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DIY – How to Make a Light Bulb Oil Lamp!

Here’s a great way to re-use your old light bulbs and turn them into oil lamps for your pleasures.  It does look dangerous though if you cracked the light bulb and the oil starts spilling out everywhere…  wait a minute, that’d cause some serious fires!

This instructable covers the entire process, from a new light bulb to a new lamp. It includes the hollowing out of the bulb. However, you’ll need to come up with your own base for the lamp.

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DIY – How to Install a Central Vacuum System in your Home!

Well, if you want to save some bucks while installing a central vacuum system in your house, here’s a perfect DIY for it although I do not recommended it.

After several months of research, I installed a central vacuum system in my house during many nights and weekends from December 2004 through January 2005. It was a big project, but well worth the effort. This instructable is intended to give an idea of the scope of the project.

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DIY Hack – HOWTO Make A High Voltage Supply in 5 Minutes!

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Here’s a fun DIY for experimenting with some high voltage from spare TV parts.

In this Instructable you will learn how to make a High Voltage High Frequency power supply in 5 minutes and for less than $20.

All you need is a compact fluorescent light (CFL) and a flyback transformer.

Flyback transformers are found in TVs and CRT monitors. They make the high voltage, high frequency current necessary to trace the electron beam across the screen. They are small and compact, and you c

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How to Make Your Own Iron Man Arc Reactor!

Here’s a cool DIY on how to make your own Iron Man Arc reactor!

This instructable is one of two parts detailing how to build an arc reactor and an iron man mask. Both work together but are written as seperate instructables for clarity. This part is for the Arc Reactor the Iron Man Mask can be found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Iron-Man-Mask/

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DIY – How to Make Color-Changing Ambient LED Lights for your room!

Here’s a cool DIY showing you how to make color-changing ambient LED lights. Mind you, you don’t have to make one, you can probably go to IKEA and buy one for a lot cheaper nowdays.

This instructable covers how to build, mount and control LED light bars to provide for full color ambient room lighting as well as “ambilight” style video effects.

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DIY – How to Make an Underwater Microphone (Hydrophone)!

The fish says, “nice work bud, now I can start vlogging about my life in the fish tank!”

Construct a inexpensive hydrophone out of things laying around your house.

I decided to put up this instructable because (to my surprise) no one has a hydrophone instructable up yet. I made mine using a mixture of other people’s hydrophone creations that I found through a google search and a bit of ingenuity.

Here’s the parts that I used but it should be fairly easy to adapt whatever similar items that you can find.

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DIY Solar Lawn Mower

Here’s another cool lookin’ solar lawn mower!

this Instructable will show you how to mow you’re grass using solar power to charge the mowers batteries

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Solar Lawnmower and Mopbot

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DIY – How to Make Biodiesel!

With the crazy fluctuation in gas prices, especially here in San Francisco, you can cut down on additional carbon footprint through biodiesel and here’s how to make your own biodiesel at home!

This is my tutorial for using my appleseed processor to make biodiesel. This tutorial will get you through the process of making biodiesel, but not the necessary washing process. I will do my next instructable on dry-washing biodiesel.

Biodiesel is a great way to go gr

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How to Make an NES Remote!

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Here’s another cool instructable on how to make an NES remote!

This idea started when I saw someone on the web putting an iPod Shuffle into a NES controller. I thought it was was a great idea. Then I got the idea to do the same thing, but instead of an iPod Shuffle, I would use the Apple Remote.So, here it is !

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DIY – How to Make a Monitor Speaker!

Here’s a great way to build a speaker out of your old car speakers sitting in the garage.

This is an instructable about making a monitor speaker from a car speaker. A cheap way of making some speakers just to get rid of those awefull computer crap.

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