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How to Make a “Virtual” Office!

For those of you jobless and want to impress your girlfriend, here’s how to make a “virtual” office!

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iPad Case DIY – How to Make a Quilted iPad Case!

For those of you who want a “softer” iPad case yet functional enough to roll it like a joint and angle your iPad for optimal viewing, check out this DIY quilted (and rollable) iPad case you can make given you have some quilting skills (or know someone who does such as your mother/sister).

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Fireplace DIY – How to Make a Portable Mini Fireplace!

What you see is actually real “fire”, a really cool DIY portable mini fireplace that could give your bedroom just enough heat before you head to sleep.

Isn’t it beautiful?

via lifehacker, Project Page

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Coffee Table DIY – How to Make a Coffee Table Out of an Old Pinball Machine!

Projects such as this one inspire me where the author has recycled and re-made an old pinball machine into a coffee table.  Might work as great coffee table for your family room.

There I was, minding my own business, when all of a sudden (as all good stories start) I found an old pinball machine at the dump. I promptly took it home and has help putting it in the house where it sat in my living room long enough to put rust stains on the carpeting where the metal feet sat.

It wasn’t complete enough to make it work without spending a lot of time and money on it.

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Electricity Hack – How to Make a Peltier Thermoelectric Cooler!

For those of you looking for alternative ways to create energy when you are camping, take a look at this video that shows you how to make a Peltier Thermoelectric Cooler, which can produce electricity from a camp fire, pretty neat.

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Necklace DIY – How to Make a Firefox Necklace!

For those of you with some craft skills and want to impress your girlfriend, how about making your lover this DIY Firefox Necklace.  Best of all, this necklace looks rather cool and no one will accuse your girlfriend of using the actual Firefox browser all the time.

I used rubber cement to affix the template to a piece of 18ga. silver sheet, and used a small saw to cut out the shape on top of a jewelry maker’s bench pin, which is that fork-shaped wooden surface you see in the video. Finish it up with files and a lot of sanding using a flex shaft and slotted mandrel. Th

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Domo DIY – How to make Domo Speakers!

For those of you who enjoy the Domo, here’s how to make your own Domo speakers.

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Pool DIY – How to Make Solar Pool Warmers!

For those of you who want to keep your pool heated more but want to save money and energy on using a water heater (all the time), you can make these nifty lily pad pool warmers that will absorb the sun’s energy and heat your pool. Make a bunch of these and you might save a ton of money over using your pool heater.

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DSLR Hack – How to Make a 3D Stereoscope Photo/Video DSLR!

Here’s a great idea for converting your DSLR camera into a 3D stereoscope photo/video DSLR.  This one is using a Canon 7D, which can shoot 1080P HD videos, I bet it’s an awfully cheap yet effective hack to bring your DSLR up to 3D world.

The 3-D photos would be easy to reproduce on any color printer as long as you have Photoshop or any software to size the prints at about 6 or 7 inches wide. When you shoot video (ideally 16 x 9 HD) with this device, you should be able to open the video file on your computer or iPad, size the image width to about six or seven inch

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DSLR/Camcorder DIY – How to Make a Skater Dolly Using PVC Pipes!

Ever since I started hanging (I mean actually visiting them at job sites) out with my plumber friends at Sewer Specialists, they’ve been teaching me awful a lot including how easy it is to get some PVC piping together.   Well, here’s a cool skate dolly you can use for those action reels you are working on and save a bunch of money over retail.

Just like any other camera movement, using the table-top dolly takes a little practice to get smooth. Use it to circle, or describe an arc, around or past an objec

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