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How to Forge Your Own DIY Sword from Scratch!

Using some incredible creativity and DIY improvisations, Jesus Hernandez forges his own sword from scratch, starting with making his own steel-forging equipment to experimenting with various different methods to make a Japanese short sword.   The best part?  Jesus did take some detailed photographs and left a long 6-part journal so you can forge your own sword from scratch. (Yes, it was that interesting, I read it all!)

“From Dust to Edge” is the documentation of a long journey in the e

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Top 5 DIY Segways and How to Make Segway From Scratch!

Over the years, segway has been slowly gaining popularity, I’ve seen them used everywhere around where I live including malls (where security guards use them inside the mall), and even my own apartment complex’s security guards, who zoom by my apartment on a daily basis.

Well, segways are great but are they worth paying for?  What if you wanted to build your own segway?

We’ve featured a slew of great segway DIYs here on Zedomax.com, let me re-cap some of them and also new ones I have found that will teach you how to build your own segway from scratch.

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Outdoor Multi-Jet Showers!

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Here’s a great way to refresh yourself outdoors with the Outdoor Multi-Jet Shower.  I have to say when I have a big yard, I will surely get one of these or even better, make myself one from scratch.

This shower, discreet by its nature, surprised everyone as soon as it was released onto the market. The mass of water coming from the 3 shower heads, two of which are placed laterally, totally envelopes the body and gives an extremely soft sensation, touching the skin like refreshing foam. The arc

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Eee PC Hack – How to Add Twitter/Facebook/Etc Status LEDs!

As I’ve mentioned, Eee PC 1000HE is probably the best netbook on the market today, that’s why I have one.   If you got one of these mini beasts, you might want to also know that it’s possible to hack it with status LEDs that can tell you when your friend tweeted you on Twitter or even get notified when someone write on your Facebook wall.

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Food Hack – How to Make Japanese Style Ramen!

Well, if there’s a DIY Ramen Robot, we also need to learn how to make one.

My dad used to live in Japan for couple years as a college exchange student.  Without further saying, my dad knows Japanese culture and food very well, even speaks Japanese fluently.  Well, he’s favorite Japanese food is Japanese-style ramen.  He used to tell me all these stories about how Japanese ramen (in Japan) is the best ramen in the world, and that’s coming from a Korean man, it means a lot.

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Projector DIY – How to Make an HD Projector!

If you have been waiting all your life to make a 720P HD projector from scratch, you can actually do that now for about $708.  G&P Optoelectronics sells DIY HD projector kits, all of which you will need to make a full 720P HD projector.  I sorta like idea for DIY HD projector except it’s still way over-priced for a DIY project.  But it sure beats anything else out there on the market today.

Instruction Manual –

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Six Simple Tips For Building Outdoor Sheds

If You Are In A Hurry, Buy Prefabricated Kit Let’s start with this. The prefabricated kits are fool proof and have simple and easy construction. Usually the shed kits also come with years warranty – something that you don’t get if you build your shed entirely from scratch. So if you are not looking for do-it-yourself challenge and you just want a shed done, buy a prefabricated kit and forget about doing it from scratch.

Get The Foundations Right If your foundations is bad even the best shed project may get destr

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Wood DIY – How to Make Custom Ergonomic Computer Desk!

I am still blogging on cheap IKEA desks and I really *WISH* I can get a bigger, more ergonomic desk real soon.  While I am waiting to move to a new place for my new desk, you can check out this awesome DIY that shows you how to make custom, ergonomic computer desk from scratch.  And IKEA?  Forget IKEA, I’ve spent almost a thousand dollars on 3 coffee tables and they ALL broke after a year.

As a web developer, I spend LOTS of time at the keyboard.   For me, having an ergonomic computer desk is an absolute essential.  Recently, making the transition to working full time for

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Quick Twitter DIY – How to Make a ReTweetThis button for your WordPress Blog from Scratch!

Well, I’ve been messing with Twitter today, I even made a new URL shortening called U2S.Me in 2 hours, here’s how to make ReTweet This! button for your WordPress blog froms scratch:

For those of you who want to create your own “ReTweet This!” button using your favorite URL shortener, (mine is U2S.Me, which I made from scratch) you can easily implement a CURL into your single.php to make this happen on the fly.

Here’s how to do it, add the following code in your single.php (This example uses U2S.Me to shor

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iPhone Hack – How to Make a Solar iPhone Charger!

Have an iPhone or iPod?  Well, a lot of you do and if you wanted to get a solar charger for it, here’s how to make your very own from scratch.

I wanted a charger for my iPodTouch and the MintyBoost was definitely my first choice. I wanted to take it a bit further and make it not only rechargeable but also solar powered. The other issue is that the iPhone and iPodTouch have large batteries in them and will deplete the two AA batteries in the MintyBoost rather

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