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Make your shredder super fast

Not sure how long the shredder parts will last in this case, but the author basically put in a stonger motor (100x factor) into an existing home shredder and wow…its fast. https://sploid.gizmodo.com/this-paper-shredder-upgraded-with-a-scary-powerful-moto-1826457917

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Embedding information in text

I have seen other builds like this before.  But not one that was geared to take you to a website from a recipe.  Basically the font is modified somewhat to embed information in it that a computer can see.  But … Continue reading

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Rebuilding an old wheelbarrow

New wheelbarrows can run an easy $100, and thats for one with a shallow plastic tub.  SO sometimes its well worth rebuilding an old strong one. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Old-Wheelbarrow/

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Fume extractor on the cheap

OK I have seen alot of these typically involving a 3D printed part. but…this takes the cake, the author cut the legs from an old monitor cover, and the “case” is a tuperware container.  My 2 cents, give it a … Continue reading

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Nice write up for a draw bot

I have seen several of these builds, but not a good write up on one til now. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Drawing-Machine/

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3D print a skateboard carrier for your bike

Took me a minute to figure out how this works.  Clever build overall 3D Printed Skateboard Mount for Bikes

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Interesting RPi Image, Home Assistant

It seems that Raspberry Pi work for home automation has been moving right along.  This image for RPi looks interesting to try out. https://home-assistant.io/components/

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Cool build for a poster mount

Pretty neat build where you can swap out the posters quickly. Get Magnetic With Your Poster Display

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Convert a propane tank to a Foundry

Interesting build. https://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Foundry-1/

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Nice simple way to make stakes more visible

Basically you are heating it up, dipping it into powdered paint, then heating it a bit more to melt anything left.  Good idea overall.  Looks like it sticks better than regular paint (I typically just spray paint stuff like this). … Continue reading

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