Category Archives: Misc-Life

use the ends of onions to regrow them

In this case it works with Scallions as well as regular onions. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Scallions-or-Green-Onions/

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Make a simple coin gun

Basically a simple slingshot like build.  Good project to do with kids. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coin-Gun/

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A simple Pocket Hole Jig

One thing that has annoyed me is how much Kreg Pocket hole jigs cost.  Its not much too them but $40 is alot to swallow.  There are clones, but I believe they are trying to avoid a patent so they … Continue reading

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Another Hydrogen Generator build

This one is out of PVC pipe and looks like a rocket.  The plates build the author does is interesting.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Ship-Hydrogen-Generator/?ALLSTEPS

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Build a water pump that uses cordless drill batteries

Nice build.  At first I assumed this was built with 3D printed parts.  Nope, PVC pipe instead.  Looks really nice. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cordless-Water-Pump/?ALLSTEPS

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Build a simple Laser trip alarm

Pretty simple trip alarm.  Could be extended out to cover more than the “doll” size. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Security-System-3/?ALLSTEPS

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Another bubble reciept

This one is a cup of water, 1.5 tablespoons of sugar, and 5-8 ml of shampoo. http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bubble-Solution-in-Home-How-to-Make-a-Bubble-S/

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Another knit tube, but with holes for easier access

OK I have posted about these before, but I like this one since each slot has a “hole” that allows the needle to pull the yarn out and over with.  Good idea. http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitting-With-a-Piece-of-Plastic-Pipe/?ALLSTEPS

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Make a PVC slingshot bow with whisker biscuit

Nice build.  The Whisker is a toothbrush, I also like how the author bends the handle. http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Slingshot-Bow-With-Homemade-Whisker-Biscuit-Vi/ The author also had an origninal build here that this is based (and improved) on http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Slingshot-Bow-V-20-With-Shooting-Demo-Video/  

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Cool idea, hang buckets to use to hold trimmers

Could be used for other power tools like leaf blower too. http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-Trimmer-Storage-From-Three-Gallon-Buckets/?ALLSTEPS

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