Nice build for a motorized lazy susan

Pretty neat hack to convert a Lazy susan to be motorized.  Cheap too…well except the motor…

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2466993

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Nice ideas to do with kids for solar power

The balloon one is nice one to try out.

http://www.doityourself.com/stry/fun-diy-projects-to-teach-your-kids-about-solar-energy

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Convert a lawnmower to air

Compressed air that is.  Interesting build (pretty simple too since you don’t need a carb, mag, etc).  I like the tweak to move the air coming in/out tube.

Converting a Lawnmower Engine To Run on Compressed Air

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Simple clothes bar for a car

Basically one tube with a bent over end is inserted into a middle tube that holds the clothes.  Good idea and cheap too.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Clothes-Bar-for-Vehicle/

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Another nice LED sign build

I like the use of wood for the backdrop.  You could do other things in the background instead of wood too.

DIY Backlit LED Sign

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Take part of a bike frame and use it for a key safe

Interesting idea…but what if someone just takes the pipe and cuts the keys loose for later use.  I could actually see making this but I don’t think I would weld the bottom.  Maybe just fold it over?

https://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Key-Safe/

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3D print your own bladeless fan

Ironically its not really blade less (fan is actually located in the base of these things).  This one is pretty neat build, uses a computer fan to push the air.

https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Portable-Bladeless-Fan/

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Another solar heater way to generate electricity

Have a magnify glass focus on one side of a peltier, the have that in water to cool the other side to generate electricity.  Interesting idea overall.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Generate-Electricity-From-Nothing/

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Make your own drone catcher

I almost fell over watching this one.  Pretty neat idea (thought range isn’t the greatest).  Guess if you need to capture some drones without killing them, this would do it.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Drone-Catcher/

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Interesting silverware organizers, last one caught my eye

I like the last one best…give its over $40 a whack…it frees up a drawer.

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/7-silverware-organizing-drawer-inserts-to-actually-get-excited-about-247811?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+apartmenttherapy%2Fmain+%28AT+Channel%3A+Main%29

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