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IKEA Hack! "TARVA" Apothecary Cabinet [DIY]

14 Ways to Hack IKEA’s RAST Dresser

If one RAST makeover is inspiring, what do you call ten RAST makeovers? Probably something like TENIGGYKTA (IKEA joke). At under $40 each, the RAST is a great deal for customizing a chest of drawers from IKEA into a piece that you’ll want to keep around for quite a while. Whether you’re hunting for …

Insanely Creative Things People Have Made from IKEA Bed Slats

What can you make from IKEA's most utilitarian offering, you ask? Well what <i>can't</i> you make? The SULTAN LADE bed slats are a $10 take home add-on that …

IKEA

Doctor Who TARDIS Bedding

Perfect for interdimensional jetlag<p>Doctor Who TARDIS Bedding<p>Officially-licensed Doctor Who merchandise<p>Choose Comforter or Sheet Set, each in Twin, …

Build Your Own Two-Player Miniature Cocktail Arcade Cabinet

Cocktail cabinets are an excellent way to cram a two-player arcade into a small package. DIYer CircuitBeard shows off his build, which uses a …

Build A Retro Gaming Table On The Cheap With A $20 IKEA Table And A Raspberry Pi

We've shown you how to build a retro gaming table before but if you're looking for something a bit cheaper, Element14 shows off how to build one …

RetroUSB Announce ‘AVS’ Nintendo NES HDMI Ready Clone Console Due For Summer Release

With the constant arrival of new hardware for classic systems, it was only a matter of time before someone built the ultimate solution to enjoying …

Retrogaming

Can't buy a SNES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50 - Pocket-lint

Like vinyl records, The Crystal Maze and seaside holidays, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined machines based on both …

Raspberry Pi

This Is the "I Am Chewie" STAR WARS Hoodie

Handmade Books: Vinyl Record Book

I recently delved into the world of handmade books. If you follow me on Facebook, you probably saw a sneak peek. The best part of this is that I made …

Pebble Time Smartwatch

Pebble's prior watches were long considered the best you could buy. So the expectations for the Pebble Time Smartwatch are high. Unlike most new LCD …

Feel The Fires Of Mordor With A Lord Of The Rings Fire Pit

Alex Dodson is a Brit who makes amazing stoves and fire pits out of spent LP gas bottles. Here is his Witch King of Angmar burner. When not upcycling gas bottles into fiery, characterful creations, Alex teaches technology in a secondary school and tries to inspire the next generation of makers. See …

Bottoms Up: Build These Stylish Adjustable-Height Bar Stools

If you’ve got a bar, workshop, or breakfast nook in need of seating and you’re up for a serious weekend challenge, break out your power tools, because I’ve found the perfect project for you! If you’re ready to reach beyond beginner-level woodworking, now just might be the right time to try your …

Woodworking

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

Five ways to repurpose (or sell!) unwanted tech

Someone got you that thing you wanted during the holidays, and that’s awesome. Maybe someone got you something you really didn’t want, which is a lot …

10 Gifts You Can Make From Your Vinyl Record Collection

[bs_slideshow]<p>It’s the day before Christmas Eve. The last minute shoppers are out, and I am usually one of them. This year I had an idea to make a clock out of an old Chopin vinyl record. I went to my local flea market, bought a couple old clocks, and tore them apart. I loved the way the clock …

Optimus Prime In Stained Glass

Stained glass or colored glass works of art have been around forever and the methods to create that glass haven’t changed much since ancient times.<p>What has changed, are the images themselves as today’s stained glass artists have shifted from predominantly religious themes to those of pop icons such …

VW Bus Keychain Slips into a Mini Garage

This is one really fun way to keep your keys safe. It’s a VW bus keychain. But that’s not the big deal. What makes the VW Bus Keychain cool is the …

R2-D2 and C-3PO Wedding Rings

Ahh geek love. When a pair of Star Wars super fans get married surely you cannot expect them to go with boring old plain metal rings. No, they must …

Taxidermy Deer Head Costume

Okay, I might have just found my disguise for Halloween this year! This totally cool costume was create by Martina Jurin from Liège, Belgium.<p>I love it because it fits three very important requirements:<p>1) Cheap and easy to make. Materials include cardboard and paper mache and paint. Knowing me I …

Kid Dresses Up as a Vending Machine and Other Inanimate Objects Every Year for Halloween

Redditor MoobyTheGoldenCalf appears to have turned the dynamics of the typical trick-or-treater to candy-giver relationship upside down with this ingenious vending machine costume that he made for his son this year. Although it doesn’t actually dispense snacks, there is something wonderfully poetic …

Vomiting Doll Punch Bowl Fountain

Nothing signifies a rousing shindig like the distinct sound of splattering vomit, especially when it’s a Halloween party based on infamous horror film <i>The Exorcist</i>!<p><i>The Exorcist</i> is one of the greatest horror films of all time, and this project recreates the iconic moment when the demonically …

Rock Hard Abs in 3 Moves

Possessing a pretty impressive set of abs himself, Brian Peeler knows what it takes to get one. As an NASM-certified personal trainer, Peeler doesn't …

Workouts

The best total-body, single-kettlebell workout

As trendy as kettlebells have become, many chain gyms don’t offer enough that you can be sure you’ll get a matching pair at a given time (especially …

The 1,000-Rep Morning Metabolism Igniter

Light your fat-frying furnace for the entire day<p>Mornings are tough and morning workouts are tougher.<p>But the right routine is worth waking up for, especially if it allows you to crank out 1,000 reps in 30 minutes, like this one from Craig Ballantyne, MS, CTT, and editor of EarlyToRise.com.<p>“When you …

How-To: Darth Vader Stove

Have you been looking for an outdoor stove, but can’t find one that’s ominous enough? Or maybe you’re just looking to build a steam locomotive version of the Death Star (The Death Star Express!) and need an appropriate firebox? Either way, Instuctbles member doddieszoomer has you covered with this …

Star

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Power Rangers

A Clever Upcycled Lamp Made Out of an Old Vinyl Record and a Camera Tripod

Germany-based designer Sandman recently created this beautiful upcycled studio lamp out of a vinyl record and a camera tripod. They has more …

Star

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Lego

How To Make Your Own (Floating!) Concrete Boat

Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy<p>The Greek polymath Archimedes is said to have solved the mystery of buoyancy in a bathtub. Even if the story is apocryphal, his principle isn't: If an object weighs less than the water it displaces, it won't sink.<p>Even concrete can float. Materials …