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17 Creative Ways to Recycle/Upcycle Phone Books

We probably all sat on phone books at the dinner table when we were young and could not quite put our arms on the table, but thanks to innovative ideas from the creative ones there are many other uses for phone books.  I have to admit I get perturbed when I find another phone book […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Paper|1 Comment

Robot Rocker – Found Object Electronic Parts Sculpture

Robot rocker jamming out. This handmade sculpture, by AlmostHandy, is truly one of a kind.

Made from an assortment of recycled electronic parts harvested from junked electronic equipment, this piece includes silver mica capacitors, polyester film capacitors, ceramic capacitors, resistors, resistor networks, circuit boards, and wire.

He stands about 3 inches tall on a 2 inch square […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Electronics|1 Comment

DIY Dinosaur Bookend

When all else fails, make your own! My son really loves dinosaurs. We had bought a variety bag not too long ago at Hobby Lobby. There was one that ended up being perfect for this project. Don’t worry, I replaced the one I used with a new dinosaur for him!

First I took the plastic dinosaur […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Plastic|0 Comments