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Make An MP3 Player Out Of An Old Cassette

MP3 players aren’t nearly as popular as they used to be, but Instructables user BrittLiv’s MP3 player-inside-of-a-cassette is cool enough that it might be worth making regardless.


Create Your Own iOS Notifications Viewer With An Arduino

Sick of looking at your phone just to check notifications? DIYer Luke Berndt was, so he decided to build a little notifications viewer with an Arduino.


Build Secret Litter Box Storage In A Stereo Cabinet

There are plenty of ways to keep your cat litter box out of sight. Instructables user egreer1 built this nifty hider with storage from an old stereo system. It hides the sight and smell of the box.


Build Your Own Automatic Tea Machine

Making tea is pretty easy: put the bag in, let it steep, take it out. But it’s easy to forget to remove the teabag, which means you end up with a little too much flavour. Instructables user suvinks solved this problem by creating a little tea brewing machine.


Learn To Solder Copper Pipe

Soldering copper pipes is a more advanced DIY skill, but a great one to have if your house contains copper plumbing. Here’s a complete walk-through on how to solder pipes.


Five Tips To Make Painting Your Walls Easier

Dipping a roller in some paint and slapping it on a wall seems like such a simple task — and to an extent, it is. But there are a few tips and tools that do make the job quicker, easier, and result in far less paint in your hair.


Adafruit's Computer Add-On Pack For Raspberry Pi Gets You Started Quickly

The problem with the Raspberry Pi is that it doesn’t come with a keyboard, mouse and monitor so you can use it as a computer. Adafruit solves most of that with the Computer Add-On Pack.


Make A Raspberry Pi Model B+ Case From A Manila Folder

Raspberry Pi cases are a dime a dozen, but we all know making your own is usually the best way to go. The recently released Model B+ changes the form factor of the Pi enough that old cases don’t work. Thankfully, Imgur user quantumCity shares a B+ case made from a Manila folder.


Keep Baked Goods From Sticking With Homemade Pan Grease

Perhaps you grease pans for baking with butter or oil, or perhaps you’ve discovered the joy of special baking sprays. This homemade baker’s goop works even better, it’s cheaper, and it couldn’t be simpler to make.


Make A Jewellery Stand Out Of Plastic Soft Drink Bottles

Jewellery comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, which makes at-a-glance browsing difficult if all your stuff is in a box. If you’d rather have a stand, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, you can make a nice-looking one out of plastic bottles.