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April 22, 2011, at 11:58 AM by Adric -
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  • Small garden composter
    • geoff
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  • Come up with uses for all those small 8"x8" plexi glass windows.
  • other cool recycled things ideas????
April 22, 2011, at 11:56 AM by Adric -
April 22, 2011, at 11:55 AM by Adric -
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  • My Big Fresnel Death Ray. (need a box of cheap uv cutting sunglasses

for anyone who wants to be around it,)

  • Someone's Fuel Cell Solar Cell Car, (there next to the drill press

since we moved in, looks complete has a manual)

  • Demo Power use with the Killowatt, LED VS CFL VS lightbulb, and or

phantom power demo.

  • demo a Copper oxide home built solar cell (cooked the copper for the

cell the other day

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  • Geoff
  • My Big Fresnel Death Ray. (need a box of cheap uv cutting sunglasses
    • (still need a batch of sunglasses for anyone who wants to be around it)
      • adric
  • Someone's Fuel Cell Solar Cell Car, (there next to the drill press since we moved in, looks complete has a manual)
  • Demo Power use with the Killowatt, LED VS CFL VS lightbulb, and or phantom power demo.
  • demo a Copper oxide home built solar cell (cooked the copper for the cell the other day, (still need to test) -ad
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  • possibly have folks make zinc/pennies lemon juice volta piles (make

article on it, ive had limited success replicating)

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  • Sanded pennies salt water volta piles (make had a article on it), can make throwies. -adric & walter
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strong fabric (someone posted a link here

  • Wine Bottle Recycling? (the rack rails i put along side of the

building I think we could bolt in a scribe and a bottle stop and clamp that in the benchmate box i have to score them)

  • My junk built Solar Shop heater. (hopefully fully thermal switched

and solar powered by then. (wrong season, but shows how some junk plus $1.50 can lend some warmth to a chilly garage

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strong fabric (someone posted a link here

  • lexi?
  • Wine Bottle Recycling?
    • gabe
  • My junk built Solar Shop heater. (hopefully fully thermal switched and solar powered by then. (wrong season, but shows how some junk plus $1.50 can lend some warmth to a chilly garage ***adric
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to spin the teeny pinwheel)

  • Sanded penny voltaic pile battery/Led throwie?)
  • Coke Bottle Air/Water rocket toy.
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to spin the teeny pinwheel)

  • adric
  • Coke Bottle Air/Water rocket toy.
    • adric
  • Slow Photography, Taking pictures using blueprint paper, Snus tin pinhole throwies,
    • adric
April 22, 2011, at 11:47 AM by Adric -
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  • Sanded penny voltaic pile battery/Led throwie?)
April 22, 2011, at 11:45 AM by Adric -
April 22, 2011, at 11:45 AM by Adric -
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  • Coke Bottle Air/Water rocket toy.
April 15, 2011, at 02:10 PM by Adric -
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Ideas pulled from Emails:

  • Milk Jug/carton planters.
  • My Big Fresnel Death Ray. (need a box of cheap uv cutting sunglasses

for anyone who wants to be around it,)

  • Someone's Fuel Cell Solar Cell Car, (there next to the drill press

since we moved in, looks complete has a manual)

  • Demo Power use with the Killowatt, LED VS CFL VS lightbulb, and or

phantom power demo.

  • demo a Copper oxide home built solar cell (cooked the copper for the

cell the other day need to make the electrolyte and jar, milliamp meter and testing)

  • possibly have folks make zinc/pennies lemon juice volta piles (make

article on it, ive had limited success replicating)

  • plastic bag "Tyvec clone" ironing plastic bags together to make a

strong fabric (someone posted a link here

  • Wine Bottle Recycling? (the rack rails i put along side of the

building I think we could bolt in a scribe and a bottle stop and clamp that in the benchmate box i have to score them)

  • My junk built Solar Shop heater. (hopefully fully thermal switched

and solar powered by then. (wrong season, but shows how some junk plus $1.50 can lend some warmth to a chilly garage

  • Wind and sun powered yardlight. (tested it got it charged from nothing to a medium glow driving home, took about a 6mph wind

to spin the teeny pinwheel)

Other ideas:

  • Gabe's big motor setup with a crank and a load. to show folks how

much work work it takes.

  • We have lots of 12V gel cells, think about how to power things with

them, or demo some electrolysis

  • Ive got an electric scooter in the back yard, needs a fair bit of

work, and probably wont

  • Old UPS turned into a solar/battery/car 110V AC inverter.
  • setting up the satellite tv dish, and my antenna tripod to warwalk/long distance link