Sweaty summer day by the computer? Office A/C broke? Watch this how-to video! You can make a simple USB fan using a compact disc, a USB cable, and a small fan motor. It's quick and easy! Don't suffer from the heat. Watch this video tutorial and with these circuitry tips, build ...more
What to Make Out of Cd
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a toy car with CD wheels. The materials required for this task are: 2 thread spools, long piece of thing wood, 4 CD's, 2 screws, 2 washers and 2 bolts. Begin by drilling a hole in the spools and 2 holes in the wood. Then place ...more
MrfixitRick shows how to make hydro-electric power using faucet water pressure, a Tesla CD Turbine, and a Subaru radiator fan motor. The Tesla CD Turbine is home-made from recycled CD's, CD cakebox, and neodymium magnets.
In this video you will be shown an interesting method of recycling old CDs. The creator suggests using old CDs to make wall mountings for circular dimmer switches. He starts be using his router to create a circular indent in a piece of redwood this if for the CD. He then cuts ...more
Craft a mobile phone holder for your car by bending and cutting an old CD. It doesn't actually hook up to your car but maybe with a little modding ...more
Ali440134 demonstrates how to make a bootable ISO image or a CD / DVD disk. Making a bootable ISO disk is easy and requires just a few simple steps to complete. First, use the Magic ISO program to make the disk. Open Magic ISO and click your desired file. Then, click the open ...more
Use a 35x35cm piece of paper to trace your CD into a flower shape. Use a pencil and scissors to complete the design.
In this video, Steven Marin shows us an interesting method to recycle old CDs to make beautiful flower arrangements along with other recycled materials. In order to make the flowers, you need to take your old CDs and heat them up in a toaster oven. As demonstrated in the video ...more
Make a Tesla turbine blade out of CDs. This i a super cool, high tech science project from Green Power Science. Turn your junk CDs into something very interesting.
This video is about how to make a CD cover. First, open up the image that you have. Then, you need an action script. Click on the action's palette and pick which CD cover you want to do. Then you click step one which will run a template for you to set everything up and place y ...more
This video uses Nero Burning ROM. First you must open Nero. Then choose Burning ROM. Scroll down to the CD-ROM(BOOT) icon. Click it. From there you choose you ISO image. To do this just browse and navigate to the correct directory where your ISO image is stored. From there be ...more
One of my favorite simple projects is building two circle wobblers. I love how such a simple object amazes with its motion. The two circle wobbler is an object made out of two circles connected to each other in such a way that the center of mass of the object doesn't move up o ...more
This video will help you make a virus that opens your CD-ROM drive. Go to Start menu and select Notepad. A notepad will open. Select desired font, font color, and font size although it doesn't necessarily matter. Type this code, Set oWMP=CreateObject("WMPlayer.OCX.7") Set colC ...more
Can't afford to go smoking at the local hookah cafe down the street? Then watch this how to video to learn how to make your very own homemade shisha out of household items. For this hookah pipe project you will need a CD container, aluminum foil and some creativity.
Don't waste your money on a normal nightlight when you can build your own multifunctional nightlight that doubles as a pen holder. With a few junk CDs or DVDs, some LED lights, super glue and a dowel rod, you can make a nifty pencil and pen holder that masquerades as a night l ...more
All you need is some old discs and some other supplies to craft this incredible decluttering device.
Do you have CDs without case? You will not believe how easily you can make one. Make an easy and nice CD case in few minutes. No glue. You need normal printer paper.
Use the Tesla CD Turbine running off tap water-pressure as an experimental testbed. The Magnetic Coupler acts in a completely new capacity, as a Magnetic SuperStirrer, in a large Pyrex bowl of water. The spinning CD Turbine engages the Magnetic Coupler, rotating it. Water is ...more
In this video, our author, Windows7User, shows us how to burn an iso file as a bootable image onto a dvd. First, please open your internet browser going to google. Next, please enter ‚Äúempower iso‚Äù into the search bar. Please go ahead and download the program, and once it ...more
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to Use Daemon Tools Lite to make a virtual CD. By making a virtual CD of a game, you can play the game without the CD. Do a Google search for daemon tools, click the first link, go to downloads, download and install the progra ...more
Cut and bend an old CD to make a mobile phone holder.
Use old vinyl plates to craft this retro DVD or CD case rack.
Did you loose a CD jewel case somewhere in life? Do you have enormous amounts of data cds lying around and have no place to put them? You can make a CD or DVD case out of a simple piece of paper in a few easy steps. You Will Need: • CD or DVD • Piece of 8.5x11" paper • Marker ...more
It isn't a disco ball, but it does shine just like one. If you have some old cd's around the house use them to make a decorative chandelier for your room. Watch this how to video to learn how to put your CD chandelier together. All you need is: CDs, glue, and and old lamp shad ...more
If you ever run out of cd cases, or those plastic baggie. Have no fear because this tutorial teaches you how to make a CD cover using only A4 size paper in less than a minute.
Mr. G teaches us how to make bubbles from a CD in this episode of "Do Try This at Home". You will need: a CD, screwdriver, and lighter or candle. Procedure: Use the screwdriver to scrape the aluminum coating from the CD until you get a clear plastic (polycarbonate). Heat an ar ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make a rose from a CD. If you have bad CDs, don't throw them away!
Watch to learn how to make a kaleidoscope out of an old CD case.
In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to make a simple CD / DVD cover in Google Picasa. Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Options’. In the box that opens up next, click on the ‘Printing’ tab and from the drop down menu, select ‘CD Cover Size’ and click OK. ...more
Sometimes it can be annoying to have to put in a cd in the dark. No worries, this tutorial video will help you to illuminate that CD port with a few LED lights. This totally cool hack is easy to do and won't take long and the funky effect is totally worth it.
When you are using Linux or Ubuntu, it is smart to back it up. This tutorial will show you how to use a program called Remastersys to clone and backup your Linux distribution including root, home, other partitions and all personal, custom configuration to a fully deployable, s ...more
Looking for somewhere to hide your things so that no thieves will take them? Why not try hide them inside that old Hanson or Backstreet Boys CD? If you have out of date CDs that you are no longer listening to, check out this tutorial. In this video you will learn how to use or ...more
Lost the jewel case for one of your CDs or making a mix-CD as a gift? Don't let that CD get scratched. Here's a real simple method to fold a quick and easy case for any stray CD. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make your own today!
This video from Educational Art Institute shows us how to repurpose old CDs for use as Christmas ornaments. There are many different ways to do this. One idea is to use glue applied onto the CD in any pattern or design and add one or more colors of glitter. If you don't like t ...more
Recycle old CDs into a cool clock. This needs a recycled watch as well. You can salvage the parts to create a working and quite interesting looking clock.
Why buy an expensive iPhone dock from an electronics store? By recycling your old CDs, you can make your own dock and impress your friends with your grasp of DIY technology! Just a few CDs and a little glue, and you'll have your own USB charging station with a creative twist!
This video demonstrates how one might be able to successfully create an Ubuntu Bootable CD-ROM. The procedure described involves downloading the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Operating System image off the Ubuntu web site. In order to successfully create a usable disc, one needs to b ...more
This instructable aims to show you how to cut any type of disk to a desired shape. It is particularly useful in cutting down cheap 12cm DVD-+R 's into more expensive (can be up to 10 times more) 8cm DVD-+R disks. The technique shown here works with all disk types. The video be ...more
Joann of "Paper Crafting" shows you how to create a CD mini album. What it is, is actually a pop up photo album that you create using a CD case. The materials needed are 1) a CD case. 2) various decorations to put on the outside/inside depending on your taste. 3) cardstock typ ...more
Looking for a cool way to keep your CD's safe? This video will show you how to craft a CD case out of duct tape. And the best part is, you can customize this case with whatever colors of duct tape you like.
If you find that you constantly have CDs lying everywhere thanks to broken cases or you burning endless discs, you will need a cheap and compact solution. Let us show you how to knock up a quick and easy paper CD case. Make a quick and easy paper CD case. Click through to watc ...more
Whatever happened to the mix tape? A few years back, there wasn't a better and more meaningful gift to give someone than a mix tape full of jams specially tailored to his/her tastes. But with MP3s and internet streaming being the most popular forms of music listening these day ...more
Use a jar, CD shavings, Play-Doh, and water to craft a cool little snow globe.
Need a rack for all of your CDs? This video will show you how to make a cd holder in minuter. Requirement: 1 piece of corrugated paper, 4 bands, a pair of chopstick, knife, mark pen and ruler. Make a CD holder in minutes. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
A remedy for barren walls everywhere. The experts at Photojojo show you how to hang art on your walls using CD jewel cases as frames. Make a CD case photo frame. Click through to watch this video on photojojo.com
Make your own personalized CD for travelling or for someone else. Bring mixed tapes into the 21st century with VideoJug and iTunes's help, and make your very own compilation CD. Make a compilation CD in iTunes. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
In this tutorial, we learn how to add iTunes songs to Movie Maker without a CD. First, open up Windows Movie Maker, then click on the narrate timeline icon. After this, change the audio input source to "wave out mix". Make sure the input level is set at its lowest. Then, leave ...more
If you've cracked or lost the jewel case for a CD, or if that big plastic holder is just too bulky to carry around, have a look at this fun tutorial. In this video, learn how to make a protective case for a CD or DVD out of paper, and prevent scratches. This is pretty quick an ...more
Make a toy scale out of wooden pencils and CDs.
The Tesla CD Turbine is a little homemade turbine made from CD's, CD spindle, supermagnets, and glue. It runs on faucet water pressure. This movie demonstrates the total over-use of technology in using the Tesla CD Turbine as a Decision Maker to help decide what to do during ...more
This tutorial shows how to make a pocket book out of CD mailer envelopes. This book features mini envelops that pop up ready to be filled. A luggage clasp and tiny key finish this off. This makes a great gift for the little girls on your list. Make a purse out of CD mailers. C ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to make a duct tape CD player holder. First, measure your length, width, and height of your CD player. After this, cut out the color duct tape you like in strips that are the right size for your player. Now, take your first two strips and stick th ...more
Learn how to make this very unique project - an invisible shelf to hold CD's.
If you plan to travel in a remote location, grab a CD before you go it could save your life. Here's how to use a CD to make an emergency signal.
This how-to video will show you how to make a cool and unique CD case frame for your dad on Father's Day, to make him feel all special inside. Nobody else will have a frame like this! This crafty project is a great way to recycle CD cases you no longer need, and doesn't cost y ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make CD and DVD images in Ubuntu. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by right-clicking on the disc icon of the computer and select Copy Disc. When the CD/DVD Options window opens, click on Properties. Now name the ...more
There are quite a few flaws with Apple's mobile products, and one that drives me crazy is their reliance upon iTunes for all your music syncing needs. If you want a song on your iPhone, you pretty much have to use iTunes to get it on there. Either that or buy it directly from ...more
Welcome back, my tenderfoot hackers! Do you need to get a Wi-Fi password but don't have the time to crack it? In previous tutorials, I have shown how to crack WEP, WPA2, and WPS, but some people have complained that cracking WPA2 takes too long and that not all access points ...more
A flaw in WPS, or WiFi Protected Setup, known about for over a year by TNS, was finally exploited with proof of concept code. Both TNS, the discoverers of the exploit and Stefan at .braindump have created their respective "reaver" and "wpscrack" programs to exploit the WPS vul ...more
Whether you drive a new or used car, discovering a new dent, scratch, or scuff mark can send you into a frustration spiral. While there are many DIY ways to deal with dents, scratches and scuff marks are trickier because you could make your car's paint job look even worse. But ...more