Taking The Easy Way Out

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book lamp,neat,not a kludge
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From the submitter:

While I appreciate the skill displayed in the other booklamps produced, I feel they lack a certain kludge factor. I think I've achieved that here. Plus, no books were harmed in the making of this lamp!

Have an Issue? Here's a Tissue

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dual use,neat,not a kludge
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Make Your Own Outlet Timer

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DIY,Hall of Fame,neat,not a kludge,outlet
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Instructables user cbaabc73 came up with a cheap and easy way to turn off outlets when you aren't using them. He built it after noticing his wife kept leaving the curling iron plugged, which can be extremely dangerous. This DIY project takes only basic tools without the use of soldering.

Top 5 Unique Bookshelves

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bookshelves,clever,list,neat,not a kludge
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Well Freaking Done!

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awesome,book,lamp,neat,not a kludge
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Last week I issued a challenge to design a book lamp like boutique ones made by Typewriter Boneyard but for a fraction of the cost. Lo and behold, user Richard made a beauty. Using three used books and light fitting parts found at a DIY store, he built this model with two hours of spare time and less than £15. A tip of the hat to you sir for putting together such

Gaulish Army Knife

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art,Hall of Fame,neat,not a kludge,swiss army knife
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Just Toss It Out When It's Obsolete

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cardboard,computer cases,fire hazard,neat
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Oh, it has a quality control sticker on it. Must be legit. ~Not-So-Handy Andy