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100 Unusual Ways to DIY

From DIY Dentistry to Redneck Houseboats

— May 24, 2010 — Unique
We may be bouncing back from the global recession, but saving money is still a top priority for most people, and these unusual ways to DIY pose curious methods to do so.

These odd ways to DIY don't just save you money, but also give you quite the sense of accomplishment. From DIY dentistry to "redneck" houseboat projects and DIY fashions, there are do-it-yourself options in nearly every industry.

Implications - Due to the recent recession, money-conscious consumers did not have the luxury of allowing themselves the help of professional services. They relied more on DIY techniques that would accomplish their tasks, while also saving funds. Companies can appeal to demographics that appreciate DIY strategies by supplying them with necessary materials or guidelines.
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DIY Hat Communities
DIY Hat Communities
Hathead.com
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DIY Celebrity Robots
DIY Celebrity Robots
The Elvinator
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97
DIY Flash Sites
DIY Flash Sites
Wix.com Lets You Make Free Flash Websites
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96
DIY Pet Pampering
DIY Pet Pampering
Doggie Spa Kit
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95
DIY Dental Work
DIY Dental Work
The Dental Camera Lets You Play Dentist on Your Own
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94
DIY Gift Tags
DIY Gift Tags
The Northcoast Zeitgeist Homemade Project Inspires Scrappy Creations
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93
DIY Personal Documentaries
DIY Personal Documentaries
Compile Video Clips With AARP's 'DocYOUmentary Maker'
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92
DIY Unfaithfulness Tests
DIY Unfaithfulness Tests
The Semen Spy Kit Detects Infidelity on Your Sheets
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DIY Music Videos
DIY Music Videos
Animoto Slide Shows (VIDEO)
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90
DIY Jet Rides
DIY Jet Rides
The Madagascar Institute's Regurgatron is a Not-So-Merry-Go-Round
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89
DIY Video Mosaics
DIY Video Mosaics
Make Any YouTube Video (Like THTV) Tiled and Playable
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88
DIY Chocolate Milk
DIY Chocolate Milk
Sipahh Portable Flavoring Straws
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87
DIY Teen Mobiles
DIY Teen Mobiles
The 'Fall' Game by the Canadian Design Team Tests Balance Skills
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86
DIY Coconut Headphones
DIY Coconut Headphones
Head to the Jungle With These Fruity Personal Speakers
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85
DIY Jacket Cuff Lights
DIY Jacket Cuff Lights
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DIY Doodle Bags
DIY Doodle Bags
Scribble Couture
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83
DIY Celeb Dolls
DIY Celeb Dolls
Knitted Icons
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82
DIY Sarah Palin Speeches
DIY Sarah Palin Speeches
PALINdrome
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81
DIY Timepieces
DIY Timepieces
The Ice Tube Clock Kit is Made for Tinkerers
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80
DIY Stuffed Toys
DIY Stuffed Toys
Shawnimals Plusform
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79
DIY Spiderman Gloves
DIY Spiderman Gloves
Inventor Jem Stansfield Turns a Vacuum Into a Wall-Grabbing Device
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DIY Boa Fashion
DIY Boa Fashion
Ms. Kitty's Closet Shows What You Can Do With Spare Fabric and a Feather Boa
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DIY Activism
DIY Activism
Caution Tape For Social Commentary
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DIY Badvertising
DIY Badvertising
Attack Ad Generator
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DIY Kitchen Radios
DIY Kitchen Radios
Studio Lama's Endless Design Possibility Music Player
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DIY Braille
DIY Braille
AccuBraille Adds Dots Everywhere
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DIY Frosty Sipsters
DIY Frosty Sipsters
The Plastis Ice Straw is a Simple and Ingenious Way to Slurp Drinks
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DIY Glowing Watches
DIY Glowing Watches
LED Pocket Watch is Made From Family Heirloom
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DIY Footballs
DIY Footballs
Make Your Own Soccer Ball With Innovative Football Tape
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70
DIY Celebumorphing
DIY Celebumorphing
MorphThing.com
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69
DIY Matryoshka Dolls
DIY Matryoshka Dolls
These Painted Treasures Make for the Ultimate Customizable Gift
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DIY Transformer Camera
DIY Transformer Camera
90's Toy Turned Into Picturesque Warrior
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67
DIY Dog Booties
DIY Dog Booties
These Crafty Canine Kicks Will Keep Paws Warm
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DIY Eco-Coolers
DIY Eco-Coolers
Tree Stump Cooler
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DIY Ice Sculpture
DIY Ice Sculpture
Swan Mold
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DIY Bidets
DIY Bidets
Eliminate Wasteful Potty Habits With a Garden Hose
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63
DIY iPod Docks
DIY iPod Docks
Create Your Own Speakers With an Atari 2600 Shell
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DIY Reality Contests
DIY Reality Contests
The Biggest Loser Inspires People To Create Their Own Weight Loss Groups
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DIY Holograms
DIY Holograms
GE Uses Augmented Reality to Promote Solar & Wind Smart Grid Technology
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DIY Apiaries
DIY Apiaries
The Omlet Beehaus Kit Lets Individuals Try Urban Beekeeping
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DIY Body Airbrushing
DIY Body Airbrushing
Tattoo Spray
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DIY Skyrockets
DIY Skyrockets
The Subsonex Jet Can Fit in Your Garage
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DIY Graffiti Keyboards
DIY Graffiti Keyboards
Custom K3YB04RD
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56
DIY Drawing Clocks
DIY Drawing Clocks
Functional Tickers That Tell Time the Way You Want Them to
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DIY Picture Implants
DIY Picture Implants
Photofunia
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DIY Grandma Jewelry
DIY Grandma Jewelry
Knitted Rings for Nimble Fingers Revive the Granny-Chic Look
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DIY Cubicle Periscopes
DIY Cubicle Periscopes
Clever Boss-Avoiding Periscopes Ensure You're in the Good Books
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A DIY Automarine?
A DIY Automarine?
Car Turned Submarine
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DIY Baby Shoes
DIY Baby Shoes
Preschoolians Personalized Footwear
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DIY Head Shrinking
DIY Head Shrinking
National Geographic Ads Opt for a Unique Promotion
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DIY Status Bags
DIY Status Bags
Printable Hermes Kelly
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DIY Kids Vehicles
DIY Kids Vehicles
Moov Toys
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Uber Geeky Food DIY
Uber Geeky Food DIY
Nintendo "1UP Mushroom" Burger
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DIY Labeled Pillows
DIY Labeled Pillows
Dreams Just Got Sweeter With His & Hers Cushions
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DIY Folding Metal
DIY Folding Metal
Industrial Origami is the New and Simple Way To Build
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DIY Tree Cakes
DIY Tree Cakes
Seasonal Baking Ideas For Festive Fun
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DIY Designer Blazers
DIY Designer Blazers
Customize a Jacket at the Barneys Boy by Band of Outsiders Event
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DIY Supertrikes
DIY Supertrikes
Tim Cotterill's Self-Made Road Rocket Rides Like a Rocket
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Kids DIY Toy Kit
Kids DIY Toy Kit
Make-My-Own-Monster by FAO Schwarz
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40
DIY Four-Wheel Drives
DIY Four-Wheel Drives
The Toyota CJ3B 'Dog' is the Car You Assemble Yourself
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DIY Firewood
DIY Firewood
Newspaper Log Roller
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DIY Robot Mods
DIY Robot Mods
The Morphius Casemod is for Animated Movie Fans
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DIY Exotic Meals
DIY Exotic Meals
Destination Dinners Recipe Kits
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Luxury DIY Bags
Luxury DIY Bags
Fendi Do-It-Yourself Baguette Mezzo Punto Makes You a Designer
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Fluttering DIY Accessories
Fluttering DIY Accessories
Learn to Make Jewelry From Materials in Your Recycling Box
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DIY Mexican Halloween
DIY Mexican Halloween
Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls
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DIY Miniature Photography
DIY Miniature Photography
TiltShiftMaker Turns Your Regular Photos Into Tilt-Shift Wonders
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DIY Mongolian Boots
DIY Mongolian Boots
Lao Hats' How-To Instructions for the Ulaanbaatar Military Boot
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DIY Sneaker Designs
DIY Sneaker Designs
Sneakart Personalized Skins
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DIY Footwear
DIY Footwear
SimpleShoes.com
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DIY Denim
DIY Denim
Jeans Go Haute Couture as Sears and LG Promote Young Designers
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DIY Furniture
DIY Furniture
Carpenter Block Designs
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DIY Puppets
DIY Puppets
Customize Your Own Muppets
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DIY Hardware Lamps
DIY Hardware Lamps
Georgiosi's Screw Lamp is a Retro Way to Reuse
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DIY iPhone Stands
DIY iPhone Stands
Desktop Gadget Lets You Watch Videos Without Holding Your Phone
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DIY Submarine Dens
DIY Submarine Dens
Ship Builder Dean Johnstone Creates Subaquatic Home Theatre Theme
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DIY Condom Decor
DIY Condom Decor
Naughty DeFlower Vase
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DIY Hand Painted Sneakers
DIY Hand Painted Sneakers
Rachelle Williams Makes Super Mario Bros High-Tops
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DIY Spider Robots
DIY Spider Robots
The Spiderbot by Daniel Schatzmayr is a Hexapod
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DIY Sandwich Art
DIY Sandwich Art
Doodle Bread Lets You Dye Fun Shapes Into Your Breakfast Food
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DIY Wine Tables
DIY Wine Tables
Revol-Design Lets You Transform Used Bottles into a Stylish Table
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DIY Condom Roses
DIY Condom Roses
Straightforward Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Sweetie
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DIY Car
DIY Car
Order This Kit and Build this Car
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High Fashion DIY
High Fashion DIY
Vogue Knitting
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DIY Presents
DIY Presents
Budget-Friendly Holiday Gifts
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DIY Victory Garden
DIY Victory Garden
'Eleanor's Garden' is the Ultimate Locavore Growing Kit
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DIY Dentistry
DIY Dentistry
Francesco Sambo 'Selfportrait' Project is Mechanized Mania
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DIY Super Structures
DIY Super Structures
The Concrete Canvas Shelter Can Withstand Any Camping Trip
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DIY Bottle Catamarans
DIY Bottle Catamarans
Recycle Plastic Bottles in Fun Floating Science Project
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DIY Wheelbarrow Benches
DIY Wheelbarrow Benches
Mobile Outdoor Seating on a Wheel
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DIY iPhone Cases
DIY iPhone Cases
Casemate Design Tool Encourages Artist-Customer Collaboration
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DIY Dungeon Boots
DIY Dungeon Boots
Blogger Recreates Charles Anastase's Spiked, Sky-High Platforms
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DIY Fashion Lessons
DIY Fashion Lessons
‘Built by Wendy' Teaches How To Customize Your Clothes
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DIY Christmas Decor
DIY Christmas Decor
Simple Projects to Jazz Up Your Holiday Interiors
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DIY Motor Bicycles
DIY Motor Bicycles
Eric's Motorized Bike Puts the Pedal to the Metal
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Redneck Houseboats
Redneck Houseboats
DIY Lake House
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DIY Ironman
DIY Ironman
Fan Takes Cosplay to a Whole New Level With This War Suit
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DIY Bunion Cures
DIY Bunion Cures
Victoria Beckham Cures Her Ravaged Feet After Years of Heels
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DIY Doubledecker Campers
DIY Doubledecker Campers
Mobile Shackitecture
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