How to Test a Fire Alarm System

Fire alarms are essential safety devices that, when activated, will alert you of danger and quite possibly save your life. Testing your system regularly ensures that the detectors and alarms are working properly and will operate as intended during dangerous situations. EditIn a Hurry? To see if a smoke detector has enough power, press and(…)


Fire Extinguisher Inspection

A properly working extinguisher could save a life, maybe even yours. Everyone should know how to perform fire extinguisher inspections. They should be completed on a monthly basis whether at home and in the workplace. Monthly inspections will ensure the fire extinguisher will operate as directed in …By: lmander Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)


Electricity From Fire

Watch the Video or follow the instructionsSubscribe my youtube channel: What You Will Need Two heatsinks, one bigger than the other.One Peltier cellOne Voltage regulator with USB outputs (not really, it won’t work with it)Thermal grease T…By: focamonca Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring – featured


No Weld Car Rims Fire Pit.

Welcome to my latest Instructable. Today I bring you, a no weld firepit/wood stove. It is a little in between the two but I just say fire pit.I got this Idea from a youtube video, I thought it was an awesome idea. Yet they required you to weld it together and I realized a few(…)


How to Help North Bay Fire Victims

The 2017 North Bay Fires have been devastating to California’s northern Bay Area, particularly around Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma, and Lake. Whether you’ve been affected by the photographs and reports coming out of the area, or personally know someone affected by the fires, it’s likely that your first instinct is to ask what you can do(…)


Tied and Forged Fire Poker

I have searched through the Instructables and found a lot of things on Fire Pits and Fire Starters, but not much in the way of controlling those fires once you get them started. This project is great because it requires a minimum amount of materials, allows the maker to add their own touches to the(…)