How to Make New Stuff From Your Piles of Obsolete Tech

A new book shows you how to make usable items from old PCs, cell phones, scanners, printers, and other dead tech gear.

By Anne B. McDonald, PC World |  Offbeat, DIY, slideshow

Scanner Table

Doesn't everyone have an retired scanner somewhere in the house? Here's a way to transform it from useless to useful--after you open and discard all of its inside parts.

if you collect anything small, colorful, and dust-attracting, this table makes a great place to put the items on display--under the glass.

Skill level for project: Intermediate

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