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So is that metal stud in the last pictures just there to make it look like a horsey? Because it looks like a horsey.
Well, I trust this more than the "how to make a DIY mains powered glue gun" video William Osman warned us about :) though it does use the same music which is a little unsettling. Maybe the battery powered screen isn't bright enough to show up well on video, maybe the one they made had some other issue like a broken ribbon cable and editing in a screencap was easier than fixing it, maybe the raspberry pi is too slow to make good video and they went with the smartphone advert "sequences shortened" approach :) whatever the cause, I'm relatively confident something like this could work even if it needs a couple of tweaks to perform properly.
Because we use stacking software to align all the photos together so you only ever see 10 seconds worth of star movement. 50 x 10s exposures comes out looking the same as a 500 second exposure where you re-oriented the camera to the apparent movement of the sky every 10 seconds. (This is the alternative approach: make a motorised mount which tracks the sky and then just stack all of your exposures directly on top of each other).
I saw the thumbnail and expected this to be "turn on your Hololens and fire up some 3d graphing software". It's all made of acrylic triangles and hand-bent angle connectors? That is some serious work!
Bart's back!Hold on while I put goesting in my lexicon of words that will let me think about my situation better. So typical of the English, hygge (drinking hot chocolate in bed while wearing a woolly jumper) goes viral but we haven't caught on to a word that means "passion".Here's hoping the north Atlantic stays less windy for your crossing than it has been recently. I blame El Nino.
Seriously... this is embarrassing. I've been planning (plotting? har har) to build one of these for years, I just recently got my hands on a traditional X-Y plotter and started drawing things with it, and felt pretty pleased with myself that I'd generated a drawing with hatched shading so it could draw more than just linework. Then I see your instructables and you've done all the same stuff but to better quality and written an Instructable about it. I'll get back in my box...
It's called lean manufacturing :)When I was building this I went around the shop looking for food that came in the right size of can and that's what I had for dinner that day...
Did you publish this after seeing the analytics of me searching for about a hundred variations of "servo pen lift" last week looking for inspiration on how to build my own? Using tool clips is a great idea, probably more convenient than my "V blocks with elastic band superglued over them" holders.
Also for hilariously awful borderline self-parody hip hop, may I suggest Slim Jesus's magnum opus "Drill Time"?
"Something about this cat’s salacious gyrations spoke to me"There's a sentence I never expected to read. My headphones are broken so I can't really hear the music that well but I get the gist, and it's fantastic.
My shed definitely needs one of these. The only problem is I need another shed to put all the stuff from the first shed into when I'm using the workbench. Then that shed will need a folding workbench as well, which means ...
So on the existing helicopter (looks like a Syma S107 or clone) there are two counter-rotating blades for lift and rotation, and a separate vertical tail rotor for tilting forward/backwards. How do these controls let you tilt the drone forwards/backwards and left/right if the two pairs of motors are connected to the helicopter's two main motor connections?
Those motors look a lot heavier than most of the brushed motors I've seen on quadcopters- I just bought a Syma X5C and the motors are 7mm diameter, barely thicker than a ballpoint pen. Your motors are a lot bigger so will probably need much more lift, which will mean bigger props.The bigger problem here will be control: how do you propose to vary the speed of the motors when it's flying?You should definitely keep at it, you might well get this model flying while tethered to the ground - or alternatively, build a fixed wing plane and attach a long string to one wingtip so you can fly tethered outside. Once you've done that you can move on to adding R/C features and maybe have yourself something controllable :)
Hi Inga,I measured the LEDs drawing 650mA at 5V, which means the power was 5*0.65 = 3.25W. You could use whatever wattage of LEDs you wanted as long as your transistors are capable of switching enough current. Small electronics transistors like the 2N222A can only switch about half an amp so if you want more than a couple of watts you'd be better off finding some bigger power transistors or a dedicated LED driver device.I used an old Arduino Duemilanove, you could use whichever type you want as this project only needs one digital output pin. The code should work on any Arduino (but you might have to change pulsepin if yours doesn't have a pin 11).
The oil you are using is this one https://artnaturals.com/artnaturals-lavender-oil-heals-burns-cuts-stings-and-bites-4-fl-oz-118-ml-15-00.html ? I was going to ask if it had any alcohol or other solvents in it but it doesn't look like it does from their description. I'd guess lavender oil is a stronger solvent than the usual edible oils. Perhaps you could make it work with a little rubbing alcohol or similar solvent in a different oil.
I think the outside diameter of those pieces is 7mm
Just a thought- could you drill out the gear large enough to accept an axle connector like this one, so you could use whatever length of axle you wanted, or have it only protrude out of one side of the motor?
If the second trace is what you got back from the tape recording, your output level when recording is too loud. The signal is clipped (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipping_(audio)) which means it's distorting and losing information. Great for electric guitar music, not so great for data storage.If you try it again, turn down the sound volume on your computer when you record the data to the tape. I'd do this with the output slider in Audacity- put the volume to 50%, let it play for a minute, turn down the volume to 40%, another minute, then 30% etc. You'll then be able to look at what recorded on the tape when you play it back and find the right volume where the audio waveform isn't distorted but is still loud enough.
Ah! I was meaning to do this to my car over winter and I was intending to splice the LEDs in parallel with the bulb so both worked at the same time, but was put off by the idea of modifying the wiring. Using the festoon bulb holder to mount spade connectors is a great idea and completely reversable if you want to sell the car, maybe I'll revisit it
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Because the first one is so pale, I saw the thumbnail and thought "huh, that's a neat 3D printing demo". Then I read the article and went "Holy ****, they are made of wood? How on earth..."
I love it! Genuinely unsettling halloween decorations are my favourite, way better than smiling cartoony pumpkins and vampires (if you don't have to worry about terrifying small children).One tip: if you don't have glow in the dark paint but you're going to use a blacklight, highlighter ink glows strongly under UV light so you could use that instead. You can take the felt ink reservoir out of a highlighter pen and soak it in water to make your own glow fluid- see 3 Ways To Make Water Glow. This way you can even get different colours, though it won't be as bright as glow in the dark paint.
You and this guy need to meet up :)
I guess this doesn't even have to be done with glaze on pots - you could use the same technique to apply, say, fabric paint to a plain cylindrical lampshade? As long as what you are using for the design doesn't dissolve the tape or bleed under it, it should be good.
Clever! I have some leftover LED strip, might have to make one of these into a table lamp...
I made this tonight but it was gone before I had time to take photos! I used Tejana15's suggested metric weights (65g flour, 55g butter) and cooked for 60s in a coffee mug in a 900W microwave, turned out pretty good! Nice springy sponge, the first crumbled a bit on taking it out of the mug because i overcooked slightly, the second had a tiny uncooked bit around the bottom edge where it was in the bottom corner of the mug - maybe don't use heavy walled containers as they suck the heat out while cooking.It smells quite strongly of egg and butter while cooking, but just tastes like sponge cake. I made mini victoria sponges with jam and whipped cream in the middle, the cream definitely helps as the cake was a bit dense in texture.One word of warning: according to this site (http://healthyea...
I made this tonight but it was gone before I had time to take photos! I used Tejana15's suggested metric weights (65g flour, 55g butter) and cooked for 60s in a coffee mug in a 900W microwave, turned out pretty good! Nice springy sponge, the first crumbled a bit on taking it out of the mug because i overcooked slightly, the second had a tiny uncooked bit around the bottom edge where it was in the bottom corner of the mug - maybe don't use heavy walled containers as they suck the heat out while cooking.It smells quite strongly of egg and butter while cooking, but just tastes like sponge cake. I made mini victoria sponges with jam and whipped cream in the middle, the cream definitely helps as the cake was a bit dense in texture.One word of warning: according to this site (http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/convert-fat-grams-calories-5127.html) there's over 900 calories in the single recipe (50*9 + 100*4 + egg and milk) before you start adding toppings, so make sure you have someone to share with! The whole thing took about 20 minutes start to finish so they are dangerously easy to make...
"North west Wales on an island" - Anglesey?I'd be interested to see how your sugar beet wine/vinegar turns out. Aside from the strawberries, are you growing any fruits or aromatics you might use to flavour the results?
If you want something to do with almond liqueur you have sitting around, layer it with raspberry vodka and irish cream for a bakewell tart shot :)
"I needed to make a small insinuation"I think you might have meant "incision" there- an incision is a small cut, whereas insinuation means hinting or suggesting something. Just a thought.I like the look of this, although the table is quite small- if you made a bigger table this could be a really cool project.
What paradise do you live in where hex-head wood screws are common? I went to buy a box of Torx head wood screws because I'm putting in and taking up floorboards so often in my wreck of a house, but the stupid hardware store had virtually none, all the wrong size and they cost something like £8 for 25. 100 Pozidrive screws were half the price, but at what price my sanity having to deal with all those mangled screw heads?
I thought alcohol helped deal with head lice because they breathe through pores in their skin, and the alcohol poisons them. When I was a kid the DIY cure for head lice was methylated spirits on the hair- I wouldn't recommend that, but mouthwash with alcohol in (Listerine is over 25% alcohol!) may well have the same result.
I had a friend who used to send me all those chain emails witg crazy hoaxes in them- people selling perfume using ether to knock you out and mug you, spider eggs in new bras, that sort of thing. I made it into a game to see if I could disprove it with a reliable source (usually Snopes) while holding my breath. I told her about this game every time I got one of the emails and it must have sunk in eventually because she stopped sending them to me.The point was to demonstrate that checking an unbelievable story online isn't an arduous task, almost always a 30 second google will give you either corroborating sources or a "this is a hoax" writeup.
I wondered how signal boosters work, so I looked it up on Google. I found http://www.andybrain.com/extras/cellphone-antenna-... which I think tells you everything you need to know (they don't work at all and may make your reception worse).If you don't want to take this one guy's word for it (after his double blind experiment), what about the 184 people who gave this signal booster sticker a 1 star review on Amazon? https://www.amazon.com/Cellular-Innovations--BOOSTER-Universal-Antenna/dp/B00009WCAP/ref=sr_1_5?s=wireless&ie=UTF8&qid=1468241391&sr=1-5&keywords=signal+booster+sticker
20-W-40 - does that mean 20 to 40 watts? :)
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