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Rings and Chain Fidget
I degrease bike chains with 1:1 Simple Green and water. Drop the chain (or separated links) into a sealed jar with the solution, hand to someone who likes to fidget to agitate the jar for a while, then pull the parts out and rinse. An old chain will probably come cleaner, since the factory lube on a new chain is very resistant to removal.
Garage door opener remote web-interface with esp8266
Make a real (cheap) hexapod !
Simple Slap Bracelet / Cycling Trouser Strap
Makes sense. It sounds like your system works differently than mine. I've got a hard wired button run with telephone-type wire from the motor to a location near the door into the house. Looking at your video, yours looks detached from the house so it makes sense you don't have a physical button.You've got my wheels turning about tapping in to that (probably) 12V button for a built-in installation in my situation. An old car charger should do the conversion for me, and no need to run separate USB power. Thanks!
Nice. Is there a reason you didn't try connecting it with the physical button inside the garage instead? It seems as though you could use the built-in power source (with appropriate voltage conversion) to run the board. Also, you don't have to dedicate a wireless door opener to the project. Those things are expensive!I like the concept, though. When cars are left outside the garage, I hate to leave the opener in them. But then I forget to put it back in and it's annoying to not have it. I will update if I am able to get the wired application to work!
Nice instructable. A tweak could be to do it with an old window from architechtural salvage. They're cheap and ready-made, saving you the frame building step. And it would give this high-tech project a nice throwback feel.
Very nice and simple. I'll try it on an old phone first, since they're not doing me any good right now.This would make a great hidden clue for an "escape room" game scenario. Has anyone tried viewing this with polarized sunglasses? It probably wouldn't work as well, but I bet you could get something to show up if you looked at it right.
Thanks for the comments, all. These seem to be working out well at my school.
Simple Rc glider from readily available materials
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