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Secret Wood Bowl DIY
Great video and fabulous looking end product! I was really surprised at how satisfying it was to watch you pour the resin onto the wood and also turn the bowl. Well done sir!
Nice work! Very simple and easy to understand. Just curious if you also know how to build a VU meter without arduino? I'd like to build one but would like to try it without arduino.
UV METER (Music visualizer) #1 with arduino
LEDs and Lighting Class
Getting Started with Electronics
Electronics Tools and Materials
How does the egg taste after all that vinegar?
That's awesome. I'd love to see that in action!
Troubleshooting + Wrap-up
Casting Molds With Voids
Capstone Project - Tabletop Fireplace
DIY Guitar Pedal
Casting In Pre-made Molds
Mixing + Pouring Concrete
How to Hide a Screw
I'm not sure exactly what you mean when you say he was using it for cleaning a heater radiator, but that doesn't really sound like the same application. From what I'm told this is a tried and true trick of the trade that many professionals have been using for years. Many of the other comments here support that info.
Welcome To Concrete
How to Weather Wood FAST (Barnwood Effect)
Coat Hanger Drill BitView Instructable »
Excellent! I love your design! I also like that you used multicolored leds so you can change your lamp color whenever you feel like it.
Not sure where you live, but where I'm from we use giant tanks of oil to heat our homes. I literally burn oil for heat and hot water every day. So whether or not the oil is used to generate electricity, I can stop using oil if I heat with solar instead. So my "misconception that solar somehow replaces oil" is not as much of a misconception as you'd like to think.
I don't remember reading anything here about anyone thinking solar is the end-all be-all. But I'm not sure how you can argue that the author of this post isn't personally going to be reducing his own demand for oil for about the next 20 or so years. Heck, just look at his story about his "solar guy" using it for just about everything, including his car. Solar is currently only a tiny fraction of our energy generation. But the longer it continues to improve, the better chance it has of becoming a bigger piece of the energy market.
How to Mail a Popsicle
Good points. I like to think that the government propping up solar, at least for a while will be helpful in the long run. It pumped a lot of money into the solar industry to allow for more efficient/cheaper panels to be developed. This moves the solar industry closer to being self sufficient when the government finally does decide to stop helping. It also has the effect of getting many more people to reduce their demand for oil and allows us to buy less oil from other countries, and/or save our own oil resources for a longer period of time. I also like the fact that it allows people like you, to have more control over certain aspects of their lives if they choose to. It feels good to know you don't need the utility company to survive. You may need them for extra comfort and security, ...see more »Good points. I like to think that the government propping up solar, at least for a while will be helpful in the long run. It pumped a lot of money into the solar industry to allow for more efficient/cheaper panels to be developed. This moves the solar industry closer to being self sufficient when the government finally does decide to stop helping. It also has the effect of getting many more people to reduce their demand for oil and allows us to buy less oil from other countries, and/or save our own oil resources for a longer period of time. I also like the fact that it allows people like you, to have more control over certain aspects of their lives if they choose to. It feels good to know you don't need the utility company to survive. You may need them for extra comfort and security, but that's about it. Nice instructable!
Incredible resource you have here! I feel like this is the basis of an extremely complex but very interesting book. Gears have always interested me. Such a simple concept to understand but can reach such intensely complicated levels. I tossed you a few votes, good luck in the contests!
A Practical Guide to FDM 3D Printing Gears
Thank you, this looks like it could work!
Haha! That's exactly what I was planning to do! Ultrasonic sensor and have it green if I'm outside my garage, yellow when I'm halfway in, and green when I'm far enough inside to close the door. This may be easier than I thought, *wink wink* Sounds like you're way ahead of me!
LIGHT BOX - a portable bluetooth speaker with vu meter
This is great work, I've been looking to add a vu meter with 4 or 5 leds to the mouth of my audio junkbot. https://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/Do you have any good resources where I could learn how to create a very basic vu meter?
I like it! I ordered the parts, and they just came in yesterday. I'll be giving it a try. I can't believe how tiny this camera is!
Arduino Traffic Light Controller
This is great! I've been looking for something like this. I too have a traffic light just sitting in my garage doing nothing. I'd like to wire it up to make it active when I hit the button for my garage door to open it up. This should be a perfect starting point! Thanks!
Awesome! That looks great!
Wow I had no idea you could do this. Does this also mean you could grow a full corn plant this way too? I'm guessing popping corn is very different than the typical corn we eat.
I'd be interested in some links for the pump for sure. I can think of a few great other things that would be great with such a tiny pump like that.
Electric Pump Water Pistol
This looks like a lot of fun! I love how you basically built it from scratch! The only thing that really puts me off is the price of the materials.If I wanted to make one of these I'd be in for over $70....... YIKES!
Water Level Detector
This is a great creative use of 3D printing!
3d Printed Replacement Puzzle Piece
Nice! I have an old smoke detector I'll have to play around with. You mentioned you found a way to change pitch easily but I didn't see where you said how to do it. Also, I'm curious can't you just apply a voltage to the buzzer directly for some sound?
Epoxy Wire Bowl
Wow, you've made an incredible piece! I'm absolutely blown away. This is beautiful!
Ocean Waves in a bottle (Video)
Lubricate Metal and Inhibit Rust With Moly.
This is wonderful! I lol'd at the cover photo.
Cloning Your BambooView Instructable »
This is excellent, thanks for sharing!
Supplying Power to a Rotating Object, Wirelessly!
Ready to Fly? DIY Cheap FPV Mini Drone
I had put it in the freezer with plans to take it out once it was cool. I forgot about it and went to get it out. I noticed it was still liquid and picked it up. When I uncapped it, it suddenly started rapidly freezing just like in the video. I was freaking out.
That's a great tip! Thanks!
Fair enough, I was asking mainly because I know there are a lot of people who go a bit further in finishing the boards, maybe planing them or cutting them down, or sanding them. You would definitely want to remove the nails for that to avoid damaging your tools.
Yes it is, you may notice its a winner in the Remix 2.0 contest. A contest where you base your instructable off a similar one that's inspired you.
Instructables is about showing people what you've made. It doesn't matter whether the parts you've used are unique or not. There is always plenty to learn from other people that you can use for your own work. Telling someone they are a waste of space does nothing helpful toward building the community or providing a good place for people to share. There's no place for comments like that here.
This is a far better solution than trying to pry them apart. Do you have any tips on removing the nails once you've done your cutting?
The First 3D Printed Prosthetic Stretched Lobe
Nice work, I like that this would allow people to change the look of their lobes at will. Definitely thinking outside the box with this one. Well done!
Concrete and Wood Slab Table
How to Make USB Killer From Bug Zapper Racket !
Interesting... but suspiciously similar to what was just recently submitted by someone else.https://www.instructables.com/id/Fidget-Toy-Hand-Spinner/
It's like a modern day Teddy Ruxpin!
Animate a Billy Bass Mouth With Any Audio Source
Golf Ball Puzzle
This is great! My grandfather had one like this when I was younger and it was devilishly hard but possible to do. I remember getting it, then setting it down and telling him not to touch it ever again. Haha! I'm going to see if he still has it and try to get the dimensions of the glass.
Spectacular design! This came out perfectly and the bearings fit like magic. One question, the file printed with only 2 of the caps. Can you share a file for just the cap pieces? Thanks for sharing, your design of this piece is top notch!
Rings and Chain Fidget
Smart LED Window
Awesome! What if you had a 12v solar panel outside somewhere that was directly connected to your LED strip? That way it would power your LED's and always keep them lit in direct comparison to how light it was outside?
Wow I see so many comments like "why don't you just drill holes?" and it makes me sad that every single one of those people is completely missing the point. I'm betting next time you want to make something like the cool trashcan, your kid will be begging to help, have fun, and learn about electronics and how things work. This project while it may be an overkill solution to a simple problem, is still freakin awesome! I love to see people taking things apart and building new functional devices with them. Great work!
DIY Fire Breathing Halloween Skull - Remote Controlled
Clumsy House Decorator Costume.
Fidget toy hand spinner
Dark and Eerie Fish Tank
This is wonderful! You did an amazing job of creating an eerie scene. Great job on the details with the leaf litter and scaling the larger things towards the front to create a forced perspective. I love it!
Also a great visual demonstration of what happens if you overload an electrical circuit!
Awesome! That's a really creative use for 2 completely unrelated things! I like it! I wonder how it will look as the copper starts to tarnish. You could let it tarnish as part of the look, or you could buff it really shiny and cover it with a clear coat to keep the copper color, OR you could heat it up to change the color completely. Nice job. You have my vote!
Most likely yes, but sometimes people use shiny surfaces like mirrors underneath objects so you can light them better or so you can see more of them. I guess you could always spray the cd with a coat of paint before you attached it!
Lazy Susan With Old CDs and a HDD Motor
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