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Thank you, 4DIYers! Yes, it's a pleasure to watch and feed them.
Thanks, glad you like the design!
Fruity Bird FeederView Instructable »
Thanks, very informative!
Very detailed and useful instructable! I'm going to make this feeder without further ado!
Thanks very much, Stamatelos!
Thanks, Yonatan24, Yes, it works really well, and setting it up is extremely fast. When I build another one, I'll also fit a lock screw on the side, for instances when heavy vibration could possibly lead to the wedge moving.
I agree with you. I think it depends on how wet the wood is. If bone dry, a few seconds should be enough, and too long a time would certainly damage the oven because the energy is not absorbed. But if the wood contains any moisture, it would be difficult to time the procedure. Fine Woodworking gives this warning to woodturners who dry wood in microwave ovens: "Never ever ever microwave wood for longer than a minute at a time. Wood combusts very easily, and WILL catch on fire in your microwave if you are not careful." May something between 15 and 30 seconds should be safe, depending on the power of the oven and the size of the wood?
And to add to that, taking it out every 10 seconds while microwaving to see how hot it is, should give one a kind of safety measure.
Daniel, video is now on YouTube at https://youtu.be/cDXnDt6es7s
Great! I'm going to make a similar one, though a bit smaller, for a desktop mic.
Daniel, don't despair. I'll get on it right away!
I'll also cover that.
Daniel, sorry to hear that you are having trouble. I'll see what I can do.
Yes, they should have a good selection. Best bet would be a packet with a selection of thicknesses.
Thanks so much, Timothee!
I did think long and hard about it, and since it is used on similar levels about everywhere these days, even by politicians etc, I decided to take a chance. But if you think it is offending, I'll gladly change the title, because it's in any case not my usual style.
What a nice creation! Congratulations, I'm envious (from a fellow hoarder)!
Nicely detailed instructable, with a very useful end product!
Good work, looks nice and very useful!! I'm inspired to try something similar.
Congratulations! Excellent work!
Great instructable! I'm going to try it out immediately!
Thank you, nanaamoah2017!
7 mm bolt and nut fitted through bearing.
Optical kid, I don't have the bottles anymore, but I suspect it is a local brand (Woolworths). However, I did Google the caps beforehand, and I did find the same design, and so I assume it is an international design.
And as for the wooden discs, I cut them from 3 mm plywood with the same hole saw shown in the instructable.
Those are kind words, volcom1919, and I really do appreciate it!
Fidget Spinner With Big Nuts!View Instructable »
Thanks for your kind words, JokerDAS!
WilliamL225, apologies for the metric measurements, but that is the system we use in our country, so it's unfortunately the only one I'm familiar with.
Thank you 2wildlife! Much appreciated.
Thanks for your wonderful words, dear sir! You're much too kind.
Lucky parrots to have an owner like you!
Thanks, shanbop11! I'd be honoured if your nephew find it useful.
A great suggestion, jmcgarey! Thanks very much!
Tools and Materials for Arduino
Your First Experiments
Welcome to Arduino
Great instructable! Cheap and fast. And another reason why we should save the newspaper industry.
Very nice! I'm also fascinated by how lovely light can be used, like here. PS: I found the formulas on your scratch paper somewhat frightening.)
Very nice! And a disc sander is such a useful tool.
Thank you, mrsmerwin!
Thank you, Kiteman!
Soda Bottle Top Fidget ToyView Instructable »
Nice solution for a common problem!
The inductor/coil part is new. Like the author said, the traditional one does not always work.
Thanks for the great instructable, also thanks for all the tips in the comments!
Thanks, very useful!
Thanks for the tip!
Congratulations, lovely project! I've been wanting to build something similar for a long time.
Great project with a lovely, unique look!
Very nice, and as you say, excellent use of scrap wood. You've now forced me to add another project to my already too long list.
Looks excellent! Love the brackets.
That should be a classy knob!
Robot Tools and Materials
Thanks for the kind words, ThomasG187!
Very nice looking and a unique design. However, I agree with Paxman5 that you can easily get better sound by giving attention to the optimum enclosure size for the specific speakers you're using. It looks like good quality drive units, and the characteristics of the speakers are probably available from the manufacturer or vendor. Using that data in conjunction with an enclosure calculator like at http://www.mh-audio.nl/spk_calc.asp, it should be quite easy to fine tune the design.
Very well presented with clear instructions and photos!
Looks very interesting!
Basic Electronics Skills for Robotics
Detailed intstructions. Thanks!
That makes perfect sense, HuyV7.
Nice looking design. If one doesn't have access to dado blades, of course you can also use a router.
Great design (although I actually like the solder fumes)!
Very nice idea and to boon relatively easy to make! Thinking out of the box, so to speak.
What I like about this, is that you've thought of a solution for the wires. Most designs only provide a nice stand for the phones itself, but what about the meter or so of wire?
Thanks, very useful and informative. I have however one reservation about many Arduino projects. Isn't it wasteful of resources to use an Arduino for instance just for watering a plant?
Thanks so much. I'm honoured!
A simple wall rack for electric tools with metal from backyard
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