Instructables: throwies - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:42:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Maple Syrup At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Maple-Syrup-at-Home/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:58:09 PDT
Intro to EL (Electroluminescent) Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-EL-Wire/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:26:48 PDT
How To Clean Outdoor AC Units http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Outdoor-AC-Units/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:57 PDT
Mirror Finishing A Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Finishing-A-Metal/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:09:27 PDT
Gel Ink Pen with a Windshield Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Gel-Ink-Pen-with-a-Windshield-Breaker/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:50:11 PDT
Start A Back Yard Honey Bee Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-A-Back-Yard-Honey-Bee-Hive/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:29:21 PDT
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Erbbie-Desktop-Smart-Garden/
Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/YU37/I8CW1IIZ/FDXYU37I8CW1IIZ.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward Erbbie, pronounced Kirby with an "H", is a DIY desktop smart garden designed to give everyone a green thumb. Made from an up-cycled mason jar, plastic water bottle, acrylic and an Arudino, Erbbie is a great project for makers of any age and skill set. Designed to be built in less than 5 hours Erbbie...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:15:09 PDT
Large Scale Charcoal Production http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scale-Charcoal-Production/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:22:30 PDT
Raspberry Pi Arcade Game High Score DIsplay for Multiple Locations http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade-Game-High-Score-DIsplay-for-Mu/
Raspberry Pi Arcade Game High Score DIsplay for Multiple Locations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/U9Z9/I8BGKONZ/FCZU9Z9I8BGKONZ.SMALL.jpg stevemoseley This Instructable will show you how to use a Raspberry Pi board with an existing computer monitor to create an arcade game high score display for your home or office. You and your family or your co-workers can keep an eye on the latest high scores and get into a little trash talkin'. Since the dis...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:16:00 PDT
Automated Intervalometer from a cheap shutter release Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Intervalometer-from-a-cheap-shutter-rele/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:55:37 PDT
LED Spiked Collar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Spiked-Collar/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:15:30 PDT
Building a 3D Printed Pan Tilt Case for a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-Printed-Pan-Tilt-Case-for-a-Raspberr/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:24:11 PDT
Multipurpose Activity Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Activity-Monitor/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:41:41 PDT
Making A Rock Salt Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Rock-Salt-Bracelet/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:09:23 PDT
Squid Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Squid-Dissection/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:43:48 PDT
How to make a 3D model from an image http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-model-from-an-image/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:40:51 PDT
3D Design and make your own construction set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-and-make-your-own-construction-set/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:40:16 PDT
Virtual 3D Imaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-3D-Imaging/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:41:34 PDT
Simple Arduino Wireless Burglar Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Wireless-Burglar-Alarm/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:19:12 PDT
Make Your Own Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Puzzle/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:58:58 PDT
Taco Toasties http://www.instructables.com/id/Taco-Toasties/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:35:56 PDT
The Secret to Perfect Pot Butter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Secret-to-Perfect-Pot-Butter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/SUM6/H0P1KQ22/FD9SUM6H0P1KQ22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/SUM6/H0P1KQ22/FD9SUM6H0P1KQ22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/SUM6/H0P1KQ22/FD9SUM6H0P1KQ22.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo This Instructable is intended for medicinal purposes only.  While cannabis is legal for recreational use in Colorado and Washington, as well as for medical use in 20 states and D.C., it is still technically illegal under federal law. Proceed at your own risk. And if you're simply shocked that I wou...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:51:10 PDT
High Gain Omni Directional Wifi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Gain-Omni-Directional-Wifi-Antenna/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:06:11 PDT
'Glowrious Rings' for sale on Etsy http://www.instructables.com/id/GLoWrIoUs-RiNgSFor-Sale-On-Etsy/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:48:23 PDT
Safe way to do Acetone bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-way-to-do-Acetone-bath/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:59:08 PDT
Water Gun Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Gun-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:18:18 PDT
How to Control a Nixie Tube with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-a-Nixie-Tube-with-an-Arduino/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:07:27 PDT
The Basics of HTML and CSS Coding http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Basics-of-HTML-and-CSS-Coding/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:07:40 PDT
Brown Dog Gadgets Solar Dash Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Dog-Gadgets-Solar-Dash-Charger/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:06:31 PDT
Braille rubik's cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Braille-rubiks-cube/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 02:42:26 PDT
Table Lamp USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Lamp-USB-Charger/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:16:19 PDT
Fuel Sausages http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Sausages/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:51:59 PDT
Gravity Falls Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Falls-Journal/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:34:25 PST
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/20-watt-stereo-amplifier-simple-and-very-cheap/
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hey guys first of all this is my first instructable and i am quite new to instructables website,so dont be harsh toward my instructable. today im gonna tell how to build high quality,simple,and cost effective amplifier. this amplifier gives 20 watt output sound(really very loud!!!!)# sailent feature...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:49:53 PDT
An Arduino-powered microplate spectrophotometer http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Arduino-powered-microplate-spectrophotometer/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 01:46:36 PDT
Superhero Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Wall-Decor/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:11:23 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Smilodon Glam Gorget - Cosplay Jewelry Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Smilodon-Gorget-Cosplay-Jewelry-Armor/
Smilodon Glam Gorget - Cosplay Jewelry Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong As a former volunteer fossil cleaner at the La Brea tar pits, I discovered first hand just how beautifully designed skulls can be. I had the privilege of working on some of the greats; dire wolves, mammoths, and the saber toothed cat (smilodon fatalis). These creatures make fantastic inspiration f...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:34:06 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
How to Finish Seams Beautifully WITHOUT a Serger! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Finish-Seams-Beautifully-WITHOUT-a-Serger/
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 21:13:16 PDT
Low Cost Spirometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Spirometer/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:57:37 PDT
Tim Hortons Cup Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tim-Hortons-Cup-Hack/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:06:15 PDT
DIY Bio-plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bio-plastics/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:36:59 PDT
How To Make A Tesla Turbine (Greenest Turbine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tesla-Turbine-Greenest-Turbine/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 17:56:00 PDT
Wooden Carved Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-skull/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:39:38 PDT
Home Automation/Security Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-AutomationSecurity-Prototype/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:16:09 PDT
Plastic Army Men Fruit Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Army-Men-Fruit-Bowl/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:48:43 PDT
Bitcoin Mining using Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bitcoin-Mining-using-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:20:00 PDT
Rootcup http://www.instructables.com/id/Rootcup/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:59:37 PDT