Instructables: exploring - 369C55BCA9F810288767001143E7E506 - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:31:48 PST BLOX v1.01 How to check if a game will run on your computer before you buy the game. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-check-if-a-game-will-run-on-your-computer-b/
How to check if a game will run on your computer before you buy the game. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/WBRX/FI42NJBW/FNJWBRXFI42NJBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/WBRX/FI42NJBW/FNJWBRXFI42NJBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/WBRX/FI42NJBW/FNJWBRXFI42NJBW.SMALL.jpg Hoboman I recently acquired Call of Duty 4 from a friend (for free I might add) because wouldn't run on his computer. Well, his computer is fairly new, and it baffled me why it wouldn't run. So after a couple hours of searching the internet, I came across this website. When you select the game from the dr...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2008 14:29:32 PDT
How to use Arduino to turn on a lamp remotely, directly from your iPhone/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Arduino-to-turn-on-a-lamp-remotely-dire/
How to use Arduino to turn on a lamp remotely, directly from your iPhone/Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QYS2/HRBE2SIV/F19QYS2HRBE2SIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QYS2/HRBE2SIV/F19QYS2HRBE2SIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QYS2/HRBE2SIV/F19QYS2HRBE2SIV.SMALL.jpg jackbell16 With Arduino you can really make so many fun and useful projects, especially to facilitate some tasks at home. In this article we will see how to use the Arduino to remotely turn on a lamp, or any device that is connected to the outlet of our home. Let 's see what devices are needed to make this pro...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 12:56:06 PST
How to make a pretty round box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pretty-round-box/
How to make a pretty round box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/TF4M/FSSIKNZ0/FMDTF4MFSSIKNZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/TF4M/FSSIKNZ0/FMDTF4MFSSIKNZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/TF4M/FSSIKNZ0/FMDTF4MFSSIKNZ0.SMALL.jpg judith_ou Yes, it will be pretty round. How round? That depends on your scissors skills! What you'll need: -strong paper -crayons, colour pencils, etc. (and fixing spray) -scissors -a cutter -glue -a compass -a ruler -clothespins -blunt scissors or a blunt knife Cut & Decorate First, you need to cut out ...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2009 12:13:28 PDT
Pan Fries http://www.instructables.com/id/Pan-Fries/
Pan Fries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4PHA/FOD6S61Y/FRU4PHAFOD6S61Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4PHA/FOD6S61Y/FRU4PHAFOD6S61Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/4PHA/FOD6S61Y/FRU4PHAFOD6S61Y.SMALL.jpg hedgiehog A few weeks ago i was look at an instructable for sweet potato fries. Having tried them, i was amazed how good they tasted. But being a lazy person, I felt it took too long to make and burnt to easily. The first problem was the oven. Potato always takes a long time to bake, so that had to be elimina...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2008 11:57:03 PST
Byzantine Chainmail(le) Speed-weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Byzantine-Chainmaille-Speed-weaving/
Byzantine Chainmail(le) Speed-weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SMALL.jpg ryzellon Byzantine weave isn't actually Byzantine in origin, but it is a beautiful weave and is fairly simple. It's a good beginner's weave for chains (as opposed to sheets) of chainmail. It is a cousin of the box weave, which I personally dislike, and therefore have not presented as an instructable. If you ...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 06:36:14 PDT
Painting ABS Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-ABS-Plastic/
Painting ABS Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/QTHF/HRPNC8UB/FGEQTHFHRPNC8UB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/QTHF/HRPNC8UB/FGEQTHFHRPNC8UB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/QTHF/HRPNC8UB/FGEQTHFHRPNC8UB.SMALL.jpg jamesh10000 I made it at TechShop! www.techshop.ws.ABS is only available in a couple of colors. This is how you can paint it to whatever color you want. Prep Many sources suggest scuffing the smooth side with steel wool or sandpaper, you may want to do that but I had good results without it. I did wash the p...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:30:36 PST
SIMPLE Parallel/Series Select Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-ParallelSeries-Select-Switch/
SIMPLE Parallel/Series Select Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/1B1A/FIRYG6Y6/FAB1B1AFIRYG6Y6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/1B1A/FIRYG6Y6/FAB1B1AFIRYG6Y6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/1B1A/FIRYG6Y6/FAB1B1AFIRYG6Y6.SMALL.jpg DieCastoms In this Instructable, I will explain how to use a simple double-pole, double-throw (DPDT) switch to select series or parallel wiring for two loads on one power source. Wiring two loads in series will provide the full current available to both loads but only half of the available voltage, whereas,...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 18:23:25 PDT
How to fix PS2 disk read errors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-PS2-disk-read-errors/
How to fix PS2 disk read errors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/RZVO/FJT6KCHT/FPFRZVOFJT6KCHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/RZVO/FJT6KCHT/FPFRZVOFJT6KCHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/RZVO/FJT6KCHT/FPFRZVOFJT6KCHT.SMALL.jpg LHYellowJackets4 I will show you how to fix PS2 disk read errors. -Caution- Your PS2 may not work once you put the PS2 back together so you try this at your own risk. Make sure you put the PS2 back together exactally how it was before you took it apart. The first step First you need to take out all those square t...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 09:36:09 PDT
Cast Tin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Tin/
Cast Tin! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FL1D/G1ZGGR4G/FOKFL1DG1ZGGR4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FL1D/G1ZGGR4G/FOKFL1DG1ZGGR4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FL1D/G1ZGGR4G/FOKFL1DG1ZGGR4G.SMALL.jpg seraphus  I got an order for some tin cubes. I found that there wasn't an instructable for casting tin, so I recorded my steps and went through it for you all to see. Why tin? Tin melts very low in temperature. Basically, the lowest melting point of any useful, non-toxic metal(*). It melts around 500 degrees...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 20:50:31 PST
How to Create a Java Unit Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Java-Unit-Converter/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:41:37 PDT
Loose USB cable???? http://www.instructables.com/id/Loose-USB-cable/
Loose USB cable???? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/RVEL/I9E1B6LA/FFLRVELI9E1B6LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/RVEL/I9E1B6LA/FFLRVELI9E1B6LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/RVEL/I9E1B6LA/FFLRVELI9E1B6LA.SMALL.jpg mwezel Do you have a loose USB cable? Here I have a solution to that problem. Problem What if you charge your phone the whole night and it is still not charged, because off a bad connected USB cable? yes, well you day will be ruined! Equipment Equipment:- A knife or a needle, something with a thin po...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 09:09:00 PDT
A Tardis Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tardis-Bookcase/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:26:43 PST
Circular Saw Mitre Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Saw-Mitre-Box/
Circular Saw Mitre Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/9AA4/H4AGLZKE/FHH9AA4H4AGLZKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/9AA4/H4AGLZKE/FHH9AA4H4AGLZKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/9AA4/H4AGLZKE/FHH9AA4H4AGLZKE.SMALL.jpg RandomIdeaMan In an attempt to save money (and not clutter up my work space with more tools which I don't have anywhere to store) I created a mitre box for my circular saw. You may have seen a few other instructables about turning a circular saw into a table saw, and I have a similar project in the works once I ...
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 19:21:01 PDT
Fast digitalRead(), digitalWrite() for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-digitalRead-digitalWrite-for-Arduino/
Fast digitalRead(), digitalWrite() for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/3481/IDBHXHOG/FXZ3481IDBHXHOG.SMALL.jpg JRV31 On the Arduino, and all Atmel microcontrollers, processing is fast when using the Arduino IDE. But the input/output is very slow. If you have a time critical program digitalRead() and digitalWrite() can slow it down a lot. When writing this instructable I found out how much. When I first started I h...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:44:02 PDT
How to Make a Carbon Fiber Cell Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Carbon-Fiber-Cell-Phone-Case-2/
How to Make a Carbon Fiber Cell Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Z5GU/IKCX8JRS/FDKZ5GUIKCX8JRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Z5GU/IKCX8JRS/FDKZ5GUIKCX8JRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Z5GU/IKCX8JRS/FDKZ5GUIKCX8JRS.SMALL.jpg GabrielB54 This tutorial will guide you step by step to create your very own carbon fiber cell phone case. Carbon Fiber (CF) is an increasingly popular material to use for cell phone cases because it is strong and lightweight but most importantly because of its sleek look! The visible woven fibers give your ce...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:04:00 PST
How to service a sewing machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Service-a-Sewing-Machine/
How to service a sewing machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/8CHP/IK2V2GGJ/F2I8CHPIK2V2GGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/8CHP/IK2V2GGJ/F2I8CHPIK2V2GGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/8CHP/IK2V2GGJ/F2I8CHPIK2V2GGJ.SMALL.jpg p_leriche Huge numbers of sewing machines have been manufactured over the years. The older vintage machines are virtually indestructible, indeed one highly skilled and experienced seamstress told me that she still uses a 1929 treadle machine as her daily workhorse. Newer machines, especially the very cheap on...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:58:15 PST
Star Wars Imperial Guard Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Imperial-Guard-Helmet/
Star Wars Imperial Guard Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/WI8X/IK7C376Z/FYRWI8XIK7C376Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/WI8X/IK7C376Z/FYRWI8XIK7C376Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/WI8X/IK7C376Z/FYRWI8XIK7C376Z.SMALL.jpg Kretschmer Kreativ This helmet was first featured in Star Wars - Return of the Jedi and was worn by the six guards that accompanied the Emperor. At the beginning of this project, I could not find schematics to define the geometry of this helmet, so I had to rely on images gathered for the internet and referencing scre...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 21:05:28 PST
Blue Foods! Colorful cooking without artificial dyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Foods-Colorful-cooking-without-artificial-dy/
Blue Foods! Colorful cooking without artificial dyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FY2D/GP3T0QJV/FB0FY2DGP3T0QJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FY2D/GP3T0QJV/FB0FY2DGP3T0QJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/FY2D/GP3T0QJV/FB0FY2DGP3T0QJV.SMALL.jpg kitchentablescraps Blue is notoriously scarce in the palette of natural foods. And among foods that are called blue, few of them have a purely blue (not purplish or greenish) pigment. But with the scarcity of naturally blue foods, you have to take what you can get, so forgive me if some of the foods on my list are me...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:52:43 PDT
How to change your facebook language to pirate! (no modding or dl) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-your-facebook-language-to-pirate-n/
How to change your facebook language to pirate! (no modding or dl) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/445Q/G1QW9QEU/FT5445QG1QW9QEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/445Q/G1QW9QEU/FT5445QG1QW9QEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/445Q/G1QW9QEU/FT5445QG1QW9QEU.SMALL.gif octopuscabbage A cool and fun thing to do.No modding or downloading needed. It was actually designed by the facebook team.(Please note: All emails and texts messages will come in pirate too)(Pardon the first picture, it was the only one i could find of a pirate. All other pictures i took) Login to facebook Log ...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2009 16:49:05 PST
Creating Smooth Line Art Without a Graphics Tablet - Photoshop CS http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Smooth-Line-Art-Without-a-Graphics-Tablet/
Creating Smooth Line Art Without a Graphics Tablet - Photoshop CS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EMJ2/I8FQUKSY/FZREMJ2I8FQUKSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EMJ2/I8FQUKSY/FZREMJ2I8FQUKSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EMJ2/I8FQUKSY/FZREMJ2I8FQUKSY.SMALL.jpg Thomas Ryefield For digital artists, a graphics tablet is essential to creating clean, smooth line art. But when art programs like Photoshop Creative Suite (CS) cost so much on their own, it can be hard to find the money for a high-quality tablet or Cintiq monitor right away. This Instructable will teach new digita...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:38:14 PDT
Super-Sturdy Floating Shelf from Barn Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sturdy-Floating-Shelf-From-Barn-Wood/
Super-Sturdy Floating Shelf from Barn Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/IJVH/IKFS37L6/FR4IJVHIKFS37L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/IJVH/IKFS37L6/FR4IJVHIKFS37L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/IJVH/IKFS37L6/FR4IJVHIKFS37L6.SMALL.jpg pastormick Floating shelves are awesome. Functional. Minimalist. My kind of thing for sure.With one problem. Generally speaking, they aren't very strong. Often times they either can't hold much weight, or they have support brackets that have to be somehow hidden or disguised.But thats not going to work fo...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:30:48 PST
How to Build a Jacob's Ladder With Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Cutting-Edge-Jacobs-Ladder/
How to Build a Jacob's Ladder With Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/6IGD/IK7C3DYW/F4T6IGDIK7C3DYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/6IGD/IK7C3DYW/F4T6IGDIK7C3DYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/6IGD/IK7C3DYW/F4T6IGDIK7C3DYW.SMALL.jpg neilmendoza DANGER!! THIS PROJECT INVOLVES SHARP OBJECTS, HIGH VOLTAGE AND MAINS VOLTAGE THAT CAN EASILY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. THERE IS THE UNIQUE POSSIBILITY THAT YOU CAN BOTH CUT AND ELECTROCUTE YOURSELF AT THE SAME TIME. EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED.I am not responsible for any destruction of property...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 21:58:55 PST
Almost Free Cyclone Separator, From Two Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Cyclone-Separator-From-Two-Buckets/
Almost Free Cyclone Separator, From Two Buckets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2UJC/IKCXBOKG/F232UJCIKCXBOKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2UJC/IKCXBOKG/F232UJCIKCXBOKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/2UJC/IKCXBOKG/F232UJCIKCXBOKG.SMALL.jpg wordsnwood If you have a shop vacuum you know how the suction drops off as the filter gets clogged with dust. You also know that cleaning the filter is a very unpleasant job. This situation has lead many many people to come up with some kind of a pre-separator solution for their shopvac.On the commercial side ...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 09:25:59 PST
CNC Laser Cutter Journey http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Laser-Cutter-Journey/
CNC Laser Cutter Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/AZXJ/IKCXAMZ6/FYRAZXJIKCXAMZ6.SMALL.jpg Arno1978 I want to share with you the journey had had , creating my very own CNC laser cutter.This projects is about 2 years in the making, due to research and development, and spending allot of time on www.instructables.com it took me a bit longer than anticipated , but I finally decided to start buildin...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 04:53:26 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
Power your Bathroom by Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Your-Bathroom-by-Water-Tap/
Power your Bathroom by Water Tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SMALL.jpg taifur Shortage of Electrical energy is a big problem in my country and load shading occurs regularly here. So, most of the time I think about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Suddenly one thing came to my mind, why I am not using the water flow of bathroom water tap to light my bathroom. Bathroom d...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 03:05:08 PST
Disabling Auto-Off on a Sunbeam Health at Home heating pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabling-Auto-Off-on-a-Sunbeam-Health-at-Home-hea/
Disabling Auto-Off on a Sunbeam Health at Home heating pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/80G2/GJQEKR2M/FX480G2GJQEKR2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/80G2/GJQEKR2M/FX480G2GJQEKR2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/80G2/GJQEKR2M/FX480G2GJQEKR2M.SMALL.jpg hardwarehank Statement of Empiricism I have used this heating pad for several years now (I wrote these instructions in December 2007, it's now February 2011).  I have had exactly ZERO issues with it - it works perfectly and the hedgehog is fat and happy.  YOUR MILEAGE MAY VARY!  PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF ...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 09:02:02 PST
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Arduino-Controlled-T-Slot-XY-Table/
Internet Arduino Controlled T-Slot XY Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0U1D/GJQEGWB3/FHR0U1DGJQEGWB3.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a ridiculously easy (in terms of power tool use - see below) way to make a lower precision XY Table.  With the wide availability of T-Slot extrusions on Amazon and Ebay, and using simple home improvement store hardware, this is a great way to build these kinds of projects.  Using patio door ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 22:25:17 PDT
Clothespin Message http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothespin-Message/
Clothespin Message - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/3YRC/HLSHH2D3/FZH3YRCHLSHH2D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/3YRC/HLSHH2D3/FZH3YRCHLSHH2D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/3YRC/HLSHH2D3/FZH3YRCHLSHH2D3.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy My mom wasn't have a great day so I made this to cheer her up. This project was inspired by a pin from pinterest.com (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2Da7lZcSD08/Tr-4jEpQBTI/AAAAAAAAAUY/1jgseQhU9gI/s1600/U%2527ve+got+mail%2521.jpg); when I saw it, I immediately knew it would make her smile. These would ...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:49:18 PDT
Homemade Shot/Grit Blasting Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-ShotGrit-Blasting-Cabinet/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2008 07:48:53 PDT
How to make cement dumbbells for weightlifting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cement-dumbbells-for-weightlifting/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:37:42 PDT
bellows for large format camera http://www.instructables.com/id/bellows-for-large-format-camera/
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Wed, 26 Apr 2006 08:20:59 PDT
How To Improve Old log wood burners Increase efficiency Clean burn Gasification Secondary Combustion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Improve-Old-Log-Wood-Burners-Increase-Effic/
How To Improve Old log wood burners Increase efficiency Clean burn Gasification Secondary Combustion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/0UZ7/IIYYYKY6/FTW0UZ7IIYYYKY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/0UZ7/IIYYYKY6/FTW0UZ7IIYYYKY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/0UZ7/IIYYYKY6/FTW0UZ7IIYYYKY6.SMALL.jpg AndrewKFletcher How My old log burner / Boiler has been Improved beyond all expectations to match the efficiency of modern stoves! It cost less that £60 to bring this boilers performance up to match most new stoves with secondary combustion.Many older Log burners were built to last a lifetime. These are being repla...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 20:27:19 PST
How to Crochet the Batman Symbol http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-the-Batman-Symbol/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:11:02 PDT
How To Make A Audio CD player From Old Cdrom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Audio-CD-player-From-Old-Cdrom/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2010 01:11:06 PST
how to "unpop" a speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-%22unpop%22-a-speaker/
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By: Danny

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Mon, 27 Nov 2006 13:34:15 PST
How to make an egg & chorizo breakfast burrito http://www.instructables.com/id/Howto-make-an-egg-chorizo-breakfast-burrito/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 21:57:02 PST
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-30-a-200-3D-Printer/
Edge 3D 3.0 - A $200 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A7O5/IK7C7EYM/FEGA7O5IK7C7EYM.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 Let me just start by saying that this isn't like most "budget" 3D printers. This has all features that a normal one should have; 2 Z axis motors, LCD, and a reliable extruder (Stepstruder MK7). As the title suggests, this project costs $200 to make, with no reused parts. This project took several mo...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:41:44 PST
Super Shinking Plastic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Shinking-Plastic!/
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Tue, 3 Oct 2006 17:40:15 PDT
‘Weeping Willow’ optical fiber lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Weeping-Willow-Optical-Fiber-Lamp/
‘Weeping Willow’ optical fiber lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/COC2/IK4CM1MH/FYRCOC2IK4CM1MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/COC2/IK4CM1MH/FYRCOC2IK4CM1MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/COC2/IK4CM1MH/FYRCOC2IK4CM1MH.SMALL.jpg better call it art This is my first fiber optic project, I was inspired by this: http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-LED-C...I wanted to make a tree because we have a hammock and I thought hammock and tree might be nice. Since it is my first fiber optic experience, I wanted to use a product as in the LED-lamp...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 04:34:05 PST
Laser wood burning pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-wood-burning-pen/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 10:39:44 PDT
Arduino Time-Lapse Panorama Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Time-Lapse-Panorama-Controller/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:28:48 PDT
Caldo De Marisco (Seafood Soup) http://www.instructables.com/id/Caldo-De-Marisco-Seafood-Soup/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:49:06 PST
How to add studs to clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-studs-to-clothing/
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Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:25:55 PDT
Install U3 on a sandisk cruzer micro http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-U3-on-a-sandisk-cruzer-micro/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 05:37:34 PDT
Easy Phone Controlled Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Phone-Controlled-Rover/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:05:54 PDT
Fast and easy shredded chicken sandwiches http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-easy-shredded-chicken-sandwiches/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 10:55:23 PST
How to make Cinnamon Sugar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Cinnamon-Sugar/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2009 10:58:57 PST
No-Sew Old Sweater into a New Cardigan http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Old-Sweater-into-a-New-Cardigan/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 15:01:42 PDT
How to mend frayed pants hem http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-mend-frayed-pants-hem/
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 19:14:19 PDT