Instructables: exploring - - design - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:06:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tension Series - Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Portal-Bench/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:21:48 PDT
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/LOOKDOWN-concept-for-a-sculptural-aquarium-install/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:56:49 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
Painting Your Skateboard 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Your-Skateboard-101/
Painting Your Skateboard 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SMALL.jpg CraigSnedeker This little guide will show you how to paint your skateboard with some pro results. I documented myself painting a skateboard 3-4 years ago (bad camera), but you can see what's happening to get an idea of what to do. I hope you learn from this, comment if you like it. Prep Step one is basic prep...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:33:27 PST
Basic Gear Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Gear-Mechanisms/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:52:07 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
Cheaper 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SMALL.jpg markk7 Have you ever uploaded a 3D design and been shocked at the high cost of production? Well I just spent the last few months getting one rude shock after another from various printing services. But I learned a few things the hard way during the process. Getting your prints manufactured in laser-sintere...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 PDT
Basic Pulley Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Pulley-Mechanisms/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:15:13 PDT
How to make an Architectural Model by hands? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Architectural-Model-by-hands/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:30:16 PST
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
How to Draw On Canvas Shoes (even if you're not an artist) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-On-Canvas-Shoes-even-if-youre-not-an/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:05:52 PDT
PEP22: How to Make a Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/PEP22-How-to-Make-a-Gun/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:21:17 PDT
DIY - Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Lamp/
DIY - Concrete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/F6S0/IC4MPPDU/FVLF6S0IC4MPPDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/F6S0/IC4MPPDU/FVLF6S0IC4MPPDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/F6S0/IC4MPPDU/FVLF6S0IC4MPPDU.SMALL.jpg alexejnagel A lamp from concrete easily can be made by yourself with quite simple tools and materials. Of course there are some steps must be noted to achieve good results. Exactly these steps I would like to show in a short video.I would be pleasured if you would share your experience of making the lamp of con...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:05:49 PDT
Design a Vintage Inspirational Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Vintage-Inspirational-Poster/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:03:10 PDT
Laser Cutting Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutting-Basics/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:37:59 PDT
How To Build a Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Modern-Bench/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:15:03 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/HIPSTERIZE-Beginner-tutorial-to-clean-and-easy-pho/
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SMALL.jpg kennybriolotta This is gonna be a really concise tutorial, no useless words so let's go ! CHOOSE YOUR IMAGE You can choose every picture you want (higher quality = better result).Nature picture is highly recommanded for awesome effect, check out :Creative Market - HUGE NATURE PHOTO PACK If you need free high qu...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:03:17 PDT
Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Build a Realistic Insect from Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Realistic-Insect-from-Wire/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 14:28:49 PDT
The Hive Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hive-Project/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:03:17 PDT
Easy Sliding Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sliding-Lamp/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:46:03 PDT
3D Printing Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Basics/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:12:15 PDT
Easy Wallpaper Print Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wallpaper-Print-Art/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:40:11 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
Create your own peepSHOW http://www.instructables.com/id/MSPF-Peepshow-Prototype/
Create your own peepSHOW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SMALL.jpg peepshow peepSHOW is an urban viewing station that focuses the gaze and thoughts of a passersby onto obscure or concealed scenes on Market Street, creating moments for the user to contemplate his or her surroundings and acts to spur discussion and create shared experience. peepSHOW builds on the notion of a ...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:45:34 PDT
Be your own Graphic Designer http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-your-own-Graphic-Designer/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:20:58 PDT
Paradise Inspired Bedroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Inspired-Bedroom/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:34:18 PDT
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kokedama-The-No-Hassle-Way/
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SMALL.jpg Naturally Smart Stuff What's so great about kokedamas? a. If not displayed on a beautiful tray or plate, they can be hanged from the ceiling and save you tons of space. b. Just like bonsais, whether displayed in isolation or grouped together, Kokedamas offer a wow effect and at the same time a calmness to the room, wit...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:49:29 PDT
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineer-Your-Own-Electric-Motorcycle/
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike Converting a motorcycle to an electric vehicle is not as difficult as you might think. An EV conversion can be done with 100% off the shelf parts with the aid of various build instructions available for free on the internet. Lots of people have built these things before.But that's not to suggest tha...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:31:26 PDT
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Inspired-3D-Printable-Walking-Machine/
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SMALL.jpg danowall1 This Instructable will guide you through the process of creating your very own walking machine. The design of this toy was inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest creatures, and combines 3D printing with some standard hardware to put the beauty of Jansen's walking mechanism in your hands. Parts Lis...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:33:25 PDT
Sharpie Phone Backplate (Nexus 5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpied-Phone-Backplate-Nexus-5/
Sharpie Phone Backplate (Nexus 5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 Our phones are with us every day - they live in our pockets and connect us to the world, day in and day out. We probably hold our phones more often than we hold hands. We choose our phones based on tech-specs, build quality, and quite often "because everybody else has one". If "everybody else has on...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 02:43:38 PDT
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-an-Eye-Catching-Poster-Universal-Des/
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SMALL.jpg Koresephone A poster? Really? You say. Yes, a poster. Posters are practical, living in the city I see them constantly, school, work, the streets... It's one design element almost everyone uses and creates at some point. The important part is making your poster important. Eye-catching.Hold up, let me rephrase th...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 05:52:47 PDT
Jar Closing Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Closing-Aid/
Jar Closing Aid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/K2D8/IAG3ZDVQ/FTXK2D8IAG3ZDVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/K2D8/IAG3ZDVQ/FTXK2D8IAG3ZDVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/K2D8/IAG3ZDVQ/FTXK2D8IAG3ZDVQ.SMALL.jpg TerrynRobbe Jar Closing Aid is a DIY assistive tool to close jars without damaging the lid or the pot and without the need for high strength of the user. The aid is easy to reproduce, adapt and that can be made with everyday accessible tools and materials (wood, a silicone gun, screws, sawing machine, etc.) Not...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 09:26:04 PDT
How to make an Infographic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Infographic/
How to make an Infographic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/J4RS/IA6M5CO2/FR2J4RSIA6M5CO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/J4RS/IA6M5CO2/FR2J4RSIA6M5CO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/J4RS/IA6M5CO2/FR2J4RSIA6M5CO2.SMALL.jpg ell_ Always remember that infographics will vary from person to person. You may decide to include various other things that I have left out. The definition of an infographic is: "infographics are graphic visual presentations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present complex information quick...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 06:18:13 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Use Google Sketch-Up To Plan Woodworking Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Google-Sketch-Up-To-Plan-Woodworking-Projects/
Use Google Sketch-Up To Plan Woodworking Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SMALL.jpg yehyarocks One day I was wondering how I could easily visualize dimensions for a table without drawing it on pencil and paper (I'm a terrible artist). I then stumbled upon this fantastic program called Google Sketch-Up. With Sketch-Up, I was able to locate problems with my original dimensions (too long/short p...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:09:14 PDT
Makey Makey : Piano Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeyMakey-Piano-Glove/
Makey Makey : Piano Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/5S93/IA57R5NE/F145S93IA57R5NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/5S93/IA57R5NE/F145S93IA57R5NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/5S93/IA57R5NE/F145S93IA57R5NE.SMALL.jpg makerspace_burch Hi! So you would like to play the piano, but there is one problem, right? You need a piano, but you don't have one, whatever the reason is. With piano gloves, you can play piano, and the best thing is you can play it everywhere. In your house, at your desk, in the street, classroom, subway, ship, ai...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:36:32 PDT
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Modern-Comic-Book-Display-Shelf/
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SMALL.jpg dustin_little I have always wanted to display my comics for decorative purposes the problem was it is hard to get those little buggers to stand up! Solution! Two, seven foot long modern clean DIY comic books shelves for less that ten bucks a pop! Tools Table Saw for cutting a groove Jig Saw for cutting shapesS...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:16:21 PDT
Homemade DIY 3D Printer Filament Extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-3D-Printer-Filament-Extruder/
Homemade DIY 3D Printer Filament Extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SMALL.jpg cpriolo14 This is a basic tutorial for building your very own filament extruder for under $200! This machine creates 1.75 mm filament but can be changed to make 3 mm filament if needed. Please leave comments if you have any questions!**If you like this, please vote for me! Just click on the "Vote" at the top ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 23:10:27 PDT
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-Your-Own-Electric-RC-Airplane/
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SMALL.jpg APlane Here, I will show you how I made my twin motor RC airplane with a 75in (6.25ft) wingspan. These instructions will show you the basic ideas you need to think about and do when designing and building any RC Airplane. Find a Purpose For Your Aircraft Why do you want to build a model airplane in the...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:49:39 PDT
Design of Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-of-Automata/
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SMALL.gif Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson Since my wife and I are staring down kid #3, I figured it was about time to make a bunk bed so we can do the big bedroom shuffle before our new baby arrives. You may have noticed this bunk bed in the background of another project I did in conjunction -- Smart LED Lights, so I thought I might share ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Functional-Cardboard-Chair/
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SMALL.jpg CameronC8 Hey Guys! In this Instructable I will walk you guys through the design and build process of making a cardboard chair. This project was an assignment to me in design school, but it is a fun, cheap design challenge that really got me thinking about how to make chairs.Things you'll need: Corrugated Car...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:28:23 PDT
10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
10Amp Linear Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SMALL.jpg vazerick Why do it for 3 when we can design for 10?! At college we were in charge of designing a 3 Amp power supply, but I was seeking for a challenge, not a grade!Overcomplicating this kind of “simple” projects can make your life a bit harder but way more exiting, and the rewards just have no price, you wil...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SMALL.jpg Patrick S In this instructable I'll show you how to make Tact, a low-cost, open-source prosthetic hand. Tact exceeds other open-source prosthetic hand models in several ways: it costs only $100 for all components ($250 to also add myoelectric control), can be assembled using only one hand and a clamp, achieve...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
LED Lighting for Home with Dimmer: DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-for-Home-with-Dimmer-DIY/
LED Lighting for Home with Dimmer: DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/F2CZ/I9FGWMWX/FCSF2CZI9FGWMWX.SMALL.jpg danorul9 This is a build log of LED Lighting done for my Modular Kitchen using a 12V Car LED Lighting Strip and Dimmer circuit. You could follow the same log to get idea to build similar lighting solutions for you home. Enjoy !! https://goo.gl/2Psba4Skill Level: Medium Time: 3hrs Project Cost: $10Tools Nee...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 00:19:30 PDT
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Valance-Clip-for-wood-blinds/
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SMALL.jpg dstmartinmaker Those invisible clips that disguise the top part of your window blinds are called Valance Clips. They come in all shapes and sizes, and are inexplicably over-built, but flimsy at the same time. Using Adobe Illustrator, I've designed a more robust and simpler version that should fit most wood-molding...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 16:50:51 PDT