Instructables: exploring - - engineering http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:24:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Internet Enable a HKC Home Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Enable-a-HKC-Home-Alarm/
Internet Enable a HKC Home Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/THTN/IKBFM3T2/FLQTHTNIKBFM3T2.SMALL.jpg ambrose.clarke I have published a couple of Instructables for different alarm panels - this one is to enable you to remote control the HKC Secure Watch alarm panel. The finished item looks very like an Aritech Remote Access project I have documented here also - but the electronics and code for this project was con...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:12:56 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
1 Bit Full Adder http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Bit-Binary-Full-Adder/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 23:48:00 PST
Magnet Building Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Building-Sticks/
Magnet Building Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Let's make some (magnetically) attractive structures! Magnet Building Sticks are great because the options are infinite. You can build, tear apart, create, form, and mess up all in the span of a couple minutes, which makes them a great building tool! I leave them out in my classroom to see what evol...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:02:24 PST
House Alarm Internet Dialer with Arduino (Reverse Engineering an Aritech Alarm) http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Alarm-Internet-Dialer-With-Arduino-Reverse-E/
House Alarm Internet Dialer with Arduino (Reverse Engineering an Aritech Alarm) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9ZP5/IJQ03696/FXF9ZP5IJQ03696.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9ZP5/IJQ03696/FXF9ZP5IJQ03696.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9ZP5/IJQ03696/FXF9ZP5IJQ03696.SMALL.gif ambrose.clarke A very common Home and business Alarm used in many Europe countries were the Aritech series of alarm panels. These were installed up to the early 2000 in their hundreds of thousands and many still exist in houses today - they are usually re-badged by the installers but they all have an easily recogn...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 18:54:15 PST
Evaluating an Isentropic Steam Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaluating-an-Isentropic-Steam-Turbine/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:44:19 PST
Finding the Net Force on a Beam in the Y-direction http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-the-Net-Force-on-a-Beam-in-the-Y-direction/
Finding the Net Force on a Beam in the Y-direction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/PIML/IJLPP6T2/FC2PIMLIJLPP6T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/PIML/IJLPP6T2/FC2PIMLIJLPP6T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/PIML/IJLPP6T2/FC2PIMLIJLPP6T2.SMALL.jpg brant2 When analyzing a beam it is important to know what forces are acting on it in order to ensure a safe structural design. When examining each force, it is important to take into account the magnitude and the direction that the force is acting in. In this Instructable, you are going to learn how to see...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:57:51 PST
Solving a simple circuit diagram with a single voltage source and resistors in series and parallel http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-a-Simple-Circuit-Diagram-With-a-Single-Vol/
Solving a simple circuit diagram with a single voltage source and resistors in series and parallel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/Z9RC/IJN9FTMM/FBXZ9RCIJN9FTMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/Z9RC/IJN9FTMM/FBXZ9RCIJN9FTMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/Z9RC/IJN9FTMM/FBXZ9RCIJN9FTMM.SMALL.jpg Gooner Bear Mechanical engineers require some basic knowledge of circuitry, electricity and related concepts in order to work cross-platform with electrical engineers, electricians, computer engineers and other related professionals. This Instructable will help one solve and learn one of the foundations of elec...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:58:40 PST
How to Find the Internal Bending Moment of a Beam http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-the-Internal-Bending-Moment-of-a-Beam/
How to Find the Internal Bending Moment of a Beam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7MM/IJKA9L79/FVIW7MMIJKA9L79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7MM/IJKA9L79/FVIW7MMIJKA9L79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7MM/IJKA9L79/FVIW7MMIJKA9L79.SMALL.jpg brant2 The purpose of this instructable is to go through a fourth-order differential equation so that you may find the internal moment of a beam. For this instructable the only boundary conditions are a distributed load, a free end of the beam, and a side of the beam that is fixed. Upon going through the d...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:49:46 PST
How to Solve a Shear and Moment Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Shear-and-Moment-Problem/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:08:35 PST
The CHAMPION 4Omni Wheel Soccer Robot ! http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-CHAMPION-4-Omni-Wheel-Soccer-Robot-/
The CHAMPION 4Omni Wheel Soccer Robot ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/IIUS/IJEKMKSG/F7TIIUSIJEKMKSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/IIUS/IJEKMKSG/F7TIIUSIJEKMKSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/IIUS/IJEKMKSG/F7TIIUSIJEKMKSG.SMALL.jpg Shahrukh49 Its a Bluetooth controlled 4 Wheel drive omni wheel robot based on Arduino Mega 2560 (you can use any arduino UNO or due or any, you want), Its not an ordinary robot its a Soccer Robot, and it has participated in 3 competitions teaming up with my other robot, (hope fully i will post about that one a...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 07:23:21 PST
A Photographic Guide to Selecting Lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Photographic-Guide-to-Selecting-Lumber/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:31:10 PST
Scale Replica Swing Bridge Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Replica-Swing-Bridge-Model/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 09:52:06 PST
Proximity Activated Kinetic Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Activated-Kinetic-Sculpture/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:25:48 PST
Tiny Slide Shows! (by hacking toy cameras) http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Photo-Albums-by-Hacking-Toy-Cameras/
Tiny Slide Shows! (by hacking toy cameras) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7XSK/II0K4R6I/F8O7XSKII0K4R6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7XSK/II0K4R6I/F8O7XSKII0K4R6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/7XSK/II0K4R6I/F8O7XSKII0K4R6I.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If a picture is worth a thousand words, than these tiny slide shows are worth 800,000 but in a very very small font. Welcome to the smallest show on Earth with an audience of one: you! This is a neat way to check out an elegant simple mechanism and make your own photo albums at the same time. Take i...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:30:38 PST
Reach farther! With the Hook and Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Reach-Farther-With-the-Hook-and-Pull/
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 08:01:35 PST
Arduino Controlled Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Helicopter/
Arduino Controlled Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/M6YF/IHXP92RJ/F96M6YFIHXP92RJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/M6YF/IHXP92RJ/F96M6YFIHXP92RJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/M6YF/IHXP92RJ/F96M6YFIHXP92RJ.SMALL.jpg mikillaa This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com). The aim of this course was to teach us creativity, ingenuity, and practical application of skills such as 3D modeling, circuitry, etc.. My project was a ...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 14:30:52 PST
ElectroMagnetic Crane 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/ElectroMagnetic-Crane-2000/
ElectroMagnetic Crane 2000 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NU4V/IHQM4NTO/FV8NU4VIHQM4NTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NU4V/IHQM4NTO/FV8NU4VIHQM4NTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/NU4V/IHQM4NTO/FV8NU4VIHQM4NTO.SMALL.jpg KarinaG9 You've heard of cranes!You've heard of electromagnets!You've heard of sensors!Now we'll introduce to you, for the first time ever (possibly not the first time ever), an electromagnetic crane that senses things, the Electromagnetic Crane 2000!Essentially, we will need a sensor to detect the object an...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 13:23:13 PST
Design and Fabrication of a Bending-Active Pavilion http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Fabrication-of-a-Plywood-Pavilion/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:27:17 PST
Da Vinci Popsicle Stick Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Da-Vinci-Popsicle-Stick-Bridge/
Da Vinci Popsicle Stick Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/IIY4/IGV4GICC/FK7IIY4IGV4GICC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/IIY4/IGV4GICC/FK7IIY4IGV4GICC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/IIY4/IGV4GICC/FK7IIY4IGV4GICC.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make a self supporting bridge with no mechanical fasteners or adhesives based on one of Leonardo Da Vinci's designs. You will be weaving the sticks together so that the tension between the sticks keeps the bridge together and lifts it off of the ground. You need:Jumbo popsicle sticks (colorful one...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 07:14:23 PST
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM http://www.instructables.com/id/E-NABLE-How-to-assemble-the-Isabella-Arm-by-FATHOM/
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SMALL.jpg BethanyLC The Isabella Arm by FATHOM was designed for five-year-old Isabella, who was born with agenesis of the right arm. The FATHOM team partnered with the e-NABLE organization (EnablingtheFuture.org) and the Enable Community Foundation (EnableCommunityFoundation.org) to design an elbow-actuated prosthetic ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:07:36 PST
3 Dimensional Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Dimensional-Chess-Board/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 20:35:08 PST
3D Printed Automatic Walking Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Automatic-Walking-Robot/
3D Printed Automatic Walking Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/ON7S/IGJOUDCZ/F5MON7SIGJOUDCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/ON7S/IGJOUDCZ/F5MON7SIGJOUDCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/ON7S/IGJOUDCZ/F5MON7SIGJOUDCZ.SMALL.jpg Kingz18 When I was looking around instructables I came across this walking robot made by crashbot and was fascinated by it. It was so simple yet very functional. I knew from that moment that I had to make one for myself. When a school engineering project came along I knew this was the perfect opportunity ...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 17:10:46 PST
Simple Robotic Arm Out of Cardboard Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Robotic-Arm-Out-of-Cardboard-Pieces/
Simple Robotic Arm Out of Cardboard Pieces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IQYP/IG8789W1/FBOIQYPIG8789W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IQYP/IG8789W1/FBOIQYPIG8789W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/IQYP/IG8789W1/FBOIQYPIG8789W1.SMALL.jpg bocabearing So in this instructable I will be covering on how to create a simple robotic arm out of cardboard pieces. This project is fairly simple and based on the Arduino’s IDE example “Knob”. I will be covering on what parts are necessary and where to get them.This project was a simple project I carried...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:30:45 PDT
How to get involved in F1 in Schools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-involved-in-F1-in-Schools/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 09:34:16 PDT
Tensegrity Goes Big For Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Tensegrity-Goes-Big-For-Burning-Man/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:35:10 PDT
Reverse Engineering a Small Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Engineering-a-Small-Amplifier/
Reverse Engineering a Small Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/3HLD/IEOP61XS/FP83HLDIEOP61XS.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison My other Instructables on reverse engineering is on components you cannot get datasheets and pinouts for. I reverse engineer a couple circuit boards a week, small ones like these take me about a day to reverse engineer and strip for their useful parts. Over time I have built up a large number of sch...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:47:06 PDT
Lesson 4: Basic Arduino Pt. 2: Introduction to Coding http://www.instructables.com/id/Lesson-4-Basic-Arduino-Pt-2-Introduction-to-Coding/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:11:02 PDT
How to Analyze a Truss Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Analyze-a-Truss-Bridge/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:12:44 PDT
Lasercut crane w. automatic hydraulics http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-crane-w-automatic-hydraulics/
Lasercut crane w. automatic hydraulics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/6K6H/IEEOHYEQ/FRH6K6HIEEOHYEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/6K6H/IEEOHYEQ/FRH6K6HIEEOHYEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/6K6H/IEEOHYEQ/FRH6K6HIEEOHYEQ.SMALL.jpg Frorai Welcome to our instructable.We will show you how to build your own hydraulic crane and how to make it automatic.We supply you with the original 3D-files (for SolidWorks), to give you as much freedom as possible, when it comes to the design. Stuff you'll need For the hydraulic crane without autom...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 01:39:57 PDT
Engineering A 3 Wheel Vehicle Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineering-A-3-Wheel-Vehicle-Chassis/
Engineering A 3 Wheel Vehicle Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/7RVZ/IE7J7S8O/FQ47RVZIE7J7S8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/7RVZ/IE7J7S8O/FQ47RVZIE7J7S8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/7RVZ/IE7J7S8O/FQ47RVZIE7J7S8O.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike My university senior project was extremely ambitious. Over the course of a year (2011), myself and three other mechanical engineering students designed and fabricated a complete solar race car chassis including the frame, suspension, hubs, spindles, brakes, & steering. Its been almost 5 years now bu...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:40:33 PDT
zUNO Clip Creatures http://www.instructables.com/id/Zuno-Clip-Creatures/
zUNO Clip Creatures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/B2UH/IDK8BXDY/FKFB2UHIDK8BXDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/B2UH/IDK8BXDY/FKFB2UHIDK8BXDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/B2UH/IDK8BXDY/FKFB2UHIDK8BXDY.SMALL.jpg quinnsullivan Hello engineers and future engineers! In today's instructable we are presenting an excellent project for kids and adults alike. Our zUNO clip creatures were originally inspired by the Despicable Me minions as a way to get kids excited about engineering. Simple to make, these creatures certainly have...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:06:50 PDT
DIY Composition Book Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Composition-Book-Cover/
DIY Composition Book Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/64C2/IDIN5XR8/F3T64C2IDIN5XR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/64C2/IDIN5XR8/F3T64C2IDIN5XR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/64C2/IDIN5XR8/F3T64C2IDIN5XR8.SMALL.jpg quinnsullivan Have you ever shopped for new school supplies and left empty handed because nothing quite fits your personal style? This school year we aim to help inspire those of you seeking creative outlets and end your feelings of helplessness amidst the unoriginal realm of everyday school supplies. So go ahead...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:39:16 PDT
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
Build an Underwater robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SMALL.jpg ksaichandra Sea Perch is an innovative underwater robot. Building an under water robot is very cool. Of course, it takes lot of time. But, you can operate it with a remote. You can buy an sea perch kit, which is available online for $155. Building a Sea Perch ROV teaches basic skills in ship and submarine desi...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Basic Electronic components http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Electronic-components/
Basic Electronic components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YHNR/IDBHYYEY/F4BYHNRIDBHYYEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YHNR/IDBHYYEY/F4BYHNRIDBHYYEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/YHNR/IDBHYYEY/F4BYHNRIDBHYYEY.SMALL.jpg electronics for everyone Hey EveryoneIn this Instructable I will be going over the basics components of Electrical Engineering as well as there biggest uses in the industry.I will also give brief instructions on where to find and salvage them. Switches Switches are one of the most basic electrical components but are also...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:28:36 PDT
Live Reverse Engineering http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Reverse-Engineering/
Live Reverse Engineering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DQE8/ID7UVJQE/F22DQE8ID7UVJQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DQE8/ID7UVJQE/F22DQE8ID7UVJQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/DQE8/ID7UVJQE/F22DQE8ID7UVJQE.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I started in electronics before the advent of the internet and most solid state components, so getting datasheets and schematics was not easy for me. Today with manufactures making custom ICs and LCDs for everything from phones to video games, tinkers that salvage components from old electronics are...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:28:06 PDT
Folding Wood Desk & Ergonomic Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Wood-Desk-Ergonomic-Office/
Folding Wood Desk & Ergonomic Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike For too long I didn't have a devoted office space at home. I used to crouch over the coffee table to look at my computer for hours on end.Anyone who spends as much time on the computer as I do needs to have a ergonomic work area. But I also live in an apartment and I've moved 3 times in the last 4 y...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:46:44 PDT
PEP22: How to Make a Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/PEP22-How-to-Make-a-Gun/
PEP22: How to Make a Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SMALL.jpg JamesRPatrick This content was originally documented on my blog. DISCLAIMER: The author assumes no responsibility for the actions of others. Obey all Federal, State, and Local laws. It was 100% legal for the author to build this, but it may not be legal in other locations or for other individuals. Obey all firear...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:21:17 PDT
Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Compressor/
Air Compressor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1POE/IBW24754/FUY1POEIBW24754.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1POE/IBW24754/FUY1POEIBW24754.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/1POE/IBW24754/FUY1POEIBW24754.SMALL.jpg hsync In this instructable, I will describe how you can build your own air compressor. Components The main parts for an air compressor are a boiler for the compressed air, I got an old gas bottle from a gas company, the compressor itself, I took one from an old truck who has generated compressed air fo...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:08:25 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
How to Create a Large 3D Printer using a Smaller 3D Printer - "Project Locus" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Large-3D-Printer-using-a-Smaller-3/
How to Create a Large 3D Printer using a Smaller 3D Printer - "Project Locus" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/KLJX/IB4AM6KO/FNHKLJXIB4AM6KO.SMALL.jpg redhatman From those that own 3D printers, to those who simply are just curious about their capabilities, one topic that comes up rather frequently is the idea of "Printing another 3D Printer". Now this may not be 100% possible when considering components such as the electronics, however, nearly every 3D prin...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:26:42 PDT
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Intel-Edison-on-a-Cold-Gas-Reaction-Cont/
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SMALL.jpg BrentleyW What's the purpose of making a reaction control system?Conventional attitude control systems for amateur rockets used attached fins, which offer passive stability control. To perform active stabilization and maneuvers, servo-motor controlled fins are used in lower atmosphere.Due to low air density ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:18:57 PDT
Spinning Motor Masco G18 http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Motor-Masco-G18/
Spinning Motor Masco G18 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/B9B8/IAY1DCB3/FK9B9B8IAY1DCB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/B9B8/IAY1DCB3/FK9B9B8IAY1DCB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/B9B8/IAY1DCB3/FK9B9B8IAY1DCB3.SMALL.jpg cfinocchiaro Gather Materials:SandpaperD BatteryRubber band2 paperclipsRed wire (26 Gage) one arm length Magnets Wrap the wire into a circle, leaving about an inch of wire left on each side.The circle should be as symmetrically balanced, and the extra wire should be even. Wrap the extra wire around the end...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 08:23:59 PDT
Battery Motor Masco G41 http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Motor-Masco-G41/
Battery Motor Masco G41 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UKBK/IAY17B9S/FNXUKBKIAY17B9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UKBK/IAY17B9S/FNXUKBKIAY17B9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UKBK/IAY17B9S/FNXUKBKIAY17B9S.SMALL.jpg tjharlow Materials List: 1 D Battery 1 Magnet 1 Rubber Band Some Sandpaper Roughly 24 inches of 26 gage magnet wire 2 Paper Clips Gather your materials. Unfold both paper clips to look like the example below. Get your 26 gauge magnet wire and find the middle. Put the middle of the wire on the ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:56:56 PDT
JAB Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/JAB-Robot/
JAB Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7I79/IB0MKVIW/FMP7I79IB0MKVIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7I79/IB0MKVIW/FMP7I79IB0MKVIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7I79/IB0MKVIW/FMP7I79IB0MKVIW.SMALL.jpg AnasRafique This is JAB. It's a tripod and has a lot of power, as well as moderate torque. Though the weight isn't distributed well. Building Stages These images display our original process of building the robot. You will need 4 chasis rails. these will become the base of the robot. The original ge...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:53:41 PDT
Solving Linear Systems with MATLAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-Linear-Systems-with-MATLAB/
Solving Linear Systems with MATLAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/NJA1/IAMC99SL/F2DNJA1IAMC99SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/NJA1/IAMC99SL/F2DNJA1IAMC99SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/NJA1/IAMC99SL/F2DNJA1IAMC99SL.SMALL.jpg jasonlchristensen The ability to solve multi-variable linear equations is essential in engineering. While there are many tools that allow you to do this: handwritten procedures, calculators, etc., this treatment will describe the utilization of MATLAB. While there is no proficiency in MATLAB required, it will be ass...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 20:42:23 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
3D Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Chess-Board/
3D Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/AOP9/IADRC6GD/FRDAOP9IADRC6GD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/AOP9/IADRC6GD/FRDAOP9IADRC6GD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/AOP9/IADRC6GD/FRDAOP9IADRC6GD.SMALL.jpg dragon9246 A multiple level 3D chess board. Made of walnut, each block is at a different height to add a fun and artistic factor to the classic game of chess. With a proper workshop and a few pieces of walnut lumber, you can build your own 3D chess board in less than a week. This craft is both appealing to the...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 05:21:30 PDT
How to host an #Additivist workshop? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-host-a-Additivist-workshop/
How to host an #Additivist workshop? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/IYFS/IA8WZ73F/FM3IYFSIA8WZ73F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/IYFS/IA8WZ73F/FM3IYFSIA8WZ73F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/IYFS/IA8WZ73F/FM3IYFSIA8WZ73F.SMALL.jpg morehshin This Instructable is a step by step guide for hosting a #Additivist workshop written by Daniel Rourke and Morehshin Allahyari.The photos in this Instructable were taken during ARTEKLAB's Additivist Workshop, at Espacio Reflex, Spain, May 2015. What is #Additivism? The 3D printer is a profound met...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:13:18 PDT