Instructables: exploring - - engineering http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 14:50:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Maker Studio HATCHedu ThinkFun (gravity generator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Studio-HATCHedu-ThinkFun-gravity-generator/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:33:33 PDT
Useless Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Useless-Box-2/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:21:13 PDT
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/GaussGun-Coil-Gun-Electronics-and-Engineering-Proj/
GaussGun / Coil-Gun Electronics and Engineering Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/XH1N/I9UDSH7Q/F1WXH1NI9UDSH7Q.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob I decided to do the Gold Crest Award at my college, which is a great certification from the British Science Association that gives students an opportunity to expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and maths by completing a project by themselves or with an experienced mentor of th...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:21:03 PDT
64x16 RED LED Marquee http://www.instructables.com/id/64x16-RED-LED-Marquee/
64x16 RED LED Marquee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/50YF/I9CLVEWV/FJV50YFI9CLVEWV.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this small scale LED marquee is to display messages to our classroom in a more modern and centralized way. In the classroom, this construction would save white board space and is convenient because it can store a large amount of information. It is also fairly simple to program and has...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:13:32 PDT
Building your first house in sketch up http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-first-house-in-sketch-up/
Building your first house in sketch up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/GFXJ/I99R14C9/FIGGFXJI99R14C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/GFXJ/I99R14C9/FIGGFXJI99R14C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/GFXJ/I99R14C9/FIGGFXJI99R14C9.SMALL.jpg ttwartzok to create your floor plan use the line tool. The line tool can be selecteed by clicking the pencil on the left side of the toolbar or by clicking "L". Raise the walls in order to create the walls youre going to first click "F" to select the off set tool. Now click and drag the outside of your flo...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:09:56 PDT
AUTOMATIC FLOW RATE CONTROL PLUS MIXING THROUGH ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-FLOW-RATE-CONTROL-PLUS-MIXING-THROUGH-AR/
AUTOMATIC FLOW RATE CONTROL PLUS MIXING THROUGH ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/G1BL/I8JA2A6Z/FXMG1BLI8JA2A6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/G1BL/I8JA2A6Z/FXMG1BLI8JA2A6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/G1BL/I8JA2A6Z/FXMG1BLI8JA2A6Z.SMALL.jpg zainm2 THE BEST MACHINE THAT MONEY CAN BUY ,i STEP 1: GET THE MATERIALS THE FIRST THING ,YOU HAVE TO DO IS TO GET THE MATERIALSLIST2 BOTTLES 1.5 LITERSARDUINO UNO 2 SURVO MOTORS ONE DC MOTOR ( SCAVENGE IT FROM A DRILL MACHINE AND GET IT RPM CONTROLLER OR USE A POTENTIOMETER)2 LONG PIPES EQUAL LENGTHnext...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:18:23 PDT
Analyzing a Simple Truss by the Method of Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/Analyzing-a-Simple-Truss-by-the-Method-of-Joints/
Analyzing a Simple Truss by the Method of Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/M251/I8CW22MW/F1OM251I8CW22MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/M251/I8CW22MW/F1OM251I8CW22MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/M251/I8CW22MW/F1OM251I8CW22MW.SMALL.jpg morgan_garner What is a truss?A truss is one of the major types of engineering structures and is especially used in the design of bridges and buildings. Trusses are designed to support loads, such as the weight of people, and are stationary. A truss is exclusively made of long, straight members connected by joint...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 22:12:41 PDT
Modern Penny Farthing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Penny-Farthing/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:38:43 PDT
Plantable Creations - Paper Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantable-Creations-Paper-Making/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:57:40 PDT
Re configurable Router using NOC http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-configurable-Router-using-NOC/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:42:41 PDT
Living Art - Ant Farm http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Art-Ant-Farm/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 09:29:47 PDT
Bolt Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-Bracelet/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:05:35 PDT
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design http://www.instructables.com/id/SHARKCHAIR-Modular-Interlocking-Furniture-Design/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:11:06 PDT
Autodesk Inventor Professional 2013 Basic Wine Glass Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Autodesk-Inventor-Professional-2013-Basic-Wine-Gla/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:08:31 PST
Music Record Mastering – The Final Mix http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Record-Mastering-The-Final-Mix/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 06:04:23 PST
Rubber band suspension system http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-band-piston-and-suspension/
Rubber band suspension system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JPVW/I5DT05DM/FTUJPVWI5DT05DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JPVW/I5DT05DM/FTUJPVWI5DT05DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/JPVW/I5DT05DM/FTUJPVWI5DT05DM.SMALL.jpg erasmus_build This suspension project is cheap and easy to make. it has heaps of ways to use it, it is efficient and does not buckle under pressure and weight, it will stay stable under many, many weights and pressure. this is cheap and does need oil or springs to function. this project can be simply up-sized to ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:26:42 PST
How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Mini-Metal-Foundry/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:55:12 PST
Arduino robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-robot-2/
Arduino robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/R6RR/I52CI5WK/FP9R6RRI52CI5WK.SMALL.jpg DamiD96 Follow me on youtube to watch video about robotDD-9602 is my new robot. It is a robotic arm fixed on mobil base.It has 4 servomotors and two motors DC to control the base. The robot is controlled from RC controller, but using Arduino we can control also movement on the ground.I bought the component ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:18:52 PST
DIY designer plywood swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
Tina Piracci's 'Making Hands' http://www.instructables.com/id/Tina-Piraccis-Making-Hands/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:43:22 PST
Interactive Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Windmill/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:37:06 PST
Make Bed / Furniture Raisers for Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bed-Furniture-Raisers-for-Inclined-Bed-Therap/
Make Bed / Furniture Raisers for Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XO0V/I2KSHJY6/F1UXO0VI2KSHJY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XO0V/I2KSHJY6/F1UXO0VI2KSHJY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XO0V/I2KSHJY6/F1UXO0VI2KSHJY6.SMALL.jpg AndrewKFletcher How to make Trendy Cool Bed Raisers / Risers for Inclined Bed Therapy, from discarded 2 litre plastic bottles, biscuit tins, McDonald's And KFC Large soft drinks cartons, Bargain Bucket Cartons, Baby Milk Formula Tins, Plant pots etc.Facebook IBT Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/InclinedB...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:47:39 PST
Simple Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Phone-Stand-1/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:43:24 PST
Ruben's Tube Fire Scythe Engineering Project / Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubens-Tube-Fire-Scythe-Engineering-Project-Prop/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:56:52 PDT
Wiggly Wobbly Robots (Simple Cam) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiggly-Wobbly-Robots-Simple-Cam/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:25:51 PDT
Frei Otto Next Generation Architectural Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Frei-Otto-Next-Generation-Architectural-Model/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 22:04:03 PDT
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Techinical-Drawing-and-Drafting-Primer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:51:04 PDT
The Best DIY White Board http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-DIY-White-Board/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:56:16 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
Xbox 360 ROBOTIC ARM [ ARDUINO ] : AXIOM ARM http://www.instructables.com/id/AXIOM-ARM/
Xbox 360 ROBOTIC ARM [ ARDUINO ] : AXIOM ARM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/F8HW/HZCJ0ISL/F5MF8HWHZCJ0ISL.SMALL.jpg Sergeidines AXIOM ARM was designed by Sergei Dines : Mechanical Engineer student with an artistic background.LinkedIN : http://www.linkedin.com/in/sergeidines Website : http://sergeidines.weebly.com/Email : sergeidines@gmail.comNEW !! : Shortened version visit : http://www.intorobotics.com/ardui...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:12:20 PDT
Modified Forklift http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Forklift/
Modified Forklift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/RXAM/I9FGVJFB/F58RXAMI9FGVJFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/RXAM/I9FGVJFB/F58RXAMI9FGVJFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/RXAM/I9FGVJFB/F58RXAMI9FGVJFB.SMALL.jpg jinenderkumar.jain.9 It is a hydraulic forklift which is made by me it is powered by a single motor and hydraulics to lift weight. It is all made by used materials and things which are easily available in market.Stay tuned for updates regarding this. I will upload the steps how I made it soon.
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:39:07 PDT
Simple Wind Turbine Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Wind-Turbine-Stand/
Simple Wind Turbine Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SMALL.jpg 90mp11 Hi there. I've recently been working with a charity in the UK called EWB UK (Engineers Without Borders) who run Outreach workshops in schools to encourage children to think about a future in Engineering.One of these workshops (Power to the World) gets the students to think about how electricity affe...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:44:53 PDT
XCP - Experimental Canard Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/XCP-Experimental-Canard-Platform/
XCP - Experimental Canard Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/D0UB/HX6YDY8A/FEOD0UBHX6YDY8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/D0UB/HX6YDY8A/FEOD0UBHX6YDY8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/D0UB/HX6YDY8A/FEOD0UBHX6YDY8A.SMALL.jpg ianbates1 ENJOY, BUT BE SAFE !Welcome to the XCP - eXperimental Canard Platform - This is a small simple catapult launched balsa wood glider which can be built in around one hour. Tools. Cutting Mat or thick cardboard to work on; at least A4 in size. Pen/Pencil + Felt tips for decoration. Steel Rule Shar...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:07:39 PDT
littleBits K'nex Kinetic Interactive Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Knex-Kinetic-Interactive-Sculpture/
littleBits K'nex Kinetic Interactive Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/84PP/HX1WAJL3/FVU84PPHX1WAJL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/84PP/HX1WAJL3/FVU84PPHX1WAJL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/84PP/HX1WAJL3/FVU84PPHX1WAJL3.SMALL.jpg KRA5H I've previously demonstrated how to use littleBits and erector set parts to build a magnetic stirrer and a sample rotator. Since I was able to drive Erector set machines with the littleBits motor I decided to try to use it to drive K’nex contraptions. Currently, littleBits has a Lego cross axle adap...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:00:26 PDT
How to make a synthetic muscle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-synthetic-muscle/
How to make a synthetic muscle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/U91Q/HWJ7A4ZT/F1TU91QHWJ7A4ZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/U91Q/HWJ7A4ZT/F1TU91QHWJ7A4ZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/U91Q/HWJ7A4ZT/F1TU91QHWJ7A4ZT.SMALL.jpg GRITLab My friend and I are high school seniors who are currently interning with a ninth grade physics teacher at another school as part of our last senior project before we're off to college. These past few weeks we have been prototyping a project that our mentor wants to assign to his future class of fres...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:38:59 PDT
Young Engineers: Advanced Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Young-Engineers-Advanced-Ideas/
Young Engineers: Advanced Ideas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/X2JI/HWDRI3MJ/F57X2JIHWDRI3MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/X2JI/HWDRI3MJ/F57X2JIHWDRI3MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/X2JI/HWDRI3MJ/F57X2JIHWDRI3MJ.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of links to the advanced project ideas that are available for all the Workshop for Young Engineers project plans.Cork Launcher (Hinged Double Launcher, Arrow Launcher, Cork Shooter Car)Crash Test Car (Micro Car Challenge)Rubber Band Helicopter (With pipe cleaners, Inertia-Copter...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:21:14 PDT
Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-the-sparks-from-a-tesla-coil-roast-marshmallow/
Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SMALL.jpg abugslife99 Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows?(Cautionary note - we had an expert in the group to help with safety issues). Diagram First a diagram of what we are building. Winding the coil A rig was built to help wind the secondary coil. Top load The top load is made out of a wacky n...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 09:06:35 PDT
How to make a Shlong Board Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Shlong-Board-Deck/
How to make a Shlong Board Deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/STLQ/HVQZJUAQ/FHOSTLQHVQZJUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/STLQ/HVQZJUAQ/FHOSTLQHVQZJUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/STLQ/HVQZJUAQ/FHOSTLQHVQZJUAQ.SMALL.jpg stupants This is a step-by-step instructional guide to making a simple 7 layer "Shlong" board deck or 27" Long Board deck.Materials Needed:-"Google Sketch-up" or similar CAD program-Ply Wood: 1/4" X2......1'6"X5-Skill Saw-Jig Saw-Sand Paper-Wood Glue-Air Compressor Optional but helpful:-Large Ruler-Square -D...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:18:01 PDT
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-a-walnut-triathlon-bicycle-frame/
Walnut Wood (triathlon) Bicycle Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/VEV2/HVKM91FG/F26VEV2HVKM91FG.SMALL.jpg JMYilla As an income-less college student, it can be difficult to get into the sport of triathlon. Swimming and running are fairly cheap sports, but outfitting a bicycle that is competitive can be daunting. I bought a road bike from a bike swap for $600 a couple years ago, but it wasn't great for triathlo...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:16:12 PDT
Phonebook Friction http://www.instructables.com/id/Phonebook-Friction/
Phonebook Friction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/MAVO/HV9I3MOI/FECMAVOHV9I3MOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/MAVO/HV9I3MOI/FECMAVOHV9I3MOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/MAVO/HV9I3MOI/FECMAVOHV9I3MOI.SMALL.jpg andr7 You need 2 phonebooks. I didn't have any so I used dictionary's. Intertwining First you need to intertwine the pages by have a couple pages from one book and then another book. Like the photo above. Pull Now you pull. No matter how hard you try it won't pull apart. Unless you didn't do it ri...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 20:35:46 PDT
How to Make a Rope(Elephant) Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-RopeElephant-Pump/
How to Make a Rope(Elephant) Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/G4AC/HV9HYH74/FKHG4ACHV9HYH74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/G4AC/HV9HYH74/FKHG4ACHV9HYH74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/G4AC/HV9HYH74/FKHG4ACHV9HYH74.SMALL.jpg edwardzza Hydro Do That?This pump was made for a Glasgow School of Art Project, "Hydro Do That?". We were divided into groups of 4 and have to design and make a device that can lift 5 litres of water up 60 cm within 5 minutes. The device with the highest efficiency wins.We were only given a 24V DC motor with ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 02:19:54 PDT
Pump it up! Squid Inc's Positive Displacement Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Pump-it-up-Squid-Incs-Positive-Displacement-Pump/
Pump it up! Squid Inc's Positive Displacement Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/3A7P/HV64ACU0/FW83A7PHV64ACU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/3A7P/HV64ACU0/FW83A7PHV64ACU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/3A7P/HV64ACU0/FW83A7PHV64ACU0.SMALL.jpg MrSquid As part of our University course at the Glasgow School of Art, we were set the challenge in teams of 4 to produce an efficient pump, and all we were provided with was a 24V 3500RPM DC motor. The Brief was simple - to design and build a pump to lift 5 litres of water, through a height of 60 cm in un...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 03:17:01 PDT
Trebuchet Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Trebuchet-Project/
Trebuchet Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/VFCY/HV3ZT3Z3/F31VFCYHV3ZT3Z3.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project is currently being used for a middle school intro to engineering program. This project is pretty simple to build and just about any home improvement store will have the supplies. The kids are given the materials and the trebuchet drawing (see link in description). It takes the average g...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 18:37:54 PDT
Tutorial 9 Collapsible Paper Column Helix Decagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-9-Collapsible-Paper-Column-Helix-Decagon/
Tutorial 9 Collapsible Paper Column Helix Decagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PSA4/HUY474QX/FJCPSA4HUY474QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PSA4/HUY474QX/FJCPSA4HUY474QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/PSA4/HUY474QX/FJCPSA4HUY474QX.SMALL.jpg NeoSpica_NeoLiveArt Origami / Paper Folding / PapercraftCollapsible Bellows Decagon helix. Here I present two models. the first with top cap and bottom second without top cap and bottom Next tutorialsTutorial 10 Collapsible Paper Tower Helix Decagon Tutorial 11 Bell with miura fold / Lampshade Bell
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:08:53 PDT
Lead a workshop on Squishy Circuits for kids, even if you know nothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Lead-a-workshop-on-Squishy-Circuits-for-kids-even-/
Lead a workshop on Squishy Circuits for kids, even if you know nothing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HVLI/HUU1BW4Q/FHQHVLIHUU1BW4Q.SMALL.jpg Kniterly I work at a library in a low-income, high-needs community with a lot of new immigrants. So when we decided we wanted to run a Squishy Circuits maker session, I had to adapt the program to our library's environment. Many of the kids in our neighbourhood are not familiar with electronics and technolog...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 10:43:21 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Radial-Piston-Water-Pump/
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/PU8R/HS5Q9LCV/FVJPU8RHS5Q9LCV.SMALL.jpg TeamDolphin     For a project ("Hydro do that?") at the Glasgow School of Art, our group of students was tasked with designing and manufacturing a water pump. The task was to be a competition betwixt several teams, each taking the name of an aquatic creature. Our designated company was 'Dolphin'...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT
IR Remote Control Switch Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-Switch-Circuit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GGB8/HU0GT73R/FKEGGB8HU0GT73R.SMALL.jpg Electronics Hub This is another useful circuit named IR Remote Control Switch. It is very useful in controlling any house hold appliance with the help of remote. In this project, there are two parts. They are 1. Transmitting Section 2. Receiving Section. Receiving section will be in a stable position which is con...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:05:29 PDT
Door Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Alarm/
Door Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/UBWY/HTVICVN6/FDKUBWYHTVICVN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/UBWY/HTVICVN6/FDKUBWYHTVICVN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/UBWY/HTVICVN6/FDKUBWYHTVICVN6.SMALL.jpg courtney_cox1 These instructions will teach how to make a cheap door alarm using basic circuitry and easily accessible materials. The materials needed are: -   A piece of cardboard, about 6'' x 6'' -   9 V Battery -   Battery snap connector -   DC Mini Buzzer (Ideally a 9V but if not available resistors can be ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 09:00:02 PDT
How to Interface 16X2 LCD with AVR Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-16X2-LCD-with-AVR-Microcontroller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/39AW/HTM2NSOD/F1G39AWHTM2NSOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/39AW/HTM2NSOD/F1G39AWHTM2NSOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/39AW/HTM2NSOD/F1G39AWHTM2NSOD.SMALL.jpg Electronics Hub Here is the circuit diagram of Interfacing 16X2 LCD to AVR Microcontroller. In this circuit, the crystal oscillator will provide the clock to the microcontroller. The capacitors connected to the crystal will act as filters and help the crystal to resonate and oscillates to its parallel resonate mode...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:59:45 PDT
FM Bugger Circuit with Latest Technology http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Bugger-Circuit-with-Latest-Technology/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YB9F/HTLEBTNY/FKDYB9FHTLEBTNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YB9F/HTLEBTNY/FKDYB9FHTLEBTNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/YB9F/HTLEBTNY/FKDYB9FHTLEBTNY.SMALL.jpg Electronics Hub Here is the Block Diagram of FM Bugger. We know that bugger is a device which gives the information of one person to other person in the remote location. Normally bugger is used for finding out the status of the person like where he is going, what he is talking etc. To get the circuit diagram, worki...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:59:44 PDT