Instructables: exploring - - engineering http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 May 2016 02:00:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cat Bridge with K'nex http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Bridge-With-Knex/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:25:35 PDT
Graphical Calculator using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphical-Calculator-Using-Arduino/
Graphical Calculator using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G2MH/IOMP3JZU/FP0G2MHIOMP3JZU.SMALL.jpg shubhamtrivedi95 Hello friends, Today i have something new to show you. As earlier mention in the title i designed a ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR using Arduino uno and 2.4" TFT Lcd Display Shield. Hardware Gathering Buy Arduino UNO and 2.4" tft lcd display shield from online or nearest electronics...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 05:51:24 PDT
Foam Cube Truss Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Cube-Truss-Bridge/
Foam Cube Truss Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/WGF9/IOCJ62PF/F6VWGF9IOCJ62PF.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science For heavy car and railroad traffic, beam bridges are replaced by truss bridges. A truss bridge is a bridge that bears its weight through its truss system. A truss bridge is a type of bridge that carries its weight through its truss system. This truss system is composed of triangles and rectangles th...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:13:14 PDT
How to make a powerful Dremel Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Powerful-Dremel-Tool/
How to make a powerful Dremel Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JME2/INW1ANCD/FIMJME2INW1ANCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JME2/INW1ANCD/FIMJME2INW1ANCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/JME2/INW1ANCD/FIMJME2INW1ANCD.SMALL.jpg Techgenie In this Instructable, we will learn how to make a powerful dremel cutter tool cery easily at home. This tool is a utility item that can easily cut cardboards,plastics and fiber materials.Caution: It is not only very powerful but also a very dangerous tool and is not intended to be made or used by ch...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 22:33:02 PDT
Designosaurus - Laser Cutting Workshop for Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Designosaurus-Laser-Cutting-Workshop-for-Makerspac/
Designosaurus - Laser Cutting Workshop for Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3JSO/INUV79FN/FEP3JSOINUV79FN.SMALL.jpg emmawoodhouse Can a whole class design and laser cut a project in just one workshop?Absolutely.I teach engineering outreach classes at Makerspaces and schools. We often have kids (and parents) who are interested in trying out laser cutting. One of the big challenges is learning some kind of CAD software so we ar...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 13:47:35 PDT
Stirling Engine Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-Car/
Stirling Engine Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/FDEB/INKX2H0K/F6JFDEBINKX2H0K.SMALL.jpg tsnyder1197 This Instructable is a design for constructing a miniature wooden car that is powered by a Stirling engine. All of the materials that are required can be found at a variety of local hardware, department, or grocery stores. While the Stirling engine is not a very efficient method for powering a large...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:26:09 PDT
Calculating the Total Force on a Beam in the Vertical Direction http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-the-Total-Force-on-a-Beam-in-Vertical-/
Calculating the Total Force on a Beam in the Vertical Direction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/KESO/INI7UI9Q/FADKESOINI7UI9Q.SMALL.jpg brant2 Beams are used in many engineering applications to support different types of objects that exert forces on the beam. It is important to know what the total force acting on the beam is. If you know what the total force is, you can find out what type of supports you need to support the beam with the f...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:18:08 PDT
Finding Properties for a Thermodynamics Turbine Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-Properties-for-a-Thermodynamics-Turbine-Pr/
Finding Properties for a Thermodynamics Turbine Problem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/TSF3/INI7VKD2/F27TSF3INI7VKD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/TSF3/INI7VKD2/F27TSF3INI7VKD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/TSF3/INI7VKD2/F27TSF3INI7VKD2.SMALL.jpg sfish95 Steam turbines are a common element of thermodynamics problems. By allowing water vapor to expand, the turbine generates energy for a power system. This instructable will teach you to find properties for an isentropic turbine. Isentropic simply means the system operates in ideal conditions and ha...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:06:08 PDT
3D Printed Power Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Power-Hacksaw/
3D Printed Power Hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SMALL.jpg engineerd3d This is a power hacksaw that will cut mostly anything. From wood to plastic to steel. I have also tested this with stainless steel. The videos below show it in action as well as show the component arrangement. Bill of Materials (BOM) Bill of materialsBOM 6x – 608 Roller skate bearings 2x -100mm ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:42:20 PDT
Cardboard iPad Case - with Zotebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-IPad-Cover-With-Zotebook/
Cardboard iPad Case - with Zotebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/WTPB/IMCB7CZ1/FWYWTPBIMCB7CZ1.SMALL.jpg whitbysolo I needed some iPad covers for a classroom set of iPads to be used with a laser cutter. iPad covers are not cheap and I realized we could make some tough covers that could stand up to the kids with recycled cardboard.Zotebook was the right app to design the cover. Quick and easy to try a few protot...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 09:14:55 PDT
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Fan-With-Snap-Circuits-Kano-Compute/
Variable Speed Fan With Snap Circuits, Kano Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/JQT4/IMC92HGA/F9NJQT4IMC92HGA.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In a previous How-To Guide I demonstrated how to blink a Snap Circuits LED with the Kano Computer (blinking an LED is the “Hello World!” of hardware hacking) and in this guide I’ll demonstrate how to drive a variable speed fan with Snap Circuits and the Kano Computer. I’ll actually use the same Scra...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:10:52 PDT
Wiring Hack: Female Terminal as Splice Point Joiner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-Hack-Female-Terminal-As-Splice-Point-Joiner/
Wiring Hack: Female Terminal as Splice Point Joiner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/DF34/IM5WNKQN/F8YDF34IM5WNKQN.SMALL.jpg pelegren You ran out of splice connector or joiner? Don't worry! I've got a tip for you..... Situation One day, in our workshop, I was told to install a roof light bar to a 2014 Hilux. I am in the middle of the job when I found out that I don't have splice joint connector that I can use to connect the wir...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 04:14:53 PDT
How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun - DIY Vortex BBMG http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Airsoft-Machine-Gun-DIY-Vortex-BBMG/
How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun - DIY Vortex BBMG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/FM3Z/ILV7V1T5/FWHFM3ZILV7V1T5.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this tutorial I will be showing you step by step how to make your own airsoft machine gun. This gun is a ton of fun to play around with and it is very inexpensive to build! You can find all of the parts at your local hardware store. Let's get started! Watch the Video! https://www.youtube.com/w...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:16:19 PDT
Blink Snap Circuits LED With Kano Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Snap-Circuits-LED-With-Kano-Computer/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:12:19 PST
Motorised Drift Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorised-Drift-Trike/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:53:22 PST
Free and Easy Headlamp (provided You Have a Cap, a Knife and a Pocket Flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-and-Easy-Headlamp-provided-You-Have-a-Cap-a-K/
Free and Easy Headlamp (provided You Have a Cap, a Knife and a Pocket Flashlight) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AK9T/IKRNQ7ZQ/FT6AK9TIKRNQ7ZQ.SMALL.jpg mmorris32 all you need is a cap you don't mind poking a hole in, a pocket flashlight with clip and a small knife poking holes! mark a line in the centre about a half inch from the crown and stab it (careful!!) adding the flashlight now grab your trusty flashlight and thread the clip through the hole ...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:47:27 PST
Tuned Mass Damper Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuned-Mass-Damper-Demonstration/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 05:59:57 PST
Research Project in Ultra High Vacuum Physics http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Research-Project-Into-Ultra-High-Vacuum-P/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:07:21 PST
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/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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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 for Aritech with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/House-Alarm-Internet-Dialer-With-Arduino-Reverse-E/
House Alarm Internet Dialer for Aritech with Arduino - 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 are 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 recogni...
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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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By: Burner-stan

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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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By: LuisDeLaMancha

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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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By: Celeste AG

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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 ...
By: mikillaa

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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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By: riclamagna

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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/
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By: Maker Studio

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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/
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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/
Lesson 4: Basic Arduino Pt. 2: Introduction to Coding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/8MNQ/IEOP5ECL/FSR8MNQIEOP5ECL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/8MNQ/IEOP5ECL/FSR8MNQIEOP5ECL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/8MNQ/IEOP5ECL/FSR8MNQIEOP5ECL.SMALL.jpg gearsngenes Welcome back, eager learners. For those new to this series, please see my previous lessons in basic electrical engineering. For those not new, prepare to enter the world of coding, where you can manipulate how your circuit behaves through a computer. This is where hardware meets software!*Hardware b...
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:06:50 PDT