Instructables: exploring - - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 18:04:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Flute Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flute-Lyre/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:53:54 PDT
Survival Uses for Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Uses-for-Headphones/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:37:00 PDT
DIY GoPro Jaw Clamp Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Jaw-Clamp-Mount/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:39:50 PDT
Drum Stick Nespresso Pod Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Stick-Nespresso-Pod-Holder/
Drum Stick Nespresso Pod Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/XJME/IBHS261C/FD2XJMEIBHS261C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/XJME/IBHS261C/FD2XJMEIBHS261C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/XJME/IBHS261C/FD2XJMEIBHS261C.SMALL.jpg jcleere As a music producer I work in the Rock and Roll industry!!!! Now while in the days of yore the main fuel of rock and roll used to be whiskey, drugs and fat bottomed girls (courtesy of queen!) Now its good old coffee!So I bought a lovely Nespresso machine for my recording studio and I went looking fo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:49:41 PDT
Motion-Triggered Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-Music-Player/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:04:30 PDT
Make a Contact Microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Contact-Microphone/
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By: backbeats

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 03:11:53 PDT
Simple 12 Note Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12-Note-Piano/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:17:02 PDT
Wireless Boombox Speaker All-in-one http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Boombox-Speaker-All-in-one/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:56:00 PDT
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Cards-Guitar-Picks/
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0D8G/IBAN1VBD/FVG0D8GIBAN1VBD.SMALL.jpg rebeccaxrs Are you running out of guitar picks? Bored of plain colours and logos? Why not make your own guitar picks!It's easy and can be done with things lying around the house.First find some old gift cards, not the floppy ones but the plastic ones - you can guess how strong they are to how strong a guitar p...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:44:59 PDT
Making a Log Drum with a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Log-Drum-with-a-Laser-Cutter/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:23:57 PDT
Make a Talking Drum out of Funnels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Talking-Drum-out-of-Funnels/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:43:21 PDT
3D Printed Anglo Saxon Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Anglo-Saxon-Lyre/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:05:06 PDT
Wood Engraving | Laser Engraved Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-Laser-Engraved-Guitar/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:19:48 PDT
Ember (Interactive Virtual Campfire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Interactive-Virtual-Campfire/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:31:31 PDT
CHIME SF http://www.instructables.com/id/CHIME-SF/
CHIME SF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/HOFD/IB046QMG/FT7HOFDIB046QMG.SMALL.jpg dangitalltoheck CHIME SF is a large scale public musical instrument developed for the Market Street Prototyping Festival (April 9-11, 2015. Market Street, San Francisco, CA) It is my attempt to address the challenges that public sound art poses and to create an accessible, engaging musical experience.This instructa...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:21:58 PDT
From Pringles box to Acoustic Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Pringles-box-to-Acoustic-Amplifier/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 13:20:51 PDT
DIY Wooden Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Earbuds/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:56:04 PDT
Making sort of palatable music with an X-Band motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-sort-of-palatable-music-with-an-X-Band-moti/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:38:38 PDT
Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:31:55 PDT
3D Printed Penny Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Penny-Whistle/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:46:35 PDT
Madonna's Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Madonnas-Disco-Ball/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 07:29:17 PDT
Music laser light show http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-laser-light-show/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 01:44:22 PDT
Miniature MIDI Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-MIDI-Keyboard/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 21:53:47 PDT
Plasma Speaker DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Speaker-DIY/
Plasma Speaker DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/ZBXH/IAAWJTR9/FK9ZBXHIAAWJTR9.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech This instructable will show you how to build a 555 timer driven plasma speaker that can play music from any device with a headphone jack. It will go through the materials, circuit diagram, and how to make it. The music is quiet, but clear and high quality sounding. Below is a video that wil...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 08:43:28 PDT
MIDI SoundFont synthetizer with Intel Edison and Fluidsynth http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-SoundFont-synthetizer-with-Intel-Edison-and-F/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 15:35:23 PDT
Build your own Brazilian Tamborim (with or without jingles) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Brazilian-tamborim-with-our-without/
Build your own Brazilian Tamborim (with or without jingles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LK1W/IA8WJ3YQ/FW2LK1WIA8WJ3YQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LK1W/IA8WJ3YQ/FW2LK1WIA8WJ3YQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LK1W/IA8WJ3YQ/FW2LK1WIA8WJ3YQ.SMALL.jpg ChrisB36 The next item in my series of DIY Brazilian instruments is my tamborim. This version includes jingles (like Meinl's "patented" tampeiro), but you can just as easily cut these out. I like the novelty of the sound, so I kept them on for this build. While my previous repinique build was mostly to save ...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 07:52:40 PDT
DJ Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-Subwoofer/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 22:02:22 PDT
Cheaply Record Studio-quality Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaply-Record-Studio-quality-Music/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:28:23 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Boomcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Boomcase/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:29:37 PDT
The Strummer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Strummer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:35:29 PDT
Wirelessly connect your music to anything http://www.instructables.com/id/Wirelessly-connect-your-music-to-anything/
Wirelessly connect your music to anything - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/GIA7/I9YBQ6XZ/FA0GIA7I9YBQ6XZ.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hate plugging your phone into all of these different aux cords with a lot of different confusing wires?! Well I actually don't mind, I thought that this would be a cool project to do, so thats why I did it. THis device will not only play your music throught bluetooth, it will also amplify Bluetoot...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:24:18 PDT
RGB music controller with AGC http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-music-controller-with-AGC/
RGB music controller with AGC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/DE4E/I9XM3LWO/FHPDE4EI9XM3LWO.SMALL.jpg KristianF1 Here i will show you how to create a RGB music controller, which lights RGB leds to music. I also added an AGC(Automatic gain control), which keeps the voltage at the same level. This is very useful, because you often play music at different volumes, and without the AGC, the leds will be very bright...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 05:09:30 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
"All about the bass" -repair in progress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZL6L/I9UE1Z55/F73ZL6LI9UE1Z55.SMALL.jpg treenerd This instructable is based (bass-ed) on an old double bass that I bought some years ago. The previous owner had it looked over by a proffesional instrument builder, that more or less declared its death. It had been repaired so many times, that there was repairs on the repairs. the amount of hours it...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
How to Play a "Power" Chord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-a-Power-Chord/
How to Play a "Power" Chord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/KA65/I9YC6BPY/F5KKA65I9YC6BPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/KA65/I9YC6BPY/F5KKA65I9YC6BPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/KA65/I9YC6BPY/F5KKA65I9YC6BPY.SMALL.jpg Jabinaise In this instructable you will learn how to play the traditional power chord. This is the crutch that nearly all of rock music rests upon. The ability to transition quickly between different chord notes is a wonderful tool for any beginning guitarist. Learning the Important Parts of Your Guitar T...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 16:05:47 PDT
Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Spherical-Speaker-Array/
Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/DYEF/F0VE1A59/FDSDYEFF0VE1A59.SMALL.jpg mzed Acoustic instruments radiate sound in a wonderfully complex, 360 degree fashion, while conventional loudspeakers radiate in a much more boring, spotlight of sound. You could spend a ton of money on fancy products: Hemisphere from Electrotap Experimental Meyer Array or you could follow these instru...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2007 17:27:27 PDT
Build Your Own Brazilian Repinique Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Brazilian-Repinique-Drum/
Build Your Own Brazilian Repinique Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/XPUE/I9IBMWGY/FPMXPUEI9IBMWGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/XPUE/I9IBMWGY/FPMXPUEI9IBMWGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/XPUE/I9IBMWGY/FPMXPUEI9IBMWGY.SMALL.jpg ChrisB36 I was looking to buy some Brazilian samba drums, but was disheartened to find out just how much they cost here in the United States. The technology and materials aren't all that advanced, so why would I pay upwards of $140 for an LP ($155 on Amazon), Meinl ($140 on Amazon), or Pearl repinique when I...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 09:20:33 PDT
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-and-upgrade-your-stereo-system/
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/98EV/I9GWCWWJ/FUQ98EVI9GWCWWJ.SMALL.jpg ClemRz I have this stereo amplifier that has a great sound but without wireless connectivity.With a few bucks and a bit of patience it's possible to make it a great bluetooth stereo system! Buy some components You will need:A bluetooth module xs3868 (less than 4USD on eBay) (see picture)A 3x7cm prototyp...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:53:53 PDT
Makey Makey Cubeloop http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Cubeloop/
Makey Makey Cubeloop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UIUA/I99R62ZB/F9OUIUAI99R62ZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UIUA/I99R62ZB/F9OUIUAI99R62ZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/UIUA/I99R62ZB/F9OUIUAI99R62ZB.SMALL.jpg JoshF7 First off we want to credit JDeboi for the amazing idea and code, we decided to build upon her project and create our own instructable. Here is her repository: https://github.com/jdeboi/monome and instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKey-MaKey-Monome/The goal of this project is to first, ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 18:07:58 PDT
Simple Piano Pedal Extender for Children http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Piano-Pedal-Extender-for-Children/
Simple Piano Pedal Extender for Children - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/4T65/I99R1R6P/F954T65I99R1R6P.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei My 6 year old daughter is learning to play the piano and doing fine -- it's just that you do have short legs at that age. Her teacher has an expensive piano pedal extension, which not only extends the pedals but also lets her rest her feet somewhere. The teacher recommended buying such a thing, but ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 13:00:28 PDT
Musical tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-tiles/
Musical tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/RLV8/I98BKSWO/F0CRLV8I98BKSWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/RLV8/I98BKSWO/F0CRLV8I98BKSWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/RLV8/I98BKSWO/F0CRLV8I98BKSWO.SMALL.jpg StephenT3 This Instructable will guide you through the steps necessary to recreate our Physical Computing project of a table which generates music based on the positioning of tiles placed on it. Download the necessary files If you do not have Max MSP 7, you may download Max Runtime for free here which enab...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 13:09:10 PDT
Infinity Mirror That Flashes to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-That-Flashes-to-Music/
Infinity Mirror That Flashes to Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/RPA2/I96WDFVW/F93RPA2I96WDFVW.SMALL.jpg BrightSol For a class project we were required to utilize an arduino, a sensor, and a switch. I wanted to make something that involved lights and through my searches of Instructables I came across tons of infinity mirror tutorials. This is my attempt at building a music responsive infinity mirror having no pr...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 21:20:56 PDT
Wind Powered Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Powered-Music-Box/
Wind Powered Music Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VIEF/I8YBNGLS/F2MVIEFI8YBNGLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VIEF/I8YBNGLS/F2MVIEFI8YBNGLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VIEF/I8YBNGLS/F2MVIEFI8YBNGLS.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Wind chimes are a great way to improve the atmosphere of a garden. But I wanted to see if I could find a way to make the wind play a melody instead of just random notes. So I designed a simple wind powered music box. Now whenever the wind blows, it plays a whole song. Watch the Video Here is a vi...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:51:35 PDT
Guitar amp footswitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-amp-footswitch/
Guitar amp footswitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/11DL/I8YBIGGG/FX211DLI8YBIGGG.SMALL.jpg Alex1258 Recently, I acquired this guitar amp to use it when I want to practise but don't want to use my bigger rig. I'm planning on revamping it. The previous owner lost the footswitch so I thought I would make one just for the fun of making it instead of buying a new one. I will make this Instructable so t...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:30:46 PDT
3D Printed Ukulele - Fully Playable http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ukulele-Fully-Playable/
3D Printed Ukulele - Fully Playable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SMALL.jpg Solstie Fully Playable Soprano Ukulele - 3D printed without supports! Download and print the latest version of my 3D printed Ukulele design. This instructable will walk you through everything you need to know from printing to tuning of the 3d printed ukulele. This ukulele design has evolved over about a ...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:23 PDT
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Music-Fingers/
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Creating music is always fun, but making it with your own DIY musical instrument is much better !!Whether you are a professional musician looking for that next new instrument to try or an amateur enthusiast who has basic knowledge of electronics, use the Raspberry Pi to create your own DIY Music fi...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:48:02 PDT
Oxylohand http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxylohand/
Oxylohand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SMALL.jpg X-ylo Als eerste laseren we onze stukken uit, nadat we het op illustrator getekend hebben.Vervolgens lijmen we alle onderdelen die uitgelaserd zijn aan elkaar vast en komen zo tot een onmisbaar draaiframe voor ons project. Oxylohand onderdelen monteren We gebruiken schroefjes en onderdeeltjes van een b...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:27:03 PDT
Raspberry Pirate Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pirate-Radio/
Raspberry Pirate Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/UWW0/I6KN9UQT/FRPUWW0I6KN9UQT.SMALL.jpg NCMaker I've been looking around on Instructables but haven't been able to find a good Raspberry Pi Radio. So, with the inspration from Make: Raspberry PiRate Radio, i have decided to make one with their program. This is the first Instructable I've made, so please bear with me. All you need is an afternoon,...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:11:47 PST
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y8AJ/I8CW3VP6/F2KY8AJI8CW3VP6.SMALL.jpg Michalsky 8x8x8 RGB-Cube with an Arduino micro controller.Etch own circuit boards using as less wires as possible. Steps are explained in following order:Bill of material and all you will need for this project Files & data sheets Understanding the schematics How to etch multilayer circuit boards How to build ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
3D Printable Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Trumpet/
3D Printable Trumpet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/L688/I8BGG4DZ/FG9L688I8BGG4DZ.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This is a project which has been online for nearly a year now and continued like an open source project since its start on 22nd of april 2014 with some people designing and sharing the files, many others viewing and checking them and some others from different countries all around the world, actuall...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:18:58 PDT
Musical Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Robot/
Musical Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/AD45/I7Q0WSFI/FDKAD45I7Q0WSFI.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg The first video is a demo of my first approach which gives a more versatile motion and the second video corresponds to the demo for the second approach. Go through both videos and there respective explanations in the last couple of steps. The idea for this project is inspired from various musical ro...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:27 PDT