Instructables: exploring - - music - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:42:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sound Reactive LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-LED-strip/
Sound Reactive LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5XH4/HQV6J6NC/FBQ5XH4HQV6J6NC.SMALL.jpg GraziCNU THERE MAY BE 9 STEPS BUT I PROMISE THIS ONE IS QUICK AND EASY!  In this Instructable I will be showing you how to create a light reactive LED system. In this clip, I used a single color LED strip, but you you can use a single LED, multiple LEDs wired together, single color or RGB LED strip, it just...
By: GraziCNU

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:12:40 PST
Sugarcube MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugarcube-MIDI-Controller/
Sugarcube MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XSJX/HTOUE5D5/FCLXSJXHTOUE5D5.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is a portable, Arduino-powered, grid-based MIDI controller that boots up into a variety of apps to do lots of things with sound. It has 16 backlit buttons, used as both inputs and outputs to give the controller some visual feedback. 2 potentiometers give analog control, depending on t...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:22:51 PDT
Piano Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Coffee-Table/
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By: Maybe Dave

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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 PDT
Treble Bass Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Treble-Bass-Heart/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 04:15:38 PDT
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK http://www.instructables.com/id/Mug-Music-Turn-Water-Into-an-Instrument-with-Ardui/
Mug Music: Turn Water Into an Instrument with Arduino and ChucK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/5C7B/HSM4ZSPM/F2C5C7BHSM4ZSPM.SMALL.jpg bonniee What if you could turn any conductive surface into an instrument? Like, say...a mug of water? Best of all, it's cheap; you'll only need $1 worth of extra electrical components (not including the Arduino). For this project, my friend Harvest and I combined Disney's Touché touch-sensing system ...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:56:12 PDT
Vintage sheet music paper bead bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-sheet-music-paper-bead-bracelet/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:42:41 PST
Turntable made of 100y old german oak http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-made-of-100y-old-german-oak/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:11:11 PST
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Music-Box-for-my-Valentine-You-are-my-sun/
Light-up Music Box for my Valentine (You are my sunshine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/YWSL/HR3EQLA5/F57YWSLHR3EQLA5.SMALL.jpg Reichenstein7 A Music Box for my Valentine complete with a light-up, tie-dye stained glass sunshine. Parts List: Wooden Box (holds the parts and presents as the final project) Micro switch (allows everything to cut on when the box lid is opened) Music box (electric motorized) [Mine plays "You are my Sunshine"...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 16:15:25 PST
Hanging Glass Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Glass-Speakers/
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:49:26 PST
Chaos Nand Synth http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaos-Nand-Synth/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:52:33 PST
Digital Manufacturing: Fretless Trash Banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Manufacturing-Fretless-Trash-Banjo/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:03:13 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/X4BY/HRBE3YX7/FQNX4BYHRBE3YX7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cube by Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ ) by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... ) and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... ) but i think its better and ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-size-Grand-Piano-Bookshelf/
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SMALL.jpg jointerjon Have you ever wanted to get that music lover in your house a gift they will remember without paying between $15,000 to $150,000 for a concert grand piano? Well here is your chance! I wanted to build a bookshelf that would sit snuggly on a desk and look nice enough that you would not get tired of sta...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Via-Built-In-Bluetooth-for-any-Speaker-Syste/
Audio Via Built In Bluetooth for any Speaker System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/62UU/HPQO9ZS1/FT062UUHPQO9ZS1.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma One of the presents for Christmas I got was this amazing speaker system. It is not on batteries and needs power supply. It has an apple dock on top and a 3.5mm audio input. It also has a remote control. I liked it but it needed something more. Firstly it has the old apple dock connector and won`t w...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:04:24 PST
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/Brownie-8mm-Movie-Camera-Mini-Media-Centre/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:30 PST
Wrap Beats - Capsense Arduino Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-Beats-Capsense-Arduino-Instrument/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:26:40 PST
The Clamshell Stompbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Clamshell-Stompbox/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 13:12:23 PST
Munny Touch Mood Light and Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Munny-Touch-Mood-Light-and-Speaker/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:38:44 PST
Arduino Controlled Flashing Christmas Fairy Lights with Jingle Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Flashing-Christmas-Fairy-Lights/
Arduino Controlled Flashing Christmas Fairy Lights with Jingle Bells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/WZKB/HP81XRR8/FLZWZKBHP81XRR8.SMALL.jpg roshenac As my first Arduino project I wanted to make something impressive but not too challenging. I entered a Christmas Hack with this project and won it! People love Christmas lights. By the end of this you will have a set of christmas fairy lights that flash in time to jingle bells as can be seen in the...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:53:59 PST
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
Multitouch Music Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little more special to me than...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Piano Stairs with Arduino and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Stairs-with-Arduino-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:15:55 PST
Electronic Music Box Powered by Arduino (sort of) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Music-Box-Powered-by-Arduino-sort-of/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:31:05 PST
Frameless Laser Harp http://www.instructables.com/id/Frameless-Laser-Harp/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:02:42 PST
Kraftwerk Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Kraftwerk-Costume/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:28:02 PDT
The Pineapple Ukulele! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pineapple-Ukulele/
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 12:21:46 PDT
How to Make a Raspberry Pi Media Panel (fka Digital Photo Frame) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Raspberry-Pi-Media-Panel-fka-Digita/
How to Make a Raspberry Pi Media Panel (fka Digital Photo Frame) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/NH3P/HFBKA1NY/FLMNH3PHFBKA1NY.SMALL.jpg andyjagoe The goal of this project was to create a low cost Raspberry Pi Media Panel--a nice looking screen that could stand in the living room or attach to the refrigerator with the primary purpose of streaming personal photo and video content full time, but also be able to do some other cool things when nee...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:45:38 PDT
Motion Controlled Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Controlled-Light-Show/
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 08:08:41 PDT
fanny pack boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/fanny-pack-boombox/
fanny pack boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/2O7Q/HLJUQA32/F9H2O7QHLJUQA32.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love fanny packs. There, I said it! When I was growing up in the 80's fanny packs (bum bags) were all the rage. Big kids used them, and they were common with some adults, too. It seemed like everyone I knew had one. Not deterred by fluorescent colours or loud designs, fanny packs were the height o...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:26:12 PDT
CHR's 8X8X8 LED Cube Revisited with improvements! http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cube-Revisited-with-improvements/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 03:14:27 PDT
Makey Makey Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Piano/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 11:04:15 PDT
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-McDonalds-Happy-Meal-Minion-into-an/
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Hack Phil McMinion:  Who doesn't love Minions from the movie Despicable Me? ...well when McDonalds recently had Minions as the prize in their Happy Meals, I had to make several trips to collect a few. One of the coolest looking of these little guys is Phil, he wields a bright red slide whist...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:46:54 PDT
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! http://www.instructables.com/id/MRETV-Video-Stereo-Sound-and-much-more-from-a-s/
MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4FJA/HJKBVF6R/FFN4FJAHJKBVF6R.SMALL.jpg Mr. E MRETV - Video, Stereo Sound and much more from a standard Arduino !   Use only two resistors and two diodes to generate full screen video. Text 47 x 29 of 8x8 characters, double the vertical resolution (47x57) in experimental interlace modes. Use pixel level graphics with a virtual graphics coproce...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 03:40:13 PDT
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Chiptunes on the GameBoy! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Guide-to-Creating-Chiptunes-on-the-Ga/
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Chiptunes on the GameBoy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6ZW8/HIXD3ND0/F3K6ZW8HIXD3ND0.SMALL.jpg BenBurge New to the Gameboy 'Chiptune' Scene?  Or maybe your still trying to get to the bottom of what this whole Chiptune thing is?  No matter your situation, by the end of this Instructable, I can promise you'll be a pro! Relatively new to the 'LSDJ' scene myself, I was baffled when I tried to put togethe...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:18:56 PDT
a cardboard ukulele case http://www.instructables.com/id/a-cardboard-ukulele-case/
a cardboard ukulele case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/1U0Q/HJKBSWBD/F9G1U0QHJKBSWBD.SMALL.jpg sylrig Why make your own ukulele case? Well, because: inexpensive ukuleles usually come with flimsy cloth cases that offer barely any protection secondhand ukuleles often come without a case at all good protective cases can cost a bundle, and— not all ukuleles fit manufactured cases In my...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 12:24:00 PDT
Mini-Calliope Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Calliope/
Mini-Calliope Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TAJJ/HJKBMCOR/FUVTAJJHJKBMCOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TAJJ/HJKBMCOR/FUVTAJJHJKBMCOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TAJJ/HJKBMCOR/FUVTAJJHJKBMCOR.SMALL.jpg Greasetattoo Introduction Hello Everyone, First, I would like to thank you for viewing my instructable. And, if you enjoyed it, please give me a vote! Thanks.... Although the project seems complicated, many of the parts and components are identical, so laying out and cutting the parts isn't as time-consuming ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 19:08:47 PDT
A GUITAR PICK HOLDER http://www.instructables.com/id/A-GUITAR-PICK-HOLDER/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 02:23:19 PDT
Light Up Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Drum-Kit/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:22:41 PDT
Make a Whistle from spent shell casings http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Whisle-from-spent-shell-casings/
Make a Whistle from spent shell casings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/9TFQ/HJAHSF8K/FWQ9TFQHJAHSF8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/9TFQ/HJAHSF8K/FWQ9TFQHJAHSF8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/9TFQ/HJAHSF8K/FWQ9TFQHJAHSF8K.SMALL.jpg Lucky7x7 First  and foremost this Instructable inspired by  Mrballeng and his .223 whistle. Really like the idea, made a few by soldering but it was a fair amount of work. I then found super glue works well when whistle is used  as a desk top curio but alas was no match for a ten year old " Daddy my whistle ...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 10:45:25 PDT
Plywood Mini Cajon (Hand Drum with Guitar string) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Mini-Cajon-Hand-Drum-with-Guitar-string/
Plywood Mini Cajon (Hand Drum with Guitar string) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/3TJI/GEFGJ322/FJ03TJIGEFGJ322.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/3TJI/GEFGJ322/FJ03TJIGEFGJ322.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/3TJI/GEFGJ322/FJ03TJIGEFGJ322.SMALL.jpg VortexSurfer This instructable describes the process to build a small cajon similar to commercially available ones. I will call it mini cajon, but the instructions can be easily applied to build a full size cajon. At the time of writing I could find 3 instructables on how to build full size cajones: http://www....
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 03:08:55 PDT
Draw Minty Electronic Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-Minty-Electronic-Music/
Draw Minty Electronic Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/HLTP/HJ1XR6VU/FPNHLTPHJ1XR6VU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/HLTP/HJ1XR6VU/FPNHLTPHJ1XR6VU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/HLTP/HJ1XR6VU/FPNHLTPHJ1XR6VU.SMALL.jpg Kepster This is taking a previous breadboard experiment and installing it in an Altoids tin. Along the way I include a few tips about soldering. A few things different from the breadboard project: I used a toggle switch instead of a slider. I added an LED so that you could tell if the power is on.  This ...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:22:35 PDT
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phono-Horn-Free-Sound-Dock-for-your-Smart-Phone-t/
Phono Horn. Free Sound Dock for your Smart Phone to Download and Make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FDJU/HJ1X4OJN/FWCFDJUHJ1X4OJN.SMALL.jpg robives Phono-Horn. A paper sound dock for your smart phone! Play your phone through the Phono Horn and the sound output is richer and clearer with improved bass response. There are two base templates included, one for iPhone 4S and one for Samsung Galaxy S2 and S4. It should be easy to adapt the kit to...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:31:48 PDT
Fix Broken Drum with new Lugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Replacement-Drum-Lugs-for-under-300-each/
Fix Broken Drum with new Lugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/PWOR/HINOEKMK/FY5PWORHINOEKMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/PWOR/HINOEKMK/FY5PWORHINOEKMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/PWOR/HINOEKMK/FY5PWORHINOEKMK.SMALL.jpg nickneubrand I had two broken drum lugs on my floor tom and wanted to replace them. Due to the fact that I only play recreationally, I wasn't going to drop too much money into buying new ones. Also I play with silencers over the drum heads so tuning isn't very important, so I decided to make my own. Materials: ...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:31:22 PDT
Musical Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Bracelet/
Musical Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/4R4B/HIUEEAZ5/FFV4R4BHIUEEAZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/4R4B/HIUEEAZ5/FFV4R4BHIUEEAZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/4R4B/HIUEEAZ5/FFV4R4BHIUEEAZ5.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this instructable I will show you how to make a bracelet, that can be played by a music box. Are you looking for a personal gift or a fun activity with kids, than you've come to the right place. I usually don't wear jewellery, except for bracelets and a few pieces that I've gotten from Mrballeng...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 12:26:39 PDT
Cool Dice Speakers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Dice-Speakers/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 01:20:56 PDT
Portable Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Speaker-1/
Portable Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DLXJ/GDEA4WAI/FMVDLXJGDEA4WAI.SMALL.jpg krmartin3 This is one of two portable speaker systems i wanted to build.  I used the LM386 circuit from my previous instructable and incorporated it into this portable speaker system.  It is a single channel (mono) speaker system which lights up blue in the background when you turn it on.  I hope you enjoy th...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 23:33:06 PDT
Aboriginal Instrument Spy Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Aboriginal-Instrument-Spy-Tool/
Aboriginal Instrument Spy Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/ITSZ/HIGIL3M6/FU6ITSZHIGIL3M6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/ITSZ/HIGIL3M6/FU6ITSZHIGIL3M6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/ITSZ/HIGIL3M6/FU6ITSZHIGIL3M6.SMALL.jpg flyingpuppy Here's a great activity for Dads and kids this summer: make a simple PVC didgeridoo then turn it into an instrument of espionage. The key to making a didgeridoo spy tool is to use it as a way to avoid suspicion and get places you wouldn't be able to get into wearing a suit or cloak. Then, when you n...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:57:40 PDT
Making Music with Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Music-with-Makeblock/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:04:14 PDT
Homemade Marimba Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Marimba-Mallets/
Homemade Marimba Mallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KLD5/HHS9D0GY/FIOKLD5HHS9D0GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KLD5/HHS9D0GY/FIOKLD5HHS9D0GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/KLD5/HHS9D0GY/FIOKLD5HHS9D0GY.SMALL.jpg Exscaly If you know anything about playing percussion (apart from just hitting stuff), you'd know that playing the all-time-best instruments come at a cost. Sticks and mallets are so darn expensive for a ball and a stick. So welcome to my guide on making your own mallets which do sound rather fabulous. I ho...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 06:45:44 PDT