Instructables: exploring - - platform - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 06:23:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Controlling a Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-Stewart-Platform/
Controlling a Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UQGN/IBQCEO3M/F5EUQGNIBQCEO3M.SMALL.jpg felix.ros.7 The Stewart Platform (aka octahedral hexapod) has been around since the fifties. Since that time people have been reinventing this platform over and over again. I experienced the same problem and this motivated me to make this instructable.The main problem when building these platforms is how to con...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
King Size Pallet Bed Project http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Pallet-Bed-Project/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:36:46 PDT
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-grill-hack-Build-a-platform-for-your-grill/
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife We live in a house built loooong before there was such athing as a gas grill or any other other consumer grill to speak of, so we were perfect candidates for our own outdoor loving grill hack: A grill platform made from wood you can build yourself.Because our house was designed with porches rather t...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:41:40 PDT
Full Size Platform bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Size-Platform-bed/
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SMALL.jpg mishra.rajneesh So after watching hours of videos and reading tutorials I decided to build a full size bed for my daughter. I must say it was quiet a learning process as I was doing it for the first time and wasn't sure on the type of tools needed for this project. Here is what I bought from HomeDepot : Deck Screws...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:53:25 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Additional Insulation Attic storage soultion http://www.instructables.com/id/Attic-storage-soultion/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:18:30 PST
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Planked-Platform-Bed-Frame/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:38:03 PDT
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Flooring-Platform-Bed/
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SMALL.jpg grahambass We had been sleeping on the floor for far too long, so we decided to build a bed and headboard. This instructable is just for the bed, the headboard will becoming soon.   I found a remainder lot of strand woven bamboo flooring on Craigslist, so we decided to use that as the cladding. It's pretty str...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:34 PDT
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Wood-Flooring-Platform-Bed-and-Headboard/
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SMALL.jpg gtnavyboy Wow, that's a really long title! A few years ago, I designed and built this headboard for my wife (fiance at the time) when we lived apart.  It plugs into any 1 standard wall outlet, and includes 2 light switches for the overhead lights (3-way switches so either side would control them), and 4 regu...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:40:33 PST
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration http://www.instructables.com/id/TwinFullQueenKing-Platform-Bed-With-Danish-Insp/
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 This is my bed. I have always loved the look and feel of a platform bed. But they can be quite expensive. Here are some loose instructions on how to make a platform bed from some recycled materials and some solutions to the problems I ran into. Background Many of my ideas end up on napkins, index...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 18:42:43 PDT
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-work-bench-organizer-with-wire-dispenser/
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:28:14 PDT
Toy Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Cruiser/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:28:12 PDT
Arduino Nano based Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Microbot/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 12:09:33 PDT
Prototype Hover Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-Hover-Platform/
Prototype Hover Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SMALL.jpg ScitechWA Here is a Hover Platform we built for an upcoming Young Innovators Festival that we are hosting at Scitech. This is how you can make a Hover floating style platform easily and cheaply. The main body of the unit is made from MDF (Craftwood) and a tarpaulin, and uses a portable battery powered blower...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:32:06 PDT
Build a Bed in the Back of your Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bed-in-the-Back-of-your-Van/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 18:50:19 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/YH1Z/GLE1MKLC/FL5YH1ZGLE1MKLC.SMALL.jpg Chowmix12 Many times I have Googled for "Arduino Robot" in hopes of finding a robot to build. I end up finding many versions of a obstacle avoiding robot that uses either an infrared or a sonar range finder sensor mounted on a servo to detect objects in its way while randomly roaming the area around it. The p...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
DIY Platform Bed with Floating Nightstands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Platform-Bed-with-Floating-Nightstands/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:36:57 PDT
How to build a treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-treehouse/
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Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:06:25 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Robot Platform including h-bridges from $10 R/C Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Platform-including-h-bridges-from-10-RC-Ca/
Robot Platform including h-bridges from $10 R/C Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SMALL.jpg whamodyne Every time I go into a store I keep an eye out for cheap stuff that's hackable.   I've been seeing in CVS pharmacy and a few other places the "Thunder Tumbler" or similarly named R/C car.  CVS has had in the past good hackable toys so I thought to take a chance and see what you got for $9.99 plus ta...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2009 12:44:24 PST
Plastic bottle-legged bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-legged-bed/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 14:39:24 PST