Instructables: exploring - - techshop http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:30:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 T-Shirt Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Jig/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:33:51 PDT
Acrylic yarn box http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-yarn-box/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:33:49 PDT
How to shorten Suzuki K10 forks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-shorten-Suzuki-K10-forks/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:56:20 PDT
Laser Etched Alder wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Hickory/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/VU6T/HTVIFZHA/FU0VU6THTVIFZHA.SMALL.jpg kpcustoms A buddy of mine left a piece of alder wood at my house a while back. He is a good woodworker with a small shop in his garage. I used the laser cutter at TechShop. In CorelDraw  I opened a standard template with the right dimensions and color profile(RGB). The process is really easy with something ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:27:56 PDT
Multi screwdriver / ninja death star http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-screwdriver-ninja-death-star/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:42:25 PDT
Vocabulary Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Vocabulary-Magnets/
Vocabulary Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/K3U9/HTX6NHVH/FPNK3U9HTX6NHVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/K3U9/HTX6NHVH/FPNK3U9HTX6NHVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/K3U9/HTX6NHVH/FPNK3U9HTX6NHVH.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 Problem: Getting children to learn vocabulary is a difficult task Solution: Vocabulary magnets, roots, prefixes and suffixes on magnets so people can create words on their fridges Materials: magnet tape (lowes): http://www.lowes.com/pd_189477-37672-542005_0__?productId=3115789 paper vocabulary fi...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:41:03 PDT
Every tool at techshop chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-tool-at-techshop-chandler/
Every tool at techshop chandler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 I have removed multiple versions of the same tool e.g. there are three laser cutters, three 3D printers, etc. I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws/ Every Tool at Techshop Chandler Sometimes its hard to remember the names of tools and what types of materials you can use on the...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:34:58 PDT
Inlay Bike Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Inlay-Bike-Coaster/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:00:44 PDT
Laser Cut NeoPixel Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-NeoPixel-Stand/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:05:31 PDT
Catnip Pillow Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Catnip-Pillow-Toy/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:59:58 PDT
E-cig Base Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/E-cig-Holder/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:51:53 PDT
Warm & Fluffy Muff http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Fluffy-Muff/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:09:09 PDT
Velcro building blocks made of cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-building-blocks-made-of-cardboard/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:01:04 PDT
How to Use the Sand Blaster at TechShop SF http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-Sand-Blaster-at-TechShop-SF/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 11:11:50 PDT
Flexible magnet shaft for better lighting with tools made at techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-magnet-shaft-for-better-lighting-with-too/
Flexible magnet shaft for better lighting with tools made at techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/GMWK/HTOUFFQB/FBQGMWKHTOUFFQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/GMWK/HTOUFFQB/FBQGMWKHTOUFFQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/GMWK/HTOUFFQB/FBQGMWKHTOUFFQB.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 Problem: some tools have shadowed ares that would benefit from more directed light. Solution: magnet attached flexi-light Materials: magnet flexitube super glue duct tape flashlight buy a flexible shaft this was the only thing my local harbor freight had, but you can use anything that flexes...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 10:10:13 PDT
Lasercut Buttons & Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Buttons-Beads/
Lasercut Buttons & Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/1ZFQ/HTM2NIM5/FY61ZFQHTM2NIM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/1ZFQ/HTM2NIM5/FY61ZFQHTM2NIM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/1ZFQ/HTM2NIM5/FY61ZFQHTM2NIM5.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle Making buttons and beads is a great way to use up scraps left over from lasercutting projects (either your projects or scraps that others have discarded). The trick is to measure out a usable area of the material and line up your file to cut in those areas. I've included two pdf files that you...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 16:29:01 PDT
How to Make an Acrylic Ardunio Box! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Acrylic-Ardunio-Box/
How to Make an Acrylic Ardunio Box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/465S/HTG5GZMV/FD9465SHTG5GZMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/465S/HTG5GZMV/FD9465SHTG5GZMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/465S/HTG5GZMV/FD9465SHTG5GZMV.SMALL.jpg AeKreimer Hello! My name is Aaron and this is going to be my very first Instructable! In this Instructable, we are going to be covering how to make an acrylic case for an Arduino with a removable top. For this Instructable, we will need acrylic, glue, a laser cutter, a caliper, sheets of cardboard, and a comp...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:14:39 PDT
Laser etched glassware http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-etched-glassware/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:28:36 PDT
Bottle Opener made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Opener-made-at-Techshop/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:13:51 PDT
Super Simple Settlers of Catan Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Settlers-of-Catan-Board/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:27:59 PDT
Ninja Turtle onesie {Made it at TechShop} http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninja-Turtle-onesie-Made-it-at-TechShop/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:54:15 PDT
Rug Woven from T-shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Rug-Woven-from-T-shirts/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:19:46 PDT
WikiSeat Creation http://www.instructables.com/id/WikiSeat-Creation/
WikiSeat Creation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KL52/HT9AS2VI/F2PKL52HT9AS2VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KL52/HT9AS2VI/F2PKL52HT9AS2VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/KL52/HT9AS2VI/F2PKL52HT9AS2VI.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle This instructable describes a process of creating a WikiSeat. The Mountain View Public Library issued a challenge to create a WikiSeat. They provided a "catalyst" or metal structural support for a chair. The challenge is to create a seat! Beginning I began with researching WikiSeats on the i...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:28:54 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 2 - Trailer Hitch and Bumper Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/S10-Blazer-Upgrades-Part-2-Trailer-Hitch-and-Bumpe/
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 2 - Trailer Hitch and Bumper Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SMALL.jpg MikeMosher During my Project I decided to improve upon the little hitch bumper I found last year. And it would just look funny if I hadn't redone the trailer hitch itself, which was rusted and covered in undercoating.  uprades were done with the help of www.techshop.ws Chop, Cut, Design I started out by c...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:15:18 PDT
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-hair-combs/
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a hardwood hair pick on the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. I had a few reasons for wanting to make this. First, they look cool, and I've always just wanted to have one in my pocket. Second, I've heard that wood combs are supposed to be better for o...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:54:44 PDT
Basics On how to start spacepaintings http://www.instructables.com/id/dBasics-On-how-to-start-spacepaintings/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:07:57 PDT
Mail Organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mail-Organizers/
Mail Organizers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DED7/HT3E0M0Y/FPKDED7HT3E0M0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DED7/HT3E0M0Y/FPKDED7HT3E0M0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DED7/HT3E0M0Y/FPKDED7HT3E0M0Y.SMALL.jpg gowlery This is a tutorial for some mail organizing bins that can be hung on the wall. These instructions are assuming that you are using the Universal Lasers @ TechShop Chandler, and that you have taken the SBU and are familiar with how to operate the machine. For more information on the TechShop or to sc...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:58:44 PDT
How to Use the Kitchen at TechShop San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-Kitchen-at-TechShop-San-Francisco/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:54:04 PDT
Laser Thru-hole PCB Fabrication @ TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Thru-hole-PCB-Fabrication-TechShop-Chandler/
Laser Thru-hole PCB Fabrication @ TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/TRMY/HSYO234F/FNRTRMYHSYO234F.SMALL.jpg dakman123 If this was helpful please LIKE https://www.facebook.com/TechShopChandler ... If it wasn't for TechShop and the opensource maker movement I would of never discovered this amazing technique.. ------- Awhile back TechShopJim wrote a great instructable on Etching PCB's. I used this method and had...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:19:26 PDT
Smart Recycling: Twisty Tie + Lanyard = Charging Cable Wire Management Tie. Like It for TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Recycling-Twistie-Tie-Lanyard-Charging-Cable/
Smart Recycling: Twisty Tie + Lanyard = Charging Cable Wire Management Tie. Like It for TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/TS03/HSVGII2N/FOZTS03HSVGII2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/TS03/HSVGII2N/FOZTS03HSVGII2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/TS03/HSVGII2N/FOZTS03HSVGII2N.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Background:     Oftentimes, we went to conferences and shows, we would get back home a few lanyards.  They come in different widths (1/4" or 1/2").  They are all so nice and could have logo of our favorite brands.  At some events, they encourage people to recycle the plastic.      For people with a...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:38:51 PDT
Vector etch anodized aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Vector-etch-anodized-aluminum/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ALQ/HSVH1DKO/FI43ALQHSVH1DKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ALQ/HSVH1DKO/FI43ALQHSVH1DKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ALQ/HSVH1DKO/FI43ALQHSVH1DKO.SMALL.jpg wavehawk42 This instructable goes over how I laser etched black anodized aluminum using vector graphics.   I made it at Techshop using their 60watt Epilog Helix CO2 laser.  Check them out at Techshop.ws, they have a lot of great machines there.  There are a lot of instructables showing the steps to etch anodi...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:45:39 PDT
Simple Candle Holder "I made it at TechShop" http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Candle-Holder-I-made-it-at-TechShop/
Simple Candle Holder "I made it at TechShop" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/M6QJ/HSPP7FQK/F8QM6QJHSPP7FQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/M6QJ/HSPP7FQK/F8QM6QJHSPP7FQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/M6QJ/HSPP7FQK/F8QM6QJHSPP7FQK.SMALL.jpg PettyOfficerB This was my first project I created after taking the Laser Cutter SBU class at Tech Shop. I was Inspired by this candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Tea-Light-Candle-Holders/ I decided to make a larger one that would accommodate the larger 4" diameter glass jar candles you find a...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:40:29 PDT
Make a Ferrofluid Glass Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Ferrofluid-Glass-Display/
Make a Ferrofluid Glass Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/KX7R/HSNFZ76D/FDFKX7RHSNFZ76D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/KX7R/HSNFZ76D/FDFKX7RHSNFZ76D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/KX7R/HSNFZ76D/FDFKX7RHSNFZ76D.SMALL.jpg hallbt These are the steps required to make a ferrofluid glass display. Ferrofluid is a magnetic fluid that responds to strong magnetic fields. For this display, we will suspend ferrofluid and water in a glass, and use a magnet to interact with the fluid. Fun and easy! I made this display at Techshop SF, ...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:18:54 PDT
Plane down a large wood slab http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-ShopBot-CNC-router-table-to-plane-down-a-lar/
Plane down a large wood slab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/N63B/HSM54U40/FRPN63BHSM54U40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/N63B/HSM54U40/FRPN63BHSM54U40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/N63B/HSM54U40/FRPN63BHSM54U40.SMALL.jpg olliepgh If you have a large wood slab that won't fit into a planer, you can use a CNC router table to accomplish a thickness planing. I did this at TechShop in Pittsburgh. www.techshop.com I made a cocktail table with my slab.  Secure your wood slab To first plane down your slab you need to set it on th...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:54:42 PDT
TechShop: What to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/TechShop-What-to-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu The first time I discovered the Instructables website was midafternoon many years ago. I found myself mesmerized by the amazing projects that members of the Instructables community had taken the time to share. I looked at project after project, completely lost in the creativity and innovation that p...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:46:13 PDT
Laser Cut Wood Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wood-Wallet/
Laser Cut Wood Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SMALL.jpg jbagnol I made it at Techshop http://techshop.ws/ I needed a wallet that was minimalistic, sleek, and inexpensive. This let me to create my own LaserCut wood wallet. This wallet holds my essentials with a personalized touch, and can be customized to however you like. The best part about this wallet is the...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:15:05 PDT
A simple gauge for setting tool height in the lathe. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-gauge-for-setting-tool-height-in-the-lath/
A simple gauge for setting tool height in the lathe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SMALL.jpg JParis44 I made it at TechShop! This is a simple gauge for quickly setting tool height in a lathe. If you're using a lantern or four-way style toolpost these can be invaluable, but they are very convenient even with a quick change toolpost! Just place the tool on your cross slide and set the height of th...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 05:11:35 PST
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-sleeve-sewing-adjustment-made-at-TechShop-C/
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SMALL.jpg jordanshelby This is a simple way to modify sleeves of t-shirts that are too long, or to add some visual interest in, without the permanence of hemming. I made this at TechShop Chandler with a few basic sewing supplies!  http://www.techshop.ws/ Sleeve at original length.  Use the top seam of the body of ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:38:14 PST
Make a portable Arduino Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portable-Arduino-Case/
Make a portable Arduino Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/2UK3/HSBWNZFM/F7I2UK3HSBWNZFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/2UK3/HSBWNZFM/F7I2UK3HSBWNZFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/2UK3/HSBWNZFM/F7I2UK3HSBWNZFM.SMALL.jpg anayadancer I was really disappointed to see that the Arduino case carried by Adafruit was discontinued (due to that model of Otterbox being unavailable): http://www.adafruit.com/products/765However, a quick Amazon search showed that an Otterbox 3000 could be had, and the pattern for the acrylic insert is avai...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 08:49:42 PST
Laser Cut Settler's board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Settlers-board/
Laser Cut Settler's board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/O3BL/HS8FV8JH/F76O3BLHS8FV8JH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/O3BL/HS8FV8JH/F76O3BLHS8FV8JH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/O3BL/HS8FV8JH/F76O3BLHS8FV8JH.SMALL.jpg mattlapaglia My first project with a laser cut...a Settler's game board (to supplement the game I already own of course). Cut the project on the laser cutter This is a recent project that I made at TechShop Chandler. TechShop Chandler uses Universal Laser Systems laser cutters. A file is simply created with C...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 13:35:49 PST
Engraved Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraved-Cutting-Board/
Engraved Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/H45Z/HS61B5RS/FNHH45ZHS61B5RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/H45Z/HS61B5RS/FNHH45ZHS61B5RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/H45Z/HS61B5RS/FNHH45ZHS61B5RS.SMALL.jpg tenoeight My wedding anniversary is on February 14th, yep Valentines Day. So this year is my 5th anniversary to my beautiful wife, 5th year is traditionally wood for a gift. I made this @ Techshop I am a member @ Techshop Chandler, and have access to several very cool equipment and tools. So I thought lets...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 10:34:53 PST
Laser Marking Stainless Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Marking-Stainless-Steel-1/
Laser Marking Stainless Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/JTY1/HS61B4OY/FOYJTY1HS61B4OY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/JTY1/HS61B4OY/FOYJTY1HS61B4OY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/JTY1/HS61B4OY/FOYJTY1HS61B4OY.SMALL.jpg tenoeight I made this @ TechshopUsing the laser cutter @ Techshop Chandler I was able to personalize my own drinking bottle. I customized it with my name and employer's logo. Which was smart, the first day I took it to work everybody wanted one. Supplies Needed Stainless Steel Water Bottle Digit...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:53:58 PST
Garden Bench (I made it at Techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Bench-1/
Garden Bench (I made it at Techshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/BQXN/HS3GUXQ0/FFHBQXNHS3GUXQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/BQXN/HS3GUXQ0/FFHBQXNHS3GUXQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/BQXN/HS3GUXQ0/FFHBQXNHS3GUXQ0.SMALL.jpg rotorjockey This is a fairly easy project and at minimal cost. I went the extra mile and ran the boards through a joiner and planer, then routered the edges. This is pretty low to the ground, about 8", but still pretty cool. Garden/patio Bench Cut List: (2) 2x4 21" long: Armrest (4) 2x4 25" long: Le...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:09:27 PST
Laser Etched Ashtray I made it at techshop. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Ashtray-I-made-at-techshop/
Laser Etched Ashtray I made it at techshop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BZMF/HS1RQZAP/FF0BZMFHS1RQZAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BZMF/HS1RQZAP/FF0BZMFHS1RQZAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BZMF/HS1RQZAP/FF0BZMFHS1RQZAP.SMALL.jpg mmiller52 this is a short how to so you can see how easy it is...I made it at techshop. Gather your image Set up your image for printing...Image can be transfered from almost any program as long as it has a print feature. Select Print Select print from you programs file tab...This will transfer the i...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:33:54 PST
Setting-up to cut a recess in a Trapezoid using the Shopbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-up-to-cut-a-recess-in-a-Trapezoid-using-th/
Setting-up to cut a recess in a Trapezoid using the Shopbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/38FI/HRPT1R36/FNW38FIHRPT1R36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/38FI/HRPT1R36/FNW38FIHRPT1R36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/38FI/HRPT1R36/FNW38FIHRPT1R36.SMALL.jpg togo1919 I recently had a need to place an aluminum panel in a trapezoid for a mantelpiece.  I decided to use the Shopbot so I could ensure a consistent depth for the recess.   The attached video shows the recess being cut. I do my work over at the Techshop in San Jose... Start with a trapezoid image wh...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:59:29 PST
Hang a heavy display box on a wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-a-heavy-display-box-on-a-wall/
Hang a heavy display box on a wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SUS9/HRPNB7KR/FWTSUS9HRPNB7KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SUS9/HRPNB7KR/FWTSUS9HRPNB7KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/SUS9/HRPNB7KR/FWTSUS9HRPNB7KR.SMALL.jpg webcompanion I made a light box for this slot machine glass I got as a gift. The whole thing weighs about 10 pounds and I wanted to hang it on the wall. The box is over 16 inches wide so I could screw into 2 wood studs in the wall. This is my solution for a custom bracket that not only hangs the box but also ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:58:30 PST
Kids Picnic Table (I made it at Techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Picnic-Table-1/
Kids Picnic Table (I made it at Techshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8GNF/HRI977GZ/FHY8GNFHRI977GZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8GNF/HRI977GZ/FHY8GNFHRI977GZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/8GNF/HRI977GZ/FHY8GNFHRI977GZ.SMALL.jpg rotorjockey This is a very durable and tough table that your kids will love. You can easily sit 3 on each side. Make this and just about anything else you can think of at the techshop. www.techshop.com   Step 1 STEP 1 Work on a clean level surface. Take a square of your project after each step. Predri...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:39:40 PST
Re-upcycled wood pendant, made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-upcycled-wood-pendant-made-at-Techshop/
Re-upcycled wood pendant, made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/HP3V/HRKQXBV7/FTEHP3VHRKQXBV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/HP3V/HRKQXBV7/FTEHP3VHRKQXBV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/HP3V/HRKQXBV7/FTEHP3VHRKQXBV7.SMALL.jpg ohhello     In this Instructable, I illustrate an easy process to shape and create a pendant made from only scrap wood ,  using the Epsom laser cutter and engraver at Techshop. I am only using the shape tools in Coreldraw to accomplish this. The design and pendant itself are are only utilizing the rectangle...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:57:21 PST
Laser Cut Cork Coasters @ TechShop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Cork-Coasters-TechShop-Chandler/
Laser Cut Cork Coasters @ TechShop Chandler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WCMS/HRI98UVV/FD6WCMSHRI98UVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WCMS/HRI98UVV/FD6WCMSHRI98UVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WCMS/HRI98UVV/FD6WCMSHRI98UVV.SMALL.jpg gowlery This is a tutorial for some quick and easy custom coasters. These instructions are assuming that you are using the Universal Lasers @ TechShop Chandler, and that you have taken the SBU and are familiar with how to operate the machine. For more information on the TechShop or to schedule a class,...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 17:39:56 PST