Instructables: exploring - - wind - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:51:58 PST BLOX v1.01 PVC Saxophone! http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Saxophone-1/
PVC Saxophone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1327/IRW2403Y/FAX1327IRW2403Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1327/IRW2403Y/FAX1327IRW2403Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/1327/IRW2403Y/FAX1327IRW2403Y.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab The easiest way to be the best in the world at an instrument is to play one that nobody else knew existed. With sounds from your personally pitched plastic that are a mix between John Coltrane a flock of wild geese, you'll be playing in no time. I like this project as an introduction to the physics ...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:07:03 PDT
Design & Print Wind Turbine Blades. http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Print-Wind-Turbine-Blades/
Design & Print Wind Turbine Blades. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/FRRK/H1DVMHX4/FQAFRRKH1DVMHX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/FRRK/H1DVMHX4/FQAFRRKH1DVMHX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/FRRK/H1DVMHX4/FQAFRRKH1DVMHX4.SMALL.jpg tycj I am currently finishing a two year engineering course on wind turbine tech. we had a module on 3d desingn (solidworks) and for one of the assignments we designed a scaled down turbine blade , printed it and tested it in the college wind tunnel recording rpm. Amazingly i made an rpm reading of 80rp...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 14:41:38 PDT
How to Wind a 12N 14P Brushless Outrunner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wind-a-12N-14P-Brushless-Outrunner/
How to Wind a 12N 14P Brushless Outrunner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/21G7/HNUEWQWT/F9J21G7HNUEWQWT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/21G7/HNUEWQWT/F9J21G7HNUEWQWT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/21G7/HNUEWQWT/F9J21G7HNUEWQWT.SMALL.jpg rem0.061 You may have already seen my Instructable on how to wind a brushless outrunner motor and became frustrated because it didn't work on your 12 tooth motor. The previous winding instructions only works with 12n 16p, 9n 12p, and others (I'm not sure on all of them). The most common motor has 12 teeth an...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:50:57 PST
Digital Anemometer (wind meter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Anemometer-wind-meter/
Digital Anemometer (wind meter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WF1U/WM1EP27RQCJ/F13WF1UWM1EP27RQCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WF1U/WM1EP27RQCJ/F13WF1UWM1EP27RQCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/WF1U/WM1EP27RQCJ/F13WF1UWM1EP27RQCJ.SMALL.jpg dan Build your own digital Anemometer by using a bike speedometer and other inexpensive parts. Parts Major parts needed: Wind cups, part #7903 from Davis Instruments (www.davisnet.com), cost around $15. Bike speedometer from any bike shop 2 ball bearings, 1/8" ID from any hobby shop (used in radio c...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2005 06:52:14 PDT
How to make Pressed Penny Wind Chimes (+ Sound file) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Pressed-Penny-Wind-Chimes/
How to make Pressed Penny Wind Chimes (+ Sound file) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/A0JI/ISYZVAXT/F21A0JIISYZVAXT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/A0JI/ISYZVAXT/F21A0JIISYZVAXT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/A0JI/ISYZVAXT/F21A0JIISYZVAXT.SMALL.jpg WUVIE Whether you want to invest a lot of time and materials, or create a simple project with only a few items, this Instructable will provide the how-to, you provide the creativity and a few supplies. A basic, lightweight, dainty chime can be assembled and hung the same day. Grab a few handfuls of pennie...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 13:42:18 PDT
DIY Solar Powered radio for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Powered-radio-for-%245/
DIY Solar Powered radio for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/AC7T/F4E8646S/FFCAC7TF4E8646S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/AC7T/F4E8646S/FFCAC7TF4E8646S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/AC7T/F4E8646S/FFCAC7TF4E8646S.SMALL.jpg gotwind This is another good use for the solar panel used on the huge amounts of garden LED lights around, coupled to a portable radio that runs off 2 or 3 AA cells. Most of us have an old radio lying around, so I based the $5 price on the cost of purchasing/ acquiring a solar powered garden L.E.D light. ...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 16:01:23 PDT
Poly Pipe Greenhouse and Shadehouse with Sprinkler System http://www.instructables.com/id/Poly-Pipe-Greenhouse-and-Shadehouse-With-Sprinkler/
Poly Pipe Greenhouse and Shadehouse with Sprinkler System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/ZBBU/IRXTIOJJ/FA1ZBBUIRXTIOJJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/ZBBU/IRXTIOJJ/FA1ZBBUIRXTIOJJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/ZBBU/IRXTIOJJ/FA1ZBBUIRXTIOJJ.SMALL.jpg Ro James Afternoon gardeners!Here's an easy Shade house / Greenhouse build you can do on the cheap. I put most of it up myself today, it's really quite easy. I've covered it in 70% shade cloth for the harsh Aussie sun.It just kills everything if you miss one watering.I only did a quick measure and sketch of ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:01:52 PDT
How to make a homemade kite with video http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-homemade-kite-with-video/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2009 14:15:00 PST
Microphone Pop Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Microphone-Pop-Filter/
Microphone Pop Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3RAU/GD0QVTY4/FMG3RAUGD0QVTY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3RAU/GD0QVTY4/FMG3RAUGD0QVTY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3RAU/GD0QVTY4/FMG3RAUGD0QVTY4.SMALL.jpg motadacruz A pop filter is an anti-pop noise protection filter for microphones, typically used in a recording studio. If you record sound at home then this instructable can help you make a really cheap pop filter. It doen't matter if you record songs at home or like me do voice-overs for movies. From time to...
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Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:20:45 PDT
Make an amazing Reading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Amazing-Reading-Lamp-With-Your-Phone/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:19:31 PST
DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Me-Drone-With-Camera-Arduino-Based/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:55:04 PDT
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-stunt-kite-from-scratch-With-no-sewing/
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SMALL.jpg Intlcup Here is an inexpensive project that I originally intended for a younger crowd (I was excited to build this with my nephew).  total cost was less than $40 including some of the tools I used to build it. Total build time 6-8 hours. Materials and tools needed My goal was to find materials t...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 03:45:22 PDT
Simple Sail Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sail-Car/
Simple Sail Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QFHT/HKJTC6ZL/FR5QFHTHKJTC6ZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QFHT/HKJTC6ZL/FR5QFHTHKJTC6ZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/QFHT/HKJTC6ZL/FR5QFHTHKJTC6ZL.SMALL.jpg LanceMakes If you enjoy this project, then I encourage you to buy my book, Rubber Band Engineer. It's full of more awesome and original projects crafted from household hardware. You can find it wherever books are sold.Everything I make: LanceMakes.comThese lightweight racers are perfect for introducing studen...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:05:53 PDT
Daisy chain an extension cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Daisy-chain-an-extension-cord/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:38:03 PDT
Cheap Universal Fishing Line Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Fishing-Line-Winder/
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 20:09:15 PDT
Wood Propeller Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Propeller-Fabrication/
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Sun, 21 Jan 2007 16:01:18 PST
Make a Dacron Sail http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dacron-Sail/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:36:48 PDT
Copper tubing wind chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-tubing-wind-chime/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 16:09:10 PST
How to replace a damaged shingle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-damaged-shingle/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 00:49:13 PDT
Wind Turbine Model Construction That Generates Real Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Model-Construction-That-Generates-Rea/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 11:26:10 PDT
Small Wind Powered Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Wind-Powered-Generator/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 20:47:45 PDT
How to Catch, Clean and Cook a Fish! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Catch-Clean-and-Cook-a-Fish/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 20:38:35 PST
Weighted Beach Towel Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Weighted-Beach-Towel-Mod/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:38:57 PDT
Faroun Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Faroun-Savonius-Wind-Turbine/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 18:52:00 PST
Parasitic Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Parasitic-Wind-Turbine/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2008 11:42:24 PDT
Installing a wind turbine to help power my home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-wind-turbine-to-power-my-home/
Installing a wind turbine to help power my home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/I4CM/IBOWYRT3/F78I4CMIBOWYRT3.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I finally got my Aleko WG400 wind turbine installed. This generator feeds power into my home which is already solar powered. I have become the first person on my beautiful island to implement a hybrid (solar and wind) power system for their home (not counting those yachts!). Wind power is not a reli...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:02:29 PDT
Wind Turbine Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Model-1/
Wind Turbine Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great way to understand wind turbines. It is simple, easy to make, and helps one build the confidence to build their own large scale turbine.This is a great classroom model to show transformation of energy. Wind, Mechanical, Electrical, and Light are all shown in this one easy to make mode...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:51:53 PDT
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Tunnel/
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SMALL.jpg Atul N Yadav The instructable will show you how to make simple Wind Tunnel at your home / School. This project shall let students understand concept of Wind Tunnel, how they are used in testing aerodynamics of objects.This project shall also help you understand suction, exhaust of fans / propellers, how toggle s...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:35:19 PDT
12/24 volt Wind Turbine Power Station - Starts charging batteries in 2mph winds http://www.instructables.com/id/1224-volt-Wind-Turbine-Power-Station-Starts-chargi/
12/24 volt Wind Turbine Power Station - Starts charging batteries in 2mph winds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/SCKW/IANRWFMA/F38SCKWIANRWFMA.SMALL.jpg TheBettaGarden This instructable shows how to build a complete standalone 12/24 volt Wind Powered Electrical Generator using old computer parts, a bike wheel, some wood, a coil and miscellaneous brackets and screws. Please vote for this project :)After reading the following article on how well a bike wheel could w...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 17:59:19 PDT
Wind turbine mount using old office chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-turbine-mount-using-old-office-chair/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:00:23 PDT
Wind Tube! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Tube/
Wind Tube! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you want to wind down or wind up, this tube is soon to be your favorite automatic aerodynamic magic. Like the giant bubble fan from Willy Wonka's factory, this easy to make wind tube is great for exploring what flies, spins, tumbles, soars and falls, all easily mobile for the teacher/parent/...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:10:48 PDT
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Bicycle-Cell-Phone-Charger-Wind-Turbine-with-bui/
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/URWO/I98BJIGH/FOBURWOI98BJIGH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I go very often to cycle in the nature where is no electricity, and during a long bike tour my phone usually discharges. These smartphones have a large capacity but its consumption is big too. I made a few weeks ago another bike turbine for the Bicycle Contest, but I think I can make a better one. S...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:44:01 PDT
Wind Turbine Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Game/
Wind Turbine Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Hold on to your hats, because it's getting windy in here! A breath of air? Post-meal flatulence? A raging tornado? Harness them all with your new wind turbine, and the game to build the best blade design for maximum watt production. This is a great activity that can be done with a whole class even w...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:53:38 PDT
Wind Powered Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Powered-Music-Box/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:51:35 PDT
Rubber Band Harmonica! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Harmonica/
Rubber Band Harmonica! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Make dulcet tones only a mother pigeon could love! With the rubber band harmonica, you can pick up a tune anywhere, and tune your harmonica with post-its to play any notes well in the mezzo-soprano range! This is a great introduction to vibrations, sound, and the effect on sound of string (jn this c...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:00:35 PDT
Projects from an Old Casette Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-from-an-Old-Casette-Player/
Projects from an Old Casette Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/0MZL/I8H6AYXA/F700MZLI8H6AYXA.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Hi! Did you ever thought that you can build many gagdets from an old electronic device? Yes, maybe. Now I'll show you that what can build from an old casette player/radio. I made an FM transmitter bug and a wind turbine battery charger. The most of the parts are from the casette player. I only neede...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:42:12 PDT
Enjoy a nice cup of kite powered tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Enjoy-a-nice-cup-of-kite-powered-tea/
Enjoy a nice cup of kite powered tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NWOC/I88LN2FP/F87NWOCI88LN2FP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NWOC/I88LN2FP/F87NWOCI88LN2FP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NWOC/I88LN2FP/F87NWOCI88LN2FP.SMALL.jpg rread Use kite generated electricity to boil a kettle of water . Pour the water into a mug with a teabag. Drink the tea. Reasons for doing this. Kites can extract huge wind energy. (called AWE Airborne Wind Energy)The challenge is reliably handling pretty yet powerful kites, whilst they safely generat...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 17:35:53 PDT
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Bike-Smart-and-Green-for-an-Ultimate-Rid/
Make your Bike ''Smart and Green'' for an Ultimate Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/X9SR/I7W1QDVH/FHVX9SRI7W1QDVH.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In this instructable I'll show you how to make some useful electronic gadgets for your bike. The instructable contains a solar power bank with a very high 7000mAh capacity that can be recharged with a build in 5v solar panel or with a recycled CPU fan. The full cost for me was less then 10 bucks, bu...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:58:42 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SMALL.jpg Scorpent This air cooler is a cheap and easy way to keep a room cool without wasting a lot of power. Useful for those summer days, The build only needs two computer fans(case fans) and a ice reservoir. The cooling is done by a series of two computer fans, one blowing air the ice chamber and another one takin...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Fan-Phone-Charger/
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SMALL.jpg Harlan Whitman Jean Charles Athanase Peltier a 30 year old watch dealer that decides to turn physicist. His experiments lead to the technology used in this project. Worth a good Wiki read. As a fellow 30 yr old tinker man I decided to give it a shot. Had been wanting to create air flow on top of my Rocket Mass He...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:23:41 PST
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Device-Charging-with-a-Multi-turbine-on-faucet-win/
Device Charging with a Multi-turbine (on faucet, wind, bike, while sporting and etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6O0H/I6NIAQME/FK86O0HI6NIAQME.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love every green energy gadgets and devices but they are specialized only for one electricity generator like a solar cell or a wind turbine. the wind turbine chargers are big and they can't be used as a hydroturbine. I tried to make a waterproof multiturbine that can be powered by wind or by any f...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:08:27 PST
Making Energy By Wind http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Energy-By-Wind/
Making Energy By Wind - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/4NLX/I5J561L9/FTP4NLXI5J561L9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/4NLX/I5J561L9/FTP4NLXI5J561L9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/4NLX/I5J561L9/FTP4NLXI5J561L9.SMALL.jpg Sandy65 This project is about Making of Energy on home with some motors.What is Wind Energy?Wind energy is energy from moving air, caused by temperature (and therefore pressure) differences in the atmosphere. Irradiance from the sun heats up the air, forcing the air to rise. Conversely, where temperatures f...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:26:17 PST
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Wind-and-Hydro-on-your-faucet-turbine-powere/
$9 Solar, Wind and Hydro turbine (on your faucet) powered USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/PV5I/I5THTYOG/FDHPV5II5THTYOG.SMALL.jpg Imetomi In our world the rechargeabale gadgets have a very important role, but their batteries have a very low capacity, so they discharge fast. In this instructable I gonna show you how to build a USB device charger, that is powered by a solar panel or a wind/hydro turbine. It contains a rechargeable power...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 08:06:26 PST
How to Change your Windshield Wipers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-your-Windshield-Wipers/
How to Change your Windshield Wipers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/YMOQ/FUPUP731/FO8YMOQFUPUP731.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/YMOQ/FUPUP731/FO8YMOQFUPUP731.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/YMOQ/FUPUP731/FO8YMOQFUPUP731.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg Windshield wipers are a necessary safety feature to any car. The problem is that they don't last forever - but rather need replacing every few years. The rubber blades dry out over time due to use and the sun. How can you tell that you need new wipers? They'll exhibit some of the following symptoms:...
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Sat, 16 May 2009 08:45:51 PDT
Straw Propellor http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Propellor/
Straw Propellor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYIO/I3BH745F/FSBKYIOI3BH745F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYIO/I3BH745F/FSBKYIOI3BH745F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYIO/I3BH745F/FSBKYIOI3BH745F.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ever feel like you've wasted your breath on something? Well now every breath you take is going to spread total wonder and joy with this straw propellor. Also a bit of saliva! With three straws only you can create this double-spinner of a physics lesson in forces and air pressure. It takes a bit to g...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:29:28 PST
DIY Solar+Wind House http://www.instructables.com/id/WindSolar-Powered-House/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST
DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-400-Watt-Wind-Turbine/
DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/E9EG/I1C3XHAY/FZ7E9EGI1C3XHAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/E9EG/I1C3XHAY/FZ7E9EGI1C3XHAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/E9EG/I1C3XHAY/FZ7E9EGI1C3XHAY.SMALL.jpg suiterelliot These plans detail how I built a wind turbine in my garage without any special tools for just over $200. Many of the do-it-yourself designs are either toy projects or unlikely to hold up in strong winds. This wind turbine will withstand 40+ mile per hour winds and produce electricity with as little ...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:07:32 PDT
Balancing Bottle Bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Balancing-Bottle-Bird/
Balancing Bottle Bird - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KLQD/HYSIT2D8/FEFKLQDHYSIT2D8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KLQD/HYSIT2D8/FEFKLQDHYSIT2D8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KLQD/HYSIT2D8/FEFKLQDHYSIT2D8.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge A young Ibis perching on a parrot bracket shakes his head and turns away, starts nodding and turns back. It's not David Attenborough, but still nice to look at. Inspired by a wind chime I saw on a fair trade market. I had to try to make something alike from waste material. So I tried my way with re...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:33:45 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
Inexpensive Mini Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/BECR/HY08662U/FIFBECRHY08662U.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Knowing a teacher or two and with Momma Cat's bean counting problem, we thought we better come up with an extremely inexpensive turbine. This way the bean counter and teacher in all of us can be happy :-)Why build one of these mini turbines? Well they are inexpensive ;-) There is the wow factor. The...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Voltage doubler for wind generators http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-doubler-for-wind-generators/
Voltage doubler for wind generators - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/UZYC/HWIMTVP4/FB0UZYCHWIMTVP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/UZYC/HWIMTVP4/FB0UZYCHWIMTVP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/UZYC/HWIMTVP4/FB0UZYCHWIMTVP4.SMALL.jpg florlayamp I built this circuit in hopes that the wind generator i'm working on will have less rpm's to spin to get the voltage I need to charge batteries or run lights on wind that blows. It's a really simple circuit that has only a few components, mainly a rectifier to convert the a/c voltage my stepper mo...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:43:32 PDT