Instructables: exploring - living - computer Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:11:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make glitch art
How to make glitch art - More DIY How To Projects]]> KodaL Augment the code of a picture using free software to create one of a kind, never duplicated glitch art Download the free open source software Go to Hex Fiend and download the free software to your computer. Download an image you would like to glitch I get my images from the internet, but make ...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:23:08 PDT
Leather Laptop Envelope
Leather Laptop Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables!I was originally going to make this for the Tandy Leatherworking Contest, but with school and everything it got put off until I came home for Christmas break. I made two of these laptop sleeves for my sisters, so that they would have something to help keep their computers scratc...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:55:48 PST
Loading Message Card
Loading Message Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> goldlego This is an awesome hand-made "Loading Message" card and it is super easy to make! Watch as you pull the card out from the envelope the bars will actually "load"! This card isn't just great for techies, its great for everyone! The card measures about 6.5 inches wide and 3.6 inches high and will fit n...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:55:54 PST
How To Make A Video Game On An IOS Device
How To Make A Video Game On An IOS Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> alex_the_creator Hello, this just shows apps needed, I might add a few tutorials on making games. Thanks to all who used this as a reference! Gamepress Firstly- We will need the foundation of the game. -Gamepress- FREE!, but you should get the unlimited level pack which is 99 cents everything else is free and no ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:55:47 PST
Leather Thumb Drive Case
Leather Thumb Drive Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> wmusser A travel case for 4 usb thumb drives made from leather. Materials 1. Scrap Leather2. Leather Punch3. Pen4. Scissors 5. Velcro6. Rivets7. Hot Glue Gun8. Key ring with clip Cutting the leather out NOTE: This travel case is for 4 thumb drivesCut out two 3 1/2" squares of leatherNext, Cut a 3 1/2...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:36:02 PDT
Easy DIY Graphic Tee
Easy DIY Graphic Tee - More DIY How To Projects]]> bginoza Is there a shirt out there that you don't want to spend the money on and you wish you could make.? Well here is a tutorial that will help you out with your graphic tee needs. :D Find and edit design I decided on a logo from the game Borderlands. If you want your design to be perfect on your shirt...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:27:50 PDT
Easy One Piece of Paper CD/DVD Case
Easy One Piece of Paper CD/DVD Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kingz18 Hello! Have you ever had a CD/DVD that is just laying around without a case and your afraid it will get scratched or damaged and then be found expendaple? In this Instructable I will be explaining how to make a simple CD/DVD case out of only one piece of 8 1/2 by 11 sheet of printer paper! This CD/D...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:33:22 PDT
Breakfast/computer bed bench
Breakfast/computer bed bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> lvandemaele This bed bench is made to have a table above your bed. Very easy to watch movies, work on your computer, eat breakfast, put books, drinks, food on it... When you're ready to sleep, just push it to the foot end. The sides of this bench are made from a pallet, the upper part from an old door, so it al...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 06:08:47 PDT
Tetris Chest of Drawers
Tetris Chest of Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftalavista I bought a set of drawers months ago from Ikea and spent ages deciding how to paint them. Every time I looked at them the shape reminded me of a game of tetris but I didn't think all the bright colours would go in my living room. Then it hit me - why do I need to stick to the traditional colours and...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:35:14 PDT
Wooden Computer Case
Wooden Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Slatu Wooden Computer Case - I've used an old hand me down computer case for too long, so I wanted to make something personal and functional. I tried to use fairly accessible tools, and some basic power tools. I'd love to have techshop nearby, but I have to be practical. Conception Design stage. Mate...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 19:15:19 PDT
3 Fast Phone and Computer "Life Hacks" Everyone Should Know The Best Hobbies Blog here's a link to the actual youtube channel-
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:00:46 PDT
How to Increase Your WIFI Speed with a Soda Can (Video) The Best Hobbies Blog Dramatically improve your wifi speed with a simple soda can.  Here is a link to the youtube channel- Here is a link to the Facebook page-
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:40:57 PDT
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts
Make Jewelry From Computer Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos The easiest way to make interesting and unique jewelry is to use uncommon materials. One source of materials that often goes overlooked is a computer. Inside a computer you can find a wide array of objects that can make a compelling piece of jewelry. Since computers are constantly updating, it i...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 04:02:09 PDT
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork - More DIY How To Projects]]> M.Hawse As a treat to the fans of Zork, I have designed a t-shirt. This will also be my entry in the Game.Life 4 contest (although I am entering at the last moment). I enjoy the rich sound and colorful graphics that we have available to us currently thanks to HD video, surround sound audio and GPU-base...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:35:46 PDT
Falling Mouse Fix
Falling Mouse Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> David61691 How to stop your computer mouse from falling off the computer tray. Materials -Cardboard, make sure that its big enough to keep the mouse from falling, but small enough that it doesn't affect the sliding of the tray. Approx.12" x 5"-7"-Knife/Scissors-Stapler, one that opens Make a hole in the c...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:41:11 PDT
Origami picture puzzle stellated octahedron
Origami picture puzzle stellated octahedron - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput In my Origami picture puzzle cube, I said I started puzzling on the stellated octahedron, but made a puzzle cube first, since the stellated octahedron was going to take a lot of time. Last week, I decided I actually wanted to give it a try. I'm glad I made the cube first though, I already had th...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:51:49 PST
How to make folded book art easier using your computer
How to make folded book art easier using your computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moini In various places, I saw those beautiful folded book art pieces (like in these instructables: Book-Art-How-to-Fold-a-Book-into-a-Word, Folded-Book-Art-Best-most-clear-Tutorial-available  ) - and as I am an avid reader and love books, paper and art, this was a wonderfully alluring combination! So, I...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:47:46 PST
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden)
Kitchen Pantry Computer (Hidden) - More DIY How To Projects]]> designforhire I was excited to start this project because I’ve wanted to do something like this for a while, and when I saw Instructables was opening a contest, it gave me the motivation to give it a try. My wife and I love cookbooks and music (music in the kitchen is a must), but when you’re using a coo...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 21:51:09 PST
Take apart Computer Harddrives and Make a Cool Necklace buildMASTER_Tyler Taking apart a computer hard drive 101! I made this at TechShop Chandler, AZ. Check it out  at Materials needed: 1 - A hard drive. 2 - A length of pull chain. (I got mine from Ace Hardware. Its is almost 2' long and is stainless steel. It is #13 size.) 3 - An end for the pull ch...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:11:56 PST
Ribbon Wire Bracelet
Ribbon Wire Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> lumenjewelry Have any old computer cables lying around? You know the kind, the fat ribbon wire ones, often very colorful. You can make them into a really cool bracelet in no time. And don't forget to check out our other insturctables such as the Blinky Owl or Blinky Skull, and other nifty kits available on our ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:56:23 PST
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse
Mouse Mitten - a mitten for your mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 As the cold weather comes, hands can get pretty cold even when you are warm at home. Staying in front of the computer for a long time is one of the activities that make hands colder, especially the one that you use the mouse with...I am sure this happened to all of you! Plus if your hands are cold m...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:53:04 PST
Modern Bedroom
Modern Bedroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gusarin This is my entry to the contest ''Improve Your Room'' contest. The Room Here is the room seen from different angles. The room is 6x5x3 meters (LxWxH). The Bed/Sofa Here are a couple of pictures of the bed, sofa and the walk-in closet. The walk-in closet is 1.8 meters high. The Desk And Cupbo...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 08:32:51 PST
3-Minute Laptop Stand hoofman25 Here's what you'll need... - Thin & light old book **If you place your laptop on top of the book, there should be at LEAST one inch of space between the top of the book and the top of your laptop. The same goes for the bottom of the book and the bottom of your laptop. - Sharpie - pen, pencil or mar...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 21:07:21 PDT
Hanging motherboards on walls
Hanging motherboards on walls - More DIY How To Projects]]> SussoGobbino Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to my Instructable! Today I will show you how to improve the looks of a plain white boring wall in your home! I love the look of electronic boards, so, I thought, why not hanging them? And so it begun. I also hung other boards around the room, just like a p...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:39:49 PDT
Space Saving Tripod Computer Desk for Two
Space Saving Tripod Computer Desk for Two - More DIY How To Projects]]> jds1969 My kids really wanted a computer. Mostly for Minecraft but for other reasons too. Their older step-brother bought a new computer so I decided to see what I could do on a reasonable budget with his hand-me-down. Gathering the materials I had bought a telescope many years ago that eventually acquir...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:15:43 PDT
RAINBOW KEYBOARD FRIDGE MAGNET - More DIY How To Projects]]> capnjasbo My method of making those semi-popular keyboard fridge magnets. Step 1 Tear up a broken keyboard. If you don't own a broken keyboard buy one at a thrift store; there's a 73% chance it's defective somehow. Step 2 Cut "business card sticky magnets" to fit each key. I got mine at FedEx/Kink...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 17:29:07 PDT
Ikea + Craigslist desk mboyles2 So I moved into a new room and wanted to create a large work space for some varies projects I would be working on. The main goal was to create a large desk at a low cost while still maintaining a polished look. Ive had some luck with craigslist, so I watched the free section there and the as-is de...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:22:14 PDT
Minimal Float Wall Desk - Quick make-over for mass production or DIY hannesgrebin Case Study on “Design for the Real World” “The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive” ~ Coco Chanel Just found this desk today on the internet and suddenly had the immediate impression, that this is in fact some fancy device, but only needs some tiny but serious changes ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:41:34 PDT
Repurposing an old computer
Repurposing an old computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> knife141 Someone once asked me what they could do with an old computer, and my reply was, "Anything you want!" We all have them -- they're in the back of the closet, or in the dusty attic or basement, or sitting out in the garage.  Some may or may not work, and may or may not be worth fixing.  And some are ...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 05:41:05 PDT
How to Open a Disc Drive When the Computer's Off
How to Open a Disc Drive When the Computer's Off - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chikpea Have you ever shut down your computer, only to find that a disc you need to get out is still in your disc drive? Before you go to the trouble of restarting your computer all to get out that pesky disc, try this little 5 second life hack. Tools All you need for this project is: A paper clip. Wor...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 05:53:08 PDT
Pastel Masquerade Kellalynn This was a piece I did last year. Mind you I was experimenting with coloring it in on the computer, so it does have a few rough area's. I also wish I had drawn the eye a bit better, but overall I really like how the style of it turned out. This is a but different for though, because I like more the ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:52:10 PDT
Computer monitor shelf ckw I work with several computer screens and was trying to raise them to eye level as well as to manage the messy wires behind them. I came across a discarded shelf someone threw out and decided to rescue it. I needed something more stable to rest the shelf as I am in an earthquake-prone area and decide...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 23:08:33 PDT
Cheap fun at $ store
Cheap fun at $ store - More DIY How To Projects]]> aaahotdog Lots of fun for less than a latte. I bought a couple solar lawn lights at Dollar Tree and decided to repurpose them as interior night lights.   I also bought some accent jems at the store to use for feet to the hard drive platters I had laying around.   I picked up a candle stick holder in a fre...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:05:35 PDT
Keyboard Tip Trick add a little Dazzle to your Frazzle BILLETSURFER This trick tip will help to put an end to the frazzle.   A quick and easy way to add some flare, some dazzle. What you need is a bead, one side is sticky. Any size, any shape no need to be picky.   Clean the keys real good and remove all the icky. The sticky can be a little tricky, take the time, do...

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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 20:49:01 PST
Filofax hack: Make a portable peripherals storage case wodieskodie This instructable originally appeared here: I loved my filofax back in the day. Having spent most of yesterday looking for my passport, I came across a lot of old stuff - and amongst it my old organiser. I haven't used it in about a decade, but I was loathe to thr...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:48:04 PST
How to make a Paper Vase without curves
How to make a Paper Vase without curves - More DIY How To Projects]]> sphere360 Today I'll tell you how to model a paper vase with the segment method. It seems the vase has curves but these are approximately approached by edges and polygons. At first I came to an idea to divide a vase into two parts (P1 and P2, see 3rd screenshot).  You have 2 objects that look like a Hyperbolo...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 08:48:20 PST
Digital Painting For Illustrators
Digital Painting For Illustrators - More DIY How To Projects]]> EmmettO I've been drawing with pen on paper since I was four but I could never get the hang of painting. Illustration is, at least for me, very different than painting.  I've been interested in digital painting for a while now. I tried doing it with a mouse but never got anywhere. I then got a little bambo...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 07:48:27 PST
Car seat computer chair stncilr Pretty basic, i removed the mounting rails on an old ford escort 1995 car seat and cut a plywood to fit the bottom. I screwed it to the frame using the original mounting points for the rails and then fixed this to the bottom part of a broken computer chair. The seat still reclines, but it is not re...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:07:00 PST
Iron Man Mixed-Media Stained Glass Computer Component Mosaic
Iron Man Mixed-Media Stained Glass Computer Component Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> kymedicineman I love comic books and stained glass.  I have had this project in my mind for 3 years after learning that Iron Man movie was being made.  The Idea First was the idea.  I drew a quick sketch of what I wanted the end piece to look like. Give the man a hand Next step was trying to figure out how ...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:44:09 PDT
How to make a Calculator application in Java Netbeans
How to make a Calculator application in Java Netbeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bluebirdaway Hey guys! I'm back and I've got another awesome instructable for you! i'm going to be making a calculator in Java Netbeans, please  leave a comment or check out my other projects, hope you enjoy! I also have a website now! Check it out here: Installing If you're new than welc...
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Fri, 11 May 2012 15:22:58 PDT
CAD Salt & Pepper Shakers Alex Jalland This was another project I did using Pro desktop. This is not the whole project but the Pro desktop images. Pro desktop is really useful, other programs like google sketch up are really useful and free!!!! The kind of look like Rockets....Pretty cool....Space salt......Salty....... The Shakers cons...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 14:18:01 PDT
Dream it, draw it, and then build it.
Dream it, draw it, and then build it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Computothought Needed a box to store parts when taking something apart. They really did not have what I wanted at the store and I did not want to spend a lot of money. Remembered that we had some left over poster board. That's the ticket. Then I decided to follow my maxim. If you can dream it, then  you can draw i...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:08:23 PDT
3D Net Characters
3D Net Characters - More DIY How To Projects]]> RedShedProjects This can be used as a lesson plan. Graphics in IT -- Year 8 students. Overall Aim To create a net for a 3D character that can be cut out, folded and stuck together. It should fit on a single sheet of A4 card and have the school logo and assembly instructions on it. You can choose from any of the ...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 14:03:31 PST
My Computer's "Down" Keyboard Comforter
My Computer's "Down" Keyboard Comforter - More DIY How To Projects]]> MollyBednum I love my laptop, but not for its body!  All summer that darned aluminum / aluminium radiated like a firebrick.  The shop assured me "nothing's wrong, that's really just how hot they get."  I consoled myself with "oh well, at least it'll keep me warm in the winter."* But it didn't really.  When the...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 16:05:17 PST
4 channel music syncronized christmas lights for under $15 jhx86 My main goal for this project was to make it cheap and amusing. Using 4 automotive relays, a wifi router, desktop computer, 2 receptacles, a few small electrical components, and of course Christmas lights, you can syrncronize 4 channels of christmas lights for under $15. DISCLAIMER: ELECTRICITY...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 12:29:58 PST
Alligator Snapping Turtle sculpture made from recuperated stripped computer cables lbrunetta This turtle's back was woven from a large (large!) box of obsolete computer cables I received from a techie friend. I also used some small gauge wire from the inside of small motors, a pair of earrings for the eyes, a fishing lure for the turtle's tongue "worm". The turquoise around the shell is som...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:34:52 PST
Fast, easy and cheap wrist rest
Fast, easy and cheap wrist rest - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimmytvf I have just started a new degree in computers, not a university, but is something. I have to spend hours and hours in front of a screen and I don't have a proper desk to stay confortable with my keyboard. I don't have money, I'm spanish and the crysis is hitting us very hard. So, I've just build th...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 03:23:21 PDT
Modge Podge Laptop Cover lkoerper I wanted to decorate my laptop so I used Modge-Podge to do a permanent collage on the top. I used masking tape to cover the logo in the middle so that nothing would seep through, and also used masking tape to make the neat edges. The collage never the screen or computer negatively. Although the co...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:20:52 PDT
Transforming a photo into a Zombie
Transforming a photo into a Zombie - More DIY How To Projects]]> 16405 Wanna transform a sweet photo into a gruesome photo for free? Well I have just what you need. Items required: - Computer (XP or Mac) - Any photograph - Paint.NET (Download Here ) [Free] - Difficulty: 4/10 Starting Photo/Making the Face You can begin with your own photo or one off of the interne...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:11:47 PDT
Secure flash tilmen Do you sometimes lose your USB flash drives like me? Here is my solution.Get a small stylish chain from a nailclipper, etc.Stick it between your flash drive and laptop using the best adhesive you know.Now, you'll lose it less.
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:01:33 PDT