Instructables: exploring - play - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:17:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Laser Sighted Marshmallow Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Sighted-Marshmallow-Shooter/
Laser Sighted Marshmallow Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/XQU5/IV0AUQMF/FC2XQU5IV0AUQMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/XQU5/IV0AUQMF/FC2XQU5IV0AUQMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/XQU5/IV0AUQMF/FC2XQU5IV0AUQMF.SMALL.jpg The Porsche Fan A lot of people have made PVC marshmallow shooters. I'm going to show you a way to set yours apart. Here is a super easy way to make or modify an existing marshmallow Shooter into a LASER SIGHTED MARSHMALLOW SHOOTER! Marshmallow guns can be pretty fun, and if you're "too old", or if you "out-grow" t...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:14:37 PDT
Creepy Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Creepy-Night-Light/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:42:47 PDT
Pop Tart Box Dice Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Tart-Box-Dice-Tower/
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By: Barry Neeson

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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 06:40:54 PDT
Bamboo Traditional Kite(plastic Welding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Traditional-Kiteplastic-Welding/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:40:30 PDT
Mr Cup Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Cup-Head/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 04:19:07 PDT
Set Up a BODACIOUS BUBBLE STATION for PARTIES, FESTIVALS & EVENTS - CREATE YOUR OWN GIANT FUN!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-Up-a-BODACIOUS-BUBBLE-STATION-for-PARTIES-FEST/
Set Up a BODACIOUS BUBBLE STATION for PARTIES, FESTIVALS & EVENTS - CREATE YOUR OWN GIANT FUN!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/M9BQ/IPFRGI9F/F7CM9BQIPFRGI9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/M9BQ/IPFRGI9F/F7CM9BQIPFRGI9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/M9BQ/IPFRGI9F/F7CM9BQIPFRGI9F.SMALL.jpg green-to-go Bubbles are awesome!!! I completely reject the notion that bubble blowing is merely childrens' play, and view it as a fun, relaxing, creative activity for humanoids of all ages and backgrounds. Setting up a bubble station at a party, festival, event or your own back yard provides hours of fun...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:29:25 PDT
DIY Water Bombs (using sponges) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Bombs-using-Sponges/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:37:22 PDT
Dog Toy From Upcycled T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Toy-From-Upcycled-T-Shirt/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 13:55:45 PDT
Motorized Flying Propeller http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Flying-Propeller/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:06:51 PDT
DJ S.M.I.L.E/ Epic mobile speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DJ-SMILE-Epic-Mobile-Speaker/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 21:19:23 PDT
The Floating Arm Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Floating-Arm-Trebuchet/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 15:27:32 PDT
How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun - DIY Vortex BBMG http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Airsoft-Machine-Gun-DIY-Vortex-BBMG/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:16:19 PDT
A Bug Vac That Really Sucks http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Bug-Vac-That-Really-Sucks/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 17:05:27 PST
Scrapyard Terrain http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrapyard-Terrain/
Scrapyard Terrain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XYI9/IKVFTB0L/FA3XYI9IKVFTB0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XYI9/IKVFTB0L/FA3XYI9IKVFTB0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XYI9/IKVFTB0L/FA3XYI9IKVFTB0L.SMALL.jpg TwoPlusTough Gather Materials and ToolsFor this tutorial you will need the following supplies, all of which can be found around the house or at your local hobby or craft supply store. -Plastic sprue (very commonly found with Games Workshop models) -Plasticard (or a sturdy material of your choosing for the base) ...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:42:47 PST
Fantasy Dolls for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-Dolls-for-Kids/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 10:47:48 PST
Refletching a Cheap Carbon Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Refletching-a-Cheap-Carbon-Arrow/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:43:08 PST
BB-8 Bounce back Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-BB-8/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 17:31:24 PST
Make a $5 tile chess board Christmas present http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-5-Tile-Chess-Board-Christmas-Present/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:55:37 PST
Touchscreen Drumsticks! Cheap and Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Drumsticks-Cheap-and-Easy/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 15:30:48 PST
Ray gun from Nerf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ray-gun-from-Nerf/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:11:56 PDT
Gift Cards --> Guitar Picks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Cards-Guitar-Picks/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:44:59 PDT
1 Watt Guitar Practice Amp Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Watt-Guitar-Practice-Amp-Cheap/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:52:52 PDT
Cheaply Record Studio-quality Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaply-Record-Studio-quality-Music/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:28:23 PDT
DIY Slime monster toy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slime-monster-toy/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 07:51:10 PDT
Penny Racers: Build Your Own 3¢ Lincoln! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Racers-Build-Your-Own-3-Lincoln/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:14:26 PDT
Desktop Air Hockey Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Air-Hockey-Table/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:55:20 PDT
2x4 Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Guitar/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 17:05:01 PST
Cheap DIY Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Guitar-Picks/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:44:56 PST
Rubber Band Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Helicopter-1/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:19:34 PST
Cheap Easy Guitar Pick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Guitar-Pick/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:00:57 PST
Making Miss Munny http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Miss-Munny/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 06:28:57 PST
How to make a Jacob's Ladder (Spooky edition!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Jacobs-Ladder-Spooky-edition/
How to make a Jacob's Ladder (Spooky edition!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts With Traditional Toys month coming to a close, we're doing a spooky special over at Cairdy Crafts! This week, learn how to make a Jacob's Ladder wooden toy with an optional spooooky ghostie theme!Check out the video below for a full walk through to go with the instructable! Collect your materials...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:43:14 PST
Quick, cheap and easy Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-easy-Kaleidoscope/
Quick, cheap and easy Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts In this instructable, you'll learn how to take a stacking crisps tube and turn it into a dazzling light spectacular!! A big hit with the Foundation kids at my school :)Check out the video below for a step by step guide which follows this Instructable! Gather your materials For this project, tak...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:36:40 PDT
Making the Rocketeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Rocketeer/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:53:16 PDT
Making the Ladybird http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Ladybird/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:52 PDT
Easy 8 Seat Poker Table Top with Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-6-Seat-Poker-Table-Top-with-Lighting/
Easy 8 Seat Poker Table Top with Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/ENLC/HRTKJ1AX/F3DENLCHRTKJ1AX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/ENLC/HRTKJ1AX/F3DENLCHRTKJ1AX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/ENLC/HRTKJ1AX/F3DENLCHRTKJ1AX.SMALL.jpg MrCrin I looked online for instructions on how to make a poker table and there's tons of plans but they were all quite complicated. I wanted something much simpler and so I created this 8 seater table from offcuts I had lying around at work (I'm a Design and Technology teacher, lucky I know).It's a nice si...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:16:32 PST
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a basic guide for building a Thumb Piano, or Mbira. They have been made for centuries all over Africa (and a few other places) and vary a lot in shape, size and sound. They belong to a group of instruments called "Lamellophones" which are percussion instruments, although the sound an Mbira m...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Pac-man: Life size Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-man-Life-size-Edition/
Pac-man: Life size Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This is Instructables club's 4th 'ible and our entry for the game.life 4 contest. If you can, take a moment to vote for us. Thanks! The kids and I brainstormed several ideas for this contest and we settled on this one because it was the most inexpensive idea we could come up with that was still pre...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:39:47 PDT
Love Songs of Dysfunction http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Songs-of-Dysfunction/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:24:07 PST
Cheap Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dog-Toy/
Cheap Dog Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WBZV/HQ0HSIX0/FZ6WBZVHQ0HSIX0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WBZV/HQ0HSIX0/FZ6WBZVHQ0HSIX0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/WBZV/HQ0HSIX0/FZ6WBZVHQ0HSIX0.SMALL.jpg jbourlo This Instructable may be the easiest way to give your dog a treat for the Holidays. Get really bored In the dark of the winter season, time starts to slow down. We just finished with the Christmas season: spending time with family, and giving thanks to Jesus Christ our Lord. After several doll...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:14:45 PST
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Original credit goes to alpinedelta here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad/ and here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad-1/ I really like the idea behind using a physical game pad for the inputs of various games on my phone, however I f...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
How to make your own harmonica valves easily, cheaply, and effectively. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-harmonica-valves-easily-chea/
How to make your own harmonica valves easily, cheaply, and effectively. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SMALL.jpg OneHarp In this tutorial video, I show you how to make your own harmonica valves at home from easily sourcable materials. I walk you through each step, from making the valves to attaching them to your harp. You need: Gaffers tape (very important to use real gaffers tape, and NOT duct tape. See link below f...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 06:22:39 PST
DIY Snowboard Fingerboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Snowboard-Fingerboard/
DIY Snowboard Fingerboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IDWL/HCB8TBKZ/FAUIDWLHCB8TBKZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IDWL/HCB8TBKZ/FAUIDWLHCB8TBKZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IDWL/HCB8TBKZ/FAUIDWLHCB8TBKZ.SMALL.jpg knoptop Transform a cheap skateboard fingerboard into a snowboard for just a few dollars! Perfect for all ages! This is a fast, fun project to make the most of a snowy winter day. What you'll need Here's what you'll need: - A cheap fingerboard skateboard.  (This particular board came in a pack...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:02:05 PST
Parabolic Pencil Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Pencil-Star/
Parabolic Pencil Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/SAJQ/H742SCT8/FNKSAJQH742SCT8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/SAJQ/H742SCT8/FNKSAJQH742SCT8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/SAJQ/H742SCT8/FNKSAJQH742SCT8.SMALL.jpg Eat More Chicken Almost everyone has seen how straight lines can be turned into a near-perfect parabolic curve, and everyone has a bunch of pencils lying around at home or at the office that they don't use.  Put those pencils to use and build this neat pencil star.  The curves are created by following the same conce...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 16:55:59 PDT
Converting a Cheap Acoustic Guitar to a Cheap Resonator Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Cheap-Acoustic-Guitar-to-a-Cheap-Reso/
Converting a Cheap Acoustic Guitar to a Cheap Resonator Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SMALL.jpg rich745 So I bought a cheap acoustic guitar ($15) from Goodwill and thought it would be interesting project to turn it into a cheap resonator guitar.  After checking online and seeing what others had done, I did pretty much the same with a few adjustments to the process.  The process was a bit sloppy, but i...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 19:49:21 PDT
Mini Siege Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Siege-Engines/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:54:36 PDT
Homemade Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homeade-Pinball-Machine/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 06:44:26 PST
How to make: The Mirror Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-The-Mirror-Shield/
How to make: The Mirror Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SMALL.jpg OrangeSpy121 This is a tutorial on how to make the Mirror Shield from The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time. It costs under 10 dollars and is very simple. Shield Measurements: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=144119382 Shield Design: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=144119381...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 07:09:29 PST
Make a USB NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-NES-Controller/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 04:20:30 PDT
DIY gaming controls: Racing steering. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-gaming-controls-Racing-steering/
DIY gaming controls: Racing steering. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SMALL.jpg ashetye1 Arcade gaming in the 90's had all sorts of controls. However playing race games today on a PC isn't so fun without a steering control. With even the cheap makes of these gaming controls costing over INR 3000, console gaming isn't an everyday accessory. This DIY steering is made from a roller mouse, ...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 07:07:36 PDT