Instructables: exploring - play - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:24:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Infinity ∞ Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Gauntlet/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:23:58 PST
LED Animal Balancing Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Animal-Balancing-Blocks/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:51:12 PST
RoboCop Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/RoboCop-Costume/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:52:06 PDT
Halloween Glow http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Glow/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:24:46 PDT
Stargate Ribbon Device Prop Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Ribbon-Device-Prop-Replica/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:55:06 PDT
Add LED to your costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-to-your-costume/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 17:50:34 PDT
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Starman http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-Super-Mario-Starman/
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By: Baron von Brunk

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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 06:43:13 PDT
DIY Disco-Karaoke Jukebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-building-Disco-Karaoke-Jukebox/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:56:03 PDT
Electronic LEGO DL-44 Blaster (Light & Sound) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-DL-44-Blaster-Light-Sound/
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By: Baron von Brunk

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:20:21 PDT
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zer0s-Sword-Borderlands-2/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:41:41 PDT
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-11-Scale-Portal-Gun-with-Lights/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Building a moving and tracking Portal Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-moving-and-tracking-Portal-Turret/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:06:09 PDT
Make a Racing Powerwheels Jeep http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Racing-Powerwheels-Jeep/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:11:02 PDT
Recycled, latex, LED, Costume Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Latex-Halloween-Costume/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 20:46:19 PDT
Back to the Future: Doc Brown's Mind Reading Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Doc-Browns-Mind-Reading-Helmet/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 22:21:39 PDT
Working Sonic Screwdriver - Version 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Screwdriver-Version-30/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:27:20 PDT
Illuminated Mosaic LEGO Sprite Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Mosaic-LEGO-Sprite-Portraits/
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By: Baron von Brunk

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:21:48 PDT
DOTA2 glowing Radiance sword http://www.instructables.com/id/DOTA2-glowing-Radiance-sword/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:52:58 PDT
DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-light-up-Tardis-Fascinator-hat/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:58:28 PST
Fully-Functional LEGO Traffic Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Functional-LEGO-Traffic-Signal-Lamp/
Fully-Functional LEGO Traffic Signal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6GQW/HPRIBFA7/FNJ6GQWHPRIBFA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6GQW/HPRIBFA7/FNJ6GQWHPRIBFA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/6GQW/HPRIBFA7/FNJ6GQWHPRIBFA7.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk As many of you know, most of my LEGO creations are a blend of my childhood passions, notably Transformers, Nintendo, and uh, traffic lights? Yes folks, it's a little-known Baron von Brunk fact, but when I was a wee lad, I had an offbeat obsession with roadsigns, traffic signals, and road constructio...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 11:44:21 PST
Mosaic LEGO Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-LEGO-Lamps/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:34:27 PST
Rock'em Sock'em Robot Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockem-Sockem-Robot-Costumes/
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By: EyeHeartInk

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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:49:30 PST
Constellation Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Constellation-Skirt/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:12:39 PDT
How to Build a LEGO Flashlight Block http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-LEGO-Flashlight-Block/
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 17:11:54 PDT
Mini Futuristic Skee Ball (Phase 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Futuristic-Skee-Ball-Phase-1/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 10:14:06 PDT
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
Ask an Engineer Powerpuff Girls Style Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Ask-an-Engineer-Powerpuff-Girls-Style-Puppets/
Ask an Engineer Powerpuff Girls Style Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GL37/HGU2P4WA/FIJGL37HGU2P4WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GL37/HGU2P4WA/FIJGL37HGU2P4WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/GL37/HGU2P4WA/FIJGL37HGU2P4WA.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad A favorite webshow is Ask an Engineer hosted by Phil Torrone and Limor "Ladyada" Fried of Adafruit. It's a weekly windup of maker world happenings, news, products and projects.   Although the primary focus is on electronics, it showcases itself as a premier resource and business in the maker communi...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 19:24:40 PDT
Fairy in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-in-a-Bottle-1/
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By: kenkaniff

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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 17:25:21 PDT
LED Space Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Space-Robot/
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:07:11 PDT
How to fool your friends with a TV remote Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fool-your-friends-with-a-TV-remote-Jammer-1/
How to fool your friends with a TV remote Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/O22C/HE07OY8N/F0TO22CHE07OY8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/O22C/HE07OY8N/F0TO22CHE07OY8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/O22C/HE07OY8N/F0TO22CHE07OY8N.SMALL.jpg pranjal12 Hi! First of all thank you very much for reading my instrcutable.As,we all know that the TV remote is the cause of fights among  us and our siblings(specially the younger ones).So, was my case .I and my younger sister had a quarrel very often over the remote.So, I decided to do something about it. I...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:59:57 PDT
Fiber Optic Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Wig/
Fiber Optic Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BT2A/HDYZC2WZ/FNCBT2AHDYZC2WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BT2A/HDYZC2WZ/FNCBT2AHDYZC2WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BT2A/HDYZC2WZ/FNCBT2AHDYZC2WZ.SMALL.jpg TheTatterdemalion This wig is just one part of a costume a friend and I made for a school festival. In case you can't tell we were Alien Dandelion-Babies. The eye-lashes, makeup and the hover-board (not pictured) will get their own 'ibles, which I will link to once I have made them. My aim with these wigs was to mak...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 00:39:24 PST
Working Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Screwdriver/
Working Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EG3P/HBNXWRI7/F2DEG3PHBNXWRI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EG3P/HBNXWRI7/F2DEG3PHBNXWRI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EG3P/HBNXWRI7/F2DEG3PHBNXWRI7.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster Update 2/4/2014 Version 3.0 is done and ready to be put up on instructables. I have not been able to finish the instructions as I have just started school back up but they should be coming, hoping for spare time. I do, however, wish to put up the code for the attiny85 PCM and have attached it to thi...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 13:16:10 PST
Glowing Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Gauntlet/
Glowing Gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have always liked armor and lights. In this instructable I decided to combine the two. This one was fairly cheap to do and I am very happy with it. Tools/Materials Some of my materials came from other projects, or from items that were no longer of use. Materials $7 to $10 - Scrap Leather 10 oz...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:36:47 PST
Alphonse Elric costume from Fullmetal Alchemist http://www.instructables.com/id/Alphonse-Elric-costume-from-Fullmetal-Alchemist/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/JK2M/H8RVCTOS/FHTJK2MH8RVCTOS.SMALL.jpg Tomcat94 "Humankind can not get anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy's first law of equlivant exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world’s one and only truth." Hello everyone! I'm here to present to you tod...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 15:13:11 PDT
Go Glow Lego http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Glow-Lego/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/XNWG/H8W1VR6U/FEIXNWGH8W1VR6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/XNWG/H8W1VR6U/FEIXNWGH8W1VR6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/XNWG/H8W1VR6U/FEIXNWGH8W1VR6U.SMALL.jpg rwinscot If you're looking for an inexpensive hobby that will put -enormous- smilles on a child's face... you've found it! Modding Legos can be great fun - let's get started! Supplies d'jour You're going to need some items to customize your minifig.   . Soldering iron ( ~25 watts is plenty ) and some sold...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 10:40:51 PDT
Light Up Christmas Tree Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Christmas-Tree-Costume/
Light Up Christmas Tree Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/UXN8/GUKB3PD2/F3BUXN8GUKB3PD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/UXN8/GUKB3PD2/F3BUXN8GUKB3PD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/UXN8/GUKB3PD2/F3BUXN8GUKB3PD2.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo It can be Christmas all year long with these adorable light-up Christmas tree costumes.  With almost no electronics or sewing experience, and a little curiosity and patience, this is a costume that can be done in an afternoon or weekend.  The electronic component requires a handful of 10mm LEDs, som...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:37:49 PDT
War cosplay Darksiders Game halloween 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/War-cosplay-Darksiders-Game-halloween-2012/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif chuy124
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:06:17 PDT
Friction Lighted Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Lighted-Car/
Friction Lighted Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/3B32/H82UI430/F8V3B32H82UI430.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/3B32/H82UI430/F8V3B32H82UI430.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/3B32/H82UI430/F8V3B32H82UI430.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker In this instructable, I take a radio controlled car and convert it to a friction powered illuminated car--with ultracapacitor energy storage. You pull the car along the floor and the led on top comes on.  The one farad (not microfarad) capacitor (under $4.00) keeps the light on for half an hou...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:48:46 PDT
Professor Dumbledore's "Incredible" Illuminating LED Elder Wand, the Death Stick, the Wand of Destiny ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Professor-Dumbledores-Incredible-Illuminating-L/
Professor Dumbledore's "Incredible" Illuminating LED Elder Wand, the Death Stick, the Wand of Destiny ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P58P/H82UF7YE/F8IP58PH82UF7YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P58P/H82UF7YE/F8IP58PH82UF7YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P58P/H82UF7YE/F8IP58PH82UF7YE.SMALL.jpg jawasan   Well after making my first paper LED Harry Potter inspired wand for my 9 yr old ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-LED-illuminating-Harry-Potter-inspired-Wiz/ ), my older son of course then wanted one based on his favorite character, Professor Dumbledore's Elder Wand. My oldest son was only...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:02:27 PDT
LED Etch-a-Sketch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Etch-a-Sketch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SMALL.jpg cmonaco3 My LED Etch-a-Sketch is my first fully completed electronics project. I'm using four 8x8 LED matrices to make a 16x16 LED matrix drawing surface. Two potentiometers allow user input for column and row movement, while two tilt switches clear the drawing surface when the device is shaken. An ATmega328...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 18:14:41 PDT
Light up and Talking PotatOS from Portal 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-and-Talking-PotatOS-from-Portal-2/
Light up and Talking PotatOS from Portal 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/QSCX/H5ED99J5/FW4QSCXH5ED99J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/QSCX/H5ED99J5/FW4QSCXH5ED99J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/QSCX/H5ED99J5/FW4QSCXH5ED99J5.SMALL.jpg codename-3c This Instructable is for a light up and talking PotatOS from Portal 2. She was made as a college project which had a size restriction of 1ft cubed. She was also used as a means for me to get to grips with electronics which I'd never incorporated into a project before plus I really wanted my own talk...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:36:33 PDT
A(T)tiny StarBird http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny-StarBird/
A(T)tiny StarBird - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XZ2E/H6I6WDXR/FCDXZ2EH6I6WDXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XZ2E/H6I6WDXR/FCDXZ2EH6I6WDXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/XZ2E/H6I6WDXR/FCDXZ2EH6I6WDXR.SMALL.jpg masynmachien This Ible describes the design and build of miniature tribute to the 70’s StarBird toy by MB. It mimics the original Starbird’s sound effects, which is an electronic “engine” noise that rises in pitch when the craft’s nose is tilted upwards and lowers when the nose is tilted downwards. It also has a...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 09:54:55 PDT
Portal 2 "Pillar Button" http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-2-Pillar-Button/
Portal 2 "Pillar Button" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/1RXU/H4VQDV12/FEL1RXUH4VQDV12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/1RXU/H4VQDV12/FEL1RXUH4VQDV12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/1RXU/H4VQDV12/FEL1RXUH4VQDV12.SMALL.jpg big kahuna burger Edit: Instructable rewritten by JGWalrus Hi! My name is Gaston Sueldo, I'm 16, I live in Argentina and yesterday I made this. Get your materials! What I used: (Quite necessary) 1 meter (3.28 feet) of 10.16 cm (4 inches) of white PVC pipe 1m of blue LED strip  1 electric converter 1 on/off ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 19:00:44 PDT
LED Etch-a-Sketch (Full Instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Etch-a-Sketch-Full-Instructable/
LED Etch-a-Sketch (Full Instructable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/D330/H4AGL873/F4PD330H4AGL873.SMALL.jpg cmonaco3 My LED Etch-a-Sketch is my first fully completed electronics project. When I first got into electronics I was looking for a project to start with and while browsing on Sparkfun.com I came across LED matrices and I knew I wanted to work with them. I'm not sure how the idea of an Etch-a-Sketch came ab...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:58:56 PDT
Prometheus Data Cube. http://www.instructables.com/id/Prometheus-Data-Cube/
Prometheus Data Cube. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/I5DC/H4AFZFFJ/F1SI5DCH4AFZFFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/I5DC/H4AFZFFJ/F1SI5DCH4AFZFFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/I5DC/H4AFZFFJ/F1SI5DCH4AFZFFJ.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb how i made a Data cube from the movie prometheus, I did a quick prop make while i was waiting for supplies to arrive for another prop i was making so i decided to make the data cube from the film Prometheus. here is how i did it. Materials and tools Materials. 1mm styrene or something simila...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 04:49:11 PDT
Nuka-Cola Quantum and Nuclear Reactor Display Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuka-Cola-Quantum-and-Nuclear-Reactor-Display-Stan/
Nuka-Cola Quantum and Nuclear Reactor Display Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/Z3SQ/H18FTGK5/FUCZ3SQH18FTGK5.SMALL.jpg kfklown In here I'm going to show you how to make a Nuka-Cola Quantum with a display stand that looks like a mini nuclear reactor. I wanted to make my own Quantum but I didn't want one that was just sitting on a light. I wanted to make a base with purpose- one that looked like it was part of the piece. I ca...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:59:51 PDT
Table Top Touchscreen MAME Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Touchscreen-MAME-Arcade/
Table Top Touchscreen MAME Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/OP1S/H045ZFV0/F8HOP1SH045ZFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/OP1S/H045ZFV0/F8HOP1SH045ZFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/OP1S/H045ZFV0/F8HOP1SH045ZFV0.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems This project started more so because I had a lot of parts that could be utilized in arcade more so then my desire to own my own MAME Arcade. So my goal was to spend as little as possible and utilize as many parts/materials I already had available.  Built around an old 15" Elo touch screen CRT moni...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 17:04:06 PDT
Child's Quorra (Tron) Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Quorra-Tron-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/Q9VA/GUI0T5HA/FMGQ9VAGUI0T5HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/Q9VA/GUI0T5HA/FMGQ9VAGUI0T5HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/Q9VA/GUI0T5HA/FMGQ9VAGUI0T5HA.SMALL.jpg cubeberg As a follow-up to my Tron Disc instructable, here are some photos of my daughter wearing her Quorra costume. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to do a step-by-step - I barely finished the costume by Halloween. I've included as much information as possible. If you have any questions - please let me...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 06:19:02 PST
Building a Daft Punk helmet with programmable LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Daft-Punk-helmet-with-programmable-LED-/
Building a Daft Punk helmet with programmable LED display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/WW4C/GU1UZEXQ/F61WW4CGU1UZEXQ.SMALL.jpg volpin This Instructable will detail the process of creating your very own Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk helmet. While this tutorial may seem specific to Thomas Bangalter's helmet in particular, there are many processes involved within that will be helpful to anyone looking to get into prototype making as wel...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 22:00:53 PDT
Polished Concrete Guitar stand with Fibre optic lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Polished-Concrete-Guitar-stand-with-Fibre-optic-li/
Polished Concrete Guitar stand with Fibre optic lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O2XH/GTTUF2FU/F9MO2XHGTTUF2FU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O2XH/GTTUF2FU/F9MO2XHGTTUF2FU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/O2XH/GTTUF2FU/F9MO2XHGTTUF2FU.SMALL.jpg abitdifferent Hi, this is a mixture of a few instructables I've seen over the past few weeks, I wont go into it in great detail because there's loads of different instructables on polishing concrete, I'll do a few steps as 've taken some photo's anyway Click HERE to see more work You will also like:  suitcasesou...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 11:12:22 PDT