Instructables: exploring - play - machine - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:41:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Marble Machine 4.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Machine-40/
Marble Machine 4.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/KMA9/HR8VB3GC/FACKMA9HR8VB3GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/KMA9/HR8VB3GC/FACKMA9HR8VB3GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/KMA9/HR8VB3GC/FACKMA9HR8VB3GC.SMALL.jpg msraynsford This is the fourth design of my marble machines. This was a collaboration between busted bricks and myself, he originally came up with the design and I have modified, improved and added a motor to it. The machine is cut from 3.2mm laser mdf, I sell the kits through my own website and I share most of...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:09:15 PST
Falling Arm Lift, a knex ball machine lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Falling-Arm-Lift-a-knex-ball-machine-lift/
Falling Arm Lift, a knex ball machine lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/IBSI/HPBZTWHW/F7JIBSIHPBZTWHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/IBSI/HPBZTWHW/F7JIBSIHPBZTWHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/IBSI/HPBZTWHW/F7JIBSIHPBZTWHW.SMALL.jpg sandroknexmaster Hello fellow knexers! Finally, after a long time, I managed to find some time for this ball machine lift. The Falling Arm Lift was first seen in my knex ball machine Paradox. This is the second new lift in a series of 4 new lifts, all from Paradox. It's a nice lift, with an average piece count for ...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 07:37:26 PST
K'netic Energy - K'nex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Knetic-Energy-Knex-Ball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/2AXM/HLJUUG5E/FOY2AXMHLJUUG5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/2AXM/HLJUUG5E/FOY2AXMHLJUUG5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/2AXM/HLJUUG5E/FOY2AXMHLJUUG5E.SMALL.jpg koolcoasterkid This is K'netic Energy, and largest and most complex K'nex Ball Machine to date! To see a video of one ball going through each path, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS8Upr... Here are some statistics about the machine: - over 25 000 pieces -5 lifts -4 motors -16 balls -20 different pat...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:26:02 PDT
Knex BallBuster Ball Machine Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-BallBuster-Ball-Machine-Instructions/
Knex BallBuster Ball Machine Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WUB4/HJZ85JCG/FU3WUB4HJZ85JCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WUB4/HJZ85JCG/FU3WUB4HJZ85JCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WUB4/HJZ85JCG/FU3WUB4HJZ85JCG.SMALL.jpg knexpert#10829476 This is my final ball machine for the rest of the year since I have to go back to college. I wanted to end my ball machine spree with something huge and this is what came out, a 6' 10" high tower with five paths and a new element made by me. That element is on path one. This project took a lot of my...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:10:07 PDT
Knex Coin Sorter V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Coin-Sorter-V2/
Knex Coin Sorter V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/UC57/HJUWSK8B/FI1UC57HJUWSK8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/UC57/HJUWSK8B/FI1UC57HJUWSK8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/UC57/HJUWSK8B/FI1UC57HJUWSK8B.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 Hello everyone! I have been planning this project for a while now: Coin Sorter Version 2! This sorter has many new features and improvements over Version 1, including: Faster sorting Easier to adjust for different coins Choices of how to take the coin holders out and easier to replace...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 15:00:56 PDT
Hof Jr- The Tiniest K'nex Ball Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hof-Jr-The-Tiniest-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Hof Jr- The Tiniest K'nex Ball Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/20WO/HJKBMKCD/FX320WOHJKBMKCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/20WO/HJKBMKCD/FX320WOHJKBMKCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/20WO/HJKBMKCD/FX320WOHJKBMKCD.SMALL.jpg Lego Andrew Hello, and Today we are going to make Hof Jr- The Tiniest Knex Ball Machine. Step 1- Piece Gathering It May Be Smaller, Doesn't mean it costs Nothing. Rods Micro Yellow: 12 Micro Grey: 5 Micro Red: 12 Micro Purple: 6 Red: 1 Yellow: 1 Connectors Micro 1 Slot Green: 2 Micro 2 Slot Orange: 3 M...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:33:49 PDT
LEGO Coin Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Coin-Sorter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/FBIU/HJKBYKKQ/FMJFBIUHJKBYKKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/FBIU/HJKBYKKQ/FMJFBIUHJKBYKKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/FBIU/HJKBYKKQ/FMJFBIUHJKBYKKQ.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey This is a super simple LEGO coin sorter machine. The Design I wasn't too thrilled about how the case came out but I was happy with the mechanism part. Many of the LEGO coin sorters I've seen require the whole unit to be tilted which I think looks weird so I wanted to make my coin sorter with a slop...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 19:10:03 PDT
LEGO Hi-Chew Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Hi-Chew-Dispenser/
LEGO Hi-Chew Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/IWBX/HHI55ZLV/F1RIWBXHHI55ZLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/IWBX/HHI55ZLV/F1RIWBXHHI55ZLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/IWBX/HHI55ZLV/F1RIWBXHHI55ZLV.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey After making my Lego Candy Dispenser, I decided I wanted to make something to dispense my current candy obsession: Hi-Chew! I also wanted a machine that dispensed the candy when the handle was pushed in, instead of when pulled out. Another design feature I wanted was an area to collect the candy fr...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:19:02 PDT
Knex Ball Machine: Paradox http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Paradox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E901/HIGFJLUI/FPJE901HIGFJLUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E901/HIGFJLUI/FPJE901HIGFJLUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/E901/HIGFJLUI/FPJE901HIGFJLUI.SMALL.jpg sandroknexmaster My long expected big ball machine has finally arrived! Hi everyone! Here is my 4th big ball machine, Paradox. I’m very proud of this build and I hope you’ll like it as much as I do. It h...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 13:02:46 PDT
Claw Machine Picker-Upper http://www.instructables.com/id/Claw-Machine-Picker-Upper/
Claw Machine Picker-Upper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AZEQ/HHMHZIHL/FX9AZEQHHMHZIHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AZEQ/HHMHZIHL/FX9AZEQHHMHZIHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AZEQ/HHMHZIHL/FX9AZEQHHMHZIHL.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Claw from arcade machine on a stick with a handle for picking stuff up. October 2013 https://www.tindie.com/products/marc_cryan/claw/ *** *** September 2013  ** I have a project running on tindie.com   for a real claw machine kit. **** **** Kickstarter ends July 2nd  ***** Here is a video of it ...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 20:03:46 PDT
Minecraft Paper Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Paper-Machine/
Minecraft Paper Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/GM9A/HFPTJTF4/FNZGM9AHFPTJTF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/GM9A/HFPTJTF4/FNZGM9AHFPTJTF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/GM9A/HFPTJTF4/FNZGM9AHFPTJTF4.SMALL.gif kamibox.de I guess Minecraft is popular. Over 14 billion copies have been sold, meaning that every single person on the earth bought the game twice, and those are statistics that are completely made up by me. Nevertheless, Minecraft seemed to be very well suitable for papercraft, and not only that, it is the ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 08:31:23 PDT
Retrograde-A K'nex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrograde-A-Knex-Ball-Machine/
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:14:20 PDT
Easy Folding Tri-pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Folding-Tri-pod/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:17:33 PST
Knex Ball Machine: Uprising http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Uprising/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RDJ8/HCJO1O26/FB6RDJ8HCJO1O26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RDJ8/HCJO1O26/FB6RDJ8HCJO1O26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/RDJ8/HCJO1O26/FB6RDJ8HCJO1O26.SMALL.jpg Tornado96 Hey peeps! I'm proud to present my most recent ball machine, UPRISING!!! I'm very pleased with how this came out. IT contains 6 lifts and 7 paths with 2 new elements and took about 10 months to build (and then another 3 months to film and edit because of my laziness). Balls travel throughout the p...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 03:16:03 PST
Knex Shifting Arm Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Shifting-Arm-Lift/
Knex Shifting Arm Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/4XBQ/HCB8QZRZ/FD74XBQHCB8QZRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/4XBQ/HCB8QZRZ/FD74XBQHCB8QZRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/4XBQ/HCB8QZRZ/FD74XBQHCB8QZRZ.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 Hey peeps! Shadowman39 and Tornado96 are back with our second collaboration, the shifting arm lift! This lift uses two sets of arms that alternate on going up and down. The balls are shifted from one side to the other when the arms move. It uses a double crank at the bottom and a gate system to...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:30:22 PST
Rock of Prometheus Knex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-of-Prometheus-Knex-Ball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HI2A/HAWSHSGR/F7XHI2AHAWSHSGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HI2A/HAWSHSGR/F7XHI2AHAWSHSGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/HI2A/HAWSHSGR/F7XHI2AHAWSHSGR.SMALL.jpg Jag56 The rock of Prometheus is a knex ball machine that I have been working on. It has a total of 5 paths and two lifts. The semi-circle lift was invented by Tornado96, and the alternating arm lift was invented by Shadowman39 and Tornado96. Special thanks to you two! Music: Throwdown- Zircon             ...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 18:36:54 PST
K'nex Ball Machine Krypton http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Krypton/
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 19:35:58 PST
Knex Miter Saw Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Miter-Saw-Instructions/
Knex Miter Saw Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/40JR/HAFHL74Y/FJU40JRHAFHL74Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/40JR/HAFHL74Y/FJU40JRHAFHL74Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/40JR/HAFHL74Y/FJU40JRHAFHL74Y.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 It has returned! Yes, after 3 years, I have finally decided to post instructions of my miter saw. This saw is just like the old one, except a few minor color changes to give it a more consistent color scheme. For those of you who don't know about this saw, it's a model I built 3 years ago and posted...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:47:32 PST
Mount Olympus - A K'nex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-Olympus-A-Knex-Ball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XR84/H8I4526V/FF6XR84H8I4526V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XR84/H8I4526V/FF6XR84H8I4526V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/XR84/H8I4526V/FF6XR84H8I4526V.SMALL.jpg rrobinson1999 These 2 are my older versions . This is a remake of my first K'nex ball machine. I just got more pieces so I was able to majorly update it. It has a total of 6 paths, has over 7000 pieces, and stands over 6 feet tall. It started off as a Trampoline Tower and as time progressed I unknowingly trans...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:57:07 PDT
Counter Parallel Arm Lift, a knex ball machine lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Counter-Parallel-Arm-Lift-a-new-knex-ball-machine/
Counter Parallel Arm Lift, a knex ball machine lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/1FJX/H82UFE9B/FVF1FJXH82UFE9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/1FJX/H82UFE9B/FVF1FJXH82UFE9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/1FJX/H82UFE9B/FVF1FJXH82UFE9B.SMALL.jpg sandroknexmaster Hey everyone! Here are the instructions for one of my two new lifts that I've build in my knex ball machine Euphoria. The second new lift is here. I didn't change anything, except the entrance, I reinforced it a bit. The lift works good with the newer style balls. Hopefully everything is clear enou...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:45:36 PDT
The Easy Clock Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easy-Clock-Mechanism/
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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:53:35 PDT
How to Punch Through Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Punch-Through-Concrete/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/WG8F/H742ZHKS/FT8WG8FH742ZHKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/WG8F/H742ZHKS/FT8WG8FH742ZHKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/WG8F/H742ZHKS/FT8WG8FH742ZHKS.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This video demonstrates how to punch through concrete blocks using a gauntlet that adds weight and a reinforced impact point to the wearers fist. The added weight allows the speed of the punch to count for extra in total force. It's like swinging a hammer instead of a stick. Parts: 10" Strap Hin...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 06:06:25 PDT
Knex Ball Machine: Euphoria http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Euphoria/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/S06A/H672MTZV/FX0S06AH672MTZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/S06A/H672MTZV/FX0S06AH672MTZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/S06A/H672MTZV/FX0S06AH672MTZV.SMALL.jpg sandroknexmaster Hey guys After a lot of troubles with making the video, I am proud to present you my third knex ball machine, Euphoria. This is absolutely the best ball machine I ever build untill now. Euphoria contains 10 paths, 11 lifts and....... 4 networks! There are some new elements and 2 new lifts. The firs...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:35:47 PDT
Knex Double- Decker- What- The- Hecker Pinball Machine Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Double-Decker-What-The-Hecker-Pinball-Machine/
Knex Double- Decker- What- The- Hecker Pinball Machine Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/3Q69/H6WG67T6/FZ43Q69H6WG67T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/3Q69/H6WG67T6/FZ43Q69H6WG67T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/3Q69/H6WG67T6/FZ43Q69H6WG67T6.SMALL.jpg knexpert#10829476 My first instructable. Before you move on, if you don't have at least 5000 pieces turn away but for those who do, I give you the Knex Double Decker What The Hecker Pinball Machine! This large 8x16 blue rod structure sized project includes these elements: (The 4th picture shows where they are.) Dou...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 21:50:05 PDT
knex forklift (instructions) http://www.instructables.com/id/knex-forklift-instructions/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 15:07:32 PDT
The knex Pinball machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-knex-Pinball-machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/YZM6/H5E9JVDW/F1YYZM6H5E9JVDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/YZM6/H5E9JVDW/F1YYZM6H5E9JVDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/YZM6/H5E9JVDW/F1YYZM6H5E9JVDW.SMALL.jpg ryry2011 This is my knex pinball machine! Its super cool and is very big. Pros and cons: 1. Very big 2. Smooth flippers. 3. Cool elements. 4. Jack pot hole. 5. Jack pot ball return. 6. Looks cool. 7. Durable. Subscribe if you liked it!
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 11:06:58 PDT
Knex Skeeball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Skeeball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/KSD9/H5A36DOF/FNTKSD9H5A36DOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/KSD9/H5A36DOF/FNTKSD9H5A36DOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/KSD9/H5A36DOF/FNTKSD9H5A36DOF.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 Hello everyone! After over a year, it's finally finished: my Knex skeeball machine! This machine is full-size, coin-operated (takes quarters), turns itself off automatically, and counts points using a mechanical counter. And, all of it is mechanical, using only normal motors to power it (no CyberKne...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:25:51 PDT
Paperclips http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperclips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Everybody uses paperclips almost every day. Most of the times to clip papers together. But, they can be used for lots and lots of stuff. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:52:48 PDT
Everest - the worlds tallest freestanding knex ball machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Everest-the-worlds-tallest-knex-ball-machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CSTA/H3E7JJ7V/FW8CSTAH3E7JJ7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CSTA/H3E7JJ7V/FW8CSTAH3E7JJ7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CSTA/H3E7JJ7V/FW8CSTAH3E7JJ7V.SMALL.jpg Sorunome Yes, it is true, I made the worlds tallest freestanding knex ball machine! It is standing 5.51 meters tall and is totally freestanding! Gallery: Be sure to comment, rate and SUBSCRIBE! Check out my website for more awesome stuff!
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:53:56 PDT
Build an arcade cabinet for 200euro ($250) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-arcade-cabinet-for-200euro-250/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 07:23:49 PDT
Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Indiana-Jones-Pinball-Machine-1/
Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SMALL.jpg Kris82          This is my homemade Indiana Jones themed pinball machine that I'm currently working on. This pinball machine will not use any electronics. It will be all mechanical including making sounds, as well as keeping score. This project was started to get a large pinball machine to use no electrici...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 22:23:15 PDT
Knex Ball Machine: Dragonfire, new elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Dragonfire-new-elements/
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Wed, 2 May 2012 10:19:07 PDT
Knex Ball Machine: Dragonfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-ball-machine-Dragonfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/I6QK/H19RHN67/FX9I6QKH19RHN67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/I6QK/H19RHN67/FX9I6QKH19RHN67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/I6QK/H19RHN67/FX9I6QKH19RHN67.SMALL.jpg sandroknexmaster Hi everyone, Here it is, my second knex ball machine, Dragonfire. It has 3 networks, 8 lifts and 11 paths. One of those lifts is new (third lift of network 2). Built time: 16 feb 2012 - 15 apr 2012 Dimensions: wide: 1.35 m, depth: 1.30 m, heigth: 2.45 m Here are the instructions of the new element...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:39:10 PDT
Knex Elevator Free Fall Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Elevator-Free-Fall-Lift/
Knex Elevator Free Fall Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/225L/H05Y7RAU/F35225LH05Y7RAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/225L/H05Y7RAU/F35225LH05Y7RAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/225L/H05Y7RAU/F35225LH05Y7RAU.SMALL.jpg KneXtreme Hello everybody.      I got the inspiration for this lift after seeing Alocke's ball machine Tartarus. As you can guess by the name, when the car gets up to the top it suddenly free falls. This is do to the special gearing mechanism. I modified a medium knex gear by taking off some of the teeth leav...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 10:21:39 PDT
K'Nex Ball Amusement Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/KNex-Ball-Amusement-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/J3DY/GZKGLMCN/FMBJ3DYGZKGLMCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/J3DY/GZKGLMCN/FMBJ3DYGZKGLMCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/J3DY/GZKGLMCN/FMBJ3DYGZKGLMCN.SMALL.jpg Elap This is an amusement machine which is made almost entirely from K’Nex. The non-K’Nex components are the balls (which are made of bouncy rubber), the signs and the column labels. There are two slots; one is for children’s use and is low down, and the other (near the top of the machine) is for ad...
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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 07:56:49 PDT
Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Machine/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 22:31:42 PDT
Knex Modified Stepper Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Modified-Stepper-Lift/
Knex Modified Stepper Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/QAIC/GZUB3I7B/FX9QAICGZUB3I7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/QAIC/GZUB3I7B/FX9QAICGZUB3I7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/QAIC/GZUB3I7B/FX9QAICGZUB3I7B.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 Hello everyone! It sure has been a long time since I made an Instructable.  This lift is based on the stepper lift that was in a Knex set, except it doesn't use as much friction when the carts have to slide on rods. Instead, the carts are on small towers that are attached to axles. So, you can make ...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 17:18:55 PDT
Lego Candy Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Candy-Dispenser/
Lego Candy Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/43S1/GWKKMPM7/F4H43S1GWKKMPM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/43S1/GWKKMPM7/F4H43S1GWKKMPM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/43S1/GWKKMPM7/F4H43S1GWKKMPM7.SMALL.jpg sherrycayheyhey This candy dispenser provides a fun way to get a delicious sweet treat. A simple slider mechanism doles out the goods and the top has an easy-release lid. The Lego Candy Dispenser is a super simple build and doesn't take a bunch of crazy pieces but still results in an impressive way to share your ...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:15:37 PST
Knex Ball Machine Lithium w/ instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Lithium-w-instructions/
Knex Ball Machine Lithium w/ instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YRW9/GYSIM5L6/FKCYRW9GYSIM5L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YRW9/GYSIM5L6/FKCYRW9GYSIM5L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YRW9/GYSIM5L6/FKCYRW9GYSIM5L6.SMALL.jpg KneXtreme                Introducing my ball machine Lithium. It has 2 lifts including Keggore1's car lift and ChassisDude98's Quarter Arm Lift. I have modified Keggore's car so that it can work on the thin and thick roller coaster track. If you want your car to have better grip than use the thick roller co...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 06:46:54 PST
Homemade Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homeade-Pinball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SMALL.jpg ekirsh  This is a homeade pinball machine I made out of wood, coat hangers, 1 kenex piece, marbles, hot glue, more hot glue, and even more hot glue :) It is pretty simple to make, and you will need: ....2 coat hangers ....lots of wood, big and small pieces ....A knex motor or any kind of mini motor (option...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 06:44:26 PST
Mutualism - KNEX Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Mutualism-KNEX-Ball-Machine/
Mutualism - KNEX Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/XDU1/GYGFD32Z/F8AXDU1GYGFD32Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/XDU1/GYGFD32Z/F8AXDU1GYGFD32Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/XDU1/GYGFD32Z/F8AXDU1GYGFD32Z.SMALL.jpg collinjo12 This is my 7th KNEX ball machine "Mutualism." This took a little over a month to build with 2 lifts and 5 paths, here are more details. HERE'S THE VIDEO if you haven't seen this yet: The Bottom & Network This is where the balls land when they reach the bottom. Then, the balls go up one by one...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:43:53 PST
Arcade Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Machine-2/
Arcade Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/A11F/GWKKN97N/FWNA11FGWKKN97N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/A11F/GWKKN97N/FWNA11FGWKKN97N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/A11F/GWKKN97N/FWNA11FGWKKN97N.SMALL.jpg Shadown92 This instructable will show you how I made my very own standalone retro arcade machine! This is the easy man's way. Features: Hundreds of games Many different consoles Arcade controls Easy! Materials and Preparation List of materials: (3) 2'x4' Perf board (1) Computer Monitor (1) Old computer or...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 17:18:35 PST
Knex Ring Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ring-LIft/
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 12:21:58 PDT
How to make a Lego Candy Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lego-Candy-Machine/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 18:11:28 PST
KneXtreme's Official Guide to Ball Machine Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/KneXtremes-Guide-to-Ball-Machine-Elements/
KneXtreme's Official Guide to Ball Machine Elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0IKL/GV4BPIAO/FKB0IKLGV4BPIAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0IKL/GV4BPIAO/FKB0IKLGV4BPIAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0IKL/GV4BPIAO/FKB0IKLGV4BPIAO.SMALL.jpg KneXtreme Greetings all you fellow knexers.       This is my official guide to all my ball machine elements. From now on (when I make a new ball machine or a new element) they will be posted here.  Keep checking back now and then for new elements. If you have not seen any of my ball machines here they are. En...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 11:13:27 PST
knex door lift instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/knex-door-lift-instructions/
knex door lift instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NS7Z/GUQ4GC2Q/FD1NS7ZGUQ4GC2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NS7Z/GUQ4GC2Q/FD1NS7ZGUQ4GC2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/NS7Z/GUQ4GC2Q/FD1NS7ZGUQ4GC2Q.SMALL.jpg martijnb95 finally here are the instructions for my famous door lift. i hope it's all clear enough and good luck! sorry for bad quality pictures part list: grey rod: 6 red rod: 32 yellow rod: 85 blue rod: 116 white rod: 57 green rod: 152 white connector: 21 blue connector: 34 purple connector:...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:00:15 PST
Knex Ball Machine Platinum http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Platinum/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/CJ02/GUPCC265/FXJCJ02GUPCC265.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/CJ02/GUPCC265/FXJCJ02GUPCC265.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/CJ02/GUPCC265/FXJCJ02GUPCC265.SMALL.jpg KneXtreme Here it is. My ball machine. For this ball machine I focused most of my pieces on elements which means there is at least one new type element on every path. Now, I'm emphasizing the word TYPE because of there being different TYPES of elements. Let's take path 4 for example, when I say "New element: ...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:03:46 PST
Halloween Time Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Time-Machine/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 10:05:40 PST
New Knex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Knex-Ball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3AE7/GU63A3S3/FFH3AE7GU63A3S3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3AE7/GU63A3S3/FFH3AE7GU63A3S3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3AE7/GU63A3S3/FFH3AE7GU63A3S3.SMALL.jpg GrandeSwag Hey everyone, I have been working on this ball machine since April and now it's finally finished. Looking for some name suggestions. It's over six feet tall and has five paths. http://youtu.be/69EW-IHlpEA
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:17:16 PDT
elevation elements http://www.instructables.com/id/elevation-elements/
elevation elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/VLTE/GSUT3DXL/F9KVLTEGSUT3DXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/VLTE/GSUT3DXL/F9KVLTEGSUT3DXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/VLTE/GSUT3DXL/F9KVLTEGSUT3DXL.SMALL.jpg martijnb95 now elevation is down here are some instructions for elements. video with all this stuff and more is here: the bowl the ball needs some speed before entering the bowl. halfpipe thing this is the halfpipe. it's actually shadowman's tunnel from cataclysm. (last two pics) maze this is the most...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:19:32 PDT