Instructables: exploring - technology - art - robot - popular Wed, 1 Mar 2017 13:45:42 PST BLOX v1.01 The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the entire Shrinky Dink process. I have worked with and tweaked Shrinky Dinks to a whole new art medium. With the ability to print with an inkjet printer on both sides of the Shrinky Dink paper, your experience will propel you past your colored pencil past. I...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:46:31 PDT
Bedfellow Robot Bed
Bedfellow Robot Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Bedfellow is an autonomous robot bed which seeks out new engagements. In other words, I have robotized my personal bed to socialize and share itself with others. Perhaps a little bit more of an explanation is in order. A bedfellow can be defined as a “person who shares a bed with another.” While it ...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:22:38 PDT
Easy Squiggle Bot
Easy Squiggle Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Don't let the number of steps in this Instructable fool you. This Squiggle Bot is as easy as advertised. If you have all of the parts on hand and any experience soldering wires together, you can probably build this bot in five minutes flat. So, what are you waiting for? Amaze your friends and scar...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:38:38 PDT
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine
The CNC Bubble Iris: A Computer Controlled Giant Bubble Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> GordonKirkwood The CNC bubble iris makes big soap bubbles in a new way, by weaving soapy strings together and apart with a motorized iris. It was designed to allow large soap bubbles to be made automatically with great repeatability, opening up exciting new possibilities for art, science, and engineering with on...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:03:18 PDT
Design of Automata
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
Audio Junkbot
Audio Junkbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> gravityisweak I'm one of those people who keeps broken electronics because "I might use that for something one day". Well, I had a broken cd/cassette/radio that someone gave to me because it kept turning off randomly. It turns out that the problem was just a bad solder joint on the circuit board. After pulling a...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Ikea ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenyer Inspired by a Kickstarter project, I couldn't walk past the spare-parts box at my local Ikea. So I took a bag and filled it with hardware parts. (mostly kitchen cabinet hinges) A big bag filled costed just 1,50 Euro.Back home, I can't find the Kickstarter anymore. It somehow disappeared from the sit...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:08:46 PST
3D Light Painting
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
memememe#selfie - More DIY How To Projects]]> thiagohersan without conversation, there is no self-and-other- Paul PangaroIf conversation and identity arise together, as proposed by Gordon Pask’s Conversation Theory, what are the consequences (or limitations) of communicating without an other? Can we just as easily construct our identity and our environment ...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:50:46 PDT
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator - More DIY How To Projects]]> organicelectrics IntroductionI've been following the development of robotics for about 10 years and my background is Biology and Videography. These interests have orbited my underlying passion, entomology (the study of insects). Insects are a big deal in many industries, and have been the source of a great deal of...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:57:50 PDT
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> bergerab Since I was a kid I was fascinated with the connection between art and technology. The fascination began when I first saw Silicon Art on the Discovery Channel. Now that I make circuits of my own, I want to show tribute to those who continue to keep this art alive. My Instructables robot circuit util...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
Make a Junkbot
Make a Junkbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a junkbot and bring it to life! A junkbot, for those who don't know, is a robot made from virtually any old bits of discarded material.  I like to use old electronics, especially vintage parts.  The robot doesn't actually move or do any of the things ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:30:32 PDT
Polargraph Drawing Machine
Polargraph Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Euphy This machine, a variation on the hanging-pen plotter is a conspicuous and wilfully naive attempt to break out of the pristine, pixel perfect, colour-corrected space that exists inside our computers. It's a drawing machine, that takes a pen (a human tool) and uses it to draw in a singularly robotic w...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:12:33 PST
"Homunculus" Kinetic Robot sculpture from found materials
"Homunculus" Kinetic Robot sculpture from found materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> nemomatic Collect a bunch of junk and tools I guess I'm sort of biased here, but I think its important to hoard interesting things.  All of my projects develop out of this habit.  So naturally its the place to begin this instructable.  I was fortunate enough to have been the Artist in Residence at the ...
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 21:42:20 PST