Instructables: exploring - technology - assistive-technology - disability http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:26:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Adapted Pen/Marker Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapted-PenMarker-Holder/
Adapted Pen/Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SMALL.jpg shadowwynd Many disabilities such as cerebral palsy make it hard to grip a pen, pencil, or marker.  Some people can grab a pen in their fist and draw that way, but others lack the ability to keep their hand in a vertical configuration.  This means that can only hold a pen sideways; hence they can not use it.  ...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:05:58 PDT
(8) That Was Easy Mic Switch Or CW Bug To Enable The Disabled http://www.instructables.com/id/That-Was-Easy-Mic-Switch-For-Quads/
(8) That Was Easy Mic Switch Or CW Bug To Enable The Disabled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/UPP7/GYN8R2ZV/FHYUPP7GYN8R2ZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/UPP7/GYN8R2ZV/FHYUPP7GYN8R2ZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/UPP7/GYN8R2ZV/FHYUPP7GYN8R2ZV.SMALL.jpg Dr.Bill I met an Amateur Radio Operator that is Quadriplegic. He cannot use his hands to Squeeze The Pickle (mic). The best he can do is swing his arm to drop his hand on the table. So, I made a Mic Switch, that he can use, out of an Easy Button from Staples (an office supply store). When you push the butto...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:19:21 PST
How to Fabricate, Configure, and Install a Backup System Camera onto a Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fabricate-Configure-and-Install-a-Backup-/
How to Fabricate, Configure, and Install a Backup System Camera onto a Wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SMALL.jpg CATEA Rear view camera systems used in automobiles can be fabricated, configured, and installed on wheelchairs so users can increase their field of view. We aim to design a step-by-step guide that permits wheelchair users to have the capability to install a rearview backup system camera on their own wheel...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 13:37:27 PDT
Foil Capability Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Foil-Capability-Switch/
Foil Capability Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SMALL.jpg shadowwynd In Assistive Technology, one of the major areas that is considered for people with significant disabilities is switch access.  Using a capability switch or accessibility switch, someone can control their environment, play with a toy, use a computer, or communicate.  All manner of switches are availa...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 21:53:05 PDT
5 Simple Bedroom Mods for under $100 and Free Advice http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Simple-Bedroom-Mods-for-under-100-and-Free-Advi/
5 Simple Bedroom Mods for under $100 and Free Advice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/I9EX/GHI9CUDA/F27I9EXGHI9CUDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/I9EX/GHI9CUDA/F27I9EXGHI9CUDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/I9EX/GHI9CUDA/F27I9EXGHI9CUDA.SMALL.jpg sparkleponytx I have used a wheelchair for most of my life. I have also been a renter for most of my life. Put those two things together and limits will be hit. Landlords are not usually open to big changes to their property.  So accessible closets, doors, windows and other things require work-arounds instead of ...
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:57:36 PST
Temporary Wheelchair Headrest Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Temporary-Wheelchair-Headrest-Attachment/
Temporary Wheelchair Headrest Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/AWZW/GHFJX5N5/FE6AWZWGHFJX5N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/AWZW/GHFJX5N5/FE6AWZWGHFJX5N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/AWZW/GHFJX5N5/FE6AWZWGHFJX5N5.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon Way back when I was in elementary school, my first wheelchair did not have any headrest. A headrest is important on a wheelchair for individuals with certain conditions in which the person must on occasion rest their neck muscles.  While under most circumstances, I did not need to use a headrest, wh...
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Sat, 11 Dec 2010 16:51:53 PST
Holiday Toy Switch Adapting http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Toy-Switch-Adapting/
Holiday Toy Switch Adapting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8NYV/GHHILN64/FKB8NYVGHHILN64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8NYV/GHHILN64/FKB8NYVGHHILN64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8NYV/GHHILN64/FKB8NYVGHHILN64.SMALL.jpg base2john For many children with physical disabilities, playing with off-the-shelf toys is not possible. Depending on their unique abilities, a toy may not be accessible. However, if a child can move their foot, head, arm, mouth or any other part of their body, it is possible to add an accessibility switch ...
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Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:04:48 PST
Custom Assistive Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Assistive-Spoon/
Custom Assistive Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6JWD/GGAOW4MM/FAB6JWDGGAOW4MM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6JWD/GGAOW4MM/FAB6JWDGGAOW4MM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/6JWD/GGAOW4MM/FAB6JWDGGAOW4MM.SMALL.jpg frenzy Some hand disabilities need a special way to use certain tools. This project uses minimal supplies to change a spoon into a device anyone can use. You can recreate these steps for any tool and any disability! Ingredients For this mod you will need: Shapelock or similar low heat plastic (polymo...
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Tue, 9 Nov 2010 16:16:37 PST
CD Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Switch/
CD Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SMALL.jpg gavin.philips In the realm of assistive technology, a switch (aka "ability switch") can be anything from a plastic button to a muscle twitch sensor.  This album is a great look at the variety of switches that are available.  These switches are almost always wired to a 3.5mm (1/8") mono plug, and can be connected...
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 18:23:01 PDT
No-Solder Battery Interrupter http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Solder-Battery-Interrupter/
No-Solder Battery Interrupter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NWJI/GEQQS1PG/FUBNWJIGEQQS1PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NWJI/GEQQS1PG/FUBNWJIGEQQS1PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NWJI/GEQQS1PG/FUBNWJIGEQQS1PG.SMALL.jpg gavin.philips A battery interrupter is a tool that adds a switch jack to (aka "switch adapts") an electrical device. This is usually done for the purpose of allowing a person with disabilities to use that device, by using an "ability switch," which can be anything from a plastic button to a muscle twitch sensor...
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Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:23:38 PDT
Wiimote Modification for Persons with Disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiimote-Modification-for-Persons-with-Disabilities-1/
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 08:20:06 PDT
Wacky Wheelchair Flip-up Armrest http://www.instructables.com/id/Wacky-Wheelchair-Flip-up-Armrest/
Wacky Wheelchair Flip-up Armrest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/US1P/G9GQEZAU/FKHUS1PG9GQEZAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/US1P/G9GQEZAU/FKHUS1PG9GQEZAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/US1P/G9GQEZAU/FKHUS1PG9GQEZAU.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon Back when I was just starting college, I decided I wanted to learn how to play the electric guitar. Unfortunately, when I tried to hold a guitar, I found that my wheelchair's armrest on my left side was always in the way. At first, when I started to play the guitar, I'd have someone remove the ...
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Sun, 23 May 2010 21:13:55 PDT
Wheelchair Rear Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheelchair-Rear-Bumper/
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Sun, 23 May 2010 21:13:55 PDT
Hot Wheels Hot plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wheels-Hot-plate/
Hot Wheels Hot plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/W6B5/G9GQIG6F/F2DW6B5G9GQIG6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/W6B5/G9GQIG6F/F2DW6B5G9GQIG6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/W6B5/G9GQIG6F/F2DW6B5G9GQIG6F.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon Navigating the kitchen when you have a disability can be very difficult. Particularly if you do not have upper-arm strength to lift or carry hot plates or bowls. For myself, I like to be able to make hot tea in the microwave, but I always had difficulty lifting and carrying cups filled with...
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Sat, 22 May 2010 15:58:18 PDT
Wild Wheelchair footrest pads and bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Wheelchair-footrest-pads-and-bumper/
Wild Wheelchair footrest pads and bumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon This is actually a double instructable on how to improve a typical wheelchair footrest by adding footpads and bumpers. The typical wheelchair footrest consist of either two rectangular pieces of metal or hard plastic to hold a person's foot off the ground. They almost never have any sort of pad...
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Thu, 20 May 2010 11:18:23 PDT
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Amazing-Stick-For-elevator-buttons/
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon This is called the incredible elevator stick, but it is very versatile for many many uses.  Sometimes the simplest inventions are the most useful.  Back when I was in high-school, I would often have to use an elevator to get from one floor of the school to the next.  As I am in a wheelchair, it was ...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 17:54:42 PDT
Portable Wheelchair ramps http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wheelchair-ramps/
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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 08:16:13 PDT
The AMAZING, THE INCREDIBLE, VITO-MATIC! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-AMAZING-THE-INCREDIBLE-VITO-MATIC/
The AMAZING, THE INCREDIBLE, VITO-MATIC! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/BUR2/G8JEA26I/FJGBUR2G8JEA26I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/BUR2/G8JEA26I/FJGBUR2G8JEA26I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/BUR2/G8JEA26I/FJGBUR2G8JEA26I.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon Its the AMAZING, THE INCREDIBLE, VITO-MATIC!  Tired of opening those pesky vitamin bottles, counting out vitamins and sorting them for the week?  Such headaches are no more with the incredible, the amazing, VITO-MATIC! Ok... to be honest... this build did not turn out to work exactly as anticipated...
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Wed, 28 Apr 2010 17:55:02 PDT
Hands free Camera Mount for wheelchairs, bikes, wrist, and more! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-free-Camera-Mount-for-wheelchairs-bikes-wr/
Hands free Camera Mount for wheelchairs, bikes, wrist, and more! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon I love to take photographs, but due to my disability, it gets difficult to hold a camera steady, particularly for any length of time.   I've tried various tripods and other means of holding a camera, but nothing seemed to work very well, particularly when I need to use one hand to drive my wheelchai...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 16:02:44 PDT
Communication Board for Individuals with Disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Communication-Board-for-Individuals-with-Disabilit/
Communication Board for Individuals with Disabilities - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/FJ55/G8HNI1J1/FSKFJ55G8HNI1J1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/FJ55/G8HNI1J1/FSKFJ55G8HNI1J1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/FJ55/G8HNI1J1/FSKFJ55G8HNI1J1.SMALL.jpg CIRnetwork 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:'Table Normal'; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:''; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 11:41:33 PDT
A modification to bertus52x11's left handed dSLR holder. (with added mouth grip) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-modification-to-bertus52x11s-left-handed-dSLR-h/
A modification to bertus52x11's left handed dSLR holder. (with added mouth grip) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OO2J/G8C3UCFN/FSQOO2JG8C3UCFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OO2J/G8C3UCFN/FSQOO2JG8C3UCFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/OO2J/G8C3UCFN/FSQOO2JG8C3UCFN.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe So earlyer today bertus52x11 posted the most clever idea. Aimed at people who only have use of their left arm - permanently, or temporally. His original idea was to add a thumb hook to the tripod connecter underneath, allowing the camera to be held steady with just the left hand. Before you read fu...
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Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:36:28 PDT
Simple MediaCenter and Remote Control with Improved Usability http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MediaCenter-and-Remote-Control-with-Improve/
Simple MediaCenter and Remote Control with Improved Usability - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BGNL/G57UCRMW/F67BGNLG57UCRMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BGNL/G57UCRMW/F67BGNLG57UCRMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/BGNL/G57UCRMW/F67BGNLG57UCRMW.SMALL.jpg gosnago Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-nam...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:28:48 PST
30-Second Demonstration of the CIR Sand Casting System http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Demonstration-of-the-CIR-Sand-Casting-Sy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/H7PM/FXR6VR0V/FZ6H7PMFXR6VR0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/H7PM/FXR6VR0V/FZ6H7PMFXR6VR0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/H7PM/FXR6VR0V/FZ6H7PMFXR6VR0V.SMALL.jpg CIRnetwork In only 50 seconds, the CIR Sand Casting System allows for the replication of a residual limb. This model can then be modified and used to create a final transtibial (below-the-knee) prosthetic socket. The technique eliminates the need for plaster bandages and Plaster-of-Paris, and requires only: 1...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2009 13:52:44 PDT
Wiimote Modification for Persons with Disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiimote-Modification-for-Persons-with-Disabilities/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 11:58:48 PDT
Plastic Soda Bottle Prosthesis http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Soda-Bottle-Prosthesis/
Plastic Soda Bottle Prosthesis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SG17/FQHNMU4H/FCHSG17FQHNMU4H.SMALL.jpg CIRnetwork Please cast your vote for the CIR's Pepsi Refresh submission to Provide Cost-Effective Prosthetic Care in Underserved Midwestern Areas - http://pep.si/eo57my We would like to thank everyone for their kind comments, ratings, and votes. A video demonstration of this process has been produced and upl...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2009 14:24:38 PST
Modified Crib for Parent with Disability http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-Crib-for-Parent-with-Disability/
Modified Crib for Parent with Disability - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SMALL.jpg kelseymh This is a revised version of my crib modification Instructable. It includes more details on how to do some of the more complex steps, a complete list of tool/equipment requirements, and some additional changes I've had to make since publishing the original. I hope people find the extra informatio...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2008 15:47:08 PST
Crib Modification for Accessibility http://www.instructables.com/id/Crib-Modification-for-Accessibility-1/
Crib Modification for Accessibility - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/JCY5/FLKK0PSA/FY0JCY5FLKK0PSA.SMALL.jpg kelseymh Parents with disabilities face numerous challenges when caring for a newborn. Besides the usual lack of sleep and anxiety about such a small and dependent life, much of the equipment for infants and children present substantial barriers for parents with disabilities. Changing tables are built for st...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 10:33:21 PDT
Super-Duper Voice Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Duper-Voice-Box/
Super-Duper Voice Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N6TB/FA2KLUHB/FFPN6TBFA2KLUHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N6TB/FA2KLUHB/FFPN6TBFA2KLUHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N6TB/FA2KLUHB/FFPN6TBFA2KLUHB.SMALL.jpg balloondoggle Often in life, there comes a time when we find ourselves to be "Someone Else". Some things just happen to "Someone Else" but never really impede our own daily routines. In 1999, I became "Someone Else" when my firstborn daughter suffered traumatic brain injuries during her birth. Suddenly, those ...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2007 21:52:40 PST
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 2: Silicone Embedding http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Muscle-Sounds!-Part-2%3a-Silicone-Embedding/
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 2: Silicone Embedding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/0LR2/X5XEZR7AY07/FKE0LR2X5XEZR7AY07.SMALL.jpg Operon This is the long-awaited follow up to the super awesome Measure Muscle Sounds! instructable.To see what you can do with these sensors, check out these videos.Silicone embedding is the trickiest part of the process of building your own muscle sounds sensor. This is why I chose to make this a complete...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 13:54:05 PDT
Measure Muscle Sounds! Part 1: Electronic Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Muscle-Sounds!-Part-1%3a-Electronic-Board/
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Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:33:49 PST
Foot Flusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Flusher/
Foot Flusher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/FTRI/3I1EP280FSS/FCLFTRI3I1EP280FSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/FTRI/3I1EP280FSS/FCLFTRI3I1EP280FSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/FTRI/3I1EP280FSS/FCLFTRI3I1EP280FSS.SMALL.jpg reykjavik This is a simple little project which will allow you to easily and quickly set up a foot flusher. A foot flusher is a pedal which attaches to ANY toilet thus allowing the user to flush the toilet with his foot only - allowing for a hands-free flush. Gathering Materials The is an amazing thing. ...
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Wed, 31 May 2006 19:39:43 PDT