Instructables: exploring - technology - gadgets - easy Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:15:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light Glasses
Light Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> cartercar__ Here you will learn to make a headband mixed with a light. These glasses have LEDs on top and a battery to the glasses side. This is a great quick invention if you have an LED and an old pair of sun glasses. Materials You need at least one LED, a pair of glasses, a battery, wire and tape. Tools: ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 17:45:30 PDT
Easy Solar Fan
Easy Solar Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> NinjaPi This is a quick and easy tutorial on how to make a solar powered fan using recycled materials. This fan is perfect for camping and outdoor activities. Materials For this project I used an outer barrel of a broken airsoft gun, parts from an old solar science kit, twine, tape, a small carabiner, tw...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 09:21:34 PDT
Cheap and Easy Intercom
Cheap and Easy Intercom - More DIY How To Projects]]> Minecraft Freak In this instructable, I will teach you how to make a cheap and easy intercom with two(or more) walkie talkies.  You will need two or more walkie talkies set to the same channel and some kind of case to hold it in(I used a couple of old modems).  Also you will need: screwdriver/drill pliers wir...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:06:37 PST
Battery Powered USB Charger
Battery Powered USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> sammydogjj In this instructable I will be making a tutorial on building your own portable battery powered charger to charge all your USB devices! Obtain Parts -9v battery clip (two is better but one works fine)+ batteries (rechargeable are more efficient)-Female USB port (salvaged mine from a USB hub-7805 r...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:41:41 PST
Solar USB Charger
Solar USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> sammydogjj In this 'ible I will be instructing you on how to build your own simple solar USB charger! Gather Your Supplies 1. A 5v (or a little less) solar panel Note: If your panel is under 1 amp or 4.5 volts, just use a boost driver or transistor. If your panel is too powerful use a regulator or resistor....
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 12:02:42 PST
DIY "Anything" Staples Easy Button (voice recording)
DIY "Anything" Staples Easy Button (voice recording) - More DIY How To Projects]]> dschurman The Staples "Easy" button is already a classic desktop item, but it'd be much more fun if it said whatever you want it to. I know that some people have already done hacks like this, but this is less expensive than many of them. Also, Staples recently changed the circuit board of their button, making...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:05:46 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP)
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Physical Controller For iPad or iPhone
Physical Controller For iPad or iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pnmelville I really enjoy playing games on my iPad but sometimes I leave wanting more because they lack a physical controller. I set out to create a simple, cheap, and customizable solution. It can work with almost any app, and with almost any smart phone or tablet! Just attach it to the screen and have fun. ...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:08:21 PST
Mini Taser
Mini Taser - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr.Dooglestein Easy and very cheap to make! Materials You'll need: -film canister -spark starter from a grill lighter -thin sheet of plastic of other rigid material -Dremel -scissors/box cutters/(depends what you use as rigid material)  Remove sparker from lighter Disassemble the lighter. The sparker is the ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:15:56 PST
Improved Flashlight Electronic Cigarette - no soldering required
Improved Flashlight Electronic Cigarette - no soldering required - More DIY How To Projects]]> davidstelephone This electronic cigarette tutorial is simple and easy to do. That's the point. It is a follow-up to my previous instructable on how to build an electronic cigarette from a flashlight, which can still be found here: b...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 05:32:23 PST
Tablet Power Socket Fix & Increase Sound Output. ++easy to open!
Tablet Power Socket Fix & Increase Sound Output. ++easy to open! - More DIY How To Projects]]> crazyg  Have to lean on the plug to get it to charge? want to increase its sound output? its only 4 months old and weak design errors are making it unreliable , i did not pay for the extended it was not an expensive tablet. "do you want to buy the extended insurance..blah blah blah.. for £20?"...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:30:25 PDT
How To Make A Ballistic Knife Mini with a Pen TheSurvivorSpanish More here:
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 12:47:02 PDT
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included)
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dreamchronic Want to have table that glows under glass, cups, anything? Ultra easy easy kids can do it. But they shouldn´t. Also remember that this is something like a prototype. I´ll tell you what i can how to make it safe and how to make, but always think twice before you do something. This is t...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:15:44 PDT
Easy variable voltage power supply
Easy variable voltage power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> pinomelean Sometimes, to supply the necessary voltage in a project, i needed to buy a lot of batteries, or i had to look for a proper power supply for hours and it is not necesary, beacause now i have that awsome variable voltage power supply that can supply from 1,25 to 29 volts and 500mA, but if you deci...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 15:03:26 PDT
homemade electromagnet tealk quick, just 30 sec. project(if i can call it "project") things you will need :  -1.5 volt AA battery  - copper wire  -nail or screw first  take a wire and wrap it arround the screw  take one end of wire and tape it to + end of battery , and  2nd end of fire and tape it to - end of battery and there...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 07:56:56 PDT
The PyroGlove - 1.0
The PyroGlove - 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pyro08 Hey, Pyro here. This is my first instructable so please be nice but I still think it's pretty good. This device is basically a modified BBQ lighter that attaches to your finger. Also known as, the PyroGlove - 1.0 It goes without saying but just to be sure, this probably isn't completly safe/legal. A...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:17:43 PDT
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adum24 Ever wanted to see things up close? Ever wanted to read that fine print that is just too small to read? Well, now you can! This pocket digital microscope is very easy to make and will only take you about a half an hour or so to make. It also fits in your pocket so you can take it wherever you would ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
DIY Smartphone cover
DIY Smartphone cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> oliveira.igorm In this instructabe i´ll show you how to make a simple cover to your smartphone and cards. You will need this materials of the picture and somo others. Cut the folder Using the scissors cut two parts of the folder. Fold the parts After cut, fold the two parts and then make sure that they have ...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:51:45 PST
Music Box Circuit from
Music Box Circuit from - More DIY How To Projects]]> powerman666 This is how I built the Musc Box Circuit from Prototype and test First thing to do is plug in all the parts into a bread board and test it. Just follow the schematic to hook it up. Plan the controls placement Figure out where you are going to place the ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 22:34:41 PDT
ELECTRICITY GENERATOR aditya jain 999 hey this is our project..................this is really cool projects can be used as a back-up source for generates around 230-240v of energy
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:55:28 PDT
DIY ipod Tripod Mount
DIY ipod Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYskillz This instructable is to show you how to make a cheap tripod mount for your ipod or phone with basic parts found at home. You will need: -A soda can -a nut that fits on your tripod -scissors Cut the Can Cut off both sides of your can, be careful of sharp edges.  You will end up with a tin tube, cu...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 18:07:32 PDT
Sketch Bot 1.0 teknohawk This is a little project I had originally made as a noise maker, but then I modified it. It is very lame and simple, but it works. I would give a tutorial, but I'm a bad teacher and it is easy to make. Now the sketches on the page were from the robot I made, and this robot is actually very efficient...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 18:34:12 PDT
Electric Eraser Adambowker98 I know that an electric eraser sounds really lazy, but it is actually useful and fun to make. This is a fine example of chindogu. It erases quickly and neatly, but is a hassle to carry and use and makes you look lazy. Here's what you'll need. I got everything from RadioShack except the eraser: • ...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 11:12:20 PDT
MINI POCKET-PORTABLE SMART FAN... - More DIY How To Projects]]> matass This is a mini pocket-portable fan connected to the phone, and it`s very good for long trips because its working very long ( about a six hours! ). First... At first you will need at least 3.7v  battery with phone,switch and tipical 5v computer fan. Then you need to cut other fan wires but leave r...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 09:15:42 PDT
Capacitive stylus ANYONE can make
Capacitive stylus ANYONE can make - More DIY How To Projects]]> jamieinvents There are plenty of instructables out there about making a capacitive stylus, so why choose this? In this instructable you only need things that any ordinary person has in their house. No more dealing with $100 slime thats only available from a remote island in south africa, just plain, household ju...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 12:57:54 PDT
Pocket fan (for hot summer days)
Pocket fan (for hot summer days) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Giedow In this step by step I will be showing you how to make a cheap pocket fan without any technical skills needed. You can make this as simple as you want. Parts list To make it you will need: -a 9Volt battery -a 9Volt battery clip -a 9 or 12 Volt fan (you can buy these easily from, dx,com o...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:22:54 PDT
Warbler Punk Console
Warbler Punk Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> powerman666 This is my second project in an enclosure. It has two different circuits inside and two different power supplies. Although each circuit is connected to the same speaker. I liked their circuit so much that I decided to mangle it and make it interactiv...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:13:24 PDT
Toy Cruiser
Toy Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo This is an easy to assemble toy car made using lots of high-tech tools. Once you 3D print, and laser cut your parts, the rest can be zip tied and bolted together in minutes. I was initially planning on making more of a hot rod. However, thanks to the slow speed of the servos, it turned out to be mor...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:28:12 PDT
LASER MICROPHONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> bioboy725 Have you ever needed to hear a conversation in a room you are unable to access or bug easily? If so, and if that room has a window, you can using a laser microphone. A laser microphone is a device that uses the vibrations of a window or similar pane of glass or plastic to record sounds near said wi...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 11:05:46 PDT
Super Simple Night Vision
Super Simple Night Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> jduffy54 This project diagrams the build of cheap but effective night-vision "goggles" elsewhere sold at twice the price.  These pick up near-infrared light emmited from a bunch of IR LEDS.  All the parts can be bought from for about $50, minus the enclosure.  This thing is great for campouts, hun...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 16:16:17 PDT
Make a VHS Box iPhone Dock!
Make a VHS Box iPhone Dock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adambowker98 Ever wondered what to do with those millions of VHS boxes you have lying around the house? Have you ever considered buying an iPhone dock, but decided against it because of the cost? Do you need something to do? If you answered any of those questions with the affirmative, then this project is for yo...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:13:19 PDT
Pocket Merry-Go-Round
Pocket Merry-Go-Round - More DIY How To Projects]]> jid4611 This nice little toy can keep a little kid like my brother happy for hours. It's customizable, fun, and easy. *This was entered into the pocket-sized contest, Mad Science Fair, and Make ti Glow Contest (you'll see why in step 4). Please vote if you liked it... thanks! P.S. I will just show you wha...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 14:10:37 PDT
wind up radio 3v power supply
wind up radio 3v power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> 0151n This instructable will show you how to build a 3 volt power supply out of a wind up isn't very complicated ,all I did was take the wires going to the flashlight bulb and reroute them to a hole in the exterior case. hope you like the instructable. open it up This only took a minute and wh...
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 05:32:02 PDT
Easy Electromagnet
Easy Electromagnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> almcgo Hey guys, havent been on recently, and i thought i would post. i used to do a bunch of LEGO stuff but im done with that now. so ill be showing you how to make a simple fairly powerful electromagnet with 5 simple things. Materials Here's what you'll need: An iron rod/bolt or nail (i think ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:11:16 PDT
quick easy minipen
quick easy minipen - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeadPixelz Start with a Tul pen that you can get on amazon here: or just google it (it should be pretty easy to find it). the look of it This is how your pen will turn out in the end. the l...
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Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:08:27 PST
Mini Spud Gun (not dangerous)
Mini Spud Gun (not dangerous) - More DIY How To Projects]]> quaddel Hello! Ive made a little spud gun that uses Deo as fuel. Its combustion chamber is made out of a Plastik Cup. Materials -Plastic cup with Lid -Drill with Drill-Bits -Hot Glue -Electic igniter (you can get them out of lighters) -Deo Making the Gun 1 Measure the diametre of your plastic tube and...
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Fri, 31 Dec 2010 12:53:31 PST
Ventilator made out of old PSU. Ollaolen Well as the title says I made a ventilator out of old PSU. The reason is why i did it was that the old PSU burnt out . So i removed the guts of the PSU , kept the vent , put in some LED's , some switches and aluminium foil . Oh yes , i used for this project as well an old cellphone charger , i thin...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 03:53:24 PST
The Most Useful Machine
The Most Useful Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo What do you make for a man that has most everything; a tiny waving flag, sprouts to keep him healthy and an automatic pill dispenser just in case the sprouts fail? It wasn't immediately clear. So, I looked at his profile to see what he likes. From what I could tell he liked useless machines, gear cl...
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 23:05:41 PDT
Simple 9v usb charger in an Altoids tin
Simple 9v usb charger in an Altoids tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> james7193 Parts used Altoids Tin (empty) 5v Voltage regulator-i used a 7805 Female USB port Wire Battery clip Battery Tools Soldering Iron Solder Drill A File Optional Shrink tubing  Switch Note:this is my first instructable please tell me how i did :) 7805 pinning and usb pinning  on the 7805: pin...
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Sat, 3 Apr 2010 19:35:14 PDT
mp3 player on the cap
mp3 player on the cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> bara1962 Summer, hot. Do you like listening to music, but hate the lace on the neck and the mess of wire? Attach your player to the visors! Sew a piece of rubber band to the sun visor. Push the rubber tape player to visors. Finished!
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 11:25:22 PDT