Instructables: exploring - technology - gadgets http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:49:34 PST BLOX v1.01 Peltier Fan / Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Peltier-Fan-Phone-Charger/
Peltier Fan / Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/YEIU/I6RSOHMW/FTYYEIUI6RSOHMW.SMALL.jpg Harlan Whitman Jean Charles Athanase Peltier a 30 year old watch dealer that decides to turn physicist. His experiments lead to the technology used in this project. Worth a good Wiki read. As a fellow 30 yr old tinker man I decided to give it a shot. Had been wanting to create air flow on top of my Rocket Mass He...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:23:41 PST
Portable Airflow Companion http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Airflow-Companion/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:05:59 PST
How To Makes An Transparent Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Makes-An-Transparent-Calculator/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:10:52 PST
FIX ANYTHING - with this awesome glue - BONDIC http://www.instructables.com/id/FIX-ANYTHING/
FIX ANYTHING - with this awesome glue - BONDIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/9Z3O/I6NIFXFK/FO29Z3OI6NIFXFK.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy So here is my quick story. I chanced upon this "glue" type stuff online and wanted to see how well it worked. Since I'm into messing around with remote control toys, I decided to saw off a main rotor and see if I could repair it with this "magical bonding stuff". Shocking enough it worked - I rep...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:58:28 PST
Graphite Piano Keyboard with MaKey MaKey and Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphite-Piano-Keyboard-with-MaKey-MaKey-and-Scrat/
Graphite Piano Keyboard with MaKey MaKey and Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/91X3/I6NI58CT/FS391X3I6NI58CT.SMALL.jpg BSUlibrarian During the MaKey MaKey Build Night at Boise State University's Albertsons Library, attendee and student, Scott Schmader, learned Scratch to develop this awesome piano. Use the Hands Free MaKey MaKey Ground Bracelet he developed for maximum keyboard fun!Supplies: MaKey MaKey kit (including the white ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:15:06 PST
Hands Free MaKey MaKey Ground Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-MaKey-MaKey-Ground-Bracelet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:33:46 PST
Order by touch menu with Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Order-by-touch-menu-with-Makey-Makey/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:27:04 PST
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? http://www.instructables.com/id/12v-lithium-ion-or-lifepo4-pack-with-solar-chargin/
12v lithium-ion or lifepo4 pack with solar charging? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/96G9/I6KNCTB8/FYG96G9I6KNCTB8.SMALL.jpg tikka88 i got stuck with my boombox project. Help wanted and appreciated very much! any suggestion taken into consideration and awarded with my deepest thanks. :) Help wanted from all off you geniuses! Hey! i´m building a boombox. and need a battery for it. audio stuff i got covered because i have built ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:07:02 PST
Portable Arcade and Media Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arcade-and-Media-Player/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:58:24 PST
Remote Controlled Leaf Blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Leaf-Blower/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:11:26 PST
Interactive Staff Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Staff-Paper/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:04:22 PST
Convenient Store Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Convenient-Store-Grill/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:19:36 PST
DIY USB Flash Drive Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Flash-Drive-Ring/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:03:52 PST
HOW TO MAKE BRIGHTEST LED http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-BRIGHTEST-LED/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:06:14 PST
Graffiti Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Graffiti-Flashlight/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:56:52 PST
Coolest Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WEAH/I6C2KQQ9/F9WWEAHI6C2KQQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WEAH/I6C2KQQ9/F9WWEAHI6C2KQQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/WEAH/I6C2KQQ9/F9WWEAHI6C2KQQ9.SMALL.jpg funtogether These rings are definitely worth your time. They are the pinnacle of "coolness," and deserve your views. I would obviously think this, considering that I authored one of them. :-) That aside, I think you will enjoy ALL of the following instructables. Thanks! Rings made from solid ...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:18:50 PST
Simple Desktop "Tesla Coil" http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Desktop-Tesla-Coil/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:12:52 PST
9v usb charger power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-usb-charger-power-bank/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:19:04 PST
Copper iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-iPad-Stand/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:50:51 PST
COI - Light Transmission Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/COI-Light-Transmission-Meter/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:08:39 PST
GPS repair http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-repair/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:30:50 PST
simple ultra bright flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-ultra-bright-flashlight/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
Girls Frozen Laser Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Girls-Frozen-Laser-Watch/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 14:39:33 PST
Fixing a dance pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-dance-pad/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:05:28 PST
Aquarium Scraper for Stubborn Algae http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Scraper-for-Stubborn-Algae/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:06:04 PST
How to make a functioning prop micrsoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-functioning-prop-micrsoscope/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:45:04 PST
UPDATE! Backpacking Gasifier Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Gasifier-Stove/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:34:50 PST
Aquarium Robo Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Robo-Brush/
Aquarium Robo Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/729U/I5UXAKSB/FQI729UI5UXAKSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/729U/I5UXAKSB/FQI729UI5UXAKSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/729U/I5UXAKSB/FQI729UI5UXAKSB.SMALL.jpg barkergk Scrub algae and dirt from aquarium rocks with this small footprint, but highly efficient device using the rotary head from a battery-powered toothbrush. Things You Will Need Brush head from a battery-powered toothbrush. I used one for an Oral Action toothbrush. It has a drillable extension on th...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 11:29:53 PST
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Window-Lifter-by-Steve-M-Potter/
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SMALL.jpg stevempotter Do you have a window that you would like to easily open and close, but can't easily reach it? Here is a very simple and effective device for motorizing your window using a cordless drill as the motor and controller. This is a nice literal example of a hack, since you will actually saw the drill in h...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 22:51:55 PST
COI - Beat Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Beat-Keeper/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:43:57 PST
things you can do with rubber bands http://www.instructables.com/id/things-you-can-do-with-rubber-bands/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:17:56 PST
Kid-proof Makey-Makey Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-proof-Makey-Makey-Box/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:48:34 PST
Littlebits Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Littlebits-Alarm/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:56:42 PST
3d Glasses for mobile when wearing already glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Glasses-for-mobile-when-wearing-already-glasses/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:18:51 PST
Signal Flow Poster (with Chibitronics and Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Signal-Flow-Poster-with-Chibitronics-and-Arduino/
Signal Flow Poster (with Chibitronics and Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/P26D/I5GND9Y6/FATP26DI5GND9Y6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/P26D/I5GND9Y6/FATP26DI5GND9Y6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/P26D/I5GND9Y6/FATP26DI5GND9Y6.SMALL.jpg womensaudiomission This project combines Chibitronics circuit stickers with simple Arduino programming to create a poster with blinking lights that illustrates basic recording studio signal flow! Tools and materials To make this poster, you will need the following materials:Poster-sized construction paperDrawing ma...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:10:29 PST
Chibitronics Glowing Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Glowing-Candle/
Chibitronics Glowing Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/EO7C/I5GNCKOT/FEBEO7CI5GNCKOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/EO7C/I5GNCKOT/FEBEO7CI5GNCKOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/EO7C/I5GNCKOT/FEBEO7CI5GNCKOT.SMALL.jpg womensaudiomission Here's a simple project to get you started with Chibitronics - electronic stickers that let users build simple, creative circuits that also look cool!In this Instructable, we'll be combining Chibitronics with some more traditional art, creating a 2-D candle that flickers and glows just like the real...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:43:54 PST
Dance Dance Revolution Floor Pad - Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Dance-Dance-Revolution-Floor-Pad-Makey-Makey/
Dance Dance Revolution Floor Pad - Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2I93/I5GNAUVE/FJJ2I93I5GNAUVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2I93/I5GNAUVE/FJJ2I93I5GNAUVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/2I93/I5GNAUVE/FJJ2I93I5GNAUVE.SMALL.jpg DoverPL The Dover Public Library hosted an Instructables' Build Night featuring Makey Makey kits. Our patrons were invited to experiment with the kits to turn everyday objects into controllers, keyboards, or musical instruments. In this Instructable we will be showing how to create your very own Makey Make...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:42:30 PST
Homemade Rail Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Rail-Gun/
Homemade Rail Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/JMYP/I5DSXUUU/FL2JMYPI5DSXUUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/JMYP/I5DSXUUU/FL2JMYPI5DSXUUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/JMYP/I5DSXUUU/FL2JMYPI5DSXUUU.SMALL.jpg cferris44 This will teach you how to build a functioning rail gun, a gun that can fire metal projectiles between two electrically charged rails using electromagnetism.Materials needed:2 steel or aluminum metal rails2 plexi glass sheets6 nuts and 6 bolts1 drillcopper wire6 capacitors10 9 volt batteriesvoltmete...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:58:58 PST
Internet of Things projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/F6UM/I5DSKU4A/FEKF6UMI5DSKU4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/F6UM/I5DSKU4A/FEKF6UMI5DSKU4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/F6UM/I5DSKU4A/FEKF6UMI5DSKU4A.SMALL.jpg kidofone Projects or instructables that made life easier by connecting to internet Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi Arduino WiFi Garage Door Opener Repurpose an old wifi router for the internet-of-things SnackBot: The Internet Connected Candy Machine! Automated Garden
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:58:05 PST
Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Controller/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:33 PST
Plasma Hand Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Hand-Cannon/
Plasma Hand Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HOTY/I5GN28M8/FLFHOTYI5GN28M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HOTY/I5GN28M8/FLFHOTYI5GN28M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HOTY/I5GN28M8/FLFHOTYI5GN28M8.SMALL.jpg Ectojet I have lately been experimenting with plasma and it's effects and had the idea to make this. I was not planning on making this an instructable originally so I don't have a step by step to this point. But this is a very simple design using spare parts configured to generate and disperse plasma. It's ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:27:57 PST
Make a Flashlight with an old Electronic Cigarette http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Flashlight-with-an-old-Electronic-Cigarette/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:18:51 PST
Giant QWERTY Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-QWERTY-Keyboard/
Giant QWERTY Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/DSUJ/I5BS8ZHR/FQNDSUJI5BS8ZHR.SMALL.jpg GregRank An educational tool for preschool and kindergarten age children to learn the alphabet, learn to read and write while playing with a computer. Video (last slide) shows giant QWERTY keyboard in action.While corporate electronic designers were making computers smaller, I made this keyboard bigger for c...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:06:50 PST
State-of-the-art Wifi Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/State-of-the-art-Wifi-Radio/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:45:07 PST
How to remove the child safety on lighters http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-the-child-safety-on-lighters/
How to remove the child safety on lighters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/9S5F/I5BS5IDJ/FGC9S5FI5BS5IDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/9S5F/I5BS5IDJ/FGC9S5FI5BS5IDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/9S5F/I5BS5IDJ/FGC9S5FI5BS5IDJ.SMALL.jpg etrader1242 When using a lighter everybody knows how annoying it is to keep flicking the igniter to the point where your fingers start hurting ,but there is a way to fix that problem without buying a expensive lighter or a different brand than your favorite. Word of advice, If you live near a child please do no...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:31:08 PST
Weather Station Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Station-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7OF7/I5BS2KCK/F3O7OF7I5BS2KCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7OF7/I5BS2KCK/F3O7OF7I5BS2KCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/7OF7/I5BS2KCK/F3O7OF7I5BS2KCK.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory Projects that outline how to develop your own weather stations. Some gather data from your own sensors and other grab information from the internet. Temperature Data Logger Track temps. Quick & Easy Temperature Loggers Track your temps. Build a datalogger for your wireless sensor network ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:27:59 PST
Seeed Studios http://www.instructables.com/id/Seeed-Studios/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FO0/FAPO/I59VQS22/FO0FAPOI59VQS22.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FO0/FAPO/I59VQS22/FO0FAPOI59VQS22.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FO0/FAPO/I59VQS22/FO0FAPOI59VQS22.SMALL.jpg CollegeOfInnovation This group of Instructables was written by a group of students from the College Of Innovation as part of a challenge from AutoDesk and Instructables. January 2015. COI - Boredom Meter Your finished product is a “Boredom Meter” that counts the number of times you push the button. COI - Temperat...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:20:29 PST
Technology http://www.instructables.com/id/Technology-7/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/6YX2/I59UE1OW/FZR6YX2I59UE1OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/6YX2/I59UE1OW/FZR6YX2I59UE1OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/6YX2/I59UE1OW/FZR6YX2I59UE1OW.SMALL.jpg BluecrownStudios This is a collection of technologically inclined gadgets, walkthroughs, and other fun things. EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter All You Need to Know About LEDs Laser Ball TimeRuler Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall Wooden Radio How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet ...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:29:21 PST
Simple Shoe Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Shoe-Horn/
Simple Shoe Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Had a hell of a time getting my work boots on one day, and new only a horn could help. So I looked around the shop at work and whipped one up quick and easily. Works great! Materials Find yourself an old 5 gallon bucket. Mine had a hole in it so it was alright to destroy. Cut Cut out a rectang...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:17:59 PST
RFID sleeve shield http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-sleeve-shield/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:38:40 PST