Instructables: exploring - technology - gadgets http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:38:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Popsicle Power Bank with extra battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Popsicle-Power-Bank-with-extra-battery/
DIY Popsicle Power Bank with extra battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/TS4K/I7MXNCG3/FZITS4KI7MXNCG3.SMALL.jpg rizalakib I got one cell power bank and I can use it to charge my phone one time only. So, I got an idea to add extra battery on it which I took from disposable laptop battery. Here are steps I would share for you Things you'll need 1. Of course Power Bank2. Disposable laptop battery3. Pop...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:24:45 PDT
Tech and Hobby http://www.instructables.com/id/Tech-and-Hobby/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YZ2V/I7OLEOR7/FMTYZ2VI7OLEOR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YZ2V/I7OLEOR7/FMTYZ2VI7OLEOR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YZ2V/I7OLEOR7/FMTYZ2VI7OLEOR7.SMALL.jpg tdnick A series of random cool ideas that I would build given the time and materials. More fun than function; however, some of it is function by nature. All in One Portable Solar Power Unit: 220V + 12V + 5V + Automatic Battery Charge! ;) How to design and build a go kart. Make a Grappling Hook ...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:04:33 PDT
D.I.Y. Portable battery pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-battery-pack/
D.I.Y. Portable battery pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ONTK/I7N5XK3O/F4WONTKI7N5XK3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ONTK/I7N5XK3O/F4WONTKI7N5XK3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ONTK/I7N5XK3O/F4WONTKI7N5XK3O.SMALL.jpg Scifiswapnil We live in a constantly moving world in which mobile devices are our windows to social media, the internet and entertainment resources. The only problem is that those mobile devices don't have an unending battery supply. When they die, so does your handheld communication. How many times have you bee...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:07:54 PDT
Speech Interruptor/Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-InterruptorJammer/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:04:05 PDT
Coconut Micro SD Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Micro-SD-Bracelet/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:04:53 PDT
Make Google cardboard overnight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Google-cardboard-overnight/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:28:56 PDT
Almost free good looking soldering stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-free-good-looking-soldering-stand/
Almost free good looking soldering stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QSMF/I7KB2B69/FNXQSMFI7KB2B69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QSMF/I7KB2B69/FNXQSMFI7KB2B69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/QSMF/I7KB2B69/FNXQSMFI7KB2B69.SMALL.jpg aaaaoooo We all need as soldering stand , we can buy readymade or DIY spirited ones can make one for almost free. As I was making a very high quality soldering station under 33$ . The stand cost sd be as near to zero as possible . While making this i have taken care not to use -special glue -welding -wood wo...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:17:57 PDT
DIY Game & Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Watch/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:23:40 PDT
IR Tracking Turret with PIC and C http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Tracking-Turret-with-PIC-and-C/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:17:54 PDT
Remote Control Robot Jet Car - Leaf blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Jet-Car-Leaf-blower/
Remote Control Robot Jet Car - Leaf blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/U1JA/I7CC8M7A/FU7U1JAI7CC8M7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/U1JA/I7CC8M7A/FU7U1JAI7CC8M7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/U1JA/I7CC8M7A/FU7U1JAI7CC8M7A.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy Have you ever looked at a cordless leaf blower and wondered if it would fly? Unfortunately for my wife I do!!! Buy a EGO blower and tear it to pieces Well it is a bunch of fun to check out what makes this thing tick....here is the inside of the brushless motor. Add some RC gear and off you go. ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:49:59 PDT
Tweet for Bubbles http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweet-for-Bubbles/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:14:36 PDT
Easy Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:08:03 PDT
Heat Belt 1.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Belt-with-Peltier/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:19:12 PDT
billboard project http://www.instructables.com/id/billboard-project/
billboard project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/QV74/I74NCAYC/F7BQV74I74NCAYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/QV74/I74NCAYC/F7BQV74I74NCAYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/QV74/I74NCAYC/F7BQV74I74NCAYC.SMALL.jpg aricv the billboard project is essentially us trying to use the LCD and program it to say multiple messages using a number pad, and coding. after we had the coding down we had to find a way to make a stand and put the led on it to-look like a billboard. Step1:Get your equipment Here is the list of pa...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:46:29 PDT
How to use NFC on your Android Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-NFC-on-your-Android-Smartphone/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 09:29:57 PDT
NEXTBOOK 8 NX785QC8G Disassemble http://www.instructables.com/id/NEXTBOOK-8-NX785QC8G/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:35:17 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Lost House/Car Keys? - Keyfinder Gadget - Long Range http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-HouseCar-Keys-Keyfinder-Gadget-Long-Range-Pro/
Lost House/Car Keys? - Keyfinder Gadget - Long Range - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/VM8X/I6YXNIO7/FZOVM8XI6YXNIO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/VM8X/I6YXNIO7/FZOVM8XI6YXNIO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/VM8X/I6YXNIO7/FZOVM8XI6YXNIO7.SMALL.jpg straydoggio ▀▄▀▄▀▄█▓▒░ Lost Car/House Keys? - Keyfinder Gadget - Prototype ░▒▓█▀▄▀▄▀▄█▓▒░Intro: I try to keep my door/car keys safe, with a routine of hanging them up safe - but on occasion, absent-mindedly mislay them. Most of us have experienced times where we've not been able to find our door/car keys... a...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 14:54:28 PST
Adjustable arm tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-DIY-tablet-stand/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:06:31 PST
Using Scratch and Makey Makey to make your own games http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Scratch-and-Makey-Makey-to-make-your-own-gam/
Using Scratch and Makey Makey to make your own games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/LWL8/I6UNF1LV/FT8LWL8I6UNF1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/LWL8/I6UNF1LV/FT8LWL8I6UNF1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/LWL8/I6UNF1LV/FT8LWL8I6UNF1LV.SMALL.jpg mkchronos Ever wanted to make your own game but didn't know where to start? Using the Makey Makey and a laptop or PC, you can take advantage of the easy to use program called Scratch to dip your toes into creating your very first game. Tools and Materials - A Makey Makey kit- A small piece of cardboard- S...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:47:40 PST
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
Fan Powered by any Heat Source 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/
Portable Arcade and Media Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SMALL.jpg FrankA2 This project started after I made a full size retro arcade cabinet powered by a raspberry pi. The full size cabinet was great for a basement but I wanted to make a portable version with a few cool features: 2 Player with cordless (ended up using Bluetooth) arcade style joysticks. Support for b...
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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/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/HVH1/I5P7NCCL/FR8HVH1I5P7NCCL.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