Instructables: exploring - technology - reuse - hack - popular Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:10:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cobalt RaQ Jukebox/Drive Enclosure
Cobalt RaQ Jukebox/Drive Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> Geekmansworld Whither the Cobalt RaQ? IT admins who are old enough may remember these lovely little machines. Cobalt Networks came on the scene in the late 90s with a series of cheap, effective, and absolutely gorgeous little rackmount servers. Lots of functions could be controlled via a series of buttons and an ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:57:16 PST
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Convert an 8mm Brownie movie camera into a mini media centre. Firstly the bad news - you have to destroy a vintage movie camera.  The good news though is these Kodak Brownie 8mm movie camera's are a dime a dozen and can be purchased really cheaply on eBay.   The Kodak Brownie 8 Movie Camera is a t...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:30 PST
Coin tumbler printer hack
Coin tumbler printer hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> liquidhandwash A Tumbler is use for cleaning or polishing small parts, coins or stones. I need one because Ive been doing a bit of relic hunting and Im finding lots of coins. Shop keepers will often refuse dirty coins and they are quite difficult to clean after they haven been in the ground for a few years. This s...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:54:57 PDT
Hack a dead HDD and an angle grinder disk into a small tool emery wheel
Hack a dead HDD and an angle grinder disk into a small tool emery wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> artifeffe Every x-acto knife, scalpel, chisel comes to a point where it needs to be re-sharpened. Every HDD eventually fails. Every angle grinder disk will eventually get too small to actually grind anything. With all these three simple assumptions verified in the same day and quite a bit of frus...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:29:42 PST
USB Flash Diskette
USB Flash Diskette - More DIY How To Projects]]> Analogue-Chick I made this USB flash diskette a couple of months ago after salvaging floppy disks for garbage from our school's computer laboratory. I wasn't really sure what to do with it, but I got a feeling of saving them for later. Maybe I could make a lampshade out of it or just anything if I have free time. ...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 07:02:15 PST
Bench Power supply
Bench Power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Re-purpose a Computer power supply into a Quad output Bench supply. I have been using this to test a multitude of different circuits and devices! Materials You will need to know basic soldering skills. A computer power supply. Several eyelet wire connectors. different coloured binding posts. ...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 21:09:03 PDT
Privacy monitor hacked from an old LCD Monitor
Privacy monitor hacked from an old LCD Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> dimovi Finally you can do something with that old LCD monitor you have in the garage. You can turn it into a privacy monitor! It looks all white to everybody except you, because you are wearing "magic" glasses! All you really have to have is a pair of old glasses, x-acto knife or a box cutter and some solv...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 23:33:26 PST
(2) Antique Crank Phone Hack
(2) Antique Crank Phone Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr.Bill I have a friend that owns Antique Alley an antique shop on Oahu in Hawai'i. One day Pak'e sold an old crank telephone, you know da kine, you crank to summon the operator named Sara to ask her to connect you to Sheriff Andy, to a nice old lady that probably remembers Using one. After the sale the lad...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 13:09:13 PST