Instructables: exploring - technology - science - cheap - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:49:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easily recharge alkaline batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easily-recharge-alkaline-batteries/
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By: CalcProgrammer1

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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 22:51:37 PDT
Wind Tube! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Tube/
Wind Tube! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you want to wind down or wind up, this tube is soon to be your favorite automatic aerodynamic magic. Like the giant bubble fan from Willy Wonka's factory, this easy to make wind tube is great for exploring what flies, spins, tumbles, soars and falls, all easily mobile for the teacher/parent/...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:10:48 PDT
How to DIY your own Magnetic Stirrer V2 (better than first version) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-DIY-your-own-Magnetic-Stirrer-V2-better-th/
How to DIY your own Magnetic Stirrer V2 (better than first version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/5KWR/HFD10SC4/F445KWRHFD10SC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/5KWR/HFD10SC4/F445KWRHFD10SC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/5KWR/HFD10SC4/F445KWRHFD10SC4.SMALL.jpg andreyeurope After I've published the first instructable about how to make a magnetic stirrer and after the constructive criticism I've got, I decided to make a new Magnetic Stirrer, an improved one. Then I start the research for what materials should I use for it. I make the circuit, the design of the case and ...
By: andreyeurope

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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 15:51:51 PDT
Super accurate level meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-accurate-level-meter/
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By: damoelld

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Thu, 14 May 2009 18:09:59 PDT
Easy but destructive wrist mounted flamethrower http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-but-destructive-wrist-mounted-flamethrower/
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By: xaviergoby

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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:31:33 PDT
Create a hardware store jet engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-hardware-store-jet-engine/
Create a hardware store jet engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/0ZXT/FHXUOMG5/FUQ0ZXTFHXUOMG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/0ZXT/FHXUOMG5/FUQ0ZXTFHXUOMG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/0ZXT/FHXUOMG5/FUQ0ZXTFHXUOMG5.SMALL.jpg pulsed Jet engines are fun.What could be better than fire,noise,and power?Unfortunatley jet engines of any type arent easy to make unless you have welding experience or acess to a machine shop. supplies you need. for the small jet y ou will need...a 1/8 by 1 1/2 brass nipple,A 1/8 by 3 brass nipple,A 1/...
By: pulsed

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Sun, 29 Jun 2008 10:31:24 PDT
Amazing & Graceful Egg Drop Contraption http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing--Graceful-Egg-Drop-Contraption/
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By: wkl

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Sun, 25 May 2008 01:58:09 PDT
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes This is a guide on how to build a medium sized Tesla coil. I built this one from parts I had laying around, all I had to buy was magnet wire, in all I spent less than $30! For those building their first coil, I would not suggest using this a standalone source of instructions. This is my first coil,...
By: MistaStokes

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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
Solar powered Reverse Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Vehicle/
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By: The Mak3rs

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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:59:47 PDT
Parallel Port 3 Axis CNC Driver, Opto-Isolated, Unipolar Steppers http://www.instructables.com/id/Parallel-Port-3-Axis-CNC-Driver-Opto-Isolated/
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By: ChromationSystems

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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 22:11:58 PST