Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:03:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bioplastics: Casein Plastic and Starch-Based Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioplastics-Casein-Plastic-and-Starch-Based-Plasti/
Bioplastics: Casein Plastic and Starch-Based Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/RQC2/IWWFJ1F3/F7ERQC2IWWFJ1F3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/RQC2/IWWFJ1F3/F7ERQC2IWWFJ1F3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/RQC2/IWWFJ1F3/F7ERQC2IWWFJ1F3.SMALL.jpg HoundDogRock Today, plastic is a term referring to the fossil based polymer that begun production on industrial scale in the 1940s. Nowadays, the products are used in applications ranging from cutlery to electronic devices and much more. In the year 2012, the total production of plastic reached 288 million tons,...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:35:02 PST
Smaller Dobsonian telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Smaller-Dobsonian-telescope/
Smaller Dobsonian telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZJ52/GQTM76O5/FTAZJ52GQTM76O5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZJ52/GQTM76O5/FTAZJ52GQTM76O5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZJ52/GQTM76O5/FTAZJ52GQTM76O5.SMALL.jpg arpruss I was been missing making a telescope, but didn't need another one. So I persuaded a colleague to make one with me. The optics were cheap--a 6" F/5 mirror (with a 1.5" secondary) from a Cloudy Nights seller for about $60. In classic style, this was going to be mounted in a Sonotube, with most of the...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 22:02:58 PDT
Introduction to finding forces in bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-finding-forces-in-bridge/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:03:43 PDT
Matlab Multithreading, EASY http://www.instructables.com/id/Matlab-Multithreading-EASY/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 09:06:36 PDT
How to Draw Peptide Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Peptide-Chains/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:08:33 PST
Making a Scabies Skin Scraping Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Scabies-Skin-Scraping-Kit/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2009 11:47:14 PDT
Ultrasonic Array http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Array/
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 01:27:58 PST
Make Sulfuric Acid by Copper Sulfate Electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Sulfuric-Acid-by-Copper-Sulfate-Electrolysis/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2009 20:56:37 PST
Truss Bridge 2 – Straws & Tape (A Challenge Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Truss-Bridge-2-Straws-Tape-A-Challenge-Project/
Truss Bridge 2 – Straws & Tape (A Challenge Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/PSCQ/IOKN9TPY/F5SPSCQIOKN9TPY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/PSCQ/IOKN9TPY/F5SPSCQIOKN9TPY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/PSCQ/IOKN9TPY/F5SPSCQIOKN9TPY.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello there,We're continuing with truss bridges. This project needs more accurate taping, which might be a tad difficult for primary students. However, I've done this project with a group of 3rd graders, and they were able to build sufficient truss bridges. Gather Your Supplies Supplies:A bag/box...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 07:37:07 PDT
Reacción química del permanganato de potasio con sacarosa en medio básico http://www.instructables.com/id/Reacción-Química-Del-Permanganato-De-Potasio-Con-S/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:40:49 PDT
Make Geneva Wheels of Any Size in a Easier Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Geneva-Wheels-of-Any-Size-in-a-Easier-Way/
Make Geneva Wheels of Any Size in a Easier Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/AF8T/JHIA310H/FVQAF8TJHIA310H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/AF8T/JHIA310H/FVQAF8TJHIA310H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/AF8T/JHIA310H/FVQAF8TJHIA310H.SMALL.gif iGreeny It's not so hard to find the formulas and diagrams if you want to design a Geneva wheel of your own, and you can do it following this article: Make Geneva wheels of any size and this video.but I feel it's not very friendly to non-engineer readers - at least it took me quite a while to pull out the m...
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Wed, 23 May 2018 17:31:12 PDT
Push Button Blinking Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Button-Blinking-Light/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2009 20:08:59 PST
High Velocity Vortex Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Velocity-Vortex-Cannon/
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Sat, 19 May 2018 21:15:02 PDT
Recycle Scrap Wood for the Enhancement of Spirits. http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Scrap-Wood-for-the-Enhancement-of-Spirits/
Recycle Scrap Wood for the Enhancement of Spirits. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/Y1HV/FTK89EUN/FTSY1HVFTK89EUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/Y1HV/FTK89EUN/FTSY1HVFTK89EUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/Y1HV/FTK89EUN/FTSY1HVFTK89EUN.SMALL.jpg strmrnnr The Idea is, that since alcohol does not age in glass, to use charred wood chips in your bottled spirits, to enhance the flavors of the spirits. This can, if done carefully, have the same effect as aging the spirits in a barrel This Instructable will explain how to make your own chips, how to use t...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2009 22:17:02 PDT
Make SMD to DIP adapters http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-SMD-to-DIP-adapters/
Make SMD to DIP adapters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/2QZV/FV4LSNKW/FZK2QZVFV4LSNKW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/2QZV/FV4LSNKW/FZK2QZVFV4LSNKW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/2QZV/FV4LSNKW/FZK2QZVFV4LSNKW.SMALL.jpg Nerdz Recently I had started to experiment with I2C communications, so I bought a bunch of IC's for learning how to use the I2C bus. The ICs were taken directly from Microchip, since they offered a board that has a bunch of stuff on it, however this board is $25, so I figure I could save myself some money...
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Thu, 28 May 2009 21:17:07 PDT
Quick and Easy Battery in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Battery-in-5-Minutes/
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Tue, 26 May 2009 12:46:09 PDT
Slayer Exciter Circuit (Poor Man's Tesla Coil) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slayer-Exciter-Circuit-Poor-Mans-Tesla-Coil/
Slayer Exciter Circuit (Poor Man's Tesla Coil) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/ECIO/J08EG0O4/FD3ECIOJ08EG0O4.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! Today I am going to show you how to make a Slayer Exciter Circuit, which works almost like a Tesla Coil. So what is a Slayer Exciter? It is a self-tuning and self-resonating Tesla Coil. Tesla Coil is an electrical Resonant Transformer Circuit that basically produces sparks, giant sp...
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:00:50 PDT
Water Alkalizer or Ioniser for 5$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Alkalizer-or-Ioniser-for-5/
Water Alkalizer or Ioniser for 5$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6PJT/G8JE9ZUC/F666PJTG8JE9ZUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6PJT/G8JE9ZUC/F666PJTG8JE9ZUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/6PJT/G8JE9ZUC/F666PJTG8JE9ZUC.SMALL.jpg cegu Water alkalizers cost from 700 up to 4000 dollars. Do they have any impact on health? Scientist say manly no, but there are quite a few positive testimonials.  This Instructable is only for showing the basic concept of how those devices work, so it's not for practical use. The main science in those...
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Wed, 28 Apr 2010 04:46:05 PDT
DIY Pressure Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pressure-Chamber/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:35:09 PST
Constructing Geodesic Spheres on Google SketchUp http://www.instructables.com/id/Construct-Geodesic-Spheres-on-Google-SketchUp/
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Thu, 12 Aug 2010 04:21:53 PDT
View 3d Vr google videos without glasses (yes it´s possible) http://www.instructables.com/id/View-3d-Vr-google-videos-without-glasses-yes-its-p/
View 3d Vr google videos without glasses (yes it´s possible) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/L2AS/IF3ST6EO/FHCL2ASIF3ST6EO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/L2AS/IF3ST6EO/FHCL2ASIF3ST6EO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/L2AS/IF3ST6EO/FHCL2ASIF3ST6EO.SMALL.jpg Ac7ion Its very easy, after you master the technique, you may need a few attempts but it works !View 3d Vr google videos without glasses, using only your monitor screen, just follow the steps shown on this video and you can experience the feeling provided by the cardboard VR, keep trying, you may need a fe...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:21:46 PDT
Easy Cloud In A Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cloud-In-A-Bottle/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:35:34 PDT
How to Build a High-Powered Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-High-Powered-Rocket/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 13:29:56 PDT
Lets Make an Augmented Reality App in 6 MINUTES! TRUMP EDITION http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-an-Augmented-Reality-App-in-6-MINUTES-TR/
Lets Make an Augmented Reality App in 6 MINUTES! TRUMP EDITION - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/TXRB/J0SEJENB/FYITXRBJ0SEJENB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/TXRB/J0SEJENB/FYITXRBJ0SEJENB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/TXRB/J0SEJENB/FYITXRBJ0SEJENB.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 This tutorial will show you how to make an Augmented Reality App in 6 minutes. We will use the Unity3D video game engine and the Vuforia plugin to make a marker based AR app for Android or IOS. We will go through getting a 3D model of Trump showing up on a fiducial marker and also set up an on scre...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:06:33 PDT
plant press http://www.instructables.com/id/plant-press/
plant press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/HICY/G1ZGTVHN/F9GHICYG1ZGTVHN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/HICY/G1ZGTVHN/F9GHICYG1ZGTVHN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/HICY/G1ZGTVHN/F9GHICYG1ZGTVHN.SMALL.jpg handprints As part of a science project, my daughter needed to prepare herbarium vouchers to substantiate her research.  So, I made her a plant press.CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS REGARDING COLLECTING BEFORE YOU PICK ANYTHING!  Get proper permits etc.Basically, I made two identical, incredibly simple frames.Unfortunat...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 22:36:22 PST
rubber band powered ornithopter http://www.instructables.com/id/rubber-band-powered-ornithopter/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 05:36:58 PST
Detecting cosmic muons in a simple can http://www.instructables.com/id/Detecting-cosmis-muons-in-a-simple-can/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 03:38:51 PDT
Lobster Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Lobster-Dissection/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:24:12 PDT
Aragoscope: Scrap Hard Disc As a Prototype Space Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Aragoscope/
Aragoscope: Scrap Hard Disc As a Prototype Space Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/5UJD/JG74SOJ0/FP45UJDJG74SOJ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/5UJD/JG74SOJ0/FP45UJDJG74SOJ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/5UJD/JG74SOJ0/FP45UJDJG74SOJ0.SMALL.jpg jellmeister Few people have ever heard of an Aragoscope, and it is a concept that sounds bonkers...Take the lens off your camera so you just have the bare sensor. Then stick a disc between you and the object you want to image so it is pretty much the only thing that is not in direct line of sight of the sensor....
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 03:35:38 PDT
DIY vacuum chamber for experiments http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vacuum-Chamber-for-Experiments/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 03:30:40 PDT
Mousetrap Powered Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mousetrap-Powered-Boat/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:57:15 PDT
How to Read a Simple Mass Spectrum http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Simple-Mass-Spectrum/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:51:22 PST
Solar-powered algae bioreactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-algae-bioreactor/
Solar-powered algae bioreactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/HL9T/FVW21ILE/FCLHL9TFVW21ILE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/HL9T/FVW21ILE/FCLHL9TFVW21ILE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/HL9T/FVW21ILE/FCLHL9TFVW21ILE.SMALL.jpg middlenamefrank Creating a solar-powered, no running cost, algae bioreactor. Finished bioreactor I apologize for not getting any pictures during construction of my solar-powered algae bioreactor, but I only decided to make an instructable out of it after the fact. There are many diy's about making biodiesel out ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 18:54:12 PDT
How To Build a Valved Pop-Pop Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Valved-Pop-Pop-Boat/
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By: LetsBuildOne

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 12:01:46 PST
How to Make a Topographic Model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Topographic-Model/
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By: Kelly U.B

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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 07:04:29 PDT
How to Design a Skateboard Frame Using Science http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Skateboard-Frame-Using-Science/
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 11:13:32 PDT
Vacuum Chamber Cocktail Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Vacuum-Chamber-Cocktail-Mixer/
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By: Uberme

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:52:35 PDT
Make a Tellurion (sun-earth-moon Orrery) for Your Kid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tellurion-sun-earth-moon-Orrery-for-Your-Ki/
Make a Tellurion (sun-earth-moon Orrery) for Your Kid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SMALL.jpg HuidongT A tellurion is a module for simulating the movement of earth and moon. This kind of module can be found in museum, but seldom seen in market. Some simplified version of tellurion can be found on internet, however a complete (almost) tellurion module was seldom made by DIYers. In this manual, I will ...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 07:48:47 PDT
Magnetic Stirrer Hotplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Stirrer-Hotplate-1/
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 23:53:59 PDT
How to make gold plating solution. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Gold-Plating-Solution/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 16:01:34 PST
Recycled Newtonian Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Newtonian-Telescope/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 07:00:46 PDT
How To Create A Wet Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-A-Wet-Mount/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:36:26 PST
Using WiiChuck Adapter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-WiiChuck-Adapter-with-Arduino/
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Tue, 9 Mar 2010 17:07:52 PST
A simple protocol for making iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-protocol-for-making-ironII-III-oxide-magn/
A simple protocol for making iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/X20S/IH0YL3ZR/FT4X20SIH0YL3ZR.SMALL.jpg raulkaap Hello.In my first Instructable, I am going to describe the synthesis of iron(II, III) oxide (magnetite).Iron(II, III) oxide is a compound which exhibits ferrimagnetism. It has many uses and a lot of them are descibed on the Internet, some of them also on Instructables. The uses of magnetite range f...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:58:05 PST
Make Sulfuric acid (metabisulfite/oxidizer method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Sulfuric-acid-metabisulfiteoxidizer-method/
Make Sulfuric acid (metabisulfite/oxidizer method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ANLE/FWI9UZXO/FIIANLEFWI9UZXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ANLE/FWI9UZXO/FIIANLEFWI9UZXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ANLE/FWI9UZXO/FIIANLEFWI9UZXO.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We make concentrated sulfuric acid from sodium metabisulfite, hydrochloric acid and an oxidant such as hydrogen peroxide or nitric acid.Warning: The procedures in this video produce large quantities of toxic gases and deal with highly corrosive acids. All work must be performed in a fume hood with p...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2009 20:56:42 PDT
Let's Galvanize At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Galvanize-At-Home/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:32:12 PDT
remote model rocket ignitor http://www.instructables.com/id/remote-model-rocket-ignitor/
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Sun, 18 May 2008 13:38:47 PDT
Turn Lead Into Gold, With Modern Alchemy http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Lead-Into-Gold-With-Modern-Alchemy/
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Sun, 2 Apr 2017 22:24:29 PDT
Build an Electrostatic Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Electrostatic-Motor/
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Wed, 23 Aug 2006 13:39:23 PDT
Solar rc conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-rc-conversion/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 17:49:15 PDT