Instructables: exploring - technology - tools - computer http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 01:14:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Benchtop Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Benchtop-Power-Supply/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:34:47 PDT
Talking Computer // Notepad Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Computer-Notepad-Tricks/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:28:54 PST
DIY cheep/safe heated water dish for pets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheepsafe-heated-water-dish-for-pets/
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By: matthew.b.lynch

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:25:30 PST
How to Create Your Own Font http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-font/
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Mon, 2 May 2011 13:58:11 PDT
Recycled HDD Rotary Sander for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-HDD-Rotary-Sander-for-5/
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 02:16:43 PDT
Yet another continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-continuity-tester/
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 12:02:32 PST
Aluminium Teflon Coated Mouse Pad For Optical Mice http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Teflon-Coated-Mouse-Pad-For-Optical-Mice/
Aluminium Teflon Coated Mouse Pad For Optical Mice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GNR4/G5703YI2/FHBGNR4G5703YI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GNR4/G5703YI2/FHBGNR4G5703YI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/GNR4/G5703YI2/FHBGNR4G5703YI2.SMALL.jpg Alphonsus Hey, this is my first Instructable so I hope I didn't mess it up to bad! Let me know how ! did! I recently got a new desk and and I had a lot of trouble with my optical mouse and its not functioning with the surface. I did a lot of research and found that new optical mice work very well on Teflon...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2010 14:12:28 PST
Convert A Computer Power supply to a Variable Bench Top Lab Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-A-Computer-Power-supply-to-a-Bench-Top-Lab/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 10:12:48 PST
LCS-1M - A Full-Featured, Low-Cost Hobby Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/LCS-1M-A-Full-Featured-Low-Cost-Hobby-Oscillosc/
LCS-1M - A Full-Featured, Low-Cost Hobby Oscilloscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/7WHF/FMSGH2UW/F1K7WHFFMSGH2UW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/7WHF/FMSGH2UW/F1K7WHFFMSGH2UW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/7WHF/FMSGH2UW/F1K7WHFFMSGH2UW.SMALL.jpg womai This instructable will show you how I developed a simple yet full-featured digital sampling oscilloscope that I hope will enable you to get a successful start in this domain. The main goals in this development were:Create something that is really usable in practice - i.e. it must have sufficient sam...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2008 22:39:52 PDT
adsl modem cooling fan mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Zoom-x5-adsl-modem-fan-mod-for-extra-cooling/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2008 07:54:04 PDT
the geek pack v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/the-geek-pack-v1.0/
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 02:28:21 PDT
Copper Heatsink on the Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Heatsink-on-the-Rocks/
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Tue, 19 Jun 2007 16:59:26 PDT
Clear Rubber E-Gear Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Clear-Rubber-Computer-Bags/
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Wed, 30 Aug 2006 19:43:55 PDT