Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 14:15:02 PST BLOX v1.01 3D Scanner: FabScan Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Scanner-FabScan-Pi/
3D Scanner: FabScan Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/UFAR/IKBHWDBV/FH7UFARIKBHWDBV.SMALL.jpg janth There are several way to build an affordable 3D scanner for your home. One way is to make photos (maybe even automatisied) from all sides of an object and let Autodesk 123D Catch do its magic. Another option is to use a depth camera like the Kinect and place your object on a rotating table and get d...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 10:18:38 PST
Using KeyBoard & Mouse on Android!? http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-KeyBoard-Mouse-on-Android/
Using KeyBoard & Mouse on Android!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NPJ1/IKBHWA9R/F2PNPJ1IKBHWA9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NPJ1/IKBHWA9R/F2PNPJ1IKBHWA9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/NPJ1/IKBHWA9R/F2PNPJ1IKBHWA9R.SMALL.jpg diyfuntech Ever Wondered Using A Keyboard And a Mouse On You Phone On The Go?This Instructable Will Guide You To Do So.Applications-:1)Helping Elders to type using Key Board If They Find It difficult to Type Using Touch2)Easy To Use,A nice Way To Show Off Your Friends and Family Using a computer Mouse.3)It Hel...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 10:09:13 PST
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
3D Printed electric Longboard V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Longboard-V2/
3D Printed electric Longboard V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/KWLO/IKBHV4AT/FXTKWLOIKBHV4AT.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal This is my second version of my 3d printed electric long board. You can find the first version here.I saw these videos on the internet with people riding electric skateboard and going really fast. The practical applications of these boards as a means of transport caught my attention. Not to mention,...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:26:10 PST
CNC Egg Shell Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Egg-Shell-Engraving/
CNC Egg Shell Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/0EHW/IK7BZYNF/F4W0EHWIK7BZYNF.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is a CNC egg shell hollow out engraving procedure. ​​Prepare a pic Get a image from the net or create your own image. Compress the height of the pic to about 77% of original The aim is to compensate the image distortion from flat surface to curve surface. Sort out the sharp corners from...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:53:21 PST
Linux shell script conversion for 3d-video and pictures http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-Shell-Script-Conversion-for-3d-video-and-Pic/
Linux shell script conversion for 3d-video and pictures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/0UJL/IK7BZZLU/FVQ0UJLIK7BZZLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/0UJL/IK7BZZLU/FVQ0UJLIK7BZZLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/0UJL/IK7BZZLU/FVQ0UJLIK7BZZLU.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This little instructable shows how to use the linux-shell to convert 3d-video files and 3d-picture files to a format for the google cardboard. I have the rare privilege to own a Fuji Real 3D W3. When I bought it some years ago it was a rather expensive camera. The technical features of the camera it...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 03:35:25 PST
Wifi Photobooth with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Photobooth-With-a-Raspberry-Pi/
Wifi Photobooth with a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XZM1/IK7C025A/FGTXZM1IK7C025A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XZM1/IK7C025A/FGTXZM1IK7C025A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XZM1/IK7C025A/FGTXZM1IK7C025A.SMALL.jpg andyk75 This project is about a photobooth totally controlled and operated by just one raspberry pi. You can even operate it with a 12V car battery for quite a while. What you can do with it: Set it up as a normal photobooth for marriages, birthdays or just for fun. When someone touches the screen, a countd...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 04:46:13 PST
Oak & Acrylic Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Acrylic-Nixie-Clock/
Oak & Acrylic Nixie Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/P1AN/IKBHUA9A/FZ2P1ANIKBHUA9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/P1AN/IKBHUA9A/FZ2P1ANIKBHUA9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/P1AN/IKBHUA9A/FZ2P1ANIKBHUA9A.SMALL.jpg WhiteClockCompany I've always been fascinated by how things work, what makes them tick, and it turned into an expensive obsession of taking things apart. I was never very good at making things though, lacking the patience of process to get things just right, choosing to hack at things with little precision. Measure t...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 06:24:49 PST
Arduino Smart Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Smart-Dryer/
Arduino Smart Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/DOYR/IKBFN11U/F7XDOYRIKBFN11U.SMALL.jpg Ali-Kazemian This project uses Arduino Uno to build an automatic dryer which only activates when the paper, towel or piece of cloth (connected to probes) is wet to a certain degree. As the amount of water in the target material changes, the corresponding resistance changes, and based on that Arduino turns on or ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 06:19:16 PST
The Lum 3D Printer: Lower Frame and Conveyor Module for Infiniprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Loom-Printer-Infini-Printing-Assembly/
The Lum 3D Printer: Lower Frame and Conveyor Module for Infiniprinting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/3J8E/IKBHSWEM/FCL3J8EIKBHSWEM.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian This is Part 2 of the Loom Printer assembly documentation. It will cover the fabrication and assembly of the machine frame and the conveyor module that allows for "infini-printing" objects of arbitrary length. Full CAD for the project can be downloaded here. Print the Build Belt The Loom Print...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:55:21 PST
Digital Gauss Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Gauss-Meter/
Digital Gauss Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/GWDW/IK7BXVOV/FGZGWDWIK7BXVOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/GWDW/IK7BXVOV/FGZGWDWIK7BXVOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/GWDW/IK7BXVOV/FGZGWDWIK7BXVOV.SMALL.jpg IamWe Everyone likes magnets. Playing with the invisible magic force of permanent magnets is from all ages.Tinkering with coils, relays and many other magnetic devices needs sometimes a measuring tool for magnet field density and North and South Pole detection.With a Gauss meter you can measure a magnetic...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 09:35:19 PST
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/BSL4/IK7BYWJE/FZJBSL4IK7BYWJE.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
Panel Meter Weather Station With Photon http://www.instructables.com/id/Panel-Meter-Weather-Station-With-Photon/
Panel Meter Weather Station With Photon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/XRCX/IKBHSPP8/FLRXRCXIKBHSPP8.SMALL.jpg practicalengineering For me, discussing the weather is more than idle small talk. So when I got interested in web-enabled electronics (the Internet of Things), I knew immediately that my first IoT project would be related to the first thing I do when I log onto my computer at work each day: check the weather. This "weat...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:19:21 PST
Silicone lens for smartphone microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-Lens-for-Smartphone-Microscope/
Silicone lens for smartphone microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/NQ32/IKBFMMFC/F37NQ32IKBFMMFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/NQ32/IKBFMMFC/F37NQ32IKBFMMFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/NQ32/IKBFMMFC/F37NQ32IKBFMMFC.SMALL.jpg eyrops Cheap lenses are getting better! It is now possible to make an inexpensive digital microscope using a phone with a camera coupled with another lens. There has been a huge amount of interest in doing this as demonstrated in many Instructables. While these do not replace expensive digital microscop...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 15:58:48 PST
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van http://www.instructables.com/id/110-Stop-Motion-Ice-Cream-Van/
1:10 stop motion Ice cream van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/KBM0/IKA2F4I4/FSMKBM0IKA2F4I4.SMALL.jpg abmodelmaking Are you making a very specific stop motion film that revolves around an ice cream van? Well good news! Here's how to make one! I made this at university for a project which meant I had access to a great deal of machines and facilities making for a particularly interesting and varied build. CAD des...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:58:39 PST
Usb lamp with timer&dimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-Lamp-With-Timerdimmer/
Usb lamp with timer&dimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/U1WA/IKA2F4JK/FY1U1WAIKA2F4JK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/U1WA/IKA2F4JK/FY1U1WAIKA2F4JK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/U1WA/IKA2F4JK/FY1U1WAIKA2F4JK.SMALL.jpg maria_AI 555 monostable circuit YOU'LL NEED: You'll need:555 timer ICResistors (10ohm, 200k, 1k)Capacitors (0.6mF, 10nF)StripboardPushbuttonSlide switchDiodePotentiometers (500k, 10k)Soldering iron & solderUsb cable( cut off the head that goes to your mobile device, ignore the green and whit wire, what yo...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:55:21 PST
Music Box Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Box-Doorbell/
Music Box Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/D4JD/IKA2E9RK/F7ND4JDIKA2E9RK.SMALL.jpg cdesjardins My apartment in Amsterdam has a very old and extremely loud doorbell. I decided to make a new one, because I was tired of being startled every time someone rang the doorbell. I had a music box sitting around, and an arduino mega, and I have a few prototype shields for the Mega that I designed a whil...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:23:16 PST
Quick Arduino Hygrometer (Humidity Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Arduino-Hygrometer-Humidity-Sensor/
Quick Arduino Hygrometer (Humidity Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/GLJU/IKA08INJ/F6SGLJUIKA08INJ.SMALL.jpg jazzycamel We have been having some condensation and mould issues in our apartment recently due to, I think, the humidity levels. Our property is relatively newly built and, as such, has very good insulation properties (double glazed windows etc.). The side effect of this is that there is very little ventilati...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:58:42 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
Power Your Bathroom by Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Your-Bathroom-by-Water-Tap/
Power Your Bathroom by Water Tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/3NJO/IKA07P97/FCR3NJOIKA07P97.SMALL.jpg taifur Shortage of Electrical energy is a big problem in my country and load shading occurs regularly here. So, most of the time I think about energy efficiency and renewable energy. Suddenly one thing came to my mind, why I am not using the water flow of bathroom water tap to light my bathroom. Bathroom d...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 03:05:08 PST
Create a custom 3D printable prosthetic device using data from a CT scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Custom-3D-Printable-Prosthetic-Device-Usi/
Create a custom 3D printable prosthetic device using data from a CT scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/KH1M/IKA2DK29/F85KH1MIKA2DK29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/KH1M/IKA2DK29/F85KH1MIKA2DK29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/KH1M/IKA2DK29/F85KH1MIKA2DK29.SMALL.jpg Cosninety This Instructable illustrates how to create a custom 3D printable prosthetic device using data from a CT scanner. In this case, I will illustrate the process for creating a custom trachea stent. This Instructable does not include information relating to the use of CT scanner or a 3D printer.First, h...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 05:14:54 PST
Repair Broken Glasses with 3D printer - HowTo http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Broken-Glasses-With-3D-Printer-HowTo/
Repair Broken Glasses with 3D printer - HowTo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PU8E/IKA070VR/FWJPU8EIKA070VR.SMALL.jpg NespLab Hi! I have not great knowledge or big machines, but I have problems. Yeah.So, this time my little brother broke his glasses, again. Since this is the third time in one year, I decided to try repairing them, so I'll show you how I did. As you can see, the problem was not only a fracture in the frame,...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:01:29 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/6J72/IK7BTML9/FTL6J72IK7BTML9.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Old school arcade games are back! Learn how to make a marquee lightbox and bring your favorite game to any room!Don't know a lot about wood-working? Neither do I! I made this to help me learn!If anyone is a wood-shop expert, feel free to give some tips! Video Watch this video instead of the writt...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
555 Timer Calculator for RaspberryPi, Arduino, or a Linux PC http://www.instructables.com/id/555-Timer-Calculator-for-RaspberryPi-Arduino-or-a-/
555 Timer Calculator for RaspberryPi, Arduino, or a Linux PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/3848/IK7BTCSV/FYV3848IK7BTCSV.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This instructable is a calculator to determine the resistor and capacitor values to use in common 555 timer circuits. I have included versions for the RaspberryPi and the Arduino with simple circuits to blink two LEDs like the 555 would. The version for a Linux PC only shows the printed values.The I...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 07:10:54 PST
Assembling the Bright Pi -- LEDs for your Raspberry Pi camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-the-Bright-Pi-LEDs-for-Your-Raspberry-P/
Assembling the Bright Pi -- LEDs for your Raspberry Pi camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/4T0Q/IK8MYJNH/FJY4T0QIK8MYJNH.SMALL.jpg mmanuel2 In this instructable you will learn how to assemble the Bright Pi circuit board with steps and images. Gather the parts and your tools The Bright Pi kit can be purchased here: https://www.pi-supply.com/product/bright-pi-bright...You'll need: soldering iron solder side cutters small Phillips screw...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:51:21 PST
RASPBERRY PI nRF24L01+ Mini-Hat/Proto-Board http://www.instructables.com/id/RASPBERRY-PI-NRF24L01-Mini-HatProto-Board/
RASPBERRY PI nRF24L01+ Mini-Hat/Proto-Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/72KF/IK7BRSXH/FE772KFIK7BRSXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/72KF/IK7BRSXH/FE772KFIK7BRSXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/72KF/IK7BRSXH/FE772KFIK7BRSXH.SMALL.jpg SeanT24 I wanted a custom board to add nRF24L01+ radios to my Raspberry Pi's. I wanted the solution to be reasonably elegant and fit into my Pi cases without removing the capability of adding a camera and other accessories. This basically fit the requirement of the HAT, although I did not want to stick too ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:38:19 PST
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-LCD-RTC-SD-Logger-Temperature/
Soil Moisture Sensor (LCD, RTC, SD Logger, Temperature) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ERNM/IKBFM68I/F4ZERNMIKBFM68I.SMALL.jpg WojciechM3 As my projects evolved in my mind there comes a time to make the ideas come truth and so the project below became reality. Its an Arduino based soil moisture sensor, with 16,x2 LCD, real time clock (which keeps time even if the power supply is disconnected), temperature sensor and SD data logger. It...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 01:09:02 PST
How to make a Variable Zoom Head Lens from a photocamera's telescopic lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Variable-Zoom-Head-Lens-From-a-Photo/
How to make a Variable Zoom Head Lens from a photocamera's telescopic lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9SID/IK7BS968/F4Q9SIDIK7BS968.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9SID/IK7BS968/F4Q9SIDIK7BS968.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/9SID/IK7BS968/F4Q9SIDIK7BS968.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat For all magnifying glass enthousiasts, precision art workers, investigators, biologists, micro electrotechnicians, jewelrepairmen, Borg, and many more, improve life and joy, build a Variable Zoom Head Lens.Having both hands free for your expert work and at the same time having eye for crystal clear...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 02:41:39 PST
Q5 a Star Wars Themed Astromech Driod http://www.instructables.com/id/Q5-a-Star-Wars-Themed-Astromech-Driod/
Q5 a Star Wars Themed Astromech Driod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/34OZ/IK8KR6T7/FTU34OZIK8KR6T7.SMALL.jpg SpecialRobotBuilders So you are a fan of the Star Wars Universe and you want to build your own representation of a working Astomech Driod. If you're not concerned with accuracy but just want something that looks good and works then this Instructable is for you. By searching through some household items you can build o...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:59:36 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
LED Sound Reactive Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/Z2C5/IK8MXN1Y/FYZZ2C5IK8MXN1Y.SMALL.jpg nlewkowitz I really liked Dan Chen's Instructable Ex Machina Sound Reactive LED Wall. It was so easy to follow, and the results were great. I created version using cardboard and vellum, as you can see in the image with the red LED lights in the middle - note the Arduino and breadboard hanging off the side.The ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
The HacqueBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-HacqueBoard/
The HacqueBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/6IM0/IK7BPGP1/F0E6IM0IK7BPGP1.SMALL.jpg thegrendel The Protopalette is a commercially available prototyping workbench for the Arduino and similar microcontrollers. Unfortunately, there exists no similar tool for the more powerful credit card sized computers, the ones that are capable of running a full-fledged operating system. Well, there wasn't one...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:25:56 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
How to 3D print an animation inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-3D-Print-an-Animation-Inspired-by-Kurt-Vonn/
How to 3D print an animation inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/W0K1/IK7N8D3A/FXUW0K1IK7N8D3A.SMALL.jpg Steve Crayons Most 3D printers work by taking a 3D file (like an STL), and slicing it into a stack of 2D files. The 2D files are then printed one on top of the other to create the final 3D form. Here we'll start with a 2D animation and use the individual frames as slices to create a 3D object.Our animation is goi...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 08:22:15 PST
5-Min Project: Mini Probe Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Min-Project-Mini-Probe-Hooks/
5-Min Project: Mini Probe Hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7HZU/I7YLI9ZK/FBW7HZUI7YLI9ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7HZU/I7YLI9ZK/FBW7HZUI7YLI9ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/7HZU/I7YLI9ZK/FBW7HZUI7YLI9ZK.SMALL.jpg nqtronix Breadboard are great! They allow incredible fast prototyping of most small circuits in not time. This is ideal if you just want to get some quick measurements before soldering the final circuit together.Naturally the workspace gets messy really soon. And it gets worse as soon as you try to attach yo...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 12:36:20 PDT
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Snow-Heart-Valentine/
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Don't let the leftover snow from the recent "Snowzilla" storm go to waste. Show your loved ones how much you care with a giant Valentine's Day snow heart in the front yard. Not your average snow heart, this display is jazzed up by embedding color-changing LED holiday lights into the snow for a br...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:57:45 PST
Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Music-Player-and-Sequencer-With-LittleBits/
Robotic Music Player and Sequencer With LittleBits AKA Fruityloops IRL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/JAN5/IK77HLBD/FG4JAN5IK77HLBD.SMALL.jpg lamedust So I, along with many other mammals, love to make music! I make goofy sounds, fun raps, but often I find myself playing music by myself and I wish I had a robot friend that can lay down some wicked beats. That's why I made a drum and tone sequencer with the littleBits synth kit platform. Similar to...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:50:58 PST
SMS mailbox notifier on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Mailbox-Notifier/
SMS mailbox notifier on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/W65X/IK77HKU7/FPWW65XIK77HKU7.SMALL.jpg ArturS8 If you shop online, then you often find yourself waiting for a delivery. This requires checking the mailbox frequently which is fine if you have your mailbox in sight. But if you live on a high floor of an apartament building that has shared mailboxes downstaris, then taking the trip down and back c...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:44:27 PST
International Space Station Tracker/Pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/International-Space-Station-TrackerPointer/
International Space Station Tracker/Pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/6QIL/IJYV9S03/F7V6QILIJYV9S03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/6QIL/IJYV9S03/F7V6QILIJYV9S03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/6QIL/IJYV9S03/F7V6QILIJYV9S03.SMALL.jpg practicalengineering There’s a growing movement of people who believe that our space agencies are underfunded and that humanity isn’t paying enough attention to our present accomplishments and future plans in space exploration. Well, I know one way to direct attention to something: Point at it. This is the first prototy...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:49:24 PST
Fitted camera case from old tool case http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-Camera-Case-From-Old-Tool-Case/
Fitted camera case from old tool case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/73FH/IK75B2U1/FVJ73FHIK75B2U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/73FH/IK75B2U1/FVJ73FHIK75B2U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/73FH/IK75B2U1/FVJ73FHIK75B2U1.SMALL.jpg philslizzy I've got some pretty heavy camera gear that I want to go in a flight case. I bought some of that cubed foam but it was too soft to protect my camera and lenses and distorted pretty quick. I needed something firmer than the foam. I had considered upholstery foam but its messy to cut and not easy to g...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:03:01 PST
Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
Flashy steampunk goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey guys,Here is a small project that includes a little bit of crafting and a little bit of coding. It's really accessible to anyone with basic soldering skills and should not take you more than a couple hours once you have all the parts you need.Those goggles can display every imaginable colour and...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
UNO R3 2.8 TFT Touch Screen with SD Card Socket for Arduino Board Module http://www.instructables.com/id/UNO-R3-28-TFT-Touch-Screen-With-SD-Card-Socket-for/
UNO R3 2.8 TFT Touch Screen with SD Card Socket for Arduino Board Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KF71/IK5S39UP/FWBKF71IK5S39UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KF71/IK5S39UP/FWBKF71IK5S39UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/KF71/IK5S39UP/FWBKF71IK5S39UP.SMALL.jpg dmainmon Trying to get this touch screen display working has caused some people frustration. The unit came in an anti-static bag as shown in the pictures with a stylus and NO documentation. After searching around I found some libraries and arduino code that worked with this module. After some modifications I...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:53:01 PST
HDR EyeGlass: from cyborg welding helmets to Wearable Computing in everyday life http://www.instructables.com/id/HDR-EyeGlass-From-Cyborg-Welding-Helmets-to-Wearab/
HDR EyeGlass: from cyborg welding helmets to Wearable Computing in everyday life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/46W9/IK5S1QTS/FZ646W9IK5S1QTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/46W9/IK5S1QTS/FZ646W9IK5S1QTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/46W9/IK5S1QTS/FZ646W9IK5S1QTS.SMALL.jpg SteveMann This Instructable is not a lesson on how to use existing HDR (High Dynamic Range) software. Instead it gives you a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) approach to writing your own HDR software, and creating your own systems that can potentially go beyond what's out there already, or at the very least give you a s...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 22:28:25 PST
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Low-Power-Supply-From-a-Discarded-DV/
How to make a low-power Power Supply Unit from discarded DVD player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/ZB0A/IJYV8X0U/F2AZB0AIJYV8X0U.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat Have had enough of taping together batteries or making tagliatelli of wires to provide some volts for your electronic project? Yes you have !Instead of buying a new PSU (power supply unit) why not use a power circuit board of discarded A/V equipment or other home appliances. Many audiovisual devices...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:17:49 PST
Fading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-Lamp/
Fading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SMALL.jpg pascal0312 Hey everybody,This will be a tutorial to make a lamp that gives a pulsating light. There are leds inside the lamp and when you turn it on it gives a nice fading effect.I decided to create a hexagon shape since I'm not an expert in AutoCAD and I tried to create another shape but this was too big and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:06:04 PST
TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector http://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-MR3040-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/
TP-LINK TL-MR3040 Antenna Mod using U.FL SMT connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/O588/IK5PYWNK/F4FO588IK5PYWNK.SMALL.jpg the_plaid_scientist Wanted to expand the range of my MR3040 by adding an external antenna via a new SMT U.FL connector and RP-SMA pigtail. No fancy tools or special training required to build.I've also done the WR703Nhttp://www.instructables.com/id/TP-LINK-TL-WR703N-Antenna-Mod-Using-UFL-SMT-Connec/ Gather Materials ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:18:35 PST
Motor Driver Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Driver-Module/
Motor Driver Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/8F9Z/IJYV3QTC/FDK8F9ZIJYV3QTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/8F9Z/IJYV3QTC/FDK8F9ZIJYV3QTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/8F9Z/IJYV3QTC/FDK8F9ZIJYV3QTC.SMALL.jpg ammar Khalil Hi guys.This is my first Instructable , Hope you'll like it.In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a motor driver module for just $1 and few Buks. Its very easy to make ,but all you need is some basic Soldering skills. If you are expert in making PCB and designing layout for your boa...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:12:35 PST
METER STAND http://www.instructables.com/id/METER-STAND/
METER STAND - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/E3CS/IK4AKH4Y/FNIE3CSIK4AKH4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/E3CS/IK4AKH4Y/FNIE3CSIK4AKH4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/E3CS/IK4AKH4Y/FNIE3CSIK4AKH4Y.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC THUMP...my meter fell over AGAIN.I worked in a shop with six other people.And every day this happened even thoughsome meters have a junky wire stand tokeep the meter upright. But try to change scales or pull too hard on the leadsand THUMP. So for thirty years I was going to make a proper stand...tom...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 08:59:38 PST
How to Send Art Into Outer Space http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Send-Art-Into-Outer-Space/
How to Send Art Into Outer Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/4TWU/IJYUL6EU/FAZ4TWUIJYUL6EU.SMALL.jpg noahw In February of 2014, a small team of employees from Planet Labs came to Autodesk's Pier 9 to tour our workshop and offices. As we walked and talked, we communed over common values, similar interests, and shared our desire to learn from our respective creative communities. What followed from that d...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:08:48 PST