Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:18:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glowing LED Mushroom Log Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-LED-Mushroom-Log-Lamp/
Glowing LED Mushroom Log Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/CD8L/ITKIWSJM/F0ECD8LITKIWSJM.SMALL.jpg AviKado In this instructable i will show you how to make a bluetooth-controlled, color changing, LED mushroom log lamp!I have tried several times to grow bioluminescent mushrooms, and though i had some success, they were not the big-glowing mushrooms i had fantasized about. So i built my own. Ingredients ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:26:39 PDT
LED Trick-or-Treat Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Trick-or-Treat-Alarm/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:02:57 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
Open Sesame - DIY Door Opening IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Sesame-DIY-Door-Opening-IoT/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:14:35 PDT
Fiber Optic Steampunk Squid Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Steampunk-Squid-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:52:29 PDT
Neopixel Talk to the Burning Bush Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Talk-to-the-Burning-Bush-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:45:23 PDT
Y200 - A Poor Baby Tricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Y200-a-Poor-Baby-Tricopter/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:37:13 PDT
Plant shelves growing system http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Shelves-Growing-System/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:18:30 PDT
MagicBall Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MagicBall-Rainbow-Light/
MagicBall Rainbow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/8WU8/ITJW7VN1/FO78WU8ITJW7VN1.SMALL.jpg chienline I see Halloween as something creepy, or something like ... "Magic".This rainbow lamp can be used as a night lamp or bring it on Halloween party and show some magic to your friends and kids. It is powered by an Arduino and the trick is on the light dependent resistor to turn on/off the light. It also...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:41:48 PDT
Linear-Cam Driven Keyboard Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Cam-Driven-Keyboard-Drawer/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:06:47 PDT
Rechargeable Flashlight With Hand-Crank Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-Flashlight-With-Hand-Crank-Generator/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:17:55 PDT
FULLY FUNCTIONAL Camera Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/FULLY-FUNCTIONAL-Camera-Costume/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:41:10 PDT
Sound Blocking Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Blocking-Headphones/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 07:43:12 PDT
Make Time Lapse Videos Using Raspberry Pi (11 Lines of Code) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Time-Lapse-Videos-Using-Raspberry-Pi-11-Lines/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:00:26 PDT
Arduino Theremin Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Theremin-Box/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:53:03 PDT
Light Painting With 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painting-With-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:18:09 PDT
Cheap 6 X AA to 1 X 9v Battery Conversion (on Boss ME-30) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-6-X-AA-to-1-X-9v-Battery-Conversion-on-Boss-/
Cheap 6 X AA to 1 X 9v Battery Conversion (on Boss ME-30) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/Q5R6/ITCHKXZD/F0GQ5R6ITCHKXZD.SMALL.jpg leeroystake Today I'm converting a Boss ME-30 guitar effects simulator, designed to run from 6 AA batteries to instead use a single 9v battery. Why would I do such a thing? I was given this from a friend who purchased it online as working, but unfortunately someone had left old batteries in there which had l...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 02:03:34 PDT
WindTrain 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/WindTrain-20/
WindTrain 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CIMQ/ITCHFBKO/FUHCIMQITCHFBKO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CIMQ/ITCHFBKO/FUHCIMQITCHFBKO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/CIMQ/ITCHFBKO/FUHCIMQITCHFBKO.SMALL.jpg edip1108 The aim of this prototype was to develop a wind train from our last model - the Windtrain Protei Land Yacht. And that would have both improved performance and construction compare to the last model we had. We were more interested in making a single module that functioned well on its own than a long ...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 05:10:49 PDT
How to Make a Dehumidifier (Thermoelectric Cooling) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dehumidifier-Thermoelectric-Cooling/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:18:00 PDT
HOMEMADE CLAW MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-CLAW-MACHINE/
HOMEMADE CLAW MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/11YW/ITHKMJYT/F1L11YWITHKMJYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/11YW/ITHKMJYT/F1L11YWITHKMJYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/11YW/ITHKMJYT/F1L11YWITHKMJYT.SMALL.jpg -MMM- This is the second and new Version of my Claw Machine (Old Version)As I announced in my first Version, the "new" Machine will be painted and setted up with an Arduino. Part list These are the most important parts I bought for the Claw Machine V2:Arduino MEGA, 2x 8 Arduino Relays, Mp3 module, acce...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:56:58 PDT
Lucas Carbide Lamp Converted to Multi Colored LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucas-Carbide-Lamp-Converted-to-Multi-Colored-LED/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:39:37 PDT
Night Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Lighting/
Night Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/LTC5/ITCHJP8N/FXDLTC5ITCHJP8N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/LTC5/ITCHJP8N/FXDLTC5ITCHJP8N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/LTC5/ITCHJP8N/FXDLTC5ITCHJP8N.SMALL.jpg NadaFab Many of us wake up in the night and get up from their beds to drink or anything else, you open your eyes but the light is turned off then you get up from the bed and you barely can see your hand, you start walking and suddenly you hit anything. Therefore, it comes to my mind an idea make a Nightligh...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:10:40 PDT
Haunted Portrait for less than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-Portrait-for-Less-Than-20/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:17:06 PDT
PC display stand http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Display-Stand/
PC display stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U77L/ITCHHV2N/F8HU77LITCHHV2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U77L/ITCHHV2N/F8HU77LITCHHV2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U77L/ITCHHV2N/F8HU77LITCHHV2N.SMALL.jpg ThereIs0nly0ne Having invested in a new PC case with glass sides, I wanted to be able to see into it when sat at my desk. Additionally, having no available room to place it on the desk itself, I decided to make a display stand. Something fairly simple but stable was required with somewhere to place cables out of s...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:52:48 PDT
The Matrix Themed Graduation Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Matrix-Themed-Graduation-Cap/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:28:54 PDT
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Radio-With-Bluetooth-MP3/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:34:09 PDT
4 Button Games using one Analog input http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Button-Games-Using-One-Analog-Input/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:45:33 PDT
pot2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pot2/
pot2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/GWWE/ITCH991X/FFYGWWEITCH991X.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,pot2 is an open source smart pot. it can alarm you on the phone/tablet and by changing colors when thirsty, cold, sleeping etc.our goal is to bring together nature & technology in a simple, non harmful way. costs only $20 and a weekend to build - same technology in pot2 can be implemente...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:26:55 PDT
Turn off headlights when ignition off http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Off-Headlights-When-Ignition-Off/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:48:20 PDT
Automatic cat flap monitor with intrusion detection and dissuasion http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Cat-Flap-Monitor-With-Intrusion-Detectio/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:59:45 PDT
Solar powered electric fat chopper bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Electric-Fat-Chopper-Bike/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:50:47 PDT
Rowing Prosthetics http://www.instructables.com/id/Rowing-Prosthetics/
Rowing Prosthetics - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/P831/IT22YFMO/FCYP831IT22YFMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/P831/IT22YFMO/FCYP831IT22YFMO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/P831/IT22YFMO/FCYP831IT22YFMO.SMALL.jpg CambridgeBioAugmentationSystems Hello and welcome to the Cambridge Bio-Augmentation System’s OpenSource rowing prosthetic. This project was born out of John Willis’ Road to Rio Challenge, where he participated in every Olympic and Paralympic sport in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympics/Paralympics. He wanted to show that sport do...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:09:23 PDT
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-DCF77-Synchronized-Astronomical/
Arduino controlled DCF77 Synchronized Astronomical Regulator Master Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/NE00/ITEPSU2K/FAGNE00ITEPSU2K.SMALL.gif oliverb This Instructable shows how to add/build Arduino controlled DCF77 synchronization to a home built Regulator Clock using modified quartz movements see fig 1. See the original Instructable here for the slave/stand alone clock.This design can be adapted to control any type of quartz clock including man...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:00 PDT
Lego Solar USB to Smartphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Solar-USB-to-Smartphone-Charger/
Lego Solar USB to Smartphone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/MM9N/ITEJ9CPY/FOSMM9NITEJ9CPY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/MM9N/ITEJ9CPY/FOSMM9NITEJ9CPY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/MM9N/ITEJ9CPY/FOSMM9NITEJ9CPY.SMALL.jpg Bartletts Workshop This is a take on my previous Solar USB Charger. It's basically the same wiring and design, but with a Lego case because Lego makes everything that much cooler. Parts Things you'll need (purchase links are in previous Instructable):Some Legos! I parted this out... obviously you can use a variety...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:36:18 PDT
Subway Status at a Glance http://www.instructables.com/id/Subway-Status-at-a-Glance/
Subway Status at a Glance - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/QC2N/ITEJ9EHG/FJ0QC2NITEJ9EHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/QC2N/ITEJ9EHG/FJ0QC2NITEJ9EHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/QC2N/ITEJ9EHG/FJ0QC2NITEJ9EHG.SMALL.jpg MovingBrands The subway tracker is a wifi lamp that lets you quickly keep track of whether your subway is on time or delayed – basically a physical version of MTA's service status widget. You can change which line you want to know about by moving a slider.This instructable shows you how to make a tracker for the...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:32:41 PDT
Convert $2 LED Lamp to $50 Smart Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-2-LED-Lamp-to-50-Smart-Lamp/
Convert $2 LED Lamp to $50 Smart Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SMALL.jpg taifur A smart bulb is an internet or Bluetooth-capable LED light bulb that allows lighting to be customized, scheduled and controlled remotely. Smart bulbs are among the most immediately successful offerings in the growing category of home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) products. In today's marke...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:15:10 PDT
VU Meter - LED Noise-o-Meter for Classrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-LED-Noise-o-Meter-for-Classrooms/
VU Meter - LED Noise-o-Meter for Classrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/86KG/ITCH3S8S/FFT86KGITCH3S8S.SMALL.jpg MrJonesEducation I built this a short while ago as an idea to use in a primary classroom setting. Poster displays are often used by primary teachers wanting to control the noise levels in their classrooms but I wanted to add technology to make it dynamic and responsive. The motivation for this came after seeing the ...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:39:18 PDT
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lights-for-Tool-Chest/
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SMALL.jpg The Sam D You know how you open the fridge and the lights are just on? That's cool and I want that in a lot of other useful places - Like my tool chest. So now I have it and I'm going to show you how to do it too!This project covers adding LED lights to each drawer of a tool chest—so that it will automaticall...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:30:10 PDT
Design, Build and Improve a Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-and-Improve-a-Quadcopter/
Design, Build and Improve a Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EJLH/ITD3WYL1/FEIEJLHITD3WYL1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EJLH/ITD3WYL1/FEIEJLHITD3WYL1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EJLH/ITD3WYL1/FEIEJLHITD3WYL1.SMALL.jpg Gosse Adema In this Instructable I'll describe my first self-build quadcopters. I'll begin with a brief introduction about quadcopters. And a description of all parts, using an existing "DIY quadcopter Kit" as an example. Then I make some calculations about these quadcopter. This way we know, before the build, ...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:51:57 PDT
DIDGETS, Fidget objects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIDGETS-Fidget-Objects/
DIDGETS, Fidget objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4CPF/ITCH5F8Z/FLE4CPFITCH5F8Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4CPF/ITCH5F8Z/FLE4CPFITCH5F8Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4CPF/ITCH5F8Z/FLE4CPFITCH5F8Z.SMALL.gif Belente Hello world! I’m publishing this project here because as a person with ADD and a LEAN Product Designer, I want your help to test and create a better product for ADD/ ADHD-ers. I want to give you my original 3D prototypes for free, so everyone in the world can 3D print them, enjoy them, benefit from ...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:46:14 PDT
Touh activated recycled glow in the dark CD Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Touh-Activated-Recycled-Glow-in-the-Dark-CD-Lamp/
Touh activated recycled glow in the dark CD Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/XAGC/ITCXI524/FIMXAGCITCXI524.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/XAGC/ITCXI524/FIMXAGCITCXI524.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/XAGC/ITCXI524/FIMXAGCITCXI524.SMALL.jpg onus Always liked the idea of repurpose things, and one day my sister was throwing out a billion of her old CD's... and "Light BULB!" (literally)I mean, I have a 3D printer, lets give this a go. only took me two years :P (got kids) Without further adieu, here is my first instructable and rough draft, if ...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:14:49 PDT
DIY USB Altoids Speaker. (Super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Altoids-Speaker-Super-Easy/
DIY USB Altoids Speaker. (Super Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/W7JK/ITAO2QEJ/FVKW7JKITAO2QEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/W7JK/ITAO2QEJ/FVKW7JKITAO2QEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/W7JK/ITAO2QEJ/FVKW7JKITAO2QEJ.SMALL.jpg Maverick14 Hi, everyone. As you probably noticed I love making projects out of Altoids tins this is already my 2nd Instructable of an altoids tin project ( DIY ALTOIDS SMALLS JOULE THIEF FLASHLIGHT )what can I say, I like the mints and I have many tins laying aroud so let's give them a new life.I've seen a co...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:49:31 PDT
WALL-E Walk By Makeblock http://www.instructables.com/id/WALL-E-Walk-by-Makeblock/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:40:44 PDT
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamethrowing-Jack-O-Lantern/
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/61OD/GU1UYUKS/FWM61ODGU1UYUKS.SMALL.gif randofo A flamethrowing jack-o'-lantern keeps the trick-or-treaters a safe distance from your house and is a fine addition to any anti-Halloween arsenal. At the first sign of any sugar-obsessed imp, simply press the trigger button and wirelessly shoot a one-second burst of flames out of the jack-o'-lantern'...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Talking-Takeout-Container/
Animatronic Talking Takeout Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6B04/HQ476KYK/F5E6B04HQ476KYK.SMALL.jpg randofo The animatronic talking takeout container is a fun little toy that is good for hours of amusement. This idea came about after having taken a special effects film class when I was in college. While in the class, I made a short film of myself talking to a takout container with a face drawn on it. Ho...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 13:46:25 PST
Anti-Halloween House http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Halloween-House/
Anti-Halloween House - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KRBC/GU1UZBIP/F59KRBCGU1UZBIP.SMALL.gif randofo I'm not exactly sure when I stopped being any fun, but I kind of hate Halloween. With this in mind I have created the anti-Halloween House. The Anti-Halloween House is an automated system that turns off all of the front lights of my house any time a trick-or-treater approaches. After all, nothing s...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:22:25 PDT
HI R2D2! -- Make a 3D Print Talking R2D2 Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/HI-R2D2-Make-a-3D-Print-Talking-R2D2-Robot/
HI R2D2! -- Make a 3D Print Talking R2D2 Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BY52/IT68AEPA/FRCBY52IT68AEPA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BY52/IT68AEPA/FRCBY52IT68AEPA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BY52/IT68AEPA/FRCBY52IT68AEPA.SMALL.jpg loovee I am a supper fan of Star War and I like the R2-D2 robot which is a resourceful astromech droid, R2-D2 served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker in turn, showing great bravery in rescuing his masters and their friends from many perils. A skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's ...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:34:06 PDT
Clarinet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Clarinet-Lamp/
Clarinet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/Q3AJ/ITAODEH0/FXVQ3AJITAODEH0.SMALL.jpg jillls101 A clarinet lamp is a nice touch for any musician's room.In this instructable I will walk you though the process of creating a functioning lamp out of a clarinet.Warning! Improper wiring of your lamp could lead to an electrical fire. Be very careful when performing these steps. Gathering Materials ...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:03:35 PDT
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Fade-in-Background-LED-Lights-for-TV/
Fade-in Background LED Lights for TV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/CA41/ITBBIGNG/F7VCA41ITBBIGNG.SMALL.jpg nusnus I have always admired Philips Ambilight tecnology. Not only because it is cool but it is illuminating the TV from behind. This means that looking at the TV in total darkness is not such a strain on your eyes.I have had LED strips from Ikea glued to the back of the TV for years now. It was time to ad...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:46:01 PDT
Retro Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Games/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:26:53 PDT