Instructables: exploring - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:55:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
Wire Maze! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you loved the game "Operation" as a kid, and want to continue on your path of supreme hand-eye coordination, give this buzzing electronics project a try. What's great is you can change the path every time, anywhere from novice post-bac medical school applicant to the manual dexterity of Dr. Octop...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Pneumatic Actuators - 3D Printed, Air-powered Pushers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pneumatic-Actuators-3D-Printed-Air-powered-Pushers/
Pneumatic Actuators - 3D Printed, Air-powered Pushers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SMALL.jpg DesktopWorkshop In this Instructable, we'll be going through how to 3D print a piston, create seals using bathroom sealant, and assemble it to produce a working, air-powered actuator that can be used for a variety of projects. These are great for where you want to have moving parts, without extra electronics i.e., ...
By: DesktopWorkshop

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:34:13 PDT
Using fingerprint sensor for time attendance in combination with xAMP solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-fingerprint-sensor-for-time-attendance-in-co/
Using fingerprint sensor for time attendance in combination with xAMP solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XH1Q/I8YBHR3I/FTFXH1QI8YBHR3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XH1Q/I8YBHR3I/FTFXH1QI8YBHR3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XH1Q/I8YBHR3I/FTFXH1QI8YBHR3I.SMALL.jpg yves.vanhal For a school project, we were looking for a solution on how to track students' attendance. A lot of our students come in late. It's a tedious job checking their presence. On the other hand, there's a lot of discussion because students often will say they are present while in reality they are looking...
By: yves.vanhal

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:24:55 PDT
It s the Rich man’s world http://www.instructables.com/id/It-s-the-Rich-mans-world/
It s the Rich man’s world - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/NJNB/I8UV0YPG/FZMNJNBI8UV0YPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/NJNB/I8UV0YPG/FZMNJNBI8UV0YPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/NJNB/I8UV0YPG/FZMNJNBI8UV0YPG.SMALL.jpg goldenshuttle Having several watches is a joy if you can have them nicely exhibited rotated in front of you to choose which one to wear today.This project does NOT need any programming, no Arduino or PIC involved, just simple electronics.It is based on a rotating tray(platform) that stops for a while at each watc...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:31:50 PDT
LED Strip Back-lit Canvas Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Back-lit-Canvas-Art/
LED Strip Back-lit Canvas Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/6CMW/I8YBI0A3/FH66CMWI8YBI0A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/6CMW/I8YBI0A3/FH66CMWI8YBI0A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/6CMW/I8YBI0A3/FH66CMWI8YBI0A3.SMALL.jpg aboone101 Want to spruce up your home or room with an interesting piece of art? Want to add some unique lighting to your space? Using an LED strip, an Arduino, Canvas and paint, you can create your own wall art that's not only unique during the day but also at night. The following electronics/technology step...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:06:13 PDT
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-USB-upgrade-for-standard-flash-drive/
Micro USB upgrade for standard flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/LIVP/I8YBHOMP/F3ALIVPI8YBHOMP.SMALL.jpg Zero_Gravity_Coffee_Cup Upgrade your old not cool and not mobile friendly flash drive to micro usb monster. :D Tools Opening Soldering and closing This was easy, just grab some thin wires and solder them at the usb pinout, better would be solder them directly on chip but i was too lazy for that. Finish Now ju...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:39:25 PDT
Touchscreen Internet Radio, Raspberry http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Internet-Radio-Raspberry/
Touchscreen Internet Radio, Raspberry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RS1B/I8YBKZDX/FZDRS1BI8YBKZDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RS1B/I8YBKZDX/FZDRS1BI8YBKZDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/RS1B/I8YBKZDX/FZDRS1BI8YBKZDX.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make this super easy and cool looking 2.8" touchscreen Internet Radio that can be controlled with PC, Smartphone and basically every machine that has got a browser and an internet connection..(find the speakers at the back from here ;)Components list:-Raspberry Pi, basically any one works from the f...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:28:27 PDT
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SMALL.jpg Jbcrd A small Z axis slider for small your small projects.It use a nema 14 stepper and simple components.You can buy the mechanical parts kit from my website: http://cnc4newbie.comOr you can buy from your local hardware store.Download the STL files from my thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:7...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:07:42 PDT
Build a Multi-Voltage Portable Power Supply You Can Take Anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Multi-Voltage-Portable-Power-Supply-You-Ca/
Build a Multi-Voltage Portable Power Supply You Can Take Anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/X6LK/I8YBJVZQ/FMZX6LKI8YBJVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/X6LK/I8YBJVZQ/FMZX6LKI8YBJVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/X6LK/I8YBJVZQ/FMZX6LKI8YBJVZQ.SMALL.jpg j_thompson In this tutroial I'll show you how to build - an ultra-convenient, portable bench-top power supply you can take anywhere. It's powered by 8 AA batteries so you never need to worry about travel adapters and it's ultra-light for flying!The shopping listThis is a long list, but the components themse...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:50:53 PDT
Remote Controlled Home Appliances http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Home-Appliances/
Remote Controlled Home Appliances - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/CBV6/I8OBFFZE/F8WCBV6I8OBFFZE.SMALL.jpg honey181 Hi friends! I'm back with a new instructable where we can control home appliances such as lamp, fan, tv, etc. wirelessly depending on the type of relay used. I've designed it using a simple RF trans. & receiv. module at 433MHz. As we all know, this module can be used as a single channel communicatio...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:32:24 PDT
GOpro Suction CUP to DSLR! http://www.instructables.com/id/GOpro-Suction-CUP-to-DSLR/
GOpro Suction CUP to DSLR! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WZ1I/I8YBL2FI/FXGWZ1II8YBL2FI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WZ1I/I8YBL2FI/FXGWZ1II8YBL2FI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WZ1I/I8YBL2FI/FXGWZ1II8YBL2FI.SMALL.jpg focamonca Yeah guys The GOPRO suction cup TO DSLR adapter is here ! 3D PRINTING TIME! Just download the model from my Thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:795735And print it!!! Insert the plastic side grip from the gopro holder into the new DSLR plate! Make a silicone layer to grip better t...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:31:47 PDT
Elegant Track Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Track-Lighting-System/
Elegant Track Lighting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/CGN4/I8YBJOUF/FRVCGN4I8YBJOUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/CGN4/I8YBJOUF/FRVCGN4I8YBJOUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/CGN4/I8YBJOUF/FRVCGN4I8YBJOUF.SMALL.jpg Crafted3D Rope Lights + PVC Pipe + 3D Printer = Simple, Elegant, Mood Lighting.I was putting some rope lights into storage a while back and noticed how it seemed the rope lights would fit inside 1/2" PVC pipe and thought If only I could find a nice looking bracket that did not look like PVC fittings. The incl...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:58:49 PDT
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DSLR-SLider-For-less-than-20/
3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/NU8N/I8YBGIUO/F1ONU8NI8YBGIUO.SMALL.jpg focamonca This is a tutorial on how to build a 3D printed dslr SLIDER!Remember to vote me in the 3d printing contest :D thanksSorry for my English, probably I'll make some mistake so please tell me where I'm wrong in the comments :) What do you need?• 3D printer (I have a prusa i3)• PC (LOL)• bunch of bolt an...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:56:53 PDT
Arduino Esplora Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Esplora-Mouse-1/
Arduino Esplora Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/W131/I8YBHDWZ/FIFW131I8YBHDWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/W131/I8YBHDWZ/FIFW131I8YBHDWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/W131/I8YBHDWZ/FIFW131I8YBHDWZ.SMALL.jpg KNEXnCoding Hello everyone, This is K'NEXnCoding bringing you another cool tutorial for you guys. This project lets you use your Arduino Esplora board to completely act like a mouse. It can move, left click, right click, and even scroll. The best part is that you don't even need to do anything. However, it is a...
By: KNEXnCoding

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:29:01 PDT
Personal Solar Powered Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Solar-Powered-Air-Conditioner/
Personal Solar Powered Air Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/D1TW/I8YBHLL6/FP6D1TWI8YBHLL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/D1TW/I8YBHLL6/FP6D1TWI8YBHLL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/D1TW/I8YBHLL6/FP6D1TWI8YBHLL6.SMALL.jpg nords The purpose of this Instructable is to create a personal air conditioner for outdoor use. The 'cool' comes from an ice/water reservoir stored in a thermos. Copper tubing is used as a heat exchanger, a small water pump moves the ice water and a small fan distributes the cool air. The entire system...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:40:31 PDT
Automatic Gate Keypad Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Gate-Keypad-Lock/
Automatic Gate Keypad Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ON8/I8YBHJG6/FI43ON8I8YBHJG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ON8/I8YBHJG6/FI43ON8I8YBHJG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/3ON8/I8YBHJG6/FI43ON8I8YBHJG6.SMALL.jpg coryhamma Goal: Figure out a way to lock our double-swing gate from both sides, securing the yard. The locking mechanism should stay unlocked, because we often leave the gate open when working all day in the yard.Background: We have a double-swing gate, meaning that the gate will swing outward and inward. Yo...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:45:08 PDT
Control A Computer With Your Mind! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-A-Computer-With-Your-Mind/
Control A Computer With Your Mind! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Controlling your computer with your mind definitely seems like something still out of a sci-fi movie, but mind control is actually a relatively easy and cheap thing to accomplish. Using a cheap EEG toy, let's use the power of our mind to send commands to our computer. There’s a lot to do, so let’s s...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:41:32 PDT
3D Printed Ukulele - Fully Playable http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ukulele-Fully-Playable/
3D Printed Ukulele - Fully Playable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/D9BY/I8VGQG2P/FLED9BYI8VGQG2P.SMALL.jpg Solstie Fully Playable Soprano Ukulele - 3D printed without supports! Download and print the latest version of my 3D printed Ukulele design. This instructable will walk you through everything you need to know from printing to tuning of the 3d printed ukulele. This ukulele design has evolved over about a ...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:23 PDT
Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Infra-Red-Perimeter-Detection-Device/
Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/W5TR/I8UUW5YJ/FYPW5TRI8UUW5YJ.SMALL.jpg waylon meurs This Instructable will provide you with the instructions to build a Wireless Infra Red Perimeter Detection Device. The device consists of two parts: the Transmitter and the Receiver. The Transmitter senses motion, flashes an infra red LED light(viewable with night vision and some cameras), and se...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:34:56 PDT
G-code http://www.instructables.com/id/G-code/
G-code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/4AEK/I8PQXAJF/FWD4AEKI8PQXAJF.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: The g-code is the easiest and most accurate way to predict how your part will print. Learn how to make gcodes, inspect them, and make them be one of your best 3D Printing Friends.To learn how to master 3D Printing see more posts at:http://3dprintingninja.blogspot.comPlease leave your comm...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:07:23 PDT
Non-manifolds: Your Worst 3D Printing Nightmare http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-manifolds-Your-Worst-3D-Printing-Nightmare/
Non-manifolds: Your Worst 3D Printing Nightmare - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/F4NG/I8PQXEJ1/FJKF4NGI8PQXEJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/F4NG/I8PQXEJ1/FJKF4NGI8PQXEJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/F4NG/I8PQXEJ1/FJKF4NGI8PQXEJ1.SMALL.jpg 3D Printing Ninja Objective: Learn what manifolds are, how they affect 3D printing, and how to recognize what type of non-manifold problem may occur.To learn how to fix non-manifolds see:Manual Methods of Fixing Non-manifoldsAutomatic Methods of Fixing Non-manifoldsNon-manifold Video TutorialsTo learn how to master 3...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:30:13 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. http://www.instructables.com/id/Coanda-effect-experiment-3D-printed-model-explaina/
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 What bring me to write this instructable is pure accident.Few weeks ago, I was looking for tesla turbines over Youtube and found one little video that shows this effect. I got really interested. Just because I feel like sharing my knowledge, I am writing this information to you because like Albert E...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:04:28 PDT
3Doodler 2.0 Intro http://www.instructables.com/id/3Doodler-20-Intro/
3Doodler 2.0 Intro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/I0J0/I8R6EDEZ/FJUI0J0I8R6EDEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/I0J0/I8R6EDEZ/FJUI0J0I8R6EDEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/I0J0/I8R6EDEZ/FJUI0J0I8R6EDEZ.SMALL.jpg Not_Tasha This Instructable is about WobblyWork's newest edition of their 3Doodler: 3D Printing Pen, the 2Doodler 2.0.When I backed the original 3Doodler, all I could think of was the uses my students could find and the things they could create. They never ended up making anything with the original 3Doodler b...
By: Not_Tasha

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:47:57 PDT
3D Printer Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Setup/
3D Printer Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/1Q7Q/I8PR05GW/F3J1Q7QI8PR05GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/1Q7Q/I8PR05GW/F3J1Q7QI8PR05GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/1Q7Q/I8PR05GW/F3J1Q7QI8PR05GW.SMALL.jpg diegoch2001 Hello, my name is Diego. I am a 13 year old maker from Guatemala, I focus mainly in the are of robotics and hardware. Out of all of the tools I have in my little shop, the 3D printer is probably the one that I use the most. It's ability to create fast prototypes and intricate things that I wouldn't ...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:49:06 PDT
DIY VR Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-VR-Bike/
DIY VR Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MWN5/I8FR7KIA/F1ZMWN5I8FR7KIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MWN5/I8FR7KIA/F1ZMWN5I8FR7KIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MWN5/I8FR7KIA/F1ZMWN5I8FR7KIA.SMALL.jpg RetroMoonFarmer Hi, RetroMoonFarmer here. Super easy bike mod for those looking for a fun way to get in shape. This is a bit of a work in progress as I intend to redo the brake levers down the road. I think I'll probably end up rigging something to the nunchuck thumbstick. I highly recommend the game Radial-G with ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:32:58 PDT
Pinhole Eye Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Eye-Model/
Pinhole Eye Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ahoy there, matey! Prepare to get kicked in the eyeballs with this wonder of a vision modification!The pinhole eye model is a great way to see how squids and octopus see the world, and you'll get a bit of a surprise looking through it. I often preface making this with my students as it revealing "th...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:32 PDT
3D Printed Modular Support (Case) for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - CustoBlocks http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Modular-Support-Case-for-Arduino-and-Ra/
3D Printed Modular Support (Case) for Arduino and Raspberry Pi - CustoBlocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/HGT1/I8VGOFJS/FMSHGT1I8VGOFJS.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw When building electronic projects it is important to protect components against moving. This way they cannot slide and touch each other causing a short circuit or even damage.I have seen many cases, some dishes and other housings but what if our project consists more than one breadboard or more elec...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:15:40 PDT
Paper Spiral Shell Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Spiral-Shell-Thing/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:32:16 PDT
Light Drum! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drum/
Light Drum! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Light up your life! Opt in to this optic option with the most wonderful way to introduce kiddos (and adultos) to all of light's tricks. From refracting, diffracting, reflecting, diffusing, the light drum is just wonderful. This is one of our favorite projects for awesome science in the dark. What: L...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:22 PDT
Interactive Baymax Shirt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Baymax-Shirt/
Interactive Baymax Shirt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TN3J/I8VGM249/FX4TN3JI8VGM249.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TN3J/I8VGM249/FX4TN3JI8VGM249.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TN3J/I8VGM249/FX4TN3JI8VGM249.SMALL.jpg krisan.robinson Materials Shirt (I got mine from Walmart for 5 dollars)2 Gemma's: found @ www.adafruit.comLilypad Temperature Sensor: found @ www.sparkfun.comLilypad Sound Buzzer: found @www.sparkfun.com3 Neopixels2 small batteries that connect to the gemma's White, Red, & Blue felt (Use any colors you want!)Re...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:43:05 PDT
Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Station/
Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DYBT/I81GCWTJ/FK7DYBTI81GCWTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DYBT/I81GCWTJ/FK7DYBTI81GCWTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DYBT/I81GCWTJ/FK7DYBTI81GCWTJ.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Take back the power of weather forecasting from your local weatherman and begin your own foray into the world of amateur meteorology and citizen science with your very own DIY weather station and data logger. In this Instructable, I'll show you how I designed and built a weather station around the I...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:06 PDT
USB Charger Install http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Charger-Install/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:25:31 PDT
Build a Modular Robot Chassis using Actobotics http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Robot-Chassis-using-Actobotics/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:56:44 PDT
DIY Make 2 SMPS(PSU) work together in a single pc... http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-2-SMPSPSU-work-together-in-a-single-pc/
DIY Make 2 SMPS(PSU) work together in a single pc... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IJCM/I8VGLARY/FI0IJCMI8VGLARY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IJCM/I8VGLARY/FI0IJCMI8VGLARY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/IJCM/I8VGLARY/FI0IJCMI8VGLARY.SMALL.jpg kings_dash Run your high end graphics card with a low end PSU costing as low as Rs 300 to 400...Cant believe??...Check this out guys.... Tight On the Budget???....read this.... This is my second instructable i am posting.All u gamers out there,this is a good hack that u can use.Graphics cards are the most p...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:58:21 PDT
DIY Motion Detection SMS Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Detection-SMS-Alarm-System/
DIY Motion Detection SMS Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XEKO/I8VGLPDO/FPOXEKOI8VGLPDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XEKO/I8VGLPDO/FPOXEKOI8VGLPDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/XEKO/I8VGLPDO/FPOXEKOI8VGLPDO.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will combine a cheap PIR motion sensor with a TC35 GSM module to build an alarm system which sends you an "INTRUDER ALERT" SMS whenever somebody tries to steal your stuff. Let's get started ! Watch the video ! This video gives you all basic information you need to get this build...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:57:56 PDT
Anemone Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Anemone-Lampshade/
Anemone Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SMALL.jpg RobBensch This is one of the 3D-Printed lamps I developed during my Master Project in sweden and sell in my own shop and studio in bavaria, germany. This version is optimized to be printed on any FDM-Printer, as all parts are easily adjusted with a flat side on the build platform. Furthermore this set is made...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:43:26 PDT
Simplified Water Rockets - Elementary Science Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Water-Rockets-Elementary-Science-Fun/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:11:24 PDT
Testing Solar Panels with a Mooshimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-Solar-Panels-with-a-Mooshimeter/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:56:56 PDT
The Story Clock: Arduino LCD w/ cap sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Story-Clock-Arduino-LCD-w-cap-sesnors/
The Story Clock: Arduino LCD w/ cap sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/9YP6/I8UHBSP6/FX79YP6I8UHBSP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/9YP6/I8UHBSP6/FX79YP6I8UHBSP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/9YP6/I8UHBSP6/FX79YP6I8UHBSP6.SMALL.jpg rickkeil This is yet another Arduino LCD clock, but with a twist; this clock knows some holidays and birthdays, and can make calculations on the fly of how old someone is and then display the information on the LCD screen. I was inspired to make this clock because two dear friends had a big birthday party a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:40:17 PDT
Bento Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Bento-Ball/
Bento Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/DCNA/I81UZTM4/FPNDCNAI81UZTM4.SMALL.jpg rwinscot Bento (弁当 bentō) is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. Sometimes served in a box, with a fox, or kangaroo.Containers range from mass produced (disposable) to hand crafted lacquerware. Somewhere in the middle there are 3D printed ones to be had.What goes inside.....
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 22:44:49 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
What's Next... The Binary Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Next-The-Binary-Game/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:18:56 PDT
Remove the random links at the end of YOUR video. http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-the-random-links-at-the-end-of-YOUR-video/
Remove the random links at the end of YOUR video. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/LJRF/I8SLRIZ0/F20LJRFI8SLRIZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/LJRF/I8SLRIZ0/F20LJRFI8SLRIZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/LJRF/I8SLRIZ0/F20LJRFI8SLRIZ0.SMALL.jpg TheBettaGarden With all the hard work you put into making an Instructable, there's no reason not to add a simple 6 character html code in every video link you embed. Stop displaying other people's videos at the end of your video! Those other links will take viewers away from your Instructable. Add the html code...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:44:15 PDT
Book Reading Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Reading-Ring/
Book Reading Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/RDZT/I5THWZM9/FIZRDZTI5THWZM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/RDZT/I5THWZM9/FIZRDZTI5THWZM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/RDZT/I5THWZM9/FIZRDZTI5THWZM9.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade This ring will help you hold a book in one hand while you enjoy a hot cup of tea/coffee with the other hand. So 3D print the STL file attached, which matches your thumb size and pick up your favorite Novel and read in bed comfortably without straining your thumb.In addition you can add the 3D printe...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:58:00 PST
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Music-Fingers/
Raspberry Pi Music Fingers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/G53J/I8SLOZ8L/FH9G53JI8SLOZ8L.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Creating music is always fun, but making it with your own DIY musical instrument is much better !!Whether you are a professional musician looking for that next new instrument to try or an amateur enthusiast who has basic knowledge of electronics, use the Raspberry Pi to create your own DIY Music fi...
By: CarmelitoAndrade

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:48:02 PDT
Oxylohand http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxylohand/
Oxylohand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AAAG/I8SLPYDF/FRTAAAGI8SLPYDF.SMALL.jpg X-ylo Als eerste laseren we onze stukken uit, nadat we het op illustrator getekend hebben.Vervolgens lijmen we alle onderdelen die uitgelaserd zijn aan elkaar vast en komen zo tot een onmisbaar draaiframe voor ons project. Oxylohand onderdelen monteren We gebruiken schroefjes en onderdeeltjes van een b...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:27:03 PDT
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Hasselblad-Not-Afraid-of-Water/
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/OW9A/I8EBBN6W/FKFOW9AI8EBBN6W.SMALL.jpg wackybit It’s this time of year again in Thailand when everybody is stocking up on water guns and ready for a country wide all out water war. It’s Songkran! The Thai New Year and water festival.Because my favorite past time is making my life difficult, I am on a mission to document this spectacle with my lov...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:41:17 PDT
Neodymium Magnet Loudspeaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Neodymium-Magnet-Loudspeaker/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:35:53 PDT
Intro to EL (Electroluminescent) Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-EL-Wire/
Intro to EL (Electroluminescent) Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6BTQ/I8PQYLLW/FDZ6BTQI8PQYLLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6BTQ/I8PQYLLW/FDZ6BTQI8PQYLLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/6BTQ/I8PQYLLW/FDZ6BTQI8PQYLLW.SMALL.jpg push_reset At it's core, EL wire is a thin, flexible wire coated in phosphor, when alternating current (AC) is applied it glows brightly. In order to apply AC power, inverters are used to transform battery power (DC) to the necessary requirements. EL tape, panels and EL paint (we won't be getting to that here...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:26:48 PDT