Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 19:45:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Controllers-for-Cheap-Robots-2/
Motor Controllers for Cheap Robots 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EW0H/IBC2J6XR/FFIEW0HIBC2J6XR.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Hello and welcome! For those of you who haven't read any of my I'bles before, and for those of you unfamiliar with my For Cheap Robots series, I'm all about building robots on the cheap using simple materials that you can find around your house! If you've ever wanted to get into robotics, but don't ...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:07:04 PDT
DIY Camera Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Stabilizer/
DIY Camera Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/ZZX2/IB2BQOB6/FC3ZZX2IB2BQOB6.SMALL.jpg No_Limits I have been starting to get into filming lately and can't find a reasonably priced stabilizer to film with my DSLR. So with that I began to map out a design modeled after a few PVC stabilizers on Youtube and other sites. The PVC creates a strong and efficient mount that is also cost friendly. The...
By: No_Limits

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:57:02 PDT
How to make a Cheap home Automation System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cheap-home-Automation-System/
How to make a Cheap home Automation System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/IYGX/IB4A0PNW/FVQIYGXIB4A0PNW.SMALL.jpg pious123 Well Automated Home are a dream to every DIY er, But they Cost much So here is a solution to make a low budget Automated system======================================================Cost of building the project: Relay module (0.32$) transistor bc548 (0.016$) perfboard (0.16$) screw terminal (0....
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 09:14:53 PDT
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-solar-powered-led-string-lights-/
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SMALL.jpg rcisneros   Making a basic solar powered string of led lights isn't too difficult.  This instructable will require no electronics knowledge and no programing.    What were will be doing is upgrading some old battery powered mini lights to LEDs and then using some basic components, charging the batteries with...
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 03:37:23 PDT
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-60-3D-Printer/
Cherry- 60€ 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/M6J6/IAQMJJME/FPBM6J6IAQMJJME.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hello, in this instruction, I will show you how to make a 3D-Printer for less than 60€ (maybe the cheapest in the world)I'm 16 Years old and I made everything by myself.This 3D-Printer, works with the cheapest motors on the market (28Byj-48), for the electronics I use the Ramps 1.4 . It also has an...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:26:56 PDT
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chimera-60-DLP-resin-3d-printer/
Chimera: $60 DLP High-Res 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/LPFQ/IBGC9TJM/F07LPFQIBGC9TJM.SMALL.jpg matstermind I have been on a hunt for the past several years to find a cheap and simple, yet moderately high resolution 3D printer. I had 3 different 3D printers partially constructed when I heard about the amazing technology of DLP Stereo lithography (SLA) printers. I have finally found enough parts at the...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 18:28:48 PDT
Cheap yet fun telegraph http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-yet-fun-telagraph/
Cheap yet fun telegraph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/E9B1/IA8N5N5U/FRQE9B1IA8N5N5U.SMALL.jpg snowdrop1101 In this instructable, I will show you how to make a cheap AM telegraph out of things around the house. Depending on how many 9 volt batteries you hook up to it, you will get a diferent range. WARNING, ELECTRICITY IS VERY DANGEROUS!!! DO NOT plug into a wall socket or use a car battery, in doing so m...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 15:56:12 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/V11Y/IA3VSGFY/F7QV11YIA3VSGFY.SMALL.jpg Mr Hades A 2 ft x 3 ft floating piece of wall art, featuring 2 versions of Baymax, from the Disney movie Big Hero 6. There's a small version of Baymax without his armor, and then a large, halftoned version of Baymax in full armor. The entire design is LED backlit, using an RGB LED strip.The project is expect...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
LED-matrix on a budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/VMR8/IA0WGDLN/FIRVMR8IA0WGDLN.SMALL.jpg lmaywald A unique piece of furniture without spending a whole lot of money?! That is what i wanted to achive in this project. Also i am not completely unfamiliar with programming and electronics and ,like most of us do, i think that LEDs are just awesome, which is why i started this project. So without furth...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
30 Second Table Top Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Table-Top-Dolly/
30 Second Table Top Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/HYS5/I9WYRN6C/F96HYS5I9WYRN6C.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you're shooting a small-scale table top video, and want a cheap 'n easy* way to track horizontal movement, this 30 second table top dolly idea is a quick and (just a little bit) dirty way to get smooth tracking shots using things you probably already have in your kitchen. (Thanks to my co-brain ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:30 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
Wind Tube! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Tube/
Wind Tube! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you want to wind down or wind up, this tube is soon to be your favorite automatic aerodynamic magic. Like the giant bubble fan from Willy Wonka's factory, this easy to make wind tube is great for exploring what flies, spins, tumbles, soars and falls, all easily mobile for the teacher/parent/...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:10:48 PDT
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] http://www.instructables.com/id/FURY-BALLS-10-5-Min-To-Make/
EASY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SMALL.jpg shauryarobots These Lights add beauty to you BACKYARD or GARDEN & are VERY VERY EASY TO MAKE it. These Light Balls will just Cost UNDER 10$ only. These are PORTABLE & can be kept anywhere in the backyard to increase the beauty. People of ANY AGE can make these Ligths in no time. Materials Required 1. White Gl...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:01:02 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/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/TLH3/I92LSEFE/F2TTLH3I92LSEFE.SMALL.jpg focamonca Let's create something useful for videomaker and timelapse maker 3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ 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 whe...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:56:53 PDT
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/20-watt-stereo-amplifier-simple-and-very-cheap/
20 watt stereo amplifier-simple and very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/WGCP/I8OH3OVF/FTWWGCPI8OH3OVF.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari want to listen to your favourite music loudly,but dont have any powerfull amplifier??want to have self made music system???are you getting bored of nasty and useless mono sound from tv,music player,dvd??want to have a self made cool and rich sound stereo amplifier but dont wanna spend alot???then y...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 22:49:53 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
Lets Make A $20 Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/ZTAL/I8LGQ1GC/F5BZTALI8LGQ1GC.SMALL.jpg syfrog Building your own R2d2 style astromech droid can get very expensive very fast and very complex to construct. I challenged myself to come up with a way to construct an astromech style droid that is both relatively cheap to build and you do not have to own a machine shop to construct. Let me int...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/X9MN/I8H69D71/F4BX9MNI8H69D71.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg In this Instructable I will show you how to get a powerful gearmotor from a cordless drill!I found this cordless drill in the scrap bin at a second hand store. When I got home I discovered something odd (video...) Materials Cordless drill for hacking! Tools Philips head screwdriver Disassemb...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-ATX-bench-powersupply-FabLab-edition/
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/FQM7/I8FQQTA2/FOKFQM7I8FQQTA2.SMALL.jpg ThomasVDD A good power supply is very useful when working with electronics, but it can be pricey. However, you could have one laying around in the form of an ATX PSU (Power Supply Unit). They are the most commonly used power supplies for computers. In this instructable I'll show how I converted my ATX PSU in ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:34:28 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOAM-CUTTING-MACHINE/
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/RLRP/I88LJAJ7/F7BRLRPI88LJAJ7.SMALL.jpg TrầnB What do you use for cutting foam? Knife, scissor or ...BLADE ?How do you feel when using them ? With me, terrible ==!To save the tiny foams and to be comfortable, my team made an idea about FOAM CUTTING MACHINEI feel very cool about this and it make my house much more tidy by fresh cut ! Why don’t y...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 03:17:28 PDT
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Finished ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x3W-Finished-/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Finished ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LLKD/I84BD122/FSWLLKDI84BD122.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LLKD/I84BD122/FSWLLKDI84BD122.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LLKD/I84BD122/FSWLLKDI84BD122.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own loud Bluetooth Speaker easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 14$. Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 3W speakers to make it less expensive. In the following steps I will try to explain on the easiest way how to assemble this ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 05:07:02 PDT
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printing-Alternatives-Guide/
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SMALL.jpg MAYER MAKES Hi it´s that Guy from MAYER MAKES3D Printing is one of the greatest achievements for Makers in recent times, but there are some issues with it.Not everybody (myself included) can afford a 3D printer. The price tags come down every year but it´s still a very big investment. Building a 3d Printer from...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 02:55:02 PDT
Build a 30$ laser Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-30-laser/
Build a 30$ laser Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/HPXC/I800XKFV/FF7HPXCI800XKFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/HPXC/I800XKFV/FF7HPXCI800XKFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/HPXC/I800XKFV/FF7HPXCI800XKFV.SMALL.jpg Sardau IntroductionThis instructable will guide you to build a 3D scanner for less than $30, or even $12 if you already have a USB webcam.Seeing the price tag and limitations of commercial scanners I decided to challenge myself to build my own. It had to be cheaper and easy for anybody to build one using a...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:44:10 PDT
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Ring-Light-for-MiniaturesMacro-Photography/
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SMALL.jpg Snowfern I have always struggled with lighting for my miniature photography, and decided to go with making my own DIY LED ring light after seeing this instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macr...It took me about half an hour to put it together as I had all the items at hand, but it was ...
By: Snowfern

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:01:03 PDT
Audiophile grade speakers for less than $200! http://www.instructables.com/id/Audiophile-grade-speakers-for-less-than-200/
Audiophile grade speakers for less than $200! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/HF0J/GKAYY7AD/FPWHF0JGKAYY7AD.SMALL.jpg aaronylee Speakers cost way too much. Speakers that sound good cost even more. But there is a way to correct this tragedy with some DIY magic! Turns out that Full Range Single Driver Speakers are making a comeback in the audiophile world. Coupled with an efficient amplifer you can enjoy audiophile grade musi...
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 09:59:29 PST
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Home-Control-at-7/
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SMALL.jpg adhesh This is an Instructable to make a Twitter controlled Home Automation system for your house in less than 7$ (Rs.450). This tutorial includes setting up Python, Arduino as well as Twitter to build your very own Twitter controlled personal assistant. The main reason I built this is to turn on the AC an...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:54:26 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SMALL.jpg Scorpent This air cooler is a cheap and easy way to keep a room cool without wasting a lot of power. Useful for those summer days, The build only needs two computer fans(case fans) and a ice reservoir. The cooling is done by a series of two computer fans, one blowing air the ice chamber and another one takin...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Waterproof-Boom-Box/
Vintage Waterproof Boom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/YQBP/I6RSFPH9/F6CYQBPI6RSFPH9.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid For this build, I wanted a Ka-Boom Box with a special super power. That power is to be water (& beer) repellant for use at the pool, beach or an outrageous party. Several components were used to achieve this goal and I found that my price point stayed on mark. While I have not actually had to test t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:35:12 PST
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bluetooth-Stereo-System/
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/70GW/I6W2S2V2/FDE70GWI6W2S2V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/70GW/I6W2S2V2/FDE70GWI6W2S2V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/70GW/I6W2S2V2/FDE70GWI6W2S2V2.SMALL.jpg TunerFreak I wanted to put my old boombox out of commission in exchange for a bigger, louder system that I could connect to my smartphone wirelessly. However, the average bluetooth stereo system goes for $100 to $300, well outside of my price range. With some hunting and some patience, this system can be built...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:56:47 PST
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-New-Life-into-a-Old-Computer/
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/SGQG/I6RSQ0MN/F6YSGQGI6RSQ0MN.SMALL.jpg EvolvedAwesome What is my project goal? The goal of this project is to convert a 8 year old computer into a computer that can take notes, write documents, browse the web and play the odd game at a standard that is acceptable today. Why I am doing this Every Year Millions of Computers are thrown into landf...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:39:02 PST
DIY AA Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Batteries/
DIY AA Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns Today we're going to learn how to easily make our own batteries from very inexpensive household materials.An AA battery is a standard size cylindrical battery commonly used in portable electronic devices. The exact terminal voltage and capacity of an AA size battery depends on the cell chemistry but...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-to-Digital-Converting-Your-Record-Collection/
Vinyl to Digital: Converting Your Record Collection on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X4WZ/I66CZXZ8/FKLX4WZI66CZXZ8.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Over the past couple of years, I have discovered the amazing world of record stores, and their fabulous sales sections. The dollar bin is BY FAR the place that I have spent most of my money. At first, records were fun, and more of a novelty item to me. But then, I started finding really good...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:14 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker-2x3W-NiceCheap/
Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x3W Nice&Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/A8TU/I74NCLC3/F7CA8TUI74NCLC3.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Go to my new instructable where you can find my finished bluetooth speaker !!!Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own loud Bluetooth Speaker easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 14$.Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 3W speakers to make it less expensive.In the fo...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 06:17:29 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST
Getting Started with the ESP8266 ESP-12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-ESP8266-ESP-12/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:50:33 PST
PCB Laminator on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Laminator-on-the-Cheap/
PCB Laminator on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z3MI/I5XSCHRQ/F9GZ3MII5XSCHRQ.SMALL.jpg Eslam Eldeknawy hello guys who tried to transfer toner ink to pcb by iron?every time we do this we fail maybe 4 times before operation success and for better results you maybe need to buy PCB laminator , it's good machine to transfer toners ink with much heat much pressure .BUT!!!you don't have to pay 150$ to buy n...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:08:12 PST
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Voltage-Regulated-Joule-Thief-power-supplych/
Cheap Voltage Regulated Joule Thief power supply/charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/QXXK/I5THVYDD/FGOQXXKI5THVYDD.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Maybe you know the very popular Joule Thief circuit, that usually is used to drive LEDs, but this instructable will show you how to regulate the output voltage up to 30 volts. You can regulate example to 5 volts that is enough to charge a phone or any USB device. It charges slowly but works. Or you ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:00:36 PST
Raspberry Pi Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Arcade/
Raspberry Pi Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/VC1Z/I5UXARCL/FWFVC1ZI5UXARCL.SMALL.jpg PJMOR A few months ago, I decided that I wanted an all-in-one arcade machine. I started looking for some info on how to build one, and immediately, the name "Raspberry Pi" came up. This Christmas, I got a couple of them. I started experimenting with a few operating systems, and Retropie became my favorite...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:27:54 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Disabled hoist lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabled-hoist-lift/
Disabled hoist lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/1QUI/I395SQ9L/F8Z1QUII395SQ9L.SMALL.jpg Pappardelle The problemA family member suffering from Motor Neurone Disease (MND or ALS) and needing transport between two floors in a small house. The impairment is equivalent to tetraplegia (complete loss of muscular function, inability to sit upright and need for specialised hoisting) and results in the requ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 15:21:12 PST
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Battbot/
More Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Battbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/H50K/I327LKGA/FQ2H50KI327LKGA.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks I'm back! Most of you probably aren't going to associate my Instructables with any sort of timeframe, but I just had to say that it's great to be back writing them!Hi! I'm Jay! I write tutorials for folks trying to get started with robotics, but who get intimidated by the initial investment.Kits the...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:52:04 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/XYE8/I2Q1INX1/F1IXYE8I2Q1INX1.SMALL.jpg El Pajarito Manitas I was looking for an USB MIDI controller device (or interface) for music applications like piano or organ keyboard or pedalboard. After some research, I wanted to go to a more "homemade" solution. My choice has finally been oriented to a microcontroller board development like the Arduino boards and ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST