Instructables: exploring - technology - Cheap http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:24:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Back then the selection was more limited than today and pretty much all the robotics kits were built for Windows users, which my family and I very much wer...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/AL5I/HXW3647K/FT6AL5IHXW3647K.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
By: Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-wireless-transmission-between-two-Arduinos-w/
Cheap wireless transmission between two Arduinos with Infrared - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/3UQ2/HXGUPZMF/F4L3UQ2HXGUPZMF.SMALL.jpg Yoruk Hi all,For a project, I was looking for a cheap solution to send data from an Arduino to an other one. The serial port was already taken, and my transmission (unidirectional) needed to be wireless.My researches has brought me to discover these kinds of radio modules (433MHz). They were available on ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:52:58 PDT
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Firefly-Bugs-Jar/
Lightning / Firefly Bugs Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8L1B/HXDPG13Z/F5S8L1BHXDPG13Z.SMALL.jpg RobSmithDev I was invited to help a local charity put on an event to raise some money, The theme was sunset beach, and this summoned images of beautiful skys and lighting bugs / firefly's. I know several people have created firefly jars before but I wanted something simple. I needed to make 8 of these jars, ...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 14:34:09 PDT
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bob-Marley-Flashing-Colour-Changing-Bottle/
Bob Marley Flashing Colour Changing Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/N2YV/HXDONCHH/FXPN2YVHXDONCHH.SMALL.jpg yashpatel10 Welcome to my first Instructables project! I got the idea after I finished the drink, which is really good :) , and I thought "Man, this bottle is too nice to just throw away". This project is extremely easy to do, and only takes about an hour. Any bottle can be used, but try to stay clear of transp...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 22:02:54 PDT
Convert Your Toilet Into A Modern Bidet Sprayer for £36.00 A Hygiene Solution Everyone Should Adopt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Toilet-Into-A-Modern-Bidet-Sprayer-fo/
Convert Your Toilet Into A Modern Bidet Sprayer for £36.00 A Hygiene Solution Everyone Should Adopt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/67PI/HXDPB4FC/FFI67PIHXDPB4FC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/67PI/HXDPB4FC/FFI67PIHXDPB4FC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/67PI/HXDPB4FC/FFI67PIHXDPB4FC.SMALL.jpg AndrewKFletcher Toilet Paper is Not Your Best Hygiene Choice! Saying No To Toilet Paper and Improving Your Hygiene is Easy and Costs Next to Nothing when you convert your existing toilet into a modern bidet sprayer toilet.There are many bidet adapters on the market to suit everyone's pocket, ranging from an all bel...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 16:00:31 PDT
How to repair a laptop without picture? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-laptop-without-picture/
How to repair a laptop without picture? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/ICCP/HX7OWZAH/F8GICCPHX7OWZAH.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen I have repaired a lot of laptops using this simple trick. The main problem with most laptops is their own heat dispassion. In time the heat sink will lose the ability to dispense the heat (mainly because the thermal compound drys out and loses the ability to transfer the heat or there is a lot of du...
By: mkarvonen

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:04:14 PDT
How to fix a graphics card? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-graphics-card/
How to fix a graphics card? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/THHR/HX6APCR5/F57THHRHX6APCR5.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Did your graphics card die? Computer turns on but there is no picture? Or after a while of gaming blue-screen appears? And this all happens few weeks after the warranty runs out? If the symptoms leads to a failure in graphics follow this guide.This method works with every graphics card. Even with l...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:02:42 PDT
Lego AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-AA-Battery-Holder/
Lego AA Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/DHRQ/HX69SAGN/FF2DHRQHX69SAGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/DHRQ/HX69SAGN/FF2DHRQHX69SAGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/DHRQ/HX69SAGN/FF2DHRQHX69SAGN.SMALL.jpg flaminggames888 This is a lego AA Battery Holder to replace store bought battery holders. It can hold 2 AA Batteries which are connected in series to add voltage. Intended Purpose:To replace store bought holders to power small electronic fans or leds. Quick Description: - Lego Built - 2 AA Batteries in Series - Che...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 13:31:46 PDT
3D Printable Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Flash-Light/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:37:42 PDT
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
Cheap propeller powered Arduino car http://www.instructables.com/id/Propeller-powered-car-1/
Cheap propeller powered Arduino car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZPQK/HX69SJSY/F1SZPQKHX69SJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZPQK/HX69SJSY/F1SZPQKHX69SJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/ZPQK/HX69SJSY/F1SZPQKHX69SJSY.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello ! :)In this instructable I'll show you how I made propeller powered bluetooth controlled car. It is cool toy you can make from just few parts.Be careful with this, propeller is spinning about 2000-3000 rpm , believe me, you don't want to touch it. Parts I wrote in the picture which part is ...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:32:46 PDT
Sous Vide Oven Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Oven-Controller/
Sous Vide Oven Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EINZ/HWUJTKWJ/FH1EINZHWUJTKWJ.SMALL.gif 24Eng Instead of cutting apart a perfectly good Crock Pot this build will show you how to build a controller your appliance you can plug into. This modular approach means you do not need to buy a second appliance. If you have an old rice cooker in the cabinet you can make it a sous vide oven.The tricky p...
By: 24Eng

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 06:52:53 PDT
Paper Clip Iphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Clip-Iphone-Stand/
Paper Clip Iphone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/8YA2/HWS3HS63/FWQ8YA2HWS3HS63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/8YA2/HWS3HS63/FWQ8YA2HWS3HS63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/8YA2/HWS3HS63/FWQ8YA2HWS3HS63.SMALL.jpg jdgreen This paper clip stand is easy to make and effective. You can almost make one anywhere you can find a paper clip! The can hold a phone/iPod horizontally or vertically. You can also display images such as a post card with them! What You'll Need For this project you'll need...Large paper clipPliers...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:43:37 PDT
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-AMAZING-Headphones-for-50-or-LESS/
Build AMAZING Headphones for $50! or LESS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/LP8K/HWLD29P6/FIVLP8KHWLD29P6.SMALL.jpg bradlibs Either you despise them, or you love them! There's no argument that headphones are sweeping the nation, showing no promise of a lower price any time soon! FUDGE! So what is a college student to do? Settle for cheap cans? $50 dollars can buy you decent headphones, though why settle for less? When for...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 03:06:04 PDT
Cheap And Easy Hidden Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-And-Easy-Hidden-Blade/
Cheap And Easy Hidden Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1G8P/HWH2GXFL/FJA1G8PHWH2GXFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1G8P/HWH2GXFL/FJA1G8PHWH2GXFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1G8P/HWH2GXFL/FJA1G8PHWH2GXFL.SMALL.jpg Pegasus Design It's been more than a year since I made this hidden blade. In this video tutorial, I'll show you a step by step tutorial on making this cheap and simple Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade! Enjoy Watch The Video. Enjoy. I have put it all in a video format, so just watch it.
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:17:48 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
DIY HMD http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-HMD-Part-1/
DIY HMD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/7XIZ/HWES30VA/FA37XIZHWES30VA.SMALL.jpg joanna_fung Do you enjoy gaming, ready for the next big thing? Then this is a project for you! Listed are the instructions for a quick, cheap, and easy to build d.y.i. virtual reality system that allows people to enjoy games in virtual reality from home without spending big bucks on fancy technology. Getting...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:36:55 PDT
Custom R/C Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Plane/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:46:04 PDT
Wireless IKEA DIODER mod, the cheap way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-IKEA-DIODER-mod-the-cheap-way/
Wireless IKEA DIODER mod, the cheap way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EFN4/HW96LOHW/FIZEFN4HW96LOHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EFN4/HW96LOHW/FIZEFN4HW96LOHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EFN4/HW96LOHW/FIZEFN4HW96LOHW.SMALL.jpg rutierut If you are looking for a cheap and easy way to control your lights with your smartphone or your computer this is the tutorial for you!these are the required items for this mod:Ingredients :) An ikea DIODER An arduino (any will do but i recommend the pro mini) An 433 Mhz receiver Kynar wire (...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:25:33 PDT
$8 GPS Receiver Hack! http://www.instructables.com/id/8-GPS-Receiver-Hack/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:38:34 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
Kitchen Led Bar lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/TOJM/HW4OG1VO/FJJTOJMHW4OG1VO.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen This is very cheap an easy project to do. It took me about 1 hr to install. The cost was around 22 euros. The view before installation I have just moved to a new house and while moving all the stuff to their own places i saw how miserable the kitchen looks. The space is small and the lightning is...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
GoPro Camera Box [The Cheap Way] http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Camera-Box-The-Cheap-Way/
GoPro Camera Box [The Cheap Way] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q6RW/HVZOVJOG/F6JQ6RWHVZOVJOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q6RW/HVZOVJOG/F6JQ6RWHVZOVJOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q6RW/HVZOVJOG/F6JQ6RWHVZOVJOG.SMALL.jpg dsirotic I am a motorcycle rider with a photography and filmmaking passion. I dont want my expensive camera to get damaged off a lot of use, and i dont like spending money on things i can make myself. So here comes this project, hope you enjoy! (Im still a beginner in writing instructables so please keep tha...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 16:54:13 PDT
Make a 3D Scanner From a Cell Phone and Bicycle Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Scanner-From-a-Cell-Phone-and-Bicycle-Wh/
Make a 3D Scanner From a Cell Phone and Bicycle Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/N1NJ/HVY5JP57/FKBN1NJHVY5JP57.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox How to make a functioning 3D scanner rig from a cell phone and a bicycle wheel. That probably sounds a little preposterous, how can you make something as complicated and advanced as a 3D-scanner from something as common as a cell phone and as archaic as a wheel?This is how: most 3D scanners utilize ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 21:21:35 PDT
Poor Man's 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 07:51:14 PDT
*Free* DIY Recycled Can WiFi Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-DIY-Recycled-Can-WiFi-Antenna/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 12:14:09 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Coffins-DIYing-Free/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Bottleboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottleboat/
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
By: BeeblebroxTheHalfth

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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
Xbox 12 volt fan mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-12-volt-fan-mod-no-more-red-ring-this-will-up/
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By: chickenstrlp

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Wed, 21 May 2014 08:16:53 PDT
Portable Laptop Stand Made From Business Cards and a Sheet of Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Paper-Laptop-Stand/
Portable Laptop Stand Made From Business Cards and a Sheet of Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/5Y3R/HVFL4K2P/F8O5Y3RHVFL4K2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/5Y3R/HVFL4K2P/F8O5Y3RHVFL4K2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/5Y3R/HVFL4K2P/F8O5Y3RHVFL4K2P.SMALL.jpg Linda_G My back and neck started hurting from using my laptop so I decided to design a laptop stand to eliminate some of the stress. My requirements: inexpensive and portable. My solution? Make a stand from a sheet of paper and business cards. What you need - Laptop Stand base template printed o...
By: Linda_G

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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:08:14 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Throw-Toy-Hack/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
How To Make A Coil Gun! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Coil-Gun-1/
How To Make A Coil Gun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HZMB/HV9I31JF/FJYHZMBHV9I31JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HZMB/HV9I31JF/FJYHZMBHV9I31JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HZMB/HV9I31JF/FJYHZMBHV9I31JF.SMALL.jpg kentardo In this tutorial I hope to show you how to make an easy and affordable coil gun in depth, step by step! I'm not an expert in this field so if I can do it you can do it too! Most likely better!! :) How it works... Generally A coil gun works by turning a coil into an electromagnet and accelerating ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:18:31 PDT
3D Printed Arduino Quadricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Arduino-Quadricopter/
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By: AwesomeAwesomeness

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Fri, 9 May 2014 02:18:12 PDT
Jake the Dog, are you an ipad pen substitute? http://www.instructables.com/id/Jake-the-Dog-are-you-an-ipad-pen-substitute/
Jake the Dog, are you an ipad pen substitute? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/8O4Z/HURHOBS1/FK58O4ZHURHOBS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/8O4Z/HURHOBS1/FK58O4ZHURHOBS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/8O4Z/HURHOBS1/FK58O4ZHURHOBS1.SMALL.jpg mchau2 As a scientist and an artist, I try to combine art and science as always. I discover the following phenomena.By chance I was playing around with my previous clay sculpture with acrylic paint and my ipad at the sametime. My ipad react to my D.I.Y. sculpture of Jake (from Adventure Time). Is my ipad b...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 02:43:36 PDT
iPhone Docking Station (Simple/Cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Docking-Station-SimpleCheap/
iPhone Docking Station (Simple/Cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/VP7B/H3Z32BDQ/F7HVP7BH3Z32BDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/VP7B/H3Z32BDQ/F7HVP7BH3Z32BDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/VP7B/H3Z32BDQ/F7HVP7BH3Z32BDQ.SMALL.jpg drumbum11 This instructable will show the steps to create the iPhone docking station in the pictures above. If you have an iPhone and kept the packaging this project will be easy and basically free-ish (especially if you also already have a hard plastic cover/case). With this project you can put that iPhone p...
By: drumbum11

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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:36:21 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
Cheap Taser Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H1CZ/HU843Q80/FXEH1CZHU843Q80.SMALL.jpg Fisher821 All you need are a few Lego pieces and a lighter ignition plug. Even the shock it weak, it still can startle people who are shocked by it. It is a piece of quarts that gets pressurized till it generate electricity. Once there is enough energy the electricity fires out of the ignition ends causing t...
By: Fisher821

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
How to extend printrbox X axis http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-extend-printrbox-X-axis/
How to extend printrbox X axis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/PWTQ/HU7Q2S2R/FSCPWTQHU7Q2S2R.SMALL.jpg RecyclePlastic2 How to extend your x axis printer area , so you can print larger objects. Tools&Materials Rods: 8MM Diameter, 3' Long http://www.mcmaster.com/# Rod support: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:121820 Heavy!! Fishing String: (some sports store, needs to be ~100lb) Screw x6 - use the ones that came...
By: RecyclePlastic2

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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:16:01 PDT
LED bike / backpack tail light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-programmable-backpack-tail-light/
LED bike / backpack tail light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SMALL.jpg danasf This is a simple, inexpensive, programmable tail light for your night-time bike rides. And it doubles as an Arduino you can carry around with you for impromptu programming sessions! Every time I go out riding with this I'm asked "Where did you get that? How do I make one?!?!" so this Instructable ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:35 PDT
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Old-Computer-Batteries/
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BR66/HU1RW9MP/F61BR66HU1RW9MP.SMALL.jpg Chuck Brown 14 Tried of replacing your batteries every 2 years for you laptop? Now you can change your batteries in your laptop so you will not have to spend $100 on a new battery Start Disconnect the battery from your laptop. There will be 2 tabs on each side of the battery, just slide them to the side and pul...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:11 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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By: ASCAS

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Cheapest Violin Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Violin-Bridge/
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By: Supportplastic

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:54:38 PDT
Fast, cheap, easy and UGLY portable boombox! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-cheap-easy-and-UGLY-portable-boombox/
Fast, cheap, easy and UGLY portable boombox! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/BJR2/HTZY42PH/FXXBJR2HTZY42PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/BJR2/HTZY42PH/FXXBJR2HTZY42PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/BJR2/HTZY42PH/FXXBJR2HTZY42PH.SMALL.jpg xanda2260 Bluetooth capable, battery powered sound system that takes less than an hour to build! Be gentle, this is my first instructable! Pick your head unit Ok, you need something to play your tunes. My idea was simple, use a car stereo (head unit) to provide audio inputs and amplifier. I picked up my ...
By: xanda2260

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:30:17 PDT
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny254585-PWM-generator-and-Servo-tester/
Attiny25/45/85 PWM generator and Servo tester! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/6DC1/HTZULNS7/FMG6DC1HTZULNS7.SMALL.jpg Jan_Henrik Hello, in this project I want to show you how to build a PWM generator with a Attiny processor. It is very easy to build and a nice project for starters as also for professionals. You will need some electronic knowledge and some knowledge about Arduino. It wont be to hard, because i already wrote a ...
By: Jan_Henrik

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:51:47 PDT
How To Make A Cheap Knex Spool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Cheap-Knex-Spool-Stand/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:06:42 PDT
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Easy-Universal-Filament-holder/
Cheap, Easy, Universal Filament holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/5NK3/HTS5DB1S/FFD5NK3HTS5DB1S.SMALL.jpg drac5290 I recently bought myself a Printrbot jr v2 and I have loved how easy it is to use and tinker with. The only real problem I have found with it is the filament roll holders that come standard (image 3 and 4) can not hold all rolls of filament I own. As anyone who has bought filament online will ...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:04:27 PDT
cheap color changing lamp w/remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-tap-light-into-color-changing-Mood-lightnigh/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:04:15 PDT
Cheapest (~10-15USD/unit) wireless intercom or Simple USB powered Walkie Talkie hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-10-15USDunit-wireless-intercom-or-Simple-/
Cheapest (~10-15USD/unit) wireless intercom or Simple USB powered Walkie Talkie hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/HOUD/HTPUOA7V/FYFHOUDHTPUOA7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/HOUD/HTPUOA7V/FYFHOUDHTPUOA7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/HOUD/HTPUOA7V/FYFHOUDHTPUOA7V.SMALL.jpg milkboy007 This is a simple hack (just connecting wires) to make a usb powered walkie talkie i tried this when i was still in elementary school and forgotten about this for years, till recently when my brother ask me to recommend cheap wireless intercom that cost less than 20USD per unit, that can pass thru...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:36:19 PDT
Homemade 5' Solution for headphones knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-5-Solution-for-headphones-knots/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:15:04 PDT
Raspberry pi camera protective case ghetto http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-camera-protective-case-ghetto/
Raspberry pi camera protective case ghetto - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/ICS7/HT2U2BA8/FX6ICS7HT2U2BA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/ICS7/HT2U2BA8/FX6ICS7HT2U2BA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/ICS7/HT2U2BA8/FX6ICS7HT2U2BA8.SMALL.jpg liamgregory i made this so that I could play around with the camera until I can get a proper case for it. You will need Foam i got this from the raspberry pi camera boxsomething to cut the foam a craft knife would make it easier but can be done with scissors wire or string i just used a jumper cable and c...
By: liamgregory

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:41:01 PDT
How to create a free VPN on ios 7.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-free-VPN-on-ios-71/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/NA8X/HSUELNZZ/F5RNA8XHSUELNZZ.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube Hai! I fucked about with the rendering settings in sony vegas 9 so the quality should be good now :D SO SORRY FOR THE LAG FROM MY IPAD!!! Should still be pretty easy to follow though :) IMPORTANT STUFFS IF YALL CAN'T FOLLOW: Description: Whatever you want. Server: free3.vpnpie.org account: your em...
By: Assassin Tube

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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:21:26 PDT