Instructables: exploring - technology - Cool - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:26:33 PST BLOX v1.01 cool that amp down http://www.instructables.com/id/cool-that-amp-down/
cool that amp down - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/SCJL/FL612CKP/FL8SCJLFL612CKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/SCJL/FL612CKP/FL8SCJLFL612CKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/SCJL/FL612CKP/FL8SCJLFL612CKP.SMALL.jpg acidrain1 This is a how to for those who may not be technically inclined or just need confirmation on if it is possible to do. My amp would overheat and go into protection mode after 20 minutes, so i installed a 12v brushless computer fan which i had purchased from Radio Shack for a computer mod i did. Needle...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 18:13:14 PDT
How to build a simple robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-simple-robotic-arm-from-Lego-Mindst/
How to build a simple robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/3AT1/FIG8WM9L/FC23AT1FIG8WM9L.SMALL.jpg roksraka Today, I will tell you how I built my robotic arm from Lego Mindstorms NXT.In fact, I wanted to build a robotic tripod for my camera. I found out, that it's more difficult then it looks. After some experimenting I build this simple robotic arm.I you want to build it too, you need:- Lego Mindstorms N...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:10:05 PDT
The Hilsch vortex tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hilsch-vortex-tube/
The Hilsch vortex tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZA2L/F54HJ3I1/FYUZA2LF54HJ3I1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZA2L/F54HJ3I1/FYUZA2LF54HJ3I1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZA2L/F54HJ3I1/FYUZA2LF54HJ3I1.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc The hilsch vortex tube, cools and heats air at the SAME time with no moving parts, and NO electricity. cool huh? it's quite simple, and only a matter of getting the dimensions right! Not to mention the ability to produce EXTREME temperatures! all that's needed is compressed air!So, let's demonstrate...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:09:57 PDT
Control a Arduino with your phone. http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-anything-with-your-smartphone-and-a-Arduin/
Control a Arduino with your phone. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/7XDZ/GJHV99HX/FJK7XDZGJHV99HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/7XDZ/GJHV99HX/FJK7XDZGJHV99HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/7XDZ/GJHV99HX/FJK7XDZGJHV99HX.SMALL.jpg mman1506 In this Instructable I'll show how to control your stuff with your phone and the arduino board. I've controlled everything from smoke machines too christmas light's with this program. Video: sorry the video is kinda odd because my camera is trying to adjusting for the light difference. The parts...
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 20:03:32 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TDCT/IJVPSA6K/FVOTDCTIJVPSA6K.SMALL.jpg Jan H It has been a dream for me to own a quadcopter for a few years now nevertheless, I did not want a very cheap one, which would break really easily, but at the same time I did not want to buy a really expensive one. At my school, I had to choose a year long project, and I was wondering if it was possi...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
Create A Color Accented Photo In Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-A-Color-Accented-Photo-In-Photoshop/
Create A Color Accented Photo In Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/I2M1/FWKQKOUI/FAKI2M1FWKQKOUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/I2M1/FWKQKOUI/FAKI2M1FWKQKOUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/I2M1/FWKQKOUI/FAKI2M1FWKQKOUI.SMALL.jpg cynical_chemical In this instructable I will show you how to create an easy color accented photo in photoshop, gimp, or any other image editing program. What You Will Need You will need the following things to do this: - Photoshop, GIMP, Inkscape, or any other image editing software - A color photo to ac...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 14:00:52 PDT
Xbee quick setup guide (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbee-quick-setup-guide-Arduino/
Xbee quick setup guide (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/46HW/H5R9ERO1/F7Y46HWH5R9ERO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/46HW/H5R9ERO1/F7Y46HWH5R9ERO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/46HW/H5R9ERO1/F7Y46HWH5R9ERO1.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr This instructable will help you be able to make your xbee work with your arduino. An Xbee is a small transceiver that sends our serial data that is fed into it. It is very helpful in wireless matters, like data from surveillance, RC toys and more. But if you need to set up an Xbee model, after you k...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 04:01:30 PDT
How to use autohotkey and write basic scripts for it. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-autohotkey-and-write-basic-scripts-for-/
How to use autohotkey and write basic scripts for it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QNYF/FSMSY7KE/FLHQNYFFSMSY7KE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QNYF/FSMSY7KE/FLHQNYFFSMSY7KE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/QNYF/FSMSY7KE/FLHQNYFFSMSY7KE.SMALL.gif idiotjohn In this instructable, you will learn how to use autohotkey and how to make basic scripts. Downloading and installing Autohotkey First, you are required to go to here and download Autohotkey. Install it and start it up. Lets learn how to write scripts! - Step 1 We are just going to do basic scr...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2009 02:52:59 PDT
Control any gadgets with your Brain! (Neurofeedback with Arduino Microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-any-gadgets-with-your-Brain-Nero-Feedbac/
Control any gadgets with your Brain! (Neurofeedback with Arduino Microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/05TO/GTZK8E4F/FTA05TOGTZK8E4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/05TO/GTZK8E4F/FTA05TOGTZK8E4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/05TO/GTZK8E4F/FTA05TOGTZK8E4F.SMALL.jpg iScience You've Seen many cool gadgets on news like, controlling robot. I've been pretty shaken up with that one. So after some 6 months of research, I made my own! All the parts cost me less then 100$! Thats cool isn't it? Materials: - 1 MindFlex - 50$ EBay! - 1 Arduino Microcontroller <= Visit the off...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 07:21:52 PDT
A Neat Trick on how to Resurface a CD http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Neat-Trick-on-how-to-Resurface-a-CD/
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Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:27:37 PST
The vinegar and baking soda reaction! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-vinegar-and-baking-soda-reaction-in-different-/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:51:27 PDT
DIY LCD backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LCD-backlight/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 23:07:44 PST
How to make a timer with notepad. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-timer-with-notepad/
How to make a timer with notepad. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/I2MV/HAFHLAPJ/FNRI2MVHAFHLAPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/I2MV/HAFHLAPJ/FNRI2MVHAFHLAPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/I2MV/HAFHLAPJ/FNRI2MVHAFHLAPJ.SMALL.gif HiPoweredHacker Open notepad. Here's a base code frame that you can use to make a timer. @echo off color 0a :1 pause timeout 60 goto 1 color changes the color combination in the application file timeout set the time in seconds the :1 and the goto 1 loops the timer so that it stops and resets so you can start it ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:42:24 PST
The Naked Egg: Make an ordinary egg wobbly, bouncy, and squishy using the Scientific Method! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Naked-Egg-Make-an-ordinary-egg-wobbly-bouncy-a/
The Naked Egg: Make an ordinary egg wobbly, bouncy, and squishy using the Scientific Method! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SMALL.jpg jmloosen In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make an egg squishy and bouncy using household items, but will also teach you how to use the scientific method. When using the scientific method, remember this acronym: P: Problem H: Hypothesis E: Experiment O: Observations C: Conclusion To make a problem...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:15:20 PDT
Make A Hydraulic Arm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Hydraulic-Arm/
Make A Hydraulic Arm! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/QSUH/I1XEJIFH/FXLQSUHI1XEJIFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/QSUH/I1XEJIFH/FXLQSUHI1XEJIFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/QSUH/I1XEJIFH/FXLQSUHI1XEJIFH.SMALL.jpg mist8k Lets make a simple hydraulic arm! I designed this simple arm that's powered using syringes as hydraulics.I've also made a video so make sure to check that out!What I used- Platform- I used a round table coaster Rotating base- I used a tin lidArm- 2 large lolly sticks and 4 standard sized lolly stcks...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:28 PDT
Cool Itunes trick - VISUALIZER http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Itunes-trick-VISUALIZER/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 01:40:29 PST
Free electronic samples http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-electronic-samples/
Free electronic samples - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OGZN/FXR6YQAO/FEYOGZNFXR6YQAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OGZN/FXR6YQAO/FEYOGZNFXR6YQAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OGZN/FXR6YQAO/FEYOGZNFXR6YQAO.SMALL.jpg sharlston did you know some companies will ship you free electronics like leds for free? here are the sites i used and some i picked up alng the way rules They are some rules you should know before you start getting free samples from the companies: * You should never ask for more than you need. . * Taki...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2010 15:27:10 PST
Solar Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Sound-Systerm/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:14:25 PST
Evil Self Duplicating Batch File http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Self-Duplicating-Batch-File/
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 01:41:52 PDT
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-CRT-Computer-Moniter-Into-A-Fish-Tan/
Turn Your Old CRT Computer Monitor Into A Fish Tank ! ! ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/GPOB/F3KLNV83/FVHGPOBF3KLNV83.SMALL.jpg mcanderson76 Talk about a great screen saver! I've been wanting to do this build for a while now. Just about every time I see and old CRT computer monitor by the side of the road on trash day I think to myself ...that would sure make a cool looking fish tank. So here is my first attempt at turning and old comput...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2007 23:05:18 PDT
Blinking LEDs to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LEDs-to-Music/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 19:52:28 PDT
How to use text in blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-text-in-blender/
How to use text in blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6HBI/HU1RWOFI/FT46HBIHU1RWOFI.SMALL.jpg NinjaISV In this tutorial I will teach you how to use a custom font in blender and I will teach you how to use it with shapeways. Creating the scene Start by running blender. Click outside of the info box. Blender will automatically create a new scene when you start it. It should look something like thi...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:41:32 PDT
Pulling apart a desktop hard drive to get rare earth magnets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulling-apart-a-desktop-hard-drive-to-get-rare-ear/
Pulling apart a desktop hard drive to get rare earth magnets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVIO/F2FRVD3F/FSVPVIOF2FRVD3F.SMALL.jpg idiotjohn In this instructable I will show you the steps to take apart a computer hard drive and get the rare earth magnets from it. What you'll need... 1. A hard drive 2. Appropriate screwdrivers Pretty simple, eh? Firstly you will need a hard drive. Hard drives can be found most everywhere. In Austra...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 02:57:31 PDT
How to make a Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Telescope/
How to make a Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SMALL.jpg chandrahas aroori I have always wanted to observe the stars, but the equipment was pretty expensive.Have you been fascinated by the stars in the sky?Did you want to get closer to them?Did you ever want a telescope but it was too expensive? Well here's your answer to all these questions:-How to make a telescope!!! ...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:06:23 PST
Fun with Easy VBS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-with-Easy-VBS/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2008 11:34:37 PDT
Cool Batch Files http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Batch-Files/
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 15:39:28 PST
Get .swf off almost any site for free (and also legal if u dont host the game!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-swf-off-almost-any-site-for-free-and-also-le/
Get .swf off almost any site for free (and also legal if u dont host the game!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/KO0U/FLG5OHTI/FQKKO0UFLG5OHTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/KO0U/FLG5OHTI/FQKKO0UFLG5OHTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/KO0U/FLG5OHTI/FQKKO0UFLG5OHTI.SMALL.jpg zoozie this instructable will teach you how to get games off of most sites! and as long as u dont make ppl pay for downloads and stuff like that, its legal! get firefox get mozilla firefox!! easy download and faster and better than IE and safari! if you dont know how to find the dpwnload for mozilla fi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 22:01:41 PDT
Bring new life to an old laptop with Ubuntu! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-new-life-to-an-old-laptop-with-Ubuntu/
Bring new life to an old laptop with Ubuntu! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/LNLJ/GHTLUO1R/F9HLNLJGHTLUO1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/LNLJ/GHTLUO1R/F9HLNLJGHTLUO1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/LNLJ/GHTLUO1R/F9HLNLJGHTLUO1R.SMALL.jpg your dog 1.7 GHz processor. 512 MB of RAM. 40 GB hard drive. If you know about computers, that sounds like the specs of a tablet or a netbook computer. However, this is from a Dell Latitude D600. Back in the day, this was a top of the line laptop. Thin and light, it was new technology. That was 7 years ago. ...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:11:41 PST
WoW Private Servers http://www.instructables.com/id/WoW-Private-Servers/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:16:30 PDT
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) http://www.instructables.com/id/building-the-poor-mans-mini-tesla-coil-slayer-exc/
building the poor-mans mini tesla coil ( slayer exciter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/CH8P/HELXKKI7/FPKCH8PHELXKKI7.SMALL.jpg -max- A slayer exciter is basically a small solid state tesla coil, usually a one transistor design. The circuitry for it is simple. One of the first things anyone who has built a joule thief will notice, is that the circuitry is very similar. The biggest difference is that the small transformer or induct...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:34:24 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
Water Drop Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-drop-macro-lens/
Water Drop Macro Lens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/NKAZ/ID02GV96/FMVNKAZID02GV96.SMALL.jpg Znaffi In this instructable I will show you, how you can take really cool macro pictures with a drop of water as a lens for your smartphone / tablet.We are putting water directly onto the smartphone / tablet, so don't do this, if you are worried, that it will cause damages. I am not worried at all, as I ha...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:52:34 PDT
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/HIPSTERIZE-Beginner-tutorial-to-clean-and-easy-pho/
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SMALL.jpg kennybriolotta This is gonna be a really concise tutorial, no useless words so let's go ! CHOOSE YOUR IMAGE You can choose every picture you want (higher quality = better result).Nature picture is highly recommanded for awesome effect, check out :Creative Market - HUGE NATURE PHOTO PACK If you need free high qu...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:03:17 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTNC/IAJNYBFE/FN3XTNCIAJNYBFE.SMALL.jpg Constructed Hi, Welcome to my instructable!Today Ill teach you how to build a DIY Bluetooth speaker. Its extremely easy to make, and great for anyone learning electronics. The best part is you dont need any past experience with electronics! This project is great to practice your soldering skills (Mine clearly n...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Bluetooth RC Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RC-Van/
Bluetooth RC Van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JSLE/IA58JL3W/FHJJSLEIA58JL3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JSLE/IA58JL3W/FHJJSLEIA58JL3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/JSLE/IA58JL3W/FHJJSLEIA58JL3W.SMALL.jpg cr6564 What’s cooler than a remote controlled car? A smartphone controlled car!The LightBlue Bean can be used to make existing projects and toys talk to your smartphone. In this tutorial we show you how to integrate the Bean in an existing RC car and use the iOS app LightBlue to control it. Reverse enginee...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/101-useful-practical-functional-3d-prints/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:21:54 PDT
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Overheating-Laptop-And-keep-it-looking-ni/
Fix Your Overheating Laptop! (And keep it looking nice) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/QNWR/I9UDWBTY/FB8QNWRI9UDWBTY.SMALL.jpg Dschulz I just got my [new to me] Samsung series 7 chronos laptop less than a week ago, and I was very impressed with it except for one grievance: it was HOT. No, not that kind of hot!Anyway, the fan would ramp up just sitting on the windows desktop, and Minecraft under Windows was fine for about 10 minutes...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 19:24:54 PDT
3d Print Your Minecraft World! http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Print-Youre-Minecraft-World/
3d Print Your Minecraft World! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/A09L/I85QQ03T/F93A09LI85QQ03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/A09L/I85QQ03T/F93A09LI85QQ03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/A09L/I85QQ03T/F93A09LI85QQ03T.SMALL.jpg printrbot932 This is a tutorial on how to export and print youre minecraft terrain or creation.I resently cam across a program called mineways that exports obj that you can turn in to files that can be used to print on a low end printer.I hope this helps someone bring there creation to life. Load World first...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 14:19:05 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 CNC Chess http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess/
DIY CNC Chess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/NA6M/I71QE1QC/FNLNA6MI71QE1QC.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello everyone,in this tutorial I'll show you one of my school projects which we had through high school. As you can suppose judging by title, it's about chess figures, there were two types of material, aluminium and brass. The goal of whole project was to recreate chess figures which were recently ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:05 PDT
3D printed MiniNes http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-MiniNes/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:08:31 PDT
Chat Program http://www.instructables.com/id/Chat-Program/
Chat Program - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VMZE/I6NI6PE4/FE0VMZEI6NI6PE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VMZE/I6NI6PE4/FE0VMZEI6NI6PE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/VMZE/I6NI6PE4/FE0VMZEI6NI6PE4.SMALL.jpg Nate Oaks Please vote for me in the Microsoft Code Contest here: This is no fake, the CMD program that I will show you how to make is a chat program. You can message your friends or family in school or at home! Open Notepad First, you need to open "Notepad". Just press the Windows button and search notep...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:55:36 PST
Growing Rock Candy In Only a Few Hours!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Only-a-Few-Hours/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:20:09 PST
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Hand-Held-Radio-Hack-For-a-Motorcyclist/
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SMALL.jpg sswanton As part of our Industrial design module in university we were given the brief of hacking a basic handheld radio (sony icf-s22) with the view to designing a radio for a specific user. I chose to design a handlebar mounted radio for a motorcyclist that would connect wirelessly to a headset within the ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 19:24:43 PST
Glow Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Wood/
Glow Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SMALL.jpg elichem Making glow-in-the-dark wood.So we've had a lot of artists, woodworkers and furniture makers ask us how to transform pieces of wood into glow-in-the-dark wonders.We usually tell them its quite easy, then we thought it would be good idea to do a case-study of our own to prove just how straight forwar...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:09:57 PST
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table-20/
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table 2.0 (BPT X5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/2U04/I7VQT2ES/FIS2U04I7VQT2ES.SMALL.jpg Regax Due to popular demand, I have created a new and improved version of my original Interactive LED Beer Pong Table! These tables are one-of-a-kind projects that are quite rewarding to create! The original table won the grand prize in the FSL Contest here on Instructables, it won a s...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:30 PDT
The Lag Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lag-Switch/
The Lag Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UQMS/GD2JC1RM/F5GUQMSGD2JC1RM.SMALL.jpg TXTCLA55 Yes how low can a online gamer go? Well here is the answer to a question that has long dominated the world of online gaming  "why is my connection so slow?" The answer is either your computer cant handle the game or someone is using one of theses suckers...a lag switch. the ible is all about creatin...
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Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:07:16 PDT
Plasma Gum http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Gum/
Plasma Gum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/NBX5/I58IC9GM/FZZNBX5I58IC9GM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/NBX5/I58IC9GM/FZZNBX5I58IC9GM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/NBX5/I58IC9GM/FZZNBX5I58IC9GM.SMALL.jpg nate71173 Here for your enjoyment is a hack/make/assemblage item. I've always loved plasma globes ever since first spotting one as a wee lad (a million years ago) in Radioshack. Now that they're no longer $100 in eighties money, and are a mere $20 on sale, they're much easier to attain. Being more practically...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:21:53 PST
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Amazing-Crystals-in-Just-Hours/
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan -Hello Youtubers, and Instructaganders today I am going to teach you how to grow cool Magnesium Sulfate Crystals in just a few hours. Some of you might ask What's magnesium sulfate? Is it expensive? Sounds complicated... No, Magnesium Sulfate is rather cheap, you can get it at the local store. And...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:06:07 PST