Instructables: exploring - technology - acrylic - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:40:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Sound Insulation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Insulation-Box/
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 10:33:20 PST
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Circuit-Board-Lamp/
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By: Natural Nerd

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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:48:10 PST
Parts and Crafts DIY Simple Edge-Lit Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Parts-and-Crafts-DIY-Simple-Edge-Lit-Acrylic-Sign/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:04:04 PDT
LED sword http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sword/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:27:59 PDT
Microsoft Surface Hub on the Cheap: Touchscreen Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Microsoft-Surface-Hub-the-Cheap-Touchscreen-Coffee/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:02:22 PDT
Desk lamp smoke extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Lamp-Smoke-Extractor/
Desk lamp smoke extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1DUB/ITKLG80P/FX31DUBITKLG80P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1DUB/ITKLG80P/FX31DUBITKLG80P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/1DUB/ITKLG80P/FX31DUBITKLG80P.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None Everyone that does soldering in electronics must have a smoke extractor, a simple search online will give you different models but i like the idea to make my own smoke extractor.The idea for my extractor is to have the possibility to move around my desk depending on the angle of the pcb board my ext...
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:59:42 PDT
How to DIY A Gatling Gun-Style Voice-Controlled Wi-Fi Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-DIY-a-Gatling-Gun-Style-Voice-Controlled-Wi-1/
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By: Seeed Studio

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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 10:17:06 PDT
How to Make Light Up Acrylic Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Light-Up-Acrylic-Stands/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:42:29 PDT
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
Starwars LED Nameplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Starwars-LED-Nameplate/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 21:59:34 PDT
Front plate for 16x2 LCD + Keypad Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontplate-for-16x2-LCD-Keypad-Shield/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 06:23:57 PDT
Acrylic 3D Printer Filament Spool Holder - Laser cut with aluminum mandrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-3D-Printer-Filament-Spool-Holder-Laser-Cut/
Acrylic 3D Printer Filament Spool Holder - Laser cut with aluminum mandrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/HWQR/IOMP3A8B/FRJHWQRIOMP3A8B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/HWQR/IOMP3A8B/FRJHWQRIOMP3A8B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/HWQR/IOMP3A8B/FRJHWQRIOMP3A8B.SMALL.jpg als_liahona My first 3D printer kit came with a laser cut Acrylic filament spool holder that sported at threaded rod with nuts on the ends to hold the spool of filament. At first I didn't like it -- it didn't work all that well. Then I decided to replace the threaded rod with an aluminum bar that better fit t...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 23:05:52 PDT
Diffuse Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffuse-Objects/
Diffuse Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/7W0C/IOEM0AKL/FPI7W0CIOEM0AKL.SMALL.jpg mfranck This is a project that combines digital video with digitally fabricated objects to create luminous, dynamic relief surfaces. It is an extension of a computational and organic aesthetic that I have developed over the last few years of making video work, rendered in the flesh. But rather than becoming...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:24:36 PDT
Arcade MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-MIDI-Controller/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 07:06:09 PDT
Arduino GRANDE the Huge Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GRANDE-the-Huge-Microcontroller/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:36:12 PDT
Chroma - Light in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Chroma-Light-in-a-Box/
Chroma - Light in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel chroma.light in a box.chroma is a simple box. It lights up when you want it to. Whatever color you want, whenever you want.chroma is an app controlled dual edge lit box; made possible by the edge lighting abilities of acrylic. chroma costs under $25 and weighs just over 200g.features:2 types of rain...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:46:12 PDT
Acrylic Gear Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Gear-Clock/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:35:42 PDT
Dangerous Lashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Dangerous-Lashes/
Dangerous Lashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/HXM4/ILGXKUKU/FQNHXM4ILGXKUKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/HXM4/ILGXKUKU/FQNHXM4ILGXKUKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/HXM4/ILGXKUKU/FQNHXM4ILGXKUKU.SMALL.jpg Plusea Flesh-like silicone tube pierced by 28 dress pins becomes a mesmerizing display of dangerous lashes.The gear shafts and the box housing them are all held together by sewing. Materials and Tools MATERIALS- Tube of silicone (see here)- Dressmakers pins- String- Acrylic glass (3 mm thick)- Stepper m...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 20:43:46 PST
Sphox: the Google Sphere Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sphox-the-Google-Sphere-Box/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 02:16:10 PST
Fish eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Eye/
Fish eye - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/9NSA/IKRNQS34/F9E9NSAIKRNQS34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/9NSA/IKRNQS34/F9E9NSAIKRNQS34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/9NSA/IKRNQS34/F9E9NSAIKRNQS34.SMALL.jpg hydronics take apart an LCD monitor and put a fish tank in it.Play pictures of space... "fish on the moon"We all shagrin about looking into a dead monitor.... why not make it alive?I used a raspberry pi and pi-cam to take live video of the fish and display the fish feed on top of the fish... and a bit of CV t...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:33:46 PST
LED Sound Reactive Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Sound-Reactive-Light-Box/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:55:50 PST
Icosahedron Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Form/
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By: JenniferBerry

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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:37:57 PST
A Smarter Way to Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Smarter-Way-to-Mill/
A Smarter Way to Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VRDP/IJEKKJUZ/F6LVRDPIJEKKJUZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Just because you have the best, most expensive state of the art tools doesn't make you rockstar. And just because you don't have access to the most expensive state of the art tools doesn't mean you can't be a rockstar. Standard Milling is Stupid Standard milling in a router takes too long and i...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:57:12 PST
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Loading-Wheel-Motion-Deactivated/
Wearable Loading Wheel - Motion Deactivated - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/GNU8/IJD9FSOO/FSKGNU8IJD9FSOO.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen I am bring Loading Wheel to real-life! This is a motion deactivated loading wheel, when you stop moving the loading lights comes on. I found the spinning light to be extremely meditating in the real-life. For this project, you will need Access to a laser cutter 1/4 "Acrylic Clear 1/8 "Acrylic B...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:25:12 PST
LED Nametag http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nametag/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:53:06 PDT
Programable Motion Sensing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Programable-Motion-Sensing-Night-Light/
Programable Motion Sensing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/CR7Y/IJ8UXA2B/FHUCR7YIJ8UXA2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/CR7Y/IJ8UXA2B/FHUCR7YIJ8UXA2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/CR7Y/IJ8UXA2B/FHUCR7YIJ8UXA2B.SMALL.jpg Dan Chen I always have trouble finding light switches during the middle of the night in the dark or entering a pitch black room when I get home. That is why I created this customized and programmable night light.For this custom design night light I want to have the following criteria Motion activated Ligh...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:47:10 PST
Freestanding Desktop Infinity Mirror - Easy to Decorate http://www.instructables.com/id/Freestanding-Desktop-Infinity-Mirror-Easy-to-Decor/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:18:20 PST
Lasercut decorative night light (for tfcd) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Decorative-Night-Light-for-Tfcd/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:34:29 PST
Arduino Voice controlled robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Robot-Arm/
Arduino Voice controlled robot arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/REOV/IK7BTA8H/FDSREOVIK7BTA8H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/REOV/IK7BTA8H/FDSREOVIK7BTA8H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/REOV/IK7BTA8H/FDSREOVIK7BTA8H.SMALL.jpg tmercados Have you ever felt fustrated doing things wishing you had one more hand?Well, this will help you.This is a robot that can do whatever that you want just speaking to it for example you can say "up" and the robot will do a little movement to the side that you said. Tools and materials Tools: A dri...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:02:39 PST
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-TIMER/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:14:17 PST
Automated Dog Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Dog-Feeder/
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By: StevenDeDomenico

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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 04:52:03 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
By: PerfectPixel

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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
Cymatic water tank visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cymatic-water-tank-visualizer/
Cymatic water tank visualizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/X2AH/IHAYF8D3/F01X2AHIHAYF8D3.SMALL.jpg space13 The cymatic water tank visualizer takes any sound or data in the form of sound files, and plays them through deep bass "Buttkicker" speakers to vibrate a tank full of water. Different frequencies excite different modes of vibration of the tank and cause different kinds of patterns in the water.Highe...
By: space13

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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:17:18 PST
Lit-O-Pane (Full Color Edge-Lit Photo!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lit-O-Pane-Full-Color-Edge-Lit-Photo/
Lit-O-Pane (Full Color Edge-Lit Photo!!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WIRZ/IGY3LX37/FR6WIRZIGY3LX37.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WIRZ/IGY3LX37/FR6WIRZIGY3LX37.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/WIRZ/IGY3LX37/FR6WIRZIGY3LX37.SMALL.jpg haqnmaq It Started With An IdeaTL;DR Why not create a full color edge-lit display, so that you can convert any image into an awesome full color edge-lit lithopane. Also, I made a lot of mistakes, and learned some things. No easy access to laser cutter so bothered friend to cut them. Skip to the next step ...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:49:30 PST
LED Acrylic Sign-Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Sign-Halloween/
LED Acrylic Sign-Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/N5OD/IGB20P5V/F4GN5ODIGB20P5V.SMALL.jpg fituro Halloween is just in a few days so I thought about doing something related to it and the other day I bought the materials I needed to do and acrylic sign so I thought about mixing them and his was the result.As you can see it's really cool and quite easy to do so I totally recomend you to build it...
By: fituro

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:19:48 PDT
Raspberry PI Touch Screen Frame and Case Assembly Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PI-Touch-Screen-Frame-and-Case-Assembly-/
Raspberry PI Touch Screen Frame and Case Assembly Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/Q8H5/IFMTPKEO/FOPQ8H5IFMTPKEO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/Q8H5/IFMTPKEO/FOPQ8H5IFMTPKEO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/Q8H5/IFMTPKEO/FOPQ8H5IFMTPKEO.SMALL.jpg BalearicDynamics One of the most versatile and useful devices / accessory recently on the market for the Raspberry PI is the 10-points touchscreen 7 inches LCD device. The video above show some examples of its performances.The touchscreen is sold without any frame or support, just the screen and the touchscreen fil...
By: BalearicDynamics

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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:44:06 PDT
Laser cut wheelchair model. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wheelchair-model/
Laser cut wheelchair model. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/Y6SW/IFISAQ9P/F98Y6SWIFISAQ9P.SMALL.jpg will_strange I am a senior lecturer in making at The Arts University Bournemouth. I am part of the BA (Hons) Modelmaking teathing team. When I am not teaching modelmaking I make and sell lamps and lights at my website, www.willstrange.net.Welcome to the first in a series written with the experience of teaching s...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 06:19:02 PDT
LED Lit Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lit-Acrylic-Sign/
LED Lit Acrylic Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/VQU8/IDYKNOPV/F8LVQU8IDYKNOPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/VQU8/IDYKNOPV/F8LVQU8IDYKNOPV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/VQU8/IDYKNOPV/F8LVQU8IDYKNOPV.SMALL.jpg vipercmd My wife asked if I would help create thank you gifts for her community choir that would be presented to the conductor and accompanists. I showed her pardy73's Edge Lit Acrylic Sign Instructable and she loved it! I used our Makerspace's Epilog laser machine to etch the acrylic as well as create a w...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:31:16 PDT
Arduino MIDI Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-MIDI-Controller/
Arduino MIDI Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/RNB2/IATHADW5/FGIRNB2IATHADW5.SMALL.jpg dylanstout A MIDI controller is any piece of equipment that generates and transmits MIDI data to MIDI-enabled devices. In short, if you have buttons on your MIDI controller, you can program those buttons to any sound you want through musical software (ex.: Ableton, Garage Band, etc.). You can also program pote...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:31:55 PDT
How to make a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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By: Constructed

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 07:25:21 PDT
DIY External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-External-Hard-Drive/
DIY External Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SMALL.jpg MadxBros So this is a quick Instructables for all of the people that never have quite enough space to store all of their different files. Are you tired of compressing your images? Don't know how to use the cloud... because nobody understands the cloud? Do you want to go entirely off the "internet grid"? Well...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 10:25:08 PDT
BOOGIE BOX: The Electromagnetic Dance Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOGIE-BOX-The-Electromagnetic-Dancer/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 01:34:33 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fusion-to-Make-Collaborative-Sculptures-with/
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry For this series of collaborative sculptures, I wanted to make an organic framework from which my bees could build comb. Since comb is heavy when filled with honey and very fragile when taken from the hive, decided I needed to build a structure strong enough to hold the weight and yet transparent eno...
By: JenniferBerry

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:21:57 PST
How to Document your Busy Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Document-your-Busy-Bees/
How to Document your Busy Bees - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/GAJK/I4VQCFK5/F4WGAJKI4VQCFK5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/GAJK/I4VQCFK5/F4WGAJKI4VQCFK5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/GAJK/I4VQCFK5/F4WGAJKI4VQCFK5.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Many bee keepers aren't just satisfied with opening their hives to check on their bees, but want a more in-depth experience with bees. Keeping an observation hive is a great way to learn more about your bees and see what happens in the hive on a day to day basis. I borrowed this observation hive s...
By: JenniferBerry

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:12:30 PST
Hydrophobic Drumpad, for MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrophobic-Drumpad-for-MaKey-MaKey/
Hydrophobic Drumpad, for MaKey MaKey - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/UKDS/I50XP2ZZ/F9BUKDSI50XP2ZZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/UKDS/I50XP2ZZ/F9BUKDSI50XP2ZZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/UKDS/I50XP2ZZ/F9BUKDSI50XP2ZZ.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Hydrophobic Drumpad, for MaKey MaKeyFor more projects and a summary follow up from our January build night, please see this thread!This is a pretty simple project, and you don't even have to have a laser cutter like we used. If you have a printer and a pair of scissors, you can get this project acco...
By: smalltortoise

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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:07:45 PST
Color Changing LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
Color Changing LED Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SMALL.jpg push_reset This color changing wearable will always be in harmony with the outfit it is pinned to. This brooch reads the color of a garment and turns either the complementary color or displays the missing two colors in the triadic color scheme. This project uses the Adafruit color sensor, Neopixels and an Ardu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-) http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-LED-Cube-sort-of-/
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/VVVS/I3BHIN3P/F8ZVVVSI3BHIN3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/VVVS/I3BHIN3P/F8ZVVVSI3BHIN3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/VVVS/I3BHIN3P/F8ZVVVSI3BHIN3P.SMALL.jpg janth Ok, that's not the classic 3*3*3 one-color-LED cube but a 4*4*4 RGB cube, but at least in a kind of classic design ^^.I used all major tools in our fablab for these object: pcb mill, laser cutter and 3D printer - the latter at the end of it's resolution.It uses 64 WS2812B bare LEDs, an ATTiny85 as c...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:37:19 PST
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing http://www.instructables.com/id/CuckooTankard-A-new-approach-on-beerable-computing/
CuckooTankard: A new approach on beerable computing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/P2YL/I2P3OKAB/FUQP2YLI2P3OKAB.SMALL.jpg janth Build Night time in the Fablab Aachen. We got a bunch of Spark IO boards and Spark Buttons - and if we made a cool project with ist, we might even keep it. So what to do? I decided to build an improved beer mug - adding the functionality of a cuckoo clock with the power of the spark board.It could ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:19:40 PST
Durable DODOcase VR (plastified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-DODOcase-VR-plastified/
Durable DODOcase VR (plastified) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/Q70Z/I31H1F8P/F7UQ70ZI31H1F8P.SMALL.jpg FriedZombie The first time I came across the DODOcase VR was via my local hackerspace TkkrLab.My first impression was that this was a nifty and simple gadget to make almost any mobile phone into a 3D sensation. So I was intrigued. After seeing the first few build I wanted to make mine somewhat more durable and ...
By: FriedZombie

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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:56:27 PST