Instructables: exploring - technology - air - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:12:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Learning progressive cavity pump the 3d printing way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-progressive-cavity-pump-the-3d-printing-w/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 21:55:04 PDT
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Tunnel/
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SMALL.jpg Atul N Yadav The instructable will show you how to make simple Wind Tunnel at your home / School. This project shall let students understand concept of Wind Tunnel, how they are used in testing aerodynamics of objects.This project shall also help you understand suction, exhaust of fans / propellers, how toggle s...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:35:19 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
Pneumatic Multiplexer- 3d printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pneumatic-Multiplexer/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 16:14:55 PDT
Apex Tricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Apex-Tricopter/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 13:19:41 PDT
Pneumatic Actuators - 3D Printed, Air-powered Pushers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pneumatic-Actuators-3D-Printed-Air-powered-Pushers/
Pneumatic Actuators - 3D Printed, Air-powered Pushers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SMALL.jpg DesktopWorkshop In this Instructable, we'll be going through how to 3D print a piston, create seals using bathroom sealant, and assemble it to produce a working, air-powered actuator that can be used for a variety of projects. These are great for where you want to have moving parts, without extra electronics i.e., ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:34:13 PDT
Solar powered air conditioning unit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-air-conditioning-unit/
Solar powered air conditioning unit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6RUS/IAP6XEL3/FH06RUSIAP6XEL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6RUS/IAP6XEL3/FH06RUSIAP6XEL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6RUS/IAP6XEL3/FH06RUSIAP6XEL3.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Most people would like to have their homes cooled by the strength of sunlight which ironically causes heat. How to achieve energy efficient cooling of your abode by harnessing sunlight? I have successfully implemented a solar powered air conditioning unit for my living room which has been working gr...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:46:55 PDT
Science Fair Air Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair-Air-Rockets/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 23:40:28 PDT
Super Light Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Light-Quadcopter/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:52:27 PST
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Brain-on-Pier-9-CNC-Milled-Corian/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:06:49 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
Dual Project: AirPlay-Pi and new life for an old radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Project-AirPlay-Pi-and-new-life-for-an-old-ra/
Dual Project: AirPlay-Pi and new life for an old radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SMALL.jpg TheKingsOfWing Hey, Welcome to my first ever post on Instructables!The Project you're about to read over is setting up a Raspberry Pi to use 'AirPlay' and how I used it, which clashes with the second part, the new life for my old radio. Collect up everything you need. Whats a must for this project:- Raspberry ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:23:38 PST
Is Cold Air Coming into Your Home? http://www.instructables.com/id/Is-Cold-Air-Coming-into-Your-Home/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:30 PST
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-model-an-anthropomorphic-skull-in-Meshmixer/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:15:54 PDT
Pulsing fluidic heart micropump http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluidic-heart-micropump/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:29:35 PDT
Haze霾---穿戴式空气质量探测器 http://www.instructables.com/id/Haze-霾/
Haze霾---穿戴式空气质量探测器 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/O5SQ/HVS1F961/FIBO5SQHVS1F961.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/O5SQ/HVS1F961/FIBO5SQHVS1F961.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/O5SQ/HVS1F961/FIBO5SQHVS1F961.SMALL.jpg pcheng1 Haze霾是一款可穿戴式空气质量探测器,它是一声对中国严峻的空气污染问题的高声疾呼。Haze霾通过使用者穿戴上空气侦测器行走在城市中侦测各处不同的污染水平,把空气质量问题转变为一个核心话题,并通过人们对空气质量的关键性讨论去鼓励人们重新思考空气污染问题。Haze霾 is a wearable air quality detector, which is a strong appeal for people to pay attention to issues of air pollution, a very serious issue facing China today.Haze霾 enco...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 14:57:49 PDT
宠物冰屋 http://www.instructables.com/id/猫猫冰屋-Cat-iglooa-small-Air-condition-room/
宠物冰屋 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SMALL.jpg zq9610 此教程将引导你将一个废旧冷热饮水机改造为一个给宠物使用的小型空调室 你需要准备:一台冷热饮水机,并确保其制冷功能仍然能够工作;一个用于 CPU 散热的组模;一个水冷头;一个直流 12 伏微型潜水泵;一个温度显示模块;一个塑料瓶;一米左右直径适合水泵的导管;一些废纸;一张废毛巾(可选);热熔胶及热熔枪;扎带若干;其他辅助工具恕不列出;你的智慧。 将饮水机完全拆卸 此例中拆卸的是一个只带有热水功能的饮水机,因此我额外准备了AC-DC电源适配器和制冷片。注意:只有冷热型的饮水机才有 AC-DC 电源适配器和制冷模块。 保留热水壶、电源模块以及制冷模块 热水壶将会被用于存储冷却水,电源模块...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 10:46:28 PDT
Air Conditioner Grate Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Conditioner-Grate-Hack/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:48:31 PST
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:29:12 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
How to Make a Mini Compressed Air Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Compressed-Air-Turbine/
How to Make a Mini Compressed Air Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7EAU/HJKC76MY/FMM7EAUHJKC76MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7EAU/HJKC76MY/FMM7EAUHJKC76MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7EAU/HJKC76MY/FMM7EAUHJKC76MY.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 In case you didn't know this yet, compressed air is pretty awesome.  With simple mechanical systems - pumps - energy can be stored and used for an infinite amount of applications.  What I like about compressed air is how simple and accessible it is.  Anyone with a bike pump can start moving air to g...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 23:04:49 PDT
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Cap-Sense-Piano/
Arduino Air Cap-Sense Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SMALL.jpg vishalapr I recently got my shipment of 10 buzzers I ordered about a month ago, so as soon as I got them I was eager to make something fun with them, so I looked around a bit and searched for what to do with them, and by spending some time on www.arduino,cc and posting lots of questions on the forums, I figur...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:15:21 PDT
Bubble Wall | Interactive, Inflatable Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Wall-Interactive-Inflatable-Panel/
Bubble Wall | Interactive, Inflatable Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SMALL.jpg kickice82003 Bubble Wall | Breathing Wall Panel System Interactive, Inflatable, Playable Wall Brief Project Description This was an artistic piece installed for a digital fabrication show at the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design. While this brief is specific to this panel,...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:26:00 PDT
Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Fan-Driven-by-a-Candle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/IAK8/HEXSGBOS/FALIAK8HEXSGBOS.SMALL.jpg Joohansson A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 03:04:10 PDT
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Remote-Control-to-Just-About-Anything/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:19:01 PDT
Wireless Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Air-Horn/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:30:38 PDT
ZAPpelin, or how to train your blimp with an Arduino and IR remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Zappelin/
ZAPpelin, or how to train your blimp with an Arduino and IR remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/OD36/HD4VFHVY/FM3OD36HD4VFHVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/OD36/HD4VFHVY/FM3OD36HD4VFHVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/OD36/HD4VFHVY/FM3OD36HD4VFHVY.SMALL.jpg masynmachien Is it flying seal? A flapping alien? No it's a ZAPpelin, an Arduino controlled indoor blimp, setup to learn in the signals from an IR remote to command it. This project came to life at the third Arduino Jam Februari 15th to17th 2013, at Timelab, Ghent, Belgium. Our team consisted of: -charles32 -...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 07:03:46 PST
Making sound (noise) machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-sound-noise-machines/
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 13:04:28 PDT
Make a swimming Robo-Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-swimming-Robo-Snake/
Make a swimming Robo-Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/7NOU/H5TU9QUE/FCQ7NOUH5TU9QUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/7NOU/H5TU9QUE/FCQ7NOUH5TU9QUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/7NOU/H5TU9QUE/FCQ7NOUH5TU9QUE.SMALL.jpg gabriellalevine Sneel is the name of my snake / eel swimming robot. This is documentation of hardware, software and mechanical design of  Sneel_003.   urethane flex tubing, microcontrollers, Zigbee wireless radio, hose clamps, wires, servo motors, titanium servo brackets, silicon, marine grease, epoxy, pond pump ...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:39:52 PDT
Air Muscles: Make an Artificial Muscle Robot Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Muscles-Make-an-Artificial-Muscle-Robot-Contr/
Air Muscles: Make an Artificial Muscle Robot Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/QHM4/H5JVXN8V/FHGQHM4H5JVXN8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/QHM4/H5JVXN8V/FHGQHM4H5JVXN8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/QHM4/H5JVXN8V/FHGQHM4H5JVXN8V.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Here are two ways to make a controller that can control artificial air muscles. The intro pic shows the more elaborate version that can control up to 11 air muscles using robot neurons. It is shown activating an air muscle robot gripper that is being developed. Also explained in this instructable, ...
By: mikey77

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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 10:24:48 PDT
Soft Robots: Making Robot Air Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-Making-Robot-Air-Muscles/
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:44:45 PDT
Nano Air Swimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Air-Swimmer/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 10:06:54 PST
Solder smoke air filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-smoke-air-filter/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:33:57 PST
Homemade Magic Lamp Card Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Magic-Lamp-Card-Box/
Homemade Magic Lamp Card Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9M0F/GLFUDVWH/FVQ9M0FGLFUDVWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9M0F/GLFUDVWH/FVQ9M0FGLFUDVWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9M0F/GLFUDVWH/FVQ9M0FGLFUDVWH.SMALL.jpg drewforchione         A robot is a virtual or mechanical artificial agent. In practice, it is usually an electro-mechanical machine which is guided by computer or electronic programming, and is thus able to do tasks on its own (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot). Well, today you will learn exactly how to build a...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 16:40:09 PDT
Hot air soldering gun from a desoldering iron with a vaccume pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-air-soldering-gun-from-a-desoldering-iron-with/
Hot air soldering gun from a desoldering iron with a vaccume pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/38AJ/GEI98R9C/FEI38AJGEI98R9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/38AJ/GEI98R9C/FEI38AJGEI98R9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/38AJ/GEI98R9C/FEI38AJGEI98R9C.SMALL.jpg delwin Here I'll show you how I converted my desoldering iron into a hot air soldering gun. Some may ask why is this tut when there is the easier one wit the iron from digikey. Well the answer is, digikey doesn't ship to europe and all I managed to find here is this type of desoldering irons. One more thin...
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 08:41:48 PDT
How to Make a Negative Ion air ionizer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Negative-Ion-air-ionizer/
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:48:17 PDT
Air quality balloons http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-quality-balloons/
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Tue, 3 Aug 2010 00:31:35 PDT
How to make air muscles! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-air-muscles!/
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 22:04:47 PDT
Simple Rideable Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rideable-Hovercraft/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2007 14:57:53 PDT
The Hilsch vortex tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hilsch-vortex-tube/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:09:57 PDT
DIY Hot Air Soldering Iron using 12-18volts DC at 2-3 amps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Air-Soldering-Iron-using-12-18volts-DC-at-/
DIY Hot Air Soldering Iron using 12-18volts DC at 2-3 amps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/P47H/F6B7Q2OT/F65P47HF6B7Q2OT.SMALL.jpg OzzyRoo This is my first eva posting of a DIY article on the web. So excuse me for some typo stuff, protocol etc. The following instructions show how to make a WORKING hot air soldering iron suitable for ALL uses requiring soldering. This hot air soldering iron is not limited to SMT (surface mount technolog...
By: OzzyRoo

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Mon, 10 Sep 2007 18:29:00 PDT
INSANELY HOT DIY Hot Air Soldering iron @ 15 Volts DC and 3.5 amps...PART II http://www.instructables.com/id/INSANELY-HOT-DIY-Hot-Air-Soldering-iron-%40-15-Volts/
INSANELY HOT DIY Hot Air Soldering iron @ 15 Volts DC and 3.5 amps...PART II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/20K6/F6PC9JZ1/F6720K6F6PC9JZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/20K6/F6PC9JZ1/F6720K6F6PC9JZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/20K6/F6PC9JZ1/F6720K6F6PC9JZ1.SMALL.jpg OzzyRoo 359 degrees centigrade and with room for more ;) This is the permanent version to my earlier prototype. I have added adjustable nozzles, used a smaller heater element and of all things, butchered a scooter handle to hold it all together. If you look at this and my other instructable, you are surely ...
By: OzzyRoo

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Mon, 17 Sep 2007 23:54:44 PDT