Instructables: exploring - technology - air - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:11:01 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Surface Mount Solder Using Solder Paste http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Surface-Mount-Solder-Using-Solder-Paste/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 10:01:31 PST
DIY MINI ELECTRIC HAND FAN http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ELECTRIC-HAND-FAN/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 12:54:42 PDT
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Solar-Powered-Air-Cooler-Cheap-/
How to Make Simple Solar Powered Air Cooler Cheap and Easy Full Tutorial Step by Step Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/X2IU/IT22TY1Z/F7IX2IUIT22TY1Z.SMALL.jpg RaheelT1 MATERIALS: 1) SOLAR PLATE (150 WATTS ,PHOTO VOLTAIC MODULE INCLUDED) 2) A WIRE OF LOW RESISTANCE TO CONNECT COOLER TO SOLAR PLATE + 2 TEN AMPERE BUTTONS 3) DC MOTOR OF ABOUT 8 AMPERES 4) FAN BLADES OF YOUR CHOICE 5) AQUARIUM WATER PUMP (POWER OF 2 TO 4 METERS) 6) RUBBER GAS PIPES 2...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:17:53 PDT
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Airboat-ReDeux-With-Found-Parts/
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/OAXB/ISCAWCZ2/FYQOAXBISCAWCZ2.SMALL.jpg markk7 Every generation makes an airboat --- it's a required right-of-passage for any Maker. Here's my oddball version.This year I wanted to offer our local Maker Group something new, a boat that's powerful enough to cross the entire pond. I also wanted it to be RC controlled with no Arduino involved. Yes,...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:13:21 PDT
Home Made Air Cooler (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Air-Cooler-Video/
Home Made Air Cooler (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/QVZP/ISCAFZXV/FDFQVZPISCAFZXV.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project, I'm going to show you how to make an air cooler out of household materials which will help you beat the heat and your electricity bill as well.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in detail. If you do, then con...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:49:38 PDT
USB Powered Laptop Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Laptop-Charger/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 20:50:12 PDT
DIY Mini Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Air-Conditioner/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 00:23:09 PDT
DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Follow-Me-Drone-With-Camera-Arduino-Based/
DIY Smart Follow Me Drone with Camera (Arduino Based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/RRWE/IPPANEX0/FYSRRWEIPPANEX0.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Drones are very popular toys and tools these days. You can find professional and even beginner drones and flying gadgets in the market. I have four drones (quadcopters and hexcopters), because I love everything that flies, but the 200th flight isn't so interesting and starts to be boring, so I decid...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:55:04 PDT
Flying Toilet Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Toilet-Paper/
Flying Toilet Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/80RH/IPE6JEX4/F0780RHIPE6JEX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/80RH/IPE6JEX4/F0780RHIPE6JEX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/80RH/IPE6JEX4/F0780RHIPE6JEX4.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Many years ago Fat Cat attended Space Camp for Educators. While there he met some amazing teachers from all over the country and learned many things about flight, rockets, and space. He wanted to learn more and started taking flying lessons to help quench that thirst for knowledge. To this day we ca...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 06:04:22 PDT
Launch a Glider Via Quadcopter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Launch-a-Glider-Via-Quadcopter/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 11:08:01 PDT
Make It Fly- Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Fly-Base/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 00:43:27 PDT
Hollow Feathers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hollow-Feathers/
Hollow Feathers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/T3X8/IPCYAPS6/FD0T3X8IPCYAPS6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/T3X8/IPCYAPS6/FD0T3X8IPCYAPS6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/T3X8/IPCYAPS6/FD0T3X8IPCYAPS6.SMALL.jpg ckatrycz This is a variation on Viscous Fingering: How to Make Fluid Channels in Silicone Membranes. It is a more complicated setup but can be repeated more easily due to a smaller bed and therefore less expensive material costs. In this Instructable I build on the technique of injecting air into silicone to...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 10:03:26 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Fluidic-Ink-LEDs-and-Circuits/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:38:25 PDT
From Mechanical Computing to a Voting Machine - My Residency at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Navigating-the-Dos-and-Donts-of-Being-an-Artist-at/
From Mechanical Computing to a Voting Machine - My Residency at Pier 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/NA39/IGV6JDAM/F3ONA39IGV6JDAM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/NA39/IGV6JDAM/F3ONA39IGV6JDAM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/NA39/IGV6JDAM/F3ONA39IGV6JDAM.SMALL.jpg Blubell ... how I navigated the Deadlines, Delays, Distractions, Do's, Don'ts and Divigations of an being an Autodesk Artist in Residence. This Instructable (if I can call it that) is an outline of how I went from working on a Mechanical Digital Computer to making a Mechanical Questionnaire to assess our r...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 21:01:27 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Pneumatic Multiplexer- 3d printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/2Z7C/IA58OFLY/FTP2Z7CIA58OFLY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/2Z7C/IA58OFLY/FTP2Z7CIA58OFLY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/2Z7C/IA58OFLY/FTP2Z7CIA58OFLY.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales What if you could control hundreds of outputs with just a few inputs? I am not talking about Charlieplexing, or at least not in the traditional electronic way. I am talking of doing this in a mechanical manner where the outputs could be pistons, valves, bladders... in one word, actuators. With this ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/CYZS/I8ZQZ6UN/F1KCYZSI8ZQZ6UN.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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/
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Towards the end of my residency at Autodesk / Instructables @ Pier 9 I got inspired to create a piece about the residency at the pier and how it affected me. If you haven't heard of the Artist-Rn-Residency Program at Pier 9, check out this video that summarizes what it's all about! When I started th...
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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/
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/BC3W/I4J7DR0V/FD3BC3WI4J7DR0V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Last year, I became interested in voronoi patterns. These patterns are found in nature (ex., soap bubbles, butterfly wings, giraffe spots, etc). In addition, these patterns are applied in economics, math, and computational geometry as well. They are referred to as a "Voronoi Diagram". Other Machi...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/39FD/I4IXH76U/FNZ39FDI4IXH76U.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/VQHQ/HZXYN44X/FRNVQHQHZXYN44X.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I've been having fun modeling anthropomorphic skulls for halloween lately, and I thought I'd share the basics of my process.Why skulls? Because it's easier to make a realistic anthro character/model going UP from a skull than to model them based on soft tissue (skin, cartilage) going down. It's also...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:15:54 PDT
Pulsing fluidic heart micropump http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluidic-heart-micropump/
Pulsing fluidic heart micropump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/BIH6/HZGTA8DP/FQKBIH6HZGTA8DP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/BIH6/HZGTA8DP/FQKBIH6HZGTA8DP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/BIH6/HZGTA8DP/FQKBIH6HZGTA8DP.SMALL.jpg novelchip I made this vacuum driven, absolutely silent !! heart micro-pump as a byproduct of my playing with microfluidics. It works pretty fine as a pump, pumping some milliliters per minute, but I prefer to consider it as a first step towards a "gadget" such as a fake but cool heart rate monitor or a pulsi...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/O5SQ/HVS1F961/FIBO5SQHVS1F961.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/O5SQ/HVS1F961/FIBO5SQHVS1F961.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/BC0Z/HVMK69JY/FDHBC0ZHVMK69JY.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Air Conditioner Grate Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/1ZIK/HRWN7FXB/FFN1ZIKHRWN7FXB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/1ZIK/HRWN7FXB/FFN1ZIKHRWN7FXB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/1ZIK/HRWN7FXB/FFN1ZIKHRWN7FXB.SMALL.jpg supereric One of the hazards of office spaces for wimpy people like me are runaway air conditioners. Since we moved to a new office space at Pier 9, I've been struggling against a high-tech air conditioning system that points a devastating arctic vortex straight down onto my desk. To battle against it, I st...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:48:31 PST
Counter-Strike Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/CS-Robot/
Counter-Strike Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/30G8/HR4SW3WW/FU230G8HR4SW3WW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/30G8/HR4SW3WW/FU230G8HR4SW3WW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/30G8/HR4SW3WW/FU230G8HR4SW3WW.SMALL.jpg TSJWang DISCLAIMER: Don't do anything silly with this instructables because this is purely for ejudimucation and science. It was November 2013. On Thanksgiving day, my cousin and my brother's friend came over and we were enjoying the break by playing Left 4 Dead and CS:GO. My mom asked me if I wanted ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7EAU/HJKC76MY/FMM7EAUHJKC76MY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/7EAU/HJKC76MY/FMM7EAUHJKC76MY.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/X36V/HH2W5299/FMQX36VHH2W5299.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/8EY6/HET1B0AE/FZC8EY6HET1B0AE.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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/
Add a Remote Control to Just About Anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/VU4L/HEI4FGTO/FR3VU4LHEI4FGTO.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer In this Instructable I’ll show you how to add a cheap remote control to just about anything! that takes your fancy. Last year I built a compressed air rocket launcher which was featured in MAKE Magazine.  The rocket launcher is a heap of fun and my kids love it.  The rockets themselves are made fro...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:19:01 PDT
Wireless Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Air-Horn/
Wireless Air Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/LOLS/HE7DAYH2/F7ULOLSHE7DAYH2.SMALL.jpg johndowns   This instructable is for a Wireless Air Horn. The air horn is a standard 12vdc car air horn and is powered with an 18V cordless drill battery. The air horn is wireless, this is made possible by a wireless winch receiver with a remote control also running on 12vdc. A relay is neccesary so that th...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/OD36/HD4VFHVY/FM3OD36HD4VFHVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/OD36/HD4VFHVY/FM3OD36HD4VFHVY.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Making sound (noise) machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GNQ6/H7URAYXO/F8EGNQ6H7URAYXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GNQ6/H7URAYXO/F8EGNQ6H7URAYXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/GNQ6/H7URAYXO/F8EGNQ6H7URAYXO.SMALL.jpg madshobye As a part of being an artist in residence at Instructables, I took it upon myself to build of couple of noise machines / music boxes. My interest lies in designing objects that would enable people to explore the world of sound synthesis and for me to get a better understanding on how the different i...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/7NOU/H5TU9QUE/FCQ7NOUH5TU9QUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/7NOU/H5TU9QUE/FCQ7NOUH5TU9QUE.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/QHM4/H5JVXN8V/FHGQHM4H5JVXN8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/QHM4/H5JVXN8V/FHGQHM4H5JVXN8V.SQUARE.jpg https://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, ...
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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/
Soft Robots: Making Robot Air Muscles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/KPPF/GZSNYZ6H/FZLKPPFGZSNYZ6H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/KPPF/GZSNYZ6H/FZLKPPFGZSNYZ6H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/KPPF/GZSNYZ6H/FZLKPPFGZSNYZ6H.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Pneumatic robot air muscles can be easily made using Oogoo. These flexible, silicone artificial muscles have the advantage that they are inexpensive and can be easily molded to fit almost any robot body. The intro pic shows a six segment elbow muscle, a three segment actuator muscle, and a single s...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:44:45 PDT
Nano Air Swimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Air-Swimmer/
Nano Air Swimmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/S3PI/GYQERYDP/FPTS3PIGYQERYDP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/S3PI/GYQERYDP/FPTS3PIGYQERYDP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/S3PI/GYQERYDP/FPTS3PIGYQERYDP.SMALL.jpg masynmachien With Air Swimmers swarming all over the gadget scene and as a tribute to the original Air Swimmers, I wanted to see just how easy it is to build one myself. Air Swimmers come cheap, but they are quite large compared to modern RC blimp standards, making them not very manoeuvrable in smaller rooms. S...
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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/
Solder smoke air filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/7ZB4/GV8SCSBE/F7W7ZB4GV8SCSBE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/7ZB4/GV8SCSBE/F7W7ZB4GV8SCSBE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/7ZB4/GV8SCSBE/F7W7ZB4GV8SCSBE.SMALL.jpg CaptPikel I know how to solder. I've been avoiding it as much as possible for a long time due to the really crappy soldering iron I've had. As an early Christmas preset, my fiance bought me an Aoyue 937+ solder station. There are better but it's been the best solder station I've ever used. So I've gotten back...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9M0F/GLFUDVWH/FVQ9M0FGLFUDVWH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/9M0F/GLFUDVWH/FVQ9M0FGLFUDVWH.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/38AJ/GEI98R9C/FEI38AJGEI98R9C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/38AJ/GEI98R9C/FEI38AJGEI98R9C.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to Make a Negative Ion air ionizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/NGWH/GCPZMF84/FQBNGWHGCPZMF84.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/NGWH/GCPZMF84/FQBNGWHGCPZMF84.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/NGWH/GCPZMF84/FQBNGWHGCPZMF84.SMALL.jpg petercd Two models will be shown, one full-wave rectified and the other a half-wave rectified negative ion ionizer. Featuring an optional fan on the full-wave model. Benefits of negative ions supposedly include • freshen and purify the air • help lift mood • alleviate depression including winter depression...
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 14:48:17 PDT