Instructables: exploring - technology - book http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:29:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Book Scanners http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Scanners/
Book Scanners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/AMWA/HXZQYKJA/F9UAMWAHXZQYKJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/AMWA/HXZQYKJA/F9UAMWAHXZQYKJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/AMWA/HXZQYKJA/F9UAMWAHXZQYKJA.SMALL.jpg kley1 There are many people across the world making devices to photograph an opened book with a digital camera.The basic principle used is to hold the book against a glass (or sometimes plastic) platen, and to take the photograph through the glass, with illumination from above. See the diagram above. Mos...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:23:03 PDT
Easy Book Scanner - Low cost, easy to make, 1000 pages an hour (Revised July 2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Scanner-Low-cost-easy-to-make-1000-pages-an-h/
Easy Book Scanner - Low cost, easy to make, 1000 pages an hour (Revised July 2014) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/03PR/HW8T1VUV/FQ703PRHW8T1VUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/03PR/HW8T1VUV/FQ703PRHW8T1VUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/03PR/HW8T1VUV/FQ703PRHW8T1VUV.SMALL.jpg David Landin This book scanner uses simple materials and you can make it with ordinary hand tools. An electric drill, a saw and a glue gun are pretty well all you need. It also folds flat. I've put the whole scanner into a medium sized suitcase. Using it, as you'll see on the videos, is very, very light work. J...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:00:23 PDT
Can You Read Large or Small Print Faster? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-You-Read-Large-or-Small-Print-Faster/
Can You Read Large or Small Print Faster? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/DIEK/HTVIFVQZ/F8LDIEKHTVIFVQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/DIEK/HTVIFVQZ/F8LDIEKHTVIFVQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/DIEK/HTVIFVQZ/F8LDIEKHTVIFVQZ.SMALL.jpg moon flower This experiment is to determine whether you can read large or small print faster. Will large print win because it is easier on your eyes? Will small print win because there are more words in a line? Let's see! Materials 1. Timer 2. Three test subjects 3. A large and small print version of...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:50:28 PDT
Child's Fabric Book (using LilyPad Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Fabric-Book-using-LilyPad-Arduino/
Child's Fabric Book (using LilyPad Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2EMG/HSRZMIK7/F4C2EMGHSRZMIK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2EMG/HSRZMIK7/F4C2EMGHSRZMIK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/2EMG/HSRZMIK7/F4C2EMGHSRZMIK7.SMALL.jpg deneil As a sewable (soft) circuits project, I created a Broadway themed fabric book.  I was inspired by a personalized fabric book with family member pictures that my young cousin received.  To make the book light up and play songs, I used the Lilypad Arduino technology.  I chose a Broadway theme for my b...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:40:14 PDT
Secret hole!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-hole/
Secret hole!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/R11G/HR3ENBNV/FPSR11GHR3ENBNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/R11G/HR3ENBNV/FPSR11GHR3ENBNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/R11G/HR3ENBNV/FPSR11GHR3ENBNV.SMALL.jpg wnelson9 Secret Whole in a book so it looks like you're reading but you're not! Sneaky right? I may be the oldest trick in the "book" but They'll never know whats happening! Like who doesn't like a little iFunny in the middle of class i know i do! Step 1 Find a book you can cut into!! Get a marker and...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:47:22 PST
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bakers-Rack-Bookend-Blender-3d-Printing/
Bakers Rack Bookend - Blender 3d Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/5HTN/HPEFXRML/F3Z5HTNHPEFXRML.SMALL.jpg PS118 Hey all, For our library I chose to use wire bakers' racks for the shelves because they were a lot more durable than the cheap pressed-wood shelves for not much more money.  Also, I liked the idea that they would not gather dust.  One problem with that plan is the difficulty in keeping books from f...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:25:53 PST
Download eBooks FROM AMAZON to sideload to your Kindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-eBooks-FROM-AMAZON-to-sideload-to-your-Ki/
Download eBooks FROM AMAZON to sideload to your Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/8ZHV/HN46MBO4/F5N8ZHVHN46MBO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/8ZHV/HN46MBO4/F5N8ZHVHN46MBO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/8ZHV/HN46MBO4/F5N8ZHVHN46MBO4.SMALL.jpg kbhasi I'm not sure why you would want to do this, when most people have wireless internet to download e-books using the store app on their e-book reader or tablet. But let's say you may have been staying at a motel or something similar where they only have wired ADSL connection*, and your Kindle is not th...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:51:38 PDT
Steampunked-Talking-Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-Talking-Book/
Steampunked-Talking-Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/KM62/HLZRDC5A/F7XKM62HLZRDC5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/KM62/HLZRDC5A/F7XKM62HLZRDC5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/KM62/HLZRDC5A/F7XKM62HLZRDC5A.SMALL.jpg Junophor Hi everybody It has been a very long time since I wrote my last instructable. I had a lot  to do with family affairs. But now a new project is ready to be presented here. It is called the "steampunked-talking-book". This funny looking story teller  is  very easy  and quickly to do. This very old ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 01:56:33 PDT
123D fashionable page markers http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-fashionable-page-markers/
123D fashionable page markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/361Y/HK6XBAIR/F3T361YHK6XBAIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/361Y/HK6XBAIR/F3T361YHK6XBAIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/361Y/HK6XBAIR/F3T361YHK6XBAIR.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I've been working on this idea for a while. First, I was trying to make it out of wire, but the final product looked almost the same as my twisted ring. Since I already have a spin-off on that one, I didn't wan't to post a third ring with the same technique. So, it was forgotten. Until yesterday. I ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:04:14 PDT
Mystery Beeping Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystery-Beeping-Prank/
Mystery Beeping Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/W40T/HHMI8R1Q/FLLW40THHMI8R1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/W40T/HHMI8R1Q/FLLW40THHMI8R1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/W40T/HHMI8R1Q/FLLW40THHMI8R1Q.SMALL.jpg randofo The Mystery Beeping Prank is a device hidden in a hollowed out book that beeps intermittently at different frequencies. I made this because I am surrounded by a lot of incredibly creative people who have a penchant for pranking one another, and this seemed like the most subtly annoying thing that ...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 09:17:26 PDT
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-iPad-Mini-book-with-storage-compartment/
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SOYN/HHS5FBBS/FTWSOYNHHS5FBBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SOYN/HHS5FBBS/FTWSOYNHHS5FBBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SOYN/HHS5FBBS/FTWSOYNHHS5FBBS.SMALL.jpg kentdvm I suppose I'm old enough to simply like the feel of a good book in my hand.  But I also love reading on my iPad mini and decided to make a hollow book to hold it.  This project applies some common bandsaw box techniques to hollowing books.  All the cuts are made using a bandsaw, however a scrollsaw ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:01:50 PDT
Laser cut Leavers book http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Leavers-book/
Laser cut Leavers book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KL9V/HH2W53JM/F3WKL9VHH2W53JM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KL9V/HH2W53JM/F3WKL9VHH2W53JM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/KL9V/HH2W53JM/F3WKL9VHH2W53JM.SMALL.jpg mattdenney Could also be used for engraving other books or diary type things with a hard back.. One of my friends mentioned as a joke how cool it would be to laser cut/ engrave the leavers books we get at the end of year 11. We asked our Technology teacher Mr miles if we could and he happily said yes. (As he g...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 14:50:39 PDT
Bill's Stick Book. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bills-Stick-Book/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/L24R/HEBNHK98/F25L24RHEBNHK98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/L24R/HEBNHK98/F25L24RHEBNHK98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/L24R/HEBNHK98/F25L24RHEBNHK98.SMALL.jpg imwilly My stick problem grew slowly. These things started to accumulate. And, I really had nowhere to keep them organised. My memory sticks that is. Then the thought occurred to me on seeing my wife using velcro in some of her sewing craft. 1. Find an old three ring binder not being used for anything el...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:16:11 PDT
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Picaxe-protected-Sketchbook/
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SMALL.jpg Admiral Aaron Ravensdale A new artifact has left the Steampunk Design workshop and got a new place on my desk. Everyone knows that Steampunker have countless ideas and projects which must be stored safely until all the parts are available or the last problems are solved. From my experience, some ideas needs a few months o...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:52:58 PST
Creating an Illustrated eBook http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-an-Illustrated-eBook/
Creating an Illustrated eBook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/QAMZ/H9T4PU6H/FF6QAMZH9T4PU6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/QAMZ/H9T4PU6H/FF6QAMZH9T4PU6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/QAMZ/H9T4PU6H/FF6QAMZH9T4PU6H.SMALL.jpg danvulanovic After reading countless stories to my young twin boys I liked the idea of being able to read them a book their dad had written.  Creating a book also seemed like a fun, creative project.  After coming up with an idea and writing it out I wasn't sure what the next step was.  How do I turn this into a...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 03:45:32 PST
SolarBook: Phone charger, torch, rave light and USB port http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarBook-Phone-charger-torch-rave-light-and-US/
SolarBook: Phone charger, torch, rave light and USB port - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/MUPG/HAQ302RF/FVXMUPGHAQ302RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/MUPG/HAQ302RF/FVXMUPGHAQ302RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/MUPG/HAQ302RF/FVXMUPGHAQ302RF.SMALL.jpg TurboSnail This is a bit of an unusual build, as it's hard to define as a single object. It uses a Solar-powered battery to power a phone charger, two sets of LEDs and a USB port. But it is very useful and being housed in a book, looks pretty cool too :) It certainly solved my first-world problem of being too ...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 03:36:47 PST
Book of Monsters (LED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-of-Monsters-LED/
Book of Monsters (LED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/VY3P/H8LVWW94/FW0VY3PH8LVWW94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/VY3P/H8LVWW94/FW0VY3PH8LVWW94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/VY3P/H8LVWW94/FW0VY3PH8LVWW94.SMALL.jpg Adamman It's easy, cheap, and scary. Tools Tools: -sharp knife -patterns (download: http://adf.ly/E2Swc) -tape (it's not on the picture) Cut it out Stick it together Install LED(s) It's finished. HhoOoO..... IT'S SCARRRY
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:34:35 PDT
book clock http://www.instructables.com/id/book-clock/
book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/4C3O/H743198J/FV94C3OH743198J.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Book clocks are analog clocks combined into the spines of vintage hardcover books. Book clocks can be made from almost any kind of book and can be easily customized with your favourite books! These book clocks look great in a bookshelf next to other books and is sure to amaze your literary friends! ...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 20:43:38 PDT
Model of MAKERS book by Chris Anderson http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-of-MAKERS-book-by-Chris-Anderson/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/8NU3/H7PCKRRQ/F308NU3H7PCKRRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/8NU3/H7PCKRRQ/F308NU3H7PCKRRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/8NU3/H7PCKRRQ/F308NU3H7PCKRRQ.SMALL.jpg searx This instructable teaches you to make a 3D model of Chris Anderson's book, MAKERS THE NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION in the Autodesk program Inventor. It took me about 5 hours to completely finish, but only because I forgot to save it and half way through Inventor crashed and I've only been using Invento...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 21:12:10 PDT
Drawing A Eye Ball Flower monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-A-Eye-Ball-Flower-monster/
Drawing A Eye Ball Flower monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/Q7MV/H743058C/F20Q7MVH743058C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/Q7MV/H743058C/F20Q7MVH743058C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/Q7MV/H743058C/F20Q7MVH743058C.SMALL.jpg sircaptaintigerotter Using Auto Desk Sketch Book pro version 5, I was able to create a simple eye ball flower monster. Using techniques that I have learned from my own experience and watching others, i will be teaching you my process of making the eyeball monster. things to have are either a tablet with auto desk on it ...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 16:16:27 PDT
Replace a Notebook DC Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-Notebook-DC-Jack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/QCL0/H742SFD5/F8HQCL0H742SFD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/QCL0/H742SFD5/F8HQCL0H742SFD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/QCL0/H742SFD5/F8HQCL0H742SFD5.SMALL.jpg x8xid In this video I show you how to replace a worn out DC jack on a Dell Insperon notebook.  The steps are pretty much universal. I have seen some notebooks in which the jack is not located on the main board, but a separate power board. If your unit is like the latter, I suggest replacing the whole powe...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:12:44 PDT
Replace Your Notebook Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Your-Notebook-Fan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/I7WB/H742SFBH/FLGI7WBH742SFBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/I7WB/H742SFBH/FLGI7WBH742SFBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/I7WB/H742SFBH/FLGI7WBH742SFBH.SMALL.jpg x8xid In this video I replace the cooling fan located in the bottom of the notebook.  What is not in the video: I re-applied thermal paste to all processors, cleaned the heat pipe, and repaired the heat spreader fins at the end for the heat sync by the fan.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:08:31 PDT
Fix Stripped Notebook Monitor Hinge http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Stripped-Notebook-Monitor-Hinge/
Fix Stripped Notebook Monitor Hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MAHV/H742ZYNB/F4PMAHVH742ZYNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MAHV/H742ZYNB/F4PMAHVH742ZYNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MAHV/H742ZYNB/F4PMAHVH742ZYNB.SMALL.jpg x8xid I came across a job here recently that required a little ingenuity. Now while I'm not one to commonly "rig" a repair, sometimes it's what the customer needs. In this case the screws that held the monitor hinges in place had all stripped out and the casings cracked. The tension caused the top to comp...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:43:08 PDT
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade) http://www.instructables.com/id/RAMible-MacBook-Pro-RAM-Upgrade/
RAM'ible (MacBook Pro RAM Upgrade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/74QQ/H7432BFI/FTI74QQH7432BFI.SMALL.jpg jbleazy My early 2011 MacBook Pro only came with 4GB of RAM.  For most people, 4GB is plenty of memory, but I am running AutoDesk Inventor in Boot Camp, and it takes up a bunch of RAM.  I decided to do some research on the best way to increase my memory for the least amount of money possible while keeping m...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 15:05:28 PDT
DMG Interactive mixed-media stories http://www.instructables.com/id/DMG-Interactive-mixed-media-stories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9AC1/H6MEVK88/FP89AC1H6MEVK88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9AC1/H6MEVK88/FP89AC1H6MEVK88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9AC1/H6MEVK88/FP89AC1H6MEVK88.SMALL.jpg Darke Media Group We are innovators, musicians, photographers, painters and designers. Creators of worlds. Pioneers of the imagination. Storytellers dedicated to changing the art of storytelling by connecting artists. At Darke Media Group we create and publish cutting edge, interactive, mixed-media stories. ​DMG ...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 20:00:09 PDT
MacBook LCD replacement cheat http://www.instructables.com/id/MacBook-LCD-replacement-cheat/
MacBook LCD replacement cheat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/3VDN/H4VQDBBQ/FHQ3VDNH4VQDBBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/3VDN/H4VQDBBQ/FHQ3VDNH4VQDBBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/3VDN/H4VQDBBQ/FHQ3VDNH4VQDBBQ.SMALL.jpg markyb86 This is for anyone that needs to replace their broken LCD and doesn't have the time or patience to disassemble the entire laptop just to unplug the back light inverter power. This will require two small solder spots. What I suggest you will need Soldering equipment (Solder iron, solder) Heat shri...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:28:12 PDT
Foldable book stand for camera scanning http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-book-stand-for-camera-scanning/
Foldable book stand for camera scanning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/193C/H3XN9HOG/F10193CH3XN9HOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/193C/H3XN9HOG/F10193CH3XN9HOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/193C/H3XN9HOG/F10193CH3XN9HOG.SMALL.jpg Libahunt Want to scan books using your camera and tripod? Want to do it again and again in the future? No room for storing bulky book holder for that purpose? Make a foldable book stand. Only some tape and cardboard boxes are needed. My project is inspired by this instuctable http://www.instructables.com/id...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:13:09 PDT
DIY Amazon Kindle Keyboard (K3) Illuminated Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazon-Kindle-Keyboard-K3-Illuminated-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/N05Y/H2CE6JCN/FSSN05YH2CE6JCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/N05Y/H2CE6JCN/FSSN05YH2CE6JCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/N05Y/H2CE6JCN/FSSN05YH2CE6JCN.SMALL.jpg Ron0909 Hi all, I thought I'd share my efforts to create a lit cover for my Kindle Keyboard. I tried a few different ways using brass tubing etc. with the light hinged but ended up with a much simpler removable light. A trip to 'The Source' (Radio Shack in the US) produced a USB powered LED lamp on a flexi...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 11:35:04 PDT
You Can Do THAT with a KIndle Touch? http://www.instructables.com/id/You-Can-Do-THAT-with-a-KIndle-Touch/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:51:48 PDT
Time Reversal Flip Book made with InDesign http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Reversal-Flip-Book-made-with-InDesign/
Time Reversal Flip Book made with InDesign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/GNAP/H15NKT10/FH3GNAPH15NKT10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/GNAP/H15NKT10/FH3GNAPH15NKT10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/GNAP/H15NKT10/FH3GNAPH15NKT10.SMALL.jpg sm26 Have you ever wished you had a rewind button for your life? These instructions will help you create a rewind flip book so you can reverse the irreversible. Plan it out and take photos Decide what you want to portray the rewinding of. For me it was a time when I cut my own bangs. Decide how you a...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:09:58 PDT
Right-Clicking with a MacBook http://www.instructables.com/id/Right-Clicking-with-a-MacBook/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:07:51 PDT
Book into a laptop case http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-into-a-laptop-case/
Book into a laptop case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7U0A/GZUASLL1/F0P7U0AGZUASLL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7U0A/GZUASLL1/F0P7U0AGZUASLL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/7U0A/GZUASLL1/F0P7U0AGZUASLL1.SMALL.jpg emmatennis I found the Book book laptop case online and fell in love. Untill I saw the price... I thought that it can't be that hard to make one myself! It turned out to be relatively easy to make, at the same time a lot of fun and also I got to choose what cover I wanted. Cheap, personal, cool and you don't ...
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 16:45:48 PDT
Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Bookshelf-Light-Switch/
Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/IXON/GYO8A99H/FGHIXONGYO8A99H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/IXON/GYO8A99H/FGHIXONGYO8A99H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/IXON/GYO8A99H/FGHIXONGYO8A99H.SMALL.jpg Improbable Construct This instuctible will show you how to turn an ordinary hardback book into a hidden switch for a lamp or other corded device. Last fall, I was looking for a gift for my wife and came across the Secret Passageway Switch at Blight Designs (http://blightdesign.com/misc_book.html).  Blight Designs was s...
By: Improbable Construct

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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:54:05 PST
Simple Arduino Book clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-Book-clock/
Simple Arduino Book clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/H57N/GYQFRM1E/F04H57NGYQFRM1E.SMALL.jpg Djandco This book clock was inspired by florinc and the impresive selection of clocks like the wise clock3 etc http://www.instructables.com/member/florinc/ My girlfriend likes reading books and there is always a pile of them around the house, however to be able to build this for her birthday present I had ...
By: Djandco

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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:47:14 PST
Make an iPad or Kindle case from an old book and sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/create-an-iPad-or-Kindle-book-cover-using-sugru/
Make an iPad or Kindle case from an old book and sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/6KI9/GVZQ6L29/FGP6KI9GVZQ6L29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/6KI9/GVZQ6L29/FGP6KI9GVZQ6L29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/6KI9/GVZQ6L29/FGP6KI9GVZQ6L29.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Mattia from Italy first made this project and sent us the images below for the sugru gallery. We thought it was amazing. So what's the best thing to do with amazing projects? Make a step by step instructable to help everyone make their own of course! Oh, and we thought it would be cool to make one ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 05:25:48 PST
Light Pen and Glow Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Pen-and-Glow-Book/
Light Pen and Glow Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/CN7E/GWXCYICO/FSYCN7EGWXCYICO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/CN7E/GWXCYICO/FSYCN7EGWXCYICO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/CN7E/GWXCYICO/FSYCN7EGWXCYICO.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink Bedtime is tricky for our little ones.  They like to look at books, but I don't want to leave the light on.  If they have a flashlight, they'll leave that on all night and use up the batteries. I've seen books that glow in the dark, but it's a pain to hold them open to every page and let the glow p...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 21:59:48 PST
100% Clear Light-up Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Clear-Light-up-Journal/
100% Clear Light-up Journal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/GP11/GV2OKY7V/FT0GP11GV2OKY7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/GP11/GV2OKY7V/FT0GP11GV2OKY7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/GP11/GV2OKY7V/FT0GP11GV2OKY7V.SMALL.jpg Isshinryu Hello fellow DIY enthusiasts -      Have you ever needed to write in a journal without having a lot of light on in the room? A night car trip, sibling trying to sleep in same room, or taking notes during a top-secret stake out? Then this Instructable is for you!!! If you like this Instructable, be ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 21:45:16 PST
How to Make a Coloring Book http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coloring-Book/
How to Make a Coloring Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HC3B/GV2OKSXW/FD6HC3BGV2OKSXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HC3B/GV2OKSXW/FD6HC3BGV2OKSXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HC3B/GV2OKSXW/FD6HC3BGV2OKSXW.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant Turn your family photos into fun kids' coloring books for free! This simple tutorial will teach you how to turn any photograph into black and white outlines that you can print out at home. What better way to keep your kids entertained on a rainy day or a holiday weekend? I used a free online image ...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 10:40:42 PST
How to make a book into an ipod dock. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-book-into-an-ipod-dock/
How to make a book into an ipod dock. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ATO6/GUOWMGPM/FF3ATO6GUOWMGPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ATO6/GUOWMGPM/FF3ATO6GUOWMGPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ATO6/GUOWMGPM/FF3ATO6GUOWMGPM.SMALL.jpg Davidfz7 In this instructable I will show you how to make an old book into an ipod touch dock ( works for other devices as well). Materials: 1 Hard back book, cardboard (I used the thinner kind found in small boxes), Cover from the plastic case your ipod touch came in ( an Altoid case would probably work f...
By: Davidfz7

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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 03:28:40 PST
17" laptop sleeve/case. http://www.instructables.com/id/17-laptop-sleevecase/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SMALL.jpg cambob97 This is a simple sewn laptop case/sleeve I made without any plans.
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 13:30:21 PDT
Recycle a Book into an iPad Stealth Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-Book-into-iPad-Stealth-Case/
Recycle a Book into an iPad Stealth Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/5A5Z/GOFFXQHG/FH75A5ZGOFFXQHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/5A5Z/GOFFXQHG/FH75A5ZGOFFXQHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/5A5Z/GOFFXQHG/FH75A5ZGOFFXQHG.SMALL.jpg tewharau Sometimes you don't want everyone to know you are carrying around your iPad.  No one will notice that you are carrying a book, especially if it is a 1970s ex-library copy of "New Zealand in Colour."  With a hobby knife, a paper clip, and a bit of patience, you will be able to recycle the very thing ...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 18:06:45 PDT
Moleskine nook color case http://www.instructables.com/id/Moleskine-nook-color-case/
Moleskine nook color case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/SR29/GKAYXQ1Q/FNUSR29GKAYXQ1Q.SMALL.jpg mydian_nightshade      First off I'd like to note that there are tons of really nice nook & nook color cases out there for cheaper than the material costs for this project. They're designed by professionals and made by companies who do lots of testing because they don't like being sued when customers return broken e...
By: mydian_nightshade

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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:58:00 PST
Blue Velvet cover for you e-book reader http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Velvet-cover-for-you-e-book-reader/
Blue Velvet cover for you e-book reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/U83E/GJQEAS31/FKWU83EGJQEAS31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/U83E/GJQEAS31/FKWU83EGJQEAS31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/U83E/GJQEAS31/FKWU83EGJQEAS31.SMALL.jpg mikolynn Hi folks, For my first instructable I want to show how I made a cover for my recent gifted e-book reader. As disclaim, I need to inform about my written (and spoked too) English skill level is soooo poor (I'm spanish and I only study English for three years (Long time ago in a galaxy far far away), ...
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Mon, 14 Feb 2011 15:36:03 PST
Repel ants from the mac book http://www.instructables.com/id/Repel-ants-from-the-mac-book/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CXZ9/GJQEDB16/F0QCXZ9GJQEDB16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CXZ9/GJQEDB16/F0QCXZ9GJQEDB16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/CXZ9/GJQEDB16/F0QCXZ9GJQEDB16.SMALL.jpg neutron_robot Ants are the most frequent insect damage to the laptop, so it can damage the equipment inside it. Damage most often occurs is the death of LCD backlight.
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 08:40:25 PST
Converting EPub Formatted Books to Use on the Kindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-EPub-Formatted-Books-to-Use-on-the-Kind/
Converting EPub Formatted Books to Use on the Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/95T8/GI0TCTST/FNI95T8GI0TCTST.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal The new collection of Instructables Ebooks will not work natively on the Amazon Kindle. This can be fixed with a simple conversion to a supported format. Download the software The conversion is accomplished through the use of the free and open source  Calibre ebook Management software. Simply...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:41:15 PST
Solar powered iPhone charger and Arduino in a book http://www.instructables.com/id/Volt-Age-or-A-Youngish-Mans-Electronic-Primer/
Solar powered iPhone charger and Arduino in a book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/6KWA/G8QJJG33/F7A6KWAG8QJJG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/6KWA/G8QJJG33/F7A6KWAG8QJJG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/6KWA/G8QJJG33/F7A6KWAG8QJJG33.SMALL.jpg t-skware   This project is ongoing, but it works well as is and I learned a lot from making it.  It has taken about 7 months to build, little by little, as I acquired knowledge and parts.  I was originally inspired by Honus' Mighty Minty Boost, so thanks to him.   In case some of you are wondering, yes, some...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 11:10:57 PST
Self-Publishing for the Kindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Publishing-for-the-Kindle/
Self-Publishing for the Kindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KX5N/GFMBYFNN/FLZKX5NGFMBYFNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KX5N/GFMBYFNN/FLZKX5NGFMBYFNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/KX5N/GFMBYFNN/FLZKX5NGFMBYFNN.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Did the Templars kill JFK? Is BigFoot living in the trailer next door? The world must know! Self publishing is easier than ever with the arrival of the internet....all you need is a story. There are dozens of sites which offer eBooks for sale and like all content publishers what they need is content...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:15:02 PDT
How to read books on a digital photo frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-e-text-book-to-images-and-read-it/
How to read books on a digital photo frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/P51B/GBOTJDAW/FFWP51BGBOTJDAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/P51B/GBOTJDAW/FFWP51BGBOTJDAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/P51B/GBOTJDAW/FFWP51BGBOTJDAW.SMALL.jpg dbojan How to convert (e-text) book to images and read it on a digital photo-frame (There are also programs that can do this, more or less successful.) My photo frame has 7" 234x480 resolution. It does not read txt or pdf. Here is how to create images from books. 1. convert pdf to text (if necessary) 2....
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 14:42:08 PDT
How to build your own iPad case. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-iPad-case/
How to build your own iPad case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVP8/GBVJ2FLB/FMIDVP8GBVJ2FLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVP8/GBVJ2FLB/FMIDVP8GBVJ2FLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVP8/GBVJ2FLB/FMIDVP8GBVJ2FLB.SMALL.jpg Blackdog Barker I know we have all seen and drooled over the new iPads and a few of us have shelled out the big bucks to get one. If you are like me you want to protect your investment and make it look nice. If it can fit your personality and you make it your self, well that's a plus.   Things you will need ...
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Fri, 23 Jul 2010 13:06:49 PDT
DIY Book-like iPad Case (Dodo / Moleskin style) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Book-like-iPad-Case-Dodo-Moleskin-style/
DIY Book-like iPad Case (Dodo / Moleskin style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ILJR/GB3XK1JT/FV7ILJRGB3XK1JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ILJR/GB3XK1JT/FV7ILJRGB3XK1JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/ILJR/GB3XK1JT/FV7ILJRGB3XK1JT.SMALL.jpg Mike73 I stumbled over the following instructable for a moleskin iPad case (credits here for the maker of the case which inspired me to make my own case): http://www.themoderndaypirates.com/pirates/2010/06/how-to-make-a-moleskine-ipad-case/ Also, I found the Dodo-case for iPad on the internet and tho...
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Sun, 11 Jul 2010 05:57:36 PDT