Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - easy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 15:22:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
Portable Arduino arcade game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I will be showing you how to make a easy portable arcade machine using the Arduino UNO and a Nokia 5110 LCDThis is the version 2 of the "Arduino 2 player game" Parts & Tools Below is a list of parts and tools I used to make this project.Parts: Nokia 5110 LCD Arduino UNO 9v batter...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-Pot-Potentiometer-Arduino-Uno-Effects-Midi-/
Building a Basic Midi Controller Part 1 - Easy 3 Pot (Potentiometer) Arduino Uno Effects Midi Controller (Serial-USB)... Quick,easy and cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/RDIV/I9P1SITE/FY7RDIVI9P1SITE.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Wilson.7 Hello everyone,I'm relatively new to Arduino and so have been battling my way to make my own midi controllers. There is a huge amount of information dotted around but I couldn't find a simple tutorial for such a simple device; so here it goes.My original intention was to create a mixer similar to th...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:15:14 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
Cool 20W speaker cheap and easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-20W-speaker-cheap-and-easy/
Cool 20W speaker cheap and easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XGVK/I96W3ZJG/FOXXGVKI96W3ZJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XGVK/I96W3ZJG/FOXXGVKI96W3ZJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XGVK/I96W3ZJG/FOXXGVKI96W3ZJG.SMALL.jpg bartroosen Hi everyone!I found some old speakers which we didn't use so I thought lets make something nice of them :)I designed a wooden box to put them in and painted it.The speakers I found are two 40W 6ohm speakers, one of them is for the low frequency (the bass) and the other is the middle frequency.I boug...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 07:07:39 PDT
Simple presentation clicker http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-presentation-clicker/
Simple presentation clicker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/3W3B/I93F8HKD/FX03W3BI93F8HKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/3W3B/I93F8HKD/FX03W3BI93F8HKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/3W3B/I93F8HKD/FX03W3BI93F8HKD.SMALL.jpg Sanderv2 If you have ever looked to buy a simple, no-nonsense presentation you will know that these little devices are way to expensive. The cheapest costs about €40 and I think that's way too expensive for something that simple. Especially because I'm a poor student. So I made a very simple presentation cli...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:50:25 PDT
CRAFTY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] http://www.instructables.com/id/FURY-BALLS-10-5-Min-To-Make/
CRAFTY GARDEN LIGHTS [<10$] [< 5 Min. To Make] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/ISM6/IA3RA7GA/FN9ISM6IA3RA7GA.SMALL.jpg shauryarobots These Lights add beauty to you BACKYARD or GARDEN & are VERY VERY EASY TO MAKE it. These Light Balls will just Cost UNDER 10$ only. These are PORTABLE & can be kept anywhere in the backyard to increase the beauty. People of ANY AGE can make these Ligths in no time. Materials Required 1. White Gl...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:01:02 PDT
3D Printing Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Pen/
3D Printing Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/QO8X/I8PQVNUO/FW5QO8XI8PQVNUO.SMALL.jpg cartercar__ Have you ever wanted to have a 3d printer? With its amazing DIY project usefulness, but it's just too expensive. Well, here's a nice, cheap, and easy way to make a 3d printing pen, which will get you started on your journey into the 3d printing world. This is a very cool hack that will give you the ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:05:19 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
Foam RC Plane Building Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9AQV/I88LQDUB/FOQ9AQVI88LQDUB.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala **All of my RC and robotics projects can be found here: https://projectinkerer.wordpress.com/**At this project's inception, I was inspired to design and build an inexpensive RC plane that I could fly for enjoyment and perhaps in the future stick a camera on. As an aspiring engineer, the idea of buil...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
Simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SMALL.gif nilnate519 Hello! Thanks for choosing this intractable to start your DIY journey into electronics. In this intractable, we will be building a super simple electric circuit consisting of a battery, a resistor, and two LEDs. I will help to guide you through the process, but please feel free to comment if anythin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-3D-Printing-Alternatives-Guide/
Poor Man´s " 3D Printing " Alternatives Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/7RCY/I8011BU9/FP97RCYI8011BU9.SMALL.jpg MAYER MAKES Hi it´s that Guy from MAYER MAKES3D Printing is one of the greatest achievements for Makers in recent times, but there are some issues with it.Not everybody (myself included) can afford a 3D printer. The price tags come down every year but it´s still a very big investment. Building a 3d Printer from...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 02:55:02 PDT
Cheap Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Speaker/
Cheap Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/LWQA/I800YRR2/FYZLWQAI800YRR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/LWQA/I800YRR2/FYZLWQAI800YRR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/LWQA/I800YRR2/FYZLWQAI800YRR2.SMALL.jpg TPleasent Speakers always seemed to be a piece of technology with an almost mystical air, they produce realistic and life like sound just with some wire paper and magnets. This is a cheap, quick and easy way to build an fairly decent speaker. Materials Foam plateElectrical tapeWood or CardboardMagnet wire ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:39:07 PDT
Simple Paracord Desktop Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Paracord-Desktop-Harness/
Simple Paracord Desktop Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/RHE6/I7VQPCGS/FY0RHE6I7VQPCGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/RHE6/I7VQPCGS/FY0RHE6I7VQPCGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/RHE6/I7VQPCGS/FY0RHE6I7VQPCGS.SMALL.jpg younglink212 Greetings!Today, I'll teach you how to make a simple, durable, and cost-efficient desktop carry harness for a medium sized desktop, only using paracord!I came up with the idea when I had to carry my desktop to another location and had trouble because I needed 2 hands to carry it, even with my monito...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:20 PDT
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Ring-Light-for-MiniaturesMacro-Photography/
DIY LED Ring Light for Miniatures/Macro Photography for less than USD$10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/BTGW/I7SVY462/F1PBTGWI7SVY462.SMALL.jpg Snowfern I have always struggled with lighting for my miniature photography, and decided to go with making my own DIY LED ring light after seeing this instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-48-LED-Macr...It took me about half an hour to put it together as I had all the items at hand, but it was ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:01:03 PDT
Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
Arduino 2 player game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I`m going to show you how to make a two player pong game with a Nokia 5110 LCD that is controlled by an Arduino UNO. The game can easily be switched on single player to. Parts Here is a list of parts that i used to make this project Beadboard Arduino UNO Jumper wires (male to mal...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tablet-Powerful-Easy-to-make-relatively-cheap-/
DIY tablet: Powerful, Easy-to-make, (relatively) cheap [Part 1: the guts] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/4KH3/I70XIT59/FZM4KH3I70XIT59.SMALL.jpg TeddyIndustries Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable and I'm really excited to share it with you! Now, given that you are on this site or app, I'd guess that you'd probably have at least one idea that hit you like a baseball bat and then occupied the outer fringes of your neocortex ever since. This happened t...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:32:01 PDT
DIY AA Batteries! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-AA-Batteries/
DIY AA Batteries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/N37L/I6DHZZ8N/FSIN37LI6DHZZ8N.SMALL.jpg DrewPaulDesigns Today we're going to learn how to easily make our own batteries from very inexpensive household materials.An AA battery is a standard size cylindrical battery commonly used in portable electronic devices. The exact terminal voltage and capacity of an AA size battery depends on the cell chemistry but...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:59:48 PST
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Phone-Speaker-Amplifier/
PVC Phone Speaker Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/1IQC/I63EWWEA/F4C1IQCI63EWWEA.SMALL.jpg jameshamiltonrussell This amplifier works by increasing resonance and directing the sound from the phone's speakers. If you get it right, it makes a REAL difference to the volume when listening to music. You will need:pvc pipe ( 30.5 cm by 7.6 cm ) ( 12 by 3 inches )small piece of wood ( roughly 10 cm by 2 cm by 0.5 cm...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:43:34 PST
Remote controlled relay http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-relay/
Remote controlled relay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/CZ3H/I5S2E8SH/F27CZ3HI5S2E8SH.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I am going to show you how to make an cheap remote controlled relay with an transmitter and receiver. This wireless relay can be used on anything and you can prank your friends by connecting it to an lamp and scare them ;) Parts and tools Here are the parts I used for this projec...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:10:12 PST
3d printing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-3d-printer-pen/
3d printing pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7XQW/I66CVV47/F6X7XQWI66CVV47.SMALL.jpg zepherocity hello I'm 14 and ever since I saw the 3 d printer pen i thought "i need to find a way to make this work but everyone can do" WARNING: only use ABS Thermoplastic 3d printing film any size worksanother note, this is just the piece to the puzzle my family cant afford to buy abs thermoplastic so this is...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:01:44 PST
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/MacroCase-A-DIY-Phone-Case-for-Macro-Photography/
MacroCase - A DIY Phone Case for Macro Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/C52D/I5JHSGQY/FYFC52DI5JHSGQY.SMALL.jpg indiantinker Ever wanted to have a device handy enough so you can inspect things up close like Solder Reflows , Tiny Ants , Petals.. umm well anything that's difficult to see without much strain.I had the same issue while i was soldering a circuit lately and felt the need for a hand-held microscope ( well kind o...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:34 PST
Arduino door lock with password http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-door-lock-with-password/
Arduino door lock with password - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/YYRR/I5JHRLKQ/F52YYRRI5JHRLKQ.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I mede an door lock (or box lock) that opens when you enter your password and press "#". The servo turns back to the position it was in after some seconds. PARTS & TOOLS For this project I used:* Arduino uno ( http://store.arduino.cc/index.php?main_page=produc... )* 4x4 matrix ke...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:20:16 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 PST
Simple Shoe Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Shoe-Horn/
Simple Shoe Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HBYR/I55MRFSV/FGYHBYRI55MRFSV.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Had a hell of a time getting my work boots on one day, and new only a horn could help. So I looked around the shop at work and whipped one up quick and easily. Works great! Materials Find yourself an old 5 gallon bucket. Mine had a hole in it so it was alright to destroy. Cut Cut out a rectang...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:17:59 PST
Enhance your SView/Flip cover with a cheap mod! http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhance-your-SViewFlip-cover-with-a-cheap-mod/
Enhance your SView/Flip cover with a cheap mod! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EJEQ/I50X8WQB/FJ4EJEQI50X8WQB.SMALL.jpg Foxhead In this instructable, I'll show you how to use your flip cover as a paper holder out of a portfolio. Gather the parts All you'll need is: •a cheap portfolio [I bought mine for €1.50] with the metal holder•some doublesided tape [optional, but you'll get a very strong grip at the end] •and (obvious...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:59:46 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Want to watch your Favorite Instructable in your own language click the link below-SpanishGermanJapaneseChineseHello friends please Vote us In the Let's Party Challenge and On a budget Contest...Hello Dear Partymakers,A few days ago we were wondering what to do with a old glass rod that our father h...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECREATE-Recycling-Energy-of-Computers-for-Real-Ef/
RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/HFRW/I50X0ZHZ/FBUHFRWI50X0ZHZ.SMALL.jpg Geeve George RECREATE! : Recycling Energy of Computers for Real Efficiency And Total Energy!*Project by Sarthak Sethi and Geeve George*We have been selected for the MAKE ENERGY Contest! So do vote for us by clicking vote in the Top-Right corner of the instructable page!*This is an updated version of Our Previous...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:58:47 PST
Pringles Can Cell Phone Music Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pringle-Can-Cell-Phone-Music-Amplifier/
Pringles Can Cell Phone Music Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9CHR/I4WYV77O/FYW9CHRI4WYV77O.SMALL.jpg 3rdiii Completed Pringle Can Music Amp Supplies needed You will need a Pringle can, scissors or an exacto knife, and a cell phone of your choice. Remove The Bottom Remove the lid and the bottom piece to end up looking as the picture. This might be a challenge to do without bending the cardboard of th...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:17:37 PST
protable power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/protable-power-bank/
protable power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/APPI/I4WYSZ2Z/F5XAPPII4WYSZ2Z.SMALL.jpg ibenkos this is an easy project to make an 5v portable power bank for just 2$! Parts The parts you will need for this project is:* 3x AAA batteries * 3x AAA battery holder* 5v step-up * SPST switch* Enclosure* Hot glue Cut the wires Cut the wires from the battery holder to the size you want them to b...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:31:06 PST
Low Budget Green Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Green-Screen/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:40:38 PST
Cheap Artbots for Workshops http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Artbots-for-Workshops/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 18:24:04 PST
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
DIY $1 PIC 12f675 JDM Programmer (Cheap and Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-1-PIC-12f675-JDM-Programmer-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY $1 PIC 12f675 JDM Programmer (Cheap and Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GBEP/I28W8FVW/FQ1GBEPI28W8FVW.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi EveryBody i am Again Doing something. and it is with PIC's!Almost Everybody do not want a Big Arduino in their projects or to control a rgb led with Arduino uno?Enjoy Compressing your projects with PIC and Attiny too. but in this wwe will be making a PIC Programmer To Program 12f675 PIC. Here i a...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 12:53:50 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
Potentiometer as variable Resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Potentiometer-as-variable-Resistor/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:03:47 PDT
Homemade 60$ Interactive Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-60-Interactive-Board/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:32 PDT
Simple Clean Graphite Ipad Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Clean-Graphite-Ipad-Stylus/
Simple Clean Graphite Ipad Stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/REHG/I0Q1PZIP/FOPREHGI0Q1PZIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/REHG/I0Q1PZIP/FOPREHGI0Q1PZIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/REHG/I0Q1PZIP/FOPREHGI0Q1PZIP.SMALL.jpg rklein oliveira Hi!This is my very first instructables,And for starters i decided do make the same thing everyone, at least once in life, does, a Tablet Stylus Tutorial!Every time i see one of those i get myself thinking of how complicated it is to build one with foam and foil and stuff. Also how crappy are the one...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:08:36 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT
How to change / upgrade your MacBook RAM Memory http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-upgrade-your-MacBook-RAM-Memory/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:57:02 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
Hack an HC SR04 to a 3 pin sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-HC-SR04-to-a-3-pin-sensor/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:56:07 PDT
DIY - Parabolic WiFi Signal Booster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parabolic-WiFi-Signal-Booster/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:57 PDT
Binary Counter/Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-CounterDice/
Binary Counter/Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/UJHM/HZXYL4UX/FS0UJHMHZXYL4UX.SMALL.jpg DimitrisZ Hello world,This is a dead simple counter and dice, which shows numbers (0-15) in binary.I use it with Munchkin board game, it reminds me my level.First of all, the hardware tha you'll need: 1x AVR microcontroller with at least 6 I/O pins (I used an ATTiny85 and disabled reset pin) 4x LEDs (I recomm...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:26 PDT
Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/PortableWireless-USB-Charger/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 20:40:55 PDT
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposing-my-Laser-CNC-into-a-multi-mount-CNC/
Repurposing my Laser CNC into a multi-tool CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/8RC6/HZL3NT2G/FMP8RC6HZL3NT2G.SMALL.jpg john1a Hello. I jumped in the CNC world last October and I have been a passionate enthusiast since... I often watch videos of DIY CNCs and experiment with new things. My first CNC project (highly recommend to take a look) was quite a success (but had a few issues) and this made me think that I need to try ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:11:28 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
cheap and simple record player http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-simple-record-player/
cheap and simple record player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/TNB5/HZGTF88J/FR5TNB5HZGTF88J.SMALL.jpg zachary phillips a cheap and simple record player mod Make the amplifier and needle For this step you will need a piece of copy paper or construction paper, some tape, and a sowing pin First roll the paper into a cone tape is so that it stays togethersecond you will need to stick the pin through the small end of ...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:08:22 PDT
Paper speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-speaker/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:29:21 PDT