Instructables: exploring - technology - cheap - quick http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:25:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheapest Violin Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Violin-Bridge/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:54:38 PDT
Homemade 5' Solution for headphones knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-5-Solution-for-headphones-knots/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:15:04 PDT
Arduino - Improved Poor Man's Oscilloscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Improved-Poor-Mans-Oscilloscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/D88I/HRBE3QPZ/F5AD88IHRBE3QPZ.SMALL.jpg jp_boardrides This Instructable continues the work presented here.  It provided a quick and easy way to turn your Arduino into an oscilloscope, though I found that usability was lacking.  I revamped the software this morning to allow for much better functionality and usability and have provided the new software h...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 09:54:15 PST
Noise Canceling Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-Canceling-Headphones/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:43:25 PST
Tablet Power Socket Fix & Increase Sound Output. ++easy to open! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Power-Socket-Fix-Increase-Sound-Output-easy/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:30:25 PDT
The Gravity Harvester http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gravity-Harvester/
The Gravity Harvester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/UWNT/HIUXB37P/FRVUWNTHIUXB37P.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs This is a concept based on a idea I had on harvesting gravitational potential energy from rain or any elevated source of water. The system works by having a pair of tubes that contain a cup each. When the cup is at the top of the tube, a valve opens allowing water to fill the cup. As water fills th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:40:45 PDT
Steal the Bacon Game with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-the-Bacon-Game-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/CBJA/HH2VYI2J/FIACBJAHH2VYI2J.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you will need to make an Arduino powered steal the bacon game: 10x      LEDs 11x      330 Ohm Resistors 1x        10k Ohm Resistor 1x        Button 1x        Switch 1x        Buzzer 19x      Jumper Wires 1x        Breadboard or Perfboard 1x        Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 14:30:11 PDT
6 LED Pendulum with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/6-LED-Pendulum-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8WV4/HH2W0RKA/FAT8WV4HH2W0RKA.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is what you need to make a 6 LED Pendulum with Arduino: 6x     LEDS 6x     330 Ohm Resistors 7x     Jumper Wires 1x     Breadboard or Perfboard 1x     Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This project does not take long to do at all. This is the code that I used: int led1 = 13; int led2 = 12; i...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:45:33 PDT
5x2 LED Matrix with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/5x2-LED-Matrix-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/P9AF/HH2VXV6S/FEIP9AFHH2VXV6S.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin To make this 5x2 LED Matrix you need the following: 12x    Jumper Wires 10x    LEDs 10x    330 Ohm Resistors 1x      Breadboard or Perfboard 1x      Arduino Uno or Arduino Mega 2560 This is a very easy and quick project. It takes about 30 minutes to do. This is the code that I used: /*   Blink  ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 10:13:51 PDT
Virtual Dice using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Dice-using-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/8FDL/HH2VYBXO/F998FDLHH2VYBXO.SMALL.jpg JSTArollin This is a virtual dice. It requires the following items: 10x     Jumper Wires 7x       LEDs 7x       330 Ohm Resistors 1x       10k Ohm Resistor 1x       Button 1x       Breadboard or Perfboard 1x       Arduino Mega 2560 or Arduino Uno This project takes about 30 minutes to an hour to make. This ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:49:59 PDT
Easy Portable USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/K0XU/HFPTIFVN/FKBK0XUHFPTIFVN.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl Tutorial to show how to make a quick, cheap and easy portable USB charger for around $10 without knowing how to build complex circuits! Used the following products: USB Car Charger (Dollar Store) 8 AA Battery Holder (Radioshack) 8 AA Batteries (Dollar Store) Project Enclosure (Radioshack)
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Fri, 3 May 2013 08:22:34 PDT
Adjustable thin 10-inch tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-thin-10-inch-tablet-stand/
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:01:04 PDT
how to make a cheap ni-cd,ni-mh usb charger http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-cheap-ni-cdni-mh-usb-charger/
how to make a cheap ni-cd,ni-mh usb charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/SR5H/HFSH4XKG/FYMSR5HHFSH4XKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/SR5H/HFSH4XKG/FYMSR5HHFSH4XKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/SR5H/HFSH4XKG/FYMSR5HHFSH4XKG.SMALL.jpg crazy lazy man I know its not cheap to buy an ni-cd,ni-mh charger so why not make one materials you wil need batteries battery holder(mine was salvaged from an old toy) old usb connector usb charger optional: soldering iron solder cutting cut the end of the usb it will reveal wires cut it all except red and ...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 22:01:54 PDT
Adjustable Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Tablet-Stand-1/
Adjustable Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/YYYD/HFD1K9ON/FGCYYYDHFD1K9ON.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs I have recently bought an Asus Memo Pad, a 7-inch tablet which i use mainly to read documents and e-books. Not too long after, I find that I need a stand for it to enhance my comfort. Since I did not want to buy an overpriced commercial one and i have heaps of Lego at how..... *Ting* (light bulb abo...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:45:55 PDT
Quick Telephone Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-microphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/HTJM/HDOW6GH6/FG7HTJMHDOW6GH6.SMALL.jpg kevins82 Hi! Today i tought .... woud be cool to relive my old sony wireless cellphone so i did that i made microphone out of it.. :D So parts needed...   *Old cellphone coud be any kinde becouse all moustlikely are the same   *And 3.5mm jack Tools needed..   *Soldering gun and soder   *Screwdriver Steps ...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:58:24 PST
Arduino - Oscilloscope (poor man's Oscilloscope) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Oscilloscope-poor-mans-Oscilloscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/X0Z9/HET1AI5C/FHKX0Z9HET1AI5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/X0Z9/HET1AI5C/FHKX0Z9HET1AI5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/X0Z9/HET1AI5C/FHKX0Z9HET1AI5C.SMALL.jpg RuiSantos Hi guys, a few days ago i found this code in github and it's the best i found so far, so i've decided to spread this project as much as I can, for anyone who want a cheap oscilloscope around this is the best way!  Let's start... First, download processing. It's free Click here to download. You don'...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 07:51:33 PST
Paper Clip Connectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Clip-Connectors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/H442/H4AG5D6W/F84H442H4AG5D6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/H442/H4AG5D6W/F84H442H4AG5D6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/H442/H4AG5D6W/F84H442H4AG5D6W.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 If you need some quick and cheap connectors for a project i found that paper clips work good. They are really cheap and they slide together and come apart really easily. For my connectors i went and soldered the wire to them but you could also twist the wire onto it good and then cover it with hot ...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 10:40:43 PDT
Quick Easy Cheap Phone Dock + Passive Speaker + Accessory Organizer using Old Desktop Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Cheap-Phone-Dock-Passive-Speaker-Ac/
Quick Easy Cheap Phone Dock + Passive Speaker + Accessory Organizer using Old Desktop Calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GHST/H21CGKGG/FG3GHSTH21CGKGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GHST/H21CGKGG/FG3GHSTH21CGKGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/GHST/H21CGKGG/FG3GHSTH21CGKGG.SMALL.jpg lllshreelll Hi! Here's an Instructable that shows how I made a Phone dock using an old desktop calender I had lying around. They are made of thick cardboard and sturdy enough. This setup will.. 1. House the phone & orient it at a comfortable angle 2. Act as passive speakers i.e. amplify sound without any pow...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 15:20:34 PDT
quick, cheap, easy and Dirty DIY headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/quick-cheap-easy-and-Dirty-DIY-headphones/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:47:55 PST
DIY Radio: Hacking a radio for use in developing countries http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Radio-Hacking-a-radio-for-use-in-developing-c/
DIY Radio: Hacking a radio for use in developing countries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/M9TW/GVSUMMN0/F0OM9TWGVSUMMN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/M9TW/GVSUMMN0/F0OM9TWGVSUMMN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/M9TW/GVSUMMN0/F0OM9TWGVSUMMN0.SMALL.jpg lewis212 The DIY Radio is designed to be produced and sold as a flat-pack unit, consisting of three parts. An electronics module, the main body, and a cover. All of these components are designed to fit neatly together, using Velcro to attach the cover, which holds the structure together. The DIY Radio is an ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 13:52:59 PST
Touch Stylus for iPod Touch/iPhone, any generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Stylus-for-iPod-TouchiPhone-any-generation/
Touch Stylus for iPod Touch/iPhone, any generation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/9LYR/GVOW4XI7/FLT9LYRGVOW4XI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/9LYR/GVOW4XI7/FLT9LYRGVOW4XI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/9LYR/GVOW4XI7/FLT9LYRGVOW4XI7.SMALL.jpg ollienye This step by step will show you how to create a free touch stylus for you iPod or iPhone, assuming that you have a few things. You will need; A paperclip, Approx. 10cm x 20cm foil, plus a little bit extra, A pencil, Approx. 30cms of sticky tape, About 5 mins of spare time. Mould your paperclip St...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 06:57:09 PST
DIY iPhone Tripod Mount - easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Tripod-Mount-easy-and-cheap/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:03:41 PDT
Beauty Dish / Ring Flash How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Beauty-Dish-Ring-Flash-How-To/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 07:12:33 PDT
5 Minute Super Noise Cancellation Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Super-Noise-Cancellation-Headphones/
5 Minute Super Noise Cancellation Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7350/GQO99WHU/FB07350GQO99WHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7350/GQO99WHU/FB07350GQO99WHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7350/GQO99WHU/FB07350GQO99WHU.SMALL.jpg Zachintosh I spent $15 on headphones the other day. I realized that the company probably made them for less than $5, which is ridiculous. I decided to set out to make my own headphones, ones that would shut sound better. Thus, the 5 Minute Super Easy Noise Cancellation Headphones were born. Links are provided ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:42:43 PDT
AFFORDABLE LASER LIGHT SHOW http://www.instructables.com/id/AFFORDABLE-LASER-LIGHT-SHOW/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 19:06:42 PDT
Compact iPhone/ iPad stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-iPhone-iPad-stylus/
Compact iPhone/ iPad stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/113T/GI0TGX93/FDM113TGI0TGX93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/113T/GI0TGX93/FDM113TGI0TGX93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/113T/GI0TGX93/FDM113TGI0TGX93.SMALL.jpg Rob K A little mod for those who don't want to buy a stylus and would like to make one for their iPhone or iPad The idea came from the Make: blog. Collin's Lab: DIY iPad Stylus Materials @ Zebra F-301 Compact Pen @  Anti-static Foam @  Wire @  Foil Tape Tools @ File, Sander, (lineman pliers) @ ...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:50:09 PST
Extending Leads http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-Leads/
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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:28:28 PST
Quick smartphone tripod mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-smartphone-tripod-mount/
Quick smartphone tripod mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SKI6/GGBZIRL2/F0HSKI6GGBZIRL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SKI6/GGBZIRL2/F0HSKI6GGBZIRL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SKI6/GGBZIRL2/F0HSKI6GGBZIRL2.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope This mounts a simple light use one for desktop videos etc, however a more serious one's in the works.  It takes a few minutes to build and I imagine you can substitute materials easily.  I used:   - A food sealer clip, you know the big plastic ones  - A tripod mount piece from a webcam (if not 1/...
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Sun, 14 Nov 2010 17:21:41 PST
The Garbage Bag Blinking Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garbage-Bag-Blinking-Ghost/
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 19:17:05 PDT
How to Make a Pocket Sized BB Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pocket-Sized-BB-Gun/
How to Make a Pocket Sized BB Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IRII/G8XPQXWS/FTVIRIIG8XPQXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IRII/G8XPQXWS/FTVIRIIG8XPQXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IRII/G8XPQXWS/FTVIRIIG8XPQXWS.SMALL.jpg Zxccft  I have seen a lot of tutorials that teach you how to make a pen gun. Unfortunately I did not have a decent pen on hand to make said weapon. So I used the materials available to make my very own pocket sized BB gun. This miniature weapon is very powerful for it's size, and is very easy to make. Ma...
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Thu, 6 May 2010 08:38:31 PDT
Poor-Mans Cd Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Cd-Candle/
Poor-Mans Cd Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/SQTH/G61AS7E8/FMDSQTHG61AS7E8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/SQTH/G61AS7E8/FMDSQTHG61AS7E8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/SQTH/G61AS7E8/FMDSQTHG61AS7E8.SMALL.jpg thelastonekills About: This is a very extreme variation of an old oil lamp where you have a reservoir at the bottom and a cloth or bit of rope and that the draws the flue up the shaft where it is ignited and burn. Parts: Almost the parts are things that most people have around the house. X1 soft drink bottle ( I ...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2010 01:51:40 PST
Laptop Stand for Asus EEEPC in 5 minutes for 5 Euros http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-for-Asus-EEEPC-in-5-minutes-for-5-Eur/
Laptop Stand for Asus EEEPC in 5 minutes for 5 Euros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/SAS0/G5703YIW/FGNSAS0G5703YIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/SAS0/G5703YIW/FGNSAS0G5703YIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/SAS0/G5703YIW/FGNSAS0G5703YIW.SMALL.jpg fNX There are many good laptop stands on instructables.com so why make another one? Well, I wanted one that fits perfect to my ASUS EEEPC, is as cheap as possible and is made in a few minutes. This is my very first instructable, so it may not as perfect as the others here. Materials and tools You ne...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 09:01:34 PST
Leyden jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Leyden-jar/
Leyden jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/9NGM/G29ZG4TK/FIJ9NGMG29ZG4TK.SMALL.jpg knoxarama Here you will learn to make a leyden jar. the images shown were created using computer design software materials lidyou will need: tape (scotch perferred)a stainless steel or alluminum nailplastic or glass jara lidsome wirealluminum foilsalt water foil it up tear out a piece of foil so that it...
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 16:24:44 PST
Super accurate level meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-accurate-level-meter/
Super accurate level meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/SPNQ/FUNOWPDU/FGCSPNQFUNOWPDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/SPNQ/FUNOWPDU/FGCSPNQFUNOWPDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/SPNQ/FUNOWPDU/FGCSPNQFUNOWPDU.SMALL.jpg damoelld This water meter is the most accurate level meter I have ever used (not counting micrometers or calipers).It is easier to use and more accurate than using a bubble level and line, or tape measure. It can be done by ONE person, It can be used around corners from your reference point. I have used it t...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 18:09:59 PDT
Stickytape Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Stickytape-Sensors/
Stickytape Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SMALL.jpg Plusea Simple Pressure and Bend Sensors made from stickytape, Velostat, conductive thread and small pieces of conductive fabric. Basically you just have to get the conductive surface and Velostat ratio right. I find the following methods work best. As little conductive thread as necessary to cover the sen...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2009 11:01:47 PDT
Enclosed Entertainment center fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Enclosed-Entertainment-center-fan/
Enclosed Entertainment center fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PLPT/FT3K6R5X/FO1PLPTFT3K6R5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PLPT/FT3K6R5X/FO1PLPTFT3K6R5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PLPT/FT3K6R5X/FO1PLPTFT3K6R5X.SMALL.jpg andrewvandenheuvel This how-to will tell you how to cool down your enclosed entertainment center. I was worried about overheating my PS3 and Receiver so I mounted a computer case fan to cool it down. I didn't want to spend $30 on a PS3 intercooler which probably wouldn't have solved my problem anyways. This is a qui...
By: andrewvandenheuvel

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Sat, 4 Apr 2009 13:38:44 PDT
Turn a Laptop Screen into a Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Laptop-Screen-into-a-Miror/
Turn a Laptop Screen into a Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Z0SZ/FQ6EBFX8/FO0Z0SZFQ6EBFX8.SMALL.jpg MidnightSon Hi there, this is my very first instructable, so any critics and comments are welcome ! And sorry for my english, I'm a little frenchy guy =) Some photos are not very good quality, I apologize for that., but they seem clear enough to me.So, first, What I had was a broken laptop. I tried to use the s...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2009 08:15:26 PST
Cheapest, Easiest, Most Portable "Mouse pad" http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Easiest-Most-Portable-Mouse-pad/
Cheapest, Easiest, Most Portable "Mouse pad" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/HT5Z/FPWWYUVU/FTQHT5ZFPWWYUVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/HT5Z/FPWWYUVU/FTQHT5ZFPWWYUVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/HT5Z/FPWWYUVU/FTQHT5ZFPWWYUVU.SMALL.jpg jtmax24 This is my first instructable.This mouse pad is by far the easiest and cheapest I've discovered. I have an optical mouse, but the mouse pad also works the laser or ball mice. it's also the the easiest to replace encase the mouse pad gets dirty or covered with notes. (my apologies because my desk is ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:02:40 PST
Awesome Macro Photographs (( Make the perfect Instructable with easy always in focus macro pictures )) http://www.instructables.com/id/Awsome-Macro-Photographs--Make-the-perfect-Instr/
Awesome Macro Photographs (( Make the perfect Instructable with easy always in focus macro pictures )) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ZD38/FEKDNYF4/FQIZD38FEKDNYF4.SMALL.jpg Big Bwana Simple Macro pictures, You can get results like this with shaky hands, while breathing normally, even after having a few to many beers ( Yes the computer does the focusing for you ) Make the PERFECT INSTRUCTABLES with this easy, cheap maybe even free macro pictures, With out using a digital camera...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 18:18:12 PDT
Beer bottle USB lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-bottle-USB-lamp.../
Beer bottle USB lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/N7B1/FAQDX8KA/FG6N7B1FAQDX8KA.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope Made this on a whim, would be a slideshow but my camera got stolen when my mum was borrowing it... So phone pictures. Things you'll need There's not much to it, I made this because all these things were sitting on my desk. -Pliers (with wire cutting bit) -A spare USB cable -Some lights/LEDS, Min...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 21:31:31 PST
How to make a buzzing Frog, the most random and pointless thing--- EVER!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-buzzing-Froggie-great-Holiday-Gift-/
How to make a buzzing Frog, the most random and pointless thing--- EVER!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/D3EO/FABDYSIU/FVUD3EOFABDYSIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/D3EO/FABDYSIU/FVUD3EOFABDYSIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/D3EO/FABDYSIU/FVUD3EOFABDYSIU.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Well, I was bored one day so I decided to make some funny stuff.Here is a buzzing frog, and on the back there will be a rocker switch (or any switch, your choice) and when you turn it on, the frog will buzz. Cool item, and very little!Price range from about $0.00-$247524.65 (if you get ripped off)It...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:16:19 PST
How To Fool a Fingerprint Security System As Easy As ABC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fool-a-Fingerprint-Security-System-As-Easy-/
How To Fool a Fingerprint Security System As Easy As ABC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/A9BY/F9N2A2EO/FT9A9BYF9N2A2EO.SMALL.jpg tycoyoken This instruction will show you how to Fool a fingerprint security system as easy as ABC. IBM never want you to know about,. it works for most of the fingerprint security system too. For example: eg. door, mobile phone....This instruction come with video:my personal blog is TricksPRO.com Use these ...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2007 00:50:32 PST
Lighter USB flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighter-USB-flash-Drive/
Lighter USB flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/78DE/F6B7W70T/FP778DEF6B7W70T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/78DE/F6B7W70T/FP778DEF6B7W70T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/78DE/F6B7W70T/FP778DEF6B7W70T.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope a fun half hour project that give a pleasing result. you'll need: An empty lighter (I used bic mini as I had a thumbdrive for this) A large nail (brute force is needed at times) A saw (hacksaw's good) a dremel or sanding block etc (smoothing edges) Knock the ends off First take your saw and ...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2007 12:37:43 PDT
A quick improvement to the infamous jackhammer headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/A-quick-improvement-to-the-infamous-jackhammer-hea/
A quick improvement to the infamous jackhammer headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/F4PG/48HEYVZEIVB/FZNF4PG48HEYVZEIVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/F4PG/48HEYVZEIVB/FZNF4PG48HEYVZEIVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/F4PG/48HEYVZEIVB/FZNF4PG48HEYVZEIVB.SMALL.jpg evy-wevy First off. Thanks to TimAnderson for the great idea (http://www.instructables.com/id/E8UBD2SNKXEP2864W9/)Well, let's see here. My Shure e2C headphones are broken (the right driver blew) so I took them to where I bought them originally (East Hamilton Radio, Ontario, Canada)to get them serviced. They ...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2007 22:21:25 PST
Altoids USB Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-USB-Thumb-Drive/
Altoids USB Thumb Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/YS4Z/S2AEY6E3FGV/FB5YS4ZS2AEY6E3FGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/YS4Z/S2AEY6E3FGV/FB5YS4ZS2AEY6E3FGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/YS4Z/S2AEY6E3FGV/FB5YS4ZS2AEY6E3FGV.SMALL.jpg Themanmatt13 I was thinking of stuff to make and I noticed my thumbdrive sitting on my desk. I was thinking.. "I should make something to make that cooler!" I was looking for something to put it in when i noticed an altoids sour tin that I had sitting in my drawer that used to be an Altoids Clock.(Note the hole ...
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Thu, 15 Feb 2007 22:22:46 PST
Quick and Dirty Wire Repairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Wire-Repairs/
Quick and Dirty Wire Repairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/41IE/VDHERXTSBD2/FBL41IEVDHERXTSBD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/41IE/VDHERXTSBD2/FBL41IEVDHERXTSBD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/41IE/VDHERXTSBD2/FBL41IEVDHERXTSBD2.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 Panic! The GFI outlet on my patio failed... The apartment complex will fix it for free in a few days but in the meantime I have my air pump plugged into an outlet inside my home and going through the sliding door space to my hydroponic garden: http://www.instructables.com/id/EQBFMQANUAERV7BV0D/ .By ...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2006 22:43:37 PDT