Instructables: exploring - technology - coffee - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:12:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Cup Holder for Crutches http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-Holder-for-Crutches/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:15 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Assistive-Tech-Gripper-Doraemons-Hand/
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SMALL.jpg SP DASE 1996 This project is done by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic. We are: Yan Jun Feng, Yeo Ling Zhi Kenny, Chan Keng-Yew Paul,Cheong Kai Xiang, and our supervisor is: Mr. Teo Shin Jen.The Concept of our prototype:A wearable assistive technology device to help human with fore-arm disabilities ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:48:41 PDT
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-RasPi-Espresso-Machine-iSPRESSO/
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SMALL.jpg veggiebenz iSPRESSO is an appliance modification comprised of Raspberry Pi computer, solid state relays, temp sensor, buttons and a display, a custom Printed Circuit Board, and custom linux shell scripts and a good bit of python code. The instructions to build, including source code, is available on this site...
By: veggiebenz

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:55:52 PDT
DIY Universal Robot Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Universal-Robot-Gripper/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:19:06 PDT
Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Controllable-Coffee-Roaster-from-an-Air-Po/
Build a Controllable Coffee Roaster from an Air Popcorn Popper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JI51/HS18BOEF/FJHJI51HS18BOEF.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 I have a passion for coffee.  I also have a passion for electrical engineering.  Why not combine them? This Instructable describes how I transformed a hot air popcorn popper into a completely controllable coffee roaster!  Follow these instructions to re-purpose and hack your West Bend Poppery Popco...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:15:30 PDT
CNC Drip Coffee Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Drip-Coffee-Stand/
CNC Drip Coffee Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/HIGX/HLA1V2NG/FK5HIGXHLA1V2NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/HIGX/HLA1V2NG/FK5HIGXHLA1V2NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/HIGX/HLA1V2NG/FK5HIGXHLA1V2NG.SMALL.jpg indraastra This is a drip coffee stand I made using a Shopbot CNC Router. It was made specifically for a Hario V60 Ceramic Dripper, but should be easily customizable for any other dripper. The overall form is very a simple twist (literally) on other drip stands like this one, but I specifically wanted to meet...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 21:11:39 PDT
Coffee Table Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Pi/
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 02:10:07 PDT
Caffenol-C: Coffee Film Developer http://www.instructables.com/id/Caffenol-C-Coffee-Film-Developer/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 19:47:04 PDT
Interactive Arduino Powered Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Arduino-Powered-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 09:43:25 PDT
Miss Betsy's Quintessential Steampunk Gadget http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Quintessential-Steampunk-Gadget/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:14:14 PST
Robot arm with coffee gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-arm-with-coffee-gripper/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:35:48 PST
Keurig Coffee Maker Automatic Filler Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Keurig-Coffee-Maker-Automatic-Filler-Circuit/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 15:51:12 PST
The Four Player Coffee Table Pong Video Game. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Pong-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 04:00:04 PDT
Tweet-a-Pot: Twitter Enabled Coffee Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweet-a-Pot-Twitter-Enabled-Coffee-Pot/
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Wed, 5 Jan 2011 15:40:26 PST
Hot Tea; Cool Fingers - with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Tea-Cool-Fingers-with-Sugru/
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Mon, 6 Sep 2010 15:53:21 PDT
Gourmet mushrooms in an old coffee cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Gourmet-mushrooms-in-an-old-coffee-cup/
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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 22:05:40 PDT
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Proximity-Sensing-Coffee-Table-Module/
Infrared Proximity Sensing Coffee Table Module & Color Changing Glowing Faucet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/FK4R/G962OJVN/FLLFK4RG962OJVN.SMALL.jpg grahmaustin This video can be found on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5n0rw8wo14 Check out the other one, and some other of my videos This is merely an instructable to explain how this device operates. I hope everything is not too obfuscated. This prototype consists of three 8x8” modules. Eac...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 18:42:21 PDT
Paper coffee cup flying & controlled models of hovercrafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-coffe-cup-flying-controling-models-of-hove/
Paper coffee cup flying & controlled models of hovercrafts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/ONE5/G8XPCJMW/FI6ONE5G8XPCJMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/ONE5/G8XPCJMW/FI6ONE5G8XPCJMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/ONE5/G8XPCJMW/FI6ONE5G8XPCJMW.SMALL.jpg iPD Normal 0 21 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I hope that my project will like it after seeing and you wanted to vote for him... :o) Materials & tools Normal 0 21 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 (only if you do not have trays or cardb...
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Sun, 9 May 2010 11:01:18 PDT
Coffee Cup - Honeycomb Sandwich Structure http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Cup-Honeycomb-Sandwich-Structure/
Coffee Cup - Honeycomb Sandwich Structure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/MN2L/G825NNL1/F5YMN2LG825NNL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/MN2L/G825NNL1/F5YMN2LG825NNL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/MN2L/G825NNL1/F5YMN2LG825NNL1.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 So you think your coffee is strong? Wait until you have tried your coffee cup! "A Honeycomb core is an array of hollow columns made of sheet material which is used to separate the two facings of a sandwich structure". So why not make one of Coffee Cups and enter the Coffee Cup Challenge? This I'...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 14:02:08 PDT
Great Shot! Mix Photography and Drinking with a Converted Zoom Lens Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Shot-Mix-Photography-and-Drinking-with-a-Co/
Great Shot! Mix Photography and Drinking with a Converted Zoom Lens Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/YAFT/G3KYB6WK/F65YAFTG3KYB6WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/YAFT/G3KYB6WK/F65YAFTG3KYB6WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/YAFT/G3KYB6WK/F65YAFTG3KYB6WK.SMALL.jpg tewharau How about drinking a Canoncino, Takumar Sunrise, or just a Zeiss cold beer? I'm sure you have all seen the photoshopped picture of the Zoom Lens Coffee Mug.  I thought it was a ridiculous idea but deep inside I wanted one.  How hard could it be to take the optical glass out of an old lens and put i...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 00:25:20 PST
Coffee Cup - PCR Thermocycler costing under 350$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Cup-PCR-Thermocycler-costing-under-350/
Coffee Cup - PCR Thermocycler costing under 350$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/YONU/FWX11MZI/FFKYONUFWX11MZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/YONU/FWX11MZI/FFKYONUFWX11MZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/YONU/FWX11MZI/FFKYONUFWX11MZI.SMALL.jpg siderits This Instructable will describe how to make a PCR Thermocycler for Field or Teaching applications, from scratch, using a commercial temperature controller, a temperature probe, a PC cooling fan and basic shop tools.The unit performs reliably, is menu driven for programming various PCR (Polymerase Ch...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 07:23:42 PDT
Techno-geek Roulette (or Who Makes the Coffee?) http://www.instructables.com/id/Techno-geek-Roulette-or-Who-Makes-the-Coffee/
Techno-geek Roulette (or Who Makes the Coffee?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/50P2/FJNEJ2GC/FEG50P2FJNEJ2GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/50P2/FJNEJ2GC/FEG50P2FJNEJ2GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/50P2/FJNEJ2GC/FEG50P2FJNEJ2GC.SMALL.jpg AndyGadget This is a gadget made from recycled computer parts to give an absolute, unequivocal and irrefutable answer to that eternal office question - "Whose turn is it to make the coffee?" Each time the power is turned on, this wonderful device will randomly select a person to do the coffee-run. Bit...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 17:59:18 PDT
USB Heater (or How to Upgrade Your Coffee Cup) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Heater-or-How-to-Upgrade-Your-Coffee-Cup/
USB Heater (or How to Upgrade Your Coffee Cup) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/0IIY/FFRD8YGK/FQI0IIYFFRD8YGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/0IIY/FFRD8YGK/FQI0IIYFFRD8YGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/0IIY/FFRD8YGK/FQI0IIYFFRD8YGK.SMALL.jpg gb78 I've been visiting Instructables once in a while, and I realized it was time to re-start building stuff. I used to unmount-mod my "toys" when I was a kid - teenager (like blowing out a little train and putting its mottor in a GI-Joe like helicopter to spin its blades, cool), and at some point of my ...
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Mon, 5 May 2008 07:15:20 PDT