Instructables: exploring - technology - contest http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:40:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to use text in blender http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-text-in-blender/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:41:32 PDT
Electronic Laser Harp - Sensor Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Laser-Harp-Sensor-Edition/
Electronic Laser Harp - Sensor Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/2Q9Z/HTVIF7HJ/FE42Q9ZHTVIF7HJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/2Q9Z/HTVIF7HJ/FE42Q9ZHTVIF7HJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/2Q9Z/HTVIF7HJ/FE42Q9ZHTVIF7HJ.SMALL.jpg yolomolo1999 Hello World,I'm officially back to show you some extraordinary gadgets like the one you are seeing right now. This project may require technical knowledge and mental brain power. This type of a instrument can't generaly be find in shops but some deep digging into the internet you could find someone ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:34:34 PDT
Graphic Calculator - C++ Program http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-Calculator-C-Program/
Graphic Calculator - C++ Program - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/U3C9/HT5CQZ4Y/FLKU3C9HT5CQZ4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/U3C9/HT5CQZ4Y/FLKU3C9HT5CQZ4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/U3C9/HT5CQZ4Y/FLKU3C9HT5CQZ4Y.SMALL.jpg W I N G M A N So I was in Grade 12 (until last week) and I have always had a disliking towards Graph Paper! Not that I Hate maths or René Descartes. It was just too boring to mark those points and connect them. I had to do a C++ program for my Computer Science final practical examination and was searching for a...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:51:11 PDT
Visualizing Holidays http://www.instructables.com/id/Visualizing-Holidays/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:57:21 PDT
LittleBits Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We recently ran a Supercharged Contest sponsored by littleBits, here are some of the great projects that came in that used the littleBits product suite. What could you make that lights up, moves, or makes noise? :D null null null null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:52:50 PST
Lets play Jeopardy! (with or without programming) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-play-Jeopardy-with-or-without-programming/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:24:12 PST
portable raspberry pi (the easy way) http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-raspberry-pi-the-easy-way/
portable raspberry pi (the easy way) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KS6X/HPTXEL4C/FLQKS6XHPTXEL4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KS6X/HPTXEL4C/FLQKS6XHPTXEL4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/KS6X/HPTXEL4C/FLQKS6XHPTXEL4C.SMALL.jpg yolomolo1999 so young follower(s), today I will be showing you another project you can do with a raspberry pi. i've seen some people doing this project in a really complex way and i was basically just wasting money on screens and additional components, i decided to come up with my instructable and show you guy ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:06:20 PST
raspberry pi arcade project http://www.instructables.com/id/raspberry-pi-arcade-project/
raspberry pi arcade project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/DOBW/HPFZZLR9/FIBDOBWHPFZZLR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/DOBW/HPFZZLR9/FIBDOBWHPFZZLR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/DOBW/HPFZZLR9/FIBDOBWHPFZZLR9.SMALL.jpg yolomolo1999 hello their ''young'' follower,in this projects of mine I've will be telling you about one of my little inventions and in return i would like you to hit the vote button for me in the ''contents'' tab for more interesting projects and ideas. ''my life story''I've spent all my life doing project like...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 07:21:19 PST
My Dream Bedroom http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Dream-Bedroom/
My Dream Bedroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/R516/HOHYMFKB/FVQR516HOHYMFKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/R516/HOHYMFKB/FVQR516HOHYMFKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/R516/HOHYMFKB/FVQR516HOHYMFKB.SMALL.jpg wolf555hound My dream bedroom is one where I retreat to after a long day's work of studying and education learning. Where I go to relax, sleep, and kill zombies. Where the limits are endless, but the size of my room isn't. This dream room has most tools I would like to have at my disposal, including but not limi...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:55:00 PST
Improve Your Room Entry (Dream Bedroom) http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Your-Room-Entry-Dream-Bedroom/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 11:04:14 PST
Umbrella Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-Shield/
Umbrella Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/DTRV/HMMFB0FA/FA1DTRVHMMFB0FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/DTRV/HMMFB0FA/FA1DTRVHMMFB0FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/DTRV/HMMFB0FA/FA1DTRVHMMFB0FA.SMALL.jpg zachari Alright, let’s get right to it. Regular umbrellas do not work… efficiently that is. We have all experienced this problem. You’re taking a stroll in the rain fully equipped with your handy dandy umbrella, yet you still somehow manage to get wet. Now that’s odd isn’t it? If rain is falling straight do...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:35:20 PDT
Awesome Room Design Entry http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/8AKV/HM8DDTU3/FBC8AKVHM8DDTU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/8AKV/HM8DDTU3/FBC8AKVHM8DDTU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/8AKV/HM8DDTU3/FBC8AKVHM8DDTU3.SMALL.jpg cmadsen3 Hey! This is my instructables i am new to this so it may have a few problems.This is the most ultimate-room ever. I hope you like my work. It has a pool, zipline, huge TV, a three computer screens, and a pool table. When i was making this all i had in mind was to make it fun and reasonable. I wish i...
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 07:17:08 PDT
Classic Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Money-Clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/8LU8/HLJVDVFN/FW48LU8HLJVDVFN.SMALL.jpg bot boy Why not get back to the basics? This is my take on the classic money clip (other than the noticeable "MONEY" insignia). Because of the small extrusion where the clip meets the base, money can be held securely without any other means of force. Like I said, keep it basic. This'll do the job while main...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 17:30:39 PDT
Embedded Metal-3D Printed Chip-Clip for the Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-and-Embedded-Metal-Chip-Clip/
Embedded Metal-3D Printed Chip-Clip for the Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/411Y/HLFUXFK5/FH1411YHLFUXFK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/411Y/HLFUXFK5/FH1411YHLFUXFK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/411Y/HLFUXFK5/FH1411YHLFUXFK5.SMALL.jpg bfk It was suggested that I make instructables of items I've printed with plastic and other materials combined.  The technique I use is quite simple and can be done by anyone who has access to a 3D printer. The first project is a simple clip that can be screwed to the face of any kitchen cabinet.  My w...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 23:36:21 PDT
Microscope for tiny soldering in ONE STEP. http://www.instructables.com/id/Microscope-for-tiny-soldering/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/J8SR/HLA2725O/FSKJ8SRHLA2725O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/J8SR/HLA2725O/FSKJ8SRHLA2725O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/J8SR/HLA2725O/FSKJ8SRHLA2725O.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT Well, as I age, I find my eyesight not quite what it used to be, and soldering becomes a bit more difficult especially when working with SMT devices. So, I took what was normally meant as a child's educational toy, and repurposed it as a piece of lab equipment. I was initially going to hobble togeth...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 04:56:19 PDT
Making a Heart ($) Shaped Money Clip in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Heart-Shaped-Money-Clip-in-Blender/
Making a Heart ($) Shaped Money Clip in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OBEM/HKZ9IY3P/FZ8OBEMHKZ9IY3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OBEM/HKZ9IY3P/FZ8OBEMHKZ9IY3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OBEM/HKZ9IY3P/FZ8OBEMHKZ9IY3P.SMALL.jpg rptech Hello Everyone, you know me from my animatronic creations such as johnny 5, robot tanks, and Wall-E. Today, I'm going to show you how to make a heart-shaped money clip in blender. Here is a link to download the blend file https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/18723152/Moneyclip.blend Here is what th...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 21:49:56 PDT
123D Laundry Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Laundry-Robot/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:07:21 PDT
123D iPad Stylus Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Printed-Pencil-Tool/
123D iPad Stylus Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/PPD7/HKCJMJHD/FAJPPD7HKCJMJHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/PPD7/HKCJMJHD/FAJPPD7HKCJMJHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/PPD7/HKCJMJHD/FAJPPD7HKCJMJHD.SMALL.jpg Asamati98 Do you like to draw, write, doodle, or just put something on your iPad or smartphone? Or perhaps you like to pay attention to detail a little more than others. Well this instructable will show you how to design something to benefit that perfectionist in you.This iPad stylus tool Is designed to fit o...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:07:11 PDT
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DigitalAnalog-Clock-Arduino-PaperCraft/
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria In this instructable we will be recreating a clock inspired by Alvin Aronson's original design. When I first saw this clock I was very impressed by how clean an elegant the design was I immediately wanted to recreate this effect. Alvin Aronson's original design (made with corian and wood): I ho...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:54:04 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
Simple Nixie Tube Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Nixie-Tube-Wristwatch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SMALL.jpg trumpkin This is a novel nixie tube wristwatch I made a few years ago that uses an MSP430f169 microcontroller and two IN-17 nixie tubes. It has an accelerometer so that you only need to twist your wrist in order to display the time. The power supply consists of three 240 mAh lithium ion batteries in para...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:20:57 PDT
Experimenting with Small Parts On Your 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Your-3D-Printer-As-An-Injection-Molder/
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Thu, 2 May 2013 15:30:15 PDT
Mini DIY Photography Backdrop http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DIY-Photography-Backdrop/
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:14:54 PDT
Scarlett Robotics first, F.I.R.S.T Robot :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurry-Rigged-FIRST-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/4WEF/HFD16I5K/FLS4WEFHFD16I5K.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox This is the first year that my school has competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition, so our knowledge and experience about building robots, especially of this size, was just about zero. We were given our materials and task in the beginning of January and had until February 18th (I think) to complet...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:22:09 PDT
Indestructable LED lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructable-LED-lanterns/
Indestructable LED lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/DS6A/HET0ROXE/FD2DS6AHET0ROXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/DS6A/HET0ROXE/FD2DS6AHET0ROXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/DS6A/HET0ROXE/FD2DS6AHET0ROXE.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 After seeing the article "the eternal flame" in MAKE: Magazine, my first thought upos seeing the project was that it's not really "eternal" because you can't change the battery if it's glued shut!  After reading, I saw that it used teflon tape to make it watertight and re-openable, but not before a ...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:51:36 PDT
Hack: Smartphone Controlled Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Smartphone-Controlled-Blender/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/MXS9/HEI48BN1/FMXMXS9HEI48BN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/MXS9/HEI48BN1/FMXMXS9HEI48BN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/MXS9/HEI48BN1/FMXMXS9HEI48BN1.SMALL.jpg gosphero Here at Orbotix, we like to geek out. Our developers and engineers are constantly coming up with fun hacks, from a Sphero chariot that carries beer to a supercharged potato gun. Running on a charge of Red Bull and fueled by each other’s antics, there’s never a dull moment in the office. And now it’s...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:01:57 PDT
Winners DIY audio contest http://www.instructables.com/id/Winners-DIY-audio-contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/REO4/HD4VQ36D/FSKREO4HD4VQ36D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/REO4/HD4VQ36D/FSKREO4HD4VQ36D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/REO4/HD4VQ36D/FSKREO4HD4VQ36D.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput These are the winners of the DIY audio contest the goal was to make an instructable involing electronics and audio. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:50:04 PST
Winners Hack it! Contest http://www.instructables.com/id/Winners-Hack-it-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/S7VV/HD4VF6R8/FP1S7VVHD4VF6R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/S7VV/HD4VF6R8/FP1S7VVHD4VF6R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/S7VV/HD4VF6R8/FP1S7VVHD4VF6R8.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput These are the winners of the Hack it! Contest. The goal was to show how you can reconfigure everyday objects and systems. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null n...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:10:32 PST
Laser Pointer Light Sabers http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Light-Sabers/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:43:36 PST
Jules Verne 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Jules-Verne-3D-Printer-1/
Jules Verne 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SMALL.jpg bfk This is a work-in-progress, so the photos show the printer in different stages of construction.  It was originally delivered in plain form from MakerBot Industries.  Within a few months, the interior was littered with pieces of scrap, adhesive, grease and paint spills.   It looked like a set from Li...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 02:03:18 PST
Jules Verne 3D Printer (cliff notes version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jules-Verne-3D-Printer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1JMP/H9G10K9R/FVX1JMPH9G10K9R.SMALL.jpg bfk This is a work-in-progress.  The printer was originally delivered in plain clothes from MakerBot Industries.  Within a few months, the interior was littered with pieces of scrap, adhesive, grease and paint spills.   It looked like a set from Little Shop of Horrors.   I've spent the better part of a...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:11:13 PST
Things you can do with a bad photograph in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-you-can-do-with-a-bad-photograph-in-Photosh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/LQN5/H994C0T8/FBZLQN5H994C0T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/LQN5/H994C0T8/FBZLQN5H994C0T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/LQN5/H994C0T8/FBZLQN5H994C0T8.SMALL.jpg TheSnowFlakeMoment When you’re editing a picture—be it to dark or too light or taken with a crappy camera in general. You can go into Photoshop or even a free program like Gimp and work miracle magic on the picture of your choice. In this picture today I am going to play with it in Adobe Photoshop  Elements 7.0 Firs...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:32:47 PST
DSLR Photography 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/DSLR-Photography-101/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 15:46:03 PST
How to make a cheap yet simple LED light/Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-yet-simple-LED-lightTorch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/RP7M/H8CVFR5N/FW9RP7MH8CVFR5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/RP7M/H8CVFR5N/FW9RP7MH8CVFR5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/RP7M/H8CVFR5N/FW9RP7MH8CVFR5N.SMALL.jpg Kooldudejack The title says all!
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 04:22:52 PDT
Raspberry Pi Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/CEWY/H82UEUOX/F42CEWYH82UEUOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/CEWY/H82UEUOX/F42CEWYH82UEUOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/CEWY/H82UEUOX/F42CEWYH82UEUOX.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Raspberry Pi Challenge: Make anything with a Raspberry Pi! The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, $35 computer released earlier this year that has already inspired some amazing DIY projects.  Among other things it features an Ethernet port, SD card reader, two USB ports, HDMI out, audio out, and even has dig...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:48:53 PDT
Logo for 3D-printing or Signmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/This-Instructable-presents-a-real-company-logo-for/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:59:31 PDT
3D printed custom lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-custom-lightsaber/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/8XQU/H7W4SJDE/F4D8XQUH7W4SJDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/8XQU/H7W4SJDE/F4D8XQUH7W4SJDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/8XQU/H7W4SJDE/F4D8XQUH7W4SJDE.SMALL.jpg jduffy54 This was just a quick thing I did in sketchup for the 3d design contest.  Its a bunch of pieces inspired by lightsaber parts that would fit together, and could be replaced by any other part in the same category.  The pieces are from one of four sets.  The first is the rods, which are just hollow pla...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 20:46:40 PDT
Hack Tamiya Kits For Robots & Make A Simple Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Tamiya-Kits-For-Robots-Make-A-Simple-Robot/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 21:39:36 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-USB-Charger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/VNKF/H58NIMKN/F6WVNKFH58NIMKN.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman My name is Joshua Zimmerman.  (DOB: 10/21/1982... October 21st, 1982) My proposal for the Jack Daniels Independence Project contest is a low cost DIY Solar USB Charger for use in home, education, and humanitarian purposes.  ***So the Jack Daniels contest rejected this video guide for some reason.  ...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:57:40 PDT
Jack Daniels Independence Contest: Live Production Company http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Daniels-Independence-Contest-Production-Comp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/EDM6/H6MF449O/F6KEDM6H6MF449O.SMALL.jpg sparkyish Thank you for checking out my contest video, I am so excited for the opportunity to start my production company! I have many plans and hopes as to where this might take me, and I already have training-classes, weddings, and musicians excited for the opportunity to broadcast live from locations never...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:41:25 PDT
Jack Daniels Independence Project entry - Howard Crow http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Daniels-Independence-Project-entry-Howard-C/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TYV7/H6MF42RA/FCCTYV7H6MF42RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TYV7/H6MF42RA/FCCTYV7H6MF42RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/TYV7/H6MF42RA/FCCTYV7H6MF42RA.SMALL.jpg thecrow7771 Date of birth is 12/27/1957
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 17:17:45 PDT
Jack Daniels Entry - OldhaMedia http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Shot-My-Summer-Vacation-Photo-Instructables-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9GUW/H6S41PWV/FTB9GUWH6S41PWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9GUW/H6S41PWV/FTB9GUWH6S41PWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9GUW/H6S41PWV/FTB9GUWH6S41PWV.SMALL.jpg oldhamedia Contest Copy removed by OldhaMedia. My apologies if you are looking for my entry into the Jack Daniels Independence Project Contest. Since my idea didn't make the finals, I hope to pursue it on my own, and removing it from the contest page seems to be the best course of action to protect it. Thank...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 06:02:21 PDT
Brinkley Fuller's Dream Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Brinkley-Fullers-Dream-Video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/VUG1/H6739JJ0/FXVVUG1H6739JJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/VUG1/H6739JJ0/FXVVUG1H6739JJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/VUG1/H6739JJ0/FXVVUG1H6739JJ0.SMALL.jpg brinkleyf My name is Brinkley Fuller and I am 27 years old. My dream business is BNF Marketing. I have several years of experience in Marketing, Branding, Social Media Marketing, Graphic Design, and Event Planning. My target is to reach young professionals who are starting new businesses.  DOB: 04/19/1985
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:08:39 PDT
A Multi-Touch Table with an AI User Control Point http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Touch-Table-with-an-AI-User-Control-Point/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SMALL.jpg Jamaal_7lna                 The Optical Interface Design Club (OIDC) is a research/design-based student organization founded in The University of Alabama in Huntsville on the Fall Semester of 2012. The aim of the OIDC is to provide all students—especially undergraduate students—with research-level experience an...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:16:31 PDT
The Double and Triple Word Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Double-and-Triple-Word-Tower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4EBI/H6730N2B/F1J4EBIH6730N2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4EBI/H6730N2B/F1J4EBIH6730N2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4EBI/H6730N2B/F1J4EBIH6730N2B.SMALL.jpg dtuininga HI! My Name is Don Tuininga, I was born on 3/23/1976, and I love making things. From Lego bricks to Duck tape, from wood and metal to paper, the medium doesn't matter so much as the idea. Once I get an idea, I have to see it through, if for no other reason than to see if it can be done!  For the pa...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:51:45 PDT
Mini Arcade Machines! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jack-Daniels-Contest-Entry-Mini-Arcade-Machin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/3825/H67NS0R0/FY93825H67NS0R0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/3825/H67NS0R0/FY93825H67NS0R0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/3825/H67NS0R0/FY93825H67NS0R0.SMALL.jpg samseide This is my entry for the Jack Daniels Independence Project Contest!   A few years ago, I made one of the first mini arcade cabinets that was shown on the internet.  I built the first one for my son for his birthday.  A friend of mine wanted to put a video of it up on youtube and so I allowed him t...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 12:10:11 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Arduino Digital 7-Segment Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-7-Segment-Thermometer/
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 10:00:42 PDT
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT