Instructables: exploring - technology - craft - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:00:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make an LED Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Cat-Harness/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:35:51 PDT
Magnet Activated LED Critter Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Activated-LED-Critter-Scarf/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 04:10:59 PDT
Fairy Light Wind Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Light-Wind-Chime/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:08:29 PDT
How to Make a Lemon Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lemon-Battery/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 14:44:28 PDT
Glass computers based on Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Computers-Based-on-Arduino-Uno/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 22:03:56 PDT
LED Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cloud-Light/
LED Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SMALL.jpg KatyJessica16 This bright and versatile cloud light can be large or small, color changing or white, and hung from the ceiling or stand alone! Made mainly from paper lanterns and cotton batting, the cloud is easy to assemble and lightweight. Lights are small and battery operated so that the cloud may be hung from ...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:45:02 PDT
Watch Me Spin http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-Me-Spin/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:03:45 PDT
Foam Cube Truss Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Cube-Truss-Bridge/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:13:14 PDT
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/I-See-the-Light-Lamp-Shade/
"I See the Light" Lamp Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/VBZW/INQ9G7QQ/FYOVBZWINQ9G7QQ.SMALL.jpg kahony10163 This is such a fun project that is easy to do but may take a little bit of time. It is perfect for you and your friends to do over a couple of weeks time and the final product is amazing! It is the perfect craft for any Tangled/Rapunzel or Disney fans! I would say ages 10+ would be good to work on t...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 23:03:18 PDT
Shirt Circuit: DIY Wearable Breadboard Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirt-Circuit-DIY-Wearable-Breadboard-Circuits/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 19:51:27 PST
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
Solo Cup Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Did you know you can make speakers out of almost anything? In this Instructable, we'll take the ever popular solo cup and show you how you can turn them into audio speakers! Materials needed: 2 Solo or Plastic Cups, 30 gauge magnet wire, 2 neodymium magnets (P/N DCC), auxiliary cord. Tools needed: S...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 PST
RIPCUT Series http://www.instructables.com/id/RIPCUT-Series/
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 09:58:01 PST
Augmented Book Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Book-Prototype/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:28:38 PST
Machine Inscriptions http://www.instructables.com/id/Machine-Inscriptions/
Machine Inscriptions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/PA6J/IICCX1RZ/F9MPA6JIICCX1RZ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Typically, CNC programmed toolpathing is aimed at removing material in the quickest or most efficient manner - aspects which are essential when trying to streamline workflow and produce parts for production. CNC machining also allows for extremely high levels of finish - on a range of complicated pa...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:58:06 PST
EL Silhouette Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Silhouette-Panel/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:04:55 PST
Turn Your IPhone Packaging Box Into a Virtual Reality Headset http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-IPhone-Packaging-Box-Into-a-Virtual-Real/
Turn Your IPhone Packaging Box Into a Virtual Reality Headset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/FWY7/IJORUK09/F81FWY7IJORUK09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/FWY7/IJORUK09/F81FWY7IJORUK09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/FWY7/IJORUK09/F81FWY7IJORUK09.SMALL.jpg Miemode Let's go DIY. Here's a simple and stylish way to turn any container into a vr headset. Use these material In this tutorial, we are using iPhone packaging box. You can also use any similar two-piece box that fits your phone. Download the template to position the lenses from Google Cardboard we...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:47:03 PST
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Clock-No2/
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott In February 2015 I built a massive Steampunk Lamp with an IN-12A Nixie Tube Clock for my daughter's birthday (photograph in Electronics section and now an Instructable!) and since then I wanted to make another Nixie clock but in a totally different style.I wanted to use end view Nixie Tubes again bu...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 08:46:12 PST
Emotional Vocabulary Play Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotional-Vocabulary-Play-Mat/
Emotional Vocabulary Play Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/L6CZ/IL8LFYXQ/FTRL6CZIL8LFYXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/L6CZ/IL8LFYXQ/FTRL6CZIL8LFYXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/L6CZ/IL8LFYXQ/FTRL6CZIL8LFYXQ.SMALL.jpg vanillabin.lee [I Feel Many Things During The Day] This is an educational play mat for children from ages between 2 and 7 to play and expand their emotional vocabulary by eliciting feelings of curiosity, fun, and love of learning while generating thoughts about emotional experiences in family and educational conte...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:49:07 PST
Headband Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Headband-Headphones/
Headband Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/G66O/IINJJ1TV/FTPG66OIINJJ1TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/G66O/IINJJ1TV/FTPG66OIINJJ1TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/G66O/IINJJ1TV/FTPG66OIINJJ1TV.SMALL.jpg rodrt215 These headphones double as a functional, comfortable and stylish winter accessories. To make them I will integrate embroidered fabric speakers with an ear warming headband.Materials:- ear warming headband - wide cloth headband- thin conductive wire / conductive thread- 3" embroidery hoop- old headph...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:53:39 PST
Knitted Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Speaker/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:49:44 PST
Rex's Magical Adventure with a Secret Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Rexs-Magical-Adventure-With-a-Secret-Helper/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 06:49:21 PST
LED Paper Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Helicopter/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:00:47 PDT
Overcoming the Roadblocks to Opening an Etsy Shop http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-and-Etsy-Overcoming-the-Road-Blocks/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 16:11:38 PDT
3D Rainbow Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Rainbow-Clock/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:05:48 PDT
3D Printed Dremel Spirograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Spirograph/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 07:52:01 PDT
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Instamorph-Mushrooms/
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/K6VF/IAAG5P33/F94K6VFIAAG5P33.SMALL.jpg ceejwells Instamorph is a plastic product that you heat with boiling water and form into whatever you want. This was an experiment to see what kind of magic I could bring out of this product. What is more magic than mushrooms? Instamorphing I used a ceramic bowl and poured in the package of Instamorph. It ...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 11:38:11 PDT
Face Vase: A 3D Learning Activity (Made at TechShop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Vase-A-3D-Learning-Activity-Made-at-TechShop/
Face Vase: A 3D Learning Activity (Made at TechShop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/1BCR/I9UDECXE/FAD1BCRI9UDECXE.SMALL.jpg Coengineer Many of you are already familiar with the image of a goblet that looks like a person's face. I found Instructables on how to "Make a Vase with the 123D..." and "3D Printed Face Goblet," but as I tried to explain them to my kids, it was apparent that we all got a bit lost in the software to apprecia...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:52 PDT
Spinning Wheel Business Card (or Mother's Day card!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Wheel-Mothers-Day-Card-or-Business-Card/
Spinning Wheel Business Card (or Mother's Day card!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/K7DQ/IA56QDNG/F9YK7DQIA56QDNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/K7DQ/IA56QDNG/F9YK7DQIA56QDNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/K7DQ/IA56QDNG/F9YK7DQIA56QDNG.SMALL.jpg dstmartinmaker With three layers of materials and a little thinking you can create a spinning wheel card that fits almost any need. I wanted a unique way to describe what I do for my business card, but quickly realized I could use the same format to create a fun and interesting card to describe my amazing mother!F...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:20:16 PDT
Making Stickers with Vcarve http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stickers-with-Vcarve/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:36:34 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/1L88/I7RGM12J/F201L88I7RGM12J.SMALL.jpg BruceE3 After I had purchased my new iPod, I soon realized that it was incapable of creating its own sound. Thus, I decided to create a speaker that was small and light, but still had good audio quality. In the process of researching what type of speaker I should use, I came across a concept called bone c...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT
Jungle Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Speakers/
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By: Plusea

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:01:58 PDT
Make a Pressure Sensor for Wearables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pressure-Sensor-for-Wearables/
Make a Pressure Sensor for Wearables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/7SVI/I5XS7ELH/FF37SVII5XS7ELH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/7SVI/I5XS7ELH/FF37SVII5XS7ELH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/7SVI/I5XS7ELH/FF37SVII5XS7ELH.SMALL.jpg blinkblink We’re going to make a pressure sensor! Pressure sensors give you the ability to control the amount of electricity that's flowing to your LEDs, just like a dimmer switch. Follow this tutorial, featuring an extremely useful creative circuit material called velostat, and we’ll teach you how to make a c...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 15:52:19 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Scissor Lift (by craft sticks!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scissor-Lift-by-craft-sticks/
Scissor Lift (by craft sticks!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/X4WQ/I3H52UP9/FKHX4WQI3H52UP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/X4WQ/I3H52UP9/FKHX4WQI3H52UP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/X4WQ/I3H52UP9/FKHX4WQI3H52UP9.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Scissor lifts were first built to do an incredible amount of lifting work of large machines and workers. However, they can also be used to poke your friends, so that's great, too! This scissor lift is highly mod-able in that you make your scissor lift as short or long as you want, and make it do str...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:23:35 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
Useful Gestures - sculpture series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SMALL.jpg xbremer Useful gestures was inspired by the Marshall McLuhan quote, “We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.” This series of sculptures explores human tool-making from the earliest, primitive material extensions of our bodies to the highly complex, computer-controlled data-verse we live in tod...
By: xbremer

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
S.H.I.E.L.D. Tote Bag (With Hidden Hydra Logo) http://www.instructables.com/id/SHIELD-Tote-Bag-With-Hidden-Hydra-Logo/
S.H.I.E.L.D. Tote Bag (With Hidden Hydra Logo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SMALL.jpg goldlego If you are familiar with Marvel, then you are most likely aware that Hydra, a villainous organization of power-hungry bad guys, has infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D. (the good guys!). It came as a huge shock to the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents when Hydra revealed their true identity to S.H.I.E.L.D. because they had b...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:32:02 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
Glowing Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/NWQE/I0LCRCT3/FZTNWQEI0LCRCT3.SMALL.jpg Maker Studio Make your critters come to life with leds! Gather Materials You will need:ledscoincell batteriestapeEaster eggscraft materialshot gluescissors Make your critter Add craft materials to your Easter egg to make any sort of critter you want. Make sure the avoid glueing/taping the opening of the E...
By: Maker Studio

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Felt-Carrot-with-Soft-Circuits/
LED Felt Carrot with Soft Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/V4T3/HZS8TFL4/F5OV4T3HZS8TFL4.SMALL.jpg Snax_and_Macs Hi! Have you ever wanted to make a felt carrot that lights up when you touch it? Yes!? Well then this is the Instructables for you!Here's what you need: MaterialsFelt - Green and Orange3V battery2 LED's Needle and orange and green thread Solder/Soldering Iron and conductive material OR Copper Tape C...
By: Snax_and_Macs

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:33:57 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-1-Boxbot/
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 1: Boxbot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/SEIY/HXRZI0IF/FVSSEIYHXRZI0IF.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks Previously I made an Instructable on cheap motors and wheels for robots, but wheels alone don't make a robot. If you want your robot to cruise in style, it's going to need a sturdy and stylish body.It's easy to make something rough but functional, but in my experience taking the time to make somethi...
By: JayWeeks

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:43:34 PDT
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Upset-Kitty-LittleBits-Project/
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZMC/HXMUULE3/F4IHZMCHXMUULE3.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Using LittleBits parts, this project displays a happy cat until you pull his tail. Then you upset kitty.Total Build Time: 30 mins Draw and cut out cat – 10 mins Arduino coding – 5 mins LittleBits parts assembly – 5 mins Foam board assembly – 5 mins Testing – 5 mins Gather all th...
By: TheHiveTHPL

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:55 PDT
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Motors-and-Wheels-for-Cheap-Robots/
Motors and Wheels for Cheap Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/KGPN/HXMKQU4U/FY9KGPNHXMKQU4U.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks When I was little, and just getting started out with robotics, I had very little in the way of funds or patience for ordering robot kits online. Back then the selection was more limited than today and pretty much all the robotics kits were built for Windows users, which my family and I very much wer...
By: JayWeeks

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:42:15 PDT
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Motorized-Walking-Machine-Sculpture/
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/3UYF/HXHRL76B/FTL3UYFHXHRL76B.SMALL.jpg CreativLiMade In this Instructable I show how I created a motorized "walking machine/sculpture" made out of paper. I will be taking you through all the stages from concept to design and all the way to the end of the build. This will hopefully be sufficient enough to act as a guide if you choose to create and impr...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:48:10 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/733T/HWNUD1P0/F82733THWNUD1P0.SMALL.jpg vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
By: vishalapr

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Knit a Working Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-a-Working-Circuit-Board/
Knit a Working Circuit Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Y0EQ/HWIMST00/FP8Y0EQHWIMST00.SMALL.jpg jseay For this instructable, I'll demonstrate how to knit circuitry, using a simple LED circuit as an example. The instructions assume you already know how to knit, solder, and wire up LEDs. (If you need to brush up on those skills, there are great tutorials all over the web.)IntroductionAfter discoveri...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:16:41 PDT
How to Make a light for Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-light-for-Photography/
How to Make a light for Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/EIQW/HUYLT1F7/F3PEIQWHUYLT1F7.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu How to Make a light for PhotographyWhen you take a picture of something, you can't do it well if the light is dark.Make the light for photography to get enough light. Materials a base boarda corrugated plastica velcro tapean aluminum foila socketa double sided tapea switcha outleta joining termi...
By: ishiyasu

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Fri, 9 May 2014 06:52:24 PDT
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Nokia-Lumia-1020-Filter-Mount/
Nokia Lumia 1020 Filter Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EI2J/HU843LAY/FI6EI2JHU843LAY.SMALL.jpg patricholas424 If you love creating, then you have come to the right place. This instructable is made for Nokia Lumia 1020 owners & Smart Phone photographers everywhere! First things first, having a Nokia Lumia 1020 alone is not enough for this Instructable. You will also need the Camera Grip for Nokia Lumia 10...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:45:22 PDT
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
littleBits Sample Rotator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Instructable I demonstrate how to build a sample rotator using Erector set parts and littleBits. The sample rotator, or media rotator "is a common piece of standard laboratory equipment that is used for continuous mixing of lab samples, for example for slowly reacting or dissolving component...
By: KRA5H

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous) http://www.instructables.com/id/PIE-rotechnic-Thanksgiving-Dessert-Mega-Dangerous/
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/YJ1G/HO7XGB68/FQSYJ1GHO7XGB68.SMALL.jpg The King of Random An innocent looking pumpkin pie erupts an insane fountain of flames and fire! Watch the Video! WARNING: This project is for demonstrational, educational, and entertainment purposes only.   It is not intended to be duplicated.  This experiment should only be attempted by experienced professi...
By: The King of Random

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:57:48 PST
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Things-To-Do-at-a-Birthday-Party-with-Liquid-Ni/
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/SW7Z/HLR2IFVP/FB2SW7ZHLR2IFVP.SMALL.jpg The King of Random 10 tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try at your next party, but probably shouldn't! Watch the Video!   WARNING:  These projects and results are depictions of my own personal experiences, which may vary depending on location, and modifications to project ideas.  There may be risks ...
By: The King of Random

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:46:40 PDT
Interactive Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Quilt/
Interactive Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GYON/HFSH595I/FAHGYONHFSH595I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GYON/HFSH595I/FAHGYONHFSH595I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/GYON/HFSH595I/FAHGYONHFSH595I.SMALL.jpg kncjdavis This project is a hanging, interactive quilt for my 8 year-old daughter.  Each section of the quilt requires her to do something to activate either the lights or the sounds.   Materials Needed For Quilt: Fabric -5 colors for background -Backing & binding (about 1 yard) -flowers -leaves -clouds -f...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 21:06:14 PDT