Instructables: exploring - technology - custom http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:39:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Personalized Car USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Car-USB-Charger/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:35:06 PDT
Laser Cut Wood Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wood-Wallet/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:15:05 PDT
How to add custom backgrounds in stellarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-custom-backgrounds-in-stellarium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/HKH0/HSBSM08N/FQCHKH0HSBSM08N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/HKH0/HSBSM08N/FQCHKH0HSBSM08N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/HKH0/HSBSM08N/FQCHKH0HSBSM08N.SMALL.jpg lwazza A simple video tutorial on how to add a panarmic scene to stellarium to use as background using photoshop and camera software making it easier to identify the night sky from your view point,  
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:41:05 PST
Build a Powerful and Portable Audio system! http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-Portable-Speaker-complete-system/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:54:40 PST
Shift Key Usb Drive (Custom Case) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shift-Key-Usb-Drive-Custom-Case/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 11:11:05 PST
DIY Wooden Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Computer-Case/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 18:50:51 PST
Arduino based hackable prototyping board http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-hackable-prototyping-board/
Arduino based hackable prototyping board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/YOZ5/HPDB28LI/FW9YOZ5HPDB28LI.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Earlier in the year I needed to build a control system with the capability to detect alcohol vapour, measure fluid temperature, sound audio alarms and trigger relays. I designed a circuit board for the Atmega 328 chip and soldered all the components on to produce the finished item. It took quite a w...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:39:34 PST
Color changing display http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-display/
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 19:43:43 PST
How to make custom library parts for CadSoft EAGLE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-library-parts-for-CadSoft-EAGLE/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:46 PST
My Pen Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pen-Drive/
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 17:58:08 PST
Design a Chocolate Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Chocolate-Mold/
Design a Chocolate Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RFNH/HMVJDNQA/FS3RFNHHMVJDNQA.SMALL.jpg nicalbert You’ve all heard of chocolate bunnies, and you’ve probably all eaten peanut butter cups—but have you ever tried to make your own chocolates? If you are interested in concocting professional-looking bonbons, you will need a mold—and what better way to put your stamp on homemade chocolates than to des...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:02:56 PDT
Design a Custom Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Model-Rocket/
Design a Custom Model Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/EDEN/HMVJDNSY/FQ5EDENHMVJDNSY.SMALL.jpg nicalbert Nearly every kid born after the advent of the space program has dreamt about becoming an astronaut (some more passionately than others). If space camp is out of reach, you might try designing your own custom model rocket for scaled-down space play. Designing toys is a great way to get students excit...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:00:35 PDT
custom adapter for tiny connectors or IC http://www.instructables.com/id/custom-adapter-for-tiny-connectors-or-IC/
custom adapter for tiny connectors or IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/BU3G/HMEXX7EP/FG5BU3GHMEXX7EP.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It happens that you find interesting pieces at local fairies. In this case I bought some LCD displays for 1€ each.  Since I wanted to connect them to a breadboard to make prototypes or test some features or codes, I needed to solder many wires to the tiny LCD contacts, or making a PCB to connect tho...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 07:54:23 PDT
Build an iPod Video (5th/5.5th gen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-iPod-Video-5th55th-gen/
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:58:21 PDT
Arduino leonardo usb steering wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-leonardo-usb-steering-wheel/
Arduino leonardo usb steering wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/T39K/HLOBY8TR/FTYT39KHLOBY8TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/T39K/HLOBY8TR/FTYT39KHLOBY8TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/T39K/HLOBY8TR/FTYT39KHLOBY8TR.SMALL.jpg The nerdling I had an old usb steering wheel laying around that died, i had a freetronics leostick laying around so i made this. i updated the bootloader to the official leonardo one. bootloader mods updated the bootloader to the official leonardo one. for the steering wheel you will need an arduino leonardo ...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:13:54 PDT
Quality DIY headphone cable replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Quality-DIY-headphone-cable-replacement/
Quality DIY headphone cable replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5WD/HKJTCI93/F3FL5WDHKJTCI93.SMALL.jpg bratan In this instructable I will show you how to make a great replacement headphone cable. Instructions are specific to Sony MDR-V6 headphones, but should work with any similar large (studio type) headphones as long as you they are easy to disassemble. I've been using this headphones while commuting to w...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:24:33 PDT
Design a Custom Balance Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Balance-Bike/
Design a Custom Balance Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3RXI/HJGDL0GJ/FSV3RXIHJGDL0GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3RXI/HJGDL0GJ/FSV3RXIHJGDL0GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3RXI/HJGDL0GJ/FSV3RXIHJGDL0GJ.SMALL.jpg nicalbert A balance bike is a great way to teach kids balance and start them on their way to riding a “real” bike.  While benefits can include learning how to steer without having to pedal at the same time, the bikes themselves can cost upwards of $150. For the price of materials (less if you use recycled par...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:49:29 PDT
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Speaker-with-Amplifier/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:07:33 PDT
3D Printed Custom Rollerblades http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Custom-Rollerblades/
3D Printed Custom Rollerblades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/FZUD/HINO2GF0/FC8FZUDHINO2GF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/FZUD/HINO2GF0/FC8FZUDHINO2GF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/FZUD/HINO2GF0/FC8FZUDHINO2GF0.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 This instructable will walk you through creating custom skates made just for you! Through the magic of 3D printing you can make ones shaped perfectly for your feet. Not only that, but they are lighter than normal rollerblades (The pair of printed skates is lighter than my one normal skate which weig...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 17:30:34 PDT
3-D Printed Mechanical Walking Robot Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Mechanical-Robot/
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 21:25:04 PDT
How to build a Bartop Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Bartop-Arcade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/S3F6/HI3TY3YE/F14S3F6HI3TY3YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/S3F6/HI3TY3YE/F14S3F6HI3TY3YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/S3F6/HI3TY3YE/F14S3F6HI3TY3YE.SMALL.jpg djkurtz92 Based on some inspiration from Instructables, and a love for vintage video games I decided to build my own bartop arcade. Some one built one on here that I borrowed some of the methods. I too don't like emulation. I like the originals. I could give Step by Step directions on how to build this but a ...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:43:05 PDT
3D Printed Spiral Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Spiral-Earrings/
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:12:01 PDT
Turtle Beach Customization And Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Beach-Customization-And-Modification/
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:49:27 PDT
MAKE YOUR OWN LASER CUT WOODEN BUSINESS CARDS! http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-YOUR-OWN-LASER-CUT-WOODEN-BUSINESS-CARDS/
MAKE YOUR OWN LASER CUT WOODEN BUSINESS CARDS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/4AVV/HGU2LDA7/FOM4AVVHGU2LDA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/4AVV/HGU2LDA7/FOM4AVVHGU2LDA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/4AVV/HGU2LDA7/FOM4AVVHGU2LDA7.SMALL.jpg tkim2 Want to make a great impression of your sustainable energy business? Here is a great way to make some cool looking business cards that will make you look professional as a pinstriped bow tie (: These cards were made using a laser cutter at my local hackerspace, TechShop. "I made it at TechShop" Her...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 15:13:07 PDT
Personal Chargercase. http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Chargercase/
Personal Chargercase. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/73VB/HH2VKF1O/FT373VBHH2VKF1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/73VB/HH2VKF1O/FT373VBHH2VKF1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/73VB/HH2VKF1O/FT373VBHH2VKF1O.SMALL.jpg Dufva As I'm a guy who's always on my feet, moving around, driving to different places and always in need of my electrical gadgets working. I have to drag my chargers with me, powerstrippers and know-what. First I put them all in a bag. Worked for one use, then it got all tangled up and I gave up before ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 15:44:39 PDT
Custom Acrylic Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-Awesome-Tube-Radio/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 20:52:34 PDT
How to Make a Custom Ringtone for an iPhone Using iTunes on an Apple Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Ringtone-for-an-iPhone-Using-/
How to Make a Custom Ringtone for an iPhone Using iTunes on an Apple Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/I025/HDYZ6KS9/FXXI025HDYZ6KS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/I025/HDYZ6KS9/FXXI025HDYZ6KS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/I025/HDYZ6KS9/FXXI025HDYZ6KS9.SMALL.jpg hanparkshan Did you know that you can have any song or sound as a ringtone for your iPhone? And that it is free? Using your Apple computer, if you follow these simple directions you can have any tone or song you want as your ringtone. All you need are:  An iTunes account with the latest software update  Apple...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 10:43:20 PST
How to Build a Custom Computer! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Custom-Computer/
How to Build a Custom Computer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/SNCV/HD4VDCU3/FUBSNCVHD4VDCU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/SNCV/HD4VDCU3/FUBSNCVHD4VDCU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/SNCV/HD4VDCU3/FUBSNCVHD4VDCU3.SMALL.jpg lwmulkey This Instructable will show how to assemble a custom computer from it's basic parts available online or in electronic retail stores.  Manual assembly has a number of benefits including lower cost, the power to build a machine tailed to the user's needs, and the pride of having completed a technical ...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:59:10 PST
Corner Desk PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Desk-PC/
Corner Desk PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RQPB/HCJO5CFD/FQSRQPBHCJO5CFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RQPB/HCJO5CFD/FQSRQPBHCJO5CFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RQPB/HCJO5CFD/FQSRQPBHCJO5CFD.SMALL.jpg CroobCraft After what seemed like a lifetime of building in this house, I finally got to renovate an old chicken shed into an office for ME ! I’ve worked in IT now for almost 30 years and have built all sorts of mad PC based projects, but I decided that I wanted something different as my day to day PC. A...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:00:31 PST
Make a Variable Resistor with 1 Million Settings http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Variable-Resister-with-1-Million-Settings/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 08:05:53 PST
Make a Headphone Speaker From a CD Laser Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Headphone-Speaker-From-a-CD-Laser-Lens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/TK38/HAUNNXTY/FM5TK38HAUNNXTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/TK38/HAUNNXTY/FM5TK38HAUNNXTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/TK38/HAUNNXTY/FM5TK38HAUNNXTY.SMALL.jpg FossilFolk CD and other optical drives have small coils and magnets to focus the laser with. I show how to extract the assembly and hook it up to music devices. The resulting speaker has great potential as a headphone. Use an MP3 player or other audio device that isn't precious to you, it may malfunction when ...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 15:30:10 PST
How to add Custom Thumbnails to Your Youtube Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-Custom-Thumbnails-to-Your-Youtube-Video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HYHH/HAUNNXIA/FKMHYHHHAUNNXIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HYHH/HAUNNXIA/FKMHYHHHAUNNXIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/HYHH/HAUNNXIA/FKMHYHHHAUNNXIA.SMALL.jpg GalacticsTutorials In this instructable I'll show you how to create a free custom thumbnails, feel free to rate comment and subscribe on the actual video. The instructions are in the description of the video.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 13:58:14 PST
GoPro Mounting Tips | Headstrap Mount on leg http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mounting-Tips-Headstrap-Mount-on-leg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/Z516/HBFFJ3E5/F5DZ516HBFFJ3E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/Z516/HBFFJ3E5/F5DZ516HBFFJ3E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/Z516/HBFFJ3E5/F5DZ516HBFFJ3E5.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 I don't own this, 'micbergsma' does, All praise goes to him, I thought I'd repost his Videos on Instructables for people that don't go on Youtube. NOTE: Don't go harrassing him for having no sound in his videos, he's 90% Deaf so speaking for him is hard and to him it doesn't sound good.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 13:16:19 PST
GoPro Mounting Tips | Installing GoPro Tethers http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mounting-Tips-Installing-GoPro-Tethers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YF6J/HBFFJ394/FP5YF6JHBFFJ394.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YF6J/HBFFJ394/FP5YF6JHBFFJ394.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YF6J/HBFFJ394/FP5YF6JHBFFJ394.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 I don't own this, 'micbergsma' does, All praise goes to him, I thought I'd repost his Videos on Instructables for people that don't go on Youtube. NOTE: Don't go harrassing him for having no sound in his videos, he's 90% Deaf so speaking for him is hard and to him it doesn't sound good.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 13:13:12 PST
GoPro Mounting Tips | GoPro on the ground without Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mounting-Tips-GoPro-on-the-ground-without-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/JT3A/HBFFJ383/F10JT3AHBFFJ383.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/JT3A/HBFFJ383/F10JT3AHBFFJ383.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/JT3A/HBFFJ383/F10JT3AHBFFJ383.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 I don't own this, 'micbergsma' does, All praise goes to him, I thought I'd repost his Videos on Instructables for people that don't go on Youtube. NOTE: Don't go harrassing him for having no sound in his videos, he's 90% Deaf so speaking for him is hard and to him it doesn't sound good.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 12:58:22 PST
GoPro Mounting Tips | Custom Suction Cup, Low Profile http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mounting-Tips-Custom-Suction-Cup-Low-Prof/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/85SZ/HBFFJ37E/FB785SZHBFFJ37E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/85SZ/HBFFJ37E/FB785SZHBFFJ37E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/85SZ/HBFFJ37E/FB785SZHBFFJ37E.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 I don't own this, 'micbergsma' does, All praise goes to him, I thought I'd repost his Videos on Instructables for people that don't go on Youtube. NOTE: Don't go harrassing him for having no sound in his videos, he's 90% Deaf so speaking for him is hard and to him it doesn't sound good.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 12:52:35 PST
GoPro Mounting Tips | Vented Helmet Strap on Ankle http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Mounting-Tips-Vented-Helmet-Strap-on-Ankle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SUJ3/HBFFJ36R/FPTSUJ3HBFFJ36R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SUJ3/HBFFJ36R/FPTSUJ3HBFFJ36R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SUJ3/HBFFJ36R/FPTSUJ3HBFFJ36R.SMALL.jpg BrociliTree123 I don't own this, 'micbergsma' does, All praise goes to him, I thought I'd repost his Videos on Instructables for people that don't go on Youtube.  NOTE: Don't go harrassing him for having no sound in his videos, he's 90% Deaf so speaking for him is hard and to him it doesn't sound good.
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 12:44:10 PST
VW Beetle 8GB USB Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-8GB-USB-Flash-Drive/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/21AS/HGU2L4O0/FUA21ASHGU2L4O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/21AS/HGU2L4O0/FUA21ASHGU2L4O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/21AS/HGU2L4O0/FUA21ASHGU2L4O0.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is an album of photos of a Volkswagen beetle model (about 1:64 scale,) which I dismantled and handpainted with a toothpick to look like an abandoned beetle found and painted by hippies. After painting, sufficient grinding and matte laquer spray, I glued an 8 GB USB inside and glued the "chassis...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:34:02 PST
Make a custom speaker housing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-speaker-housing/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 05:47:35 PST
How to Add Custom Ringtones to a Wireless Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Custom-Ringtones-to-a-Wireless-Doorbell/
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:10:14 PST
Beginning Photoshop - Creating a Custom Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoshop-Creating-a-Custom-Brush/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:44:42 PST
Rubber-Band-Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Powered-Car/
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 00:13:07 PDT
Halloween Special - Unveiling The FrankenCube - Custom Themed Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Ctrl-Esc-duplicates-this-functionality/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/Z1DC/H8LVX66J/FDJZ1DCH8LVX66J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/Z1DC/H8LVX66J/FDJZ1DCH8LVX66J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/Z1DC/H8LVX66J/FDJZ1DCH8LVX66J.SMALL.jpg GuruBrew This is the final part five of our FrankenCube build as it is completed and revealed in this special Halloween video blog edition. A lot of work went into this build but it was fun and very satisfying to see the final product. We took some old and new parts to construct a real working, custom comput...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 20:17:00 PDT
3D Print/CNC Custom Headset Cap For You're Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PrintCNC-Custom-Headset-Cap-For-Youre-Bike/
3D Print/CNC Custom Headset Cap For You're Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O7AD/H7S4ZU62/F1DO7ADH7S4ZU62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O7AD/H7S4ZU62/F1DO7ADH7S4ZU62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O7AD/H7S4ZU62/F1DO7ADH7S4ZU62.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox The headset cap is the small piece at the top of the fork. It keeps dust and dirt from entering the headset assembly. It is a relatively simple part and be easily customized. There are many websites and stores were they could be bought but, if you have the ability to print you're own or CNC it then ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 17:17:20 PDT
Make your own custom 3D printed iphone case! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-custom-3D-printed-iphone-case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/BWYL/H7QCY8ZD/FQOBWYLH7QCY8ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/BWYL/H7QCY8ZD/FQOBWYLH7QCY8ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/BWYL/H7QCY8ZD/FQOBWYLH7QCY8ZD.SMALL.jpg searx 1. Download the template from http://www.filefactory.com/file/58h1g8lm18nl/n/iphoneCase.ipt 2. Use the pictures as a guide and make your own! 3. VOTE for this instructable in the 3D Design Contest! HAVE FUN! The template was made by MAUNDY! You should go check out the awesome stuff he is making! ...
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 17:52:59 PDT
Sugru Inlay Your Vintage Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Inlay-Your-Vintage-Cameras/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 12:27:55 PDT
Design Your Own Controllers http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Your-Own-Controllers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M1WA/H6730IWG/F1TM1WAH6730IWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M1WA/H6730IWG/F1TM1WAH6730IWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M1WA/H6730IWG/F1TM1WAH6730IWG.SMALL.jpg Fuzzy-Wobble Jack Daniel's Independence Project Contest Entry Date of birth: Nov 10 1984 Thank-you to Instructables and Jack Daniel's for the opportunity. This 25,000$ prize would go a long way. I would be able to buy the machinery and materials necessary to begin manufacturing the custom controllers, and mos...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:54:05 PDT
HOW TO CHANGE THE LEDS IN YOUR AT&T WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CHANGE-THE-LEDS-IN-YOUR-ATT-WIRELESS-REMOT/
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:38:30 PDT
Making a 9v battery usb flash / pen drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-9v-battery-usb-flash-pen-drive/
Making a 9v battery usb flash / pen drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/4BLA/H672WSBP/FRT4BLAH672WSBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/4BLA/H672WSBP/FRT4BLAH672WSBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/4BLA/H672WSBP/FRT4BLAH672WSBP.SMALL.jpg audioguy666 I started off wanting to make a weird flash drive.  This was not it. This came to me as I was looking through electrical junk I have laying around.    Basically I gutted a 9v battery and glued in a flash drive.  The whole thing took about 10 mins tops. Parts list: Dead 9v battery (brand of cho...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:47:23 PDT
How to add custom search engines in Opera http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-custom-search-engines-in-Opera/
How to add custom search engines in Opera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/K0TF/H5ENQ2YV/FHNK0TFH5ENQ2YV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/K0TF/H5ENQ2YV/FHNK0TFH5ENQ2YV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/K0TF/H5ENQ2YV/FHNK0TFH5ENQ2YV.SMALL.jpg loikkonen So do you use Opera? (Probably yes because you are viewing this instructable) You know the "g *search term*" to search *search term* on Google, and same for Wikipedia etc.? I use them all the time, and I have added a couple of my own, and decided to share a little tutorial on how to get started on ...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 07:26:48 PDT