Instructables: exploring - technology - custom http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:53:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Personal Minecraft Server in Custom Block Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Minecraft-Server-in-Custom-Block-Case/
Personal Minecraft Server in Custom Block Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SMALL.jpg foxwater I've been wanting to build my own Minecraft server for quite awhile now, and thought it would be extra "cool" to build one in the style of a grass block from the game. Here were some of the goals for the project:- Small form factor- Low energy consumption (since it will be running 24/7)- Quiet- Allo...
By: foxwater

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:23 PDT
Making a Mario Brothers Custom Google Chrome Theme http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mario-Brothers-Custom-Google-Chrome-Theme/
Making a Mario Brothers Custom Google Chrome Theme - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/QUFS/HZV3T6W3/FZ5QUFSHZV3T6W3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/QUFS/HZV3T6W3/FZ5QUFSHZV3T6W3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/QUFS/HZV3T6W3/FZ5QUFSHZV3T6W3.SMALL.jpg Tanmay Das I have been trying to post a new instructable, but due to lack of time.Anyway few days ago prashjini commented on a very old instructable of mine http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Google-Ch... so I decided to take some time and make another instructable.This time I'll show you how to make a c...
By: Tanmay Das

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Sep 2014 22:54:03 PDT
Custom Controls for Google Earth Flight Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Controls-for-Google-Earth-Flight-Simulator/
Custom Controls for Google Earth Flight Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CJUO/HYWT78N3/FZECJUOHYWT78N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CJUO/HYWT78N3/FZECJUOHYWT78N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CJUO/HYWT78N3/FZECJUOHYWT78N3.SMALL.jpg diyboy1 So, you are confused with the controls for Google Earth Flight Simulator, or they don't make sense, or you have a mac and don't have the necessary keys on your keyboard -- well all that can be easily fixed. What to Do All you have to do is modify 1 simple text file in the program, and it is real...
By: diyboy1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:06:44 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
By: Tater Zoid

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
how To import custom Ringtones. http://www.instructables.com/id/how-To-import-custom-Ringtones/
how To import custom Ringtones. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/ZXCE/HXZ4S30H/F0ZZXCEHXZ4S30H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/ZXCE/HXZ4S30H/F0ZZXCEHXZ4S30H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/ZXCE/HXZ4S30H/F0ZZXCEHXZ4S30H.SMALL.jpg griffdog21 Hi I'm going to show you how to import custom ringtones. All you need is iTunes, a ringtone editor app or something else. It's pretty simple but can get difficult. All the steps are in the pictures below Edit Ringtone Use the app (I'm using ringtone designer) to make the ringtone Save It And P...
By: griffdog21

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:46:06 PDT
Dip your Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-your-Laptop/
Dip your Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XQ8J/HXUYFHB5/FDWXQ8JHXUYFHB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XQ8J/HXUYFHB5/FDWXQ8JHXUYFHB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/XQ8J/HXUYFHB5/FDWXQ8JHXUYFHB5.SMALL.jpg Tubs Sinabs Note***: Alright, so let me begin by saying please excuse the quality of this Instructable. I was not planning on doing one on this project, but it turned out so well that I figured I owed it to the community to at least show you what I could with the starting and final product.Dip your laptop! You...
By: Tubs Sinabs

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:36:44 PDT
DIY Custom Mousepad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Mousepad/
DIY Custom Mousepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5FZR/HXMKND0O/FCO5FZRHXMKND0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5FZR/HXMKND0O/FCO5FZRHXMKND0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5FZR/HXMKND0O/FCO5FZRHXMKND0O.SMALL.jpg Vieraworks DIY MousepadThings needed:►Foam Bag. ►Piece of jeans. (your desired size) ►Chalk , Pencil , Pen. ► Scissor. ►Board. ► Shoe Glue. ► Thread & a big needle. ►Textile paint & a paint brush. ► Ruler MAKING THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE MOUSEPAD. Get your board, a piece of jeans and your foam bag.Place the...
By: Vieraworks

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:10:20 PDT
How To Restore Custom ROMs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Roms-On-Android-Device/
How To Restore Custom ROMs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JGBB/HXB3SZBY/F6UJGBBHXB3SZBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JGBB/HXB3SZBY/F6UJGBBHXB3SZBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/JGBB/HXB3SZBY/F6UJGBBHXB3SZBY.SMALL.jpg adamtanner001 Here is a quick tutorial on how to restore a custom ROM on your android device. Before beginning, make sure you have made a backup of your system using Clockworkmod recovery application. (Optional) Download Clockworkmod App If you do not know how to enter recovery mode, download Clockworkmod reco...
By: adamtanner001

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Jul 2014 07:52:30 PDT
Hack your Android phone (or Tablet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-Android-phone/
Hack your Android phone (or Tablet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/529L/HWVAWB5S/FPG529LHWVAWB5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/529L/HWVAWB5S/FPG529LHWVAWB5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/529L/HWVAWB5S/FPG529LHWVAWB5S.SMALL.jpg Silent Ninja Bunny So you bought or have an Android phone (or Tablet), and it's pretty great, you can talk (on some Tablets too), text, surf the web, send e-mail, you tube, man you can even Skype on some of them. Did you happen to notice all of those apps that came with it? You know, the ones you never use but you can...
By: Silent Ninja Bunny

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:33:18 PDT
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Custom-3D-Printed-and-Lasercut-Chess-Set/
Decimated 3D Printed Chess Set printed on Series 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/PUSU/HWUJYDRI/FJEPUSUHWUJYDRI.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Why buy a chess set when you can just make one! It's easy and free to download or model your own and 3D print it at home. In this instructable we will go over where to find or how to make base geometry using Autodesk 360 Fusion or the Autodesk 123 Gallery. Then how to clean and prep the meshed fo...
By: smithallen_studio

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:32 PDT
Build your own Mini Arcade Cabinet with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Mini-Arcade-Cabinet-with-Raspberry-/
Build your own Mini Arcade Cabinet with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MUHZ/HWNU6G3E/FMLMUHZHWNU6G3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MUHZ/HWNU6G3E/FMLMUHZHWNU6G3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MUHZ/HWNU6G3E/FMLMUHZHWNU6G3E.SMALL.jpg rbates4 The Porta-Pi Mini Arcade is a desktop-sized, fully functional, mini arcade cabinet measuring just under 13 x 9 x 10 inches (HxWxD). This Porta-Pi Arcade turns your Raspberry Pi in a mini arcade machine. Of course you could stuff any other retro console inside, but the RPi is so versatile, powerful ...
By: rbates4

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:49:18 PDT
Custom R/C Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Plane/
Custom R/C Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1FAA/HW96MGUF/FCC1FAAHW96MGUF.SMALL.jpg Electric_LED R/C objects are fun to play with and enjoy. There are many types of R/C things that can be bought or made by you! This is a simple and cheap way to make yourself and R/C Plane!!!All the images, I was given permission to use and I do not own. Time to name the parts of the plane! We will be using t...
By: Electric_LED

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:46:04 PDT
A Functioning 3D Printed Electric Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Electric-Switch/
A Functioning 3D Printed Electric Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/8TM3/HW0FXG2K/FZH8TM3HW0FXG2K.SMALL.jpg bfk This is an electric momentary switch for small, low voltage, low amp projects. It still needs to be fully tested, but I've already successfully made printed projects that incorporate non-plastic materials embedded within 3D printed items and fully functioning, mechanical objects for quite some time...
By: bfk

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:18:08 PDT
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-Controller-with-Voltage-and-Temperature-Readou/
Fan Controller with Voltage and Temperature Readout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/L2IZ/HUX9PAU5/FRXL2IZHUX9PAU5.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 I recently had a computer cd-rom failure and rather than throwing it out, I decided to use its case for a custom fan controller. The fan controller consists of two components, a 10k potentiometer and a NPN transistor. I used a C1984 in place of the npn transistor because I already had it, but any np...
By: Khaleel123

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 May 2014 19:14:08 PDT
Dollar Bill USB Flash Drive Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Bill-USB-Flash-Drive-Case/
Dollar Bill USB Flash Drive Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/Y66S/HUWMEA9X/FQXY66SHUWMEA9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/Y66S/HUWMEA9X/FQXY66SHUWMEA9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/Y66S/HUWMEA9X/FQXY66SHUWMEA9X.SMALL.jpg Chad Baxter In this instructable you will learn how to make a sleek new Flash Drive case out of a US Dollar bill in just ten easy steps.Disclaimer:For this tutorial we will use a Sandisk Cruzer, if you have any type of Sandisk Flash Drive, this tutorial should work for you. Modifying any electronic device inclu...
By: Chad Baxter

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 May 2014 18:43:15 PDT
Custom speaker for under $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-speaker-for-under-50/
Custom speaker for under $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/YOV9/HUL9EG80/FOYYOV9HUL9EG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/YOV9/HUL9EG80/FOYYOV9HUL9EG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/YOV9/HUL9EG80/FOYYOV9HUL9EG80.SMALL.jpg gilgonza3 Make a cool speaker out of almost anything for UNDER $50 (give or take shipping costs) Things you will need Parts: 12v class t amp (model: Tripath TA2024) speaker (2 or 4 ohm preferred) your choice in size depending on your project. I used GRS 3FR-4 Full Range 3" 4 Ohm driver 12v...
By: gilgonza3

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 20:25:09 PDT
CUSTOM ANDROID APP ICONS (STEP BY STEP) http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOM-ANDROID-APP-ICONS-STEP-BY-STEP/
CUSTOM ANDROID APP ICONS (STEP BY STEP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/27Q1/HU54MCU5/FZE27Q1HU54MCU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/27Q1/HU54MCU5/FZE27Q1HU54MCU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/27Q1/HU54MCU5/FZE27Q1HU54MCU5.SMALL.jpg JUSTDOIT2DOIT HAVE YOU EVER JUST LOOKED AT YOUR BUETIFUL UNIQUE ONE OF A KIND ANDROID SMART PHONE AND FELT DISSATISFIED WITH ITS DIGITAL APPEARANCE ONCE YOU LOOKED AT YOUR HOME SCREEN???...WELL IF YOU HAVE WHY NOT ACT ON YOUR DISSATISFIED FEELING AND CUSTOMIZE YOUR APPLICATION ICONS AND EVEN GIVE IT A CUSTOM NAME...
By: JUSTDOIT2DOIT

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:33:18 PDT
Personalized Car USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Car-USB-Charger/
Personalized Car USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/UXOA/HU1JU3EO/F9YUXOAHU1JU3EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/UXOA/HU1JU3EO/F9YUXOAHU1JU3EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/UXOA/HU1JU3EO/F9YUXOAHU1JU3EO.SMALL.jpg mouse333 I received a free car charger that promoted some company. I liked it because it was free and it had two chargers. I hated it because it was so bright, blinding me with adversing. I originally covered it up with duct tape, but wanted something a bit more me. Prep the car charger I lightly sande...
By: mouse333

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:35:06 PDT
Laser Cut Wood Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wood-Wallet/
Laser Cut Wood Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SMALL.jpg jbagnol I made it at Techshop http://techshop.ws/ I needed a wallet that was minimalistic, sleek, and inexpensive. This let me to create my own LaserCut wood wallet. This wallet holds my essentials with a personalized touch, and can be customized to however you like. The best part about this wallet is the...
By: jbagnol

Continue Reading »]]>
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,  
By: lwazza

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:41:05 PST
Shift Key Usb Drive (Custom Case) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shift-Key-Usb-Drive-Custom-Case/
Shift Key Usb Drive (Custom Case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QIOS/HR4SWGIG/F6DQIOSHR4SWGIG.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma My Old Usb Drive's Case was broken today so i thought to make a new custom case and there was also a Old Keyboard lying in my house's store room.So,to make use of that and build a Shift Key Usb Drive. Getting The Things We Will need a :-1. Old Keyboard2. Usb Drive with no Case3. Epoxy (Mixing Ty...
By: Ayush Sharma

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Feb 2014 11:11:05 PST
DIY Wooden Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Computer-Case/
DIY Wooden Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/NHVN/HOHYFJ2A/F4HNHVNHOHYFJ2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/NHVN/HOHYFJ2A/F4HNHVNHOHYFJ2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/NHVN/HOHYFJ2A/F4HNHVNHOHYFJ2A.SMALL.jpg tbrasselle The First thing that needs to be done in any design process in decide what you want to include in the design. It is easiest to simply make a list of what you would like the case to do and sort it by importance. I knew my main concern was cooling. The next important thing was I wanted to have plenty ...
By: tbrasselle

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Tecwyn Twmffat

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:39:34 PST
Color changing display http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-display/
Color changing display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/748S/HOHYGL29/FAS748SHOHYGL29.SMALL.jpg ray74 Custom made Multiple color display. Have you ever wanted a display that is a little larger then one you can buy? Have you ever wanted to make a display the way you wanted it? Me too! This is how I made a custom multiple color display that I use for temperature. Supplies and Tools Supplies: Sa...
By: ray74

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
How to make custom library parts for CadSoft EAGLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/4ZBA/HO7X29WJ/F6M4ZBAHO7X29WJ.SMALL.jpg cnkid Hello. In my first instructable I will show you how to make custom parts for EAGLE. It is rare that you will not find a part in the default libraries if you look hard enough, but it does happen. If you need to add a specific part that is not included in the default library than you will have to crea...
By: cnkid

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:51:46 PST
My Pen Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pen-Drive/
My Pen Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/KH86/HNTKCSMA/F6LKH86HNTKCSMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/KH86/HNTKCSMA/F6LKH86HNTKCSMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/KH86/HNTKCSMA/F6LKH86HNTKCSMA.SMALL.jpg aaahotdog Very simple to make. Materials 1. Sacrificed pen drive 2. Epoxy 3. Plastic putty 4. Some paint Tools 1. Box cutter 2. Small flat blade screwdriver 3. Sandpaper 4. Q-tip for paint brush Start with an ordinary pen drive.  Carefully split the plastic to retrieve the electronics, a box cutter...
By: aaahotdog

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: nicalbert

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: nicalbert

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: andrea biffi

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Build an iPod Video (5th/5.5th gen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/WPWF/HMEXX8SE/F83WPWFHMEXX8SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/WPWF/HMEXX8SE/F83WPWFHMEXX8SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/WPWF/HMEXX8SE/F83WPWFHMEXX8SE.SMALL.jpg JPeroutek So basically, I got bored during the summer 3-4 years ago, so i built this. If you want to build one, dont blame me if it breaks, and please remember I am just a college student, so don't try to sue me for anything. By building your own iPod, you get full customization of ALL parts and you get the ...
By: JPeroutek

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: The nerdling

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: bratan

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: nicalbert

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:49:29 PDT
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Speaker-with-Amplifier/
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SMALL.jpg dimovi If you have access to a laser you can make laser-cut own speakers out of 1/4" plywood. If not, you can use online laser cutting service such as Outfab and cut it out for under a hundred bucks. You can use old speakers for the components like I did, or purchase the speakers and amplifier from your lo...
By: dimovi

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Mizchief100

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 5 Jul 2013 17:30:34 PDT
3-D Printed Mechanical Walking Robot Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Mechanical-Robot/
3-D Printed Mechanical Walking Robot Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/CUR1/HIGFGFZW/FSRCUR1HIGFGFZW.SMALL.jpg schu51 This is a fully mechanical toy robot that I designed. Every part can be printed, sanded, and assembled! There is an inner mechanical chassis and system within this robot and can move both legs and arms. Solidworks File - Printing Robot The first step is to open the SolidWorks STL file. Upon openi...
By: schu51

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: djkurtz92

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:43:05 PDT
3D Printed Spiral Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Spiral-Earrings/
3D Printed Spiral Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/76KV/HHS9VK8U/FJE76KVHHS9VK8U.SMALL.jpg Mizchief100 3D printers can do anything. I wanted to make a present for a friend, and she loves earrings, so I decided on some fancy ones I designed and was able to 3D printed! They are a great gift! This instructable covers the steps to design one with a 3D modeling program, but I will also discuss several way...
By: Mizchief100

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:12:01 PDT
Turtle Beach Customization And Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Beach-Customization-And-Modification/
Turtle Beach Customization And Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/K422/HHS9LIOL/FUYK422HHS9LIOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/K422/HHS9LIOL/FUYK422HHS9LIOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/K422/HHS9LIOL/FUYK422HHS9LIOL.SMALL.jpg technokaur Alright as you can see ive taken apart a pair of turtle beaches and customized them. I also modified them for regular headphone use rather than gaming use. these work great as everyday headphones and this mod is easily transferable among models and possibly among brands. these were x11s but x12s app...
By: technokaur

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: tkim2

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: Dufva

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 May 2013 15:44:39 PDT
Custom Acrylic Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-Awesome-Tube-Radio/
Custom Acrylic Tube Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HEAD/HH2LJKE9/FNWHEADHH2LJKE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HEAD/HH2LJKE9/FNWHEADHH2LJKE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HEAD/HH2LJKE9/FNWHEADHH2LJKE9.SMALL.jpg Sparker94 I got this old tube radio off of Craigslist a little over a year ago. The case was pretty bad, the lady I got it from said it had been left out in a old school bus in the desert for some time. That story was a new one for me but I figured I could restore this old thing. Eventually I got time to mess...
By: Sparker94

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: hanparkshan

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: lwmulkey

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: CroobCraft

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Make a Variable Resistor with 1 Million Settings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/5WPT/HB58N7M2/FWU5WPTHB58N7M2.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Last week in my college physics lab we got to use these variable resistance 'boxes'. They had two inputs and six dials, and could generate one million different resistances across the two inputs. I knew I had to have one, and why not make it myself? This tutorial demonstrates how to build one for yo...
By: Sam DeRose

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: FossilFolk

Continue Reading »]]>
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.
By: GalacticsTutorials

Continue Reading »]]>
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.
By: BrociliTree123

Continue Reading »]]>
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.
By: BrociliTree123

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Jan 2013 13:13:12 PST