Instructables: exploring - technology - cut http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:13:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Theo Jansen inspired walking robot Insect http://www.instructables.com/id/Theo-Jansen-inspired-walking-robot-Insect/
Theo Jansen inspired walking robot Insect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LBXG/IBGCSJ1A/FDOLBXGIBGCSJ1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LBXG/IBGCSJ1A/FDOLBXGIBGCSJ1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LBXG/IBGCSJ1A/FDOLBXGIBGCSJ1A.SMALL.jpg simonrafferty I built this Walking Insect, inspired by the creations of Theo Jansen who used a Genetic Algorithm to find a set of linkages to form a leg where the foot moves in a locus suitable for walking. What he came up with has a very organic look to it in the way it moves.He has used this linkage to produce...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:24:58 PDT
Rainbow Neo Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Neo-Clock/
Rainbow Neo Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/WTWP/IBAA9DDT/FOMWTWPIBAA9DDT.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This clock was made as a gift but I was so happy with it that I thought I'd make an instructable for it. The clock uses 2 Neo Pixel Rings from Adafruit Industries as well as the Arduino Pro Mini microcontroller and a DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) to keep accurate time. The time can be set when upload...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 05:16:06 PDT
Laser Cut SphereBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-SphereBot/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:09:59 PDT
Movie Reccommender http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Reccommender/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:50:20 PDT
3D Printed Dremel Spirograph http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Spirograph/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 07:52:01 PDT
uses in a lantern battery http://www.instructables.com/id/uses-in-a-lantern-battery/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 12:19:34 PDT
Customizza la tua t-shirt con Angela Davis http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizza-la-tua-t-shirt-con-Angela-Davis/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 07:58:27 PDT
Dispenser di Cartoline in cartoncino e vinile http://www.instructables.com/id/Dispenser-di-Cartoline-in-cartoncino-decorato-con-/
Dispenser di Cartoline in cartoncino e vinile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/M8SS/I9JRBY0A/FZ3M8SSI9JRBY0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/M8SS/I9JRBY0A/FZ3M8SSI9JRBY0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/M8SS/I9JRBY0A/FZ3M8SSI9JRBY0A.SMALL.jpg WeMakeMilano Al makerspace abbiamo delle cartoline e quando facciamo eventi e' importante distribuirle agli invitati. Per questo abbiamo creato un porta cartoline da tavolo in cartoncino decorato con vinile.Le azioni che andremo a fare con il plotter Roland GX-24 sono di incisione (per le pieghe) e taglio. Prima...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 03:49:51 PDT
Squid Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Squid-Dissection/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:43:48 PDT
DIY Small Metal Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Metal-Camera-Tripod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:05:07 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
Laser Cut Custom Cases http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Custom-Cases/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 21:28:46 PDT
ClipBoard Communication PC ↔ Pi With Python http://www.instructables.com/id/ClipBoard-Communication-PC-Pi-With-Python/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 14:08:55 PST
emergency power supply for mobile charging and lights http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-power-supply-for-mobile-charging-and-lig/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:22:37 PST
Homer Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Homer-Phone-Stand/
Homer Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/G84Q/I2EM0X74/FFSG84QI2EM0X74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/G84Q/I2EM0X74/FFSG84QI2EM0X74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/G84Q/I2EM0X74/FFSG84QI2EM0X74.SMALL.jpg shaker69 Here I have Homer as a phone stand for all the Simpson lovers..!!! Requirements Wood Glue AutoCad CorelDrawing Laser Draw Homer Draw Homer on AutoCAD. The best way to do it is placing a picture of Homer on the background. For Homers are needed. Each of the two are reflections of each oth...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:22:30 PST
Laser Cut Phone Stand Multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Phone-Stand-Multi-tool/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 06:36:38 PST
Simple Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Phone-Stand-1/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:43:24 PST
DIY USB DJ Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-DJ-Controller/
DIY USB DJ Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/28YM/I2150VCV/FNS28YMI2150VCV.SMALL.jpg aglass0fmilk Many people are getting into DJing these days, whether as a means of self-expression or a way to make extra money. I enjoy DJing because it provides a more interesting, involved, and interactive music-listening experience, whether in company of friends or while in private.Hardware DJ Controllers are...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:45:30 PST
Laser-Cut Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Phone-Stand/
Laser-Cut Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/D7R6/I1KJJU7P/FMHD7R6I1KJJU7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/D7R6/I1KJJU7P/FMHD7R6I1KJJU7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/D7R6/I1KJJU7P/FMHD7R6I1KJJU7P.SMALL.jpg JTotes99 This is a phone stand that is portable and easy to use. I made this using a laser in my school to cut the wood, so you'll need to make sure you have access to one before you start.Supplies Needed: 0.115 inch-think wood, wood glue, sand paperThe original idea to create a phone stand came from a proje...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:20:43 PDT
Laser Magnetic Field Mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Magnetic-Field-Mapping/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 21:39:47 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
See through gear chain guard http://www.instructables.com/id/See-through-gear-chain-guard/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:28:54 PDT
Light Up Cardboard Cutouts!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cardboard-Cutouts/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:24:08 PDT
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Beer-Coasters/
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen To celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones coming out on monday the 7th of april(airs the 6th in the US, but I live in Denmark), me and some friends are going to have a Game of Thrones night, with beer, food and of course Game of Thrones, therefor I made these Game of Thrones coasters! In t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:09:38 PDT
FUN & usefull keychains http://www.instructables.com/id/FUN-usefull-keychains/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:32:55 PDT
Mechanical iris v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-iris-v20/
Mechanical iris v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SMALL.jpg NTT Before anything else, I would like to say that this Instructable is based on and inspired by carlbass and his Mechanical iris. Author: http://www.instructables.com/member/carlbass/ Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/mechanical-iris-1/ Inspired by his work I quickly put a piece of...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 07:43:49 PDT
Breadboard Friendly Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Friendly-Switch/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:20:31 PST
Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-buy-a-festive-card-for-a-friend-or-your-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? This DIY kit comes with Bare Conductive paint - a multipurpose electrically conductive material, 6 LED's, 3 button cell betteries, a se...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:48:42 PST
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-radio-control-sailboat-from-laser-cut-p/
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is a part 2, to the instructable I wrote about creating a radio control sailboat on Autodesk Inventor.  This will go through the steps of putting it together.   Part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/ We will be using a carbon fiber kite ro...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:36 PST
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SMALL.jpg misailor28 The purpose of this instructable is to go through the process of how to create a 3D model of a boat hull that will be used to create a radio control sailboat.  This part will go through the process of creating the model in CAD so that the parts can be laser cut and assembled easily.   This was creat...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:33:40 PST
[CuttingBoxTool] -How to make a box of various sizes- http://www.instructables.com/id/CuttingBoxTool-How-to-make-a-box-of-various-sizes-/
[CuttingBoxTool] -How to make a box of various sizes- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SMALL.jpg ykimpara CuttingBoxToolは、レーザーカッターを使用して箱を作る際に使用するツールです。 画面上でBoxの幅、奥行き、高さ、R の掛かり具合などをシミュレートし、図面を生成することが出来きます。図面はsvgデータとして書き出されillustratorなどのドーイングツール上で編集する事が出来ます。通常のBox を作るための『NormalBox』と角にR がついたBox を作るための『RoundBox』があります。 ツールはそれぞれ以下からダウンロード出来ます。(※Mac OS 10.6 以降) [NormalBox] http://goo.gl/Vl9E8I [RoundBox] ht...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:42:20 PST
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/snap-fit-plexiglas-case-for-your-project/
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Months ago I've built a thermostat to control my electric oven temperature (and cook meringues). You can read the related instructable here. Meringues are still waiting, but now my device has a new plexiglas case, with snap-fit joints and hexagonal grill for the ventilation. I designed the box in Au...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-laser-cut-pendant-with-magnetic-battery-ho/
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SMALL.jpg OrenLederman After trying out various designs over the last couple of months (check out my other Instructables), I finally came up with this one. Inspired by the Led Earring instructable, I ended up using magnets to hold a coin cell battery and act as contacts for the LED. The cool part is that the battery actua...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:04:50 PDT
Creating a case for a CNC controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-case-for-a-CNC-controller/
Creating a case for a CNC controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SMALL.jpg rborsuk If your building your own CNC mill or upgrading one you have you'll have to deal with some sort of CNC controller.  This instructable is on the CNC controller I ordered and the case I needed for it.  I designed this case and laser cut it ( I made it at TechShop - Check them out at http://www.techsho...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:24:57 PDT
Caja de madera con cortadora láser http://www.instructables.com/id/Caja-de-madera-con-cortadora-láser/
Caja de madera con cortadora láser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SMALL.jpg aalvaf03 - This instructable shows how to make a wooden box with male-female unions, using a laser cutting machine (Epilog Laser MIni).- - Este instructable muestra cómo construir una caja de madera con uniones macho-hembra, empleando para ello una cortadora láser (Epilog Laser Mini).- Step 1: Dimens...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 15:18:00 PDT
Multi-axis Phone Stand (completed Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-axis-Phone-Stand-completed-Version/
Multi-axis Phone Stand (completed Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SMALL.jpg RickiDuff842 Some of you may have seen my prototype of this multi axis phone stand which will show you how to make this but out of polystyrene pizza trays which after my phone being it it for a night, one ring had snapped an the other 2 had become deformed so I made this new one out of a piece of old floor board...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:38:30 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...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:07:33 PDT
How to make an entire drone/Multirotor and camera gimbal using laser cut parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-entire-drone-and-camera-gimbal-usin/
How to make an entire drone/Multirotor and camera gimbal using laser cut parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SMALL.jpg Jared_Reabow the photo you see was taken from my first ever copter which i built in 2 hours, what i had not mentioned was my first copter used a laser cut frame i designed and produced whilst in school. This difference between this post and my other about building multirotors is this is mainly to do with design...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:06:42 PDT
Making a box for your 16x24 HT1632C LED Matrix- I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-box-for-your-16x24-HT1632C-LED-Matrix-I-/
Making a box for your 16x24 HT1632C LED Matrix- I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SMALL.jpg khietman About a year ago I found myself in possession of this LED Matrix from Adafruit. It's a cool toy to play with, if difficult, but it isn't very pretty just sitting on a surface with the circuit board and wires exposed. For that reason I decided to make myself a little box made especially to fit this p...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 18:00:04 PDT
World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA! Made in TechShop USA. http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-First-Acrylic-Pyramids-Were-Built-in-USA-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Headline, Headline, Read all about it!          World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA!  Made in TechShop USA. Background:          Why are most things cut on the Laser cutter are only 2D?  We make 3D objects by layering 2D laser cut objects.  The other popular 3D items are round bottle o...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 19:02:05 PDT
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dove-Tail-Joint-a-Laser-Cut-Enclosure-Lip/
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SMALL.jpg Tomdf Laser cut boxes for project boxes are all over the place lately, but I've found that they often need a fair amount of hardware and complex designs to make them solid. This Instructable will show you how to make attractive and structurally sound project enclosures held together with dove-tail style j...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:46:29 PST
Make a custom speaker housing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-speaker-housing/
Make a custom speaker housing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SMALL.jpg alexw2150 Background info This is a project that I produced for my Product Design GCSE, I then adapted it so that it would be easier to explain as an Instructable The Project The speaker has a custom housing that suits a certain theme, for my GCSE I chose the theme of the 4 seasons, but the main style I chos...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 05:47:35 PST
Laser Cut Analog Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Analog-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Inspired by the giant clock in the Crocker Galleria in San Francisco, I set out to create an 18" version for hanging at home.  I loved the look of the Roman numerals, and the idea of combining an analog clock with the technology of lasers!  I cut the all pieces on an Epilog laser cutter, but you can...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 16:14:32 PDT
LEGO NXT 2.0 Chainsaw tank http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-NXT-20-Chainsaw-tank/
LEGO NXT 2.0 Chainsaw tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SMALL.jpg NXTHacker I will show you how to make a cool nxt mindstorms 2.0 chainsaw tank! You will need: Lego mindstorms nxt 2.0 time pair of hands brain computer usb cable from your nxt kit the nxt software on your pc internet Step 1 First build the multi bot from this website nxtprograms.com/NXT2/multi-bot/v...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 10:11:49 PDT
Toy Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Cruiser/
Toy Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SMALL.jpg randofo This is an easy to assemble toy car made using lots of high-tech tools. Once you 3D print, and laser cut your parts, the rest can be zip tied and bolted together in minutes. I was initially planning on making more of a hot rod. However, thanks to the slow speed of the servos, it turned out to be mor...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:28:12 PDT
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Plexiglass-Mounts-for-Robot-Design/
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SMALL.jpg adamnorton This Instructable details how to create laser-cut plexiglass plates for mounting electronic components to augment a robot. The methods described here can be applied to any robot, but I will be using a VGo Communications (http://www.vgocom.com/) telepresence robot. A telepresence robot is the equival...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:37:02 PDT
Laser Cut Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Clock/
Laser Cut Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently made a bunch of laser cut clocks inspired by the clocks I saw being made by Flat Clock. While I liked the style of their clocks, the $100 price tag was far more than I wanted to spend. Fortunately I have a lot of free time and access to a laser cutter. After spending an afternoon fiddling...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:01:18 PDT
Scanning Film Negatives with a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-30/
Scanning Film Negatives with a DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SMALL.jpg pauloricca Well, lets just say I've gotten better at this over the last couple of years. The left image was one of the first I've "scanned" with my DSLR, and the one on the right I've just rescanned using the techniques described below (higher resolution available here). Right now I can get higher resolution a...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 18:04:35 PDT
Las Lajas Sanctuary Laser Cut Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Las-Lajas-Sanctuary-Laser-Cut-Model/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SMALL.jpg damianhuh This is a laser cut matte board assembly of Las Lajas Sanctuary located in Southern Colombia. All the line work was done in Illustrator, later cut using a laser cutter, and finally assembles using adhesives.   
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Tue, 15 May 2012 17:53:09 PDT
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP http://www.instructables.com/id/Advnaced-Color-Correcting-Using-the-3-Way-Color-Co/
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SMALL.jpg RoryWard The 3-Way Color Corrector in Final Cut Pro is an amazing tool to add that final touch to your movie project. In the following steps I will show you a simple way to add versatility to your color correcting and how to achieve that desired cinematic look. Bring Clip Into Timeline Let's get started!...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:59:59 PDT