Instructables: exploring - technology - design http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 03:02:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Quickly Design a 3D Model using Basic Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Quickly-Design-a-3D-Model-Using-Basic-Shape/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 21:46:28 PDT
Rc Depron Boeing 737-500 40mm Edf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Depron-Boeing-737-500-40mm-Edf/
Rc Depron Boeing 737-500 40mm Edf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7Z1E/IOO551SC/FJL7Z1EIOO551SC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7Z1E/IOO551SC/FJL7Z1EIOO551SC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7Z1E/IOO551SC/FJL7Z1EIOO551SC.SMALL.jpg Brett Jones I have a passion for Rc airliners, There are not many available build your own kits, mainly only almost ready to fly kits, so ive designed my own Boeing 737-500. It is built from depron, lite ply and balsa. Its been designed for 5 channel radio. The plans The first step was to locate some good pl...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:26:22 PDT
3D Printed USB Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-USB-Casing/
3D Printed USB Casing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/4R5Z/IOKBXG39/FU34R5ZIOKBXG39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/4R5Z/IOKBXG39/FU34R5ZIOKBXG39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/4R5Z/IOKBXG39/FU34R5ZIOKBXG39.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi everyone,In this instructable we'll make our own USB casing using 3D printing. This project was made by Abdullah Al-Dar in Fab Lab Dhahran Requirements The requirements for this project are as follows: USB sticks without covers (can be found on Alibaba)3D Printer (you can print using 3dhubs if...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 08:18:48 PDT
Arduino - Dot Matrix Screen Writing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Screen-Writing/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 21:29:55 PDT
Table and Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Vases/
Table and Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/SM41/IOKBWER4/FOMSM41IOKBWER4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/SM41/IOKBWER4/FOMSM41IOKBWER4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/SM41/IOKBWER4/FOMSM41IOKBWER4.SMALL.jpg Maria-Le Use loft to create the vase, then shell them and change the materiel to your choosing. I personally chose two metals and took away over lay. For the copper one I used three circles and then lofted it, for the brass one i uses three hexagons and lofted it. Bottle For the bottle you stack a cylinde...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 09:21:25 PDT
Graphene Dreams - an Ember, Within Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Dreams-an-Ember-Within-Project/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 09:52:59 PDT
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Computational-Millennium-Evolution-of-a-Dreamcatch/
Computational Millennium - Evolution of a Dreamcatcher Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/S29S/IOEBCJEV/F49S29SIOEBCJEV.SMALL.jpg moon_goose I started working with the Research Group at Autodesk with Dreamcatcher about 2 years ago. At that time I was using it to design spacecraft. Since that time I have learned to love this software tool as it allows me to explore thousands of designs, and options that I would have never imagined due to ...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 08:59:53 PDT
Designing, Modelling and 3D Printing a Cellphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-Modelling-and-3D-Printing-a-Cellphone-St/
Designing, Modelling and 3D Printing a Cellphone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/N3VI/IOAAY46V/FG9N3VIIOAAY46V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/N3VI/IOAAY46V/FG9N3VIIOAAY46V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/N3VI/IOAAY46V/FG9N3VIIOAAY46V.SMALL.jpg Aliasmk Hello! Today we will be designing, modelling and 3D printing a custom cell phone stand from scratch!For one of my first year university courses, we were challenged to design a cell phone stand on paper and then to solid model it using Solidworks. Finally, it would be 3D printed for us to keep. This ...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 23:59:48 PDT
Circuits Design Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuits-Design-Tutorial/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 21:00:58 PDT
Unity 3D Video Game Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Unity-3D-Video-Game-Tutorial/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 18:45:31 PDT
How To Make a Made In 80s Wallpaper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Made-in-80s-Wallpaper/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 16:28:06 PDT
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Remote-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
3D Printed Remote Controlled BB8 Droid - Make Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/KEV6/INUUZBHL/FM8KEV6INUUZBHL.SMALL.jpg jdl92990 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com)Hello Guys, This is my final project for the Make Course at USF. We were able to build anything we wanted, as long as it operated with the Arduino platform...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 20:37:36 PDT
3D printer filament spooler support assembly guide http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Filament-Spooler-Support-Assembly-Guide/
3D printer filament spooler support assembly guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KJRH/INT6D9NL/FUJKJRHINT6D9NL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KJRH/INT6D9NL/FUJKJRHINT6D9NL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/KJRH/INT6D9NL/FUJKJRHINT6D9NL.SMALL.jpg BalearicDynamics The idea to make a 3D printer filament roll dispenser originates trying to 3D Print some of similar supports available on internet. Unfortunately I found projects perfectly working in theory but then evidentiating mechanical issues making them almost useless or very difficult to use or build.So the ...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 04:05:15 PDT
Braille Blocks - 3D Printed Literature http://www.instructables.com/id/Braille-Blocks-3D-Printed-Literature/
Braille Blocks - 3D Printed Literature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/Y05G/INS156QG/FG5Y05GINS156QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/Y05G/INS156QG/FG5Y05GINS156QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/Y05G/INS156QG/FG5Y05GINS156QG.SMALL.jpg AcrimoniousMirth The idea came to me yesterday morning. Why not make a simple, printable item that can be used as a post-it, door sign, fridge magnet and so on and so forth? So here I am. With my design.Each "tablet" is 15mm tall and 10mm wide, with a 3mm dot. There are three types of tablet and each comes with an a...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 02:59:03 PDT
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rijido-Making-More-Comfortable-Prosthetic-Sockets/
Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/ISZB/INRZEFJM/FW3ISZBINRZEFJM.SMALL.jpg oscarovira Rijido, making more affordable & comfortable prosthetic sockets. "The Amputee Coalition of America estimates that there are 185,000 new lower extremity amputations each year just within the United States and an estimated population of 2 million American amputees." [advancedamputees.com]Prostheses ...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 19:54:39 PDT
Bluetooth communication between Arduino, HTML and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Communication-Between-Arduino-HTML-and-A/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:58:50 PDT
Begginner's Guide: 3D Printed Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Begginners-Guide-3D-Printed-Quadcopter/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:52:36 PDT
Zynq Image Enhancement System http://www.instructables.com/id/Zynq-Image-Enhancement-System/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 19:59:50 PDT
Fixing broken sketchup models http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Broken-Sketchup-Models/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 23:06:09 PDT
O.L.L.I.E. http://www.instructables.com/id/OLLIE/
O.L.L.I.E. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/KM2U/IM6JBBZU/FS4KM2UIM6JBBZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/KM2U/IM6JBBZU/FS4KM2UIM6JBBZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/KM2U/IM6JBBZU/FS4KM2UIM6JBBZU.SMALL.jpg Kokozoid How to build your own home bot? Materials and tools Materials: -Pin 2*65 mm - 4 pcs, -Screw-nut 2mm - 10 pcs, -Pin 3*40 mm - 16 pcs, -Screw-nut 3mm - 16 pcs, -Safety match - 3 pcs, -Plywood 3mm, -Сopper wire - approx. 4mTools: -Laser Cutter, -Glue. Make the laser cutting Assambl...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 23:33:12 PDT
Making An LED Illuminated Oak Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Beautiful-Oak-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 09:41:55 PDT
Our New Helper - 3D Printer ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-New-Helper-3D-Printer-/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 05:10:50 PDT
I made 3D printed lamp in less than a weekend http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Made-3D-Printed-Lamp-in-Less-Than-a-Weekend/
I made 3D printed lamp in less than a weekend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/QT7S/ILJWLQYC/FHMQT7SILJWLQYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/QT7S/ILJWLQYC/FHMQT7SILJWLQYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/QT7S/ILJWLQYC/FHMQT7SILJWLQYC.SMALL.jpg meshtush This lamp was a weekend DIY project. What do you need:Tools: - 3D modeling tool (I used VECTARY) - standard 3D printer (I used Zortrax with abs filament)Materials: - sandpaper - Zortrax filament ABS Warm Grey - spray paint (I used DUPLI-COLOR Platinium shiny white) - filler (I used DUPLI-COLOR Fille...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 07:04:17 PST
Delaunay Mosaics http://www.instructables.com/id/Delaunay-Mosaics/
Delaunay Mosaics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMI/IROI/ILL7WUQX/FMIIROIILL7WUQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMI/IROI/ILL7WUQX/FMIIROIILL7WUQX.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMI/IROI/ILL7WUQX/FMIIROIILL7WUQX.SMALL.jpg eLVirus88 Art can inspire powerful emotions. Math can provide powerful answers. Combined, they can create something calculated and precise, yet poetic and beautiful. In in this case, a supernatural force of nerdy, quirky goodness that I like to call a Delaunay mosaic.I have seen similar patterns out there (an...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 21:06:57 PST
RIPCUT Series http://www.instructables.com/id/RIPCUT-Series/
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 09:58:01 PST
The Incredibly Over-Engineered Name Tag – How I Made a Name Tag With a Laser & Vinyl Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredibly-Over-Engineered-Name-Tag-How-I-Made/
The Incredibly Over-Engineered Name Tag – How I Made a Name Tag With a Laser & Vinyl Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/SWKJ/IL25ZBV6/FACSWKJIL25ZBV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/SWKJ/IL25ZBV6/FACSWKJIL25ZBV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/SWKJ/IL25ZBV6/FACSWKJIL25ZBV6.SMALL.jpg drewSaysGoVeg Here are photos and step-by-step notes on using a laser & vinyl cutter to make a name tagUsing CAD software, an $18,000 laser-cutter and a vinyl cutter, I made a handful of name tags for organizers of the New England VegFest. Here are photos & notes on how I made them so… uhh… so you could do it too...
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:37:41 PST
3D Printer Lead Screw Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Lead-Screw-Upgrade/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 01:32:33 PST
Protopiper: physically sketching room-sized objects at actual scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Protopiper-Physically-Sketching-Room-sized-Objects/
Protopiper: physically sketching room-sized objects at actual scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ZYZK/IKVFS4TS/F5GZYZKIKVFS4TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ZYZK/IKVFS4TS/F5GZYZKIKVFS4TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ZYZK/IKVFS4TS/F5GZYZKIKVFS4TS.SMALL.jpg HCIHPI Protopiper is a computer aided, hand-held fabrication device that allows users to sketch room-sized objects at actual scale. The key idea behind protopiper is that it forms adhesive tape into tubes as its main building material, rather than extruded plastic or photopolymer lines. Since the resulting...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:01:38 PST
Fast Forward Your Side Projects! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Forward-Your-Side-Projects/
Fast Forward Your Side Projects! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4QZU/IKVHYC0V/FA54QZUIKVHYC0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4QZU/IKVHYC0V/FA54QZUIKVHYC0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4QZU/IKVHYC0V/FA54QZUIKVHYC0V.SMALL.jpg MagdalenaR5 Artists and designers have often more ideas than they are capable of executing. There are always some side projects we daydream of doing, it just seems we never have enough time.In this tutorial I'll present you with my way of turning my napkin sketches into something more real quickly. If you're no...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:26:13 PST
S.Alt City: QR Code Interactive Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/SAlt-City-QR-Code-Interactive-Mural/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:30:04 PST
#thinkdavis http://www.instructables.com/id/thinkdavis/
#thinkdavis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/DF6C/IKU2KILU/F3KDF6CIKU2KILU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/DF6C/IKU2KILU/F3KDF6CIKU2KILU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/DF6C/IKU2KILU/F3KDF6CIKU2KILU.SMALL.jpg brettlsnyder #ThinkDavis: UC Davis Installation at SOFA Chicago 2014Dismayed by the expense of building materials? Does the size of your laser cutter bed (or CNC machine) feel like a limiting factor in your designs? Disturbed by installations that are viewed by the public for hours or days and then the materials...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:11:28 PST
TETRIX 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrix-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 23:32:26 PST
Design Wallpaper http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Wallpaper/
Design Wallpaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/DDMP/IKJ8Q4G8/F37DDMPIKJ8Q4G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/DDMP/IKJ8Q4G8/F37DDMPIKJ8Q4G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/DDMP/IKJ8Q4G8/F37DDMPIKJ8Q4G8.SMALL.jpg EminaK Many guys want to Design their own wallpaper but cant design it. Here is some easy tips to design HD Wallpapers for free.STEP 1: Create BackgroundLet’s start by creating new document in photoshop with size 1920x1200px. Fill the background with #cab18e.Since the Apple retro stripe logo is made from 6...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:32:01 PST
DIY Full Color Mixing 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Color-Mixing-3D-Printer/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:56:58 PST
Using Shift Register 74HC595 with ULN2803, UDN2981 and BC327 http://www.instructables.com/id/Shift-Register-74HC595-Working-With-ULN2803-UDN298/
Using Shift Register 74HC595 with ULN2803, UDN2981 and BC327 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/LCMK/IKEALERX/F4WLCMKIKEALERX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/LCMK/IKEALERX/F4WLCMKIKEALERX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/LCMK/IKEALERX/F4WLCMKIKEALERX.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello, all !!In many situations in your projects with microcontrollers you can use a shift register like 74HC595 directly with LEDs and displays, but if you check the datasheet you will see that need to take care with the maximum current on each output and also with the total current to not damage t...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:52:46 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP BACKGROUND for Streamlined Computer Use http://www.instructables.com/id/CUSTOMIZED-DESKTOP-BACKGROUND-for-Streamlined-Comp/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:07:45 PST
How to Make PCBs Using Modela MDX-20 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PCBs-Using-Modela-MDX-20/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 02:20:38 PST
GUITAR STAND from it's own box http://www.instructables.com/id/GUITAR-STAND-From-Its-Own-Box/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:06:01 PST
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
Simple RC Stick Plane Build(CAD Model Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-Stick-Plane-BuildCAD-Model-Included/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:16:53 PST
Building Logic Gates using NPN Transistors http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Logic-Gates-Using-NPN-Transistors-Part-1/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 15:42:39 PST
Threads in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Threads-in-123D-Design/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:12:53 PST
Design a Raspberry Pi Hat: KiCad http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Raspberry-Pi-Hat-KiCad/
Design a Raspberry Pi Hat: KiCad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/IJZ2/IIQC8IWL/FQMIJZ2IIQC8IWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/IJZ2/IIQC8IWL/FQMIJZ2IIQC8IWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/IJZ2/IIQC8IWL/FQMIJZ2IIQC8IWL.SMALL.jpg julien_openfet The Raspberry Pi is a great tool that has given so many people a chance to develop cool software projects. The hardware extension of the Raspberry Pi has not yet grown to anywhere hear the strength of the Arduino. I want to help get it there. You can view the blog where this tutorial came from at: O...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:15:20 PST
Seed of Life (Inkscape) http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-of-Life-Inkscape/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 07:00:31 PST
3D Printed Self-Watering Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Self-Watering-Planter/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:18:33 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
LINEA Waterjet Studies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/CSER/IIGC2UVH/FP5CSERIIGC2UVH.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Materials come together all around us; on the furniture we sit in, in the products we use, and within the spaces we inhabit - interacting by way of joints, overlaps, reveals and so forth. In their simplest form, these intersections are revealed as single lines. These studies use the interface, betwe...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
The language of rain - An Arduino-based raincoat with Sound and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Language-of-Rain/
The language of rain - An Arduino-based raincoat with Sound and LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SMALL.jpg Ailun Sai We will make a magic raincoat which could translate the language of the rain by using a LED stripe and a sound board.People have a mixture of emotional responses to the rain. Some people enjoy it, while others do not. However, if you consider rain as a friend who is just telling a story to you, ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 05:43:12 PST
555 Timer and LED Repair for Inflatable Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-an-LED-in-an-Inflatable-Display/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:47:23 PST
Mechanical Flower (using Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Flower-using-Arduino/
Mechanical Flower (using Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SMALL.jpg CathyB44 Hi,for a school project we (a team of 3 Interaction Design students) created a mechanical flower that opens up when someone comes close to a motion sensor. When the sensor doesn't detect any motion, it closes.What do you need: arduino (funduino) uno and breadboard + cablesmotion sensorservo3D printe...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:34:50 PST