Instructables: exploring - technology - design http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:23:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Deadmau5 | Steampunk Version http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Deadmau5-Steampunk-Helmet-Google-Sketchup-In-Pr/
Deadmau5 | Steampunk Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EFAK/HTVDYBL3/FLZEFAKHTVDYBL3.SMALL.jpg gears2kill I thought it was quite interesting the different designs people have come out with on Instagram for Deadmau5 helmets but especially Davstr85. They come out with designs all the time and build them for people. But it seems this deadmau5 steampunk design was drawn out but never made. It looked so co...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Google Sketchup Sandbox Plugin http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Sketchup-Sandbox-Plugin/
Google Sketchup Sandbox Plugin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/GSKC/HTNO6VN8/FP1GSKCHTNO6VN8.SMALL.jpg DanielWaring I'll just quickly show how to activate your Sandbox Plugin for GS. This is a really neat little plugin that allows you to do a lot of extra stuff you never thought possible on a basic architecture program. It comes pre installed but needs activation. It will allow you to form contours for many thing...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 04:39:54 PDT
Photoshop: Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoshop-Water-Droplets/
Photoshop: Water Droplets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/YSKT/HTIWDI5O/FS0YSKTHTIWDI5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/YSKT/HTIWDI5O/FS0YSKTHTIWDI5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/YSKT/HTIWDI5O/FS0YSKTHTIWDI5O.SMALL.jpg Dr3w99Dr3w I will be taking you through, Step-by-Step, a tutorial on how to create water-droplets on an image of your choice using Photoshop! The Image in this step in the final product I ended up with. Enjoy! Find an Image First, you will need to find an image that you are looking to add the water effect t...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 17:21:31 PDT
Design Mobile Apps using this Prototyping Whiteboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Prototyping-Whiteboard/
Design Mobile Apps using this Prototyping Whiteboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OLVC/HTB0WJX9/FJWOLVCHTB0WJX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OLVC/HTB0WJX9/FJWOLVCHTB0WJX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/OLVC/HTB0WJX9/FJWOLVCHTB0WJX9.SMALL.jpg drewSaysGoVeg Have a mobile app idea? Take your idea to the next step by drawing out the various screens. This kind of low-fi prototyping can help you refine your idea without even needing to write code or design anything. I made one of these for my Code for America fellowship team. For this instructable you'...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:59:38 PDT
Easy Aircraft Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-65/
Easy Aircraft Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OVPT/HT5YM4SI/FBHOVPTHT5YM4SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OVPT/HT5YM4SI/FBHOVPTHT5YM4SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OVPT/HT5YM4SI/FBHOVPTHT5YM4SI.SMALL.jpg FlyBoy38L Hey Guys, My friends at Dual Design R/C and I wanted to give you all open ended step-by-step instructions on how to design a basic airplane with a large degree of artistic freedom and easy mathematics! You will need to watch the units you use! No crazy engineering needed here. I'll be using an exam...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:23:49 PDT
How to Install Custom Fonts in the TechShop Computer Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Custom-Fonts-in-the-TechShop-Comput/
How to Install Custom Fonts in the TechShop Computer Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y9BL/HSVGFKKY/FR7Y9BLHSVGFKKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y9BL/HSVGFKKY/FR7Y9BLHSVGFKKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Y9BL/HSVGFKKY/FR7Y9BLHSVGFKKY.SMALL.jpg trev25 The computers at TechShop come loaded with a number of fonts that should be perfectly adequate for a number of purposes. But what happens when you would like to use one of the thousands of fonts that aren't installed? If you've tried to install a font using the regular Windows method at TechShop, y...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:00:23 PDT
How to Make a Wheel Speed Detector by Using a Light Sensor. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wheel-speed-detector/
How to Make a Wheel Speed Detector by Using a Light Sensor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/349V/HSRZOY1X/FXZ349VHSRZOY1X.SMALL.jpg Makerworks How this work? As we know the light reflection effects are different in objects. Some bright stuff (white paper, foil, and aluminum stuff) have much better reflection rate than a dark black rubber tire. Therefore, in same condition, if we use a light sensor to test the light reflection value on a f...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:20:07 PDT
Hack Hill Climb Racing using IFile (Jailbreak Required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Hill-Climb-Racing-using-IFile-Jailbreak-Requi/
Hack Hill Climb Racing using IFile (Jailbreak Required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/O6WX/HSM530YJ/FR8O6WXHSM530YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/O6WX/HSM530YJ/FR8O6WXHSM530YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/O6WX/HSM530YJ/FR8O6WXHSM530YJ.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Locating The App Folder Open IFile1) Go to /var2) Then Go to /var/mobile/Applications3) Search for "Hill Climb" and open it.4) Now Open "Hill Climb Racing.app" Searching For The Required File 5) Now Search for "Car.png" File6) Design your own car in Photoshop and Name it "Car.png" 7) Replace ...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:02:04 PDT
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-three-wheels-vehicle-robot-chassis/
How to make a three wheels vehicle [robot chassis] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/1O98/HSGRT82D/FWW1O98HSGRT82D.SMALL.jpg wyw0424 Project Introduction: I am using Makeblock stuff to make a three wheels drive vehicle. I think this 3WD vehicle can be used as your robot chassis. It is very straight forward and you can easily pick it up from the insturction illustrated in my pictures. Let me show you what I have done. You can wri...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:44:12 PST
How to make an Architectural Model by hands? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Architectural-Model-by-hands/
How to make an Architectural Model by hands? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/B256/HRWN6FZS/FC1B256HRWN6FZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/B256/HRWN6FZS/FC1B256HRWN6FZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/B256/HRWN6FZS/FC1B256HRWN6FZS.SMALL.jpg cenhiroshi Nowadays, many of 3D modeling software such as Rebit and Google Sketch Up make our design process not only faster and easier, but also accomplish some complicated works. Using a lazer cutter may create perfect edges and curves, and it makes model look neat and exact. However, if you are beginner, ...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:30:16 PST
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-hydrographic-design-for-3D-printing/
Custom hydrographic design for 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/6NNZ/HS1RS7G3/FO06NNZHS1RS7G3.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Last month, Bertier Luyt, (president of le FabShop) discovered the existence of the hydrographic technology, with this viral video on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP7BKHU4WUc This video showing a man dip coating his hand with a carbon pattern can be quite impressive for someone who neve...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:19:15 PST
Digital Clock by Learning Sequential Logic Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-Sequential-Logic-Design/
Digital Clock by Learning Sequential Logic Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/W65T/HS1RSQ9F/FVXW65THS1RSQ9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/W65T/HS1RSQ9F/FVXW65THS1RSQ9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/W65T/HS1RSQ9F/FVXW65THS1RSQ9F.SMALL.jpg hp07 This instructable is for two purposes 1) to understand and learn the fundamentals of sequential logic 2) use that knowledge to create a digital clock. Digital clocks have been built by countless electronics hobbyists over the world. So why have I chosen to implement that? Well usually clock cir...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:59:18 PST
Design an Ear Bud Holder Using Autodesk 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-an-Ear-Bud-Holder-Using-Autodesk-123D-Desig/
Design an Ear Bud Holder Using Autodesk 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/A7O5/HQ6WF0N7/FVXA7O5HQ6WF0N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/A7O5/HQ6WF0N7/FVXA7O5HQ6WF0N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/A7O5/HQ6WF0N7/FVXA7O5HQ6WF0N7.SMALL.jpg nicalbert Ever lose time out of your day trying unravel tangled cables? You’re definitely not alone. In this tutorial, we’ll walk through the design for a simple tool that can be used to store your ear buds, and to prevent the frustration that comes along with knotty cords. If you’re a teacher, encouraging s...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:25:35 PST
Design a USB Pen using Autodesk Inventor http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-USB-Pen-using-Autodesk-Inventor/
Design a USB Pen using Autodesk Inventor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/HNSX/HQ6SOJSV/F8VHNSXHQ6SOJSV.SMALL.jpg nicalbert In this tutorial, we’ll walk through how to design a custom USB pen drive fit for 3D printing. If you’re a teacher, encouraging students to design objects with real world application is a great way to engage their creativity, as well as push them to think critically and use design skills. Challenge...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:55:09 PST
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) http://www.instructables.com/id/MUSE-3D-printed-corset-from-a-3D-Scan-by-Samuel-N-/
MUSE, 3D printed corset from a 3D Scan (by Samuel N. Bernier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/6QST/HRGNQE16/F5B6QSTHRGNQE16.SMALL.jpg le FabShop Valentine's day, valentine's day... valentine's day.  The people who organise the now famous "3DPrintShow" didn't think of people like me when they decided the date for their first exhibition in New-York City : February 12 to 15...  http://www.lefabshop.fr/samuel-representera-le-fabshop-au-3dprint...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:40:18 PST
3D printed Chess piece http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Chess-piece/
3D printed Chess piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/O679/HR8VB246/FUVO679HR8VB246.SMALL.jpg GabWui For this assignment I had to create and print my own Chess piece that represented myself, for example my personality, hobbies and interests. I chose to make the Queen. The piece had to be 7cm x 3,5cm x 3,5cm. Mindmap First we had to make a mindmap. Here I wrote down my hobbies, personality, study...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 08:29:04 PST
Volume Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Volume-Box/
Volume Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/1HAJ/HQVLEANQ/FCS1HAJHQVLEANQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/1HAJ/HQVLEANQ/FCS1HAJHQVLEANQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/1HAJ/HQVLEANQ/FCS1HAJHQVLEANQ.SMALL.jpg hbohlius Inside is just some guitar electronics a 1 MOhm B Type poti and a 220 k ohm resistor, to get a nice volume curve. The high resistor keeps the sound tight. This volume box is switched into the effect loop of the amp (it works just for amps with effect loop). It is very cheap and simple thing and more...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:12:17 PST
Trace an image for your t-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Trace-an-image-for-your-t-shirt/
Trace an image for your t-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0U2G/HQOJ8UUM/FPQ0U2GHQOJ8UUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0U2G/HQOJ8UUM/FPQ0U2GHQOJ8UUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/0U2G/HQOJ8UUM/FPQ0U2GHQOJ8UUM.SMALL.jpg FabSchool In this tutorial you will learn how to convert an image or a photo into a simple vector drawing that you can use in the vinyl or laser cutter. In the tutorial we use Photoshop en Illustrator. In deze handleiding leer je een plaatje of foto omzetten naar een simpele vector lijnen tekening die je kan...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:36:22 PST
Bad Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Bad-Robot-intro/
Bad Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/UY8B/HQSV2OHO/F80UY8BHQSV2OHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/UY8B/HQSV2OHO/F80UY8BHQSV2OHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/UY8B/HQSV2OHO/F80UY8BHQSV2OHO.SMALL.jpg Rifle Creek It might have sounded silly 5 years ago, "coming up with an idea and bringing it to reality can be a fast process." But now, the advantages of digital design and rapid production make it believable. With digital design, multiple assemblies can be created and manipulated on the fly. With rapid addi...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:45:30 PST
How to transform a 2D logo into a 3D one http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transform-a-2D-logo-into-an-3D-one/
How to transform a 2D logo into a 3D one - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/BXJ5/HQQLLRO9/F8FBXJ5HQQLLRO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/BXJ5/HQQLLRO9/F8FBXJ5HQQLLRO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/BXJ5/HQQLLRO9/F8FBXJ5HQQLLRO9.SMALL.jpg shalomo Using the Instructables happy robot logo as an example, I'll show you how I recreate a traditional 2D logo in three dimensions. Working knowledge of 3D modeling and access to the necessary software is assumed for this Instructable. Requirements: the 2D logo (in the highest resolution you can f...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:53:53 PST
How to Turn a Personal Sketch Into a Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Personal-Sketch-Into-a-Poster/
How to Turn a Personal Sketch Into a Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/Z6A3/HQ9PX3RS/F9IZ6A3HQ9PX3RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/Z6A3/HQ9PX3RS/F9IZ6A3HQ9PX3RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/Z6A3/HQ9PX3RS/F9IZ6A3HQ9PX3RS.SMALL.jpg jdm307 So you just spent all this time sketching up some cool designs in your sketchbook and you're not sure what to do with them. Why not show your family and friends how awesome of an artist you are by turning those drawings into posters? In this tutorial I'll show you some tools and techniques to use in...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:49:02 PST
Sun dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-dress/
Sun dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/UVTE/HPF4FKQ7/F77UVTEHPF4FKQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/UVTE/HPF4FKQ7/F77UVTEHPF4FKQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/UVTE/HPF4FKQ7/F77UVTEHPF4FKQ7.SMALL.jpg contrechoc This instructable is showing the process to make a dress where the sun's activity at the rim is visible. This project covers design, sewing, electronics, soldering, programming and making a shoot. The challenge is to display data on garments. Choosing the sun makes a connection between our earthly ...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:07:00 PST
Create glass balls in photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-glass-balls-in-photoshop/
Create glass balls in photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/JSC2/HP1PW9G2/FZQJSC2HP1PW9G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/JSC2/HP1PW9G2/FZQJSC2HP1PW9G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/JSC2/HP1PW9G2/FZQJSC2HP1PW9G2.SMALL.jpg xxyir Here, i want to show how to make a beautiful glass balls in Photoshop. it can be used in many fields specially if you are a graphic designer. it is simple and doesn't need high designing knowledge. Drow the basic shapes All the complicated shapes includes these three basic : circle, triangle and...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:11:18 PST
Pixelling For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelling-For-Beginners/
Pixelling For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WR69/HOR819KY/F8IWR69HOR819KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WR69/HOR819KY/F8IWR69HOR819KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/WR69/HOR819KY/F8IWR69HOR819KY.SMALL.jpg KokoroTakeda This is a tutorial to teach the art of pixelling. Pixel art is created from square pixels of every color to form a (usually miniature) image.Pixelling is something anyone can do, even small children, and what you need is just a simple program - MS Paint.This tutorial was created by me 6 years ago an...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 17:14:31 PST
How to make a Sketchup Room http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Sketchup-Room/
How to make a Sketchup Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/MPUS/HO7X667S/FFZMPUSHO7X667S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/MPUS/HO7X667S/FFZMPUSHO7X667S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/MPUS/HO7X667S/FFZMPUSHO7X667S.SMALL.jpg RoboTable This Instructable is all about how to create an amazing computer-assisted design room. I will be using Google (Trimble) Sketchup. Sketchup is a very limited tool but easy to use, and, it is free. You can download it here. I have several goals for this room: It must use real dimensions of my actual r...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 15:34:23 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
Simple working/gaming desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-workinggaming-desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/QPVY/HNV9PBBR/FBWQPVYHNV9PBBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/QPVY/HNV9PBBR/FBWQPVYHNV9PBBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/QPVY/HNV9PBBR/FBWQPVYHNV9PBBR.SMALL.jpg tuixte Hi Instructables, this is my entry for Improve Your Room Youth Design Challenge! It is the design of a simple desk, useful for working or just relaxing. Main features are: Computer and accessories (keyboard and mouse, speakers) Lamp adjustable in intensity and color Control panel for room lights...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:57:39 PST
Design criteria for Stirling cycle engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-criteria-for-Stirling-cycle-engine/
Design criteria for Stirling cycle engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/C1RZ/HNT62GW0/F2IC1RZHNT62GW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/C1RZ/HNT62GW0/F2IC1RZHNT62GW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/C1RZ/HNT62GW0/F2IC1RZHNT62GW0.SMALL.jpg Bill WW This Instructable  will describe a model Stirling cycle engine I built. More importantly, it will list design criteria, materials of construction, and tips so that you can build one of your own design. This type engine is called a low temperature difference (LTD) Stirling engine, and there a...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 22:40:42 PST
Hockey Themed Goal Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Themed-Goal-Light/
Hockey Themed Goal Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/EJEL/HFD1FG2E/FY7EJELHFD1FG2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/EJEL/HFD1FG2E/FY7EJELHFD1FG2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/EJEL/HFD1FG2E/FY7EJELHFD1FG2E.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Just in time for the NHL season, celebrate every goal in style with your very own goal light! The inspiration for this project originated from the NHL's iconic goal light, but it can be adapted to nearly any sport by simply substituting your favorite team's logo. This instructable will describe ho...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 15:23:29 PST
Make Your Own Floating Box Pop-Up Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Box-Pop-Up-Card/
Make Your Own Floating Box Pop-Up Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/RCZG/HNM4HHNL/FBHRCZGHNM4HHNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/RCZG/HNM4HHNL/FBHRCZGHNM4HHNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/RCZG/HNM4HHNL/FBHRCZGHNM4HHNL.SMALL.jpg designsquad Create a floating box pop-up to surprise your friends! Watch the video: http://pbskids.org/designsquad/build/floating-box-pop-card/ Here’s what you need to make your own “Floating Box” pop-up card! Paper (8.5 inch by 11 inch copier paper or construction paper) Tape Scissors Glue stick G...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 11:51:55 PST
My Dream Home Design http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Dream-Home-Design/
My Dream Home Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QKBD/HNM4CJUO/FPFQKBDHNM4CJUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QKBD/HNM4CJUO/FPFQKBDHNM4CJUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QKBD/HNM4CJUO/FPFQKBDHNM4CJUO.SMALL.jpg oaktree15 I used Google sketchup 7 to create this home. The first pic is kind of a aerial front entrance pic. The second pic is kind of a aerial pic of the back patio. Living room The first pic is as if you were standing in the front door way looking in. The second is as if you were sitting on the couch.  ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 11:44:20 PST
TWSU DIY Speaker Kit (Origami Paper Speaker) http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-DIY-Speaker-Kit-Origami-Speaker/
TWSU DIY Speaker Kit (Origami Paper Speaker) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/H229/HNM4DK68/FYVH229HNM4DK68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/H229/HNM4DK68/FYVH229HNM4DK68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/H229/HNM4DK68/FYVH229HNM4DK68.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Welcome to our second DIY Speaker Kit Instructable. In order to make this speaker you need one of our DIY Speaker Kits which you can buy from our online shop This guide is one of many that are meant to show what cool things you can do with our kits In case you haven't heard of Technology Will Save...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 07:12:29 PST
La Bougie http://www.instructables.com/id/La-Bougie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/92AX/HNID1SIK/FE292AXHNID1SIK.SMALL.jpg Florentlenormand Une bougie s’allume avec une flamme et s’éteint avec deux doigts. Nous avons simplement transféré ce procédé à une version électronique d’une bougie qui fonctionne avec une Led. A candle is lit with a flame on and off with two fingers. We just transferred this process to an electronic version of a ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 06:17:00 PDT
Re-Design of My School's Cafateria + Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Design-of-My-Schools-Cafateria/
Re-Design of My School's Cafateria + Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/UOXM/HMVJB14I/FF4UOXMHMVJB14I.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox This started out as a project for my design studies class. We were to redesign our school's outdated and very bland cafeteria. It had to seat 100 students, have a study area, games area, a lounging space, and a small food selling area. I learned a few very useful things in the creation of the proje...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:39:56 PDT
Design a Custom Model Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Model-Car/
Design a Custom Model Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/LPLR/HMVJDNCG/FA3LPLRHMVJDNCG.SMALL.jpg nicalbert If you’re tired of the model car kits available in stores, why not design your own? Designing your own model car can be an exhilarating project that gives you control over the details of each piece, such as size, shape, and color. Designing toys is also a great way to get older kids excited about sc...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:07:01 PDT
Design a Custom Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Yo-Yo/
Design a Custom Yo-Yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SMALL.jpg nicalbert One of the most classic of all toys is the yo-yo, and what better way to spice up an old favorite than by designing your own? Designing toys is also a great way to get students excited about science and engineering, and it can encourage them to express creativity in new ways. (Note: Final product no...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:05:05 PDT
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
Explore Biomimicry http://www.instructables.com/id/Explore-Biomimicry/
Explore Biomimicry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/MYQN/HMVJDO0J/FTCMYQNHMVJDO0J.SMALL.jpg nicalbert For centuries, nature has proven to be a bountiful source for ideas for designers and other innovators. Part of the genius of inventors is their ability to see the ways in which the technology of nature can be integrated into human creations. In this project, we’ll look to ducks as our inspiration, ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:57:46 PDT
how to make your own snowman piggybank! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-your-own-snowman-piggybank/
how to make your own snowman piggybank! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TMK0/HMVJPKPT/FJ9TMK0HMVJPKPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TMK0/HMVJPKPT/FJ9TMK0HMVJPKPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TMK0/HMVJPKPT/FJ9TMK0HMVJPKPT.SMALL.jpg swisel In this Tutorial I will be showing you how to make a piggybank with a little twist. I will be designing it in a program called 123d Design, by the way it is free!  start by hovering your mouse over the shapes emblem then click on the sphere. Change the size to what suits you the best (I almost d...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:42:17 PDT
Making a Slide Whistle in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Slide-Whistle-in-123D-Design/
Making a Slide Whistle in 123D Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/N2C6/HMVJCLR4/F4JN2C6HMVJCLR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/N2C6/HMVJCLR4/F4JN2C6HMVJCLR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/N2C6/HMVJCLR4/F4JN2C6HMVJCLR4.SMALL.jpg RGriebenow      This Instructable will teach you how to model a functioning slide whistle, as well as how to use a number of tools in AutoCad's 123D Design software as you go. Create a Cylinder      From the primitives menu, select cylinder. Enter the desired radius and height into the indicated spaces. Th...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:46:25 PDT
How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-TinkerCAD-to-make-a-pen-holder/
How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ISE4/HMMFB708/F1WISE4HMMFB708.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ISE4/HMMFB708/F1WISE4HMMFB708.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ISE4/HMMFB708/F1WISE4HMMFB708.SMALL.jpg WindWang This article tells you how to use TinkerCAD(https://tinkercad.com/) with Makerbot to make a "REAL" pen holder, you can see the amazing 3d printed pen holder as the attached picture. You can also see the video from here. http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/XNjIwNTIyMTky/v.swf    Open Tinkerc...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:09:07 PDT
Engineering a 2D Printed Logo into a 3D Object http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Printed-Logo-Engineered-from-2D-into-a-3D-Object/
Engineering a 2D Printed Logo into a 3D Object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2MS6/HMFQKTLB/FGM2MS6HMFQKTLB.SMALL.jpg cpbinstructables This project describes how to turn an image of a logo into a printable 3D object Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Autodesk 123D Design No drawing required! Instructions Courtesy of Rick Valdez Open Original Image in Adobe Photoshop Open image of logo in Adobe Photoshop Adjust Levels A....
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 07:47:50 PDT
Woody UI Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Woody-UI-Kit/
Woody UI Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ICEX/HMC543FL/F2BICEXHMC543FL.SMALL.jpg fibasile This instructable shows how to build a Woody UI Kit.You can also get a ready to use kit from Woody UI Kit website woodyui.com. Description The Woody UI Kit is a low cost, low-fidelity prototyping tool for designing web and mobile interfaces using wooden blocks, paper and pencil. The Woody UI Kit ...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 05:43:02 PDT
3D Printed Plastic R5 Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Plastic-R5-Ring/
3D Printed Plastic R5 Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EH2V/HM8DK9D8/FOREH2VHM8DK9D8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EH2V/HM8DK9D8/FOREH2VHM8DK9D8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/EH2V/HM8DK9D8/FOREH2VHM8DK9D8.SMALL.jpg Jenica Hussey This R5 3D Ring, is the R5 band logo on front and back, connected at the sides. If you are part of the R5 family fandome then you will enjoy having a ring. Seeing that the R5 merchandise is bracelets, t-shirts, posters and necklaces, I thought trying rings would be a good thing to invest in. 3D Pr...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:16:22 PDT
Electronic part organizer - 3d printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-part-organizer-3d-printed/
Electronic part organizer - 3d printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/KWRX/HM8DDM56/FLVKWRXHM8DDM56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/KWRX/HM8DDM56/FLVKWRXHM8DDM56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/KWRX/HM8DDM56/FLVKWRXHM8DDM56.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hello, I made this wall-mounted organizer for small electronics, like resistors. It consist of two pieces; the base/holder and a divider. I made this project with 123D Design, a free download is available at http://www.123dapp.com/design. It took me two hours or so to make and I guess it will take ...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:43:23 PDT
the LockClip (the money clip with lock, aka the FlatSafe) http://www.instructables.com/id/the-LockClip-the-money-clip-with-lock-aka-the-Flat/
the LockClip (the money clip with lock, aka the FlatSafe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/PQEF/HLJV238F/FCXPQEFHLJV238F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/PQEF/HLJV238F/FCXPQEFHLJV238F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/PQEF/HLJV238F/FCXPQEFHLJV238F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi This project means extra funny work for the more daring of you readers ;-) indeed it's only a 3d model, and it has to be built. I'm not very familiar with 3D printing, so I'm not sure about tolerance between moving parts. Anyway there is a fast explanation of my design and how to model it in 3DS Max...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:41:10 PDT
123d Design Off Road Led light http://www.instructables.com/id/123d-Design-Off-Road-Led-light/
123d Design Off Road Led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/X1Q5/HLJV20F3/F2DX1Q5HLJV20F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/X1Q5/HLJV20F3/F2DX1Q5HLJV20F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/X1Q5/HLJV20F3/F2DX1Q5HLJV20F3.SMALL.jpg tbrasselle This is an off road light I designed and built in 123D Design. I'll show you step by step how I made it. Step 1 You can download the program or use the online app at 123dapp.com/design. When you first open the program it will start with a blank screen. Step 2 After opening the program start by...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 19:23:45 PDT
Create your first mobile WebApp in just 30' minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-first-mobile-WebApp-in-just-30-minutes/
Create your first mobile WebApp in just 30' minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J08F/HLJUXKQC/FHAJ08FHLJUXKQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J08F/HLJUXKQC/FHAJ08FHLJUXKQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J08F/HLJUXKQC/FHAJ08FHLJUXKQC.SMALL.jpg apadillaf We could say that the main difference between a WebApp and a Native App is that the first one executes in the browser (e.g. Safari) of the device, being in most cases access to the internet necessary, either through 3G or Wifi, without the need to download it in our device, while the second one is d...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 10:58:38 PDT
Andy - The robot arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Andy-The-robot-arm/
Andy - The robot arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/9M19/HL5F8SYN/FUA9M19HL5F8SYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/9M19/HL5F8SYN/FUA9M19HL5F8SYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/9M19/HL5F8SYN/FUA9M19HL5F8SYN.SMALL.jpg tuixte Hello everyone! I am here to introduce you to Andy. It is a robotic arm, and its name is a reference to the words "hand" and "handy" - that well fit with a robotic arm. The idea was born during my holiday: a robotic arm that can rotate, stretch and shrink, able to do quite everything you want it to...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 08:30:35 PDT