Instructables: exploring - technology - design http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:10:35 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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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/
GUITAR STAND from it's own box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SMALL.jpg jos.vandamme.3 Howest Industrial Design Center assignment: Work with cardboard packaging to make a product that gives extra value to the product the box is protecting.(1+1=3)MY PROJECT:People like music. Many people play the guitar for example. Now, after purchasing maybe your very first guitar, you also need a s...
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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 (Part 1) 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/
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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/
Seed of Life (Inkscape) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/POHJ/IIKMDUKG/FRQPOHJIIKMDUKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/POHJ/IIKMDUKG/FRQPOHJIIKMDUKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/POHJ/IIKMDUKG/FRQPOHJIIKMDUKG.SMALL.jpg unkerjay This tutorial comes from this tutorial:Create a Seed of Life pattern using a compasshttp://www.geometrycode.com/free/seed-of-life-patt...(If the link breaks, don't worry. The tutorial still works.)So, digitally, you don't have the equivalent of a compass.(Not recommended to use one on your screen)S...
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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/
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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
Electroluminescent pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroluminescent-Pad/
Electroluminescent pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SHDL/II1LHTAU/FPTSHDLII1LHTAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SHDL/II1LHTAU/FPTSHDLII1LHTAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/SHDL/II1LHTAU/FPTSHDLII1LHTAU.SMALL.jpg Jose A.G4 This is a tutorial on to turn an electroluminescent pad into a party light with variable timing. While this tutorial shows how to do this with a ready made electroluminescent pad, it can be used with electroluminescent paint that has been painted on any surface.This project was carried out for the c...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 06:48:37 PST
Leash Lock: An Innovative Dog Walking Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Leash-Lock-an-Innovative-Dog-Walking-Tool/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:26:05 PST
Paper Prototype for a Mobile App http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Prototype-for-a-Mobile-App/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:07:19 PST
GP2X - custom 3D printed d-pad http://www.instructables.com/id/GP2X-custom-3D-printed-d-pad/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 05:42:35 PST
iPhone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-stand-6/
iPhone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava This project was made during the lamp design workshop directed by the Noah Norton from The University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. The workshop was held in Fablab Moscow. The task was to make a design of a lamp, but I decided to use my iPhone as a lamp source. Cheater, yes.I used the ideas from ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 08:23:42 PST
6 Flask Coffee Cold Brewer http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Flask-Coffee-Cold-Brewer/
6 Flask Coffee Cold Brewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Based on my Cold Coffee Brewer, this version brews six cups at once. Try six different kinds of beans for a tasting, or just make enough for your friends.Check out Audreyobscura's Scotch Affogato Recipe instructable made with cold brewed coffee from this contraption and Glen Grant Single Malt Scotch...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:46:11 PST
Arduino Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:18:56 PST
Ecofriendly and simple flatpack sandwichbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Flatpack-Sandwichbox/
Ecofriendly and simple flatpack sandwichbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/B719/IGWM5WI6/FP9B719IGWM5WI6.SMALL.jpg AmirTur Hi, I'm a Product Design student at the University College of West Flanders (Howest Hogeschool).This is a flatpack sandwichbox I made for my Design & Prototyping course.The essence of this assignment was to make a flatpack product that would be:- Easy to produce- Cheap to produce- Ecofriendly- Clear...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 03:28:02 PST
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM http://www.instructables.com/id/E-NABLE-How-to-assemble-the-Isabella-Arm-by-FATHOM/
E-NABLE: How to assemble the Isabella Arm by FATHOM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/KPVW/IGV6GXKM/F7LKPVWIGV6GXKM.SMALL.jpg BethanyLC The Isabella Arm by FATHOM was designed for five-year-old Isabella, who was born with agenesis of the right arm. The FATHOM team partnered with the e-NABLE organization (EnablingtheFuture.org) and the Enable Community Foundation (EnableCommunityFoundation.org) to design an elbow-actuated prosthetic ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:07:36 PST
LCD display controlled via bluetooth with HTML app. http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-display-controlled-via-bluetooth-with-HTML-bas/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:44:38 PST
Make a font out of your own handwriting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-font-out-of-your-own-handwriting/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 03:46:23 PST
Stand lamp / Lampshades http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-lamp-Lampshades/
Stand lamp / Lampshades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran In this project we will be making a stand lamp using whit and transparent acrylic (6 mm). We will make the 2D design by Inkscape and will cut the parts using a laser cutter machine.This project was made in Fab Lab Dhahran. http://www.fablabdhahran.org/------------------------------------------------...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 00:28:03 PDT
Back To The Future Typography http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-To-The-Future-Typography/
Back To The Future Typography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/7V5Q/IG9ORVMP/FL07V5QIG9ORVMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/7V5Q/IG9ORVMP/FL07V5QIG9ORVMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/7V5Q/IG9ORVMP/FL07V5QIG9ORVMP.SMALL.jpg jimmychakarji In this tutorial I will show you how to write text using a font inspired by the movie "Back To The Future"Back to the future is a worldwide cultural phenomenon and was the biggest movie of 1985Maybe next time you throw an 80's party you can make invites with using this font! This movie rocks… this f...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:38:05 PDT
Laptop lid mod V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-lid-mod-V2/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10:34:09 PDT
Share a Model in Fusion 360 using a Public Link http://www.instructables.com/id/Share-a-Model-in-Fusion-360-using-a-Public-Link/
Share a Model in Fusion 360 using a Public Link - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/986I/IFGNQSDV/F2C986IIFGNQSDV.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 There are many ways to collaborate in Fusion 360 - with your team, with outside stakeholders, within your organization, with yourself, with friends, or with clients, etc.But a really easy way to share with someone (especially someone who doesn't have or who doesn't need to have Fusion 360 installed)...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 07:26:39 PDT
Render Models In Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Render-Models-In-Fusion-360/
Render Models In Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/V2GE/IFGNQRL1/F9QV2GEIFGNQRL1.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 Rendering Models in Fusion 360 is pretty straight-forward. I'll take you through the steps of cranking out a basic, solid render and then let you play with all the fun tools that make them sweet!This will be a render of an example project for First Build's "Roast Coffee in Your Home Oven" design ch...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 07:22:23 PDT
Designing a Roasting Tray in Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Roasting-Tray-in-Fusion-360/
Designing a Roasting Tray in Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/DDWG/IFGNSPAV/F4JDDWGIFGNSPAV.SMALL.jpg tanner.reid1 Let's make a coffee bean roaster!FirstBuild is a pretty sweet community of designers and engineers where anyone can contribute to the design and production of GE Appliances, and this month they're running a design challenge for a coffee bean roaster that you can use with any common kitchen oven - yo...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 01:38:10 PDT
Developing a schematic and PCB layout in EAGLE Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-a-schematic-and-PCB-layout-in-EAGLE-Sof/
Developing a schematic and PCB layout in EAGLE Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/Z9VL/IEX4PJ07/F6UZ9VLIEX4PJ07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/Z9VL/IEX4PJ07/F6UZ9VLIEX4PJ07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/Z9VL/IEX4PJ07/F6UZ9VLIEX4PJ07.SMALL.jpg VigneshwaraL Hai guys.Below are the steps to develop a schematic and develop its PCB layout in EAGLE Software. Develop a New Project Goto File New Project. Give it a name. Here I have given name of the project as blinking led.Then Right click on Project and click on new schematic. Adding components to sc...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:54:51 PDT
Ghettofabulous LED Tracing Table on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Inspiration-Gather-Materials-and-Basic-Table-/
Ghettofabulous LED Tracing Table on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/YDQQ/IEY2Z8KN/FJ2YDQQIEY2Z8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/YDQQ/IEY2Z8KN/FJ2YDQQIEY2Z8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/YDQQ/IEY2Z8KN/FJ2YDQQIEY2Z8KN.SMALL.jpg Luminous Wonder Ever want to recreate an Albrecht Durer, Davinci or trace some of your favorite images, botany pressings or original artwork?Well, then the Ghettofabulous LED TRACING TABLE on a Budget is for you!I wanted to create a copy of one of my favorite Albrecht Durer images as a form of physical therapy, pra...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:54:49 PDT
Bluetooth Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Desk-Lamp/
Bluetooth Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/8RNA/IEN4QSV0/FP68RNAIEN4QSV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/8RNA/IEN4QSV0/FP68RNAIEN4QSV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/8RNA/IEN4QSV0/FP68RNAIEN4QSV0.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran In this project we will be making a wireless side lamp that can be controlled via Bluetooth connected to an Arduino UNO to switch on and off the lamp right form your smart phone (Android only) . For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and really easy to use software (you can do...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 05:19:35 PDT
Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Holder-8/
Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QYBP/IEKIZEPE/FQSQYBPIEKIZEPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QYBP/IEKIZEPE/FQSQYBPIEKIZEPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QYBP/IEKIZEPE/FQSQYBPIEKIZEPE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran We’ll be learning how to use TinkerCAD in this project to make a pencil holder that looks like a simple cartoonish mole. Once modeling is finished the model will be 3D printed. Fire Up TinkerCAD! Let's start by going to www.TinkerCAD.com and signing up with a free account. If you don't have an ...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:49:48 PDT
3d Printed Raspberry Pi Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Raspberry-Pi-Security-Camera/
3d Printed Raspberry Pi Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/KN7V/IEID9HUN/FTWKN7VIEID9HUN.SMALL.jpg tlankford Article in 3Ders.orgUpdate: If you like my instructable please vote for me in the Raspberry Pi and Epilog challenge. I will also update the 5th step to include how I setup Motion on the first boot. Thank you for your clicks and thank you Instructable.com for the feature!!In this Instructable we ar...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:52:23 PDT
How To Make A Facebook Cover Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Facebook-Cover-Photo/
How To Make A Facebook Cover Photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/AAG8/IE1HKEJP/F8NAAG8IE1HKEJP.SMALL.jpg befunky Let's face it: learning Photoshop is hard. Watching tutorial after tutorial on YouTube can discourage even the most eager artist in training and has long been the bane of many small businesses and bloggers alike. But thankfully graphic design can be about so much more than just Photoshop, which is e...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:07:12 PDT
How to Clone or Isolate an Image in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clone-or-Isolate-an-Image-in-Photoshop/
How to Clone or Isolate an Image in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/4AFW/IE08ODLO/FCP4AFWIE08ODLO.SMALL.jpg thomaspres This tutorial will teach you how to isolate any part of a photo and paste it somewhere else in that or another image through Photoshop. This is a basic and necessary technique for most anyone using Photoshop. Lasso Select Go to your toolbar and select the "lasso" tool. Using this tool, click on a...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:52:37 PDT
How to use Verilog and Basys 3 to do stop watch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Verilog-and-Basys-3-to-do-stop-watch/
How to use Verilog and Basys 3 to do stop watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M67N/IDWXN8OV/F1MM67NIDWXN8OV.SMALL.jpg alexwonglik I have done this project for an online class. The project is written by Verilog. The clock generator, enable_sr(enable digit) and ssd (seven segment display) modules were provided. My task was to write the top module and counter modules to make a stop watch on the 7 segment display. Originally, the ...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:45:14 PDT
Exploratory Design and Fabrication for Custom Devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-little-computer/
Exploratory Design and Fabrication for Custom Devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/E1GT/IDTAPK8Y/F8OE1GTIDTAPK8Y.SMALL.jpg mokogobo This Instructable documents the exploratory process that I carried out to design and fabricate a device for quickly prototyping interactive systems that incorporate off-the-shelf electronic input and output components. I call this device Pixel.This project was quite large in scope, and while doing i...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:50:00 PDT
Ant nest http://www.instructables.com/id/Ant-nest/
Ant nest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/Q3CS/IDTAQX6N/F4GQ3CSIDTAQX6N.SMALL.jpg VanhemelenC Ant nest in plexiglass and MDF for ants who don't need moisture (like Camponotus or Crematogaster).I made this nest as a prototype. My girlfriend doesn't want any ant in the house unless it's nest is design. So I Brainstormed and this came out. I want to attach this kind of nests on the walls in my ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:23:29 PDT
UrbanPlay http://www.instructables.com/id/UrbanPlay/
UrbanPlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/C789/IDON50Q7/FW3C789IDON50Q7.SMALL.jpg thegreeneyl How we created a installation made of 200000 eurocents on a 20x40m square in Amsterdam. Concept and planning We were invited by the organization Urban Play to create a participatory installation in public space that will change over time. We were assigned the on Waagdragerhof Square and had a pro...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:58:54 PDT
Useless Covered Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Useless-Covered-Spoon/
Useless Covered Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5H1T/IDMXJMN7/FS25H1TIDMXJMN7.SMALL.jpg pierjam This tutorial will show you how to make a useless covered spoon originally designed by kkstudio (pictured above). See the entire design series "The Uncomfortable" at http://www.kkstudio.gr/projects/the-uncomfortable. Gather Materials and Tools You will need the following:1. disposable plastic sp...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:03:59 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
Basic Gear Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Gear-Mechanisms/
Basic Gear Mechanisms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SXYN/IDC6MPYF/FF8SXYNIDC6MPYF.SMALL.jpg printeraction Cars, clocks, and can openers, along with many other devices, use gears in their mechanisms to transmit power through rotation. Gears are a type of circular mechanical device with teeth that mesh to transmit rotation across axes, and they are a very valuable mechanism to know about as their applicat...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:52:07 PDT
Basic Pulley Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Pulley-Mechanisms/
Basic Pulley Mechanisms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/I0CI/ID99DB1E/FNXI0CIID99DB1E.SMALL.jpg printeraction From tank treads to bike gears to fishing lines, pulleys are used all over the place when it comes to mechanical transmissions. All types of pulley mechanisms consist of some sort of flexible belt (chain, cable, rope, etc.) turning around the circumference of a wheel, and pulleys can be incredibly u...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:15:13 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/YSKV/ID99DBI5/F5SYSKVID99DBI5.SMALL.jpg printeraction The PulleyBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of pulley systems. This instructable is a tutorial on how to assemble the PulleyBot, but if you are interested in pulley, cable, and chain mechanisms, then I would suggest checking out this Pulley Mechanis...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
Cheaper 3D Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/GDU2/ID99EXGV/FLFGDU2ID99EXGV.SMALL.jpg markk7 Have you ever uploaded a 3D design and been shocked at the high cost of production? Well I just spent the last few months getting one rude shock after another from various printing services. But I learned a few things the hard way during the process. Getting your prints manufactured in laser-sintere...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 PDT
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizer-A-Keyboard-UI-with-Audio-Output/
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPAV/ID7V2QOI/F4LVPAVID7V2QOI.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a keyboard UI with five synthesis modes all in Javascript, to show the power of using the audio output hardware pins of Kinoma Create. You can download the open source project now to run in the Kinoma Create simulator.Using the audio output hardware pin is the most flexible and the most com...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:16:22 PDT