Instructables: exploring - technology - diy - homemade - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:23:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Small Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:29 PDT
The Ultimate FM Transmitter (Long Range Spybug) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-FM-Transmitter/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:44:05 PDT
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Macro-Camera-for-FREE/
DIY Super Macro Camera for FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2DG/HWFLN3PZ/FLBU2DGHWFLN3PZ.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Make your camera phone into a super macro camera for a cost next to nothing! Super easy to make with basic tools and stuff around the house.The phone used is Samsung Galaxy S2Things you will need:A good magnifying lens,2 screws and one springand if you want, a back cover (used or new)Tools needed:Sc...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 04:45:18 PDT
USB Oscilloscope with Signal generator http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Oscilloscope-with-Signal-generator/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:11:32 PDT
Homemade liquid nitrogen generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-liquid-nitrogen-generator/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:20:29 PDT
Electricity Generating Footwear - Generate Electricity By Walking (Concept) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Footwear/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:05:52 PDT
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
Homemade clay refrigerator - BEING ECOFRIENDLY ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-clay-refrigerator-BEING-ECOFRIENDLY-/
Homemade clay refrigerator - BEING ECOFRIENDLY ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/I66Z/HNXRU0S7/F67I66ZHNXRU0S7.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi, I am Sahas Chitlange , aging 14 , from India . Here's my new innovation on fridge from clay. Its very easy and cheap to build and very cheap. In india the cost is about  Rs. 300 only. The project's principle is based on evaporation. you can take this system for camping where you need a fridge to...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 05:23:48 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:04:24 PDT
DIY Spring Reverb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spring-Reverb/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:44:25 PDT
Homemade laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-laser-pointer/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 15:11:55 PDT
DIY Polaroid Swinger Model 20 To Canon EF DSLR Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Polaroid-Swinger-Model-20-To-Canon-EF-DSLR-Len/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 12:29:24 PDT
PCB making guide http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-making-guide/
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Sun, 12 May 2013 07:05:02 PDT
DIY Aluminum 3-AXIS CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Aluminum-3-AXIS-CNC-Router/
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 20:52:40 PDT
How to make a homemade pocket knife sharpener #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pocket-knife-sharpener-2/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 07:44:06 PDT
Galileo 3D Printer RepRap http://www.instructables.com/id/Galileo-3D-Printer-RepRap/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 05:33:28 PST
CoreControl DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/CoreControl-DIY/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 14:48:45 PST
Zero gravity tablet or ereader floor stand from balanced arm lamp """Sugru Update""" http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-gravity-reader-stand-from-old-balanced-arm-la/
Zero gravity tablet or ereader floor stand from balanced arm lamp """Sugru Update""" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/UDK0/GS047RPV/FWMUDK0GS047RPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/UDK0/GS047RPV/FWMUDK0GS047RPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/UDK0/GS047RPV/FWMUDK0GS047RPV.SMALL.jpg LifeWarrior I never stop reading its probably the best way to learn something new. Though for years I've had one chronic problem that bothers me when holding a book and now a reader, it's the arm fatigue from trying to hold the material at an eye level. I'm not one of those types that can sit for a long time wi...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 19:07:21 PDT
Make your own iPhone 4 Wooden Dock / Stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-iPhone-4-Wooden-Dock-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/C1XA/GMQ2LL73/FBUC1XAGMQ2LL73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/C1XA/GMQ2LL73/FBUC1XAGMQ2LL73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/C1XA/GMQ2LL73/FBUC1XAGMQ2LL73.SMALL.jpg tato312 Here is a video of a tutorial I made on how to make your own iPhone Wooden Dock / Stand. This will work for every iPhone (2G, 3G, 3GS, 4) and iPod Touch (1, 2, 3, 4) as well. Now go ahead and check my  YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/tato312?feature=mhee   and follow me on ...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:24:16 PDT
Homemade 35mm Box Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-35mm-Box-Camera/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:32:57 PST
HOMEMADE DSLR VIEWFINDER - DIY LCD Z-Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-DSLR-VIEWFINDER-DIY-LCD-Z-Finder/
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 16:32:20 PST
DIY Camera Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camera-Rig/
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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 11:14:08 PDT
DIY LED car headlights! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-car-headlights!/
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Wed, 16 May 2007 15:25:03 PDT
$6 Macro Tilt Lens without glue or duct tape http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Macro-Tilt-Lens-without-glue-or-duct-tape/
$6 Macro Tilt Lens without glue or duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBAS/G1ZGGWK0/FAFMBASG1ZGGWK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBAS/G1ZGGWK0/FAFMBASG1ZGGWK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/MBAS/G1ZGGWK0/FAFMBASG1ZGGWK0.SMALL.jpg tewharau I just came back from the Christchurch SuperShed (our city council recycling centre) where I bought a discarded slide projector for $6.  In less than an hour, I turned the projector lens into a tilt macro lens for my dSLR.  I know there have been lots of these sorts of projects but I tried to do thi...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2009 14:34:41 PST
Homemade Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Plastic/
Homemade Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BCRI/F11S8QE9/FSQBCRIF11S8QE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BCRI/F11S8QE9/FSQBCRIF11S8QE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BCRI/F11S8QE9/FSQBCRIF11S8QE9.SMALL.jpg Coffeebot This is a quick and simple method for making your own general-purpose plastic. The constituent ingredients are milk and vinegar. That's it. The total cost is less than $10, possibly less than $5 if you can get a good deal. The plastic is moldable, and has a consistency of soggy cheese (I certainly ...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2007 17:26:23 PDT
Improve your digital camera extremely http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-digital-camera-extremely/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2007 09:45:30 PDT