Instructables: exploring - technology - glue - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:46:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 how to make a linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-linear-actuator/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:59:06 PDT
Conductive Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Paint/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:50:18 PDT
DIY Lego USB Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-USB-Flashdrive/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 01:00:35 PDT
Light Spectrometer from a "battery powered" head inspection lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Spectrometer-from-a-head-inspection-lamp/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:28:46 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Art-Instructable-Robot/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
ATtiny85 POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny8545-POV-Display/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 01:02:10 PDT
Repair old iTunes Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-old-iTunes-Cable/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:01:05 PST
3D Printing: 3D Print A Solderless Circuit Board http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-3D-Print-A-Solderless-Circuit-Board/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:27:38 PST
How to Repair Busted Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Busted-Headphones/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:22:01 PDT
Casting with 123D Make (hot glue horse head)- I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-with-123D-Make-hot-glue-horse-head-I-ma/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 00:06:15 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
Easy 30 Minute Pocket Digital Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-30-Minute-Pocket-Digital-Microscope/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:50:07 PST
GoPro Tripod Stand Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Tripod-Stand-Plate/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:39:34 PST
Hot Glue Gun Extruder for Your CNC Machine or 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Gun-Extruder-for-Your-CNC-Machine-or-3D-P/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:31:27 PDT
Make Conductive Rubber: Transparent stylus-iPod/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Conductive-Rubber-Transparent-stylus-iPodiP/
Make Conductive Rubber: Transparent stylus-iPod/iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/29RB/GUA4M3BV/FOM29RBGUA4M3BV.SMALL.jpg mikey77 I call it Oogoo II. It is a DIY conductive silicone rubber that can be used to create a transparent stylus for iPod, iPhone, iPad, and other capacitive screen smart phones. Because the contact part of the stylus is transparent, you can see your lines and draw more precisely than with a regular styl...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:09:13 PDT
Make Conductive Glue and Glue a Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Conductive-Glue-and-Glue-a-Circuit/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:40:55 PDT
How To Make Your Own Sugru Substitute http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Own-Sugru-Substitute/
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 17:43:39 PDT
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Glue-And-Conductive-Thread-Make-an-LED/
Conductive Glue And Conductive Thread: Make an LED Display and Fabric Circuit That Rolls Up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/MTX9/FABRWULU/FDQMTX9FABRWULU.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Make your own conductive fabrics, thread, glue, and tape, and use them to make potentiometers, resistors, switches, LED displays and circuits.Using conductive glue and conductive thread you can make LED displays and circuits on any flexible fabric. They can be made flexible enough to roll up (see pi...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2007 17:06:18 PST