Instructables: exploring - technology - hack - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:35:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Turbine Spray Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turbine-Spray-Bottle/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:33 PDT
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Smartphone-Projector/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Pen solder feeder hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-solder-feeder-hack/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:07:13 PDT
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-squirting-twitter-enabled-intruder-alarm/
Water squirting, Twitter enabled intruder detector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2SCC/IATHB1SS/FEW2SCCIATHB1SS.SMALL.jpg aderhgawen What's better than a motion detector for home security? A tweeting motion detector that can spray water!In this project, we will build a water spraying intruder alarm using a Lightblue Bean (a BLE enabled Arduino micro controller) equipped with a PIR motion sensor. After spraying the intruder, the L...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:31:49 PDT
install an extra car charger http://www.instructables.com/id/install-an-extra-car-charger/
install an extra car charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/K9VH/IAJNYGFZ/FTFK9VHIAJNYGFZ.SMALL.jpg Conundrum2501 How many times have you been in the car with the kids, or your homies, or that hobo you picked up hitchhiking, and suddenly everyone and their brother needs to charge their phone... o_O and then to make matters worse you have to stretch a cable all the way to the back seat to be passed around like t...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 17:48:59 PDT
Ikea Hack: Moonlighting Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Moonlighting-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:34:55 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Smart Charger - Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Charger-Hack/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:17 PDT
Turn an old cellphone into a data sending device (using an arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-cellphone-into-a-data-sending-device-u/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 07:35:17 PDT
Add a speaker to your bluetooth speaker. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetoothify-any-Speaker-for-cheap/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 16:26:07 PDT
Hack and upgrade your stereo system with a bluetooth module http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-and-upgrade-your-stereo-system/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 22:53:53 PDT
Simple External Telephone Ringer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-External-Telephone-Ringer/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 14:19:20 PDT
Automatic Race Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Race-Timer/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 03:49:30 PDT
Fading RGB Keyboard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-Keyboard-Light/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 14:00:14 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
How To Hide File Behind Image ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hide-File-Behind-Image-/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:05:29 PDT
Digital timer from microwave oven timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-timer-from-microwave-oven-timer/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 23:24:14 PDT
Bamboo Laptop Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Laptop-Cooler/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 19:43:10 PDT
WiFi security in Home and Office http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-security-in-Home-and-Office/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:39:52 PDT
How to Protect any 18650 Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Protect-any-18650-Cell/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:58:28 PDT
DIY Game & Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Watch/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:23:40 PDT
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Power Logic Probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Logic-Probe/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:09:48 PST
DIY Super Selfie Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Selfie-Stick/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:32:01 PST
Low budget stereo amp from an ipod dock, reuse, recycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-budget-stereo-amp-from-an-ipod-dock-reuse-recy/
Low budget stereo amp from an ipod dock, reuse, recycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/QW94/I6003PSE/FZFQW94I6003PSE.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl There's been a renewed interest in stereo systems. Things like turntables and tape players have caught people's fancy once again. Tangible media has something a download will never have, it's an item you can display, hold in your hand, or physically gift to another fan of the format. With this renew...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:15:43 PST
Groundhog Day Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Groundhog-Day-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:30:20 PST
How to Document your Busy Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Document-your-Busy-Bees/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:12:30 PST
Copy a Car Key with a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Car-Key-with-a-3D-Printer/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:41:06 PST
How to enter God Mode with Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-enter-God-Mode-with-Windows-7/
How to enter God Mode with Windows 7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/7ZLD/I4J78PJC/FCM7ZLDI4J78PJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/7ZLD/I4J78PJC/FCM7ZLDI4J78PJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/7ZLD/I4J78PJC/FCM7ZLDI4J78PJC.SMALL.jpg brummshouse It may sound a bit too much, but Windows 7's God Mode is indeed omnipresent. It puts hundreds of settings from all around the operating system all in one place. Making you God. Of your little computer. Good job. Create a folder To turn on God Mode create a new folder on your desktop, or anywhere ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 04:58:19 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:13:22 PST
DIY Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headphones-2/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 20:10:48 PST
Add MIDI port to Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-MIDI-port-to-Keyboard/
Add MIDI port to Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/5YPK/I34E5BLW/FAG5YPKI34E5BLW.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Having a MIDI keyboard will let you control digital audio workstations (DAWs) like Pro tools, FL Studio, Ableton Live, etc. As well, it will connect to a wide variety of MIDI gear such as table top synths.This tutorial is useful for those who already have a non-MIDI keyboard, and want to upgrade it ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:26:37 PST
Satellite Radio Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Radio-Boombox/
Satellite Radio Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LV3U/I2P3UZ7R/FQ9LV3UI2P3UZ7R.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Say what you will, but there's never been a better time to enjoy music than now. We can stream or download high quality tracks of nearly every song ever made to our pockets wirelessly, effortlessly, and for nearly free. While listening to your favorite songs on your newest iGalaxyJam device by Dre...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:47 PST
Junk Mail Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Junk-Mail-Hack/
Junk Mail Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/12QO/I2LMJ5GY/F2V12QOI2LMJ5GY.SMALL.jpg Volthaus Electronics Laboratory I received some junk mail the other day and it had a little plastic box sticky gummed to a large postcard-like piece of mail. Supposedly I could pull the plastic strip from the box and it would display my winning number to get a discount on buying a car. I don't own a car (by design) so I wasn't int...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:47:24 PST
Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Player-Simon-Memory-Game-With-External-Switche/
Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B58Q/I2M2GFV2/F2UB58QI2M2GFV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B58Q/I2M2GFV2/F2UB58QI2M2GFV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B58Q/I2M2GFV2/F2UB58QI2M2GFV2.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Electronics memory games like Simon can be a lot of fun. But it is even more fun if you add a second player and make it a competition. So I designed a two player version of the game that runs on Arduino. This lets you play Simon head to head. To make it even more interesting, I added jacks that allo...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:06:36 PST
Clothespin Piano for iPad http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothespin-Piano-for-iPad/
Clothespin Piano for iPad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/J0WZ/I24M3Y64/FUFJ0WZI24M3Y64.SMALL.jpg adamkumpf Touchscreens are great, but when it comes to playing music on them, the lack of physical keys can be a drag. So I decided to round up some household stuff and make a piano keyboard that tricks the iPad into thinking it's being played by your fingers (with the help of some clothespins and aluminum fo...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:12:11 PST
iPhone Box Case http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Box-Case/
iPhone Box Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9X7F/I1NUK88Q/FWL9X7FI1NUK88Q.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Apple has done it again. They have completely reinvented the landscape of the smart phone market by simply taking advantage of one of the most underutilized aspects of the smart phone. The Packaging!Each new iPhone 6 comes with extra materials that can be converted into a sweet Box Phone Case. Take ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:45 PDT
DIY GoPro Bungee Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Bungee-Mount/
DIY GoPro Bungee Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/0EB8/I1ETVGVL/FK60EB8I1ETVGVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/0EB8/I1ETVGVL/FK60EB8I1ETVGVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/0EB8/I1ETVGVL/FK60EB8I1ETVGVL.SMALL.jpg DIYgiveaways Check out the video below to learn how to make your own DIY GoPro bungee mount! Materials 10” bungee cord (part of $1 6-pack from Dollar Tree)12” bungee cord (part of $1 6-pack from Dollar Tree) ½” 90 degree Cross Tee $1.46 (Lowe's) 14-20 Hex nut $0.26 (Lowe’s) Wing Nut for 1/4-20 screw $1.24/2-p...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:25:34 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Time-Run-Backwards-The-Reverse-Clock/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
DIY Motorola Skip http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motorola-Skip/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:55:41 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
Ammo Box Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Box-Amp/
Ammo Box Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/LTLH/I0LDP62B/F62LTLHI0LDP62B.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Ammo boxes are seriously cool. There is something about them that screams “HACK ME!”When I first come across Dustinbikes brilliant ible' on hacking a ammo box into a speaker, I knew I had to do something similar.I recently purchased a pair from my local Army Disposal store and couldn't wait to star...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:25:31 PDT
Recharge-i-fy your 2CR5 Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-i-fy-your-2CR5-Battery/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:04:49 PDT
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-to-an-EEG-headset-for-Mind-contro/
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SMALL.jpg AndreLe Controlling things with your mind is awesome. Unfortunately, EEG headsets like the NeuroSky MyndWave are a bit too pricey if you just want to experiment. Last year, I wanted to see what I could control with my brain on a student's budget.I came across FrontierNerd's Brain Hack tutorial, which gave m...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:12 PDT
Weather station soil probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-station-aux-sensor-improvement-for-use-in-/
Weather station soil probe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/2RX1/HZNYGDN1/F3O2RX1HZNYGDN1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Measuring the temperature and humidity or moisture content of the soil is really useful when deciding whether the ground needs watering or a particular crop can be sown or not. Here, I managed to improve one of the auxiliary sensors from a Sinus TFA weather station to work in the soil. Diffic...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 04:46:35 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
Shotgun Shell Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-Torch/
Shotgun Shell Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/L3X3/HZ9O6OR1/FD4L3X3HZ9O6OR1.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Make a mini torch out of a shotgun shell.This is a pretty simple project which will only require a few tools and materials. The most obvious thing you will need are shotgun shells. I recently acquired a box full of used shells from my local gun range (for another project) and have been thinking wh...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:19:02 PDT
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Washing-machine-countdown-timer-Arduino/
Washing machine countdown timer - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/TVPX/HZ3YD966/F7KTVPXHZ3YD966.SMALL.jpg sjowett Hello, and welcome to my instructable for a washing machine countdown timer. The timer is operated with the very popular Arduino micro controller. See here for more information. Arduino Home PageAimThe aim of this project is to be able to delay the start of the washing machine by a few hours. Th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:50:55 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/T8UR/HYTNWV7X/FF2T8URHYTNWV7X.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT