Instructables: exploring - technology - kit http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:59 PST BLOX v1.01 FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Medi-Max-Max-PRO-KITs-Fume-Extractor-Assem/
FumeFan Medi, Max & Max PRO KITs Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/0WE2/I2XTTBH6/F9M0WE2I2XTTBH6.SMALL.gif hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Medi, Max or Max PRO KIT step by step.Start with getting th...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:16:29 PST
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/DiddyBorg-The-Mini-6-wheeled-Raspberry-Pi-Robot/
DiddyBorg: The Mini 6 wheeled Raspberry Pi Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/4FAS/I2I4IGMC/FD04FASI2I4IGMC.SMALL.jpg PiBorg DiddyBorg is our robust robot kit for the Raspberry Pi. He can be controlled via autonomous software, via a Bluetooth controller such as the PS3 or over Wifi through a keyboard. Check out this video of him rolling around!This Instructables is concerned with the building of the hardware. There is som...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 05:06:20 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Clock-FuneLab/
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/BAJD/I2BR4B2K/F1LBAJDI2BR4B2K.SMALL.jpg funelab Hello everyone!This is my fifth project on Instructables & Thanks everyone liked this. You have a broken hard drive? You would put it in the trash or sell it on Ebay for a few dollars? Oh no! Get ready to turn your crashed hard drive into a unique clock. This project only requires a little skill, yo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/FumeFan-Lite-KIT-Fume-Extractor-Assembly-Instructi/
FumeFan Lite KIT Fume Extractor Assembly Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/YAI2/I1XEJGGQ/F2MYAI2I1XEJGGQ.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hi! You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to assemble your fumeFan Lite KIT step by step.Start with getting the following: So...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:57:15 PDT
How to Solder Your fumeFan PCB KIT / Any PCB KIT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Your-fumeFan-PCB-KIT/
How to Solder Your fumeFan PCB KIT / Any PCB KIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RTSE/I1VZ50CB/FY5RTSEI1VZ50CB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RTSE/I1VZ50CB/FY5RTSEI1VZ50CB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RTSE/I1VZ50CB/FY5RTSEI1VZ50CB.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma You probably are one of the amazing people who supported our Kickstarter campaign - The fumeFan. If you missed the campaign you can find more about the fumeFan on maketechnics.com.This instructable describes how to solder the PCB KIT for the motor speed control circuit used in the fumeFan soldering ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:33:21 PDT
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Simon-Says-game-with-DIY-Electro-D/
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Getting StartedThe goal of this Instructable is to turn your electro dough into a touch capacitive button with Arduino using the CapSense arduino library and then using it to create a Simon Says game. We’ll be using a capacitive start button and three capacitive buttons for our game.You will need:St...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:29:29 PDT
Static Sound! Make crowds dance with the DIY Speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Static-Sound-Make-crowds-dance-with-the-DIY-Speake/
Static Sound! Make crowds dance with the DIY Speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/SA4W/I1FQ9EE4/FBWSA4WI1FQ9EE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/SA4W/I1FQ9EE4/FBWSA4WI1FQ9EE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/SA4W/I1FQ9EE4/FBWSA4WI1FQ9EE4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Using polystyrene balls and static electricity you can create crowds that dance! What you will need:DIY SpeakerA balloon Hair Polystyrene ballsMusic! Create static Stick the exciter of the DIY Speaker to the balloon, and then rub your hair all over the balloon to create static for the polystyren...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:05:21 PDT
Luminous Loafers kit assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminous-Loafers-kit-assembly/
Luminous Loafers kit assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/HIRI/I1J5WW4O/FPPHIRII1J5WW4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/HIRI/I1J5WW4O/FPPHIRII1J5WW4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/HIRI/I1J5WW4O/FPPHIRII1J5WW4O.SMALL.jpg Thereisonlyme This is an instructable on how to assemble the Luminous Loafers solder kit. This kit adds step sensitive, flashy, glowy LEDs to shoes. They come preprogrammed with 7 different colours and patterns, making any pair of boring old shoes look awesome!The programmed colours are:Blue, green, red, pink, wh...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:17:09 PDT
DIY Speaker - Make your own salt shaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Speaker-Make-your-own-salt-shaker/
DIY Speaker - Make your own salt shaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6RAG/I0NWNX4R/FV56RAGI0NWNX4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6RAG/I0NWNX4R/FV56RAGI0NWNX4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6RAG/I0NWNX4R/FV56RAGI0NWNX4R.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus You have adventured to the Instructables website, which means you must want to create your own salt shaker! Good choice! Hope you have fun creating and experimenting following these instructions...What you will need:Start Arduino KitDIY Speaker Kit Set up your hardware! Set up your Arduino, bread...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:14:25 PDT
How to create your own capacitive touch airplane with electro dough! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-your-own-capacitive-touch-airplane-w/
How to create your own capacitive touch airplane with electro dough! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6O0D/HZMJ1JGU/FNW6O0DHZMJ1JGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6O0D/HZMJ1JGU/FNW6O0DHZMJ1JGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6O0D/HZMJ1JGU/FNW6O0DHZMJ1JGU.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Getting StartedThe goal of this Instructable is to turn your electro dough into a touch capacitive button with Arduino using the CapSense arduino library.You will need:Start Arduino KitInside your Start Arduino Kit you will find:Jumper Wires8 x LED1 x 1M resistorAlso, download CapSense Arduino Libra...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:02:54 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I have been making pens for a little over a year now and are great fun to make.You can make them as single stick pens but for the most part you would purchase a parts kit that come in varying levels of styles and difficulty.The kit will consist of all of the metal parts as well as the refill to comp...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for a solar powered Rocket Kit. It measures about 2" by 1", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. We show it as a necklace, but you could make yours into earrings, a keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The pos...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Crane-Machine/
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/1EJT/HYFNWW1C/FYB1EJTHYFNWW1C.SMALL.jpg Makerworks Hi, guys! The Makeblock Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot has completed today. Its structuresand features are similar like these crane machines which are common to see in market.For more information, please visit Makeblock website below:www.makeblock.ccGetting Started: This instructable, Makeblock...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:15:05 PDT
ultimate electronics pocket kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-electronics-pocket-kit/
ultimate electronics pocket kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/GWB3/HXMKW6AQ/F2UGWB3HXMKW6AQ.SMALL.jpg dudes Simply a small 'pocket sized' kit with all the basic electronic necessities. great for on-the-go experimenting, or just a convenient container for the basics. Find a container The first thing you have to do is find a container for your kit. It can be just about anything, but try to keep it a...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:19:10 PDT
Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 for DJI Phantom 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Phantom-Ultra-1-Upgrade-Kit-for-DJI-Phantom-1/
Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 for DJI Phantom 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/1ORH/HWDFE94Z/FUX1ORHHWDFE94Z.SMALL.jpg brianself The Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 offers an unsurpassed performance enhancement for your stock DJI Phantom 1. A DJI Phantom 1 upgraded with the Fuselage Upgrade Kit 2.0 surpasses the DJI Phantom 2 in flight times. The Phantom 2 requires proprietary DJI batteries at $160 each, while the Fuselage Upgrade K...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:37:00 PDT
Solar-Powered Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Windmill/
Solar-Powered Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/DCR4/HWAAZ6ZD/F18DCR4HWAAZ6ZD.SMALL.jpg robots333 This windmill came from a kit called the "DIY Solar Kit". This kit is $5.49 on Ankaka.com. I am going to show you how to attach a battery to make these projects work, because my solar panel was not working and I feel that someone else's might not work either. Follow Directions Follow the directi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:48:27 PDT
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Free-3D-CAM-Options-pt-1/
Intro to Free 3D CAM Options (pt. 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/BNY6/HVC1JZTE/FT8BNY6HVC1JZTE.SMALL.jpg SongEmu If you're looking to get started in CNC (or even if you've already begun), chances are you've faced this choice: Do I spend money on a CAM program or not?I'm currently using MeshCAM, which is a $250 piece of software that lets you do some pretty amazing stuff at the consumer-level. But in the intere...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:58:24 PDT
How to Make an Acrylic Smartphone Stand (CNC and Thermoforming) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Acrylic-Smartphone-Stand-CNC-and-Th/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/8IID/HUEEMK4H/FX08IIDHUEEMK4H.SMALL.jpg SongEmu This past weekend, I decided to make a basic smartphone stand for my desk at work. There are plenty of ways you can make a phone stand like that, but I wanted something simple with very little, if any, assembly required. I remembered a method of thermoforming acrylic that I thought might be useful, ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:59:55 PDT
22 basic electronics circuits made with Electra I - modular electronics education KIT http://www.instructables.com/id/22-basic-electronics-circuits-made-with-Electra-I-/
22 basic electronics circuits made with Electra I - modular electronics education KIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/JGHK/HTMP362Y/F8UJGHKHTMP362Y.SMALL.jpg ok1cdj Electra I is a education KIT containing 57 modules with electronics parts. There is described more than 20 basic circuits but you get enough parts to do more. The KIT is designed to teach young people basic skills in electronics. You don't need other parts or tools to build projects with this KIT. ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 07:40:52 PDT
How to Setup Tabs in MakerCAM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Setup-Tabs-in-MakerCAM/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/4JJH/HTG5GYJS/FYG4JJHHTG5GYJS.SMALL.jpg SongEmu One of the first things you’ll learn as a budding machinist is how important it is to keep control of your workpiece at all times. If you’re cutting a project out of a larger piece of stock, it can be useful to employ tabs. They work just like perforations in paper, allowing you to easily remove you...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:29:27 PDT
PORTABLE MINI LAB IN A BACKPACK http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-MINI-LAB-IN-A-BACKPACK/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:16:20 PDT
The One Chip LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Easy-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/BF7G/HSHQQPLV/FHGBF7GHSHQQPLV.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello Fellow Instructables, If you ever Wanted to make Your own Cube, But Found The Instructions To be a bit Hard To Follow? Well  This is For You. The Cube Comes as a Kit From KIPKAY Kits.  You Could Buy it, or Become a Member and Each Month You will get a New Kit. It is Very  Easy To follow the...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 18:55:38 PST
Hackerspace Earthship (HAESH): Homemade Environmental Control Life Support System (E.C.L.S.S.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hackerspace-Earthship-HAESH-Homemade-Environmental/
Hackerspace Earthship (HAESH): Homemade Environmental Control Life Support System (E.C.L.S.S.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/YPDY/HR4SR5SP/FLLYPDYHR4SR5SP.SMALL.jpg haeshproject In space, there are no oceans or forests to absorb your co2, no aquifers to pump water from, no soil to grow your crops, and no dump to throw your waste. Earth is its own massive space ship and to travel beyond it we must extract its secrets and replicate it on a much smaller scale. This project s...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:47:34 PST
3D Milling a Hawaiian Island on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Milling-a-Hawaiian-Island-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LO7A/HRI8RD13/FUXLO7AHRI8RD13.SMALL.jpg SongEmu I wanted to try out some 3D milling to see what the Shapeoko 2 was capable of (even though I'd seen examples). This was really just for my own learning, but the outcome was pretty cool.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:40:24 PST
Installing Threaded Inserts on my Shapeoko 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-on-my-Shapeoko-2-CNC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/LFCA/HR0APNDL/FSWLFCAHR0APNDL.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Need to clamp down some material in your CNC mill? This is one of several methods available that I chose to implement. I bought a pack of threaded inserts to sink into the wasteboard of my Shapeoko that will let me bolt down workpieces without damaging the MDF.
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:52:11 PST
Generating GCode with Inkscape and MakerCAM [My DIY CNC Adventure pt. 3] http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-GCode-with-Inkscape-and-MakerCAM-My-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/C6IM/HQQLMXF5/FO2C6IMHQQLMXF5.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Going over one method of engraving a 2D design with a CNC. This is my third video as I learn to use my Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC from Inventables.
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:32:45 PST
Shapeoko 2 DIY CNC Kit: Electrical Sys. Test & Hello World http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-DIY-CNC-Kit-Electrical-Sys-Test-Hello-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/2WDT/HQJIZ715/F3W2WDTHQJIZ715.SMALL.jpg SongEmu Part 2 of my Grand DIY CNC Adventure, this time wiring up the stepper motors to the Arduino, calibrating and leveling the machine, and running Hello World. Not necessarily in that order.
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:07:47 PST
Shapeoko 2 CNC Kit: Assembly Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapeoko-2-CNC-Kit-Assembly-Overview/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/W4YW/HQGHM61Q/F9XW4YWHQGHM61Q.SMALL.jpg SongEmu The beginning of my Great CNC Adventure, I assemble the mechanical components of my recently-acquired DIY CNC machine kit from Inventables: The Shapeoko 2.
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:39:31 PST
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Spectrum-Analyzer/
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SMALL.jpg tronixstuff In this project we’ll create a small add-on PCB containing the a MSGEQ7 spectrum analyzer circuit and show how it can drive the RGB LED cube kit from Freetronics. This allows the cube to display the seven bands over four horizontal planes. There is a small amount of assumed knowledge for this projec...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:07:10 PST
TWSU Introduction to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/TWSU-Introduction-to-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/RX4S/HNRKFUM4/FZURX4SHNRKFUM4.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Always wanted to know what Arduino is all about? We created a short introduction video into the world of physical computing and Arduino. Presented by our founder Daniel Hirschmann. We have an amazing Start Arduino Kit for sale on our online shop to get you started with cool projects How about join...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:20:46 PST
2 transistor am shortwave radio http://www.instructables.com/id/2-transistor-am-shortwave-radio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/64FQ/HM8DDZ5Q/FBB64FQHM8DDZ5Q.SMALL.jpg halamka Step 1 would be cut a circuit board for the project. This is about 2 " by 3 inch. Clean the copper. Then put masking tape on. Draw the circuit on the tape. Then cut the tape with a razor. There could be a problem. I just found 50 box cutters. For these radios , I put the positive line on top and the...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:03:43 PDT
The not so smart Xadow smartwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-not-so-smart-Xadow-smartwatch/
The not so smart Xadow smartwatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/J22Z/HMVJ96RZ/FJVJ22ZHMVJ96RZ.SMALL.jpg xadow This is a SO beautiful watch I ever made~ A lot of animation were used. But this is only the prototype edition, I hope you'll like it (Of course I will give a updated version!!) I cut a lot of features, because there is no more space for me to burn the firmware into the board(32U4). Now you can ch...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 01:22:32 PDT
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cylon-Larson-Scanner-Kit-with-Charlieplexing/
The Cylon - Larson Scanner Kit - with Charlieplexing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/PX5P/HMMF79KN/FP7PX5PHMMF79KN.SMALL.jpg phenoptix This instructable covers building the kit that is the result of several builds, and many iterations. If you want to learn more about previous attempts and or the design process comment below and I'll dig out the older (and much much smaller) versions and also go through the design and manufacture pr...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:26:37 PDT
Home Made Molecular Model Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Molecular-Model-Kit/
Home Made Molecular Model Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/EXOC/HMEXT8DJ/FYGEXOCHMEXT8DJ.SMALL.jpg kymyst   Students of organic chemistry have an ongoing need for a comprehensive molecular model kit throughout their high school and university studies. There are many different types and makes of kit available commercially, but generally they are either too restricted in the range of compounds which c...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 21:10:37 PDT
The OGNITE Flameless Candle - Beta Kit Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-OGNITE-Flameless-Candle-MakerFaire-2013-Versio/
The OGNITE Flameless Candle - Beta Kit Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ZRL3/HLSHEI2B/FDCZRL3HLSHEI2B.SMALL.jpg bigjosh Today we are going to build the beta version of the Ognite digital candle. If you have the version that was distributed at the 2013 MakerFaire in NYC these instructions will still work except that you wont get the fancy debug screen in the last step.  The Ognite is an experiment in using the *least...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:52:40 PDT
Velleman MK118 radio kit made portable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Velleman-MK118-radio-kit-made-portable/
Velleman MK118 radio kit made portable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/4MEX/HKUD4933/FND4MEXHKUD4933.SMALL.jpg big dawg1 My grand kids are young and don't have their own radio so I wanted to build this kit with them so that they could understand how a radio works and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment in making something. I would tell them what part I wanted (resistor, capacitor, diode, etc) and they would have to fi...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:42:50 PDT
Solar Powered SM SKULL Blinky LED Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-SM-SKULL-Blinky-LED-Jewelry/
Solar Powered SM SKULL Blinky LED Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/SNRP/HJKBMDHJ/FLRSNRPHJKBMDHJ.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry Ready to up your soldering game and try some SMD's?  Disappointed with the boring "learn to surface mount solder" kits that do nothing and look lame?  Well we've got your answer, with our blinky Skull surface mount soldering kit.  Not only will your nerdy skills improve, but you'll have something to...
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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:46:31 PDT
Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Beginner-and-Basic-Electronics-Kit-Primer/
Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/QBUS/HI3QAHKG/FOAQBUSHI3QAHKG.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad I learned that one of my nieces had an interest in programming.  She was working with robotics at high school and has a summer internship where they had  Arduinos.  I think she was able to borrow an Arduino to experiment with at home but every Maker knows that is not the same as having a piece of ki...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:06:25 PDT
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DigitalAnalog-Clock-Arduino-PaperCraft/
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/PMTF/HJUWSDVR/FI5PMTFHJUWSDVR.SMALL.jpg alstroemeria In this instructable we will be recreating a clock inspired by Alvin Aronson's original design. When I first saw this clock I was very impressed by how clean an elegant the design was I immediately wanted to recreate this effect. Alvin Aronson's original design (made with corian and wood): I ho...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:54:04 PDT
ArrDrownHo! - Easily convert AVR to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/ArrDrownHo-Easily-convert-AVR-to-Arduino-compat/
ArrDrownHo! - Easily convert AVR to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/GDHC/HJKBUWAV/FCVGDHCHJKBUWAV.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic Cap'n ArrDrownHo! is the lovechild of Ardweeny and Boarduino and he's here to commandeer your AVR ships. ArrDrownHo! inherits pros of both and cons of neither. Pick up an AVR chip and start prototyping instantly on a breadboard! Want to replace that costly Arduino in your project with a cheap AVR,...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 11:46:55 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
Solar Supercapacitor Charger and LED Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Super-Capacitor-Charger-and-LED-Jar/
Solar Supercapacitor Charger and LED Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/LHY1/HJKBWDKE/FWSLHY1HJKBWDKE.SMALL.jpg algodelanada I made this just before the overnight camping trip to coast, in bit of a rush, because of time limit and was so hot and with solder iron on even worse and sugru was nearly melting in hands, so my tip try not to do it on hot day and dont leave it till last minute;) The way it works is very simple: ...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 13:12:39 PDT
Light Up Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Drum-Kit/
Light Up Drum Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/06LU/HJAHF1JL/FSK06LUHJAHF1JL.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins As a drummer, I love drums. I love how they look; I love how they sound. As a electronics dork, I love building and designing circuits. It was only a mater of time before these two loves would come together. With this kit you will be able to install RGB lighting inside each of your drums that reacts...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:22:41 PDT
How To Assemble a Guy Manuel LED Kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Asseble-a-Guy-Manuel-LED-Kit/
How To Assemble a Guy Manuel LED Kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/OEHM/HJ369BQX/F1OOEHMHJ369BQX.SMALL.jpg Sandisk1duo This is a step by step guide on how to make a fully working Guy Manuel LED kit. These instructions only cover the electronics, the assembly of the actual housings is not shown here. The end result is this: http://youtu.be/eiaxZPle4vs Please read over this guide before starting to follow the instr...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 14:46:25 PDT
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Digital-Oscilloscope-from-a-DIY-Kit/
Building a Digital Oscilloscope from a DIY Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/HSME/HJ39PD51/FF6HSMEHJ39PD51.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have a number of oscilloscopes; the only one I didn’t build or rebuild is my DSO Nano oscilloscope. The vacuum tube oscilloscopes were weeklong projects unlike the DSO 062 oscilloscope that took only two hours to assemble. This is my second DSO 062 LCD Oscilloscope my other one managed to grow leg...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 20:15:32 PDT
The LittleBox | A Raspberry Pi PC http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LittleBox-Prototypes-A-Kickstarter-Project/
The LittleBox | A Raspberry Pi PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/DEB3/HI3TRJZM/FAVDEB3HI3TRJZM.SMALL.jpg SilverJimny Over the last year and a half I have bought four Raspberry Pis. Each Pi has been the centre piece of four different projects. The first Pi navigates the FishPi Proof-Of-Concept Vehicle, the second manages the FishPi POCV Base-Staion, the third has been tightly packed into the worlds first Raspberry...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 03:07:44 PDT
Build the Best Headphones that money can buy for under $100 (also ear protection) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Best-Sounding-Headsets-that-money-can-bu/
Build the Best Headphones that money can buy for under $100 (also ear protection) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/UODI/HI3TRZ90/FBQUODIHI3TRZ90.SMALL.jpg mikedahlgren How do you build one of the best darn headphones possible? It's certainly not signing up musicians and putting big logos on the side. Instead, start with military grade headsets, the type people use on aircraft carriers or screaming through the night sky on black hawk helicopters. Then, upgrade the ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 02:10:07 PDT
Arduino Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pong-1/
Arduino Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/7X09/HI3TYY6O/FVA7X09HI3TYY6O.SMALL.jpg aschmidt20 Create a simple game of 1 dimensional pong using Arduino UNO, LED's, buttons, resistors and wires. Using these simple components you can create a fun little game to impress and challenge your friends. Materials Parts List: 1 Arduino UNO, 1 Perfboard or Breadboard, 14 Wires, 8 LED's, 2 Buttons, 14...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:05:26 PDT
Pocket-Sized Amp 1W http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Amp-1W/
Pocket-Sized Amp 1W - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/4SKF/HHOFNVFT/FYP4SKFHHOFNVFT.SMALL.jpg bird123457 This project is fun and useful! You can use it to increase the volume of your headphones, speakers or you could even use it in coalition with an electric guitar. It will roughly take you around 2 hours to complete. Supplies You will need: Project box JB07-1-1-1 chip (2x) 220u ele...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 05:05:18 PDT