Instructables: exploring - technology - lego http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:46:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi B+ LEGO Case (Smaller footprint) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-B-LEGO-Case-Smaller-footprint/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:25:21 PDT
Lego Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Computer-1/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:49:07 PDT
Lego Pedestal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Pedestal-Clock/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:10:14 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Sugru iPhone Camera Remote With Lego Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-iPhone-Camera-Remote-With-Lego-Hand/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:48:41 PDT
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-NunChuck-Controlled-Mindstorms-NXT-Soccer-Robo/
Wii-NunChuck Controlled Mindstorms NXT Soccer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/OXYO/I04MJ3DN/F89OXYOI04MJ3DN.SMALL.jpg sparramc For the Brixhibition Exhibition at the end of April, I was asked to set-up and run a couple of interactive Robot Soccer fields.The Robots needed to be robust and reliable as members of the public will be interacting with them. Also they need to have a a simple, intuitive, and easy to use hand hel...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:13:53 PDT
LED Lego Light Saber http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lego-Light-Saber/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:26:39 PDT
Lego Time Lapse Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Time-Lapse-Dolly/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:57:31 PDT
LEGO USB Case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-USB-Case/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:58 PDT
How to embed a file to your instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-imbed-a-file-to-your-instructable/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:10:58 PDT
lego rc tank version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-rc-tank-version-20/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:40:15 PDT
lego rc tank http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-rc-tank/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:50:38 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
Raspberry Pi Case Out Of Legos http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Case-Out-Of-Legos/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:45:02 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Modern-Glowing-Lego-Clock/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Lego Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Robot-12/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:52:50 PDT
Making BIG lego Darth Vader http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BIG-lego-Darth-Vader/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:53 PDT
Build A Simple Speaker System With LEGO! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Simple-Speaker-System-With-LEGO/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:17:23 PDT
Arduino/Twitter Mets Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Activated-Home-Run-Indicator/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:36:42 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
How to use an Android device and Lego NXT to build a Two-Wheel Self-Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-device-and-Lego-NXT-to-build/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:12:25 PDT
Twitter monitoring toy built with LEGO & Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-monitoring-toy-built-with-LEGO-Arduino/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 06:55:01 PDT
Adaptable lego phone case http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptable-lego-phone-case/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:22:22 PDT
DIY Lego Raspberry Pi + Usb hub Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lego-Raspberry-Pi-Usb-hub-Case/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:18:25 PDT
How to make a LEGO® phone/tablet charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LEGO-phonetablet-charger/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:48:21 PDT
Lego AA Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-AA-Battery-Holder/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 13:31:46 PDT
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-3-Bin-Dispenser-Design/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:57:52 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
DIY iPhone controller for Raspberry-Pi (OSC) http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Pi-control-Android-iPhone-via-OSC/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:04:26 PDT
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) http://www.instructables.com/id/BugzBot-Lego-improved-BrushBot/
BugzBot (Lego improved BrushBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/NFQU/HWS3NURY/FIXNFQUHWS3NURY.SMALL.jpg paulsteel Last year I did a project with a group of middle school students and purchased a “BrushBot” kit, which consisted of a toothbrush (you only need the head), a cell phone vibrator motor and a coin watch battery. The students seemed to enjoy having a SumoBrushBot challenge with two BrushBots in a cake ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:04 PDT
Making a Third Hand with Lego Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Third-Hand-with-Lego-Parts/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:24:35 PDT
Micro Manager pressure sensor with Oogoo grenade http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Manager-pressure-sensor-with-Oogoo-grenade/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 11:41:03 PDT
Lego Micro-Manager Target Practice http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Micro-Manager-Target-Practice/
Lego Micro-Manager Target Practice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/5E7F/HVEE8EV5/FBE5E7FHVEE8EV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/5E7F/HVEE8EV5/FBE5E7FHVEE8EV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/5E7F/HVEE8EV5/FBE5E7FHVEE8EV5.SMALL.jpg jedii72 Lego loving about to be 9 year old having his birthday party at the house and wanting a party with a bunch of other 8/9 year olds (plus his 6 year old sister). Theme is Lego of course. Tore apart the backyard to create a Lego obstacle course which the kids will run in time trials. Other portions of ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:43:10 PDT
Laser Cut Lego Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Lego-Briefcase/
Laser Cut Lego Briefcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GLDP/HUEEM1TP/FJNGLDPHUEEM1TP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GLDP/HUEEM1TP/FJNGLDPHUEEM1TP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GLDP/HUEEM1TP/FJNGLDPHUEEM1TP.SMALL.gif SLOMakerSpace As Lego fans, one of my 5 year old's biggest problems is transporting them!  Although the Millenium Falcon zipper Lego case is great, it's fairly small and doesn't allow for a build platform.  So, the Lego Briefcase was born. The design is adapted from nikoala3's awesome "Secret Compartment Chess S...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 02:14:29 PDT
BrickPi Bookreader: Digitize Books With Mindstorms and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/BrickPi-Bookreader-Digitize-Books-With-Mindstorms-/
BrickPi Bookreader: Digitize Books With Mindstorms and Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/GL4Q/HUM3HZUX/FS4GL4QHUM3HZUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/GL4Q/HUM3HZUX/FS4GL4QHUM3HZUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/GL4Q/HUM3HZUX/FS4GL4QHUM3HZUX.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries A few months ago, we made a Book reader powered by the BrickPi which had the ability to read pages from your Kindle. There was a huge response to the project. But what everyone really wanted was a bookreader that could read a real paper book.Here we present to you the BrickPi Bookreader 2 which can...
By: dexter_industries

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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:02:21 PDT
Building a Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Robot/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:23:31 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
BrickPi Bookreader http://www.instructables.com/id/BrickPi-Bookreader/
BrickPi Bookreader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/7QAN/HU54NK85/FI27QANHU54NK85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/7QAN/HU54NK85/FI27QANHU54NK85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/7QAN/HU54NK85/FI27QANHU54NK85.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries Wouldn't it be nice of someone read you a book aloud when you were feeling lazy to read it yourself? Have you ever wanted to get that Kindle Book into another format, or just copy the text? Have you ever wanted to get all of your highlights or notes off your Kindle? In this project we make an ...
By: dexter_industries

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:50:24 PDT
Mega Bloks/ Lego Minifigures Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Bloks-Lego-Minifigures-Stands/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/G0H6/HTG5GXMR/FL8G0H6HTG5GXMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/G0H6/HTG5GXMR/FL8G0H6HTG5GXMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/G0H6/HTG5GXMR/FL8G0H6HTG5GXMR.SMALL.jpg RS Industries There are many times where I find myself wanting to display my Mega Bloks Halo minifigs but they keep falling over because they have no stand holding them up. So as a solution I took one of the stands I and got the measurements of the stands. I created a 3D model of the stand that is pretty close to...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:39:32 PDT
LINUS: The line following robot http://www.instructables.com/id/LINUS-The-line-following-robot/
LINUS: The line following robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/MWR8/HSVGJ3LT/FNVMWR8HSVGJ3LT.SMALL.jpg bjkayani This is my attempt at a line following robot. I basically upgraded it as i went so i am just going to give and overview of the build and allow you to use your thinking. I used Lego as the base and then made my own sensor array. The first sensor array had 8 sensors but i realized that only 4 were b...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:32:49 PDT
Browser Controlled Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Browser-Controlled-Bot/
Browser Controlled Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/N1FK/HSVH09ZJ/FBEN1FKHSVH09ZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/N1FK/HSVH09ZJ/FBEN1FKHSVH09ZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/N1FK/HSVH09ZJ/FBEN1FKHSVH09ZJ.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries We would like to introduce the BrowserBot: a project at Dexter Industries to turn the Raspberry Pi into a robot.“The browserBot” is a web-browser controller robot using the BrickPi. With this project, we demonstrate how to control a BrickPi robot directly from the browser of any computer, tablet, o...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:56:46 PDT
Lego Raspberry Pi case http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Raspberry-Pi-case-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/NLXN/HSM524N1/FAXNLXNHSM524N1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/NLXN/HSM524N1/FAXNLXNHSM524N1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/NLXN/HSM524N1/FAXNLXNHSM524N1.SMALL.jpg Wolfgar77 Built a Lego Raspberry Pi case per the instructions here http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Raspberry-Pi-Case/ I had to improvise but i had a big box of my kids' Legos at my disposal and mine now has a cool hood ornament. Took me about an hour to bulid, and most of that time was looking for accept...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:19:21 PDT
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Sugru-Panel-Mount-Connectors-with-RetroPie-ca/
Lego + Sugru Panel Mount Connectors (with RetroPie case as example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/1N28/HSE93LL1/FZ81N28HSE93LL1.SMALL.jpg Ben Finio Update 3/16/2014: thanks to everyone who voted for this project in the Game.Life 4 contest! The motivation for this project came when I combined my Raspberry Pi voice-controlled electrical outlets with a RetroPie. Due to the number of peripherals and cables involved (a powered USB hub, microphone, ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 10:04:54 PST
SimpleBot - A Lego bot with Raspberry Pi at heart http://www.instructables.com/id/SimpleBot-A-Lego-bot-with-Raspberry-Pi-at-heart/
SimpleBot - A Lego bot with Raspberry Pi at heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/QDIV/HS9YDCX3/F6HQDIVHS9YDCX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/QDIV/HS9YDCX3/F6HQDIVHS9YDCX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/QDIV/HS9YDCX3/F6HQDIVHS9YDCX3.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries SimpleBot is the simplest BrickPi model. With a total of 46 parts(most of them are connectors) and two motors. A minimalist design, it uses as few parts as possible. SimpleBot is a great place to start for a first robot with the BrickPi! ​Bill of Materials: Here is a detailed Bill of Materials...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 00:18:05 PST
NX3D http://www.instructables.com/id/NX3D/
NX3D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif Carter Car This is lego 3d printer! This printer is able to print in hot glue. All of the peices are lego except the hot glue gun. The nx3d is able to go on the x and y axis.
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:15:10 PST
Lego USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-USB-3/
Lego USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/W897/HR4SWTKG/FOSW897HR4SWTKG.SMALL.jpg rhulligan12 Materials 1. Hot Glue gun2. Lego man (you can use 2 but for this I'm using one)3. USB of any GB USB Take apart the USB drive until u get down to the base of it! Be careful! Flip Over Flip to this side LEGO Find a lego mini-figure of your choice!!:) Hot Glue Hot glue the man to the ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:26:02 PST
Lego Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Lights/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:46:20 PST
littleBits Sample Rotator http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Sample-Rotator/
littleBits Sample Rotator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/01WO/HQQLL298/F7V01WOHQQLL298.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this Instructable I demonstrate how to build a sample rotator using Erector set parts and littleBits. The sample rotator, or media rotator "is a common piece of standard laboratory equipment that is used for continuous mixing of lab samples, for example for slowly reacting or dissolving component...
By: KRA5H

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
Lego Technic Car with Arduino + XBee Wireless Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Technic-Car-with-Arduino-XBee-Wireless-Contro/
Lego Technic Car with Arduino + XBee Wireless Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/HO8A/HQEA4X2P/FXSHO8AHQEA4X2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/HO8A/HQEA4X2P/FXSHO8AHQEA4X2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/HO8A/HQEA4X2P/FXSHO8AHQEA4X2P.SMALL.jpg nfrith I was perusing Instructables one fine winter Saturday, when my 8 yo son came in and peered over my shoulder and saw this: http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Lego-Car/ by sath02. My son is a huge fan of all things Lego, and loves robots and cars, and this was right up his alley. He immediately put i...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:47:43 PST
Build a mechanical Lego Binary Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-mechanical-Lego-Binary-Calculator/
Build a mechanical Lego Binary Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/VO7T/HQ8OLJUN/FZDVO7THQ8OLJUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/VO7T/HQ8OLJUN/FZDVO7THQ8OLJUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/VO7T/HQ8OLJUN/FZDVO7THQ8OLJUN.SMALL.jpg hifatpeople I decided to take the time to design this as a Christmas gift for my stepmother, who is a math teacher.  That would be why it is Christmas colored.  After a day or three of hours put into designing it (and the case), I find out that Lego doesn't let you order your designs from their digital designer...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 19:09:01 PST