Instructables: exploring - technology - lego http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:38:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 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://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/13NZ/HRPNAH1P/F1W13NZHRPNAH1P.SMALL.jpg 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. Download I have made the instructions for the NX3D.  I made it so there is no gear tracks needed which makes it a little less accurat...
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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/
Lego Lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/C1BW/HR3EF2YI/FT7C1BWHR3EF2YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/C1BW/HR3EF2YI/FT7C1BWHR3EF2YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/C1BW/HR3EF2YI/FT7C1BWHR3EF2YI.SMALL.jpg BOBS YOUR UNCLE turn your ordinary translucent lego pieces, into a magical display, that will amaze not only little children who love lego, but adults who have a liking for art.. With the help of some very simple wiring skills and some LEDS (: Finding The Right Blocks Okay so we have loads of these lego pieces j...
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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...
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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
How to fix LEGO M motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-LEGO-M-motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/PWR4/HQ2XST1P/FZEPWR4HQ2XST1P.SMALL.jpg vadiaz I explained how to open fix and assemble back a LEGO M motor
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 16:32:17 PST
Tinyduino LEGO GPS battery powered Logger DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinyduino-LEGO-GPS-battery-powered-Logger-DIY/
Tinyduino LEGO GPS battery powered Logger DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9M07/HPQO9KHF/FB09M07HPQO9KHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9M07/HPQO9KHF/FB09M07HPQO9KHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9M07/HPQO9KHF/FB09M07HPQO9KHF.SMALL.jpg crackopl Hi All :) It's us again. And when I mean "us" - it means me and PS. We have decided to share with you some of our recent project that we're working on. This is part of the project we're working on but it's "a working part" therefore if your idea is to have pocket size GPS logger that can be powered...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 07:46:20 PST
Change LEGO Power Functions motor wiring - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-LEGO-Power-Functions-motor-wiring-Arduino/
Change LEGO Power Functions motor wiring - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CC1C/HPEG6L68/FX8CC1CHPEG6L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CC1C/HPEG6L68/FX8CC1CHPEG6L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CC1C/HPEG6L68/FX8CC1CHPEG6L68.SMALL.jpg script_coded In this Instructable i will show you how to open up a LEGO Power Functions Motor and change the wiring to fit a Arduino or any other micro controller.Parts:1x LEGO Power Functions Motor1x Soldering ironA small screwdriver2x Small wires Remove the small screw under the motor Use a small screwdr...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 07:46:19 PST
Lego Mindstorms NXT Volume Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Mindstorms-NXT-Volume-Calculator/
Lego Mindstorms NXT Volume Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/H9JA/HP0CRLZA/FNGH9JAHP0CRLZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/H9JA/HP0CRLZA/FNGH9JAHP0CRLZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/H9JA/HP0CRLZA/FNGH9JAHP0CRLZA.SMALL.jpg Chikpeas Brother This easy device will calculate the volume of any simple object. It's very easy to build, and lots of fun to use. If you like this, please vote. I could really use the prizes for my workshop. :) Building Add 4 black and 2 blue connectors to an L-bracket. (Pictured at bottom) Then insert one black...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:02:31 PST
lego mindstorm NXT Snow college challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-mindstorm-NXT-Snow-college-challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/N4YV/HOSLKR8R/FNMN4YVHOSLKR8R.SMALL.jpg itsmylife10173 This robot was for my eng 1000 class at snow college the object of the chanenge was to drive up the stairs into a square push the orange cans (hunters) out of the square pick up the white can (rabbit) and bring it back over the stairs. robot made and programmed by Zach Harris and M...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:56:54 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
Motion tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Motion tracking done with a webcam and some Lego This is just a very crude design (especially the hardware), but you can apply the things you learn here to a more polish and solid setup too. You can also add a gun/rocket launcher/cannon as many of you would think about it For this project the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
Proof-of-concept Robot arm and controls (Lego nxt) http://www.instructables.com/id/Proof-of-concept-Robot-arm-and-controls-Lego-nxt/
Proof-of-concept Robot arm and controls (Lego nxt) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/6EX0/HOHYEQ7U/F6V6EX0HOHYEQ7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/6EX0/HOHYEQ7U/F6V6EX0HOHYEQ7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/6EX0/HOHYEQ7U/F6V6EX0HOHYEQ7U.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is a little proof-of-concept project I did. The idea is to have a robot  that is able to mimic the user's movements.  For now the robot and control only consist of the arm. The arm and controls are built using Lego powered by NXT and programming done in NXT-G. I certainly do hope to build a...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 06:41:19 PST
Death Star Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Death-Star-Flash-Drive/
Death Star Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6EZG/HOHYLJRP/FNM6EZGHOHYLJRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6EZG/HOHYLJRP/FNM6EZGHOHYLJRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/6EZG/HOHYLJRP/FNM6EZGHOHYLJRP.SMALL.jpg aky125 Turn your Lego Death Star into a flash drive. Materials & Tools Materials; 1. Lego 9676 TIE Interceptor™ & Death Star™ (This product is listed as "retired" in the Lego website, but I think you can find it in the stores or online) 2. USB flash drive (make sure that the flash drive fits in the De...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 08:25:24 PST
USB microscope with Lego frame http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-microscope-with-Lego-frame-1/
USB microscope with Lego frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/9DQO/HOHYEU0W/FW09DQOHOHYEU0W.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Here is a USB microscope i made quite a few years back. Its very very simple to build and in its simplest form all you need is a USB webcam. Basically you just remove the lens and turn it around then TADA! you're done. This is not my idea and i read it somewhere online but  i really can't remember w...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 07:04:48 PST
Lego Spybotics with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Spybotics-with-Arduino/
Lego Spybotics with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PCM3/HO7XCZC3/F37PCM3HO7XCZC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PCM3/HO7XCZC3/F37PCM3HO7XCZC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PCM3/HO7XCZC3/F37PCM3HO7XCZC3.SMALL.jpg MrShambles A friend gave me his old Lego Spybotics robot, however, the programming environment that goes along with it is a bit too orientated to the younger user. So why not control it using an Arduino? Open up! In order to get this robot moving, we need to borrow its motors. There are two DC motors i...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:35:40 PST
Lego Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Phone-Dock-1/
Lego Phone Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/9XJY/HN8287DG/FZP9XJYHN8287DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/9XJY/HN8287DG/FZP9XJYHN8287DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/9XJY/HN8287DG/FZP9XJYHN8287DG.SMALL.jpg ActionPropsFX quick easy phone dock this tutorial will be in pictures only so i hope you enjoy dont worry each step will have a picture null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:34:19 PDT
3D PRINT USB SHELL http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINT-USB-SHELL/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/RAC7/HN82AH9O/FNGRAC7HN82AH9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/RAC7/HN82AH9O/FNGRAC7HN82AH9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/RAC7/HN82AH9O/FNGRAC7HN82AH9O.SMALL.jpg Pantagana In this exercise I had to use 3d printing technology. I toke my old broken USB as an inspiration and decided to make a new shell for it. I wanted the shell to be like an LEGO-brick. You can download the real LEGO-brick from the internet as an .stl file, but I wanted to make it myself to practice my...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:02:00 PDT
3D printable lego pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-lego-pumpkin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/B4NL/HN82A61I/F0LB4NLHN82A61I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/B4NL/HN82A61I/F0LB4NLHN82A61I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/B4NL/HN82A61I/F0LB4NLHN82A61I.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa lego compatible download IT HERE http://www.123dapp.com/smb-123D_Design/p/1802642   ITS ALL IN THE VIDEO OR GO TO http://www.thingiverse.com/download:329344 LEGO pumpkin from AMMONITE A on Vimeo.
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:55:14 PDT
how to get lego bricks in tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-lego-bricks-in-tinkercad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/01Z2/HN46GXQE/FUF01Z2HN46GXQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/01Z2/HN46GXQE/FUF01Z2HN46GXQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/01Z2/HN46GXQE/FUF01Z2HN46GXQE.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa lego compatible bricks in tinkercad  1go to thingiverse.com search lego compatible look for something you like once you found a lego brick download it 2go to autodesk 3d print utility and  open your lego brick autodesk 3d print utility will repair your 3d files now save it as stl 3go to tinkercad.co...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:44:29 PDT
how to make custom lego compatible bricks in autodesk 123D design http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-custom-lego-compatible-bricks-in-autod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/EMBN/HMVJAR9C/FN3EMBNHMVJAR9C.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa how to make custom lego compatible bricks in autodesk 123D design you need leocad http://www.leocad.org/trac  autodesk 3d print utility http://apps.123dapp.com/3dprint/install.html autodesk 123d design http://www.123dapp.com/design  and netfabb http://www.netfabb.com/downloadcenter.php?basic=1  ...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:52:32 PDT
how to make and buy your own giant legos http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-and-buy-your-own-giant-legos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z4UJ/HMF6R1E1/FHQZ4UJHMF6R1E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z4UJ/HMF6R1E1/FHQZ4UJHMF6R1E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z4UJ/HMF6R1E1/FHQZ4UJHMF6R1E1.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa   how to make and buy your own giant legos with lego digital designer here's the first one  http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-lego-digital-designer-legos-in-to-autod/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 12:21:32 PDT
how to get lego digital designer legos in to autodesk 123d design http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-lego-digital-designer-legos-in-to-autod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/TWJS/HM8D716B/FY3TWJSHM8D716B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/TWJS/HM8D716B/FY3TWJSHM8D716B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/TWJS/HM8D716B/FY3TWJSHM8D716B.SMALL.jpg AMMONITEa How to get lego digital designer legos in to autodesk 123d design from AMMONITE A on Vimeo.How to get lego digital designer legos in to autodesk 123d design from AMMONITE A on Vimeo. how to get lego digital designer legos in to autodesk 123d design step 1 open lego digital designer a...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 12:33:31 PDT
LeGoPro = Lego® + GoPro® http://www.instructables.com/id/LeGoPro-Lego-GoPro/
LeGoPro = Lego® + GoPro® - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/T569/HMC53QHY/FMLT569HMC53QHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/T569/HMC53QHY/FMLT569HMC53QHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/T569/HMC53QHY/FMLT569HMC53QHY.SMALL.jpg MiniStyx Ever since I was a young lad, yes just a couple years ago, I loved playing with Legos. I could create homes that would take hours to complete and then days later have a city. Fast forward to 2013, being 16 years of age and into the GoPro revolution, I began to like all the mountain bike and ski foot...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:45:11 PDT
Laptop Lego webcam/gadget Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Lego-webcamgadget-Mount/
Laptop Lego webcam/gadget Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/27JN/HKVL835M/FME27JNHKVL835M.SMALL.jpg kreator Here's a way to mount a webcam or in my case a speaker to a laptop.the design can be easily altered for the best fit. Supplies gather these Lego pieces in ur favortite colors Extra Parts keep some extra Lego pieces handy in case this design doesn't fit your devices exactly. Okay Lets Get Bu...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 23:37:04 PDT
R/C Spy Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Spy-Bot/
R/C Spy Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/J0Y9/HKZAVARE/FKXJ0Y9HKZAVARE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/J0Y9/HKZAVARE/FKXJ0Y9HKZAVARE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/J0Y9/HKZAVARE/FKXJ0Y9HKZAVARE.SMALL.jpg Anomalouselectricity This is my ninth instructable. It is a spy bot that I built using Mindstorms and an IPhone. The vehicle can be controlled from a computer via Bluetooth and a live video of what the IPhone mounted on the vehicle can see is streamed to the computer using Wi-Fi. This allows you to spy on people in othe...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:04:56 PDT
Really Simple Phonestand http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Simple-Phonestand/
Really Simple Phonestand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/A612/HKPWLP1C/FOYA612HKPWLP1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/A612/HKPWLP1C/FOYA612HKPWLP1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/A612/HKPWLP1C/FOYA612HKPWLP1C.SMALL.jpg matthewper0 This is just a really simple but functional phone stand, it can hild my galaxy note 2 so probably the most phones will work and maybe even a tablet? Everything You Need null The Building I will only use pictures because it's really simple! Finished! Hope you enjoyed my instructable!
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:19:30 PDT
my home made lego usb http://www.instructables.com/id/my-home-made-lego-usb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/DDVH/GIH8N9TP/F42DDVHGIH8N9TP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/DDVH/GIH8N9TP/F42DDVHGIH8N9TP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/DDVH/GIH8N9TP/F42DDVHGIH8N9TP.SMALL.jpg rint this is my lego usb  how you make it? let s read this: i got a creditcard usb a very smal and long usb stick (the size of a creditcard)  i took a knife and carved all the things inside the brick out. at the size of the usb stick. and than some 1 second glue inside the brick and wait till it s har...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 11:24:27 PDT
LEGO Mindstorms Mouse Mover http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Mindstorms-Mouse-Mover/
LEGO Mindstorms Mouse Mover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/UUC4/HJKC1DJK/F8TUUC4HJKC1DJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/UUC4/HJKC1DJK/F8TUUC4HJKC1DJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/UUC4/HJKC1DJK/F8TUUC4HJKC1DJK.SMALL.jpg Tavlor As the title implies, this is a guide on how to design, build and program a Mindstorm robot that shakes your computer's mouse. Why, you most likely will be wondering, would I ever want to use such an expensive thing for such a simple task? Well, because you can. The purpose of this robot is to keep ...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 15:40:38 PDT
Lego Quadruped Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Quadruped-Robot/
Lego Quadruped Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/B39W/HH2VNG8N/FSXB39WHH2VNG8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/B39W/HH2VNG8N/FSXB39WHH2VNG8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/B39W/HH2VNG8N/FSXB39WHH2VNG8N.SMALL.jpg ScitechWA View the robot trailer video here or view the robots full video from my website in the robot section, source code also available in this section. http://www.itsalmostgenius.com Having completed a simple Arduino based car within weeks it was time for another Arduino project. After having discussed ...
By: ScitechWA

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:35:37 PDT
Human robot with lego NXT http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-robot-with-lego-NXT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/MVIJ/HJGE2891/FM7MVIJHJGE2891.SMALL.jpg eventura Human robot with Lego NXT, From  Dominican Republic  by  Eduardo Ventura
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:04:51 PDT
Arduino board made Lego-compatible with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-board-made-Lego-compatible-with-Sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/7BGX/HJGE6LDC/FRG7BGXHJGE6LDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/7BGX/HJGE6LDC/FRG7BGXHJGE6LDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/7BGX/HJGE6LDC/FRG7BGXHJGE6LDC.SMALL.jpg P2P Lab Arduino board specially customized using sugru, so as to be Lego compatible. Sugru is placed at the bottom of the plastic base and a Lego baseplate attached on it.
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:54:14 PDT
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Custom-Arduino-Remote-Control-and-L/
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SMALL.jpg Crtlego UPDATE (8/29/13): Thank you readers for your enthusiasm and kind remarks regarding this project! It has been a tremendous journey since I started this project back in March, but I am very glad with the resulting product and the excitement with which it has been received by the maker community. Happy...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:19:31 PDT
Arduino controlled Marble Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-Marble-Maze/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XFKP/HIPISKHK/FUEXFKPHIPISKHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XFKP/HIPISKHK/FUEXFKPHIPISKHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XFKP/HIPISKHK/FUEXFKPHIPISKHK.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a simple Arduino project to control a marble maze.  The Marble Maze (you can control it online) comes from a project at TeleToyland, and the build instructions are at the this Instructable.  For a recent show, I needed to allow kids to play with the maze under local control.  Since the maze ...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 21:14:21 PDT
LEGObot 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-bot-3d-printer/
LEGObot 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/TUMY/HIUXAZSQ/FBCTUMYHIUXAZSQ.SMALL.jpg matstermind    Ever since I saw the first makerbot, I have been obsessed with 3D printing, I am an engineering student and I don't have an extra $800-$2500, and have been doing my best to create one out of what I have on hand. I tried using arduino with easy drivers, and parallel port, but neither one gave resu...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:58:58 PDT
"12 Thumbs" R/C LEGO Dragster http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Thumbs-RC-LEGO-Dragster/
"12 Thumbs" R/C LEGO Dragster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/J5NP/HIQ4NE8T/F39J5NPHIQ4NE8T.SMALL.jpg sath02 Impressed by these two LEGO® Dragster sets, a 250 pieces LEGO® TECHNIC Dragster 8847 (released in 1983) and a 391 pieces Top Fuel Racing 5533 (released in 1999). These two Dragsters inspired me to build my own LEGO® dragster, the "12 Thumbs". The name "12 Thumbs" came after I finished the design. W...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 13:25:32 PDT
Microfluidic Bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/FluidBricks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/8W8Y/HI3TYHL5/FDD8W8YHI3TYHL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/8W8Y/HI3TYHL5/FDD8W8YHI3TYHL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/8W8Y/HI3TYHL5/FDD8W8YHI3TYHL5.SMALL.jpg novelchip First fabricated Microfluidic bricks. Microfluidic chips for use in biotechnology may profit from modularity. So let's use LEGOs as base for a modular system. materials and equipment needed:: LEGOs Polystyrene plate (e.g. 4 mm thick) polyurethane resin "Sintafoam" from prochima  : http://www.proch...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:51:53 PDT
Lego Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Monitor-Stand/
Lego Monitor Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NPVC/HHS9D2EK/FI6NPVCHHS9D2EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NPVC/HHS9D2EK/FI6NPVCHHS9D2EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/NPVC/HHS9D2EK/FI6NPVCHHS9D2EK.SMALL.jpg kathleenhenri I wanted to set up dual monitors at my work station and decided to connect a 22 inch LG Monitor to my iMac. The only problem is that the LG does not have an adjustable stand, and I wanted to raise it enough to align the top and bottom of the screens of both devices. I searched around for suitable (...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:49:31 PDT
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-iPhone-and-smartphone-stand-docking-availa/
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SMALL.jpg Punyoka Hi, I wanted to bulid a lego iPhone stand which is able to hold the phone in vertical position. Here it goes. I made it in Lego digital designer, because i didn't want to get mine into pieces. This is my first instructable, hope you'll like it. I checked that all parts cost a total of 1,3$ if you ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:35:55 PDT
R/C LEGO® Car Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Car-Redux/
R/C LEGO® Car Redux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/OUJN/HFD1E2P2/F6GOUJNHFD1E2P2.SMALL.jpg sath02 After I built R/C Lego Car, that used hacked motors and motor housings from the toy Car and toy R/C cars. I realized most of the parts from that toy R/C car that I took the motor out of became wasted. This way was not very practical or not so "green" at all. So I decided to design a 3D printed moto...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 15:08:28 PDT
Android phone stand with Lego http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-phone-stand-with-Lego/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/LIX1/HH2VMBMR/FLDLIX1HH2VMBMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/LIX1/HH2VMBMR/FLDLIX1HH2VMBMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/LIX1/HH2VMBMR/FLDLIX1HH2VMBMR.SMALL.jpg crosendahl I love my Nexus phone, but the accessories market for Android phones is pretty weak. I use my phone as an alarm clock at night while I recharge it, jammed between books and the lamp on my nightstand so it's readable. It was time to correct this problem, and Lego is always a great solution. This is...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 21:36:39 PDT
Arduino-based Robotic Manipulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Robotic-Manipulator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/468H/HHS9CY77/FZC468HHHS9CY77.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 This is my first prototype of a robotic manipulator. Until now, I've really been focusing on the physic aspect of the arm so I haven't been working a lot on the program aspect. The current goal of this project is to create a solid platform to reproduce every-day actions and develop my programming ap...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 15:58:16 PDT
King Tiger Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Tiger-Tank/
King Tiger Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/I26T/HH2VY8MW/FGKI26THH2VY8MW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/I26T/HH2VY8MW/FGKI26THH2VY8MW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/I26T/HH2VY8MW/FGKI26THH2VY8MW.SMALL.jpg bp360 I've always had a fascination with tanks, so when the time came for me to do a project for my engineering class, I decided to 3D print one. Click on the additional steps to see more. Design The program I used to create the tank with was Rhinoceros 3D, and the process took about two months. The t...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 13:11:17 PDT
3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanner/
3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4PO5/HFSHTGQD/F5Y4PO5HFSHTGQD.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs I was doing some research on making 3d models out of many many pictures and i came across a good many software and 2 of my favorite are  - 123d catch by autodesk  ( http://www.123dapp.com/catch )  - 3dsom ( http://www.3dsom.com ) 123d catch is more powerful and user friendly in my opinion, you just...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT