Instructables: exploring - technology - magnet - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:50:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a basic electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-basic-electromagnet./
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:06:50 PST
A Way to Cover Powerful Neodymium Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Way-to-Cover-Powerful-Neodymium-Magnets/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2007 20:08:15 PDT
how to build a maglev train http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-maglev-train/
how to build a maglev train - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/M8AQ/GKS0TKS1/FYVM8AQGKS0TKS1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/M8AQ/GKS0TKS1/FYVM8AQGKS0TKS1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/M8AQ/GKS0TKS1/FYVM8AQGKS0TKS1.SMALL.jpg luneydude Alright this is my first instructable and im only fifteen so please give me a break.  Also this instructable/project im working on wont be finished till the end of summer vacation of 2011.  I decided to post the instructable now while im in the blue prints stage of this project because well 1. I wa...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 19:04:22 PST
World's Simplest Electric Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Electric-Train/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 09:53:18 PDT
Electric Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Guitar-Pickup/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:05:51 PDT
Magnetic phone holder for car. http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-phone-holder-for-car/
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Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:12:49 PST
Magnetic Stirrer w/ Hotplate for <$30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Stirrer-w-Hotplate-for-30/
Magnetic Stirrer w/ Hotplate for <$30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/35IT/FABDYSR0/FXC35ITFABDYSR0.SMALL.jpg icinnamon A magnetic stirrer with a hotplate allows you to mix and heat solutions with ease. These are commonly used in chemistry classrooms and cost upwards of $160! But I'll show you how to build one for less than $30. The Parts These are the required parts:Thermoelectric Cooler ($14.75)Power Supply (...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 02:40:35 PST
Magnetic Stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Stirrer/
Magnetic Stirrer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SMALL.jpg g0pher This instructable shows us how to make a magnetic stirrer, that can be used in your home lab, from the following items: An old 3" PC fan A dead hardrive A 12v ac adaptor A paperclip Tools: Hotglue gun Screwdriver Superglue Misc Items depending on your taste for getting things done :) Read on, an...
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Sun, 10 Sep 2006 19:40:41 PDT
DIY Super Electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Electromagnet/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:47:30 PDT
Anti gravity Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-gravity-Machine/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:58:21 PDT
Shake Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Flashlight-1/
Shake Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics How can you generate electricity without batteries? With magnets of course! In this Instructable, we will show how a magnet and some electrical components can make a simple shake flashlight that never needs batteries! This type of flashlight is great for hiking, camping, or emergency situations. Tak...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:23:36 PDT
Rare Earth Magnets From Old Hard Drives http://www.instructables.com/id/Rare-Earth-Magnets-From-Old-Hard-Drives/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:21:08 PDT
Magnetic Wireless Charging Hack To Any Smartphone For Free !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Wireless-Charging-Hack-to-Any-Smartphone-/
Magnetic Wireless Charging Hack To Any Smartphone For Free !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FVV1/IPH4SDOE/FHTFVV1IPH4SDOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FVV1/IPH4SDOE/FHTFVV1IPH4SDOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FVV1/IPH4SDOE/FHTFVV1IPH4SDOE.SMALL.jpg Kedar Nimbalkar Let's Make any smartphone or old cheap phone wireless charging compatible with this hack with just 4 magnets ! Absolutely free of cost to make with homemade things you have right now ! Smartphones are getting smarter in every aspect but the charging it with a cable still feels like the world is ston...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:12:48 PDT
Magnetic connectors for batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Connectors-for-Batteries/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:40:55 PDT
How to separate the Magnets from an old harddisk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-separate-the-Magnets-from-an-old-harddisk/
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Thu, 21 Sep 2006 09:04:58 PDT
Magnetic Door Sensor and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Door-Sensor-and-Arduino/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 11:39:05 PDT
DC Brush Motor for Learning Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Brush-Motor-for-Learning-Fun/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 13:41:04 PDT
How to Control an Electromagnet with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-an-Electromagnet-with-an-Arduino/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 04:33:00 PST
Solo Cup Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Cup-Speakers/
Solo Cup Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9SH8/IGXZ6ONV/FJM9SH8IGXZ6ONV.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Did you know you can make speakers out of almost anything? In this Instructable, we'll take the ever popular solo cup and show you how you can turn them into audio speakers! Materials needed: 2 Solo or Plastic Cups, 30 gauge magnet wire, 2 neodymium magnets (P/N DCC), auxiliary cord. Tools needed: S...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:53:09 PST
Determine how magnetic field varies with distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaluate-magnetic-field-variation-with-distance/
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:02:17 PST
How to make a cheap, simple, and effective alarm system http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cheap-simple-and-effective-alarm-s/
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Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:42:44 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
How to make Solenoid Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Solenoid-Coil/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:16:52 PST
Magnet Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Car/
Magnet Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Here is a quick, easy way to create a self-propelled car using simple household items! All it takes is some magnets, a AA battery, and some aluminum foil! Find the Supplies As previously mentioned, you only need three things to complete the project-- a few magnets, a AA battery, and aluminum foi...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 10:59:01 PST
Cheap and Easy Tachometer (RPM Sensor) for Brushed DC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Tachometer-RPM-Sensor-for-Brushed/
Cheap and Easy Tachometer (RPM Sensor) for Brushed DC Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XCRV/HHYLVUU2/FGTXCRVHHYLVUU2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XCRV/HHYLVUU2/FGTXCRVHHYLVUU2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/XCRV/HHYLVUU2/FGTXCRVHHYLVUU2.SMALL.jpg CalcProgrammer1 I just came up with a very simple, easy to implement, and very cheap way to monitor the RPM of brushed DC motors.  It would also work on brushless motors but there are better ways for them (counting phase changes) so I'd only recommend this for motors that otherwise have no means of determining spee...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:16:50 PDT
Permanent Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Magnets/
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Thu, 7 Sep 2006 15:15:06 PDT
Magnetic Pendulum http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Pendulum/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 11:47:44 PDT
how to get tons of free enameled copper wire http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-tons-of-free-enameled-copper-wire/
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:58:59 PST
Simple MagLev Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MagLev-Train/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:23:06 PDT
How to make Google Cardboard | Turn your boring Smartphone into cool VR headset http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Google-Cardboard/
How to make Google Cardboard | Turn your boring Smartphone into cool VR headset - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/XEKZ/I1XEOCB1/FDXXEKZI1XEOCB1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/XEKZ/I1XEOCB1/FDXXEKZI1XEOCB1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/XEKZ/I1XEOCB1/FDXXEKZI1XEOCB1.SMALL.jpg Electrify In this tutorial, you will learn how to make Google Cardboard out of just a piece of cardboard. With this you can play virtual reality or 3d games, take a virtual tour, and much more. For this to work, you will just need an Android phone, cardboards and a pair of lenses. Note that if you have any do...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:03:26 PDT
How To Make Electricity! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Electricity/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 16:32:43 PDT
MAGNETIC LEVITATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/MAGNETIC-LEVITATOR/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 11:55:24 PST
Making an ElectroMagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-ElectroMagnet/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:55:14 PST
Arduino Fridge Magnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fridge-Magnet/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:47:43 PST
DIY Electromagnet from Rubbish make it yourself in a few steps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electromagnet-from-Rubbish-make-it-yourself-in/
DIY Electromagnet from Rubbish make it yourself in a few steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/RPL8/I1NUEK30/FPORPL8I1NUEK30.SMALL.jpg bastelking Here I show you how to make an electromagnet from rubbish.Besides a power source you only need 2 things. What you need:Power Source ( USB TTL Module 5V OUT)Ferrous Thing ( Screwdriver)Copper Coil from Electro Rubbish- also used but not necessary:BreadboardJumper WireVoltmeter Unwind Copper Coi...
By: bastelking

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:05:01 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
The Healing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SMALL.jpg dt4art The lamp is designed to be environmentally friendly with visible and touchable functions. The branch is the symbol of nature. The natural shapes give us comfortable feelings and emotions.It is an aesthetically artistic item even the branch lights off. I design for a person who needs to decorate easi...
By: dt4art

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
Mini Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Electric-Motor/
Mini Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SMALL.jpg EZHacks This is a really simple and great way to explore electric motors. Kids of all ages will love this and its a great way to see how electricity can be converted into physical motion. Materials Most of these materials you will have at home. Plastic or foam cup 2 paper clips large is best but small wi...
By: EZHacks

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beamboarder-Lets-You-Skate-at-Night/
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F98/C8J5/I0A55LG7/F98C8J5I0A55LG7.SMALL.jpg LyonCy Runtime:Up to two hours Power:~4W @ 600 LumenPrice:25€ with chargerCreate a magnetic 4 watt high power LED head lamp for applications like longboards out of an old hard disk drive for less than 25 $. The case of the HDD can be recycled to a nice room light.Skating at night can be really dangerous. O...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
ferromagnetic fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/ferromagnetic-fluid/
ferromagnetic fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/E230/HY736FCH/F0RE230HY736FCH.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Magnetic silly putty was pretty awesome, but it's time to take it to the next level with ferromagnetic fluid! Making your own ferromagnetic fluid (ferrofluid) is super easy, and it uses the same easy to get black iron oxide powder as the magnetic putty. The best thing about ferromagnetic fluid ...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:40:46 PDT
GoPro Magnetic Mini Ball Head Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Magnetic-Mini-Ball-Head-Mount/
GoPro Magnetic Mini Ball Head Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SMALL.jpg peterthomsen One of my favorite DIY GoPro mounts. This versatile mount is super simple to make and comes in handy all of the time. Assembly takes a few minutes. Materials cost about $15.Materials: 65# Hold Magnet ($8 hardware store) Mini Ball head ($4 ebay) GoPro Tripod Mount ($3 ebay) 1/2" 1/4-20 machine s...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Robo-Mobile-A-Homemade-Bluetooth-Robot/
Robo-Mobile - A Homemade Bluetooth Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NTPA/HUU1GL68/FIWNTPAHUU1GL68.SMALL.jpg Razer0901 Background This robot is one I built to learn. Before this project I did get my feet wet with a few small scale Arduino projects like an ultrasonic robot, (that would move backwards until it was a certain distance away from the wall,) and I did get to play with a few of the shields designed for t...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 15:47:42 PDT
Simple dc motor with forward/reverse and self starting http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-dc-motor-with-forwardreverse-and-self-start/
Simple dc motor with forward/reverse and self starting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/BW2B/HSUELO2J/FF8BW2BHSUELO2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/BW2B/HSUELO2J/FF8BW2BHSUELO2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/BW2B/HSUELO2J/FF8BW2BHSUELO2J.SMALL.jpg nlinventor Grandson Nicholas and I developed this simple motor for his school project. We checked the web for ideas and then evolved this motor that has a number of unique features that make the motor easy to start and run.  The motor also features a forward-reverse and speed control.   The motor armature rot...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:05:38 PDT
Leather & Sugru iPad Air Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Sugru-iPad-Air-Stand/
Leather & Sugru iPad Air Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/CONF/HRTWJWM1/FDHCONFHRTWJWM1.SMALL.jpg lightningad Initially i wanted to try design a portable stand for my iPad, that would take up no more room than the ipad itself, and that would hold the device at the right angle for using on my desktop at work. I don't want an all enclosing case, just a stand, but one that was a little more curvacious than the...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 04:37:25 PST
Find Strong Magnets Inside Old Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Strong-Magnets-Inside-Old-Electronics/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:25:20 PST
Magnetic Gem & Mineral Float Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Gem-Mineral-Float-Tester/
Magnetic Gem & Mineral Float Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5PHU/HPAE5IKN/FCI5PHUHPAE5IKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5PHU/HPAE5IKN/FCI5PHUHPAE5IKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5PHU/HPAE5IKN/FCI5PHUHPAE5IKN.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott The reason why I created the magnetic gem and mineral float tester: I purchased a box full of used Silversmithing tools and in the bottom was a collection of gems and minerals. I needed a helpful diagnostic tool to identifying and sort my new found collection. I read on several ways of testing usi...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:42:27 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
portable device car mount http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-device-car-mount/
portable device car mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/XRFJ/HO7XP4SI/FFEXRFJHO7XP4SI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/XRFJ/HO7XP4SI/FFEXRFJHO7XP4SI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/XRFJ/HO7XP4SI/FFEXRFJHO7XP4SI.SMALL.jpg slevino I wanted a way to securely hold a portable device at any angle while in the car. My requirements were as follows: ** work with any device (within certain size ranges) ** Cheap ** Sturdy/secure ** flexible -- hold almost any device at any angle/position ** quick and easy to mount and remove ...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:07:14 PST
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-laser-cut-pendant-with-magnetic-battery-ho/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:04:50 PDT
Hard Drive Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Speaker-System/
Hard Drive Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/1GOL/PSYES9J7V7W/FVG1GOLPSYES9J7V7W.SMALL.jpg sybyabraham In this instructable we turn a hard drive into a speaker.  Items Needed Items needed for this project : 1. Hard Disk Drive 2. Soldering Iron 3. Wire Cutter 4. T9 Torx Screw Driver Disassemble the hard disc drive. Disassemble the HDD.Use the T9 torx screw driver to remove the screws.Some o...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 18:15:29 PDT
Magic Wand that can turn Electrical Appliances On and Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-that-can-turn-Electrical-Appliances-On-/
Magic Wand that can turn Electrical Appliances On and Off - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/GHRV/HET1AQHE/F3PGHRVHET1AQHE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/GHRV/HET1AQHE/F3PGHRVHET1AQHE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/GHRV/HET1AQHE/F3PGHRVHET1AQHE.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Do you know a kid that likes to pretend that they are a wizard or a fairy princess? How would you like to give them a toy wand that can turn on/off electronic devices like magic? You may even be able to teach them a thing or two about electronics in the process. In this instructable I am going to s...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 14:33:38 PDT