Instructables: exploring - technology - make - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:58:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Quadcopter-with-Arduino/
3D Printed Quadcopter with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/T3TO/I1941GSS/FGMT3TOI1941GSS.SMALL.jpg Nolan5454 Lately the news has been buzzing with stories of drone technology. Be it for delivery, recreation, or military purposes, unmanned flight is the future of aviation. Beginning in December 2013, I began working on a drone with several of my friends. We have created a drone that is 100% our own design. ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 05:50:08 PDT
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Emblem-Light/
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/0H3A/I0Q1R5VL/F2C0H3AI0Q1R5VL.SMALL.jpg mist8k How to make this cool L.E.D lit emblem using a sheet of acrylic. You can also watch the video for more guidance. What you needThick A5 sheet of clear acrylic plastic.Base - I used the lid from a Lego boxStrip of colour changing L.E.DsHot glueStencil of emblem or custom stencil Rotary tool with atta...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:07:28 PDT
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes http://www.instructables.com/id/Printer-Rock-Tumbler-with-adjustable-speed-leds-an/
Printer Rock Tumbler - with adjustable speed, leds, and different jar sizes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PCD6/I0HYVMUG/FRCPCD6I0HYVMUG.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Howdy, Years back I stumbled on a printer coin tumbler hack that liquidhandwash had created. It caught my attention because I happened to have the exact printer sitting in my room waiting to be used for something. Liquidhandwash had created a useful but simple solution for a need of a coin tumbler...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:14:12 PDT
How to make an Arduino from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-from-scratch/
How to make an Arduino from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/MW4P/I09LTS51/FR8MW4PI09LTS51.SMALL.jpg praneet9 Frugal Engineering is the best way forward for science.If you're interested in making some arduino's from scratch , you've come to the right place.You can see a video tutorial of this instructable : hereIt will supplement any loopholes or doubts you may have.Lets start with an introduction on what ...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:53:03 PDT
How to make a RC Air Boat for videoing and fun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-RC-Air-Boat-for-videoing-and-fun/
How to make a RC Air Boat for videoing and fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/86WN/HY9Y1YNU/FB886WNHY9Y1YNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/86WN/HY9Y1YNU/FB886WNHY9Y1YNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/86WN/HY9Y1YNU/FB886WNHY9Y1YNU.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Hi. When I don't have much going on and I have a little time to spend, I like coming up with something fun. Thus the JUNGLE AIR BOAT! This was my first try with a remote control air boat. I wanted something simple to make, something that wouldn't cost me anything, and something that was stable and s...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:06:52 PDT
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PIR-Motion-Sensor/
Arduino PIR Motion Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/L46C/HXXYBCC9/FR9L46CHXXYBCC9.SMALL.jpg MakerSpark Industries This Instructable is about how to create an Arduino PIR motion sensor for your room or office, using parts available from your local Radio Shack! Whether you're looking for a cool and easy-to-build security sensor, or an awesome first project to dive into the world of Arduino, Microcontrollers, and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:20 PDT
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aergia-The-Android-controlled-TV-Remote/
Aergia: Android controlled TV Remote(with Speech Recognition) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/NPTF/HYPNXVDP/F8INPTFHYPNXVDP.SMALL.jpg Jayvis Vineet Gonsalves Have you ever faced this situation while sitting on your favorite spot on the couch or recliner, comfortably watching your favorite TV program? You're snugly tucked under the blanket, the air conditioning is pleasantly cool, the sun outside is shining it's delicate warm golden rays on the closed win...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:54:56 PDT
Chewing Gum USB !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chewing-Gum-USB-/
Chewing Gum USB !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/2ONP/FL611JF4/F1L2ONPFL611JF4.SMALL.jpg =SMART= Welcome to another of my awesome USB case mods !This case mod allows you to sneakily conceal your USB in a chewing gum packet, apart from being super-mega-awesome-cool this mod will stop all those annoying classmates who always borrow your usb, (you know, the ones that don't delete their files after...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:46:07 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/IZCA/HW8T05VG/F00IZCAHW8T05VG.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-the-sparks-from-a-tesla-coil-roast-marshmallow/
Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/PFZH/HVTWHR8Q/FJJPFZHHVTWHR8Q.SMALL.jpg abugslife99 Can the sparks from a tesla coil roast marshmallows?(Cautionary note - we had an expert in the group to help with safety issues). Diagram First a diagram of what we are building. Winding the coil A rig was built to help wind the secondary coil. Top load The top load is made out of a wacky n...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 09:06:35 PDT
How to Make an Instructable Using the New Editor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Instructable-Using-the-New-Editor/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:47:48 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS With some few hacking, you can turn your old phone battery into a powerful Lithium battery pack. This is a great alternative for the expensive Lithium-Polymer battery pack. These things work well with Arduinos, DIY robots, speakers or any project that requires a high current power source. What'...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
How To: Get an Egg Through a Bottleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-an-Egg-Through-a-Bottleneck/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 18:02:14 PDT
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Beer-Coasters/
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen To celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones coming out on monday the 7th of april(airs the 6th in the US, but I live in Denmark), me and some friends are going to have a Game of Thrones night, with beer, food and of course Game of Thrones, therefor I made these Game of Thrones coasters! In t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:09:38 PDT
Making Paper Dragon - Safira http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Dragon-Safira/
Making Paper Dragon - Safira - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Today I'm going to show you how I made a dragon using mostly paper. If you want to see a video instead this instructable here is the link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzkk_bSuwow Step : 1 : Making skeleton Make a skeleton using wire. Because I wanted it to stand straight I put a piece o...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:17:29 PDT
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/eLab-Hackerspace-GSM-Access-Control-System/
eLab Hackerspace GSM Access Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/PIXU/HOHYC18E/FDZPIXUHOHYC18E.SMALL.jpg eLab In this Instructable we'll show you hot to make a GSM Access Control System for your hackerspace/garage/house/bedroom/dormroom/laboratory just like the one we built for eLab Hackerspace. We only used some scavenged parts but they can be replaced with similar parts with minor changes. Here's a video...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:22:52 PST
Build a Fire Tornado! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-Tornado/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/MFOR/HNM4EXR2/F79MFORHNM4EXR2.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Build a fire tornado from simple tools and materials.   Also, check out my follow up to this instructible where I build a GIANT fire tornado! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-GIANT-Fire-Tornado/ Materials 4 x 3/4" PVC pipe - 2 feet long 4 x 3/4" PVC end plugs 4 x 3/4" PVC coupl...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 09:59:59 PST
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Speakers-Turn-your-Device-into-a-Shotgun/
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SMALL.jpg Verticees I have always had a fascination for speakers, but a fear of guns! If i was offered to fire a real gun, I would instantly deny (I'm always afraid that I'll mess it up and accidentally shoot myself, or something of the sort) However, I liked the idea of firing a gun without any risk of getting hurt, s...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 16:08:36 PDT
DIY PCB Toner Deposition Method http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Toner-Deposition-Method/
DIY PCB Toner Deposition Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/R0QX/HJKC4NYF/F7IR0QXHJKC4NYF.SMALL.jpg shadeofsound Hey everybody, this is my first posted Instructable. The idea behind this instructable is to outline a different way of transferring toner to the board aside from the methods we have available to us currently. Instead of transferring the toner using an iron transfer method, you use an electrostatic...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 19:51:48 PDT
build shiney brass camera to use standard m42 lenses on posh medium format film! http://www.instructables.com/id/use-m42-lenses-on-medium-format-film/
build shiney brass camera to use standard m42 lenses on posh medium format film! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SMALL.jpg crazyg so i wanted to use lenses for 35mm film on medium format film.not quite as straght forward as you might think, medium format film likes its lenses far away and 35mm film like to be close to its lens..i explored the possibility of making a panaramic shift and a blend, due to forces beyond my ability ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:55:59 PDT
Casting with 123D Make (hot glue horse head)- I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-with-123D-Make-hot-glue-horse-head-I-ma/
Casting with 123D Make (hot glue horse head)- I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/417I/HGZO4ADQ/FO2417IHGZO4ADQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/417I/HGZO4ADQ/FO2417IHGZO4ADQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/417I/HGZO4ADQ/FO2417IHGZO4ADQ.SMALL.jpg khietman Last year I experimented with creating casts using 123D Make, thereby turning a 3D model into whatever casted material one might like. I created the hollow casts using Make and, after assembling them as one would with any 123D Make creation, had a series of casting blocks that I filled with hot glue...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 00:06:15 PDT
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-3D-printed-robot-reindeer-toy/
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SMALL.jpg damianzuch 3D Printing! Mold-making! Digital Rendering! Apoxie Sculpt!!! Woodshoppery! For this project Tina and I decided to try to learn about 3D printing and I'll show you what we learned and how we ended up making the toy. We were asked to make two robot reindeer toys as props for a Christmas film; one is ...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:41:30 PDT
Wooden LED Synced Headphones from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-LED-Synced-Headphones-from-Scratch/
Wooden LED Synced Headphones from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/LIKP/HELXKO3Z/FNRLIKPHELXKO3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/LIKP/HELXKO3Z/FNRLIKPHELXKO3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/LIKP/HELXKO3Z/FNRLIKPHELXKO3Z.SMALL.jpg Marker1024 Over the past few months I have been asked by my fellow classmates and friends,"Mark, why are you making headphones?" My response has consistently been, I love music, I want good quality over ear headphones, but I don't want to drop 300+ on name brand headphones. If you know me I will take almost an...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 12:22:54 PDT
Make Prince Rupert's Drops - Glass Turned Hand Grenade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Prince-Ruperts-Drops-Glass-Turned-Grenade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/H9PT/HET1301H/FO9H9PTHET1301H.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Prince Rupert's Drops are one of the most spectacular physics demonstrations I have witnessed. They are formed by a drop of molten glass being cooled rapidly in water in such a way that stress in the core is at a tipping point that requires only a slight imbalance to explode. Even so, the stresses a...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:43:32 PDT
Home Made Bezel / Window for LCD, LED, TFT Displays. http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Bezel-Window-for-LCD-LED-Displays/
Home Made Bezel / Window for LCD, LED, TFT Displays. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/SQR3/HEBNADYL/FE7SQR3HEBNADYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/SQR3/HEBNADYL/FE7SQR3HEBNADYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/SQR3/HEBNADYL/FE7SQR3HEBNADYL.SMALL.jpg mbeeby I've been working on a project that used a 16x2 LCD display and wanted a nice finish that also allowed me to seal against water and other liquids. I also needed impact resistance, low cost and the ability to be changed easily if worn or broken. I considered many different ideas:- 1) A full sheet o...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:46:03 PDT
How to make a RC Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-RC-Hovercraft/
How to make a RC Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/T51A/HE7D9KQA/FXHT51AHE7D9KQA.SMALL.jpg sjors073 A while ago I posted an instructable of my radio controlled hovercraft, which you can see here: http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Hovercraft/ I hope you liked it, some of you asked me to make an step by step instructable. I thought that was a good idea and I decided to make one. In this inst...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:01:27 PDT
Coil winder with automatic counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-winder-with-automatic-counter/
Coil winder with automatic counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/79PZ/HDRS5Y0I/FVP79PZHDRS5Y0I.SMALL.jpg aprzy15 (If you like this project, consider voting from me in the make to learn contest, and the up! 3D printer contest, thanks.) Coils are used for an abundance of projects, but are not very easy to make. Often, coils require 100's and sometimes 1000's of turns. Doing this by hand is extremely difficult, s...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 15:01:11 PST
Turn a Video into a Gif http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Video-into-a-Gif/
Turn a Video into a Gif - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/FDM5/HD4VPHVL/FMEFDM5HD4VPHVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/FDM5/HD4VPHVL/FMEFDM5HD4VPHVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/FDM5/HD4VPHVL/FMEFDM5HD4VPHVL.SMALL.gif audreyobscura As an avid Tumblr user, I see a lot of great GIFs. Some of my favorite GIFs use clips from movies, or TV, or even YouTube. In an effort to perpetuate a movement towards more GIFs on the web, I want to share how to turn a video into a GIF In this Instructable I will go over how these GIFs are made. ...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:54:21 PST
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Emergency-Phone-Charger-MacGyver-Style/
Make an Emergency Phone Charger - MacGyver Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/LL9N/HD4VQ052/FPLLL9NHD4VQ052.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this video, you'll learn how to "MacGyver" a 40 Watt Electrical Generator from a cordless drill and a few household items.  Here's how to charge a phone, illuminate small lights, and make electricity in a pinch. For more projects like this, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! ...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:15:46 PST
LED Star Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-LED-stars-and-a-tree/
LED Star Ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/AO52/HAIK2OPI/FPCAO52HAIK2OPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/AO52/HAIK2OPI/FPCAO52HAIK2OPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/AO52/HAIK2OPI/FPCAO52HAIK2OPI.SMALL.jpg ynze This instructable is about making stars shine brightly. A while ago, it was also about making Christmas trees without cutting down trees. These LED Christmas trees have an Instructable of their own now. They're still in the videoclip, though. If you can solder a little, you can make LED stars. The ...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 13:49:36 PST
DIY Flash Diffuser in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flash-Diffuser-in-5-Minutes/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 07:10:29 PST
How to make a soldering iron with a 6 volts battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-soldering-iron-with-a-6-volts-batter/
How to make a soldering iron with a 6 volts battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6YRD/H8RVBC96/FYL6YRDH8RVBC96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6YRD/H8RVBC96/FYL6YRDH8RVBC96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/6YRD/H8RVBC96/FYL6YRDH8RVBC96.SMALL.jpg samaddon Hi, friends! today i am showing you how to make a soldering iron from a 6v battery. this is the easier way and the safest method ! it gets hot up-to 60 degree C in only 10 seconds. here is the picture of it! i consist of two wires + and - . the blue  and yellow  stuff is your soldering iron and the ...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 00:44:41 PDT
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
Wake-up light (no arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hello instructables people, Every morning when my alarm rings I have trouble getting out of bed. (so I am always late) To help me wake up I wanted to buy a wake-up light, it's supposed to help you wake up by giving the impression of a sunrise by getting brighter every minute after the alarm goes. Un...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
How To Make A USB Cable Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-USB-Cable-Flash-Drive/
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 04:37:44 PDT
PVC Pipe Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Clock/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 06:19:15 PDT
Print Out Overhead Watch Light [Cheap and Easy and Solder-less ] http://www.instructables.com/id/Print-Out-Overhead-Watch-Light-Cheap-and-Easy-and/
Print Out Overhead Watch Light [Cheap and Easy and Solder-less ] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/HUHT/H2WESXW3/FBRHUHTH2WESXW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/HUHT/H2WESXW3/FBRHUHTH2WESXW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/HUHT/H2WESXW3/FBRHUHTH2WESXW3.SMALL.jpg TechKid67 This Instructable is for those who have watches that do not have built in lights. I find it quite irritating to not be able to see my watch in the dark therefore I developed this easy print out version of an overhead light.  Difficulty: Beginner  Price: Aprox. $3 Time: 5-10 Min Begin After mea...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 18:05:19 PDT
Huge Cardboard Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Cardboard-Gun/
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Tue, 29 May 2012 10:24:49 PDT
How to make a homemade pocket knife sharpener #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pocket-knife-sharpener-2/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 07:44:06 PDT
3D Printing an Ironman Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-an-Ironman-Helmet/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:45:41 PDT
USB Biofeedback Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Biofeedback-Game-Controller/
USB Biofeedback Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/RYX6/GW3WR9I9/FWNRYX6GW3WR9I9.SMALL.jpg Gundanium Building upon our last tutorial, which taught you how to build a muscle sensor, we've decided to give you a project that really showcases the power of our muscle (EMG) sensors. Advancer Technologies’ “USB Biofeedback Game Controller” harnesses the power of electromyography to allow players to direct...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:17:28 PST
How to make an awesome pencil sketch of any photograph http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-awesome-pencil-sketch-of-any-photog/
How to make an awesome pencil sketch of any photograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/G8DX/F1A4XZ8T/FWSG8DXF1A4XZ8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/G8DX/F1A4XZ8T/FWSG8DXF1A4XZ8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/G8DX/F1A4XZ8T/FWSG8DXF1A4XZ8T.SMALL.jpg thesparine I draw things. A lot of things. But drawing or sketching is not a gift, but rather a skill that can be learned. Try these techniques and be prepared to AMAZE your friends and family at what a good artist you are! In this instructable, I will be walking you through how to take any photograph and ...
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Tue, 8 May 2007 03:18:37 PDT
How to Write an Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-an-Instructable-1/
How to Write an Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LF1U/GTYSV02U/F26LF1UGTYSV02U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LF1U/GTYSV02U/F26LF1UGTYSV02U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/LF1U/GTYSV02U/F26LF1UGTYSV02U.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Instructables are the reason this site exists. There are many ways of presenting your work here, and everybody finds their own style, but there are things that good instructables have in common, and that is the purpose of this Instructable. Pay attention, there may be a test. Subject Matter T...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 05:38:41 PDT
Tilt Activated Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Switch/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 16:45:44 PST
How to make teeny tiny boats out of PVC pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-teeny-tiny-boats-out-of-PVC-pipe/
How to make teeny tiny boats out of PVC pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/D3RX/GTMP7PDT/FLRD3RXGTMP7PDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/D3RX/GTMP7PDT/FLRD3RXGTMP7PDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/D3RX/GTMP7PDT/FLRD3RXGTMP7PDT.SMALL.jpg micraman This is my entry for Kiteman's International Go-Pro Challenge, the Make It Stick Contest 2 and the 4th Epilog challenge. Its also my very first ible :D Enjoy! (For Kiteman's International Go-Pro Challenge) The 'international' part of this ible is the fact that Singapore used to be a humble fishing ...
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Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:13:39 PDT
Make a Blinky Dragonfly - Maker Faire version http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Blinky-Dragonfly-Maker-Faire-version/
Make a Blinky Dragonfly - Maker Faire version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/CP3R/GTLTMYTE/FA9CP3RGTLTMYTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/CP3R/GTLTMYTE/FA9CP3RGTLTMYTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/CP3R/GTLTMYTE/FA9CP3RGTLTMYTE.SMALL.jpg ynze For the Maker Faire in Groningen (the Netherlands), I was so lucky to host a workshop, making stuff with visitors. So the question popped up: what would visitors like to make during a Maker Faire? Well, creatures of course! So I wanted to make a no-soldering, low cost,  one-hour version of Blinky ...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 11:34:18 PDT
Laser show for poor man http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-show-for-poor-man/
Laser show for poor man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/F7H3/FCZERBYK/F4GF7H3FCZERBYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/F7H3/FCZERBYK/F4GF7H3FCZERBYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/F7H3/FCZERBYK/F4GF7H3FCZERBYK.SMALL.jpg AP Digital light Here's another useless but cool looking "must build" gadget for every romantic geek. Let me introduce PIC microcontroller based three axis laser spirograph. ... Check link below if you want to see more patterns Laser patterns gallery ... Gathering stuff Design is quite simple and emplo...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2008 07:02:07 PST
Wifi Receiver Extender (W.R.E.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Receiver-Extender-WRE/
Wifi Receiver Extender (W.R.E.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/4NW0/GBB7GOHN/FP04NW0GBB7GOHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/4NW0/GBB7GOHN/FP04NW0GBB7GOHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/4NW0/GBB7GOHN/FP04NW0GBB7GOHN.SMALL.jpg ASCAS I will show you how to make a simple wifi receiver extender made from household items. I had problems getting a good wifi signal in our house so I thought of this. It help me it might help you! Meterials Needed Materials: - Wifi Receiver - USB  Extender - Steamer Plate - Laptop - Tripod Make ...
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:20:19 PDT
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-Rock-Band-USB-microphone-to-a-14/
How to convert a Rock Band USB microphone to a 1/4" mono plug microphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/NZ7R/GPBD4C3I/FSWNZ7RGPBD4C3I.SMALL.jpg rcappel Just so you know, this is my first Instructable, so if its really messed up, sorry. Also, my images were taken on my ipod so they might look sideways. What You Need: -a Rock Band mic -a 1/4" mono jack ($4 for a pack of 2 a radio shack) -a blank or unimportant CD or DVD or a washer with a 3/8" hole a...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 10:43:24 PDT
Make your pet dishes tweet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-pet-dishes-tweet/
Make your pet dishes tweet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UJ1T/GP7IF68J/FQ6UJ1TGP7IF68J.SMALL.jpg thoughtfix You give your pets everything: Food, water, a home, toys, and love. Why not give them a twitter account? This project allows you to monitor your pets' eating habits and receive alerts when their supplies are low. It's also a cute, fun way to learn how to interact with the Arduino, Twitter, sens...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:13:10 PDT
Create a Perfectly White Background and Wet Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Perfectly-White-Background-with-Wet-Effec/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/LUMN/GNXWYSZ1/FRHLUMNGNXWYSZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/LUMN/GNXWYSZ1/FRHLUMNGNXWYSZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/LUMN/GNXWYSZ1/FRHLUMNGNXWYSZ1.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead I haven't ever had as much luck growing tomatoes as I have this year, and I'm pretty sure it's the result of double digging, adding amendments, watering regularly, and getting the dang plants in the ground at the right time.  You can see more of my garden here.  Now I have my first ripe tomato of th...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 12:34:25 PDT