Instructables: exploring - technology - make - cool - fun http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:29:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
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By: bobburghart

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
Make A Hydraulic Arm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Hydraulic-Arm/
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By: mist8k

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:28 PDT
DIY Arduino LCD shield http://www.instructables.com/id/LiquidCrystal-shield/
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By: ibenkos

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:47:34 PDT
Custom Computer Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Computer-Desk/
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By: DerekMc525

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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:19:30 PDT
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Computer-A-rundown-on-computer-par/
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By: Captin69

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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 20:04:32 PDT
USB powered burner! this project can burn through plastics/ wood / paper(fun project also has to be very fine wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-burner-this-project-can-burn-through-/
USB powered burner! this project can burn through plastics/ wood / paper(fun project also has to be very fine wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/9RWK/FCYT8ZJN/FU49RWKFCYT8ZJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/9RWK/FCYT8ZJN/FU49RWKFCYT8ZJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/9RWK/FCYT8ZJN/FU49RWKFCYT8ZJN.SMALL.jpg dean-101 DO NOT MAKE THIS USING USB!!!! i found out that it can damage your computer from all the comments. my computer is fine tho. Use a 600ma 5v phone charger. i used this and it works fine and nothing can be damaged if u use a safety plug to stop power surges.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!this project will...
By: dean-101

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Fri, 22 Feb 2008 13:13:26 PST
USB Powered Desk Fan From JUNK http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-Desk-Fan-From-JUNK/
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By: TheOneEyedHobo

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Sun, 15 Jul 2007 15:22:15 PDT
Microreader Kit and Beyond http://www.instructables.com/id/Microreader-Kit-and-Beyond/
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By: MAKEkits

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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 20:02:28 PDT
Hand Motion Controlled R/C Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Motion-Controlled-RC-Car/
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By: frank26080115

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Tue, 13 Feb 2007 16:38:07 PST
Tilt Activated Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Switch/
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By: frank26080115

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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 16:45:44 PST
Paint your computer case http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-computer-case/
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By: Rajatoo9

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Wed, 13 Dec 2006 10:13:15 PST
Paper Skateboard or "Tech Deck" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Skateboard-or-%22Tech-Deck%22/
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By: Themanmatt13

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Sat, 4 Nov 2006 10:57:47 PST