Instructables: exploring - technology - old - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:04:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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By: travderose

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-an-old-speaker-system-into-a-modern-and-se/
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By: Damutsch

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:28:26 PDT
Make A Solar Bluetooth Speaker (Homebrew Big Jambox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Solar-Bluetooth-Speaker-Homebrew-Big-Jambox/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:15:42 PDT
Arduino V-Twin Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-V-Twin-Flux-Capacitor/
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By: VacuumTube

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:36:02 PDT
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
vintage style nixie wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After the success of my first nixie clock made out from a rosewood block, I decided to lose no time and to carry on with the next one. As some of you guys already know, or imagine, lately I'm indeed a little bit addicted to nixie-mania. I've bought many nixie tubes on eBay, and I experienced in elec...
By: andrea biffi

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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Frankenstein Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstein-Laser-Engraver/
Frankenstein Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/CIBP/HGG4HOP0/F3UCIBPHGG4HOP0.SMALL.jpg ianmcmill This Frankenstein Laser Cutter was built out of an old scanner and printer. The whole thing evolved around the instructable of Groover and his 'Pocket Laser Engraver'. This is a Making-Of. Although a lot, if not everything, of the mechnical construction requires ingenuity I tried to document the ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 06:47:17 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
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By: tomatoskins

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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
DIY 70's Style Headphone Bluetooth Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-70s-Style-Headphone-Bluetooth-Modification/
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By: andrewwayneisbored

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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 16:32:52 PST
ArduSensor Fun Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduSensor-Fun-Pack/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 20:55:26 PDT
Computer Time Travel: Using a BBS Over the Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Time-Travel-Using-a-BBS-Over-the-Phone/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 17:19:39 PDT
How to Modify a Polaroid Land Camera to Take 35mm film http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-Polaroid-Land-Camera-to-Take-35mm-/
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By: Marker1024

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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:48:51 PST
Vacuum Cleaner Subwoofer (Subwoofer com Aspirador de po) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Cleaner-Subwoofer/
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 17:45:44 PDT
Floppy Disk Notepad http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Notepad/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2008 16:50:53 PDT
Things to do with a old computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-a-old-computer/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:46:04 PST
CD Rack From Old CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Rack-From-Old-CDs/
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By: garyguitar

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Mon, 12 May 2008 17:40:48 PDT
Vamp Your Amps http://www.instructables.com/id/Vamp-Your-Amps/
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By: Valche

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Sat, 23 Feb 2008 17:50:01 PST
CAMela Project - Compact film pinhole camera http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMela-Project---Compact-film-pinhole-camera/
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By: spidermac

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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:35:05 PST