Instructables: exploring - technology - soldering http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 23:49:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn An Old CPU Cooler Into a New Soldering Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-An-Old-CPU-Cooler-Into-a-New-Soldering-Fan/
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By: Mx Markov

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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 21:01:18 PDT
Temperature Controlled Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Controlled-Space-Heater/
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By: bohmbac2

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 21:49:04 PDT
Arduino VFD Display Clock Tutorial - A Guide To VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-VFD-Display-Clock-Tutorial-A-Guide-To-VFD-/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:49:36 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT
How to Make Old Turtle Beaches Into Portable Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-to-Make-Old-Turtle-Beaches-into-Portable-Headp/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:05:36 PDT
Pen solder feeder hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-solder-feeder-hack/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:07:13 PDT
How to fix a broken TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-broken-TV/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:18:30 PDT
Electro-Luminescent T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-T-Shirt/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:36:22 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Power a Computer Fan from an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-Computer-Fan-from-an-Outlet/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:59:28 PDT
Uneven soldering technique to reduce risk of short http://www.instructables.com/id/Uneven-soldering-technique-to-reduce-risk-of-short/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:37:57 PDT
How to improve your helping soldering device for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-improve-your-helping-soldering-device-for-f/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 03:18:06 PDT
How to Solder? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-19/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:19:50 PDT
Bluno beetle breadboard breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluno-beetle-breadboard-breakout/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:34:34 PDT
Make your own U Shaped Breadboard Wires http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-U-Shaped-Breadboard-Wires/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 03:19:22 PDT
Computer monitor led strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-monitor-led-strip/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 03:20:10 PDT
Andee Sentry Gun with Annikken Andee http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-Sentry-Gun-with-Annikken-Andee/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:56:37 PDT
Wire Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Soldering/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:06:37 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Thigh Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Thigh-Pad/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:20:15 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Mask/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:30:17 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Shoes/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:52:15 PDT
Electro-Luminescent Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Luminescent-Glasses/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:25:23 PDT
Arduino Synced to Another One Bites the Dust http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Synced-to-Another-One-Bites-the-Dust/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:18:57 PDT
BOOGIE BOX: The Electromagnetic Dance Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOGIE-BOX-The-Electromagnetic-Dancer/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 01:34:33 PDT
How to make a proper Western Union solder joint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-proper-Western-Union-solder-joint/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 13:33:21 PDT
Free-form Soldering LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-form-Soldering-LED-Tree/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:53:44 PDT
3ème Main avec ventilateur http://www.instructables.com/id/3ème-main-avec-ventilateur/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 12:18:01 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
Building your own bare-bones computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-bare-bones-computer/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 16:08:20 PDT
Soldering for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-for-Beginners/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:27 PDT
Boolean Testing Unit (B.T.U.) with Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Boolean-Testing-Unit-BTU-with-Voltage-Regulator/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:30:16 PDT
SIMPLE z80 computer http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-z80-computer/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 18:44:41 PDT
Yet another tutorial on how to solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-tutorial-on-how-to-solder/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 08:08:06 PDT
Crab Controller & Crab Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Controller-Crab-Simulator/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 14:57:01 PDT
PCB Holder with helping hand http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Holder-with-helping-hand/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 01:47:06 PDT
Solder Fume Vent From An Old PSU http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Fume-Vent-From-An-Old-PSU/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 03:38:14 PDT
Cable extensions http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-extensions/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:41:57 PDT
USB Hybrid Mouse & Flashdrive http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Hybrid-Mouse-Flashdrive/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:15:26 PDT
Electronics intermediatary. (unfinished) http://www.instructables.com/id/your-first-homebrew-RC-helicopter/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:58:46 PDT
Variable ATX bench powersupply - FabLab edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-ATX-bench-powersupply-FabLab-edition/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:34:28 PDT
Foam RC Plane Building Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-RC-Plane-Building-Guide/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:27:33 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
Haptic Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Distance-Sensor/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:07:46 PDT
Game Boy Tutorial: Repair Dead Vertical Lines http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Tutorial-Repair-Dead-Vertical-Lines/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:57:33 PDT
Adding an external antenna to the Arachnio http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-external-antenna-to-the-Arachnio/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:53:32 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Alarm Clock with Infrared and Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Alarm-Clock-with-Infrared-and-Bluetooth-Speakers/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 12:17:44 PDT
SMD Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/SMD-Holder/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 15:48:56 PDT
Raspberry PI I/O Breakout cable and plugboard adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PI-IO-Breakout-cable-and-plugboard-adapt/
Raspberry PI I/O Breakout cable and plugboard adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MBSN/I81GC3C9/FMEMBSNI81GC3C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MBSN/I81GC3C9/FMEMBSNI81GC3C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MBSN/I81GC3C9/FMEMBSNI81GC3C9.SMALL.jpg daverowntree This is the second is a series of Instructables aimed at documenting all the electronics-related activities that go on at So Make It; Southampton Makerspace (on the South coast, UK) Requests are more than welcome!This simple Instructable intentionally goes into way too much detail, since it is aimed...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 06:12:30 PDT
Adafruit Bone Conduction Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Bone-Conduction-Speaker/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:15:33 PDT