Instructables: exploring - technology - tesla - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:53:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 GU-81 VTTC http://www.instructables.com/id/GU-81-VTTC/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:31 PDT
Tesla Coil Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Coil-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KVHH/GJ285UOU/F74KVHHGJ285UOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KVHH/GJ285UOU/F74KVHHGJ285UOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KVHH/GJ285UOU/F74KVHHGJ285UOU.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Tesla Coil Projects" provides the complete step-by-step instructions for  8 different Tesla coils .  All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily make these yourself.  Instructables is the most popular project...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:45 PST
Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Jacobs-Ladder-1/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:09:38 PDT
Steampunk Audio & Chronograph Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Audio-Chronograph-Station/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 17:18:38 PDT
How to Build a Slayer Exciter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Slayer-Exciter/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 15:01:42 PDT
Open EVSE Arduino Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-EVSE-Arduino-Shield/
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:04:48 PDT
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Improved-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:25:11 PST
Solid State Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-State-Tesla-Coil/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2012 18:33:04 PST
Build and Code a MONSTER Musical Tesla Coil with a Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Musical-Tesla-Coil-like-a-Pro/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 18:44:49 PDT
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
How To Build A Simple But Powerful Flyback Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZVS-Driver/
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Wed, 2 Jun 2010 02:58:10 PDT
Building a solid state tesla coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-solid-state-tesla-coil/
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:00:55 PST
Tesla Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1VEO/GAA12P7H/FCC1VEOGAA12P7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1VEO/GAA12P7H/FCC1VEOGAA12P7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1VEO/GAA12P7H/FCC1VEOGAA12P7H.SMALL.jpg zazenergy  The Tesla turbine was patented by none other than Nikola Tesla in 1913. They use the boundary layer effect rather than fluid impinging on the blades. It's a high RPM low torque motor. So, applications can be somewhat limited in the traditional sense of what we think of as uses for motors. Though, T...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 10:35:19 PDT
Build a 15,000 rpm Tesla Turbine using hard drive platters http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-15%2c000-rpm-Tesla-Turbine-using-hard-drive-/
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Thu, 25 May 2006 21:28:00 PDT
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Vacuum-Tube-Tesla-Coil-VTTC/
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By: Xellers

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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:42:25 PST
Tesla Tornado Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Tornado-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:03:31 PST
How to build a Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Tesla-Coil/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 18:44:09 PDT
Tabletop Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Tesla-Coil/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 11:45:48 PDT
How To Make A Tesla Turbine (Greenest Turbine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tesla-Turbine-Greenest-Turbine/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 17:56:00 PDT
Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew before!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-plasma-globe-tricks-that-you-never-knew-be/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2008 13:16:21 PDT
DIY Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Capacitor/
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Sat, 23 Feb 2008 18:56:52 PST
SinkScience with the Tesla CD Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Turkey-Time-Tesla-CD-Turbine/
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Thu, 22 Nov 2007 02:12:13 PST
Tesla CD Turbine With Scary Steampunk Laser PumpkinCutter Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-CD-Turbine-With-Scary-Steampunk-Laser-Pumpki/
Tesla CD Turbine With Scary Steampunk Laser PumpkinCutter Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/5FXJ/F8JUSYO5/FXU5FXJF8JUSYO5.SMALL.jpg mrfixitrick If you wanna build something high tech, truly scary, cheap, and relatively easy for Halloween, this Steampunk Tesla CD Turbine is it! It uses recycled CD's, Neodymium magnets and a Magnetic Coupling to power tools and implements. You can order the BEST neodymium super-magnets here: http://www.kjmag...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2007 06:18:23 PST
Build an Amazing Tesla CD Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Amazing-Tesla-CD-Turbine/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 07:42:00 PDT