Instructables: exploring - technology - toy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:41:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raspberry Pi Emulator Console for the Backseat http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulator-Console-for-the-Backseat/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:58:56 PDT
Mini Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Electric-Motor/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
12 Inch Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Inch-Mazinger-Z-aka-Tranzor-Z/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:01:00 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
prepare 3d model for 3d print http://www.instructables.com/id/prepare-3d-model-for-3d-print/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:36:49 PDT
magnetic action figures http://www.instructables.com/id/magnetic-action-figures/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:43:28 PDT
Raspberry Pi CD Box Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-CD-Box-Robot/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:42:39 PDT
DIY fan powered boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fan-powered-boat/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:38:27 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
Rock...Paper...Scissors Game http://www.instructables.com/id/RockPaperScissors-Game/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:46:36 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
Simple DC Generator To Flashlight(mechanical powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Generator-To-Flashlight/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:29:49 PDT
Calculating Resistor Values for LEDs in Series http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculating-Resistor-Values-for-LEDs-in-Series/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 05:54:57 PDT
How to make a LED Frisbee to use at Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Frisbee-to-use-at-Night/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:04 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
Bucking Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucking-Battery/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:19:48 PDT
Theremin Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Theremin-Toy/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:49:59 PDT
Polydexter: Arduino Robotic Translation Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Polydexter-Arduino-Robotic-Translation-Arm/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:36 PDT
Motorized Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Toy-Car/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:18:27 PDT
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canon-EF-S-18-55mm-To-EF-mount/
Canon EF-S 18-55mm. To EF mount - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/LA5A/HXLMTZIQ/FYBLA5AHXLMTZIQ.SMALL.jpg G. M. Hello.In this instructable I will convert a standard Canon EFS 18-55mm. kit lens to EF mount.Why? Because I can, and because I have a Canon 10D laying around, and not many EF lenses. The 10D has a APS-C sensor, but it is not possible to fit EF-S lenses on it. Any later models will fit the EF-S lense...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:33:57 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Solar Hexbug Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hexbug-Nano/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:01:26 PDT
Catchin' time http://www.instructables.com/id/Catchin-time/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 05:04:30 PDT
Bottleboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottleboat/
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6ZH1/HVKM83CS/FEO6ZH1HVKM83CS.SMALL.jpg BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
Camera Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Critters/
Camera Critters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/LLWG/HVJ3BXVI/F9OLLWGHVJ3BXVI.SMALL.jpg Coldfire1215 Hey howdy Hey! Coldfire1215 here, and today I'll be showing you how I turned my sister's old, broken LeapFrog Leapster (don't worry, I had her permission!) into a cute little Camera Critter! Ready? Here we go!Before We Start...WARNING!!!All these screws are VERY small, and they are a serious chocki...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 19:42:27 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Throw-Toy-Hack/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
Cardboard Truck Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Truck-Transformer/
Cardboard Truck Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/XCJB/HUDMW7IZ/FUEXCJBHUDMW7IZ.SMALL.jpg Scamerman Run Are you ready for TRANSFORMERS! In this instructable I am going to show you fow to make transformer with bunch of boxes.Tools:1.Scissors2.KnifeMaterials:1.Boxes2.Cardboard Materials Look around your house and try to find some empty boxes. Also you can cut some boxes to get cardboard or just use n...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:01:08 PDT
Arduino Synth Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Synth-Box/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:39:13 PDT
Cheap Taser Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Taser-Gun/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:18:20 PDT
Direction display for Arduino Robot - Scratch Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Direction-display-for-Arduino-Robot/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 12:00:38 PDT
Lilypad Arduino Light-up Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypad-Arduino-Light-up-Critter/
Lilypad Arduino Light-up Critter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/WZWK/HSVGD7MP/FD3WZWKHSVGD7MP.SMALL.jpg heasley Follow these instructions to make a stuffed bunny that lights up when you touch its ears together.  This project can be created using fabric scraps and a Lilypad Arduino. Materials: 1 Lilypad Arduino 4 LED lights Conductive thread A mini USB adapter Paper pencil Fabric scraps Thread (any color) Em...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:17:02 PDT
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Internet-more-tangible-using-a-Spark-Co/
Making the Internet more tangible (using a Spark Core) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/VCP1/HSRZOZF7/FPRVCP1HSRZOZF7.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan The Internet is great, but it's not perfect. While it succeeds at overstimulating some of our senses, it completely lacks the human senses of touch and smell, which are important parts of our communication rituals. The SparkVibe tries to bridge the gap between online touching, and real touchin...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:11:40 PDT
Electromagnetic cannon (coil gun) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELECTROMAGNETIC-CANNON-coil-gun/
Electromagnetic cannon (coil gun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/MLER/HSRZOG20/FBDMLERHSRZOG20.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello everyone,In this work I will show you how does electromagnetic cannon work. Main principle of work is that you have some coil and you let current through it, coil generates magnetic field and because of it, the nail, which is in coil, gets launched. You will find out more details in further st...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 15:16:42 PDT
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-4-Arduino-and-Cybot-Control/
Scratch 4 Arduino and Cybot Control (Rover basics) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/174W/HUX9RCBV/FTU174WHUX9RCBV.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've had a couple of Cybots as well as the Tom robots for a number of years - every so often they get dragged out and tinkered with. Now is this years turn. I have decided to try my hand at Arduino control of the Bots motors. There seems to be a large number of You tube Videos that say "yes we d...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:24:41 PDT
4 Leged Robot using a toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Leged-Robot-using-a-toy-car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/B06D/HS18D9YX/FARB06DHS18D9YX.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty This is a 4 leged robot made by using a car.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:34:57 PST
simple morse code toy (works with rj11 phone cables) http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-morse-code-toy-works-with-rj11-phone-cables/
simple morse code toy (works with rj11 phone cables) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/I6EJ/HRKR3CWB/FBSI6EJHRKR3CWB.SMALL.jpg peter---peter This instructable will show you how to make a simple morse code toy to play with.It exists of 2 boxes with a button and a light. the circuit the circuit is really simple.It is 2 circuits with switch and battery+light together.The highlighted section is were it is in the phone cable.when you conne...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:39:16 PST
Adafruit Adabot Robot Heart Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Adafruit-Adabot-Robot-Heart-Plushie/
Adafruit Adabot Robot Heart Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/PJ61/HRNQ862D/FEAPJ61HRNQ862D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/PJ61/HRNQ862D/FEAPJ61HRNQ862D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/PJ61/HRNQ862D/FEAPJ61HRNQ862D.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad We   (glue is not dry on the gripper claws so it looks like he was playing in the mud) This derivative of the IKEA FAMNIG HJÄRTA red heart cushion was Inspired by Adafruit's own robot Adabot, star of Circuit Playground. Of course, we also have the Instructables Robot Robo-Heart Plushie too....
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:25:08 PST
Color-Changing Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Cat/
Color-Changing Cat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/5KSN/HQMN5Q14/FF45KSNHQMN5Q14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/5KSN/HQMN5Q14/FF45KSNHQMN5Q14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/5KSN/HQMN5Q14/FF45KSNHQMN5Q14.SMALL.jpg xadow How to combine art with technology?How to put codes into real environment, to make people happy? How to design interactive object with Arduino, even if you are beginner?Learn to make a color change cat, controlled with you phone(android). This project helps you understand NFC directly simply by your...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 19:28:55 PST
The LeapCopter ! (Leap motion to control Quad copter ) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LeapCopter-Leap-motion-to-control-Quad-copter-/
The LeapCopter ! (Leap motion to control Quad copter ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2CCY/HQKY9WOW/FGF2CCYHQKY9WOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2CCY/HQKY9WOW/FGF2CCYHQKY9WOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2CCY/HQKY9WOW/FGF2CCYHQKY9WOW.SMALL.jpg the_ice_man Hello everyone! This is my first instructable hope you'll enjoy it.   What I did in this project was taking the Leap Motion platform and used it to control a quad copter with nothing but hand gestures!   Using digital to analog converters and the arduino uno we made the Syma...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:21:58 PST
LilyPad Arduino Night and Day Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypad-Arduino-Night-and-Day-Toy/
LilyPad Arduino Night and Day Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/F05D/HQ72ZX4P/FSSF05DHQ72ZX4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/F05D/HQ72ZX4P/FSSF05DHQ72ZX4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/F05D/HQ72ZX4P/FSSF05DHQ72ZX4P.SMALL.jpg crheld I'm teaching a course this semester on technology in libraries, and this year there will be a making / coding assignment using the LilyPad Arduino. This will be an inquiry-based, open-ended, learn-as-you-go assignment. I had never used an Arduino before, nor had I coded in anything other than HTML, ...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 20:19:52 PST
RGB LED color mixing touch toy for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-color-mixing-touch-toy-for-kids/
RGB LED color mixing touch toy for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SMALL.jpg whalescwh I want to create an interactive toy for my kids to play with me. We hold hands together then the RGB LED shows different colors. Hold tighter or lighter, or touch different parts of other's body will show different colors. i.e. different brightness of red, green and blue will mix a completely new co...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 01:33:18 PST
Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Remote-Control-Bobble-head-Bobbler/
Build the Remote Control Bobble-head Bobbler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/Y4QD/HPJ05954/FIXY4QDHPJ05954.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Bobble-heads!!! Every sports fan loves em, but they're kind of boring, just sitting frozen on your shelf :-( I thought it might be fun to create an Automatic Bobble-head Bobbler something that can wake that old bobble-head up and get him nodding away. I finally found time to get one working just in ...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:59:41 PST
Sound Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Toy/
Sound Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/02G2/HPG4OVLI/F0302G2HPG4OVLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/02G2/HPG4OVLI/F0302G2HPG4OVLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/02G2/HPG4OVLI/F0302G2HPG4OVLI.SMALL.jpg ldeel1228 Hello! I created this sound generating toy for a final in a beginner's Digital Electronics toy. It also changes light colors depending on how you tilt it and vibrates whenever you play a note. I used cardboard, hot glue, paper, and copper tape for the casing. There's an Arduino mega, speaker, accel...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 22:09:39 PST
My Laser-cut Ray-Gun assembling Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Laser-cut-Ray-Gun-assembling-Instructions/
My Laser-cut Ray-Gun assembling Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ROMA/HPCWW81B/F8JROMAHPCWW81B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ROMA/HPCWW81B/F8JROMAHPCWW81B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/ROMA/HPCWW81B/F8JROMAHPCWW81B.SMALL.jpg Edgar With apologies for the delay, here's my long overdue Instructions on how to assemble the Laser Pointer Ray-Gun, you can buy the Vector drawing plans, to have it made... On a CNC Laser-Cutter! http://cncking.com/collaborations/laser-cutter/edgar-the-inventor/ray-gun.html This is how it looks like, on...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:52:51 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/YE8N/HP0CWK1N/FEVYE8NHP0CWK1N.SMALL.jpg gosphero Sphero 2.0 is gearing up for another season of eggnog and mistletoe, and this year, he's dressing as everyone's favorite Christmas character - the Grinch. Deck your ball this holiday with this how-to Instructable brought to you by the one and only Deth Becomes You. --- Deth Becomes You here again ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Jeff-A cheap and simple Ic robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeff-A-cheap-and-simple-Ic-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/G5SZ/HNM4BYEW/FDNG5SZHNM4BYEW.SMALL.jpg British Badger Jeff took 5 weeks to compete and is a simple IC robot. Jeff's main thing is the led headlights witch come on automatically when it is dark. It works by having what is called a current see sore witch when the current is higher on the Ldrs side compare to the Variable resistors side it puts power to c...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:50:35 PST
How to make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails http://www.instructables.com/id/プラレールとiPhoneで3Dモデルを作成する方法/
How to make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/5F3C/HO23A0GY/FR75F3CHO23A0GY.SMALL.jpg Satoe プラレールに乗ったiPhoneムービーで360度撮影し、3Dモデルを作成 Let's make 3D models with iPhone and Pla-rails. Pla-rail is a Japanese train's toy. This toy is famous in Japan. http://www.takaratomy.co.jp/english/index.html Get sets 用意するもの1. プラレール車両(先頭車両と台車) × 1セット2. レール カーブレール × 8本(2倍カーブレールの場合 × 4本)3. iPhone × 1台4. 段ボール...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:06:42 PST
Design a Custom Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Custom-Yo-Yo/
Design a Custom Yo-Yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/IBZ0/HMVJDN1T/F62IBZ0HMVJDN1T.SMALL.jpg nicalbert One of the most classic of all toys is the yo-yo, and what better way to spice up an old favorite than by designing your own? Designing toys is also a great way to get students excited about science and engineering, and it can encourage them to express creativity in new ways. (Note: Final product no...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:05:05 PDT
Mincraft Mini-figure v2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mincraft-Mini-figure-v2/
Mincraft Mini-figure v2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/KCHL/HMVJCSMK/FWRKCHLHMVJCSMK.SMALL.jpg moldypizza In this Instructable I'll show you how to design a articulated  Minecraft mini-figure. Everyone loves Minecraft and Legos so why not combine them.             My first mini-figure was okay but I like this one better(here's the link for the first one) . The first one would have been a pain to optim...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:54:53 PDT
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