Instructables: exploring - technology - toy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:58:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Custom Plush With Your Child's Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Plush-With-Your-Childs-Voice/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:42 PDT
3D Print your own Scrabble Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-your-own-Scrabble-Set/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:09:59 PDT
Simple Hydraulic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hydraulic-Arm-1/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:15:43 PDT
Make bouncing Deathstars with 3D printing and homemade sugru! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-bouncing-Deathstars-with-3D-printing-and-home/
Make bouncing Deathstars with 3D printing and homemade sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/U67M/IBRRXDJ6/FHVU67MIBRRXDJ6.SMALL.jpg Tkdwn Parts needed are:Access to a 3D printer.Corn starch Clear silicone caulkVaseline Download and 3D print the mold. Dowload the file from https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:563586 and print it. Make your homemade sugru. I used a 49-49% volume mixture of corn starch and clear silicone caulkand add...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 15:27:50 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Glowing, Flying Insect http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Flying-Insect/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:42:57 PDT
Nerf Magazine Ammo Counter~ Mk. I http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Magazine-Ammo-Counter-Mk-I/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:52:03 PDT
Customizable Marble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-Marble-Machine/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:50:14 PDT
PANDA- THE ULTIMATE CLEANING ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/PANDA-THE-ULTIMATE-CLEANING-ROBOT/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:12:53 PDT
Don't Press the Red Button - Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Press-the-Red-Button-Version-2/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 02:00:40 PDT
PRINTABLE ARTICULATED ROBOT P.A.R http://www.instructables.com/id/PRINTABLE-ARTICULATED-ROBOT-PAR/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 23:10:10 PDT
TV Remote Controlled Paper Planes http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Controlled-Paper-Planes/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:06:02 PDT
Caterpillar Heavy Truck 3D printed and assembled http://www.instructables.com/id/Caterpillar-Heavy-Truck-3D-printed-and-assembled/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 23:05:04 PDT
An RFID Dog Toy with Sounds http://www.instructables.com/id/An-RFID-Dog-Toy-with-Sounds/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:23:19 PDT
TintPicker http://www.instructables.com/id/TintPicker/
TintPicker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/7LWQ/I9YBTKVD/F3H7LWQI9YBTKVD.SMALL.jpg SeokbinK Don't miss your favorite colors on the street. Tint Picker is a tangible color picker that allows you to save any colors in your life and build your color palette for the future design, painting, and fun. TintPicker is a remake of microphone toy which originally alters or exaggerates user's voice. W...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:08:40 PDT
LEGO iPhone case http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-iPhone-case-1/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
DIY Arduino hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hexapod-platform/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:26 PDT
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-3-childs-toy-into-a-work-of-art/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:49 PDT
Whac-A-Mouse Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Whac-A-Mouse-Prototype/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:18:40 PDT
NFC powered R2-D2 http://www.instructables.com/id/NFC-powered-R2-D2/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:03:59 PDT
Arduino Robot from Wheeeebot RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robot-from-Wheeeebot-RC-Car/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:16:49 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
Wooden Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dice/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:28:55 PDT
How to make a car with the 3doodler! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-car-with-the-3doodler/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:40:35 PDT
Easy First Robot That Spins http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-First-Robot-That-Spins/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:34:24 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
TOY- Instructables robot in Tinkerplay http://www.instructables.com/id/TOY-Instructables-robot-in-Tinkerplay/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:39:34 PDT
How I made the "Alien" Movie Egg Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-the-Alien-Movie-Egg-Prop/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:37:36 PDT
Snarky Swami http://www.instructables.com/id/Snarky-Swami/
Snarky Swami - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/86NZ/I84B938S/FG286NZI84B938S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/86NZ/I84B938S/FG286NZI84B938S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/86NZ/I84B938S/FG286NZI84B938S.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Snarky SwamiThe definition of “Snarky” is irritable, crotchety, impertinent, critical. And, this little guy really is, at least, most of the time!This is a “Magic 8-ball” or enhanced “Executive Decision Maker” type device.The device has 5 different greetings and 20 different answers for you. They...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 13:02:50 PDT
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Tonka-Dump-Truck-Conversion-With-Quad-Steering-/
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SMALL.jpg sahirbray In this instructable, I will attempt to provide a detailed guideline on how we converted a 1980's Tonka Dump truck into a working RC robot. I've broken the steps down a little more in detail in order to show what I've cut out and moved to make room and provide storage. Since this robot was assembl...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:20:22 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
Tonka Front Loader Conversion With Solar Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonka-Front-Loader-Conversion-With-Solar-Upgrade/
Tonka Front Loader Conversion With Solar Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KBO8/I7VQOTXA/FQ0KBO8I7VQOTXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KBO8/I7VQOTXA/FQ0KBO8I7VQOTXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/KBO8/I7VQOTXA/FQ0KBO8I7VQOTXA.SMALL.jpg sahirbray In this Instructable, I will attempt to show you how I converted a 1980's Tonka push toy into a working RC robot. Since the robot was assembled prior to the thought of creating an instructable, I hope this serves as a guideline when thinking of creating your own. Parts When converting a Tonka tr...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:59:28 PDT
Fast Electric Circle Car For Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Electric-Circle-Car-For-Cheap/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:00:13 PDT
Lego Brick Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Brick-Sorter/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:32:14 PDT
ATtiny85 Toy Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Traffic-light-toy/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:04:13 PDT
Introducing Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Introducing-Makey-Makey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:52:18 PST
Dismantle an IP Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Dismantle-an-IP-Camera/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:58:36 PST
Nano Photovore BEAM robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Photovore-BEAM-robot/
Nano Photovore BEAM robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Z18S/I6EXJPE1/FGDZ18SI6EXJPE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Z18S/I6EXJPE1/FGDZ18SI6EXJPE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/Z18S/I6EXJPE1/FGDZ18SI6EXJPE1.SMALL.jpg BlondeJamesDean I've been on a mission for years to shrink down the Solarbotics photovore circuit as small as I can. Finding a SMT 1381 voltage trigger equivalent has been the hardest part, but this week I finally found the magical TC54!I tested it in a solar engine, it worked perfect and finally finished my robot!...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:31:28 PST
Build a Gear Time Double Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Double-Gear-Frame/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:26:01 PST
Impossible 3D-printed bolt and nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-3D-printed-bolt-and-nut/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:19:58 PST
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gear-Time-Quad-Gear-Frame/
Build a Gear Time Quad Gear Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/9NY4/I50XLSQ4/F6N9NY4I50XLSQ4.SMALL.jpg GoTimeUS The Gear Time 3D print series was created by GoTime.us as a free-to-download 3D printable product that gave users a modular gear system which they could build, disassemble and rebuild. One of the simplest configurations was the Quad Gear Frame. This configuration involved 4 gears that were held to...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:13:08 PST
GSM Controlled Car http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Car-1/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:28:16 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
Children's LED Baseball Scoreboard Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-LED-Baseball-Scoreboard-Toy/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:59:53 PST
Pi Power (Remote Power Management with Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Power-Remote-Power-Management-with-Pi/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:21:59 PST
Oversized Music Chest, for MaKey MaKey http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Enclosure-Box-for-MaKey-MaKey/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:52:03 PST
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Portal-Companion-Cube/
3D printed LED Portal Companion Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/C6ZF/I3TH951C/FH9C6ZFI3TH951C.SMALL.jpg Numbuh1 I decided to make my Boyfriend a companion cube for x-mas, so I thought I'd share how I did it. Message me if you want .stl files. 3D modeling & printing I split the companion cube into two pieces for easy printing(picture 1), and connected them with 4 dowels on the bottom face. The holes for the...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:17:34 PST
Foam Automated Defense Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Automated-Defense-Turret/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:22:38 PST
Wobble Bot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wobble-Bot/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 13:04:02 PST
Add MIDI port to Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-MIDI-port-to-Keyboard/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:26:37 PST