Instructables: exploring - technology - wire http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:50:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino TV Chooser http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TV-Chooser/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:31:17 PDT
Make an Arduino voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Arduino-voltmeter/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:44:58 PDT
EL Wire Bicycle Rim Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bicycle-Rim-Light/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:44:05 PST
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
8x8x8 LED Cube Kit Instructions (Kits on Ebay) http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-LED-Cube-Kit-Instructions-Kits-on-Ebay/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:46:04 PST
Info graphics: Batteries are safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Info-graphics-Batteries-are-safe/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:26:42 PST
How to Make a Single Chip Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Single-Chip-Arduino/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:45:41 PST
Scrap paracord wire cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-paracord-wire-cover/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:57:24 PST
Switch on your Computer by RFID and IR (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-on-your-Computer-by-RFID-and-IR-UPDATED/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 04:18:10 PST
Cycle Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-Phone-Charger/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:19:35 PST
Tina Piracci's 'Making Hands' http://www.instructables.com/id/Tina-Piraccis-Making-Hands/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:43:22 PST
Joining Electrical Components with Rubber Tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/Joining-Electrical-Components-with-Rubber-Tubing/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:44:54 PST
EL wire motorcycle tron helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-motorcycle-tron-helmet/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 05:31:40 PST
Burning Laser Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Hand-Gun/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:45:38 PST
Make your own AMP! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-AMP/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:25:26 PST
Simple Arduino Bluetooth Cybot on the move and Android Appplication (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Cybot-on-the-move/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:16:37 PDT
Sugru Cable Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Cable-Tie/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:07:45 PDT
Make Your Eyes Glow Red http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Eyes-Glow-Red/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:00:50 PDT
Cheapest,easiest wire smartphone stand EVER http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapesteasiest-wire-smartphone-stand-EVER/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:31:52 PDT
3D Printed Monster from 2D Drawing in 123D Design http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monster-from-2D-Drawing-in-123D-Design/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:03:47 PDT
Rechargable Flashlight PowerBank http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargable-Flashlight-PowerBank/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:28:51 PDT
Make an Armature for Sculpting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Armature-for-Sculpting/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:03:11 PDT
TouchWire http://www.instructables.com/id/TouchWire/
TouchWire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/BH46/I005TT6I/FMYBH46I005TT6I.SMALL.jpg DhruvMC Touch WireTouch Wire Was Made By Mistake By Me.While I Was Exploring The IR Remote Library. And I Was Just Testing The Reciever Example. I Removed The One Wire Connect To A IR Reciever And Touched It Some Funny Readings Started To Come. The Ones That Come When U Use A IR Remote,etc. And That Resulte...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:40:49 PDT
Remote Shutter and Focus for DSLR Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Shutter-and-Focus-for-DSLR-Camera/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:27:23 PDT
Boost your Cheap, Battery-Powered Air Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Boost-your-Cheap-Battery-Powered-Air-Pump/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:54:59 PDT
Ebike Upgrades: Thicker Hub Motor Wire and Cooling Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Ebike-Upgrades-Thicker-Hub-Motor-Wire-and-Cooling-/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:49:13 PDT
DC Versus AC http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Versus-AC/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:51:14 PDT
Strip A Wire With... Dental Floss? http://www.instructables.com/id/Strip-A-Wire-Life-Hack/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:27:22 PDT
An experiment in transformer rewinding http://www.instructables.com/id/An-experiment-in-transformer-rewinding/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:48:54 PDT
Ultimate desk management, with control pannel http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-desk-cable-management-with-control-center/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:23:05 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Simplest Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Line-Follower/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:09:49 PDT
Making a Third Hand with Lego Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Third-Hand-with-Lego-Parts/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:24:35 PDT
cooler Xbox http://www.instructables.com/id/cooler-Xbox/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:17:38 PDT
Easy DIY Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Battery-Holder/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:47:43 PDT
How to make a Dark Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dark-Sensor-2/
How to make a Dark Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TOLS/HWMXGM1E/FJGTOLSHWMXGM1E.SMALL.jpg eaglerobot Hello everyone . This is my frist instructable on this site ..This idea came in my mind when i was reading of automatic street light . Here i have show an easy way to make a dark senensor it sence dark and then a light will glow automaticly . It is also helpfull in making of LFR-line following rob...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:40:18 PDT
Improve FM Radio Alarm Clock Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-FM-Radio-Alarm-Clock-Sound/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:22:12 PDT
Arduino Laser Trip Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Trip-Wire/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 10:39:51 PDT
How to Solder LEDs using a Simple Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-LEDs-using-a-Simple-Jig/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 00:27:58 PDT
robot statue http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-statue/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 18:38:05 PDT
Repair Damaged Power Tool Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Damaged-Power-Tool-Cord/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 20:50:03 PDT
DIY simple homemade motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-simple-homemade-motor/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 08:57:13 PDT
Two Dimensional Acetic Acid Molecule http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Dimensional-Acetic-Acid-Molecule/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 16:10:37 PDT
Stripy USB/headphone Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Stripy-USBheadphone-Wire/
Stripy USB/headphone Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/3PHH/HUYLTZGR/F2G3PHHHUYLTZGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/3PHH/HUYLTZGR/F2G3PHHHUYLTZGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/3PHH/HUYLTZGR/F2G3PHHHUYLTZGR.SMALL.jpg jenise2000 What You Need •wire (i used the usb cable for my iPod)•masking tape•some nail varnish Tape Decide where you want a stripe and put masking tape around it. Do that for the whole wire and then tape the end to the edge of a table. Paint It Paint each section with nail varnish. Done When its...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 12:42:18 PDT
Protect your iPhone's Sync Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-your-Charger-from-getting-Broken/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 00:04:53 PDT
How to make a Simple Table light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Simple-Table-light/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 00:09:55 PDT
Tilt Activated Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Activated-Cloud-Light/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:46:08 PDT
How to Replace Old Computer Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Old-Computer-Batteries/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:11 PDT
Let There Be Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-There-Be-Light/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:14:58 PDT
Wire Stripping Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Stripping-Jig/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:13:02 PDT