Instructables: exploring - technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:22:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Bike Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Buddy/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:49:48 PST
Beefed Up iPhone Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Beefed-Up-iPhone-Cable/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:02:35 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
How to Build a Decorative HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Decorative-HTPC/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:40:15 PST
CNC milling stone http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-milling-stone/
CNC milling stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DKM7/I3PJRI63/FSTDKM7I3PJRI63.SMALL.jpg Christian Knuell Cutting stone with a CNC machine is surprisingly simple with the right tools and a few tricks.I've brought back a nice stone from my last hiking trip in Switzerland and christmas is getting closer and closer - so let's make a tealight holder... Tools Most stones are hard enough to dull and burn e...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:19:24 PST
Controlling AC light using Arduino with relay module http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-AC-light-using-Arduino-with-relay-modu/
Controlling AC light using Arduino with relay module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/Q1D1/HTVICTXW/FJ3Q1D1HTVICTXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/Q1D1/HTVICTXW/FJ3Q1D1HTVICTXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/Q1D1/HTVICTXW/FJ3Q1D1HTVICTXW.SMALL.jpg ostin jos Hello friends! I'm Ostin,I ll demonstrate how to control a AC light with Arduino using relay module.It is a simple project and also very dangerous as we are going to deal with high voltage 220v . Do not attempt if you are a amateur in dealing with high voltage. I'll answer few basic questions, w...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:02:19 PDT
Play with glowing neurons? A novel framework for interactive neuron simulation in hardware. http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-glowing-neurons-A-novel-framework-for-in/
Play with glowing neurons? A novel framework for interactive neuron simulation in hardware. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/B1CY/I3TH5KQ6/FZYB1CYI3TH5KQ6.SMALL.jpg nspike Please note: The present EEPA theory and the corresponding hardware implementation were developed in the context of my bachelor thesis research. The explanations given here are written for a broad audience. If you are interested in the thesis, the project, have questions or remarks, please do not he...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:10:35 PST
Winter Weather Face Shield with Defogger Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Weather-Face-Shield-with-Defogger-Fans/
Winter Weather Face Shield with Defogger Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ZPKB/I3S5PYXY/FVKZPKBI3S5PYXY.SMALL.jpg JLung Mark 1 Winter Face ShieldLooking for a way to protect my face from harsh winter conditions, without enduring damp scarves pressed against my mouth or the excessive, mummy like, wrapping of my head, I created headgear with a magnetic visor that is defogged by tiny 5 volt fans.This instructable will g...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:53:20 PST
Inch Worm Soft Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Inch-Worm-Soft-Robot/
Inch Worm Soft Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/0N3F/I3PJYL6A/F3D0N3FI3PJYL6A.SMALL.jpg jcee52 (Time-lapsed videos above of Inch Worm Soft Robot)A few months back, I saw the videos of Matthew Borgatti’s soft robots (videos below) and was really captivated by them. They inspired me to think about building a soft robot using pneumatic pressure for locomotion, but as a newbie to both Arduino a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:32:12 PST
Remote Volume Control for old stereo amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Volume-Control-for-old-stereo-amp/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:39 PST
Burning Laser with Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Laser-with-Joule-Thief/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:21:24 PST
Automatic Secret Library Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Secret-Library-Door/
Automatic Secret Library Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/I12A/I3THEBDL/F2UI12AI3THEBDL.SMALL.jpg Krizbleen I've always wanted to have a secret bookshelf door. Who wouldn't? So when I finished my attic, I had the chance to construct a custom bookshelf door that opens and closes by sliding into a space behind the wall, revealing my home office.But I wanted to go farther than that - I wanted it to automat...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:26:37 PST
How to use a multimeter to check voltage, continuity and battery charges http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-multimeter-to-check-voltage-continuit/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:26:57 PST
How to build a custom "bed of nails" tester for your 3D printer electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-custom-bed-of-nails-tester-for-your/
How to build a custom "bed of nails" tester for your 3D printer electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/STN4/I3BHK6I7/FMYSTN4I3BHK6I7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/STN4/I3BHK6I7/FMYSTN4I3BHK6I7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/STN4/I3BHK6I7/FMYSTN4I3BHK6I7.SMALL.jpg snifikino If you are manufacturing a lot of PCBs (Printed Circuit Board), you will want to have some sort of QA to ensure your boards are functional and without defects. The most popular method for in-circuit testing is the use of a bed of nails fixture. There are many very expensive solutions to that but you...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:25:37 PST
Make you own custom remote control for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-you-own-custom-remote-controle-for-your-proje/
Make you own custom remote control for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/W20K/I3R76H2C/FQ1W20KI3R76H2C.SMALL.jpg Vitim I did a project that used an arduino and a IR remove library to control a couple things.So in this instructable I show how you can repurpose a remote control to your on purpose.And you don't need anything fancy to make a good looking remote control.It just depends on your graphics skills :) Choose...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:34:19 PST
Glass with accelerometer controlled light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-with-accelerometer-controlled-light/
Glass with accelerometer controlled light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZS3O/I3S5OC46/FUDZS3OI3S5OC46.SMALL.gif ademon I have started this project as a bed side glass with lighting feature. When I have moved forward I explored different usages in different contexts.Bed side glass scenario:When the user wakes up and needs to drink water, he/she turns the glass. When the glass flips over, it lights up, thanks to the a...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:55:33 PST
Arduino Finite State Machine and multitasks http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Finite-State-Machine/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:24:02 PST
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
Eco-Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Column/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:08:21 PST
Hidden Digital Audio Recorder: Hands Up, Don't Shoot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Up-Dont-Shoot/
Hidden Digital Audio Recorder: Hands Up, Don't Shoot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/A7DO/I3R71V6W/F4WA7DOI3R71V6W.SMALL.jpg souvikpaul89 This project was developed to fulfill the requirements of the Products of Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. It was conceived in the context of Becky Stern’s Making Studio class.It seems impossible to turn on the TV, log onto Facebook, or check Twitter without hearing ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:54:38 PST
Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Control-Light-switch-ARDUINO/
Remote Control Light switch (ARDUINO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1ZBE/I3TH9NOG/FL41ZBEI3TH9NOG.SMALL.jpg blubflubify So I was sick of falling asleep with the light on... And this is what i came up with! Parts of this instructable were borrowed from other people but a lot of what was borrowed has been modified for this application. I hope you enjoy building this project because it's pretty sick! Materials Materi...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:06:05 PST
Create a 3D printed 3D fractal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-printed-3D-fractal/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:34:51 PDT
How to Create 3d Printable Articulated Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-3d-Printable-Articulated-Sculptures/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:34:22 PST
RE-Inflatable Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/RE-Inflatable-Vest/
RE-Inflatable Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WSK9/I3S5L2YE/FHQWSK9I3S5L2YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WSK9/I3S5L2YE/FHQWSK9I3S5L2YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/WSK9/I3S5L2YE/FHQWSK9I3S5L2YE.SMALL.jpg ZiyunQ Office workers are constantly hunched over their laptops and computers for long hours every day. This causes back pains and bad posture. The Inflatable Vest is an interactive reminder for people to correct their bad habits. Every 20 minutes bubbles will inflate, forcing the user to stretch back and ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:23:53 PST
Learn How to Operate a Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Operate-a-Mori-Seiki-NT-1000SZM/
Learn How to Operate a Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/X4X5/I3R6ZXY5/F86X4X5I3R6ZXY5.SMALL.jpg danvida The Mori Seiki NT-1000SZM is a very capable multi-axis CNC machine that can make a variety of complex parts. It is a combination of two lathes and one mill in one machine and is capable of continuously making parts around the clock for years on end. Mori Seiki engineered this amazing machine tool ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:45 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Wood Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Phone-Case/
Wood Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/IX98/I3R70N24/FIFIX98I3R70N24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/IX98/I3R70N24/FIFIX98I3R70N24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/IX98/I3R70N24/FIFIX98I3R70N24.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer Ever since the invention of the very fragile touch screen. We've been looking to protect our valuable possessions, our smart phones. One of the main ways that we do this is with phone cases. Now, with that said, phone customization has come a long way. It has offered several very different styles to...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:26:17 PST
Smartphone controlled mood light http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-controlled-mood-light/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:12:48 PST
A Comprehensive Intel Edison Getting Started Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Intel-Edison-Getting-Started-Guide/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:58:43 PST
Laser Glow Writer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Glow-Writer-Introduction/
Laser Glow Writer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/62VQ/I3R706IJ/FD462VQI3R706IJ.SMALL.jpg ril3y IntroThe Glow Writer is a CNC single point projector that uses a near ultra violet laser to excite photons on luminescent material. Basically, it's a laser that shoots at glow-in-the-dark vinyl (glow paint?) and makes it glow where it hits. At it's heart, the Laser Glow Writer is a 2-axis CNC machi...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:21:57 PST
QuickType - A new way to type! http://www.instructables.com/id/QuickType-A-new-way-to-type/
QuickType - A new way to type! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/QQHR/I3PJOKNI/FOSQQHRI3PJOKNI.SMALL.jpg sarju7 Hello! Today I am going to be showing you how to build the QuickType. What the QuickType does is that it types out whatever you say into the serial monitor of the arduino with the press of a button from the QuickType app I developed on MIT App Inventor. It uses bluetooth, so it can be used from far ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:21:29 PST
Bending PMMA (plexiglass) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bending-PMMA-plexiglass/
Bending PMMA (plexiglass) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/OLA3/I3H5T3WL/FWVOLA3I3H5T3WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/OLA3/I3H5T3WL/FWVOLA3I3H5T3WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/OLA3/I3H5T3WL/FWVOLA3I3H5T3WL.SMALL.jpg katrijn_haezebrouck We are a group of 3 students of the second year Industrial Design (Kortrijk, Belgium).We got an assignment for building a machine with which we could bend PMMA, also known as plexiglass.We chose to experiment with the concept of using several tubes, through which the plexiglass is led for bending.We...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:10:31 PST
Intel Edison Live Temperature Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Live-Temperature-Display/
Intel Edison Live Temperature Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/G2LV/I3H5MUFZ/FQPG2LVI3H5MUFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/G2LV/I3H5MUFZ/FQPG2LVI3H5MUFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/G2LV/I3H5MUFZ/FQPG2LVI3H5MUFZ.SMALL.jpg ainsey11 Hi There everyone!It's been a long time since I posted anything on here, and I thought the new Intel IoT release would be a great idea to create a instructable.So - What is IoT?IoT stands for "Internet of Things" which is a development of the "Internet" where it is planned for every device to have...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:30:45 PST
Build a 3D printed Dalek! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-3D-printed-Dalek/
Build a 3D printed Dalek! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/GH5I/I3H5OCJ7/FFZGH5II3H5OCJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/GH5I/I3H5OCJ7/FFZGH5II3H5OCJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/GH5I/I3H5OCJ7/FFZGH5II3H5OCJ7.SMALL.jpg snifikino One of the most fearsome enemy of The Doctor is the Dalek. Those creatures, whose sole purpose is to EXTERMINATE! can now be part of your collection.Here's how you can 3D print your own, very accurate Dalek.Design and photos provided by Audrey 2 with some of my own modifications. Decide on your m...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:47:43 PST
Smiley - a smile-triggered candy machine that shares! http://www.instructables.com/id/Smiley/
Smiley - a smile-triggered candy machine that shares! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/XN9A/I3H5OTNO/FDAXN9AI3H5OTNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/XN9A/I3H5OTNO/FDAXN9AI3H5OTNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/XN9A/I3H5OTNO/FDAXN9AI3H5OTNO.SMALL.jpg Mmezhibovskaya Below is the process I went through to create Smiley, the smile-triggered candy machine that invites and shares the reward simultaneously! Smiley Video Tools and Materials Arduino Uno kit Experimenter’s Guide for Arduino Candy Wizard: Motion Activated Candy Dispenser (Here's the one I got!)...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:14:34 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
LED - Mega Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/KNHU/I3PRO1MA/FT6KNHUI3PRO1MA.SMALL.jpg Michalsky If you can't see the original video in your country please try this other link of a "music edited version": Bill of Material (All you will need) For the Housing Three 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (black) One 300x300mm x 3mm thickness Acrylic glass (trasparent) ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SMALL.jpg m_vanness This project was designed and built by students in the Architecture program at the California College of the Arts; Manali Chitre (MAAD), Anh Vu (BArch), and Mallory Van Ness (MArch). The studio course was called Creative Architecture Machines (Fall 2014) and was taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Mic...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Wine o'clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-oclock/
Wine o'clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ENWB/I3H5KQ5Z/FHQENWBI3H5KQ5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ENWB/I3H5KQ5Z/FHQENWBI3H5KQ5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ENWB/I3H5KQ5Z/FHQENWBI3H5KQ5Z.SMALL.jpg Raitis From now on the time is always wine o'clock! Let's just hope no one ends up an alcoholic because of that.The idea of making this clock came from a need to utilize some cut-offs I had from making wine bottle lampshades (last picture in step), but I seriously consider this a good alternative of reusin...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Wi-fi-Webcam-From-An-Old-Android-Phone/
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid ***Please send some contest votes my way! I've entered this instructable in the Protected, 3D Design, and Formlabs contests and I'd really appreciate your support!***Turning one of my old Android phones into a webcam is something I've been thinking about doing for a long time now. A couple of year...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:10:20 PST
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sky-Printer-Prototyping-An-Adaptable-Large-Scale-3/
Sky Printer - Prototyping An Adaptable Large-Scale 3d-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/QSL0/I3H5JJRZ/F9TQSL0I3H5JJRZ.SMALL.jpg flesh_dog The Sky Printer is an adaptable, cable-based delta-gantry system that can span large areas with a minimal footprint. The Sky Printer is designed for large- scale applications in potentially remote locations. It can be understood as the evolution of the conventional 3d-printer. We are a team of two a...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:25:02 PST
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tricopter-with-Rotor-Bits/
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/BP2H/I3PJMZRY/FF3BP2HI3PJMZRY.SMALL.jpg Toglefritz This Instructable will teach you how to build a tricopter with Rotor Bits. This Instructable also contains theoretical discussions, tips, tricks, and other information that I hope will get you well on your way to becoming a tricopter expert.Craft DesignLet's begin by taking a moment to discuss the d...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:02:22 PST
Space Weaver: A Seven Foot Tall 3D Weaving Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Weaver-A-Seven-Foot-Tall-3D-Weaving-Machine/
Space Weaver: A Seven Foot Tall 3D Weaving Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ETHO/I3PRHTHR/FC7ETHOI3PRHTHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ETHO/I3PRHTHR/FC7ETHOI3PRHTHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ETHO/I3PRHTHR/FC7ETHOI3PRHTHR.SMALL.jpg EvanBowman Space Weaver is a student-designed 3D weaving machine created by Prerna Auplish, Evan Bowman, and Ryan Chen at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The machine was created in the Digital Craft Lab (http://digitalcraft.cca.edu/) Creative Architecture Machines Advanced Studio with ins...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:13:26 PST
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-40W-CNC-Laser-cutter-from-bad-to-better-with-3/
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H51R/I3TH93XC/F52H51RI3TH93XC.SMALL.jpg Zilver This project turns a bad functioning Chinese K40III laser-cutter into a footprint to workspace ratio optimized DIY laser-cutter. I will try my best to cover what one could do differently to save money or optimize parts if you're building from scratch.These sites/lasers had great impact on my decisi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:13:58 PST
Magic Wand TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Wand-TV-Remote/
Magic Wand TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/QLYO/I3OFRLI7/FNKQLYOI3OFRLI7.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer One night about a month or so ago, I was watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory. In this particular episode, Howard and Raj were controlling their TV using a MAGIC WAND TV REMOTE!!!!!! Upon witnessing this sheer awesomeness, the preteen Harry Potter Fangirl inside of me had a minor heart attack...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:43:37 PST
Awesome Farm Drones! http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Farm-Drones/
Awesome Farm Drones! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/17W3/I3KC64JC/FA917W3I3KC64JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/17W3/I3KC64JC/FA917W3I3KC64JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/17W3/I3KC64JC/FA917W3I3KC64JC.SMALL.jpg dcq32 What do Old Spice and I have in common? Acknowledgement of an epidemic of tragic overspray. Albeit in my case it's related to agriculture. Every year thousands of gallons of pesticide are wasted on perfectly healthy crops. Isn't it time that we figure out exactly which crops are unhealthy so we can ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:15:54 PST
LED-coaster/LED-onderzetter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-coasterLED-onderzetter/
LED-coaster/LED-onderzetter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/TJI9/I3KC49YD/F6GTJI9I3KC49YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/TJI9/I3KC49YD/F6GTJI9I3KC49YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/TJI9/I3KC49YD/F6GTJI9I3KC49YD.SMALL.jpg Alexander Magielse Voor een project op school moesten wij een lichtarmatuur ontwerpen waarin geplooid plexiglas wordt gebruikt.In het begin werd gedacht om een onderzetter te maken die oplicht als het glas leeg of bijna leeg is, zo kan in een restaurant, cafe,... de onderzetter gebruikt worden om te kijken of iemand e...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:30:12 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Using a standard filament 3D printer, artificial robot muscles can be directly printed. These air powered muscles can be used in all kinds of robots or powered prostheses.Intro pic shows a six muscle flower robot activated. Such a simple robot could be used to indicate air pressure, temperature or a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-GreatQuick-DIY-PCB-Etching-youll-love/
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SMALL.jpg BruceM1 BackgroundThere are many great instructional posts about various methods of etching PCB boards. Most merely describe the process, give a couple pointers but are not very robust and you may end up like me; underwhelmed with your results wondering why you wasted 4 hours on a useless semi-copper plate...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:42:36 PST
Simple Cooling System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cooling-System/
Simple Cooling System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/3EZM/I3OFOAK2/FVV3EZMI3OFOAK2.SMALL.jpg Stefan Gales I wanted to make a system as simple as possible. And especially to have a decanter reservoir.Can be used on: cnc milling machine , manual milling machine , boring machine , band saw and so on. Materials I used recycled parts : a former fountain pump and reservoirs made from plastic drums. Using...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:13:28 PST
Stand alone video surveillance system with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-video-surveillance-system-with-Raspber/
Stand alone video surveillance system with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NH3Y/I3N2DWHV/FHENH3YI3N2DWHV.SMALL.jpg emmeshop This tutorial describes how to build a stand alone video surveillance system based on Raspberry Pi. We will use a Raspberry Pi Camera that continuously record the video on a usb flash drive. This creates video files of 15 minutes continuously. Periodically, the oldest files are deleted to free space...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:39:18 PST