Instructables: exploring - workshop - electric Tue, 4 Aug 2015 23:48:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hardin-F-180 Furnace Thermocouple Replacement
Hardin-F-180 Furnace Thermocouple Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhudson20 How I figured out how to replace the thermocouple on a Hardin 180 furnace. Removal Of Mesh Gaurd Remove the 6 screws with washers holding mesh Heat guard in place. Ceramic cones may or may not stay in place. Lid Assembly Remove 4 screws on back holding lid assembly to furnace body. Set aside...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:24:22 PDT
How To Make an Electric Go-Kart
How To Make an Electric Go-Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> HowToLou This go-kart was built from the ground up, including metal work, fiberglass, hardware and software.
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:38:34 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components.
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome Scope of Project.The objective of this project is to assemble and install a stand alone solar power system (Photo Voltaic or PV) . My goal is to run 2 LED light bulbs in fixtures on my workbench and charge/maintain my power tool batteries. My estimated load will be 2 x 10W/LED bulbs, and 85W for t...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle!
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> MechEngineerMike Converting a motorcycle to an electric vehicle is not as difficult as you might think. An EV conversion can be done with 100% off the shelf parts with the aid of various build instructions available for free on the internet. Lots of people have built these things before.But that's not to suggest tha...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:31:26 PDT
Electric Garden Cart
Electric Garden Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdunckel A self-powered dumping garden cart Brainstorming I could really use a power assisted garden cart and it would put a cherry on top of it dumped. I picked up a free broken treadmill today and decided it was a good start. I will attempt to grow this instructable as the project develops but I wanted ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 20:07:53 PDT
How To Solder With A Soldering Pen
How To Solder With A Soldering Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> XxelectricmanxX Materials Solder penRosin core solder Moist spongeWell ventilated area, outside is bestMoist sponge you won't use for anything else, because of the led in the solder Getting Started First get your item you want to solder.Second make you have that moist sponge ready and plug that solder pen in...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:10:38 PDT
Electric Furnace
Electric Furnace - More DIY How To Projects]]> TunerFreak About a year ago I started playing with small furnaces to melt down aluminum, and like most people I went with a charcoal/wood burning furnace. However, after a while I decided there must be a better alternative to charcoal burning furnaces. In this instructable I will show you how to build a very s...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 18:38:35 PDT
New Idea Of Electric Train
New Idea Of Electric Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gursimran Singh 425 this is a new type of train inspired from the idea of Mr.Arvind Gupta but the difference is that it is not running one neodymium magnets but a simple magnet covered with aluminium foil due to less availability of neodymium magnets it works by the basic mechanism of electric motor as the magnets are ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:00:11 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy
Recover Exhaust Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pushan Panda While the world is making the evolution towards cleaner and greener sources of transportation, we still have some years to go before making a full transition to these technologies. Even then it would take most of the world some further years to catch up to those innovations. Here we present a sma...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Wedge it in a crack. Get some light behind the refrigerator to inspect or under the couch to find that lost screw. Coil the en...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
electric sweeper
electric sweeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gursimran Singh 425 this is a easy diy electric sweeper it runs very smoothly and can clean the spaces where large brooms cannot reach Collecting materials take cardboard9v batteryarminourfeviquick or instant gluecredit card old Cut the pieces cut the pieces and join them with small nuts and bolts as shown in th...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:42:38 PST
The Solar-Power Pin
The Solar-Power Pin - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtogether In any disaster, arguably one of the most important resources to the average human being is electricity (after food, water, and shelter, of course.) This wearable solar panel does not hold electricity, but can provide electricity in the case of emergency. It is designed to accompany the Solar-Powe...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:24:32 PST
Brush Bot
Brush Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> kushal kumar Makers: Ranjan GowdaLocation: Banjarapalya E4D Maker spaceMaterial;1.brush2.pager motor3. Double sided tape 4.Coin cellTools:1.Nose player Cut the brush First take any old brush and cut it like this with the help of nose player. Stick the pager motor Take the pager motor and double sided tape ...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:29:25 PST
Dog proofing a gate electric motor.
Dog proofing a gate electric motor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mjtrinihobby I came home from a day of work only to discover my gate motor refused to work. Upon closer inspection I saw significant damage due to claw and teeth marks! I love my doggies but this time they went too far. That motor cost me 7500tt and I can't afford to have it become a snack to my dogs again. I ne...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:46:18 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp
Mason Jar Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a fun little project to build out of scrap pipe and an old mason jar. Another option is to buy the parts from the hardware store which should run around $50.This lamp was built from purchased ½” pipe and fittings. The fittings are generally bagged. The pipe comes with labels glued to the...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:16:16 PST
Simple ThermoElectric Build
Simple ThermoElectric Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> tiggeroush2 First we gather needed items. I used a TEC1-12709 off ebay, but a TEC1-12715 puts out more power.One fan from the Dollar Tree. One zip tie to hold it down.Two heat sinks came from old TVs (in picture) or computers (in video).Put the TEC between the two heat sinks.Wire the TEC to the motor. If you a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:01:34 PST
Numechron digital clock
Numechron digital clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> DickB1 My Numechron Digital Clock design was inspired by the Pennwood Model 1364 digital clock. Clocks of this type originated in the 1930s, and were built for many years by the Pennwood and Lawson companies in many different wood, metal, and plastic case styles. I really liked the Art Deco style of the Mo...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:25:42 PST
A Cabin in the woods...a work in progress........
A Cabin in the woods...a work in progress........ - More DIY How To Projects]]> hobbybuilder I have always wanted to build a cabin in the woods, a getaway from the rat race. We bought our farm in 2001 and lived on it for about 4 years. We bought another house in a nearby town and moved there. We actually had our farm up for sale for about a year, but it was back around 2009 and the real ...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:32:50 PST
DIY Custom Guitar
DIY Custom Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> wtheune Although there are many guides to building a guitar, my goal here is to demonstrate, the entirety of the build process, from choosing materials to stringing the guitar and plugging it into an amp. For that reason, I have chosen to create instructions for this project in pieces and continue to upload...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:09:04 PST
Wing Car
Wing Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> dakshgupt When we Daksh and Adi were a testing a wing fixed on motor, we thought of designing an electric vehicle which had a fan on top to move it. LETs START with it.Items needed: 1) A small bottle2) solder iron and solder wire3) Dry cells and wires4) scale and paper balls5) Motor and a fan wing. Take a S...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:54:38 PDT
Electric Motorbike
Electric Motorbike - More DIY How To Projects]]> swm5376 This project began with a free Razor Pocket Mod Scooter found on the side of the road. Although it didn't run, the frame was in good shape. I decided to use whatever parts I could salvage and combine them with a mountain bike and custom body to build a more powerful (and adult size) electric motor...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:22:09 PDT
Aries Electric Bike
Aries Electric Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> tekler Hello everyone. I am here to introduce my latest project. An electric bike with a frame built specifically for it. Nothing conversions and weird stuff.The first thing you can see is the first design. It was created to house inside a specific of the parts already available. Although I do not hav...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 05:51:13 PDT
Retro Electric Tea Lamp
Retro Electric Tea Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Enxuccio A friend asked me to enlighten the peninsula (table) of its cuisine. I saw these tea lamps in a supermarket. I decided to buy them and give them a new and different life! :) What you need: Tea Lamp Lamp Holder Screwdriver Sheet metal Cutter Hole Saw String Few feet of Chain Light from th...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:40:52 PDT
Gas Beating Electric Race Kart
Gas Beating Electric Race Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ganhaar Invented in the 50's and race tuned over the last 60+ years, the kart is the training ground of F1 drivers and the simplest and purest driving experience on 4 wheels. What could make it better?Arguably the weakest link is the noisy engine that needs regular and expensive rebuilds to keep it competi...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:19:06 PDT
Electric Microkart with Independent Suspension
Electric Microkart with Independent Suspension - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ganhaar This Instructable provides an overview of the design and construction of a small electric go-kart or microkart with brushless motors, lithium batteries, independent suspension and a composite deck chassis, built from new components for under $1500. By keeping the design as light as possible, this m...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:28:29 PDT
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board - More DIY How To Projects]]> AnEngineersView For years I have been using my trimmer with upgraded LiPo batteries, kind of like the ones used in an RC car. LiPo batteries have worked well and provided much more trimmer use time at quite a bit less weight. The problem was the motor finally gave out the other day. The trimmer overall performance ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:04:46 PDT
Paint Spraying Turner
Paint Spraying Turner - More DIY How To Projects]]> matsom I was fed up trying to spray paint items off my classic car and getting paint on my hands whilst holding the item with a hook and trying to turn it around at the same time. Invariably I would also miss a bit due to the difficulty of turning it around and spraying the paint at the same time, I'm a ma...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 16:37:51 PDT
Electric switch that looks like an hydraulic valve
Electric switch that looks like an hydraulic valve - More DIY How To Projects]]> landimatteo Looking around I have seen a lot of ideas and examples of home-made lamps built with plumbing. I noticed that (unlike those produced professionally) very few of these lamps have an electric switch aesthetically consistent with the style(looking like a sort of valve, and if possible not only disguise...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 18:03:24 PDT
Electric Height Adjustable Desk
Electric Height Adjustable Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> etoz5000 I wanted a height adjustable desk so I could stand while using my computer (but also sit when I wanted to), but I didn't want to spend a fortune on it and was also in need of a good project. So here's what I came up with. It's an electric desk that moves up and down at the flick of a switch. The hei...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 20:46:07 PDT
Electric Drill Bike
Electric Drill Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> griffenjoy1277 This bike is powered by a drill and goes as fast as a barbie jeep with a low battery. This process takes only 10 minutes. Materials - Twist Ties- Drill- Old bike ( without chain ) Twist Tying The Drill To The Bike First, you get your bike and twist tie a drill to it. The drill spindle needs ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:37:08 PDT
Authentic Lighting
Authentic Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> aysglodacı How to start? ​Materials 90cm x 30cm x 2.5cm massive wooden plate2.5cm diameter 40cm length wooden stick Hemp ropeLacquer paint(walnut)Paint burshLed spot lightDrillBandsaw Sanding paper8 pieces screwsElektrical cableElektrical tapeSilicon,Lamp socketNippers Form Cut 2 pieces square plates wi...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 11:05:07 PDT
broom sticks lamp- make at home
broom sticks lamp- make at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> shankybatra this lamp can easily be made at home with some old broom sticks and's how i made it: cut the sticks first, you need some sticks( i got them from an old broken broom) of almost same thickness.cut them as per your design.for my design i had to cut: for the triangular part-3 sticks - 7 in...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:37:06 PDT
Electric motor bike (revised with better description) moslof88 I recently saw this mountain bike with a free sign on it, so I snatched it up and took it home and with minimal effort got it running like new again. Then I remembered i had a razor scooter motor and I decided to see if I could power the bike using only the manufacturers wheel and apply friction to ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:34:28 PDT sharkdanger
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 08:37:14 PST
Day and Night Time Lighting for Developing Communities: Hybrid Moser Bottles
Day and Night Time Lighting for Developing Communities: Hybrid Moser Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> hayesms In my Technical Communications course at Rose-Hulman, I worked with a fantastic team of three other students to complete a research project intended to aid the efforts of our Engineers Without Borders club. Our specific project was meant to give Gomoa Gyaman--a small, Ghanaian, subsistence farming c...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:25:19 PST
Secret compartment electric outlet
Secret compartment electric outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> mugs8565 What you need: Electric outlet Screwdriver Item that will fit in outlet Electric Outlet cover Warning- Do NOT insert anything metal in the outlet Locate a power outlet Unscrew the Outlet You will see an empty space Find any item you want to put in the space (Optional) You can use...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:50 PST
Electrolysis Machine
Electrolysis Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbecks This instructable will teach you how to build a very simple but effective electrolysis machine for cleaning old coins or metal objects. I use this to clean ancient roman coins that have a thick build up of sediment on them from sitting in the ground for thousands of years.WARNING: some people do not...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:19:42 PST
Battery Powered Hovercraft
Battery Powered Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> EdventureChildrensMuseum You need a hover craft. You don't need to be tethered by a cord. You definitely don't want gas powered. Let's build a lithium battery powered hovercraft   ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 09:44:27 PST
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ganhaar I've been looking forward to the arrival of electric car technology. Not just for the smooth quiet power, wide torque range, cheap running costs and minimal maintenance, but to design and build cars to take advantage of the simplicity and flexible packaging offered by electric technology. Some new...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:56:59 PST
Concentrated Photovoltaics with a Power Transistor bubal With the famous 2N3055 power transistor it is possible to make a solar cell or photovoltaic cell, a really small one. But with the help of a magnifying glass it produces enough electricity to move a tiny motor. This motor works with a voltage as low as 0.3 Volts. It is very important to use a radiat...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:46:35 PST
Life size Electric Chair for $8.00 matersgurl I always wanted a full size electric chair prop, but It was always such a huge expense and frankly quite a daunting task. This idea came to me while  planning our Annual Halloween Party theme...This year is "Escaped". I kept getting this vision of an escaped criminal in his last few minutes before ...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:50:43 PDT
How to Repair a Fuselage Break with the Magic Triangle, Feat. The HawkFighter 6!! Killer Planes Check us out!!
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:46:44 PDT
Fix a broken meter cupboard latch MatB A very simple photo Instructable of how I fixed my gas meter cupboard latch with some Sugru. I tried using kitchen foil to prevent the Sugru sticking where I wanted it to be able to turn. This had the desired effect, but I struggled to remove it from the Sugru. I'd try cling film next time.
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 04:37:59 PDT
Solar Swing-Set (PV Playhouse)
Solar Swing-Set (PV Playhouse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson This project is a Solar-Powered Swing-Set. No, the solar does not make the swing run. Rather, this project re-uses a child's playset as a ground-mount to support a solar panel. For some time, I've been playing with solar, and wanted to get more solar power in my life. (See Solar-Powered PowerW...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 16:40:40 PDT
Regular to electric bike conversion
Regular to electric bike conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> AeroKB Hi Folks! Below I share my experience converting a regular lady bike to an electric trailer equipped bike. This was intended to transport around 6 bottles of water (5 Liter/1.3 gallon each). Enjoy. Barto The ideia I wanted to adapt my mother's bike to allow her to ride her bike easier becau...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 11:32:55 PDT
Electric Height Adjustable Desk
Electric Height Adjustable Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwilcott I really wanted a geek desk, but they're like 1,000 dollars. So I built my own for about 200 bucks (not including top). This is simply a regular desk that can rise up with a push of a button and turn into a standing desk. It takes about one minute to raise, speedier linear actuators are expensive.  ...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:54:07 PDT
(1.0)EVSE: CONVERTING A LEVEL 1 (12AMP) TO A LEVEL 2 (12 AMP) (Take a look at 2.0)
(1.0)EVSE: CONVERTING A LEVEL 1 (12AMP) TO A LEVEL 2 (12 AMP) (Take a look at 2.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave-H   This design is a little awkward to use, but my intent was to make a small, simple, portable level 2 charger out of a level 1 charger for the occasional use on the road. I have made a number of designs which are more user friendly but are not as electronically simple. And I will be posting some of ...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:02:18 PDT
How to Build an Electric Ukulele!
How to Build an Electric Ukulele! - More DIY How To Projects]]> OutdoorGirl16196 When I saw the telelele on tumblr, I was inspired to start building one of my own. I had never built anything instrument related before, and it sounded like an easy way to prep me for building my dream project; an archtop/hollow body electric guitar. (possibly looking a bit like the Gibson Trini-Lop...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:44:58 PDT
Electric Mini-Motorcycle!
Electric Mini-Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> robermelendez This instructable will show you how to design, build and test your own mini motorcycle. Small electric vehicles are a great way to learn engineering, physics and many hands-on skills. We'll start with an old pocket motorcycle frame and end up with an EV capable of cruising at 20-25 miles an hour (or...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:00:32 PDT