Instructables: exploring - home-theater - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:17:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 WOPR http://www.instructables.com/id/WOPR/
WOPR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/FL1D/HXLMMRZ1/FVJFL1DHXLMMRZ1.SMALL.jpg igotitmpm This is my WOPR tribute to the movie wargames. This is my new media player / home theater pc (htpc)for my living room hooked up to a 47" led tv..this has a working leds , itx motherboard, wireless keyboard and mouse in one,hdmi out and looks great. The begining here is the first step I did, a si...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:59:27 PDT
TV Screen Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Screen-Protector/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 20:35:43 PDT
Concrete Television http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Television/
Concrete Television - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/QE3Y/HWXLCOZF/F9FQE3YHWXLCOZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/QE3Y/HWXLCOZF/F9FQE3YHWXLCOZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/QE3Y/HWXLCOZF/F9FQE3YHWXLCOZF.SMALL.jpg ghaas How to make a television from concrete, with an unorthodox way of encasting. Get an old tv. Take an old tv apart, take only the internals. Measure the dimensions, and make from nettings a square shape of the tv.Make a mold for one side of the square tv. This mold will be reused for all the other ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:42:11 PDT
I created my own mobile cinema http://www.instructables.com/id/I-created-my-own-mobile-cinema/
I created my own mobile cinema - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DFQ3/HWNFNDDD/F1FDFQ3HWNFNDDD.SMALL.jpg bjvdb This summer I wanted to do something new. Whilst repairing a DLP projector I realized it would be a waste to only enjoy the powerful projector in the comforts of my own little room. I wanted to create a set-up that was able to be placed anywhere. After some research I found that it would be really h...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:22:52 PDT
How to Build a DIY Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-DIY-Projector-Screen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/VPFV/HQV6GKPB/FUNVPFVHQV6GKPB.SMALL.jpg griffinity For under $70, Griffin builds a classy 93-inch fixed projection screen! Also, where to buy cheap screen material—blackout cloth—and how to add a DIY tripod mount to your own projector! TOOLS Miter saw Power drill PARTS Blackout cloth, purchased here: http://www.carlofet.com/clearance-projector-scr...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:10:24 PST
Ipad wall mount next to bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Ipad-wall-mount-next-to-bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/CVI6/H7S57GBZ/FJPCVI6H7S57GBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/CVI6/H7S57GBZ/FJPCVI6H7S57GBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/CVI6/H7S57GBZ/FJPCVI6H7S57GBZ.SMALL.jpg tomgaumond I really liked the idea of having a wall mounted holder for my ipad while lying in bed and after seeing this one done by veryken I decided I would take a shot at making my own.  I bought the same holder for the Ipad from Standzout  and used some basic pieces of wood I had in the garage.  The pieces ...
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 06:46:35 PDT
Disappearing TV with Pop Up TV Lift Mounted Behind Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Disappearing-TV-Mounted-Behind-Furniture-With-Pop-/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 15:28:21 PDT
Hacking an old laptop into a 3D projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-an-old-laptop-into-a-3D-projector/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 15:57:17 PST
Way Powerful DIY Stainless Steel HDTV Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Way-Powerful-Stainless-Steel-HDTV-Antenna/
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 21:49:38 PST
TV Wall With Hidden Tech http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-With-Hidden-Tech/
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 17:59:53 PDT
A PC enclosed into an IKEA Benno TV furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/A-PC-enclosed-into-an-IKEA-Benno-TV-furniture/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 00:51:04 PDT
How to Wall Mount a Television (using a Cheetah Mount) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wall-Mount-a-Television-using-a-Cheetah-Mo/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 14:44:09 PDT
Rip, Burn, Copy DVD Movies - The best, simplest way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rip%2c-Burn%2c-Copy-DVD-Movies---The-best%2c-simplest-wa/
Rip, Burn, Copy DVD Movies - The best, simplest way. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/2CI6/EN2EQZJIWA9/FAF2CI6EN2EQZJIWA9.SMALL.jpg silliou This instructable explains how to copy whole DVD movies, including compressing them so they fit on cheaply avaliable 4.7GB blanks.Software needed: (check out www.doom9.net for downloads)- DVD Shrink- DVD DecryptorHardware needed:- DVD Movie- DVD Blank- Computer, DVD Burner, etc.This will be the basi...
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Wed, 23 Aug 2006 06:04:02 PDT
Hiding power cable and HDMI cable for wall-mounted TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-power-cable-and-HDMI-cable-for-wall-mounted/
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Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:46:00 PDT
An Easy, Portable Outdoor Movie Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-Portable-Outdoor-Movie-Screen/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 20:34:16 PDT
French Cleat Monitor/TV Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Cleat-MonitorTV-Mount/
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 23:04:45 PDT
Acoustic Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Panel/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:50:31 PDT
Hidden Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Cabinet/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:55:15 PDT
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
$5 Home Theater for March Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-50-Home-Theater-Projector-for-March-Madnes/
$5 Home Theater for March Madness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Just in time for March Madness!  Here's how to convert your Laptop, Smartphone, or Tablet into a makeshift projector.  It's really cheap, and can add a bit of creative fun to your next sports party! www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! This project is geared mainly toward college stude...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:31:08 PDT
The Pianorgan Vintage Media Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pianorgan-Vintage-Media-Hub/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:59:44 PST
Run TV Cables Above a Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-TV-Cables-Above-a-Fireplace/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:29:07 PST
DIY "Hidden" Video Projector Folding Shelf, Carbon fiber look http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hidden-Video-Projector-Folding-Shelf-Carbon/
DIY "Hidden" Video Projector Folding Shelf, Carbon fiber look - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KLZ6/HCV9CFFG/FHTKLZ6HCV9CFFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KLZ6/HCV9CFFG/FHTKLZ6HCV9CFFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/KLZ6/HCV9CFFG/FHTKLZ6HCV9CFFG.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen It has been about a year when i last time had the chance to do something to here, my two year old boy has been keeping me very busy and of course there is some homework to do to school. This instructables is about how to make video projector shelf that is cheap and reliable, but also stylish. The ...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 14:21:27 PST
Outdoor Projector Screen on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Projector-Screen-on-a-Budget/
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:11:29 PST
My Homecinema Screenwall http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Homecinema-Screenwall/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 09:04:33 PST
Decorative Sound Absorbing Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Sound-Absorbing-Panels/
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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 10:35:10 PDT
Pie-tenna, The simplest HDTV antenna possible, possibly. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-tenna-The-simplest-HDTV-antenna-possible-pos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal Pie-tenna was born out of a desire to make as simple an HDTV antenna as possible. Retail antennas are too expensive for what they are. And other antenna plans? Who wants to measure, make fractals and really, who keeps baluns on hand anymore? So, after much googling, and patent searches...... The o...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:55:40 PST
My Industrial looking HomeCinema, Build on Budget, Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Industrial-looking-HomeCinema-Build-on-Budget/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 11:37:17 PST
Change your TV cord so it works with your TV mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-your-TV-cord-so-it-works-with-your-TV-mount/
Change your TV cord so it works with your TV mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/U85Z/HAM7WX9W/FHUU85ZHAM7WX9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/U85Z/HAM7WX9W/FHUU85ZHAM7WX9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/U85Z/HAM7WX9W/FHUU85ZHAM7WX9W.SMALL.jpg bryanmaree Every once in a while we take our kids to Grandma's house to stay the night. But my parents don't have a TV, so we bring ours and that way we can have a break while the kids go crazy. I built an entertainment center at my house and it can be a pain to get the TV down and put it back up again. Too ma...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:00:36 PST
Opening Locked DVD Cases (The Green/Red Lock Kind) http://www.instructables.com/id/Opening-Locked-DVD-Cases-The-GreenRed-Lock-Kind/
Opening Locked DVD Cases (The Green/Red Lock Kind) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/AVD7/FDIY2X69/FS2AVD7FDIY2X69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/AVD7/FDIY2X69/FS2AVD7FDIY2X69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/AVD7/FDIY2X69/FS2AVD7FDIY2X69.SMALL.jpg rockiesjason I will be walking you through how to open locking DVD cases that have the Green/Red lock symbol on the edge of the case. If you have the kind with the red bar, see this instructable. Of course, I do not encourage you to use this for illegal purposes. I figured this out due to bringing home DVDs from...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 15:40:40 PST
How to Make a Shoebox iPhone/iPod Projector (WITH TEST VIDEO) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shoebox-iPhoneiPod-Projector/
How to Make a Shoebox iPhone/iPod Projector (WITH TEST VIDEO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/N1D5/H8RVC5L2/F57N1D5H8RVC5L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/N1D5/H8RVC5L2/F57N1D5H8RVC5L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/N1D5/H8RVC5L2/F57N1D5H8RVC5L2.SMALL.jpg sher179 This guide will help you make an awesome iPhone or iPod Projector out of a few household tools! Supplies You'll Need These are all the things you'll need to make the projector: Scissors Tape Shoebox Construction Paper Magnifying Glass iPhone/iPod Clay Cutting The Paper Cut the paper to fit aro...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:30:31 PDT
TV Lift Cabinet - Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Lift-Cabinet-Shelvesfoo/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:36:56 PDT
Simple and cheap indoor TV antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-cheap-indoor-TV-antenna/
Simple and cheap indoor TV antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/CWFN/H7UR8P66/FJYCWFNH7UR8P66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/CWFN/H7UR8P66/FJYCWFNH7UR8P66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/CWFN/H7UR8P66/FJYCWFNH7UR8P66.SMALL.jpg JeonLab I haven't had a cable TV for the last several years since I found my family didn't need so many (too many) channels and could watch handful of channels for free through antenna. It's called OTA (over the air) channels. You may have to give up some of your favorite channels (I personally miss the Dis...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 09:22:01 PDT
Extreme CD Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-CD-Repair/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2007 14:00:30 PST
Four Steps to Build an Ambilight for Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Steps-to-Build-an-Ambilight-for-Projector-Scr/
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:45:20 PDT
Hardwood floor|standing speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-floorstanding-speakers/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 17:56:50 PDT
Home Theater Under $500 (tips and tricks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Theater-Under-%24500-tips-and-tricks/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:48:21 PDT
How to Make a TV Lift cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-TV-Lift-cabinet/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:26:53 PST
Re-surfacing CDs so they work again. http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-surfacing-CDs-so-they-work-again./
Re-surfacing CDs so they work again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/KI44/CVSEP27VCUN/FM3KI44CVSEP27VCUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/KI44/CVSEP27VCUN/FM3KI44CVSEP27VCUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/KI44/CVSEP27VCUN/FM3KI44CVSEP27VCUN.SMALL.jpg germanpickle A simple way to remove scratches from a cd so you can get your data back off the disc again. Gather Required Materials. First gather the following materials. - Paper towel (softer is better) - Polishing cloth (eyeglasses cloth will do fine) - CD scratched beyond playability (Easy to find) - Can ...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2006 13:17:09 PST
Cheap Improved LCD Overhead Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Improved-LCD-Overhead-Projector/
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Sat, 17 May 2008 11:45:14 PDT
How to make a projector for your iPod/iPhone for about a $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-projector-for-your-iPodiPhone-for-a/
How to make a projector for your iPod/iPhone for about a $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/R6W4/GVHH294F/FDER6W4GVHH294F.SMALL.jpg MattBothell This is a fun easy project that anyone can make in about 15-20 minutes. The whole project only cost me a dollar and works good enough that I can enjoy an entire movie on it. The way it works is the light from your phone or iPod goes through the magnifying glass and magnifies onto the wall. The whole...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 18:28:46 PST
How to watch TV on your Computer for free! (Legally and illegally) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-watch-TV-on-your-Computer-for-free-Legall/
How to watch TV on your Computer for free! (Legally and illegally) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM3E/FB7FYNNI/FCWPM3EFB7FYNNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM3E/FB7FYNNI/FCWPM3EFB7FYNNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/PM3E/FB7FYNNI/FCWPM3EFB7FYNNI.SMALL.gif joejoerowley Hi, In this short instructable I going to show you a compilation of my favorite legal and illegal methods of watching TV on your computer. You may be surprised of how many great tv shows you can watch on the internet for free totally legally. If you have any suggestions please feel free to leave me ...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2008 19:36:04 PST
Building a tuneable tv antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-tuneable-tv-antenna/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:37:14 PDT
Speaker Wires Under Baseboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Wires-Under-Baseboards/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 10:33:26 PDT
Backyard Theater http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Theater/
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Thu, 1 Nov 2007 16:14:17 PDT
LED Projector Lamp v.1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Projector-Lamp-v10/
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Thu, 27 May 2010 14:51:08 PDT
How to make a fractal antenna for HDTV / DTV plus more on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fractal-antenna-for-HDTV-DTV-plus-/
How to make a fractal antenna for HDTV / DTV plus more on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/HBS5/FP8NM7XM/FD0HBS5FP8NM7XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/HBS5/FP8NM7XM/FD0HBS5FP8NM7XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/HBS5/FP8NM7XM/FD0HBS5FP8NM7XM.SMALL.jpg williamruckman This instructable is from: http://ruckman.net/archives.htm#FEATURED and submitted by William Ruckman of http://ruckman.net The first thing I would like to discuss is a little history, theory, and uses for fractal antennas. Fractal antennas are a recent discovery. First discovered back in 1988 by...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 06:44:39 PST
Cheap & simple media projector with a recycled ikea lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-simple-media-projector-with-a-recycled-ike/
Cheap & simple media projector with a recycled ikea lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DHKK/G5LEK99O/F35DHKKG5LEK99O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DHKK/G5LEK99O/F35DHKKG5LEK99O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DHKK/G5LEK99O/F35DHKKG5LEK99O.SMALL.jpg derte84 The purpose of the project is to recycle an old ikea lamp I have into something more stylish.  In my case, I want a better decorative lamp, but with few modification you can have a slide projector (powered by leds or standard bulb) or even a video projector. If you are interested, you can view the ...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:32:28 PST
Cheap Portable Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Portable-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:51:14 PST
Use an LCD Monitor as a TV Without a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-an-LCD-Monitor-as-a-TV-without-a-Computer/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2007 17:08:29 PST