Instructables: exploring - science - electricity http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Jun 2016 04:32:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Words-Into-Wood-With-Electricity/
Burning Words Into Wood With Electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKLB/IPIYQ0ZM/FZGVKLBIPIYQ0ZM.SMALL.jpg austiwawa Burn Words into Wood with Electricity - Lichtenberg FiguresA while back I uploaded an Instructable explaining how to burn Lichtenberg figures into wood using an old microwave transformer. Now after doing a bit of experimenting I came up with a simple way that you can actually burn words into wood by...
By: austiwawa

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:02:48 PDT
DANGER: CRAZY HIGH VOLTAGE ARCS (Jacob's Ladder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/335X/IOT2UI4T/FCS335XIOT2UI4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/335X/IOT2UI4T/FCS335XIOT2UI4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/335X/IOT2UI4T/FCS335XIOT2UI4T.SMALL.jpg ColeTrainTen This project was created by Adam Meikle, Colton Berge and Aidan Hutchison, WHS AP Physics Period 5.Explanation:The Jacobs ladder works by taking a high voltage current on one copper wire and bridges to the other wire by arcing. The current follows the path of least resistance which is the second cop...
By: ColeTrainTen

Sun, 29 May 2016 19:11:13 PDT
Electricity Generation from Piezoelectric element http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generation-From-Piezoelectric-Element/
Electricity Generation from Piezoelectric element - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/RYK1/IO6DSS3C/FFIRYK1IO6DSS3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/RYK1/IO6DSS3C/FFIRYK1IO6DSS3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/RYK1/IO6DSS3C/FFIRYK1IO6DSS3C.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz Hello Instructables !In this Instructables we will generate electricity from piezoelectric element by using the phenomenonof PIEZOELECTRIC EFFECTPIEZOELECTRIC EFFECTPiezoelectric Effect is the ability of certain materials to generate an electric charge in response to applied mechanical stress .The p...
By: JunezRiyaz

Sat, 14 May 2016 02:19:46 PDT
Greenest Energy in the Earth - Vegetable battery (MEDELIS BATTERY green) http://www.instructables.com/id/Greenest-Energy-in-the-Earth-Vegetable-Battery-MED/
Greenest Energy in the Earth - Vegetable battery (MEDELIS BATTERY green) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/OGOC/IN3EI1QQ/FIMOGOCIN3EI1QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/OGOC/IN3EI1QQ/FIMOGOCIN3EI1QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/OGOC/IN3EI1QQ/FIMOGOCIN3EI1QQ.SMALL.jpg RolandasM I'll Show You - How deliver electric power in alternative ways - Greenest Energy in the Earth...I named this (MEDELIS BATTERY green) This battery generates electric power out of Vegetables (all kind of Vegetables, Fruits or Plants) (MEDELIS BATTERY green) powerful and super basic... To make the ME...
By: RolandasM

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 04:08:18 PDT
Human Body powered battery (MEDELIS BATTERY 19nh DNA) http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Body-Powered-Battery-MEDELIS-BATTERY-19nh-DN/
Human Body powered battery (MEDELIS BATTERY 19nh DNA) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/TKZT/IN0FFYHV/F63TKZTIN0FFYHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/TKZT/IN0FFYHV/F63TKZTIN0FFYHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/TKZT/IN0FFYHV/F63TKZTIN0FFYHV.SMALL.jpg RolandasM This is the 1st DIY battery in the World - turning Human Body to Electric PowerCan electricity from the human body replace batteries ?...YES !I named this (MEDELIS BATTERY 19nh DNA) - its small, powerful and super basicBattery will generate from 0.5 to 1.5 voltsThe reason why my project is being con...
By: RolandasM

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:48:36 PDT
Lemon Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Lemon-Battery-2/
Lemon Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/Q7CZ/IMDZ8B4N/FK0Q7CZIMDZ8B4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/Q7CZ/IMDZ8B4N/FK0Q7CZIMDZ8B4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/Q7CZ/IMDZ8B4N/FK0Q7CZIMDZ8B4N.SMALL.jpg Breerito This project is to demonstrate the amount of electricity exerted from four lemons that can power LEDs. Gather Materials Gather-Four lemons-Five alligator clips-Four pennies from before 1982 so they're copper plated.-Four galvanized (iron coated) screws or nails. (Screws are featured in this pict...
By: Breerito

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:55:57 PDT
Motor Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Makeover/
Motor Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/GBFQ/IJWUUEF9/FCWGBFQIJWUUEF9.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Does it feel like your motor is a little wound up? Time for a makeover! Motors are everywhere, from appliances to toothbrushes to tools. Just about anything that uses electricity and moves. This exploration takes a look inside them to see how they work and experiment with making a more powerful one....
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 05:55:42 PST
Rock Tests 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Tests-101/
Rock Tests 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SI0G/II8ZW1KK/F6JSI0GII8ZW1KK.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Rocks. They just sit around all day, so it's time to put them to the test. And if you thought tests were hard when you were younger, try when you're several million years old! This is a set of rock tests to bring Earth Science to life for the budding young geologist to the expert explorer. A lot of ...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:36:39 PST
generate electricity by walking http://www.instructables.com/id/generate-electricity-by-walking/
generate electricity by walking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6T5R/IEMNGR7W/FEX6T5RIEMNGR7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6T5R/IEMNGR7W/FEX6T5RIEMNGR7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6T5R/IEMNGR7W/FEX6T5RIEMNGR7W.SMALL.jpg grd r Hello every one do you think that we can generate electricity by walking???yes we canby using piezoelectric disc how it's work ??the piezoelectric disc will produce current when pressure is applied to it now we are going to see how to make use of it REQUIRED piezoelectric disctwo wiresLEDshoe ...
By: grd r

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 08:33:11 PDT
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphene-Battery-Battery-of-Future/
Graphene Battery : Battery of Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/I7RL/IB4B270J/FLBI7RLIB4B270J.SMALL.jpg amansinghaljpr Hey friends i am back with a project that has the potential to change the world . It is the the future of our new age batteries ...Please watch the whole video ..
By: amansinghaljpr

Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:48:36 PDT
Pipe Dream: A Low Voltage Tesla Coil or 'Slayer Exciter' http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Dream-A-Low-Voltage-Tesla-Coil-or-Slayer-Exci/
Pipe Dream: A Low Voltage Tesla Coil or 'Slayer Exciter' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/4ZAQ/IB3HNPMN/FKH4ZAQIB3HNPMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/4ZAQ/IB3HNPMN/FKH4ZAQIB3HNPMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/4ZAQ/IB3HNPMN/FKH4ZAQIB3HNPMN.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol Tesla's famous air-core transformer, the Tesla Coil, is rightly associated with blazing arcs, crashing spark gaps, and high voltage. The whole point of the Tesla coil was to serve as a source of high voltage, high frequency electricity, for Tesla's radio and wireless power experiments. But what if w...
By: Mr. Apol

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:43:45 PDT
How to make a volta pile http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-volta-pile/
How to make a volta pile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1H5S/IAWCC1WN/F7K1H5SIAWCC1WN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1H5S/IAWCC1WN/F7K1H5SIAWCC1WN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/1H5S/IAWCC1WN/F7K1H5SIAWCC1WN.SMALL.jpg austin.ching.7 Volta's Pile, also known as the Voltaic Pile,is invented by Alessendro Volta, and is the first electric cell invented.You can make a simpler version with zinc washers,cardboard and pennies. Stack them up. Cut the cardboard into circles and wet them with salty water.Stack a card circle on a zinc w...
By: austin.ching.7

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 22:12:25 PDT
How to make Chlorine Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chlorine-Gas-1/
How to make Chlorine Gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/HT2I/IAGMEO3Y/FSQHT2IIAGMEO3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/HT2I/IAGMEO3Y/FSQHT2IIAGMEO3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/HT2I/IAGMEO3Y/FSQHT2IIAGMEO3Y.SMALL.jpg RandomBuilder A lot of you probably know electrolysis with water. In this instructable I am going to show you how to take electrolysis to another level, with chlorine gas as a product. Safety Instructions + Theory WARNING! Chlorine Gas is toxic and this experiment should be performed outside or under a fume ho...
By: RandomBuilder

Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:31:23 PDT
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Maggie-the-Electromagnet/
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/O9GZ/I9B6HD0U/FQKO9GZI9B6HD0U.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Maggie sure puts the FUN in the four FUNdamental forces. This project is a great introduction to electromagnetism, the force that not only helps pick up squished cars in junkyard wars, but is also responsible for a lot of the properties of matter in everyday life. Get enough electrons flowing via yo...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Tue, 5 May 2015 16:10:53 PDT
Wind Turbine Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Game/
Wind Turbine Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/IRXF/I92LTXSM/FZHIRXFI92LTXSM.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Hold on to your hats, because it's getting windy in here! A breath of air? Post-meal flatulence? A raging tornado? Harness them all with your new wind turbine, and the game to build the best blade design for maximum watt production. This is a great activity that can be done with a whole class even w...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:53:38 PDT
Speedbreaker Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Speedbreaker-Power/
Speedbreaker Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/0SFE/I6NIBK9S/FOP0SFEI6NIBK9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/0SFE/I6NIBK9S/FOP0SFEI6NIBK9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/0SFE/I6NIBK9S/FOP0SFEI6NIBK9S.SMALL.jpg vjain3 The project deals with producing power using speed-breakers. Such speed-breakers can be used in places like toll plazas where there are speed-breakers needed. In such places a small amount of electricity can be generated where it can be used to light up street lights. There are about 350 toll plaza...
By: vjain3

Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:14:34 PST
DIY solar cell from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-cell-from-scratch/
DIY solar cell from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/LK9I/I6NI9OZ8/FYYLK9II6NI9OZ8.SMALL.jpg akolk1 Hello! In this instructable I will be showing you how to create a solar cell! I must warn you, the end product does not have any esthetic appeal whatsoever and is far from an professionally produced solar cell, but it works! This instructable will cover everything from gathering materials to measuri...
By: akolk1

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:38:31 PST
Perpetual Motion Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Motion-Machine-1/
Perpetual Motion Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/RNJ5/I5AZRKAD/F7GRNJ5I5AZRKAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/RNJ5/I5AZRKAD/F7GRNJ5I5AZRKAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/RNJ5/I5AZRKAD/F7GRNJ5I5AZRKAD.SMALL.jpg Mrfatjonable See step 1 for intro What Is A Perpetual Motion Machine Perpetual motion is motion that continues indefinitely without any external source of energy,theoretically!A perpetual motion machine is a hypothetical machine that can do work indefinitely without an energy sourceFor more information check...
By: Mrfatjonable

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:58:07 PST
How to Get Solar Roadwaysâ„˘ in Your Area - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/E6GV/I4J7HXZF/FKRE6GVI4J7HXZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/E6GV/I4J7HXZF/FKRE6GVI4J7HXZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/E6GV/I4J7HXZF/FKRE6GVI4J7HXZF.SMALL.jpg supergilligan This Instructable is a guide to help you get Solar Roadways™ installed in your area as soon as possible.Solar Roadways is a Smart Highway technology currently being developed by Scott and Julie Brusaw. They have been awarded two grants from the Department of Transportation to develop two prototypes,...
By: supergilligan

Tue, 6 Jan 2015 20:27:34 PST
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell from Mud! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-from-Mud/
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell from Mud! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/3G4J/I3PRRSXD/FB23G4JI3PRRSXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/3G4J/I3PRRSXD/FB23G4JI3PRRSXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/3G4J/I3PRRSXD/FB23G4JI3PRRSXD.SMALL.jpg eternallyethereal This cool project was something we experimented with in my Microbiology class! We were instructed to do a little background research, check out some online designs, and design our own microbial fuel cell. Then we tested our projects!I was originally going to test the amount of energy produced from t...
By: eternallyethereal

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:53:29 PST
Eddy Current Brake Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Eddy-Current-Brake-Experiment/
Eddy Current Brake Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2TJW/I3KBX88J/FUE2TJWI3KBX88J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2TJW/I3KBX88J/FUE2TJWI3KBX88J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/2TJW/I3KBX88J/FUE2TJWI3KBX88J.SMALL.jpg bubal Experiment with a neodymium magnet pendulum. The magnet passes abovevery near a block of wood and a block of aluminum. Because of the eddy currents generated on the aluminum block the movement of the magnet is damped until the magnet is braked. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddy_current_brake http://...
By: bubal

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:23:10 PST
Small Wimshurst generator from cardboard and CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/WNP8/HYZX0OQB/F1XWNP8HYZX0OQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/WNP8/HYZX0OQB/F1XWNP8HYZX0OQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/WNP8/HYZX0OQB/F1XWNP8HYZX0OQB.SMALL.jpg Sparticles The Wimshurst influence machine was a popular machine at the end of the 19th century to generate high voltages.From it's development ~1883 it superseded other devices such as the "Holtz" and "Voss" machines. It was one of the first ways to generate high voltage to more or less conveniently take Rön...
By: Sparticles

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:21:18 PDT
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Model-1882-Wireless-Telephone/
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/PAUL/HWXKAQLH/FQDPAULHWXKAQLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/PAUL/HWXKAQLH/FQDPAULHWXKAQLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/PAUL/HWXKAQLH/FQDPAULHWXKAQLH.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol The most modern of modern gadgets, the wireless telephone,is actually not so modern after all. Within 6 years of the first American patent for a telephonic device (Alexander Graham Bell, 1876), another researcher discovered a method for sending voice through the air without connecting wires. His na...
By: Mr. Apol

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:12:37 PDT
Make Silver-Colored Pennies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Silver-Colored-Pennies/
Make Silver-Colored Pennies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EXW6/HWLD2KJE/FXREXW6HWLD2KJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EXW6/HWLD2KJE/FXREXW6HWLD2KJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/EXW6/HWLD2KJE/FXREXW6HWLD2KJE.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This guide will show you how to transform boring old pennies into shiny silvery wonders! The method of choice is, in this case, electrochemistry. Specifically, this Instructable will use electroplating to put the shine on your moolah. In other words, we will coat a normal penny in a thin layer of...
By: PopsicleGhoul

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:09:31 PDT
Microbial Fuel Cells - A Way to Generate Clean Electricity from Waste Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Microbial-Fuel-Cells-A-Way-to-Generate-Clean-Elect/
Microbial Fuel Cells - A Way to Generate Clean Electricity from Waste Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HKB7/HV3Q7LRD/FHUHKB7HV3Q7LRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HKB7/HV3Q7LRD/FHUHKB7HV3Q7LRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HKB7/HV3Q7LRD/FHUHKB7HV3Q7LRD.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson Over 1.5 billion people in the world have no access to electricity. That means 1 out of 5 people are forced to live without something that a majority of the world takes for granted everyday! Without electricity, these people are unable to refrigerate food/medicine, have a guaranteed light source, or...
By: austinsimonson

Tue, 13 May 2014 10:32:32 PDT
Homemade Electromagnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/IEWE/HUIWKCRM/FD6IEWEHUIWKCRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/IEWE/HUIWKCRM/FD6IEWEHUIWKCRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/IEWE/HUIWKCRM/FD6IEWEHUIWKCRM.SMALL.jpg ajensen19 Turn electricity in magnetism in your spare time with this simple procedure involved in this experiment. Materials: copper winding, screw, battery, staples Procedure: 1. Take the copper winding and unwind it into a straight fashion. 2. Wind the copper coil around the screw several times until yo...
By: ajensen19

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:14:47 PDT
Making Light from Magnetism: Electromagnetic Induction & the Bedini Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Light-from-Magnetism-Electromagnetic-Induct/
Making Light from Magnetism: Electromagnetic Induction & the Bedini Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J4R9/HP3FUF9U/FHAJ4R9HP3FUF9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J4R9/HP3FUF9U/FHAJ4R9HP3FUF9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J4R9/HP3FUF9U/FHAJ4R9HP3FUF9U.SMALL.jpg Mr. Apol Great discoveries are sometimes made by more than one person at the same time. Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry discovered the principles of electromagnetic induction at much the same time. Faraday published the results of his work in 1831, before Henry, and so gets the credit. Strange to say, many ...
By: Mr. Apol

Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:07:57 PST
Carbon arc lamp without a transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-arc-lamp-without-a-transformer/
Carbon arc lamp without a transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/N9S0/HMFQJN7K/F1EN9S0HMFQJN7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/N9S0/HMFQJN7K/F1EN9S0HMFQJN7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/N9S0/HMFQJN7K/F1EN9S0HMFQJN7K.SMALL.jpg deathwisher I was facinated by arc lights but never got a transformer and commercial arc lamps out of my budget.So I decided to go for 220 v 5 amp current.And voila it worked .It isnt complicated and all the materials needed can be found at home.please vote for me. what i am imitating this is a simple versio...
By: deathwisher

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 23:35:41 PDT
Plasma ray in a jar at very low pressure. http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-ray-in-a-jar-at-very-low-pressure/
Plasma ray in a jar at very low pressure. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/YMZH/HJ604XEZ/F7IYMZHHJ604XEZ.SMALL.jpg bubal As soon as I drecrease the pressure in a vacuum chamber (jam jar) the sparks begin to flow from the two electrodes. The electrodes are two nails and the electricity comes from two 9 volts batteries pulsated with a relay to a car ignition coil. When I stop the vacuum pump, the pressure rises again an...
By: bubal

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:27:14 PDT
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-easy/
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/A915/HK6XN9LR/F5MA915HK6XN9LR.SMALL.jpg paultnylund Let me know if you need any help building one of your own. My name is Paul Nylund, and my partner on the project was Marcia Rojas if you need to cite this. Blueprint: http://goo.gl/Z3Nuf During our testing, we occasionally saw spikes of up to 6 volts while adjusting the apparatus. We were not able...
By: paultnylund

Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
RotoVerter http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoVerter/
RotoVerter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SMALL.jpg Heer_Lorcan Thought it would be nice to have at least 1 way of making electricity with all these projects here. So, after a few years at the EVGRAY group, wanted to post this at instructables. The idea it to use 2 electromotors to create electricity. The Prime mover, tuned to use a low Amp, and the mechanical w...
By: Heer_Lorcan

Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:59:38 PDT
Industrial Motor Controller Trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Motor-Controller-Trainer/
Industrial Motor Controller Trainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/P3Z2/H1DRXUO6/F2SP3Z2H1DRXUO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/P3Z2/H1DRXUO6/F2SP3Z2H1DRXUO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/P3Z2/H1DRXUO6/F2SP3Z2H1DRXUO6.SMALL.jpg damoelld ***The Design of this Trainer Uses EXTREMELY DANGEROUS Voltages and should only be used under QUALIFIED supervision*** The electrical trainee can learn to recognize some of the more common symptoms and their causes encountered during operation of an industrial motor that incorporates controllers wi...
By: damoelld

Thu, 3 May 2012 16:51:38 PDT
Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-simple-shaky-generator-to-light-an/
Make your own simple "shaky" generator to light an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/DIZX/GTKFPXVR/FSODIZXGTKFPXVR.SMALL.jpg Deeg The Instructable will show you how to make a very simple electric generator that can light up an LED when you shake it back and forth.  It's a simple experiment that demonstrates how an electric generator works.  The generator made here can not store energy so the LED is lit only while shaking it. ...
By: Deeg

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:08:01 PST
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Improved-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes After finally finding some good sources on Tesla Coils, I set off to see how well built my previous instructable, "The Simple Tesla Coil" was. My findings were grim, it was performing terribly considering that the transformer draws in 990 watts. So I set out to change that. I would recommend that yo...
By: MistaStokes

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:25:11 PST
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-240V-MOT-high-voltage-power-supply-with-120/
Make a 240V MOT high voltage power supply with 120V transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/MLCZ/GW9VCBCA/FZKMLCZGW9VCBCA.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton I love to play with MOT's but the only breaker i have to power them off of it only rated for 15 amps, so i decided to see if I could power them off a 240V outlet my dad made for his welders and air compressor and sure enough, it works! So here i will show you how to make a great MOT power supply ver...
By: Jimmy Proton

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:47:03 PST
awesome MOT power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/awesome-MOT-power-supply/
awesome MOT power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/GMI2/GW88OQPF/FYAGMI2GW88OQPF.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton This is a nice compact MOT power supply that I created, it uses two 120V MOT's and some other things that can easily be obtained, I built this entire thing for free out of stuff laying around in my house and from microwave ovens that I took apart. *A MOT can kill you instantly or give you a really ...
By: Jimmy Proton

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:44:44 PST
How to make conductive play dough. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-conductive-play-dough/
How to make conductive play dough. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SMALL.jpg furrysalamander All credits go to the people over at the squishy circuits website. I was on hackaday earlier this year and I found an article on squishy circuits.  I thought making circuits from play dough sounded like a very interesting idea.  I did some research into it and it seemed simple enough; different ing...
By: furrysalamander

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:07:59 PST
Starship coil winding http://www.instructables.com/id/Staship-coil-winding/
Starship coil winding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VG7S/GUKAXIQX/FZJVG7SGUKAXIQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VG7S/GUKAXIQX/FZJVG7SGUKAXIQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VG7S/GUKAXIQX/FZJVG7SGUKAXIQX.SMALL.jpg nerd7473 this is a starship coil winding intro# winding and points #start at 1 then go to 6 then to 11 then 4 then 9 then 2 then 7 then 12 then 5 exetera. the wires after finishing winding wrap the wires around the first pin#
By: nerd7473

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:37:52 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes This is a guide on how to build a medium sized Tesla coil. I built this one from parts I had laying around, all I had to buy was magnet wire, in all I spent less than \$30! For those building their first coil, I would not suggest using this a standalone source of instructions. This is my first coil,...
By: MistaStokes

Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
WIND TURBINE MADE FROM SCRAP PARTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/F3VE/GRFN2QKX/FXRF3VEGRFN2QKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/F3VE/GRFN2QKX/FXRF3VEGRFN2QKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/F3VE/GRFN2QKX/FXRF3VEGRFN2QKX.SMALL.jpg williamswindtech HI EVERYONE, I MADE THIS WIND TURBINE FROM SCRAP PARTS, ITS BEEN RUNNING 9 YEARS NOW NEAR THE COAST WITH NO PROBLEMS, THE VIDEO SHOWS HOW TO DO IT AND WHATS NEEDED, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS FIRE AWAY..
By: williamswindtech

Wed, 24 Aug 2011 01:02:41 PDT
Electricity Generating Kite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Kite/
Electricity Generating Kite! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 Imagine, a children's toy generating all of your electricity needs. That is the reality of kite power! Kites mounted with turbines fly autonomously generating power on a megawatt scale! I have always been infatuated with kites. Their simple movement and calming effect seem to interest every child. ...
By: robotkid249

Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
Copper plating made easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3WM8/GNBEV13S/F6C3WM8GNBEV13S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3WM8/GNBEV13S/F6C3WM8GNBEV13S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/3WM8/GNBEV13S/F6C3WM8GNBEV13S.SMALL.jpg aduy I'm currently taking a high school Chem AP class and one of our assignments is to make up our own experiment using stuff that we learned during the class. We decided to electroplate some coins in copper, and as it turns out its fairly easy to plate things in copper. You could even use this technique...

Sun, 8 May 2011 20:26:58 PDT
Electricity generated from 2 wires stuck into the ground or dirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-generated-from-2-wires-stuck-into-the-/
Electricity generated from 2 wires stuck into the ground or dirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/GIL1/GLE1RQ64/FQKGIL1GLE1RQ64.SMALL.jpg crrdlx There simply must be a better way to generate electricity. Or, to produce energy in any form for that matter. I stuck two wires into the ground and they generated 0.8 volts (1/2 a normal battery). Why can't this be used on a practical level?   Electricity was generated: 1. with poles 2. - 4. wi...
By: crrdlx

Sat, 19 Mar 2011 10:00:01 PDT
Generator Demonstration from Cordless Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Generator-Demonstration-from-Cordless-Drill/
Generator Demonstration from Cordless Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/X5T8/GAPURQY2/FYAX5T8GAPURQY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/X5T8/GAPURQY2/FYAX5T8GAPURQY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/X5T8/GAPURQY2/FYAX5T8GAPURQY2.SMALL.jpg Jack A Lopez This instructable will show you how to make a crude, but sturdy, hand cranked generator, capable of supplying  just a few watts of unregulated DC, at a potential of a few volts or so.  This generator is suitable for classroom demonstrations, science projects, lending credence to the legend that a mo...
By: Jack A Lopez

Thu, 24 Jun 2010 23:49:03 PDT
Paper Coffee Cup wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Coffee-Cup-wind-turbine/
Paper Coffee Cup wind turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/OL6F/G8XPCIBN/F0COL6FG8XPCIBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/OL6F/G8XPCIBN/F0COL6FG8XPCIBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/OL6F/G8XPCIBN/F0COL6FG8XPCIBN.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus ok so when submitting my water pump instructable i saw the competion for paper coffee cups, this gave me some ideas but the closing date is the 9th, today is the 9th (at 2.26am) so i dont have time to get hold of a bunch of paper coffee cups and i dont think it would be in the spirt of the thing jus...
By: n1cod3mus

Sat, 8 May 2010 20:41:49 PDT
Paper cup hydro electric generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-cup-hydro-electric-generator/
Paper cup hydro electric generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/ZD0T/G8XPCHUE/FWDZD0TG8XPCHUE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/ZD0T/G8XPCHUE/FWDZD0TG8XPCHUE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/ZD0T/G8XPCHUE/FWDZD0TG8XPCHUE.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus ok so when submitting my water pump instructable i saw the competion for paper coffee cups, this gave me some ideas but the closing date is the 9th, today is the 9th (at 2.26am) so i dont have time to get hold of a bunch of paper coffee cups and i dont think it would be in the spirt of the thing jus...
By: n1cod3mus

Sat, 8 May 2010 18:57:33 PDT
ECG on your laptop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0KQB/G8C3JEZR/FXB0KQBG8C3JEZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0KQB/G8C3JEZR/FXB0KQBG8C3JEZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/0KQB/G8C3JEZR/FXB0KQBG8C3JEZR.SMALL.jpg JZweige That's right! This Instructable shows you how to build a device that enables you to do an electrocardiogram on yourself, your family or your friends! All you need is intermediate-level knowledge on electronics, access to Ye' Ol' Electronics Shoppe (or online shopping if preferred) and a laptop. The...
By: JZweige

Sat, 1 May 2010 12:52:18 PDT
Electricity from walking http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-from-walking/
Electricity from walking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5PDK/G5ZJQV6L/FS25PDKG5ZJQV6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5PDK/G5ZJQV6L/FS25PDKG5ZJQV6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/5PDK/G5ZJQV6L/FS25PDKG5ZJQV6L.SMALL.jpg santhosh_r Hi friends, This is my first Instructable!!! "ELECTRICITY FROM WALKING",looks like a weird title!!.But it is true that you can generate electricity by just walking over. The principle is very simple,when you apply a pressure on piezoelectric crystals electricity is developed over the crystal lattice...
By: santhosh_r