Instructables: exploring - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:45:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Vinyl Record Holiday Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Holiday-Tree/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:34:00 PST
Artful Fences http://www.instructables.com/id/Artful-Fences/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
Beautiful Succulent Arrangement http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Succulent-Arrangement/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:36:29 PST
SodaJet Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaJet-Rockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:50:19 PST
Silcone Mold Making for Investment Casting Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Silcone-Mold-Making-for-Investment-Casting-Pendant/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:28:02 PST
Copper pipe candelabra http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-pipe-candelabra/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:23 PST
Refurbishing antique radiators http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-a-Victorian-radiator/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:24:35 PST
How To Make Butter At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Butter-At-Home/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:27:13 PST
Dalek Dome costume headpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Dalek-Dome-costume-headpiece/
Dalek Dome costume headpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/RKGY/I2XIF56L/FD4RKGYI2XIF56L.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown This past halloween, my wife and I decided to dress up as mortal enemies: a Dalek and the 10th Doctor from Doctor Who. Obviously in order to be even remotely frightening to a figure as historically headstrong as the Doctor, she was going to need a good headpiece. Wearability was the key factor he...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:03:56 PST
Wire Scorpion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Scorpion-2/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:33:40 PST
Butter Naan and Butter Prawn Curry http://www.instructables.com/id/Butter-Naan-and-Butter-Prawn-Curry/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:10:19 PST
How To Make A Death Star Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Death-Star-Christmas-Ornament/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:31:43 PST
Coconut Cherry Snowballs http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Cherry-Snowballs/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:31:46 PST
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-adjustable-stilts-with-no-power-tools-out-of-/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:28:17 PST
How to Origami 〜Penguin〜 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Origami-Penguin/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:38:25 PST
Skull fan from used computer parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-fan/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:38:18 PST
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-40-years-old-DIA-slide-projector-to-a-De/
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon This hack made in Cairo Hackerspace .We needed a projector in the Hackerspace for The Internet of things build night and other workshops , courses and our Friday hacker movie night .The problem is that we can't afford buying a real projector , so we made our last "Hacker Scouts event " a trip to the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:36 PST
Butter Tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Butter-Tea/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:51:52 PST
Making Diesel from Waste Vegetable Oil - Biodiesel http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Diesel-from-Waste-Vegetable-Oil-Biodiesel/
Making Diesel from Waste Vegetable Oil - Biodiesel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/US5Z/I2X88KTA/FQGUS5ZI2X88KTA.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Maybe if Walt and Jesse had taken to making biodiesel rather than methamphetamine they would have had less trouble with the Mexican cartels, less murders and violence and an altogether easier life? Also a lot more environmentally friendly! There have however been some moments of excitement in my bio...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:41:14 PST
Drywall TV Niche http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-TV-Niche/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:55:17 PST
Pulled Chicken Chili http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulled-Chicken-Chili/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:15:43 PST
Rekeying Home Locks Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Rekeying-Home-Locks-Yourself/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:35:22 PST
cryptext http://www.instructables.com/id/cryptext/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:40 PST
"9 Degrees of Freedom" IMU http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Degrees-of-Freedom-IMU/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:19:16 PST
Cleaning Rapidograph Pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Rapidograph-Pens/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:38:15 PST
Modular Felt Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Felt-Jewelry/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:14:54 PST
Potato Chip Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Chip-Scarf/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:46:57 PST
DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-Terrarium-and-Sculpey-Cow-Skull/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:19 PST
Grandma's Apple Pie http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandmas-Apple-Pie/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:51:17 PST
Tattooed Plaster Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Tattooed-Plaster-Hands/
Tattooed Plaster Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/GMY5/I2WENCR8/F7HGMY5I2WENCR8.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make decorative tattooed plaster hands inspired by Piero Fornasetti. A terrific conversation starter for your home and a fun way organize your jewelry. Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need Plaster of ParisMinwax Polycrylic Clip art images E-6000 Spray Adhesive Americana Multi-Surface ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:52:42 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SMALL.gif sfrayne Four months ago we were fucked.Oh, but that's putting the cart before the horse - which as we all know is a no no. First, a brief background: I'm part of a volumetric imaging company, Looking Glass. We invented volumetric printing the previous year as a way to seed the ground for our big dream of ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
How to Draw Sweet 3D Graphics for LED cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Sweet-3D-Graphics-for-LED-cubes/
How to Draw Sweet 3D Graphics for LED cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OR8B/I2VLEABU/F8NOR8BI2VLEABU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OR8B/I2VLEABU/F8NOR8BI2VLEABU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OR8B/I2VLEABU/F8NOR8BI2VLEABU.SMALL.gif prank I've spent the last four months working with LED cubes, and this instructable is my way of sharing some of the knowledge and techniques that I've built up over this time. If you have a cube of your own, this might help you make cooler graphics and animations for your cube. Don't have a cube? Tink...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:04:06 PST
Zelda Fairy Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Fairy-Necklace/
Zelda Fairy Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/ZA8S/I2WDWID2/F8OZA8SI2WDWID2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/ZA8S/I2WDWID2/F8OZA8SI2WDWID2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/ZA8S/I2WDWID2/F8OZA8SI2WDWID2.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction OH man Zelda: A Link to the Past is my childhood in a cartridge. I played that game for hours a day as a child. The sad thing was that I never made any progress, I mean I was 6 and fruitlessly trying to compete with my 11 year old brother. Then again it wasn't that sad for me because all I really...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:11:16 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/RS0X/I2VRBBJ3/FA1RS0XI2VRBBJ3.SMALL.jpg anouskadg I've recently discovered Neopixels. I soldered a couple, connected them to my Arduino and made them do various light patterns. This was already pretty enjoyable to make and watch, but Neopixels have so much more potential!First of all, they are very small, so you can embed them in a lot of things. T...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Lower-Your-Energy-Bill-With-Chic-Insulated-Curtain/
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/V48Z/I2VLHLF5/F1WV48ZI2VLHLF5.SMALL.jpg Rachael K It is officially that time of year when those drafty windows and doors suddenly become a glaring reminder of your steep energy bill. Almost everyone I know has a cold window or door problem. Single-panes in the butt if you ask me. If replacing all the windows and doors aren't an option then maybe th...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:11 PST
Steampunking a Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunking-a-Dodocase-VR/
Steampunking a Dodocase VR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WEUG/I2WD04SB/F7CWEUGI2WD04SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WEUG/I2WD04SB/F7CWEUGI2WD04SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/WEUG/I2WD04SB/F7CWEUGI2WD04SB.SMALL.jpg Jmaille Today we're going to Steampunk up the Dodocase VR! We'll be going from a piece of cardboard to a fully finished piece of Steampunk art that will function as a full VR helmet! This piece will vary from person to person and making a unique piece is highly encouraged. Tools, Materials and Errata. 1...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:55 PST
Pyromaniac Chrysanthemum Kusudama http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyromaniac-Chrysanthemum-Kusudama/
Pyromaniac Chrysanthemum Kusudama - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4TCX/I2VLGZ8L/F5Y4TCXI2VLGZ8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4TCX/I2VLGZ8L/F5Y4TCXI2VLGZ8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/4TCX/I2VLGZ8L/F5Y4TCXI2VLGZ8L.SMALL.jpg JM1999 We were over at a good friends place when the oldest boy in the family and I decided to shift location from the dining room to their attic, it happened to have a bunch of paper.They had a simple origami book and we set a challenge to build all the models overnight.We made it through the easy, medium...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:26:30 PST
Crab & Sausage Gumbo http://www.instructables.com/id/Crab-Sausage-Gumbo/
Crab & Sausage Gumbo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/THV6/I2VLHGRV/F4RTHV6I2VLHGRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/THV6/I2VLHGRV/F4RTHV6I2VLHGRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/THV6/I2VLHGRV/F4RTHV6I2VLHGRV.SMALL.jpg Maria Finn If you have five red rock crab and yet a lot of people who like to eat, a crowd pleaser to crab gumbo. Earlier in the season we butchered a whole pig, so I had sausage, stock and lard left from that to use in the gumbo. The rock crabs were caught in pots soaked off Pier 9 in San Francisco. You can s...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:10:11 PST
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io http://www.instructables.com/id/VortoLight-Internet-of-Things-lamp-with-sparkio/
VortoLight - Internet of Things lamp with spark.io - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/D08F/I2VLHA0K/FEJD08FI2VLHA0K.SMALL.gif Mr_MdR Hi fellow makers!First a note: Do you like VortoLight and want to give me a small 'thank you'? Just give me one simple click with your mouse! Vote for me in the microcontroller contest and in the formlabs contest! I would be forever grateful to you!Always wanted to control your lights, and the color...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:20:29 PST
Recycled Book Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Book-Planters-1/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:16:47 PST
3D Silhouette Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Silhouette-Light-Box/
3D Silhouette Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/0YY3/I2VLEGMJ/F0J0YY3I2VLEGMJ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos I am always on the lookout for interesting arts and crafts projects, especially ones that are fun to do with kids. I recently came across the work of artists Hari & Deepti. They create amazing 3D papercraft art using silhouette cutouts and light. In researching their work, I also came across a tutor...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:22:58 PST
Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-3/
Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/UBNI/I2VLGBRR/F9LUBNII2VLGBRR.SMALL.jpg jRamonGalindo Dedicated to all those wise and illustrious deans and students.Foreword.The Stirling engine is a heat engine with low noise and toxic emissions, this engine can use any external power source coming to have zero emissions when using solar energy. In the near future, these applications are likely to h...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:00:45 PST
Get Fashion-y with Sugru! (Clip-on Snake Earrings) http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Fashion-y-with-Sugru-Clip-on-Snake-Earrings/
Get Fashion-y with Sugru! (Clip-on Snake Earrings) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/8P0E/I1XEJL14/FNE8P0EI1XEJL14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/8P0E/I1XEJL14/FNE8P0EI1XEJL14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/8P0E/I1XEJL14/FNE8P0EI1XEJL14.SMALL.jpg fablabbaltimore For those of who do not have ears pierced, here is a cool creative trick!**Clip-on snake earrings** Soften your Sugru Pick your favorite color!We chose color black to contrast with gold laser-cut decorations that will serve as a pattern of the snake. Roll out your Sugru to a long line You ar...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:35:07 PDT
Restore an Old Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Vise/
Restore an Old Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/PBPF/I2TR1EAP/F6OPBPFI2TR1EAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/PBPF/I2TR1EAP/F6OPBPFI2TR1EAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/PBPF/I2TR1EAP/F6OPBPFI2TR1EAP.SMALL.jpg jwilliamsen About a year ago, a friend of mine found a really cool light-weight vise called a Versa-Vise. It has deep, narrow jaws and a ingenious free-rotating base that locks automatically via a cam when the jaws are tightened. I was immediately taken with how useful it was - not so much as a vise! in the m...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:10:40 PST
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-3D-printed-beaded-ball-chain-drive-pul/
Designing a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley for Stepper Motor NEMA 17 on TinkerCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4L5B/HZFDSLVI/F9V4L5BHZFDSLVI.SMALL.jpg anisabboud In this instructable, I will explain how to design a 3D printed beaded ball chain drive pulley that works with the Stepper Motor NEMA 17.In one of my projects in the CMSC838F class at the University of Maryland (taught by Prof. Jon Froehlich), we put a stuffed bunny on the lab's window, and using Mi...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 PDT
Seismometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Seismometer/
Seismometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/JLB9/I2VLGRZN/FN8JLB9I2VLGRZN.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Seismometers are instruments that measure motion in the ground, like the shaking produced by earthquakes. This seismometer is great for the amateur geologist because it is made from a few easy-to-find parts. Its design (based on a project found here) uses the electromagnet found in a typical audio...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:56:47 PST
Faux Talavera Tile Backsplash http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Talavera-Tile-Backsplash/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:39:55 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($30) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($30) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $12 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Work in Process: Machine Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-in-Process-Machine-Knitting/
Work in Process: Machine Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SMALL.jpg risdmuseum In the 1950s and 60s, knitting machines were marketed to young housewives. Although there were several brands, machines made by Brother were among the most popular. In the last few decades, home knitting machines have become less widely available, but are still used by hobbyists, textile artists, an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:43 PST
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Streaming-Dog-Camera/
Dog Wearables (Live Streaming Dog Camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/DVMR/I2VLGQKS/FY8DVMRI2VLGQKS.SMALL.jpg ekarweta This is a project of a live streaming camera I made with my friend Jeff for our Physical Computing Class at the VCU Brandcenter. It was inspired by the relationship five little girls I used to babysit have with my dog Borealis. I wanted to give them a way to see his adventures online now that we liv...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:31:01 PST