Instructables: exploring - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:48:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Print Fabric at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Fabric-at-Home/
How to Print Fabric at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/ED6I/HZCJ5TK5/F2LED6IHZCJ5TK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/ED6I/HZCJ5TK5/F2LED6IHZCJ5TK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/ED6I/HZCJ5TK5/F2LED6IHZCJ5TK5.SMALL.jpg push_reset Learn how to print on fabric using an ink-jet printer. There are great places like spoonflower, where you can get yards of fabric printed with your own design, but did you know that you can print custom designs at home too? Oh, the possibilities.This Instructable will also go over some helpful tools...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:08:37 PDT
A Pocket Siren! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-Whistle/
A Pocket Siren! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ZLKK/HZDYG7L7/FBBZLKKHZDYG7L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ZLKK/HZDYG7L7/FBBZLKKHZDYG7L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ZLKK/HZDYG7L7/FBBZLKKHZDYG7L7.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Have access to a laser cutter? Want to be really annoying?Then you need to make a turbine whistle!I designed it to work on the same principles as an air-raid siren, so you can imagine the noise... ;-) Tools, materials and files Well, obviously you'll need a laser cutter and the computer & softwa...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:27:13 PDT
Pencil Stub Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Stub-Marking-Gauge/
Pencil Stub Marking Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank I made this gauge almost 30 years ago from scraps and fasteners on hand, and little did I realize just how indispensable it would become for marking out projects. It closes down to a minimum of 3/16" (4.76mm) and opens to 8" (203.2mm) and allows for very swift layout of tenons, panel fields, rabbet...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:50:54 PDT
DIY Network Mapping Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Network-Mapping-Tool/
DIY Network Mapping Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/MOOC/HZDYF36H/F46MOOCHZDYF36H.SMALL.jpg michael.thomas.9404362 This is a tutorial for creating a network mapping tool much like the one made and sold by CableSupply.com (Shown Here), however it is super easy to make, costs a lot less, and improves on their design in three ways: 1.) The LED’s I used have a flat form factor which allows them to be encased in the ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printable-coffee-table-coaster/
3D-printable coffee table (coaster) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/YI4J/HZDYF5RE/FNRYI4JHZDYF5RE.SMALL.jpg CreativeTools This miniature model of a coffee table is made to be used in dollhouses or as a unique coffee cup coaster for your desktop.The tabletop, frame and legs are designed to be 3D-printed and assembled with glue-less snap-fit joints. Download the 3D-files and 3D-print them Download the STL files in thi...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:44:12 PDT
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Pail-3D-Scanner-for-123D-Catch/
Plastic Pail 3D Scanner for 123D Catch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/QXAG/HZCJ3L8Z/FU8QXAGHZCJ3L8Z.SMALL.jpg renejsanchez Build your own 3D scanner on the cheap! All you need is less than $50 of hardware store materials, a digital camera, and 123D Catch.Why a plastic pail? 123D Catch works best using pictures taken at even intervals around an object under good lighting conditions. Using a white, translucent pail gives ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:17:14 PDT
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Far-Reaching-Spotlight/
Turn a Flashlight Beam into a Far Reaching Spotlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/1T8X/HZCJ02W6/FSY1T8XHZCJ02W6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This project is quick and easy to put together, yet really impressive. Even more so in person than in the video. With this flashlight conversion I was lighting up trees as bright as day at 300 yards and further. By adjusting the flashlight's position on the block the light can be made to focus to ei...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:03:58 PDT
3D Printed Audio Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Audio-Jewelry/
3D Printed Audio Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/TTNG/HZDYEK79/FV2TTNGHZDYEK79.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix These pieces of jewelry look just as they sound. For example, the shape of these earrings is based on the shape of the sound I make when saying the word “earring”. You can also make a necklace by saying the word “necklace”. This project is inspired by Thiago Hersan’s Instructable Spoken Word Chess...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:27 PDT
JOIN OUR OPEN SOURCE ELEMENT DRESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/JOIN-OUR-OPEN-SOURCE-ELEMENT-DRESS/
JOIN OUR OPEN SOURCE ELEMENT DRESS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UH60/HZDYEGVG/FEXUH60HZDYEGVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UH60/HZDYEGVG/FEXUH60HZDYEGVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UH60/HZDYEGVG/FEXUH60HZDYEGVG.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht Let's start a DESIGN-RIOT!THE OPEN SOURCE DRESS.Me and Polaire teamed up to invent a dress that is created by NONE of us, instead - we want to create it with THE WORLD. With you. By submitting your own element to us to be connected all together into one dress! We have exactly TWO WEEKS time to colle...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:34:40 PDT
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods http://www.instructables.com/id/Airtight-Seal/
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/9JVM/HZB3S3CC/FF49JVMHZB3S3CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/9JVM/HZB3S3CC/FF49JVMHZB3S3CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/9JVM/HZB3S3CC/FF49JVMHZB3S3CC.SMALL.jpg danroy this is a great way to seal up bagged food frozen or not and keep them fresh also makes it very easy to pour out and when the food is all done you can reuse the seal over and over again You Need A Pair of Scissors And A Empty Water Bottle With The Top You can also use an empty soda bottle dependi...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:48:25 PDT
Melon Muraba http://www.instructables.com/id/Melon-Muraba/
Melon Muraba - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8MUE/HZDYE07U/FE88MUEHZDYE07U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8MUE/HZDYE07U/FE88MUEHZDYE07U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/8MUE/HZDYE07U/FE88MUEHZDYE07U.SMALL.jpg MikeDay Melon Muraba is a Georgian preserve made with melon and sugar. It has a wonderful, subtle flavor enhanced by spices and can be eaten as a dessert or as a candy, or used as a cake decoration or as a jam. In Georgia, it is usually made in July and August when melons are ripe. Ingredients for Melon M...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:10:32 PDT
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaning-stool-human-kickstand-wobble-chair/
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SMALL.jpg Jonathan.R.M.Webb Now that sitting has become as vilified as smoking, there is a huge movement toward standing desks and leaning stools. I'm fortunate that my desk at work is powered and raises and lowers for sitting or standing positions. I found that standing for long periods can get uncomfortable. I searched fo...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:13:20 PDT
How to Make Kefir Using Kefir Grains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Kefir-Using-Kefir-Grains/
How to Make Kefir Using Kefir Grains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5MUA/HZB3T8V7/F4L5MUAHZB3T8V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5MUA/HZB3T8V7/F4L5MUAHZB3T8V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5MUA/HZB3T8V7/F4L5MUAHZB3T8V7.SMALL.jpg The Milk Maid Kefir, a fermented milk drink rapidly becoming more popular here in the U.S., can be made in two different ways--using commercial freeze-dried cultures or with a SCOBY or SCOBYs, strange, cauliflower-like globs that are often shared between neighbors or passed through generations. These SCOBY globs ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:53:29 PDT
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-super-bright-LED-light-panel-for-vid/
How to make a super-bright LED light panel (for video work etc) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/0L3N/HZCJ10IE/FFP0L3NHZCJ10IE.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks Here's how to make a super-bright LED light panel. It's equivalent to a 1000w incandescent light bulb, and it's super useful for video work as it has a daylight colour temperature and doesn't use PWM for dimming. There are 900 individual LEDs in this panel, which is why it's so bright.Here's a li...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:24:30 PDT
Beer Salad Dressing http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Salad-Dressing/
Beer Salad Dressing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/26B0/HZCIYOXF/FT326B0HZCIYOXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/26B0/HZCIYOXF/FT326B0HZCIYOXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/26B0/HZCIYOXF/FT326B0HZCIYOXF.SMALL.jpg Sonia Thomas This is a simple, quick and delicious salad dressing with the main ingredient being BEER ;) This salad dressing has a slight sweetness, tang and great aroma. Hope you like it :) Ingredients required to prepare Beer Salad dressing Olive Oil - 3 tbspShallots - finely chopped 1/2 cupGarlic - 1 clove...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:12:42 PDT
Speech Controlled Quadropod http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Controlled-Quadropod/
Speech Controlled Quadropod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/VUL1/HZB3VFZ5/FNJVUL1HZB3VFZ5.SMALL.jpg Adith Jagadish My first post on Instructables and I am very excited to share my knowledge! My original robot post is here: http://letsmakerobots.com/robot/project/spyro-ilve... which is just the robot showing some tricks but with a tethered typed control.However, I will go through the entire procedure of creating ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:24:41 PDT
Traditional Irish Brown Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Irish-Brown-Bread/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:46:12 PDT
Dream catcher Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Dream-catcher-Garland/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:09:49 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO We believe that every living space should have a workspace that can bring ideas into reality. But if you're like us and don't have that convenient extra room or garage, you have to get a little creative with how you use the space you have. One such creative use of space is an over-the-bed worktable ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/22-Inch-Cinema-in-Your-Car/
22 Inch Cinema in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0TUG/HZB3SP1P/FWZ0TUGHZB3SP1P.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Road trips with kids can be a royal pain in the asterisk without proper entertainment. We discovered those portable DVD players a few years back and have never looked back. Our recent model went on the fritz, and I decided to kick it up a notch with some gear that I had from other projects. Unfortun...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:38 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey!!I always have thought that at some point everyone is lucky, you just have to find your spot, the place and the time where you, by doing what you really enjoy, certainly will find your luck. A few months ago I somehow stumbled upon this website, and thought: "Why not?". So I published my first i...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT
Pallet Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Workbench-1/
Pallet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SMALL.jpg carlh86 As a tall fella, I’m fed up of breaking my back leaning over to reach tables built for ‘normal’ people. I decided for my back’s sake its time I built a workbench for me…or any other tall person.Please bear with me on these instructions, I don’t know any technical terms and I’m sure there are better ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:51:31 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
how to wash your hair less http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-wash-your-hair-less/
how to wash your hair less - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/Q5VV/HZCJ045Q/FQ1Q5VVHZCJ045Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/Q5VV/HZCJ045Q/FQ1Q5VVHZCJ045Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/Q5VV/HZCJ045Q/FQ1Q5VVHZCJ045Q.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink All through my childhood, I washed my hair every single day. As I got older and felt constantly pressed for time between multiple jobs and full time school, I was desperate for a little extra time. I figured cutting out the extra five minutes in the shower and the amount of time I spent combing/dryi...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:16:41 PDT
Rehab an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Old-Hammer/
Rehab an Old Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SMALL.jpg anarnold My dad has a favorite hammer that he's used for years. It's pretty well-worn and the handle is coming loose so it occasionally throws the head. For Fathers' day this year, I decided i would rehab it for him by adding a new handle and cleaning up the battle-scarred tool-head.You Will Need:A new handl...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:25 PDT
Hutspot with meatballs in beer sauce http://www.instructables.com/id/Hutspot-with-meatballs-in-beer-sauce/
Hutspot with meatballs in beer sauce - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/0QGA/HZCIXY2Y/FYC0QGAHZCIXY2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/0QGA/HZCIXY2Y/FYC0QGAHZCIXY2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/0QGA/HZCIXY2Y/FYC0QGAHZCIXY2Y.SMALL.jpg RuudvandeLooij My first recipe on Instructables, hutspot served with meatballs in beer-curryketchup sauce. Hutspot is a traditional Dutch recipe mostly eaten during the winter months. The most simple explanation for hutspot is potato/carrot/union mash and I will explain how I normally make it and give a short hist...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:49:07 PDT
Re-build stringed instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-build-stringed-instrument/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:17:58 PDT
LED reading lamp power conversion to USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-reading-lamp-power-conversion-to-USB/
LED reading lamp power conversion to USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/1PBS/HZB3NQBQ/FA01PBSHZB3NQBQ.SMALL.jpg timadamb I had an LED floor lamp that I bought from the local Scandinavian Cheap Furniture Store that started to rapidly blink rather than stay on. Although I thought that I might have gotten a cool (albeit rather dim and unadjustable) strobe lamp, I was much more interested in reading than partying. I am at...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:42 PDT
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-PiCade-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-powered-by-/
"Raspberry PiCade" Bartop Arcade Machine powered by Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/USXM/HZB3NT75/FCVUSXMHZB3NT75.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome I was browsing Instructables when i came across rbates4 and his Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Min... I figured hey I have a spare DVI monitor, a X-arcade stick and a desire to tinker with the Pi. I think I am going to have to remix this into a ...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:25:21 PDT
Quiz Game Show Buzzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
Voice Activated Power Sockets (Home Automation) http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Power-Sockets-Home-Automation/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:09:44 PDT
Turks Head Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Turks-Head-Knot-1/
Turks Head Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/3NWF/HZCIXEQT/F813NWFHZCIXEQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/3NWF/HZCIXEQT/F813NWFHZCIXEQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/3NWF/HZCIXEQT/F813NWFHZCIXEQT.SMALL.jpg Dhani C This tutorial will show you how to make turks head knot, more specifically a Boy Scout Neckerchief slide (or a “woggle”). Items Needed Turks Head TubeParacordParacord Threading NeedleHair Bands-snag free rubber bandsWhite GlueTurks Head Instructions ScissorsLighterHot Glue Gun Make The Turks He...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:26:52 PDT
Horizons: Site-specific Perspectival Art Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Horizons-Site-specific-Perspectival-Art-Installati/
Horizons: Site-specific Perspectival Art Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/0ZLA/HZB3KU7O/FY00ZLAHZB3KU7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/0ZLA/HZB3KU7O/FY00ZLAHZB3KU7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/0ZLA/HZB3KU7O/FY00ZLAHZB3KU7O.SMALL.jpg kristinaliv In August 2014, my collaborator, Sebastian Martin (Instructables member HotGlue) and I made a site-specific installation at an artists' residency in Mendocino County. Lots of artists use perspectival illusions in their work, and we were inspired by the location to try one of our own. We prototyped t...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:32:25 PDT
Glam Rock Chain Cuffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Glam-Rock-Chain-Cuffs/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:01:05 PDT
Bullet Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Torch/
Bullet Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/PUTJ/HZCIWQHM/F79PUTJHZCIWQHM.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn a magnum 44 bullet into a mini torchI brought a bunch of used bullets from Etsy for a project that’s currently a work in progress. I had a heap left over and have been dreaming-up all types of projects to create.Turning a 44 magnum bullet into a torch was no easy feat. There isn’t much room in...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:11:07 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
Simple Dot Matrix House Number Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dot-Matrix-House-Number-Plaque/
Simple Dot Matrix House Number Plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DJMP/HZB3OCM1/FABDJMPHZB3OCM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DJMP/HZB3OCM1/FABDJMPHZB3OCM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/DJMP/HZB3OCM1/FABDJMPHZB3OCM1.SMALL.jpg ucn Ever since we finished rebuilding our house, I've been on the look out for minimalist and contemporary solutions for adding a house number to our gate post. Hardware store brass numbers were out of the question. Stainless steel numbers would have cost a bomb, and would basically look the same as eve...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:46:21 PDT
Peanut Butter & Pretzel Ice Cream Cake http://www.instructables.com/id/Peanut-Butter-Pretzel-Ice-Cream-Cake/
Peanut Butter & Pretzel Ice Cream Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z1ID/HZB3K9PV/F0BZ1IDHZB3K9PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z1ID/HZB3K9PV/F0BZ1IDHZB3K9PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/Z1ID/HZB3K9PV/F0BZ1IDHZB3K9PV.SMALL.jpg thekites This was my first time making an ice cream cake, so I was delighted at how simple it was to make! I was inspired by this recipe for a Snickers ice cream cake: http://www.lifeloveandsugar.com/2013/05/28/snicker...The great thing about this recipe is that it doesn't involve trying to butcher a rectang...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:08:38 PDT
Tin Can Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Planter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:01:51 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
Garden Fireplace with Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fireplace-with-Bench/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:04 PDT
DIY PCB using Liquid Photoresist http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-using-Liquid-Photoresist/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
Glamorize your pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Glamorize-your-pen/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:17:07 PDT
Circle Skirt with Pockets - Midi-Length http://www.instructables.com/id/Midi-Length-Circle-Skirt-with-Pockets/
Circle Skirt with Pockets - Midi-Length - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/0RRA/HZ9O8F3O/FVM0RRAHZ9O8F3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/0RRA/HZ9O8F3O/FVM0RRAHZ9O8F3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/0RRA/HZ9O8F3O/FVM0RRAHZ9O8F3O.SMALL.jpg push_reset Fall is upon us. All you need to get by is a good comfortable skirt with places to put your stuff (pockets!).This skirt is made in midi-length, which is the length you will see down the runways and in the stores for Fall. Pantone's color of the season for Fall 2014 is Radiant Orchid. Pantone is alri...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:52:59 PDT
How to build a Lego Spirograph - V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Spirographer-V10/
How to build a Lego Spirograph - V1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1UY4/HX90V51K/FEH1UY4HX90V51K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1UY4/HX90V51K/FEH1UY4HX90V51K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1UY4/HX90V51K/FEH1UY4HX90V51K.SMALL.jpg robertsseib Do you remember playing with the Spirograph as a kid? You know, the funny gear cogs you used with a pen to create endless drawings of mesmerizing quality?Well this pretty little bot accomplishes virtually the same thing, and it's really not that hard to build. If you are a Lego fan of any variety, y...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 20:04:15 PDT
Strawberry ice lolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawberry-ice-lolly/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:01:44 PDT
Spicy watermelon pancakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Spicy-watermelon-pancakes/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:42:01 PDT
Lego Stop Motion: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Stop-Motion-Tips-Tricks-and-Inspiration/
Lego Stop Motion: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RGE6/HYMT07M8/FIGRGE6HYMT07M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RGE6/HYMT07M8/FIGRGE6HYMT07M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/RGE6/HYMT07M8/FIGRGE6HYMT07M8.SMALL.jpg yoda333 Although Lego stop motion (aka brickfilming) has been around for a while, each person has their own unique ways of animating and dazzling viewers with special effects. The purpose of this instructable is not to show you how to replicate our video, but rather to inspire you. Because we le...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 13:36:51 PDT
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-navigation-device-for-blind-people-using-Ardui/
DIY navigation device for blind people using Arduino and Android smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/QU65/HZB3IDNQ/FBZQU65HZB3IDNQ.SMALL.jpg amr wasfy In this project you can cover your eyes and let your smartphone navigate you to avoid obstacles, the application is mainly a DIY navigation device for blind people. I knew that 1Sheeld is about to launch a new text to speech shield, and so I contacted them to let me use it in this project and they ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:34:47 PDT
Fiber Composite 3D Printing (The Bug) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Composite-3D-Printing-The-Bug/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:28:45 PDT