Instructables: exploring - photos - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:25:15 PST BLOX v1.01 "Texas Roadhouse" Easy Sweet Yeast Roll Recipe to Mix in a Bread Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Texas-Roadhouse-Easy-Sweet-Yeast-Roll-Recipe-to-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WN8B/H9G170XD/F7OWN8BH9G170XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WN8B/H9G170XD/F7OWN8BH9G170XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WN8B/H9G170XD/F7OWN8BH9G170XD.SMALL.jpg twix I knew this recipe was a keeper when my husband gave a delivery guy some fresh rolls from my oven, and the guy said, "...you know, these rolls taste just like the ones at that restaurant..."   Start proofing your yeast, in a small glass measuring cup by mixing: 1 tsp. sugar 1 envelope yeast (I ha...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 15:47:53 PST
Upside Down Turkey Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Upside-Down-Turkey-Recipe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/Y1YX/H9T4Q0GF/F5MY1YXH9T4Q0GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/Y1YX/H9T4Q0GF/F5MY1YXH9T4Q0GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/Y1YX/H9T4Q0GF/F5MY1YXH9T4Q0GF.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie This turkey recipe is unlike anyone else's in my family: I cook the bird breast down! The white meat is not dried out, doesn't need cups of gravy, but is so moist and full of flavor!! I also cook the turkey stuffing separately, not in the cavity, which allows the turkey to cook more evenly and quick...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:39:39 PST
Bread Cones http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-Cones/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/9C6F/HPTXEH11/FBM9C6FHPTXEH11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/9C6F/HPTXEH11/FBM9C6FHPTXEH11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/9C6F/HPTXEH11/FBM9C6FHPTXEH11.SMALL.jpg zeyanimisbah These cute and yummy bread cones are awesome. Stuffed them with a quick salad made of leftover chicken tikka and stuffed into the cones. You can fill them with anything you want. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup milk (slightly warm) 1 tbsp. milk powder Some water, warmed slightly (...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 08:34:24 PST
How to Make a Model Volcano Erupt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Model-Volcano-Erupt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/M5NE/GGK20ODB/FX7M5NEGGK20ODB.SMALL.jpg elenwaren Model volcanoes are a staple of student science fairs. They can also be a lot of fun for a summer family project. Making a model volcano erupt is a simple process. This article will tell you how to make a model volcano erupt. Difficulty: Easy ...
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 23:13:18 PST
How to make a Bruise, Scratches and Cuts with Makeup! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bruise-Scratches-and-Cuts-with-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/AQDH/GX10CMVM/FP9AQDHGX10CMVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/AQDH/GX10CMVM/FP9AQDHGX10CMVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/AQDH/GX10CMVM/FP9AQDHGX10CMVM.SMALL.jpg T3N31 In this episode we have a tutorial on how to make bruises and basic scratches with makeup. As well as an update from on the set of our feature film Dark Are the Woods.
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 02:07:28 PST
How to Disable / Delete the Administrator Account from Windows 7 Computers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disable-Delete-the-Administrator-Account-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U6QV/H5Y9VRWT/F8HU6QVH5Y9VRWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U6QV/H5Y9VRWT/F8HU6QVH5Y9VRWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/U6QV/H5Y9VRWT/F8HU6QVH5Y9VRWT.SMALL.jpg Abunelaiyo First, open "All Programs" in the "Start Menu" and then click on "Accessories". Look for "Command Prompt" and right click it, then select "Run as administrator" Click on "Yes" if it asks you, Do you want the following program to make changes to your computer? Once command prompt opens, type: net use...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 18:58:42 PDT
How to capture/record desktop video using VLC media player. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-capturerecord-desktop-video-using-VLC-medi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/OATV/HIF0FMZT/FF3OATVHIF0FMZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/OATV/HIF0FMZT/FF3OATVHIF0FMZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/OATV/HIF0FMZT/FF3OATVHIF0FMZT.SMALL.jpg faizans97737 Hello guyzzzz... In this instructable i will tell you how to capture or record desktop screen video using VLC media player. So lets start.... 1) Open VLC media player. 2) Click on Media-Open Capture Device. 3) A new box will open. For Capture mode, select Desktop. 4) Set desired frame rate to 10.00...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 01:36:56 PDT
The Warmest Euphonium in the World! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Warmest-Euphonium-in-the-World/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/UN2U/GJQEBNKB/FTZUN2UGJQEBNKB.SMALL.jpg katietes I made a cosy for my euphonium (a half-size tuba) to help keep it warm. I used exactly 245 meters of worsted weight yarn, and used mainly knitting to cover it, but also did some basic wrapping around some of the smaller slides, as there is not much space in between them. Even with its new coat, my e...
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 21:13:18 PST
Rotating Yarn Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Yarn-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/KCQ0/GTJF2DXK/F3EKCQ0GTJF2DXK.SMALL.jpg bobcat1947 Easy to make rotating holder for yarn that allows the spool to be used up easily. It looks good and works beautifully. My wife was about to buy one online for $30.00 made of wood and with a mini lazy susan bearing set to make it rotate smoothly.  We decided to make our own and found the mini lazy s...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 09:11:36 PDT
Dwarven beard http://www.instructables.com/id/Dwarven-beard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RTTM/HVCUR4EQ/FJ5RTTMHVCUR4EQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RTTM/HVCUR4EQ/FJ5RTTMHVCUR4EQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RTTM/HVCUR4EQ/FJ5RTTMHVCUR4EQ.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hi! Today I'm gonna show you, how to make a real looking beard. I made them for a biggest larp battle in Czech Republic called Battle of five armies which is inspired by Hobbit (the book, not the movie!)  You will need: - oakum - fabrics - rubber band - thread and needle, scissors - paper and pen...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 04:53:42 PDT
Brown Sugar Substitute | Make Brown Sugar at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Sugar-Substitute-Make-Brown-Sugar-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1IJJ/HZSTC5NE/FYN1IJJHZSTC5NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1IJJ/HZSTC5NE/FYN1IJJHZSTC5NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/1IJJ/HZSTC5NE/FYN1IJJHZSTC5NE.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo So you're itching to bake up a batch of world-class chocolate chip cookies, when you realize you're out of brown sugar! Now what?  Is there a substitute for brown sugar? No problem - make your own brown sugar at home with this stupid-easy recipe.  In fact, this is even better than the stuff you buy ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:02:42 PDT
Intelligent watering system with arduino... http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-watering-system-with-arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SMALL.jpg borsaci06 In this instructable i wanted to share my automatic irrigation system using arduino, soil humidity sensor and a simple aquarium valve attached to a servo... Humidity sensor takes constant readings of the soil moisture and transfers to Arduino which controls a mini servo attached to a tiny valve. you...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:05:21 PDT
Urethane Flat Belt Welding Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Flat-Belt-Welding-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SMALL.jpg LOTL After pricing specialty tools made for welding flat urethane belts, i decided to make my own. I have a kit for welding round, V and flat belts up to 1 1/2" and needed a tool for welding 2" flat belts. It was a one time job and the tools for doing this cost $300-$400. List of parts purchased. 1 - Lo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:26:59 PST
Perfect Bikini: Cheap, Eco-friendly, Covers up the bad and flaunts the good http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Bikini-Cheap-Eco-friendly-Covers-up-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/2EJL/H2WEX6QI/FFP2EJLH2WEX6QI.SMALL.jpg zenniferose Bikinis offer no support, show off what you want to hide, and you are never sure if you can jump off something safely. Old school swimsuits cover everything up and flatten your chest. If you are self conscious about your arms or thighs, it stinks that those are the only parts of you that are naked. ...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 14:14:02 PDT
LiPo-Powered Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LiPo-Powered-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/YSQ7/H5JVOPHI/FXSYSQ7H5JVOPHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/YSQ7/H5JVOPHI/FXSYSQ7H5JVOPHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/YSQ7/H5JVOPHI/FXSYSQ7H5JVOPHI.SMALL.jpg Radioactive_Legos Let's face it, 9V batteries suck.  They don't last long, they're expensive, and did I mention they don't last long?  I work on and run several electric RC cars, and because of  this I own a lot of Lithium Polymer (LiPo) batteries.  Nowadays you can get them for pretty decent prices, and if you know ...
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 17:23:30 PDT
HAL 9000 computer/robot http://www.instructables.com/id/HAL-9000-computerrobot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OQH8/GQZJMFZI/F8NOQH8GQZJMFZI.SMALL.jpg BOT4 This is a HAL 9000 robot. It has 2 hard drives, 1 cd drive, 2 microphones, 1 internal speaker, 4 cooling, and a light up eye. HAL 9000 can respond to voice commands and can read emails out load. HAL 9000 can also switch to a desktop mode which brings up normal home computer settings. It runs on 2 o...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 14:51:10 PDT
$1 DIY Digital Camera GoPro-like Waterproof Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/1-DIY-Digital-Camera-GoPro-Waterproof-Mount-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SMALL.jpg makerboat So, I have been watching amazing GoPro videos for a long time. The fish eye lens that GoPro cameras use and the first person perspective that is allowed by GoPro attachments, belts and holders that allow you to place the camera on a helmet, head or body, really helps with making unique and very stab...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:40:18 PST
RemoteJack: Arduino awaits in ambush to thwart unwanted TV channel changes http://www.instructables.com/id/RemoteJack-Arduino-awaits-in-ambush-to-thwart-unw/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/F7ZZ/H7432AB9/FV9F7ZZH7432AB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/F7ZZ/H7432AB9/FV9F7ZZH7432AB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/F7ZZ/H7432AB9/FV9F7ZZH7432AB9.SMALL.jpg techbitar WARNING: An Instructables bug keeps removing the name of the IRremote.h library surrounded by following the #include statement in my RemoteJack code at the bottom of the guide. Please remember to put it back before you compile and upload to Arduino.  INTRODUCTION For those of you who are still st...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 10:40:33 PDT
Sweet and Salty Bars (gluten free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-and-Salty-Bars-gluten-free/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/RDNP/HQF9HBTG/FD0RDNPHQF9HBTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/RDNP/HQF9HBTG/FD0RDNPHQF9HBTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/RDNP/HQF9HBTG/FD0RDNPHQF9HBTG.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama If you could master just one gluten free dessert, please let it be this!   These bars make me so HAPPY....plain and simple.  The combination of the slightly sweet dark chocolate and the crunchy salty cookie crust is addictive.  Try these, they are really easy to make and worth every single calorie!!...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:02:07 PST
Horse tire swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Horse-tire-swing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SMALL.jpg jciarfella This is a great idea for your old tires . takes some time and strong hands as always have fun and re use what u can These are instructions for making a horse tire swing. This will require some artistic talent for drawing a basic horse shape and some strength to cut the tire. It will also require a s...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 16:59:34 PDT
Hooking up a laptop to an old school RF TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooking-up-a-laptop-to-an-old-school-RF-TV/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/FL5E/HAWSMFUU/F9ZFL5EHAWSMFUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/FL5E/HAWSMFUU/F9ZFL5EHAWSMFUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/FL5E/HAWSMFUU/F9ZFL5EHAWSMFUU.SMALL.jpg crysmoore Wanna hook up your Kinect or run a program like Processing on an old vacuum tubeTV but the only input you have are fork leads and screw terminals? This diagram and a couple of pieces of hardware will help you make some pretty cool projects. Depending on what kind of computer you have, will determine...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:51:48 PST
Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 Grabber Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Mindstorms-NXT-20-Grabber-Arm/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/WHDG/H2MYK4LQ/FMWWHDGH2MYK4LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/WHDG/H2MYK4LQ/FMWWHDGH2MYK4LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/WHDG/H2MYK4LQ/FMWWHDGH2MYK4LQ.SMALL.jpg MINDSTORMER 2.0 This is just a grabber arm I made with my nxt 2.0 kit .It only took me a couple hours to build.Remember that this isnt finished.Dont underestimate me, its my first robot I EVER made . This was made completely and originally by me though the grabber might look like it was copied from Mr. Dice Guy whi...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 09:13:12 PDT
How to reverse a DC motor using buttons. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reverse-a-DC-motor-using-buttons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/IW08/HHMHZIFG/FU0IW08HHMHZIFG.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this short video I show you how to reverse a DC motor using buttons instead of a DPDT switch or any remote. Recently I wanted to make a DC motor spin in one direction and in the other direction for a project. I wanted to use buttons so the DPDT switch was out of the question, and I didn't want to...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 18:18:04 PDT
Window to the Night (Night Vision) http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-to-the-Night/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/0ZJ7/HVVKFRVZ/FNS0ZJ7HVVKFRVZ.SMALL.gif mackintoshlinessless The idea of having a night vision device as a child was unthinkable! Only a few years ago, instructions came out on the internet to make this child-hood fantasy a reality. I decided to make my own! This instructable below won't go into detail on the makings (there are numerous sources and dedicated ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:37:19 PDT
Get rid of mosquitoes simplest & effective way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-rid-of-mosquitoes-simplest-effective-way/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/HIST/GS3BDBDO/FVUHISTGS3BDBDO.SMALL.jpg jignesh shah this is perhaps simplest way to get rid of mosquitoes . Item required: 1. camphor. 50 grams .(as shown in photo) It should last for a month or more. take any small bowl , put one camphor tablet in it. fill it with water .  normal water will do. put an any corner of your room. you can see immediate ...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 01:48:21 PDT
Android Controlled Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-Garage-Door-Opener/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/PIWH/GTXK8GDL/FXUPIWHGTXK8GDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/PIWH/GTXK8GDL/FXUPIWHGTXK8GDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/PIWH/GTXK8GDL/FXUPIWHGTXK8GDL.SMALL.jpg mcgrasea My project is an Android Controlled Garage Door Opener. This type of project has been done before, but with extensive hardware, such arduino boards, servers, etc., and involved complicated coding, and money. I did it all with minimal hardware, no coding, and at a total cost to me of only $15. With...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 21:32:29 PDT
Golden Milk http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Milk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/Z3MS/HDOVWB75/FWUZ3MSHDOVWB75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/Z3MS/HDOVWB75/FWUZ3MSHDOVWB75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/Z3MS/HDOVWB75/FWUZ3MSHDOVWB75.SMALL.jpg anatroccolo Some days ago I discovered this drink made of milk and turmeric. Turmeric is a plant native to Suoth Asia used mainly as a spice in Indian cooking, turmeric in fact is one of the many ingredients of masala ( we know it  as “curry” which is essentially a mix of ground spices). Turmeric is also called...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 03:26:32 PST
Save $$$, Get A Like New Laptop (or other) Lithium Battery Pack For FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-Get-A-Like-New-Laptop-or-other-Lithium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/JGC8/H5TU8JPB/FZXJGC8H5TU8JPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/JGC8/H5TU8JPB/FZXJGC8H5TU8JPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/JGC8/H5TU8JPB/FZXJGC8H5TU8JPB.SMALL.jpg ruggb Well, you'll have to work for it so it isn't totally free. Basically, MANY lithium battery backs can be reset back to almost new condition. I don't fully understand the reason the "smart" internal controllers become dumb and require a reset. I also don't understand why manufacturers don't provide th...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:42:35 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
Using Visual Basic 2010 to control Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Visual-Basic-to-control-Arduino-Uno/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QARI/GSYEPMOF/FVJQARIGSYEPMOF.SMALL.jpg techbitar I know this has been done in the past a few times so here's one more. This is a skeletal Visual Basic 2010 and Arduino Sketch that I mixed together to test the PC to Arduino Uno connection via serial. It simply turns LED 13 on or off.  The Visual Basic 2010 code assumes you have Form1 with 2 button...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 08:35:55 PDT
Speech Recognition with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Recognition-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UYKZ/HAUNLZ5U/FV9UYKZHAUNLZ5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UYKZ/HAUNLZ5U/FV9UYKZHAUNLZ5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/UYKZ/HAUNLZ5U/FV9UYKZHAUNLZ5U.SMALL.jpg leandro4b In this project I use BitVoicer’s speech recognition features (http://www.bitsophia.com/BitVoicer.aspx), one Arduino board and one electret microphone (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9964) to control a few LEDs. This project is similar to the one in my first post (http://www.instructables.com/id...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 08:15:41 PST
A FREE Multimeter Workstation! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-FREE-Multimeter-Workstation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SMALL.jpg PS118 I saw this instrutable by Mike63 and knew immediately I had to do it.  But why just copy when you can up the ante! I built mine to fit CenTech (Harbor Freight) 7-function multimeters.  These are $10 normally, but HarborFreight likes to use them as one of their "loss leaders", which means if you're ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:13:34 PDT
ARDUINO TEMPERATURE SENSOR LM35 http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-TEMPERATURE-SENSOR-LM35/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WCKV/HKBG733D/FDWWCKVHKBG733D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WCKV/HKBG733D/FDWWCKVHKBG733D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/WCKV/HKBG733D/FDWWCKVHKBG733D.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA Now make your own temperature sensor by Arduino and LM35 Sensor You required following parts 1-ARDUINO BOARD ANY VERSION 2-LM35 TEMPERATURE SENSOR 3-USB CABLE 4-COMPUTER WITH ARDUINO SOFTWERE MAKE THE CONNECTION AS SHOWN IN IMAGE AND  UPLOAD THE FOLLOWING CODE ON ARDUINO BOARD. float temp; int ...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 03:05:28 PDT
3D Printable Arduino Protection Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Protection-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/MN65/H0P1KIFP/F4EMN65H0P1KIFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/MN65/H0P1KIFP/F4EMN65H0P1KIFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/MN65/H0P1KIFP/F4EMN65H0P1KIFP.SMALL.jpg megaduty Yo, New R3 version plate and box uploaded!  Including an Ethernet shield R3 box top addition! I've been pushing out multiple Arduino Uno builds and needed a secure plate and box combo that could keep assets safe during a fall or tumble and would allow for under plate wire runs.  I got tired of ord...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 12:23:08 PST
DIY Tick Lasso: Remove Ticks Easily! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tick-Lasso-Remove-Ticks-Easily/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SMALL.jpg kshriver You can make a simple tool to remove ticks with materials you probably have on hand: a mechanical pencil (or pen) and a 3-foot piece of strong but thin string. I used upholstery thread, and fishing line would also work well. I disassembled a mechanical pencil for mine. You could also use an old pen...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:18:27 PDT
Ammo Can BOOM box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-BOOM-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JMCH/HUMTLW9N/F0FJMCHHUMTLW9N.SMALL.jpg Medic55 This was my first attempt at building this speaker BOOM box and it turned out great.  Bellow is the list of parts I used. I also re wired the IR sensor the outside the box so I can use the remote without opening the box. I rewired the FM antenna to the outside also. Every hole I drilled was sealed w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:24:18 PDT
DeLorean BTTF Inspired Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DeLorean-BTTF-Inspired-Papercraft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SMALL.jpg visualspicer Having been born in the 80s, some of my favorite childhood memories include watching Back To The Future. After completing my time machine I’ve gone back to the past at 88 miles per hour to create a papercraft set inspired by this epic movie trilogy and the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 car. Time Machine le...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 23:01:01 PDT
DIY | 12v Large LED Cabin Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-Large-Cabin-LED-Light-Fixture-with-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HH3H/HJ39PPLH/F6THH3HHJ39PPLH.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse $42 DIY | 12V LED Cabin Light (with wall-washer style night light) 12" Wide x 36" Long x 2 3/4" tall | 72 Watts @ 100% | I use a PWM Dimmer for a power range of 3W to 71W for use in Houseboats, RVs, Garages, Laundry Rooms, Workshops, Artist's Drawing Areas One of these is installed above each of th...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 16:45:55 PDT
Anvil Stand - Pt.1 - Sourcing Materials & Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Anvil-Stand-Pt1-Sourcing-Materials-Construction/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SMALL.jpg Bender-BackBoneFab Metalwork can be done in many scales and with an equal amount of skill levels, but one common thing that no metalsmith can do without is some kind of anvil. Lucky for me, I just got a new one, and this past week I made a custom stand for it.  More than anything else, anvil bases need to be secure. ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:59:35 PDT
Tesla Coil (Lit a lamp wirelessly) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-Coil-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XP89/HRKR0BQC/FRKXP89HRKR0BQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XP89/HRKR0BQC/FRKXP89HRKR0BQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/XP89/HRKR0BQC/FRKXP89HRKR0BQC.SMALL.jpg sheariahna Homemade mini Tesla Coil. It is mini but i can lit a fluorescent lamp What you need 1. Magnet wire 0.2 mm 2.  PVC pipe 3.  Alumunium foil 4.  Magic twist tie 5.  Stick (like ice cream stick or other stick) 6.  Glue gun 7.  Solder 8.  Fly swatter 9.  Clear coat 10.  Screwdriver 11.   Reguler wire 1...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:55:42 PST
Pallet Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coat-Rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I64W/HJW8WGQX/FKMI64WHJW8WGQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I64W/HJW8WGQX/FKMI64WHJW8WGQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/I64W/HJW8WGQX/FKMI64WHJW8WGQX.SMALL.jpg RuudvandeLooij A new apartment means new furniture as cheap as possible, this story is one of a coat rack. My brother in law had some nice slabs of wood from which I could have one. The first idea about the looks was born. That was until a friend of mine sent me a picture of a pallet shelf for his special beers. ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:18:08 PDT
Custom MP3 Dock with Electronic Amplification http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-MP3-Dock-with-Electronic-Amplification/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V9U7/HJGDN66J/FOHV9U7HJGDN66J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V9U7/HJGDN66J/FOHV9U7HJGDN66J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/V9U7/HJGDN66J/FOHV9U7HJGDN66J.SMALL.jpg ilpug Wow I haven't posted in a while. I've been in college.  Anyway, here's a look at something I made in design class a few months ago. I have an off-brand MP3 player I got an an office store for around 40$ (US) a while ago. My room mate bought a little external amplified speaker that was extremely lou...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:13:38 PDT
Silk Dyed Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Dyed-Eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/EMSU/H0KL0T2N/F39EMSUH0KL0T2N.SMALL.jpg lifelongdance Would you like to create Silk dyed eggs to decorate your table this Easter? It takes a little time but when you unwrap that first egg and see the amazing colors and patterns its worth it! You will need:  Eggs, 100% Silk ties,  white pillow case,   tack, small and med drill bit,  string\twist-tie,  ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 08:11:35 PDT
Cheesy Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheesy-Chicken-and-Shrimp-Alfredo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/XNZL/H8CVGSNN/FXHXNZLH8CVGSNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/XNZL/H8CVGSNN/FXHXNZLH8CVGSNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/XNZL/H8CVGSNN/FXHXNZLH8CVGSNN.SMALL.jpg kgadson Total Time: 50 minutes Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: One 16 oz Can of Ragu Alfredo Sauce 10 oz of Angel Hair Pasta Noodles  3 Chicken Breast (Varies Depending on Chicken Breast size) 1 lb of Shrimp  One Cap of Vegetable Oil  3 cups of mixed cheese 1/4 teaspoon for Pepper ...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:05:32 PDT
70s Terminal PC http://www.instructables.com/id/70s-Terminal-PC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/QCQE/FVW22Q2L/FGRQCQEFVW22Q2L.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta This is a computer which i designed and constructed to look like a 1970s data terminal. The case is built from 1/4" hardboard (similar to MDF), and painted with many layers of both gloss and textured paint. The computer features a 22" LCD display with a Plexiglas screen protector. Also, a mid-80s I...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 19:12:15 PDT
Muppets Mahna Mahna http://www.instructables.com/id/Muppets-Mahna-Mahna/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/RPRO/H8RVLKMP/FUHRPROH8RVLKMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/RPRO/H8RVLKMP/FUHRPROH8RVLKMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/RPRO/H8RVLKMP/FUHRPROH8RVLKMP.SMALL.jpg jennadillon84 My Halloween Costume. Muppets Mahna Mahna. Lots of fun, made this a few weeks before Halloween.......... have had the song in my head everyday........ ahhhhhh!  Costume Cost about $60 to make in materials.  The body is a green shirt with about 6 green feather boas hot glued on. The pink puppets ar...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:46:29 PDT
An Aquaponics Setup for Your Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Aquaponics-Setup-for-Your-Aquarium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SMALL.jpg scoot440 I wanted to build a cheap and easy aquaponics system to place in my existing 10 gallon aquarium. All parts were purchased from the nearest Home Depot except for the pump which came from Amazon.  The entire setup cost less than $40 and took about 3 hours to put together. One thing I like about this s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:27:22 PDT
Oatmeal Apple Crisp (gluten free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Oatmeal-Apple-Crisp-gluten-free/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/5EU6/HTZ3FX8S/F705EU6HTZ3FX8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/5EU6/HTZ3FX8S/F705EU6HTZ3FX8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/5EU6/HTZ3FX8S/F705EU6HTZ3FX8S.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This apple crisp is so easy and delicious that you will want to make it all the time!  It also makes your house smell amazing for the entire day.   I love this recipe because it is so simple to put together, and can easily be doubled for a dinner party or larger crowd.   Serve this with a really goo...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 09:23:09 PDT
Power Scary Sharpening System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Scary-Sharpening-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SMALL.jpg pfred2 I was inspired to make this attachment after watching a YouTube video posted by someone named Dave Bardin and seeing this one machine he had in his workshop. I thought I could make one of those. Then I thought more and figured I really don't have the room for it, and it would have been a complicated...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:40:56 PDT
Turn Your Smartphone Into a Metal Detector sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Smartphone-Into-a-Metal-Detector-sensor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/W4ED/HTVDY3HZ/FDZW4EDHTVDY3HZ.SMALL.jpg Mahir Asrani What Is Metal Sensor....? A metal detector is portable electronic instrument which detects the presence of metal nearby Metaldetectors are useful for finding metal inclusions hidden within objects such as metal objects buried underground. They often consist of a handheld unit with a sensor probe whi...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:37:38 PDT