Instructables: exploring - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:36:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Build an Inexpensive Terrarium with Free Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Inexpensive-Terrarium-with-Free-Plants/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 10:39:34 PST
DIY HID Flashlight for your car/truck http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HID-Flashlight-for-your-cartruck/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 07:31:04 PDT
Back to School LED Strip Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-LED-Strip-Automation/
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Fri, 1 Sep 2017 08:45:52 PDT
Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Peppermint-Mocha-Frappuccino-Recipe/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:25:58 PST
RF 315MHz/433MHz Wireless and Arduino...again! http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-315MHz433MHz-Wireless-and-Arduinoagain/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 01:32:08 PST
The Workbench With a Secret! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Workbench-With-a-Secret/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:28:30 PDT
Punisher TACT vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Punisher-TACT-vest/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 16:12:42 PST
Instructables Paper Wallet Hacked! (2 ways) and NEW DESIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Paper-Wallet-Hacked-2-ways/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 04:34:46 PST
How To Build A garden Lighthouse Out Of Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-garden-Lighthouse-Out-Of-Pallets/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:09 PDT
Magnetic Switch LED Closet Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Switch-LED-Closet-Light/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 11:16:44 PDT
Turn Your 3d Design Into Buildable Brick Models Using Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-3d-Design-Into-Buildable-Brick-Models-Us/
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Wed, 6 Sep 2017 12:01:24 PDT
Airsoft Anti-Aircraft Style Coaxial PVC Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Airsoft-Anti-Aircraft-Style-Coaxial-PVC-Launcher/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 21:13:24 PDT
How to make an Arduino sound synthesizer with MIDI interface http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Arduino-sound-synthesizer-with-MIDI/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 02:23:58 PST
Homemade Hot Rods (Drum Sticks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hot-Rods-Drum-Sticks/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:00:36 PDT
How to make a simple house on Sketchup. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-house-on-Sketchup/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 08:33:27 PDT
LEGO Game Boy Transformer Official Parts List and Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Game-Boy-Transformer-Official-Parts-List-/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 12:53:44 PDT
Arduino OBD2 ELM327 I2C-LCD HC05 Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-OBD2-ELM327-I2C-LCD-HC05-Bluetooth/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 06:17:44 PST
[arduino motor shield] line following robot (FC-51) http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-motor-shield-line-following-robot-FC-51/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 03:41:20 PDT
Display the BSoD with 3 keystrokes http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-the-BSoD-with-3-keystrokes/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 02:58:04 PDT
Easy Friendship Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Friendship-Bracelets/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:29:24 PST
How to use Norton's Commander in DosBox to play games http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Nortons-Commander-in-DosBox-to-play-ga/
How to use Norton's Commander in DosBox to play games - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/EKJO/FNZAC6RV/FPFEKJOFNZAC6RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/EKJO/FNZAC6RV/FPFEKJOFNZAC6RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/EKJO/FNZAC6RV/FPFEKJOFNZAC6RV.SMALL.jpg wizzard_of_ozz2004 Today, I will be giving everyone a quick tutorial on how to set up DosBox to run with Norton's Commander (NC for short) to make it easier to play games. First let me describe what Norton's Commander is exactly. Norton's Commander is a file manager that Norton (yes the same company that makes anti-v...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2008 07:13:46 PST
How To Freestyle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Freestyle/
How To Freestyle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/BOM2/FEG404RK/F3FBOM2FEG404RK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/BOM2/FEG404RK/F3FBOM2FEG404RK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/BOM2/FEG404RK/F3FBOM2FEG404RK.SMALL.jpg CHRISTIANCHI SMASHER This is a great method of freestyle rapping. Clear your head As mentioned in my first instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rap/Rapping and Freestyling are two different thingsFreestyling is on the the spot, requiring quick thinking.Although you need an active mind,you must not over...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2008 17:21:45 PDT
Arduino Combi-button Lock w/ optional iOS/Android support http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Combi-button-Lock/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 09:05:41 PDT
Oil Can Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Can-Guitar/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:49:12 PDT
Replace your proprietary HTiB connector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-your-Easyfit-HTiB-connector/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 08:10:10 PDT
Wax Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Tablet/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 16:22:58 PDT
DIY inexpensive bendable waterproof vines http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Bendable-Waterproof-Vines/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:49:16 PST
DIY Time Control Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Time-Control-Machine/
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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 00:03:54 PDT
Steampunk Rubiks Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Rubiks-Cube/
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:13:42 PDT
Howto make an Airsoft (Cross-hair) Scope http://www.instructables.com/id/Howto-make-an-Airsoft-Cross-hair-Scope/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 11:02:39 PDT
Adding a Current Limit Feature to a Buck/Boost Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Current-Limit-Feature-to-a-BuckBoost-Conv/
Adding a Current Limit Feature to a Buck/Boost Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/60PO/J7MFR5DF/FQ060POJ7MFR5DF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/60PO/J7MFR5DF/FQ060POJ7MFR5DF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/60PO/J7MFR5DF/FQ060POJ7MFR5DF.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project we will have a closer look at a common buck/boost converter and create a small, additional circuit that adds a current limit feature to it. With it, the buck/boost converter can be used just like a variable lab bench power supply. Let's get started! Watch the Video! The video give...
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Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:47:39 PDT
How To Make a Portable Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Solar-Generator/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:04:30 PDT
Ventriloquist's Dummy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventriloquists-Dummy/
Ventriloquist's Dummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0P8O/HGU2L3MR/FKB0P8OHGU2L3MR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0P8O/HGU2L3MR/FKB0P8OHGU2L3MR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/0P8O/HGU2L3MR/FKB0P8OHGU2L3MR.SMALL.jpg TheExterminatingDalek When I was young and growing up by the seaside, the highlight of every summer was going to see Uncle Percy, considered by those who know about such things to be one of the truly great Punch and Judy men, who did a summer season every year at Hastings. I loved the Punch and Judy, but the highlight f...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 07:05:58 PDT
How to Make a Mini Bar From Jerry Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Bar-From-Jerry-Can/
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:45:01 PST
Using Google Sketchup: Basic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Google-Sketchup-Basic-Tools/
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Thu, 15 Jul 2010 08:09:00 PDT
Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Touchscreen-Setup/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:56:21 PST
DIY Replacement leg for a Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replacement-leg-for-a-Christmas-tree/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 18:43:58 PST
Hack an old pc power supply into a lab bench power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Old-Pc-Power-Supply-Into-a-Lab-Bench-Power/
Hack an old pc power supply into a lab bench power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/YHOA/IMDZ7WS5/F5LYHOAIMDZ7WS5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/YHOA/IMDZ7WS5/F5LYHOAIMDZ7WS5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/YHOA/IMDZ7WS5/F5LYHOAIMDZ7WS5.SMALL.jpg caisa16 In this tutorial i am going to show you how to convert an old PC power supply into a relatively chip bench power supply. This could be very useful for any beginners that enjoy making diverse circuits projects for a number of reasons. In the first place the costs are minimal since you probably alread...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:02:44 PDT
Cockroach Donuts (Boston Cream) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cockroach-Donuts-Boston-Cream/
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 19:01:52 PST
Fixing a Dual 505 turntable (start mechanism) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Dual-505-turntable-start-mechanism/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 12:51:42 PDT
100W LED - Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-Flashlight-2/
100W LED - Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SMALL.jpg TueBjørn Welcome back!And yes.. A 100W LED is alot... It is approximately 9000 Lumen. A car on high beam produces about 4000.And that sums up why I made this. It's awesome!Let's get to it. The Idea I have worked with some 10W LEDs in the past and they produced a lot of heat. Therefor I wanted to have a gr...
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:52:02 PST
DIY Steering Wheel Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Steering-Wheel-Stand/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:30:58 PDT
How to make a 2 mile, long range FM Transmitter Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-2-Mile-Long-Range-FM-Transmitter/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:26:17 PDT
Home Button Repair on 1st Gen iPod Touch http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Button-Repair-on-1st-Gen-iPod-Touch/
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:09:44 PDT
Solarium She Shed & Dancing Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Solarium-She-Shed-Dancing-Deck/
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:35:11 PDT
How to Use Sky3DS Plus to Play All 3DS Games on 3DS 2DS http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Sky3DS-Plus-to-Play-All-3DS-Games-on-3D/
How to Use Sky3DS Plus to Play All 3DS Games on 3DS 2DS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/XB6D/IWQV9NS3/FCXXB6DIWQV9NS3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/XB6D/IWQV9NS3/FCXXB6DIWQV9NS3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/XB6D/IWQV9NS3/FCXXB6DIWQV9NS3.SMALL.jpg jvower90s What is the best flashcard to play 3DS games?There are countless number of flashcarts currently available to run 3DS games, however which is the best card between them all? The choices range from Gateway 3DS, Supercard DStwo, R4i Gold 3DS and Sky3DS+. If you want to run the most recent 3DS games, th...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 20:43:15 PST
Unique homemade volume/potentiometer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-homemade-volumepotentiometer-knobs/
Unique homemade volume/potentiometer knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/EJAV/H0OIUO7J/FUKEJAVH0OIUO7J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/EJAV/H0OIUO7J/FUKEJAVH0OIUO7J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/EJAV/H0OIUO7J/FUKEJAVH0OIUO7J.SMALL.jpg gavox For all those FX pedal, cool looking synths and other wacky machines that require control with any kind of potentiometer! This isn't an exhaustive list of solutions, don't hesitate to use your imagination and post pics of your own creations! I got sick of trying to find potentiometer knobs that look...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 07:04:34 PDT
Hardboard tool crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardboard-tool-crate/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 18:27:40 PST
Repair Damaged Power Tool Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Damaged-Power-Tool-Cord/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 20:50:03 PDT
How to Interface Ultrasonic Sensor (HCSR04) to arduino uno http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Interface-Ultrasonic-Sensor-HCSR04-to-ardui/
How to Interface Ultrasonic Sensor (HCSR04) to arduino uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/CE30/IDIN4MHI/FBTCE30IDIN4MHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/CE30/IDIN4MHI/FBTCE30IDIN4MHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/CE30/IDIN4MHI/FBTCE30IDIN4MHI.SMALL.jpg TechPonder Ultrasonic sensors are much more efficient than other obstacle detection sensors. Ultrasonic Sensors relatively inexpensive and also the ultrasound emitters and detectors are portable without the need for complex circuitry.Real time assistance and artificial vision along with dedicated obstacle dete...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:32:36 PDT