Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:46:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Chat Program http://www.instructables.com/id/Chat-Program/
Chat Program - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/K7SI/I6NI6T82/F79K7SII6NI6T82.SMALL.jpg Nate Oaks This is no fake, the CMD program that I will show you how to make is a chat program. You can message your friends or family in school or at home! Open Notepad First, you need to open "Notepad". Just press the Windows button and search notepad. The Code (1) Now this may seem hard to understan...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:55:36 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
DIY solar cell from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-cell-from-scratch/
DIY solar cell from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/FCES/I6NI9P5D/FPKFCESI6NI9P5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/FCES/I6NI9P5D/FPKFCESI6NI9P5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/FCES/I6NI9P5D/FPKFCESI6NI9P5D.SMALL.jpg akolk1 Hello! In this instructable I will be showing you how to create a solar cell! I must warn you, the end product does not have any esthetic appeal whatsoever and is far from an professionally produced solar cell, but it works! This instructable will cover everything from gathering materials to measuri...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:38:31 PST
Computer Controlled Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Traffic-Light/
Computer Controlled Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/8MSF/I6NI4WK4/FBQ8MSFI6NI4WK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/8MSF/I6NI4WK4/FBQ8MSFI6NI4WK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/8MSF/I6NI4WK4/FBQ8MSFI6NI4WK4.SMALL.jpg RobBest I made this computer controlled traffic light for my work to show the status of the software being build, but I will spare you the details. This was also my first home project with a PIC controller. The traffic light is using an old Ikea traffic light meant for in childrens bedroom. It has switches ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:59:44 PST
Microgrid! The backyard pneumatic grid project http://www.instructables.com/id/Microgrid-The-backyard-pneumatic-grid-project/
Microgrid! The backyard pneumatic grid project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1HBK/I6NI7V4A/F0C1HBKI6NI7V4A.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician The pneumatic grid project is an attempt to transmit and use energy from small unreliable intermittent renewable energy sources using low pressure air in tubing to transmit the energy instead of electricity in wires. It is now functioning but it is still a work in progress. The project has many...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:47:53 PST
Home made electric glass fusing kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-electric-glass-fusing-kiln/
Home made electric glass fusing kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Good evening anyone interested,My name is Dave and I am from Bristol in the UK. Before Christmas I was out shopping in a market with my daughter Ava (8 yrs old) when she spotted some fused glass jewellery on a stand. Ava thought it was fantastic and immediately wanted to know if it was possible fo...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:30 PST
How to make a Cloud Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cloud-Chamber/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:28 PST
cheap USB slotcar timer interface http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-USB-slotcar-timer-interface/
cheap USB slotcar timer interface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/VBZS/I6NI5VE2/FE5VBZSI6NI5VE2.SMALL.jpg heavyweather I am going to built a routed 4 lane slotcar track*. Obviously you need some timekeeping/lapcounting solution for such a toy.You can buy various sensors and interfaces but there is also some free software around for which you can built your own interfaces.Most instructions are for printer or joystick...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:40:16 PST
Home automation 101: fixing a fridge freezer with a PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-101-fixing-a-fridge-freezer-with-a/
Home automation 101: fixing a fridge freezer with a PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/L5Q1/I6NI5SM1/FINL5Q1I6NI5SM1.SMALL.jpg MakeBromyard Ok, so your fridge is going for overkill. Rather than throw it out and buy a new one, we can fix it for not very much money.Instead of running all the time and using loads of electric, for less than £20 we can make it as good as new, saving the planet from the refrigerant gas and nasty insulation, a...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:22:37 PST
DIY Guitar AMP (LM386) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Guitar-AMP-LM386/
DIY Guitar AMP (LM386) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/IC19/I5THYJWW/FHDIC19I5THYJWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/IC19/I5THYJWW/FHDIC19I5THYJWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/IC19/I5THYJWW/FHDIC19I5THYJWW.SMALL.jpg neranjan.ghost This is a small and powerful amp that can connect any guitar iPod I made this this casing out of a Toyota motor oil can Parts that you gonna need LM3861uf 10uf -3 220uf 10k Potentiometer 1nf 47nf 10ohm1k 4ohm speaker 1/4 inch aux base 1/4 inch to 3.5 mm audio converter piece of perf board To...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 02:00:14 PST
Texting Doormat with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Texting-Doormat-with-Intel-Edison/
Texting Doormat with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/64CY/I63F11N4/FEU64CYI63F11N4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/64CY/I63F11N4/FEU64CYI63F11N4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/64CY/I63F11N4/FEU64CYI63F11N4.SMALL.jpg JustinIsAMaker Doorbells are so old-fashioned. Who wants to rely on user input to tell you when someone is at your front door when you can use a microcontroller to tell you?In this project, we'll be building a pressure sensor that lives under your doormat. When the pressure sensor registers an input over a certain...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20:16:24 PST
MIDI TO ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-TO-ARDUINO/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:01 PST
DIY write on plexiglass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-write-on-plexiglass/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:25:50 PST
Aligator clip connector for MakeyMakey http://www.instructables.com/id/Aligator-clip-connector-for-MakeyMakey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:53:27 PST
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Andee-MP3-Player-Play-your-music-on-Arduino-via-Sm/
Annikken Andee MP3 Player - Play your music on Arduino via Smart phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/7N3Z/I6M2OHG7/FA67N3ZI6M2OHG7.SMALL.jpg Annikken This instructable is to build a simple MP3 player using a Sparkfun MP3 shield that connects to the Arduino. The Annikken Andee shield will be connected to an Android or iOS device can be used as a controller for the MP3 player. The MP3 player will be able to play/pause, skip and stop playback of son...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:17:13 PST
New E-mail Notification Light http://www.instructables.com/id/New-E-mail-Notification-Light/
New E-mail Notification Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/FVWY/I6M2PQML/FU1FVWYI6M2PQML.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In this Instructable, I made a New E-mail notification light.It's a USB dongle that starts to flash when you receive a new e-mail.If my computer is ever ON, rendering a large video or downloading something, I can quickly see if I've got mail, even if computer's screen is off.What you'll need:USB sou...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:10:58 PST
Program your Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-your-Makey-Makey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:11:23 PST
What's the Cost to Cook a Hot Dog? http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-the-Cost-to-Cook-a-Hot-Dog/
What's the Cost to Cook a Hot Dog? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/2TXX/I6MC3OVO/F832TXXI6MC3OVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/2TXX/I6MC3OVO/F832TXXI6MC3OVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/2TXX/I6MC3OVO/F832TXXI6MC3OVO.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Recently, I dug my "Presto Hot Dogger" out of it's resting place deep in a kitchen cabinet, and began thinking. (always a dangerous thing!) The Presto Hot Dogger is probably the simplest kitchen appliance ever devised by the mind of Man: No moving parts, no adjustments, not even a heating element! I...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:17:57 PST
Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-hospital-nurse-call-button-3D-printed/
Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/54ES/I6M2O1FY/F4454ESI6M2O1FY.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn If you cannot use your hands, you cannot press a "nurse call" button - big problemo.This was originally made for someone in hospital who had lost both hands due to an extremely severe illness, but it also applies to people with poor coordination or muscle weakness. This presents many life changing i...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:12:58 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
R/C Car Balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Car-Balancing-Robot/
R/C Car Balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/42TI/I6KNC3VK/F5542TII6KNC3VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/42TI/I6KNC3VK/F5542TII6KNC3VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/42TI/I6KNC3VK/F5542TII6KNC3VK.SMALL.jpg Kaeru no Ojisan Hi! This is Kaeru no Ojisan.We can find many balancing robots (even with open-source code) in website.Then I have tried to find a balancing robot based on an actual automobile or a commercially-sold R/C car such as Tamiya R/C car. But I cannot find an appropriate one. So I have decided to make R/C C...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:57:32 PST
Arduino RFID Lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Lock-box/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:28:56 PST
Clap activated LED strip http://www.instructables.com/id/Clap-activated-LED-strip/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:09:24 PST
Portable Arcade and Media Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arcade-and-Media-Player/
Portable Arcade and Media Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/FCBP/I6M2M5NK/F69FCBPI6M2M5NK.SMALL.jpg FrankA2 This project started after I made a full size retro arcade cabinet powered by a raspberry pi. The full size cabinet was great for a basement but I wanted to make a portable version with a few cool features: 2 Player with cordless (ended up using Bluetooth) arcade style joysticks. Support for b...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:58:24 PST
Simple Smartphone Headmount http://www.instructables.com/id/Duopod-Head-mounted-smartphone/
Simple Smartphone Headmount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ZZPA/I6HSDO8C/FMHZZPAI6HSDO8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ZZPA/I6HSDO8C/FMHZZPAI6HSDO8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ZZPA/I6HSDO8C/FMHZZPAI6HSDO8C.SMALL.jpg IamWe DIY headmount for handsfree video recording. This 10 dollar smartphone telescope headmount is connected to reading glasses. Head movements result in stable and smooth video recordings. The hands are free to operate the menu on the screen or show something in front of the camera.The best eye - screen...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:45:16 PST
How to join the case against GCHQ/NSA illegal syping, and find out if they spied on you! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-join-the-case-against-GCHQNSA-illegal-sypin/
How to join the case against GCHQ/NSA illegal syping, and find out if they spied on you! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/BJKG/I6C2MQTU/FC9BJKGI6C2MQTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/BJKG/I6C2MQTU/FC9BJKGI6C2MQTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/BJKG/I6C2MQTU/FC9BJKGI6C2MQTU.SMALL.jpg ambiguous On February 6th, a group of NGOs including the UK's Privacy International won a judgement against Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). The court that hears complaints about the British intelligence services (IPT) ruled that NSA data sharing to GCHQ was illegal because there was no public l...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:30:25 PST
Easy Crank Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Crank-Generator/
Easy Crank Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/M88V/I6HSIC51/FXMM88VI6HSIC51.SMALL.jpg kurtz64 This build is to show you how you can generate some energy from a gear motor so that you can use it to power a flashlight, charge your cell phone, or to run other small equipment. I know this project is short but that is because it is an easy to do project but, you should not underestimate the usefu...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:18:25 PST
SolarAssist: A Smartphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarAssist-A-Smartphone-Modification/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:23:09 PST
High- End audiophile bookshelf speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/High-End-audiophile-bookshelf-speakers/
High- End audiophile bookshelf speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ECJR/I6J7W6D0/FJWECJRI6J7W6D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ECJR/I6J7W6D0/FJWECJRI6J7W6D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ECJR/I6J7W6D0/FJWECJRI6J7W6D0.SMALL.jpg mengel I like speaker building and this is one of my projects - very good sounding and looking 2- way bookshelf speakers.Some measured parameters: Impedadance: 8 OhmSensistivity: 88 dB / 1W / 1mCut out frquency: 2 200 HzFrequency range: 32 - 28 000 HzUsed speakers: mid- bass / Peerless HDS- P830883, tweete...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:53:33 PST
Portable Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Charger-4/
Portable Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/HZGE/I6J7W5VG/FWDHZGEI6J7W5VG.SMALL.jpg BinksBrew For a long time I've had old back up cell phones taking up space in my desk drawer. I was curious if I could put any of these old phones to some use. I can't just throw them away so I decided to try and re-purpose one of them as a portable charger for my current smart phone. Materials Mp1405 5v...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:43:18 PST
Scientific Research High Altitude Balloon for Fun and Profit http://www.instructables.com/id/Scientific-Research-High-Altitude-Balloon-for-Fun-/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:52:42 PST
Power Logic Probe http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Logic-Probe/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:09:48 PST
Make a 3D Printed Light-up Marquee Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Printed-Light-up-Marquee-Sign/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:58:40 PST
Secured MacBook Air with Portable External Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Secured-MacBook-Air-with-Portable-External-Monitor/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:49:24 PST
Make a decorative table with mdf sheets for 50 $ http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-decorative-table-with-mdf-sheets/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:47:10 PST
Make cool onboard videos on tools: custom mounts & closer focus for Polaroid Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-your-Polaroid-Cube-in-the-workshop-cust/
Make cool onboard videos on tools: custom mounts & closer focus for Polaroid Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/H7RJ/I6EXF34P/F09H7RJI6EXF34P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/H7RJ/I6EXF34P/F09H7RJI6EXF34P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/H7RJ/I6EXF34P/F09H7RJI6EXF34P.SMALL.jpg Raitis Being small and having a magnetic mount first thoughts of using this camera in the workshop came before it was even available for sale. Oh, and it's also cheap enough not to require saving up for a long time to get one. It seemed like a cool tool to make interesting videos which I could post on my i...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:33:31 PST
Turn paper into a speaker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-paper-into-a-speaker/
Turn paper into a speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/N7N1/I6HSD0HD/FHMN7N1I6HSD0HD.SMALL.jpg AgIC Speakers are so common in the world, but do you know that you can make primitive one very easily? Using conductive ink pen, your simple drawing can work as a speaker. Let's see it works!A coil drawn by a conductive ink works as a speaker, as the video shows. Draw your own speaker and play with it. ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:03:52 PST
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Without-Electricity-or-a-Soldering-I/
How to Solder Without Electricity (or a Soldering Iron) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/YODX/I6H7EWMH/FTIYODXI6H7EWMH.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Soldering is a valuable skill. There are a lot of situations where the ability to repair or modify electronics can really save the day. But most people don't carry a soldering iron around with them. And even if you did have a soldering iron, there is a good chance that you might not have access to e...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:26 PST
Growing Rock Candy In Only a Few Hours!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Rock-Candy-In-Only-a-Few-Hours/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:20:09 PST
An Absolute Beginners Guide To The Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Absolute-Beginners-Guide-To-The-Intel-Edison/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:48:53 PST
3D Collaborative portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Collaborative-portraits/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:55:59 PST
Pocket Lens Spherometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Lens-Spherometer/
Pocket Lens Spherometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/3ZKW/I6HSAPF4/FNN3ZKWI6HSAPF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/3ZKW/I6HSAPF4/FNN3ZKWI6HSAPF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/3ZKW/I6HSAPF4/FNN3ZKWI6HSAPF4.SMALL.jpg ahnelson I like to experiment with lenses and different optical combinations in my photography and cinematography. It's easy to build a design when you buy all of your glass from a lab supplier. They usually can supply CAD drawings and a full range of specifications and tolerances. If, like me, you pull elem...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:40:38 PST
Grow Architectural Models with Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Architectural-Models-with-Mushrooms/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:35:23 PST
Homemade Electronic Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electronic-Drum-Kit/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:33:05 PST
Kindle Page Turner - 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Kindle-Page-Turner-3D-printed/
Kindle Page Turner - 3D printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/T0LT/I6GCVXYN/F56T0LTI6GCVXYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/T0LT/I6GCVXYN/F56T0LTI6GCVXYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/T0LT/I6GCVXYN/F56T0LTI6GCVXYN.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn Mechanical page turner for the Kindle in case of weakness or hand tremor.............This is a simple device that allows anyone with co-ordination impairment, muscle weakness or hand tremor to turn the pages more easily on a Kindle e-reader, using flat levers or tabs each side.Kindles are made by Am...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:58:15 PST
Luminch Color LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Luminch-Color/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:17:23 PST
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-ear-ring-a-ring-that-is-an-ear-3D-P/
How to make an ear ring (a ring that is an ear) 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/5B8F/I6DZ0EQO/FFI5B8FI6DZ0EQO.SMALL.jpg melarky I am an Audioprosthologist (test hearing and fit hearing aids) and am working towards a doctorate in Audiology. I thought it would be fun to make an "ear ring" that didn't make a man look like an effeminate pirate when wearing it :)All parts of the ring are 3D printed with a Printrbot Simple Metal ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:25:02 PST
Lasercut Tree Ring Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Tree-Ring-Coasters/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:39:53 PST
ARDUINO GOPRO TIMELAPSE SHIELD http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-GOPRO-TIMELAPSE-SHIELD/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:46:55 PST