Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:46:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Power switch for USB devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-switch-for-USB-devices/
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By: portuman

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:29:17 PST
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/In-line-Laptop-Surge-Protector-with-an-Outlet/
In-line Laptop Surge Protector with an Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/33PL/I5DSQQWV/FLU33PLI5DSQQWV.SMALL.jpg amorarun In the fall of 2007 my HP TX1000 stopped working and won't turn on, upon sending it to repair shop (I believe it cost me about AUD$80 just to check what the fault is....grrr) they said that the mother board has to be replaced and it will cost about AUD$800. I asked the technician what caused the lap...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:30:59 PST
12V Battery State Of Charge Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Battery-State-Of-Charge-Indicator/
12V Battery State Of Charge Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/NZGW/I5GMWGHQ/FRJNZGWI5GMWGHQ.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer With the use of 12V batteries becoming more popular (typically the 7Ah sealed lead acid), I have been requested several times to build a state of charge (SOC) meter displaying the voltage on LEDs. However, each person wants something a little different. The biggest difference is the required minimum...
By: Eric Brouwer

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:00:12 PST
Power Keurig From Bed Over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Keurig-From-Bed-Over-WiFi/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:16 PST
CTA Train Time Texter http://www.instructables.com/id/CTA-Train-Time-Texter/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:48:50 PST
Guitar Pedal - Selectable Diode Tube Screamer http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Pedal-Selectable-Diode-Tube-Screamer/
Guitar Pedal - Selectable Diode Tube Screamer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/J3JC/I5DSFWSX/FD0J3JCI5DSFWSX.SMALL.jpg InstructinShans Built after the original Tube Screamer 808. Introduction The Ibanez Tube Screamer is one of the most popular overdrive pedals ever made. Especially popular with blues players, it boosts mids to mimic the sound of a vintage tube amp. Likewise, due to its popularity, it is very commonly modded.By c...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:41:07 PST
Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Controller/
Sous Vide Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/DE2W/I3PJMRAT/F3UDE2WI3PJMRAT.SMALL.jpg justinjones53 Parts Temperature Controller - $14.05 Water Heater Elements - $17.98 (2x $8.99) 14 Gauge Replacement Cord - $10.89 Project Box - $14.97 Water Pump - $7.99 Wire Nuts - $7.99Cost = $73.87Optional Parts Polycarbonate Bin - $25.78 Polycarbonate Lid - $18.35Cost = $44.13ToolsRotary Tool (Dremel) Wir...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:33 PST
Audio Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Treasure-Hunt/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:06:37 PST
Soldering is NOT Rocket Science! http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-is-NOT-Rocket-Science/
Soldering is NOT Rocket Science! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/UZU1/I5DSDGJE/F6VUZU1I5DSDGJE.SMALL.jpg gizmologist I've seen so many articles on electronic soldering that are either overly verbose and hard to read, too complex for a beginner, insist on expensive tools, or are just plain wrong, that I decided to clear the air a bit by going back to the basics. When I first started soldering, many years ago, "How ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:27:45 PST
DIY Ninja Mouse / Silent Mouse 2015 Edition No Soldering Ridiculously Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ninja-Mouse-Silent-Mouse-2015-Edition-No-Solde/
DIY Ninja Mouse / Silent Mouse 2015 Edition No Soldering Ridiculously Easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/GTPB/I5BSESUV/FXZGTPBI5BSESUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/GTPB/I5BSESUV/FXZGTPBI5BSESUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/GTPB/I5BSESUV/FXZGTPBI5BSESUV.SMALL.jpg ROBERTA10 This is an easy to do tutorial on making a loud computer mouse quiet. Loud mouse clicks can be annoying! But, not anymore! Follow this easy to do tutorial and stop those annoying mouse clicks! This Instructable is a shorter version of my article I published on HubPages. For a more in depth version G...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:55:10 PST
beer shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-shooter/
beer shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TNAR/I5DS3JUR/FS5TNARI5DS3JUR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus What ever happened to the hubbub around 3D printed weapons? Get ready to bust a cap and shotgun a beer with the 3D printed beer shooter. Before you jump the gun and shoot from the hip, this concept can't shoot anything and is nothing more than a holder for your beer.Perpetuating the concept of 3D pr...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:41 PST
Download, edit and print your own parts from McMaster-Carr http://www.instructables.com/id/Download-Edit-And-Print-Your-Own-Parts-From-McMast/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:06 PST
3D Printer Heated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Heated-Bed-1/
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By: RobertKuhlmann

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:33:00 PST
TinyCompass http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyCompass/
TinyCompass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/RI4I/I5BSBTPO/FH1RI4II5BSBTPO.SMALL.gif TinyCircuits In this Instructable, we will be building a compass using the TinyShield Compass as well as the Circle Edge Led shield. Materials After getting your boards and battery, the Arduino IDE will be the first thing to download if you have not done so already. When the IDE has been loaded go to tools, ...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:26:43 PST
Giant QWERTY Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-QWERTY-Keyboard/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:06:50 PST
Engagement Ring Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Engagement-Ring-Box/
Engagement Ring Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/W95H/I5DS01HV/FS3W95HI5DS01HV.SMALL.jpg dsteury OK so you have a ring (or a ring in mind), you have asked for permission from her dad, all thats left is to come up with an idea of "when and where" that you will have to recount/hear recounted for years to come when people ask "How did you/he propose?" This Instructable will not only give you somet...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:16:23 PST
From spoon to broadhead http://www.instructables.com/id/From-spoon-to-broadhead/
From spoon to broadhead - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/6WF0/I5BRWQW5/F4N6WF0I5BRWQW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/6WF0/I5BRWQW5/F4N6WF0I5BRWQW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/6WF0/I5BRWQW5/F4N6WF0I5BRWQW5.SMALL.jpg GwanTL This instructable will teach you to turn a normal spoon into the blade for a broadhead and subsequently affix it to a field tip.Tools:-anvil/hard surface-vice-hammer-pliers-dremel and various bits-table top grinder-soldering kit-blade sharpenerSupplies:-spoon-field tip Hammer it flat Hammer the s...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:01:45 PST
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-movement-alarm-for-theft-prevention/
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/D0ZQ/I5BRUB9H/F93D0ZQI5BRUB9H.SMALL.jpg micahmelnyk In short: I developed a portable, battery powered device that sounds an alarm when your bag or purse is moved. Once armed, can only be turned off by your secret code.The device is built off an Arduino compatible Trinket Pro, using an off-the-shelf project box with PCB.------------------------------...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:35:06 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
Plasma Gum http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Gum/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:21:53 PST
Militarize Your G-shock Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Militarize-Your-G-shock-Watch/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:39:28 PST
Sound Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Lamp/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:09:31 PST
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-warm-this-winter-CPU-Hand-Warmer/
Stay warm this winter: CPU Hand Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/KQ8C/I59R5T9D/FNIKQ8CI59R5T9D.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this small project I will show you how I repurposed an old AMD CPU to create a small, light and easy to use electric hand warmer. With the help of a small portable power bank this gadget can warm you up for around 2 and a half hours and can easily reach temperatures up to 60 degrees celcius. W...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:26:46 PST
Wire Dispenser/Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-DispenserCaddy/
Wire Dispenser/Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NPT7/I58ID8US/FPWNPT7I58ID8US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NPT7/I58ID8US/FPWNPT7I58ID8US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NPT7/I58ID8US/FPWNPT7I58ID8US.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba In my new Home Office/Workshop, I've been making space for my electronics hobby. My space has to be multi-functional and it has to be able to be tidy ... I'm not a very tidy person and my workspace can quickly become an homage to kipple (read Philip K. Dick for an explanation).This instructable is a...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:05:23 PST
Barrel Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Speaker/
Barrel Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TMBI/I59HOCBO/F59TMBII59HOCBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TMBI/I59HOCBO/F59TMBII59HOCBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TMBI/I59HOCBO/F59TMBII59HOCBO.SMALL.jpg DasElis Regular Saturday morning at town's car boot sale/market, my friend noticed nice wee barrel as he was looking something nice to make a saving money bank. I've had to change his mind :) Cost me only £5.I have decided to make amplified speaker out of it. Parts Next stage was to plan and collect nece...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:01:38 PST
Zentangle Chibitronics Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Zentangle-Chibitronics-Box/
Zentangle Chibitronics Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC7/I55MURI8/F9DOVC7I55MURI8.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Items needed: cardstock copper tape Chibitronics (6) 3v coin battery ribbon tapeTools needed: scissors tape marker/pen pin The box 1. Print out the pattern on cardstock.2. Begin zentangling with a pen marker! The long insert may be left unadorned.3. Cut out the box and glue together acc...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:52:20 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
steampunk telephone stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 steampunkish cell phonestand. the base As i am cheap i didnt want to pay for the little bit of wood i am using. So i drove around the industrial estate here in my town. And found a nice piece of wood just on the ground somewhere. After a quick clean and polish it looked like this. i like the used...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
Easy and pro looking GoPro handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-pro-looking-GoPro-handle/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:57:29 PST
Human Powered Phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-USB-devices-using-your-muscle-power-Charg/
Human Powered Phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/FAMB/I55MZ4IK/FC1FAMBI55MZ4IK.SMALL.jpg Ganesh Selvaraj ***If you think it's worthy, Vote for it for "Make Energy" Challenge***Mobile phones / Tablets have become an integral part of our life. One big hustle which every mobile user faces is charging the device. Well if you have a power source like AC wall supply or batteries lying around then it is easy ...
By: Ganesh Selvaraj

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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:21:04 PST
Glowing metal space fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-metal-space-fossil/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:12:57 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
By: thiagohersan

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Mouse-Odometer-for-Arduino-Robot/
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SMALL.jpg jazzycamel Accurately determining the progress of a wheeled robot can be pretty tricky (and expensive!). Dead reckoning assumes that our motors are perfectly matched, our wheels don't slip and the surface we are running on is perfectly flat: most of these conditions are unattainable and are never guaranteed. R...
By: jazzycamel

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:08:25 PST
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Liminal MassLiminal Mass is a graft within ceiling architecture in a coastal house: a long, narrow piece suspended within the a ceiling annex. Responsive to the environment, the surface’s reflective properties will change throughout the day, alternating between opacity and translucency. Lighting com...
By: smithallen_studio

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
Dead Bug Prototyping and Freeform Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Bug-Prototyping-and-Freeform-Electronics/
Dead Bug Prototyping and Freeform Electronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/0SX2/I55MPRK2/FXI0SX2I55MPRK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/0SX2/I55MPRK2/FXI0SX2I55MPRK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/0SX2/I55MPRK2/FXI0SX2I55MPRK2.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd Dead bug prototyping and freeform electronics are a way of building working electronic circuits, by soldering the parts directly together, or through wires instead of the traditional way of using a printed circuit board (PCB.)Dead bug prototyping got its name because when you invert a IC, and bend t...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:23:15 PST
Push to data.sparkfun.com from an Intel Edison with Node.js http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-to-datasparkfuncom-from-an-Intel-Edison-with-/
Push to data.sparkfun.com from an Intel Edison with Node.js - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/6E4W/I52COMP3/FBQ6E4WI52COMP3.SMALL.jpg JustinIsAMaker The Intel Edison is really great at doing a lot of things, but one of the things that I was most excited about was its ability to use Node.JS to interact with objects IRL. As a front-end dev and a maker, I'm just trying to keep Atwood's Law true, haha!The Intel Edison comes with wi-fi ready to roll ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:06:25 PST
Boombox MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Boombox-MDF/
Boombox MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/V6X3/I557BTVH/F9GV6X3I557BTVH.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyoneAnother COOL boombox for the collection ! This time it`s not from Plexiglas as always but rather from MDF ( Medium-density fibreboard ) It`s actually pretty fun to work with this material ,it`s very easy to saw, lightweight in compare to the 4mm Plexiglas and a most important it`s the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:54:25 PST
RFID sleeve shield http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-sleeve-shield/
RFID sleeve shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/BT9L/I50XOQRK/FAEBT9LI50XOQRK.SMALL.jpg Constructed RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) technology is already being sold in consumer products and is constantly expanding. Numbers soaring over 200 million credit and debit cards, millions of hotel room keys, including All US Passports issued since October 2006, work IDs and even transit cards use RFI...
By: Constructed

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:38:40 PST
Anachronistic Audio: Radiation Windchimes http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-Radiation-Windchimes/
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By: joejoetheclown

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:52:29 PST
Helical Jacob's Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Helical-Jacobs-Ladder/
Helical Jacob's Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/PN2D/I52CLIU9/FT4PN2DI52CLIU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/PN2D/I52CLIU9/FT4PN2DI52CLIU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/PN2D/I52CLIU9/FT4PN2DI52CLIU9.SMALL.jpg imarhino Helical Jacob's Ladder Project: experience level: beginner parts needed include: transformer, power cord, bare wire, wire nuts, wood block, wood screws, wooded dowel and a nail tools needed: screwdriver, wire stripper, wire cutter, and drillSafety notice: Always unplug or isolate a device from its...
By: imarhino

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:56:55 PST
Physical Web con Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Web-con-Intel-Edison/
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By: sabas1080

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:39:01 PST
Wooden Rubik's Cube Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rubiks-Cube-Bluetooth-Headphones/
Wooden Rubik's Cube Bluetooth Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/Y7LP/I52CWTUQ/FIGY7LPI52CWTUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/Y7LP/I52CWTUQ/FIGY7LPI52CWTUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/Y7LP/I52CWTUQ/FIGY7LPI52CWTUQ.SMALL.jpg DIYgiveaways Ever wonder about making your own pair of custom headphones? How about a pair of custom Bluetooth headphones? Well, it’s time to cut the cords and roam about your room while you rock these awesome headphones! In this Instructable, you’ll learn how to make a set of wooden Rubik’s cube Bluetooth headp...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:47:17 PST
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Amazing-Crystals-in-Just-Hours/
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/90BM/I504RHMX/FXE90BMI504RHMX.SMALL.jpg TrollFaceTheMan -Hello Youtubers, and Instructaganders today I am going to teach you how to grow cool Magnesium Sulfate Crystals in just a few hours. Some of you might ask What's magnesium sulfate? Is it expensive? Sounds complicated... No, Magnesium Sulfate is rather cheap, you can get it at the local store. And...
By: TrollFaceTheMan

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:06:07 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum This Instructable is an overview of my project, called "What You Make of It", that I created during my residency at Pier 9.What You Make of It is a kinetic art installation that uses light and mirrors to display software-generated poetry. Fifteen laser-cut mirrors in the shape of letters hang by cha...
By: corpuscallosum

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SMALL.jpg kristinaliv Artist: Kristina Larsen and Sebastian MartinTitle: “Fog Bank“Instructables Link: http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/ Description: Precisely cut layers of undulating wool felt combine to form a gently sloping hillside enshrouded in fog. With the unconvention...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:54:54 PST
Stepper Motor + Arduino + Solar Tracker (EV) http://www.instructables.com/id/Stepper-Motor-Arduino-Solar-Tracker-EV/
Stepper Motor + Arduino + Solar Tracker (EV) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/87A6/I50XLOJN/F2Y87A6I50XLOJN.SMALL.jpg hectorhhg This instructable is the translation of another that was originally written in Spanish, so I beg your pardon if I have many grammatical errors, if so off I'd love to suggest me to edit it. I just do it because I like to share my projects.It is a solar tracker, but not before mentioning my inspiratio...
By: hectorhhg

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:32:35 PST
Huge wood nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-wood-nixie-clock/
Huge wood nixie clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi As many of you have already understood, I'm a bit nixie-addicted.This is my third nixie clock, and as for previous ones its making process has been fully documented into an instructable, so that everybody with patience and a few tools can build it.WARNING: the circuit raises the voltage to deadly 30...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:52:58 PST
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Handed-Clamp-Camera-Mount/
One-Handed Clamp Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/L8MZ/I55MN0ZO/FC0L8MZI55MN0ZO.SMALL.jpg corybschneider Sometimes, it's not possible to use a tripod or other camera mounting system, and you've got to get creative.This instructable will run you thru the process of making a simple, stable, and flexible camera mount from a store bought clamp. It is designed to use your camera's standard 1/4-20 tripod mou...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:33:43 PST
Solar WobbleBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-WobbleBot/
Solar WobbleBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SKG3/I52CMUQM/F2WSKG3I52CMUQM.SMALL.jpg KathyCeceri The Solar WobbleBot is a great little project for kids and other beginners. I love that it can be made entirely from recycled parts, and requires no soldering. I do this project with teens (ages 12 and up) in my enrichment programs at schools and libraries, where it's always a big hit. It usually...
By: KathyCeceri

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:02:05 PST
Control Video Games with Icicles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Video-Games-with-Icicles/
Control Video Games with Icicles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ER9Q/I50X8XCX/F4ZER9QI50X8XCX.SMALL.jpg mazzmn What if you could create a video game where the controller was cold as ice? I'm thinking this could be fun especially for player vs player games...who wants to win more? will you risk frostbite? on your tongue ? Maybe it's just the middle of winter and cabin fever has set in, but I think this would ...
By: mazzmn

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:58:28 PST
Animated Halloween Evil Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Halloween-Evil-Eyes/
Animated Halloween Evil Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/V62J/I52CJNKH/F4IV62JI52CJNKH.SMALL.jpg SteveQuinn This Instructable details how to create animated Halloween blinking 'Evil Eyes' using an Arduino Uno and two 8by8 Red LED matrices with MAXIM MAX7219 driver chips.The design is such that an animation can be quickly and simply created using Microsoft Excel to graphically develop each animated frame, ...
By: SteveQuinn

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:48:23 PST