Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:37:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Time-lapse with any camera, using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-lapse-with-any-camera-using-Arduino/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:06 PDT
Personal Minecraft Server in Custom Block Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Minecraft-Server-in-Custom-Block-Case/
Personal Minecraft Server in Custom Block Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/S00O/I1LZ0W31/FBHS00OI1LZ0W31.SMALL.jpg foxwater I've been wanting to build my own Minecraft server for quite awhile now, and thought it would be extra "cool" to build one in the style of a grass block from the game. Here were some of the goals for the project:- Small form factor- Low energy consumption (since it will be running 24/7)- Quiet- Allo...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:23 PDT
3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3-in-1-Leather-Dr-Whoo-Owl-Mask-with/
3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/9E7G/I1K3TC7I/FV99E7GI1K3TC7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/9E7G/I1K3TC7I/FV99E7GI1K3TC7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/9E7G/I1K3TC7I/FV99E7GI1K3TC7I.SMALL.jpg tamara.clammer Named by my friend Christine during a 'Name This Mask' poll on Facebook, Dr. Whoo is a fun, versatile mask/goggles combo that you can wear several ways and display as art when not otherwise in use. Let's Get Started! What you'll need:5-6 oz. vegetable tanned leather Russian GP-5 gas mask from mil...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:14 PDT
Chocolate Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Batarang/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:07:35 PDT
3D Printed Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Robot/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:25:49 PDT
Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-Robot/
Drawing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/HZRM/I12KI51W/FUUHZRMI12KI51W.SMALL.jpg lakshay garg Fixing my drawing incapability with my robotics skills and to me results were not that bad. Now I can at least save my self from humiliation in my drawing class.This project is good for beginners and gives sufficient exposure to arduino, matlab coding and mechanics. There is not much in the electron...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:58:37 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Illuminated-NightShoe/
Rechargeable LED Illuminated NightShoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/7N83/I1EU1AVN/F2X7N83I1EU1AVN.SMALL.jpg DangerousTim Hey Everyone! In this Instructable I'll show you how to light up your walk with your own LED illuminated shoes! At first you may think that this is useless and an absolute waste of time. However, it serves an important purpose...In my locality, accidents involving pedestrians, usually at night, hav...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:19 PDT
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-time-lapse-with-a-GoPro/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:51 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
The Healing Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZBOU/I1IQA34Q/F6QZBOUI1IQA34Q.SMALL.jpg dt4art The lamp is designed to be environmentally friendly with visible and touchable functions. The branch is the symbol of nature. The natural shapes give us comfortable feelings and emotions.It is an aesthetically artistic item even the branch lights off. I design for a person who needs to decorate easi...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry This is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees is ruining the ghosts, so I advice you to use this technique f...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
EL wire T-shirt with music beat detection http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-T-shirt-with-music-beat-detection/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:26:52 PDT
Super Simple Inductor Joule Thief! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Inductor-Joule-Thief/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:47:48 PDT
Custom OBD II Gauge in With OEM Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-OBD-II-Gauge-in-With-OEM-Look/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:38:23 PDT
GU-81 VTTC http://www.instructables.com/id/GU-81-VTTC/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:13:31 PDT
littleBits Projects: Halloween Creepy Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Projects-Halloween-Creepy-Portrait/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:15:44 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-Dynamixel-AX-12A-servos-with-a-Raspbe/
How to drive Dynamixel AX-12A servos (with a RaspberryPi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GAR9/I155BCZG/FKMGAR9I155BCZG.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan I decided to use some Dynamixel AX-12A motors for a project, and ended up having to code a library for them, so I figured I would share what I learned.Despite being a bit more expensive, this motor has a couple of advantages over the more commonly found TowerPro motors. Mainly, the Dynamixel motors ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 22:01:06 PDT
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Simon-Says-game-with-DIY-Electro-D/
Create your own Simon Says game with DIY Electro Dough and Arduino! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/DBS3/I1KJOCJ2/FEVDBS3I1KJOCJ2.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Getting StartedThe goal of this Instructable is to turn your electro dough into a touch capacitive button with Arduino using the CapSense arduino library and then using it to create a Simon Says game. We’ll be using a capacitive start button and three capacitive buttons for our game.You will need:St...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:29:29 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZGLS/I1FQ6C1M/FZ7ZGLSI1FQ6C1M.SMALL.jpg LMS23 OverviewThis LED lamp is an interactive design product. It is a rectangular prism base that can hold in multiple light slots that complete the circuit and light up. It gives users the power to manipulate the design and change the lights based on several situations and as they see fit.Material Whil...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Model-to-Mill-using-HSM-to-get-your-design-fr/
From Model to Mill (using HSM to get your design from the computer to the machine bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/M0CQ/I1C3WRD5/FC1M0CQI1C3WRD5.SMALL.jpg PATHfab Many of you reading this probably have access to and experience with some sort of 3D design software whether it’s professional or free. Out of those people, there are probably fewer who happen to have access to some sort of CNC machine (a ShopBot or other CNC router or mill). Of those, I’d be willi...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:17:06 PDT
Giant Robot Arm "meArm" Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/My-meArm-Bigger-Stronger-Longer/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:50:58 PDT
How to do Voice Over in iMovie, and why you should http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-Voice-Over-in-iMovie-and-why-you-should/
How to do Voice Over in iMovie, and why you should - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/XP5C/I1FQ6E8J/FE1XP5CI1FQ6E8J.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I do voiceover for all my videos. What that means is that I film my videos and then once everything has been filmed and put into iMovie I begin recording my narration. There are some very specific reason as to why I do that, but more on that later.For this instructable you will need to have access...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:46:57 PDT
Steampunked triangle water-level http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-triangle-water-level/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:02:46 PDT
Interactive Zipper with LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Patterns-on-a-pocket/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:19 PDT
MAGICAL MUSICAL COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/MAGICAL-MUSICAL-COUNTDOWN-TO-CHRISTMAS-MACHINE/
MAGICAL MUSICAL COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3VO7/I1FQ6ORN/FBT3VO7I1FQ6ORN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3VO7/I1FQ6ORN/FBT3VO7I1FQ6ORN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3VO7/I1FQ6ORN/FBT3VO7I1FQ6ORN.SMALL.jpg Giant RC Guy This all started when my youngest Grandson asked how long is it until Christmas?I started thinking of some way for a three year old to understand what how long means? Like the relationship between Days, Hours, Minutes and Seconds. He knew what "Today" was as well as Tomorrow,, but beyond that,,, Kno...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:56:04 PDT
Silly String Candy Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-String-Candy-Trap/
Silly String Candy Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/FHSZ/I1EU8XDQ/FTMFHSZI1EU8XDQ.SMALL.jpg The Electrodog Show This Halloween a friend sent me this instructable and wanted me to modify the design and recreate it. I built a system that uses infrared sensors and infrared LEDs to detect when a hand is in the candy bowl, and use an Arduino to command a power switch tail which makes a solenoid trigger a can of si...
By: The Electrodog Show

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:19:55 PDT
Home Automation: Drapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Automation-Drapes/
Home Automation: Drapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/MDB8/I1FQ5YEY/FB0MDB8I1FQ5YEY.SMALL.jpg Coding_King Hate having to manually open and close your drapes? Hate getting back from work/school and your room is dark and dreary? Do you want curtains that open and close themselves? Then you need Dr. Drape!Dr. Drape is an easy DIY project using an Arduino and servo to open and close your drapes at the tap o...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:20:17 PDT
Mini Adjustable Voltage Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Adjustable-Voltage-Regulator/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:09:40 PDT
Tiny electric ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-electric-ukulele/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:42:19 PDT
BEACON - Safety Alarm Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/BEACON-Safety-Alarm-Necklace/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:11 PDT
S.H.I.E.L.D. Tote Bag (With Hidden Hydra Logo) http://www.instructables.com/id/SHIELD-Tote-Bag-With-Hidden-Hydra-Logo/
S.H.I.E.L.D. Tote Bag (With Hidden Hydra Logo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/3AU6/I1HOO11Q/FY03AU6I1HOO11Q.SMALL.jpg goldlego If you are familiar with Marvel, then you are most likely aware that Hydra, a villainous organization of power-hungry bad guys, has infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D. (the good guys!). It came as a huge shock to the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents when Hydra revealed their true identity to S.H.I.E.L.D. because they had b...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:32:02 PDT
Arc Reactor Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Ring/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:46:44 PDT
LED Paper Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Chandelier/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:18:00 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
3D Printing with metals at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-with-metals-at-home/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:19:54 PDT
Low-magnification Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/low-magnification-microscope/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:24:41 PDT
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-Headphones-Nice-sound-easy-to-make/
Styrofoam Headphones - Nice sound, easy to make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ETCE/I1C45YY5/FXIETCEI1C45YY5.SMALL.jpg mathewb You'll be amazed how easy it is to make reasonable sounding headphones for a few dollars in parts. While a Styrofoam bowl isn't going to sound quite as good as some Beats by Dre headphones, most people who listen say "wow, I never would have expected that from a bowl and a plate!"This is a good sch...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:53:29 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Redo a Cool Old Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Redo-a-Cool-Old-Robot/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:02:44 PDT
Marvin the Martian Glow Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Marvin-the-Martian-Glow-Costume/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:26 PDT
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Superheroic-Wrist-Gun-made-of-plastic-trash-and-an/
Superheroic Wrist Gun (made of plastic trash and an old leather boot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/7MI4/I1FPST0A/FRD7MI4I1FPST0A.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like my instructable, please vote for me. Yes, it's the orange thing in the right, the one that says "Vote!". That one. Thanks Mom!)If there is something I love in superhero movies, comics and cartoons, is when the hero (or villain) has some kind of wrist mounted weapon. Even I can forgive t...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:50:47 PDT
Computer aided plant care system http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-plant-care-system/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:45:57 PDT
Building a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-printer/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:11:31 PDT
Raspberry Pi Emulator Console for the Backseat http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Emulator-Console-for-the-Backseat/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:58:56 PDT
Fablab chess http://www.instructables.com/id/Fablab-chess/
Fablab chess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/FXTD/I1C43QZ8/FB4FXTDI1C43QZ8.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava I am in love with chess, so I decided to make a board by myself. It is rather small. One will prefer to play on a bigger board if play at home, but it is cool to take it, if you want to play outside.You will need 3mm plywood and 8 magnets with 6mm diameter I made it on 100W Laser machine Step 0:...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:30:47 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
DIY GoPro Bungee Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Bungee-Mount/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:25:34 PDT
3D printed phone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-phone-holder-1/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:11:50 PDT