Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:20:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a USB Game Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-USB-Game-Controller/
Making a USB Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/G6FC/I06J93E0/FNNG6FCI06J93E0.SMALL.jpg NextFab Here at NextFab, we designed a fully functional, USB game controller for Philly Tech Week. This project will be particularly tricky without some more serious electronics equipment or a local makerspace with the proper tools, but we thought we would post our walk-through in case you do have the acce...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:25 PDT
Measure RPM - DIY Portable Digital Tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-RPM-DIY-Portable-Digital-Tachometer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:14:13 PDT
DIY Head Mounted Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Head-Mounted-Display/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:51 PDT
It's about time! watch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-about-time-watch/
It's about time! watch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/B1N5/I05F49KA/FSBB1N5I05F49KA.SMALL.jpg wobbler In the beginning there was the universe but Time hadn't been invented- not enough time yet. Then the universe invented the first humans (Homo Originalis) but Time still hadn't been invented. However, evolution favoured those who didn't try walking around in the dark woods through the simple evolutio...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:09:22 PDT
DIY Small Bench Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Bench-Power-Supply/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:59:29 PDT
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-instrument-single-hand-grip-holder-for-iPhon/
Free hand music grip holder for iPhone 5/5s (3D printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/W5NC/I05F4IHW/F8HW5NCI05F4IHW.SMALL.jpg danleow I have made this many months ago and finally I am putting it up here today so here you go.... If you like the design please vote :)USE THIS DESIGN FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE ONLY.Project motivation:There are tons of music app for iPhone but the phone is not ergonomically design to be use as musical i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:33:37 PDT
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Techinical-Drawing-and-Drafting-Primer/
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad When I went to high school, it was a time when shop classes still existed and you could learn some skills essential for your future maker self. It was the worst of times. It was the best of times...I think one of the most important skills to be gotten out of that was learning how to draw and read t...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:51:04 PDT
Building your own Micromite Companion Minicomputer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-your-own-Micromite-Companion-Minicomputer/
Building your own Micromite Companion Minicomputer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HZ1M/I028WKLE/F6THZ1MI028WKLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HZ1M/I028WKLE/F6THZ1MI028WKLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/HZ1M/I028WKLE/F6THZ1MI028WKLE.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered The Micromite Companion Minicomputer is the next generation in the Pocket Mini Computer series.It is the combination of two Open Source systems, the Micromite software, a PIC32 creation by Geoff Graham, and the Parallax Propeller, a recently "Open Sourced" chip by Chip Gracey. By combining this tw...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:44:37 PDT
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-Matrix-Printer-from-a-CDDVD-Reader-with-Arduin/
Dot Matrix Printer from a CD/DVD Reader with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/VZYR/I05F2YDM/FR1VZYRI05F2YDM.SMALL.jpg Robson Couto Hey!Some time ago while going through the pages here in Instructables, something catch my attention, a printer made of a CD reader, and i was amazed.I thought: "This is incredible, I have to make one!"I know that these kind of projects don't always receive a "I made it", because of its degree of dif...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:11 PDT
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CNC-Fractal-Headboard/
LED + CNC Fractal Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/SNYD/I05F0USC/FWZSNYDI05F0USC.SMALL.jpg dmvaldman Here's how to make a headboard based on the Pythagorean tree fractal and backlight it with LEDs. This instructable can be modded to make similar CNC lightbox silhouette effects. If you don't have access to a CNC machine, you can also do something similar - albeit smaller scale - on a laser cutter.My...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:55 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-wall-avoiding-robot-FabLab-NerveCentre/
Arduino wall avoiding robot - FabLab NerveCentre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JL2L/I053SDG0/FH5JL2LI053SDG0.SMALL.jpg TonyCanning This instructable assumes very little with respect to prior knowledge.If there are any areas you feel could be improved or clarified, please feel free to message or comment and I will update.Here are all the details you need to produce a simple wall avoiding robot. Along the way you will have the ch...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:51:43 PDT
Turn an old VCR in a desktop PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-VCR-in-a-desktop-PC/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:02:41 PDT
LED Popsicle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Popsicle-Flashlight/
LED Popsicle Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/7DOB/I0462PC7/FP87DOBI0462PC7.SMALL.jpg gitterbug23 Make your own flashlight using a few simple everyday items! This hands-on project is not only fun and easy to make but illustrates how a switch works, so it can be a great introductory project for teachers.Although, if using this project as a hands-on activity at an educational event or mini-maker ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:35:26 PDT
Cycle Indicator Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/1Cycle-Indicator-Gloves/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:22:13 PDT
Open source BLE door lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-source-BLE-door-lock/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:06:27 PDT
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Homer-Web-enabled-TV-remote/
Smart Homer Web-enabled TV remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/8N2R/I03OD0ZD/F608N2RI03OD0ZD.SMALL.jpg tamberg Smart Homer, a Web-enabled TV remote puppetSmart Homer is a Web-enabled puppet that turns on your TV when Simpsons is on. As Homer is too lazy to browse the Web himself, a script in the cloud checks the online TV program for him. If Simpsons is on, the script triggers the Arduino Web service in Home...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:47:08 PDT
littleBits Real-Time Weather Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Real-Time-Weather-Dashboard/
littleBits Real-Time Weather Dashboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/V89Q/I03OATPO/F28V89QI03OATPO.SMALL.jpg littleBits Visit the littleBits project page for more DIY project ideas.Monitor current and forecasted weather data with littleBits and a little coding. These customizableand modular weather boxes display current temperature, the forecasted high and low temperatures for the day, and the forecasted conditions f...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:05:24 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT
iThrone: Build an Iron Throne for your phone for less than $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/iThrone-Build-an-Iron-Throne-for-your-phone-for-le/
iThrone: Build an Iron Throne for your phone for less than $25 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LUJH/I00TJ5TA/F00LUJHI00TJ5TA.SMALL.jpg kevinjameshunt Whether you’re an honourable Northerner, an impish bookworm, a scheming bordello owner, or an inbred monster that everyone hates, chances are you’ve at least thought about what it would be like to have the Iron Throne all to yourself. Or at the very least, maybe you’ve always wanted one for your sm...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 PDT
Cassette MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-MP3-Player/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:23:37 PDT
ATTiny Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/ATTiny-Tea-Maker/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:53:47 PDT
How To Use And Optimize A 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Use-And-Optimize-A-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:10:57 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Touch-bluetooth-glove/
Gravity Touch bluetooth glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/MTTK/HZZE00OI/F1SMTTKHZZE00OI.SMALL.jpg jbesuchet Hey guys! I'd like to share with you the input device I created specifically to interact with AR glasses like the Google Glass, Meta, Moverio BT or with the VR headsets like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, vrAse, Durovis Dive. Those new products are amazing and they need new types of input devices. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:11:15 PDT
How to turn inkjet printer to print on Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-inkjet-printer-to-print-on-Coffee/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:45 PDT
Six wheeled All Terrain Vehicle (6WD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-wheeled-All-Terrain-Vehicle-6WD/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:17:48 PDT
Recharge-i-fy your 2CR5 Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-i-fy-your-2CR5-Battery/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:04:49 PDT
How to model an anthropomorphic skull in Meshmixer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-model-an-anthropomorphic-skull-in-Meshmixer/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:15:54 PDT
Battle Bots http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Bots/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:59:12 PDT
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Joystick-to-USB-Adaptor/
Classic Joystick to USB Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/R5C2/HZWJ76ST/FHFR5C2HZWJ76ST.SMALL.jpg MatthewH If you grew up in the early 1980’s and were into video games, you probably had an Atari 2600, ColecoVision, or similar game console. The controllers or joysticks for each of these systems had a distinct feel that is different from today’s game consoles or PC game controllers. If you find yourself lo...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:26:27 PDT
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Octo-Light/
Octo-Light: LED Camera Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/Y3P7/HZWJ8GP9/FV4Y3P7HZWJ8GP9.SMALL.jpg comsa42 The Octo-Light is a camera ring lamp which is made up of LED light strips. It's cheap to make and perfect for beginner macro photography and video!This lamp is excellent at flooding scenes with uniform light, which softens hard shadows and removes grain. Its' uses range from close-up to medium shots...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:00:39 PDT
Mobile 12V Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-12V-Sound-System/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:33:56 PDT
How to make a USB no-data charger cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-no-data-charger-cable/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:20:57 PDT
Raspberry Pi Soil Moisture Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Moisture-Sensor-1/
Raspberry Pi Soil Moisture Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7J7X/HZWJ50TH/FMP7J7XHZWJ50TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7J7X/HZWJ50TH/FMP7J7XHZWJ50TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/7J7X/HZWJ50TH/FMP7J7XHZWJ50TH.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Agriculture consumes between 80 - 90% of all freshwater in the United States. An easy way to conserve water in the agricultural sector is to install a soil moisture sensor. Soil moisture sensors measure the amount of water in the soil to maintain consistent and ideal soil conditions for plants. In s...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:51:09 PDT
Rock Paper Scissors Spock Lizard http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 02:53:29 PDT
Emergency Charge for Your Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Charge-for-Your-Smartphone/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:40:47 PDT
Making a Mario Brothers Custom Google Chrome Theme http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mario-Brothers-Custom-Google-Chrome-Theme/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 22:54:03 PDT
Line Sensors for Cheap Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Sensors-for-Cheap-Robots/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:41:37 PDT
Cardboard Chassis for Cheap Robots 3: Boardbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Chassis-for-Cheap-Robots-3-Boardbot/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:38:27 PDT
Personal Drone System (Me and My Predator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Drone-System-Me-and-My-Predator/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:26:16 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
Light-Up PCB Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-PCB-Pins/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:18:18 PDT
Geluid breien / sound embracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Geluid-breien-sound-embracer/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 04:02:18 PDT
Projection Mapped Sculpture with OpenFrameworks and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Mapped-Sculpture-with-OpenFrameworks-an/
Projection Mapped Sculpture with OpenFrameworks and Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/XF7J/HZ13H93N/F5IXF7JHZ13H93N.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne This Instructable about creating a simple sculpture that is augmented with projection mapping, designed to run on the Raspberry Pi, built with OpenFrameworks. Projection Mapping is a process that relies on knowledge of the physical space, graphics software, and installation of the hardware necessary...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:55:38 PDT
Learn CNC The Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-CNC-The-Hard-Way/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:12:58 PDT
LED Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-Cube/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 13:20:21 PDT
Draw a Touch Sensor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-a-Touch-Sensor/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:00:56 PDT
REMIX - The Arms of Assistance http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-The-Arms-of-Assistance/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 18:59:32 PDT