Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - diy - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:48:04 PST BLOX v1.01 PCB Isolation Track Milling with MyDIYCNC http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Isolation-Track-Milling-with-MyDIYCNC/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:33:49 PST
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-AtomizerMod-E-cigarette-on-the-cheap/
Homemade Atomizer+Mod E-cigarette on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/NNHR/I58IBAQS/FDNNNHRI58IBAQS.SMALL.jpg kwe Hi here is a short video to show you how i fully made my E-cigarettethe atomizer is made of an old lens the tank that fits in the lens is a coming from a juice bottleDrill holes in the bottom of the tankpeal of the insulation of the electrical connectorsI made a M3 thread in the connectors Cut the h...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:49:42 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
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
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
Wooden Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SMALL.jpg helmuel A Radio, which can be positioned and used in two ways. On the one side as an sculpture and on the other sideas a radio.Discovering and understanding are two typical human acts which belong to the development and education in life. Men are curiously striving for knowledge and if they don‘t find any s...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:19 PST
DIY Automated Tea Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automated-Tea-Maker/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:37:33 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
DIY Portable Counterfeit Money detector and Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Counterfeit-Money-detector-and-Torch/
DIY Portable Counterfeit Money detector and Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/67NF/I4PHKRN9/FOO67NFI4PHKRN9.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade Instead of buying one of those expensive Counterfeit Money detectors ,make your own using a couple of Ultraviolet LED’s a coin cell battery and 3D print the parts attached in Step 2, which fits nice and snug in your Wallet/Purse.The two 3D printed the parts are about 4 credit cards thick and doubl...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 16:02:24 PST
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-LEDs-with-your-TV-remote-Arduino-IR-T/
Control your LEDs with your TV remote?! || Arduino IR Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/2DSH/I4J7K6XD/FYR2DSHI4J7K6XD.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I repurposed the useless buttons on my TV remote to control the LEDs behind my TV. You can also use this technique to control all sorts of things with a bit of code editing. I will also talk a bit about the theory of how an infrared transmitter and an infrared rec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 01:03:38 PST
DIY Fingerprint Biometric Arduino Anti-thief Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Biometric-Arduino-Engine-Security-System/
DIY Fingerprint Biometric Arduino Anti-thief Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/3WS9/I441ZX7D/FV33WS9I441ZX7D.SMALL.jpg pelegren To create a simple biometric security system to protect your car from unauthorized user, I thought of using fingerprint sensor and Arduino together. This project is based on Adafruit tutorial and for simplicity, I was using the whole program created by them and just modify a little bit the terms use...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:49:29 PST
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Portable-Speaker-Guitar-Amp-1/
Mason Jar Portable Speaker & Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/9EU6/I4IDBBIW/FX39EU6I4IDBBIW.SMALL.jpg TrashAmpsLLC Let's face it: the speakers on your phone & laptop aren't loud enough. So grab a Mason Jar Speaker KIT from Trash Amps (www.trashamps.com) & build a Mason Jar Speaker to play tunes from your smartphone, tablet and laptop. BUT WAIT: it's also an electric guitar amplifier! Plug in & bust out those wic...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:57:41 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
DIY GoPro Pelican Style Case *100% household scraps* http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GoPro-Pelican-Style-Case/
DIY GoPro Pelican Style Case *100% household scraps* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/889Z/I4IWRAXU/FM0889ZI4IWRAXU.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media I have started doing a lot of traveling with my GoPro. The camera is wonderful; it takes relatively high quality photos and videos and is extremely durable. But the camera is not indestructible.After looking at some soft and hard sided Pelican cases online, and their price tags, I decided to build m...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:43:43 PST
Color Changing Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Mood-Lamp/
Color Changing Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZT2O/I4CMQ1SD/FBMZT2OI4CMQ1SD.SMALL.jpg batkin Get in the mood with some fairly simple ATTiny85 based homemade color shifting lamps! The code is Arduino IDE compatible for easy customization. Step 1: Materials Saw Drill Sheet of wood Wood screws Various hole cutter bits 6" Acrylic Cupcake / CAKE / Centerpiece Tube Extension (for diffusing t...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:24:56 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Tripod-for-Ground-Level-Filming/
Using a Tripod for Ground Level Filming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/JTXK/I48CCQ7F/FA1JTXKI48CCQ7F.SMALL.jpg jingle4 This setup will allow you to film something low to ground such as a dog or a toddler. It takes about 2 minutes to setup and works pretty well. See build and demonstration video below. See footage at last step. Materials TripodAnkle weightVideo Camera Attach tripod mount to camera Attach...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:13:22 PST
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-LED-car-headlight-upgrade-Trail-Blazer-Envoy-exa/
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SMALL.jpg matthew.b.lynch Are you tired of changing light bulbs in cars, but your car 'only' takes incandescent bulbs. Well now you don't have worry about that, because companies are making bulbs that fit your car, you just need to know how to install them properly.Things you'll need:Car head lights (9006 led model for the d...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:33:39 PST
Make a Personalized USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-a-Personalized-USB/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:03:51 PST
How to make USB OTG cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-USB-OTG-cable/
How to make USB OTG cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/D2G0/I3THWYNK/FVPD2G0I3THWYNK.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop Did you forgot to put an important file on your USB key or you want to type faster on your smart phone? If your one of those watch this tutorial where I build nice and compact USB OTG 'On-The-Go' cable from an old Usb connectors.Video: What you will need -First thing you are going to need is a f...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:57:11 PST
Networked Radiation Detector: Feel Cosmic Rays on your Fingertips http://www.instructables.com/id/Networked-Cosmic-Ray-Detector-Feel-Radiation-on-yo/
Networked Radiation Detector: Feel Cosmic Rays on your Fingertips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/953A/I3WWQ1DJ/FRL953AI3WWQ1DJ.SMALL.jpg physicsenthusiast *Update (12/23)*: Just entered the "protected" competition- protect yourself from radiation and vote for me :) Thanks Note: This is my very first Instructable! I will be very responsive to feedback on how to improve the project description below, so please let me know.In this tutorial, you will lear...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:45:36 PST
Make your own LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-Bar/
Make your own LED Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/801T/I3VH9I70/FEF801TI3VH9I70.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how I build my own LED Bar around my 15x10 RGB LED Matrix. It has a top shelf which is made of acrylic glass and it lights up with the push of a button. With the help of a WS2812B LED strip I can change the color of the top shelf and also use animations to light it up...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:39 PST
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Cheap-Handcrafted-CNC-Mill-Unfinished-Prototype/
Build A Cheap Handcrafted CNC Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/N155/I3VH9UKW/F2LN155I3VH9UKW.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Ever since I knew what a CNC was, I've dreamed of having one. As a kid, my parents didn't take it seriously. They said it was too impractical to buy one, specially for my age. CNC and 3D printing services in our country were absent at that time. I was very eager of building a DIY version so dreamed ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:42:43 PST
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-to-GreatQuick-DIY-PCB-Etching-youll-love/
Tips to Great/Quick DIY PCB Etching you'll love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/W8GS/I3KC6YM8/F3PW8GSI3KC6YM8.SMALL.jpg BruceM1 BackgroundThere are many great instructional posts about various methods of etching PCB boards. Most merely describe the process, give a couple pointers but are not very robust and you may end up like me; underwhelmed with your results wondering why you wasted 4 hours on a useless semi-copper plate...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:42:36 PST
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Stacker-Stackable-USB-Rechargeable-Battery-S/
Power Stacker: Stackable USB Rechargeable Battery System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VFWB/I36LFW5K/FPNVFWBI36LFW5K.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solderdoodle Pro 2.0, which uses the same circuit as Power Stacker, and pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sold...Power Stacker is a portable, modular, USB rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Stac...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:06:18 PST
Color Adaptation LED Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Color-Theory-Brooch/
Color Adaptation LED Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/IKWD/I3H74BJR/FKQIKWDI3H74BJR.SMALL.jpg push_reset This color changing wearable device will always be in harmony with the outfit it is pinned to. It uses the Adafruit color sensor, Neopixels and an Arduino Mini 05 to read the color of an garment and either turn the complementary color or display the missing two colors in the triadic color scheme. Do...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:54:01 PST
DIY Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headphones-2/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 20:10:48 PST
Open Sesame http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Sesame/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:32:29 PST
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cell-Phone-Lanyard-and-Tripod-Mount/
3D Printed Cell Phone Lanyard and Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/B2J3/I327GOZ0/FZJB2J3I327GOZ0.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I've been known to be a bit clumsy, particularly when it comes to expensive gadgets and gizmos. When my fiance' bought me a very nice Fossil watch for our 2nd anniversary I accidentally dropped it on concrete the first time I tried to put it on, (Thank goodness for that warranty). Cellphones are by...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:01:09 PST
DIY cassette tape to MP3 aux converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cassette-tape-to-MP3-aux-converter/
DIY cassette tape to MP3 aux converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9HV1/I2YM678Q/FQY9HV1I2YM678Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9HV1/I2YM678Q/FQY9HV1I2YM678Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/9HV1/I2YM678Q/FQY9HV1I2YM678Q.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop In this project we're gona transform an old cassete tape to high quallity MP3 Aux converter. Better to watch the video for FULL TUTORIAL. Disassembling the radio -First, seperate the speakers from the body and unsrew all screws that are holding the body together. My cassete motor didnt work so i ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:09:42 PST
Building the OpenKnit machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Open-Knit-machine/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:37:35 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
DIY cheep/safe heated water dish for pets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheepsafe-heated-water-dish-for-pets/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:25:30 PST
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-40-years-old-DIA-slide-projector-to-a-De/
Convert a 40 years old DIA slide projector to a Decent DIY Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/7R3K/I2S6P4WC/FDT7R3KI2S6P4WC.SMALL.jpg ToutHackAmon This hack made in Cairo Hackerspace .We needed a projector in the Hackerspace for The Internet of things build night and other workshops , courses and our Friday hacker movie night .The problem is that we can't afford buying a real projector , so we made our last "Hacker Scouts event " a trip to the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:01:36 PST
Make your own cheap USB MIDI Controller or Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-MIDI-Controller/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:34:57 PST
DIY PVC Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Speaker/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:13:41 PST
Easy Build Burning Laser For Less Than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Burning-Laser-For-Less-Than-20/
Easy Build Burning Laser For Less Than $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/GBCF/I273ZI70/FMAGBCFI273ZI70.SMALL.jpg KalTol1994 In this Instructable I will show you how I built my own burning laser, including the driver circuit, the laser is able to burn through electrical tape, black plastic, and light matches with Sharpie on them (I'll let you figure out what happens to the Sharpies on your own) I diode I used is a 400mW 6...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:05:28 PST
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Box-Computer-with-Raspberry-Pi/
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SMALL.jpg D10D3 This is a quick and easy project to build a portable Raspberry Pi computer that fits right in a lunch box. It's a good first Pi project since it requires no coding, soldering or tooling of any kind. All you have to do it acquire the parts, plug everything in and secure it in the lunch box.The Raspbe...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:38:53 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Pimp Your Cheap USB Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Cheap-USB-Speakers/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:13:04 PST
The Arduino AA Undershield http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-AA-Undershield/
The Arduino AA Undershield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N6XX/FOHU39BA/FQON6XXFOHU39BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N6XX/FOHU39BA/FQON6XXFOHU39BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N6XX/FOHU39BA/FQON6XXFOHU39BA.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence I recently bought an Arduino Diecimila board. It's awesome and the applications, you can use it for or with is almost unlimited. However there's a problem when you want to use it in portable applications. You can use the Liquidware lithium backpack, which is a good way to power the Arduino. There's ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2008 08:13:14 PST
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter http://www.instructables.com/id/eWaste-60-3DPrinter/
EWaste 60$ 3DPrinter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/UWH5/I236HBS6/FPUUWH5I236HBS6.SMALL.jpg mikelllc This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for less than 100$.First of all, we learn how a generic CNC system works (by assembling and calibrating bearings, guides and threads) and...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:56:57 PST
Hack an Old TV into an Audio Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Old-TV-into-an-Audio-Visualizer/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:54:02 PST
Easy Laptop Cooling Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Laptop-Cooling-Stand/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 19:30:53 PST
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Player-Bartop-Arcade-Machine-Powered-by-Pi/
2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/TJTC/I20VZCQF/FBPTJTCI20VZCQF.SMALL.jpg rolfebox The 'Galactic Starcade' is a DIY retro bartop arcade cabinet for two players. It is powered by the Raspberry Pi micro-computer and plays multiple types of retro games - primarily NES, SNES, Megadrive and arcade (MAME) games. Using a Pi keeps the cost, weight and complexity to a minimum but the cabin...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:18:25 PST
DIY Rechargeable Electronic Mosquito Repeller http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rechargeable-Electronic-Mosquito-Repeller/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 01:57:44 PST
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mask-with-Neopixel-Eyes-iPhone-Mouth-and-Voi/
Robot Mask with Neopixel Eyes, iPhone Mouth, and Voice Changer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/MDMA/I1XEQFC5/F2SMDMAI1XEQFC5.SMALL.jpg melarky This year for Halloween we decided to make a robot mask for our oldest son. There are a few different electronic components that work together to make the final mask. We used neopixel rings and an arduino to control the eyes, an old iPhone worked as the mouth, and we took apart a cheap voice chang...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:28:41 PDT