Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - diy - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:20:32 PST BLOX v1.01 bellows for large format camera http://www.instructables.com/id/bellows-for-large-format-camera/
bellows for large format camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/WAZX/TBVEP27XL58/F5RWAZXTBVEP27XL58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/WAZX/TBVEP27XL58/F5RWAZXTBVEP27XL58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/WAZX/TBVEP27XL58/F5RWAZXTBVEP27XL58.SMALL.jpg lennyb heres how you can make a bellows for a large format camera . while i realize that film cameras are the old way this can be used if you want to make a scanner camera a pinhole camera or even a bellows to pump air. material list to make this you will need : 1 sheet of black bristol board(sometimes ...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2006 08:20:59 PDT
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
EMP generator http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-generator-1/
EMP generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/MQSM/IEKJ3HMD/FK3MQSMIEKJ3HMD.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is a easy, portable and cheap DIY project to make a electromagnetic pulse (EMP).Follow the few steps and you got yourself your own EMP to disable or destroy electronic devices (this EMP is only strong enough to destroy a calculator). Schematic I made a easy to follow schematic of the device....
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:00:32 PDT
Wifi Receiver Extender (W.R.E.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Receiver-Extender-WRE/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:20:19 PDT
Using Repetier Host to Set Up Your Auto-Leveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Repetier-Host-to-Set-Up-Your-Auto-Leveling-P/
Using Repetier Host to Set Up Your Auto-Leveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/K38Z/IA5933VP/FJYK38ZIA5933VP.SMALL.jpg KantZ1 Today we will share how to use Repetier Host to Set Up Your AutoLeveling Probe and Create Your First Print with Delta rostock mini Connect the USB to your Rostock mini G2 or G2s and power it up. You can see the LED lights and fan come to life, you may be able to hear the motors idling. Open ...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 01:25:19 PDT
DIY $5 USBTinyISP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-USBTinyISP/
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:31 PST
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gduino-No-Programmer-Required-for-5Programs-Multip/
Gduino-No Programmer Required!! for 5$,Programs Multiple AVRs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GZVA/IJQO1JA3/F8ZGZVAIJQO1JA3.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Arduino is familiar to anyone who loves to build tech.It is very common in project makers.But why 25$ For this board!! We can make our own!! In this instructable I am going to show you how to build an arduino at home that doesn't need any external programmers like USBASP or serial communicators.USBA...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:27:15 PST
How to turn a mouse into an optical Pen (OPTIPEN) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-OPTICAL-PEN-OPTIPEN/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:35:32 PDT
Usb Dongles for USB over CAT5 connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-Dongles-for-USB-over-CAT5-connection/
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Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:49:23 PST
Convert Your Old Laptop Battery Into a Power Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Old-Laptop-Battery-Into-a-Power-Bank/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 07:58:22 PST
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-by-Myself-Mini-CNC-Plotter/
ARDUINO By Myself Mini-CNC (Plotter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/O1FH/IJN7FSOF/FQJO1FHIJN7FSOF.SMALL.jpg BIGDOG1971 Arduino Mini-CNC machine (working as a Plotter)Basic Operation and System Description:In This project I will guide you on how to easily build your own Mini-CNC machine and with a low cost (using arduino and scraped old DVD/CD drivers). I decided to write this detailed tutorial in order to help you d...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:52 PST
Spinning LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-LED-Display/
Spinning LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/08HD/FYTCLKPZ/F7D08HDFYTCLKPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/08HD/FYTCLKPZ/F7D08HDFYTCLKPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/08HD/FYTCLKPZ/F7D08HDFYTCLKPZ.SMALL.jpg Gadget Gangster The Spinning light display uses a motor to spin the board at high speed while pulsing the lights to make patterns in the air as it zooms around. It is easy to build, easy to use, and fun to show off! It also has a header so that you can update the software on the chip to make it display text or diff...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:16:46 PST
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Motor-Driver-Circuit-for-Arduino/
$1 Motor Driver Circuit For Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/GUMS/IJX7CN1U/F1QGUMSIJX7CN1U.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The story of this motor shield is that I wanted to make a robot for my multifunctional brainwave controlled system and I decided to share this with you. It's a very simple circuit I used the L293D IC that is a dual bridge motor driver IC. I also added an output for a servo motor. Finally this circui...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:17:19 PST
DIY Electronic Drums (Drum Module Req'd) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electronic-Drums-Drum-Module-Req-d/
DIY Electronic Drums (Drum Module Req'd) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S2FC/IJEES9J7ALW/FUZS2FCIJEES9J7ALW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S2FC/IJEES9J7ALW/FUZS2FCIJEES9J7ALW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S2FC/IJEES9J7ALW/FUZS2FCIJEES9J7ALW.SMALL.jpg geekboxjockey So last year I needed to keep things quiet for my housemates, and as a drummer that took a bit of restraint. I surfed around on the internet and found some great web sites after reading about a DIY drum set on Hack-a-day, and what do you know, a month later, I had a full electronic set! This is kin...
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Thu, 5 Oct 2006 14:03:07 PDT
MakeYour Own PCBs - Toner Method http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeYour-Own-PCBs-Toner-Method-1/
MakeYour Own PCBs - Toner Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/FBL0/GPZ9RK5T/FFTFBL0GPZ9RK5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/FBL0/GPZ9RK5T/FFTFBL0GPZ9RK5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/FBL0/GPZ9RK5T/FFTFBL0GPZ9RK5T.SMALL.jpg PALMACAS This short tutorial aims to show the entire process of building (home) of a printed circuit using the known method of the plate. We begin with some recommendations that should be taken into account when designing the PCB. To design a printed circuit can be used several programs, some are more robus...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 19:18:54 PDT
Build a DIY Desktop 3d Scanner with infinite resolution. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-DIY-Desktop-3d-Scanner-With-Infinite-Resol/
Build a DIY Desktop 3d Scanner with infinite resolution. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/EV1E/IJVRYRNN/F6PEV1EIJVRYRNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/EV1E/IJVRYRNN/F6PEV1EIJVRYRNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/EV1E/IJVRYRNN/F6PEV1EIJVRYRNN.SMALL.jpg shapespeare If you already have a camera then this project will cost less than $50 to complete. If you like to shop on AliExpress you can probably build it for around $30. If you like to support your local middleman, more power too you, but it will cost a little more. The giant screw shown above was made fro...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:31:28 PST
DIY TIC TAC POWER SUPPLY http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TIC-TAC-POWER-SUPPLY/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:56:10 PST
Two sided PCB using toner method http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-sided-PCB-using-toner-method/
Two sided PCB using toner method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CMND/PGPEYF7IYHC/FS8CMNDPGPEYF7IYHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CMND/PGPEYF7IYHC/FS8CMNDPGPEYF7IYHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/CMND/PGPEYF7IYHC/FS8CMNDPGPEYF7IYHC.SMALL.jpg jmengel This describes an easy method to make professional looking two-sided printed circuit boards at home. Get ready This instructable assumes that you know how to generate a layout file using Eagle PCB or similar layout program. I use the toner transfer method of making PCB's (printed circuit boards)...
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Sat, 24 Feb 2007 17:16:06 PST
DIY USB Penmouse/Mousepen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-PenmouseMousepen/
DIY USB Penmouse/Mousepen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SMALL.jpg MikB This instructable is for making an optical USB mouse into a pen style Mousepen. Or Penmouse.My starting point was from seeing this instructable but wanting to improve the mechanical design a little and add the left-right click switches back.It's also an entry in the "Before and After" up-cycling com...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:36:04 PST
DIY Beginner's Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Beginners-Quadcopter/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:50:26 PST
DIY Life-Size Phone Controlled BB8 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Life-Size-Phone-Controlled-BB8-Droid/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:47:24 PST
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Machine-36x22/
DIY MDF CNC Machine 36x22 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/AKHB/GPBDFI4C/FUGAKHBGPBDFI4C.SMALL.jpg Spiky1987 The design I'm gonna present is a DIY CNC machine made with MDF board. This design has been made by one of my friend and I have built one exactly like his. So we currently have 2 machines like this one. This is my first instructable so maybe there will be a couple of things missing, please feel fre...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:13:42 PDT
DIY Force Sensitive Resistor (FSR) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-FSR/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2008 18:18:29 PDT
How to Solder Videos: Why is soldering difficult sometimes? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solder-Videos%3a-Why-is-soldering-difficult-s/
How to Solder Videos: Why is soldering difficult sometimes? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5247/F5Y3KXXK/FWK5247F5Y3KXXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5247/F5Y3KXXK/FWK5247F5Y3KXXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5247/F5Y3KXXK/FWK5247F5Y3KXXK.SMALL.jpg CuriousInventor.com This is another "How to Solder" instructable, but it also attempts to get at why soldering doesn't go easily sometimes. On the following pages, there are also numerous pictures showing good technique, good and bad joints, and some tools of the trade that you may not find in your local RadioShack. ...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 17:27:22 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Phone-Controlled-BB-8-Droid-With-Ard/
DIY Bluetooth Phone Controlled BB-8 Droid with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/KE3H/IJLPPS74/F7WKE3HIJLPPS74.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I'm a huge Star Wars fan and when I saw the Star Wars: The Force Awakens I thought that I need a BB-8 droid. It was awesome how this little sphere moved in the movie. So I decided that I'll make this droid that is based on the Arduino UNO (or other microcontroller). In this instructable I'm going to...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:58:26 PST
DIY Touch Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Touch-Sensor/
DIY Touch Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/BMDP/F8Y3RMTC/FKFBMDPF8Y3RMTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/BMDP/F8Y3RMTC/FKFBMDPF8Y3RMTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/BMDP/F8Y3RMTC/FKFBMDPF8Y3RMTC.SMALL.jpg giladlotan This is a short instructable on how to use the Qprox IC (QT113G) as a touch sensor. Using this IC, you can essentially turn any object into a touch switch. This simple circuit may be hooked up to a microcontroller (in this case I used the MAKE controller board). Gather all the necessary parts 1....
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Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:34:20 PST
DIY Taser +30,000V http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Taser/
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 09:50:04 PDT
Make Your Own Electric Motorized Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Electric-Motorized-Longboard/
Make Your Own Electric Motorized Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/U2KE/IJ7WRA9L/F73U2KEIJ7WRA9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/U2KE/IJ7WRA9L/F73U2KEIJ7WRA9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/U2KE/IJ7WRA9L/F73U2KEIJ7WRA9L.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build an electric motorized longboard from scratch. It can reach speeds up to 34km/h and travel up to 20km with a single charge. The estimated costs are around 300$ which makes it a good alternative to commercial solutions. Let's get started! Watch Part 1 of ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:55:58 PST
How to Make an Arduino Powered CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arduino-Powered-CNC-Machine/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 22:21:10 PST
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Clock-No2/
Nixie Tube Clock No.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/75AX/IJ3GLS9S/FA375AXIJ3GLS9S.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott In February 2015 I built a massive Steampunk Lamp with an IN-12A Nixie Tube Clock for my daughter's birthday (photograph in Electronics section and now an Instructable!) and since then I wanted to make another Nixie clock but in a totally different style.I wanted to use end view Nixie Tubes again bu...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 08:46:12 PST
Magnet Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Car/
Magnet Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/2H3U/IJ1RT6UD/F7M2H3UIJ1RT6UD.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Here is a quick, easy way to create a self-propelled car using simple household items! All it takes is some magnets, a AA battery, and some aluminum foil! Find the Supplies As previously mentioned, you only need three things to complete the project-- a few magnets, a AA battery, and aluminum foi...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 10:59:01 PST
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-GUIDE-TO-MAKE-a-QUADCOPTER/
SIMPLE QUADCOPTER ( HUBSAN X4 ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0RU8/IJ8UYAV7/FB90RU8IJ8UYAV7.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this Instructable I will let you know the basic building block of a Quadcopter and how to make it in a very simple way.Only thing you need is some skill on Soldering and few basic tools.I think it will give opportunity to the new hobbyists to sharpen their skills on this platform.To demonstrate ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 21:58:46 PST
HOW TO FIX YOUR TV http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-YOUR-TV/
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Thu, 7 Dec 2006 20:10:26 PST
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-EV3-Robot-ClawGripper/
Simplest EV3 Robot Claw/Gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/585V/I8J9UXJZ/F7T585VI8J9UXJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/585V/I8J9UXJZ/F7T585VI8J9UXJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/585V/I8J9UXJZ/F7T585VI8J9UXJZ.SMALL.jpg W1ll14m Hi there! Wanna build a reliable and simple Robot Claw/Gripper? Wanna build it as quickly as possible?Then you've come to the right place! Watch the Video You'll need: You'll also need (I forgot these on the previous image) E...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:41:51 PDT
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) http://www.instructables.com/id/JolliCube-an-8x8x8-LED-Cube-SPI/
JolliCube - an 8x8x8 LED Cube (SPI) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/O1P1/IIW1Y39O/F68O1P1IIW1Y39O.SMALL.jpg jollifactory LED Cubes never fails to impress us. Watching some animations on 7x7x7 or larger LED Cubes can be very mesmerizing.We have long wanted to build one of these cubes larger than 7x7x7. We researched online for similar projects and found that the time just to construct the LED Cube alone is very time-co...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 17:59:51 PST
Automated Blood Pressure Cuff (Arduino Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Blood-Pressure-Cuff-Arduino-Project/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:02:27 PDT
How to make DIY Solder Paste for tinning PCBs at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-DIY-Solder-Paste-for-tinning-PCBs-at-h/
How to make DIY Solder Paste for tinning PCBs at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1BT4/H4AGKUVI/FCC1BT4H4AGKUVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1BT4/H4AGKUVI/FCC1BT4H4AGKUVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/1BT4/H4AGKUVI/FCC1BT4H4AGKUVI.SMALL.jpg dflam I was looking for a solution for pre-tinning my DIY PCB boards. One way to do this is by reflowing solder paste. Another very cool use is repairing brass instruments - like trumpets, trombones and tubas, because all you need to do is heat up a joint with the paste in place and it magically bonds at ...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:10:38 PDT
How to Make DIY Heated Insoles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-DIY-Heated-Insoles/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:28:59 PST
Building a wifi booster DIY style http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wifi-booster-DIY-style/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 10:16:31 PST
DIY "Anything" Staples Easy Button (voice recording) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Staples-Easy-Button-Say-Whatever-You-Want-f/
DIY "Anything" Staples Easy Button (voice recording) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/J1LK/HPO2F9T8/FKUJ1LKHPO2F9T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/J1LK/HPO2F9T8/FKUJ1LKHPO2F9T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/J1LK/HPO2F9T8/FKUJ1LKHPO2F9T8.SMALL.jpg dschurman The Staples "Easy" button is already a classic desktop item, but it'd be much more fun if it said whatever you want it to. I know that some people have already done hacks like this, but this is less expensive than many of them. Also, Staples recently changed the circuit board of their button, making...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:05:46 PST
Portable Laminar Flow Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Laminar-Flow-Hood/
Portable Laminar Flow Hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/OIJ1/HP7QN12B/FPHOIJ1HP7QN12B.SMALL.jpg antoniraj My interest in Mycology and Tissue culture started long back which led me to collect few laboratory equipment like Petri dishes, test tubes, weighing equipment, measuring glasses and also chemicals like Hydrogen Peroxide, Agar-agar and Potassium Permanganate. One equipment I wanted most but beyond ...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 07:20:50 PST
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebuilt-DIY-CNC-Router-Arduino-Based-GRBL/
Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/BVO5/IJHHLUFP/FWIBVO5IJHHLUFP.SMALL.jpg Azielaan015 Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about other DIY projects and in the end I liked the design from the Arduino CNC intstructable that I found here. Although the dimensions were unclear and the p...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 12:01:37 PST
Improvise your 3g signal http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvise-your-3g-signal/
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Wed, 26 Jan 2011 23:44:14 PST
Arduino Claw Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Claw-Machine/
Arduino Claw Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/LNGT/IHQ5YPLN/F0VLNGTIHQ5YPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/LNGT/IHQ5YPLN/F0VLNGTIHQ5YPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/LNGT/IHQ5YPLN/F0VLNGTIHQ5YPLN.SMALL.jpg rbates4 WHAT?Machine is about 1:4 scale, perfect for candy and other small toys/prizes. Footprint is ~20x26x19 inches, made from aluminum extrusion, custom laser cut acrylic/wood, stepper motors (Nema17) and an Arduino Mega. Stepper motors move the gantry and a servo motor controls the claw (giving the claw...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 10:07:24 PST
DIY Electroluminescence (TfCD Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electroluminescence-TfCD-Project/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:04:52 PST
Industrial-level quality PCB through hole plating http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-method-of-industrial-level-quality-PCB/
Industrial-level quality PCB through hole plating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/81FZ/H347FK6H/F6881FZH347FK6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/81FZ/H347FK6H/F6881FZH347FK6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/81FZ/H347FK6H/F6881FZH347FK6H.SMALL.jpg syevtushenko WARNING for US Readers: For some meaningless reasons the hypophosphorous acid and its salts (including calcium hypophosphite) is included into DEA List I of chemicals, so its distributions is controlled and availability is limited. I'm really sorry, that this method is unavailable for US readers. D...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 09:36:51 PDT
Guide to Buying Portable Speaker Parts (PART 2!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Buying-Portable-Speaker-Parts-PART-2/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 09:17:51 PDT
Voice Controlled Arduino Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/SpeechVoice-Controlled-Arduino-Drone/
Voice Controlled Arduino Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/8DPC/II3F04LL/FQN8DPCII3F04LL.SMALL.jpg Imetomi The drones are very good toys and tools, but usually they haven't any extra skills. I love to fly any R/C model and I just wanted to make a R/C drone that's a little bit smarter than the usual models. That's why I developed this mini voice controlled tricopter robot. The main concept is pretty easy,...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 08:11:25 PST
AMPLFY - The Coolest DIY Speaker Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/AMPLFY-the-Coolest-DIY-Speaker-Ever/
AMPLFY - The Coolest DIY Speaker Ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/ZWOW/II21QJ1P/FBCZWOWII21QJ1P.SMALL.jpg Baclair Do you want to know how to build the best portable speaker, which looks great and sounds even better? This portable speaker will out perform most portable Bluetooth speakers on the market. This speaker is perfect for fishing, camping, the beach, worksites, parties and especially festivals.This Instr...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:04:15 PST
The vinegar and baking soda reaction! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-vinegar-and-baking-soda-reaction-in-different-/
The vinegar and baking soda reaction! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SMALL.jpg JM1999 In this Instructable I will show the readers what happens with the vinegar and baking soda reaction and what I am trying to get is what amount and form is best for an awesome reaction. I will try: Frozen vinegar room temperature baking soda, cold baking soda room temperature vinegar, ...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:51:27 PDT