Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 01:13:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Prank handshake http://www.instructables.com/id/Prank-handshake/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:35:35 PDT
Emailing Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/Emailing-Bunny/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:08:08 PDT
littleBits SMS Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-SMS-Doorbell/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:38:42 PDT
littleBits Remote Pet Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Remote-Pet-Feeder/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:49:20 PDT
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-3-Bin-Dispenser-Design/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:57:52 PDT
Build a Low-cost Portable Wii Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Low-cost-Portable-Wii-Laptop/
Build a Low-cost Portable Wii Laptop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/UJCS/HX6YDIIJ/FVGUJCSHX6YDIIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/UJCS/HX6YDIIJ/FVGUJCSHX6YDIIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/UJCS/HX6YDIIJ/FVGUJCSHX6YDIIJ.SMALL.jpg Shagglepuff My daily bus ride to school and back takes up a total of an hour, and has taken up a total of an hour for the past few years. This has never been much of an issue for me... but I believe that the best DIY projects are the ones that solve non-issues. Why wait in a bus when I could entertain myself an...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 22:13:05 PDT
7 things we learnt building the sugru Rainbow Gatling Water Pistol http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugrus-Rainbow-Gatling-Water-Pistol/
7 things we learnt building the sugru Rainbow Gatling Water Pistol - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/9H80/HX1ISIBK/FMY9H80HX1ISIBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/9H80/HX1ISIBK/FMY9H80HX1ISIBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/9H80/HX1ISIBK/FMY9H80HX1ISIBK.SMALL.jpg projectsugru We love testing the limits of what sugru can do. Our engineering and material teams are always cooking up new ways to flex, stick and stretch sugru, to test just how much it can take. They doggedly pursue excellence, care deeply about every last detail.Then it gets hot outside and they start dreamin...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:45:41 PDT
DIY Fingerprint Scanning Garage Door Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fingerprint-Scanning-Garage-Door-Opener/
DIY Fingerprint Scanning Garage Door Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1NRS/HWLCWCB3/FEZ1NRSHWLCWCB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1NRS/HWLCWCB3/FEZ1NRSHWLCWCB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/1NRS/HWLCWCB3/FEZ1NRSHWLCWCB3.SMALL.jpg nodcah As a person without a car, I don't need to carry keys around everywhere I go. Because of this, I've been locked out of my own house several times. It's a pain to wait for someone with a key, so I thought I would do something about it.This project is my way of solving this problem, while getting the ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:14:20 PDT
Road Bike Tire Watchband http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Bike-Tire-Watchband/
Road Bike Tire Watchband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/V59Z/HWIMUHDP/FN1V59ZHWIMUHDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/V59Z/HWIMUHDP/FN1V59ZHWIMUHDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/V59Z/HWIMUHDP/FN1V59ZHWIMUHDP.SMALL.jpg dchen3 This is version 1.1 of my road bike tire watch band. More to come as I'll add instructions on how to make the removable cloth piece for extra comfort. Having the road bike tire against your bare skin doesn't feel so good. Parts: 1 Road bike tire - recommend a used 700x21-25c road bike tire size wh...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:54:02 PDT
Viking Era, (800-1050) Padlock http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Era-800-1050-Padlock/
Viking Era, (800-1050) Padlock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SMALL.jpg r570sv While cruising Pinterest looking at Viking related posts I came across some drawings for very old locks/padlocks. I found a couple of designs that looked very straight forward that couple be built with materials and tools I have in my garage. So I figured I would have a go at putting one together....
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:11:59 PDT
Remote Detonator http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Detonator-1/
Remote Detonator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/ONO5/HVPWOHQD/FSTONO5HVPWOHQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/ONO5/HVPWOHQD/FSTONO5HVPWOHQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/ONO5/HVPWOHQD/FSTONO5HVPWOHQD.SMALL.jpg spaktashabit The detonator works by turning on the switch then holding down the arm button then pushing the red fire button and its powered by a 9v battery What You Need Things you need are a small container, a length if wire, 2 momentary push button switches, a toggle switch, an LED or a Christmas light an...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 18:05:53 PDT
Google Glass Locutus Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Locutus-Laser/
Google Glass Locutus Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/QDCF/HVFL1AVZ/FAJQDCFHVFL1AVZ.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman Some say Google Glass turns its users into the Borg. Why not look the part?Blow minds with this straightforward hardware hack that adds a frickin' laser to your cutting-edge heads-up display. You can control it with a voice-enabled sideloaded APK, and even integrate it into your own apps. It's power...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 10:11:52 PDT
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-articulating-tablet-mount/
IKEA HACK: articulating tablet mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/DVKQ/HV9HOE8Y/FDLDVKQHV9HOE8Y.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Browsing on a tablet is great; there's nothing like digging into your favorite site while getting comfy. I find the longer I browser the more supine my posture, eventually my pose self-levels to lethargic mass lying on my back with the tablet above my face, making my arms tired. It would be great if...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 17:41:46 PDT
Cat Tracking using Bluetooth Indoor Positioning http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Tracking-using-Bluetooth-Indoor-Positioning/
Cat Tracking using Bluetooth Indoor Positioning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/5NA7/HV851SQX/F8B5NA7HV851SQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/5NA7/HV851SQX/F8B5NA7HV851SQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/5NA7/HV851SQX/F8B5NA7HV851SQX.SMALL.jpg hmaidasani This Instructable teaches you how to build a system to track indoor positioning of cats. The purpose of this project is to get insight into pet positioning and see their interactions.The system incorporates RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator) to estimate cat position. A bluetooth device is put...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 20:39:55 PDT
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Cyberpunk-Gesture-Pad/
Wearable Cyberpunk Gesture Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/8250/HUYM01IJ/FAN8250HUYM01IJ.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman This sexy cyberpunk wristband puts a versatile trackpad on your arm, for the ultimate multi-touch control for your cybernetic augmentations. It's stable, comfortable, easy to assemble, hack-friendly, and looks ridiculously cool.Under the hood, this is just an Adafruit PS/2 Trackpad in a custom 3D-pr...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:06:24 PDT
Electricity Generating Footwear - Generate Electricity By Walking (Concept) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Footwear/
Electricity Generating Footwear - Generate Electricity By Walking (Concept) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/PGTV/HUU1E3OX/FYTPGTVHUU1E3OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/PGTV/HUU1E3OX/FYTPGTVHUU1E3OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/PGTV/HUU1E3OX/FYTPGTVHUU1E3OX.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Did you know that you can produce electricity by just walking? Here's a little science experiment that will show you a little secret on making insoles that can charge USB devices! The challenge is to make a slip-on insole that can produce enough electricity to charge batteries/ USB devices. Google...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:05:52 PDT
Portable Sun - Rechargeable Work Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Sun-Rechargeable-Work-Lamp/
Portable Sun - Rechargeable Work Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZZR8/HUMTM392/FYAZZR8HUMTM392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZZR8/HUMTM392/FYAZZR8HUMTM392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZZR8/HUMTM392/FYAZZR8HUMTM392.SMALL.jpg garagemonkeysan Why use a flashlight when you can use a powerful, heavy duty work lamp? Flashlights run out of juice, are under powered, are hard to position and roll away when placed on the floor. How many times have you had to fetch your flashlight from the bottom of your driveway? This Instructable shows how ...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 08:30:56 PDT
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector http://www.instructables.com/id/iTorch-raspberry-pi-flashlight-projector/
Augment Your Reality With The iTorch raspberry pi flashlight projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/K12J/HTZY4C3F/F52K12JHTZY4C3F.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins UPDATE: May 3rd - Playing Minecraft on the newer iTorch :) UPDATE: NEW iTorch 3D printed version! && Finally uploaded some videos, hope you like them. :) Post by ITorch Media Sharing. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=292394047593097 iTorch Media Sharing Created By: T...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:17 PDT
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cheap-Lithium-Battery-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:55:27 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Snail-Mail Mailbox Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Snail-Mail-Mailbox-Monitor/
Snail-Mail Mailbox Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/395V/HT9ATU7K/FB5395VHT9ATU7K.SMALL.jpg KDLaun Like many others, I’m often left wondering if our mail has been delivered yet. Our local postal delivery varies from anywhere between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, we have limited visibility out the front of our residence, and we can’t always hear the delivery vehicle unless we are close by. As a result, I...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:55:56 PDT
NeoWeather: Ambient Weather Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoWeather-Ambient-Weather-Indicator/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:10:19 PDT
Snow Monitoring Scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Monitoring-Scale/
Snow Monitoring Scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RZGE/HRWNC06F/FDPRZGEHRWNC06F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RZGE/HRWNC06F/FDPRZGEHRWNC06F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RZGE/HRWNC06F/FDPRZGEHRWNC06F.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Snowfall is often just measured by its depth in inches (or centimeters). But there are other important factors to consider. The density, the temperature, and the crystal shape all greatly affect how the snow behaves when you try to work with it. So it might be useful if we also measured other pr...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:08:11 PST
Smart mint the solar phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-mint-the-solar-phone-charger/
Smart mint the solar phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/3JIV/HS3GV5PG/FYI3JIVHS3GV5PG.SMALL.jpg tech savvy Hello everyone Techsavvy here ,   it been awhile since I posted anything , and I  Thought I owe it to my Awesome subscribers to post something I'v been working on ,  Thanks again guys for your support  ;-)  and fellow users  so to start off by saying a couple of things , well for starters I wante...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:59:47 PST
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-up-your-PS3-WiFi-connection-with-DD-WRT-DLNA/
Speeding up your PS3 WiFi connection with DD-WRT + DLNA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/DXQA/HREI7FTT/F96DXQAHREI7FTT.SMALL.jpg yanz67 This is for those who are not ready to give up on their PS3.   The problem with PS3 is it has the 802.11b/g wifi card which is limited and slow.  After doing network tests it only gave me at most 5mbps upload and download speed.  It is good for netflix, but if you want to stream media from your DLNA...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:22:08 PST
Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Monocle-Invisible-Screen/
Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/EJHK/HQV6GTV4/FT0EJHKHQV6GTV4.SMALL.jpg dmagryta124 A physical key (or monocle) to the digital world. This could be useful for stages in geocaching, high tech treasure hunts, or even making your children clean their rooms until they find the monocle-key. (The device could hold a image of the WiFi password of the day.) If any other clever applications...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:17:46 PST
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) http://www.instructables.com/id/300-Altoids-Charger-EASY-BUILD-CHEAP/
$3.00 Altoids Charger (EASY BUILD) (CHEAP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/O57K/HOUG0C9N/F4HO57KHOUG0C9N.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I know your thinking i have seen hundreds of these but have you ever seen one so easy to build? LETS GET STARTED Things you will need : L78MO5CV Voltage Regulator http://www.taydaelectronics.com/ic-integrated-circuits/voltage-regulators/lm7805-l7805-7805-voltage-regulator-ic-5v-1-5a.html ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:48:07 PST
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" http://www.instructables.com/id/Dot-matrix-intelligent-handbike-light/
Dot matrix intelligent hand/bike light. "the matrix" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/KDD5/HNY239FQ/F4CKDD5HNY239FQ.SMALL.jpg hobbyman This idea was in my mind for a time and one night two weeks ago with a short inspiration, I've started working on it. The LEDS nowadays are quite powerful and can do lots of lighting jobs. Well, they are fast and easily driveable by small electronics & microcontrollers. So I've planned to design and...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 06:31:58 PST
Electronic Market Minder Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Market-Minder/
Electronic Market Minder Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KC0G/HO238MGY/FDAKC0GHO238MGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KC0G/HO238MGY/FDAKC0GHO238MGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KC0G/HO238MGY/FDAKC0GHO238MGY.SMALL.jpg basil.shikin I constantly run out of groceries. This usually happens in the most inappropriate moment. There is neither a phone nor a notebook at hand, your are covered in flower and grease in the middle of a kitchen mess. So, I decided to create a gadget that would allow me to mark a missing grocery with a tou...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 01:37:30 PST
Chillanator http://www.instructables.com/id/Chillanator/
Chillanator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/M524/HN8266HZ/FXQM524HN8266HZ.SMALL.jpg longwinters Introducing the Chillanator, it uses a Peltier chip I purchased from deal extreme.If you have ever set watching TV or reading and looked over to see your drink is all "warm'" well no more with Chillanator.The total cost of this project was about 10.00 dollars US. The Peltier chip was 7.00The fan was...
By: longwinters

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:28:08 PDT
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/snap-fit-plexiglas-case-for-your-project/
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Months ago I've built a thermostat to control my electric oven temperature (and cook meringues). You can read the related instructable here. Meringues are still waiting, but now my device has a new plexiglas case, with snap-fit joints and hexagonal grill for the ventilation. I designed the box in Au...
By: andrea biffi

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
Water Powered Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/41I0/HNE44KP3/FJI41I0HNE44KP3.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Batteries are too mainstream, let's make Water Powered ones! The DIY flashlight never runs out of batteries, water is all around us and will never run out. One of today's causes of pollution is the improper disposal of batteries containing heavy metals such as lead and mercury. The answer, using wat...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:04:24 PDT
Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-DIY-Proximity-Sensor-to-Automate-Your-Haunte/
Use a DIY Proximity Sensor to Automate Your Haunted House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/5G4R/HM8CY577/FAE5G4RHM8CY577.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos The special effects in a haunted house need to be well timed. The best way to do this is to use sensors to detect where your guests are in the haunted house. So I am doing a series of projects that demonstrate a variety of sensors that you can use to automate your haunted house. Last week I show...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 04:22:46 PDT
10 Minute Mini 3D Projection http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Mini-3D-Projection/
10 Minute Mini 3D Projection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9U6T/HMMFAYZ5/FTT9U6THMMFAYZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9U6T/HMMFAYZ5/FTT9U6THMMFAYZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/9U6T/HMMFAYZ5/FTT9U6THMMFAYZ5.SMALL.jpg kamibox.de If you have ever been to a trade fair that was bigger than your backyard, you may have seen some magic 3D projections floating in space, wondering how on earth this might be possible and why it is so dark there. I saw this in many variations, on the International Automobile Exhibition as a mapping ...
By: kamibox.de

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:56:28 PDT
Crank Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Crank-Flash-Light/
Crank Flash Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/TORC/HMEXSV5U/FTLTORCHMEXSV5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/TORC/HMEXSV5U/FTLTORCHMEXSV5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/TORC/HMEXSV5U/FTLTORCHMEXSV5U.SMALL.jpg longwinters I wanted a reliable hand crank light that would not wear your arm out in times of needA retro look was desired too Find A Good Stepper Motor I found several stepper motors but they were either too big, or did not produce enough voltage at a slow speedThis one is from a scanner off a copier.What m...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 16:18:00 PDT
Simple metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-detector/
Simple metal detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/BD3V/HLSGSCJI/FLXBD3VHLSGSCJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/BD3V/HLSGSCJI/FLXBD3VHLSGSCJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/BD3V/HLSGSCJI/FLXBD3VHLSGSCJI.SMALL.jpg vonPongrac The other day when I was searching instructables I come across on interesting and simple circuit for metal detector. It is build with 555 coil and few other components. Instructable that inspire me to do this project was this one. Main debate was: does it really work? After quick research I found th...
By: vonPongrac

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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:18:48 PDT
DIY MT-50 Multitouch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MT-50-Multitouch-Table/
DIY MT-50 Multitouch Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/SZHW/GLWR1AWR/FJ7SZHWGLWR1AWR.SMALL.jpg multitouch The MT50 is a projection based 50” multitouch table. It is 31” high with casters and meets ADA (American’s with Disabilities Act) standards. The MT50 supports a resolution of 1280x720. Its frame is made of aluminum, the shell is steel, and surface is thick tempered glass. The table is virtually inde...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 13:31:08 PDT
Family Activity Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Activity-Portraits/
Family Activity Portraits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/W10A/HJZ86CSQ/FQUW10AHJZ86CSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/W10A/HJZ86CSQ/FQUW10AHJZ86CSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/W10A/HJZ86CSQ/FQUW10AHJZ86CSQ.SMALL.gif fungus amungus These four picture frames are much more than places to hold an image. Each one of these has a light behind it to light it up. In addition, that light is controlled by a motion detector that's not attached to the light. In fact, the motion detector can be anywhere there's power and a wi-fi hotspot to...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:49:47 PDT
Wooden Binder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Binder/
Wooden Binder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PEMS/HKE9H7AY/F1KPEMSHKE9H7AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PEMS/HKE9H7AY/F1KPEMSHKE9H7AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/PEMS/HKE9H7AY/F1KPEMSHKE9H7AY.SMALL.jpg parmsco Binders always seem to be extremely flimsy and not aesthetically pleasing. Two years ago I set out to change that. This binder design has been thoroughly tested and has held up to the beating of school. I only replaced the binder because of how dirty it had gotten of the course of these years. Have...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:29:27 PDT
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Liquid-light-table/
Make Liquid Light Table under 10 minutes! Interactive! Simple! Cheap! (video included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/6IKC/HJAI6C6F/FDW6IKCHJAI6C6F.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic Want to have table that glows under glass, cups, anything? Ultra easy tutorial...so easy kids can do it. But they shouldn´t. Also remember that this is something like a prototype. I´ll tell you what i can how to make it safe and how to make, but always think twice before you do something. This is t...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:15:44 PDT
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Knock-Box-Build-a-Knock-Sensitive-Power-Strip/
The Knock Box: Build a Knock-Sensitive Power Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/NX0U/HJKC6YFW/F12NX0UHJKC6YFW.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman The Knock Box is a power strip with superpowers - it turns on your lamp whenever you knock on your nightstand. You get two outlets, individually controlled by knock-knock-knocking on a nearby hard surface. It's great for hitting the lights when it's pitch dark, but if an appliance can plug into the ...
By: zackfreedman

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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 20:25:20 PDT
The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Point-Shooter-Cyborg-Mouse/
The Point Shooter Cyborg Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/P85P/HJKC6JHS/FW3P85PHJKC6JHS.SMALL.jpg zackfreedman Control cyborg technology and revolutionize your PowerPoint presentations - build a wearable mouse! So you converted some video glasses to a heads-up display glass. You built a wearable Raspberry Pi, pcDuino, or BeagleBone Black. Now, how do you control your cybernetic augmentations? You make a wea...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:39:42 PDT
How to make a portable infrared night vision scope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-it-works-1/
How to make a portable infrared night vision scope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/NRPA/HJAI2UX6/F4JNRPAHJAI2UX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/NRPA/HJAI2UX6/F4JNRPAHJAI2UX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/NRPA/HJAI2UX6/F4JNRPAHJAI2UX6.SMALL.jpg geq1 Last weekend I decided to make an infrared nightvision scope and here it is. The reason why it works is that the infrared camera can see the infrared lights, but human eye can't. I attached the infrared camera to an old VHS camcorder's viewfinder, so I could see what the camera shows. Three 9 volt b...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:57:15 PDT
RFID Bracelet: Remote control doors http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Bracelet/
RFID Bracelet: Remote control doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/12CF/HIYWYJHG/FYP12CFHIYWYJHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/12CF/HIYWYJHG/FYP12CFHIYWYJHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/12CF/HIYWYJHG/FYP12CFHIYWYJHG.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Getting through RFID key-card doors is a pain in the behind when your hands are full of books or files, and your key-card is in your pocket, or swinging free on a lanyard. To address this problem, GeeDee86 let me have some redundant cards to play with, and I managed to turn the cards into bracelets...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 02:50:01 PDT
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SMALL.jpg benster My partners mother has a worsening eye condition (Fuchs corneal dystrophy) that makes reading hard  She's been trying to find a decent solution and has tried a number of things.  Her iPad does a great job for digital publications but simple things like reading the paper can be frustrating. In this ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-iPhone-and-smartphone-stand-docking-availa/
Lego iPhone (and smartphone) stand, docking available *UPDATED* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/DVHE/HHMI94BV/FONDVHEHHMI94BV.SMALL.jpg Punyoka Hi, I wanted to bulid a lego iPhone stand which is able to hold the phone in vertical position. Here it goes. I made it in Lego digital designer, because i didn't want to get mine into pieces. This is my first instructable, hope you'll like it. I checked that all parts cost a total of 1,3$ if you ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:35:55 PDT
pepper grinder gun http://www.instructables.com/id/pepper-grinder-gun/
pepper grinder gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/ENOI/HH2W3L3I/F89ENOIHH2W3L3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/ENOI/HH2W3L3I/F89ENOIHH2W3L3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/ENOI/HH2W3L3I/F89ENOIHH2W3L3I.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I'm from the city that started the whole 100-mile diet craze. I already do my part eating locally, but I can't survive on root vegetables and berries alone. I need the thrill of the hunt -  I need more! As a city dweller my options to hunt for meat are limited to the indigenous fauna, in my nei...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 09:48:10 PDT
Easy variable voltage power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-variable-voltage-power-supply/
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By: pinomelean

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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 15:03:26 PDT
hat side camera holder http://www.instructables.com/id/hat-side-camera-holder/
hat side camera holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/G47Y/HGU2DUN5/F9DG47YHGU2DUN5.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi I've bought this veeery cheap camera made in china, and obviously it lacks an angular holder for my hat...  Luckily I'm a real genius, and after a long research and a lot of examinations, diagrams, computer simulations and testing I've came to the design of this high technological piece of engineeri...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 14:36:22 PDT
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motion-Sensor-Alarm-System/
DIY Motion Sensor Alarm System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/EL9N/HGZO495A/FY5EL9NHGZO495A.SMALL.jpg tommythehill Are you constantly being scared when people sneak up behind your back? Do you have bad hearing and can't hear people approaching you? Do you want to just build a super fun Arduino project? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this project is for you! I have a workbench in my basement...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 19:13:46 PDT