Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:44:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Portable Arcade and Media Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arcade-and-Media-Player/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:58:24 PST
Copper iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-iPad-Stand/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:50:51 PST
UPDATE! Backpacking Gasifier Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Gasifier-Stove/
UPDATE! Backpacking Gasifier Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/D9YW/I5WCRCQN/FFRD9YWI5WCRCQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/D9YW/I5WCRCQN/FFRD9YWI5WCRCQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/D9YW/I5WCRCQN/FFRD9YWI5WCRCQN.SMALL.jpg Quark- Hello, this is Quark- and I am here to show you how to make your own TLUD (Top Level Updraft gasifier stove), and you can look them up at http://www.build-a-gasifier.com/gasifier-wood-stov.... They are essentially a stove that burns the fuel not once, but twice. The base thermos holes allow air into...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:34:50 PST
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Window-Lifter-by-Steve-M-Potter/
Remote Controlled Window Lifter by Steve M. Potter "WindowMoto" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/78H9/I5P7NHZH/FCO78H9I5P7NHZH.SMALL.jpg stevempotter Do you have a window that you would like to easily open and close, but can't easily reach it? Here is a very simple and effective device for motorizing your window using a cordless drill as the motor and controller. This is a nice literal example of a hack, since you will actually saw the drill in h...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 22:51:55 PST
Custom Crazy Taxi Video Game Controller with Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Crazy-Taxi-or-any-Video-Game/
Custom Crazy Taxi Video Game Controller with Makey Makey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VH6X/I50X80LW/FHYVH6XI50X80LW.SMALL.jpg mazzmn What the Heck is a Makey Makey?Have you ever wanted to change the way the controls work on a particular computer program or game? Ever wanted to create a fun electronic invention without needing to be an electrical engineer or computer programmer? Ever want to have some crazy fun? Then Makey Makey i...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:07:08 PST
Keep your tech handy with sugru + magnets + the Queen! http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-your-tech-handy-with-sugru-magnets-the-Queen/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:58:38 PDT
Sous Vide Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Sous-Vide-Controller/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:04:33 PST
Giant QWERTY Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-QWERTY-Keyboard/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:06:50 PST
RFID sleeve shield http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-sleeve-shield/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:38:40 PST
Control Video Games with Icicles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Video-Games-with-Icicles/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:58:28 PST
Worlds Slowest Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Slowest-Electric-Car/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:40:55 PST
Stir Plate Using Computer Fan And Magnet From Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Stir-Plate-From-Computer-Fan-And-Magnet-From-Hard-/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 18:32:56 PST
Sound Locator http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Locator/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 21:46:58 PST
How to Use a Multimeter to Check Voltage, Continuity and Battery Charge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-multimeter-to-check-voltage-continuit/
How to Use a Multimeter to Check Voltage, Continuity and Battery Charge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/94HB/I3THD88K/F2694HBI3THD88K.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech A digital multimeter can check voltage, continuity and battery charges.The Ideal 61-310 multimeter measures AC/DC voltage, current and resistance . Also it measures audible continuity as well as temperature.A Data Hold feature stores your results for convenience in the field. A built in Low Battery ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:26:57 PST
Build a Tricopter with Rotor Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tricopter-with-Rotor-Bits/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:02:22 PST
Fireball shooting Harry Potter wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireball-shooting-Harry-Potter-wand/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:53:14 PST
Raspdio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspdio/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Durable DODOcase VR (plastified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-DODOcase-VR-plastified/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:56:27 PST
Google Glass Lens Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Google-Glass-Lens-Mount/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:59:28 PST
The Garage Door Alert! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Garage-Door-Alert/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 12:40:17 PST
Steampunking a Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunking-a-Dodocase-VR/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:55 PST
The Don't-Leave-Home-Without-It Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dont-Leave-Home-Without-It-Machine/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:03:00 PST
Good Morning Sunshine: The littleBits Wakeup Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Good-Morning-Sunshine-The-littleBits-Wakeup-Machin/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:26:55 PST
No Power? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Power-No-Problem/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:38:13 PST
Create Your Own VR Experience with DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-VR-Experience-with-DoDoCase-Virtua/
Create Your Own VR Experience with DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/9M6S/I2AQV6G5/FT89M6SI2AQV6G5.SMALL.jpg mazzmn The Google Cardboard and DODOcase Virtual Reality Viewer are neat, inexpensive ways to experience Immersive Virtual Reality with head tracking navigation. I wanted to find some great examples of VR Apps and especially to create a custom VR environment from my personal travels. This instructable rev...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:04:06 PST
Tabletop Water Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Water-Fountain/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:58:24 PDT
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Travelmate-A-Cooler-That-Provides-Storage-/
12 Volt Travelmate - A Cooler That Provides Storage And Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Q1BD/I1MQAYVW/F1WQ1BDI1MQAYVW.SMALL.jpg miskie As can be seen from my profile info to the right, I deliver mail for a living along the back roads of a small Massachusetts town. Its a good job, quiet, and most of the time I'm alone with my thoughts - which is where most of my ideas come from. Anyway - I spend most of my time on the road in a typi...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:40:18 PDT
DIY GPS Data Logger for you next Drive/Hiking trail http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GPS-Data-Logger-for-you-next-DriveHiking-trail/
DIY GPS Data Logger for you next Drive/Hiking trail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/BE5N/I1NVEBJE/FKZBE5NI1NVEBJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/BE5N/I1NVEBJE/FKZBE5NI1NVEBJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/BE5N/I1NVEBJE/FKZBE5NI1NVEBJE.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade This is a GPS Data Logger that you can use for multiple purpose, say if you want to log your long drive you took over the weekend to check out the fall colors. or you have a favorite trail that you visit during fall every year and you want to log your path on that trail, so that you can...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:01:41 PDT
Taser Glove (Legit Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Taser-Glove-Legit-Version/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:02:24 PDT
DIY: A Pocket sized Cotton candy machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-A-Pocket-sized-Cotton-candy-machine/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:33:18 PDT
Portable Hot-Chocolate Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hot-Chocolate-Maker/
Portable Hot-Chocolate Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/WE91/I1NUN86W/FKWWE91I1NUN86W.SMALL.jpg slokaz DescriptionThis little hot-chocolate maker will quickly prepare hot-chocolate in your car or at home. just add water and hot-chocolate mix and plug it in to your 12v to 110v car adapter and you hot-chocolate will be ready in 5 to 7 minutes.A while a go i thought that it would be really cool to be ab...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:26:44 PDT
Arc Reactor Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-Ring/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:46:44 PDT
Battery powered hand warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-powered-hand-warmer/
Battery powered hand warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/STX6/I155AP3J/F0VSTX6I155AP3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/STX6/I155AP3J/F0VSTX6I155AP3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/STX6/I155AP3J/F0VSTX6I155AP3J.SMALL.jpg shounaki This is my first instructable so be kind. I wanted to make a hand warmer that was battery powered and rechargeable. I welcome any and all criticism. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. Parts List Tools & Parts Heat resistant tape Hot glue gun knife Soldering iron Balsa wood ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:35:01 PDT
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Joule-Thief-Flashlight/
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/U08M/I12KGV23/FLGU08MI12KGV23.SMALL.jpg l33tn00b Hello welcome to my second instructable!!! Today I'm going to show you how to build a very simple joule thief flashlight. If you haven't seen my other instructable, check it out for an easier way to power this than I'm going to show you! I know this has been posted/done before, but I just figured...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:24:12 PDT
easy & cheap auto-grow system http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-cheap-auto-grow-system/
easy & cheap auto-grow system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5Q2U/I0YFY380/FVY5Q2UI0YFY380.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5Q2U/I0YFY380/FVY5Q2UI0YFY380.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5Q2U/I0YFY380/FVY5Q2UI0YFY380.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,UPDATE: http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light-4/UPDATE 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-aided-pla... 10/19/2014.I would like to share with you my simplest horticulture system yet. it can be made custom size - and as cheap as $7.60.if you read a little bit about plant...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:47:48 PDT
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wireless-Charger-NFC-Dock-For-Your-Car/
DIY Wireless Charger + NFC Dock For Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/SGZU/I0RZ029I/F3XSGZUI0RZ029I.SMALL.jpg projectsugru It's pretty amazing how much easier it is to use our smartphones as GPS these days! But anyone who does this regularly will know it really drains your battery, so you always need to keep it on charge when you're driving. This project will show you how to turn any in-car phone holder into a DIY wirel...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:13:51 PDT
The World's Largest Mechanical Flipbook http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-Largest-Mechanical-Flipbook/
The World's Largest Mechanical Flipbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/F9BH/I0TUW9S8/FPHF9BHI0TUW9S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/F9BH/I0TUW9S8/FPHF9BHI0TUW9S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/F9BH/I0TUW9S8/FPHF9BHI0TUW9S8.SMALL.jpg buchananwp Check out how fellow Instructables Artist In Residence Iris Gottlieb designed the animation, and the her process of etching out an image on anodized aluminum. Pick A Partner And Collaborate This was a collaboration with fellow Artist In Residence Iris Gottlieb. She mentioned one day in a meeting ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:36:14 PDT
Laser Magnetic Field Mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Magnetic-Field-Mapping/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 21:39:47 PDT
Glove Box Gadget Mini Cellphone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Gadget-Mini-Cellphone-Charger/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:26:00 PDT
Multifunctional Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-sport-X-copter-frame-design-for-strength-/
Aluminum sport X copter frame design for strength, lightwieght, and easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/I8NO/I0ENKR8D/FJNI8NOI0ENKR8D.SMALL.jpg chrisayad This all-Aluminum X copter is strong, light, and easiest to repair of all the frames. Because the pieces are made of flat aluminum, even if you crash it really hard, it just gets bent, you can flatten it back out with a hammer. It reduces waste because you are not replacing major parts every time yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:09:37 PDT
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul http://www.instructables.com/id/OiO-a-desk-lamp-that-has-a-soul/
OiO - a desk lamp that has a soul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/W2QK/I0C98A5V/FO6W2QKI0C98A5V.SMALL.jpg riachi His name is "oiO", he is a desk lamp robot, but he thinks he has a soul. Honestly, I can't deny that...The idea to build oiO, came from my respect to simple object that lay around, that play a big, and usually unnoticed role in making our life easier and maybe more interesting. Think of a pencil, or...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:47:41 PDT
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Light-For-Your-Glovebox-At-Night/
How To Make A Light For Your Glovebox At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/WOT0/HZZDZYGZ/F4SWOT0HZZDZYGZ.SMALL.jpg lilchumy This instructable will show you have to make this cool little three bulb light for your glove box at nite! It is very bright and easy to make with limited tools. Please vote for this instructable at the top of the page if you'll like it. Thanks! Getting Materials! Soldering gun/penTapeTube (you...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:24:01 PDT
Kindle paperwhite hard Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Kindle-paperwhite-hard-Case/
Kindle paperwhite hard Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/IJDV/HZQTFZS1/FCTIJDVHZQTFZS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/IJDV/HZQTFZS1/FCTIJDVHZQTFZS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/IJDV/HZQTFZS1/FCTIJDVHZQTFZS1.SMALL.jpg sasnull Attention! Before I comment that English is not my native language, Realize the translation using google translate. Recently bought a kindle paperwhite, and as I like to do crafts decided to make my own hard case to protect it, and found many good instructables about me based on several of them for...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 15:35:24 PDT
Rotary Vending Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Vending-Prototype/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:26:34 PDT
Simulated Fireworks Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulated-Fireworks-Wheel/
Simulated Fireworks Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/MQOY/HZJOSQ9P/F16MQOYHZJOSQ9P.SMALL.jpg DGW This Instructable is about how to make wheel that throws sparks like a large fireworks pinwheel but it doesn't use any powders or fireworks. Depending on how the laws are written in your area this may or may not be defined as a firework. The science behind it is the oxidation of finely divided iron ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:18:50 PDT
Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-is-Easy/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:38:28 PDT
Wireless powered bling diffused with sideglow fiber optics : Project you are the ONE http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-you-are-the-ONE-a-Wireless-powered-fiber-o/
Wireless powered bling diffused with sideglow fiber optics : Project you are the ONE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/3AKI/HS9Y9GYP/FH23AKIHS9Y9GYP.SMALL.jpg shinteo Project you are the ONE. a Wireless powered fiber optic side glow diffused bling I have this idea of making novelty jewellery for my missus, a wearable electronics of some sort with wireless charging. At a seeming random event I would have a little girl present her with a nicely decorated box con...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 23:24:16 PST