Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:10:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 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", pronounced like "oye", 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...
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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/
Making a Pen is Easy and Fun (update) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/G4JO/HZB3LLSA/F0BG4JOHZB3LLSA.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I have been making pens for a little over a year now and are great fun to make.You can make them as single stick pens but for the most part you would purchase a parts kit that come in varying levels of styles and difficulty.The kit will consist of all of the metal parts as well as the refill to comp...
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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
Bluetooth Glove: Version 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Glove-Version-30/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:08:51 PDT
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Buddy-3-in-1-Solar-Phone-Charger-Boombox-and/
Beach Buddy: 3-in-1 Solar Phone Charger, Boombox, and Sunburn Timer Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/01M7/HYHGFHPS/FV801M7HYHGFHPS.SMALL.jpg starwisher Imagine the ideal beach trip. The sun is shining, the skies are blue, the water is warm, and the humidity is low. You and your friends have everything you need to soak up the sun, sand and surf: a cooler filled with drinks and snacks, sunblock, flip flops, the coolest new swimwear, and the newest be...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:09:14 PDT
Build a Mirror TV! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Effortless-Mirror-TV/
Build a Mirror TV! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/BYZL/HYE5TD4R/FF1BYZLHYE5TD4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/BYZL/HYE5TD4R/FF1BYZLHYE5TD4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/BYZL/HYE5TD4R/FF1BYZLHYE5TD4R.SMALL.jpg MichelleW1 What's a Mirror TV?Ever wanted to watch the news while you brushed your teeth? Or check the weather forecast while trying on attire in front of the mirror? This DIY instructable will show you how to construct a mirror with the illusion of having a TV built into it. The wireless device is controlled ...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 21:34:03 PDT
littleTea: robotic tea brewing http://www.instructables.com/id/littleTea-robotic-tea-brewing/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:21:30 PDT
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/
littleBits Remote Pet Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/LJHK/HXYO1G2O/FB3LJHKHXYO1G2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/LJHK/HXYO1G2O/FB3LJHKHXYO1G2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/LJHK/HXYO1G2O/FB3LJHKHXYO1G2O.SMALL.jpg littleBits When away, make sure your pet (fish, cat, dog) never goes hungry with this WiFi-activated feeder. With this littleBits project, you can either feed your pet remotely by pressing a button on your phone or automating a feeding schedule through IFTTT (If This Then That). IFTTT is a service that lets yo...
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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/
Introduction: 3 Bin Dispenser Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/0DRJ/HX6AOZZA/FPM0DRJHX6AOZZA.SMALL.jpg kenshin1 This tutorial explains how to build and program a 3 bin dispenser that could be used in a variety of applications including vending products. This design is more of a prototyped component rather than a finalized machine. Feel free to take the design and expand from it; apply it to any application yo...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
Make A Cheap Lithium Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/NR2T/HU0GLSFQ/FWYNR2THU0GLSFQ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS With some few hacking, you can turn your old phone battery into a powerful Lithium battery pack. This is a great alternative for the expensive Lithium-Polymer battery pack. These things work well with Arduinos, DIY robots, speakers or any project that requires a high current power source. What'...
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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/
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/83L8/HTK2GAIL/FV483L8HTK2GAIL.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Being able to hack and modify random objects is an essential skill. Budget and time constraints often make it necessary to build a project using only the materials that you have at hand. Here is a simple example. Let's say that you are a spy and you need to get a video recording of the secret d...
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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/
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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...
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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...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Water Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight/
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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 ...
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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