Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gadgets - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:57:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Reusable Vinegar Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Vinegar-Battery/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:53:02 PDT
Pedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedometer-2/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:38:19 PDT
Business Card Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Phone-Stand/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:13:47 PDT
DIY Digital Compass (for your car) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Compass-for-your-car/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:51:15 PDT
Arduino Metal Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Metal-Detector/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:00:33 PDT
Li-ion 12V Home-made USB Flashlight Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-ion-12V-Home-made-USB-Flashlight-Charger/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:51:48 PDT
Basic Gear Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Gear-Mechanisms/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:52:07 PDT
Basic Pulley Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Pulley-Mechanisms/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:15:13 PDT
"Head" Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Lights/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:51:45 PDT
Wireless Electricity Transmission (Simple things required to be collected from scrap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Electricity-Transmission-Simple-things-re/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 20:12:57 PDT
DIY Alternative to Smart Door Bell (Smart Knock!) [UPDATED with Camera App] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-alternative-to-smart-door-bell-when-someone-kn/
DIY Alternative to Smart Door Bell (Smart Knock!) [UPDATED with Camera App] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/U9E1/ICX7VGGP/F26U9E1ICX7VGGP.SMALL.jpg Naran Most of us have been in a situation when somebody couldn’t get our attention because we were wearing a pair of headphones. It usually ends up fine as long as the attention seeker can poke us, but what if there is a barrier between the two? For such occasions we made a simple home automation solution...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 18:56:26 PDT
DIY Paper Tape/Punch Card Maker and Reader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Paper-TapePunch-Card-Maker-and-Reader/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:54:42 PDT
DIY Turbine Spray Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Turbine-Spray-Bottle/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:33 PDT
Converter 12 volt to 5 volt http://www.instructables.com/id/Converter-12-volt-to-5-volt/
Converter 12 volt to 5 volt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FQIX/ICE1X391/FOLFQIXICE1X391.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FQIX/ICE1X391/FOLFQIXICE1X391.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/FQIX/ICE1X391/FOLFQIXICE1X391.SMALL.jpg Asadullah Mughal Hello! friends welcome to my another project. In this project i'm gonna show you how to charger your smartphones. If you don't have your smartphone charger then no problem with the help of the gadget you can charge your smartphone very easily. The input of this converter is not more than 12 volt or ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:47:51 PDT
Almost uninteruptable power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-uninteruptable-power-supply/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 01:33:35 PDT
Tabletop LED Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-LED-Timer/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:08:43 PDT
Ir Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Ir-Remote-Control-1/
Ir Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/R8K1/IC6IGHSG/FQXR8K1IC6IGHSG.SMALL.jpg Asadullah Mughal Hello! guys today i'm gonna show you how to make your own ir remote control with the help of this you can control your any home appliances. So let's get started Circuit diagam and components Here it is the circuit diagram which we can build it with the help of this diagram. This diagram is avail...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:12:58 PDT
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Smartphone-Projector/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Microscopio http://www.instructables.com/id/Microscopio/
Microscopio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/337L/I9O1GK0K/FH4337LI9O1GK0K.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 Explicaremos como hacer un microscopio que puede ser conectado a la computadora de una manera muy fácil y práctica. Necesitaremos lo siguiente:• Floppy ó Disquetera • Cautín • Soldadura • MDF • Cable • Web cam • Tornillos • Pistola de silicón • Pequeña placa de acrílico • Focos led superficiales C...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:38:44 PDT
Simple DIY Video Dolly on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Video-Dolly-on-a-Budget/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:05:16 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT
Morning Routine Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Morning-Routine-Machine/
Morning Routine Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/86F0/IBJTHA8U/F7286F0IBJTHA8U.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Life is accelerating toward a breakneck pace, and time is more valuable than ever. If you're like me and would like to squeeze every extra second out of every day, why not build a machine, a marvelous, magical machine, to automate a piece of it? The Morning Routine Machine can do just that! At the p...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:07:58 PDT
Alcancia de Signo de Mario Bros con Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcancia-de-Signo-de-Mario-Bros-con-Arduino/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:00:42 PDT
Ultimate RGB Propeller Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-RGB-Propeller-Display/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 09:06:55 PDT
Zusammenbau der Laser "Pi" http://www.instructables.com/id/Zusammenbau-der-Laser-Pi/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:32:25 PDT
Make Your Own DIY Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-DIY-Battery/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:58:28 PDT
Paintball Minigun HK-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Paintball-Minigun-HK-1/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:50:12 PDT
DIY Speaker volume controller with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Speaker-volume-controller-with-Sugru/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:30:33 PDT
Giger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Giger-Counter/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 18:53:06 PDT
How to build an electric Longboard with phone control http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-electric-Longboard-with-phone-cont/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 02:47:59 PDT
DIY Solar USB Charger - Altoids http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Altoids-USB-Charger/
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By: JoshuaZimmerman

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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 14:12:51 PDT
the pencil drone http://www.instructables.com/id/the-pencil-drone/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:43:56 PDT
DIY Thirsty Plant Water Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Thirsty-Plant-Water-Balloon/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 09:09:41 PDT
DIY Money Blower Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Money-Blower-Machine/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 08:47:01 PDT
Versatile voltage regulator with LM317 http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-voltage-regulator-with-LM317/
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 18:53:22 PST
Strawbees Windmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawbees-Windmill/
Strawbees Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/X731/I9SMUS52/FKDX731I9SMUS52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/X731/I9SMUS52/FKDX731I9SMUS52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/X731/I9SMUS52/FKDX731I9SMUS52.SMALL.jpg FBRKN During the Strawbees build night at FBRKN we got the idea of making a windmill out of the strawbees. It's now attached to our roof and lights up a small lamp during the windy days here in the western harbour of Malmö. Get your materials! Besides the strawbees and straws we used:an old bike dynamo...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 02:23:44 PDT
View any Web-Content as Virtual Reality http://www.instructables.com/id/View-any-Web-Content-as-Virtual-Reality/
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By: ThisIsSteve

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Mon, 18 May 2015 07:22:40 PDT
Building an Exoskeleton for the Google Science Fair http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Exoskeleton-for-the-Google-Science-Fai/
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By: Pure Carbon

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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:36:38 PDT
DC Motor Brushed Style http://www.instructables.com/id/DC-Motor-Brushed-Style/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 19:46:15 PDT
Keyring Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyring-Phone-Charger/
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By: ShakeTheFuture

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Sat, 9 May 2015 14:53:56 PDT
Basic Android Security system http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Android-Security-system/
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By: ProfesorPizza

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Sat, 9 May 2015 07:48:32 PDT
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Virtual-Reality-3D-Tracking-headset-/
How to make a Virtual Reality 3D Tracking headset for under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/D1OB/I9JR31H4/F9OD1OBI9JR31H4.SMALL.jpg Arunabh Awasthi From the past 5 years, the increasingly popular Virtual reality devices like Oculus Rift, Google cardboard, Microsoft HoloLens, have currently dominated the consumer electronics sector to such extent that they much frequently grab a space in most tech magazines, blogs, websites,etc. With the collabo...
By: Arunabh Awasthi

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Sat, 9 May 2015 04:02:24 PDT
Hack your own public transportation timetable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-own-public-transportation-timetable/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 16:49:39 PDT
Car / motorcycle or bicycle wireless 2.4ghz alarm range 500m 10$ budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-motorcycle-or-bicycle-wifi-alarm-rang-500m-10-/
Car / motorcycle or bicycle wireless 2.4ghz alarm range 500m 10$ budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/Y63H/I95GXHC8/FO9Y63HI95GXHC8.SMALL.jpg c128 this is easy and inexpensive wireless alarm with 200m range if module is insert inside car or 500m if module is outsidetwo modules: RX and TXreceiver module make sound alarm and led blink when detect signal transmit module is connect to any device or switch to turn it onHardware is arduino attiny...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 03:14:55 PDT
Charge Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-Box-1/
Charge Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2WEI/I92LXGLN/F0M2WEII92LXGLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2WEI/I92LXGLN/F0M2WEII92LXGLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2WEI/I92LXGLN/F0M2WEII92LXGLN.SMALL.jpg konyashkin Guys,I hope you'll find my idea interesting and useful.As you know smartphones and tablets consume a lot of power and we have to keep charges, batteries and wires. Here's my idea of cheap charging station. Tools and materials For this project I used: - IKEA box with cork top cover link- USB hub...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:53:50 PDT
Personal Solar Powered Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Solar-Powered-Air-Conditioner/
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By: nords

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:40:31 PDT
Testing Solar Panels with a Mooshimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-Solar-Panels-with-a-Mooshimeter/
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By: YuKonstruct

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:56:56 PDT
Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Panel with Day Time Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Star-Ceiling-Panel-with-Day-Time-Stars/
Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Panel with Day Time Stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EP3D/I8MVYTRU/FC9EP3DI8MVYTRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EP3D/I8MVYTRU/FC9EP3DI8MVYTRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EP3D/I8MVYTRU/FC9EP3DI8MVYTRU.SMALL.jpg redsunsoft I wanted to create a star ceiling, but since we are currently renting, I didn't want to drill into the actual ceiling. So here's how to create a portable star ceiling you can take with you. The total cost of this project is around USD $100 Purchase fiber optic driver and cable I purchased this ...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:36:03 PDT
AA battery organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/AA-battery-organizer/
AA battery organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/XTRN/I8EBFDR8/FWDXTRNI8EBFDR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/XTRN/I8EBFDR8/FWDXTRNI8EBFDR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/XTRN/I8EBFDR8/FWDXTRNI8EBFDR8.SMALL.jpg mxx After years of chaos storing my rechargeable AA batteries, I realized I had to upgrade to a better storage system, and this is what I came up with.The idea with this instructable is more to give you an idea for battery storage than to give you precise instructions for copying this one, although you ...
By: mxx

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:13:34 PDT
Design your own mobile cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-mobile-cover/
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By: Mikki G.W

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:59:41 PDT