Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:46:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Automata-Race-Game-littleBits-Circuit/
Papercraft Automata Race Game littleBits Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/6S25/HY8IQPLN/F5D6S25HY8IQPLN.SMALL.jpg ricklon This instructable will show you how to create a game using littleBits. The game will start with a sound trigger. Each player will have to press a button repeatedly. The first person to press their button 25 times wins. A buzzer will sound to end the race while the winning machine will do a victo...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:36:58 PDT
Repair Termite Eaten Dinghy Transom http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Termite-Eaten-Dinghy-Transom/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:41:13 PDT
How to Lure the DMS Router in for a Hug http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lure-the-DMS-Router-in-for-a-Hug/
How to Lure the DMS Router in for a Hug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown The DMS 5-axis router is quite a beast in the CNC shop and can reduce a piece of hardwood to a pile of chips in a matter of minutes. However, it's also quite a fickle machine and routinely throws random errors for no reason at all. In order to keep the DMS happy and cutting as expected, sometimes ...
By: joejoetheclown

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:44:03 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike'...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
Crochet-Trimmed Butterfly Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Trimmed-Butterfly-Hanging/
Crochet-Trimmed Butterfly Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6JFO/HY9Y4UTK/F3K6JFOHY9Y4UTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6JFO/HY9Y4UTK/F3K6JFOHY9Y4UTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/6JFO/HY9Y4UTK/F3K6JFOHY9Y4UTK.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy My aunt bought a circular butterfly mobile ages ago, and she has it hung up in her dry cleaning and alterations shop. She asked me if I could create a companion decoration like it for her shop's window. You see, the shop has a little nook with curtains hung in front of the windows and around that re...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:34:41 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Color-Mixer-a-constant-current-3W-RGB-LED-wit/
Tiny Color Mixer - a constant-current, 3W RGB LED with low-battery indicator and polymorph diffuser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/P3KE/HY4L4U82/FBDP3KEHY4L4U82.SMALL.jpg markmoran Controlling an RGB LED is a simple and common microcontroller project, often the next project done after blinking and fading an LED.To make this more interesting, I built it using an ATtiny13, one of the smallest and simplest AVRs, which required "high-voltage programming." I also used a 3W LED beca...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:52:49 PDT
No Closet Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Closet-Storage-Solution/
No Closet Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/IEAI/HY9Y4JQL/F1IIEAIHY9Y4JQL.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Living in cities can often mean having to make do with spaces that are not optimal for their purpose - i.e.: a "bedroom" (read: study or large walk in closet) with no closet. My no closet storage solution has a tiny footprint and offers you a good looking way to keep your clothes organized in a spat...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:52:31 PDT
DIY Découpage Ostrich Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Découpage-Ostrich-Eggs/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:41:06 PDT
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flipbook-Story-Assembly/
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SMALL.jpg irisgottlieb Metal flipbook? Yes! Metal flipbook. It's loud, heavy, and big. Using aluminum panels and a hand crank, this is a human-powered flip book that weighs over 50 pounds. This instructable will show how to make a giant mechanical metal flipbook. The second half (about mechanics and assembly) can be found...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:36 PDT
Monitor - Thinking Skins http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-Thinking-Skins/
Monitor - Thinking Skins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3L59/HY736B1M/FR53L59HY736B1M.SMALL.jpg Christian S This project was part of Multimodal Media Madness 2014, hosted by the chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) and the Media Computing Group of RWTH Aachen University. For more Thinking Skins, please check this page: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/m3_ss14Given were small shared space containe...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:22:48 PDT
From Homework to Dress Shirt:Making Geek-Chic Fashion http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Homework-to-Dress-ShirtMaking-Geek-Chic-Fashi/
From Homework to Dress Shirt:Making Geek-Chic Fashion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KY0W/HY8IPFRI/FQTKY0WHY8IPFRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KY0W/HY8IPFRI/FQTKY0WHY8IPFRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KY0W/HY8IPFRI/FQTKY0WHY8IPFRI.SMALL.jpg jgulick I recenlty opened a company called Variable Fashion. Our goal at Variable is to make business appropriate clothing for geeky people. We think smart is sexy and we should wear our geekyness with pride! The following Instructable is showing you how we went from our friend's math thesis to making a dre...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:34:51 PDT
Dashi Broth Made with a French Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashi-Broth-Made-with-a-French-Press/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:38:59 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
Microscope JIG for phone camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Microscope-JIG-for-phone-camera/
Microscope JIG for phone camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/7LDK/HY9Y0FEP/FFU7LDKHY9Y0FEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/7LDK/HY9Y0FEP/FFU7LDKHY9Y0FEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/7LDK/HY9Y0FEP/FFU7LDKHY9Y0FEP.SMALL.jpg dinesh kumar c Items required:1) pocket microscope (from online store or stationery shop)2) paper clip (large enough to conceal the phone camera)3) vernier calipers4) drilling machine Measure eye piece's outer diametre Drill hole on paper clip 1) let the hole be at the end of the paper clip2) drill hole ab...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:22:12 PDT
Making BIG lego Darth Vader http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BIG-lego-Darth-Vader/
Making BIG lego Darth Vader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/YIA4/HY8INQ40/FCBYIA4HY8INQ40.SMALL.jpg bobes360 First of all I have to say : THIS IS NOT MY IDEA. The idea comes from this guy http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Lego-Darth-Vader/.I thought it looks awesome and I decided to make it. Mine is a bit smaller about 26 cm. But for me he has it complicated so I thought about making it on my own and I...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:53 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Here's how to build a "levitating" coffee table with acrylic legs, that doubles as a whiteboard! We made it at TechShop Pittsburgh, and a full BOM and assembly guide is available in the PDF file below.Like this Instructable? Don't forget to follow us, favorite it, and check us out on Facebook!Comple...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
iPhone remote controlled lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-remote-controlled-lamp/
iPhone remote controlled lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/61C9/HY9B69AH/FHJ61C9HY9B69AH.SMALL.jpg Samuel LIU This project uses the iPhone and a raspberry pi to remote control the lamp. Both the iPhone and the raspberry pi are connected to the wifi router. The lamp on/off commands are sent from iPhone and received by the raspberry pi embedded system. Then the raspberry pi triggers the IO to control the lamp...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:13:23 PDT
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Artistic-Treasure-with-House-Paint/
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FPOM/HY8IRHD6/F5DFPOMHY8IRHD6.SMALL.jpg paleogirl This is a really great way to get rid of a tiny bit of leftover indoor house paint, match your decor, and let the kids have some fun if you're inclined. The better news is that it can be applied to just about ANYTHING if you have the right glue. It can be put on plastic (which we're doing here bec...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photographers Prop or Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-this-Infant-Canopy-Bed-Photogrophers-Prop-or-/
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photographers Prop or Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie In this instructable, I will show you an easy to make canopy pet bed or infant photographers prop. My Sister-in-Law requested a canopy bed for infants. An image search turned up several designs. Most of which were made with pre-spun staircase balusters. The spindles right off the home store shelf, a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:27:14 PDT
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Forged-Bracelet-make-jewellery-from-tools/
Drop Forged Bracelet - make jewellery from tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/YOW6/HY9Y1G9H/FWVYOW6HY9Y1G9H.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I was browsing a cheap tool stall in a market, and came across a set of "drop forged" spanners for the price of a cup of coffee.As I am sure you know, you get what you pay for when it comes to tools. I put them back on the rack, saying to myself; "That cheap, they'll bend around my hand before they...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:52:55 PDT
Wooden Mjölnir http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mjölnir/
Wooden Mjölnir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ZAL6/HY7TC02C/FJ0ZAL6HY7TC02C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ZAL6/HY7TC02C/FJ0ZAL6HY7TC02C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ZAL6/HY7TC02C/FJ0ZAL6HY7TC02C.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Mjölnir or Thor's hammer is an artefact from Viking era. It was made by two dwarfs Brokk and Sindri as a gift for the gods. It was unbreakable, always hit its target and then it returned to its owner's hand and it could scale down so it could be worn on the neck. It was so heavy that only Thor could...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:13:51 PDT
DIY incense (sticks and cones). http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-incense-sticks-and-cones/
DIY incense (sticks and cones). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/1GQU/HY8IQLWW/FJQ1GQUHY8IQLWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/1GQU/HY8IQLWW/FJQ1GQUHY8IQLWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/1GQU/HY8IQLWW/FJQ1GQUHY8IQLWW.SMALL.jpg RebecaP Homemade 100% natural incense. Easy to make. Materials 2 tsp. gum arabic.2 tsp. of cinnamon or aromatic herbs (powder).4 tsp. of coal (powder).10 inches of wire.1 piece of sandpaper.1 little bowl.1 bamboo stick.Cutter and scissors.Vegetable oil.Optional: gloves. Prepare the wire (for the stic...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:07:39 PDT
How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Powered-Walkway/
How to Make a Solar Powered Walkway - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7S0R/G47KOKHE/FZV7S0RG47KOKHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7S0R/G47KOKHE/FZV7S0RG47KOKHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7S0R/G47KOKHE/FZV7S0RG47KOKHE.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I sure loves me some sun jars!  They incorporate several of my favorite things to mess around with:  LEDs, Solar panels, hot glue, man it's all there and they look great to boot! However, there is one big fat problem:  the sun!  When it's dark out, oftentimes the places I'd really like to have a li...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 23:18:40 PST
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SMALL.jpg buck2217 My wife wanted some pool side chairs but the ones she saw were over $1000 each so I built my own (to be honest next time i'll stop being such a cheapskate and buy them!!)I had all the wood lying around so have estimated costs (in NZ$) for pounds divide by 2Materials2m 4x4 ($15)5m 4x2 ($20)2m 2x2 ($2...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
Simple Basement Security System http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Basement-Security-System/
Simple Basement Security System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/DMTM/HY8ILDUB/FYIDMTMHY8ILDUB.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a very simple security system for all kinds of rooms. It might be simple but still effective. It is based around an Attiny85 and uses a reed switch and a key switch as inputs to see whether an intruder has accessed the room. A buzzer will then notify you ...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:56:50 PDT
Arduino powered Moss&Solar Facade Element http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardunio-powered-MossSolar-Facade-Element/
Arduino powered Moss&Solar Facade Element - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/2PHD/HY7TC52F/FWS2PHDHY7TC52F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/2PHD/HY7TC52F/FWS2PHDHY7TC52F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/2PHD/HY7TC52F/FWS2PHDHY7TC52F.SMALL.jpg croehl The idea behind this unique facade element is to produce power AND to filter fine dust. We planed it to function autonomously and react to high fine dust pollution.The facade element is made of three rotating prisms.The different surfaces of each prism are covered with moss, which can filter the dus...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:28:30 PDT
Quick-Release Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Axe-Holster/
Quick-Release Axe Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik PREFACE: Do you like the great outdoors and do you believe an axe is a necessary tool when venturing into the great outdoors? Well my friend(s), if you answered yes to the question above, I have an Instructable for you!This Instructable is the answer to a problem I recurrently noticed when I started...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:19 PDT
How to Prepare and Serve a Watermelon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prepare-and-Serve-a-Watermelon/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:43:07 PDT
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-together-a-powerful-pocket-USB-charger-66-amp/
Hack together a powerful pocket USB charger. (6.6 amp hour battery) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4BSM/HY5NVVXY/FHH4BSMHY5NVVXY.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Inside the well known altoids tin lies three 2,200 mah lithium ion batteries. All three are ran in parallel to create a 6,600 mah or 6.6 amp battery. Which triples the charge time! Meaning if one battery can charge your phone 75 percent than three can triple that! 75x3=225 percent!This project was m...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:11:58 PDT
Making Milk Bag Mats : Mats 4 Haiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Milk-Bag-Mats-Mats-4-Haiti/
Making Milk Bag Mats : Mats 4 Haiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/KE2Q/HY7T0AKL/FC9KE2QHY7T0AKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/KE2Q/HY7T0AKL/FC9KE2QHY7T0AKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/KE2Q/HY7T0AKL/FC9KE2QHY7T0AKL.SMALL.jpg BeccadK Northwest Haiti Christian Mission Canada has a Mats 4 Haiti Program that distributes milk bag sleeping mats and totes for people in Haiti. I first heard about it when I was talking with some women at a local coffee group. They had an overabundance of milk bag yarn made and ready to be used, but not ...
By: BeccadK

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:19:36 PDT
Resurrect a Classic Portable B&W TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Resurrect-a-Classic-Portable-BW-TV/
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By: technovative

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:29:24 PDT
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-turn-a-vintage-camera-into-a-decorative-web-c/
Let's turn a vintage camera into a decorative web cam and light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/20ZY/HY7T4L0V/F3K20ZYHY7T4L0V.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I was at my father's house recently and he had a box of stuff that he had cleaned out of his garage. Knowing that I'm a sucker for junk, he offered it to me as my wife shot him dirty looks. There was a couple of old Sony three way speakers with crossovers, an old cast aluminum ice bucket, a collecti...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:18 PDT
Car keys buttons replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-keys-buttons-replacement/
Car keys buttons replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/SZEB/HY8IP453/F2LSZEBHY8IP453.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/SZEB/HY8IP453/F2LSZEBHY8IP453.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/SZEB/HY8IP453/F2LSZEBHY8IP453.SMALL.jpg customrobo Since the buttons of the car keys have broken and the ones I did as substitution were not comfortable I decided to try to make new ones better and more functional. Materials and tools To realize them you don't need much, just get or buy the oyumaru (it's the ideal material to create molds of thin...
By: customrobo

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:40:09 PDT
Watermelon Slushies (vegan) http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Slushies-vegan/
Watermelon Slushies (vegan) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/CXDV/HY8IN52T/FWRCXDVHY8IN52T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/CXDV/HY8IN52T/FWRCXDVHY8IN52T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/CXDV/HY8IN52T/FWRCXDVHY8IN52T.SMALL.jpg Thederpyninja These vegan slushies are a very delicious and healthy alternative to the slushies you would buy in stores. The red color comes from watermelon, not artificial dyes and there are only four ingredients to this recipe. Let's get started! Ingredients and Tools Ingredients1 teaspoon lime juicesweetene...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:46:08 PDT
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
Upcycled Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found these adorable vintage chocolate molds at an estate sale and turned them into adorable handmade pincushions. They'll be great for organizing different types of pins. Materials small chocolate or jello moldsfabric scraps (stretchy is best)needleembroidery threadbuttonsstuffingpiece of pap...
By: Brooklyntonia

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
LEGO Popsicles with Homemade Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Popsicles/
LEGO Popsicles with Homemade Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/KM61/HY7T7BSC/F02KM61HY7T7BSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/KM61/HY7T7BSC/F02KM61HY7T7BSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/KM61/HY7T7BSC/F02KM61HY7T7BSC.SMALL.jpg Khaweya LEGO Popsicles are all time Kids favorite treat. I made the popsicle mold using Lego bricks and Aluminium foil sheet. It worked really great. The ingredients i used for the popsicles are strawberry, banana, guava and chocolate. I am very satisfied with the outcome of the cute shapes as well as the t...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:56:44 PDT
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-WS2811-LED-effects-with-Arduino/
Bike wheel WS2811 LED effects with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/E866/HY12O5U9/FXIE866HY12O5U9.SMALL.jpg balrog-k1n [TODO: insert a neat video or pictures from actual riding][Note the Arduino sketch works but is work in progress, see last step for link]Persistence of Vision (POV) effects let you display arbitrary images with just a few controllable pixels on a fast moving object by changing the pixels' colours fa...
By: balrog-k1n

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:56:11 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SMALL.jpg Marsh Did you ever need to make a wheel or checkers for your garden checkerboard? With this easy to build circle cutting jig you can go into production in less than an hour! Tools and materials needed Tools Table Saw Sander or planer Drill and Bits CenterpunchCountersink bit Screwdriver Tape measure St...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
Water to Wine Illusion Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-to-Wine-Illusion-Box/
Water to Wine Illusion Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/MXVE/HY5Y4RKY/FLRMXVEHY5Y4RKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/MXVE/HY5Y4RKY/FLRMXVEHY5Y4RKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/MXVE/HY5Y4RKY/FLRMXVEHY5Y4RKY.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Have you ever wished that you could turn water into wine (or at least fruit juice). Well now you can with this magic mystery box. All you have to do is pour in water. Then inside the box a bunch of magic happens. Finally out comes a fine glass of wine. Watch the Video Here is a video walkthrough ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:13:16 PDT
Retrofitting Vintage 1920's Headphones With Modern Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Retrofitting-Vintage-1920s-Headphones-With-Modern-/
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By: antagonizer

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:40:24 PDT
Sewing Simple Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Simple-Circuits/
Sewing Simple Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/V2XF/HY736KL9/F7CV2XFHY736KL9.SMALL.jpg sicchio This is a set of simple instructions for when introducing soft circuits to kids. By sewing with conductive thread, kids will light up an LED with a button battery. What you will need: Fabric (square or cut out shape; pocket for battery)Needles (wide eyes for those new to sewing; pre-thread if nee...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:48:16 PDT
Upcycled Sofa Foot Box (with Bonus Marquetry) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Sofa-Foot-Box-with-Bonus-Marquetry/
Upcycled Sofa Foot Box (with Bonus Marquetry) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UQ93/HY7SY30K/FL9UQ93HY7SY30K.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead This is another project inspired by the Instructables/Dremel July Build Night at Crashspace LA. If you live in a densely-populated, urban environment like I do, you may be familiar with the wealth of "dumpster diving" opportunities. I'm moderately picky (for one thing, I don't actually venture into...
By: ohhmyhead

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:18:37 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SMALL.jpg skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
By: skiedra

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
3D Printed DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-DC-Motor/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:27 PDT
Cactus Cakes For People That Haven't Decorated Cakes Before http://www.instructables.com/id/Cactus-Cakes-For-People-That-Havent-Decorated-Cake/
Cactus Cakes For People That Haven't Decorated Cakes Before - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HVOL/HY7395F9/F19HVOLHY7395F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HVOL/HY7395F9/F19HVOLHY7395F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HVOL/HY7395F9/F19HVOLHY7395F9.SMALL.jpg jenise2000 These are my cactus cakes I made for my birthday, as you can probably guess from the title, I don't decorate cakes very often and when I do it's just sticking chocolate buttons in icing. Since no one else on instructables seems to have made any cactus cakes i can copy, this is what i've made.For any...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:43:01 PDT
Can Shower Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Shower-Head/
Can Shower Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Picture this, you are having a backyard party at your beach house a day from now. You will have lots of sandy folks wanting to go in your freshly cleaned house. What will prevent this from happening? An outdoor shower of course! But you:a) don't want to spend a lot of money on a temporary set upb) ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:31:03 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SMALL.jpg YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...
By: YPF

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Homemade Flower Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flower-Hat/
Homemade Flower Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/BHTE/HY7T0FS8/FNEBHTEHY7T0FS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/BHTE/HY7T0FS8/FNEBHTEHY7T0FS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/BHTE/HY7T0FS8/FNEBHTEHY7T0FS8.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY It’s a French tradition dating back to the 1800s where a couple would preserve mementos from their wedding and marriage together in a glass cloche bell jar. One of the many sentimental items included, besides jewelry, photographs and locks of their babies hair, is the bride’s wedding crown which...
By: Erica_DIY

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:41:20 PDT
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Tardis-with-blinking-LED-Powered-by-littl/
Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/DMPB/HXMUUKDF/FKBDMPBHXMUUKDF.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Construct a Tardis that spins and blinks!Total Build Time:30 mins· Coding: 5 mins· Construction of the Tardis: 20 mins · littleBits LED and motor assembly: 5 mins Gather all needed parts. LittleBits:· (2) Wires· (2) Power supplies· (2) 9v Batteries...
By: TheHiveTHPL

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:18:48 PDT