Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 5 Aug 2015 03:54:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arc-Reactor-20-3d-printed/
Arc Reactor 2.0 (3d printed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3BUJ/ICWFY82Z/FEG3BUJICWFY82Z.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat In this instructables, I will be showing you how to make an arc reactor. **The arc reactor I created was my own unique build.**The materials you will need for this instructables are as follows:-18 3d printed parts-3 RGB LED's-Multiple wires wires-An Arduino Uno-A 9 volt battery-3d design software-Ac...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 01:52:11 PDT
LED Matrix Dessert Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Dessert-Tray/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:27:23 PDT
Hand Eye Coordination Game--Wire Loop Game http://www.instructables.com/id/hand-eye-coordination-game-Wire-Loop-Game/
Hand Eye Coordination Game--Wire Loop Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/18QJ/ICQSZ09S/FA218QJICQSZ09S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/18QJ/ICQSZ09S/FA218QJICQSZ09S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/18QJ/ICQSZ09S/FA218QJICQSZ09S.SMALL.jpg chrisjlionel A wire loop game is a game which involves guiding a metal loop along a serpentine length of wire without actually touching the loop to the wire. The loop and wire are connected to a power source in such a way that, if they touch, they form a closed electric circuit. The circuit includes a light- or ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:55:20 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Backlit Fallout Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Fallout-Map/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:20:17 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tequila-Bottle-Cigar-Box-Arduino-Cool-Night-Light/
Tequila Bottle + Cigar Box + Arduino = Cool Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/3R5V/ICPP6ZWX/F913R5VICPP6ZWX.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART We love recycling beautiful things and we love Arduino, so we decided to combine the two into something useful and fun! We took a Tequila bottle, a cigar box, and Arduino Uno, and a few everyday components and created a light sensitive night light.There are a myriad of ways to achieve this, but thi...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:16:33 PDT
Árbol de luz (Portrait) http://www.instructables.com/id/Árbol-de-luz-Portrait/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:17:10 PDT
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Motion-An-LED-world-map-driven-by-global-T/
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a Twitter light which changes its flicker behavior by monitoring global Twitter traffic. 50 LEDs are embedded behind a large, translucent white acrylic board and form a map of the world with the blue vinyl sticker attached on the board. This map becomes a low-res display for illustrating gl...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:33 PDT
5 Min USB LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Min-USB-LED-Light/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:15:47 PDT
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
ThunderVUmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderVUmeter/
ThunderVUmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/CXHN/ICN7G6Q6/FTJCXHNICN7G6Q6.SMALL.jpg VicenzaThunders This project was created accidentally by doing some tests with RGB LEDs and and TLC5940s, between various combinations and strange color effects tests, we had the idea to connect the audio jack to the microcontroller to try to synchronize the music with colors. The result immediately seemed great, e...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:57:26 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
Milk Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Bottle-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:24:15 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-LED-TV-Backlight-A-Laymans-Version/
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Makers,If you are wondering what makes this DIY backlight instructable so special when there are already so many available, read on :).These days everyone has a TV , to be precise an LED, LCD or Plasma TV. So why need a TV backlight? A simple answer is to reduce strain on eyes and add a great ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 03:29:39 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEM. http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-HOME-AUTOMATION-SYSTEM/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:31:51 PDT
HOW TO MAKE AUTOMATIC LED CUP http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-AUTOMATIC-LED-CUP/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:56:38 PDT
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Fox-pendant-Solar-Powered-kit/
LED Fox pendant, Solar Powered kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/7BJF/ICE1U2UZ/FJJ7BJFICE1U2UZ.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for solar powered Fox with amber LED eyes. It measures about 2 1/2" by 2 1/2", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. Wear it as a necklace, earrings, keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The possibilities are up to ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:14:11 PDT
LED Night Light (Dark Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Light-Dark-Sensor/
LED Night Light (Dark Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ILAG/ICG296UF/F3JILAGICG296UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ILAG/ICG296UF/F3JILAGICG296UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ILAG/ICG296UF/F3JILAGICG296UF.SMALL.jpg vonPongrac Many children are afraid of darkness. I was one of them. For children to fall asleep more easily one can install so called night light into wall socket. Those have series disadvantage: you must remove night light if you want to use that socket. What if you could make small portable, battery powered ...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:57:39 PDT
4" Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Seven-Segment-Display/
4" Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/GOMU/IC6IKSK5/FOHGOMUIC6IKSK5.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A seven segment display is a basic display which is made up of LED's arranged in a particular order to display numerical values. They are also able to display a lot of the alphabet but not with very good clarity. As the name implies, this display has 7 segments labelled A through G and labeling is d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:17:56 PDT
MSPF Unsilence the Newsbin http://www.instructables.com/id/MSPF-Unsilence-the-Newsbin/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:26:29 PDT
Taking Basic Electronics to the Internet (IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Basic-Electronics-to-the-Internet-IoT/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:27:43 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
VU Meter Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A VU meter is a standard measuring instrument which measures volume in audio equipment. If you open up your recording devices on Windows, you can see a digital Volume Unit (VU) meter which shows the audio level. You get analog and digital displays and each level is typically marked off with a dB val...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora http://www.instructables.com/id/Básico-Wearables-Brazaletecon-Adafruit-NeoPixesl-y/
Básico Wearables: Brazaletecon Adafruit NeoPixesl y Flora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/R9W6/IC5C5R7V/FDNR9W6IC5C5R7V.SMALL.jpg gmendez3 Este brazelete wearable lo puedes hacer si quieres llevar algo tecnológico contigo. Lo que necesitamos es: Hilo conductor Aguja Velcro Multímetro Batería de litio y su cargador de ser necesario Neopixels http://www.adafruit.com/products/1260Adafruit Flora http://www.adafruit.com/products/659 Reco...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:54:28 PDT
Hidden Silhouette Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Silhouette-Lamp/
Hidden Silhouette Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/EWA8/IC5C5ABS/FETEWA8IC5C5ABS.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This simple wooden block has a secret: with the click of a switch it becomes a table lamp! Using plywood, wood veneer, LEDs, and some simple electronic wiring, this project comes together in about a weekend to make a fun lamp for the home or office. Design The idea for this project was pretty sim...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:10:45 PDT
Minion Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Light/
Minion Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 Just in time for the Minion Movie, your very own Minion light Instructable! Gather the Parts The Minion Light is based off of the FrogLeggs Tumbler flashlight that is sold at Lowes and other fine retailers. I really like this light as it has a nice glow and really shines brightly. FrogLeggs did...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:46:17 PDT
I2C between Arduinos http://www.instructables.com/id/I2C-between-Arduinos/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 12:25:01 PST
Rainbow Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Projector/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 23:55:19 PDT
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Snowboard-with-Arduino-Uno-R3/
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SMALL.jpg adriancovello This instructable explains how to control an RGB LED strip with an Arduino. In this case, the LED strip is mounted to a snowboard. RGB (red green blue) LEDs have the ability to display a variety of colours based on switching on and off red, green and blue LEDs. The purpose of having the Arduino micr...
By: adriancovello

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:17:21 PDT
Sealed Money Box with Peep Hole and Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-Money-Box-with-Peep-Hole-and-Light/
Sealed Money Box with Peep Hole and Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/EA3R/IBXMNGYT/F3MEA3RIBXMNGYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/EA3R/IBXMNGYT/F3MEA3RIBXMNGYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/EA3R/IBXMNGYT/F3MEA3RIBXMNGYT.SMALL.jpg monster_mash I have a brother who thinks that I'm a bank. He's always taking my change but I've never caught him. One day mum was making a Milo for me and said that there was none left in the tin. Anyone who has had Milo before will know my pain. I told mum don't worry about it and even offered to pay for so...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:06:58 PDT
Glow in the dark Batman Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-Batman-Light/
Glow in the dark Batman Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/CCE6/IC1RTUV3/FB6CCE6IC1RTUV3.SMALL.jpg FeyeCreations A few days ago I posted this Batman Light to 9gag. I got a lot of positive reactions and people asked me to do an instructable on this, so here it is. When I started on this project it wasn't clear what it was going to be yet. That is why some steps may seem weird or in the wrong order. Cutting ...
By: FeyeCreations

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:50:29 PDT
Light-Up Dry Erase Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Dry-Erase-Board/
Light-Up Dry Erase Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UQ9N/IC0CKOC8/F1EUQ9NIC0CKOC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UQ9N/IC0CKOC8/F1EUQ9NIC0CKOC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/UQ9N/IC0CKOC8/F1EUQ9NIC0CKOC8.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've always loved the light-up dry erase boards that many shops put out to attract customers. I love the rainbow spectrum of colors filling up the dark void of nighttime. I love the spiraling patterns of the mysterious morse code. Poetic musings aside, I've been wanting one for myself at home and de...
By: watchmeflyy

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 21:36:27 PDT
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Pixel-Stick/
Arduino Pixel Stick WS2812 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/M16Q/IBW26MXR/FEXM16QIBW26MXR.SMALL.jpg Spicy Turtles This is my first instructable I got asked to put one togther for a friend but only after I had assembled it all so some pics i wasnt able to get Im sure there will be bits I have missed out I'm no code genius so I will do my best to answer any questions you have in this build there was a bit of gues...
By: Spicy Turtles

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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 20:25:03 PDT
Rainbow maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-maker/
Rainbow maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4PEH/IBW2776Q/FCQ4PEHIBW2776Q.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa A simple gadget to create rainbows for light painting. It can also be used in other interesting ways to light paint big areas of something or thin air. Photography is made in low ambient light - at night in an open space where you can move freely. The exposure is not critical, on this pictures it va...
By: Ginko Balboa

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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 17:55:12 PDT
Light Up LED Engangement Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Engangement-Ring/
Light Up LED Engangement Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5DHQ/IBV882YB/FFY5DHQIBV882YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5DHQ/IBV882YB/FFY5DHQIBV882YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5DHQ/IBV882YB/FFY5DHQIBV882YB.SMALL.jpg alexgoldmark Looking for something with a bit more shimmer and blink than a diamond and a whole lot more personal? Here's how I made an LED engagement ring cast in resin. You will have to solder copper wire to a battery and to surface mount LEDs, pour and pigment polyurethane resin, and make a mold of the ring y...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 21:38:12 PDT
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-Arduino-Switched-Traffic-Ligh/
Getting started with Arduino - Switched Traffic Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/T78R/IBS8ZR92/F82T78RIBS8ZR92.SMALL.jpg Digital Art and Technology In this tutorial we are going to build a set of traffic lights (with Green, Amber and Red LEDs)We'll use a 3 way switch to control which light is lit.For reference, the switch we will be using is a 3 pin ON-OFF-ON switch Wire up your Arduino Connect an orange wire to pin 8 and a blue wire to pin ...
By: Digital Art and Technology

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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:50:42 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess A few months ago while looking through some of the awesome Instructables, I came across the Concrete Light Bulb Wall Hook by Whamodyne. Ever since reading that Instructable, I've been literally... "hooked".I decided to make my own version by improving upon the idea by making it as realistic as ...
By: CraigRJess

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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-DAD-TAKES-A-STAR-CEILING-TO-A-NEW-LEVEL/
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SMALL.jpg MikeM61 I was inspired to build a star ceiling after seeing many people post DIY articles online. I knew it would be a fun treat for my newborn son, but I wanted to kick it up a notch.I have listed these instructions in a Youtube video as well!I wanted to find a way to make the ceiling fun and artistic for ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:46:37 PDT
Legend of Zelda Musical Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Musical-Chest/
Legend of Zelda Musical Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/5CG2/IBTET1Q8/FB05CG2IBTET1Q8.SMALL.jpg bprew1 As many of you know the Legend of Zelda is one of the most popular video game series to have ever been made. The Ocarina of Time is probably the most popular game in the series having a total of 7.6 million copies sold during it's lifetime. One of the most iconic features of the Ocarina of Time is w...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:33:36 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
By: JJPowelly

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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Unicorn-Emoji-Rainbow-Lamp/
Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/LQSH/IBRRTZDK/FHMLQSHIBRRTZDK.SMALL.jpg randofo The Unicorn Emoji Rainbow Lamp is a backlit unicorn wall-hanging that glows bright with rainbow magic. Of course by "rainbow magic" I am actually reffering to a controllable double-wide, super-bright, rainbow LED strip. This lamp was made in commemoration of the creation of the unicorn emoji, the Su...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 10:52:31 PDT
Faux Window Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Window-Mood-Light/
Faux Window Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VEVA/IBRRTRLJ/FRLVEVAIBRRTRLJ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all of you currently living in your parents' basement or will move back to live in your parents' basement, dress out your windowless abode with this neat faux window mood light. Btw, your own room has already been rented out long ago.Build this if you want to similate the morning glow of a red d...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:32:44 PDT
DIY Backlit Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backlit-Poster/
DIY Backlit Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OTI4/IBRRTKV6/FHGOTI4IBRRTKV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OTI4/IBRRTKV6/FHGOTI4IBRRTKV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/OTI4/IBRRTKV6/FHGOTI4IBRRTKV6.SMALL.jpg goldlego Today, I am going to show you how to make your very own backlit poster. This makes a great project for several different reasons but mainly because it very customizable. You can change everything from the design on the front, to the color(s) of the frame and/or LEDs, and even the size and shape of t...
By: goldlego

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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 07:24:36 PDT
Light up Pallet Head Board and bonus phone dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Pallet-Head-Board-and-bonus-phone-dock/
Light up Pallet Head Board and bonus phone dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/192T/IBQCHZCY/FJV192TIBQCHZCY.SMALL.jpg brian.baas This project took me a couple of hours to complete the head board.You will want a basic knowledge of how to take apart pallets, I will be posting another instructable on how to take apart pallets. You will also want to know the size of your bed (queen, king, double, twin or single) this will change ...
By: brian.baas

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:19:12 PDT
Batman http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-3/
Batman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LRL5/IBNZZQJE/FWNLRL5IBNZZQJE.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks When I did the LED Light box project I bought a couple of sets of LED's. This set has the remote and is RGB not white which means they can change colours.Cut out your image you wish to have back lit from the LED's. I used a scroll saw but depending on your image you choose you could use a jigsaw or ...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:26:03 PDT
Arduino Button with no resistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Button-with-no-resistor/
Arduino Button with no resistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/EQSU/IBL62CC3/F1BEQSUIBL62CC3.SMALL.jpg cornelam It is simple to connect a button to the Arduino. You need the button, some wires, and a resistor. But what if we no longer need the resistor and want to still be able to use the button with no false readings? The resistor is mandatory for proper operation of a button, and everybody will insist on us...
By: cornelam

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:45 PDT
Arduino Distance Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Distance-Sensors/
Arduino Distance Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/OFPE/IBL62PFY/FOMOFPEIBL62PFY.SMALL.jpg cornelam A distance sensor is the most important sensor for any robot. It's usually referred to as the "eyes" of a robot. Distance sensors are very useful as we can make systems that react based on how close we are to them or based on the presence of various obstacles. There are two common technologies used ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:38:03 PDT
Rainbow of Anarchist Flag Soaps http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-of-Anarchist-Flag-Soaps/
Rainbow of Anarchist Flag Soaps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/URW1/IBM23RJR/FAUURW1IBM23RJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/URW1/IBM23RJR/FAUURW1IBM23RJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/URW1/IBM23RJR/FAUURW1IBM23RJR.SMALL.jpg permie I recently had an opportunity to go camping with over a thousand people who consider themselves libertarians and anarchists. Sometimes the word "anarchist" is mis-used by members of the news media to describe violent thugs who break windows and burn things.In the case of my camp-mates, anarchy is a ...
By: permie

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:11:14 PDT
Bike wheel induction safety light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-wheel-induction-safety-light/
Bike wheel induction safety light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/KWPC/IBM21BB4/F7DKWPCIBM21BB4.SMALL.jpg tom4zs Function:It's a wheel spoke mountable safety light for your bike that doesn't need batteries. Ever. It also has smart on/off function. Light turns on when you start moving and turns of about 5 seconds after you stop moving.Features:No batteries needed. Never end up in dark with your bike.Smart on/of...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:52:17 PDT