Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:44:37 PST BLOX v1.01 Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Raspberry-Pi-GPIO-Using-an-App/
Control Raspberry pi GPIO using an app - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/KSR8/IKJ894VD/F5XKSR8IKJ894VD.SMALL.jpg Laurens-Wuyts Many people have asked for a tutorial on how to control the Raspberry pi GPIO pins using a app(you made yourself).So here is a quick tutorial on how to do this. It will be mostly based on previous tutorials I made.Let's get started! Parts For this tutorial, you don't need many parts. You'll need:...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:40 PST
Neopixel Giant Love Meter High Striker Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Giant-Love-Meter-High-Striker-Scarf/
Neopixel Giant Love Meter High Striker Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G21E/IKJ85WCU/FP1G21EIKJ85WCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G21E/IKJ85WCU/FP1G21EIKJ85WCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/G21E/IKJ85WCU/FP1G21EIKJ85WCU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Strongman, Test Your Strength, whatever it's called, come one, come all, step right up... Whaddaya say, Big Boy?A classic carnival game to demonstrate your athletic prowess or physical skill and to prove to your significant other that you've got what it takes. You just have to lift your finger for t...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:20:47 PST
How to make a Remote Controlled flashing LED decoration and gift .. for Valentine or Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Remote-Controlled-Flashing-LED-Gadge/
How to make a Remote Controlled flashing LED decoration and gift .. for Valentine or Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/G26C/IKJ861J0/FZAG26CIKJ861J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/G26C/IKJ861J0/FZAG26CIKJ861J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/G26C/IKJ861J0/FZAG26CIKJ861J0.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat You are about to become the Adept of Valentine Enchanters, impressing and entertaining the sweetheart you so adore. You shall blink her light and remove any distance, strangely enough by a Remote Control ..The idea of this 'Valentinean Decoration' Instructable is to show you how to make a very simpl...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:01:41 PST
Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Running-Shoe-Dryer-the-Rauthbauer-Pedo-D/
Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax This device dries running shoes by gently blowing warmed air through them. Air is pumped into a vintage makeup box and warmed by a 60 Watt bulb. It then enters a bifurcated iron pipe and is expelled through the shoes. There are LED lights under marbles for visual interest. The pipes have been aged u...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:25:22 PST
Fast and Furious Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Furious-Book-Case/
Fast and Furious Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SMALL.jpg CODO69 Back in August 2015 My store manager at The Home Depot approached me asking for my help with a volunteer project. Before I even had a chance to say yes or no to it, he informed me that he already told the people it was for that I'd do it! Knowing that I'm now committed to it, I said sure what is it ...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:46:51 PST
Entry Lamp with Cork Base & Mesh Sphere Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Based-Entry-Lamp-With-Mesh-Sphere-Shade/
Entry Lamp with Cork Base & Mesh Sphere Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/4LLR/IKECQB0R/FWF4LLRIKECQB0R.SMALL.jpg Rouverius For my first instructable, I want to share a quick and simple project that I recently made as part of a birthday present for my wife. It's easy to build and can be done in just a few hours. At our home, we've been talking about how the entry and main hallway is rather dark. So, during a recent walk ...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 04:48:58 PST
Vertical Tree Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Tree-Lamp/
Vertical Tree Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/E1L5/IKCV3E25/F9IE1L5IKCV3E25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/E1L5/IKCV3E25/F9IE1L5IKCV3E25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/E1L5/IKCV3E25/F9IE1L5IKCV3E25.SMALL.jpg benderjamesbond You will need:- a tree- a saw to cut down the tree- a hammer and chisel- (optional) a drill and forstner drill bit to speed things up (or router)- quick setting concrete- a sacrificial pail- an under-counter light kit ( I used one from Ikea ) Chop down the tree that's been annoying the neighbors ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 15:38:41 PST
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Photography Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Light-1/
Photography Ring Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7E23/IKBFNCEE/FAE7E23IKBFNCEE.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran One of the great lighting techniques in professional portrait photography is the ring light. This technique gives so nice effect on the eyes just like the picture above. It can be used not only for regular photography, but also, for video shots as well.So, let’s get started. Note: This project was m...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 01:00:46 PST
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Strip-Controller-With-LED-Amp-and-Arduin/
Small LED Strip Controller with LED Amp and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/VI6W/IKEAMEQK/FTBVI6WIKEAMEQK.SMALL.jpg SólbjørnO A small LED strip controller made with a LED amplifier and an Arduino Nano. Perfect for making custom lighting patterns and/or control the led strip from your computer. It uses the Mosfet gates from the Amplifier to control the LED strip without putting a load on the Arduino. Because of the design o...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:07:01 PST
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Stormtrooper-Nightlight/
Sugar skull stormtrooper nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/NWKZ/IKBHS73A/F7ANWKZIKBHS73A.SMALL.jpg dmilesson This light work by lightning acrylic from the side, the acrylic is etched which creates a nice glowing effect.The acrylic is etched and cut with a laser cutter. Inside there is an Arduino that powers the 5v RGB LEDs, and it's programed to very slowly fade between different colors.You'll need: Acryli...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:03:31 PST
THE BATMAN LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-BATMAN-LAMP/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:14:00 PST
How to Make an Arcade Marquee Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arcade-Marquee-Lightbox/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:03:45 PST
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-Photo-Frame-Make-a-Perfect-Valentines-or/
LED Heart Photo Frame - Make a Perfect Valentine's or Birthday Present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/XJI3/IK8MWSS2/FIPXJI3IK8MWSS2.SMALL.jpg Dejan Nedelkovski Hello! In this instructable I will show you how you can make this awesome LED Heart Photo Frame. For all Electronics Enthusiasts! Make the perfect Valentine's, Birthday or Anniversary present for your loved ones!You can watch the Demo Video of this project on the video below and read the step by ste...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:59:37 PST
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-LED-Snow-Heart-Valentine/
Color Changing LED Snow Heart Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/XEQO/IK7N7H2K/F59XEQOIK7N7H2K.SMALL.jpg BillT3 Don't let the leftover snow from the recent "Snowzilla" storm go to waste. Show your loved ones how much you care with a giant Valentine's Day snow heart in the front yard. Not your average snow heart, this display is jazzed up by embedding color-changing LED holiday lights into the snow for a br...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:57:45 PST
Illuminated Pencil Box with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Pencil-Box-With-Arduino/
Illuminated Pencil Box with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/V0XE/IK5S3GQP/FAUV0XEIK5S3GQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/V0XE/IK5S3GQP/FAUV0XEIK5S3GQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/V0XE/IK5S3GQP/FAUV0XEIK5S3GQP.SMALL.jpg ChristophF1 I found a little wooden box and thought about making it a nice rest for my pens. I think there are several - perhaps easier and cheaper methods to modify this little box - but I just wanted to use stuff I had already at home.• Wooden Box• LED Strip• Transistor - since the LED strip I had was 12v• Br...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:52:32 PST
Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
Flashy steampunk goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/FPSD/IK5S3FJL/FDFFPSDIK5S3FJL.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey guys,Here is a small project that includes a little bit of crafting and a little bit of coding. It's really accessible to anyone with basic soldering skills and should not take you more than a couple hours once you have all the parts you need.Those goggles can display every imaginable colour and...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
Fading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-Lamp/
Fading Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/QV4Q/IK5PYVJK/FPYQV4QIK5PYVJK.SMALL.jpg pascal0312 Hey everybody,This will be a tutorial to make a lamp that gives a pulsating light. There are leds inside the lamp and when you turn it on it gives a nice fading effect.I decided to create a hexagon shape since I'm not an expert in AutoCAD and I tried to create another shape but this was too big and ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:06:04 PST
Simon Says with LEDs and sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-With-LEDs-and-Sound/
Simon Says with LEDs and sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello and welcome back to Instructables! Many of us have all played Simon Says where inevitably you find yourself hopping around on one foot while making elephant noises and you wonder to yourself why it was ever a good idea to say "yeah, I'll come play". But perhaps while you could do without the m...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 15:31:28 PST
USB color changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:29:12 PST
Raspberry Pi IoT: Temperature and humidity monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-IoT-Temperature-and-Humidity-Monitor/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:38:32 PST
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Ways-to-Make-Multi-Surface-LED-Tags-Taggie-/
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,today I'm publishing my 20th Instructable & YouTube video! To do so I decided to roll 4 Mini Projects into one and hope that you'll like it. The inspiration for this project came from so called "throwies" which are basically powered LED's with a magnet that can be thrown against metallic...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:14:00 PST
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sensors-With-a-Microprocessor/
Reading sensors with a microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/VHGS/IJWWM66K/FO5VHGSIJWWM66K.SMALL.jpg rickharris In my previous Instructable I showed how simple commands could be used to turn on a microprocessor output and light an LED.http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC...I should stress I am not connected with Picaxe and these projects are ones I used in School to teach programming to school k...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:48:51 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
Robot Heartbeat Valentine Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Heartbeat-Valentine-Card/
Robot Heartbeat Valentine Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/2EOK/IJQOO21G/F202EOKIJQOO21G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/2EOK/IJQOO21G/F202EOKIJQOO21G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/2EOK/IJQOO21G/F202EOKIJQOO21G.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct This fun valentine card uses Chibitronics circuit stickers to bring an adorable robot to life. For this card you'll need:Letter sized sheet of card stock (8.5"x11")Grey cardstockPink and white paper3 Chibitronics LED stickersChibitronics heartbeat effect stickerCopper tapeCoin cell batteryTape and/o...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:44:58 PST
A beginner's guide to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Arduino/
A beginner's guide to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/W5LA/IJSV0SWL/F6QW5LAIJSV0SWL.SMALL.jpg tttapa After some years of experimenting with Arduino, I decided that the time has come to share the knowledge I've acquired. So I here it goes, a guide to Arduino, with the bare basics for beginners and some more advanced explanations for people who are somewhat more familiar with electronics.Every step w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 04:55:30 PST
Infinity Mirror Clock Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-Making/
Infinity Mirror Clock Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/FNCI/IJQOM0D0/F88FNCIIJQOM0D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/FNCI/IJQOM0D0/F88FNCIIJQOM0D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/FNCI/IJQOM0D0/F88FNCIIJQOM0D0.SMALL.jpg fs woodworking Making an infinity mirror clock is a very fun proccess. Anybody can do it and once you finish it you will be amazed!So lets get started!Here is a video step by step: What you will need: 1. An old wall clock, the rim diameter of mine was 30cm 2. A round mirror with a 10mm hole right in the center...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 23:07:12 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
Shake Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This takes some shake to make! Time to make some light with the original shake weight, the piston generator. No batteries needed! Just some good old fashioned human power. This is one of my favorites for an introduction to electro-magnetism, and works great in concert with showing that electricity c...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Rad-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Light-Bo/
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how I made this Nightmare Before Christmas LED Light Box thingie featuring Oogie Boogie.Some of the tools I used:SawzallAngle GrinderWelderX-Carve CNC MachineBelt SanderDrill PressLeather DyeNow, you don't have to have an X-Carve to cut this stuff, You can...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:10:57 PST
Photography Light Box Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Photography-Light-Box-Tent/
Photography Light Box Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/2KUP/IJSV0BYH/FXG2KUPIJSV0BYH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran If you are an enthusiast photographer, you probably havetried couple of lightning techniques before. One of the most common tools that product photographers use is the photography tent which we will make in this project. For the 2D-design we will be using Inkscape because it’s free and easy to use s...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:02:14 PST
Lets program a PIC microprocessor http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Program-a-PIC-Microprocessor/
Lets program a PIC microprocessor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/1WL7/IJUCH1VQ/FYH1WL7IJUCH1VQ.SMALL.jpg rickharris OK How hard can programming a PIC microprocessor be?Well it depends, some are harder than others for several reasons, The programming language, the type of microprocessor, the ease of use of the editing software and most importantly how familiar you are with it all.So lets look at one of the easiest...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:17:41 PST
Light a storage room with LED rope light http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-a-Storage-Room-With-LED-Rope-Light/
Light a storage room with LED rope light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/UZ02/IJQOBPYE/FZNUZ02IJQOBPYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/UZ02/IJQOBPYE/FZNUZ02IJQOBPYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/UZ02/IJQOBPYE/FZNUZ02IJQOBPYE.SMALL.jpg mhill I have storage closets in my basement that have a single light bulb and a pull string switch - good light right by it, but bad when you get into the corners, or under the stairs. Now that LED lights are coming down in price I decided to figure out a way to light the space - as easily as I could.Firs...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:36:33 PST
Awesome Wooden Furniture Display With LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Wooden-Furniture-Display-With-LEDs/
Awesome Wooden Furniture Display With LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KODH/IJSX18M2/FT9KODHIJSX18M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KODH/IJSX18M2/FT9KODHIJSX18M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/KODH/IJSX18M2/FT9KODHIJSX18M2.SMALL.jpg RCLifeOn My wish is to give at least one of you some inspiration to decorate your house. Don't get intimidated of soldering, it's super easy and very inexpensive these days. What Will I Need? LED Lights (http://www.ebay.com/itm/5M-3528-300-LED-SMD-Flexib...)22awg Cable (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Stranded-Eq...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 11:26:08 PST
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Voltmeter-for-Quadcopter/
Emergency Voltmeter for Quadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/H9D5/IJRFK2EH/F6IH9D5IJRFK2EH.SMALL.jpg ivver So, for the beginning I want to explain why I did it the way I did. I was flying my quad at night and crashed it in tall grass, after some time I found out that I lost my lipo baterry monitor and I still had few more fully charged batteries. So I went inside and take what I found laying around and m...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 09:44:30 PST
Arduino Dollhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Dollhouse/
Arduino Dollhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/WMDP/IJQO7901/FQOWMDPIJQO7901.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/WMDP/IJQO7901/FQOWMDPIJQO7901.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/WMDP/IJQO7901/FQOWMDPIJQO7901.SMALL.jpg ichicken A fun project for learning basic Arduino programming, 3D printing, PCB construction, component soldering, wiring - all guaranteed to let you enjoy yourself AT LEAST as much as your child:) What you'll need Your needs may vary according to dollhouse size, LED type, screw mount, available 3D printe...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 06:02:00 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
How to make an LED light box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
How to make an LED light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/3J5D/IJQ00LX5/FGO3J5DIJQ00LX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/3J5D/IJQ00LX5/FGO3J5DIJQ00LX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/3J5D/IJQ00LX5/FGO3J5DIJQ00LX5.SMALL.jpg seamster This is how I made a simple LED light box. There are hundreds of instructions around on how to make light boxes (aka, tracing light boxes, animation boxes, etc.) . . . from quick-and-dirty versions, to fairly technical versions. This one falls somewhere in the middle. It is solidly-built with minima...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:12:29 PST
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spotlight-Upgrade-LED-Hack/
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim I have an old Dorcy Spotlight which I use all the time. Unfortunately, the Fluorescent Auxiliary light that is incorporated into this unit was failing. I wanted to keep this feature of the light. I had an old LED flashlight that the switch did not work properly, so I thought a good way to upgrade...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:56 PST
LDR Shield for a programmable LED http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Shield-for-a-Programmable-LED/
LDR Shield for a programmable LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/9J8D/IJOS9MFM/FSO9J8DIJOS9MFM.SMALL.jpg ahriant In this instructable I will be showing how to setup a shield for a programmable LED that allows you to change the colours through red green and blue by using 3 light dependent resistors. This tutorial uses Arduino & Max7, and although I have set up the LED as part of the shield, I will not be using ...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:47:49 PST
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-15-Apple-Macbook-Retina-ADALIGHT/
Ambilight for 15" Apple Macbook Retina (ADALIGHT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/YTNI/IJN7EQPQ/F4EYTNIIJN7EQPQ.SMALL.jpg ErwinF2 During this class 'Smart Objects' I designed a "Ambilight" frame for my 15" Apple MacBook Retina. In this instructable I will guide you how to build one for yourself. But first check out the pics/video to see whatsup! What you'll need? In order to follow this Instructable I advice to use the same...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:55:25 PST
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-With-ESP8266-and-Visuino/
Blink with ESP8266 and Visuino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/V6WH/IJN7CV4H/FVXV6WHIJN7CV4H.SMALL.jpg BoianM In my last Instructable, I showed you how to prepare the Arduino IDE to program ESP 8266 modules.In this Instructable I will show you how you can program the ESP 8266 with Visuino.It is a tradition to start with a Blink project, so we will do a Blink with ESP 8266.Please note that the annotation on ...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:24:45 PST
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-in-the-World-Are-Mom-Dad/
Where in the world are Mom & Dad? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/XCFI/IJM00K9K/FDMXCFIIJM00K9K.SMALL.jpg JonBush My wife and I recently went on a winter getaway and left our two small children behind (praise the lord). In the past when we have gone on trips we have discussed where we are going and pointed it out on a map and sometimes we have drawn where we would be flying into, driving, etc. It was fun to ta...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:09:33 PST
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-a-Temperature-Sensor/
Getting Started with a Temperature Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/01SG/IJM076ZU/FNZ01SGIJM076ZU.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems Using basic electronic sensors, we can build our own heat detector. The main component, which is the LM35DZ temperature sensor, is used to measure the current room temperature. Based on the measurement, the detector will warn the user using other sensors such as the buzzer and the LED to indicate wh...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:34:15 PST
3D Printed Earth Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Earth-Lamp/
3D Printed Earth Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/72YE/IJM02B7K/FUT72YEIJM02B7K.SMALL.jpg KetchupMustard For this project I used created a cool decoration. With a 3D printer and some filament this is a cheap, simple accessory to add to their work desk, as an addition to your home, or you can even hang it up as a nice lamp with a couple more materials. Materials For this ornament I bought an LED ligh...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:19:01 PST
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Hum-Detector-Static-Electricity-Detector/
Mains Hum Detector / Static Electricity Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/PNR6/IJM06BH7/F80PNR6IJM06BH7.SMALL.jpg abhirooprobotics Welcome,This instructable is about a small and easy circuit which detects Mains Hum i.e you can detect where mains wires are located from outside of the wall.It also detects Static Electricity and also can be disguised as a Ghost Detector.So,Just follow the steps and you can build it in no time! E...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 07:59:23 PST
Dancing on fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-on-Fire/
Dancing on fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/WVZV/IJLRU4LK/F0NWVZVIJLRU4LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/WVZV/IJLRU4LK/F0NWVZVIJLRU4LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/WVZV/IJLRU4LK/F0NWVZVIJLRU4LK.SMALL.jpg Lauren De Raedt Hi! We are Stan, Lauren and Obed and we are students at Howest, Kortrijk. We are in our second year of the study Industrial Product Design. For our course Design&Prototyping we had a group work, in association with Bolwerk. This is a company which makes entertainment installations for events. We had...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:25:13 PST
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-RUNNING-LIGHTS/
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/U8RO/IJLZXTG2/FI9U8ROIJLZXTG2.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC Well...I'm driving down the road in my convertedbus to RV and started to notice more and morecars have running lights. Some lights even looklike the cars logo. So why can't I have runninglights on my 89 bus!Well, I tried but failed in the next step. Failed 5mm white led I ordered 100 leds and mad...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:19:59 PST
Light Up Cat Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cat-Decor/
Light Up Cat Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/DB9U/IJKCLKEN/FPTDB9UIJKCLKEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/DB9U/IJKCLKEN/FPTDB9UIJKCLKEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/DB9U/IJKCLKEN/FPTDB9UIJKCLKEN.SMALL.jpg mackderin To start this project you will need:Laser CutterWood of your choiceCandle/Holiday lights Designing your box You can choose any picture you would like. I chose a cat. Go to Google and type in a picture of your choice and save it to your computer. Go to Inventor, make a part, click sketch, Insert, ...
By: mackderin

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:32:23 PST
Lightsaber Wall Lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Lightsaber-Lamp/
Lightsaber Wall Lamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/6N1H/IJM03H0X/FK36N1HIJM03H0X.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Some of you know that the force is strong in my family, but sometimes the dark side tries to scare my young Padawan, specially in the nights when he dreams about conquers the Galaxy,but thats no problem for us.That´s why our main weapon it´s the Lightsaber but not any Lightsaber I´m Talking of my Hu...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:51:22 PST