Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - mod - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:39:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Game Controller Button Location Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controller-Button-Location-Mod/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:36:33 PDT
How to Create a “Modern Mod” Look http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Modern-Mod-Look/
How to Create a “Modern Mod” Look - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/L3LI/HU1RUNLW/F3OL3LIHU1RUNLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/L3LI/HU1RUNLW/F3OL3LIHU1RUNLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/L3LI/HU1RUNLW/F3OL3LIHU1RUNLW.SMALL.jpg Kiriko Kikuchi Today we’re going put together a “modern mod” look. The mods were on the cutting edge of fashion in the 60s. They were known for their chic, geometric haircuts, bold yet easy-to-dance-in fashion, and dramatic makeup and accessories. Mod-ify Your Hair The mods wore their hair in bold, geometric sh...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:47:09 PDT
Extreme Nerf Nite Finder Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Nerf-Nite-Finder-Mod/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:12:25 PDT
Modify a Toy Spy Camera For Other Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Toy-Spy-Camera-For-Other-Applications/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:54:54 PDT
Clone Trooper Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-Trooper-Mod/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 07:09:02 PDT
Talking Caps Lock Key Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Talking-Caps-Lock-Key-Prank/
Talking Caps Lock Key Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/IVPL/HSPP729P/FJHIVPLHSPP729P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/IVPL/HSPP729P/FJHIVPLHSPP729P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/IVPL/HSPP729P/FJHIVPLHSPP729P.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Do you know someone that types with the Caps Lock on? How would you like to modify their keyboard so that it yells at them when they hit the Caps Lock key? In this project I am going to show you how to do just that. All you have to do is wire a small sound module to the circuit board inside the ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 06:40:19 PDT
Lets make a Anti Allergen vacuum cleaner (Genesis-like) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-Anti-Allergen-vacuum-cleaner-Genesis-l/
Lets make a Anti Allergen vacuum cleaner (Genesis-like) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DNHU/HSJAPU1O/F86DNHUHSJAPU1O.SMALL.jpg Ironwave That's a pic of a store bought vacuum cleaner... So, What is this ible actually about then? This is a mod to change the way it works slightly. In stead of using the original paper replaceable filter element, it now uses nothing but water. A bit cheaper to replace, and filtering the air reall...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:53:30 PDT
Rapid Fire Mouse Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapid-Fire-Mouse-Button/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:27:49 PST
Instructables Robot Toilet Paper Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Toilet-Paper-Holder/
Instructables Robot Toilet Paper Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SKND/HS189DMJ/FTWSKNDHS189DMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SKND/HS189DMJ/FTWSKNDHS189DMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/SKND/HS189DMJ/FTWSKNDHS189DMJ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Those of you lucky enough to have wood shop in your junior high school may have had to make a set of horsie bookends. A very basic first project that just involves some cuts, glue, maybe nails and a lot of sanding. It was an introduction to how to set up your plane or use some sharp tools without cu...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:59:20 PST
18 Shot Nerf Strongarm http://www.instructables.com/id/18-Shot-Nerf-Strongarm/
18 Shot Nerf Strongarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/RZ24/HRPSYOXM/FLZRZ24HRPSYOXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/RZ24/HRPSYOXM/FLZRZ24HRPSYOXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/RZ24/HRPSYOXM/FLZRZ24HRPSYOXM.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv After building my 18 shot Nerf Maverick I have been asked countless times, whether it is possible to build an 18 shot Nerf Strongarm. So I decided to give it a shot (no pun intended :-)). In comparison a few more alterations are needed and the pieces that connect the barrels are a bit more challengi...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:45:53 PST
DIY Hi-Fi: Grado Headphone Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Grado-Headphone-Modification/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:37:38 PST
Ultimate Nerf Stryfe Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Nerf-Stryfe-Mod/
Ultimate Nerf Stryfe Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/6YFU/HLO2IGNQ/FSY6YFUHLO2IGNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/6YFU/HLO2IGNQ/FSY6YFUHLO2IGNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/6YFU/HLO2IGNQ/FSY6YFUHLO2IGNQ.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv This modification will allow you to control the motor speed of a Nerf Stryfe and thereby the impact force of the Nerf darts. The Stryfe is my favourite Nerf gun, but like all electronic blasters in its stock form it is kind of weak. There are multiple instruction on the web on how to perform a volta...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 01:52:44 PST
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre http://www.instructables.com/id/Brownie-8mm-Movie-Camera-Mini-Media-Centre/
Brownie 8mm Movie Camera - Mini Media Centre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/QPAV/HPKJBAM1/FP2QPAVHPKJBAM1.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Convert an 8mm Brownie movie camera into a mini media centre. Firstly the bad news - you have to destroy a vintage movie camera.  The good news though is these Kodak Brownie 8mm movie camera's are a dime a dozen and can be purchased really cheaply on eBay.   The Kodak Brownie 8 Movie Camera is a t...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:51:30 PST
Felted inductively heated house shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-inductively-heated-house-shoes/
Felted inductively heated house shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/VXIE/HPFZZRMA/FR4VXIEHPFZZRMA.SMALL.jpg derwassi In this instructable I'll show you how I solved the problem of my girlfriend having cold feet all the time.  Because warm shoes fit perfectly to the coldest time of the year, those shoes will be her christmas present:-) I've seen quiet a few solutions to warm up your feet by the use of a heating el...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 09:36:35 PST
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-Mod-for-CREE-T6-Bicycle-Light-Waterp/
Quick-release Mod for CREE T6 Bicycle Light + Waterproof Battery Bottle (cheap/free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/Y6H1/HP1KOSPW/FQAY6H1HP1KOSPW.SMALL.jpg confu I bought this kind of "upper beam headlights" for my bike: http://www.amazon.com/SecurityIng%C2%AE-3800Lm-Headlight-Headlamp-Bicycle/dp/B009QX8B2Q/ Maybe not the safest electronics* but dirt-cheap and bright as @$%&. Disregarding some safety issues* I was annoyed by the cumbersome way of attachin...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:44:12 PST
Hand Crank TV Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-TV-Lift/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:05:41 PST
Instamatic Film Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-Instamatic-Film-Into-a-Digital-Camera-and-Vide/
Instamatic Film Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/OQNU/HNE3ZKIY/FLSOQNUHNE3ZKIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/OQNU/HNE3ZKIY/FLSOQNUHNE3ZKIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/OQNU/HNE3ZKIY/FLSOQNUHNE3ZKIY.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Turn an old 126 film cartridge from an Instamatic into a digital camera and video recorder. Anyone who was born in the 70’s (like me) will have photo albums full of old Instamatic and Polaroid photos.  Instamatic cameras were known as point-and-shoot cameras.  They were inexpensive, easy to load,...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:24:50 PDT
DIY T-shirt design: Spider web - No Sew http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-T-shirt-design-Spider-web/
DIY T-shirt design: Spider web - No Sew - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/C3UE/HN825BSY/F61C3UEHN825BSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/C3UE/HN825BSY/F61C3UEHN825BSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/C3UE/HN825BSY/F61C3UEHN825BSY.SMALL.jpg mmmmqc Make your own spider web design by cutting and weaving a T-shirt. Use a black T-shirt and wear a contrasting color underneath like red to make it stand out. Fits the Halloween theme! I made this shirt at TechShop San Jose. They have an adjustable mannequin dress form that makes it easy to work on t...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:39:12 PDT
WIRELESS 555 timer mouse modification http://www.instructables.com/id/WIRELESS-555-timer-mouse-modification/
WIRELESS 555 timer mouse modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/6LIX/HMMF0XNZ/F046LIXHMMF0XNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/6LIX/HMMF0XNZ/F046LIXHMMF0XNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/6LIX/HMMF0XNZ/F046LIXHMMF0XNZ.SMALL.jpg TSJWang First of all, my blog/the original. Second of all, I would like to mention how easy Instructables is to use. It's just so much easier to give instructions when you can label your pictures and answer comments. Lets get to business... A couple years ago I followed this instructable: Add a rapid-fir...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 14:14:20 PDT
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Matrix-Auto-Shotgun-A-Cool-Nerf-Versi/
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SMALL.jpg Attmos   Second Note-  I know I look pretty shaggy in the video. I had just finish building, hadn't shaved in a few days and was too exited to show off my gun to go make myself look better.  Also, I apologize for fliping the bird.  I lost my index finger in a ta...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:30:38 PST
Xbox Controller Case Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Xbox-Controller-Case-Mod/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:24:13 PDT
Sugru - Bike Chainstay Protector - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Bike-Chainstay-Protector/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 08:42:40 PDT
build shiney brass camera to use standard m42 lenses on posh medium format film! http://www.instructables.com/id/use-m42-lenses-on-medium-format-film/
build shiney brass camera to use standard m42 lenses on posh medium format film! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I6KO/HHS9S09Y/FDMI6KOHHS9S09Y.SMALL.jpg crazyg so i wanted to use lenses for 35mm film on medium format film.not quite as straght forward as you might think, medium format film likes its lenses far away and 35mm film like to be close to its lens..i explored the possibility of making a panaramic shift and a blend, due to forces beyond my ability ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:55:59 PDT
Create Custom My Little Pony Toys! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Custom-My-Little-Pony-Toys/
Create Custom My Little Pony Toys! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/8CY0/HHS9WL7E/FDN8CY0HHS9WL7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/8CY0/HHS9WL7E/FDN8CY0HHS9WL7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/8CY0/HHS9WL7E/FDN8CY0HHS9WL7E.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft You know there are a ton of ponies from the Friendship is Magic show that you'd love to have in toy form! Well, at least the list goes on and on for us... starting with Daring Do...and enters the realm of our own custom ponies! Here's a fabulous way to create your very own custom pony! It's a super ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:49:44 PDT
Add Wireless Charging to Your Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Wireless-Charging-to-Your-Smartphone/
Add Wireless Charging to Your Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/ZYIX/HHS9HRCV/FXXZYIXHHS9HRCV.SMALL.jpg harari today more and more smartphones support wireless charging, whether it's out-of-the-box or via an available hardware upgrade (special back cover). but there is no reason why all other USB charged devices shouldn't enjoy the luxury of wireless charging. in this instructable i'll show you how to add w...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:59:13 PDT
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Original credit goes  to alpinedelta here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad/ and here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad-1/ I really like the idea behind using a physical game pad for the inputs of various games on my phone, however I f...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
Pizza "Wings" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Wings-Costume/
Pizza "Wings" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SMALL.jpg Erratic.Chromatic I created this pizza costume for a volunteer fundraiser for charity.  I wanted to make a costume that would open and close/ expand and contract. After lots of brainstorming and trial and error... I made this!  This instructable shows you how to make the basic wings. You don't have to turn it into a ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 02:59:43 PDT
Rotary Phone iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Phone-iPod-Dock/
Rotary Phone iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DREG/HFSHF90U/FB2DREGHFSHF90U.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins I have always loved re-purposing one thing into another. This instructable will show pictures of my completed iPod dock with commentary on how I put it together. I apologize that I didn't take pictures through the whole process. I was just too excited about the project. Parts Needed Parts needed:...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 20:58:01 PDT
Continous Rotation Servo Mod - Adjustable Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Continous-Rotation-Servo-Mod-Adjustable-Method/
Continous Rotation Servo Mod - Adjustable Method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/Q2A0/HFSHT7WE/FYPQ2A0HFSHT7WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/Q2A0/HFSHT7WE/FYPQ2A0HFSHT7WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/Q2A0/HFSHT7WE/FYPQ2A0HFSHT7WE.SMALL.jpg charels88 I know there are a lot of methods for doing this but I was unhappy with the other methods.  Servos have 4 basic parts motor, gear train, controller board, and poteniometer(pot). The two things we need to modify are the gear train and the pot.  What I will do different is by using a different pot tha...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:43:58 PDT
How to make glitter buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-glitter-buttons/
How to make glitter buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/TF87/HELXKY19/F5UTF87HELXKY19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/TF87/HELXKY19/F5UTF87HELXKY19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/TF87/HELXKY19/F5UTF87HELXKY19.SMALL.jpg Zora K In this tutorial I will show you how to make your own glitter buttons. Ok, this is waht you will need:-buttons                                               -glitter                                               -Mod podge (matte)                                               -old brush             ...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 07:06:18 PDT
Varitone mod on Stratocaster clone guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Varitone-mod-on-Stratocaster-clone-guitar/
Varitone mod on Stratocaster clone guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/3HTX/HCJO56EU/FNB3HTXHCJO56EU.SMALL.jpg elektro-boy This Instructable is to show how i fitted a Varitone mod to my vintage Cruzer Stratocaster clone. I felt this was worthwhile as the guitar plays well and has a nice acton and i wanted to see if i could improve the tone.  **NOTE** **THIS IS NOT MY DESIGN! THERE ARE A NUMBER OF WEBSITES THAT SHOW TH...
By: elektro-boy

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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 05:21:35 PST
Cassette Tape MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassette-Tape-MP3-Player/
Cassette Tape MP3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/9VUH/HAQ31R6N/F019VUHHAQ31R6N.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I've been trying for some time to come up with a mod for the cassette tape.  Initially I thought it would be cool if I could stick a voice recorder into one of those tiny cassette tapes that used to be used in message machines (trying to ironic!) but it was way too small.  Then I hit upon using one...
By: lonesoulsurfer

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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:40:18 PST
Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-sensing-mouse-wheel-scroller/
Proximity sensing mouse wheel scroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ARGH/HA4M8F8X/FI2ARGHHA4M8F8X.SMALL.jpg hilukasz List of tools: 1. Exacto 2. Arduino Nano / USB chord (Mini-B) 3. Dremel / Drill 4. Paper & Pencil 5. Sharp IR Sensor (2Y0A21 F) 6. Hot glue gun 7. Solder gun / Solder 8. A small mirror Ok so you might ask, why the heck are you doing this to a trackball?! aren't those for people from the 80s?? the ...
By: hilukasz

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Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:24:30 PST
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Interior-LED-Lighting-Multicolor/
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/VOY3/HANAVVKU/FAUVOY3HANAVVKU.SMALL.jpg samalert Finally a super project you will like when daylight goes by 6 and dark side captures. If you like or this helped you get into your shoes or inspired to do something similar or more creative than please don't feel shy to VOTE ! I will be contesting for LED contest which closes on 7th Jan 2013 so plea...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:43:42 PST
Nerf FIRESTRIKE mod "Venturi Effect" http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-FIRESTRIKE-mod-Venturi-Effect/
Nerf FIRESTRIKE mod "Venturi Effect" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VXHK/HAWSLKBK/FC1VXHKHAWSLKBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VXHK/HAWSLKBK/FC1VXHKHAWSLKBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VXHK/HAWSLKBK/FC1VXHKHAWSLKBK.SMALL.jpg randyfivesix Super easy way to mod your Firesrike...... --If you don't believe me you can wikipedia "Venturi effect", Most people are only moding the barrel and spring!!!!! The restrictor Everyone knows that this is obviously the first part when moding a Nerf gun.... --Start with cutting out the center. The...
By: randyfivesix

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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 00:49:31 PST
Portable native MOD player based on Raspberry PI (plays MOD,S3M,IT,XM etc...). Uses BassPlay library. http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-native-MOD-player-based-on-Raspberry-PI-/
Portable native MOD player based on Raspberry PI (plays MOD,S3M,IT,XM etc...). Uses BassPlay library. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/C6HX/HAWSHQJI/FYXC6HXHAWSHQJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/C6HX/HAWSHQJI/FYXC6HXHAWSHQJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/C6HX/HAWSHQJI/FYXC6HXHAWSHQJI.SMALL.jpg Mr.Holub Description: Raspberry-PI based native MOD player to play music modules MOD,S3M,IT,XM among others. It uses command-line player based on bass-play libraries. Short description of music modules: Music modules originates from Amiga computers, later were transferred to another platforms. The main pr...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:51:46 PST
slit camera, zenit, low tek http://www.instructables.com/id/slit-camera-zenit-low-tek/
slit camera, zenit, low tek - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3786/HA4LGE77/FEP3786HA4LGE77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3786/HA4LGE77/FEP3786HA4LGE77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/3786/HA4LGE77/FEP3786HA4LGE77.SMALL.jpg crazyg whats a slit camera do? imagine a thin slice from the middle of a photo then keep taking that photo again and again putting the strips side by side you end up with horizontal stripes ,then something gets in the way of the photo the stripe configuration changes, the film is constantly moving,if somet...
By: crazyg

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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 18:07:00 PST
Fisheye lens for a rangefinder or mirrorless camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisheye-lens-for-a-rangefinder-camera/
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By: commiejay

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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:44:08 PST
Levitating Death Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Death-Star/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:35:07 PST
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-Millennium-Falcon-into-a-PC/
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/K8DQ/H9G0W8BC/FU6K8DQH9G0W8BC.SMALL.jpg BradJordan I wanted to build a unique computer to hook up to my TV to watch movies. I searched the Internet for a while trying to get an idea of what I could make it out of and finally ran across the 1979 Kenner Millennium Falcon. While I was searching I found only a few other people that have modded this, one...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:24:07 PST
Electric Light - LED Candle Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Light-Candle-Hack/
Electric Light - LED Candle Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/KS31/H7URCDFL/FYXKS31H7URCDFL.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Why re-invent the mousetrap? For that matter, why re-invent the candle?  It's been around forever, works every time, and does what is says on the box!  The Egyptians and Cretans were using candles made from beeswax, as early as 3000 BC.  This Instructable then is really just a homage to an invention...
By: lonesoulsurfer

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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 17:28:49 PDT
digital camera recase into film slr http://www.instructables.com/id/digital-camera-recase-into-film-slr/
digital camera recase into film slr - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/GBOX/H742PUT1/FCRGBOXH742PUT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/GBOX/H742PUT1/FCRGBOXH742PUT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/GBOX/H742PUT1/FCRGBOXH742PUT1.SMALL.jpg crazyg firstly i should point out that the slr was in very poor shape before i remodeled its innards , secondly the step by step bit is a bit vague i did this pre olympics in fact i finished it the night before the opening ceremony. took about 30 hours over several weeks misplacement the camera had 2 bo...
By: crazyg

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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 17:03:49 PDT
pc power supply on ps3 slim http://www.instructables.com/id/pc-power-supply-on-ps3-slim/
pc power supply on ps3 slim - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0Q4U/H7HY7OQG/F990Q4UH7HY7OQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0Q4U/H7HY7OQG/F990Q4UH7HY7OQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0Q4U/H7HY7OQG/F990Q4UH7HY7OQG.SMALL.jpg crazyg my ps3 has been down a while after i left it on the menu screen of a dvd overnight,then it wouldnt come back on, as sony have been getting a bit smug (anti piracy,many terms and conditions, and the constant internet need) i decided the last thing i was going to do was give them more money.(by buyin...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:28:01 PDT
Semi-Automatic Nerf Nitron Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Automatic-Nerf-Nitron-Mod/
Semi-Automatic Nerf Nitron Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/F9YF/H742SINO/FGJF9YFH742SINO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/F9YF/H742SINO/FGJF9YFH742SINO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/F9YF/H742SINO/FGJF9YFH742SINO.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to mod a Nerf Nitron into a semi-automatic gun. You might ask yourself, who in their right mind would turn a fully automatic gun into a half automatic one? The answer is simple, it gives you better control, is lighter and who has ever fired a Nerf Nitro...
By: BrittLiv

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:56:23 PDT
Move buttons on your xbox controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Relocate-buttons-on-your-xbox-controller/
Move buttons on your xbox controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/W3AJ/H6L5LRVU/FUMW3AJH6L5LRVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/W3AJ/H6L5LRVU/FUMW3AJH6L5LRVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/W3AJ/H6L5LRVU/FUMW3AJH6L5LRVU.SMALL.jpg 0Troy While playing call of duty on xbox live, I noticed some people dodging my bullets at close range by crouching and going prone WHILE firing and keeping their aim on me. If you're familiar with the controls for call of duty, this would mean their right thumb was holding down the B button AND moving t...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 22:37:45 PDT
Modding a Cordless Saw to run on 12 volts http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-Cordless-Saw-to-run-on-12-volts/
Modding a Cordless Saw to run on 12 volts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/12WP/H6739EF6/F4D12WPH6739EF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/12WP/H6739EF6/F4D12WPH6739EF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/12WP/H6739EF6/F4D12WPH6739EF6.SMALL.jpg mark101 I wanted a cordless saw. Canada Tire (3079 Boulevard des Sources, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9B 1Z6) had a sale on cordless saws. A regular priced saw is more than $100.00. This saw was about $20.00. There were about five of them in opened boxes in the store. I think they want to get rid of them. The...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 12:46:13 PDT
How to hack a servo for continuous rotation - TowerPro MG995 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-a-servo-for-continuous-rotation-Towe/
How to hack a servo for continuous rotation - TowerPro MG995 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/MBMW/H5TUB41V/FG9MBMWH5TUB41V.SMALL.jpg meanpc Why would you want or need to modify your perfectly good servo?  It turns out that servo motors are great little gear motors that can connect directly to a microcontroller without the need for a motor driver circuit.  The problem is that servo motors are made to turn between 90 and 180 degrees, for ...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:22:08 PDT
Super Mega Charcoal Grill (Rocket Grill) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mega-Charcoal-Grill-Rocket-Grill/
Super Mega Charcoal Grill (Rocket Grill) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0DRE/H1YOINYY/FDW0DREH1YOINYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0DRE/H1YOINYY/FDW0DREH1YOINYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0DRE/H1YOINYY/FDW0DREH1YOINYY.SMALL.jpg dlewisa I had one of these mini Weber grills sitting around taking up space for years. I think originally it was a free thing I picked up from a friend. I used it once or twice and then it sat in my shed until my friend Dean modified his. And it's an awesome mod. So I'm recreating it here. If you're using ...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 07:59:45 PDT
Hot Pants from T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Pants-from-T-shirt/
Hot Pants from T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/5ADF/H3Z38HWO/FS65ADFH3Z38HWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/5ADF/H3Z38HWO/FS65ADFH3Z38HWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/5ADF/H3Z38HWO/FS65ADFH3Z38HWO.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Make your own hot pants or booty shorts from a t-shirt!  I got this tee from Randofo when he was promoting his new Simple Bots ebook (check it out!).  I don't wear a lot of t-shirts, but I new I needed a new pair of shorts to kick around the house in. I traced the pattern from my favorite existing ...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:25:52 PDT
T-shirt in Disguise http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-in-Disguise/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:55:08 PDT