Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:29:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mod to the ultimate USB... U3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-to-the-ultimate-USB-U3/
Mod to the ultimate USB... U3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Z095/GATU1V1O/FWYZ095GATU1V1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Z095/GATU1V1O/FWYZ095GATU1V1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/Z095/GATU1V1O/FWYZ095GATU1V1O.SMALL.gif CodeFreakC Hey guys, One of my recent projects was to venture to the shops and return with the holy grail of USB's. A U3 Drive Upon reaching the store I looked at the outrageous price being charged for a U3 drive. A U3 drive, with half the storage of the equivalent Lexar drive was twice the price! So I went wi...
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:21:15 PDT
Make rope out of dead plants -- with no tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-rope-out-of-dead-plants----with-no-tools/
Make rope out of dead plants -- with no tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/ELOC/F3ER7VVD/FMJELOCF3ER7VVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/ELOC/F3ER7VVD/FMJELOCF3ER7VVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/ELOC/F3ER7VVD/FMJELOCF3ER7VVD.SMALL.jpg phyzome I will teach you to make extremely strong rope out of common, dead plants with no need for tools. First, I'll walk you through the process of isolating some high-quality fiber from dead plants. (I demonstrate with dogbane, but milkweed is a fine substitute.) Then I'll show you the reverse wrap, whic...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2008 10:32:09 PDT
homemade solar cell using household items http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-solar-cell-using-household-items/
homemade solar cell using household items - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/CG9X/HUDMWB61/FS1CG9XHUDMWB61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/CG9X/HUDMWB61/FS1CG9XHUDMWB61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/CG9X/HUDMWB61/FS1CG9XHUDMWB61.SMALL.jpg anders625 Question: can someone make a solar cell at home using household items? Answer: yes you can using some very unusual items that are found a ground the house. Solar panels are great for producing clean electricity, the only problem is the cost to buy one can be in the thousands, and the cheaper ones ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:43:04 PDT
Pirate Key Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Key-Hook/
Pirate Key Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SMALL.jpg mosspossum Here's Yar Keys!!! Materials used 1-3/4" brass cup hook1-#6 brass finish washer1-small brass screw eye1- 8" X 6" wood plaque (approx)1-picture hook2-screws for picture hook1-graphite paper (size of picture) 1-picture of a pirate1-woodburner tool Getting the pirate picture onto your wood. Once...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:17 PDT
Farming in Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Farming-in-Minecraft/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:42:43 PDT
ice cream cake http://www.instructables.com/id/ice-cream-cake-1/
ice cream cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IUOY/HUDMSSIE/FZ0IUOYHUDMSSIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IUOY/HUDMSSIE/FZ0IUOYHUDMSSIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/IUOY/HUDMSSIE/FZ0IUOYHUDMSSIE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This is a copycat Dairy Queen ice cream cake. It's the one thing I always want for my birthday - the only gift I actually want, honestly. :D Since we've moved to California, they've been hard to get. The nearest Dairy Queen is 3-4 hours away by bus, so I had to get a Baskin Robbins ice cream cake t...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:10:55 PDT
Automatically water your small indoor plant using Arduino + pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatically-water-your-small-indoor-plant-using-/
Automatically water your small indoor plant using Arduino + pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/M37Z/HUBWU0Z9/FPMM37ZHUBWU0Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/M37Z/HUBWU0Z9/FPMM37ZHUBWU0Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/M37Z/HUBWU0Z9/FPMM37ZHUBWU0Z9.SMALL.jpg osmithy Have you ever wanted a little plant to brighten up your desk or home, but you're afraid that you'll forget to water it? Fear no longer! Using an Arduino, a scavenged wall-wart, and a peristaltic pump, you can set up your plant to be watered as often as you like, from a jug or any other vessel. To ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:05:10 PDT
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Three-Marshmallow-Toaster/
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SMALL.jpg glassgiant The only thing better than a toasted marshmallow is a perfectly toasted marshmallow.   You can make 'em three at a time with this.  You can also roast hotdogs, weiners, footlongs and tubesteaks.  So, it's versatile. You'll need some wood glue, 3/4 inch stock, 1/4 inch birch plywood,  3/8 inch spruc...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:25 PDT
Wooden Book Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Book-Helper/
Wooden Book Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7H6L/HTLEADFQ/FDI7H6LHTLEADFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7H6L/HTLEADFQ/FDI7H6LHTLEADFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7H6L/HTLEADFQ/FDI7H6LHTLEADFQ.SMALL.jpg laffinm This Instructable will show you how to build a small triangle that holds your book open. It comes in very handy and is easy to use Supplies/Tools The first step is to gather your supplies. You will need the following:• A large piece of 3/4 in. plywood• Sanding sponge/sandpaper• Jigsaw (or similar...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:14:52 PDT
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Ultralight-3-axis-Modular-Time-Lapse-Mo/
3D Printed, Ultralight, 3-axis Modular Time-Lapse Motion Control System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/DE1Z/HUDMSNDI/FM3DE1ZHUDMSNDI.SMALL.jpg Doug Urquhart This is the story of my first 3D printing project and how it helped to drastically reduce the overall weight of my 3-axis motion control time-lapse dolly system for easier transport on multi-day backcountry, backpacking trips. Not only did my first 3D printing project shave serious weight (in comp...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:30:21 PDT
introduction to electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/introduction-to-electricity/
introduction to electricity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/Q2A7/HU6BHS5S/FZEQ2A7HU6BHS5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/Q2A7/HU6BHS5S/FZEQ2A7HU6BHS5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/Q2A7/HU6BHS5S/FZEQ2A7HU6BHS5S.SMALL.jpg peer design This breadboard is designed to introduce 11-12 year old students to the most elementary laws of electricity (such as, e.g. a simple electrical circuit, simple switches, electrical loads, series and parallel circuits of electrical loads and batteries) by the means of simple experiments. CAUTION: ELE...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:33:20 PDT
Samsung TV On/Off Issue - Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-TV-OnOff-Issue-Repair/
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 15:21:01 PST
Corkmap - Lasercutting cork http://www.instructables.com/id/Corkmap-Lasercutting-cork/
Corkmap - Lasercutting cork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SMALL.jpg alepalan I love maps but most important I love meeting people from different parts of the world. Getting to know their stories and understanding their roots and history makes me feel connected to them. While I was doing my residency at Pier 9 we had recently moved to a new office space with white clean wal...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:17:40 PDT
How to hack into any computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-into-any-computer/
How to hack into any computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CYRL/GRFN1RO8/F3YCYRLGRFN1RO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CYRL/GRFN1RO8/F3YCYRLGRFN1RO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/CYRL/GRFN1RO8/F3YCYRLGRFN1RO8.SMALL.jpg seripj what you need all you need is a machete and a computer. start hacking Start hacking away at the computer with the machete. done. You have now hacked into the computer.
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:11:31 PDT
Easy Simple Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-2/
Easy Simple Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6GQH/HUDEP42K/FP86GQHHUDEP42K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6GQH/HUDEP42K/FP86GQHHUDEP42K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6GQH/HUDEP42K/FP86GQHHUDEP42K.SMALL.jpg TheStirlingEngineer                      What is a stirling engine? The Stirling Engine is a heat based engine that can do much more that turn a flywheel or CD in my case. Stirling Engines are currently only being used in special cases where quiet operation is very important. Because the Stirling Engine uses an externa...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:09:48 PDT
Muppet face cup cakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Muppet-face-cup-cakes/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:35:52 PDT
How to make Nuka-Cola Quantum http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Nuka-Cola-Quantum-1/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:39:08 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table/
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/HHEU/HTUV8LJ4/FN7HHEUHTUV8LJ4.SMALL.jpg Regax Create your own Interactive LED Beer Pong Table! This instructable will guide you through all of the steps to in order to create a one-of-a-kind beer pong table complete with cup detecting RGB pods, automatic ball washers, a 32x12 ping pong ball LED grid, side LED rings for spectators and an RF int...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:41 PDT
MP3 player "input" for car stereo. http://www.instructables.com/id/MP3-player-quotinputquot-for-car-stereo/
MP3 player "input" for car stereo. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RX8U/FY3KH710/F25RX8UFY3KH710.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RX8U/FY3KH710/F25RX8UFY3KH710.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RX8U/FY3KH710/F25RX8UFY3KH710.SMALL.jpg mikeklepacz This instructable was inspired by http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-auxiliary-MP3Ipod-input-to-your-cars-st/?ALLSTEPS so thank you "aka_bigred" who was the original author. This mod will allow you to add an MP3 player input jack to your car stereo. This is made for a Stereo with a CD player WI...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2009 20:27:25 PDT
Acrylic Skeleton Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Skeleton-Clock/
Acrylic Skeleton Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/1TYC/HUDEP3YI/F981TYCHUDEP3YI.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is a clock made fully out of acrylic! This was originally was my year 13 mechanical engineering college project, we had to research, design and build a project for a stakeholder, this including lots of recording so there is no shortage of photos. the use of acrylic for a main building m...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:19:35 PDT
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-multimeter-shield-for-Arduino/
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/97V1/HUAXJQJ4/FRU97V1HUAXJQJ4.SMALL.jpg Milen This instructable describes a shield, which converts "Arduino" board in a digital multimeter (DMM). The shield can be inserted on "Arduino" UNO und Duemilanove boards. It can work in three modes: standalone - the measurement data can be seen at the character or graphical LCM connecte...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:58 PDT
Koopa Troopa Bacon Turtle Burgers http://www.instructables.com/id/Koopa-Troopa-Bacon-Turtle-Burgers/
Koopa Troopa Bacon Turtle Burgers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YHWD/HUEEM2MR/FWBYHWDHUEEM2MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YHWD/HUEEM2MR/FWBYHWDHUEEM2MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YHWD/HUEEM2MR/FWBYHWDHUEEM2MR.SMALL.jpg canida Do you harbor a not-so-secret nostalgia for Super Mario Brothers? A deep, greasy love for bacon? Do you keep watch for hidden coins and magic mushrooms? Then prove your side-scrolling street cred by taking on an entire army of Koopa Troopas in their final-boss bacon turtle burger form. You don't h...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:48:56 PDT
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-drawer-pulls/
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SMALL.jpg workislove Here is a set of wooden drawer pulls I made for a chest of drawers, made of the scroll saw in Techshop's wood shop. Last year I made a nice little chest of drawers - she's not pretty, but she's quite functional. It was my first furniture project after taking a wood-joinery class at Techshop. But it...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:38:14 PDT
The Real Axe For Men http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Real-Axe-For-Men/
The Real Axe For Men - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/Y5H0/HUCTRR2B/FL4Y5H0HUCTRR2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/Y5H0/HUCTRR2B/FL4Y5H0HUCTRR2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/Y5H0/HUCTRR2B/FL4Y5H0HUCTRR2B.SMALL.jpg bricobart Survival is always been one of my favorite topics on this site - besides paper, flowers, jewelry, pets & how-to-ease-hard-hangovers. One of those personal thoughts that is always coming back is 'If I had only one tool to choose, what would it be?'. The question has been answered a long time ago. It...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:44 PDT
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Digit-Backwards-counting-bluetooth-Clock/
Big Digit Backwards counting bluetooth Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/V132/HUBWU15P/FBMV132HUBWU15P.SMALL.jpg kenyer Why? I wanted to make my own big 7-segment digits for a long time now. I had some ideas how to do them differently. During the process I came to the conclusion that the standard 7-segment display isn't that bad :) . I did have to change something so I ended up with a 29-segment digit. I am really ha...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:34:08 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
Faux Stone Bench and Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/HP41/HUBJBZXR/FHUHP41HUBJBZXR.SMALL.jpg Joshblake I decided to start fixing up the back yard this year, but I wanted to do something a little more creative than just a potted plant or two. So I went searching online to learn how to create faux stone floors and walls and tried to learn all the tips and tricks I could in a short time. I had the idea ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Save-Stale-Bread/
3 Ways to Revive Stale Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DX8T/HUBWOAKK/F0MDX8THUBWOAKK.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Three simple and easy ways to save your stale bread. There are few things that are as delicious as a fresh baked loaf of bread hot out of the oven. It's also hard to eat an entire loaf of bread while it is at it's freshest. Keeping bread fresh is a losing battle, from the moment it is done baking...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:17:57 PDT
Large LEGO MineCraft Creeper Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-LEGO-MineCraft-Creeper-Bot/
Large LEGO MineCraft Creeper Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/05WQ/HUB894MO/FBZ05WQHUB894MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/05WQ/HUB894MO/FBZ05WQHUB894MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/05WQ/HUB894MO/FBZ05WQHUB894MO.SMALL.jpg joshdont We’re going to build a two foot tall robotic Minecraft Creeper powered by a LEGO Mindstorms EV3! If you don’t have an EV3 kit you can still build the Creeper! This was originally created for Brain Monkeys in Ann Arbor. This is a great weekend project. It can probably be done in an after...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:54:46 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
Rope Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SMALL.jpg VentureScout So you need a way to get up and down from your tree house, but you left you ladder at home. Don't worry, just grab some rope and make this cool rope ladder. The Ropes If you only have one rope, you can just fold it in half and start about 1 ft from the middle. I have used two ropes as it is easie...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-pac-n-go-Chair/
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SMALL.jpg cahelming A chair designed for functionality, affordability, out door comfort, and easily disassembled for storage. More importantly it can be fabricated out of a limited amount of materials and tools. TOOLS: - Drill with 1/2" drill bit- - Jig Saw with wood saw blade - Clamps - Router with 1/2" di...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:20:08 PDT
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Aqua-Bead-Nightlight/
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/XUDW/HUBWO7HN/FC5XUDWHUBWO7HN.SMALL.jpg Kamisha King This is a quick tutorial on how to make a beginner LED Nightlight.  I originally made this for my little brother to help keep the monsters at bay. Materials Large Tube Small Tube LED Lights Wire (anything conductive) Pipe Cap (fits over large tube) Lilypad Arduino Aqua Beads (glass shards, water,...
By: Kamisha King

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:17 PDT
Breath Freshening Lip Balm http://www.instructables.com/id/Breath-Freshening-Lip-Balm/
Breath Freshening Lip Balm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/CF2P/HUBWNZV8/FNRCF2PHUBWNZV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/CF2P/HUBWNZV8/FNRCF2PHUBWNZV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/CF2P/HUBWNZV8/FNRCF2PHUBWNZV8.SMALL.jpg amalkhan If I tell you not to lick your lips, will you anyway? Lips have the most densely concentrated amount of nerve endings than any other part of the body! So when you're lips are chapped, you can really feel it. Chapped lips can not only be annoying but can be made worse by dehydration, sun damage, hor...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:46:28 PDT
How to Make a Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Go-Kart/
How to Make a Go-Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SMALL.jpg thegokartguy DesignThe first thing you need to do, is make a design. You have to design everything for it to work out in the end. First is to design the frame. How big is it going to be, how wide? Draw it on a sheet of copy paper first and think of how long you want it. Figure out all of the dimensions and angle...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:10:33 PDT
Computer Power Supply to Bench Power Supply Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Power-Supply-to-Bench-Power-Supply-Adapte/
Computer Power Supply to Bench Power Supply Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/XFS6/HU5THIQG/FQNXFS6HU5THIQG.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos There are a lot of ways that you can re-purpose and reuse old electronics. For instance, a computer power supply can make a great bench power supply for your workshop. There are already a lot of tutorials online that show how to convert an old computer power supply into a bench power supply. But ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:59:50 PDT
Pulley Clothesline http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-Clothes-Line/
Pulley Clothesline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/H5ZV/FSSIUXTC/FMYH5ZVFSSIUXTC.SMALL.jpg tommyrusso Dry clothes without electricity! This simple and inexpensive ($20) pulley clothesline allows you to stay in a stationary shaded area while your clothes take the journey. Materials used - PVC Clothesline Living in Hawaii, line dried clothes just makes sense (CENTS!). I've tried several types of c...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 01:08:48 PDT
How to Polish Titanium. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Titanium/
How to Polish Titanium. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Titanium is the literally the hardest metal I've worked with. It's still metal though and metal can be polished. It doesn't have to take long either. This piece is a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. It's grade 2 titanium and measures about 2" X 1/2". I spent about 45 seconds per step with exception of t...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:00:15 PDT
Bottle Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Radio/
Bottle Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SMALL.jpg 10040477 Have you ever wondered about using an object for music instead of an ordinary radio? Now you can with the Bottle Radio! The Bottle Radio uses only the energy of the radio waves sent  by radio transmitters. It has very few parts, and needs no batteries or other power source. For the radio wave catche...
By: 10040477

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:11:12 PDT
3D Laser Cut Art http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-Art/
3D Laser Cut Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/3M7Y/HUBWNDIX/FTM3M7YHUBWNDIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/3M7Y/HUBWNDIX/FTM3M7YHUBWNDIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/3M7Y/HUBWNDIX/FTM3M7YHUBWNDIX.SMALL.jpg jrwong236 Material: 24x18in 1/8in maple plywood Wood Glue Q-Tips Tools: Laser Cutter Illustrator (or any other vector graphics editor) AI File 1. you need to make a vector file for the laser cutter. The way I draw my images is usually live tracing and expanding images on the internet to turn them int...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:55:46 PDT
What is MIDI? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-MIDI/
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By: amandaghassaei

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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 21:32:36 PDT
PCB UV Exposure Box http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-UV-Exposure-Box/
PCB UV Exposure Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/A12O/HOHYM17C/FU6A12OHOHYM17C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/A12O/HOHYM17C/FU6A12OHOHYM17C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/A12O/HOHYM17C/FU6A12OHOHYM17C.SMALL.jpg bhiew Making my own PCB UV exposure box is so much cheaper and very simple to build, yet is also a very effective way to develop my own PCB at home. The box was made out of MDF board which I recycled from a used carton box. Most people will just throw all these away. I just spent on the electrical stuff...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:12:11 PST
Stackable Free Standing Potato Ring Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Stackable-Free-Standing-Potato-Ring-Tower/
Stackable Free Standing Potato Ring Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/K3R8/HUBWNOGJ/FH1K3R8HUBWNOGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/K3R8/HUBWNOGJ/FH1K3R8HUBWNOGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/K3R8/HUBWNOGJ/FH1K3R8HUBWNOGJ.SMALL.jpg mrwerley I wanted to try potato growing in my raised bed garden.  I also wanted to try a potato tower to minimize space and maximize yield. The potatoes fill the volume of the tower so that 1) they take less space in the garden, 2) you get more yield, and 3) you don’t have to dig for them.  Although there ar...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:33:44 PDT
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-french-curves/
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a set of wooden french curves using the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. French curves are very handy drafting tools, and for woodworkers they are great to have around the shop to lay out simple and attractive free-form curves on projects. I've bough...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:27:09 PDT
Custom Flagstone Backyard Patio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-asymmetrical-stone-tiles-in-you-bac/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:53:35 PDT
You should dolphinitely be my Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/You-should-dolphinitely-be-my-Valentine/
You should dolphinitely be my Valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/2QBE/HCV8X5U4/FRM2QBEHCV8X5U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/2QBE/HCV8X5U4/FRM2QBEHCV8X5U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/2QBE/HCV8X5U4/FRM2QBEHCV8X5U4.SMALL.jpg katelyn.devine A banana. Made into a dolphin. Made into a Valentine. This crafty yet, sweet Valentines idea is perfect for anyone who loves animals, bananas, as well as a clever pun! It's easy to create and will make anyone's day.  Supplies For starters, you're definitely going to need a banana.  As well as on...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:30:04 PST
How A Prosthetic Leg Is Made! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-A-Prosthetic-Leg-Is-Made/
How A Prosthetic Leg Is Made! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8VH0/HTRVHHWV/FQ48VH0HTRVHHWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8VH0/HTRVHHWV/FQ48VH0HTRVHHWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/8VH0/HTRVHHWV/FQ48VH0HTRVHHWV.SMALL.jpg Pat_Maroney Being an amputee is difficult, no two ways about it. No matter what the circumstances behind an amputation are for a person, the loss of a limb is almost always a traumatic, strange, and depressing thing to endure and accept.  Fortunately the field of orthotics, prosthetics, and physical therapy hav...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:57:11 PDT
Laser Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Crown/
Laser Crown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/HVW5/HUBWOCDU/FK1HVW5HUBWOCDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/HVW5/HUBWOCDU/FK1HVW5HUBWOCDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/HVW5/HUBWOCDU/FK1HVW5HUBWOCDU.SMALL.jpg p3nguin **Update** Check back in a day or so. I am working on making it a little easier to cut with more common acrylic sizes and improved construction. Looks like I've found a way to sell the acrylic parts if you're interested in making it yourself. I need to prototype it with some new acrylic sizes and ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:37:42 PDT
Updated: Wireless Car Charger for Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Car-ChargerHolding-for-Smartphone/
Updated: Wireless Car Charger for Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SMALL.jpg mikestevens! Update: I decided I want a more professional feel for the device. I created a 3D printed attachment that holds the electronics. Are you tired of multiple power cords laying around your car? Constantly plugging my phone in was getting to me so instead of hassling with cords, I re-purposed a Qi charg...
By: mikestevens!

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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:29:12 PDT
Steampunk Mood Machine II http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Mood-Machine-II/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:24:14 PST
Ornate Ear Cuff Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornate-Ear-Cuff-Tutorial/
Ornate Ear Cuff Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PHNJ/HUBJBEMD/FG5PHNJHUBJBEMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PHNJ/HUBJBEMD/FG5PHNJHUBJBEMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PHNJ/HUBJBEMD/FG5PHNJHUBJBEMD.SMALL.jpg Gailavira This tutorial teaches you how to make an ear cuff that is decorated with beautiful coiled swirls and beads. Materials: • 15” 20g round dead soft wire • 3½” 20g round Half hard or full hard wire (dead soft will work if you harden it a bit before working with it) • 18’ 28g round dead soft wire • 1 4m...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:34:41 PDT
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Tarp-Into-a-Rugged-Survival-Pack/
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UPOS/HU843IKN/FIFUPOSHU843IKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UPOS/HU843IKN/FIFUPOSHU843IKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UPOS/HU843IKN/FIFUPOSHU843IKN.SMALL.jpg M3G If you get stranded in the wilderness, you most likely want your hands free. This is an extremely quick and simple to make pack for carrying your outdoor essentials. It is ultralight, water resistant, made from relatively easy-to-find materials (the hardest part will be locating the fabric), and is ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:09:17 PDT