Instructables: exploring - video - energy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:36:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Very simple wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-simple-wind-turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IF8R/HUL8W8MF/FCPIF8RHUL8W8MF.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 Materials: 5v motor led plastic fan ~4" diameter glue fan to motor shaft hold led on motor leads (can also solder if desired) apply wind/compressed air I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 12:57:10 PDT
Concentrated Photovoltaics with a Power Transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Concentrated-Photovoltaics-with-a-Power-Transistor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/6F83/HNT620QH/FJB6F83HNT620QH.SMALL.jpg bubal With the famous 2N3055 power transistor it is possible to make a solar cell or photovoltaic cell, a really small one. But with the help of a magnifying glass it produces enough electricity to move a tiny motor. This motor works with a voltage as low as 0.3 Volts. It is very important to use a radiat...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 07:46:35 PST
Wind Mill (vertical axis wind turbine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Mill-vertical-axis-wind-turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/338O/HKVLLTCD/FX3338OHKVLLTCD.SMALL.jpg Jason Lindstrom Students of Drafting and Engineering at Truckee Meadows Community College (T.M.C.C) build their own version of a vertical axis windmill. The plans were drawn by using the free student versions of AutoCAD / Inventor offered by AutoDesk to students of the school. The goal was to make it out of the mo...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:56:28 PDT
Hydro Power at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Power-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SMALL.jpg bubal An easy demonstration of a small turbine with a paddled wheel and a DC motor as a dynamo in order to generate electricity with falling water power or with tap water pressure power.
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 06:15:22 PDT
DIY Electric Motors as Generators. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Motors-as-Generators/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/NG95/HJKC4R8K/F2CNG95HJKC4R8K.SMALL.jpg bubal In these demonstrations I use a stepper motor as a two phases alternator (AC) and some DC motors that act as a dynamo (DC), I convert potential energy of a weight into electrical energy rotating a DC motor with a thread. Also, we can see a hand crank flashlight that is also a radio receiver. This ga...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:12:34 PDT
Solar furnace made with crisps bags. Solar cooking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-furnace-made-with-crisps-bags-Solar-cooking/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/TE3T/HJ604XGR/FMQTE3THJ604XGR.SMALL.jpg bubal Solar furnace made with crisps bags and a parabolic dish.
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:34:47 PDT
Turbine with a hairdryer motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-with-a-hairdryer-motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SMALL.jpg bubal This is a series of experiments with a 12 volt motor from a hairdryer. The hairdryer is 220 volt, but insted of using a transformer it uses the heat resistance in series to reduce the voltage to 12 volts and some diodes to rectify. That´s why these cheap hairdryers only run with hot air.
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 01:48:31 PDT
Compressed Air Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressed-Air-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SMALL.jpg bubal How to make a small compressed air battery. The bottle stores compressed air. The high speed air from the bottle moves a turbine connected to a DC motor who acts as a dynamo. This turbine-motor comes from a home hairdryer.
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 02:49:54 PDT
Turn Water Bottles Into Alcohol Fueled Rockets ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Water-Bottles-Into-Alcohol-Fueled-Rockets-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/E4G9/HH2VOK40/FJZE4G9HH2VOK40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/E4G9/HH2VOK40/FJZE4G9HH2VOK40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/E4G9/HH2VOK40/FJZE4G9HH2VOK40.SMALL.jpg TopDIY This video demonstrates how the combustion of alcohol can be used to launch water bottles very long distances with the help of a very simple launcher. This is a very easy to make but very powerful.
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:48:08 PDT
Turbine Test 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-Test-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/A7DJ/HGH6PQXL/FJPA7DJHGH6PQXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/A7DJ/HGH6PQXL/FJPA7DJHGH6PQXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/A7DJ/HGH6PQXL/FJPA7DJHGH6PQXL.SMALL.jpg blossomsPDE Further Testing of prototype. Works better before the blades again fail.
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Fri, 10 May 2013 04:39:29 PDT
Testing http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/47SX/HGH6PQX4/F4E47SXHGH6PQX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/47SX/HGH6PQX4/F4E47SXHGH6PQX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/47SX/HGH6PQX4/F4E47SXHGH6PQX4.SMALL.jpg blossomsPDE Testing of our prototypes for the wind turbine. Using foam prototype blades, the turbine suffered too much turbulence
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Fri, 10 May 2013 04:37:35 PDT
RattleGen, to power your bike lights. http://www.instructables.com/id/RattleGen-to-power-your-bikelights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6FPG/HFSH4WPL/F9C6FPGHFSH4WPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6FPG/HFSH4WPL/F9C6FPGHFSH4WPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/6FPG/HFSH4WPL/F9C6FPGHFSH4WPL.SMALL.jpg IamWe The RattleGen is a kinetic electric generator to power your bike lights, for example. In my search for a dynamo- and batteryless bike light, I found only 2 brands working on the same principle. I had to come up with an other idea using the movement of some bike parts. Playing with coils and magnets...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:22:22 PDT
DIY current voltage controller MOT voltage controller variac Rheostat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-electrolyte-current-voltage-controller-MOT-vol/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/PO0U/HFD1EWI5/FD0PO0UHFD1EWI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/PO0U/HFD1EWI5/FD0PO0UHFD1EWI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/PO0U/HFD1EWI5/FD0PO0UHFD1EWI5.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME or with caution. Pure water or distilled water has no dissolved minerals or salts resulting in poor electron transfer. When pure or distilled water contacts human skin, minerals and electrolytes present on the skin's surface are rapidly diluted into solution  (salvation) mak...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:12:24 PDT
Stirling Engine Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 We build a Stirling Engine, but before we could get it running the fishing line came untied. So we build a second one.
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 10:55:21 PDT
Solar for Sandy http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-for-Sandy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/PRH9/HD8TWR7K/F2NPRH9HD8TWR7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/PRH9/HD8TWR7K/F2NPRH9HD8TWR7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/PRH9/HD8TWR7K/F2NPRH9HD8TWR7K.SMALL.jpg Conserver We've come a long way since "How to Build a Qwik-Solar".  We've open sourced our best portable solar generator design - and now we're putting it to good use. Solar for Sandy is an IndieGoGo campaign to provide emergency solar generators to families in New Jersey devastated by Superstorm Sandy...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:54:53 PST
PIEZO GENERATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/PIEZO-GENERATOR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9ING/HCJO5FWU/FLB9INGHCJO5FWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9ING/HCJO5FWU/FLB9INGHCJO5FWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9ING/HCJO5FWU/FLB9INGHCJO5FWU.SMALL.jpg dkdls09 Piezoelectric generator Pressure ------ Electrical 10 ~ 120V AC electrical output Made Shoes generator Capacitor charging, melody, digital clock Experiment is possible....      
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 21:15:32 PST
Generator Building http://www.instructables.com/id/Generator-Building/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/D5PP/HCB8KX26/FH7D5PPHCB8KX26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/D5PP/HCB8KX26/FH7D5PPHCB8KX26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/D5PP/HCB8KX26/FH7D5PPHCB8KX26.SMALL.jpg Ted Lemmon High end, whole house generator building, with storage space for plenty of fuel.
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:43:01 PST
Inside of 9v battery is it explosive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Iside-of-9v-battery-is-it-explosive/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5C7Q/HCAXRZ58/FVY5C7QHCAXRZ58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5C7Q/HCAXRZ58/FVY5C7QHCAXRZ58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/5C7Q/HCAXRZ58/FVY5C7QHCAXRZ58.SMALL.jpg kevins82 Hi guys yesterday i was making video which show whats inside 9v battery couse before i didnt believe the myth.. So i opened them all and than one of them blowed up i dont know why ...... But in this instructabe you will see how to get 6 AAA bateries from one 9v battery so enjoy!
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:56:01 PST
Build a VAWT from Bicycle Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-VAWT-from-Bicycle-Wheels/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/UWR4/HC3QC47R/F3JUWR4HC3QC47R.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 This is my first Video on Instructables. I built this VAWT from scrap laying around. I hope you can make out what I am saying OK. Some of the words do not come through good. Next I need to get a belt and add a generator.
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 08:35:27 PST
Dollar Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Saver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/2O7U/HAVGKIMX/FGH2O7UHAVGKIMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/2O7U/HAVGKIMX/FGH2O7UHAVGKIMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/2O7U/HAVGKIMX/FGH2O7UHAVGKIMX.SMALL.jpg macobt What to say,just watch the video:)
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 11:08:01 PST
Evolution of a wind turbine. http://www.instructables.com/id/Evolution-of-a-wind-turbine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/KL43/H9T4QTBU/FJ3KL43H9T4QTBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/KL43/H9T4QTBU/FJ3KL43H9T4QTBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/KL43/H9T4QTBU/FJ3KL43H9T4QTBU.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui I made this video compilation on You-tube and added some annotations to help explain how the Lenz turbine works compared to the squirrel cage. There is nothing new or improved, it was just an exercise in how to edit video and add annotations that i though that some of you might appreciate. I used ...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:31:37 PST
Disposable Camera Homemade Taser http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-Camera-Homemade-Taser/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/KMY3/H9G12HN4/FSYKMY3H9G12HN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/KMY3/H9G12HN4/FSYKMY3H9G12HN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/KMY3/H9G12HN4/FSYKMY3H9G12HN4.SMALL.jpg ManofIron This is a working tase made from a disposable camera. BE CAREFUL!
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 16:06:32 PST
WIND TURBINE MADE FROM SCRAP PARTS - HOW TO MAKE PART 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/WIND-TURBINE-MADE-FROM-SCRAP-PARTS-HOW-TO-MAKE-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/3Z1J/H8I45JXF/F4C3Z1JH8I45JXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/3Z1J/H8I45JXF/F4C3Z1JH8I45JXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/3Z1J/H8I45JXF/F4C3Z1JH8I45JXF.SMALL.jpg williamswindtech STEP BY STEP GUIDE OF HOW TO MAKE A WIND TURBINE FROM A MOPED ENGINE - IDEAL FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:11:03 PDT
Lawnmower Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Generator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/BCQE/H7UQQT4Q/F20BCQEH7UQQT4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/BCQE/H7UQQT4Q/F20BCQEH7UQQT4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/BCQE/H7UQQT4Q/F20BCQEH7UQQT4Q.SMALL.jpg tngun I have long wanted my own generator, but a $500 and up price tag kept me from purchasing one new.  After some internet searching and sleepless nights I found a good tutorial online at http://www.theepicenter.com/tow082099.html.  What I liked best about the tutorial is that Brian at epicenter has a...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 07:36:56 PDT
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR ELECTRICITY USAGE AND CALCULATE THE COSTS http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MEASURE-YOUR-ELECTRICITY-USAGE-AND-CALCULAT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/0L1I/H7KZ1V1U/FCF0L1IH7KZ1V1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/0L1I/H7KZ1V1U/FCF0L1IH7KZ1V1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/0L1I/H7KZ1V1U/FCF0L1IH7KZ1V1U.SMALL.jpg williamswindtech HOW TO MEASURE AND CALCULATE YOUR ELECTRICITY USE AND WORK OUT HOW MUCH MONEY YOUR SPENDING THIS IS VERY USEFUL ALSO IF YOUR THINKING OF RUNNING YOUR MAINS EQUIPMENT OFF GRID WITH WIND AND SOLAR POWER
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:08:10 PDT
HOMEMADE WIND TURBINE ROTOR BLADES http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-WIND-TURBINE-ROTOR-BLADES/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/35U9/H7KZ1V0U/FLY35U9H7KZ1V0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/35U9/H7KZ1V0U/FLY35U9H7KZ1V0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/35U9/H7KZ1V0U/FLY35U9H7KZ1V0U.SMALL.jpg williamswindtech HI THERE HERE IS HOW YOU CAN MAKE WIND TURBINE ROTOR BLADES FROM SCRAP 110 MM PVC WASTE PIPE 
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:01:49 PDT
Salvage Yard Solar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-Yard-Solar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SMALL.jpg LSD3 By using thermal transfer fluids I am able to achieve higher temperatures for energy storage. This coupled with tube nest heat exchangers allows me to explore and realize a wide variety of applications. Examples are curing ovens for powder coating, wood drying kilns, air conditioning and heating, st...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 19:42:11 PDT
100' Geodesic Dome for Aquaponics http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Geodesic-Dome-for-Aquaponics-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CTRJ/H672MMNO/FZECTRJH672MMNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CTRJ/H672MMNO/FZECTRJH672MMNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/CTRJ/H672MMNO/FZECTRJH672MMNO.SMALL.jpg MrAdventure The bigger a dome gets, the better it's energy efficiency. Thank you for viewing my entry.  I will post Instructables for all of the different aspects of the project as we complete them. When I am asked about building an aquaponics center that has an area of almost 8,000 square feet, I always have...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 23:48:39 PDT
My eco-friendly home http://www.instructables.com/id/My-eco-friendly-home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZON5/H6MF43GX/F8VZON5H6MF43GX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZON5/H6MF43GX/F8VZON5H6MF43GX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/ZON5/H6MF43GX/F8VZON5H6MF43GX.SMALL.jpg rhapton instructables independence contest entry Eco-friendly home Using solar wind and Geo-thermal energy Solar and wind for electricity and Geo-Thermal for heating and cooling Home is earth covered 75-85% Making it well insulated and suitable for hot Texas summers feel free to ask questions I'll try and a...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:54:08 PDT
Turning Waste Into Cheap Energy (TWICE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Waste-Into-Cheap-Energy-TWICE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/X7X9/H6MF43NN/FRXX7X9H6MF43NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/X7X9/H6MF43NN/FRXX7X9H6MF43NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/X7X9/H6MF43NN/FRXX7X9H6MF43NN.SMALL.jpg earth1st Greg David DOB 12/17/53 Turning Waste Into Food And Energy (TWICE) TWICE (Turning Waste Into Food And Energy) brings together relevant bodies of knowledge for development of a practical and low cost system of proven technologies to produce food organically, generate renewable energy, and protect t...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:13:20 PDT
SQUARE FRUIT ENERGY: PROJECT LOTUS INSTRUCTABLES http://www.instructables.com/id/SQUARE-FRUIT-PROJECT-LOTUS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9G83/H6MER587/FCB9G83H6MER587.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9G83/H6MER587/FCB9G83H6MER587.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9G83/H6MER587/FCB9G83H6MER587.SMALL.jpg chicoweber This is an old archive of an instructables I created. To see how our business is doing now go to www.squarefruitenergy.com My Date of birth: 12/02/1989      Hi Instructables my name is Chico Weber and I am the founder of SQUARE FRUIT. I started SQUARE FRUIT to give people energy independence. W...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 13:06:12 PDT
Jack Daniels Competition- Renewable Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-Daniels-Competition-Renewable-Energy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/HJ35/H6MEVNAQ/FTJHJ35H6MEVNAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/HJ35/H6MEVNAQ/FTJHJ35H6MEVNAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/HJ35/H6MEVNAQ/FTJHJ35H6MEVNAQ.SMALL.jpg bkerry1 My Name is Brad. I am a 21 year old (4/30/1991) student at Sinclair Community College studying Physics and Chemical Engineering.      I am trying to create a renewable petroleum source from biomass, specifically algae. Many scientists predict that oil will become so cost prohibitive in the next 50 y...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:51:23 PDT
Gas Vapor Direct Injection http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Vapor-Direct-Injection/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HNMM/H6735056/FGYHNMMH6735056.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HNMM/H6735056/FGYHNMMH6735056.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HNMM/H6735056/FGYHNMMH6735056.SMALL.jpg hybrid4155 I'd say reducing consumption of fossil fuels would be worth more than $25,000, but the concept is so simple, anyone could do it on any 4-cycle internal combustion engine for a lot less.  I proved the concept and so did many others.  I and many others drove our cars on gas vapors with varying differe...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 18:00:20 PDT
Home Fueling http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-Reflux-Still/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/R9YW/H672MH5G/FI4R9YWH672MH5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/R9YW/H672MH5G/FI4R9YWH672MH5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/R9YW/H672MH5G/FI4R9YWH672MH5G.SMALL.jpg Divingheader I believe that automotive fuels will have to expand beyond the limited inventory we are using up today. As a close friend explains it, "Fossil fuel is fossil thinking". My name is Jon Priest and my DOB is 4/20/1948. I work as a Fleet Maintenance Manager caring for more than 1200 University fleet v...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 14:21:13 PDT
Basic WVO system for anyone http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-WVO-system-for-anyone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZEYF/H67NSDJH/FI1ZEYFH67NSDJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZEYF/H67NSDJH/FI1ZEYFH67NSDJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZEYF/H67NSDJH/FI1ZEYFH67NSDJH.SMALL.jpg vardamanj My Name is Jeff My project / idea is to finalize my R&D to produce a WVO (Waste Vegtable oil) system that anyone can use. Assembling with common off the shelf componets, it could be a " Do-it-yourself " or purchased as a kit. I know many people play with WVO systems, but many are used towards Bio-d...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 07:28:38 PDT
Thermoelectric Backpack Refrigerator http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Refrigerator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/ATX3/H6DWVJ75/FCKATX3H6DWVJ75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/ATX3/H6DWVJ75/FCKATX3H6DWVJ75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/ATX3/H6DWVJ75/FCKATX3H6DWVJ75.SMALL.jpg duggerpato Backpack Refrigerator My name is Dustin.  I enjoy thinking of solutions and ideas to make innovative, new products that could be marketed with the proper tools.  This particular idea includes new applications for solid state refrigeration and heating which can be used by ATV and motorcycle riders, a...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 01:20:20 PDT
Thermal Solar http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-Solar-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/AV7W/H6739KY9/FVRAV7WH6739KY9.SMALL.jpg LSD3 By using thermal transfer fluids I am able to achieve higher temperatures for energy storage. This coupled with tube nest heat exchangers allows me to explore and realize a wide variety of applications. Examples are curing ovens for powder coating, wood drying kilns, air conditioning and heating, st...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 08:13:52 PDT
The Electric Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-Dogs-Entry-for-Jack-Daniels-Independence-Pr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/NRUT/H5Y9WEEZ/FULNRUTH5Y9WEEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/NRUT/H5Y9WEEZ/FULNRUTH5Y9WEEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/NRUT/H5Y9WEEZ/FULNRUTH5Y9WEEZ.SMALL.jpg Disc Dog Disc dog here. Time for another kick-ass i'ble . Hey everybody! You may remember me as kentucky Bum…I was the author who wrote such favorite Instructables as How to Save A Bridge, How to Build a Better Disc Golf Target and How to build a 96-Volt Motorcycle. My electric bike bought me Independence ...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:49:35 PDT
70% more solar collection? Newest dripper tracker design to rotate solar panels on equatorial mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/Newest-dripper-tracker-design-to-rotate-solar-pane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/5KO6/H67NS77I/FEB5KO6H67NS77I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/5KO6/H67NS77I/FEB5KO6H67NS77I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/5KO6/H67NS77I/FEB5KO6H67NS77I.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician I did dripper trackers a few years ago because I saw a need, got some great comments and some prizes  and I thought people would surely try them and develop them further.  But nothing happened.  Here is the latest simplest version. The barrel of water is an easily controlled way to move a solar pane...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 22:28:41 PDT
How To Make a Thermal Insulated Vacuum Tube PVC PIPE CPVC PIPE http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Thermal-Insulated-Vacuum-Tube-PVC-PI/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/8466/H65PICHD/FBD8466H65PICHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/8466/H65PICHD/FBD8466H65PICHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/8466/H65PICHD/FBD8466H65PICHD.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE CPVC is used for hot water transfer in homes and business. Solar rooftop projects require heated water or heat exchange liquid to sometimes travel a long distance through piping exposed to cool or very cold temperatures. A lot of solar thermal heat can be lost from collector to water heater tank , r...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 19:32:35 PDT
vintage tilt piston compressor to steam http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-tilt-piston-compressor-to-steam/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/PN4J/H5Y9VWJD/FWUPN4JH5Y9VWJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/PN4J/H5Y9VWJD/FWUPN4JH5Y9VWJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/PN4J/H5Y9VWJD/FWUPN4JH5Y9VWJD.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE This is the engine that was converted from an old special tilt piston air compressor. This is the exact same principal from a certain type of "Air Hogs" plane engine. In the opener the engine was running at 35-50 psi and the second start was around 75-80 psi. Top RPMS so far is 1700 at 110 PSI. The ...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 05:55:20 PDT
DIY Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Battery-Pack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/EXUN/H5JCLT60/FAAEXUNH5JCLT60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/EXUN/H5JCLT60/FAAEXUNH5JCLT60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/EXUN/H5JCLT60/FAAEXUNH5JCLT60.SMALL.jpg tngun Being a DIY’er is a lot like being a gun guy.  Any self respecting gun guy has (at one time or another) bought a gun simply because he had either a holster or an odd box of ammunition that he didn’t have a gun for. This project is like that, I recently was gifted some sealed lead acid batteries ...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 04:05:34 PDT
DIY Chlorine Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chlorine-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/XDOR/H5JVX3PO/FJQXDORH5JVX3PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/XDOR/H5JVX3PO/FJQXDORH5JVX3PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/XDOR/H5JVX3PO/FJQXDORH5JVX3PO.SMALL.jpg tngun will tell you right now, homemade batteries are not going to be as cost effective as commercial batteries, in the nanny state it is almost impossible to get pure enough chemicals to really experiment. However, I think it is important for the sustainable power types to understand what is going on wit...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 04:21:38 PDT
WIND AND SOLAR BATTERY CHARGER MADE FROM RECYCLED PARTS http://www.instructables.com/id/WIND-AND-SOLAR-BATTERY-CHARGER-MADE-FROM-RECYCLED-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/93M5/H58NINCX/FBP93M5H58NINCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/93M5/H58NINCX/FBP93M5H58NINCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/93M5/H58NINCX/FBP93M5H58NINCX.SMALL.jpg williamswindtech HERE IS AN EASY TO MAKE PHONE CHARGER MADE FROM RECYCLED PARTS
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 05:15:34 PDT
2 Cycle Gas to Steam Conversion Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Cycle-Gas-to-Steam-Conversion-Kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LQOT/H5035RBX/FPTLQOTH5035RBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LQOT/H5035RBX/FPTLQOTH5035RBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/LQOT/H5035RBX/FPTLQOTH5035RBX.SMALL.jpg tngun My name is David Nash. My business plan is to provide an kit that allows the simple conversion of gasoline powered 2 cycle engines into steam powered engines. There is a lot of interest in this project and numerous designs to do the conversions, however, it can be hard for the average consumer to ...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:05:45 PDT
Vortex power plant : demo and solar panel direct drives bilge Pump (No Battery!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vortex-power-plant-demo-and-super-quick-prototyp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F7QQ/H5405SHL/F3OF7QQH5405SHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F7QQ/H5405SHL/F3OF7QQH5405SHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F7QQ/H5405SHL/F3OF7QQH5405SHL.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician Unexpected aspects of vortex power!  The water actually goes quicker through it when a turbine is added.  Who would have thought?    Originally I made this to show the integrated fish pass.  Due to the surprises, I probably will not get that far in this version! However,  it has been an incredibly f...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:56:37 PDT
Use Stellarium (software) to aim solar cookers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Stellarium-software-to-aim-solar-cookers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician Solar cookers usually need to be aimed "ahead of the sun" but that is not as easy as it sounds.  Look up at the sun, where will it be in an Hour?  It doesn't have a trail or pointers!  But with stellarium, you can find where it will be in an hour  on your computer and then adjust your solar cooker s...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:14:06 PDT
KNO3 Smoke Bomb http://www.instructables.com/id/KNO3-Smoke-Bomb/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/A3TU/H3QFJBA6/F0MA3TUH3QFJBA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/A3TU/H3QFJBA6/F0MA3TUH3QFJBA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/A3TU/H3QFJBA6/F0MA3TUH3QFJBA6.SMALL.jpg Squishy Tank Well just a video of me and my friend lighting our simplke KNO3 smoke bomb. We also made the fuse with the match head method. Should have probably bolted down the pot so it wouldnt take off.... but oh well. Thankfully, my woodshop teacher gave me a small piece of plexiglass that i was able to guard ...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 23:03:36 PDT
Volo Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Volo-Stirling-Engine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6ZBE/H1QMLMS6/FO96ZBEH1QMLMS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6ZBE/H1QMLMS6/FO96ZBEH1QMLMS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/6ZBE/H1QMLMS6/FO96ZBEH1QMLMS6.SMALL.jpg volo Solid CAD model of a 1KW Stirling Engine.
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Mon, 7 May 2012 13:15:48 PDT
Make Hydrogen Gas - Clean Burning, Inexpensive, Lighter than Air! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Hydrogen-Gas-Clean-Burning-Inexpensive-Li/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/B0TT/H1ERMVD0/F5WB0TTH1ERMVD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/B0TT/H1ERMVD0/F5WB0TTH1ERMVD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/B0TT/H1ERMVD0/F5WB0TTH1ERMVD0.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This video demonstrates a purely chemical process to produce large quantities of hydrogen gas from common, inexpensive chemicals. Hydrogen is a highly esteemed alternative fuel candidate because its combustion with atmospheric oxygen results in only clean water vapor, rather than carbon compounds as...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:28:24 PDT