Instructables: exploring - video - diy - gadget http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:27:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making an Arduino Powered Curtain Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Arduino-Powered-Curtain-Automation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/L6MA/HT20Y74P/F9OL6MAHT20Y74P.SMALL.jpg chickenparmi In this video I start work on showing you how to make an Arduino Powered device that will open and close curtains! By using some rope and a continuous rotation servo I am able to create a pulley system that will serve as the backbones to the movement system. This is the first part where I 3D prin...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:42:26 PDT
How to tie an extended two-strand Matthew Walker knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-an-extended-two-strand-Matthew-Walker-k/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog Cyber Skull beads provided by Schmuckatelli Co. The video demonstrates how to tie a two-strand and an extended/lengthened two-strand Matthew Walker knot, knots #s 776 and 777 in 'The Ashley Book of Knots'.  They can be made even longer, but I usually...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:44 PST
Mouse With Fan For Cool Hands - without sweat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-With-Fan-For-Cool-Hands-without-sweat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/PUB8/HHS9LAIR/FLFPUB8HHS9LAIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/PUB8/HHS9LAIR/FLFPUB8HHS9LAIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/PUB8/HHS9LAIR/FLFPUB8HHS9LAIR.SMALL.jpg macobt I all the time play games and my hand always sweat.So I add small dc fan into my mouse and fix the problem with sweating.What you will need is one dc fan that work on 5 volts,tiny switch and some wires. Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my YOUTUB...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:20:04 PDT
Time Lapse Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-Lapse-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/SYEM/HD7U0C3C/FZASYEMHD7U0C3C.SMALL.jpg danafreeman This is a real easy hack and does not require any tools or complex set up. All you need is a TiltPod and an IKEA kitchen timer. You simply magnetically attach the till pod on the flat top surface of the Timer and you’re good to go. Once you set up your time lapse app or the settings on your GoPr...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:57:02 PST
The CameraSnake Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CameraSnake-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/HO6H/HAQ2UK5G/F7GHO6HHAQ2UK5G.SMALL.jpg danafreeman This is a cool DIY photography gadget that I get so much use from. It is simple to make and works great, I hope you enjoy it too. Thanks, Dana
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 20:59:14 PST
Two Bight Turk's Head Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bight-Turks-Head-Paracord-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com  This video tutorial will show how to tie a Two-Bight Turk's-Head lanyard using about 5.5 feet of 550 paracord.  The Turk's Head part of the knot is described in 'The Ashley Book of Knots', knot #595.  I added the lanyard knot and loop o...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:58:23 PDT
Smoke & Fume Absorber http://www.instructables.com/id/Smoke-Fume-Absorber/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/C5MX/GYEUL622/F72C5MXGYEUL622.SMALL.jpg nchip A Long History The ancient Egyptians produced lead and other important metals like gold and silver as early as 5000 BC. In the Roman era, lead was used for coinage, jewelry and other everyday items including the production of Lead pipes for the transportation of water. Remarkably, many of these wate...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 01:38:15 PST
Episode 31: The Snow Shoe Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-31-The-Snow-Shoe-Shovel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/RBJ7/G5FR08VL/FF6RBJ7G5FR08VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/RBJ7/G5FR08VL/FF6RBJ7G5FR08VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/RBJ7/G5FR08VL/FF6RBJ7G5FR08VL.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions After the success of the Shoe Shovel this past summer, we here at Stupid Inventions decided to rebuild the Shoe Shovel and try it in the snow! Thanks to Grandpwner99, BoBoPatJiggler, and TheJelloEmperor for the suggestion! :) The songs used in this video were taken from this Royalty Free Music Si...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:23:58 PST
Episode 23: The Self-Cleaning Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-23-The-Self-Cleaning-Monitor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/5S4U/G0KQMA5I/FND5S4UG0KQMA5I.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Are you tired of having to clean your monitor when it gets dirty or dusty?Well we here at Stupid Inventions sure are tired of it, which is why we invented The Self-Cleaning Monitor!Just turn it on, and a cleaning cloth will automatically wipe your computer screen for you!
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:57:55 PDT
Episode 22: Roasted Marshmallow Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-22-Roasted-Marshmallow-Shooter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PYIW/FZWXOS0K/F13PYIWFZWXOS0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PYIW/FZWXOS0K/F13PYIWFZWXOS0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PYIW/FZWXOS0K/F13PYIWFZWXOS0K.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Are you sick and tired of shooting plain old marshmallows with your Marshmallow Shooter? Do you wish you had a fun, easy, and not so safe way of making smores? Well then Stupid Inventions has got the product for you! Introducing the Roasted Marshmallow Shooter! Just light the disposable nozzle an...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 05:12:11 PDT
Episode 20: The Shoe Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-20-The-Shoe-Shovel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9NHS/FZ382NWE/F5N9NHSFZ382NWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9NHS/FZ382NWE/F5N9NHSFZ382NWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/9NHS/FZ382NWE/F5N9NHSFZ382NWE.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Having a pet is great, but cleaning up after them, now thats a different story. Using gloves is ok, but it can leave a huge mess! And why should you have to carry around heavy, expensive equipment? So introducing The Shoe Shovel from Stupid Inventions The shoe shovels makes pet cleanup a breeze, ju...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 21:23:58 PDT
Episode 19: The Cereal Sifter http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-19-The-Cereal-Sifter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/VFDN/FYTCOQ3B/FGQVFDNFYTCOQ3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/VFDN/FYTCOQ3B/FGQVFDNFYTCOQ3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/VFDN/FYTCOQ3B/FGQVFDNFYTCOQ3B.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Dont you just hate when youre pouring into your cereal bowl from the bottom of the cereal box and all that yucky cereal dust gets in? Are you sick and tired of having to eat that powdery glob? Wish there was an easy way to get rid of Cereal Dust, once and for all? Well, Stupid Inventions has got yo...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 06:04:04 PDT
Episode 17: The Umbrella Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Episode-17-The-Umbrella-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9RNM/FYAJL9HG/FP89RNMFYAJL9HG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9RNM/FYAJL9HG/FP89RNMFYAJL9HG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/9RNM/FYAJL9HG/FP89RNMFYAJL9HG.SMALL.jpg StupidInventions Don't you hate walking in the rain at night? Not being able to see where you're going, or what your umbrella might bump into? Well fear no more with the new Umbrella Light from Stupid Inventions! This umbrella allows you to see in the dark, keeping you safe... and dry! Let me answer this question...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2009 21:32:44 PDT
eBq BBQ grill http://www.instructables.com/id/eBq-BBQ-grill/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/EFV6/FL6120E8/FHZEFV6FL6120E8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/EFV6/FL6120E8/FHZEFV6FL6120E8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/EFV6/FL6120E8/FHZEFV6FL6120E8.SMALL.jpg ebqbbqmaster For those of you who know me you know that I am just fascinated by building things inside of an altoids tin, but this tiny BBQ dubbed the eBq takes the cake. Watch this tiny little BBQ that you can use to cook up your breakfast sausage features: Built in Striker Removable Grill Utensil Holder Equip...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2009 09:50:21 PDT
Make a Lithium Thionyl Chloride Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lithium-Thionyl-Chloride-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/54XB/FUVSGL17/FKP54XBFUVSGL17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/54XB/FUVSGL17/FKP54XBFUVSGL17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/54XB/FUVSGL17/FKP54XBFUVSGL17.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to make a Lithium Thionyl Chloride Battery capable of generating 2.8v with enough current to power a LED.Warning: Thionyl Chloride is EXTREMELY toxic and this experiment must be performed in a fumehood by an experienced chemist with proper safety precautions.Lithium thionyl chloride batteries of...
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Sun, 24 May 2009 11:46:19 PDT
DIY USB Cooking Pan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Cooking-Pan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ACMO/FJHG7LSN/FQXACMOFJHG7LSN.SMALL.jpg Serge Savoie Cooking eggs with your laptops.Make your breakfeast at school.
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 17:04:49 PDT
Speaker Hack : Secret Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Hack--Secret-Safe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JN12/FDIZMD7L/FSIJN12FDIZMD7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JN12/FDIZMD7L/FSIJN12FDIZMD7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JN12/FDIZMD7L/FSIJN12FDIZMD7L.SMALL.jpg loup226 transform your old stereo speaker into a useful safe.
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 11:45:41 PST