Instructables: question - workshop Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:43:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 SHop where I can buy everything for DIY? dsirotic Hello! I am constantly looking for an online shop that sells various metals, adhesives, materials in general, parts, tubing etc.. AND had worldwide shipping, but it seems there is none. I would like to buy online because all those materials and parts in my country costs a fortune, so DIY is not so ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 03:37:01 PDT
reverse camera and park assistance? yaseen_123 Hi I want to build a reverse camera and park assist for my car. Can anyone help me know what components are needed? Regards Yaseen
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:39:27 PDT
Refining Gold Using Vinegar (Acetic Acid)? mykiscool Though I've never refined gold, I've heard of gold refining using different acids. I've seen people use vinegar and salt to etch pcb boards. I'm wondering if anyone knows how to refine gold using vinegar so that I can remove it from ram sticks etc.
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:07:23 PDT
i want to build ebike? rasik4 but there is no any bldc motor supplier in my country Nepal, so anybody knows what alternative motor i can use to build my ebike that i can find from any other tools
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:51:19 PDT
Drill hole in glass bottle? lam  Dear All.. I would like  to drill holes(3 to 5 mm) on a many of glass bottles(beer bottle). Could you point me what kind of DRILL BIT ( see photo please) is better'.Thank you in advance for your time.
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:11:54 PDT
How do you delete your account? Rennie07 It turns out that this isn't the page I was looking for and I am sure I will not be using it again. How do you delete your account?
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 21:04:55 PDT
Aluminum T-Slotted Framing? cadams15 Who is the most economical supplier of T-Slot framing, 80/20 The Industrial Erector Set, Faztek, TSlots, Bosch Rexroth, Parco, Inc, or Framing Technology. Framing Technology claims to be the manufacturer, but is there another out there?  I just want the best prices.
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:30:36 PDT
Left handed drills? rickharris I recently came across a youtube vid showing removal of a broken bolt with a left handed drill bit. Other than the removal of stubborn bolts and studs  why do they make left handed drill bits? Both my rather old mains drills and the pillar drill all turn clockwise for right handed drill bits. Only...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:51:45 PDT
Tennis court resurface push tool. I want to push a large "cheese grader " device. Boylanmj I'm wanting to make a large "cheese grader" type tool that I can push.. It would skim the high points and deposit and clay in low points. I can't use wheels because the grader would follow the contour , when in face it needs.. Leveling .. Thanks anyone who cares :)
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:49:03 PDT
How can I disassemble an old bike's fork? tgferreira184 This week I started restoring an old 1980's esmaltina bike. I started stripping down the frame so I could paint it. After removing almost all the things in it, I begun removing the fork, so I could later paint it and chrome a little piece on top of the fork. BUT after 3 days of constant aplication o...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:10:22 PDT
Construction ideas for this concept? -max- Recently, I have been working on a gas 'vaporizer' that evaporates gas before being fed into an engine. During my short-term experiment, I found that this saves ~70% (+-20% for crudity of measurement.) This works because the vapors will burn more thoroughly and cleanly, leading to higher apparent ef...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 21:26:06 PDT
is there a way i can take the fluid from throw away lighters and put it in my zippo? dynowski132
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:11:24 PDT
Is this DC motor suitable for a wind turbine/bike generator? Exploitation Hi, so I have recently salvaged an old garage door motor, I have managed to a separate the DC motor from the casing and now I am converting it into a generator (by removing the metal core and replacing it with permanent magnets.) The motor's label says 120v, what can I make with a motor this size? W...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 08:55:08 PDT
anything to address in this LED & car project design? anuvanoob I'm in a time crunch for a LED light strip + car project and stuck with a mix of different lead/hook up wire types and was wondering if there's anything in my design (below) that I absolutely must fix/address: [1] 12v car battery 125V 10A AC switch NOTE: The battery to switch wire run is about 8...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:38:32 PDT
Can I use a AC switch in my DC project? anuvanoob I'm trying to install LED lights in and around my car. Can I use a AC switch in a DC circuit/system? The AC switch is rated as 10A 125V AC / 8A 125V / 4A 250V AC / 1/3 HP 125V AC. I plan on putting the switch between the 12v DC car battery and the 12v DC to 5v 5a DC regulator (which then powers the ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 10:48:55 PDT
Convert antique fireplace to simulated.? Doc Holliday I have a wall-mounted porcelain coal fireplace from a French chateau.  It has isinglass windows, so is amenable to diffused light. BUT, all the electric simulators are too wide to fit.  I tried using candles, BAD idea. Then I tried flickering Christmas lights, too constant and not enough color var...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:04:13 PDT
Making translucent, glowing cubes. Best shell material choice? T-K I'm making eight, seamless 15 cm3 cubes that will be translucent and have a glossy finish. They will be lit up (with LEDs, etc.) so the entire cube appears to glow, but there is a base side which will always be on the bottom (it doesn't have to be made of this material.) Sturdiness is desired (they...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 02:20:39 PDT
How can I cut geode, is it possible to cut with a dremel? Quang Vinh Basically, I want to try and make jewelry with a geode stone I bought. But when I tried to cut it with a tungsten carbine cutter, the stone turn red and it smell like some burnt stuff. It also happen when I tried to grind with aluminum oxide bit. My geode crystai Is quite thick. Please tell me how c...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:49:17 PDT
How much and how efficiently can a capacitor store charge? aninda13 I recently found out all the items required to build this project: .  I don't want to buy the power bank, so I though about using rechargeable batteries. But I had none, but I had capacitors and I thought of using them.  These capacito...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:20:13 PDT
DIY Triple glazed and double glazed windows? muhammajunaid Is it feasible to create double glazed or triple glazed windows at home where one can not fill-in the special gases between the gaps but just create triple or double layered glass panels. Will it help to create a wall between extreme temp differences? What are the possible alternatives to commercia...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:48:47 PDT
new to instructables.iv posted 2 instructables but i doubt 1 of them can be do i make it publicly veiwable? rkhursheed link to the second instructable
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 03:17:25 PDT
What is this tool called? Arya42 I am working on a project and saw this tool used in the instructable. It was used to cut wood (I'm using acrylic) but the author did not say what this hand tool is. I want to find one either in-store or online but I don't know what it would be called. It looks like some kind of coping saw but the bl...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 19:46:48 PDT
Removing heatsink from air conditioner? gazoutg I got an old (functional) AC lying around and before i get rid of it i tough i'll try to do something with it. I tough about removing the heatsinks from the rear coil and cooling it with another copper tube with water pool flowing in. This way i hope to achieve 2 things : incrase the eficiency of t...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:40:29 PDT
I need a cheap fast growing pot plant for science experiment? David97 Hi everyone. Recently I have got a school assignment for the holidays that requires to make changes to a organisms environment, and make observations and write a report about what affect the changes have on the organism. I have decided to see how dayley water amounts affect a plant species. I am pla...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 03:32:56 PDT
How to Repair Air Purifier Damaged by Power Surge? Thaas12 Does anyone know how to repair an air purifier that has been damaged by a power surge?  I have several Cleanaire D2000 units - which are absolutely outstanding, BUT which have a weakness of being particularly susceptible to power surges.  Since they cost $400 apiece, it makes for a pretty costly pow...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:28:34 PDT
Etching a knife blade? WazIt I am concerning etching a knife blade, by using nail polish (or something) to cover the part of the blade I do not want etched and raw  muriatic acid to etch with.  Anyone got any suggestions or recommendations.  
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:55:40 PDT
How do I use a transistor to up the power of a PIR output? Daveuppercut Hi, I need help. You see the street I live in has more cats than, well the musical cats,  and seeing as my garden seems to be they're preferred  choice for going to the toilet, I decided to build a motion sensing water sprayer. So off to Amazon I went and purchased some PIR sensors, a solar pump w...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:09:06 PDT
can a greek resident enter your contest? stathis stathatos Hello, i am from Greece and have been a member here for a long time. I have entered a couple of contests but recently i read on the rules that greece is not in the listed countries. Does this mean that i cannot enter your contests or that even if i do enter i could never win any of the prizes ? Tjha...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:22:32 PDT
cart axle bswannie how do you go about attaching wheels to an axle for a hand cart.
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:05:57 PDT
I have a Lionville medical cart with no key? aqg57 Hi I have a Lionville med cart that I got at a yard sale, The model # is 624-D. I was wondering if anybody could tell me how to get it unlocked. It also has a push button combination on it I found the battery for it, I think, any suggestions would be appreciated.   Would like to use it for a rolling...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:11:01 PDT
old Belarus 920 tractor? raymtom I am trying to disassemble the 3pl hydraulic ram.  the cap does not appear to be a screw on type. It has a circlip arrangement ad I thk it must jus pull apart???  can anyone help 
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:51:54 PDT
Electric Go Kart with Graphene supercapacitor. Random Questions on electronics, control, and possible problems. hopekiller30 I have a project in mind that i am trying to start on and it all has to be done as cheap as possible (ACAP). The project idea is that after my graphene in finished and I make the capacitors I will construct the battery and group the many cells in series and parallels until I have either 36 or 48 vol...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:49:35 PDT
How long will 3528 LED strips drain a motorcycle battery? hopekiller30 The battery is a duraboost battery made for ATVs and is in a YFZ450 (sport quad). The battery is 12 volts and so are the LEDs but i am afraid that the LEDs will drain the battery or just blow the LEDs from all the current it has to offer. They need .4 amps per meter and I am using about 4-5 meters. ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:24:16 PDT
Is JB weld strong enough for an aluminium RC car frame? fiyero666 I'm building an aluminium frame for a radio controlled car. Will JB weld be strong enough to join the individual rods, and handle a few crashes and rolls? Also the general stresses from acceleration etc. I've got some low temperature welding rods and a blowtorch but having huge problems with adhesio...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 16:50:42 PDT
Is there a way to prevent blowing a home fuse with another fuse? DoctorWoo This is probably the dumbest question I've asked, and I know that me asking it and why I'm asking it is going to scare so many decent people. But I can ensure you that I'm taking appropriate safety measures when I do these kind of things. My questions is: I can either buy or easily build some sort ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:19:22 PDT
AC Pump Motor Not Working? I have just come across a free pool pump and hope I will be able to get it up and running.  So far I have had absolutely no luck with it.  The run switch seems to work and so I don't think it is the culprit.  I have even tried two newish capacitors which I know work.  When I plug it in it just hums....

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Sat, 31 May 2014 15:30:47 PDT
Where can I get large ( diamter larger than 3 ft.) plastic tubing for a child's diy inside gym/playground.? bellezza11 I want to make a Super Mario Bros themed inside playground for my kids.  I'm basically wanting to construct some type of tubing to make a "warp pipe" tunnel large enough for them to crawl in and out and create a little wooden fort that's painted to look like a castle from the video game that would c...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 14:59:40 PDT
how many psi can a 5 gallon plastic bucket (found in home depot) can take? punch2dface so im doing this for a chemistry project. My plan: to create a cannon with buckets and tubes with ping pong ball. I use dry ice and water to compress gas in the bucket and release the air through the valve. i realized that when i puff air into it and conceal it, (3 to 4 times) the bucket starts to d...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 20:07:06 PDT
How do I make fake bullets? hlindsay2 I want to make fake bullets not for like props or anything, but because I want to make a bullet belt, but because I'm in Canada you can't have real bullets unless you have a gun licence
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Mon, 26 May 2014 17:53:53 PDT
Making your own custom plug for a wiring harness? darmic I have always wondered whether it would be possible to make your own custom plugs for wiring harnesses, similar to the ones used in automotive wiring such as in car stereos. The use of multiple wires is very common in projects, It would be much better to have wires organized into a harness with a pl...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 06:28:18 PDT
Creating an inscrutable error ? Lord Of Flames I am ready to create my first inscrutable but when i try the creation page is masked with a dark gray color and i am unable to do anything on the page why is that?
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Thu, 22 May 2014 09:46:27 PDT
Protecting wood from heat from fire ? Squibo Hi all, I have been thinking of trying to set a small fire pit into a patio table. Its a fairly solid low "coffee table" type outdoor table so is capable of holding the weight, but im not sure if I can just cast a fire cement bowl to hold the wood/charcoal and set it into the table or would it eve...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:30:19 PDT
Why don't superchargers and turbochargers break the laws of physics and HHO generators do? I saw an article today on how HHO generators are just a scam.  There are of course many scams associated with it, but I have yet to test the whole thing myself so I have yet to form a solid opinion on the whole thing.  One of the biggest arguments is that based on the laws of thermodynamics, the sam...

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Sun, 18 May 2014 21:16:28 PDT
Easily removable electronics in Sentinel Prime? Craft maker infinity Can I easily remove the sound chip in the "Dark Of The Moon" leader class "Sentinel Prime"?  I'm Sentinel Prime! I'm Sentinel Prime! I'm sentinel Prime! That is probably what Sentinel would be saying over and over during transformation, if I had him of course. Here's a link to a video review by Op...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:16:03 PDT
Can I use Vinegar to preserve a pig's heart in a Jar ? AIKATERINA I have a project and need to keep a pig's heart in a jar for a couple of months, I don't want use Formaldehyde. Would vinegar work ? 

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Sun, 18 May 2014 04:59:15 PDT
Can I upload two or more projects for a contest? camilo77
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Wed, 14 May 2014 10:32:10 PDT
Smoothing out the rough surface on 3D print? m3shin Hello everyone. My name is Thomas and I am very new to this 3D scene but still very glad to be here. I would like an input from everyone about something. Recently I purchased MakerBot printer and printed something simple. At first glance I was amazed by the finished product. I'm sure you've felt th...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 06:18:06 PDT
Do I make a Portable TV Stand/ FPV Ground Station? NAVET97 Hello, I have a project that I'm trying to figure out how to make work.  I have an idea for a portable TV Stand/FPV Ground Station, but I need some inspiration and advice to build it. It will be created from a Craftsman Sit/Stand/Tote Truck. It's pretty beat up and there are a few broken devices on ...

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Mon, 12 May 2014 21:22:57 PDT
How do I start a Pajero jeep with Low compression ? Cargorm I bought a pajero sport 2007 2.5 a few months ago that always had trouble starting. I would heat it 4 times then crank and she would pick up with a puff of smoke then run fine. No problem starting when warm. Having ruled out the plugs (replaced) the relay (12 volts) a local garage man did a compress...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:06:42 PDT
Help loading a wide load onto a narrow trailer? Bunchgrass I'm looking for some ideas on how to get a small 1940's AC Combine (farm machinery) onto a trailer without having to dismantle it.  It weighs about 3000# so not too heavy but the 2 wheels are about 104" apart (wide) so they won't fir onto a normal deckover style trailer (96" wide).  Once I can get i...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 08:28:31 PDT