Instructables: question - workshop Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:44:57 PST BLOX v1.01 I need your help with this. What in the world is it? somethingelse570 What was is used for.  It is very tiny, but really cool.  It says "Brushsuede",  "Pat Pending" and then something else (unreadable).  It has metal bristles. Thanks for any information.
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:22:28 PST
How to (properly) glue a SMD leds to (slightly flexible) plastic? theexternaldisk Hi people or robots, For a project of mine I need to glue SMD leds to a transparant piece of plastic. the LEDs need to be glued face down on the plastic so the soldering contacts are facing up. I've already tried super glue (CA glue) but this didn't hold, the LEDs would pop of when the plastic was ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 04:02:04 PST
which valve to use for storing gas in bottles? dark32 I need to store gases(mainly hydrogen, generated from electrolysis)  in a bottle. I was thinking of getting a bicycle valve and attaching it to the bottle. The problem is I cannot find a bicycle valve anywhere online. Moreover, when a bicycle valve is opened the inside gas leaks out. Is their anyway...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 19:56:17 PST
Simple homemade clutch for a flywheel toy? eruger I love those old flywheel toy cars and pump tops, but they are getting too rare to disassemble and I'd love to know how they work! I understand the push part, like in a push drill. What I can't seem to find is how to get the wheel faster and faster with repeated pumps. There must be some sort of clu...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:02:16 PST
where did it go? coolbeansbaby68 quick question . whenever i come on this site i usually go to explore then workshop then i click on most views  to see where my  instructable  how to build a cabin on a budget   is ranked for most views . i was 2nd now its not showing at all . Was wondering why it was removed ? thanks jim
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:07:44 PST
hey there, we want buy desiccant wheel. In how many sizes it is available? msrajeshvarma
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:39:36 PST
I am looking for someone to tell me how to attach a weedwacker moter to a bike and what moter I should use brainsandbolts how fast it'll go if anyone knows where I can get someone else to do it if I need a lisence to ride it in the bike lane and what moter I should use (I want to go fast) and how exactly to do so????
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:27:30 PST
How can I remove this adhesive? El Mano I'm trying to remove some adhesive from the inside of a glass tube.  The tube used to be an LED fluorescent bulb replacement, and I've torn the ends off and removed the circuitry.  The LED strip was stuck to the inside of the tube with some white adhesive/sealant, and I need to remove it so I can us...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 22:45:25 PST
how do I make gluetraps for mice? catherinepususta
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:35:25 PST
I'm looking for suggestions on how to machine a slot into an aluminum round rod makermarc Hi All, I need to create a slot as shown in the attached graphic. It needs to be precise and repeatable - ideally in one pass. I have these tools that might help... Lathe Drill Router Grinder I don't have a mill which is what I think I need. Any suggestions? Thanks, Marc    P.S. The squared cor...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:21:38 PST
Run servo motor for specific time? AmirulH6 i need to run the servo motor just for 5 sec ( for example ), then after that, the servo will remain back off until specific time come back. this servo mainly use for feeding in aquarium system. I want the servo run twice per day. 
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:33:47 PST
Equation exponentielle ? patate64 Bonjour , Qui pourrait m'indiquer la marche à suivre pour utiliser cette équation avec Arduino, il s'agit de relever le débit d'un capteur analogique , je pensais utiliser cette équation pour afficher le débit sur le moniteur mais ça me donne des valeurs erronées  Voici l’équation du capteur y = -8...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 04:00:58 PST
Which material can withstand 2000c in air? Gnanak hi, im searching for a material which can withstand 2000c in air without oxidation. Please suggest a good material.
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:54 PST
Heating aluminium by kanthal wire? Gnanak Hi friends, I want to heat a aluminum rod by kanthal wire. I want to wrap the wire directly only aluminum rod(it means the wire and rod touches). I want to know, is it possible or the contact between these materials make short circuit? Please answer for it.
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 02:59:26 PST
I have a 3 way switch in the wall with no electric and can't figure where it goes? M.G1 I am stuck. I have two three way switches in a box. I think one went to a un-used outside light, but I can not find the other switch any place. The same it true of the other switch, also a three way. I don't know where it runs to. There are no additional switches in the house and no other lights the...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:32:47 PST
What can be cut with a 10W IR laser? ptkrf I can get a 10W IR laser diode for real cheap and I want to know what I could cut with it. If anyone has any experience, please share your knowledge. I am especially interested in how tick wood can I cut and if there are any metals (and what thickness)  can be cut. Thanks in advance!
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 10:25:49 PST
Turn an ATX Power Supply in to a Welder? yonatan24 I was wondering if I can turn an ATX power supply in to a welder: Before I write down the specs/amps of the power supply, I want to say that I have no experience in welding, I'm wondering if it's posssible to make a small welder out of an ATX power supply. Is there some kind of minimum current that...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 09:10:52 PST
is the 250 rpm dc motor is good for electric bike?? ShocoM is the 8kg-cm and 250 rpm dc motor is good for electric bike??  hi i have a 12v dc geared motor 250 : rpm 8 km-cm : torque is this good for build ebike ??
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 19:48:16 PST
9V adapter instead of 12V? pratheekprakash Hi,i have a led strip of 12V. but i dont have a adapter of 12V. so i am using a 9V adapter. does this damage the adapter or the led strip ?? thank you
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 00:25:13 PST
How do we get patches? i mean, that patches that we can give to other co-instructables. milcarlsandoval
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 18:23:00 PST
Straightening old oil lamp glass shade metal ring? PaulS201 The lamp is 19th century. The metal ring has bent over the years and the three spokes have come away. First need to unbend the outer metal ring, and then find a way to fix the 3 spokes (have tried soldering, without much success). If anyone knows how to repair this or someone capable of doing the jo...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 09:30:49 PST
can we use any ic as a switch if yes then how ? anshu pati i want switching witha ic
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:24:39 PST
Acrylic Lichtenberg figure? Shizen I have only see a how to do it on wood. So is it possible to create a lichtenberg figure in plastic? Ofc I have done my research on the topic but I'm not sure if a microwave transformer can do the trick. Or if a plain piece of acrylic is conductive enough to let the electron flow through. Thank yo...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 01:34:49 PST
Which transistor is best for joule thief between BC107 and BC547? Crazynventor I want to make a joule thief to run led's from my death batteries.I have 2 transistors,BC547 AND BC107. Which transistor should I use to make a low voltage joule thief ?
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 22:46:25 PST
How to round to taper vinyl tubing techno guy So there's this project I'm working on, and I need to be able to taper (or round off) some 1/4 inch clear vinyl tubing (figure 1). I tried using heat to taper the tubing, but all that did was make it the opposite and be enlarged (figure 2). What I'm trying to do is round it off (figure 3), I already...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:36:57 PST
Mechaniical vs Electronics special course? zapsilere I am not going to take a whole college course as I have finished Bs in Computer Science already I just want to explore more and create things that are physical or hardware that I can program, I just wanna explore the possibilities I have and be able to create, what courses should I take? I am willin...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:02:23 PST
How to charge up a capacitor? BoudjelidaA hi, i am new ,  i want to know How to charge up a capacitor?  i have a 10v capacitor when i link it to 1.5v or 9v its only charge 1.5 or 9v and no more how i can charge it full ? thank you
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 00:30:23 PST
can i make a solenoid out of these materials? will it work? school project pls help? ZaidA10 I have 50 meters of uninsulated copper wire 20 gauge. I want to make 4 solenoids out of it, yes i know i need magnet wire or insulated wire but they don't sell it where i live (Mississauga, Ontario, canada) so i was wondering if i can use electric tape (vinyl electric tape) to insulate the uninsulat...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 15:49:17 PST
Can i post a personal contest in the form of an instructable? DIYWEAPONS I would like to host a personal weapons contest at some point in the future. Will i be able to post information about the contest as an instructable or will i have to have it a a comment on the contests page?

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:15:47 PST
Which Glue/Adhesive Should I Use With EL Wire? yonatan24 Which Glue Should I Use With EL Wire? I want to glue some EL wire to glass, Which adhesive should I use? Which ones can you recommend? It would also be the best to use a clear adhesive My preferred ones are: Super Glue (cyanoacrylate) Hot Glue Clear Silicone
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 08:34:44 PST
How do you down load pdf plans for woodworking projects? erheller40 I am a member, I am signed in.  When I select Download PDF for plans, I get a window that asks me if I want to join Instructables.  I've already joined and I am in the website.  If I hit sign in, it takes me to the home page, I do a search on the project, get to the project, select download pdf plan...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 06:04:50 PST
can i use motor to run the small generator instead of fuel engine? geminiyasir i want to know which card i will use to control the voltage and frequency and speed.
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 03:31:55 PST
8 seater dining table split lengthwise down the middle; could be joined together for family meals. Is this possible? sparklelarkle I would like to make a dining table that when not in use can be split in (2)  two down the middle of the length of the table and can then be separated into sideboards and used separately as half tables or sideboards.  I have quite a small outside deck.  the tops of the tables would be purchased as s...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 19:39:18 PST
how do I find people on this website? PanzerBattalion2016 how to search for people on instructables
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 08:24:03 PST
How can I find the distance between these two points (D)? MuhammadS34 If N1, K1, N2, K2, and C, are all known for me. Can I find D?. If yes then how?.
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 20:56:50 PST
Identify this item? Fred N FrancesM Item is brass with solid handle.  upper part is hollow with less than dime size holes on each side close to handle on hollow end.  has mark of N1 visible with another set of smaller numbers about 5 digits long that aren't legible.  total length is 11 1/2" long.  the barrel diameter is 3/4".
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:31:36 PST
230V 3 Phase Motor on 240V Single Phase Supply NasirA9 Hi, I am a ME with very limited knowledge on electrical side of the world. I have ordered a electric motor from Germany with 240 V assuming it will be single phase. The motor has rocked up with 230 V winding but 3phase connections. Is there any chance I can connect this motor to our single phase su...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:08:00 PST
123d make, what do the #s? erik hansen I still dont understand the numbering system of the layers. for example 113-2 or 119-3 what does the mean. I have roughly 750+ pieces so I would like to understand this before I tackle this project.?
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:02:08 PST
Self charging an electric bike? HRobinson Hi all, I am always amazed at the ingenuity here and after many years of being fascinated I would like to ask my first question.  I'm thinking of getting or converting/building an electric cycle.  I've been told by local dealers that none except the very expensive have a recharge facility for sat wh...
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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 05:15:16 PST
local lapidary CLUB? georgie.smith.311 WHERE CAN I FIND LAPIDARY TOOLS TO USE OR BUY IN GA.
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:42:01 PST
Have a 9in Craftsman band saw and purchased a 62in metal cutting blade (62in blade is too small? mridgley Have a Craftsman 9in Band Saw.  Needed a metal cutting blade.  Specs indicate a blade length of 62in.  Purchased one but it is too loose.  Checked all adjustable mechanics in saw - found none out of order...  measured band and it IS 62 inches..?
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 14:17:06 PST
Would it be possible for two gears--one modulus 0.5 and one 48 dp--to work well together? BrianA50 The 0.5 modulus converts to 50.8348 dp, so since that is close to 48, would it work?
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:43:13 PST
Help with a Craftsman Radial Arm Saw switch? superdooper I acquired a CRA from my Dad this last spring and the switch wasn't working right so I ordered a new one. Other than it is plastic it looks the same but the wiring for the new switch isn't like the old. The model of the CRA is TPC-2610B. There is only 4 wires on the old and the new switch. The guy s...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 14:16:34 PST
How do you demagnetize wire cutters? CRAZEDCLAM I don't know how it happened, but somehow the wire cutters ended up next a super strong magnet and now they are magnetized. How do you demagnetize them???

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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 16:38:18 PST
What changes need to be made to a 3d printer and or software to mill/route with it? JasonS104 I have a Robo 3D R1+, and am about to mount a rotary tool flex shaft on the carriage, other than mounting the dremel what other changes need to be done.  My biggest concern is the software, mattercontrol is what I'm using atm (the stock software that came with it). some of you may wonder why or w...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 07:31:43 PST
Dw433 burnt out motor worth fixing ? Palace64 I have a. Dw433 lx 110 v that has burnt out, three questions  is it worth fixing if so what is the part number  could I convert tom240 v
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:28:43 PST
Laser diode driver? lam Dear all.. I would like to use this circuit (please see photo) for driver a laser diode to  engraving wood  -Item Name:ML101U29-25 (Mitsubishi) Power output: CW 300mW Pulse Power: 400mW Working Current: Working Voltage:2.2-3.0V  I know about this formula I = V/R But in this circuit I am not su...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 10:48:59 PDT
How to make a good Instructable that has a chance of getting featured? Big Projects I would like to know how you people out there do. I'm pretty sure that I'm not the only one that would like to know :)
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:03:18 PDT
Idea for making a homemade running machine,like treadmill.? automatic or non automatic does not matter? awais ahmed abbasi hey guys, i want to make a homemade running machine like treadmill but i ahve no idea how i start work on it. please help me.......
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:22:40 PDT
Phenolic discs for whimshurts? pmk222 So recently I found a webpage about someone using Phenol for a rotary spark gap for a Tesla, I had never heard of this material and don't know too much about it. For a while now I have wanted to make a whimshurst that is larger than the one I currently have (bought online, a gift from my family) but...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:50:55 PDT