Instructables: question - workshop Tue, 3 May 2016 23:16:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Safe component sellers? cozzzaaa First off a Question for site/community, then I will lead into the reasoning/need behind the question. Do you or someone you know in the community have kits you put together to sell yourself or do you utilise a site, that contain the major orange bold parts most of the robots require? If no are the...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 10:00:18 PDT
how much weight? labanW the length of the bed frame is75" and width is 53" the hinges are long the length edge. the drawing shows the dark lines of how the rope is set up. the mattress is a full size 8" coil spring futon (60lbs) 1.5 sheets of plywood at 1/2"x75"x60" looking to find what i need for counter weight and the ma...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 06:46:12 PDT
How to repair (rehydrate) wooden wringer section..........its cracked in places? Snooze2978 Found the top section of a wringer washer made mostly of wood.  The rollers has some cracks in it and would like to know if it can be repaired (rehydrated) to use again on clothes (fabrics)?
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:24:36 PDT
Is there a place to request an Instructable? terdallaujar Is there a section on Instructables where you can suggest projects for someone to make?  Example, I would love to find an Instructable for a DIY wireless dog fence.  (searched -no luck). I am sure there is someone out there who can make one of these.  Or there are folks out there who have the smart...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 05:03:31 PDT
graphene integrated into clothing? Gaudnarok So i had an idea: i wanted to integrate graphene into clothing to make clothing more durable. this guy shows how to make the stuff any ideas on how to get the graphene into clothing?
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:35:11 PDT
How much phosphorus is in a matchbook and what are the other components besides it? Nathanael Nash I was thinking about some nice Armstrong's mixture experiment and I want to know how much of the red phosphorus is in a matchbook. I wouldn't like it to be too strong, because I want to test int in my yard so better safe than sorry.
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:25:09 PDT
How do I clean from white sludge the pressure switch, the pressure regulator and the air hose of my air compressor? taloskriti I recently bought a water trap filter for my air compressor (Black & Decker CP2525). When I unscrewed the pressure regulator and the air hose to make the connections I noticed that the air circuit was littered from white sludge (condensate + oil). I am afraid that this stuff will clog the filter qui...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:12:38 PDT
Know any 8 minute female monologues? RoseFlowers I need an 8 minute female monologue from a well known movie or play. It needs to have a lot of emotion ( preferably a crazy women having a break down getting angry and then sad and then being calm, or something like that.) If you know one please help :)
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:05:10 PDT
4inch scroll saw blades...? TimH22 Hi,i am looking for 4inch blades for my Dremel scrollsaw, i know i can purchase them online but they are not cheap so i am looking for an alternative blade that will do the same job only for a little less money.... I have tried bucket loads of sites but have had no joy so far, if there is anyone out...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:28:12 PDT
how to start a 230v motor with ir transmitter and reciever? fayas007
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:15:16 PDT
Where will I find a repair manual for Craftsman Riding Lawn Mowers?? WandaG17
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:12:41 PDT
Does anyone know how to build a robot water sprayer using arduino? Temarie If the robot detecting a plant using an ultrasonic sensor, then it will spray a water.
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:00:03 PDT
Can I use a split aircon AHU as a fan coil unit for a chilled water (hydronic) aircon system? rum100proof I have been developing the idea (in my head) to build a chilled water aircon system using recycled parts. I have been considering using discarded "split aircon" evaporator units (AHU or fan coil unit or indoor units...diff nomenclature depending on geography) as the AHU's for my system. My question ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 07:45:07 PDT
can you recharge a 1.2V (1800mAH)battery with 5V? ΠαύλοςΒ so i got a rechargable battery 1.2V (1800mAH) i i would like to ask if i can recharge it with 5V ? will it explode? will it glow? 
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 01:33:01 PDT
question about TIG fusion welding without filler? FriendOfHumanity Hello, Does fusion welding of mild steel  with either acetylene or TIG result in the same metal structure; is all melting the same ? Here is a rambling explanation of why I am asking. I wanted to start acetylene welding again but have found that the gas prices here in the UK are even worse t...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:27:35 PDT
what is this screwdriver within a screwdriver and what is its use? ThomasW123
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:07:34 PDT
why is my 2009 grinding into 1st and 5th gear? PatrickB134 We just had the clutch replaced in our 2009 Toyota Corolla.  Now it grinds going into 1st and 5th gear.  We have never had any problems with it prior to that.  Is it possible that the clutch isn't adjusted right or is the synchro bad?  It drives worse now than before replacing the clutch.
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 21:43:49 PDT
I don't know what this is or what it is worth? nvofmarin My partner passed away last November and this was in his storage. I have been searching to try to find what it is and the company name Baulaser, but most of the results are in german. Please if anyone knows what this is, I would be so grateful.
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 15:10:27 PDT
Motor in the newer style 80v lithium lawn mowers? thenuker Hello everyone, I have been looking to source a motor very similar to the motors used in the newer 80v Lithium lawn mowers. Does anyone have any information on them? Do they use direct drive to the blade or belt etc? Thank you! Nuker-
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 19:49:43 PDT
How to create time log for laser cutting machine? asafwat3 I need to record total time spent by the oaser cutting machine, something like a time log to calculate the whole set of jobs done per day instead of recording it manually, is there such a thing? I am getting a chinese laser cutting machine, it only has a timer that shows the time per job.
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 18:05:04 PDT
How to choose a 240V alternator specification to produce 15kw and 30kw electricity? pathseeker
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 02:41:34 PDT
Where to find a 2 HP Electric Motor? newfiebackflip I am looking to build a belt grinder.  Anyone know where I could salvage a 2 HP Electric Motor?  I initially thought treadmill as you can get them next to nothing on kijiji but depending on if its AC or DC I guess you need a bunch of other things to go along with it.
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:23:10 PDT
Solar panel: Shattered glass - epoxy or replace the glass? RincewindT Hello, I see many projects/videos about making solar panels or repairing shattered glass on solar panel with things like epoxy. But I have found nothing about chaging the glass of the solar panel. The cost of epoxy  for a repair seems quite high (30$+?) and maybe not always suited long term. Assum...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:22:57 PDT
What is a reliable 12v battery charger under $30? kingtrout1 I'm looking for a battery charger to charge my 12v 8a battery which I use to light my 300 LED strip in the garage. What charger works best and doesn't break the bank, so under $30?
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:08:50 PDT
stuck faucet handle help? mole1 It's a two handle kitchen faucet.  The last time I changed the washer on the HOT handle, I replaced both HOT and COLD plastic handles with metal ones.  I've removed the screw on top.  But can't budge the handle itself off the top of the valve unit.  Without the top screw, it should just slide up off...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:20:10 PDT
How does someone with very little mechanic experience learn to fix a classic car? slr1967 My husband and I are both in our twenties, and neither of us have much mechanic experience or knowledge. You could say I have essentially none. But this is something I have always wanted to learn! My dad just passed away and I now have his 1967 SS Chevelle. Unfortunately, it hasn't had an engine in ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:21:10 PST
I am an engineering student. i am doing a project on making leaf logs. can anyone suggest a binder? drew campbell
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 01:12:06 PST
how can i do internship in instructables ? dashinggurl
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 04:42:53 PST
I have a security camera that had USB connection on it someone I know spliced it with rca? JasonA79 My son yanked the wires apart it did work the wires are red,white,yellow,green and ground
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:01:12 PST
Tool libraries? AlexC229 Hello, Has anyone had experience of using or setting up a tool library? Do you pay a membership fee? What stops people just not bringing the tool back? I'm considering setting one up in my local area, Cornwall uk. Any info would be great Thanks Alex
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 14:44:33 PST
i want to make my mailbox as robot, what material can i use to make my Parallax Robotics Shield Kit handle ? MajdB
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:49:09 PST
photo on metal by laser macine hkl9986 I have laser machine of evlaser, Italy  working with windows 98 and evedit software how i can make the photo on any metal like steel, brass. I think this machine before year 2000. The software of this machine is support only BMP and PLT files. Please help me .
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 05:27:57 PST
Can i still make a group in here? ChrisMullin actually i was wondering if i can make a group of my own here. or I have to contact an admin for that?
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:52:29 PST
illustrator to large dgx file question? FriendOfHumanity Hello. I'm in a bit of a hurry as there is a competition I want to enter by Friday but I just need to know before doing so if this is possible in theory. ( I only have to enter the image on Friday not the the object) My final aim is to have an intricate image laser cut into  metal sheet  (5' x ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:39:32 PST
How to wire up same lights with 3 different switches? smokie1969 It might sound weird, but I have a van with 3 different doors, 2 x sliding ones & rear barn ones.... So what Id like to do is install some super bright LED lights on the inside roof, but have a separate switch available at each entry door if that makes sense? I know you can have a 2-way hallway swit...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 22:32:24 PST
I want to hardwire an LED kit with switch to the household wiring? Squash I've found similar instructions online but not quite the same thing I'm wanting to do.  Essentially, I want another fixture in the bathroom without using the plugins. I have an LED kit with switch included.  (
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:28:56 PST
step down voltage with a resistor? taylorsane Hey i used a 1 mega ohm resistor instead of transformer before bridge recifier and it works the led glow but the glow of led is very much less why???
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:21:50 PST
I´m building skateboard and I need some tips, anyone? Daijsa-VeauF I am doing a sophomore project which is building a skateboard and I need some tips on how to and how long will it take and I need a certain paint anyone know what it´s called? 
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:10:15 PST
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