Instructables: question - workshop Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:53:52 PST BLOX v1.01 A jet engine powered gokart? Shadowwalker2551 Hey guys/girls, I need some assistance. for my Year 10 metalwork major, im going to attempt to make a jet engine powered gokart. I need some assistance with the plans for it. I need to find a way to make a gokart frame, acceleration and brakes, and a working jet engine powerful enough to propel the ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:42:36 PST
where to purchase a cordless tool battery pack stud connector ? innthrough I would like to rebuild my cordless tool battery pack but I broke the stud connector on top of the pack I can not find any place online or otherwise to purchase it. I can find every thing but that can you help me find it. I
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:28:16 PST
Did any vehicles runs using water as a fuel? nirmaltrk03 By removing hydrogen from water and burnt it by using combustion engine to run the vehicles.How much  rupees does it takes?.Explain it briefly,please ...........
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:12:31 PST
i want to know the internal circuit of usb mouse ? ahmed2160 i want to make usb mouse but i havent the layout of the circuit
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:43:12 PST
Applying the right finish to a wooden knob? Tomahawk92 I was wondering what finish i could put on a shift knob i made out of purple heart. It is something that i will be touching every day, and it isn't light use. At first i was thinking linseed oil, since i heard people use it on gun stocks and stuff that people like to keep natural looking. But my fat...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:37:13 PST
dust protection for computer and router? ebaltierrez Im the designer for a plastic/wood furniture shop. I'm having problems keeping dust from computers, even with equipment not in the workshop.  (office on the side) what would be the best design to keep airflow for computers and hardware but minimize the dust. Thansk. https://dl.dropboxusercontent...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:37:34 PST
my Vehicle 2007 kia spectra wont start. making a constant noise when trying to start vehicle ? anthony.sanchez.90260 Recently the vehicle radiator went out and had the radiator replace by a mechanic. Drove the vehicle around for about 90 miles and everything was working fine. one morning I went out to start the vehicle and my ac unit was not blowing any air at all for about 2 mins I turned off the vehicle and let ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:50:19 PST
how does a gas engine convert heat to energy? galvatron522 I have a class in school where we have to describe how a car converts heat into energy. i already have the firing sequence right, but i need to know how that makes energy.
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:35:08 PST
About air compressor? mano.lingam.3 I need good explanation on how air compressor works, parts of a compressor, how to calculate pressure of air required to lift loads . please help.
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:50:33 PST
seed germination process in water without soil ? vead hello , I am reading about hydroponic system. How do I start tomatoes from seed. . I did not want to germinate seed in soil and then Put into water. Is it possible ?
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:42:03 PST
Can I use a bunch of AA Batteries setup in cells in place of a deep cycle battery for green power storage? TiamatStudios Hello, I have been looking more and more into solar and wind power generation as well as ways to store the power. I am still in the planning stages and have not yet tested anything. What I usually see in almost every green power storage guide is to use deep cycle batteries mostly of the types desig...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 09:02:27 PST
Help to find a CNC project! facine Some time ago I saw a project in which do something like this, but now I can not find it. Does anyone know which is the project of which I speak? Or someone can tell me how to call these "gates"? Thank You
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 08:37:08 PST
how to restore a 2*2 rubix cube? goneholidays
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:08:39 PST
does a solar panel interfere with a qi charger? pucksurfer I was wondering if a qi wireless charger could still charge if there was a solar panel in between the qi receiver and the charging pad. I was wondering for a phone. If you have a phone with the wireless charging capabilities then would making a solar case to charge it interfere with the wireless cha...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 12:01:00 PST
I would like some help as to how best tackle a Transom I/O modification from OMC stringer to Volvo /Merc stern drive. gwaal The vessel is a 19ft Fjord family 46, and I'll publish some photos for those that are interested or need better description. The boat has a section of 2 1/2" thick transom ply where the old OMC stringer penetrated however this is only in the engine bay of the transom and is approx 78cm wide and 68cm...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 13:50:20 PST
How do I adjust the pilot light on an older Intertherm Furnace? Vyger I have an older Intertherm Furnace with a Unitrol controler Model 110ER and I need to turn up the pilot light on it.  It was working perfect, never going out. Then this summer the my propane company replaced the pressure regulator on the tank and since then I have had a problem with the furnace stay...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:12:36 PST
How to make cuts for a child's jigsaw statestraveller Greetings from a new Instructabler: I'd like to make some wooden blocks as well as some jigsaw puzzles and perhaps a lockbox for my daughter.  (She's six months old now so I have some time to figure this out.)  I'm thinking something like this for the puzzle (simple shapes and pegs for her to grab ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:28:18 PST
Band saw question Charlie Pelican I am going to purchase a band saw to cut 10" circles from 3" stock. Will the 10" Craftsman band saw allow me to accomplish that?
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:50:16 PST
How do I power a 19 inch monitor with a battery? mazelady I'm a 'later in life' video enthusiast who struggles seeing the lcd screen on my camcorder.  I want to just use my spare 19 inch computer monitor as my camcorder monitor so I need a way to power it with a battery whenever I don't have access to an electrical outlet. Can anyone help me or point me t...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:30:03 PST
LED EMBEDDED IN AUTO-TIRES? How to build this tire? VitoM People have been asking me to create a “ LED TIRE ” and I’ve never really even considered doing it, but I’m thinking of putting together a prototype of TIRE embedded with a lot of LEDS. What do you say, dear readers about this wacky idea? * Would you like to test this type of rubber on the streets? ...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:01:59 PST
Are you a contributing author to How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables? Josehf Murchison Are you a contributing author to: How to Fix Absolutely Anything”? I am a contributing author to the book “How to Fix Absolutely Everything, A Homeowner’s Guide” by Instructables. It is a book on home repairs sold at Amazon my article in it is on Oven Element Repair. I have an author’s page at Amazo...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:50:34 PST
Homemade shop urinal? stevecinstrfme Any plumbers out there? I know that to some this sounds pretty gross, but I would like some ideas on how this might be done. I am not aware of all of the possible pipe fittings and combinations and ways of hooking things up. I have a homemade "sink" that I made out of one of those plastic storage co...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:33:12 PST
Where can I buy the roll around tool box used to make a solar generator per the Instructable??? alpharreta Do you need to know more??
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:21:22 PST
How to Make Tape Splitter? Vinay9898 Hello all masterminds out there. Can anyone guide me how do i build a tool to split adhesive tapes in required sizes? Or direct me if there exits any Instructable already for the same. Thanks
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:51:58 PST
What kind of forge would you need to forge Damascus? benduy My current access to a forge, is gas. At I've been told that it isn't hot enough to forge weld metals together. I'm curious what kind of fuel i should be using or alternate methods.  I understand the process to create the damascus alloy, I just don't know the required forging method. I assume coal/c...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:45:18 PST
Charge 2x AA batteries via USB - Voltage Question? grancharov Hi there,  I guess I didn't pay much attention, especially in some classes when I should have too :) I am DIY-ing a little project, and I need to charge two AA batteries (2450 mAh) via a PCB that get's charged via USB (5V),  here are the specs of the PCB:  Input voltage DC5V Input Current 2A Tran...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:42:57 PST

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:00:24 PST
What tools I need to begin wood crafting? akki5230 I want to make some wooden boxes and cases, and I haven't done any wood work till now so I don't have any tools and I can't buy the workshop electronic machines which I see in almost every woodworking instructables here (such as drill, lathe, sanding, saw, mitre, buiskit jointer, and all other elect...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 22:20:40 PST
What material retains heat the best? knexpert1700 I thought of something I could make for an Instructable. To keep the idea until I publish, I'll exclude the actual idea. I need a material for this project that will retain heat from a microwave for ≥20 to ≥30 minutes. It will be about 8x8x1 inches. What can I use for this? Here are some things I f...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:09:28 PST
Fluorescent bulb questions ? FriendOfHumanity Hello, Short question but sorry,  I cannot seem to shorten it; the actual question is in the last two lines . My friend's outside light stopped working; Earlier today I was asked to replace the two bulbs; they had stopped working and seemed slightly brown on the ceramic part. They are four pin fl...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:16:54 PST
What is the vernacular to describe an rf transmitter w/rotary knob that turns a servo/motor 1:1? brad.williamson.3110 I'm barely schooled in robotics and RC.  Seems I'm searching for a needle in a haystack without the precise terminology.  I'd like to turn a knob on a remote chassis.  The knob presently turns manually from stop to stop approximately six times.  It meters L/min of air.  Low torque equivalent to abo...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:07:49 PST
i have problem i cannot pay? gopalpotdar hello i am trying to pay with my credit card but i still have this error: this transcation cannot be processed i use debit visa card
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:43:51 PST
How to create a binary to alphabet converter ? Soumya KantiS i want to create a small circuit consisting of 256 LED's as output and the input will be of 8 double pole type switches(for 1 byte input) which will serve as the input. all i want to do is that with each unique combination of the 8 switches a specific led will glow which will indicate the character ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 08:50:30 PST
What kind of switch to operate and bypass motion sensor security light? stevecinstrfme I would like to be able to manually operate the light for when I need it to stay on continuously, and then have it operate on the motion sensor when I am away from it. Basically I have a motion sensor light mounted above the entrance to my shed/ workshop, and sometimes I need to set up my sawhorses ...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 18:42:23 PST
Bolt snapped off in flywheel, how to remove it? David97 Hi everyone. I was replacing the pressure plate in a nissan navara with a td27 engine. One of the bolts that holds the pressure plate to the flywheel broke. So we drilled a hole and used a easyout. However the drill bit wandered so the hole touches the side of the thread. As a result the easyout won...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 15:27:11 PST
Does anyone know the best brand of rubber bands that come in large, medium, and small sizes? mobbyn Dear readers,      I am doing a science fair project that involves rubber bands. I need large, medium, and small ones. So, if anyone has any suggestions, it would be greatly appreciated.                                                                                           Sincerely,           ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 17:57:53 PST
Device to make sudden smoke indoors? metalshiflet I want something that will make smoke really quick and can be used indoors, I want it to be about as fast as a smoke bomb, a smoke bomb would work if it could be used indoors
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:03:16 PST
How can I get templates for iq lights? Crafty grandma 5
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 06:33:45 PST
How to take wooden pallets apart? Lizziep
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 05:26:32 PST
Can I change a loveseat into a backless one so it looks like a rolled arm bench? LauraG3 The loveseat does not have attached cushions.  It's has throw pillows, but it is angled out a little. I wanted to cut the back frame down as this is sitting in front of a window and I don't want view blocked.
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 16:47:04 PST
how does a Calgarian find the local maker community to share resources and storage space? DrProximo so there's this thing I want to build. there's a lot more to it than I'm making it out to be, but all you really need to know at this juncture is that it would be a sound-proof booth for recording vocals or acoustic guitar and vocals. I currently don't have a long-term address (half of my existence ...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:14:27 PST
How can I secure film to a lamp? tomatoskins I've been working on a lamp project that will be an instructable soon enough. I'm looking for ideas on how to secure the film at the top of my lamp. The "lamp shade" is made of glass and I will be placing black and white film on the shade for the light to come through. LED lighting will be my only s...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:32:44 PST
What is the most basic IR Emitter/Receiver and/or PIR module Analog 10 led circuit? Sidener80 What is the most basic PIR module basic 10 led circuit? I have tip31's, many different size resistors,iIR Emitters and IR Receivers also PIR module with white dome 2 adjustments, on 12v?
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:36:17 PST
How to finish wood with linseed oil? gizmologist Can linseed oil by itself be a good wood finish? The instructions on the can say that a buildup will be gummy, and I don't want that.
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:52:10 PST
Precision hand cutting tool for wood? BastardlyDungeon I have a scroll saw in my garage that's been sitting there for ages. Without going into my sob story about my whole situation, let's say the reason why I wanted to use it is because I'm dirt broke and wanted to craft gifts, and I spent a bit of money fixing it up just to find out it won't power what...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:15:11 PST
What is the best way to make a very fine stencil? haventmadeabombyet Hello! I'm trying to paint text on glass, but the font I'm going for is rather small. I'm doing a lot of different phrases so cutting out individual letters from printed paper with take forever. Does anyone have a better idea for cutting our stencils that I'm not thinking of? I've thought of using a...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:32:06 PST
Ownership of ideas after a contest? jleyssens If you submit your idea in an instructables contest, does the idea-owner remain the idea-owner, or do you give the organizing party (or sponsor) the right to commercially exploit you design? I didn't find anything about IP in the terms of agreement on a first quick scan, but wanted to be sure. Als...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:33:21 PST
Calculate DC motor specifications (torque power etc) for electric vehicle fawad_pappi Dear Sir/Madam, I want to make an electric car like as shown in figure below., with a DC motor. assume no inclination, road is plain surface. please explain all calculation with formulas.THANK YOU following is the basic known parameters: Total mass of car(including rider and everything) = 250kg in...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:40:57 PST
Input and output of my transformer.? ShuvamP I have bought a heavy duty transformer but  input and output wires are not attached to it, so please help me to select the input and output points to solder wire. I have attached an image of it too.
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:55:56 PST
Where can i get furniture style pvc fittings in the UK? Brandlin I see so many good things about PVC pipe used for building things. In America you seem to be able to get lots of sizes of pipe and specialist fittings. In the UK  in bricks and mortar stores we are limited to just plumbing supplies. ie 21mm 32mm and 40mm pipe - we cant get corner 3 way fittings, 4 o...
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