Hello could you have a search bar for just your website so if i need a "walking stick make " i can search it out
Topic by melandpaul | last reply
My dad keeps telling me about these candy bars that used to be made called Milkshake Bars.http://www.candywrappermuseum.com/milkshake.htmlI've never had them before, but they are apparently not made anymore.Basically, I was wondering if anyone would know how to make one. If so, could you list it as an instructable so that I might make one for my Dad. I think he'd really love to have one.Thanks.
Topic by boltfox20 | last reply
When viewing pages in "How to make Instructables," the lower orange bar will intermittantly move to cover the "previous to next" area of the page when changing to another page. You must then refresh the page to move it and be able to select another page of instructables. Very annoying. Also the preview bar wouldn't work the first time I tried it.
Topic by nightmissle | last reply
Does anyone have plans or drawings for a bike/bar (pic below)? My friend and I helped load one of these onto a trailer the other day and I have been wanting one ever since. It has a bar in the middle and 10-16 seats (depending on the model) lining the sides where people sit and pedal and drink. The one we saw had a steering wheel in the middle for the bartender. I have not researched the legality of such a vehicle in my area. I have not been able to find anything online thus far. My friends and I are proficient at machining and welding, I would just need some general dimensions and plans to get started. Can anyone help me out?
Question by churchas | last reply
Well, instructables just changed about a week ago, and they added and changed some things. But there is one problem I have. It's that I can't find the search bar. I've been looking for it for a while, and I'm really starting to get frustrated, so I asked a question. Can you guys help me? I want to be able to search for stuff!
Question by Seleziona | last reply
My search bar keeps covering thumbnails. It seems to move up and down the page at will. During all of this, the search bar at the top of the page remains. The 'moving' bar also wowrks for searching. Have to reload page to clear. Annoying! Any ideas? Thanks, Phil
Topic by pwhite4407
My search bar keeps covering thumbnails. It seems to move up and down the page at will. During all of this, the search bar at the top of the page remains. The 'moving' bar also works for searching. Have to reload page to clear. Annoying! Any ideas? Thanks, Phil
Topic by pwhite4407 | last reply
Would placing it on the back bottom of an iron railing that outlines a rooftop bar be ok? how far does it beam up? We were hoping people from the street (15 stories down) could see it, and would it be too bright for those standing close or obstruct the view of the city? Thanks so much!!
Question by megsuberant
Today was for first time this happened to me (note: at this machine, the OS is WinXP, and so the browser being MSIE can not be upgraded higher than 7). the grey bar near the top of the page (where SIGN IN is slightly higher in the right hand corner), prevented me from signing in. The drop down box slid behind the grey line. I only managed to get a sign on screen by trying to post here (and then it of course, prompts you to sign in or join).
Topic by Goodhart | last reply
I am trying to develop an automation project that requires the use of an identification code. i'll be using a application made on delphi, running in a regular PC and the delphi program must read the code and give an order to the electric motor. i want some advice on this matter, like, which code should i use (qr or bar code) and the hardware and software required for this, so tha the delphi program can read it. please help! ps: sorry for any english errors
Topic by nogleo | last reply
Hi everyone, Me and a friend of mine would to make a scoreboard which can display the score of around 70 different people. The way we would like to do this is by making 70 individual led strips which represents a person. Each strip has to contain about 100 leds (so the maximum score is 100). We would like to be able to set each persons score individually from anywhere between 0-100. Preferably with as little knobs as possible. What do you guys think is the easiest and cheapest way of doing this? We were thinking about a system with a arduino or some kind of controller and a chain of LED Bar Graphs as shown in the link below. http://i01.i.aliimg.com/photo/v57/241783705/LED_bar_graph_display.jpg We are not that experienced with electrical components so we would like to have some help with that! Looking forward to hear some of your ideas!
Topic by TDDG | last reply
I noticed a lack of the recent header bars for contest entries... Have they been removed altogether or are they simply hiding from me, I know the code was updated so maybe they have just disappeared while being worked on, not sure how long they've been gone for...
Topic by killerjackalope | last reply
I just bought an LED bar graph for my project. I'm looking for an enclosure that I can install this bar graph. Are there any vendors or services where you can specify precut holes or am I restricted to a DIY with saws and drills? http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-pcs-TriColor-Fixed-LED-Bargraph-Array-20-Segments-for-Audio-VU-Meter-USA-/181403879518?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash;=item2a3c83885e
Topic by MikeH8 | last reply
I plan on making a backdrop (pictured) out of copper. I have a little bit of experience soldering copper pipe. I have an idea of how to build the backdrop but would appreciate some feedback/tips.Dimensions:- 5' W x 7' H x 3' DMaterials: - Diagonal members: 0.1875" round bar- Circular votive holders: 0.125" round bar- Rectangular border, kickers, and base: 1/4" x 1" rectangular barI'm thinking that I will solder the diagonal members at each intersection and where the ends meet the rectangular bar frame. The base will be a 3' rectangular bar on the left and on the right. There will be a kicker on each side, connected to the base and about halfway up the vertical members of the frame.Does this seem feasible? Will the structure be stable? How can I form the circular votive holders?
Question by sjung510 | last reply
My husband really really wants a footstool for his potato couching comfort. He has also always joked about wanting a bar fridge in the lounge for keeping his beer in close proximity to the TV. (he's a lovely but lazy lazy man). I am NOT the 'handy' type, but I do know one end of a screwdriver from the other (just). My first thought was just to tip a bar fridge on it's back and cover it with fabric so that iyou would lift the 'top' to get to the fridge part, but the 'what-cha-ma-callit' at the back of the fridge (the coil looking bit) would be on the ground.. now I am a natural blonde but even I know this is not a good idea! If anyone has ANY ideas on how to go about combining the 2 I would be very very grateful, and my husband would have the best christmas present ever! I am especially looking for any ideas using the KISS principal. thanks!
Topic by jag5000 | last reply
When arriving at a page such as https://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/category-technology/ There's a horizontal scrollbar. To remove it, find this rule div#omni in your CSS files. Either: - Remove: border: 1px solid rgba(119,130,135,.4) - Add: box-sizing: border-box; Either one should fix your problem.
Topic by WilsonA15
From the explore page (https://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/) I tried to use the search bubble at the top right. I typed USB charger for example, and it takes me to a search page (https://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/?sort=none&q;=usb+charger) but that page only has a grey bar with the words "Let's make 'USB charger' with an option to choose different categories, e.g. everything, technology, etc... That page doesn't show any search results. It appears to be the main search page, because it has a little magnifying glass button after the text, but when I click it, it just returns me back to the "Explore" page cited above. I can't figure out how to search the site. Also I tried to attach a screenshot but neither the new uploader nor the "old" uploader are responding to my clicks.
Topic by waslater | last reply
Wanted to make my own battery powered headlight for my dirtbike, I want to keep it in the 15x4 dimension. I would like to make it as bright as humanly possible in that dimension. Cost isnt that big of a deal just dont want to drop $300 on a pre fabbed one if I can make one for much less. A list would be nice, primarily LED's to use, battery, heat sink issues. Again I would like to build one that is really bright right in front and carries for a good distance. Any and all suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
Topic by Simhinz | last reply
I recently got a new iPod touch 3g 8gb and I u[loaded 30 games and 40 songs because most of my songs are still pending. I noticed when I uploaded a video, updated apps and songs that there was this huge chunk of "other" in the itunes page. There is a photo down there. I have also read about it that I should get rid of contacts (which I have), notes ( which I have) Calender notes ( which I have) and album art ( which I also have). Recently when I synced it the songs were copying form my music into the Ipod for no reason. I have also read about "ghost data" which comprises of songs which do not show but are there... Help me please
Question by knex_mepalm | last reply
I have some limited wood working skills. Looking for something that looks good but is easy to build.
Question by jrmurt | last reply
When viewing an "Answer" the right hand side of the page loads the main page twice, the last time containing a java error as follows: ERROR 500: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: ServletException in '/pages/forum/forum_layout.jspx': ServletException in '/pages/answer/answer_rightbar.jsp': java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException Browser, Firefox 3, Windows Vista.
Topic by whatsisface | last reply
Hello. I need something like this: http://trapezerigging.com/PortablePullupBar/?gclid=CO_b9dCf6aMCFZL92AodJFCP2w That is, a free standing chin up bar that can be quickly mounted and dismounted. Somewhat more solid than that one if possible and... well, that one is extremely expensive for what it is. I've thought of building two Y-shaped vertical poles (maybe with galvanized pipes?) and an additional horizontal bar mounted on top of both. How would you do this? Thank you very much in advance.
Topic by Jatepola | last reply
My boyfriend and I want to have a Who-themed room party at a sci-fi/linux convention in our area. We've bounced around the idea of having a TARDIS console bar set up in a corner of the room, so I'd really appreciate ideas for the console that could easily be set up and broken down, as this is going in a room we only have for a weekend. Ideas for random gadgets and doo-hickeys, places to have alcohol and the like would be greatly appreciated as well. So far we know we want to have a quarter or half keg in the center of the console, located behind us. Leaning towards 10th's design, but might be willing to go for the 11th's more steam punk look. Also, decorating tips for the room as a whole would be good. So for we want to make roundels out of foam and stick them to the wall with tack to imitate the 10ths 'desktop theme' and to print a door sized TARDIS door to tack to the door to the hotel room. The idea behind the party is that the hotel room and the TARDIS have merged, ala Time Crash.
Topic by greenpixi | last reply
My grandparents are moving, and are organizing stuff... I just found an antique bar clamp (An ELZETT, a bit smaller than that one though). The sliding arm/jaw wouldn't slide on the bar, so I removed the rust. The sliding jaw wouldn't lock onto the bar when I tightened it. I tried enlarging the grooves/notches that were on the bar with a hacksaw, but that didn't really help. Does anyone have an idea for making it lock/catch on the bar? My grandpa might have several more of these clamps! Drilling holes into the bar and adding a removable pin - no, because this steel is really hard and I'd go through 10 drill bits. The only thing I can think of is to take it apart, and use the hardware for a homemade wooden clamp. But I think it would be easier to start from scratch... I really want to fix this clamp! The quality of old tools, throat depth of this clamp, the screw, the swiveling pad - I need these! Thanks!
Question by Yonatan24 | last reply
I guess I noticed it first, b/c when something changes or is altered someone Forum Topicifies it.SOOOThe New Navigational Bar (The Yellowish bar in between the deep Orange, and the White page background), When you roll over one of the menus (Home, You v, Explore v, Community v, and Submit v) Whichever menu you roll over, exposes a drop-down menu.Just a little heads up.:DI just noticed this too, Look where the search box is, down with the rest of the navigation bar!I like where it sits now!
Topic by bumpus | last reply
Hello, I am in college, and I thought it would be an interesting idea if I had a LED light bar behind my futon to light up one of my walls. I have seen some projects on here about making a light bar but I am a little confused and I have no idea how to set it up to music. I was just wondering if anyone knows what I am talking about and if I can get it on the cheap. Thanks.
Topic by RipDiesel22 | last reply
Ive got an idea for the search bar. im 13 years old and im new to the site, ive made a few things out of it so far, but im still a beginner. i usually come across old stuff like beat boxes, ps2s, and a bunch of other stuff that id like to make into something, but i can never think of all the possibilities of things to do with it. so i though what if we added an option to search for a key ingredient in an instructable? thoughts? comments?
Topic by dczupik | last reply
Hello, So it's my first post here :-) Hope tu fins answers ! I would like to create a visual countdown, created by a led bar (let's say 100 leds aligned) that would switch off regulary the leds when the time is going on... My idea is to propose a visual bechmark to people that do not know to read the time (childrens, deficient persons etc...). For example, it's always quite hard to make the childrens know how long they have to stey on bed until the night is finished. This kind of countdown could be understandable by everyone to know if the night is in the middle or next to finish. Ideally, this coutdown could be associated to one clock and could take the "start time" and the "end time" and calculate the time beetween that, then switch off regulary each one of the lights, going from 100 lights on starting time to 0 at end time. Any idea about this ?
Topic by epfyffer | last reply
I'm trying to help out a friend. He's an animation student and he frequently has to use a light box while he's sketching. For those unfamiliar, he draws on a paper, and then puts another paper on top and traces it again, but with a slight change from the first. This process continues over and over until the animation is complete. In order to be able to trace, he's got a piece of white plexi (with a 90° bend in it) as his "table". He then places an off the shelf Energizer "Under Cabinet Light" under the plexi. This light has a fluorescent bulb and is powered by 8 AA batteries. Simple calculations means it's running on a 12V battery pack. Since he's often doing homework for 6 hours straight, the 8AA batteries become costly and the light dims over time. He was asking if I could hack the light to take AC power instead. I have an old wallward ac adapter that has these specs: Input: 120VAC 60Hz 30W Output: 12V @ 1.2A. I also took pictures of the circuit board I found inside the light. While I can't distinguish exactly what's on the board, I can pick out a capacitor, a transformer and some sort of regulator. I should've got a quick schematic... from the looks my google searching, it's a simple fluorescent lamp circuit. Would it be as simple as stripping the ends of the AC adapter and soldering it to the positive and negative contacts on the light bar's circuit board? The adapter itself takes AC and makes it DC so it should work right? Another thing he is thinking of is having me swap out the tube for LED's. I'll just need an LED driver and I can use the same power supply I found in my junk box... it's just a question if the high powered LEDs would be bright enough. Surely if the tube is bright enough on fresh AA batteries, 3 high powered white LEDs would be brighter right? Also he's on a budget, so the AC/DC hack would essentially free for him!
Topic by mrsayao | last reply
Thanks to the people who suggested fire fox- I'm instructed to not fiddle with the computer since it is shared. some times the "loading bar" appears, and sometimes it doesn't. My husband does clear out the cashe, and we have the latest Norton anti virus program installed (sadly we have a PC) I would like to have an apple. any other suggestions? Thanks :0)
Topic by porcupinemamma