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  • 3D Printed Ancient One... Spider's Trophies

    Love the display. It adds SO much to the presentation. The spider alone is a good prop; the rest you added makes it a scene, a real lair!

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  • Japanese Basket Rocks (with Clay!)

    Love them! I will try this with my youngest, after I am sure I can do it myself :-)

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  • Building a 0.5mm LED

    I believe the key step is in a single line: "Remove the die chip for (from) the LED pad." The actual LED part is removed from the 2mm casing. Maybe. My question would be, how, without damaging it? Too tiny for me to try!

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  • Upcycling a TV to HUGE Super Star Destroyer

    The way you also used the plastic casing of the TV was excellent. I seen the electronics, wires and screens and such used in numerous projects before but this is the first time I have seen the bulk plastic used, and in such a creative way! Love it!

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  • Corvid Covid Mask

    This is great. I've wanted to make a plague mask version and my daughters are currently making masks for donation. I think I'll make this one! Good work (and though I read over a hundred instructables this one will be the first I attempt; wish me luck!)

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  • House in a Rock Using Cardboard

    Yeah, but I'd like to find a way to keep the texture that your process creates! If I ever do, I'll let you know.

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  • House in a Rock Using Cardboard

    Love this! Put it on my 'to do' list. Did you just hot glue the egg crate paper on? It laid flat enough to get that great texture? I was wondering if a solution of water and white glue might work (I'm sure there is something like that technique our there), or even exterior grade wood glue (to make it more water resistant)?It looks so good I'd love to have it outside. Maybe modify someone's fake rock approach combined with someone's outdoor 'elf house' project? OK, one more time: So Cool!

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  • Pi Tape - Easily Measure the Diameter of Anything

    did you notice the cost of the pi tapes in your link? looked like $150 and up? This is a nice affordable solution. Good job Makestreme!

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  • mscaldwell888 commented on darcy3529's instructable Hanger Snowflake
    Hanger Snowflake

    you have to look at ALL of the statement. This "0.1%" refers to "ideal" meaning each of the 6 arms growing evenly. Look at the rest of the article and you see it starts as a hexagon (or under very certain conditions a triangle), and grows as with 6 fold symmetry with the exception of variation between arms (so, not "ideal"). Not 4 arms, or 5 arms or 7, 8, 9, etc arms (except rarely 12 arms, which is still 6 fold symmetry). The point was: if it HAS symmetry at all it is 6 fold (except for the limited occasions of 3 fold). It's a matter physics, the asymmetry comes from microvariations in environment but doesn't create other symmetries, only 3 and 6.AND the idea remains cool; I'm making one with my daughter.

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  • mscaldwell888 commented on darcy3529's instructable Hanger Snowflake
    Hanger Snowflake

    sorry y'all: Snowflakes are each unique but ALL have 6 points (due to the nature of the bonding of water molecules). However, I agree with JeanMJones; who cares, this idea is cool!

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  • Household Surge Protection

    Interesting 'ible. I started looking at purchasing some MOV's and there seem to be various different ones (different ratings?). What do I look for in the rating or description that will help me find the right one for a particular application?

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  • Super Simple Twisted Fabric Cement Pot

    These look great! another item for my to do list...

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  • Mini High Voltage Jacob's Ladder

    This is a fun little project! Thanks!

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  • The One Ring Mobile

    where did you find the program for the inscription? It looks excellent!

    Very good answer. I'm new to CAD/CAM/CNC but your answer made perfect sense to me.

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  • Drill Press Dust Collector & Laser Guide

    I think as long as the lines (actually the planes) the lasers create in the air (not on the work surface) are vertical (in line with) with respect to the drill post, the intersection of the two laser planes will be a vertical line and they will always cross at the same point on the work piece or table regardless of height/position as shown in the diagram. However, they will not make a 90 degree x unless they are far enough apart to cross each other at a 90 angle. but you don't need your 'crosshairs' to be 90 in order to see where the drill hits. If you rotate the laser to get 90 degrees on your table, the cross point will change as the height changes (again except when the lasers are far enough apart to cross at 90 under the drill point). I'm going for 'not' 90 degree cross hairs so …

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    I think as long as the lines (actually the planes) the lasers create in the air (not on the work surface) are vertical (in line with) with respect to the drill post, the intersection of the two laser planes will be a vertical line and they will always cross at the same point on the work piece or table regardless of height/position as shown in the diagram. However, they will not make a 90 degree x unless they are far enough apart to cross each other at a 90 angle. but you don't need your 'crosshairs' to be 90 in order to see where the drill hits. If you rotate the laser to get 90 degrees on your table, the cross point will change as the height changes (again except when the lasers are far enough apart to cross at 90 under the drill point). I'm going for 'not' 90 degree cross hairs so I don't have lasers way out to the sides.

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  • DIY FLOODLIGHT W/AC LEDs (+EFFICIENCY VS DC LEDs)

    Good work, ignore the troll. Instructables exists for people to try things, learn things, build things because they want to, not because it's cheaper. I see these COB LED's all over, so cheap, and wonder what is the difference between the cheap ones and the expensive ones, which is appropriate for which project. Your work helps answer those questions as well as showing people how to use these devices in their own, custom builds (when just buying a light bulb doesn't match the vision you have).Thanks for the work.

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