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My name is Troy. I'm a Mechatronics graduate studying Mechanical Engineering. I like to make things and spend time outdoors (especially SCUBA diving). I am a Community Manager for Instructables.

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  • tomatoskins made the instructable Instructables Holiday Ornament - Icosahedron11 minutes ago
    Instructables Holiday Ornament - Icosahedron

    I always love a convex polyhedron!

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  • How to Make a Newton's Gravity Puzzle

    That's beautiful! Is that spectraply that you used?

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  • The Impossible Puzzle: Made Possible by FDM Printing

    I made something very similar to this. Nice project!

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  • Granulation in Jewelry: Creating Granules From Start to Finish

    What a great technique! Thanks for sharing your knowledge!

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  • How to Make 3 Simple Hardware Store Puzzles

    I responded to the other comment. Let me know if you need further help.

    Sorry I didn't explain this more clearly. You aren't pushing the paracord as much as bunching it up as much as possible then pulling it from the fused end that inside the outer shell. The trick to heating it and making it look nice comes with practice and all I can say is less it more. Heat it a little at a time then immediately press it down. You want to melt it but not burn it. I hope that helps!

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  • tomatoskins commented on seamster's forum topic What's on your tool wish-list?3 days ago

    I've had a dado stack on my wish list for far too long. Unfortunately I think it's going to stay there for another year.

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  • tomatoskins commented on DIYEnPointe's forum topic Embedding YouTube Video Bug8 days ago

    Thanks for the heads up! I'll reach out to our development team to look into this.

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  • WordPress Beginner Tutorials - Getting Started!

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  • Tomb With LCD Display and Distance Sensor

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  • tomatoskins commented on camaleones's instructable Cubo FPGA & Pantalla 9 days ago
    Cubo FPGA & Pantalla

    This is cool! How did you make the cube?

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  • tomatoskins commented on PriiM's instructable Carregador Eólico Solar10 days ago
    Carregador Eólico Solar

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  • tomatoskins commented on josephyork2's instructable Can Opener Tool 10 days ago
    Can Opener Tool

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  • tomatoskins commented on CamilleandChloe's instructable How to Do a Back Tuck10 days ago
    How to Do a Back Tuck

    Wonderful information on how to do a back tuck! So easy to understand!

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  • Pallet Nightstand Using 3D Printed Brackets

    That's a cool use of 3d printed brackets! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on cinbat's instructable Rc Car Dogbone Stell10 days ago
    Rc Car Dogbone Stell

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  • Bring an Old Axe Back to Life. Making Your Own Battleaxe!!!

    This is amazing! Beautifully refinished axe!

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  • tomatoskins commented on AddyGray's instructable Biology of Yogurt10 days ago
    Biology of Yogurt

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  • Carregador Com Duas Fontes Renováveis

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  • Carregador Movido a Energias Renovaveis

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  • tomatoskins commented on HugoS99's instructable SunAir Backpack AFEC10 days ago
    SunAir Backpack AFEC

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  • tomatoskins commented on LuizaF5's instructable Microgeração Fotovoltaica10 days ago
    Microgeração Fotovoltaica

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  • tomatoskins commented on julio.colon.9693's instructable Reloj De Tren En Pirografía10 days ago
    Reloj De Tren En Pirografía

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  • tomatoskins commented on propking42's instructable Model Train Layout13 days ago
    Model Train Layout

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  • tomatoskins commented on JameeR4's instructable Water Bottle Dog Toy13 days ago
    Water Bottle Dog Toy

    Haha I love the Bob Ross!

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  • tomatoskins commented on DanielJR97's instructable How to Drive a Manuel14 days ago
    How to Drive a Manuel

    Great information! It's unfortunate that most people can only drive an automatic. I grew up (not many years ago) driving an 1969 VW bug and driving a manual is much more fun than an automatic.

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  • tomatoskins commented on erinoldfield's instructable HelloFresh Insulated Tote Bag14 days ago
    HelloFresh Insulated Tote Bag

    This is a great way to reuse something that would have otherwise gone to waste! Thanks for sharing your tote bag!

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  • Networked Nightlights With ESP8266 and Raspberry Pi

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  • Making a Small Aquaponics Kit - Jellyfish

    This is really coo! Where can I get the files to make my own?

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  • Hello Charlie,I see that you were able to publish your instructable and it's live here: https://www.instructables.com/id/Hybrid-Bandsaw-Bo...If you have any other troubles with your instructables, be sure to reach out to our support team at service@instructables.comTroy (tomatoskins)-Community Manager

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  • tomatoskins commented on drelectron's instructable Fast & Easy Coin Cleaning15 days ago
    Fast & Easy Coin Cleaning

    This is a great way to clean up some old coins!

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  • tomatoskins commented on jeongmo's instructable Butterfly Effect 15 days ago
    Butterfly Effect

    Beautiful butterflies! Thanks for sharing your project!

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  • tomatoskins commented on Phil Mercurio's instructable Fiber Optic Snoot!16 days ago
    Fiber Optic Snoot!

    This is amazing! I've been a diver for over 10 years but only got into underwater photography within the last year or so. What camera do you use?

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  • tomatoskins commented on BradG76's instructable Electric Butterfly17 days ago
    Electric Butterfly

    That's a beautiful butterfly! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on 42Fab's instructable Wall Hanging Wedding Guestbook17 days ago
    Wall Hanging Wedding Guestbook

    This is so cool! I really like the idea of not putting your memories away in a book never to be seen again.

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  • tomatoskins commented on asantosb's instructable Water Producer for Plants17 days ago
    Water Producer for Plants

    Very cool idea! I'd love to see your print files and what electronics you included in your planter.

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  • tomatoskins's instructable How to Make 3 Simple Hardware Store Puzzles's weekly stats: 22 days ago
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  • How to Make 3 Simple Hardware Store Puzzles

    That is correct! Solved would be to have it separated into the four rings and loops.

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  • How to Make a Newton's Gravity Puzzle

    Haha I'm actually currently finishing up my first fluid dynamics course right now (3 weeks left!). I hadn't actually thought about it in terms of Bernoulli's equations. But you are completely right!

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  • tomatoskins commented on tomatoskins's instructable Simple Belt Sander Blocks23 days ago
    Simple Belt Sander Blocks

    The belts I'm using are linked in step 2.

    Haha I glad that she has found these to be as useful as I have! They really are much higher quality than standard sandpaper. I made these blocks two and a half years ago and I've never needed to replace the sandpaper. These are used on almost every project I make.

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  • Water Leakage Sensor on ESP8266 + Micropython + Domoticz

    Nice! What a straightforward project!

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  • DIY Regular Bra Into a Racerback Bra With Paper Clips

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  • How to Make 3 Simple Hardware Store Puzzles

    The loop is indeed too small to pass over the ring. If it could, the puzzle would be much simpler and not much of a puzzle at all. In the solution, the loop passes around the ring but not over it.

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  • tomatoskins commented on gmonagan's instructable Ukrainian Pierogies24 days ago
    Ukrainian Pierogies

    Pierogies are the best!

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  • Portable Led Projector for Light Effects

    What a cool light projector!

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  • DIY Ambilight With Raspberry Pi and NO Arduino! Works on Any HDMI Source.

    This is beautiful! How long did this take you to make?

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  • tomatoskins commented on 18cojarvi's instructable How to Tie Your Own Marabou Jigs24 days ago
    How to Tie Your Own Marabou Jigs

    This is a wonderfully written instructable! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on mtairymd's instructable Snake Puzzle - 3D Print25 days ago
    Snake Puzzle - 3D Print

    I've always wanted to make one of these ever since Matthias Wandel made one a few years ago. Excellent documentation!

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  • How to Make 3 Simple Hardware Store Puzzles

    Thank you for such a wonderful complement! I must say that figuring out a technique to fuse the paracord with a strong joint was half the challenge of building these puzzles.

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  • tomatoskins commented on CamB19's instructable $50 Trash Can Smoker4 weeks ago
    $50 Trash Can Smoker

    It's always fun to make things that you could have bought instead. Thanks for sharing your idea!

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  • tomatoskins commented on mnt101's instructable Energy Saver 30004 weeks ago
    Energy Saver 3000

    This is a great way to track energy consumption! Thanks for sharing!

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    Clearing you cache should resolve this error. Troy (tomatoskins)Community Manager

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  • tomatoskins commented on tomatoskins's instructable Simple Belt Sander Blocks4 weeks ago
    Simple Belt Sander Blocks

    Since I made this over two years ago, I'm entirely sure, however I think that I let SolidWorks do all the math for me. I designed the shape I wanted then changed the length of the block until the perimeter matched the circumference of the belt I was using.

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  • tomatoskins commented on 19aormiston's instructable The Note-Taker (iX Project)4 weeks ago
    The Note-Taker (iX Project)

    Very cool! Thanks for sharing your project.

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  • tomatoskins commented on kangels's instructable Roomba Phone Controller4 weeks ago
    Roomba Phone Controller

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    Desk Disc Sander

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  • tomatoskins commented on bryans workshop's instructable Candy Hutch!4 weeks ago
    Candy Hutch!

    This is cool! Did you leave the doors intact or did they get removed?

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  • tomatoskins commented on BailleK's instructable How to Carve Miniature Wooden Wizards4 weeks ago
    How to Carve Miniature Wooden Wizards

    This is a cool intro to carving! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on _Root's instructable ISurfboard4 weeks ago
    ISurfboard

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  • Staircase Night Lamp - Very Low Power and 2 Sensors

    What a cool lamp! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on jdangson's instructable How to Make a Rooster Costume4 weeks ago
    How to Make a Rooster Costume

    This is so cute! Thanks for sharing your rooster costume!

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  • tomatoskins commented on tomatoskins's instructable Make a Wood Tap From a Bolt4 weeks ago
    Make a Wood Tap From a Bolt

    You can use anything you have. I used an angle grinder shown in step 1, but a triangle file or dremmel tool would work just as well.

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  • Universal Phone Mount/Adapter  for Microscope, Telescope, Binoculars

    This is so cool! Thanks for sharing your adapter.

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    This is great! I'm always excited to see what things can be made with labview.

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  • tomatoskins commented on twook's instructable Extruded Candle5 weeks ago
    Extruded Candle

    What a cool project! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on Reganmelanie's instructable Coral Reef Costume5 weeks ago
    Coral Reef Costume

    This is great! I love all the fish!

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    Excellent repair!

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  • How to Make a Cold Smoke Generator - Vent

    Well I'm interested. Let me know when you add more information so I can come back and take a look!

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  • tomatoskins commented on ENGgirls371's instructable Capri Sun Bag6 weeks ago
    Capri Sun Bag

    That looks awesome! Thanks for sharing how you made your bag!

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  • Pulsating LED Using a 555 Timer and Potentiometers

    This is actually something that I've been looking for. Thanks for sharing!

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    This looks like a great setup!

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  • How to Make a Newton's Gravity Puzzle

    Sure! What part was unclear?

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  • tomatoskins commented on Bajadog's instructable One Minute English Muffins6 weeks ago
    One Minute English Muffins

    Those look so tasty!

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  • tomatoskins commented on JonathanN94's instructable Wingless Chair6 weeks ago
    Wingless Chair

    Beautiful chair! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on Maker Gray's instructable DIY Ikea Butcher Block Countertops6 weeks ago
    DIY Ikea Butcher Block Countertops

    Beautiful countertops!

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  • tomatoskins commented on ketakiu's instructable Black Mirror6 weeks ago
    Black Mirror

    What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on Mary-24's instructable Sewing on a Button 7 weeks ago
    Sewing on a Button

    Very clear instructions! Thanks for sharing!

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  • Interactive Painting - Inspired by Bob Ross Using Bare Conductive Touch Board Microcontroller

    I love when art meets technology! Excellent instructable!

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  • tomatoskins commented on georational's instructable R/C to USB Bridge7 weeks ago
    R/C to USB Bridge

    Very cool project! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on damondisselkamp's instructable How to Jump Start a Car7 weeks ago
    How to Jump Start a Car

    Excellent steps to start a dead battery!

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  • tomatoskins commented on MaCa75's instructable Self-hardening Clay Lamp7 weeks ago
    Self-hardening Clay Lamp

    What a cool lamp! Thanks for sharing!

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  • tomatoskins commented on lynnn43's instructable Constellation Embroidery Light Switch7 weeks ago
    Constellation Embroidery Light Switch

    What a cool idea! I love soft circuits and this is such a creative idea!

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    What a cool idea! Thanks for sharing!

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    Helios - God of Sun

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    The You page is part of our old system. You can now access all your favorites here: https://www.instructables.com/member/neilroeth/fav... this page is also accessable through your profile.

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    How to Make "Sel Roti"

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    Sam - NFC Smartphone Automation Mate

    What a cool project! I love the finished look, so clean!

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  • How to Make a Newton's Gravity Puzzle

    That looks great! Were you able to print it yet?

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