MARGARITA MACHINE

Can anyone tell me how to make a MARGARITA MACHINE

Posted by bukshot 11 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


Animatronic machine

I challenge somebody to make a Instructable about how to make a animatronic machine! Wkipedia:Animatronics is the use of electronics and robotics in mechanised puppets to simulate life. Here's a video of some animatronics

Posted by HeyJD 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Xylophone Machine

Just had this idea, and in a flurry of building, I have a prototype. It's a knex machine that plays the xylophone. Right now, it can only play five notes eight times. I am hoping to increase this. In the photo, the machine is rigged to play the opening of the Imperial March :D

Posted by DRADIS 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Marble Machines

Here's a movie of a gorgeous, useless marble moving machine. Check out the guy's marble machine website as well; he's got a lot of discussion about raising marbles and making marble movement machines. He has built several others as well but this was my favorite, probably because of the lovely wooden musical noises created by the falling marbles.

Posted by rachel 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


The Breakfast Machine

While visiting my grandmother last week in beautiful New Jersey, I found The Breakfast Machine, a combination compact toaster oven, frying pan, and coffee maker all in one. At first glance, I thought it was a pretty funny combination, but it's actually quite efficient--the same heat that toasts the bread also fries the eggs. I, of course, had to take the machine apart a little, and you can see the same heating strips that you'll find in any toaster oven are the only source of heat for the frying pan.One question, though: how are you supposed to remove the frying pan without a handle?Once you have your breakfast machine, the next step is to hook it up to your alarm clock (see discussion here) and you'll be up in no time!

Posted by joshf 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Vending machine

I am looking for someone who wants to do a mini vending machine project.

Posted by Simon-does 2 months ago  |  last reply 2 months ago


Machine Guns

This forum is meant for WW2 Knex Machine guns. Talk about your guns or just post them! Share ideas too!

Posted by dynno97 10 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Fog Machine?

Hi! I would like to make a small, cheap fog machine, but I have no acess to dry ice. Hmm. What a pickle... Any Ideas???

Asked by Warlrosity 8 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Chain machine

I want to know, how can I do a machine to make stainless steel chains. That's a ward one. If some one can tell me

Asked by spper 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


pinball machine

I have a 1973 gottlieb pro-football (EM) pinball machine,(EM) stands for electro-mechanical i`m really hoping to get this thing working this year.

Posted by mr.origami 9 years ago


Knex Machine

This is a knex gun i made and i need some advice on which i should post it or not. Please Comment...

Posted by Antony 12 years ago  |  last reply 12 years ago


Knex Machine

This is a knex gun i made and i need some advice on which i should post it or not. Please Comment...

Posted by Antony 12 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


Knitting Machines?

I'm trying to knit a sweater-vest that has a two color repeating design. I'd like to use a knitting machine because I am trying to recreate a sweater-vest from a movie, and it looks like using a knitting machine is the best way to go. I know next to nothing about knitting machines, but I've seen them on eBay and Craigslist for pretty cheap (Like, less than $50.) but I have no idea what I need.  What's a good, cheap, knitting machine? Also, what's the deal with punch cards? I don't really know what they're for. Can someone explain this all to me? Thanks so much, I can't wait to see what responses I get. You guys are awesome.

Posted by Super Cameraman 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


cricut machine

Hello fast question, I have a cricut expression, and unfortunately since it no longer words with "sure cuts a lot" or any of the other custom software applications, does anyone know if I could simply hack the machine to accept usb commands from the computer to cut custom shapes?

Posted by kalboon 6 years ago


machine gun

Ok i have this book its the Military small arms encyclopedia for 1900-2000 of military small arm guns. In this book i was looking at the machine gun section and looked at one its a Skoda M1909 belt fed machine gun mounted on a tripod, and has a frontal shield protecting the operator. Im working on a design for it right now, although i am quite short of pieces because i need to make the cooling canister and the body, then the tripod. Then ill need a shitload of pieces for the belt

Posted by ClemensY290 10 years ago


Ball Machine

Since I have the Ripin rocket set I was wondering if i could make the ball track with the set smoother even though i put railing in the middle. If anybody has a answer post please.

Posted by rexdino5 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


Ghosts in the machine?

If anyone here has seen Irobot ( which you must have to be on instructables ) are familliar with the line "ghosts in the machine" which basically means there are always thigns/ functions we cannot explain. What do you think about this, how long until we make machines that truly "think for themselves, and can strategize to overthrow us. Recently in a podcast i listened to, the host talked about a robot that was created, and could "think" for itself. It has already though up and tested it's own theories. ( a bit scary ) Basically the point of metioning this, is to help people realize we have already taken the first step. Now the question is, how long until we outdo ourselves, end up in virtual worlds and the earth is one giant farm that the robots use to farm us for power?

Posted by XOIIO 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Sex MACHINE!

The robots have gone back in time and taken over the funk! FULL DISCLOSURE: I listened to a ton of James Brown during my senior year in college and seeing a sci-fi/JB mashup is amazing to me. I also re-fell in love with "Appetite for Destruction" the same year. It was a good time.

Posted by fungus amungus 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


The Human Machine

It isn't that long ago that explaining human physics and behavior was imagined by copper etching. This picture seems funny to us now. But 100 years ago this was the way to explain the functions in the human head. I found this picture in an old book and I want to share it with you. This is nice for silkscreening or transfer print at T-shirt or any other surface. When you want High-Res 2208 × 2732 and 300 dpi let me know.

Posted by IamWe 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago


Sorting Machine

I am wanting to make a sorting machine for my autistic son, so he can learn how to tell different materials from each other & also different colors from each other.  I know that there are a few things that I want in it & also a few things that I am sure that I will need but I need a little assistance on how to go about it. I know that it will need a load sensor for the weight detection, & light sensors for detecting the color (I'm not too sure that is what I'll need), & I am not sure how to make it detect the materials though.   To give a small overview of how I want it to work is that he will place the colored block (he has some that are foam, some are wood, & some plastic ones) or a toy car (die cast) & he will drop them into a hopper that has a conveyor belt that will drop the toy onto a lever that will slide the toy onto a scale w/ a sensor to tell the color (or stripes) on the toy & also it will then be swept to the next station where it will tell the material the toy is made of & then drop it in the proper hopper.  I would also like indicator lights to show where things are going to show him what's going on if he'd like to watch. Can I get some help on this please.

Posted by sofiadragon1979 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago


machine machine has a small oil leak.

The RCA Whirlpool washing machine is 10 years old. It works perfectly, but it has a small OIL leak at the left front of the washing machine. Joe.

Asked by 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Dog-Powered Machine

I just got a great idea, but I'm not sure what to do with it. It's a machine that is somehow powered by the kicking motion of your dog's foot when you scratch his belly. Any ideas on how to go about doing this and what the machine could be?

Posted by Brother_D 10 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Knex braiding machine?

So i need a machine to braid stuff has there or is there a way to make on out  of knex? there are some made with lego but what about knex? and how do braiding machines  work any way?    

Asked by sonic broom 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


silk screen machine

Im looking for plans on building a silk screen machine, can any one direct me in the right direction. thanks...........Camtech

Posted by Camtech 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago


Ball throwing machine !

Hi everyone ! I want to have a ball thrower machine like the one used in Tennis . How can i make a cheap one which throws the ball really fast ? I searched in the site but only got one which uses a bike and throws very slowly . Can I have some help ?

Posted by FOOOFEI 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


knex ball machine

Hi everybody, I ca'nt finish my ball machine. I tried to build chain lift or wheels but I failed... I haven't got enough place to build a chain lift (see on pictures). I hope someone can help me to finish it because I'm on it since 3 days. Thanks for advices and help. PS Sorry for ortograph (I'm french^^).

Posted by ericpropre 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Rube Goldberg Machine

My friend and I built a cool Rube Goldberg machine in his basement. Check it out below.

Posted by qwertyboy 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Is there a sound effects machine?

Is there a machine or something you can make where you can plug in sound effects files and then as you push different buttons it will play the effects on cue? I have been searching and can't seem to find anything. Thanks for the help.

Asked by payne.kj 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Sewing Machine Retrofit

Just ran across this blog post by someone who has altered his sewing machine for significantly improved performance, and several modes of operation. I particularly love the mode where the needle follows the pedal, up, or down.  You basically make one stitch at at time each time you press the foot pedal.  Want!

Posted by rachel 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Sewing machine advice?

I'm looking for a sewing machine. I'm not advanced or anything, but I'm familiar and comfortable sewing. I have a somewhat limited budget, let's say $200 max, and I don't need anything fancy. Basically, I'm looking for a basic, easy to use, relatively inexpensive sewing machine. I'm planning to make pretty basic clothes, bags, etc. It would be a great help to have some sense of what models would best meet my needs (new or used). Thanks!!

Asked by isbltchi 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Making A Ball Machine

I'm building a ball machine but I need some ideas on what kind of tower I should use for it. Give me ideas but keep in mind that I have limited pieces.

Posted by jollex 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago


Discombobulation Ball Machine

 

Posted by GrandeSwag 9 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


COKE MACHINE OF HAPPINESS!!!!!!

 This video is awesome!!!! Rival Pepsi would never think of this!!!!                      !!!!!!!!!!WATCH AND ENJOY!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!AND SUBSCRIBE TO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by KnexFreek 9 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Broken sewing machines?

Hi guys. Thought of a project and i really need a sewing machine motor. Anyone has one that they don't want? Will pay shipping. Pls help!

Posted by micraman 7 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


My Knex Machine?

I was just wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to make my Knex invention better here is a link to the instructable.  Knex Automatic Egg Painter I would love any advice from some of you who have made a lot of amazing Knex machines Thanks Mysterygirl

Posted by Mysterious_Gal 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


Telephone answering machine

I am looking for a machine that will allow people to call a telephone   number that would be automatically answered and relayed to a   louspeaker so that the call can be heard "out loud". This planned as   an analogue system but I am open to everything. The calls should be   limited to 3 minutes. alternative:   an app that would allow me to answer my calls   automatically (hands-off) and listen to the callers without touching   the phone. The calls should be limited to 3 minutes. This is project that is happening in mid-August 2013 in Palm Springs Ca. Usually in Europe I use a  Tiptel 540 SD  but these dont seem   available in the US. Any tips or help are welcome. see web link   http://www.benoitmaubrey.com/?p=1963 Yours electronically B. Maubrey

Posted by Feedback Fred 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago


Delorean Time Machine

Hi guys, I would just like to ask for some tips/advice/suggestions on how to build a Delorean Time Machine (as featured in Back To The Future). I'm not talking about an actual scale model - decent ornament size will do, to be displayed on a shelf. It would be cool to include some fancy electronics inside of it. Perhaps a digital alarm clock?

Posted by nuendo 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago


Mechanical washing machine.

I work for a charity with Aboriginal Australians in the remote outback of Australia, a place called Arnhem land, it is worth a google. People need washing machines, they buy them, they break , even with warranty cover, they can not be fixed as no service men will come here to service them, we are too remote.  Houses here have about 20 people living in them, there is no work here and people live on small government payments which are not enough to cover daily expenses. Due to the difficulty in accquiring and maintaining a working washing machine, health issues such as Crusted Scabies have taken hold here, and cause much suffering. We can't erradicate the disease here without getting working washing machines. We need a solution, an easy to use, easy to fix washing machine. No electronics. Cold water only is fine. Possibly even hand operated, or wind operated (or other)  I found one which is a plastic  tub which turns with a handle and stands on two feet.  However the construction too flimsy, the tub not big enough for a bed sheet, it was green though. Didn't use electric power. Anyone have any ideas? Know any other sites I could post on to get ideas? Thanks : )

Posted by lisafromnz 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Cracker placing machine

Hello I have for some time tried to come up with the design for making a machine that can place crackers (like "TUC") in a straight line.  I tried to place Carcassonne tiles in a stack with a hole, so one tile could slide down, but the weight of the other tiles makes this impossible to do. To this I thought of placing a continuous track under the cracker stack, but I would prefer to keep this simple.  The design of the machine could be like a trundle wheel, with a squared pipe for the crackers.  The idea: http://i.imgur.com/WAP3wgI.png I know the machine might sound very odd, but I hope that you can help me create this.  Thank you

Posted by Andreaslrp 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago


New Ball Machine

I am currently making a new ball machine, It will have a 'Jungle'  theme to it. I'm thinking of a name for it.. i have these so far: Jungle, Monkey and Swingin'. If you have any ideas for elements or names feel free to comment. It will have 4 paths. *EDIT* This ball machine is now finished. I will post a video but no instuctions. To give you a hint of what it looks like here are the names of the four paths: Old mine, Vine run, Broken bridge, And Waterfall. I will call It "Rumble In The Jungle" thanks to MegaMetal8. 

Posted by Tom Buckey 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


knex machine gun?

Right, so after i saw the video for the cyclone by perfect duck, i decided to make a machine gun with the highest ROF ever. but i was wondering what mechanism it should use? because i am posting ibles for it when it is finished i dont really want to make 80 ft long chains. so what should i do?

Asked by Fred the evil puppet 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Knex Machine Ideas?

I need ideas for a machine to make. Thanks for any ideas!

Asked by KnexFreak360 8 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Name for ball machine? Answered

Yes, I'm working on a new ball machine. And I have no idea how to call it. Please help me!

Asked by Sorunome 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


Washing machine motors?

I have also seen a lot of washing machine motors at the scrap yard. They usually have a large wiring harness. Has anyone used a washing machine motor for a tool or project?

Asked by vectorges 9 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago


Lego CNC machine

Just what it says - a CNC machine built from Lego! From YouTube via Notcot.

Posted by Kiteman 7 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago


K'nex Ball Machines

I've noticed that there has been a recent rise of ball machines being made by the k'nexers. I think this is great. I personally love ball machines and have made 4 of them. I am currently working on a 5th one which is approximately 170 cm. or 67 inches tall. It has 4 paths so far. Comment if you are currently building or planning a ball machine.

Posted by jollex 10 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Gigantiv Bubble Machine

I am new in electronics.  Can not get the circuitry to work as described in MAKE magazine vol 28.  Has anyone built the bubble machine and can offer me some help.  I sure need it.  Thanks

Posted by lfreundl 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago


Rube Goldberg machines

I need construct a rube that has at least 4 different simple machines - no legos, marbleworks, mousetrap game parts, etc.... HELP.

Posted by cocoa611 9 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago


Kitty Washing Machine

Riddle Me this.... what person designs such a machine and says "Ya... what a good idea"?Even their website says its OK for cats o.0

Posted by trebuchet03 12 years ago  |  last reply 12 years ago


morse code machine

Hi, I think it would be cool if you could have a litte machine on your desk at school that could signal your friend with morse code without sound e.g. flags

Posted by bad apple 11 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago