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Published: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:22:00 PST

 



Remote shutter trigger for Digital Cameras

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:30:22 PST

(image) Make a remote shutter release for your canon digital camera (and some other brands such as Pentax, sony, and some nikons) for about 3 bucks in under 5 minutes, even a 1st grader can do this. This is great for getting the perfect exposure, and enables you to go past the 30 second exposure offered wi...
By: deth2all

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Junk box flowers

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:00:28 PST

(image) The perfect gift! These have been very popular as desk ornaments, or on a window sill. great for anyone who uses a computer in their jobs or for fun. I have been making these for a while now, and whenever I go to craft shows, they are the first thing to sell..You need: Glue. I prefer GOOP, but Super...
By: photozz

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A toliet seat with suspension

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:30:23 PST

(image) I made this for a buddy of mine for Xmas.. He's a big hunter and was tired of finding a spot in the woods or along the trail when heading to and from deer camp. Im sorry I dont have pictures for anything except the finished product.. its simple and it makes for a great conversation piece, while stil...
By: whoops there it went

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Extend your laptop's life! Clean the dust out of its heat sink.

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 03:00:16 PST

(image) A very basic overview of how I cleaned the dust out of my Toshiba laptop's heat sink. There was so much in there! I can't believe this practice isn't recommended and encouraged by the manufacturers. If dust is blocking the air inlet and outlet and/or the heat sink, your computer may overheat. Symp...
By: bluescrubby

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Xylophone windchime from a children's toy

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 05:30:31 PST

(image) Here is a quick, easy and inexpensive project that will bring back fond memories of childhood for almost anyone. Bright colors and memorable tones make this a nice gift for someone of almost any age and interest.Any mention of this project must provide a link to www.zieak.com with credit to Ryan Mc...
By: zieak

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5 dollar, 1/2 hour Worm Composting Bin(s)

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:00:22 PST

(image) No flashing lights, bikes, magnets or iPods here. Just worms in a box. Eating. Update: Due to popular demand for information about how to care for worm bins, I'm thinking about writing a small book about the subject. Please let me know if you'd be interested in having a little worm bin manual! (Yes...
By: Marcos

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Pro Mouse Beltbuckle

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:30:31 PST

(image) I have an Apple Pro Mouse that stopped working. I thought I would tear it apart to see how it worked before I threw it away, at the very least I could salvage the LED from it. As I held it in my hand I realized it was the right size and shape to become a belt buckle. With it's two-layer construction...
By: courtney

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Furby Hijack

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 07:30:56 PST

(image) I took control of a furby's body using a PIC16F877 microcomputer. Videos on last step. The furby's in-built sensors and actuators: light sensor, IR sensor, IR transmitter, tongue touch sensor, belly touch sensor, microphone, speaker. The furby's main (and only) motor was dead, so I added ot...
By: leevonk

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Low Cost Indoor Pond

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:30:49 PST

(image) I built this pond for my living room in two days. The total cost was less than $200, using common tools and other items available at your local hardware store or home and garden center.
By: drum303

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Nut Shell Container

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:00:32 PST

(image) Basically a regular bowl with some netting on the top which, when you crack a nut inside it, the shell pieces don't fly everywhere and you don't have to use your hand to stop them either.This is just a thing I got an idea for while I was cracking nuts. It's turning out to be very useful.MATERIALS --...
By: Aeshir

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A Musical Stash for your Money

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 02:30:53 PST

(image) This little device hepls you know when people try to pilfer your money.
By: JesusFreak

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PEZ USB 2.0 [C-3PO]

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 03:00:35 PST

(image) Hack your PEZ dispenser with your USB stick and glowing LED's for eyes. After I finished this I searched and found other PEZ USB hacks but none I could find with "glowing LED's for eyes". I wanted to to create this and still have a functioning PEZ dispenser but to my disdain the Cruizer was much to...
By: dipswitch

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Dance Messenger

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:30:38 PST

(image) Fun persistence of vision toy. Attach it to your shoe and write messages or patterns while you walk, run or dance! This article is brought to you by MonkeyLectric and the Monkey Light bike light
By: dan

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Light pole for treating SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder, or, the winter blues)

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 08:30:27 PST

(image) With winter coming on, the amount of sunlight you can get every day diminishes rapidly. People in the northern states tend to stay indoors more. This is a nice way to have a taste of bright sunlight and the warmth of the tropics. This picture is severely f-stopped down so you can see the construc...
By: implaxis

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How to build a food photography light stand

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:00:53 PST

(image) Food photography is challenging because food touches so many emotions. I've been steadily improving my technique, and here I show a light stand I built to aid in taking better pictures. All images were taken with a Nikon Coolpix L4 (in fact, the same camera we gave away in a previous contest here)...
By: ewilhelm

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CheapGeek- Make Refrigerator magnets-(not original by any means)

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 04:00:44 PST

(image) Make your refrigerator personalized with your own crappy magnets. Here's the deal- after seeing the all the magnet Instructibles, and having magnets and a refrigerator and crap to go on it, I figured why not make and add my own magnets. I had leftover business card magnet blanks. These are the...
By: cheapgeek

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Magnetic Refrigerator Lights

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:00:19 PST

(image) Turn your fridge into a canvas for LED art. Any passerby can place and relocate the magnetic LEDs any way they wish to create illuminated pictures and messages. It's great for high traffic kitchens and It's fun for kids and adults alike.
By: sockmaster

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Solar Battery Charging

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:01:09 PST

(image) This instructable will show you how to make your own solar battery charger from very simple components. It is taken from my documentation provided with a kit I supply - you should easily be able to source the same components yourself of course.If you have any comments on how to improve the documenta...
By: DoveP

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