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Published: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:19:39 PDT


Grappling Hook

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:56:15 PDT

(image) As I mentioned in this Instructables, I went kayaking with my friend. We were kayaking down the river and saw an amazing rope swing. As we approached we realized it would be impossible to use without losing our kayak. What we needed was a hook. Tools/Materials Tools:Laser cutterSandpaperDisposab...
By: zposner

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How to Super Clean Your Windshield

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:52:19 PDT

(image) Video tutorial on how to super clean your windshield. This can be used on both the exterior and interior of your windshield, along with other windows on your vehicle, mirrors, and glass lights as well. However this cannot be used on aftermarket tinted applications as you may risk damaging the tint f...
By: 4DIYers

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Transilluminator for DNA Gel Electrophoresis

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:51:25 PDT

(image) How do you visualize DNA that you have separated by gel electrophoresis? Typically, the DNA is run in the presence of a fluorescent DNA stain that will light up when illuminated with a uv or blue light. For the simple gel electrophoresis unit I had made before, I needed a transilluminator that could...
By: abizar

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How to Make a Latte

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:10:24 PDT

(image) Most of us are avid coffee drinkers; am I right? I thought so. I will explain how to make a simple milk and coffee drink, also called a latte. For this process, I will be using an espresso machine, a grinder, coffee beans and last but not least, milk. Turn on the Machine The very first thing that...
By: natalielev

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Pegboard Makeover

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:09:59 PDT

(image) I use a pegboard in my workshop to hold a few items that I use the most. But it looks kinda bland on the wall by itself. But with some leftover paint and trim it looks better. Before Here is how it looked before the makeover. Parts needed This needs minimal supplies. First pick out some trim f...
By: keebie81

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Improve 8586 Solder Station: "Cigar-tube-hack" (tip Holder) and Power Switch

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:08:50 PDT

(image) Recently I bought a cool Kaleep 8586 2-in-1 rework soldering station.It's a nice tool and it's very cheap. But I thought "Hmm... where to store that solder tips and airgun nozzles? And why is there no mains power switch?"So if you got the same "problem" ... just look at my instruction here.The mains...
By: DrScheffer

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My Metal Vise

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:07:51 PDT

(image) HiIn this instructable i make vise for myself. Its very simple design, and easy to make.I made it for holding different shaped workpieces.As a material for the frame i used 10mm thick mild steel, those pieces we're leftovers from flame cut openings, and got them free.As a "slide" i used 50mm x 50mm ...
By: Tuomas Soikkeli

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Triangle Bike Bag

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:06:07 PDT

(image) I love to ride my bike and sometimes need to take some stuff with me - like a powerbank (for the phone attached to the handlebar) or just a knog's chain lock for safe parking ;) What's important - I prefer to hide it in a bag strapped to bike than to ride with backpack. It's just more comfortable fo...
By: peyot

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Rainbow Loom Brush Strokes Bracelet

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:05:16 PDT

(image) This very unique and beautiful bracelet will be the perfect accessory to glam up your outfit on any and every occasion! The best part is that this bracelet is so easy and quick to make! Let's get started! Materials For this rainbow loom project, you will need any 3 colors of the rainbow loom band...
By: Biscuit19

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:03:31 PDT

(image) This is an mod of my custom lead guitar with parts from Ibanez guitars. I decided to make this out of scrap from a friend of mine Emmanuel Hillsong Igwe. Thanks to you for your support in this project. PARTS AND INDIVIDUAL COSTS Parts I got and their prices from Aliexpress.Humbucker Pickups:-htt...
By: uc-tech ltd

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BeeInformed: Environmental Analyzer for Beekeeping

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:01:53 PDT

(image) ParticipantsFelipe Silva Neves e-mail: ryukokki.felipe@gmail.comBianca Rodrigues de Souza e-mail: bianca.alimentos@gmail.comProject descriptionThe BeeInformed comes into play to estimate analytically environmental parameters of apiarie...
By: BiancaR28

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How to Start a Garden

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:00:55 PDT

(image) Here is a step-by-step on how to start a garden. Choose an Area for the Garden First choose the area where to have the garden. Also decide how large or small the area is going to be. Mark the Perimeter Mark the perimeter by either using stone blocks/rocks or by using weed/grass killer. After ...
By: CarolinaS39

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Repairing a Damaged Tumble Dryer Rear Bush Housing

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 17:07:52 PDT

(image) some years ago I did an instructable on how to renew the rear bush on my White Knight 44 tumble dryer due to annoying squeak.Recently it started to make a banging noise and we at first thought it was over/uneven loading and put it off (as you do)but it got worse until even with the music turned up f...
By: hmv4u

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Urban Lamp

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:02:27 PDT

(image) What inspired me?During the last couple have weeks, myself and my girlfriend have been focusing a lot on the Instructable community, contests and Instructable projects, and with a very limited fund, I decided to make some very easy, useful tools that you can find in most workshops. I have been makin...
By: zaclewis98

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Custom Name Keychain

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:13:55 PDT

(image) This Instructable explains how to make custom name keychains using birch plywood and a laser cutter. It's a relatively simple process to design, laser cut, and then apply wood finish to. Great to make as a gift for someone or just make for yourself!Necessary Parts: Birch Plywood Keychain ring Wood s...
By: Fisherck

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DIY Hanger Lamp

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:11:19 PDT

(image) What inspired me? I love the unusual. The weird and the wacky. So why not make a normal object into a completely opposite object. I have seen a few products like this and needed to try it myself. So I got a hanger and began this build. What will you need? -wooden hanger-18mm by 75mm by 110mm-M7 nut,...
By: zaclewis98

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Wooden Jaws for a Metal Vice or Vise held by Magnets

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:05:01 PDT

(image) I use my metal vice for holding wood and other materials as well as metal, but the steel jaws easily mark any material that isn't metal. These wooden jaws are a simple yet practical solution that require a minimum of skill.What you will need:Wood large enough for the project. The jaws on my vice are...
By: Wood Yogi

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Adjustable CNC Router Dust Boot

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:36:18 PDT

(image) When using any CNC router, a method to collect the copious amount of chips generated in converting sheets of plywood into amazing projects is essential for a clean shop. Sadly, all that remained of the dust boot, on my new to me CNC router, was the mounting bracket. I decided to build a replacement ...
By: 271828-

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Simple Way to Light a String of LEDs

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:28:53 PDT

(image) Had been struggling to come up with a power supply to light a string of LEDs an agarose gel transilluminator. The approach in this instructable really worked well. It requires a few capacitors, two diodes, and a power resistor and that is it. You get a constant current, full wave rectified power sup...
By: abizar

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POV Arduino Fidget Spinner

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:34:54 PDT

(image) I've always wanted to make a persistence of vision device, but never got around to making the usual clock or desktop display. I decided to take it to the next level and install it on a Fidget Spinner. Why not right?I designed all aspects of the project. It is an Arduino using the SAMD21 MCu, a shift...
By: seanhodgins

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Simple DIY Flap Sander

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:13:05 PDT

(image) We’ve got a quick tip today - how to make a simple DIY flap sander. There are a lot of elaborate DIY flap sanders out there, but this is one you can make in a pinch. It’s great for getting into hard to reach spaces that are hard to get with a typical flap sander. Plus it’s super flexible: you can ma...
By: evanandkatelyn

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Obelisk Board Game

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:09:15 PDT

(image) Obelisk is a cooperative tower defense strategy game for 1 to 8 players. You play as guardians, defending your world from monsters appearing from a nearby portal. The monsters are easily disoriented, so keep them contained by turning trail signs. Use towers to capture monsters and upgrade your defe...
By: EliotH4

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NFU Dream Maker Project:Angry Box

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:06:02 PDT

(image) 這是由我們團隊共同製作的跨領域作品結合時下紓壓產品為基礎做出美觀,又專屬於我們NFU Dream Maker的Angry Box Materials ​材料清單 2x Medium density fiber board 300*400*3 mm2x Ervomotor-MG90S 伺服馬達1x Microcomputer-MG86FL508 笙泉開發板 2x RT9187 穩壓電路X2 1x JQ6500 語音電路 1x Speaker 喇叭 3x 18650battery 電池 1x Toggle Switch 搖頭開關1x slide switch 滑動開關1x stuffed ...
By: NFU_Dream_Maker

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Things to Make

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:45:57 PDT

(image) Fun things to make and do. Wooden Fidget Cube Quick and Easy Messenger Bag Easy Batman Hand Spinner Fidget Toy Too-small T's - New Dresses and Tunics! Knit a Tiny Flower Pin Bouquet for Mothers' Day Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap Yeah Baby! Turn a Headshot Photo Into a Cardbo...
By: firestarclan

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Easiest Way to Take Nail Polish Off

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:40:26 PDT

(image) I like to try out different colors and designs in my nails but I HATE to take it off and end up with my hands dry and stained. After I discovered this trick it was never the same again. It's so easy and works wonderfully! Works great with many layers of nail polish and even with glitter. This time I...
By: ma-vela

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How to Create a 3D Paper Cut Light Box | DIY Project

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:39:30 PDT

(image) Inspired by the artists Hari & Deepti and their beautiful artwork I decided to create a 3D paper cut light box.It can be used as a wonderful home decor, or a unique birthday or wedding gift. You can mount it on a wall, or place it on a desk and enjoy its charming beauty. Basically, this light box co...
By: Creativity Hero

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Infinity Bear

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:33:39 PDT

(image) I had this sad old bear that nobody plays with anymore, so I decided to give him a bit of a makeover and offer him to my little niece. This project is relatively easy assuming that you have basic understanding of soldering and Arduino functions. Tools and materials plush toy see through clamshel...
By: nerdyKat

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Arduino Tamagotchi Clone - Digital Pet

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:20:00 PDT

(image) In this video we are going to build our own digital pet using Arduino, a Tamagotchi clone.With over 76million units sold worldwide Tamagotchi was one of the most popular toys of the 90s. As you can see on the small OLED display we take care of a small dinosaur. Using the meters, like the hunger mete...
By: educ8s

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Tiny Security Using ATtiny85:

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:17:51 PDT

(image) Today we are gonna make a "Tiny Security" using Atmel ATtiny85. Our final system will consists of• ATtiny85. • ESP8266-01. • PIR sensor. • Other electronic components(capacitors,resistors,voltage regulators,battery).How does this "Tiny Security" works?• The PIR sensor in the system detects human in ...
By: Sabari Kannan_M

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How to Saddle a Horse

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:14:25 PDT

(image) Horseback riding has long been a favorite pastime for many people. It is not only a favorite pastime but a way of life in many parts of the United States. Before riding the horse, make sure the horse is saddled properly so that the rider and horse will be safe. Even though saddling a horse looks co...
By: EmilyD89

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3 Simple Ways to Check How Sharp Your Knives Are!

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:13:09 PDT

(image) Test your knives for sharpness? It sounds a little bizarre doesn't it! And that's because most people don't bother to check for sharpness. Most people sharpen their knives and then start using them, assuming they've succeeded only to find out their edge is in fact dull. If this is you, don't worry, ...
By: Sharpest32

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:11:27 PDT

(image) Hello friendsToday I am back with another project called DIY ULTRA CHEAP COMBINATION LOCK CIRCUITA combination lock is a type of locking device in which a sequence of numbers or symbols is used to open the lock. There are two types of combination lock available, Analog and digital. In analog type th...
By: vina1991

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 04:05:33 PDT

(image) This instructables show how to make a simple power meter using 3 components: ATtiny85, INA219 and OLED module.It can continuous measure the voltage(V), current(mA) and accumulated power usage(mWh). And also plot a simple graph to visualise the figures. Why? While developing IoT device, power cons...
By: 陳亮

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SORA ◣ Watercolor Painting Process ◥ ◐ Kingdom Hearts ◑

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:39:30 PDT

(image) This Instructable shows how I painted Sora illustration using watercolors,please also watch the video of the painting process. Skin First of all I paint a flat flash for the skin. After it dries I apply shadows on cheeks and eyes. Eyes I paint a flat layer of blue for the eyes, and when it dri...
By: frankekka

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Connected Charger

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:48:18 PDT

(image) Some month ago I've bought a electric scooter for my every day drive to work. He is called HP_BEXXTER (just google it for more information:-))Now I wanted to know how many energy I need for those drives. Also I want to collect more information about my usage of the scooter but for now I started with...
By: Layer 8

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Make a Pine Bread Box

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:00:07 PDT

(image) Looking for something different for your kitchen? This pine bread bin is easy to make with laminated pine shelving, and you can stain or paint the finished bread bin. The step-by-step instructions provide information on how you can make a pine bread bin with a stain / seal finish, as wel...
By: dezine

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RC Toy Truck Mirror Repair With 3D Printing. Made in TechShop Detroit

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:33:20 PDT

(image) In my past project, I bought an obsolete 1986 US Army M1 Toy Tank and participated in TechShop Detroit 2017 Maker Resolution.I changed the electronics, use Arduino Uno and Android Remote Control.After the initial work, I decided to challenge myself with making Autonomous Toy vehicle.The Toy Tank is ...
By: John_TS_DTW

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Basic IC Tester Using Arduino NANO

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:50:29 PDT

(image) Hi Everyone,I'm Vaibhav, In this post I'm going to show you how to use Arduino NANO as Basic IC Tester application. This post include with all the needful information regarding this. This post contains:1. Components required for this project.2. Procedure to do this project.3. Coding of Arduino Nano ...
By: Vaibhav K Sugandhi

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Yet Another Fidget Toy

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:48:44 PDT

(image) I got inspired by "Fidget Toys From Trash" by bulsuryana and "Fidget Cube" by TexP. Here is my idea for a Fidget Toy from (almost) trash. Materials and Tools Materials:2 Bottle capsBunch of tactile buttonsJoystick modulePush buttonTools:Sharp knife (e.g. utility knife for cutting carpet)Rotary to...
By: zolv

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Buttercream Icing

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:36:50 PDT

(image) There are lots of buttercream icing recipes out there, but this one is the very best! Ok, maybe I'm a little biased because it's my Mom's recipe ;-) She has been baking cakes for over 30 years and has tweaked her icing recipe over the years to develop this masterpiece. In this Instructable, with ...
By: amandahorn

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Beaded Box

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:37:41 PDT

(image) I have been seeing a lot of beaded boxes on the internet. They are beautiful but most of them do not come with directions. The ones that do have instructions, do not give you much to follow. I decided to try my own design.I choose 3 mms beads rather than the seed beads that most of the boxes wer...
By: mrsmerwin

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Simple/Easy Beer Tote/Carrier

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:36:29 PDT

(image) This beer tote/carrier was very simple, easy and also very inexpensive to make. Though there are some designs that require both more advanced tools and skills, this one does not. I also documented this in a YouTube video and by watching the video and reading this tutorial, I hope you are inspired to...
By: next_project

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Table Saw Fence Storage Pipe

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:05:05 PDT

(image) I have found various places to store the fence of my table saw. None worked very well and often other junk was in the way. 3" PVC Schedule 40 Pipe I found the fence would slide into 3" PVC Schedule 40 Pipe so I cut piece about 28" long, just a bit shorter than the table.The outside diameter of 3"...
By: carl5blum

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LuxO's Open Joinery 32" Smart Mirror

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:01:21 PDT

(image) luxO's Open Joinery 32" Smart Mirror is a cool joinery design that Kasey put together while we were working on the design for our Smart Mirror kit. It looks great, is easy to assemble, easy to CNC and is really unique in its design and approach. We hope you'll like it as much as we do!Features inclu...
By: luxOthebot

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Custom Printed Moth Wing Cape

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:25:29 PDT

(image) Capes are controversial in the superhero costume design community, and we all know they can cause some serious accidents if you stand too close to a rocket or fly through a vortex ... but there's no doubt that they make you feel super! Capes are just an iconic part of the superhero look, even if Ed...
By: MikaelaHolmes

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From Sketch to CAD to 3D Print

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:58:53 PDT

(image) When I'm staffing at the Invention Studio, I like to teach skills that aren't typically practiced among engineering students - particularly sketching. While teaching a colleague to do quick sketching by using helicopters as an example, I accidentally came up with a cool-looking concept.Concept drawi...
By: vspencer

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Macro Lens From Old Phone (with Hot Glue Casing)

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:20:26 PDT

(image) Hey all! In this Instructable, I will be extracting the lens from an old cell phone to use as a macro lens with a newer smartphone. I will also make a casing for it with hot glue. This project yields very decent results and can be used as an alternative to the macro lenses sold for smart phone. If y...
By: shahryar.adil.3

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DIY Screen Printing Father & Son Matching T-Shirts

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:08:14 PDT

(image) This is a SUPER easy DIY screen printing tutorial on making a father's day gift. My husband is extremely difficult to shop for, but his passion is cars. He works on them for a living, builds project cars, and now with our new baby, he buys him every car toy imaginable (but he likes playing with them...
By: ThatGirlSloane

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Cat Portrait Patches

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:55:35 PDT

(image) This tutorial describes how I made embroidered patches to memorialize my cat, Beatrice. My sweet kitty lived a long and adventure-filled 17 years, but recently passed away. You could use this technique to create an embroidered patch from any image, really. I’m going to walk you through the things th...
By: bekathwia

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Geneva Wheels À La Carte, to Sgv

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:28:40 PDT

(image) What Gizmo maker won't, some day, need a Mechanism that will transform a continuous rotation into a move-pause-move one?That's the Geneva Wheel!And the question is, where do you get a Vector Drawing of the parts, so you can Laser cut/3D print/machine from a template/whatever?I've managed to make the...
By: Edgar

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