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Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:53:00 PDT


Neuroplasticity Memorization Game

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:50:22 PDT

(image) Build your own Arduino-Based Memorization Game!In this game, one RGB LED will flash 3 random colors at the start, you will need to remember the color of each one. See where this is going? You'll use a potentiometer to change the second RGB LED and press a button to record each color from the first R...
By: PackJC

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Hot Wheels Photography 101

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:31:31 PDT

(image) I have always wondered: ''Why is it so hard to merge two totally different subjects into one?'' It is like trying to merge lava and water. It is frustrating. BUT.... with the one and only ''Hot wheels photography 101'', the impossible just became a reality. (The first caveman said that when fire was...
By: mrwonton

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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Mushrooms

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:47:39 PDT

(image) A super easy side dish, jalapeno popper stuffed mushrooms. :) I was craving jalapeno poppers but I didn't want to have to fry anything up. Ingredients - 2 Jalapenos- Shredded Cheese Blend- 1 Cnt Cream Cheese- 1 Cnt Baby Bella Mushrooms- Seasoning of your choice Mushroom Care Wipe your mushroo...
By: peachandlilac

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Fried Zucchini Fritters

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:03:29 PDT

(image) Zucchini Fritters make a great substitute for french fries for your cookout! When we make burgers we love a side of zucchini fritters with a homemade ranch dip. Alternatively, you could add shredded parmesan to the recipe and serve it with a marinara. Ingredients For this recipe you will need:- ...
By: peachandlilac

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Branding Nails

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:47:00 PDT

(image) A great little project to make some tiny branding irons out of wire nails... Get your bits together MATERIALSWire nails - I used 125mm wire nails that have a head of about 10mm diameterBlock of wood - for the handleSticky backed vinyl sheetPropane gasTOOLSEtching tool - you will need to make your...
By: Pricklysauce

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Kitty's Creamy Country Deviled Eggs

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:46:03 PDT

(image) Deviled eggs are such a classic American dish that it's hard not to love them. Here's my southern style creamy deviled eggs. When I made these for my partners' dad, he told my partner he needs to hurry up and marry me, gave us all a good laugh. They seem to be a hit every time I serve them. Hope you...
By: peachandlilac

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Upcoming Event Countdown Timer

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:44:01 PDT

(image) Overview: Event Countdown clock is similar to commercial products, with a few twists:a) Readable from across the room display.b) Customizable event image.c) As the event target time counts down, the days remaining changes color - green - yellow - pink - red.d) New events can be added over WiFiMajor ...
By: e024576

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Dip Dyed Coffee Filter Paper Flower Wreath

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:35:37 PDT

(image) I love flowers and springtime...but I have major allergies. I am allergic to every flower which is so sad. I have learned to compensate by making my own flowers and bouquets out of paper! Papercrafting is the best solution for bright, long lasting blooms. Let's get started on these fun tropical ...
By: doodlecraft

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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:22 PDT

(image) This is how I built an electric motorcycle.No gas, no oil and it is almost silent. 36 Volts with upto ~30kmph of pure fun. The Best Part is that it is built from trash at minimum cost. Step 1: How to and Why I work 4.5 kilometers from home but with gas prices getting out of control, I thought it ...
By: omars2

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Get Started With Capacitive Touch Kit

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:23:34 PDT

(image) For my next project I'm going to use some capacitive touchpad, and before releasing it, I decided to make a small tutorial about the kit that I received for DFRobot. Capacitive Touch Kit Capacitive Touch Kit For Arduino The kit brings 3 touchpads:Numeric keypadWheel padTouch padConnector board an...
By: Tiobel

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Lithophane Box With Remote

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:41:05 PDT

(image) Having been inspired once I learned about Lithophanes, I decided to design a Lithophane box using some LED light strip bits I had, using a simple 3D printed box. I chose to use the light strip system since I could control the colour and amount of light, as well as providing light fading through var...
By: ChrisN219

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2 Paper Shadow Box

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:04:21 PDT

(image) Made with 2 papers Requirements For making a paper shadow box you will need following things A black A4 size paper A lightweight white paper(60x50 cms) paper cutter glue double-sided tape cutting mat Warm white LED strip lights. Suitable Adapter or BatterySwitch Connection wire A print out of th...
By: nkumar48

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Kids Fidget Spinner Game

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:39:46 PDT

(image) Fidget Spinner Game - Cool Fidget Spinner Game for my son's Science FairKids love this one, who can spin the longest? Who can spin the fastest? Find out using this project! Flashing RaspberriPi Hard Disk / Install Required Software (Using Ubuntu Linux) Download "RASPBIAN JESSIE LITE" https://www...
By: khinds10

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Self Balancing Robot Using PID Algorithm (STM MC)

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:06:07 PDT

(image) Recently a lot of work has been done in the self balancing of objects. The concept of self balancing started with the balancing of inverted pendulum. This concept extended to design of aircrafts as well. In this project, we have designed a small model of self balancing robot using the PID(Proportion...
By: tahirulhaq

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Custom Graphics on Nokia 5110 Display

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:57:52 PDT

(image) Hey guys! Moxigen here. About 3 years ago, I shut down my personal site ( which had 30 blogs or so on it. I continued blogging here but I lost motivation very quickly and wrote only three blogs. After a lot of thought I have decided to continue blogging. I'd be posting very simple pro...
By: MokshJadhav

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Water Quality Tester

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:46:09 PDT

(image) This is a much bigger project and includes a lot more sensors such as Ultrasonic sensor, Dissolved Oxygen sensor, Infra-Red camera, a mobile App for graphical representation of the test results, just to mention a few.But thought to put this up for anyone having the desire to build their own simple w...
By: barzillialloyd

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Computer Volume Control Knob

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:51:37 PDT

(image) If you enjoy listening to music on your computer, but often need to silence and restart it when watching media, hitting Fn+k+F12+g every time just isn't going to cut it. Plus adjusting volume with buttons? No one has time for that!May I present my Computer volume shortcut knob! While meant to mute m...
By: JeremySCook

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Nano ESP32 BLE Scanner

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:36:48 PDT

(image) This instructables show how to use ESP32 to make wireless BLE signal scanner, all scanned data will send to the HTTP server via WiFi. Why BLE Scanner? BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) signal is very common for current digital device, mobile phone, wrist band, iBeacon, assets tag. This signal not only...
By: 陳亮

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Raspberry Pi On/Off Switch With Status Light

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:28:07 PDT

(image) This project will make a button switch that will both boot up and shutdown a Raspberry Pi and will light an LED while the RPi is operational. Great for headless setups. I created it to augment a Raspberry Pi Baby monitor, because of the concern with using a camera in a shared room. My example is on ...
By: SethB62

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How to Win Prizes at Instructables

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:24:39 PDT

(image) If you type "how to win instructables" in the search bar on Instructables you get How to win Instructables contests by Mrballeng at the first place. Yes, you should read that one and you should follow Mrballeng for he has great beautiful projects. He has earned a gold medal for 100+ featured instruc...
By: chienline

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3D Print Forest Model (Bosque Impreso En 3D)

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:11:34 PDT

(image) This is a simple but fun project. A small 3D forest model that can be used for teaching spatial ecology and natural resource management. Is is easy to build, but you need access to a 3D printer and a Laser cutter. At the end of this instructable, I give some suggestions on how this can be used for ...
By: tomasdecamino

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How to Make Beautiful Paper Roses?

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:10:51 PDT

(image) Rose is considered to be the king among the flowers and this is why rose flower crafts are very popular. The paper flowers look really nice and can be used in multiple ways. It forms an excellent home decor object.We are going to make beautiful roses which will suit any occasion. These paper roses a...
By: Ananvita

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Practical Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Using Kiwix

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:21:46 PDT

(image) This tutorial will help you create a practical version of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy using an offline version of Wikipedia and the Kiwix android app. Kiwix allows you to use lots of different content offline like Ted talks and Project Gutenberg using a special .ZIM file format. The only li...
By: crucialfixer

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Setting Up and Printing With a Prusa I3 Mk2 Printer

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:12:46 PDT

(image) Over the last few years, 3D printing has become far more accessible to the average person. Prices for both the materials and the printers themselves have gotten much cheaper, and so if you're interested in trying it out for yourself, this instructable will help to get you started with one of the mor...
By: TreyR24

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Shoe Rack / Coat Rack / Bench Combo (Hall Tree)

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:44:15 PDT

(image) I was tired of having a pile of shoes near my entryway, nowhere to sit when I put them on, and coats strewn all about my house. So I designed and made this piece, which I believe is called a "hall tree" in some parts. It's a bench with a shoe rack underneath and a coat rack up above. I started...
By: robertjkeller

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Fabric Book Sleeve

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:37:02 PDT

(image) Do you carry your beloved books around with you everywhere but hate when they get damaged in your bag? We have a solution: a fabric book sleeve! This project can be made for your favorite book, whether it be a novel, a notebook, a journal or even a textbook. With these instructions you will be learn...
By: izzy_horn

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Laser Cut Leather Globe

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:35:21 PDT

(image) Expanding on the butterfly map projection I laser cut on plywood, I wanted to try a new media. Leather is a great material to laser cut because it is malleable but doesn't fray.I added sewing holes to the file I had created previously, and put it all together with some synthetic nylon cord.You can d...
By: switchback_sea

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Wallet Knife

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:29:16 PDT

(image) I've had this idea for a long time of making a small knife that could be retained in a credit card sized sheath so that it could fit in my wallet. This one was made with recycled materials as it was a first test of the design while I am also working on the second version that would use a known steel...
By: IJustLikeMakingThings

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Sweet Bunuelos Tortilla Cream Cheese Cake

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:14:50 PDT

(image) In this instructable I will show you how you can make sweet bunuelos tortilla cream cheese cake. This is a real treat. Okay I admit this cake is not so good for the hip and thighs but if you want to try a different kind of cake, this is the one. The cream cheese filling is not that sweet it is in pe...
By: thetortillachannel

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Meter Clip Quick Change

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:46:52 PDT

(image) I have a Magnetic hanging clip for my meter and need to be able to remove it quickly to go from panel work to bench top.I didn't want to spend the $$$ to by the name brand set or wait 2 months for the China knock off. So here goes. . . Tools and Supplies Side Cutters (Scissors work too)Small Pli...
By: Rushrv

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DIY Attiny Programming Shield

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:04:34 PDT

(image) If you are looking for a small and low powered Arduino board the Attiny is a really good option, its surprisingly featureful for it's size. It has 5 GPIO pins, 3 of which are Analog pins and 2 which have PWM output. It is also really flexible to the voltage that it runs off (2.7V to 5.5V) so it's pe...
By: witnessmenow

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Snake (Dessert)

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:04:12 PDT

(image) This a desert that has been in my family as long as I can remember that is really good. Ingredients -Pie dough (made or bought)-Butter-Sugar -Cinnamon First roll out your dough and preheat the oven to 350 F. After that, melt the better (melt as much butter as you need but , remember tha...
By: ahskram01

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Grinding Machine Using Faulty HDD

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:05:42 PDT

(image) Hi All, This time we will be preparing a useful tool using an old faulty HDD. Yes..... Its a grinding machine. very handy tool which is very efficient and can be used for sharpening, grinding & roughing small tools. follow these simple steps and DIY a powerful, Efficient & Handy Grinding machine T...
By: ksashikumar

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Vex and Arduino Drawbot

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:40:01 PDT

(image) Welcome! This Instructable is meant to acompany the science project, "Voltage Input & Robots" that was entered into the Solano County Science/STEM fair. This Instructable will cover the material and procedure required to build the Drawbot. Note, that the materials and tools required to build th...
By: s119900

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Coffee Table

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:36:39 PDT

(image) Life begins after coffee......and then we can make a super funky table to enjoy our coffee with!This coffee table is straight forward to make, with most of the major cuts made with a sliding mitre saw.I will guide you through the stages with a top tip on how to make the leg mortice + tennon joints s...
By: Pricklysauce

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How to Make Affordable DIY Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:11:14 PDT

(image) I think the simplicity of letterpress is beautiful. I am in love with the debossed effect, the solid colours and all the endless variations caused by handcrafting each piece. Letterpress is all very enchanting, which is why I wanted letterpress wedding invitations more than anything else. The only t...
By: hbridge88

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Easy Breakfast Burritos

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:04:20 PDT

(image) Cook up these sausage, bacon, egg, potato & cheese breakfast burritos and freeze them ahead of time for complete and healthy breakfasts. This recipe is also coming soon on my food blog: Michael's Test KitchenThere isn't much of an exact recipe to these and you can choose how much of each ingredient ...
By: MichaelsTestKitchen

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Laser Cut Contour Maps

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:43:50 PDT

(image) This is a tutorial on creating a laser cut contour map using Ordnance Surveys OpenData. I cut the map using a K40 laser with an upgraded smoothie board. I think the contours provide a pleasing and interesting aesthetic. The maps work best when you are featuring a section of coastline! Get the Data...
By: surfershort

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DIY Minimalist Shoe Rack

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:15:35 PDT

(image) This whole project came about because we have no room in our house, and shoes always seem to have nowhere to go. So the idea is to design a narrow, space saving, piece that can hold a bunch of shoes, and that looks good at the same time. Planning This is a basic project, using pine and some thin ...
By: darbinorvar

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D2-1 Linefollowing Robot Assembly Guide - Ultra Cheap Robot Kit

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:06:13 PDT

(image) Technology is amazing, and so are prices on electronics from china!You can get these line-following robot kits for about $4.50 a piece on eBay, with free shipping. The only downside is that they only come with Chinese instructions- Not much use to most of us English speaking types! In this instructa...
By: Jfieldcap

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PhoneType: Photochemical Prints With a SmartPhone

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:26:58 PDT

(image) We've become accustomed to taking digital photos, but at the expense of creating physical prints. So I thought that it would be pretty great if our smartphones could be used in a creative way to fill this void. After a lot of experimentation, I discovered that older photochemical processes could be ...
By: JonMAlt

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Raspberry Pi DAC Hat Case From PVC Wall Box

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:19:24 PDT

(image) I used an inexpensive Wall Light Switch Box as a Raspberry Pi and DAC Hat Case with space to include a Power Switch as well. The Raspberry Pi 3 has a board dimension of 56mm wide and 85mm long and I recently discovered that my PiFi Plus DAC hat and the Raspberry Pi will fit into an inexpensive (less...
By: Tobiasv6

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Indestructible Photo Album

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:11:54 PDT

(image) Making a quality DIY custom photo album is a fun and easy way to make a special keepsake for storing all of your most memorable photos. I decided to make my photo album out of 1/8" aluminum so that it could withstand the test of time. This album in particular was an engagement gift for my girlfriend...
By: randofo

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ESP32 and ESP8266: Programming in the Air

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:46:56 PDT

(image) Is it possible to program an ESP through the air? Yes. That's the answer. And what does that mean? That you will no longer record the microcontroller over the USB cable, but, yes, through WiFi. This possibility is legal to make our life easier, because it allows us to update the software of a device...
By: Fernando Koyanagi

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Drill Press Modification

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:38:30 PDT

(image) Hey guys, I'm back. sorry to be away so long, Life gets in the way sometimes. Like many of you, I bought a cheap Harbor Freight 8" 5 speed drill press for my shop. Let's face it, it has many limitations. Most of all the height and depth of what you can drill.Well I came up with a way to get around t...
By: thetoolman

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Pine Wire Tree

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:38:03 PDT

(image) Materials:Magnet wire 25 gaugeWire cutterSome object having a radius of 22 inchesWooden baseLinseed oilToothpickDrill machine. Preparation Make round piece of wood make a groove in it from back side.Finish it with linseed oil.Take some object having a radius of 22 inches.Wrap the wire around it.T...
By: Awesome Crafts

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Custom Peristaltic Pumps (x6)

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:19:08 PDT

(image) Peristaltic Pumps have become a very important and necessary part of doing research. However, the cost of buying one of these devices are very expensive. The commercial units often use a single motor, which lacks the flexibility to pump multiple independent fluid conduits at different speeds and tim...
By: ogradyb

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Easy Tutorial: Flex Sensors With Arduino

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:11:29 PDT

(image) Flex sensors are cool!I use them all the time in my Robotics projects, and I thought of making a simple little tutorials to get you guys familiarized with these bendy little strips. Let's talk about what a flex sensor is and how it works, how to connect one to Arduino, how to write code for it, and ...
By: Fungineers

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DIY Full-sized Dress, Made Entirely Out of Paper!

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:57:30 PDT

(image) Dresses make up a major section of a woman’s closet, especially mine. They vary from casual to extremely fancy, but something they all have in common, is that none are made with my own hands, therefore they all lack the everlasting and unbreakable bond.That is why, as a change, I decided, to make a ...
By: CraftDiaries

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Making Polygon Plates Without Machine

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:46:21 PDT

(image) Since I took advantage of "Kentai" technique to make tableware, only round types have been made as you can see my previous project. This time I tried to make polygon types without using machines at all.. Preparation I used a pentagon board & rattan strips. Rattan strips are need to be soaked in w...
By: Hairbrush Inventor

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