Posts Tagged ‘instructables’

Pocket-sized ultrasonic ruler

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Bergerab made this Instructables detailing the build of his DIY pocket-sized ultrasonic ruler: Today everything is digitalized. Most of us don't bother to waste our time using maps, going to the record store, or even going to the DVD store anymore. So... why are so many people using tape-measures and rulers? Yes,...

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DIY acrylic skeleton clock

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Benmurton posted a step by step guide of his DIY acrylic skeleton clock build: This is a clock made fully out of acrylic! This was originally was my year 13 mechanical engineering college project, we had to research, design and build a project for a stakeholder, this including lots of recording so there...

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Arduino-controlled RGB LED infinity mirror

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Ben Finio wrote this Instructable detailing his RGB LED Infinity Mirror: It’s an RGB LED infinity mirror that lets you toggle between an adjustable-speed color-fade mode and a direct-control mode where you individually set the red, green, and blue LED brightness levels. The primary inspiration for this particular project comes from this...

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Indoor Environmental Quality station +Bluetooth +Thingspeak

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Want to test the Indoor Environmental Quality in your home or office.  Here’s an Instructable by Donmatito on how to build your own. Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) is the measure of comfort and includes factors such as temperature, humidity, pressure, noise level, and indoor air quality. Don’s original goal was to...

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Instructables is having a huge 3D printer giveaway

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Instructables is having a huge 3D printer giveaway. Enter until 6th of June for the chance to win an Objet desktop 3D printer with a 6 month printing material supply, an UP! 3D printer, or free 3D printing services: This is your chance to win an Objet 3D Printer with...

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Instructables is joining Autodesk

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Congratulations to Eric, Christ, Laura, and the whole Instructables team! Instructables, the world's largest show and tell, has joined 3D-modeling powerhouse Autodesk. Instructables was a great platform for our first how-tos, and we still enjoy posting there and entering the contests. the whole team is staying on, our policies haven’t changed,...

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RobotShop microcontroller Instructables contest

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

RobotShop has announced a contest for creative microcontroller projects posted on Instructables. To enter the contest you simply have to create a new photo, video, or step by step Instructable which incorporates a microcontroller and share your code. Whether your project is simple or complex, a video demonstrating it in...

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Adafruit + Instructables make it Tweet challenge

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Adafruit announced a Make It Tweet Challenge: We’re teaming up with Instructables to bring you the Make It Tweet Challenge. Ever wish you had a tweeting coffee pot that would announce via Twitter when a pot was ready? What about a potted plant that twittered when it needed to be...

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Instructables “Hack a Day edition”

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Instructables has started eBook collections of how-tos you can download for your favorite eReader. We'll be checking out the Hack a Day edition. Via Hack a Day.

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Twitter controlled tree instructable

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The Instructables version of the Twitter controlled Christmas tree is now online.

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Instructables version of the Hackable Christmas card

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The Instructables version of the Hackable Christmas card & ornament is up. Seeed has copies of the card as a surface mount kit for $12, or assembled for $15. The card is already being manufactured so it can be delivered ASAP. The Seeed stock numbers aren't accurate, less than 100...

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Instructables version of remote pumpkin

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

We posted the Instructables version of the RGB remote control pumpkin.

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Script to convert HTML (WordPress) to Instructables format

Monday, September 21st, 2009

We've been cross posting our original creations here and at Instructables. Instructables is an awesome site where anyone can demonstrate how to do anything. This is a WordPress blog, it uses HTML layout formatting. Instructables uses a kind of wiki-like markup. We whipped up a converter that replaces HTML elements...

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