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Using Cell Phone Screens with any HDMI Interface

Thanks to the worldwide proliferation of smartphones, tiny high-resolution displays are common and cheap. Interfacing these displays with anything …

Mooltipass Is A PIN-Locked USB Box That Stores All Your Passwords Offline

Meet Mooltipass, a device taking aim at the password problem — the problem being we desperately need better passwords to secure our digital stuff but our feeble human minds have trouble remembering enough complex strings to maintain robust security across a range of services.<p>Mooltipass’ makers …

Raspberry Pi Unveils Tiny New “Compute Module”

The Raspberry Pi Foundation in Cambridge just unveiled a new product, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. Primarily built for those who want to incorporate Raspberry Pi as the core of their own printed circuit boards, the Compute Module is the brains of the Pi—complete with RAM and 4 gigabytes of eMMC …

Tiny waveform generator

herpderp shares his waveform generator in the project log forum:<p>Here is my last project, a tiny waveform generator based on my previous project and …

Make your own Star Lord Helmet From Guardians Of The Galaxy

If you’ve just seen the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, you may have decided you need a Star Lord helmet. I haven’t seen it yet, but have to assume that this Star Lord isn’t too concerned about getting blasted (or rapidly decompressed) on the top of his head.<p>These concerns aside, Youtuber …

Used Pianos Repurposed Into Home Decor Masterpieces

Repurposed piano full bar and cabinet. source: bendmortgagelender.com<p>“Play it again, Sam.” Those words never rang more true than in today’s …

Open Source GPU Released

Nearly a year ago, an extremely interesting project hit Kickstarter: an open source GPU, written for an FPGA. For reasons that are obvious in …

The Most Basic BASIC Computer

AVR microcontrollers can do pretty much anything nowadays. Blinking LEDs, handling sensor inputs, engine control modules, and now, thanks to [Dan], a …

DIY Oculus Rift Tutorial

There are lots of reasons that someone might want a head-mounted display. Camera operators and radio-controlled vehicle enthusiasts typically like these because they keep the sun off of their screen while working outdoors. Aside from those practical purposes, strapping a high-definition display to …

DIY Electric Vehicle in Manhattan

Who says there’s no fountain of youth? Plenty of Teslas and Smart Cars tool around New York City these days, strutting their state-of-the-art stuff (while carefully avoiding potholes). But there’s a car in Manhattan more than 40 years their senior that gets more love, from Canal St. to the Bowery …

How-To: DIY Hammock Chair

Stitch up a perfect spot for summer relaxation with this DIY hammock chair tutorial that Rachel shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>I’d love to spend the afternoon lounging in this chair and reading my favorite book, wouldn’t you?<p>Want to make one? Head on over to A Beautiful Mess to get started.<p>As crafters …

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Building Your Own Workbench

Building a nice workbench is a very important task. Many people have come up with many approaches. DiResta showed us earlier this week how a simple design with solid welded frame could both look nice and possibly last forever. What if you aren’t set up to weld though?<p>Chris Finke built this …

Deek, David Stiles, and Joe Everson team up on a "Transforming A-Frame Cabin"

<b>"Affordable, Transforming A-Frame Vacation Cabin Only Costs $1200 to Build"</b><p><b>Details on the full plan set for this cabin is below… BUY THE PLANS HERE</b> …

How to Live Off-the-grid in a Tiny House

<i>Merete and Christopher install their tiny house roof trim. Photo: Kevin Hoth.</i><p>LaMar Alexander grew up in a homesteading family. For him, …

Palazzo Sofa Bed Goes From A Couch To Bunk Beds In Less Than A Minute

Those who live in tight spaces know that saving space is the key to staying sane in such small areas. These small dwellings require furniture that …

Reactive LED Coffee Table - Arduino 2

Building an Arduino out of Paper

Following in the footsteps of the original Paperduino—and the Paperduino Leonardo—is the Paperduino Tiny. It’s a cheap Arduino-compatible board based around the ATtiny85 micro-controller, and you can probably put it together for around US$4. The difference? As you might have guessed from the name, …

Reading 2.4GHz Transmitters With An Arduino

There are a lot of cheap quadcopter kits out there, sold ready to fly with a transmitter and battery for right around $50 USD. One of the more …

Custom Nixie Tube PSU is a Lesson in Good PCB Design

[Jan Rychter] was sick and tired of not being able to find the right power supply for his Nixie tube projects, so he decided to design his own. [Jan] …

Not Your Typical ATX Power Supply Hack

Power supplies are essential for at home tinkering and electronics hacking. Unfortunately, they’re really quite expensive, and a bit out of reach for …

Make a Cheap Lithium Battery Pack

GIF Player Out of Paper - IPhone Live Photos in Paper<p>Replace a Lost or Broken Battery Cover Using 3D Printing<p>Pier 9 CNC Workholding Class<p>another …

Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 With the TFT LCD Shield and the 3.5 "color Touch Screen

Introduction: Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 With the TFT LCD Shield and the 3.5 "color Touch Screen<p><b>This instructable will show</b> …

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A Quadcopter from Scratch

[AwesomeAwesomeness] wanted a low cost quadcopter, so he built one from scratch. Okay, not quite from scratch. [AA’s] cookie mix came in the form of …

MicroModem, For Data Transmission Explorations

Them kids with those Arduinos don’t know what they’re missing. A serial connection is just too easy, and there’s so much fun to be had with low …

Learning to Reverse Engineer on a Broken Printer

When a Lexmark inkjet printer stopped working, [Mojobobo] was able to claim it as his own. He quickly realized that the machine was flooded with ink …

32 Awesome DIY Backyard Ideas

7.) Make a giant Scrabble set.<p>8.) Build a fire pit in the back yard.<p>9.) And if you don’t want to spend too much money, try this cheap fire pit.<p>10.) …

You Can Make This Raspberry Pi Cellphone Yourself for $160

There's something deeply satisfying about building your own gadgets. So when it comes to your next phone, forget Project Ara: how about building your …

Homemade (Pocket-Hole Jig) (Kreg Jig) Free Plans

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Welcome to your RYOBI Nation quick start guide, a fast and easy way to see everything that's waiting for you!<p>Your feed shows the latest projects from …

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Clothespin Pocket Pistol

When my father was a child he used to sit on the kitchen floor with my grandmother and they would modify matchsticks to become tiny rockets. They would shoot them inside and leave tiny scorch marks on the walls. Grant Thompson, the self-proclaimed “King of Random,” has compiled a fantastic project …