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  • Arduino and UV Lights for Glow in the Dark Decorations - My wife, MrsRedBeard, made some glow in the dark heads for Halloween decorations. They glowed but very dim and not for very long so why not kick it it up with UV lights. But why stop there when there’s an Arduino laying around? Using the Arduino I made it so … Continue reading
  • DIY DeadMau5 Head on a Budget - Here’s a brief run down on a DIY DeadMau5 head or helmet that I built with my son for Halloween. Materials 2x 12″ Styrofoam half sphere ~$12 with coupon Harbor Freight Anti-Fatigue Foam Mat 4pk ~$6 on sale Black Acrylic Paint 2x Touch Lights at dollar store $2 2x Large … Continue reading
  • DIY 100 Watt Bluetooth Speaker - There’s a trend of bluetooth speakers built into suitcases, ammo cans and other unconventional containers. These things sell for $300 or more which is quite a bit more than what it costs to build them. I will break down the parts, sources and their prices. This project was very easy and very … Continue reading

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DIY MODERN STEP STOOL

Growing up, we always had this two-step stool around. It had multiple different coats of paint over the years and was used for anything. I built a modern take on that stool for our house. Take a look at the video and visit my website for more details and projects, just like this one! BACKGROUND A...
By: Bruceaulrich

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Concrete Jack-O'-Lanterns

With Halloween just around the corner, I've decided to try yet another concrete experiment. In my very first ever concrete project, I made a large round concrete planter. So this time around, I've decided to make a Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin using concrete.You can watch the short 2-minute video, or read...
By: diymontreal

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DIY MODERN STEP STOOL

Growing up, we always had this two-step stool around. It had multiple different coats of paint over the years and was used for anything. I built a modern take on that stool for our house. Take a look at the video and visit my website for more details and projects, just like this one! BACKGROUND A...
By: Bruceaulrich

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Halloween Lightning - 5KV Electric Jacobs Ladder

Create a Frankenstein's monster laboratory lightening effect at home using an old microwave transformer!THIS PROJECT IS VERY DANGEROUS AND USES HIGH VOLTAGES AND CURRENTS THAT CAN KILLYOUR SAFETY IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY - IF YOU ARE NOT TRAINED IN THE USE OF HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRONIC/ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT...
By: HowardLJTaylor

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Cheap & Easy DIY Dust Collector

Watch the video to see how I did it!This is a fantastic, cheap, and extremely easy way to minimize dust in your shop while saving the filter on your existing shop vac! Very cheap to build as it only requires your existing shop vac hose, one more hose, a bucket, and two PVC elbows. Make sure to pick ...
By: Woodness Goodness

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Build Led Blinking Arduino

This is basic step for arduino programming We will build today blinking led light using arduino. It's very cool and Easy!! Collecting Items Arduino uno boardLed - 01Male to Male jumper wire -02Resistor for ledBread board Connecting Circuit. Connect Gnd pin into Led - (negative) pin and connect...
By: Chamuditha4

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How to Program an Arduino on Android

Hi everyone,This is my first instructable.Today I will show you how to upload codes to Arduino board using Android. There is a free software available called ArduinoDroid. It is very simple. So, let's get started. Things We Need:- We only need 4 things:-1. Any Arduino board with a programmer.2. A...
By: Sayandeep Nayak

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Motion Detector With Blynk Notifications (WeMos D1 Mini + HC-SR04)

Please VOTE for this project in the Wireless Contest. Thank you!I wanted to make a motion detector that would notify me every time my garage door is opened. I was playing with PIR sensor for a while but after having some setup issues (sensitivity x time) I decided to use the HC-SR04 sensor instead.....
By: tomaskuchler

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AMAZING(LY) Easy Apple Juice at Home With No Special Equipment

Growing up in southern California, I never knew how good fresh local apples could be. We had strawberries and citrus right off the fields, but apples?? Nope. They were gross. I didn't know any better.I now live in the mountain west (UT) and the fall harvest is AMAZING!! There's a nearby orchard that...
By: lassensurf

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Kitchen Trash & Recycle Cart

I was looking at this gaping hole in the kitchen that had become a catch-all for random things and the garbage. Family members got used to throwing trash into the can and as a result there was splatter on the walls. I figured it was time to fix this. List of Materials Plywood Casters or wheelsTwo an...
By: charlesbrown1505

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How to Make a Kitchen Island

I was commissioned to build a mobile kitchen island. This was a pretty complex build, for what I'm used to. Take a look at the video of how I did it and be sure to check out the written article on my website for even more details: www.bruceaulrich.com/blog/how-to-make-a-kitchen-i...BACKGROUNDMy nei...
By: Bruceaulrich

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