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DIY (Drone It Yourself) Kit V1.0: 9 Steps (with Pictures) All of the electronics (apart from the motors of course) go inside the box. You will need the following components: 4 x Motor 1 x Propeller kit (2 times left and 2 times right rotating) 1 x Propeller accessory pack 4 x ESC (electronic speed controller) 1 x Radio receiver (with a minimum of four channels) 1 x Flight Controller See the lest step of this instructable for the components I used. Basically the circuit is something like this (see the image for a visual overview): The battery plug connects to all of the ESCs. Each ESC is connected to a motor by its three thick wires. It's thin wires (power, ground and signal) go to the output pins on the flight controller. Depending on the actual hardware, it might be best to not have four power wires going to your flight controller (one from each ESC). The radio receiver is connected to the input of the flightcontroller, which also provides the receiver with power.

When you are done, put everything inside the box. Four solaire - Entropie. La Bagane. Project Gallery - The House of Wood. In a lot of ways hand-knitting can be seen as the original form of 3D printing: strands of material are fed through knitting needles that fashion the material into an object according to a predetermined design. So it makes perfect sense that artist and designer Gerard Rubio, with some help from Knitic creators Mar Canet and Varvara Guljajeva, made this incredible open-source, arduino-controlled, knitting machine called OpenKnit. OpenKnit is an open-source, low cost (under 550€), digital fabrication tool that affords the user the opportunity to create his own bespoke clothing from digital files. Starting from the raw material, the yarn, and straight to its end use, a sweater for example, in about an hour. Designing and producing clothes digitally and wearing them can now happen in the very same place, rewarding the user with the ability to make decisions regarding creativity and responsibility.

OpenKnit is an ongoing project that waits to evolve organically with/for the community. Fais-le toi-même ! Description Ils sont artistes, passionnés de data, musiciens ou performers et c’est leur manière de travailler qui les réunit au sein d’un même mouvement. Celui des makers pour qui la bidouille, le Do It Yourself et la volonté de faire et de partager sont les premières valeurs. Ce qu’ils aiment, c’est chercher, comprendre, tester… et si parfois, ils ratent, ils en profiteront pour recommencer. Les makers partagent des ateliers, des fab labs, ou choisissent la rue pour s’exprimer.

Ces artistes en tout genre, souvent engagés, proposent un nouveau rapport aux technologies, des modes alternatifs de consommation et de production. Avec leur vision radicale ils décomplexifient la technologie pour la rendre accessible et cherchent à chatouiller les géants du capitalisme. Adrien Pavillard Réalisateur, à l’opposé de beaucoup de ses illustres ainés, il est devenu documentariste après avoir été pubard. Problem loading page. Tutorial: Leather Handbound Book. I’ve been kinda stumped with Christmas ideas.

But another one came to me! Penelope and I made a few of these for gifts for her to give away. They make the perfect gift for guys or girls, too! Once I got all the supplies together, each book takes about 10 minutes to make. I’ve styled this purple and liquid gold-leafed leather book in a gift “basket”. Purse: c/o Sole Society (similar)Scarf: c/o Apricot Lane (similar)Gloves: H&M (similar)Book: handmadeMini clutch: handmade (tutorial here)Pen (pictured bottom of the post): Noodler’s flex fountain pen They’re ever so simple to make. 8 sheets of paper (resume paper is best, but copy paper will do just fine)Bone folder (or credit card)PencilX-Acto knifescissors/rotary cutterleather lacing (or really thick embroidery thread, waxed)hole punchleathergluerulerprintable gridded, ruled and blank paper with punch guides (optional)cover pattern (optional) Read more to learn how to assembly this easy easy book!

No accurate measuring required, though. Time to Learn. BiY : le drone dinosaure. Tokyo, de notre correspondante Qui n’a pas rêvé de construire son propre ptéranodon ornithoptère ? Petit rappel à l’attention de ceux ou celles qui ne partageraient pas ce rêve : le ptéranodon est un reptile volant géant du temps des dinosaures, et un ornithoptère est une machine destinée au vol grâce au battement des ailes. Fusion de la bricole et de la bête donc, imaginé par l’artiste amateur d’objets volants, bateaux et/ou chats, Toshitatsu Munakata, alias Yamaneko, qui explique comment construire son propre « ptéranoptère » à l’aide d’éléments imprimés en 3D (vendu en kit sur Shapeways). La dernière fois qu’on avait rencontré monsieur Munakata, c’était à la Maker Faire Tokyo en 2014, où il faisait la démonstration de son chat volant aux yeux brillants, lui aussi ornithoptère par excellence, avec en plus une télécommande Arduino.

Mode d’emploi du ptéranodon ornithoptère, par Toshitatsu Munakata : Des explications supplémentaires, mais en japonais seulement ! DIY Roll-top mochila | Fábrica de Imaginación DIY. Como ya pudisteis comprobar en el post del martes, soy una auténtica apasionada de las mochilas. Este verano, paseando por París, vi a un mensajero en bicicleta con este tipo de mochila roll-top cuya parte superior se enrolla para poder ajustar su tamaño dependiendo de las cartas o paquetes que lleve. Me pareció una idea fantástica para regalarle a mi chico. Él utiliza su bici como medio de transporte, así que pensé que una mochila de este tipo seguramente le vendría bien. Además, teniendo su cumpleaños a la vuelta de la esquina, ¡me pareció el regalo perfecto!

Son unas mochilas preciosas, pero todo lo que tienen de bonitas, lo tienen de caras y como soy una chica DIY me planteé este reto. No he podido sacar fotos del paso a paso de este diy porque me lancé a la aventura sin saber cómo iba a salir. Es la cosa más complicada que he cosido hasta ahora, y he de confesaros que me he vuelto bastante loca y no sabía si la iba terminar. Materiales: *Las medidas no incluyen el centímetro de costura. Renske’s minimalist tote bag.

A talented seamstress with a mission, Renske Solkesz decided to create her own wardrobe after finding herself frustrated with high fashion prices. When we saw her chic and modern wardrobe creations, we asked if she’d be willing to create and share a fun accessory tutorial with us. I’m super excited about what she’s come up with: an amazing self-closing utilitarian tote! I’m a huge fan of the graphic contrast and the leather and rivet details. Like her fashion designs, this tote is made from inexpensive materials, yet looks totally luxe. I’m halfway out the door to the fabric store already! You can see the other pieces she’s created on her blog, The Dress is Made. Thanks for sharing, Renske!

CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! When I designed this bag, I wanted to integrate the grip/straps in a more functional way with the rest of the bag. A friend of mine called it a “yin yang bag,” which is pretty accurate, I think. Materials Tools Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. DIY Project: Geometric Concrete Paperweight. Combining different materials and shapes is one of my favorite things to do when it comes to decorating my home. This DIY project shows how you can mix both to create a geometric shaped concrete decoration. You can use it as a sculpture, paperweight, bookend or any other other function you can dream up. –Emma from Design and Form Click through for the full how-to after the jump!

Materials: -Template (download here) -Thick paper -Scissors –Pourable concrete mixture –Liquid latex -Paint brush -Gloves Steps: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. *In this final photo the shape is tipped on its side. 20 Woven Wall Hangings to Inspire, Buy or DIY. I’ve been a textile nut for as long as I can remember, and I’ve so enjoyed watching the way that vintage-style woven wall hangings have come back in style.

Whether they’re flat weaves inspired by the 50s or thick woven pieces taking their cues from the 70s, I think all woven wall hangings are a great way to add texture, color and interest to your home. So today I rounded up 20 inspiring examples – some you can make, some you can buy and some you can just bookmark for later inspiration. If weaving seems intimidating, don’t worry – some of these projects are remarkably simple to complete and have so many possibilities for customization! Xo, grace *Check out more beautiful examples of woven wall hangings at home right here!

Click through for all 20 Wall Hangings and DIYs after the jump! A gorgeous weaving from Karen Kimmel’s LA home. Fantastic DIY Wall Hanging Project from A Pair and a Spare DIY Sisal Rope Wall Hanging project from D*S Weavings by All Roads Textiles Weavings by Native Line. DIY Gift Series: Bleach-Dot Clutch. We’re excited to kick off a short series of guest DIY projects from Merrilee Lilliard of Mer Mag.

Merrilee will be sharing some handmade gift ideas over the next few weeks, starting with this lovely bleach-dot clutch. Thanks for joining us for the holidays, Merrilee! — Kate Hello, Design*Sponge readers! Read the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials dark cotton fabric for exteriorcorresponding fabric for interiorthin battingdropper for applying bleachbuttonbleachsewing machinecorresponding threadscissorspattern template Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Weekly Wrap Up + Rope Shelves DIY Project. I’ve had rope on the brain all day, so it was perfect timing when I heard from the team at One Kings Lane. Their special projects editor Megan Pflug just started doing some great fashion-inspired DIY projects and was kind enough to share my favorite here on D*S today. Inspired by Proenza Schouler, Megan created these gorgeous hanging rope shelves that would be perfect for the kitchen or a bathroom. Those climbing ropes come in some seriously great color combinations, so this is a great way to work with them if dangling from a rock isn’t really your thing.

Thanks so much to Megan and One Kings Lane team for sharing this with us. You can check out more great rope projects that Megan did for OKL right here. xo, grace One Kings Lane Exclusive Rope Project for Design Sponge Rope Shelves Stow It This shipshape shelving is made out of two precut wood planks, rope, and a little nautical hardware. All you need are: How-To Thread the ends through the bottom shelf, and tie a knot underneath to secure. Recycled leather & wood shelf. A hanging leather shelving project has been on my to-do list for a while; to be honest, the biggest delay was just finding the right belts. Has anyone else discovered that thrift-shop leather belts are often unreasonably overpriced?

Regardless, a little patience yielded some great finds: one super long thick black belt and a couple dark brown well-worn beauties, all for less than $10, which makes the cost of this shelf less than $15. What I love most about this project is that it is extremely unfussy: a mix of belts looks great; the more worn the wood, the better; and the whole structure is very easy to size up or down, customize (painted shelves, new or colored leather, etc.) and adjust as needed. The only difficulty is that it starts to get a bit heavy if you use thick wood as I did, so I recommend getting a helping hand for the installation, especially if you size the project up to a larger shelving unit. Happy crafting! — Kate (P.S. Read the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials. 20 Woven Wall Hangings to Inspire, Buy or DIY.

Sling magazine rack. It seems I have a clutter problem. Previously it was piles of mail; this time it’s piles of magazines. Riffing on the form and function of my last post, the mail basket, I thought the same construction techniques could be used for a magazine rack. I swear to you, though, I will not use this style again next month for a laundry basket! — Matt See the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials 5/8″ wide hardwood dowel1 x 2 hardwood boardleather strapsheavy waxed thread1.5″ x 2″ brass rectangular rings from tack/saddle supply shop Tools sawdrill pressdrillleather hole punch or awlleather needle Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Reclaimed-wood knife organizer. I love projects that make use of old materials, especially when they take just a few easy steps to complete. This quick and easy reclaimed-wood knife rack from Nick Ward-Bopp is something you could probably finish in a couple hours, and as he points out below, it’s a great way to make use of empty space on the side of your fridge or on your kitchen walls or cabinets.

I might gussy up my version a bit by mixing in fresh wood and possibly painting a design on it. I’ve never used neodymium magnets, though, so I’m thrilled to see a project that proves their strength and usefulness. Thanks for sharing, Nick! — Kate Have a DIY project you’d like to share? Read the full how-to after the jump . . . I wanted to incorporate high-powered neodymium magnets into a project, and I had a small pile of leftover walnut wood scraps and old Douglas fir floorboards. Materials Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Done! DIY Project: Tiered Hanging Pots. When you collect as many things as I do, floor and table space can quickly become precious commodities. Having shelves full of plants is just not feasible in the studio, but I was not going to let that stop me from pursuing my dream of building a little greenhouse.

If you have an interest in going vertical with your greenery, you could whip up this tiered hanging planter in a day. You just need a tiny bit of scrap wood, some rope and a few basic woodworking tools. The best part — which should have been obvious to me from the start, but being a total gardening novice, it wasn’t — is that the system makes watering a breeze. All the runoff from the previous pot drips into the plants below, so you only need to place a little dish or bucket under the bottom.

Enjoy! Read the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials scrap woodjigsawterracotta potsrope3/8″ boring bitpaintbrush and paintdrillplantsmetal ring Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. You’re done! Paper clay barnacles. ~ S.C.R.A.P. ~ Scraps Creatively Reused and Recycled Art Projects: Braided Rag Rug. DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug - The House That Lars Built. Pujaki: Paper Chandelier. Pom Pom Chandelier. Gymsack Drawstring Backpack DIY | Rags to Couture.

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug - The House That Lars Built. Arm Knitting Revisited via Giant Hand-Knit Furnishing Series. Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug. Woven Circle Mat DIY. Weaving Class: The Basics.