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Our household is spawning blogs like bunnies. Since I need all the help I could get, I thought it would be good to up my photo game. We’ve been using a bay window to take some of our pictures. So I started researching a mini photo studio solution.
The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book. Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family. I suggest rummaging through books at yard/garage sales.
Spy Week may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean you can't continue your training in the arts of espionage. One of the most exciting parts of being a spy is the gear. This weekend, put together your own kit. Turn Everyday Objects into Spy Gadgets Earlier this week we posted a spy pen that doubles as a video and still camera, but that's not the only secret gadget you can employ.
Grid-It organizers are versatile gadget containers we're really fond of , but this DIY version wraps that modern organizing goodness into a vintage book for a really charming old-meets-new case. Grid-It pouches aren't terribly expensive, sure, but you can't get one in The Catcher in the Rye version yet. With just a sewing machine, your hardcover book to hack, elastic ribbon, and some other art/craft store materials, you can create your own customized Grid-It. Don't worry, the sewing skills are super easy. Check out the full instructions from design blog Design Sponge below.
<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-222212" title="Handy Chairs-96" src="http://makezineblog.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/geile_wheelchair_from_bike_parts.jpg?w=580&h=386" alt="" width="580" height="386" /> By Gregory Hayes Photo by Bob Geile In developing countries — where roads look like off-road, sidewalks are as rare as wheelchairs, and nothing’s as rare as cash — a mobility issue can create a major drain on a family’s already sparse resources. That’s why Randy Geile designs inexpensive wheelchairs using readily available parts.
Public release date: 31-Jul-2012 [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Caroline Perry firstname.lastname@example.org 617-496-1351 Harvard University Cambridge, Mass. - July 31, 2012 - Watch out, Barbie: omnivorous beasts are assembling in a 3D printer near you. A group of graphics experts led by computer scientists at Harvard have created an add-on software tool that translates video game characters -- or any other three-dimensional animations -- into fully articulated action figures, with the help of a 3D printer.
Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License - Copyright © Limonada Lost in a stack of magazine piles? Does your periodical collection make you a nominee for the tv show Hoarders? Love the eco-chic look? Going Green?
Millions of people around the world read magazines for a lot of reasons. For example, to stay updated with current Fashion Trends, to keep an eye on the Stock Market ups and downs, to learn new things, for fun or just to kill time. Though the Internet has been around for years now, yet the magazine industry has kept on growing. A lot of people still prefer reading magazines on paper rather than on the net.
Bruce Wayne hid the entrance to the Batcave behind a bookcase, operated by a button hidden in a bust of Shakespeare. Ever wanted to make your own? Here at instructables.com, we got you covered with secret doors, drawers & compartments! This guide features 16 projects built by our users made to keep your stuff safe and hidden from view. From hidden rooms behind bookshelves to secret compartments in furniture, hiding your stuff has never been more fun!
As surprising as it is, there really is no where on the internet where I found any decent instructions on how to make a grappling hook gun. Figuring it would not be that hard to make, I decided to design and make one myself. After running into many problems, obstacles, and a few prototypes, I think I finally have a really solid version that definitely will impress all who use/see/build it. Naturally there are sure to be plenty of upgrades and other ways to accomplish what I did but I will share the parts and methods I used to make this particular launcher.
A friend of mine saw this "always exactly accurate" watch online for $50 and asked me "do you think we could make this out of an old watch?" This classy upcycled watch will inspire you to seize the day and fight any procrastinating spirit. "When should I ask that cute girl out on a date?"
Create your own antique light bulb organ to add nostalgic ambiance to any midi instrument! 12 light bulbs correspond to the 12 notes in an octave (minus the octave note). The rectangular box unfolds to position the light bulbs vertically for display, while at the same time providing a platform for the keyboard in use. Playing a note on the keyboard directly via midi, or through the usb port illuminates the light bulb for a particular key.
This is something I built as a school project. My woodworking skills and access to machinery being limited, I spent a considerable amount of time planning and further simplifying the structure of the electric violin I was about to build. You may want to read up on the parts of a regular violin: