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DIY – How to Make an LED Matrix Dice!

For all you gambling-addicts, you might be surprised to learn that there is a way to simulate crap dice on an LED matrix, here’s a cool DIY project for that.

    Fact: I am a new D&D player. Problem: Having to roll many kinds of dice, which get lost and end up it other player’s hands. Solution: Build an n-sided dice. Method: Take two 5×7 led displays, connect them to an ATmega168, toss in a Freescale’s 3-axis MMA7260QT accelerometer and program some code.

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Home DIY – How to Make Your Own Whimsical Chandelier!

Although I highly advise against building your own chandeliers, here’s a great DIY guide that shows you how to make your own whimsical chandelier using bunch of little crafty thingees.

This will be a DIY project in many parts. Each week I’ll post a step or two until we’re done. Basically you need to find a chandelier, paint it, buy wire, beads, both ordinary and extraordinary, and begin decorating the entire piece.. Th

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Gift DIY – How to Make Gift Bag Filled with Marshmallows and Hot Cocoa!

Are you going to your friend’s wedding soon? (or even a Birthday party?)

Well, here’s a great DIY on how to make a gift bag filled with cool lookin’ snowflake marshmallows and hot cocoa.  (Of course, you can always substitute what’s IN the bag…)

Our next DIY project is so ridiculously cute, you are going to die. They were filled with homemade snowflake marshmallows and hot cocoa, then placed lovingly into the guests’ rooms as a sweet treat. So great!

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Re-use DIY – How to Make a Cut-Out T-Shirt!

Here’s a great way to turn your monotonous T-shirt into a very fashionable cut-out T-shirt using simple tools such as scissors and some planning.

This might be helpful those of you who are struggling in these hard U.S. economic times but still need a new shirt without buying one.

Ever since seeing Zana’s cutout skull sweater by Pleasure Principle, I’ve had a major crush on the label. From their fantastically simple split knee jeans to their knot dress, their designs are extremely covetable. Anyway, to the point of this article (whi

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DIY LED Dragon with Fire Animation!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFYxJJalEaA

Check out the LED Dragon, kind of a cool DIY project if you know how to engrave glass.

I have to say that even I was surprised how well the dragon version turned out. Three very simple flames and bit of light and magic can really spice up the engraving. And this was the whole point of this project.

It took only minutes to engrave the flames but I have to admit

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DIY – How to Make Music-Syncing Green Laser Projector!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I21TD8m8oFM

Remember my Green Laser Projectr DIY?  Well, here’s a similar DIY project except it uses a speaker to send vibrating pulses to the end-results beams instead of a motor.

So how does one go about making one of these things? Well, I made every effort to make con

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DIY USB Sound Card needs no XP drivers!

Here’s a great USB DIY Sound Card that NEEDS NO XP drivers. It’s plug-N-play. For a DIY project, very impressive and everyone should make their USB DIY “driver-less”.

Make a sound card is no more a complex issue. If you use great IC PCM2702 from BURR BROWN / Texas Instruments you can create a fully functional USB sound card. This sound card can be powered from USB port and has one stereo output. You don�t need to install any driver f

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DIY HACK – How to make your own White Board Plotter!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmCWx30g7Ks

Lol, this has got to be the best DIY project I have seen this year. A white board plotter! I need this as I used my white board a lot but do feel if I had such an automated plotter, I could be doing a lot better at jotting down my ideas more clearly than what is now, simply scrambled jotting.

Well, using the Internet to take a look at the whiteboard isn’t that difficult: just take a webcam and point it at the bo

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DIY Project – M&M Line Trace Robot!

Tight, check out this really cool M&M Line Trace Robot! It’s awesome! They should sell these at M&M stores. (I recently bought a M&M sculpture for my dad’s birthday but this is even better!)

For the holidays, my local grocery store sold m&m’s candy containers in the shape of a racecar. The containers are painted metal (probably steel), with a thin plastic coating on the inside. A dinky package of plain m&m

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