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Old 02-14-2016, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for ideas. Something simple for a DIY Project ..

being at home a lot of the time I'm curious to know if anyone can provide any feedback for a DIY Project I could peruse on my own. I have an endless amount despite getting rid of a lot of stuff; of hardware.

I was curious if their was anyone I could do and get feedback on it. Something simple. DIY. I was thinking since I live in my own property and answer to no one. What would you do if you could have space or time to your self. Is their any thing I can do with this hardware I've got. Or just bin it. Boredom really gets me and I'm fed up sitting doing sweet **** all.

What would you do if you had a place to your self. Disposable income, single, no one to answer to and a love of tech.

I need ideas ..

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Build a laminar water jet! Super fun and pretty easy
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They look awesome, and as an added bonus you can try a modification when done by adding an LED or two inside the jet so you get something

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I like the channel DIY Perks and I Like to Make Stuff because it inspires you. I also made a Project Finder, but that is more for Home Servers & Networking. You can try it out here. It will assess what you have laying around, what you could benefit from, and it will give you instructions on how to do it.
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Since I do not know what you have as far as hardware, and I do know you have a lot of time on your hands. I think something fun along with profitable you would enjoy.
Try looking in to creating your own Bitcoin miner.
If you have any decent hardware firewalls that have upgradeable processor and ram, I bet you can make a stack of bit farms. It would definitely be worth the time once you finish.

One project I like doing involves old laptops, take them flip screen and create a home network for media centers and have them display around the house, you can go as far as playing media in the home movies music etc. And if you incorporate MVC (Mega Voice Command ) well then you could have a voice actuated home, using the laptops as Controll boards along with media displays, and have a cool interface. The best would be touch screen, or use desktop remote app on phone
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Maybe how to make your own BMS (battery management system) with easy to come by components.
I love electric bikes.

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