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If you were at Maker Faire Austin 2008 you may have noticed a lot of great deals in the Maker Shed. If you weren’t able to make it out to TX, you can still get in on the action. Our special Maker Faire promotion ends Friday, so hurry up and take advantage of these great deals!

Enter in MAKER to get 10% off any of these kits in the Maker Shed right now or if you spend more than $80 enter in FAIRE after and get free shipping on orders over $80.00 (Post discount of course), either of these codes will work independently from another as well as together.


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Best Of Instructables Instructables.com has become one of the most popular magnets for makers and DIY enthusiasts of all stripes. Now, with more than 10,000 projects to choose from, the Instructables staff, editors of MAKE: Magazine, and the Instructables community itself have put together a collection of technology how-to’s from the site. The Best of Instructables Volume 1 includes plenty of clear, full-color photographs, complete step-by-step instructions, and tips, tricks, and new build techniques you won’t find anywhere else. Over 300 pages!


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Danger Shield Arduino Add-On Kit The Danger Shield is an add-on for the Arduino micro controller board. It contains a variety of fun and useful electronic circuits that you can use to do fun and useful things. It is a fully self-contained shield. You plug it into your Arduino, and you can immediately start using it. No extra things to hook up, no external components. Just a really rad board ready to rock. Soldering required.

Features

  • 3x Linear sliders w/ integrated LEDs (independently hooked up to PWM)
  • 3x Pushbuttons
  • 2x Indicator LEDs (each with a PWM)
  • 1x Piezo buzzer (for making noise!)
  • 1x Temperature sensor
  • 1x Light sensor
  • 1x Knock sensor
  • 1x 7 segment LED (with shift register)
  • Power LED and reset button

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NeedleFelt Animal Kits These kits are designed for needle felting beginners, or more experienced felters who love animals and new techniques.
3 to choose from: Penguin, Sea Turtle and Panda.

Kit Ingredients:

  • One Felting Needle
  • Photo Instruction Booklet
  • Wood Skewer
  • Beads & Enough Corriedale & Merino Roving To Make One Animal
  • You will need a foam pad, not included.

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Solar Speeder Kit A quick Solaroller that can cover 3 meters (10 feet) in under 40 seconds in direct sunlight. Simple to construct and a great project for beginners!


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Arduino Mini BoardThis miniature Arduino board has an ATmega168 onboard, which offers twice as much program space as the ATmega8 on the older boards (16 KB vs. 8 KB).


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Remember – enter in MAKER to get 10% off any of these kits, if you spend more than $80 enter in FAIRE after and get free shipping on orders over $80.00 (Post discount of course), either of these codes will work independently from another as well as together.

Hopefully you liked my list of kits from the Maker SHED, I’ll have another one tomorrow!