Decapitation Effect, Pong Hat, LED Blaster,...

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Feb. 7, 2008

Welcome back!

The Get the LED Out! Speed Challenge has been updated - now you can win $75 in LEDs in addition to the TV-B-Gone kit! Contest closes this weekend so enter now!

Graffiti artists win the $15,000 VersaLaser. Read all about it here!

Two new contests launched this week: Share the Love: The Valentine's Day Speed Contest is the place for those romantic Instructables, and Tool Tips Month collects practical advice for using tools of all sorts!

Check out these cool instructables!

LED Light Drawing Pens: Tools for drawing light doodles
Light painting is fun, but getting the perfect lights for it can be tricky. Make your own and build exactly what you need.
posted by unklstuart on Feb 3, 2008
LED Hat Display with Pong
Pong + 5x7 LED display + hard hat = a hat that is somewhat safe and very distracting. Earn some serious geek points with this one.
posted by J_Hodgie on Feb 7, 2008
How to Make "Oven" Caramel Corn
There are various ways to make caramel corn, but this method is easy and the results are addictively tasty!
posted by MedMisfit on Feb 3, 2008
Under $30 Light Table
How to build a light table for under $30 for all your light table-ing needs.
posted by Dr.GraffitiBatman on Feb 3, 2008
Make an LED Blaster
Don't drop loads of cash for an official laser blaster replica. Make your own with custom sound and lighting effects!
posted by finkbuilt on Feb 2, 2008
Paracord Bracelet with Monkey Fist Button
Make a sturdy bracelet out of paracord and a funky bead. You'll learn a cool knot and can make variations for friends.
posted by Tommi Potx on Feb 5, 2008
Decapitation Effect
There comes a time in every filmmaker's life when he needs to lop off a head and let some blood spurt all over. Here's how to do it cheaply.
posted by indymogul on Feb 3, 2007
Get the LED out: The Invisible Costume
If you want your costume to have the element of surprise, use this trick to make designs on your skin pop out from nowhere.
posted by kiteman on Feb 3, 2008
Windbelt Redux 21st Century Micro Power Generation
Get power from cross ventilation in your house.
posted by Tool Using Animal on Feb 5, 2008
10$ WiFi 16dBi Super Antenna
With some simple parts and packaging material, you can give your WiFi a serious boost.
posted by hanzablast on Feb 2, 2008
Show us your yarn!

There's still time to enter pictures of your yarn projects in the Lion Brand Yarn Challenge!! Here are some more of the 315 projects already entered - check them out, talk to the crafters, and get inspired!
 
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric