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Instructables Poll

Hey everyone! I have a poll for you guys. I was wondering what brought you to the site we all know Instructables. Was it an instructable? A sudden need for DIY-ing? Whatever it is please tell me and everyone else in this forum.

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I had come across the site a couple of times in passing but had never really looked properly until I asked a question about a TV series called "Space Craft" I remembered from the 80s on my local FreeGLE cafe.
The show in question was about re-making & recycling & the only person who remembered it recommended that if I liked that kind of show then I should "take a look at this site" or something along those lines, I clicked on the accompanying URL & that was it!!!!
Suddenly I was immersed in a world of like minded makers, I no longer had to suffer the concerned looks on the faces of my friends & neighbours when I made garden furniture out of futons & old garage doors & feel that I was somehow "different", I was no longer alone in the universe.
I was home :-)
Goodhart6 years ago
I had just picked up one of the early editions of MAKE mag. from the bookstore, and was online at some of their sites, when one of the links led me here. I have been "here" more then "there" ever since.
Kiteman6 years ago
I arrived via the Make forums whilst looking for simple jet engine plans.

In the end, I made my own.
nickodemus6 years ago
I honestly don't remember what exactly it was... I only remember it was a Google search of some sort, with just the right search terms to change my life entirely.
exactly how I feel
Ditto, and now its my favorite.
lockpick (author)  trike road poet6 years ago
once again ditto
I was looking up how to make a knife sheath and it brought me to this site so i started to search stuff now it’s a big part of my life
BrittLiv6 years ago
It was this https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Pixel-Cookies/ Instructable. I signed up, to read it and later started posting my own projects.
jeff-o6 years ago
I'm not really sure. It was probably a Google search. Most likely I typed in, "how to do X" and one of the links led me here. I lurked for a while, maybe 6 months, before finally signing up. That was back before Pro memberships and stuff.