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Jan. 10, 2008

Welcome back.

Instructables is a finalist for Best User-Generated Content Award in the Crunchies over on techcrunch. We'd love to win so vote for us!

The Homemade Holidays Contest closes this weekend. Enter now or wait till next year!

The Laser Cutter Contest finalists have been announced!

Check out these cool instructables!

WinXP Overhaul Guide: How to make it look like Vista & run like lightning
Give your Windows XP installation a complete overhaul with an updated interface, speed tweaks, and free software. Who needs Vista?
posted by CharredPC on Jan 9, 2008
Pipe Loft Bed
Get more space in your cramped dorm room with a trip to the hardware store and some quick construction.
posted by nerdologist on Jan 5, 2008
Realistic, Animatronic Lion Mask with stereo night vision and amplified hearing
Build a realistic lion mask with moving jaw, stereo night vision/color vision system, and amplified hearing augmentation.
posted by Solion on Jan 8, 2008
Covert Spy Sunglasses
Make your own sunglasses that secretly record video and audio for less than $50. Remember to use these powers for good and not evil, OK?
posted by Kipkay on Jan 9, 2008
Making an army of Gromit's (Claymation Mold making)
Fancy making a stop-motion animation Aardman style? Chances are that you will need more than one clay figure. You'll likely need an army.
posted by edwatkins on Jan 8, 2008
Shadow or Illusion Knitting
Shadow knitting, or illusion knitting, is a process of knitting such that the finished piece has a hidden image only viewable from an angle. Learn how.
posted by ERNesbitt on Jan 7, 2007
Give your loved one a real "fallen star"
It may be romantic to name an anonymous dot in the sky after your loved one, but how about catching a real "fallen star" for them?
posted by Kiteman on Jan 6, 2008
Perfect English Scones
A recipe for the perfect rustic english scone which goes with sweet or savory foods like clotted cream and jam or parmesan and spinach... yum.
posted by dancook on Jan 5, 2008
Noise Free HDD
Does your computer's hard drive sound like it's getting ready for lift-off? Use this trick to bring some peace back into your life.
posted by liknus on Jan 7, 2008
Turn a TI Graphing Calculator into an Intervalometer and Create Time Lapse Videos
A quick and cheap way to make time lapse videos with a DSLR and a calculator that is quick, cheap, and requires little time or skill.
posted by yonderknight on Jan 5, 2008

Laser Cutter Finalists!

We looked at over 600 entries for the Laser Cutter Contest and decided on 14 finalists for the VersaLaser worth over $15,000. Now the voting is open to Instructables users until Jan. 31. Vote for your favorite Instructables!

Check out the 2008 Instructables and Universal Laser Cutter Contest Finalists Announcement to see all the finalists and 20 second prize winners.

Or you can go straight to the Voting Page to cast your votes now.


 
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric


zachninme9 years ago
Eric: why do you get all the credit for Ed's work? ;P