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Dec. 20, 2007

Welcome back!

Don't forget to enter the Homemade Holidays Contest! Share your homemade holiday gift ideas through an Instructable, a Slideshow, or a Video, and win great prizes from CRAFT magazine!

Check out these cool instructables!

LoveBox - The box of love
Put your electronics knowledge to work by making a special present that delivers a random message of love when it's opened.
posted by matseng on Dec 18, 2007
Rubens Tube Yule Log
Make your fireplace dance along with the Christmas tunes by putting a classic physics experiment to good use.
posted by bofthem on Dec 17, 2007
Cool Wave Ring
Learn how to make a cool wave ring from scratch, or many other kinds, with these clear instructions and helpful videos.
posted by hydemetals on Dec 13, 2007
Dirty Soap
For the friends that have dirty minds and good senses of humor, this is the perfect stocking stuffer that makes soap fun again.
posted by fungus amungus on Dec 15, 2007
Chocolate Peppermint Bark
Dark or semi-sweet chocolate, white chocolate, and crushed peppermint candies. What could be easier?
posted by canida on Dec 8, 2007

Win a $15,000 VersaLaser!

Low cost tank-tough workbench
Build a workbench that can survive being run over by a tank, or at least anything you can throw at it.
posted by jmengel on Dec 16, 2007
Mysterious Lightbulb Prank
Have you ever seen the Magic Lightbulbs magicians use? Here's how to make one that will drive people crazy!
posted by Kipkay on Dec 13, 2007

Laser Image Projector
Project a creepy green image on any surface without having to worry about any focusing problems.
posted by echo_anomie on Dec 19, 2007

A Home Power Plant - Wind Power Generator Revised
Plans for Building a Wind Power Generator in the form of a Savonius Rotor Windmill. No welding or casting required,
posted by bhunter736 on Dec 14, 2007
Build a Greenland Kayak
This instructable will teach you how to build a 17 foot long Greenland kayak that will weigh 30-40 pounds and cost less than $300.
posted by nativewater on Dec 18, 2007

Gingerbread!

'Tis the season for gingerbread! Whether you see it as a food or a building material, you can probably use a few new tricks. Check out these Instructables for some fresh ideas.
Gluing a gingersnap cottage (like a nerd)
Here's a safe and effective way of gluing a gingersnap cottage with molten sugar.
posted by all_thumbs on Dec 2, 2006
Gingerbread Cake Bars with Lemon Glaze
This the combination of gingerbread and lemon is easy to make and well worth the time!
posted by aliciak on Sep 8, 2007
Candy Towers Built with a Molten-Sugar Hot-Glue Gun
Build Seussian candy towers with molten sugar to make your gingerbread house unique.
posted by ewilhelm on Dec 20, 2007
How to create gingerbread houses
If you're new to the gingerbread house scene, here's a great way to get started.
posted by simonechavoor on Dec 14, 2007
Ginger Bread Houses
A few of our own gingerbread houses that we made to get into the spirit of the season. Happy Holidays!
posted by ewilhelm on Dec 20, 2007
 
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric