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Craftsman Workshop of the Future Contest Round 3 Finalists

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Last week the top 30 entries in the Craftsman Workshop of the Future Contest moved on to Round 2. Judges selected the top 15 entries and now these are moving on to Round 3.

Below you can see the 15 Round 3 finalists. These are in no particular order. From these, judges at Sears will select the grand prize winner and the 10 runners-up.
Building a Honey Extractor (using an 'antique' washing machine) style
HOMEBUILT HONEY EXTRACTOR (aka The Honey Machine!)Commercial Honey Extractors are devices used to extract honey from honeybee 'frames'. This is achieved by 'uncapping' each frame/comb, and loading th...
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Clock Cabinet style
I've been interested in books for as long as I can remember. I just recently began to look into clocks and how they function with all their various p arts and gadgets. After a ton of research and stud...
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Giant Atari Joystick Lamp style
This lamp is a fairly accurate scale model of the classic Atari joystick. It is made out of medium density fiberboard (MDF) and stands almost two feet tall. The red button turns the lamp on and off, a...
50K177
Convert your Honda Accord to run on trash style
We may not yet have a flux capacitor for time travel, but we do already have the equivalent of "Mr. Fusion", which if cleverly applied, will enable you to run your car on everyday "trash"-- today. Thi...
288K772
Hidden Treasure Box - Inlaid Wood Box with Hidden Compartment style
This box has an inlaid wood exterior with a custom mermaid design, padded satin lining, and secret compartment in the bottom that is held closed magnetically and only opens if you know how to do it. ...
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Snail Art Car The Golden Mean style
"The Golden Mean" a giant Jules Verne hot rod snail art car we built in 2008 in my shop "Form & Reform" in West Oakland. This is my wife Kyrsten's Dream car and together we made it a reality.Following...
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Build a Peg Board Tool Cart (by Brad Justinen) style
Build a $500+ Peg Board Cart for $30-$50. Peg Board Cart @ Overstock.com Are your tools completely out of control? Do you need a large organization system on the cheap? Then weld your own peg board ...
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48V Electric Flat Tracker style
About a year ago, my dad and I had the idea to convert a beach cruiser bike into an electric motorcycle. We purchased the bike and all the parts necessary and got to work. We modified the frame and ...
284K1008
Turn a generic plastic gadget in to something a little more beautiful style
Motivation:During the Summer I'm either surfing or working on projects around our small garden/farm. Winter is upon us here in Boston and I'm ready to start attacking the long list of projects I've p...
54K168
Build A Mobile Bar - BaR2D2 style
BaR2D2 is a radio-controlled, mobile bar that features a motorized beer elevator, motorized ice/mixer drawer, six-bottle shot dispenser, and sound activated neon lighting. The robot is driveable so y...
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Building a workshop from scratch style
After being frustrated by not having enough room to work, not being able to find the right tools and supplies, and spending way too much time looking for things, we decided to clean out a basement uti...
239K1038
Solar PV tracker style
For a class project (PV Design, Appalachian State, Dr. Dennis Scanlin) I decided to try making a low cost PV (photovoltaic) tracker. Being able to follow the sun's path through the sky can raise your ...
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Build A Net Gun style
I will show you how to build a net gun out of materials available at any big box home improvement store. This net gun is capable of firing a 90 square foot net 15 to 25 feet using 80-100 psi of compr...
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Hexabot: Build a heavy duty six-legged robot! style
This Instructable is going to show you how to build Hexabot, a large six-legged robot platform that is capable of carrying a human passenger! The robot can also be made fully autonomous with the addit...
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The Princess Playhouse style
A Princess Playhouse for my two girls. It features: An Interactive Magic Mirror (See Separate DIY Magic Mirror Instructable)Vintage Light FixturesStained Glass WindowsA Built-in BookshelfRecessed TVSo...
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