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Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Pocket-Sized Contest!

A pocket is such a little thing, but this contest has turned out to be huge. Almost 250 entries came in and we were blown away by all the cool stuff. The Altoids tins once again came on strong and factored into three of the winning projects, but once again it's all about creativity and craftiness.

We'd like to put out a big "thank you" to everyone who voted and judged the contest. There was a lot to go through.

Also, with such a big turnout, this won't be the last time we shall see the pocket-sized contest. Thanks once again to everyone who entered. These eight winners had class, but so did many of the over 200 other entries so be sure to check through the rest of them as well.

Tic Tac Tunes - Now with Tic Tac Beat Box style
Micro-organ and drum-kit in a Tic Tac box This tiny box will give you hours of fun composing your own tunes. You can vary the tune tempo and switch between a pentatonic and blues scale as well as ...
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Build a Very Small Robot: Make The World's Smallest Wheeled Robot With A Gripper. style
Build a 1/20 cubic inch robot with a gripper that can pick up and move small objects. It is controlled by a Picaxe microcontroller. At this point in time, I believe this may be the world's smallest wh...
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Pocket Sized Minty Catapult style
This is my entry for the pocket size contest. This neat little catapult will launch mints or other fun projectiles in a medieval and discrete manner. It only takes about 10 minutes to build, and is re...
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Maker Tin style
Unfortunately we can't always be at our workbench or desk with all our tools at the ready, sometimes we just have to go out and explore the world...But fear not ! For I have come up with the perfect s...
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make a Steampunk pen knife style
Here is how to make a Steampunk pen knife, this isn't a modification on an existing pocket knife, rather these are instructions on how to make one from only basic materials. This knife includes scis...
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Altoids Tin Travel Games - Pocket Size Fun style
Altoids tins are amazing things and here is yet another fun use for them. While this instructable includes a checker/chess board, tic-tac-toe, and backgammon the possibilities are really endless so fe...
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Rechargable pocket sized amplifier style
In this instructable I gonna try to describe how to make a simple rechargable pocket sized amplifier. It's works using only two low power transistors and two nickel metal hydride batteries (Ni / MH). ...
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