Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:49:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Clay Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/clay2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/O8G4/IRXT1O0W/FXZO8G4IRXT1O0W.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Get your hands dirty and make something for the Clay Contest. The Ceramic Shop is providing amazing prizes for this contest and you won't want to miss out! For the purpose of this contest, any project that uses a moldable, malleable, clay-like product will be eligible. Use your imagination and crea...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:34:33 PDT
Lamps and Lighting Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/lamps2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/GW34/IRXT1IMT/FYGGW34IRXT1IMT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all brilliant minds! It’s time for the Lamps and Lighting Contest. Any project that lights up is eligible, so get to brainstorming and build an illuminated project that puts your current lamps and lights to shame. The winners will take home some wonderful prizes, including a Dewalt tools co...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:27:44 PDT
Puzzles Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/puzzles2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/MBGR/IRW8LTYC/FMDMBGRIRW8LTYC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Puzzle me this: what will you enter in the Puzzles Challenge? Set your noggin to problem-creation mode, and craft a game, toy, or challenge designed to test ingenuity or knowledge. Make it as fun or perplexing as you'd like. The winner will take home a brand new iPad Air 2, and all finalists receiv...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:59:07 PDT
Solar Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/solar2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/X6LQ/IRW8LOC0/FBJX6LQIRW8LOC0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Pay tribute to the star that warms our days and can power our nights. The Solar Contest is open to projects that use, store, or convert the sun’s energy. Enter your solar projects to win amazing prizes from GoalZero including a Yeti 400 solar generator kit, Yeti 150 solar generator kit, Nomad 7 Plu...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:45:29 PDT
Drones Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/drones2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/KYIZ/IRNSPOC3/FOAKYIZIRNSPOC3.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… the Drones Contest! We’re defining a drone as a powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator and can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely. Any drone-related project is eligible, so get cracking on your entry today. Shapeways is providing some fabu...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 14:09:46 PDT
Cardboard Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cardboard2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/38JH/IRF7T2PT/F3338JHIRF7T2PT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cardboard is durable, cheap, accessible, and the challenge material for the Cardboard Contest! Reuse your cardboard boxes and scraps for a chance to win fabulous prizes from TINE. All projects that use cardboard are eligible no matter what you decide to build. Enter your best ideas to win TINE comb...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 10:54:28 PDT
Canning and Pickling Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/canningpickling2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9BPF/IRC5MXKH/FAW9BPFIRC5MXKH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The art of preserving food is a wonderful way to prevent waste in the kitchen and enjoy the bounty of harvest all year long. In the Canning & Pickling Contest, we’re looking for your very best canning or pickling projects. The winner of this contest will take home a Ball® freshTECH Electric Water B...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:35:09 PDT
Backyard Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/backyard2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/O3X7/IRC5MKNQ/F26O3X7IRC5MKNQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If a man's home is his castle, his backyard should be fit for a king. Add some value to your home and enter your projects in the Backyard Contest! Prizes are provided by Dremel in celebration of Dremel Maker Days -- a month-long savings event with new deals every day. The winners will take home Dre...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:08:16 PDT
Maker Olympics Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/makerolympics2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/YPAF/IQYTN525/FENYPAFIQYTN525.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bring your A-game for the Maker Olympics Contest. The Olympic Games are a test of strength, stamina, and endurance. This contest is a test of your creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills. Prizes are provided by PocketLab and Google Making and Science will help judge the entries. Winners will...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:55:56 PDT
Wood Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/wood2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/K2HP/IQYTMSFE/FVSK2HPIQYTMSFE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name So much can be created with the beautiful and versatile material that is wood. Show us what you make out of wood in the Wood Contest and you might end up winning some fantastic prizes from Kreg Tools, including a clamp table, pocket-hole machine, jig, and more. Wood-n’t you like to win? Knock on wo...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:48:51 PDT
Low Water Gardening Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/lowwater/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/L72D/IQRJ8DZC/FLCL72DIQRJ8DZC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Not all plants need constant watering to thrive. In the Low-Water Gardening Contest, we want to see what plants you can grow with minimal amounts of water. Share your gardening systems, plant tips, and other projects that make your low-water garden unique. Three winners will win an AeroGarden Harve...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:41:28 PDT
Tandy Leather Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/tandy2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/OW1V/IQRJ7XLQ/F2EOW1VIQRJ7XLQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Durable and flexible, leather has been utilized by humans for thousands of years. In the Tandy Leather Contest, share projects that incorporate leather in some way. If you're new to leatherworking, we have a special class designed to help you get started! The winners will take home some fantastic p...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:22:17 PDT
Footwear Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/footwear/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/874D/IQJGB0EA/FED874DIQJGB0EA.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Let your feet do the talking in the Footwear Challenge. Any removable footwear is eligible, so get creative and put your best foot forward. The grand prize winner of this challenge will take home an iPad Air 2, and all winners will take home an Instructables prize pack. Get started on your entry to...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:48:46 PDT
Metal Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/metal2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QJYC/IQLI3N44/F43QJYCIQLI3N44.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QJYC/IQLI3N44/F43QJYCIQLI3N44.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/QJYC/IQLI3N44/F43QJYCIQLI3N44.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cut it, smelt it, hammer it, bend it, or cast it -- we want to see what you’re making with metal. Enter the Metal Contest to win top-notch prizes from Miller Welds. This contest is open to metal and metalworking projects of all varieties! Prizes include a Multimatic 215 multi-purpose welder, stars ...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 23:57:48 PDT
Heroes and Villains Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/heroesvillains/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/40BQ/IQ41Y23G/FSQ40BQIQ41Y23G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/40BQ/IQ41Y23G/FSQ40BQIQ41Y23G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/40BQ/IQ41Y23G/FSQ40BQIQ41Y23G.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it's… the Heroes and Villains Contest! We’re looking for projects inspired by your favorite hero or villain, and yes — made-up heroes and villains are welcome, too. The winners will take home some incredible prizes as a reward for their efforts, including an Apple Watch S...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 23:20:57 PDT
Summer Fun Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/summerfun2016/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z3ZN/IQ41WJ27/F9QZ3ZNIQ41WJ27.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z3ZN/IQ41WJ27/F9QZ3ZNIQ41WJ27.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Z3ZN/IQ41WJ27/F9QZ3ZNIQ41WJ27.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The Summer Fun Contest is back and this year Tentsile and Oru Kayak are providing some fabulous prizes! Now’s the time to gather 'round, get back in touch with nature, and enjoy the season with the people you love most. Enter your summer fun projects to win a Vista Combo from Tentsile, Connect tree...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 22:49:08 PDT
Coconut Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/coconut/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/VM9E/IQ2O2VYI/FB3VM9EIQ2O2VYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/VM9E/IQ2O2VYI/FB3VM9EIQ2O2VYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/VM9E/IQ2O2VYI/FB3VM9EIQ2O2VYI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The Coconut Challenge is about all things coconut! Now's the time to share your coconut recipes, unusual uses, and other projects related to coconuts. Three winners will take home a Wüsthof Classic 3-Piece Cook’s Set and a coconut tool from Sur La Table. Runners-up will win an Instructables prize p...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:46:18 PDT
Outdoor Cooking Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorcooking2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HT0D/IPWWVZY9/FZXHT0DIPWWVZY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HT0D/IPWWVZY9/FZXHT0DIPWWVZY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HT0D/IPWWVZY9/FZXHT0DIPWWVZY9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Take your culinary skills to the outdoors in the Outdoor Cooking Challenge! Whether you're at the beach, a campsite, or in your own backyard, if your project is related to outdoor cooking, it's eligible. Five lucky chefs will win a BioLab CampStove bundle, and runners-up will take home an Instructa...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:30:55 PDT
Trash to Treasure Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/trashtotreasure/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DAYI/IPWWVO73/FYKDAYIIPWWVO73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DAYI/IPWWVO73/FYKDAYIIPWWVO73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/DAYI/IPWWVO73/FYKDAYIIPWWVO73.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The Trash to Treasure Challenge is all about transformation! Enter your trash-to-treasure transformations for a chance to win some excellent prizes, including a Fein MultiMaster oscillating tool set and a much-coveted Instructables T-shirt. Whatever you choose to build, keep in mind that we will be...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:08:53 PDT
T-Shirt Transformations Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/tshirttransformations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/T1M6/IPMVDH9O/FPOT1M6IPMVDH9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/T1M6/IPMVDH9O/FPOT1M6IPMVDH9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/T1M6/IPMVDH9O/FPOT1M6IPMVDH9O.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Transform an old T-shirt into something fabulous for a chance to win a Juki TL sewing machine in the T-Shirt Transformations Challenge. Everything from T-shirt modifications to projects made out of T-shirts is​ eligible. So raid your dresser and get started! The craftiest person will win the Juki s...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:00:15 PDT
Wizarding Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/wizarding/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/55BS/IPMVD82A/FVI55BSIPMVD82A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/55BS/IPMVD82A/FVI55BSIPMVD82A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/55BS/IPMVD82A/FVI55BSIPMVD82A.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday, we present the Wizarding Contest. Any project related to the world of wizarding is eligible, so seek out a lightning bolt of inspiration and get started! It may take more than a wave of your wand to put together your entry, but we’ve got some fantastic pri...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:37:23 PDT
DIY Summer Camp Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/diysummercamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0SPA/IPE6MVEX/FTA0SPAIPE6MVEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0SPA/IPE6MVEX/FTA0SPAIPE6MVEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0SPA/IPE6MVEX/FTA0SPAIPE6MVEX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bring on the fun in the DIY Summer Camp Challenge! What interesting things can you do or make to keep the kids entertained this summer? Prizes are provided by PowerUp Toys and five grand prize winners will take home a PowerUp FPV, Fire Kids Edition tablet, Fire tablet, ​and more. Runners-up will wi...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:30:47 PDT
Space Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/space2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4KGL/IPE6MOPY/F9K4KGLIPE6MOPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4KGL/IPE6MOPY/F9K4KGLIPE6MOPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4KGL/IPE6MOPY/F9K4KGLIPE6MOPY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Outer space inspires exploration, creativity, and above all, wonder. In the Space Contest, we want you to travel to the outer reaches of your imagination. This contest is open to any space-related project your Earthly hands can make. We’re giving away some fantastic prizes, in partnership with Cele...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:55:26 PDT
Outside Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/outsidecontest2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZWB/IP08Z199/FDYSZWBIP08Z199.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZWB/IP08Z199/FDYSZWBIP08Z199.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SZWB/IP08Z199/FDYSZWBIP08Z199.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Summer's calling and it's time to get back to nature! This year's Outside Contest is brought to you in part by AMC's The American West -- an 8-episode limited event series chronicling the personal stories of Western legends such as Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:36:42 PDT
Quilling Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/quilling2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T1YH/IP092LQZ/FX5T1YHIP092LQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T1YH/IP092LQZ/FX5T1YHIP092LQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/T1YH/IP092LQZ/FX5T1YHIP092LQZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Quilling involves the use of strips of paper, fabric, glass, or even fondant that are rolled, shaped, and attached together to create interesting designs. In the Quilling Contest, enter any and all quilling projects. We want to see you get creative and have fun. In partnership with Silhouette, we’r...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 15:09:17 PDT
Homebrew Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homebrew2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YIUO/IP08XWS7/F0DYIUOIP08XWS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YIUO/IP08XWS7/F0DYIUOIP08XWS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YIUO/IP08XWS7/F0DYIUOIP08XWS7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What have you got brewing at the moment? Whether you steep, brew, or ferment, it’s time to get cranking on your homebrew drink-related projects for the Homebrew Contest. The winners will take home fabulous prizes from from Klean Kanteen including vacuum insulated growlers, water bottles, cups, and ...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 11:33:52 PDT
Animals in the Wild Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/animalsinthewild2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/HMOU/IOVPO7OI/FVVHMOUIOVPO7OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/HMOU/IOVPO7OI/FVVHMOUIOVPO7OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/HMOU/IOVPO7OI/FVVHMOUIOVPO7OI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It's only human to be fascinated by the wild creatures living all around us. In the Animals in the Wild Challenge, we want to hear about projects that help you or others appreciate or interact with wildlife. Prizes are provided by Birdhouse Spy Cam and five winners will take home an HD backyard bir...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:44:35 PDT
Dog Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/dogs2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JTD/IOOM26B1/FKI3JTDIOOM26B1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JTD/IOOM26B1/FKI3JTDIOOM26B1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JTD/IOOM26B1/FKI3JTDIOOM26B1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name As the old adage goes, dog is man’s best friend. So it’s only natural for humans to want to make projects for and inspired by their best buddies. In the Dog Challenge, we invite you to share your canine-related creations. The winner of this challenge will take home a GoPro Hero Session camera and a...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:33:00 PDT
Cat Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cats2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/MVE0/IOOJXW06/F78MVE0IOOJXW06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/MVE0/IOOJXW06/F78MVE0IOOJXW06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/MVE0/IOOJXW06/F78MVE0IOOJXW06.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Make something special for your cat and enter the Cat Challenge. Cat lovers are a special breed and we can’t wait to see the interesting projects you make for your fluffy friend. Grand prize is a custom made felted cat cave and a Pet Cube! Runners-up will win an Instructables prize pack including a...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:18:54 PDT
Makerspace Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/Makerspace/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Welcome to the 2016 Makerspace Contest! We started the Makerspace Contest last summer as a way to encourage makers all around the world to build and share together. It was a smash hit so we’re coming back for round 2! This contest will run from June 1st through August 31st. Win amazing new tools fo...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:39 PDT
Beyond the Comfort Zone Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/beyondthecomfortzone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Explore the unknown in the Beyond the Comfort Zone Contest! This competition is all about learning new skills, so if you’re someone who builds bots, try your hand at baking. If you usually work with paper, switch to metal. There’s no limit to what you can enter as long as you’re trying something new...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 16:04:17 PDT
Automation Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/automation2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Automation is defined as the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operate automatically. In the Automation Contest, we invite you to share your automation creations. Prizes are provided by SparkFun and the list includes a 3D printer, SparkFun Invention kits, SparkFun WiFi shield...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 15:03:35 PDT
Rainbow Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/rainbow2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In the Rainbow Contest, we're celebrating the rainbow: an ephemeral natural phenomenon that inspires awe and admiration in those that behold it. Any rainbow-inspired project is eligible for this contest, so forget about limitations and get creative. After all, when it comes to rainbows, the sky’s t...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 14:36:37 PDT
Renewable Energy Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/renewableenergy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Harness the power of renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Contest! The winners will take home fantastic prizes including solar ovens from GoSun Stove. Renewable energy is anything that can be replenished on a human timescale, so that means things like sun, wind, rain, waves, geothermal, and hum...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:59:14 PDT
Outdoor Structures Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorstructures/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We’re pleased to announce the first-ever Outdoor Structures Contest! A structure is defined as something (a building, shed, greenhouse, etc) that is built by putting parts together and that usually stands on its own. Your structure can either be a portable or permanent fixture as long as it’s made f...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:17:52 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/reclaimedwood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s a shame for good wood to go to waste. Here at Instructables, we’re big fans of the philosophy, “if it’s no longer useful, transform it into something that is.” It is in that spirit that we present the Reclaimed Wood Contest. Reclaimed wood is any wood that has existed in a prior application - ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 21:10:39 PDT
Make It Fly Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/mif2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Three, two, one… ignition and lift off! The Make It Fly Contest has taken off and that gives you the perfect excuse to let your creativity take to the skies. Prizes are provided by BangGood.com, and boy are they exciting! Enter your flying objects to win a DJI Phantom 3, Eachine Falcon quadcopter, ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 20:45:17 PDT
Internet of Things Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/iot2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Connecting and automating the physical things around you is the name of the game in the Internet of Things Contest. Are you working on an IoT project? We invite you to enter it for a chance to win some amazing prizes from Thimble including a monthly DIY electronics kit subscription and more. Whethe...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:08:42 PDT
Wedding Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/wedding2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wedding bells are ringing and your DIY checklist is growing. The Wedding Contest is your motivation to make your dream wedding a handmade reality, with your own flare, of course! Craft something for your big day for a chance to win a $1,000 account credit from Honeyfund, Turtle Shell outdoor speake...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:55:55 PDT
Sensors Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/sensors2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sensor all the things! No, not censor — sensor! Enter your responsive tech projects in the Sensor Contest. If it’s got an input and an output, it’s fair game. At stake are some fantastic prizes from Dexter Industries and Seeed Studios, including a GoPiGo kits, GrovePi kits, Grove kits, and more! Wa...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:16:53 PDT
Slow Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/slowfood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Life is too short to eat bad food. In the Slow Food Contest, we're honoring chefs who skip the shortcuts and lovingly spend time preparing what they eat. Prizes are provided by Zojirushi and our top chefs will take home rice cooker, electric skillet, bread maker, and more! Now's the time to make fe...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:59:13 PDT
Purple Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/purplechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Let's go crazy with purple! It's the color of bravery, royalty, and the most powerful visible wavelength of electromagnetic energy. Its rarity in nature conjures the supernatural. And it's the color most closely linked to the supernaturally talented and newly late Prince Rogers Nelson, who touched a...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:10:04 PDT
First Time Author Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/firsttimeauthor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hey all you Instructables newcomers and lurkers, the First-Time Author Contest was made for you! Yes, that’s right, it’s time for you to join in on the fun and post your first Instructable. Any project is eligible as long as it’s your first. Prizes are provided by Lix.  Winners will take home a Lix...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:34:18 PDT
String Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/string/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name String is used to tie things together, of course. But it can do so much more! Stretch the boundaries of possibility with string and enter a project in the String Challenge. The winner of this challenge will walk away with an iPad Mini 2, and all 25 runners up receive string micro lights. All you n...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:49:09 PDT
Home Hacks Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/homehacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Between repairs, laundry, dishes, and maintenance, running a household can be quite time-consuming. In the Home Hacks Challenge, we’d like you to share any hacks, techniques, and inventions that make regular upkeep easier, faster, or more fun! One grand prize winner will take home an Amazon Echo an...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:22:56 PDT
Snacks Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/snacks2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What’s everyone’s favorite meal of the day? Why, it’s SNACK TIME, of course! Share your snack projects in the Snacks Contest for the chance to win some amazing prizes from MunchPak, including a year’s supply of snacks, a gorgeous retro-style toaster, a pizza cooker, and more. Need some snacks to mu...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:04:59 PDT
3D Printing Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/3dprinting2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s time to unleash your 3D powers, the 2016 3D Printing Contest is here! Show us what this exciting new technology inspires you to create. Share your 3D printed parts, homemade 3D printers, and other 3D printing-related projects. In partnership with 3D Hubs, world's largest network of 3D printing...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 10:49:08 PDT
Bicycle Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bike2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cyclists are passionate about their sport whether they bike to work or ride on the weekends. The Bicycle Contest is open to cycling enthusiasts of every variety and prizes are provided by Monkeylectric and Nutcase Helmets! Enter your mods, maintenance tips, custom builds or anything else related to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 15:31:45 PDT
Flat Pack Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/flatpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Flat pack is a term often used to describe ready-to-assemble furniture, but there are many things that fit into this category. In the Flat Pack Contest, we want you to make furniture and any other objects that can be neatly broken down to be compactly stored when not in use. Prizes include a Dewalt...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:51:32 PDT
Robotics Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/robotics2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hello robot aficionados! We bet you love robots as much as we do, so in the Robotics Contest, we're asking you to share your robot projects with the world. You'll be in the running to win some wonderful prizes from iRobot in partnership with National Robotics Week, including the iRobot Roomba Vacuu...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:24:55 PDT