Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 12:28:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Summer Fun Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/summerfun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/H0Y3/IBL68P2J/FX4H0Y3IBL68P2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/H0Y3/IBL68P2J/FX4H0Y3IBL68P2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/H0Y3/IBL68P2J/FX4H0Y3IBL68P2J.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Want more contests? Check out Instructables' upcoming contests here!
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 22:01:09 PDT
Fandom Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fandom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/IEMV/IBL62GLC/F0WIEMVIBL62GLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/IEMV/IBL62GLC/F0WIEMVIBL62GLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/IEMV/IBL62GLC/F0WIEMVIBL62GLC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Everyone is a fan of something. And your loyalty is about to be rewarded! If you’ve taken your obsession— er, rather, appreciation to the next level and made a project inspired by your favorite movie, book, manga, anime, video game, comic book, sports team, or band, the Fandom Contest is for you. T...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:34:57 PDT
Photography Tips and Tricks Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/photography/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LTU4/IBC2TT99/FF2LTU4IBC2TT99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LTU4/IBC2TT99/FF2LTU4IBC2TT99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/LTU4/IBC2TT99/FF2LTU4IBC2TT99.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all photographers: we're excited to announce the Photography Tips & Tricks Contest! Share all your tips, tricks, and projects related to photography, whether they are for pre- or post-production. We want to see them all! The grand prize winner will get a Canon EOS Rebel T5i camera, a Joby P...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:09:10 PDT
Cooking Basics Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/cookingbasics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/7C2Q/IBAAJ51T/FBR7C2QIBAAJ51T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/7C2Q/IBAAJ51T/FBR7C2QIBAAJ51T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/7C2Q/IBAAJ51T/FBR7C2QIBAAJ51T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Julia Child believed that, “Once you have mastered a technique, you hardly need look at a recipe again.” Good chefs know that cooking is intuitive, but you have to learn to sauté before you can soufflé. Pass on your kitchen techniques for things like chopping veggies, timing roasts, and more in the ...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:29:10 PDT
Hair and Makeup Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hairandmakeup2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/BMX0/IB4AT2BD/F7CBMX0IB4AT2BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/BMX0/IB4AT2BD/F7CBMX0IB4AT2BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/BMX0/IB4AT2BD/F7CBMX0IB4AT2BD.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Plug in your curlers, sharpen up your scissors, and dust off your makeup brushes — we’re running the Hair and Makeup Contest! From simple hairdo and makeup tutorials to more involved coiffure or cosmetic-related projects, we want to see it all. If manly beauty or nail art is your jam, make sure you...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:06:48 PDT
Oil and Vinegar Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/oilandvinegar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UHGU/IB22BK6R/FJWUHGUIB22BK6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UHGU/IB22BK6R/FJWUHGUIB22BK6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/UHGU/IB22BK6R/FJWUHGUIB22BK6R.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Enter the Oil & Vinegar Challenge for a chance to win prizes from Gourmet Pantry. Pesto, potato salad, coleslaw and salad dressing -- there is so much you can make with oil and vinegar! Prizes include a 100-year-old bottle of balsamic vinegar, award-winning olive oil, and Instructables prize pack in...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:31:14 PDT
Clay Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/clay/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/F35G/IATHLYAY/FA5F35GIATHLYAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/F35G/IATHLYAY/FA5F35GIATHLYAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/F35G/IATHLYAY/FA5F35GIATHLYAY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all potters, throwers and hand builders. We’re running a Clay Contest and we want all of you to enter. Working with clay is a meditative art — it’s tactile, makes you think and it teaches you to wait. We want to reward your weeks of work and patient embellishing with new tools to use for you...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:18:07 PDT
Before and After Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/beforeandafter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/S9WB/IATHHTO9/FCYS9WBIATHHTO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/S9WB/IATHHTO9/FCYS9WBIATHHTO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/S9WB/IATHHTO9/FCYS9WBIATHHTO9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Watching an object change into something different is magical. In the Before and After Contest, we’re celebrating that spirit of transformation. Whether you’re upcycling an existing object into something entirely new, redesigning a space, solving a problem, or building something where there used to ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:03:32 PDT
PVC Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/pvcchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J79V/IAQMKIIU/FU0J79VIAQMKIIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J79V/IAQMKIIU/FU0J79VIAQMKIIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J79V/IAQMKIIU/FU0J79VIAQMKIIU.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is sturdy, light, and relatively low in cost. We see so many clever and interesting applications for this wonderful material on Instructables that we decided it's high time to have a PVC Challenge! Enter your PVC creations for a chance to win an iPad and a coveted Instruc...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:41:47 PDT
Unusual Uses Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/unusualuses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/V9V7/IAMCAUWJ/F5ZV9V7IAMCAUWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/V9V7/IAMCAUWJ/F5ZV9V7IAMCAUWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/V9V7/IAMCAUWJ/F5ZV9V7IAMCAUWJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There's something so satisfying about discovering an unusual use for an ordinary object. These triumphant discoveries tend to happen as a result of necessity and limited resources, which we find most interesting! Share all the little hacks you've discovered and enter the Unusual Uses Challenge.  On...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 21:46:45 PDT
Metal Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/metal2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/AT2N/IAMCIIJ5/FQIAT2NIAMCIIJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/AT2N/IAMCIIJ5/FQIAT2NIAMCIIJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/AT2N/IAMCIIJ5/FQIAT2NIAMCIIJ5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Whether you 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 for a chance to win a DIWire CNC wire-bending machine from Pensa Labs, spot welders, butane soldering torches, wire cutters, and more. There is a judges’ prize for wir...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 21:15:11 PDT
Outside Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outside2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/U0UG/IAMC8ISI/FWFU0UGIAMC8ISI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/U0UG/IAMC8ISI/FWFU0UGIAMC8ISI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/U0UG/IAMC8ISI/FWFU0UGIAMC8ISI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Tentsile, Fishbone, and Brown Dog Gadgets have offered up top-of-the-line prizes for our 2015 Outside Contest! This is a chance to not only have an outdoor adventure this summer, but also your opportunity to win awesome equipment for future adventures. Camping, hiking, cycling, or surfing: if you do...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 20:36:02 PDT
Rainbow Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/rainbow2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NAZV/IA8WHVOE/FK9NAZVIA8WHVOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NAZV/IA8WHVOE/FK9NAZVIA8WHVOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/NAZV/IA8WHVOE/FK9NAZVIA8WHVOE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name At the end of this Rainbow Contest, you'll find a pot of gold-standard prizes from Dharma Trading Co.: screen printing equipment, tie die kits, and more. So dazzle us with a project that is inspired by the rainbow. Food? Robots? Crafts? Furniture? Anything goes. And we have a special judges prize ...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 19:08:15 PDT
Pallet Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/pallet2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/P4IP/IA8NC228/F4XP4IPIA8NC228.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/P4IP/IA8NC228/F4XP4IPIA8NC228.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/P4IP/IA8NC228/F4XP4IPIA8NC228.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Pallets are more well-traveled than most people. The inexpensive wood gets shipped around the world every day, and often left behind to be reclaimed by makers like you. We’ve seen just about everything made out of pallets and we still can't get enough. Enter the Pallet Contest for a chance to win vo...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 17:07:38 PDT
Pizza Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/pizzachallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/79TT/I9YC2Z9N/F7I79TTI9YC2Z9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/79TT/I9YC2Z9N/F7I79TTI9YC2Z9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/79TT/I9YC2Z9N/F7I79TTI9YC2Z9N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We want to know everything you know about making great pizza: signature recipes, perfect ingredient combos, breakfast and dessert pizzas… it is all welcome. Made some adorable plush pizza toys or decorated some pizza-themed cookies? If it relates to pizza, we want to see it! The grand prize winner ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:39:02 PDT
Graphic Design Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/graphicdesign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/4MKC/I9V6NY78/FCJ4MKCI9V6NY78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/4MKC/I9V6NY78/FCJ4MKCI9V6NY78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/4MKC/I9V6NY78/FCJ4MKCI9V6NY78.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Grab some free design resources and show off your graphic design skills! We want to see the all the awesome things you can make with the awesome digital goods from Creative Market. Write a design Instructable about graphic design (you can use digital assets from Creative Market!) and you could ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 14:55:53 PDT
Bedroom Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/bedroom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I9LZ/I9YC0J0Y/FA5I9LZI9YC0J0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I9LZ/I9YC0J0Y/FA5I9LZI9YC0J0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I9LZ/I9YC0J0Y/FA5I9LZI9YC0J0Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Every bedroom is unique in its design and ambiance. Some people prefer a zen-like experience while others are more playful in their design choices. We want to see every variation of bedroom decor and have partnered with Spoonflower and BedJet to bring you the first-ever Bedroom Contest! Winners wil...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 14:25:16 PDT
Outdoor Cooking Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorcooking/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/BBYT/I9UDAYDA/FQVBBYTI9UDAYDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/BBYT/I9UDAYDA/FQVBBYTI9UDAYDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/BBYT/I9UDAYDA/FQVBBYTI9UDAYDA.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Some cooking just can’t be done in a kitchen and for that reason we’re running the Outdoor Cooking Contest! For this contest we’re teaming up with GoSun giving away GoSun Grills, GoSun Sports, GoSun Mini Kits, and Instructables prize packs including a robot apron. Instructables will be judged on in...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 14:50:51 PDT
Reuse Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/reuse2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8VYR/I9O1GRSG/FF58VYRI9O1GRSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8VYR/I9O1GRSG/FF58VYRI9O1GRSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/8VYR/I9O1GRSG/FF58VYRI9O1GRSG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There's something quite artful about the transformation of one object into something else entirely. Share your most creative projects made out of reused materials in the Reuse Contest, for a chance to win an Infinite Kit from Strawbees (including a die-cutter), and other fun goodies. Together, Inst...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 14:26:21 PDT
Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/contest/homeautomation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/7R7G/I9O1FILH/FPV7R7GI9O1FILH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/7R7G/I9O1FILH/FPV7R7GI9O1FILH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/7R7G/I9O1FILH/FPV7R7GI9O1FILH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Our phones are smarter, our cars are smarter, and even shopping malls are adopting new technologies that enhance our experience! For the Home Automation Contest we want to see all the ingenious ways you use technology to make your home smarter, too. We’ve partnered with Dexter Industries to give aw...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 09:56:40 PDT
Meat Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/meat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/HFZ6/I9IBQWCK/F6WHFZ6I9IBQWCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/HFZ6/I9IBQWCK/F6WHFZ6I9IBQWCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/HFZ6/I9IBQWCK/F6WHFZ6I9IBQWCK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Are you known for your burgers? Do you have a knack for gauging meat temperatures? Or is your BBQ sauce famous in three counties? The Meat Contest is on and we’ve partnered with the meat aficionados at Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors to give away a whole lot of beef. Enter your recipes for a chance to ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 22:15:35 PDT
Things That Fly Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/fly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/ARW7/I9B6IQAJ/FB3ARW7I9B6IQAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/ARW7/I9B6IQAJ/FB3ARW7I9B6IQAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/ARW7/I9B6IQAJ/FB3ARW7I9B6IQAJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What’s that up in the sky? Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s your entry for the Things That Fly Challenge. Enter today for a chance to win a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter. If it flies through the air, it is eligible, no matter whether it’s a paper airplane, a pumpkin being chucked through the sky, o...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 15:44:25 PDT
IntelĀ® IoT Invitational http://www.instructables.com/contest/intel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/UBIP/I8U16G6L/FZ3UBIPI8U16G6L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/UBIP/I8U16G6L/FZ3UBIPI8U16G6L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/UBIP/I8U16G6L/FZ3UBIPI8U16G6L.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Instructables is proud to announce its first ever Intel® IoT Invitational! We are partnered with the Intel® IoT Developer Program to offer 300 Intel® Edison development boards and IoT specialty dev kits to the amazing innovators in the Instructables community. There are two ways to get started in t...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 06:49:16 PDT
Duct Tape Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/ducttapechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Duct tape is a material with many faces. Depending on who's holding it, the stuff can be a crucial element in a large-scale project, the solution to a problem, or even a decoration. Roll up your sleeves and start unrolling your tape for the Duct Tape Challenge. To enter the challenge, just make a n...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:53:01 PDT
Hiding Places Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hidingplaces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4WN8/I941ACND/F5C4WN8I941ACND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4WN8/I941ACND/F5C4WN8I941ACND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4WN8/I941ACND/F5C4WN8I941ACND.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Do you like hidden passageways, secret compartments, or clever hiding spots? Enter the Hiding Places Contest and show us where you stash your stuff to win an Oplink security system with four cameras, hidden dropcam tissue box, and rear view sunglasses! Whether you're hiding your diary from your litt...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:06:25 PDT
Mind for Design http://www.instructables.com/contest/sprout/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/O5I1/I8PQVTE4/FVVO5I1I8PQVTE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/O5I1/I8PQVTE4/FVVO5I1I8PQVTE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/O5I1/I8PQVTE4/FVVO5I1I8PQVTE4.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We’re proud to announce the Mind For Design Contest, brought to you by HP Sprout! Technology continues to influence how we design and how quickly we iterate, and this contest is all about that ever-evolving creative process. Whether you use 3D modeling software to create digital prototypes, manipu...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:05:46 PDT
Earring Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/earringchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/UN88/I8ZQY6EF/FMDUN88I8ZQY6EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/UN88/I8ZQY6EF/FMDUN88I8ZQY6EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/UN88/I8ZQY6EF/FMDUN88I8ZQY6EF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Humans have been making and wearing earrings for thousands of years, so why stop now? Enter the Earring Challenge for a chance to win a complete soldering kit with torch, a Foredom Flex shaft, and a handmade jewelry loom from SpinPlanet! Any earring Instructables are eligible -- we want to see all ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:14:13 PDT
Paleo Recipe Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/paleochallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/MVFU/I8UHDUZ1/F6WMVFUI8UHDUZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/MVFU/I8UHDUZ1/F6WMVFUI8UHDUZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/MVFU/I8UHDUZ1/F6WMVFUI8UHDUZ1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate a simpler diet of meat, fish, non-starchy veggies, and fruits. Win a food dehydrator in the Paleo Recipes Challenge by showing off your paleo food preparation skills. Entries will be judged based on clarity, ingenuity, creativity, quality of presentation, and execu...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:47:29 PDT
Hot Glue Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/hotglue/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/707K/I8FRA16V/FMG707KI8FRA16V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/707K/I8FRA16V/FMG707KI8FRA16V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/707K/I8FRA16V/FMG707KI8FRA16V.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you want to attach this to that, chances are, hot glue can do the job. We’re celebrating this fantastic adhesive with the Hot Glue Challenge. Enter your creations and you could walk away with a camera and a top-of-the-line glue gun, complete with accessories. So fire up your glue gun and manipul...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:41:29 PDT
Backyard Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/backyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/OV7O/I8J9RRHO/FQLOV7OI8J9RRHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/OV7O/I8J9RRHO/FQLOV7OI8J9RRHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/OV7O/I8J9RRHO/FQLOV7OI8J9RRHO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Enter the Backyard Contest for a chance to win a Big Blue Party bluetooth speaker, Lumenplay app-controlled lights, 9’ umbrella, a Slackers Night Riderz Zipline kit, and more! The weather is finally warming up and that means it’s time to go outside again. Maybe you’re planting a vegetable garden, pl...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:43:39 PDT
K'NEX Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/knexcontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EJXJ/I8CW50IW/FC9EJXJI8CW50IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EJXJ/I8CW50IW/FC9EJXJI8CW50IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/EJXJ/I8CW50IW/FC9EJXJI8CW50IW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Break out your K’NEX and other rod and connector sets, and start building something epic. We are excited to launch our first ever K’NEX Contest with prizes provided by K’NEX! And the prizes are fantastic: an 8,550-piece 6-foot K’NEX Ferris Wheel building set will be awarded to the grand prize winne...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:10:29 PDT
Move It http://www.instructables.com/contest/flexbot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/RC9K/I8BGG516/FULRC9KI8BGG516.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/RC9K/I8BGG516/FULRC9KI8BGG516.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/RC9K/I8BGG516/FULRC9KI8BGG516.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We’re proud to announce the Move It! Contest, sponsored by FlexPV. This contest is all about making things move, so if you're building something with wheels or a motor, it’s eligible. Whether you’re programming a robot that likes to boogie, or getting ready for a soap box derby, we want to be moved ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:22:40 PDT
Glitter Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/glitterchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/07VZ/I8BGI9X0/FBC07VZI8BGI9X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/07VZ/I8BGI9X0/FBC07VZI8BGI9X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/07VZ/I8BGI9X0/FBC07VZI8BGI9X0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Dazzle us with your sparkly Instructables and enter the Glitter Challenge! Craft projects, holiday cards, and nail polish are always more fun when you add a dash of glitter, but what else do you use glitter for?  One grand prize winner will receive a Sony DSC-HX300 camera, a Crafty Chica Glitter se...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 22:50:16 PDT
Snack Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/snackcontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/PSZA/I800YM1S/F6XPSZAI800YM1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/PSZA/I800YM1S/F6XPSZAI800YM1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/PSZA/I800YM1S/F6XPSZAI800YM1S.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Nom, nom, nom! Who doesn’t love snacks? Sweet, salty, or savory — show us how you chow down in between mealtimes in the Snack Contest. We’re excited to be giving away a year subscription to MunchPak (international snack-food-of-the-month!!) and a deep fryer. First and second prizes will also get sn...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 16:18:13 PDT
Crafting 101 http://www.instructables.com/contest/crafting101/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/CT2Z/I800Y86D/FFJCT2ZI800Y86D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/CT2Z/I800Y86D/FFJCT2ZI800Y86D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/CT2Z/I800Y86D/FFJCT2ZI800Y86D.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Experienced crafters know that finishing touches make all the difference. It’s that same experience that taught you how to score a piece of cardboard to yield a crisp, clean edge, and that pressing as you sew can strengthen a seam to runway perfection. Now’s the time to document what you’ve learned ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:40:58 PDT
3D Printing Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/3dprintingcontestxxl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PT9Y/I7XQYWV7/FIXPT9YI7XQYWV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PT9Y/I7XQYWV7/FIXPT9YI7XQYWV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/PT9Y/I7XQYWV7/FIXPT9YI7XQYWV7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling out to all makers, designers and tinkerers, this is your chance to take part in our biggest 3D printing contest ever! Show us what this exciting new technology inspires you to create. Share your 3D models, projects with 3D printed parts, homemade 3D printers, and anything else your 3D printi...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:51:34 PDT
Bacon Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/baconcontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/ZJ6E/I7RGBCFX/FPXZJ6EI7RGBCFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/ZJ6E/I7RGBCFX/FPXZJ6EI7RGBCFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/ZJ6E/I7RGBCFX/FPXZJ6EI7RGBCFX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bacon is in the midst of a culinary renaissance, and people are doing things with the crispy meat that take it far beyond burgers and breakfast. The Bacon Contest is your chance to take it to the next level, and win some savory, sweet prizes in the process! Share your bacon Instructables for a chanc...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:42:02 PDT
Coded Creations http://www.instructables.com/contest/codedcreations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/PQSD/I7GS02LE/FWCPQSDI7GS02LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/PQSD/I7GS02LE/FWCPQSDI7GS02LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/PQSD/I7GS02LE/FWCPQSDI7GS02LE.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura The computer is a brilliant tool. It can carry out nearly any task you want it to do, as long as you know how to write the code to communicate your ideas effectively. In the Microsoft Coded Creations Contest, we’re celebrating that skill with a contest for projects that are code-based. The project y...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:23:24 PDT
Egg Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/eggchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4M6B/I7ELFQSP/FFE4M6BI7ELFQSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4M6B/I7ELFQSP/FFE4M6BI7ELFQSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/4M6B/I7ELFQSP/FFE4M6BI7ELFQSP.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Eggs are incredibly versatile and good for you, too. Because we love eggs and so do you, we’re running an Egg Challenge! One winner will receive an Egg-bot Deluxe Kit decorating machine, and 25 runners up will win an Instructables T-shirt and prize pack. Whether you’re making breakfast (lunch or di...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:13:44 PDT
Prank Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/prankchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PKJP/I7CCJWBP/FO2PKJPI7CCJWBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PKJP/I7CCJWBP/FO2PKJPI7CCJWBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/PKJP/I7CCJWBP/FO2PKJPI7CCJWBP.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What mischief are you planning for April Fools' Day? Here at Instructables headquarters, no one is safe come April 1. We can’t get enough of pranks and practical jokes, so we’re asking you to share your sneaky, smart, silly, or even sweet pranks in the Prank Challenge. The winner will take home a s...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:45:49 PDT
Bicycle Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/bicyclecontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DJJS/I7D61R9S/FVGDJJSI7D61R9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DJJS/I7D61R9S/FVGDJJSI7D61R9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DJJS/I7D61R9S/FVGDJJSI7D61R9S.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bicycle enthusiasts are the ultimate do it yourselfers -- they power their ride with their legs, and sometimes even charge their cellphones with the power generated from that ride! Show us all the ways you innovate on the road, and enter the Bicycle Contest. We’ve partnered with Bicycles for Humani...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:52:56 PDT
Bracelet Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/braceletchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EZGY/I77G70NX/FZMEZGYI77G70NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EZGY/I77G70NX/FZMEZGYI77G70NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/EZGY/I77G70NX/FZMEZGYI77G70NX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Share your favorite bracelet projects in the Bracelet Challenge for a chance to win a silver metal clay kit and a flex shaft — perfect goodies for those who enjoy jewelry-making. Metal, plastic, wood, clay, paper, embroidery floss… any and all materials and techniques are welcome. We’ll judge the e...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:29:26 PDT
Spring Cleaning Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/springcleaningchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/IE81/I72P08B5/FBXIE81I72P08B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/IE81/I72P08B5/FBXIE81I72P08B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/IE81/I72P08B5/FBXIE81I72P08B5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Spring is a time of renewal, growth, and new beginnings. Little changes can make a big difference in your happiness, and a great place to start making those changes is in your own home. We know it’s not always easy to get started, so we’re running a Spring Cleaning Challenge to give you a little inc...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:41:55 PDT
How to Play ____ http://www.instructables.com/contest/howtoplay/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/GMJP/I6W2TZH0/F6NGMJPI6W2TZH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/GMJP/I6W2TZH0/F6NGMJPI6W2TZH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/GMJP/I6W2TZH0/F6NGMJPI6W2TZH0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Card games, board games, and video games all have one thing in common -- you have to play by the rules if you want to win. Tell us how you interpret those rules and enter the How to Play ____ Challenge! Instructions for classic and made-up games are all eligible.  The winner of this challenge will ...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 23:34:55 PST
Automation Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/automationcontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MAMC/I6W2SYNN/FBMMAMCI6W2SYNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MAMC/I6W2SYNN/FBMMAMCI6W2SYNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MAMC/I6W2SYNN/FBMMAMCI6W2SYNN.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The definition of automate is “to run or operate by using machines and computers instead of people to do the work.” So naturally, for the Automate Contest we are looking for projects that automate some process or task that might otherwise be done by human hands or brain. We’ve got some amazing priz...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:51:58 PST
Animals Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/animalscontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/99DY/I6NI3GBQ/FY299DYI6NI3GBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/99DY/I6NI3GBQ/FY299DYI6NI3GBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/99DY/I6NI3GBQ/FY299DYI6NI3GBQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Attention animal lovers -- we’ve got a contest just for you. The Pets and Animals Contest is your opportunity to share DIY projects intended for your furry, feathered, or scaly friends! The prizes include a Sony Action cam with WiFi K9 Bundle, a Petcube that lets you check in on your pet when you’re...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:17:17 PST
Necklace Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/necklacechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/QOLK/I6NI3CSG/F1DQOLKI6NI3CSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/QOLK/I6NI3CSG/F1DQOLKI6NI3CSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/QOLK/I6NI3CSG/F1DQOLKI6NI3CSG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Time to string beads, melt glass, and carve pendants! We’re happy to announce the launch of the Necklace Challenge. We’ll be judging the entries based on clarity, ingenuity, creativity, quality of presentation, and execution of the Instructable. Wow us! The winner will take home a silver metal clay ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:07:13 PST
Home Remedies Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/homeremedieschallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PMGO/I6DYVB8X/FBMPMGOI6DYVB8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PMGO/I6DYVB8X/FBMPMGOI6DYVB8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/PMGO/I6DYVB8X/FBMPMGOI6DYVB8X.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You don’t need concoctions with mile-long ingredient lists to alleviate your cough, or remove your makeup, or clean your counter. Sometimes simple is best. In that spirit, we are excited to launch the Home Remedy Challenge. Enter your home remedies for a chance to win a Kindle Fire, a Sense sleep mo...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:52:41 PST
Pi/e Day Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/piedaycontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/3J08/I6C2L1OZ/FCX3J08I6C2L1OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/3J08/I6C2L1OZ/FCX3J08I6C2L1OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/3J08/I6C2L1OZ/FCX3J08I6C2L1OZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The first official Pi Day happened in 1988 in the heart of San Francisco, and this year we're celebrating with a contest! The Pi/e Day Contest is brought to you in part by Dexter Industries -- a company with a passion for robotics. All things pi or pie are eligible. So if you have a tech project tha...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:26:01 PST
Tools Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/toolscontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/3PWV/I63EXMCY/FSL3PWVI63EXMCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/3PWV/I63EXMCY/FSL3PWVI63EXMCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/3PWV/I63EXMCY/FSL3PWVI63EXMCY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Humans have been making tools for millions of years, and new technologies continue to influence how we make them. Is there a tool you’ve been wanting to build for your workshop, a hammer that needs a new handle, or a machine that needs greasing? If so, enter it in the Tools Contest and show us how y...
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