Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:38:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Microcontroller Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/microcontroller2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1Y58/JFCSXM2B/F561Y58JFCSXM2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1Y58/JFCSXM2B/F561Y58JFCSXM2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1Y58/JFCSXM2B/F561Y58JFCSXM2B.SMALL.jpg randofo The Microcontroller Contest is back! This contest is open to any instructable that includes the use of a microcontroller such as an Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, Huzzah board, or whatever other system you might be working with. We will be awarding over $3,000 in Amazon gift cards to the winning...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 06:06:08 PDT
Space Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/space2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FTOL/JFBMPQZR/FIPFTOLJFBMPQZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FTOL/JFBMPQZR/FIPFTOLJFBMPQZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/FTOL/JFBMPQZR/FIPFTOLJFBMPQZR.SMALL.gif randofo Earth is just a tiny spec in an infinitesimally large cosmos. It is easy to lose sight of this as we go about our day doing mundane things like studying, working, running errands, and building strange things with Arduino. It is great to take a step back every now and then to consider the immensity a...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 06:05:39 PDT
Spotless Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/spotless/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/SGHF/JFCSYI9U/FLJSGHFJFCSYI9U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/SGHF/JFCSYI9U/FLJSGHFJFCSYI9U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/SGHF/JFCSYI9U/FLJSGHFJFCSYI9U.SMALL.jpg randofo For some cleaning is an art, and for others cleaning is a chore. Not only do we all clean, but we all have different thoughts about how cleaning should get done. This contest is a chance to show off your best cleaning techniques, tips, and tricks. In this contest we want to see all things cleanin...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 06:05:19 PDT
Trash to Treasure http://www.instructables.com/contest/trashtotreasure2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/N3Z9/JE94J4AX/FR7N3Z9JE94J4AX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/N3Z9/JE94J4AX/FR7N3Z9JE94J4AX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/N3Z9/JE94J4AX/FR7N3Z9JE94J4AX.SMALL.gif randofo Upcycling is the practice of transforming an old object in such a way that it has more value than the original. Put simpler, it is transforming trash into an object of treasure. This contest is all about upcycling and reuse. It is meant for the people who look at a pile of garbage and see possibilit...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2018 14:01:03 PST
Pocket-Sized Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/pocketsized2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/PIAA/JE94J0E5/F95PIAAJE94J0E5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/PIAA/JE94J0E5/F95PIAAJE94J0E5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/PIAA/JE94J0E5/F95PIAAJE94J0E5.SMALL.jpg randofo The Pocket-Sized Contest is open to any project that could feasibly fit into a reasonably sized shirt, or pants pocket. As a general rule, if you need to describe the pocket your project would fit into, it is too large.  The goal is to see what amazing things that can be made on a small scale. Th...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2018 13:46:29 PST
Pro Tips Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/protips/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/I2KC/JE94IROW/FHUI2KCJE94IROW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/I2KC/JE94IROW/FHUI2KCJE94IROW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/I2KC/JE94IROW/FHUI2KCJE94IROW.SMALL.jpg randofo This is a challenge for all those who consider themselves experts in their field. We're looking for those little tips and tricks that take a lifetime to learn and demonstrate a mastery of your craft. Show us the techniques that really separate the skilled amateurs from the true professionals. Thi...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2018 12:50:11 PST
Science of Cooking http://www.instructables.com/contest/scienceofcooking/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/8UP7/JE94IRHO/FX68UP7JE94IRHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/8UP7/JE94IRHO/FX68UP7JE94IRHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/8UP7/JE94IRHO/FX68UP7JE94IRHO.SMALL.jpg randofo For some, cooking is an art; for others, cooking is a science. While we all respect culinary artists, this time around we are looking for the kitchen scientists. Put on your lab coat and make some Instructables that employ scientific processes and principles to create culinary wonders. For inspirati...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2018 12:32:45 PST
Paper Contest 2018 http://www.instructables.com/contest/paper2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/GGR7/JD0KAD6F/FEKGGR7JD0KAD6F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/GGR7/JD0KAD6F/FEKGGR7JD0KAD6F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/GGR7/JD0KAD6F/FEKGGR7JD0KAD6F.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Paper is an incredibly capable and inspiring material that every maker likely already has on hand. Paper can be cut, folded, torn, even stitched together! Not to mention writing and printing! What can't paper do? There are so many ways to work with paper in your Instructables and we want to see what...
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Sun, 28 Jan 2018 17:48:10 PST
Gluten Free Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/glutenfree2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/RITE/JCUULT21/FAVRITEJCUULT21.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/RITE/JCUULT21/FAVRITEJCUULT21.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/RITE/JCUULT21/FAVRITEJCUULT21.SMALL.jpg randofo Tie back your apron and put on your chef's hat, it is time to show us your best gluten free recipe! We want to see your best culinary creations, but just remember to hold the wheat (and other gluten containing flours and ingredients). In this contest we are looking for recipes that really demonst...
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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 09:42:39 PST
Minecraft Challenge 2018 http://www.instructables.com/contest/minecraft2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/XQMD/JCKUR7PP/FBHXQMDJCKUR7PP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/XQMD/JCKUR7PP/FBHXQMDJCKUR7PP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/XQMD/JCKUR7PP/FBHXQMDJCKUR7PP.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Pack up your torches, swords, pickaxes, and loaves of bread to get yourself ready for the Minecraft Challenge! Demonstrate your Minecraft mastery with intuitive gameplay tutorials or show how your gaming talents translate into the real world with Creeper crafts, edible Endermen, stuffed Strays and m...
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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:36:03 PST
Sew Warm Contest 2018 http://www.instructables.com/contest/Sewing2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UZHN/JC0U9XPC/FSKUZHNJC0U9XPC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UZHN/JC0U9XPC/FSKUZHNJC0U9XPC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UZHN/JC0U9XPC/FSKUZHNJC0U9XPC.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Feeling Chilly? That means its time for the annual Instructables Sew Warm Contest!  Fire up the sewing machine and stitch yourself enough layers to keep warm ’til spring. Machine sew yourself a blanket, hand-stitch a scarf, embroider your favorite beanie, or even try your hand at e-textiles! Ther...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 20:36:52 PST
First Time Author Contest 2018 http://www.instructables.com/contest/first2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QKYP/JCGK5X89/FN5QKYPJCGK5X89.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QKYP/JCGK5X89/FN5QKYPJCGK5X89.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/QKYP/JCGK5X89/FN5QKYPJCGK5X89.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Have you been waiting for just the right moment to post your very first instructable? Well, the time is now! The First Time Author Contest is a chance to win a prize by teaching the rest of the Instructables community something new! This contest is open to anyone who hasn't created an Instructabl...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 15:36:19 PST
Voice Activated Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/voiceactivated2018/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/DOR0/JBI9M0BI/FRQDOR0JBI9M0BI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/DOR0/JBI9M0BI/FRQDOR0JBI9M0BI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/DOR0/JBI9M0BI/FRQDOR0JBI9M0BI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Let your voice be heard in the Voice Activated Contest! Win one of five Amazon Echo Shows from Amazon Alexa Developers by designing, programming, and creating your own home assistants controlled and activated by your voice commands. Get your coffee pot, lights, TVs and more do your bidding with j...
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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:33:43 PST
Epilog Challenge 9 http://www.instructables.com/contest/epilog9/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PYJY/JB6U0T7Y/F33PYJYJB6U0T7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PYJY/JB6U0T7Y/F33PYJYJB6U0T7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PYJY/JB6U0T7Y/F33PYJYJB6U0T7Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The Epilog Challenge is here for its 9th year! Show off the best of the best of the best of what you can do for a chance to win a 30-watt Zing 16 from Epilog! All epic, mind-boggling, and monumental projects are welcome. Make anything you want, just make sure it stands out and has top-notch docum...
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:42:11 PST
Remote Control Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/rc2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/IWSC/JB3ZOVQI/FTRIWSCJB3ZOVQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/IWSC/JB3ZOVQI/FTRIWSCJB3ZOVQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/IWSC/JB3ZOVQI/FTRIWSCJB3ZOVQI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Don’t be a control freak, be a remote control freak for the Remote Controlled Contest! Mess around with something that is already remote controlled or go a step further and start from the ground up designing something that can be controlled with a remote. Either direction qualifies and could give yo...
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Wed, 6 Dec 2017 15:45:25 PST
Arduino Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/arduino2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/689N/JAMTRQ5Y/FA1689NJAMTRQ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/689N/JAMTRQ5Y/FA1689NJAMTRQ5Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/689N/JAMTRQ5Y/FA1689NJAMTRQ5Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Arduino boards and other microcontrollers have a plethora of tasks they can accomplish. Demonstrate their many capabilities for the Arduino Contest! There is an exciting smorgasbord of prizes up for grabs from Sparkfun and DigiKey including an iPhone X, a Robotics Shield Kit for Arduino, and a DJ...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:38:37 PST
Design For Kids Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/dfk2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XIN9/JAMTRUV1/FLJXIN9JAMTRUV1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XIN9/JAMTRUV1/FLJXIN9JAMTRUV1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XIN9/JAMTRUV1/FLJXIN9JAMTRUV1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Think of the children and make something just for them for the Design for Kids Challenge! From pint-sized furniture to toys for tots, there are many things out there just for kids! Tap into your inner child and create all the things the youngsters in your life would love to have. Five talented ma...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:22:34 PST
Wheels Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/wheels2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/V3FH/JACTS4S0/FZFV3FHJACTS4S0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/V3FH/JACTS4S0/FZFV3FHJACTS4S0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/V3FH/JACTS4S0/FZFV3FHJACTS4S0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Round and round we go, where we stop is Instructables for the Wheels Contest! Join in by revolving your project around a wheeled mode of transportation or incorporate a wheel into your project. Here the wheel projects keep on spinning round so get on and get ready for a creative ride. Hop on the ...
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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:08:30 PST
Homemade Gifts Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/19BM/JA36ICLT/FJ419BMJA36ICLT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/19BM/JA36ICLT/FJ419BMJA36ICLT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/19BM/JA36ICLT/FJ419BMJA36ICLT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It can be difficult to get just the right gift for the special people in your life. Sometimes the only things you find aren’t quite right. Instead of getting something that’s just “good enough,” avoid indecision and make something yourself for the Homemade Gifts Contest! Have fun making and showi...
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:29:03 PST
Workshop Hacks Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/workshophacks2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/ZMOJ/JA2TN74Z/FU7ZMOJJA2TN74Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/ZMOJ/JA2TN74Z/FU7ZMOJJA2TN74Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/ZMOJ/JA2TN74Z/FU7ZMOJJA2TN74Z.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name HACK THE PLANET! Well…maybe not the planet. Start smaller and concentrate on hacking your workshop for the Workshop Hacks Challenge! Hack your area and make building easier by creating shortcuts for unnecessary steps in your project, modifying your tools to perform different functions, organizing yo...
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:27:46 PST
LED Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/led2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U6Y5/J9SVKIUY/FUOU6Y5J9SVKIUY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U6Y5/J9SVKIUY/FUOU6Y5J9SVKIUY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/U6Y5/J9SVKIUY/FUOU6Y5J9SVKIUY.SMALL.gif Danger is my middle name Since their conception, LEDs have become more and more common in general lighting, arts & crafts, decorations, and cosplay/prop making because of their versatility, sustainability, and affordability. Find a way to incorporate at least one LED into your project for the LED Contest. It’s time to li...
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Thu, 9 Nov 2017 15:30:28 PST
Baking Soda Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bakingsoda2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/YHUJ/J95ZVLO2/FL0YHUJJ95ZVLO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/YHUJ/J95ZVLO2/FL0YHUJJ95ZVLO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/YHUJ/J95ZVLO2/FL0YHUJJ95ZVLO2.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Baking soda is one of those things that just seems to have a never-ending amount of uses. From cooking and cleaning to science experiments and arts & crafts projects, there is a lot more you can do with it than you might originally think. Bust out a box of baking soda and see which direction inspira...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 10:02:26 PDT
Raspberry Pi Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/raspberrypi2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/FVBX/J8YRBTM2/F6PFVBXJ8YRBTM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/FVBX/J8YRBTM2/F6PFVBXJ8YRBTM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/FVBX/J8YRBTM2/F6PFVBXJ8YRBTM2.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Raspberry Pi boards are powerful little computers that can fit in the palm of your hand. What started as a way to bring programming to those who previously couldn’t afford to do it, these little computers have grown leaps and bounds in popularity because of their size, cost, and versatility. Take yo...
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:53:54 PDT
Metal Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/metal2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/J1DP/J8UGY369/F3NJ1DPJ8UGY369.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/J1DP/J8UGY369/F3NJ1DPJ8UGY369.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/J1DP/J8UGY369/F3NJ1DPJ8UGY369.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Metal is a dependable material that can be decorative and utilitarian. There is so much that can be crafted with it that makers of almost every skill level can try their hand at bending, welding, casting, smelting, or hammering it. For the Metal Contest, show off the fun and innovative ways you crea...
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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:58:25 PDT
PVC Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/pvc2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/YNQ4/J8UH3T9C/F1CYNQ4J8UH3T9C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/YNQ4/J8UH3T9C/F1CYNQ4J8UH3T9C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/YNQ4/J8UH3T9C/F1CYNQ4J8UH3T9C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Consisting of pipes of various lengths and a plethora of connector shapes, PVC is a material that many makers have dabbled with. No fancy tools required; with just time, patience, imagination (and PVC), you can create a variety of awesome projects for the PVC Contest. Formufit knows that PVC is t...
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:05:51 PDT
Furniture Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/furniture2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/CG0V/J8UH3VHZ/FZ9CG0VJ8UH3VHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/CG0V/J8UH3VHZ/FZ9CG0VJ8UH3VHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/CG0V/J8UH3VHZ/FZ9CG0VJ8UH3VHZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Furniture shopping for pieces that both fit your space and look great can really take a chunk out of your wallet. Instead of battling the crowds at big furniture stores or crossing your fingers and hoping the couch you picked online will match your curtains, take the guesswork and frustration out of...
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:05:46 PDT
Fiber Arts Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/fiberarts2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VDRS/J8OQY1WY/F0MVDRSJ8OQY1WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VDRS/J8OQY1WY/F0MVDRSJ8OQY1WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/VDRS/J8OQY1WY/F0MVDRSJ8OQY1WY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Keep calm and get your fiber art on. Embroider, knit, crochet, tat, felt, weave; delight us with your specialty for the Fiber Arts Contest! Display your artistic talents with yarn, wool, and more to win an Ashford Kiwi 2 Spinning Wheel, Wool Sampler Pack, or Premium Winding Station Tool Kit! Look...
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:47:44 PDT
Wireless Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/wireless2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/WAV1/J8KGNGO6/F5UWAV1J8KGNGO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/WAV1/J8KGNGO6/F5UWAV1J8KGNGO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/WAV1/J8KGNGO6/F5UWAV1J8KGNGO6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wireless is the way of the future (and today)! So, don’t get tangled up by superfluous wires; cut the cord for the Wireless Contest! We're looking for fun and creative ways you can eliminate the use of wires in your project including cellular, Bluetooth, WIFI, infrared, and more! Find practical a...
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:27:25 PDT
Hand Tools Only Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/hto2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R48S/J8F5YYHS/FQNR48SJ8F5YYHS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R48S/J8F5YYHS/FQNR48SJ8F5YYHS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R48S/J8F5YYHS/FQNR48SJ8F5YYHS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name While high-tech machinery is fun to fabricate with, there is something special about getting the job done by hand. For the Hand Tools Only Contest, concentrate on building your project using only handheld tools. Get down to the nuts and bolts of what it takes to create your project for a chance t...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 14:27:07 PDT
Baking Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/baking2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/SSN6/J8F5YYH9/F26SSN6J8F5YYH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/SSN6/J8F5YYH9/F26SSN6J8F5YYH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/SSN6/J8F5YYH9/F26SSN6J8F5YYH9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name They say there can be too many cooks in the kitchen, but what about bakers? We say, the more the merrier for the Baking Contest! Heat up the kitchen with your best recipes for bread, cookies, and more, just make sure you create your specialties by baking in your oven using a dry heat. Have your c...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 14:03:07 PDT
Leather Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/leather2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/H893/J864Z3JO/F5JH893J864Z3JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/H893/J864Z3JO/F5JH893J864Z3JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/H893/J864Z3JO/F5JH893J864Z3JO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sturdy, multifunctional, and coming in so many shapes, colors, and sizes, leather is a great material for beginner and experienced makers alike. All you have to do for the Leather Contest is make something incorporating leather (faux or real). Demonstrate your seasoned leatherworking skills and y...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:28:22 PDT
Reclaimed Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/reclaimed2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/R3LW/J84QWSLZ/F6RR3LWJ84QWSLZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/R3LW/J84QWSLZ/F6RR3LWJ84QWSLZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/R3LW/J84QWSLZ/F6RR3LWJ84QWSLZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Waste not, want not! While it is fun to buy supplies, there is a special feeling that comes along with taking old materials and transforming them into something new. For the Reclaimed Contest, reclaim materials that were used to make one thing and use them to create a whole new project! Tear out ...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 10:01:25 PDT
Make It Move Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/mim2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/J38V/J7UQRN58/F8UJ38VJ7UQRN58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/J38V/J7UQRN58/F8UJ38VJ7UQRN58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/J38V/J7UQRN58/F8UJ38VJ7UQRN58.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We like to move it move it, you like to move it move it, let’s all move it, move it for the Make it Move Contest! Your project can move on its own or by your power. Make it fly, run, glide, skip, wiggle, roll, or propel, no matter what you make, all you need to do is make it move! Get it in gear ...
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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:12:57 PDT
Halloween Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Something wicked to Instructables comes! Costumes and candy and skeletons, oh my! Halloween has finally come back around and we are raring to go! Epic costumes, eerie decorations, disturbing desserts, whatever it is you like to make to help celebrate Halloween, share it here! We’re changing th...
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:23:43 PDT
Hiding Places Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/hidingplaces2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Stash your special possessions, hide your heirlooms, and disguise doors. Find the perfect way to practice stealth and protect your valuables for the Hiding Places Contest! Creatively hide trinkets, switches, or entire rooms for a chance to win an iPad Mini 4, a Panoraxy Hidden Camera Clock, or Bl...
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:38:40 PDT
Lazy Life Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/lazylife2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sometimes it takes a little hard work to be lazy. For the Lazy Life Challenge, show off how you enjoy the easy life. Loosen up, snooze, or just unwind, show off whatever helps you take it easy and be lazy. The most inventive idler will win a Macbook Air! Sit back, relax, and “make” life easy.
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:25:23 PDT
Teachers Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/teachers2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all Teachers! Instructables is a great academic tool and we want educators to use it for the Teachers Contest! This teachers-only contest tasks you with creating something that can be an asset for other educators in the classroom. This includes projects that are easy to build with your st...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 09:02:41 PDT
GIFs Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/gifs2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We often think of GIFs as being silly or funny, but they can be useful and informative, too! The GIFs Challenge tasks you with showing off a part of your Instructable's documentation in GIF form. You can enter any type of project you want as long as you compliment your Instructable with a GIF that s...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 15:00:20 PDT
Audio Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/audio2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sounds surround us. From the moment our alarm goes off in the morning to when we watch the evening news, everything around us is tugging at our ears. For the Audio Contest, show off the most intriguing and unique ways you create sound. Whether it’s speakers, microphones, or musical instruments th...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 15:00:04 PDT
Plastics Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/plastics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Plastics, plastics everywhere and so many projects to make. Up-cycle your recyclables or 3D print something completely new; as long as some type of plastic is your material of choice, you can enter the Plastics Contest! Grab it, shape it, move it, make it and you could win a Printrbot Smalls, Dre...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:04:08 PDT
Outdoor Structures http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorstructures2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From greenhouses and garden sheds to dog houses and pergolas, outdoor structures can be both fun and functional. For the Outdoor Structures Contest, show off your best builds for outside. All permanent or portable structures will fit the bill as long as they reside out-of-doors. Shape and create ...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:04:03 PDT
Design for Robotics Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/designforrobotics2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/JSTD/J5MQ6LCF/F8BJSTDJ5MQ6LCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/JSTD/J5MQ6LCF/F8BJSTDJ5MQ6LCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/JSTD/J5MQ6LCF/F8BJSTDJ5MQ6LCF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Imagine the home of 2025. How will robots assist you with everyday tasks in and around the house? The field of robotics is advancing quickly to support our busy lives proving that robots are fast becoming part of our daily reality. Autodesk and GE Appliances® are looking for a few innovative robo...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:30:38 PDT
Automation Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/automation2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Automation involves taking everyday tasks and streamlining them by taking what would normally be done manually and making it automatic. Your goal for the Automation Contest is to do just that. Automate life in some way, big or small. As long as you are taking something that would normally be manual ...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:43:32 PDT
Canning and Pickling Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/canningpickling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name For centuries, people have been preserving foods in a variety of ways to not only make them taste great but to make them last longer too. For the Canning and Pickling Challenge, share the best recipes and techniques for canning and pickling your favorite foods. To support your preservation endeav...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:34:56 PDT
Solar Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/solar2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XND9/J66Q97E1/FKMXND9J66Q97E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XND9/J66Q97E1/FKMXND9J66Q97E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XND9/J66Q97E1/FKMXND9J66Q97E1.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz It is time to harness the power of the sun for the Solar Contest! There are many ways to collect energy and solar power is quickly becoming more and more popular. From powering thousands of homes to small portable electronics, the sun has a lot of energy to spare. Though we don’t expect you to po...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:36:41 PDT
Bluetooth Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/bluetooth2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick The term Bluetooth comes from King Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson, a man who is known for uniting Denmark and Norway and had a dead tooth which earned him his name. Though we’re not looking for you to connect countries, we do want you to connect wirelessly for the Bluetooth Challenge! Bluetooth is a...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:41:56 PDT
Fix It Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fixit2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Being a DIYer isn’t always about making something new. Sometimes it’s also about taking an object and fixing or improving it and that is exactly what we want to see for the Fix It Contest! Find a way to take something and make it better whether that is actually fixing it or adding onto it in a fun, ...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 14:49:38 PDT
Sew Cool Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sewcool2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name To sew or not to sew, that is the question. The answer? Definitely to sew for the Sew Cool Contest! Dust off your sewing machine and thread your sewing needle; wherever your talents lie, now is the time to show them off! Bring needle to thread for practical purposes or just for fun; all’s fair in se...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 14:48:30 PDT
MacGyver Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/macgyver2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name MacGyver is more than just a hot shot character from a 1980s television show. To MacGyver is now a verb that describes making or repairing something in an improvised or inventive way, and that is exactly what we want you to do for the MacGyver Challenge! It is time to take whatever items you can ...
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:30:31 PDT
Outdoor Cooking Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorcooking2017/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Just because you only have a campfire, grill, or even just the sun at your disposal, doesn’t mean you can’t create delicious dishes. For the Outdoor Cooking Contest show off what you cook and how when you’re outside and don’t have fancy kitchen appliances at hand. Be one of the best cooks outside...
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