Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:11:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sensors Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sensors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/GJEK/HTRQIMEL/FB5GJEKHTRQIMEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/GJEK/HTRQIMEL/FB5GJEKHTRQIMEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/GJEK/HTRQIMEL/FB5GJEKHTRQIMEL.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura   Sensors! There are so many different kinds of sensors in the world! Piezoelectric, magnetic, thermal, light-dependent, the list can go on and on. We use them to activate all kinds of processes. Pressure sensors to set off door-bells, a Proximity sensor to activate a light, and flow sensors to ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:57:26 PDT
Gadget Hacking and Accessories Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/gadgethacking/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/31LS/HTM2NIOO/FZZ31LSHTM2NIOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/31LS/HTM2NIOO/FZZ31LSHTM2NIOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/31LS/HTM2NIOO/FZZ31LSHTM2NIOO.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We are excited to announce our Gadget Hacking and Accessories contest in Partnership with Shapeways and Popular Mechanics. We have amazing prizes from Shapeways, Ultimaker, and Sphero. The grand prize winner will even be featured in-print in Popular Mechanics! We also have a special Judges' Pri...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 09:33:44 PDT
Green Electronics Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/greenelectronics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/SVZ1/HTGT9534/FHISVZ1HTGT9534.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/SVZ1/HTGT9534/FHISVZ1HTGT9534.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/SVZ1/HTGT9534/FHISVZ1HTGT9534.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink The overall theme of the US-China Green Electronics Challenge is to prevent the creation of electronic waste. Our mission is to redefine the concept of "waste": yesterday's integrated circuits could be tomorrow's treasure! We want to see authors upcycle or hack an electronic product to create a ne...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:27:29 PDT
Jewelry Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/jewelry2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7F0J/HT9AXH07/FK07F0JHT9AXH07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7F0J/HT9AXH07/FK07F0JHT9AXH07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7F0J/HT9AXH07/FK07F0JHT9AXH07.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's jewelry making time! Time to bend some wires, string some beads, and start soldering! No matter your area of specialty we want to see what crazy and fun jewelry you can come up with. Enter for a chance to win your own mini drill press and drill bits or a pair of one-step looper pliers (han...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:38:49 PDT
Egg Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/egg2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q3C9/HT9B0YBN/FQYQ3C9HT9B0YBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q3C9/HT9B0YBN/FQYQ3C9HT9B0YBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/Q3C9/HT9B0YBN/FQYQ3C9HT9B0YBN.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's spring time, and that means Easter is upon us! In this contest, we're looking for egg entries of all kinds - crafts, recipes and hacks. Enter your best egg themed project for a chance to win a Poweradd™ Apollo2 Solar Panel Charger or a fancy Instructables prize pack. Please be sure t...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:59:20 PDT
Power Tool Kitchen Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/powertoolkitchen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/INNF/HSYO1OY2/FG7INNFHSYO1OY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/INNF/HSYO1OY2/FG7INNFHSYO1OY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/INNF/HSYO1OY2/FG7INNFHSYO1OY2.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We want to see how you combine your workshop and kitchen! Bring your power tools and show us how you use them to process, cook and serve your food. Enter today for your chance to win some beautiful Le Creuset cookware! Please be sure that your entry into the contest contains original phot...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:11:25 PDT
Data Visualization Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/datavisualization/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6JYJ/HSPP69CZ/FSL6JYJHSPP69CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6JYJ/HSPP69CZ/FSL6JYJHSPP69CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/6JYJ/HSPP69CZ/FSL6JYJHSPP69CZ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This contest is about personal, informative, and beautiful data visualizations. Tell a story with data about your life, your project, or your passion. We're offering to Judges' Prizes for best use of Plotly. Plotly's Arduino instructable, Raspberry Pi Instructable, and this MAKE article show exampl...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:49:58 PDT
Pet Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/pet2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/C9FM/HSRTBV1Q/FAOC9FMHSRTBV1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/C9FM/HSRTBV1Q/FAOC9FMHSRTBV1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/C9FM/HSRTBV1Q/FAOC9FMHSRTBV1Q.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink The Pet Contest is back! This time around we’ve partnered up with Petcube to bring you one of the neatest prizes we’ve ever had. Learn more about the Petcube by watching the video below: Make something for your cat or dog and show it to us for a chance to win your own Petcube or a Canon PowerSh...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:18:00 PDT
Robot Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/robot2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/MAFG/HSPP5LWJ/FEQMAFGHSPP5LWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/MAFG/HSPP5LWJ/FEQMAFGHSPP5LWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/MAFG/HSPP5LWJ/FEQMAFGHSPP5LWJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink National Robotics Week is April 5-13 and we want to see the robots our community is building! In between not harming humans, obeying humans, and protecting their own existence, robots do a lot of cool stuff. Rosie was known for her shark-like canasta skills, and C3PO could paint a mean landscape. ...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:15:29 PDT
Arduino Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/FreetronicsArduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GR3P/HSHQQIM5/F6YGR3PHSHQQIM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GR3P/HSHQQIM5/F6YGR3PHSHQQIM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/GR3P/HSHQQIM5/F6YGR3PHSHQQIM5.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We’re so excited to announce our first Arduino Contest of the year, brought to you by the awesome folks at Freetronics. In addition to supplying some fantastic prizes, Freetronics is also offering a 20% off discount to their online store until 5/5/14! Enter the code “INSTRUCTABLES” at checkout to r...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:45:15 PST
Gardening & Homesteading Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/gardeninghomesteading/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/2TMQ/HSGFT5KL/FR22TMQHSGFT5KL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/2TMQ/HSGFT5KL/FR22TMQHSGFT5KL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/2TMQ/HSGFT5KL/FR22TMQHSGFT5KL.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This year we're changing up our normal gardening contest and opening it up to homesteading entries as well! In addition to indoor and outdoor gardening, we'd like to see instructables about caring for livestock, building much needed shelter for animals and humans, how to hunt and prepare wild game ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:05:42 PST
April Fool's Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/aprilfools2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CT2P/HSG80OHZ/FIICT2PHSG80OHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CT2P/HSG80OHZ/FIICT2PHSG80OHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CT2P/HSG80OHZ/FIICT2PHSG80OHZ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Uh oh, it's that time of the year again. It's April Fool’s! That time where we all get a little suspicious of our co-workers and friends, and when we plot our delicious revenge for last year's pranks. We love good pranks and want to see what you've got planned for this year. Just make sure that you...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:34:19 PST
Pi Day Pie Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/piday2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/25JD/HS7QL27R/FH125JDHS7QL27R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/25JD/HS7QL27R/FH125JDHS7QL27R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/25JD/HS7QL27R/FH125JDHS7QL27R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This year it’s Pi Day (3/14) all month long! We want to see all your best pie recipes because pie is the best way to celebrate. We’re giving away two grand prizes: one for best pie recipe and one for best Pi-themed decoration. We can’t wait to see what you bake up! Need some inspiration? Check out...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:39:42 PST
Scientific Method Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/scientificmethod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PW60/HS18ACYA/FWJPW60HS18ACYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PW60/HS18ACYA/FWJPW60HS18ACYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/PW60/HS18ACYA/FWJPW60HS18ACYA.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Much like a traditional science fair in which students investigate a phenomenon or test a hypothesis, we want to see entries that apply the scientific method to everyday life! Curious people idly wonder about the scientific validity of their food storage techniques, cleaning product effectiveness, w...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:02:18 PST
Mexican Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/mexicanfood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/EFQ7/HS18A2K3/FV9EFQ7HS18A2K3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/EFQ7/HS18A2K3/FV9EFQ7HS18A2K3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/EFQ7/HS18A2K3/FV9EFQ7HS18A2K3.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We want to see all your best Mexican recipes! Recipes can be traditional fare, Tex-Mex, or copycat versions of your favorite Mexican restaurant’s dishes. Looking for some inspiration? Check out what other authors have posted! Please be sure that your entry into the contest contains original phot...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:39:53 PST
Woodworking Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/woodworking2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/DJ3H/HRGNQU9G/F5IDJ3HHRGNQU9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/DJ3H/HRGNQU9G/F5IDJ3HHRGNQU9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/DJ3H/HRGNQU9G/F5IDJ3HHRGNQU9G.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura   It’s a biscuit, it’s a planer, it’s a woodworking contest! Show us your woodworking projects to win super prizes like a Porter Cable Planer, Chisel Sets or even a Biscuit Joiner. Please keep in mind that Instructables must contain your own original images and text to be eligible for entry int...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 23:32:09 PST
Full Spectrum Laser Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fullspectrum2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/PKE3/HRCK0Z3E/FNNPKE3HRCK0Z3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/PKE3/HRCK0Z3E/FNNPKE3HRCK0Z3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/PKE3/HRCK0Z3E/FNNPKE3HRCK0Z3E.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We’re so excited to announce that we've partnered with Full Spectrum Laser for the Full Spectrum Laser Contest! This contest is open to all types of instructables. We’re especially looking for great photos, documentation and design - we want winners that will take full advantage of the Pegasus Touc...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:51:22 PST
Portable Workstations Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/portableworkstations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/CNDX/HRCK0QJI/FKLCNDXHRCK0QJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/CNDX/HRCK0QJI/FKLCNDXHRCK0QJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/CNDX/HRCK0QJI/FKLCNDXHRCK0QJI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This contest is sponsored by the folks at SpaceGAMBIT. For more info on them and what they do, click here. Spacecraft, Space Habitats, Makerspaces, and many other work areas share a common issue - limited work space. And often you have to take the workstation to the project. A classic solution is t...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:19:11 PST
Healthy Eating Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/healthyeating/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/XGPB/HPPSAPHS/F5BXGPBHPPSAPHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/XGPB/HPPSAPHS/F5BXGPBHPPSAPHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/XGPB/HPPSAPHS/F5BXGPBHPPSAPHS.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It’s that time of year again! Time to clean up your eating to meet the new goals you’ve set. We want to see your healthiest meal ideas - take your favorite recipe and add more veggies and take out some fat, or share some healthy favorites of your own. We’re looking for recipes that are low in fat,...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 12:22:13 PST
Spring's Coming Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/spring2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/G6OQ/HQJZJLX0/FRIG6OQHQJZJLX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/G6OQ/HQJZJLX0/FRIG6OQHQJZJLX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/G6OQ/HQJZJLX0/FRIG6OQHQJZJLX0.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura   We want to see how you get ready for Spring! We've partnered with TEKTON to bring you the the Spring's Coming Contest. Have you started your seedlings for your garden this year? Getting ready to reorganize your home before it gets too warm out? Share your projects on Instructables for your cha...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:11:53 PST
Game.Life 4 Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/gamelife4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/O61N/HR3EJT4K/FB0O61NHR3EJT4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/O61N/HR3EJT4K/FB0O61NHR3EJT4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/O61N/HR3EJT4K/FB0O61NHR3EJT4K.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Get ready Player 1, Game.Life Contest is back! We want to see your best video game inspired creations, so fill up your health bar and hit the workshop. Share anything that is inspired by video games, or has to do with video games to win a Playstation 4 OR XboxONE! Modded your console? Made your ow...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:53:43 PST
Valentine's Day Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/valentines2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/RU5W/HR3EJJ1O/FNERU5WHR3EJJ1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/RU5W/HR3EJJ1O/FNERU5WHR3EJJ1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/RU5W/HR3EJJ1O/FNERU5WHR3EJJ1O.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura It is the season of love! Show that you care with something handmade straight from the heart! Show us your best Valentine gifts or inspired crafts for a chance to win an Instructables Robot orange Olympus Digital Camera! Don't fret if you aren't on top, you can still walk away with your own panic bu...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:53:22 PST
Makerlympics Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/makerlympics2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink 2014 is the year of the winter quadrennial international sporting event series that rhymes with Shmalympics. (It's trademarked.) Now that Instructables is available in 5 more languages (now with more Brazilian Portuguese!), we figured we could throw our own version of the aforementioned quadrennial ...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 17:52:37 PST
Papercraft Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/papercraft2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/9GU5/HQQLMX95/FK49GU5HQQLMX95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/9GU5/HQQLMX95/FK49GU5HQQLMX95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/9GU5/HQQLMX95/FK49GU5HQQLMX95.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink In honor of Cricut's new Cricut Explore machine, they're partnering with us to run our largest papercraft contest ever! Paper is part of everyday life. From the birth certificates on the day we are born to the resumes we create when we interview for our first job. But paper doesn't have to be s...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:22:04 PST
Comfort Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/comfortfood2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1H1F/HQJZSB9I/FAU1H1FHQJZSB9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1H1F/HQJZSB9I/FAU1H1FHQJZSB9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/1H1F/HQJZSB9I/FAU1H1FHQJZSB9I.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It’s cold and dreary out there, so why not warm up by eating tons of food and then taking a nap? We want to see all your best comfort foods - we’re talking hand-me-down family recipes that really stick to your ribs. Soups, pasta bakes, meatloaves, and copious amounts of dairy and carbs - whatever m...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 18:37:54 PST
Snow Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/snow2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/O0YQ/HQJTHNQD/F13O0YQHQJTHNQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/O0YQ/HQJTHNQD/F13O0YQHQJTHNQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/O0YQ/HQJTHNQD/F13O0YQHQJTHNQD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It’s winter time! Whether it’s snowing or not where you are, we’d like you to channel your inner snow beast. We’re looking for any and all snow related projects. This includes snow builds, snow-themed crafts, snow-themed foods and food made from snow, etc. Enter your best snow-themed instructable f...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:38:48 PST
Snack Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/snackfood2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/3H7G/HQ8ILCHC/FZ83H7GHQ8ILCHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/3H7G/HQ8ILCHC/FZ83H7GHQ8ILCHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/3H7G/HQ8ILCHC/FZ83H7GHQ8ILCHC.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's Superbowl time again! In honor of eating copious amount of junk food and breaking every New Year's resolution you made, we're bringing you our third annual Snack Food Contest. Show us your best party foods, quick sweets, bite size noms and everyday snacks for a chance to win some amazing kitche...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 14:46:11 PST
123D Circuits Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/123dcircuits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/S0TR/HP0CJ451/FPQS0TRHP0CJ451.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/S0TR/HP0CJ451/FPQS0TRHP0CJ451.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/S0TR/HP0CJ451/FPQS0TRHP0CJ451.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Are you tired of desoldering your mistakes? Squinting at resistors only to lose them? Spending all that money on microcontrollers so you don’t have to take something apart every time you want to try something new? Enter 123D Circuits. 123D's newest addition, 123D Circuits allows you to design, test...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 14:01:18 PST
Organization Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/organization2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/T55C/HQ410OU2/FOKT55CHQ410OU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/T55C/HQ410OU2/FOKT55CHQ410OU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/T55C/HQ410OU2/FOKT55CHQ410OU2.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It’s a new year and a new chance to get organized! We want to see how you’ve organized your work and living spaces. We’re looking for custom shelving, overhead storage and tips and tricks for organizing and storing all your half-finished and future projects. Enter today for your chance to win a...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 12:17:46 PST
Paracord Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/paracord2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZOI2/HQ3ZSS3J/FNHZOI2HQ3ZSS3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZOI2/HQ3ZSS3J/FNHZOI2HQ3ZSS3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/ZOI2/HQ3ZSS3J/FNHZOI2HQ3ZSS3J.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We’re excited to be hosting our second Paracord Contest featuring some fantastic prizes from Mrballeng's company, Fish Bone! Fish Bone makes a variety of knotless gear ties that are perfect for all kinds of applications. We want to see all your best paracord projects - big or small! Remember...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:38:56 PST
Supercharged Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/supercharged/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/OPQL/HP4G6FA1/FFVOPQLHP4G6FA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/OPQL/HP4G6FA1/FFVOPQLHP4G6FA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/OPQL/HP4G6FA1/FFVOPQLHP4G6FA1.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura This winter, Instructables has teamed up with littleBits to give-away awesome prizes for a Supercharged Contest. littleBits has rolled out an amazing suite of products that make electronic tinkering more accessible than ever. Whether you want to make a food delivery bot,  table display, DIY toys...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:36:11 PST
Bracelet Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/B260/HP4M00YN/FSOB260HP4M00YN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/B260/HP4M00YN/FSOB260HP4M00YN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/B260/HP4M00YN/FSOB260HP4M00YN.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a while now, you’ve probably seen that rubberband and friendship bracelets are getting hugely popular! Thanks to the success of the Rainbow Loom kits and thousands of Youtube tutorials, they’re back in a big way. We want to see your best bracelet making tu...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:18:03 PST
Ugly Sweater Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/uglysweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I5G1/HP0CN2SM/FLEI5G1HP0CN2SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I5G1/HP0CN2SM/FLEI5G1HP0CN2SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/I5G1/HP0CN2SM/FLEI5G1HP0CN2SM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We want to see the ugliest holiday sweaters you can create! Decorate a sweatshirt or sweater with your materials of choice - felt, yarn, LEDs, plastic, clock gears, buttons, etc! As long as it's over-the-top and ugly, you're good to go. We'll be giving two grand prizes - one for Ugliest Holiday Sw...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:21:31 PST
Secret Doors and Compartments Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/secretdoors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/CG93/HOW0I9HH/FXCCG93HOW0I9HH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/CG93/HOW0I9HH/FXCCG93HOW0I9HH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/CG93/HOW0I9HH/FXCCG93HOW0I9HH.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Stash your goods! Whether it’s the entrance to the Batcave hidden in a bust of Shakespeare or that compartment in your desk where you keep the microfilm, secret doors, drawers and compartments are as fun to create as they are to discover. We want to see your best Instructable to keep things hidden....
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:21:37 PST
Manly Crafts Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/manlycrafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0X1L/HOKSD6RW/FB90X1LHOKSD6RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0X1L/HOKSD6RW/FB90X1LHOKSD6RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/0X1L/HOKSD6RW/FB90X1LHOKSD6RW.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink IMPORTANT UPDATE: Geoff Rowley and his team at Civilware have chosen the winners! Good news, man-crafters. We've partnered with Civilware to bring you the manliest of all crafting contests. Share your ruggedly masculine crafts to win well-built and manly stuff from CivilWare, including a cu...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:24:07 PST
Potluck Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/potluck/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/R4QU/HOHYF15X/FGNR4QUHOHYF15X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/R4QU/HOHYF15X/FGNR4QUHOHYF15X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/R4QU/HOHYF15X/FGNR4QUHOHYF15X.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Who's going to bring what? That's always the question for family get togethers and we want to see your signature dish! We've got some fantastic prizes from Core Kitchen to give away and we want to see what you like to cook up, bake up, or dream up for your next gathering. For this contest we wa...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 13:48:28 PST
Homebrew & Cocktails Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/homebrew/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3RTE/HO234TGC/FFR3RTEHO234TGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3RTE/HO234TGC/FFR3RTEHO234TGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/3RTE/HO234TGC/FFR3RTEHO234TGC.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Brewing your own beer, wine and even whiskey is becoming more and more popular these days. We want to see what the Instructables community has been brewing up - alcoholic or not! Don't make your own alcohol? No worries! We also want to see your best cocktails and mocktails. We’ve got a Grand Prize...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 20:13:21 PST
Sew Warm Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sewwarm2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/4ZW6/HO237CD5/FHG4ZW6HO237CD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/4ZW6/HO237CD5/FHG4ZW6HO237CD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/4ZW6/HO237CD5/FHG4ZW6HO237CD5.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's that time of year when all you want to do is curl up inside next to a nice hot fire. While you're doing that, why not whip out your sewing machine and get working on something to keep you Sew Warm! Though you don't need a sewing machine to participate, you do need to get out a needle and thread...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 19:08:32 PST
2013 Autodesk Halloween Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/autoween13/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/TLH4/HMUTIIT5/FPMTLH4HMUTIIT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/TLH4/HMUTIIT5/FPMTLH4HMUTIIT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/TLH4/HMUTIIT5/FPMTLH4HMUTIIT5.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura CONTEST IS OPEN FROM NOVEMBER 8 2012- NOVEMBER 11 2013 Instructables, the DIY project-sharing robotic arm of the Autodesk Consumer Group, would like to invite all Autodesk employees to participate in a special internal Halloween Contest. We run contests all the time, and we wanted to make one esp...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:38:52 PST
Raspberry Pi Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/RaspberryPi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7DCW/HNVBF13A/FB27DCWHNVBF13A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7DCW/HNVBF13A/FB27DCWHNVBF13A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7DCW/HNVBF13A/FB27DCWHNVBF13A.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura   Raspberry Pi's are powerful microcontrollers that utilize the Python programming language to drive a multitude of components. The Instructables Community already has a lot of great Raspberry Pi projects. For this contest, we are upping the ante, and want to see the coolest Raspberry Pi project...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 23:34:30 PST
Holiday Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/holiday2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/6NKC/HNQYA4TI/FI46NKCHNQYA4TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/6NKC/HNQYA4TI/FI46NKCHNQYA4TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/6NKC/HNQYA4TI/FI46NKCHNQYA4TI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Anyone can buy a present, but if you're an Instructabler, we know you aren't just anyone. You are a maker! We want to see what fun gifts you are going to make up to give away this Holiday Season. We’re also wanting to see creative decorations - anything from covering your whole house in lights to m...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 14:25:27 PST
Hardware Hacking http://www.instructables.com/contest/hardwarehacking/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/UW1M/HNM4JKVB/F3DUW1MHNM4JKVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/UW1M/HNM4JKVB/F3DUW1MHNM4JKVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/UW1M/HNM4JKVB/F3DUW1MHNM4JKVB.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We're so excited to announce that we've teamed up with MakerGeeks for the Hardware Hacking Contest! They're offering up some absolutely amazing prizes - we love them and we know you guys will too. Any Step by Step, Photo, or Video Instructable that demonstrates an original idea about hardware h...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 11:48:28 PST
Workshop Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/workshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/5O9R/HNM4C1O4/FZ85O9RHNM4C1O4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/5O9R/HNM4C1O4/FZ85O9RHNM4C1O4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/5O9R/HNM4C1O4/FZ85O9RHNM4C1O4.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink What are you making in your workshop? We want to see it! This contest is open to all sorts of workshop projects - check out our workshop category to get some inspiration. If it’s made with tools, it’s eligible! In addition, Hand-Eye Supply is offering Judges Prize for the best handmade tool, too! ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 17:01:29 PST
Baking Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/baking2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VO8M/HNHSL9OB/F3YVO8MHNHSL9OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VO8M/HNHSL9OB/F3YVO8MHNHSL9OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VO8M/HNHSL9OB/F3YVO8MHNHSL9OB.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's getting a little chillier and the holidays are right around the corner, and you know what that means: baked goods! We want to see all your best breads, cookies, cakes, pies and more. Enter now for your chances to win some fantastic baking accessories or a Kindle Fire! Multiple entries are...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 17:21:33 PDT
Instructables Outdoor Projects Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorprojects2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/5ONK/HMMFCG1C/FRF5ONKHMMFCG1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/5ONK/HMMFCG1C/FRF5ONKHMMFCG1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/5ONK/HMMFCG1C/FRF5ONKHMMFCG1C.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura This fall, Instructables.com is offering our community an amazing Outdoor Project Contest. The Instructables Outdoor Project Contest is your chance to win awesome backpacking and outdoorsman supplies - we can't wait to see what you make and share on Instructables.com Need some inspiration to get st...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:38:54 PDT
Lomography Analog Photography Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/analogphotography2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/EB1G/HN82A1EU/FYAEB1GHN82A1EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/EB1G/HN82A1EU/FYAEB1GHN82A1EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/EB1G/HN82A1EU/FYAEB1GHN82A1EU.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Analogue photography will never die. We've partnered up with Lomography, the kings of analog, to bring you an analog photography contest! To enter, share any project about analogue (film) photography. Show us your best shooting tips, camera hacks, or analog photography tricks for your change to ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:44:33 PDT
Hydroponics and Indoor Gardening Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hydroponic2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/5Q86/HN82O154/FB85Q86HN82O154.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/5Q86/HN82O154/FB85Q86HN82O154.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/5Q86/HN82O154/FB85Q86HN82O154.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Fall is in full swing, and soon, it will be time to nestle indoors for winter. But should we stop surrounding ourselves with the bounty of nature? No! It's a perfect time to show off your green thumb, and share how you bring your garden indoors. We are looking for all forms of indoor gardening, ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:31:23 PDT
Make It Glow Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeitglow2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/7TED/HMVJPF36/F277TEDHMVJPF36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/7TED/HMVJPF36/F277TEDHMVJPF36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/7TED/HMVJPF36/F277TEDHMVJPF36.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura For this year's Make It Glow contest, we are giving away huge prize bundles! Do you have a great idea about a new kind of bike light? Fabric that glows under black-light? Post an Instructable about anything that lights up, and shines in the dark (or the light!), for your chance to win Canon Cameras...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:22:13 PDT
Fiber Arts Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fiberarts2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/1VRZ/HMVJGEAL/FTY1VRZHMVJGEAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/1VRZ/HMVJGEAL/FTY1VRZHMVJGEAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/1VRZ/HMVJGEAL/FTY1VRZHMVJGEAL.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It is time again for our Fiber Arts Contest! We want to see what you like to do with the many types of fiber that are out there. Are you into embroidery, tatting, knitting, crocheting, felting, weaving, spinning or combing? Everyone has their own needle-crafting specialty and we want to see yours! ...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:07:05 PDT
Stamping & Scrapbooking Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/stamping2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GB04/HMMF6JA2/F1RGB04HMMF6JA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GB04/HMMF6JA2/F1RGB04HMMF6JA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GB04/HMMF6JA2/F1RGB04HMMF6JA2.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We want to see all your best stamping and scrapbooking projects, tips and tricks! Show us how to get the perfect stamping print or how to compose the perfect page in a scrapbook. How do you put a personalized spin on your stamping and scrapbooking projects? Bonus points for including free printable...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:45:57 PDT