Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 12:06:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSM/X42N/I95GPCXI/FSMX42NI95GPCXI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Want more contests? Check out Instructables' upcoming contests here!
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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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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:17:57 PST
CNC Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/cncchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/W2GB/I63EWW4G/F8VW2GBI63EWW4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/W2GB/I63EWW4G/F8VW2GBI63EWW4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/W2GB/I63EWW4G/F8VW2GBI63EWW4G.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Computer numerical control, or CNC, has been around since the 70s, but recent developments in small-scale CNC have made it possible for many more people to gain access to a machine. In the CNC Challenge, we’re looking for all things CNC: whether you’re using one as a tool to help build your project,...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:29:52 PST
Apocalypse Preparedness Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/apocalypsepreparedness/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/YP96/I5S2ESYO/FEHYP96I5S2ESYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/YP96/I5S2ESYO/FEHYP96I5S2ESYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/YP96/I5S2ESYO/FEHYP96I5S2ESYO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Ready your go-packs, survivalists -- the Apocalypse Preparedness Contest is here. For this contest we want to see all the different ways you prepare for the unexpected -- or the undead! The most prepared will win a Lifestraw Family 1.0, AquaPodKit, Nuclear Anti-Radiation tablets, a Flash Personal Co...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 17:34:10 PST
Guerilla Design Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/guerilladesign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Z5QW/I5S2EEWO/FOXZ5QWI5S2EEWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Z5QW/I5S2EEWO/FOXZ5QWI5S2EEWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/Z5QW/I5S2EEWO/FOXZ5QWI5S2EEWO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Guerilla design is all about taking existing objects and hacking/modding/refinishing them into something fresh and new. For the Guerrilla Design Contest, roll up your sleeves and start conjuring up some scrap-heap alchemy. We're especially excited about some extra special, one-of-a-kind prizes: sev...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 15:45:16 PST
DIY Audio and Music Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/diyaudio2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/LYWX/I5MD3I5Z/FGWLYWXI5MD3I5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/LYWX/I5MD3I5Z/FGWLYWXI5MD3I5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/LYWX/I5MD3I5Z/FGWLYWXI5MD3I5Z.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Attention audiophiles, luthiers, DJs, circuit benders, and otherwise-noisy people! Enter your music and noise-related Instructables in the DIY Audio and Music Contest for a chance to win a DJ control board, Beats by Dr. Dre wireless headphones, portable Bluetooth speakers, a DJ turntable, and more. ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:33:29 PST
Rings Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/ringschallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/GJW9/I5GN9HZG/FOMGJW9I5GN9HZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/GJW9/I5GN9HZG/FOMGJW9I5GN9HZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/GJW9/I5GN9HZG/FOMGJW9I5GN9HZG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Symbolic, decorative, functional — rings can be any and all of these things. Share your ring Instructable in the Ring Challenge for a chance to win incredible jewelry making tools: a flex shaft and soldering kit. Maybe yours will be the "one ring to rule them all." (Okay, sorry. Couldn't resist a Lo...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:29:40 PST
Date Night Dinners Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/datenightdinners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JUAA/I5GN7PKH/FZ2JUAAI5GN7PKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JUAA/I5GN7PKH/FZ2JUAAI5GN7PKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/JUAA/I5GN7PKH/FZ2JUAAI5GN7PKH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Everyone knows that food tastes better when it’s made with love. If you have a romantic recipe you'd like to share, enter it in the Date Night Dinners Challenge for a chance to win a Scanpan frying pan, Kochmesser Wusthof Cooks Knife, and a custom laser-engraved cutting board! Whether you plan to pu...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:11:54 PST
Tailgate Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/tailgatechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/3NWB/I4YTXH3C/FBV3NWBI4YTXH3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/3NWB/I4YTXH3C/FBV3NWBI4YTXH3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/3NWB/I4YTXH3C/FBV3NWBI4YTXH3C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sports fans and tailgating aficionados, today is your day to shine! We are giving away a Coolest Cooler to the winner of the Tailgate Challenge. What do you bring to the pre-game celebrations? Tributes to your favorite sports teams, scrumptious snacks, tunes, games, attire to battle the elements, co...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:05:11 PST
Small Spaces Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/smallspaces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/2OUA/I55MM7ET/FRU2OUAI55MM7ET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/2OUA/I55MM7ET/FRU2OUAI55MM7ET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/2OUA/I55MM7ET/FRU2OUAI55MM7ET.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name When you live in a small space, every square inch matters. It helps to be more creative about everything — from organization, to storage, to furniture. Show us how you use your DIY skills to maximize the space in your home, office, and other nooks and crannies, and enter your Instructables in the Sm...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:47:44 PST
Burn It! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/burnit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/60L2/I4VQO6O2/F3360L2I4VQO6O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/60L2/I4VQO6O2/F3360L2I4VQO6O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/60L2/I4VQO6O2/F3360L2I4VQO6O2.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura The heat is on -- the Burn It! Contest is here! We’ve partnered with Dremel to give away the impressive VersaFlame Multi-Function Butane Torch, VersaTip Butane Soldering Torch, and more. Enter your heat-related Instructables today and show us how fire or heat helps you put the finishing touches on y...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 22:33:01 PST
Explore Science Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/exploresciencecontest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NZS4/I4PHIHQ0/FDQNZS4I4PHIHQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NZS4/I4PHIHQ0/FDQNZS4I4PHIHQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NZS4/I4PHIHQ0/FDQNZS4I4PHIHQ0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Scientific breakthroughs make the world a better place. After all, where would we be without penicillin or play-doh? Oceanographer and marine biologist Edith Widder once said: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let’s all go exploring.” We’re plea...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:15:31 PST
Rubber Bands Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/rubberbandschallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNHB/I4O23N6U/F81UNHBI4O23N6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNHB/I4O23N6U/F81UNHBI4O23N6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/UNHB/I4O23N6U/F81UNHBI4O23N6U.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you were stuck on a desert island, a rubber band would be a great thing to have, because it can be used in so many different ways: binding, loosening, sculpting, launching, weaving, flexing. Enter your rubber band project in the Rubber Band Challenge for a chance to win an iPod Touch. Good luck!...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:21:01 PST
On a Budget Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/onabudget/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7QUO/I4J6W3TD/F0C7QUOI4J6W3TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7QUO/I4J6W3TD/F0C7QUOI4J6W3TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7QUO/I4J6W3TD/F0C7QUOI4J6W3TD.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Saving money is the driving force behind the DIY movement, and as the costs of goods and services continue to rise, more and more people are hopping on the bandwagon. There are lots of ways to spend less, from cooking more to taking on big home improvement projects. If you happen to know a thing or...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:24:15 PST
Superfood Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/superfoodchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/OF6F/I3XU437W/FI7OF6FI3XU437W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/OF6F/I3XU437W/FI7OF6FI3XU437W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/OF6F/I3XU437W/FI7OF6FI3XU437W.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The word “superfood” means different things to different people, but often it’s a term used to categorize food that is nutritional, energizing, or otherwise beneficial in some way. We want to see your superfood recipes and projects! Show us what superfood means to you. We’re giving away a Vitamix b...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:27:38 PST
Paracord Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/paracordchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/2DD9/I3XTW65O/FG02DD9I3XTW65O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/2DD9/I3XTW65O/FG02DD9I3XTW65O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/2DD9/I3XTW65O/FG02DD9I3XTW65O.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Paracord, which stands for parachute cord, was originally made for — you guessed it — parachutes. These days, people use the versatile rope for just about anything. We want to see you get creative with it, so we’re launching this Paracord Challenge. Enter your amazing paracord projects to win a Lea...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:14:22 PST
Crock Pot Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/crockpotchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/S0XZ/I3R745Q6/FFRS0XZI3R745Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/S0XZ/I3R745Q6/FFRS0XZI3R745Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/S0XZ/I3R745Q6/FFRS0XZI3R745Q6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The classic crock pot is an amazing invention. A machine that can cook delicious meals while you're at work (and do so much more)? Yes! We want to see what recipes and projects you can whip up in or for your crock pot. You stand to win a sous vide temperature controller, a bread maker, and a super ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:20:09 PST
Let's Party! Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/letspartychallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/JSHA/I3S5LUJ9/FQYJSHAI3S5LUJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/JSHA/I3S5LUJ9/FQYJSHAI3S5LUJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/JSHA/I3S5LUJ9/FQYJSHAI3S5LUJ9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hang the streamers — it’s party season! The end of the year is always full of shindigs, get-togethers, or whatever you like to call them, and that means an opportunity to DIY some pretty awesome stuff. Enter your party-related Instructables in the Let’s Party challenge for a chance to win a beautifu...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:18:31 PST
Minecraft Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/minecraftchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/UEPW/I3KBOA68/F11UEPWI3KBOA68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/UEPW/I3KBOA68/F11UEPWI3KBOA68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/UEPW/I3KBOA68/F11UEPWI3KBOA68.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s time to turn on creative mode and start making things for our first-ever Minecraft Challenge! Minecraft is a game that lets you create an entire digital world, and in this challenge, we want you to see what the game inspires you to create, either in the digital or physical realm. Prizes include...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:15:27 PST