Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 May 2016 07:32:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Makerspace Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/Makerspace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/I8YC/IOIQRIQQ/FMFI8YCIOIQRIQQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Welcome to the 2016 Makerspace Contest! We started the Makerspace Contest last summer as a way to encourage makers all around the world to build and share together. It was a smash hit so we’re coming back for round 2. Win amazing new tools for your shop and compete against makerspaces around the wo...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:09:39 PDT
Beyond the Comfort Zone Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/beyondthecomfortzone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/UXMJ/IOEXWR8T/FN0UXMJIOEXWR8T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Explore the unknown in the Beyond the Comfort Zone Contest! This competition is all about learning new skills, so if you’re someone who builds bots, try your hand at baking. If you usually work with paper, switch to metal. There’s no limit to what you can enter as long as you’re trying something new...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 16:04:17 PDT
Automation Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/automation2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/GX7A/IOG1FV6Y/FG8GX7AIOG1FV6Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Automation is defined as the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operate automatically. In the Automation Contest, we invite you to share your automation creations. Prizes are provided by SparkFun and the list includes a 3D printer, SparkFun Invention kits, SparkFun WiFi shield...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 15:03:35 PDT
Rainbow Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/rainbow2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/GNC0/IOG1FUQW/F4NGNC0IOG1FUQW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In the Rainbow Contest, we're celebrating the rainbow: an ephemeral natural phenomenon that inspires awe and admiration in those that behold it. Any rainbow-inspired project is eligible for this contest, so forget about limitations and get creative. After all, when it comes to rainbows, the sky’s t...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 14:36:37 PDT
Renewable Energy Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/renewableenergy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/D43R/IO8WFHH0/F54D43RIO8WFHH0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Harness the power of renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Contest! The winners will take home fantastic prizes including solar ovens from GoSun Stove. Renewable energy is anything that can be replenished on a human timescale, so that means things like sun, wind, rain, waves, geothermal, and hum...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:59:14 PDT
Outdoor Structures Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorstructures/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/AXBG/IO8U4S4P/FIUAXBGIO8U4S4P.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We’re pleased to announce the first-ever Outdoor Structures Contest! A structure is defined as something (a building, shed, greenhouse, etc) that is built by putting parts together and that usually stands on its own. Your structure can either be a portable or permanent fixture as long as it’s made f...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 09:17:52 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/reclaimedwood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/11DO/INYW5FCR/FAK11DOINYW5FCR.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s a shame for good wood to go to waste. Here at Instructables, we’re big fans of the philosophy, “if it’s no longer useful, transform it into something that is.” It is in that spirit that we present the Reclaimed Wood Contest. Reclaimed wood is any wood that has existed in a prior application, s...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 21:10:39 PDT
Make It Fly Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/mif2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/0PDV/INYU1V31/F230PDVINYU1V31.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Three, two, one… ignition and lift off! The Make It Fly Contest has taken off and that gives you the perfect excuse to let your creativity take to the skies. Prizes are provided by BangGood.com, and boy are they exciting! Enter your flying objects to win a DJI Phantom 3, Eachine Falcon quadcopter, ...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 20:45:17 PDT
Internet of Things Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/iot2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/5JC4/INM23D71/FQZ5JC4INM23D71.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Connecting and automating the physical things around you is the name of the game in the Internet of Things Contest. Are you working on an IoT project? We invite you to enter it for a chance to win some amazing prizes from Thimble including a monthly DIY electronics kit subscription and more. Whethe...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:08:42 PDT
Wedding Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/wedding2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/9DTA/INI81JQG/FDK9DTAINI81JQG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wedding bells are ringing and your DIY checklist is growing. The Wedding Contest is your motivation to make your dream wedding a handmade reality, with your own flare, of course! Craft something for your big day for a chance to win a $1,000 account credit from Honeyfund, Turtle Shell outdoor speake...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:55:55 PDT
Sensors Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/sensors2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/JUY4/INETVYFE/F83JUY4INETVYFE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sensor all the things! No, not censor — sensor! Enter your responsive tech projects in the Sensor Contest. If it’s got an input and an output, it’s fair game. At stake are some fantastic prizes from Dexter Industries and Seeed Studios, including a GoPiGo kits, GrovePi kits, Grove kits, and more! Wa...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:16:53 PDT
Slow Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/slowfood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/1QNL/IN360N1O/FA61QNLIN360N1O.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Life is too short to eat bad food. In the Slow Food Contest, we're honoring chefs who skip the shortcuts and lovingly spend time preparing what they eat. Prizes are provided by Zojirushi and our top chefs will take home rice cooker, electric skillet, bread maker, and more! Now's the time to make fe...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:59:13 PDT
Purple Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/purplechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/TZH9/INC13FPV/FTKTZH9INC13FPV.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Let's go crazy with purple! It's the color of bravery, royalty, and the most powerful visible wavelength of electromagnetic energy. Its rarity in nature conjures the supernatural. And it's the color most closely linked to the supernaturally talented and newly late Prince Rogers Nelson, who touched a...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:10:04 PDT
First Time Author Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/firsttimeauthor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/WSX0/IN63B4YE/FLVWSX0IN63B4YE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hey all you Instructables newcomers and lurkers, the First-Time Author Contest was made for you! Yes, that’s right, it’s time for you to join in on the fun and post your first Instructable. Any project is eligible as long as it’s your first. Prizes are provided by Lix.  Winners will take home a Lix...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:34:18 PDT
String Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/string/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/NUXE/IN7GKZNB/FRFNUXEIN7GKZNB.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name String is used to tie things together, of course. But it can do so much more! Stretch the boundaries of possibility with string and enter a project in the String Challenge. The winner of this challenge will walk away with an iPad Mini 2, and all 25 runners up receive string micro lights. All you n...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:49:09 PDT
Home Hacks Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/homehacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/NFMQ/IMWBEIJT/FFSNFMQIMWBEIJT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Between repairs, laundry, dishes, and maintenance, running a household can be quite time-consuming. In the Home Hacks Challenge, we’d like you to share any hacks, techniques, and inventions that make regular upkeep easier, faster, or more fun! One grand prize winner will take home an Amazon Echo an...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:22:56 PDT
Snacks Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/snacks2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/7EGI/IMUVXT7L/FYY7EGIIMUVXT7L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What’s everyone’s favorite meal of the day? Why, it’s SNACK TIME, of course! Share your snack projects in the Snacks Contest for the chance to win some amazing prizes from MunchPak, including a year’s supply of snacks, a gorgeous retro-style toaster, a pizza cooker, and more. Need some snacks to mu...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:04:59 PDT
3D Printing Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/3dprinting2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/JP1X/IMGLLFZ5/F5RJP1XIMGLLFZ5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s time to unleash your 3D powers, the 2016 3D Printing Contest is here! Show us what this exciting new technology inspires you to create. Share your 3D printed parts, homemade 3D printers, and other 3D printing-related projects. In partnership with 3D Hubs, world's largest network of 3D printing...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 10:49:08 PDT
Bicycle Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bike2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4Z9Z/IMDZFS64/FHS4Z9ZIMDZFS64.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cyclists are passionate about their sport whether they bike to work or ride on the weekends. The Bicycle Contest is open to cycling enthusiasts of every variety and prizes are provided by Monkeylectric and Nutcase Helmets! Enter your mods, maintenance tips, custom builds or anything else related to...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 15:31:45 PDT
Flat Pack Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/flatpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/9F6D/IM5WG7RO/FV59F6DIM5WG7RO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Flat pack is a term often used to describe ready-to-assemble furniture, but there are many things that fit into this category. In the Flat Pack Contest, we want you to make furniture and any other objects that can be neatly broken down to be compactly stored when not in use. Prizes include a Dewalt...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:51:32 PDT
Robotics Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/robotics2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/LDNO/IM6LB4SI/F8ALDNOIM6LB4SI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hello robot aficionados! We bet you love robots as much as we do, so in the Robotics Contest, we're asking you to share your robot projects with the world. You'll be in the running to win some wonderful prizes from iRobot in partnership with National Robotics Week, including the iRobot Roomba Vacuu...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:24:55 PDT
Make it Move Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeitmove2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U52X/IM6J6FPD/F4FU52XIM6J6FPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U52X/IM6J6FPD/F4FU52XIM6J6FPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/U52X/IM6J6FPD/F4FU52XIM6J6FPD.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Spin, fly, shimmy, or shake -- build something that moves for the Make It Move Contest. Prizes are provided by Makeblock and the contest is open to projects that use motors, wheels, vibration, propellers, and anything else that can be set in motion. Winners will take home an mElephant 3D printer, a...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:28:53 PDT
Some Like It Hot Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/somelikeithot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/MEUL/ILY0OVXW/FV7MEULILY0OVXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/MEUL/ILY0OVXW/FV7MEULILY0OVXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/MEUL/ILY0OVXW/FV7MEULILY0OVXW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The heat is on, everybody! In the Some Like it  Hot Contest, we’re celebrating your passion for hot, spicy, and face-reddening foods. Enter your recipes to win cast iron cookware and more from Lodge. Prizes up for grabs include a $300 Lodge gift certificate, 6 qt. dutch oven, 10.25” cast iron skill...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 15:42:25 PDT
Urban Farming Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/urbanfarming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/AITG/ILWL90GO/F6PAITGILWL90GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/AITG/ILWL90GO/F6PAITGILWL90GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/AITG/ILWL90GO/F6PAITGILWL90GO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You don’t need acres of land to farm. In the Urban Farming Contest, share how you grow or cultivate plants or animals with limited space. Whether it takes place in a small backyard, on a fire escape, or in the couple of feet in front of your kitchen window, we can’t wait to see how you farm. Winner...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:04:50 PDT
Big or Small Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/bigorsmall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/DA35/ILO0MD2M/FDJDA35ILO0MD2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/DA35/ILO0MD2M/FDJDA35ILO0MD2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/DA35/ILO0MD2M/FDJDA35ILO0MD2M.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Some say you have to go big or home while others believe that less is more. In the Big or Small Challenge, both arguments are right and we want to see how everything plays out! Take something small and build a blown-up version, or take something big and make a miniature version.  Grand prize is an ...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:13:00 PST
Home Remedies Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homeremedies2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LDB4/ILJWPB9Y/FKWLDB4ILJWPB9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LDB4/ILJWPB9Y/FKWLDB4ILJWPB9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/LDB4/ILJWPB9Y/FKWLDB4ILJWPB9Y.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Maybe grandma knows best. In the Home Remedies Challenge, share with us your favorite concoctions and techniques for body, health, and home. Whether it’s a project for healing an ailment or cleaning your kitchen, or anything in between, all home remedies are eligible. The winner will receive an iPa...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:48:35 PST
Egg Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/eggs2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/LKXR/ILJQAJPU/FTRLKXRILJQAJPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/LKXR/ILJQAJPU/FTRLKXRILJQAJPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/LKXR/ILJQAJPU/FTRLKXRILJQAJPU.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s springtime, the season when eggs traditionally get their moment of glory. In the Egg Contest we want to see what happens when you scramble up your creativity with this theme. Any and all entries highlighting or featuring eggs (or egg-like creations) are eligible. We’re giving away some excitin...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 16:01:36 PST
Pi Day Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/piday2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MIYX/ILGXN8QO/FKLMIYXILGXN8QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MIYX/ILGXN8QO/FKLMIYXILGXN8QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/MIYX/ILGXN8QO/FKLMIYXILGXN8QO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s Pi Day all month long! We’re celebrating everyone’s favorite mathematical holiday with a contest, so anything inspired by the number π is eligible: both edible and non-edible projects. The winner of this contest will get bragging rights, as well as a brand new iPad Mini and smart kitchen scale...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 11:09:43 PST
Deceptive Desserts Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/deceptivedesserts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/TZ4A/ILCHE9NK/FYRTZ4AILCHE9NK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/TZ4A/ILCHE9NK/FYRTZ4AILCHE9NK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/TZ4A/ILCHE9NK/FYRTZ4AILCHE9NK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name No need to wait for October to enjoy frightening foods. In the Deceptive Desserts contest we want you to bake something that makes people question whether they should take a bite or take cover! Renowned baker Christine McConnell is judging and providing prizes, so be sure to bring your A game. Up f...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 16:10:55 PST
Hand Tools Only Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/handtools2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZML4/IL6XK9H4/FLPZML4IL6XK9H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZML4/IL6XK9H4/FLPZML4IL6XK9H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZML4/IL6XK9H4/FLPZML4IL6XK9H4.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you’re like most people, you don’t own a CNC machine or even a full sized table saw. Well, you’re in luck! In the Hand Tools Only Contest, we want to see projects you’ve built using only handheld tools. To be clear, that means tools you commonly hold in your hands to operate. For example: chisel...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:40:19 PST
Gaming Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/gaming/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/4NLJ/IL6VFJRK/FR54NLJIL6VFJRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/4NLJ/IL6VFJRK/FR54NLJIL6VFJRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/4NLJ/IL6VFJRK/FR54NLJIL6VFJRK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Playing games help us grow, think, and find solutions to problems. The Gaming Contest calls for all entries about playing games and projects that pay tribute to your favorite games. Video game guides, easter egg tips, tabletop games, and tribute projects — if it’s inspired by a game you love to play...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:12:33 PST
DIY Dress Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/diydress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/W6GX/IKU993VG/FLXW6GXIKU993VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/W6GX/IKU993VG/FLXW6GXIKU993VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/W6GX/IKU993VG/FLXW6GXIKU993VG.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Special occasions often call for a dress, and when you make the dress yourself, the event becomes all the more memorable. In the DIY Dress Contest, we want to see your handmade dresses for every occasion. That means your wedding, prom, and even everyday dresses are all eligible! Prizes are provided...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:59:26 PST
Make a Box Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeabox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/IN03/IKY6EEY7/F8BIN03IKY6EEY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/IN03/IKY6EEY7/F8BIN03IKY6EEY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/IN03/IKY6EEY7/F8BIN03IKY6EEY7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name For every hand-built object, there is a backstory: why was it made? In the Make a Box Contest, we want to see how you built your handmade box, but we also want to know what prompted you to create it! Is it a gift? Was it built on a whim? Is it the solution to an organization or storage problem? Be ...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:33:06 PST
Bucket Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/bucket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/X1GS/IKK2FBDS/F4WX1GSIKK2FBDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/X1GS/IKK2FBDS/F4WX1GSIKK2FBDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/X1GS/IKK2FBDS/F4WX1GSIKK2FBDS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name When it comes to standard household items, the bucket is a real workhorse. In the Bucket Challenge, we want to see not only what the bucket can do for you, but what you can do with the bucket! Any and all DIY projects that involve an actual bucket are eligible, including projects that use a bucket i...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:34:11 PST
Pest Control Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/pestcontrol/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/C9O0/IKJ8AFW1/FGSC9O0IKJ8AFW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/C9O0/IKJ8AFW1/FGSC9O0IKJ8AFW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/C9O0/IKJ8AFW1/FGSC9O0IKJ8AFW1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Just because a pest finds its way into your home or garden doesn't mean you have to become long-term roommates. There are many DIY solutions for deterring or getting rid of unwelcome critters, and we’d like you to share yours in the Pest Control Challenge. One winner will get an iPad Air, and 25 ru...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:47:39 PST
20-Minute Meals Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/20minutemeals/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/H0R8/IKCXC4WK/FRUH0R8IKCXC4WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/H0R8/IKCXC4WK/FRUH0R8IKCXC4WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/H0R8/IKCXC4WK/FRUH0R8IKCXC4WK.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You don't need to slave over a hot stove all day to make a delicious, healthy meal. Show us how you beat the clock in the kitchen and enter the 20-Minute Meals Challenge! Your challenge, as you've probably guessed, is to make delicious meals in 20 minutes or less. Be sure to include the length of t...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:11:27 PST
Hack Your Day Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hackyourday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/KNSC/IKCXBXI9/FGXKNSCIKCXBXI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/KNSC/IKCXBXI9/FGXKNSCIKCXBXI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/KNSC/IKCXBXI9/FGXKNSCIKCXBXI9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Anything that makes your daily routine easier can be considered a life hack. In the Hack Your Day Contest we’re looking for any and all projects that make your sleep, meals, commute, work, or play more awesome. This can include time saving, streamlining, improving, and maximizing efficiency. Get th...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:50:40 PST
Raspberry Pi Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/raspberrypi2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/WNLL/IJYUFYBQ/FA1WNLLIJYUFYBQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Small but mighty, Raspberry Pi's and other microcontrollers make things move, tweet, beep, and more. We're inspired by all the creative things you make with microcontrollers, and in the Raspberry Pi Contest, we want you to do your best to impress us. Prizes are provided by Dexter Industries and the...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:42:37 PST
Valentine's Day Challenge 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/vday2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/2RWR/IJYUHYW9/FUW2RWRIJYUHYW9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A homemade gift is a lovely way to show someone that you love them. In the Valentine’s Day Challenge, we invite you to share your DIY Valentines gifts, food, and projects. The grand prize winner takes home an Acer 3D home theater projector! But no worries if you don’t come out on top: all finalists...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:15:42 PST
One Pot Meals Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/onepotmeal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/MFTT/IJSXHUZ4/FB9MFTTIJSXHUZ4.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Why dirty three pots when you can cook everything in one? In the One Pot Meals Challenge, we’re celebrating creative cooks and all their time-saving tricks. All one-pot, one-pan, or crockpot recipes are eligible. Enter to win a multi-function pan and professional wok from Sur La Table. Runners-up w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:16:20 PST
Digital Life 101 Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/digitallife101/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/3DIM/IJSV39XZ/F3N3DIMIJSV39XZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The digital world we live in is changing rapidly, so when it comes to technology, everyone is a newbie at something. The Digital Life 101 Challenge is an opportunity to strap on your IT hat and help people better understand how to interface with the world of technology. Whether it’s building, insta...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:24:23 PST
Rainy Day Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/rainyday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/STHT/IJKA9GPZ/F0NSTHTIJKA9GPZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What do you like to do when it rains? In the Rainy Day Challenge, we want to see projects associated with rain, and ideas for keeping busy when it rains! Indoor activities, rainwater collection, and whatever else you use or do when it rains is eligible. One winner will receive an Amazon Fire tablet...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:22:34 PST
Plywood Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/plywood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/JF29/IJKCE439/F8LJF29IJKCE439.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Plywood is strong, stable, and low in cost. No wonder so many people build with it! We’re giving this humble but sturdy material its moment in the sun with the Plywood Contest. Enter projects that use plywood in some way for a chance to win a router, benchtop router table, circular saw, and more exc...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:57:01 PST
Full Spectrum Laser Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/fsl2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/AVTW/IJEOSQD6/FXCAVTWIJEOSQD6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You want a laser cutter and our friends at Full Spectrum Laser want to give you one! Enter any Instructable in the Full Spectrum Laser Contest for a chance to win. Prizes include an H-Series 20x12 laser cutter (complete with lens, exhaust fan, and air compressor), a Pegasus Touch 3D printer, and mor...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:39:18 PST
Before and After Contest 2016 http://www.instructables.com/contest/beforeafter2016/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/FFWX/IJAA5W4B/FWBFFWXIJAA5W4B.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It’s exciting to witness a change, especially when you made it happen yourself. In the Before and After Contest, we’re looking for any and all instances of transformation, whether it’s upcycling, revamping, fixing, restoring, or remodeling. When putting together your entry for the Before and After ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:10:57 PST
Living Without Closets Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/closets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/406I/IIJGUWMQ/FIT406IIIJGUWMQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name In the Living without Closets Contest, we’re looking for projects that showcase how you live with minimal storage space. So get to thinking about small space storage and organization, whether you’re in a dorm, apartment, or another living situation where space is at a premium. Winners will take hom...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 09:26:23 PST
Meal Prep Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/mealprep/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/V7EV/IIHTNJ44/FC0V7EVIIHTNJ44.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cooking at home requires budgeting your time and money. Without a plan, your veggies wilt, meat goes bad, and your goals quickly go out the window. In the Meal Prep Contest, we want you to start thinking ahead about what you cook and show us how you prepare meals in advance. Prizes include a Vitami...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:46:23 PST
Zip Tie Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/ziptie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/ZIRB/IIG9XD7F/FWMZIRBIIG9XD7F.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Zip ties are flexible, strong, easy to use, and inexpensive, and because all of these wonderful qualities exist in a single object, we’ve been seeing some amazing projects involving this ingenious material. What are you making with zip ties? Enter it in the Zip Tie Challenge! We’re giving away an A...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:18:16 PST
Sew Warm Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/cozycreations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/0YJT/IIGC2HPZ/F3V0YJTIIGC2HPZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cozy up to the sewing machine this winter and make something for the Sew Warm Challenge. From quilts, to infinity scarves, there are lots of things you can make to help you keep warm when the temperatures start to drop. One lucky winner will receives a Janome serger overlock sewing machine, and 25 ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:08:40 PST
Jewelry Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/jewelry2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/H863/IIG9XA99/FPQH863IIG9XA99.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Show us your bracelets, necklaces, earrings and more! The Jewelry Contest is open to any and all jewelry projects you can think of. Prizes include a Foredom Flex Shaft kit, complete starter soldering kit with torch, a metal stamping kit, and Instructables prize pack. Whether you're making last-minu...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:49:51 PST