Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:37:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Halloween Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/H4NU/J7KQSHGT/FUUH4NUJ7KQSHGT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Something wicked to Instructables comes! Costumes and candy and skeletons, oh my! Halloween has finally come back around and we are raring to go! Epic costumes, eerie decorations, disturbing desserts, whatever it is you like to make to help celebrate Halloween, share it here! We’re changing things...
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:23:43 PDT
Hiding Places Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/hidingplaces2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/S07M/J7KQSIG9/FJVS07MJ7KQSIG9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Stash your special possessions, hide your heirlooms, and disguise doors. Find the perfect way to practice stealth and protect your valuables for the Hiding Places Contest! Creatively hide trinkets, switches, or entire rooms for a chance to win an iPad Mini 4, a Panoraxy Hidden Camera Clock, or Blue...
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:38:40 PDT
Lazy Life Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/lazylife2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/ODZG/J79HAZ3L/F94ODZGJ79HAZ3L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sometimes it takes a little hard work to be lazy. For the Lazy Life Challenge, show off how you enjoy the easy life. Loosen up, snooze, or just unwind, show off whatever helps you take it easy and be lazy. The most inventive idler will win a Macbook Air! Sit back, relax, and “make” life easy.
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:25:23 PDT
Teachers Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/teachers2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/V4QX/J7AQN5Z4/FNVV4QXJ7AQN5Z4.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Calling all Teachers! Instructables is a great academic tool and we want educators to use it for the Teachers Contest! This teachers-only contest tasks you with creating something that can be an asset for other educators in the classroom. This includes projects that are easy to build with your stud...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 09:02:41 PDT
GIFs Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/gifs2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/KE9Y/J6WGQASV/F1XKE9YJ6WGQASV.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We often think of GIFs as being silly or funny, but they can be useful and informative, too! The GIFs Challenge tasks you with showing off a part of your Instructable's documentation in GIF form. You can enter any type of project you want as long as you compliment your Instructable with a GIF that s...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 15:00:20 PDT
Audio Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/audio2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/R4R9/J6WGQVMI/FKZR4R9J6WGQVMI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Sounds surround us. From the moment our alarm goes off in the morning to when we watch the evening news, everything around us is tugging at our ears. For the Audio Contest, show off the most intriguing and unique ways you create sound. Whether it’s speakers, microphones, or musical instruments that...
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Mon, 4 Sep 2017 15:00:04 PDT
Plastics Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/plastics/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/D5IK/J6QQJDZR/FRLD5IKJ6QQJDZR.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Plastics, plastics everywhere and so many projects to make. Up-cycle your recyclables or 3D print something completely new; as long as some type of plastic is your material of choice, you can enter the Plastics Contest! Grab it, shape it, move it, make it and you could win a Printrbot Smalls, Dreme...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:04:08 PDT
Outdoor Structures http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorstructures2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/VFNG/J6QQJ9PO/FFRVFNGJ6QQJ9PO.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From greenhouses and garden sheds to dog houses and pergolas, outdoor structures can be both fun and functional. For the Outdoor Structures Contest, show off your best builds for outside. All permanent or portable structures will fit the bill as long as they reside out-of-doors. Shape and create th...
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:04:03 PDT
Automation Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/automation2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/03HZ/J6FQLM4T/FYT03HZJ6FQLM4T.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Automation involves taking everyday tasks and streamlining them by taking what would normally be done manually and making it automatic. Your goal for the Automation Contest is to do just that. Automate life in some way, big or small. As long as you are taking something that would normally be manual ...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:43:32 PDT
Canning and Pickling Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/canningpickling/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/7176/J6FQLRP5/FDC7176J6FQLRP5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name For centuries, people have been preserving foods in a variety of ways to not only make them taste great but to make them last longer too. For the Canning and Pickling Challenge, share the best recipes and techniques for canning and pickling your favorite foods. To support your preservation endeavor...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:34:56 PDT
Solar Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/solar2017/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif tinaciousz It is time to harness the power of the sun for the Solar Contest! There are many ways to collect energy and solar power is quickly becoming more and more popular. From powering thousands of homes to small portable electronics, the sun has a lot of energy to spare. Though we don’t expect you to powe...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:36:41 PDT
Bluetooth Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/bluetooth2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/3AMQ/J66Q8FBK/FYW3AMQJ66Q8FBK.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick The term Bluetooth comes from King Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson, a man who is known for uniting Denmark and Norway and had a dead tooth which earned him his name. Though we’re not looking for you to connect countries, we do want you to connect wirelessly for the Bluetooth Challenge! Bluetooth is all...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:41:56 PDT
Fix It Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fixit2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/8MKW/J5UA5NQN/F4T8MKWJ5UA5NQN.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Being a DIYer isn’t always about making something new. Sometimes it’s also about taking an object and fixing or improving it and that is exactly what we want to see for the Fix It Contest! Find a way to take something and make it better whether that is actually fixing it or adding onto it in a fun, ...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 14:49:38 PDT
Sew Cool Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sewcool2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/PIQQ/J5UA5VCC/FVMPIQQJ5UA5VCC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name To sew or not to sew, that is the question. The answer? Definitely to sew for the Sew Cool Contest! Dust off your sewing machine and thread your sewing needle; wherever your talents lie, now is the time to show them off! Bring needle to thread for practical purposes or just for fun; all’s fair in se...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 14:48:30 PDT
MacGyver Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/macgyver2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/PRW9/J5K6SWIJ/FDTPRW9J5K6SWIJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name MacGyver is more than just a hot shot character from a 1980s television show. To MacGyver is now a verb that describes making or repairing something in an improvised or inventive way, and that is exactly what we want you to do for the MacGyver Challenge! It is time to take whatever items you can ge...
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:30:31 PDT
Outdoor Cooking Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorcooking2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/ZY87/J5K6SX48/FBWZY87J5K6SX48.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Just because you only have a campfire, grill, or even just the sun at your disposal, doesn’t mean you can’t create delicious dishes. For the Outdoor Cooking Contest show off what you cook and how when you’re outside and don’t have fancy kitchen appliances at hand. Be one of the best cooks outside t...
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:30:14 PDT
Make It Fly! Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/mif2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HM28/J58FZ94N/FWEHM28J58FZ94N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HM28/J58FZ94N/FWEHM28J58FZ94N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/HM28/J58FZ94N/FWEHM28J58FZ94N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Up in the sky, look! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it’s…it doesn’t matter what it is, as long as it flies through the air it is eligible for the Make it Fly Contest! Use whatever materials tickle your fancy to make your contraption, just make sure it can soar and you could win a Phantom Quadcopter...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:55:15 PDT
First Time Author Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fta2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N8DP/J58G14IS/FQON8DPJ58G14IS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N8DP/J58G14IS/FQON8DPJ58G14IS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/N8DP/J58G14IS/FQON8DPJ58G14IS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you’ve been waiting for just the right moment to post your very first instructable, this is it! The First Time Author Contest is for all those authors out there who haven’t yet taken the plunge and posted an Instructable. This contest is open to anyone who hasn't created an Instructable before. S...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:43:03 PDT
Box Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/box2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/YPTM/J4YG1WDM/FM9YPTMJ4YG1WDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/YPTM/J4YG1WDM/FM9YPTMJ4YG1WDM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/YPTM/J4YG1WDM/FM9YPTMJ4YG1WDM.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It is time to think outside and inside the box for the Box Contest! Whether your specialty is making boxes or making things out of them, this is the contest for you. Don’t let traditional boxes set your course, explore your options, look from every angle, and see what emerges beneath your fingers. ...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:09:36 PDT
Gluten Free Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/glutenfree2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/M7DI/J52Q1VBZ/FH3M7DIJ52Q1VBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/M7DI/J52Q1VBZ/FH3M7DIJ52Q1VBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/M7DI/J52Q1VBZ/FH3M7DIJ52Q1VBZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Serve up your best recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and every meal in between, just remember to hold the gluten, for the Gluten Free Challenge! Whether it’s for your health or you simply like the taste, whipping together gluten-free recipes is the way to go. The 3 best cooks in the kit...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:00:46 PDT
Beat the Heat Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bth2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FPFM/J4IMCF9K/FYIFPFMJ4IMCF9K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FPFM/J4IMCF9K/FYIFPFMJ4IMCF9K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/FPFM/J4IMCF9K/FYIFPFMJ4IMCF9K.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The sun may be shining brightly and fiercely, but don’t let the warm weather keep you down. It is time to combat the rising temperatures for the Beat the Heat Challenge! What do you do to keep cool when the heatwaves hit? Make custom sprinklers, lounge in the pool with a homemade flotation device, ...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:02:48 PDT
Outside Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/outside2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YK4F/J4EFN1T1/F9KYK4FJ4EFN1T1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YK4F/J4EFN1T1/F9KYK4FJ4EFN1T1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YK4F/J4EFN1T1/F9KYK4FJ4EFN1T1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and it is time to explore the outdoors for the Outside Contest! Whether it is bright and warm or chilly and rainy, there is always something you can do outside. Exercise, adventures, fun and games, camping trips, and simply sitting in the sun are what reall...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:58:46 PDT
Home Improvement Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/homeimprovement2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6IEI/J4EFMUQH/FG06IEIJ4EFMUQH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6IEI/J4EFMUQH/FG06IEIJ4EFMUQH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6IEI/J4EFMUQH/FG06IEIJ4EFMUQH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The urge to improve one's home comes naturally to DIYers. For the Home Improvement Contest, we challenge you to tap into your creativity and make your home more beautiful and functional. Whether it is fancying up your kitchen’s backsplash, fixing up that cracked and broken drywall, or removing and ...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:55:57 PDT
Unusual Uses Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/unusualuses2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CMDB/J44FZZIT/FGTCMDBJ44FZZIT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CMDB/J44FZZIT/FGTCMDBJ44FZZIT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/CMDB/J44FZZIT/FGTCMDBJ44FZZIT.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Unusual uses for ordinary things make life easier. Do you want to color wood, but don’t want to invest in stain? Try coffee! Need to do a quick load of laundry, but forgot to buy detergent? Use mouthwash! Want a cheap and easy alternative to dryer sheets? Believe it or not, tennis balls will do the ...
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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:57:04 PDT
#Vanlife Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/vanlife/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/YCQN/J3UFLN2U/F6FYCQNJ3UFLN2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/YCQN/J3UFLN2U/F6FYCQNJ3UFLN2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/YCQN/J3UFLN2U/F6FYCQNJ3UFLN2U.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name #Vanlife is so much more than just living in a van. It encompasses living simply wherever life takes you. For the #Vanlife Contest, show off how you are living life on the road. This can be a traditional mobile home or a van makeover that enables you to live right out of your back seat. Test the li...
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:00:30 PDT
Invention Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/invention2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/87CV/J3EPOKOZ/FK187CVJ3EPOKOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/87CV/J3EPOKOZ/FK187CVJ3EPOKOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/87CV/J3EPOKOZ/FK187CVJ3EPOKOZ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name “Necessity is the mother of invention.” This philosophy has sparked imaginations for centuries and still rings true today. When you find that something must be accomplished but there isn’t a way to do it, we encourage you to invent a way! We’re working with the innovation experts at Kickstarter to ...
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 01:16:15 PDT
Makerspace Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/makerspace2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/BLPO/J2UP8KSU/FIIBLPOJ2UP8KSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/BLPO/J2UP8KSU/FIIBLPOJ2UP8KSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/BLPO/J2UP8KSU/FIIBLPOJ2UP8KSU.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name IN CASE OF A TIE! Because some of the teams are close, this is how ties will be determined. If more than one team qualifies for a prize once the contest has concluded, we will determine the winner by the team whose LAST project was published FIRST according to Pacific Standard Time. --------------...
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 10:05:33 PDT
Explore Science Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/explorescience2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/6Z7L/J34PHK4J/F8W6Z7LJ34PHK4J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/6Z7L/J34PHK4J/F8W6Z7LJ34PHK4J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/6Z7L/J34PHK4J/F8W6Z7LJ34PHK4J.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Science! From Isaac Newton and Marie Curie to Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson, scientists continue to bring something new into our lives every day. With the Explore Science Contest, we want to see your contribution of scientific experiments, how you conduct research, or even just how you document y...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:09:47 PDT
Travel Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/travel2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/WB07/J2UPBD5B/FUHWB07J2UPBD5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/WB07/J2UPBD5B/FUHWB07J2UPBD5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/WB07/J2UPBD5B/FUHWB07J2UPBD5B.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Travel like a maker this year and participate in the Travel Contest! Make something to take with you on your travels or share your top tips and tricks for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. Whether you're hitting the road with family or trotting the globe with a backpack, if your project is trav...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 09:33:37 PDT
Before and After Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/beforeandafter2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/YVH9/J2KPCGNI/FQUYVH9J2KPCGNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/YVH9/J2KPCGNI/FQUYVH9J2KPCGNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/YVH9/J2KPCGNI/FQUYVH9J2KPCGNI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It's transformation time! The Before & After Contest is back and we're eager to see what projects you have up your sleeve. Restore, reinvent, reuse, or repurpose -- all projects that involve transforming something old into something new are eligible. Prizes for this contest include a Canon DSLR cam...
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Mon, 15 May 2017 00:34:24 PDT
Power Supply Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/powersupply/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/A3NV/J2AW91A7/F4ZA3NVJ2AW91A7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/A3NV/J2AW91A7/F4ZA3NVJ2AW91A7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/A3NV/J2AW91A7/F4ZA3NVJ2AW91A7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You've got the ideas, all you need is some power! Share your projects involving power supplies in the Power Supply Contest to win prizes provided by Digi-Key Electronics. Your project can be portable or stationary, so long as a power supply is incorporated in the build.    Prizes for this challenge ...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 14:43:13 PDT
Untouchable Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/untouchable/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UCCD/J2AVSG11/F2MUCCDJ2AVSG11.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UCCD/J2AVSG11/F2MUCCDJ2AVSG11.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/UCCD/J2AVSG11/F2MUCCDJ2AVSG11.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There are things in the universe that are out of our physical reach; they are either too small, too large, too far away, or hidden entirely from view. For the Untouchable Challenge, take inspiration from something that's normally untouchable, and make something touchable. All projects inspired by th...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 12:39:57 PDT
Internet of Things Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/iot2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4848/J20P1012/FR04848J20P1012.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4848/J20P1012/FR04848J20P1012.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4848/J20P1012/FR04848J20P1012.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bridge the gap between your digital life and your physical possessions for the Internet of Things Contest! Together with Dexter Industries and Amazon Alexa Developers, we’re giving you the opportunity to optimize, streamline, and digitize your life and more. All internet-connected electronics proje...
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:37:01 PDT
Fire Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/fire2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8BD5/J1PLFF4U/FSB8BD5J1PLFF4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8BD5/J1PLFF4U/FSB8BD5J1PLFF4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/8BD5/J1PLFF4U/FSB8BD5J1PLFF4U.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Fire up your creativity for the Fire Challenge! Mankind was changed forever upon the discovery of fire and we continue to be fascinated by it today. Share your projects that involve an open flame for a chance to win.  Grand prize winners will receive a portable Firewaall and Bison torch and runners...
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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:56:17 PDT
Snacks Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/snacks2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TWEI/J1GOXE1N/FVOTWEIJ1GOXE1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TWEI/J1GOXE1N/FVOTWEIJ1GOXE1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/TWEI/J1GOXE1N/FVOTWEIJ1GOXE1N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you're not already hungry the Snacks Contest will have you craving prizes from Try The World! We teamed up with the international snack gurus to bring you a flavor-packed contest that will inspire you to make a big mess in the kitchen. Share your favorite snack recipes from savory or sweet to sou...
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:44:06 PDT
Gardening Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/gardening2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/APIU/J16OVGHO/F2YAPIUJ16OVGHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/APIU/J16OVGHO/F2YAPIUJ16OVGHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/APIU/J16OVGHO/F2YAPIUJ16OVGHO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Roll up your sleeves and get ready for the Gardening Contest! We've partnered with Ecovative to motivate you to create the garden of your dreams. Whether you want to start growing your own food or freshen your space with a little greenery, if your projects involve plants they're eligible for this co...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 13:11:38 PDT
Lights Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/lights2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/P3IN/J0X4YICJ/F1HP3INJ0X4YICJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/P3IN/J0X4YICJ/F1HP3INJ0X4YICJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/P3IN/J0X4YICJ/F1HP3INJ0X4YICJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Bright ideas wanted for the Lights Contest! Full Spectrum Laser is generously providing two (two!!) laser cutters for the best light projects. Share your projects that have lights in them for a chance to win. Up for grabs we've got the awesome Muse Hobby Laser, a Hobby Series 20x12 CO2 Laser, and a...
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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:47:48 PDT
Robotics Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/robotics2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/O2YJ/J0IEIWSB/F3WO2YJJ0IEIWSB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/O2YJ/J0IEIWSB/F3WO2YJJ0IEIWSB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/O2YJ/J0IEIWSB/F3WO2YJJ0IEIWSB.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Robots are the future and the future is now! We’re running this year’s Robotics Contest in partnership with iRobot, the creators and sponsors of National Robotics Week. Prizes include a Braava Jet, Create 2, and Create 2 Special Edition. Do you need a bot that saves you time, helps you finish tasks...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:58:32 PDT
Photography Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/photography2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/FTGJ/J0CON79C/F85FTGJJ0CON79C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/FTGJ/J0CON79C/F85FTGJJ0CON79C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/FTGJ/J0CON79C/F85FTGJJ0CON79C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We've teamed up with Joby and Lowepro to bring you the Photography Contest! Share all your tips, tricks, homemade equipment and other projects related to photography. Whether they are for pre- or post-production. We want to see them all! Prizes include Joby GorillaPods, Joby phone mounts, Lowepro c...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:39:23 PDT
Breakfast Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/breakfast2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ASI4/J0CON1TY/FLKASI4J0CON1TY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ASI4/J0CON1TY/FLKASI4J0CON1TY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/ASI4/J0CON1TY/FLKASI4J0CON1TY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Start your day off right with a good breakfast and some creativity. We're calling on cooks to share their favorite recipes in the Breakfast Challenge. Is your breakfast pre-made, portable, savory or sweet? All breakfast foods are eligible for this challenge! Show us how you fuel up for the day for ...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:27:17 PDT
Design Now: In Motion Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/designnowinmotion/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/KPI6/J08EDH5I/F2GKPI6J08EDH5I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/KPI6/J08EDH5I/F2GKPI6J08EDH5I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/KPI6/J08EDH5I/F2GKPI6J08EDH5I.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Together with 3DHubs and 3Dconnexion, we're pleased to present the Design Now: In Motion Contest. This contest is about 3D printing with a focus on making, designing, or 3D printing things that move or enable motion. All projects that are related to 3D printing and motion are eligible for this conte...
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:05:56 PDT
Cardboard Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/cardboard2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/2AXQ/J02QLCSS/FDH2AXQJ02QLCSS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/2AXQ/J02QLCSS/FDH2AXQJ02QLCSS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/2AXQ/J02QLCSS/FDH2AXQJ02QLCSS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Cardboard is so plentiful that we often overlook it and throw it away. Instead of bundling it up for recycling, grab a box or two and see what you can create for the Cardboard Contest! Prizes for this contest are graciously provided by Howtoons! Tape, cut, score, and construct your way to the top a...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:01:12 PST
Jewelry Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/jewelry2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/4PMV/IZSU5KAO/FTH4PMVIZSU5KAO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/4PMV/IZSU5KAO/FTH4PMVIZSU5KAO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/4PMV/IZSU5KAO/FTH4PMVIZSU5KAO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Show off your jewelry making tips, tricks, and designs in this year’s Jewelry Contest brought to you in part by Rio Grande. String it, wrap it, carve it, solder it or whatever else pops into your head! There are so many techniques you can use for making jewelry and we want to see them all. Winners ...
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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 14:35:25 PST
Woodworking Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/woodworking2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V9V1/IZ6D4NDD/FWMV9V1IZ6D4NDD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V9V1/IZ6D4NDD/FWMV9V1IZ6D4NDD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/V9V1/IZ6D4NDD/FWMV9V1IZ6D4NDD.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wood has so much going for it; you can saw it, bend it, burn it, or completely transform it. No matter what your area of specialty may be, show off your wood projects in the Woodworking Contest to win prizes from Woodcraft! The best of the best woodworking projects will win fun prizes including a l...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:54:29 PST
Bread Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bread2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/CFCH/IZ6BNYNI/FI9CFCHIZ6BNYNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/CFCH/IZ6BNYNI/FI9CFCHIZ6BNYNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/CFCH/IZ6BNYNI/FI9CFCHIZ6BNYNI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Fresh baked bread makes for a full stomach and a happy heart. There is something about the aroma and texture of a crisp loaf that has many people craving another slice! In the Bread Challenge, we want to see your favorite recipes and techniques when it comes to baking bread. Be creative and see wha...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:52:46 PST
Glass Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/glass2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JL20/IYYT5C7P/F2IJL20IYYT5C7P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JL20/IYYT5C7P/F2IJL20IYYT5C7P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JL20/IYYT5C7P/F2IJL20IYYT5C7P.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Glass is a part of everyday life and its versatility often gets overlooked. For the Glass Challenge, we want to see how you can incorporate this useful material into your projects. And don’t be afraid to break it (though, watch your fingers!), you never know what might just fall into place! The thr...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:26:39 PST
Microcontroller Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/Microcontroller2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/79ZE/IYOQE7WP/FBY79ZEIYOQE7WP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/79ZE/IYOQE7WP/FBY79ZEIYOQE7WP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/79ZE/IYOQE7WP/FBY79ZEIYOQE7WP.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Take control in this year’s Microcontroller Contest! There are so many microcontrollers out there from Arduino and Raspberry Pi to Beaglebone, Flora, and Edison. Not familiar with any of these? That’s okay. As long as your project includes a microcontroller of any kind, it will qualify for the conte...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 15:22:48 PST
Papercraft Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/papercraft2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/45FR/IYKFY2SC/FIA45FRIYKFY2SC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/45FR/IYKFY2SC/FIA45FRIYKFY2SC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/45FR/IYKFY2SC/FIA45FRIYKFY2SC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Paper is a great, versatile material that every crafter should have on hand. Cut it, fold it, tear it, write on it, or even combine it with conductive ink in the Papercraft Contest! There are so many ways to utilize paper in your projects and we want to see what fun and unique ways you can come up w...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:57:16 PST
Valentine's Day Challenge 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/valentinesday2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OITC/IYGFE7TI/FRDOITCIYGFE7TI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OITC/IYGFE7TI/FRDOITCIYGFE7TI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OITC/IYGFE7TI/FRDOITCIYGFE7TI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Valentine’s Day is all about showing the special someone in your life how much you care. What better way to show your affection than by making a gift rather than buying? For the Valentine’s Day Challenge, show off your handmade gifts, food, decorations, or anything else you are preparing for this sp...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:18:03 PST
Build a Tool Contest 2017 http://www.instructables.com/contest/bat2017/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/T99K/IY4QQEUL/FNZT99KIY4QQEUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/T99K/IY4QQEUL/FNZT99KIY4QQEUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/T99K/IY4QQEUL/FNZT99KIY4QQEUL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Whether it's a simple pair of scissors or a top-of-the-line table saw, tools are essential for creating. For the Build a Tool Contest, create a tool that aids in making something else. It can be a tool for the workshop, your craft room, the kitchen, or anywhere else where it's needed. Impress every...
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