Instructables: contest http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:35:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Homemade Gifts Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/homemadegifts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JNZ8/I2XTQXFI/FHXJNZ8I2XTQXFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JNZ8/I2XTQXFI/FHXJNZ8I2XTQXFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JNZ8/I2XTQXFI/FHXJNZ8I2XTQXFI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It's the thought that counts when giving gifts, and that's even more true with handmade gifts. Forget Black Friday — we're celebrating homemade gifts and the makers that craft them with the Homemade Gift Contest. Enter your gifts for a chance to win a 13” Chromebook, Kindle Fire, warm winter blanket...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:10:19 PST
Sweet Tooth Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/sweettooth/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LEK2/I2XTUIE7/FFCLEK2I2XTUIE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LEK2/I2XTUIE7/FFCLEK2I2XTUIE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/LEK2/I2XTUIE7/FFCLEK2I2XTUIE7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Having a sweet tooth isn’t a weakness, it’s a gift! Chocolates, candies, cookies, cakes — you never tire of them, and we’d like to reward you for that. Enter your favorite dessert recipes in the Sweet Tooth contest for a chance to win a beautiful KitchenAid Chrome Artisan Stand Mixer, non stick baki...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:03:22 PST
Papercraft Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/papercraft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/9DV2/I2Q1KEOH/F0Z9DV2I2Q1KEOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/9DV2/I2Q1KEOH/F0Z9DV2I2Q1KEOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/9DV2/I2Q1KEOH/F0Z9DV2I2Q1KEOH.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Paper is an incredible material to work with. It is light, combustible, pliable, and moldable. Without its ability to hold crisp, satisfying folds, we would not have the marvelous art of origami. In tribute to this ubiquitous and much-loved material, we present the Papercraft Contest. Bust out your...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:05:43 PST
3D Design Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/3Ddesign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ABGF/I2G1H2K1/FVZABGFI2G1H2K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ABGF/I2G1H2K1/FVZABGFI2G1H2K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/ABGF/I2G1H2K1/FVZABGFI2G1H2K1.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura To celebrate all things 3D, we are partnering with the awesome Dremel 3D Idea Builder to present the 2014 3D Design Challenge. 3D design and 3D printing is becoming more and more accessible, which makes all of us here at Instructables very happy. We're seeing so many great 3D design skills being sh...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:07:38 PST
Indoor Gardening Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/indoorgardening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KQDY/I2I3Z0KR/FUSKQDYI2I3Z0KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KQDY/I2I3Z0KR/FUSKQDYI2I3Z0KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/KQDY/I2I3Z0KR/FUSKQDYI2I3Z0KR.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name “It’s not easy being green.” Kermit may have been talking about the challenges of frog life, but keeping your indoor plants green and healthy definitely requires some special skills (or some clever contraptions to do it for you). For the Indoor Gardening Contest, show us your projects and hacks for ...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:12:02 PST
MAKE ENERGY: A US-Mexico Innovation Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeenergy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/CPW2/I1QYHHV0/FD2CPW2I1QYHHV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/CPW2/I1QYHHV0/FD2CPW2I1QYHHV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/CPW2/I1QYHHV0/FD2CPW2I1QYHHV0.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Address climate change through energy innovation! Share projects that help conserve energy, create clean energy, or raise awareness about energy use. Did you harness the power of a free and abundant resource like the sun or wind to power your gadget? Discover a technique for making a household app...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:41:54 PST
Winter Wearables Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/winterwearables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/Q3QS/I26MXTN7/FZVQ3QSI26MXTN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/Q3QS/I26MXTN7/FZVQ3QSI26MXTN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/Q3QS/I26MXTN7/FZVQ3QSI26MXTN7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If autumn is sweater weather, then winter is sweater, scarf, coat, and beanie weather! A sweater alone can really only do so much to warm your up in winter. There are lots of other wearables you can make to keep you warm all season. So don’t spend this winter cozying up to the space heater, head the...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:17:35 PST
Butter Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/butterchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BB8V/I24M6MJO/FSQBB8VI24M6MJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BB8V/I24M6MJO/FSQBB8VI24M6MJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/BB8V/I24M6MJO/FSQBB8VI24M6MJO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Butter is a rich and delicious food that can be found in many recipes. What would mashed potatoes be without butter, and how could we stomach toast without a melting square of buttery goodness on top? Think of the pancakes, people! We know we’re not the only butter fanatics out there, so we’re givin...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 15:28:24 PST
Wood Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/wood2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/1191/I1WHC9OM/FSZ1191I1WHC9OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/1191/I1WHC9OM/FSZ1191I1WHC9OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/1191/I1WHC9OM/FSZ1191I1WHC9OM.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Wood is a challenging but rewarding material to work with. It has a finicky side: it expands and contracts based on temperature and humidity. But the textures and smells you experience as you plane, rip, chisel, sand, and whittle wood are what makes woodworking such a rich experience. In this Wood ...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:40:21 PST
Enchanted Objects http://www.instructables.com/contest/enchantedobjects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6BPB/I1SII31G/F8J6BPBI1SII31G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6BPB/I1SII31G/F8J6BPBI1SII31G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/6BPB/I1SII31G/F8J6BPBI1SII31G.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We’re delighted to announce our first-ever Enchanted Objects Contest brought to you in partnership with Spark IO. This is your chance to sprinkle some pixie dust on a project to create a real-life version of a fantastic object. Fiction fandom reigns supreme in this contest, and we’re rewarding the g...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:30:52 PDT
3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/ornamentdesignchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/WINP/I1LZ0TSW/FFKWINPI1LZ0TSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/WINP/I1LZ0TSW/FFKWINPI1LZ0TSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/WINP/I1LZ0TSW/FFKWINPI1LZ0TSW.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name When you’ve got a big house to decorate for the holidays, advanced planning is wise. So naturally, the White House is already thinking about this year’s holiday decor, and we're going to help them deck their halls. Instructables is excited to partner with the Smithsonian and the White House in this ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:52:18 PDT
First Time Author Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/firsttimechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/TJ3V/I1LZ0PFC/FCNTJ3VI1LZ0PFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/TJ3V/I1LZ0PFC/FCNTJ3VI1LZ0PFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/TJ3V/I1LZ0PFC/FCNTJ3VI1LZ0PFC.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hey all you Instructables lurkers, newcomers, and wallflowers! We designed this First-Time Author Challenge because we want you to come out from the shadows and experience the pleasure of publishing your very own set of instructions for a project. There’s nothing quite like inspiring another human b...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:44:55 PDT
Make it Glow! http://www.instructables.com/contest/makeitglow2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/TVQA/I19437VI/FZNTVQAI19437VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/TVQA/I19437VI/FZNTVQAI19437VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/TVQA/I19437VI/FZNTVQAI19437VI.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Rewire the Christmas lights and program the blinking LEDs — the Make It Glow contest is back! Enter your lighting projects now for a chance to win a 3D printer, an HP Pavilion Laptop, Arduinos, and much more. Whether you enhance costumes with EL wire, build your own Edison bulbs from scratch, or de...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:32:50 PDT
Pumpkin Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/pumpkinchallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/SNHJ/I13E9VO9/FZVSNHJI13E9VO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/SNHJ/I13E9VO9/FZVSNHJI13E9VO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/SNHJ/I13E9VO9/FZVSNHJI13E9VO9.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name When it comes to orange fruit, the pumpkin is king. (Yup, technically a fruit.) What other organic orange object can you carve into an ornate lantern, puree into a delicious entree or dessert, and roast its seeds for a satisfying snack? For this year’s Pumpkin Challenge, we want to see you get up t...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:57:04 PDT
Wall Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/contest/wall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/R3NK/I13EB4NT/F6UR3NKI13EB4NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/R3NK/I13EB4NT/F6UR3NKI13EB4NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/R3NK/I13EB4NT/F6UR3NKI13EB4NT.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Wassily Kandinsky once said: “Each color lives by its mysterious life.” Orange can trigger hunger, blue is a symbol for trustworthiness, and light greens can make you feel at ease. To celebrate color, we’re inviting you to participate in the Wall Overhaul Contest brought to you in partnership with O...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:30:01 PDT
Superheroes and Supervillains Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/heroesandvillains/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/UC1A/I0RYTV6B/FS4UC1AI0RYTV6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/UC1A/I0RYTV6B/FS4UC1AI0RYTV6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/UC1A/I0RYTV6B/FS4UC1AI0RYTV6B.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Enter our first-ever Superhero/Supervillain contest for a chance to win a Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter! We’re also giving away an iPhone 6 to the most villainous project, and a Samsung Galaxy 5s to the most heroic. Whether you use your DIY super powers for good or evil, if it fits the theme, it’s fai...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:49:45 PDT
Leather Goods Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/leather/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/IPR0/I0DOFHCI/F8IIPR0I0DOFHCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/IPR0/I0DOFHCI/F8IIPR0I0DOFHCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/IPR0/I0DOFHCI/F8IIPR0I0DOFHCI.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Halloween is a great time of year to expand your costume collection to include more leather! Whether you plan to dress as your favorite sci-fi character or super hero, leather is the perfect material for the masks, belts, armor and other accoutrements for your perfect Halloween costume. Aside from H...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:09:58 PDT
Winterize Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/winterizechallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ONXD/I0C92T5C/FEEONXDI0C92T5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ONXD/I0C92T5C/FEEONXDI0C92T5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/ONXD/I0C92T5C/FEEONXDI0C92T5C.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Batten down the hatches, seal up the drafty windows, and cozy up your casa. It’s time to winterize. Have you perfected a gutter cleaning technique? Figured out how to save mad cash by making your own chimney balloons? Maybe your pipe-wrapping skills are legendary in the tri­-state area. Don’t keep t...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:12:28 PDT
Uppermost Chef: Apples Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/appleschallenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EFVM/I0A579LR/F7JEFVMI0A579LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EFVM/I0A579LR/F7JEFVMI0A579LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EFVM/I0A579LR/F7JEFVMI0A579LR.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Ready your baskets, rinse out the pie pans, and sharpen your peelers — it’s apple season, everyone! Apples grow in every state in the continental US and we want to see what you can do with them.  Do you make apple-­scented beauty products or sweet­-smelling potpourri? Prefer to use them in savory d...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:49:14 PDT
Halloween Costume Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/TG35/HZZRKV1S/FRMTG35HZZRKV1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/TG35/HZZRKV1S/FRMTG35HZZRKV1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/TG35/HZZRKV1S/FRMTG35HZZRKV1S.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name An epic Halloween costume is every DIYer’s greatest point of pride. There are few things more satisfying than wearing a costume so good, people know what you are without having to ask. Whether your evening will be spent scaring the pants off of people who walk through your haunted house, collecting ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:35:51 PDT
Halloween Props Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014props/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/R4LD/I0NOHD18/FE7R4LDI0NOHD18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/R4LD/I0NOHD18/FE7R4LDI0NOHD18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/R4LD/I0NOHD18/FE7R4LDI0NOHD18.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name A prop is something you hold that adds a wow factor to your costume. It’s the finishing touch that sets you apart from the orange-capped plastic gun-slinging cowboys out there. Could Star-Lord lead the Guardians of the Galaxy without his alien gun? Would Spiderman leave the house without his web-sho...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:35:28 PDT
Formlabs Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/formlabs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/OX19/HZMJ3WOZ/FS6OX19HZMJ3WOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/OX19/HZMJ3WOZ/FS6OX19HZMJ3WOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/OX19/HZMJ3WOZ/FS6OX19HZMJ3WOZ.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We've teamed up with Formlabs to give away 3 Form 1+ 3D Printers! Formlabs is reinventing 3D printing with the Form 1+, a high-resolution stereolithographic desktop 3D printer for makers, engineers, designers, and artists. The Form 1+ 3D Printer uses a precisely-guided laser to cure liquid resin, of...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:35:14 PDT
Halloween Food Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014food/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/NVAT/HZZRKSX6/FV1NVATHZZRKSX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/NVAT/HZZRKSX6/FV1NVATHZZRKSX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/NVAT/HZZRKSX6/FV1NVATHZZRKSX6.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name What tasty edibles are brewing in your cauldron this Halloween? A gruesome meatloaf hand? Adorable mummy hot dogs? Zombie finger cookies? We’re looking for a broad range of entries to delight and disgust: from savories to sweets and from cute to creepy. So get in the mood to Frankenstein your food, ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:35:13 PDT
Halloween Decor Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloween2014decor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/3R93/HZZRM0HE/FS53R93HZZRM0HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/3R93/HZZRM0HE/FS53R93HZZRM0HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/3R93/HZZRM0HE/FS53R93HZZRM0HE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Decorations are home and yard decor (office, bedroom, etc.) that stand alone. Whether you’re hosting a haunted house or preparing for trick-or-treaters, we want to see you get spectacularly spooky with your décor this year! A fog-breathing werewolf, haunted Lego mansion, or portrait with eyes that f...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:35:10 PDT
Glovebox Gadget Challenge http://www.instructables.com/contest/glovebox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/E9OR/HZL3M4EJ/F7IE9ORHZL3M4EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/E9OR/HZL3M4EJ/F7IE9ORHZL3M4EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/E9OR/HZL3M4EJ/F7IE9ORHZL3M4EJ.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura div#omni { box-shadow: none; } Ford Fusion We have partnered with Ford to bring the Instructables Community the first ever Glovebox Gadget Contest! We want to see how you apply your DIY genius to life on the road! Make an attic for your car to optimize storage on long road-trips! Make t...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:14:01 PDT
Zip It Good! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/zippers2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6L1C/HZU0KC3F/FVU6L1CHZU0KC3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6L1C/HZU0KC3F/FVU6L1CHZU0KC3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/6L1C/HZU0KC3F/FVU6L1CHZU0KC3F.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Zippers rock. You know it, we know it and this contest will give all of us a little closure on why this closure rocks the hardest -- they are made of metal, after all! Whether you’re sewing a new zipper onto a backpack, fashioning funky earrings, or using them to make alternative music, we can’t wai...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:13:41 PDT
Wear It! Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/wearit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/XM52/HZMJ35IO/FLLXM52HZMJ35IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/XM52/HZMJ35IO/FLLXM52HZMJ35IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/XM52/HZMJ35IO/FLLXM52HZMJ35IO.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura With this Wear It! Contest we are partnering with Dremel to bring you a contest that encourages the Instructables Community to wear  (and share!) what they make! We want to see what awesome wearables you come up with to stay warm, or embed technology in, if you can wear it, IT'S ELIGIBLE! Enter for ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:48:54 PDT
Fix & Repair Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/fixit2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QNLN/HZ2IWQ56/F2LQNLNHZ2IWQ56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QNLN/HZ2IWQ56/F2LQNLNHZ2IWQ56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/QNLN/HZ2IWQ56/F2LQNLNHZ2IWQ56.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Like most DIYers, you probably spend just about as much time fixing things and improving your space as you do making new things. Here at Instructables, we have seen a lot of crazy repairs to even crazier objects and projects! We have partnered with BLACK+DECKER to find out what awesome fixing tricks...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:24:31 PDT
Microcontroller Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/micro2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/IKS7/HYPNY6E5/FNNIKS7HYPNY6E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/IKS7/HYPNY6E5/FNNIKS7HYPNY6E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/IKS7/HYPNY6E5/FNNIKS7HYPNY6E5.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We've brought back one of our most successful contests, The Microcontroller Contest! Want to make the jump from controlling things on your computer to controlling things in the real world? Then the microcontroller is a wonderful way to go. One of the most well-known microcontrollers out there is the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:32:35 PDT
Age of Aquariums Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/ageofaquariums/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/186W/HZB3R31D/FQQ186WHZB3R31D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/186W/HZB3R31D/FQQ186WHZB3R31D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/186W/HZB3R31D/FQQ186WHZB3R31D.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Aquatic life enthusiasts! This is the dawning of the age of aquariums! Acrylic or glass tanks, custom cabinets, fresh or saltwater, guiding principles for selecting plant and animal life, aquaponics, and even maintenance. Show us how to build, maintain, or improve upon an aquarium to win an iPad Min...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:38:25 PDT
Hunter-Gatherer Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/huntergatherer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PWJP/HZ3YCYZ1/F06PWJPHZ3YCYZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PWJP/HZ3YCYZ1/F06PWJPHZ3YCYZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/PWJP/HZ3YCYZ1/F06PWJPHZ3YCYZ1.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Get in touch with your pre-civilization roots (and berries) by participating in the Hunter/Gatherer Contest. We want to see dressed deer, gathered nuts, fresh fish, and local edible plants. Show us where you got them, what you did with them, and how we can follow your lead. We want to see everything...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:55:29 PDT
DIY University Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/diyuniversity/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/71SM/HZ13HU33/F7L71SMHZ13HU33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/71SM/HZ13HU33/F7L71SMHZ13HU33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/71SM/HZ13HU33/F7L71SMHZ13HU33.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name University students! We want to see the DIY projects that meaningful improve your lives, whether they’re dorm hacks to circumvent a ban on grilling or your meticulously-designed final ARCH326 project. If it’s something made for school, we wanna see it. You needn’t be a student to participate, but yo...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:04:58 PDT
Remix Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/remix/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/79UO/HYVDOPIY/FRW79UOHYVDOPIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/79UO/HYVDOPIY/FRW79UOHYVDOPIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/79UO/HYVDOPIY/FRW79UOHYVDOPIY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Imitation is the highest form of flattery, and it feels darn flattering when someone else builds a project you created. Pick a favorite project, link to it from your introduction, then show us step by step how you recreated and reinterpreted it.Then be sure to leave an “I Made It!” comment on the or...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:43:18 PDT
Teach It! Contest Sponsored by Dremel http://www.instructables.com/contest/teachit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/H3AA/HYJ3ZIPM/FHRH3AAHYJ3ZIPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/H3AA/HYJ3ZIPM/FHRH3AAHYJ3ZIPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/H3AA/HYJ3ZIPM/FHRH3AAHYJ3ZIPM.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Our favorite Instructables demonstrate how to make great projects, but go above and beyond, by teaching the community new skills. With this Teach It! Contest we are partnering with Dremel to educate you on how to do....well, ANYTHING! We want to see what awesome skills you have, and teach others to ...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:48:54 PDT
Tech Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/tech2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/TJOZ/HYJ3SVQF/FMBTJOZHYJ3SVQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/TJOZ/HYJ3SVQF/FMBTJOZHYJ3SVQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/TJOZ/HYJ3SVQF/FMBTJOZHYJ3SVQF.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We have partnered with littleBits to bring you the biggest Tech Contest we have ever hosted. If you post a project to the Tech Category on Instructables, your project is eligible! That's it! We are giving away more prizes than ever, enter for your chance to win the littleBits ProLibrary, a Makerbot,...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:48:22 PDT
Featured Author Contest: bricobart http://www.instructables.com/contest/bricobart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/576C/HYLDJWBL/FRB576CHYLDJWBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/576C/HYLDJWBL/FRB576CHYLDJWBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/576C/HYLDJWBL/FRB576CHYLDJWBL.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Welcome to our third featured author contest! This time, our featured author is bricobart (you can read his featured author interview here) and the theme is beer! We want to see your home brew, beer recipes, and beer-drinking apparatuses with a special judges prize handmade by bricobart himself for...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 10:49:21 PDT
Hand Tools Only Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/handtoolsonly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/3D27/HYLDJO8I/FBD3D27HYLDJO8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/3D27/HYLDJO8I/FBD3D27HYLDJO8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/3D27/HYLDJO8I/FBD3D27HYLDJO8I.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We want to see projects that use ONLY HAND TOOLS. Get in touch with your project by exchanging the big fancy tool for something you can hold in your hand. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have a CNC machine, 3D printer, laser cutter, or a fully-automated saw mill. Good, because none of...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 10:08:54 PDT
Ferrous Chef: Watermelon http://www.instructables.com/contest/watermelon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/BRCO/HY5NVLHX/F1XBRCOHY5NVLHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/BRCO/HY5NVLHX/F1XBRCOHY5NVLHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/BRCO/HY5NVLHX/F1XBRCOHY5NVLHX.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Welcome to Ferrous Chef: Instructables! Featured ingredient: Watermelon. Challenge ingredient: Chervil. Share any recipe that makes use of watermelon to compete. Your dish may be a salad, main course, or dessert. Watermelon must be the star of the show, not a garnish or an afterthought. The grand p...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:25:22 PDT
Featured Author Contest: DeandrasCrafts http://www.instructables.com/contest/deandrascrafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JNSB/HXLMCSEE/FHCJNSBHXLMCSEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JNSB/HXLMCSEE/FHCJNSBHXLMCSEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/JNSB/HXLMCSEE/FHCJNSBHXLMCSEE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Welcome to our second ever Featured Author Contest! This contest is put together for you by DeandrasCrafts (check out her Featured Author Interview here!) and the theme is yarn, thread, and needlecraft! This contest is open to crocheting, knitting, embroidery, latch craft, and tatting. Pretty much ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:15:26 PDT
Vintage Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/vintage2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/A83V/HX6AP8TK/FG3A83VHX6AP8TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/A83V/HX6AP8TK/FG3A83VHX6AP8TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/A83V/HX6AP8TK/FG3A83VHX6AP8TK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Are you into antiques, old technology, history, or decades prior to this one? You are in luck, as we are running a Vintage Contest. Victorian Era. The 1990s. The stone age. Show us your vintage projects in the style of a prior epoch to win cool stuff from Crosley Radio. Enter any vintage or retro p...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 16:10:33 PDT
Frozen Treats Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/frozentreats2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5PO6/HX69SC97/FWO5PO6HX69SC97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5PO6/HX69SC97/FWO5PO6HX69SC97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/5PO6/HX69SC97/FWO5PO6HX69SC97.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name With the heat of summer upon us, one way to find relief is through delicious frozen treats! Submit your best frozen foods for your chance to win some awesome prizes provided by Zoku! Please be sure that your entry into the contest contains original photos and text. Entries without original photos a...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:14:18 PDT
Paint It! Sponsored by Olympic Paint http://www.instructables.com/contest/paint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JUWS/HWS3QA46/FHRJUWSHWS3QA46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JUWS/HWS3QA46/FHRJUWSHWS3QA46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/JUWS/HWS3QA46/FHRJUWSHWS3QA46.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Paint it! Share your skills with our first ever Paint It! contest. We have partnered with Olympic Paint this summer, and want to see how you creatively use Paint. From Acrylic to Latex, Oil to Enamel - Your creative use of paint can be truly inspiring to other members of the Instructables Community...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:10:06 PDT
Community Contest: Toy Rods and Connectors http://www.instructables.com/contest/rodsconnectors2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/8EDI/HX0DMJRO/FUQ8EDIHX0DMJRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/8EDI/HX0DMJRO/FUQ8EDIHX0DMJRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/8EDI/HX0DMJRO/FUQ8EDIHX0DMJRO.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Welcome to our second K’NEX themed contest! You guys did an amazing job last year and we're so excited to see what you come up with this time around. Enter today for your chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet or a Canon Powershot camera, as well as extra K'Nex sets for building! Check out la...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:47:02 PDT
Community Contest: Toy Building Blocks http://www.instructables.com/contest/buildingblocks2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/0H3D/HWVAVRYN/F8G0H3DHWVAVRYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/0H3D/HWVAVRYN/F8G0H3DHWVAVRYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/0H3D/HWVAVRYN/F8G0H3DHWVAVRYN.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Welcome to our second LEGO themed contest! We want to see all your best builds made out of and inspired by LEGO. Submit your best project for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet or a Canon Powershot camera, as well as extra LEGO sets for building! Make sure to have a look at the 2013 Toy...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:18:26 PDT
squeeze more awesome out of summer contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/mikeshard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/KLRL/HWNU7LDZ/F64KLRLHWNU7LDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/KLRL/HWNU7LDZ/F64KLRLHWNU7LDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/KLRL/HWNU7LDZ/F64KLRLHWNU7LDZ.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Summer is the time of year that never comes soon enough, and is over way too quickly. We have partnered with mike's hard lemonade to inspire the Instructables Community to squeeze more awesome out of summer. What do you do when it's hot outside (depending on where you are it could be really hot out...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:29:37 PDT
Home Technology Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hometechnology/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/Q9BJ/HWRZ2DHY/FYSQ9BJHWRZ2DHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/Q9BJ/HWRZ2DHY/FYSQ9BJHWRZ2DHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/Q9BJ/HWRZ2DHY/FYSQ9BJHWRZ2DHY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Welcome to our first ever Home Technology Contest! In this contest, we want to see technology that makes home living easier. Whether you're upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block out afternoon sun when you're not home, or automating your morning breakfast, we ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Remote Control Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/rc2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AA1J/HWKK0FZK/FBOAA1JHWKK0FZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AA1J/HWKK0FZK/FBOAA1JHWKK0FZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AA1J/HWKK0FZK/FBOAA1JHWKK0FZK.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura What in your world can you control remotely?! Cars, trucks, planes, helicopters, quadcopters, almost anything these days! It's time to show off your awesome project that can be remote-controlled, we've teamed up with RadioShack to bring the Instructables community our third ever Remote Control Conte...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:29:05 PDT
Featured Author Contest: Tarun Upadhyaya http://www.instructables.com/contest/tarun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/PKB2/HWIBTFXY/F21PKB2HWIBTFXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/PKB2/HWIBTFXY/F21PKB2HWIBTFXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/PKB2/HWIBTFXY/F21PKB2HWIBTFXY.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Welcome to our first ever Featured Author Contest - this contest was created for you guys by Tarun Upadhyaya (check out his Featured Author interview here!) and the theme is Lamps & Lighting. Show us your best lamp and lighting projects for a chance to win Samsung Smart wifi digital camera or an Ir...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:06:07 PDT
Hair & Makeup Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/hairandmakeup/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/L7XD/HWDRE8NX/FPDL7XDHWDRE8NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/L7XD/HWDRE8NX/FPDL7XDHWDRE8NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/L7XD/HWDRE8NX/FPDL7XDHWDRE8NX.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink For this year's beauty contest, we want to see all your best hair and makeup tutorials! Show us how to get no-heat curls, do cat eye makeup with ease, or even just show us your favorite makeup routine. Grand and First Prize winners will receive their choice of an Amazon or Sephora gift card! Ple...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:25:20 PDT
Outdoor Workshop Contest http://www.instructables.com/contest/outdoorworkshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OYZG/HW2GY4L5/FEYOYZGHW2GY4L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OYZG/HW2GY4L5/FEYOYZGHW2GY4L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OYZG/HW2GY4L5/FEYOYZGHW2GY4L5.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Summer is in full swing, and it is time to get outside and soak up the sun. Let’s make the most of it, shall we? Our partners at Zoro are sponsoring an Outdoor Workshop contest this summer. The rules are simple: your project must be something that was to be used outdoors. Other than that, let your ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:51:30 PDT