Instructables: forumTopic - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:15:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Pier 9 Tour http://www.instructables.com/community/Pier-9-Tour/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4ARE/I2HGWLMQ/FG54AREI2HGWLMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4ARE/I2HGWLMQ/FG54AREI2HGWLMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/4ARE/I2HGWLMQ/FG54AREI2HGWLMQ.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Take a tour through the Pier 9 Workshop in San Francisco, the place that Instructables calls home. Is it Earth's most awesome collaborative workspace? We think so.
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:09:47 PST
MAKERSPACE COMPETITION http://www.instructables.com/community/MAKERSPACE-COMPETITION/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy We are hosting our first makerspace only competition! This is a great way to build up a collection of projects that can be submitted in a build night application. The competition is open to all project themes, but we are looking for feature worthy projects. Rules: The entry must be a featur...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 13:14:52 PST
21 Years Old Today http://www.instructables.com/community/21-Years-Old-Today/ 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 Zombiekiller-93 Would you believe it fellow K'nexers I have finally really reached that age of 21. I've been a member of this website for many years and it has become a new chapter in my life and it has grown on me very much since I have been using what time I have to bring you my reviews and instructions. Ever sin...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 04:04:30 PST
December 2014 Build Night with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/community/December-2014-Build-Night-with-Chibitronics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/Z7OV/I236I15W/F3FZ7OVI236I15W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/Z7OV/I236I15W/F3FZ7OVI236I15W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/Z7OV/I236I15W/F3FZ7OVI236I15W.SMALL.jpg Carleyy #BUILDNIGHT 20 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: Monday, November 10. Accepted spaces will be notified by Tuesday, November 11. Read our FAQ to learn more about the Build Night program rules and how to make the most out of this event for your space. DECEMBER BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with ...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 10:51:22 PST
Featured Author: Mark Montano http://www.instructables.com/community/Featured-Author-Mark-Montano/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/KQJW/I21R1EWU/FCNKQJWI21R1EWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/KQJW/I21R1EWU/FCNKQJWI21R1EWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/KQJW/I21R1EWU/FCNKQJWI21R1EWU.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I just got to interview crafter extraordinaire Mark Montano, check it out here.  If you have more questions that I didn't ask here's the place to voice them!
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:31:58 PST
MactotheFuture is on TV!!! http://www.instructables.com/community/MactotheFuture-is-on-TV/ 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 Danger is my middle name Instructables author mactothefuture was on Good Day Sacramento showing off her amazing Halloween costumes!  It's so cool to see talented authors getting recognition like this.  Check it out!  You can find tutorials the Rufio costume, her Super Mario shirt, and Super Mario Rhinestone cuff that she's...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:37:10 PDT
Comment of the Week! 10/21/2014 http://www.instructables.com/community/Comment-of-the-Week-10212014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/D4Z8/I1J5YPM5/FGND4Z8I1J5YPM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/D4Z8/I1J5YPM5/FGND4Z8I1J5YPM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/D4Z8/I1J5YPM5/FGND4Z8I1J5YPM5.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I recently discovered this motorcycle saddlebag tutorial by brand new author, tony.fantasia and left a comment about how beautiful it was and my admiration for his skill.  Imagine my delight when he responded with a super thoughtful and nice comment!  I just wanted to give him a shoutout on the foru...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:42:41 PDT
Winterize Challenge Extended! http://www.instructables.com/community/Winterize-Challenge-Extended/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/G1MV/I17OLDCF/FC0G1MVI17OLDCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/G1MV/I17OLDCF/FC0G1MVI17OLDCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/G1MV/I17OLDCF/FC0G1MVI17OLDCF.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name It seems that winter is coming much more slowly than we thought it would.  Due to the unseasonably warm weather we are extending the Winterize Challenge until November 24, 2014!  Take advantage of the long summer and get ready for winter!
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:00:59 PDT
Making The Most Of Your Time Here http://www.instructables.com/community/Making-The-Most-Of-Your-Time-Here/ 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 buchananwp If you're reading this, you're hopefully about to become an AiR in the best workshop on earth. Congratulations! This is an amazing opportunity, and i'd like to share my experiences so that you can hopefully glean some wisdom. When I got here, I was quickly humbled. For the first time in my life, I ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 13:14:08 PDT
November 2014 Build Night with Spark.io http://www.instructables.com/community/November-2014-Build-Night-with-Sparkio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/VKN2/I0RYT7JF/FPTVKN2I0RYT7JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/VKN2/I0RYT7JF/FPTVKN2I0RYT7JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/VKN2/I0RYT7JF/FPTVKN2I0RYT7JF.SMALL.jpg Carleyy #BUILDNIGHT NOVEMBER BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with Spark.io, who make a development kit for amazing connected products, for our November 2014 build night. Check out some of the amazing projects created with the Spark Core here. Sign up to participate in the build night and we will ship you a p...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 11:16:12 PDT
Build Night FAQ http://www.instructables.com/community/Build-Night-FAQ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy General Resources What is the Build Night program? Instructables sponsors monthly build nights at makerspaces and hackerspaces around the world. Each month we partner with a different company to send you materials and/or tools to run a workshop at your space. In return your space posts Instruct...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:05:02 PDT
2014 Halloween Postcards -en route http://www.instructables.com/community/2014-Halloween-Postcards-comment-to-get-something-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/W7UC/I0HYRFVV/FQ9W7UCI0HYRFVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/W7UC/I0HYRFVV/FQ9W7UCI0HYRFVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/W7UC/I0HYRFVV/FQ9W7UCI0HYRFVV.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Trick or treat!  Halloween is a celebration of DIY costumery, candy consumption, and pumpkin butchery. Every year, we send out postcards to as many people as possible to mark our favorite holiday. We're doing it again this year. Last year we sent approximately 3000 cards. This year, we'd like to se...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:37 PDT
EXTREME COMMENTING http://www.instructables.com/community/EXTREME-COMMENTING-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SYX5/I0293P9Q/F50SYX5I0293P9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SYX5/I0293P9Q/F50SYX5I0293P9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SYX5/I0293P9Q/F50SYX5I0293P9Q.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hi everyone, Ms Sweet here. This weekend I will be playing a site wide game called EXTREME Commenting!  Everyone is invited to come and participate and I will be giving away 1 year PRO membership for prizes! September 27th at 9:00 am an instructable will appear that explains how to play EXTREME Comm...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:46:44 PDT
Halloween Prop Contest! http://www.instructables.com/community/Halloween-Prop-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EOOV/I05F26QU/FD5EOOVI05F26QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EOOV/I05F26QU/FD5EOOVI05F26QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/EOOV/I05F26QU/FD5EOOVI05F26QU.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hello everyone! Every year for the halloween contests we the staff have to draw some lines between props, costumes, and decor items.  This year we've decided to draw the lines similar to where actual theater companies draw their lines.  Believe it or not there is a prop union, costume union, and set...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:04:29 PDT
Halloween Costume Contest http://www.instructables.com/community/Halloween-Costume-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/8QN4/HY4KNUPD/FS88QN4HY4KNUPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/8QN4/HY4KNUPD/FS88QN4HY4KNUPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/8QN4/HY4KNUPD/FS88QN4HY4KNUPD.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hello everyone! Every year for the halloween contests we the staff have to draw some lines between props, costumes, and decor items.  This year we've decided to draw the lines similar to where actual theater companies draw their lines.  Believe it or not there is a prop union, costume union, and set...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:45:59 PDT
Halloween Decor Contest! http://www.instructables.com/community/Halloween-Decor-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/C9WA/I05F19C8/FXWC9WAI05F19C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/C9WA/I05F19C8/FXWC9WAI05F19C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/C9WA/I05F19C8/FXWC9WAI05F19C8.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hello everyone!  Every year for the halloween contests we the staff have to draw some lines between props, costumes, and decor items.  This year we've decided to draw the lines similar to where actual theater companies draw their lines.  Believe it or not there is a prop union, costume union, and se...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:32:38 PDT
Reflections on Pier 9 Residency http://www.instructables.com/community/Reflections-on-Pier-9-Residency/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CB7P/I00TM5TQ/FYWCB7PI00TM5TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CB7P/I00TM5TQ/FYWCB7PI00TM5TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/CB7P/I00TM5TQ/FYWCB7PI00TM5TQ.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian My residency on the Pier lasted from January through June 2014, a total of six incredibly busy months, during which time I built a 3D printer with an un-bounded build volume and a low cost metal laser sintering 3D printer. It took nearly three months to learn to handle the overwhelming potential of ...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:59:44 PDT
Super Mario 64 - Slide on 16 Floppy Drives http://www.instructables.com/community/Super-Mario-64-Slide-on-16-Floppy-Drives/ 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 n1cod3mus My latest video, thought I would show it off Super Mario 64 - Slide on 16 Floppy Drives how this was done can be found in my instructable in the following link, dont forget to vote for it in the competions if you think its worthy enough ;-) vote button is at the top right on the instructable pag...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:09:58 PDT
Talking about my Summer http://www.instructables.com/community/Talking-about-my-Summer/ 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 ldevendorf I have to admit that I was skeptical before starting my Residency at Instructables. I never felt comfortable calling myself a "Maker" and here I was, walking into the belly of the beast at Pier 9. I felt like the term "Maker" was starting to read as cold, technical, robotic and...frankly...stuff rea...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:37:43 PDT
Build Night LEDs at Numurkah Secondary College http://www.instructables.com/community/Build-Night-LEDs-at-Numurkah-Secondary-College/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YVZ7/HYSIRHZ3/F7EYVZ7HYSIRHZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YVZ7/HYSIRHZ3/F7EYVZ7HYSIRHZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YVZ7/HYSIRHZ3/F7EYVZ7HYSIRHZ3.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Numurkah Secondary College hosted is first ever Instructables build Night, featuring LEDs. A fun night was had by all, making different projects, playing with the laser cutter, 3d printer, vinyl cutter and attaching LEDs to everything including small children. Throwies were a very popular project, a...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:22:30 PDT
Kauai Makerspace @ Firelight Studios open for membership! http://www.instructables.com/community/Kauai-Makerspace-Firelight-Studios-open-for-member/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/365O/HYR3IGER/FYE365OHYR3IGER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/365O/HYR3IGER/FYE365OHYR3IGER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/365O/HYR3IGER/FYE365OHYR3IGER.SMALL.jpg CrLz Go west, really far west and there is now a Makerspace for you! Firelight studios in Hanapepe, HI is glad to open its doors on Saturdays to any maker who makes it out here! Kauai Makers Make New Friends July 28th, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa. "The Hawaii maker movement continues to grow, with the latest new...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:14:15 PDT
Build Night Resources http://www.instructables.com/community/Build-Night-Resources/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/LOFQ/HJFSZRTD/FYILOFQHJFSZRTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/LOFQ/HJFSZRTD/FYILOFQHJFSZRTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/LOFQ/HJFSZRTD/FYILOFQHJFSZRTD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy BUILD NIGHT OVERVIEW Instructables sponsors monthly build nights at makerspaces (and hackerspaces, fab labs, student groups, libraries, etc...) around the world. Each month we partner with a different company to send materials and/or tools to run a workshop at your space. In return your space posts ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 11:23:28 PDT
Teachers, parents, educators: Where do you stumble? http://www.instructables.com/community/Teachers-parents-educators-Where-do-you-stumble/ 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 WYE_Lance Hello Instructables! I currently run a small business in which company teachers travel to local elementary schools and teach project based engineering. For us, it's second nature. But I recently learned that it's not always so easy to implement project-based learning in the home or at school. Wha...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 19:30:54 PDT
Bricobarts Beer Contest: what you need to know http://www.instructables.com/community/Bricobarts-Beer-Contest-what-you-need-to-know/ 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 bricobart Hi all! I'm glad, a bit, and proud, also a bit, to point your eyes to my beer contest. Me, the whole Instructables-team and a lot of beer-producing countries are looking for all of your craziest projects that use beer. The possibilities are numerous, the potential endless. Got a new way to produce?...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:20:23 PDT
Are you having problems uploading images? http://www.instructables.com/community/Are-you-having-problems-uploading-images/ 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 Kiteman You may have run into trouble uploading images to forum topics, or directly to your image library. The old image uploader is being phased out, and will soon be replaced by the uploader that is part of the new editor. The recommended temporary work-around is to start an instructable that you do no...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:39:51 PDT
Open Call: Pier 9 & Market Street Prototyping Festival Keystone Project http://www.instructables.com/community/Open-Call-Pier-9-Market-Street-Prototyping-Festiva/ 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 brinstructables MARKET STREET PROTOTYPING FESTIVAL OPEN CALL Autodesk Keystone Project Call Opens: July 11, 2014 Call Closes: September 2, 2014 Shortlist Interviews: September 17-19, 2014 Proposal Selection: October 1, 2014 CALL SUMMARY: The San Francisco Planning Department has partnered with Yerba Buena Center...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:28:25 PDT
Summer School of Making 2014 http://www.instructables.com/community/Summer-School-of-Making-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/6K81/HWRC2WGJ/F8R6K81HWRC2WGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/6K81/HWRC2WGJ/F8R6K81HWRC2WGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/6K81/HWRC2WGJ/F8R6K81HWRC2WGJ.SMALL.jpg bverthe Hello Instructables community! Welcome at the Summer School of Making in Kortrijk, Belgium, at the end of this summer. More info on www.summerschoolofmaking.be A little glimpse of the speakers: - Clay modeling by Stefan Kiefer who worked for the biggest Cardesign Studios like Audi, MINI, Opel, Ren...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:13:53 PDT
Instructables project makes BBC News! http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-project-makes-BBC-News/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/2FVJ/HY06AEDO/F022FVJHY06AEDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/2FVJ/HY06AEDO/F022FVJHY06AEDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/2FVJ/HY06AEDO/F022FVJHY06AEDO.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Just over a year ago, Instructables member Aerocoop posted a mobile-phone controlled drone, the Flone. Today, it has been featured on the BBC Technology News page, and, as I type, is cropping up on other UK news feeds. Bravo, Aerocoop!
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:25:00 PDT
List of Upcoming Contests (updated 11/6/14) http://www.instructables.com/community/List-of-Upcoming-Contests/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FZU9/HERLZN6P/FF1FZU9HERLZN6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FZU9/HERLZN6P/FF1FZU9HERLZN6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/FZU9/HERLZN6P/FF1FZU9HERLZN6P.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hello everyone! It was recently suggested that we should have a list of upcoming contests available on the site. This was something we used to do in our author newsletter, but now it will have a permanent place on the forums. :D The contests below are already in planning, and I've left off on...
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Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:36:43 PDT
September 2014 Build Night with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/community/September-2014-Build-Night-with-Sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/62TF/HXXHGOCA/FBV62TFHXXHGOCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/62TF/HXXHGOCA/FBV62TFHXXHGOCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/62TF/HXXHGOCA/FBV62TFHXXHGOCA.SMALL.jpg Carleyy 125 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: Monday, August 4. Accepted spaces will be notified by August 6. SEPTEMBER BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with Sugru, the amazing self setting rubber, for our September 2014 build night. This is our 2nd build night with Sugru and we couldn’t be more excited! ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:34:48 PDT
(VIDEO) Design Studio Field Trip: Scrap-SF http://www.instructables.com/community/VIDEO-Design-Studio-Field-Trip-Scrap-SF-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/1Y0B/HXLD7MCP/F9L1Y0BHXLD7MCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/1Y0B/HXLD7MCP/F9L1Y0BHXLD7MCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/1Y0B/HXLD7MCP/F9L1Y0BHXLD7MCP.SMALL.jpg jbrizzle                              Design studio members JON-A-TRON, Aleator777 and mikeasaurus recently went on a field trip to the amazing re-use store, Scrap-SF. The one-of-a-kind materials and objects available here could be the creative catalyst you need to get your project started. Stay tuned ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:55:12 PDT
Penolopy Bulnick Leaving Instructables Staff http://www.instructables.com/community/Penolopy-Bulnick-Leaving-Instructables-Staff/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/5I7O/HXDPHYFH/FTR5I7OHXDPHYFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/5I7O/HXDPHYFH/FTR5I7OHXDPHYFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/5I7O/HXDPHYFH/FTR5I7OHXDPHYFH.SMALL.gif Penolopy Bulnick That's right.  It is time for Penolopy Bulnick to move on.  Who is this Penolopy Bulnick fella? Well, even if you don't know who I am, I have been around for the past few years, lurking in the shadows.  I chit chat with all of you through comments, I help those of you who have trouble posting (even...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:03:17 PDT
Google Hangouts with Dremel & Instructables http://www.instructables.com/community/Google-Hangouts-with-Dremel-Instructables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/7J1L/HX6445KD/FLM7J1LHX6445KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/7J1L/HX6445KD/FLM7J1LHX6445KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/7J1L/HX6445KD/FLM7J1LHX6445KD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Instructables is partnering with Dremel, the versatile hand-held tool system, to host four google hangouts during July! I will be hosting the hangouts along with a representative from Dremel. Come join us and talk about the Instructables build night program and Dremel tools. Details below. Dates Ju...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:57:31 PDT
Pier 9, I've never met anyone quite like you before. http://www.instructables.com/community/Pier-9-Ive-never-met-anyone-quite-like-you-before/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/O3TL/HX1WDJMY/FUTO3TLHX1WDJMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/O3TL/HX1WDJMY/FUTO3TLHX1WDJMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/O3TL/HX1WDJMY/FUTO3TLHX1WDJMY.SMALL.gif ElectricSlim Instructables' first artist in residence to start at Pier 9.I lucked out and happened to be that person. I also lucked out and happened to be at Pier 9 for about nine months. I feel like I've had one of the strangest residencies at Instructables. Noah was willing to be flexible enough with me to al...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:49:13 PDT
K'nex War 2014! http://www.instructables.com/community/Knex-War-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/CVG3/HKPX9166/FDCCVG3HKPX9166.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/CVG3/HKPX9166/FDCCVG3HKPX9166.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/CVG3/HKPX9166/FDCCVG3HKPX9166.SMALL.jpg KILLERK K'nex War 2014 will be held in Fremont Ohio on July 13th at 12 noon Eastern time! Here is a link to the park the war will take place. https://plus.google.com/102662708119502106245/about?gl=US&hl=en-US Please comment below if you plan on attending. Hope to see you all there! K'nex, games, commun...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:25:59 PDT
Autodesk: Art Residency of Generosity http://www.instructables.com/community/Autodesk-Artist-in-Residency-of-Generosity/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/X5HW/HWVAVY5E/FAPX5HWHWVAVY5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/X5HW/HWVAVY5E/FAPX5HWHWVAVY5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/X5HW/HWVAVY5E/FAPX5HWHWVAVY5E.SMALL.jpg scottkildall I’ve had the good fortune to participate in many art scenes over the last 15 years. These range from making large-scale fire installations at Burning Man, in proto-hacker spaces (2001-2003), a rigorous MFA program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2004-2006), and a professional and inte...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:42:03 PDT
Crazy, Amazing and Delicious AIR Experience http://www.instructables.com/community/Crazy-Amazing-and-Delicious-AIR-Experience/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0XWX/HWVATMNF/FF20XWXHWVATMNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0XWX/HWVATMNF/FF20XWXHWVATMNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/0XWX/HWVATMNF/FF20XWXHWVATMNF.SMALL.jpg rimamonsta What a wild ride... So here's the recipe.  Take one computer illiterate lady who's got a lot of random skills she's learned along the way and throw her into a room with 12 other people who's second  language is CAD or 0110001 or some other variation of looking into the eye of a screen and typing swe...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:52:44 PDT
I Went to White House Maker Faire! http://www.instructables.com/community/I-Went-to-White-House-Maker-Faire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VSI4/HWRCBFOS/FPLVSI4HWRCBFOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VSI4/HWRCBFOS/FPLVSI4HWRCBFOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/VSI4/HWRCBFOS/FPLVSI4HWRCBFOS.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Hello everyone! Last week, I had to opportunity to go to the first ever White House Maker Faire!  It was an awesome experience overall, and I'm really happy I was able to be invited and attend.  A couple common themes were 3D Printing, and start-up companies.  It's safe to say that of ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:10:05 PDT
Popular Mechanics Takes a Tour of Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/community/Popular-Mechanics-Takes-a-Tour-of-Pier-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/92JI/HWUJXXLR/FAG92JIHWUJXXLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/92JI/HWUJXXLR/FAG92JIHWUJXXLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/92JI/HWUJXXLR/FAG92JIHWUJXXLR.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick "Inside Instructables' Kooky, Creative Warehouse Wondershop" "There's a place where artists can create whatever they want, using the most advanced equipment on the planet. It's in San Francisco (of course). In a warehouse (of course)." Come read the article to hear more about the Pier and what som...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:22:09 PDT
How to Go to Maker Heaven http://www.instructables.com/community/How-to-go-to-Maker-Heaven/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/I82V/HWDRDXA9/FNMI82VHWDRDXA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/I82V/HWDRDXA9/FNMI82VHWDRDXA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/I82V/HWDRDXA9/FNMI82VHWDRDXA9.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes Dear Pier 9, You are a place like no other, and I’m so glad you came into my life.  I was a full time Artist in Residence at the Pier for 4 months, and I doubt I have ever been so simultaneously intellectually stimulated, inspired and intimidated at any other point.  When I came to the Pier I had ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:05:11 PDT
Bonus Build Night - LEDs!!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/community/Bonus-Build-Night-LEDs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy 50 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: Monday, June 16. Accepted spaces will be notified by June 17. BUILD NIGHT DETAILS The Instructables team recently inherited 23 boxes of 10mm LEDs (approximately 110,000 LEDs) and we decided the best use for them would be a Build Night!! We want to see how EP...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:08:30 PDT
Friday Forum: Ask an Editor (Makerspace Program Edition) http://www.instructables.com/community/Friday-Forum-Ask-an-Editor-Makerspace-Program-Edit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/ILBG/HW96MNGD/FI2ILBGHW96MNGD.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Hey everybody! On Friday, June 13th (Friday the 13th AHHHHHH) from 1-4pm PST, I'll be answering your questions about the programs Instructables is running with makerspaces, hackerspaces, student groups, libraries, and fab labs around the world!  Our main program is the Build Night program. Some pas...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:48:36 PDT
July 2014 Build Night with Dremel http://www.instructables.com/community/July-2014-Build-Night-with-Dremel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/LXOX/HVXDZP3F/FT1LXOXHVXDZP3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/LXOX/HVXDZP3F/FT1LXOXHVXDZP3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/LXOX/HVXDZP3F/FT1LXOXHVXDZP3F.SMALL.jpg Carleyy 20 SPACES AVAILABLE - USA ONLY Deadline to sign up: Monday, June 9. Accepted spaces will be notified by June 11 JULY BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with Dremel, the versatile hand-held tool system, for our July 2014 build night. We have over $1000 in materials! Sign up and we will ship you a package...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 10:43:07 PDT
What happens to my phone in an RFID blocking wallet? http://www.instructables.com/community/What-happens-to-my-phone-in-an-RFID-blocking-walle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LALE/HVS176RD/FNLLALEHVS176RD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LALE/HVS176RD/FNLLALEHVS176RD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/LALE/HVS176RD/FNLLALEHVS176RD.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Greetings! I'm curious about everyone's experience with using RIFD blocking fabric for blocking phone transmissions.  If I put my phone in a pocket like this, will my phone struggle even harder to find a signal and run my battery down quickly? What other concerns come into play with using this to ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 14:44:19 PDT
Bill Gates shared an Instructable! http://www.instructables.com/community/Bill-Gates-shared-an-Instructable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/57FH/HVS16N2U/F5F57FHHVS16N2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/57FH/HVS16N2U/F5F57FHHVS16N2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/57FH/HVS16N2U/F5F57FHHVS16N2U.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Congratulations to Instructables author gallactronics for catching the attention of Bill Gates!  He posted the Solar Scare Mosquito Instructable to his facebook page!  Mosquitos are a nuisance, and they also carry deadly diseases that kill over a million people every year.  The device works by creat...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 11:59:20 PDT
Lion Brand Yarn @ Autodesk Gallery http://www.instructables.com/community/Lion-Brand-Yarn-Autodesk-Gallery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/YCFA/HVR7TNQM/FTVYCFAHVR7TNQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/YCFA/HVR7TNQM/FTVYCFAHVR7TNQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/YCFA/HVR7TNQM/FTVYCFAHVR7TNQM.SMALL.jpg Carleyy On Thursday, May 1 Instructables partnered with Lion Brand yarn to host a workshop at the Autodesk Gallery Design Night. We made a Parabolic String Lamp using Lion Brand Fun Yarn.  Check out these pictures and share your yarn related projects in the comments!!!
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Wed, 28 May 2014 16:51:08 PDT
Contest FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) http://www.instructables.com/community/Contest-FAQ-Frequently-Asked-Questions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6PF7/HVR7P3IK/FWZ6PF7HVR7P3IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6PF7/HVR7P3IK/FWZ6PF7HVR7P3IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6PF7/HVR7P3IK/FWZ6PF7HVR7P3IK.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Here at Instructables we run a ton of contests! We also get asked a ton of questions about those contests. Below is a list of the contest questions we get asked most frequently and also some questions that I feel could use a little more explaining. (Let’s be honest - reading the official rules is no...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 21:32:56 PDT
Our latest kickstarter project. http://www.instructables.com/community/Our-latest-kickstarter-project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/JPK1/HVR7OZWL/F7SJPK1HVR7OZWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/JPK1/HVR7OZWL/F7SJPK1HVR7OZWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/JPK1/HVR7OZWL/F7SJPK1HVR7OZWL.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Hey Everyone, Here is out latest project. You can check it out here or here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/699604098/neo-web It's a magnetic gear strap that keeps your stuff on hand and out of the way.  Thanks!!! Brent
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Wed, 28 May 2014 19:27:20 PDT
Call to Makers - Brighton Mini Maker Faire http://www.instructables.com/community/Call-to-Makers-Brighton-Mini-Maker-Faire-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/T7UE/HVKUHCQJ/FOCT7UEHVKUHCQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/T7UE/HVKUHCQJ/FOCT7UEHVKUHCQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/T7UE/HVKUHCQJ/FOCT7UEHVKUHCQJ.SMALL.jpg ejosully Hello fellow Instructable-ers! The call to makers for Brighton Mini Maker Faire is currently open: http://www.makerfairebrighton.com/call-to-makers-2014/ This year's Faire is taking place at the Brighton Dome Corn Exchange in Brighton, UK on Saturday 6th September. We're the biggest Mini Maker Fai...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 09:40:49 PDT
Featured Author: The King of Random http://www.instructables.com/community/Featured-Author-The-King-of-Random/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Z488/HV80JYYI/FLEZ488HV80JYYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Z488/HV80JYYI/FLEZ488HV80JYYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/Z488/HV80JYYI/FLEZ488HV80JYYI.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Check out our most recent featured author interview with The King of Random!  Got a question I didn't ask?  Ask it here!
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Thu, 22 May 2014 11:16:45 PDT