Instructables: forumTopic - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Silhouette Build Night at the Taipei Hackerspace http://www.instructables.com/community/Silhouette-Build-Night-at-the-Taipei-Hackerspace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QIZ/ICJLY85E/F5W5QIZICJLY85E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QIZ/ICJLY85E/F5W5QIZICJLY85E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/5QIZ/ICJLY85E/F5W5QIZICJLY85E.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace Hi, We just had our Silhouette Build Night in the Taipei Hackerspace yesterday. It was a blast, I was totally blown away by the many ideas people came with, even though we barely knew how to use the Silhouette paper cutter. We had participants of all ages, and many different backgrounds. The proje...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:51:42 PDT
Win the first multimaterial 3D printing pen!! http://www.instructables.com/community/3Dsimo-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/HU1R/IC2A2QDE/F9EHU1RIC2A2QDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/HU1R/IC2A2QDE/F9EHU1RIC2A2QDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/HU1R/IC2A2QDE/F9EHU1RIC2A2QDE.SMALL.jpg Carleyy 3Dsimo is launching a 4-in-1 ultimate creators tool on Kickstarter! Join us in this twitter giveaway for your chance to win a 3Dsimo pen!! And be sure to check out their Kickstarter campaign! How to Enter: Follow @Instructables and @get3Dsimo on Twitter Tweet @Instructables and @get3Dsimo ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:08:58 PDT
List of Upcoming Contests (updated 7/13/15) 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
Help Give Kids Their Dream Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/community/Help-Give-Kids-Their-Dream-Halloween-Costume/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/Q9OE/IAWDH45N/FQJQ9OEIAWDH45N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/Q9OE/IAWDH45N/FQJQ9OEIAWDH45N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/Q9OE/IAWDH45N/FQJQ9OEIAWDH45N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name You might remember instructables author Ryanthedude who made this amazing Halloween costume for his son who is in a wheelchair. He's doing a kickstarter campaign to raise money to build more awesome wheelchair costumes for kids and is sporting a robot t-shirt in the kickstarter video! Check it out a...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:56:49 PDT
Instructables & Silhouette Live Broadcast http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-Silhouette-Live-Broadcast/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CO98/IAS211Q2/FC5CO98IAS211Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CO98/IAS211Q2/FC5CO98IAS211Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CO98/IAS211Q2/FC5CO98IAS211Q2.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Date & Time: Tuesday, June 16th 10am PST EVENT PAGE (CLICK HERE)   Instructables is partnering with Silhouette, electronic cutting tools for the modern maker, for a live broadcast! Follow along as we teach you how to use the Silhouette Portrait to make several amazing Instructables. Best o...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:55:19 PDT
Makerspace Contest http://www.instructables.com/community/Makerspace-Contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/YR2P/IAGMVBDZ/FQKYR2PIAGMVBDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/YR2P/IAGMVBDZ/FQKYR2PIAGMVBDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/YR2P/IAGMVBDZ/FQKYR2PIAGMVBDZ.SMALL.jpg Carleyy ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This summer Instructables is giving your group a chance to win amazing new tools for your shop. Compete against makerspaces around the world to win over $30,000 in prizes...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 15:43:08 PDT
Instamorph Build Night at the Phoenix Asylum http://www.instructables.com/community/Instamorph-Build-Night-at-the-Phoenix-Asylum/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IEYO/IAAWLJQE/FD1IEYOIAAWLJQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IEYO/IAAWLJQE/FD1IEYOIAAWLJQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IEYO/IAAWLJQE/FD1IEYOIAAWLJQE.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid Phoenix Asylum had a great turn-out for our Instamorph Build Night. Some fun projects were created and new friendships were formed. This was our fourth Instructables Build Night and we look forward to many more.
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Sat, 30 May 2015 17:24:49 PDT
Ember's Mechanical Designs are now Open-Source http://www.instructables.com/community/Embers-Mechanical-Designs-are-now-Open-Source/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJRM/I9L6N2CY/FJOBJRMI9L6N2CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJRM/I9L6N2CY/FJOBJRMI9L6N2CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJRM/I9L6N2CY/FJOBJRMI9L6N2CY.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm We released the mechanical design files for the Autodesk Ember 3D printer in Fusion 360. Here's what I wrote about it on Ember's blog: The full design of Ember in Fusion 360 is now available for you to freely view, download, inspect and modify.  I've been having a blast with the explode model fun...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 06:44:05 PDT
Being an Artist in Residence at Pier 9: MORE IS BETTER http://www.instructables.com/community/Being-an-Artist-in-Residence-at-Pier-9-MORE-IS-BET/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/KX1L/I9YBINTJ/F77KX1LI9YBINTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/KX1L/I9YBINTJ/F77KX1LI9YBINTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/KX1L/I9YBINTJ/F77KX1LI9YBINTJ.SMALL.jpg masynmachien My second one month term as Artist in Residence at Pier 9 was a blast, again. Now I’m back home, the jet lag is behind me and the making rush is replaced by the rush of “ordinary” life. Time for a short “retrospect” What remained the same compared to the first time, is being torn between spending ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:00:12 PDT
IntelĀ® IoT Invitational http://www.instructables.com/community/Intel-IoT-Invitational/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/WM03/I8U15XK1/FCYWM03I8U15XK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/WM03/I8U15XK1/FCYWM03I8U15XK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/WM03/I8U15XK1/FCYWM03I8U15XK1.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura **UPDATES!!** Hey guys! We have had a bit of trouble getting all of the sensor packs built out!  Sourcing parts from all over the globe can be a bit tricky! So sorry it's taking a while, we just want to make sure we can deliver as many sensor packs as we promised! We should have all parts finali...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 06:47:39 PDT
May 2015 Build Night with Strawbees (2nd build night in May!!) http://www.instructables.com/community/May-2015-Build-Night-with-Strawbees-2nd-build-nigh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/JYGB/I7KB9SEM/FGGJYGBI7KB9SEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/JYGB/I7KB9SEM/FGGJYGBI7KB9SEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/JYGB/I7KB9SEM/FGGJYGBI7KB9SEM.SMALL.jpg Carleyy #BUILDNIGHT 30 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: March 29th, 2015. Accepted spaces will be notified by March 30th, 2015. 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. MAY BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with Strawbees, t...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:17:30 PDT
Robot not sending me notifications? SOLVED !!! (as_a_work_around) http://www.instructables.com/community/Robot-not-sending-me-notifications/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/8AZ3/I7D5VY2I/FLF8AZ3I7D5VY2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/8AZ3/I7D5VY2I/FLF8AZ3I7D5VY2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/8AZ3/I7D5VY2I/FLF8AZ3I7D5VY2I.SMALL.jpg iceng "For the past month, I have not been receiving notifications for questions I have asked, or comments on my instructables. They do seem to appear in the orange board, and I have checked my settings for email notifications twice on different computers to verify it is not just me." Come On  AUTODESK  ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:44:18 PDT
April 2015 Build Night with InstaMorph http://www.instructables.com/community/April-2015-Build-Night-with-InstaMorph/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FVXH/I6HSKCOJ/F7PFVXHI6HSKCOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FVXH/I6HSKCOJ/F7PFVXHI6HSKCOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FVXH/I6HSKCOJ/F7PFVXHI6HSKCOJ.SMALL.jpg Carleyy #BUILDNIGHT 30 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: February 27. Accepted spaces will be notified by March 2. 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. APRIL BUILD NIGHT We are partnering with InstaMorph, a lightweigh...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:02:27 PST
Featured Author: Shazni http://www.instructables.com/community/Featured-Author-Shazni/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/KC5X/I697Q34V/F3NKC5XI697Q34V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/KC5X/I697Q34V/F3NKC5XI697Q34V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/KC5X/I697Q34V/F3NKC5XI697Q34V.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hello! I recently had the joy of interviewing Shazni.  As a long time author she had a lot of interesting answers and I highly recommend reading the interview. But if you have any more questions that you would like Shazni to answer, here's the place to do it!  Seriously how could not want to know mo...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:06:27 PST
Featured Author: Ashleyjlong http://www.instructables.com/community/Featured-Author-Ashleyjlong/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/742A/I5UXBDO4/FQR742AI5UXBDO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/742A/I5UXBDO4/FQR742AI5UXBDO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/742A/I5UXBDO4/FQR742AI5UXBDO4.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Hi everyone! Recently I had the joy of interviewing the author Ashleyjlong.  If you haven't read it yet just head on over here and read it, I'll wait... Now that you've returned this is your opportunity to ask any questions you have for Ashley!
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:05:00 PST
Maker City & Maker Festival in Mechelen, Belgium, March 19 to 22 http://www.instructables.com/community/Maker-City-Maker-Festival-in-Mechelen-Belgium-Marc/ 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 masynmachien The site is Dutch only, sadly enough: http://www.makers.be/content/save-date-mechelen-maker-city-maart-2015
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 11:55:42 PST
Have a heart and help Abigail heal. http://www.instructables.com/community/Help-a-Fellow-Community-Member/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/9J9D/I5S2FFB5/F049J9DI5S2FFB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/9J9D/I5S2FFB5/F049J9DI5S2FFB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/9J9D/I5S2FFB5/F049J9DI5S2FFB5.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Long-time Instructables member supersoftdrink and her family have been through a lot the past six years: her daughter has had four open heart surgeries and her husband suffers from anxiety & depression. A GiveForward campaign has been set up to help them get back on track and we hope that you consid...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 15:28:08 PST
Artists in Residence Exhibition at Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/community/Artists-in-Residence-Exhibition-at-Pier-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/GFM7/I5QN05LH/FTIGFM7I5QN05LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/GFM7/I5QN05LH/FTIGFM7I5QN05LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/GFM7/I5QN05LH/FTIGFM7I5QN05LH.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The annual Autodesk Artists in Residence Exhibition was held at Pier 9 in San Francisco from January 22-24, 2015. Check out some of the projects and learn more about the Artists in Residence (AiR) program here. (To see all AiR Instructables, follow the Artist in Residence group.) ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 13:50:16 PST
Pro Membership Giveaway (CLOSED) http://www.instructables.com/community/Pro-Membership-Giveaway-6/ 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 M3G Hey Instructables! Over the past few years I've grown to love this website. The community and content are so different from anywhere else on the web, and the awesome projects keep inspiring me to go make something. Now I want to give something back! I have twelve 3 month pro memberships to give away...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:43:39 PST
Hydrophobic music, dubstep windchimes, Smash Smash Revolution and etc @ Knox Makers Build Night w/ MaKey MaKey! http://www.instructables.com/community/Hydrophobic-music-dubstep-windchimes-Smash-Smash-R/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/HKW4/I5BSDJWX/FGNHKW4I5BSDJWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/HKW4/I5BSDJWX/FGNHKW4I5BSDJWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/HKW4/I5BSDJWX/FGNHKW4I5BSDJWX.SMALL.jpg smalltortoise Wow, what a month at Knox Makers! We were absolutely invaded by MaKey MaKeys at our hackerspace all throughout January. To start us off, we released a freebie project a little early to help out members and guests get some ideas, to drum up local support for our events, and to offer a fun + easy sta...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:01:29 PST
Antarctica-Bound Hybrid-Electric Hummers Visit Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/community/Antarctica-Bound-Hybrid-Electric-Hummers-Visit-Pie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLHM/I3VHAZOE/FTRPLHMI3VHAZOE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLHM/I3VHAZOE/FTRPLHMI3VHAZOE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/PLHM/I3VHAZOE/FTRPLHMI3VHAZOE.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Drive Around the World, a nonprofit founded in the Bay Area, revealed its latest innovation, a pair of hybrid­-electric Polar Traverse Vehicles, also known as the Zero South PTVs. These two unique vehicles are bound for a history­-making expedition across Antarctica and they came to Pier 9 today to...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:46:47 PST
Holiday Greetings http://www.instructables.com/community/Holiday-Greetings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Season's greetings to all.  I'm sure everyone is busy making something for this holiday season, whatever you celebrate or not, there are some good contests to enter... And would you believe I've been hanging around this place for 7 years already? Well, during years past there once was a greeting car...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:01:13 PST
Free Pro Memberships for "I made it" Comments (DONE) http://www.instructables.com/community/Free-Pro-Memberships-for-I-made-it-Comments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/48OI/I55MU67H/F3H48OII55MU67H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/48OI/I55MU67H/F3H48OII55MU67H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/48OI/I55MU67H/F3H48OII55MU67H.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia The "I made it" button is almost a year old! I love when someone posts their version of my ible. It leaves me feeling all warm and awesome inside. I want to encourage you to go out and spread some warm feelings by posting "I made it" comments on some instructables. For your effort, I'll send you a 3...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:07:50 PST
3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge Winners! http://www.instructables.com/community/3D-Printed-Ornament-Design-Challenge-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/IG5E/I38SBEQ7/F0LIG5EI38SBEQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/IG5E/I38SBEQ7/F0LIG5EI38SBEQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/IG5E/I38SBEQ7/F0LIG5EI38SBEQ7.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz We're very proud to announce the winners of the Instructables 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge. The White House chose five designs to be printed and displayed in the East Wing over the holidays. If you want to add a piece of White House history to your holiday tree this year, you can download an...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:30:41 PST
Show Me Your Epic Fail Projects! http://www.instructables.com/community/Show-Me-Your-Epic-Fail-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/FI2R/I35RB9DH/FOGFI2RI35RB9DH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/FI2R/I35RB9DH/FOGFI2RI35RB9DH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/FI2R/I35RB9DH/FOGFI2RI35RB9DH.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Any good maker will tell you to accept and embrace the process of iteration. And a natural product of that iterative process is failure. You learn a lot by trying something, being less-than-successful, and then attempting it again. It's the act of picking yourself up and trying again that helps diss...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:48:28 PST
Reflections on the Pier http://www.instructables.com/community/Reflections-on-the-Pier/ 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 syedrezaali Writing this is one of the hardest things to do. Writing this means that my artist-in-residence at Pier 9 has come to an end. What motivates me to keep writing is something that I learned and deeply embraced at the pier. The pier taught me that giving back to the community you're in is priceless and...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:26:59 PST
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