Instructables: forumTopic - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:16:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Latest Kickstarter http://www.instructables.com/community/Latest-Kickstarter/ 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 Mrballeng Hey Everyone, It’s been a year since I last launched a project on Kickstarter. Now that the dust has settled from the all the excitement (and learning curve), my brother and I are jumping back into the arena. I took all the documentation from “Doughnut Safe” and put it into a new campaign. Other id...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:02:18 PDT
Tumblr: Hit 30,000 Followers! http://www.instructables.com/community/Tumblr-Hit-30000-Followers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/VMT8/HTQN7N6T/FLPVMT8HTQN7N6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/VMT8/HTQN7N6T/FLPVMT8HTQN7N6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/VMT8/HTQN7N6T/FLPVMT8HTQN7N6T.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Tumblr Gif for everyone!
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 21:40:16 PDT
Featured Author: bricobart http://www.instructables.com/community/Featured-Author-bricobart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HOF3/HTJPAH07/F0JHOF3HTJPAH07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HOF3/HTJPAH07/F0JHOF3HTJPAH07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/HOF3/HTJPAH07/F0JHOF3HTJPAH07.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Hey everyone!  Check out our latest featured author interview, bricobart!  Got something to say?  Questions you wish I asked?  Now's your chance!  Share it here!
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 14:04:40 PDT
About Page Updated http://www.instructables.com/community/About-Page-Updated/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LB8T/HTK2GKL2/FQ9LB8THTK2GKL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LB8T/HTK2GKL2/FQ9LB8THTK2GKL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/LB8T/HTK2GKL2/FQ9LB8THTK2GKL2.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick The about page has been updated.  Check it out :) http://www.instructables.com/about/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 11:23:12 PDT
Coming Soon: EVERY Instructable, one massive book http://www.instructables.com/community/Coming-Soon-EVERY-Instructable-one-massive-book/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KGS9/HTEUGO93/FU0KGS9HTEUGO93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KGS9/HTEUGO93/FU0KGS9HTEUGO93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/KGS9/HTEUGO93/FU0KGS9HTEUGO93.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast [edit: this isn't real, but it would be awesome] In the interest of helping out our amazing community of authors, we’ve decided to make all of Instructables available for download in a single PDF document. That way when the EMPs hit or the grid goes down, you’ll have all the chicken rearing, solar ...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:57:11 PDT
3D Printers for Special Needs Makers http://www.instructables.com/community/3D-Printers-for-Special-Needs-Makers/ 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 Cameron is a wheelchair-bound maker in Colorado using 3D Printing.  He's especially interested in creating a head motion-controlled robotic arm that would use 3D Printing to make the brackets and fixtures to mount a portable system onto a wheelchair.  This robotic arm would really help people like C...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:42:31 PDT
List of Upcoming Contests (updated 3/26/14) 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
Who's Who in the AiR Program http://www.instructables.com/community/Whos-Who-in-the-AiR-Program/ 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 Nesserz Check out the talented artists we have in the AiR Program - For a full size view, click here.
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:34:10 PDT
2014 - Arduino Day! http://www.instructables.com/community/2014-Arduino-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/ZS1D/HT559S1L/F0CZS1DHT559S1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/ZS1D/HT559S1L/F0CZS1DHT559S1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/ZS1D/HT559S1L/F0CZS1DHT559S1L.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Hey guys! This Saturday, March 29 2014 is Arduino Day!  What are some of your favorite Arduino projects?  I am personally a fan of the Twittering Office Chair, The Arduino Step Sequencer, and this Tiny Arduino Laser Cutter (so cute!). If you want a good place to start with Arduino, check ou...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:05:06 PDT
If you see tinned meat... http://www.instructables.com/community/If-you-see-tinned-meat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/B95B/FFRD3ZF1/FFPB95BFFRD3ZF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/B95B/FFRD3ZF1/FFPB95BFFRD3ZF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/B95B/FFRD3ZF1/FFPB95BFFRD3ZF1.SMALL.jpg Kiteman You may have noticed another rash of spam over the weekend. It seems "they" found a way around the filters, which the development team have not yet solved.  Generally, if you see spam, either in the forums or as actual instructables, the best thing to do is to hit the flag button and move on. If yo...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:31:48 PDT
Say Hello at the Maker Faire Sat May 17 http://www.instructables.com/community/Say-Hello-at-the-Maker-Faire-Sat-May-17/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/34Y8/HT29IBMV/FSM34Y8HT29IBMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/34Y8/HT29IBMV/FSM34Y8HT29IBMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/34Y8/HT29IBMV/FSM34Y8HT29IBMV.SMALL.jpg iceng If you are a published instructable Author going to the San Mateo Maker Faire ....  I would like to meet you. Just sign in here, Seek me out there, http://makerfaire.com/bay-area-2014/ Say Hello and I will hand you a Lucky-penny like http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucky-Penny-4-You/ This offer last...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:50:14 PDT
Silhouette Print & Cut Promotion! http://www.instructables.com/community/Silhouette-Print-Cut-Promotion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/1W2E/HSXOBLJ6/F521W2EHSXOBLJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/1W2E/HSXOBLJ6/F521W2EHSXOBLJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/1W2E/HSXOBLJ6/F521W2EHSXOBLJ6.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick **Winner Chosen and has responded!  Thanks for Participating in the giveaway!**   Don't forget that the Silhouette Print and Cut Promotion is still going on and will continue until March 31st!  See below for promotional deals! If you haven't used the print and cut feature before, it is pretty aw...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:52:05 PDT
Eric Wilhelm and Christy Canida on Popular Mechanics http://www.instructables.com/community/Eric-Whilhelm-and-Christy-Canida-on-Popular-Mechan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/MEM4/HSVT9XH3/F50MEM4HSVT9XH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/MEM4/HSVT9XH3/F50MEM4HSVT9XH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/MEM4/HSVT9XH3/F50MEM4HSVT9XH3.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Check out Christy Canida & Eric Wilhelm on Popular Mechanics website for the article: 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream   "More than the work he did at MIT while earning a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, it was his passion for kite surfing that led Wilhelm to create Instructab...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:00:27 PDT
10 Pranks from Instructables HQ http://www.instructables.com/community/10-Pranks-from-Instructables-HQ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PSYJ/HSRTGF8T/FPBPSYJHSRTGF8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PSYJ/HSRTGF8T/FPBPSYJHSRTGF8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PSYJ/HSRTGF8T/FPBPSYJHSRTGF8T.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast It’s not yet the middle of March, which means plenty of time for planning and executing the perfect April Fools Day prank. (Also, there’s a contest you should enter if you’ve got a great prank to share.) HQ has been batting around prank ideas for a solid month, and Mikeasaurus is about to ruin a ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:26:35 PDT
Fun Facts about Pi Day http://www.instructables.com/community/Fun-Facts-about-Pi-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/89N6/HSM519OO/FWI89N6HSM519OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/89N6/HSM519OO/FWI89N6HSM519OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/89N6/HSM519OO/FWI89N6HSM519OO.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast The Pi Day Pie Contest is open until March 31st. Share a pie recipe to win a stand mixer. There's even a special judge's prize for the best pi-themed decoration. This year's Pi Day is special, because it's Pi Day ALL MONTH LONG. The third month of the fourteenth year (3/14) lasts for the duration...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:33:40 PDT
Call for mentors and students for Google Summer of Code 2014! Google awards stipends of US$5500 to selected students http://www.instructables.com/community/Call-for-mentors-and-students-for-Google-Summer-of/ 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 hornig AerospaceResearch.net[0] accepts applications for mentors and students for Google Summer of Code (GSOC) 2014, now! As a mentor, you can realize your space software, and as a student you are coding it during the summer and are paid US$5500 by Google for it! The application period for Mentors is open...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 15:27:01 PST
20% Discount to Freetronics http://www.instructables.com/community/20-Discount-to-Freetronics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/BVL6/HSM4ZWYR/FCGBVL6HSM4ZWYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/BVL6/HSM4ZWYR/FCGBVL6HSM4ZWYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/BVL6/HSM4ZWYR/FCGBVL6HSM4ZWYR.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Freetronics is offering a 20% discount to Instructables authors through May 5. Just enter code "INSTRUCTABLES" at check out. Feel free to buy some materials and enter the Arduino Contest!!!!
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:56:20 PDT
Year-to-Data, March 2014 http://www.instructables.com/community/Year-to-Data-March-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/TT6G/HSHQQL99/FZJTT6GHSHQQL99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/TT6G/HSHQQL99/FZJTT6GHSHQQL99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/TT6G/HSHQQL99/FZJTT6GHSHQQL99.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast tl;dr: Check out this pie chart that shows the distribution of projects published in 2014 by category. The outer ring shows the channel within the category that had the highest volume of entries, along with the year to date project count. Do you ever wonder how the projects on Instructables are d...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 15:48:30 PST
New Paracord Channel! http://www.instructables.com/community/New-Paracord-Channel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7JWC/HRTKHFFE/FKZ7JWCHRTKHFFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7JWC/HRTKHFFE/FKZ7JWCHRTKHFFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7JWC/HRTKHFFE/FKZ7JWCHRTKHFFE.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Check out the new PARACORD Channel we have added to the Outside Category! Then enter the Paracord Contest!
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:41:34 PST
Are you interested in visiting us at Pier 9? Let us know! http://www.instructables.com/community/Visit-Instructables-at-Pier-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4TR6/HRI8X9O2/FLE4TR6HRI8X9O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4TR6/HRI8X9O2/FLE4TR6HRI8X9O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/4TR6/HRI8X9O2/FLE4TR6HRI8X9O2.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick We want to know if you are interested in visiting us!  If enough people chime in, we'll be sure to set up another day for you to come by! ----------------- Past Visit ----------------- We want you to come visit us at Pier 9, so we are organizing a get together for 30 people* to come by for a tour!...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:17:28 PST
CraftTeen.com: Crafts for Teens http://www.instructables.com/community/CraftTeencom-Crafts-for-Teens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/HR5I/HRI8V9FT/FVBHR5IHRI8V9FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/HR5I/HRI8V9FT/FVBHR5IHRI8V9FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/HR5I/HRI8V9FT/FVBHR5IHRI8V9FT.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead I just discovered a curated aggregator that's full of fun crafts for teens and likely tweens.  Check it out:  CraftTeen.com And they accept submissions to be featured if you're a teen making something for other teens or if you've got a project that would be great for their audience.
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:00:16 PST
The Makerlympics Contest has started! http://www.instructables.com/community/The-Makerlympics-Contest-has-started/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/C481/HR4ST1AU/FVEC481HR4ST1AU.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hi everyone! In honor of the 2014 Quadrennial International Winter Sporting Competition being held in Russia, we're holding a competition of our own. This is going to be a totally different kind of contest from the sort we normally run - the winners will be entirely up to the staff here at HQ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:46:26 PST
March 2014 Build Night - Voltaic Systems Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/community/March-2014-Build-Night-Voltaic-Systems-Solar-Panel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OPUI/HR4SU7J8/FHWOPUIHR4SU7J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OPUI/HR4SU7J8/FHWOPUIHR4SU7J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OPUI/HR4SU7J8/FHWOPUIHR4SU7J8.SMALL.jpg Carleyy 15 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: Tuesday, February 11 This is NOT first come first serve. We will be reviewing your application + past build night participation (does not apply if you’re new to build night program) to determine eligibility. We will follow up with you by February 13 to let yo...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:57:43 PST
Do you need a manual for an old power tool? Try this site! http://www.instructables.com/community/Do-you-need-a-manual-for-an-old-power-tool-Try-thi/ 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 Mr_Liss I inherited a circa 1980 Craftsman router and circa 1985 Craftsman router table from my Dad, who died last September. Since Sears seems to be on life support and I think the plug might get pulled on them, I had a look on their support pages for these manuals, while I still can. They sell parts fo...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 01:56:55 PST
Site update - January 29, 2014 http://www.instructables.com/community/Site-update-January-29-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GK2L/HR0AQKHJ/FSNGK2LHR0AQKHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GK2L/HR0AQKHJ/FSNGK2LHR0AQKHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GK2L/HR0AQKHJ/FSNGK2LHR0AQKHJ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Site Update! Maybe you noticed that we've have a pretty significant site update. Following in the footsteps of the new commenting features, here's what's new! (editor) Publish new Instructable with same title as existing featured Instructable, get prompted to choose again. (editor) More de...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:16:13 PST
Positions available at Instructables http://www.instructables.com/community/Positions-available-at-Instructables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XP7N/FYNTAB7G/FT8XP7NFYNTAB7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XP7N/FYNTAB7G/FT8XP7NFYNTAB7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XP7N/FYNTAB7G/FT8XP7NFYNTAB7G.SMALL.gif ewilhelm All postings are active as of March 21, 2014. In-House Makers Wanted! 3D Modeling / 3D Printing Ninja Requirements: Expert at Maya, 3DS Max, or Inventor Experience with 3D Printing Strong sense of aesthetics Understands internet culture and memes Undaunted by short deadlin...
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Thu, 27 Jul 2006 23:21:25 PDT
Robot Shirt Hall of Fame! http://www.instructables.com/community/Robot-Shirt-Hall-of-Fame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DZWJ/HQP84C99/F1FDZWJHQP84C99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DZWJ/HQP84C99/F1FDZWJHQP84C99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/DZWJ/HQP84C99/F1FDZWJHQP84C99.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Hey Guys! One of my favorite things to see while I'm pouring over projects on the site is images of makers wearing their Instructables T-shirt while they are making stuff! So today, I am reaching out to YOU, YES YOU!!! to post your Instructables Robot -T-shirt-Selfie to this forum post. I would li...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:10:36 PST
Call for contest judges http://www.instructables.com/community/Call-for-contest-judges/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/Q0YN/HQOJ862M/F7RQ0YNHQOJ862M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/Q0YN/HQOJ862M/F7RQ0YNHQOJ862M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/Q0YN/HQOJ862M/F7RQ0YNHQOJ862M.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hi everyone! You might have noticed we're running tons of contests these days. We need judges more than ever to make sure our contests keep running smoothly and fairly! The judging process is fairly simple and normally involves looking at 15-36 finalists per contests and rating them on a scale fro...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:33:15 PST
My experience as an AIR http://www.instructables.com/community/My-experience-as-an-AIR/ 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 Tanner W Wow! What an experience. Probably the most enjoyable, action packed, creativity-loaded 2 months of my life.  I have been tinkering in what I used to call shops; building, hacking, creating, for as long as I can remember but this... this was more than I had ever dreamed. The residency program at Inst...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 10:51:39 PST
An embarrassment of riches http://www.instructables.com/community/An-embarrassment-of-riches/ 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 rachel I was an Artist in Residence at Instructables from September-December 2013, and words cannot express how wonderful it was.  Instructables has recently built out what I can only imagine is the world's greatest general use workshop, at Autodesk's Pier 9 facility.  You are probably aware of this shop i...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:33:14 PST
Join the Drawing & Art group! http://www.instructables.com/community/Join-the-Drawing-Art-group/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/OTV5/HFD1CWOP/FH6OTV5HFD1CWOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/OTV5/HFD1CWOP/FH6OTV5HFD1CWOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/OTV5/HFD1CWOP/FH6OTV5HFD1CWOP.SMALL.jpg ReneediCherri Hey everyone! My name is Renée and I love to draw. If you haven't already, feel free to submit your art instructables to the group! Let's make more stuff and share our techniques. You can add your art themed instructable by clicking on this button in the sidebar:
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:02:59 PDT
New release - new commenting! http://www.instructables.com/community/New-release-new-commenting/ 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 mikeasaurus There's been a new release of the site! Read more below and leave your thoughts in the new comments section. The commenting has changed slightly, there is now no "rich editor button". It's been replaced by highlighting the text and the formatting options float on top. Also when commenting, when you...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 18:11:23 PST
Craftster Contest with Instructables Prizes! http://www.instructables.com/community/Craftster-Contest-with-Instructables-Prizes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/3CVB/HQ8BEVMF/FX43CVBHQ8BEVMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/3CVB/HQ8BEVMF/FX43CVBHQ8BEVMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/3CVB/HQ8BEVMF/FX43CVBHQ8BEVMF.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Craftster is running a contest with prizes we provided for them! You should check it out, but here are the basic guidelines for entering: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is New Year, New Uses!  Your challenge this month is to bring new life to an old object in your home.  The obje...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 10:38:34 PST
London 'Iblers meetup with Eric! http://www.instructables.com/community/London-Iblers-meetup-with-Eric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T48Z/HQ45AW7F/F4XT48ZHQ45AW7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T48Z/HQ45AW7F/F4XT48ZHQ45AW7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/T48Z/HQ45AW7F/F4XT48ZHQ45AW7F.SMALL.gif PKM Eric Wilhelm is in London this week. We thought we'd capitalise (a ha ha) on this and, in fine British tradition, go to the pub.  All members are welcome- the destination is the Mug House, London Bridge on Friday 10th of January.  Kiteman and I will be at Liverpool St. station at around 7:00pm, or y...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 16:36:33 PST
2013 Accomplishments and 2014 Resolutions! http://www.instructables.com/community/2013-Accomplishments-and-2014-Resolutions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/K0LO/HPU6ZXMS/F3JK0LOHPU6ZXMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/K0LO/HPU6ZXMS/F3JK0LOHPU6ZXMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/K0LO/HPU6ZXMS/F3JK0LOHPU6ZXMS.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick The New Year is almost here!  Does everyone have awesome plans and resolutions?  How about, what did you accomplish this year; new job, Instructable milestones?  Even sharing a resolution from last year that you accomplished counts! Nothing is too big or too small to share! I'll get the ball rolli...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:52:33 PST
Interesting Work http://www.instructables.com/community/Interesting-Work/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DBP5/HP5F5FLE/FNCDBP5HP5F5FLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DBP5/HP5F5FLE/FNCDBP5HP5F5FLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/DBP5/HP5F5FLE/FNCDBP5HP5F5FLE.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Surfing the web I found the following Chilean feat: http://ludens.cl/paradise/turbine/turbine.html The dude has done an awesome work, It deserves to be known by Instructables's community, do you think?
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:18:42 PST
Instructables Android Beta Test Dec. 2013 http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-Android-Beta-Test-Dec-2013/ 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 wilgubeast Happy December Instructables users, Are you using our Instructables Android app? In order to make our products better, we cordially invite you to join our Android R1.3 Beta testing. We are interested in your feedback and have provided the beta version for download. The whole UI is re-designed in R...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:34:27 PST
Instructables on Jeopardy! http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-on-Jeopardy/ 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 audreyobscura You guys! How cool is this?! We were on Jeopardy a few weeks back.   Of course we were a clue for the clue for describing an AMAZING DIY resource Thanks Alex Trebek, I could listen to you say "Instructables" all day long.
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 15:14:33 PST
January 2014 Build Night with Cool Neon http://www.instructables.com/community/January-2014-Build-Night-with-Cool-Neon/ 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 10 SPACES AVAILABLE Deadline to sign up: Wednesday, December 11 This is NOT first come first serve. We will be reviewing your application + past build night participation (does not apply if you’re new to build night program) to determine eligibility. We will follow up with you by December 13 to let ...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 15:53:13 PST
Instructables Enhancer http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-Enhancer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/2731/HOPQDR7Z/FJE2731HOPQDR7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/2731/HOPQDR7Z/FJE2731HOPQDR7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/2731/HOPQDR7Z/FJE2731HOPQDR7Z.SMALL.jpg Sorunome I moved this Enhancer here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Enhancer-a-userscript-that-enhances-/ Hello, this is a userscript I made that enhances instructables. It features settings and update notification. What is a userscript? A userscript is a little script (javascript) that t...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 16:18:00 PDT
Adafruit's biggest sale of the year - free stuff and discount! http://www.instructables.com/community/Adafruits-biggest-sale-of-the-year-free-stuff-and-/ 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 adafruit free stuff + 10% off, use code blackfriday http://www.adafruit.com/free free ups ground $75 or more free pcb ruler $99 or more free trinket 5v $250 or more free raspberry pi $350 ore more for bitcoin black friday (http://www.bitcoinblackfriday.com/) also doing 10% off for bitcoin customers, code i...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:00:59 PST
Silhouette Black Friday Promotion! http://www.instructables.com/community/Silhouette-Giveaway-Easy-Entry/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ORID/HOHY6EYP/FAJORIDHOHY6EYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ORID/HOHY6EYP/FAJORIDHOHY6EYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/ORID/HOHY6EYP/FAJORIDHOHY6EYP.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Our latest winner has responded!!! Thank you everyone for participating! It is Promotion Time! All you need to get any of the following awesome deals is our super secret special code for Instructable authors only! Ready? Do you want to know it? ,,, ,,, It is... INSTRUCTABLES Just go here to...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:38:48 PST
My 2 Months as an AiR http://www.instructables.com/community/My-2-Months-as-an-AiR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/PSJH/HO0Q56GI/FUOPSJHHO0Q56GI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/PSJH/HO0Q56GI/FUOPSJHHO0Q56GI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/PSJH/HO0Q56GI/FUOPSJHHO0Q56GI.SMALL.jpg tessalene I read through all of the 'my time as an AIR' posts to get inspiration and to dial my thoughts on what to write. There was one common theme amongst them all - Being an AIR at Instructables is the most awesomely incredible experience! There are so many thoughts running through my head and heart at t...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:27:28 PST
Captcha Troubles - Read me! http://www.instructables.com/community/Captcha-Troubles-Read-me/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/LXFO/HNXRTSTD/FA5LXFOHNXRTSTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/LXFO/HNXRTSTD/FA5LXFOHNXRTSTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/LXFO/HNXRTSTD/FA5LXFOHNXRTSTD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus November 14, 2013 We're currently dealing with the known (and serious) problem of the Captcha no appearing correctly, this is a site-wide issue affecting many members. While we fix things on our end, you may be able to get the Captcha to appear by: Ensuring you have all script-blocking add-...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:04:06 PST
Judge the Instructables Staff! http://www.instructables.com/community/Judge-the-Instructables-Staff/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/AXHO/HNTTG0V1/F1AAXHOHNTTG0V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/AXHO/HNTTG0V1/F1AAXHOHNTTG0V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/AXHO/HNTTG0V1/F1AAXHOHNTTG0V1.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura **EDIT: JUDGING IS NOW CLOSED!** Hey guys! Have you always wanted to judge the Instructables staff upon what they make? Or find out what it's like to judge our contests? Well, do we have the opportunity for you! Halloween is our busiest time of year, and we do our best to go all-out. This year...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:31:21 PST
What kinds of contests do YOU want to see on Instructables? http://www.instructables.com/community/What-kinds-of-contests-do-YOU-want-to-see-on-Instr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/HQHM/HNM4GEY8/FTBHQHMHNM4GEY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/HQHM/HNM4GEY8/FTBHQHMHNM4GEY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/HQHM/HNM4GEY8/FTBHQHMHNM4GEY8.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hi everyone! As we're planning contests for the next year, we wanted to get suggestions and feedback on the types of contests we're running. :D Is there a contest we ran years ago you'd like to see again? Any contests you're sick of? A weekly challenge you'd like us to expand on? Do you want the co...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 21:27:30 PST
Who would win in a fight, Yoda or Dumbledore? http://www.instructables.com/community/Who-would-win-in-a-fight-Yoda-or-Dumbledore/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/LLZP/GAA0EQEV/FRNLLZPGAA0EQEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/LLZP/GAA0EQEV/FRNLLZPGAA0EQEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/LLZP/GAA0EQEV/FRNLLZPGAA0EQEV.SMALL.jpg FFVIIBOY OK, 2 of the coolest people in history are Yoda the little green Jedi and Dumbledore the old wizard. But in a fight between the 2, who would win? I just cant decide
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Sun, 13 Jun 2010 12:54:42 PDT
BIME Hack Day http://www.instructables.com/community/BIME-Hack-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/CQ7L/HN81YXQ0/FM0CQ7LHN81YXQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/CQ7L/HN81YXQ0/FM0CQ7LHN81YXQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/CQ7L/HN81YXQ0/FM0CQ7LHN81YXQ0.SMALL.jpg dani9l Nace BIME Hack Day!!!! El mayor encuentro unconference del estado, especialmente creado para fomentar la CREATIVIDAD y la INVENCIÓN y que reunirá a amantes de la musica y las nuevas tecnologías con los profesionales de las empresas más destacadas en este sector. Dos jornadas en las que MAKERS, HACK...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 16:22:07 PDT
Happy Halloween from Instructables HQ! http://www.instructables.com/community/Happy-Halloween-from-Instructables-HQ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ZNG9/HNE3VQ51/FGRZNG9HNE3VQ51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ZNG9/HNE3VQ51/FGRZNG9HNE3VQ51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ZNG9/HNE3VQ51/FGRZNG9HNE3VQ51.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick We just wanted to share some of the awesome costumes that have popped so far today at Pier 9! Please share what you are wearing today in the comments!  And share links to your tutorials! Check out some of the Instructables too! Disco Outfit Vanellope Von Schweets Interactive Instagram Costume
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:04:30 PDT
Instructables in Chinese, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish! http://www.instructables.com/community/Instructables-in-Chinese-German-Japanese-Portugues/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/J1ZL/HMVJGLJ6/FR6J1ZLHMVJGLJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/J1ZL/HMVJGLJ6/FR6J1ZLHMVJGLJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/J1ZL/HMVJGLJ6/FR6J1ZLHMVJGLJ6.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Here's some exciting news. Instructables is now available in five new languages!: Chinese, German, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish! These aren't linked anywhere from the English version of the site, and there are errors and bugs, but we're ready for you to start checking it out and helping us mak...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:57:55 PDT