Instructables: exploring - - design - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 04:00:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Epoxy Clay Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Epoxy-Clay-Pendant/
Easy Epoxy Clay Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/BSH3/IBJTLLMC/FUCBSH3IBJTLLMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/BSH3/IBJTLLMC/FUCBSH3IBJTLLMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/BSH3/IBJTLLMC/FUCBSH3IBJTLLMC.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design While I love to use stamps in a lot of my artwork, I think I have the most fun stamping clay. This pendant project is especially easy when you use epoxy clay. Epoxy clay is a non-toxic, two part epoxy putty. It comes in many colors and is super durable. What You Need epoxy clay in the color of y...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:03:33 PDT
The Hive Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hive-Project/
The Hive Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5EIA/IBJTIYRT/F9F5EIAIBJTIYRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5EIA/IBJTIYRT/F9F5EIAIBJTIYRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5EIA/IBJTIYRT/F9F5EIAIBJTIYRT.SMALL.jpg sdekkers Each year I enjoy initiating a project for the purpose of personal development. I often use it low risk way to explore new mediums, materials or a subject matter that I know nothing about. I allow myself to experiment, deviate, start over and of course fail occasionally. This year I chose to pursu...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:03:17 PDT
Easy Sliding Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sliding-Lamp/
Easy Sliding Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/MSGQ/IB7RL2F5/FCXMSGQIB7RL2F5.SMALL.jpg randofo This easy sliding lamp uses tension to be easily repositioned vertically along a steel cable. The design was inspired by the Parentesi Lamp which I saw in the book Nomadic Furniture 2. While the design is very similar, my version uses easy-to-find parts such as a bike handlebar, exercise weights, an...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:46:03 PDT
3D Printing Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Basics/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:12:15 PDT
upcycle chair http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycle-chair/
upcycle chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SMALL.jpg acroart The redesigned your old and unused chairs The separation of chair parts You must separate the fragments and pieces of the Chair without breaking it, you should be careful to allocate.While the process of shredding common hand tools and muscle strength. Removing pieces of paint all the pieces, ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:25:41 PDT
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Rainbow-How-to-Colorize-from-Scratch/
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design This tutorial is all about making selections and colorizing parts of your digital artwork. you can use the techniques here to colorize anything. Or make the rainbow as shown and use it as a background, or a fill for type.I'll demonstrate with Photoshop, but you can use any decent image editing progr...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:06:55 PDT
Adaptive Playscapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Playscapes/
Adaptive Playscapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Z1WF/IB2BISQZ/FRAZ1WFIB2BISQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Z1WF/IB2BISQZ/FRAZ1WFIB2BISQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/Z1WF/IB2BISQZ/FRAZ1WFIB2BISQZ.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Adaptive Playscapes is a collaborative project between KIDMob, Public Workshop, California College of the Arts, and the Market Street Prototyping Festival in San Francisco. The goal was to create a kid-built, mobile, modular play structure to be installed publicly on Market Street in San Francisco. ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:33:38 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
ARENA | PLAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/M3GL/IB0MOPIX/F93M3GLIB0MOPIX.SMALL.jpg gotianse Arena | Play brings the ping pong table out from your aunt and uncle’s basement, neighbor’s garage, and nearly every tech startup’s conference room, and into San Francisco’s most public streetscape. The prototype arrives on Market with a twist: its hexagonal shape creates the opportunity for up to s...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
Easy Wallpaper Print Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wallpaper-Print-Art/
Easy Wallpaper Print Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SMALL.jpg hbridge88 Last year we bought our first home. Until recently, our guest room was rather drab. I wanted to spice up that room, but on a budget. I've always had this obsession with wallpaper and I wanted to see if I could make something elegant but modern with it for that space.Materials:White textured wallpape...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:40:11 PDT
Create your own peepSHOW http://www.instructables.com/id/MSPF-Peepshow-Prototype/
Create your own peepSHOW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6C7J/IAY1I49C/F176C7JIAY1I49C.SMALL.jpg peepshow peepSHOW is an urban viewing station that focuses the gaze and thoughts of a passersby onto obscure or concealed scenes on Market Street, creating moments for the user to contemplate his or her surroundings and acts to spur discussion and create shared experience. peepSHOW builds on the notion of a ...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:45:34 PDT
Be your own Graphic Designer http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-your-own-Graphic-Designer/
Be your own Graphic Designer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SMALL.jpg jimmychakarji This tutorial will teach you how to be your own graphic designerEasy and professionalUse your creativity, your own font, your own images, etcAll you need is your computer (mac or pc) and lots of ambition! Software You don't need fancy/expensive softwares in order to create a professional looking...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:20:58 PDT
Street Sketch Prototype Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Sketch-Prototype-Overview/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:49:43 PDT
Custom Skateboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skateboard-Deck/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:29:42 PDT
Paradise Inspired Bedroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Inspired-Bedroom/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:34:18 PDT
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kokedama-The-No-Hassle-Way/
How to Make a Kokedama - The No-Hassle Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/J19C/IAUWT4M8/F4GJ19CIAUWT4M8.SMALL.jpg Naturally Smart Stuff What's so great about kokedamas? a. If not displayed on a beautiful tray or plate, they can be hanged from the ceiling and save you tons of space. b. Just like bonsais, whether displayed in isolation or grouped together, Kokedamas offer a wow effect and at the same time a calmness to the room, wit...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 11:49:29 PDT
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineer-Your-Own-Electric-Motorcycle/
Engineer Your Own Electric Motorcycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XYII/IALXCYWA/F4RXYIIIALXCYWA.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike Converting a motorcycle to an electric vehicle is not as difficult as you might think. An EV conversion can be done with 100% off the shelf parts with the aid of various build instructions available for free on the internet. Lots of people have built these things before.But that's not to suggest tha...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:31:26 PDT
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbeest-Inspired-3D-Printable-Walking-Machine/
Strandbeest Inspired 3D Printable Walking Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/YGR8/IAQ0JOI5/FHHYGR8IAQ0JOI5.SMALL.jpg danowall1 This Instructable will guide you through the process of creating your very own walking machine. The design of this toy was inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest creatures, and combines 3D printing with some standard hardware to put the beauty of Jansen's walking mechanism in your hands. Parts Lis...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:33:25 PDT
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-an-Eye-Catching-Poster-Universal-Des/
How to Make an Eye-Catching Poster! (+ Universal Design Tips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/2X4U/IAG0GOG9/F9J2X4UIAG0GOG9.SMALL.jpg Koresephone A poster? Really? You say. Yes, a poster. Posters are practical, living in the city I see them constantly, school, work, the streets... It's one design element almost everyone uses and creates at some point. The important part is making your poster important. Eye-catching.Hold up, let me rephrase th...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 05:52:47 PDT
Sharpie Phone Backplate (Nexus 5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpied-Phone-Backplate-Nexus-5/
Sharpie Phone Backplate (Nexus 5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/OU0X/IAG0DKST/FUTOU0XIAG0DKST.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 Our phones are with us every day - they live in our pockets and connect us to the world, day in and day out. We probably hold our phones more often than we hold hands. We choose our phones based on tech-specs, build quality, and quite often "because everybody else has one". If "everybody else has on...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 02:43:38 PDT
Make and decorate a cake. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-and-decorate-a-cake/
Make and decorate a cake. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BGUI/IACE7KCZ/F41BGUIIACE7KCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BGUI/IACE7KCZ/F41BGUIIACE7KCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BGUI/IACE7KCZ/F41BGUIIACE7KCZ.SMALL.jpg cakedirections Step 1: Make cake batter and prepare pan I only use Duncan Hines cake mixPrepare batter as directed on box- with a few changes:* If you want the height of the layer to fill the pan, add almost ¼ cup more dry cake mix to the batter. (Duncan Hines decreased the size of their box mix and so now I keep ...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 15:58:35 PDT
Marsupial Chair - CNC milling from 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Marsupial-Chair-CNC-milling-from-3D-model/
Marsupial Chair - CNC milling from 3D model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SMALL.jpg DiogoP In the following steps - I'll quickly explain the process that I used to prototype an organic chair that I modelled in 3D software.I developed the prototype in the FabLab Lisboa: http://fablablisboa.ptAuthor: Diogo Pereira http://diogopereira.net Marsupial Chair:http://diogopereira.net/190570/...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:12:11 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Use Google Sketch-Up To Plan Woodworking Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Google-Sketch-Up-To-Plan-Woodworking-Projects/
Use Google Sketch-Up To Plan Woodworking Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VSUU/IA3YM64C/FZJVSUUIA3YM64C.SMALL.jpg yehyarocks One day I was wondering how I could easily visualize dimensions for a table without drawing it on pencil and paper (I'm a terrible artist). I then stumbled upon this fantastic program called Google Sketch-Up. With Sketch-Up, I was able to locate problems with my original dimensions (too long/short p...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:09:14 PDT
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Modern-Comic-Book-Display-Shelf/
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/G609/IA0WDU2X/F8CG609IA0WDU2X.SMALL.jpg dustin_little I have always wanted to display my comics for decorative purposes the problem was it is hard to get those little buggers to stand up! Solution! Two, seven foot long modern clean DIY comic books shelves for less that ten bucks a pop! Tools Table Saw for cutting a groove Jig Saw for cutting shapesS...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:16:21 PDT
CNC Interlocking Chair Design http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Interlocking-Chair-Design/
CNC Interlocking Chair Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SMALL.jpg Bmckenney223 This chair was a project for my IED (Intro to Engineering and Design) class. The objective of this project was to build a chair on inventor that didn't require anything to bond it together, and it had to support our teachers weight (approximately 200 lbs). Not only did we achieve those two goals, bu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:15:11 PDT
Homemade DIY 3D Printer Filament Extruder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-3D-Printer-Filament-Extruder/
Homemade DIY 3D Printer Filament Extruder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/CE93/I9YBUIBE/FKACE93I9YBUIBE.SMALL.jpg cpriolo14 This is a basic tutorial for building your very own filament extruder for under $200! This machine creates 1.75 mm filament but can be changed to make 3 mm filament if needed. Please leave comments if you have any questions!**If you like this, please vote for me! Just click on the "Vote" at the top ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 23:10:27 PDT
Professional Digital Photo Retouching http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-Digital-Photo-Retouching/
Professional Digital Photo Retouching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/V2E0/I9YR8MWE/F80V2E0I9YR8MWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/V2E0/I9YR8MWE/F80V2E0I9YR8MWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/V2E0/I9YR8MWE/F80V2E0I9YR8MWE.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design I've been a graphic designer since the IIci, so when I saw the mind for design challenge, my mind started spin with possibilities. While I utilize many cool techniques in my work, one of the most useful and asked for is digital retouching. Especially of photos. Especially of faces.I take pride in n...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 18:44:23 PDT
Let's build a Test Track! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-Test-Track/
Let's build a Test Track! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/L1N5/I9WTTIR0/FM0L1N5I9WTTIR0.SMALL.jpg al3may Alright everyone so last year I was tasked with designing and building an ATV / Side by Side test track for our new dealership location. Let's see how I got this accomplished, some of the main things I had to keep in mind was a used car lot section needed to go in and size limitations of the track ...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:26:32 PDT
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Build-Your-Own-Electric-RC-Airplane/
Design & Build Your Own Electric RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/IXM5/I9UEBAPQ/FZKIXM5I9UEBAPQ.SMALL.jpg APlane Here, I will show you how I made my twin motor RC airplane with a 75in (6.25ft) wingspan. These instructions will show you the basic ideas you need to think about and do when designing and building any RC Airplane. Find a Purpose For Your Aircraft Why do you want to build a model airplane in the...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 17:49:39 PDT
3D Printed Vase Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-3D-Print-a-Unique-Bouquete-Vase/
3D Printed Vase Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/RSTY/I9WYWRYW/FTHRSTYI9WYWRYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/RSTY/I9WYWRYW/FTHRSTYI9WYWRYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/RSTY/I9WYWRYW/FTHRSTYI9WYWRYW.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Hello everyone! I'd like to show you a design that you can 3D print to make your own vase! All you need is my 3D design file and some plastic water bottles*! I will show you two designs:• 3 Bottles Vase • 7 Bottles VaseThe design is very customisable and I hope you find it inspirational to make your...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 10:38:03 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson Since my wife and I are staring down kid #3, I figured it was about time to make a bunk bed so we can do the big bedroom shuffle before our new baby arrives. You may have noticed this bunk bed in the background of another project I did in conjunction -- Smart LED Lights, so I thought I might share ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
Design of Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-of-Automata/
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SMALL.gif Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
DIY 3D Cube Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3D-Cube-Puzzle/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 19:47:25 PDT
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Functional-Cardboard-Chair/
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QMBC/I9OSSSCW/FKFQMBCI9OSSSCW.SMALL.jpg CameronC8 Hey Guys! In this Instructable I will walk you guys through the design and build process of making a cardboard chair. This project was an assignment to me in design school, but it is a fun, cheap design challenge that really got me thinking about how to make chairs.Things you'll need: Corrugated Car...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:28:23 PDT
Head Pin Branch Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Pin-Branch-Earrings/
Head Pin Branch Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RPVG/I9M09641/F7ORPVGI9M09641.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RPVG/I9M09641/F7ORPVGI9M09641.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/RPVG/I9M09641/F7ORPVGI9M09641.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design These fun, dangly earrings have a lot of movement when worn and look much harder to make than they really are. Depending on the materials you choose, you can make them very cheaply. Or you can make a special pair of more expensive, elegant earrings. You can easily change the look by using different ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 11:23:40 PDT
10Amp Linear Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/10Amp-Linear-Power-Supply/
10Amp Linear Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/ZAPC/I9ISWWJ4/F9BZAPCI9ISWWJ4.SMALL.jpg vazerick Why do it for 3 when we can design for 10?! At college we were in charge of designing a 3 Amp power supply, but I was seeking for a challenge, not a grade!Overcomplicating this kind of “simple” projects can make your life a bit harder but way more exiting, and the rewards just have no price, you wil...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 21:06:27 PDT
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Tact-Low-cost-Advanced-Prosthetic-Hand/
Tact: Low-cost, Advanced Prosthetic Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/HWYO/I9GWFJ05/FDGHWYOI9GWFJ05.SMALL.jpg Patrick S In this instructable I'll show you how to make Tact, a low-cost, open-source prosthetic hand. Tact exceeds other open-source prosthetic hand models in several ways: it costs only $100 for all components ($250 to also add myoelectric control), can be assembled using only one hand and a clamp, achieve...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 11:34:06 PDT
Easy Designs - Turtle Graphics Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Designs-Turtle-Graphics-Python/
Easy Designs - Turtle Graphics Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DM50/I9FGR6CY/FHEDM50I9FGR6CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DM50/I9FGR6CY/FHEDM50I9FGR6CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/DM50/I9FGR6CY/FHEDM50I9FGR6CY.SMALL.jpg Ins Trucktibles Look at the beauty of the pictures. It is things like these that got me into turtle. To be honest, I was an MS Logo fan at the age of 7, so when I read up on a similar thing called 'Turtle', I was naturally skeptical. Not any more.Generally, the elite programmers brush off turtle as 'primitive', but...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 00:34:36 PDT
Laser Cut Birdhouse Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Birdhouse-Design/
Laser Cut Birdhouse Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/YWS5/I9E1DDHL/FZWYWS5I9E1DDHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/YWS5/I9E1DDHL/FZWYWS5I9E1DDHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/YWS5/I9E1DDHL/FZWYWS5I9E1DDHL.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Laser cutting a super clean and simple way to make great and detailed cuts and designs in manymany ways.I am mostly experimenting on jewelry using this machine, but for this tutorial i tried something else.So welcome to my LASER CUT BIRD HOUSE DESIGN tutorial!! You need.. You don't need much to ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 09:53:58 PDT
Make an Idea Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Idea-Board/
Make an Idea Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JQ2I/I99R1R7E/F13JQ2II99R1R7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JQ2I/I99R1R7E/F13JQ2II99R1R7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JQ2I/I99R1R7E/F13JQ2II99R1R7E.SMALL.jpg dstmartinmaker With an inexpensive piece of hardboard panel (sometimes called shower board) you can create handy whiteboards. They are designed to be held with ether hand like an artists palette. They hang nicely on our tool wall inviting students to use them like any other tool in the design and making process. Y...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 13:00:34 PDT
Build a playset: Super summer kid activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-playset-Super-summer-kid-activities/
Build a playset: Super summer kid activities - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/RDLU/I99R26U3/F69RDLUI99R26U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/RDLU/I99R26U3/F69RDLUI99R26U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/RDLU/I99R26U3/F69RDLUI99R26U3.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife When school is out you need summer kid activities to keep the kids from morphing into their electronics. Plus you want to get outside and do some DIY, so here’s a backyard play set that does both.This play set is geared for littler kids—no swings, ship’s bow, or moving parts. But it can be fun for k...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:34:10 PDT
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Valance-Clip-for-wood-blinds/
A Better Valance Clip for wood blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J6FE/I93FFHZU/FAYJ6FEI93FFHZU.SMALL.jpg dstmartinmaker Those invisible clips that disguise the top part of your window blinds are called Valance Clips. They come in all shapes and sizes, and are inexplicably over-built, but flimsy at the same time. Using Adobe Illustrator, I've designed a more robust and simpler version that should fit most wood-molding...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 16:50:51 PDT
WALKWAY RE-DESIGN & INSTALLATION http://www.instructables.com/id/WALKWAY-RE-DESIGN-INSTALLATION/
WALKWAY RE-DESIGN & INSTALLATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/VT2I/I95GPCDJ/FJOVT2II95GPCDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/VT2I/I95GPCDJ/FJOVT2II95GPCDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/VT2I/I95GPCDJ/FJOVT2II95GPCDJ.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex For a lot of people the thought of Landscaping your property yourself can be daunting and most home owners will contract out the work to a landscape company which will make your property look great but comes with a hefty price tag. In this instructable I will show you the steps anyone can take to t...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 08:04:32 PDT
Folded Book Art Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Book-Art-Tutorial/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:15:48 PDT
GPS Tracker for Alzheimer's Patients http://www.instructables.com/id/GPS-Tracker-for-Alzheimers-Patients/
GPS Tracker for Alzheimer's Patients - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/5XX8/I92LT514/FCP5XX8I92LT514.SMALL.jpg LoganP2 First a thank you to my Team members Sean Halloran and Gvozden Suvajlo, they came up with this idea and executed it, this project would not be possible without their ideas and skills.The GPS tracking device is composed of a micro controller, GPS module, cell module, and batteriesall housed in a 3D p...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 09:57:14 PDT
DIY How To Paint T-shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-To-Paint-T-shirts/
DIY How To Paint T-shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UHAU/I8YBIGJS/F66UHAUI8YBIGJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UHAU/I8YBIGJS/F66UHAUI8YBIGJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/UHAU/I8YBIGJS/F66UHAUI8YBIGJS.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Painting your own t-shirts is a great way to have some fun and make a bold, personal statement. There are lots of different ways to paint your shirt, so I wanted to go over a couple of ideas of how to do it.I was curious if regular paint would work well on t-shirts so I tried a lot of different kind...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:32:39 PDT
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Singlespeed-Conversion-SSC/
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/GH4I/I8VGMHLY/FB1GH4II8VGMHLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/GH4I/I8VGMHLY/FB1GH4II8VGMHLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/GH4I/I8VGMHLY/FB1GH4II8VGMHLY.SMALL.jpg jenspen A Singlespeed bicycle, is a type of bicycle with a single gear ratio. The one-speed revolution actually involves two different styles of bikes, singlespeeds and fixed gears, also known as a fixie. These are not the same thing, although they have much in common. As long as the back wheel on a fixed g...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:43:40 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Anemone Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Anemone-Lampshade/
Anemone Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/PI49/I8UUUF1I/FTUPI49I8UUUF1I.SMALL.jpg RobBensch This is one of the 3D-Printed lamps I developed during my Master Project in sweden and sell in my own shop and studio in bavaria, germany. This version is optimized to be printed on any FDM-Printer, as all parts are easily adjusted with a flat side on the build platform. Furthermore this set is made...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:43:26 PDT