Instructables: exploring - - design - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:48:58 PST BLOX v1.01 Vinyl Record Holiday Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Holiday-Tree/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:34:00 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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By: tinygeek

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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 07:24:35 PST
How to make a Bagatelle board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bagatelle-board/
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By: timcaird

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:47:40 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SMALL.jpg fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
"To Infinity & Beyond!" [Making a Correx SpacePod to boldly go to Space and back] http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Infinity-Beyond-Making-a-Correx-SpacePod-to-bol/
"To Infinity & Beyond!" [Making a Correx SpacePod to boldly go to Space and back] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude I was part of a team at DesignSpark, tasked with sending a Superman figurine to Space in a SpacePod, then have him 'jump out' of the pod and free-fall back to earth. I was responsible for making a SpacePod capable of surviving the assent (-40C, wind, rain, cosmic radiation), and ensuring that the 4K...
By: Hey Jude

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:53:08 PST
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Make Waterproof Prototypes [From Sheet Correx] http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Waterproof-Prototypes-From-Sheet-Correx/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:28:41 PST
striped wood stool http://www.instructables.com/id/striped-wood-stool/
striped wood stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To add a nice colour effect to a wood stool, a friend of mine had the smart idea to insert some coloured stripes in the wood board.As you can see from the picture, the effect is really cool. Although a good result is mainly obtained with a good artistic talent, I will here describe the steps of the ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:23:23 PST
The Christmas State of Mind Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-State-of-Mind-Ornament/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 01:39:57 PST
Cart Cup Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Cart-Cup-Clip/
Cart Cup Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/W8NJ/I1TNAIXT/FQ2W8NJI1TNAIXT.SMALL.jpg howellrl Have you ever tried to hold your drink in one hand and push a shopping cart with the other? Have you set a drink down in your cart and had it spill all over? The Cart Cup Clip can help. Just simply clip it anywhere on a shopping cart and you no longer have to worry! With its durable design formed on...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:31:10 PDT
Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece/ Planters/ Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Pumpkin-Centerpiece-Planters-Gift/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:22:21 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Simple Leather Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Leather-Briefcase/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 01:02:30 PDT
How to make a Minecraft Dirt Block Tissue Box Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Minecraft-Dirt-Block-Tissue-Box-Cove/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 04:44:31 PDT
Laser Cut Portable Chair - Plus Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plus-Chair-Kit/
Laser Cut Portable Chair - Plus Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/KPKG/I0PYXVBJ/FFIKPKGI0PYXVBJ.SMALL.jpg ryo.kosaka.10 Material:plywood 3mm 910*1820 1sheet or 300*450mm 12sheets Cutting Assembling Packing & Loading Making Coffee
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:05:59 PDT
Designing and Building Beautiful RC Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Building-Beautiful-RC-Airplane/
Designing and Building Beautiful RC Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/F9TX/HZJOLPCD/F9VF9TXHZJOLPCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/F9TX/HZJOLPCD/F9VF9TXHZJOLPCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/F9TX/HZJOLPCD/F9VF9TXHZJOLPCD.SMALL.jpg Jason9198 Hello everyone this is my first Instructable but I am excited and eager to share with all of the great people on here how to design and build a remote control airplane. Aviation has been a passion of mine all my life, and has led me to pursue my aerospace engineering degree. As a engineering stude...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:20:30 PDT
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Shell-Pavilion-Prototype/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:48:01 PDT
Volatile Mutation http://www.instructables.com/id/Volatile-Mutation/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:41:59 PDT
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Project Yolk http://www.instructables.com/id/Yolk/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
Minecraft chest pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-chest-pencil-case/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:54:47 PDT
Form using Planar Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Form-using-Planar-Materials/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:38:20 PDT
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Techinical-Drawing-and-Drafting-Primer/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:51:04 PDT
simple distressed display boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-distressed-display-boxes/
simple distressed display boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/LM9V/I0A57K67/F43LM9VI0A57K67.SMALL.jpg thelastofthegentlemen I needed a way to display part of my vintage camera collection so here it is! planning take some time and think about how it might look and whether it will work with the style of the room..and remember little projects like this are meant to be fun :) and this one is very cheap material wise so it...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:13:37 PDT
Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-1/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:20:09 PDT
Bike rack of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-of-wood/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:28:57 PDT
Card Rabbet Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Rabbet-Tool/
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By: Hey Jude

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:04:41 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
Leather Craft+Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-CraftLighting/
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By: AAAHan

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:33 PDT
Lego key holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-key-holder-1/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:50:32 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Not-So-Southern-Sorority-Craft-The-21st-Paddle/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellites-Algorithmic-Light-Sculptures/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:50:38 PDT
Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
How to plan and launch a fireworks show http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-plan-and-launch-a-fireworks-show/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:53:23 PDT
Make Your Own Model Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Model-Rocket/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:17 PDT
Sketching & Drawing Lessons http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-Drawing-Lessons/
Sketching & Drawing Lessons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SMALL.jpg ianbates1 This Instructable will be slowly developing over a number of weeks 8 out of 10 lessons so Faryou may need to pop back to pick up new lessons.9 out of 10 lessons complete - videos being added [these are embedded in the image sections at the start of each lesson]So Far : Getting started ...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 08:11:41 PDT
Teach Investigative Science with a Simple Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Investigative-Science-with-a-Simple-Glider/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:18:20 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Simple leather bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-leather-bracelet/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:17:16 PDT
DIY Pallet Wood Vertical Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Wood-Vertical-Blinds/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:03:16 PDT
The Pawbin - A dog friendly trashcan http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-can-Helptool-PAWBIN/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 06:07:20 PDT
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
Recycled, latex, LED, Costume Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Latex-Halloween-Costume/
Recycled, latex, LED, Costume Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6XV8/HUX9Q9SA/FH06XV8HUX9Q9SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6XV8/HUX9Q9SA/FH06XV8HUX9Q9SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6XV8/HUX9Q9SA/FH06XV8HUX9Q9SA.SMALL.jpg eternalblisked Hi again fellow instructables!This is my second instructable posting though I have been custom designing my own Halloween costumes for over 5 years and winning many cash prizes with them here in NYC!This one was about a 36 hour total time build with 10 of those hours being on the day I suited all of...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 20:46:19 PDT
Vinyl Toy Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Toy-Design/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 11:41:33 PDT
Cardboard Coffins (DIYing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Coffins-DIYing-Free/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 04:43:00 PDT
Design and Make Celtic Knotwork Leather Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Make-Celtic-Knotwork-Leather-Belt/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:41:31 PST
My 100% DIY Wedding Build http://www.instructables.com/id/My-100-DIY-Wedding-Build/
My 100% DIY Wedding Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/4JWN/HUY47JGT/FUQ4JWNHUY47JGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/4JWN/HUY47JGT/FUQ4JWNHUY47JGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/4JWN/HUY47JGT/FUQ4JWNHUY47JGT.SMALL.jpg eternalblisked I thought it might be a good idea to upload my complete design package I did for a recent wedding as it was all 100% designed from top to bottom by myself DIY.I can't unfortunately give that many steps as it was all done using my design skills and photoshop but I can go into better detail and explan...
By: eternalblisked

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Tue, 6 May 2014 09:31:40 PDT
DeLorean BTTF Inspired Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DeLorean-BTTF-Inspired-Papercraft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/L807/HUOP9K41/FNUL807HUOP9K41.SMALL.jpg visualspicer Having been born in the 80s, some of my favorite childhood memories include watching Back To The Future. After completing my time machine I’ve gone back to the past at 88 miles per hour to create a papercraft set inspired by this epic movie trilogy and the iconic DeLorean DMC-12 car. Time Machine le...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 23:01:01 PDT