Instructables: exploring - - design - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:43:34 PST BLOX v1.01 Hand-Drawn Voronoi Diagrams http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Drawn-Voronoi-Diagrams/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:46:25 PST
A Birdcage Makeover Into a DIY Cat Bed. Sylvester the Cat Would Be Proud. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Birdcage-Makeover-Into-a-DIY-Cat-Bed-Sylvester-t/
A Birdcage Makeover Into a DIY Cat Bed. Sylvester the Cat Would Be Proud. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6NVQ/IK7C96WG/FJX6NVQIK7C96WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6NVQ/IK7C96WG/FJX6NVQIK7C96WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/6NVQ/IK7C96WG/FJX6NVQIK7C96WG.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife When I saw a birdcage at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore, I thought DIY ‘Cat Bed.’ So it might not be everyone’s reaction to seeing a birdcage, but as a cat mom, a DIY cat bed seemed perfect. Both of my cats are on the petite side of the feline community, and I’m familiar with their obsession ...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:51:04 PST
LINEA Waterjet Studies http://www.instructables.com/id/LINEA-Waterjet-Studies/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:57:45 PST
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Guitar-Stand/
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SMALL.jpg lennartdemeij I designed this guitar stand to be universal and really simple: no glue no screws no nails just one piece of wood.In this case I used a board of oak wood, 25mm thick, about 22 cm wide and about 38 cm long.You can use the template I made and modify it to change the size. I found that a corner of 9º ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:22:14 PST
How to Design a 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-3D-Printer/
How to Design a 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/4IGM/IKA2DMXU/F5N4IGMIKA2DMXU.SMALL.jpg 3DHotpants I recently built my own 3D printer with a friend. The process was both challenging and rewarding, and it's awesome to have a 3D printer of my own design. However, I found very little information out there on how to make a 3D printer from scratch on my own. The goal of this instructable is to help th...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:56:11 PST
How to design your tiny house or gispy wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Your-Tiny-House-or-Gispy-Wagon/
How to design your tiny house or gispy wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SMALL.jpg ewautvanwassenhove The following steps can be done in your own order but my experience says that this is a good order to reduce redrawing allot of stuff (Been there done that!)You can use any drawing software you want but I recommend to do it in 3D!!Any Autodesk software is free to get on there website in an education...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 17:46:34 PST
Fishing Lure - Lipless Crank Bait http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Lure-Lipless-Crank-Bait/
Fishing Lure - Lipless Crank Bait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex What better way to enter the water then with a Fishing Lure!!Being an avid fishermen and living in Canada I experience fishing withdrawal in the early winter months when its too cold to open water fish and there isn't enough ice yet to ice fish. To help curb my need to fish I decided to make a lure...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 07:52:35 PST
Book Assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Assistant/
Book Assistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/H3KJ/IK2V0QDN/FIQH3KJIK2V0QDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/H3KJ/IK2V0QDN/FIQH3KJIK2V0QDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/H3KJ/IK2V0QDN/FIQH3KJIK2V0QDN.SMALL.jpg efnnorton A simple yet indispensable tool for every bookworm! The Book Assistant allows a reader to conquer any text one-handed. Small and light, the Book Assistant goes where you do! Design Phase After my preliminary sketches, I designed the device using 123D Design. This program is not as user friendly a...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:48:35 PST
Magnet Building Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Building-Sticks/
Magnet Building Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/ZSLN/IJWUV4L5/FS2ZSLNIJWUV4L5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Let's make some (magnetically) attractive structures! Magnet Building Sticks are great because the options are infinite. You can build, tear apart, create, form, and mess up all in the span of a couple minutes, which makes them a great building tool! I leave them out in my classroom to see what evol...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:02:24 PST
Dinosaur Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Coat-Rack/
Dinosaur Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/PMB4/IJQOD479/F86PMB4IJQOD479.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/PMB4/IJQOD479/F86PMB4IJQOD479.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/PMB4/IJQOD479/F86PMB4IJQOD479.SMALL.jpg Leners Hi there!Today i'll be showing you how I made my Dinosaur Coat rack!Let's get to it! What you'll need! - A plastic toy Dinosaur ( I used 4 different ones )- A long Screw- PlasterNOTE: Make sure the Dinosaur you're using is empty or stuffed with soft filament. Chopping the tail off! All cruelt...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 02:56:16 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/CC-Chair-How-to-Bend-Plywood/
CC Chair - how to bend plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SMALL.jpg kniegmann I had a few weeks to build a chair and decided to experiment with bending plywood. Instead of laminating veneers or using a product like bendy ply, I tried laminating thin furniture grade plywood to make thicker plywood. My results were quite successful and the chair was very sturdy and relatively c...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
Flexible Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Shelf/
Flexible Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/3YVD/IJNM7QKL/FN23YVDIJNM7QKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/3YVD/IJNM7QKL/FN23YVDIJNM7QKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/3YVD/IJNM7QKL/FN23YVDIJNM7QKL.SMALL.jpg Leners Today i'll be showing you how i made my flexible shelf! It's based on a shelf design called "Chuck by Natascha Harra-Frischkorn. I've taken quite a few different approaches on the design just for ease of fabrication.Let's get started! Bill of Materials. - 2 meter flat bar (35mmx 6mm)- M12 Steel r...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:42:33 PST
Button & Bead Zip Tie Bangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Bead-Zip-Tie-Bangles/
Button & Bead Zip Tie Bangles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZWMG/IJN9FPA4/FT7ZWMGIJN9FPA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZWMG/IJN9FPA4/FT7ZWMGIJN9FPA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/ZWMG/IJN9FPA4/FT7ZWMGIJN9FPA4.SMALL.jpg ArianaSLabus I really loved Mark Montano's "Stackable Bangles" project that I decided to take the concept and used buttons instead of beads for a more unique and whimsical approach! Materials What you'll need to make these zip tie creations are... large zip tiesfabric [scraps]scissorsbuttons and / or beads...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:49:34 PST
GUITAR STAND from it's own box http://www.instructables.com/id/GUITAR-STAND-From-Its-Own-Box/
GUITAR STAND from it's own box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/Z7WL/IJM0705J/FMWZ7WLIJM0705J.SMALL.jpg jos.vandamme.3 Howest Industrial Design Center assignment: Work with cardboard packaging to make a product that gives extra value to the product the box is protecting.(1+1=3)MY PROJECT:People like music. Many people play the guitar for example. Now, after purchasing maybe your very first guitar, you also need a s...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:06:01 PST
Stand lamp / Lampshades http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-lamp-Lampshades/
Stand lamp / Lampshades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/MM3H/IJM05PP8/F17MM3HIJM05PP8.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran In this project we will be making a stand lamp using whit and transparent acrylic (6 mm). We will make the 2D design by Inkscape and will cut the parts using a laser cutter machine.This project was made in Fab Lab Dhahran. http://www.fablabdhahran.org/------------------------------------------------...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 00:28:03 PDT
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Engraver-Wood-Design/
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/A3JV/IJIX6U15/FD8A3JVIJIX6U15.SMALL.jpg MichielD99 Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC challenge here at instructables, while checking out the entries of that contest, I saw some pretty cool engraving machines and I thought: "Why shouldn't I...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
Pallet Couch Thomas Dambo Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Couch-Thomas-Dambo-Style/
Pallet Couch Thomas Dambo Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/8Y4G/IJIX4M40/FTC8Y4GIJIX4M40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/8Y4G/IJIX4M40/FTC8Y4GIJIX4M40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/8Y4G/IJIX4M40/FTC8Y4GIJIX4M40.SMALL.jpg Thomas Dambo My name is Thomas Dambo and I'm a recycle artist and designer. I make anything from furniture and interior design to massive art projects, sculptures and installations. In this "Instructables" I will show you how to make a really nice Pallet Couch. You can watch this video I've made, the steps below...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:58:32 PST
Simple RC Stick Plane Build(CAD Model Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-Stick-Plane-BuildCAD-Model-Included/
Simple RC Stick Plane Build(CAD Model Included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/DAOQ/IJEMO2JJ/FFVDAOQIJEMO2JJ.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala This is a simple RC plane designed around a 1/2''x1/2'' dowel for the fuselage. The advantage to such a design is the ease of modification -the electronics and any desired sensors can be placed almost anywhere along the fuselage. The plane is propelled via a brushless motor spinning a 10'' propeller...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:16:53 PST
Secret SD Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-SD-Necklace/
Secret SD Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UYKH/IJBRRUX4/F40UYKHIJBRRUX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UYKH/IJBRRUX4/F40UYKHIJBRRUX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UYKH/IJBRRUX4/F40UYKHIJBRRUX4.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft I don't think there is anything more frustrating than going anywhere with family and friends with your camera only to discover that you left the memory cards at home. (My lovely wife agrees) That is just one of the reasons I made her this lovely necklace with a secret place to safely carry an SD car...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:41:09 PST
Designer Indoor Plant Grower for less than 15$ #upcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Indoor-Plant-Grower-for-Less-Than-15-upcy/
Designer Indoor Plant Grower for less than 15$ #upcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/W9T4/IJAAA44W/FLFW9T4IJAAA44W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/W9T4/IJAAA44W/FLFW9T4IJAAA44W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/W9T4/IJAAA44W/FLFW9T4IJAAA44W.SMALL.jpg Alastra In this tutorial, you will learn how to build an automatic indoor plant grower which: is small enough to fit in any room is stylish enough to fit in a living room does not cost an arm (I've spent about 11€ (12$))Mine is almost fully made from electronic parts you should be able to extract from ...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:01:20 PST
Big wardrobe in a tiny house http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Wardrobe-in-a-Tiny-House/
Big wardrobe in a tiny house - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/RBD8/IJ7WNPS6/F53RBD8IJ7WNPS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/RBD8/IJ7WNPS6/F53RBD8IJ7WNPS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/RBD8/IJ7WNPS6/F53RBD8IJ7WNPS6.SMALL.jpg akullerkann Living in a tiny flat really means that you have to organize storage room. Cabinets, shelves, drawers, pantries - all that while still looking classy. This is a nice challenge for anyone who loves designing his/her own home.When me and my girlfriend finished gymnasium we had no idea where we were go...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 02:12:55 PST
Kaleidocycle paper toy with a hand drawn design http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleidocycle-Paper-Toy-With-a-Hand-Drawn-Design/
Kaleidocycle paper toy with a hand drawn design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/IS3D/IJ1PJ5RI/FX8IS3DIJ1PJ5RI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/IS3D/IJ1PJ5RI/FX8IS3DIJ1PJ5RI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/IS3D/IJ1PJ5RI/FX8IS3DIJ1PJ5RI.SMALL.jpg ucandoitcraft I recommend this project for everyone who loves drawing or painting. You can make a really cool paper toy for kids or an unusual greeting card for people of different age. It is called Kaleidocycle. The technique is something like origami but a bit different. Generally, it's a folding toy, so, be re...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 13:44:26 PST
Jurassic World Metal Emblem http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-Metal-Emblem/
Jurassic World Metal Emblem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5KD3/IJ1TTIPU/FCI5KD3IJ1TTIPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5KD3/IJ1TTIPU/FCI5KD3IJ1TTIPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/5KD3/IJ1TTIPU/FCI5KD3IJ1TTIPU.SMALL.jpg FolderofFett Have an old plaster mold just lying around? Carve an awesome symbol into it with just a pocketknife, in seven easy steps! Then I’ll show you how to melt down some metal over an open fire and pour directly into your mold. Wallah! Your very own Jurassic World metal Insignia. I’m also entering this int...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 13:22:14 PST
Pigs in Space T-Shirt / Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Pigs-in-Space-T-Shirt-Logo/
Pigs in Space T-Shirt / Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FUYP/IIW1XW5A/FRBFUYPIIW1XW5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FUYP/IIW1XW5A/FRBFUYPIIW1XW5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/FUYP/IIW1XW5A/FRBFUYPIIW1XW5A.SMALL.jpg ArianaSLabus If you remember The Muppet Show back in the 1970s, you probably might remember the recurring sketch from the show known as "Pigs in Space". This wacky sci-fi adventure takes the inspiration of such space operas as Star Trek and Lost in Space. Of course, what the characters were mostly known for are ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 16:46:33 PST
It’s a Holiday Wreath With Tube Brushes From Habitat for Humanity ReStore http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-a-Holiday-Wreath-With-Tube-Brushes-From-Habita/
It’s a Holiday Wreath With Tube Brushes From Habitat for Humanity ReStore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/DEQH/IIOZ088V/FU4DEQHIIOZ088V.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife I love making holiday wreaths.It doesn’t matter that it’s just a project designed for pleasure, and no actual practical use. I embrace my desire for crafting amusement and go ahead and make yet another festive wreath. I’ve used candy, berries, plastic spiders, medallions, and more to decorate our fr...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 09:55:43 PST
Backlit Mirror To Brighten Your Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Mirror-to-Brighten-Your-Apartement/
Backlit Mirror To Brighten Your Apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/Z3GM/IIJKY42G/FFFZ3GMIIJKY42G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/Z3GM/IIJKY42G/FFFZ3GMIIJKY42G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/Z3GM/IIJKY42G/FFFZ3GMIIJKY42G.SMALL.jpg akendrum My girlfriend and I just moved into her grandmother's house. There was a spare room that had been an office, but was not being used anymore. We decided to redo the whole room and give it a young, hip vibe. I work for an interior design company called Design Studio 312, which specializes in staging h...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:52:33 PST
Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Rack-1/
Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/F3MJ/IIHPHFG7/F4MF3MJIIHPHFG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/F3MJ/IIHPHFG7/F4MF3MJIIHPHFG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/F3MJ/IIHPHFG7/F4MF3MJIIHPHFG7.SMALL.jpg molarin I decided to build a Shoe Rack and wanted the design to look slightly different. Here is how I did it. Make your own design Firstly, be a little creative and draw your own design on a board and cut it out with a jigsaw and shape it with some sandpaper.Next step is to mark the other pieces. My boa...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:29:55 PST
3D Printed Self-Watering Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Self-Watering-Planter/
3D Printed Self-Watering Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/2F6X/IIGEDL2M/FGW2F6XIIGEDL2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/2F6X/IIGEDL2M/FGW2F6XIIGEDL2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/2F6X/IIGEDL2M/FGW2F6XIIGEDL2M.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Avoid the danger of over or under-watering your plants with this self-watering planter. With a 3D printer, you can quickly make an attractive water-tight planter pot that will keep your plants healthy and fit in with your modernist aesthetic. Design I looked around online at self-watering planter...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:18:33 PST
The language of rain - An Arduino-based raincoat with Sound and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Language-of-Rain/
The language of rain - An Arduino-based raincoat with Sound and LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/UGER/IIJKY968/FW8UGERIIJKY968.SMALL.jpg Ailun Sai We will make a magic raincoat which could translate the language of the rain by using a LED stripe and a sound board.People have a mixture of emotional responses to the rain. Some people enjoy it, while others do not. However, if you consider rain as a friend who is just telling a story to you, ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 05:43:12 PST
Upcycling Clothing Rack From Old Window Frame and Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-Clothing-Rack-From-Old-Window-Frame-and-/
Upcycling Clothing Rack From Old Window Frame and Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DCWO/II7PH4OE/FWLDCWOII7PH4OE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DCWO/II7PH4OE/FWLDCWOII7PH4OE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/DCWO/II7PH4OE/FWLDCWOII7PH4OE.SMALL.jpg idil I was asked to join an upcycling project and I wanted to share the images with you. The instructions are also really easy and everybody can do something like this or many variations. So the idea was to create something from trash and old pieces we found on the street or in garages... and the idea wa...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 09:36:31 PST
Snow Globe Cocktail http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Globe-Cocktail/
Snow Globe Cocktail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/FP3M/II69VF7C/F7IFP3MII69VF7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/FP3M/II69VF7C/F7IFP3MII69VF7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/FP3M/II69VF7C/F7IFP3MII69VF7C.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell When the weather outside is frightful, put that weather in a glass and make a Snow Globe Cocktail! This is an easy, fun, and super cute way to serve drinks at a holiday party! Supplies To make your own snow globe cocktails, here's what you need: round bottomed glasses (straight sided tumblers wo...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 20:12:21 PST
Mechanical Flower (using Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Flower-using-Arduino/
Mechanical Flower (using Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/1ZPY/II4UHBDC/FZY1ZPYII4UHBDC.SMALL.jpg CathyB44 Hi,for a school project we (a team of 3 Interaction Design students) created a mechanical flower that opens up when someone comes close to a motion sensor. When the sensor doesn't detect any motion, it closes.What do you need: arduino (funduino) uno and breadboard + cablesmotion sensorservo3D printe...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:34:50 PST
The Pig Empathy Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pig-Empathy-Suit/
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By: MarieCaye

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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 19:51:05 PST
Tipi Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Tipi-Christmas-Tree/
Tipi Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/ZJUE/II3J8QGI/FFVZJUEII3J8QGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/ZJUE/II3J8QGI/FFVZJUEII3J8QGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/ZJUE/II3J8QGI/FFVZJUEII3J8QGI.SMALL.jpg cupmstr Give your kids a christmas tree this year. One they can play in and make their own. It's easy to make, cheap and a real eye-catcher.To be honest, I was building a tipi for my daughter when I came up with this idea. My girlfriend and I were discussing where to put the christmas tree. Since we don't l...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 13:41:54 PST
$1 Trash Lamp (made of Wood Scraps and Other Materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Trash-Lamp-made-of-Wood-Scraps-and-Other-Materia/
$1 Trash Lamp (made of Wood Scraps and Other Materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/512A/II0K8U7G/FLJ512AII0K8U7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/512A/II0K8U7G/FLJ512AII0K8U7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/512A/II0K8U7G/FLJ512AII0K8U7G.SMALL.jpg jon_kim This is a lamp that I've made using scraps of wood found in the trash, among other things. These include wooden slats, a masonite board, and the rods of a wooden picture frame. The light source came from a trashed EXIT sign, which I disassembled to get the LED lights and wiring (the steps for this w...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:48:50 PST
One Dollar Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Dollar-Desk-Lamp/
One Dollar Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FX6A/II3JAN30/FU8FX6AII3JAN30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FX6A/II3JAN30/FU8FX6AII3JAN30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/FX6A/II3JAN30/FU8FX6AII3JAN30.SMALL.jpg EceCetin This is a desk lamp that I made spending only 1$. I used scrap wood and materials thrown away to make this lamp. I spent one dollar to buy the cord with switch from a second hand store. I used scrap wood from wood shop. I found wood shims and pipe elbow in items left free for taking by going to a cr...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:24:10 PST
$1 TRASH LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/TRASH-LAMP-1/
$1 TRASH LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KMLX/II0K8YR3/F74KMLXII0K8YR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KMLX/II0K8YR3/F74KMLXII0K8YR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/KMLX/II0K8YR3/F74KMLXII0K8YR3.SMALL.gif rohanchaurasia This lamp was made entirely from materials either found in the trash, or donated for free. TRASH COLLECTION For this lamp, the following materials are needed:• a white styrofoam box (this can be found in various types of packaging - the box should ideally be narrow) • planks of pallet wood (4 pl...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 04:49:15 PST
Custom Wood Wall Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wood-Wall-Piece/
Custom Wood Wall Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Custom Wood, Wall Piece What do you get the man who has everything? NOTHING you build him a Custom Wood Wall Piece. Okay so my boss is a great guy and is always helping me out when I need anything. Because he owns his own quite successful landscape company he pretty much has the most badass back y...
By: Corasaurus Rex

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:02:29 PST
Solar Lighted Roof Deck Doghouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Lighted-Roof-Deck-Doghouse/
Solar Lighted Roof Deck Doghouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UTU6/IHXTGY1P/F82UTU6IHXTGY1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UTU6/IHXTGY1P/F82UTU6IHXTGY1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/UTU6/IHXTGY1P/F82UTU6IHXTGY1P.SMALL.jpg ThirstyMason05 This is an Instructable explaining how I built my uniquely designed dog chalet for my golden retriever. I don't have a lot of property to offer her so I thought making her a very comfortable living space would make her an even happier dog. Concept First I went out in the yard and took mea...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 12:54:29 PST
Leash Lock: An Innovative Dog Walking Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Leash-Lock-an-Innovative-Dog-Walking-Tool/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 07:26:05 PST
How to: Make Vibrant Colored Grout http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Vibrant-Colored-Grout/
How to: Make Vibrant Colored Grout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/U8IG/IHVVPW7D/FBFU8IGIHVVPW7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/U8IG/IHVVPW7D/FBFU8IGIHVVPW7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/U8IG/IHVVPW7D/FBFU8IGIHVVPW7D.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept It's super easy, very cheap, and lots of fun to color your grout instead of using the same ol' same ol' off-the-shelf colors. First, tile. Tile up whatever you're tiling such as a backsplash, floor, wall. Test colors. There are two easy ways to do this: use Tints All or acrylic paint. Be awa...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 10:59:54 PST
Making Vintage Style Storage Boxes w/ Splines http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Vintage-Style-Storage-Boxes-w-Splines/
Making Vintage Style Storage Boxes w/ Splines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/TXMV/IHVVPK9L/FWHTXMVIHVVPK9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/TXMV/IHVVPK9L/FWHTXMVIHVVPK9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/TXMV/IHVVPK9L/FWHTXMVIHVVPK9L.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar I wanted to build a couple of really nice looking boxes that I could use for organizing and storing some art supplies. For the boxes I decided to use cedar wood, as well as maple for splices. I also used some card holders and they turned out just great. Let's see how I built them. Cutting the Wood...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 09:58:25 PST
Dyed Wire Wrapped Gemstone Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dyed-Wire-Wrapped-Gemstone-Pendant/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:10:41 PST
Custom RC Rock Crawler http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Rock-Crawler/
Custom RC Rock Crawler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/2DJI/IHTEVYKR/FMI2DJIIHTEVYKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/2DJI/IHTEVYKR/FMI2DJIIHTEVYKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/2DJI/IHTEVYKR/FMI2DJIIHTEVYKR.SMALL.jpg RcDesign Hello, Everyone! today I will be discussing and writing about a project that I have been working on for the past year or so, That has been by far my most challenging and at the same time rewarding project so far. In this Instructable, I will go over all of the steps, challenges and testing that went...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 15:43:51 PST
Beautiful Wood Toy Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Wood-Toy-Box/
Beautiful Wood Toy Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WCG2/IHQM657C/FEPWCG2IHQM657C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WCG2/IHQM657C/FEPWCG2IHQM657C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/WCG2/IHQM657C/FEPWCG2IHQM657C.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Beautiful Wood Toy BoxFor my nephew Nathan's 1st birthday my Fiance and I decided to make him something special, something that he could climb all over as he grows and use for years to come.We decided we would make an elegant looking Hand Crafted Toy Box for him that was not only functional as a sto...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 13:25:50 PST
iPhone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-stand-6/
iPhone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F9LF/IHNB3KYQ/FKYF9LFIHNB3KYQ.SMALL.jpg Yaroslava This project was made during the lamp design workshop directed by the Noah Norton from The University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. The workshop was held in Fablab Moscow. The task was to make a design of a lamp, but I decided to use my iPhone as a lamp source. Cheater, yes.I used the ideas from ...
By: Yaroslava

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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 08:23:42 PST
Cardboard desk organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-desk-organizer-1/
Cardboard desk organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8GD8/IHG5WB2V/FAO8GD8IHG5WB2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8GD8/IHG5WB2V/FAO8GD8IHG5WB2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8GD8/IHG5WB2V/FAO8GD8IHG5WB2V.SMALL.jpg ChristellePerrin So here's my first Instructables post !It is vital for me to keep things organized on my working desk - otherwise it bugs me and I have a hard time being creative and efficient. But if, just like me, you are on a pretty tight budget and have two hours ahead of you, the best I can do is explaining t...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:34:00 PST
6 Flask Coffee Cold Brewer http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Flask-Coffee-Cold-Brewer/
6 Flask Coffee Cold Brewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/83KN/IHAYHRYH/F6F83KNIHAYHRYH.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Based on my Cold Coffee Brewer, this version brews six cups at once. Try six different kinds of beans for a tasting, or just make enough for your friends.Check out Audreyobscura's Scotch Affogato Recipe instructable made with cold brewed coffee from this contraption and Glen Grant Single Malt Scotch...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:46:11 PST
Arduino Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Christmas-Tree/
Arduino Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MR5D/IHAG3KZ4/FL5MR5DIHAG3KZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MR5D/IHAG3KZ4/FL5MR5DIHAG3KZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MR5D/IHAG3KZ4/FL5MR5DIHAG3KZ4.SMALL.jpg MarcoRussiCID This stunning Christmas tree lights up automatically when the environment light goes low under a defined value. It is based on an Arduino Pro Mini board and a RGB LED strip. It uses a BH1750FVY sensor for measuring the light. A push button allows to set different LED colours and effects or to turn i...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:18:56 PST
Glowing Stone Base & Glow Stones http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Stone-Base-Glow-Stones/
Glowing Stone Base & Glow Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/A7QJ/IH9EPP3H/F4KA7QJIH9EPP3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/A7QJ/IH9EPP3H/F4KA7QJIH9EPP3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/A7QJ/IH9EPP3H/F4KA7QJIH9EPP3H.SMALL.jpg Luminous Wonder GlowStones!!!This Instructable delves into creating glowing stone bases, the joy of basic soapstone carving combined with easy to use waterproof LED cocktail lighting. No soldering, circuit boards, wiring or code necessary. Just pop in the water proof LED into your cored stone base and GLOW!!!Who ...
By: Luminous Wonder

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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 12:46:15 PST