Instructables: exploring - - design - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:11:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Concrete Tire Piers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Tire-Piers/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:37:46 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/LOOKDOWN-concept-for-a-sculptural-aquarium-install/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:56:49 PDT
Hexagonal Stepped Aluminum Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Stepped-Aluminum-Stool/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:44:55 PDT
SYSTEMATIC NARCISSISM (2012) http://www.instructables.com/id/SYSTEMATIC-NARCISSISM-2012/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:40:06 PDT
Tension Series - Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Portal-Bench/
Tension Series - Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SMALL.jpg barclay5426 Following on from my Floating Bed, here's my latest prototype furniture piece... Portal Bench. A seating bench made for interior or exterior use. An off-axis loop connects to two legs, each of which is hand carved (with some help from an angle grinder) into a flowing shape. Steam bent feet and sl...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:21:48 PDT
How to Make a Hexagonal Box from Cuboid Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/HexFromCube/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:48:54 PDT
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/GearBot-A-Dual-Speed-Gear-Driven-Bot/
GearBot: A Dual Speed, Gear Driven Bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/VEIU/IDC6MTWV/FYBVEIUIDC6MTWV.SMALL.jpg printeraction The GearBot is a simple, single actuator 3D printed toy with a transmission entirely made up of gear mechanisms. This bot includes a working clutch mechanism, along with some other basic types of gears. If you are interested in gear mechanisms, I would suggest checking out this Basic Gear Mechanisms...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:54:49 PDT
Basic Gear Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Gear-Mechanisms/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:52:07 PDT
Choosing Greener Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Plastics/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:07:16 PDT
Basic Pulley Mechanisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Pulley-Mechanisms/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:15:13 PDT
PulleyBot: A Pulley Driven Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/PulleyBot-An-Pulley-Driven-Robot/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:13:49 PDT
Cheaper 3D Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheaper-3D-Prints/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:13:38 PDT
Synthesizer: A Keyboard UI with Audio Output http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizer-A-Keyboard-UI-with-Audio-Output/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:16:22 PDT
Incredible Calligraphy http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-Calligraphy/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:05:52 PDT
Shoe pot plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-pot-plant/
Shoe pot plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/FCEA/ID77LNF0/FTSFCEAID77LNF0.SMALL.jpg Siva Prasad N V This is a simple project which you can do in 15 minThings you will need: Old shoe Pencil,fabric paint,brushHair dryerSoilPlant Design your shoe Design your shoe using pencil and paint it with fabric paint.If you have a hair dryer use it to dry paint. Soil Put soil in your shoe. Planting Pla...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 06:14:03 PDT
Bubble Painting for Kids and Artists http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Painting-for-Kids-and-Artists/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:36:54 PDT
Build a Bouldering Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bouldering-Wall/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:15:20 PDT
Painted 'leather' bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-leather-bracelets/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:38:03 PDT
Kid's Toolbox: Great for toting toys and tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Toolbox-Great-for-toting-toys-and-tools/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:44:53 PDT
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
Eclipse Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/M28I/ICN7G33K/F7MM28IICN7G33K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Eclipse Lamp is a simple, wooden circle that hangs on a wall and fades up to a soft glow when you turn it. Light glows through a thin layer of wood veneer of the front of the disc, and semicircular holes in the back create a halo-like glow on the wall behind it.Using an LED strip, laser-cut plyw...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
From Garbage To Avant Garde Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Garbage-To-Avant-Garde-Dress/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:37:07 PDT
Shakespeare Quote Pendants http://www.instructables.com/id/Shakespeare-Quote-Pendants/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:47:26 PDT
Ticket Invitation Designed in Powerpoint http://www.instructables.com/id/Ticket-Invitation-Designed-in-Powerpoint/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 18:42:57 PDT
Birthday Card Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Birthday-Card-Tutorial/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:20:13 PDT
DIY - Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Lamp/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:05:49 PDT
Laser Cutting Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutting-Basics/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:37:59 PDT
Design a Vintage Inspirational Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Vintage-Inspirational-Poster/
Design a Vintage Inspirational Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/PPOM/IC2A697P/FIPPPOMIC2A697P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/PPOM/IC2A697P/FIPPPOMIC2A697P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/PPOM/IC2A697P/FIPPPOMIC2A697P.SMALL.jpg jonmfarmer A desaturated image with some white text is a super trendy look right now. And with good reason. The design is simple and elegant. Throw in an inspirational phrase and you've got a great poster to add a little motivation or pick-me-up to your office.Fortunately, Creative Market has a stack of amazin...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:03:10 PDT
Creating a Seamless Vector Pattern in Adobe Illustrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Seamless-Vector-Pattern-in-Adobe-Illust/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 15:09:49 PDT
Kitchen Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Cabinet-251/
Kitchen Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/M9IV/IBW250R4/F67M9IVIBW250R4.SMALL.jpg Omer O We (me and my wife) move to a small house with no kitchen storage solutions.I was looking for a way to solve the problem with minimum expenses.I decided to build a wooden cabin closet from recycled wood pallets. Design First I design it on 3D software.When planning in a three-dimensional softwar...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:10:54 PDT
Abstract Painting Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Painting-Jewelry/
Abstract Painting Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/5DOQ/IBUXKQG1/FQE5DOQIBUXKQG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/5DOQ/IBUXKQG1/FQE5DOQIBUXKQG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/5DOQ/IBUXKQG1/FQE5DOQIBUXKQG1.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design Here are instructions to make tiny abstract paintings into unique, colorful pendants, rings, earrings and bracelets. These little works of art are really fun to make and wear. They are very durable and can be personalized with painted initials and charms. They make terrific gifts, but plan ahead bec...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 11:11:38 PDT
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-ULTIMATE-LIGHT-BULB-WALL-HOOK/
THE ULTIMATE LIGHT BULB WALL HOOK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/3JRP/IBT7CQQW/FR73JRPIBT7CQQW.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess A few months ago while looking through some of the awesome Instructables, I came across the Concrete Light Bulb Wall Hook by Whamodyne. Ever since reading that Instructable, I've been literally... "hooked".I decided to make my own version by improving upon the idea by making it as realistic as ...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:58:21 PDT
How To Build a Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Modern-Bench/
How To Build a Modern Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ICF8/IBTF5H28/FPQICF8IBTF5H28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ICF8/IBTF5H28/FPQICF8IBTF5H28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/ICF8/IBTF5H28/FPQICF8IBTF5H28.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This simple, modern and sturdy cedar bench, is easy to build and could be used outdoors or why not indoors in a foyer or something like that. It features a white stripe down the middle, and instead of hiding the hardware, the bolts and nails are incorporated as part of the design. It's easy to build...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:15:03 PDT
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation http://www.instructables.com/id/HIPSTERIZE-Beginner-tutorial-to-clean-and-easy-pho/
HIPSTERIZE - Beginner tutorial to clean and easy photo manipulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/N1I2/IBRRU2C9/FKRN1I2IBRRU2C9.SMALL.jpg kennybriolotta This is gonna be a really concise tutorial, no useless words so let's go ! CHOOSE YOUR IMAGE You can choose every picture you want (higher quality = better result).Nature picture is highly recommanded for awesome effect, check out :Creative Market - HUGE NATURE PHOTO PACK If you need free high qu...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:03:17 PDT
Personalised Glassware http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Glassware/
Personalised Glassware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/HJLX/IBRRTLBG/F0RHJLXIBRRTLBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/HJLX/IBRRTLBG/F0RHJLXIBRRTLBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/HJLX/IBRRTLBG/F0RHJLXIBRRTLBG.SMALL.jpg One80Bits A unique and fast way of creating a personalised gift (or even something fun for your own collection)...Granted, you will need to acquire the main 'ingredient' (etching paste) in this project; but once you invest in some, it'll last for years and many, many projects! I've found it handy to have arou...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:01:33 PDT
Make a Bedroom Lamp From Shims http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bedroom-Lamp-From-Shims/
Make a Bedroom Lamp From Shims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/8V8J/IBQCFOX8/FZK8V8JIBQCFOX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/8V8J/IBQCFOX8/FZK8V8JIBQCFOX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/8V8J/IBQCFOX8/FZK8V8JIBQCFOX8.SMALL.jpg chadmikell The challenge was to make a lamp cheaply from things I already had laying around. Materials- 1 Package of cedar shims ($3 - $4 at Home Depot) - Some scrap thin mahogany - A little plywood - The lamp parts I ordered off of ebay for about $10 - Lamp socket ( $1.40 ebay )- Lamp cord 9 ( $6 ebay )- Vint...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 11:18:03 PDT
Build a Realistic Insect from Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Realistic-Insect-from-Wire/
Build a Realistic Insect from Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/N2WY/IBQCFGNV/F4LN2WYIBQCFGNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/N2WY/IBQCFGNV/F4LN2WYIBQCFGNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/N2WY/IBQCFGNV/F4LN2WYIBQCFGNV.SMALL.jpg pandadude I first learned about wire sculpture in a sculpture class that I took in high school and it is definitely one of the most enjoyable, physical and adaptive types of sculpture that I have tried. A great way to get started with wire sculpture is to tackle making something that will look great but still...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 14:28:49 PDT
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/
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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