Instructables: exploring - - design - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:02:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/K6VD/I55MV6FA/F3CK6VDI55MV6FA.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Liminal MassLiminal Mass is a graft within ceiling architecture in a coastal house: a long, narrow piece suspended within the a ceiling annex. Responsive to the environment, the surface’s reflective properties will change throughout the day, alternating between opacity and translucency. Lighting com...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:48:48 PST
6 legged console table http://www.instructables.com/id/6-legged-console-table/
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By: JD GOLDBERG

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:21:42 PST
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
Wooden Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SMALL.jpg helmuel A Radio, which can be positioned and used in two ways. On the one side as an sculpture and on the other sideas a radio.Discovering and understanding are two typical human acts which belong to the development and education in life. Men are curiously striving for knowledge and if they don‘t find any s...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:19 PST
From IDEA to PRODUCTION - Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/From-IDEA-to-PRODUCTION-Cryptex/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:55:48 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-kids-loft-bed/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Low-Cost-3D-Printable-3D-Printer-Plotter/
Extremely Low Cost 3D Printable 3D Printer / Plotter / CNC Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/B5SH/I4SCRBT2/FJKB5SHI4SCRBT2.SMALL.jpg wootin24 In this Instructable I will talk about how to build a basic three axis CNC machine. the machine itself relies on easy to find parts and the mechanical parts are all 3D printed. all of the 3D printed parts are designed by me and the files are provided, though they may need to be slightly modified de...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:38:08 PST
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Brain-on-Pier-9-CNC-Milled-Corian/
Your Brain on Pier 9: CNC Milled Corian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/16UE/I4T1ZM1V/F7616UEI4T1ZM1V.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Towards the end of my residency at Autodesk / Instructables @ Pier 9 I got inspired to create a piece about the residency at the pier and how it affected me. If you haven't heard of the Artist-Rn-Residency Program at Pier 9, check out this video that summarizes what it's all about! When I started th...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:06:49 PST
Generative 3D Voronoi Puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Generative-3D-Voronoi-Puzzle/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 19:04:18 PST
3D Printed BMW Roundel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-BMW-Roundel/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 09:16:22 PST
Micoscapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Micoscapes/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 17:06:23 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
Projection mapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda Welcome to my projection mapping tutorial!There's a lot of material on the web showcasing this technique, but how one creates this effect remains elusive at best. So many people have made detailed tutorials but i feel they don't apply it in their work, and that's why my approach to explaining this t...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:15:18 PST
DIY Project: How to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Project-How-to-make-a-workbench/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:53:24 PST
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Solids-of-a-constant-width-with-AutoCAD/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:23:27 PST
Mission Style Cocktail Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mission-Style-Cocktail-Table/
Mission Style Cocktail Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SMALL.jpg JD GOLDBERG I made this beautiful piece to pay tribute to the artisans and furniture makers that came before me. As a child growing up in Northern California, class trips to the very mission's that inspired these pieces over a hundred years ago were common. The simple yet striking architecture had a dramatic im...
By: JD GOLDBERG

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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 02:56:03 PST
Ethos of Coop Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Ethos-of-Coop-Design/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:58:22 PST
Ladder Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Christmas-Tree/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:52:43 PST
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-on-Transfers-for-T-Shirts-Tote-Bags-and-Oth/
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SMALL.jpg vintageretroantique How to Transfer Graphics Onto T-Shirts and More Iron on transfers are great for t-shirts, and once you know how to apply your own custom images to fabric with the use of iron on transfer sheets, the possibilities are endless!  You can make custom clothing, tote bags, aprons, and much more.  Whether...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:51:20 PDT
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Strata-Bench-Fabrication-Part-3-of-3/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Simple minimalistic design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-minimalistic-design-lamp/
Simple minimalistic design lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SMALL.jpg tvan den langenbergh Hello I'm Thomas Van den Langenbergh. I'm a Belgian design student and together with Pauline and Katrijn, we designed a minimalistic lamp. We will make it simple to construct a minimalistic lamp with wood and plexi (PMMA). Chose wood. I chose American oak for the construction of the lamp. You ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:09:40 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
Sound Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Steps/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:24:27 PST
McLaren P1 DIY Paper-Super-Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/McLaren-P1-DIY-Paper-Super-Craft/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:38:50 PST
Scandinavian Style Advent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Scandinavian-Style-Advent-Wreath/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 13:43:27 PST
How to make an Awesome design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Awesome-design-lamp/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:22:51 PST
3D Design For 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Design-For-3D-Printing/
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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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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/
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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...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:53:08 PST
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
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
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
Handmade Decorative Diya (Oil Lamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Decorative-Diya-Oil-Lamps/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:01:42 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
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
Simple Leather Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Leather-Briefcase/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 01:02:30 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
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
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
Water Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Project OverviewThis is a fun and easy project that uses NeverWet to help you write and paint with water. NeverWet is a super hydrophobic coating that can be sprayed onto any surface. Ever since watching its promo video with my friends (watch it here and your mind will be blown) I've been wanting t...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Project Yolk http://www.instructables.com/id/Yolk/
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/XLW9/I0C9538M/FJ1XLW9I0C9538M.SMALL.jpg Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 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
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
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Techinical-Drawing-and-Drafting-Primer/
Technical Drawing and Drafting Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/CLC7/I06J7VOV/FOACLC7I06J7VOV.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad When I went to high school, it was a time when shop classes still existed and you could learn some skills essential for your future maker self. It was the worst of times. It was the best of times...I think one of the most important skills to be gotten out of that was learning how to draw and read t...
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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