Instructables: exploring - - design - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:15:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
Design your own mobile cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-mobile-cover/
Design your own mobile cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/IBN4/I8BGFNDW/FV7IBN4I8BGFNDW.SMALL.jpg Mikki G.W Sorry for the lack of photos, some got deleted by accident. I hope my descriptions and your imagination will suffice! :) )Having a custom made mobile cover made can be quite expensive, and if you don't mind being creative and draw something yourself, this can be done very cheap!I bought two very che...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:59:41 PDT
San Diego Model Railroad Museum Centennial Railway Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Diego-Model-Railroad-Museum-Centennial-Railway/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 23:15:49 PDT
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-your-own-reference-bookshelf-speakers/
Design your own reference bookshelf speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZO12/I7VQP0DS/FFTZO12I7VQP0DS.SMALL.jpg p3nguin A few months back, I went into a big box consumer electronics store and wandered back to the elite section. Curious about the fuss, I asked the man to play some music through a pair of fancy $2000 speakers. Wow. I had no idea that music could sound that good. As any DIY person would do, I looked cl...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:28:05 PDT
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Sampler-Midwater-Plankton-Tow-for-OpenROV/
Sea Sampler: Midwater Plankton Tow for OpenROV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/W8KC/I7QPQJIV/F6XW8KCI7QPQJIV.SMALL.jpg ahankowski Dive. Sample. Share.We know more about outer space than we do about the oceans on our own little planet--and funding for ocean research is dwindling. Our midwater plankton tow is a low-cost, customizable tool for researchers, students and citizen scientists to gather samples with an OpenROV. Our oce...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:52 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
How to recycle a plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recycle-a-plastic-bottle/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:13:33 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
SHARKCHAIR: Modular Interlocking Furniture Design http://www.instructables.com/id/SHARKCHAIR-Modular-Interlocking-Furniture-Design/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:11:06 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
Lawn care trick you need to know: Frig it, sprig it http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-care-trick-you-need-to-know-Frig-it-sprig-it/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:38:45 PDT
Salvage carboard pipe shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-carboard-pipe-shelf/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
DIY Rustic Style Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Style-Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:04:51 PST
Make Art with Vintage Game Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Art-with-Vintage-Game-Pieces/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:02:52 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Danish-Rope-Cord-Weaving/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Black Walnut Seed Ring. http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Walnut-Seed-Ring/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:56:12 PST
PCB Creation with Eagle for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Creation-with-Eagle-for-Beginners/
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 09:17:13 PDT
Curvy French Curves http://www.instructables.com/id/Curvy-French-Curves/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:34:11 PST
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-Aluminum-Cans-into-Ceiling-and-Wall-Tiles/
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest This is an experimental project that uses aluminum cans to make decorative metal tiles for ceilings or walls by cutting open the cans into flat rectangles and using a die stamp to form them. This is similar to my beer can roof project except the die making is more complex here. First make a ti...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 23:08:22 PDT
Liminal Mass: 3D Printed Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Liminal-Mass-3D-Printed-Ceiling/
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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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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:21:42 PST
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
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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/
Micoscapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/YYMC/I4CN0FBF/FVVYYMCI4CN0FBF.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Microscapes is an investigation into the creation of forms that blur the line between natural/unnatural forms and challenge the divide between digital and physical craft. We see fractals all around us from plant cells, to growth patterns, to man made geometries. One of the most interesting things ab...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 17:06:23 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
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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/
Solids of a constant width with AutoCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/Y7HA/I48C752J/FZ1Y7HAI48C752J.SMALL.jpg ollie242 If you were to take a hard covered book and to roll it on top of three unknown objects and you felt the book rolling smoothly, not ever bumping up and down or changing the distance of it and the table, you would expect the three solids under the book were spheres. In fact the three solids don't nece...
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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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By: Lou VTR

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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/
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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/
Sound Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GKZ/I3H4X84V/F6X1GKZI3H4X84V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GKZ/I3H4X84V/F6X1GKZI3H4X84V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/1GKZ/I3H4X84V/F6X1GKZI3H4X84V.SMALL.jpg edenlew Sound Steps is an audio installation designed by Chelsea Stewart and Eden Lew at the School of Visual Arts Products of Design MFA program. In their Making Studio under the guidance of Becky Stern, they explored the use of arduinos in rapid prototyping of new product interactions. Inspired from thei...
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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/
Scandinavian Style Advent Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/80EI/I3AKBQ9I/FO980EII3AKBQ9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/80EI/I3AKBQ9I/FO980EII3AKBQ9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/80EI/I3AKBQ9I/FO980EII3AKBQ9I.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs For fans of puristic and scandinavian design - like me - here is my short and easy DIY tutorial of how to create your own wood discs Scandinavian Style Advent Wreath ! You need 8 clampswoodgluedrill (size pf your candles - i used 22mm)4 candlesmarker4 stacks of wood discs (stacks of 3 or 4 discs;...
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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/
How to make an Awesome design lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/C91T/I376SBLQ/FXVC91TI376SBLQ.SMALL.jpg briciius the informations that follow are not the solution to achieve a designer lamp, I give you slopes, you are free to follow them to adapt them and customize the design according to what you like!The ideal is to achieve my lamp to know a company that can cut through metal laser. If you are super handy an...
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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