Instructables: exploring - - puzzle - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:23:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Upcycled Modern Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pangolin-Lamp/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:08:56 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Sliding Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Sliding-Puzzle/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:39:38 PDT
Hurt Your Brain Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hurt-Your-Brain-Puzzle/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:17:48 PDT
3d printed puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-puzzle/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:51:13 PDT
Fibonacci Spiral Jigsaw puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibonacci-Spiral-Jigsaw-puzzle/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:10:26 PDT
An Aluminum Burr Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Aluminum-Burr-Puzzle/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:29:05 PDT
Brass Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:49:59 PST
Origami picture puzzle stellated octahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-picture-puzzle-stellated-octahedron/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:51:49 PST
How to solve the Triangle Peg Game http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-solve-the-Triangle-Peg-Game/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 09:01:01 PDT
Origami Sculpture Puzzle: 4 Intersecting Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Sculpture-4-Intersecting-Cubes/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:54:15 PST
Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-4/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:18:42 PST
How To Solve The Rubiks Cube Faster (Part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-Faster-Part-1-2/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 06:22:27 PDT
Origami picture puzzle cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-picture-puzzle-cube/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:11:00 PST
Wooden Puzzle Lock For Secret Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Lock-For-Secret-Door/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:58:57 PST
Origami tetris cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-tetris-cube/
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:57:48 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mysterious-Sliding-Tile-Secret-Compartment-Table/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
Codex Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Codex-Puzzle-Box/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:52:22 PST
Wooden Puzzle: Six Blocks in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-Six-Blocks-in-a-Box/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:38:40 PST
Puzzle Box Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Safe/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:07:53 PST
Nut And Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Nut-And-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 14:33:12 PST
Realistic Rubik's Cube Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-Costume/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2007 23:54:08 PST
How to make a QWERTY Rubik Cube's http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-QWERTY-Rubik-Cubes/
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 15:53:16 PDT
Cardboard Dinosaur Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Dinosaur-Puzzle/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:05:10 PDT
Gravity Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Puzzle/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:32:01 PDT
Impossible Marble in Truncated Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Marble-in-Truncated-Cube/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:53:56 PDT
Color-Based Wooden Sudoku Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Based-Wooden-Sudoku-Board/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:24:16 PDT
Lego Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Puzzle-Box/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:07:37 PDT
Bottle 1900 puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-1900-puzzle/
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Tue, 28 May 2013 08:12:04 PDT
How To Solve The Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-1/
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Fri, 17 May 2013 05:00:26 PDT
Letterboxing: The Secret Scavenger Hunt Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Letterboxing-The-Secret-Scavenger-Hunt-Game/
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 18:11:12 PDT
Rubik's Cube in a glass jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-in-a-glass-jar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 This isn't much of an instructable, but I will teach you how to get a Rubik's Cube stuck into a Glass jar. There are 3 steps: 1. Disassemble Your Rubik's Cube. (here's a helpful video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM1Jbzy5Pnk&list=SPFC43E5797C311AC3 2. Find a glass jar that you can fit the core o...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:28:08 PDT
Egg-cellent Adult Easter Egg Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-cellent-Adult-Easter-Egg-Treasure-Hunt/
Egg-cellent Adult Easter Egg Treasure Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/1629/H0RWIDKF/FV81629H0RWIDKF.SMALL.jpg AllCapps Easter Bunny! Tooth fairy! Santa Claus! I would love to be a kid again, wouldn't you? Bring back the magic and send someone you know on an Egg-cellent Easter Egg Hunt! Since this Easter treasure hunt is for adults or older children, we can't just lay eggs in the yard and expect the same excitement ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 10:59:10 PDT
3D Printed 'Centrifugal Puzzle Box' - solved with a spin... http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Centrifugal-Puzzle-Box-solved-with-/
3D Printed 'Centrifugal Puzzle Box' - solved with a spin... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/W109/HEBNGYFU/F6MW109HEBNGYFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/W109/HEBNGYFU/F6MW109HEBNGYFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/W109/HEBNGYFU/F6MW109HEBNGYFU.SMALL.jpg Maundy For this project I decided to explore the world and uses of 3D printing further after my exploration of the 3D printed iPhone cases market where I designed, created and now sell the 'TriStand iPhone Case - 3D printed iPhone cases with built in flip out stands' which stretched the capabilities of 3D ...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 09:54:53 PDT
Photo Block Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Block-Puzzle/
Photo Block Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3RI8/HAWBX54V/FCK3RI8HAWBX54V.SMALL.jpg noahw These photo blocks make a great gift to a loved one or friend and are a  fun way to interact with your favorite photos.  At home in your hand, on the coffee table, or displayed on a shelf, they call to be played with and enjoyed.  This particular 3 x 3 block layout displays as few as 6, and as many ...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:27:58 PST
How to Make a Gravity Puzzle (Brain Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Gravity-Puzzle-Brain-Game/
How to Make a Gravity Puzzle (Brain Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/Q9NK/HBNXVBGL/FGEQ9NKHBNXVBGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/Q9NK/HBNXVBGL/FGEQ9NKHBNXVBGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/Q9NK/HBNXVBGL/FGEQ9NKHBNXVBGL.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Watch the Video! This little brain game is all about engineering a lower center of gravity. The idea has been around forever, but most people still can't do it. The challenge is simple .. just balance these 14 nails on one nail head.  The nails can't touch anything except each other, and they al...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:36:38 PST
BUTTONHOLE PUZZLE (POCKET SIZED) http://www.instructables.com/id/BUTTONHOLE-PUZZLE-POCKET-SIZED/
BUTTONHOLE PUZZLE (POCKET SIZED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MH23/GSUSNTAV/F80MH23GSUSNTAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MH23/GSUSNTAV/F80MH23GSUSNTAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MH23/GSUSNTAV/F80MH23GSUSNTAV.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD This is a new version on an old puzzle.  Invented by Sam Loyd 1841-1911.  The puzzle is placed on a buttonhole and seems impossible to remove.  This is where the term buttonholed (to get someone's attention) came from. Materials and Tools You will need strong string and a piece of pipe. I used ...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 06:52:13 PDT
Illusionist locket: A how to. http://www.instructables.com/id/Illusionist-locket-A-how-to/
Illusionist locket: A how to. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ARU7/H9X3JJD3/FN0ARU7H9X3JJD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ARU7/H9X3JJD3/FN0ARU7H9X3JJD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/ARU7/H9X3JJD3/FN0ARU7H9X3JJD3.SMALL.jpg nazdreg2007 Last Christmas, I decided to make my girlfriend the locket from the Illusionist ..For those of you who haven't seen exactly what this locket is, here is a scene from the movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvKWNyp5bbI ... As far as i know, in the movie, they used two lockets and didn't actually mak...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 05:04:30 PST
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-DIY-Puzzle-Cube/
Creating a DIY Puzzle Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/EEQI/HABC7WHE/FXGEEQIHABC7WHE.SMALL.jpg InfiniteOwl211 Creating a puzzle cube is a fun and interesting project, and the result will be fun for all ages  First, you should create ideas for you pieces. the way i did this was with 27 small block that made my cube, and took them apart without gluing them together.  then make multivew drawings of the...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:30 PST
T-Rex Dinosaur Puzzle with different sizes and positions http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-Dinosaur-Puzzle-with-different-sizes-and-pos/
T-Rex Dinosaur Puzzle with different sizes and positions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XSPB/H82U7XSM/FJPXSPBH82U7XSM.SMALL.jpg stevemoseley This Instructable is to show you how I designed and built my own 3-D T-Rex dinosaur puzzle. There are a lot of different dinosaur patterns that you can find to cut out with a scroll saw.  I wanted to make one of these for my son, but couldn't find a pattern that I liked.  I also wanted to be able t...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:02:27 PDT
Twin Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-Lock-Box/
Twin Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/1U5B/H58PK76N/FTB1U5BH58PK76N.SMALL.jpg puzzlerhan “Twin Lock Box” is a wooden combination lock puzzle box that I designed. I applied the mechanic of my “Tricky opening bottle” to this box. This puzzle box has five keys on both side. You must push all wooden keys to correct position for opening the box. After opening the box you can change order of...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 01:52:28 PDT
Win Pro Membership For A Year... Solve This Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Diabolical-Puzzle/
Win Pro Membership For A Year... Solve This Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/FJ8Q/H2WES286/F9RFJ8QH2WES286.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/FJ8Q/H2WES286/F9RFJ8QH2WES286.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/FJ8Q/H2WES286/F9RFJ8QH2WES286.SMALL.jpg bfk This is a 3D printed puzzle that has as much to do with illusion as it does with problem solving (I'll explain that after it's solved).  Two very simple pieces shaped exactly alike, need to be assembled to form a pyramid. It's not that easy... ...And I'm not disclosing the solution. What I'll do ...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:13:31 PDT
Undroppables http://www.instructables.com/id/Undroppables/
Undroppables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WZD9/H1JUJRYK/FYQWZD9H1JUJRYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WZD9/H1JUJRYK/FYQWZD9H1JUJRYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/WZD9/H1JUJRYK/FYQWZD9H1JUJRYK.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff Who here likes to fiddle with their stationary while at school, college, work or home? And who's teacher/lecturer/boss/wife get's annoyed at this (when you drop it)? Well, there's me, and I'm sure a few others. To solve this problem I came up with a small metal object that you can make that keeps ...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 01:10:29 PDT
Secret Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Heart-Box/
Secret Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/N57H/GXUZ7S06/FJEN57HGXUZ7S06.SMALL.jpg LMO Hello!  Thank you for viewing my instructable.  Please let me know what you think of my project and vote for it in the Valentine's Day Contest if you like it! I came up with the idea for this box when I was brainstorming ways to propose to my girlfriend.  I wanted to find a way to symbolize "giving...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:36:10 PST
Solve Sudoku (Without even thinking!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solve-Sudoku-Without-even-thinking!/
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Sat, 8 Jul 2006 20:28:58 PDT
Rubik's cube chest of drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-cube-chest-of-drawers/
Rubik's cube chest of drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/W2VE/GTKH9WPX/FKEW2VEGTKH9WPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/W2VE/GTKH9WPX/FKEW2VEGTKH9WPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/W2VE/GTKH9WPX/FKEW2VEGTKH9WPX.SMALL.jpg makendo 30 years on from its invention, Rubik's cube is still instantly recognizable. People like picking it up, turning it a few times, maybe doing a side or two (or five, as a braggart in my class once memorably claimed). Solving the cube remains a reasonably rare feat - you're either smart enough to have...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:03:58 PDT
Paper Diamond Puzzle Sketchbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Diamond-Puzzle-Sketchbook/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SQX1/GQB4Y9Q5/FJBSQX1GQB4Y9Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SQX1/GQB4Y9Q5/FJBSQX1GQB4Y9Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SQX1/GQB4Y9Q5/FJBSQX1GQB4Y9Q5.SMALL.jpg dombeef I made an animated gif! It is the 6th image.  I made a mini version of this as a test to see if the design that I reversed engineered worked(Look here for the full story: http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamond-Puzzle-Sketchbook/) and it did, but for the mini version I used cardboard for the bottom ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 14:41:58 PDT
the centrifugal puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/the-centrifugal-puzzle/
the centrifugal puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G0VZ/GPVEVDVR/FF5G0VZGPVEVDVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G0VZ/GPVEVDVR/FF5G0VZGPVEVDVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G0VZ/GPVEVDVR/FF5G0VZGPVEVDVR.SMALL.jpg cobalt420 Do you want to wow your friends, Do you like working with wood, Do you enjoy brain teasers, if so read on... Everyone likes a good brain  teaser every once in a wile. A puzzle that can frustrate the most powerful minds, yet has simple solution. The centrifugal puzzle can do that! Things...
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 12:59:53 PDT
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cube-inside-a-cube-inside-a-cube/
How to make a cube within cube within a cube puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/GNPJ/GNCXO1AA/FUDGNPJGNCXO1AA.SMALL.jpg sabladask http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCo8mkD5ZiI   In this instructabe I will show you how to make a cube within a cube within a cube. The process itself is not very hard but it takes some time making it. The cube have no purpose, exept form maby getting people puzzeld about how you got them in t...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 13:17:19 PDT
maze puzzle box http://www.instructables.com/id/maze-puzzle-box/
maze puzzle box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/Z43L/GYZNVMDR/F2OZ43LGYZNVMDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/Z43L/GYZNVMDR/F2OZ43LGYZNVMDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/Z43L/GYZNVMDR/F2OZ43LGYZNVMDR.SMALL.jpg matthewvenn This is a puzzle box. To open it you need to perform a certain gesture and press a button. The gesture is defined by the shape of an internal ball bearing maze. You can easily create your own maze and plans using the website www.mazepuzzlebox.co.uk. The design is parametric, making it easy to make...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:25:50 PDT
PVC Pipe Multi Toy - Absolutely Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Multi-Toy-Absolutely-Simple/
PVC Pipe Multi Toy - Absolutely Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2CYM/GI0TJBNU/F822CYMGI0TJBNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2CYM/GI0TJBNU/F822CYMGI0TJBNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/2CYM/GI0TJBNU/F822CYMGI0TJBNU.SMALL.jpg Raj Quest My nephew's 5th birthday was fast approaching and I had to think of a gift for him. A TOY for sure... but what? He likes Swords, Guns, Cars, Cranes, Robots ... and this ... and that ... the list is endless!! I wish there was something that had  ALL-IN-ONE!! I spent several days looking/searching f...
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