Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:08:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Small Vinyl Records From CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Vinyl-Records-From-CDs/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:26:35 PDT
Garbage Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Collage/
Garbage Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SMALL.jpg operate Turn old record jackets you found in a junk pile on the side of the street into a collage for your wall, a fun game with your friends, a halloween costume or a vase of faces. Also, if the record is not damaged, you like the artist and you have a record player - don't trash the record sleeve and you...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:55:54 PDT
Concrete Egg Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Egg-Stand/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:57:53 PDT
Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
Dinosaur Serving Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Serving-Dish/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:15:42 PDT
Ocean in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-in-a-Bottle/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
Marble Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Ever painted with marbles? If you haven't, you really should! It is a great, fun, loose way to paint. Perfect activity for young kids and even adults enjoy it. No art talent required! You get to let go of control and see what happens and no 2 paintings are ever the same.All you need is:1. a box (no ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
Laser Cut Yoga Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Yoga-Mat/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:51:51 PDT
How To Make Giant (Or Small) Candy-Dot Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Giant-Candy-Dot-Art/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:47:04 PDT
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired: part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired-part-2/
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired: part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9Y09/HX69U3PN/FZ29Y09HX69U3PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9Y09/HX69U3PN/FZ29Y09HX69U3PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/9Y09/HX69U3PN/FZ29Y09HX69U3PN.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I recently made an origami tutorial like this one, and after I was finished with making the Little Island kusudama, I just had a RUSH of excitement: I really enjoy coming up with new ideas, and this idea seemed amazingly fun to mess around with. I decided that my next course of action should be to ...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 17:42:05 PDT
Rainbow Loom Goldfish Charm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Goldfish-Charm/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:40:22 PST
Ceramic Sculpture: 12 inch figure, wood armature http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Sculpture-12-inch-figure-wood-armature/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:55:09 PDT
Making a one-part rubber mold and casting an object http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-one-part-rubber-mold-and-casting-an-objec/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:42:01 PDT
How to make Rain Drawings with NeverWet superhydrophobic coating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Rain-Drawings-with-NeverWet-superhydro/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:24:16 PDT
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired/
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've been experimenting with the Cricut Explore that I won from the Papercraft Contest (Thanks so much for the votes! ^^) and wanted to do something related to origami. However, why would anyone need a Cricut machine for origami? Scoring? Not necessary for that super thin origami paper, and figuring...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:28:57 PDT
How to Draw Perspective II: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-II-For-Makers/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:38:08 PDT
How to Draw: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-For-Makers/
How to Draw: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This series of Instructables will introduce you to the basics of perspective drawing with making in mind.Go through all of my drawing Instructables, put in lots of practice and you'll be able to construct drawings like the one shown above!Why is drawing important for makers? better communicate your ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:32:29 PDT
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-For-Makers/
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of drawing rectilinear shapes in 2 point perspective.The previous Instructable in this series covered the basics of selecting drawing tools, drawing posture and making a straight line.Here's a link to my other drawing Instructables:http://www.instructables.com...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:34:01 PDT
Log Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Sink/
Log Sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SMALL.jpg Badger4700 This is a rustic sink I made out of a log. This is a 3 to 4 day project. This is my first instructable so I apologize if its a bit rough. Find a suitable log. Find a suitable hardwood log and a couple strong friends. My log weighed a couple hundred pounds. Cut, square, and de-bark I cut my log...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:32:34 PST
Beeswax Painting aka Encaustic Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Painting-aka-Encaustic-Painting/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:02:10 PDT
Staryu Kusudama http://www.instructables.com/id/Staryu-Kusudama/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:28:19 PDT
Easy Garden Pagoda http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Pagoda/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:25:16 PDT
Leather Messenger Bag/Brief case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Messenger-BagBrief-case/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:53:40 PDT
Coin Resin countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Resin-countertop/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:20:01 PDT
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jean-Luc-Picard-Just-in-time-for-Fathers-day/
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald Father's Day is right around the corner! You know what all dads almost universally love? Science fiction. Particularly Star trek. So here is a simple, Jean Luc Picard inspired card sure to please all those geeky dads out there. Here's what you will need:maroon card stock (12x12 sheet)black card stoc...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:42:03 PDT
How To Mix Colors Like A Color Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mix-Colors-Like-A-Color-Printer/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 17:19:46 PDT
Paper Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Mobile/
Paper Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SMALL.jpg kendeliza Summer always gets me thinking about things in the air---birds, insects, pollen… After thinking about hummingbirds for a few days, I made one out of paper. The bright colors and lightness of the material lend itself well to depicting something as dainty and almost ethereal as a hummingbird. So here ...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:29:37 PDT
Obedient Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Obedient-Wood/
Obedient Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SMALL.jpg ahirabyte A material study exploring how to make wood malleable and rigid at the same time.It was part of a bigger study - thinking about topographical visualization of a proposed architectural design (at scale), and being able to create models that not only help visualize an idea, but become pat of the ideat...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:29:44 PDT
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Swing-Set-from-a-Billboard-Using-Scrap-Lumber/
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper In the fall of 2013 I started hanging swings from billboards. For me, the process is an act of resistance, resisting advertising and naturally, capitalism. It's also a subtle tactic for re-purposing and re-imagining the types of trash which capitalism leaves behind, inherently undermining a larger s...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 21:38:47 PDT
Recycle Magazines--Collage Portaits http://www.instructables.com/id/Collage-Portait/
Recycle Magazines--Collage Portaits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 I work with kids, and have tried many craft and art projects with them. Collage is a generally popular art project, however, I noticed quickly that I approached it in a completely different way. The kids I work with were significantly more creative than I was. They made abstract pictures using wo...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 15:37:19 PDT
Making a Head Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Head-Mold/
Making a Head Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/I4QM/HVF6ZI0P/FLDI4QMHVF6ZI0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/I4QM/HVF6ZI0P/FLDI4QMHVF6ZI0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/I4QM/HVF6ZI0P/FLDI4QMHVF6ZI0P.SMALL.jpg ehamm A lot of prosthetics are sculpted on top of a generic head. You can buy these heads at a few different online stores, but no prosthetic you sculpt and mold off of those are going to fit perfectly on your model. At these points, you're going to want to make a mold of your actor/model's head and sculp...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 11:08:31 PDT
Rainbow Loom Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-3/
Rainbow Loom Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SMALL.jpg aniven Getting Your Materials Your going to need a hook, rubber bands, & a loom. Starting Put one green rubber band here then start putting then in the same lace all the way up your loom. This is what it should look like after step 2. Put white and blue rubber bands all the way up your loom ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 08:19:19 PDT
Make Art from a Photo, Print and Stretch your Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Art-from-a-Photo-Print-and-Stretch-your-Canva/
Make Art from a Photo, Print and Stretch your Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SMALL.jpg alepalan This instructable will show how easy is to make creative artwork with Adobe Illustrator, print it on a Canvas, build a frame and stretch your canvas. Overall it is a simple process that should take you about 1-2 days from start to finish. WPAP Art The style I picked for my art-piece is calles WPA...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:08:57 PDT
how to make Light Bulb Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-Light-Bulb-Vase/
how to make Light Bulb Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/OXTS/HV72D3AI/F2POXTSHV72D3AI.SMALL.jpg harshkashyap I spotted an upcycled light bulb vase in a magazine and thought my mom needs that! I showed Mike the picture and told him he should try to make one for her. So he did. (What a guy!) He’s made quite a few different styles of them over the last few years. I finally captured the process of how he does ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 03:01:33 PDT
Invisible Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Wine-Rack/
Invisible Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SMALL.jpg Joe Sargent This simple and quickly built rack is a great way to store some wine and a fun way to recycle a few empty bottles. I designed this rack for a small wall in my kitchen, but you can make yours as large as you want. Be aware, once loaded with full bottles it is not light and needs to be very securely...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:58:04 PDT
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Spiderman-Batman-Cardboard-Art/
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SMALL.jpg bbaca2 I wanted to experiment with etching cardboard with the Laser Cutter at Techshop so I decide to use Spidey and Batman as test subjects. Vector file I created the vector file from scratch in Illustrator for this project. I double checked my fill and stroke settings before etching and cutting. E...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:28:47 PDT
How To Make a Penny Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Penny-Plaque/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SMALL.jpg HowToLou My grandmother just had her 100th birthday.  I made this plaque with one penny dated for each year of her life.  She really enjoyed it.  I got the Pennies at CoinArtSupply.com
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:58:15 PDT
Potato on a Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-on-a-Stick/
Potato on a Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SMALL.jpg CharlesB123 This is a very challenging Instructable that is not for the weak: physicsally or mentally. If you are brave enough to take on the challenge and you succede you will have a very awe inspiring creation. Chose the Potato This step is VERY important. Chosing the potato for the project can be very...
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Sun, 8 Aug 2010 11:00:45 PDT
Junkbot in Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkbot-in-Resin/
Junkbot in Resin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Seems like I'm sticking everything in resin these days!   Mostly I've been sticking LED's into resin.  The 'ibles for these can be found which can be found here, here and here.   You could virtually stick anything you wanted into the resin; I decided to go with a “junk robot”!  In my dancing robot...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:26:44 PDT
A Peace Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Peace-Chain/
A Peace Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SMALL.jpg joepeace I want to use my art to make the world a better place. My work 'A Peace Chain' symbolically connects its participants and promotes the idea that each individual seeking their own inner peace contributes to world peace. It is 'A Peace Chain' for a peace chain reaction! A Peace Chain consists of p...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 23:11:35 PDT
Copper Pipe Towel Rail http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Pipe-Towel-Rail/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Y6CT/HKPWLLYM/FLNY6CTHKPWLLYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Y6CT/HKPWLLYM/FLNY6CTHKPWLLYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/Y6CT/HKPWLLYM/FLNY6CTHKPWLLYM.SMALL.jpg flambewomble SUMMARY This was my project to build a new towel rail for the bathroom. TIME TAKEN 1.5 hours cutting pipe. 1.5 hrs soldering pipe. 1 hr cleaning and polishing. 0.5 hrs fixing to wall. ...........total time 4.5hrs MATERIALS 6m of 15mm copper pipe 1 x blow torch (for soldering) 26 x elbow joints 18 ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 02:26:27 PDT
Fruit Glass Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Glass-Window/
Fruit Glass Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SMALL.jpg rimamonsta Have you ever looked at a slice of fruit and been stunned at how absolutely gorgeous your food can be?Well if the answer is yes then this is the Instructable for you. With the help of mother nature, l will show you how to take fruits and vegetables and turn them into pieces of art. I suppose I sho...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Sketchbook Made from Scrap Materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Moshpit-proof-Sketchbook/
Sketchbook Made from Scrap Materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SMALL.jpg Snotflower This is how I made a sketchbook entirely out of scrap materials lying around the house. If you are a clumsy artist like myself, you need a sketchbook that will be able to endure a few knocks. I want a tough drawing pad, that looks tough and acts tough. You will need: Scrap paper. Wood. ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:35:42 PDT
Inkblot Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Inkblot-Collage/
Inkblot Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SMALL.jpg katcosby This instructable will show you how to use inkblot art, and form it into a unique collage. This project is great for all ages to explore their creativity and express their artistic abilities in a unique way.  1. To begin this project, you will need four pieces of blank white paper, and your choi...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:12:48 PDT
Book Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Box-1/
Book Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SMALL.jpg CraftDee1 This is a Book Box made out of chip board and card stock. Make the cover of your Book Box Cut a piece of good quality card stock to 8 x 10 3/4 inches (see photo 1 ). Cut 2 pieces of chip board to 4 x 7 inches and one piece of chip board to 11/2 x 7 inches.(seen in photo 2 ) Attach chip board t...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:45:46 PDT
How to Make a Ceramic Mold from a 3-D Printed Object http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Ceramic-Mold-from-a-3-D-Printed-Obje/
How to Make a Ceramic Mold from a 3-D Printed Object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SMALL.jpg bmkenned For a medium like clay getting rigid angles and perfect curves is a nightmare. However 3-D printing and making a mold opens up a whole new world of possible shapes and forms.This mold will be for a bowl, I know it looks like a big hunk of plastic right nowMade at TechShop Chandlerwww.techshop.ws S...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:47:27 PDT
Porcelain Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Porcelain-Wall-Art/
Porcelain Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh Inspired by the pattern of skull fissures, I wanted to make a make a piece of wall art that would capture the unusual beauty of this organic joinery. For the material, I chose an ultra-thin porcelain tile for its resemblance to a hard shell, and for its minimal appearance. It's a single tile mea...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:22:07 PDT
Interactive Origami Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Origami-Sculpture/
Interactive Origami Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy This project began when my brother sent me a link with the accompanied message, "your next task." Intrigued, I clicked on said link and was instantly captivated. Challenge accepted, brother. The design was inspired by a birthday present I made a while back for a friend. It involved moving cube...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:46:58 PDT
How to Make a Two-Point Perspective Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Two-Point-Perspective-Drawing/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:05:04 PST