Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:46:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 MultiFunction Twister Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/MultiFunction-Twister-Wire/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:58:42 PDT
DIY Smartphone "Super" Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Super-Macro-Lens/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:15:45 PDT
Turn Gift Wrapping Paper into Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Gift-Wrapping-Paper-into-Wall-Art/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:33:00 PDT
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminum-iPhone-Chain/
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SMALL.jpg yueshi I have always want to make a custom iPhone case, the plastic ones are too easy to break, there are other wooden, laser etched case but there were not impressive. So i decided to make an over-the-top sometimes impractical cast aluminum iphone case.the Lion head case was inspired by door knockers that...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:55:59 PDT
Scarab Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarab-Speaker/
Scarab Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/69SS/I7D5VSYN/FOG69SSI7D5VSYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/69SS/I7D5VSYN/FOG69SSI7D5VSYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/69SS/I7D5VSYN/FOG69SSI7D5VSYN.SMALL.jpg yueshi Scarab Speaker is part of the Egyptian inspired speaker series. I have posted the Anubis Speaker last month. http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Anubis-Ar..."Scarab represents a significant body of ancient art. it is the symbol of the Egyptian god Khepri, amulets in the form of scarab beetles h...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:26:42 PDT
Free Dobby Sock Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Dobby-Sock-Hanger/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:32:26 PST
T-rex trophy heat lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/T-rex-trophy-heat-lamp/
T-rex trophy heat lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SMALL.jpg yueshi The T-rex Trophy Heat lamp was a project I did back in 2013. The concept is to make a hunters trophy without killing any animals. I have thought about rhinoceros or water buffalo because of the horn features on these animals. Eventually, I decided to do a T-rex head, It was one of the most bad ass c...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:59:12 PST
Folded Book Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Book-Art-1/
Folded Book Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SMALL.jpg SMcCrocklin Create various shapes or letters using old books. Get a book Any book will work, but a hardcover will stand up better. Pages Bend the pages so it doubles in size Drawing While the pages are bent over, draw your design (Solid shapes work best, or a "bubbled" letter). Is this right? When t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:51:35 PST
Galaxy Spray Paint Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Spray-Paint-Art/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:14:00 PST
Memories Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Memory-Frame/
Memories Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SMALL.jpg kneimanis Memories FrameI have seen a few alternative renditions of this idea on various DIY sites and have wanted to create on for a while now... The idea of the Memories Frame is to create a piece of hanging wall art that will double as a memory keep sake for items such as concert / event tickets, small to...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:10:21 PST
Metal Rubber Duck http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rubber-Duck/
Metal Rubber Duck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SMALL.jpg yueshi Metal Duck is a metal sculpture I made back in 2013. During my first semester I experimented with metal works. My intention is to build a sculpture with simple materials used for construction purposes. The Metal duck is a funny tribute to giant Rubber Duck floating sculptures designed by Dutch arti...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:01:36 PST
3D or Integral Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-or-Integral-Painting/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:01:11 PST
Mermaid http://www.instructables.com/id/Mermaid-2/
Mermaid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Little mermaid under the sea Little mermaid under the sea, made with polymer clay Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo) - Aluminium foil - Aluminium wire (1 mm) - Toothpick Little coral reef Starting with a polymer clay base and aluminium foil as structureNext, adding texture t...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:38:08 PST
Lemon Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Lemon-Soap/
Lemon Soap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SMALL.jpg Akopec6 These instructions will teach basic techniques of how to make your own homemade lemon soap assuming you have never created soap before. Whether you are a crafty person looking for a project or you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial soap, making soap is fun, and addictive. There...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:56:40 PST
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Finishing-and-Detailing-a-Sculpey-Polymer-Clay-Scu/
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SMALL.jpg jdalva Sculpey is a great medium to sculpt with, especially for smaller sculptures that require a lot of detail and/or need an armature to support extremities or to create movement in a piece. Here I will go through the steps I use for the final details of a sculpture and the tools I use to do so. This scu...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:08:39 PST
How to Make a Mosaic For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Mosaic-For-Beginners/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:17:59 PST
Mixing Plaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mixing-Plaster/
Mixing Plaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SMALL.jpg Eckert The following method for mixing plaster was shown to me by a sculptor who regularly carves large stones in Italy. Apparently this is the method used by Italian stone carvers when they mix plaster to temporarily securing large blocks of stone. Regardless of it’s origins, I have used this method for...
By: Eckert

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:46:12 PST
Copper Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Rose/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:58:01 PST
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rings-and-Rings-A-Windchime-made-from-used-engine-/
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SMALL.jpg Homepwner This Instructable will show you how to make a Wind Chime that is just as annoying (or beautiful) as any Wind chime you've ever heard. I found it hard to categorize this build. It could fall under workshop, Technology, Cars, recycling etc. etc. BUT I want to enter this into the "RINGS" contest. I mad...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:33:30 PST
How to paint with blueberries! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-with-blueberries/
How to paint with blueberries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SMALL.jpg Uffe Way way back in in the day when i was just a young lad in my early 30's i was going through an experimental phase...Ok not really that far back, it was in the year of 2011 and I was experimenting with making my own paints from common things found in nature. In Finland where i live our forests are fu...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:03 PST
The Pandorica Opens painting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pandorica-Opens-painting/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:10:55 PST
3D Buildings on grid paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Buildings-on-grid-paper/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:37:24 PST
Canvas Wall Art (With A Geek Twist) http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-Wall-Art-With-A-Geek-Twist/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Publish a Picture Book for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Publish-a-Picture-Book-for-Free/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 PST
Wooden world Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-world-Map/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:08:11 PST
Collaborating with Bees: Honey Comb Light Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborating-with-Bees-Honey-Comb-Light-Boxes/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:10 PST
Make a Bridged Stencil From Any Image http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stencil-From-Any-Image/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:36:28 PST
Concrete and Beach Glass Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-and-Beach-Glass-Bar/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:52:53 PST
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:17 PST
Backlit Box Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Box-Art/
Backlit Box Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SMALL.jpg darkstar1 This instsructable details the process of building a box with a cutout design on the front which is backlit by pulsing LEDs. I had the genius idea of starting to document the steps after i began the project, so please excuse some lacking photos!I built this instructable as a present using materials ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:29 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SMALL.jpg chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
How to make a colorful-candle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-colorful-candle/
How to make a colorful-candle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu This candle is made from a candle and a crayon.Everybody can very easily make it, and it is very beautiful!!Give it a try!! Matererials a candlea pana crayona utility knifea bowla cupchopsticksa rubber band Break The Candle Break the candle for the candle melts very well. Boil Water Boil wa...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:20:00 PST
3D Mickey mouse head http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mickey-mouse-head/
3D Mickey mouse head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SMALL.jpg Savvyz This is a 3D mickey mouse head, I wanted to try different objects with the 3D look. This is using the technique as my 3D Hand instructable Equipment I used the following objects: A bowl- small to medium A cup- small to medium depends on the size of the bowl Ruler Black, Red and Yellow felt tip p...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:39:07 PST
Copper Ring Bird Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Ring-Bird-Ornament/
Copper Ring Bird Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SMALL.jpg Moose Art Design I had to cut some copper pipe a couple months back and bought a pipe cutter down at my local hardware store. After a while I realized that this cool little tool could be used in a lot of applications besides your basic home repairs. It could be used to make really cool pieces of art! Check out this ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:05:14 PST
Design and make your own ceramic cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-make-your-own-ceramic-cups/
Design and make your own ceramic cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SMALL.jpg jeremyzoo Welcome on my Instructable!This time I'm going to show you how to design and fabricate a ceramic cup in large quantities.Little bit on this project:I wanted to capture the whole process of designing the cup from start to finish, from plasticine to a ready item or product if you wish. So you will see...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:13:23 PST
Durga Action Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Durga-Action-Figure/
Durga Action Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SMALL.jpg Brillist Durga is a 10-armed warrior goddess who rides a lion, fights demons, and shatters stereotypes. She appears in painting, sculpture, comics, movies, and dance - and here as an action figure in the style of a 10th-century Indian bronze statue, along with her loyal lion. Durga is the first in a series o...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:02:50 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
Light-Up Paper Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Tardis/
Light-Up Paper Tardis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Loving and lusting after a Tardis is the norm for all fans of Dr. Who, and thus my go-to holiday present for my Dr. Who-loving mentor/friend was a papercraft Tardis. However, I didn't want to hand over a simple paper Tardis that anyone could merely print out; I wanted to make this paper Tardis uniqu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
Turn your favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Mural-of-Your-Favorite-Photo-The-Gr/
Turn your favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I've always wanted to paint something but never knew where to start. I love that with a little bit of paint you can completely change a room. When my daughter asked for a butterfly on her wall I figured it was time to try it out. My only problem is that I have zero experience in this department. I c...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:38:01 PST
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Carpet-Mandala-Mosaic/
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SMALL.jpg Hannah Joy We recently moved house and love almost everything about it...except it's super-duper ugly stucco walls. We are renting, so we can't do much about it. Mostly we're only having to stare at them when we're sitting outside, so I thought I would make something to cover that wall and ideally draw att...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:59:11 PST
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Wax-Investment-Casting-of-Silver-Pendant/
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SMALL.jpg katwerre This is my follow up of my silicone mold making Instructible. I injected waxes using the mold I made in that Instructible and used one those waxes to make an investment casting in silver. I have skipped over the wax injection process for now (because I forgot to take pictures), but will come back ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 19:38:55 PST
3D Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Hand/
3D Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SMALL.jpg Savvyz These instructions are to create a 3D hand Equipment You will need:A piece of paper- big enough to fit your handPencil and eraserFelt tip markers- any colours Starting Start by placing your hand on the piece of paper and draw round your hand using a pencil Process Start by drawing lines on...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:19:49 PST
Recycled Sun moon and stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sun-moon-and-stars/
Recycled Sun moon and stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SMALL.jpg festerdsplinter Lasers, water jets, arduino's?. ? The heck is that? Culinary skills? C'mon! I can reheat coffee in the microwave and I keep recyclable periodicals in my oven. Raspberry pi?!??...o.k.. I get pie. So anyway, here go's.. this humble caveman presents to you, the amazing instructable c...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:14:18 PST
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DioramaThe-Ranch-At-Grizzly-Flats/
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This instructable is a follow up to my previous entry, "The Use of Wood In Scale Modeling." Done earlier. All of the techniques employed in the actual construction are explained fully in that instructable. This is just how to arrange the various elements in a pleasing and believable setting. I nam...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:58:21 PST
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-anatomicaly-correct-Manga-Cats-it-can-/
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Things you'll need:GIMPA basic knowledge of GIMPorPaperA pencilA penColored pencils or markersHello, everyone!  Despite what some may say, it is possible to draw in a good-looking manga style and still have everything anatomically correct for any subject.  I will show you by creating an anatomically...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:32:39 PST
Work in Process: Machine Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-in-Process-Machine-Knitting/
Work in Process: Machine Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SMALL.jpg risdmuseum In the 1950s and 60s, knitting machines were marketed to young housewives. Although there were several brands, machines made by Brother were among the most popular. In the last few decades, home knitting machines have become less widely available, but are still used by hobbyists, textile artists, an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:43 PST
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Highlighter-Cracked-Back/
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SMALL.jpg TimsProjects We've all done it. You were walking on the side walk and your precious, beloved, and FRAGILE iPhone falls out of your hands. And it hits the pavement, bouncing several times. Yes it's a very tragic moment. Having a cracked spiderweb-like back is so unattractive. But with just a couple of highlighter...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:19:07 PST
Hang Art on a Staircase! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-Art-on-a-Staircase/
Hang Art on a Staircase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio So you've just got some great new art but all your walls are full, the only place left is your staircase, what do you do? With some planning and simple jigs you can hang your work on the stair and ensure it's level and straight. Supplies Art to Be hungHammerFinishing Nails(Or Drill and Screws)Pe...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:48:14 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SMALL.jpg fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST