Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:24:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SMALL.jpg Das_Wookie I recently was able to get started with a program with the Battleship Texas Foundation for making art from materials removed from the ship as part of preservation of the ship. The steel I was given is reclaimed from the engine super structure and was laid in 1911 (that's when the keel was laid along...
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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. This Instructable will walk you ...
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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/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
Turn you 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 you 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/
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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
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Urine-Tanned-Salmon-Leather/
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Why urine? Why not? But seriously, if you're really curious about why we'd use our own urine to tan skin, skip to the last page and I'll tell you all about it. Follow my set of instructions on how to prepare and tan salmon skin (or any other skin for that matter) to make leather. Assemble Your K...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:54:59 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/
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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
Fabric Printing with Citra-Solv http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Printing-with-Citra-Solv/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:46:52 PDT
Model B Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-B-Ornament/
Model B Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ENPQ/I21R2EIA/FN5ENPQI21R2EIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ENPQ/I21R2EIA/FN5ENPQI21R2EIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ENPQ/I21R2EIA/FN5ENPQI21R2EIA.SMALL.jpg Odricar This is an ornament for a Christmas tree, It is a Ford Model B from the 30s, representing some of the roots of our great innovators that wanted to change the world. Hopefully with 3D printing and many creative minds we can go strong in that direction once again. This model was designed to be able to...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:58:53 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 PST
Syn/Hak Sugru Scandinavian Chef http://www.instructables.com/id/SynHak-Sugru-Scandinavian-Chef/
Syn/Hak Sugru Scandinavian Chef - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SMALL.jpg fakeit This is a brief instructable using a material called Sugru to create a decorative and functional magnet resembling a famous foam Scandinavian Chef. Materials The materials used are Sugru and a magnet clip. The goal is to decorate the magnet for use on my refrigerator to hold up a recipe or any ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:18:20 PDT
Rose Window Themed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rose-Window-Themed-Night-Light/
Rose Window Themed Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SMALL.jpg pohhoushun 'We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.'Winston ChurchillSome buildings have profound meanings and invoke powerful feelings within us. These buildings not only reflect the aspirations of the people who designed them, the determination of the people who built them, but also recount stories...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:26:40 PDT
String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Art-3/
String Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SMALL.jpg Daniellatripodi I decided that I wanted to expand my art horizons and do something different, that not a lot of people see. String art! I've taught myself how to do this and would like to share with others. You need patience and time for this, but the end result will be worth it!For this instructable I will show yo...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:44:47 PDT
3D Comic Book Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Comic-Book-Cover/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:00 PDT
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fit-Leather-Armor-Breast-Plate-Celtic-Editi/
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SMALL.jpg from_the_toolbox This tutorial will provide you with the following skills:- How to make a cheap body form- How to make your own patterns- How to tool leather with hand tools- How to finish leather- How to stitch leather lacingMaterials(See links in Instructable for tools on Tandy website)Pencil Ball point penRuler, ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:35:35 PDT
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Silver-Birch-Leaf-Leather-Mask/
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SMALL.jpg Morgo A friend of mine recently asked me to design her a "leafy half mask or forest crown." I asked about any specific details, such as preferred trees, and she replied that she wanted to leave it up to my creativity. So here is what I came up with and the process I used to come up with it.This project ta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:39:12 PDT
Decoupage Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Decoupage/
Decoupage Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/MUZM/I1NUEU4T/FPGMUZMI1NUEU4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/MUZM/I1NUEU4T/FPGMUZMI1NUEU4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/MUZM/I1NUEU4T/FPGMUZMI1NUEU4T.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make beautiful decoupage art with printouts from your computer Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need Printout of your artPine wood pieces that fit your art E-6000 Spray AdhesiveAmericana Decor Chalky Finish PaintDecoArt Dazzling MetallicsStencils Dremel Sanding block Krylon Metallic Pain...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:38:23 PDT
How to Make a Human Tape Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Human-Tape-Sculpture/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:34:52 PDT
Throwing a Pot 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Thowing-a-Pot-101/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:17 PDT
Class Up a Classic Bottle Opener Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-Up-a-Classic-Bottle-Opener-Hack/
Class Up a Classic Bottle Opener Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/46E8/I1K3MND6/FKZ46E8I1K3MND6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/46E8/I1K3MND6/FKZ46E8I1K3MND6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/46E8/I1K3MND6/FKZ46E8I1K3MND6.SMALL.jpg hay_jumper In which we revisit a PM hack from almost a half century ago and make it pretty. An Old Hack, Classed Up This image is from Popular Mechanics, 1966. The text reads "To quickly make a bottle opener, drive a nail into a board so the head stands proud ½ inch. Bend the shank and grab the bottle by th...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:53:33 PDT
Imaginary Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Imaginary-Map/
Imaginary Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/QKYE/I1CC2NT4/FRSQKYEI1CC2NT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/QKYE/I1CC2NT4/FRSQKYEI1CC2NT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/QKYE/I1CC2NT4/FRSQKYEI1CC2NT4.SMALL.jpg YourFavTeach In this project, you will be introduced to the artist, Alison Murray Whittington who is known for her watercolor fantasy maps. You will learn parts of a map and use your imagination to create your own fantasy map.Check out Whittington's work here: http://curiousoddities.wordpress.com/tag/alison-mu.....
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:38:51 PDT
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Model-of-Historic-Building-Courthouse/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:11:54 PDT
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mural-Painting-Fun-or-Profit/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
Hanging Mason Jar Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hanging-Gardens-of-Mason-Jars/
Hanging Mason Jar Gardens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft How To Create a Laser Cut Hanging Garden of Mason JarsMaterials :PlywoodMason JarsPlanting SoilPlants : Succulents, herbs, flowers... Tools :Laser Cutter Measure, Cut, Assemble Step 1 : Measure, Cut AssembleDetermine how many mason jars can fit in your targeted area. Then decide how many rows yo...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:33:47 PDT
Glowing Pandora Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Pandora-Flowers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Suspended Gel Faux-quarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Gel-Faux-quarium/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:31:43 PDT
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dancing-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy-Ac/
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SMALL.jpg Darren Carnall It was the summer and my Wife's Birthday was approaching, and like everybody else who saw (the brilliant) Guardians of the Galaxy... she had COMPLETELY fallen in love the baby dancing Groot from the end of the movie. I mean... who didn't??I knew what I had to do.... !! TO MY ART STUDIO!!!! Everyt...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Fennel Gummi Cat Buddha http://www.instructables.com/id/Fennel-Gummi-Cat-Buddha/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:22:20 PDT
Give your house something to wear! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-house-into-a-cartoon/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:38:42 PDT
T-shirt Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Wall-Decoration/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:10:24 PDT
Backlit Iron Man Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Iron-Man-Poster/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Zoetrope-Sculptures/
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SMALL.jpg edmark This instructable demonstrates and explains a number of different sculptures I designed that animate when they are spun and lit by a strobe light (or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed). Let's look at a few examples:What you are viewing in each of the above videos is a sol...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:44:55 PDT
How to Make Oil Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Oil-Paint/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:29 PDT
Impressed Sugru Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Impressed-Sugru-Stamps/
Impressed Sugru Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SMALL.jpg caitmcq For my mixed-media art, I like to use stamped patterns. I'm always looking for ways to create my own patterns and textures. Enter my local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, and its Sugru Build Night! Materials 1. Sugru2. Bases for stamps (blocks and sturdy cardboard tube)3. Release (foamy soap)4. Vari...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:34 PDT
Listening Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Listening-Glasses/
Listening Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SMALL.jpg chriskallmyer Listening Glasses are a tool for the enhanced appreciation of our audible world. Because we live in such a visual world, these glasses will blind you completely in the hopes to open your ears to the vibrant sonic world around you. In short, they are cheap glasses painted over. A simple technology th...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:02:17 PDT