Instructables: exploring - living - art - sculpture - popular Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:02:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sebastian Morales The digital sundial speaks to the ancient desire of keeping track of time. A desire probably as old as the concept of time itself; fascination which has lead to very advanced machines. Nonetheless, for thousands of years people relied on the sun (at the time thought) moving around the earth. Some of...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:35:04 PDT
T-Rex PA speaker
T-Rex PA speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> yueshi T-Rex PA speaker is a project I made in January 2015. It is by far the biggest custom speaker I made. the whole piece measure 86" tall X 105" long X 68" wide. I was standing with it in the second image ( i am 5'9) to show the scale of it.the main driver is a 15" PRV 1000W PA woofer. with two 3 1/2" ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:59:37 PDT
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
T-rex trophy heat lamp
T-rex trophy heat lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Metal Rubber Duck
Metal Rubber Duck - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY Wire Faux Taxidermy
DIY Wire Faux Taxidermy - More DIY How To Projects]]> CreativeCate To see more tutorials and cool stuff visit See Cate Create. Cost: About $6 Supplies: Plenty of 16 Ga. Dark Annealed Wire (I bought the 2lb reel). OKay. So now that this project is done, I can tell you I HATE THIS WIRE for this project. It is too stiff and hard to shape and really beat up my ha...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:58:50 PDT
How to Make a Human Tape Sculpture
How to Make a Human Tape Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwbril These are human-mold sculptures made out of plastic wrap and packing tape. They are fun, easy to make, and can take on any pose you can think of. I discovered these sculptures a few years ago while researching street art installation. This Instructable is inspired by artist Mark Jenkins (http://www...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:34:52 PDT
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> mlduffy I work as a sculptor and have a lot of trouble making models of proposed pieces that can reflect the aesthetic a finished stainless steel sculpture will present. An additional problem is that I often use complex geometries enclosing empty spaces. I could easily solve this problem with a 3-D printe...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:27 PDT
Kinetic Wall Sculptures - Dizzy.
Kinetic Wall Sculptures - Dizzy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> MechanicalSculptor My Kinetic Sculptures - A Brief How-To. <br> My Wooden Gears. My wooden ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 03:11:51 PDT
Stain Glass Surfboard
Stain Glass Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> danhitman These are purely sculptural pieces that combines recycling, stain glass, surfing and art. They are beautiful and are fairly cheap to produce so if you have no other use for crapped out old short boards then go for it. I have others on my site www.danielnaughton.comI have included two pieces to sho...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:04:24 PDT
Getting Stoned
Getting Stoned - More DIY How To Projects]]> Triclaw Now that I have gotten your attention and, Aggravated, Enthused Aroused or Enraged you. I got you to take a look and it is not what you think . For this Instructable we will be making Concrete Roses. I used To make these all the time for Art insulations and sculptures they are quite easy a little fr...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:50:15 PDT
Obedient Wood
Obedient Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Interactive Origami Sculpture
Interactive Origami Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Cell-inspired wooden sculpture prototype
Cell-inspired wooden sculpture prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> griffinbyron I recently acquired a new gig for the creation of a piece of wall art, so i thought, what better time than to employ the services of the laser cutter at Techshop to create a wooden piece. I discussed the idea of making a piece made from wood that was inspired by cellular structures in biology, whi...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:51:53 PST
CREATING A FIGURE ARMATURE FOR SCULPTURE - More DIY How To Projects]]> Setti Fine Art The armature is a fundamental part of the sculpture. In very basic terms it is the skeleton or support structure that will hold your clay as you sculpt the figure. It is important not to take short cuts or work hastily without proper planning, as this will result in much unnecessary frustration late...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 04:21:46 PDT
Cast an 'entangled rings' ice sculpture
Cast an 'entangled rings' ice sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> landmanr This simple but elegant design is made with a relatively easy method. This sculpture is not carved but cast. I used plastic sheeting, scissors, tape and glue to make the mold. The plan We are going to make two entangled rings with two entangled molds. Casting with fully enclosed molds is trick...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:00:56 PST
Metal Roses art, copper and steel sculpture
Metal Roses art, copper and steel sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> angelgabriel My project in metals class at college, fall 2012. Assignment was to incorporate copper and steel into one sculpture. This is not a DIY home project, unless you have access to specialized tools such as anvils, mig welders, various metal cutters, etc. Also this is not intended to be a step-by-step ins...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:34:25 PST
Copper Rose
Copper Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> vbow         The copper rose is an easy, affordable project that requires minimal time or tools to make.           I have always wanted to learn how to work with metal but never really had the tools or the time to practice making anything. So, when I finally found a project that is cheap, easy to make, a...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:58:01 PST
Miniature Bottle Sculptures
Miniature Bottle Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Hello again, So I decided to make some miniature bottle sculptures by sticking tiny train figurines into them (and onto them).  I had this idea some time ago of creating  little melancholy scenes inside glass bottles.  The following ible' is what I came up with.  I 'm going  to make a whole bunch o...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 19:52:22 PST
Leda's Study: my Mystery Build 2013 entry
Leda's Study: my Mystery Build 2013 entry - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink If you had a box of random materials, could you make a piece of art using nothing but those materials and paint?  That's the premise behind Mystery Build.  Once I heard about it, I knew I wanted to participate. I didn't have much notice this year, so hopefully my entry next year will be a bit more...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 01:11:20 PDT
Making a sand cast bronze sculpture
Making a sand cast bronze sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> albertdicruttalo Here's a sculpture that I made a few years ago that combined cast and fabricated bronze. Bronze casting can be done in your back yard if you have a leaf blower and a small refractory furnace. Sand casting, in particular, is a fast and cheap way to cast metal. Start making the mold Adding sand to ...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:09 PDT
Angry Head, Mixed Media
Angry Head, Mixed Media - More DIY How To Projects]]> edibleberries All bow to the giant angry head totem! He will eat your faaaaaccccceee! Mixed media sculpture with wood, acrylic paint and chain. For this sculpture I am using a simplified cross section technique, which is a good method for getting accurate forms out of hard, fusible materials. Also good because I...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 18:28:15 PDT
Bear Whistles! Bird Whistles! How to Build Sculptures that Sing.
Bear Whistles! Bird Whistles! How to Build Sculptures that Sing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> alaut There is something magical about taking a soft piece of earth/clay and making it whistle. This Instructable you will walk you through the steps of making a clay whistle.   You'll need clay and a few tools : soft earthenware clay Popsicle or other similar flat, wooden stick sharpened pencil pa...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:17:14 PST
The Bird, given to friends and family...
The Bird, given to friends and family... - More DIY How To Projects]]> lidsdad One side of the family has Christmas the weekend before and all the gifts go in the middle, everyone gets a card, and lowest chooses first. You can either take a gift from the middle or one from another person. It ends when the last gift is opened from the middle. My sister in law (sort of) wanted o...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 18:50:16 PST
Fine Art from Cardboard
Fine Art from Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwilliamsen I've been watching the 123DMake software and output for a while - seeing all the cool cardboard, wood, and plastic structures other folks have made was inspiring.   I wondered if I couldn't use that technique as a starting point for a "fine art" piece - or - a less expensive way to make a large-scal...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 12:46:53 PST
Crafted Dragonfly
Crafted Dragonfly - More DIY How To Projects]]> Manick Yoj This glow-in-the-dark-eyed, handmade dragonfly is my most recent creation. It was not an overly difficult project but it made for an unusual and interesting gift. I thought it might be a fun project to share as it was quite satisfying to work on. If you are looking for a project in a similar style,...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 20:37:37 PST
Plaster Face Cast
Plaster Face Cast - More DIY How To Projects]]> SelkeyMoonbeam I wanted a cast of my face: a 3D positive, as closely resembling my real face as possible. I considered using 123D Catch to model my face and then print it out on our fancy 3D printers. But that's needlessly expensive and inaccessible (except for 123D Catch, which you should look up if you haven't h...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 23:03:29 PDT
Mad Chopstick Burr
Mad Chopstick Burr - More DIY How To Projects]]> imatfaal When we heard that the latest challenge was chopstick based a friend said to me that I should make "one of those mad pencil thingies but with chopsticks rather than pencils".  I finally managed to get sense out of him and he directed me to this website and the amazing work of George Hart: http://www...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 13:33:20 PDT
Desktop Tensegrity Tower
Desktop Tensegrity Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> Data643 Have you ever seen towers like the Needle Tower in Washington, D.C? It looks like it's just a trick, but it is real. This method of construction is called tension integrity, or "Tensegrity". Tensegrity is achieved when many wires or cables are stretched between poles in a repeating pattern. This p...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:39:37 PDT
Portrait Busts -- an original technique
Portrait Busts -- an original technique - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thinkenstein This is an original technique I use for making portrait busts out of grout.  Grout is like cement, except it is stickier and doesn't shrink.  When cement dries it shrinks and tends to crack, which the grout does not do. To make the finished bust lighter I use a mold to make crumpled aluminum foil ...
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:33:22 PDT
8/16-bit Sculptures!
8/16-bit Sculptures! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pie Ninja Look at that picture below, does that look like a special effect? If you said yes, you're wrong. That is 100% real, and in this Instructable I'll show you how to make your own. I should start out by saying that this is not my idea, it comes from a guy by the name of sWooZie, a while back he posted ...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 02:13:30 PST