Instructables: exploring - living - cardboard http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:29:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Papercraft Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Knives/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:37:16 PDT
Cardboard Cat Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Cat-Bed/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:40:31 PDT
Simple, Cheap, Comfy home for cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Comfy-home-for-cats/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:10:11 PDT
Tutorial 7 Folding Example David Huffman Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-7-Folding-Example-David-Huffman-Tower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/6PEY/HTEUEPDD/F0J6PEYHTEUEPDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/6PEY/HTEUEPDD/F0J6PEYHTEUEPDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/6PEY/HTEUEPDD/F0J6PEYHTEUEPDD.SMALL.jpg NeoSpica_NeoLiveArt Tutorial 7 Folding Example David Huffman Tower David Huffman  "Hexagonal Column with Cusps." my first attempt with curved folds (impressive work of David Huffman) Decorative column Fold and crease pattern.
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:27:17 PDT
DIY eco friendly cardboard ball for cat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-eco-friendly-cardboard-ball-for-cat/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:30:22 PDT
How to Start a Recycling Program in Your Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Recycling-Program-in-Your-Home/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:53:38 PDT
stick man- guitarist http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-man-guitarist/
stick man- guitarist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M2CS/HT5CUWEY/FK2M2CSHT5CUWEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M2CS/HT5CUWEY/FK2M2CSHT5CUWEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/M2CS/HT5CUWEY/FK2M2CSHT5CUWEY.SMALL.jpg shankybatra this is an easy DIY, and can be made with a very few resources. to make it you need: some broom sticks or bamboo sticks,super glue or quick fix adhesive,small jigsaw cutter,acrylic colors,cardboard. cut and fix it will be easy if you draw a sketch of what you want to make and how will it fina...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:25:12 PDT
Cardboard Marker Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Marker-Holder/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:09:12 PDT
Bonus: The Moose http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonus-The-Moose/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:36:11 PDT
Jazz up a lamp with a deer http://www.instructables.com/id/Jazz-up-a-lamp-with-a-deer/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:06:59 PDT
Create faceted paper-objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-faceted-paper-objects/
Create faceted paper-objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/K77H/HRKQWX0P/F77K77HHRKQWX0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/K77H/HRKQWX0P/F77K77HHRKQWX0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/K77H/HRKQWX0P/F77K77HHRKQWX0P.SMALL.jpg krummrey Faceted sculptures and objects are all the rage these days. And they are ideal to make from paper or cardstock. You don't need fancy 3D-programs or design skills. But it takes time and patience to make them. There's a lot of paper to be printed, cut and glued. If you want to skip the next st...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 09:18:43 PST
Hack your trash can http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-trash-can/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:37:47 PST
Treat Dispenser For Small Animals http://www.instructables.com/id/Treat-Dispenser-For-Small-Animals/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:57:59 PST
Paper Roll Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Roll-Snowflakes/
Paper Roll Snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTD/4B1T/HRBE3Z8G/FTD4B1THRBE3Z8G.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I made these snowflakes last year to decorate the walls of the entrance during Christmas time...they ended up staying attached to the wall during the whole year and they are still there! :D Everybody seems to like them whenever they visit and they can't believe how fast and simple they are to make! ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:03:54 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Frame-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
How To Personalize BF4 DogTags with Custom Packaging =Made it at TechShop= http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-BF4-DogTags-Custom-Packaging-Made-it-/
How To Personalize BF4 DogTags with Custom Packaging =Made it at TechShop= - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/0ACX/HQYWSNR1/F4S0ACXHQYWSNR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/0ACX/HQYWSNR1/F4S0ACXHQYWSNR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/0ACX/HQYWSNR1/F4S0ACXHQYWSNR1.SMALL.jpg Yte As a Mac user I have been privy to some cool unboxings in my time.  I always know when it was designed by Apple in Cupertino because there is a unique feeling associated with HOW a user is introduced to their new e-Pal.  While my packaging may not even come close to that feeling, I intended to repli...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:40:59 PST
Whiskey/Wine etc Bottle Container False Bottom http://www.instructables.com/id/WhiskeyWine-etc-Bottle-Container-False-Bottom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/MPFB/HR0AU3YJ/FNXMPFBHR0AU3YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/MPFB/HR0AU3YJ/FNXMPFBHR0AU3YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/MPFB/HR0AU3YJ/FNXMPFBHR0AU3YJ.SMALL.jpg its_mishra As the images suggest , this is a pretty straighforward build. Normally people throw away the cardboard container , even more after getting a few drinks inside.Try to remember that your valuables are under your poison. Things you need A Whiskey/ Wine / Gin /Rum Bottle with the cardboard cylindric...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 02:25:54 PST
Hidden In Cardboard Under My Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-In-Cardboard-Under-My-Bed/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:23:43 PST
Glass fiber custom build picture frame; SNOOPY http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-fiber-custom-build-picture-frame-SNOOPY-1/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 07:54:35 PST
Ring box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-box/
Ring box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/B78P/HQDUTVV4/FS0B78PHQDUTVV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/B78P/HQDUTVV4/FS0B78PHQDUTVV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/B78P/HQDUTVV4/FS0B78PHQDUTVV4.SMALL.jpg Gircult I created this simple cardboard ring box, meant to be cut with a laser cutter, for a problem solving class. Unfortunately we do not have a laser cutter, and i had to cut the sides with an exacto knife, so it's a bit...ugly. Create the plan My digital plan was created in Inkscape. Each side matche...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:40:47 PST
Spice Rack from Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Spice-Rack-from-Cardboard/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 00:52:21 PST
Worlds Simplest Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Simplest-Secret-Compartment/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:16:14 PST
Cardboard Robot for little kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Robot-for-little-kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SMALL.jpg sophiecarlisle I made 12 robot "kits" for my daughters bday party.   To make one, you will need: 2 boxes (one smaller than the other), tinfoil sheets, spray adhesive, xacto knife, duct tape (silver and red), laundry ducting, chip clip, whisk, round piece of cardboard (or plastic lid), rubberbands, 1 tupperware bo...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 22:06:35 PST
Make Perpetual Calender from last year's calender http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Perpetual-Calender-from-last-years-calender/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:16:14 PST
Cardboard Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/73MZ/HPT9246J/FBN73MZHPT9246J.SMALL.jpg 386Cadet This is my cardboard desk I made from 2 boxes The top thing that looks like a slot is a drawer. The bottom compartment is, well, a compartment The very bottom cut out is a place for your feet. I glued 2 boxes together. This is my first instructable.
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:20:02 PST
Picture Frame/Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-FrameShadow-Box/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:52:49 PST
Cat Scratcher Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Scratcher-Tower/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:18:13 PST
False Bottom Wooden Box http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Wooden-Box/
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 19:05:08 PST
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-DIY-Six-Sided-Cardboard-Christmas-Tree/
TUTORIAL: DIY Six-Sided Cardboard Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/2JK6/HP8OKXDE/F6R2JK6HP8OKXDE.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I share another tutorial on how to make a DIY cardboard Christmas tree. Even if you’ve already got a beautiful evergreen decorated with glowing Christmas lights, you can make one of these to create some new memories with your family. This tutorial is also for teachers who want to have a simple tree ...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:24:05 PST
Cardboard Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Christmas-Tree-3/
Cardboard Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/S6XR/HP71H7P7/FTDS6XRHP71H7P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/S6XR/HP71H7P7/FTDS6XRHP71H7P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/S6XR/HP71H7P7/FTDS6XRHP71H7P7.SMALL.jpg blanthegenius Materials: High resolution image of a Christmas Tree 1 piece 5ft x 4ft Cardboard 2 pieces 2ft x 1ft Cardboard A Packet of Wallpaper Paste Paste Brush Bucket Mixing Stick Packaging Tape 16  A3 sheets of printer paper Printer Craft Knife or Scissors Set of Tree Lights Search for a tree On the inte...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 11:35:54 PST
Miniature House http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-House/
Miniature House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/LQ9I/HP5SN2BK/FBNLQ9IHP5SN2BK.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This year I decided that I wanted to make a couple of miniature houses for my nativity village. In the past years my family bought some other miniatures houses for it but, looking at them, I realized that they were made out of thin cardboard and they weren't even so nice after all...so I thought I h...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:18 PST
Scrap Crate Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Crate-Hidden-Compartment/
Scrap Crate Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/DXWI/HP1PVQOM/F6GDXWIHP1PVQOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/DXWI/HP1PVQOM/F6GDXWIHP1PVQOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/DXWI/HP1PVQOM/F6GDXWIHP1PVQOM.SMALL.jpg halo99 "The best place to hide is in plain sight" I needed somewhere to stash my bread and jelly from any despicable guests wanting to plunder my food cache for the winter. So I hatched this idea in disparity and worry in fear that every moment I wasted was a moment closer to losing my precious whole gra...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:29:07 PST
T-Shirt Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Rug-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/TYU4/HOUFS2GH/FCTTYU4HOUFS2GH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/TYU4/HOUFS2GH/FCTTYU4HOUFS2GH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/TYU4/HOUFS2GH/FCTTYU4HOUFS2GH.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Hi Guys, let's make some t-shirt rug, you can use any of your unwanted t-shirts. I'll also show you how to make a loom out of a cardboard box. It is a great recycling project and it is very easy to do!!!!!
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:30:55 PST
Mystery Science Theater 3000 T.V. Overlay Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystery-Science-Theater-3000-TV-Overlay-Board/
Mystery Science Theater 3000 T.V. Overlay Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/UVQ5/HOHYGLAV/FSYUVQ5HOHYGLAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/UVQ5/HOHYGLAV/FSYUVQ5HOHYGLAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/UVQ5/HOHYGLAV/FSYUVQ5HOHYGLAV.SMALL.jpg godzilla98rules Who doesn't love watching Mystery Science Theater 3000 make fun of bad movies? Have you had any movies you'd wished they riffed? After an idea popped into my head, I made this: A board that can be placed over the Television screen of your choice. Now you can watch a movie with the three hecklers wat...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:19:23 PST
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Advent-Calendar-Christmas-Tree/
Advent Calendar: Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/87KK/HO7XJVVD/FO887KKHO7XJVVD.SMALL.jpg iammyr Here I'm gonna show you the steps I followed to create an advent calendar shaped as a Christmas Tree, which can be hanged on a wall and contain sachets for each different day. Material 3 rectangular plastic containers of different sizes 1 circular plastic container 1 red ribbon ...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:52:01 PST
The Ghetto Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ghetto-Chair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/02FW/GKLJ5XQ7/FL402FWGKLJ5XQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/02FW/GKLJ5XQ7/FL402FWGKLJ5XQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/02FW/GKLJ5XQ7/FL402FWGKLJ5XQ7.SMALL.jpg MrShambles A completely free and environmentally friendly chair made from corrugated card-board. The chair is surprisingly strong, holding 100kg with ease. Simply get some boxes from your local supermarket loading depot, zip-tie them together to form a long strip. Then roll up the strip and tie together ti...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:11:47 PST
The Mark 1 Iron man suit! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mark-1-Iron-man-suit/
The Mark 1 Iron man suit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/T20S/HNRL65K8/F9ST20SHNRL65K8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/T20S/HNRL65K8/F9ST20SHNRL65K8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/T20S/HNRL65K8/F9ST20SHNRL65K8.SMALL.jpg mho1 This is my Mark 1 Iron man costume. Its quite the beauty isn't it? ;D Last year for Halloween i dressed up as Tony Stark, having the arc reactor strapped around my chest. It was a last minute decision as i wanted to build something "techie". The arc reactor took a night for me to design and build (...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 23:30:44 PST
Leda's Study: my Mystery Build 2013 entry http://www.instructables.com/id/Ledas-Study-my-Mystery-Build-2013-entry/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 01:11:20 PDT
D.I.Y. Cardboard Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Cardboard Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/67HY/HN2BK4IH/FKB67HYHN2BK4IH.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Cardboard is the first thing that comes in my mind (most of the time) whenever I want to make something. Cardboard is a very useful crafting material and easy to use. In this instructable I'll show you how to make stamps using cardboard. Making these cardboard stamps was fun and I hope you enjoy mak...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:20:11 PDT
Cheap and simple beer pong/coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-simple-beer-pongcoffee-table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9OKE/HMMFCUJR/FUD9OKEHMMFCUJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9OKE/HMMFCUJR/FUD9OKEHMMFCUJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9OKE/HMMFCUJR/FUD9OKEHMMFCUJR.SMALL.jpg ilpug I'm a college student with college students for friends. Some of them have a house, and wanted a beer pong table. We were cheap, so we made this one. Materials: -Foam core door at a home center, pick the size you want. Make sure that it has a solid surface so the balls bounce well. 20$ or so at a h...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:29:37 PDT
Giant cardboard Cthulhu that guards the gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-cardboard-Cthulhu-that-guards-the-gold/
Giant cardboard Cthulhu that guards the gold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/YV64/HMFQL819/F08YV64HMFQL819.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/YV64/HMFQL819/F08YV64HMFQL819.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/YV64/HMFQL819/F08YV64HMFQL819.SMALL.jpg andrewt I made a big cardboard Cthulhu based on a 123D Creature model by Amanda Jackson to lord over the snack machines in Autodesk's Pier 9 kitchen.   Our snack machines give out $1 Sacagawea coins as change if you use bigger bills, and I thought that maybe something should guard all that gold from would-...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 15:58:34 PDT
Making a cardboard devil with 123D Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-cardboard-devil-with-123D-Make/
Making a cardboard devil with 123D Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/54JN/HMF6RI0Z/FNF54JNHMF6RI0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/54JN/HMF6RI0Z/FNF54JNHMF6RI0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/54JN/HMF6RI0Z/FNF54JNHMF6RI0Z.SMALL.jpg andrewt HAlloWeEn!   I'm making some things live scary-up the office and I came across a really great model of the devil character from Legend.  The Tim Curry-Satan guy.  All I can remember is him hissing at Tom Cruise, 'Boiyyyyy...'.   This particular model is cool because it started out as a Darth Maul ...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 11:32:41 PDT
Makedo Lion Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Lion-Mask/
Makedo Lion Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Become the King of the Jungle with this cute cardboard Lion Mask! We've made ours using reclaimed cardboard and a combination of Makedo Re-clips and the clever little Makedo Scrus available from mymakedo.com. For those who haven't seen them before, the Makedo Scru is a cardboard screw that can be us...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:53:33 PDT
Cardboard Bedhead http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Bedhead/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1N7C/HLJUUI5R/FEO1N7CHLJUUI5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1N7C/HLJUUI5R/FEO1N7CHLJUUI5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/1N7C/HLJUUI5R/FEO1N7CHLJUUI5R.SMALL.jpg Jords001 Basically, I made this for aesthetics, or feng shui if you will. It also takes up a little less room than a modern wooden bed head but I mainly wanted to recycle something into something semi useful. You could always use Balsa wood or a similar thin wood if you wanted to save room but cardboard isn'...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:53:05 PDT
Laser Cut Bar Sign Tribute - Closing time - Semisonic http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Bar-Sign-Tribute-Closing-time-Semisonic/
Laser Cut Bar Sign Tribute - Closing time - Semisonic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/A13R/HKM8UXCQ/F4YA13RHKM8UXCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/A13R/HKM8UXCQ/F4YA13RHKM8UXCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/A13R/HKM8UXCQ/F4YA13RHKM8UXCQ.SMALL.jpg MikeMosher This project was made on the epilogue laser at TechShop. It was a simple project that made a great decoration for my basement bar.   http://www.techshop.ws/       http://youtu.be/xGytDsqkQY8 Design with Corel Draw Using Corel Draw, I created two layers to the design. the first was a sign "sorry w...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:52:19 PDT
Barrette Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrette-Organizer/
Barrette Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5UGP/HJKC0TVE/FB95UGPHJKC0TVE.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie Have you ever searched through a handful of barrettes, frustrated that you cannot find the one you want because some are facing up and others are facing down? Are you storing your barrettes on the flimsy piece of cardboard they came on? If so, it seems like it's time to get a barrette organizer! But...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 18:34:23 PDT
Makedo Parrot Costume: Wearable Bird Wings and Parrot Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Parrot-Costume-Wearable-Bird-Wings-and-Par/
Makedo Parrot Costume: Wearable Bird Wings and Parrot Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Flap your way into the Makedo menagerie with these beautiful Bird Wings and Parrot Hat, as designed by artist Lottie Smith from the UK. It looks intricate but the construction is really simple. Join us as Lottie talks through how to make a pair of Wearable Bird Wings and a matching Parrot hat compl...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 16:49:37 PDT
BR55 Battle Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/BR55-Battle-Rifle-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/JA6K/HJKBWXF6/FVBJA6KHJKBWXF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/JA6K/HJKBWXF6/FVBJA6KHJKBWXF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/JA6K/HJKBWXF6/FVBJA6KHJKBWXF6.SMALL.jpg skyfly23 here is my attempt at a battle rifle. i'm still working on it now. there's a removable clip a scope a loading slide a copper pipe for a barrel a torch
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 02:09:07 PDT
Darth Pez!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Pez/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3133/HJGE2680/FDL3133HJGE2680.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3133/HJGE2680/FDL3133HJGE2680.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/3133/HJGE2680/FDL3133HJGE2680.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit It's that time of year again when I spend summers away and get creative juices going at high speed.  The down fall, I am the WORST at taking step by step instructions!  Ask away I'll attempt to tell you how I created my Darth Pez. Materials: One Large FedEx box, two cheap kitchen bowls, foam core,...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:12:51 PDT