Instructables: exploring - living - robot - popular Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:31:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Automated Halloween Candy Tumbler / Dispenser
Automated Halloween Candy Tumbler / Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fadoodle Sadly, we are never home to hand out candy on Halloween. In the past, we would leave out a bowl of candy, perhaps with a sign saying "please take only one". But that is less than ideal, obviously. It invites abuse, and is somewhat lame.I decided to tackle this important problem using technology. ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:35:21 PST
Instructables Robot GIANT PAPERCRAFT
Instructables Robot GIANT PAPERCRAFT - More DIY How To Projects]]> visualspicer Since 2011 I've been actively posting my creative work at and exploring projects contributed to the website by other members. Along the way, several of my projects were featured by the Instructables staff and favorited by thousands of viewers. In 2014, Instructables' parent company...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:20:22 PDT
Being Nice On Instructables
Being Nice On Instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid has a "Be Nice" policy which is good advice for general, everyday living. As a community we create the majority of content that you see on this site. There are so many skill levels represented here, from the basic beginner to the mad scientist, that you will see a ton of variations...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:15:24 PDT
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture"
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" - More DIY How To Projects]]> CreativLiMade In this Instructable I show how I created a motorized "walking machine/sculpture" made out of paper. I will be taking you through all the stages from concept to design and all the way to the end of the build. This will hopefully be sufficient enough to act as a guide if you choose to create and impr...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:48:10 PDT
Spacebrewer - Remote Tea Making Device
Spacebrewer - Remote Tea Making Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> AdielFernandez We wanted to make a device that would allow us to remotely brew a cup of tea. Why? Because tea is awesome! On those cold winter days, you would be able to have a tea brewed and ready for you by the time you arrived home. You can also brew tea for your friends and family even if you're across...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 04:24:49 PDT
Instructables Robot Hockey Shirt
Instructables Robot Hockey Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Team Ibles. Now get the puck outta here. What is more Fn manlier than getting geared up for a game of hockey...or not? There are no couch potato makers. Well, you need an authentic team jersey to give you that aggressive and imposing look when you go up against the other team. Missing a few teeth h...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:25:48 PST
Furniture risers - Help cleaning droids catch more dust bunnies under the sofa
Furniture risers - Help cleaning droids catch more dust bunnies under the sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> roballoba We got a cleaning droid. A Neato to be precise - it's a lot like a Roomba, but it's a Neato. It's a cleaning robot, not quite R2D2, but it's getting there. The kind of thing that likes to wake up and make a lot of noise while bumping into things when you want peace and quiet. Aside from getting stuc...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:04:41 PST
I... am Optimus Prime: How to
I... am Optimus Prime: How to - More DIY How To Projects]]> DoggieDoc83 Following is my Instructable on how I carved (and, though extremely difficult, how YOU could carve) my 2013 pumpkin "I... am Optimus Prime!" The only tools used are in the picture below. Tools include: Serrated pumpkin carving knives (from those kits you can by ANYwhere around Halloween) X-acto kn...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:08:00 PDT
DIY Painted Eyeball Sphero for Halloween
DIY Painted Eyeball Sphero for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> gosphero It's that time of year again! Sphero's favorite holiday is just around the corner. This time, instead of gutting and glittering pumpkins, turn your Sphero into the spookiest robot on the block. Everyone knows, a rolling eyeball is the #1 way to scare kids away from eating all your candy.  In order ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:59:26 PDT
screen print low fi haloween trick or treating robot onto a t-shirt , canvas or something
screen print low fi haloween trick or treating robot onto a t-shirt , canvas or something - More DIY How To Projects]]> crazyg spent £2.50 on materials, i had some paint already . this is my method for making your own screen and prints with it. this process can be achieved with a minimal amount of equipment.and gives striking results. i have illustrated the basic principal , and included some images of the sort of equipmen...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:42:09 PDT
Pimp My Fan
Pimp My Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> M.C. Langer Only a few days before I left the AiR program, Randy brought an old Honeywell electric fan, and started to talk: "This is my old fan. It's not the big deal. It's white. Blows air. And it's dirty. It's just a fan. I want it to still be a fan, but with more attitude. Please M.C. Langer, PIMP MY FAN!...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:13:28 PDT
Etsy Craft: PLUSHIES!
Etsy Craft: PLUSHIES! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Li Sashay Well, everyone knows that Plushies seem to be a fad right now. You can see them in sizes and shapes ranging from Avengers look-alikes, to anime, to the little Cthulhu squiddy things that people make in their spare time. Today we bring you a Make Robot plushie that you can make in a few minutes with ...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:27:41 PDT
Ladie's Fit Robot T-Shirt
Ladie's Fit Robot T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunFlow3r Hello everybody!  I recently received a robot Instructables t-shirt as a prize in the Cardboard & Duct Tape contest   A huge THANK YOU! to anyone who was kind enough to vote for me by the way!  Anywho, the t-shirt was only available men's sizes, and since I am most definitely not a 'men' I was swimm...
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Thu, 2 May 2013 17:35:03 PDT
Tincloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> donedirtcheap Turning an Instructables apron into an Indestructible apron: Water-proof, flame resistant and easy-clean. Could be it turns a knife too! Ever wonder why some canvas, like the stuff that a Carhart jacket is made of, is so much tougher than, say, a drop cloth?  The secret is 'tincloth,' invented in s...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:20:39 PST
DIY Pocket Protector
DIY Pocket Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Maybe I've spent too much time at Instructables World Headquarters, but I woke up this morning with a sudden urge to make myself a pocket protector. Upon seeing how cool my pocket protector was, everyone else at Instructables requested that I make some for them. In short, making your own pocket ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 20:04:41 PDT
Steampunk Nutcracker treese1 Meet Walnutsworth- the newest addition to my holiday nutcracker collection. Started our as a "blank" wooden nutcracker but after a day of painting, building, and decorating, he is now a steampunk gentleman complete with clockwork robotic arm and jetpack! Enjoy!
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:28:52 PST
Build Ironman Mark VI out of makedo and cardboard paper
Build Ironman Mark VI out of makedo and cardboard paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> yihungkuo The idea of making an ironman simply came from my 3 kids... I wanted to make them a toy suit for roleplay and halloween, but ended up making my own size model.  In any case, they had fun during the month long period I spent making this model.  If it were not for the daily 'Daddy, where is the ironma...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 05:02:48 PST
Android Robot - Print Out and Make
Android Robot - Print Out and Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> robives Download, print out and make your own Android robot. This poseable robot is available for everyone to download for free.This project was originally published on the website.  The Android robot is the logo of Google's Android mobile device operating system. This Android robot is modified...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 08:42:50 PST
Easy Hydraulic Machines
Easy Hydraulic Machines - More DIY How To Projects]]> WYE_Lance In this Instructable, I'll to show you how to build many projects that use a simple hydraulic system that kids in elementary school can build. Each step will show you one of four machines that use the same basic mechanism. Materials These are the essential materials, but you could of course add to ...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:20:47 PDT
Giant Inflatable Robot
Giant Inflatable Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> otherlab Otherlab has been doing a lot of inflatable fabrication lately, and we thought it was about time to write an Instructable about it.  What better subject to inflatable-ize than the Instructables robot itself?  Here's the high level view of the fabrication process. Design 3D model and decompose into...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:02:39 PST
7FT Gundam - Ultimate Papercraft visualspicer After burning my 4FT Freedom Gundam papercraft in 2010 I was determined to create a bigger and better replacement. This 7FT Gundam Mk-2 papercraft became the result of my goal, made up of 1250 parts on 720 pages, for a total paper weight of 10lb (4.5kg). Using time-lapse photography, video editing ...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:49:19 PST
Mr. Hyde Halloween robotic top hat
Mr. Hyde Halloween robotic top hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> techiebot I was inspired by the Mr. Hyde character in Nightmare Before Christmas to make an animated top hat. I also loved the cable control creature that Dug North detailed in last year's Make Halloween edition. I wanted a creature that could pop up partially or fully and also move its head and open its mo...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 07:14:06 PST
Simple Animatronics (robotic hand)
Simple Animatronics (robotic hand) - More DIY How To Projects]]> tanntraad I made my first animatronic hand when I was about 10 years old using stuff I found around the house. Now I want to share with you how to easily make your own at home!  This hand is made from readily available materials and is perfect for your Halloween haunted house, scary pranks, as a movie prop o...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2007 12:31:49 PDT
No-Sew Duct Tape Apron
No-Sew Duct Tape Apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Make this handy vinyl apron with absolutely no sewing involved! Once again, Duct Tape is the hero in this story, so I introduce to you: The Taperon! This project is so fun and easy, it's a great thing to do with the kids! They'll love wearing the aprons they made and designed with their own hands....
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 09:36:05 PDT