Instructables: exploring - play - offbeat - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:30:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slingshot/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 04:00:21 PST
Introduction: Pinewood Derby Race Finish Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-Pinewood-Derby-Race-Finish-Line/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:29:01 PST
Mini Marshmallow Blaster! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Marshmallow-Blaster/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:26:57 PST
Waves in a Bottle - Relaxing Toy for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Waves-in-a-Bottle-Relaxing-Toy-for-Kids/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:31:48 PST
Disassembling Watches with 3 Common Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Disassembling-Watches-With-3-Tools/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:41:24 PST
How to make practice poi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Practice-Poi/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 19:31:41 PST
Super Horn (Person-Powered Truck Horn) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Horn-Person-Powered-Truck-Horn/
Super Horn (Person-Powered Truck Horn) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/RN3G/IYKG1HCC/FEERN3GIYKG1HCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/RN3G/IYKG1HCC/FEERN3GIYKG1HCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/RN3G/IYKG1HCC/FEERN3GIYKG1HCC.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Super HornThis is an easy, inexpensive, loud horn! It only takes a couple of hours to put together and costs about $12 (Less if you don't have to purchase minimum lengths of pipe).If you need a portable super loud horn to cheer your team on, rally the troops or let everyone know you're coming, this...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:13:18 PST
Kitty Farkle, or any form of Custom Farkle: 3D printed Dice Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitty-Farkle-or-Any-Form-of-Custom-Farkle-3D-Print/
Kitty Farkle, or any form of Custom Farkle: 3D printed Dice Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/FHFS/IX0Q03P3/FKYFHFSIX0Q03P3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/FHFS/IX0Q03P3/FKYFHFSIX0Q03P3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/FHFS/IX0Q03P3/FKYFHFSIX0Q03P3.SMALL.jpg brianfit My Wife, a lifelong crazy for cats lady, and I were playing Moose Farkle with the neighbors. It's a super simple but super fun game involving 6 dice in which the one pip has been replaced by a Moose. Wife asked for a set for Christmas, knows there's also Penguin Farkle, so asks if there's a Kitteh F...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:35:47 PST
Rainbow Run: A Competitive Learning System http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Run-a-Competitive-Learning-System/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 05:30:15 PST
How to spread kindness http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spread-Kindness/
How to spread kindness - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/6DKP/IVO5NHH5/FL26DKPIVO5NHH5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/6DKP/IVO5NHH5/FL26DKPIVO5NHH5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/6DKP/IVO5NHH5/FL26DKPIVO5NHH5.SMALL.jpg asergeeva In an effort to spread a little more kindness, I created a public art project, called the compliment project, that anyone with access to a printer and tape can participate in. Within a week of starting the project it spread internationally and was featured in The New York Times, ABC News, and San Fr...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:33:23 PST
Mini Blow Darts!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Blow-Darts/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 04:29:59 PST
KNOTTY SIDEWALK http://www.instructables.com/id/KNOTTY-SIDEWALK/
KNOTTY SIDEWALK - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/8S52/IVHQHEZ5/FLS8S52IVHQHEZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/8S52/IVHQHEZ5/FLS8S52IVHQHEZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/8S52/IVHQHEZ5/FLS8S52IVHQHEZ5.SMALL.jpg alexandraz7 This is knot your average street furniture! Wrapping aroundexisting sidewalk elements Knotty Sidewalk really ties Market Street together! Celebrate the sidewalk! Weave a fabric of delight and exploration!! Unleash the potential of Market Street with KNOTTY SIDEWALK!KNOTTY SIDEWALK! is a kit of part...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:38:33 PST
LED Poi Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-LED-Handles-for-Your-Poi/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 02:49:51 PDT
Giant Flying Jellyfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Flying-Jellyfish/
Giant Flying Jellyfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ZGHI/ITSWT1DH/F7AZGHIITSWT1DH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ZGHI/ITSWT1DH/F7AZGHIITSWT1DH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ZGHI/ITSWT1DH/F7AZGHIITSWT1DH.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu I am a bit of a Halloween nut: just look at some of my previous projects. This was an idea that had been bouncing around in my head for several months, and I finally got around to trying it. I can't say that it is a success, because I won't take the risk of flying it around my neighborhood on Hallow...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 12:37:27 PDT
50 Star Trek Projects to Celebrate 50 Years http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Star-Trek-Projects-to-Celebrate-50-Years/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8IJP/IST7L54J/FWS8IJPIST7L54J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8IJP/IST7L54J/FWS8IJPIST7L54J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/8IJP/IST7L54J/FWS8IJPIST7L54J.SMALL.jpg wold630 50 Star Trek themed projects to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek. Boldly go... Fascinating... Quilt Along Wooden USS Enterprise Model Mr. Spock Earmuffs - Leonard Nimoy Tribute Communicator Watch Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock Desk Toy Three Dimensional Chess Board Tribble...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 12:12:21 PDT
Sending a Weather Balloon To 95,000 Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-a-Weather-Balloon-to-95000-Feet/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 08:41:08 PDT
Building a Makerspace Parade Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Makerspace-Parade-Float/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 14:41:49 PDT
Coconut Cracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Cracker/
Coconut Cracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian I had inadvertently found a great way to open a coconut, one where the meat falls away from the shell and you do not have to dig it out or cut it apart. Now I'm trying to recreate it in better ways... The evolution of an idea... If you are not interested in the brief story of how thisproject came...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 22:41:13 PDT
The Inspirator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inspirator/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:45:37 PDT
Fly Harry, FLY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Harry-FLY/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:45:10 PDT
Modular Mini Golf Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Mini-Golf-Course/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:13:38 PDT
DIY Prosthetic Leg Foam Cover (Cosmesis) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Prosthetic-Leg-Foam-Cover-Cosmesis/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:04:20 PDT
Pointless Object: Cell Phone Camera Obscura http://www.instructables.com/id/Pointless-Object-Cell-Phone-Camera-Obscura/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:40:50 PDT
Magical Moosicorns http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Moosicorns/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:19:11 PDT
18 Pokémon Projects for Megafans http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokémon-Projects-for-Megafans/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/TF8C/IQJGB5ES/F51TF8CIQJGB5ES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/TF8C/IQJGB5ES/F51TF8CIQJGB5ES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/TF8C/IQJGB5ES/F51TF8CIQJGB5ES.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Across the U.S., Pokémon Go is getting people out of their houses and into their neighborhoods, which is fantastic. An app that asks more of you than simply staring at a rectangle of light and swiping? I'm all for it.But if you're a real fan, maybe it's time to level-up from augmented reality and cr...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:30:17 PDT
Forensics for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Forensics-for-Kids/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 07:01:14 PDT
Water Bottle Popper http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Popper/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 18:09:22 PDT
DIY Stomp Rockets! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stomp-Rockets-1/
DIY Stomp Rockets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/1139/IPVHAJFC/FUB1139IPVHAJFC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/1139/IPVHAJFC/FUB1139IPVHAJFC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/1139/IPVHAJFC/FUB1139IPVHAJFC.SMALL.jpg jayludden This summer, we are making rockets at the Pacific Science Center! These rockets are a really fantastic physics activity that can be done pretty easily at home with relatively easy to find materials.You need (rockets): 1-2 sheets of colorful papermasking tapescissors1/2 inch PVC pipe (for measuring r...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:51:28 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Shortbow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Shortbow/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:27:35 PDT
How to Get on Camera in a Live Studio Audience From a Guy Who's Done It Four Times http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-on-Camera-in-a-Live-Studio-Audience-Fro/
How to Get on Camera in a Live Studio Audience From a Guy Who's Done It Four Times - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AG9E/IPPRISG1/FI7AG9EIPPRISG1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AG9E/IPPRISG1/FI7AG9EIPPRISG1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/AG9E/IPPRISG1/FI7AG9EIPPRISG1.SMALL.jpg travderose So you want to get shown on camera in a live studio audience do you? Well it’s actually not that difficult if you can muster up a little creativity. I’ve been shown on camera on CONAN on four different occasions. One time I was on camera for about 60 seconds and talked to Conan and his sidekick Andy...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:37:45 PDT
The Dark Crystal Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dark-Crystal-Geocache/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:54:28 PDT
Zombie Geocache 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Geocache-3/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:08:22 PDT
Laser Cut Plinko Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Plinko-Game/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 17:59:48 PDT
Golf balls in a Coke bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Balls-in-a-Coke-Bottle/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:06:41 PDT
Flying formation of Blue Angels http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Formation-of-Blue-Angels/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 11:50:02 PDT
Giant Ant Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Ant-Geocache/
Giant Ant Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/93EW/IOO5LEH9/F3793EWIOO5LEH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/93EW/IOO5LEH9/F3793EWIOO5LEH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/93EW/IOO5LEH9/F3793EWIOO5LEH9.SMALL.jpg Dwarf Exploder Materials:Balloons x 3Plastic bags x 3Masking tapeExpanding foamPantyhoseIrrigation tubingIrrigation joins - right angle x 18, cross x 1, T-shape x 2Glow stick x 2Ping pong ball x 1Cable ties x 4Used medicine container x 1PVC pipe x 1PVC cementPaint - brown/blackClothRubber bands Building the body...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 17:44:55 PDT
7 Projects to Create That "I'm Such a Happy Chewbacca" Feeling http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-to-Create-That-Im-Such-a-Happy-Chewbacca-/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LNSE/IOHEPHHP/FVSLNSEIOHEPHHP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LNSE/IOHEPHHP/FVSLNSEIOHEPHHP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LNSE/IOHEPHHP/FVSLNSEIOHEPHHP.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx "Laugh it up, fuzzball!" By now many of you have seen the viral video of the woman who bought that Chewbacca mask and laughed herself into hysterics. If not… enjoy! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElem...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 11:40:10 PDT
Maneuverable Fur http://www.instructables.com/id/Maneuverable-Fur/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:43:38 PDT
9 Unusual Uses for Barbies http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Uses-for-Barbie/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/1KB2/IO1OWTVT/F7L1KB2IO1OWTVT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/1KB2/IO1OWTVT/F7L1KB2IO1OWTVT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/1KB2/IO1OWTVT/F7L1KB2IO1OWTVT.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Barbie is an iconic children's toy, but don't let her doll-aisle address limit your imagination!Here are 9 projects that transform Barbie from an omnipresent, mass-produced toy into a unique and clever DIY creation.These fun hacks offer a much needed expansion of the definition of what it means to b...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 16:46:08 PDT
Chainsaw Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Blender/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 13:26:19 PDT
DIY Door Stopper Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Door-Stopper-Geocache/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 19:55:21 PDT
The Giant Spirograph http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Giant-Spirograph/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 22:35:19 PDT
Introduction to hobbyist Lock picking Aka: LockSport http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Hobbyist-Lock-Picking/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 10:27:14 PDT
Little Habitat http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Habitat/
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:33:44 PST
The Lock Box: Lockpicking display & Practice stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lock-Box-Display-Practice-Stand/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 01:57:09 PST
Compressed Air Blow Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressed-Air-Blow-Gun/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 14:36:37 PST
Hollowing a light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Hollowing-a-Light-Bulb/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:51:11 PST
How to Build Your Dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Your-Dragon/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:59:54 PST
Make a Bauta Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bauta-Mask/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:06:13 PST
Spider Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Geocache/
Spider Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SMALL.jpg Dwarf Exploder This is an older geocache that I made. Originally I didn't make an instructable for it, but since I had to bring it in from the wild for repairs I thought I would take the opportunity to retroactively show how it was made.Materials:Scrap woodSample jarProtein powder containerScrews, washers etc.PVC ...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:16:19 PST