Instructables: exploring - play - offbeat - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:01:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solo Ping Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Solo-Ping-Pong/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:45:59 PDT
Ease The Pain Of A Child Who Has Cancer 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ease-The-Pain-Of-A-Child-Who-Has-Cancer-2/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:43:01 PDT
Swiss Army Machete: Zombie Defense Multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Swiss-Army-Machete-Zombie-Defense-Multi-tool/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:17:25 PDT
How to Host an Instructables Build Night http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Host-an-Instructables-Build-Night/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:19:33 PDT
Cacophones- a Monstrous Mechanical Mashup http://www.instructables.com/id/Cacophones-a-Monstrous-Mechanical-Mashup/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 01:18:58 PDT
How to Make Goop! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Goop/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 07:02:47 PST
Counterweight Hanging Hammocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Counterweight-Hanging-Hammocks/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:49:27 PDT
Idaho Howitzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Idaho-Howitzer/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 11:31:36 PDT
Faux Bamboo Trophy Antlers http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Bamboo-Trophy-Antlers/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:01:51 PDT
Crossbow Pistol http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossbow-Pistol/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:19:19 PDT
International Travel with only a Carry-On (and other tips) http://www.instructables.com/id/International-Travel-with-only-a-Carry-On-and-othe/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:44:05 PDT
Swiss Army Barbie http://www.instructables.com/id/Swiss-Army-Barbie/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 09:50:54 PDT
Terminator Foot Nut Cracker (revised) http://www.instructables.com/id/Terminator-Nut-Cracker/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:52:00 PDT
Make a Magnetic Bolt Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Magnetic-Bolt-Geocache/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:50:33 PDT
His and Hers Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/His-and-Hers-Toothpaste/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:17:02 PDT
Instant Axe aka Cell Phone Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Axe/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:35:56 PDT
Instructables THE GAME http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-THE-GAME/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:26:20 PDT
Sealed Money Box with Peep Hole and Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-Money-Box-with-Peep-Hole-and-Light/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:06:58 PDT
Giant Bubble Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Bubble-Machine/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:02:22 PDT
Messtival Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Messtival-Games/
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 14:59:35 PDT
DIY Kubb set http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kubb-set/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:45:08 PDT
31 Unusual Uses For Coconuts http://www.instructables.com/id/31-Unusual-Uses-For-Coconuts/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:08:18 PDT
Fast and Easy, PVC Kids Fort (for under $60) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Easy-PVC-Kids-Fort-for-under-60/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:29:00 PDT
Nuka-Cola Ring Toss http://www.instructables.com/id/Nuka-Cola-Ring-Toss/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:52:00 PDT
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun) http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-invaders-marble-run-school-fete-game-and-mat/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:28:10 PDT
InstaMorph Magnetic Musical Marble Run http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-Magnetic-Musical-Marble-Run/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 17:46:31 PDT
Secret Can Hiding Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Can-Hiding-Place/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 17:58:57 PDT
How NOT to Build an Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-Build-an-Airplane/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 20:15:09 PDT
Compact Underground Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Underground-Secret-Compartment/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:21:40 PDT
Hardware Store Bullwhip http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-Store-Bullwhip/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 18:36:02 PDT
Star Wars Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Does this even need an explanation? Who doesn't love Star Wars! Check out these awesome Star Wars projects, props, costumes, and other whacky things. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:51:55 PDT
Make a Puppet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Puppet-1/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:09:09 PDT
Taxidermy Moustache http://www.instructables.com/id/Taxidermy-Moustache/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:22:40 PDT
STUMP drinking game http://www.instructables.com/id/STUMP-drinking-game/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:07:58 PDT
Comic Con Bingo http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Con-Bingo/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:33:00 PDT
Tireball Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tireball-Sculpture/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:00:48 PDT
DIY Cthulhu http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cthulhu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Feeling crafty and fond of Cthulhu? Here is some DIY Cthulhu inspiration."If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotes...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:16:59 PST
Aromatherapy Fart: Laughter is the Best Medicine http://www.instructables.com/id/Aromatherapy-Fart-Laughter-is-the-Best-Medicine/
Aromatherapy Fart: Laughter is the Best Medicine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/5OT6/I6H7ENK6/FKL5OT6I6H7ENK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/5OT6/I6H7ENK6/FKL5OT6I6H7ENK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/5OT6/I6H7ENK6/FKL5OT6I6H7ENK6.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Recently an animation colleague of mine was diagnosed with lymphoma and began receiving chemo treatments. When he revealed the news to all of us via Facebook, he requested that we joke about it; that we keep him laughing through the pain with silly drawings, made up names for his cancer, wig recomme...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:35:25 PST
Ikea Chair Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Chair-Sled/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:11:50 PST
DIY SkyMall Zines http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SkyMall-Zines/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:23:38 PST
Homemade Paddle, or, How to Make an Impression http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Paddle-or-How-to-Make-an-Impression/
Homemade Paddle, or, How to Make an Impression - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/0UVU/I63EYA1N/FHS0UVUI63EYA1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/0UVU/I63EYA1N/FHS0UVUI63EYA1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/0UVU/I63EYA1N/FHS0UVUI63EYA1N.SMALL.jpg theskashow So here it is, the night before Valentine's Day, and I've realized I have yet to actually buy my wife anything. Thank goodness for a well-stocked workshop. Plus, she's used to me spending all evening in the garage, so she probably won't notice if I sneak away to cobble something together. Fair warni...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:56:51 PST
unusual uses for condoms http://www.instructables.com/id/unusual-uses-for-condoms/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:14:35 PST
Pirate Ship Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Ship-Playhouse-1/
Pirate Ship Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/KTQX/I5JHRB7E/F3JKTQXI5JHRB7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/KTQX/I5JHRB7E/F3JKTQXI5JHRB7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/KTQX/I5JHRB7E/F3JKTQXI5JHRB7E.SMALL.jpg JimWesthoff Motivated by a recent poster of his awesome Pirate Ship playhouse, I'm posting photos and drawings of my crazy adventure from last summer. My children and I built a ship in our backyard. You know, for the kids. For you professionals out there, a word of warning - you may see some details that will c...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:30:31 PST
Bottle Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Vault/
Bottle Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YD3L/I5GND905/FG8YD3LI5GND905.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YD3L/I5GND905/FG8YD3LI5GND905.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/YD3L/I5GND905/FG8YD3LI5GND905.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian Previously I created a Cryptex style vault from paper. These are great but have limited applications. I wanted to secure something more substantial. This lock turned out vastly different from the initial concept that I was working on. All materials and tools should be readily available without speci...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:08:52 PST
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Can-Safe-that-still-shoots-foam/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:16 PST
Potted Plant Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-Plant-Secret-Compartment/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:31:26 PST
Hot Wire Ice Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Ice-Cutter/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:18:12 PST
Coconut Mouse Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Mouse-Trap/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:44:04 PST
Dancing Baby Groot http://www.instructables.com/id/Dancing-Baby-Groot/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:58:00 PST
Emergency Whiskey Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Whiskey-Kit/
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