Instructables: exploring - play - offbeat - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 10 Dec 2016 06:46:00 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
8 Deadpool DIY Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Deadpool-DIY-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/9N1C/IKRNHFA6/FF99N1CIKRNHFA6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/9N1C/IKRNHFA6/FF99N1CIKRNHFA6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/9N1C/IKRNHFA6/FF99N1CIKRNHFA6.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Deadpool fans, unite! null null Deadpool Mask Deadpool Tool Caddy Sliced Deadpool LACK Table 2.0 Deadpool Spatula Deadpool Stencil Dead pool makeup Mini Deadpool Swords Marvel Book Ends
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 22:06:59 PST
The Art of Making Junkbots http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Art-of-Making-Junkbots/
The Art of Making Junkbots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6BZ4/IKLHX2DW/FTC6BZ4IKLHX2DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6BZ4/IKLHX2DW/FTC6BZ4IKLHX2DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/6BZ4/IKLHX2DW/FTC6BZ4IKLHX2DW.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer “In the not-too-distant-future, when the war between man and machine is over, the junkbot will be king”. Becoming a junkbot maker (a Junkbotter if you will) doesn’t take much skill or technical knowledge. What you will need however is a good imagination and a collection of junk parts. Junk parts ...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:41:19 PST
Zombie Geocache 2 (the first one) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Geocache-2-the-First-One/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:10:44 PST
Zombie Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Geocache/
Zombie Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SMALL.jpg Dwarf Exploder This project originated from a previous Zombie Geocache I made. For that project I ordered a resin skull online which cost me about $20. I had it out of the box for about 15mins when one of my kids threw it on the floor and smashed it. I ended up completing that project with a $2 plastic skull and i...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 03:50:38 PST
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop http://www.instructables.com/id/Geocache-Hacks-Beauty-Shop/
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTK4/IKCV3W1D/FOWKTK4IKCV3W1D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTK4/IKCV3W1D/FOWKTK4IKCV3W1D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTK4/IKCV3W1D/FOWKTK4IKCV3W1D.SMALL.jpg Kd Franson If you're into scavenger hunts, treasure maps, venturing off your daily beaten path, and feminism, this instructable is for you! Here you will learn how to hack old makeup containers to be repurposed for geocaching. The concept behind choosing makeup containers is to not only salvage perfectly good ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:02:38 PST
Tentacle Launchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Tentacle-Launchpad/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 18:54:45 PST
How to Change the Oil in your RC Car's Shocks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Oil-in-Your-RC-Cars-Shocks/
How to Change the Oil in your RC Car's Shocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C79I/IK7C72ZG/FL9C79IIK7C72ZG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C79I/IK7C72ZG/FL9C79IIK7C72ZG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C79I/IK7C72ZG/FL9C79IIK7C72ZG.SMALL.jpg OrangaCHANG The suspension on your RC Car is one of the most important parts. With proper care and maintenance, you should rarely ever need to replace a shock. Here I will show you how to properly change the oil in your RC Investment. Materials! The list is pretty simple for this task. Hex Bits (Whichever yo...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 13:23:00 PST
How to make a slot car drift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Slot-Car-Drift-1/
How to make a slot car drift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/LZL4/IKBFMQ29/F0RLZL4IKBFMQ29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/LZL4/IKBFMQ29/F0RLZL4IKBFMQ29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/LZL4/IKBFMQ29/F0RLZL4IKBFMQ29.SMALL.jpg HHB13 In this instructable I will show you haw to convert you tires to a drifting or burning out slot car! Gather your supplies You will need tape, scissors or something to cut the tape and a slot car. I used a carrera ( slot car brand) corvette for my drifter. Start taping the tires. Just do the b...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 17:24:39 PST