Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:21:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Gjakova Monopoly http://www.instructables.com/id/Gjakova-Monopoly/
Gjakova Monopoly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/BR3O/J7GGKY2U/FNJBR3OJ7GGKY2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/BR3O/J7GGKY2U/FNJBR3OJ7GGKY2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/BR3O/J7GGKY2U/FNJBR3OJ7GGKY2U.SMALL.jpg BONEVET Hello, today we're excited to share with you a project we recently made at our makerspace BONEVET.You can never have enough of board games, right? We thought so too. That's why we decided to create our own board game. Our own version of Monopoly. Our board features different places of Gjakova, the c...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:48:40 PDT
Rope / Ring Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ring-Puzzle/
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Sun, 3 Sep 2017 11:56:05 PDT
Geared Code Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Geared-Code-Wheel/
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 21:12:37 PDT
Leaf Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Puzzle/
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 14:20:51 PDT
How to Solve a Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-a-Rubiks-Cube-8/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:33:01 PDT
Dudeneys Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Dudeneys-Dissection/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:02:22 PDT
Geometric Puzzle Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Puzzle-Blocks/
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:44:21 PDT
How to Build a Jigsaw Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Jigsaw-Puzzle/
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:20:24 PDT
Wooden Puzzle #2 (Alternative Style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Puzzle-2-Alternative-Style/
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 17:05:55 PDT
TRI DEMENSIONAL CHESS, Super Pocket Edtion http://www.instructables.com/id/TRI-DEMENSIONAL-CHESS-Super-Pocket-Edtion/
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 03:59:34 PDT
Acrylic Vertical Chess Set | 3D Printed and Laser Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Vertical-Chess-Set-3D-Printed-and-Laser-Cu/
Acrylic Vertical Chess Set | 3D Printed and Laser Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/7XI7/J5MQ85YR/FGS7XI7J5MQ85YR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/7XI7/J5MQ85YR/FGS7XI7J5MQ85YR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/7XI7/J5MQ85YR/FGS7XI7J5MQ85YR.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada This week we're making an amazing vertical chess set! We've teamed up with Proto3000 to make 3D printed chess pieces while laser cutting the chess board out of our 3mm TroGlass Clear cast acrylic. We've laser engraved our logos. Decorated our board with TroGlass Colour Gloss satin red acrylic and...
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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:41:27 PDT
Arrow Through Coke Bottle - Four Variations http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Through-Coke-Bottle/
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:47:28 PDT
Impossible Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Tape/
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:43:29 PDT
Battleshots Drinking Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Battleshot-Drinking-Game/
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:40:10 PDT
Pyramid puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Puzzles/
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:46:39 PDT
Matchsticks Puzzle Game (Try It Now!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchsticks-Puzzle-Game-Try-It-Now/
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:18:21 PDT
Turn dice into puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Dice-Into-Puzzles/
Turn dice into puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OH5J/J4SPU0EH/FOXOH5JJ4SPU0EH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OH5J/J4SPU0EH/FOXOH5JJ4SPU0EH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OH5J/J4SPU0EH/FOXOH5JJ4SPU0EH.SMALL.jpg mrsmerwin I love puzzles. When I was a kid, I started out on jigsaw puzzles but my parents soon discovered that I loved all puzzles. As teachers they realized that puzzles stimulate creative thinking and spacial reasoning. I have puzzles that sit on a shelf when not being used, puzzles I can wear as jewelr...
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:39:04 PDT
Bandaged Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandaged-Rubiks-Cube-1/
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:16:43 PDT
Steampunk Rubiks Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Rubiks-Cube/
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:13:42 PDT
Classic Horseshoe Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Horseshoe-Puzzle/
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:01:03 PDT
3d Printed Chess Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-Chess-Pieces-1/
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Wed, 31 May 2017 10:13:33 PDT
Labyrinth Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Labyrinth-Maze/
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 05:55:15 PDT
Bent Nail Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Nail-Puzzle/
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 10:57:48 PDT
Laser Cut and UV Printed Jigsaw Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-and-UV-Printed-Jigsaw-Puzzle/
Laser Cut and UV Printed Jigsaw Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/J1PH/J3OPQ87M/FSBJ1PHJ3OPQ87M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/J1PH/J3OPQ87M/FSBJ1PHJ3OPQ87M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/J1PH/J3OPQ87M/FSBJ1PHJ3OPQ87M.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada This week we're UV Printing and Laser Cutting a Jigsaw Puzzle! See how we quickly create beautiful custom jigsaw puzzles by combining these 2 technologies together. We use our TroGlass Clear 6mm Cast Acrylic on the Mutoh ValueJet 426UF and the Speedy 360 CO2 laser cutting machine. UV Printing ...
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 09:49:28 PDT
Simple Rope Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rope-Puzzle/
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Sun, 21 May 2017 07:15:40 PDT
How to Win a Chess Game in 2 Moves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Win-a-Chess-Game-in-2-Moves/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 19:48:50 PST
Metal Cast Fidget Spinner With Voronoi Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Cast-Fidget-Spinner-With-Voronoi-Pattern/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 20:36:03 PDT
3D tetris cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Tetris-Cube/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 20:02:43 PDT
Split 1x2x5 Twisty Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-1x2x5-Twisty-Puzzle/
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Sun, 7 May 2017 10:48:19 PDT
Newton’s Gravity Defying Puzzle - 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Newtons-Gravity-Defying-Puzzle-3D-Print/
Newton’s Gravity Defying Puzzle - 3D Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/58DA/J2AVX1EZ/FBK58DAJ2AVX1EZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/58DA/J2AVX1EZ/FBK58DAJ2AVX1EZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/58DA/J2AVX1EZ/FBK58DAJ2AVX1EZ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This puzzle was dropped off on my desk last week. The "rocket" is placed in the cup. You must remove it without dumping it out or using tools (paper clips, tape, etc.). The problem is that there is no place to grab the rocket. How do you get it out? See video at the end if you can't figure it o...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 13:24:27 PDT
Penny Flip Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Flip-Puzzle/
Penny Flip Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/7SGW/J2AVWHN9/FOY7SGWJ2AVWHN9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/7SGW/J2AVWHN9/FOY7SGWJ2AVWHN9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/7SGW/J2AVWHN9/FOY7SGWJ2AVWHN9.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is my spin on the Wooden Nickel Brain Teaser Puzzle produced by Creative Crafthouse. The design is simple - make slots for nine pennies in a row. I made the design more complicated by adding hardwood inlay on the sides and adding a built in compartment for the pennies when the game is being s...
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Fri, 5 May 2017 10:21:53 PDT
Periodic Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Puzzle/
Periodic Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/DHWC/J282ZDHD/FM0DHWCJ282ZDHD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/DHWC/J282ZDHD/FM0DHWCJ282ZDHD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/DHWC/J282ZDHD/FM0DHWCJ282ZDHD.SMALL.jpg vanDrielElectric I made this puzzle for a friend who really likes science just like me. The first version did not include the text on the puzzle board (Periodic table of the elements), we did however change this in the final design. We lost some puzzle pieces on the way from the laser cutter to home. Anyways here is...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 09:19:51 PDT
3 Post Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Post-Puzzle/
3 Post Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6JDX/J1CEPH50/FFD6JDXJ1CEPH50.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6JDX/J1CEPH50/FFD6JDXJ1CEPH50.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/6JDX/J1CEPH50/FFD6JDXJ1CEPH50.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun puzzle that is pretty easy to make. The goal is to remove the ring from the post. The solution is similar to a few of my previous puzzles shown here and here. I'm not sure who the originator of this puzzle is but similar styles are commonly sold online or in gift shops. A video of th...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:07:02 PDT
Cardboard Ball Maze Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Ball-Maze-Game/
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Sun, 9 Apr 2017 22:38:55 PDT
Cardboard Marble Labyrinth http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Marble-Labyrinth/
Cardboard Marble Labyrinth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HOHU/J2MAOQ1A/FTAHOHUJ2MAOQ1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HOHU/J2MAOQ1A/FTAHOHUJ2MAOQ1A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/HOHU/J2MAOQ1A/FTAHOHUJ2MAOQ1A.SMALL.jpg Timothee Gillier This Cardboard Marble Labyrinth it is a marble puzzle that is very entertaining and requires a lot of concentration to complete the labyrinth. It is an easy and fun project that gives a great product. Materials The materials you will need to make a Cardboard Marble Labyrinth are: CardboardAlso yo...
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Thu, 6 Apr 2017 18:59:06 PDT
Arduino Morse Code Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Morse-Code-Game/
Arduino Morse Code Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/1L1A/J16OWYM8/FN51L1AJ16OWYM8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/1L1A/J16OWYM8/FN51L1AJ16OWYM8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/1L1A/J16OWYM8/FN51L1AJ16OWYM8.SMALL.jpg yara-v This is an instructables on how to make an Arduino morse code game. I was working on a project where I got inspired to make a code-based game. This idea didn't make the final cut, so I decided to make a small Arduino project instead. Getting the right materials For this project you will need the ...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 02:47:05 PDT
Buttonhole Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Buttonhole-Puzzle/
Buttonhole Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/H54G/J0X4YKR0/FV2H54GJ0X4YKR0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/H54G/J0X4YKR0/FV2H54GJ0X4YKR0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/H54G/J0X4YKR0/FV2H54GJ0X4YKR0.SMALL.jpg mtairymd If you follow me, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been on a puzzle kick lately. After dropping many puzzles on my co-worker’s desk, he finally challenged me with a trick from his childhood days. His puzzle was extremely simple - a popsicle stick with a loop of twine attached on one end. He loop...
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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:51:37 PDT
Solving a Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-a-Rubiks-Cube/
Solving a Rubik's Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SE22/J0MOQL9H/F3VSE22J0MOQL9H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SE22/J0MOQL9H/F3VSE22J0MOQL9H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SE22/J0MOQL9H/F3VSE22J0MOQL9H.SMALL.jpg DanielX6 Before you start solving a Rubik's Cube, there are a few things you should know beforehand in order to comprehend the algorithms and instructions.First, the color of any given side of the Rubik's cube is determined by the center piece. In the photo, you can see that the center piece is blue, so that...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:07:59 PDT
Cube Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Puzzle/
Cube Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/6BND/J08ECNA4/FGS6BNDJ08ECNA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/6BND/J08ECNA4/FGS6BNDJ08ECNA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/6BND/J08ECNA4/FGS6BNDJ08ECNA4.SMALL.jpg mhnous This at home activity will allow your kids to have a great time! It involves some creativity and a bit a craftiness, but the final product will be a puzzle that your child can call their own!MaterialsThe art: Figure out how your child likes to draw. He or she may like to color using crayons and pape...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:54:56 PDT
Wooden Block and Pin Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Block-and-Pin-Puzzle/
Wooden Block and Pin Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/FK0M/J0482EH7/FZHFK0MJ0482EH7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/FK0M/J0482EH7/FZHFK0MJ0482EH7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/FK0M/J0482EH7/FZHFK0MJ0482EH7.SMALL.jpg mtairymd A co-worker dropped off a small (key chain version) of this puzzle on my desk. I looked at it and thought with only 7 pieces, this should be a breeze. However, I soon found the puzzle very challenging due to the number of potential wrong solutions and the required order of operation during assembl...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 06:14:48 PST
Ball and String Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-and-String-Puzzle/
Ball and String Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/6UBM/IZ6DGKUW/FR96UBMIZ6DGKUW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/6UBM/IZ6DGKUW/FR96UBMIZ6DGKUW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/6UBM/IZ6DGKUW/FR96UBMIZ6DGKUW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun and easy project to make. The goal is pretty simple: remove the large ball from the puzzle. You might notice that the solution is similar to the puzzle I made a few weeks back. As for materials, I used a scrap piece of wood, excess wood beads from the last project, paracord and a pl...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:26:24 PST
Math Snake Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Math-Snake-Puzzle/
Math Snake Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is an easy project to make but pretty challenging to solve. You spin the blocks until you have solved the math problem on each of all 4 sides. Here is a short video showing how it works. You will need to know 'order of operation' to solve the problems. If you don't recall, here it is:PEDMAS P...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:55:33 PST
Giant Straw Tetrahedron Cluster http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Straw-Tetrahedron-Cluster/
Giant Straw Tetrahedron Cluster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/5D2S/IZ6BWYPN/FBY5D2SIZ6BWYPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/5D2S/IZ6BWYPN/FBY5D2SIZ6BWYPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/5D2S/IZ6BWYPN/FBY5D2SIZ6BWYPN.SMALL.jpg stefangougherty Quickly create a beautiful tetrahedron cluster and learn a lot about geometry along the way! This cluster is comprised of 10 individual tetrahedrons connected together. There's no limit to how big you can make the cluster!Materials: Coffee straws (60 needed for the size shown. Try cutting them in ha...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:55:38 PST
Rope Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Puzzle/
Rope Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun and easy little project to make. I made the main pieces with scrap wood and an old piece of rope. I purchased the wood beads from a craft store but these could have been made from scrap wood blocks as well. The solution is not intuitive so it might be a challenge for your friends an...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:00:37 PST
3D PRINTED MAZE http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-MAZE-1/
3D PRINTED MAZE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/FKHJ/IYOQ9F3T/FMPFKHJIYOQ9F3T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/FKHJ/IYOQ9F3T/FMPFKHJIYOQ9F3T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/FKHJ/IYOQ9F3T/FMPFKHJIYOQ9F3T.SMALL.jpg Adi_Gery This project is a process of drawing a maze on a paper and making it a real 3D printed maze that is cool for plaiyng and giving it to others to play.The size of this maze is 45X62X7.5 , need around 1hour to print out. Let's start to design with paper, pencil & black marker.second level is to scan it...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 21:41:43 PST
Magic 8 Ball Guess Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-8-Ball-Guess-Game/
Magic 8 Ball Guess Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z3RC/J16Y9736/FC3Z3RCJ16Y9736.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z3RC/J16Y9736/FC3Z3RCJ16Y9736.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z3RC/J16Y9736/FC3Z3RCJ16Y9736.SMALL.jpg kaymanv Introduction:Hello, I am Kay and this is my first Arduino project for school.In this Instructable I will give the basics of making a guess game with sensors in Arduino.For this you'll need:- Arduino UNO- Potentiometer- FlexMeter (In my case the flexmeter from IEFSR.com, standard with the starterpack...
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 21:12:58 PDT
1x1x2 Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/1x1x2-Rubiks-Cube/
1x1x2 Rubik's Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S4UH/IY4Q4XUQ/F70S4UHIY4Q4XUQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S4UH/IY4Q4XUQ/F70S4UHIY4Q4XUQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S4UH/IY4Q4XUQ/F70S4UHIY4Q4XUQ.SMALL.jpg struth novo In this Instructable I am 3d printing a 1x1x2 Rubik's cube that I designed in 123D design, using my Ultimaker 3. Modeling I made this design using 123d design.The file can be found at the link below.http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2049198 Printing I printed it using Gizmo Dorks black ABS fil...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:23:43 PST
Making A Rubik's 1x2x3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Rubiks-1x2x3/
Making A Rubik's 1x2x3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/X9OU/IY0G0FMV/FIXX9OUIY0G0FMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/X9OU/IY0G0FMV/FIXX9OUIY0G0FMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/X9OU/IY0G0FMV/FIXX9OUIY0G0FMV.SMALL.jpg struth novo In this Instructable I am 3d printing a 1x2x3 that I designed using 123D design, using my Ultimaker 3. Tools and Materials Tools:-3D printer, I used the ultimaker 3.-Scissors-Cheap paintbrush-120 grit sandpaperMaterials:-PLA or ABS filament-Acetone-The Kragle-Rubik's cube stickers Printing I ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:26:33 PST
Wood Pin Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pin-Puzzle/
Wood Pin Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/VVRB/IXLADK0I/FKAVVRBIXLADK0I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/VVRB/IXLADK0I/FKAVVRBIXLADK0I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/VVRB/IXLADK0I/FKAVVRBIXLADK0I.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun puzzle that is pretty easy to build. The goal is to have all the pins line up in a horizontal manner. The pins are different lengths and the holes in the base are of varying depths. In addition, there is a slant to the base which adds another level of deception. This project took a...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 08:15:47 PST
DIY Puzzle / Magic Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puzzle-Magic-Spring/
DIY Puzzle / Magic Spring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/YNRG/IXAQ1M78/FFJYNRGIXAQ1M78.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/YNRG/IXAQ1M78/FFJYNRGIXAQ1M78.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/YNRG/IXAQ1M78/FFJYNRGIXAQ1M78.SMALL.jpg zerink In this instructable, I will show you how to create a nifty little puzzle for a few dollars, that you can then share. Material You will need:Some hair curlers... those spiky cylinders that they use at the women's hairdresser for perms.That is where you get the spring fromSome key rings...Pick a r...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 18:24:43 PST