Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:18:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Eureka Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Eureka-Puzzle/
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Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:31:35 PST
Plus One Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Plus-One-Puzzle/
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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 13:31:10 PST
Wooden Brain Bender 3-D Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Brain-Bender-3-D-Puzzle/
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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:19:44 PST
Mastermind game /w Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Mastermind-Game-w-Arduino-Uno/
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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:20:12 PST
Lightning Bolt Through Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-Bolt-Through-Light-Bulb/
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:34:12 PST
Three Dial Geared Puzzle Box [gearbox] http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Dail-Geared-Puzzle-Box-gearbox/
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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:58:32 PST
Disentanglement Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Disentanglement-Puzzle/
Disentanglement Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/INJE/JCAUBCJW/FPAINJEJCAUBCJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/INJE/JCAUBCJW/FPAINJEJCAUBCJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/INJE/JCAUBCJW/FPAINJEJCAUBCJW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is my take on a classic rope and ring disentanglement puzzle. The goal is to separate the ring (the light colored one) from the puzzle strings. As with most disentanglement puzzles, the solution isn't intuitive. Can you figure it out from the pictures? If not, refer to the video for the sol...
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:35:10 PST
Shapes Puzzle for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Shapes-Puzzle-for-Kids/
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Mon, 8 Jan 2018 05:37:15 PST
Stranger Things Escape Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Stranger-Things-Escape-Room/
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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 20:56:54 PST
Metal Wire Puzzle Solutions http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Wire-Puzzle-Solutions/
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Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:05:50 PST
Maze Game (Arduino Mega + Leds) http://www.instructables.com/id/Maze-Game-Arduino-Mega-Leds/
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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 06:27:25 PST
2-D Puzzle Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/2-D-Puzzle-Solver/
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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 22:11:30 PST
Oliver String Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Oliver-String-Puzzle/
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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 12:36:30 PST
Burr Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Burr-Puzzle/
Burr Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JWCI/JAMTPRSK/F02JWCIJAMTPRSK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JWCI/JAMTPRSK/F02JWCIJAMTPRSK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JWCI/JAMTPRSK/F02JWCIJAMTPRSK.SMALL.jpg mtairymd A burr puzzle, also known as an interlocking puzzle, consists of notched pieces of wood, plastic or metal that when put together creates a three-dimensional shape. This wood version is pretty simple and therefore relatively easy to make. It consists of 12 pieces of which 11 of are identical. The 1...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:17:06 PST
Caged Tetrahedron Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Caged-Tetrahedron-Puzzle/
Caged Tetrahedron Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/3PAE/JA36RLF0/F9Z3PAEJA36RLF0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/3PAE/JA36RLF0/F9Z3PAEJA36RLF0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/3PAE/JA36RLF0/F9Z3PAEJA36RLF0.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This puzzle will test your spatial ability. The goal is to remove the tetrahedron (triangular pyramid) from the cage. It's really pretty straight forward if you paid attention in geometry. So, can you figure it out from the pictures shown in Step 11? If not, refer to this video. Note that this i...
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:42:31 PST
Fabric Marble Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Marble-Maze/
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:21:09 PST
Khun Phaen (Klotski) Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Knun-Phaen-Klotski-Puzzle/
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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:35:07 PDT
Ludo http://www.instructables.com/id/Ludo/
Ludo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/M59P/J8UGZUTI/FWNM59PJ8UGZUTI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/M59P/J8UGZUTI/FWNM59PJ8UGZUTI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/M59P/J8UGZUTI/FWNM59PJ8UGZUTI.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello guys. Today we will make the most popular game these days. Ludo :) We will make the design using Inkscape then we will cut it using a laser cutter machine. Note: this project was made in FABLAB Dhahran by Jafar Alobaid. Requirements For this project we will need: 3mm Acrylic ( Gray-Red-Gre...
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:18:20 PDT
Puzzle Box - 3D Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-3D-Print/
Puzzle Box - 3D Print - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6N2C/J8QGAWZV/FIH6N2CJ8QGAWZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6N2C/J8QGAWZV/FIH6N2CJ8QGAWZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6N2C/J8QGAWZV/FIH6N2CJ8QGAWZV.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a smaller scale printable version of the puzzle box that I posted a few days ago - see here. The print and assembly instructions are pretty straightforward. I included pictures/renderings from CAD and STP/STEP files in case you would like to modify the design. The last step has the STL fil...
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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 08:04:20 PDT
Nail Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Puzzle-Box/
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:38:43 PDT
Snake Cube Puzzle Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Snake-Cube-Puzzle-Solution/
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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 08:43:26 PDT
Solving the Rubik's Cube - Gif Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-the-Rubiks-Cube-Gif-Challenge/
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 16:08:27 PDT
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/
Geared Code Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/01F4/J6WGRJH4/FT601F4J6WGRJH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/01F4/J6WGRJH4/FT601F4J6WGRJH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/01F4/J6WGRJH4/FT601F4J6WGRJH4.SMALL.jpg amachinetech This is an instructable on how to create a geared code wheel for your next treasure hunt or escape room. It basically consists of a piece of wood, a scavenged shaft from a copy machine, a series of gears from the same copy machine, two pieces of card stock like a file folder and a sharpie marker. Yo...
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 21:12:37 PDT
Leaf Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Puzzle/
Leaf Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5EM1/J6WGJZGP/FA35EM1J6WGJZGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5EM1/J6WGJZGP/FA35EM1J6WGJZGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/5EM1/J6WGJZGP/FA35EM1J6WGJZGP.SMALL.jpg brichtl In this instructables I am going to show you how I made a leaf puzzle that also shows the wood of the corresponding tree. I grew up on a lumber yard and therefore wood has always been my favourite material to make things out of. I had the idea to make the puzzle quite some time ago and finally had t...
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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/
Dudeneys Dissection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/KBFN/J6MGBG28/FO2KBFNJ6MGBG28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/KBFN/J6MGBG28/FO2KBFNJ6MGBG28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/KBFN/J6MGBG28/FO2KBFNJ6MGBG28.SMALL.jpg brichtl Ever since I had seen this puzzle I wanted to build my own version. I did some research and found out that there are many different hinged dissections, in which all of the pieces are connected into a chain that allows one figure to be rearranged to another, but I decided that the one I had seen was ...
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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/
Wooden Puzzle #2 (Alternative Style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/OFBZ/J5UA7GIG/F2AOFBZJ5UA7GIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/OFBZ/J5UA7GIG/F2AOFBZJ5UA7GIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/OFBZ/J5UA7GIG/F2AOFBZJ5UA7GIG.SMALL.jpg jkmoule A few weeks ago I made this puzzle out of half inch plywood. The laser left the pieces kind of charred, and I wasn't too pleased with how it came out. The laser also left a huge kerf, making the pieces somewhat loose. In this tutorial, I am rehashing that puzzle. I will be recreating it using a comp...
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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/
TRI DEMENSIONAL CHESS, Super Pocket Edtion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/G2XN/J5MQWQDV/F1LG2XNJ5MQWQDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/G2XN/J5MQWQDV/F1LG2XNJ5MQWQDV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/G2XN/J5MQWQDV/F1LG2XNJ5MQWQDV.SMALL.jpg Darknessblade. helloeverybody knows the famous Tri demensional chess from startrek,the only downside is that the board is enormous and you cannot play it on the go.that is why i created a super pocket edition for all those who want to play it on the go. Print All the Pieces print all the pieces provided here.fo...
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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/
Arrow Through Coke Bottle - Four Variations - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/M6EO/J58FWMVF/FQ9M6EOJ58FWMVF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/M6EO/J58FWMVF/FQ9M6EOJ58FWMVF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/M6EO/J58FWMVF/FQ9M6EOJ58FWMVF.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Out of the many impossible objects, there isn't any as infamous as the Arrow Through Coke Bottle. This puzzle features a solid wood arrow with no glue or joints through a solid glass coke bottle. I remember as a child looking through various puzzle books and having this one stand out above all other...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:47:28 PDT
Impossible Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Tape/
Impossible Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/R46G/J52Q3I2J/F63R46GJ52Q3I2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/R46G/J52Q3I2J/F63R46GJ52Q3I2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/R46G/J52Q3I2J/F63R46GJ52Q3I2J.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins The best part of any puzzle is the solution. Many people believe that knowing how something is done ruins the illusion, but I believe that sharing how something is done brings a greater respect for the process. Having made a few other impossible objects, I thought that combining two tape rolls to fo...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:43:29 PDT
Battleshots Drinking Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Battleshot-Drinking-Game/
Battleshots Drinking Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X3GJ/J52Q116B/FS3X3GJJ52Q116B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X3GJ/J52Q116B/FS3X3GJJ52Q116B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X3GJ/J52Q116B/FS3X3GJJ52Q116B.SMALL.jpg oehoe123 Machines needed:- 3D printer- Laser cutter (optional)- Plotter printer or access to printing serviceMaterials needed:- 3D printing filement (PLA or ABS)- 2 mm carton for your playing board (700×700mm)- glossy paper for plotter printer (+ink)- 36 white & 36 red magnets- magnet tape or 1mm steel sheet...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:40:10 PDT
Pyramid puzzles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Puzzles/
Pyramid puzzles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1WEE/J52PY51G/FBH1WEEJ52PY51G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1WEE/J52PY51G/FBH1WEEJ52PY51G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/1WEE/J52PY51G/FBH1WEEJ52PY51G.SMALL.jpg mrsmerwin When I left the robotics competition this weekend, I had a car full of these large plastic balls. I have been wanting to have them since I first laid eyes on them. I just knew that they would make a great puzzle.Every year the people at F.I.R.S.T. come up with a new and different game for the robo...
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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/
Bandaged Rubik's Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/IO8N/J4SPTRV7/FTOIO8NJ4SPTRV7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/IO8N/J4SPTRV7/FTOIO8NJ4SPTRV7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/IO8N/J4SPTRV7/FTOIO8NJ4SPTRV7.SMALL.jpg ash_doge It's not uncommon to come across some pretty cheap rubik's cubes nowadays! I was with some friends at the MIT flea where I came across a cheap rubik's cube. I ended up buying it for $1, and knew that I'd have to do something fun with it! After looking at a few different types of cube modifications, ...
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:16:43 PDT
Steampunk Rubiks Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Rubiks-Cube/
Steampunk Rubiks Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/HL48/J4IPZR63/FQUHL48J4IPZR63.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/HL48/J4IPZR63/FQUHL48J4IPZR63.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/HL48/J4IPZR63/FQUHL48J4IPZR63.SMALL.jpg brichtl In this instructable I am going to show you how to modify a Rubiks Cube to give it an aged look. You can of course use any type of Rubiks Cube to do this mod, but I decided to go with a gear cube.I am obsessed with Rubik Cubes and since the original wooden one is ridiculously expensive, I decided to...
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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/
3d Printed Chess Pieces - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7ELB/J3W2BTRD/FEP7ELBJ3W2BTRD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7ELB/J3W2BTRD/FEP7ELBJ3W2BTRD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/7ELB/J3W2BTRD/FEP7ELBJ3W2BTRD.SMALL.jpg big robit steve a king, a queen, a knight, a bishop,a rook, and a pawn first make a free account at Tinkercad Https://www.tinkercad.com/about/featuresthen go to the classes and learn that once you finish go to new project and play around for a bit once your more comfortable with it start with a cylinder at th...
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Wed, 31 May 2017 10:13:33 PDT
Labyrinth Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Labyrinth-Maze/
Labyrinth Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/B89Z/J3OQ5TCT/FMHB89ZJ3OQ5TCT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/B89Z/J3OQ5TCT/FMHB89ZJ3OQ5TCT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/B89Z/J3OQ5TCT/FMHB89ZJ3OQ5TCT.SMALL.jpg 64795 The Labyrinth Maze is a fun game that tilts a marble through the maze and out of a hole at the finish. Labyrinth Maze: Cutting the wood into planks and piecing it together To make a Labyrinth maze, first you need to find a plank of wood. It will be easier if you start with a 2 ...
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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/
Metal Cast Fidget Spinner With Voronoi Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/5F12/J2GEXZY9/F2F5F12J2GEXZY9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/5F12/J2GEXZY9/F2F5F12J2GEXZY9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/5F12/J2GEXZY9/F2F5F12J2GEXZY9.SMALL.jpg Modern Rustic Workshop In this Instructable I will be showing you how to design a fidget spinner in Fusion 360 using a Voronoi addin, 3D print the model, and then cast it in metal. There are quite a few steps involved in creating this project, and I had to reach out into all disciplines in order to complete this spinner. ...
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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