Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:02:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 02:47:05 PDT
Buttonhole Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Buttonhole-Puzzle/
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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/
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:07:59 PDT
Cube Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Puzzle/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:54:56 PDT
Giant Straw Tetrahedron Cluster http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Straw-Tetrahedron-Cluster/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:55:38 PST
3D PRINTED MAZE http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTED-MAZE-1/
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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/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 21:12:58 PDT
1x1x2 Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/1x1x2-Rubiks-Cube/
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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/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:26:33 PST
DIY Puzzle / Magic Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puzzle-Magic-Spring/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 18:24:43 PST
ELEPHANT FAMILY http://www.instructables.com/id/ELEPHANT-FAMILY/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 09:49:49 PST
Strategy Exit Room Escape Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Strategy-Exit-Room-Escape-Game/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:21:11 PST
Nail Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Puzzle/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 07:56:42 PST
Double Marble Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Marble-Puzzle/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 09:36:59 PST
Puzzle: Squaring a Triangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Squaring-a-Triangle/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:52:45 PST
3D tic tac toe http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Tic-Tac-Toe/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:54:55 PST
Dominoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Dominoes-1/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 04:28:41 PST
DIY IMPOSSIBLE PUZZLE (Extremely easy!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-IMPOSSIBLE-PUZZLE-Extremely-Easy/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:27:22 PST
Golf Ball Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Ball-Puzzle/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:53:00 PST
Toothpick Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothpick-Bridge/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:13 PST
Captive Ring Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Captive-Ring-Puzzle/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:22:08 PST
Let’s Make a Collaborative, Hands-On Geometry Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-a-Collaborative-Hands-On-Geometry-Game/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:06:20 PST
Make a Shield From the Patterns on Coins http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Shield-From-the-Patterns-on-Coins/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 10:05:48 PST
Beginner's method to solving the 3x3 Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Method-to-Solving-the-3x3-Rubiks-Cube/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:25:51 PDT
Bolts in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolts-in-a-Bottle/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:19:30 PDT
Travelling Towers of Hanoi http://www.instructables.com/id/Travelling-Towers-of-Hanoi/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 10:01:34 PDT
Lego Box Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Box-Puzzle/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 17:29:19 PDT
Magnetic Triangle Puzzle Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Triangle-Puzzle-Set/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:22:19 PDT
Perpetual Puzzle Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Puzzle-Calendar/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 09:59:39 PDT
Laser cut puzzle collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Puzzle-Collection/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 15:36:50 PDT
Ring Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Puzzle/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 19:56:14 PDT
Wooden Truncated Icosahedron Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Truncated-Icosahedron-Puzzle/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:09:56 PDT
Wooden Naef Cubicus Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Naef-Cubicus-Puzzle/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:23:38 PDT
Tower of Hanoi http://www.instructables.com/id/Tower-of-Hanoi/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:46:18 PDT
BöxliSpiil http://www.instructables.com/id/BöxliSpiil/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 11:56:17 PDT
3D Printed "Rhombiminx" Twisty Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rhombiminx-Twisty-Puzzle/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 23:20:46 PDT
The JENGA Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LASER-JENGA-Hack/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 14:45:39 PDT
Sliding Tile Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-Tile-Puzzle/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 19:00:58 PDT
The poles in holes puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Poles-in-Holes-puzzle/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 09:15:09 PDT
PUZZLING MAZE http://www.instructables.com/id/PUZZLING-MAZE/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:26:24 PDT
Popsicle Stick Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Puzzle-1/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:43:38 PDT
Tangled Washer Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangled-Washer-Puzzle/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:00:06 PDT
How to Make a Rubik's Cube-Octahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rubiks-Cube-Octahedron/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:17:15 PDT
3D Printed Sliding Tile Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Sliding-Tile-Puzzle/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 06:22:57 PDT
Not Too Hard Box Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Too-Hard-Box-Puzzle/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:03:46 PDT
Nail Balance Puzzle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Balance-Puzzle/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:03:34 PDT
Cube Puzzle Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Puzzle-Prototype/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:28:02 PDT
3D Printed Brain Teaser Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Brain-Teaser-Puzzle/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:10:09 PDT