Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles - fun http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 May 2015 06:01:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Chess Board/Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess-BoardPieces/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 10:32:47 PDT
Make your own Celtic Knot Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Celtic-Knot-Dice/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:44:33 PDT
How to Play Mahjong Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-Mahjong-Slide/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 05:21:53 PST
Secret Spy Code http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Spy-Code/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:57:32 PST
Making loom band bracelet by two pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-loom-band-bracelet-by-two-pens/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:11:01 PDT
Brass Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:49:59 PST
Fish Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Puzzle/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:03:35 PST
How To Solve The Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-1/
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Fri, 17 May 2013 05:00:26 PDT
3EP - Whale Puzzle Project http://www.instructables.com/id/3EP-Whale-Puzzle-Project-Day-1/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 00:21:52 PDT
"impossible" Rubik's Cube in a bottle / jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-in-a-glass-jar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 This isn't much of an instructable, but I will teach you how to get a Rubik's Cube stuck into a Glass jar. There are 3 steps: **UPDATE** I have since made a video tutorial on how to do this and it might be more helpful than the following procedure below. To watch that tutorial click here: https://...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:28:08 PDT
Mini "T" Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-T-Puzzle/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 14:30:39 PDT
minitile http://www.instructables.com/id/minitile/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SMALL.jpg khuang3 What is a fun game? What are the differences between a game and a toy? Everyone might have a different explanation of what a fun game is, so it is hard to create a game for everyone. Yet, a toy is something that people play with and without limitations of how to play it. People love to create, and...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 22:59:29 PDT
The World Puzzle - How to learn your countries the fun way. (laser cut) by Samuel Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/The-World-Puzzle-How-to-learn-your-countries-the/
The World Puzzle - How to learn your countries the fun way. (laser cut) by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O25M/GYW6GMAT/F19O25MGYW6GMAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O25M/GYW6GMAT/F19O25MGYW6GMAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/O25M/GYW6GMAT/F19O25MGYW6GMAT.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier Have you ever seen one of these videos where a journalist interviews students and adults, asking them to point Iran out on a map? The result is often funny, and so is this game. Over a hundred countries, some of them you never heard about, in a puzzle race. Here is how to make one of the best geogra...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 19:07:27 PST
My Flat Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Flat-Cryptex/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/CVGN/GSUSMU5X/FYZCVGNGSUSMU5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/CVGN/GSUSMU5X/FYZCVGNGSUSMU5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYZ/CVGN/GSUSMU5X/FYZCVGNGSUSMU5X.SMALL.jpg carsoncool This is my flat and easy cryptex. It's from the 'ible , Flat and Easy Cryptex. Hope you enjoy!
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 14:25:16 PDT
the centrifugal puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/the-centrifugal-puzzle/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2011 12:59:53 PDT
The Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 23:53:57 PST
My first puzzle box http://www.instructables.com/id/My-first-puzzle-box/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:19:14 PDT
A Very Fun and Effective Way to Make a Word Search! ( Very Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Fun-and-Effective-Way-to-Make-a-Word-Search/
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 11:01:22 PDT
The 'T' Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-T-Puzzle/
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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 14:43:40 PDT