Instructables: exploring - play - puzzles http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:31:15 PST BLOX v1.01 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 spacial 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 is...
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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
Partition Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Partition-Cube/
Partition Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/ICNH/J98RG440/F5SICNHJ98RG440.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/ICNH/J98RG440/F5SICNHJ98RG440.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/ICNH/J98RG440/F5SICNHJ98RG440.SMALL.jpg joshua.tercero Armaremos un cubo con piezas impresas en 3d!Joshua Tercero Loríaing Diseño Industrial Introducción Formaremos un cubo utilizando dos piezas formadas a partir de un método de creación de particiones a partir de unión de puntos y líneas Tips!! Nota que existen 6 piezas piramidales y 8 piezas pi...
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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 12:02:07 PDT
Puzzle and Trick Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-and-Trick-Boxes/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7F22/J98R6G6V/F6B7F22J98R6G6V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7F22/J98R6G6V/F6B7F22J98R6G6V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/7F22/J98R6G6V/F6B7F22J98R6G6V.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Collection of Puzzle and Trick Boxes. Send me a message if you would like yours included. Spider Box Nail Puzzle Box Explosion Box! The Useless Box Twin Lock Box Puzzle Box The Enigma Puzzle Box Trick Opening Box Maze Puzzle Box Puzzle Box (Unabox) Wooden P...
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 16:14:58 PDT
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/
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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
Smart Trick to Use Whats App As Unlimited Cloud Storage and Notepad http://www.instructables.com/id/WHATSAPP-to-Smart-NOTEPAD-or-Unlimited-CLOUD-STORA/
Smart Trick to Use Whats App As Unlimited Cloud Storage and Notepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TJDX/J7MFRJQL/F59TJDXJ7MFRJQL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TJDX/J7MFRJQL/F59TJDXJ7MFRJQL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TJDX/J7MFRJQL/F59TJDXJ7MFRJQL.SMALL.jpg Ranga1995 Hi all ... little laziness also makes u intelligentIn this, i am going to say a way to convert Whatsapp or Facebook messenger as a NOTEPAD to keep notes or as hints-book.MAIN ADVANTAGES: No separate app or software required. Cloud Storage Unlimited Storage data encryption NO IOS or AND...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:03:20 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
How to Solve the 2x2 Rubik's Cube (in Six Steps) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Solve-the-2x2-Rubiks-Cube-in-Six-Steps/
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Fri, 1 Sep 2017 00:28:17 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
DIY MAGNETIC HELICOPTER | How to Make a Helicopter With Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MAGNETIC-HELICOPTER-How-to-Make-a-Helicopter-W/
DIY MAGNETIC HELICOPTER | How to Make a Helicopter With Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/V0GG/J6B0OW69/FP2V0GGJ6B0OW69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/V0GG/J6B0OW69/FP2V0GGJ6B0OW69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/V0GG/J6B0OW69/FP2V0GGJ6B0OW69.SMALL.jpg BRAIN IDEAS This fun DIY project shows you how to build a magnetic helicopter using 421 small magnets and 2 skateboard bearings. Showing the placement of every single magnet would result in a very lengthy instructable. In order to prevent a very long tutorial, I have included a video with step by step instructi...
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 03:52:16 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/
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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
Home made escape room with puzzles (and pizza!) http://www.instructables.com/id/At-Home-Escape-Room-Lock-Paper-Scissors-Escape-Roo/
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:11:49 PDT
Impossible Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Tape/
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:43:29 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
Battleshots Drinking Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Battleshot-Drinking-Game/
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:40:10 PDT
Captive Ring Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Captive-Ring-Puzzle/
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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:25:13 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/
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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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By: seamster

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:01:03 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/
Bent Nail Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/H292/J3OPQKXB/FFDH292J3OPQKXB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/H292/J3OPQKXB/FFDH292J3OPQKXB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/H292/J3OPQKXB/FFDH292J3OPQKXB.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a classic puzzle that consists of two identical bent nails. The gap where each nail crosses over itself is narrower than the thickness of the nails, yet the nails can be connected together and taken apart without any force. The apparent simplicity of this puzzle is what makes it so great, an...
By: seamster

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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
Quest http://www.instructables.com/id/Quest/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/5JY4/J3EPRSNY/F665JY4J3EPRSNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/5JY4/J3EPRSNY/F665JY4J3EPRSNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/5JY4/J3EPRSNY/F665JY4J3EPRSNY.SMALL.jpg DomenicB5 Describe your collection here... Arduino Simon Says Game Mini Diamond Puzzle Sketchbook Arduino Laser Tripwire Magical Monocle & Invisible Screen Puzzle Box - With Changeable Combination Arduino Controlled Lock Box With Solenoid and RFID $12 Secret Code Box Super Secret...
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 06:03:20 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
Simple Rope Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rope-Puzzle/
Simple Rope Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XZ55/J2UPH673/F7WXZ55J2UPH673.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XZ55/J2UPH673/F7WXZ55J2UPH673.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XZ55/J2UPH673/F7WXZ55J2UPH673.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This puzzle is similar to the other puzzles I posted here, here and here. The goal is to remove the rope/ball from the piece of wood. With very little parts, it was really easy to make - less than 15 minutes. Go to the video for the solution if you cannot mentally figure it out from the picture. ...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 07:15:40 PDT
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/
3D tetris cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S93R/J2GEYJPR/FIVS93RJ2GEYJPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S93R/J2GEYJPR/FIVS93RJ2GEYJPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/S93R/J2GEYJPR/FIVS93RJ2GEYJPR.SMALL.jpg Rebeccanne For our project we did a 3D printed Tetris cube. If this seems interesting then keep reading. STEP 1: Design We had gotten our inspiration for this project from another creater on this website. However, the files they used didn't work with the program I had. If you don't have the program to run ...
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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/
Split 1x2x5 Twisty Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/5XFY/J2AW17ME/FT65XFYJ2AW17ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/5XFY/J2AW17ME/FT65XFYJ2AW17ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/5XFY/J2AW17ME/FT65XFYJ2AW17ME.SMALL.jpg Ryan3D "Before there were fidget spinners, there were twisty puzzles"The Split 1x2x5 is a variation on Rubik's Cube, the 3D manipulative puzzle that took the world by storm in the early 80s. That puzzle is also colloquially known as a 3x3x3, each piece considered one unit of the cube. A 1x2x5 follows the s...
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Sun, 7 May 2017 10:48:19 PDT
Répliquer Un Jouer En Bois Grâce a L'imprimante 3d http://www.instructables.com/id/Répliquer-Un-Jouer-En-Bois-Grâce-a-Limprimante-3d/
Répliquer Un Jouer En Bois Grâce a L'imprimante 3d - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/P9P7/J2AW301D/FETP9P7J2AW301D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/P9P7/J2AW301D/FETP9P7J2AW301D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/P9P7/J2AW301D/FETP9P7J2AW301D.SMALL.jpg GiovanniD39 j'ai recrée cette mygale a partir d'un jouer en bois casser Bonjour alors pour commencer j'ai recrée la mygale à partir de la planche de bois que j'ai scanner en 2D et redessiner sur autocad pièce par pièce et tan donner que se n’était que du bois et que je l 'ai casser Voici les différe...
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Sat, 6 May 2017 06:43:49 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
Creating a Tricky Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Tricky-Geocache/
Creating a Tricky Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/XMMA/J1MF08VW/FNBXMMAJ1MF08VW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/XMMA/J1MF08VW/FNBXMMAJ1MF08VW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/XMMA/J1MF08VW/FNBXMMAJ1MF08VW.SMALL.jpg cramming When geocaching, the best caches are the ones you have to search for more than once. Here is a small guide in creating one and example of one of mine. Things you need A snail shell or similar, a tube (here an eppendorf tube), a caulking gun and adhesive (I used a flexible clear adhesive.), a scre...
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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:26:52 PDT
Easy, No Glue, PVC Dog Bottle Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-Glue-PVC-Dog-Bottle-Puzzle/
Easy, No Glue, PVC Dog Bottle Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/V4QY/J1GP0Q5N/FEUV4QYJ1GP0Q5N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/V4QY/J1GP0Q5N/FEUV4QYJ1GP0Q5N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/V4QY/J1GP0Q5N/FEUV4QYJ1GP0Q5N.SMALL.jpg michaelb2 Friction fit for easy assembly, transport and storage PARTS All 1/2" PVCTWO "T"sSIX elbowsSIX 12" section THREE 24" Sections Store will cut simple parts for free Cut hole in Bottle Measure up 2/3rds of the bottle to make it harder to empty"Drill" a knife that is a little wider than the pip...
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:07:11 PDT