Instructables: exploring - play - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:21:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Costume Sheriff Badge http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Sheriff-Badge/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:04:54 PDT
Sugar Skull Headband and Makeup http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Headband-and-Makeup/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:05:16 PDT
Tear-away goat pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tear-away-goat-pants/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:05:54 PDT
5-minute Quick Hobbit Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-Quick-Hobbit-Feet/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:53:46 PDT
Ruben's Tube Fire Scythe Engineering Project / Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubens-Tube-Fire-Scythe-Engineering-Project-Prop/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:56:52 PDT
Baby Octopus Costume - Moving Tentacles http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Octopus-Costume-Moving-Tentacles/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:05:48 PDT
Tusken Raider/Sand Person Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuskan-RaiderSand-Person-Costume/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:05:28 PDT
Last Minute Halloween Projects made from Office Supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Halloween-Projects-made-from-Office-Su/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/M0H8/GFMCD4PP/FLWM0H8GFMCD4PP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/M0H8/GFMCD4PP/FLWM0H8GFMCD4PP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/M0H8/GFMCD4PP/FLWM0H8GFMCD4PP.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Oh no! The Halloween party's tonight?  What will I do??? Never fear, Instructables has you covered for last-minute Halloween projects you can make without leaving the office!  Check out these awesome costumes, props and decorations you can whip up at the last minute.  Everyone will think you spent ...
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Thu, 28 Oct 2010 14:17:39 PDT
Windable Wind Up Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Windable-Wind-Up-Key/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:05:19 PDT
Lone Ranger Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lone-Ranger-Costume/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:40:11 PDT
Monster Claws with Homemade Paper Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Claws-with-Homemade-Paper-Clay/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:08:08 PDT
Carbonfiber Ironman & Spiderman mask (skinning/wrapping) http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbonfiber-Ironman-Spiderman-mask-skinningwrappin/
Carbonfiber Ironman & Spiderman mask (skinning/wrapping) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/S697/I1U2TQ3W/FVWS697I1U2TQ3W.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 A picture is worth a 1000 words and a video is worth a 1000 pictures sowatch the full video tutorial or go down to see the written description step by step ;) Introduction information skinning with carbonfiberThe most important thing you need to know is that skinning parts is not a quick way of m...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:59:50 PDT
Dinosaur Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Pinball/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:45:16 PDT
Special Effects Space Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Effects-Space-Suit/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:36:20 PDT
Robot Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/MUFT/GUA4M3P7/FAWMUFTGUA4M3P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/MUFT/GUA4M3P7/FAWMUFTGUA4M3P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/MUFT/GUA4M3P7/FAWMUFTGUA4M3P7.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Have you come up with your crazy costume for this Halloween?  Why not a robot!  Make a big entrance to this year's Halloween party with one of these costumes.  Be ready to bust a move when you take your spot on the dance floor and start grooving The Robot! null When first beginning my search for ...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:33:31 PDT
How to Make a Match Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Match-Rocket-3/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:21 PDT
Deathstroke Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Deathstroke-Cosplay/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:54:14 PDT
Hammered Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammered-Iron/
Hammered Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Hi there cosplayers/costume makers.I'm Mark from CHARKHOL studios and here today I've decided to share my tips and tricks on creating effective and easy metal effects.This one, is Hammered Iron. a VERY simple and easy way to create ancient and heavy looking armour pieces.Good luck :) Materials & T...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:45 PDT
Wind-Up Doll Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Up-Doll-Costume/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:52:11 PDT
Minion costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-costumes/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:19:09 PDT
1960's Batgirl http://www.instructables.com/id/1960s-Batgirl/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:02:29 PDT
Oogie Boogie Costume (Glows) http://www.instructables.com/id/Oogie-Boogie-Costume-Glows/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 02:47:08 PDT
Destiny - The Speaker Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-The-Speaker-Mask/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:34:55 PDT
Viking Arm Bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Arm-Bracers/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:10:45 PDT
Simply and cheaply add repulsor lights to childs iron man costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Simply-and-cheaply-add-repulsor-lights-to-childs-i/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 04:37:59 PDT
Louise Costume - Bob's Burgers http://www.instructables.com/id/Louise-Costume-Bobs-Burgers/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:42:25 PDT
Krang Hat -Simple DIY Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Krang-Hat-Simple-DIY-Costume/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:13:06 PDT
Reversing UV damage on ABS plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-yellowed-Stormtrooper-armor/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:32:53 PDT
Foam Prop M-358 Talon from Mass Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Prop-M-358-Talon-from-Mass-Effect/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:05:17 PDT
Mechanical Monster Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Monster-Hands/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:21:33 PDT
DIY No-Sew $3 Owl Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-No-Sew-3-Owl-Costume/
DIY No-Sew $3 Owl Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XLKG/I1NUWCGR/F7WXLKGI1NUWCGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XLKG/I1NUWCGR/F7WXLKGI1NUWCGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XLKG/I1NUWCGR/F7WXLKGI1NUWCGR.SMALL.jpg elizabeth.d.desalvo Low on time and budget? You can make this super frugal no-sew owl costume for $3 or less and and about 4 hours of time. This Hedwig-inspired snow owl costume was made as part of a Harry Potter themed Halloween Family costume for a 15 month old child in size 18 month clothes, but you can adjust sizes...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:23:38 PDT
Sculpted Leather Mask Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-Leather-Mask-Tutorial/
Sculpted Leather Mask Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/VWBV/I1NUO9DJ/F0NVWBVI1NUO9DJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/VWBV/I1NUO9DJ/F0NVWBVI1NUO9DJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/VWBV/I1NUO9DJ/F0NVWBVI1NUO9DJ.SMALL.jpg Bezidesigns In this instuctable, I'm going to guide you through the making of a leather mask. I'm a leather artist and mask maker who learned much of this art form online. Please use my mask as inspiration, but design your own! I'm providing a basic mask design to get you started. Because things move pretty qui...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:23:52 PDT
Cockatoo Parrot Leather Mask Tutorial: From Concept to Completion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cockatoo-Parrot-Leather-Mask-Tutorial-From-Concept/
Cockatoo Parrot Leather Mask Tutorial: From Concept to Completion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7V6/I1QXUAOV/FVIW7V6I1QXUAOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7V6/I1QXUAOV/FVIW7V6I1QXUAOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/W7V6/I1QXUAOV/FVIW7V6I1QXUAOV.SMALL.jpg Qwkredfox Hello, my name is Chelsea and this is my second published Instructable. In this Instructable, I will be walking you through the steps of making a premium quality leather mask; from the concept of the design and initial purchase of the leather all the way to the painting, stringing the mask and the f...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:20:11 PDT
Championship Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Championship-Belt/
Championship Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XQBS/I1NUIKNH/FGIXQBSI1NUIKNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XQBS/I1NUIKNH/FGIXQBSI1NUIKNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XQBS/I1NUIKNH/FGIXQBSI1NUIKNH.SMALL.jpg robotgrouse I run a weekly Impro-Standup show in Melbourne: FNComedy.com.auThe comedians compete for championship belts and, here, I will share my techniques for making them (the belts, not the comedians, they do that themselves).For this particular project I am making the "All-Australian" belt for a State of O...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:21:42 PDT
Super Shredder http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Shredder/
Super Shredder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/UY21/I1Q9CNWD/F1RUY21I1Q9CNWD.SMALL.jpg Jollytime71 So I found this modded Super Shredder toy that I thought was really awesome. I've wanted to do a Super Shredder for awhile, but I found myself not reaaally liking the movie version's design all that much. So when I found this modded toy, I decided to go for it and take pieces/parts from other Shredd...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:24:44 PDT
Quick, cheap and easy Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-cheap-and-easy-Kaleidoscope/
Quick, cheap and easy Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/VJCK/I1Q9D1FT/FBZVJCKI1Q9D1FT.SMALL.jpg timcaird In this instructable, you'll learn how to take a stacking crisps tube and turn it into a dazzling light spectacular!! A big hit with the Foundation kids at my school :)Check out the video below for a step by step guide which follows this Instructable! Gather your materials For this project, tak...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:36:40 PDT
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles-Shell-DIY/
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/XD6X/I1NUJQ68/F9CXD6XI1NUJQ68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/XD6X/I1NUJQ68/F9CXD6XI1NUJQ68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/XD6X/I1NUJQ68/F9CXD6XI1NUJQ68.SMALL.jpg paypahchasa Basically this is a tutorial on how to make a turtle shell and I came up with the pattern to do it. I decided that I wanted to be a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle for Halloween and needed a shell to go with my costume. I did a search for DIY ninja turtle shells and was not impressed by the green paint...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:57:55 PDT
How To Make a Ghost For Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Ghost-For-Halloween/
How To Make a Ghost For Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SN3A/I1NUIVJW/FZQSN3AI1NUIVJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SN3A/I1NUIVJW/FZQSN3AI1NUIVJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SN3A/I1NUIVJW/FZQSN3AI1NUIVJW.SMALL.jpg Nextraker One of the best times to get creative during the year is Halloween and If you're one of those people that like to make your own costumes and decorations. Then here's a little something you can do for that scary night... A GHOST!!!You'll need the following items which you can easily get anywhere.*Whi...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:58:35 PDT
Vampire Killer Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Vampire-Killer-Shirt/
Vampire Killer Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OZP2/I1NUEFQC/FOXOZP2I1NUEFQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OZP2/I1NUEFQC/FOXOZP2I1NUEFQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/OZP2/I1NUEFQC/FOXOZP2I1NUEFQC.SMALL.jpg nollie551 This is a cheap but a good prop for a Vampire shirt. all of the materials for this project is :1. A calking gun $1.00 from the dollar store2. One tube of painters caulk $2.00 from Lowes (DONT GET SILICONE CAULK IT WONT TAKE PAINT !!) 3.Get an old branch from out side make sure it is dry ....
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:47:51 PDT
Chips Bag Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Chips-Bag-Wallet/
Chips Bag Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/H0LS/I1NUIP3S/F3GH0LSI1NUIP3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/H0LS/I1NUIP3S/F3GH0LSI1NUIP3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/H0LS/I1NUIP3S/F3GH0LSI1NUIP3S.SMALL.jpg kenyer This chips bag wallet isn't better than many of the other wallets on this site. (especially this one I really like: Potato-Chip-Bag-Wallet) This is just the type of wallet I use for some time now that I wanted the share with you. It is really easy to make It is free. It is extremely compact It is f...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:50:33 PDT
Easy Halloween Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Halloween-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don’t skip this year’s Halloween party because you spent most of October watching football or settling in at school. We’ve got 20 quick, simple Halloween costumes that will make you the life of the party. If you can use scissors and tape, with a dash of sewing skill, you’ll ready to take on any one ...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 14:52:15 PDT
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelated-The-making-of-a-mask-and-a-stop-motion-v/
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SMALL.jpg Lango84 Pixelated is a collaborative project between filmmaker Salman Sajun and myself. When we met earlier this year he had presented the idea of a future collaboration. Given that I specialize in making mascot styled masks and he specializes in stop motion animation, the idea became clear that we would ma...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:31:24 PDT
Lady Falcor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Lady-Falcor-Costume/
Lady Falcor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/MBJJ/I1MQ71RW/FEYMBJJI1MQ71RW.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong My 2013 Halloween/Comic Con costume. I wanted to do something I'd never seen before, and this amazing thrift store dress was my color palette inspiration. The Base Most of my masks start with a cheapo store bought base just to make sure the eye holes are symmetrical and head size is approximat...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:48:59 PDT
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Bros. Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-LEGO-Super-Mario-Bros-Mushrooms/
Electronic LEGO Super Mario Bros. Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/453L/I1MQ5J00/FP8453LI1MQ5J00.SMALL.jpg Baron von Brunk Submitted for the approval of the Instructables society, I bring to you another electronic LEGO project with a retro video game theme!Using the exact same principles for design and engineering as my Electronic Super Mario Starmen, I've built another series of small musical LED sprite pieces. These o...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:29 PDT
How to make a Mixtape: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mixtape-Awesome-Mix-Vol-1-from-Guard/
How to make a Mixtape: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech Geoffrey O'Brian once said that "the mixtape was the most widely practiced American art form". Though it has fallen out of favor compared to easily created iTunes playlists and CD-Rs, the gift of a mixtape meant that someone actually spent several hours waiting for a particular song on the radio or ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:55 PDT
Leather Cutout Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cutout-Mask/
Leather Cutout Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/3QHK/I1K3R264/F8K3QHKI1K3R264.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/3QHK/I1K3R264/F8K3QHKI1K3R264.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/3QHK/I1K3R264/F8K3QHKI1K3R264.SMALL.jpg Stitch and Shutter I do love cutout leather. This mask is simple yet gives you just the right amount of edge. I adore this design for so many reasons: it's really straight-forward, minimal yet intriguing, and best of all you can do your own thing with it. I myself am really quite the minimalist so I love a strong, bas...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:11:26 PDT
Laser Cut Board Games http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Board-Games/
Laser Cut Board Games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/353U/I1KJLP1I/F0U353UI1KJLP1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/353U/I1KJLP1I/F0U353UI1KJLP1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/353U/I1KJLP1I/F0U353UI1KJLP1I.SMALL.jpg msraynsford There are a vast number of German Style board games on the market now a days. We have a growing collection and devote many hours to playing them with our friends. Some of these games require additional functional parts, fancy accessories or even just deluxe versions. This instructable will offer ide...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:14:51 PDT
Man in a box Halloween costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Man-in-a-box-Halloween-costume/
Man in a box Halloween costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZVMP/HPCLL51V/FKHZVMPHPCLL51V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZVMP/HPCLL51V/FKHZVMPHPCLL51V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZVMP/HPCLL51V/FKHZVMPHPCLL51V.SMALL.jpg solidfunk Fancy helping me out? Top right hand corner vote button, be cool to get recognized! (Psst your awesome!!!!) I know what you're thinking, he must have spinal injuries after wearing that. This year I had a Halloween party and I thought I would keep up with tradition and make my own costume. I have al...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:17:02 PST
Dwarven yarn beard http://www.instructables.com/id/Dwarven-yarn-beard/
Dwarven yarn beard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/IT67/I1KJKQWL/FMCIT67I1KJKQWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/IT67/I1KJKQWL/FMCIT67I1KJKQWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/IT67/I1KJKQWL/FMCIT67I1KJKQWL.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I love beards. I have always wanted one! I was looking at Halloween costumes for research and I came across this dwarven beard on Think Geek and really wanted one. But then I thought: I can make that beard out of yarn! BOOM. Dwarven yarn beard, here we go!I wanted a full yarn beard that was comforta...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:09:16 PDT
Alien Queen - DIY Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Queen-DIY-Costume/
Alien Queen - DIY Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/ED4F/I1K3VO6F/FOIED4FI1K3VO6F.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Alien Queen interpretation -My Halloween costume effort for 2014. The Inspiration Movie monsters of the 1980’s and 90’s have been a huge influence on my personal artwork, and I wanted to make something BIG that I could use for both Halloween and Comic Con. The Alien Queen, from “Aliens 2,” is s...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:14:08 PDT