Instructables: exploring - play - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:45:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Build-a-Star-Wars-Thumb-Drive/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:16 PDT
Game Controller Button Location Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controller-Button-Location-Mod/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:36:33 PDT
Pirate Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Throne/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:05:15 PDT
Special Effects Fireball Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Effects-Fireball-Shooter/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:21:20 PDT
Make a Marble Machines board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Marble-Machines-board/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Make a "Magic" Wand - a Floating Levitation Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Magic-Wand-a-Floating-Levitation-Stick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/I55R/HU0GTZFF/FEXI55RHU0GTZFF.SMALL.jpg Adeldor A very simple DIY woodworking project, this "magic" wand is easy to make, easy to carry and entertains to no end.  It requires maybe a couple of hours total effort to make (excluding drying times). Some practice is needed to get the illusion down pat, but it's worth the effort when watching people ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:20:49 PDT
Cigar Box Uke http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigar-Box-Uke/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:38:40 PDT
Extreme Nerf Nite Finder Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Nerf-Nite-Finder-Mod/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:12:25 PDT
Ghostbusters: Ecto-Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghostbusters-Ecto-Goggles/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:33:28 PDT
Laser Cut Motorcycle Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Motorcycle-Toy/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:36:46 PDT
Make A K'nex Easter Egg Basket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Knex-Easter-Egg-Basket/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:22:34 PDT
How to make the Sorcerer's Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-Sorcerers-Stone/
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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 13:46:51 PDT
How To Make A Circuit Board Guitar Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Circuit-Board-Guitar-Pick/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:16:09 PDT
Memo in a Mug Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Memo-in-a-Mug-Prank/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:44:33 PDT
Clone Trooper Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-Trooper-Mod/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 07:09:02 PDT
Transforming LEGO Game Boy Advance - "Vantage" http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-LEGO-Game-Boy-Advance-Vantage/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:24:21 PDT
Arduino Fart-o-matic toilet humor prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Fart-o-matic-toilet-humor-prank/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 23:10:33 PDT
How to Make Children’s Vacuum Cleaner Ball Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Childrens-Vacuum-Cleaner-Ball-Cannon/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:00:31 PDT
"I Smell Good" Mr. Bunny http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Smell-Good-Mr-Bunny/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:31:53 PDT
Custom Fallout 3 Footlocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fallout-3-Footlocker/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:19:10 PDT
How to Survive Your First Day in Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Survive-Your-First-Day-in-Minecraft/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 12:02:49 PDT
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Trip Wire, Snow Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Trip-Wire-Snow-Prank/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/O39L/HTEUCU0D/F2VO39LHTEUCU0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/O39L/HTEUCU0D/F2VO39LHTEUCU0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/O39L/HTEUCU0D/F2VO39LHTEUCU0D.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski This prank is a set up in which a person will trigger a box of snow to fall over their head. This is a very simple prank and only requires rope, a card board box, a place to do the prank and snow (or a substitute such as dirt, leaves, grass etc.) I use snow in the video because that was the easiest ...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:40:22 PDT
Prank Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Prank-Box/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:43:31 PDT
Unlatherable Soap Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-to-Lather-Soap-A-Quick-Easy-Prank/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:38:52 PDT
April Fool's Day pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/April-Fools-Day-pranks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink You've got less than a month to get ready for April Fool's Day! To help you get inspired, I've collected together some of the best pranks and jokes on Instructables. These pranks range from five minute builds to more complicated drawn out pranks that will drive your victims nuts for weeks. Some ar...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:30:46 PST
12 Fun and Easy Pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Fun-and-Easy-Pranks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Pranking friends or coworkers is a timeless tradition. The pranks can be simple or elaborate, but are always fun. In this guide you can find 12 fun and easy pranks you can play on people. From gravy tea-bags and hacking a calculator to the classic stapler in jello, you're sure to find a prank that w...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 12:33:02 PDT
Last Minute Pranks Anyone Can Do http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Pranks-Anyone-Can-Do/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick It has come down to the wire and you don't have anything ready for April Fool's Day! Don't worry! The authors over at Instructables have you covered. We have lots of great pranks that can be done with little time and supplies! Check them out and don't be left behind this April Fool's Day! null...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Pre-sliced Banana Prank! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pre-sliced-Banana-Prank/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2011 07:43:38 PDT
minecraft- steve's RV http://www.instructables.com/id/minecraft-steves-RV/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:26:32 PDT
DIY Mermaid Fascinator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mermaid-Fascinator/
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By: Ruth in Craftsville

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 20:45:35 PDT
A Wand for Harry Potter - Magic http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wand-for-Harry-Potter-Magic/
A Wand for Harry Potter - Magic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/X1UK/HTFI62YT/FB9X1UKHTFI62YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/X1UK/HTFI62YT/FB9X1UKHTFI62YT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/X1UK/HTFI62YT/FB9X1UKHTFI62YT.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Just before Christmas my daughter went to a friends birthday party and asked if I would make a Wand as the friend is a Harry Potter fan and would love to have one. I agreed and made a two piece Wand from Beach and Mahogany. The wand was fairly simple (turned stem and a bit of patterning to the...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:57:33 PDT
Water Cups Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Cups-Prank/
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By: amalkhan

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:40:45 PDT
Hounds and Jackals Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Hounds-and-Jackals-Game/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:23:02 PDT
Make a Pair of House Elf Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Pair-of-House-Elf-Ears/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 10:04:37 PDT
6 Mischievous Tricks & Pranks - for April Fools' http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Mischievous-Tricks-Pranks-for-April-Fools/
6 Mischievous Tricks & Pranks - for April Fools' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SDIK/HTBIX20Q/FDJSDIKHTBIX20Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SDIK/HTBIX20Q/FDJSDIKHTBIX20Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SDIK/HTBIX20Q/FDJSDIKHTBIX20Q.SMALL.jpg The King of Random So you want to cause a little mischief, do you?  Here are 6 easy pranks to help you on your way. Watch the Video! In this video you'll see how to; -Frustrate people who can't live without the remote control -Rig a toilet to leave a surprise on the next flush -Prank a local drive through -Pl...
By: The King of Random

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:56:17 PDT
Castle http://www.instructables.com/id/Castle/
Castle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/SAF1/HTBY6MPM/FKVSAF1HTBY6MPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/SAF1/HTBY6MPM/FKVSAF1HTBY6MPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/SAF1/HTBY6MPM/FKVSAF1HTBY6MPM.SMALL.jpg cars367 The Base First find a big area to build. Then build the front and backside of the castle 21 blocks long. And then the two sides are 16 blocks. Fill In The Frame null Making The Towers Make the walls 3x3 and make the tower 8 blocks tall and make sure there is an entrance if you want. Repeat...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:52:29 PDT
Remote Controlled Balloon Pop Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Balloon-Pop-Prank/
Remote Controlled Balloon Pop Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/7IB8/HT7PBEGZ/FQI7IB8HT7PBEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/7IB8/HT7PBEGZ/FQI7IB8HT7PBEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/7IB8/HT7PBEGZ/FQI7IB8HT7PBEGZ.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Balloons are great for simple pranks. You can pop the balloon and scare someone, or you can fill the balloon with water and soak them. These are some of the simplest and most basic pranks that you can do. But you can always make improvements on an old classic. In this project, I am going to show...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:03:55 PDT
Craigslist Chiquita Banana Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Craigslist-Chiquita-Banana-Prank/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:04:51 PDT
Propmaking with MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Propmaking-with-MDF/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:53:23 PDT
Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-dragon-styled-NERF-Jolt/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:09:52 PDT
Classic Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Captain-America-Shield-Prop/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:31:09 PDT
Foam covered wooden swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-covered-wooden-swords/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:22:44 PDT
Make a Meat Sculpture from a Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Meat-Sculpture-from-a-Mold/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:59:45 PDT
Paper Record Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Record-Player/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:12:30 PDT
Make a Scribbling Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Scribbling-Machine/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:08:11 PDT
Chocolate Covered Bacon Grease Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Covered-Bacon-Grease-Prank/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:18:36 PDT
Viking triangle hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-triangle-hat/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:45:55 PDT
$100 'Notepad' prank http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Notepad-prank/
$100 'Notepad' prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/NKHQ/HSRZIT0O/FV0NKHQHSRZIT0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/NKHQ/HSRZIT0O/FV0NKHQHSRZIT0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/NKHQ/HSRZIT0O/FV0NKHQHSRZIT0O.SMALL.jpg dailodai78 Here's a way to prank some of your friends and gets some laughs too. It's a $100 all in $1 bills. Click here for the demonstration of the final product. Materials 100 - CRISP $1 bills (if have money to burn, you can do $5, $10, $20, $50 or $100 bills) padding glue notepad cardboard Setup - G...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:28:49 PDT
Bioshock Elizabth Choker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Elizabth-Choker/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:47:42 PDT