Instructables: exploring - play - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:10:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
CD Cover Maze Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Cover-Maze-Puzzle/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:32:11 PDT
Laser Cut Wood Animals Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wood-Animals-Puzzle/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:51:21 PDT
Make a Possessed Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Possessed-Rubiks-Cube/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:44:54 PDT
Balancing Nail Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Balancing-Nail-Puzzle/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:50:48 PDT
Wooden Toy Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Airplane/
Wooden Toy Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7D02/IRXTKLED/F1P7D02IRXTKLED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7D02/IRXTKLED/F1P7D02IRXTKLED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7D02/IRXTKLED/F1P7D02IRXTKLED.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada This week we are laser cutting and engraving an awesome wooden toy airplane on our Speedy 300 laser machine! We use 1/8" MDF wood. We made this plane in our TroSpace Makerspace in our facility in Calgary, AB. The space is open for educators and those in the Makerspace and Fablab movements. Downlo...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:02:09 PDT
Lasercut interlock puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Interlock-Puzzle/
Lasercut interlock puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/94LV/IRXTLD3S/FID94LVIRXTLD3S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/94LV/IRXTLD3S/FID94LVIRXTLD3S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/94LV/IRXTLD3S/FID94LVIRXTLD3S.SMALL.jpg hesamh You can easily make your own interlock puzzle by a lasercutter machine, first cut drawing1.pdf with 6mm HDF plate, then turn pieces 90 degs and cut file drawing2.pdf as shown in images in attached zip file. Do not move the 6 mm plate between cuts. You can use it as a cup holder or a stand as well. I...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:47:50 PDT
An easy to make tangled puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-to-Make-Tangled-Puzzle/
An easy to make tangled puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/M521/IRXTLUKK/F8AM521IRXTLUKK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/M521/IRXTLUKK/F8AM521IRXTLUKK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/M521/IRXTLUKK/F8AM521IRXTLUKK.SMALL.jpg saannsta This is a very simple to build but fun puzzle, that you can make as a present or for yourself. ;-)You will need a minimum of materials and only a few basic tools.(Since English is a second language for me, please forgive me for the spelling mistakes I might make) Materials Because of the simplici...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 06:24:54 PDT
Cardboard hearse car with motor & led's, pulley driven. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Hearse-Car-With-Motor-Leds-Pulley-Driven/
Cardboard hearse car with motor & led's, pulley driven. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C3H5/IRXTITAV/FL9C3H5IRXTITAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C3H5/IRXTITAV/FL9C3H5IRXTITAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/C3H5/IRXTITAV/FL9C3H5IRXTITAV.SMALL.jpg Nesmaniac I've been wanting to make one of these for a while & finally got around to doing so during a couple of rainy days. The great thing about cardboard is it's so easy to work with that basically the imagination is the limit. Very few tools & materials needed. Fun project for anyone. Here's a list of wha...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:54:08 PDT
Make a Soma Cube out of Legos! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Soma-Cube-Out-of-Legos/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:14:01 PDT
Leather / Rubber Table Tennis Bat http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Rubber-Table-Tennis-Bat/
Leather / Rubber Table Tennis Bat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/L4NR/IRXTAVBU/FVBL4NRIRXTAVBU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/L4NR/IRXTAVBU/FVBL4NRIRXTAVBU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/L4NR/IRXTAVBU/FVBL4NRIRXTAVBU.SMALL.jpg niosey03 Table tennis bat made from wood off cuts and Rubber / leather.I decided to make this as all of my table tennis bats were breaking beyond repair. This bat is much stronger.What you need - Materials8 x 12 (20cm x 30cm) Plywood 6.5 mm (1/4 inch) thick2 2 x 5 (5cm x 13cm ) Plywood / Natural wood 8 mm...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:20:47 PDT
Condense a Board Game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Condense-a-Board-Game-Box/
Condense a Board Game Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2U42/IRXTBVEC/F2U2U42IRXTBVEC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2U42/IRXTBVEC/F2U2U42IRXTBVEC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2U42/IRXTBVEC/F2U2U42IRXTBVEC.SMALL.jpg jʎɐɹ-ɾ The one thing that annoys me about board games is all the wasted space in the packaging. Anyone who collects board games knows the struggle of having space for everything. My solution was to remove all unnecessary space from the game box.My example will use Settlers of Catan but you can apply this ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 05:22:35 PDT
ARCade Reactor - RetroPie Gaming and Media System http://www.instructables.com/id/ARCade-Reactor-RetroPie-Gaming-and-Media-System/
ARCade Reactor - RetroPie Gaming and Media System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/PXX5/IRXT7NOB/F0ZPXX5IRXT7NOB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/PXX5/IRXT7NOB/F0ZPXX5IRXT7NOB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/PXX5/IRXT7NOB/F0ZPXX5IRXT7NOB.SMALL.jpg ThirdEarthDesign As a young boy I grew up playing some of the classic computers like the BBC, Atari ST and the Amiga 500, later moving onto consoles like the SNES and the PlayStation. While the modern generation of gaming consoles and high-end PC's provide a graphically rich experience, there is a charm about the ol...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:59:01 PDT
Clippy Bobble http://www.instructables.com/id/Clippy-Bobble/
Clippy Bobble - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/U430/IRXT52A8/FMBU430IRXT52A8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/U430/IRXT52A8/FMBU430IRXT52A8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/U430/IRXT52A8/FMBU430IRXT52A8.SMALL.jpg ezman IntroductionAt dinner one night the conversation drifted to Microsoft Office Assistance, Clippy. When my eldest daughter, a teenager, said she loved him. I was surprised, but confessed I miss him. My wife said she strongly disliked him. My daughter also said she would love to have him. Later on...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:08:41 PDT
Cardboard remote controlled car. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Remote-Controlled-Car/
Cardboard remote controlled car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9Q34/IRXT8I7W/F4I9Q34IRXT8I7W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9Q34/IRXT8I7W/F4I9Q34IRXT8I7W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/9Q34/IRXT8I7W/F4I9Q34IRXT8I7W.SMALL.jpg Nesmaniac Wire controlled toys use to be the thing back before radio controlled ones became so common. Growing up I had several different types of wire controlled toys ranging from cars to planes, even a dude on a skateboard. My goal here was to make one out of the most basic of materials using as few parts a...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 02:24:32 PDT
The Game of Valhalla http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Game-of-Valhalla/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 22:59:46 PDT
Tennis Balls in a Bottle (How-to!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Balls-in-a-Bottle-How-to/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:25:40 PDT
Packing Parcels http://www.instructables.com/id/Packing-Parcels/
Packing Parcels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/MS94/IRXSXEEX/FPBMS94IRXSXEEX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/MS94/IRXSXEEX/FPBMS94IRXSXEEX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/MS94/IRXSXEEX/FPBMS94IRXSXEEX.SMALL.jpg Miguel Augusto A math puzzle inspired in our daily life. For most children and adults mathematics could be boring and difficult. But everyday we use mathematics to make all sort of things in our life. Packing parcels is one of them. Everyone already try to tidy up toys in a box or put luggage in the trunk. Mat...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 01:41:20 PDT
Deck of Cards in a Bottle (It's a puzzle!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Deck-of-Cards-in-a-Bottle/
Deck of Cards in a Bottle (It's a puzzle!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/BBP5/IRW8LYS7/FJ4BBP5IRW8LYS7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/BBP5/IRW8LYS7/FJ4BBP5IRW8LYS7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/BBP5/IRW8LYS7/FJ4BBP5IRW8LYS7.SMALL.jpg seamster The purpose of this instructable and the spirit in which it was written is to encourage readers to engage in a bit of experiential learning: to learn by doing.This is done by showing a conceptual puzzle, and challenging the reader to duplicate it without directly spelling out how to do so.I admit th...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:19:13 PDT
Edible Nutella Slime / Play Doh http://www.instructables.com/id/Edible-Nutella-Slime-Play-Doh/
Edible Nutella Slime / Play Doh - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WJAT/IRVVOD3U/FY5WJATIRVVOD3U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WJAT/IRVVOD3U/FY5WJATIRVVOD3U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/WJAT/IRVVOD3U/FY5WJATIRVVOD3U.SMALL.jpg MadScienceHacks In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make edible slime / play doh using Nutella! Here's what you'll need: Nutella (1 tablespoon)Corn Starch / Corn Flour (1 tablespoon or more) Condensed milk (200ml or 7oz)Other items you'll need : Mixing utensil, such as a spoon. A stove A small pot or pan ...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:36:14 PDT
K'NEX Motorized AT-AT from Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/KNEX-Motorized-AT-AT-From-Star-Wars/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 10:07:12 PDT
K'NEX Snowspeeder From Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/KNEX-Snowspeeder-From-Star-Wars/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:52:30 PDT
4DOX (Four-dimensional Noughts & Crosses) http://www.instructables.com/id/4DOX/
4DOX (Four-dimensional Noughts & Crosses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/72V2/IRRLBUOZ/FXR72V2IRRLBUOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/72V2/IRRLBUOZ/FXR72V2IRRLBUOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/72V2/IRRLBUOZ/FXR72V2IRRLBUOZ.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Are flat board games too old-school?Do three-dimensional moves not tax your brain enough?Do you want to out-geek your friends?Time to take noughts and crosses ("tic-tac-toe" for our colonial cousins) into not just three dimensions, but four.Four-dimensional noughts and crosses.I call it "4DOX" for s...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 05:04:01 PDT
Fighter jet Cockpit for kids (kit ready for print included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fighter-Jet-Cockpit-for-Kids-kit-Ready-for-Print-I/
Fighter jet Cockpit for kids (kit ready for print included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/3G1U/IRX4RK8Y/F223G1UIRX4RK8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/3G1U/IRX4RK8Y/F223G1UIRX4RK8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/3G1U/IRX4RK8Y/F223G1UIRX4RK8Y.SMALL.jpg Don Walker Dear pilots,In case your kid loves planes (or you want him/her to love planes) this intructable will be perfect for you! A cardboard cockpit of A-10, scaled down for your little beloved ones.You know, when kids are busy with playing, they doesn't behave bad. (except when they playing with firecrack...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:53:50 PDT
Floating Lightsaber Flow Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Lightsaber-Flow-Prop/
Floating Lightsaber Flow Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/P4ED/IRO1J0YV/F1QP4EDIRO1J0YV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/P4ED/IRO1J0YV/F1QP4EDIRO1J0YV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/P4ED/IRO1J0YV/F1QP4EDIRO1J0YV.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge A floating sword, aka gravity sword, aka contact sword is a juggling prop that is weighted specifically to allow moves that appear to defy gravity. The majority of the prop's weight is below the gripping point at the pommel of the sword, so that it's balance point is in the middle of the handle (not...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:01:09 PDT
Custom Mewtwo & Mew Game Boy Advance (Spray Paint Mod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mewtwo-Mew-Game-Boy-Advance-Spray-Paint-Mod/
Custom Mewtwo & Mew Game Boy Advance (Spray Paint Mod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/5IG7/IRO1GTIE/FN75IG7IRO1GTIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/5IG7/IRO1GTIE/FN75IG7IRO1GTIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/5IG7/IRO1GTIE/FN75IG7IRO1GTIE.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Hello there, folks! During these Pokémon Go-crazed times, I've had to go back to my nostalgic state of mind and found the urge to give my Game Boy Advance some new life. In this Instructable, I'll take you through how I modded my GBA into becoming a special Mew & Mewtwo Edition, and some of the expe...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:54:06 PDT
D&D Dice Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/DD-Dice-Tray/
D&D Dice Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/RB77/IRO1G82V/F1NRB77IRO1G82V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/RB77/IRO1G82V/F1NRB77IRO1G82V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/RB77/IRO1G82V/F1NRB77IRO1G82V.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Having made a dice tower, I decided to make a matching tray to stop dice skittering all over the table.It can be used on its own, but I have made this to exactly fit the tower.I've also taken the opportunity to play with lasering to make an inlaid pattern in felt. Needful things As well as your c...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:16:36 PDT
Dice Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-Tower/
Dice Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VF4Y/IRNSNS8B/FPNVF4YIRNSNS8B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VF4Y/IRNSNS8B/FPNVF4YIRNSNS8B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VF4Y/IRNSNS8B/FPNVF4YIRNSNS8B.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Every role-player needs dice.Dice need rolling.Rolling dice need a dice-tower.This is the tower I made for my eldest - it's fully lined to reduce the clatter of the dice, and has a magnetic closure.(Big shout-out to Jayefuu for letting me use his very cool door design - sorry I didn't leave the hing...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:37:18 PDT
Magic Cauldron, Blowing Glowing Bubbles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Cauldron-Blowing-Glowing-Bubbles/
Magic Cauldron, Blowing Glowing Bubbles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/GGG3/IRHV2O5X/FE2GGG3IRHV2O5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/GGG3/IRHV2O5X/FE2GGG3IRHV2O5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/GGG3/IRHV2O5X/FE2GGG3IRHV2O5X.SMALL.jpg heinzdrei This magic cauldron was built in preparation for the birthdays of my two older daughters -- like many children they're both extremely fond of the Harry Potter novels and they both want a Harry Potter theme party. The cauldron has a very magical effect: inside, there's a bubble machine that blows bub...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:20:53 PDT
Wood Pickguard for Electric Bass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pickguard-for-Electric-Bass/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 10:01:49 PDT
Micro Camphor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Camphor-Boat/
Micro Camphor Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UU02/IRGZZOAY/F42UU02IRGZZOAY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UU02/IRGZZOAY/F42UU02IRGZZOAY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F42/UU02/IRGZZOAY/F42UU02IRGZZOAY.SMALL.jpg swagato koyal Something great doesnt always need to be big. Sometimes it can also come in small sizes, infact really small sizes. Now talking of toy boats, they are either powered by springs, candles, electric motors and such. But if the boat gets really small, like around 2cm, then you need a completely differen...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 05:34:15 PDT
Sending a Weather Balloon To 95,000 Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-a-Weather-Balloon-to-95000-Feet/
Sending a Weather Balloon To 95,000 Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/BDEB/IRHUI6V3/FSUBDEBIRHUI6V3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/BDEB/IRHUI6V3/FSUBDEBIRHUI6V3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/BDEB/IRHUI6V3/FSUBDEBIRHUI6V3.SMALL.jpg trailogy On April 30, 2016 I launched Project BAHAB, a two year project, into Space. The Berwick Academy High Altitude Balloon, it was originally designed to carry 1 camera facing down to recreate the famous Powers of Ten Documentary (link). It ended up merging into sending the Berwick Academy mascot up to s...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 08:41:08 PDT
Street Fighter II *Bartop Arcade* with HyperSpin http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Fighter-II-Bartop-Arcade-With-HyperSpin/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 17:34:31 PDT
2x4 Off-end School Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Off-end-School-Bus/
2x4 Off-end School Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/V1V5/IRGZYL3R/FMXV1V5IRGZYL3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/V1V5/IRGZYL3R/FMXV1V5IRGZYL3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/V1V5/IRGZYL3R/FMXV1V5IRGZYL3R.SMALL.jpg Loblaw In this instructable we will make a toy school bus from 2x4 off ends. This is a very cheap toy as the only cost are the wheels and dolls. Materials and Tools Materials:2 pieces of 2x4 off ends at least 9" long4 wooden toy wheels - I bought 2" wheels from Lee ValleyWooden dowel the same diameter a...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 23:32:54 PDT
Thibault Art K'nex Ball Machine Elements http://www.instructables.com/id/Thibault-Art-Knex-Ball-Machine-Elements/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M1RV/IRG4LRVF/F6AM1RVIRG4LRVF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M1RV/IRG4LRVF/F6AM1RVIRG4LRVF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/M1RV/IRG4LRVF/F6AM1RVIRG4LRVF.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone and welcome to my Knex Ball Machine Element collection where you can find over 40 different knex elements.Enjoy,Thibault Art. K'nex Ballmachine Element #2 k'nex ballmachine element #3 knex ballmachine element #4 Knex ballmachine element #5 Knex Head Element. Knex B...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 07:38:10 PDT
Lego Play Table made with IKEA TROFAST http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Play-Table-Made-With-IKEA-TROFAST/
Lego Play Table made with IKEA TROFAST - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/IYTE/IRF7TEEZ/FIZIYTEIRF7TEEZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/IYTE/IRF7TEEZ/FIZIYTEIRF7TEEZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/IYTE/IRF7TEEZ/FIZIYTEIRF7TEEZ.SMALL.jpg dstryker I built this LEGO play table to organize the thousands of LEGO bricks my kids have and give them a place to build their LEGO sets. It has 26 storage bins in 3 different sizes with custom color coded labels and a build area on top with a lip edge to keep those tiny studs from disappearing onto the f...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 19:02:54 PDT
Building a Makerspace Parade Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Makerspace-Parade-Float/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 14:41:49 PDT
DIY Free-Flight Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Free-Flight-Glider/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 07:10:52 PDT
Racing Simulator Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Racing-Simulator-Pod/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 07:07:11 PDT
K'NEX T-65 X-Wing Starfighter - Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/KNEX-T-65-X-Wing-Starfighter-Star-Wars/
K'NEX T-65 X-Wing Starfighter - Star Wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/O3HP/IRC6WGIY/FO1O3HPIRC6WGIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/O3HP/IRC6WGIY/FO1O3HPIRC6WGIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/O3HP/IRC6WGIY/FO1O3HPIRC6WGIY.SMALL.jpg GWorks "Red 5, standing by"- Luke SkywalkerStand by as I will guide you through this instructable how to build your own K'NEX T-65 X-Wing Starfighter from the Star Wars universe! This starfighter was used by the Rebel Alliance against the mighty Empire in many fights including the destroying of the Death S...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 16:24:41 PDT
Coconut Cracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Cracker/
Coconut Cracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/8XPM/IRC6WM27/FWR8XPMIRC6WM27.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian I had inadvertently found a great way to open a coconut, one where the meat falls away from the shell and you do not have to dig it out or cut it apart. Now I'm trying to recreate it in better ways... The evolution of an idea... If you are not interested in the brief story of how thisproject came...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 22:41:13 PDT
Magical "Legend of Zelda" LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Legend-of-Zelda-LED-Lamp/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 01:45:12 PDT
Pinnöppel http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinnöppel/
Pinnöppel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/6T3L/IRC5PQ6X/FTJ6T3LIRC5PQ6X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/6T3L/IRC5PQ6X/FTJ6T3LIRC5PQ6X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/6T3L/IRC5PQ6X/FTJ6T3LIRC5PQ6X.SMALL.jpg rbicher Pinnöppel is a simple but funny german game. Material and Tools You need: - A wooden box- Round timbers (1m long, 1,8 cm thick)- Wood panel- glue- saw- sandpaper- a drill (2 cm thick)- permanent maker- dice - boiled linseed oil (if you want) The Pinnöppel First the round timbers are sawed to...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 13:19:28 PDT
Solving the Megaminx (Faster and Simpler) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solving-the-Megaminx-Faster-and-Simpler/
Solving the Megaminx (Faster and Simpler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/VMVN/IRAW27NI/FRFVMVNIRAW27NI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/VMVN/IRAW27NI/FRFVMVNIRAW27NI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/VMVN/IRAW27NI/FRFVMVNIRAW27NI.SMALL.jpg TheGreatCK Solving The MegaminxHello Guys! This is TheGreatCK! This instructable is about how to solve a megaminx. A megaminx is basically a dodecahedron having 12 sides. ............Solving a megaminx is just like a 3X3 Rubik's Cube a...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 07:33:01 PDT
Minimalist Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Chess-Set/
Minimalist Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/YBZB/IRAVZ8RH/FPSYBZBIRAVZ8RH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/YBZB/IRAVZ8RH/FPSYBZBIRAVZ8RH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/YBZB/IRAVZ8RH/FPSYBZBIRAVZ8RH.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 A few months ago, I stumbled upon Peter Baeten's lovely laser cut chess set. I immediately wanted to make one but there was no vector file available so I took upon myself to redraw all the pieces on my computer.Since the project is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareA...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:24:22 PDT
The Inspirator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inspirator/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:45:37 PDT
Keeping Nintendo Game Save Intact While Installing New Battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Nintendo-Game-Save-Intact-While-Installing/
Keeping Nintendo Game Save Intact While Installing New Battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/R393/IRAVYLL8/FVMR393IRAVYLL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/R393/IRAVYLL8/FVMR393IRAVYLL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/R393/IRAVYLL8/FVMR393IRAVYLL8.SMALL.jpg Nesmaniac If you have a cherished game save on an old Nintendo cartridge & know the battery inside can’t last much longer, then here’s the simple way to add a new battery without losing that old save.You will need these things:Safety glasses (as always)soldering iron2 pieces of small copper strand wire each a...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 18:02:44 PDT
Guar gum bubbles + wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Guar-Gum-Bubbles-Wand/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 16:34:12 PDT
Kid's Hockey Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Hockey-Game/
Kid's Hockey Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/C4GZ/IR9EFZKS/FTIC4GZIR9EFZKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/C4GZ/IR9EFZKS/FTIC4GZIR9EFZKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/C4GZ/IR9EFZKS/FTIC4GZIR9EFZKS.SMALL.jpg Loblaw Another great project for an Auntie! What kid doesn't love hockey?As this is meant for a toddler, I crocheted a covering for the hockey stick in consideration of my sister's floor (and sanity). My nephew is quite fond of hitting things with sticks. Materials and Tools Materials Thin plywood - I ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 09:20:46 PDT
Laser Cut Tenor Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Tenor-Ukulele/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:54:36 PDT