Instructables: exploring - play - awesome - featured Thu, 28 May 2015 05:28:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Big Mechanical K'nex Car
Big Mechanical K'nex Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> knexceptional Welcome all to my entry for the K'nex Instructables contest! My creation is a big vehicle with realistic mechanical features, and a bunch of extra interesting components!I started playing with K'nex when I was around 3-4 years old and have always loved it. I would make things very often with it at y...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:31:13 PDT
Spot it With #s
Spot it With #s - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I made this game for a school project a while ago, and thought it would be a great idea to share it with you. It's a Mathematical twist to the traditional spot it game.Spot it is a great game with a few ways of playing. Basically if you find a match on your card to the one in the middle (there is al...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:16:50 PDT
Dragonball Saiyan Nes
Dragonball Saiyan Nes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izrail This is one of my game systems I have been modding. I was wanting to do something no one else has made. The tools and Materials I used: 1: Xacto blade 2: Led strip and 12v plug 3: Foam sheet (yellow)4: Paper (for stencil) 5: Dremel 6: Paint Brush and Paint 7: Screwdriver Getting started Ok let's ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:15:38 PST
Miniature Minecraft Cubes!
Miniature Minecraft Cubes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PerfectPixel If you were looking for Papercraft you came to the wrong place, 'cause these aren't paper, they're solid wood.The miniature Minecraft cubes are 2x2cm and are made out of wood which has paper stuck around it with the textures of miniaturised versions of Minecraft blocks.They are awesome little things...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:07:32 PST
Easy Iron Man Repulsor
Easy Iron Man Repulsor - More DIY How To Projects]]> P1XEL00 In this tutorial I will show you how to make an easy Iron Man repulsor from a recycled watch.Please like, vote follow and comment.#P1XEL00 Gather your supplies You will need:An old watchAn led and a flat batteryand something to disassemble your watch withred paint sand paper Disassemble Your w...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:26:42 PST
Ruben's Tube Fire Scythe Engineering Project / Prop
Ruben's Tube Fire Scythe Engineering Project / Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ikkalebob A Ruben's tube or simply fire tube is a set-up in which flames will become higher or lower according to the frequency of the sound entering the tube. Essentially, the flames act like an oscilloscope for the sound entering the tube.In this project I decided to replicate this effect except, in the spi...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:56:52 PDT
How to Make a Match Rocket
How to Make a Match Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Von Malegowski I show how to make a simple match rocket. It is made from common materials and only takes a few minutes of preparation. This is an easy and fun project when you are bored. A match rocket is an extremely simple rocket to construct and launch. It demonstrates many principles of rocketry, basic jet pro...
By: Von Malegowski

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:21 PDT
How to Make a Paperclip Slingshot
How to Make a Paperclip Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Von Malegowski I show how to make a mini paperclip slingshot. It is very easy to make and only requires a paper clip, elastic band and pliers to bend the paper clip with. The paperclip is bent into a ‘Y’ shape and the elastic band is cut and tied to the fork. The projectiles are simple V darts that can be made by ...
By: Von Malegowski

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:57:23 PDT
K'NEX TMP (Build)
K'NEX TMP (Build) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Red Book of Westmarch When you have a gun that bridges the gap between a handgun and a SMG, it must have two things, a small overall body, and a high rate of fire. The Steyr Mannlicher TMP (known as the MP9 in MW3) has both. Coming in at a little over 11 in. and with a rate of fire of about 850–900 rpm., the TMP is no jo...
By: The Red Book of Westmarch

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:15:47 PDT
lego Iron man helmet
lego Iron man helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Super space ninja Hello guys! Today I will show you how to make a Lego Iron Man Helmet and by the way, this is my first instructables! So don't be to hard on me.WARNING!!! Requires a lot of legos, Yellow, Red and Blue(optional) Step 1 : Ideas and inspirations Originally, my ideas came from the offical Lego iron m...
By: Super space ninja

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:11:15 PDT
Coin Roll
Coin Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkfish So you just watched a movie where some hotshot is in a casino, playing a game of high-stakes blackjack. As they wait for cards to be dealt our gambler leans back and calmly begins to roll a poker chip across their knuckles and smirks as lady luck blesses them with the winning hand. Lets be hone...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:30:39 PDT
Magic Money Making Envelope
Magic Money Making Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> goldlego This is an amazing magic trick that makes money appear, disappear and even change from bills to coins and back again. It is simple to make and a blast to use! NOTE: The magic money making envelope in the video is another one I made (different than the one in the steps) so the colors may be diff...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:13:01 PST
Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands - More DIY How To Projects]]> pictureit17 I wanted to create a unique costume that people could instantly recognize, a costume I could create with only moderate effort on my part, I wanted to be seen as the character I would portray, not as myself in a new outfit; that is how I decided on Edward Scissorhands. Top, Pants & Boots: The top is...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:58:07 PDT
Knex Pool Table Instructions
Knex Pool Table Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> knextremist      Hi, this is a collaboration between me (knextremist) and KneXtreme on instructions for his amazing pool table. I built his table from the pictures that he posted and upon asking him if I could post instructions, he suggested a collaboration, so, that is what we are doing. I built his table, the...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 08:34:32 PDT
K'nex Rockem' Sockem' Robots
K'nex Rockem' Sockem' Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonnyBGood Hello ladies and gentlemen! I'm your announcer JonnyBGood and I will be leading you through the breakdown of tonight's classic robotic boxing match! To my left is a robot that's more monster than machine, here's the Beastly Blue! If anyone is going to stand against this beast it will be the titanic ...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:56:33 PDT
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I discovered this a little while ago, and I immediately wanted one. Until I saw the price. I didn't want to pay $40.00 plus shipping for something I could easily make myself. So I got to work on my own, and I am very happy with the result. I built it for a tenth of the cost and was able to choose my...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:15:17 PDT
Fiber Optic Wig
Fiber Optic Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheTatterdemalion This wig is just one part of a costume a friend and I made for a school festival. In case you can't tell we were Alien Dandelion-Babies. The eye-lashes, makeup and the hover-board (not pictured) will get their own 'ibles, which I will link to once I have made them. My aim with these wigs was to mak...
By: TheTatterdemalion

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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 00:39:24 PST
REAL Minecraft Blocks!
REAL Minecraft Blocks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker Minecraft is an AWESOME game, where you can build stuff from little cubes.  Everything is a cube.  Even YOU are a cube! If you haven't played Minecraft yet, I strongly urge you to.  It is pretty awesome. Christmas is coming up, and I have this friend who is slightly  completely OBSESSED with this ...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 08:38:32 PST
Octopus Masquerade Mask
Octopus Masquerade Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> Onyx Ibex Octopodes are the coolest animals on this planet. It's a widely known fact. Thus, in an effort to become more like our octopus overlords, it is not out of the question to imitate their appearance of awesomeness. In this instructible I will show you how to look completely awesome with this mask. It w...
By: Onyx Ibex

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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 23:06:16 PST
Go Glow Lego rwinscot If you're looking for an inexpensive hobby that will put -enormous- smilles on a child's face... you've found it! Modding Legos can be great fun - let's get started! Supplies d'jour You're going to need some items to customize your minifig.   . Soldering iron ( ~25 watts is plenty ) and some sold...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 10:40:51 PDT
Minotaur costume-Narnia style
Minotaur costume-Narnia style - More DIY How To Projects]]> ellwoodjoe Hi and welcome to my step by step guide on how to build this Narnia style minotaur, It is made very cheaply and using materials that I already had, all of the fur is made of string that I stripped down and hot glued on to make a fur effect, I felt this would be a lot cheaper than using fake fur ...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:55:17 PDT
Cat Breading Costume
Cat Breading Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> caturdayiseveryday Cat breading is the latest cat-centric meme sweeping teh internetz!  It involves putting a piece of bread on your cat's head, photographing their (often horrified) reaction, and then posting the pictures on the internet.  (It's kind of like planking, but for people who aren't athletic and like to an...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:13:21 PDT
Parabolic Pencil Star
Parabolic Pencil Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eat More Chicken Almost everyone has seen how straight lines can be turned into a near-perfect parabolic curve, and everyone has a bunch of pencils lying around at home or at the office that they don't use.  Put those pencils to use and build this neat pencil star.  The curves are created by following the same conce...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 16:55:59 PDT
Full-Size Doc Ock Costume
Full-Size Doc Ock Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eldjotnar As always I find it necessary to go way over the top with my Halloween costumes, and I found myself asking, "How can I top the Dalek costume of 2010?" And while getting ideas off of the internet, I came across the idea for a Doc Ock costume. What could be cooler than a life size Doc Ock costume? So...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 18:11:19 PDT
LEGO CAR CREATIONS 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Density Hi everybody! I am Density and I am 14 years old. I am a big fan of instructables and Lego so this time I will show you how to make Lego cars. You do not have to use the exact same pieces. Some might be hard to find. If you do not have the required pieces, substitute them for other pieces that can r...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:57:39 PDT
R2D2 Beverage Dispenser!
R2D2 Beverage Dispenser! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sadR2D2 The R2D2 beverage dispenser Our motivation for this project came from our group’s communal love for arguably the best series known to mankind, Star Wars.  When we first brainstormed the idea, we didn’t know what we wanted to do, we just knew that it would have a Star Wars theme somehow incorporated...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:12:01 PDT
The knex Pinball machine ryry2011 This is my knex pinball machine! Its super cool and is very big. Pros and cons: 1. Very big 2. Smooth flippers. 3. Cool elements. 4. Jack pot hole. 5. Jack pot ball return. 6. Looks cool. 7. Durable. Subscribe if you liked it!
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 11:06:58 PDT
Water-Balloon Tennis! 2012's newest summer sport! shadowfeet This summer has been unusually hot on the east coast, so to beat the heat I and my family, created a new game/sport to cool down. Introducing- Water-Balloon Tennis!! Perfect when you aren't quite in the mood for a water-balloon fight, and it's too hot to play real tennis.  Before Playing You'll Nee...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:15:06 PDT
How to make a Tron/Rave Helmet!
How to make a Tron/Rave Helmet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezarate i started this about a month ago. i wanted to make a cool helmet, something LIKE tron but not exactly, and i think i was successful.  i had ALOT of problems with this and still do just because i made alot of errors by trying to do different things with it.  i messed too much with my helmet so my ...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 17:52:35 PDT
TF2 Rocket Launcher
TF2 Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> RedWagon This is how to build a Rocket Launcher from Team Fortress 2 for cosplay or to decorate your mantle.  This was made at LVL1, Louisville's Hackerspace.  (see more at  Be sure to check your area for a hackerspace, they're a great place to meet new people, learn new things and get a...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:20:02 PDT
TF2 Minigun (Sasha)
TF2 Minigun (Sasha) - More DIY How To Projects]]> RedWagon This is an Instructible for creating a minigun from Team Fortress 2 for cosplay or whatever.  This covers creating a basic minigun with spinning or fixed barrel. This was made at LVL1, Louisville's Hackerspace.  (see more at  Be sure to check your area for a hackerspace, ...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:02:16 PDT
Fallout 3- Brotherhood of Steel Helmet
Fallout 3- Brotherhood of Steel Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Josh Jay In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a helmet based on the Brotherhood of Steel from Fallout 3.  The finished helmet is comprised of a main body and a series of numerous attached accessories. This guide will take you through the process of: Planning Helmet Modeling Helmet Mo...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 16:28:18 PDT
Lego flak 88mm anti-aircraft gun
Lego flak 88mm anti-aircraft gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> retrotimelord in this instructable i will be telling you how to build a lego flak 88mm anti-aircraft turret also this is only my second instructable yada yada yada... The barrel First find 5 of those cylindrical block things and push them together The next bit find one stud and a double sided thing (see...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 17:06:48 PDT
DIY Manufacturing / A Factory on your kitchen table
DIY Manufacturing / A Factory on your kitchen table - More DIY How To Projects]]> bryanbrutherford This is a beginner level DIY toy manufacturing instructable to follow up my more complex Ice Scream Man Instructable This is a project from my archives but i think it really shows good, simple process to make a significant amount of  a thing. I was contracted to make a 500 piece batch of small plas...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 09:30:06 PDT
Lego Computer Case
Lego Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> greenyouse Peace is a lie, there is only passion. Through passion, I gain strength. Through strength, I gain power. Through power, I gain victory. Through building a Lego computer, I gain hours and hours of sitting in a basement (lol) Welcome to the Lego computer build instructable!  Through this tutorial I'l...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 10:27:15 PST
Knex Folding Target Range
Knex Folding Target Range - More DIY How To Projects]]> cazadactle I have been meaning to do this ible for a while now, and have only just finally got round to it... I present to you instructions for my folding target range! I like this one compared to other models because it's relatively low piece and has two handles (one on either side) to reset the targets with ...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 13:13:34 PST
Centrifugal Airsoft Pen Machine Gun
Centrifugal Airsoft Pen Machine Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> pastprimitive Made almost exclusively from office supplies this centrifugal machine gun is the perfect device for booby trapping beloved objects that coworkers have a tendency to take. So it's more of an air soft grenade in this form, however with a little more time you could without much trouble get it to shoot...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 20:47:47 PST
Playable Cardboard Ukulele...
Playable Cardboard Ukulele... - More DIY How To Projects]]> eplunkett This Instructable will show you how to create a playable soprano ukulele from cardboard and items found at your local hardware store (plus some tuners and strings). A video of the cardboard uke in action can be found on YouTube. Materials... Items you need for this project: Several large shippi...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:49:21 PST
Epic-Snazzy Robot Costume
Epic-Snazzy Robot Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wi11 Over the years I've found that this costume never fails to spark the interest of both young and old. It's no surprise either, it's various lights, buzzers and fans (for the wearer's comfort) always make this costume a huge hit. It's also quite versatile, in the sense that it can be personalized to s...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2011 04:43:59 PST
My Son's Interchangeable Lego Star Wars Clock
My Son's Interchangeable Lego Star Wars Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> YOUgNeek My son made this clock in clay class when he was 4 years old. Make sure it is 12" in diameter or larger if making yours out of clay or wood but you could also use a pre-made wood clock face. A search on ebay would get you pre-drilled wooden ones for a reasonable price. His clay broke as you can prob...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 21:26:22 PDT
Edward Scissorhands - No need for special effects make up!
Edward Scissorhands - No need for special effects make up! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Julianne fights Dragons! Well I've been playing around with Halloween costume ideas and Edward Scissorhands was probably one of the easiest to replicate PLUS there was no need for those "special effects" latex make up for his scars and everything I've used in my step-by-step is everything you can get at your nearest drug st...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 09:01:44 PDT
The Omicron, an awesome paper plane!
The Omicron, an awesome paper plane! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sholtob The Omicron is a plane invented by me and my friend Ben ( It is a lot like this plane  but i think our version flies smoother and stalls less, it is also easier to make as there isn't the fiddly bit in the nose. All...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:03:53 PDT
Bottlecap Guitar Mod zer6 Bottlecap Guitar Mod First of all, I couldn't make this a full instructable because I didn't take photos along the way, but hopefully I can make it clear what I did in the building process. Hope you enjoy it! Inspiration: A few years ago I looked at my old mini starter guitar sitting in the corner, ...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2011 14:37:04 PDT
the "I found a dollar in my toilet paper" prank
the "I found a dollar in my toilet paper" prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> NE patsrock ok i've tried this many times before and all my family freaked out its really funny!!!hope u enjoy!!! things u need you will need a dollar bill and a toilet paper roll setting it up ok now get a toilet paper roll that is currently being used roll some paper off the roll but make sure it does...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 09:02:58 PDT
Nyan Cat Rocket
Nyan Cat Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Deadendshop34 K9 has been bothering me for someone to hang out with while I'm in class, but my budget for this month is on the brink of  falling into the Red so I needed to come up with a buddy for k9 on the cheap hence this instrubtible was born. I started thinking about what should I make when I heard it commin...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:32 PDT
How To Make A Jet Pack for $30
How To Make A Jet Pack for $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> indymogul Hey Everyone! Here are the detailed plans for the Jet pack project. Keep in mind that this is just the way I did it. You an always tweak things to suit your movie needs and of course improve my design. If you do make a cool jet pack or figure out an improvement let us know. We might even feature you...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2007 10:29:51 PDT
Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!!
Call of Duty Zombies Perk Cola Bottles!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> larslovespeace These bottles are based of the ever so popular game Call of Duty Nazi Zombies.  Throughout the game characters drink these magical sodas that give them super human powers (Known as perks) Juggernog- allows you to have more health Quick revive- heals downed teamates quicker or in solo mode will...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 19:11:47 PDT
Sofa Suit (Credit for the Design goes to Ducky Boy and Geoffrito) D00M99 Please vote for this in the Halloween slideshow contest! Thanks to everyone for viewing and voting for this! Also vote for the video on putting on the suit! ( The original costume was here.!--...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 18:47:23 PDT
10 Costumes You Can't Believe Someone Made scoochmaroo Here are ten amazing costumes that involve a level of skill and artistry (and time!) that, let's be honest, most of us will never put into our Halloween costumes.  I'm just glad not everyone feels the same!  Feast your eyes on these amazing projects. Kidnapped Mermaid Costume Why choose betwee...
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Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:01:57 PDT
Tantoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdslug Cutting your graphic onto your vinyl If you happen to have a vinyl cutter you can just send over your graphic from adobe illustrator.If you don't happen to be so privileged you can draw out your graphic on your vinyl with a sharpie and then cut gently with an x-acto so the backing stays intact. ...
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Sun, 3 May 2009 20:59:28 PDT