Instructables: exploring - play - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:05:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Making Miss Munny http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Miss-Munny/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 06:28:57 PST
The Cat Lady http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cat-Lady/
The Cat Lady - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AHJ9/I22IQCYQ/FFVAHJ9I22IQCYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AHJ9/I22IQCYQ/FFVAHJ9I22IQCYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/AHJ9/I22IQCYQ/FFVAHJ9I22IQCYQ.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I ran across a cat shirt at Goodwill and thought it would be hilarious to dress up as a cat lady for Halloween. Later on, my sister and I were at Goodwill again, and she found this cat vest. It was purrrfect!! I mean, woven cats on upholstery fabric with a smooth satin back? We were in cat heaven! T...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:57:33 PST
How to make a Jacob's Ladder (Spooky edition!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Jacobs-Ladder-Spooky-edition/
How to make a Jacob's Ladder (Spooky edition!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/IJZP/I1YU7QMR/FUBIJZPI1YU7QMR.SMALL.jpg timcaird With Traditional Toys month coming to a close, we're doing a spooky special over at Cairdy Crafts! This week, learn how to make a Jacob's Ladder wooden toy with an optional spooooky ghostie theme!Check out the video below for a full walk through to go with the instructable! Collect your materials...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:43:14 PST
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
Weatherman costume with real rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherman-costume-with-real-rain/
Weatherman costume with real rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/02M0/I1FQ1EEU/FLF02M0I1FQ1EEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/02M0/I1FQ1EEU/FLF02M0I1FQ1EEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/02M0/I1FQ1EEU/FLF02M0I1FQ1EEU.SMALL.jpg Jujitsu-Man I will show you how to make a funny costume, using cheap materials, and which is also interactive: it has a "raining" effect!This is an easy and very cheap project you can finish in about 10-15 minutes. Actually, I made it only with materials I already had at home, because I had to wear a "funny hat...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:21:48 PDT
Cyborg/Robot Prosthetic for $5 or Under (Probably) http://www.instructables.com/id/CyborgRobot-Prosthetic-for-5-of-Under-Probably/
Cyborg/Robot Prosthetic for $5 or Under (Probably) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LZ7O/HO231FFQ/FCPLZ7OHO231FFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LZ7O/HO231FFQ/FCPLZ7OHO231FFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/LZ7O/HO231FFQ/FCPLZ7OHO231FFQ.SMALL.jpg Xarphael Presuming you have some tools on hand ahead of time and depending on how you decide to embellish it, this is a really cheap but effective method for making a costume piece. I'm assuming you have at least the basics like scissors and craft glue when I say under $5, probably. I've been seeing tutoria...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:26:45 PST
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Left-For-Dead-2-Boomer-Bile-Prop/
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I built this boomer bile prop for a friend that was cosplaying Ellis from Left for Dead 2. It took me an afternoon to make and cost me about 8 bucks.Stuff I Used: Voss water bottle Bottle of Hair Gel Red Spray Paint White Spray Paint Foam BoardThis is the picture I used for the Label...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:23:40 PDT
Making the Rocketeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Rocketeer/
Making the Rocketeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/SMMV/HZ13GUH1/F60SMMVHZ13GUH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/SMMV/HZ13GUH1/F60SMMVHZ13GUH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/SMMV/HZ13GUH1/F60SMMVHZ13GUH1.SMALL.jpg Fennecetty This instructable is fairly similar to my last one, in terms of it being from the same "Better Tomorrow" universe, and being made from scrap parts.However, I thought it'd be nice to post another one of these, so here it is.I also missed out a couple of photos near the end again, so I apologise. Wh...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:53:16 PDT
Queen Elsa's Dress And Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Queen-Elsas-Dress-And-Wig/
Queen Elsa's Dress And Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SMALL.jpg mbridwell Get Elastic, 4-5 Rolls Of Tulle, Sew On Buttons And A Big Broach (something Christmas-ish) Start with me siring your child around upper chest and under arms. I Used Extra Long Pieces Depending on how long you want the dress is how much tulle you need, ours was extra long so it took about 4-6...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:44:22 PDT
Making the Ladybird http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Ladybird/
Making the Ladybird - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/65IN/HYY8JSZA/FYU65INHYY8JSZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/65IN/HYY8JSZA/FYU65INHYY8JSZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/65IN/HYY8JSZA/FYU65INHYY8JSZA.SMALL.jpg Fennecetty In this tutorial I'll be showing you how I made the Ladybird, from the universe "Better Tomorrow".I apologise for the lack of photos, but I guess I got ahead of myself and forgot to take pictures during the process. What you'll need I don't have any pictures for this as I feel like it helps peopl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:52 PDT
Cheap Decorative Medieval Flail http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Decorative-Medieval-Flail/
Cheap Decorative Medieval Flail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Lloyd.Tolkein This a decorative flail/ creative interpretation of a tendon hammer I made for a character in a musical I am a part of.It's made from wood (ball) stainless steel (rod) and Worlba thermoplastic.Total cost of the project, approximately $20 The Basics First step was to decide on a design, I spent a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:39:54 PDT
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built http://www.instructables.com/id/ACUnity-Phantom-Blade-the-paper-built/
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Phantom Blade Instructable...Phantom blade, latest and perharps the deadliest weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:12:40 PDT
A $45 minion! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-45-minion/
A $45 minion! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/AWK4/HX642CDL/FAXAWK4HX642CDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/AWK4/HX642CDL/FAXAWK4HX642CDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/AWK4/HX642CDL/FAXAWK4HX642CDL.SMALL.jpg wikkedspindl I know, a lot of people have made their own version. So i had to have mine as well. Lol! Had to start somewhere. A quick sketch of the important info I needed. This build was for my niece Kenzie. She just wanted 3 things. 1 eye, open mouth smile, and squiggly hair. My measurements were her shoulders...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:31:37 PDT
Yet Another Captain America Shield.. for pretty cheap. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Captain-America-Shield-for-pretty-chea/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 09:33:57 PDT
Costume Horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Costume-Horns/
Costume Horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LRUB/HVLYAPV1/FW2LRUBHVLYAPV1.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Welcome to my tutorial for crafting costume horns the cheap, easy and lightway way!This design is based on a fanart I will cosplay, but you can freely experiment with other forms and shapes and use the same step-by-step guideHave fun! You need.. Material:a pencilscissorsglue/ hotgluehair circlet(...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 09:11:34 PDT
Easy 8 Seat Poker Table Top with Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-6-Seat-Poker-Table-Top-with-Lighting/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:16:32 PST
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/LHI8/HTHKEEBV/F0XLHI8HTHKEEBV.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a basic guide for building a Thumb Piano, or Mbira. They have been made for centuries all over Africa (and a few other places) and vary a lot in shape, size and sound. They belong to a group of instruments called "Lamellophones" which are percussion instruments, although the sound an Mbira m...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Letz-make-a-Paper-Hidden-Blade-Realistic/
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Hidden Blade Instructable... Hidden blade, most iconic weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping and tons of other trou...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:01:29 PST
Pac-man: Life size Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-man-Life-size-Edition/
Pac-man: Life size Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/XROY/HSGFXLYF/F8XXROYHSGFXLYF.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This is Instructables club's 4th 'ible and our entry for the game.life 4 contest. If you can, take a moment to vote for us. Thanks! The kids and I brainstormed several ideas for this contest and we settled on this one because it was the most inexpensive idea we could come up with that was still pre...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:39:47 PDT
Love Songs of Dysfunction http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Songs-of-Dysfunction/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:24:07 PST
Lego Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Crayons/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 10:06:02 PST
Cheap Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dog-Toy/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:14:45 PST
Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-Bangalter-Daft-Punk-Helmet-Build/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 10:15:22 PST
How to Make Midna's Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Midnas-Helmet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/39YR/HLSHJ6DM/F7X39YRHLSHJ6DM.SMALL.jpg OrangeSpy121 A tutorial on how to make Midna's Helmet from Twilight Princess for around $15 If you need any help at all with this please message me or e-mail me at orange-spy@hotmail.com Click this link to see the pictures I use: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/album?albumid=11204355 Add us on facebook at...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:26:13 PDT
No sew MAP Costume-Easy kids costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-sew-MAP-Costume-Easy-kids-costume/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 23:41:00 PDT
Block Head Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-Head-Costume/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 07:06:02 PDT
How to Make a R2D2 Costume for $10! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-R2D2-Costume-for-10/
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Tue, 9 Nov 2010 09:23:43 PST
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Game-Pad-For-Phone/
Game Boy Bluetooth Game Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/B58B/HH2VJK39/FFYB58BHH2VJK39.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Original credit goes  to alpinedelta here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad/ and here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Game-Boy-Android-Gamepad-1/ I really like the idea behind using a physical game pad for the inputs of various games on my phone, however I f...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 20:45:06 PDT
How to make your own harmonica valves easily, cheaply, and effectively. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-harmonica-valves-easily-chea/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IKE3/GXQPMMIE/FBDIKE3GXQPMMIE.SMALL.jpg OneHarp In this tutorial video, I show you how to make your own harmonica valves at home from easily sourcable materials. I walk you through each step, from making the valves to attaching them to your harp. You need: Gaffers tape (very important to use real gaffers tape, and NOT duct tape. See link below f...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 06:22:39 PST
DIY Snowboard Fingerboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Snowboard-Fingerboard/
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:02:05 PST
Sculpted Mask - Lightweight, Cheap, Easy, Durable http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-Mask-Lightweight-Cheap-Easy-Durable/
Sculpted Mask - Lightweight, Cheap, Easy, Durable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/5GMJ/H8RVBJ7D/FPF5GMJH8RVBJ7D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/5GMJ/H8RVBJ7D/FPF5GMJH8RVBJ7D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/5GMJ/H8RVBJ7D/FPF5GMJH8RVBJ7D.SMALL.jpg linrodann Using this method, you can cheaply and easily sculpt large masks that are lightweight and comfortable to wear.  I wanted to be a triceratops priestess for Halloween this year (I am all about dinosaurs), so this is the mask I made.  The method is easily adaptable to any shape you like. The technique...
By: linrodann

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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 22:33:30 PDT
Bane Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Bane-Mask-1/
Bane Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/L2E1/H8CVKD41/F3NL2E1H8CVKD41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/L2E1/H8CVKD41/F3NL2E1H8CVKD41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/L2E1/H8CVKD41/F3NL2E1H8CVKD41.SMALL.jpg justinlamoureux I love instructables and Halloween. They go together hand in hand (whether it be a ghoul hand, a zombie hand, a monster hand or a yellow and red robot hand.)  Every year, I get caught up in the spooky season and try different projects. For example two years ago, I was inspired by: http://www.instruc...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 10:27:57 PDT
Parabolic Pencil Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Pencil-Star/
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By: Eat More Chicken

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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 16:55:59 PDT
How to stop your carabiner from spinning and cross loading when belaying. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stop-your-carabiner-from-spinning-and-cross/
How to stop your carabiner from spinning and cross loading when belaying. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SMALL.jpg projectsugru When you're belaying for someone who is climbing, you want your complete attention to be on what you're doing. One annoyance that can distract is your carabiner spinning around when you make the transition from slack to tension. This hack prevents that, as well as cross loading - which is where for...
By: projectsugru

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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 07:41:37 PDT
How to make a Keyblade from Kingdom Hearts ( Cheap ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Keyblade-from-Kingdom-Hearts-Cheap/
How to make a Keyblade from Kingdom Hearts ( Cheap ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/5VTQ/H5TUC3D0/FT15VTQH5TUC3D0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/5VTQ/H5TUC3D0/FT15VTQH5TUC3D0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/5VTQ/H5TUC3D0/FT15VTQH5TUC3D0.SMALL.jpg keyblade4321 I recently posted a photo instructable but the community insists that turn it into a step by step intructable detailing the build process. Heres my attempt to make an instructable for the Keyblade from Kingdom Hearts. First things first; materials.  Materials Materials: 1. Foam Board ( The kind...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:42:19 PDT
Air-Powered Potato Rocket Launcher and Ammunition http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Potato-Rocket-Launcher-and-Ammunition/
Air-Powered Potato Rocket Launcher and Ammunition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SMALL.jpg icecats Do you need a weapon to protect yourself at work? Or are you a rocket scientist who can't afford a fancy rocket? The air-powered potato rocket launcher is a simple project made out of a few household items. All you need for ammo is a potato. A water bottle serves as an air pump that compresses the a...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 20:20:28 PDT
SMART ROCKET - By: Spyder2021 http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-ROCKET-By-Spyder2021/
SMART ROCKET - By: Spyder2021 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YP95/H2MYK808/FZGYP95H2MYK808.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YP95/H2MYK808/FZGYP95H2MYK808.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YP95/H2MYK808/FZGYP95H2MYK808.SMALL.jpg spyder2021 I am going to show you how to build a "SMART ROCKET" bottle launcher.  Everything was built using PVC40 PE PIPE and attachments.  You can purchase the supplies from any hardware store, I got mine from Home Depot.  Reason why I call it a "SMART ROCKET" is because it uses the Smart Water bottle (and i...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:10:01 PDT
Latex Mask Part 2: Molding the Sculpt and Casting Latex http://www.instructables.com/id/Latex-Mask-Part-2-Molding-the-Sculpt-and-Casting-/
Latex Mask Part 2: Molding the Sculpt and Casting Latex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/3O5J/H1YOAO27/FMZ3O5JH1YOAO27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/3O5J/H1YOAO27/FMZ3O5JH1YOAO27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/3O5J/H1YOAO27/FMZ3O5JH1YOAO27.SMALL.jpg alexthemoviegeek This is part 2 of an Instructable which will show you how to make a latex mask. In Part 1, we made a 2-part plaster mold of our head and used it to make a clay copy. Now, we will be taking the clay sculpture, molding it with plaster, then pouring liquid latex inside of the mold, and pulling out the ...
By: alexthemoviegeek

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Sun, 6 May 2012 16:32:59 PDT
Converting a Cheap Acoustic Guitar to a Cheap Resonator Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Cheap-Acoustic-Guitar-to-a-Cheap-Reso/
Converting a Cheap Acoustic Guitar to a Cheap Resonator Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/A2UL/H1JUH5CS/F59A2ULH1JUH5CS.SMALL.jpg rich745 So I bought a cheap acoustic guitar ($15) from Goodwill and thought it would be interesting project to turn it into a cheap resonator guitar.  After checking online and seeing what others had done, I did pretty much the same with a few adjustments to the process.  The process was a bit sloppy, but i...
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Tue, 1 May 2012 19:49:21 PDT
Mini Siege Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Siege-Engines/
Mini Siege Engines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/PA0N/H19RT1K9/FZCPA0NH19RT1K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/PA0N/H19RT1K9/FZCPA0NH19RT1K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/PA0N/H19RT1K9/FZCPA0NH19RT1K9.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Ah catapults - a classic and exciting engineering project that introduces students to fundamental ideas in physics and engineering like energy transformation, trajectory, and structural strength. Simple Catapult To fire: Load the projectile Firmly hold down the front of the cata...
By: WYE_Lance

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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:54:36 PDT
Homemade Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homeade-Pinball-Machine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/SLQQ/GYSIM75T/FI5SLQQGYSIM75T.SMALL.jpg ekirsh  This is a homeade pinball machine I made out of wood, coat hangers, 1 kenex piece, marbles, hot glue, more hot glue, and even more hot glue :) It is pretty simple to make, and you will need: ....2 coat hangers ....lots of wood, big and small pieces ....A knex motor or any kind of mini motor (option...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 06:44:26 PST
How to make: The Mirror Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-The-Mirror-Shield/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DCZ3/GVOX0POB/FIXDCZ3GVOX0POB.SMALL.jpg OrangeSpy121 This is a tutorial on how to make the Mirror Shield from The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time. It costs under 10 dollars and is very simple. Shield Measurements: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=144119382 Shield Design: http://orangespy.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=144119381...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 07:09:29 PST
Practical Superhero Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Super-Hero-Costume/
Practical Superhero Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/B86W/GUA8IMX1/FHCB86WGUA8IMX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/B86W/GUA8IMX1/FHCB86WGUA8IMX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/B86W/GUA8IMX1/FHCB86WGUA8IMX1.SMALL.jpg NoFiller Comfortable. Easy. Last minute. Last year I needed a superhero costume on short notice for a 12 hour, overnight relay. I wanted something that would be comfortable and warm, and this is what I came up with. ** If you are inspired by this instructable, post a picture below and I'll give you a patc...
By: NoFiller

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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 21:03:51 PDT
Cheap Beginner Poi http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Beginner-Poi-1/
Cheap Beginner Poi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/JGQN/GTQZK5NA/FORJGQNGTQZK5NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/JGQN/GTQZK5NA/FORJGQNGTQZK5NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/JGQN/GTQZK5NA/FORJGQNGTQZK5NA.SMALL.jpg parallelchild It's only very recently that I've discovered poi: those weighted balls on chains or ropes that are swung around the body for fun... and boy are they FUN. If not to try yourself, then at the very least for onlookers to watch :) I first saw these a couple years ago when I was being introduced to the r...
By: parallelchild

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Sat, 15 Oct 2011 03:19:47 PDT
Box of Wine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-of-Wine-Costume/
Box of Wine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/JRGF/GTQVOM8U/FKWJRGFGTQVOM8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/JRGF/GTQVOM8U/FKWJRGFGTQVOM8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/JRGF/GTQVOM8U/FKWJRGFGTQVOM8U.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Looking for an Epic but Easy costume to make for Halloween? The Box of Wine Halloween Costume will make you the life of the party...LITERALLY. This costume is a fully functional wine dispenser. Just turn the spout and you've got drinks for the whole party! You can make this costume in a day and bes...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 17:17:03 PDT
iPod Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/iPod-Dress/
iPod Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/Z7PK/GSUSQ2WJ/FJCZ7PKGSUSQ2WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/Z7PK/GSUSQ2WJ/FJCZ7PKGSUSQ2WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/Z7PK/GSUSQ2WJ/FJCZ7PKGSUSQ2WJ.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Rock out this Halloween in this fun iPod dress! If your looking for a cute and simple Halloween costume this year look no further.  The iPod takes 30 minutes to make and will look adorable at any party.  Best of all: cost of materials is under $20! Customize it to your favorite artist or song.  Yo...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 11:01:24 PDT
Make a USB NES Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-USB-NES-Controller/
Make a USB NES Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NO7Q/GREPYDU8/FUBNO7QGREPYDU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NO7Q/GREPYDU8/FUBNO7QGREPYDU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/NO7Q/GREPYDU8/FUBNO7QGREPYDU8.SMALL.jpg x2Jiggy This tutorial combines an original NES controller, USB keyboard, wire and tact switches into a USB NES controller suitable for use with NES and arcade emulators. The basic idea is that the keyboards controller unit is installed in the NES controller housing. The original buttons activate tact switch...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 04:20:30 PDT
DIY gaming controls: Racing steering. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-gaming-controls-Racing-steering/
DIY gaming controls: Racing steering. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WL9A/GR1TKQ96/FWKWL9AGR1TKQ96.SMALL.jpg ashetye1 Arcade gaming in the 90's had all sorts of controls. However playing race games today on a PC isn't so fun without a steering control. With even the cheap makes of these gaming controls costing over INR 3000, console gaming isn't an everyday accessory. This DIY steering is made from a roller mouse, ...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 07:07:36 PDT
Cheap/Easy Rubber Band Powered Launcher! 100m+ http://www.instructables.com/id/CheapEasy-Rubber-Band-Powered-Launcher-100m/
Cheap/Easy Rubber Band Powered Launcher! 100m+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/GHO3/GQQ5KMRP/F89GHO3GQQ5KMRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/GHO3/GQQ5KMRP/F89GHO3GQQ5KMRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/GHO3/GQQ5KMRP/F89GHO3GQQ5KMRP.SMALL.jpg son of s8an This is a rubber band powered launcher that can fire over 100m (330ft) depending on the quality of the finished product and the ammunition used. I will try to add a video of it in use sometime soon. This is my first instructable, i am sorry for any flaws and blurry photos. I take no responsibility...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 03:21:15 PDT
How to Draw a Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-a-Maze/
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