Instructables: exploring - play - magnets - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:43:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden game points counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Game-Points-Counter/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:01:30 PDT
Magnetic Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Gate/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 05:48:11 PDT
Self-resettable table-top bowling game (D4E1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-resettable-Table-top-Bowling-Game-D4E1/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 00:31:33 PDT
Magnetic Tractor Beam http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tractor-Beam/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 10:52:37 PST
SMOT Magnetic accelerator http://www.instructables.com/id/SMOT-Magnetic-Accelerator/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 08:17:31 PST
Roblocknics - Magnetic Wooden Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Roblocknics-Magnetic-Wooden-Robots/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:20:13 PST
Magnetic Hnefatafl Board Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Hnefatafl-Board-Game/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 18:39:41 PDT
Magnetic Levitation with K'nex! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation-with-Knex/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:34:18 PDT
Magnetic Runny Silly Putty (the REAL stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Runny-Silly-Putty-the-REAL-stuff/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:54:14 PDT
InstaMorph Magnetic Musical Marble Run http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-Magnetic-Musical-Marble-Run/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 17:46:31 PDT
How to Make CADaniels' Leg Magnetic Attachment Point (LMAP Mk. III) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-CADaniels-Leg-Magnetic-Attachment-Poin/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 03:31:02 PDT
Magnetic Minecraft Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Minecraft-Blocks/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 10:36:11 PST
Minecraft Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Magnets/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:23 PST
Globefarers of Catan http://www.instructables.com/id/Globefarers-of-Catan/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:45:51 PST
How to make your own magnetic construction set http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Sugru-Stix/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 06:21:58 PDT
Altoids Pocket Game Chest - 11 games on the go http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Pocket-Game-Chest-11-games-on-the-go/
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Tue, 17 May 2011 06:59:35 PDT
Magnetic Rubik's Dice Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Rubik-s-Dice-Cube/
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Fri, 22 Dec 2006 16:08:09 PST
Wooly Willy Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooly-Willy-Table/
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 12:24:26 PDT
Magnetic Wall Chess, with custom board http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Wall-Chess-with-custom-board/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:34:32 PDT
Make A Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Guitar-Pickup/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 20:05:49 PST
2x2 Magnetic Dice Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/2x2-Magnetic-Dice-Cube/
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Mon, 23 Jul 2007 14:47:59 PDT