Instructables: exploring - play - recycle - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:07:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Ultimate Paper Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ultimate-Paper-Glider/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:56:25 PDT
Canjo - one string banjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Canjo-One-String-Banjo/
Canjo - one string banjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/38SU/IOA9JMZ2/F0V38SUIOA9JMZ2.SMALL.jpg malkon You will need:A 500 mm long stick. 20x20 mmA small canA bit of strong, twinned stringSome nailsTiny pieces of hard wood 4x4 mmGlue Draw a line in the middle of the stick parallell to the edge.Mark the length of the can. Cut along the line.Fasten a nail in the other end. Let it stick up about...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 14:53:02 PDT
Recycle Bin Boat on a String http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Bin-Boat-on-a-String/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 14:28:13 PDT
Water Bottle Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Rocket-2/
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Thu, 12 May 2016 16:49:08 PDT
Shoe Box Spaceship http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Box-Spaceship/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:15:22 PDT
Little Habitat http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Habitat/
Little Habitat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/8L19/ILMLBSUG/FCZ8L19ILMLBSUG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/8L19/ILMLBSUG/FCZ8L19ILMLBSUG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/8L19/ILMLBSUG/FCZ8L19ILMLBSUG.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Create a tiny creature habitat using an Altoids Smalls tin! Getting Started To get started you will need:Small gravel rocks, Small stones, Latex gloves,Paper towels,Duct tape,Tiny ceramic or resin animals, Fake greenery, E6000 adhesive, Hot glue, School glue,Resin kit,2 clear disposable cupsPopsi...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:33:44 PST
A Bug Vac That Really Sucks http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Bug-Vac-That-Really-Sucks/
A Bug Vac That Really Sucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SON9/ILJWFJ1Z/FNBSON9ILJWFJ1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SON9/ILJWFJ1Z/FNBSON9ILJWFJ1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/SON9/ILJWFJ1Z/FNBSON9ILJWFJ1Z.SMALL.jpg JAK99 Maybe you have been suckered into buying one of those toy bug vacs for your kids:Only to find out they suck, or don't suck (depending on your use of the word).Sadly little Johnny's dreams of becoming the next great entomologist fade as quickly as the charge on the AA batteries that power his bug vac...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 17:05:27 PST
Light Saber Using Bubbles Toy V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-Using-Bubbles-Toy-V2/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:04:28 PST
From Cheese Box to Rattle http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Cheese-Box-to-Rattle/
From Cheese Box to Rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/MTEP/IKH7MKMV/FKVMTEPIKH7MKMV.SMALL.jpg TeameaC This project is for those who like to recycle. You will need1. A round cardboard cheese box, the kind that is used to package cheese wedges.2. A bamboo stick or any stick that is about 8" long and not too fat, preferably less than a centimeter in diameter.3. 2 beads4. Thread 5. Glue6. Tape7. Coloure...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:28:33 PST
Ab training shoes (for a rack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ab-Training-Shoes-for-a-Rack/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:14:10 PST
Put Put Boat made out of wastes http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-Put-Boat-made-out-of-wastes/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:45:01 PST
How to Make a Whistle With cococola or Beer Bottle-Caps! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Whistle-With-cococola-or-Beer-Bottle/
How to Make a Whistle With cococola or Beer Bottle-Caps! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JA2J/IGMJR4BY/FEWJA2JIGMJR4BY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JA2J/IGMJR4BY/FEWJA2JIGMJR4BY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JA2J/IGMJR4BY/FEWJA2JIGMJR4BY.SMALL.jpg krazykred Requirements:Bottle capsEmpty coke tinprocedure:Cut empty coke tin and separate two portions one is bottle cap size and another one an inch width straight portion Making inner part of the whistle Take the straight portion and at the edge place the smaller portion and twist the edges of smaller po...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 01:55:45 PST
Dog Rope from Old Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Rope-from-Old-Socks/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:18:06 PDT
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun) http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-invaders-marble-run-school-fete-game-and-mat/
Space invaders marble run school fete game (and maths fun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/BBU5/IATHPQJK/FEFBBU5IATHPQJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/BBU5/IATHPQJK/FEFBBU5IATHPQJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/BBU5/IATHPQJK/FEFBBU5IATHPQJK.SMALL.jpg anandaboffin This is a game we made for the school fete, using a recycled cardboard palette, drinks bottle tops, some party ice cream cups, spare card and lots of hot glue. The idea is like bagatelle (or pinball but without the flippers); you drop a marble at the top and its bounces down the obstacles to land in...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:28:10 PDT
Straw shrimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-shrimp/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:44:31 PDT
PEN-PAPER PLANE $ LAUNCHER http://www.instructables.com/id/PEN-PAPER-PLANE-LAUNCHER/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:58:31 PDT
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Fun-DIY-Amplifier-The-Monstrocity-The-Organ-Dono/
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/RDEG/I6W2V2FM/F1SRDEGI6W2V2FM.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electronics components. It's a catalog of failures and solutions that really paid off. There's nothing more satisfying than playing an instrument you built throu...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:37:00 PST
Turn Your Lucky T into a Lucky Football http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Lucky-T-into-a-Lucky-Football/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:58:50 PST
Interchangeable Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Interchangeable-Stamps/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:25:45 PST
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-prosthetic-hand-for-playing-basketball/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52:31 PDT
An old fashioned bogie kart http://www.instructables.com/id/An-old-fasioned-bogie-cart/
An old fashioned bogie kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Kids bikes are becoming so cheap, and once your kids used and abused it, there is very little use for another child, so what can you do with it.????The answer is simple you buy another in exactly the same condition, strip them both down for the wheels and make a Bogie (go kart). This not only gives ...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:38:16 PDT
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-broken-Discraft-Ultra-Star-FrisbeeDisc/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:03:34 PST
DIY spray paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-spray-paint-1/
DIY spray paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/UWO3/HMFQKF8T/FNOUWO3HMFQKF8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/UWO3/HMFQKF8T/FNOUWO3HMFQKF8T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/UWO3/HMFQKF8T/FNOUWO3HMFQKF8T.SMALL.jpg kilo_me It’s easy to create your own spray cans. =) Spray paint can be expensive and you might not be able to find the exact color you are looking for. You can use any type of paint available acrylic, plastic, water based, food coloring, ink, permanent ink, etc. (...with the only precaution that it won...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 13:07:20 PDT
How to make a toy boat from recycled material http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-toy-boat-from-recycled-material/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:19:40 PDT
Cardboard Connect Four http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Connect-Four/
Cardboard Connect Four - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Connect Four is such a famous game that most of you must have played it at least once in your life! I had both the regular and pocket version when I was little and it's one of the games I played the most with. I still have the big one, even though some discs are missing... The base seems pretty eas...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:37:42 PDT
Waste in space http://www.instructables.com/id/Waste-in-space/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:47:58 PDT
Rubber Band Powered Aeroplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Powered-Aeroplane/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 07:39:23 PDT
From Cheesy to a-MAZE-ing http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Cheesy-to-a-MAZE-ing/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 13:25:49 PST
R2D2 Beverage Dispenser! http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Beverage-Machine/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:12:01 PDT
Makedo Olympic Hurdles http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Olympic-Hurdles/
Makedo Olympic Hurdles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SMALL.jpg makedo-able It’s time to embrace the Olympic spirit! Celebrate friendship, unity and fair play by hosting your own Olympic Hurdle event. We’ve made our Olympic Hurdles out of milk cartons, coffee cups, yoghurt tubs and magazine pages along with Makedo parts available at mymakedo.com FInd To make your Olympic...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:16:16 PDT
Wire Skeleton for Dolls http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Skeleton-for-Dolls/
Wire Skeleton for Dolls - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/FSC6/H4AGE6S2/FXYFSC6H4AGE6S2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/FSC6/H4AGE6S2/FXYFSC6H4AGE6S2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/FSC6/H4AGE6S2/FXYFSC6H4AGE6S2.SMALL.jpg PeckLauros Me and my youngest daughter had the idea of creating a film with the dolls she won, using the technique of stop motion. To this end, we developed a skeleton very easy to be created. This tutorial will focus only on the creation of the metal skeleton. Hope you enjoy. The first step is to create the ...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:51:09 PDT
Makedo Cardboard Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Cardboard-Camera/
Makedo Cardboard Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/62HH/H4AG8QGF/FF862HHH4AG8QGF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/62HH/H4AG8QGF/FF862HHH4AG8QGF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/62HH/H4AG8QGF/FF862HHH4AG8QGF.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Make a recycled ‘creativity camera’ using just a few small boxes, some plastic lids and Makedo parts available from mymakedo.com Create a slot at the bottom of your camera for fun Polaroid action - each time you see a great scene DRAW IT and feed it through the slot! Saw To begin your Makedo Came...
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Thu, 5 Jul 2012 17:06:03 PDT
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Fun-Basketball-Ring/
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Spend the day shooting hoops with Dad by making your own Makedo style basketball ring. We’ve given ours a Monster Hoop makeover, using materials from around the home and Makedo parts available at mymakedo.com Saw To make your grumpy monster hoop, use the Makedo Safe-saw and cut out a mouth shape ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:47:07 PDT
Makedo Xylophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Xylophone/
Makedo Xylophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/828H/H337JTIV/F8Z828HH337JTIV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/828H/H337JTIV/F8Z828HH337JTIV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/828H/H337JTIV/F8Z828HH337JTIV.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Today we started by playing with the cardboard tubes we’ve been gathering - foil tubes, cling wrap tubes, toilet paper tubes, postal tubes, paper towel tubes. Each varied in size and thickness so we lined them up and all of a sudden, what was previously packaging waste now turned into a musical inst...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 18:53:32 PDT
Makedo Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Catapult/
Makedo Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LV1V/H2CE6EHQ/FYELV1VH2CE6EHQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LV1V/H2CE6EHQ/FYELV1VH2CE6EHQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LV1V/H2CE6EHQ/FYELV1VH2CE6EHQ.SMALL.jpg makedo-able We are massive fans of Angry Birds. Who isn’t? So in honor of the most popular game of the century, we created this Angry Birds inspired Catapult out of recycled materials and Makedo parts available at mymakedo.com. Watch the video to see the birds in action. Find Source tea boxes and...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 18:25:06 PDT
Makedo Transformer http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Transformer/
Makedo Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/GY55/H15NKQMR/FIDGY55H15NKQMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/GY55/H15NKQMR/FIDGY55H15NKQMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/GY55/H15NKQMR/FIDGY55H15NKQMR.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Join the battle against waste with this Makedo creation. Instead of buying that new toy, you can make it yourself! In a few short actions our Transformer changes from a truck into an imposing robot. #3;Follow these instructions to build your own Transformer out of reused packaging from around the h...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 19:15:09 PDT
Makedo Beating Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Beating-Drum/
Makedo Beating Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/X49E/GZQR1I6I/FRSX49EGZQR1I6I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/X49E/GZQR1I6I/FRSX49EGZQR1I6I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/X49E/GZQR1I6I/FRSX49EGZQR1I6I.SMALL.jpg makedo-able For all you little rockers, the time has come to start your gar(b)age band with this Makedo project. No percussionist is complete without a tambourine, shakers and of course their lead guitarist so start gathering materials from your recycle bin and start jamming. And if the pursuit of a life of ro...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:13:45 PDT
Plants vs zombies coin bank from recycled toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Plants-vs-zombies-coin-bank-from-recycled-toys/
Plants vs zombies coin bank from recycled toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/C43F/GXL663RP/FPRC43FGXL663RP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/C43F/GXL663RP/FPRC43FGXL663RP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/C43F/GXL663RP/FPRC43FGXL663RP.SMALL.jpg mygibzone If your tired of tripping over junked up toys, but can't convince yourself into trashing them, then give this project a try. Turn a few of your dead toys into "The Undead'" by giving them a new life as a useful coin bank. It's fun, simple, and doesn't require a lot of "BRAINS." NOTE: If your not t...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:33:57 PST
Pocket Travel Mini Lego Playset http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Travel-Mini-Lego-Playset/
Pocket Travel Mini Lego Playset - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/W0UK/GTKH9V0C/FWWW0UKGTKH9V0C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/W0UK/GTKH9V0C/FWWW0UKGTKH9V0C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/W0UK/GTKH9V0C/FWWW0UKGTKH9V0C.SMALL.jpg YOUgNeek As the owner of YOU gNeek - unique items for the geek and gadget enthusiast in YOU, we package and ship many of our small jewelry items in small pillbox tins.  These tin boxes are the size of the Mini Altoids Tins and we love the fact that they are reusable and can be recycled.  We can't force our c...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2011 19:00:46 PDT
Make A Clay Ocarina http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Clay-Ocarina/
Make A Clay Ocarina - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/638K/FAQDX9W8/F0K638KFAQDX9W8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/638K/FAQDX9W8/F0K638KFAQDX9W8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/638K/FAQDX9W8/F0K638KFAQDX9W8.SMALL.jpg FunkNattidelic Ever since "Legend of Zelda : Ocarina of Time" came out, everyone associates ocarinas with Zelda and there fore, anyone interested in ocarinas is considered a die-hard Zelda fanatic!! There is alot more to Ocarinas than Zelda you know. With this Instructable, you can learn how to make wonderful mas...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2008 14:26:37 PST
Tabletop Pinball http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball/
Tabletop Pinball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6T4I/FTM734P1/F896T4IFTM734P1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6T4I/FTM734P1/F896T4IFTM734P1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/6T4I/FTM734P1/F896T4IFTM734P1.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a tabletop pinball machine made from all scrap wood and bits and pieces of things I've held onto just waiting for a project like this. The ball is from an old computer mouse, with the rubber coating removed (you could use a marble as well). A crafty person should never throw perfectly good s...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 23:57:06 PDT
CONSTRUCT A DECOTOPIAN "SOMAPHONE" http://www.instructables.com/id/CONSTRUCT-A-DECOPUNK-quotSOMAPHONEquot/
CONSTRUCT A DECOTOPIAN "SOMAPHONE" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FOMJ/FN49ZW20/FKHFOMJFN49ZW20.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FOMJ/FN49ZW20/FKHFOMJFN49ZW20.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FOMJ/FN49ZW20/FKHFOMJFN49ZW20.SMALL.jpg DecoPunk Let me introduce you to a new concept - Decotopianism Whilst Steampunk is a well established movement yeilding some wonderful creativity, there is apparently little documenting the quantum shift of technology of 1925-1939 and most importantly the integration of art into that technology - This moveme...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 12:59:20 PST