Instructables: exploring - play - toy - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:28:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Foam covered wooden swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-covered-wooden-swords/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:22:44 PDT
How to Make a POWERFUL Binder Clip Mini Catapult that can shoot up to 100 feet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-POWERFUL-Binder-Clip-Mini-Catapult-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove I have been toying around with the idea of making a high powered catapult with a binder clip, but the design kept eluding me. That was until this design was discovered. Here I am using some jumbo craft sticks and zip ties to extend the arms of the binder clip, and they work great. In the process of...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 08:56:59 PST
Walking Duck Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Duck-Toy/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:03:33 PST
Brass Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:49:59 PST
How to make a Rubber Band Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Rubber-Band-Powered-Car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove In this video I show you How to make a Rubber Band Powered Car Back when I was in college my group was required to make a vehicle powered only by a rubber band. This was the design that was chosen for our group. We ended up beating the rest of the class and won a small prize. These can also be made...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:06:59 PST
How To Make Your Bouncy Balls, Well Bounce!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Bouncy-Balls-Well-Bounce/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:33:08 PST
How to Make a Mini Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Crossbow/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:28:06 PST
Dad-Built Rocket Control Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Dad-Built-Rocket-Control-Module/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:32:54 PST
Marble Machine 4.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Machine-40/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:09:15 PST
Road Runner toy that is really fun to make and use http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Runner-toy-that-is-really-fun-to-make-and-use/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:15:20 PST
1,000 rpm hurricane balls for less than $7 http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-rpm-hurricane-balls-for-less-than-7/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:32:15 PDT
Giant Toy Tank DJ Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Toy-Tank-DJ-Booth/
Giant Toy Tank DJ Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SMALL.jpg davidandora We (Instructable member seanmichaelhunt ) and I were contracted by a Chicago event promoter to create a tank/DJ booth for their "Paint Wars" event in Milwaukee, WI. Originally it was designed to shoot fluorescent tempera paint 30-50' from the end, along with confetti and CO2 blasts. It was no small ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:53:19 PST
Cheap Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dog-Toy/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:14:45 PST
Origami spinning top http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-spinning-top/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 08:06:09 PST
Rocking little scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/rocking-little-scooter/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:51:44 PST
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Dice-Illusion-Download-and-Make-for-Free/
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SMALL.gif robives An intriguing optical illusion for everyone to download and make for free. This model was originally published on www.robives.com There are no moving parts in the model but as you move the model side to side the dice appear to float around above the baseboard. Weird! Download the parts from th...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:37:58 PDT
Make Your Own Alien Disintegrator From Fallout 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Alien-Disitegrator-From-Fallout-3/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:52:57 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
R/C LEGO "Coaster" Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Coaster-Droid/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:45:00 PDT
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-McDonalds-Happy-Meal-Minion-into-an/
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Hack Phil McMinion:  Who doesn't love Minions from the movie Despicable Me? ...well when McDonalds recently had Minions as the prize in their Happy Meals, I had to make several trips to collect a few. One of the coolest looking of these little guys is Phil, he wields a bright red slide whist...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:46:54 PDT
Baking Powder Diving Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Baking-Powder-Diving-Submarine/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 12:29:36 PDT
Build a Baking Powder Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Baking-Powder-Submarine/
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:07:02 PDT
R/C LEGO 'Velocipede' Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Velocipede-Droid/
R/C LEGO 'Velocipede' Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SMALL.jpg sath02 I built this 'Velocipede' Droid by using parts from existing LEGO® set  -  "Star War 7748, The Clone Wars Corp Alliance Tank Droid" (2009) and some other LEGO Technic Bricks, Plates.  The original 7748 set (See Photo 4) contains 196 pieces. I used only 76 pieces out of 196 (approximately 38% of the...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:44:05 PDT
Barnstorm RPG from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Barnstorm-RPG-from-Bioshock-Infinite/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:00:16 PDT
Giant Four Across or Connect Four game http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Four-Across-or-Connect-Four-game/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 16:12:25 PDT
Mr. Scoops http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Scoops/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 17:44:48 PDT
Kids wooden tool set UPDATED new tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-wooden-tool-set/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:10:19 PDT
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Legoduino-Circuit-Learning-Project/
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SMALL.jpg kellechu This project was created/designed/the brainchild of a 9-year-old girl. My daughter is the inventor of this Lego Circuit/Arduino Learning Project, I just helped with the pictures and the write-up of this instructable.  She builds circuits here at home and has also been learning about Arduino and pr...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 11:19:04 PDT
LEGO organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-organizer/
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 10:34:26 PDT
Shadow Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Puppets-1/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:22:02 PDT
Tardis Transformer: Pick your flavor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tardis-Transformer-Pick-your-flavor/
Tardis Transformer: Pick your flavor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/VHN4/HN30HEHA/FYJVHN4HN30HEHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/VHN4/HN30HEHA/FYJVHN4HN30HEHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/VHN4/HN30HEHA/FYJVHN4HN30HEHA.SMALL.jpg nonnef 10/22/2013 I've just about finished Mark4 of this build. Sadly, the way it was designed it won't be 3d printable, but I'll leave Mark3 up so people can still print their own if they'd like. The entire thing was redesigned from scratch, including new transformations and tighter details. LEDs will b...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:46:07 PDT
How to Make a Smart Baby http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Smart-Baby/
How to Make a Smart Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SMALL.jpg xLisax   I made this toy for my nephew's 1st birthday. It teaches babies that an input into a computer causes a certain output. It has three different inputs and three different outputs designed to engage, develop the mind, and be fun! The first button turns on/off the LED in the star. The round kno...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:12:04 PDT
Cardboard Connect Four http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Connect-Four/
Cardboard Connect Four - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Supersized Game that is not Jenga http://www.instructables.com/id/Supersized-Jenga-game/
Supersized Game that is not Jenga - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/EYC7/HHS9R1EL/F51EYC7HHS9R1EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/EYC7/HHS9R1EL/F51EYC7HHS9R1EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/EYC7/HHS9R1EL/F51EYC7HHS9R1EL.SMALL.jpg artlife This is a GREAT improvement  over Jenga, it has more pieces and it has mallets!. This game is very quick and easy to make.  It is super sized and it can be stacked well over 5’ high. The mallets add to the fun for kids and makes the large size boards easier to move. Materials 4- - 10’ long 2...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:31:16 PDT
Elastic Band Flinging Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Elastic-Band-Flinging-Helicopter/
Elastic Band Flinging Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/O5LW/HHS9U9OQ/F39O5LWHHS9U9OQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/O5LW/HHS9U9OQ/F39O5LWHHS9U9OQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/O5LW/HHS9U9OQ/F39O5LWHHS9U9OQ.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk This is a toy I used to play with as a kid. It was always a cheap plastic one that I bought, but figured it would be easy enough to make, so gave it a go. Obviously you can play with the design depending on what materials you have lying around, but this should give you a rough idea of what directio...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:25:15 PDT
Waste in space http://www.instructables.com/id/Waste-in-space/
Waste in space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/I4YA/HH2VNQLX/FM8I4YAHH2VNQLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/I4YA/HH2VNQLX/FM8I4YAHH2VNQLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/I4YA/HH2VNQLX/FM8I4YAHH2VNQLX.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge This must be the cheapest spaceship ever built. Two detergent bottles, some paint and we're off.  And I bet someone will succeed in building a little battery light in the cabin. the shopping list What's needed: Two empty (transparent) detergent bottles Two extra caps of smaller plastic bottles ...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:47:58 PDT
Desktop Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Slingshot/
Desktop Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WR9W/HHOFX78U/FXGWR9WHHOFX78U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WR9W/HHOFX78U/FXGWR9WHHOFX78U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/WR9W/HHOFX78U/FXGWR9WHHOFX78U.SMALL.jpg Znaffi In this is instructable, i am going to show you how to make an easy to use, desktop slingshot. This instructable is in the craft contest, the toy contest and the launch it contest, so it would be very nice if you would vote for me! Bending the paperclip Use the nose pliers to bend the paper clip...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 05:57:49 PDT
Wind Up Plastic Bottle Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Up-Plastic-Bottle-Submarine/
Wind Up Plastic Bottle Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/8NOS/HHI55YTI/FON8NOSHHI55YTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/8NOS/HHI55YTI/FON8NOSHHI55YTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/8NOS/HHI55YTI/FON8NOSHHI55YTI.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk This is an oldie, and I guess probably originated as a variation on the wind up elastic planes. It's fairly simple, and a great one to do with kids. Date made: June 2013 Approx Cost: £0 (recycled materials) Approx Time: 0.5 to 1hr Difficulty: Easy What You Need Materials you will need are: *2n...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 09:57:00 PDT
The Decisive Hedgehog http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Decisive-Hedgehog/
The Decisive Hedgehog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RBUU/HHI55WTL/FW0RBUUHHI55WTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RBUU/HHI55WTL/FW0RBUUHHI55WTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/RBUU/HHI55WTL/FW0RBUUHHI55WTL.SMALL.jpg Kiteman The Decisive Hedgehog has many uses, but mainly it takes on the responsibility of difficult choices or decisions, saving you from the blame of the outcome: Offspring squabbling over TV channels? Ask the Hedgehog! Don't know what to have from the takeaway?  Ask the Hedgehog! Can't find a...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 06:14:19 PDT
Fun Elastic Band Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Elastic-Band-Helicopter/
Fun Elastic Band Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/I4QM/HH2VJPR5/F7BI4QMHH2VJPR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/I4QM/HH2VJPR5/F7BI4QMHH2VJPR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/I4QM/HH2VJPR5/F7BI4QMHH2VJPR5.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations The only rubber-band powered helicopters I have found on instructables so far (except the butterfly ones) require some form of kit or special parts which must be bought, so for me (making all of the individual parts from scratch makes finishing a project a little more rewarding to me), I prefer maki...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 04:39:42 PDT
How To Solve The Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Solve-The-Rubiks-Cube-1/
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Fri, 17 May 2013 05:00:26 PDT
Handmade kids wood kitchen for under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-kids-wood-kitchen-for-under-100/
Handmade kids wood kitchen for under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/VKEJ/GPLJ1F33/FAFVKEJGPLJ1F33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/VKEJ/GPLJ1F33/FAFVKEJGPLJ1F33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/VKEJ/GPLJ1F33/FAFVKEJGPLJ1F33.SMALL.jpg Jesswilde You can view this whole tutorial and others like it at www.utahcountymom.com. My little girl is growing up and I wanted to get her a little kitchen to play with.  I had heard of people turning old entertainment centers into kitchens and decided to try it out.  While I was measuring to see what ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 00:13:50 PDT
Dog Toys for Heavy Chewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Toys-for-Heavy-Chewers/
Dog Toys for Heavy Chewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N5YN/G7DYKUC9/FAFN5YNG7DYKUC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N5YN/G7DYKUC9/FAFN5YNG7DYKUC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/N5YN/G7DYKUC9/FAFN5YNG7DYKUC9.SMALL.jpg J3443RY These easy to make colorful rope toys are great for any size dog. Just scale up or down the diameter of the rope to fit your dog, 1/4" for small dogs or 3/8" for large dogs. Directions given are for a basic toss/tug toy pictured below. Pictured are several variations based on the basic knot that can...
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Wed, 7 Apr 2010 19:10:09 PDT
How to Make a Paper Double Barreled Sawn-off Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paper-Double-Barreled-Sawn-off-Shotg/
How to Make a Paper Double Barreled Sawn-off Shotgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/CKO7/FUVSFXXE/F7CCKO7FUVSFXXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/CKO7/FUVSFXXE/F7CCKO7FUVSFXXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/CKO7/FUVSFXXE/F7CCKO7FUVSFXXE.SMALL.jpg 666man8 have you ever realized how many tutorials there are on how to build a paper sawn-off shotgun in word form? let alone how many tutorials there are on how to build a paper shotgun period? not very many. if you are one of those people searching for a tutorial on how to build a paper a sawn off paper sh...
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Sun, 17 May 2009 21:20:05 PDT
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Gundriver-An-Electric-Screwdriver-Inside-a-Toy-Gu/
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SMALL.jpg 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
Rubik's Cube in a glass jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-Cube-in-a-glass-jar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/1T7U/HE7CPUD6/F561T7UHE7CPUD6.SMALL.jpg nickcube4 This isn't much of an instructable, but I will teach you how to get a Rubik's Cube stuck into a Glass jar. There are 3 steps: 1. Disassemble Your Rubik's Cube. (here's a helpful video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM1Jbzy5Pnk&list=SPFC43E5797C311AC3 2. Find a glass jar that you can fit the core o...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:28:08 PDT
A LEGO® Built Micro Scale Set of Longmont Museum, Colorado by Imagine Rigney http://www.instructables.com/id/A-LEGO-Built-Micro-Scale-Set-of-Longmont-Museum-C/
A LEGO┬« Built Micro Scale Set of Longmont Museum, Colorado by Imagine Rigney - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0L5F/HEBNAHBM/F250L5FHEBNAHBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0L5F/HEBNAHBM/F250L5FHEBNAHBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/0L5F/HEBNAHBM/F250L5FHEBNAHBM.SMALL.jpg Imagine_ An originally designed set for ages 12 and up. 290 Pieces Original Design ©2013  Imagine Rigney for The Longmont Museum, Longmont Colorado LEGO®, the minifigure, and the brick configuration are property of The LEGO Group of Companies, which does not sponsor, own, or endorse this creation. 1. I ma...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:03:25 PDT
Plush Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Plush-Dice/
Plush Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NCEH/HDYZIWJ0/FD7NCEHHDYZIWJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NCEH/HDYZIWJ0/FD7NCEHHDYZIWJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NCEH/HDYZIWJ0/FD7NCEHHDYZIWJ0.SMALL.jpg Phydeaux Wil Wheaton challenged the internet to create a full set of polyhedral gaming dice pillows. I may not actually send these to him, because my daughter loves them, and she is really cute. These dice are good for rolling, kicking, bouncing, snuggling, etc.  As a side bonus, if your character has to ta...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:27:45 PDT
Angry Birds Paper Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-Birds-Paper-Toy/
Angry Birds Paper Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKC6/HDOW428X/F7GVKC6HDOW428X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKC6/HDOW428X/F7GVKC6HDOW428X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/VKC6/HDOW428X/F7GVKC6HDOW428X.SMALL.jpg kamibox.de This seems to be an endless train that I jump onto when I make a paper toy about a game for mobile phones that has been released in 2009. So why did it take so long to make a papercraft? Because I thought 3 years and 3 months about the mechanics, that is true. Non-stop and day and night. ...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 11:11:48 PST
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Matrix-Auto-Shotgun-A-Cool-Nerf-Versi/
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SMALL.jpg Attmos   Second Note-  I know I look pretty shaggy in the video. I had just finish building, hadn't shaved in a few days and was too exited to show off my gun to go make myself look better.  Also, I apologize for fliping the bird.  I lost my index finger in a ta...
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