Instructables: exploring - play - toy - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:43:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Siren Whistle. The most annoying toy ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Siren-Whistle-The-most-annoying-toy-ever/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 01:52:00 PDT
Model railroad collection (garden railway?) - 100% 3D printable, LEGO connectable http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-railroad-collection-garden-railway-100-3D-pr/
Model railroad collection (garden railway?) - 100% 3D printable, LEGO connectable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/DX42/IB4AJ5SH/F5ZDX42IB4AJ5SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/DX42/IB4AJ5SH/F5ZDX42IB4AJ5SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/DX42/IB4AJ5SH/F5ZDX42IB4AJ5SH.SMALL.jpg MWPLUS Back from the moment of my decision of buying a 3D printer I was intending to design something that would spectacularly show the possibilities of this new "world of creation". I also wanted to make something "like no other", for my kids, to play with, not available on regular market.... To show the...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:46:51 PDT
Straw shrimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-shrimp/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:44:31 PDT
The Instant Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/InstantSword/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 08:31:27 PDT
Heavy Duty Pull cord helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Pull-cord-helicopter/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 10:10:13 PDT
Make a Fun Paper Planes Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fun-Paper-Planes-Launcher/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 19:56:48 PDT
Make a Fun Wooden Flying Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fun-Wooden-Flying-Helicopter/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 16:03:01 PDT
DIWire Kaleidocycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIWire-Kaleidocycle/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:01 PDT
Quick And Easy Rubber Band Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Rubber-Band-Ball/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 21:23:34 PDT
Busy Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Busy-Work/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 21:00:24 PDT
Penny Racers: Build Your Own 3¢ Lincoln! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Racers-Build-Your-Own-3-Lincoln/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:14:26 PDT
CATAPULT - stone hurling toy http://www.instructables.com/id/CATAPULT-stone-hurling-toy/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:21:52 PDT
My Son's Interchangeable Lego Star Wars Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Sons-Interchangeable-Lego-Star-Wars-Clock/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 21:26:22 PDT
Revomaze Tower of Agony - Puzzle Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Revomaze-Tower-of-Agony-Puzzle-Storage/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:08:23 PDT
Push Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Car/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:53:48 PST
Vintage A-Frame Dollhouse (collapsable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-A-Frame-Dollhouse-collapsable/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 12:59:55 PST
Ultimate boredom toy, or for just whenever http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-boredom-toy-or-for-just-whenever/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:27:10 PST
Segmented Wooden Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Wooden-Cryptex/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:43:16 PST
Rubber Band Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Helicopter-1/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:19:34 PST
Turn Down Electrical Toy Volume http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Down-Electrical-Toy-Volume/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:42:43 PST
Paperclip darts http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperclip-darts-1/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:51:17 PST
Heirloom Rocking Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Rocking-Horse/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:25:08 PST
LED Animal Balancing Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Animal-Balancing-Blocks/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:51:12 PST
SodaJet Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaJet-Rockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:50:19 PST
Torsion Spring Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Torsion-Spring-Bow/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:44:10 PST
Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Desktop-Siege-Weapon/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:36:01 PST
Propane Pop Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Pop-Gun/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:56:26 PDT
Canjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Canjo/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:20:47 PST
Laser-cut Mechanical Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Mechanical-Claw/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:35:25 PDT
How to restore an antique Pedal Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-an-antique-Pedal-Car/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:28:20 PDT
Princess Mononoke Kodama Bobbleheads http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Mononoke-Kodama-Bobbleheads/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:53:13 PDT
How to make a Catapult for Kids with Clothespins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Catapult-for-Kids-with-Clothespins/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:37 PDT
Making the Ladybird http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Ladybird/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:52 PDT
Extreme Toy Parachute Jump http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Toy-Parachute-Jump/
Extreme Toy Parachute Jump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/XDO8/HYSIRASI/FSYXDO8HYSIRASI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/XDO8/HYSIRASI/FSYXDO8HYSIRASI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/XDO8/HYSIRASI/FSYXDO8HYSIRASI.SMALL.jpg potterboy When I was a kid I could never find a high enough point to launch my toy parachute without having it hit a wall or have it get caught in a tree. At best I'd only get a 3-4 sec parachute free-fall, then I'd have to walk down any number of stairs and back up again to do another launch. I've had a quad...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 04:36:23 PDT
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Barricade-Borderlands-2-Vladof-gun-prop/
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SMALL.jpg Darthorso NOTE: if you have already seen my Nerf Hyperion Guide, be patient! I will repeat a lot of things, but i want every 'ible to be indipendent! :)Welcome dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy.Probably some of you have already seen my Nerf Strongarm Borderland Hyperion replica, which is also my first I...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:25:36 PDT
Sand Digger: Made from Recycled Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Digger-Made-from-Recycled-Pallets/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:13:27 PDT
Foam Plate Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Plate-Glider/
Foam Plate Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/NSJR/HXIK9F1C/F9ANSJRHXIK9F1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/NSJR/HXIK9F1C/F9ANSJRHXIK9F1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/NSJR/HXIK9F1C/F9ANSJRHXIK9F1C.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 I've always experimented with simple foam gliders made out of household materials, but I've never had as much success as I did with these fun little gliders made from foam picnic plates. With just a few easily-accessible materials that you probably already have around the house, you can make several...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:47:37 PDT
Horse tire swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Horse-tire-swing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SMALL.jpg jciarfella This is a great idea for your old tires . takes some time and strong hands as always have fun and re use what u can These are instructions for making a horse tire swing. This will require some artistic talent for drawing a basic horse shape and some strength to cut the tire. It will also require a s...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 16:59:34 PDT
Tennis Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Ball-Launcher-2/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:05:38 PDT
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Strongarm-Borderlands-2-Hyperion-gun-replica/
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SMALL.jpg Darthorso Hi to everybody, dear friends! :)I'm Filippo, I'm italian (from Bologna), so I apologize for my bad english XD It's a long time since follow Instructables, but I've never made one of my own. This is my first one!I love Borderlands and Nerf Guns, so... the result is simple! I made a replica out of a ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:58:35 PDT
Restoring a wooden toy tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-wooden-toy-tractor/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 02:38:43 PDT
First-person WiFi driving of Roombas and other infrared RC vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/First-person-WiFi-driving-of-Roombas-and-other-inf/
First-person WiFi driving of Roombas and other infrared RC vehicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SMALL.jpg arpruss Sticking a smartphone a remote controlled vehicle and having it stream camera video over WiFi lets you have lots of fun driving the vehicle with its remote while viewing images from it on another device and using the vehicle's own remote control. You can even do this where there is no WiFi access p...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:20:18 PDT
How to build a Rainbow Loom using K'NEX http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Rainbow-Loom-using-KNEX/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 09:19:19 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Crossbow/
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/J05R/HU5WZWW2/FSUJ05RHU5WZWW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/J05R/HU5WZWW2/FSUJ05RHU5WZWW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/J05R/HU5WZWW2/FSUJ05RHU5WZWW2.SMALL.jpg bbaca2 Here's my fully functional Cardboard Crossbow I made using Techshop's Laser Cutter! Sketch I started with a concept sketch of the parts and overall look of the design. I then did a refined line drawing from the concept sketch. Import I then imported the sketch into Illustrator to use as a t...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:57:30 PDT
Foam covered wooden swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-covered-wooden-swords/
Foam covered wooden swords - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VZA3/HT5CU3KU/FR8VZA3HT5CU3KU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VZA3/HT5CU3KU/FR8VZA3HT5CU3KU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VZA3/HT5CU3KU/FR8VZA3HT5CU3KU.SMALL.jpg arpruss My kids wanted foam covered swords for sparring, and nothing on the market looked very good. So I made my own from swim noodles with wooden cores. And then the toddler wanted one, so I made her a smaller one, too. Ingredients: Swim noodle with 3/4" hole 3/4" (or 7/8") dowel for core ...
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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