Instructables: exploring - play - toy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:55:35 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY 18 Inch Doll Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-18-Inch-Doll-Chair/
DIY 18 Inch Doll Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/UTY0/I3PRMFLM/FT8UTY0I3PRMFLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/UTY0/I3PRMFLM/FT8UTY0I3PRMFLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/UTY0/I3PRMFLM/FT8UTY0I3PRMFLM.SMALL.jpg Vintiquities My daughter LOVES her 18" dolls. American Girl, Our Generation, My Life As, etc. Most often the furniture and accessories are extremely expensive. We spend time making items ourselves and being thrifty shoppers for the items we can't make. This tutorial will give you the patterns and show you how to...
By: Vintiquities

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:41:10 PST
Custom Uncle owen and Aunt Beru Star Wars charred body figure. http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Uncle-owen-and-Aunt-Beru-Star-Wars-charred-/
Custom Uncle owen and Aunt Beru Star Wars charred body figure. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/YG8V/I3PJNLGH/FWLYG8VI3PJNLGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/YG8V/I3PJNLGH/FWLYG8VI3PJNLGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/YG8V/I3PJNLGH/FWLYG8VI3PJNLGH.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb As some of you reading this might know, I'm a little bit fond of the film franchise Star Wars., and so is my fiancée.We love the toys that were produced for the original films and have collected them i recent years (after my childhood collection went as dust to the wind in many house moves) i have b...
By: backwards lamb

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:46:45 PST
DIY Stuffed Baymax from Disney's Big Hero 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stuffed-Baymax-from-Big-Hero-6/
DIY Stuffed Baymax from Disney's Big Hero 6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/1PCZ/I3KCCTWW/F4Y1PCZI3KCCTWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/1PCZ/I3KCCTWW/F4Y1PCZI3KCCTWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/1PCZ/I3KCCTWW/F4Y1PCZI3KCCTWW.SMALL.jpg moonparlance Baymax, the loveable, puffy marshmallow-looking robot from "Big Hero 6", is a great project for people with fairly basic sewing skills, I think. I made this as a gift for a friend and she loved it! She said it was super huggable. Materials and pattern You will need: white fabric. I used 1/2 ya...
By: moonparlance

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:02:20 PST
Heirloom Rocking Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Rocking-Horse/
Heirloom Rocking Horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/KKJL/I3KC1TS6/FJ1KKJLI3KC1TS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/KKJL/I3KC1TS6/FJ1KKJLI3KC1TS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/KKJL/I3KC1TS6/FJ1KKJLI3KC1TS6.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 My only nephew is turning two right after Christmas. I've been thinking that my window of opportunity for making him gifts that he actually likes is probably closing pretty fast. I imagine in a year or two he will only want video games or electronics, and I'm a wood man...Alas. I had better make the...
By: boddhi15

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:25:08 PST
Wearable Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Blocks/
Wearable Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5V0Z/I3KBX0E0/FZM5V0ZI3KBX0E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5V0Z/I3KBX0E0/FZM5V0ZI3KBX0E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZM/5V0Z/I3KBX0E0/FZM5V0ZI3KBX0E0.SMALL.jpg yangeatapple “Play is often talked about as if were a relief from serious learning. but, for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood” -by Fred RogersChildren are always active and curious, everything is worth exploring with all of their senses. Wearable blocks are playful toys th...
By: yangeatapple

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:16:22 PST
LED Animal Balancing Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Animal-Balancing-Blocks/
LED Animal Balancing Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/01GG/I3GX7UE3/FHC01GGI3GX7UE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/01GG/I3GX7UE3/FHC01GGI3GX7UE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/01GG/I3GX7UE3/FHC01GGI3GX7UE3.SMALL.jpg lxfmm8 LED Animal Balancing Blocks allow you to pile and balance them, light them up however you want.Materials Used:1. Bristol board2. Thick paper board3. White glue stick4. Double-sided tape5. Elmer’s white glue6. Copper tape7. Cell batteries and battery holders8. Conductive fabric9. Conductive Ink10. Pr...
By: lxfmm8

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:51:12 PST
Olaf Build-a-Snowman Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/Olaf-Build-a-Snowman-Plush/
Olaf Build-a-Snowman Plush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/18S7/I3DQHORR/FV518S7I3DQHORR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/18S7/I3DQHORR/FV518S7I3DQHORR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/18S7/I3DQHORR/FV518S7I3DQHORR.SMALL.jpg LD_P Even though the film has been out for over a year now, Frozen is still as popular as ever. This cute Olaf plush is made with velcro pieces that allow you to take him apart and put him back together, just like he's always falling apart in the movie - so, do you want to build a snowman? Watch the vide...
By: LD_P

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:48:30 PST
Customizable crossguard lightsaber, from The Force Awakens http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizable-crossguard-lightsaber-from-The-Force-/
Customizable crossguard lightsaber, from The Force Awakens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FJ14/I34E0WYJ/FSPFJ14I34E0WYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FJ14/I34E0WYJ/FSPFJ14I34E0WYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/FJ14/I34E0WYJ/FSPFJ14I34E0WYJ.SMALL.jpg le FabShop On Friday, November 20th, we were part of the 30 million people to keep their breath while watching the trailer for the next Star Wars movie.As designers, we were surprised to discover a new configuration of the lightsaber revealed in the now epic (and polemic) scene showing an unknown Sith Lord wal...
By: le FabShop

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:49:12 PST
Rainbow Mountain Fossil Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Mountain-Fossil-Puzzle/
Rainbow Mountain Fossil Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/SQM4/I34DXVJB/FBSSQM4I34DXVJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/SQM4/I34DXVJB/FBSSQM4I34DXVJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/SQM4/I34DXVJB/FBSSQM4I34DXVJB.SMALL.jpg Dr. Joe Supplies Half sheet of 1/2" marine grade birch plywood. Or other thin wood.1" Dowel 10"3/16 Dowel 1 1/2" Or chop stickWood GlueDozen 3/4" self tapping wood screwsToolsSabre sawScrew driverBench SanderScroll saw Step 1: Craft a plan for my grandson's puzzle. My two year old grand son had a love ...
By: Dr. Joe

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:13:40 PST
3D printed pullback toy car http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-pullback-toy-car/
3D printed pullback toy car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/CJVK/I34DYYLR/FPWCJVKI34DYYLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/CJVK/I34DYYLR/FPWCJVKI34DYYLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/CJVK/I34DYYLR/FPWCJVKI34DYYLR.SMALL.jpg EvertD This is a printed pullback toy car that is printed ready Gear One First off we have to make the gears that are gonna make are car move. We need a gear with 10 teeth, one with 12 and one with 18. This last one is also gonna wind up our spring so on that one we are gonna make a few adjustments. Yo...
By: EvertD

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:30:49 PST
Bola http://www.instructables.com/id/Bola/
Bola - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/XBU8/I34DVSX7/FQ7XBU8I34DVSX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/XBU8/I34DVSX7/FQ7XBU8I34DVSX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/XBU8/I34DVSX7/FQ7XBU8I34DVSX7.SMALL.jpg comic geek A Bola is an aborigine weapon used to tangle an animal's legs. This is a very easy to make version of this. Materials All you need is string, 2 tennis balls and duct tape. Tape The Tennis Ball Now tape each of the tennis balls to the string. Make sure to put on lots of tape to make it durable....
By: comic geek

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:11:22 PST
Silicone mold to make your toys. http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-mold-to-make-your-toys/
Silicone mold to make your toys. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6CGY/I2XTRX1U/F9Y6CGYI2XTRX1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6CGY/I2XTRX1U/F9Y6CGYI2XTRX1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/6CGY/I2XTRX1U/F9Y6CGYI2XTRX1U.SMALL.jpg teresa_arduinoverkstad This is a tutorial of the steps to do a silicone mold of one figure, after having the mold you will be able to make all the copies that you want . The material I have used to do the copies in this case is polyurethane resin. Prepare the figure. First of all cut some pieces of wood to make a case ...
By: teresa_arduinoverkstad

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:01:17 PST
SodaJet Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaJet-Rockets/
SodaJet Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/98IW/I2QU9PM1/F1998IWI2QU9PM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/98IW/I2QU9PM1/F1998IWI2QU9PM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/98IW/I2QU9PM1/F1998IWI2QU9PM1.SMALL.jpg cgarman Launch an empty 2 liter bottle 100 feet into the air with this easy-to-build launcher. Get the 3D printed parts, or a full kit, by backing my Kickstarter before December 31, 2014, HERE. After the Kickstarter concludes on January 1, 2015, you can contact me for parts HERE. Collect the Materials ...
By: cgarman

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:50:19 PST
Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon (Version 1 of 3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Desktop-Siege-Weapon-Version-1-of-3/
Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon (Version 1 of 3) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/NY7M/I2P3NH93/FUJNY7MI2P3NH93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/NY7M/I2P3NH93/FUJNY7MI2P3NH93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/NY7M/I2P3NH93/FUJNY7MI2P3NH93.SMALL.jpg Uzarski_Designs The First Version of the Ballista!!Find Version 3 (the newest version) here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Desktop-S...Find Version 2 (not on Instructables) here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:242226Note that this is the first version, therefore it is not that great. However, the diff...
By: Uzarski_Designs

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:38:38 PST
Drummer Dude Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Drummer-Dude-Automata/
Drummer Dude Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/NINF/I2P3QX3S/F6ININFI2P3QX3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/NINF/I2P3QX3S/F6ININFI2P3QX3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/NINF/I2P3QX3S/F6ININFI2P3QX3S.SMALL.jpg blackforesttinkerers Hello in this instructable i'm going to be showing you how to build a Drumming Dude Automata.Materials you will need:woodWood sticks Spray paint Coloured wool Man Pipe Plastic lid Glu tac Tape Glue Screws Nails Wood rodTools you will need:HacksawSaw Hammer Drill Jigsaw Screwdriver Getting mater...
By: blackforesttinkerers

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:59:31 PST
Torsion Spring Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Torsion-Spring-Bow/
Torsion Spring Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/C5GV/I2KSIB77/FXCC5GVI2KSIB77.SMALL.jpg Chaostheorywong This guide will instruct you on how to make a Torsion Spring Bow, like the one above. This is my first Instructable so begging your pardon on any lapses in quality. Also, this is ONLY for the BOW, i am not explaining how to make arrows but there are plenty of Instructables that teach that!Torsion Sp...
By: Chaostheorywong

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:44:10 PST
Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Desktop-Siege-Weapon/
Ballista Desktop Siege Weapon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2CU3/I2I4CEF6/FUK2CU3I2I4CEF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2CU3/I2I4CEF6/FUK2CU3I2I4CEF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/2CU3/I2I4CEF6/FUK2CU3I2I4CEF6.SMALL.jpg Uzarski_Designs A Desktop Siege Weapon made with the help of a 3D printer!Update:I decided to enter the Ballista into the formlabs contest! The ballista and other designs I have on Thingiverse are all limited to the simple 3D printing filaments including (for me) just PLA or ABS as well as necessary (but difficult...
By: Uzarski_Designs

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:36:01 PST
How to make a Surfer Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Surfer-Automata/
How to make a Surfer Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/8P5G/I2F200VN/FKM8P5GI2F200VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/8P5G/I2F200VN/FKM8P5GI2F200VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/8P5G/I2F200VN/FKM8P5GI2F200VN.SMALL.jpg blackforesttinkerers The purpose of this idea is to show a girl bouncing up and down on a surfboard as a wave is crashing down. Also to show that the wave has washed her into the shore. Choosing a box Choose a medium size box. We chose this box because it allows you to see how all the different parts move. Shapi...
By: blackforesttinkerers

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:59:51 PST
Jumping Bunny Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Jumping-Bunny-Automata/
Jumping Bunny Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/4I5L/I2F1ZZ3N/F2J4I5LI2F1ZZ3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/4I5L/I2F1ZZ3N/F2J4I5LI2F1ZZ3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/4I5L/I2F1ZZ3N/F2J4I5LI2F1ZZ3N.SMALL.jpg blackforesttinkerers This is one of my school projects and we had to publish it on instructables. I hope you like it. What you will need Sticky tape, pop sticks, cardboard, any small toy, coloured paper and hot glue, some kind of bottle cap or cup thing. Step 2 Get a box that you think will be good enough for t...
By: blackforesttinkerers

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:54:49 PST
Canjo http://www.instructables.com/id/Canjo/
Canjo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HAL1/I2F1WVF3/FC1HAL1I2F1WVF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HAL1/I2F1WVF3/FC1HAL1I2F1WVF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HAL1/I2F1WVF3/FC1HAL1I2F1WVF3.SMALL.jpg MRM1 This is a Canjo. Part Can, part Banjo. I call it "Thunderstruck". I made it last winter on the request of an important friend. I forgot to take pictures of the canjo in progress, however I will make some recreation photos for this instructable (I should just make a new one but I've got too many o...
By: MRM1

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:20:47 PST
Godzilla http://www.instructables.com/id/Godzilla-1-2/
Godzilla - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7PBQ/I2F1YRGW/F7Y7PBQI2F1YRGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7PBQ/I2F1YRGW/F7Y7PBQI2F1YRGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7PBQ/I2F1YRGW/F7Y7PBQI2F1YRGW.SMALL.jpg blackforesttinkerers The Pictures would show the text Materials Tools Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 You can also see the close up view Step 5 Finished Product We didn't do exactly as plan but if we did the mouth should move like its biting something and the right arm moving up and down The...
By: blackforesttinkerers

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:56:40 PST
Touch & Play http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Play/
Touch & Play - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/F9E0/I2AR0S7V/FPZF9E0I2AR0S7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/F9E0/I2AR0S7V/FPZF9E0I2AR0S7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/F9E0/I2AR0S7V/FPZF9E0I2AR0S7V.SMALL.jpg aashishjani The Mickey Mouse project is with an objective to interact with the user. When the palm (conductive material applied on it) of Plastic Molded object - Mickey Mouse is touched by the user Mickey Mouse will speak making a feel of interaction with human being. This project has used SD card to store a se...
By: aashishjani

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:45:41 PST
Making Miss Munny http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Miss-Munny/
Making Miss Munny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/8NLO/I2AIJTCQ/F1L8NLOI2AIJTCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/8NLO/I2AIJTCQ/F1L8NLOI2AIJTCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/8NLO/I2AIJTCQ/F1L8NLOI2AIJTCQ.SMALL.jpg Fennecetty This model's actually been finished for quite a while, but I've not had the time to post this until now.But anyway, again it's a character I've created from the "Better Tomorrow" universe, and we're gonna be using more scraps to make this one. What you'll need To make this model, you'll need:-A c...
By: Fennecetty

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 06:28:57 PST
Monster cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-cube/
Monster cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4BWZ/I2ABO0FV/FAN4BWZI2ABO0FV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4BWZ/I2ABO0FV/FAN4BWZI2ABO0FV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4BWZ/I2ABO0FV/FAN4BWZI2ABO0FV.SMALL.jpg puzzlerhan This monster cube is a standard 3x3 Rubic cube modification. My aim was making a simple drawing toy for children. On each side of the cube there are a different monster head. All monster heads are compatible with other heads. By turning the cube you can make different monsters. For using as a drawin...
By: puzzlerhan

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 06:27:52 PST
IKEA Basic Train Set and Thomas the Train Underpass Clearance http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Basic-Train-Set-and-Thomas-the-Train-Underpas/
IKEA Basic Train Set and Thomas the Train Underpass Clearance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/72CL/I28OH65W/F3A72CLI28OH65W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/72CL/I28OH65W/F3A72CLI28OH65W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/72CL/I28OH65W/F3A72CLI28OH65W.SMALL.jpg olysco Add some foam or plastic or wood to raise the bridge and underpass so Thomas the Train and other tall cars can pass underneath. Does not hinder tracking at all!
By: olysco

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Nov 2014 11:51:30 PST
B-Daman Speedometer http://www.instructables.com/id/B-Daman-Speedometer-1/
B-Daman Speedometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/TX0I/I28W7GHL/FPJTX0II28W7GHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/TX0I/I28W7GHL/FPJTX0II28W7GHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/TX0I/I28W7GHL/FPJTX0II28W7GHL.SMALL.jpg brianfit "Dad, is there something we can build to measure the speed of a B-Daman marble?" Now THAT's the kind of question a geek dad loves.This project is built with Arduino, a cheap programmable computer on a circuit board. It allows you to combine readings from things like photoresistors and switches avai...
By: brianfit

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Nov 2014 05:36:24 PST
Mini craft stick crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-craft-stick-crossbow/
Mini craft stick crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/H4R7/I2AQUHB8/FVZH4R7I2AQUHB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/H4R7/I2AQUHB8/FVZH4R7I2AQUHB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/H4R7/I2AQUHB8/FVZH4R7I2AQUHB8.SMALL.jpg bplatoff Hi guys this is my first project and it is a twist on the moi crossbow from sonic dad and you can get instructions for that here: http://www.sonicdad.com/partners/thekingofrandom/In this project I add a trigger so that it launches every time, a straw to hold extra ammo, and a piece over the bolt to ...
By: bplatoff

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 Nov 2014 15:37:13 PST
How to make a Nerf Blowgun with PVC - Simple and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Nerf-Blowgun-with-PVC-Simple-and-Eas/
How to make a Nerf Blowgun with PVC - Simple and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/CS5Q/I273ZZRQ/FKRCS5QI273ZZRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/CS5Q/I273ZZRQ/FKRCS5QI273ZZRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/CS5Q/I273ZZRQ/FKRCS5QI273ZZRQ.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove Watch VideoThis is a awesome nerf gun to make for any nerf gun war. This blowgun can shoot farther than most nerf guns you can buy at the store. It is also easy to make and very cheap to purchase the parts.Have fun playing.
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 Nov 2014 09:06:21 PST
How to make CD Spinning Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-CD-Spinning-Tops/
How to make CD Spinning Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/0IRA/I21RJC4W/FZG0IRAI21RJC4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/0IRA/I21RJC4W/FZG0IRAI21RJC4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/0IRA/I21RJC4W/FZG0IRAI21RJC4W.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove (Watch Video)This is a cool spinning top that will allow you to use some of those old CDs or DVDs you have collecting dust. Just use a strong glue to connect everything or it can break apart. Have fun playing.
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:25:01 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...
By: timcaird

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:43:14 PST
Papoy! Minion Unicorn Toy from Despicable Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Papoy-Minion-Unicorn-Toy-from-Despicable-Me/
Papoy! Minion Unicorn Toy from Despicable Me - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/JXIG/I1TQFJ2I/FQOJXIGI1TQFJ2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/JXIG/I1TQFJ2I/FQOJXIGI1TQFJ2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/JXIG/I1TQFJ2I/FQOJXIGI1TQFJ2I.SMALL.jpg pcmofo In the movie Despicable Me, the Minions make Agnes a unicorn toy that they call "Papoy". Agnes is happy to have her unicorn, even if it isn't fluffy. What minion costume would be complete without a home made Papoy? Gather the materials After studying screen shots and video of the movie scene I h...
By: pcmofo

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:51:51 PDT
Propane Pop Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Pop-Gun/
Propane Pop Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SMALL.jpg Eric Rocher This fun toy could be customized and decorated to be a prop for a number of different costume ideas. My friends and I made a few of these to play with during a regional Burning Man event in Texas recently. We had a lot of fun with them.This project uses methylacetylene-propadiene (MAPP), a highly fl...
By: Eric Rocher

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:56:26 PDT
Silicone bracelet fix for your child's corn popper push toy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Silicone-bracelet-fix-for-your-childs-corn-popper-/
Silicone bracelet fix for your child's corn popper push toy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/M80Y/I1QXWL21/F3NM80YI1QXWL21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/M80Y/I1QXWL21/F3NM80YI1QXWL21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/M80Y/I1QXWL21/F3NM80YI1QXWL21.SMALL.jpg beewhitlock If you have hard flooring and kids you may have found out most of their toys, with plastic wheels, have a lack of traction on hard surfaces. For this Instructable we are going to make it so that your toddler's corn popper toy will work on all surfaces. All you will need is a few old things you proba...
By: beewhitlock

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:20:31 PDT
Air-Zooka! http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Zooka/
Air-Zooka! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/1K2A/I1K3Q9KX/F6F1K2AI1K3Q9KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/1K2A/I1K3Q9KX/F6F1K2AI1K3Q9KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/1K2A/I1K3Q9KX/F6F1K2AI1K3Q9KX.SMALL.jpg wikkedspindl Shoots a ball of air at your target! Simple stuff you need A 5 gallon bucket. 2 large rubber bands. A shower curtain (rubber or plastic). And the tools are just a black marker and a way to cut a hole. How to ruin a bucket The center is already marked out just from the factory. I made 2 marking...
By: wikkedspindl

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:38 PDT
How to use a yo-yo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-yo-yo/
How to use a yo-yo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/73JG/I1695N3D/FJI73JGI1695N3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/73JG/I1695N3D/FJI73JGI1695N3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/73JG/I1695N3D/FJI73JGI1695N3D.SMALL.jpg kingofepicness A yo-yo is a toy that is fun to play with and this Instructable shows you how to use it. I will not show you any tricks in this Instructable but anyway, you will learn the basics. Timing is Key The picture in this step shows you how to hold the yo-yo, put your finger through the loop on the rope ...
By: kingofepicness

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:37:46 PDT
Modular Monster with Sugru and Legos http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Monster-with-Sugru-and-Legos/
Modular Monster with Sugru and Legos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8EAM/I13EBID9/FM08EAMI13EBID9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8EAM/I13EBID9/FM08EAMI13EBID9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/8EAM/I13EBID9/FM08EAMI13EBID9.SMALL.jpg idealab Have you ever said to yourself, "I would like my own monster toy, but I'd really like to be able to swap out a claw with a tentacle every once in awhile?" No? You haven't? Well, I think about these things all the time. So we made a monster out of Legos, Sugru, and some odd bits we had lying about th...
By: idealab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:20:11 PDT
Cardboard Rubik's Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Rubiks-Cube/
Cardboard Rubik's Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/A6BR/I13EAB2Y/FV0A6BRI13EAB2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/A6BR/I13EAB2Y/FV0A6BRI13EAB2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/A6BR/I13EAB2Y/FV0A6BRI13EAB2Y.SMALL.jpg Connected Sparks For this year's global #cardboardchallenge our little robot scientist, Lyka, thought it would be fun to figure out the mechanics of 2x2 cardboard Rubik’s Cube for young kids.Here’s what you need and how to make it. Materials Cardboard Sheet (18”x12”) Cardboard Box (6”x6”x6”) Colored Paper R...
By: Connected Sparks

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:27:24 PDT
Angry bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Angry-bird-1/
Angry bird - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/JCBK/I12KC3F1/F6MJCBKI12KC3F1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/JCBK/I12KC3F1/F6MJCBKI12KC3F1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/JCBK/I12KC3F1/F6MJCBKI12KC3F1.SMALL.jpg LokiLaufeysen Print in inches in anything but ceramic that doesn't work
By: LokiLaufeysen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:59:50 PDT
Adventure Time Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Sword-1/
Adventure Time Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DTHW/I101AJYR/FIPDTHWI101AJYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DTHW/I101AJYR/FIPDTHWI101AJYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DTHW/I101AJYR/FIPDTHWI101AJYR.SMALL.jpg DjPR3S How to make Finn's sword from adventure time out of an old hockey stick. --------------------------------------------------------------Materials A hockey stick A sawYellow, black, red, and blue paint Cut the Hockey Stick I found this hockey stick in the trash, the blade part should be cut at ab...
By: DjPR3S

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:34:59 PDT
Caleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Caleidoscope/
Caleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/5PY1/I0VP2XOZ/FBJ5PY1I0VP2XOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/5PY1/I0VP2XOZ/FBJ5PY1I0VP2XOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/5PY1/I0VP2XOZ/FBJ5PY1I0VP2XOZ.SMALL.jpg joseluizpf create you own caleidoscope to help in creative projects and to see the world in a different way! Materials: -3 pieces of mirror 2x15cm(you can ask to any glazier cut it for you, it is very cheap)-insulating tape-ink and paper(optional) How to: -put the 3 pieces down like the first image (it i...
By: joseluizpf

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 7 Oct 2014 18:28:09 PDT
Fixing a Broken Doll Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Broken-Doll-Bed/
Fixing a Broken Doll Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/1PID/I0VOP5RP/F5B1PIDI0VOP5RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/1PID/I0VOP5RP/F5B1PIDI0VOP5RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/1PID/I0VOP5RP/F5B1PIDI0VOP5RP.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo This is my daughter's first Instructable. Her name is Bella. She is 10. She found a doll bed at Goodwill that was missing any sort of mattress or bottom of any kind. It had also been assembled incorrectly, preventing the interlocking pieces from, well, interlocking. Thus, she got a smoking deal on i...
By: FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Oct 2014 14:32:20 PDT
Sugru Dinosaur http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Dinosaur/
Sugru Dinosaur - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/1MMW/I0XOHW9P/F7C1MMWI0XOHW9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/1MMW/I0XOHW9P/F7C1MMWI0XOHW9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/1MMW/I0XOHW9P/F7C1MMWI0XOHW9P.SMALL.jpg FabLab Breda During the Sugru afternoon at FabLabBreda, Yurr came by and made this cute dinosaur.
By: FabLab Breda

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 4 Oct 2014 08:02:41 PDT
Safe play sword for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-play-sword-for-kids/
Safe play sword for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SBZI/I0R16TL1/FZZSBZII0R16TL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SBZI/I0R16TL1/FZZSBZII0R16TL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SBZI/I0R16TL1/FZZSBZII0R16TL1.SMALL.jpg dudes When I was a kid (I say that jokingly, as I'm only 16) I was always holding a 'sword'. Whether it was a stick, a pencil, or, if I got lucky, a real plastic sword. As awesome as this was, there was one problem; My 'swords' always seemed to hurt people. In retrospect, that makes sense, not many people...
By: dudes

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:13:35 PDT
PVC Blowgun Revolver - Six Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Blowgun-Revolver-Six-Shooter/
PVC Blowgun Revolver - Six Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/O3LA/I0HYSLFT/FUKO3LAI0HYSLFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/O3LA/I0HYSLFT/FUKO3LAI0HYSLFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/O3LA/I0HYSLFT/FUKO3LAI0HYSLFT.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove WATCH VIDEOThis is a very cool Blowgun Revolver that I designed to reduce the time it takes to fire a normal blowgun. It is made almost entirely of PVC with a couple exceptions. It can pop balloons and pierce an apple from a short distance away. The darts are reusable and will last many shots if yo...
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:08:39 PDT
Laser-cut Mechanical Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Mechanical-Claw/
Laser-cut Mechanical Claw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SMALL.jpg musicandsky If you are worrying about what kind of trick want to show for Halloween this year, or your kids are asking for toys from you, this instructables may help you: to make a movable mechanical claws, the joint of the claws are movable, and its movement are the extension from your finger movement. you can...
By: musicandsky

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:35:25 PDT
How to make a Kite with household items http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kite-with-household-items/
How to make a Kite with household items - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9QAJ/I0945FKT/FO69QAJI0945FKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9QAJ/I0945FKT/FO69QAJI0945FKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/9QAJ/I0945FKT/FO69QAJI0945FKT.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove (Watch Video) This is a very easy to make kite. You should have all of the items already at your home, so it should not cost you anything. If made correctly this kite should give you a bunch of fun when the wind is blowing.
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:55:59 PDT
How to restore an antique Pedal Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-an-antique-Pedal-Car/
How to restore an antique Pedal Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1GOT/HZZRN8AA/FKT1GOTHZZRN8AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1GOT/HZZRN8AA/FKT1GOTHZZRN8AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/1GOT/HZZRN8AA/FKT1GOTHZZRN8AA.SMALL.jpg tylerham Pedal Cars are an icon of Mid Century children's lives. Talk to anyone over the ago of 50, and chances are they had a pedal car, or at least wanted one! Today, pedal cars are considered highly collectible, and with a wide range of designs and prices, make for an very fun restoration project. The ca...
By: tylerham

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:28:20 PDT
How to make a Footbag Hacky Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Footbag-Hacky-Sack/
How to make a Footbag Hacky Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2QKY/HZYPEH1L/F0M2QKYHZYPEH1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2QKY/HZYPEH1L/F0M2QKYHZYPEH1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2QKY/HZYPEH1L/F0M2QKYHZYPEH1L.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Footbag Hacky SackIn this video, I show you how to make one at home from common materials. Playing with a Hacky Sack is a great way to have fun, get exercise, and stay limber.
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:16:52 PDT
Princess Mononoke Kodama Bobbleheads http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Mononoke-Kodama-Bobbleheads/
Princess Mononoke Kodama Bobbleheads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/EAE3/HZMJ27VC/FNKEAE3HZMJ27VC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/EAE3/HZMJ27VC/FNKEAE3HZMJ27VC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/EAE3/HZMJ27VC/FNKEAE3HZMJ27VC.SMALL.jpg jcapili Hi everyone! If you're finding this Instructable, you probably have an obsession with Hayao Miyazaki films and Studio Ghibli in general, and that's totally okay because I do too. I recently finished a Luxo Jr. replica since I love Pixar so much, so I decided to make a cool prop from a Studio Ghibli ...
By: jcapili

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:53:13 PDT
knex mac 10 http://www.instructables.com/id/knex-mac-10-13/
knex mac 10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/A27A/HZL3O6SN/F6JA27AHZL3O6SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/A27A/HZL3O6SN/F6JA27AHZL3O6SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/A27A/HZL3O6SN/F6JA27AHZL3O6SN.SMALL.jpg voor jorn this is my knex mac 10, don't mind my english, i'm dutch so hope you like and enjoy it (if you understand).I got my inspiration from the tmp/mp9 from: The Red Book of Westmarch, so thank you guys Step 1: the frame Step 2: internals #1 Step 3: internals #2 Step 4: internals #3 Step ...
By: voor jorn

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:36:37 PDT