Instructables: exploring - technology - halloween - pumpkin http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:07:30 PST BLOX v1.01 2 Pumpkin Bluetooth LED Activation by Motion Sensing http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-and-Lantern-Bluetooth-Master-and-Slave-Trick-/
2 Pumpkin Bluetooth LED Activation by Motion Sensing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8FFA/IVA4YFIB/FYM8FFAIVA4YFIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8FFA/IVA4YFIB/FYM8FFAIVA4YFIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/8FFA/IVA4YFIB/FYM8FFAIVA4YFIB.SMALL.jpg Riftliger Have a dark spooky pathway? Do you want to scare those meddling kids off of your lawn? Or, do you just want an automated, and customizeable pumpkin lighting system? This tutorial shows how to make one pumpkin that senses the motion of an unsuspecting passer by, and sends a signal to a nearby pump...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:06:53 PST
Pumpkin-Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Bot/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 06:03:12 PDT
LED Ping Pong Ball Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ping-Pong-Ball-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:26:20 PDT
Interactive Stranger Things Jack-o-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Stranger-Things-Jack-o-Lantern/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 18:50:38 PDT
Sensor Animate Jack O' Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensor-Animate-Jack-O-Lanterns/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:18:23 PDT
Halloween Pumpkin Light Effect with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Pumpkin-Light-Effect-With-Raspberry-Pi/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:24:15 PDT
Extreme Pumpkin Carving: Frankenstein Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Pumpkin-Carving-Frankenstein-Style/
Extreme Pumpkin Carving: Frankenstein Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/LCDS/IUOI9E0Z/FCSLCDSIUOI9E0Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/LCDS/IUOI9E0Z/FCSLCDSIUOI9E0Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/LCDS/IUOI9E0Z/FCSLCDSIUOI9E0Z.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Do you feel like your jack-o-lantern missing something? Do you want to carve your Halloween pumpkin in an awesome new way? If so, then this instructable is for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to carve a pumpkin using high voltage. The high voltage creates cool looking marks on the...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:50:09 PDT
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Halloween-Pumpkin/
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SMALL.jpg Arghuino Hi it's me Captain Arghuino! Let's continue from where we left off last week with our lesson on transistors and let's make a nightlight or a colorful pumpkin for Halloween. Follow Leddy and Darling as they explain how you can use transistors to amplify the current necessary to power RGB LED strips...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:34 PDT
Design a Pumpkin in Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Pumpkin-in-Tinkercad/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:25:48 PDT
MINDSTORMS Robot Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/MINDSTORMS-Robot-Pumpkin/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 18:48:19 PDT
Magnetic Pumpkin Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Pumpkin-Pendant/
Magnetic Pumpkin Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/ETMB/ITKLKC4V/FCEETMBITKLKC4V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/ETMB/ITKLKC4V/FCEETMBITKLKC4V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/ETMB/ITKLKC4V/FCEETMBITKLKC4V.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everyone,today I would like to share with you a simple yet unique wearable - electronic jewelry. this post is also a very good intro to basic electronics, 3D printing and etching. halloween is closing in, here is a great night light to walk the streets, you can customize your design too.!! C...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:41:15 PDT
Jack O' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-3/
Jack O' Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/TS0Y/IRXTM48N/FV8TS0YIRXTM48N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/TS0Y/IRXTM48N/FV8TS0YIRXTM48N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/TS0Y/IRXTM48N/FV8TS0YIRXTM48N.SMALL.jpg tinkercad-support The following information is a single lesson in a larger Tinkercad project. Check out this and more projects on Tinkercad.Return to Previous Lesson: GhostLesson Overview:Now we're going to carve a 3D pumpkin! Background Every Halloween, millions upon millions of pumpkins are grown, sold, and brou...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:09:26 PDT
R2D2 Pumpkin Xwing with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Pumpkin-Xwing-With-an-Arduino/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:25:01 PST
Arduino powered Halloween pumpkin with motion detection http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-halloween-pumpkin-with-motion-dete/
Arduino powered Halloween pumpkin with motion detection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/7BBV/IGJR4J06/FPP7BBVIGJR4J06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/7BBV/IGJR4J06/FPP7BBVIGJR4J06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/7BBV/IGJR4J06/FPP7BBVIGJR4J06.SMALL.jpg mronki Hi,this Instructable will show you how to make some Halloween decorations including arduino powered Halloween pumpkin with motion detection. Making Halloween pumkin Materials:Round balloonOld newspapersSmooth flourWaterTemperaModeling claySuperglueTools:BrushScalpelPencilTo make your Halloween pu...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 17:35:35 PST
How to gloss your ABS printed object http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-gloss-your-ABS-printed-object/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:26:09 PST
Motion Activated Jack-o-Lantern SMS Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Activated-Jack-o-lantern-SMS-Notifier/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 08:07:08 PDT
Flaming Flashing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Flaming-Flashing-Pumpkin/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:30:18 PDT
123D Catch Scanned and 3D Printed Mini Lit Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-3D-printed-pumpkins-lit-with-tea-lights/
123D Catch Scanned and 3D Printed Mini Lit Pumpkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SQNG/IGB6AV6N/F9LSQNGIGB6AV6N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SQNG/IGB6AV6N/F9LSQNGIGB6AV6N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SQNG/IGB6AV6N/F9LSQNGIGB6AV6N.SMALL.jpg cpramuk In this Instructable, I use 123D Catch to capture the complex, organic geometry of a bumpy pumpkin (or Bumpkin) from photographs. Then, I bring the capture into Meshmixer to create a removable top piece that fits perfectly. Finally, I 3D print out the top and carved out body in a transparent mater...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 17:02:15 PDT
Recycled Gel Pumkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gel-Pumkin/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 08:39:38 PDT
Hack your Jack-o-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-Jack-o-Lantern/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:59:07 PDT
Make a Halloween Pumpkin Walking by Self-balancing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Shining-Halloween-Pumpkin-on-Self-balancing/
Make a Halloween Pumpkin Walking by Self-balancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/O9ZA/I26N1GJR/FI0O9ZAI26N1GJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/O9ZA/I26N1GJR/FI0O9ZAI26N1GJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/O9ZA/I26N1GJR/FI0O9ZAI26N1GJR.SMALL.jpg maker_studio Pumpkin is an tipical symbol of Halloween. Have you ever wanted to make a walking pumpkin.Here I will show you my work of using a Self-balancing Robot to move a shining pumpkin around. Preparing Bill of main materials:1 x Color LED strip 1 x Battery set1 x Self-balancing Robot1 x Acrylic board1 ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:49:08 PDT
Pumpkin Power! - Battery Made From Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Power-Battery-Made-From-Pumpkins/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:57:31 PDT
littleBits Projects: Halloween Hack-o-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Projects-Halloween-Hack-o-Lantern/
littleBits Projects: Halloween Hack-o-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/M5QI/I10JF5SL/F33M5QII10JF5SL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/M5QI/I10JF5SL/F33M5QII10JF5SL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/M5QI/I10JF5SL/F33M5QII10JF5SL.SMALL.jpg littleBits Visit the littleBits project page for more DIY project ideas.Hack your pumpkin into a sound-triggered jack-o-lantern! It’s the perfect way to keep trick-or-treaters on their toes. Need your pumpkin’s light to turn on and stay on? Simple, just remove the sound trigger and you’re good to go!Make th...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 11:49:19 PDT
Carved pumpkin with NeoPixel eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-pumpkin-with-NeoPixel-eyes/
Carved pumpkin with NeoPixel eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ZLWO/HNE3ZKT7/FB0ZLWOHNE3ZKT7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ZLWO/HNE3ZKT7/FB0ZLWOHNE3ZKT7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/ZLWO/HNE3ZKT7/FB0ZLWOHNE3ZKT7.SMALL.jpg techiebot I wanted to make my carved Halloween pumpkin special.  I was looking at AdaFruit's NeoPixel rings.  They look really cool for a set of steampunk goggles or an arc reactor.  Then it occurred to me that they would make great glowing eyes for a pumpkin.  The NeoPixel rings are really easy to work with,...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 18:50:38 PDT
Halloween e-textiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-e-textiles/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:32:34 PDT
How to build a smoke machine pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-smoke-machine-pumpkin/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:02:43 PDT
Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Breathing-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:26:30 PDT
3D Printable Pumpkin in Solidworks (Intermediate/Advanced level) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Pumpkin-in-Solidworks-IntermediateAdv/
3D Printable Pumpkin in Solidworks (Intermediate/Advanced level) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/2ODS/HMVJPIFU/FZ22ODSHMVJPIFU.SMALL.jpg ralphzoontjens In this Instructable I will show you how to properly model a pumpkin in Solidworks that can be 3d printed. I am a professional product designer and will share some of my modeling techniques here. In creating the pumpkin’s shape, we will stay close to the anatomy of the pumpkin but we’re not aiming ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:39:37 PDT
My approach to a 3D Jack O'Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/My-approach-to-a-3D-Jack-OLantern/
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:16:40 PDT
DIY Frankenstein Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Frankenstein-Bulb/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:27:35 PDT
DIY Creepy Halloween Orbs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Creepy-Halloween-Orbs/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:06:26 PDT
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-USB-Stick/
3D Printed Jack O' Lantern USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/WCHQ/HMVJAZ2U/FEGWCHQHMVJAZ2U.SMALL.jpg Htz Here's my idea for a really cool festive 3D printed Jack O' Lantern with an LED light source that can be plugged into any USB and, can be made at home, with any suitable USB and bulb. I used Solidworks 2012 for this project. Starting You start off by making an egg shaped sphere. Give it a colour ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:22:37 PDT
Create a 3D Minion Pumpkin From Photos Using 123DCatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-Minion-Pumpkin-From-Photos-Using-123DC/
Create a 3D Minion Pumpkin From Photos Using 123DCatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/YEYM/HMVJCOZ8/FJHYEYMHMVJCOZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/YEYM/HMVJCOZ8/FJHYEYMHMVJCOZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/YEYM/HMVJCOZ8/FJHYEYMHMVJCOZ8.SMALL.jpg mazzmn I wanted to try using the relatively new 123DCatch Web Application to create a modified 3D pumpkin for the 3D Jack O' Lantern Challenge Looks like a cool application and Edward Lewis has already given us a great Blank Jack O' Lantern to use, so let's go! First off we need to "catch" a Minion. I ha...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:11:35 PDT
3D Jack-O'-Lantern Coffee Cup in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Jack-O-Lantern-Coffee-Cup-in-Blender/
3D Jack-O'-Lantern Coffee Cup in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/X2BU/HM8D0Y4F/FF5X2BUHM8D0Y4F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/X2BU/HM8D0Y4F/FF5X2BUHM8D0Y4F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/X2BU/HM8D0Y4F/FF5X2BUHM8D0Y4F.SMALL.jpg Blueradio 3D Jack-O'-Lantern Coffee Cup in Blender This Instructable is made for the 3D Creation Systems Jack o' Lantern challenge.  This Jack o' Lantern is made in Blender 3D which is free and can be downloaded here.
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 14:17:36 PDT
3D Jack-O'-Lantern in Blender (Silver) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jack-O-Lantern-1/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:19:40 PDT
3D Jack o' Latern on the veranda (a halloween tutorial based on 3ds Max) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Jack-o-Latern-on-the-veranda-a-halloween-tutori/
3D Jack o' Latern on the veranda (a halloween tutorial based on 3ds Max) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/5HN8/HMEXSTSF/FEZ5HN8HMEXSTSF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/5HN8/HMEXSTSF/FEZ5HN8HMEXSTSF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/5HN8/HMEXSTSF/FEZ5HN8HMEXSTSF.SMALL.jpg Heiner87 this is my instructable for the Jack o' Lantern challenge. I used the 3ds max software (german version) and uploaded more photos, which show step by step  how it's made. First you create a sphere with an average amount of segments. Draw a smooth line onto the X-Y- plane to create the stem...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 14:23:02 PDT
How to make a 3D Jack O' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-3D-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 05:16:36 PDT
3D Jack-O'-Lantern in Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Jack-O-Lantern/
3D Jack-O'-Lantern in Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/82R5/HLZRWPSL/FSQ82R5HLZRWPSL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/82R5/HLZRWPSL/FSQ82R5HLZRWPSL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/82R5/HLZRWPSL/FSQ82R5HLZRWPSL.SMALL.jpg Blueradio How to make a 3D Jack-o'-Lantern. This Instructable is made for the 3D Creation Systems Jack o' Lantern challenge.  This Jack o' Lantern is made in Blender 3D which is free and can be downloaded here.   !Download the Stl File! If you want to make this 3D Jack o' Lantern follow the instructions be...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:12:54 PDT
Jack o Lantern Pumpkin Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Head-2/
Jack o Lantern Pumpkin Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/82JN/HLSH95GJ/FQ782JNHLSH95GJ.SMALL.jpg tycj Here is another scary treat for all you pumpkin heads, feel free to download....for instructions on how to design your own checkout my other pumpkin instructable on here. Makes a great screensaver for the computer, phone or digital photo-frame.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:27:58 PDT
3D-printed Jack o' Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Jack-o-Lantern/
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:17:56 PDT
Laser Design Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Design-Pumpkin/
Laser Design Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M4YJ/H994IJ41/FYSM4YJH994IJ41.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M4YJ/H994IJ41/FYSM4YJH994IJ41.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/M4YJ/H994IJ41/FYSM4YJH994IJ41.SMALL.jpg sross18 My office was having a Pumpkin carving contest and while this isn't strictly carving, just rastering, it still was novel and fun. Have your design ready I wanted to print my company's logo onto a pumpkin and so I replicated the logo in CorelDRAW. I could have easy just copied the logo from the w...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 11:43:32 PST
Pumpktris - The Tetris Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpktris-The-Tetris-Pumpkin/
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 00:52:01 PST
Arduino-Controlled Chemical Foam Spewing Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Chemical-Foam-Spewing-Pumpkin/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 11:33:57 PST
Make a steampunk pumpkin. A SteamPunkin. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-steampunk-pumpkin-A-SteamPunkin/
Make a steampunk pumpkin. A SteamPunkin. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SMALL.jpg Windsbro The pun was too good to pass up.  I was going to do a painting of something like this, but with Halloween around the corner I thought I'd take a shot at the real thing.  It was pretty easy and only took a couple hours and a few bucks.  Endless possibilities here if you want to do something a little ...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 18:05:36 PDT
PUMPKINATOR CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-pumpkin-carver/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 09:01:44 PDT
Solid Model of a Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Model-of-a-Pumpkin/
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 20:45:09 PDT
scary pumpkin with your face from scratch - photoshop cs5 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-scary-pumpkin-with-your-face/
scary pumpkin with your face from scratch - photoshop cs5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/GQWB/H7ME32FP/FFLGQWBH7ME32FP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/GQWB/H7ME32FP/FFLGQWBH7ME32FP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/GQWB/H7ME32FP/FFLGQWBH7ME32FP.SMALL.jpg ytsabary hey guys, this is my first instructable, hope you'd like it! in this tutorial i'll teach you how to make a scary pumpkin poster with your face. we'll be using photoshop, so it's better if you know your way around the software allready, but even if you don't, i tried to be as clear and as specific a...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 06:44:47 PDT
Steve Jobs Tribute Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Steve-Jobs-Tribute-Pumpkin/
Steve Jobs Tribute Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/V7U9/GUBPGBQZ/F7WV7U9GUBPGBQZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/V7U9/GUBPGBQZ/F7WV7U9GUBPGBQZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/V7U9/GUBPGBQZ/F7WV7U9GUBPGBQZ.SMALL.jpg raymondsjunkguard This pumpkin is carved using the iconic photo of Steve Jobs. Contrast was introduced to the photo digitally and then I carved it using pumpkin carving tools and a sewing needle for smaller holes. It took me about 2 hours of mapping out the image on the pumpkin and deciding what to carve out, and the...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 21:30:27 PDT
Arduino powered Haunted Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-powered-Haunted-Pumpkin/
Arduino powered Haunted Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/E481/GU8S6QNG/FOZE481GU8S6QNG.SMALL.jpg thoughtfix This is a cute little project that takes a pumpkin, motion sensor, and some parts from Radio Shack. It was fun to create and build. This project was sponsored by the Radio Shack Great Create and I was able to make the whole thing with parts available from Radio Shack. Thanks for the gift card, Rad...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:37:31 PDT
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamethrowing-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:19:52 PDT