Instructables: exploring - workshop - acrylic http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 13:54:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 No-glue Magnetic Joint or Box Lid Catch in Lasercut Sheet http://www.instructables.com/id/No-glue-Magnetic-Joint-or-Box-Lid-Catch-in-Lasercu/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:01:50 PDT
Easy 3D topographical maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3D-Topographical-Maps/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:10:21 PDT
Cubic Hologram Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubic-Hologram-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:24:02 PDT
Sketching Tool Holder From Wood & Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-Tool-Holder-From-Wood-Acrylic/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:02:14 PDT
Newspaper Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Stand/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:54:11 PDT
See Through Star Map http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Through-Star-Map/
See Through Star Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/3PVO/IRLQME1E/FQY3PVOIRLQME1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/3PVO/IRLQME1E/FQY3PVOIRLQME1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/3PVO/IRLQME1E/FQY3PVOIRLQME1E.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 Road maps help us drive to new places. They have roads, cities, rivers and countries. We know our position on a map by reading our GPS coordinates on an electronic device.Just like road maps, star maps help us navigate and locate objects in the sky. They contain stars, nebulae, galaxies, asterisms a...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:25:26 PDT
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Awl-2-Ways/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:57:19 PDT
K-Cup Wall Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/K-Cup-Wall-Dispenser/
K-Cup Wall Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/JRH0/IQLI8WI1/FHHJRH0IQLI8WI1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/JRH0/IQLI8WI1/FHHJRH0IQLI8WI1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/JRH0/IQLI8WI1/FHHJRH0IQLI8WI1.SMALL.jpg FSLASER Whether for the office, or you just really like coffee, this simple wall mounted dispenser makes it so you're never far from your favorite cup of coffee.You will need:1/8" AcrylicSuper GlueLaser Cutter Laser Cut Included are the files to cut the 8 pieces required to assemble this project. These ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:06:38 PDT
Acrylic Description Sheet With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Description-Sheet-With-LED/
Acrylic Description Sheet With LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/YL52/IQI5G12X/FWQYL52IQI5G12X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/YL52/IQI5G12X/FWQYL52IQI5G12X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/YL52/IQI5G12X/FWQYL52IQI5G12X.SMALL.jpg janth For the Makerfaire Hannover we needed a holder for the upcoming FabScan Pi Hat (for the FabScan Pi of course) therefore i decided to build one out of enlightened acrylic,... well, because we can :-)And it's rather easy (or boring, because i always do this kind), so why not. I just needed some 3mm Ac...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:59:45 PDT
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks for a Scratch Free Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Acrylic-Pen-Blanks-for-a-Scratch-Fre/
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks for a Scratch Free Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks After many years of testing out different polishing methods for Alumilite (and other acrylics), I've finally narrowed the process down to three main steps: Sanding, Polishing and Buffing. This process is both quick and easy, but the most important part is it is reliable. I hope you enjoy this little...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:49:14 PDT
Kids Outdoor Acrylic Easel http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Outdoor-Acrylic-Easel/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:05:32 PDT
Making a Metacrylate Shop Sign (Acrylic) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Metacrylate-Shop-Sign/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 02:17:56 PDT
Acrylic Bending Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Bending-Jig/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:33:50 PDT
Adhesive Tape Zoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Adhesive-Tape-Zoo/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:53:41 PDT
Laser Cut Combs http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Combs/
Laser Cut Combs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/5URG/INC09VOQ/FVK5URGINC09VOQ.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Laser cutterWoodAcrylic Sandpaper (Electric Sander Preferred) Files Included are the files for four different combs. Files are provided in .svg and .Ai. The .Ai file contains all versions of the combs separated into layers. The files "Long Comb" and "Dog Comb" come in 'blank' vers...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:47:47 PDT
Laser Cut Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Maze-1/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:26:51 PDT
Highlighting Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Highlighting-Acrylic/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 10:19:08 PDT
Standee Lamp made of Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Standee-Lamp-Made-of-Acrylic/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 13:45:52 PDT
Light-Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Chest/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:10:50 PDT
Restore your turntable dust cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-Your-Turntable-Dust-Cover/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:02:57 PDT
Mage dice tower: Lasercut and 3D Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Mage-Dice-Tower-Lasercut-and-3D-Printed/
Mage dice tower: Lasercut and 3D Printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/PIC1/IMC90A6W/FZPPIC1IMC90A6W.SMALL.jpg scottbr08 We play a lot of board games around my house, and if you have kids, then you know what it's like to be fetching dice off the floor every few turns. So a few months back, my girlfriend and I started looking into dice towers in order to keep the dice from flying across the room. I took note of differe...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:23:52 PDT
How to Restore Your Old Wood Furniture? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Your-Old-Wood-Furniture/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:53:45 PDT
Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Clock-1/
Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CF7M/ILA1ETFH/F6YCF7MILA1ETFH.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi guys, today we will learn some designing skills to make awesome wall clocks. In this project we will use InkScape to design our wall clock and will use a laser cutter machine to cut it. Note: This project was made by ( Jafar Alobaid) in FABLAB Dhahran Requirements 3mm Acrylic Sheets.(any...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 23:36:37 PST
American Patriot Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Patriot-Pen/
American Patriot Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I turned this slimline pen from stars and stripes blanks and I'll show you how I did it. Cutting and Drilling your Blanks I purchased a stars blank and a stripes blank from Packard Woodworks (though you can buy them at a lot of other woodturning stores). I also bought a chrome fancy slimline pen...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:03:14 PST
Acrylic Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Holder/
Acrylic Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/I4LC/IKWXGWR2/FMWI4LCIKWXGWR2.SMALL.jpg cndjian Stay organized with a custom acrylic holder.Using the basic parts of this file, you can customize this holder to contain objects of any size you want. With copying and pasting in the file, it is easy to extend, remix, and combine more components. Choose your Objects For this project you'll need:...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 22:24:30 PST
Deadpool Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Deadpool-Stencil/
Deadpool Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/BD63/IKJ8RGB9/FDBBD63IKJ8RGB9.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Laser cutter1/8" AcrylicSpray Paint (Red and Black) Laser cut Laser cut the two files out of acrylic. You can use any material that will withstand the paint including paper. We recommend acrylic if you plan on making a reusable stencil. Paint Use the "Red" file to spray the fir...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:42:23 PST
Youtube Rewind Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Youtube-Rewind-Button/
Youtube Rewind Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F31/AAS1/IKK0BSKN/F31AAS1IKK0BSKN.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Every year since 2012, YouTube has made a music video featuring popular songs, viral videos, trends and YouTube stars that happened that year. If you watch them, you will notice a recurring object of some sorts. As you can guess, that's the:YouTube Rewind ButtonIf you haven't watched the videos - th...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:17:05 PST
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Silhouette Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Heart-Box/
Silhouette Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:1/8" Wood1/8" AcrylicSuper Glue Laser Cut We used the FSL Hobby Laser.Raster engrave the black silhouettes, and cut the files out of corresponding wood and acrylic. You should have a wood heart, two kerf bent wood strips, and an acrylic heart. You may leave the acrylic silhouette wh...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:54:48 PST
DIY Plywood Valentines Day Gift/Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plywood-Valentines-Day-GiftDecoration/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:03:11 PST
Plywood Hexagon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hexagon-Lamp/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:20:38 PST
Anatomical Heart Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Anatomical-Heart-Vase/
Anatomical Heart Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4EHS/IJYUKJU6/FWE4EHSIJYUKJU6.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:-1/8" Acrylic-1/4" Acrylic-Glue-Silicone-Acrylic Paint Laser Cut We used a Full Spectrum Laser Hobby LaserLaser cut the 3 different shapes you'll need. Included are the files "Vase Walls" Which include the engraved raster and the two clear cutouts for the inner walls. The "Vase Sp...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:58:39 PST
Acrylic Inlay Cabinet Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Inlay-Cabinet-Door/
Acrylic Inlay Cabinet Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WIDP/IJWWN1YZ/FD0WIDPIJWWN1YZ.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada Ever inlaid acrylic inside wood? Well now you can! See how we placed an acrylic logo inside a wooden cabinet door. Place masking tape on the front We put the transfer mask on the prevent any staining or any side burning that could happen when we're laser cutting the piece out. Focusing the la...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:25:02 PST
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Rad-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Light-Bo/
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how I made this Nightmare Before Christmas LED Light Box thingie featuring Oogie Boogie.Some of the tools I used:SawzallAngle GrinderWelderX-Carve CNC MachineBelt SanderDrill PressLeather DyeNow, you don't have to have an X-Carve to cut this stuff, You can...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:10:57 PST
Edge Lighting Effects with Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lighting-Effects-With-Acrylic/
Edge Lighting Effects with Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/QSD5/IJUAC3VG/FS9QSD5IJUAC3VG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/QSD5/IJUAC3VG/FS9QSD5IJUAC3VG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/QSD5/IJUAC3VG/FS9QSD5IJUAC3VG.SMALL.jpg slightlygreen A while back I was working on a class project where we wanted to see what cool lighting effects we could get with acrylic. We were planning on making an iris door for the class, and we wanted to see what we could do with lighting that wouldn't involve having any electronics on the moving parts of t...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:46:14 PST
3D Head Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Head-Lamp/
3D Head Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Wood 1/8"Acrylic 1/8"LED Strip 4"BatterySoldering IronSwitchSolderGlue Laser cut Begin by laser cutting your pieces.We're using the FSL Hobby Laser.The "Base" file includes two parts. This will make the solid and the hollow pieces to stack. Cut along the red lines and engrave on t...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:54:09 PST
Chamfered Laser Cut Bread Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Chamfered-Laser-Cut-Bread-Knife/
Chamfered Laser Cut Bread Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4H03/IJ0EG6CC/F0M4H03IJ0EG6CC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4H03/IJ0EG6CC/F0M4H03IJ0EG6CC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4H03/IJ0EG6CC/F0M4H03IJ0EG6CC.SMALL.jpg Fremont Laser and Design In this instructable, we teach you how to make your very own serrated plastic bread knife with a laser cutter! You might ask, why bother? Well, in the process of developing some stuff here at Fremont Laser and Design, we figured out that we can - and that's reason enough for us. We think the jigging...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 07:31:06 PST
LED Glowing Floating Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Glowing-Floating-Picture-Frame/
LED Glowing Floating Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q8TY/IIQC79CI/F11Q8TYIIQC79CI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q8TY/IIQC79CI/F11Q8TYIIQC79CI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/Q8TY/IIQC79CI/F11Q8TYIIQC79CI.SMALL.jpg Chris Weatherford For this project I will explain how to make an LED glowing picture frame using 1/2 Polycarbonite glass and color changing LED strip lights. At first I was thinking I would build a back lit picture frame but I couldn't just stop there. I had to take it to the next level. Did I mention this was ab...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:38:42 PST
Build a Pennyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Pennyboard/
Build a Pennyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/J2V2/IINHCASL/FGWJ2V2IINHCASL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/J2V2/IINHCASL/FGWJ2V2IINHCASL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/J2V2/IINHCASL/FGWJ2V2IINHCASL.SMALL.jpg geetha kenny 22" x 6" Measurements The type of wood I use is compressed fibre - it gives just the right amount of flex for pumping.The front portion is normally fish-shaped to make it more aerodynamic. It also prevents the front of the board from hitting the wheels when turning.For the back portion of my boa...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 21:26:18 PST
Star Wars Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Dining-Table/
Star Wars Dining Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/N4HU/IIGEBD9U/FA3N4HUIIGEBD9U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/N4HU/IIGEBD9U/FA3N4HUIIGEBD9U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/N4HU/IIGEBD9U/FA3N4HUIIGEBD9U.SMALL.jpg -blockfuneral- This project stemmed from my sister's dire need for a dining room table, my desire to push my creative boundaries, and mine and my sister's love for Star Wars. As a college student living in an apartment, my sister had little money for furniture, and it just so happened that I needed a new project f...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:32:44 PST
Evil Dead Scary LED Lamp Build with Gearbox Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Dead-Scary-LED-Lamp-Build-With-Gearbox-Design/
Evil Dead Scary LED Lamp Build with Gearbox Designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/WXIV/IHZ8Y8Q0/FLWWXIVIHZ8Y8Q0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/WXIV/IHZ8Y8Q0/FLWWXIVIHZ8Y8Q0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/WXIV/IHZ8Y8Q0/FLWWXIVIHZ8Y8Q0.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I will show you how I made this rad LED lightbox featuring my favorite character from my favorite movie: Henrietta from Evil Dead 2. If you are on a mobile device and would like to see the video, here's an alternate link.Its a pretty straight forward build. The tools I used are...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 07:17:26 PST
DIY white board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-white-board/
DIY white board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello,In this Instructable, I will show you how to make an XL white board for less than 10€ saving yourself around 60 to 80€.Follow me, to be the first to know when i upload new projects :). Materials list - A big Painter's Canvas ~5€.- a reclaimed acrylic sheet : 0€.- some wood screws. Tools l...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:16:23 PST
Make an art with lasers and paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-art-with-lasers-and-paint/
Make an art with lasers and paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OB6W/IGV4DFTO/FZYOB6WIGV4DFTO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OB6W/IGV4DFTO/FZYOB6WIGV4DFTO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OB6W/IGV4DFTO/FZYOB6WIGV4DFTO.SMALL.jpg SherryWong Seascape Triptych, 2015 (Acrylic and pencil on laser-etched wood panels)This is a triptych made from wood panels that were etched with a laser cutter and then fleshed out using traditional painting and drawing techniques. The laser cut portion is a digital collage of hand-drawn scenes using a Wacom ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 17:47:37 PST
3D Laser Cut LED Star http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-LED-Star/
3D Laser Cut LED Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/L95T/IFWU36DH/F3TL95TIFWU36DH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/L95T/IFWU36DH/F3TL95TIFWU36DH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/L95T/IFWU36DH/F3TL95TIFWU36DH.SMALL.jpg gizmologist When I was a child, my family had a classic Christmas tree topper in the form of a 3-D star made from perforated metal with clear plastic points. Somewhere along the way, I got rid of it and now I regret it, because it was beautiful.Geometrically, it was a dodecahedron (12-sided solid) with clear pl...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 10:56:24 PDT
Halloween Window Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Window-Display/
Halloween Window Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RLZ2/IFWTTTI6/FP1RLZ2IFWTTTI6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RLZ2/IFWTTTI6/FP1RLZ2IFWTTTI6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RLZ2/IFWTTTI6/FP1RLZ2IFWTTTI6.SMALL.jpg Wacky_WoodWorks Halloween Window DisplayThis was part of Simply Wooden Creations Scroll Saw Artist Contest 2015. Me not being the best scroll sawiest I am expecting the other entries to win and some of them are pretty cool. The rules were it had to be Halloween themed, and 90%+ had to be cut out on the scroll saw. ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 22:31:09 PDT
Laser Cut Wolverine Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wolverine-Claws/
Laser Cut Wolverine Claws - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/JYYS/IF6NNDU8/FQTJYYSIF6NNDU8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/JYYS/IF6NNDU8/FQTJYYSIF6NNDU8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/JYYS/IF6NNDU8/FQTJYYSIF6NNDU8.SMALL.jpg FSLASER Create a set of harmless claws for the perfect costume accessory.Materials:1/8" AcrylicSuper GlueChrome Spray PaintTools:Laser Cutter (Full Spectrum Laser - Hobby Laser) Cut Cut your files out with a laser cutter. Engrave the blue lines and cut on the red lines.Included are the "Small" ...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:07:23 PDT
Choosing Greener Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Plastics/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:07:16 PDT
How I Painted My Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Painted-My-Rims/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:01:20 PDT
How to Make a Laser Cut Map of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laser-Cut-Map-of-San-Francisco/
How to Make a Laser Cut Map of San Francisco - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SMALL.jpg Ryan_tepper As an intern at Autodesk this summer, I am lucky enough to be stationed at Pier 9 with the Project Ignite team. I have full access to the all of the incredible machinery and resources of the Pier — in short, this place is paradise.With my girlfriend's birthday coming up, I figured I'd make her somet...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:04:08 PDT
Custom Acrylic Baseball Bat Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Acrylic-Baseball-Bat-Stand/
Custom Acrylic Baseball Bat Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/TQVY/ICRXOIKC/F5XTQVYICRXOIKC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/TQVY/ICRXOIKC/F5XTQVYICRXOIKC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/TQVY/ICRXOIKC/F5XTQVYICRXOIKC.SMALL.jpg JonBush I recently remodeled my home office and it is now quite modern in style. I am a big St. Louis Cardinals fan and have some sports memorabilia that I had previously displayed in my office and wanted to continue to do so. Problem was that all of my display cases were oak and mahogany in color and jus...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 20:59:59 PDT