Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:22:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Emmet lego figure costume from LEGO MOVIE http://www.instructables.com/id/Emmet-lego-figure-costume-from-LEGO-MOVIE/
Emmet lego figure costume from LEGO MOVIE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/52Z0/I1TPX175/FN952Z0I1TPX175.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/52Z0/I1TPX175/FN952Z0I1TPX175.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/52Z0/I1TPX175/FN952Z0I1TPX175.SMALL.jpg Blaze03 My son wanted to be Emmet from LEGO MOVIE for Halloween so I looked all over for the costume @ every retailer imaginable, after I had run out of options I decided that I would try to make his costume at home. The head and hair are just a sheet of dense foam. I cut out many of the needed diameter and...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:23:18 PDT
Sugru Self-Locking Wingnuts and Wingbolts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Self-Locking-Wingnuts-and-Wingbolts/
Sugru Self-Locking Wingnuts and Wingbolts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SMALL.jpg pensativo This Instructable will help you turn ordinary nuts and bolts into super useful self-locking wingnuts and wingbolts.I use these at the joints of my custom table-top camera arm. Normal wingnuts can be used by hand, but don't lock well when they are 1/4" or bigger and lock-nuts with nylon inserts are ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:59:58 PDT
Garage Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Storage/
Garage Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SMALL.jpg carsoncatch2 I finally got tired of paying for a storage unit and having a disorganized garage so I decided it was time to build some shelving. I had considered buying some of the heavy duty shelves from Costco, $150ish; But I didn't think that one rack would be enough and I didn't feel like spending nearly $300...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:03:03 PDT
Handmade Tobacco Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tobacco-Pipe/
Handmade Tobacco Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SMALL.jpg jcarr92 This instructable is a guide to creating you're own tobacco pipe. Remember there are many designs and ways of doing so therefore I would recommend to use whatever tools you're comfortable with. This pipe is to be used for tobacco only. Tools Again there are many tools you can use so use what's e...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:12:14 PDT
Digital Fabrication By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-By-Hand/
Digital Fabrication By Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/KNEL/I1TQR16K/F3CKNELI1TQR16K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/KNEL/I1TQR16K/F3CKNELI1TQR16K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/KNEL/I1TQR16K/F3CKNELI1TQR16K.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON A few of us (some college students, people who live near a coop shop like Techshop, Instructables employees...) have access to CNC machines. Laser cutters, CNC routers, water-jet cutters, and other CNC tools let us design complex geometry and produce the parts quickly and precisely.For the other 99%...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:25:39 PDT
Broken Tile Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Tile-Table/
Broken Tile Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/IX4N/I07YN01Y/FHRIX4NI07YN01Y.SMALL.jpg rassred This project started due to a mistake on my part. I bought an old wooden table to refinish. When started to sand the top layer I realized it was compressed wood and could not be refinished like natural wood, so I had to figure an alternate solution. Whats Needed Depending on the type of table a...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:24:07 PDT
Inventor HSM to DMS: 3+2 Axis Workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-32-Axis-Workflow/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:20:11 PDT
To Build A Shuttlecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Build-A-Shuttlecraft/
To Build A Shuttlecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SMALL.jpg ArborPress In this tutorial, we will take a look at the process I used for turning a car into a Star Trek shuttlecraft. Choose A Chassis Ideally, this chassis should be large enough to carry the required cargo and passengers, and have a duranium hull. If a suitable duranium hull cannot be found, the steel ...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:38:38 PDT
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 I was inspired to create this Instructable from this project. Mini Tool KitI have an addiction to buying multi-tools every time I'm at the store, but they always ended up scattered in the house buried in drawers. I got one of the novelty bucket organizers as a gift. They were for putting on a coffee...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT
How to use Pepakura Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pepakura-Viewer/
How to use Pepakura Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SMALL.jpg krsiak This tutorial describes Pepakura Viewer. In case you are looking for Pepakura designer tutorial, head over here: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pepakura-Designer/ Updated: 2013/01/11 ... 5 hours of work so far :) Video on Youtube (HD 720p) In case you prefer video to rea...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:34:24 PST
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Based-12-Volt-Expeditionary-Rotary-Hole-Maker/
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, you spend a good portion of your time living out of your truck, DOWN BY THE RIVER! Well then, I don't need to tell you how many times I wish I had a drill for one reason or another. Sure, you could get a cordless drill, battery charger, and converter. But that's stupid! W...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:13:23 PDT
Sewing and tooling a packable leather toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-and-tooling-a-packable-leather-toolbox/
Sewing and tooling a packable leather toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SMALL.jpg shark_ef I used to travel with my work tools in a shoebox, but after one particularly wet season I decided I needed something a little more sturdy and more personalized though soft enough to still be packed into a checked bag without becoming damaged. I decided on leather not only because I was familiar wit...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:26:16 PDT
Introduction to Leatherworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Leatherworking/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:56:17 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Workbench-Area-Retrofit/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
Spray Paint Rack Improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Rack-Improvements/
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-GLOVEBOX-AKA-Busy-Kids-Station/
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez I Remember those childhood days when we keep our founded treasures in granpa´s cigar box or even in the Wooden Glovebox. Well I like to keep that good old tradition with my kids. In my Son´s eleventh birthday I decided to give him an old style Gift, so I made a Wooden Glovebox with a series of gadge...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:40:36 PDT
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Wrap-Up-Cocoon-with-Environmental-Monitori/
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Some might say I am slightly obsessive about beehive insulation for the winter, but I am only guided by other beekeeper's experiences in my neighbourhood. Two years ago people were losing 2/3 of their bees due to the cold and they're still not insulating their hives. Now, I have come up with a third...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:21:08 PDT
DIY Concrete Game Table under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Game-Table-under-100/
DIY Concrete Game Table under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SMALL.jpg to'bryant So, my wife and I love the game Settlers of Catan. We have all of the expansions and just love it. We have introduced to game to both friends and family, and when we host a game night our dinning room is filled. The evening goes something like this: setup table for eating, eat, hurry to clean up foo...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:08:49 PDT
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpit-With-Integrated-Bench-Seats/
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SMALL.jpg doncra My biggest project to date - the ultimate sandpit - it has built in seats that fold to cover the sand when not in use and prevents it from becoming what would otherwise be the litter tray for every neighbourhood cat.This is a time consuming build but well worth it - there's lots of timber to buy, cu...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:28:23 PDT
Garage Entry Accident Avoidance Guides http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Entry-Accident-Avoidance-Guides/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:32:09 PDT
Make nozzles for precise glue applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-nozzles-for-precise-glue-applications/
Make nozzles for precise glue applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SMALL.jpg Semsemee How many times have you tried to use glue in a very precise application without making a mess and end up with your fingers glued together or to the stuff you are working on.This is a very short yet helpful instructable to show you how to make your own superglue nozzles to help you in your precise gl...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:36:14 PDT
Clean Your Hazy Headlights With Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Hazy-Headlights-With-Toothpaste/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:29:07 PDT
Hose nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hose-nozzle/
Hose nozzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YVPN/I1NUMQY0/FE8YVPNI1NUMQY0.SMALL.jpg motoring This is a simple lathe project that involves the basic of turning and thread cutting. Select materials I used 25mm alloy hexCould use 16-25mm hex. Brass would also be fine Face cutting and center drilling Holding the hex in the lathe center drill and face cut Drill the hole out to 12mm an...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:25:44 PDT
Making a Ring with a Hammered Finish in less than an hour (from scratch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Ring-with-a-Hammered-Finish-in-less-than-/
Making a Ring with a Hammered Finish in less than an hour (from scratch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/VQYX/I1NUEQPH/F5IVQYXI1NUEQPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/VQYX/I1NUEQPH/F5IVQYXI1NUEQPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/VQYX/I1NUEQPH/F5IVQYXI1NUEQPH.SMALL.jpg Mercurius Maker A simple band with a hammered texture is kind of a bread and butter piece for a lot of jewelers. It can be a great exercise to get familiar with a material and the many steps of finishing a ring. Once one gets used to the process, it can also be a fast way to pump out a nice piece of jewelry. T...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:40:33 PDT
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sliding-Vehicle-Lock-Box/
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SMALL.jpg matta26 Do you ever find yourself needing to leave valuables in your vehicle and not trust your glove box? I face this issue on an almost daily basis. Whether it be a trip to the golf course and wanting to leave my wedding ring and watch locked safely in my vehicle or the semi infrequent trips to the gym. ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:35 PDT
Recycled head mounts for Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-head-mounts-for-Dodocase-VR/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:15:09 PDT
Upcycled glowing Toilet plunger Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-glowing-Toilet-plunger-Lamp/
Upcycled glowing Toilet plunger Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IAI7/FOVWMYEP/FFCIAI7FOVWMYEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IAI7/FOVWMYEP/FFCIAI7FOVWMYEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/IAI7/FOVWMYEP/FFCIAI7FOVWMYEP.SMALL.jpg cityup Turn this cool looking toilet plunger into a modern looking lamp. Whats needed! You will need a toilet plunger, this one also twists open. Lamp cord, lamp socket, and a zip tie (not in the picture) and a dremel with a small drill bit attached. A 9 watt CFL light bulb. Drill hole in plunger. Dr...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2008 12:08:24 PST
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
Diesel Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Fish/
Diesel Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Diesel Fish are gear ties for your truck. Anywhere you would use a knot, you can use Diesel Fish. It's designed for rope 1/2" diameter or smaller and also works with flat webbing. It's so simple you can even tie it wearing boxing gloves! Two years ago I posted Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. Since then...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:30 PDT
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/ro-bo-di-na-tor-robot-style-Dodocase-google-cardbo/
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR Last tuesday I had the privilege to play with the dodocase (sort of google cardboard) at Fablab Breda (NL).While we where playing en searching for apps, I found the app "Glitcher VR". The app adds a layer on what the camera sees; for example Color Inverse. One of the 'filters' it has is a filter whe...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:23:25 PDT
Asset Recovery II: Plasma TV Harvest http://www.instructables.com/id/Asset-Recovery-II-Plasma-TV-Harvest/
Asset Recovery II: Plasma TV Harvest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank When driving around my neighborhood I'm always on the lookout for roadside swag, be it building material, furniture, or electronics as well as anything else of possible interest. I recently acquired two dead plasma TVs and brought them home since I have a project in mind and I knew that what was ins...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:34:11 PDT
Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Guide-to-Flux-Cored-Arc-MIG-Welding/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:46 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT
Easy In-Wall Theater Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-In-Wall-Theater-Rack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:41:50 PDT
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Band-Flyer-Lamp/
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SMALL.jpg Koji Crill Let's kick this thing off with a couple preliminary questions. Do you have eyes? Do you like awesome things?If you've answered yes to more than none of these questions than I've got the perfect project for you!I'm going to show you how to make a remote controlled lamp out of transparent flyers fr...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-ANY-Knife-Razor-Sharp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Make-an-Awesomefill-in-the-blank-A-lamp-in-th/
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab When I started my residency at Pier 9 just over a month ago, I wanted to quickly test out some of the machines I had recently received training on. One of those was the Metabeam Laser – a 400 watt laser with a 4’x4’ bed –a great prototyping machine! I didn’t want to spend a lot of time on these tes...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:25:34 PDT
How to fix a Squeaky Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Squeaky-Dryer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:23:03 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
Cool Off Using A Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Off-Using-A-Microwave-Oven/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:32:13 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Handmade Decorative Diya (Oil Lamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Decorative-Diya-Oil-Lamps/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:01:42 PDT
Functional Leather Respirator http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Leather-Respirator/
Functional Leather Respirator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SMALL.jpg Noodleworks Being a creative, hands-on person, you've probably worn a disposable dust mask many times during your projects. You've also undoubtedly noticed their limitations: They're uncomfortable, they get clogged fast, they become filthy as soon as you touch them, and they have the resiliency of a paper towel...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:10:40 PDT
How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Pallet Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Flower-Bed-Trough/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:23:05 PDT
Paints organizer for figurines painters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paints-organizer-for-figurines-painters/
Paints organizer for figurines painters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SMALL.jpg targol If you are a figurines painter and need to organize your painting workshop without spending to much money, this instructable should help (I hope).I made these "paint shelves" more than five years ago and they're still functional today.Main idea consist in "stairs" for the paint pots in the middle an...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:57:41 PDT
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Minecraft-Figures-for-Haloween-or-whenever/
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SMALL.jpg Niedner Modelled after the games mobs they are 1 inch to one pixel in a simple resolution. So the creeper stands 24" tall and the Zombie 32" tall. Perfect for children to enjoy on Halloween or any time really.Very basic instructions follow. There are details in the video, more in the pictured details. Th...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT