Instructables: exploring - holidays http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:00:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Pie Tin Hanukkah Menorah with GE iTwinkle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-Tin-Hanukkah-Menorah-with-GE-iTwinkle-Lights/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:42 PST
Personalize Baking Pan http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalize-Baking-Pan/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:44:05 PST
CHRISTMAS COOKIE PLATE http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRISTMAS-COOKIE-PLATE/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:42:49 PST
Cat Lover Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Lover-Gifts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/MYOH/I3PJU9KH/F8OMYOHI3PJU9KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/MYOH/I3PJU9KH/F8OMYOHI3PJU9KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/MYOH/I3PJU9KH/F8OMYOHI3PJU9KH.SMALL.jpg push_reset When you need a gift idea for the cat lover in your life, or just something for yourself. =^..^= Anyone who is a self professed or deemed a crazy cat lady/lord will enjoy a cat themed gift or one that is intended for their furry little fluff ball. Remote Control Cat Harness A bit advanced, but i...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:15:40 PST
Steampunk Menorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Menorah/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:53:50 PST
Creating Custom Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Gift-Wrap/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:44:32 PST
DIY Ornaments for your Christmas Tree! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ornaments-for-your-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:37:42 PST
Giant Duck Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Duck-Ornaments/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:36:24 PST
Naughty or Nice Snowman Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Naughty-or-Nice-Snowman-Card/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:02:37 PST
Chalkboard Ornaments under $12 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Ornaments-under-12/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:30:35 PST
No-Bake Gingerbread House http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Bake-Gingerbread-House/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:33:01 PST
How to Make a Proxy Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Proxy-Gift/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:06:51 PST
Scented Mason Jar Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Scented-Mason-Jar-Candle/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 13:09:22 PST
1-minute Christmas Centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/1-minute-Christmas-Centerpiece/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 20:30:33 PST
Environmentally Friendly Soap Shipping Box! http://www.instructables.com/id/Environmentally-Friendly-Soap-Shipping-Box/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:03:55 PST
DIY Designer Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Designer-Cards/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:18:17 PST
Kusudama Origami Christmas Onaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Kusudama-Origami-Christmas-Onaments/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 06:21:05 PST
Large Peace Sign w/Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Peace-Sign-wLights/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:44:40 PST
DIY Polymer Clay Snow Globes! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Polymer-Clay-Snow-Globes/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:37:41 PST
Gift Wrapping Candy Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Wrapping-Candy-Bar/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:41:11 PST
Light-up Thanksgiving Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Thanksgiving-Card/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:40:33 PST
Reclaimed Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:59:19 PST
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
Lasercut Jeep Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Jeep-Ornament/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:51:12 PST
DIY Advent Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Advent-Calendar/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:50:49 PST
Make A Multi-Coloured Rock Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Multi-Coloured-Rock-Lamp/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:57:20 PST
Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Dessert-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx No Thanksgiving feast would be complete without something sweet to eat after you've had the turkey and other savory fixins.Here are some delicious recipes to check out as you're planning your t-day menu. Whether you want to go traditional, with pumpkin and pecan pies, or more unusual, like cranberry...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:18:14 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
DIY Simple Rustic Christmas Star Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Rustic-Christmas-Star-Decoration/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 03:54:59 PST
Stars and Stripes http://www.instructables.com/id/Stars-and-Stripes/
Stars and Stripes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/TLJG/I2BYMWZ6/F2JTLJGI2BYMWZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/TLJG/I2BYMWZ6/F2JTLJGI2BYMWZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/TLJG/I2BYMWZ6/F2JTLJGI2BYMWZ6.SMALL.jpg nicholas.eliades.5 My ornament, "Stars and Stripes," may appear abstract at a first look, but it's actually a reinterpretation of our good ol' stars and stripes, composed of the things we see around the holidays. The flag's red stripes are made up of a single red ribbon, which spirals from bottom to top in the shape ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:11:31 PST
American Forest Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Forest-Ornament/
American Forest Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EWKL/I2BRBYOG/FGNEWKLI2BRBYOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EWKL/I2BRBYOG/FGNEWKLI2BRBYOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EWKL/I2BRBYOG/FGNEWKLI2BRBYOG.SMALL.jpg nathan.hollrith This instructable will show you how to 3D print and assemble your very own American Forest Ornament for your Christmas tree! Print the bottom layer of the ornament Download the ornament bottom layer stl file. Scale the file up from millimeters to inches and print it with supports. Remove supports...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:51:37 PST
Holiday 3D printed ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-3D-printed-ornament/
Holiday 3D printed ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JT4Y/I2BRBD4C/F0HJT4YI2BRBD4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JT4Y/I2BRBD4C/F0HJT4YI2BRBD4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JT4Y/I2BRBD4C/F0HJT4YI2BRBD4C.SMALL.jpg Carys Garvey This ornament was made using sketchUp and netfabb. SketchUp is a graphics program used for architecture, engineering, and prototyping. The sketchUp file is then exported to netfabb, a 3D printing program. I am a student at DATA middle school and this is my first time using any 3D print...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:57:23 PST
3D Printed Carousel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Carousel/
3D Printed Carousel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/E26M/I2BRA40W/F8HE26MI2BRA40W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/E26M/I2BRA40W/F8HE26MI2BRA40W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/E26M/I2BRA40W/F8HE26MI2BRA40W.SMALL.jpg JennaAnn38 This is a 3D CAD model of a ornament that can be 3D printed. Create the Horse for Carousel Using a 3D modeling software, create a model of the type of characters you want in your carousel. I made a horse but you can use a different type of animal. Make the inner base of your Carousel Create...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:43:51 PST
Golden Smaug Fiber Optic Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Smaug-Fiber-Optic-Ornament/
Golden Smaug Fiber Optic Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B9PB/I2BYKKLF/F2UB9PBI2BYKKLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B9PB/I2BYKKLF/F2UB9PBI2BYKKLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/B9PB/I2BYKKLF/F2UB9PBI2BYKKLF.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong https://24.media.tumblr.com/94b4036303e18d64b460c2...Molten gold-covered Smaug may be the most gorgeous piece of CG animation I've seen in years. I was playing around with some origami ornament ideas and realized I had some fiber optic filament lying around when inspiration struck. The following s...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:15:01 PST
3D Printed Kissing Political Figurines http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Kissing-Political-Figurines/
3D Printed Kissing Political Figurines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/H55E/I2BR9OQX/F4EH55EI2BR9OQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/H55E/I2BR9OQX/F4EH55EI2BR9OQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/H55E/I2BR9OQX/F4EH55EI2BR9OQX.SMALL.jpg JayM5 These are 3D printed ornaments. They have a small indentation for for a 3mm cube magnet. I designed these ornaments in Photoshop then auto-traced the raster images using CorelDraw. I then imported the resultant DXF into sketchup, made some modifications, then exported to STL for printing on my Airwo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:45:43 PST
MakerFlake http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerFlake/
MakerFlake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/TLVA/I2BR8LE1/FMWTLVAI2BR8LE1.SMALL.jpg biobuilder This is the MakerFlake, a snowflake made out of the Tools of Creativity. The MakerFlake resides within a standard Christmas globe, as proof of the incredible assembly method of 3D printers. Each tool was selected in an attempt to reflect the many branches of making, from the Arts to Physical Objec...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:09:46 PST
O' America the Beautiful Flag http://www.instructables.com/id/O-America-the-Beautiful-Flag/
O' America the Beautiful Flag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/J5YH/I2BR6WS0/FIEJ5YHI2BR6WS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/J5YH/I2BR6WS0/FIEJ5YHI2BR6WS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/J5YH/I2BR6WS0/FIEJ5YHI2BR6WS0.SMALL.jpg alisadowney Two fourth graders at Oak Grove Elementary in Roanoke County, Virginia designed and created their 3D ornament for this project. It was created in our school's Makerspace, a pilot program through our district's Special Education Department. Its goal is to challenge all students to develop key skil...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:05:11 PST
Joy Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Joy-Ornament/
Joy Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/KBT4/I2AR02XA/F9XKBT4I2AR02XA.SMALL.jpg parametrix Handwritten text, transformed into three dimensions, is coupled with an intricate, algorithm-driven holiday pattern to create this simple, elegant "Joy" holiday ornament.Designed and printed by Parametrix.
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 22:17:42 PST
NM Chili http://www.instructables.com/id/NM-Chili/
NM Chili - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L3OU/I2AQVZMJ/F8UL3OUI2AQVZMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L3OU/I2AQVZMJ/F8UL3OUI2AQVZMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/L3OU/I2AQVZMJ/F8UL3OUI2AQVZMJ.SMALL.jpg Xibalbawax Add some spice to your holidays, put a pepper on your tree. NM Chili Print both stl files, green or red there is no wrong choice with this pepper. Scale to fit your needs. If printed in ABS you can bathe each part in acetone to get a nice shiny finish. Once both part are printed glue them togethe...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 14:49:08 PST
Happy Holidays Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-Holidays-Ornament/
Happy Holidays Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/7050/I2AQW7I0/FXR7050I2AQW7I0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/7050/I2AQW7I0/FXR7050I2AQW7I0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/7050/I2AQW7I0/FXR7050I2AQW7I0.SMALL.jpg jmrockosky Hello, my name is Jonathan Mrockosky and this is my ornament design. There are a number of things that remind me of the winter holidays that I just couldn't pass up including in my ornament design. Thinking about the upcoming holidays makes me think of snow hence the large center piece of my design....
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 14:30:28 PST
Christmas Pickle Ornament - Wounded Warrior Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-Pickle/
Christmas Pickle Ornament - Wounded Warrior Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NSBE/I2I46495/FZWNSBEI2I46495.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NSBE/I2I46495/FZWNSBEI2I46495.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NSBE/I2I46495/FZWNSBEI2I46495.SMALL.jpg Sweet Gherkin This ornament was created using the shared Formlabs Form 1+ 3D printer at TechShop. If we are fortunate enough to win the Formlabs Contest, we will use our printer to launch a new small business to create and sell personalized Christmas Pickle ornaments, with proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Pr...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:01:59 PST
3D Printed Shining Bells http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Shining-Bells/
3D Printed Shining Bells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JEP7/I2ABOJ2G/FH5JEP7I2ABOJ2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JEP7/I2ABOJ2G/FH5JEP7I2ABOJ2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/JEP7/I2ABOJ2G/FH5JEP7I2ABOJ2G.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade The holidays are fast approaching and you need to get ready with your decoration, for in and around the house and for the tree.Here is an instructable that you can follow to make Shining 3D Bells ..3D print the Bell parts attached in step 3 in different colored filaments and fit them together with s...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 22:13:23 PST
NYS Contour Map Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/NYS-Contour-Map-Ornament/
NYS Contour Map Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/CLWE/I28W9XYS/F0LCLWEI28W9XYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/CLWE/I28W9XYS/F0LCLWEI28W9XYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/CLWE/I28W9XYS/F0LCLWEI28W9XYS.SMALL.jpg npanth This is a contour map of New York State that I made into a tree ornament.The map was originally larger. Some of the contour lines get a bit thin at this size. I put a 2mm sheet in the middle of the ornament to stiffen it. This creates some overhangs that can be difficult for some printers. The bo...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 12:38:17 PST
Custom Haloween Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Haloween-Lighting/
Custom Haloween Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ESJY/I28OCRBP/FZVESJYI28OCRBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ESJY/I28OCRBP/FZVESJYI28OCRBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ESJY/I28OCRBP/FZVESJYI28OCRBP.SMALL.jpg live4ktm Make your own party lights in one afternoon ! This project is for someone with skills using a drill and sharp cutting tools. This is not a project for beginners. Custom Halloween Lighting. I used old Christmas lights and lots of clear plastic items from the 99 cents store. Here, I was setting up...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 02:13:12 PST
Winter Snowflakes: Holiday Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornament-5/
Winter Snowflakes: Holiday Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/DKDN/I26N5LAT/F60DKDNI26N5LAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/DKDN/I26N5LAT/F60DKDNI26N5LAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/DKDN/I26N5LAT/F60DKDNI26N5LAT.SMALL.jpg gilrdesign 1 of 5 winning entries selected from the Instructables.com Ornament Design Challenge. The printed ornament is currently on display in the White House, will be featured in the Smithsonian’s state-of-the-art 3D data platform, and will join the small collection of White House ornaments in the Political...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 15:14:41 PST
Holiday Ornament 01d http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornament-01d/
Holiday Ornament 01d - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/3GEI/I27GWJVK/FVS3GEII27GWJVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/3GEI/I27GWJVK/FVS3GEII27GWJVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/3GEI/I27GWJVK/FVS3GEII27GWJVK.SMALL.jpg bitart A contemporary reinterpretation of a traditional ornament using the design concepts from Arts & Crafts, Prairie School Stained Glass and the sweeping elements of Art Deco. The frame captures only a small portion of a much larger design. The ornament design can be presented traditionally, on Christma...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 13:46:33 PST
Ornatwist http://www.instructables.com/id/Obama-Family-Ornament/
Ornatwist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/TOTK/I236TVCX/FYBTOTKI236TVCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/TOTK/I236TVCX/FYBTOTKI236TVCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/TOTK/I236TVCX/FYBTOTKI236TVCX.SMALL.jpg brianstansbury This ornament was created in Rhino 5
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 13:39:15 PST
Happy Holiday 3D printing ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Happy-Holiday-3D-printing-ornament/
Happy Holiday 3D printing ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1XVM/I21RKY9J/FAR1XVMI21RKY9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1XVM/I21RKY9J/FAR1XVMI21RKY9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1XVM/I21RKY9J/FAR1XVMI21RKY9J.SMALL.jpg Marzuk2 Hello guys. The holiday is near. So I will show you how you can decorate your house by using 3D printed ornaments. Lets begin......... Designing the Tag You can easily design the tag with the help of a software named Tinkercad. It will take you just a minute to sign up on this website. After tha...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 01:27:27 PST
Toy Soldiers http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Soldiers/
Toy Soldiers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/DY98/I20HJ65P/FO1DY98I20HJ65P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/DY98/I20HJ65P/FO1DY98I20HJ65P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/DY98/I20HJ65P/FO1DY98I20HJ65P.SMALL.jpg tfichtner1 Created the toy soldiers from the movie sequel "Toy Story". To get the "flashy" appearance, a friend and I duct taped all of our clothing and props that we used. After spray painting the duct tape, it gave the appearance of a plastic outfit appearance.
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:53:15 PST