Instructables: exploring - offbeat Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:34:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Bottle Vault
Bottle Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Previously I created a Cryptex style vault from paper. These are great but have limited applications. I wanted to secure something more substantial. This lock turned out vastly different from the initial concept that I was working on. All materials and tools should be readily available without speci...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:08:52 PST
Throws darts using rubber bands
Throws darts using rubber bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adeladuino In this instructables learn to make darts in a simple way and very cheap, maybe now you've got everything you need to do. Actually is a gift from my brother in law for my kids, they love this kind of stuff.Note: This fun throws darts requires your caution, if you do not take preventive measures, can...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:31:53 PST
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!)
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This is something I've wanted to make ever since I saw Jurassic Park way back in 1993. I mean, who doesn't need a clever place to hide their ill-gotten dinosaur DNA? I know I do, that's for sure.So I finally got around to making my own shaving can safe. And here it is!On the basic level this isn't r...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:16 PST
Potted Plant Secret Compartment
Potted Plant Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I've got a weird obsession with secret compartments. I love trying to think of new ways to hide things in plain site and re-purposing random objects. This instructable was born from a trip to IKEA to pick up a desk lamp. One of the clocks they had for sale opened up to reveal shelving behind it. Of ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:31:26 PST
Foolproof Matchstick Rocket!
Foolproof Matchstick Rocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 When I saw my first matchstick rocket on Instructables I had a million ideas on how to make it better.Most of those have already been compiled it other 'ibles but the thing that stumped me most was that these weapons could not be mass produced!I (using lego) have found out a way you can get a produc...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:20:39 PST
CalvinTag - More DIY How To Projects]]> keokg2 This game was inspired by Calvinball, from the comic "Calvin and Hobbes".And yes, we're crawling around in the mud on our hands and knees. It was the first rule called.CalvinTag Equipment: A bunch of people and any equipment you think will work.Setup: There is one simple rule. (1) A rul...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:15:57 PST
Mini Fire Extinguisher
Mini Fire Extinguisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> hacker-cycle This is a beginner project where you can make a Mini fire extinguisher.All you will need is a small tin with a lid, a metal hole punch, a small plastic bag, baking soda, vinegar, masking tape and scissors! Creating the baking soda pouch To make the pouch: Take the small plastic bag and cut a squa...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:27:55 PST
Hot Wire Ice Cutter
Hot Wire Ice Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos Have you ever wanted to sculpt something out of ice? Well here is an easy way to do it that doesn't require a chainsaw. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a "hot wire ice cutter." The design for this project is very similar to other types of hot wire cutters. Electricity is sent thr...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:18:12 PST
Trihexaflexagons and Hexahexaflexagons
Trihexaflexagons and Hexahexaflexagons - More DIY How To Projects]]> blinkyblinky After over a year of inactivity on Instructables, I am happy to say I will be making more in the future. Today's topic will be regarding a very intriguing paper novelty, the hexaflexagon. A standard flexagon is a folded piece of paper in which the shape can be contorted by folding and flexing the sh...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:24:10 PST
Origami Paper People
Origami Paper People - More DIY How To Projects]]> singerboy41 This is my first Instructable, and it is for the papercraft contest. These are two origami people of my own creation. You can even draw on it whatever you want. Folding the Smaller Person This one is a lot simpler and easier. This is actually Origami Yoda flipped upside down1. Start with a squar...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:31:10 PST
For Fun TroyRedStone Luminous Mushroom Night Light reclaimed wood headphone holder Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine RockChair Alternative Tabletop Christmas Tree Carpenter themed fathers day coat rack Beautility: An eco, easy and elegant beer bottle shelf. Organic Birdhouse Homem...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:52:39 PST
DIY Cthulhu xxlauraxx Feeling crafty and fond of Cthulhu? Here is some DIY Cthulhu inspiration."If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotes...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:16:59 PST
Coconut Mouse Trap
Coconut Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart Did you ever try to catch a mouse with a coconut? Let me guess. 'NO', probably - set aside why the hell someone would even think about doing such a thing.Well, actually, I do. And let me tell you, there are even many ways to catch mice with a coconut!There's the brutal method, for example - which al...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:44:04 PST
Squat rack for a pull up bar
Squat rack for a pull up bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> Daggs I have a crossfit gym in my garage. I had no way of doing back squats though, other than cleaning the weight and then jerking it over my head until it rested on my shoulders. I decided to build a squat rack 'hook' that fit over my pull up bar. The concept is placing a U-channel to fit over the pu...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 06:51:16 PST
Tattoo Stuff deeandrews I love anything tattoo related - I'm not recommending you try anything in this collection, but I can't help but be fascinated by them all the same :-) 3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE Slightly insane but I love it anyway. Laser Tattoo This is insane, and not to be tried at home... DIY Tattoos (St...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:03:51 PST
Useless Machine - Complete Plans and Hardware Sources
Useless Machine - Complete Plans and Hardware Sources - More DIY How To Projects]]> OrangeKat Waste hours having fun and accomplishing nothing with this mesmerizing and addictive toy! The Useless Machine quickly becomes the center of attention at any gathering.This little gem is sure to garner a laugh, a quizzical look and more. You turn it on, it turns itself off. That's it. What does it...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:54:13 PST
Instructables Robot Simulator For Less Than $5
Instructables Robot Simulator For Less Than $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 Well hello to all the people that are reading this!If you read the full instructable, you will learn how to make your very own robot simulator :)This is a cheap way to make a robot simulator and it can easily be converted into a dodocase.All you will need is some cardboard boxes, the one in the phot...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:37:33 PST
How to Make a Disposable Origami Cup
How to Make a Disposable Origami Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> owlrider This cup will be usable once, and then water will go all over the floor. Gather Your Materials You will need paper and scissors for this project. Fold Your Paper so it Makes 1/2 of a Square Fold your paper like above. Cut Off the Extra Paper Look at the picture above. Fold it Into a Trian...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:21:03 PST
Dancing Baby Groot
Dancing Baby Groot - More DIY How To Projects]]> kmmonk Here is what my finished dancing baby Groot looks like! Now lets take a look at how we got here. Also worth noting, Groot was hand knit by Lauren Mocilac, she does fabulous work and she also takes requests! The Original This was the original toy I got. I couldn't find the original "movin' and gro...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:58:00 PST
Emergency Whiskey Kit
Emergency Whiskey Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark TwainWell said Mr Twain. It’s the times that you don’t have any whiskey that you want it the most though! This emergency whisky kit will ensure that there’s always a little whiskey on hand. Included in the kit is ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:20:39 PST
Hackey sack from a tshirt!
Hackey sack from a tshirt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> aliasaint I decided to make a four-panel hackey sack from an old tshirt as a gift. took me about an hour. you'll need scrap fabric, a needle, scissors, pins, thread, and filler. draw up a pattern I used a ruler and marked out 2 3/4". then I marked half of that at 1.5". from this halfway point, I made an e...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:51:52 PST
MAGLITE NUNCHAKU NUNCHUKS - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD A bunch of my Instructables are starting with here we goDO NOT MAKE THIS!Nunchaku, Nunchuks, Danger Sticks, whatever you call them, are dangerous! In some countries they are illegal to own, use, or even think about.Nunchaku made out of MagLites.....Forget about it.So Why did I make ...

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:34:44 PST
Art SparkySolar Making Good Modern Art Post-It Note Cover Handmade paper - easier way How to Make Paper How to make shell candles How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way 52 Things I Love About You Card~ Art Transform A Sweatshirt Into An Appliquéd Cardigan Marble Cloud Platte...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:55:17 PST
Sci-fi Propane Pop Gun
Sci-fi Propane Pop Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> NightHawkInLight Right from the start let me thank fellow Instructables author Eric Rocher for inspiring this project through his own article that can be seen here.I would not have guessed that this project would work until I saw it myself. It can be really tricky to get just the right amount of fuel into a small vo...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:37 PST
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tymkrs I've never made an infinity mirror before, much less owned one, and thought it was much more complex than it actually was. So during the Deconstruction 2014 (a global hackathon-ish sort of thing), one of our projects became this altoids infinity mirror!What you need: Altoids Tin Mirror that can fit...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:43 PST
7 things to keep you busy all week! JM1999 Solve Sudoku (Without even thinking!) A Collection of Easy Office Pranks Paper Wallet How to make an Iron Man Arc Reactor Mouse Mouse! Build A Net Gun IRONMAN 2 suit (mark 4 & 6)
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:43:38 PST
Coolest RC stuff JM1999 Coreflute R/C Biplane RC Nerf Tank Solar RC car The Complete Guide to RC Electronics RC truck robot conversion Custom RC Pipe RC Quadrotor Helicopter Turn an RC plane into an RC boat
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:29:30 PST
How to draw a manga girl
How to draw a manga girl - More DIY How To Projects]]> twilightfox Here is how to make an easy manga girl! Step 1: Eyes and part of the face Drawing one eye is pretty easy but the problem is, the other eye is hard to get the same. If you want to, you can draw one eye then just draw the other one as a line, then erase that if you draw bangs over that eye.The hai...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:58:29 PDT
How to draw Pinkie Pie
How to draw Pinkie Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> twilightfox An easy way to draw any kind of pony, too. Step 1: Circles, circles, circles. Start by drawing three circles like so, then sketch out the neck, ears, and legs Step 2: Mane and tail Pinkie's tail is hard, so it might take a few tries, but if you get it right, it looks really good!The mane is ha...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:20:30 PDT
Make claws by papers
Make claws by papers - More DIY How To Projects]]> nguyenvu.hoanghiep.5 Use paper 15*20cm Rated like the pic Do like that in order side Rated near angle Fold it Fold around the canter paper Done put excess paper on the hole Tade,you have claws like bear ỏr dracula
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:51:38 PDT
Homemade Slingshot
Homemade Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Master Wasi This slingshot is very easy to make .No Duck tape, no glue. This is very powerful. Don't shoot anyone with this.It is extremely powerful. This is my first instructable,so rate it. Step 1 : Materials 1: 2 spiky things (pictured)2: curtain rod holding thing (pictured) 3: 2 hands (pictured)4:...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:18:36 PDT
Hipster bingo
Hipster bingo - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus First of all, the term 'hipster' doesn't apply to you. You, of course, are an independent-minded rugged individualist whose personal sense of style and taste is obviously superior to that of the poseurs who have coopted your fashion over the past several years. You are authentic and are not subject ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51:18 PDT
7 Of The Awesomest Authors. JM1999 The top 7 awesome authors around the site. 2 LEGO Journals - Coptic Bookbinding Who would think of using Lego as a book cover!?! How personalized! Vanellope Von Schweetz Hair Candy Now all we need is wreck it Ralph and Fix it Felix. Giant C Clamp Headphones So cool, I wish I had some! Uni...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 22:05:40 PDT
Add LED to your costume
Add LED to your costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> wikkedspindl Very simple LED setup for your costume! Get some junk! I did a "Walk for the Cure" for breast cancer awareness. My mom was winning the fight, so I wanted people to enjoy in the humor and love of life she kept through it all. The costume was just thrown together, but, it wasn't enough. So I added ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 17:50:34 PDT
How to make a Potato Launcher
How to make a Potato Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> group13engl314 By the end of this Instructable you will be able to successfully create your own potato launcher. Potato launchers are a fun project to create and can be finished in a couple of hours. Required Materials In order to make a potato launcher you will need all of the required parts. These can be...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:43:37 PDT
Let's make a Spud Gun
Let's make a Spud Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture For this project, we will need: Garden torch (tiki torch) BBQ/Kitchen Lighter Metal tube (I used 12mm copper tube) 2 x small packets of "Sugru" A small piece of wire 2 x Washers Spray paint Strip down the torch. Cut a piece of tube for the barrel.Slide it onto the tu...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:34:00 PDT
Rubber Band Pen Gun
Rubber Band Pen Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> koko33099 Shoots pen innards 65 feet!!WARNING: Do NOT aim at any person or animal it could cause serious injuries. Gather Materials Materials needed:PencilPen (only the tube and the part with the ink)Rubber bandsTape ( Duct Tape or Electrical)Utility knife or scissors Build! Lay pen on pencil approx. c...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:20:12 PDT
3D facial reconstruction ecorchéé/
3D facial reconstruction ecorché - More DIY How To Projects]]> steflenk This was the result of a project in facial reconstruction I did as a part of my MSc Medical Art studies at the University of Dundee in Scotland. The aim of the project was to construct an anatomically accurate bust (ecorché) of the human head, with the internal physiolgnomyy on one side and the oute...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:35:35 PDT
Secret Compartment Card
Secret Compartment Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> julianblair23 Materials You need two cards and tape. Build Take the two cards and tape them together so they are facing the same way keep one side open. Make Sure Make sure it looks like one card. Then store something like a filler in it.
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:31:57 PDT
Foam Puppet Head Making
Foam Puppet Head Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maker Michael So you have decided to make a puppet. Wonderful!In this Instructable we are going to show you how to make a foam puppet head. Included in this lesson are the patterns to make the foam puppet head you see above and three other versions as well. This lesson focuses on a technique called foam pattern...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:58:34 PDT
Ant Farm
Ant Farm - More DIY How To Projects]]> rat77 Find A Jar Any Size null Fill The Jar With Dirt null Put 1 Tea Spoon Of Sugar In The Jar null Wet A Cotton Ball The Put It In The Jar null Find Some Ants Then Put Them In The Fridge For About 10 Minutes So They Go To Sleep null Once They Are A Sleep Put Them In The Jar null Qui...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:38:08 PDT
Funny Sugru Robot
Funny Sugru Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrsbyrdfort Make a funny robot out of sugru! Materials You need black, yellow, red, and blue sugru. Directions 1. Roll the black into a square for the head2. Make a red body3. Roll 2 yellow balls for the legs.4. Make 2 yellow arms. 5. Make a yellow mouth. 6. Roll 2 small yellow balls for the eyes. Fin...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:15:13 PDT
Sugru Robots
Sugru Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrsbyrdfort Make 2 robots using Sugru! Materials You will need yellow, white, blue, and red sugru. Directions 1. First, take your black and create a body. 2. Next take the blue and shape 2 legs, 2 arms, and a head.3. With red, create 2 eyes.4. Last, take the white sugru and roll 3 balls for buttons. F...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:07:26 PDT
Purple Pigeon
Purple Pigeon - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrsbyrdfort Make a purple pigeon using sugru! Gather supplies You need Sugru and scissors.You may also want a paper plate to build on so that you do not get your tables dirty. Directions 1. Open your red, blue, and white Sugru with scissors.2. Roll each color into a ball.3. Roll the red and blue ball toge...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:51:32 PDT
September Build Night With Sugru - Phoenix Asylum Tater Zoid These are the projects we created for our September Build Night with Sugru. They were created at the Phoenix Asylum in Boulder, Colorado on September 22nd. Enjoy! Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! There are lots of ways to dynamically balance a motor, but this one is intended to...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:03:45 PDT
Noodle Mosaic
Noodle Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> thefuzzmaster This is a great way to use extra spaghetti noodles to make this awesome noodle creation "minecraft Steve wearing a bow tie" Cut a 4x10 inch piece of wood Now let's get started in this case I've made a mine craft Steve wearing a bow tie break the noodles to the size that you need them to be...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:14:42 PDT
Propeller Hat
Propeller Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izzypop2 One morning, I saw one of those cheap party propeller hats on a shelf. Naturally, I decided to make one that had a propeller that spun on its own. This instructable will show you how to do that. Gathering Materials To make your propeller hat, you'll need a couple things. - A hat(obviously)- A pro...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:24:10 PDT
How To Make Vintage Darts
How To Make Vintage Darts - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 How to make vintage darts from walnut, nails and recycled milk bottles! These have a cool retro look to them and will make excellent additions to any message board! unEAdjR.png
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:40:19 PDT
Jack-o-Melon - More DIY How To Projects]]> BikeHacker Get your supplies. Cut 3'' off the end of the melon. Start scooping! Eat the melon! Clean up as you go! Keep scooping until you scoop it all out. Draw on the face with permanent marker. Cut out the face. DONE!!!
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:25:21 PDT
Ronny RayGun _ Laser Pistol
Ronny RayGun _ Laser Pistol - More DIY How To Projects]]> paulckruger Ronny Raygun Named in honor of president Reagan's "Star Wars" initiative.I am not providing specific instructions simply because if you obtain an old hand held timing light it would likely be totally different from this particular model. Any pistol grip type light will work. Not rocket science.I j...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:43:40 PDT