Instructables: exploring - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTANTLY-save-MONEY/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:21:34 PDT
DIY rip fence for saw bench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:30 PDT
Vani Soda Melon http://www.instructables.com/id/Vani-Soda-Melon/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:53:48 PDT
How to drink beer through your nose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drink-beer-through-your-nose/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:19:33 PDT
How to Start a Fire with a Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Fire-with-a-Light-Bulb/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:34:15 PDT
Paint a Galaxy in 30 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Galaxy-in-30-Minutes/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:09:16 PDT
How to Make a Succulent Teacup Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Succulent-Teacup-Garden/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:08 PDT
Kruger's Zippo Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Badass-Zippo-Remote/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:13 PDT
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-case-out-of-a-sweatshirt/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Motion-Sensing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Sensing-LEDs/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:39:52 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
How to make a LANscape http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LANscape/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:25:06 PDT
Introduction to MEL Scripting in Maya: 3D Fractals http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-MEL-Scripting-in-Maya-3D-Fractals/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:11:50 PDT
How to properly set up a game of croquet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-properly-set-up-a-game-of-croquet/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:24:41 PDT
Old but Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-but-Gold/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/QSQM/HZ3YCIPR/FYTQSQMHZ3YCIPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/QSQM/HZ3YCIPR/FYTQSQMHZ3YCIPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/QSQM/HZ3YCIPR/FYTQSQMHZ3YCIPR.SMALL.jpg marcosassis How to Restore, Improve, and Digitize an old microscope Bluetooth tube radio project - opus2 - Japanes pre-war-era's radio Tombstone shape A Centrifuge built from VCR parts Crank Flash Light Floppy Password Guard Old laptop screen into Monitor Gold Recovery DIY Smartph...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:20:05 PDT
Healthier Homemade Oreos http://www.instructables.com/id/Healthier-Homemade-Oreos/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:05:41 PDT
Internet Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Photo-Frame/
Internet Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/7DNZ/HZ3YCN4R/FMU7DNZHZ3YCN4R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/7DNZ/HZ3YCN4R/FMU7DNZHZ3YCN4R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/7DNZ/HZ3YCN4R/FMU7DNZHZ3YCN4R.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield Unlike most commercial frames, this digital picture frame connects to Flickr, allowing you to add and remove photos without a physical storage device, such as USB stick or SD card. A Raspberry Pi hidden inside the TV connects to the internet and automatically updates the pictures when the Flickr a...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:03:32 PDT
How to Make a Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paracord-Bracelet-6/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:25:26 PDT
Hot Butter Pretzels http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Butter-Pretzels/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:42:09 PDT
Magnetic Gorillapod http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Gorillapod/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:32:08 PDT
littleBits DIY Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-DIY-Smart-Thermostat/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:50:55 PDT
Workbench with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-with-Storage/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:47:57 PDT
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-my-RC-Car-using-Arduino-and-Android-Smart-/
Hacking my RC Car using Arduino and Android Smart Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/ZI17/HZ3YAUUM/FJHZI17HZ3YAUUM.SMALL.jpg ahmicmahmoud Have an old toy car? I hacked mine using Arduino and an H bridge circuit to control the motors, used my Sony Z1 Android phone to control it with the recent 1Sheeld I got from Kickstarter. I thought to use the Gyroscope sensor in to drive it but after experimenting, I used the gravity sensor instead,...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:55:09 PDT
Flared Mini Top Hats with Versatile Attachment Points http://www.instructables.com/id/Flared-Mini-Top-Hats-with-Versatile-Attachment-Poi/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:59:43 PDT
Chemical and drilling free, card PCBs http://www.instructables.com/id/Chemical-and-drilling-free-card-PCBs/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:28:53 PDT
Electromechanical Insect or Flapping Oscillator http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Insect-or-Flapping-Oscillator/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:57:50 PDT
Summer Wedding Pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Wedding-Pranks/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:05:15 PDT
Compact Chaos - A Compact K'Nex Sniper http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Chaos-A-Compact-KNex-Sniper/
Compact Chaos - A Compact K'Nex Sniper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LURQ/HZ3YC6PS/FAXLURQHZ3YC6PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LURQ/HZ3YC6PS/FAXLURQHZ3YC6PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/LURQ/HZ3YC6PS/FAXLURQHZ3YC6PS.SMALL.jpg shieldsam Welcome to the Instructable for Compact Chaos, a compact sniper rifle and my first K'Nex gun that actually worked. With a few #64 rubber bands, I was able to reach a range of about 30 metres and easily pierce an empty drinks can. I apologise for how the image quality isn't the best, but considering ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:56:20 PDT
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamps-Bah-25-Other-Clamps-They-Dont-Want-You-To/
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SMALL.jpg RobbGodshaw This set of Alphaclamps is an exploration of tools and their form. From the I-beam to the C-clamp, the latin letterforms seem to have a chicken-egg relationship with the letter-shaped tools that bear their name. Is the C the basis for design, or simply a descriptor of the form? Curious about how the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:26:18 PDT
Pom Poms By The Dozen Or More http://www.instructables.com/id/Pom-Poms-By-The-Dozen-Or-More/
Pom Poms By The Dozen Or More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/DWC7/HZ3YC211/F3ZDWC7HZ3YC211.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/DWC7/HZ3YC211/F3ZDWC7HZ3YC211.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/DWC7/HZ3YC211/F3ZDWC7HZ3YC211.SMALL.jpg shazni What if I said that by the time you make 3 Pom Poms I could make a dozen or more??? You don't believe me? Well trust me when I say even if you have never made pom poms in your life, by the end of this tutorial you will have the confidence to make dozens of pom poms and do it like a pro too!NO you ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:46:24 PDT
Glowing Edible Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Edible-Paint/
Glowing Edible Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y0WK/HZ2IZDZW/F2GY0WKHZ2IZDZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y0WK/HZ2IZDZW/F2GY0WKHZ2IZDZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y0WK/HZ2IZDZW/F2GY0WKHZ2IZDZW.SMALL.jpg Teisha What’s better than paint that’s edible? Glowing edible paint! Because we all know food, paint, and pretty much everything, is a lot more fun when it’s glowing. This is a great way to encourage kids to eat their fresh fruits and vegetables! So if you want to make some glowing edible paint and have fu...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:08:16 PDT
Woodworkers Bench Vise From An Old Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworkers-Bench-Vise-From-An-Old-Clamp/
Woodworkers Bench Vise From An Old Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HTUC/HZ3YAQM9/F19HTUCHZ3YAQM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HTUC/HZ3YAQM9/F19HTUCHZ3YAQM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/HTUC/HZ3YAQM9/F19HTUCHZ3YAQM9.SMALL.jpg antagonizer 'C' clamps don't last forever. The most common wear happens when the swivel head becomes loose and falls off of the moveable jaw. This doesn't render them useless, but it can be annoying when you have to hold the swivel in place as you set your clamp. There is, however, an option for these old clamp...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:11:48 PDT
It's more than just a hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-more-than-just-a-hat/
It's more than just a hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/JZIN/HZ2IWQH8/FEWJZINHZ2IWQH8.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Wear this hat during your next presentation at the office and you are sure to be a hit! Gather Materials & Tools 1. Materials Needed:5 Jumbo fun foam craft sticksCoin Battery1 LED1 1.5v-3v hobby motorWireLarge buttonSmall Velcro tabsGlue squaresBattery Holder (see Instructable http://www.instru...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:31 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography http://www.instructables.com/id/6-easy-tips-to-improve-your-outdoor-photography/
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/C54Q/HZ2IWMH8/F3ZC54QHZ2IWMH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/C54Q/HZ2IWMH8/F3ZC54QHZ2IWMH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/C54Q/HZ2IWMH8/F3ZC54QHZ2IWMH8.SMALL.jpg hchute Sure, you can spend many hours experimenting with f-stops, shutter speeds, filters, post-processing, and HDR... but most of the time these quick-and-easy tips are all it takes to make your outdoor photographs more appealing. Move your subject off-center You've all heard this one before... but it'...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
How to Play instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-instructables/
How to Play instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design the instructables instructableWhile my friends are shooting avatars or counting ducks and llamas, I have fun on instructables. I joke that it’s my favorite online game.You might think, "instructables is a great website for learning how to do stuff, but it’s not a game". My son even took offense at t...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:02:12 PDT
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-530i-Adding-The-BMW-Sports-Mode-Button-Hack/
BMW 530i - Adding The BMW "Sports Mode" Button Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/I4T4/HZ13FSYS/FMBI4T4HZ13FSYS.SMALL.jpg lovepistol This instructable will uncover the option to add the BMW sports driving mode on all 2006 BMW 530i's with the E60 chassis. The sports driving mode was never offered for this particular model, even though they classify this car model as a sport model, you couldn't get the actual sport driving mode. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:46:00 PDT
Making Superhero Leather Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Superhero-Leather-Masks/
Making Superhero Leather Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/K17Q/HZ2IVK4U/F8RK17QHZ2IVK4U.SMALL.jpg Li Sashay Ever wanted to make a leather mask for a party? Here's a short easy tutorial on how to quickly throw together a custom leather mask for Halloween or a fun party in 1-2 hours. All masks were constructed from leather, in 1-2 hours in our leather mask class for Animazement 2014 Charity fund raiser. Tha...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:56:22 PDT
Lego key holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-key-holder-1/
Lego key holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/LFEW/HZ13F66G/FDPLFEWHZ13F66G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/LFEW/HZ13F66G/FDPLFEWHZ13F66G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/LFEW/HZ13F66G/FDPLFEWHZ13F66G.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 This is a very cool looking key holder for your wall. You can order the parts with Lego pick a brick. You need1x plate 8x164x corner plates 1x2x22x plates 1x310x plates 1x21x plate 1x14x technics brick 1x4 with holes(1x spider) Build build the key holder according to the video/picturemount it on ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:50:32 PDT
Wheel Stool !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Stool-/
Wheel Stool !!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/14SO/HZ2J1A7A/FGR14SOHZ2J1A7A.SMALL.jpg sonodera This stool is for TenkaizuBudokai 3rd (Stool contest at Ogaki Mini Maker 2014).Material:MDF2.5mm 300*500mm 18sheets, 300*300mm 6sheetsSize:H200*W400*L400mmHow to make:1. Cut MDF using a laser cutting machine.2. Assemble all parts.[Tools]laser cutting machine : Oh Laser HAJIME, UNIVERSAL VLS3.50 Soft...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:27:07 PDT
Pan Box Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/Pan-Box-Musical-Instrument/
Pan Box Musical Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/84QG/HZ2IVWSX/FSN84QGHZ2IVWSX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/84QG/HZ2IVWSX/FSN84QGHZ2IVWSX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/84QG/HZ2IVWSX/FSN84QGHZ2IVWSX.SMALL.jpg pdkehoe Here is a twist on the traditional pan flute instrument. It is a Pan Box that you can make in under anhour and keep on display very easily for entertaining your guests or at least making some great party noise! So, let’s get building! The Pan Box Musical Instrument Here is a twist on the traditi...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:52:42 PDT
Harry Potter Broomstick http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Broomstick/
Harry Potter Broomstick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SMALL.jpg wramey Last year my son asked for a Hogwarts-themed birthday party, complete with Quidditch practice. So we made this Nimbus 2000 broomstick for the kids to fly around in our back yard. Turns out it was a blast for parents and grandparents too! We kinda figured it out as we went, so these instructions are ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:44:21 PDT
Water Valve Light Switch for a Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Valve-Light-Switch-for-a-Pipe-Lamp/
Water Valve Light Switch for a Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/WMGW/HYSIS70H/FTCWMGWHYSIS70H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/WMGW/HYSIS70H/FTCWMGWHYSIS70H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/WMGW/HYSIS70H/FTCWMGWHYSIS70H.SMALL.jpg walter.warren1 I'd seen some steampunk style desk lamps made using pipe with water valves as the switch, and wanted to do something similar for a set of lighted bookshelves made with pipe. Desk lamps using valves as switches are a dime a dozen on Etsy, but finding a source with a good explanation of what componen...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:38:14 PDT
DIY Quick Camera Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quick-Camera-Strap/
DIY Quick Camera Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/RYED/H9T4LANO/FGGRYEDH9T4LANO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/RYED/H9T4LANO/FGGRYEDH9T4LANO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/RYED/H9T4LANO/FGGRYEDH9T4LANO.SMALL.jpg gw2424 This tutorial will teach you how to make a quick camera strap similar to straps such as the "Black Rapid" and "Q Strap." This style of strap is perfect for reducing stress on your neck as well as providing an easily accessible place for your gear. This Strap cost me $1.41 to build as oppose to payin...
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 19:57:49 PST
How to play the "Questions" game. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-the-Questions-game/
How to play the "Questions" game. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZKGR/FI36FTNK/FBFZKGRFI36FTNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZKGR/FI36FTNK/FBFZKGRFI36FTNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZKGR/FI36FTNK/FBFZKGRFI36FTNK.SMALL.jpg Jake-off Many of you have not seen the movie Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead, so you may not know what I'm talking about. Questions is a simple game that requires no no equipment, just and imaginative mind. Scoring, Rules and Fouls. Scoring is done by foul. Fouls can be called for: Statement: Playe...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2008 19:25:27 PDT
Renewing Sanding Disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewing-Sanding-Disks/
Renewing Sanding Disks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZUFH/HZ13HCHY/FL9ZUFHHZ13HCHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZUFH/HZ13HCHY/FL9ZUFHHZ13HCHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/ZUFH/HZ13HCHY/FL9ZUFHHZ13HCHY.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Just like tires, worn out Velcro- backed sanding disks can be given a second life by gluing fresh stock onto their dull surfaces. This Instructable will demonstrate a reliable and inexpensive way to refresh your old ones so they may perform better than new in some cases. How To Proceed Begin by ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:14:46 PDT
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sword-Art-Online-Elucidator-Prop-Sword/
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SMALL.jpg drjagCreations I have been making props for over a year and a half now and I was recently commissioned by my friend to make the Elucidator from Sword Art Online. This was a fun commission for me to do and I want to share how I made it and how you can make one yourself!This build is relatively easy, even for beginn...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:21:52 PDT
Guest Book Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Guest-Book-Table/
Guest Book Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SMALL.jpg bluegirl1434 I found this table at a garage sale for 2 dollars. I wanted something unique and creative for our wedding guestbook. So my husband and I ( back then he was my fiance) sanded the original pink paint off and painted the table light tan. I wrote our initials and wedding date on it with an acrylic paint...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:19:59 PDT
How to make almost any small tool in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-almost-any-small-toy-in-5-minutes/
How to make almost any small tool in 5 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N59/H994XNIW/F770N59H994XNIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N59/H994XNIW/F770N59H994XNIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/0N59/H994XNIW/F770N59H994XNIW.SMALL.jpg emiliolatorre This instructable will show you how to make small tools like custom screwdrivers, awls, chisels and more. The materials you'll need are a knife, a large framing nail, a hammer and some wood. You'll also need a bench grinder and a metalworking vice or anvil. prepare the wood Use the knife to whitt...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:05:21 PST