Instructables: exploring - guide - living - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 01:00:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Amazing Cakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Cakes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HD6Y/GHDS6O08/FZXHD6YGHDS6O08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HD6Y/GHDS6O08/FZXHD6YGHDS6O08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/HD6Y/GHDS6O08/FZXHD6YGHDS6O08.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Amazing Cakes gives you full step-by-step instructions for 27 inspiring cake designs. Learn how to make 3-D cakes, working volcanoes, and animated Halloween cakes! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by expert cake artists, and contain pictures for each step so you too can make ama...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 12:23:43 PST
Grow Vegetables http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Vegetables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X81Y/GHZ6XR60/F0SX81YGHZ6XR60.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Grow Vegetables give you 16 great ideas for harvesting your own produce easily and affordably. Don't get stung by high prices at the grocery store for vegetables that have been trucked in from all over the world, grow you own and be in control of what you eat. Whether you have a spacious backyard, o...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:38:53 PST
October 2nd Newsletter http://www.instructables.com/id/October-2nd-Newsletter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/GDKG/GSUSPJ5G/FT7GDKGGSUSPJ5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/GDKG/GSUSPJ5G/FT7GDKGGSUSPJ5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/GDKG/GSUSPJ5G/FT7GDKGGSUSPJ5G.SMALL.jpg randofo DIY iPad brush A few weeks ago I became aware of the new brush stylus for the iPad, the Nomad Brush (http://nomadbrush.com/ ). While I was in awe and wanted one I just can't afford to purchase one as I rarely do dig... Vicious Koala Attack Child Costume A koala might seem like a cuddly anima...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 19:11:27 PDT
Featured Author: Thinkenstein http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Thinkenstein/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/K249/GQTN8MP1/F3MK249GQTN8MP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/K249/GQTN8MP1/F3MK249GQTN8MP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/K249/GQTN8MP1/F3MK249GQTN8MP1.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Few of our authors are as committed to the environment and doing it oneself as Bill Birdsall. Thinkenstein, as he is known on Instructables, lives in the jungle in Puerto Rico in a home he built himself. His skills range from architecture to music, and I had the opportunity to ask him a few qu...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 09:57:18 PDT
Featured Author: shesparticular http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-shesparticular/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/104Z/H58PK9HG/F5I104ZH58PK9HG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/104Z/H58PK9HG/F5I104ZH58PK9HG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/104Z/H58PK9HG/F5I104ZH58PK9HG.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Kate Jackson, better known on the site as shesparticular, makes beautiful and whimsical and delicious projects (sometimes at all at once.) Kate is willing to answer questions about her projects here on Instructables or via Twitter (@shesparticular), and she might even take on some writing or des...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 13:18:55 PDT
Featured Author: ModMischief http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-ModMischief/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IQGR/GQKM4TAW/FHWIQGRGQKM4TAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IQGR/GQKM4TAW/FHWIQGRGQKM4TAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IQGR/GQKM4TAW/FHWIQGRGQKM4TAW.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Perhaps you've spent some time on the site seeking Halloween costumes or unusual drinks recipes. If so, you've likely seen the excellent work of Allison Button, better known around Instructables as ModMischief. I had the chance to ask her a few questions about dismembered mannequins and how a ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:39:15 PDT
Featured Author: jessyratfink http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-jessyratfink/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/LWIB/HFD192TW/FC7LWIBHFD192TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/LWIB/HFD192TW/FC7LWIBHFD192TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/LWIB/HFD192TW/FC7LWIBHFD192TW.SMALL.jpg randofo   This month's featured author is Jessy Ellenberger (a.k.a. jessyratfink). She has posted an ecclectic mix of projects ranging from wholly wholesome to mildly mischievous. She has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to sew and make sweet potato fries (but not at the same time). I recently...
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Tue, 10 May 2011 15:53:18 PDT
Featured Author: masynmachien http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-masynmachien/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/ROXY/GM9QMRHY/FI8ROXYGM9QMRHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/ROXY/GM9QMRHY/FI8ROXYGM9QMRHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/ROXY/GM9QMRHY/FI8ROXYGM9QMRHY.SMALL.jpg randofo When Yvon Masyn dropped by Instructables World HQ a few weeks ago I got a moment to sit him down and ask him about his Instructables and what makes him tick. After the interview, we had a very long discussion about building simple and cheap junk bots that was quite interesting. I can say for cer...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2011 16:33:12 PDT
Featured Author: giannyl http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-giannyl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/KUE5/GKS0SVPD/FZXKUE5GKS0SVPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/KUE5/GKS0SVPD/FZXKUE5GKS0SVPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/KUE5/GKS0SVPD/FZXKUE5GKS0SVPD.SMALL.jpg randofo Giannina Lezcano (a.k.a Giannyl) is much more than a pretty face. She has some serious DIY skills. She finds quick and easy solutions to otherwise complicated sewing projects with style and grace. Over the years she has leveraged her informative videos and viral marketing skills into a full-time...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2011 11:45:18 PST
Featured Author: lemonie http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-lemonie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PTAH/GJQEDLMC/FEXPTAHGJQEDLMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PTAH/GJQEDLMC/FEXPTAHGJQEDLMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/PTAH/GJQEDLMC/FEXPTAHGJQEDLMC.SMALL.jpg randofo When you sign up for Instructables you are greeted by the Instructables Robot. When you post your first Instructable, you are often greeted by lemonie (a.k.a Les Oates). Lemonie is a long-time member of Instructables and if you spend any significant amount of time here, you will quickly learn th...
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Tue, 8 Feb 2011 15:24:00 PST
Featured Author belsey http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-belsey/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4HOY/GIWZLVME/FDZ4HOYGIWZLVME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4HOY/GIWZLVME/FDZ4HOYGIWZLVME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4HOY/GIWZLVME/FDZ4HOYGIWZLVME.SMALL.jpg randofo Katherine Belsey, author of "Make Anything: Pop-Up Paper House" and the forthcoming "Make Anything: a handbook for saving money, living green and having fun with trash." is this month's featured author. We recently got the chance to ask her some questions about her desire to "MAKE ANYTHING" and ...
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 09:15:36 PST
Best of 2010 http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-of-2010/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/CYVJ/GI0TKDE3/F5GCYVJGI0TKDE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/CYVJ/GI0TKDE3/F5GCYVJGI0TKDE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/CYVJ/GI0TKDE3/F5GCYVJGI0TKDE3.SMALL.jpg randofo With the sheer quantity of projects submitted over the last year, it was extremely daunting to pick out the very best projects. There are obviously many great projects that simply did not make the list. After careful deliberation we selected a handful of projects that we felt best encapsulate the s...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:00:00 PST
Featured Author: caitlinsdad http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-caitlinsdad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DANV/GHFJWX7U/FIPDANVGHFJWX7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DANV/GHFJWX7U/FIPDANVGHFJWX7U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/DANV/GHFJWX7U/FIPDANVGHFJWX7U.SMALL.jpg randofo If you have ever spent any time browsing through the projects on Instructables, then chances are you have seen a project or comment posted by one of our most prolific authors, Caitlinsdad. He hawkishly watches over the site and swoops down to remind us all when we are doing something silly with ...
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 19:19:51 PST
Featured Author: Honus http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Honus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZFIM/GF7B67BE/FHQZFIMGF7B67BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZFIM/GF7B67BE/FHQZFIMGF7B67BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZFIM/GF7B67BE/FHQZFIMGF7B67BE.SMALL.jpg randofo   Most readers who spend a lot of time on this website might better know Jerome Kelty by his user name, Honus. Over the last four years, he has posted a series of amazing projects on Instructables. I had the chance to ask him a few questions about his work, his motivations, and his favorite comi...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:16:00 PDT
Featured Author: Lynne Bruning http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Lynne-Bruning/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/2KVY/GAA0F0SX/FFK2KVYGAA0F0SX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/2KVY/GAA0F0SX/FFK2KVYGAA0F0SX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/2KVY/GAA0F0SX/FFK2KVYGAA0F0SX.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides If you search for "Textile Enchantress" on Google, you will undoubtedly discover Lynne Bruning, a woman who single-handedly dominates the "Textile Enchantress" industry. Melding age-old techniques like weaving, sewing and needle felting with some of the most cutting-edge technological advancem...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:30:57 PDT
Betacup Coffee Cup Challenge Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Betacup-Coffee-Cup-Challenge-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/Y8KH/G9BWXWJA/FCWY8KHG9BWXWJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/Y8KH/G9BWXWJA/FCWY8KHG9BWXWJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/Y8KH/G9BWXWJA/FCWY8KHG9BWXWJA.SMALL.gif Contest Robot  Instructables and the betacup are happy to announce the winners of the Coffee Cup Challenge! Once again, we were blown away by all the creative ideas out there. The uses for coffee cups ranged from art to lights to hovercraft and more. It was refreshing to see the different perspectives. We'd like...
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Tue, 18 May 2010 23:19:13 PDT
Sew Warm Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Warm-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/O1M8/G76MO7OL/F52O1M8G76MO7OL.SMALL.gif Contest Robot Instructables is pleased to announce the winners of the Sew Warm Contest! With over 100 wonderful entries to chose from, picking a winner was not easy. Fortunately, the community narrowed it down to a handful of finalists for our judges to review. After some deliberation, we present to you some won...
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:01:38 PDT
Featured Author: scoochmaroo http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-scoochmaroo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/YDB5/G76M53UI/FOAYDB5G76M53UI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/YDB5/G76M53UI/FOAYDB5G76M53UI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/YDB5/G76M53UI/FOAYDB5G76M53UI.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides   I recently had the chance to catch up with this month's "awesometastic" featured author scoochmaroo (a.k.a. Sarah James). Sarah's wide range of talents and unique creative vision combine to make her an unstoppable Crafting force.  Follows are some of the highlights from our interview: Your I...
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 16:10:08 PDT
Giant http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/GHKG/G68HEEEN/FROGHKGG68HEEEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/GHKG/G68HEEEN/FROGHKGG68HEEEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/GHKG/G68HEEEN/FROGHKGG68HEEEN.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides We all know when it comes to making things that the Instructables community is pretty darn good.  When it comes to making GIANT things though, we really seem to shine.  So, prepare yourself for a really big endevour and super-sized greatness, because here are some XXL Instructables that will litera...
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Mon, 8 Mar 2010 17:05:20 PST
Have a DIY Christmas! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christmas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RB60/FOHXBO43/FH9RB60FOHXBO43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RB60/FOHXBO43/FH9RB60FOHXBO43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RB60/FOHXBO43/FH9RB60FOHXBO43.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Christmas is coming on us like a freight train. There are many things to take care of and if you could use a little help, then dive on in to one of these guides for help on food, gifts, decorations, ornaments, and more! We collected all of our favorite Christmas related Instructables and then collec...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 18:37:34 PST
Home Decorating http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Decorating/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/RMH2/FRXWGCKL/FLARMH2FRXWGCKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/RMH2/FRXWGCKL/FLARMH2FRXWGCKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/RMH2/FRXWGCKL/FLARMH2FRXWGCKL.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Trust me when I say that a person does not fully appreciate the importance of home decoration until they find themselves living in a situation in which they are not allowed to redecorate the pre-existing furnishings. After a few days, the peach walls start closing in, the overly bright curtains scre...
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