Instructables: exploring - guide - play - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:43:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 April Fool's Day pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/April-Fools-Day-pranks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/FZ3A/HSGFRJU1/F9SFZ3AHSGFRJU1.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink You've got less than a month to get ready for April Fool's Day! To help you get inspired, I've collected together some of the best pranks and jokes on Instructables. These pranks range from five minute builds to more complicated drawn out pranks that will drive your victims nuts for weeks. Some ar...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:30:46 PST
12 Fun and Easy Pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Fun-and-Easy-Pranks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/7O22/GYVDIGE9/FEZ7O22GYVDIGE9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Pranking friends or coworkers is a timeless tradition. The pranks can be simple or elaborate, but are always fun. In this guide you can find 12 fun and easy pranks you can play on people. From gravy tea-bags and hacking a calculator to the classic stapler in jello, you're sure to find a prank that w...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 12:33:02 PDT
Last Minute Pranks Anyone Can Do http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Pranks-Anyone-Can-Do/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/2QSW/HTGFBKZM/FEZ2QSWHTGFBKZM.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick It has come down to the wire and you don't have anything ready for April Fool's Day! Don't worry! The authors over at Instructables have you covered. We have lots of great pranks that can be done with little time and supplies! Check them out and don't be left behind this April Fool's Day! null...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:24:00 PDT
Homemade Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Toys/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/GIOK/HA3CNL73/FOEGIOKHA3CNL73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/GIOK/HA3CNL73/FOEGIOKHA3CNL73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/GIOK/HA3CNL73/FOEGIOKHA3CNL73.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus We all love playing with toys, and the very best toys are homemade.  Homemade Toys features 26 toys made by Instructables members. There are projects for kids of all ages, and probably some adults too. From simple classics like dinosaurs made from wood and a PVC periscope, to more advanced projects...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:24:24 PST
Homemade Halloween Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Halloween-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/KDJ1/HN4ZL5OV/F6RKDJ1HN4ZL5OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/KDJ1/HN4ZL5OV/F6RKDJ1HN4ZL5OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/KDJ1/HN4ZL5OV/F6RKDJ1HN4ZL5OV.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Instead of going out and buying a cheap looking Halloween Costume this year, why not look around your house, see what you can find, and throw together your own awesome and totally unique homemade Halloween Costume! null null null null null null null null null nu...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:53:03 PDT
Fairy Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/NLAS/GE39MG20/FJGNLASGE39MG20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/NLAS/GE39MG20/FJGNLASGE39MG20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/NLAS/GE39MG20/FJGNLASGE39MG20.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Do you believe in fairies? … If you believe clap your hands!" Flutter around any Halloween party in one of these playful fairy costumes.  Here are all the instructions you need to make your own wings, wands, and tutus.   And remember, you can always throw a little fairy dust on any non-believers ...
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Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:20:25 PDT
Featured Author: eric3dee http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-eric3dee/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OS0K/HN2R9UO7/F90OS0KHN2R9UO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OS0K/HN2R9UO7/F90OS0KHN2R9UO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OS0K/HN2R9UO7/F90OS0KHN2R9UO7.SMALL.jpg kazmataz Puppet-makers who also design apps, husband-and-wife duo eric3dee take their Instructables to the next level with beautifully edited final pictures. In anticipation of their sons' homemade Halloween costumes this year, I asked them a few questions about what it's like to work as a team on- and...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:17:18 PDT
Featured Author: tatterhood http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-tatterhood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/7U2R/HLSHJMXU/F247U2RHLSHJMXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/7U2R/HLSHJMXU/F247U2RHLSHJMXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/7U2R/HLSHJMXU/F247U2RHLSHJMXU.SMALL.jpg kazmataz   Kris Sayer goes by tatterhood on Instructables, and is writing a graphic novel around a spirited character by the same name. As an author who creates amazing costumes, she is exceptionally talented at breathing life into many whimsical characters - so it's no wonder she's a talented g...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:32:54 PDT
Featured Author: SpicyPandaCreations http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-SpicyPandaCreations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/SF9G/HLOBZN06/FBXSF9GHLOBZN06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/SF9G/HLOBZN06/FBXSF9GHLOBZN06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/SF9G/HLOBZN06/FBXSF9GHLOBZN06.SMALL.jpg kazmataz Joe Serrano, the man behind SpicyPandaCreations, is the king of cosplay on Instructables. A psychology doctoral student by day, and a superhero by night, his lifestyle is nothing short of ambitious. If you've ever looked at a costume and thought: "Holy smokes, how do I make something like tha...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:25:31 PDT
Ultimate Instructable Costume Resource http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Instructable-Costume-Resource/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3J8D/HK483F0V/FZU3J8DHK483F0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3J8D/HK483F0V/FZU3J8DHK483F0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/3J8D/HK483F0V/FZU3J8DHK483F0V.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Welcome to the Ultimate Instructable Costume Resource Guide!  The first time I created a project using instructables I was not sure if I could actually pull it off.  However, with a fantastic instrucable on creating an Optimus Prime Costume I was successful.  I have been hooked on the site ever sens...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:48:22 PDT
Lego Projects to Build with your Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Projects-to-Build-with-your-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F360/HIXCJURP/FZ1F360HIXCJURP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F360/HIXCJURP/FZ1F360HIXCJURP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F360/HIXCJURP/FZ1F360HIXCJURP.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Lego is a fun toy for all ages. Check out these cool Lego projects to build with your kids! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:04:12 PDT
Office Warfare (2013) http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Warfare-2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/1DIC/HHJOAWTE/F4U1DICHHJOAWTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/1DIC/HHJOAWTE/F4U1DICHHJOAWTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/1DIC/HHJOAWTE/F4U1DICHHJOAWTE.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It's war!! If you've spent any time in a cubicle, you know that there are times when you might need to fashion some kind of weapon out of office supplies. Maybe you're waging war on your cubicle neighbor, or simply defending your domain from the devious IT department; whatever your office turmoil, O...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 12:43:29 PDT
Backyard Rocketry (2013) http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Rocketry-2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/QD27/HHJOAWTD/FITQD27HHJOAWTD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The backyard is where all the cool projects happen. Projects where things might start on fire, move at high speed, make loud noises, or otherwise jeopardize the safety of grandma’s heirloom crystal collection are some of the most fun builds you can do. But they have to be done outside, and ideally n...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 12:44:47 PDT
The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings Inspired Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hobbit-Lord-of-the-Rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Satisfy that Hobbit hunger with some of these awesome Instructables made by users just like you! Protect yourself from danger with homemade chain mail and weapons, get some extra Hobbit hair on those feet, or keep your chin nice and cozy with a great big dwarf beard. You could even get rid of Gollu...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 11:51:18 PDT
Launch It! http://www.instructables.com/id/Launch-It/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4KW3/GQ8VBQF8/F8G4KW3GQ8VBQF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4KW3/GQ8VBQF8/F8G4KW3GQ8VBQF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4KW3/GQ8VBQF8/F8G4KW3GQ8VBQF8.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Launch It!" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 14 different projects to launch! Learn to make fireworks, catapults, rockets, paper airplane launchers and much more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step ...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 11:54:24 PDT
Nerf Gun Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Gun-Mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/3BIY/GKLJ1R7A/FO03BIYGKLJ1R7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/3BIY/GKLJ1R7A/FO03BIYGKLJ1R7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/3BIY/GKLJ1R7A/FO03BIYGKLJ1R7A.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Nerf guns are awesome and often the weapon of choice for office warfare, though there's no reason to settle for a stock gun out of the box. You owe it to yourself and your team to modify and improve your Nerf gun so it can be all it can be!   "Nerf Gun Mods" gives you the complete step-by-step instr...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:36 PST
DIY Music Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Music-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/XNDA/GLTXM7DM/FOIXNDAGLTXM7DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/XNDA/GLTXM7DM/FOIXNDAGLTXM7DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/XNDA/GLTXM7DM/FOIXNDAGLTXM7DM.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "DIY Music Projects" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 11 different fun music inspired projects. Make musical underwear, a musical greeting card, a sound bracelet and much more. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures f...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 12:12:38 PDT
Featured Author: BrittLiv http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-BrittLiv/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/85TL/HDOVYYBX/F4885TLHDOVYYBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/85TL/HDOVYYBX/F4885TLHDOVYYBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/85TL/HDOVYYBX/F4885TLHDOVYYBX.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Britt Liv Ulrike Michelsen (known as BrittLiv on Instructables) is the author of some the most original and fun projects on the site. I started following her when I realized she was cranking out amazing projects with regularity and winning contests left and right. :D She's always got a new and f...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 18:37:59 PST
Invent a Sport http://www.instructables.com/id/Invent-a-Sport-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/14GZ/GJQELZ6E/FZ314GZGJQELZ6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/14GZ/GJQELZ6E/FZ314GZGJQELZ6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/14GZ/GJQELZ6E/FZ314GZGJQELZ6E.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Tired of run-of-the-mill sports? "Invent a Sport" is your key to unlocking a whole new world of sporting opportunities.  Take your bike, your football, your frisbee and a friend, and get ready to play!  "Invent a Sport" has ideas for all new indoor, outdoor and even winter sports.  All ideas come fr...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:40 PST
Office Weapons http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Weapons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GNHL/GKLJ1OF4/F14GNHLGKLJ1OF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GNHL/GKLJ1OF4/F14GNHLGKLJ1OF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/GNHL/GKLJ1OF4/F14GNHLGKLJ1OF4.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Office Weapons" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 18 different daring office pranks. Check out these simple but effective weapons fashioned from office materials and be prepared next time someone borrows your special stapler or leaves the copy machine jammed. All projects come fr...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:17 PST
DIY Archery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Archery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/E0T0/GKQ3D9N0/F87E0T0GKQ3D9N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/E0T0/GKQ3D9N0/F87E0T0GKQ3D9N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/E0T0/GKQ3D9N0/F87E0T0GKQ3D9N0.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "DIY Archery" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 17 different archery projects. Learn how to make a variety of arrowheads, arrows, quivers, bows and more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by archery enthusiasts, and contain pictures for each step so you can eas...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:13 PST
Weekend Lego Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Weekend-Lego-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X9EF/GMJIE5J5/FS3X9EFGMJIE5J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X9EF/GMJIE5J5/FS3X9EFGMJIE5J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/X9EF/GMJIE5J5/FS3X9EFGMJIE5J5.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Weekend Lego Projects" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 13 different projects inspired by Legos. Build a 3D chocolate printer out of Legos, make Lego inspired gummies, build your own Lego LED flashlight and much more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our ...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:41:29 PDT
Easy Retro Gaming Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Retro-Gaming-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CC4F/GLTXMFL7/FFMCC4FGLTXMFL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CC4F/GLTXMFL7/FFMCC4FGLTXMFL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CC4F/GLTXMFL7/FFMCC4FGLTXMFL7.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Easy Retro Gaming Projects" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different projects which are sure to bring back the memories of your favorite 8-bit games. Learn to make NES stepping stones, chocolate space invaders, a retro gaming console and much more. All projects come from In...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 11:13:03 PDT
Incredible K'NEX! http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredible-KNEX/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6I/GHDS6OAY/FS6WK6IGHDS6OAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6I/GHDS6OAY/FS6WK6IGHDS6OAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/WK6I/GHDS6OAY/FS6WK6IGHDS6OAY.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Welcome to the Instructables eBook, Incredible K'NEX! K'NEX is a fantastic building tool that can be used to create amazing kinetic sculptures. It's the perfect tool for young artists and engineers. The Instructables K'NEX community has produced some awe-inspiring builds, from simple and elegant to...
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Mon, 16 May 2011 16:00:05 PDT
LEGO http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-1112-1113/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JQRG/GYVDIGEA/FEXJQRGGYVDIGEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JQRG/GYVDIGEA/FEXJQRGGYVDIGEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JQRG/GYVDIGEA/FEXJQRGGYVDIGEA.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick LEGO, LEGO, everywhere! Almost all of us grew up with this classic building block. Whether you made houses, airports, spaceships or pirate ships, there's few construction toys as versatile as LEGO. LEGO blocks aren't just for building miniature versions of your favourite buildings, it's also a gre...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:21:23 PST
Nintendo Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Projects-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/X38A/H29XS670/FKOX38AH29XS670.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Nintendo has the most memorable and iconic video game characters and the Nintendo Project Highlights guide collects some of our best related projects for the intrepid gamer.  Learn to build a rideable Yoshi costume, convert your bike to Star Fox's AR Wing, make a giant NES controller or even propose...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 15:39:10 PDT
Ultimate Paper Airplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Paper-Airplanes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IO65/GHDSFGD7/FZSIO65GHDSFGD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IO65/GHDSFGD7/FZSIO65GHDSFGD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IO65/GHDSFGD7/FZSIO65GHDSFGD7.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Welcome to Instructables eBook, Ultimate Paper Airplanes!  Paper airplanes are beloved for a reason:  they're cheap, easy, and awesome. You can create a wide range of styles and designs, all from a simple sheet of paper. From complex designs resembling origami to the most simple airplane shapes, yo...
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Mon, 16 May 2011 15:59:22 PDT
STAR WARS http://www.instructables.com/id/STAR-WARS-361/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0569/HCJO52BH/FDW0569HCJO52BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0569/HCJO52BH/FDW0569HCJO52BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/0569/HCJO52BH/FDW0569HCJO52BH.SMALL.jpg Density A long time ago in a galaxy far far away... Star wars has been around for a very long time and has provided us with hours of thrilling entertainment. It has become a part of many peoples lives and has inspired many people all over the world. Star wars is not only used for entertainment but has also ...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 07:36:45 PST
10 Fun Things To Do With Your Microwave http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Fun-Things-To-Do-With-Your-Microwave/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1D3M/GHDS6OK4/FSQ1D3MGHDS6OK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1D3M/GHDS6OK4/FSQ1D3MGHDS6OK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/1D3M/GHDS6OK4/FSQ1D3MGHDS6OK4.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Find uses for your microwave you never knew existed with this fun collection from Instructables.com. Don't sell your microwave short! Whether you are conducting science experiments or making gifts, you will unleash your microwave's true potential with these creative and unconventional projects. In...
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 14:41:25 PST
Best of Play 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-of-Play-2012/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/9494/HAQ2UR6U/FW99494HAQ2UR6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/9494/HAQ2UR6U/FW99494HAQ2UR6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/9494/HAQ2UR6U/FW99494HAQ2UR6U.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Epic costumes, DIY instruments, and amazing K'NEX  &LEGO creations;  It was a great year for Play. I am happy to report that our LEGO community has grown considerably over the year and we now have a very comprehensive tutorial database to make everything from LEGO travel chess sets to LEGO Porta...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:12:45 PST
Fun with Water Balloons http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-with-Water-Balloons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2VGA/GMNR91Y9/FL42VGAGMNR91Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2VGA/GMNR91Y9/FL42VGAGMNR91Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2VGA/GMNR91Y9/FL42VGAGMNR91Y9.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Fun with Water Balloons" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different projects to bring out the kid inside you. Build a water balloon catapult, an illuminated ice light, a balloon gun and much more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:38:52 PDT
Easy Halloween Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Halloween-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/ARY5/H6DWPO14/FJWARY5H6DWPO14.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don’t skip this year’s Halloween party because you spent most of October watching football or settling in at school. We’ve got 20 quick, simple Halloween costumes that will make you the life of the party. If you can use scissors and tape, with a dash of sewing skill, you’ll ready to take on any one ...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 14:52:15 PDT
Halloween Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/F45V/H6DWVF3F/FC7F45VH6DWVF3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/F45V/H6DWVF3F/FC7F45VH6DWVF3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/F45V/H6DWVF3F/FC7F45VH6DWVF3F.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Great Halloween costumes are rare. Too many people pick something up off the rack. Or they use the holiday as an excuse to wear too little in an effort to get noticed. (Not you, though. You’re reading this, so you're clearly making an effort.) Get noticed for the right reasons with an epic Hallowee...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:26:51 PDT
DIY Batman Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Batman-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Q2SC/H7S576XR/FG3Q2SCH7S576XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Q2SC/H7S576XR/FG3Q2SCH7S576XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/Q2SC/H7S576XR/FG3Q2SCH7S576XR.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick This guide collects the best of the Batman costumes and accessories Instructables has to offer!  Whether you want to be a villan or just want a Batman accessory, you will find what you need here.  Take some time and click through these awesome tutorials and be inspired to be Batman this Halloween! ...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 16:27:11 PDT
Sexy Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sexy-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/G3DW/H703ZULD/F0SG3DWH703ZULD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/G3DW/H703ZULD/F0SG3DWH703ZULD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/G3DW/H703ZULD/F0SG3DWH703ZULD.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Some people like to use Halloween as an excuse to wear skimpy costumes.  I say, all the power to them!  Whether you are looking to be a traditional Playboy bunny or want to be the daring Silk Spectre, you'll find the sexy costume that's just right for this Halloween! null null null null null...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 14:45:29 PDT
Instructables eBuild Day - August 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-eBuild-Day-August-2012/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/EJQZ/H7432GWD/FH3EJQZH7432GWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/EJQZ/H7432GWD/FH3EJQZH7432GWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/EJQZ/H7432GWD/FH3EJQZH7432GWD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus On the last Friday of every month we here at the Instructables Lab host a build day, a day we all openly work on projects and share our progress with others. Build days are a great way to get guidance on a particularly stubborn portion of your build or get inspiration for your next project. We rece...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 22:07:05 PDT
Disney Halloween Fashion http://www.instructables.com/id/Disney-Halloween-Fashion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/S7IG/H5JVOL3V/FUTS7IGH5JVOL3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/S7IG/H5JVOL3V/FUTS7IGH5JVOL3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/S7IG/H5JVOL3V/FUTS7IGH5JVOL3V.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Disney and it's subsidiaries have some of the most iconic characters in animation and cinema and here in Disney Halloween Fashion you'll find 20 astounding costume and prop designs.  Dress as the infamous bag of bugs Oogie Boogie, recreate the quite peculiar Mad Hatter's Hat, lead a team of toy sold...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 12:37:51 PDT
Unpublishedables - Volume 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Unpublishedables-Volume-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/FPRL/GOJSVUJW/FBMFPRLGOJSVUJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/FPRL/GOJSVUJW/FBMFPRLGOJSVUJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/FPRL/GOJSVUJW/FBMFPRLGOJSVUJW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Creating is messy business. As I approach 100 published projects on Instructables I feel the need to clear my workbench, push the clutter away and have fresh eyes for new projects. Unpublishedables is a look back at project beginnings, half-baked ideas, and stories behind some of my published w...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 02:09:53 PDT
Video Games: Props & Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Games-Props-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/5OD1/H5ECMSSK/FPL5OD1H5ECMSSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/5OD1/H5ECMSSK/FPL5OD1H5ECMSSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/5OD1/H5ECMSSK/FPL5OD1H5ECMSSK.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Whether you're gearing up for your local Anime Cosplay Convention, looking for props for a Bio-Shock themed web video, or simply looking for inspiration for next year's Halloween Challenge, Video Games: Props & Costumes brings you 16 of our top gaming themed projects!  Learn how to build a giant ful...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 11:55:12 PDT
Paperclips http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperclips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/V17V/H58P2GQ3/F91V17VH58P2GQ3.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Everybody uses paperclips almost every day. Most of the times to clip papers together. But, they can be used for lots and lots of stuff. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:52:48 PDT
DIY Rock Climbing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rock-Climbing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/DZ84/H461X3F7/F2PDZ84H461X3F7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/DZ84/H461X3F7/F2PDZ84H461X3F7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/DZ84/H461X3F7/F2PDZ84H461X3F7.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Rock climbing is a great total body workout. It is also provides the skills to prevent plummeting to your death should you ever find yourself clinging to the side of a mountain after an unanticipated bus accident. This collection of 20 projects will show you some basic climbing skills, simple and us...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:55:29 PDT
Featured Author: seamster http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-seamster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/2L35/H461L6SV/FKB2L35H461L6SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/2L35/H461L6SV/FKB2L35H461L6SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/2L35/H461L6SV/FKB2L35H461L6SV.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink   Sam Elder, known around the site as seamster, has an amazing portfolio of instructables! He's a front runner when it comes to contests, and his costumes and rockets are always impressive and creative. This might be the hardest time I've had picking ten of my favorite instructabless - they're...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 10:37:09 PDT
20 Minecraft Creeper Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Minecraft-Creeper-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/3X0X/H3Z3U8Q0/F483X0XH3Z3U8Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/3X0X/H3Z3U8Q0/F483X0XH3Z3U8Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/3X0X/H3Z3U8Q0/F483X0XH3Z3U8Q0.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick In the game of Minecraft, Creepers are a bit like silent-but-deadly farts. They move quietly. They can strike by night or in the light of day. And they can be lethal. Unlike the quiet flatus, however, Creepers are endearing in a sneaky, gunpowdery sort of way. Here are 20 excellent Creeper projects...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:49:38 PDT
Backyard Ballistics http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Ballistics/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/BYH9/H2WEZDK4/FFZBYH9H2WEZDK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/BYH9/H2WEZDK4/FFZBYH9H2WEZDK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/BYH9/H2WEZDK4/FFZBYH9H2WEZDK4.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus TAKE COVER! Potato cannons, rockets, and explosions; does it get any better than this? I think not. Backyard Ballistics is a collection of creations made by the Instructables community around all things dangerous. We've got net guns, fire breathing and firework making. Of course, we also have severa...
By: mikeasaurus

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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:10:28 PDT
Featured Author: Hiyadudez http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Hiyadudez/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/8URF/H4VQE35K/FT88URFH4VQE35K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/8URF/H4VQE35K/FT88URFH4VQE35K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/8URF/H4VQE35K/FT88URFH4VQE35K.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Matthew, also known as Hiyadudez, has been a part of the Instructables community for a long time! He started back in 2007 making all kinds of K'Nex creations ranging from guns to toilet paper holders, but he's recently moved on to other things. As of right now he's mostly creating pranks! I rece...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2012 11:21:54 PDT
Make it Challenge: Chindogu http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-it-Challenge-Chindogu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JVCO/H3JX9ZI9/FN0JVCOH3JX9ZI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JVCO/H3JX9ZI9/FN0JVCOH3JX9ZI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/JVCO/H3JX9ZI9/FN0JVCOH3JX9ZI9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus   Follow me to hear about all of the upcoming Challenges. Chindogu Photo Challenge Challenge is now closed! Great work everyone! These projects were clever ideas and they all had problematic results, perfect for Chindogu! I wish there were more entries so I could award more prizes because t...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:21:44 PDT
STRAWBOTS http://www.instructables.com/id/STRAWBOTS-21/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8265/H2WETC0C/FGP8265H2WETC0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8265/H2WETC0C/FGP8265H2WETC0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8265/H2WETC0C/FGP8265H2WETC0C.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack STRAWBOTS are the start of a robot revolution. What are they for and where did the come from? The idea for STRAWBOTS was born from the need to make cheap, easily animateable figures for students in my high school animation class. Whether you use them for animation or not, they're just plain cool t...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:04:27 PDT
DIN 2012 Industrial Design students projects from University of Montreal http://www.instructables.com/id/DIN-2012-Industrial-Design-students-projects-from-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J34T/H1JU4Y0T/FNJJ34TH1JU4Y0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J34T/H1JU4Y0T/FNJJ34TH1JU4Y0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/J34T/H1JU4Y0T/FNJJ34TH1JU4Y0T.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier DIN 2012 is a group of industrial design students from University of Montreal. Creative and talented, they master the art of DIY like no one else. Here are the projects made by students who wanted to participate in the Sam Lab, a maker space created to 3D print the final projects of the last graduat...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 13:45:40 PDT
20 Minecraft Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Minecraft-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HZ21/H19RHC42/FWHHZ21H19RHC42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HZ21/H19RHC42/FWHHZ21H19RHC42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/HZ21/H19RHC42/FWHHZ21H19RHC42.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Minecraft is all about building so it is no wonder that there are so many crafts about the game. What's better, is that in real life you never have to watch your back for creepers (aside from that neighbor who's always looking in your window). I've collected 20 awesome Instructables all inspired by ...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:43:45 PDT
Monthly Challenge: Big and Small http://www.instructables.com/id/Monthly-Challenge-Big-and-Small/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WYS5/H0OIUTFS/F7SWYS5H0OIUTFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WYS5/H0OIUTFS/F7SWYS5H0OIUTFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WYS5/H0OIUTFS/F7SWYS5H0OIUTFS.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus   Follow me to hear about all of the Monthly Make It Challenges. This Month's Challenge:   Big and Small! This Challenge is now closed Deadline: All entries must be published and posted in the comments below posted by 11:59pm May 20, 2012 PST/ 7:59am May 21, 2012 GMT. We reached over 50 proje...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 09:18:46 PDT