Instructables: exploring - guide - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:03:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Outdoor Survival Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're planning for a camping trip or the zombie apocalypse, these outdoor survival skills are sure to come in handy at some point! Have a look at some of these projects to learn more about how to find and filter drinking water, use a map and compass, build a shelter, or make weapons and too...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:23:16 PDT
Decorating Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorating-Easter-Eggs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/85QT/HU1RWIE4/FZ685QTHU1RWIE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/85QT/HU1RWIE4/FZ685QTHU1RWIE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/85QT/HU1RWIE4/FZ685QTHU1RWIE4.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Have you decided how you are going to decorate your Easter Eggs this year? You can go with traditional dip dying, but why not try something new! Take out a box of crayons and start coloring, grab a silk tie and see how the design transfers or you could even head over to your laser cutter and see w...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:28:29 PDT
Wearable Tech http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Tech/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/OFKA/HTM2NHUQ/FI3OFKAHTM2NHUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/OFKA/HTM2NHUQ/FI3OFKAHTM2NHUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/OFKA/HTM2NHUQ/FI3OFKAHTM2NHUQ.SMALL.jpg Natalina If you want to turn some heads, taking a page from the anglerfish seems to be a good idea. Instead of devouring unsuspecting passersby, though, these projects are designed to capture their imaginations. Some of the projects are whimsical, some are practical, and others are real-life adaptations of s...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 16:20:35 PDT
Featured Author: bricobart http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-bricobart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KJK4/HTLEAFZ7/FKMKJK4HTLEAFZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KJK4/HTLEAFZ7/FKMKJK4HTLEAFZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KJK4/HTLEAFZ7/FKMKJK4HTLEAFZ7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you have spent any time exploring the woodworking, metalworking or outdoors sections of Instructables, you have probably seen bricobart's unique and creative projects. From his early start making and birdhouses to put in the woods near his house, his skills and projects have increa...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:40:51 PDT
DIY CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/PAXJ/GJ2838IA/F90PAXJGJ2838IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/PAXJ/GJ2838IA/F90PAXJGJ2838IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/PAXJ/GJ2838IA/F90PAXJGJ2838IA.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "DIY CNC" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different CNC projects.  Check out these great projects and learn how to make your own CNC mill on a budget. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by CNC experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily ma...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:39:37 PST
How to Get Free Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Free-Stuff/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NYYS/GLTXM4RF/FLHNYYSGLTXM4RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NYYS/GLTXM4RF/FLHNYYSGLTXM4RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NYYS/GLTXM4RF/FLHNYYSGLTXM4RF.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides It turns out that you can get and do a lot of things in this world for free.  "How to Get Free Stuff" shows you how to tap into this secret market!  From free magazines, to free yachts, to a free first class flight upgrade, this is your guide to the sweet life.  So put away your wallet, check out th...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2009 15:33:05 PST
Easy Salon Hairstyles http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Salon-Hairstyles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Z23V/HTHKETOC/F38Z23VHTHKETOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Z23V/HTHKETOC/F38Z23VHTHKETOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/Z23V/HTHKETOC/F38Z23VHTHKETOC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick You don't always have to go to a salon for a salon-quality hairstyle! Sharelle Loudd from Beautique Salon in San Jose, CA gave us tips on how to do fancy hairstyles easily by yourself or with your friends! Learn how to do hairstyles for every occasion including fun everyday styles and beautiful in...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 14:14:31 PDT
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
TechShop: What to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/TechShop-What-to-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/C8LQ/HTLEBCKL/FOEC8LQHTLEBCKL.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu The first time I discovered the Instructables website was midafternoon many years ago. I found myself mesmerized by the amazing projects that members of the Instructables community had taken the time to share. I looked at project after project, completely lost in the creativity and innovation that p...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:46:13 PDT
Raspberry Pi Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9UZ2/HLY7FDN3/FKJ9UZ2HLY7FDN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9UZ2/HLY7FDN3/FKJ9UZ2HLY7FDN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9UZ2/HLY7FDN3/FKJ9UZ2HLY7FDN3.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Raspberry Pi is a dynamic microcontroller that is capable of just about anything a computer is. It runs with the Python programming language, and is a great way to learn about hardware hacking and coding. Check out these awesome Instructables to inspire your Raspberry Pi Project. null Turn your c...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:59:27 PDT
Homesteading and Gardening Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Homesteading-and-Gardening-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/9OVZ/HSHEGF3M/FKB9OVZHSHEGF3M.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink More and more people in the US are trying to make ends meet on their own and making it work through gardening and homesteading! With a little ingenuity and hard work, you can turn everyday materials into something amazing - including food, shelter and fuel! This guide contains some of my favorite ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:42:01 PST
LoTek http://www.instructables.com/id/LoTek/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/97JD/HS5OUIBT/F5C97JDHS5OUIBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/97JD/HS5OUIBT/F5C97JDHS5OUIBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/97JD/HS5OUIBT/F5C97JDHS5OUIBT.SMALL.jpg alcurb Low-technology items that are very useful but don't necessarily depend on electronics and electricity to function. Also these items are intended or can be built with non-electrical hand tools. These items or methods can be implemented with materials laying around.The idea behind this collection is a...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:08:36 PST
Mexican Food Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Food-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/WG2T/HHS9WAT0/F8HWG2THHS9WAT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/WG2T/HHS9WAT0/F8HWG2THHS9WAT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/WG2T/HHS9WAT0/F8HWG2THHS9WAT0.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Mexican food is delicious and usually easy to prepare. Try these great Mexican food recipes and tell us what you think! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:53:09 PDT
Projects using Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-using-Sugru/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZC7B/HIGF6W3K/FRTZC7BHIGF6W3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZC7B/HIGF6W3K/FRTZC7BHIGF6W3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/ZC7B/HIGF6W3K/FRTZC7BHIGF6W3K.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Sugru is basically the most awesome stuff ever. Buy some, play with it, you will fall in love. There are so many things you can mod and hack with just a little bit of the stuff! Check out these projects using Sugru to get some cool ideas! null null null null null null null ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 11:10:17 PDT
101 Crafty Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/101-Crafty-Gifts-To-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ZQPZ/GHSYTQ7I/FVBZQPZGHSYTQ7I.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo 101 Crafty Gifts is a collection of simple, beautiful gifts you can make!  Looking for that perfect gift to make for someone? This collection of over 100 projects from Instructables.com has step-by-step instructions and pictures to get you going! Whether you're into knitting, sewing, food, or craft...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 14:00:03 PST
LittleBits Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/LittleBits-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/4HX7/HRI8X153/F2D4HX7HRI8X153.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We recently ran a Supercharged Contest sponsored by littleBits, here are some of the great projects that came in that used the littleBits product suite. What could you make that lights up, moves, or makes noise? :D null null null null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:52:50 PST
Last Minute Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Last-Minute-Valentines-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JC49/HRN4FKWE/FWFJC49HRN4FKWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JC49/HRN4FKWE/FWFJC49HRN4FKWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JC49/HRN4FKWE/FWFJC49HRN4FKWE.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Today is Valentine's Day. Instead of paying through the nose for roses, lovingly handicraft a special something for your special someone. If you're without a special someone, make something for yourself. (5 minute microwave cake, anyone?) null Office project! With the included template, you can b...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:35:25 PST
10 Candy-less Valentines for Kids to hand out at School http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Candy-less-Valentines-for-Kids-to-hand-out-at-S/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Kids love candy, but sometimes, handing candy out at school just isn't appropriate. Or, you just want to balance the candy to valentine ratio your children get. Either way, here are 10 cute candy-less valentines for your kids to hand out at school! null null null null null nu...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:34:10 PST
Valentines for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Do you still not have treats for your kids to take into school and give to their friends? You're in luck! We have some DIY Valentines perfect for kids! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:45:25 PST
Projects for Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-for-Valentines-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/YNWR/HIGF70Q9/FBGYNWRHIGF70Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/YNWR/HIGF70Q9/FBGYNWRHIGF70Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/YNWR/HIGF70Q9/FBGYNWRHIGF70Q9.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Making homemade Valentine's Day cards and gifts is about the cutest thing possible. Try your hand at making some great Valentine's Day presents from these cool projects for Valentine's Day! null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 15:35:14 PDT
Encyclopedia of ATX to Bench Power Supply Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Encyclopedia-of-ATX-to-Bench-Power-Supply-Conversi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/D0LS/HR0AP061/FB0D0LSHR0AP061.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/D0LS/HR0AP061/FB0D0LSHR0AP061.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/D0LS/HR0AP061/FB0D0LSHR0AP061.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel This guide has almost every ATX computer power supply to bench power supply published to date on Instructables. It should be interesting to both those who want to do a conversion, and to those interested in the evolution of a popular topic that has been done over and over on the site. Sometimes th...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:37:19 PST
Valentine's Day Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Cards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/08SL/HR8VET9V/FJD08SLHR8VET9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/08SL/HR8VET9V/FJD08SLHR8VET9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/08SL/HR8VET9V/FJD08SLHR8VET9V.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Keep it easy this Valentine's day with a homemade card. Make an easy pixelated one, or take your time and stitch a Doctor Who Tardis for your special someone. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 18:01:59 PST
Treats for Geeks http://www.instructables.com/id/Treats-for-Geeks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/Y638/GM552FU5/FIVY638GM552FU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/Y638/GM552FU5/FIVY638GM552FU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/Y638/GM552FU5/FIVY638GM552FU5.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Treats for Geeks" is a cookbook for the inner gamer, geek, or nerd in all of us.  Recipes include sweet snacks based on Super Mario Brothers, Halo, Portal, Zelda and more.  Also included are special treats for math nerds, fractal fans, android lovers and everyone in between. All projects come from ...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 10:01:04 PDT
Valentines Treats http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Treats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/845Y/HR3EMUX3/FPL845YHR3EMUX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/845Y/HR3EMUX3/FPL845YHR3EMUX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/845Y/HR3EMUX3/FPL845YHR3EMUX3.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Break out the sugar and spice and surprise your loved one with a special treat this Valentines Day. There is nothing that compliments a romantic occasion quite like giving your sweetheart handcrafted goodies. Be it chocolate covered strawberries or dulce de leche, you can be sure to find an indulgen...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:02:46 PST
Secret Doors, Drawers & Compartments http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Doors-Drawers-Compartments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/NKZZ/GZPZMN9U/FLKNKZZGZPZMN9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/NKZZ/GZPZMN9U/FLKNKZZGZPZMN9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/NKZZ/GZPZMN9U/FLKNKZZGZPZMN9U.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bruce Wayne hid the entrance to the Batcave behind a bookcase, operated by a button hidden in a bust of Shakespeare. Ever wanted to make your own? Here at instructables.com, we got you covered with secret doors, drawers & compartments!  This guide features 16 projects built by our users made to kee...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 13:59:50 PDT
Ultimate Superbowl Snack Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Superbowl-Snack-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/WQTO/HQVLDEWJ/F69WQTOHQVLDEWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/WQTO/HQVLDEWJ/F69WQTOHQVLDEWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/WQTO/HQVLDEWJ/F69WQTOHQVLDEWJ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Are you ready for the Superbowl? Whether your team is playing or not, it is a great excuse to get together and indulge on the fattiest, most delicious snacks you can think of. Here is the ultimate collection of Superbowl Snacks! null null null null null null null null...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:32:24 PST
Snow Play http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Play/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don't let the weather keep you indoors - get out and play!  Snow Play is a look-book of fun projects to inspire you to channel your inner Rodin and sculpt something amazing!  All of these projects are executed by snow-building pros, and some even have step-by-step instructions so you can recreate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:36:12 PST
Touchable Chainsaw Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchable-Chainsaw-Robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8O8F/HQJDT271/FDJ8O8FHQJDT271.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8O8F/HQJDT271/FDJ8O8FHQJDT271.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8O8F/HQJDT271/FDJ8O8FHQJDT271.SMALL.jpg morganrauscher ‚ÄčI have been building sculpture for over ten years and I have watched the evolution of machining technology go from CNC milling to 3D desktop object printing. These ‘making machines’ have formed a physical gap between my hands and the materials I sculpt, and I see this as a problem. As a contemporar...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:13:42 PST
5 Minute Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/VNBD/FQCTOATL/FKVVNBDFQCTOATL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/VNBD/FQCTOATL/FKVVNBDFQCTOATL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/VNBD/FQCTOATL/FKVVNBDFQCTOATL.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Happen to have a few extra minutes? Need to entertain someone for a little while? Well, look no further because here are some great things you can do and make in the next few minutes. Epic ventures to build your own butler robot (in 55 easy steps), are awesome, but can take some time. It's cool, w...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:53:08 PST
healthy recipes for the new year http://www.instructables.com/id/healthy-recipes-for-the-new-year/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/93V2/HQ1E0IRW/FWF93V2HQ1E0IRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/93V2/HQ1E0IRW/FWF93V2HQ1E0IRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/93V2/HQ1E0IRW/FWF93V2HQ1E0IRW.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Check out our Healthy Eating Contest for more recipes! A collection of some of my favorite recipes to help get you on track nutritionally for the New Year! Before I came to work here at Instructables, I was CHES certified and pursuing a career in Public Health Education, and you can see that refle...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 14:04:37 PST
Learn New Skills http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-New-Skills/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/QSAB/HPY97NXK/FSTQSABHPY97NXK.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Acquire a new skill to increase your cognitive capacity. These projects by Instructables staff and featured authors will help you get started with new skills, and the Instructables community is full of great project ideas to help you build on what you learn. null The premier introduction to Ardui...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:50:15 PST
16 Gifts for the Office Gift Exchange http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Gifts-for-the-Office-Gift-Exchange/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/RDDC/HPKATZY2/FQVRDDCHPKATZY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/RDDC/HPKATZY2/FQVRDDCHPKATZY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/RDDC/HPKATZY2/FQVRDDCHPKATZY2.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick What do you get for your fellow employees?  Don't think too much on it, just pick out one of these projects and you will be all set.  This collection of 16 awesome office gifts include projects made from office supplies and projects you would just love to have at the office!  Take a look, pick one o...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:53:26 PST
Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Ornaments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/U93W/HPKATYZ3/FVMU93WHPKATYZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/U93W/HPKATYZ3/FVMU93WHPKATYZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/U93W/HPKATYZ3/FVMU93WHPKATYZ3.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Decorate your tree this year with unique hand-made Christmas Ornaments!  No ones tree will look as festive as yours.  So many ornaments including origami, LEDs, beads, and more! null Toys as ornaments! null Power up your Christmas and give your tree Extra Life with these super cute Super Mari...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:53:07 PST
Gingerbread Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Houses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/2AFK/GHDSNA79/FJV2AFKGHDSNA79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/2AFK/GHDSNA79/FJV2AFKGHDSNA79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/2AFK/GHDSNA79/FJV2AFKGHDSNA79.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Gingerbread Houses is a collection of inspiring gingerbread houses made from scratch. Check out the House from Up, the Eiffel Tower, and even a laser-cut gingerbread bridge! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by professional gingerbread architects, and contain pictures to inspire ...
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Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:03:05 PST
Alternative Christmas Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Christmas-Trees/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/DDGD/HPEG8ISP/FEUDDGDHPEG8ISP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink No time to buy and decorate a real Christmas tree? Sick of the wonky and dusty fake one in your basement? Try an alternative Christmas tree! :D We've collected some of our favorite alternative Christmas trees on Instructables in this guide - there's something for every skill level here! Alternative...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:22:36 PST
Make a Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/D4AQ/HPEG8HMX/FVTD4AQHPEG8HMX.SMALL.jpg frenzy Now that the holidays are here, its wreath season! Show your joy for the year by creating a unique wreath for your door or living room! Making your own wreath is fun for the whole family! null null null Scrounging the ground of my apartment complex, I found some good wreath making fodder...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:15:39 PST
Paper Snowflakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Snowflakes-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/SF67/HPEG8FJF/F2JSF67HPEG8FJF.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Paper Snowflakes are incredibly easy, traditional decorations for the Winter season.  All you need is paper, scissors and you are all set!  You can make them an exact imitation of real six pointed snowflakes, or branch off and see what fun designs crop up from your crazy cutting!  Grab your scissors...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:09:11 PST
Winter Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides As temperatures dive below freezing for the winter and the long nights take hold, it's important to focus on some of the positive things that winter weather can bring us. Without cold weather there would be no snow, no ice, no backyard skating rinks, no sledding, no snow arches to build, and certain...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:45:40 PST
16 Great Gifts made from Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Great-Gifts-made-from-Garbage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/XZWZ/HPCWWIFP/F4TXZWZHPCWWIFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/XZWZ/HPCWWIFP/F4TXZWZHPCWWIFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/XZWZ/HPCWWIFP/F4TXZWZHPCWWIFP.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick If you've delayed your gift shopping a little too long this holiday season, check out these 16 great gifts that are made out of things you were just going to throw away anyway.  Some are quick, some are easy, and some don't take much effort at all.  Don't make up any excuses this year; it's so easy ...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:44:34 PST
Craftsman Holiday Project Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Craftsman-Holiday-Project-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/8NE4/HPCWWB7G/F498NE4HPCWWB7G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/8NE4/HPCWWB7G/F498NE4HPCWWB7G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/8NE4/HPCWWB7G/F498NE4HPCWWB7G.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Working on some holiday decorations and gifts for your loved ones? Craftsman offers an amazing range of quality tools that allow you make anything you can imagine. Here are some great Instructables, sponsored by Craftsman, to help make your holidays merry and bright!If you're planning on making so...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:43:50 PST
Cookies from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookies-from-Scratch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/DM69/HPAMYS2G/FQ2DM69HPAMYS2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/DM69/HPAMYS2G/FQ2DM69HPAMYS2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/DM69/HPAMYS2G/FQ2DM69HPAMYS2G.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Make cookies from scratch with one of these classic recipes.  Following the rules of my mothers kitchen cookies are to be made from scratch!  No prepared doughs!  Use this guide to recreate a classic cookie or a cookie with a little more spice.  We have an assortment of recipes for you to try. nu...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:49:48 PST
Manly Knits http://www.instructables.com/id/Manly-Knits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/XOXR/GJQEIA6X/FUCXOXRGJQEIA6X.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Real men knit.  "Manly Knits" is your guide to real manly knitting ideas.  Whether the term "cast-on" is foreign to you, or you're ready to knit up a full-on skull balaclava, we've got great ideas to inspire your next project.  Knit yourself a Steve Zissou hat, a giant moustache, a beard warmer, and...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:54 PST
Gift Ideas for Men http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Ideas-for-Men/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/SOGZ/HPAMYKT7/FWPSOGZHPAMYKT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/SOGZ/HPAMYKT7/FWPSOGZHPAMYKT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/SOGZ/HPAMYKT7/FWPSOGZHPAMYKT7.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Stumped on what to get your guy for the holidays?  Have no fear, Instructables is a hot bed of handmade gift ideas for men!  He'll appreciate the extra time you spent and extra money you saved by making him a gift from the heart.  These Instructables are sure to inspire the perfect present for the m...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:48:45 PST
Easy Christmas Crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Christmas-Crafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/WM07/HP7WVBI9/FX1WM07HP7WVBI9.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo There's no better way to get in the spirit of Christmas than with these easy Christmas crafts.  This delightful medley of holiday craft Instructables will have you whistling carols in no time.  Whether you need a quick gift to give, or some simple decorations to deck your halls, these Instructables ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:43:22 PST
Gift Ideas for Women http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Ideas-for-Women/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/4RWG/HP5SNHAE/F7T4RWGHP5SNHAE.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don't know what to get for the wonderful women in your life this year? Look no further - Instructables has you covered for handmade gifts that are sure to please. She will be wowed that you took the time and consideration to make something with your own hands to show her how much you care. And she's...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:43:49 PST
Super Mario Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Christmas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/TGL1/HP5SN9W1/FHITGL1HP5SN9W1.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Transported direct from the Mushroom Kingdom to Instructables - it's the Super Mario Brothers Christmas guide! Chock full of 1-up ornaments, Goomba shoe stockings, and an incredibly lifelike gingerbread recreation of Mario himself, this list of Mario Christmas projects has everything you need to se...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:35:26 PST
Handmade Holiday Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Holiday-Cards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VT1N/HP4YPSAO/FQXVT1NHP4YPSAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VT1N/HP4YPSAO/FQXVT1NHP4YPSAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/VT1N/HP4YPSAO/FQXVT1NHP4YPSAO.SMALL.jpg Natalina What better way to connect with family and friends than with a homemade holiday card - with a personal touch a card is a gift in itself. Here are some ideas for holiday specific cards, and some general card and printing concepts to spark the imagination. Break out some paper and a knife, and get c...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:57:13 PST
10 Epic Gingerbread Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Epic-Gingerbread-Houses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/ME11/HP0CR3M7/FA0ME11HP0CR3M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/ME11/HP0CR3M7/FA0ME11HP0CR3M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/ME11/HP0CR3M7/FA0ME11HP0CR3M7.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink You can go ordinary this year with your Gingerbread houses and creations or you can go extreme with one of these awesome Instructables! null null null null null null null null null null
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:59:14 PST