Instructables: exploring - guide - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:59:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 33 DIY Dog Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/33-DIY-Dog-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/WUZH/IDTAMFRZ/FB6WUZHIDTAMFRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/WUZH/IDTAMFRZ/FB6WUZHIDTAMFRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/WUZH/IDTAMFRZ/FB6WUZHIDTAMFRZ.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx "Happiness is a warm puppy." —Charles SchulzDive into a dog DIY afternoon with these fun pooch projects. Bicycle Sidecar for your Dog WiFi Enabled Puppy Condo How to make a woven rope bone dog toy Easy Superhero Photo Booth Lion Dog Costume Paracord Dog Leash Green Roofed D...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:12:48 PDT
50 Fantastic Female Authors! http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Fantastic-Female-Authors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/MGEY/IDR81GZZ/F60MGEYIDR81GZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/MGEY/IDR81GZZ/F60MGEYIDR81GZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/MGEY/IDR81GZZ/F60MGEYIDR81GZZ.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz August 26th is National Women's Equality Day, and I created this collection to celebrate some of the most talented women on Instructables. These women know how to weld, knit, program electronics, and build furniture. You can always learn something from an Instructable, and these ladies can teach you...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:58:12 PDT
15 Dream-Worthy Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Dream-Worthy-Beds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/6CB0/IDLI26E5/FUS6CB0IDLI26E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/6CB0/IDLI26E5/FUS6CB0IDLI26E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/6CB0/IDLI26E5/FUS6CB0IDLI26E5.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx You spend about 1/3 of your life in bed. It's where you do some of your most important work: dreaming!If you're going to devote time and energy toward making something cool for yourself, a homemade bed is a solid choice.Here are 15 of my favorite bed projects on Instructables. From floating illusion...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:26:54 PDT
Choosing Greener Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Materials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SMALL.jpg Jer_Faludi Choosing greener materials and components for your project — made easy. What makes one kind of plastic/ metal/ wood/ power supply more sustainable than another? Check out this collection to find out. Let's make greener stuff! Choosing Greener Plastics Choosing Greener Wood Choosing Greener...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:16:35 PDT
20 Projects Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Projects-Under-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/YMYQ/IDBHYMFP/FE5YMYQIDBHYMFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/YMYQ/IDBHYMFP/FE5YMYQIDBHYMFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/YMYQ/IDBHYMFP/FE5YMYQIDBHYMFP.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz We're all looking to save a buck these days, and these projects let you do just that while having some fun in the process. Spend $20 to make all kinds of things, from squiggle bots to projector screens. Easy Squiggle Bot Solar Scare Mosquito 3D Printed DSLR Slider! Cheaper than 20$ 10...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:32:20 PDT
11 Best Weather Stations http://www.instructables.com/id/11-Best-Weather-Stations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/1FHH/IDBHYMXC/FWI1FHHIDBHYMXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/1FHH/IDBHYMXC/FWI1FHHIDBHYMXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/1FHH/IDBHYMXC/FWI1FHHIDBHYMXC.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Make one to take on the go, mount one to a powerline pole, or harness the sun's rays to power it. Whatever type of weather station you're looking to build, these projects are sure to inspire. Weather station using SAMIIO, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station wit...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:35:14 PDT
Top 30 IKEA Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-30-IKEA-Hacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/SWCA/ICX7SUY7/FJQSWCAICX7SUY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/SWCA/ICX7SUY7/FJQSWCAICX7SUY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/SWCA/ICX7SUY7/FJQSWCAICX7SUY7.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx At the heart of IKEA hacking is the desire to customize. There's just something about those clean, minimal Scandinavian designs that inspire folks to roll up their sleeves and improve, re-imagine, and add functionality.Instructables has tons of cool and creative IKEA hacks. Here are the top 30 IKEA ...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:22:29 PDT
17 Amazing Watermelon Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/17-Amazing-Watermelon-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/PQL1/ICX7KS5R/FTLPQL1ICX7KS5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/PQL1/ICX7KS5R/FTLPQL1ICX7KS5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/PQL1/ICX7KS5R/FTLPQL1ICX7KS5R.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Homemade Watermelon Beer Fruit and Watermelon Pizza Watermelon Jerky watermelon shark Salty (or not) Watermelon Pops HOMEMADE SOUR PATCH WATERMELON Quinoa Salad with Watermelon and Lemon Chevril Vinaigrette Lemony Watermelon Sorbet Yogurt Filled Watermelon Popsicl...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 13:55:46 PDT
12 Simple Kitchen Upgrades http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Simple-Kitchen-Upgrades/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/S5QC/ICWG2NFT/F3MS5QCICWG2NFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/S5QC/ICWG2NFT/F3MS5QCICWG2NFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/S5QC/ICWG2NFT/F3MS5QCICWG2NFT.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx I like to think of the kitchen as a workshop. Just like any workshop, you want your tools sharp and your workspace neat.But beyond these rules of thumb, it's smart to periodically assess your kitchen as a workspace. Are there ways you could improve it? Almost certainly, the answer is yes.Here are 12...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:52:58 PDT
14 Spectacular Word Clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/14-Spectacular-Word-Clocks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/6RFB/ICHHQJ35/FO26RFBICHHQJ35.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx These days, most people tell time by looking at numerals, whether they're on an analog clock, a digital watch, or a smartphone.If you're looking for something a little different, why not a word clock?(And if that doesn't tickle your fancy, perhaps a sundial watch would be more your speed…) The Wor...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:32:07 PDT
13 Handmade Tiny Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Handmade-Tiny-Houses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/STAS/ICE1VZ2S/F9WSTASICE1VZ2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/STAS/ICE1VZ2S/F9WSTASICE1VZ2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/STAS/ICE1VZ2S/F9WSTASICE1VZ2S.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx "Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it."—Leonardo Da VinciThe best things in life aren't things, and folks that decide to live in tiny houses embrace that ethos wholeheartedly.Here are 13 tiny houses that'll get you inspired to build your own tiny abode OR make you appre...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:13:28 PDT
Raspberry Pi Build Night (May 2015) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Build-Night-May-2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/RZ49/IBW25CO7/F59RZ49IBW25CO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/RZ49/IBW25CO7/F59RZ49IBW25CO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/RZ49/IBW25CO7/F59RZ49IBW25CO7.SMALL.jpg amberrayh Build Night with Raspberry Pi and Adafruit. null null null null null null Raspberry Pi Prototyping Kit Processing Data with RasPi and Particle (formerly Spark) PiHub Giant Snake Game Controller Raspberry Pi Timelapse Raspberry Pi 2 DIY LED LAN device co...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:55:31 PDT
Fun with watermelons http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-with-watermelons/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/XQNQ/IBJ752EB/F3FXQNQIBJ752EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/XQNQ/IBJ752EB/F3FXQNQIBJ752EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/XQNQ/IBJ752EB/F3FXQNQIBJ752EB.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Summertime means watermelons! Not only are watermelons refreshing and fun to eat, but there are loads of creative ways to prepare them. From a watermelon carved to look like a shark, to a classic watermelon smoothie, there's plenty of ways to enjoy this pink treat. Here's a collection of great water...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:36:53 PDT
Rainbow Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/T7ZP/IBDHRBGS/FAKT7ZPIBDHRBGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/T7ZP/IBDHRBGS/FAKT7ZPIBDHRBGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/T7ZP/IBDHRBGS/FAKT7ZPIBDHRBGS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Celebrate with these fun, colorful projects! Rainbow Baby Stacking Toy Summer Holiday Rainbow Card Crochet Rainbow Coin Purse Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers How to make rainbow button cluster earrings easily How to build a Rainbow Loom using K'NEX Rainbow Ring Wall Clock R...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:05:29 PDT
Father's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/HPGG/GOWNSQ18/FXQHPGGGOWNSQ18.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Your dad is your number one fan!  He helped you with your homework when you were a kid and has given you countless advice over the years.  This Father's Day show your dad how much you appreciate him with a handmade gift.  We've gathered together the perfect gifts to make this Father's Day extra spec...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 16:11:41 PDT
DIY Jurassic Park http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jurassic-Park/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Back in 1993 when the original Jurassic Park movie was released, there was a surge in the popularity of dinosaur-themed everything. With the recent release of Jurassic World, dinosaurs are back to rule the internet again. (Wait, did they rule the internet in 1993? Maybe in the chat rooms…)Here are s...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:57:18 PDT
Featured Author: dtextor http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-dtextor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/T704/I3VHAL1N/FXQT704I3VHAL1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/T704/I3VHAL1N/FXQT704I3VHAL1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/T704/I3VHAL1N/FXQT704I3VHAL1N.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Dominik Textor is better known around these parts as dtextor. The Swiss mechatronics engineer enjoys sharing a wide range of projects here on Instructables, from fun (Nosey USB-Sheep), to practical (The Quest for the Perfect Wallet), to tools for adventure (The MicroCamper aka "Fat Berta"). In his I...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:11:09 PST
LED Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cubes-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RTKA/IADRM01V/FNNRTKAIADRM01V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RTKA/IADRM01V/FNNRTKAIADRM01V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/RTKA/IADRM01V/FNNRTKAIADRM01V.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Fire up your soldering iron, it's time to make an LED cube!This is a collection of the best LED cube projects on Instructables, so whatever type of cube you're looking to make, you'll find some helpful tips and inspiration in here. 8x8x8, 7x7x7, 4x4x4, uber cubes, resin cubes, and even a 1x1x1 LED c...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:44:23 PDT
Beginning Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BM2G/I6WDNXLK/F9ABM2GI6WDNXLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BM2G/I6WDNXLK/F9ABM2GI6WDNXLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/BM2G/I6WDNXLK/F9ABM2GI6WDNXLK.SMALL.jpg JRV31 This collection is a list of Instructables that will help the beginning Arduino User. I have tried to pick Instructables that illustrate a concept with a simple circuit and sketch. Some of them were written by me, and any instructable written by someone else was used with their permission. null T...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 07:56:40 PST
Brown Dog Gadgets Build Night (March 2015) http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Dog-Gadgets-Build-Night-March-2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/J558/IA56YY6G/F5TJ558IA56YY6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/J558/IA56YY6G/F5TJ558IA56YY6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/J558/IA56YY6G/F5TJ558IA56YY6G.SMALL.jpg amberrayh Build Night with Brown Dog Gadgets null null Solar Phone Charging Back Pack Glowing solar tree Solar boat Solar piano solar arduino snake Nano solar fan Solar Activated Cooling Fan A Solar Powered Remote Sensor Nickel Plating with Solar Power Backpack Mo...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:43:00 PDT
Bench Power Supply Tutorials http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Power-Supply-Tutorials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/B64A/I9YBNT7H/FMSB64AI9YBNT7H.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx (Variable voltage) power to the people!A good power supply is useful when working with electronics, but it can be pricey. If you want to customize the size or output of your benchtop power supply, building your own can be a good option.Here are the most popular bench power supply projects on Instruc...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:09:39 PDT
Intel IoT http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/CS83/HZCJ78VY/F5KCS83HZCJ78VY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/CS83/HZCJ78VY/F5KCS83HZCJ78VY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/CS83/HZCJ78VY/F5KCS83HZCJ78VY.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Introducing the Intel® Internet of Things hub which brings you the best IoT Instructables. Participate in our upcoming Intel IoT InvitationalLearn More at the Intel® IoT Zone COLLECTION | Intel® Galileo Projects COLLECTION | Intel® Edison Projects COLLECTION | Intel® IoT Roadshow Projects ...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:18:59 PDT
Stirling Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engines/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The Stirling engine is an external combustion engine invented in 1816. It is quieter and more efficient than the steam engine, and it can run on nearly any heat source — which means it is compatible with alternative and renewable energy sources.Interested in getting hands-on with this interesting en...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:40:21 PST
Homemade Forge Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Forge-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HZTO/I5THUTLA/FJGHZTOI5THUTLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HZTO/I5THUTLA/FJGHZTOI5THUTLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/HZTO/I5THUTLA/FJGHZTOI5THUTLA.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Having the ability to heat metal enough to alter its physical state and make it do your bidding is an awesome power.Here are some DIY forge projects that'll get you in the mood to mold some metal. How to Build a Forge (Gas) How to Make a Soup Can Forge Brake drum blacksmith forge how t...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:29:32 PST
Infinity Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirrors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/AGYG/I5F7LIBB/FPGAGYGI5F7LIBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/AGYG/I5F7LIBB/FPGAGYGI5F7LIBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/AGYG/I5F7LIBB/FPGAGYGI5F7LIBB.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The dazzling infinity mirror effect is achieved using two mirrors: a regular mirror with LEDs in front of it, and a second one-way mirror that reflects the LED image back onto the fully reflective mirror. The result is a series of smaller and smaller reflections that recede into an infinite distance...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:16:58 PST
Palate-Pleasing Dishes for Your Late 20's http://www.instructables.com/id/Palate-Pleasing-Dishes-for-Your-Late-20s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/DVOM/I0TV7RQD/FA5DVOMI0TV7RQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/DVOM/I0TV7RQD/FA5DVOMI0TV7RQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/DVOM/I0TV7RQD/FA5DVOMI0TV7RQD.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Your teen years and early twenties are a a calorie-filled fast food fest. Lots of drive-thru meals, microwaved dinners, and budget is almost always an issue. Then slowly a shift begins to happen and you realize you can't eat three $.29 cheeseburgers without reaching for the Tums. Just as your taste...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 16:30:32 PDT
12 Projects You Can Print with 3D Hubs! http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Projects-You-Can-Print-with-3D-Hubs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/7VPO/I9PH3SON/FWG7VPOI9PH3SON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/7VPO/I9PH3SON/FWG7VPOI9PH3SON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/7VPO/I9PH3SON/FWG7VPOI9PH3SON.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Did you know that you can print any STL file on Instructables with just a few clicks? We've partnered with 3D Hubs to connect you with local makers that can print your designs for you within a couple of hours! These 12 projects are a great way to test out the service and own a little piece of Instru...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 14:27:00 PDT
Top 10 Workbenches http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Workbenches/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/GQKR/I9PH3HV8/FCNGQKRI9PH3HV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/GQKR/I9PH3HV8/FCNGQKRI9PH3HV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/GQKR/I9PH3HV8/FCNGQKRI9PH3HV8.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz This collection contains the top 10 workbenches on Instructables. Serious makers need a dedicated space for making things and a functional system for keeping your shop organized to boot! Enjoy this round up of our most well-documented workbenches. Building a real woodworker's workbench A woodwork...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 13:36:08 PDT
Star Wars Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/4Y24/HJGE244M/FOD4Y24HJGE244M.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Does this even need an explanation? Who doesn't love Star Wars! Check out these awesome Star Wars projects, props, costumes, and other whacky things. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:51:55 PDT
Creative Container Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-Container-Gardens/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YGOG/GLL5058L/FK4YGOGGLL5058L.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Whether you feel constrained by space or are just looking for new ways to display your garden, "Creative Container Gardens" is for you!  You'll find unique ways to display your plants using everything from bottles, to walls, to imaginatively re-purposed household objects. All projects come from Inst...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 10:02:46 PDT
12 Fun and Easy Pranks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Fun-and-Easy-Pranks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MXQM/HWNGFPLC/F0LMXQMHWNGFPLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MXQM/HWNGFPLC/F0LMXQMHWNGFPLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/MXQM/HWNGFPLC/F0LMXQMHWNGFPLC.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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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:13:49 PDT
spring cleaning guide http://www.instructables.com/id/spring-cleaning-guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/046F/I7CC7IAV/FA0046FI7CC7IAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/046F/I7CC7IAV/FA0046FI7CC7IAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/046F/I7CC7IAV/FA0046FI7CC7IAV.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Our authors here at Instructables take cleaning SERIOUSLY. The first day of spring is fast approaching, so why not get a teeny head start on your spring cleaning? We've got homemade cleaning products and supplies, tips and tricks for cleaning all kinds of things around your house, and even some solu...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:20:55 PDT
how to make a fort http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3YEP/I6RT1X8E/FQL3YEPI6RT1X8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3YEP/I6RT1X8E/FQL3YEPI6RT1X8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3YEP/I6RT1X8E/FQL3YEPI6RT1X8E.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Want to know how to make a fort? These are some of my favorite forts on Instructables! It's hard to choose a favorite. Check out our Fort Contest to see some fancy new ones! http://www.instructables.com/contest/fort2013 Monster Truck Fort Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed Simple table tent ...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:49:37 PST
DIY Spock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/IJ2M/I6NI3WKL/FUVIJ2MI6NI3WKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/IJ2M/I6NI3WKL/FUVIJ2MI6NI3WKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/IJ2M/I6NI3WKL/FUVIJ2MI6NI3WKL.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Live long and prosper.Rest in peace, Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015). "Live long and prosper" Kirk and Spock "Peg" People Vulcan salute cookie Sculpey Mr. Spock Spock Coasters - Laser cut Mr. Spock Earmuffs - Leonard Nimoy Tribute Do your own star trek sweat shirt ! Spock's S...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:33:40 PST
DIY Cthulhu http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cthulhu/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/3W33/I4UNU80L/F6W3W33I4UNU80L.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Feeling crafty and fond of Cthulhu? Here is some DIY Cthulhu inspiration."If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotes...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:16:59 PST
Featured Author: Shazni http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Shazni/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/QZJD/I697PWGT/FNUQZJDI697PWGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/QZJD/I697PWGT/FNUQZJDI697PWGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/QZJD/I697PWGT/FNUQZJDI697PWGT.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Shazni's nieces and nephews wearing the t-shirts their aunt has won over the yearsHello there! In this interview I would like the instructables community to get to know the user Shazni better.Shazni joined the site in 2009 and has been avidly posting ever since. She frequently places in our contes...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:59:43 PST
Crock Pot Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Crock-Pot-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ONAK/HJKBRC3D/FX2ONAKHJKBRC3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ONAK/HJKBRC3D/FX2ONAKHJKBRC3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/ONAK/HJKBRC3D/FX2ONAKHJKBRC3D.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Crock pots are such versatile kitchen appliances, you can make all kinds of things in them, from soups to cakes! Check out these crock pot recipes and use get the most out of your slow cooker! Effortless Chili for Cold Days beef ranchero One Pot Stacked Enchilada Pie Cooking food - ma...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:23:36 PDT
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
Ugly Sweater Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Ugly-Sweater-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GB5H/I2F1YKLU/FLXGB5HI2F1YKLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GB5H/I2F1YKLU/FLXGB5HI2F1YKLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GB5H/I2F1YKLU/FLXGB5HI2F1YKLU.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx What's the appeal of the ugly sweater? Apart from the grandma/nostalgia factor, it brings humor, bright colors, and just a dash of irony to the dark days of winter.The rise in popularity of the ugly sweater party has generated a plethora of fantastically ridiculous sweaters. Let this collection of u...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:15:05 PST
Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Dessert-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/H1SS/I2MXXEHP/F79H1SSI2MXXEHP.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx No Thanksgiving feast would be complete without something sweet to eat after you've had the turkey and other savory fixins.Here are some delicious recipes to check out as you're planning your t-day menu. Whether you want to go traditional, with pumpkin and pecan pies, or more unusual, like cranberry...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:18:14 PST
Surviving Snowvember http://www.instructables.com/id/Surviving-Snowvember/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz The Buffalo area has been hit by unexpected snowfall amounts, but that doesn't stop the citizens of the snowed-in city from making the best of it. I've seen dozens of pictures on social media — ranging from carved out beer refrigerators to tunnels allowing people to escape their homes. These folks k...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:56 PST
Thanksgiving Sides http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Sides/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/T5B4/I2RUJG99/FD6T5B4I2RUJG99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/T5B4/I2RUJG99/FD6T5B4I2RUJG99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/T5B4/I2RUJG99/FD6T5B4I2RUJG99.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Cheesy Onion Casserole: Best Thanksgiving Side Dish Ever! Stuffing Corn Bread Homemade Cranberry Sauce Roasted Sweet Potatoes Giblet gravy Garlic Mashed Potatoes Vegetarian Potato Mushroom Pie shepherd's pie (with tots!) Tasty Twice Baked Potatoes mashed po...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:40:28 PST
foodfoooodfooood http://www.instructables.com/id/foodfoooodfooood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QD5A/I2LM3NHX/FYQQD5AI2LM3NHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QD5A/I2LM3NHX/FYQQD5AI2LM3NHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/QD5A/I2LM3NHX/FYQQD5AI2LM3NHX.SMALL.jpg JodiStar thanksgiving dinner for two nomnomnom stuffing muffins yes roasted butternut squash yuymmmmmmm chicken pot pie recipe yummm naan recipe yum mexican rice chocolate microwave cake microwave cake pulled pork recipe fried polenta marinara sauce polenta lasagna ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:53:14 PST
Easy Thanksgiving Recipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Thanksgiving-Recipes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/308E/HO7XIV0P/F7A308EHO7XIV0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/308E/HO7XIV0P/F7A308EHO7XIV0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/308E/HO7XIV0P/F7A308EHO7XIV0P.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Instructables has rounded up these easy Thanksgiving recipes to make sure your big day turns out perfectly!  Whether you're searching for some quick side dishes to serve, or need the whole menu to be as pain-free as possible, we've got you covered.  So take it easy this year - try these recipes and ...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:47:06 PST
Kid stuff (Big kids too) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-stuff-Big-kids-too/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/4N8U/I2F226JY/FXX4N8UI2F226JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/4N8U/I2F226JY/FXX4N8UI2F226JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/4N8U/I2F226JY/FXX4N8UI2F226JY.SMALL.jpg alhazen Stuff to do with the kids. Kid's Green Tech - Solar Garden Lamp Kit Good take home project. Mass producing LED powering wind turbines in a kids workshop Cheap working model that might work with water wheel and hand crank too. Wind Turbine/s For Free! (Small 8"inch Blades) Inexpensive Min...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:46:23 PST
Movember Madness! http://www.instructables.com/id/Movember-Madness/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CN36/I2F200AZ/FTSCN36I2F200AZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CN36/I2F200AZ/FTSCN36I2F200AZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CN36/I2F200AZ/FTSCN36I2F200AZ.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Every November, men all over the world grow out their facial hair to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer. Movember began in 2003 and was the brainchild of two Australian men who wanted their friends to grow mo's with them. The charity was officially recognized in Australia in 2006 and...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:58:48 PST
Featured Author Interview: Andrea Biffi http://www.instructables.com/id/Features-Author-Interview-Andrea-Biffi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OALS/I26OOM6O/FO0OALSI26OOM6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OALS/I26OOM6O/FO0OALSI26OOM6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OALS/I26OOM6O/FO0OALSI26OOM6O.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Andrea Biffi has an incredible eye for detail in both his photographs and Instructables. His work continues to influence photographers, Sugru enthusiasts, and designers on Instructables, and his positivity comes through in every comment he writes. I was fortunate enough to interview him about his ex...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 22:39:38 PST
Featured Author Interview: Mark Montano http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Interview-Mark-Montano/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/9HFC/I21R3WU8/FF89HFCI21R3WU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/9HFC/I21R3WU8/FF89HFCI21R3WU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/9HFC/I21R3WU8/FF89HFCI21R3WU8.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction As of late on instructables you may have noticed that we have become a bit more bright and stylish. This partial due Mark Montano; an awesome fun author who has made things such as Zipper Corsets, which was a Runner Up in our Zip It Good Contest.Mark is a published author of the crafting world, m...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 14:52:40 PST
Ultimate Halloween Make-Up Resource! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Halloween-Make-Up-Resource/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3WOB/HKVKP9K4/F263WOBHKVKP9K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3WOB/HKVKP9K4/F263WOBHKVKP9K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3WOB/HKVKP9K4/F263WOBHKVKP9K4.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Welcome to the Ultimate Halloween Make-Up Resource on Instructables! I ADORE Halloween! I grew up in a town where Halloween was and is a BIG deal. School gets out for Halloween in my home town, we have two nights of trick-or-treating and a crazy big Halloween parade. Growing up like that Hallowe...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:19:57 PDT
Halloween Cocktails http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Cocktails/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/IGU6/H8CVK98S/F9KIGU6H8CVK98S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/IGU6/H8CVK98S/F9KIGU6H8CVK98S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/IGU6/H8CVK98S/F9KIGU6H8CVK98S.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Shake it up this Halloween with a themed cocktail party.  Make your drinks smoke, bubble, and glow with these fun and inspired Halloween cocktail recipes.  You'll be sure to serve up something spooktacular!   null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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