Instructables: exploring - guide - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:39:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Survive Dorm Living http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Survive-Dorm-Living/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction For those of us went to college, dorms were a necessary evil. You space was limited, you might have kitchen or might not, suddenly you don't have access to your parents cooking supplies, no one seems to have the same idea of quiet as you, and you were stuck with this bland room with bland furnitur...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:35:01 PDT
10 Instructables for Sewing in an Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Sewing/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Sewing is space consuming. From the supplies to the laying out of the fabric. This collection will be a gathering of some of the awesome instructables to help those of us living in a space constraint to still be able to sew to our hearts content. Mini Pressing Board An ironing board that's as e...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:26:42 PDT
Sugru Build Night (July 2013) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Build-Night-July-2013/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/CXKQ/HJKBMG9R/F88CXKQHJKBMG9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/CXKQ/HJKBMG9R/F88CXKQHJKBMG9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/CXKQ/HJKBMG9R/F88CXKQHJKBMG9R.SMALL.jpg Carleyy These projects were created during the sugru build night in July 2013. Check out sugru.com 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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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:29:14 PDT
textile projects with patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/textile-projects-with-patterns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/K6ZV/HYZX4RW6/FJBK6ZVHYZX4RW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/K6ZV/HYZX4RW6/FJBK6ZVHYZX4RW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/K6ZV/HYZX4RW6/FJBK6ZVHYZX4RW6.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Sewing, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery; textiles are among the most flexible and adaptable of all maker media. This collection of step-by-step textile projects have the patterns included, meaning you can jump right in and make your own easily without puzzling out the way to make it. From sewing y...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:50:40 PDT
littleBits Build Night (June 2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Build-Night-June-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/0E3G/HYE5VTKU/FPW0E3GHYE5VTKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/0E3G/HYE5VTKU/FPW0E3GHYE5VTKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/0E3G/HYE5VTKU/FPW0E3GHYE5VTKU.SMALL.jpg Carleyy June 2014 Build Night with littleBits (http://littlebits.cc/) Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) Combustion Engine (LittleBits Project) Spinning Tardis with blinking LED (Powered by littleBits) LittleBits + Lego Animated Head littleBits Buggy littleBits + Arduino Game Show...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 10:06:08 PDT
shark week projects http://www.instructables.com/id/shark-week-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Shark Week is here and we've got loads of projects to make it even more exciting! Whether you want to dress yourself, your pets, or your vehicle as a shark, or eat food shaped like a shark - we have you covered. :DCheck out the projects below to make your Shark Week extra jawsome. shark week cat c...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:50:08 PDT
workshop projects with templates http://www.instructables.com/id/workshop-projects-with-templates/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FA2/XG7V/HYPNW4DT/FA2XG7VHYPNW4DT.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FA2/XG7V/HYPNW4DT/FA2XG7VHYPNW4DT.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FA2/XG7V/HYPNW4DT/FA2XG7VHYPNW4DT.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The workshop is where ideas meet tools, and projects come to life. The projects in this collection are great examples of what you can build in the workshop, and they each have a template or plans so you can build them yourself without any guesswork. From dinosaur skeletons to mini picnic tables to h...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:04:25 PDT
Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/3F1Y/HY8ILD8P/FGY3F1YHY8ILD8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/3F1Y/HY8ILD8P/FGY3F1YHY8ILD8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/3F1Y/HY8ILD8P/FGY3F1YHY8ILD8P.SMALL.jpg ARSteAm Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair Concrete Garden Bench Hydro Hive Concrete Egg Stand Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot null
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:15:49 PDT
crafty projects with templates http://www.instructables.com/id/crafty-projects-with-templates/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/XFEZ/HYG04G8O/F6GXFEZHYG04G8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/XFEZ/HYG04G8O/F6GXFEZHYG04G8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/XFEZ/HYG04G8O/F6GXFEZHYG04G8O.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Making things is hard. Most projects on Instructables point you in the right direction, but they don't tell you precisely what to do and how. But these? Hooo boy. These projects provide templates! Printable project plans that make preparing your project a piece of cake. If the fanciest computer-cont...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:31:09 PDT
EVERYTHING CUCUMBER http://www.instructables.com/id/EVERYTHING-CUCUMBER/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L4YN/HY9Y11X7/F6JL4YNHY9Y11X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L4YN/HY9Y11X7/F6JL4YNHY9Y11X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L4YN/HY9Y11X7/F6JL4YNHY9Y11X7.SMALL.jpg Ayushi Sharma Hey guys, this collection is all about CUCUMBERS. On a summer day whats better than fresh cucumbers and all you have to do is find some dishes from this collection and make it. This collection contains the best instructables containing cucumber. So, enjoy..:) Cool Candied Cucumber 10mins Cucum...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:58:12 PDT
DIY || Seats, Benches, Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Seats-Benches-Chairs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SMALL.jpg jbengochea A compilation of chair and bench DIY jobs I'd like to complete Tennis Ball Chair Scrap Table Rubber Hose Chair Full Metal Sofa ANICE stool Concrete Garden Bench Durable Hardwood Bench Reclined Pallet Wood Chair Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor Eno Hammock Stand ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:05:22 PDT
tech projects with files http://www.instructables.com/id/tech-projects-with-files/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/6ZP8/HY5Y4HIQ/FUZ6ZP8HY5Y4HIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/6ZP8/HY5Y4HIQ/FUZ6ZP8HY5Y4HIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/6ZP8/HY5Y4HIQ/FUZ6ZP8HY5Y4HIQ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Technology is awesome. Digital design allows you freedom to be completely flexible while creating, and turning your ideas into reality is (sometimes) as easy as pushing a button. This collection projects uses laser cutters, 3D printers, or Arduinos to bring your creations from digital to physical, a...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:37:05 PDT
THE BEST ORIGAMI PROJECTS http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-BEST-ORIGAMI-PROJECTS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/K0KU/HY12EIKU/F3RK0KUHY12EIKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/K0KU/HY12EIKU/F3RK0KUHY12EIKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/K0KU/HY12EIKU/F3RK0KUHY12EIKU.SMALL.jpg Ayushi Sharma Hey guys, this collection contains the best origami projects on instructables. So, just sit back and start making some of these and just enjoy..:) Origami Gift Box instant party paper lanterns A Dozen Red Origami Roses Paper ball ornaments for your Christmas tree The Spiral Data Ta...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:41:18 PDT
[newsletter] MC Escher Cutting Board, Rocket Stove, Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-MC-Escher-Cutting-Board-Rocket-Stove-Ti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6PEA/HXTUWHVH/F0I6PEAHXTUWHVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6PEA/HXTUWHVH/F0I6PEAHXTUWHVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/6PEA/HXTUWHVH/F0I6PEAHXTUWHVH.SMALL.jpg lebowski From the Editors Paint it! ContestFrom Acrylic to Latex, Oil to Enamel - From simple spraycan to involved Ombre or gradient techniques, we want to see your most creative uses of paint. How To Write A Great InstructableMore IKEA Hacks for you to enjoy and make! End Grain Cutt...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:27:38 PDT
[newsletter] Remote Control Cat Harness, Ultimate FM Transmitter, SelfiesBot — Twitterbot http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Remote-Control-Cat-Harness-Ultimate-FM-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/O0UA/HXTUWCSH/FB2O0UAHXTUWCSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/O0UA/HXTUWCSH/FB2O0UAHXTUWCSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/O0UA/HXTUWCSH/FB2O0UAHXTUWCSH.SMALL.jpg randofo From the Editors Home Tech Contest Whether you're upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block out afternoon sun when you're away, or automa...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:26:59 PDT
[newsletter] Casket Grill, Grass Hammock, Budget Cabin http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Casket-Grill-Grass-Hammock-Budget-Cabin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/UH3E/HXTUWCKV/FZVUH3EHXTUWCKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/UH3E/HXTUWCKV/FZVUH3EHXTUWCKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/UH3E/HXTUWCKV/FZVUH3EHXTUWCKV.SMALL.jpg lebowski From the Editors Enter to win a MAKEcation from Craftsman! Boost your making skills with sessions from masters in blacksmithing, woodworking, whiskey-making and more. You’ll hang with uber-celeb Rob Riggle, take home exclusive Craftsman loot ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:22:13 PDT
[newsletter] Electric Micro Kart, Homemade Lightbulb, Quadcopter HACK http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Electric-Microkart-Homemade-Lightbulb-Q/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/75GI/HXG6MGAW/FAR75GIHXG6MGAW.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsPenolopy Bulnick is Leaving Instructables!"Who is that person and why should I care?" Because I bring you these awesome newsletters 3 times a week! I just wanted to give a sendoff and since I create the newsletter, I get to put whatever I want right here :) At least for this one ...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:13:58 PDT
[newsletter] Faux Google Glasses, 5 Foolproof Bar Bets, Portable Wii Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Faux-Google-Glasses-5-Foolproof-Bar-Bet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/UAP9/HXDEB957/F1IUAP9HXDEB957.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the Editors5 Ways to Clean a Funky Water Bottle!There's nothing more unappetizing than opening up a water bottle for a cool refreshing drink just to be overwhelmed by the smell of an overused, under-washed water bottle. Check out these 5 effective methods to clean a water bottle and learn whi...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:09:14 PDT
[newsletter] Cheap Mosquito Trap, RC Tank, Coconut Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Cheap-Mosquito-Trap-RC-Tank-Coconut-Bik/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/LGDZ/HXB3RRFP/FJ2LGDZHXB3RRFP.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsCheap and Easy Portable Air Conditioner!The weather is getting hotter and you need a way of cooling off. Air conditioners are great, but they're not always where you want them. Fix that now with your own portable air condition that is cheap and easy to make!Itty Bitty Bikinis and ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:26:00 PDT
[newsletter] Perfect Steak, Edible LEDs, Mobile Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Perfect-Steak-Edible-LEDs-Mobile-Fire-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JR3E/HX6AOSFY/FKNJR3EHX6AOSFY.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsCelebrate the 4th in Style with Homemade SPARKLERS!When it's time to celebrate with fireworks, you could just buy them. Or you could improvise, and make your own. Follow along with The King of Random as he shows you how to make fun fireworks at home!Beach Party Time! Show off you...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 12:17:41 PDT
[newsletter] 10 Best Projects of June, Tiny Trailer, Rainbow Gatling Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-10-Best-Projects-of-June-Tiny-Trailer-R/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/46VM/HX1WI90P/FHX46VMHX1WI90P.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsThe Girl Who Played With Lighting -Anouk Wipprecht recently finished up her residency here at Instructables. Come find out what life at Pier 9 was like for her and what it means to "take FULL ownership of your space." Check her out and don't forget to check out the Instructables s...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:43:29 PDT
10 Best Projects of June http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Best-Projects-of-June/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/SS44/HX1WAARZ/FXKSS44HX1WAARZ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we send out an newsletter with 15 amazing Instructables. We wanted to show off the 10 that did the best from the month of June in the Newsletter.Not getting the newsletter yet? You can sign up in the footer of this page by adding your email address to the box that ...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:37:38 PDT
Digilent MakerSpace http://www.instructables.com/id/Digilent-MakerSpace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/C9RH/HWXKE0MF/FDRC9RHHWXKE0MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/C9RH/HWXKE0MF/FDRC9RHHWXKE0MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/C9RH/HWXKE0MF/FDRC9RHHWXKE0MF.SMALL.jpg LariSan These are projects that are on-going and going on at the Digilent MakerSpace. We are a MakerSpace based in Pullman, WA and are inside of Digilent Inc's creative offices.Digilent focuses on educational products, so a lot of our projects have an educational-tone. Digilent uses the MakerSpace to proof ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:35:47 PDT
[newsletter] Beer/Baby Float, DIY Backpack, Biohazard Toilet Warning http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-BeerBaby-Float-DIY-Backpack-Biohazard-T/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BXY7/HWZ4YKUJ/F98BXY7HWZ4YKUJ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsThe Bees are Running out of Time.In recent years, honey bee colonies have been collapsing at an alarming rate due largely to the fountain of toxic pesticides being pumped onto our crops. If the bees disappear, say goodbye to many foods you enjoy. Show your appreciation and enter th...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:34:28 PDT
The Ultimate Rainbow Loom Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Rainbow-Loom-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/US13/HWVAXCM6/F4TUS13HWVAXCM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/US13/HWVAXCM6/F4TUS13HWVAXCM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/US13/HWVAXCM6/F4TUS13HWVAXCM6.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Time to start making with your Rainbow Loom! We'll get you started with making a basic bracelet on the loom and work you up to making crazy starburst bracelets and fun little charms! If you're feeling really lucky, go for the Hexafish Bracelet! It may look intimidating, but it just takes practice...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:27:33 PDT
[newsletter] One Board Chair, Drink Can BBQ, Under the Bed Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-One-Board-Chair-Drink-Can-BBQ-Under-the/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S77R/HWVAUB3D/FD5S77RHWVAUB3D.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsTime to automate your life!Whether you're upgrading your automatic garage door, motorizing your window blinds to block out afternoon sun when you're not home, or automating your morning breakfast, we want to see it! Show off your stuff and enter the Home Technology Contest!Take a T...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:33:54 PDT
sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/sewing-2-3-4-5-6/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This collection is a guide to the world of sewing! It covers everything from selecting fabrics to using a mannequin and sewing a backpack. Whether you've never threaded a needle or regularly sew wedding gowns I'm sure there's something in here for you! For beginners I suggest starting with my "sewin...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:57:32 PDT
[newsletter] Fingerprint Door Lock, Twisted Bikini Top, Rubik's Cube Solver http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Fingerprint-Door-Lock-Twisted-Bikini-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/UQDX/HWTBIGBS/F52UQDXHWTBIGBS.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsHoney bee colonieshave been collapsing at an alarming rate due largely to the fountain of toxic pesticides being pumped onto our crops. If bees disappear than so will many foods we all love. Celebrate bees by creating an Instructable inspired by them and enter the Made by Bees Cont...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:37:07 PDT
Home Technology Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Technology-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/WB4E/HWS3JM1G/F4KWB4EHWS3JM1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/WB4E/HWS3JM1G/F4KWB4EHWS3JM1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/WB4E/HWS3JM1G/F4KWB4EHWS3JM1G.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Here at Instructables we love to make stuff that makes life easier. AUTOMATE ALL THE THINGS!!In the spirit of making your daily life a bit more simple, we're running a Home Technology Contest with Phidgets! Have a look below to see some of the great home technology projects our authors have already ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:24:27 PDT
[newsletter] Portable Solar Power, Papercraft Casting, Arduino in Space http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Portable-Solar-Power-Papercraft-Casting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/MV6V/HWRZ2UTU/FQUMV6VHWRZ2UTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/MV6V/HWRZ2UTU/FQUMV6VHWRZ2UTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/MV6V/HWRZ2UTU/FQUMV6VHWRZ2UTU.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorBikini Season is here!So show off your stuff and enter the Swimwear Contest! We want to see your ruffled bikinis, snazzy trunks, and towel/coverup hybrids that will get you ready for the summer! Enter for a chance to win an inflatable swimming pool, outdoor speakers and some water ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:26:55 PDT
[newsletter] Best Portal Gun Yet, T-Bone Steak Knife, Soda Can Lockpick http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Best-Portal-Gun-Yet-T-Bone-Steak-Knife-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7VYS/HWLCXTMI/FED7VYSHWLCXTMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7VYS/HWLCXTMI/FED7VYSHWLCXTMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7VYS/HWLCXTMI/FED7VYSHWLCXTMI.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the Editors Hack something from IKEA!We have so many IKEA hacks we had to make another collection. IKEA Hacks - Volume 2 has step-by-step instructions to build 24 projects that show the furniture that the designers IKEA wish they thought of! Time to get yourself off the grid. ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:20:05 PDT
Bike Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick There is a lot of maintenance for any bike. Fortunately most of it is pretty easy and if you keep up with it you can keep your ride clean and riding smooth. This is a collection of helpful instructables that any bike owner can use for the upkeep of their bike. Make sure to check out my instructable ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:18:39 PDT
Project-Based Engineering for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Based-Engineering-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.Thes...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:13:01 PST
IKEA Hacks - Volume 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hacks-Volume-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/HHA7/HWKK1TJJ/F4NHHA7HWKK1TJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/HHA7/HWKK1TJJ/F4NHHA7HWKK1TJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/HHA7/HWKK1TJJ/F4NHHA7HWKK1TJJ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus We have so many IKEA hacks we had to make another collection. "IKEA Hacks - Volume 2" has step-by-step instructions to build 26 projects that show the furniture that the designers IKEA wish they thought of. Make a camera slider, a litter box for your pets, or modify the ever popular LACK table. All ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:49:18 PDT
[newsletter] Life-Changing Hacks, Penny Countertop, Non-Electric Fridge http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Life-Changing-Hacks-Penny-Countertop-No/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/J2RO/HWJ9W0GI/FO5J2ROHWJ9W0GI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/J2RO/HWJ9W0GI/FO5J2ROHWJ9W0GI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/J2RO/HWJ9W0GI/FO5J2ROHWJ9W0GI.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the Editors 11 Unusual Uses for Baby Oil -Have you heard that joke about baby oil: If corn oil is made with corn and peanut oil is made with peanuts, then what is baby oil made with? Baby oil is made with mineral oil and fragrance by industrial professionals; babies don't have the fin...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:14:38 PDT
[newsletter] Powdered Alcohol, Mason Jar Beehive, Mini Audio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Powdered-Alcohol-Mason-Jar-Beehive-Mini/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/OQJS/HWHBPSI0/FJIOQJSHWHBPSI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/OQJS/HWHBPSI0/FJIOQJSHWHBPSI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/OQJS/HWHBPSI0/FJIOQJSHWHBPSI0.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the Editors Show your Father that you care...On Father's Day, his birthday, on any day! 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 appreci...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:41:10 PDT
[newsletter] Touchscreen Game Buttons, PVC Water Gun, 3D MRI Skull Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/newsletter-Touchscreen-Game-Buttons-PVC-Water-Gun-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/6OWN/HWC4LC06/FGM6OWNHWC4LC06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/6OWN/HWC4LC06/FGM6OWNHWC4LC06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/6OWN/HWC4LC06/FGM6OWNHWC4LC06.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick From the EditorsAsk an EditorMakerspace Program EditionOn Friday, June 13th from 1-4pm PST, Carleyy be answering your questions about the programs Instructables is running with makerspaces, hackerspaces, student groups, libraries, and fab labs around the world! TinkeringProductions Featured Author ...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:13:43 PDT
Architecture In The Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-In-The-Making/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/WPQF/HWC4MVZK/F0CWPQFHWC4MVZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/WPQF/HWC4MVZK/F0CWPQFHWC4MVZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/WPQF/HWC4MVZK/F0CWPQFHWC4MVZK.SMALL.jpg adammarcus These projects are the product of an architecture design studio taught by Adam Marcus (Variable Projects) and Margaret Ikeda & Evan Jones (ASSEMBLY) at California College of the Arts Division of Architecture in spring, 2014. The studio, titled "Architecture In The Making," explored pragmatic oppor...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:28:43 PDT
Assistive Technology Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Assistive-Technology-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We all need a little help doing what we need to do, especially those of us with limited mobility or motor control! This guide collects some of the best assistive technology projects on Instructables. We've got everything from projects to increase grip on everyday items, ways for wheelchair users to ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:32:50 PDT
DIY camping projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-camping-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're new to camping or a pro camper extraordinaire, we've got all sorts of projects to improve your camping trips! Have a look at the projects below to learn how to sleep in a hammock, hack a sleeping bag, cook delicious campfire food, start a fire, build your own camper and more!Make sure...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 23:19:16 PDT
20 Boats You Can Build Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Boats-You-Can-Build-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's getting warm again, so why not build yourself a boat for some summer adventures? The authors on Instructables have you covered with all sorts of amazing boats you can build yourself!These boats range from easy to advanced, and some can be built in as little as an afternoon. Have a look through ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:05:21 PDT
DIY swimsuits http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-swimsuits/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FH7/Y0RW/HYJ3Z891/FH7Y0RWHYJ3Z891.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FH7/Y0RW/HYJ3Z891/FH7Y0RWHYJ3Z891.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FH7/Y0RW/HYJ3Z891/FH7Y0RWHYJ3Z891.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Thanks to our first ever Swimwear Contest, we've got loads of DIY swimwear tutorials!Check out some of our free swimsuit tutorials below to learn more about how to sew your own bikini, one-piece or swimsuit cover up. They include free swimsuit patterns and step-by-step help to get you in your own DI...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:50:40 PDT
Featured Author: TinkeringProductions http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-TinkeringProductions/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/Q2XD/HVS16URE/FYKQ2XDHVS16URE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/Q2XD/HVS16URE/FYKQ2XDHVS16URE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/Q2XD/HVS16URE/FYKQ2XDHVS16URE.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you have ever wondered how to make your own onion powder, or Canadian Fire (or were just wondering what it is!), you may have stumbled across the profile of TinkeringProductions. I recently got to ask him questions about his start on Instructables, his very interesting day job, and exciting up...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:37:50 PDT
how to write a great instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-write-a-great-instructable/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/75Z9/HVR7VK64/FIU75Z9HVR7VK64.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/75Z9/HVR7VK64/FIU75Z9HVR7VK64.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/75Z9/HVR7VK64/FIU75Z9HVR7VK64.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Writing a great instructable is easier than you think! Have a look at the projects in this collection - they'll help you publish an amazing project.With so many projects being posted on the site all the time, the tutorials below will help your instructable get seen and possibly even help you win a c...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 21:09:46 PDT
Instructables Robot Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Projects-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/A4AF/HVOE0YNK/FGOA4AFHVOE0YNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/A4AF/HVOE0YNK/FGOA4AFHVOE0YNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/A4AF/HVOE0YNK/FGOA4AFHVOE0YNK.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Over the years our community has made some amazing projects involving the Instructables Robot, but we want to see more! Check out our Instructables Robot Contest and share your best robot project for your chance to win a drawing from Christian Anthony (the creator of the Robot!) or a Robot necklace ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 19:51:14 PDT
Featured Author: The King of Random http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-The-King-of-Random/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4GQ8/HVGXRT54/F0M4GQ8HVGXRT54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4GQ8/HVGXRT54/F0M4GQ8HVGXRT54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/4GQ8/HVGXRT54/F0M4GQ8HVGXRT54.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name The King of Random truly lives up to his name and has posted videos and step-by-step Instructables on everything from how to use diapers to grow plants to how to make your own candy cannon. He never fails to surprise and delight with fun, unusual and relatively accessible projects. Recently I go...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 11:10:49 PDT
Pallet Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Projects-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DMAK/HV85OV8G/F0PDMAKHV85OV8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DMAK/HV85OV8G/F0PDMAKHV85OV8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DMAK/HV85OV8G/F0PDMAKHV85OV8G.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I love seeing all the pallet projects the Instructables community comes up with! We've seen beautiful pieces of furniture and so many amazing and practical builds like planters, sheds and even fences. In order to see more awesome things from you guys, we're holding our first ever Pallet Contest - it...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 21:48:44 PDT
Metalworking Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Metalworking-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/TTS7/HV9HP280/F4UTTS7HV9HP280.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/TTS7/HV9HP280/F4UTTS7HV9HP280.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/TTS7/HV9HP280/F4UTTS7HV9HP280.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink The metalworking projects on Instructables have always been some of my favorites! In honor of all the fantastic things our community posts, we're holding our second Metal Contest - it starts on 5/19!Lincoln Electric has offered up some great welders and accessories as prizes, so check out the contes...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 18:46:44 PDT
Pretty Kitty Cats http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Kitty-Cats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/B2SX/HV9FUDUQ/FOGB2SXHV9FUDUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/B2SX/HV9FUDUQ/FOGB2SXHV9FUDUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/B2SX/HV9FUDUQ/FOGB2SXHV9FUDUQ.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Here are some of the many pretty kitty cats on Instructables. DIY cat tent Cardboard Cat House The Cat Launcher - Energetic Cat's Workout Toy or Just a Lazy Owner how to grow cat grass Cat bow tie + pattern Catpanion Cube how to trim your cat's claws Twine Cat Toys ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 12:57:17 PDT
Featured Author: partybot http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-partybot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GSQZ/HV80IE26/FW4GSQZHV80IE26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GSQZ/HV80IE26/FW4GSQZHV80IE26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GSQZ/HV80IE26/FW4GSQZHV80IE26.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name If you ever see a giant, googly-eye mustache running down the street, a fire-breathing unicorn frolicking at the club, or a LEGO scientist come to life, chances are you're not dreaming, just witnessing an epic costuming creation by Klay Jones, otherwise known as partybot! Recently, I was able to ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 09:42:18 PDT