Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:48:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Moon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Moon-Machine/
The Moon Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/FIMT/HU0GU8E7/F5IFIMTHU0GU8E7.SMALL.jpg Testudinidae UPDATE ( 17-04-2014 )  Thank you all for the very nice comments. They really mean a lot! I've attached the file I used to laser cut the parts in a couple of different file formats, so you should be able to open at least one of them. Some of the parts are redundant because I changed the design a ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:49 PDT
Lead Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Lead-Tree/
Lead Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/R0B6/HTZ3F84Z/FCQR0B6HTZ3F84Z.SMALL.jpg fletcherjeremiah This is an instructable on growing the lead tree, arbor Saturnus. It is a crystalline formation of metallic lead, in this case forming the leaves of a wire tree. Micheal Faraday made a passing reference to one in The Forces of Matter while giving demonstrations on the relationship of chemistry and e...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:48:55 PDT
Potato on a Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-on-a-Stick/
Potato on a Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/7CAD/GC4G191U/F3I7CADGC4G191U.SMALL.jpg werock257 This is a very challenging Instructable that is not for the weak: physicsally or mentally. If you are brave enough to take on the challenge and you succede you will have a very awe inspiring creation. Chose the Potato This step is VERY important. Chosing the potato for the project can be very...
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Sun, 8 Aug 2010 11:00:45 PDT
Junkbot in Resin http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkbot-in-Resin/
Junkbot in Resin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/ZMEV/HTX6O9X3/FKFZMEVHTX6O9X3.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Seems like I'm sticking everything in resin these days!   Mostly I've been sticking LED's into resin.  The 'ibles for these can be found which can be found here, here and here.   You could virtually stick anything you wanted into the resin; I decided to go with a “junk robot”!  In my dancing robot...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:26:44 PDT
Making Rheoscopic Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Rheoscopic-Fluid/
Making Rheoscopic Fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/56M6/HTT5QZ5Y/F8D56M6HTT5QZ5Y.SMALL.jpg --= Excogitate =-- Hello all, I recently discovered rheoscopic fluid which is used to visualize the subtle currents in liquid. It works similar to dropping dye into the fluid to highlight currents, but rheoscopic fluid will never mix! Below is couple clips of my first batch.   Also, here is the video tha...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:53:47 PDT
A Peace Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Peace-Chain/
A Peace Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/6CW1/HTHKFPTQ/FWE6CW1HTHKFPTQ.SMALL.jpg joepeace I want to use my art to make the world a better place. My work 'A Peace Chain' symbolically connects its participants and promotes the idea that each individual seeking their own inner peace contributes to world peace. It is 'A Peace Chain' for a peace chain reaction! A Peace Chain consists of p...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 23:11:35 PDT
Making Paper Dragon - Safira http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Paper-Dragon-Safira/
Making Paper Dragon - Safira - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/U0DR/HTF7KX8J/FDHU0DRHTF7KX8J.SMALL.jpg bobes360 Today I'm going to show you how I made a dragon using mostly paper. If you want to see a video instead this instructable here is the link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzkk_bSuwow Step : 1 : Making skeleton Make a skeleton using wire. Because I wanted it to stand straight I put a piece o...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:17:29 PDT
Fruit Glass Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Glass-Window/
Fruit Glass Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SMALL.jpg rimamonsta Have you ever looked at a slice of fruit and been stunned at how absolutely gorgeous your food can be?Well if the answer is yes then this is the Instructable for you. With the help of mother nature, l will show you how to take fruits and vegetables and turn them into pieces of art. I suppose I sho...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Laser Engrave a Pattern on the Rim of a Turned Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Engrave-a-Pattern-on-the-Rim-of-a-Turned-Woo/
Laser Engrave a Pattern on the Rim of a Turned Wood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTKI/HTDM9N0C/FTDTTKIHTDM9N0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTKI/HTDM9N0C/FTDTTKIHTDM9N0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTKI/HTDM9N0C/FTDTTKIHTDM9N0C.SMALL.jpg bgerens Adding an engraved pattern to the rim of a turned wood bowl can add to the natural beauty of the bowl and lend a subtle indication of your intended purpose for the bowl, in this case; wrapped Christmas candy. I engraved this bowl at the Techshop,www.techshop.ws San Jose, CA. Measure the Rim Dia...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:32:17 PDT
Sketchbook Made from Scrap Materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Moshpit-proof-Sketchbook/
Sketchbook Made from Scrap Materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/TQOX/HT7P51JC/FJUTQOXHT7P51JC.SMALL.jpg Snotflower This is how I made a sketchbook entirely out of scrap materials lying around the house. If you are a clumsy artist like myself, you need a sketchbook that will be able to endure a few knocks. I want a tough drawing pad, that looks tough and acts tough. You will need: Scrap paper. Wood. ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:35:42 PDT
Inkblot Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Inkblot-Collage/
Inkblot Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SMALL.jpg katcosby This instructable will show you how to use inkblot art, and form it into a unique collage. This project is great for all ages to explore their creativity and express their artistic abilities in a unique way.  1. To begin this project, you will need four pieces of blank white paper, and your choi...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:12:48 PDT
Book Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Box-1/
Book Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/Z5PM/HT20Y25R/FSXZ5PMHT20Y25R.SMALL.jpg CraftDee1 This is a Book Box made out of chip board and card stock. Make the cover of your Book Box Cut a piece of good quality card stock to 8 x 10 3/4 inches (see photo 1 ). Cut 2 pieces of chip board to 4 x 7 inches and one piece of chip board to 11/2 x 7 inches.(seen in photo 2 ) Attach chip board t...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:45:46 PDT
How to Make a Ceramic Mold from a 3-D Printed Object http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Ceramic-Mold-from-a-3-D-Printed-Obje/
How to Make a Ceramic Mold from a 3-D Printed Object - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/WQBD/HSVGE4Z5/FVVWQBDHSVGE4Z5.SMALL.jpg bmkenned For a medium like clay getting rigid angles and perfect curves is a nightmare. However 3-D printing and making a mold opens up a whole new world of possible shapes and forms.This mold will be for a bowl, I know it looks like a big hunk of plastic right nowMade at TechShop Chandlerwww.techshop.ws S...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:47:27 PDT
Laser Cut Display Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Display-Gears/
Laser Cut Display Gears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LUL9/HSXOCGA8/FUXLUL9HSXOCGA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LUL9/HSXOCGA8/FUXLUL9HSXOCGA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LUL9/HSXOCGA8/FUXLUL9HSXOCGA8.SMALL.jpg robives Four interlocking gear wheels in a display case. Art and engineering in perfect harmony. This project was originally published on robives.com The parts of this project are cut out from three millimetre plywood using a laser cutter. In this case, and HPCLaser 3050. The plans for making this pro...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:54:34 PDT
How to make a "chameleon" with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-chameleon-with-Arduino/
How to make a "chameleon" with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ZPZI/HSVTBK2S/FOYZPZIHSVTBK2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ZPZI/HSVTBK2S/FOYZPZIHSVTBK2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ZPZI/HSVTBK2S/FOYZPZIHSVTBK2S.SMALL.gif mindminus You must have seen chameleons changing colors and blending in the surroundings, in an amazing way. The way that chameleons actually do this is really molecular. If you look at the skin of a chameleon, you find that they have several layers of specialised cells called chromatophores and these are c...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:57:08 PDT
Porcelain Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Porcelain-Wall-Art/
Porcelain Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YPBT/HSVGGCQH/FQBYPBTHSVGGCQH.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh Inspired by the pattern of skull fissures, I wanted to make a make a piece of wall art that would capture the unusual beauty of this organic joinery. For the material, I chose an ultra-thin porcelain tile for its resemblance to a hard shell, and for its minimal appearance. It's a single tile mea...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:22:07 PDT
Interactive Origami Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Origami-Sculpture/
Interactive Origami Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/7IT6/HSQ4BH5Z/FAH7IT6HSQ4BH5Z.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy This project began when my brother sent me a link with the accompanied message, "your next task." Intrigued, I clicked on said link and was instantly captivated. Challenge accepted, brother. The design was inspired by a birthday present I made a while back for a friend. It involved moving cube...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:46:58 PDT
How to Make a Two-Point Perspective Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Two-Point-Perspective-Drawing/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:05:04 PST
Park Benches (From scrap lumber or 2x4's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Park-Benches-From-scrap-lumber-or-2x4s/
Park Benches (From scrap lumber or 2x4's) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/0SCA/HSM5248K/FFB0SCAHSM5248K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/0SCA/HSM5248K/FFB0SCAHSM5248K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/0SCA/HSM5248K/FFB0SCAHSM5248K.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper This is a bench design that I developed building park benches from discarded scraps at construction sites. Gather Materials Here are some rough estimates if you're going to purchase wood to build a bench. 5 Planks - I usually shoot for five (5) 2x4's cut to somewhere around 4 feet each 2 Front L...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:24:38 PDT
Statueyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Statueyes/
Statueyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/K2TC/HSGFTFM5/FDVK2TCHSGFTFM5.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Statues provide inspiration, remembrance, and a link to period of history. The only problem with statues is that they can't be enjoyed outside of daylight hours. However, adding red LED's in the eyes of statues makes them look diabolical, and brings the focus back to statues after the sun goes dow...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:32:34 PDT
Glass Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Painting/
Glass Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SMALL.jpg gbeckett Looking for a new, creative craft? You may want to try glass painting. Much simpler then stained glass, glass painting creates an equally beautiful piece of artwork. It can look fairly similar to stained glass yet it has its own original style. It’s an excellent craft for people of all ages and can ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:31:10 PST
Divide and Conquer: An Easy Way to Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/Divide-and-Conquer-An-Easy-Way-to-Draw/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:51:58 PST
Oscar Award SK8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscar-Award-SK8/
Oscar Award SK8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EEEO/HS70DF9B/F76EEEOHS70DF9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EEEO/HS70DF9B/F76EEEOHS70DF9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EEEO/HS70DF9B/F76EEEOHS70DF9B.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk Keeping with the theme of topical and unique skateboards that can be made with Roarockit's Thin Air Press vacuum bag, we have collaborated on a deck to celebrate the 2014 Academy Awards.  This custom deck was pressed as a standard street deck skateboard and modified by cutting out the final shape w...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:26:39 PST
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-On-Any-Surface-Cheaply-And-Without-The-Use/
Etching On Any Surface Cheaply And Without The Use Of Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/V90V/HS3GUFBB/FYOV90VHS3GUFBB.SMALL.jpg antagonizer This is another of my proprietary processes that, up until now, I've pretty much kept to myself. I've used the Paasche air eraser for many years, and with most people using chemicals, I've turned it into a bit of a small business. I'll add a bit of an overview video at the end of this instructable s...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:12:20 PST
space spray paint tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/space-spray-paint-tutorial/
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SMALL.jpg ysaks Here I will show you how to make an awesome space panting. incredibly easy!!! your supplies paint : any colours of spray paint, rustoleum spray paint works really well although cheaper paint is also fine. you will need black , purple, orange and green.paper : it is much better to use gloss paper...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:08 PST
afterimage illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/afterimage-illusion/
afterimage illusion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/62OB/HS3GT2UO/FHT62OBHS3GT2UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/62OB/HS3GT2UO/FHT62OBHS3GT2UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/62OB/HS3GT2UO/FHT62OBHS3GT2UO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus An afterimage is the persistence of a picture or shape after exposure to the original picture or shape has been removed. You've probably seen them before after looking away from a bright light and still being able to see a halo or glow in your vision. This phenomenon also happens with colours. Wik...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:24:09 PST
drawings with e-wire http://www.instructables.com/id/drawings-with-e-wire/
drawings with e-wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/EJ2B/HS18DNFW/FHDEJ2BHS18DNFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/EJ2B/HS18DNFW/FHDEJ2BHS18DNFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/EJ2B/HS18DNFW/FHDEJ2BHS18DNFW.SMALL.jpg anaisafranco Hello all,  I bought 2 meters of each color of E-wire and I experimented doing drawings with it. The drawings looks neon drawings and it is awesome in the dark. I presented it in a frame of acrylic. Soldering the wires First, you have to sold the cables. Just sold the positive with the negativ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:39:03 PST
Sand Art Souvenir http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Art-Souvenir/
Sand Art Souvenir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/ZVY7/HRWNBSSI/FZ9ZVY7HRWNBSSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/ZVY7/HRWNBSSI/FZ9ZVY7HRWNBSSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/ZVY7/HRWNBSSI/FZ9ZVY7HRWNBSSI.SMALL.jpg Cezsaria Don't buy crappy souvenirs to remember your trip, make your own! Go on a trip Collect some sand. I went on a 5 week road trip across about 40 percent of my country to collect my sand. You don't have to try so hard. Sand can be dyed with food colouring or you can use 'decorator sand' (the type the...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:13:21 PST
FFX: Auron's Masamune http://www.instructables.com/id/FFX-Aurons-Masamune/
FFX: Auron's Masamune - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2GTT/HRWI910S/FHU2GTTHRWI910S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2GTT/HRWI910S/FHU2GTTHRWI910S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/2GTT/HRWI910S/FHU2GTTHRWI910S.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Final Fantasy X has provided a haven of fond memories for me. Summer nights spent shouting at the TV with my brother or pouring over walk-through guides -- these are some of the most enjoyable moments that I'm fortunate enough to have experienced. It was usually my brother who held the PS2 control...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:45:04 PST
Cell-inspired wooden sculpture prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-inspired-wooden-sculpture-prototype/
Cell-inspired wooden sculpture prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/CUXD/HRTKK1A7/FGSCUXDHRTKK1A7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/CUXD/HRTKK1A7/FGSCUXDHRTKK1A7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/CUXD/HRTKK1A7/FGSCUXDHRTKK1A7.SMALL.jpg griffinbyron I recently acquired a new gig for the creation of a piece of wall art, so i thought, what better time than to employ the services of the laser cutter at Techshop to create a wooden piece. I discussed the idea of making a piece made from wood that was inspired by cellular structures in biology, whi...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:51:53 PST
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-light-into-the-night-and-maybe-even-party/
[Hack] light into the night, and maybe even party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/KDVS/HRS60CS6/FEIKDVSHRS60CS6.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable was made for the January Build Night with Cool Neon. Taiwan is full of neon lights, a very natural setting for the local culture: the bustling night markets, the multitude of stores, the sights, the traffic. Thus building with electroluminescent (EL) wire is really something tha...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:28:10 PST
Galloping Horse Electroluminescent Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Galloping-Horse-Electroluminescent-Display/
Galloping Horse Electroluminescent Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XQG2/HRS60EH0/FTFXQG2HRS60EH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XQG2/HRS60EH0/FTFXQG2HRS60EH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XQG2/HRS60EH0/FTFXQG2HRS60EH0.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable was made for the January Build Night with Cool Neon.Original idea was to make a display with a sense of movement. Trying to find some good inspiration, passed up on neon-animated movie posters, and ended up somehow at Eadward Muybridge's race horse photographs. Those were used to i...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:57:31 PST
Little Letter Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Letter-Heart/
Little Letter Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/8S7C/HRS5ZWF2/FJZ8S7CHRS5ZWF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/8S7C/HRS5ZWF2/FJZ8S7CHRS5ZWF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/8S7C/HRS5ZWF2/FJZ8S7CHRS5ZWF2.SMALL.jpg Infinite Crafts In this instructable you'll learn how to turn wooden letters into a creative, colourful decoration that people will admire for years to come. This craft is a great gift may it be for your loved ones or maybe even yourself. What you will need? Square wooden board of your own choice A mix...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:09:03 PST
Wire Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Flowers/
Wire Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/PJWT/HRPBMNN1/F84PJWTHRPBMNN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/PJWT/HRPBMNN1/F84PJWTHRPBMNN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/PJWT/HRPBMNN1/F84PJWTHRPBMNN1.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy As Valentine's Day presents for friends, I created wire flowers. The attached message was, "My love for you is like this flower. Undying." I'm not a fan of presenting living flowers as gifts (though I wouldn't protest if I ever get any...) because they eventually die; I guess I'm practical like th...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:37:23 PST
Bird Cage Paper Wall Art in 3 D http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-Cage-Paper-Wall-Art-for-Paper-Crafting-Contes/
Bird Cage Paper Wall Art in 3 D - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/6Q7S/HRPBMBV9/FJF6Q7SHRPBMBV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/6Q7S/HRPBMBV9/FJF6Q7SHRPBMBV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/6Q7S/HRPBMBV9/FJF6Q7SHRPBMBV9.SMALL.jpg chriswooten57 Crafting with paper is my passion and I love to create paper wall arts in 3 D. Here I tried my hands on creating a Bird cage wall art in 3 D. Materials, Tools and Equipment Used Materials used 12 x 12 Wood Frame Cuttlebug Emboss Folders to emboss leaves ColorBox Pigment Ink Glu...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:52:07 PST
Creating Stacked Acrylic Landscapes from Digital 3D Topography http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Stacked-Acrylic-Landscapes-from-Digital-3/
Creating Stacked Acrylic Landscapes from Digital 3D Topography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/QJ20/HRPSZMPX/FBPQJ20HRPSZMPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/QJ20/HRPSZMPX/FBPQJ20HRPSZMPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/QJ20/HRPSZMPX/FBPQJ20HRPSZMPX.SMALL.jpg katrusso This is an Instructable about a piece I made recently at the Tech Shop in San Jose, CA. (Website here!) The piece, titled "Mementos," began from the feelings I get when moving away from a place or city that I have grown attached to. I was inspired by the historical habit of keeping a lock of hai...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:46:40 PST
2D Geometric Art http://www.instructables.com/id/2D-Geometric-Art/
2D Geometric Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/P008/HRKR0VK9/F0MP008HRKR0VK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/P008/HRKR0VK9/F0MP008HRKR0VK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/P008/HRKR0VK9/F0MP008HRKR0VK9.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Perhaps you could call this a spin-off of my other project, 3D Geometric Art, but this was my gift for a cat-loving friend. I wanted to make something cat-related for her and searched for pictures of cats before my eyes landed on this picture. The geometry of it appealed to me, and I thought it wo...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:21:25 PST
HeartSwap - I feel what you feel http://www.instructables.com/id/HeartSwap-I-feel-what-you-feel/
HeartSwap - I feel what you feel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/FB1W/HRI99H03/FT7FB1WHRI99H03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/FB1W/HRI99H03/FT7FB1WHRI99H03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/FB1W/HRI99H03/FT7FB1WHRI99H03.SMALL.jpg glazur Get two old t-shirts from yourself and your partner, cut out and swap a heart shape. Ingredients Old shirts from yourself and your partner, preferably to have contrasting colorsHeart shape printed on a thick paper Sewing machine Iron Fabric stabilizer for embroidery (I used Vlieseline H250) -...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 05:31:48 PST
Wood Burning Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Portrait/
Wood Burning Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/9PD3/HRI940SP/FRO9PD3HRI940SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/9PD3/HRI940SP/FRO9PD3HRI940SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/9PD3/HRI940SP/FRO9PD3HRI940SP.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Valentines Day is almost upon us and I had an order from a coworker for a Valentines gift for her husband. She wanted something custom and artsy so I went with a wood-burning.  I love to wood burn. It is a quick, kinda free art form. One you cant erase so you have to live with the marks you make, w...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:52:53 PST
Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lantern/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
littleBits of Romance http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-of-Romance/
littleBits of Romance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/13U8/HRGNS29E/FKJ13U8HRGNS29E.SMALL.jpg tofu911 I just got my littleBits in but I love them because they are a lot of fun to tinker with. Valentine's Day kind of confines love to only one day but I really think it should be celebrated daily. And if you want to make it special, then this is the perfect way to enhance the romantic mood. This inst...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:32:00 PST
Silk Thread Valentine's Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Thread-Valentines-Card/
Silk Thread Valentine's Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/37YS/HRCK3XQG/FTA37YSHRCK3XQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/37YS/HRCK3XQG/FTA37YSHRCK3XQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/37YS/HRCK3XQG/FTA37YSHRCK3XQG.SMALL.jpg prachilele for this valentines day, i have attempted this silk thread card for making it we need silk thread small needle compass pencil ruler/scale scissors card (preferably thick) open card on the back side of front view/side draw 2 small circles (approx 4cm in diameter) draw an inclined vertical line ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 04:06:16 PST
Create your Own Watermark http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-Own-Watermark/
Create your Own Watermark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Watermarks are a recognizable image or pattern on paper that is faintly visible in the background of artwork or on official documentation. But you probably already know what a watermark is, but did know you could make your own watermark? With the use of water color paints and oil pastels, you can...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:09:35 PST
Sea Glass Heart Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Heart-Hanging/
Sea Glass Heart Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5CU5/HR3EKT16/FY15CU5HR3EKT16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5CU5/HR3EKT16/FY15CU5HR3EKT16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5CU5/HR3EKT16/FY15CU5HR3EKT16.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy This project was inspired by a birthday present; for one of my friends' sixteenth birthday, I made her a sea glass wall hanging because some of our best memories are from our jogs to the nearby beach. While designing the mobile, I thought about making the outline of a heart but decided not to; that ...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:03:07 PST
3D Geometric Art http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Geometric-Art/
3D Geometric Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/7W81/HR3EKSUN/FJP7W81HR3EKSUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/7W81/HR3EKSUN/FJP7W81HR3EKSUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/7W81/HR3EKSUN/FJP7W81HR3EKSUN.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Inspired by Fibonacci spirals, I came up with some paper art (I'm calling this one Fire Flower for apparent reasons) using minimal origami. I folded some paper and experimented with units before deciding that I liked this design best. It was simple yet beautiful--anyone's favorite combo, I'm sure....
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 07:58:50 PST
Secret CompARTment http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-CompARTment-3/
Secret CompARTment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7MZY/HQ8OLJNT/F2E7MZYHQ8OLJNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7MZY/HQ8OLJNT/F2E7MZYHQ8OLJNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/7MZY/HQ8OLJNT/F2E7MZYHQ8OLJNT.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy A few years ago, I made a hanging origami model for my mom. When I saw it again, I realized what an amazing place it would be to hide miscellaneous objects. Each box is a hidden compartment, only one flap can open each box, and because it's hanging art, most people would only look to admire it, not ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 16:28:02 PST
Cast an 'entangled rings' ice sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-entangled-rings-ice-sculpture/
Cast an 'entangled rings' ice sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/WQ7U/HR0AQ8FK/FTPWQ7UHR0AQ8FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/WQ7U/HR0AQ8FK/FTPWQ7UHR0AQ8FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/WQ7U/HR0AQ8FK/FTPWQ7UHR0AQ8FK.SMALL.jpg landmanr This simple but elegant design is made with a relatively easy method. This sculpture is not carved but cast. I used plastic sheeting, scissors, tape and glue to make the mold. The plan We are going to make two entangled rings with two entangled molds. Casting with fully enclosed molds is trick...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:00:56 PST
How to package dogtags with vacuumed formed ABS plastic ==Made it at TechShop== http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-package-dogtags-with-vacuumed-formed-ABS-pl/
How to package dogtags with vacuumed formed ABS plastic ==Made it at TechShop== - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/0W9O/HQREIHY8/FPR0W9OHQREIHY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/0W9O/HQREIHY8/FPR0W9OHQREIHY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/0W9O/HQREIHY8/FPR0W9OHQREIHY8.SMALL.jpg Yte Ever clean out a room in your house only to find a small token that is attached to a bigger, more significant memory?  Well I have!  Those trophies from a sports league or a challenge coin from a community you once belonged to are just two examples of memorabilia that elicit a powerful response.  A ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:21:09 PST
iPad Document Camera Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-Document-Camera-Stand/
iPad Document Camera Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JHUN/HQQLNS24/F0OJHUNHQQLNS24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JHUN/HQQLNS24/F0OJHUNHQQLNS24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JHUN/HQQLNS24/F0OJHUNHQQLNS24.SMALL.jpg mattpritchard This is a simple design for an iPad document camera stand. It is quick to build and the materials are only $5. It requires the use of a laser cutter, which are becoming more accessible to makers these days. I made this one at TechShop in San Francisco. As an alternative, you can probably work with a...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:08:51 PST
Artist's Brush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Artists-Brush-Holder/
Artist's Brush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein While soaking brushes in water, brush hairs can be permanently distorted if they press against the bottom of the container.  This idea prevents that kind of damage.   Clothespins hold the brushes and keep them from touching the bottom of the container.  Two vertical wires attached to the container ...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:54:45 PST