Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:52:18 PST BLOX v1.01 Telescope Observatory Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-Observatory-Conversion/
Telescope Observatory Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Hello to those interested,My name is Dave and I live in Bristol in the UK. One of my primary hobbies for a number of years now has been 'Deep Space AstroPhotography'. This is a fascinating and extremely challenging hobby which turns quickly into somewhat of an obsession - so what is it exactly ?Dee...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:30:23 PST
3D Laser Cut Framed Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-Framed-Painting/
3D Laser Cut Framed Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SMALL.jpg marinelaArt Hi again all!!!As promised in my first Instructable "Laser Cut Fine Art" it's time to share my new idea. I couldn't wait for this one.I really like laser cutters, and I'm always looking for other ways how I can incorporate them with my art without spending a lot of additional time and effort. For th...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:56:33 PST
Home made electric glass fusing kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-electric-glass-fusing-kiln/
Home made electric glass fusing kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Good evening anyone interested,My name is Dave and I am from Bristol in the UK. Before Christmas I was out shopping in a market with my daughter Ava (8 yrs old) when she spotted some fused glass jewellery on a stand. Ava thought it was fantastic and immediately wanted to know if it was possible fo...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:30 PST
Memories Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Memory-Frame/
Memories Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SMALL.jpg kneimanis Memories FrameI have seen a few alternative renditions of this idea on various DIY sites and have wanted to create on for a while now... The idea of the Memories Frame is to create a piece of hanging wall art that will double as a memory keep sake for items such as concert / event tickets, small to...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:10:21 PST
Metal Rubber Duck http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rubber-Duck/
Metal Rubber Duck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SMALL.jpg yueshi Metal Duck is a metal sculpture I made back in 2013. During my first semester I experimented with metal works. My intention is to build a sculpture with simple materials used for construction purposes. The Metal duck is a funny tribute to giant Rubber Duck floating sculptures designed by Dutch arti...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:01:36 PST
3D or Integral Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-or-Integral-Painting/
3D or Integral Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SMALL.gif all_thumbs You are probably familiar with those thick postcards which look different depending on the viewing angle, allowing them to be autostereoscopic, display different phases of some action, or simply display different pictures. They can usually be found in the souvenir stores of art or science museums. ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:01:11 PST
3D Collaborative portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Collaborative-portraits/
3D Collaborative portraits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SMALL.jpg yu91054 Process Alon Chitayat and I generated a 3D scan of our bodies that includes these two aspects:the mesh(form) and the texture (the skin). The mesh doesn’t change, but we can draw on the texture and project it back to our mesh. We used 3D scanning technology to generate the mesh, that is the form, of ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:55:59 PST
Lasercut Tree Ring Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Tree-Ring-Coasters/
Lasercut Tree Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SMALL.jpg shurly Working at an architecture office, you can amass lots of small samples of various materials. It's a time-honored tradition to put a mug on top of one and call it a coaster, but that would make for a very short instructable. I chose to personalize mine and make then less sample-y by laser-etching tre...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:39:53 PST
Flag Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Flag-Book/
Flag Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SMALL.jpg michellewilson A flag book is a type of sculptural artist book invented by Hedi Kyle. It is based on a simple accordion book, in which papers are glued to the sides of the accordion. These papers stick out like flags, hence the name. Examples of artists who have used this structure can be viewed here. Not only is ...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:17:37 PST
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensitive-Musical-Painting/
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SMALL.jpg sab-art This musical painting is a graphical score that you touch to play melodies and harmonies. It incorporates visual composition, musical composition, and gestural interaction to create a new form of visual music where the composition and the instrument are combined together. This Instructable will s...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:20 PST
Mermaid http://www.instructables.com/id/Mermaid-2/
Mermaid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Little mermaid under the sea Little mermaid under the sea, made with polymer clay Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo) - Aluminium foil - Aluminium wire (1 mm) - Toothpick Little coral reef Starting with a polymer clay base and aluminium foil as structureNext, adding texture t...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:38:08 PST
Lemon Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Lemon-Soap/
Lemon Soap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SMALL.jpg Akopec6 These instructions will teach basic techniques of how to make your own homemade lemon soap assuming you have never created soap before. Whether you are a crafty person looking for a project or you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial soap, making soap is fun, and addictive. There...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:56:40 PST
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Finishing-and-Detailing-a-Sculpey-Polymer-Clay-Scu/
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SMALL.jpg jdalva Sculpey is a great medium to sculpt with, especially for smaller sculptures that require a lot of detail and/or need an armature to support extremities or to create movement in a piece. Here I will go through the steps I use for the final details of a sculpture and the tools I use to do so. This scu...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:08:39 PST
Paper Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Speakers-1/
Paper Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SMALL.jpg Jess Rowland This project explores the technical, design, and aesthetic possibilities of 2-D, flexible audio speaker technology. The premise underlying this exploration is the idea that sound can be thought of as a physically immediate, transparent and embodied material. The end goal for me is the use of this...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:20 PST
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-A-Beginners-Guide/
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SMALL.jpg JacobK9 This is a beginner’s guide to pixel art. In this tutorial, I’ll be demonstrating some basic pixel art techniques, as well as methods of making the pixel art process easier and more efficient. This guide should be helpful to both those who have previous art experience and those who don’t. While we’ll...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:42:56 PST
How to Make a Mosaic For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Mosaic-For-Beginners/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:17:59 PST
Mixing Plaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Mixing-Plaster/
Mixing Plaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/RMAG/I69D8MN2/FQDRMAGI69D8MN2.SMALL.jpg Eckert The following method for mixing plaster was shown to me by a sculptor who regularly carves large stones in Italy. Apparently this is the method used by Italian stone carvers when they mix plaster to temporarily securing large blocks of stone. Regardless of it’s origins, I have used this method for...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:46:12 PST
Handmade Anubis Art Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Anubis-Art-Speaker/
Handmade Anubis Art Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SMALL.jpg yueshi Anubis Artspeaker is an art project I did during my 1st year graduate study in San Francisco Art Institute.The concept is to create a product like sculpture that can be functional and aesthetic innovated. I was drawn by boombox and hip hop culture since I was a teenager, so i decide to make a unique...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:05:38 PST
Winter Surf Competition without an Ocean! http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Surf-Competition-without-an-Ocean/
Winter Surf Competition without an Ocean! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/K0GT/I63EXOD4/FE6K0GTI63EXOD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/K0GT/I63EXOD4/FE6K0GTI63EXOD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/K0GT/I63EXOD4/FE6K0GTI63EXOD4.SMALL.jpg timsullivanart Do you want to bring a sunny California surf competition to a cold wintery place like Wisconsin or Warsaw in the dead of December? Well here is one that I brought to Galway Ireland. Get or make a surfboard and a prize/trophy You need a surf board or surfboard looking object. Buy a trophy or get...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:19:29 PST
Copper Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Rose/
Copper Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ODQC/HPT698UV/F5GODQCHPT698UV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ODQC/HPT698UV/F5GODQCHPT698UV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/ODQC/HPT698UV/F5GODQCHPT698UV.SMALL.jpg vbow         The copper rose is an easy, affordable project that requires minimal time or tools to make.           I have always wanted to learn how to work with metal but never really had the tools or the time to practice making anything. So, when I finally found a project that is cheap, easy to make, a...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:58:01 PST
Jar Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Lantern/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:50:23 PST
Simple 'Biking Figure' kinetic sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Biking-Figure-kinetic-sculpture/
Simple 'Biking Figure' kinetic sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/ZBKV/I60003IA/FHWZBKVI60003IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/ZBKV/I60003IA/FHWZBKVI60003IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/ZBKV/I60003IA/FHWZBKVI60003IA.SMALL.jpg gfish I was asked to make a kinetic sculpture for a bike appreciation event. The plan was to make a plywood cutout of a human figure, which would be mounted on a bike with the feet affixed to the pedals. This way when the pedals were spun, the figure would move as if it was pedalling.Unfortunately the eve...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:59:30 PST
Light-Up Felt Menorah with Chibitronics Circuit Sticker (Proof of Concept) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Felt-Menorah-with-Chibitronics-Circuit-St/
Light-Up Felt Menorah with Chibitronics Circuit Sticker (Proof of Concept) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/UOZ2/I50CU7SL/FUIUOZ2I50CU7SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/UOZ2/I50CU7SL/FUIUOZ2I50CU7SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/UOZ2/I50CU7SL/FUIUOZ2I50CU7SL.SMALL.jpg KathyCeceri Every year in late fall, during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah (or Chanukah), families gather around the menorah to light the holiday candles. I decided to see if I could create a Light-Up Felt Menorah with LEDs that flickered just like real candles using the Chibitronics Circuit Stickers from an In...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:28:22 PST
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rings-and-Rings-A-Windchime-made-from-used-engine-/
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SMALL.jpg Homepwner This Instructable will show you how to make a Wind Chime that is just as annoying (or beautiful) as any Wind chime you've ever heard. I found it hard to categorize this build. It could fall under workshop, Technology, Cars, recycling etc. etc. BUT I want to enter this into the "RINGS" contest. I mad...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:33:30 PST
FAKE ACCESS PANEL http://www.instructables.com/id/FAKE-ACCESS-PANEL/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:16:13 PST
How to paint with blueberries! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-with-blueberries/
How to paint with blueberries! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/QQ3O/I5GN1RWJ/FE0QQ3OI5GN1RWJ.SMALL.jpg Uffe Way way back in in the day when i was just a young lad in my early 30's i was going through an experimental phase...Ok not really that far back, it was in the year of 2011 and I was experimenting with making my own paints from common things found in nature. In Finland where i live our forests are fu...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:03 PST
Laser Cut Fine Art! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Fine-Art/
Laser Cut Fine Art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SMALL.jpg marinelaArt Hi all!!This is my first Instructable, and hopefully one of many more in the future!Lets start.In this Instructable I would like to show you how easy is to create some unique Art, art that involves wood and can be hanged on a wall just like any other painting.Wood is such a great material, and we ha...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:01:02 PST
The Pandorica Opens painting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pandorica-Opens-painting/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:10:55 PST
3D Buildings on grid paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Buildings-on-grid-paper/
3D Buildings on grid paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SMALL.jpg knexinventions 49 Hey guys! I'm back, doing my first post in a while: a tutorial on something cool to do on graph paper. You draw 3D models of buildings and stuff, and I think it's sorta a fun thing to do when bored. This instuctable might be more of a concept than a step by step, but it's still basic. Enjoy! Stuff...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:37:24 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
steampunk telephone stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 steampunkish cell phonestand. the base As i am cheap i didnt want to pay for the little bit of wood i am using. So i drove around the industrial estate here in my town. And found a nice piece of wood just on the ground somewhere. After a quick clean and polish it looked like this. i like the used...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
Glowing metal space fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-metal-space-fossil/
Glowing metal space fossil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8XTE/I55MYPH6/FOM8XTEI55MYPH6.SMALL.jpg waywardengineer This is CNC cut art piece that was inspired by fossils I saw on a trip to the Jurassic coast in England, but taken in a more ancient-robotic-life-form direction. It takes power from a USB micro-b cable. There's lots of variations on this that could be fun: different shapes, more layers, making the L...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:12:57 PST
Canvas Wall Art (With A Geek Twist) http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-Wall-Art-With-A-Geek-Twist/
Canvas Wall Art (With A Geek Twist) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q5JM/I55MX9NH/FROQ5JMI55MX9NH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q5JM/I55MX9NH/FROQ5JMI55MX9NH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q5JM/I55MX9NH/FROQ5JMI55MX9NH.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture An easy way to make custom canvas wall art, with a geek twist! (yay fan art!)I love getting inspired and unleashing my geeky side whenever possible and putting these images on canvas's was a fun and elegant way of displaying them! And now I get to enjoy some of my all time favorites everyday! : )Thi...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SMALL.jpg Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Publish a Picture Book for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Publish-a-Picture-Book-for-Free/
Publish a Picture Book for Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y1AT/I55MQNWW/FJ2Y1ATI55MQNWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y1AT/I55MQNWW/FJ2Y1ATI55MQNWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/Y1AT/I55MQNWW/FJ2Y1ATI55MQNWW.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker If you've ever wanted to publish a picture book for kids, but couldn't get anyone to take you seriously--times are changing. It is now possible (fairly easy) to publish electronically on Kindle (which can be read on Windows 8, Android, iPad and Kindle devices). During September of 2014, Amazon relea...
By: MikeTheMaker

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 PST
Wooden world Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-world-Map/
Wooden world Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VLDL/I50XONVB/F3YVLDLI50XONVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VLDL/I50XONVB/F3YVLDLI50XONVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/VLDL/I50XONVB/F3YVLDLI50XONVB.SMALL.jpg rhuiberts Make a wooden world map within a half hour. Things you need: - branches- wood glue- a electric or hand saw- wooden background 40 by 40 centimeters- your creativity / imagination Search And Cut Logs/Branches Search some branches or small logs. I have chosen for 3 different sizes. It depends on ho...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:08:11 PST
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Poetry-with-Light-and-Mirrors/
Make Poetry with Light and Mirrors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/73PP/I52CYFW6/FAP73PPI52CYFW6.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum This Instructable is an overview of my project, called "What You Make of It", that I created during my residency at Pier 9.What You Make of It is a kinetic art installation that uses light and mirrors to display software-generated poetry. Fifteen laser-cut mirrors in the shape of letters hang by cha...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:06 PST
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SMALL.jpg kristinaliv Artist: Kristina Larsen and Sebastian MartinTitle: “Fog Bank“Instructables Link: http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/ Description: Precisely cut layers of undulating wool felt combine to form a gently sloping hillside enshrouded in fog. With the unconvention...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:54:54 PST
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
Wooden Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SMALL.jpg helmuel A Radio, which can be positioned and used in two ways. On the one side as an sculpture and on the other sideas a radio.Discovering and understanding are two typical human acts which belong to the development and education in life. Men are curiously striving for knowledge and if they don‘t find any s...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:19 PST
Experiments in slit-scan photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Experiments-with-slit-scan-photography/
Experiments in slit-scan photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/HW5F/I52CFWWE/FQ3HW5FI52CFWWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/HW5F/I52CFWWE/FQ3HW5FI52CFWWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/HW5F/I52CFWWE/FQ3HW5FI52CFWWE.SMALL.jpg Erik Boertjes At the KIKK festival in Belgium in 2014, I was inspired by the work of Adam Magyar who uses slit-scan photography to make beautiful serene and surrealistic images. So I decided to play with that technique myself, using just a webcam and the OpenFrameworks programming environment. The technique Th...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:23:32 PST
Hyper Terra http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyper-Terra/
Hyper Terra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne "Hyper Terra" is a projection-mapped sculpture with an integrated projector, computer, and power supply. The sculpture is a mountain with simulated solar and lunar lighting that can be set up with any lat/long on Earth and a point in time. The graphics software has controls for time advancement towa...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:33:09 PST
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fusion-to-Make-Collaborative-Sculptures-with/
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/R5A1/I4ZHMTQZ/FFRR5A1I4ZHMTQZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry For this series of collaborative sculptures, I wanted to make an organic framework from which my bees could build comb. Since comb is heavy when filled with honey and very fragile when taken from the hive, decided I needed to build a structure strong enough to hold the weight and yet transparent eno...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:21:57 PST
Collaborating with Bees: Honey Comb Light Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Collaborating-with-Bees-Honey-Comb-Light-Boxes/
Collaborating with Bees: Honey Comb Light Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FC2O/I4VQCEDZ/F6TFC2OI4VQCEDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FC2O/I4VQCEDZ/F6TFC2OI4VQCEDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FC2O/I4VQCEDZ/F6TFC2OI4VQCEDZ.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Materials ListBeehiveBeesNatural comb3/4 inch rough milled wood, cherry in this caseScrap wood, plywood1/8 aluminum plateBoos block oilThreaded screw insertsScrewsLED strips, warm white 600LED connectorsWall powerEndlighten Acrylic .157 inch thickCork weatherstrippingBiscuits, #FFSteel wool, sandpap...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:30:10 PST
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Papercut-Hobbit-Bookmark/
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/YUU3/I4SCXXCW/FSMYUU3I4SCXXCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/YUU3/I4SCXXCW/FSMYUU3I4SCXXCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/YUU3/I4SCXXCW/FSMYUU3I4SCXXCW.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead "Hey, Dad, what do you want for Christmas?" "I don't know. Make me something." Of course this conversation happened just a few days before Christmas. Fortunately I'd already begun work on the perfect thing, a Hobbit/JRR Tolkien Bookmark, making use of Chibitronics Circuit Stickers from CRASHSpace's ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:24:01 PST
Prosody Flora http://www.instructables.com/id/Prosody-Flora/
Prosody Flora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SMALL.jpg gkapriel Our life depends on the energy from the sun. We are only one step removed from the photosynthetic process of the plants that we consume. The solar energy harnessed by flora lives on inside our body, distributed through veins like roots in the earth.This was the inspiration for my Prosody Flora, or F...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:43:13 PST
String Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Fountain/
String Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SMALL.gif Salvagione The challenge, how does one present 50's synchronized swimming, or water works like the Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, without water. Pushing string with a motor is not a new idea. Adding servo motors and a microcontroller to create automated and interactive installation is what I was looking to do...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:29:51 PST
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Past-Present-Future/
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/8429/I4SCNSA4/F1J8429I4SCNSA4.SMALL.jpg gkapriel San Francisco: Past, Present, Future is the result of my interest in creating an interactive mapping of the city. This work allows you to explore the history, current conditions, and projected coastline of San Francisco. By overlaying translucent maps below a clear 3D printed city topography, you ca...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:34:00 PST
3D scan, 3D render clay sculptures into stainless steel via digital renderings for an art proposal http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scan-3D-render-clay-sculptures-into-stainless-s/
3D scan, 3D render clay sculptures into stainless steel via digital renderings for an art proposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SMALL.jpg mariamp I am a fine artist with training in traditional painting and sculpture, having finished the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in painting.After working at a Jeff Koons studio for more than two years, I got interested in the digital side of the fine art process and production, and specifically in 3D s...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:16:51 PST
Make a Bridged Stencil From Any Image http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stencil-From-Any-Image/
Make a Bridged Stencil From Any Image - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SMALL.jpg borogoves When I first tried stenciling, I worked from drawings and traced the images onto marking paper. I could make black and white stencils this way, but it was difficult to produce color stencils or stencils with more than one tone. With this method I can make a multi-color, multi-layer stencil from any ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:36:28 PST
Polyscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Polyscape/
Polyscape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SMALL.jpg Ypink I set off to design a kinetic sculpture titled Polyscape as a "floating island" made out of recycled polypropylene plastic, which is the same material used in making disposable plastic bottles and bags. I was interested in investigating the natural properties of recycled plastic as well as the injec...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:45:48 PST
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Cribbage-Boards/
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins Hey there people!Today I'm going to try and show you how to make a cribbage board using a Laser Cutter!At least point you in the right direction to getting started.* I just recently started making cribbage boards for friends and family this year, and have started to make it into a small business whi...
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