Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:14:13 PST BLOX v1.01 How to paint with blueberries! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-with-blueberries/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:33:03 PST
The Pandorica Opens painting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pandorica-Opens-painting/
The Pandorica Opens painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Two things I really like are watching Doctor Who and Vincent van Gogh's paintings. I was really exited about the episode 'Vincent and the doctor' and it couldn't have been any better. A while later, I saw the episode 'The pandorica opens'. In this episode Vincent van Gogh is seen painting on a canva...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 PST
Wooden world Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-world-Map/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:23:32 PST
Hyper Terra http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyper-Terra/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:36:28 PST
Polyscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Polyscape/
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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/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:59:36 PST
3d printed photo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-photo/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:14:01 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:15:18 PST
Concrete and Beach Glass Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-and-Beach-Glass-Bar/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:52:53 PST
Wall Of Rainbow Koi: Version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Of-Rainbow-Koi-Version-20/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:47:44 PST
Motherboard lamp – Trashdesign http://www.instructables.com/id/Motherboard-lamp-Trashdesign/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:25:33 PST
Wooden Computer Keyboard by Steve M. Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Computer-Keyboard-by-Steve-M-Potter/
Wooden Computer Keyboard by Steve M. Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SMALL.jpg stevempotter I decided that I deserve a keyboard that I really adore, since I spend most of my workday at the computer. You can buy gorgeous office desks, chairs, wooden pens and beautiful stationery. Why is it that keyboards are all plastic and ugly? I always liked the feel and sound of the old IBM-AT clicky k...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:34 PST
Manual Motion Study http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Motion-Study/
Manual Motion Study - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/4DM1/I3VHV7XJ/FWL4DM1I3VHV7XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/4DM1/I3VHV7XJ/FWL4DM1I3VHV7XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/4DM1/I3VHV7XJ/FWL4DM1I3VHV7XJ.SMALL.gif smithallen_studio As part of our Motus Project we needed a way to track everyone that moved through the lobby at Autodesk Pier 9 in a day. We experimented with Kinect style tracking, and TSPS but in the end we found the easiest way was a straight up manual motion study. Compaired to hours/days of code tweakin...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:24:15 PST
Ikea ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-ROBOT/
Ikea ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SMALL.jpg kenyer Inspired by a Kickstarter project, I couldn't walk past the spare-parts box at my local Ikea. So I took a bag and filled it with hardware parts. (mostly kitchen cabinet hinges) A big bag filled costed just 1,50 Euro.Back home, I can't find the Kickstarter anymore. It somehow disappeared from the sit...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:08:46 PST
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.SMALL.jpg Das_Wookie I recently was able to get started with a program with the Battleship Texas Foundation for making art from materials removed from the ship as part of preservation of the ship. The steel I was given is reclaimed from the engine super structure and was laid in 1911 (that's when the keel was laid along...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:17 PST
Backlit Box Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Box-Art/
Backlit Box Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/LTOY/I3THD7PR/FKXLTOYI3THD7PR.SMALL.jpg darkstar1 This instsructable details the process of building a box with a cutout design on the front which is backlit by pulsing LEDs. I had the genius idea of starting to document the steps after i began the project, so please excuse some lacking photos!I built this instructable as a present using materials ...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:15:29 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SMALL.jpg chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
How to make a colorful-candle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-colorful-candle/
How to make a colorful-candle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/D85X/I3PROI9Q/FEQD85XI3PROI9Q.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu This candle is made from a candle and a crayon.Everybody can very easily make it, and it is very beautiful!!Give it a try!! Matererials a candlea pana crayona utility knifea bowla cupchopsticksa rubber band Break The Candle Break the candle for the candle melts very well. Boil Water Boil wa...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:20:00 PST
3D Mickey mouse head http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Mickey-mouse-head/
3D Mickey mouse head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/6NNM/I3H5TH93/FLO6NNMI3H5TH93.SMALL.jpg Savvyz This is a 3D mickey mouse head, I wanted to try different objects with the 3D look. This is using the technique as my 3D Hand instructable Equipment I used the following objects: A bowl- small to medium A cup- small to medium depends on the size of the bowl Ruler Black, Red and Yellow felt tip p...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:39:07 PST
Copper Ring Bird Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Ring-Bird-Ornament/
Copper Ring Bird Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/DOGP/I3R6X0RP/FXEDOGPI3R6X0RP.SMALL.jpg Moose Art Design I had to cut some copper pipe a couple months back and bought a pipe cutter down at my local hardware store. After a while I realized that this cool little tool could be used in a lot of applications besides your basic home repairs. It could be used to make really cool pieces of art! Check out this ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:05:14 PST
Design and make your own ceramic cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-make-your-own-ceramic-cups/
Design and make your own ceramic cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SMALL.jpg jeremyzoo Welcome on my Instructable!This time I'm going to show you how to design and fabricate a ceramic cup in large quantities.Little bit on this project:I wanted to capture the whole process of designing the cup from start to finish, from plasticine to a ready item or product if you wish. So you will see...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:13:23 PST
Making Chibitronics Electronic Christmas Cards with LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Chibitronics-Electronic-Christmas-Cards-wit/
Making Chibitronics Electronic Christmas Cards with LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/Q9IG/I3H5934E/FN1Q9IGI3H5934E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/Q9IG/I3H5934E/FN1Q9IGI3H5934E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/Q9IG/I3H5934E/FN1Q9IGI3H5934E.SMALL.jpg spyclub The Leicester Hackspace is running another build night and this time they are offering Chibitronics kits, which are essentially neat little sticky back electronic components where you can assemble a circuit without needing a soldering iron. The result is a permanent electronics assembly, with no wir...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:48:44 PST
Durga Action Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Durga-Action-Figure/
Durga Action Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SMALL.jpg Brillist Durga is a 10-armed warrior goddess who rides a lion, fights demons, and shatters stereotypes. She appears in painting, sculpture, comics, movies, and dance - and here as an action figure in the style of a 10th-century Indian bronze statue, along with her loyal lion. Durga is the first in a series o...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:02:50 PST
Simple minimalistic design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-minimalistic-design-lamp/
Simple minimalistic design lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SMALL.jpg tvan den langenbergh Hello I'm Thomas Van den Langenbergh. I'm a Belgian design student and together with Pauline and Katrijn, we designed a minimalistic lamp. We will make it simple to construct a minimalistic lamp with wood and plexi (PMMA). Chose wood. I chose American oak for the construction of the lamp. You ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:09:40 PST
Design and laser cut coasters (includes chlorophyll coaster vector file) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-laser-cut-coasters-includes-chlorophyll/
Design and laser cut coasters (includes chlorophyll coaster vector file) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/12K1/I3BHCOYY/FCI12K1I3BHCOYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/12K1/I3BHCOYY/FCI12K1I3BHCOYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/12K1/I3BHCOYY/FCI12K1I3BHCOYY.SMALL.jpg spockish This Instructable focuses primarily on how to design a laser-cuttable coaster in Illustrator and only briefly touches on how to use a laser cutter. You can either follow along to design your own, or download the pdf/ai file to get laser cutting!Materials: computer Adobe Illustrator (or other vector ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:02:55 PST
Light-Up Paper Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Tardis/
Light-Up Paper Tardis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Loving and lusting after a Tardis is the norm for all fans of Dr. Who, and thus my go-to holiday present for my Dr. Who-loving mentor/friend was a papercraft Tardis. However, I didn't want to hand over a simple paper Tardis that anyone could merely print out; I wanted to make this paper Tardis uniqu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
icecairo's Laser-cut Notebook Cover with Islamic Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Notebook-Cover-with-Islamic-Patterns-Ins/
icecairo's Laser-cut Notebook Cover with Islamic Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SMALL.jpg RaniaRafie This tutorial is post the laser-cutting process (which I'm preparing another tutorial for), on simple DIY tricks how to assemble this Notepad Cover to fit with different paper sizes, sticky notes, notebooks to be as REUSABLE as possible.PS: This design is a work in progress inspired by SnijLab's Not...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:55:06 PST
Turn your favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Mural-of-Your-Favorite-Photo-The-Gr/
Turn your favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I've always wanted to paint something but never knew where to start. I love that with a little bit of paint you can completely change a room. When my daughter asked for a butterfly on her wall I figured it was time to try it out. My only problem is that I have zero experience in this department. I c...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:38:01 PST
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Carpet-Mandala-Mosaic/
Recycled Carpet Mandala Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/LHU4/I3KCF6YE/FY7LHU4I3KCF6YE.SMALL.jpg Hannah Joy We recently moved house and love almost everything about it...except it's super-duper ugly stucco walls. We are renting, so we can't do much about it. Mostly we're only having to stare at them when we're sitting outside, so I thought I would make something to cover that wall and ideally draw att...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:59:11 PST
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Wax-Investment-Casting-of-Silver-Pendant/
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SMALL.jpg katwerre This is my follow up of my silicone mold making Instructible. I injected waxes using the mold I made in that Instructible and used one those waxes to make an investment casting in silver. I have skipped over the wax injection process for now (because I forgot to take pictures), but will come back ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 19:38:55 PST
Laser Etch Rubber Stamps for a Drone Stamp Revolution! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etch-Rubber-Stamps-for-a-Drone-Stamp-Revolut/
Laser Etch Rubber Stamps for a Drone Stamp Revolution! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SMALL.jpg delappe "In Drones We Trust" is participatory art project inviting volunteers from across the United States, and around the world, to rubber stamp a tiny image of an MQ1 Predator Drone onto the surface of their money. You can learn more about the project here and see hundreds of examples of drone stamped c...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 19:26:17 PST
3D Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Hand/
3D Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SMALL.jpg Savvyz These instructions are to create a 3D hand Equipment You will need:A piece of paper- big enough to fit your handPencil and eraserFelt tip markers- any colours Starting Start by placing your hand on the piece of paper and draw round your hand using a pencil Process Start by drawing lines on...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:19:49 PST