Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:21:53 PST BLOX v1.01 Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
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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. This Instructable will walk you ...
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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 you 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 you 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/
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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
Recycled Sun moon and stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sun-moon-and-stars/
Recycled Sun moon and stars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/W3BP/I38SB3QW/FDIW3BPI38SB3QW.SMALL.jpg festerdsplinter Lasers, water jets, arduino's?. ? The heck is that? Culinary skills? C'mon! I can reheat coffee in the microwave and I keep recyclable periodicals in my oven. Raspberry pi?!??...o.k.. I get pie. So anyway, here go's.. this humble caveman presents to you, the amazing instructable c...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:14:18 PST
Island City - Starry Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Island-City-Starry-Night/
Island City - Starry Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/J731/I395KQ55/FBJJ731I395KQ55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/J731/I395KQ55/FBJJ731I395KQ55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/J731/I395KQ55/FBJJ731I395KQ55.SMALL.jpg fcfelix This is a project I started more than 6 month ago (not much spare time in my house ;-) ). We needed something for the bedroom, which would light up automatically, and not too bright, enough to find your way into bed, and not wake the other one up, which is most of the times my wife ;-)Have seen onli...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:50:39 PST
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats http://www.instructables.com/id/A-DioramaThe-Ranch-At-Grizzly-Flats/
A Diorama:The Ranch At Grizzly Flats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/41FG/I2LMDZQQ/FE541FGI2LMDZQQ.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This instructable is a follow up to my previous entry, "The Use of Wood In Scale Modeling." Done earlier. All of the techniques employed in the actual construction are explained fully in that instructable. This is just how to arrange the various elements in a pleasing and believable setting. I nam...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:58:21 PST
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-anatomicaly-correct-Manga-Cats-it-can-/
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Things you'll need:GIMPA basic knowledge of GIMPorPaperA pencilA penColored pencils or markersHello, everyone!  Despite what some may say, it is possible to draw in a good-looking manga style and still have everything anatomically correct for any subject.  I will show you by creating an anatomically...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:32:39 PST
Lasercut cardboard dinosaurs http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-cardboard-dinosaurs/
Lasercut cardboard dinosaurs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/E0MP/I32WJBJV/F0ME0MPI32WJBJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/E0MP/I32WJBJV/F0ME0MPI32WJBJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/E0MP/I32WJBJV/F0ME0MPI32WJBJV.SMALL.jpg spockish These four piece friction-fit dinosaurs take about 2 minutes each to cut out of cardboard.Materials:Laser cutter (although you could probably also do it with an exacto knife.)Cardboard (from a shipping box) -- 1/16 inch plywood and acrylic also work with tweakingAdobe Illustrator (or Inkscape or any...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:47:12 PST
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bar-with-Axial-Adjustability/
Light Bar with Axial Adjustability - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/V4O8/I327GOKC/FNMV4O8I327GOKC.SMALL.jpg orgajohnson I made a light bar for my new 160 sq ft. art studio. It is a DJ truss with vanity light strips, the novel project was to construct a clamp to connect the pieces. It is easy to grasp:1. cut a measure of 4x42. bore a hole through the middle of the 4x4 3. rip the bored 4x4 lengthwise4. attach the res...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:38:24 PST
Work in Process: Machine Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-in-Process-Machine-Knitting/
Work in Process: Machine Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SMALL.jpg risdmuseum In the 1950s and 60s, knitting machines were marketed to young housewives. Although there were several brands, machines made by Brother were among the most popular. In the last few decades, home knitting machines have become less widely available, but are still used by hobbyists, textile artists, an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:43 PST
Carousel! An Interactive Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Carousel-An-Interactive-Sculpture/
Carousel! An Interactive Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/XPKX/I2TG37QW/FR3XPKXI2TG37QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/XPKX/I2TG37QW/FR3XPKXI2TG37QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/XPKX/I2TG37QW/FR3XPKXI2TG37QW.SMALL.jpg FluxFoundation This was a collaborative artwork by the Flux Foundation, located in Oakland, CA. Carousel is an interactive, collaborative installation for the 2014 Project Zero Perspectives Conference at Lick Wilmerding High School. Inspired by the shared experience and wonder of the swing rides of childhood carni...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:49:33 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Urine-Tanned-Salmon-Leather/
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Why urine? Why not? But seriously, if you're really curious about why we'd use our own urine to tan skin, skip to the last page and I'll tell you all about it. Follow my set of instructions on how to prepare and tan salmon skin (or any other skin for that matter) to make leather. Assemble Your K...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:54:59 PST
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Highlighter-Cracked-Back/
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SMALL.jpg TimsProjects We've all done it. You were walking on the side walk and your precious, beloved, and FRAGILE iPhone falls out of your hands. And it hits the pavement, bouncing several times. Yes it's a very tragic moment. Having a cracked spiderweb-like back is so unattractive. But with just a couple of highlighter...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:19:07 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
Hang Art on a Staircase! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-Art-on-a-Staircase/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:48:14 PST
Sound Map Animation http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Map-Animation/
Sound Map Animation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/SOF1/I2KBSFYU/FSJSOF1I2KBSFYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/SOF1/I2KBSFYU/FSJSOF1I2KBSFYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/SOF1/I2KBSFYU/FSJSOF1I2KBSFYU.SMALL.jpg bsauta Have you ever wanted to create a visual representation of the sounds around you? With this tutorial you can do just that!By creating an animated visual sound map you can create a better understanding of the sounds around you and how they can be interpreted in different ways! By using photoshop, illu...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:59:05 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SMALL.jpg fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
UV (black light) painting for everyone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SMALL.jpg fcfelix IMPORTANT: USE UV LIGHT CAREFULLY. BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF UV LIGHT WHEN EXPOSED TOO LONG TO IT. THIS INSTRUCTABLE AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE IT MIGHT CAUSE YOU.Since I was a child I was fascinated by fluorescence, phosphorescence and bioluminescence. Seing the movie Avatar ...
By: fcfelix

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Elven Magic Orb http://www.instructables.com/id/Elven-Magic-Orb/
Elven Magic Orb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/KROY/I2AR197X/F1BKROYI2AR197X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/KROY/I2AR197X/F1BKROYI2AR197X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/KROY/I2AR197X/F1BKROYI2AR197X.SMALL.jpg fcfelix First of all, please bear with me, this is my first instructable ...It all started with me browsing through Instructables and finding a lot of great ideas. I came across the CapSense Arduino library and this great instructable, and just had to try it out. The idea behind is you create a proximity se...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:37:48 PST
Conductive Poetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Poetry/
Conductive Poetry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead All these conductive materials! There's thread, fabric, copper tape, paint, graphite, etc. But what to do with it? One thing to do with conductive paint (such as Bare Conductive) is to incorporate literature and create poetry that lights up! In this Instructable, I'll show you how.See the last step...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:36:15 PST
Fabric Printing with Citra-Solv http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Printing-with-Citra-Solv/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:46:52 PDT
Model B Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-B-Ornament/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 11:58:53 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
Paint swatch art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Paint swatches can make beautiful art. Those tiny swatches in the paint section of your local hardware store come in a wide variety of hues, and there's endless colour combinations possible.Making your own is super easy and you can personalize it to match your space however you want, I even included...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 PST
TV Wall of Terror http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-of-Terror/
TV Wall of Terror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SMALL.gif bennelson For a Halloween Party, I designed a semi-interactive, never-the-same-twice video wall featuring horrible images of extreme close-ups of eyes and a mouth.The multiple monitors are driven by custom-designed video DVDs and a live video camera feed adds an interactive element. Tools and Materials Thi...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:30:47 PST
Syn/Hak Sugru Scandinavian Chef http://www.instructables.com/id/SynHak-Sugru-Scandinavian-Chef/
Syn/Hak Sugru Scandinavian Chef - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/477J/I1XER700/FIR477JI1XER700.SMALL.jpg fakeit This is a brief instructable using a material called Sugru to create a decorative and functional magnet resembling a famous foam Scandinavian Chef. Materials The materials used are Sugru and a magnet clip. The goal is to decorate the magnet for use on my refrigerator to hold up a recipe or any ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:18:20 PDT
Rose Window Themed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rose-Window-Themed-Night-Light/
Rose Window Themed Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SMALL.jpg pohhoushun 'We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.'Winston ChurchillSome buildings have profound meanings and invoke powerful feelings within us. These buildings not only reflect the aspirations of the people who designed them, the determination of the people who built them, but also recount stories...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:26:40 PDT
String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Art-3/
String Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SMALL.jpg Daniellatripodi I decided that I wanted to expand my art horizons and do something different, that not a lot of people see. String art! I've taught myself how to do this and would like to share with others. You need patience and time for this, but the end result will be worth it!For this instructable I will show yo...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:44:47 PDT
3D Comic Book Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Comic-Book-Cover/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:00 PDT
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fit-Leather-Armor-Breast-Plate-Celtic-Editi/
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SMALL.jpg from_the_toolbox This tutorial will provide you with the following skills:- How to make a cheap body form- How to make your own patterns- How to tool leather with hand tools- How to finish leather- How to stitch leather lacingMaterials(See links in Instructable for tools on Tandy website)Pencil Ball point penRuler, ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:35:35 PDT
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Silver-Birch-Leaf-Leather-Mask/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:39:12 PDT
Decoupage Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Decoupage/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:38:23 PDT
Light show in a 3D printed model http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-show-in-a-3D-printed-model/
Light show in a 3D printed model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SMALL.jpg naimo Now that 3D printing in transparent materials is widely available, we really can start having fun with models playing with light. There's also super convenient ways to use high numbers of RGB LEDs with the Arduino, using Adafruit's Neopixels which only need one digital pin for example.This Instructa...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:58:41 PDT
How to Make a Human Tape Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Human-Tape-Sculpture/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 22:34:52 PDT
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-time-lapse-with-a-GoPro/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:51 PDT