Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:00:24 PST BLOX v1.01 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
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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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
Solvent Transfers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solvent-Transfers/
Solvent Transfers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SMALL.jpg djeucalyptus Every time I use this technique, people always ask how it's done, and I've always had a bit of difficulty explaining it. They say a picture's worth a thousand words. Hopefully this will help a bit. The applications for this technique are nearly limitless. I've used and seen it used on business ca...
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Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:16:29 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
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 ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 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
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
Rose Window Themed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rose-Window-Themed-Night-Light/
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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/
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SMALL.jpg Morgo A friend of mine recently asked me to design her a "leafy half mask or forest crown." I asked about any specific details, such as preferred trees, and she replied that she wanted to leave it up to my creativity. So here is what I came up with and the process I used to come up with it.This project ta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:39:12 PDT
Light show in a 3D printed model http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-show-in-a-3D-printed-model/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:58:41 PDT
Throwing a Pot 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Thowing-a-Pot-101/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:17 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
Class Up a Classic Bottle Opener Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-Up-a-Classic-Bottle-Opener-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:53:33 PDT
A great technique for scanning your inked drawings http://www.instructables.com/id/A-great-technique-for-scanning-your-inked-drawings/
A great technique for scanning your inked drawings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SMALL.jpg rauz This is a nice and quick way to get amazingly crisp and sharp scans of your artwork.The scanning process itself is crazy fast and you'll end up with a perfect scan - no need to adjust levels or remove smudges, scratches and noise because of the texture of the paper.And the best part, at least for me...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 17:32:26 PDT
LED Paper Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Chandelier/
LED Paper Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SMALL.jpg denahemerson Anthro Envy /,anTHrō 'envē/ (n): the active coveting of all things AnthroListen, we've all been there. We've all walked into Anthro and gone weak in the knees contemplating how all their gorgeous items would look in our living spaces. We've meandered over, timidly grasped hold of the price tag, take...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:18:00 PDT
Spooky Interactive Projections! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Interactive-Projections/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:55 PDT
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Model-of-Historic-Building-Courthouse/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:11:54 PDT
Make Your OP-1 Into a Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/OP-1-Key-Cover/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:18:44 PDT
Pulse sensing faceted heart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-sensing-faceted-heart-lamp/
Pulse sensing faceted heart lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SMALL.jpg Raitis First thoughts of making something similar came more than a year ago, when I couldn't decide what kind of birthday gift to make for my twin friends studying medicine. I hope that they will not see this ahead of time though, since the birthday is only in the beginning of December. I've almost forgott...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:54:43 PDT
memememe#selfie http://www.instructables.com/id/memememeselfie/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:50:46 PDT
Glowing Pandora Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Pandora-Flowers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dancing-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy-Ac/
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SMALL.jpg Darren Carnall It was the summer and my Wife's Birthday was approaching, and like everybody else who saw (the brilliant) Guardians of the Galaxy... she had COMPLETELY fallen in love the baby dancing Groot from the end of the movie. I mean... who didn't??I knew what I had to do.... !! TO MY ART STUDIO!!!! Everyt...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Backlit Iron Man Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Iron-Man-Poster/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Zoetrope-Sculptures/
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SMALL.jpg edmark This instructable demonstrates and explains a number of different sculptures I designed that animate when they are spun and lit by a strobe light (or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed). Let's look at a few examples:What you are viewing in each of the above videos is a sol...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:44:55 PDT
How to Make Oil Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Oil-Paint/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:29 PDT
Impressed Sugru Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Impressed-Sugru-Stamps/
Impressed Sugru Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SMALL.jpg caitmcq For my mixed-media art, I like to use stamped patterns. I'm always looking for ways to create my own patterns and textures. Enter my local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, and its Sugru Build Night! Materials 1. Sugru2. Bases for stamps (blocks and sturdy cardboard tube)3. Release (foamy soap)4. Vari...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:34 PDT
Cardboard Cafe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Cafe/
Cardboard Cafe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SMALL.jpg Studio for Urban Projects The cardboard cafe is an outdoor installation made of entirely of corrugated cardboard, and at the end of it’s life will be recycled into a new product packaging. Fabrication techniques The cardboard cafe was built with a combination of digital and manual fabrication techniques. Many of the tool...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:24:53 PDT
DIY Wire Faux Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wire-Faux-Taxidermy/
DIY Wire Faux Taxidermy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/MOLC/GRYOQNS9/FPQMOLCGRYOQNS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/MOLC/GRYOQNS9/FPQMOLCGRYOQNS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/MOLC/GRYOQNS9/FPQMOLCGRYOQNS9.SMALL.jpg CreativeCate To see more tutorials and cool stuff visit See Cate Create. Cost: About $6 Supplies: Plenty of 16 Ga. Dark Annealed Wire (I bought the 2lb reel). OKay. So now that this project is done, I can tell you I HATE THIS WIRE for this project. It is too stiff and hard to shape and really beat up my ha...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:58:50 PDT
Skin A 123D Make Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-A-123D-Make-Project/
Skin A 123D Make Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/N40X/I0HYQ9TN/FCGN40XI0HYQ9TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/N40X/I0HYQ9TN/FCGN40XI0HYQ9TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/N40X/I0HYQ9TN/FCGN40XI0HYQ9TN.SMALL.jpg delappe 123D Make is rather awesome, I agree. The projects created with this process are truly amazing. For this project however, I set out with to see if I could develop a low cost method for enclosing 123D sculptures in a paper skin - to literally take 123D Make to the next level visually. 3d models ar...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:22:27 PDT
How to make a Paper Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Paper-Crane-1/
How to make a Paper Crane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/YFMO/GVZQ6F96/F8QYFMOGVZQ6F96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/YFMO/GVZQ6F96/F8QYFMOGVZQ6F96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/YFMO/GVZQ6F96/F8QYFMOGVZQ6F96.SMALL.jpg RNmaster For this project you will need 1 square piece of paper (preferably origami paper), and nimble fingers. Step one The first step is to connect the edges across from each other . It should look like two triangles on each half. Repeat the same process again so that it looks like an x on your paper. M...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:35:30 PST
Solidifying Sand http://www.instructables.com/id/Solidifying-Sand/
Solidifying Sand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BZKP/I0HYUT40/FLYBZKPI0HYUT40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BZKP/I0HYUT40/FLYBZKPI0HYUT40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BZKP/I0HYUT40/FLYBZKPI0HYUT40.SMALL.jpg chris.kelusak This Instructable will be part of a series that will start by looking into creating minimal surface’s using sand and the process to do so, from creating a container to do the tests in to how the surface responds to different parameters, and how to solidify a layer of the geometry.There are multiple ...
By: chris.kelusak

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:26:15 PDT
Listening Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Listening-Glasses/
Listening Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/83HV/I0HYRVWN/FMO83HVI0HYRVWN.SMALL.jpg chriskallmyer Listening Glasses are a tool for the enhanced appreciation of our audible world. Because we live in such a visual world, these glasses will blind you completely in the hopes to open your ears to the vibrant sonic world around you. In short, they are cheap glasses painted over. A simple technology th...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:02:17 PDT
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
Water Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Project OverviewThis is a fun and easy project that uses NeverWet to help you write and paint with water. NeverWet is a super hydrophobic coating that can be sprayed onto any surface. Ever since watching its promo video with my friends (watch it here and your mind will be blown) I've been wanting t...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
DIY Optical Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Optical-Illusion/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:57:05 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
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Chisel-Aluminum-Flashing-Into-Any-Design-or/
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SMALL.jpg mlduffy I work as a sculptor and have a lot of trouble making models of proposed pieces that can reflect the aesthetic a finished stainless steel sculpture will present. An additional problem is that I often use complex geometries enclosing empty spaces. I could easily solve this problem with a 3-D printe...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:27 PDT
Easy Permanent Print on Metal - Pro results at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Permanent-Print-on-Metal-at-Home/
Easy Permanent Print on Metal - Pro results at Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/277R/I09LTYD3/F3C277RI09LTYD3.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil NO, you don't need an expensive laser cutter or CNC router to indelibly mark metal.This instructable includes both step by step instructions and a follow along movie for your viewing pleasure.We'll use a laser printer resist and ferric chloride to indelibly mark metal. Watch the vid and follow alo...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:17 PDT
How To Draw A Swallow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-A-Swallow/
How To Draw A Swallow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/53UP/I00TLVFT/FI553UPI00TLVFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/53UP/I00TLVFT/FI553UPI00TLVFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/53UP/I00TLVFT/FI553UPI00TLVFT.SMALL.jpg unicornpoop19 Ever wanted to draw an old school swallow? This is a simple step by step tutorial to learn how to draw one. They can be difficult at first but get easier and better with practice. So let's begin!! Get Your Materials First things first you need some supplies.For this project you will need:PaperPen...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:52:26 PDT
Personal Drone System (Me and My Predator) http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Drone-System-Me-and-My-Predator/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:26:16 PDT
Kinetic Wall Sculptures - Dizzy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinetic-Wall-Sculptures-Dizzy/
Kinetic Wall Sculptures - Dizzy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/VNKF/GOW3ZIEZ/F00VNKFGOW3ZIEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/VNKF/GOW3ZIEZ/F00VNKFGOW3ZIEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/VNKF/GOW3ZIEZ/F00VNKFGOW3ZIEZ.SMALL.jpg MechanicalSculptor My Kinetic Sculptures - A Brief How-To. <br> My Wooden Gears. My wooden ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 03:11:51 PDT
Instructables Robot GIANT PAPERCRAFT http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-GIANT-PAPERCRAFT/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:20:22 PDT
Advanced Millefiori Techniques for Polymer Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Mellefiori-Techniques-for-Polymer-Clay/
Advanced Millefiori Techniques for Polymer Clay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/JEQ3/HZL3NRIV/FMUJEQ3HZL3NRIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/JEQ3/HZL3NRIV/FMUJEQ3HZL3NRIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/JEQ3/HZL3NRIV/FMUJEQ3HZL3NRIV.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid Polymer clay is really cool stuff, it's easy to work, comes in a variety of colors, and hardens at low temperatures in the oven. I occasionally try my hand at some three dimensional stuff, but I'm more partial to 2-D with a technique called millefiori. I've posted one other instructable about a ba...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:12:04 PDT