Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:16:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Flash Mob Art Gallery http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Mob-Art-Gallery/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:16:38 PDT
Paper Spiral Shell Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Spiral-Shell-Thing/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:32:16 PDT
Getting started with etched-line watercolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-etched-line-watercolor-TEST/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:14:46 PST
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-oclock-shadow/
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales The digital sundial speaks to the ancient desire of keeping track of time. A desire probably as old as the concept of time itself; fascination which has lead to very advanced machines. Nonetheless, for thousands of years people relied on the sun (at the time thought) moving around the earth. Some of...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:35:04 PDT
How to Learn Photoshop Online for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Learn-Photoshop-Online-for-free/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:39:56 PDT
Making Stickers with Vcarve http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stickers-with-Vcarve/
Making Stickers with Vcarve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Recently we bought a cheap Chinese vinyl cutter, or "sticker machine" and although the machine itself is reasonable quality and works well, the Artcut software the runs the machine is just horrible. I found that I couldn't import images, there are not many fonts to choose from and its just not user...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:36:34 PDT
Sculptural Experiments with Hard Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculptural-Experiments-with-Hard-Candy/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:28:34 PDT
World Map Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Wall-Art/
World Map Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SMALL.jpg Mak5 My job has taken me to many place around the world. I admire, respect, and really enjoy the cultural differences of all of those people and places. Add that to fact I've always had a thing for maps and we needed some wall art in our living room... I decided to paint a map.During this project I found...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:30:53 PDT
Power Washer Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Washer-Art/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 16:23:00 PDT
Cylindrical Mirror Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Cylindrical-Mirror-Art/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:11:40 PDT
T-Rex PA speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-PA-speaker/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:59:37 PDT
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/P3PF/I7SVQJ6U/FIDP3PFI7SVQJ6U.SMALL.jpg Aron Hoekstra For my wife & I, a dream of ours has always been to have a home theater to watch movies with our family. This past winter we've finally been able to make it a reality. We had our basement finished and in doing so, I planned a good sized room to be our home theater. In the planning phases, my wife fo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
MultiFunction Twister Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/MultiFunction-Twister-Wire/
MultiFunction Twister Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/RCM6/I7RGEIAW/FF5RCM6I7RGEIAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/RCM6/I7RGEIAW/FF5RCM6I7RGEIAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/RCM6/I7RGEIAW/FF5RCM6I7RGEIAW.SMALL.jpg chienline Twister wire, commonly called cable twister in the market, comes with many designs and mostly used to group or tidy up a bunch of long cables. Here I want to show you how to make one er.. many of them and show you how I use them as helpful tools in my life. Materials Motorcycle Candy Colors Fuel ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:58:42 PDT
DIY Smartphone "Super" Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Super-Macro-Lens/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:15:45 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminum-iPhone-Chain/
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/X0NN/I7KB8RQZ/F6KX0NNI7KB8RQZ.SMALL.jpg yueshi I have always want to make a custom iPhone case, the plastic ones are too easy to break, there are other wooden, laser etched case but there were not impressive. So i decided to make an over-the-top sometimes impractical cast aluminum iphone case.the Lion head case was inspired by door knockers that...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:55:59 PDT
Codeable Bracelet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Codeable-Bracelet/
Codeable Bracelet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/D1W8/I74ND2B7/FEXD1W8I74ND2B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/D1W8/I74ND2B7/FEXD1W8I74ND2B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/D1W8/I74ND2B7/FEXD1W8I74ND2B7.SMALL.jpg fablabbaltimore This bracelet design is generated by Processing and has blocks of code that can be commented in and out to change its appearance. Click and drag to draw designs in the bracelet! Pressing 'a' saves a file ready for the Universal Laser Cutter. Processing You will need to download Processing at http...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:18:27 PDT
Printing onto Fabric at Home - Mount Spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-onto-Fabric-at-Home-Mount-Spray/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:59:47 PDT
T-rex trophy heat lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/T-rex-trophy-heat-lamp/
T-rex trophy heat lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LY7Z/I6RSXHR4/FVSLY7ZI6RSXHR4.SMALL.jpg yueshi The T-rex Trophy Heat lamp was a project I did back in 2013. The concept is to make a hunters trophy without killing any animals. I have thought about rhinoceros or water buffalo because of the horn features on these animals. Eventually, I decided to do a T-rex head, It was one of the most bad ass c...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:59:12 PST
Flip Machining on the DMS CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Machining-on-the-DMS-CNC-Router/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:38:50 PST
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
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
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
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
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
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-A-Beginners-Guide/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:42:56 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
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
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
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/
FAKE ACCESS PANEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/6Z21/I4IXISUC/FGW6Z21I4IXISUC.SMALL.jpg THE GOOSE I wanted a fake access panel for my futuristic door i made. so here it is.materials1. 1 piece of white plexiglass 12x202. 1 piece of clear plexiglass 12x203. 1 piece 1/4" plywood4 1 piece of 1x1 1/4" 6'5. led lights that suit your build.6. alum. tape7. wood screws8. solder, heat shrink, tape, wire,...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:16:13 PST
Glow Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Wood/
Glow Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SMALL.jpg elichem Making glow-in-the-dark wood.So we've had a lot of artists, woodworkers and furniture makers ask us how to transform pieces of wood into glow-in-the-dark wonders.We usually tell them its quite easy, then we thought it would be good idea to do a case-study of our own to prove just how straight forwar...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:09:57 PST
How to make a fantasy map in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fantasy-map-in-Photoshop/
How to make a fantasy map in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SMALL.jpg lobsterfists This is a tutorial to make a random continent map that you can use for anything that you want! This tutorial will help create nice looking maps that can range from all over the world! Setting up the canvas I generally start mine as 1920x1080 so then I can be able to use the map as a desktop backg...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 17:03:56 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...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 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
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
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
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
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
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 a 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 so...
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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/
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
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
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
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