Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:40:14 PST BLOX v1.01 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
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/
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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/
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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 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
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
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
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/
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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/
3D scan, 3D render clay sculptures into stainless steel via digital renderings for an art proposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SMALL.jpg mariamp I am a fine artist with training in traditional painting and sculpture, having finished the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in painting.After working at a Jeff Koons studio for more than two years, I got interested in the digital side of the fine art process and production, and specifically in 3D s...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:16:51 PST
How to Stretch a Canvas Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stretch-a-Canvas-Painting/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:02:38 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
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
Polyscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Polyscape/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:45:48 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
Digital Painting Lesson 1: The basics of using a graphics tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Painting-Lesson-1-The-basics-of-using-a-gr/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:47:25 PST
Motherboard lamp – Trashdesign http://www.instructables.com/id/Motherboard-lamp-Trashdesign/
Motherboard lamp – Trashdesign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SMALL.jpg jarimiranda This is a Make It Your Self guide to make a motherboard lamp.I like to make trashdesign and I believe that this is open source designing.I study in Aalto University in Finland.So lets make some Trashdesign!More of my stuff:My homepage: http://jarimiranda.com/Facebook fun art: https://www.facebook....
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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/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:34 PST
Ikea ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-ROBOT/
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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/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:17 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 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
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
How To Draw a Face (Proportions Made Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-a-Face-Proportions-Made-Easy/
How To Draw a Face (Proportions Made Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SMALL.jpg LanceRafael Hi everyone! I've noticed that a lot of people struggle with drawing faces, specifically with proportions, but they really shouldn't. Drawing a face is actually not as hard as you think. Read on if you want to learn how to do it! What You'll Need Pencil Paper A (very) good Eraser A face to dra...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:15:59 PDT
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...
By: RaniaRafie

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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
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
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
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/
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/
Useful Gestures - sculpture series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SMALL.jpg xbremer Useful gestures was inspired by the Marshall McLuhan quote, “We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.” This series of sculptures explores human tool-making from the earliest, primitive material extensions of our bodies to the highly complex, computer-controlled data-verse we live in tod...
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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/
Hang Art on a Staircase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio So you've just got some great new art but all your walls are full, the only place left is your staircase, what do you do? With some planning and simple jigs you can hang your work on the stair and ensure it's level and straight. Supplies Art to Be hungHammerFinishing Nails(Or Drill and Screws)Pe...
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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 ...
By: fcfelix

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST