Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - printing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:23:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-tin-and-timber-signs/
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash This instructable is all about printing onto surfaces other than paper. It could be plywood, metal, timber, or a painted surface. The results aren't as crisp as you would get on paper but is perfect if you want something that looks like it has a bit of age to it. The process is fairly simple but doe...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:25:36 PST
screenprinting - making the perfect screen http://www.instructables.com/id/screenprinting-making-the-perfect-screen/
screenprinting - making the perfect screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SMALL.jpg familycanvas there are many tutorials on the web instructing home-based screenprinting techniques, but most fail to mention the two most important tips for creating quality, affordable prints at home. The first is the importance of how taught or tight the mesh must be, the second involves something called the "s...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 05:33:11 PDT
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Screening-Napkins-and-T-Shirts/
Silk Screening Napkins and T-Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/I41L/HBHGIUUU/F92I41LHBHGIUUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/I41L/HBHGIUUU/F92I41LHBHGIUUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/I41L/HBHGIUUU/F92I41LHBHGIUUU.SMALL.jpg robertdavidmartinez I've always enjoyed taking a design or picture of mine and printing it on a shirt, but small-run custom designed shirts are costly, and the results are always hard to predict. This Instructable will walk you through how to take a custom design and silk screen it onto a shirt. The process is very enj...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:37:00 PST
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Linoleum-Printed-Greeting-Cards/
Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/59FA/HBFFJE0G/FJI59FAHBFFJE0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/59FA/HBFFJE0G/FJI59FAHBFFJE0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/59FA/HBFFJE0G/FJI59FAHBFFJE0G.SMALL.jpg happy limes After several years of making Christmas cards to send out, I've started streamlining the process with printmaking.  It still has the homemade feel but requires less of a time investment, which is good cause I always start them late. Tools You can get most of what you need at any art supply, or cr...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 14:35:54 PST
Meat Lover's Block Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Meat-Lovers-Block-Printing/
Meat Lover's Block Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SMALL.jpg HenryBasenji Several years ago when we were cleaning out my parents house and dividing up some of the Christmas decorations, I came across a tea towel on a dowel rod project that I had made in 4th grade art class to give to Mom for Christmas. (I know it was 4th grade because that was the year I was obsessed with...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:44:57 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/69-Cent-T-Shirt-Prints/
69 Cent T Shirt Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SMALL.jpg Punk Love Designs Congratulations to Paul @ kitchengardener.tumblr.com for winning the first species identification contest from punklovedesigns.com. Here's how he did it: "At first I also thought it might be a regular Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor). Then, because of the date you mentioned, I wondered if this mig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Printing/
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SMALL.jpg ckippen This tutorial will show you an easy way to make colorful screen prints using only one silk screen.  Screen printing can be intimidating for starters, trying to figure out color separations and registration, but this tutorial will show you an easy way to get started.  If you can color in a coloring b...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 19:40:49 PDT
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lumbeck-a-book-book-binding-method/
How to lumbeck a book! (book binding method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/4033/H5ED7WTP/FXW4033H5ED7WTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/4033/H5ED7WTP/FXW4033H5ED7WTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/4033/H5ED7WTP/FXW4033H5ED7WTP.SMALL.jpg andyk75 Well, you may not have heard from Emil Lumbeck who invented this method of cold gluing a book back in 1942, but you surely already held a book in your hands which was lumbecked. This is a very fast method for making a book and I often use if for technical documents. It is easy to do at home and look...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 13:04:22 PDT
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Portable-Silkscreen-Kit/
$20 Portable Silkscreen Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/RPZV/H58PKGRR/FYFRPZVH58PKGRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/RPZV/H58PKGRR/FYFRPZVH58PKGRR.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FYF/RPZV/H58PKGRR/FYFRPZVH58PKGRR.SMALL.jpg br3ttb No more excuses!  For $20 you can make a dozen screens, each with the ability to ink many times. This instructable seeks to significantly reduce the cost of silkscreening small numbers of shirts.  For years I'd wanted to try it, but I couldn't justify the cost.  Even the $100 screenprint "systems" ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 08:40:01 PDT
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Print-a-Poster-with-Multiple-Colors/
Screen Print a Poster with Multiple Colors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/WTGT/H4VQKPRE/F6CWTGTH4VQKPRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/WTGT/H4VQKPRE/F6CWTGTH4VQKPRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/WTGT/H4VQKPRE/F6CWTGTH4VQKPRE.SMALL.jpg KaceyK I have become completely enamored of screen printing ever since I took the basic class at TechShop San Jose. I've gotten pretty good at printing single color projects, but I thought I would challenge myself and learn to not only print on paper (which is slightly different than fabric) but also lear...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:25:39 PDT
3D Print with Paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-with-Paper/
3D Print with Paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/7LBN/H2TIYHK7/FCR7LBNH2TIYHK7.SMALL.jpg db85 We can't all afford a real 3D printer but that doesn't mean you can't bring your creations to life!  In the following Instructable I will show you how to bring your designs from the computer to reality by 3D printing them on Paper!  All you will need are the following things: Sure Cuts Alot ™ -...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 09:52:47 PDT
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Bloody-Valentine-Valentines/
My Bloody Valentine, Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/HT6L/H1LWQFJ4/F5ZHT6LH1LWQFJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/HT6L/H1LWQFJ4/F5ZHT6LH1LWQFJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/HT6L/H1LWQFJ4/F5ZHT6LH1LWQFJ4.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper Color inkjet prints on transparency sheets. Supplies Color Inkjet Printer Transparency Sheets Scissors or Exacto Knife Scotch Tape or Super Glue Get the File (Skip ahead to the next step if you want to use files that already made) Things exist on the internet for free sometimes. The heart use...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 23:19:58 PDT
(Kind of) Screen printing on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Kind-of-Screen-printing-on-the-cheap/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 13:01:24 PST
Pocket Notebook Planner - Daily/Weekly/Monthly on 1 Page http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Notebook-Planner-DailyWeeklyMonthly-on-/
Pocket Notebook Planner - Daily/Weekly/Monthly on 1 Page - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/701G/GY4RTVEQ/FIM701GGY4RTVEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/701G/GY4RTVEQ/FIM701GGY4RTVEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/701G/GY4RTVEQ/FIM701GGY4RTVEQ.SMALL.jpg thetoolman As someone who has used most of the commercially available diaries and planners like Day Runner, Franklin Covey and Rolodex over the years, I was never quite satisfied with the layout and function of these tools. Since I've been in the Graphics, Pre press and Printing industries for most of my caree...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2012 17:25:06 PST
Geocaching Wooden Nickels http://www.instructables.com/id/Geocaching-Wooden-Nickels/
Geocaching Wooden Nickels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SMALL.jpg Galonii This instructable is for those of you who what your own personal geocoin, but don’t want to pay that $200 price tag to go with it.  It’s A LOT cheaper to make your own wooden nickels than it is to have them made.  Most companies on the net have a min. order of 500 and can cost about 50 cents each to...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:43:45 PST
Citrus Stamp Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Citrus-Stamp-Gift-Wrap/
Citrus Stamp Gift Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SMALL.jpg a la cARTe Having recently graduated from college with a degree in Studio Art, I am constantly looking for new ways to translate the skills I learned into applicable daily practice.  The recipe for my latest inspiration (i.e., citrus stamp gift wrap) consists of three ingredients only: an affinity for printmak...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 15:48:44 PST
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Vintage-Business-Card/
Instant Vintage PDA Business Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3U1G/GV490IKX/F263U1GGV490IKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3U1G/GV490IKX/F263U1GGV490IKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/3U1G/GV490IKX/F263U1GGV490IKX.SMALL.jpg laxap I needed a private business card and was not able to find my usual boring ones, so I fetched some vintage hardware, and used a printer in photocopy mode. No use of a PC! Select Suited Vintage Gadget I am a pocket computers collector (owning also a couple of PDAs). Of course, all items are in perf...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:15:59 PST
Screen printing with vinyl http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-printing-with-vinyl/
Screen printing with vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SMALL.jpg icecreamterror In this instructable Im going to show you how to screen print without the expensive, time consuming, dark room needing, messy photo emulsion!  So here is what you need. 1: A vector image to screen print. 2: A blank screen 3: A sign squeegee, or credit card. 4: A vinyl decal or access to a vinyl...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 15:20:12 PST
Screen Printing Machine: Print Faux-co! http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Printing-Machine%3a-Print-Faux-co!/
Screen Printing Machine: Print Faux-co! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/SGRB/F45H8LKO/FFUSGRBF45H8LKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/SGRB/F45H8LKO/FFUSGRBF45H8LKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/SGRB/F45H8LKO/FFUSGRBF45H8LKO.SMALL.jpg lemmingsolution Make your own screen printing machine, a la Print Gocco, but for under $20! This one is designed to use Photo EZ screensand create 4x5 prints. Buy this one at Etsy: Click here! Assemble Your Materials You will need: 2 6x6 blocks of wood (free scraps from your favorite lumberyard)4x5 Stencil Pro o...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2007 22:08:18 PDT
Printing colour images on to wood: Making letter tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-colour-images-on-to-wood%3a-Making-letter-t/
Printing colour images on to wood: Making letter tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/1A1Z/KNWEP27XRPW/F2B1A1ZKNWEP27XRPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/1A1Z/KNWEP27XRPW/F2B1A1ZKNWEP27XRPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/1A1Z/KNWEP27XRPW/F2B1A1ZKNWEP27XRPW.SMALL.jpg radiorental Using wax transfer paper, normally sold for printing images on to t-shirts, you can tranfer images on to most any porus surface. In this instructable I explain how to make a set of tiles similar to scrabble. Parts & Tools You will need to buy Enough 1/4" plywood to complete the project, higher ...
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Fri, 28 Apr 2006 12:35:18 PDT
3D Invitation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Invitation/
3D Invitation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Please note: I'm not planning on getting married any time soon, but I'm thrilled to be able to share this idea/technique with folks who are! While 2D can be nice enough, 3D is much more impressive. In a few simple steps, you turn a plain invitation into something that really pops - and including 3D...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:52:04 PDT
Silkscreen Print with Vinyl http://www.instructables.com/id/Silkscreen-Print-with-Vinyl/
Silkscreen Print with Vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/W4SJ/8A8EYNDXTKL/FO1W4SJ8A8EYNDXTKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/W4SJ/8A8EYNDXTKL/FO1W4SJ8A8EYNDXTKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/W4SJ/8A8EYNDXTKL/FO1W4SJ8A8EYNDXTKL.SMALL.jpg connors934 For this one, we took a vinyl stencil cut on a roland vinyl cutter, stretched a screen on a frame, attached the screen, printed a couple of shirts. You may not want to do it exactly like this, but here's one way that actually worked.For this project, I used the image created in the document Convert...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2007 13:55:55 PST
Wedding Invitations from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Invitations-from-Scratch/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 09:15:14 PDT
At-home screenprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/At-home-screenprinting/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:41:04 PST
Printing Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Press/
Printing Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SMALL.jpg handprints I took a printmaking class and, after the experience, I just knew that I had to have a printing press of my own.  After much research, I decided that a platen press would work for me at home, and I started my shopping.  The press I wanted was beautiful but it was expensive and the cost of shipping w...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 14:35:01 PST
Make a Roller Stamp. A big one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Roller-Stamp-A-big-one/
Make a Roller Stamp. A big one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/REME/GFA45JH6/F59REMEGFA45JH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/REME/GFA45JH6/F59REMEGFA45JH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/REME/GFA45JH6/F59REMEGFA45JH6.SMALL.jpg ynze Using a rolling pin, a used inner tube and some sticky tape, you can make a really cool roller stamp. By really cool I mean really big. You can make prints as wide as the largest roller pin you can find (43 cm wide is standard), and as tall as you wish. Have a look at the video... If you can't p...
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 06:30:53 PDT
Custom Save the Date Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Save-the-Date-Cards/
Custom Save the Date Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/TCXP/GE7L4O10/FKITCXPGE7L4O10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/TCXP/GE7L4O10/FKITCXPGE7L4O10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/TCXP/GE7L4O10/FKITCXPGE7L4O10.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Make your own custom Save the Date cards using this classic linoleum cut - or lino cut - technique.    It's easy and fun, and it could save you a lot of money!  Once you get started, you'll want to make stamps for everything. Why go with boring old stationery that anyone could buy?  Make something...
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 17:27:41 PDT
Easier Screen Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Easier-Screen-Printing/
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Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:23 PDT
Guide To Zine Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-To-Zine-Making/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:16:14 PDT
down and dirty screenprinting for under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/down-and-dirty-screenprinting-for-under-10/
down and dirty screenprinting for under 10$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W3BJ/FRN6LGEL/F4IW3BJFRN6LGEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W3BJ/FRN6LGEL/F4IW3BJFRN6LGEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/W3BJ/FRN6LGEL/F4IW3BJFRN6LGEL.SMALL.jpg woodenshoespress As a seasoned printer, friends and acquaintances consistently ask me if i can print shirts, cards, etc. for them. Usually, however, they only need a few things printed at a time, and it doesn't really justify the time/cost of doing it the "right way." I conceived this method of printing so it could...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2009 03:27:24 PST
DIY Screen-Printing with PhotoEZ or StencilPro: Easy, Fast & Detailed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Print-with-PhotoEZ-or-StencilPro-Easy-det/
DIY Screen-Printing with PhotoEZ or StencilPro: Easy, Fast & Detailed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SMALL.jpg anotherway You can quickly screen-print your own detailed designs onto a shirt in your home with the PhotoEZ screen-printing kit.  This screen-printing option is great because you don't need a screen-printing frame or fancy chemicals; all you need is the kit, tap water and a sunny day! PhotoEZ is a screen-pri...
By: anotherway

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Wed, 12 May 2010 16:25:15 PDT
DIY Screen Printing: Easy, Detailed & Inexpensive! http://www.instructables.com/id/Screenprinting-Easy-Detailed-Inexpensive/
DIY Screen Printing: Easy, Detailed & Inexpensive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SMALL.jpg anotherway You can make your own unique, detailed, screen-printed shirt at home with a few simple materials! This method uses Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler to easily create your detailed design on a screen. There are other cheap methods you can use for screen-printing, however I really like this method becau...
By: anotherway

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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 17:33:57 PDT
How to Make Linocuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Linocuts/
How to Make Linocuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SMALL.jpg GraduallyGreener Purpose: The purpose of this instructable is to teach YOU how to make a linocut of your very own. What is a Linocut?: Linocuts are very similar to woodcuts. It is a printing method using a sheet of linoleum, in which a subtractive cutting method is used to take away the parts of linoleum where you...
By: GraduallyGreener

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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 02:32:28 PDT
How to make your own clothing labels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-clothing-labels/
How to make your own clothing labels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SMALL.jpg sadiesosha  Starting a small company? Can't meet the 1000 piece minimum from tag-printing companies? Not a problem!  Make your own labels on the cheap and never worry about wasting that hard-earned cash. What you'll need:  1. stencil of your logo 2. spray paint (and gloves) 3. grossgrain ribbon or some other...
By: sadiesosha

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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 19:22:37 PST
Decoder Business Card - QR Coded Secret Message http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoder-Buisness-Card-QR-Coded-Secret-Message/
Decoder Business Card - QR Coded Secret Message - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SMALL.jpg lamedust Having a good business card can help you maintain contacts, promote yourself and your business, and make friends. By creating a personal business card that involves the recipient actively translating your card will make him more likely to remember you and share your card.   Remembering the decoder...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 19:30:57 PST
Screenprint a Leather Warriors Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Screenprint-a-Leather-Warriors-Vest/
Screenprint a Leather Warriors Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/7IYE/FXK640EG/FYX7IYEFXK640EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/7IYE/FXK640EG/FYX7IYEFXK640EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/7IYE/FXK640EG/FYX7IYEFXK640EG.SMALL.jpg RobbGodshaw I wanted a vest from the 1979 movie The Warriors, so I decided to make one out of leather and screen print the design. IMDb page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080120/Materials:20"x24" Screen 110 mesh or equivelent (12XX)Ink (Black, Red, Yellow, White)Photoemulsion (I used Speedball Diazo)Squeegee6 I...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2009 19:27:46 PDT
Loco For Gocco http://www.instructables.com/id/Loco-For-Gocco/
Loco For Gocco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/FKT2/FPQLJSD5/F0FFKT2FPQLJSD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/FKT2/FPQLJSD5/F0FFKT2FPQLJSD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/FKT2/FPQLJSD5/F0FFKT2FPQLJSD5.SMALL.jpg craftershock For those of you who are unfamiliar with Print Gocco, we'll start with a brief intro to what we refer to as The Little Machine That Could.Print Gocco is a small, inexpensive, and easy to use screen printing tool that originated in Japan. Gocco uses flash bulbs similar to those found in old cameras t...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 14:20:17 PST
Almost Free Clear Blocks for Unmounted Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Clear-Blocks-for-Unmounted-Stamps/
Almost Free Clear Blocks for Unmounted Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/PYOA/FN82U0V3/FOZPYOAFN82U0V3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/PYOA/FN82U0V3/FOZPYOAFN82U0V3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/PYOA/FN82U0V3/FOZPYOAFN82U0V3.SMALL.jpg fehrlycertain Acrylic or Polymer unmounted stamps are cheaper than traditional wood-mounted rubber stamps and take up less storage space. But stampers need an assortment of different sized transparent acrylic blocks for mounting them on, an added expense. I have made my own successfully and for free, using clea...
By: fehrlycertain

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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 10:36:15 PST
Simple Leather Book Binding using power tools! BSG Edition. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Leather-Book-Binding-using-power-tools-BSG/
Simple Leather Book Binding using power tools! BSG Edition. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/K29Q/FLLZUUKF/FB6K29QFLLZUUKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/K29Q/FLLZUUKF/FB6K29QFLLZUUKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/K29Q/FLLZUUKF/FB6K29QFLLZUUKF.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe This is my Monday -ible, as part of my 5 ible 5 days bet with fungus amungus - Ive published it a day early just in time to sneak it into the craft contest!Ok, so i decided i was going to make a replica book like out of the new Battlestar Galactica.Firstly, i knew absolutely nothing about book bindi...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 06:02:59 PDT
the true diyers screen printing http://www.instructables.com/id/the-true-diyers-screen-printing/
the true diyers screen printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YJOG/FL2BQOLX/F3MYJOGFL2BQOLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YJOG/FL2BQOLX/F3MYJOGFL2BQOLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/YJOG/FL2BQOLX/F3MYJOGFL2BQOLX.SMALL.jpg slimguy379 I'll show all you cheap people how to screen print. I build or make %99 of my stuff. This is probably the cheapest way of doing screen printing. Only thing is, is that you will have to want to make many screens for it to pay off. But I've made many screens and truly love making people shirts, and ev...
By: slimguy379

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Sat, 13 Sep 2008 17:24:52 PDT
Emboss Velvet with Rubber Stamps and a Household Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Emboss-Velvet-with-Rubber-Stamps-and-a-Household-I/
Emboss Velvet with Rubber Stamps and a Household Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/4M8E/FJNELL5P/F3H4M8EFJNELL5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/4M8E/FJNELL5P/F3H4M8EFJNELL5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/4M8E/FJNELL5P/F3H4M8EFJNELL5P.SMALL.jpg Inklings and Imprints Embossed velvet is striking and beautiful. Images are sunk into the pile of the velvet so that you get a textural as well as visual effect. The images often also take on an iridescent quality. Embossing velvet is easier than one might think... The embossed images are created using heat, producin...
By: Inklings and Imprints

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Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:42:38 PDT
Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-cutting-and-printing-your-own-woodblock/
Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SMALL.jpg rbanks Here's the basic process for buying tools, cutting a woodblock, inking and then printing with it. I've actually been trying to find a way into printing for a while, but don't have any access locally to equipment or classes. I finally came across Louise Woods' awesome book entitled " Practical Printm...
By: rbanks

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Thu, 5 Jun 2008 13:28:55 PDT
Photo-emulsion Screen Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-emulsion-Screen-Printing/
Photo-emulsion Screen Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SMALL.jpg m1k3y Sometimes you need to your message out quickly and cheaply. How do you print a ton of t-shirts and patches fast? Here's how I did it.This Instructable covers the standard photo-emulsion screen printing process, which is great for printing text or images with fine detail...and at the end, you have ...
By: m1k3y

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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:17:05 PDT
How to Make your Own Polymer Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-your-Own-Polymer-Stamps/
How to Make your Own Polymer Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/X7G2/FDTDOD4D/FHOX7G2FDTDOD4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/X7G2/FDTDOD4D/FHOX7G2FDTDOD4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/X7G2/FDTDOD4D/FHOX7G2FDTDOD4D.SMALL.jpg CandylandCeramics Make your own clear rubber stamps (polymer actually) to use on clay, polymer clay, fabric, paper, or anything else you can think of. This is an easy process that allows you to make stamps out of practically any black and white image you can come up with, and you can make them whatever size you like...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 20:45:04 PDT
Make your own Embossed Business Cards using Acid Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Embossed-Business-Cards-using-Acid-E/
Make your own Embossed Business Cards using Acid Etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/DKS4/F5Y3TKMM/FOXDKS4F5Y3TKMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/DKS4/F5Y3TKMM/FOXDKS4F5Y3TKMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/DKS4/F5Y3TKMM/FOXDKS4F5Y3TKMM.SMALL.jpg bofthem Etch. Press. Print. Want to learn how to emboss paper for your own business cards? Create your own pattern on the computer, and etch it into a brass plate. I've wanted to make my own embossed business cards since I was handed a really incredible one at a fancy restaurant. I tried several methods of...
By: bofthem

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Wed, 29 Aug 2007 17:22:25 PDT
Screen Printing: Cheap, Dirty, and At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Printing%3a-Cheap%2c-Dirty%2c-and-At-Home/
Screen Printing: Cheap, Dirty, and At Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SMALL.jpg tracy_the_astonishing You don't have to spend a ton of money on equipment or have a screen printing studio to make some pretty good quality prints. I taught some friends how to reuse old picture frames and curtains to make screens, burn them in the sun, and clean them with a garden hose. While we were at it we took som...
By: tracy_the_astonishing

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Fri, 28 Jul 2006 22:53:08 PDT
Controlled Bleaching with Discharge Paste http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlled-Bleaching-with-Discharge-Paste/
Controlled Bleaching with Discharge Paste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/G44H/WQDEQ2W3I6P/FKMG44HWQDEQ2W3I6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/G44H/WQDEQ2W3I6P/FKMG44HWQDEQ2W3I6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/G44H/WQDEQ2W3I6P/FKMG44HWQDEQ2W3I6P.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus This is more of an introduction to discharge paste than an instructable. Yes, the name is terrible and the stuff is white and gooey which makes it even more wrong. But it's pretty damn cool, so you just accept it and move on towards greatness.Where bleach is incredibly thin and can destroy natural f...
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Sun, 30 Jul 2006 19:33:37 PDT
Stencils with Islands http://www.instructables.com/id/Stencils-with-Islands-1/
Stencils with Islands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/8SJT/J1SEPUCI8UL/FFT8SJTJ1SEPUCI8UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/8SJT/J1SEPUCI8UL/FFT8SJTJ1SEPUCI8UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/8SJT/J1SEPUCI8UL/FFT8SJTJ1SEPUCI8UL.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus When making a stencil the "impossible" trick is to create an island, a blocked out section of the stencil that isn't connected to the side. I wanted to apply an image only once so I made this technique to have easy and clean islands. This works for applying fabric paint. For spraypainting there are ...
By: fungus amungus

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Sat, 22 Jul 2006 16:18:18 PDT