Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - table-top Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:53:39 PST BLOX v1.01 Custom Light Up Game Board for BattleCON
Custom Light Up Game Board for BattleCON - More DIY How To Projects]]> UnderwaterQuestionMark This is a project I did as a final for one of my classes this semester. It's a game board that lights up when you put pieces on it, and the light is different depending on what color piece is on it. This board is specifically built for a board game called BattleCON. BattleCON is (mainly) a two-playe...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:27:42 PST
Ad hoc marble pinball game
Ad hoc marble pinball game - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikaelK1 Use PlayDoh to turn kitchen table into a pinball game! Just do it In struggling to come up with fun games to play with my four year old, I came up with this simple game.The first thing you need to do is to find something to raise one end of the table so that you get a small incline along its long...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:55:04 PST
How to Make a Dice Cup
How to Make a Dice Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> noobZ In this instructable I'll be showing you how to make dice cup! I made mine to replace the one that came with zombie dice, but you could use it for yatzee, DnD, or whatever else you would need to roll dice for. I'll be painting the one I'm showing you, but you can decorate the outside however you wan...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:11:47 PST
Wooden Playing Card Holder for Kids
Wooden Playing Card Holder for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> kylegilbert Over the years, some of my favorite times have been spent gathered around a table with family and friends to play cards. Spades and Phase 10 are a couple of my favorites, and I've looked forward to the day when my children would be able to play along (you can only play Chutes & Ladders so many times...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:09:07 PST
Rainbow Loom Starburst
Rainbow Loom Starburst - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kathryn 22 This is a starburst this is not my own design however I am going to show youThe materials you are going to need are:1 loom-I will be using the rainbow loomRubber bandsHookS or c clip Rainbow Loom Starburst Here is the rainbow loom and hook I will be using! I am using a rainbow loom metal tipped...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:11:52 PST
Paper Hockey Stick and Puck
Paper Hockey Stick and Puck - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rvogue22 this is very basic so beginners can make it and have fun playing table top hockey!! Making the things well all you need to do is make a flat paper pole and bend it in the shape of a hockey stick and tape it. and to make the puck take a piece of paper and fold it in half till its really small. the...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:58:43 PST
NUMBERS AND PORTALS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativitygroup Numbers and portals is a simple game of mathematics made to sharpen one’s mathematical abilities in multiplication, addition, subtraction and division. Materials Pack of SugruCardboardLED’sJumper wiresBatteriesTape Small cardboard box such as little cornflakes box Tools ScissorsMarkersPencilR...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:35:09 PST
How to make a treeman using a 3D pen
How to make a treeman using a 3D pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> tel.saunders 1-2 hour projectYou will need:• 3Doodler and ABS plastic• Glue; PVA, spray glue and Super or plastic solvent • Side cutter • Epoxy modelling putty and sculpting tools • Paints, brushes and a paint tray • Modelling flock (various mix of clump, lichen and foam) • Sand • Blue tack • Plastic base • Pen ...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:49:13 PST
Snowflake Ornament, 3D printable.
Snowflake Ornament, 3D printable. - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianC11 In the spirit of winter, here is a 3D-printable snowflake ornament that you can either print at home (if you have a reprap-style printer or a Form 1 Printer) or print through a service like Shapeways. The 3d file is free to download as well. I've always been mesmerized with the symmetry and natural ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:14:50 PST
Water Tower
Water Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr_snuffles My friend is building a train layout for "his son" (more like himself and doesn't want to admit it!)So I decided to help with his layout and build him a Water Tower.I used wooden coffee stirrers to make the tower, sleeves from take out coffee cups as the corigated steel sheeting round the water tank...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 12:04:51 PST
$5 cannon
$5 cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> jamie w to make this you will need. 8" copper pipe. 2 L bracket. woodtools.dremel cut a 4" piece of wood then dremel a channel for the pipe then screw the brackets on as shown to fire use the same ammo as my paper cannon instructable
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 12:03:49 PST
Create a Storm Glass (Instrument For Weather Prediction)
Create a Storm Glass (Instrument For Weather Prediction) - More DIY How To Projects]]> NightHawkInLight Well, it snowed today! +1 for Storm Glass forecast accuracy.The Storm Glass was first invented in the mid 1700's, and soon made it's way into ships and harbors around Europe to help give warning of approaching bad weather. It gained the most fame through Admiral FitzRoy who used a Storm Glass on the...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:38:34 PST
How to set up a chess board
How to set up a chess board - More DIY How To Projects]]> Begreataddie Use this Instructable to be an expert at setting up a Chess Board Rooks Get a numbered and lettered chess board. First, put the two rooks on A and H. Knights Next, put your two knights on B and G. Bishops Next, put the two bishops on C and F. Kings and Queens Then, put the queen on D an...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:19:43 PDT
How To Learn a Foosball Snake Shot
How To Learn a Foosball Snake Shot - More DIY How To Projects]]> HowToLou This is my latest foosball "invention".
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:04:54 PDT
​Cheap Wall-Mounted Folding Work Table
​Cheap Wall-Mounted Folding Work Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> EZHacks Its always a challenge to find space and to make efficient use of the space I have. I got tired of using my saw horses as table legs and so I made a folding table that could easily be stored out of the way and it didn't cost my hundreds of bucks like some of the equivalent options I have seen for sa...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:12 PDT
Minecraft 3D Perler beads
Minecraft 3D Perler beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> davisb 10 Today you will learn how to make your own Minecraft character!You can make 3D Minecraft characters out of Perler beads. I made mine for Halloween.You can use any colors you want. This process takes a long time, so you need some free time. Gathering the Resources You need:-Iron-1164 beads-Large Sq...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:54:15 PDT
Portable beer pong table
Portable beer pong table - More DIY How To Projects]]> corrie213 First of all I am from South Africa and beer pong isn't big here, or should I say it isn't big yet. I decided to build my own table because you simply cant buy tables here and if you want to import, it will cost you an arm and a leg. Why portable? Why not, I take it with to party's and people love i...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:06:20 PDT
How To Play Paper War
How To Play Paper War - More DIY How To Projects]]> Colonel Hogan This is a game my science teacher taught me when he saw me bored after a test. What you need -paper-pen or marker (make sure not to use a pencil)-partner Folding first fold the paper width-wise and unfold it Muster your troops... each person draws 3 tanks and 2 soldiers wherever he/she want...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 17:36:18 PDT
Funny Clown Cardboard Toys
Funny Clown Cardboard Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mo0k You just need almost 3 minutes for this homemade cardboard funny toy. Materials - Cardboard - 1 Popsicles or tongue depressor - 2 Coins His body Draw and cut out a simple shape of the funny clown. His Head and Hand Cut your popsicles to make a head, stick 2 coins to make the 2 hands. Fin...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 18:46:51 PDT
Ork Terrain: Gork/Mork Symbol
Ork Terrain: Gork/Mork Symbol - More DIY How To Projects]]> darmstrong13 So in this tutorial I will go over what I did as part of a big build Ork fort. This giant symbol to Gork/Mork (gods of the warhammer 40k Orks faction) shall be the centre piece to the from wall of the fortress. For this project I used the following items;Modelling knife. Metal ruler. Pencil. Coffee ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 11:38:29 PDT
Checker and Chess Board
Checker and Chess Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechComm314 The goal of this Instructable is to create a board that will function for both chess and checkers. It is a fairly simple design that requires little to no skill and inexpensive materials. Two of the materials, the exact-o knife and the scissors, are dangerous if used improperly and care should be ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:49:41 PDT
clay aliens
clay aliens - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pandasrcool Hello everyone, today I am going to show you how to make clay aliens. This is my first instructable so plz don't get mad at me if it doesn't live up to your expectations.Step 1. Take 8 pieces of clay, any colour.Step 2. Roll the biggest piece into a snake and curve just the end. this is the aliens b...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:35:54 PDT
CARD WARS - More DIY How To Projects]]> ninjanathan card wars is a game from adventure time and iv all ways wonted to play it but i never was abel to get the cards so i got picks of the achal cards and mad a cheper veshn and its good Building so lets get building so wat youl need is a printer.paper.pitza box.tape Cards first youl need cards he...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:25:58 PDT
Terrain building: Hills
Terrain building: Hills - More DIY How To Projects]]> darmstrong13 Basic structure of hill terrain.Second video explaining next steps.
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:00:01 PDT
Make Dices out of Sugru!
Make Dices out of Sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> openlabsAL Sugru's magic can be applied to lots of other stuff, apart from fixing things, such as table top games!Here we will model some dices which we can use to play around with.It's easy! Form the dice Get a single Sugru pack and start forming a little cube with your fingers.It's pretty straightforward....
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 05:13:31 PDT
Cribbage Board
Cribbage Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArtCAM This is how to create a custom cribbage board on a cnc machine using ArtCAM Express software.Things you will need· ArtCAM Express · CNC machine· Block of wood Watch the video Creating a base 1. Determine the size and shape of board you want.2. Open a new model to these...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:29:38 PDT
Using Legos For D&D
Using Legos For D&D - More DIY How To Projects]]> masterbeatty As an avid player of D&D, finding ways to build a map and mini figures for cheap became a necessity. I've used dry-erase boards, glass chess boards, poster boards, etc. Then I realized I had a ton of lego's in a tub. So this is how we play: Making The Board Get a green platform or one around that...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:57:44 PDT
Weighting Bases
Weighting Bases - More DIY How To Projects]]> geartechbrandon Every once in a while I need to add weight to something be it an RC plane or a miniature that constantly topples over. In this project a plastic miniature base weighing about 0.5 grams gets increased by an order of magnitude. For this I have a simple system which can add weight to any object that ca...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:07:43 PDT
Catan Board
Catan Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> petetgrosswi I just followed the instructions by G-squier to make a custom 3d Catan board that is a lot better than the old crappy cardboard one you get with the game. Please vote for me because this took a lot of work without a laser printer. I think it took 4-5 months and a ton of cuts to the fingers.If I win ...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:23:17 PDT
Star Munchkin Game Board
Star Munchkin Game Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> mhendershott Like to play Star Munchkin? Want to justify buying all those miniatures? Well here's a little board I whipped up to add an extra visual dimension to our gameplay. Basically, I've made the scale of Levels (1-10) to be varying planets from my favorite science fiction worlds. This will be a better way ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:08:46 PDT
paper axe
paper axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> RyanH1 this is honestly a really bad instrucable. it's my first i just wanted to try it out so. :) Stuff ya need: cellotapeScissors paperpens(optianal) Cutting Cut out one thick square of paper Folding fold once through the middle And again Fold again through the middle Cutting AGAIN!!!! c...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:59:26 PDT
Tabletop Lazy Susan
Tabletop Lazy Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> GameShowGuru For my graduate degree, I took a course this summer through St. Catherine University's Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program on content creation and the maker movement in public libraries. For my final project, I wanted to create a lazy susan that I could use when playing board g...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:58:49 PDT
Glow in the Dark Table Tennis
Glow in the Dark Table Tennis - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmckee1399 This Table is a attempt at making ping pong better, by playing it the dark. With a blacklight, florescent paint, a sheet of plywood, and a net a great looking table can be made. Supplies Materials:Ping pong Set Like:
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:34:25 PDT
Garden chess board
Garden chess board - More DIY How To Projects]]> skiedra I wanted to teach my kiddos to play chess, and we had an empty corner in our small garden.We also wanted them to spend as much time outside as possible. Therefore a large chess board outside seemed to be a good idea.The whole thing is 1m x 1m big (3.28 feet x 3.28 feet) and is made from concrete pav...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:18:50 PDT
Crates - More DIY How To Projects]]> moldypizza The idea behind this was to create a simple, easy to make, affordable, game platform that allowed people to play and create their own games. I found inspiration from Heroscape's battle terrain and chess boards. I liked that you could customize Heroscape's terrain and make your own setting. I also li...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:06:11 PDT
Ultimate Fight Extreme Fighting Game
Ultimate Fight Extreme Fighting Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> gandalf2002 Get The Stuff You need a small cardboard box, 2 plastic cups, 6 plastic forks, 2 peices of paper, tape and a sharpie if you want cool designs. Stick The Forks In The Back Of The Cups Stick the forks in the back of the cups and tape them down. Make The Arms Take 4 of the forks and snap off ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:32:36 PDT
Hive game with box
Hive game with box - More DIY How To Projects]]> draenogg I bought Hive more than two years ago, and even if I don't play it so often, I like this game and showed it to friends. Coincidently, a birthday is coming, so why not a custom-made wooden Hive ? I saw an intructable a while ago with a laser-cut Hive, and since now I have access to a fablab with a la...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:59:19 PDT
Cheap Steampunk Chess Set
Cheap Steampunk Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eireannach This project was inspired when I saw a steampunk nuts an bolts chess set for £200 on etsy (you can't link to it anymore) and thought "Rip off, I could do that way cheaper". So I went to the local hardware shop and after over an hour of staring blankly and £16 worth of bolts and bits, I had my chess ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:00:27 PDT
Miniature Pirate Ship
Miniature Pirate Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> br0adv3n0m This is a mini pirate ship I made a few weeks ago using cardboard and toothpicks. I might make an Instructable if you guys want.
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 07:24:46 PDT
Coffee Table Transformed Into A Kids Chalkboard Table
Coffee Table Transformed Into A Kids Chalkboard Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> kevenr17 This instructable shows you how my wife turned a $5.00 yardsale coffee table into a play table for our kids. Honestly I was very skeptical about this! I was pleasantly surprised with the result!! Materials needed.... 1 - Old Coffee Table2 - Sanding Pad Or Paper (which ever you prefer)3 - Paintb...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:45:50 PDT
Ikea Kallax and Galant Engineering layout Table
Ikea Kallax and Galant Engineering layout Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jasit We needed a large layout table that our Engineers could use to markup and stamp large drawing sets. We also needed space to store drawing waiting for approval and for paper storage for our plotter. We decided to build two of these tables and attach them together as one large table. We currently ha...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:43:22 PDT
Nail Wall
Nail Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimamonsta It all started with a trip my daughter Akhalia and I took to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, and later, it's gift shop. If you've ever been to the Exploratorium, you know how awesome it is and how you could easily spend all day there. This was one such day. After spending hours wandering around...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:52:59 PDT
Warhammer 40,000 Model Creation Guide
Warhammer 40,000 Model Creation Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> ericbshervey "In the grim darkness of of the 41st millennia, there is only. . . Paints and models?!"I find modeling to be my favorite aspect of Warhammer 40,000 (Referred to as 40K). I started playing the game about 7 years ago and I have fond it to be a wonderful (if expensive) hobby. This guide is not designed...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:42:49 PDT
Dice Tray & Tower Combo
Dice Tray & Tower Combo - More DIY How To Projects]]> motorbreathjazz Became tired of trying to find a dice tower I liked for a good price so I just made my own. For less than 20$ I came up with a dice tray and a removable tower that can be added when needed. Everything needed can be purchased at your local hobby/craft store.You will need:Walnut hollow wood panel-8.99...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 09:10:13 PDT
40k dark angel
40k dark angel - More DIY How To Projects]]> the ultimate smaug a way to paint 40k dark angels undercoat you can use either the spraypaint or the regular- I prefer the spraypaint as it spreads the paint more evenly caliban green in this step you dry brush on caliban green. dry brushing is a hard skill so don't worry if you get it the first time round gun...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 23:36:44 PDT
Fingerboard Simple Bank Ramp
Fingerboard Simple Bank Ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheNerdyKid4 A simple ramp that you can make out of, for instance, an Easter egg box. All you need is scissors, Sellotape and a box. Cut Out Get your box and cut the sides as shown. Sides Cut out the parts as shown on the bottom base. Repeat on other side. Sides Part Two With the pieces you just cut out...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 08:30:56 PDT
Fingerboard Simple Fun Box
Fingerboard Simple Fun Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheNerdyKid4 Requires only Cardboard, scissors (or knife) , ruler and any kind of Tape. The Structure Crease your card like so in the picture. Then trace out your box. You can have it any length but make sure height wise, you have four creases in it. Cutting The Structure Self explanatory... Cut it out wit...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 04:00:44 PDT
Desktop Flicking Game
Desktop Flicking Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> tizxv I saw a desktop game on YouTube that looked pretty fun. I thought to myself, "Hmm, I wonder how I can make that. . ." And came up with this! The rules to play the game is simple : Put one of the pieces behind the foul line and flick. The rubber bands will aim it towards the goal. When the piece stop...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:57 PDT
How To Set Up Pool From Dollar General
How To Set Up Pool From Dollar General - More DIY How To Projects]]> thebuilderman Take Out The Mini Table You now get ready for the instructable by simply taking the thing out Put The Legs On Since its cheap, it will be hard to put them on. Remember that this stop is OPTIONAL Set Up The Balas I mean balls sorry. Anyways you get the triangle and set it on the table then...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:19:41 PDT
Double Cross Fishtail using cray-Z-loom
Double Cross Fishtail using cray-Z-loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dudespie I will be using the cray-Z-loom today, but any other loom works too.. Take your first color of rubber bands sorry if the pic is upside down Place your first color anywhere on the loom in a crazy eight sorry if it's upside down Then take your next color Place your next color diagonally...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 07:44:05 PDT