Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:49:27 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Airplant Terrarium and Sculpey Cow Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Airplant-Terrarium-and-Sculpey-Cow-Skull/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:19 PST
Lower Your Energy Bill With Chic Insulated Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Lower-Your-Energy-Bill-With-Chic-Insulated-Curtain/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:11 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($12) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
Paper Flower Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Flower-Candle-Holder/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:29:51 PST
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Dahlia-Paper-Flower-Wreath/
Dahlia Paper Flower Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/242C/I2VLFRGC/FW9242CI2VLFRGC.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Decorate for Spring with vibrant paper!My friend and I got together to make Rolled Paper Wreaths for Spring--you can't plan too early, right?! They are so vibrant, they add the perfect POP to the front door!You could use Bold reds and Greens to make a Poinsettia for Winter too! Supplies! 56 piece...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:01:04 PST
Cardboard fan blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-fan-blade/
Cardboard fan blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/DC3W/I2VLEGHN/FQUDC3WI2VLEGHN.SMALL.jpg 5hwb Sometimes, the plastic fan blade of a fan can be prone to breaking, rendering the fan useless, even though the motor is still able to spin well. A non-functioning fan can be very inconvenient, especially when all you want to do is cool off on a hot summer day. So what now? Thankfully, it's quite eas...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:22:25 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Cup-From-34-Pipe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
Holiday Plant Cover and Festive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Plant-Cover-and-Festive-Candle-Holder/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:13:27 PST
Mini Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Sword-1/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:36:29 PST
Tauriel (The Hobbit) Elvish Daggers - Quick Wooden Cosplay Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Tauriel-The-Hobbit-Elvish-Daggers-Quick-Wooden-Cos/
Tauriel (The Hobbit) Elvish Daggers - Quick Wooden Cosplay Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZK4S/I2QU4VGG/F5JZK4SI2QU4VGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZK4S/I2QU4VGG/F5JZK4SI2QU4VGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZK4S/I2QU4VGG/F5JZK4SI2QU4VGG.SMALL.jpg kylegilbert For Halloween, I made my daughter a Tauriel costume. Tauriel is the fighting elf in the Hobbit movies who has a set of deadly-looking daggers that she uses along with her bow when fighting off orcs.So, to score huge points with my daughter, I needed to quickly create a set of daggers that matched th...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:11:24 PST
Dodecahedron 2015 Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-2015-Calendar/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:42:34 PST
How to Make a Book Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Book-Pumpkin/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:08:36 PST
Little Yarn Toques http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Yarn-Toques/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:47:54 PST
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Infinity-Mirror/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:43 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Xmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Xmas-Tree/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:57:16 PST
How to Fix a Snagged Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Snagged-Sweater/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:00:24 PST
Incredibly Easy Felt Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Incredibly-Easy-Felt-Laptop-Sleeve/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:30:58 PST
Two Player Simon Memory Game With External Switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Player-Simon-Memory-Game-With-External-Switche/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:06:36 PST
Easy Iron Man Repulsor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Iron-Man-Repulsor-1/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:26:42 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
Personalized Frozen Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch With the holidays upon us, it's time to start making ornaments! What cuter theme to make than Frozen!? What You'll Need - Clear plastic ornament- Piece of flat clear plastic (You can find on some kind of packaging usually)- Acrylic paints- White paint pen- Epson salt- White glitter- Sugar beads -...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
Fairy Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Garden/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:57:30 PST
DIY PVC Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Speaker/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:13:41 PST
Mjölnir's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnirs-Cradle/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:45:23 PST
Make an Awesome Clock Using Lolly Sticks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Awesome-Clock-Using-Lolly-Sticks/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:33:06 PST
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Wall-Shelf/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:54:15 PST
how to dye leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-dye-leather/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:35:37 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
iTouch Halloween Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/ITouch-Halloween-Costume/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:21:04 PST
Easy Build Burning Laser For Less Than $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Burning-Laser-For-Less-Than-20/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:05:28 PST
How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Recycle-HDPE-Plastic-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:18:40 PST
3 Steps & Most EFFECTIVE Way to Insulate your Garage Door To Reduce Heat Gain http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Steps-Most-EFFECTIVE-Way-to-Insulate-your-Garage/
3 Steps & Most EFFECTIVE Way to Insulate your Garage Door To Reduce Heat Gain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/DULM/I2F1Z3XS/FCBDULMI2F1Z3XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/DULM/I2F1Z3XS/FCBDULMI2F1Z3XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/DULM/I2F1Z3XS/FCBDULMI2F1Z3XS.SMALL.jpg AtticFoil Insulating a garage door is worthwhile for many reasons. The main reason someone might want to insulate the garage is simply because they spend time in there. Be it woodworking, automotive tinkering or lifting weights on a home gym - these are all reasons why you would want the garage to be more com...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:53:06 PST
DIY Minecraft Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Costume/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:53:34 PST
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Box-Computer-with-Raspberry-Pi/
Lunch Box Computer with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/6XIT/I2AQYPW4/F866XITI2AQYPW4.SMALL.jpg agent036 This is a quick and easy project to build a portable Raspberry Pi computer that fits right in a lunch box. It's a good first Pi project since it requires no coding, soldering or tooling of any kind. All you have to do it acquire the parts, plug everything in and secure it in the lunch box.The Raspbe...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:38:53 PST
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyduino-Automated-Hydroponics-with-an-Arduino/
Hyduino - Automated Hydroponics with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/EGZG/I2CV2Q62/FY0EGZGI2CV2Q62.SMALL.jpg austinsimonson So, you may be wondering...WHAT IS HYDROPONICS?Basically, hydroponics is growing plants without the use of a traditional dirt medium by using a nutrient rich water solution. Those mediums used to "plant" in range from fiberglass to sand and from fired clay balls to nothing at all. Several branches o...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:42:52 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SMALL.jpg hank4444 For this project I set out to build myself a completely custom speaker that would sound great and look clean and simple. I built everything from the ground up myself, except for the speaker drivers. However I built everything else; the circuit board, the amplifier circuit, and the housing. I even ta...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Payday 2: Wolf's mask build http://www.instructables.com/id/Payday-2-Wolfs-mask-build/
Payday 2: Wolf's mask build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/5KWT/I2BYJ3QK/FW35KWTI2BYJ3QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/5KWT/I2BYJ3QK/FW35KWTI2BYJ3QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/5KWT/I2BYJ3QK/FW35KWTI2BYJ3QK.SMALL.jpg pocholox8 So, its been a while since i last posted an instructable, sorry about that, its just that i got alot of errands to take care of and managing a team isn't that easy lolHey guys! today i'll be guiding you on how i made my mask (wolf's to be exact) from the game Payday!(Sorry for being specific on the ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:07:15 PST
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
Toilet Paper Tube Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0IJR/I12KFFUH/F430IJRI12KFFUH.SMALL.jpg daryllukas A cheap DIY flashlight using LEDs (and other stuff I found lying around in my room)It's a very simple project and very easy to do.Duration: Took me 2 hoursWhat You Will Need: LEDsResistorsA Breadboard (for prototyping) and a PerfBoardToilet Paper TubeConnecting wireSoldering Wire & Gun3x 3v Button B...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
Get started with the Bend Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/X12G/I12KISVN/FQ8X12GI12KISVN.SMALL.jpg cecilise We started by looking at how the Bend Sensor is buildt up, and how it works.We then looked at different areas we can see it beeing used in.Finally we made a lamp were you can change colour of the light, and also the brightness of a LED.You will find the steps of how to make your own lamp, including ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-beautiful-Terrarium-in-Minutes/
Beautiful Succulent Terrarium in Minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/UC13/I2AQUHIM/FC0UC13I2AQUHIM.SMALL.jpg SonikaJAnand Terrarium are low maintenance beautiful looking indoor plant arrangements. Doing it yourself will gives you lot of happiness and sense of achievement . Making one will unleash your creative ability. They are low maintenance and they live long. They can be made with Foliage or succulent. The tall c...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 12:57:26 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SMALL.jpg hank4444 So for this project I used a piece of firewood that had the fewest cracks in it from my pile outside. You want to make sure your wood is dry or else it will split and crack once you turn it. Video of finished product: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWZ7M-7GEbc&feature=youtu.beMaterials:- Any sort ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
striped wood stool http://www.instructables.com/id/striped-wood-stool/
striped wood stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To add a nice colour effect to a wood stool, a friend of mine had the smart idea to insert some coloured stripes in the wood board.As you can see from the picture, the effect is really cool. Although a good result is mainly obtained with a good artistic talent, I will here describe the steps of the ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:23:23 PST
Creating a rotten olive http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-rotten-olive/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 18:12:42 PST
Make a Manly Mallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Manly-Mallet/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:18:11 PST
How To Make A Tron Data Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tron-Data-Disc/
How To Make A Tron Data Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/SR5Z/I28W9B7C/F7FSR5ZI28W9B7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/SR5Z/I28W9B7C/F7FSR5ZI28W9B7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/SR5Z/I28W9B7C/F7FSR5ZI28W9B7C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 So I bought 30 grams of blue glow in the dark powder. and decided to try my hand at a grown up Tron Data Disc. I got the idea from Mat Browns glow in the dark shelves. This is a 10" maple disc that I turned on the lathe and used a 1/8 inch bench chisel to cut the grooves. After that it was just a ma...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:26:10 PST
The Beauty of Nature Coaster DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beauty-of-Nature-Coaster-DIY/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 18:29:57 PST
stick candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/stick-candle-holder/
stick candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/FZ8H/I283JW6M/FPNFZ8HI283JW6M.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino This project is a cheap way to make your candle holder look sweet giving it a rustic look kinda. This candle holder works with both battery powered candles and flame candles. I had the glass candle holder laying around and went out side to get some some sticks and was ready to make it. I used a glue...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:24:10 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Work-or-Document-Wall-Holder/
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SMALL.jpg MichaelRHerrera So lets say you have a pile of drawings, papers, posters, maps, or what ever. You know what I'm talking about. Now you could shove them into a tube or leave them in the corner hoping the pixies would magically make them go away, but today you are feeling empowered over your dominion and want to crea...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
Expedient @L@L (Atlatl) http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedient-LL-Atlatl/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:41:00 PST
Neil deGrasse Tyson Badass Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-Badass-Costume/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:38:49 PST