Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 01:27:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy DIY phone holder keychain. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-phone-holder-keychain/
Easy DIY phone holder keychain. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/XYFV/HZI8WVN6/FGLXYFVHZI8WVN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/XYFV/HZI8WVN6/FGLXYFVHZI8WVN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/XYFV/HZI8WVN6/FGLXYFVHZI8WVN6.SMALL.jpg aescobar ortega A DIY phone holder keychain perfectly customizable and super useful for watching movies, taking pictures or doing whatever you'd like to! :D Main material. I used for this keychain a piece of wood glued to some cardboard to increase its resistance. I used balsa tree wood (ochroma pyramidale) bec...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:46:27 PDT
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Left-For-Dead-2-Boomer-Bile-Prop/
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I built this boomer bile prop for a friend that was cosplaying Ellis from Left for Dead 2. It took me an afternoon to make and cost me about 8 bucks.Stuff I Used: Voss water bottle Bottle of Hair Gel Red Spray Paint White Spray Paint Foam BoardThis is the picture I used for the Labelhttp://img...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:23:40 PDT
PVC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-End-Table/
PVC End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SMALL.jpg syfrog Make the PVC end table above for under $20!! And you don't need any fancy tools.Being in need of a set of End tables I searched around and was pretty unhappy with what I found for what we wanted the end tables to do. This was be small but have some storage space. We did not want drawers because th...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:00 PDT
How to cook a Chinese dumpling! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cook-a-Chinese-dumpling/
How to cook a Chinese dumpling! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M9I0/HZFE0JL9/FOSM9I0HZFE0JL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M9I0/HZFE0JL9/FOSM9I0HZFE0JL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/M9I0/HZFE0JL9/FOSM9I0HZFE0JL9.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I cook the Chinese dumpling! It is the meat juicy and tender.Let's cook it! Prepare Cabbage Use five pieces of cabbage. Diced The cabbage need to be diced. Prepare a White Leek Prepare a white leek. Diced, too The leek need to be diced, too. Prepare Ground Pork Prepare ground pork. ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:55:22 PDT
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-Style-on-the-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SMALL.jpg BrendanMH Howdy! In this instructable I am going to show you how you can sew your very own bow tie!These are great because you can pick out any fabric you want, and it doesn't cost much at all.The way I show you uses a sewing machine, but you'll also get by just fine with a needle, some thread, and patience. ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 PDT
JOIN OUR OPEN SOURCE ELEMENT DRESS! http://www.instructables.com/id/JOIN-OUR-OPEN-SOURCE-ELEMENT-DRESS/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:34:40 PDT
How to Make Kefir Using Kefir Grains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Kefir-Using-Kefir-Grains/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:53:29 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/PPGL/HZDYDSRY/F55PPGLHZDYDSRY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO We believe that every living space should have a workspace that can bring ideas into reality. But if you're like us and don't have that convenient extra room or garage, you have to get a little creative with how you use the space you have. One such creative use of space is an over-the-bed worktable ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Pallet Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Workbench-1/
Pallet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SMALL.jpg carlh86 As a tall fella, I’m fed up of breaking my back leaning over to reach tables built for ‘normal’ people. I decided for my back’s sake its time I built a workbench for me…or any other tall person.Please bear with me on these instructions, I don’t know any technical terms and I’m sure there are better ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:51:31 PDT
Rehab an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Old-Hammer/
Rehab an Old Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SMALL.jpg anarnold My dad has a favorite hammer that he's used for years. It's pretty well-worn and the handle is coming loose so it occasionally throws the head. For Fathers' day this year, I decided i would rehab it for him by adding a new handle and cleaning up the battle-scarred tool-head.You Will Need:A new handl...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:25 PDT
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Character Master Splinter Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-Character-Master-Splin/
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Character Master Splinter Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/45L8/HZ9O5QNT/FO145L8HZ9O5QNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/45L8/HZ9O5QNT/FO145L8HZ9O5QNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/45L8/HZ9O5QNT/FO145L8HZ9O5QNT.SMALL.jpg jleighkrupp This is just a few pics to show my Master Splinter Costume. I made this with a paper mache head, furry brown fabric and black and white felt. The hair is just loose pieces I got at a yard sale for .25. The outfit is a simple black and grey rope with an extra long belt to wrap around several times. ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:06:49 PDT
Trick for Attaching Sill Plates To Concrete Footings http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-for-Attaching-Sill-Plates-To-Concrete-Footin/
Trick for Attaching Sill Plates To Concrete Footings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CG76/HZ9O35W3/FASCG76HZ9O35W3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CG76/HZ9O35W3/FASCG76HZ9O35W3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CG76/HZ9O35W3/FASCG76HZ9O35W3.SMALL.jpg anarnold Attaching sill plates to continuous footings on the first try can be a challenge. Traditionally, contractors will lay the sill plate on top of the anchors and bash it with a hammer to mark the location of the anchor bolts. Typically the board will move between hammer blows, and you never end up with...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:22 PDT
Home made Turtle House http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Turtle-House/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:00:31 PDT
A beer for two flames http://www.instructables.com/id/A-beer-for-two-flames/
A beer for two flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When you wish to decorate a party, or add some interesting features at pub tables, you can use empty beer bottles and a pair of flames. Follow this simple tutorial to understand what I mean. Cut the bottle With an empty beer bottle you can make much more than trash it! If you don't believe me mak...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Minecraft Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Sword-2/
Minecraft Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty This is a quick and easy project to make a Minecraft wall hanging art, perfect for any nerd cave. Materials For this project I used Acrylic paints the colors where a dark gray, white and orange Foam board A ruler A T-Square, (this makes lining things up so easy).A paint brush A hobby knife A pe...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:00:40 PDT
Guitar booster pedal (MPX-1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-booster-pedal-MPX-1/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:26:37 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
Puzzle Box (Unabox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the Unabox which was built by TXTCLA55 as shown here:http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-ne...This simplified version can be built with limited tools and a basic skill level. The drawing is included in the video description. Note that the drawing units are...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SMALL.jpg doncra This distinctive bright orange beast is a Triton MK3 saw bench; a fantastic Australian invention that easily converts a standard hand held circular saw into a table saw. I think mainly popular here in Australia and also the UK. The Triton bench is now 30+ years old - it dates from an era when table ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:30 PDT
How to Start a Fire with a Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Fire-with-a-Light-Bulb/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:34:15 PDT
How to make a Catapult for Kids with Clothespins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Catapult-for-Kids-with-Clothespins/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:37 PDT
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-case-out-of-a-sweatshirt/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
How to Make a Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paracord-Bracelet-6/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:25:26 PDT
Pom Poms By The Dozen Or More http://www.instructables.com/id/Pom-Poms-By-The-Dozen-Or-More/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:46:24 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
DIY Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OWX4/HZ13HHWO/FZ7OWX4HZ13HHWO.SMALL.jpg pdaniel7 Introduction We aim to introduce young students to engineering and teach them about solar energy; by having them build a Helios as part of their curriculum. There is an effort in engineering to push energy generation away from the use of fossil fuels and towards greener alternatives. One option for ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:23 PDT
Using Servos with Arduino made easy ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Servos-with-Arduino-made-easy-/
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By: electro18

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:52:46 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I have been using these leather grips for a week now and I can honestly say that they are amazing. And they look awesome as well. It's weird having strangers tell you that I shouldn't invest on my beat up bicycle, by buying expensive parts! They wouldn't believe that these grips are homemade with st...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SMALL.jpg Bundaberg42 One of the best things about summer is being able to enjoy the beautiful weather from the comfort of a hammock. But unless you’ve got the perfect gear, it can be difficult to find two trees or posts close enough and sturdy enough to set up your hammock exactly where you want it. That’s why we decide...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
How to make a Japanese lampshade. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Japanese-lampshade/
How to make a Japanese lampshade. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/6QOC/HYZX4UA4/F826QOCHYZX4UA4.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Hello!!This time, I try to make a lampshade.Because, this lampshade tears...How to make is simple.I blow up a balloon, and I put a Japanese-paper on one.I give it a try!!â—‹Subscribe to my channel!!Balisage Channel Materials and Tools a balloonaa Japanese-papera wood gluea brusha bamboo stick Blo...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:37:26 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
Queen Elsa's Dress And Wig http://www.instructables.com/id/Queen-Elsas-Dress-And-Wig/
Queen Elsa's Dress And Wig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/XXBG/HYY8JIOT/FJKXXBGHYY8JIOT.SMALL.jpg mbridwell Get Elastic, 4-5 Rolls Of Tulle, Sew On Buttons And A Big Broach (something Christmas-ish) Start with me siring your child around upper chest and under arms. I Used Extra Long Pieces Depending on how long you want the dress is how much tulle you need, ours was extra long so it took about 4-6...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:44:22 PDT
How to make a Dreamcatcher!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dreamcatcher-2/
How to make a Dreamcatcher!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/LQRS/HYY8JZTO/FEPLQRSHYY8JZTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/LQRS/HYY8JZTO/FEPLQRSHYY8JZTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/LQRS/HYY8JZTO/FEPLQRSHYY8JZTO.SMALL.jpg hinagiku helloo!Before starting I know there is A LOT OF pictures.It's because I wanted it to be easier for you to follow the steps and understand clearly.Hope you enjoy :) Materials some feathersome beadsneedle and threada bracelet or anything circlea thicker thread*if you are wondering the bracelet th...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Nailed it! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nailed-it-Wall-decoration/
Nailed it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/WDLS/HYWT48DA/FETWDLSHYWT48DA.SMALL.jpg Bojarski Make a simple and easy, yet beautiful wall decoration. Material you will need NailsHammerYarn A wooden plank (make sure it is not very thick otherwise you may hammer the nails through it) Choose a text, image etc... 1. Choose a text or a picture you like and cut it out on paper. 2. Tape the ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:39:37 PDT
Use a Built in Shoe Rack for Flat Bottomed Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Built-in-Shoe-Rack-for-Flat-Bottomed-Shoes/
Use a Built in Shoe Rack for Flat Bottomed Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/MTKU/HYE5VZI6/FRHMTKUHYE5VZI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/MTKU/HYE5VZI6/FRHMTKUHYE5VZI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/MTKU/HYE5VZI6/FRHMTKUHYE5VZI6.SMALL.jpg schrobru When I moved into my new apartment, I was excited because it had built in shoe racks. That was until I realized that most of my shoes don't have defined heels and will not stay in the rack. I ended up putting my shoes on the rack sideways which was definitely not an ideal situation. I decided to put...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:15:20 PDT
Scabble Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Scabble-Ring/
Scabble Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/J5FR/HYPNY8FY/FW3J5FRHYPNY8FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/J5FR/HYPNY8FY/FW3J5FRHYPNY8FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/J5FR/HYPNY8FY/FW3J5FRHYPNY8FY.SMALL.jpg hinagiku Materials A ringA scrabble letter A button (that fits to to letter)GlueNeedle and thread Sewing First we are going to sew the button to the ring.Of course you can just glue the letter to the ring but it wouldn't last long because the ring is thin and glue may not work very well.And I glued th...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:46:35 PDT
Nespresso Bluebells http://www.instructables.com/id/Nespresso-Bluebells/
Nespresso Bluebells - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/MCNE/HYZO0CPI/FUIMCNEHYZO0CPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/MCNE/HYZO0CPI/FUIMCNEHYZO0CPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/MCNE/HYZO0CPI/FUIMCNEHYZO0CPI.SMALL.jpg peskychloe These coffee pods make surprisingly realistic bluebells, as well as making a pleasing bell like sound. Cleaning the pods out Nespresso pods are an interesting material. It's very light, easy to work with, beautifully coloured metal, but to get that metal involves messing about with used pods.I'm ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:17:36 PDT
Bamboo fishing pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-fishing-pole/
Bamboo fishing pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/CZAX/HYG04UY3/F43CZAXHYG04UY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/CZAX/HYG04UY3/F43CZAXHYG04UY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/CZAX/HYG04UY3/F43CZAXHYG04UY3.SMALL.jpg Badger4700 This is a simple but effective fishing project. The rod blank Find a straight piece of bamboo, about 7 feet is perfect. Trim off the leaves and rough edges. Attach the line. Get a piece of 10lb or stronger test line. Cut it a bit more the twice as long as your rod blank. Tie one end near the h...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:32:55 PDT
Homemade Microwave Playdough http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Microwave-Playdough/
Homemade Microwave Playdough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SMALL.jpg meetpate Playdough is a great arts and crafts toy that is safe and easy to make at home. Here we will describe a step-by-step procedure of creating playdough using simple ingredients and tools. It is quick and easy to make as well as suitable for a wide range of ages for two to three times of fun. Hope you e...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 18:22:55 PDT
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Bluetooth-guitar-speaker/
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SMALL.jpg soouncool Today I initially intended to just make a Bluetooth speaker from an old surround speaker I had laying around. I wanted a speaker to take to the beach that sounded better than the little inexpensive guys you get. And I didn't want to buy something expensive that I was constantly worried about down th...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:13:32 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
Heart envelopes http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-envelopes/
Heart envelopes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/NLLV/HYTHYZMM/FJENLLVHYTHYZMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/NLLV/HYTHYZMM/FJENLLVHYTHYZMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/NLLV/HYTHYZMM/FJENLLVHYTHYZMM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I've been seeing cute photosets on Tumblr and Pinterest lately showing an envelope made out of a heart. They make it look really easy, so of course I tried it out immediately. Turns out perfect heart envelopes are a little trickier than I thought, so I've added some instructions and a template so yo...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:25:48 PDT
Shabby Flower Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Shabby-Flower-Pots/
Shabby Flower Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/P3Y0/HYT208VC/FGZP3Y0HYT208VC.SMALL.jpg Preval Give new tera cotta pots a time worn look in just minutes, using a few inexpensive tools. What you'll need Silver craft paintTera cotta pots Burlap ScissorsPreval Sprayer Scrap paper Prepare the Preval Sprayer Since we’re using watery craft paint, we’re filling the Preval Sprayer jar with 1.5 ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:51:43 PDT
Indigo Dyed Beach Towels http://www.instructables.com/id/Indigo-Dyed-Beach-Towels/
Indigo Dyed Beach Towels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Being a big fan of the beach, I'm always on the lookout for fun towels to accompany me on my sea side adventures. I got it in my head that I wanted one that was indigo dyed in the Japanese shibori style, but couldn't find one anywhere on the inter tubes. So I decided to make my own! I made two versi...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:06:34 PDT
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/TCTTent-Camper-Trailer/
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SMALL.jpg Avey44 So I really wanted to make a utility camper that fits my needs. So I did and this is what I came up with. This whole project took about four days to complete, not including the time I built the basic trailer. Stuff I used: 4x8 Trailer Camper Shell Old Tent Lots of old jeans Shoe Goo Mostly 2x...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:22:16 PDT
Mary Poppins Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Mary-Poppins-Umbrella/
Mary Poppins Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/WKSI/HYPNVJZQ/FGSWKSIHYPNVJZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/WKSI/HYPNVJZQ/FGSWKSIHYPNVJZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/WKSI/HYPNVJZQ/FGSWKSIHYPNVJZQ.SMALL.jpg alannan I needed a prop for a Mary Poppins themed photo shoot that I was working on. So where does one find a custom, parrot headed umbrella? The craft store of course Super Sculpey I'm a huge fan of Super Sculpey. I use it in many of my creative projects. It's easy, durable and forgiving.So my first st...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:48:48 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Modern-Glowing-Lego-Clock/
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/GUZ2/HYPNZFHG/FDNGUZ2HYPNZFHG.SMALL.jpg MichelleW1 LEGOs don't always have to be used for building. Combining refurbished Legos, colored lighting, and a glossy clock face will create a clock with great modernity, and a great addition to your home or child's playroom. This kid-friendly clock was planned and built by a 12-year old, with minimal adul...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplex-Frames-For-Your-Artwork/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:06:04 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Baseball-Bat-Lamp/
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Recycle aluminum baseball bats by making them into modern pendant lamps. This is an easy project that creates an impressive result. Supplies + Tools Metal Baseball Bat Available at a Thrift Store or eBay I bought a bunch of aluminum baseball bats on eBay for about $4 a bat – this is a great price...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:38:16 PDT