There are thousands and thousands of Instructables that are well worth checking out. It can be a bit overwhelming. To make it a little easier, check out the Instructables that have already gathered a lot of viewers.
For our last top 50 list we collected the Instructables from 2009 that have received the most views*. These have been blogged and Googled and gathered large audiences. Check 'em out.
Best of 2009: Most Commented
Best of 2009: Top-Rated Instructables
Best of 2009: Best of Each Category
*as of Dec. 21st.