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Marbled Jelly Sandals

So, I'm totally in love with these marbled jelly shoes, but they're sold out. Just wondering what's involved in a DIY version... what material would you make the mould out of, what material would you use for the cast, and how do you do the marbling? https://svpply.com/item/1599841/Anntian_Marmored_Shoes

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Leather pattern

Please I need an urgent help on how to make the weaved pattern in the image below

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Sandals made from billboard fabric

The barefoot trend keeps catching on. About half of the Instructables staff wears Vibram Five Fingers shoes and Eric has even run a marathon in a pair. But it's totally understandable that people would want some even cheaper alternatives, such as the invisible shoe. Now there's an even cheaper option coming along that's made out of billboard fabric. They're called Paper Feet sandals and are set to go on sale this summer for $5-$15. Now I'm a little dubious about the comfort of such shoes with some potentially sharp edges, but it's cool to see people constantly trying out new ideas. Hopefully this one turns out well. Paper-Feet: Sustainable Sandals that Don't Cost an Arm or a Leg

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Win a Free Pair of Sanuk Sidewalk Surfers!

I am doing a little advertising for a website; Branchwhipped.  They are giving away a free pair of Sanuk Sidewalk Surfers.  I absolutely love these Sandals, and I recommend anyone to try them out. Giveaway ends July 10th: http://www.branchwhipped.com/sanuk-sidewalk-surfers-grifter-go-anywhere-sandal-review-giveaway/ Visit Sanuk.com, and check out their selection.  Find a dealer near you, because these are a sandal that you cannot go through summer without. Cheers!

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I am looking for any advise on how to apply crystals to all surfaces,especially soft sandals.

I have glued crystals to my sandals 4 times now and the crystals fall off when the glue cures. I have used gem -tac,amazing goop,527, and fabri-tac. I bought e6000 tonight hoping for a miracle. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Will cutting off the tab from a pair of vibram fivefingers classic affect the shoe?

I have a pair of vibram fiefingers, classic style, as seen here. When I wear them, I get small blisters on the achilles tendon part of my foot. Would cutting off the two rubber things that jut fro the back of the shoe affect the shoes?

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flip flop toe pain

Can anyone give me tips about how to reconfigure slippers that goes between your toes. many of sandals I find now are so hard and hurt my delicate toes any ideas I would appreciate it

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Does anyone have an instructable or something to make a converse style of shoes from duct tape?

I want a duct tape shoe that doesnt look too much like crap. It can have a bunch of other stuff, as long as it has mostl duct tape.

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No Fashion Category @ Instructables?

Why isn't there a "Fashion" category here? "Craft" doesn't really cover everything. More of a suggestion than a question I guess. Where's the suggestion box? :)for instance:https://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Removable-Ruffles-for-your-Shoes/https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christian-Louboutin-quotPetalquot-Bag/https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Christian-Louboutin-quotPetalquot-Sandals/

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Proud to be British...?

Everybody knows the British Holidaymaker - sandals, socks, egg-and-chips-twice, can't-get-a-decent-cup-of-tea, no matter what the climate.That image may have to be redefined, downwards, with the release of a selection of genuine complaints from Brits returning from foreign parts.My favourite is "I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts."Daily Telegraph story.

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Portable Book Scanner, Blooming Onion, Liquid Cooling with Car Parts

  Portable Book Scanner Blooming Onion Liquid Cooling with Car Parts Build a Helmet Homemade Snickers Recipe Pallet Hanging Chair Lego Camera Remote Waterproof Fire Starter Remove Scratches from a CD Crystal Nightlight Prank Contest Winners Cheap Low-Profile Bed Frame Soft iPhone Stylus Minimalist Running Sandals Jar Clock

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Tree Speakers, Melon Brain, Pumpkin Silly String Shooter

Tree Speakers Melon Brain Pumpkin Silly String Shooter NES DVD Player Lady Gaga Caution Tape Costume Restoring Old Sneakers Cardboard Costume Helmet Supercapacitor USB Light Lady Gaga Bubble Costume Lady Gaga Baby Suits DIY Christian Louboutin Petal Sandals Sugru Mouse Grip Homemade Wakeboard Winch Gruesome Zombie Makeup Build a Full Tang Knife

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Grounding yourself w/ a suitable ESD wristband without a PSU

So I do not own a laptop or any personal computer as I have no need for either of them (until I get deeper into electronic tinkering with an Arduino, etc). I do have an ESD wristband that I bought from a local computer store that has an alligator clip on the end. I've done a bit a research, but only getting mixed answers as to how I can ground myself without a PSU. I'd like to guarantee that I don't fry any of the beginner electronic projects that I plan on doing. How exactly am I supposed to ground myself with an ESD-wristband? I do own rubber Nike sandals (open-toe) that I don't mind wearing to help avoid frying any electronics, have a wooden surface on my workbench, but my workstation area is all on carpet. Thanks in advance!

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How do I redesign a pair of high heels and/or buy parts to make my own shoes?

I have a lovely pair of shoes at home that are my favourite pair because I can wear them all day and not be in pain.  They are strappy 3" heel sandals with a net-like mesh of ribbons tied together to make a criss-cross grid over the top of my foot.  Recently, one of the ribbons came unglued from the sole and as a DIYer I thought there must be a way for me to make this shoe better rather than bringing them to a cobbler to have them repaired.  The small knots where the ribbons cross each other do press into my feet in a couple of places and leave small indents which are unsightly and slightly uncomfortable sometimes.  Does anyone here work in the shoe-making industry?  I want to redesign my shoes completely but use the soles as a starting place.  If this works out I'd also like to know how companies make/buy their high heels and how I can get the parts to design my own shoes whenever I want.?

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My grandparents found a rock at the beach that spontaneously combusted. what is it? Answered

My grandparents were out walking the dog before sunrise, and noticed an odd rock which felt warm, they left it, it was sitting at the shore line, not fizzling or bubbling, it was low tide,so it must have been submerged at one point within the last 4 hours. Later on their way back, the sun had rose and the rock was now fizzling , when they touched it with their sandal, it burst like a waterballoon of petrol and created a bright thick fire like an oil fire, as if the golf ball sized stone was filled with super heated napalm. My grandparents kicked the small stone which had not melted, into the water and it made a huge explosion which intensified the flames, as if it were sodium. My grandppa kept the stone after it had been burning in the shores wash line for an hour, and took it home. when he got home, he put it into a glass of water and it violently fizzled and sustained a flame momentarily. i checked the so called stone, and it looked like a standard beach pepbble with a tiny bit of quartz attached. What could it have been? that would have passivated in the water and not completely reacted until the inert skin was broken. my grandparents claim it was the sunlight that triggered the exothermic reaction. Anyway, they say the flames werent blidingly bright which possibly rules out alkali metals, plus it was yello which rules out lithium ontop of the meals, as well as the fact that it had previously been under water. does anyone know what it is? like i siad, it looks like standard smoothed beach rock now, its exterior was what burnt.

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57-Storey Death ray

Concave, polished, and 57 stories tall - the Vdara Hotel in Las Vagas could be the world's largest death ray... Reports are cropping up around the web that the smooth curved surface of the hotel focuses the Sun's rays into a patch around 10 feet across in the pool area, soon after noon. Fortunately, the glass disperses around 70% of the solar energy falling on it, otherwise lawyer Bill Pintas might not be here to tell the tale; After a brief dip in the hotel pool, Pintas was sunning on a recliner. He was on his stomach, relaxed, eyes closed. But suddenly, the lawyer became so uncomfortably hot that he leaped up to move. He tried to put on his flip-flop sandals but, inexplicably, they were too hot to touch. So he ran barefoot to the shade. "I was effectively being cooked," Pintas said. "I started running as fast as I could without looking like a lunatic." Then he smelled an odor, and realized it was coming from his head, where a bit of hair had been scorched. It was about 12:20 p.m., as best Pintas can recall. The hot-spot, which sweeps the entire pool area during the day, spikes at least 20 degrees above ambient temperatures, and has been seen to melt plastic bags and cups (made of plastics which melt at around 70°C (160F). Other guests, including newspaper reviewers, have also observed the burning beam. The hotel management doesn't call it a "death ray", they prefer the more friendly distinction "solar convergence phenomenon". Gordon Absher, a spokesman for MGM Mirage says the hotel is addressing the problem, and comments, "Because of the curved, concave shape of that hotel, they sometimes get isolated pockets of high temperatures." ---------------------------------- Never mind dispersing the light - get those windows polished up, and let's see how many lawyers a fifty seven storey burning glass can really deal with!

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MIT Open-couseware Helps Physics Professor Become a Web Star

Open-courseware is helping some MIT professors gain much deserved recognition. While I never took a class from Walter Lewin, I did watch a Nobel laureate (before he won the prize!) ride that same rocket-powered tricycle across the stage of 26-100 (I wrote a little bit about that here in a comment).At 71, Physics Professor Is a Web StarCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Walter H. G. Lewin, 71, a physics professor, has long had a cult following at M.I.T. And he has now emerged as an international Internet guru, thanks to the global classroom the institute created to spread knowledge through cyberspace.Professor Lewin's videotaped physics lectures, free online on the OpenCourseWare of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have won him devotees across the country and beyond who stuff his e-mail in-box with praise."Through your inspiring video lectures i have managed to see just how BEAUTIFUL Physics is, both astounding and simple," a 17-year-old from India e-mailed recently.Steve Boigon, 62, a florist from San Diego, wrote, "I walk with a new spring in my step and I look at life through physics-colored eyes."Professor Lewin delivers his lectures with the panache of Julia Child bringing French cooking to amateurs and the zany theatricality of YouTube's greatest hits. He is part of a new generation of academic stars who hold forth in cyberspace on their college Web sites and even, without charge, on iTunes U, which went up in May on Apple's iTunes Store.In his lectures at ocw.mit.edu, Professor Lewin beats a student with cat fur to demonstrate electrostatics. Wearing shorts, sandals with socks and a pith helmet -- nerd safari garb -- he fires a cannon loaded with a golf ball at a stuffed monkey wearing a bulletproof vest to demonstrate the trajectories of objects in free fall.He rides a fire-extinguisher-propelled tricycle across his classroom to show how a rocket lifts off.

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