Your contributions...

I thank you for your contributions to this group. The altoids can (and mints) hold the possibility of endless projects! I'll try and post some to!

Topic by jackrackam   |  last reply


Contribute instructables with Freescale contest gifts

Hi, my name is Mauricio and im actually working in Freescale Semiconductors. Maybe i could get some gifts for the winner in a electronic contest here in instructables. Send an email to mauriciogloria@gmail.com if you are interested. Thanks

Topic by fragg3r   |  last reply


Contribute to a kids craft book

Hi all, I'm an editor at a London-based company and I'm looking for contributions for an alternative craft book for children called Making Stuff for Kids - it follows on from a book I did last year called Making Stuff (check it out on amazon or on our website www.blackdogonline.com). Contributions are unpaid, but you will get a biog with any web-addresses or links you want to include. If you're interested, please e-mail me on: ziggy@blackdogonline.com .

Topic by ZiggyHanaor   |  last reply


Ask a favor of contributions for Japan

Dear Instructables, This is Jo (id: jojporg), a colleague of FabLab Japan. We'd like to ask you to suggest us some outstanding works for current Japan. As you might be know, we are not in very good condition right now with earthquakes (just have another big one right now). For the situation, we already have OLIVE https://sites.google.com/site/oliveinenglish/ a wiki with designs / food / ideas created in the earthquake stricken areas We think some of "Instructables" should be quite helpful/useful for us,so it would be great if you could put your "instructables" for the wiki. We could do translations, so please do not hesitate to write in English. Any help is welcome. Thank you in advance for all of your help. Best regards from Japan. --- JO, Kazuhiro Assistant Professor Art Media Center, Tokyo University of the Arts 12-8 Ueno Park, Taito Ward, Tokyo 110-8714 Japan Tel. +81(0)50 5525 2473  

Topic by jojporg   |  last reply


Mystery Knex Gun

Im planning on making a gun that uses the best parts put together.Like the best handle connected to best body Etc.etc. If I recieve enough parts from you knex gunners I will post and have your name posted thanking you for your contribution.=)Please reply.There will be allowed 5 different types of each part.There will be sort of an election to choose what type you want.Will end 3 weeks after first entry is entered so hurry!(*PM FOR YOUR ENTRIES*)!!!

Topic by wf warfire wf   |  last reply


Help generate interest and contributions to the instructables

You can generate interest and contributions to the instructables by helping to expand the Wikipedia article about it: Wikipedia instructibles article

Topic by watermelon 


A collaborative literary experiment that you can contribute to

This weekend Eureka! Factory and the Hive makerspace at Tampa's John F. Germany library will be participating in the Deconstruction hackathon. Our project this year is a literary hack. We are asking for random sentences from the imaginations of the general public. We will collect sentences from now until 7PM EST on Saturday, November 15th. We will spend the following 24 hours wrangling the collected contributions into some kind of narrative form. It will be a fun experiment. For more information and to contribute visit the Instructable here and leave a sentence in the comments. We will post the results on Sunday evening. Thanks!

Topic by Chuck Stephens   |  last reply


Another British Contribution to the World's Cultural Richness

For the clarification of our colonial readers, "pants" are what British people wear under "trousers". From the BBC: A South Tyneside man is claiming the world record for wearing the most pairs of underpants at the same time. Gary Craig from Whitburn put on 211 pairs - 11 more than the current official record of 200. The 51-year-old, who has dubbed himself the Geordie Pantsman, completed the task in 25 minutes. By the end, he said he looked like a "giant tennis ball". He began by putting on a pair of 40-inch underpants (size large) and finished with a 60-inch (size 4XL) pair. Speaking afterwards, he said: "It feels pretty sore at the minute but I'm just absolutely delighted. "I wanted to really crack it and give the Australians something to think about. I deliberately went one over the 10 just to make sure." He added: "The great thing was I had lots of people there to support me and that made a big difference. "I felt like if I'd had more pants I could have carried on." Mr Craig has so far raised about £3,000 for the St. Simon's Drop-in Centre for the unemployed and underprivileged in South Shields, as well as the Cancer Connections charity. Gary's own website, with link to donate to the charities concerned.

Topic by Kiteman   |  last reply


Are you a contributing author to How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables?

Are you a contributing author to: How to Fix Absolutely Anything”? I am a contributing author to the book “How to Fix Absolutely Everything, A Homeowner’s Guide” by Instructables. It is a book on home repairs sold at Amazon my article in it is on Oven Element Repair. I have an author’s page at Amazon and I was able to add “How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com” to my authors credits as a contributing author. http://www.amazon.com/Josehf-Lloyd-Murchison/e/B00QAKE94W If you are a contributing author to the Instructables book and you have an author’s page just ask for it to be added. If you do not have an author’s page, go to this sight and create one and ask for How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com and Nicole Smith to be added to your author’s profile so you can get the credit as a contributing author. https://authorcentral.amazon.com/ http://www.amazon.com/How-Fix-Absolutely-Anything-Homeowner%C2%92s/dp/1629141860

Topic by Josehf Murchison   |  last reply


Are you a contributing author to How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables?

Are you a contributing author to: How to Fix Absolutely Anything”? I am a contributing author to the book “How to Fix Absolutely Everything, A Homeowner’s Guide” by Instructables. It is a book on home repairs sold at Amazon my article in it is on Oven Element Repair. I have an author’s page at Amazon and I was able to add “How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com” to my authors credits as a contributing author. http://www.amazon.com/Josehf-Lloyd-Murchison/e/B00QAKE94W If you are a contributing author to the Instructables book and you have an author’s page just ask for it to be added. If you do not have an author’s page, go to this sight and create one and ask for How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com and Nicole Smith to be added to your author’s profile so you can get the credit as a contributing author. https://authorcentral.amazon.com/ http://www.amazon.com/How-Fix-Absolutely-Anything-Homeowner%C2%92s/dp/1629141860

Question by Josehf Murchison   |  last reply


Are you a contributing author to How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables?

Are you a contributing author to: How to Fix Absolutely Anything”? I am a contributing author to the book “How to Fix Absolutely Everything, A Homeowner’s Guide” by Instructables. It is a book on home repairs sold at Amazon my article in it is on Oven Element Repair. I have an author’s page at Amazon and I was able to add “How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com” to my authors credits as a contributing author. http://www.amazon.com/Josehf-Lloyd-Murchison/e/B00QAKE94W If you are a contributing author to the Instructables book and you have an author’s page just ask for it to be added. If you do not have an author’s page, go to this sight and create one and ask for How to Fix Absolutely Anything: A Homeowner’s Guide by Instructables.com and Nicole Smith to be added to your author’s profile so you can get the credit as a contributing author. https://authorcentral.amazon.com/ http://www.amazon.com/How-Fix-Absolutely-Anything-Homeowner%C2%92s/dp/1629141860

Topic by Josehf Murchison 


Ten Thousand Instructables!

I don't know if anyone else noticed, but sometime yesterday the ten thousandth Instructable was contributed to the site. Congratulations to everyone who has contributed to the site and helped create such a vibrant and growing community!

Topic by dan   |  last reply


Any Instructables?

If you are planning to contribute a knex gun instructable tell about it here.

Topic by knexgunz96   |  last reply


Member stats

What is the point of the "Best answers %" ? With 220+ Best answers, and nearly 3900 replies to questions, my "BA %" is very low. Its a major disincentive to continuing to contribute, because I should go to great lengths not to help people further with their problems, after an initial answer, because it forces my statistics DOWN. I'd appreciate a more meaningful statistic related to my contribution here.

Topic by steveastrouk   |  last reply


File types

Please turn down contributers that use .TMP files, and other weird types, that standard programs wont open

Topic by dwhite0   |  last reply


Join the crew !

Http://opensailing.net/blog/people/http://opensailing.net/blog/contribute/

Topic by hacksurvival 


what does this mean? find out and you have just made a hisorical contribution

Historians believe the following intricate square written on a Roman wall in England (yes england) was a coded message left by an early Christian while eluding persecution. sator arepo tenet opera rotas

Topic by Pumpkin$   |  last reply


Bumped Topics

I (along with other members of the Instructables Community) have noticed a problem with bumped topics. Topics that were originally posted over 2 years ago are being bumped to the top of the forums. In most cases this is due to comments that don't even contribute to the conversation. What solutions are there to this problem? I don't like the idea of locking topics. This puts a stop to contributions that might actually be useful. What solutions do you guys have?

Topic by Gjdj3   |  last reply


Help me to share my campaign on indiegogo

Hello,  My name is Konrad, some of you may know me some of you not, but today is the day when you can do something for me. How? I have just started my campaign on indiegogo. I would like to get tools to give you more instructables.  SO... I am asking you to check it out my campaign and maybe share it, maybe contribute... It will be your choice ;) Of course every contributor will get something... I have prepared some stickers design that you will get after contributing. Thank you in advance for sharing, contributing and reading my instructables! AND REMEMBER: YOU ARE AWESOME! And... here is the link: LINK

Topic by kondzio29   |  last reply


Edward Tufte - Our experiences in moderating a forum

Here's an interesting point of view for moderating a web forum. Our "be nice" policy is similar, but doesn't reach this level. I have spent long periods of time thinking about and debating how to value the contributions of essentially anonymous authors. Anyone can contribute an Instructable, forum topic, or comment, and their value varies wildly. Would Instructables be better if we aggressively pruned contributions deemed to be low value? How would we do so in a scalable way? Catching swear words is a good first step, and maybe misspellings are next, but reviewing content is really best done by humans. Should each Instructable author be able to moderate the comments on their Instructables? We've been loathe to do this because the potential for abuse seems to outweigh any benefit. Democratic systems are good in theory, but in practice a vocal minority tends to dominate the conversation. Moderating a forum is fairly straightforward: knowing what you want, deleting entire threads that aren't going anywhere, correcting the spelling of the word "it's," fixing URLs, deleting individual contributions that fail to advance the thread. It helps to have experience writing and editing (and reading student papers, refereeing journal articles, reviewing manuscripts and grant proposals).As clearly indicated to potential contributors, we do a lot of deleting--only about half of all submitted contributions survive for more than a month. This doubtless hurts a few feelings but substantially raises the quality of the board. Very few published contributions are edited at all, other than silently to correct spelling, update an URL, or to delete a sour note in an otherwise good answer. Our view is that every contribution to Ask E.T. should advance the analytical quality of the thread. We particularly seek to avoid the chronic internet disease of "All Opinions, All the Time." The idea is to have an interesting and excellent board on analytical design that serves the content and the readers, not a board logging every attempt at publication. We also are ruthless in deleting contributions with incivilities, rants, taunts, and personal commentary on other contributors....For some boards, a bozo filter may prove useful by automatically deflecting certain trigger words. My friend Philip Greenspun constructed a filter at photo.net which bounced all those who misspelled the word "aperture," on the grounds that they did not know much about photography.Our experiences in moderating a forum: What's best, not what's newThanks to Nivi for the find.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


Should we have a Hall of Fame?

Should we have a hall of fame?Contribute opinions to this thread, please:https://www.instructables.com/forum/TZA3QVDF4LPLSPW/

Topic by Kiteman   |  last reply


Salvage on the net

TearDowns that never get put together, a lot of information on salvage:http://www.opencircuits.com/Free_From_Salvage Links to info on the net.Consider contributing there as well as here.

Topic by russ_hensel 


Best camera housing design?

Anyone have a very good way of making the camera housing, please contribute... this is my design, but it is rather heavy..

Topic by daniel2008   |  last reply


is there a site like instructables that make contests all over the world

If anyone know  a similar site that make contests all over the world  also an online sote that donate contributes and fundraise

Topic by hadi141   |  last reply


Slow Posting

Hi guys i published an instructable 3 days ago and it hasnt come up yet is there a problem with it or do i need to resubmit?the contribution in question is this onehttps://www.instructables.com/id/molded_mouthpiece_for_blowgun/

Topic by lennyb   |  last reply


Rate this

Hi I'm new and I just contribute this tutorialhttps://www.instructables.com/id/EHRL2XJF47FIUKC/could you please comment on it and rate it.I'd realy like to know what people think about this ItemThanks Maria

Topic by kissthefrog 


Hello

Whats up. I just wanted to thank you for joining my group. feel free to contribute anything that would help the J.W.P. and don't forget to always have a prank up your sleeves!

Topic by Zach Sanders 


Electronic

Can I use Arudino Uno instead of  the Arduino pro mini 328?  I am interested in the following Project so please help    http://www.engineersgarage.com/contribution/intelligent-letter-box-using-arduino-and-gsm

Topic by RanjitE1   |  last reply


Arduino Dual L293B Motor Drive Shield (work in progress,help needed)

Hi folks... This is my first contribution to the site (kinda contribution, for now) but it's still a work in progress, so I'm not sure if it's ok to post it as a instructable (as I already did). Anyway, here is the instructable: https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Dual-L293B-Motor-Drive-Shield-work-in-pro/ I still have few questions and some work to do until we can call it a complete Instructable, so... should I move it here to the Forum? Thanks in advance, Rodrigo Fonyat

Topic by fonyat 


electronic letter box? Answered

Can anyone help me with the following project?  http://www.engineersgarage.com/contribution/intelligent-letter-box-using-arduino-and-gsm I want to know whether it is possible to use Arduino uno instead of Arduino Pro mini? 

Question by RanjitE1   |  last reply


Steveastrouk reaches 500 Best Answers!

.  Steveastrouk has been awarded Best Answer by his fellow Iblers 500 times! .  Congratulations, Steve! Thanks so much for your many contributions to the DIY community.

Topic by NachoMahma   |  last reply


Hello!

I just joined this group. I'm going out and hopefully getting a tub of K'nex today. The guns look really cool to make and design! In my mind I've been plotting out some ideas, so hopefully I'll be contributing some K'nex guns!

Topic by linkmaster03   |  last reply


/You page not showing content or notifications

To my great surprise getting on today, I found my /you page is no longer carrying any of my content or notifications. Can someone tell me how I can remedy this problem?

Topic by OrigamiAirEnforcer   |  last reply


kelseymh and Kiteman reach 200 Best Answers

.  I just sent patches to kelseymh and Kiteman, acknowledging the fact they they have been awarded Best Answer 200 times by their fellow Iblers. Thanks for contributing to the community guys. (graphic courtesy of caitlinsdad)

Topic by NachoMahma   |  last reply


Do submissions require there be a photo included?

I submitted an instructable that didnt need any pic ..So , to save bandwidth, i included none.  ..but now i dont see my contribution anywhere on the site... "how to cook a frozen or thawed pizza" tkjtkj@gmail.com

Topic by tkjtkj   |  last reply


KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS FOR N00BS (OR BORED PEOPLE)

Do you want to tell the world cool tricks you can do on a computer? Enter this forum to find out how you can contribute!

Topic by wezdog1   |  last reply


How to raise money for a hike? Answered

My high school Outdoors club is going on a hike, but the bus costs about $400, we have no idea how to do it because the school usually pays for these trips, and it's too much for us to contribute a little (there are only four of us)

Question by 652800   |  last reply


how to build a better inovation for saving our world from destroyed by global warming?

Nowadays our world is getting worse because of global warming, so we need to be responsible and taking care of our world by contributing our effort with our creation and inovation.

Question by arefizz   |  last reply


Toilet-humour competition

Simple: download the blank image, upload with an amusing caption. The theme is "Famous people on the toilet", so the criteria are: someone we've heard of, and something amusing. Examples attached. Thanks to everyone who has contributed, this has gone very well so far. L

Topic by lemonie   |  last reply


is there a way to make a desoldering wick/braid out of common household items? Answered

Is there a way to make a desoldering wick/braid out of common household items? i cant get to a Radio $hack and my local hardware store doesn't carry them. thanks for any contributing thoughts!

Question by PSPerson   |  last reply


AndyGadget and rickharris Receive Patches For 100 Best Answers

.  Robot fixed things up so the script is working again. Just in time for AndyGadget and rickharris to reach 100 Best Answers. Congratulations guys and your patches have been sent. Thanks for contributing to the community.

Topic by NachoMahma   |  last reply


What Should I Post????????? Answered

Hello people of instructables! I love building and tinkering etc. I also like to draw. And I'm an avid sportsman and I want to contribute to this awesome site but I don't know where to start. Any advice, Snyde comment, or rambling Yiddish is extremely helpful hahaha thanks!

Question by SGThartman567   |  last reply


Awww... didnt win, oh well, the others are far more superior

Congrats to all, i never win anything, but i contributed and was a finalist. Congrats to all! Great ideas. Green Ideas BTW don't forget to drink your Ovaltine!

Topic by theburn7   |  last reply


What are some recent topics to make an innovative electronics project?

I'm not sure whether i can ask such type of queestions here or not , I am interested in analog electronics,microelectronics,semiconductors .What can be some innovation i can contribut to elctronics. Any help would be recommended.

Topic by jatinbatra   |  last reply


Learn to solder month!

It's learn to solder month! Earn yourself an Instructables patch by sharing your soldering knowledge. Full details here: How to get an Instructables patch by contributing to "Learn to Solder Month".Also, be sure to check out our How to solder Instructable and all the rest of the soldering Instructables in the How to solder group.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


How do I make my desk "un-cluttered" (things I could make to fit on/around desk)

Ny ideas on things I could make to fit on/around desk? My desk is a cluttered mess! Please help- all contributions greatly appreciated

Topic by crzyns   |  last reply


Everyone Can Join In!

I have been collecting funny comments from the forums for the past little while now, and this is what I came up with, If you would like to contribute, feel free to leave a comment either on the slideshow page, or here.Always look out for good comments!

Topic by bumpus   |  last reply


Japanese tyre ski-jumping

Having seen a few good videos contributed by fungus I thought I'd add this one:http://www.snotr.com/video/121What happens when you roll tyres down a ski-jump?How fast do they go, how far do they get?L

Topic by lemonie   |  last reply


can't post

When i click on post reply the little twirl around starts and continues for as ling as i leave it on. it never posts. i feel i have a lot to contribute with 50 years of electronic experience. i teach electronic theory to those people wanting to obtain their ham tickets. my posts are always nice. i don't get it.

Topic by kadris3   |  last reply


Has anyone seen the ghost of halo reach on local maps?

My brother has seen the ghost of Blackout from halo three on Three different maps on reach levels, Boneyard, A forged level called structure depths, and Zealot. does anyone have an explanation for this, or have info to contribute to an explanation? 

Question by Runeblader97