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Duct Tape Roses Add a Lot to a Home - The Best of Instructables in New York Times Answered

Duct Tape Roses, Concrete Lightbulb Wall Hook, and the Drainage Luge were all mentioned as part of Penelope Green's review of The Best of Instructables.

Duct Tape Roses Add a Lot to a Home

The duct tape roses I made over Thanksgiving were fetching (until they were gummed by the cat), but post-turkey lethargy prevented me from digging into the meatiest projects in "The Best of Instructables" (Make: Books; $34.99). One example: the concrete light bulb wall hook, described as "an excellent excuse for driving a lag bolt into your wall" by its inventor, Ray Alderman. He and it are emblematic of the instructables universe, a blogging community of do-it-yourself-ers, robot-makers, food hackers and techno-geeks who share their crafty ways at Make magazine and Instructables (makezine.com and instructables.com), sometimes selling the finished products on etsy.com, the online bazaar for handmade things.

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AnarchistAsian
AnarchistAsian

12 years ago

BWHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!! instructables is gaining fame by the day...

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

Haha! Yeah...

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AnarchistAsian
AnarchistAsian

Reply 12 years ago

we shall rule this world! BWHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

We will??

Yay!

MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >:-)

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AnarchistAsian
AnarchistAsian

Reply 12 years ago

covert evil laugh:

kwahahahahahaha!!!!!

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Plasmana
Plasmana

Reply 12 years ago

Kwahaha? Who would say that?

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=SMART=
=SMART=

Reply 12 years ago

a villan with a cough lol

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=SMART=
=SMART=

12 years ago

WHOOP, i think i fall into the "techno-geek" catagory

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

12 years ago

Hehe... the New York times has been infiltrated.... Washington Post should be next.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

With the ultimate goal being the The Times.

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AnarchistAsian
AnarchistAsian

Reply 12 years ago

why does it have to be times?

why not The today

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Today was a different newspaper - it collapsed.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Oh...

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Reply 12 years ago

London Times?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

That's what I said, TheTimes.

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 12 years ago

Sorta. I prefer The Times to the Mail, they tend to have more "proper" news.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

The Mail is much more tabloidy, and full of stories that somehow manage to blame eastern European immigrants for most of society's ills.

It's unofficial tagline is racist in public, so you don't have to be.

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Derin
Derin

Reply 12 years ago

Next,the foreign news page of Hurriyet and Sabah.

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Derin
Derin

Reply 12 years ago

Those are two Turkish newspapers.

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whamodyne
whamodyne

12 years ago

I am so putting "named emblematic of the instructables universe by the NY Times" on my business cards. - Ray

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 12 years ago

That would make a great business card addition... Unless you fancied going with Ray Alderman - A excellent excuse for driving a lag bolt in to your wall...