The heat is on -- the Burn It! Contest is here! We’ve partnered with Dremel to give away the impressive VersaFlame Multi-Function Butane Torch, VersaTip Butane Soldering Torch, and more. Enter your heat-related Instructables today and show us how fire or heat helps you put the finishing touches on your work. Whether you use your pyrotechnic skills in the kitchen, or to patiently carve intricate patterns into wood or leather, if you have to turn up the heat to get it done, it’s eligible!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), January 19,  2015. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, March 2, 2015.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

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The Burn It! Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

13 Prizes

(1) Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

(4) First Prize

Four First Prize winners will receive:

(8) Second Prize

Eight Second Prize winnes will receive:
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jan 19, 2015 and Mar 2, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Burn It! Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.