Are you ready for Father's Day? Why not give something awesome to the father figure in your life and document it? We'd love to see what you're doing for the big day.

And dads - we're not forgetting about you! Do you have any awesome activities or projects you do with your kids? We want to see those too!

We've teamed up with Workman Publishing and they've provided a fantastic prize pack for the grand prize winner full of educational and fun books, including their new book, Made By Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff. We know you'll love what's inside!

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), June 3, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, July 1, 2013.

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.

The Father's Day Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a Workman Publishing book prize pack including: Winner will also receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

First Prize (10)

Ten First Prize winners will receive a copy of "Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff" and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

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 Jun 3, 2013 and Jul 1, 2013 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Father's Day 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.