Cut it, smelt it, hammer it, bend it, or cast it -- we want to see what you’re making with metal. Enter the Metal Contest to win top-notch prizes from Miller Welds. This contest is open to metal and metalworking projects of all varieties!

Prizes include a Multimatic 215 multi-purpose welder, stars and stripes welding helmets, metal hole punch set and more. Get started and don’t forget the safety goggles!

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The Metal Contest 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

18 Prizes

Grand (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First (2)

Two First Prize winners will receive:

Second (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize winners 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 Jul 11, 2016 and Sep 5, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Metal Contest 2016. 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.