Whatever you like to preserve, whether it’s food, memories, objects, or… anything else,  show us how it’s done in the Preserve It Contest.

The winners will take home some nifty prizes like a preserving set (including copper pan), pressure cooker, food mill, and more. Good luck! You CAN do it.

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The Preserve It! Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

19 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot apron.
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 Sep 7, 2015 and Nov 2, 2015 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Preserve 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.

Accepting

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

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

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.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.