Please join the Instructables Restaurant

I will open an open-source restaurant that is completely made of, and only serves food based on the original instructables all the members on instructables.com have made or will make. I mean, every chair, dishwasher, menucard, light etc. and all the food, will together be the restaurant. And I would like to ask you guys for your brilliant, funny, original ideas concerning all aspects restauranty. Inside the restaurant everything will be presented with the original instruction and accreditation to the maker. I have been involved in several pilot and concept restaurants in the past like Food Facility, a restaurant based on take-out restaurants by Catalonian designer Marti Guixe, and The Micro-Green Restaurant by Debra Solomon of culiblog.org. Both at Mediamatic in Amsterdam, where I was at the time working as an exhibition maker. I would appreciate it so much if you'd get involved in this and share your ideas with me to make it into an incredible creative place for adventurous diners, and maybe the first open source restaurant ever created (but i'm not sure about that and I guess it doesn't really matter anyway). In some restaurants you can buy the stuff you see, in this restaurant you'll go home knowing how to re-create what you just enjoyed, be it the food or the chair you sat on.If you like it, please join the group about this: https://www.instructables.com/group/instructables-restaurant/

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Giant Firebreathing Snail Car

Well, Burning ManBurning Man is just around the corner people all over are finishing up their fire breathing, tree growing, LED encrusted, jet propelled art cars. Yesterday I got to join my friend Annie to check out Form and Reform put the disco box and lights on their giant snail car they call the Golden Mean. It's a beautiful metal sculpture that drives and shoots fire... hee!The Form and Reform people do their work in a giant studio in Oakland CA called Kraftwork. It's an amazing place filled with awesomely old metal working machines and soot covered greasy machining tools. Wrought iron everywhere, art and robots. A pretty cool place to check out if you can.Now for pictures of the snail:(you can also check: Flickr or Form and Reform for updates and more photos)

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My Art In Illustrator

I made this in illustrator last night. Is it good? kinda grungey though...

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Official instructable robot plans ?

Hi, I've seen severall nice projects for creating Instructable Robot oriented things (paper robot, plushie, drawing, ...). BTW, every one seems to have hes own interpretation of the robot. Would'nt it possible to create 2 cad drawings (one with all details, an one simpler with, eg, torso boutton just included in the texture and not modeled in 3D), in a open (participativ) way ? Discussion is open. (please, also include discussion about copyright/licensing issues, ...)

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Transition to a Post-Industrial World

Our friends at the CIRCUS Foundation would like your help, in the form of a few paragraphs speculating on our post-industrial future.You're obviously the perfect people to weigh in on this topic - Instructables is full of green, reusable, energy-saving, upcycling projects, so you're definitely in the headspace - so what do you think the future will look like? Share your ideas in 500 words or less.From the original post: Bridges to the Post Industrial PlanetOur future well-being requires that in twenty years' time we should be living in a manner that differs markedly from the way we've lived in the past century and a half. It seems likely we'll consume less energy, use physical resources more sparingly, moderate the waste we generate, make fewer long journeys, rely more on local produce, repair things we'd currently replace, share objects we might currently own. Other implications are less obvious but potentially significant. Will be the role of corporations change? How will our societies be governed? What civil liberties can we expect?The better we're able to imagine a post industrial world, the better we can identify the barriers to getting there and prepare bridges to get over them. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS We're inviting people to write a few paragraphs, no more than 500 words, outlining the greatest difficulty you think we face in making the transition to a post industrial world. This might be a technological issue, a cultural barrier, an economic factor or something else. If you have ideas about how the barrier could be overcome go ahead and outline them too.Send your submission to open@CIRCUS-foundation.org along with a couple of lines about who you are. The results will be compiled in a book that will be published free on the web and form the basis of a seminar to be held in London later in 2008.

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eXistenZ Game Pod build.

Ok, one of my idea for a current project is to recreate my own model/version of the game pod out of the David Cronenberg film eXistenZ.If your unfamilar, see the pics and video - Essentially the 'game pod' is a biological virtual reality games console. And i must say i am a fan of the film.Now, i need some help, both with ideas, and with build methods.Ideas- I require an idea as the the use of the device - eg, an external hdd enclosure, a wallet, what ever.- I Have a base that im going to use, in the form of a beach stone. So the size is 125mm x 125mmMethods- Although i have a base 'stone' i need to sculpt a little extra, to make the nodule like bits. and genrally curve the shape a bit, what can i use? would bondo do? and whats the UK equilivent?- I want to have a silicon like finish, like the film, i was planning liquid latex, is that a good idea? what else is there thats better?I would appreciate any help anyone can give.ThanksGmjhowe

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Narutos jacket

I have been looking through instructables, and found no instructables on narutos jacket. So, I'm still trying to find the orange jacket that I need for the base of it. If anyone has any idea where to find a plain orange jacket in the Los Angeles area, please tell me. Also, I have the fabrics for the blue on the jacket, the red patch on the back, and the white patch on the left shoulder. Here are pictures of the fabrics I have for the jacket.EDIT: I'm done writing the 'ible, go check it out. I'll post pictures as soon as I find my camera.EDIT: Its published! Now go read it. https://www.instructables.com/id/How_to_Make_Narutos_Jacket_for_Cheap/

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Batteries?

What are the best batteries for an electric motorcycle, and for a car too. Or can someone explain how to read the batteries specs (like amps, watts,volts) for the best suited for your ev project?

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It's 4:30 PM, there's a tropical storm stalled overhead, I've got three baby animals bleeding on my robot shirt and it's 20 miles to the wildlife rehabilitator...Hit it...

I kept hearing KEY...KEY...KEY... So I ventured out thinking it was some bird, I'm looking all over and keep hearing it. Search all over the yard, check the garage (it's trapped a bird before), nothing. But I keep hearing it, maybe it's coming from across the street? Man there's a lot of crap in the street, and it's moving, OH CRAP!! There's a squirrel dray in the street all torn up and three bloody, wet babies in the road. So I scoop them up into my robot shirt, where they promptly pee, not the worst thing I've had on me. ;-) I rush into the house and call my vet, since he used to rehab flying squirrels, and get the # for the "local" rehab place. It's in Bithlo, twenty miles away, that won't mean anything to you if you don't live in Fl. but it's the West Virginia of Fl, the nightmare before Christmas, and Baghdad all rolled into one. Let's cut this short, I got them there, the guy says they're in better shape than they looked, I gave them a donation for their care, and now I'm back home, realizing I'm nicer than I am reasonable, and that's okay with me...

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Recyled rubber dolls paint, dye ?or varnish

I'm at the point of ripping my hair out with this one. Once apon a time I bought used doll and dyed them with RIT dye and got some great colors to use in various projects...(yes, my house is a bit on the creepy side). Lately, the dolls I have been finding, wont take the dye....maybe a new kind of rubber? Anyway, I want dolls that are blue. I painted a few with water based paint and then varnished them...several coats and they look pretty good but some of them flacked off...frustrating. I stripped those and bought some alcohol dyes and added that to varnish and painted them 5 days ago, putting a fan on them...cool color, but the varnish wont dry on the rubber and is now a tacky mess. Any chemistry geeks out there that can figure out a better way to get this "new rubber" to take color ? I am going to use some plastics spray paint as a last resort but I really want them to be durable and not flack or easily scratch...can I varnish over plastics spray paint...will there be another noxious chemical disaster if I spray plastics paint over rubber....help ?

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Venus Zine Craft-off Contest

Got a clever handmade gift idea? Does it cost less than $40 to produce? Want to share your project with the world? If you answered yes to these questions, you should totally enter Venus Zine’s 4th Annual Craft-Off Contest, a competition pitting the craftiest in the land against one another to come up with the best, most creative, most fantabulous DIY creations imaginable ... on a budget.Winners will be chosen from the submissions received, and the best projects will be featured in the winter 2008–2009 issue of Venus Zine, on newsstands December 1. Winners will receive a four-issue subscription to Venus Zine — additional prizes to be announced (keep checking back!). Winners will be featured fancy pants–style in the magazine (photo and bio and all) in addition to venuszine.com.RULES SHMULES- Your project should be an innovative, unusual creation using materials whose total cost does not exceed $40. We’re looking for jewelry, clothing, home décor, furniture, bags, accessories, bath and body works, pet goodies, and whatever else you can think of. Try to come up with unexpected uses for objects, or put a new spin on an old favorite. Surprise us with your boundless creativity. The mission is to create gifts to give during the holiday season, but your project doesn’t need to be holiday-themed.- Your entry consists of two parts:1. Digital photographs of your project: We will not actually run your photos, so don’t worry about doing a high-tech photo shoot. Instead, we will conduct our own photo shoot for the magazine.2. A set of instructions for assembling it. How-tos should be concise but sufficiently detailed so that Venus Zine readers may replicate your work. Please include a materials list that gives the approximate cost of each material.- Any Venus Zine reader is welcome to participate, whether you’re a DIY businessperson or just have a flair for the crafty. Unfortunately, if you’re related to a Venus Zine staffer, you cannot apply. (You know how it goes – we wouldn’t want it to look like we’re biased.)HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR BRILLIANT IDEA- E-mail jpegs of your Craft-off Contest submission along with how-to instructions to craftoff@venuszine.com .- All entries must be received by September 18, 2008, to be considered. We will notify you if you are a winner.- You may submit up to five projects.Ladies and gentlemen, fire up your glue guns, rev up your sewing machines, and show us what you’re made of!PRIZESInterested in applying to be a Craft-off Contest prize sponsor? Get in touch with Anne Brindle at anne@venuszine.com for details. Keep checking back! Prizes will be announced soon.

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New group started - Optic fiber

I'm read a lot of document about optic fiber, and I've seen that: -many people are interested in optic fiber (it's magic, just like leds are) -people make some good craft with optic fiber, but sometime don't have the needed understanding of how it works, how to cut it, sand it, bend it, ...) -reader of the nice instructables here have trouble buying optic fiber when they want to start new project. I hope this group will help people learning from eachother, leading to new more interesting project and instructables. tReg.

Topic by treg 


I have two tv remotes and a few old phones. and i'm bored

What exactly should i do? and the LED off the tv remote doesnt wanna work >.> Any ideas? edit: oh wait, that's an IR led isn't it? boy do i feel dumb

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frog fingers/gloves?

Hi! i'm working on a frog costume among several animals for halloween, and the frog hands have me stuck. The plans are for a red eyed tree frog, so it needs 4 long digits, with slightly larger tips for the distal pads/suckers, and only a small amount of web between the digits. I don't think it will be a problem to settle for 5 fingers, I'm more concerned with length, shape, and the maybe the webbing. Any suggestions or ideas are appreciated. Thanks, David

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epoxy gone wrong! can i start over?

I was working on a belt buckle with colored epoxy, but i screwed up mixing in the hardener. so it's still wet in some places and then it hardened real ugly in others. is there anything i can do about it or should i start over?

Topic by yokotei   |  last reply


Help to find folding paper box

Hi I found a video on how to make a paperbox (possible origami, not sure) but I can't seem to find it again It was a box with sections and you could fold the box like a "magic box" and inside you could put truffles or whatever (hidden until you flipped the sides of the box) Does anyone now where I saw this or how to make it?, I don't remember what keyword I used and am desperate to find it Thanks //Jessica

Topic by jelmblad 


need ideas on greenhouse

Hi there,I live in Boston, MA and I am looking for some advice on Greenhouse construction for winter gardening only (and vegetables that are appropriate for that as well). I am looking to build a greenhouse that I can put up in the fall and take down in the spring for growing a winter garden. It will have to be able to be taken apart into its components and stored in a shed in summer months since my family has no need for it then. Due to the fact that it will be used in the winter, it will have to be highly insulated and have a heat sink that will be able to help maintain a constant growing temperature for the plants inside. Ideally I would like to avoid expending much energy heating the greenhouse. I am, of course, also doing this on a budget. Here is what I have come up with so far. 1. I will use triple-wall or 5 wall polycarbonate panels for the walls of the greenhouse2. I have found a few insulating products that look like they could be useful3. I am thinking of using a solar collector water heater as part of the heat sink- easy to construct on my own : https://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Thermal-Water-Heater-For-Less-Than-Five-Doll/ that could circulate hot water into the heat sink4. I am learning about heat sinks and thinking that I want to use the simplest design and organic materials (mud, rocks, or water) to hold the heat during the day and release it at night.5. The greenhouse footprint can’t be larger than 8’ x 10’ 6. I prefer the simplest construction that meets my needs (and the easiest to put up and take down)Questions that I have:1. What are the possibilities for using compost as a source of heat?2. What about a PVC frame?3. How would I circulate hot water through the heat sink?4. What are methods to reduce daily management of the project?5. Types of hinges to use?6. What type of material should I place the greenhouse on?- it will be sited on the concrete area around our swimming pool and I don’t know what sort of insulation is necessary after that. I had the idea of wood pallets with insulation inside them but that may not be enough at all.7. Any ideas of ways to re-use materials to do this cheaply and reduce waste?8. Any suggestions on the optimal shape of the greenhouse roof/sides to increase heat retention and circulation of warmer air.9. Any suggestions of retailers that might have the materials that I am looking for.Some links that have been useful so far:http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/solar-gh.html#storagehttp://growerssupply.com/farm/supplies/cat1;gs1_greenhouse_building_materials;gs1_corrugated_sheets_panels.html

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How to letter?

I noticed the lack of instructables on lettering; that is, writing artistically. Parts of this art are simply layout-related, others involve coloring, etc. Sometimes it's stylized, other times it's simple. See examples. Is anyone intersted in an instructable about how to do this?

Topic by Rishnai 


e150 Full Size Going Green

So I am trying this process of converting my big old van (92 - full size windowless version) into a green machine... Unfortunatly i know little about cars... I am already installing the HHO system myself to make it Part Hydrogen, now I want to add some electricity into the mix as well. I already have a HUGE back space that I don't even use. if it was deisle I would just use the back space for a vegi -converter... but I am thinking of using that space for some batterys (although I know those can get expensive) I was also thinking since I will have the batterys there... I would also make a little turbine on the roof, so i am creating a perpetual energy ( I know how to do this one)... My question is: How hard would be to ADD electric power to my van without losing my current gas/hho mix power. Is it possible? Its not really about "gas prices" or anything, I just feel like everytime i fill up my tank I am: 1) Buying a terrorist a gun 2) killing 30 trees Because I am really bad about being coherent here is my questions to you: - What would be the best option to add to my van after my HHO to make my van MORE green? - If its electric, can i add that with my current (to-be) HHO/Gas? - What could i use all that empty space for? Thanks guys :)

Topic by teamcoltra   |  last reply


Check Out my New Instructable

Check out my how to instucutable on growing peppers, its not quite guerilla gardening, but its awesome! Propagating PeppersThanks!thenear1send

Topic by thenear1send   |  last reply


Any scale- model makers?

Hi, I am the art director on a very low-budget but so-far amazing movie. I want to make an inexpensive but professional looking model of an observatory. So far, I am thinking of using sculpey. Can anyone please help with some leads? I know I could put this together, but instructables, websites, or comments about materials or construction would help immensely. This website is full of resourceful people. Thanks!

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Pending instructable : How to make a Concrete, Optic Fiber and Leds Rainbow

I will try to write and instructable for my last project. Since this is my first instructable and it will be a bit long, I will need some reviewers before I can publish it. If some people can help reviewing, jsut tell me. I will laso need to find some super bright yellow leds which are really yellow, not amberish, or some high power RGB leds. If you can tell me where to find some (or send me a few one I can trade for some other colors or for plastic optic fiber), just let me know. I completely edited this message since I've found that it is possible to start writting an instructable without publishing it, so people interested in reviewing now have to tell me so I add them as contributors. Regards, t.

Topic by treg   |  last reply


Making a duct tape messenger bag

Does anyone have any tips for making a duct tape messenger bag? Links? I

Topic by iBritt   |  last reply


cheap easy pyro detonators!!!!!

Get some silicon diodes 3 for a 1.99 at radio shack or cheaper online tape one to a match and ad 6 to 12 volts to it and after a few seconds it will overload and get real hot! then it with ignite the match which will then ignite the visco fuse. original idea from jolly roger creator of anarchist's cookbook

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How to bend plastic optic fiber ?

Hi, I have 0.75, 1 and 1.5mm plastic opic fiber that I am using for my project (which will be the topic of my first instructables ;) ) I need a way to bend the POF in right angle. I don't care if the bending raidus is not very important (spec says max radius is 10 time diameter, 15mm radius is ok for me, and I don't care if I loose a little brightness). I want the POF to stay bend after I have bent it : it must keep the curve I gave it for at least 24 hours. I manage doing something not so bade (but really time consuming) by heating the POF with an hair dryer. I wander if anybody has a better tested idea ? (in the meantime, I'll try putin it in boiling water to see if it kep the shape once cooled). Regards, tReg.

Topic by treg   |  last reply


Looking for a Step by Step DIY Instruction with images to make a Wind Power Small Turbine

I am searching the internet to find DIY plan to create a Wind power small size 3 blades turbine to run my computer.I found the https://www.instructables.com/ and some videos but all the videos are incomplete or simply lack vital information.I am a novice.Please help me to build my very first (3 blades) and small wind turbine. I need help from this forum.Please share DIY plans or step by step instructions to build a wind power turbine.Why I need Wind turbine?To generate electricity to run my UPS and 15" Monitor.I want to generate my own electricity but I need guidance.So far I have found that 3 blades wind turbine works best as compared to 4 and 6 blades.Hope some one may help.Regards,DAVE - davidjohny@yahoo.com

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DIY foam board to build castles. Needc help for drawings.

Hi. Long time ago, I used to make rooms for playing games (like space hulk :) ) using foam board. Foam board is just styrofoam with paper glued on it. So, if we hade a PDF file that we could print and glue on styrofoam, we would have easy something that is very cheap, and we'd just to cut and put a little bit of adhesive tape to make nice looking things. This could include : -Castles (every body like castles) -Making a small version of your own home -Making some real-life map of doom (code is open now, I hope textures are too). Is someone interesting in making some plans with me, and helping for the texture, so we could make an instructable ? Regards, tReg.

Topic by treg   |  last reply


What Fold Is This? Origami Help

I'd like to try my hand at making this myself, but I can't figure out what fold it is so I can search for instructions. Does anybody know? Help much appreciated! - McGooglykins

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Check out my crazy rabbit fur wallet

I made this a while a go, I plan to make an instructables for the next one I make.

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Concentrated Solar Power Hits Pop Culture in the Best Way

Check out this graphic of concentrated solar collectors on Saul's new skateboard. My first skateboard had a dragon sitting on top of a pile of human skulls. We've come along way, I guess.

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Special Effects

Hey guys, Our first topic is making special effects with explosions and fire. The goal is to make a way to make safe special effects explosions and make them look realistic. Movie quality special effects on the chaep and/or on the safe. Please, dont copy the ideas of others. And we still except all other transmissions of diffrent ideas.

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DIY Batman Tumbler is Ultimate Fan Creation

The new Batman movies are so awesome that this fan decided to make his own version of the Tumbler, Batman's burly ride. The final cost is around $50k-$70k and an undoubtedly insane amount of time devoted to research, design, and fabrication. Oh, and he made a kickass Batsuit as well. Nutty. Link

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Question to ask

Wasn't sure where to ask this, new to site. Does anyone know of a product that could cover styrofoam and make a hard, shell like covering besides fiberglass?

Topic by rodsteryz   |  last reply


Multi-color Wizard Wands Almost Ready for the Harry Potter Conference

Only a few hours before her floo powder flight to Harry Potter summer camp (Terminus), Christy is madly making Wizard Wands in an assortment of colors. Why pink? You'll have to ask her directly for those gory details.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


Tampon Shooter

Clearly the menstrual militia has been ignored at this website so they had to start their own creative website.

Topic by dchall8   |  last reply


New 3D printing company: shapeways

Phillips Electronics is starting a new 3D printing company. The site is down at the moment but it sounds really cool and useful! It's supposed to open to the general public in a few months.more info (techcrunch)

Topic by aphrael   |  last reply


"Britain from Above's" beautiful visualizations of data

The new BBC series Britain From Above has some amazing graphic visualizations of data, including GPS, telephone exchange activity, etc. The patterns are quite organic and very beautiful... BBC story on Britain from Above

Topic by gmoon   |  last reply


Construction Equipment in Loving Detail

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye has approached construction equipment and reimagined them with an obsessive amount of detail to create new gothic items that need to be seen to be believed. With laser-cut and carved materials, the "vehicles" are far from functional, but still amazing.That's it, I need to plan a trip to see some new art in other countries. Linkvia Core77

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I can't find websites that teach you how ot make things with leather.... anyone know of one?

I have been searching online for about an hour and I can't find a website that will teach you the basics of leather working, and how to make things outta leather. All I'm finding are leather suppliers, online stores to buy leather and leather items, and I don't need any of that. So if anyone knows of a website that shows you how to's and stuff with leather, please let me know!

Topic by Fendermage435   |  last reply


altering sewing patterns: general and specific q's

I'm currently working on a hoodie using a hoodie pattern, but i'm hoping to convert the hood into an obnoxiously oversized collar. and for the future, are there any general rules in making/altering sewing patterns?( i got my pattern from http://thegreenpepper.com/adults.html #543 the hemmed hoodie. it was the closest to what i wanted)

Topic by yokotei   |  last reply


Giant LED Clock Storage

If you're ever worried about being late or not being able to see the time from anywhere in your apartment, this combination storage unit and clock should help. Each number in the clock envelops two storage cubes that are big enough to hold a dozen CDs or any other soon-to-be-extinct media. Linkvia bbgadgets

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Colorful Straw Lamp

Have about 1500 colorful straws lying around after your last party? Of course you do! Instead of tossing them out you can clean them up and make this technicolor lamp that a kid would love.The directions are pretty helpful, but could use some process shots. So if anyone's looking for an Instructable idea, here you go. Straw Pendant lightvia Make blog

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Soda Bottle Skylights

I love ingenuity, so I wanted to share this link to an article on a Brazilian machinist who makes skylights from water filled pop bottles. I'm not sure if these would classify as a budget solatube or a twenty first century deck prism.There's also a video, but it's in some obscure foreign language. Portuguese i think.I might add one to my shed...

Topic by Tool Using Animal   |  last reply


Laptop Flames

I got me a new laptop, and it looks pretty boring. So I drew flames on either side of the keypad on the empty spaces. However, it doesn't seem to be permanent. When I keep my palm or finger on it for a long time, the color fades away. Any help on how to get it to be permanent?

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The Copyright FAQ for Knitters

The Copyright FAQ for KnittersI've been trying to work up a human-readable description of copyright and patent law, as it applies to Instructables. In my research, I found this really interesting resource for those looking to better understand copyright law, and to see how it differs when applied to various crafts. Some highlights:A knitting pattern is by default copyrighted, but utilitarian items (clothing, for example) are not copyrightable. You can make and give away items made from a copyrighted pattern. You may not make and sell items made from a copyrighted pattern. A recipe is a process and cannot be copyrighted; only the expression of the recipe can be copyrighted. A patent is required to protect a process.

Topic by ewilhelm   |  last reply


Mold Making?

So, after making this awesome isntructable (it's curing now!), I got ideas for other concrete projects. My favorite so far is making a concrete lamp. I want to make a mold of a lamp (light bulb in it) and then cast it in concrete. I'd then put a real lampshade on it and call it art. My problem is...I have no mold making experience. Do you guys have any tips, know where to get silicone, etc?Thanks!

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Toothpick San Francisco

Artist Scott Weaver has built a model of San Francisco with a twist: it is made entirely out of toothpicks and glue. He estimates he used 100,000 toothpicks on the model, which includes a track on which ping-pong balls can roll down and 'visit' the city.Surprisingly, Instructables HQ does not seem to be included--must have been an oversight.PressDemocrat via SFist via my friend Nicole.Image from core77

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Need Help: Making a Portable Light Tablet (Lightbox)

Hi.I'm interested in making a LIghtbox, since I've taken up drawing once more.Thing is, I mostly only draw in school, I never draw at home, since everything else seems more fun.SO, I was thinking, why not try to make a portable lightbox. Thing is, as you know, I am MAKEingly challenged. SO, any ideas on how to make a portable, slim, durable, and effective Lightbox, that could fit in a backpack.If anyone has a good idea, perhaps we could collaborate and make an Ible?First thought: LEDs wouldn't be bright enough......I'd need a few of em......maybe those big ones?

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Knife blade tip repair...

Aye well, someone dropped BOTH of my best knives, and now I have a bent, chipped knife blade tip. I've got a standard knife sharpener, and small whetstone I need to learn how to use, and advice? Here's some pics of the damage

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