Ewilhelm what is YOUR favorite instructable ever personally i really want to know (your awsome by the way)
Posted by Zaphod Beeblebrox 8 years ago
How many erics are running around here? I count three: This guy: https://www.instructables.com/member/instructables-eric/This guy: https://www.instructables.com/member/+Ewilhelm+/and, of course, plain 'ol EricWho is real and who is not? Are these accounts all Eric? Or are the others fake?
Posted by Lithium Rain 10 years ago
Eric is so happy, but why? We want to know and only your caption can help us figure it out!The best caption will be picked this evening and the author will win a sweet tape measure from DIY Network who is hosting a Cool Tools Holiday Blitz that runs from tomorrow (11/27) to Sunday (11/30).Limit of 3 entries per person.UPDATE: We now how a Caption Contest Patch. See it here.UPDATE 2: We have a winner! "Eric just heard that the new Instructables hoodies will come with extra long sleeves!"by zieakOh, and be sure to check the forums on Friday for another caption contest.
Posted by fungus amungus 9 years ago
So, someone selected my answer as the best answet to a question, and I looked at the email. "From the Instructables Robot" normal enough. I clikced on the email, and glanced over it, but at the bottom, it said "-Eric". This can mean one thing, Eric named the instructables Robot after him! But, why? Have a look for yourself:
Posted by Wasagi 8 years ago
We need a new button on instructables pages...a printer friendly button! Like you see on other sites, you would click it and it would give you a nice, cleaned up, ads and image free, printer friendly version of the 'ible.What do you think?EDIT:aHA! I found it! But Canida is right, it dosen't turn out perfect. And, IMO, it needs to be way more prominent. It was like where's Waldo or something!:D
Posted by Lithium Rain 10 years ago
Most large bands of people have their own currency; E.G.: Countries "unions" of nations Disneyland pirates (maybe) ect. as a large band of internationally based do-ers, we need a currency to tie us together... this could be sold as instructables merchandise, used as a prize, or even used for inter-instructables transactions... I've been playing with Galvanic etchng, and this would only take two plates for each side. anyway, WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Posted by gschoppe 10 years ago
Check out Christy Canida & Eric Wilhelm on Popular Mechanics website for the article: 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream "More than the work he did at MIT while earning a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, it was his passion for kite surfing that led Wilhelm to create Instructables. Launched in 2005 with his wife, Christy, and colleagues at the design firm Squid Labs, the DIY website quickly became a forum for step-by-step instructions—the kind Wilhelm had been distributing to fans of his handmade boards and sails. The site, which was bought by Autodesk in 2011, now features more than 100,000 user-generated projects in fields from cooking to woodworking to electronics." Check out the video interview with them on Popular Mechanics. Also, Totusmel gets a shout out!
Posted by Penolopy Bulnick 4 years ago
Kevin and Bean from LA's KROQ interviewed me about Instructables this past Tuesday on their morning show. Check out the interview here.The part of the interview that really made me laugh: "We usually don't recommend sites without boobies, but we really like Instructables!"More news articles about Instructables here.
Posted by ewilhelm 10 years ago
More importantly, (Jk, Jk,) Am I resonably famous? Some people to name, NachoMama, Adrian Monk, Kiteman, ewilhelm, (I know, he's CEO but still,) Kipkay, and many others.
Asked by PKTraceur 9 years ago
This is my competition to put ewilhelms head on a media cover. See the example below. Entries must all be in by the 28th Feb, and voting finishes on 30th April. The winner will get a mention and all of their instructables, forum topics and groups will receive a 5 star rating as a prize. This is my entry. Post your entries in the comments!
Posted by The Jamalam 9 years ago
Hey everyone! There will be a Town Hall meeting in the chat room, Monday, at 3:00 PM, PST. As some of you know I'm now an intern here at instructables. On Monday I will be answering any questions anyone has. I'll have the attention of Eric and Christy. So, if you have any questions, requests, or anything else, this is your opportunity! No one will be turned away. See you all there! Drinkmorecoffee
Posted by drinkmorecoffee 9 years ago
On the 16th of October, team instructables decided to head over to Trapeze Arts for a day of fun and adventure! As a reward for our one millionth registered user, I was given the option to choose how we got to celebrate the occasion. After researching for a little while, a friend mentioned that she'd recently gone to a one day trapeze class. I looked into it, and it seemed like a fun idea. Several people brought cameras and a bunch of videos were taken. You can see photo's of the event below, sadly the video's haven't been cut together yet. Hopefully I'll be able to add that soon! ----- Well, I finally managed to get the videos all put together, I hope you enjoy! You can find them on our youtube channel. However, I'll just embed them here for ease of browsing! I figured it'd be nice to show off one complete run by everyone. Sadly we didn't get video of everyone getting caught, so I had to make do with what I had. Now a video of everyone's practice runs. We had to just practice swinging and getting our legs up and over the bar, then jumping back into the net. The guy who does the double flip out of the net at the end of the video is the instructor who's catching us in the following video. Then we all got a chance to get caught. this is another mashed up video of all of us on our runs to get caught by one of the instructors. Finally, after we finished the trapezing, we went to the equipment room to have some more fun. There were trampolines, tight rope (that was a couple feet of the ground), plate spinning, super yo-yo's, and a whole ton more. Again, we were all having fun, so video didn't get taken of everything, but I think this mash-up kind of shows off some of what we got to do. ...And that was our trip to Trapeze Arts! Everyone who worked there was great, and we had a blast! Thanks!
Posted by StumpChunkman 8 years ago
Where abouts can i get them in bulk for cheap?
Asked by sharlston 9 years ago
I heard someone say today that "scrapbookers are the furries of the crafting world." What do you think?
Posted by ewilhelm 10 years ago
I've set my Eye-fi card to automatically upload images as I take them from Maker Faire. Follow along and see what I see through my Flickr stream: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ewilhelm/I will periodically transfer the good images here. Check out the best of Austin Maker Faire here:https://www.instructables.com/community/The_Best_of_Instructables_at_Austin_Maker_Faire/
Posted by ewilhelm 9 years ago