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Instructables - The World's Biggest Show & TellJune 12, 2008Instructables Robot
Welcome back!

RoboGames starts tomorrow. If you can't make it this year, then you better enter our Robot Contest in the next couple weeks. The grand prize is a trip to RoboGames 2009!

Winners have been announced for the Park Tool Bike Month. See who won!

Check out these cool Instructables!
lightsaberCheap Custom Lightsaber
Build your own Battle-Ready Lightsaber! Use a good light source, and build it for cheap!
posted byRicardoaraujoonJun 3, 2008
cruise adventureTurn a Cruise Full of Old People into a Death Defying Adventure
In the immortal words of former Gov. Jesse Ventura, sometimes you gotta defy death in order to enjoy life.
posted byiwasthinkingaboutsouponJun 9, 2008
animte with lightAnimate with light
Learn how to make your own snazzy light-animations on the cheap for a music video or any other project!
posted by buenobenonJun 10, 2008
wall-eWall-E Robot
The movie comes out in a couple weeks, but you can start building your own Wall-E right now!
posted by4mem8on Jun 6, 2008
electroformingElectroforming an Iris Seed Pod
Commonly referred to as "dipping" in metal, this technique can make organic items permanent for jewelry.
posted byMaggieJson Jun 9, 2008

box fanHow to rejuvenate a box fan
Many box fans are tossed just because they're too dirty. Here's how to clean one up for a few more years of use.
posted byjgodseyon Jun 8, 2008
ping pong lightsPing Pong Ball Lights
Sometimes you really need the diffuse glow of dozens of ping pong balls with Christmas lights in them.
posted byadvancedMischiefon Jun 8, 2008
saw horsesThe ultimate, heavy duty, stackable, bullet proof, extreme saw horses!
OK, maybe not quite bullet proof, but everything else is accurate.
posted byMikey DonJun 1, 2008
plastic tote bagMake your own tote bag from recycled plastic bags
With a little time and creativity you can make some pretty cool stuff from all those plastic bags like this big tote bag.
posted byuser669onApr 8, 2008
ambient lightingLight Bar Ambient Lighting
Add a bit of a colorful glow anywhere you want with a little bit of work and some inexpensive parts.
posted byQuackMasterDanon Jun 9, 2008
cable carCable car
Know someone who has trouble with stairs? A powered lift can help them move around more easily.
posted byMockfishon Jun 8, 2008


high voltageMake a High Voltage Supply in 5 Minutes
Learn how to get up to 1,000 volts in just a few minutes. Be careful with this one!
posted byBioteleon Jun 8, 2008
woodblockCreating, cutting and printing your own woodblock
Learn the basic process for buying tools, cutting a woodblock, inking and then printing with it.
posted byrbanksonJun 6, 2008
plasma globeAmazing plasma globe tricks!
Just touching a plasma globe can get boring, so check out these new tricks.
posted byhighvoltage2000onJun 7, 2008
plastic bag rugPlastic Bag Rug!
This rug is pretty easy to make, looks really cool, and costs almost nothing!
posted bydenonaonJun 11, 2008
leather braceletsLeather Bracelets from Recycled Belts
Make up to three custom leather bracelets from an old leather belt!
posted byfungus amungusonJun 6, 2008
Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week!

eric - Eric

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Wow! A Ton of cool projects this week!

This was a fantastic week! Every project was super awesome!