Instructables: exploring - play - featured https://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Sep 2019 11:50:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Play Kitchen With Farmhouse Sink https://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Kitchen-With-Farmhouse-Sink/
Play Kitchen With Farmhouse Sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/R261/JVCNJ64Z/FBIR261JVCNJ64Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/R261/JVCNJ64Z/FBIR261JVCNJ64Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/R261/JVCNJ64Z/FBIR261JVCNJ64Z.SMALL.jpg makeorbreakshop My wife and I decided that my daughter would have fun with a play kitchen. After looking at what was available I decided to make one from scratch. This project took WAY longer than we initially thought but it was fun to create a custom design with some personal touches.Materials: Cabinet Handle S...
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Tue, 7 May 2019 10:49:54 PDT
Portal Knights Decoder Invitations https://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Knights-Decoder-Invitations/
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Tue, 7 May 2019 07:21:39 PDT
LEGO Boost Pipe Cleaner Bending Robot https://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Boost-Pipe-Cleaner-Bending-Robot/
LEGO Boost Pipe Cleaner Bending Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/CGKH/JV2RHE2O/F0XCGKHJV2RHE2O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/CGKH/JV2RHE2O/F0XCGKHJV2RHE2O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/CGKH/JV2RHE2O/F0XCGKHJV2RHE2O.SMALL.jpg bertdb For the 2019 Coderdojo Belgium Coolest Projects fair, we built a LEGO Boost variant of Yoshihito Isogawa's Mindstorms pipe cleaner bending robot. He only published a Youtube video of his EV3 robot, so we didn't have any building instructions to start from. Building from scratch took several iteratio...
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Wed, 1 May 2019 15:33:02 PDT
Arduino Marble Maze Labyrinth https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Marble-Maze-Labyrinth/
Arduino Marble Maze Labyrinth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/94AH/JV2RBBOO/FY494AHJV2RBBOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/94AH/JV2RBBOO/FY494AHJV2RBBOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/94AH/JV2RBBOO/FY494AHJV2RBBOO.SMALL.jpg ahmedazouz I show you how to make an Arduino controlled Marble Maze Labyrinth board game that is super easy and fun to make. And the best part is it's made From Cardboard.The idea of the game is to navigate the marble through the maze to reach the portal at the end to win the game.Of course, there are many ide...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2019 05:02:06 PDT
Gas Powered Power Wheels https://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Powered-Power-Wheels/
Gas Powered Power Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/HPZH/JTSX9Q6N/F3CHPZHJTSX9Q6N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/HPZH/JTSX9Q6N/F3CHPZHJTSX9Q6N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/HPZH/JTSX9Q6N/F3CHPZHJTSX9Q6N.SMALL.jpg Redneck Computer Geek This is actually my second build but the first I never saw as Instructables worthy. The original can be seen here http://www.mudmower.com/gas-power-wheel-home-page-.htmlThe short explanation is that it is a 7hp Duromax with stage one racing kit. With a centrifugal clutch running to a custom drive s...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:15:29 PDT
DnD Puzzle Box - the Ultimate Dice Vault! https://www.instructables.com/id/DnD-Puzzle-Box-the-Ultimate-Dice-Vault/
DnD Puzzle Box - the Ultimate Dice Vault! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/K8W4/JV2R213L/FFXK8W4JV2R213L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/K8W4/JV2R213L/FFXK8W4JV2R213L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/K8W4/JV2R213L/FFXK8W4JV2R213L.SMALL.jpg WickedMakers A puzzle box is a box that can only be opened by solving a puzzle…and a dice vault is a box that holds your gaming dice! We thought it would be awesome to combine the two into the Ultimate Puzzle Box Dice Vault and turn the ‘Vault’ part into something real! This box is made from solid Bocote and ...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:58:45 PDT
Bubble Machine From Trash https://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Machine-From-Trash/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:04:27 PDT
Speaker Box to Amplify Tablet Sound & Vibrations https://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-Box-to-Amplify-Sound-Vibrations/
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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:16:35 PDT
Chess Table https://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Table-1/
Chess Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KUK0/JUELZTSS/FSHKUK0JUELZTSS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KUK0/JUELZTSS/FSHKUK0JUELZTSS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KUK0/JUELZTSS/FSHKUK0JUELZTSS.SMALL.jpg me-again100 So, this is the chess table I built to go along with the hardware chess set I made. The instructable for the chess set itself can be found here.The chess table has a wooden case with a drawer on each end, tapered legs and a ceramic tile top surrounded by metal. Lots of screws, corner brackets and de...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2019 21:00:04 PDT
Control K'nex With a Mobile Phone https://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Knex-With-a-Mobile-Phone/
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Mon, 8 Apr 2019 06:52:57 PDT
BLOKL - Cardboard Construction Cubes https://www.instructables.com/id/BLOKL-Cardboard-Construction-Cubes/
BLOKL - Cardboard Construction Cubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMB/JU6RZ5NK/F7UARMBJU6RZ5NK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMB/JU6RZ5NK/F7UARMBJU6RZ5NK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/ARMB/JU6RZ5NK/F7UARMBJU6RZ5NK.SMALL.jpg MPLS_CBG This is my third Instructable on the topic of BLOKL which I think really does the math on a math manipulative. A set of building blocks that can be played with freely or used to make math puzzles - Affordable Colorful Adaptable BigLet's build some big blocks! Parts List1. Three Inch Cube Boxes (gl...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2019 12:48:31 PDT
The Catapult Lab https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Catapult-Lab/
The Catapult Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/O87Q/JU31U1JG/FUDO87QJU31U1JG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/O87Q/JU31U1JG/FUDO87QJU31U1JG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/O87Q/JU31U1JG/FUDO87QJU31U1JG.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic Here are links to the lab and a general lesson plan. This lesson is designed for middle grades, but could be used as early as 5th grade or into H.S.Pre Lab ReflectionCatapult Lab with Claim, Evidence, ReasoningLesson Objectives: Students will demonstrate the ability to build a siege weapon. Students...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2019 14:42:45 PDT
Easy-to-Make Cardboard T-Rex Mask (Stapler & Glue Modelling Tips) https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Cardboard-T-Rex-Mask-Stapler-Glue-Mod/
Easy-to-Make Cardboard T-Rex Mask (Stapler & Glue Modelling Tips) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HFWD/JTYNDM7F/FW4HFWDJTYNDM7F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HFWD/JTYNDM7F/FW4HFWDJTYNDM7F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HFWD/JTYNDM7F/FW4HFWDJTYNDM7F.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude The most useful tip in this Instructables is how to use a stapler to build models - fast!It also seemed an obvious contender for Trash (Amazon & Cereal Boxes) -- Treasure (Dinosaur my toddler and his friends love to play with!). Please vote if you like it, and have a go too - it's really simple, wit...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2019 15:00:54 PDT
Real Magic Wallet https://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Magic-Wallet/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 11:28:23 PDT
Laser Cut Tactile Memory Game https://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Tactile-Memory-Game/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 10:44:02 PDT
How to Photograph the Milky Way https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Photograph-the-Milky-Way/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 09:56:18 PDT
Giant Etch a Sketch https://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scale-Etch-a-Sketch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:04:30 PDT
How to Make a Kids Wooden Climber (Pikler Triangle) https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kids-Wooden-Climber/
How to Make a Kids Wooden Climber (Pikler Triangle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/J2C0/JTT5GR84/F3UJ2C0JTT5GR84.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/J2C0/JTT5GR84/F3UJ2C0JTT5GR84.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/J2C0/JTT5GR84/F3UJ2C0JTT5GR84.SMALL.jpg WickedMakers The Pikler Triangle is a climbing frame for kids that was developed by a Hungarian Pediatrician named Emmi Pikler many years ago. It helps kids improve gross motor skills, confidence, and basically teaches them awesome skills. We love it, and if you're interested in building something for your kids,...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:24:53 PDT
Kit-Bashed Plague Doctor Miniature Model https://www.instructables.com/id/Kit-Bashed-Plague-Doctor-Miniature-Model/
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Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:10:13 PDT
3 Ways to Build a Makey Makey Floor Piano https://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-to-Build-a-Makey-Makey-Floor-Piano/
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Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:12:16 PDT
Hardware Chess Set https://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-Chess-Set-1/
Hardware Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TNTA/JTOMZHUY/FUVTNTAJTOMZHUY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TNTA/JTOMZHUY/FUVTNTAJTOMZHUY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/TNTA/JTOMZHUY/FUVTNTAJTOMZHUY.SMALL.jpg me-again100 The first time I ever saw a hardware chess set was this instructable here and I knew I had to make one for myself. I loved the concept of using commonly available hardware to make chess pieces. With the large variety of hardware available I wanted to take the inspiration that instructable gave me an...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:46:49 PDT
Playing Card Gimmick/Art https://www.instructables.com/id/Playing-Card-GimmickArt/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:08:04 PDT
Game Controller Made 99.9% From Trash https://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Controller-Made-999-From-Trash/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:59:34 PDT
How to Make a Dice Chest https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dice-Chest/
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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:33:06 PDT
Hexagon Puzzle https://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Puzzle/
Hexagon Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/G0NO/JTEMWABS/F7SG0NOJTEMWABS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/G0NO/JTEMWABS/F7SG0NOJTEMWABS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/G0NO/JTEMWABS/F7SG0NOJTEMWABS.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun and simple project to make. It consists of 12 pieces that are all the same size. The pieces are glued together to make 3 assemblies. Getting it apart or putting it together is the challenge. As always, there is a trick.For those that want to get straight to chase - see the solution vid...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:43:00 PDT
How to Design an Impossible Puzzle https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-an-Impossible-Puzzle/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:45:24 PDT
Pocket-Sized Ballista https://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Ballista/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:55:41 PDT
Universal Card Game Scorer https://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Card-Game-Scorer/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2019 06:20:38 PDT
How to Make the Centrifugal Equation Box (That We Made for Mr. Puzzle!) https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Centrifugal-Equation-Box-That-We-M/
How to Make the Centrifugal Equation Box (That We Made for Mr. Puzzle!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/G5BL/JT91J948/F6NG5BLJT91J948.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/G5BL/JT91J948/F6NG5BLJT91J948.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/G5BL/JT91J948/F6NG5BLJT91J948.SMALL.jpg secretstashbros First off we want to give a big shoutout to the YouTuber: Mr. Puzzle for solving our Gravitron Puzzle over on his YouTube Channel. (Even though at the time of writing this he hasn't published it yet. We'll have the link HERE once he posts it.) This puzzle is a weird combination of both an impact act...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:33:40 PDT
Retro Pocket Game Console https://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Handheld-Game-Console/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2019 23:43:33 PST
Dungeons and Dragons Paper Miniatures (Pathfinder, Warhammer, etc.) https://www.instructables.com/id/Dungeons-and-Dragons-Paper-Miniatures-Pathfinder-W/
Dungeons and Dragons Paper Miniatures (Pathfinder, Warhammer, etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/JRX0/JT4TQSX6/F1HJRX0JT4TQSX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/JRX0/JT4TQSX6/F1HJRX0JT4TQSX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/JRX0/JT4TQSX6/F1HJRX0JT4TQSX6.SMALL.jpg In The Kitchen With Matt In this instructable I will show you how to make awesome Dungeons and Dragons Paper Miniatures. The same idea could be used with Pathfinder or Warhammer or any other type of role playing game that uses minis, not just D&D minis. I love playing Dungeons and Dragons. I grew up playing D&D with my brot...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:26:55 PDT
Battle Boats https://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Boats/
Battle Boats - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/FIUR/JSUP176X/FC5FIURJSUP176X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/FIUR/JSUP176X/FC5FIURJSUP176X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/FIUR/JSUP176X/FC5FIURJSUP176X.SMALL.jpg noahcuff A portable version of Battleship that can be made using an Altoids tin. *Warning: Hot Glue Gun, Plexi-Glass, and Utility Knife can be harmful for child use.*Materials Required:2 Empty Altoids TinsClear Plexiglass2 Ultra Fine Tip Dry Erase MarkersCardboardTools Required:Hot Glue GunUtility KnifePri...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2019 07:06:57 PST
Build Your Own Blues Harmonica Microphone https://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Blues-Harmonica-Microphone/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2019 16:20:43 PST
Wooden Chainsaw Toy https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chainsaw-Toy/
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Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:14:20 PST
Winged Guitar Stand https://www.instructables.com/id/Winged-Guitar-Stand/
Winged Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WUCH/JSITNYX8/FGEWUCHJSITNYX8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WUCH/JSITNYX8/FGEWUCHJSITNYX8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WUCH/JSITNYX8/FGEWUCHJSITNYX8.SMALL.jpg gravitino My daughter has recently discovered a love and talent for music. She's been delving into singing, songwriting, and guitar. She likes acoustic driven country and folk music, and is slowly discovering her own voice. Since she's a teenager, she's also discovering her own personal style, and music is a ...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:25:37 PST
Nintendo 64 Battery-Free Internal Rumble https://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-64-Battery-Free-Internal-Rumble/
Nintendo 64 Battery-Free Internal Rumble - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/WX8E/JSC1ZBBH/FA4WX8EJSC1ZBBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/WX8E/JSC1ZBBH/FA4WX8EJSC1ZBBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/WX8E/JSC1ZBBH/FA4WX8EJSC1ZBBH.SMALL.jpg mason_CO This Instructable is my entry in the Remix Contest, inspired by PhantomAura's Nintendo 64 Controller Internal Rumble Mod.There are several key differences with my variation. The main difference is that it still relies on connecting the rumble pak externally, but I thought this made sense given that ...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:41:07 PST
Toy Car Wheels From Soda Cans https://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Car-Wheels-From-Soda-Cans/
Toy Car Wheels From Soda Cans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/P4E8/JSAOUZMM/FZBP4E8JSAOUZMM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/P4E8/JSAOUZMM/FZBP4E8JSAOUZMM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/P4E8/JSAOUZMM/FZBP4E8JSAOUZMM.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha These wheels cost nothing, look good and are easy to make, so if you need some- flip to the next step and I'll show you how to make them. I came up with this idea when thinking on how to utilize the waste parts of aluminium soda cans form my previous project. Remember, when I made those Kusudama B...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:53:44 PST
Caged Golf Ball Puzzle https://www.instructables.com/id/Caged-Golf-Ball-Puzzle/
Caged Golf Ball Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QCRC/JS8UG0K0/F2TQCRCJS8UG0K0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QCRC/JS8UG0K0/F2TQCRCJS8UG0K0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QCRC/JS8UG0K0/F2TQCRCJS8UG0K0.SMALL.jpg mtairymd A burr puzzle, also known as an interlocking puzzle, consists of notched pieces of wood, plastic or metal that when put together creates a three-dimensional shape. The burr puzzle shown here is a modified version that was part of a prize pack from Instructables for a puzzle contest I entered a while...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2019 17:32:25 PST
Fake Electrical Outlet https://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Electrical-Outlet/
Fake Electrical Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/93ZI/JRYTQEE1/FNU93ZIJRYTQEE1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/93ZI/JRYTQEE1/FNU93ZIJRYTQEE1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/93ZI/JRYTQEE1/FNU93ZIJRYTQEE1.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD You may have seen a fake electrical outlet and not even known that you had. The first one I saw was a sticker on the wall of an airport. I saw someone walk up, get out their laptop, and tried to plug it in. They walked away to find a real electrical outlet. I inspected the sticker and saw that i...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2019 07:34:37 PST
Secret Dual USB Data Vault https://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Dual-USB-Data-Vault/
Secret Dual USB Data Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/LFLT/JRKZ5ZK7/FJKLFLTJRKZ5ZK7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/LFLT/JRKZ5ZK7/FJKLFLTJRKZ5ZK7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/LFLT/JRKZ5ZK7/FJKLFLTJRKZ5ZK7.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian Entering the correct combination on ths drive allows you to depress the button on the rear of the drive to extend the USB 3 plug for insertion into the USB port on a computer and look at the information contained on a 32Gb memory stick...At least that is what everyone will think.. However entering t...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2019 17:35:33 PST
Knex and Origami Flapping Bird Automata https://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-and-Origami-Flapping-Bird-Automata/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2019 13:20:34 PST
Modern Dollhouse Made From Plywood. https://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Dollhouse-Made-From-Plywood/
Modern Dollhouse Made From Plywood. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/8TA7/JROTVTVL/FNX8TA7JROTVTVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/8TA7/JROTVTVL/FNX8TA7JROTVTVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/8TA7/JROTVTVL/FNX8TA7JROTVTVL.SMALL.jpg Dutch shed woodshop Welcome back. This time i'm building a modern style dollhouse for my daughter's birthday. she turned 5 years old(young) last week. enjoy the build and if you have any questions about this project. please ask! This modern dollhouse is made from 9mm, 12mm and 18mm plywood. (3/4") The two sidewalls a...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2019 16:48:22 PST
DIY Cardboard Dancing Robot https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Dancing-Robot/
DIY Cardboard Dancing Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/2XVL/JROTE3ZD/FF82XVLJROTE3ZD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/2XVL/JROTE3ZD/FF82XVLJROTE3ZD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/2XVL/JROTE3ZD/FF82XVLJROTE3ZD.SMALL.jpg Slendy_58 Hey guys, I'm Angelo, a form 4 student studying at HK, today I'm gonna show you to make a cardboard dancing robot based on some parts on the OTTO robot and its arduino program. So what are you waiting for? Let's start building! 1- arduino nano board x12- arduino shield board x13- cardboard box x14...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2019 07:42:23 PST
Cardboard Spinning PT-17 Stearman https://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Spinning-PT-17-Stearman/
Cardboard Spinning PT-17 Stearman - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XX66/JROTXK0E/FGZXX66JROTXK0E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XX66/JROTXK0E/FGZXX66JROTXK0E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/XX66/JROTXK0E/FGZXX66JROTXK0E.SMALL.jpg RyeFlight42 One of my favorite things to do as a kid involved taping a motor and battery to a piece of wood, attaching a propeller and string, and hanging it from the ceiling. I spent many happy hours watching my airplanes flying in endless circles above my head.Recently I found one of my old plastic propellers...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2019 06:34:45 PST
How to Make a R/C Mini F35S, Mr.K's Hangar Style, Instructable Edition. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-RC-Mini-F35S-MrKs-Hangar-Style-Instr/
How to Make a R/C Mini F35S, Mr.K's Hangar Style, Instructable Edition. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/LWKO/JRKYU290/F7WLWKOJRKYU290.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/LWKO/JRKYU290/F7WLWKOJRKYU290.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/LWKO/JRKYU290/F7WLWKOJRKYU290.SMALL.jpg Khang Nguyen MrK F35S is 1:21 ratio to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.This is one of my best design so far so I decided to share it with the community so that everyone can enjoy this fun little plane.After extensive testing, this is actually version 5.1, I have mastered this design where you can build thi...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2019 08:04:37 PST
DIY Air Hockey Table Top https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Hockey-Table-Top/
DIY Air Hockey Table Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0LRR/JR4TYE8G/FB60LRRJR4TYE8G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0LRR/JR4TYE8G/FB60LRRJR4TYE8G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0LRR/JR4TYE8G/FB60LRRJR4TYE8G.SMALL.jpg Yohei Fukuma 家庭用エアホッケー台を設計&製作してみましたので過程を共有致します。動機:元々50x30cm程度の製品を購入しそこそこ楽しめていたのですけど、最近仕事やゲームセンターで大型エアホッケーを遊ぶ機会ありとても面白く、180 x 90 cmサイズなエアホッケーテーブルを、ホームセンターと100均の素材で作ってみることにしました。市販の大型&素敵なエアホッケー台はとても高額で重い様子。業務用だとさらに重く、設置後の移動も大変そうでした。http://amzn.asia/d/2xDlJm6http://amzn.asia/d/5U5oSDZ エアホッケーをDIYするにあたり下記URLなどを参考にさせ...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:56:10 PST
DIY Montessori Dressing Frames for Practical Life Skills https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Montessori-Dressing-Frames-for-Practical-Life-/
DIY Montessori Dressing Frames for Practical Life Skills - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/JO4R/JR4WM1MI/FWPJO4RJR4WM1MI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/JO4R/JR4WM1MI/FWPJO4RJR4WM1MI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/JO4R/JR4WM1MI/FWPJO4RJR4WM1MI.SMALL.jpg babybayrs In 2018, I won the biggest lottery of my life. That is, my son was drawn by lottery to take one of the two openings of Montessori school in the district on public basis.Upon first visit of the classroom, I was impressed by the didactic materials and classroom environment. I thought we were lucky to...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2019 06:02:46 PST
Very Easy Rollerblade Wheels Rubber Band Car https://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-Rollerblade-Wheels-Rubber-Band-Car/
Very Easy Rollerblade Wheels Rubber Band Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/C2S9/JQWT2JRR/FA7C2S9JQWT2JRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/C2S9/JQWT2JRR/FA7C2S9JQWT2JRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/C2S9/JQWT2JRR/FA7C2S9JQWT2JRR.SMALL.jpg Patsakorn I will upgrade the antique toys that were played when I was a child. At that time, we used thread tubes to do together. In this era, tubes, beautiful thread tubes are rare. So I changed to use the Rollerblade wheel. Rollerblade wheel 2 PC.Thread Tape (Use only tape cores)CandleRubber band Woode...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:27:38 PST
Make Your Own Art Toy https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Art-Toy/
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Wed, 9 Jan 2019 07:46:42 PST
X-Pong Table: Four Person Circular Ping Pong Table https://www.instructables.com/id/X-Pong-Table-Four-Person-Circular-Ping-Pong-Table/
X-Pong Table: Four Person Circular Ping Pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XNOR/JPADIT3A/FCQXNORJPADIT3A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XNOR/JPADIT3A/FCQXNORJPADIT3A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/XNOR/JPADIT3A/FCQXNORJPADIT3A.SMALL.jpg NathanR152 Hope you enjoy my tutorial and explanation for X-Pong: The New Ping Pong I created this in order to submit it to a contest. However, when a contest that worked for it came out, this table was ineligible because It was published before the start. I was so disappointed.I did all that work and then w...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2018 15:30:18 PST