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Published: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:39:25 PDT


Paper Mache Helmet

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:36:31 PDT

(image) This is the technique that I used to make the helmet for my Poseidon costume. I really liked the results. it's pretty strong and looks pretty realistic in person.U could easily use this technique to make just about any mask or helmet.Before I get started first and foremost I need to give credit wher...
By: Cullenjmoore

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DIY Home Automation Internet/Cloud Controlled (MQTT, IoT, From Anywhere in the World)

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:30:37 PDT

(image) IT'S ACTUALLY INTERNET CONTROLLED NOT LIKE OTHER VAGUE PROJECTS... NOT WIFI ITS OVER INTERNET...IoT the most discussed subject in the world right now!! Cloud servers and services making this possible is the attraction point of today's world...RULING OUT THE DISTANCE BARRIER was and is the aim!!So no...
By: Abhrodeep Chanda

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Wireless Display Using Arduino (Improved Version)

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:19:02 PDT

(image) In this era of Bluetooth, WiFi and IoT we are somewhere forgetting the old Radio frequency modulations used to transmit data wireless. Here I'm presenting a very simple wireless data link between a computer/laptop and an Arduino uno which can display the data sent from the computer terminal wirel...
By: rjawale

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:43:01 PDT

(image) Happy Halloween from the Monster-Handlers at Big Blue Bubble! Follow the instructions below to carve your own spooky Grumpyre-O-Lantern. Supplies To make your own Grumpyre head jack-o-lantern you’ll need 2 pumpkins, scissors, tape, a light, a sharp knife, and a Grumpyre stencil! You can download ...
By: Big Blue Bubble

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Customize Boon With Doll Eyes

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:36:16 PDT

(image) At the first Maker Faire in Lille, my wife saw a tiny dinosaur very cute, and it was Boon from 3dkitBash.She wanted to have this toy and add it to the todo list for our first 3d Printer. (you can get the model from here : ).Another model on the 3...
By: FishK

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Turn Your Old Speaker in Smart Speaker With Raspberry Pi

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:15:37 PDT

(image) Have you ever wanted a speaker that could stream it’s own music? What about one that’s connected to Spotify, Google Music and SoundCloud? AirPlay support sound good? In this project I’ll show you how to get just that with an old speaker and a Raspberry Pi.You’ll need basic electronics skills but oth...
By: Rishik45

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DINternet IoT Controller

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:13:31 PDT

(image) IoT DIN Rail Controller, part of my DINternet Network project. Easy to use, flexible and clean DIN Rail installation.Usable as a standalone device or as a slave device in a multi-unit setup, this versatile device brings wireless monitoring and automation to your home network.In recent months and yea...
By: craighissett

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How to Create a Printable 3D Designed Keychain Using SelfCAD

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:55:43 PDT

(image) This instructable is meant for the beginners in 3D modeling and also to the experts who want to create complex models using SelfCAD software. There are many 3D printing tutorials online, but they move fast and skip the basics. This instructable will walk you step-by-step on how to make a 3D model ...
By: Sammy50

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Arduino and NRF24L01

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:58:31 PDT

(image) The reason behind this short learning curve:My son likes to be shut away in his room away from the rest of the noisy family. His mum needs his presence from time to time to help with his autistic brother and meals etc. He asked me about having something in his room that would save his mum going up a...
By: DonX-Developer

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Control Remoto 418 Mhz Con Demultiplexor 74ls154

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:30:02 PDT

(image) Hola amigos, en este proyecto les voy a mostrar como realizar un control remoto de 418 mhz, no va hacer falta ningún microcontrolador, ni programar nada. Ideal para proyectos de domótica, robótica, etc.La transmisión está cifrada por 8 bit, lo cual le otorga seguridad, esto se logra con los circuito...
By: CarlosVoltT

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How to Make Tortilla Migas

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:35:09 PDT

(image) In this instructable I will show you how to make lunch tortilla Migas. Migas is an authentic tortilla recipe. There are many varieties of Migas that are actually a different dish. Migas is made in Spain, Portugal but also Mexico. The Spanish and Portuguese version uses bread and meat in it while th...
By: thetortillachannel

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Hide in Food Container or Kitchen Container

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:23:30 PDT

(image) My Equipment Details :Food Container / Kitchen ContainerPaperScissorGumPuffed Rice / Any Containable food like Rice, Suger etc... Take a Food or Kitchen Container Clean It's Outer Paper or Plastic There may have some problem to clean some part you can use a spoon to clean it up Take a P...
By: RajaS48

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HDPE Blocks From Plastic Bottles

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:22:34 PDT

(image) Hi everyone! In this quick instructable I'm gonna show you how to recycle HDPE plastic bottles and jugs to create blocks that can be used in lot of different ways.Every day each of us uses and throws away lot of plastic stuff...let's change this!Dave Hakkens (which I suggest you to follow and check ...
By: manuelmasc

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Ozobot MEGAmap

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:22:11 PDT

(image) Crate a huge map of Ozobots with 6-year-olds! Working in small groups - drawing lines Let the children work in small groups of 3 or 4.Give each group a big piece of carboard and each kid a big black marker.Measures at the edge of the cardboard a few inches of the side and place a dot. Two/side s...
By: CarolineD17

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A Heartbreaked Lamp

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 02:02:18 PDT

(image) Background story:It's a lamp which enjoys himself. Without human interupt, he opens his lid and listens to his favorite music. But when people approach to him at a certain distance, due to a bad memory of previous mater, he tries to hide himself by shutting down its lid, turning off the light and mu...
By: misung

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Build a Cheap Mini Cold Smoker With a Coffee Maker

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:08:47 PDT

(image) Cold smoking is great to infuse food with wood smoke flavour. It differs from hot smoking in that food is not heated by the fire that produces the smoke. Just a couple of minutes of smoking can change dramatically the flavour of sauces, fish, meat, vegetables... You can experiment with different kin...
By: mrgalleta

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How to Make European Style Paper Beads

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:07:38 PDT

(image) This is Part 1 of a two part tutorial in which I show you how to make European style paper beads from my templates. Part 2 (also on Instructables) shows how to finish the beads to take them from plain old paper to something very special. Gather Your Supplies What you will need:Paper bead stripsA ...
By: Gilly

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How to Finish Your European Style Paper Beads

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:50:34 PDT

(image) Making paper beads is a huge passion of mine and I have been experimenting for years with making various shapes and sizes. A couple of years ago I tried to design the perfect European style bead shape and once I was happy with what I was making, I made a template so that it would be easy to standard...
By: Gilly

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Reclaimed Wooden Workbench

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:16:01 PDT

(image) Our garage looked a bit empty at the front, plus my girlfriend and I had a build project coming up and I decided a work bench was needed. We don't have a big garage so I opted for a folding workbench to save space. (Turns out the car fits in the garage even with the workbench stood up, so no need to...
By: EtienneA3

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Yoga Girl - Led Lamp

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:52:45 PDT

(image) Hey geeks, today I finished a new quick project ie: Yoga Girl - Led Lamp. And here is the build log... Design & Engraving I took image 1 and uploaded it to Easel by Inventables and converted it to vector, then generated the GCode file. Using my Home made CNC router I engraved it on 5mm acrylic. T...
By: sisodiakaran

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Natural Dye With Jewelweed

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:10:40 PDT

(image) When I started to spin wool, I ended up with a lot of un-dyed yarn that was a blank canvas full of potential. I took inspiration from the plants that grew in abundance right outside my back door, and tried my hand at dyeing with anything I could get my hands on. Of all the plants I've tried, I had ...
By: embarth

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How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:31:51 PDT

(image) Making Origami Lucky Star's are not too hard to make. These instructions should help you to make Origami Lucky Star's.Equipment you need: 1 10cm strip of paper( any colour ) Step 1 First, start with the strip of paper. Gently wrap it once around your finger and tie it once! After tying it, you ha...
By: RooBul

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How to Make a Ninja Star

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:22:58 PDT

(image) Make a Ninja Star that you can throw for about a metre. HAVE FUN MAKING IT.YOU WILL NEED:2 pieces of A4 paper Step 1 First, you need to fold two pieces of A4 paper in half, to make a long rectangle. Step 2 Second, find the middle of the rectangle and fold it into a triangle for both pieces o...
By: MyaBan

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Glow-Tip Harry Potter Wand

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:08:20 PDT

(image) This is my first Instructable so tell me how it was in the comments. I am also on Thingiverse under any search that basically is "light-up Harry Potter wand" and I think it'll be in the firstfew rows. Also please note that I am totally open to suggestions, mild criticisms, and improvements, but keep...
By: aerospace4

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Sonoff Garage Door Opener

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:48:56 PDT

(image) I have been playing around with the nodemcu devices for some time now but found these Sonoff devices about 6 months ago and have made a number of projects with them now. This project involved a modification so i thought it different than normal and thought i would share it.My need was for a simple ...
By: Kuzmanic

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Light 'Em Up Challenge Lightning Bug

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:20:14 PDT

(image) Ever wanted to make a cute lightning bug on a stick? Well now you can! With this easy step-by-step guide on how to make this project. It even lights up! Gather your materials You need:GlueCopper tapeJumbo Popsicle sticksBlack and white paperScissorsSmall LED light3v button battery Find an outli...
By: AshleaJS

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How to Check That Your Spirit Level Is Accurate

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:10:28 PDT

(image) this is how to check that your spirit level is accurate Step 1 hammer two nails into a piece of timber that is longer than your level Step 2 place the spirit level ontop of the nails Step 3 hammer either nail intill the spirit level is level Step 4 turn the spirit level 180 degrees so th...
By: pricey_co

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How to Strip the Paint From a Valve Cover

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:56:46 PDT

(image) Video tutorial on how to strip the paint from a valve cover. If you are deciding on painting your valve cover or polishing an aluminum cover, then you will need to strip any existing painted finish. Removing the existing paint from a valve cover is extremely important before adding new paint as you ...
By: 4DIYers

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Edgee Pumpkins

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:50:13 PDT

(image) The particular brand of shaving gel I use, comes with an Orange plastic lid, I thought they could be reused for something, then the Halloween and Reclaimed Contests came along. Materials Edge Orange shaving gel lidsLED tea lights from the dollar storeA fine tipped Black SharpieA Mason jarA coffe...
By: john pedersen

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Papercraft Game Tiles

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:48:36 PDT

(image) Making a board game can be a rewarding and informative project. However, creating game pieces that can withstand playtesting can be difficult. Paper pieces alone blow away or become wrinkled. 3D printing and woodworking may take too long or require specialized tools.Papercraft supplies a medium that...
By: DanielP621

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How to Cook a Cob Loaf Spinach Dip

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:50:23 PDT

(image) This is a party food favourite; some would say it’s old fashion but we all have to admit to digging into one when it’s served at a party. To start off we need to make the dip filling. In a large bowl add 2 cups of cream cheese.Mix with a spoon to help soften the cream cheese. Next season with: S...
By: John deCaux

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Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:09:41 PDT

(image) Almost everybody likes chocolate ?. So I decided to make something with pretty much chocolate chocolate chocolate. I give you the Molten CHOCOLATE Lava Cake Heat The most important step is to heat the oven before you do anything else. You need to make sure it has enogh time to get to the temp it...
By: tuellerkn

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DIY Sewing Machine Table on a Budget for Weighted Blankets.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:39:57 PDT

(image) I was told to go buy or make a weighted blanket, as I was told i got Autism!The problem , i struggled with sewing the blanket together as it is a very heavy item to machine stitch and getting straight seams without tangling.I looked online and it was well out of my price range in finding a sewing m...
By: Goliath6

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Wanderer Luminous Heart

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:24:57 PDT

(image) First I'would like to apologize : I'm not a native english speaker so I could make some gramatical mistakes. Truly sorry...Well,Halloween's coming!So the time has come to put all our heart into our work and out of our body preferably.I'll show you a way to create your very own gelatin heart with a ...
By: MimieGudule

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Macabre Cloche

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:19:13 PDT

(image) This was a super simple and fast project. The silk flowers were from a bouquet I've had for years. The skull, snake, and spiders were already part of our Halloween decorations that we usually put on the bookshelves. I found the cloche (a bell- or dome-shaped cover) this year at Target and knew it wo...
By: Swansong

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How to Make a Magic Boat Origami Tutorial

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:14:20 PDT

(image) I'll teach ya how to make a magic boat. EAS 360 Origami Project. Grab your sheet of Origami Paper Pick your favorite color. Fold it Fold it and then unfold it. Fold into center After unfolding, fold it into center to get 4 rectangles or 3 creases. Fold the same the other way So the same ...
By: aaronjlin

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:14:03 PDT

(image) Don't forget the butter!! These pugtatoes are able to be done in 3 diffrent ways to do the eyes, you can use small black beads (middle) the big plastic eyes that are different colors (right) or small black plastic eyes (left)Happy Knitting!!!*********************Supplies:Yarn:(I got red heart super ...
By: zoerainbows

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Pond Heater & De-Icer - Overwintering Fish Pond

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:12:39 PDT

(image) How to make your own homemade Pond De-Icer or Pond heater for cheap?Overwintering your fish pond?An easy way is to turn your Pond pump into a Pond De-icer.Using this system since 2007 and all my fish keep safe.Tested for temperature near to -43 degrees.Steps:1. Material list2. Making your pond de-ic...
By: jardinier

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How I Designed a Marble Pump - 3D-printable and Lego Compatible

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:06:58 PDT

(image) For my godchildren, I developed and 3D-printed a marble pump. The marble pump is compatible with Lego / Duplo bricks and designed to use with Hubelino marble tracks.First I explain you, how I made 3D-printable parts which fit the Duplo bricks.Second I show you, how is designed the marble pump witch ...
By: lomo85

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ESP8266 Weather & KVG Infoscreen

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:41:39 PDT

(image) This is a simple Infoscreen for Weatherforecast via and bus stop live screens for busses in Kiel via "KVG Echtzeitabfahrten".The infoscreen is based on a NodeMCU (ESP8266) and a ILI9341 LCD Display. Parts and Tools Required Parts: NodeMCU Board, contains ESP8266 Wifi Module (AliExpre...
By: basti89

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Wooden Flower Boxes

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:18:37 PDT

(image) I made a couple of flower boxes to give some color outside my bedroom's window. I bought unplaned boards of pine with low cost. It was a simple one-day project and a nice decorative element.Materials: Pine boardsNailsLag ScrewsWashersWall plugs8 mm dowelsSoilFlowersTools:JigsawDrillHammerScrewdriver...
By: tsaouste

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Peanut Butter Balls

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:15:02 PDT

(image) In this instructable I will show you how to make peanut butter balls. This homemade peanut butter balls recipe is easy to make and only requires 4 ingredients. Sure to be a hit at your next party or as a gift for someone special! If I can make these you can make these! Let's get started! Don't forge...
By: In The Kitchen With Matt

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How to Make a Paper Mache (papier Mache) Pope

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:03:14 PDT

(image) Ever wanted your own life sized Pope? Here's how to do it in an overly complicated time consuming way.Materials:Lots of paper (I used newspaper).Paste (I prefer wallpaper paste as it is cheap, easy and contains fungicide)Cardboard tubes from carpets (carpet shops will give these away)ClayPlaster of...
By: LaurenceB23

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Leather Halloween Projects

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:01:55 PDT

(image) Leather is a beautiful material that can be used to craft so many things, especially for Halloween. From masks and helmets to corsets and armor, there are many ways you can use leather to bring the quality of your project up a few notches. Check out these fun projects and find the best way to incorp...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Woodenleather Bag

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:51:11 PDT

(image) When a woodworker decides to make a bag, it has to include wood. A leather bag with wooden sides. It is easy to make and you decide if you want your bag plain or with decorations. I have to say it is addictive. I started with a plain bag to a friend of mine and after the first one I couldn’t stop. I...
By: Amaries

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DIY - Motorcycle Oil Change - 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:34:22 PDT

(image) Difficulty: EasyTool Requirements: EasyTime: Less than 1 hourIn this DIY we're going to take a look at changing the oil on the new (as of 2017) Kawasaki Ninja 650. Thankfully, on this model changing the oil is easier than ever, thanks to an open bottom that makes it unnecessary to remove any fairing...
By: MillennialDIYer

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Leather Business Card Case

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:24:01 PDT

(image) I have been leather crafting since 2010 now - I still have not attempted to wet form ANYTHING that I have made out of leather - up to this point. Crazy right?!Wet forming leather is a relatively basic technique which is commonly used for making knife sheaths and holsters. I have not made any of thos...
By: 3parksdesign

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A Cost Effective Method to Solar Powering My House

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:22:22 PDT

(image) I had been toying with the idea of connecting a couple of solar panels to my ancestral house. However, the constant thought of what the return on investment be kept nagging me and I put it off for quite a few months. The house itself is a 80 year old house and until recently had only a single phase ...
By: rramesh68

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Pumpkin Candle

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:17:11 PDT

(image) Finished project Loading in the Pumpkin Import the pumpkin model from here: Putting Words Into the Pumpkin Place the text in order so it says "Trick" on the top, "or" in the middle, and "Treat" on the bottom.After this make the text so it is not solid ...
By: stcajandre1

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Binary Bead Necklace

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:10:29 PDT

(image) Students learn about the binary code and create a necklace spelling out their name in binary. Step 1: Learn the Binary Code Teach students what binary code is.Binary is extremely important to the computer world. The majority of computers today store all sorts of information in binary form. This l...
By: mssarahcornelius

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