The Best of Instructables Volume I (PDF)

The Best of Instructables Volume I (PDF)

This book is a collection of over 10,000 articles from makers and DIY enthusiasts around the globe.

$20.99

In just three years, Instructables.com became one of the hottest destinations for makers and DIY enthusiasts of all stripes. Makers from around the globe post how-to articles on a staggering variety of topics -- from collecting rainwater for lawn care to hacking toy robots to extracting squid ink.

Now, with more than 10,000 articles, the Instructables staff and editors of Make: magazine -- with help from the Instructables community -- have put together a collection of solid, time- and user-tested technology and craft projects from the site. The Best of Instructables Volume 1 includes plenty of clear, full-color photographs, complete step-by-step instructions, as well as tips, tricks, and new build techniques you won't find anywhere else -- even material never seen before on Instructables.

Some of the more popular how-to articles include:

  • The LED Throwie -- magnetized electronic graffiti that's become a phenomenon
  • How to craft beautiful Japanese bento box lunches
  • Innovative gaming hacks, such as how to add LED lights and custom-molded buttons to a video game controller
  • New twists on personal items, such as the Keyboard Wallet, the Electric Umbrella, and stuffed animal headphones

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