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Beer Advent Calendar

If you were intrigued by the Whiskey Advent Calendar but thought it too pricy, here’s a project you’ll love. Instructables member mikeasaurus designed an advent calendar that dispenses a different beer every day! He made it as a gift for a friend. The cover is printed, so you can customize it as you wish, or [...]

These Dinos Are Made For Walking

Just because dinosaurs are extinct doesn’t mean they aren’t fashionable -and you can be too, with the help of these amazing heels. Learn how to make your own over on Instructables. Link

Car Sized, Two Person AT-AT Costume

Instructables member stkmach will be able to extract massive quantities of candy while trick-or-treating tonight. His 1:6.5 scale AT-AT costume is so large that he needs the help of another person to pilot it. It’s made of corrugated plastic sheeting over a PVC pipe frame. Link -via Fashionably Geek

Bicycle Chain Knife Handle

Instructables member Vitizop doesn’t provide much explanation, but it looks like he welded a length of bicycle chain to knife blade to replace the original handle. He later wove paracord around the handle to make it easier to grip. Link

Washing Machine Drum Coffee Table

Instructables member msel found a good use for an old washing machine that was ready for the dump. He added some handy features including caster wheels on the bottom and a light in the interior. Link

Extreme Jalapeño Popper Pie

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Instructables member bajablue, the inventor of spaghetti in meatballs, understands this principle. This quiche consists of jalapeño poppers filled with chihuahua cheese and then baked inside a Dutch baby crust. Chorizo adds even more kick to an already spicy pie. Link

Spaghetti in Meatballs

No, not spaghetti and meatballs, but spaghetti inside meatballs! Instructables member bajablue writes, “I do what the voices in my Tool, Tackle & Recipe Boxes tell me to.” And we should all be thankful, for this is the result: meatballs stuffed with mozzarella and angel hair pasta. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Star Wars LEGO Clock

That’s no moon. It’s a clock built by Instructables member YOUgNeek. He used a stencil to mark out the Death Star pattern. Then he pressed white LEGO pieces into the clay to provide backing for the interchangeable minfigs. So although it’s currently a quarter till Boba Fett, he can swap the minifigs to reflect different [...]

How to Make a Rifle Cartridge Case Pen

You can buy a pen like this, but the more ambitious tinkerers among you may try to make their own. Instructables user Mrballeng shows you how to make a reliable click ballpoint pen with two .30-06 cases. Find photos, written instructions and a lengthy video at the link. Link -via Make | Maker’s Website

Origami DNA

Instructables user General Eggs has step-by-step instructions on how to make a model of the double helix. Besides a fun crafting activity, it’s a learning opportunity for biology students. Then it’s only a short step to breeding a race of genetically engineered workers. Link -via Make