Instructables

Instructables is a website specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects, which other users can comment on and rate for quality. It was created by Eric Wilhelm and Saul Griffith and launched in August 2005. Instructables is dedicated to step-by-step collaboration among members to build a variety of projects. Users post instructions to their projects, usually accompanied by visual aids, and then interact through comment sections below each Instructable step as well in topic forums.
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  • Millennials love Halloween. What does this mean for brands?

    … of millennials have a strong desire to make their own products. “Halloween is the original DIY holiday,” said Mike Warren, Instructables community manager. “A lot of people like to express themselves through costumes, and they can create anything they want — from small decorations to really elaborate costumes.” Consider, too, the rise of 3D…

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  • Inside Pier 9: why Autodesk and Instructables built the world’s coolest workshop

    … When Autodesk acquired Instructables in 2011, the former was a 30-year-old publicly traded company known largely for its drafting software, AutoCAD. Instructables, on the other hand, was a scrappy web platform fiercely committed to the do-it-yourself ethos that gave us garage bands, the Apple IIC and Burning Man. How could Instructables founder…

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