Modular origami is a technique that can be used to build some pretty interesting and impressive models of mathematical objects. In modular origami, you combine multiple units folded from single pieces of paper into more complicated forms. The Sonobe unit is a simple example un ...more
This is an awesome joke you can do on an unsuspecting friend or coworker. Learn how to pull a soda prank using Mentos ice cubes. Watch this practical joke how-to video to find out how to carry out the soda prank on someone using a Mentos frozen ice cube and soda. Everyone love ...more
This unbelievable paper craft toy is made of triangles and tape. Unlike origami, it has hinges and can transform to form many different 3D objects.
This cube can be black or white, it is super easy for anyone to make. Watch this video to learn how to make this unbelievable illusion.
Interlock matchsticks to make this cool cube without using glue or tape!
A puzzle of sorts, this paper box toy uses 9 numbered cubes to create an IQ toy that will baffle you.
Ice that sinks? This is a weird trick shown and explained. Blow your mind, and that of your friends. This trick needs rubbing alcohol.
Video: . Learn how to make a paper modular origami magic rose cube instructions. This is a great modular origami model made by 6 units. The cube (box) may transforming easy for few second into paper rose and vice versa. This is a nice origami figure that you can make for val ...more
Want to make a Rubik's Cube just like Erno Rubik? Of course you do, but before you start making all of the intrinsic mechanisms of the classic Cube, maybe you should start out a little simpler. This video tutorial will teach you how to make 2x1x1 Rubik's Cube from Legos. Just ...more
These boxes are inspired by a comment from Imaatfal Avidya on a corkboard post on Platonic polyhedra from sonobe units. Imaatfal was commenting about how the cube and octahedron are related to each other. "There is something cool and special about the platonic solids—there is ...more
Origami is the art of folding paper into cool things. Watch this video to learn how to make an origami paper cube! Start with a full sheet of regular 8.5 by 11 inch paper. Then fold one corner over to make a triangle and a rectangle. Fold the rectangular part of the triangle. ...more
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper cubes with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper cubes from sonob ...more
It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Since two of these posts were on polyhedral versions of M.C. Escher's tessellations, I thought we'd take a look at building a simple tes ...more
Get that Bohemian look this summer with homemade chunky jewelry! In this three-part jewelry making video tutorial, learn how to make a Cubed Herringbone Stitch for bracelets. From Auntie's Beads" "Ladder-stitched cube bead rows work as a foundation to this bracelet. The stitch ...more
Want to make a Rubik's Cube just like Erno Rubik? Of course you do, but before you start making all of the intrinsic mechanisms of the classic Cube, maybe you should start out a little simpler. This video tutorial will teach you how to make professional-looking 1x1 Rubik's Cu ...more
Watch this video to make a crazy cube or 2 crazy stars. You can see that one cube includes exactly 2 stars. Try it! The film's worth seeing.
Here at WonderHowTo we love the rubik's cube. We also love cake decorating. So what better than a rubik's cube cake? It looks somewhat complicated, but it surely can't be as complicated as solving the cube itself! Read now: How to Make a Totally Awesome Rubik's Cube Cake by a ...more
Make your own paper cubes. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper cube with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own color ...more
FK describes how to make a Yoshimoto cube. First, print out the template. Then, trim the paper with scissors along the perimeter and glue the edges into a 3D pyramid. Repeat these steps until you have 48 cubes. Fix 3 pyramids together 16 times. Arrange pyramids in groups. Repe ...more
This is a slow visual explanation on how to make a "flower pattern" on the Rubik's Cube. Very easy to do from the solved position. Just a few turns and that's it.
One lump or two? That was the age-old question with sugar cubes, which used to be a staple of any tea salon or dignified household this side of Downton Abbey. These days sugar isn't really used in cubes much except in bars and restaurants, and that's a shame. Cubes are a lot l ...more
Learn how to make LED ice cubes with this tutorial! Steps: First take LEDs of any color and test it with a small battery. Then take a ice tray and a strip containing holes in which the LEDs can easily fixed. Now take Resin and Hardener solutions and stir them. Now place the LE ...more
chrof Instructables boasts: "This is the most comprehensive step-by-step guide to build an 8x8x8 Led Cube ever published on the intertubes. It will teach you everything from theory of operation, how to build the cube, to the inner workings of the software." Yes, you can make ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a photo cube. This project can be done in a couple of hours and only costs a couple of dollars! To start, you will first get an exact measurement of the width of your wood. After marking these, you will cut the wood using a band saw. Afte ...more
From the blog Insanewiches, the cleverly assembled Rubik's Cubewich: "The Rubik’s Cube has confounded us for years. Maybe the sandwich version of this puzzling brain teaser will do the same. The Rubix Cubewich contains cubes of pastrami, kielbasa, pork fat, salami, and two ty ...more
Make your rubik's cube faster and smoother. Use petroleum jelly.
If you like to work with wood and want to make a fun and challenging project, you can make a cube puzzle. A good tip to keep in mind is that your saw blades are sharp, aligned, and adjusted properly and cutting as straight as possible to get the tightest fit when you are putti ...more
See how to make a Rubik's Cube out of everyday DVD cases. Start out watching this, then go off on your own and see if you can figure it out the rest yourself. If you can solve a Cube, then why can't you build one? Too much for you?
Just when you thought bunnies couldn't get any more adorable comes this chubby wubby inflatable bunny cube. It's like the love child of a bunny and a square! Cute drawn-on beady eyes, a button nose, and perky pink ears that shoot up from its body only add to its sheer adorable ...more
There's something great about sweet, ripe strawberries coated in a bit of hardened chocolate. They're decadent, beautiful, and make for the perfect after-dinner dessert. We love to make them for a group, but are often thrown off by the long and messy process of it all. Then w ...more
Unreal! You have to see this illusion to believe it. Learn how to make this geometric illusion with household materials.
Artist Marshall Astor has made a fully functional Rubik's Cube out of bronze. What? No differentiated, colored sides? How do you play? Apparently there's reasoning behind it. Astor gets deep: "In making a Rubik’s Cube with undifferentiated sides, I was attempting to remove t ...more
Learn how to make modular origami sonobe cube with 6 units video tutorial. What you need: 6 square pieces of paper with different colors Size 9cm x 9cm. Duration: 5 minutes Difficulty: Easy Video: .
This two part video will show you how to make the Japanese 8 in 2 patter, an important part of making a chainmail cube. This tutorial will show you exactly how to make this cool metal cube and walk you through the process step by step. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make your own chain ...more
Check out this video from Make Magazine! Watch Action Girl and Bre Pettis show you how to make a Rubik's Cube out of dice, magnets and epoxy. Interestingly enough, the first Rubik's Cube ever was made with magnets! We found inspiration in Gfixler'and Burzvingion's instructions ...more
Want a knitting project that looks really impressive and complex but is actually much simpler than it appears? Then this hexagonal illusion cube blanket, made with an array of variously colored hexagons. The blanket is made of 100% wool, so it's perfect for covering up and the ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to do a variety of very cool tricks. In the first, you will appear to solve a jumbled Rubik's cube in less than two seconds by jumping up and magically moving the pieces into place. In the second, learn how to stack dice like in a video game. The th ...more
How To : DIY Alcohol Monitoring Ice Cubes, Plus How to Make Tetris-Shaped Ones That'll Make You Drink More
If you're like me (and everybody else probably), you probably have a few nights of reckless drinking that you wish your could take back, or at least turn down a notch. Just by drinking a little slower or only consuming one kind of alcohol might have made it a more memorable n ...more
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to make a chainmail cube. This is a simple pattern that takes a long time to complete, but creates an impressive design that differs from jewelry and armor chainmail projects. This metalwork cube is satisfying to hold in ones hand.
Did you forget to get a Christmas gift for that niece or nephew who you see once a year? If you're lucky, the Walmart near you may have a Merge Cube in stock. When paired with the 57° North game for the Merge Cube, the mysterious-looking cube offers the possibility of extende ...more
If you know where to get silver sticky paper, then you can make cool looking Rubik's Cubes. Spice it up. Don't just solve it, solve it in style.
If you and your friends love to solve different kinds of Rubik's cubes, and you want to play a prank on one or more of those friends, this video will show you how. It will teach you how to take apart a 4x4 Rubik's Cube with a core and put it back together without the core, so ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make your rubik's cube spin more easily. Enjoy!
This is a quick video tutorial that shows how to make a cube out of seven triangles. Learn how to fold, cut, and weave triangular paper strips together to make a paper cube. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a cube out of triangular paper strips. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a cube out ...more
Don't drink this! This is another one of our favorite science meets magic anti-gravity tricks. Ever see an ice cube sink? Don't think so! If ever you do, don't dare take a sip. The magic behind this trick is not the ice cube, but the "water". All you need is rubbing alcohol ...more
In Italian, the word affogato means "drowned." Kind of a morbid name for such a delicious goodie, right? But there's a reason it's called that. For those of you not in the know, affogato is a coffee-based treat usually consisting of a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream "dro ...more
if you love the valve puzzle game portal but don't have the money to buy expensive merchendise, you came to the right place. here you will learn how to make your own companion Cube just from a printed template Step 1: Print the Template You can get the free template here. Ju ...more
This week, Bre Pettis teams up with Mitch Altman and George Shammas to make a little 3x3x3 cube made of little LED lights that you can program with any kind of animation that you like.
Want to display those Cubes of yours? Well, display them with honor and build your own stands. See how.
Make a basic tri-fold wallet out of duct tape, but add two extra flaps that let it fold out into a cube. And each cube face has the square box pattern associated with Rubik's Cubes, so it looks like an actual toy when you unfold it. You can make the whole thing just using a fe ...more
Want a perfectly clear ice cube for your beverages? While it doesn't change much besides the look, it can impress your house guests. Make crystal clear ice cubes with these simple steps. Step 1: Fill a pot Fill a pot with filtered water. Place it on the stove and turn the h ...more
In order to make a multi-colored paper cube, you will need the following: 6 pre-made folded squares, which can be found separately. Make 2 of each color. You will need 3 different colors. Slide the flap of one square into the slit of another square. Place the 3rd color's flap ...more
Here is the pattern you all have wanted to make in those Rubik's Cubes collecting dust in your closet -- the "C" pattern. Not only can you see how to do it here, but you can also feel like a gangster while you watch.
Trick your friends into thinking you've found an anomaly in the egg carton! Check out this instructional magic video to learn how to make a cubic egg ice cube that will surprise everyone. Just follow along with the easy step by step process in this tutorial to make your own cu ...more
If you have two junk Rubik's Cubes, then why not put them together? This is only for when you are getting bored solving the regular Rubik's Cube. Don't try this newbies, because you can't handle it.
Here is the movie trailer for the amazingly clever indie film "Cube"
This is a tutorial on how to make a Siamese cube. You will need these two things to make a Siamese cube: two rubik's cubes and strong glue. Take one row off of each cube but make sure the colors "fit in good"--which is open to interpretation, huh? You may want to use old rubik ...more
This video will show you how you can fill up your Adjusta Cube ice maker with water in your refrigerator, and make ice cubes even if it's not hooked up to a water supply. Video: .
One thing hosts overlook is presentation. It's all about presentation. And one of the easiest ways to delight your friends and guests is with ice cubes. No, not the ones sitting in your ice tray, the one's you're about to make. The tiny details are the best way to have a succe ...more
Check out this how-to video for making a Siamese cube. To make a Siamese cube, you will need: glue, two Rubik's cubes, and gloves. Start by taking two layers off of your Rubik's cube. To get more tips on making a Siamese cube, watch the video!