HACK THE PLANET! Well…maybe not the planet. Start smaller and concentrate on hacking your workshop for the Workshop Hacks Challenge! Hack your area and make building easier by creating shortcuts for unnecessary steps in your project, modifying your tools to perform different functions, organizing your supplies in inventive ways, and more.

Demonstrate your workshop tips & tricks and you could be one of the three skilled hackers who will be taking home aDremel High-Performance Rotary Tool Kit with 9 Attachments and 64 Accessories. Hacks are all about making life easier and more efficient, so show off how you avoid getting tripped up in the workshop.

The Workshop Hacks Challenge 2017 is closed.

Grand Prize


Runner Up (15)

Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Nov 20, 2017 and Dec 18, 2017 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Workshop Hacks Challenge 2017. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.