Welcome to the Metal Contest, where metal enthusiasts gather to showcase their incredible projects! This captivating contest is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship, where participants bring their ideas to life using the versatile medium of metal. From small-scale sculptures to functional masterpieces, this event is a treasure trove of innovative creations.

Imagine the symphony of clinking tools, the rhythmic hum of machinery, and the faint scent of metal in the air. Talented artists and inventors from far and wide gather, armed with their welding torches and metalworking tools, to unveil their unique projects. Each creation is a testament to the ingenuity and dedication of its maker, blending technical skills with artistic flair.

Whether it's a beautifully intricate sculpture or a practical yet elegant metalwork, the projects on display will leave you in awe. Join us in the Metal Contest, where passion and imagination merge with the durability and versatility of metal, resulting in stunning works that will inspire and delight.

Find a way to incorporate Fusion 360 into your creation process for a change at the Judges Prize!

Check out our past Metal Contests to see the variety of winning entries!

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Grand Prize

39 Entries
20 Prizes

Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • $500 Gift Card

Judges Prize - Fusion 360

One Judges Prize winner for using Fusion 360 will receive:

  • $300 Gift Card

First Prize

Three First Prize winners will receive:

  • $300 Gift Card

Second Prize

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

  • $100 Gift Card

Runner Up

Ten Runner Up winners will receive:

  • $50 Gift Card
How It Works

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 Jun 12, 2023 and Aug 7, 2023 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Metal Contest. 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.


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 notified and announced here on the contest page.