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Fisherman's boots, homemade high wellingtons/wellies for walking in water

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These are my home-made fisherman's boots for walking in the water. You can make them from the items, normally found at home. The price for this creation is somewhere about �3.5 GBP :)

Step 1: What do you need ?

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The idea is simple. Get something, that is waterproof and something that protect your feet from sharp object in the water.

You need :

1. black bags (4-6 pcs)
2. flip-flops (I'm using my "FAKE CROCS" from Primark for �3 GBP)
(If you are going to buy some, buy bigger one. At least one number or two bigger. I'll explain latter...)
3. some strings (I took it from my old shoes)
4. duct tape
5. scissors

There are other 2 tools, I didn't take the picture, but I used them:

6. long tweezers
7. red "stick" for holding the string
 
TN7772 years ago
Hi! Very nice Instructable. Say, I have one question....well, maybe two.... can you wade in them, and can you use regular flip flops?
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You could also put the duct tape on both the inside and outside of the top of the bag then put holes every 3 inches or so then weave the string in and out of the holes. The duct tape will act as a reinforcement so I doesn't rip the bag when you pull the string tight, although your idea may make more of a seal.
I'm not quite sure if you know or not but their called waders or wading boots. =D Ive been looking for a good DIY for waders, so thank you!
bootkidz6 years ago
great idea
canida6 years ago
Nice! That's a great simple solution for those of us who rarely need waders and don't want to shell out for the proper (expensive) variety. It also looks like a fine start for an MCHammer Halloween costume. ;)
notker canida6 years ago
I lold.... but you are right.. nice instructable;)
I just can't touch that , And you are right I seldom need waders but when I do this will work really nice.....Since my old ones seem to have shrunk
Clayton H.6 years ago
flash back from the '80's
ranandero6 years ago
I simply love it, great idea. by the way, where are you in the last picture?
zholy (author)  ranandero6 years ago
Thank you ... I'm in UK, a small river next my place, where I live. My second neighbour always throw rubbish in the water, So I decide to clean it. That's how I came to this idea.