Oak & Acrylic Nixie Clock
I've always been fascinated by how things work, what makes them tick, and it turned into an expensive obsession of taking things apart. I was never…
posted by WhiteClockCompany on Feb 7, 2016
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The Complete Guide to Food in Minecraft
If you're playing Survival mode on Minecraft, you are going to have to eat. You have lots of options when it comes to both meats and vegetation. Th…
posted by Penolopy Bulnick on Feb 4, 2016
views: 6,983comments: 7
MoonPi, the Rain Barrel Kids Play Rocket
Just after Halloween, my 3 year old daughter came to me and announced she wanted to be an astronaut and fly to the moon! She kept talking about fl…
posted by Jagged_path on Feb 2, 2016
views: 3,311comments: 14
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money!
IntroI'm entering this build for the 'zip tie challenge' and the 'brave the elements' contests. It's a boat I made using zip ties with just two she…
posted by PaulA42 on Dec 30, 2015
views: 26,173comments: 63
Airscrew Driven RC Boat
I came across some some horribly low-res old plans, in a language I don't understand, to build a radio-controlled boat that uses a gas airplane mot…
posted by ossum on Jan 24, 2016
views: 24,522comments: 42
A boat from a single 2x4
To get an overview watch the videoSome explanations:First, sorry for my English.I built this boat for a 2x4 contest. The rules said I can use a rea…
posted by StephanP1 on Jan 22, 2016
views: 107,802comments: 132
It has been almost 30 years since I spent a wonderful week in Barbados but I have never forgotten the day that I sailed the Caribbean aboard a 60 f…
posted by THE GOURMET GRANDPA on Jan 14, 2016
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LED Longboard
Are you a college student riding a longboard back to the dorms after a late class? If so, this project is especially for you. If you own a longboar…
posted by jeffmazter406 on Jan 9, 2016
views: 2,683comments: 7
Steampunk Tool-Box for the Engineering Guy
We've made this as a present for a special friend for 27years from the engineering school. He had liked the trumpet box We've made previously. We (…
posted by hobbyman on Dec 27, 2015
views: 9,159comments: 4
Stich & Glue Plywood Canoe
Hi!I developed the urge to build my own canoe/kayak. It took a while to get the courage for the undertaking, and my research took me down several p…
posted by StefanV13 on Dec 26, 2015
views: 41,219comments: 53
DIY Van High Top
The Idea was to find a low-mileage large van and make it into a standing-height, high-ceiling a work vehicle. I couldn't see parting with 40-50K f…
posted by johnowhite on Dec 20, 2015
views: 3,809comments: 3
Convert a Wooden tugboat to liveaboard
The Amador is a classic twin screw wooden river tug about 70' LOA, 19' of beam, and a 6' draft. It was built in 1951 at Broderick, CA, just across…
posted by elking on Dec 13, 2015
views: 26,747comments: 57
Scratch Built Fireball Shooting Tricopter
"Whats this? A scratch built tricopter on Instructables? At a 250 racing size? With 10 inch props? A reliable, smooth and innovative YAW mech? AND …
posted by NanoRobotGeek on Dec 14, 2015
views: 26,068comments: 58
Where are you? Follow your friends with a design map
Ever since I started to use electronic, I have been thinking of how I could make useful projects for non technical people. My parents, for example…
posted by jeanotP1314 on Dec 12, 2015
views: 1,550comments: 5
Make your own Canoe Paddle
I have recently finished building a cedar strip canoe, and had barrels full of thin, small pieces of cedar and ash left over. The pieces of wood we…
posted by cherokeerunning on Dec 8, 2015
views: 3,226comments: 6
How To Make A Boat With Shelving
In this instructable I will show you how to make a wooden boat with shelving. The materials you will need will be: roll of construction paper, 1/2 …
posted by logant3030 on Oct 25, 2015
views: 4,899comments: 8
Malay / Balinese Styled Playhouse
Part of the reason to move in a house with a garden was to be able to build a playhouse for the kids. My father built 2 playhouses for my siblings…
posted by domino88 on Oct 5, 2015
views: 4,258comments: 8
How to clean a canoe after ocean use
Salt water, sunshine, and thousands of miles on a car roof rack can shorten the life of any boat. A hand crafted ultra-light weight or wooden canoe…
posted by thofkne on Oct 4, 2015
views: 3,243comments: 3
Wooden Trumpet Case & Preserver
I bought a small pocket trumpet from ebay. It came and turned out to be a nice instrument which I'd like to keep. Sorry for me, it lacked the origi…
posted by hobbyman on Sep 27, 2015
views: 2,568comments: 3
Outrigger Lashing Buttons
Bicycle innertubes are great for lashing structures together in a hurry. These big buttons let you do it even faster because you don't have to wrap…
posted by TimAnderson on Aug 16, 2006
4.21 (4 ratings) views: 6,829comments: 10
Vertical Kayak Storage
I have a 13-foot kayak and a crowded garage, and horizontal storage (using a pulley system intended for a bike) was problematic. Luckily my crowded…
posted by mcraghead on Sep 4, 2015
views: 8,961comments: 4
A fun little project for a leisurely summer day. Acquire the building materials This build will need: (1) beach chair (I got mine from ALDI) (2)…
posted by BryantM on Sep 1, 2015
views: 30,767comments: 18
How to make a knife - The newbie guide.
Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this inst…
posted by EnJoneer on Aug 27, 2015
views: 6,948comments: 5
Busy Book
I created a busy book as a gift for a special little girl I know. I figured it would only take a few days. Boy was I wrong! It took me about a mont…
posted by vipercmd on Aug 29, 2015
views: 1,537comments: 5
Pirate Cake
You can make an awesome pirate cake!I saw lots of these on Pinterest, but they were all done with fondant, which I just can't seem to masterI can, …
posted by Judenstein on Aug 23, 2015
views: 807comments: 4
Carving a cedar dugout canoe - The Souquillou Project (1)
The coming months, I've decided to be busy. I've decided to do exactly what a few, well, 'dreamers' in ol' times wanted to avoid at all cost: fight…
posted by bricobart on Aug 16, 2015
views: 40,509comments: 55
Got wind? Got an Hour? Make a Sailboat!
One day, while I was visiting my grandma on a river, it was a really windy day. We got an idea to make a sailboat out of items that we had around t…
posted by dreamcoyote on Aug 10, 2015
views: 7,566comments: 14
Sawfish, an unsinkable, lightweight, foam kayak (23 lbs). Free DIY kayak plans, the hardware store boat
Have you ever stood on the shore and looked out at people boating and wished you could be out there too? I'm one of those people. I have to look at…
posted by rowerwet on Jul 27, 2015
views: 68,821comments: 67
Custom Wooden Composite Fishing Rod Handle
There's nothing so valuable as a piece of personal memorabilia, with all of the history that goes with it, and nothing as sad as when it reaches it…
posted by antagonizer on Jul 14, 2015
views: 6,439comments: 7
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Cane Sword Replica
Welcome to this a replica of Jacob Frye’s eagle cane Instructable collaboration!... this is brought to you by mchau2 and MarikoSusieCane sword, the…
posted by mchau2 on Jun 23, 2015
views: 14,642comments: 29
Speed Control for Hand Drill Press
Search for "Drill Press" on instructables and you'll find hundreds for making a DIY stand to convert a hand drill into a drill press. What they all…
posted by Antzy Carmasaic on Jun 10, 2015
views: 8,040comments: 19
Rubber Band Powered, 3D Printed Race Boat
Zippercraft is a 3D printed, rubber band powered boat. It won the open class Moat Boat Paddle Battle at Maker Faire Bay Area, 2015. It has a very s…
posted by cfishy on May 30, 2015
views: 8,072comments: 3
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space
Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall c…
posted by JJPowelly on May 28, 2015
views: 7,745comments: 8
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino
Here's how to build an autopilot which can steer an RC boat to waypoints! It's easy to build, based on the popular Arduino platform, and great for …
posted by comsa42 on May 25, 2015
views: 17,807comments: 29
Rain Machine
have you ever wanted to film, a movie that occurs in the winter but it was the middle of the summer and not even a single cloud was in the sky?I've…
posted by adarz on May 15, 2015
views: 2,952comments: 6
Build a Mussel Float Boat
This Instructable documents how I built a small sailing boat out of a mussel float, and advice on how to build your own! This project took me about…
posted by cpomeroy2 on May 7, 2015
views: 8,213comments: 7
Wooden bicycle
if you were stuck in a forest what wood you do?wood you build a wooden airplane?wood you build a wooden boat?no! you wood build a wooden bicycle …
posted by bravoechonovember1 on Apr 3, 2015
views: 6,619comments: 18
Splitting black locust logs with wedges
Once a tree has been cut into logs, many species have straight enough grain that you can split them with wedges. I'll go through the steps below. T…
posted by ajtarnas on Mar 22, 2015
views: 5,541comments: 9
A Fun DIY Amplifier- The Monstrocity- The Organ Donor Project Part 3
In this instructable I'll explain how I designed and built a fun little battery powered amplifier from recycled materials and a handful of electron…
posted by Chuck Stephens on Mar 6, 2015
views: 3,718comments: 1
How to Build a Wood Sailboat
I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I thought I'd build a boat. It's got classic li…
posted by captainskully on Jan 15, 2015
views: 54,754comments: 26
Monkey's Fist Tablecloth Weights
Strong gusts and wind bursts can be a nuisance on nice summer picnics or outdoor entertainments. One easy and elegant solution is to hang weights a…
posted by keremulu on Jan 15, 2015
views: 10,042comments: 15
Two Canoes and a Crazy Idea
The idea began with a book I never read called The Six Hour Canoe. The idea of building a canoe in a short period of time seemed to open up the pos…
posted by Dr. Joe on Jan 9, 2015
views: 172,411comments: 73
Kayak rudder
I set out to make a simple rudder that did not cost the typical $250 but at the same time was a bit more effective than a plank on a stick. This wa…
posted by yakhack on Jan 2, 2015
views: 10,699comments: 8
Mason Jar Squirrel Feeder
I decided this year I was going to be making Christmas gifts for my friends and family. My neighbor enjoys watching the squirrels play in her yard…
posted by Michael C on Dec 26, 2014
views: 5,099comments: 6
Rustic 6 Person Dining Table and Chairs made from pallets
Here is step by step guide to how I designed and built a beautiful looking dinning table/desk with chairs. It cost under $350 (AU) and I only used …
posted by DIY_DAVE on Dec 24, 2014
views: 18,292comments: 11
Slouch beanie hat made from recycled T-Shirts
Can't knit? Can't crochet? Not a problem. If I can do this, you can do this. As someone who owns a small library of everything one might need to le…
posted by WUVIE on Dec 11, 2014
views: 10,956comments: 12
Rocking Drakkar
Being a godfather is far from easy.For his first birthday I wanted to offer my little friend something special. Something he would remember the res…
posted by bricobart on Dec 1, 2014
views: 3,674comments: 24
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf
Put some character onto your blank wall by filling up space and displaying your knickknacks! Find Your Materials I used 6 bed slats that I had …
posted by az√ľkiBEAN on Nov 13, 2014
views: 3,456comments: 6
The Ultimate Kayak Hauler and Rooftop Tent Camper.
I love to camp and go fishing with the family, but we do things a bit more extreme. We used to backpack miles in and set up camp. That is a bit har…
posted by to'bryant on Oct 27, 2014
views: 53,421comments: 34
Handy Pop-up Trunk Shelf
My SUV is great, the third row seat gives me plenty of room for my kids and their friends but it makes for a short trunk area. That leaves two opt…
posted by Beetlesmart on Oct 18, 2014
views: 125,501comments: 35