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
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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
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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: 35,104comments: 48
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: 5,861comments: 14
Sawfish, DIY foam kayak, build a functional light weight boat from stuff found only in the hardware store
Kayaking has become a popular activity here in the US and around the world. I am on a FB page dedicated to kayaking (church of the double bladed pa…
posted by rowerwet on Jul 27, 2015
views: 44,833comments: 42
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: 5,254comments: 6
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: 6,704comments: 14
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: 6,336comments: 15
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: 7,149comments: 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: 5,373comments: 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: 9,417comments: 23
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: 2,606comments: 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: 7,216comments: 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: 6,058comments: 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: 4,952comments: 8
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: 3,446comments: 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: 45,786comments: 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: 9,137comments: 14
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: 165,214comments: 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: 7,224comments: 7
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: 3,805comments: 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: 17,088comments: 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: 9,198comments: 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: 3,280comments: 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: 3,072comments: 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: 49,590comments: 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: 64,598comments: 28
How To Put Square Cabinets In A Round Bus
In an ongoing saga of my school bus conversion, my first choice for kitchen and over head cabinets was to make them. Older school buses have round…
posted by rovingcraftshop on Oct 1, 2014
views: 11,350comments: 23
Water Wheel from Plastic Bottles
This outdoor parent-child project is big fun and has educational aspects: a water wheel from reused bottles and branches is turning in a river's cu…
posted by openproducts on Sep 22, 2014
views: 25,749comments: 10
Building a Cedar Strip Kayak
Sometimes I like to get on the water by myself and sometimes a canoe will suit me just fine. Other times the weather is not suitable for a canoe, t…
posted by jimmar57 on Sep 9, 2014
views: 146,832comments: 69
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Living in Cambridge near the historical Charles river and watching people kayak down it's length, I nurtured a growing desire to be able to interac…
posted by pdaniel7 on Aug 16, 2014
views: 7,483comments: 8
Repair Termite Eaten Dinghy Transom
We haven’t really used this dinghy much in Vizag, the water here is just too polluted (and smells of ammonia and sulphur) to want to go sailing in…
posted by vu2aeo on Jul 31, 2014
views: 2,960comments: 3
Victorian style longboard dancer "Victoria"
(However I didn't captured every step when i made this board and it's been quite a while a go I made it, I will try to describe the steps as comp…
posted by Dave A on Jul 7, 2014
views: 7,000comments: 8
River Radio- Floating Stereo that ROCKS!
A few years back a friend wanted me to build a floating stereo for his yearly lazy river trip. We didn't have the funds at the time but since I op…
posted by hamsammy on Jun 29, 2014
views: 19,506comments: 17
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights
Introduction:This Instructable will detail the process I went through while building my very own Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device [AKA the “…
posted by ThrowingChicken on Jun 16, 2014
views: 112,940comments: 51
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two smal…
posted by pzwing on Jun 3, 2014
views: 12,961comments: 9
Getting around in Minecraft
There are a few ways to find your way around in the game. You can just wander around, keep track of your coordinates, craft up a boat, or even zoo…
posted by Penolopy Bulnick on May 30, 2014
views: 15,136comments: 14
Survival Fishing Kit
In this instructable I will be teaching you how to build a compact self contained fishing kit that is perfect for a survival kit and could mean the…
posted by Matt2 Silver on May 19, 2014
views: 27,445comments: 9
Simple Automatic Chicken Coop Door
In this Instructable I'll be showing how to make an easy automatic chicken coop door opener. For anyone who keeps chickens, the ever present threat…
posted by lonesoulsurfer on May 12, 2014
views: 94,973comments: 78
Maker Family Projects
Here at Instructables we love getting the whole family involved in making! Our authors have created tutorials for playdough, outdoor water playgrou…
posted by jessyratfink on May 9, 2014
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Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed
My son wanted a special bed, and none were available (for less than $2000-$3000 dollars).  My son is a giant, at 4'6" and 80 lbs in 1st gr…
posted by duggerpato on Mar 14, 2014
views: 8,799comments: 8
Planter crates without screws
Here you can create planters without any hammering or screwing. The connection as well as the grips are completely made of rope, providing a uni…
posted by J_Boi on Apr 3, 2014
views: 9,511comments: 3
Homemade Pontoon Boat
UPDATE:  The canopy was too weak and a strong wind knocked it over, luckily I have some materials to build a new and improved one. This one will co…
posted by Dr. Lazer Monkey on Mar 27, 2014
views: 45,999comments: 25
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction
The "Stitch and Glue" method of boat construction is one of the most popular methods of plywood boat construction today. It allows for easy test fi…
posted by Z.Backas on Jul 26, 2011
3.68 (1 ratings) views: 63,456comments: 22
Turntable made of 100y old german oak
This Instructable is part of a series of projects, like how to design a preamp for vinyl record amplifying -- RIAA Equalization how to c…
posted by Marc_Escobaem on Feb 21, 2014
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With one hour of work, you can have a boomerang that actually comes back. It's like magic. This design was inspired by a book I used to check out …
posted by solobo on Feb 10, 2014
views: 37,771comments: 43
Gravy Recipe
My gravy recipe will make a delicious sauce made from the pan drippings that are created when you roast meat. This is an Instructable on making a t…
posted by noahw on Sep 25, 2008
4.68 (6 ratings) views: 184,155comments: 39
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe
A practical account of my experiences and a brief guide to building a cedar strip canoe. It includes links to stories of using the canoe for wilder…
posted by jimmar57 on Jul 19, 2013
views: 580,800comments: 78
DIY high resolution 3D DLP printer (3D SLA printer)
Hello World (skip the first two pages to go directly to the build) Please like my brand new facebook page to stay up to date of my new projects and…
posted by TristramBudel on Jul 14, 2013
views: 1,756,899comments: 189
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light
This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these mys…
posted by M.Hawse on Jul 6, 2013
views: 21,782comments: 4