Instructables: exploring - - water - boat Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:46:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 gas powered kayak
gas powered kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz one day I had an idea to make a powered kayak i already had the motor and propeller so I bought a bran new kayak for $450 at gander mountain and started cutting holes in it, my dad freaked out and thought I was a dumb a#$....come to think of it I'm sure he said it out loud lol. the motor I used was ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:36:43 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdaniel7 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 interact with the natural structure on my own schedule. I decided to build a boat, but I didn't know how to get started. I soon received an email from a friend ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Lego HMS Victory With Rigging!
Lego HMS Victory With Rigging! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Triggerhappy101 My best Lego ship so far :DI used the HMS victory for the plan, I just couldn't fit 104 guns on this one, just 18. xDIt has a plank that slides in and out (For boarding) and just about full rigging, I plan on adding sails once i get the time to make them (With fabrics, not paper)... ... And when i...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:32:20 PDT
5 foot LEGO ship
5 foot LEGO ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessebalmer This is my lego creation of a 5 ft. long ship. This ship is composed of around 3000 lego building blocks, and is completely functional in water. It contains an underwater motor, and also floats quite well. this took me about one week to complete. Thank you for your consideration in this contest!
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:01:42 PDT
Pool Cooler For Bottles
Pool Cooler For Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> patatarium What You Need -rope (not in the image)-bucket-ice-knife-permanent marker- pool noodle Mark The Noodle The Size Of The 4 Side null Cut null Put The Rope In The Pool Noodle null Tie The Rope null Put The Noodle Arround The Bucket null Cut A Little Part Of Noodle For The Float nu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:38:21 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing 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 small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabladask DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard This isnstructable will contain information on how to build a kiteboard, the same building method can also be used to make several other boards(wakeboard, skateboard, wakeskate etc.). Materials needed: Epoxy resin Wood (with few knots) Hardwood, (cumaj...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
minecraft- steve's yatch
minecraft- steve's yatch - More DIY How To Projects]]> shankybatra build a yatch for steve....... base to build a yatch you need a large plain land. in minecraft pe type this seed- (flat land). and you will get a lot of plain land.1. build a base as shown in pic-1.2. now start building the structure as shown in the images. lowest part of your yatch is done. fi...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 14:18:13 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat
Homemade Pontoon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr. Lazer Monkey 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 come with see though plastic curtains that we can use to block out the wind. I will buy a second hand gas motor, but keep the electric one as back up. I am...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT
R/C Boat Water Cooling
R/C Boat Water Cooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> brysenwwe Purple goes to the left motor and green to the right. The pickup holes are made from plastic straws and the mount is Lego pieces that are superglued together. Non of these pieces are from a hobby grade water cooling set. Main Water Line This is the main water feed line this allows for the water t...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:22:15 PST
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> dydaying Want to go sailing or fishing, but don't have the money to buy a fancy new boat? Well, you've come to the right place! Like you, I am also a wannabe sea captain on a tight budget. You won't learn how to build a luxury yacht here, but you will have a unique, durable, little boat at the end of this tu...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks...
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> bphoenix If you have kayaks and a car with roof racks, here's a simple and economical solution to get your yaks to the water and back without having to spend big bucks on a rack from Thule' ... I have just finished an RV trip of 4,000 miles where I towed my Jeep with my two kayaks strapped to this rack and ...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:45:02 PDT
RC boat for $10
RC boat for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Videographer101 Yesterday I was working in my workshop and noticed how all of my old dead RC planes just sit there. Like they have no purpose. So yesterday, I decided to put them to use. I was going to build an RC boat! So here is what you will need to get started: Tools: Dremel hot glue gun X-acto knife Vice (To h...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 05:22:30 PDT
1-2-3 Raft kfeenstra Let's make it easy.... 1. Rescue a large piece of styrofoam from someone's Dump pile 2. Find a paddle 3. Find a lake 4. If I gotta go further, there's no 12-step program for that... PS. WHAT AN AWESOME RAFT!!!!!!
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Tue, 21 May 2013 21:55:47 PDT
Make a real Mini Crossbow ! TopDIY This the most made mini crossbow ever !, it is the best tutorial for a mini crossbow !, this video shows you how to make it Step by Step. Enjoy and have a great day. :) Youtube Channel: PS. Don't forget to Follow me on Instructables ;)
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:17:22 PDT
Miniature Remote Control Airboat
Miniature Remote Control Airboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> tommythehill This project is a great weekend project. I used two motors, a plastic tub, an RC car, and some wood to create a mini RC airboat. I was inspired after riding upon one in the Florida Everglades. This took me a couple of hours, and challenged my skills. This is a project for anyone who wants a fun, nea...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:09:12 PDT
How to build a boat out of cardboard and paper EldonMartin This video shows how to make a single person boat using only cardboard, paper, glue, varnish, and paint.
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:54:46 PST
How to make an Origami Dragon Boat (Ship) - TCGames [HD] TCGames This is a tutorial on how to make an origami Dragon boat, which is a design i've created myself. Enjoy :D! Origami: Dragon Boat Designed By: Suhas Made by: Suhas
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:45:51 PST
Barrel Boat
Barrel Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmckee1399 My first boat I ever built. Best for kids Originaly built in 2010 by my brother and I to explore the small pond at the end of the street.Total construction takes arond 1 hour with very little skill needed.Very simple construction requiring basic tools and materials to build. Can be built for free or...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:24:45 PDT
The Clothespin Boat
The Clothespin Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lman113 This boat is really fun to build and floats really well. It fixes itself if it tips over too! Required things: Scotch tape 16 clothespins 3 straws Required tools: None Grab your clothespins and put them on one of the straws in this pattern. Keep doing this until you reach the end of the st...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:08:19 PDT
AoneD Remote Controlled Sailing Yacht AoneD Here is my entry, "The Oracle" I love this boat. The remote controlled sailboat I built.  I grew up sailing real yachts and this became a hobby, The  whole family sails, we belong to a RC Yacht club that holds regular races once a month. This is a class I Designed and built. It is called  the AoneD ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 11:13:49 PDT
Makedo Balloon Boat
Makedo Balloon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able This weekend we're crossing the seven seas in this very fun balloon pirate ship! Join us on our over seas adventures. Invite a few family members and friends, throw a boat making party, then hit the water and race them into the sunset.  We used reclaimed materials and Makedo's reusable parts from m...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:02:33 PST
Mini Cabin Boat
Mini Cabin Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrbanker This is a small cabin boat that sleeps 1 person with lots of space and great to have for kids to play in even in the swimming pool. The total cost was about $300. The price can vary if you decide to use more expensive materials. (Ex: thicker plywood) Here are the materials used: (Note: an apostroph...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:17:28 PST
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy!
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Today my absolutely wonderful six year old son came to me and said that he was bored and wanted to go back to school. (It's Christmas break for almost another week!) This both shocked me and made me a little sad. I must have been enjoying his company way more than he was mine. I can’t remember EVE...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:58:09 PST
Amphibious Altoids Car freeza36 This is a car that I made from my altoids boat. It is pretty much the exact same thing. All you need to do is put some lego wheels on the bottom of the altoids tin. The propeller is used to push the vehicle forward on land, and it acts as a paddle in the water. It works well, although it sprays up a...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 18:07:43 PST
Altoids Paddleboat freeza36 I made this little boat out of an Altoids tin. The paddle on the back is cardboard wrapped in tinfoil, and is powered by rubber bands. You can just figure out how I made this from the pictures. Have fun! 
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:18:11 PST
Folded Schooner Tub Stopper
Folded Schooner Tub Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular Tub and sink stoppers can be pretty standard, but with a few items and a little work, bath time can be loads more fun! You'll Need. . . 7" x 9" piece of vinyl cloth or something similar - you'll want something fairly heavy and waterproof (fabric made from fused plastic bags or duct tape wou...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 16:33:00 PDT
Motorized Altoids Tin Boat
Motorized Altoids Tin Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> oldgramps The Motorized Altoids Tin Boat is a relatively simple and cheap project that just about anyone should be able to make. It takes an ordinary Altoids tin and turns it into a miniature motorized toy boat. All of the parts should be found at Radio shack, which makes it even easier. Parts Parts: 1. ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:11:10 PDT
Cardboard Boats
Cardboard Boats - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lissastrata Cardboard boats!  Fun for big and little ones alike.  Plus, if one of your nautical vessels should crash, sink, or float away to broader horizons, it isn’t a great loss (more of an opportunity to make some new ones). Supplies/Tools ·         Scrap cardboard ·         Scrap wax/candle...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:53:17 PDT
Build a robot boat using water bottles
Build a robot boat using water bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> XicoMBD This will show you how to build a robot boat from cheap and easy to use materials, I think it is also a good example of reusing water bottles. I used two water bottles, polymorph plastic, two motors and propellers, tape, a box, a battery and a motoruino (Arduino clone designed to work with motors, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 13:31:23 PDT
Refinishing Teak (speargun)
Refinishing Teak (speargun) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jskingry So anybody who does boating knows teak and has seen it turn silver in the sun.  It takes a little effort to refinish teak but if you maintain it before it completely washes out future maintenance will be minimal.  I am doing a speargun as an example for this instructable but the same steps apply to ...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:52:53 PDT
Duct Tape Fishing Net
Duct Tape Fishing Net - More DIY How To Projects]]> splazem I love fishing. I love it. I primarily fish for musky . If you are a fisherman (or fisherwoman), you know that these fish are very difficult to catch. If you spend a week fishing and have not caught anything, you can easily get angry, disappointed, and frustrated. More than anything else, you just w...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 21:50:22 PDT
Canoe Making In The Sun
Canoe Making In The Sun - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greenjackson16 What do you do with all those Lactaid wrappers? Make them into canoes of course! A while ago my dad started making canoes out of all of the Lactaid wrappers he uses. It was originally his idea, but he doesn't make any Instructables. It's really not a hard process, and Is fun to do with all the tras...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:52:06 PDT
Toy Steam Boat made from Recyclable Material pridesfolly What you need: 6 - 8oz cans 8ft of copper tubing 1- saw that can cut copper 1- large can (like an energy drink can) 1-two liter plastic bottle 1- role of duck tape 1- exacto knife 1- round stick about two inches in diameter. 1) Cut a whole in your large energy drink can. 2) Cut the bottom off your...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 20:14:59 PDT
Unusual Boats zazenergy "Unusual Boats" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different fun boating projects. Make your own hovercraft, build a boat out of duct tape or cardboard and much more! All projects come from, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each s...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:40:02 PDT
The Amphibious Bicycle DaMasta345     In this design, I tried to make a bicycle that would be able to move in both water and on land. Even though other similar designs are out there, the eloquence of this design is that there are no adjustments needed to switch from land to water. One simply rides the bike on land, down an incline i...
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Mon, 9 May 2011 15:18:17 PDT
How to make a doormat out of recycled ROPE!
How to make a doormat out of recycled ROPE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Large Hello Everyone! In this instructable, I will show you how to make a dootmat entirely out of rope!  Here is a list of the materials that you will need:    13 - 1 inch diameter pipe; 24' in length ( I used left over copper pipe.)    70-100 feet of synthetic rope. ( The rope must be able to be melted ...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 20:13:03 PST
Water Bottle Raft
Water Bottle Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> masterminnich Want to make an easy raft for your pool or even the beach? Well you can take the green way and make it from bottles! Tools and Materials Tools: Blade Materials: Cardboard Bottles Wire Tarp Zip Ties Big bags Heavy duty tape (optional) Seat (optional) Collecting the Bottles To get bottles yo...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:22:01 PDT
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat bassclarinet23 For physics, I had to construct a boat that would successfully race down a 3m PVC track. We had limits on the dimensions, as well as the total voltage of the battery. The boat is really ugly, but it is fully functional. I attempted to model it after a catamaran, but it was no where near being the fa...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2010 09:49:01 PST
Plastic Milk Jug Raft DRADIS I thought it would be fun to make a raft out of recycled milk jugs. It was pretty straightforward, just plywood and jugs. It contains 62 bottles, and I used two pieces of 8x10' plywood for the body, and chicken wire for the bottom. Sorry I only have a couple photos, I didn't think to make a step by ...

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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 16:23:35 PDT
The Ultimate Squirt Gun - Build a WATERZOOKA!
The Ultimate Squirt Gun - Build a WATERZOOKA! - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtelligent This squirt gun shoots over a quart of water up to 50 feet in less than 10 seconds. Build this water cannon from PVC in less than 30 minutes.Just make three cuts, drill two holes and assemble. Soon you will be soaking your friends and drenching your enemies.Free Plans also available at http://www.wa...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 23:12:31 PDT
Easy Raft
Easy Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> elmoenemy7 This is a raft i built in about 3-4 hours or so. This raft is easy, fun, and affordable. I didn't have to pay any money because I already had all the stuff I need to build it. In this instructable I will teach you to build this raft. Gather wood You should get about 1/2 an inch to 1 inch thick sm...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 16:30:54 PDT
Go Rafting (on the cheap!)
Go Rafting (on the cheap!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> okayknockout Below is a set of guidelines for making a raft on the cheap. Our version cost about $80 but it was shared between three people which, for the experience, was quite good! (Keep in mind, this price was because most things were scrounged fo' free)Still not sold?Well to help you with determining if this...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 01:22:54 PDT
Arylic's Sketch Book: going green arylic Going green is always in my mind and i keep on making my own designs and concepts where i would be able to regain this and incorporate all this into my final inventions. My original intentions were to keep this sketches and designs safely and when i have a sponsor or materials i would make prototype...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 17:55:18 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Weissensteinburg rRaft is short for recycled raft. Inspired by Reishee Sowa, who lives on a water bottle island in mexico, this is my attempt at a similar feat. While many people have duct taped a couple hundred bottles together in the past and called it a raft, mine is sturdier, has a real deck, and is indefinitely...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
BUOY - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier My parent's cabin does not have drinkable tap water, so we use a lot of water bottles, juice bottles and all kind of bottles (my father prefers beer bottles). There is also no recycling system in this area, so we have to bring all these containers back home. I found a way to reuse them (using only m...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:34:47 PST
Wake skate construction - Step two.
Wake skate construction - Step two. - More DIY How To Projects]]> njacksx In step 1 I showed how to make a wake skate jig. You can see the process here: this instructible i will show how to make the wake skate.I did some research on the web using the following sites:
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 02:04:00 PDT