Instructables: exploring - - water - boat Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:34:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 cardboard kayak
cardboard kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> juninhofensky This cardboard kayak is very fun to make and play. you can make it from old cardboard boxes you can get for free. it costs about 25 dollars to make depending on what tools you have. Now, that explained let’s start building it.Thingsyou’ll need: Tools 1.marker glue 3.mesuring t...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 17:23:42 PDT
Restoring a Classic Boston Whaler/Learning Adventure
Restoring a Classic Boston Whaler/Learning Adventure - More DIY How To Projects]]> OogieMustBoogie This instructable will hopefully serve as a guide for someone wanting to restore either a Boston Whaler or some kind of the many other similar boats. The process, for someone who has never done a full restoration before, is a lot of fun and a ton of learning. Boston Whalers are the "Unsinkable Legen...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 09:05:50 PDT
Convert a Hobie Cat from Sail to Power (Cheap Pontoon Boat)
Convert a Hobie Cat from Sail to Power (Cheap Pontoon Boat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> OogieMustBoogie This instructable will explain how to create a device to attach a small outboard motor to a Hobie 16 and turn it into a very fun cheap cruising boat... Philosophy Sailing is a great art. Many people see no other way to enjoy the water. The Hobie cat 16 catamaran is a great intermediate sailboat...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:42:42 PDT
Kayak Canopy
Kayak Canopy - More DIY How To Projects]]> theredsurfer Kayaking is one of my favorite summer activities! There’s nothing like paddling around on a nice river or lake and escaping into the natural world on a nice warm day. But one of the biggest deterrents of even going out is the bright and unrelenting sun. It seems no matter how much sunscreen I apply ...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:39:23 PDT
How to carve a flax boat
How to carve a flax boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> JacksonProjects Today I am going to show you how to carve a flax boat out of a New Zealand flax seed stalk and a few of its leaves. This seed stalk is a light-weight material that has a hard outer layer with soft wood in the center.The main tool you will need for this project is a small knife. Getting the flax se...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:36:23 PDT
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts
Airboat ReDeux With Found Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> markk7 Every generation makes an airboat --- it's a required right-of-passage for any Maker. Here's my oddball version.This year I wanted to offer our local Maker Group something new, a boat that's powerful enough to cross the entire pond. I also wanted it to be RC controlled with no Arduino involved. Yes,...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:13:21 PDT
bamboo canoe
bamboo canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> jamessebastian i always had thought of rowing a boat and going to the other side of the one day i borrowed my neighbours canoe and tried to was our first and my friend did a dozen 360s and with much effort we managed somehow to make it back to the shore safely....back where we started ......
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:43:06 PDT
Sponge Motorboat
Sponge Motorboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab Add some BLUB BLUB BLUB to the tub. Whether you're looking for an absorbing classroom project, or just a way to transport my little ponies around the bath, the SS Spongey is a great answer to both. I love this basic electronics project, because it also looks at propulsion and buoyancy, all while spl...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:08:32 PDT
Cheap & Easy Docking Bay for a Small Watercraft
Cheap & Easy Docking Bay for a Small Watercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThirstyMason05 The great thing about this project is being very simple to install, costs a fraction of the price compared to the store bought options to dock either a wave runner, kayak, canoe, small fishing boat, or in this case to save my grandparents from having to pull their new paddle boat off and on from sho...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:54:11 PDT
Wine Cork Pirate Ships
Wine Cork Pirate Ships - More DIY How To Projects]]> CyberJaws This is a great project to do at summer camp, in school, or any other place where kids are looking to be creative, learn, and have fun.These boats actually float and hold up well.You can improve on the basic design to make them more aerodynamic, less likely to capsized, or just get creative and make...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:37:46 PDT
Summer Fun Scavenger Hunt
Summer Fun Scavenger Hunt - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman IntroductionA couple of years ago several families and mine were on vacation at a beach community. It was one of those years when it rained every other day. The kids were itching to do something. They had read all the comic books in the house. They had enough of the board games and this was only...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:28:35 PDT
Paper Water Plane--a Boat and a Plane
Paper Water Plane--a Boat and a Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexAndAmigos This was inspired by just playing around with paper planes, mainly one that hopefully could become the prototype of an airfoil enabled paper plane. There are 2 versions of this plane, both of which can stay afloat for At least one minute, definitely long enough to at least start a rescue mission. ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:08:59 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart 2.0
Bicycle Canoe Cart 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson Commissioned Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark to explore and map the newly acquired western half of the United States so they could find the most direct and practicable water communication across this continent, for the purposes of comme...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 21:28:12 PDT
pontoon boat picnic table
pontoon boat picnic table - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz a great way to enjoy a day on the lake cutting and shaping foam I started off with 2 inch 4x8ft sheets of foam board and cut them into thirds then glued them together with glidden gripper exterior paint. making sure to stay about 2inches away from all edges so it didn't interfere with the hot wir...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 15:37:49 PDT
Bamboo BOAT Lab
Bamboo BOAT Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> blorgggg Build your own floating, self-sustainable ecological makerspace!A key part of environmental conservation is increasing the public's awareness and contact with nature. The challenge though is how to get people in contact with these natural environments in a safe, engaging way. This is why we made the...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 13:46:36 PDT
Recycle Bin Boat on a String
Recycle Bin Boat on a String - More DIY How To Projects]]> JAK99 Kids like to throw things in the water and watch them float away.I told my son he couldn't do this with trash, like Styrofoam paper cups and plastic bags even if they do float great.Next thing I know he and a friend of his are throwing a piece of Styrofoam attached to a string so it doesn't get lost...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 14:28:13 PDT
Motor Catamaran
Motor Catamaran - More DIY How To Projects]]> zstevens19 Motor Catamaran What you will need My parnter and I made the catamaran from 1" PVC, used standard RC electronics and RC Boat parts. I added pool noodles onto each side for extra flotation. The frame:2x 1" Straight PVC2x 1" PVC end capsTurkey tub(aluminum tub used for placing a turkey in the ov...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 13:39:28 PDT
Popsicle Stick Motor Boat
Popsicle Stick Motor Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> 2louisaheywood This nifty motor boat is a simple-to-make attraction. It uses a rubber band under tension to propel a small motor. This pushes the raft/boat across the surface of water pretty quickly. Follow these instructions to make your own!Materials:27 Popsicle sticks Small pool/bin to hold at least 1.5 in...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:43:32 PST
RC Catamaran Boat + VIDEO
RC Catamaran Boat + VIDEO - More DIY How To Projects]]> OogieMustBoogie I decided to build a device that could travel along the water at my control and was very stable that I could put a gopro on and take above and underwater photography ...So that is exactly what I built Hopefully this instructable will guide you through the steps that went into creating this Note that...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:40:53 PDT
How to make a Speed Boat Cake
How to make a Speed Boat Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> HappyFoods How to make a fondant icing speed boat cake.I hope that this video will help those who want to try something different but don’t know where/how to start. I made this cake for a friend and truth be told I didn’t know how it would turn out at all. I checked about a hundred of speed boat pictures on t...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:08:04 PDT
Duct Tape RC Airboat
Duct Tape RC Airboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> RCLifeOn I went to my local hardware store and came across some sheets of foam. Earlier that day I had been working with my old airboat and realized how terribly built it really was. That's when I came up with the idea to make a super light, basically indestructible and powerful airboat. To my surprise it wa...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:05:13 PDT
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> comsa42 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 hobbyists who want some soldering practice! With this autopilot, an RC boat can go long distances without any human intervention, like an autonomous dron...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
Best French Onion Soup
Best French Onion Soup - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This will show you how to make a delicious french onion soup. Ingredients To make this you will need,A basic amount of cooking skillsonions, the amount varies depending on how much you want, I used 6 and it fed four people for two days2 beef broths, try to get low sodium.a can of whole peeled to...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 16:01:25 PDT
Rubber Band Powered Sardine Can DESTRUCTO-BOAT
Rubber Band Powered Sardine Can DESTRUCTO-BOAT - More DIY How To Projects]]> CoolioCrafts Hello! Today we're going to take a useless Sardine Can and turn it into an awesome, totally unsinkable killing machine! A perfect bath toy for a young child or just someone who wants to build one for fun. Read on through the following steps to build your own terrifying toy boat with stuff just lyi...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 20:16:20 PDT
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
1-2-3 Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 !
Make a real Mini Crossbow ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to build a boat out of cardboard and paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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]
How to make an Origami Dragon Boat (Ship) - TCGames [HD] - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 Remote Controlled Sailing Yacht - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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