Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - canoe - boat http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:52:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Make an open kayak from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-open-kayak-from-recycled-bottles/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:20:17 PDT
Simple canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-canoe/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:52:34 PST
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-One-and-a-half-Sheet-Plywood-Boat/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
simple cheap boat handles, boarding steps, or grab handles http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-cheap-boat-handles-boarding-steps-or-grab/
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 16:45:46 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Top-2-Kayak-Rack-roof-rack-cars-only-About/
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SMALL.jpg 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
Building a Cedar Strip Canoe Slideshow http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cedar-Strip-Canoe-Slideshow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/5IM8/HJGE44GV/FV15IM8HJGE44GV.SMALL.jpg jimmar57 This is the second canoe I built. It was done in a hurry to get ready for a Canadian fishing trip. I started in late February and finished in early May. For details start with and follow the links: http://Building a Cedar Strip Canoe: The Details: Lofting the Plans no flashplayer? try the youtub...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 16:45:00 PDT
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:42 PDT
How to build a boat out of cardboard and paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-boat-out-of-cardboard-and-paper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BG90/HAQ39O7R/FMDBG90HAQ39O7R.SMALL.jpg 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
PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
The Incredible Paper Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Paper-Canoe/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:44:31 PDT
Trolling motor made from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Trolling-motor-made-from-wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/X1LQ/GR804I9K/F7FX1LQGR804I9K.SMALL.jpg IamWe The basic idea of this trolling motor is the multi functionality of the cordless drill. Is the power of a battery drill enough to drive a trolling boat on still waters? The answer is yes. I made the trolling motor from wood and some other parts in a Clear design with Clean materials and Cheap. So, t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:38:57 PDT
How to Make a Cardboard Canoe for your Kids in the Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cardboard-Canoe-for-your-Kids-in-the/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:51:33 PDT
Canoe Making In The Sun http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Making-In-The-Sun/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:52:06 PDT
easy way to cartop a canoe or boat http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-way-to-cartop-a-canoe-or-boat/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 20:49:34 PDT
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:25:50 PDT
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-a-SINK-sit-in-kayak-for-fishing/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT
Electric Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Canoe/
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Sun, 10 May 2009 20:28:08 PDT
Cardboard Viking Longship and Cardboard Boat Regatta http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Viking-Longship-and-Cardboard-Boat-Regat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/8DL9/FHPW0UCU/FAV8DL9FHPW0UCU.SMALL.jpg KentsOkay A while back I built a Viking Longship for a cardboard boat race, with my local library. Here are some pics of the construction and the race. I'll get around to an ible eventually...When complete it was 3 ft wide, 16 inches deep and 17 feet long, and carried four people.I built a cardboard frame on ...
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