Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - canoe http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:08:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Repairing a Fiberglass Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Fiberglass-Canoe/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:32:45 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart-20/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 21:28:12 PDT
Fixing the Portage Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-the-Portage-Cart/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 18:27:49 PDT
Quiver Paddle bag, keeping a bundle of paddles safe and organized http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle-Bag-How-I-Keep-All-My-Paddles-in-One-Place/
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:50:57 PDT
Canadian Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Canadian-Canoe/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 18:21:04 PDT
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Quick-and-Easy-Zip-Tie-Ply-Mini-Boat/
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SMALL.jpg PaulA42 Intro, Braving the elements?I'm entering this build for the 'brave the elements' contest as this project has enabled me to get out there and experience the elements in my local environment. I live in a town which is surrounded on three sides by water, in the middle of a river estuary. I am not a goo...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:30:00 PST
Make your own Canoe Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Canoe-Paddle/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 13:25:41 PST
Building my cedar strip canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wood-strip-canoe/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 12:25:41 PST
Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 11:14:35 PDT
How to clean a canoe after ocean use http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-canoe-after-ocean-use/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:24:47 PDT
Free Canoe Re-build. http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Canoe-Re-build/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 06:02:29 PDT
Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 15:54:00 PDT
Turn a Golf Cart into Kayak Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Golf-Cart-into-Kayak-Dolly/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 11:42:18 PDT
Canoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-rack/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:01:41 PDT
SOF Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-On-Frame-Canoe-Free-Lassie-/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:31:01 PDT
$5 Canoe Seat Repair/Snowshoe Weave http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Canoe-Seat-RepairSnowshoe-Weave/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:20:56 PDT
Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Cart-1/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 18:52:11 PST
Kayak leashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-leashes/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:13:50 PST
Duct Tape and PVC Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-PVC-Canoe/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:48:56 PST
Electric Trolling Motor Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-Quiet-Electric-Canoe/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:31:32 PDT
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
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Low-Cost-Canoe-Rack-for-Your-Truck/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:02:47 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/
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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
Free skin on frame canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-skin-on-frame-canoe/
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 15:42:05 PDT
Easy canoe/kayak portage cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-canoekayak-portage-cart/
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:11:54 PDT
How to replace the gunwales and other wood work on your canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-the-gunwales-and-other-wood-work-on/
How to replace the gunwales and other wood work on your canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/4J81/HIGFJ5PN/F2N4J81HIGFJ5PN.SMALL.jpg btm An old canoe can be refurbished and look almost as good as new, if the plastic is in good shape.  All the wood work can be removed and replaced, leaving your canoe looking great. Remove old wood Anything that is dry rotted needs to come off.  Very helpful if you clearly mark the placement of seat...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:54:33 PDT
Kayak/Canoe Rack + Wood Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/KayakCanoe-Rack-Wood-Storage/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 15:20:53 PDT
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [March 2016 update] http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-a-light-car-top-able-outri/
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [March 2016 update] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia [ UPDATED MARCH 2016, SEE LAST STEP -- WT ] (Comment on the Photos: Short Dragon is a good boat, but it started rather heavy and gained weight as I added new features such as watertight compartments. He has undergone many revisions, but the revision to very light kayak-replacement and car-top-carr...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:48:36 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/
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:54:46 PST
PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
PVC Kayak Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/5713/H63P3VN9/FJE5713H63P3VN9.SMALL.jpg darrennie After looking around quite a bit, here is a PVC Kayak Cart I made from various different designs I found online to suit my needs. Thanks to all who helped (whether you realized it or not) . Parts List. Parts List (all ¾” PVC unless noted): Top Half: 4 – 90-degree elbow fittings. 2 – 45-degree el...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Canoe Carrier/Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-CarrierDolly/
Canoe Carrier/Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/1YWA/H2CE7263/FJX1YWAH2CE7263.SMALL.jpg rogers236 This was built years ago, before I discovered Instructables, but I've been using it a lot recently and wanted to share. What better time than for the Wheels contest!? This canoe carrier was upcycled from an old, junk baby stroller. Something vaguely similar to this in that it was a three-wheeler, e...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 09:12:30 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/
Trolling motor made from wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Sailing Rig for a Fiberglass Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailing-Rig-for-a-Fiberglass-Canoe/
Sailing Rig for a Fiberglass Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QQWW/GQRAVOJ2/FASQQWWGQRAVOJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QQWW/GQRAVOJ2/FASQQWWGQRAVOJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/QQWW/GQRAVOJ2/FASQQWWGQRAVOJ2.SMALL.jpg MrC After paddling my son's shiny new Ocean Kayak, my old, often-repaired Indian River canoe felt like paddling a waterlogged door.  So in the interest of chasing fish along the Florida Gulf Coast's oysters and islands, I decided to add a sail.  The rules of the project were that I spend a minimal amo...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:17:13 PDT
How To Repair A Scratched Wooden Oar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-A-Scratched-Wooden-Oar/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:47:12 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/
How to Make a Cardboard Canoe for your Kids in the Pool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/9RN6/GQ5PW757/FJZ9RN6GQ5PW757.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme This instructable shows how my friend Jared, my brother, and I  built a cardboard canoe for his kids to play with in the swimming pool. Materials Used: -Packing Tape - 1 1/2" - (lots(3 rolls)) -Cardboard - 1 sheet - 40" x 84" -Utility knife (to cut the patterns out of the cardboard) ...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 14:51:33 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
5 minute IKEA Kayak/Canoe Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-IKEA-KayakCanoe-Stand/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 09:20:29 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
Trip Log: Return to the California Channel Islands http://www.instructables.com/id/ChannelIslands2/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 17:50:22 PDT
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Short-Dragon-16-foot-3-Board-Outrigger-Sa/
Build a Short Dragon (16 foot 3-Board Outrigger Sailing Canoe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/4NIQ/G4D61TPJ/F8Y4NIQG4D61TPJ.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia NOTE: Version 4.0 May 12, 2011 -- Added step 7 about a brief trimaran conversion for the Everglades Challenge. I talk more about sailing (and other things)  at my blog, Tristram Shandy in the 21st Century, www.tristramshandy21st.blogspot.com --wt Foreword    According to the philosophy of "one boa...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2010 23:00:04 PST
easy way to cartop a canoe or boat http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-way-to-cartop-a-canoe-or-boat/
easy way to cartop a canoe or boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/JKSN/FY3KSPD5/FWUJKSNFY3KSPD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/JKSN/FY3KSPD5/FWUJKSNFY3KSPD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/JKSN/FY3KSPD5/FWUJKSNFY3KSPD5.SMALL.jpg rowerwet In my Instructable "how to row a canoe" I show my big heavy coleman canoe, after using a load extender with my pickup truck for many years, I had to figure out how to put my canoe on top of my new minivan without scratching it up. I didn't want to have to worry about lifting a big heavy boat onto th...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 20:49:34 PDT
How to row a canoe for fishing or excercise, the cheap, fast row boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-row-a-canoe-FAST/
How to row a canoe for fishing or excercise, the cheap, fast row boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/8PYN/GDH50P7T/FWL8PYNGDH50P7T.SMALL.jpg rowerwet Want to make your canoe a fast rowboat? canoes are cheap , I got mine for $150 from Craigslist.org, the double ended shape of a canoe is excellent for rowing, and you won't sacrifice the ability to paddle your canoe when you want to. If you look at early rowing shells they closely resemble canoes, s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:34:35 PDT
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SMALL.jpg jinnan_tonnix This is an instructable describing a really easy and cheap way of effectively repairing cracks in your kayak or canoe, using nothing more than a drill, cloth tape and a hair dryer.I was given a kayak but it had six cracks in the hull and would eventually take on lots of water.I had two options: scra...
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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/
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/4Q9O/FWMNUN20/F1J4Q9OFWMNUN20.SMALL.jpg 247 alright, to start with, we are new to kayaks in general, although we have had a couple boats before. i don't know how we got interested in kayaks, maybe it was how i was telling my family about my canoe trips at summer gym. anyway, what's appealing about a kayak is that you need no trailer, and they...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT