Instructables: exploring - outside - snow - ice - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 12:32:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Global Warming Ski Project (Mailbox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Global-Warming-Ski-Project-Mailbox/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:03:03 PST
Cast Ice Tubes in Snowscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Ice-Tubes-in-Snowscape/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:12:23 PST
Customized/ DIY Snow Chains for Tractor Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-DIY-Snow-Chains-for-Tractor-Tires/
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By: homestead how

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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:57:48 PST
Snow Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Slippers/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:19:33 PDT
Make an Ice Block Igloo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-and-Ice-Block-Igloo/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:56:40 PST
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Set-of-Life-Saving-Ice-Claws/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:17:37 PST
Assured Foot Ice Cleat Walkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Assured-Foot-Ice-Cleat-Walkers/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:33:35 PST
Electric Ice Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Ice-Scooter/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:45:09 PST
Wear Edge for a Plastic Snow Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wear-Edge-for-a-Plastic-Snow-Shovel/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 17:17:40 PST
Emergency Crampons for Ice and Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Crampons-for-Ice-and-Snow/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 19:53:29 PST
7 Steps to a Backyard Ice Rink http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Steps-to-a-Backyard-Ice-Rink/
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Thu, 30 May 2013 17:01:42 PDT
Easy ice sculpture - for kids of all ages http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-ice-sculpture-for-kids-of-all-ages/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 20:53:22 PST
How to make the Massive 3 floor Snow fort. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-Massive-3-floor-Snow-fort/
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 03:56:50 PST
Winterize your shoes - DIY CRAMPONS. http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-shoes-DIY-CRAMPONS/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 12:40:23 PST
Sculpt a "Snofa" http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-snow-couch/
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 18:50:54 PST
How to make a backyard igloo with powdery snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-igloo-on-a-snowy-day/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 18:07:51 PST
Ice Axe Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Axe-Camera-Mount/
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Tue, 6 Apr 2010 08:26:57 PDT
Steerable Plumbing Tube Sledge (sled) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steerable-Plumbing-Tube-Sledge/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:55:00 PST
How to make an Ice/Snow Beirut Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-IceSnow-Beirut-Table/
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