Instructables: exploring - outside - water - water Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:13:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 pond filter from scrap stormke my first instructable. i've made a smal pond filtering system from scrap. Using a toxic waste inviromentbox that are in a lot of Belgium peoples houses without any use. I only have to buy a filter an some connections. The choice i made was because this box is very strong en initiate resistant agains...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 04:48:10 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElizabethGoetvinck We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public garden because they don't have a private garden for themselves. The garden is a place where they can cultivate some vegetables and fruits, relax, enjoy t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Amazing recycled water bottle sprinkler.
Amazing recycled water bottle sprinkler. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Smelly2190 You will need: A water bottle A marker Parcel tape A hosepipe Draw holes on the bottle Around the lower edge of the bottle, draw dots in any order. Pierce holes pierce holes on the dots using a needle/a pin Almost done... Now...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:58:31 PDT
Atmospheric Water Generator With Water Purifier and Remineralization
Atmospheric Water Generator With Water Purifier and Remineralization - More DIY How To Projects]]> haeshproject Atmospheric water generators (AWG), are a devices that extract water from humid ambient air. Water vapor in the air is condensed by cooling the air below its dew point. Unlike a dehumidifier, an AWG is designed to render the water safe to drink. AWGs are useful where pure drinking water is difficu...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:10:44 PST
PVC Water Pump
PVC Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> petercd Build a long reach pvc water pump, handy for pumping right down to the bottom, and easily transfer water between rain barrels without resorting to the small plastic 5 litre paint buckets that fit the opening. I had hoped that this small scale pumping windmill copy would start siphoning once I pu...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:44:18 PST
Surfboard Lamination
Surfboard Lamination - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matticus Finch I moved out to Long Island for work and bought a surfboard. After a season of riding it into dunes and what-have-you, the tail snapped. Over the following winter I restored the surfboard to its former glory. I have no experience with laminates and prior to this season had never surfed a day in my li...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:35:08 PST
Ram Pump bigbill101 Well I've always wanted to check out how these pumps work, so I brought up your website, and now I have one.  I now can't wait for the snow to melt so I can install it at my pond.  I followed your directions and substituted brass spring check and flapper valves.  I made a base out of some stainless ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:39:53 PST
How to make glowing water
How to make glowing water - More DIY How To Projects]]> wingxmichael Here are the steps taken to make glowing water. You will need a beaker, gloves, pipette, eye protection, a mix stick, glow stick, water, and some dish soap (written version) Step 1 Take your glow stick and cut off one end, be careful of the glass inside. Step 2 Cut open the other end of the tu...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:16:23 PST
Instant Ice (Gel)
Instant Ice (Gel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> chantell_burrell Materials: Sodium Polyacrylate Water Small Bowl (or Beaker) Any Food Coloring Getting Started Get out all you supplies and lay them out on the table neatly. The Sodium Polyacrylate Pour the desired amount of sodium polyacrylate into your small bowl (or beaker). Water and Food Coloring Pour ...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:00:54 PST
Submarine! underwater R.O.V
Submarine! underwater R.O.V - More DIY How To Projects]]> billstar414 (This can be seen in the Melbourne museum from the 21st of March to the 13th of July, as it has been accepted into top designs 2014!) The underwater remote operated vehicle or R.O.V is a submarine that drives around underwater and is controlled from above water, this also has a camera mounted on the...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 00:28:09 PST
How to draw a tropical beach on Deviant Art Muro
How to draw a tropical beach on Deviant Art Muro - More DIY How To Projects]]> CACO_Zach This Instructable is on how to draw a tropical beach in Deviant Art. I hope you find this helpful! Let's start with the sand! (Step 1) Start by using the regular brush and making the beach any size you want. Add the water! (Step 2) Using the same tool, but maybe a different size, add the ocean...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:44:48 PST
Monowheel Submarine
Monowheel Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> nathan nash Hello, and welcome to what may be the mode of transport of the future. The possible mode of transport of the future is the amphibious, single wheeled, pedal powdered, submarine.  And below is a 3d model of it made in 123d design desktop, available to download here- . No...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:05:56 PDT
Salt Water + Battery = Hydrogen ajensen19 Materials: cup, water, battery, salt Procedure: 1. Take the salt, pour it into the water and mix the two together. 2. Drop the battery into the water and watch the hydrogen pour out.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:04:03 PDT
How to catch fish by bottle
How to catch fish by bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cworkshop how to catch fish. using bottle it take about 5 minutes to catch from 5 to 15 fish if you are lucky you could found big one all i throw all i got due to not to die                                                                                  ------------------------------ tools you need knife! wa...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:42:04 PDT
Needle floating on the surface of the water 7usam Floating needle on surface of water What you need 1 needle 2 cup 3 water 4 tissue Steps 1 full the cup by water. 2 put the needle on tissue. 3 and put the tissue on surface of water. What you will see You will see the tissue go down, and the needle will still floating on surface of water.
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:24:35 PDT
Paddle Board
Paddle Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> donedirtcheap I wanted a paddle board. If you have been to a beach this summer you have seen someone on one. But even the very bottom end Stand Up Paddle board (hereafter SUP) starts at $350- and that is for a what is essentially a really big plastic milk jug. Plus, that hollow plastic weighs a crazy amount. Even...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 09:50:58 PDT
The Blob
The Blob - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 It's summer time and the kids are stuck inside playing when they should be outside enjoying the wonderful outdoors. What's the best way to beat the heat? An expensive water slide park? Maybe, but for my family, its The Blob! You can run, jump, stomp and just lay on it. Watch the waves that you creat...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:41:31 PDT
Rubber reinforced water bottle from glass jar
Rubber reinforced water bottle from glass jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> kneeshwacker I had a glass jar just sitting on my desk that I was going to try to make something awesome out of. I ended up losing my nalgene water bottle while mountain biking so i decided that the jar would substitute just fine. Glass water bottles are a surfacing trend these days because they dont taint your ...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 00:41:18 PDT
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!!
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClayChip Every summer we make a large batch of sponge balls for the kids to enjoy in stead of water balloons. We do this for several reasons. Once made they can be enjoyed all summer if taken care of properly. The clean up is real easy since there aren't any little rubber balloon pieced to hunt for and pick ...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:14:33 PDT
DIY water slide
DIY water slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> zieak Every year our school has a sports day during the last week of school.  This year I built a water slide down the school's front steps as one of the activities for the kids (and adults) to enjoy. Materials needed The exact material list will largely depend on your site.  Modify this list to meet...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:50:38 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
How To Blow Out a Sprinkler System HowToLou It usually costs $50 to $100 to have your sprinkler system blown out for the winter.  You can do it yourself with a one-time purchase of a $150 air compressor.
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Mon, 20 May 2013 16:44:01 PDT
Wakeboard Winch
Wakeboard Winch - More DIY How To Projects]]> cmcqueen321            1- What did you make? (Tell the story of what you made and how it works. Why did you use the tools and materials you selected?)  I created a wakeboard winch. A winch is a machine that reals in a long rope rapidly with enough power to dra...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:29:06 PST
PVC Pool Hose Reel
PVC Pool Hose Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> amjohnny This PVC pool hose reel only cost more or less $25. You can find all of the materials in local hardware store and make it by simple tools. And get more benefits: 1. The hose is vertically wound on the reel; the interior water of the wet hose can drain out from lower end opening of the hose even af...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 01:15:06 PST
How To Ride a FlowRider HowToLou How to have fun with 30,000 gallons of water per minute!
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 12:23:38 PST
Pool Shock for water Purification tngun If 2 is one and one is none, than I need another means of water purification other than my ceramic water filter.  I wanted something that stored indefinitely, was cheap, and most importantly kills all the bad junk in the water. There are many preparedness blogs that discuss using hypochlorite to m...
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 07:24:11 PDT
water tank alarm
water tank alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> crab-64-inventions (sri) hi all of you it is my another project called water tank alarm that will sounds like birds when water tank is full and it will stops automatically when the pump is set off .it will reduce the over flow of water tanks in our homes. components transistor  BC 547      *2                    BC  557 ...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 11:37:23 PDT
How to Make a Dry Ice Fountain!
How to Make a Dry Ice Fountain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aaron45765 Today I was just fooling around with dry ice and I thought that the dry ice vapor combined with water could make a fountain. But now I present you with... The Dry Ice Water Fountain v.1.0!  P.S. This is my first Instructable.(Yay!) Get your supplies A length of threaded PVC that sticks out about...
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 17:06:28 PDT
Pool Water Guns
Pool Water Guns - More DIY How To Projects]]> suboxygen Its been a hot summer! Decided to make a couple water guns to have in the pool. still a work in progress, want to somehow incorporate triggers so dont have to be on all the time. i didnt want to put big bulky valves in. maybe someone can help me come up with an idea! EDIT: I found this on progr...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 18:22:28 PDT
Mega Slip n' Slide slylee This is my video entry for the Summer Speed Challenge: Water. One of the best ways to beat the heat this summer (besides peach margaritas) is to wrangle some of your friends, a big hill, and Slip n' Slide!  What you will need for an epic day of water fun:  Plastic tarp (at least 100'. You wi...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 13:11:21 PDT
Soda Bottle Sprinkler MK2 bennelson Nothing says backyard summer fun like running through the sprinkler! Recently, I made a backyard sprinkler, using a soda bottle and a brass garden hose spigot. (See that one HERE.) It worked fine, but it got me thinking, "What would it take to make this even simpler and cheaper?" In version two of...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:50:07 PDT
Easy Water Purification System akossoy This instructable will show you how to purify any water source with some basic things listed below. But first, the reasoning behind this instructable: drinking unfiltered water has been scientifically proven to lead to cancers and early deaths, so always make sure to drink clean water when available...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:22:02 PDT
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobby sissom Welcome to my instructable on diy homade outdoor tub / pool / hottub , water filter construction.As always, I am always looking for ways to save money. My goal is to live like a king,on a poor man's budget.A while back i constructed an diy outdoor water tub,in order to allow myself and my family to ...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 22:01:24 PDT
yard faucet ( water spout )installed
yard faucet ( water spout )installed - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobby sissom Welcome to my instructable on installing a yard faucet. This is more of a how I solved a unexpected problem I encountered while installing my water spout, but I had to come up with a title in order to begin,so here we go.  For starters I live in a trailor and every winter so far my pipes have frozen...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:35:31 PDT
DIY Hot Tubs SHIFT! DIY Hot Tubs brings you dedicated to the homebrewing your own relaxation spa.  Learn to build a wood fired hot tub, convert your shower into a spa, make a Hot Tub that's Solar Powered and even create a recreational spa for camping!  Whether you're a swinging party host or someone who just enjoys the...

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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:02:04 PDT
Simple DC sump pump
Simple DC sump pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> project_builder Have you ever needed to pump a small amount of water from one place or another? What about one that can go underwater? This project is exactly that! It is simple, requires almost no soldering skill, is made of mostly recycled maerials, and doesn't have alot of electronics in it! Try it and you will ...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:55:36 PST
Build your own Surfboard!
Build your own Surfboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> joechacon98 A dear friend of mine has a 1971 VW Westfalia Camper Bus he restored and wanted to mount a surfboard on the roof. Ultimately he wanted to cut the board and use it as a panel mount, so we looked for a cheap surfboard with little success. The cheapest one we found was well over 100 bucks, and a) to ne...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 16:27:47 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
Coil Pump
Coil Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> chuangt2u How to make a very simple hand-operated water pump using components easily found around most properties. This instructable is a guide to constructing a simple coil pump... and it is also a challenge. We will show you a method of construction and operation - the challenge is... using a similar pump...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 07:26:07 PDT
Proof In Concept Water Circulating Shirt. futurefilmaker54 Now this is just an instructable sharing my idea for a Water Circulating Shirt. I was going to do the build, but I didn't have enough time this week because I wanted to enter this in the keep it cool challenge. Materials CamelBack (a cheap one) Clear Vinyl Tubing (not too thick) Hot Glue Shirt (mayb...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:20:19 PDT
Water Balloon Launcher
Water Balloon Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> tinnustechnology Here is how you can make your own  water balloon launcher. We use high strength surgical tubing unlike many of the launchers you can buy online that don't shoot very far. The cost of materials is about $18. This instructable covers only the launcher. See the Water Balloon Launch Pad for instruct...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2011 10:22:50 PDT
redneck outdoor tub
redneck outdoor tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobby sissom grandma,momma and child enjoying while daddy films cool water enjoyment our child, They are waiting for daddy to put down the phone and join. This is the current stage of a five year project(it is constantly changing). The reason it changes,i have a...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 21:02:07 PDT
Water Balloon Launch Pad
Water Balloon Launch Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> tinnustechnology It's 108° today so we made our own water balloon launcher! If you've ever tried the 3-man balloon launchers you know how fun this can be. Launching balloons at 100+ miles per hour can be quite a thrill. Well now you don't need find 2 grown-ups to hold the launcher and a 3rd person to shoot it. Wit...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 17:08:58 PDT
DIY Backyard Water Slide
DIY Backyard Water Slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> jgfresh Hi this is jgfresh back with another recycled project. Today we are making a DIY backyard water slide! Today i decided to build this slide out of objects around the yard. Enjoy!!  Tools And Supplies You Will Need: 1.Drill 2.Screws 3.Wood 4.Foam Blocks 5.Bubble Wrap 6.Hoses 7.Tarp 8. la...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:20:28 PDT
Motorized Watergun
Motorized Watergun - More DIY How To Projects]]> ehudwill Materials/Tools Tools Utility Knife Drill Drill bits 7/8th, 1 inch, and 1\8th Soldering Iron Solder Screw Driver Phillips Vise Grip Scissors Materials Swiffer Wet Jet Duct Tape Water Gun Wood 5.5 in. by 1.5 in. Bamboo Skewer Silicone Caulking Length of pipe small diameter 2 liter soda bottle ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:11:02 PDT
Ice Fishing Chopstick Bobber
Ice Fishing Chopstick Bobber - More DIY How To Projects]]> cfilloux This is how to make an UL/L (Ultra Light/Light) bobber for ice fishing. You need: A chopstick  bright Krylon  paint  1/4 oz lead weight thin wire stir straw hot glue  wine cork Pocket knife/ multi tool  Floatation Bore a hole in the cork and push the chopstick through with the thick end ^up^ ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 11:01:36 PDT
Waterproof your device (temporarily) A flyin muffin I know you don't need an instructable to tell you how to do this, but I have nothing better to do so I might as well. As you may or may not have already realized by looking at the title, THIS IS NOT A PERMANENT SOLUTION. Please do not complain in the comments about the fact that it looks bad and tha...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 13:23:07 PDT
Lazy mans/ broke mans water slide viewnixsix In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a slip n slide/water slide (if your on a hill) all you need  is. 1.) a hose or 2 2.) 2 big and heavy things. 2.) and a tarp :D 4.) blue sky's :D
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 12:35:33 PDT
How to make an irrigation system.
How to make an irrigation system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> slayton this is an instructable on how to make a simple irrigation system out of: paper or plastic cups whatever you choose is up to you. straws or tubes or pipes or whatever. a pencil. a thumbtack or a drill if you use plastic cups. poking holes. Take the pencil and poke holes near the bottom of ...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 16:08:34 PDT