Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:52:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Brilliantly Simple Bicycle Chain Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliantly-Simple-Bicycle-Chain-Brush/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:03:09 PDT
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallet-Bike-and-Scooter-Rack/
Wooden Pallet - Bike and Scooter Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/94DG/HZJOT1Z4/F9O94DGHZJOT1Z4.SMALL.jpg Davinci2K1 Wanted to get some kid-friendly bike storage/organization for our garage. I had seen a bunch of wooden pallet bike racks here and around the web - of varying levels of effort, execution. Since I was able to get me hands on a couple of nice wooden pallets for free - I was able to complete this littl...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:00:21 PDT
Bandage a Broken Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandage-a-Broken-Bike-Frame/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:29:31 PDT
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-1/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:37:04 PDT
Bicycle wall mount rack (3D printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-wall-mount-rack-3D-printing/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:54:18 PDT
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Carbon-Fibre-Bamboo-Bicycle-From-Scratc/
Building a Carbon Fibre Bamboo Bicycle From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HJH1/HZFE1O14/FKDHJH1HZFE1O14.SMALL.jpg Justin Lam Look no further for a free-range, organic, and gluten-free mode of transportation! Bamboo bicycles not only look resplendent, but they also provide fantastic road vibration absorption, higher strength to weight ratio than steel, and similar stiffness to aluminum. With a bit of time and sweat, you ca...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:30:23 PDT
Foolproof Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Burning-Man/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:19 PDT
Surfer's Wardrobe/Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/Surfers-WardrobePoncho/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:41:34 PDT
Quick release bicycle rear rack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-release-bicycle-rear-rack-bag/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:10:16 PDT
Making Buckskin http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Buckskin/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:14:14 PDT
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange http://www.instructables.com/id/Bake-a-Cake-in-an-Orange/
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/PY8A/HZ9O7PNB/FM4PY8AHZ9O7PNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/PY8A/HZ9O7PNB/FM4PY8AHZ9O7PNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/PY8A/HZ9O7PNB/FM4PY8AHZ9O7PNB.SMALL.jpg acoens We often celebrate birthdays with group camping trips and love to try making new foods over the campfire so when we heard about the idea to bake cakes in an orange I gave it a shot. The new spin on these was that we made the cake batter ahead of time. We had a vegan friend on the trip so I made batt...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:32:41 PDT
Paracord Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Belt-1/
Paracord Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/AXJ2/HZ9O4RIJ/FPYAXJ2HZ9O4RIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/AXJ2/HZ9O4RIJ/FPYAXJ2HZ9O4RIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/AXJ2/HZ9O4RIJ/FPYAXJ2HZ9O4RIJ.SMALL.jpg BroadKaymon Today, I will show you how to make a Paracord belt. Gather Materials 300 ft of Paracord (cut into 100 foot sections)belt bucklelighterscissors Creating the belt create a cows hitch on the belt buckle (the side with the metal prong attached) create the cows hitch at rhe end of the cord. the sho...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:39:41 PDT
Embark-A-Lounger http://www.instructables.com/id/Embark-A-Lounger/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:57:30 PDT
"Ready-To-Go" Cook Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-To-Go-Cook-Box/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:52:29 PDT
How To Clean Sand Dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Sand-Dollars/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:29:35 PDT
DIY Cedar Fishing Lure http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cedar-Fishing-Lure/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:15:25 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Gypsy Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:26 PDT
Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography http://www.instructables.com/id/6-easy-tips-to-improve-your-outdoor-photography/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessons-of-a-Knife-making-the-ultimate-bush-tool/
Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/C2WU/HZ6T7G1J/FXNC2WUHZ6T7G1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/C2WU/HZ6T7G1J/FXNC2WUHZ6T7G1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/C2WU/HZ6T7G1J/FXNC2WUHZ6T7G1J.SMALL.jpg bricobart "Which knife is best?"Every adventurer, trekker, hunter, survivalist or geek gets sooner or later faced with that one, simple, haunting question: "Which knife is best?"Believe it or not, but those four words chased me for many, many years. In the beginning, when I was a kid, I suffered in silence, t...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:09:38 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Snow Tiger Paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Tiger-Paracord-bracelet/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:01 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8X3N/HZ2IUJVD/FTM8X3NHZ2IUJVD.SMALL.jpg pandoheas I have been using these leather grips for a week now and I can honestly say that they are amazing. And they look awesome as well. It's weird having strangers tell you that I shouldn't invest on my beat up bicycle, by buying expensive parts! They wouldn't believe that these grips are homemade with st...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SMALL.jpg acoens Sparklers are a fun addition to any outdoor activity - campfires, camping, and just backyard fun - but after noticing the light trails you can see when playing with sparklers, we've been toying with capturing the magic of these novelty items using long exposure photography. The possibilities are vas...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
How to Car-Camp in the Rain: 11 Lifehacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Car-Camp-in-the-Rain-11-Lifehacks/
How to Car-Camp in the Rain: 11 Lifehacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SMALL.jpg hchute Here are a few simple tricks for car-camping in the rain. Most of these may be well-known to people who camp in the wet... but for those new to it, here are some little lifehacks we've put to use in various state parks here in the northwest. Tip 1: Raise that tarp When car-camping in the Pacific ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:18:44 PDT
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/PGA8/HYVDOQSD/FCVPGA8HYVDOQSD.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior I heavily commute by bicycle, and have for many, many years. Any rattle, squeak, or grind that rears its head is quickly dealt with. V BRAKES have an area that is notorious for rattling when riding rough terrain. I have learned over much of my traveling time that a SILENT bike is a true NINJA STYLE ...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Aluminum Boat Fishing Conversation and Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Boat-Fishing-Conversation-and-Restoration/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:20:52 PDT
Arrow Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Quiver-2/
Arrow Quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NEO6/HYTI307T/FZWNEO6HYTI307T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NEO6/HYTI307T/FZWNEO6HYTI307T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NEO6/HYTI307T/FZWNEO6HYTI307T.SMALL.jpg LabRaticvs A simple quality back quiver. Get your materials together first. Many of these things can be substituted for different material. Have fun with it.Tools suggested: drillneedle nose pliersrivet gun1/2" grip rivets (3mm or 1/8" dia.) (optional but a few are useful)1/4" grip rivets (3mm or 1/8" d...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:57:50 PDT
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/TCTTent-Camper-Trailer/
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SMALL.jpg Avey44 So I really wanted to make a utility camper that fits my needs. So I did and this is what I came up with. This whole project took about four days to complete, not including the time I built the basic trailer. Stuff I used: 4x8 Trailer Camper Shell Old Tent Lots of old jeans Shoe Goo Mostly 2x...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:22:16 PDT
shark week projects http://www.instructables.com/id/shark-week-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Shark Week is here and we've got loads of projects to make it even more exciting! Whether you want to dress yourself, your pets, or your vehicle as a shark, or eat food shaped like a shark - we have you covered. :DCheck out the projects below to make your Shark Week extra jawsome. shark week cat c...
By: jessyratfink

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:50:08 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
Sharked kayak trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/GJJ7/HJKC4F08/FPCGJJ7HJKC4F08.SMALL.jpg bricobart Everybody who likes kayak fishing must have the same big problem: STORAGE. What to do with the caught fish? Where to stock rescue stuff, fishing gear & fishing beer? Just put & fix & wrap it on the kayak? Yeah right. It's a kayak, not a carrier! Use the kayak's trap? Yeah..., even my drinking bottl...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Electric Trolling Motor Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-Quiet-Electric-Canoe/
Electric Trolling Motor Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/ZQX6/HYLDL68C/F8EZQX6HYLDL68C.SMALL.jpg comsa42 If you are not looking for super-speed, or want a quiet way to fish, get around the lake, or extend your camping trips, an electric canoe is the way to go! This canoe modification is easy to build and will get you a top speed of 6km/h, or 10km/h if you paddle as well. You can also expect to get up t...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:31:32 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/GJWG/HYJY4TAL/FLDGJWGHYJY4TAL.SMALL.jpg andytompkins A customer of my bicycle shop brought in this vintage tandem that they wanted restoring and I thought the project would make a good Instructable. The new owner of the tandem used to go on regular holidays as a child to the same place in Belgium and would borrow this tandem and cycle around the area...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ZKF5/HYJ0UAIO/F9QZKF5HYJ0UAIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ZKF5/HYJ0UAIO/F9QZKF5HYJ0UAIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/ZKF5/HYJ0UAIO/F9QZKF5HYJ0UAIO.SMALL.jpg Common Man Survival The Firebox (http://tinyurl.com/opdevhe) is a folding stove that folds down into almost nothing but still functions as a great stove for camping, backpacking, bushcraft, etc. The only problem is the cost: $50+ for stoves of this design. This is my version of a stove coined "The Firebox Replica" by...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Yucca-Fibre-with-Primitive-Tools/
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SMALL.jpg Psickattus The Yucca plant can be found in many locations throughout the American West, and is native to arid places in North America, South America, Central America, and the Carribean. It's very hard to mistake the genus for something else. A bushy clump of sword-shaped spikes promise pain to any creature w...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:17:18 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
How to Barefoot Waterski - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/OUQC/HYJ3ZFJE/F7WOUQCHYJ3ZFJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/OUQC/HYJ3ZFJE/F7WOUQCHYJ3ZFJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/OUQC/HYJ3ZFJE/F7WOUQCHYJ3ZFJE.SMALL.jpg bergerab Barefoot waterskiing is one of the most intimidating and rewarding water sports in practice today. These skiers travel at high speeds on just the skin on their feet! To some this is appealing; however, due to the mental obstacles barefooting brings, many beginners can be discouraged. To beginners, s...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
How to Cut Grip Tape Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Grip-Tape-Art/
How to Cut Grip Tape Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/DU51/HYJ0QHMC/FMVDU51HYJ0QHMC.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This Instructable is an extension of our 55" Longboard Dancer tutorial where we demonstrated the process involved with laminating a board longer than the standard 48" long skateboard veneers. In that tutorial you may have noticed that the top side of the deck had a unique grip tape pattern... well, ...
By: Rockitalk

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:31:43 PDT
55" Dancer Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/55-Dancer-Longboard/
55" Dancer Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/VOCJ/HYHGE0EJ/FCCVOCJHYHGE0EJ.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk Many times over the years we have been asked how to make a longboard that is longer than the 48" veneers we sell at Roarockit. These decks are often referred to as 'dancers' because of the unique trick set their length allows the rider to do. Check out the infamous 'Whirling Dervish' video to get an...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:31:30 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Swimsuit-Dryer/
Swimsuit Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/K7TL/HYC64IDI/FQ5K7TLHYC64IDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/K7TL/HYC64IDI/FQ5K7TLHYC64IDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/K7TL/HYC64IDI/FQ5K7TLHYC64IDI.SMALL.jpg ehudwill My sister-in-law shared with my about the swimsuit dryers they used on their trip to Hawaii. I was intrigued because my family often goes swimming at the pool and carrying bags of soaking wet swimsuits can be a smelly. Having a way to speed up the drying process would be great. Then I remembers a fa...
By: ehudwill

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
Waterproof Storage Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Storage-Tube/
Waterproof Storage Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/X5U4/HYC64Y9I/FXHX5U4HYC64Y9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/X5U4/HYC64Y9I/FXHX5U4HYC64Y9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/X5U4/HYC64Y9I/FXHX5U4HYC64Y9I.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I thought of this the other day after watching the King of Random's video on how to make soda cap containers. I took his idea and changed it some. Tools/Materials ToolsPipe CutterSandpaper (optional)MaterialsPlastic Soda BottleEpoxy1/2 inch Plastic PipeDuct Tape Cut off the top of bottle Use...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:19:15 PDT
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
Adaptive Tricycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/HBG3/HYE5RKR8/FNGHBG3HYE5RKR8.SMALL.jpg mollytricycle Adaptive tricycles for children with physical and cognitive challenges can be hard to find and even harder to afford. The adaptive tricycle we built for our son helped us get his legs moving as he recovers from a stroke that exacerbated the physical difficulties caused by his genetic disorder.We too...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
Multi Bike Parking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/EOW4/HYG06H0S/FL8EOW4HYG06H0S.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez In needed a parking rack for week days to switch from commuting bike for the children carrier MTB to pick my daughter at school. You need A bit of woodDrillSawScrewsSand PaperNeutral Polish Sawing & Drilling Check your bike's wheel width.Mark pieces together, drill.Add as many racks as you wan...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
Bed Liner Bike Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/4ZCG/HYG0636R/FBM4ZCGHYG0636R.SMALL.jpg John Culbertson In this instructable I will walk you through the steps I followed to paint my old trek mountain bike with roll on truck bed liner. Why bed liner? I was looking for a way to keep my bike from gradually getting chipped when I locked it up everyday, crashed it or generally just treated it roughly. Thes...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
How to Make a Slate Ulu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Slate-Ulu/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:08:47 PDT
Roller Derby #10 Look-a-Like Vintage Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Roller-Derby-10-Look-a-Like-Vintage-Skateboard/
Roller Derby #10 Look-a-Like Vintage Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/Y2W3/HYE601VQ/FSNY2W3HYE601VQ.SMALL.jpg travderose I love the look of old vintage skateboards and have always wanted one for myself. I particularly like the Roller Derby #10, the first skateboard ever to be sold. But these are hard to come by, expensive, and not really that rideable. So I figured why not recreate the Roller Derby #10 with modern ...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:02:52 PDT