Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 05:56:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Let's build a Test Track! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-build-a-Test-Track/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:26:32 PDT
Perfect Platform Bird Feeder From Satellite Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Platform-Bird-Feeder-From-Satellite-Dish/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 12:49:38 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Gear Repair Kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Gear-Repair-Kit/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 08:16:50 PDT
Hurricane & Tropical Storm Preparedness A Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Hurricane-Tropical-Storm-Preparedness-A-Tutorial/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 10:13:34 PDT
Rooftop Bike Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooftop-Bike-Carrier/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:52:44 PDT
Disaster Preparedness Kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desaster-Preparedness-Kit/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:26:17 PDT
Backyard Duct Tape Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Duct-Tape-Kayak/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 15:32:57 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Stash/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:24:16 PDT
Build a (Light-Up) Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Longboard/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:10 PDT
Fishtail Snowboard 4Powder http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishtail-Snowboard-4Powder/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 08:52:29 PDT
ATV Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/ATV-Bridge/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:18:25 PDT
How to build an Efficient Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-HoboSurvival-Stove/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:29:55 PDT
Rim Charcoal Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Rim-Charcoal-Grill/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 21:33:35 PDT
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survial-Kit/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 06:39:12 PDT
How to build an Amazing Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Amazing-Hobo-Stove/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 18:27:39 PDT
Laser Cut Birdhouse Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Birdhouse-Design/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 09:53:58 PDT
Build a Mussel Float Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Mussel-Float-Boat/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 06:57:47 PDT
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:10:44 PDT
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-to-Landscape-Greywater-System/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 21:06:26 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 PDT
How To Make A Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Go-Kart-1/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:21:49 PDT
Mudflap for Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudflap-for-Bike-Lovers/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:18:56 PDT
1 HOUR BIRDHOUSE http://www.instructables.com/id/1-HOUR-BIRDHOUSE/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 08:48:08 PDT
Restore your seemingly totalled bicycle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-your-seemingly-totalled-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:58:32 PDT
Custom Glow Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Glow-Bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:33:18 PDT
Portable Produce: the botanic bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Produce-the-botanic-bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:46:13 PDT
Simple & Adjustable Truck Bed Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-AdjustableTruck-Bed-Bike-Rack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 21:56:33 PDT
No TV unless you exercise! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-TV-unless-you-exercise/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:35:04 PDT
Homemade Cart bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cart-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:34:31 PDT
Restoring Vintage Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Vintage-Bicycle/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:59:56 PDT
Front Fork Stand for Bicycle Rollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Fork-Stand-for-Bicycle-Rollers/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:21:52 PDT
How to fix up an old bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-up-an-old-bike/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 05:26:53 PDT
CLAMSHELL SUNSHADE http://www.instructables.com/id/CLAMSHELL-SUNSHADE/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 14:39:35 PDT
Bicycle Cell Phone Charger (Wind Turbine with build in Battery) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Bicycle-Cell-Phone-Charger-Wind-Turbine-with-bui/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:44:01 PDT
Mobile Bicycle Powered Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Bicycle-Powered-Air-Compressor/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 10:23:13 PDT
Awesome Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Bike-Trailer/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:39:41 PDT
simple water fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-water-fountain/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:29:39 PDT
Bike Basket Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Basket-Tutorial/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:17:08 PDT
Bike Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Boombox/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:04:47 PDT
Ten Dollar Tenkara http://www.instructables.com/id/Ten-Dollar-Tenkara/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:54:47 PDT
12V Electric socks for float tube / pontoon boat http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Electric-socks-for-float-tube-pontoon-boat/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 00:48:27 PDT
Foldable bike (for free on the train!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-foldable-bike/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 02:57:04 PDT
Manual Chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Chainsaw/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:11:06 PDT
Tailgating Beer Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailgating-Beer-Trike/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:40:42 PDT
bicycle wood fender http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-wood-fender/
bicycle wood fender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/2K7J/I92LXHBJ/FF72K7JI92LXHBJ.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Let me say that fenders on a bike are not always stylish accessories, especially if plastic parts (except if it's reuse). Nevertheless when it's raining they become essential, so that leaves us with a question, install fenders or not?For my all-day city-bike I decided to make my own stylish fenders ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:07:12 PDT
Spray Paint Your Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Your-Bike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:18:12 PDT
cargo-racebike http://www.instructables.com/id/cargo-racebike/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:50:59 PDT
Go Green with Smart Mate http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Green-with-Smart-Mate/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:18:02 PDT
Sparking Bike Light/Bug Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparking-Bike-LightBug-Zapper/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:59:24 PDT
HPV-QUADRICYCLE FOR TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/HPV-QUADRICYCLE-FOR-TWO/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:52:22 PDT