Instructables: exploring - outside - boat - water Tue, 6 Oct 2015 15:35:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 gas powered kayak
gas powered kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz one day I had an idea to make a powered kayak i already had the motor and propeller so I bought a bran new kayak for $450 at gander mountain and started cutting holes in it, my dad freaked out and thought I was a dumb a#$....come to think of it I'm sure he said it out loud lol. the motor I used was ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:36:43 PST
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdaniel7 Living in Cambridge near the historical Charles river and watching people kayak down it's length, I nurtured a growing desire to be able to interact with the natural structure on my own schedule. I decided to build a boat, but I didn't know how to get started. I soon received an email from a friend ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Pool Cooler For Bottles
Pool Cooler For Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> patatarium What You Need -rope (not in the image)-bucket-ice-knife-permanent marker- pool noodle Mark The Noodle The Size Of The 4 Side null Cut null Put The Rope In The Pool Noodle null Tie The Rope null Put The Noodle Arround The Bucket null Cut A Little Part Of Noodle For The Float nu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:38:21 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat
Homemade Pontoon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr. Lazer Monkey UPDATE:  The canopy was too weak and a strong wind knocked it over, luckily I have some materials to build a new and improved one. This one will come with see though plastic curtains that we can use to block out the wind. I will buy a second hand gas motor, but keep the electric one as back up. I am...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> dydaying Want to go sailing or fishing, but don't have the money to buy a fancy new boat? Well, you've come to the right place! Like you, I am also a wannabe sea captain on a tight budget. You won't learn how to build a luxury yacht here, but you will have a unique, durable, little boat at the end of this tu...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 03:13:07 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks...
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
1-2-3 Raft
1-2-3 Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 build a boat out of cardboard and paper EldonMartin This video shows how to make a single person boat using only cardboard, paper, glue, varnish, and paint.
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 14:54:46 PST
Barrel Boat
Barrel Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmckee1399 My first boat I ever built. Best for kids Originaly built in 2010 by my brother and I to explore the small pond at the end of the street.Total construction takes arond 1 hour with very little skill needed.Very simple construction requiring basic tools and materials to build. Can be built for free or...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:24:45 PDT
The Clothespin Boat
The Clothespin Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lman113 This boat is really fun to build and floats really well. It fixes itself if it tips over too! Required things: Scotch tape 16 clothespins 3 straws Required tools: None Grab your clothespins and put them on one of the straws in this pattern. Keep doing this until you reach the end of the st...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:08:19 PDT
AoneD Remote Controlled Sailing Yacht
AoneD Remote Controlled Sailing Yacht - More DIY How To Projects]]> AoneD Here is my entry, "The Oracle" I love this boat. The remote controlled sailboat I built.  I grew up sailing real yachts and this became a hobby, The  whole family sails, we belong to a RC Yacht club that holds regular races once a month. This is a class I Designed and built. It is called  the AoneD ...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 11:13:49 PDT
Mini Cabin Boat
Mini Cabin Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrbanker This is a small cabin boat that sleeps 1 person with lots of space and great to have for kids to play in even in the swimming pool. The total cost was about $300. The price can vary if you decide to use more expensive materials. (Ex: thicker plywood) Here are the materials used: (Note: an apostroph...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:17:28 PST
Altoids Paddleboat
Altoids Paddleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Duct Tape Fishing Net
Duct Tape Fishing Net - More DIY How To Projects]]> splazem I love fishing. I love it. I primarily fish for musky . If you are a fisherman (or fisherwoman), you know that these fish are very difficult to catch. If you spend a week fishing and have not caught anything, you can easily get angry, disappointed, and frustrated. More than anything else, you just w...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 21:50:22 PDT
Canoe Making In The Sun
Canoe Making In The Sun - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greenjackson16 What do you do with all those Lactaid wrappers? Make them into canoes of course! A while ago my dad started making canoes out of all of the Lactaid wrappers he uses. It was originally his idea, but he doesn't make any Instructables. It's really not a hard process, and Is fun to do with all the tras...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:52:06 PDT
Toy Steam Boat made from Recyclable Material
Toy Steam Boat made from Recyclable Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> pridesfolly What you need: 6 - 8oz cans 8ft of copper tubing 1- saw that can cut copper 1- large can (like an energy drink can) 1-two liter plastic bottle 1- role of duck tape 1- exacto knife 1- round stick about two inches in diameter. 1) Cut a whole in your large energy drink can. 2) Cut the bottom off your...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 20:14:59 PDT
Unusual Boats zazenergy "Unusual Boats" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different fun boating projects. Make your own hovercraft, build a boat out of duct tape or cardboard and much more! All projects come from, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each s...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:40:02 PDT
The Amphibious Bicycle
The Amphibious Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaMasta345     In this design, I tried to make a bicycle that would be able to move in both water and on land. Even though other similar designs are out there, the eloquence of this design is that there are no adjustments needed to switch from land to water. One simply rides the bike on land, down an incline i...
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Mon, 9 May 2011 15:18:17 PDT
Water Bottle Raft
Water Bottle Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> masterminnich Want to make an easy raft for your pool or even the beach? Well you can take the green way and make it from bottles! Tools and Materials Tools: Blade Materials: Cardboard Bottles Wire Tarp Zip Ties Big bags Heavy duty tape (optional) Seat (optional) Collecting the Bottles To get bottles yo...
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:22:01 PDT
The Ultimate Squirt Gun - Build a WATERZOOKA!
The Ultimate Squirt Gun - Build a WATERZOOKA! - More DIY How To Projects]]> funtelligent This squirt gun shoots over a quart of water up to 50 feet in less than 10 seconds. Build this water cannon from PVC in less than 30 minutes.Just make three cuts, drill two holes and assemble. Soon you will be soaking your friends and drenching your enemies.Free Plans also available at http://www.wa...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 23:12:31 PDT
Easy Raft
Easy Raft - More DIY How To Projects]]> elmoenemy7 This is a raft i built in about 3-4 hours or so. This raft is easy, fun, and affordable. I didn't have to pay any money because I already had all the stuff I need to build it. In this instructable I will teach you to build this raft. Gather wood You should get about 1/2 an inch to 1 inch thick sm...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 16:30:54 PDT
Go Rafting (on the cheap!)
Go Rafting (on the cheap!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> okayknockout Below is a set of guidelines for making a raft on the cheap. Our version cost about $80 but it was shared between three people which, for the experience, was quite good! (Keep in mind, this price was because most things were scrounged fo' free)Still not sold?Well to help you with determining if this...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 01:22:54 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Weissensteinburg rRaft is short for recycled raft. Inspired by Reishee Sowa, who lives on a water bottle island in mexico, this is my attempt at a similar feat. While many people have duct taped a couple hundred bottles together in the past and called it a raft, mine is sturdier, has a real deck, and is indefinitely...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
BUOY - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier My parent's cabin does not have drinkable tap water, so we use a lot of water bottles, juice bottles and all kind of bottles (my father prefers beer bottles). There is also no recycling system in this area, so we have to bring all these containers back home. I found a way to reuse them (using only m...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:34:47 PST
Wake skate construction - Step two.
Wake skate construction - Step two. - More DIY How To Projects]]> njacksx In step 1 I showed how to make a wake skate jig. You can see the process here: this instructible i will show how to make the wake skate.I did some research on the web using the following sites:
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 02:04:00 PDT
Wake skate jig - Step one of making a wake skate.
Wake skate jig - Step one of making a wake skate. - More DIY How To Projects]]> njacksx Making a simple jig to make a wake skate.UPDATE: Wake skate construction here: Tools & supplies This project requires cutting lengths of wood of just over 1m in length. Power tools are recommended but for the more patient of wood w...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2008 02:32:35 PDT
How to Construct a Simple Boat
How to Construct a Simple Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> notjustsomeone Yes indeed, it is possible to build a boat without fiberglass or epoxy. I can hear you now, those that gasp in horror at such a notion, but believe you me it works. This instructable demonstrates the simple construction of a scow. While all construction details are drawn from others plans and instr...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 23:14:23 PDT
Building A Boat--Just for Fun
Building A Boat--Just for Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> nelsonj2 This instructable is a humorous take on my attempt at building a boat. You can't actually build a boat from these instructions, but it gives you a basic idea mixed in with a little humor. Be prepared for a lot of time and the need for a lot of warm weather before attempting. This is also my second...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 19:54:56 PST
Learn How to Barefoot Waterski
Learn How to Barefoot Waterski - More DIY How To Projects]]> canida Teach yourself to barefoot waterski in an afternoon: it only requires a good set of abs, and a friend with a ski boat and a boom. Boom The boom is a long metal pole protruding from the side of the boat. It's usually attached to a fixed post in the center of the boat thenrests against the side o...
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