Instructables: exploring - outside - boat - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 08:23:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Winterizing a Boat with a I/O http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterizing-a-Boat-with-a-IO/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:23:56 PDT
DIY styrofoam catamaran http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Styrofoam-Catamaran/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:07:57 PDT
The Best Bluetooth for your Boat (v0.1) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Bluetooth-for-Your-Boat-v01/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 22:11:36 PDT
Cardboard duck tape boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-duck-tape-boat/
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Wed, 30 May 2012 21:47:07 PDT
Construction of Two Portuguese Style Dinghies (Small Boats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-of-Two-Portuguese-Style-Dinghies-Sma/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2006 18:17:39 PDT
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Top-2-Kayak-Rack-roof-rack-cars-only-About/
Car Top - 2 Kayak Rack (roof rack cars only) About 30 bucks... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/4LRU/HJKBX9QT/FYA4LRUHJKBX9QT.SMALL.jpg 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
Learn How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
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Wed, 2 Aug 2006 16:58:12 PDT
Built your own boat from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-your-own-boat-from-scratch/
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:48:08 PDT
How to Construct a Simple Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-a-Simple-Boat/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 23:14:23 PDT
Rigging a SINK (sit-in-kayak) for fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Rigging-a-SINK-sit-in-kayak-for-fishing/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2009 20:15:10 PDT
Sit On Kayak Pedal System http://www.instructables.com/id/Pedal-Power-Pontoon-Playboat/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 18:41:27 PDT
Go Rafting (on the cheap!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Rafting-on-the-cheap/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 01:22:54 PDT
DIY Kayak Trolling Motor (YAK Board) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Trolling-Motor-YAK-Board/
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 07:54:08 PDT
PVC Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/PKC-PVC-Kayak-Cart/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 22:35:47 PDT
Jon Boat To Bass Boat Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Jon-Boat-To-Bass-Boat-Mod/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 19:53:49 PDT
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Quick-and-Easy-Zip-Tie-Ply-Mini-Boat/
Make your own quick and easy zip tie & ply mini boat - maximum fun for the least money! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/EMPM/IIRTWAU5/FH1EMPMIIRTWAU5.SMALL.jpg PaulA42 Intro, Braving the elements?I'm entering this build for the 'brave the elements' contest as this project has enabled me to get out there and experience the elements in my local environment. I live in a town which is surrounded on three sides by water, in the middle of a river estuary. I am not a goo...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:30:00 PST
Make a Dacron Sail http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dacron-Sail/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:36:48 PDT
Homemade Inflatable Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Inflatable-Boat/
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Sun, 3 Sep 2006 11:15:12 PDT
Boat Fender, DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Fender-DIY/
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 14:55:30 PDT
Building my cedar strip canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wood-strip-canoe/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 12:25:41 PST
Build a Boat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Boat/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:55:32 PST
Beertoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Beertoon/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 18:51:37 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-rRaft-Building-a-Raft-out-of-Water-Bottl/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
Making new marine vinyl boat seats http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-new-marine-vinyl-boat-seats/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:49:54 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
Mini Cabin Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cabin-Boat/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:17:28 PST
kayak storage http://www.instructables.com/id/kayak-storage/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:27:08 PST
Kayak Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Cart-1/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 18:52:11 PST
Pirate ship Playhouse / Treehouse / Fort / Swingset / In trouble with wife http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirateship-Playhouse-Treehouse-Fort-Swingset-In-tr/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:25:16 PST
240cm skin on frame sailing pram with Mirage Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/240cm-skin-on-frame-sailing-pram-with-Mirage-Drive/
240cm skin on frame sailing pram with Mirage Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/1PL6/I52CKMLN/F0C1PL6I52CKMLN.SMALL.jpg heavyweather I tried to build the lightest and cheapest (~150€ total material bill) sail-boat I could come up with. Space was an issue. I keep this boat upright on my parking lot in summer and on the back wall of my grandmothers garage in winter.The boat would have to be light enough to get it up on my car on my...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:40:48 PST
How to Build a Wood Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wood-Sailboat/
How to Build a Wood Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/UMQJ/I4YS8PSJ/FG8UMQJI4YS8PSJ.SMALL.jpg Midnight-Maker I've been wanting to combine my two favorite hobbies - woodworking and sailing for a long time, so I thought I'd build a boat. It's got classic lines and looks so dazzling in the sunshine that people constantly stop me at the boat ramp to ask me about it. There's something unbelievably rewarding a...
By: Midnight-Maker

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:01:24 PST
Duct Tape and PVC Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-and-PVC-Canoe/
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By: woodmanzee

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:48:56 PST
Portuguese Style Dory - REMIX http://www.instructables.com/id/Portuguese-Style-Dory-REMIX/
Portuguese Style Dory - REMIX - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KLYX/I0HYSGMQ/F71KLYXI0HYSGMQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KLYX/I0HYSGMQ/F71KLYXI0HYSGMQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/KLYX/I0HYSGMQ/F71KLYXI0HYSGMQ.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello Instructablers,It is with much appreciation to rook999 that I create this remix of his awesome i'ble "Construction of Two Portuguese Style Dories".Credit also goes to the designer of this boat Hannu Vartiala, who generously shares his designs on line here.Without rook999 and Hunnu Vartiala's w...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 04:00:32 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/8K41/HYWT72DX/FNN8K41HYWT72DX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/8K41/HYWT72DX/FNN8K41HYWT72DX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/8K41/HYWT72DX/FNN8K41HYWT72DX.SMALL.jpg 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
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
Boat BBQ http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-BBQ/
Boat BBQ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OXV0/HXIKBYQV/F5AOXV0HXIKBYQV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OXV0/HXIKBYQV/F5AOXV0HXIKBYQV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OXV0/HXIKBYQV/F5AOXV0HXIKBYQV.SMALL.jpg profesor_ng A simple and cheap grill on boat. Reuse existing standard grill or, like in ths case, not operating electrical grill - just remove electrical part. This is very cheap comparing to similar comercial products. And it is DIY easy. Attach wooden console to grill It is enough to find old wooden beam...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 06:16:27 PDT
How To Stop A 630' Great Lakes Freighter On A Dime http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Stop-A-630-Great-Lakes-Freighter-On-A-Dime/
How To Stop A 630' Great Lakes Freighter On A Dime - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/WL04/HW4OGHUK/FZCWL04HW4OGHUK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/WL04/HW4OGHUK/FZCWL04HW4OGHUK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/WL04/HW4OGHUK/FZCWL04HW4OGHUK.SMALL.jpg amenough At glance it may not look as exciting as the twisting river of the Cuyahoga but, today we are going to land the guys on the end of the dock at Marblehead Ohio. I can't emphasize enough how difficult this can be. Today is an extremely rare calm day. More often than not, the wind and sea make th...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 16:39:56 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Boat/
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/JPG2/HVYQ9Q31/FUOJPG2HVYQ9Q31.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Dock-on-recycled-tidycats-and-2liters/
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/PS1R/HVFL0X7W/FW9PS1RHVFL0X7W.SMALL.jpg 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
Make an open kayak from recycled bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-open-kayak-from-recycled-bottles/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:20:17 PDT
PVC Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Boat/
PVC Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SMALL.jpg Sam Waugh This is how to make a PVC boat that is fully capable of floating on top of water.  Gather Materials - Four 10 ft. pieces of PVC - PVC Pipe Bender - (4) 30 in. (4) 20 in. (2) 15 in. (2) 8 in. PVC - Tarp - Wood Bottom to put on base of boat - 4 three way connectors - 4 T connectors - Zip Ties - Dri...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:19:47 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pontoon-Boat/
Homemade Pontoon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/FXH9/HT9B1CMA/FH2FXH9HT9B1CMA.SMALL.jpg 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
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitch-and-Glue-Boat-Construction/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:45:19 PDT
Build Your Own PVC Johnboat for minimal cost and time. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-PVC-Johnboat-for-minimal-cost-and-t/
Build Your Own PVC Johnboat for minimal cost and time. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/MWPH/F2H0OWKH/FZUMWPHF2H0OWKH.SMALL.jpg zmatt Inspired by the PVC KAYAK, I thought I could build one up making it differently with a simple design that I have used previously in a small 1.5 foot boat which I built out of Plexiglas. I also plan on attaching a trolling motor with 34lbs or thrust to the rear of the boat. I ended up with a 55lbs th...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2007 18:51:04 PDT
Simple canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-canoe/
Simple canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/PXPS/I21R9MC0/FOQPXPSI21R9MC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/PXPS/I21R9MC0/FOQPXPSI21R9MC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/PXPS/I21R9MC0/FOQPXPSI21R9MC0.SMALL.jpg titchtheclown There have been a few canoe like objects put up on instructables but this one is really a pirogue- or flat bottom canoe. There is actually a lot of theory on boats like this one but the basic idea is you take two planks, stick them together at the ends with a frame or two in the middle, fill in the...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 04:52:34 PST
Make a Pair of Bunk Glides for Your Boat Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pair-of-Bunk-Glides-for-Your-Boat-Trailer/
Make a Pair of Bunk Glides for Your Boat Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/EM78/HLSHJ2X6/FKDEM78HLSHJ2X6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/EM78/HLSHJ2X6/FKDEM78HLSHJ2X6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/EM78/HLSHJ2X6/FKDEM78HLSHJ2X6.SMALL.jpg RangerJ Trying to launch my 18' boat has always been a strain. It would be easier if my trailer had rollers, which it doesn't - it has carpeted bunks. It's all I can do to push the 1400 pound boat and motor combination, especially when I'm perched on top of the trailer tongue, trying to keep my feet dry. T...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 07:06:23 PDT
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-One-and-a-half-Sheet-Plywood-Boat/
Cheap One-and-a-half Sheet Plywood Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/9B96/HLOBZMVD/FN09B96HLOBZMVD.SMALL.jpg 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
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SMALL.jpg jinnan_tonnix This is an instructable describing a really easy and cheap way of effectively repairing cracks in your kayak or canoe, using nothing more than a drill, cloth tape and a hair dryer.I was given a kayak but it had six cracks in the hull and would eventually take on lots of water.I had two options: scra...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:25:50 PDT
How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Pop-Pop-Boat/
How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax This video guide shows you how to make a simple model pop pop steam boat out of a few household items. Great fun craft idea. Items needed are: 1 Drinks Can 1 Juice Carton 2 Straws Blu-Tack
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 12:32:05 PDT
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Cedar-Strip-Canoe/
Building A Cedar Strip Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WDP4/HJAHVT0B/FPSWDP4HJAHVT0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WDP4/HJAHVT0B/FPSWDP4HJAHVT0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/WDP4/HJAHVT0B/FPSWDP4HJAHVT0B.SMALL.jpg jimmar57 A practical account of my experiences and a brief guide to building a cedar strip canoe. It includes links to stories of using the canoe for wilderness camping and fishing.I also now have an instructable for a cedar strip kayak:http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cedar-S... for more informati...
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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:42 PDT