Instructables: exploring - outside - design - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:56:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to plan and launch a fireworks show http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-plan-and-launch-a-fireworks-show/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:53:23 PDT
Make Your Own Model Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Model-Rocket/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:17 PDT
Raised Timber Pond with Waterfall and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Timber-Pond-with-Waterfall-and-Bench/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 06:38:07 PDT
Painting Your Skateboard 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Your-Skateboard-101/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:33:27 PST
WALKWAY RE-DESIGN & INSTALLATION http://www.instructables.com/id/WALKWAY-RE-DESIGN-INSTALLATION/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 08:04:32 PDT
Simple Singlespeed Conversion [SSC] http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Singlespeed-Conversion-SSC/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:43:40 PDT
Ethos of Coop Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Ethos-of-Coop-Design/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:58:22 PST
"To Infinity & Beyond!" [Making a Correx SpacePod to boldly go to Space and back] http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Infinity-Beyond-Making-a-Correx-SpacePod-to-bol/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:53:08 PST
Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Radial-Piston-Water-Pump/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT
Making a water canister with fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-water-canister-with-fire/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:52:50 PST
How to Shape a Foam Mold for Building Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Shape-a-Foam-Mold-for-Building-Skateboards/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 10:35:58 PDT
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [March 2016 update] http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-a-light-car-top-able-outri/
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:48:36 PDT
Flat-pack Cardboard Beach Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-pack-Cardboard-Beach-Office/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 23:11:29 PST
Design and Build Steps for a Prefab Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Build-Steps-for-a-Prefab-Shed/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 21:48:55 PST
Bamboo Tricycle Bike - Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Tricycle-Bike-Build/
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 04:20:15 PST
TREAD BELT http://www.instructables.com/id/TREAD-BELT/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 10:28:24 PDT
Longboard Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Project/
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:40:25 PDT
Garage Climbing Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Climbing-Wall/
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Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:37:52 PST