Instructables: exploring - outside - design http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:04:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Vintage Inspired Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Skateboard/
Vintage Inspired Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/RQ7Q/HXCCLOFV/FYQRQ7QHXCCLOFV.SMALL.jpg travderose To be fair, I largely got the idea for this skateboard from Rockitalk and his skid board. I really liked his idea so I took it and made it my own: slightly modifying it and putting my own spin on it. It's really fun to ride this thing around town, you get a lot of questions about it. I love it be...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:05:15 PDT
Bendable Bird Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendable-Bird-Box/
Bendable Bird Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/KEUD/HVPEKWFA/FV3KEUDHVPEKWFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/KEUD/HVPEKWFA/FV3KEUDHVPEKWFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/KEUD/HVPEKWFA/FV3KEUDHVPEKWFA.SMALL.jpg jameye Hi there,We are Jente & Ward, two young Industrial Design students from Kortrijk, Belgium.We would like to share our design with the world, to people with a green heart.Our design is a bendable bird box.The only things you'll need to make it are:- A laser machine (in a nearby Protolab)- Sheet materi...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 10:27:03 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
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-ergonomic-Cycle-Truck/
How to build an Ergonomic Cycle Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/KAYK/HTD7QN9R/FTSKAYKHTD7QN9R.SMALL.jpg jawnn Design I got tired of falling over when climbing off my old bike fully loaded with cargo. I looked for one that had all the things that I needed, like easy dismount , full MTB gears (for climbing hills with cargo), and a front rack that would not affect the steering when fully loaded with 50lbs o...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:30:08 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 I designed and built my 5 foot Foot longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-designed-and-built-my-5-foot-Foot-longboard/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:26:44 PDT
Designing a Custom Skateboard Shape - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Template-for-Skateboard-Design-VIDEO/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This video shows you how to create a paper template that will be used to design and cut out your final shape after laminating a skateboard deck blank.
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:15:00 PDT
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
petrol mini motorbike how to disign the proper way, with honda gx25cc http://www.instructables.com/id/petrol-mini-motorbike-how-to-disign-the-proper-way/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RSJM/HFPTEJF4/F99RSJMHFPTEJF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RSJM/HFPTEJF4/F99RSJMHFPTEJF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/RSJM/HFPTEJF4/F99RSJMHFPTEJF4.SMALL.jpg danbranxl Ok this has been a small project that i have done, it is a honda gx 25cc hedge trimmer engine attached to a small push bike, with bigger handle bars and so on. the engine is mounted by a solid metal frame, welded on. then the engine is lined up with the back wheel, unlike the other little drives, wi...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 06:09:39 PDT
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-building-a-light-car-top-able-outri/
Designing and building a light, car-top-able outrigger sailing canoe [6/21/13/update] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/HSNP/HE7DAEJY/FYWHSNPHE7DAEJY.SMALL.jpg Wade Tarzia (Comment on the Photos: Short Dragon is a good boat, but it started rather heavy and gained weight as I added new features such as watertight compartments.  He has undergone many revisions, but the revision to very light kayak-replacement and car-top-carried sailing canoe is impossible.) There is ...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:48:36 PDT
Bamboo Tricycle Bike - Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Tricycle-Bike-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 This is my last project I did, It's a tricycle bike for streetmusicians the bike was made for a schoolassignment in group... The frame is made out of bamboo and metal joints, joint together with Fiberglas, Polyesterresin and Flax rope... Hope you enjoy, visit my website for more projects http://www....
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 04:20:15 PST
America's cup hull design http://www.instructables.com/id/Americas-cup-hull-design/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XCH8/H9G17CW1/FZFXCH8H9G17CW1.SMALL.jpg sparten11   This picture is one of my hull concepts for the america's cup contest. I have already performed flow analysis on the layout and is very efficient.  I have added a unified flexible member for stability, as you can see in the center of the catamaran design. The combined member should add additional ...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 08:28:16 PST
Creating Hash House Harriers Trail for 1st-time Hares http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Hash-House-Harriers-Trail-for-1st-time-Ha/
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 06:35:06 PDT
Longboard Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/SFYR/H8CVFPGG/F6GSFYRH8CVFPGG.SMALL.jpg firebird11692 I recently decided I wanted a different design on my Atom longboard. I sanded the deck down, spray painted it white, and now I'm currently covering the board in sharpie. I'll continue to upload pictures as I make progress.
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:40:25 PDT
Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Knives-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Knives can be useful, beautiful, deadly, and necessary. Here is a collection of some of the best knife-related Instructables: how to make your own, how to clean and sharpen it, how to use it, and how to put it away. For more knife-related Instructables, check out the Knife channel in Outside. nul...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:21:02 PDT
Custom Longboard Grip Tape Design ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Longboard-Grip-Tape-Design-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/TRFZ/GL4Z6D9F/F9MTRFZGL4Z6D9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/TRFZ/GL4Z6D9F/F9MTRFZGL4Z6D9F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/TRFZ/GL4Z6D9F/F9MTRFZGL4Z6D9F.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl This video shows you how to make a custom grip tape design for your longboard or skateboard. Any questions feel free to message me!
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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 09:12:48 PDT
Diptych Sundial http://www.instructables.com/id/Diptych-Sundial/
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Wed, 9 Feb 2011 07:55:50 PST
Long John Cargo Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-John-Cargo-Bike/
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:18:41 PDT
Make A Mature Clump of Grass In Less Than An Hour http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Mature-Clump-of-Grass-In-Less-Than-An-Hour/
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Sat, 20 Mar 2010 13:42:29 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
Design a Snowboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Snowboard/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2009 16:09:25 PDT
Griptape Design Cutouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro_and_Materials/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:24:58 PDT
Improved Matchbox Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Matchbox-Design/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 06:06:32 PDT
TREAD BELT http://www.instructables.com/id/TREAD-BELT/
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Mon, 21 May 2007 10:28:24 PDT
WINDEX 15 (Davis Instruments) Storage-Transport Container http://www.instructables.com/id/WINDEX-15-Davis-Instruments-Storage-Transport-Co/
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Fri, 18 Aug 2006 17:11:46 PDT