Instructables: exploring - outside - design http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:24:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a DIY Tiki Torch From Snow Skis http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-DIY-Tiki-Torch-From-Snow-Skis/
How to Make a DIY Tiki Torch From Snow Skis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OY1O/IPQMDA25/F8NOY1OIPQMDA25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OY1O/IPQMDA25/F8NOY1OIPQMDA25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/OY1O/IPQMDA25/F8NOY1OIPQMDA25.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife A pair of old skis from Habitat for Humanity ReStore is now a bold yellow tiki torch, ready for our next backyard party.Mark and I were challenged by our friends at Krylon to make a tiki torch from something out-of-the-ordinary. Materials Using unusual materials in new ways is my favorite way to ...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:03:44 PDT
Cast Ice Tubes in Snowscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Ice-Tubes-in-Snowscape/
Cast Ice Tubes in Snowscape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/163Q/IKU2OMMW/FE0163QIKU2OMMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/163Q/IKU2OMMW/FE0163QIKU2OMMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/163Q/IKU2OMMW/FE0163QIKU2OMMW.SMALL.jpg ajjarchi ICE POLE INSTALLATIONWeisman Art Museum Minneapolis, MNDescription:Ice Pole was commissioned by the Weisman Art Museum for the opening of the 2014 photo exhibition Siberia: Imagined and Reimagined. Sited at the entrance to the museum, the installation served as an ice bar during the opening night, ...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:12:23 PST
Fishing Lure - Lipless Crank Bait http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Lure-Lipless-Crank-Bait/
Fishing Lure - Lipless Crank Bait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/QMP6/IK5S3342/FWBQMP6IK5S3342.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex What better way to enter the water then with a Fishing Lure!!Being an avid fishermen and living in Canada I experience fishing withdrawal in the early winter months when its too cold to open water fish and there isn't enough ice yet to ice fish. To help curb my need to fish I decided to make a lure...
By: Corasaurus Rex

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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 07:52:35 PST
Fire breathing dragon, Jürgøn http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-breathing-Dragon/
Fire breathing dragon, Jürgøn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3QKA/IJM02XG4/F8O3QKAIJM02XG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3QKA/IJM02XG4/F8O3QKAIJM02XG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/3QKA/IJM02XG4/F8O3QKAIJM02XG4.SMALL.jpg PaolaT3 This project was for the class design and prototyping at Howest college in Belgium. We made the prototype with four people in about three weeks, part-time work. The dragon exists out of 3 parts: a tail, a tower and a head. The following steps will show you how to make each part in detail. At the beg...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 23:02:31 PST
reclaim an old skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/recycling-an-old-skateboard-and-turning-it-into-a-/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:14:29 PST
Custom Graphic Leather Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Graphic-Leather-Knife-Sheath/
Custom Graphic Leather Knife Sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CRDT/IEN4Q2FA/FX8CRDTIEN4Q2FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CRDT/IEN4Q2FA/FX8CRDTIEN4Q2FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/CRDT/IEN4Q2FA/FX8CRDTIEN4Q2FA.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex When out in the bush a knife like this Buck Knife is one of the most important items you can have. Not only does a knife come in handy for cutting and keeping you safe but a single blade like this one can be used as a hatchet as well buy striking it with a solid stick when its pressed up against a ...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:05:49 PDT
Raised Timber Pond with Waterfall and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Timber-Pond-with-Waterfall-and-Bench/
Raised Timber Pond with Waterfall and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/EJ77/IE4ZTAVR/FQGEJ77IE4ZTAVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/EJ77/IE4ZTAVR/FQGEJ77IE4ZTAVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/EJ77/IE4ZTAVR/FQGEJ77IE4ZTAVR.SMALL.jpg SebElliott In this Instructable I will take you through how I designed and built a small raised pond with a capacity of roughly 300 litres, using 47x47mm sawn kiln-dried timber and 140mm wide decking boards. My design measures 1800 x 600mm on the pond side (including waterfall tower) and 1400 x 450mm on the be...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 06:38:07 PDT
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-BUILD-ROUND-PAVER-BRICK-PATIO-LAY-TWO-COLOR/
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy Today I will show you how I build an individual brick terrace. We are looking at a backyards with two small terraces and ponds that were build 20 years ago. Now the owner would like a bigger terrace and the leaking ponds need to go so it's time for a change. The plan is to take out the existing terr...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:18:49 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Build a Bouldering Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bouldering-Wall/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:15:20 PDT
Custom Skateboard Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skateboard-Deck/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:29:42 PDT
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
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
WALKWAY RE-DESIGN & INSTALLATION http://www.instructables.com/id/WALKWAY-RE-DESIGN-INSTALLATION/
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By: Corasaurus Rex

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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
DIY designer plywood swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
Frankenstrat Design Beach Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstrat-Design-Beach-Cruiser/
Frankenstrat Design Beach Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DVQQ/I45HDCOM/FI3DVQQI45HDCOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DVQQ/I45HDCOM/FI3DVQQI45HDCOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DVQQ/I45HDCOM/FI3DVQQI45HDCOM.SMALL.jpg nslane In this how to I will show you how to make a version of Eddie Van Halen's Frankenstrat paint job on a cruiser with my own little touch ups to make it look a bit cooler. c: feel free to make your own changes to your own board and make it unique. Its always more fun to add to something rather than per...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:58:36 PST
Portable & easy to use swing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-6/
Portable & easy to use swing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/DPRZ/I4J7FZ4H/F1BDPRZI4J7FZ4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/DPRZ/I4J7FZ4H/F1BDPRZI4J7FZ4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/DPRZ/I4J7FZ4H/F1BDPRZI4J7FZ4H.SMALL.jpg dvssara How to make your own portable swing.The design challenge was to make a handy, portable and easy to use swing. The result is a simple design that includes a couple of innovative elements. The length of the swing is adjustable to several branches and the used materials are well considered.Scroll down ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:56:43 PST
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/
"To Infinity & Beyond!" [Making a Correx SpacePod to boldly go to Space and back] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/P1UY/I2I46QIZ/FVMP1UYI2I46QIZ.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude I was part of a team at DesignSpark, tasked with sending a Superman figurine to Space in a SpacePod, then have him 'jump out' of the pod and free-fall back to earth. I was responsible for making a SpacePod capable of surviving the assent (-40C, wind, rain, cosmic radiation), and ensuring that the 4K...
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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
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
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
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/
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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
How to make a stable model rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stable-model-rocket/
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 09:23:21 PDT
Designing a Custom Skateboard Shape - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Template-for-Skateboard-Design-VIDEO/
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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/
petrol mini motorbike how to disign the proper way, with honda gx25cc - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 [March 2016 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 [March 2016 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 [ UPDATED MARCH 2016, SEE LAST STEP -- WT ] (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-carr...
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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/
Flat-pack Cardboard Beach Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/44KA/HDOW6ZZ4/FYU44KAHDOW6ZZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/44KA/HDOW6ZZ4/FYU44KAHDOW6ZZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/44KA/HDOW6ZZ4/FYU44KAHDOW6ZZ4.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 This project is an attempt to bridge my desires of being immersed in the beauty and aliveness of the outdoors, while still remain a productive citizen of the society. Living near the coast, the calling of the ocean is just irresistible. Since a lot of my work can be done on a laptop, to have a porta...
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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/
Design and Build Steps for a Prefab Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/0Y7V/HAUNNDJY/F1M0Y7VHAUNNDJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/0Y7V/HAUNNDJY/F1M0Y7VHAUNNDJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/0Y7V/HAUNNDJY/F1M0Y7VHAUNNDJY.SMALL.jpg yoyology During a recent move, I took down my prefab steel shed and brought it to the new house. In our old place, the platform the shed was built on was flimsy and placed directly on the ground. Here, I wanted something sturdier and more weatherproof, so I put it up on piers, level, plumb, and square. It w...
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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/
Bamboo Tricycle Bike - Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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/
America's cup hull design - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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/
Creating Hash House Harriers Trail for 1st-time Hares - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/4VHW/H8CVGESA/F3F4VHWH8CVGESA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/4VHW/H8CVGESA/F3F4VHWH8CVGESA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/4VHW/H8CVGESA/F3F4VHWH8CVGESA.SMALL.jpg luke.swanson Hash House Harriers is an international “running” organization that generally has groups in cities all across the world. Please note, Hash House Harriers has no affiliation, in any way, with the negative definition of “hash” often used in drug terms. Without getting into much detail at this point in...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 06:35:06 PDT
Longboard Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Project/
Longboard Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Design a High Powered Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-High-Powered-Rocket/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 21:12:29 PDT
Custom Longboard Grip Tape Design ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Longboard-Grip-Tape-Design-/
Custom Longboard Grip Tape Design ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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/
Diptych Sundial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5T15/G8C3JHDR/F4L5T15G8C3JHDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5T15/G8C3JHDR/F4L5T15G8C3JHDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/5T15/G8C3JHDR/F4L5T15G8C3JHDR.SMALL.jpg solmstea I saw a kit at Paxton Gate on Valencia in San Francisco on how to make a diptych sundial and was going to get it for my friend Ben, but then thought of all the extra wood I had from previous projects and decided to just make one from scratch. While I was once upon a time a physicist, I didn't really...
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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/
Long John Cargo Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/DNRO/G8HN7AWB/FJRDNROG8HN7AWB.SMALL.jpg gsport george Bicycles are great. They make moving about much more efficient and fast than walking, without having to worry about fuel, tax, insurance, parking etc etc. But if you need to take some stuff with you it gets more difficult. Cargo bikes come in two basic types; ones where you put all the stuff behind ...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:18:41 PDT
Painting Your Skateboard 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Your-Skateboard-101/
Painting Your Skateboard 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/HDVM/G57BGYKO/FLVHDVMG57BGYKO.SMALL.jpg CraigSnedeker This little guide will show you how to paint your skateboard with some pro results. I documented myself painting a skateboard 3-4 years ago (bad camera), but you can see what's happening to get an idea of what to do. I hope you learn from this, comment if you like it. Prep Step one is basic prep...
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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/
Improved Matchbox Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/RZ1O/FKHQCRHV/FQORZ1OFKHQCRHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/RZ1O/FKHQCRHV/FQORZ1OFKHQCRHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/RZ1O/FKHQCRHV/FQORZ1OFKHQCRHV.SMALL.jpg Awesomenessguy This slim line match box design is good for pocket size survivable kits What You Need Every thing you need you should able to find around the house. 1) Match box 2) Scissors 3) Glue 4) Stapler (optional) Cutting The Box First remove the tray from the match box and cut along the side of the s...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 06:06:32 PDT
Garage Climbing Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Climbing-Wall/
Garage Climbing Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/167C/FCRT3JQN/FEB167CFCRT3JQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/167C/FCRT3JQN/FEB167CFCRT3JQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/167C/FCRT3JQN/FEB167CFCRT3JQN.SMALL.jpg swighton In this instructable I show how I designed and built a climbing wall in my garage for relatively cheap. To view this project and some other pretty cool ones I haven't had time to transcribe over to instructables visit my site mechanicallyinclined.netOf course every garage varies so my design probabl...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:37:52 PST
TREAD BELT http://www.instructables.com/id/TREAD-BELT/
TREAD BELT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1N2E/F1Y7H100/F4J1N2EF1Y7H100.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1N2E/F1Y7H100/F4J1N2EF1Y7H100.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1N2E/F1Y7H100/F4J1N2EF1Y7H100.SMALL.jpg opendesignclub Nice belts made out of used bicycle tires. These belts are stylish and very simple to make.by: www.opendesignclub.com (thats me!) SEARCH FOR TIRES Search for used tires with a nice tread BUY SOME BELT BUCKLES Buy some belt buckles you like BUY SOME CHICAGO SCREWS Buy some Chicago Screw...
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Mon, 21 May 2007 10:28:24 PDT