Instructables: exploring - outside - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 13:08:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 WeDangle: A seat within your clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/WeDangle-A-seat-within-your-clothes/
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SMALL.jpg IamWe This diy project investigates the multi-functionality of clothes. In this case a built-in hanging chair. This is a proof of concept rather than a fashion design project. The WeDangle can change the way we sit drastically; it is a customized comfy seat that we carry always with us. You can use it as ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:59:38 PDT
Bank Curve Slip N' Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Bank-Curve-Slip-N-Slide/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:17:11 PDT
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mosquito-Trap/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:59 PDT
DIY Hydration Bladder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydration-Bladder/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:13:48 PDT
Axe handle protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-handle-protector/
Axe handle protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz sometimes while splitting wood its inevitable you will have a handle strike and if you're my younger brother its usually a given! the first use of a new axe he missed and nicked the handle and decided to duct tape it to protect it. that lasted a few more swings and the tape was pealed off. my soluti...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:50 PDT
DIY Pennyboard Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pennyboard-Backpack/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:58:54 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
Tire Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SMALL.jpg mackderin This is a step-by-step process on how to make a tire chair. There's only a few simple steps that will create a fun, spunky, and unique chair that will catch peoples eyes. You can use this chair in your yard, your bedroom, or even to watch a sports game!To make this chair of joy just like me you shou...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Laser-assisted takedown blowgun with bipod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-assisted-takedown-blowgun-with-bipod-or-Ther/
Laser-assisted takedown blowgun with bipod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/69PJ/IA57LP02/FKX69PJIA57LP02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/69PJ/IA57LP02/FKX69PJIA57LP02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/69PJ/IA57LP02/FKX69PJIA57LP02.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone,In this instructable, we'll be making a blowgun with all the accessories I could think of. This blowgun is stable, accurate and mobile so I consider my goals reached. This is my latest week-end project and I hope you enjoy reading about it! The original idea came from Grant Thompson's L...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 13:46:20 PDT
Build a Mussel Float Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Mussel-Float-Boat/
Build a Mussel Float Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/KZGG/ICP0XKI8/F9MKZGGICP0XKI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/KZGG/ICP0XKI8/F9MKZGGICP0XKI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/KZGG/ICP0XKI8/F9MKZGGICP0XKI8.SMALL.jpg cpomeroy2 This Instructable documents how I built a small sailing boat out of a mussel float, and advice on how to build your own! This project took me about four days working on and off and in a rush, so there were many corners cut and compromises made. If you are an advanced DIY person/ boat builder you can...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 06:57:47 PDT
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-to-Landscape-Greywater-System/
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SMALL.jpg a03326495 This design and much of the information contained within are borrowed with permission from Art Ludwig's website: OasisDesign.net. The Laundry to Landscape greywater system was developed by Art Ludwig of Oasis Design and published unpatented into the public domain for all to use. If you want to spre...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 21:06:26 PDT
Doggy Bike Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggy-Bike-Wagon/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 20:55:29 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
Make a Skateboard from a Snowboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Skateboard-from-a-Snowboard/
Make a Skateboard from a Snowboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1MA4/I8UV1N81/FLK1MA4I8UV1N81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1MA4/I8UV1N81/FLK1MA4I8UV1N81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/1MA4/I8UV1N81/FLK1MA4I8UV1N81.SMALL.jpg M3G I kinda made this project just for the heck of it (and because I thought it might be cool). I had picked up an old snowboard for free from the side of the road and was wondering what to do with it when this idea popped into my head. I figured "why not?" and started working on making it a reality. It...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:29:11 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
DIY Kayak Led Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Led-Lights/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:11:24 PDT
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-On-Demand-Water-Pump-System/
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I camp a lot, and I tend to camp in remote areas that do not have facilities such as water, electric, or bathrooms available. When I am not actually camping, I like to spend time building 'toys' for camping.When I am camping, water is very important. Many times I bring water with me in a storage tan...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:21:57 PDT
Bike Seat Secret Compartment/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Seat-Secret-CompartmentSurvival-Kit/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:25:11 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn A lot of times when I camp, I camp in remote areas with no utilities, including water.Since I find water to be quite important, I take it with me.I built a little micro camper (see my other instructables) and I needed a way to carry a fairly large amount of water easily. So I carry it in a tank on t...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Skid-Chair-Feet-From-Recycled-Inner-Tube/
Anti-Skid Chair Feet From Recycled Inner Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/NLNH/I7N66PUL/FGRNLNHI7N66PUL.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid We have beautiful hardwood floors in our house and I want to be sure they stay scratch free for years to come. I knew there was a reason why I saved my old Inner Tubes, I'm not crazy after all. I'm going to make protective feet for our furniture to prevent future scuffs.Tools Needed: Scissors Pen Gl...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:58:37 PDT
DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-Camper/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:39 PDT
DIY Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bird-Feeder-1/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:27:38 PDT
My Pedal Pony: a Costume for your Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pedal-Pony-a-Costume-for-your-Bike/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:04:39 PDT
$1 archery target!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-archery-target/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:04:32 PDT
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camping-Toilet-Bucket/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:11:49 PDT
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hudsons-Bay-Survival-Pack/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:10:13 PDT
Easy Toboggan from a plastic barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Barrel-Toboggan/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:04:52 PDT
Make the most of your DIY Laguiole kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-most-of-your-DIY-Laguiole-kit/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:44:55 PST
Astro Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Astro-Sled/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 02:42:41 PST
Sand Art (Valentines Day) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Art-Valentines-Day/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:16:00 PST
DIY carbon tape heated trousers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-trousers/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 12:58:12 PST
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Dog-Sled-Kick-Sled-Snowmobile-Sled/
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SMALL.jpg Justa Jakobi This multipurpose sled is a fun way to exercise high-energy dogs in the winter, have a friend tote you around behind a snowmobile (proper safety gear encouraged... ), or just have the coolest sled at the slope. All you need is a pair of ski's, some supplies, and some ingenuity. Problem: I recently a...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:37:59 PST
DIY Insect Repellent!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Insect-Repellent/
DIY Insect Repellent!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/W2EV/I5P7L8N6/FSGW2EVI5P7L8N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/W2EV/I5P7L8N6/FSGW2EVI5P7L8N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/W2EV/I5P7L8N6/FSGW2EVI5P7L8N6.SMALL.jpg PowellMade I like fishing. A lot of places I go or have been have more mosquitos, sand flies and midges that someone could imagine.About 4 years ago an old fisherman told me how to make this repellent. I was asking about the dreaded sand fly and how to avoid it. None of the store-bought repellants work against...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:09:42 PST
Cheap and Custom Penny Board Grip Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Custom-Penny-Board-Grip-Tape/
Cheap and Custom Penny Board Grip Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZHFV/I55MVVWM/FX7ZHFVI55MVVWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZHFV/I55MVVWM/FX7ZHFVI55MVVWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/ZHFV/I55MVVWM/FX7ZHFVI55MVVWM.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'll show you how to make a cheap grip tape with a custom design for your skateboard, longboard, penny board, or any other kind of boards!I decided to add a grip tape because, even if my penny board deck has a lot of "zig-zag lines" (photo#4), when the floor is a litt...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:40:46 PST
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-2/
Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SMALL.jpg Lander Vandemoortele As a task we had to do for school (I study Industrial Product Designing), we had to make a portable swing. A part of making the swing, was making the instructable. So if you want to make a nice swing, you'll have some 100 options (the number of students). I'll be very glad if you choose mine! The ...
By: Lander Vandemoortele

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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:27:02 PST
Complete Camping Hammock with Screen and Rainfly http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Camping-Hammock-with-Screen-and-Rainfly/
Complete Camping Hammock with Screen and Rainfly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson This project will show you step-by-step how to make a complete camping hammock, including the hammock, mesh bugnet, rainfly, and tree straps. I built this as a gift for for my girlfriend, who loves borrowing the Hennessy Hammock I've had since I was a Boy Scout, and is taking longer and longer to gi...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:16:34 PST
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-induction-safety-bike-lights-Nearly-invis-1/
Magnetic induction safety bike lights. Nearly invisible design, cheap, waterproof and battery free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/3127/I388A3M5/F9R3127I388A3M5.SMALL.jpg stonioni This safety light system blinks as far the wheel spins: faster it spins, faster rate the leds blink. I'ts contactless so here is quite no friction. It uses magnetic induction so it’s battery and maintenance free, waterproof and really clean in design. Perfect for all purposes! Here in Italy Reelight...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 04:59:59 PST
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-SafetyParty-Bike-Light-12/
RGB LED Safety (Party) Bike Light ($35) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/0O4A/I2TG5MEK/FTA0O4AI2TG5MEK.SMALL.jpg tgvoss We wanted to add some safety to bike commuting as the days keep getting shorter. Here is our $35 solution.My wife tries to commute three times a week and the current bike lights were not cutting it. Reflective tape and a brighter head lamp did not seem like it would solve the visibility issue. We ha...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:10:28 PST
DIY Electric Bike! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Bike/
DIY Electric Bike! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/PDA5/I2F26O77/F0NPDA5I2F26O77.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid I live in Eugene, Oregon, one of the most bicycle friendly small cities around, and I really like making use of the many, many bike paths and bike lanes that thread throughout the town and out into the surrounding natural areas. As long as you can handle the rain, this place is a fantastic area for...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:34:03 PST
Expedient @L@L (Atlatl) http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedient-LL-Atlatl/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:41:00 PST
Truck bed tuck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-bed-tuck-bed/
Truck bed tuck bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/CKBR/I1CC0A2T/FNVCKBRI1CC0A2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/CKBR/I1CC0A2T/FNVCKBRI1CC0A2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/CKBR/I1CC0A2T/FNVCKBRI1CC0A2T.SMALL.jpg jmcarthur3 basic diy on fitting and storing a foam matress in a truck bed things needed for project. A truck. A foam mattress or mattress topper. some paracord ... or rope. and something that will work as a latch or hook. Something to cut the foam with. I used a very sharp knife and a Utility blade. first...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:02:23 PDT
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Aluminum-Can-Stove/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-Marzocchi-Bomber-Mountain-Bike-Fork-Rebuild/
1999 Marzocchi Bomber Mountain Bike Fork Rebuild - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/N6J5/I0R12ROI/FMEN6J5I0R12ROI.SMALL.jpg timothytdiy I was given a Wicked Fat Chance with a blown out Marzocchi Bomber fork. If you're not familiar with it, it was a somewhat high end fork when it came out. It offers adjustable dampening through changing the air pressure.When I got it, the fork wasn't holding air pressure and would go flat pretty quic...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Build Your Own Atlatl http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Atlatl/
Build Your Own Atlatl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J1LG/I0HYTALZ/F4OJ1LGI0HYTALZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J1LG/I0HYTALZ/F4OJ1LGI0HYTALZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J1LG/I0HYTALZ/F4OJ1LGI0HYTALZ.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon The Hunter, stalks his prey to an open field with the perfect opportunity to strike. Eyes narrowed with full intent on a clean kill. Slowly but surely the Hunter draws an arrow from his quiver and prepares for the attack. In one swift motion he takes three quick steps and swings his arm flinging the...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:39:04 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell Power off? Grid down? Hurricane? Tornado? Camping? Apocalypse? Cross eyed lumber jack down the street?I want to show you how to make a quick, simple and cheap DIY phone charger with basic tools and skills - anyone can do this. Shelf stable, clean - with no lead acid battery mess!I used $9 in pa...
By: More Cowbell

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Super Easy First Aid/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-First-AidSurvival-Kit/
Super Easy First Aid/Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/E4O5/HZNYHZ1U/FHZE4O5HZNYHZ1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/E4O5/HZNYHZ1U/FHZE4O5HZNYHZ1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/E4O5/HZNYHZ1U/FHZE4O5HZNYHZ1U.SMALL.jpg TannerH My son and I made pill bottle first aid kits last year in his Cub Scout troop. While I really liked the fact that his pack leaders were teaching the kids how to be prepared for small emergencies, I decided to take the original design and upgrade it a bit. This is my take on how you can design a ver...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:07:46 PDT
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard-1/
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/8YYR/HZI9BNVY/FED8YYRHZI9BNVY.SMALL.jpg PracticalProjects Hello, This is intended to be a quick guide on what you need to create a homemade electric skateboard on a relatively small budget that can rival a new consumer brand that costs in excess of £1200. The board I built can reach speeds of about 26mph and with regenerative breaking can run for about 10K...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:37:04 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
Building a Campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZFG8/HZ13GV5B/F31ZFG8HZ13GV5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZFG8/HZ13GV5B/F31ZFG8HZ13GV5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZFG8/HZ13GV5B/F31ZFG8HZ13GV5B.SMALL.jpg pi526 For camping trips and backyard cookouts, make a fast, hot campfire with a minimum amount of smoke. We had our campfire burning hot ~20 minutes after we collected kindling and cut firewood in our woods from trees found on the ground. Dry kindling and firewood burn faster and with less smoke than fres...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SMALL.jpg Bundaberg42 One of the best things about summer is being able to enjoy the beautiful weather from the comfort of a hammock. But unless you’ve got the perfect gear, it can be difficult to find two trees or posts close enough and sturdy enough to set up your hammock exactly where you want it. That’s why we decide...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
Indigo Dyed Beach Towels http://www.instructables.com/id/Indigo-Dyed-Beach-Towels/
Indigo Dyed Beach Towels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/1NA1/HYQDXNN9/FGD1NA1HYQDXNN9.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Being a big fan of the beach, I'm always on the lookout for fun towels to accompany me on my sea side adventures. I got it in my head that I wanted one that was indigo dyed in the Japanese shibori style, but couldn't find one anywhere on the inter tubes. So I decided to make my own! I made two versi...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:06:34 PDT