Instructables: exploring - outside - star http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:23:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Customize Your Skateboard Deck! http://www.instructables.com/id/Customize-Your-Skateboard-Deck/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:04:05 PDT
Finding North direction and time by any bright star. http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-North-Direction-and-Time-by-Any-Bright-Sta/
Finding North direction and time by any bright star. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/0MT6/IMZ67E8N/FVC0MT6IMZ67E8N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/0MT6/IMZ67E8N/FVC0MT6IMZ67E8N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/0MT6/IMZ67E8N/FVC0MT6IMZ67E8N.SMALL.jpg tonytran2015 by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).Most people living in the Northern temperate and arctic zones know how to find the star Polaris to find North direction and can even tell time by the orientation of the Little Dipper (part of the Little Bear). But Polaris is not an easily seen bright star a...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:53:29 PDT
Amazing Fire Domino - 8000 Matches Chain Reaction L Star Shaped http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Fire-Domino-8000-Matches-Chain-Reaction-L-/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 15:17:30 PDT
Low Effort Fence Post Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Effort-Fence-Post-Removal/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:19:56 PDT
Finding direction, distance and navigating to a distant base by stars. http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-direction-distance-and-navigate-to-a-dista/
Finding direction, distance and navigating to a distant base by stars. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/SDLS/IGQFY907/FX1SDLSIGQFY907.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/SDLS/IGQFY907/FX1SDLSIGQFY907.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/SDLS/IGQFY907/FX1SDLSIGQFY907.SMALL.jpg tonytran2015 by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).Figure: The sky map for use in Northern hemisphere. The method here uses stars for finding base city at a distance between 1000km to 9000km and for traveling to that base using constant latitude for final path.It uses the stars passing overhead the base city an...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 03:46:43 PST
Finding North direction and time by stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-North-direction-and-time-by-stars/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:05:58 PDT
Easy Paper/Metal Ninja Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-PaperMetal-Ninja-Star/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:52:47 PDT
Stormtrooper Style Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Stormtrooper-Style-Log-Burner/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:46:22 PST
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Style-Wood-Log-Burner/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:44:31 PDT
Batarang from Scrap Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Batarang-from-Scrap-Metal/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:47:35 PDT
Quick and Dirty Shuriken (Throwing Star) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Shuriken-Throwing-Star/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:36:24 PDT
Vader Gas Bottle Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Vader-Gas-Bottle-Log-Burner/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:54:55 PDT
How to make a easy ninja star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-easy-ninja-star/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:38:12 PDT
Star Wars Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Longboard/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:22:29 PDT
How to find 'Polaris' - the North Star http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-find-Polaris-the-North-Star/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 06:15:25 PDT
Bicycle Starship Enterprise http://www.instructables.com/id/Starship-Bicycle-Enterprise/
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 16:07:26 PST
Emergency Celestial Navigation http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Celestial-Navigation/
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Wed, 24 Mar 2010 22:20:05 PDT
mtb maintenance: how to fix preload on mtb shocks http://www.instructables.com/id/mtb-maintenance-how-to-fix-preload-on-mtb-shocks/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 09:50:02 PST
Toolbike / XEyes bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbike--XEyes-bike/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 09:51:03 PST
Turn your Bed into a Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Fastest-Bike-Trailer/
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Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:02:19 PST
How to Build a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Campfire/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2007 08:50:26 PDT
Go-llerblades: Motorized Skates - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-llerblades%3a-Motorized-Skates---Part-1/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 16:17:37 PDT
Open a Wine Bottle in the Wilderness http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-a-Wine-Bottle-in-the-Wilderness/
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 14:05:10 PDT
How to Make an Emergency Hex Key / Allen Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Emergency-Hex-Key--Allen-Wrench/
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Mon, 25 Jun 2007 19:24:32 PDT