Instructables: exploring - outside - water - pvc - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:36:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Roof Rack Shower for Outdoor Activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Rack-Shower-for-Outdoor-Activities/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:53:29 PDT
Bicycle Canoe Cart 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Canoe-Cart-20/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 21:28:12 PDT
Solar Water Heater for Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-for-Pool/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 18:43:00 PDT
Pool Lounger with Built in Mist Sprayer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Pool-Lounger-with-Built-in-Mist-Sprayer/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 14:04:53 PDT
Kids PVC "Car Wash" Water Sprinkler Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-PVC-Car-Wash-Water-Sprinkler-Toy/
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:07:37 PDT
Fast and Easy, PVC Water Run!!! (for under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Easy-PVC-Water-Run-for-under-100/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:47:09 PDT
Backyard Dunk Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Dunk-Tank/
Backyard Dunk Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SMALL.jpg IamGutter OK, so you’re trying to plan some fun summer activities with friends and family and what is one thing that is always a bit hit at outdoor parties and cookouts? A dunk tank!! The problem is that there is never one around when you need it, and if it is around then you have to haul it in place, fill ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:58:55 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistick-as-in-Mist-Stick/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Balloon-Filling-Station/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
PVC Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Water-Pump/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:44:18 PST
PVC Pool Hose Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pool-Hose-Reel/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 01:15:06 PST
The Ultimate Squirt Gun - Build a WATERZOOKA! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Squirt-Gun-Build-a-WATERZOOKA/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 23:12:31 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
Garden Hose Water Gun for Hero Dads http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Hose-Water-Gun-for-Hero-Dads/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 09:26:08 PDT
Easy $5 Water Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Water-Guns/
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By: seamster

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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 23:26:19 PDT
DIY swimming pool cooler. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-swimming-pool-cooler/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 19:14:07 PDT
Build a water mortar http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-water-mortar/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 10:24:02 PST