Instructables: exploring - outside - water Tue, 26 May 2015 05:25:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super Duper Slip and Slide
Super Duper Slip and Slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stryker Every kid needs a slip and slide. I think it's a law in PA, but I'll have to look that up. My boys have destroyed a few of the cheap ones and the commercial grade slides are way too expensive. After a quick internet search I found a great DIY solution and decided to make my own. With a few change...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:36:50 PDT
HOW TO MAKE A BLACK SAND WATER FILTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> bcruz2017 You need a cup,cheesecloth,knife for this step. Grind some charcoal Dump charcoal in filter cup Add sand Put cheesecloth over it Add some charcoal again Then sand Finally put cheesecloth at top of cup, filter is done enjoy:) A link to our website that explains it all.http...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 12:57:08 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Stash
Emergency Duct Tape Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> More Cowbell Duct tape is great - unless you don't have any when you need it. Here is a quick and simple way that I've been using for years to keep a little with me without the bulk of toting around a full roll. This is very handy to have for any outdoor adventure. Supplies 1. Duct Tape2. Water bottle3. 30...
By: More Cowbell

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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:24:16 PDT
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System - More DIY How To Projects]]> a03326495 This design and much of the information contained within are borrowed with permission from Art Ludwig's website: 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
My Pool Cooler
My Pool Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike63 I was asked to show some more details of how I did my pool cooler, so here they are. I didn't do a video (not really setup to do those just yet) to step through cause I might not be able to remember how to re-rope it to put it back together. My wife loved this thing last summer and I do not want to ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:05:16 PDT
simple water fountain
simple water fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> Clawdizzle Build this simple water fountain in about 30 minutes Gather supplies Electric drill with 1" and 1/4" drill bits Large garden pot (I recommend one that is wide and is at least 24" tall)Lid that is slightly less circumference than the pot (I used an upside down garbage can lid)water pump (these cos...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:29:39 PDT
Backyard Pond and Waterfall: No Experience Necessary!
Backyard Pond and Waterfall: No Experience Necessary! - More DIY How To Projects]]> DragonTamer458 I have wanted a pond my entire life. When I was seven I begged my mom to let me build one. and kept begging for the next nine years. When I turned sixteen, she finally said yes. Five minutes later I was in the backyard with a shovel.It took a few months to complete, though I only worked on weekends,...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:03:49 PDT
How to Check if Your Home Has a Hidden Leak
How to Check if Your Home Has a Hidden Leak - More DIY How To Projects]]> purrgirl There is nothing good about a water leak in your home! These steps will help you determine whether your home has a hidden leak that needs to be addressed. Has Your Water Usage Increased for No Apparent Reason? If your water bill is showing an unexpected or inexplicable increase in water usage, it...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:05:49 PDT
Kids Mud Fun aka water interaction play table
Kids Mud Fun aka water interaction play table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan MacKenzie Kids loveto play with water, even better when they add a few little handfuls of sand. The idea of this table is to give the little ones a place to play with water get messy and have fun. The project is inspired by my wife and easy made in an afternoon with the whole family. Collect the materials ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 03:14:53 PDT
Portable Bicycle Water Pump
Portable Bicycle Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> Treadmaps This is how to make a portable bicycle water pump out of a couple simple Off The Shelf items. You can even transport the pump and stand together while attached to the bike. There are no modifications to the bike. Just a little pounding and cutting to the pump. It can pull water from 10 feet down...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 22:37:02 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed)
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY Skills: The Best Survival Tool
DIY Skills: The Best Survival Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cheapdiyproject Knowledge increases your chances of survival.I am a big fan of having BOB (bug out bag) in the trunk of my car for emergencies both big and small, but I hesitate to rely upon it too heavily. Underground nuclear fall-out shelters, shotguns and AK-47s, freeze-dried food, bug-out bags, Altoid tins of f...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:02:14 PDT
Water Trick
Water Trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sarath Chandra This is a prank in which you can fool anyone just by using some easily available materials. In this you can give a water bottle which is filled with water to a friend whom you want to fool. After opening the bottle we can see the water spilled over the friend's dress Required apparatus The materi...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:45:22 PDT
Get Cool Stickers For FREE!
Get Cool Stickers For FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> idahoDHbiker I created this Instructable because I love getting stickers from different brands and have found a great way to help them advertize and get stickers mailed to me without sending a SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope). All you normally need to do is send an email and ask politely for some stickers...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:34:48 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> Escalante Slim This bottle cooler uses an absorbent sleeve, insulation layer, and waterproof breathable fabric jacket to enable evaporative cooling of a beverage container without the mess of having an exposed wet media. The evaporative cooling water is contained within the waterproof jacket, so the exterior surfa...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
Tl;dr -- Surviving The Apocalypse
Tl;dr -- Surviving The Apocalypse - More DIY How To Projects]]> kyao Hello and welcome to the tl;dr (too long, didn't read) version of How to Survive the Apocalypse. The idea of this Instructable is to give you a comprehensive summary of what to do in the face of calamity in the shortest amount of time possible. Maybe the apocalypse is happening right now and you don...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:29:23 PDT
Biosand Filter
Biosand Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimmypat A biosand filter is a simple type of water purification system that uses sand, gravel, gravity and some simple engineering to purify water contaminated with biologics and some chemicals. Its structure is generally made of concrete or plastic and is filled with layers of gravel and sand that encoura...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:48:27 PST
gas powered kayak
gas powered kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz one day I had an idea to make a powered kayak i already had the motor and propeller so I bought a bran new kayak for $450 at gander mountain and started cutting holes in it, my dad freaked out and thought I was a dumb a#$....come to think of it I'm sure he said it out loud lol. the motor I used was ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:36:43 PST
How to Find Shark Teeth
How to Find Shark Teeth - More DIY How To Projects]]> to'bryant Do you live near the beach? Love the outdoors? Are your kids full of energy? Do you want to get them outside to explore, learn and get some fresh air? Maybe you're looking for some fun on a budget? Are you individual with a thirst to learn hands on? Or do you simply love to hunt for objects, live fo...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:31:53 PST
How to make a solar still
How to make a solar still - More DIY How To Projects]]> SurvivalWorkbench We all know that getting clean water is one of our first priorities. When you find yourself in the middle of an apocalyipse or outbreak, that will be hard. That's why I decided to show you how to do it.CAUTION: This only works on hot days. What you'll need You will need:- A plastic sheet- Somethi...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:25:23 PST
Underwater lights - insulated in old jam jars
Underwater lights - insulated in old jam jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrlilje At the art ship Illutron we often use lights under water. For illumination and decoration. It is a beautiful effect, and it gives a touch of magic to performances on water. Leave the lights on for a few hours, and millions of little fish will be attracted and circle the lights. I recently went to Li...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:50:50 PST
Fishing Rod Holder
Fishing Rod Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevenarango Hello My Fellow Instructables here i have a very light FRH Fishing Rod Holderfor this u need Square Aluminium 1" X1" and Plastic Brackets see picture for details PVC 40 mm wide. cut to 10 Inches Screws,Brackets to hold the Aluminium. all this could be purchased at bunnigsthe Cross bea...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:58:41 PST
Paracord Nalgene water bottles case
Paracord Nalgene water bottles case - More DIY How To Projects]]> frogsarecool A handy way to carrie your water bottle, and if you fill it with ice like I do it also absorbs the condensation so it doesn't make a mess. it is also easy to remove case just loosen the top string and it will slide off. Materials Parachute cord-Prime color about 31 feet-Secondary color 24 feet R...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 20:33:56 PST
Inexpensive stand up paddle board (SUP)
Inexpensive stand up paddle board (SUP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> pleabargain Super simple, in hindsight!, to make. I didn't take nearly as many photos as I wanted.I took three sheets of 2M x 70cm x 5cm insulation board and glued them together and made a paddle board.Motivation: SUP are expensive. I live near a large lakesupplies/parts three sheets of 2M x ~50cm x 5cm insul...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 08:42:22 PST
Mason Jar Watering
Mason Jar Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryanmorrison This is a simple lid you can make from materials you might have lying around the house. This took me about ten minutes and didn't cost me anything. If you were to go purchase everything new, it might cost you around $10. Gather Materials I used an old cheap plastic watering container to take the ...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:18:41 PST
Simple Solar Cooking Jar
Simple Solar Cooking Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> hegure_ryu This instructable will show how to use mason jars to pasteurize water or cook using only the sun and simple items from your pantry and kitchen. Needed Items You will need: Mason Jars or large glass jars; black paint masking tape shiny reflective material oven bag or larger glass enclosure optiona...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:39:13 PST
Water Rocket Launcher
Water Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fablablacote Difficulty: EasyTime: +/- 3 hours The project is a water rocket launcher with a simple manual trigger.It allows to manage the pressure and send the rocket on time. The techniques used as well as our inspiration comes from the excellent website content: Thanks to PapyJo for a...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:14:58 PST
Water Bottle Mouse Trap
Water Bottle Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> colby billings This is my first instruct able hope you enjoy Materials Water bottle 2 rubber bands2 sticks of some sort (I used blow gun darts)Knife (box cutter works the best)Multi tool Starting To Cut Cut open the bottle where I'm cutting it open at Poke Holes Poke holes where I'm doing it at ( I'm ju...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 18:55:52 PST
Pocket Sized Water Purifier
Pocket Sized Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxM2 It sounds like magic, but it's just electrochemistry. All you need is a pencil, some titanium wire, and a battery to start purifying water. The voltage between the graphite and the titanium converts H2O and a little table salt (NaCl) into NaClO, sodium hypochlorite, also known as bleach. Run the rea...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeffbuffington23 This project was one of my better ideas. I have a 2 1/2 stall garage and use the side of it as my shop. I wanted something better to walk on then concrete, but didn't want it to get all messy in the winter. So I came up with this. I created a floor plan and layout to see how much flooring I would ne...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:34 PDT
Making 140 Pound Test Leader With Hook
Making 140 Pound Test Leader With Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> aarroyo2 Get the quick twist tool to bend the wire on one side of the tool (VERY EASY LOOK CLOSELY AT PHOTOS) tool comes with an Alan key it is used to twist the wire once the loop has been formed on the opposite side of the tool What You Will Need AFW leader wire of your choice Cut Leader Wire Cut...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:50:38 PDT
Survival Kit - Mini Tin
Survival Kit - Mini Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanishMaker You will need:Mini tinMini flashlightRazor bladeNailRubber bandPlastic bagDuck tapeSurvival fluteFishing hookDental flossSugar (In a straw)FoilSuper glueMatchesBandages Birthday candle ToothstickPills (for hurting head/stomach)Safety pinFirestarter Plastic strips Survive You can also print a surv...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:56:25 PDT
How to Stand-Up Paddle Board
How to Stand-Up Paddle Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnstat000 Hello!I am sorry for the bad photos, my Dad didn't want to get his camera wet so I had to adjust for bad cell phone pictures. We were on vacation in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and rented paddle boards from a nearby outfitter. I was looking on Instructables and I realized that there wasn't an 'Ible yet...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:14:56 PDT
A Survival Water Filter
A Survival Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> ethanb34 In the world we live in, you never know what is coming next. Fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can lead to apocalypse-like situations. That is why you should always be prepared to be able to survive in many conditions. One key factor to survival in all situations, is getting clean ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdaniel7 Living in Cambridge near the historical Charles river and watching people kayak down it's length, I nurtured a growing desire to be able to interact with the natural structure on my own schedule. I decided to build a boat, but I didn't know how to get started. I soon received an email from a friend ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Smartphone water bottle lamp
Smartphone water bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 It's perfect for camping. All you need isa smartphonea flashlight appa clear plastic bottle full with water Set up Fill a clear plastic bottle with waterturn on the flashlight (app) of your smartphoneput the water filled bottle on the flashlight of your smartphone
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski
How to Barefoot Waterski - More DIY How To Projects]]> bergerab Barefoot waterskiing is one of the most intimidating and rewarding water sports in practice today. These skiers travel at high speeds on just the skin on their feet! To some this is appealing; however, due to the mental obstacles barefooting brings, many beginners can be discouraged. To beginners, s...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer
Swimsuit Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> ehudwill My sister-in-law shared with my about the swimsuit dryers they used on their trip to Hawaii. I was intrigued because my family often goes swimming at the pool and carrying bags of soaking wet swimsuits can be a smelly. Having a way to speed up the drying process would be great. Then I remembers a fa...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> phinch My kids love playing in the splash pad at the water park, and I figured I could build one for my yard.Of course I could have just turned on the hose, but there's a bit of a drought going on where we live, so thats why I made it recirculate.I've already built a water table based on theerikjohnson's i...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick!
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter Summer is a great time for getting outdoors and enjoying time with family and friends, only sometimes the enjoyment is curtailed by the brutal summer heat. The Mistick is here to help!! There are many products available to provide a cooling mist in a fixed area, such as attached to a deck or awnin...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Easy and cheap bottle insulation
Easy and cheap bottle insulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer I recently went on a backpacking trip and I needed a water bottle. I wanted a nice insulated, 32 oz., water bottle that I could get for a decent price. I picked up a conversation where a man said that most of the extreme backpackers don't buy insulated water bottles they usually just cover them in d...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:16:47 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station
Water Balloon Filling Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter The 4th of July has come and gone and my neighborhood, like many, celebrated our Nation's independence with a cookout, fireworks and, of course, a huge water balloon war! We spent hours dragging multiple hoses around, picking them up, filling a balloon, putting them down, tying a balloon, repeat. ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Hydro Hive
Hydro Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dylan Larsen I have lived in the woods my entire life and have enjoyed nature all around. I have seen so many bees that have died in buckets, water puddles, and anything that has collected water that they were trying to get to. This is something that I have come up with on my 3D printer to help out some. CAD D...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
How To Tie A Mini Wooly Bugger
How To Tie A Mini Wooly Bugger - More DIY How To Projects]]> tetra28 For this the only fly tying materials you will need are hackle feathers, a vice, a hook, and head cement. You can even substitute the head cement with clear nail polish. Sorry for the photo quality, it was taken with an iPod camera. Gather These Supplies Pipe cleaner, a small streamer hook, a fu...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 14:21:26 PDT
Coconut Bikini Top
Coconut Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> kilo_me Whether you are getting ready for your summer vacation on a tropical island or you are just looking for an all-natural material, eco-friendly bikini top wanting to say “Aloha” wearing the appropriate apparel . Well, here is how to make your own Coconut Bikini Top! Tools & materials you will need....
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:45:13 PDT
Pool Cooler For Bottles
Pool Cooler For Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> patatarium What You Need -rope (not in the image)-bucket-ice-knife-permanent marker- pool noodle Mark The Noodle The Size Of The 4 Side null Cut null Put The Rope In The Pool Noodle null Tie The Rope null Put The Noodle Arround The Bucket null Cut A Little Part Of Noodle For The Float nu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:38:21 PDT
How to make a Homemade Water Park with PVC
How to make a Homemade Water Park with PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpecificLove Is it hard to get your kids outside? With one of these homemade PVC water sprayers, it is easy to get the kids outside. They can have lots of fun and be safe in their own backyard. This is a great way to cool off in the summer heat.Watch Video.Have fun and be safe.
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:48:51 PDT
How To Fog Proof Goggles
How To Fog Proof Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mason Wright Materials Materials: 1: googles 2: dawn dish soap Fog Proofing Pour dawn in the googles and rub it in then let it sit for a minute. Dry Dry then test
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:45:30 PDT