Instructables: exploring - play - sports - featured Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:24:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Wax A Surfboard
How To Wax A Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer A lot of people hate having to wax their surfboard, and rightfully so, because it can be a daunting task. But these tips can make it quite easy. Materials All you need is some wax (base coat, and some wax of your choice, e.g. warm or cool depending on the water temperature in your area). Then yo...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:44:22 PDT
How to throw a football ?
How to throw a football ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> malcolm407 My name is Malcolm and today i will teach you how to throw a football in 10 simple steps Grip the football A). Place hand on ball with index finger closest to the tip of the ball, and above the laces.B). Place middle finger off the top of the white laces.C). Place your ring finger between the sec...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:11:13 PDT
Garden Shed Climbing Wall
Garden Shed Climbing Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> wyldestyle Want to use up all your wood scraps to make a recycled shed wall that you can climb on? This project shows how I build a 3m by 4m shed with all the left overs from renovating our house, scrap wood, palets and whatever I could scrounge. I also added a lot of new materiels but the objective was to use...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:55:18 PDT
Jugger Weapons
Jugger Weapons - More DIY How To Projects]]> savageinternet Imagine yourself as part of a post-apocalyptic battle team. The sun beating down on you, catching and glinting off your weapon. The ground soft beneath your feet. Your enemies across the field beginning to look worn down, their eyes betraying fear....Now you can be. ;) In Germany some time ago,...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:12:39 PDT
How to properly set up a game of croquet
How to properly set up a game of croquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> OogieMustBoogie Croquet is a fun family games that is 2 to 6 players and is very fun and classy, like backyard golf. It does have some preparation and that is what this instructable is about. Mow the grass This step is so important. If the grass is too tall, the balls will roll too slowly and if its too short, t...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:24:41 PDT
Tire Boxing Bag
Tire Boxing Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Luke_Indestructible Hey guys I'm back with my second instructable, "The Tire Boxing Bag". If you're like me your too cheap to buy a boxing bag and would rather make one yourself, or if you just like to recycle this is just for you. This bag is incredibly easy to make and costs almost nothing as you can get wor...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:05:41 PDT
Bamboo fishing pole
Bamboo fishing pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> Badger4700 This is a simple but effective fishing project. The rod blank Find a straight piece of bamboo, about 7 feet is perfect. Trim off the leaves and rough edges. Attach the line. Get a piece of 10lb or stronger test line. Cut it a bit more the twice as long as your rod blank. Tie one end near the h...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:32:55 PDT
DIY Disc Golf Backpack
DIY Disc Golf Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> sjehl Disc bags are either tiny and cheap or crazy expensive. If you want a back pack style bag you are going to easily pay $150 plus. I came across this picture of a bag used by redditor martial_arts. After poking around on bag-related posts on r/discgolf I came across this post in DG Course Review th...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:28:43 PDT
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball - More DIY How To Projects]]> tankapotamus A cheap, and simple solution for people whose insurance doesn't pay for activity specific prosthetic's. First mark the line First mark the line, pretty close to in the pictures. You can make it bigger, but it might get in the way of your shooting hand (right hand in my case). Cut on the line ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52:31 PDT
Fix Those Knobs To Your Juggling Clubs Permanently
Fix Those Knobs To Your Juggling Clubs Permanently - More DIY How To Projects]]> wardwouts So you love club juggling, but you hate how after a while the knobs of your clubs always start to twist? And those screws in the knobs, the cut your hands? Here's an easy fix: shoe goo. Knobs fixed to clubs with shoe goo stay fixed.Shoe goo is a liquid rubber type goo that'll glue the knob to the cl...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:32:32 PDT
Durable Cheap PVC Soccer Goal
Durable Cheap PVC Soccer Goal - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chrizzle13 I love soccer and over the weekend I wanted to play a soccer game with my friends, but I only had one goal. Using the goal I already had and pictures from the internet I built one out of PVC pipe.  This is a very durable light weight goal.  It was an easy project and it cost very little.  I would al...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 12:30:36 PST
How to Clean and Maintain Your Pistol
How to Clean and Maintain Your Pistol - More DIY How To Projects]]> beads1 I will be showing you how to properly clean and maintain a standard Pistol. In this demonstration I will specifically be using the Sig Sauer P227 .45 ACP. This pistol follows similar dis-assembly patterns compared to H&K, Glock, and Smith and Wesson semi-automatic pistols. Gather Your Materials T...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:38:37 PST
Skate School
Skate School - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ponchos For Chickens One of the problems with being a DIYer (and I’m sure many of you will relate to this) is that you get to a point where you feel as though you may as well hand-make everything.  You start to mentally reverse engineer almost everything you see, and a never ending list of future projects sits permanent...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 05:54:03 PST
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc
Fix broken Discraft Ultra-Star Frisbee/Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> wardog Do you have any cracked Discraft Ultra-Star lying under your bed because its broken?Well brush off that dust bunnies and give your dying Frisbee/Disc a second life!I just want to share this 'ible to my fellow Ultimate players and Frisbee/Disc owners who keep on cracking their Frisbee's/Discs for unk...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:03:34 PST
Skeleton Glow/Cosmic Bowling Trophies
Skeleton Glow/Cosmic Bowling Trophies - More DIY How To Projects]]> lime3D I made it at TechShop We decided to make unique trophies for the Nightmare Cruisers Hearse Club annual Ghoul (Glow) Bowling outing. Materials: Plastic skeletons 1/4" Acrylic sheet Hot glue Spray paint Painter's tape (optional) Tools (all available at TechShop) Epilog 60w laser etch...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:39:37 PST
Leather wrist wraps/cuffs
Leather wrist wraps/cuffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Silver Tongue Do you need wrist support? Swag? Both?  You will need: - 6"x18"x1/8" leather - 8 Chicago screws - 4 3/4" buckles - 4 3/4" D rings - Scissors - Leather punch - Oil (canola, olive, coconut, whatever) The leather Either download and print the attached pattern (thanks Catling), or construct your own...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:48:32 PDT
Disc Golf Goal all parts from Lowes Inexpensive
Disc Golf Goal all parts from Lowes Inexpensive - More DIY How To Projects]]> logan20seb I am going to try to show you how I built my first Disc Golf Goal with parts I got from Lowes for around $75! I think it turned out pretty decent. It's within the regulation limits I found here, is sturdy, and most importantly catches discs!I'll do my best to explain what you'll need to buy and how ...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:46:42 PDT
Wooden Frisbee
Wooden Frisbee - More DIY How To Projects]]> Emsaid Lately I have begun to play a lot of disc golf. However, discs can be quite expensive and I tend to lose one every now and then. So why not just make your own? Here is the disc I'm "copying" and its price can range from about $8-$...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:37:19 PDT
Eyelet Repair w/ Sugru for Cleats
Eyelet Repair w/ Sugru for Cleats - More DIY How To Projects]]> John Wilkes Booth There's nothing worse than getting a new pair of cleats only to have them stepped on and an eyelet ruined in only the second game you wear them. Sugru is a great solution to repair your eyelets and keep that snug fit on the field. Sugru comes in a variety of colors so you can always find a good matc...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 22:17:31 PDT
Replacing the Outer Leather Shell on a Baseball
Replacing the Outer Leather Shell on a Baseball - More DIY How To Projects]]> imamathguy On my bike commute home a few weeks ago, I found a baseball that had burst its stitching. It seemed interesting enough of an object, so I through it in my bag and brought it home with me. After a little research, I could hardly find any information where anyone had discussed making a baseball, even ...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 17:45:51 PDT
DIY Disc Golf Sack
DIY Disc Golf Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall Not too long ago, my son-in-law came up to me, and told me he had an idea for an Instructable.  He and many of his friends play disc golf.  It is s sport that is growing in popularity.  Discs (Frisbees) are thrown from a starting point to the first basket and then from that disc golf basket to the...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:38:46 PDT
Blowguns and paper cone darts
Blowguns and paper cone darts - More DIY How To Projects]]> arpruss Legal note: Blowguns are illegal in Canada, Massachusetts, the District of Columbia and New York City.  Check your laws. Safety notes: Blowguns are surprisingly powerful.  If there is a hard object near or behind the target, wear safety goggles in case of ricochets.  Make sure nobody is near the ta...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:37:29 PDT
True Rock Climbing Day Pack
True Rock Climbing Day Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mave_Rick There are a few very nice daypacks our there that are marketed towards climbers. While they are nice, and from respected brands, climbers weren't the main priority in the design process. Four gear loops on the waist belt doesn't justify the title Climbing Day Pack. This day pack is geared towards cl...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:10:55 PDT
How To String 6 Diamond Mesh
How To String 6 Diamond Mesh - More DIY How To Projects]]> laxbro99 This pocket demonstrates how to string 6 diamond mesh. 6 diamond is a great alternative to standard mesh, and is the most commonly used "monster mesh" in lacrosse. However, I would recommend this more towards a defenseman or a box lacrosse player, which is what I use 6 diamond for. Check this video ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 12:38:28 PDT
PickleBall Picker Upper intlpvti A simple but effective  pickleball picker upper. 1. A kitchen trash can. 2. 4 bungee cords. 3. 1/2" PVC pipe and 4 elbows. Cut a suitable hole in the bottom of the trash can. Drill holes on all four sides for the bungee cords. Make three sides of the handle. Drill holes for the handle, insert  the...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 07:29:32 PDT
Portable Gaga Pit (Israeli Dodge Ball)
Portable Gaga Pit (Israeli Dodge Ball) - More DIY How To Projects]]> old_alex This project was so big I had to cut it down and change it inside out to work better. Gaga is a game played in an octagon (mine is nearly 17ft across), players are eliminated if the ball hits them below the knees (the rules vary). The ball is batted not thrown if the ball leaves the octagon the las...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 16:53:06 PDT
Make a Flag Football Belt
Make a Flag Football Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheLacedAngel_TSMP All this spring rain is turning things pretty muddy around here, which means it's the perfect time to play flag football!  We need some belts and tear-away flags, so I got to work.  Here's what you'll need for each belt: 1" wide nylon webbing (enough to go around your waist, plus about a foot ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 20:26:50 PDT
Building Beanbag Toss Boards
Building Beanbag Toss Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeldridge1 Whether you are tailgating, grilling, or at your infamous family reunion, there is one yard game that stands above the rest.  Bean-bag toss is a tried and true game for all ages, and is a guarantee for a good time.  Sets come in many different shapes and colors,  but why buy expensive, generic store...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:39:18 PDT
Invent a Sport scoochmaroo Tired of run-of-the-mill sports? "Invent a Sport" is your key to unlocking a whole new world of sporting opportunities.  Take your bike, your football, your frisbee and a friend, and get ready to play!  "Invent a Sport" has ideas for all new indoor, outdoor and even winter sports.  All ideas come fr...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:56:40 PST
Go Running with your Dog! Build a Hands Free Leash
Go Running with your Dog! Build a Hands Free Leash - More DIY How To Projects]]> ericparrish Hi, meet Ri our trusty hound who loves to run with us.   Up until we hacked together this hands free solution we were having a less than steller running experience with her using a regular dog leash.   We have some thoughts to evolve this into a future product (we call it the Ri- Runner) but we tho...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 08:21:54 PST
Archery leather armguard
Archery leather armguard - More DIY How To Projects]]> dtextor Since many people asked because of my instructable for an arrow quiver ( how I made my armguard, I decided to post some instructions. I didn't build mine myself (the one on the picture), but if you live somewhere remote and don't find some...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:37:06 PST
Pool / Billiard Ball Polisher
Pool / Billiard Ball Polisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammel8 O,K so I have been wanting to do this for a while.  I am an avid pool player, and the balls on my table get dirty from playing with them a lot. Every one knows what its like to play with dirty balls.  They roll slow.  They don't react right.  Kinda takes away from the game.  You can go out ad buy a ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 19:09:43 PDT
Wireless PVC badminton volleyball net
Wireless PVC badminton volleyball net - More DIY How To Projects]]> replayreb My kids received a badminton set from their grandmother last summer which we have enjoyed immensely and play it often especially as an after dinner family game.  The problem is that it is cumbersome to set up and take down for mowing the grass and the kids keep tripping over the guy wires when runni...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:37:53 PDT
Karate Wooden Dummy
Karate Wooden Dummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu This Instructable will show how to make a wooden dummy; a centuries old training aid for martial arts to develop powerful blocks and hand speed. While originally from the Wing Chun style, this version is slightly tweaked to make it more applicable for Karate's straight in techniques.       I am a 4t...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:55:01 PDT
DIY Arrow Bocce Set
DIY Arrow Bocce Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> nickcube4 Bocce is a game of aiming, most commonly played with balls. In this instructable I will teach you how to make a version of the game that is played with arrows instead of balls. NOTE: I will not be held responsible if you hurt yourself. Things you need Materials: 9 wooden chopsticks 3 different c...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 18:42:39 PDT
Makedo Cardboard Foosball Table
Makedo Cardboard Foosball Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able You and your friends will be kicking goals with this fully functional Foosball Table. It’s a quick and easy project, and there’ll be hours of play once the making is done. We’ve used a fruit box, some cardboard tubes, stiff card and Makedo parts available from #3; Saw To create the r...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:52:20 PDT
How to stop your carabiner from spinning and cross loading when belaying.
How to stop your carabiner from spinning and cross loading when belaying. - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru When you're belaying for someone who is climbing, you want your complete attention to be on what you're doing. One annoyance that can distract is your carabiner spinning around when you make the transition from slack to tension. This hack prevents that, as well as cross loading - which is where for...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 07:41:37 PDT
The Pencil Putter: Backpack Golf Course Keychain
The Pencil Putter: Backpack Golf Course Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matter921 With school right around the corner, kids are already mentally preparing themselves for long bus rides, uneventful playground breaks, and lackluster lunch periods. With all this on his radar screen my younger cousin was anything but excited about putting away his golf clubs for the winter. Thats why...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:34:25 PDT
Making your own climbing holds
Making your own climbing holds - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I recently had an idea to build an outdoor bouldering/traversing wall for my children so looked in to the materials I would need to buy. Having looked at commercial climbing holds I was wondering how I might make some myself and if I could make a cost saving. I did quite a bit of research on the net...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:58:55 PDT
HOME MADE GOLF BALL WASHER FOR $10.00 DoDo729 I am told by the professionals that a clean golf ball will fly straighter. Well it may be true, but hasn't helped my game much. Regardless I like to keep my golf balls clean and looked into buying a ball washer, but was quickly discouraged, the prices are up to $250.00. Like any other speciality ite...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 07:34:56 PDT
Makedo Olympic Hurdles
Makedo Olympic Hurdles - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able It’s time to embrace the Olympic spirit! Celebrate friendship, unity and fair play by hosting your own Olympic Hurdle event. We’ve made our Olympic Hurdles out of milk cartons, coffee cups, yoghurt tubs and magazine pages along with Makedo parts available at FInd To make your Olympic...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:16:16 PDT
Bottle Cap Disc Golf Pins
Bottle Cap Disc Golf Pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> crapsoup Do you like Disc Golf? Do you like drinking beer or other things that have bottle caps on them?  Then this game's for you Introducing Bottle cap golf (I made it myself, Yay!!) learn how to Make a mini 9-hole course for about 10 to 20 bucks. Things you need Tools Can opener marker ruler Dremel...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:28:00 PDT
Pellet catcher- for plinking with air pistols.
Pellet catcher- for plinking with air pistols. - More DIY How To Projects]]> FriendOfHumanity Just a very quick Instructable. I took my Air pistol around to my pals'  house. They instantly enjoyed shooting every can from the recycling box. (They acquired their own pistol within a week.) We sit in the garden talking and taking it in turns to fire; it is relaxing and addictive. But becaus...
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Tue, 24 Jul 2012 06:41:18 PDT
Archery Back Quiver
Archery Back Quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> spopp17 Here is an archery quiver that I constructed.  I used cow hide that I picked up cheaply at  a craft market.  The hide is about 3mm thick and I used a section about 600mm x 400mm, not including the straps.  The straps were made from the same hide.  All of the fittings (buckles and rivets) came from a...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 06:25:31 PDT
Men's Lacrosse; An Overview
Men's Lacrosse; An Overview - More DIY How To Projects]]> freeza36 Men's Lacrosse is currently one of the fastest growing sports in America. It was origionally played by Native Americans, and it was dubbed "La' Crosse" when European explorers saw thier sticks (which resembled the cross.) Today it is very popular on the East Coast of the US. Lacrosse culture is unl...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:35:22 PDT
How to Rock climb
How to Rock climb - More DIY How To Projects]]> Spydamonky Rock climbing is a sport not for the feint of heart, a sport that will test both your mind and your body. This is a short and incomplete tutorial I decided to make because I noticed that there aren't any Instructables on the subject. I will take you through the basic gear, preparation, safety and pr...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:57:06 PDT
Water-Balloon Tennis! 2012's newest summer sport! shadowfeet This summer has been unusually hot on the east coast, so to beat the heat I and my family, created a new game/sport to cool down. Introducing- Water-Balloon Tennis!! Perfect when you aren't quite in the mood for a water-balloon fight, and it's too hot to play real tennis.  Before Playing You'll Nee...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:15:06 PDT
Mark your balls (tennis, that is)!
Mark your balls (tennis, that is)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ccrome You ever go to the tennis court, and have a hard time telling your balls from somebody else's?  Well, here's my stupid project of the day:  The tennis ball stencil. The procedure is:   using your CNC router, create a spherical stencil that fits on to a ball. spray paint each ball Voila! ...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 11:13:41 PDT
Portable Beer Frisbee Poles
Portable Beer Frisbee Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> UCVDub After playing Beer Frisbee at a family event, I knew I had to create my own.  I searched online and found a lot of different websites dedicated to the rules of the game, and to what the game is called.  Regardless of searching for Beer Frisbee, Beersbee, Frisbeer, Polish Horseshoes, French Darts, an...
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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 20:47:41 PDT
DIY Rock Climbing Penolopy Bulnick Rock climbing is a great total body workout. It is also provides the skills to prevent plummeting to your death should you ever find yourself clinging to the side of a mountain after an unanticipated bus accident. This collection of 20 projects will show you some basic climbing skills, simple and us...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:55:29 PDT