Instructables: exploring - snow - featured Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:38:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Sled Suit
Sled Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> push_reset Ever get tired of towing a sled up the slopes? Why walk down a snowy incline when you can sled down it! This sled suit combines the fun of sledding with the everyday ease of putting pants on.Made with plastic shelving liner and a snow suit, this project will get you planking down slopes in no time. ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:13:29 PST
Astro Sled
Astro Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell Growing up in Canada I used to have what we called 'Crazy Carpet' sleds. They were thick sheet plastic rectangles with holes cut out for handles. They went SUPER fast. (read: they were pretty dangerous) What added to the danger/fun/terror was that the top was also slippery, so it was hard to stay ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 02:42:41 PST
Snowboarding - Instructable Robot Stomp Pad
Snowboarding - Instructable Robot Stomp Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade Getting off the ski lift can be tricky at sometimes if you are a Snowboarder. Ahh that is why it is called a Ski Lift !!Prevent those nasty falls by following this ible and 3D print your self a Stomp Pad.The Stomp pad is of 84 millimeter(3.3 inches) in diameter, which sticks at the side of you bindi...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:19:15 PST
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
A Better Snow Shovel
A Better Snow Shovel - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemadeisgood Your snow shovel will perform better and you will like it moreif it's sized to suit you.See the fellow in the picture above? The top of the handle on his shovel comes just to the top of his forehead. That's just the right size. He added a piece of hardwood dowel and extended the length of his shovel...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:06:10 PST
How to prepare your Alpine skis for skiing
How to prepare your Alpine skis for skiing - More DIY How To Projects]]> parmaloona Hi, this is my first instructable. I've been preparing my Alpine skis for years and I thought it would be nice to share this with you.I live in the French Alps and I think that preparing the family skis myself allows me to spare money.Preparing your skis consist of : Sharpening the edges of your ski...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 13:11:52 PST
Glowing Snow Guage
Glowing Snow Guage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Red_Crushed_Chili_Peppers Living in a snowy climate and wanting a cool, water resistant, and straight up bizarre way of measuring snow depth, I turned to plasticy materials and LEDs. Want a durable and different way of measuring the snow depth yourself? Read on! Parts What you need:8'x5.5"x1" Trex Composite Decking cut in...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:18:16 PST
Glowing Ski Poles
Glowing Ski Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gran Abuelo This has been an idea that's been sitting in my head for a while now. I enjoy skiing, and enjoy designing different, often whimsical projects. However, this quickly evolved from "make something glow" to a somewhat useful idea. Here, skiing at dawn and dusk (night skiing) can be one of the coolest th...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:37:41 PST
Winter Proof any Shoe - using DIY Traction Spikes
Winter Proof any Shoe - using DIY Traction Spikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarmelitoAndrade Winter Proof any Shoe using Traction Spikes made of a simple 3D printed part that you can use to prevent you from slipping on icy roads and pathways.Now you'll be able to confidently stand, walk, or run on just about any icy terrain.Use the 3D printed part attached in step 2 with screws and Velcro ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:29:40 PST
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws - More DIY How To Projects]]> mazzmn It's winter and that means cold and ice but that doesn't mean being trapped inside....many people get outdoors with activities such as pond hockey, ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, photography and more. All of these activities may have you crossing questionably safe froz...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:17:37 PST
Surviving Snowvember tinaciousz The Buffalo area has been hit by unexpected snowfall amounts, but that doesn't stop the citizens of the snowed-in city from making the best of it. I've seen dozens of pictures on social media — ranging from carved out beer refrigerators to tunnels allowing people to escape their homes. These folks k...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:56 PST
Best Snow Brush
Best Snow Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> jdege So, it's that time of year. When we're all spending that quality time, out in the snow, clearing off our cars, with those flimsy plastic snow scrapers that we paid next-to-nothing for, and have proven themselves worth what we paid for them.Time to brush off our I'ble spirit, and make ourselves a dec...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:21:29 PST
Touchscreen Glove Phone Case
Touchscreen Glove Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeshorr117 Have you ever been afraid of dropping your phone while skiing or snowboarding, or even on the chairlift? Is it annoying to have to take your gloves off to use your phone. There are many great apps to use while skiing or riding. Now you have easy access to information such as: your speed, the time...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:51:35 PDT
Leather Ski Gear
Leather Ski Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> NanoRobotGeek It may almost be summer down under, but that didn't stop me from preparing for my next big ski trip. In this Instructable i'll be taking you through the steps I took to create a leather ski mask and goggles. Leather ski mask The first step is to make your leather ski mask Template Transfer The...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:05:32 PDT
Ski-bike ( full suspension )
Ski-bike ( full suspension ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Le Boeuf This Ski-bike was inspired by several commercially available bikes which I lusted after but couldn't afford.It's the second one that I've made and has only seen 3 days on snow so far.I took the first one I made to Les Arcs in the French Alps for a week of riding which I learned a great deal from.Thi...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:59:04 PDT
How to build an Igloo out of snow
How to build an Igloo out of snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> VertDude This is an Instructable showing the steps I used to build this Igloo... Preparing a base I started by finding a spot in the yard where I had a snow drift that was about 2 1/2 feet deep. then I shoveled a clearing a little larger than I wanted the base of the igloo to be. I left about 6 inces...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:47:36 PDT
The B.U.S.
The B.U.S. - More DIY How To Projects]]> basementhacker Due to the enormous amounts of snow and ice invading the continental United States this year, I chose, with another unexpected day off from school, to make a tough, durable, and simple sledge. I used to call it a sled, but when I realized how heavy it was going to be, I added the -ge. I guess the ...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 18:27:17 PST
Assured Foot Ice Cleat Walkers
Assured Foot Ice Cleat Walkers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fikjast Scott More Ice is coming and I have already had one too many slips and falls. I went to the store to get some Ice cleats. I was told that summer sporting goods are now stocked and no ice cleats. Well, I decided to make some of my own, from a Dog harness and home building materials. This is what I wan...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:33:35 PST
Yeti feet- Make yeti footprints in the snow!
Yeti feet- Make yeti footprints in the snow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> assemblyrequired Sometimes it can be nice to take a walk through the woods after a snowstorm and find little animal footprints- deer, raccoon, squirrel, yeti, etc. Unfortunately,  Yeti do not seem to be all that common in my area (Or exist, like anywhere.) so I decided to make a little prank. These easy to make devi...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:14:04 PST
Electric Ice Scooter
Electric Ice Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson Winter got you down? Need to get outside for some fun and exercise? If you have frozen lakes or rivers in your area, what you need is an ELECTRIC ICE SCOOTER! In this Instructable, I'll show you how I converted a junk EV scooter into a fun winter toy! Tools and Materials I was originally i...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:45:09 PST
Wear Edge for a Plastic Snow Shovel
Wear Edge for a Plastic Snow Shovel - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B Our plastic snow shovel works well, but I wanted a steel wear edge to handle snow "glued" to the concrete after freezing rain and to prolong the life of the shovel. We are somewhat "snowed in" right now, so I wanted to use materials in my shop. I chose to use some steel from an old bedframe because ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 17:17:40 PST
Emergency Crampons for Ice and Snow
Emergency Crampons for Ice and Snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> hyperfocused72 Here's how to make some emergency crampons for walking on snow and ice. They are made out of easy to find chain and paracord and can be kept in a plastic sandwich bag. You can keep them at home, but a better place is probably in your car. The paracord uses an adjustable knot to fit over whatever p...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 19:53:29 PST
Snow Shovel Shoes
Snow Shovel Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> HPandLOTR I had to come up with an invention for a program I was going to. So because of all the snow and all the shoveling, I decided to make shoes that will shovel as you walk. All you will need to make your very own snow shovel shoes are an old pair of shoes, 6 inches of pvc pipe that is 3 inches in diamet...

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:31 PST
Pole Snowball Launcher
Pole Snowball Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos     If you throw a snowball, you might be able to hit something 30 feet away. But if you use a pole mounted snowball launcher, you could hit targets up to 60 feet away. In this project I am going to show you how to make a simple pole snowball launcher that can send snowballs flying great dista...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:06:52 PST
Snow Play scoochmaroo Don't let the weather keep you indoors - get out and play!  Snow Play is a look-book of fun projects to inspire you to channel your inner Rodin and sculpt something amazing!  All of these projects are executed by snow-building pros, and some even have step-by-step instructions so you can recreate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:36:12 PST
Turn your old Snowboard into a Splitboard !
Turn your old Snowboard into a Splitboard ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arzed1 Hi everyone ! This is my first Instructable, I hope it's of any use. Please be aware that english is not my main language, so feel free to correct me in the comments. Since I am the only snowboarder in my family, it was quite annoying to go ski touring with my brother and my dad. I had to use snows...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 01:08:54 PST
Winter Fun Instructables Guides As temperatures dive below freezing for the winter and the long nights take hold, it's important to focus on some of the positive things that winter weather can bring us. Without cold weather there would be no snow, no ice, no backyard skating rinks, no sledding, no snow arches to build, and certain...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:45:40 PST
How to make a snowboard bike
How to make a snowboard bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tjm2000 In this instructable I am going to show you how to make an awesome snowboard bike. It is made out of a snowboard, a bike and a few other bits and pieces. Materials needed: Bike Snowboard (no bindings needed) 2 25cm hinges 2 15 cm hinges 1 steel bar 40×400×10mm 1 small piece of plywood 80×50mm 6 2 c...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:19:06 PDT
7 Steps to a Backyard Ice Rink
7 Steps to a Backyard Ice Rink - More DIY How To Projects]]> agreen1019 I grew up with a pond in my backyard. The neighborhood kids would come over when the ice got thick enough and we all would skate for hours playing fun pick-up hockey games or pretending to speed skate. At some point my mom would decide we needed hot chocolate and graham crackers, and we'd reluctantl...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 17:01:42 PDT
Toe Plow
Toe Plow - More DIY How To Projects]]> legofreak86 Sometimes even I get an idea that can't be done with Legos.  (The high heels were meant to be funny, by the way. Aren't high heels always kind of funny?) 1- What did you make? This is what I call a Toe Plow. It's a way of clearing snow, with your feet! The Toe Plow is convenient because Minnesota ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:46:03 PDT
Snow Puppy
Snow Puppy - More DIY How To Projects]]> cheeriokate Estimated Time Consumption: 30 minutes Ingredients: Snow It was a really warm day with lots of wet snow that was perfect for making snow balls. Make sure that you have an excellent pair of gloves, or at least two or three cheap pairs to change into during this project! Giant snow pile Start by...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 11:10:50 PST
Light Up Your Ski Poles
Light Up Your Ski Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> geppert47 Have you ever been night skiing?  The one thing missing from night skiing.... fun lights!  That is why I decided to wrap an old set of ski poles with blue mini LED lights.  It looks great against the snow and makes it very easy for your buddy to find you on the slopes. This is a very easy DIY proje...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 18:17:14 PST
Nordic skates made of inlines
Nordic skates made of inlines - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenspen Let's say you live in a country that have lots of ice in the winters with frozen lakes and seawater. That's the case fore me, I live in Sweden, to be more precise in Stockholm. A nice activity is to ice skate when there's an opportunity. But the equipment is rather expensive according to me. I figu...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 14:46:38 PST
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator"
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator" - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aurimasmb This is a quick DIY sled Logan Williams and I built to celebrate the huge blizzard this past weekend in Boston. It's a luxury sleigh capable of extreme speeds and maneuverability - the Bentley Continental of DIY Sleds. Video demonstrating our first experience of The Relaxitrator's inexplicable ...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:43:00 PST
Make your own go pro pole cam with sugru!
Make your own go pro pole cam with sugru! - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru We love our Go Pro camera! It is an amazing piece of kit as I'm sure you know. So why not get the most out of it with your very own pole mount! This DIY piece of kit is great for extreme sports like snowboarding where you can have your hands free. Check out this video sugru guru Ben made of him usin...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 06:20:08 PST
Toboggan from old Skis
Toboggan from old Skis - More DIY How To Projects]]> gerrit_hoekstra A pair of old skis are still useful if they still have a flat running surface, a sharpish edge and are rigid enough to form the base for a multi-person toboggan. Here's how one builds such a toboggan. The objective of this toboggan design is to: Be as light as possible Be as strong as possible Be a...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 07:17:25 PST
Ice hiking with homemade shoe ice chains
Ice hiking with homemade shoe ice chains - More DIY How To Projects]]> rmlibby Some winters we get cabin fever and really need to get out. This winter was such a winter, and when we tried, we found the hike was quite icy. Solution, shoe ice chains. Unfortunately, when one has a large family, commercial shoe ice chains are unaffordable. I priced out each pair between $20-50 US....
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:30:10 PST
Red neck sled phillyboys What do you do after a snow storm ? with two year old twins and no sled, Well you think do i drive to walmart and spend $50 on a plastic thing, you know will break in a few days,!! or you go into the shed with the broken wheel barrow you know you'll not fix and few pieces of lumber from the deck you...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 07:52:11 PST
Pimp my snowracer
Pimp my snowracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> My first instrucable, sorry for my poor english and for not taking pricures during the process. Usually i get an idea and start working directly, no time for preparations.. My daughter aged 2,5 years old, was not satisfied with her snowracer, beeing blue and red (actually my snowracer from mid -9...

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Mon, 25 Jan 2010 04:12:13 PST
Creating a Miniature Snowman Kit
Creating a Miniature Snowman Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall When it snows, I love to go outside and create snowmen.  It drove me crazy though, when my kids used my good gloves, hat etc. to decorate their snowmen.  Somehow my good stuff became more mundane the longer it was used by the snowmen.  One day someone told me about snowmen kits. It was a package tha...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:21:45 PST
How to make an epic, heated snowfort
How to make an epic, heated snowfort - More DIY How To Projects]]> meeko This instructable will guide and inspire you to make an awesome snow fort in very little time! Tools The only tool really needed for this project is a shovel. Mine looked like this. Its short enough to dig tunnels easily and wide enough to get efficient work done. To make an awesome fort in l...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:24:34 PST
Homemade Dogsled Henge A fun way to exercise your high-energy dogs in the winter. All you need are old ski's, a metal tube chair, and some ingenuity. Problem: I recently got a second husky dog, and needed a way to train the dogs as a team in a safe and fun way. Skijoring is an option, though I have concerns for the safet...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 09:44:55 PST
natural ice buildings
natural ice buildings - More DIY How To Projects]]> hans carlier Fill all types of containers, juice cartons, milk packs, rubber globes, cups with water. Bring them outside. Let them freeze and build with the iceblocks! You simply glue them with water! Only with -10C and ....all these sculptures disappear when spring arrives!. After 3 nights of deep fro...
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Thu, 6 Jan 2011 09:09:02 PST
Personal Heater for the Winter
Personal Heater for the Winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> akossoy In this instructable I will be showing you how to make your very own personal heater for when you're outside and it's freezing cold! All you need to do is add batteries and you have over 100 F in the palm of your hands, or pocket, etc. BUT REMEMBER TO WEAR GLOVES OR MAKE SURE THAT YOUR POCKETS WON'...
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 20:03:46 PST
Redneck Backyard Zamboni Ice Resurfacer web4deb What's the best thing to do with an old riding mower?  Make a home made ice resurfacer with it! This old riding mower had a blown engine so I built this one doing the following: Stripped off all the old mower decking and non-important parts and repainted it purple. Put on a small surplus e...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:34:41 PST
Boot/Glove Dryer from Exhaust Fan brianadkison I really wanted a boot/glove dryer but was unwilling to pay the $30-100+ price tag. Lucky for me I had an exhaust fan from a bathroom renovation project. I spent $11 on a bilge hose at the local big box home improvement store. I searched everywhere for a wooden box/old drawer/plastic storage bin/...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 17:29:02 PST
Snowsports Headphone Hat
Snowsports Headphone Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G Earbuds and skiing or snowboarding; they just don't mix. After an hour or two your ears can start to hurt, and if the earbuds get dislodged your options are limited. You can try and worm your gloved hand up into your helmet to fix them, or you can remove your whole helmet. Since both options are pre...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:25:13 PST
Portable Snowboard Tuning Stand/Vise
Portable Snowboard Tuning Stand/Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> ardnon If you've ever tried waxing your snowboard on a table, a couple chairs, or even saw horses you know what a pain it can be to have your board slide all over the place when scraping, and edges are nearly impossible to do precise work on when the board is always slipping off your work area. The soluti...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 15:59:28 PST
Dry Out Your Ski Boots Quickly
Dry Out Your Ski Boots Quickly - More DIY How To Projects]]> josefski On many a spring day I've come home from an epic day up on the mountain only to find that my boots are nothing but a spongy bucket of sweat. On multi day ski trips, when you need to use your boots multiple days in a row, this is a huge problem. Those commercial boot dryers, you know, the heated cyli...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:55:38 PDT
DIY: Heated Hat
DIY: Heated Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> afathman 'Twas the night before Christmas, with fire on the log, your mom tells you to go buy some eggnog! With a quick yes and goodbye, you set out side but you lose a year before even making it to your ride. Well no more, this instructable is quick and easy and can be made in advance. Supplies 1.Calci...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:40:51 PST