Instructables: exploring - photos - outside - water Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:48:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 pond filter from scrap stormke my first instructable. i've made a smal pond filtering system from scrap. Using a toxic waste inviromentbox that are in a lot of Belgium peoples houses without any use. I only have to buy a filter an some connections. The choice i made was because this box is very strong en initiate resistant agains...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 04:48:10 PDT
Kayak repair Yakdoc Not so much an instructable as showing you that even severe damage on a kayak in the right hands can be repaired.  This kayak has a badly melted bow after it became loose on the roof of a bus, after cutting out the damaged hull material a large hole was left that needed patching. A patch was made f...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:37:36 PST
ANICE stool Tart2000 To make it: download the openscad files from my Thingiverse account set your own parameters and generate the stl 3D print the core add the wooden legs put in a bucket with some water put it outside wait (about 32 hours) tada! Let me know if it works or if you ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:55:02 PST
Ram Pump bigbill101 Well I've always wanted to check out how these pumps work, so I brought up your website, and now I have one.  I now can't wait for the snow to melt so I can install it at my pond.  I followed your directions and substituted brass spring check and flapper valves.  I made a base out of some stainless ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:39:53 PST
natural heating source for aquaponics mnewtonsr I am tired of all the recalls on the food we eat and all the chemicals that are allowed in and on the things we eat. This project is to try raising my own fish and vegetables during winter.  It is a work in progress. I have changed things a few times already, the newest experiment is a natural heati...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:14:52 PST
Build a dock using Heineken Kegs staceyhare Watch the video showing how to make a dock using empty Heineken 5L mini kegs
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 15:04:45 PST
Salt Water + Battery = Hydrogen ajensen19 Materials: cup, water, battery, salt Procedure: 1. Take the salt, pour it into the water and mix the two together. 2. Drop the battery into the water and watch the hydrogen pour out.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:04:03 PDT
Needle floating on the surface of the water 7usam Floating needle on surface of water What you need 1 needle 2 cup 3 water 4 tissue Steps 1 full the cup by water. 2 put the needle on tissue. 3 and put the tissue on surface of water. What you will see You will see the tissue go down, and the needle will still floating on surface of water.
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:24:35 PDT
How to make a vented coat hanger for a wetsuit ayasbek The war on wetsuit stank is over! This is a very simple project and can be explained in a single step. Materials: 2 coat hangers 4 to 6 corks electrical tape Process: Join the two coat hangers together!  This might take some finesse with the electrical tape but you can do it! The hanger allows a...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:37:57 PDT
Homemade Beer or Baby Float. Chopeira Flutuante. flyingpuppy It's summer. It's sizzling hot. It's time to float the river with your family, your fishing pole, and your beer with the all-new, make-it-yourself beer cooler and baby float! This beer and baby float was designed for my nephew who just became a first-time father, LOVES artisan crafted beer, and liv...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 07:00:47 PDT
Swim Noodle Raft peteohms I decided to make a raft out of Swim Noodles.  I chose 6 varied color 3-1/2" X 4-1/2' Swim Noodles sold at various stores.  You could use more if desired.  I tied 2 noodles together with nylon zip ties spacing 4 ties along the length of the noodles.  I had 12" zip ties on hand so I needed to connect...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:08:22 PDT
Redbull Flugtag Ornithopter Dave A Back in 2006, Redbull organised the event 'The Redbull Flugtag" in Rotterdam. I thought it would be a fun idea to drop myself into the river Maas with a self-build construction. So did a few of my colleagues and team Daedalus was born! At the time I gave a workshop building model ornithopters with a...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:55:23 PDT
1-2-3 Raft kfeenstra Let's make it easy.... 1. Rescue a large piece of styrofoam from someone's Dump pile 2. Find a paddle 3. Find a lake 4. If I gotta go further, there's no 12-step program for that... PS. WHAT AN AWESOME RAFT!!!!!!
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Tue, 21 May 2013 21:55:47 PDT
Cheap 'n' Cheerful Underwater Webcam AndyGadget This idea came to me today while watching fish in the pond.  I used a flat sided perspex box (a Ferrero Rocher chocolates box), a cheap webcam, a length of duct tape and plenty of hot glue to get up close and personal to those aquatic chums. I'd already made the box when I remembered Kiteman's Zero...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:20:15 PDT
wetsuit hanger (shoulder saver) keepitsimplestupid Doesn't get much easier than this. Prevents shoulders from getting stretched and ruined. Materials: PVC pipe, rope (I used paracord), drill. I'm confident you'll figure out the rest.  Cheers
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 11:15:45 PST
Surfboard Shark Petergottm This is my Shark that I made out of an old surfboard, broken skateboard, air conditioner, couple signs and a couple license plates.
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:45:22 PST
The $1.99 Noodley Beverage Boat macgeek [Note from Jonathan, If you think this is cool, check out my iPhone enabled / Intercom / video chat doorbell] Living in Las Vegas, and spending so much time in the pool has taught me, you need to keep drinking, to stay hydrated, and ...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 19:12:50 PDT
Soda Bottle Sprinkler bennelson The other day, it was over 100 degrees, and the little girl needed some summer fun. A lawn sprinkler would have been great, but I didn't have one. I headed to the recycling bin and pulled out a 2-liter soda bottle. In my box of assorted plumbing parts, I pulled out a garden hose spigot. This one is...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 14:16:58 PDT
Underwater cup-holder jxross I love to swim.  I love to drink.  These two facts lead to a very perplexing dilemma: where to put my drink while I am swimming?  Clearly one could not reasonably expect me to swim all the way to the side of the pool and put it on the deck where it could be kicked over by careless swimmers or worse,...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:21:47 PDT
How To Grow Your Own Fairy Shrimp. mittu gat 1) TIME – These fairy shrimp will do best when hatched in the wintertime, between Halloween and Valentines Day. Their hatch rate will be the greatest in cool water (50-65 degrees), which is hard to maintain during warm weather. School classrooms in the winter are perfect for growing fairy shrimp, as...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 13:12:07 PDT
Build a 3 drum rain collection system better cajundood   MY VERTICAL 'stacked" RAIN COLLECTION SYSTEM I live down in south Louisiana & plant a vegetable garden every year.  Now even though my area is considered tropical, we do have dry periods. Watering my garden  from the tap hinders the growth because of the chemical and algae inhibiters that they ...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 17:03:14 PDT
Quick, Easy and Cheap sail [Protei] MartijnL We are Martijn and Stijn and we are working on the Protei project at Eindhoven University of Technology, faculty of Industrial Design. Our goal for this project is to create a cheap and easy to build RC sailboat for everyone to build. In this post we show the first sail be built. This cheap and eas...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 03:23:20 PDT
Altoids Paddleboat freeza36 I made this little boat out of an Altoids tin. The paddle on the back is cardboard wrapped in tinfoil, and is powered by rubber bands. You can just figure out how I made this from the pictures. Have fun! 
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 18:18:11 PST
IMPROVED pop bottle minnow trap tosoutherncars Hi all, I wanted to make a cheap minnow trap (see the many instructables already done on the subject). But I incorporated a few tweaks; they seem a little too small, for one. I worry that I can't put enough bait, and that if I leave it out too long, the minnows will either die from lack of fresh w...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 09:07:45 PDT
GoPro Camera Tube Float bigflash1 I wanted to take my new GoPro camera inner tubing down the river. But mounting my camera on my own tube just didn't seem like it would be able to capture the fun. I gathered the pieces from my garage and what I had around. I used an inner tube from a Cessna airplane, but a tube from a lawn tractor,...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:55:38 PDT
Proof In Concept Water Circulating Shirt. futurefilmaker54 Now this is just an instructable sharing my idea for a Water Circulating Shirt. I was going to do the build, but I didn't have enough time this week because I wanted to enter this in the keep it cool challenge. Materials CamelBack (a cheap one) Clear Vinyl Tubing (not too thick) Hot Glue Shirt (mayb...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:20:19 PDT
Gadd Science's Flash Liquidizer Ultra Dousing Device SHIFT! "Thank you for purchasing this item from Gadd Science Inc.!" Type Image Description F.L.U.D.D. A multifunction water cannon invented by Professor Elvin Gadd that Mario totes like a backpack. Since F.L.U.D.D. is able to converse with Mario...

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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 02:07:31 PDT
Tyvek Pool bigtreehouse Why buy a little kiddie pool when you can make a cooler one? The Tyvek I used is from a 10' wide roll.  The pool will be about 7'x7'x1' You will need: 4 - 8' long 2x4's 4 - milk crates (or something like a milk crate) Bunch - Screws to hold the 2x4's together Staples and Staple gun Oh and a big pie...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 10:26:10 PDT
DIY Homemade Dinghy Megrathea69 This is details for a homemade dinghy that i made from scrap/recycled materials found down the beach where i live in Dumbarton,Scotland,uk.Platic cladding was used for the frame, a 5-gallon plastic drum was used for bouyancy in the stern,along with plastic juice bottles,mostly 750ml size but there a...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:53:54 PDT
Dock Sling Shot CreightonDesign This is a sling shot we made to avoid having to use 3 people to launch a typical water balloon launcher.  We used PVC tubes as the uprights and sized them appropriately so they could slide over the support legs of our dock.  The band material is latex tubing which is available at most hard ware stor...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:05:42 PDT
Waterproof your device (temporarily) A flyin muffin I know you don't need an instructable to tell you how to do this, but I have nothing better to do so I might as well. As you may or may not have already realized by looking at the title, THIS IS NOT A PERMANENT SOLUTION. Please do not complain in the comments about the fact that it looks bad and tha...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 13:23:07 PDT
Mobile Dive Shower Stoni I build this mobile shower to take with me on shore dive trips where no fresh water is available to rinse off gear. For the water tanks I used cat litter containers from Costco. Every 2-3 weeks I have one that normally goes into the trash, so this was a very cheap solution. I got the pump for $25 at...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:07:32 PDT
Lazy mans/ broke mans water slide viewnixsix In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a slip n slide/water slide (if your on a hill) all you need  is. 1.) a hose or 2 2.) 2 big and heavy things. 2.) and a tarp :D 4.) blue sky's :D
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 12:35:33 PDT
Duct tape water bottle holder pink marshmallow This is a water bottle holder made out of about 2 metres of duct tape. It has 2 handles for ease of use, one is a shoulder strap and the other is a smaller handle. The water bottle does not fall out if it is tipped upside down, as it is stuck with duct tape. This water bottle holder can be hung on t...
By: pink marshmallow

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Fri, 3 Jun 2011 06:59:23 PDT
A duct tape waterbottle random brilliance This is my water bottle made completely from duct tape, I used aproximatly 8 meters of it. The bottle has a lid which you pull open to drink from it.  If you want to make your own then here's what you do: First cut off a strip of tape, any length you want, and fold it over the longer edge. Then be...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 06:38:22 PDT
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Fri, 20 May 2011 06:20:57 PDT
Aboveground Koi Pond Yomamakaren Step 1: took 12 colors of stained glass and pieces of broken plates & cups, used Liquid Nails to attach them to 2"x8"x 4' boards... Step 2: attached boards at corners with 90 degree corner irons to make open-bottomed box... Step 3: cover edges of corner metal with duct tape, build up corners inside ...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:10:55 PDT
Tranquil Beauty tmsmpsn Tranquil ponds with Hosta's and Herbs, including Oregano, Chives, Lemon Thyme and Fresh Strawberries.  Beautiful and Great in the Kitchen!  God's Green Earth is such a Peaceful Joy...Just Watching it Grow! 
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Mon, 9 May 2011 07:13:46 PDT
Riverboard airsoftbeast40 This is my riverboard, i made it. Its really easy to make 1. cut it out of a board 2. sand it 3. fiberglass it 4. paint it 5. put grips on it. I sell them if your interested-i can customize it however you want it. How to use it-1. buy a wakeboarding rope and handle 2. tie the rope to the board ...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 20:59:30 PDT
my 6,4 hollow wooden surfboard Hav0c This is my 6,4 hollow wooden surfboard that I made Last year at school For my tech class
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 01:19:19 PST
Crochet Ducklings for the River Knit Grafftit Project Knittingforart
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:06:43 PST
DPM Platypus holder on a standard PLCE Yoke mattyuke A project using rip stop Dpm fabric, to hold a platypus and fit it on the back of a standard yoke.
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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 07:53:56 PST
Duck tape canteen! TSC This is a duck tape canteen that I made! if you like what I build please subscribe to me!!!

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Mon, 16 Aug 2010 18:08:08 PDT
Hydroponics hydro system wildchevy93 This is part of a Hydroponic Hydro System that uses water to provide power for itself. I am building a water wheel to provide the power. It is still a working project. I am close to finishing the project. Once I have it finished I will have it all posted up.   I got this idea from a Hydroponic Syst...
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 05:24:03 PDT
Fishing Rod Stand Tool Using Animal Just a little fishing rod stand I whipped up for three of my smaller rods. To flare the end of the pvc, heat it over the stove and push against something spherical, I used an old apothecaries bottle, but I suspect most people could use some other kind of bottle. ;-) Hey, where'd my baseboards go?...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 18:23:21 PDT
Liquifaction noahw Liquifaction is a made up word, but the process is totally real. If you find some sand that is saturated with water (think shores of the ocean, or on a river bank in a low lying area) you can jump on it. Go up and down a bunch of times and continue jumping while keeping your feet over the same spo...
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