Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - kites http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a kite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-kite-2/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:31:51 PDT
Flying Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Can/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 19:12:04 PDT
How To Build a Chinese Dragon Caterpiller Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Chinese-Dragon-Caterpiller-Kite/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:40:29 PDT
Bamboo Glider:updated: http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Gliderupdated/
Bamboo Glider:updated: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/99JV/HX42Q9PS/F8299JVHX42Q9PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/99JV/HX42Q9PS/F8299JVHX42Q9PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/99JV/HX42Q9PS/F8299JVHX42Q9PS.SMALL.jpg gliderxseinther This is a DIY for bamboo gliders. Now I've made two types 1.tailess hang glider rectangle wing. 2.then there is roggallo which is safer because it has a fuselage and landing gear. Rogallo Glider This is for roggallo. Now you need 10 pieces of bamboo and you need two bamboo pieces that are 22ft.o...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:27:36 PDT
Ornithopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornithopter-3/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:37:13 PDT
From kite to plane http://www.instructables.com/id/From-kite-to-plane/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:25:20 PDT
Glider 2m wingspan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2m-wingspan-Glider-blackbird/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 07:35:34 PDT
Flying a Powered Paraglider http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-a-Powered-Paraglider/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:34:57 PST
TARDIS Box Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/TARDIS-Box-Kite/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:14:19 PDT
Sierpiński Tetrahedron Fractal Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Sierpiński-Tetrahedron-Fractal-Kite/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 22:01:57 PDT
Simple Bamboo and Tissue Paper Indoor/Outdoor Kites http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bamboo-and-Tissue-Paper-IndoorOutdoor-Kites/
Simple Bamboo and Tissue Paper Indoor/Outdoor Kites - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/V5WT/HM8DFJX2/FIHV5WTHM8DFJX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/V5WT/HM8DFJX2/FIHV5WTHM8DFJX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/V5WT/HM8DFJX2/FIHV5WTHM8DFJX2.SMALL.jpg LeonArchiTesla These are 1 to 4-line kites which can be flown indoors or out. Gather Materials 2 sheets of tissue paper (your favorite color), 3-36 inch bamboo blind sticks (a whole blind can be purchased for less than $10 at many discount stores and used to make all kinds of cool things!), ‘Dyneema’ fishing li...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:50:52 PDT
Inflatable Kites http://www.instructables.com/id/Inflatable-Kites-1/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:05:38 PDT
Building a low-cost Pointer kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-low-cost-Pointer-kite/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:18:10 PDT
Easy Kite Launcher. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Kite-Launcher/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 04:39:42 PDT
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-stunt-kite-from-scratch-With-no-sewing/
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SMALL.jpg Intlcup Here is an inexpensive project that I originally intended for a younger crowd (I was excited to build this with my nephew).  total cost was less than $40 including some of the tools I used to build it. Total build time 6-8 hours. Materials and tools needed My goal was to find materials t...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 03:45:22 PDT
Magnetic Kite Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Kite-Hack/
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:40:59 PDT
Build a delta kite from an umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-delta-kite-from-an-umbrella/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 03:36:53 PDT
Kite Aerial Photography Picavet System - Fun, Simple, and Easy to Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-Aerial-Photography-Picavet-System-Fun-Simple-/
Kite Aerial Photography Picavet System - Fun, Simple, and Easy to Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/P7TH/HLZRU990/F9DP7THHLZRU990.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/P7TH/HLZRU990/F9DP7THHLZRU990.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/P7TH/HLZRU990/F9DP7THHLZRU990.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this Instructable I will be teaching you how to build a picavet and camera mount for kite aerial photography/video so that you can capture amazing bird's eye views of the world around you.  The purpose of the picavet is to hold and stabilize the camera while it is attached to the kite so that you...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:51:08 PDT
Super Mini Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mini-Kite/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 05:10:55 PDT
Thistle Wind Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Thistle-Wind-Indicator/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 05:15:03 PDT
Sail A Ship Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Sail-A-Ship-Kite/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:19:22 PDT
Sew Big of a Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Big-of-a-Kite/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:58:17 PDT
Honey buzzard kite (prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-buzzard-kite/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:33:17 PDT
How to make a Sled Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Sled-Kite/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:57:46 PDT
Remote steer a single line lifter kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-steer-a-single-line-lifter-kite/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:27:39 PDT
Attack Helicopter Kite - Rooivalk http://www.instructables.com/id/Attack-Helicopter-Kite-Rooivalk/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 04:45:48 PDT
Shock Absorbing Self Leveling Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Absorbing-Self-Leveling-Camera-Mount/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 14:36:23 PDT
Tiny Origami dragon kite - pequeño cometa de dragón de origami http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Origami-dragon-kite-pequeño-cometa-de-dragón-/
Tiny Origami dragon kite - pequeño cometa de dragón de origami - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/XFOS/HLSH91NC/F9HXFOSHLSH91NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/XFOS/HLSH91NC/F9HXFOSHLSH91NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/XFOS/HLSH91NC/F9HXFOSHLSH91NC.SMALL.jpg kleffa This is my weekend proyect, based in a simple kite and the origami dragons that I pleated when Iwas child, It is part of a serie of origami dragon kites  and hope you enjoy For the dragon you will need - some pieces of paper (can be a great one) - sew and needle - some of glue /tape - scisors - so...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 23:28:34 PDT
Make a Kite Messenger for covert GI JOE Paradrops http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kite-Messenger-for-covert-GI-JOE-Paradrops/
Make a Kite Messenger for covert GI JOE Paradrops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/TNT3/HLSH8VSB/FI2TNT3HLSH8VSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/TNT3/HLSH8VSB/FI2TNT3HLSH8VSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/TNT3/HLSH8VSB/FI2TNT3HLSH8VSB.SMALL.jpg kb18951452 What is a Kite Messenger? A kite messenger is a device that allows you to "message" your kite. Its like this. Say you want to send your GI JOE a parachuting from much higher up than you can throw. We can use a Kite Messenger. I first say these in 6th grade science lab (We had our own Bill Nye). His...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 14:15:00 PDT
Tetrahedral Kite From the Dollar Store! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedral-Kite-From-the-Dollar-Store/
Tetrahedral Kite From the Dollar Store! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/7SIQ/HLSGRB2Q/FMY7SIQHLSGRB2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/7SIQ/HLSGRB2Q/FMY7SIQHLSGRB2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/7SIQ/HLSGRB2Q/FMY7SIQHLSGRB2Q.SMALL.jpg jacketzach This instructable was inspired by one of my favorite historical figures: Alexander Graham Bell. This isn't a tribute or a history lesson, so if you want to learn why he's so awesome, google him! Suffice it to say that this instructable replicates his experiments with aeronautics using dollar store m...
By: jacketzach

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:25:47 PDT
Make a Powered Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Powered-Kite/
Make a Powered Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/57JQ/HLPS6CFX/F1Y57JQHLPS6CFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/57JQ/HLPS6CFX/F1Y57JQHLPS6CFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/57JQ/HLPS6CFX/F1Y57JQHLPS6CFX.SMALL.jpg mjvaughn Hi, this is an instructable on how to make a powered kite. This is my first instructable, so helpful comments and feedback  are more than welcome. I am entering this instructable into the kite contest, and it doesn't take more than 2 seconds to vote, so please vote for me! Materials To make this...
By: mjvaughn

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:37:03 PDT
The Sea Monster Kite (seaweed sail & driftwood skeleton) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sea-Monster-Kite-seaweed-sail-driftwood-skelet/
The Sea Monster Kite (seaweed sail & driftwood skeleton) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/O8UE/HLJUQB9U/FCTO8UEHLJUQB9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/O8UE/HLJUQB9U/FCTO8UEHLJUQB9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/O8UE/HLJUQB9U/FCTO8UEHLJUQB9U.SMALL.jpg The Smoky Badger When I was a kid growing up the best place to fly a kite was always at the beach. The powerful wind from the ocean would toss my kite neatly into the sky, and then turn it in a ballet of loops and twirls. When I was walking along the coast of Alameda in San Francisco the other day, I saw a handful o...
By: The Smoky Badger

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:09:56 PDT
Spinning Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Kite/
Spinning Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/LB96/HLJV21O8/F8GLB96HLJV21O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/LB96/HLJV21O8/F8GLB96HLJV21O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/LB96/HLJV21O8/F8GLB96HLJV21O8.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations This is a very basic and quick-to-make kite which spins and works more like an autogyro than a conventional kite. It has 3 blades which spin and create a disk which then redirects air downward like a kite and pushes it into the air. I made a similar craft to this at the beginning of the year, Here ...
By: awesomecreations

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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 06:08:32 PDT
Shield Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Shield-Kite/
Shield Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WI5F/HLIIT8Q6/F68WI5FHLIIT8Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WI5F/HLIIT8Q6/F68WI5FHLIIT8Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/WI5F/HLIIT8Q6/F68WI5FHLIIT8Q6.SMALL.jpg 12winds The original design of this kite is by my friends Sam and Cari King of Washington State. I modified it to be the shape of a police badge. The graphics are from the side of a police car I photographed in China earlier this year, which I thought would look good as a kite. Shield Kite Shield Kite...
By: 12winds

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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:55:56 PDT
One sheet of paper at wind - Una hoja de papel al viento http://www.instructables.com/id/One-sheet-of-paper-at-wind-Una-hoja-de-papel-al-vi/
One sheet of paper at wind - Una hoja de papel al viento - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/5NJQ/HLFUJEGS/FPB5NJQHLFUJEGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/5NJQ/HLFUJEGS/FPB5NJQHLFUJEGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/5NJQ/HLFUJEGS/FPB5NJQHLFUJEGS.SMALL.jpg kleffa this my tird instructable, and it´s about the Zen of kites, like the Merry Poppins's Song, "with a tupence of paper and string, you can have your own set of wings", yeah a minimal kite only is a paper and string on the wind. ----- este es mi tercer instructable, y es sobre el Zen de las cometas, c...
By: kleffa

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 22:09:36 PDT
Build a Flippin Kite (aka ufo kite) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Flippin-Kite-aka-ufo-kite/
Build a Flippin Kite (aka ufo kite) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RO59/HLFUTG3B/FP1RO59HLFUTG3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RO59/HLFUTG3B/FP1RO59HLFUTG3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/RO59/HLFUTG3B/FP1RO59HLFUTG3B.SMALL.jpg gadget-man I decided to make a rotating style kite for the kite contest since it was one of my favorites when I was a kid. I didn't have one to go off of or any plans so I just winged it, and this is what I came up with. Here are a few examples of commercial versions  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNADlZCpi...
By: gadget-man

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:42:18 PDT
Kung Flew Panda Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Kung-Flew-Panda-Kite/
Kung Flew Panda Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6TOV/HLFUR84H/F5N6TOVHLFUR84H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6TOV/HLFUR84H/F5N6TOVHLFUR84H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6TOV/HLFUR84H/F5N6TOVHLFUR84H.SMALL.jpg floppyjoe I had a store bought Kite I was going to Mod. I could never get it to fly. So I made this Sled Kite. Just need some wind now. The Bits I looked around for a good kite material, and settled on these cheep plastic sheet, party table covers. They are 4 ft x 4 ft. The garden canes are 2ft. The anchor...
By: floppyjoe

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:19:09 PDT
Really easy aerial video from kites http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Aerial-Video-from-kites/
Really easy aerial video from kites - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/03U3/HLA23KD5/FZB03U3HLA23KD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/03U3/HLA23KD5/FZB03U3HLA23KD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/03U3/HLA23KD5/FZB03U3HLA23KD5.SMALL.jpg kram01 This is a quick instructable showing how easy it is to take video from a kite. Equipment needed: Bamboo canes (1 or 2) Some cable (zip) ties A small handheld drill Some tape (pvc electrical, or duct) A junior hacksaw to cut bamboo pole to length (if needed) A kite (I used a 2.4m2 cirrus kite) A ca...
By: kram01

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:10:44 PDT
THE DAILY KITE http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-DAILY-KITE/
THE DAILY KITE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LFA7/HLJV01H5/FTWLFA7HLJV01H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LFA7/HLJV01H5/FTWLFA7HLJV01H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LFA7/HLJV01H5/FTWLFA7HLJV01H5.SMALL.jpg rtewari this is the type of kite that you can make daily in 3 simple steps(this is not a step) I don't have bluetooth in my laptop or a attachment e mailing service in my lumia so please adjust starting up WE will trace out the shape of the kite cutting out in this step we will cut it out fly out ...
By: rtewari

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 08:35:09 PDT
Make a kite-flying machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-kite-flying-machine/
Make a kite-flying machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/J3GW/HLFUMJVM/F3FJ3GWHLFUMJVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/J3GW/HLFUMJVM/F3FJ3GWHLFUMJVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/J3GW/HLFUMJVM/F3FJ3GWHLFUMJVM.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Many people try to fly microkites in the breeze from a desk fan. Almost every single one fails, due to the extremely turbulent nature of the breeze from a fan. It's worse than trying to fly a full-size kite between tall buildings. This device allows you to fly microkites indoors, and could be seen...
By: Kiteman

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 06:46:02 PDT
Matchbox Scale Microkite - just a square inch http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Scale-Microkite-under-a-square-inch/
Matchbox Scale Microkite - just a square inch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/PIWC/HLA23NRJ/FPIPIWCHLA23NRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/PIWC/HLA23NRJ/FPIPIWCHLA23NRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/PIWC/HLA23NRJ/FPIPIWCHLA23NRJ.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Kites are cool. They have a long, long history, employ ancient crafts, and feature in many cultures around the world, yet can be made with modern materials to match the most extreme of sports. A branch of the hobby that is often neglected is the microkite - kites as small as your hand, or even smal...
By: Kiteman

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:26:10 PDT
"Stained Glass" Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Kite/
"Stained Glass" Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/CMDX/HLA1V15C/F3XCMDXHLA1V15C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/CMDX/HLA1V15C/F3XCMDXHLA1V15C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/CMDX/HLA1V15C/F3XCMDXHLA1V15C.SMALL.jpg ProfessorThinkzles An easy decoration made out of tissue paper, construction paper, and string. This is a great craft for kids and adults alike. If you add a lightweight string to this kite, it actually will work!!! Gather Materials While doing this project, you will need: --Tissue Paper --Construction Paper --Glu...
By: ProfessorThinkzles

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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 13:13:22 PDT
Easy Paper Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Paper-Kite/
Easy Paper Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/CDLB/HLA274PE/FGRCDLBHLA274PE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/CDLB/HLA274PE/FGRCDLBHLA274PE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/CDLB/HLA274PE/FGRCDLBHLA274PE.SMALL.jpg ProfessorThinkzles A very easy-to-make kite. This is a great, fun craft for people of all ages, especially children. Also, this kite is extremely portable because of its small size. (It fits in a file folder!) Gather Materials To make this kite, you will need: --Typing Paper, Tissue Paper, or any other lightweig...
By: ProfessorThinkzles

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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 10:09:11 PDT
Motorized kite string winder! - a piece of junk that works http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-kite-string-winder-a-piece-of-junk-that-/
Motorized kite string winder! - a piece of junk that works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Yep, it's a piece of junk.  It is made from all sorts of pieces of junk, but hey, it works.  Forget the sore arms and a tangled mess of kite string and welcome the motorized kite winder!  This project was composed of mostly junk.  Most likely, you won't have the same type of junk I had, but with a...
By: th3_jungle_inv3ntor

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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:09:27 PDT
Co2 Rocket Gecko War Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Co2-Rocket-Gecko-War-Kite/
Co2 Rocket Gecko War Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/4COV/HL5FJF2V/FPV4COVHL5FJF2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/4COV/HL5FJF2V/FPV4COVHL5FJF2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/4COV/HL5FJF2V/FPV4COVHL5FJF2V.SMALL.jpg tate219 A real co2 rocket built to destroy and take down other kites. Built for endurance, tuff and harsh wind,war, and armor and much more. Materials 1 Kite 1 A Boy Scout pine wood derby car 5 one inch nails 1 small firecrackers 1 m-150 firecrackers 1 crackling ground bloom flower firecrackers 1 3in fa...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 17:46:32 PDT
Parapacking: How To Pack Away A Power Kite Without It Getting Tangled http://www.instructables.com/id/Parapacking-How-To-Pack-Away-A-Power-Kite-Without/
Parapacking: How To Pack Away A Power Kite Without It Getting Tangled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/MEA5/HJKBU7CQ/F2EMEA5HJKBU7CQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/MEA5/HJKBU7CQ/F2EMEA5HJKBU7CQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/MEA5/HJKBU7CQ/F2EMEA5HJKBU7CQ.SMALL.jpg j-nevil With an interesting and fun extreme outdoor activity such as power kiting, maintaining the kite and putting it away properly is the key to a long and successful kite life. Kite flying has become an extremely popular hobby and sport over the past ten years with power kites in an array of different s...
By: j-nevil

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:01:52 PDT
How to halve the spar sections of a Flexi Super 10 (if you're foolish enough to try) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-smuggle-a-10ft-kite-onto-an-aeroplane/
How to halve the spar sections of a Flexi Super 10 (if you're foolish enough to try) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T5P1/HJAI2JCK/FE0T5P1HJAI2JCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T5P1/HJAI2JCK/FE0T5P1HJAI2JCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/T5P1/HJAI2JCK/FE0T5P1HJAI2JCK.SMALL.jpg Tony Rimmer Or -  "how to cut-down a Flexi Super 10 spar from a 3 piece X 1mtr into a 6 piece X 500mm - ish". This is in order to make it small enough to fit into typical luggage. This kite marked the beginning of power kiting in the 1970's.  This is a seriously fantastic wing which in a big wind is hugely fas...
By: Tony Rimmer

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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 01:52:38 PDT
Make Your Own Kite In Less Than 20 Minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Kite-In-Less-Than-20-Minutes/
Make Your Own Kite In Less Than 20 Minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/V577/HI3TRLYX/F2JV577HI3TRLYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/V577/HI3TRLYX/F2JV577HI3TRLYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/V577/HI3TRLYX/F2JV577HI3TRLYX.SMALL.jpg Taypeace627 Do you want to buy a kite but don't have the time nor money? This is a fun, easy and cheap way to create your own kite in less than 20 minutes! What You Will Need Supplies: -Sticks (3-4) that are 37-40 inches long -Scissors -Newspaper -Yarn -Cloth (can be an old t-shirt) -Tape -Tape measure Not...
By: Taypeace627

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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:13:58 PDT
Hot Air Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Air-Balloon/
Hot Air Balloon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/ASGD/HI3TRD1I/FJSASGDHI3TRD1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/ASGD/HI3TRD1I/FJSASGDHI3TRD1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/ASGD/HI3TRD1I/FJSASGDHI3TRD1I.SMALL.jpg backflip11 Ready for Fourth of July I am and every year we all make those and race them know you can to. Gather Materials You need the following materials 1. A garbage bag 2.Wire 2. Fire starter Make Two Wires Cut two sections of wire as wide as the opening hole Attach To Bag Make a hook on each e...
By: backflip11

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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:59:50 PDT
Simple model De La Cierva Autogyro http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-model-De-La-Cierva-Autogyro/
Simple model De La Cierva Autogyro - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S5CI/HBFFJCEA/FBLS5CIHBFFJCEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S5CI/HBFFJCEA/FBLS5CIHBFFJCEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/S5CI/HBFFJCEA/FBLS5CIHBFFJCEA.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations In this tutorial I will guide you through making a very simple flying autogyro model. This one is modelled on a Juan De La Cierva (who invented the autogyro) "Autogiro" from the 20s or 30s. This model can be dropped or thrown from a height or used the same way as a kite or my other gyro instructable...
By: awesomecreations

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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 08:23:11 PST