Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - kites http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 07:26:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 My Teacher told me to go fly a kite, so I did. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Teacher-told-me-to-go-fly-a-kite-so-I-did/
My Teacher told me to go fly a kite, so I did. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/E6J4/IANRNLNL/FRUE6J4IANRNLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/E6J4/IANRNLNL/FRUE6J4IANRNLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/E6J4/IANRNLNL/FRUE6J4IANRNLNL.SMALL.jpg jitoh With this Instructable I will be showing you how to build a diamond kite with a little math behind it.I was tasked by my teacher to construct a kite using materials I have laying around my house. For example, I could use a plastic bag and some chopsticks. then do the following: Find the surface area...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:43:00 PDT
Tetrahedral Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedral-Kite-1/
Tetrahedral Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OE2R/IAEJVIEF/FY9OE2RIAEJVIEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OE2R/IAEJVIEF/FY9OE2RIAEJVIEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OE2R/IAEJVIEF/FY9OE2RIAEJVIEF.SMALL.jpg janetandrade81 Today, we can enjoy the luxury of flying from one location to another jumbo jet airliners. We have state of the art military jets that can travel faster than sound. But, the first form of aviation was the kite. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make your very own tetrahedral kite. A kite very ...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 23:58:13 PDT
Edo Kite by Thelma and Louise http://www.instructables.com/id/Edo-Kite-by-Thelma-and-Louise/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 17:23:03 PDT
Eddy Kite by Ethel and Lucy http://www.instructables.com/id/Eddy-Kite-by-Ethel-and-Lucy/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 17:13:48 PDT
Barn Door Kite by Tim and Wil http://www.instructables.com/id/Barn-Door-Kite-by-Tim-and-Wil/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 17:02:15 PDT
Paper Rokaku Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Rokaku-Kite/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 16:57:42 PDT
Dopero Kite by Luke and Amadalla http://www.instructables.com/id/Dopero-Kite-by-Luke-and-Amadalla/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 09:55:32 PDT
Roller Kite By Kylie and Avery http://www.instructables.com/id/Roller-Kite-By-Kylie-and-Avery/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 09:37:16 PDT
Make Your Own Boomerang At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Boomerang-At-Home/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 22:20:12 PDT
Light up your Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-Flying-Disc/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:08:09 PDT
Nicwell Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Nicwell-Glider/
Nicwell Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/D3B5/I7Q0TLSN/FKDD3B5I7Q0TLSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/D3B5/I7Q0TLSN/FKDD3B5I7Q0TLSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/D3B5/I7Q0TLSN/FKDD3B5I7Q0TLSN.SMALL.jpg gliderxseinther This is a glider that is like a kite wing. Now guys don't worry!!!!!! This is not going to fly like a glider but it flies like a kite wing. The airtime I got with this was 2 seconds at most, but when it's windy it's a great buggy kite. Build It!!!!!!! It is very simple. Get your bamboo or pvc and...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:11:58 PDT
Tarp Parashute http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarp-Parashute/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:20:38 PST
Build and fly a C/L model aircraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-and-fly-a-CL-model-aircraft/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:43:15 PST
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/
Ornithopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/0M5B/HVXBYY67/FK30M5BHVXBYY67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/0M5B/HVXBYY67/FK30M5BHVXBYY67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/0M5B/HVXBYY67/FK30M5BHVXBYY67.SMALL.jpg gliderxseinther This is a human powered ornithopter glider. Making Tail First get plastic an gold tarp and bamboo + old pair of pants. Now put plastic sheeting in between the pants like a flying squirl. Duct tape it on the pants. wings Now cut tarp in shape of wings in photos. Once that's done get a bamboo p...
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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
Eagle-like glider by Mathieu Baesen http://www.instructables.com/id/Roofvogel-Mathieu-Baesen/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 17:44:42 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
Kite String Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-String-Winder/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:04:13 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
how to make a cody war kite http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-cody-war-kite/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:30:34 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/
Easy Kite Launcher. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/YHM1/HLZRXNYM/FCLYHM1HLZRXNYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/YHM1/HLZRXNYM/FCLYHM1HLZRXNYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/YHM1/HLZRXNYM/FCLYHM1HLZRXNYM.SMALL.jpg BannerG It happens many times that fast wind is blowing over a slightly higher height but we don't have that much strength to throw our kite that much high. Whatever the reason is, this thing is fun to use... Things needed : Not much,  1. A small piece of Aluminium wire  2. Kite (small to medium size, ...
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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/
Magnetic Kite Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/KUEF/HLZRX8DQ/FFRKUEFHLZRX8DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/KUEF/HLZRX8DQ/FFRKUEFHLZRX8DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/KUEF/HLZRX8DQ/FFRKUEFHLZRX8DQ.SMALL.jpg mymyjames2000 Don't you just hate when you're flying a kite on a windy day, and you let out a little too much string... Next thing you know, your kite is now suspended, out of reach up in a tree! I have a simple trick to solving this problem, attaching small light-weight magnets to the kite before take-off. Now w...
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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/
Build a delta kite from an umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CJ4K/HLZRRCU3/FRZCJ4KHLZRRCU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CJ4K/HLZRRCU3/FRZCJ4KHLZRRCU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CJ4K/HLZRRCU3/FRZCJ4KHLZRRCU3.SMALL.jpg bigape First of i have to admit, that when i started working on this project, i was mainly driven by my ego. I would appreciate it, if any of my ideas become valuable for somebody. So, why would anyone build a kite from an umbrella? The fabric used in common umbrellas is very light and durable Nylon. Fo...
By: bigape

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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...
By: Matt2 Silver

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:51:08 PDT
Super Mini Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mini-Kite/
Super Mini Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/GVQA/HLOBZIQX/FM4GVQAHLOBZIQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/GVQA/HLOBZIQX/FM4GVQAHLOBZIQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/GVQA/HLOBZIQX/FM4GVQAHLOBZIQX.SMALL.jpg tate219 A flying super mini kite Materials One note cardOne toothpick String -One long stringAnd one about 3 in long ( small one ) Fold Paper Fold the paper note card And the Tooth Pick Follow the pics cut a hole with the knife String Just follow the easy pics use the small string for the top ...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 05:10:55 PDT
Thistle Wind Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Thistle-Wind-Indicator/
Thistle Wind Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/4HS3/HLZGVC3J/FK44HS3HLZGVC3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/4HS3/HLZGVC3J/FK44HS3HLZGVC3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/4HS3/HLZGVC3J/FK44HS3HLZGVC3J.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott I use to pull some thistle from the woods to check the wind; with this in mind, I decided to make a holder. A holder that will keep the thistle dry and handy. It is nice to have some thistle available any time of the year. You only need a few thistles down (aka fluff)  to find the wind directio...
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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/
Sail A Ship Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SMALL.jpg shazni Kites are very special....practically every single kid flies one...be it a store bought one or a bag tied with a string ....desperately trying to fly it! Most people have made a kite at some point in their life...but i have a confession...I have never made one...we used a store bought one when we we...
By: shazni

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:19:22 PDT
Honey buzzard kite (prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Honey-buzzard-kite/
Honey buzzard kite (prototype) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/X8G0/HLZGRUXA/FNCX8G0HLZGRUXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/X8G0/HLZGRUXA/FNCX8G0HLZGRUXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/X8G0/HLZGRUXA/FNCX8G0HLZGRUXA.SMALL.jpg bricobart This is an afternoon project I wanted to do for many years, and when I saw there was a real 'kite contest' - thanx Kiteman -  I decided to give it a chance. Hope you like it! It all strarted with bird migration. Every year billions of birds leave the northern countries to go south. In winter food...
By: bricobart

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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/
How to make a Sled Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3406/HLY7E5DK/FLW3406HLY7E5DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3406/HLY7E5DK/FLW3406HLY7E5DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/3406/HLY7E5DK/FLW3406HLY7E5DK.SMALL.jpg Minions Building and flying kites is a wonderful hobby and a good way to learn about air, wind and flight.  This type of kite is called a sled kite, it is constructed from a single sheet of light plastic, tape and straws.  It is a reliable flier, performing well in most wind conditions. This project suppor...
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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/
Remote steer a single line lifter kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/0N0O/HLSHJJ03/FTJ0N0OHLSHJJ03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/0N0O/HLSHJJ03/FTJ0N0OHLSHJJ03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/0N0O/HLSHJJ03/FTJ0N0OHLSHJJ03.SMALL.jpg rread Sled kites can lift huge loads. Steering a kite adds new possibilities. It's really easy. 1 Suspend a servo from the bridle 2 Add yacht steering, to pull the back edges I built this in my quest to open source airborne wind energy. (Making power with kites has become efficient) A steered single li...
By: rread

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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/
Attack Helicopter Kite - Rooivalk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/XJRP/HLSGSTXU/FHCXJRPHLSGSTXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/XJRP/HLSGSTXU/FHCXJRPHLSGSTXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/XJRP/HLSGSTXU/FHCXJRPHLSGSTXU.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations I decided to make another autogyro/kite instructable but better than my previous ones. This one takes longer to make than my other gyros but is well worth the extra time and it looks a lot better too. I live in South Africa so I decided to use the Denel AH-2 Rooivalk combat support helicopter to ba...
By: awesomecreations

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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/
Shock Absorbing Self Leveling Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6X46/HLSGRD2R/FVX6X46HLSGRD2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6X46/HLSGRD2R/FVX6X46HLSGRD2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6X46/HLSGRD2R/FVX6X46HLSGRD2R.SMALL.jpg jfc115 Getting Materials What you NEED:1. At least 4 feet of string. Not counting the string needed for the kite2. A kite with a large surface area3. 2 fishing clips, as shown in the picture. 4. Strong plywood or fiberglass sheets, as shown in the picture5. 2 perfect Popsicle sticks (ones without flaws...
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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...
By: kleffa

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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...
By: kb18951452

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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...
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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 Doctor and The Craftsman 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 Doctor and The Craftsman

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:09:56 PDT
Make almost any kite more FUN (super easy) drop device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-almost-any-kite-more-FUN-super-easy-dr/
Make almost any kite more FUN (super easy) drop device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SMALL.jpg gadget-man Here I have posted an instructable video on making a device that is pulled up the kite string that will drop any thing that you want from the kite as long as it  can be pushed up the string by the wind. It will then slide back down the string for reloading. So just click the video below and start ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:26:21 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