Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - play - sports - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:30:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-prosthetic-hand-for-playing-basketball/
cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/P2N2/HXW357K1/FDBP2N2HXW357K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/P2N2/HXW357K1/FDBP2N2HXW357K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/P2N2/HXW357K1/FDBP2N2HXW357K1.SMALL.jpg tankapotamus A cheap, and simple solution for people whose insurance doesn't pay for activity specific prosthetic's. Cheap prosthetic hand for playing basketball 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 c...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52:31 PDT
Fix Those Knobs To Your Juggling Clubs Permanently http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Those-Knobs-To-Your-Juggling-Clubs-Permanently/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:32:32 PDT
Durable Cheap PVC Soccer Goal http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Cheap-PVC-Soccer-Goal/
Durable Cheap PVC Soccer Goal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/VGS9/HS9TD06W/FJWVGS9HS9TD06W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/VGS9/HS9TD06W/FJWVGS9HS9TD06W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/VGS9/HS9TD06W/FJWVGS9HS9TD06W.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-and-Maintain-Your-Pistol/
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:38:37 PST
Skate School http://www.instructables.com/id/Skate-School/
Skate School - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PTJZ/HQJDT0RT/FRCPTJZHQJDT0RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PTJZ/HQJDT0RT/FRCPTJZHQJDT0RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/PTJZ/HQJDT0RT/FRCPTJZHQJDT0RT.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-broken-Discraft-Ultra-Star-FrisbeeDisc/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:03:34 PST
Skeleton Glow/Cosmic Bowling Trophies http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-GlowCosmic-Bowling-Trophies/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:39:37 PST
Leather wrist wraps/cuffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-wrist-wrapscuffs/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:48:32 PDT
Disc Golf Goal all parts from Lowes Inexpensive http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-Golf-Goal-all-parts-from-Lowes-Inexpensive/
Disc Golf Goal all parts from Lowes Inexpensive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/21VO/HJKC3UVH/FYG21VOHJKC3UVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/21VO/HJKC3UVH/FYG21VOHJKC3UVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/21VO/HJKC3UVH/FYG21VOHJKC3UVH.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Frisbee/
Wooden Frisbee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/0102/HO236N4J/FHX0102HO236N4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/0102/HO236N4J/FHX0102HO236N4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/0102/HO236N4J/FHX0102HO236N4J.SMALL.jpg 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" http://www.innovadiscs.com/discs/mid-range-discs/speed-5/shark3.html. 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Eyelet-Repair-w-Sugru-for-Cleats/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 22:17:31 PDT
Replacing the Outer Leather Shell on a Baseball http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Outer-Leather-Shell-on-a-Baseball/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 17:45:51 PDT
DIY Disc Golf Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Disc-Golf-Sack/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:38:46 PDT
Blowguns and paper cone darts http://www.instructables.com/id/Blowguns-and-paper-cone-darts/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:37:29 PDT
True Rock Climbing Day Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/True-Rock-Climbing-Day-Pack/
True Rock Climbing Day Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/MULH/HH2VXIZ7/FUEMULHHH2VXIZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/MULH/HH2VXIZ7/FUEMULHHH2VXIZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/MULH/HH2VXIZ7/FUEMULHHH2VXIZ7.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-String-6-Diamond-Mesh/
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Fri, 31 May 2013 12:38:28 PDT
Portable Gaga Pit (Israeli Dodge Ball) http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Gaga-Pit-Israeli-Dodge-Ball/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 16:53:06 PDT
Make a Flag Football Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Flag-Football-Belt/
Make a Flag Football Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5WMZ/HET1FG9H/F6M5WMZHET1FG9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5WMZ/HET1FG9H/F6M5WMZHET1FG9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5WMZ/HET1FG9H/F6M5WMZHET1FG9H.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Beanbag-Toss-Boards/
Building Beanbag Toss Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NJG9/HE081EXT/FD7NJG9HE081EXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NJG9/HE081EXT/FD7NJG9HE081EXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/NJG9/HE081EXT/FD7NJG9HE081EXT.SMALL.jpg 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
Go Running with your Dog! Build a Hands Free Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/J30P/HC3PR4AY/FTZJ30PHC3PR4AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/J30P/HC3PR4AY/FTZJ30PHC3PR4AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/J30P/HC3PR4AY/FTZJ30PHC3PR4AY.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Archery-leather-armguard/
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 11:37:06 PST
Pool / Billiard Ball Polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Billiard-Ball-Polisher/
Pool / Billiard Ball Polisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/J4RL/H7S571KA/FOIJ4RLH7S571KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/J4RL/H7S571KA/FOIJ4RLH7S571KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/J4RL/H7S571KA/FOIJ4RLH7S571KA.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-PVC-badminton-volleyball-net/
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:37:53 PDT
Karate Wooden Dummy http://www.instructables.com/id/Karate-Wooden-Dummy/
Karate Wooden Dummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/R5ZU/H7434Y1T/FAWR5ZUH7434Y1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/R5ZU/H7434Y1T/FAWR5ZUH7434Y1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/R5ZU/H7434Y1T/FAWR5ZUH7434Y1T.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arrow-Bocce-Set/
DIY Arrow Bocce Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/91FE/H7434WHJ/FZ491FEH7434WHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/91FE/H7434WHJ/FZ491FEH7434WHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/91FE/H7434WHJ/FZ491FEH7434WHJ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Cardboard-Foosball-Table/
Makedo Cardboard Foosball Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/EARA/H6I6W905/F5YEARAH6I6W905.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/EARA/H6I6W905/F5YEARAH6I6W905.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/EARA/H6I6W905/F5YEARAH6I6W905.SMALL.jpg 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 mymakedo.com #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. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stop-your-carabiner-from-spinning-and-cross/
How to stop your carabiner from spinning and cross loading when belaying. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/ZVKC/H5EDU7SK/FSEZVKCH5EDU7SK.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pencil-Putter-Backpack-Golf-Course-Keychain/
The Pencil Putter: Backpack Golf Course Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/44CZ/H66RCLH1/FM444CZH66RCLH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/44CZ/H66RCLH1/FM444CZH66RCLH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/44CZ/H66RCLH1/FM444CZH66RCLH1.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-your-own-climbing-holds/
Making your own climbing holds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/RWE3/H5ED9627/FF1RWE3H5ED9627.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/RWE3/H5ED9627/FF1RWE3H5ED9627.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/RWE3/H5ED9627/FF1RWE3H5ED9627.SMALL.jpg 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
Makedo Olympic Hurdles http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Olympic-Hurdles/
Makedo Olympic Hurdles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/9MER/H4VQ6KF5/F9Y9MERH4VQ6KF5.SMALL.jpg 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 mymakedo.com FInd To make your Olympic...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:16:16 PDT
Bottle Cap Disc Golf Pins http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Disc-Golf-Pins/
Bottle Cap Disc Golf Pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/1BWY/H4VQDFEF/FMP1BWYH4VQDFEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/1BWY/H4VQDFEF/FMP1BWYH4VQDFEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/1BWY/H4VQDFEF/FMP1BWYH4VQDFEF.SMALL.jpg 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. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pellet-catcher-for-plinking-with-air-pistols/
Pellet catcher- for plinking with air pistols. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UU3H/H4ZN4XJ1/FP9UU3HH4ZN4XJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UU3H/H4ZN4XJ1/FP9UU3HH4ZN4XJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/UU3H/H4ZN4XJ1/FP9UU3HH4ZN4XJ1.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Archery-Back-Quiver/
Archery Back Quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/E3NV/H4VQSOHM/F1LE3NVH4VQSOHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/E3NV/H4VQSOHM/F1LE3NVH4VQSOHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/E3NV/H4VQSOHM/F1LE3NVH4VQSOHM.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mens-Lacrosse-An-Overview/
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:35:22 PDT
How to Rock climb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rock-climb/
How to Rock climb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4F9P/GX3LQTL0/FXS4F9PGX3LQTL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4F9P/GX3LQTL0/FXS4F9PGX3LQTL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4F9P/GX3LQTL0/FXS4F9PGX3LQTL0.SMALL.jpg 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
Mark your balls (tennis, that is)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-your-balls-tennis-that-is/
Mark your balls (tennis, that is)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H19G/H461XHJM/FXEH19GH461XHJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H19G/H461XHJM/FXEH19GH461XHJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/H19G/H461XHJM/FXEH19GH461XHJM.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Beer-Frisbee-Poles/
Portable Beer Frisbee Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JOWE/H461X4VI/FWFJOWEH461X4VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JOWE/H461X4VI/FWFJOWEH461X4VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JOWE/H461X4VI/FWFJOWEH461X4VI.SMALL.jpg 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
Fix your broken badminton racket handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-broken-badminton-racket-handle/
Fix your broken badminton racket handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MMM5/H2WES685/FYIMMM5H2WES685.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MMM5/H2WES685/FYIMMM5H2WES685.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/MMM5/H2WES685/FYIMMM5H2WES685.SMALL.jpg JeeCee I am quite certain that this problem does not occur a lot. However, for me, it was the second time with two different rackets... Time to make an Instructable about it! I have no pictures of the first broken handle from which I felt the wood was breaking. Gluing it was of course only good as a tempo...
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 14:42:58 PDT
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Fun-Basketball-Ring/
Makedo Fun Basketball Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CCE5/H2WES23Q/FIDCCE5H2WES23Q.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Spend the day shooting hoops with Dad by making your own Makedo style basketball ring. We’ve given ours a Monster Hoop makeover, using materials from around the home and Makedo parts available at mymakedo.com Saw To make your grumpy monster hoop, use the Makedo Safe-saw and cut out a mouth shape ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:47:07 PDT
Homemade table tennis robot for ~$230 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-table-tennis-robot/
Homemade table tennis robot for ~$230 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/U88G/H2WELRRE/FFNU88GH2WELRRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/U88G/H2WELRRE/FFNU88GH2WELRRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/U88G/H2WELRRE/FFNU88GH2WELRRE.SMALL.jpg tbkdan Overview After looking around at a bunch of table tennis robots out there to help me practice, I decided to make it a fun project with my wife to build one of our own with a feature-set that was similar to or better than what was already out there. It's been a long on-and-off development cycle, but ...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 20:10:23 PDT
Target Archery Stabilizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Target-Archery-Stabilizer/
Target Archery Stabilizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/PI31/H0DM2QED/FWAPI31H0DM2QED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/PI31/H0DM2QED/FWAPI31H0DM2QED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/PI31/H0DM2QED/FWAPI31H0DM2QED.SMALL.jpg myargonauts I like to get out and do a little Target Archery now and again, it's something I really enjoy and I only wish I could do it more often. The bow I use most is an Internature Td-Hunter, 58" at 50LB (the bow in the photo I found on the net). I had recently been a spectator at an archery tournament and ...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012 22:03:01 PDT
How to make a Soccer Simulator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Soccer-Simulator/
How to make a Soccer Simulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/24WE/GZLW48ER/FXD24WEGZLW48ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/24WE/GZLW48ER/FXD24WEGZLW48ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/24WE/GZLW48ER/FXD24WEGZLW48ER.SMALL.jpg piles.of.spam My son Ben was turning 6 in July of 2011.  Ben is playing a lot of soccer with his friends, and always striving to become better.  So for his 6th birthday party, I created a soccer simulator. Based on past experience, a birthday party game needs to fit the following guideline: 1.  Interesting 2.  ...
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Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:35:39 PDT
extreme unicycling ! http://www.instructables.com/id/extreme-unicycling-/
extreme unicycling ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/3P4B/H05NHHKE/F853P4BH05NHHKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/3P4B/H05NHHKE/F853P4BH05NHHKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/3P4B/H05NHHKE/F853P4BH05NHHKE.SMALL.jpg rug extreme unicycling is a fun sport that i got into a few years back, and i thought i would share it with everyone else. its not a very famous sport, but it is slowly being more recognized thanks to people like kris holm. its not a high speed sport like motorcross or sky diveing, but it does have the ...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:59:30 PDT
Replace Rollerblade Wheels and Bearings http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Rollerblade-Wheels-and-Bearings/
Replace Rollerblade Wheels and Bearings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/BPQ6/GZHJVWJR/F3EBPQ6GZHJVWJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/BPQ6/GZHJVWJR/F3EBPQ6GZHJVWJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/BPQ6/GZHJVWJR/F3EBPQ6GZHJVWJR.SMALL.jpg jjobes12 Its summer time again and rollerblading is a great way to get outside and enjoy the sun. Unfortunately rollerblade wheels and bearings need to be cleaned or replaced given enough riding time, so here is a instructable to do so in around 30 minutes per skate. Gather Materials Material List: -Beari...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 08:04:26 PDT
Make grass skis from old skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-grass-skis-from-old-skateboards/
Make grass skis from old skateboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/PU0S/GYUY0RD1/FLCPU0SGYUY0RD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/PU0S/GYUY0RD1/FLCPU0SGYUY0RD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/PU0S/GYUY0RD1/FLCPU0SGYUY0RD1.SMALL.jpg jxross Our oldest son was very "into" skateboarding.  He would spend hours at the local skate park practicing heal flips, kick flips, dropping in to the half pipe, ollies, nosegrinds, 50-50 grinds, and a slew of other stuff that mean absolutely nothing to me.  One thing I do know is that all that stuff is ...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 21:22:57 PST
How to Throw a Football http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Throw-a-Football-2/
How to Throw a Football - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/WIU1/GY4RFLCK/F5SWIU1GY4RFLCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/WIU1/GY4RFLCK/F5SWIU1GY4RFLCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/WIU1/GY4RFLCK/F5SWIU1GY4RFLCK.SMALL.jpg Pichu47 So, you plan to throw a big superbowl party. Your guest come and decide they want to play a quick game of football to  warm up for the real game. Alas, you know nothing about how to throw a football, and when the game is over, your team loses and you come out looking like an idiot. To avoid this hor...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 10:58:59 PST
Bike Polo Mallet Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Polo-Mallet-Head/
Bike Polo Mallet Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FR2P/GX3M1EL6/FVKFR2PGX3M1EL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FR2P/GX3M1EL6/FVKFR2PGX3M1EL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FR2P/GX3M1EL6/FVKFR2PGX3M1EL6.SMALL.jpg hydronics This is a 'drop in plug' method for attaching the mallet to the shaft. What's Bike Polo? This system is by Ewoud Bras who has started making and selling complete shafts in Belgium under the name Bike Polo Gear Europe...  http://bikepologear.eu When I got back from Europe last month... I saw Dustin...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 12:25:28 PST
How to shoot a lay-up! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-shoot-a-lay-up/
How to shoot a lay-up! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WWM0/GVZP1HJ0/FY0WWM0GVZP1HJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WWM0/GVZP1HJ0/FY0WWM0GVZP1HJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WWM0/GVZP1HJ0/FY0WWM0GVZP1HJ0.SMALL.jpg Burn12 In basketball, one of the greatest shots that you can make so you can get easy points,are lay-ups. Lay-ups are very easy and simple, so with my help, I can help you make them. First gather these supplies: 1 basketball (men's or women's will work) 1 basketball goal (10 ft. tall) Step #1     ...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 17:57:28 PST
How to Set Up a Slackline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-Up-a-Slackline/
How to Set Up a Slackline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/YU6F/GTV9WJPS/F9PYU6FGTV9WJPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/YU6F/GTV9WJPS/F9PYU6FGTV9WJPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/YU6F/GTV9WJPS/F9PYU6FGTV9WJPS.SMALL.jpg dhunting Slacklining is an up-and-coming activity that utilizes balance and skill to walk a line suspended between two fixed points. It can be done in a backyard, on a college campus, over a canyon, and even thousands of feet above the ground. Many people do it for fun, others for the athletic benefits, and ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:11:43 PDT
How to Score a Touche in Foil Fencing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Score-a-Touche-in-Foil-Fencing/
How to Score a Touche in Foil Fencing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/LZAF/GSUSPTCE/F8BLZAFGSUSPTCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/LZAF/GSUSPTCE/F8BLZAFGSUSPTCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/LZAF/GSUSPTCE/F8BLZAFGSUSPTCE.SMALL.jpg kanders5 The following instructions will allow you to score a touché (point) in foil fencing for beginners . They are the fundamental steps and are formatted for people interested in learning the basics of how to fence. The steps will guide you through the basic steps of fencing, starting with putting on the...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:14:14 PDT