Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - snow - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:16:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Traditional Cross Country Ski Groomer http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Cross-Country-Ski-Groomer/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 23:11:57 PST
Global Warming Ski Project (Mailbox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Global-Warming-Ski-Project-Mailbox/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:03:03 PST
Make Your Own.... {s}NO{w} BOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-sNOw-BOARD/
Make Your Own.... {s}NO{w} BOARD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/8W5I/IL8L0HBX/F9Q8W5IIL8L0HBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/8W5I/IL8L0HBX/F9Q8W5IIL8L0HBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/8W5I/IL8L0HBX/F9Q8W5IIL8L0HBX.SMALL.jpg LaughingSkeleton What's a NO-BOARD?It's a snowboard with no bindings..Why would someone do that?Because feet love to be free!Just ask any surfer, skateboarder, bare-footer, child, etc......Surfing has no bindings, skateboarding has none.. neither does skin diving or sky diving...Why not a snowboard too?Free the feet...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:30:40 PST
Interactive Arduino Powered LED Skis http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Arduino-Powered-LED-Skis/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 12:53:47 PST
Cast Ice Tubes in Snowscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Ice-Tubes-in-Snowscape/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:12:23 PST
Light-Up Skis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skis-1/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 17:36:27 PST
Customized/ DIY Snow Chains for Tractor Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-DIY-Snow-Chains-for-Tractor-Tires/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 16:57:48 PST
Thinsulate Sweater mittens with a HotHands pocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Thinsulate-Sweater-Mittens-With-a-HotHands-Pocket/
Thinsulate Sweater mittens with a HotHands pocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KGDG/IJYUKWHC/FPVKGDGIJYUKWHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KGDG/IJYUKWHC/FPVKGDGIJYUKWHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KGDG/IJYUKWHC/FPVKGDGIJYUKWHC.SMALL.jpg twhitney401 Warm mittens are actually worth their weight in gold, at least here in Wisconsin. Gloves are easier to get and we have gloves in my house, but my 12 year old son told me recently that his hands were always cold when he went outside. This concerned me. Partly because I am his mother and partly be...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:59:37 PST
Winter Fun - Frozen Bubbles http://www.instructables.com/id/WINTER-FUN-FROZEN-BUBBLES/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 06:42:57 PST
gentleman's ski poles http://www.instructables.com/id/gentlemans-ski-poles/
gentleman's ski poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/AQMZ/GYVDI2AM/FCXAQMZGYVDI2AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/AQMZ/GYVDI2AM/FCXAQMZGYVDI2AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/AQMZ/GYVDI2AM/FCXAQMZGYVDI2AM.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Skiing can be a thirsty sport. Your extra large ski jacket may have many pockets to carry some quintessential quenching quaff, but it's already full with goggles, sunglasses, handwarmers, cell phone, MP3 player, headphones, and that amusingly-shaped stick you found when you went off-trail, so there’...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:17:16 PST
No Cost Crampons http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cost-Crampons/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:28:39 PST
Gopro Helmet Extension Arm. http://www.instructables.com/id/Gopro-Helmet-Extension-Arm/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:43:27 PST
Warm winter hat with no fog facecover http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Winter-Hat-With-No-Fog-Facecover/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 13:42:44 PST
PVC Snowshoes http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Snowshoes/
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:54:50 PST
How to do an Action Cam Clip Head Mount with wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-an-Action-Cam-Clip-Head-Mount-With-Wood/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:33:06 PST
How to Make DIY Electric Snowing Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-DIY-Electric-Snowing-Christmas-Tree/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:54:53 PST
BB-8 Snowman, Star Wars http://www.instructables.com/id/BB-8-Snowman-Star-Wars/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:08:19 PST
Winter Sports Black Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Sports-Black-Box/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 19:17:33 PST
Stone Ski Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Ski-Helmet/
Stone Ski Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/SXR2/IHVVP1YZ/FUYSXR2IHVVP1YZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/SXR2/IHVVP1YZ/FUYSXR2IHVVP1YZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/SXR2/IHVVP1YZ/FUYSXR2IHVVP1YZ.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 On the rare occasion that kids mature faster than they demolish their sporting equipment, they sometimes end up with a rather childish ski helmet.This Instructable will show you how to upgrade your kid's ski helmet into something really cool: a stone helmet.You will need: a helmet. ...
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 08:00:39 PST
Snow Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Slippers/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:19:33 PDT
Ski Vise (clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Vise-clamps/
Ski Vise (clamps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/TYW3/IFF8CGOG/FIMTYW3IFF8CGOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/TYW3/IFF8CGOG/FIMTYW3IFF8CGOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/TYW3/IFF8CGOG/FIMTYW3IFF8CGOG.SMALL.jpg geppert47 When it comes time to wax your skis, one of the issues is holding onto the ski. Up until now, I've just rested them on a pair of saw-horses, tied the brakes back, and let gravity do it's thing. That doesn't always work - the skis can shift around on you, especially if you are trying to work on the...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 21:40:01 PDT
Woodland Cree gauntlet mitts http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodland-Cree-gauntlet-mitts/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 07:13:34 PDT
Fishtail Snowboard 4Powder http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishtail-Snowboard-4Powder/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 08:52:29 PDT
Light Up Skis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Skis/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:57:10 PDT
Light Up Ski Poles (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Ski-Poles-easy/
Light Up Ski Poles (easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/2PP2/IJX58YC4/FAW2PP2IJX58YC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/2PP2/IJX58YC4/FAW2PP2IJX58YC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/2PP2/IJX58YC4/FAW2PP2IJX58YC4.SMALL.jpg geppert47 This is a much easier route for doing light-up ski poles. They may not be as bright as my first generation poles but they are much easier and more robust. Fortunately, it is as easy as ordering some self-adhesive, waterproof side-emitting LED strips from Glowhut.com and attaching them. They come ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:13:24 PDT
Easy Toboggan from a plastic barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Barrel-Toboggan/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:04:52 PDT
Make an Ice Block Igloo http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-and-Ice-Block-Igloo/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:56:40 PST
Sled Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sled-Suit/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:13:29 PST
Astro Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Astro-Sled/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 02:42:41 PST
Snowboarding - Instructable Robot Stomp Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructable-Robot-Stomp-Pad/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:19:15 PST
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Dog-Sled-Kick-Sled-Snowmobile-Sled/
DIY - Homemade Dog Sled / Kick Sled / Snowmobile Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/Z297/I5S2F7RO/F3ZZ297I5S2F7RO.SMALL.jpg Justa Jakobi This multipurpose sled is a fun way to exercise high-energy dogs in the winter, have a friend tote you around behind a snowmobile (proper safety gear encouraged... ), or just have the coolest sled at the slope. All you need is a pair of ski's, some supplies, and some ingenuity. Problem: I recently a...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:37:59 PST
A Better Snow Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Snow-Shovel/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:06:10 PST
How to prepare your Alpine skis for skiing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-prepare-your-Alpine-skis-for-skiing/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 13:11:52 PST
Glowing Snow Guage http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snow-Guage/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:18:16 PST
Glowing Ski Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Ski-Poles/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:37:41 PST
Winter Proof any Shoe - using DIY Traction Spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Proof-any-Shoe-using-Traction-Spikes/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:29:40 PST
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Set-of-Life-Saving-Ice-Claws/
Make A Set of Life Saving Ice Claws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/SPZ8/I2TG6AW1/F5DSPZ8I2TG6AW1.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's winter and that means cold and ice but that doesn't mean being trapped inside....many people get outdoors with activities such as pond hockey, ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, photography and more. All of these activities may have you crossing questionably safe froz...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:17:37 PST
Best Snow Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Snow-Brush/
Best Snow Brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/U31M/I2CV5WHT/FZPU31MI2CV5WHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/U31M/I2CV5WHT/FZPU31MI2CV5WHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/U31M/I2CV5WHT/FZPU31MI2CV5WHT.SMALL.jpg jdege So, it's that time of year. When we're all spending that quality time, out in the snow, clearing off our cars, with those flimsy plastic snow scrapers that we paid next-to-nothing for, and have proven themselves worth what we paid for them.Time to brush off our I'ble spirit, and make ourselves a dec...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:21:29 PST
Touchscreen Glove Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Glove-Phone-Case/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:51:35 PDT
Leather Ski Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Ski-Gear/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:05:32 PDT
Ski-bike ( full suspension ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-bike-full-suspension-/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:59:04 PDT
How to build an Igloo out of snow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Igloo-out-of-snow/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:47:36 PDT
The B.U.S. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BUS-Basic-Utility-Sledge/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 18:27:17 PST
Assured Foot Ice Cleat Walkers http://www.instructables.com/id/Assured-Foot-Ice-Cleat-Walkers/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:33:35 PST
Yeti feet- Make yeti footprints in the snow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Yeti-feet-Make-yeti-footprints-in-the-snow/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:14:04 PST
Electric Ice Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Ice-Scooter/
Electric Ice Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/UPNR/HRI8UNS3/FKTUPNRHRI8UNS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/UPNR/HRI8UNS3/FKTUPNRHRI8UNS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/UPNR/HRI8UNS3/FKTUPNRHRI8UNS3.SMALL.jpg bennelson Winter got you down? Need to get outside for some fun and exercise? If you have frozen lakes or rivers in your area, what you need is an ELECTRIC ICE SCOOTER! In this Instructable, I'll show you how I converted a junk EV scooter into a fun winter toy! Tools and Materials I was originally i...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:45:09 PST
Wear Edge for a Plastic Snow Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wear-Edge-for-a-Plastic-Snow-Shovel/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 17:17:40 PST
Emergency Crampons for Ice and Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Crampons-for-Ice-and-Snow/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 19:53:29 PST
Snow Shovel Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Shovel-Shoes/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:00:31 PST
Pole Snowball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Pole-Snowball-Launcher/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:06:52 PST