Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:15:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Allen Hydrautomat, a working paint tin model. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Allen-Hydrautomat-a-working-paint-tin-model/
The Allen Hydrautomat, a working paint tin model. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SMALL.jpg petercd A silent system of raising water patented in 1926 by Thomas Gaskell Allen, was alleged to have an efficiency of 80% of the pressure water used, a more efficient device than the hydraulic ram pump at the cost of greater parts and complexity.Sadly, this wonderful device seems to have faded into obscur...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:48:37 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
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By: ElizabethGoetvinck

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Hollow wooden kitesurfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Hollow-wooden-kitesurfboard/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:08:32 PST
PVC Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Water-Pump/
PVC Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8M6G/HRWNB22J/FLO8M6GHRWNB22J.SMALL.jpg petercd Build a long reach pvc water pump, handy for pumping right down to the bottom, and easily transfer water between rain barrels without resorting to the small plastic 5 litre paint buckets that fit the opening. I had hoped that this small scale pumping windmill copy would start siphoning once I pu...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:44:18 PST
How to make a carbon windsurf boom http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-carbon-windsurf-boom/
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By: Jaap Willem van Ingen

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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 07:33:58 PDT
The plastic bag hoodie: How to fuse plastic bags and sew them into a hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/The-plastic-bag-hoodie-How-to-fuse-plastic-bags-a/
The plastic bag hoodie: How to fuse plastic bags and sew them into a hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/AHYH/FTO54JM0/FCRAHYHFTO54JM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/AHYH/FTO54JM0/FCRAHYHFTO54JM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/AHYH/FTO54JM0/FCRAHYHFTO54JM0.SMALL.jpg imrobot I was inspired to make this Instructable by two things. 1. my lack of a rain jacket and 2. a project by maker bre who use to do weekend project for MAKE: magazine So one rainy Saturday night I was running thought downtown with my friends to get out of the rain. i was wearing my favorite zip-up hood...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2009 14:42:36 PDT
Hydration Pack - Bite Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydration-Pack-Bite-Valve-Cover/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 11:15:18 PST
Building a Wakeskate - Parts & Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Wakeskate-Parts-Tools/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:03:13 PDT
Homemade Wakeskate http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wakeskate/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:16:03 PDT
Modern Huarache Sandals http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Huarache-Sandals/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 18:20:31 PDT
Paddle Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddle-Board/
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 09:50:58 PDT
DIY Pool Cover Remover and Putter Onner, V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pool-Cover-Remover-and-Putter-Onner-V20/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:59:33 PDT
Make a diving depth gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-diving-depth-gauge/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 05:48:32 PDT
The Blob http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blob/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:41:31 PDT
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-PVC-Water-Air-Vacuum-Pump/
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this project you'll learn how to make a customizable PVC hand pump that will create vacuum suction, pump water, or compress air.  A pre-requisite to making the pump will be 2 homemade check valves.  You can learn how to make these cheap PVC check valves here! Watch the Video! WARNING:...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:09:17 PDT
Optical Lens for Swimming Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Lens-for-Swimming-Goggles/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:24:42 PDT
Pool Bug Skimmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Bug-Skimmer/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 14:19:18 PDT
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-harbor-freight-trailer-into-a-Kayak/
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SMALL.jpg Frkzila This is my first instructable but I have posted this on some kayak forums with positive feedback so I wanted to post it here and enter it into the outdoors competition. I wanted a trailer I could haul our three kayaks on and our camping gear but all the trailers I found for purchase were $1000 plus....
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:29:02 PDT
Make a Kayak Paddle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kayak-Paddle/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:41:28 PDT
IBC Tote Kiddie Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/IBC-Tote-Kiddie-Pool/
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:21:16 PDT
What's better than water Balloons... Sponge Balls!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-better-than-water-Balloons-Sponge-Balls/
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:14:33 PDT
DIY water slide http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-water-slide/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:50:38 PDT
Wood Burning Pool Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pool-Heater/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 12:23:57 PDT
Pond Shade from Salvaged Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Pond-Shade-from-Salvaged-Materials/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 19:43:02 PDT
How to make a Kayak drainage port http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kayak-drainage-port/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:58:30 PDT
How to set up A Fishing Rod For Lure Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-A-Fishing-Rod-For-Lure-Fishing/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 11:13:36 PDT
Catamaran Stand Up Paddle board (SUP) http://www.instructables.com/id/Catamaran-SUP/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:33:56 PDT
Waterproof Camera Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Camera-Float/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 16:11:15 PDT
Wakeboard Winch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-Winch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
PVC Pool Hose Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pool-Hose-Reel/
PVC Pool Hose Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/Y6X7/HCB8KOFS/FX0Y6X7HCB8KOFS.SMALL.jpg amjohnny This PVC pool hose reel only cost more or less $25. You can find all of the materials in local hardware store and make it by simple tools. And get more benefits: 1. The hose is vertically wound on the reel; the interior water of the wet hose can drain out from lower end opening of the hose even af...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 01:15:06 PST
Expand-a-Lung on the cheap! Dive further, deeper, longer on one breath. http://www.instructables.com/id/Expand-a-Lung-on-the-cheap-Dive-further-deeper-/
Expand-a-Lung on the cheap! Dive further, deeper, longer on one breath. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/4CI5/HAQ3948X/F8M4CI5HAQ3948X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/4CI5/HAQ3948X/F8M4CI5HAQ3948X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/4CI5/HAQ3948X/F8M4CI5HAQ3948X.SMALL.jpg corydjarman The Exapand-a-Lung is a respiratory training device that retails for $40. This is a similar tool made for less than $10. And can be easily adapted to fit specific mouth sizes and shapes.  Here's what you'll need: A mouthpiece from an old snorkel or a replacement from a dive shop A plastic valve t...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 08:22:16 PST
Concrete pond http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-pond/
Concrete pond - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/URQZ/HPVT0LIX/FXPURQZHPVT0LIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/URQZ/HPVT0LIX/FXPURQZHPVT0LIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/URQZ/HPVT0LIX/FXPURQZHPVT0LIX.SMALL.jpg Chamburn The idea of building a pond never got through my mind because I thought much of space was needed (which is the case for bigger one but not small ones).  So when my parents decided that it was time for us to do renovation both in the house and the yard, I began exploring the internet, magazines and o...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 01:48:01 PST
Patch a Wetsuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Patch-a-Wetsuit/
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Wed, 31 Jan 2007 21:29:30 PST
My Red-neck Wood-fired Hot Tub! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Red-neck-Wood-fired-Hot-Tub/
My Red-neck Wood-fired Hot Tub! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/LMHJ/H7434Q1O/F3TLMHJH7434Q1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/LMHJ/H7434Q1O/F3TLMHJH7434Q1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/LMHJ/H7434Q1O/F3TLMHJH7434Q1O.SMALL.jpg wapatterson This is a tub I built for my wife after she hurt her back at work and needed somewhere to soak and relieve tension. Our indoor tub is small and didn't work well enough for her to get any benefits of the hot water or the bath spa. Because we have a limited budget, no truck to transport a real hot-tu...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 09:09:32 PDT
1,000 lbs Dock/Beach Cart for under $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-lbs-DockBeach-Cart-for-under-50/
1,000 lbs Dock/Beach Cart for under $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/7F8I/H5R9EV5S/FV57F8IH5R9EV5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/7F8I/H5R9EV5S/FV57F8IH5R9EV5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/7F8I/H5R9EV5S/FV57F8IH5R9EV5S.SMALL.jpg MulletFarm I had been looking for a bomb-proof dock/beach cart that could easily roll on grass or sand with a full cooler, entire SCUBA dive kit, and some other gear to boot.  I didn't want to spend much and didn't find anything on the market that fit the bill. So I made one. Find a used dolly on Craigslist ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:56:30 PDT
Pool Water Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Water-Guns/
Pool Water Guns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/XTP5/H5JVOKND/FN3XTP5H5JVOKND.SMALL.jpg suboxygen Its been a hot summer! Decided to make a couple water guns to have in the pool. still a work in progress, want to somehow incorporate triggers so dont have to be on all the time. i didnt want to put big bulky valves in. maybe someone can help me come up with an idea! EDIT: I found this on progr...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 18:22:28 PDT
How to Make a "Run Through the Sprinkler" Sprinkler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Run-Through-the-Sprinkler-Sprinkle/
How to Make a "Run Through the Sprinkler" Sprinkler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/29H6/H4AGLMOC/FB629H6H4AGLMOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/29H6/H4AGLMOC/FB629H6H4AGLMOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/29H6/H4AGLMOC/FB629H6H4AGLMOC.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I pin a lot of stuff from Pintrest. They give me lots of ideas for things of my own creation; like this MYO (Make Your Own) Sprinkler that I found here:  http://myhomespunthreads.blogspot.com/2011/05/day-25-homemade-sprinkler-with-she.html.  She does tell you how to make it, but I usually take the...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:41:12 PDT
DIY Pool Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pool-Filter/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:59:17 PDT
diy non- pressurized sand filter for backyard pools http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-non-pressurized-sand-filter-for-backyard-pool/
diy non- pressurized sand filter for backyard pools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/EEBL/H4AGDMRA/F14EEBLH4AGDMRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/EEBL/H4AGDMRA/F14EEBLH4AGDMRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/EEBL/H4AGDMRA/F14EEBLH4AGDMRA.SMALL.jpg 7808 i have had a few cheap backyard frame pools, and pretty much the "filtration systems" they come with are only good for people that never get in there pool dirty, have no friends, no kids, no dogs, nothing but time to wash or replace the filter constantly, always keep the pool covered, you get the id...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:21:36 PDT
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-pool-outdoor-tub-water-filter/
homemade pool , outdoor tub , water filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/Q855/H3Z3OL3O/FBCQ855H3Z3OL3O.SMALL.jpg bobby sissom Welcome to my instructable on diy homade outdoor tub / pool / hottub , water filter construction.As always, I am always looking for ways to save money. My goal is to live like a king,on a poor man's budget.A while back i constructed an diy outdoor water tub,in order to allow myself and my family to ...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 22:01:24 PDT
Pool Heating XL-Lily Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Heating-XL-Lily-Pads/
Pool Heating XL-Lily Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IV9H/H2WELRIU/FTNIV9HH2WELRIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IV9H/H2WELRIU/FTNIV9HH2WELRIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IV9H/H2WELRIU/FTNIV9HH2WELRIU.SMALL.jpg CYNICALifornia First off, respect and credit to Make Zine and Cogzoid for sparking this idea. I modified their designs and instructions to make the project cheaper and more cost efficient. Summer is upon us and that means it's time to open the pool. However, I don't have a pool heater, or the desire to spend thou...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 22:58:24 PDT
Water Table, for the Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Table-for-the-Kids/
Water Table, for the Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9IUB/GP3T1XHM/F379IUBGP3T1XHM.SMALL.jpg theerikjohnson I decided to make a fun water table for my son’s first birthday. He loves water in the sink and the bathtub so instead of getting a boring old tiny pool, I went this route. I wanted fountains and sprayers and a self contained reservoir and pump so it wouldn’t need to be attached to the hose. I got a...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:12:25 PDT
Humorous Rope Barometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Humorous-Rope-Barometer/
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:33:53 PDT
Skin-on-Frame Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-on-Frame-Canoe/
Skin-on-Frame Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/IX1H/GZACIFCC/FJ5IX1HGZACIFCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/IX1H/GZACIFCC/FJ5IX1HGZACIFCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/IX1H/GZACIFCC/FJ5IX1HGZACIFCC.SMALL.jpg balloondoggle I want a canoe.  I want one really badly.  New, it's going to run me $400 or more.  Used, well, I just don't like Craig's List and haven't found any other listings in my area.  So what's a boy to do?  Build one!!! There is no shortage of guidelines and tips and hints and clues and allusions to cano...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 12:00:57 PST
Make your own prescription swimming goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-prescription-swimming-goggles/
Make your own prescription swimming goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/36NF/GZPBM7AQ/FWZ36NFGZPBM7AQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/36NF/GZPBM7AQ/FWZ36NFGZPBM7AQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/36NF/GZPBM7AQ/FWZ36NFGZPBM7AQ.SMALL.jpg projectsugru "Since I have quite a strong prescription, I'm more or less blind when I swim. I don't want to buy prescription goggles as they're so expensive, but I had several old, ordinary glasses as well as regular swimming goggles. So, I sugru'ed them together! The end result works really well !" This super ...
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Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:36:33 PDT
Build your own Surfboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Surfboard/
Build your own Surfboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/06IH/GX10CNTP/FDF06IHGX10CNTP.SMALL.jpg joechacon98 A dear friend of mine has a 1971 VW Westfalia Camper Bus he restored and wanted to mount a surfboard on the roof. Ultimately he wanted to cut the board and use it as a panel mount, so we looked for a cheap surfboard with little success. The cheapest one we found was well over 100 bucks, and a) to ne...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 16:27:47 PST
redneck outdoor tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Beat-the-summer-heat/
redneck outdoor tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/44IZ/GPBDF9HT/FPU44IZGPBDF9HT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/44IZ/GPBDF9HT/FPU44IZGPBDF9HT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/44IZ/GPBDF9HT/FPU44IZGPBDF9HT.SMALL.jpg bobby sissom grandma,momma and child enjoying while daddy films http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCcu6dr2Pqg cool water enjoyment our child, They are waiting for daddy to put down the phone and join. This is the current stage of a five year project(it is constantly changing). The reason it changes,i have a...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2011 21:02:07 PDT
Garden Hose Water Gun for Hero Dads http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Hose-Water-Gun-for-Hero-Dads/
Garden Hose Water Gun for Hero Dads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5N3/GPBDH920/F3FL5N3GPBDH920.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5N3/GPBDH920/F3FL5N3GPBDH920.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/L5N3/GPBDH920/F3FL5N3GPBDH920.SMALL.jpg bgepp1 I love me some 40 schedule 1/2 PVC so when it got super hot today I decided to make one of those customizable PVC lawn sprinklers.  Then I thought "hey, it would be fun to make a pvc water gun that connects to the hose".  I happened to have a sprayer attachment that had a threaded end so I tried my...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 09:26:08 PDT
Duct Tape Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Kayak/
Duct Tape Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/CP6D/GP7IF7U6/FRZCP6DGP7IF7U6.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth After watching the Mythbusters episode on Duct Tape Myths, I decided to take a whack at creating my own duct tape boat. Rather than the two-man sailboat that Jamie and Adam designed, I went for a much slimmer one-man kayak. Only $20 of supplies and a day or two of work; this Kayak makes for a great ...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:53:20 PDT
Aquaglove http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaglove/
Aquaglove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SMALL.jpg tz1_1zt On a sunny summers days, what can be more fun that inflating things with water. This instructable shows how to create a massive water filled aquaglove. We then introduce a Dachshund and watch the Aquaglove burst. There's a longer video in step5, and also more freeze frame images showing the aquaglov...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 10:19:36 PDT