Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - water - featured Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:45:12 PST BLOX v1.01 How To Brew Proper Water Kefir
How To Brew Proper Water Kefir - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 KEFIR (KEH - FEAR)Kefir, keefir, or kephir is a fermented drink made with kefir "grains" (a yeast/bacterial fermentation starter) and has its origins in the north Caucasus Mountains.It is prepared by inoculating a water and sugar mixture with kefir grains.Traditional kefir was made in skin bags that...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:52:28 PST
Carrot Bonsai
Carrot Bonsai - More DIY How To Projects]]> wawa17 Carrot Bonsai (萝卜盆栽) is one of the mini Vege Bonsai. Vege Bonsai can make with vegetables and others with hydroponic method.Hydroponic vegetables are one of the best applications of hydroponic gardening. Did you know that you can replant your cut carrot tops? What will you grow is flowers and seeds....
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:45:46 PST
Awesomely cute Christmas tree water level indicator
Awesomely cute Christmas tree water level indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> jedp And lo! A Playmobil shepherd boy watched the water level in our Christmas tree stand by night. When there is enough water, his lantern glows green. When there is too little, his lantern turns red. But wait. Your mind has gone elsewhere. You're thinking of it now, the water monitor you would ma...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:33:58 PST
Simple Solar Cooking Jar
Simple Solar Cooking Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> hegure_ryu This instructable will show how to use mason jars to pasteurize water or cook using only the sun and simple items from your pantry and kitchen. Needed Items You will need: Mason Jars or large glass jars; black paint masking tape shiny reflective material oven bag or larger glass enclosure optiona...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:39:13 PST
The Wooden Whale of Woe
The Wooden Whale of Woe - More DIY How To Projects]]> bretinc Greeting my fellow Instructables I've made this whale mostly out of branches and other things I had laying around the house, it was 100% free. The story all starts when my partner in crime and I were in Target a couple weeks back and had seen this very simple outline of a 1' x 2" wooden whale made o...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Flow Meter
Flow Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> laurel3 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida ( project is The Flow Meter. This device allows a user to measure water flow through a turbine, while opening and closing the valve by pressing certain ...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:21:52 PST
LED Zen Board
LED Zen Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN One day I was perusing the internet and stumbled upon a video; Water Light Graffiti by Antonin Fourneau, created in the Digitalarti Artlab. When water is painted, sprayed or sponged on LEDs light up. This seemed like such a cool project, I was inspired to try to make my own; cheaper, easier, deskt...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
How To Clean And Distill Dirty Water
How To Clean And Distill Dirty Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ludvic Hi guys Today i want to show you a simply method to purify the dirty water.This method isn't the cheapest but is definitely the fastest you can do at home; in future i show another method for survivalist without the source of heat.If you prefer You can see this short Video for look the result:Save t...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:08:34 PDT
Weatherman costume with real rain
Weatherman costume with real rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jujitsu-Man I will show you how to make a funny costume, using cheap materials, and which is also interactive: it has a "raining" effect!This is an easy and very cheap project you can finish in about 10-15 minutes. Actually, I made it only with materials I already had at home, because I had to wear a "funny hat...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:21:48 PDT
How to Make a Water Candle
How to Make a Water Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Von Malegowski I show how to make a very easy water candle. This type of water candle is a wick that is centered inside a jar filled with water. The wick is fueled by a thin layer of oil on top of the water. Materials -Cooking oil -Water -Container/Jar -Candle wick -Scissors-Thin plastic disk (for the thin pla...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:07 PDT
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 1: Monitoring Water Flow - Plumbing Free - Using A Piezo And Pinoccio Mesh Networking - More DIY How To Projects]]> buchananwp Water is cheap, but California is in one of the worst droughts ever right now. Let's face it: we can't fix the drought. However, some CA residents are actively running out of drinking water. At the municipal level it's difficult to enact immediate change, but we can change how we use our water at ho...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:21:17 PDT
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room.
How to make an Aquaponic system for a small room. - More DIY How To Projects]]> JR Tyner I am a college student and while I don't live in the Dorms, my room is about that size. I wanted something to cheer up my room and make it look less like a laboratory, but this would also be perfect for a lavatory! If my bathroom was bigger, I would put it there since it would both look good and be ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:13:56 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier
Pocket Sized Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxM2 It sounds like magic, but it's just electrochemistry. All you need is a pencil, some titanium wire, and a battery to start purifying water. The voltage between the graphite and the titanium converts H2O and a little table salt (NaCl) into NaClO, sodium hypochlorite, also known as bleach. Run the rea...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
Water Stencils
Water Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> 10DotMatrix Project OverviewThis is a fun and easy project that uses NeverWet to help you write and paint with water. NeverWet is a super hydrophobic coating that can be sprayed onto any surface. Ever since watching its promo video with my friends (watch it here and your mind will be blown) I've been wanting t...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
Table-Top Electric Plant
Table-Top Electric Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> comsa42 Plant watering can sometimes be a pain... Here's a solution that automatically waters plants depending on the moisture of the soil, no timers required!It works like this: when there is water in the reservoir and there is no water in the soil, the pump turns on, which transfers water from the reservo...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:33:00 PDT
Water Cooler Aquarium that's Still Drinkable
Water Cooler Aquarium that's Still Drinkable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pafrohne Inspired by a small scene in the 80s movie 'Real Genius.' I turned a 5 gallon water cooler into a fish tank that still delivers clean drinkable water. Very simple to make, the amount of work, time, and cost all depends on the type of cooler you choose to start with and how fancy you want it to be in...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case!
Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case!Make a statement with this fabulous Zippered pencil case...made from recycled soda/water bottles!I used mine for schools supplies...but this could work for anything! Add straps and make it a bag...fill with homemade lunch, Fill with small gifts and candy fo...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:13:45 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> phinch My kids love playing in the splash pad at the water park, and I figured I could build one for my yard.Of course I could have just turned on the hose, but there's a bit of a drought going on where we live, so thats why I made it recirculate.I've already built a water table based on theerikjohnson's i...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> yoda333 Lighthouses have been guiding boats to safety for thousands of years. One of the earliest and most notable of these was the Pharos of Alexandria. This huge structure stood for nearly two thousand years. When deciding on a lego project, I wanted to build something practical, yet at the same tim...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
A Survival Water Filter
A Survival Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> ethanb34 In the world we live in, you never know what is coming next. Fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can lead to apocalypse-like situations. That is why you should always be prepared to be able to survive in many conditions. One key factor to survival in all situations, is getting clean ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts
Bury your Gutter Downspouts - More DIY How To Projects]]> ndretka There's plenty of information on how to install gutters, including: wanted to make this Instructable to show how I hid my gutter downspouts. It took about two full days of work. Parts were pretty cheap, I think total cost was only about $100....
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdaniel7 Living in Cambridge near the historical Charles river and watching people kayak down it's length, I nurtured a growing desire to be able to interact with the natural structure on my own schedule. I decided to build a boat, but I didn't know how to get started. I soon received an email from a friend ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer
Sharked kayak trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart Everybody who likes kayak fishing must have the same big problem: STORAGE. What to do with the caught fish? Where to stock rescue stuff, fishing gear & fishing beer? Just put & fix & wrap it on the kayak? Yeah right. It's a kayak, not a carrier! Use the kayak's trap? Yeah..., even my drinking bottl...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns
Watermelon Floating Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> blissful2015 Water is magical, fire is magical, when a little bit of fire is floating on the water, it's super magical!If you are camping by a lake or at a pool gathering, chances are there will be watermelons! Before taking the melon rinds to the compost bin, why not let them shine one more time, and add some m...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski
How to Barefoot Waterski - More DIY How To Projects]]> bergerab Barefoot waterskiing is one of the most intimidating and rewarding water sports in practice today. These skiers travel at high speeds on just the skin on their feet! To some this is appealing; however, due to the mental obstacles barefooting brings, many beginners can be discouraged. To beginners, s...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer
Swimsuit Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> ehudwill My sister-in-law shared with my about the swimsuit dryers they used on their trip to Hawaii. I was intrigued because my family often goes swimming at the pool and carrying bags of soaking wet swimsuits can be a smelly. Having a way to speed up the drying process would be great. Then I remembers a fa...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick!
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter Summer is a great time for getting outdoors and enjoying time with family and friends, only sometimes the enjoyment is curtailed by the brutal summer heat. The Mistick is here to help!! There are many products available to provide a cooling mist in a fixed area, such as attached to a deck or awnin...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station
Water Balloon Filling Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter The 4th of July has come and gone and my neighborhood, like many, celebrated our Nation's independence with a cookout, fireworks and, of course, a huge water balloon war! We spent hours dragging multiple hoses around, picking them up, filling a balloon, putting them down, tying a balloon, repeat. ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Ocean in a Bottle
Ocean in a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> fire_weasel An ocean in a bottle is fairly quick and simple to make. Since "quick & simple" is my middle name, this project was one of my favorites as a kid. Five minutes' work will yield an attractively hypnotic "ocean." It's also a fun use and a second chance for an old plastic bottle.This is my first instru...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
DIY: Skimboard
DIY: Skimboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> BenjiDaa I saw a skimboard at a shop near the beach one day, and I thought, "You know I could make something like that!" Guess what I did, I came home, found some wood, and started hauling away at making a skimboard.This skimboard isn't too hard to make, and the cost is relatively low. Give it a nice paint j...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways!
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryeomans1 Looking for a fast, easy, breezy swimsuit cover? How about five different swimsuit covers in one?This is a sew simple project that anyone with a little sewing skill can master. You can personalize it by using different fabircs, adjusting the length, adding beads etc. The best part is the cost is...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Hydro Hive
Hydro Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dylan Larsen I have lived in the woods my entire life and have enjoyed nature all around. I have seen so many bees that have died in buckets, water puddles, and anything that has collected water that they were trying to get to. This is something that I have come up with on my 3D printer to help out some. CAD D...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Towel Pants
Towel Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> moon flower Turn a boring towel into a cool new pair of pants.Perfect for a pool party, swim meet, or water fight.These towel pants are simple and easy to make. Supplies 1. a large towel2. scissors 3. elastic4. thread (the same or similar color as your towel)5. pen or marker6. a large piece of paper7. pins8....
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:18:27 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> fozzy13 Recently, I've been trying to go to as many Maker Faires as possible. If you've ever been to one, I'm sure you will agree that there's an incredible feeling of creativity, open sharing, and innovation. The few that I've been to so far have been a lot of fun, the best part being having the opportun...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
The Toddler Swim Suit
The Toddler Swim Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> carrielynneh I love this swim suit for a few reasons: it's easy to sew, inexpensive, and practical. Last year my toddler had a one piece, and it was all fun and games until I had to pry it off her to change her diaper. A two piece is just more sensible to wear for their diaper loving bums. And because this swim ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:47:32 PDT
Coconut Bikini Top
Coconut Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> kilo_me Whether you are getting ready for your summer vacation on a tropical island or you are just looking for an all-natural material, eco-friendly bikini top wanting to say “Aloha” wearing the appropriate apparel . Well, here is how to make your own Coconut Bikini Top! Tools & materials you will need....
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:45:13 PDT
Rosemary, Cinnamon, Honey Lemonade
Rosemary, Cinnamon, Honey Lemonade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darthorso THIS IBLE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS! :DHi dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy!I've already talked a lot about my passion for rosemary in one of my first Instructables, and today I'm here with a new recipe for using again my favorite spice!The good thing about ro...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:17:31 PDT
Water-Powered Octocopter
Water-Powered Octocopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> andzerb The power of water is sometimes understated, especially as a means of propulsion. This project uses the water and pressure from an ordinary garden hose to propel a 3D printed octo-copter into the skies.This project only takes a couple hours, as all you need to do is print the file, screw it onto a h...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
Kayak trolling motor
Kayak trolling motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> karrman1984 I was tagged on my Facebook page with a new way to look at this kayak invention, I have seen tank wheel chairs that go every where. Well I would like to extend my offer to my fellow veterans who I served with a chance to be able to kayak with your families again. Big boats are nice, but it is not th...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Augmented Water
Augmented Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> tamberg The Augmented Water device helps you save water by turning red after one Liter. The device, built by @tamberg during a water hackathon, is made from an Arduino, a flow sensor and coloured LED pixels.Video (thanks kiilo)In case you want to build your ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:32:09 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight (v2)
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Batteries are too mainstream, let's make Water Powered ones! This is my newer version of my previous flashlight project, this time we are using pennies (literally)! The flashlight works by using water as its electrolytes. Getting Some Inspiration From My Vacation:I spent a third of my summer hopping...

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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:53:09 PDT
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeamTortoise Hello, we are a team of 3 Product Design Engineering students at the Glasgow School of Art. For a second year project called "Hydro Do That?" we were tasked with pumping 5 litres of water up a height of 60cm in the most efficient manner possible. The pump had to be capable of performing this task i...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera
3D Printed Underwater Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoonLanding Selecting an underwater camera is not easy: there is no one best or right underwater camera to buy, but rather the best or right camera for your specific needs and most unfortunately: your budget restrictions.To shoot underwater photography you will need a digital camera and a waterproof housing des...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
Foldable winged water rocket
Foldable winged water rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Faasje As a young boy or girl you may have experimented with water rockets. They are fast, they go high, they are awesome. But I asked myself, what if I put wings on a water rocket? Then the wings should be foldable or else they would compromise the launch. With this in mind I created a winged water rocket...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:55:14 PDT