Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:48:04 PST BLOX v1.01 The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Flow Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Flow-Meter/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:21:52 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
How To Clean And Distill Dirty Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-And-Distill-Dirty-Water/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:08:34 PDT
Weatherman costume with real rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Weatherman-costume-with-real-rain/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:21:48 PDT
How to Make a Water Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Water-Candle/
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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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-The-World-One-Drop-At-A-Time-Part-1-Monitorin/
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/PP4R/I15KZLKT/FYAPP4RI15KZLKT.SMALL.jpg 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. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Aquaponic-system-for-a-small-room/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:13:56 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Watering-System/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:33:00 PDT
Water Cooler Aquarium that's Still Drinkable http://www.instructables.com/id/5-gallon-water-cooler-fish-tank-that-you-can-still/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:18:47 PDT
Upcycled Soda Bottle Zippered Pencil Case! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Soda-Bottle-Zippered-Pencil-Case/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:13:45 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Recirculating-Splash-Pad/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
Arduino Controlled Lego Lighthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Lego-Lighthouse/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:14:01 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Swimsuit-Dryer/
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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 http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mistick-as-in-Mist-Stick/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Balloon-Filling-Station/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Ocean in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-in-a-Bottle/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Towel Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Pants/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:18:27 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Business Card Case/Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Business-Card-CaseHolder/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:31:17 PDT
The Toddler Swim Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Toddler-Swim-Suit/
The Toddler Swim Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Coconut-Bikini-Top/
Coconut Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/4Y95/HX1WKBIQ/FQ44Y95HX1WKBIQ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rosemary-Cinnamon-Honey-Lemonade/
Rosemary, Cinnamon, Honey Lemonade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/RDI4/HWRCAXEX/FZ8RDI4HWRCAXEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/RDI4/HWRCAXEX/FZ8RDI4HWRCAXEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/RDI4/HWRCAXEX/FZ8RDI4HWRCAXEX.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Octocopter/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:12:57 PDT
Kayak trolling motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-trolling-motor/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Augmented Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Water/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 15:32:09 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Boat/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-v2/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 22:53:09 PDT
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
3D Printed Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Underwater-Camera/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:17:11 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Dock-on-recycled-tidycats-and-2liters/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
Foldable winged water rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-winged-water-rocket/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:55:14 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
Water Rocket Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Project-1/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:38:55 PDT
Cub Scout Erosion Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Our-Erosion-Experiment/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 06:23:04 PDT
Water Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-5/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 06:05:19 PDT