Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - water - popular Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:03:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeffbuffington23 This project was one of my better ideas. I have a 2 1/2 stall garage and use the side of it as my shop. I wanted something better to walk on then concrete, but didn't want it to get all messy in the winter. So I came up with this. I created a floor plan and layout to see how much flooring I would ne...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:34 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
Laminar Flow Water Jet for Under $25.
Laminar Flow Water Jet for Under $25. - More DIY How To Projects]]> scottrevoman333 This instructable is for everyone who has ever wanted to build a Laminar Flow Water jet, it sounds complex but it is actually very simple. You will need some PVC pipe, some brass pipe, about 300 straws, 4 test plugs, and some sponges. So lets get started!!!! Here is a link to my second instructable...
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 11:36:01 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
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
Cheap solar hot tub/spa/pool water heater
Cheap solar hot tub/spa/pool water heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> tmack0 This instructable covers the solar heater I made from parts available at the local hardware store (or salvage) for cheap. I have yet to do true empirical measurements on its output/efficiency, but it will raise the temp of my hot tub (~460gal) from 70 to 80 in two sunny days, and keeps it in the 90...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:12:00 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
DIY Berkey Water Purifier
DIY Berkey Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> sspence Here we will show how we make our own water purifiers from used food grade plastic buckets, and Berkey water purification elements. Materials Needed: 2 food grade Buckets w/ lids (these buckets are naturally BPA free) a Berkey filter twin pack (we like the black, but the white ceramic are also ver...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:19:37 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
Simple Swim Vest
Simple Swim Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bethanael I love swim vests. They provide great support and they look good (what more could a person want in a swim suit?). Unfortunately finding swim vests is fairly difficult and the ones I do find are usually out of my budget. Luckily with a simple vest pattern, some time, and fabric anyone can make a simp...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:27:15 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
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
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
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
Easy Bee waterer
Easy Bee waterer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zevion Imagine just one bee work for a day, attending to least 2,000 flowers a day, beating their wing 10,000 time per minute, carry baggage of pollen, go back in their hive, go to their selected comb making honey with their spit, pollen, and wax. And go out again everyday. Sounds exhausting? Bee does ge...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:36:36 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 Kill Ants
How to Kill Ants - More DIY How To Projects]]> gatorfan94 Many people can't figure out how to get rid of those pesky little ants. If you're one of these people, this is for you. Obvious and Not So Obvious Now, if you are trying to get rid of ants that are indoors, call the exterminator or buy some of those cheap little traps. This instructable is on how...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2007 17:39:19 PST
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
Bottleboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> BeeblebroxTheHalfth Boats are wonderful things to make when you're getting into the RC hobby. The electronics and control systems are very simple and when it comes to design, the sky is the limit. A horrible design will not lead to the whole thing crashing down, such as in the case of an aircraft, and if it sinks (or c...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 02:45:56 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
Efficient Water Pump
Efficient Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshward Follow these instructions to make a really simple water pump that's easy to make and works efficiently. We designed this pump for a brief we were given at the Glasgow School of Art to attempt to design and create the most efficient way possible of lifting water up by 60mm. You can apply this design ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
How to waterproof circuit boards (epoxy method).
How to waterproof circuit boards (epoxy method). - More DIY How To Projects]]> David97 In this instructable I will show you how to waterproof a circuit board. I will be waterproofing a cheap RC receiver from HobbyKing, but the same method can be applied to many different boards. I have used this technique for a few years now, and never had issues with it.This will void warranty! Do at...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 15:51:23 PDT
2 Liter Rocket
2 Liter Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hammock Boy Looking for something exciting to do? Try building a water powered rocket out of a 2 liter soda bottle. This can be completed in less than half an hour with simple household materials. Materials:    1 Two liter bottle    Cardboard    Card stock although construction paper will work    1 Cork    1 S...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 16:41:37 PST
Solar Power Plant
Solar Power Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Louis_and_Arthur Nowadays, all is about saving energy but why not generating energy.With our solar power plant, we generate energy by using sun power and water. Moreover, it can also be used as a solar oven. So, it is two in one, you generate a little amount of electrical energy and you can cook some dishes with sol...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
Water Rocket Project
Water Rocket Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd Water rockets are used in school/scouting/4-H presentations to help students understand the principles of aeronautics. This project is geared towards middle school aged students. However, the project has been given to high school students and they enjoy it as well. Everyone is happy to get out of ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:38:55 PDT
Cub Scout Erosion Experiment
Cub Scout Erosion Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeandrasCrafts My oldest son (8-years old when I wrote this Instructable) is in Cub Scouts. As part of one of the requirements we were trying to fulfill, our Wolf/Bear Den (combined meeting) performed Elective 15, Water and Soil Conservation, to earn an arrow. (This is all part of the Cub Scout Bear handbook, show...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 06:23:04 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeamDolphin     For a project ("Hydro do that?") at the Glasgow School of Art, our group of students was tasked with designing and manufacturing a water pump. The task was to be a competition betwixt several teams, each taking the name of an aquatic creature. Our designated company was 'Dolphin'...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT