Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:00:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Personal Space Defense System http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Space-Defense-System/
Personal Space Defense System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/CUO0/IDUR678H/F81CUO0IDUR678H.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you're tired of people invading your personal space, popping your bubble, or otherwise gettin' up in your business, why not send them a message by blasting them away with a water gun? Manually targeting people with your soaker of choice can be a chore, and if there is a deluge of personal space i...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:28:04 PDT
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Broken-Light-Bulbs-Without-Getting-Cut-or-S/
Remove Broken Light Bulbs Without Getting Cut or Shocked Using A Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/VGV6/FQCTL5J2/FEJVGV6FQCTL5J2.SMALL.jpg prabbit22m I made this instructable for the "SAVE THE BOTTLE" contest. I know there are other ways of getting this piece out but I wanted find a good use for a water bottle. The risk of getting shocked is pretty much non existant with a water bottle when compared to a potato or pliers. Remove Broken Ligh...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:31:23 PST
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Water pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-pump/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 19:22:34 PDT
How to Make Handmade Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Handmade-Paper/
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 09:48:16 PDT
How To Keep Your Bottle Of Water Cold For HOURS http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Keep-Your-Bottle-Of-Water-Cold-For-HOURS/
How To Keep Your Bottle Of Water Cold For HOURS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/V2H8/FJHGBVNH/FRHV2H8FJHGBVNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/V2H8/FJHGBVNH/FRHV2H8FJHGBVNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/V2H8/FJHGBVNH/FRHV2H8FJHGBVNH.SMALL.jpg Catfish man WARNING:ONLY USE DISPOSABLE WATER BOTTLES! I'M NOT RESPONCIBLE FOR BROKEN NON-DISPOSABLE BOTTLES!!! Step One First, Get an empty watter bottle. Easy enough. Step Two Second, fill your watter bottle to the line that I put on my bottle. (You don't have to put the line on) Step Three Freeze y...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2008 16:01:00 PDT
Cheap and Easy Automatic House Plant Watering System http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Automatic-House-Plant-Watering-Syst/
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Sat, 24 Mar 2007 02:02:37 PDT
Wet Formed Leather Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wet-Formed-Leather-Phone-Case/
Wet Formed Leather Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/WMT8/IDH7S3VZ/FA0WMT8IDH7S3VZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/WMT8/IDH7S3VZ/FA0WMT8IDH7S3VZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/WMT8/IDH7S3VZ/FA0WMT8IDH7S3VZ.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver Congratulations to Jflake who was chosen at random to be the lucky recipient of my extra leather phone case! Because so many people left comments I also gave out 3 years worth of PRO membership to Instructables.com! Congratulations to HeleneR, mboone ii, and JohnM169, each of whom were randomly se...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 08:47:19 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-rRaft-Building-a-Raft-out-of-Water-Bottl/
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg rRaft is short for recycled raft. Inspired by Reishee Sowa, who lives on a water bottle island in mexico, this is my attempt at a similar feat. While many people have duct taped a couple hundred bottles together in the past and called it a raft, mine is sturdier, has a real deck, and is indefinitely...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
10 beach hacks with 2L bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/10-beach-hacks-for-2L-bottles/
10 beach hacks with 2L bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/D0DE/IDBI10P8/F0JD0DEIDBI10P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/D0DE/IDBI10P8/F0JD0DEIDBI10P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/D0DE/IDBI10P8/F0JD0DEIDBI10P8.SMALL.jpg Justin Tyler Tate It’s great going to the beach but what you do there and how comfortable you are all depend on what you carry with you. These hacks will use 2L bottles, which you should already have with you if you are a prepared beach-goer, to make your beach experience more comfortable and more fun. If you're li...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:06:39 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
DIY swimming pool cooler. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-swimming-pool-cooler/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 19:14:07 PDT
Build a Milk Jug Raft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Milk-Jug-Raft/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:20:43 PDT
Water Drop Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-water-drop-macro-lens/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 11:52:34 PDT
Make a removable laptop water cooler! And other cool devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-removable-laptop-water-cooler!-And-other-co/
Make a removable laptop water cooler! And other cool devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/5KMA/F7PCMYFW/FL85KMAF7PCMYFW.SMALL.jpg tanntraad This Instructables will show you how to make an awesome water cooled heat extractor and pad cooler for your laptop. So what is this heat extractor really? Well it's a device designed to make your laptop cool - in every meaning of the word. It can also make the fan obsolete and therefore completely s...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2007 06:39:01 PDT
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Physics-Project-Mini-Electric-Motor-Boat/
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 For physics, I had to construct a boat that would successfully race down a 3m PVC track. We had limits on the dimensions, as well as the total voltage of the battery. The boat is really ugly, but it is fully functional. I attempted to model it after a catamaran, but it was no where near being the fa...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2010 09:49:01 PST
How to make a powerful water battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-powerful-water-battery/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 02:05:04 PDT
How to Make Authentic Water Kefir http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Authentic-Water-Kefir/
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 17:00:46 PDT
How to purify your water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-purify-your-water/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 02:49:34 PDT
HOW TO KEEP DOGS from peeing on your lawn and flower beds. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-KEEP-DOGS-from-peeing-on-your-lawn-and-flow/
HOW TO KEEP DOGS from peeing on your lawn and flower beds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/NYOO/HFPTI5K4/FADNYOOHFPTI5K4.SMALL.jpg pianolover10124353 this will keep dogs from peeing on your flowers and grass NO MORE YELLOW! you need you will need 4 table spoons of ceyanne pepper 4 cups of warm water 1/2 teaspoon of dawn dishwashing soap(using the soap is optional,you dont really need it) and a 32 ounce spray bottle. if you dont have tha...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:33:52 PDT
How To Make Fire Under Water !!? (DIY) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Fire-Under-Water-DIY/
How To Make Fire Under Water !!? (DIY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/XKX2/IC4MW1PN/F12XKX2IC4MW1PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/XKX2/IC4MW1PN/F12XKX2IC4MW1PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/XKX2/IC4MW1PN/F12XKX2IC4MW1PN.SMALL.jpg zhyar4kurd Making Fire Under Water Seems To Be Impossible But With Sparklers Its No Longer Impossible . It Sounds Crazy But Its True You Can Make Fire Under Water At Home . Try It , Its A Very Cool Experiment. What You Will Need : Two Easy Component :Electric SparklersTape ( Clear Tape ) How To Make It ? ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:14:24 PDT
Water Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Organ/
Water Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/MCR2/IC2A370N/FQCMCR2IC2A370N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/MCR2/IC2A370N/FQCMCR2IC2A370N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/MCR2/IC2A370N/FQCMCR2IC2A370N.SMALL.jpg ArvidJense Playing with water and making music are both some of the most fun things to do in summer. So when I was asked to make a musical play object for the Muziek op de Dommel festival, I decided to bring water and music together and make a water organ.The organ makes sound by spraying water on a plastic s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:26:16 PDT
How To Properly Reuse A Plastic Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Properly-Reuse-A-Plastic-Bottle/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19:51:36 PDT
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mosquito-Trap/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:59 PDT
PVC Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Air-Cannon/
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Mon, 9 Jul 2007 21:57:12 PDT
DIY Atmospheric Drinking Water Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Atmospheric-Water-Generator/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 02:55:16 PDT
Fast and Easy, PVC Water Run!!! (for under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Easy-PVC-Water-Run-for-under-100/
Fast and Easy, PVC Water Run!!! (for under $100) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/YFGF/IBTF70ZH/FGYYFGFIBTF70ZH.SMALL.jpg BKLaRue After constructing a "Fast and Easy PVC Kids Fort" for my 8 year old daughter, I was left feeling inspired. Being that the 4th of July was coming up (and because the heat/humidity in NC can be a bit oppressive in the summer), I decided to build something fun (and wet) for my kids to play with outsid...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:47:09 PDT
A/C Mister http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Mister/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:48:04 PDT
Backyard Dunk Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Dunk-Tank/
Backyard Dunk Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/EWTL/IBL69ATC/FMVEWTLIBL69ATC.SMALL.jpg IamGutter OK, so you’re trying to plan some fun summer activities with friends and family and what is one thing that is always a bit hit at outdoor parties and cookouts? A dunk tank!! The problem is that there is never one around when you need it, and if it is around then you have to haul it in place, fill ...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:58:55 PDT
Water & Glue... Who Knew? http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Glue-Who-Knew/
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By: Artsy Fartsy

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:40:42 PDT
Put Your Hoses Underground http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-Your-Hoses-Underground/
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By: russ_hensel

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:11:01 PDT
Serial-Style Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Style-Rain-Barrels/
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By: austinmonster

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:12:21 PDT
Something in the Water- Shark Papercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Something-in-the-Water-Shark-Papercraft/
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By: Verticees

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 08:23:33 PDT
Garden Rock Water Feature http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Rock-Water-Feature/
Garden Rock Water Feature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5FZW/IB2BKI0J/F3F5FZWIB2BKI0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5FZW/IB2BKI0J/F3F5FZWIB2BKI0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5FZW/IB2BKI0J/F3F5FZWIB2BKI0J.SMALL.jpg cossie2k I have long been an instructable reader, first time 'ible writer so with a new project, I figured my time had come!We bought our house late last year and a previous owner had added a large deck in the garden. Whilst this is great place for us to entertain, play with our daughter and generally unwind...
By: cossie2k

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:27:18 PDT
Duct Tape RC Airboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-RC-Airboat/
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By: RCLifeOn

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:05:13 PDT
Grey Water System for Washing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Grey-Water-System-for-Washing-Machine/
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By: BigWaseem

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Sun, 31 May 2015 22:43:41 PDT
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Autopilot/
Boat Autopilot - Based on the Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/GPQ4/IA3VPOKG/FGOGPQ4IA3VPOKG.SMALL.jpg comsa42 Here's how to build an autopilot which can steer an RC boat to waypoints! It's easy to build, based on the popular Arduino platform, and great for hobbyists who want some soldering practice! With this autopilot, an RC boat can go long distances without any human intervention, like an autonomous dron...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 15:00:44 PDT
Super Duper Slip and Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Duper-Slip-and-Slide/
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By: Stryker

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:36:50 PDT
Roughneck Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Roughneck-Rain-Barrel/
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Mon, 17 May 2010 18:10:45 PDT
How to build a huge water rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-huge-water-rocket/
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By: RaketfuedRockets

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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:04:04 PDT
T-Soaker Anti-Dunk Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Soaker-Anti-Dunk-Tank/
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By: Tustin High T-Tech

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Fri, 15 May 2015 10:11:01 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Stash/
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By: More Cowbell

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Tue, 12 May 2015 13:24:16 PDT
Make Yourself an Olla (Oy-Uh!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-an-Olla-Oy-Uh/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:33:15 PDT
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-to-Landscape-Greywater-System/
Laundry to Landscape Greywater System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OTYF/I9CM29HJ/FEHOTYFI9CM29HJ.SMALL.jpg a03326495 This design and much of the information contained within are borrowed with permission from Art Ludwig's website: OasisDesign.net. The Laundry to Landscape greywater system was developed by Art Ludwig of Oasis Design and published unpatented into the public domain for all to use. If you want to spre...
By: a03326495

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Wed, 6 May 2015 21:06:26 PDT
How to Make a Wasp Trap from an Old Plastic Jug. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-an-Old-Plastic-Jug--How-to-Make-a-Hornet-Tra/
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By: Spl1nt3rC3ll

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Sat, 31 May 2008 20:52:09 PDT
Water Drop Trampoline http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Drop-Trampoline/
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By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:02:51 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Backyard Pond and Waterfall: No Experience Necessary! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Pond-and-Waterfall-No-Experience-Necessar/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:03:49 PDT
Make Your Hasselblad Not Afraid of Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Hasselblad-Not-Afraid-of-Water/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 07:41:17 PDT
Water Gun Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Gun-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 19:18:18 PDT