Instructables: exploring - video - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:21:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Pop-Pop-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/8Z6F/HJAHW6G5/FDG8Z6FHJAHW6G5.SMALL.jpg Dave Hax This video guide shows you how to make a simple model pop pop steam boat out of a few household items. Great fun craft idea. Items needed are: 1 Drinks Can 1 Juice Carton 2 Straws Blu-Tack
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 12:32:05 PDT
Pressing a Custom Skateboard - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Skateboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This video shows you how to laminate and bend the 1/16" veneers needed to make a custom skateboard using Roarockit's Thin Air Press vacuum bag technology. 
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 12:24:23 PDT
Singing Tree Rope Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Tree-Rope-Runner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VLGH/HE7D9ZD5/FZ9VLGHHE7D9ZD5.SMALL.jpg kevin bingham design, prototype, waterjet, sandblast, powder coat, and assemble a ascent and descent prototype at tech shop Detroit..  The pulley axles bushings and sheaves were purchased directly from CMI corp.  springs push the upper Rope wrench into the rope causeing it to activate.  pulling up the lower lever...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:38:21 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane Some cord and string comes from manufacturers on spools without end caps, wrapped around the spool in a zigzag type pattern that keeps it from spilling off the sides.  This video demonstrates how to wrap paracord onto a spool in that manner.  I used the same method with my Carabiner Paracord Spool ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:17:22 PDT
Bamboo Tricycle Bike - Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Tricycle-Bike-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/YG48/HAQ38N51/F0KYG48HAQ38N51.SMALL.jpg matthieutje65 This is my last project I did, It's a tricycle bike for streetmusicians the bike was made for a schoolassignment in group... The frame is made out of bamboo and metal joints, joint together with Fiberglas, Polyesterresin and Flax rope... Hope you enjoy, visit my website for more projects http://www....
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 04:20:15 PST
Winter Hummingbird Feeder, warm and bright in the cold http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Hummingbird-Feeder-warm-and-bright-in-the-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ATNH/GS3BEFZO/F6JATNHGS3BEFZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ATNH/GS3BEFZO/F6JATNHGS3BEFZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/ATNH/GS3BEFZO/F6JATNHGS3BEFZO.SMALL.jpg nwyss Winter hummingbirds need help in sub-freezing weather. This simple feeder can be made for $50 in an hour, works with seed feeders too, and is cheap and cheerful to watch. All you need is a chick brooder lamp from a hardware store, a flat pan feeder and a plastic flower pot. A few screws, and your hu...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 18:32:44 PST
Redneck Backyard Zamboni Ice Resurfacer http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Backyard-Zamboni-Ice-Resurfacer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SMALL.jpg web4deb What's the best thing to do with an old riding mower?  Make a home made ice resurfacer with it! This old riding mower had a blown engine so I built this one doing the following: Stripped off all the old mower decking and non-important parts and repainted it purple. Put on a small surplus e...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:34:41 PST
DIY Surfboard Bike Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Surfboard-Bike-Rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/I349/H6FC1LM3/F8JI349H6FC1LM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/I349/H6FC1LM3/F8JI349H6FC1LM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/I349/H6FC1LM3/F8JI349H6FC1LM3.SMALL.jpg KorduroyTV For those who travel around town by bicycle, they know riding with a surfboard under the arm can be cumbersome and awkward. In this episode of Surf Sufficient, our friend Travis Newhouse helps make that bike commute to the beach much sweeter. By adding a surfboard rack to your rig, your shred sled c...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:45:35 PDT
SLAM ROD FIRE STARTER - IGNITION BY AIR!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SLAM-ROD-FIRE-STARTER-IGNITION-BY-AIR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/MY1S/H5ENPUSW/FRYMY1SH5ENPUSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/MY1S/H5ENPUSW/FRYMY1SH5ENPUSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/MY1S/H5ENPUSW/FRYMY1SH5ENPUSW.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Did you know there's a way to start a fire by squishing air? In this project I'm going to build a tool that does exactly that. And I'll do it for under $1.00. This tool is completely see through, so you can witness the ignition first hand! http://www.thekingofrandom.com
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 14:37:55 PDT
DIY: Land Paddle Board Stick (SUP) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Land-Paddle-Board-Stick-SUP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VK32/H3DC0CF6/FTTVK32H3DC0CF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VK32/H3DC0CF6/FTTVK32H3DC0CF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VK32/H3DC0CF6/FTTVK32H3DC0CF6.SMALL.jpg Sienafit I wanted to try land paddle boarding, but I didn't have a "land paddle". I searched the internet looking for one and the only one found was the Big Kahuna Land Paddling stick for about $90+. I thought I could make my own for much cheaper. The video below will show you how I made my land paddling sti...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 08:26:59 PDT
Guns 'n Gardens - How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse http://www.instructables.com/id/Guns-n-Gardens-How-to-Survive-the-Zombie-Apocal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/CYWM/G23UU8XW/FHDCYWMG23UU8XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/CYWM/G23UU8XW/FHDCYWMG23UU8XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/CYWM/G23UU8XW/FHDCYWMG23UU8XW.SMALL.gif sparkyrust Guns 'n Gardens - How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse is the number one web show for DIY tips and tricks for living through the tough times. Each episode we'll explore the in's and out's of the wasteland, including the best weapons, first aid and food production techniques that will help you and yo...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2009 18:37:30 PST
Hand Laying Carbon Fiber Cloth in a Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Laying-Carbon-Fiber-Cloth-in-a-Kayak/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/JM68/GXL5YPTV/F2PJM68GXL5YPTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/JM68/GXL5YPTV/F2PJM68GXL5YPTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/JM68/GXL5YPTV/F2PJM68GXL5YPTV.SMALL.jpg Guillemot Laying carbon fiber is not that different from fiberglass accept that it is black, and stays black. Where fiberglass starts white and becomes transparent when saturated with epoxy, carbon fiber stays opaque, so it can be tricky to tell if it is fully saturated. Where bubbles under glass are clearly ...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 06:16:11 PST
A Garden Swing Powered Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Garden-Swing-Powered-Water-Pump/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/9JXI/GT6ZCJU0/FL09JXIGT6ZCJU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/9JXI/GT6ZCJU0/FL09JXIGT6ZCJU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/9JXI/GT6ZCJU0/FL09JXIGT6ZCJU0.SMALL.jpg chuangt2u Pump water using a regular garden swing. This is a first proof of concept and it's a scale model; there's lots of room for improvement... pumping around 3 liters a minute at the moment. For details of how to build this and to see more videos, see this Instructable... the link is to a construct...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 07:33:19 PDT
How to build a Pondless Waterfall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Pondless-Waterfall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0NRD/GSR9IRF6/F720NRDGSR9IRF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0NRD/GSR9IRF6/F720NRDGSR9IRF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/0NRD/GSR9IRF6/F720NRDGSR9IRF6.SMALL.jpg shiftline How I built a back yard pond-less waterfall for under a thousand dollars. This is my first instructable so bear with me!  Next time ill be sure to take more process pics. The most expensive price of the project was the pond liner. The 30' x 25' chunk of rubber was just under 300$ The pump actually...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:55:15 PDT
Make Great Cordage Out Of Grass http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Great-Cordage-Out-Of-Grass/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4I4P/GSILY7OP/FHH4I4PGSILY7OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4I4P/GSILY7OP/FHH4I4PGSILY7OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/4I4P/GSILY7OP/FHH4I4PGSILY7OP.SMALL.jpg nepheron This is a very easy method of making your own natural cord out of any material with long fibers (like grass) If you like my video, I have loads of them on my blog! please rate and vote!
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:08:04 PDT
How to Tie the Most Useful Knot in the World (Bowline) [HD Video Tutorial] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-the-Most-Useful-Knot-in-the-World-Bowl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/FIGP/GRFMV8T3/FXKFIGPGRFMV8T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/FIGP/GRFMV8T3/FXKFIGPGRFMV8T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/FIGP/GRFMV8T3/FXKFIGPGRFMV8T3.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This is a short video to help those who have seen many of my past videos where I use a bowline knot. This is the most useful knot you will ever learn. It will not slip when in use, and comes undone easily even after being tightened under thousands of pounds. Throughout history the bowline has been ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:01:31 PDT
Paracord Boonie Hat Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Boonie-Hat-Wrap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/J4AW/GQ225UKY/FP1J4AWGQ225UKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/J4AW/GQ225UKY/FP1J4AWGQ225UKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/J4AW/GQ225UKY/FP1J4AWGQ225UKY.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show one of many possible methods of adding paracord to the branch loops of a boonie hat.  The paracord can be removed for later use if needed.  More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 06:00:10 PDT
Celtic Button Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Celtic-Button-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to tie a Celtic Button Knot, using a length of paracord for the demonstration.  The 'Celtic Button Knot' looks similar to the 'Lanyard Knot', but is tied along a single strand of cord instead of using two strands. They can be useful as decorative stopper/terminal knots.  Th...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 04:55:24 PDT
How to Make a Fish Trap in 30 Seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fish-Trap-in-30-Seconds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/W11S/FYYNDPE0/F6KW11SFYYNDPE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/W11S/FYYNDPE0/F6KW11SFYYNDPE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/W11S/FYYNDPE0/F6KW11SFYYNDPE0.SMALL.jpg Samuel C If you have a plastic bottle and a cutter/knife/scissors, that's great --- you can make a fish trap in a minute -- it is so satisfying to catch a fish!That is the reason I make this Instructable.Features of this design:Rocks in the bottle --- sinks the bottle; stabilize the bottle against the waves....
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 12:58:24 PDT
How to Tie a Squareknot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Squareknot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KDX8/FYTCPI5M/FEFKDX8FYTCPI5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KDX8/FYTCPI5M/FEFKDX8FYTCPI5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/KDX8/FYTCPI5M/FEFKDX8FYTCPI5M.SMALL.jpg Marsh One way to tie one of the most useful knots around.
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 05:19:24 PDT
Chluaid's 10-minute Monkey Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Chluaids-10-minute-Monkey-Fist/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/RHN1/FTTOTSV6/FOSRHN1FTTOTSV6.SMALL.jpg chluaid When I was a little kid I read somewhere that sailors made weapons from rope. Since then I've been fascinated with rope weapons (limited mainly to flails and whips) and always wanted to learn how to make them. A few years back, I was in a book store and saw a step-by-step how to make a monkey's fis...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 23:42:03 PDT