Boat-make

How To : Repair fiberglass

How to repair fiberglass on a boat is demonstrated in this series. Part 1 of 2 - How to Repair fiberglass. Part 2 of 2 - How to Repair fiberglass.

News : Get Inspired! 50 Amazing Shots Taken with Instagram

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Origami a boat and sailor hat

Have you always wanted to be the captain of your own ship? Make that dream come true by following along with these simple steps; they'll make everything you need. Watch this video origami tutorial and learn how to origami not just a paper but, but the absolutely essential sail ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/21 - 03/27)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Install a switch panel on a boat

When you have so much technology on one small boat, things are bound to get confusing. That's why having a big enough switch panel is a great way to keep track of all the different switches that your boat has. In this tutorial, you'll find out the steps needed to insatll a swi ...more

News : Fish Sauce—The Ultimate Umami Bomb

I grew up eating Korean, Japanese, and Chinese food, but it wasn't until college that I experienced Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Once I started, I couldn't get enough of these cuisines. The dishes had an incredible richness and savor that I couldn't identify, but whatever it w ...more

How To : Build a Radio Controlled Watermelon Air Boat

There are tons of remote controlled cars and boats out there that you can buy or build, and you can add remote control functionality to almost anything. But if you really want to stand out, there are few things more attention-grabbing than this radio-controlled watermelon boat ...more

How To : Tie an Anchor Hitch / Bucket Hitch knot

Learn how to tie an Anchor Hitch (also known as a Bucket Hitch) - A very secure means of attaching a rope to an anchor or any other object that you can't afford to loose (like a bucket down a well, I suppose - thus the alternate name). I actually do use this hitch for temporar ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch knot for boating

Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more

News : Massive Origami Boat Floats Down the Thames

Everybody has some kind of calling in life and it looks like artist Frank Bölter's is the construction of life-sized origami boats. He's done it before, and he's at it again. His latest creation recently set sail on the Thames as a part of London's Drift10 art exhibition.

How To : Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat

This video tutorial shows you how to make a simple pop pop boat (putt putt boat) out of house hold items. Very simple and easy to do. Video: . Items needed: An empty drinks can Blu-Tack An empty juice carton 2 Straws

News : The Smokeless Grill That Makes Indoor Grilling Fun

Indoor electric grills are nothing new; George Foreman grills have been around for over 20 years now, providing healthy, smokeless grilling options for indoor use. Yet as nifty and fun as George Foreman grills are, indoor grills have never been considered a hot item for passio ...more

How To : Catch sting rays and debarb to use for shark bait

Learn how to catch Sting Rays by watching this video fishing tutorial. The demonstrating fisherman shows a good technique for landing the sting ray onto the dock or boat. See how to handle and debarb sting rays when using them for Goliath and Shark bait.

How To : Easily rig a float or slip bobber rig

If you've never fished before, you may not know all the different ways to help you catch the best looking and biggest fish. There's more to having a fishing rod and string. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to easily rig a float or slip a bobber rig. It's easy to do and wi ...more

How To : Fold a floating origami boat

You may know how to fold an origami paper boat, but chances are you don't know how to origami a paper boat that can actually float. This video tutorial will show you the step-by-step instructions for each fold involved in the boat building process. You only need on sheet of pa ...more

How To : Dock your boat

Graphical animations show you to dock twin screw and single screw vessels. Additional tips for all skippers who face the stomach churning tasks of bringing their pride and joy into dock. Dock your boat. Click through to watch this video on vat19.com

How To : Fold an origami sampan boat

Make a paper sampan boat! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper boat using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper ...more

How To : Repair boat decks with epoxy

This video is a part of a series on repairing a boat deck with epoxy. Part 1 of 2 - How to Repair boat decks with epoxy. Part 2 of 2 - How to Repair boat decks with epoxy.

How To : Troll with planer bobbers to catch catfish

Check out this instructional video to learn how to troll for big catfish with planer bobbers. Watch how to rig bait cast and fish with planer bobbers for big catfish. If you have a boat and like to catch catfish, get some planer bobbers. You drift or save gas by using the elec ...more

How To : Perfect your toeside edging on a wakeboard

In this how-to video, you will learn how to get toe side leverage with this edging drill. This will teach you how to edge properly toe-side. If you are edging out in a bad position, this will cause you to use a bad position with muscle memory. If you edge out properly, you wil ...more

How To : Origami a speed boat

This video shows you how to make a speed boat that really floats in water... out of square paper. This video has no narrator but the demonstrator is very good. Origami a speed boat. Click through to watch this video on livevideo.com

How To : Make Microwavable Banana Boats in Their Peels

I'm a sucker for snacks. The way I see it, why not eat throughout the day, when you can eat throughout the day? Snacks come in all shapes and sizes, but the best ones fit these criteria: they're packed with flavor, they're not horrible for you, and they're easy to make. Enter ...more

How To : Throw a cast net for live bait

The best way to fish is with live bait, but buying bait can be expensive and it isn't always guaranteed fresh. Once you learn how to cast your own bait you will be able to catch large amounts of bait fish on your own, and cut out the middle man. Happy fishing! Cast netting liv ...more

How To : Make a paper sailboat that really floats

Check out this video for info on how to origami a paper boat. This is no ordinary paper boat, either! This boat actually floats! All you need is some paper, a bit of tape and your fingers and pretty soon you will have a fun new bath toy. Granted, it is still paper so it won't ...more

News : Deadly Shark Submarine Sure to Freak Out Beach Goers

Another sweet boat this weekend (see yesterday's Zipper Motorboat), the Seabreacher X is a high-speed sub, fashioned after a man-eating shark. Built by Innespace, the submarine has a 260 horsepower engine, can speed through the water at 50 mph on the surface and 25 mph when di ...more

News : FarmVille German Limited Edition Theme

Thursday update Animals Dachshund gives 500xp when bought Forest Horse gives 135xp when bought Buildings German Castle Monopteros Decorations Swan Lake Falcon Ruins, Lamp Post, and Castle Fence Octoberfest!! Animals Black Pied Pig and Alpine Goat Pig hunts white ...more

News : If Cats Could Play Scrabble...

Do you think humans are the only ones who like the challenge of a good word game? Well, think again, because homo sapiens aren't the only ones up for stimulating their brains. Other species on planet Earth like to play Scrabble, too, and they're the ones most likely to actuall ...more

How To : Fish for bass using a plastic jig worm

What's a jig worm? Well, it's exactly what the name implies: a jig rigged with a trailing plastic worm. If you're not a seasoned fisherman, the answer might not have been so obvious, but that doesn't matter when you find out how important this jig worm is. Wade Bourne of MyOut ...more

How To : Get in a rowing boat

Check out this instructional rowing video that demonstrates how to get into a rowing boat.Rowing begins with stepping into the boat. Every boat is adjustable so different size people can row the same equipment. Learn facts and skills for competitive rowing in this rowing video ...more

How To : Get into a single scull rowing craft unassisted

This is a view of how to get into a single scull rowing craft unassisted. This is brought to you by the Cork Boat Club in Ireland. It shows you how to Good tutorial for beginners. It shows you how to maintain balance, hold the rigger and lower yourself into the scull boat with ...more

How To : Boof effectively in whitewater kayaking

Shane Benedict explains key techniques to an effective boof. Everybody wants to know how to boof. The boof is, without a doubt, the most essential weapon in your creeking arsenal. There are several key points to making this move effective; approach, stroke, and body placement ...more

News : Larger Than Life Origami Boat

Artist Frank Bölter created a life-sized origami boat to sail up the Elbe. The boat cost £110 to construct back in '97 (today's conversion rate would put that at $175). The boat is 30 feet long, and weighs 55 pounds. It took 2 hours to construct, using a 170 square meter sheet ...more

News : DIY "Boat Tail" Ups Fuel Economy to 64 MPG

Darin Cosgrove, founder of Ecomodder.com, used just cardboard, aluminum and duct tape to make his DIY "boat tail", a mod that creates aerodynamic efficiency. The tail, attached to his 1998 Pontiac Firefly, extends the car by 4.5 feet and increases the fuel economy to 64 MPG. ...more

How To : Prepare and crack Alaskan King Crab legs

How to prepare and crack Alaskan King Crab legs About 90% of the crab legs are already cooked on the boat. So you are really not cooking them you are just heating them up. To heat them you can put them in a big frying pan with a little bit of water. Cover the pan with a lid an ...more

How To : Tie the mooring hitch knot for boating

The mooring hitch knot for boating is a more secure knot than the better known (and easier to tie) slippery hitch boating knot. The mooring hitch knot holds fast while under tension yet can be released quickly with a tug on the free end. Despite it's name, this is a temporary ...more

How To : Install trailer lights

This video demonstrates how to install trailer lights on your boat's trailer. In order to determine what size replacement kit you will need, you must figure out the width of the trailier at the widest point. First, remove the old lights. Use a large slotted screwdriver to remo ...more

Ranked : The 9 Best Paid Puzzle Games for iPhone & Android

Puzzle games are great at giving your brain a workout while keeping things fun and killing time. They stimulate your noggin as you strategize and plan your next move, whether it's to keep your character from getting killed, or to get that special item to finally complete your ...more

News : Mudhole + Trackhoe = Ultimate Redneck Waterskiing

As said in the video below, "In South Carolina, you don't need no bass boat. All you need is a trackhoe and a mudhole." Those rednecks. So resourceful. Using arms instead of fishing rods, modding a '91 Cavalier into a roller coaster, converting a bath tub to a hot tub.  The ...more

How To : Fish for bass using the flicker shad bait

Big surprises come in little packages, and that's certainly the case with this flicker shad bait. This flicker shad has been proven to attract bass or any fish that feeds on shad, so if you want to learn more, watch as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to fish a flicker ...more

How To : Fish a two-hook panfish rig for deep-dwelling fish

The two-hook panfish rig is meant for vertical fishing under the boat in fairly deep water, for deep-dwelling fish like crappie, catfish, bluegills, and sometimes even bass. It involves two hooks hanging off the line, off droppers, to fish close to the bottom. Watch and learn ...more

How To : Fold an origami catamaran boat

Not only is origami useful for making things that appear like they should be able to float (like paper swans), it's actually good for producing things that do — like paper boats. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper catamaran with origami, the traditional art of J ...more

News : Surf Bocas 101

In a nutshell Bocas del Toro is an arcipelago on the Carribean coast of Panama. It's located about 20 mi south of the Costa Rican border and you can get there from both San Jose and Panama City. The main islands are Colon, Bastimentos, and Carenero, but there are over 100 isl ...more

News : Will JB Weld Repair a Cracked Engine Block?

I went to get my boat ready for the summer and discover that my engine block was cracked. I looked online to find the cost of a new block to be way out of my range so I decided to see if I could repair the cracked block. Cast iron is very sensitive to heat and I do not have th ...more

How To : Craft a magnet boat with your kids

In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more

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