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CNC Stand-Up Paddleboard

Wha’s SUP, water lovers? A stand-up paddleboard (or SUP) is one of the newest incarnations of the venerable surfboard, and we’re going to build one that has all the wonderful qualities of the old wooden longboards. In fact, this 10’5″…

Sun-Fueled Beach Hose

The Solar Beach Hose is a solar panel–powered bilge pump connected to a garden hose. It’s the absolute favorite beach toy for my kids, their friends, and their cousins. They make rivers to float boats down, fill buckets with water for…

Build a Dummy Mustang Rescue Stick

Mustang Sticks are proven lifesavers for boaters and first responders, and my Rescue Box (Make: Volume 68, page 48) makes the Sticks available to the public wherever and whenever needed. Anyone who has ever thrown a softball,…

Build a Bowie Rescue Box

A North Carolina lifeguard told me, “A drowning happens fast. A struggling, inexperienced swimmer has only a minute or two before it’s too late.” Lifeguards can beat that fast-ticking clock, and they routinely do every season hundreds of…