News: 100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Vintage Projects offers 100+ free plans for building all sorts of fun DIY projects spanning musical instruments, archery, boats, motorbikes, go carts, science experiments, telescopes, tractors, radios, and more.

Instructions include a homemade paddle boat (more like a bicycle boat), a "pocket-sized" motorbike that can fit in your school locker, and even an electric-powered submarine for underwater exploration (perhaps a precursor for Tao Xiangli's fully functional sub).

These retro plans may not be for your average do-it-yourselfer... plan on truly building it from the ground on up.

Sampling of the 100+ projects below.

Pocket bike:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Snowmobile airboat:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Wet submarine:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Bicycle boat:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Mini ATV dump truck:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Emergency radio kit:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

Steel guitar:

100 Most Valuable Old-School DIY Blueprints (yup, all analog and all free)

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3 Comments

The woman playing the steel guitar is classic, look at her posture with legs slightly crossed.

i don see a hundred designs...

the ideas are simply super

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