How to make stilts, from the Dad's Book of Awesome Projects

Mike Adamick is the author of Dad's Book of Awesome Projects: From Stilts and Super-Hero Capes to Tinker Boxes and Seesaws. The projects include making a balance board, eggshell cupcakes, comic book shoes, a vintage modern silhouette, crayon shapes, a duct tape crayon wallet, friendship bracelets, homemade Play-Doh, a garden trolley, homemade ice cream, goo slime, superhero capes, popsicle stick bridges, a wooden sword, and more.

Here's an excerpt that shows how to make stilts (PDF)