Instructables: exploring - living - travel Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:34:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 pocket drafting kit
pocket drafting kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Have you always got a little notebook in your back pocket, like I do?   Do you wish you had a miniature drafting kit to go with it?   Of course you do!  Who wouldn't!?  Well, here it is! materials xacto knife cnc cutter and make the cut software thin cardboard - such as from the side o...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:33:39 PDT
Backpack Insert
Backpack Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Every backpack I've ever owned, I often find myself thinking:  "There's not enough pockets in here".  Ikea taught me one important lesson.  If there is a specific place to put something, it will get put away.  I found this out after I bought a bunch of drawer dividers from them a few years back.  O...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:47:21 PDT
What To Do When Bored In A Car At Night
What To Do When Bored In A Car At Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fury_Blade321 Games Get video games but it dos not last long Have A Note Pad Have a note pad for drawing and stuff like that Tell Others Make things like this to tell others about what to do when on a long car ride
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 11:08:03 PDT
How to Survive a Long Train Journey
How to Survive a Long Train Journey - More DIY How To Projects]]> traintraveller If you’ve got a long journey ahead of you trains are often the among the cheapest and most convenient ways of doing it. Rather than resigning yourself to a lengthy road trip or adding to your carbon footprint by making short distance flights, you can use the train as a chance to catch up on work, or...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:15:07 PDT
Road Case
Road Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> techshop_android Purpose: Construct sturdy, durable cases at custom dimensions to protect your gear and equipment while on the road. All materials were purchased at and assembled at TechShop. Getting Set Up There are two options when purchasing plywood to make your case.  You may either buy ...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:03:09 PDT
Wash and Wear gym bags
Wash and Wear gym bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lizzy8 Handy organization of your gym bag or when traveling Refrigerator Bags Start with an simple refrigerator bag (I bought mine at Ikea, the biggest one they have are 6 liters) and tape the sides for extra support and you have a perfect organization of your gym bag, but also very handy for travelin...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 02:40:31 PST
BOB Bag/72 Hour Kit
BOB Bag/72 Hour Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Benjamin K I am a civilian contractor and have spent 3 years in Iraq and Afghanistan. With that and my other travels over the world I know the importance of having enough supplies to be self sufficient but at the same time to be light enough to travel easily.  With a pair of shoes and 2L of water the pack we...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:33:03 PST
Metal Belt Clip (For Measuring Tape) - Made @TechShop!
Metal Belt Clip (For Measuring Tape) - Made @TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> flowstyleliving Measuring tape is expensive these days, especially ones with belt clips. I got this small one from a hardware store and thought I'd make one myself Note: Steel was probably not the best material because the MT itself was aluminum. In the future I will also use a longer/wider screw to securel...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:18:03 PST
Carabiner Contacts Case - Made @TechShop!
Carabiner Contacts Case - Made @TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> flowstyleliving Keep your contacts case wherever you go for ease and convenience! Get your contact cases Attain said cases Mark the Holes Aim for the middle and have between 1/16 - 1/8'' from the top Drill your Hol€ Lasers are cool. pew pew pew! Ta-Da! Put in the key ring then slip that into a carabiner...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 20:11:17 PST
Leather Luggage Tags
Leather Luggage Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell If you're like me, and thousands of others who have a nondescript black suitcase that is always a trick to pick out of a conveyor belt crowd, this leather luggage tag Instructable is for you! The Goods Here's what you need to make these time saving and good looking travel accessories:a thick r...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:57:24 PST
Adventure Road Trip
Adventure Road Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> delno In high school, three friends and I packed up the '97 Subaru Legacy my grandpa had left me the year before. We drove from our home in the Twin Cities about 800 miles west, to the Badlands. That was as far as we had planned on going, but we were consumed by the freedom and kept pushing west into Wyom...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:09:59 PST
DIY Language Translation Cards for Traveling
DIY Language Translation Cards for Traveling - More DIY How To Projects]]> potterboy Create useful Language Translation Cards for your next overseas adventure or holiday. I travel overseas a fair bit and although I'm slowly getting better with my Spanish, German and French, these simple flash cards come in handy when I need that quick translation. I already have plenty of iPhone app...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 06:32:06 PST
How To: Sneak Booze on a Cruise 2014 Edition mr2monster Alternate Way to get Booze on a Cruise: (where I got my inspiration from). Went on a Norwegian cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway and managed to sneak some booze on the cruise for our week long trip to the Bahamas. I watched tons of videos on how to sneak booze on a cruise tha...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:23:09 PST
A 12 Step Plan to Packing for Your Holidays
A 12 Step Plan to Packing for Your Holidays - More DIY How To Projects]]> Happytraveller Sometimes going on holiday can feel so stressful that you need a holiday afterwards. And of all the stressful things that you have to go through in order to get on holiday, perhaps the most stressful of all of them is doing the packing. However with a few common (and not so common) sense tips, you c...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 07:08:25 PST
How to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia
How to visit Halifax, Nova Scotia - More DIY How To Projects]]> hitchnhike This is your guide to visiting the best city on the east coast...Halifax, Nova Scotia! Where to go, what to see, how to travel, the answers are all here... Travel Basically,  three choices of travel are available to North Americans wishing to make the trek to Nova Scotia.   Drive. Expect a 1650 ...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 14:12:54 PST
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:13:40 PDT
powerful green laser pointer
powerful green laser pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> haerbin1 Powerful  700mw green flashlight super strong operability, high-quality, portability distinguished laser pointer appearance of silver design sophisticated, sparkling, feel nice, construction repair of outdoor structures in green laser beam adoption diffusion of light is so gorgeous is less I play an...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 03:03:57 PDT
How to build a bicycle car horn using 16 standard rechargable AA batteries
How to build a bicycle car horn using 16 standard rechargable AA batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> sturmradek     INTRODUCTION Hello bicycle car horn fans! After extensive testing and using the method of try and error I finally came up with this pretty reliable setup. I do not mean to say it is the best and ultimate solution but this one turns out to be the cheapest one for me - drill or notebook ba...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 03:06:06 PDT
How to simulate a Sandstorm and Precautions
How to simulate a Sandstorm and Precautions - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanielMoraO_ Sandstorms are large air masses carrying huge amounts of particles of sand, mud, clay, dust, among other components, and deposited in different places. Reduce visibility also causes serious problems in all that is in its path. Sandstorms, like other types of storms, require appropriate conditions to...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:43:14 PDT
Highlighter Secret Compartment
Highlighter Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ouranos It may look like an ordinary highlighter, but this thing has value! Protecting your (small) important valuables even if you get mugged! Say hello to the highlighter wallet! Now I know some of you have seen other videos or instructions for something very similar to this, but this is my way of doing ...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 18:41:14 PDT
How to take tourist photos
How to take tourist photos - More DIY How To Projects]]> Justin Tyler Tate by Paivi Raivio and Justin Tyler Tate “Take your picture with a local” – Helsinki,  Finland A) Local B) You “Mimic a Statue” “Mimic a Statue” – Louisville, Kentuckey  USA A) Look how the arms, legs, torso and head of the statue are positioned. B) Position your arms, legs, torso and head the sam...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:16:58 PDT
Protect Thyself Moneyclip
Protect Thyself Moneyclip - More DIY How To Projects]]> bfk Here's the situation:  You and your sweetheart are walking back to your car after a great movie, when out of the darkness, a thug comes up to you and demands all of your money.  You calmly reach into your pocket, remove your moneyclip and offer it to the robber. A moment later, you're pocketing you...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 10:13:59 PDT
Emergency-Charge Your Mac In Asia Without an AC Adapter
Emergency-Charge Your Mac In Asia Without an AC Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechShopJim This Instructable will show you how I was able to hack a way to charge my MacBook Pro and iPhone without a travel charger while in Korea. Identify the Problem... I'm in Korea right now, and I was planning to stay at a westernized hotel which I knew had US style AC power outlets. So I didn't both...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 13:42:10 PDT
How To Make A Secret Money Stash
How To Make A Secret Money Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibrads15 Gather Materials Chapstick Optional knife Money Build You may or may not need a knife for this. Twist the bottom of the tube until it won't go up anymore. Remove Chapstick Get Your Money Put The Money Into The Chapstick Container Heads up the money may be crushed a little. Enjo...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:37:15 PDT
DIY Photo-Gear Backpack
DIY Photo-Gear Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi If you love to experiment in photographic techniques, or if you are a professional photographer, you probably need to travel with a very complete equipment. You can buy very good photographic bags of the type with interchangeable dividers, or you can build yourself a personalized backpack. the bag...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 09:48:36 PDT
Driving Scenes
Driving Scenes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ralph Laite This is a casual step by step tutorial on how to film action driving scenes.   Equipment Required Although this Instructable requires some more expensive software and equipment, there are still some substitutions for these more  "expensive items". - Adobe Premier  - Cam Recorder (HD) - Vehicl...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:09:41 PDT
Mobile Coffee Kit
Mobile Coffee Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> MacGyver9 This tutorial will show you how to put together a coffee kit that can be used to make a great cup of coffee whether on the road, camping or just on your back deck. One of the things I cherish is a great cup of coffee, whether it is made from a fancy coffee machine or made from scratch. When mobile (...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:01:14 PDT
Visit The NASCAR Hall Of Fame!
Visit The NASCAR Hall Of Fame! - More DIY How To Projects]]> nerfrocketeer The NASCAR Hall of Fame is a recently (May 2010) opened hall of fame dedicated to the auto racing sport of NASCAR (National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing). If you are visiting Charlotte, North Carolina this is a wonderful stop to make that will be fun for the whole family! This Instructable ...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 20:08:34 PDT
Ski Safety Tips for Beginners howardlane One of the most popular and maybe the most needed safety gear is helmet but one of the best skiing safety tips is really a matter of personal choice – to wear, or not to wear.  Although it isn’t really mandated, it is encouraged to use helmet. Unquestionably skiers should be just as cautious if you...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:43:34 PDT
How to Escape from North Korea
How to Escape from North Korea - More DIY How To Projects]]> paulryu98 Does your government take all your money and claim to "distribute it fairly", making high ranking officers wealthy while you starve? Does your government force you to live in harsh conditions and participate in military activities? Does your government hide everything about the outside world and fee...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 21:14:31 PDT
Dog Travel Hammock!
Dog Travel Hammock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> fauxangel Funky travel hammock for you best friend! A cleaver way to keep your dog safe and your car clean(er)... If you live where there are laws about dogs being restrained in vehicles this is a great way to do it :) This system uses the adjustable height headrests to support a heavy weight denim hammock, ...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:35:26 PDT
Home-made Iphone/Ipod wallet
Home-made Iphone/Ipod wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> seth42 First I will say that this is my second instructable and I already have two healthy-chocolate related recipes coming up soon as a heads up for my followers that I am happy and surprised to have. Now, enough about me, let's get down to business.                                              What you w...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 11:18:11 PDT
A Bottle of Sand Shadow Ranger My sister took me to the beach for the first time since I was 2 years old and I wanted to take some of it back home with me. So, simply put, I got a glass bottle and put some sand from the beach in it. After adding a shell and some brown cotton string it still didn't speak of where it was from. So, ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:03:39 PDT
Ultimate Travel Charger
Ultimate Travel Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> abadfart We've all had it happen you're on a trip and your device runs out of juice. Well as you know most devices charge on USB making it very easy to charge anything anywhere you go. When I moved to Hawaii I started narrowing down my selection of charging accessories to the bare minimum so that it was ea...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 12:13:52 PDT
A Journey of Palm Arduino Kit
A Journey of Palm Arduino Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> sath02 I owed this instructable to my Palm Arduino Kit fan! I did mentioned in my previous  instructable "Palm Arduino Kit" that I built the kit to accompanied me while I do the traveling. And a real journey of my Palm Arduino Kit did happened! We took a trip to Thailand and Japan. NOTE: I did the origin...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 11:51:34 PDT
ToothPaste Squeezer!
ToothPaste Squeezer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamus_mf This is my project and it is a toothpaste squeezer. It is a really simple design and it is also easy to print on a 3D printer. ToothPaste Squeezer! Step 1-4 (1) The first step is to open a new part on SolidWorks.  (2) The second step is to create a rectangular sketch on the front plane (we will ...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:07:13 PDT
How to Prepare for a Trip to Europe
How to Prepare for a Trip to Europe - More DIY How To Projects]]> thisisforaclass314 Passport (4 months before your trip) Before planning a trip outside the United States, it is crucial to check the status of your passport. Every U.S. passport expires ten years from the date issued (for adults). If your passport is expired, or if you do not have a passport, you must register fo...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 12:42:33 PST
how to make a survival kit for if your in a car for a long time
how to make a survival kit for if your in a car for a long time - More DIY How To Projects]]> hellmaster993 i decided to make this instructables because i got the idea from a guy named creampuffs. you gotta check him out. anyway enjoy this little instructables. thanks what you will need 1 ear plugs (just in-case there's a really loud noise in your car. 2. a regular size Altoids case 3. pencil (optional...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:46:24 PST
Milk Safety Belt
Milk Safety Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezman A Scenario You are ready to leave work when you pick up a call from your loved one.  You hear bring home a gallon of milk.  You are already running late.  Now your hot dinner will have to wait because of this diversion.  You run to your vehicle, put it in gear and race off to the grocery.  When you...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 06:53:14 PST
Pocket sized Commuter Kit
Pocket sized Commuter Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> john pedersen I thought this up after being inspired by all the Altoids kits, The Nalgene vials wouldn't fit in one of those tins so I used an unused travel soap dish that I had. I used the vials so that a small quantity of consumables could be carried without worry about leakage or cross contamination with other...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:56:35 PST
Packing for a Weekend Trip
Packing for a Weekend Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mythbuster Kid This is how to pack for a weekend trip, two days and two nights. Materials What's Needed: Small Suitcase (Walmart for $20.00) 5 T-Shirts Pairs of Pants 4 Pairs of Socks Toothbrush Toothpaste Deodorant Not Shown: Underpants Pajamas Optional: 1+ Pair(s) of Shorts Body Spray Main Pocket Storage 1...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:58:26 PST
Money belt with hidden pocket
Money belt with hidden pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yorkshire Lass A money belt is a really useful thing to have and it's quick and cheap to make one.  It is ideal for anyone who travels regularly and is worried about carrying all their cash in one place, but it is also good for sporty people and clubbers who would like to have a little emergency cash with them wit...
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:28:24 PST
Learn Italian: In the Markets! TheDailyDIY Part 1 of a 3-part series, this video series will explore the art of the Italian dinner party — an indulgent, relaxing experience. For this weekend's segment, we shop for the merry-making. Parts 2 and 3 will feature the cooking and partying! Sit back and stay tuned. Series by: Beryl Shereshewsky an...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:55:44 PDT
How to Take a Shower in Germany
How to Take a Shower in Germany - More DIY How To Projects]]> all_thumbs OK, for some reason you are staying in Germany, but you did not have the financial means to check into a ****** hotel. Now even if Germany can be mistaken for being a civilized country, a large number of their houses are less comfortable to live in than a Mercedes or a BMW. Since these cars do not c...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:00:23 PDT
Practical unobtrusive car window sun visor jmiller3931 The standard sun visor in most cars are cumbersome and intrusive when used on the side window. I'm kind of tall so its right in (the side of) my face and blocks the rear view mirror. I can't see anything on my left side. My wife is petite so the standard visor doesn't always go down low enough for h...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 18:48:23 PDT
Close that gap in hotel curtains ccrome If you're like me, you hate any light that comes in through the crack in your hotel room blinds.  I really like a dark room for sleeping.   On the other hand, if you're not like me, you might really care if somebody can see in your hotel room.   Well in either case, here's what to do if you're stu...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:01:48 PDT
Mount A Thermometer In Your Sleeper
Mount A Thermometer In Your Sleeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> sokamiwohali In this Instructable, i will show you how to simply mount a thermometer in your sleeper. I got tired of not knowing the temperature in my sleeper, so i decided to mount a digital termometer in my sleeper, AND a standard "Mercury" thermometer in the cab of the Tractor...this is to obtain an "average"...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:32:48 PDT
Traveling Video Blog tlholland Taylor Holland 3/8/1989    Whitney Hendrix 6/3/1991 OUR MISSION  - To utilize our talents and abilities to inspire others by creating a traveling video blog that takes viewers on a journey less traveled. This dream project is perfect for the both of us.  We want to take our shared passion of Photo...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 18:10:37 PDT
Cross Country Time Lapse Film imarkberry My name is Mark Berry and i am 26 years old. Birthday 10-16-1985 My project plan ive been wanting to do for a few years now is take people across the united states in minutes. I wanna start from one coast and drive the opposite coast and do a timelapse of the process. you will be able to see the la...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 15:58:23 PDT
dream BIG rastajk Simply put - my dream is to travel, learn, understand and educate. Winning the prize from this contest will help tremendously.  Music is licensed thru function SOswitchMenu() {var el = document.getElementById('bodyDiv');if ( != "none" ) {
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 21:01:36 PDT