Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:56:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Birch Bark Resin: Bug Repellent http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Resin-Bug-Repellent/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:35:20 PDT
Camp Food inspiration - Eggs Benny http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Eggs-Benny/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:58:54 PDT
How to build a DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-DIY-Micro-Camper/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:23 PDT
How to sew cushions for a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-cushions-for-a-camper-van/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:11:54 PDT
DIY Hydration Bladder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydration-Bladder/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:13:48 PDT
4 Solar Bubble Ovens http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Solar-Bubble-Ovens/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:56:45 PDT
Axe handle protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-handle-protector/
Axe handle protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz sometimes while splitting wood its inevitable you will have a handle strike and if you're my younger brother its usually a given! the first use of a new axe he missed and nicked the handle and decided to duct tape it to protect it. that lasted a few more swings and the tape was pealed off. my soluti...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Killing-Ovitrap/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:34:21 PDT
Make a Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tent-Footprint/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:13:03 PDT
Mobile Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Solar-Power-Station/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:53:04 PDT
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-with-Crayons-A-Recycled-Firestarter/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:20:39 PDT
Restoring A Vintage Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-A-Vintage-Cooler/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 20:16:24 PDT
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Fire-Grill-Zero-Cost/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:19 PDT
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-tent-with-Sugru-magnets-a-bottle-cap/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
DIY Cupcake Firestarters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cupcake-Firestarters/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:52:55 PDT
Rope Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bed/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:02:03 PDT
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonfire-Beer-Bottle-Holder/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:03:32 PDT
Vendor Push Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Vendor-Push-Cart/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 18:26:37 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Quick and easy EasyUp portable tent anchoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-EasyUp-portable-tent-anchoring/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:10:43 PDT
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-3/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:01 PDT
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:10:44 PDT
5 Dollar LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Dollar-LED-Lantern/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:03:26 PDT
Tin Cloth Hunting Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Cloth-Hunting-Pants/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:39:54 PDT
Make a foam inflating camping pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-foam-inflating-camping-pillow/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:05:43 PDT
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-On-Demand-Water-Pump-System/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:21:57 PDT
TreeBella http://www.instructables.com/id/TreeBella/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:09:40 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-Camper/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:39 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
portable tent heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz still doing the finishing touches on the heater but it works! first up you need a donor propane furnace Luckily I had a friend who was dismantling a rotted camper so he gave me the furnace and inverter as well as all the plumbing first step was the hardest. ripping it out of the camper was a ta...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camping-Toilet-Bucket/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:11:49 PDT
A Hut on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Hut-on-Wheels/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:18:37 PDT
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculate-the-efficiency-of-your-DIY-camping-stove/
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SMALL.jpg kode1303 There are numerous examples on the internet where people show their DIY camping stoves of different sorts. There are many features to measure the efficiency by - size, weight, design and so on. But in this instructable I try to demonstrate how to calculate the actual efficiency in transferring ener...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:54:35 PDT
Survival Bracelet With Flint http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-With-Flint/
Survival Bracelet With Flint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SMALL.jpg dansmith12334 Supplied You will need, grip tape paracord a clip & a flint from a lighter Making The Bracelet Mend one side of each color to eachotger Making It Fit Cut the pieces of paracord to the size of your hand Put the clip on the ends of the cord null null Finished With The Bracelet ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:37:46 PDT
Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
Boot dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz cheap DIY boot dryer with parts from a leftover plumbing project parts needed are four, 2"elbows two, 2" T's one, 2" Yone, 2" fernco ci/plastic/copper/steel to ci/plastic/copper/steeland at least 3 feet of 2 inch PVC pipe cutting and assembly cut 1 length of PVC pipe 16 inches long then cut t...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
How to start your own group to empower girls! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-your-own-group-to-empower-girls/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:49:09 PST
Reflector oven for campfires http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflector-oven-for-campfires/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
MY SURVIVAL AMMO BOX http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-SURVIVAL-AMMO-BOX/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:12:12 PST
The Witch King Of Angmar Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Witch-King-Of-Angmar-Wood-Burner/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:59:39 PST
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Charcoal-flakes-from-sawdust/
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Charcoal flakes are a great easy to make item with many different uses. These flakes are great items to take camping/backpacking. They take up very little space, are light weight, produce a lot of heat, and are easy to light (can be lit from flint and steel or just one match). Those of you famili...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:34:21 PST
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-War-Machine-wood-burner/
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer War Machine wood burner up cycled from an empty gas bottle.You can find more of my designs on my Facebook page. all commissions undertaken and worldwide shipping available.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Burned-by-Design/1526857080886471?ref=bookmarksPlease like and share my page. Thanks. Magic Mar...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:24:05 PST
Handy outdoor light using LiPo battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-outdoor-light-using-LiPo-battery/
Handy outdoor light using LiPo battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/OD9C/I5J57TKC/FDZOD9CI5J57TKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/OD9C/I5J57TKC/FDZOD9CI5J57TKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/OD9C/I5J57TKC/FDZOD9CI5J57TKC.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer For the outdoors, I wanted a portable light that was small to transport, and that can easily be adjusted for different uses. After looking around for stands, I came across an inexpensive microphone stand.Having a stand, I needed to fit it with a light and battery.A light that works well, is a standa...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:42:56 PST
The Nan Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nan-Stove/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:05:46 PST
Tent Small Candle Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Candle-Stove-KP/
Tent Small Candle Stove KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik There is a rumor going about that you can heat a tent with a candle.. A: http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/questions/3389/...I have experienced bitter cold at 4 o'clock in my tent and it would be perfect if I could heat it enough for winter camping. Wood stove, rocket or classic stove need...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:08:35 PST
Tent Small Rocket Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Rocket-Stove-KP/
Tent Small Rocket Stove KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik Hot tent ? Why not ?Well, let's go! 1000 mile hiking begin with small step Because I like to be/sleep in warm. and winter camping is (could be) very cold, well i must add a heater in the tent.But which one. It in a common sense to burn wood and cook and heat yourselves on site. But open fire is o...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:18:16 PST
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-2/
Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SMALL.jpg Lander Vandemoortele As a task we had to do for school (I study Industrial Product Designing), we had to make a portable swing. A part of making the swing, was making the instructable. So if you want to make a nice swing, you'll have some 100 options (the number of students). I'll be very glad if you choose mine! The ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:27:02 PST
How to eat a rose hip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-eat-a-rose-hip/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 05:36:45 PST