Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:46:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 MYOG Ultralight Down Sleeping Bag/quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/MYOG-Ultralight-Down-Sleeping-Bagquilt/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:24:38 PDT
Portable rocket stove about $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Rocket-Stove-About-25/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:43:59 PDT
A 'T'light As Camp Stove Fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tlight-As-Camp-Stove-Fuel/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:45:56 PDT
Gypsy Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:26 PDT
Plow Disk Wok. http://www.instructables.com/id/Plow-Disk-Wok/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 20:37:02 PDT
Ultra-light Insulated Backpacking Mug for 20 CENTS! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-light-Insulated-Backpacking-Mug-for-20-CENTS/
Ultra-light Insulated Backpacking Mug for 20 CENTS! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/EV5P/ISCBZKEH/FV1EV5PISCBZKEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/EV5P/ISCBZKEH/FV1EV5PISCBZKEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/EV5P/ISCBZKEH/FV1EV5PISCBZKEH.SMALL.jpg Niii Pawww This sturdy mug will keep your beverages cool or hot without the hassle of carrying around a 2 pound cup. Now, you can carry around a one-ounce mug for a backpacking trip, or a trip to a coffee shop so you can drink in style. Supplies You will need:packaging foamDuct tape,1 12 oz soda can,1 25 oz...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 20:23:06 PDT
Simple Cardboard fire starter from a tuna can(Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Fire-Starter-From-a-Tuna-CanVideo/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 12:09:42 PDT
How to Buy an Ex-Ambulance http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Buy-an-Ex-Ambulance/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:44:39 PDT
Dryer lint fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Dryer-Lint-Fire-Starter/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:05:08 PDT
DIY Hammock Underquilt/Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hammock-UnderquiltSleeping-Bag/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:36:32 PDT
How to Make a Bug Hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bug-Hotel/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:25:05 PDT
Roof Rack Shower for Outdoor Activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Rack-Shower-for-Outdoor-Activities/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:53:29 PDT
Leather National Parks Passport Stamp Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-National-Parks-Passport-Stamp-Journal/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:20:31 PDT
Camp Sink - Temporary Hand Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Sink-Temporary-Hand-Washing-Station/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:48:01 PDT
Portable Mini Camp/Survival Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Mini-CampSurvival-Stove/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:14:39 PDT
Solar Charging phone charger on steroids. Intro and parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charging-Phone-Charger-on-Steroids-Intro-and/
Solar Charging phone charger on steroids. Intro and parts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Visit my YouTube for all of my hacks and videos. Don't forget to SUBCRIBE!!!!! Thriftstore Hacker on YouTubeWhen at the lake, out in the field, camping, picnicking, or have a power outage a backup battery to charge your phone is a great thing to have. Most backup batteries you can buy over the coun...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:06:13 PDT
Tree Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Platform/
Tree Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SMALL.jpg alexsmaf Hey guys,As most of you probably have, I've always dreamed of having a tree house and I never stopped dreaming about it! It's very important to live in the real world but it's even more important to never stop dreaming...as someone once said something like this: Never stop dreaming! No one can ever ...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:46:27 PDT
Family Hammock made from recycled flags http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Hammock-Made-From-Recycled-Flags/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:08:23 PDT
How to Car-Camp in the Rain: 11 Lifehacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Car-Camp-in-the-Rain-11-Lifehacks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:18:44 PDT
Leather Bush-knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Bush-knife-Sheath/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:32:56 PDT
CAMP STORAGE / COOKING STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMP-STORAGE-COOKING-STATION/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 16:30:33 PDT
Make your own charcoal at home (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Charcoal-at-Home-Video/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:50:23 PDT
10 Camping Trailers for Your Next Adventure http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Trailers-for-Your-Next-Adventure/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/8N6V/IRRRST5O/FCX8N6VIRRRST5O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/8N6V/IRRRST5O/FCX8N6VIRRRST5O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/8N6V/IRRRST5O/FCX8N6VIRRRST5O.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx "Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind." —SenecaThe time to explore the world is now! You only live once.Here are 10 camping trailers that'll make your trip a bit more comfortable. Teardrop Trailer How to build a DIY Micro Camper DIY Micro Camper Teardrop Travel Trail...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:05:32 PDT
Jet/Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/JetAlcohol-Stove/
Jet/Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/78RB/IRO1DMAG/F5X78RBIRO1DMAG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/78RB/IRO1DMAG/F5X78RBIRO1DMAG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/78RB/IRO1DMAG/F5X78RBIRO1DMAG.SMALL.jpg BOMB91 This a great little stove for camping or in a survival situation. they are a fun little project that takes no time at all and could save your life Materials To start off you will need the following things:Two aluminium cans of your choice, They both need to be the same size and in perfect conditi...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 17:38:01 PDT
Swedish Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Swedish-Torch/
Swedish Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/D2HE/HF23XEEQ/F64D2HEHF23XEEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/D2HE/HF23XEEQ/F64D2HEHF23XEEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/D2HE/HF23XEEQ/F64D2HEHF23XEEQ.SMALL.jpg josh If you have access to a chainsaw some dry softwood and a Swede here's a great way to make a self-contained camp fire with integrated pot supports! Cut 3 Slots In The Log. Unfortunately I am not dexterous enough to use a chainsaw and take pictures simultaneously. Sorry. Use the saw to cut at least...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 12:13:30 PDT
Make a Portable Camping Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Portable-Camping-Shower/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 08:50:01 PDT
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerd-Throne-a-BogStargazerVikingPlank-Camp-Chair/
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SMALL.jpg mcraghead Mine is just one more DIY chair based on an ancient design, but I added a few features that you might find useful for when you build your version - like rubber feet and a sneaky paracord attachment setup and a seat cushion and an eight-legged horse. Inspiration This chair has been called by a var...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 13:35:43 PDT
Precision Tent Pole Cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Tent-Pole-Cutting/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 08:37:42 PDT
Recycled Coke Can Popcorn Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Coke-Can-Popcorn-Maker/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:24:44 PDT
Upgrading my camping bucket light. http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Camp-Light/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 19:10:03 PDT
Multi-Function Walking Stick II - Storage Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Function-Walking-Stick-II-Storage-Compart/
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 17:52:41 PST
Tent Cleaning for Lazy People http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Cleaning-for-Lazy-People/
Tent Cleaning for Lazy People - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/8WWE/IR5MVMOR/FEP8WWEIR5MVMOR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/8WWE/IR5MVMOR/FEP8WWEIR5MVMOR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/8WWE/IR5MVMOR/FEP8WWEIR5MVMOR.SMALL.jpg T2rtle Life is always better with a roof over your head. Especially in the great outdoors. Therefore, the maintenance of any shelter is extremely important. Here’s how I keep my tent neverDirtyMostlyClean…Wtf it’s not even my tent Precautions against mold n'stuff Never leave a wet tent in its bag after ...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:14:33 PDT
DIY Flat-Pack Collapsible Cooking Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flat-Pack-Collapsible-Cooking-Skewers/
DIY Flat-Pack Collapsible Cooking Skewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/0PDW/IQYT4L8L/F3U0PDWIQYT4L8L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/0PDW/IQYT4L8L/F3U0PDWIQYT4L8L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/0PDW/IQYT4L8L/F3U0PDWIQYT4L8L.SMALL.jpg DylanD581 A great meal shared with family and friends in the outdoors is an awesome experience! But lugging around the heavy equipment is not awesome. Cooking over a fire with skewers i a fun and easy option! But if you've ever roasted marshmallows over the campfire before, you know that being close to the fi...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:32 PDT
DIY VW Caddy Maxi Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-VW-Caddy-Maxi-Camper/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:28:38 PDT
Plywood Shack Pickup Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Shack-Pickup-Camper/
Plywood Shack Pickup Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/E4WF/IQYT3XDA/FQLE4WFIQYT3XDA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/E4WF/IQYT3XDA/FQLE4WFIQYT3XDA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/E4WF/IQYT3XDA/FQLE4WFIQYT3XDA.SMALL.jpg carl5blum Hi Gang:Back in 2004 a friend and I decided to go to the major Toy Train Meet in York PA. No hotel rooms available so I said lets camp! Jim was over 60 then and didn't think a tent would do. So I said how about a camper? I had loads of scrap wood and a pickup truck so I said lets see what we can bui...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:59:08 PDT
Out West Truck Camper with VW Camper Van Inspired Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Out-West-Truck-Camper-With-VW-Camper-Van-Inspired-/
Out West Truck Camper with VW Camper Van Inspired Roof - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A4WW/IR3E4PEI/F53A4WWIR3E4PEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A4WW/IR3E4PEI/F53A4WWIR3E4PEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/A4WW/IR3E4PEI/F53A4WWIR3E4PEI.SMALL.jpg Rvanwort Wanting to take a longer road trips to Western US from Holland Michigan my wife has always been interested in VW camper vans but with a family of 4 I found it hard to find a camper van that works for our family. Not to mention my concerns with an aging van driving 2000 miles from home. We also...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:13:55 PDT
Frontier Stove from gas bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontier-Stove-From-Old-Gas-Bottle/
Frontier Stove from gas bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/JCYD/IRAW06ZE/F43JCYDIRAW06ZE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/JCYD/IRAW06ZE/F43JCYDIRAW06ZE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/JCYD/IRAW06ZE/F43JCYDIRAW06ZE.SMALL.jpg Mikekav66 These frontier stoves give a great authentic outdoor feeling while camping and they aren't really that hard to make. Your welding skills don't have to be brilliant as it can be covered with black stove paint at the end. Another contributor Beenay25 has posted a great guide to another frontier stove ...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:43:45 PDT
5 minute build - Tin can cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Build-Tin-Can-Cooker/
5 minute build - Tin can cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SMALL.jpg chris_maker If you ever find yourself in the situation where lugging a huge camping stove around with you on a survival trip is not an option, try making this small, light and portable tin can cooker that will only take 5 minutes to knock up. It's about as simple as it gets, two household items that everyone ca...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:16:12 PDT
Sail Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Sail-Tent/
Sail Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/03YT/IQW1H7WV/FZ103YTIQW1H7WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/03YT/IQW1H7WV/FZ103YTIQW1H7WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/03YT/IQW1H7WV/FZ103YTIQW1H7WV.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Summer is here and it is time for camping.Here is an easy bivy tent made from an old sail......perfect for festivals, campsite or the garden.A bivy tent is a basic tent shelter, often a light weight tarp tied between poles or trees. Get it together! YOU WILL NEEDAn old sail, I used a Jib sail, th...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:19:45 PDT
Collapsible Camping/emergency Stove. http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Campingemergency-Stove/
Collapsible Camping/emergency Stove. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/TTCU/IQV7JV6C/FE4TTCUIQV7JV6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/TTCU/IQV7JV6C/FE4TTCUIQV7JV6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/TTCU/IQV7JV6C/FE4TTCUIQV7JV6C.SMALL.jpg hispanickausinpanik A collapsible, and lightweight emergency/camping/survival stove that uses wood OR alcohol. It also utilizes a 3-leg design for stability and the walls work as a wind block when pushed lower into the ground. Supplies and Tools. About a year ago I decided to make a wind block/stove for a penny stov...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:09:09 PDT
Camp Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Axe-Holster/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:42:10 PDT
Van conversion to small camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Van-Conversion-to-Small-Camper/
Van conversion to small camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/BDEA/IQOQQ1V3/FLBBDEAIQOQQ1V3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/BDEA/IQOQQ1V3/FLBBDEAIQOQQ1V3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/BDEA/IQOQQ1V3/FLBBDEAIQOQQ1V3.SMALL.jpg dieter demeyere First things first;I started this thing a while ago... before it was to be used as an instructable. I had a lot of pictures taking from the process but not all like it should be. Anyway I will try to be as clear as possible.In 2006 I bought a new car, a van. I always wanted one, so when I needed a n...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 10:27:27 PDT
Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Filter-2/
Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/B7Y4/IQLI7SHF/FUUB7Y4IQLI7SHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/B7Y4/IQLI7SHF/FUUB7Y4IQLI7SHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/B7Y4/IQLI7SHF/FUUB7Y4IQLI7SHF.SMALL.jpg shaner926 If you are like me and been wanting for a water filtering system for your back country uses and couldn't bring yourself to spring for the money then now there's a chance to have a full functioning water filter for about a third of the price of the commercially available models. It's nothing against ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 01:20:07 PDT
Fold Flat Dollar Mini Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Flat-Mini-Dollar-Wood-Stove/
Fold Flat Dollar Mini Camp Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/9506/IQLI84U5/FFM9506IQLI84U5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/9506/IQLI84U5/FFM9506IQLI84U5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/9506/IQLI84U5/FFM9506IQLI84U5.SMALL.jpg turbobug I saw this stove on youtube by Survival First and made one change that improves three aspects of the stove.Nice small light cheap secondary stove to add to your. Made this stove so i could win stove vote for me. Parts And Tools Needed Parts Dollar store cookie sheet Stiff wire approximately 10 ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:33:54 PDT
KP solowheel ver.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-Solowheel-Ver2/
KP solowheel ver.2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/A2LC/IQK3OI2G/FG2A2LCIQK3OI2G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/A2LC/IQK3OI2G/FG2A2LCIQK3OI2G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/A2LC/IQK3OI2G/FG2A2LCIQK3OI2G.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik Well, after experience with wooden KP solo-wheel, i decide to rebuild it, hoping for better results. As always, material should be cheep but strong enough for such purpose. And also an important approach was drawings with general measurements, to get relation between weight and maneuverability. One...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:39:52 PDT
Leaves Vessel 100% Organic http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaves-Vessel-100-Organic/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:48:39 PDT
Flat Pack Solar Oven (200°+) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Solar-Oven-200/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:47:04 PDT
Soda/Beer Can Glow Stick Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaBeer-Can-Glow-Stick-Lantern/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 11:38:58 PDT
Altoids/Sucrets Tin Stove w/ Pot Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/AltoidsSucrets-Tin-Stove-W-Pot-Stand/
Altoids/Sucrets Tin Stove w/ Pot Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/C8TJ/IQFHJ9FN/FIDC8TJIQFHJ9FN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/C8TJ/IQFHJ9FN/FIDC8TJIQFHJ9FN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/C8TJ/IQFHJ9FN/FIDC8TJIQFHJ9FN.SMALL.jpg J SquaredA This instructable is devoted to how to make an alcohol-burning stove made from materials that would normally be thrown away, like an Altoids or Sucrets tin, a wire clothes-hanger, some cotton balls, pieces of a soup can, a wire grid, and more! Gather your Materials and Tools Here's what you'll ne...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:51:28 PDT
Portable Cable run for dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cable-Run-for-Dogs/
Portable Cable run for dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/WYQ1/IQ9PLONE/F28WYQ1IQ9PLONE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/WYQ1/IQ9PLONE/F28WYQ1IQ9PLONE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/WYQ1/IQ9PLONE/F28WYQ1IQ9PLONE.SMALL.jpg OHDesigns Camping with dogs, lots of fun but also lots of work.My boyfriend and I are avid campers here in Canada, we try and spend as much time as we can up north in our Provincial and National Parks. We love to bring our two dogs, Storm (2yr old German Shepherd) and Suka (6yr old lab mix). For the most part...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:59:42 PDT