Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 17:14:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Orca or Yeti Cooler Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/OrcaYeti-Cooler-Wheels/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:36:47 PDT
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Kilt-Skirt-for-Hiking/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:23:10 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Micro Teardrop Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Micro-Teardrop-Trailer/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 20:10:37 PDT
SureFire Flashlight Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/SureFire-Flashlight-Lanyard/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 06:43:29 PDT
Keluang String : A Camper's String Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Keluang-String-a-Campers-String-Hack/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 07:19:07 PDT
DIY Truck Bed Camper! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Truck-Bed-Camper/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 07:47:34 PDT
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Stoker-Blower-camping-or-Home-Fire-Pit/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 21:39:32 PDT
Girl Scout Vagabond Stove and Buddy Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Girl-Scout-Vagabond-Stove-and-Buddy-Burner/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 09:47:21 PDT
Solar Powered Festival Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Festival-Cart/
Solar Powered Festival Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge The bulk of my festival experience is at Burning Man, which is really quite a unique animal in many respects - not the least of which is you get to drive to your camping spot, complete with whatever trailer or monstrosity you can attach to your vehicle. It's also long, and big, and centered around c...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:07:19 PDT
Improved Soda Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Soda-Can-Stove/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:22:51 PDT
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Foot-3V-Geodesic-EMT-Dome/
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge In 2011, like many, many other desert goers, I built a geodesic dome for shelter from the sun, wind, and some of the dust to be found in the Black Rock Desert. At the time I found it exceedingly easy to find resources on how to calculate strut lengths, and how to build a dome skeleton from Electrica...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:53:05 PDT
Bamboo shavette $0.08 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Shavette/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:40:33 PDT
21 Brilliant Camping Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliant-Camping-Hacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The difference between a good camping trip and a great one comes down to the details.These 21 camping hacks and projects will be sure to make your next camping trip more warm, clean, illuminated, tasty, and comfortable. Can Stove Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) Canvas Campin...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:15:44 PDT
13 Projects to Help You Escape to Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Projects-to-Help-You-Escape-to-Nature/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Every day feels like Saturday when you're in nature. Fresh air, trees, scenic hikes, and sleeping on the ground can reset your brain like nothing else can. If you're looking to escape reality and reconnect with nature, this collection of projects, tips, and essentials will get you on your way. Gy...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:05:34 PDT
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-and-Duct-Tape-Keeper/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:00:42 PDT
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Backcountry-Camping-Preparation-Checklis/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
Truck Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Solar-Panel/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:19:38 PDT
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F http://www.instructables.com/id/Down-Hammock-Underquilt-Ultralight-20F/
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SMALL.jpg davemayo2000 This Instructable details how to make your own Down Hammock Underquilt for easy, efficient insulation in a hammock.Stats77" x 45" ("full" length)18.2 oz with suspension. 20*F (or below) temperature rating (3+" loft)Why an Underquilt?In the camping and backpacking world, hammocks are becoming a popul...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:05:00 PDT
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Trailer-Boxes-Within-a-Box/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 14:13:15 PDT
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Mini-Rotisserie-Roast-Tiny-Foods-Like-a-Champi/
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SMALL.jpg BioLite So this started as BioLite's annual April Fools Email, but all joking aside, we quickly realized we could give outdoor gourmets a fun and easy way to build their own mini-rotisserie, powered by just about any USB source. S'more lovers, rejoice! Your perfect marshmallow is awaits. This whole project ...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:53:39 PDT
Match Keeper... (or Toothpick Keeper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Match-Keeper-or-Toothpick-Keeper/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:06:25 PDT
How to eat like a king on your next backpacking trip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Eat-Like-a-King-on-Your-Next-Backpacking-Tr/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:00:57 PDT
Wax Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Fire-Starter/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:41:31 PDT
solar camping generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Camping-Generator/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:54:18 PDT
Carabiner Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Carabiner-Cup/
Carabiner Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/X1XW/ILJWHMTY/FAEX1XWILJWHMTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/X1XW/ILJWHMTY/FAEX1XWILJWHMTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/X1XW/ILJWHMTY/FAEX1XWILJWHMTY.SMALL.jpg technologyguy If you are a camper, hiker, mountain biker, ATV'er or snowmobiler, you will recognize the need for a cup like this. It easily clips to your belt loop, backpack or any part of your bike or other machinery. Also, it only takes about 10 minutes to make and you may already have everything you need at ho...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:05:21 PST
Simple 12 Volt Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12-Volt-Pump/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:06:00 PST
Camp Sink(...err bucket caddy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Sinkerr-Bucket-Caddy/
Camp Sink(...err bucket caddy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/5DJI/ILIAVNJL/FWD5DJIILIAVNJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/5DJI/ILIAVNJL/FWD5DJIILIAVNJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/5DJI/ILIAVNJL/FWD5DJIILIAVNJL.SMALL.jpg TheAngryInstaller Basically it's just a caddy to turn your bucket or any tub into a sink/wash/rinse station. Made from bright orange Kydex. Orange to show any dirt or grime, Kydex because I can heat and mold it however I so choose. No screws or metal to avoid rust. the paper towel holder is a peice of 3/4" plastic ye...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:08:34 PST
Handmade Rustic Looking Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Rustic-Looking-Sign/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:04:12 PST
How to Properly and Safely Set Up a Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Properly-and-Safely-Set-Up-a-Hammock/
How to Properly and Safely Set Up a Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/U20R/IL8ETWCM/F29U20RIL8ETWCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/U20R/IL8ETWCM/F29U20RIL8ETWCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/U20R/IL8ETWCM/F29U20RIL8ETWCM.SMALL.jpg StuartB29 Introduction:During exam season, libraries tends to get cramped and dorm rooms can become suffocating. With a hammock, you don’t have to compromise studying for being uncomfortable. Hammocking may appear daunting and time consuming, yet with the right technique it is a safe and fun way to relax or w...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:06:07 PST
Leather Nose Sunshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Nose-Sunshade/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 13:03:48 PST
DIY Super Pot for Rocket Stoves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Pot-for-Rocket-Stoves/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 20:14:14 PST
Monkey Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/Monkey-Hut/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 23:05:37 PST
How to make yourself into a Bird! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Be-a-Bird/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 22:55:50 PST
Haley's Teardrop Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Haleys-Teardrop-Camper/
Haley's Teardrop Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SMALL.jpg HaleyP5 This is the perfect project for a recent graduate with no job and whose dad owns a cabinet workshop (me). I was able to use a lot of repurposed materials in the build and keep costs down. I lost track of the exact budget but I spent between $1,000 - $1,500. For parts of the build, I used very expen...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:59:21 PST
Valentine Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Fire-Starters/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 13:21:54 PST
SUV MicroCamper - Fat Berta 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skoda-Yeti-MicroCamper-Fat-Berta-30/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:55:52 PST
How To Fix Double-Vision on Binoculars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Double-Vision-on-Binoculars/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:35:39 PST
Fitted Mattress Groundsheet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-Mattress-Groundsheet/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:05:06 PST
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Wood-Stove-for-5/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:26:01 PST
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 .95c eachtwo, 2" T's $3.11 eachone, 2" Y 3.11one, 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 1...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
Airbed box table http://www.instructables.com/id/Airbed-Box-Table/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:18:49 PST
Off-Grid Tealight Slow Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-Tealight-Slow-Cooker/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:46:34 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Building Campfires the Right Way (without fire starters or dangerous accelerants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Campfires-the-Right-Way-without-Fire-Star/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:43:02 PST
Waterproof boots with beeswax http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-boots-with-beeswax/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 20:15:50 PST
4x2 Pickup - 2x4 Mud Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/4x2-Pickup-2x4-Mud-Shoes/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:17:28 PST
Homemade Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hot-Tub-1/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 18:45:32 PST
4WD draw system http://www.instructables.com/id/4WD-draw-system-A-work-in-progress/
4WD draw system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/CLFH/IIHRKXC6/FU1CLFHIIHRKXC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/CLFH/IIHRKXC6/FU1CLFHIIHRKXC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/CLFH/IIHRKXC6/FU1CLFHIIHRKXC6.SMALL.jpg Danoz Hi Guys,So for this build I will be making a draw system. I will be making my draw system out of aluminium and connector pieces. The other options would have with aluminium sheet metal for the draw bottom and sides plywood for the top and front faces and covering all marine grade carpet that they us...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 09:18:28 PST
Multi-hammock pitch kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-hammock-Pitch-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:12:03 PST
Penny Stove, Scollop+Double Scollop http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Stove-ScallopDouble-Scallop/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 16:14:11 PST