Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:03:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Roof-Rack-With-Accessories/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:13:48 PDT
Portable Camping and Surfing Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Camping-and-Surfing-Shower/
Portable Camping and Surfing Shower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/A7LN/JFUAHZ01/F14A7LNJFUAHZ01.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/A7LN/JFUAHZ01/F14A7LNJFUAHZ01.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/A7LN/JFUAHZ01/F14A7LNJFUAHZ01.SMALL.jpg MaxPower1977 With camping season around the corner, lets gear up by making a portable shower. This is the 3rd shower that I have made and in this one I decided to improve upon the design. I actually use it for rinsing off my surf gear and myself after a session in the ocean.What I like about this design is it ...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:58:53 PDT
Wooden Roof Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Roof-Rack/
Wooden Roof Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/WJIW/JF34DN9X/F2CWJIWJF34DN9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/WJIW/JF34DN9X/F2CWJIWJF34DN9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/WJIW/JF34DN9X/F2CWJIWJF34DN9X.SMALL.jpg dale1952 NOTE: This is an edited version of my original Instructable. I want to thank the Instructables members who have taken time to review my roof rack Instructables project and expressed their opinions of it. Although not all the comments were of the ‘constructive’ variety, I really appreciated those th...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 09:13:51 PDT
How to Convert a Backpack Into a Water Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-Backpack-Into-a-Water-Pack/
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:49:08 PDT
How To: 4 Pronged Bamboo Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-4-Pronged-Bamboo-Spear/
How To: 4 Pronged Bamboo Spear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/BDFX/JE94PCB4/FNXBDFXJE94PCB4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/BDFX/JE94PCB4/FNXBDFXJE94PCB4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/BDFX/JE94PCB4/FNXBDFXJE94PCB4.SMALL.jpg calebsilvey Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have to survive on your own in the wild? Whether you choose to, or are forced to because termites ate your house. Well, if one of those options happen (most likely the 1st one) I've got you covered. In this instructable I am going to show you how to bu...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2018 09:10:39 PST
How to Make a DIY Awesome Heated Vest! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-DIY-Awesome-Heated-Vest/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 04:25:59 PST
Backpack Webbing Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Webbing-Hack/
Backpack Webbing Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/XKSL/JDYUW8T2/FIWXKSLJDYUW8T2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/XKSL/JDYUW8T2/FIWXKSLJDYUW8T2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/XKSL/JDYUW8T2/FIWXKSLJDYUW8T2.SMALL.jpg dtextor I really like my backpack (a Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40l). It has compression straps on the sides which are very useful to attach a tent or a sleeping pad. But when I use it on shorter adventures and tighten all the straps it becomes a hellish bundle of dangling webbing straps. Of course I can shorten...
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:03:55 PST
FOG CATCHER PROTOTYPE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-CATCHER-PROTOTYPE/
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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:54:51 PST
The Perfect Backpacking Cooking Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Backpacking-Cooking-Kit/
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Sat, 3 Feb 2018 21:16:44 PST
All Terrain Wheelbarrow, Cart, No Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Terrain-Wheelbarrow-Cart-No-Welding/
All Terrain Wheelbarrow, Cart, No Welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/D6M9/JCQK4WZX/FEZD6M9JCQK4WZX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/D6M9/JCQK4WZX/FEZD6M9JCQK4WZX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/D6M9/JCQK4WZX/FEZD6M9JCQK4WZX.SMALL.jpg baker519 I was asked to design a device to get a load (100-250 pounds) out of the woods. That meant the device had to move over sticks, branches, brush, holes, erosion ravines, soft soil, rocks, traverse hilly terrain,and rough terrain in general. There were also additional requirements, no motorized vehicl...
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:00:24 PST
Pluk Sled - (Winter Camping) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pluk-Sled-winter-Camping/
Pluk Sled - (Winter Camping) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/X3DO/JCKURR0R/FDNX3DOJCKURR0R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/X3DO/JCKURR0R/FDNX3DOJCKURR0R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/X3DO/JCKURR0R/FDNX3DOJCKURR0R.SMALL.jpg chadovision Winter camping is one of my favorite things to do in winter. The challenge is finding the right equipment to get your gear to camp.One of the best tools you can have to get your gear to camp is a sled. Unlike summer camping the snow makes an amazing surface for pulling your gear, instead of wearin...
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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:29:06 PST
Simple Mosquito Netting for a Hammock. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mosquito-Netting-for-a-Hammock/
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Sun, 7 Jan 2018 21:35:53 PST
Rocket Stove by EAZEE http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Stove-by-EAZEE/
Rocket Stove by EAZEE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EM72/JC0U6Y3W/FR7EM72JC0U6Y3W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EM72/JC0U6Y3W/FR7EM72JC0U6Y3W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EM72/JC0U6Y3W/FR7EM72JC0U6Y3W.SMALL.jpg eazee1 This rocket stove is a great welding project for beginners. You'll need to ensure you have access to a MIG welder and workshop tools. I have made several of these but, this version is easiest to make. There are several ways to do this and they way I have made this is not the most cost efficient, the...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 04:00:32 PST
1-2-3 Tarp Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/1-2-3-Tarp-Tent/
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Sat, 30 Dec 2017 16:14:06 PST
Turn an Old Hatchet Head Into a Bearded Hatchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-Hatchet-Head-Into-a-Bearded-Hatchet/
Turn an Old Hatchet Head Into a Bearded Hatchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/IJTB/JBGUAIDD/FNVIJTBJBGUAIDD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/IJTB/JBGUAIDD/FNVIJTBJBGUAIDD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/IJTB/JBGUAIDD/FNVIJTBJBGUAIDD.SMALL.jpg IJustLikeMakingThings About a year and a half ago I bought four hatchet heads off of ebay with the plan on modifying them into this style of head and adding new handles to them.I chose these style heads because I liked the idea of a hammer on one side and the cutting head on the other. It makes it convenient for a campin...
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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 14:04:00 PST
Watch Band Stainless Steel - Seiko Rolex Omega http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-Band-Stainless-Steel-Seikio-Rolex-Omega/
Watch Band Stainless Steel - Seiko Rolex Omega - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PRCB/JBCJO1MP/FFTPRCBJBCJO1MP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PRCB/JBCJO1MP/FFTPRCBJBCJO1MP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/PRCB/JBCJO1MP/FFTPRCBJBCJO1MP.SMALL.jpg 3366carlos If you have a stainless steel watch band and are missing the "end links" which are the small parts that connect/match a watch to a wristband, no worries, you can easily make them.WARNING: This fix only works on watches that have the lug holes drilled all the way through (see second picture); otherwi...
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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:55:05 PST
EASY AND EFFECTIVE DIY FIRE STARTERS! http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-AND-EFFECTIVE-DIY-FIRE-STARTERS/
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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 22:02:28 PST
KP Tent Wood Stove-Oven II. http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-Tent-Wood-Stove-Oven-II/
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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:18:51 PST
Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Restoring-Viking-ish/
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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:59:42 PST
Expeditionary Camping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Expeditionary-Camping-Light/
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:24:18 PST
Fuego Prime: the Transforming Flaming Scarecrow/Fire Pit/Patio Heater/Camping Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuego-Prime-the-Transforming-Flaming-ScarecrowFire/
Fuego Prime: the Transforming Flaming Scarecrow/Fire Pit/Patio Heater/Camping Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/EK88/J9YJEGCV/FPKEK88J9YJEGCV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/EK88/J9YJEGCV/FPKEK88J9YJEGCV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/EK88/J9YJEGCV/FPKEK88J9YJEGCV.SMALL.jpg A voided warranty This Scarecrow is a great decoration for the lawn on Halloween, but unlike other decorations, it doesn't go into the trash after the night is over, it eats the trash, itself, and burns whatever you put into it with the same malice it projects from its wickedly flaming gaze. My cost to build this mon...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:54:30 PST
100W LED - Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-Flashlight-2/
100W LED - Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/U6ZE/J9YJE5Q1/FS3U6ZEJ9YJE5Q1.SMALL.jpg TueBjørn Welcome back!And yes.. A 100W LED is alot... It is approximately 9000 Lumen. A car on high beam produces about 4000.And that sums up why I made this. It's awesome!Let's get to it. The Idea I have worked with some 10W LEDs in the past and they produced a lot of heat. Therefor I wanted to have a gr...
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:52:02 PST
Eggs-ellent Egg Carrier for Backpacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Eggs-ellent-Egg-Carrier-for-Backpacking/
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Sat, 11 Nov 2017 20:06:52 PST
Fixing MEC Down Booties http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-MEC-Down-Booties/
Fixing MEC Down Booties - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/WUV3/J9OWMDSH/FP5WUV3J9OWMDSH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/WUV3/J9OWMDSH/FP5WUV3J9OWMDSH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/WUV3/J9OWMDSH/FP5WUV3J9OWMDSH.SMALL.jpg mrwonton Recently, my amazing MEC down booties broke. (sad face) More specifically the drawstring snapped. They also were too long and needed shortening. This tutorial will go through the fixing and shortening process.Lets get building. Supplies A sharp hobby knife. (scissors will not suffice) Origina...
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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 18:20:44 PST
DIY Wheeled Cooler / Ice Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wheeled-Cooler-Ice-Chest/
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Mon, 6 Nov 2017 13:33:28 PST
Refill Picaridin Insect Repellent Pen Sprayer http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-Picaridin-Insect-Repellent-Pen-Sprayer/
Refill Picaridin Insect Repellent Pen Sprayer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/EXQU/J95ZUQ7E/F6REXQUJ95ZUQ7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/EXQU/J95ZUQ7E/F6REXQUJ95ZUQ7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/EXQU/J95ZUQ7E/F6REXQUJ95ZUQ7E.SMALL.jpg scrope Sawyer makes an pen size sprayer that contains 0.5 oz. of Picaridin insect repellent for $3 which works out to $6/oz. You can buy a larger sprayer containing 4 oz. for $6.62 which works out to $1.66/oz. I'm using the 3 oz. bottle because that's what I bought on sale. It only takes a minute to refill...
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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:57:36 PDT
Cover for a Small 2v Geodesic Dome Using Waterproof Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-for-a-Small-2v-Geodesic-Dome-Using-Waterproo/
Cover for a Small 2v Geodesic Dome Using Waterproof Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XRWD/J8YRJE14/F8UXRWDJ8YRJE14.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XRWD/J8YRJE14/F8UXRWDJ8YRJE14.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/XRWD/J8YRJE14/F8UXRWDJ8YRJE14.SMALL.jpg rowr111 Introduction:Domes are a popular structure at Burning Man and other festivals, but creating a cover usually involves glueing or taping tarps together. I built a small (4m diameter) dome and wanted to cover it in a way that was quick to assemble on-site, durable, and looked nice. What are we making...
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:04:48 PDT
A Homemade Trailer That Is Bolted Together http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Homemade-Trailer-That-Is-Bolted-Together/
A Homemade Trailer That Is Bolted Together - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/WDE2/J8YRJ3ZY/FDPWDE2J8YRJ3ZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/WDE2/J8YRJ3ZY/FDPWDE2J8YRJ3ZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/WDE2/J8YRJ3ZY/FDPWDE2J8YRJ3ZY.SMALL.jpg john pedersen I had an idea that I wanted to build a Tear Drop style trailer, I wasn't sure where I would get a trailer for the base of the project so the project was on hold. I had mentioned it to one of my daughters and one day at her work place her and her colleagues were talking about trailers and she mentio...
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:26:02 PDT
This Simple Add-on Gives You an Indispensable Kitchen Tool With a Dozen Uses. http://www.instructables.com/id/This-Simple-Add-on-Gives-You-an-Indispensable-Kitc/
This Simple Add-on Gives You an Indispensable Kitchen Tool With a Dozen Uses. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/K6FN/J8QGDHVC/FUCK6FNJ8QGDHVC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/K6FN/J8QGDHVC/FUCK6FNJ8QGDHVC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/K6FN/J8QGDHVC/FUCK6FNJ8QGDHVC.SMALL.jpg scottorlosky Ever tried any one of these containers while backpacking? Well, toss 'em, because once you've read this instructable, you'll have one container that does it all. In Search of the Grail In my quest to find the perfect solution for back country cooking, hydration and libation, I’ve tried all sorts...
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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:16:00 PDT
Turn a Water Bottle Into a Wine Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Water-Bottle-Into-a-Wine-Glass/
Turn a Water Bottle Into a Wine Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/VJ2S/J8F652HH/FXXVJ2SJ8F652HH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/VJ2S/J8F652HH/FXXVJ2SJ8F652HH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/VJ2S/J8F652HH/FXXVJ2SJ8F652HH.SMALL.jpg scottorlosky A fun project - with a great piece of camping gear you'll have for years. A Little Background Most of my creations are the result of trying to save weight or energy while backpacking. As designated Camp Chef (aka “Maestro”), I’ll also be adding instructables about quick and tasty gourmet food to...
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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 19:58:44 PDT
Spoon to Spork http://www.instructables.com/id/Spoon-to-Spork/
Spoon to Spork - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/NYWO/J8F638ZN/F0SNYWOJ8F638ZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/NYWO/J8F638ZN/F0SNYWOJ8F638ZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/NYWO/J8F638ZN/F0SNYWOJ8F638ZN.SMALL.jpg mrwonton Have you ever felt the need to eat something with a fork and a spoon, but didn't want to get two utensils? Not just that but then after you are done you need to clean BOTH of them! Bummer. NOT SO FAST!!!! With this ground-breaking Spork, you can do 50%!Lets build! What Is a Spork? a spoon and a f...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 19:23:37 PDT
Outdoor Webbing Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Webbing-Belt/
Outdoor Webbing Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/OA49/J8F61PFZ/F7JOA49J8F61PFZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/OA49/J8F61PFZ/F7JOA49J8F61PFZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/OA49/J8F61PFZ/F7JOA49J8F61PFZ.SMALL.jpg mrwonton Got some old webbing kicking around? Or maybe you are in desperate need of a belt! Anyhow, this belt is super easy to make and is ''waist-ready'' in a day or so. Lets get making! Supplies You need,-Your webbing (usually a meter or so depending on your waist.)- 2 male and female clips (2.5 cm)- Go...
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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 20:13:51 PDT
Lite Camping Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Lite-Camping-Knife/
Lite Camping Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/FQCE/J86HPBGJ/FBIFQCEJ86HPBGJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/FQCE/J86HPBGJ/FBIFQCEJ86HPBGJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/FQCE/J86HPBGJ/FBIFQCEJ86HPBGJ.SMALL.jpg mr.green This tool is made with a used plastic gift card. It is perfect for the lightweight camping kitchen. It is safe to carry in a pocket and has many functions. If you come in contact with cutting edge the most you will feel is a little poke. yet, it will cut fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese and cooke...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:42:25 PDT
Build a Custom Camper Gypsy Wagon! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Custom-Camper-Gypsy-Wagon/
Build a Custom Camper Gypsy Wagon! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3IME/J86HLWYH/FEG3IMEJ86HLWYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3IME/J86HLWYH/FEG3IMEJ86HLWYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/3IME/J86HLWYH/FEG3IMEJ86HLWYH.SMALL.jpg TinyIndustrial Back in July 2017, I kicked off a gypsy wagon custom caravan camper build. I had previously built an award winning tiny home (Tinyhouseinthecountry). I needed a new construction challenge. The first tiny house was built super heavy and I have not moved it much. That's ok, since it was never the int...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:42:19 PDT
Backcountry Baking for Every Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Backcountry-Baking-for-Every-Budget/
Backcountry Baking for Every Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/UQCY/J7UQYGC9/F3PUQCYJ7UQYGC9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/UQCY/J7UQYGC9/F3PUQCYJ7UQYGC9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/UQCY/J7UQYGC9/F3PUQCYJ7UQYGC9.SMALL.jpg Mother Natures Son It's an observed phenomenon that everything tastes better when you're camping. Hunger makes even the humblest of meals seem heavenly, and nothing builds up a hunger like hiking all day.A surprising number of people use this fact to justify taking seriously sub-par food on the trail--the faster and e...
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Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:29:47 PDT
Convertible A-Frame Cabin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Frame-Cabin/
Convertible A-Frame Cabin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LJ1R/J8YR9U5O/FAVLJ1RJ8YR9U5O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LJ1R/J8YR9U5O/FAVLJ1RJ8YR9U5O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LJ1R/J8YR9U5O/FAVLJ1RJ8YR9U5O.SMALL.jpg Kenstruct This cabin I built on a quiet hill and it would probably make Thoreau proud. It's based on a standard A-Frame but with a convertible wall similar to one done by Deek, David Stiles, and Joe Everson. I've added a couple of features of my own and left out some options that didn't add much to what I nee...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:16:41 PDT
Making Tent/Tarp Stakes More Visible http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-TentTarp-Stakes-More-Visible/
Making Tent/Tarp Stakes More Visible - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/IHD5/J7MFV5OU/FRGIHD5J7MFV5OU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/IHD5/J7MFV5OU/FRGIHD5J7MFV5OU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/IHD5/J7MFV5OU/FRGIHD5J7MFV5OU.SMALL.jpg scrope One of the disadvantages of having titanium or even aluminum tent or tarp stakes is that they often are grey/silver in color. If you drop one of these while you are out camping, it can be very difficult to locate it among the grass, leaves, and dirt.By adding a coating to the stakes, they are made i...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:29:32 PDT
Foldable Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Steps/
Foldable Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/6VFI/J7MFJJOX/FVY6VFIJ7MFJJOX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/6VFI/J7MFJJOX/FVY6VFIJ7MFJJOX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/6VFI/J7MFJJOX/FVY6VFIJ7MFJJOX.SMALL.jpg fatgnat We purchased a new (to us) RV. When it is driven the electric steps work fine. but when set up they don't always extend when the door is opened. I originally set up some concrete blocks but worried the added weight would be too much. I decided to make some steps that would break down and assemble ea...
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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:29:24 PDT
Emergency Shelters From a Poncho & Trekking Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Shelters-From-a-Poncho-Trekking-Poles/
Emergency Shelters From a Poncho & Trekking Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DKK5/J7MFL31M/F9YDKK5J7MFL31M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DKK5/J7MFL31M/F9YDKK5J7MFL31M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/DKK5/J7MFL31M/F9YDKK5J7MFL31M.SMALL.jpg DHagen IntroductionThis Instructable provides plans for constructing four different emergency shelters from a poncho and trekking poles. All of this has been done before, but there are some innovations here. Each of these “tents” can be put up easily and quickly, as long as you do some planning and prepara...
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Sat, 16 Sep 2017 11:42:14 PDT
Toy-Drop Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Drop-Camper/
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:56:35 PDT
Trekking Pole/Hiking Staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-PoleHiking-Staff/
Trekking Pole/Hiking Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/1FNY/J7GGR222/FM21FNYJ7GGR222.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/1FNY/J7GGR222/FM21FNYJ7GGR222.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/1FNY/J7GGR222/FM21FNYJ7GGR222.SMALL.jpg DHagen IntroductionThis Instructable is for building a trekking pole/hiking staff from PVC pipe and fittings. The pole has a strap for your hands, a spike at the end, and is fully adjustable for anyone’s height or hand size. When used as a trekking pole, two are generally required; one may suffice for a hi...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:51:07 PDT
Cutlery & Plate Holder for Tramping http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutlery-Plate-Holder-for-Tramping/
Cutlery & Plate Holder for Tramping - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R18R/J7GGPWAG/F4DR18RJ7GGPWAG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R18R/J7GGPWAG/F4DR18RJ7GGPWAG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/R18R/J7GGPWAG/F4DR18RJ7GGPWAG.SMALL.jpg pelatia Every hiker has been here...You are on a nice camping or tramping holiday, and eating time comes aroud. So you reach into you bag, and rummage around for the next 10 minutes trying to find your eating utensils. When you eventually find most of them, (your knife has seems to have wandered off), you a...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:48:54 PDT
Firewood Bundler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Bundler-Box/
Firewood Bundler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/TGDR/J7AQTPQR/FC9TGDRJ7AQTPQR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/TGDR/J7AQTPQR/FC9TGDRJ7AQTPQR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/TGDR/J7AQTPQR/FC9TGDRJ7AQTPQR.SMALL.jpg rhe97001 If you have ever tried to wrap and bundle firewood, you know how difficult it is to keep the form so you can tie rope or shrink wrap around the logs. This frame saved me some time and frustration after several attempts to hold the form. Hopefully, you can use the same concept as you get ready to sel...
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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 05:06:14 PDT
Rock Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Fire-Pit/
Rock Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/IVNN/J7AQTS7Y/FAWIVNNJ7AQTS7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/IVNN/J7AQTS7Y/FAWIVNNJ7AQTS7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/IVNN/J7AQTS7Y/FAWIVNNJ7AQTS7Y.SMALL.jpg rhe97001 I had a large rock sticking out of the ground that I could not dig out or move. I wanted to make use of the location and decided to build a fire pit using this large rock as part of the foundation. Once the project was done, we put out some folding chairs, invited my neighbors (they will be curious ...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 13:50:43 PDT
Wild Wineberry Tartlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Wineberry-Tartlets/
Wild Wineberry Tartlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/R4L4/J7AQRH0M/FDHR4L4J7AQRH0M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/R4L4/J7AQRH0M/FDHR4L4J7AQRH0M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/R4L4/J7AQRH0M/FDHR4L4J7AQRH0M.SMALL.jpg 38ren Today, I will be introducing you to a plant called the Wineberry, also known as the Japanese Raspberry. It is a very easy plant to identify and is safe for beginning foragers because there are no poisonous look-alikes. Then, I will share my recipe for delicious Wineberry tarts and tartlets using th...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 11:55:20 PDT
Small Portable Diesel Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Portable-Diesel-Heater/
Small Portable Diesel Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/27PG/J7AQT86C/FEX27PGJ7AQT86C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/27PG/J7AQT86C/FEX27PGJ7AQT86C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/27PG/J7AQT86C/FEX27PGJ7AQT86C.SMALL.jpg paolobertoncin This instructable make a small portable 12V diesel heater for tent campervan boat The Box I had a precedent https://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Diesel-H...portable diesel heather it run very well but it is to big and expose a lot of critical, part batteries (it work 24V and need 2 12V batt...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 10:36:46 PDT
Hydration Reservoir port - Hiking Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydration-Reservoir-Port-Hiking-Pack/
Hydration Reservoir port - Hiking Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/NHR3/J77RBQHC/FGUNHR3J77RBQHC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/NHR3/J77RBQHC/FGUNHR3J77RBQHC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/NHR3/J77RBQHC/FGUNHR3J77RBQHC.SMALL.jpg agatornz There was only one problem with my super awesome canvas 20 year old hiking pack when i discovered hydration reservoir... it was made before the hose ports became normal.... This pack was made so well that when i went in for a new harness, they gave it to me for free.. to keep that pack label on the ...
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Thu, 7 Sep 2017 05:42:08 PDT
Leather Glamp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Glamp-Chair/
Leather Glamp Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/LZYY/J77R5WZN/FWOLZYYJ77R5WZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/LZYY/J77R5WZN/FWOLZYYJ77R5WZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/LZYY/J77R5WZN/FWOLZYYJ77R5WZN.SMALL.jpg kojis92 Glamping:To camp in style and comfort.Glamp chair:The necessary seating for Glamping.Note that replacing fabric with quality leather will add a lot of weight to the chair, and make it much less practical to carry for any long distances. Also, depending on the the thickness of the leather, the chair ...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 08:13:11 PDT
Cold Brew Wild Mint Tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Brew-Wild-Mint-Tea/
Cold Brew Wild Mint Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/8XHU/J77R6MF2/FP98XHUJ77R6MF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/8XHU/J77R6MF2/FP98XHUJ77R6MF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/8XHU/J77R6MF2/FP98XHUJ77R6MF2.SMALL.jpg Hylian Mom When the kids and I are camping (or just spending a day out in the woods) we always enjoy harvesting wild foods. Nothing makes you feel like part of the forest like being able to identify and harvest what is already available. One of our favorite things to make is cold brewed mint tea. It's a great ...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 12:26:05 PDT
Campfire Planked Salmon & Bucket Potatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Campfire-Planked-Salmon-Bucket-Potatoes/
Campfire Planked Salmon & Bucket Potatoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TD40/J76GHYOI/F59TD40J76GHYOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TD40/J76GHYOI/F59TD40J76GHYOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/TD40/J76GHYOI/F59TD40J76GHYOI.SMALL.jpg CraftAndu “Cooking and eating food outdoors makes it taste infinitely better than the same meal prepared and consumed indoors.” ― Fennel HudsonIf you are like me you just love camping and being outdoors. There really is nothing better than a delicious meal and a good company by the campfire!This summer I hear...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2017 13:52:17 PDT