Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:22:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Trick to Lighten the Load http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Trick-to-Lighten-the-Load/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 23:27:36 PST
DIY Wax-tinder Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wax-tinder-Sticks/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:19:23 PST
Teardrop Trailer Aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Trailer-Aluminum/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:09:46 PST
Survival Power and Fire Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Power-and-Fire-Aid-Kit/
Survival Power and Fire Aid Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/F8OE/IVA51JGN/FWKF8OEIVA51JGN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/F8OE/IVA51JGN/FWKF8OEIVA51JGN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/F8OE/IVA51JGN/FWKF8OEIVA51JGN.SMALL.jpg nidalh Let me show you how to build a kit like this . What do we need ? 1:old power bank. 2:led head light. 3:heating wire 0.17mm thick and 50mm long that comes to 3.5 Ohm .4:3d printed fire can .5:Slide switch . Testing if we can make anything purn !! And as you can see it worked at the end , y...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 10:15:21 PST
DIY SURVIVAL CONTAINERS FROM CO2 CARTIGES http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SURVIVAL-CONTAINERS-FROM-CO2-CARTIGES/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 08:42:35 PST
Ex-aerosol Can Camp Stove (Any fuel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ex-aerosol-Can-Camp-Stove/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 08:37:26 PDT
Lightweight minimalist bug net for bivvy bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightweight-Minimalist-Bug-Net-for-Bivvy-Bag/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 15:30:59 PDT
Compact Waterproofed Fire Starter Packets for Camping/Emergency/Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Waterproofed-Fire-Starter-Packets-for-Camp/
Compact Waterproofed Fire Starter Packets for Camping/Emergency/Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/STVB/IUSLHW1O/F1JSTVBIUSLHW1O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/STVB/IUSLHW1O/F1JSTVBIUSLHW1O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/STVB/IUSLHW1O/F1JSTVBIUSLHW1O.SMALL.jpg Reaper686 When I go camping I always make sure to have multiple options to get a fire going to make the nights a little more comfortable. Cotton balls and Vaseline are an ultra cheap why to help start a fire but throwing a bunch in a baggy is a little messier than I wanted. It also wasn't nearly as waterproof...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:50:20 PDT
Camping van shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Van-Shower/
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:09:46 PDT
4 New Match Sticks Hacks (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-New-Match-Sticks-Hacks-Video/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 11:31:58 PDT
Custom Laminated Canoe Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Laminated-Canoe-Paddle/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 04:39:48 PDT
Swedish Fire Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Swedish-Fire-Torch/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:18:22 PDT
2 gallon 7.57L Solar Cooker Pastuerizer for < $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Copenhagen-Grande-Solar-Cooker/
2 gallon 7.57L Solar Cooker Pastuerizer for < $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/CP0B/ITW4A0PY/FILCP0BITW4A0PY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/CP0B/ITW4A0PY/FILCP0BITW4A0PY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/CP0B/ITW4A0PY/FILCP0BITW4A0PY.SMALL.jpg sclausson Copenhagen Grande - 2 Gallon 7.57L Solar Cooker with 12" (30.48cm) square base. It can hold up to 12" (30.48)cm pans. I took a design I had invented several years ago and reimagined it as a large camp cooker. The smaller version can cook 3 frozen chicken breasts in 1.5 hours. The chicken is so tende...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 02:09:48 PDT
DIY Portable Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Solar-Cooker/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 21:49:51 PDT
clothes line in a bottle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothes-Line-in-a-Bottle/
clothes line in a bottle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/HWKQ/ITZ96HBT/FNTHWKQITZ96HBT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/HWKQ/ITZ96HBT/FNTHWKQITZ96HBT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/HWKQ/ITZ96HBT/FNTHWKQITZ96HBT.SMALL.jpg saige hill me and my family were camping on the coast, and with having going through tons of cloths we forgot to bring a clothes line, but we couldn't fit one in the car so this sparked my idea!today we will be making a cool camping life hack.for the clothsline in a bottle you will need:12mm drill bit - or th...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 23:43:50 PDT
detailed first aid kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Detailed-First-Aid-Kit/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 23:24:23 PDT
Solar Power Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Bucket/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 05:50:29 PDT
Efficient alcohol stove with a drop-in wick pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Alcohol-Stove-With-a-Drop-in-Wick-Pipe/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 22:16:27 PDT
BACKPACKING Breakfast Trail Recipes - Sunrise Cereal, Chocolate Hazelnut Muesli, and Choose Your Own Adventure Oatmeal http://www.instructables.com/id/BACKPACKING-Breakfast-Trail-Recipes-Sunrise-Cereal/
BACKPACKING Breakfast Trail Recipes - Sunrise Cereal, Chocolate Hazelnut Muesli, and Choose Your Own Adventure Oatmeal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NV20/ISZJ6MNA/FXJNV20ISZJ6MNA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NV20/ISZJ6MNA/FXJNV20ISZJ6MNA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/NV20/ISZJ6MNA/FXJNV20ISZJ6MNA.SMALL.jpg RachelP83 Meal planning considerations for backcountry hiking:1) Calories/High nutrition - You will need to consume plenty of calories to meet the physical demands of backpacking. Hikers may burn 4500+ calories a day carrying a heavy pack while covering strenuous terrain and long distances. Carbohydrates from...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 23:01:07 PDT
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/
Leather National Parks Passport Stamp Journal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/G5PK/ISCB29RE/FNHG5PKISCB29RE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/G5PK/ISCB29RE/FNHG5PKISCB29RE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/G5PK/ISCB29RE/FNHG5PKISCB29RE.SMALL.jpg Cherzer In honor of the 100 Year Anniversary of the National Parks Service, here is a travel journal to collect cancellation passport stamps and memories from the 59 National Parks and many other National Historic Sites.You can find all the National Passport Stamp Locations Here. Background If the Nation...
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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/
Camp Sink - Temporary Hand Washing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/GD08/ISCAXW9H/F68GD08ISCAXW9H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/GD08/ISCAXW9H/F68GD08ISCAXW9H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/GD08/ISCAXW9H/F68GD08ISCAXW9H.SMALL.jpg WaterWorksLife This project was inspired by a number of camp sinks available commercially or as DIY projects. A recent camping trip with friends uncovered a need to make our site a little bit more civilized for hand washing and brushing teeth.Let's face it together - sanitation, hygiene, and food safety are still...
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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/
Portable Mini Camp/Survival Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/B9NE/ISCAZ4AE/FYLB9NEISCAZ4AE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/B9NE/ISCAZ4AE/FYLB9NEISCAZ4AE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/B9NE/ISCAZ4AE/FYLB9NEISCAZ4AE.SMALL.jpg Henrypkc This is a small but sturdy little camp/survival stove I made. I've made plenty of camping and survival mini stoves, but I've always found flaws and aspects of them that annoyed me. Two of the major ones for me were that they were not portable enough, like I couldn't easily fit them in my pocket port...
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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/
Family Hammock made from recycled flags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/BPMI/ISCBLO6A/F2SBPMIISCBLO6A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/BPMI/ISCBLO6A/F2SBPMIISCBLO6A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/BPMI/ISCBLO6A/F2SBPMIISCBLO6A.SMALL.jpg thijsv Summer is almost over, but not before they surprised us here with a nice week of hot weather. The perfect conditions to take a break, look for some shade and relax in a hammock. If you have one, hmmm. Not the case. A quick search through the attic later and I got a bag of old flags and a bunch of pa...
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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/
How to Car-Camp in the Rain: 11 Lifehacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SMALL.jpg hchute Here are a few simple tricks for car-camping in the rain. Most of these may be well-known to people who camp in the wet... but for those new to it, here are some little lifehacks we've put to use in various state parks here in the northwest. Tip 1: Raise that tarp When car-camping in the Pacific ...
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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/
leather bush-knife sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZP31/ISAUOFTS/FADZP31ISAUOFTS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZP31/ISAUOFTS/FADZP31ISAUOFTS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZP31/ISAUOFTS/FADZP31ISAUOFTS.SMALL.jpg rshulman leather craft bush knife sheath. made from veg tan leather.if you enjoy my instructables please vote for them in the contests! also feel free to comment and ask questions! make a pattern trace your knife, and draw an outline around it about 1/4" around to account for stitching.be sure your knife...
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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/
Make your own charcoal at home (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project I'm going to show you how to make your own charcoal from junk wood at home for free.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in detail. If you do, then continue reading the written steps along with pictures in the f...
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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/
Make a Portable Camping Shower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/BPXV/IRLQM90C/FOSBPXVIRLQM90C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/BPXV/IRLQM90C/FOSBPXVIRLQM90C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/BPXV/IRLQM90C/FOSBPXVIRLQM90C.SMALL.jpg Simple_Life_Hacks In this Instructable learn how to make a portable camping shower. What sets this apart from a regular shower is it's pressurized so no need for a gravity feed bag that you hang from a tree, make this shower truly portable. This shower is super useful and is great for washing off after a day at the...
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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/
Precision Tent Pole Cutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YQUE/IRHV6B32/F27YQUEIRHV6B32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YQUE/IRHV6B32/F27YQUEIRHV6B32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/YQUE/IRHV6B32/F27YQUEIRHV6B32.SMALL.jpg tobywinks I've got an old fiberglass pole tent whose poles are rotting. I needed a quick fix so ordered some craftsmen replacements. As I got to work I noticed that a hack saw was the recommended cutting tool. I lacked one, so I found my trusty pipe cutter. Did all the measuring and such per instructions. Mea...
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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/
Recycled Coke Can Popcorn Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/LZN1/IRC6S68C/FALLZN1IRC6S68C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/LZN1/IRC6S68C/FALLZN1IRC6S68C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/LZN1/IRC6S68C/FALLZN1IRC6S68C.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]Sometimes you're stuck in the middle of the deep forest during your camping, with some unpopped corn kernels, and nothing to pop them with. Luckily, with a coke can and a multi functional Army knife, you can be on your way to Popcorn Town.Popcorn is a favourite snack food for all duri...
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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/
Upgrading my camping bucket light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/C6Z6/IR9EDOLI/FA6C6Z6IR9EDOLI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/C6Z6/IR9EDOLI/FA6C6Z6IR9EDOLI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/C6Z6/IR9EDOLI/FA6C6Z6IR9EDOLI.SMALL.jpg jveazey I accidentally cracked my 5 gallon bucket light and needed to replace it.So I decided to upgrade using a flower pot. Gather your supplies Drill small bit,hole cutter, extension cord ,cressant wrench,floodlight ( I bought an all plastic floodlight,because it is less weight ). Drilling the hole i...
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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/
Multi-Function Walking Stick II - Storage Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/Z031/G1BB7VY2/FC1Z031G1BB7VY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/Z031/G1BB7VY2/FC1Z031G1BB7VY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/Z031/G1BB7VY2/FC1Z031G1BB7VY2.SMALL.jpg hpstoutharrow Add Decorative and Functional Copper Ends to a Hiking Staff.This is Part 2 in the Multi-Function Walking Stick Instructables series.The original Multi-Function Walking Stick Instructable describes how to make a Hiking Staff that converts into a Camp Stool.Part 1 can be found here: http://www.instruc...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 17:52:41 PST