Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 04:08:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Sprinter Van RV Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Sprinter-Van-RV-Conversion/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:44:49 PDT
The Ultimate Car Camping Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Car-Camping-Setup/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:57:43 PDT
Camper - Vardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Camper-Vardo/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 10:35:32 PDT
Homemade spork/knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Spork/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:17:20 PDT
Summer Fun Scavenger Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Fun-Scavenger-Hunt/
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:28:35 PDT
Compact walking stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Walking-Stick/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:14:03 PDT
Mercury foam teardrop, how to build a foam teardrop trailer. rot proof, well insulated and super lightweight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Foam-Teardrop-Trailer-Rot-Proof-Wel/
Mercury foam teardrop, how to build a foam teardrop trailer. rot proof, well insulated and super lightweight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SMALL.jpg rowerwet In a way, teardrop campers are a great reminder of the old American west, the one that the pioneers, settlers, explorers and cowboys discovered, and that the Natives had known all along. The settlers with their Conestoga wagons and the chuck wagon that carried the food on a cattle drive most often h...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:10:04 PDT
Earoplane Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Earoplane-Stand/
Earoplane Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/X1FE/IPCYB8V5/FPHX1FEIPCYB8V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/X1FE/IPCYB8V5/FPHX1FEIPCYB8V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/X1FE/IPCYB8V5/FPHX1FEIPCYB8V5.SMALL.jpg RonnieC10 To make a stand for an aeroplane you'll need:foamduct tapegluescissorsmarker capsspray painta jar The first thing you need to do is attach the foam to the tips of the marker caps with some duct tape. the next step is to glue the caps to the jar and let it set. After the glue sets, spr...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 23:08:01 PDT
White van camper conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Van-Camper-Conversion/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:02:05 PDT
Simple shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Shelter/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:52:34 PDT
A (Removable) Cup Holder for Any Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Removable-Cup-Holder-for-Any-Chair/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:46:45 PDT
Bug-free car camping: window cover. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-free-Car-Camping-Window-Cover/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 08:57:20 PDT
YACK BOX (Yet Another Camp Kitchen) http://www.instructables.com/id/YACK-BOX-Yet-Another-Camp-Kitchen/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:06:34 PDT
Dutch Oven Mexican Lasagna http://www.instructables.com/id/Dutch-Oven-Mexican-Lasagna/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 21:25:05 PDT
Make a Soda Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Soda-Can-Stove/
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 13:39:12 PDT
How to Steampunk a Teardrop Camping Trailer (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steampunk-a-Teardrop-Camping-Trailer-Part-2/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:40:14 PDT
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/
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SMALL.jpg borgem Based on a similar concept I had growing up for our fireplace, this is a tool for blowing air into embers to bring them back to life...the perk is that it puts your face 5.5 feet from where you want to blow so you get to keep your eyebrows! We had just a short 1/4" piece of straight (copper or brass...
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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/
Girl Scout Vagabond Stove and Buddy Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CPEU/INNGOKFF/FTICPEUINNGOKFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CPEU/INNGOKFF/FTICPEUINNGOKFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/CPEU/INNGOKFF/FTICPEUINNGOKFF.SMALL.jpg Jenga747 I'm not going to lie, this was way harder than I thought it would be. This is a vagabond stove and buddy burner for girl scouts who are doing backpacking or just for preparing single meals. This is a great way to pack your stove and materials for on the go cooking. Gathering your supplies and t...
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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/
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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/
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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/
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake Drawing inspiration from MP#14: Outdoor Paracord & Tape Organizer Mk.IV by Lets_Prep_Together I decided to make one for myself. I wasn't able to find PVC foam sheets anywhere (Alex where did you get yours?) So I was going to make mine out of hardboard. It is also called HDF (high density fiberboar...
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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/
Match Keeper... (or Toothpick Keeper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/JCIS/IM5WFRSU/FTDJCISIM5WFRSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/JCIS/IM5WFRSU/FTDJCISIM5WFRSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/JCIS/IM5WFRSU/FTDJCISIM5WFRSU.SMALL.jpg eitaknella18 Have you ever been backpacking or camping and your match box gets wet? That gets on my nerves, so I came up with this. A duct tape/ chapstick match keeper! Starting... First take your used chapstick tube. Clean it Out!! Then take a knife and scoop out the stuff left. Removing... Then take o...
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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/
How to eat like a king on your next backpacking trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/UAKL/IM2B1M2Q/FJPUAKLIM2B1M2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/UAKL/IM2B1M2Q/FJPUAKLIM2B1M2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/UAKL/IM2B1M2Q/FJPUAKLIM2B1M2Q.SMALL.jpg klc24 Whether you're just out for one night, or are embarking on a months long journey, a great meal at the end of your first day sets the tone of your backpacking trip off right. With a little preparation at home before you leave, you'll get to enjoy delicious food as you enter into the great outdoors. N...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:00:57 PDT
Wax Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Fire-Starter/
Wax Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/1G3T/ILV3OO6T/FZC1G3TILV3OO6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/1G3T/ILV3OO6T/FZC1G3TILV3OO6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/1G3T/ILV3OO6T/FZC1G3TILV3OO6T.SMALL.jpg RunicWarrior Hi, in this instructable I will show you how to make a wax fire starter/ campstove/ anything you need a long lasting fire for.things you will need:bar of wax (i found some at michaels for 5.00$)metal container for the fire starter when it's lit (optional)container for wax (i found that a tuna can or...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:41:31 PDT
solar camping generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Camping-Generator/
solar camping generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SMALL.jpg piratetv1 I built this solar generator for camping. it will provide a low wattage for a long time. small loads, 12 volt devices, and charging usb devices. Parts all 3d printed parts (optional) http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1413044solar charge controller http://www.harborfreight.com/7-amp-solar-charge-r...
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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/
Simple 12 Volt Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/TNUW/ILIAVN5S/FL3TNUWILIAVN5S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/TNUW/ILIAVN5S/FL3TNUWILIAVN5S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/TNUW/ILIAVN5S/FL3TNUWILIAVN5S.SMALL.jpg TheAngryInstaller A well used water jug gets a new life after nozzle failure. The jug did well for rinsing dishes, hands and whatever else for probably 5 years while camping and on road trips. The nozzle stopped being water tight pretty quickly after purchase but if you keep the jug upright and only tip it when using...
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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/
Leather Nose Sunshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/I6OT/IL42L7V5/FRII6OTIL42L7V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/I6OT/IL42L7V5/FRII6OTIL42L7V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/I6OT/IL42L7V5/FRII6OTIL42L7V5.SMALL.jpg moon_goose This Instructable will show you how to make a simple nose cone to protect your skin from the sun. If you're someone who is always outside, it could be anything from flying paragliders to gardening, then you probably notice that your sunglasses intensify the sun that hits your nose. I have burnt my n...
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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/
Monkey Hut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/UIRH/IKECPOYJ/FHLUIRHIKECPOYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/UIRH/IKECPOYJ/FHLUIRHIKECPOYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/UIRH/IKECPOYJ/FHLUIRHIKECPOYJ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Last year, as I was preparing for Burning Man, I was in a bit of a conundrum. I was a co-director of a camp of 10 people, which was a big change. In previous years, I had just gone by myself or with two or three friends, but this year, I was responsible for a lot more people, many of which were go...
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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/
How to make yourself into a Bird! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/3IOR/IK5S1WH5/FCG3IORIK5S1WH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/3IOR/IK5S1WH5/FCG3IORIK5S1WH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/3IOR/IK5S1WH5/FCG3IORIK5S1WH5.SMALL.jpg moon_goose The early and mid 60's saw advancements to ripstop nylon descent devices in both France and the United States. Ripstop nylon is a material that was used to replace silk parachutes in the 1940's. The official Ram Air Canopy was invented in 1963 and in the next year a contraption was built and launche...
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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