Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:34:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tent Pole Bag from Old Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Pole-Bag-from-Old-Jeans/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:53:15 PDT
Toyota Rav4 by weekday / Camper by weekend. http://www.instructables.com/id/Toyota-Rav4-by-weekday-Camper-by-weekend/
Toyota Rav4 by weekday / Camper by weekend. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SMALL.jpg Loblaw Summer in the Yukon is short... and coming to an end. I'm not ready to be finished with my outdoor adventuring, so to extend my season into the fall and winter I decided to convert my car into a camping space. There are many many awesome examples of vehicle conversions into sleeping spaces. The only...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:32:45 PDT
Upside Down Fire - Winter Cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Cooking-Upside-Down-Fire-Winter-Cooking/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:08:19 PDT
Campsite Critter Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Campsite-Critter-Catcher/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:59:07 PDT
DIY Charcoal Chimney http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Charcoal-Chimney/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:27:38 PDT
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-Of-Mosquitoes-with-a-Fan-Window-Scr/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:11:25 PDT
Orange Muffins on the Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Muffins-on-the-Fire/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:18:15 PDT
Preparing a Hearty Camping Meal for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Hearty-Camping-Meal-for-Two/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:16:56 PDT
campervan deployed jacks warning indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/campervan-deployed-jacks-warning-indicator/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:44:39 PDT
Campfire Toad In The Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Campfire-Toad-In-The-Hole/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:25:18 PDT
Bow String Silencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-String-Silencer/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:24:34 PDT
Charcoal Camping BBQ (lightweight, portable, foldable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Camping-BBQ-lightweight-portable-foldable/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:46:08 PDT
Trailer Into Simple Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Into-Simple-Camper/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:46:01 PDT
Omelette Sou Vide ...... A.K.A. Camping Bag Omelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Omelette-Sou-Vide-AKA-Camping-Bag-Omelets/
Omelette Sou Vide ...... A.K.A. Camping Bag Omelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SMALL.jpg CamoQueen This is a wonderful and fast way to prepare tasty omelets for a bunch of hungry campers! Best part is, they get to create their own omelette with whatever they want. Great for picky kids and fussy adults! Or vise versa. I was skeptical of this method at first, but after my first bite, I was hooke...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:20:31 PDT
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterwheel-Rotisserie-Pulled-Pork-A-sustainable-gr/
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex River Side Rotisserie Pulled Pork !!! Just the sound of that can get the attention of just about anyone,I have had this idea for some time now and finally got the chance to try it out. As the world shifts to cleaner forms of energy use what could be a better way of rotisserie cooking then using the...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:29:27 PDT
Back-Packer's Tin Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Packers-Tin-Can-Stove/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:28:36 PDT
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-never-eat-crappy-freeze-dried-camping-meals/
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SMALL.jpg statestraveller Hiking is my 'thing.' I love seeing amazing things that I couldn't possibly have seen from inside a car. Having a one-year-old to cart around hasn't stopped me yet either - so far our major trips have included the Tour du Mont Blanc (when she was eight weeks old) and most of the Dingle Way in Irel...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:01:37 PDT
The S'moregasbord http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smoregishborg/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:13:03 PDT
Camping Steak and Potatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Steak-and-Potatoes/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:36:47 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People http://www.instructables.com/id/CampingOutside-Alarm-System-for-Detecting-Beast-an/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 01:47:22 PDT
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-red-head-torch-for-astronomy-Under-10/
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XFDU/ID0PVY8Y/FVXXFDUID0PVY8Y.SMALL.jpg Sir__Walter Getting a glimpse of the night sky on a budget can be difficult, my cheap refracting telescope has a hard time taking enough light in from distant sky objects as it is, improving your own vision at night by using a red light is a great way improve your amateur sky gazing experience. A red light can ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:56:43 PDT
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Road-Trip-Car-Conversion-Honda-Fit/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:03:23 PDT
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) http://www.instructables.com/id/20L-simple-roll-top-backpack-base-with-pocket-for-/
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SMALL.jpg AshZ Here is the pack shown with the climbing set up. This is a generally simple build made entirely of simple straight stitches and designed to be sewn on a home sewing machine (with maybe a tiny bit of hand cranking of the machine at a point or two), it takes between 4 and 7 hours and would be a great ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:41:51 PDT
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/WeDangle-A-seat-within-your-clothes/
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SMALL.jpg IamWe This diy project investigates the multi-functionality of clothes. In this case a built-in hanging chair. This is a proof of concept rather than a fashion design project. The WeDangle can change the way we sit drastically; it is a customized comfy seat that we carry always with us. You can use it as ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:59:38 PDT
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodome-Tent-Kit-50/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:49:34 PDT
DIY Super Cool Play Tent for Kids - Easy to build! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Cool-Play-Tent-for-Kids-Easy-to-build/
DIY Super Cool Play Tent for Kids - Easy to build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/5OD6/ICO0CU9P/FJL5OD6ICO0CU9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/5OD6/ICO0CU9P/FJL5OD6ICO0CU9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/5OD6/ICO0CU9P/FJL5OD6ICO0CU9P.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek Very easy to build and kids will love it! Guaranteed! Open the photos and hover your mouse cursor over the annotations for info. The Structure and Measures (preparation and tips) Idea for the structure was that it would be easy to assemble and disassemble - without tools!If you don't want to use ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:36:50 PDT
On-the-road RV Glass Panel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-road-RV-Glass-Panel-Repair/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:53:01 PDT
CNC Teardrop Trailer - Making the Side Walls http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Teardrop-Trailer-Making-the-Side-Walls/
CNC Teardrop Trailer - Making the Side Walls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SMALL.jpg steve.sorochan I decided to build a Teardrop Trailer and determined I wanted one that had a kingsize bed (I am 6'6) as well as a bunk for the kids to sleep in. So after doing some (a lot) research on the net I decided to go ahead with the project and purchased a utility trailer as a base which was 10 x 6.5'. After...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:00:46 PDT
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wash-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:27:40 PDT
Remove ticks from human skin with a thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-ticks-from-human-skin-with-a-thread/
Remove ticks from human skin with a thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SMALL.jpg vitallyz Always bring a piece of thread when going outdoor adventures because that is what you need to pull out a tick without any pain and little chance to get infected. Watch the video for the instructions!
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:38:32 PDT
Snow Peak Titanium Trek700 Coffee Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Peak-Titanium-Trek700-Coffee-Press/
Snow Peak Titanium Trek700 Coffee Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/PNGI/IC8X6DB7/FJZPNGIIC8X6DB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/PNGI/IC8X6DB7/FJZPNGIIC8X6DB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/PNGI/IC8X6DB7/FJZPNGIIC8X6DB7.SMALL.jpg NeilSears This mod turns a Snow Peak Trek 700 Cookset into a coffee press by drilling a hole into the Titanium lid to allow the shaft of a JetBoil coffee press to fit in. It was my intention to create an instructable that uses only basic tools and can be done virtually anywhere. Parts Needed 1. Snow Peak T...
By: NeilSears

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:03 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SMALL.jpg darman12 Having been camping since I was a boy, I've gained much experience in preparing for such events. Through this experience, I have developed a list of basic gear I bring so I will "be prepared" (BSA motto) if I am caught in a survival situation. Please note, these items will not keep you comfortable,...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Hidden Beer Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Beer-Cooler/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:13:39 PDT
Radio Go Box (Ham, MURS, GMRS and FRS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Go-Box-Ham-MURS-GMRS-and-FRS/
Radio Go Box (Ham, MURS, GMRS and FRS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SMALL.jpg CYNICALifornia Communication is the backbone of our society. However, convenience has made many folks unable to function where in places where there is no cell phone reception. Today we'll be tackling that problem by building a radio go box that:• Houses 3 radios and accessories• Provides protection from sun, dirt...
By: CYNICALifornia

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:16:13 PDT
Camping Chuck Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Chuck-Box/
Camping Chuck Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SMALL.jpg Pilgrim55 I wanted a Chuck Box, and I looked up designs online, and I found a bunch of really cool ideas. So I designed all the best parts of what I needed, which was lots of counter space. I liked the idea to have a top that opened for extra room and cabinets that swing out to hold those flaps up. But I s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:36:30 PDT
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-to-Quilt-Conversion/
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SMALL.jpg dtextor Well, the topic of down sleeping quilts is a bit polarizing. If you want to indulge yourself, there are tons of forum threads discussing it in all detail. In the end it's down to a question of preference. However, I will very briefly explain what it is.Basically a down quilt is a sleeping bag that i...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:50:54 PDT
File crate seat http://www.instructables.com/id/File-crate-seat/
File crate seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/U2UM/IC1RX1MZ/FV1U2UMIC1RX1MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/U2UM/IC1RX1MZ/FV1U2UMIC1RX1MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/U2UM/IC1RX1MZ/FV1U2UMIC1RX1MZ.SMALL.jpg dstoudt70 There are lots of how-tos like this but they all seem to involve padded seats. This is a bare bones file crate seat that you can drag out when roasting hot dogs around a fire. The seats are cheap because you can use garage sale crates and recycled wood. MaterialsPlastics file (milk) crateabout 6'...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:04:05 PDT
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mosquito-Trap/
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RKYX/IBYX170G/F9MRKYXIBYX170G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RKYX/IBYX170G/F9MRKYXIBYX170G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/RKYX/IBYX170G/F9MRKYXIBYX170G.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips I hate mosquitos they are buzzing and biting. We have to fight but the weapons are limited...You can use chemicals, candles, insecticides, nets etc. They effectiveness are not enought in every situation but here is another solution to stand well in the fight against these bastards :)If you want to l...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:59 PDT
DIY Plywood Carabiner! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plywood-Carabiner/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:38:13 PDT
Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Sprayer-Hair-Salon/
Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? Well almost, but not quite.... almost?A pump sprayer can make washing you hair so much easier while camping or during emergencies. Camping is great, but after awhile you just wish you could take a shower or wash your hair. Well here is an easy solution to washing your ha...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 23:57:03 PDT
Easy Portable Beach Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-Beach-Shelter/
Easy Portable Beach Shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Umbrellas fly away, and folding shelters are expensive and so tall that you have to keep moving your chair to chase the shade all day. I made this beach shelter in about an hour with 50 bucks, and it worked like a charm. This design has the added bonus of fitting in a backpack (with the poles sticki...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:03:13 PDT
Triple tree hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-tree-hammock/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:43:14 PDT
Birch Bark Resin: Bug Repellent http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Resin-Bug-Repellent/
Birch Bark Resin: Bug Repellent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SO7A/IBJ74XSH/F3WSO7AIBJ74XSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SO7A/IBJ74XSH/F3WSO7AIBJ74XSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SO7A/IBJ74XSH/F3WSO7AIBJ74XSH.SMALL.jpg jdgreen Birch bark resin/tar is a dark tar like substance that is flammable and can be used as a natural bug repellent. It is a concentration of the oils found in the birch. Supplies For this project you will need the followingA dead birch tree that is not super oldA popcorn tin or other tin with a lidA...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:35:20 PDT
Camp Food inspiration - Eggs Benny http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Eggs-Benny/
Camp Food inspiration - Eggs Benny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/PDUS/IBIVIVJF/FA9PDUSIBIVIVJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/PDUS/IBIVIVJF/FA9PDUSIBIVIVJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/PDUS/IBIVIVJF/FA9PDUSIBIVIVJF.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I love camping. The only thing that makes it more fun is good food. This instructable is to inspire people to think out of the box when planning camp meals. We can only eat so many hot dogs! One of my favorite things to eat for breakfast is Eggs Benedict. It might not be the first thing that comes t...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:58:54 PDT
How to build a DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-DIY-Micro-Camper/
How to build a DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SMALL.jpg Dustman0042 I would like you to meet Bob! He’s our 40 sq. ft. Micro Camper.While I designed him to be light weight he is also very rugged and well insulated. This model was built out of a reused 5×8 40-year-old cargo trailer that had seen better days.I figure I could build one on a brand new trailer for only a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:23 PDT
How to sew cushions for a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-cushions-for-a-camper-van/
How to sew cushions for a camper van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins In the last instructables, we shared how to build a table-bench-bed unit. In this instructables, we share how to make the cushions for both the benches and the bed.Our past steps also include: how to insulate a camper van, how to build the storage platform, and how to finish the walls with cedar pan...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:11:54 PDT
DIY Hydration Bladder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hydration-Bladder/
DIY Hydration Bladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3OH4/IBHSMUOY/FB53OH4IBHSMUOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3OH4/IBHSMUOY/FB53OH4IBHSMUOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/3OH4/IBHSMUOY/FB53OH4IBHSMUOY.SMALL.jpg wide-worlds-joy In this how to we take a liquid bladder from either a coffee box or a wine box and turn it into a reusable drinkable hydration bladder for a back pack. Materials Okay here's a picture of the items I got to start this.Franzia 5 liter wine bag (empty)Plastic epoxyWater Filters for Brita Drinking bo...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:13:48 PDT
4 Solar Bubble Ovens http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Solar-Bubble-Ovens/
4 Solar Bubble Ovens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/2162/IBGCP2MC/FZE2162IBGCP2MC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/2162/IBGCP2MC/FZE2162IBGCP2MC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/2162/IBGCP2MC/FZE2162IBGCP2MC.SMALL.jpg Dr. Joe It all began with an old drawer in the garage. I was entertaining the grandchildren and thought a solar experiment would be fun. We lined the drawer in aluminum foil and covered it with clear plastic wrap. We put some cheese on tortillas in a bread pan and made a quick delicious snack at 155 de...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:56:45 PDT
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Killing-Ovitrap/
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/SOLH/IB3HHE3N/FGLSOLHIB3HHE3N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/SOLH/IB3HHE3N/FGLSOLHIB3HHE3N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/SOLH/IB3HHE3N/FGLSOLHIB3HHE3N.SMALL.jpg jfulop10 This little device is cheap to create, and has been used by the US military on bases in malarial zones with fantastic results. There are many types of Ovitraps you can create, some are easier than others but require poison that is not readily available to a lot of people (like in Canada). This one...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:34:21 PDT
Make a Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tent-Footprint/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:13:03 PDT