Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 3 Aug 2015 17:02:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SMALL.jpg fisho1 This instructable is going to take you through my process of design and development and give you all the information you need so you can build a 4m diameter geodome kit for under £50. I am also going to go in to some key decision points and ideas for keeping the cost down and making this accessible ...
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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/
On-the-road RV Glass Panel Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/OV8O/ICBRYLXH/FM9OV8OICBRYLXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/OV8O/ICBRYLXH/FM9OV8OICBRYLXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/OV8O/ICBRYLXH/FM9OV8OICBRYLXH.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace On our 3000 mile summer road trip, we think it was a particularly large pothole in Spokane, WA, that caused enough torsion on the camper that one of the front windows shattered! Luckily, these are single-pane standard glass panels that are easily replaceable. Protect your RV from the Rain! I had...
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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/F6W/WSGR/IC6HS7ZZ/F6WWSGRIC6HS7ZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/WSGR/IC6HS7ZZ/F6WWSGRIC6HS7ZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/WSGR/IC6HS7ZZ/F6WWSGRIC6HS7ZZ.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/
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SMALL.jpg Boddeeen Growing up in a camping family and joining scouting gave me a love of camping from an early age. Ask anybody who tent camps that one of your most valuable pieces of equipment is your sleeping bag. A well maintained sleeping bag can mean the difference between a comfortable good nights sleep after ou...
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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...
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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/
Hidden Beer Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell As a lover of outdoor activities AND beer, this simple idea has advanced my simultaneous enjoyment of these two things immeasurably. The Hidden Beer Coolers cost less than $4 each and could save you many more dollars in potential (unenlightened) fines for drinking in public. To be clear, I'm a respo...
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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...
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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/F02/14G9/IC2A3HU7/F0214G9IC2A3HU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/14G9/IC2A3HU7/F0214G9IC2A3HU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/14G9/IC2A3HU7/F0214G9IC2A3HU7.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/
DIY Plywood Carabiner! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/F41M/IBTESUTF/FRHF41MIBTESUTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/F41M/IBTESUTF/FRHF41MIBTESUTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/F41M/IBTESUTF/FRHF41MIBTESUTF.SMALL.jpg Mbauer33 This instructabel will teach you how to make a plywood carabiner!you'll need:-one sheet of plywood.-a jigsaw.-some sand paper. Step 1: Draw out your shape! Start by drawing your shape on a sheet of plywood. Step 2: cut out your shape! now, cut out the outer border of your shape. Step 3: cut ...
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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...
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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
Mobile Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Solar-Power-Station/
Mobile Solar Power Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SMALL.jpg maewert This instructable details how I added a 280 watt solar panel and battery system to my Chrysler Town and Country minivan.Whether you want to be prepared for the next disaster (or Zombie Apocalypse), need electricity for a HAM radio shack on wheels, want electricity when camping, or maybe you want to ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:53:04 PDT
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-with-Crayons-A-Recycled-Firestarter/
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Ever since getting a free bag of Yooper firestarters during a trip to the Upper Peninsula in Michigan last summer, we've been wanting to make a variation on the theme. Now firestarters aren't rocket science - they're just small waxed bundles of flammable materials. When our kids were in Camp Fire...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:20:39 PDT
Restoring A Vintage Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-A-Vintage-Cooler/
Restoring A Vintage Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/MQAN/HJKBX0QA/FMQMQANHJKBX0QA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/MQAN/HJKBX0QA/FMQMQANHJKBX0QA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/MQAN/HJKBX0QA/FMQMQANHJKBX0QA.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I picked up this old cooler at a garage sale for $3, which was a pretty good deal even though it was in pretty rough shape. Time to roll up my sleeves and get to work! What you'll need: -Vintage Cooler -Primer -Spray Paint -Rust Remover (If your cooler is rusty) -Steel Wool -Paint Stripper -Spot P...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 20:16:24 PDT
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Fire-Grill-Zero-Cost/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:19 PDT
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-tent-with-Sugru-magnets-a-bottle-cap/
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a simple yet genius idea for all you outdoor types — whether you're heading into the countryside for the weekend, off to a festival or setting up camp for your kids in the back garden. Using Sugru + magnets you can keep the most essential piece of your kit (your torch!) right where you need...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
Rope Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bed/
Rope Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SMALL.jpg MichaelJ17 In this instructable, I will show you step by step how to make a rope bed and shelter using only1-Pocket Saw1- Knife1-Chisel10 -Pieces of woodApproximate 40m of cheap rope (got mine for $6) Tripod: Picking the right wood You'll want to grab six pieces of wood which are at least two feet taller th...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:02:03 PDT
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonfire-Beer-Bottle-Holder/
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SMALL.jpg bricobart I hate spilling liquids. Spilling gasoil is smelly, and also bad for seabirds.Spilling mercury is painful, in particular when it's still in a container of 100 liters.Spilling kerosene is dangerous, in particular at 10 miles altitude.Spilling scorpion venom is expensive, but it's your choice to let i...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:03:32 PDT
Vendor Push Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Vendor-Push-Cart/
Vendor Push Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/SGB1/IABORK0V/FNZSGB1IABORK0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/SGB1/IABORK0V/FNZSGB1IABORK0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/SGB1/IABORK0V/FNZSGB1IABORK0V.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH Every June we go to Porcfest. We tend to be more entrepreneurial than social and spend a good part of the time baking and selling. Last year we had a cigarette/candy girl type of tray we carried around, selling homemade cookies and pies. That worked out pretty well but my daughter thought it would b...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 18:26:37 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
Tire Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SMALL.jpg mackderin This is a step-by-step process on how to make a tire chair. There's only a few simple steps that will create a fun, spunky, and unique chair that will catch peoples eyes. You can use this chair in your yard, your bedroom, or even to watch a sports game!To make this chair of joy just like me you shou...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Quick and easy EasyUp portable tent anchoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-EasyUp-portable-tent-anchoring/
Quick and easy EasyUp portable tent anchoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SMALL.jpg chuck1011212 Final result pictured.In Florida, we live by the EasyUP..... Here is my EasyUp quick and easy anchoring system. Unlike typical string and stakes or string and some heavy anchoring material like a boat anchor, this one requires no string, no knots, minimal additional space and no added stress on your...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:10:43 PDT
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-3/
Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/S2R0/IA2K18FZ/F03S2R0IA2K18FZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/S2R0/IA2K18FZ/F03S2R0IA2K18FZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/S2R0/IA2K18FZ/F03S2R0IA2K18FZ.SMALL.jpg AntonL2 HiI am a student of Howest in Kortrijk. We got an assignment of making a swing that you can carry around and use in the middle of the woods.I am going to explain in the following steps, how to make the swing and how to use it. What do you need? - 2 sticks of 50 cm long and 3cm diameter-1 stick of...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:01 PDT
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SMALL.jpg artworker I have lots of egg cartons properly stacked up in my storage. I regularly use some of them as a seed starter. But I can not use them all up. This is the work around I came up with about how to use the cartons faster. Materials We need egg cartons that you desperately want to throw away. Shred a...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:10:44 PDT
5 Dollar LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Dollar-LED-Lantern/
5 Dollar LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SMALL.jpg BrettHacks I love our Coleman white gas lantern. It has been a reliable companion for many years. Never needing anything except an occasional mantel or pump rebuild to stay in tip-top shape. I do not like the heat it generates or the flammable fuel it needs to operate. I always worry that a poorly thrown foo...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:03:26 PDT
Tin Cloth Hunting Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Cloth-Hunting-Pants/
Tin Cloth Hunting Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SMALL.jpg nathanlsmock I turned some double front Carhartt pants into oil skin upland game pants. Get some pants. These are Carhartt double front heavy duck pants. About $50 new. Make some goop. - Beeswax (the real stuff. Might require you to get out there and make a new friend.)- Boiled linseed oil- Hot plate- P...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:39:54 PDT
Make a foam inflating camping pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-foam-inflating-camping-pillow/
Make a foam inflating camping pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SMALL.jpg rob.renn.9 This is an Instructable for a self inflating camping pillow. The pillow is filled with polyurethane foam inside a plastic case which fills the pillow with air but can be easily be deflated, compacted and stored. MATERIALS // TOOLS MATERIALS / Soft shell fleecehttps://www.fabricline.com/ProductDe...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:05:43 PDT
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-On-Demand-Water-Pump-System/
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I camp a lot, and I tend to camp in remote areas that do not have facilities such as water, electric, or bathrooms available. When I am not actually camping, I like to spend time building 'toys' for camping.When I am camping, water is very important. Many times I bring water with me in a storage tan...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:21:57 PDT
TreeBella http://www.instructables.com/id/TreeBella/
TreeBella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider Welcome to the TreeBella design process Instructable:In this Instructable I will be documenting the process of designing a hammock/tent to hang in the tree. These are design criteria I will be striving to achieve:Single Point Hanging StructureLight WeightEasy installation ( weekend camping trip capa...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:09:40 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn A lot of times when I camp, I camp in remote areas with no utilities, including water.Since I find water to be quite important, I take it with me.I built a little micro camper (see my other instructables) and I needed a way to carry a fairly large amount of water easily. So I carry it in a tank on t...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-Camper/
DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I love camping, and I spend almost all my free time camping or building toys for camping. I am into all types of camping, but my favorite is getting back up in the mountains far from anything or anybody. It is great to get back to nature... However as I continue to get older, I find I need a few thi...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:39 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SMALL.jpg Escalante Slim This bottle cooler uses an absorbent sleeve, insulation layer, and waterproof breathable fabric jacket to enable evaporative cooling of a beverage container without the mess of having an exposed wet media. The evaporative cooling water is contained within the waterproof jacket, so the exterior surfa...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SMALL.jpg sesb2120 DIY tyvek stuff sackNeed:1 tyvek envelopePair of scissorsRopeCord locksBraided fishing lineNeedle with large eyeSafety pins Envelope Start with a tyvek envelope. Cut off the flap. Cut Cut a 1 inch slit down one of the top sides. This is where your rope will come out when the stuff sack is fin...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Hiking around in the jungle involves lots of walking. Having pants that stay up is a non-trivial aspect of this! But after a couple years of rainforest adventures, I still hadn't found a nice solution to this.Jungle Pants Problems: They stretch out from moving around (you need an adjustable belt) ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camping-Toilet-Bucket/
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn How to build your own portable toilet to use while camping... Alternate title - How to poop like a superstar in the woods... Gather The Items You Will Need To build your own DIY camping toilet you will need the following items:- 5 gallon bucket with a tight snap on lid (more on this later), - A p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:11:49 PDT