Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 08:47:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
Boot dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz cheap DIY boot dryer with parts from a leftover plumbing project parts needed are four, 2"elbows two, 2" T's one, 2" Yone, 2" fernco ci/plastic/copper/steel to ci/plastic/copper/steeland at least 3 feet of 2 inch PVC pipe cutting and assembly cut 1 length of PVC pipe 16 inches long then cut t...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
How to start your own group to empower girls! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-your-own-group-to-empower-girls/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:49:09 PST
Reflector oven for campfires http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflector-oven-for-campfires/
Reflector oven for campfires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SMALL.jpg lespaul_30 The reflector oven, also known as a tin oven was once a popular tool for baking alongside an open fire during the 17th to 19th century. Their popularity has declined since the development of electricity, but these ovens are still used today by outfitters, camps, and outdoor enthusiasts to bake anyth...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
MY SURVIVAL AMMO BOX http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-SURVIVAL-AMMO-BOX/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:12:12 PST
The Witch King Of Angmar Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Witch-King-Of-Angmar-Wood-Burner/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:59:39 PST
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Charcoal-flakes-from-sawdust/
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Charcoal flakes are a great easy to make item with many different uses. These flakes are great items to take camping/backpacking. They take up very little space, are light weight, produce a lot of heat, and are easy to light (can be lit from flint and steel or just one match). Those of you famili...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:34:21 PST
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-War-Machine-wood-burner/
Ironman \ War Machine wood burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/1NWG/I5Z7L07L/F131NWGI5Z7L07L.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer War Machine wood burner up cycled from an empty gas bottle.You can find more of my designs on my Facebook page. all commissions undertaken and worldwide shipping available.https://www.facebook.com/pages/Burned-by-Design/1526857080886471?ref=bookmarksPlease like and share my page. Thanks. Magic Mar...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:24:05 PST
Handy outdoor light using LiPo battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-outdoor-light-using-LiPo-battery/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:42:56 PST
The Nan Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nan-Stove/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:05:46 PST
Tent Small Candle Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Candle-Stove-KP/
Tent Small Candle Stove KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik There is a rumor going about that you can heat a tent with a candle.. A: http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/questions/3389/...I have experienced bitter cold at 4 o'clock in my tent and it would be perfect if I could heat it enough for winter camping. Wood stove, rocket or classic stove need...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:08:35 PST
Tent Small Rocket Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Rocket-Stove-KP/
Tent Small Rocket Stove KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/MQFU/I55N01HL/FSFMQFUI55N01HL.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik Hot tent ? Why not ?Well, let's go! 1000 mile hiking begin with small step Because I like to be/sleep in warm. and winter camping is (could be) very cold, well i must add a heater in the tent.But which one. It in a common sense to burn wood and cook and heat yourselves on site. But open fire is o...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:18:16 PST
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-2/
Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SMALL.jpg Lander Vandemoortele As a task we had to do for school (I study Industrial Product Designing), we had to make a portable swing. A part of making the swing, was making the instructable. So if you want to make a nice swing, you'll have some 100 options (the number of students). I'll be very glad if you choose mine! The ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:27:02 PST
How to eat a rose hip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-eat-a-rose-hip/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 05:36:45 PST
TAKE OUT SWING http://www.instructables.com/id/TAKE-OUT-SWING/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:00:29 PST
Complete Camping Hammock with Screen and Rainfly http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Camping-Hammock-with-Screen-and-Rainfly/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:16:34 PST
Picnic swingbag http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-swingbag/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
How to use the handy swing IPO IDC Howest Swing Schommel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-the-handy-swing-IPO-IDC-Howest-Swing-Sc/
How to use the handy swing IPO IDC Howest Swing Schommel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/4GOJ/I3R6ZF8O/FGS4GOJI3R6ZF8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/4GOJ/I3R6ZF8O/FGS4GOJI3R6ZF8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/4GOJ/I3R6ZF8O/FGS4GOJI3R6ZF8O.SMALL.jpg WiebrenPlovie In the next steps you will see how to use the handy swing. Have fun! The advantage of the handy swing The big advantage of the handy swing is that you can take him everywhere where you go in the nature. It’s so that you can put the swing easy in a backpack. Make everything ready First of all ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:36 PST
Bed, Table, and Benches for camper van - All in one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Table-and-Benches-for-camper-van-All-in-one/
Bed, Table, and Benches for camper van - All in one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins After using the van with the simple platform for a bed, table and place to hang out for a year, we decided it was time to go to the next level: Build an all-in-one bed-table-benches-storage! Our goal was to add more storage to the livable space in the van, to create a space where 4-5 people could ea...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:27:17 PST
Moltov Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Moltov-Tiki-Torch/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:31:07 PST
Fold Up Camping/Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Up-CampingPicnic-Table/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:55:42 PST
Cedar paneling for van interior http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-paneling-for-van-interior/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:51:54 PST
WATERPROOF SEALANT (for making or reproofing oilcloth tarps, ponchos, dusters, awnings, etc.) http://www.instructables.com/id/WATERPROOF-SEALANT-for-making-or-reproofing-oilclo/
WATERPROOF SEALANT (for making or reproofing oilcloth tarps, ponchos, dusters, awnings, etc.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/M8SU/I2XTRL2G/FMHM8SUI2XTRL2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/M8SU/I2XTRL2G/FMHM8SUI2XTRL2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/M8SU/I2XTRL2G/FMHM8SUI2XTRL2G.SMALL.jpg TheUglyBarbarian I want to share an easy recipe to make your own oilcloth dressing like Otter Wax or Duck Back.I use two parts bee's wax, two parts paraffin wax and one part walnut oil. While many oils will work, I wanted to use walnut oil because I like the smell. As to the wax, some people use either paraffin or...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:02:41 PST
How To Start A Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Start-A-Fire-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:30:47 PST
Stormtrooper Style Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Stormtrooper-Style-Log-Burner/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:46:22 PST
Heineken Mini Keg Propane Firekeg http://www.instructables.com/id/Heineken-Mini-Keg-Propane-Firekeg/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 11:18:07 PST
The Ultimate Kayak Hauler and Rooftop Tent Camper. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Kayak-Hauler-and-Rooftop-Tent-Camper/
The Ultimate Kayak Hauler and Rooftop Tent Camper. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SMALL.jpg to'bryant I love to camp and go fishing with the family, but we do things a bit more extreme. We used to backpack miles in and set up camp. That is a bit harder to do now that we have two little ones, although we plan to start that back up soon. In the pictures above, you can see the progression of my trailer...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:05:49 PDT
Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Rotisserie-Pit-BBQ/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:10 PDT
Truck bed tuck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-bed-tuck-bed/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:02:23 PDT
Suitcase Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-Picnic-Table/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:59:10 PDT
Custom Leather Sling Style Backpacks And Dog Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Leather-Sling-Style-Backpacks-And-Dog-Harne/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:52:36 PDT
Folding bed for car camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-bed-for-car-camping/
Folding bed for car camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SMALL.jpg pescabicicleta My wife and I like car camping and road trips. We also have a dog, which can make road trips challenging (try finding a vacancy in a pet-friendly hotel during prime travel season). So a couple of years ago, we traded in our Fit for a Honda Element - what my stepmom calls a "Lego car." We love it - s...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:34:20 PDT
How To Play Nails (Stump) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-Nails-Stump/
How To Play Nails (Stump) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6G06/I0TVEEHU/F7P6G06I0TVEEHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6G06/I0TVEEHU/F7P6G06I0TVEEHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6G06/I0TVEEHU/F7P6G06I0TVEEHU.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio Have you just gotten home from a hike?Do you like games with the high potential for the loss of an eyeball?Do you have an adult drink in your hand?Do you have at least 3 friends in close proximity?Are you an AiR at Autodesk Pier 9?If you answered yes to 3 out of the last 4 questions you may need t...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:00:43 PDT
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Hyper Miler Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Festfalia-A-Ford-Festiva-Flip-Top-Hyper-Miler-Camp/
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Hyper Miler Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a I've wanted to make a car into a camper for several years and eventually I found the perfect vehicle for it, the humble Ford Festiva. Why choose such a small car? I believe that limitations breed creativity and I wanted high MPGs. This is not meant to be a step by step instructable but more of a gui...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:19:39 PDT
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Style-Wood-Log-Burner/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:44:31 PDT
Berry picker from scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Berry-picker-from-scrap/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:59:03 PDT
How To Paint Camouflage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Camouflage/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:06:58 PDT
The Irish Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Irish-Lashing/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:37:26 PDT
Improving Your Thermacell http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Your-Thermacell/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:17:50 PDT
Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-My-No-Fire-Water-Jug-Party-and-Camping-Light/
Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka These quick and easy outdoor lights do not require fire or electricity and are safe for children and even adults. The cost is only one dollar if you shop at the dollar store and sometimes you can get even a better deal on a set of them. First step is to collect lots of empty jugs. Anyone who h...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 21:06:18 PDT
Foolproof Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Burning-Man/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:19 PDT
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange http://www.instructables.com/id/Bake-a-Cake-in-an-Orange/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:32:41 PDT
"Ready-To-Go" Cook Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-To-Go-Cook-Box/
"Ready-To-Go" Cook Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/7FSY/HZ88Q756/FUG7FSYHZ88Q756.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/7FSY/HZ88Q756/FUG7FSYHZ88Q756.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/7FSY/HZ88Q756/FUG7FSYHZ88Q756.SMALL.jpg pi526 Last minute camping trips? Too many things to do? Not enough time to get ready to leave? Can't find everything? After several unorganized attempts to pack for camping trips, I discovered that having a "Ready-To-Go" Cook Box helps to make getting ready for vacations and weekend camping trips much ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:52:29 PDT
Gypsy Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:26 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography http://www.instructables.com/id/6-easy-tips-to-improve-your-outdoor-photography/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/FHZB/HYZX8235/FZLFHZBHYZX8235.SMALL.jpg Bundaberg42 One of the best things about summer is being able to enjoy the beautiful weather from the comfort of a hammock. But unless you’ve got the perfect gear, it can be difficult to find two trees or posts close enough and sturdy enough to set up your hammock exactly where you want it. That’s why we decide...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SMALL.jpg acoens Sparklers are a fun addition to any outdoor activity - campfires, camping, and just backyard fun - but after noticing the light trails you can see when playing with sparklers, we've been toying with capturing the magic of these novelty items using long exposure photography. The possibilities are vas...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/P3SG/HYWT74O5/FUGP3SGHYWT74O5.SQUARE.jpg http://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
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/TCTTent-Camper-Trailer/
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SMALL.jpg Avey44 So I really wanted to make a utility camper that fits my needs. So I did and this is what I came up with. This whole project took about four days to complete, not including the time I built the basic trailer. Stuff I used: 4x8 Trailer Camper Shell Old Tent Lots of old jeans Shoe Goo Mostly 2x...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:22:16 PDT