Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:53:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Foolproof Rebar Pulling http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Rebar-Pulling/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:51 PDT
Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Eno-Camping-Hammock-DIY-Knock-Off/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:42 PDT
The Remote Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Remote-Match/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 PDT
Ruggedizing and bug-proofing a window air conditioner for tent camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruggedizing-and-bug-proofing-a-window-air-conditio/
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 19:45:21 PDT
Figjam's Swamp Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Figjams-Swamp-Cooler/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:29:02 PDT
Tin Can Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Camp-Stove/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:38:17 PDT
Hammock Bug Net Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bug-Net-Cheap/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:40:08 PDT
Rocket Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Stove-2-3/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:26:42 PDT
Tent stake marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-stake-marker/
Tent stake marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/ZRIA/HXLMVFLX/F8FZRIAHXLMVFLX.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Prevent midnight tripping hazards over your tent on your next camping trip by showing where your tent guy wires are with illuminated Mike's Hard Lemonade tent stake markers.This simple hack uses light diffusion inside the bottle to create a soft glow that alerts late-night walkers to where you've s...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:54:56 PDT
IKEA HACK with children spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-with-children-spoons/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:17:00 PDT
Vader Gas Bottle Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Vader-Gas-Bottle-Log-Burner/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:54:55 PDT
Motorbike + Bicycle + Generator Carrier, Retractable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorbike-Bicycle-Generator-Carrier-Retractable/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 03:07:58 PDT
"Knalpot" Fire pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Knalpot-Fire-pit/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:40:18 PDT
Hack a Weber Rapidfire® into an Awesome Woodstove® http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Weber-Rapidfire-into-an-Awesome-Woodstove/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 04:44:10 PDT
Outdoor FirePit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-FirePit/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:52:46 PDT
Gypsy Wagon Building http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-Building/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:31:41 PDT
Make your own Teepee http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Teepee/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:24:41 PDT
Propane Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Covers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:30:22 PDT
Lantern Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Lantern-Hanger/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:35:34 PDT
Festival Tent Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Festival-Tent-Finder/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 14:09:39 PDT
Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Dog-Cooker-Solar-Oven/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:23:01 PDT
Leather Rucksack http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Rucksack/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:45:44 PDT
Car Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Window-Screen/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 15:01:18 PDT
DIY camping projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-camping-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're new to camping or a pro camper extraordinaire, we've got all sorts of projects to improve your camping trips! Have a look at the projects below to learn how to sleep in a hammock, hack a sleeping bag, cook delicious campfire food, start a fire, build your own camper and more!Make sure...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 23:19:16 PDT
How to pack a tent http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pack-a-tent/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:08:06 PDT
Urban Hay Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Hay-Box/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:11:02 PDT
●WATERPROOF (CAMERA) CASE● http://www.instructables.com/id/WATERPROOF-CAMERA-CASE/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:05:50 PDT
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Three-Marshmallow-Toaster/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:25 PDT
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Simple-BeadBoilie-fish-baitSlingshot-ammo-rol/
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Introduction: Polymer clay bead rollers seem a bit expensive to me. Plus they only make them in one size and a set of shapes. So I thought I could make a quick and simple one for cheap! First off I should make the disclaimer that "I made it at TechShop", so I had a lot of great tools at my dispos...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Wrapped-Mason-Jar-Mug/
Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SMALL.jpg Paravival Throughout this Instructable I will show you how to wrap a mason jar mug with paracord. They're great for when you are out camping or traveling. Check out my Personal Website where I offer tutorials, paracord, paracord gear and more. What You'll Need 20 ft 550 Paracord Tape measure ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:41:52 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
Roasted Soybean Butter for Deer http://www.instructables.com/id/Roasted-Soybean-Butter-for-Deer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/MN90/HRSMYKTE/FF9MN90HRSMYKTE.SMALL.jpg Bootleg Outdoors All hunters know deer love peanut butter, but peanut butter can get expensive if you are buying large quantities. We started making our own homemade peanut butter simply by blending peanuts with some peanut oil, but found it was also difficult to get large quantities of roasted peanuts at a good pri...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:04:30 PST
My Jerky Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jerky-Recipe/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:25:33 PST
Pitch A Tent Without Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-A-Tent-Without-Poles/
Pitch A Tent Without Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1RAH/HQQLLEN4/F3O1RAHHQQLLEN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1RAH/HQQLLEN4/F3O1RAHHQQLLEN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/1RAH/HQQLLEN4/F3O1RAHHQQLLEN4.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Picture this: It's your long awaited vacation. You've arrived at a beautiful campsite. You go to set up your tent only to discover that you've forgotten the tent poles at home! Don't panic, all is not lost! Here's one way to tap into your inner MacGyver and pitch the tent without poles. (I may or m...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:55:19 PST
Make a camp shower enclosure or changing area http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-camp-shower-enclosure-or-changing-area/
Make a camp shower enclosure or changing area - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/D8XZ/HQJFLMXN/FU3D8XZHQJFLMXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/D8XZ/HQJFLMXN/FU3D8XZHQJFLMXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/D8XZ/HQJFLMXN/FU3D8XZHQJFLMXN.SMALL.jpg KissyLiz Camping is lots of fun. However most of us enjoy a shower at least once in a while on prolonged trips and not every campground has a shower house. There are lots of instructables on how to make a shower, but what do you do about getting a little privacy while you use it? Here's how to make a quick a...
By: KissyLiz

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:48:19 PST
Sleeping Bag System http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-System/
Sleeping Bag System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris It seems being locked in the house because of snow and cold weather was good for something. I finally completed and uploaded this! This Instructable shows how to make and use my sleeping bag system. This system is essentially a layered sleeping bag that can also be attached to certain hammocks and...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:37:03 PST
Velcro Curtains for Your Camper Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-Curtains-for-Your-Camper-Van/
Velcro Curtains for Your Camper Van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/ARMH/HPVTMVF6/FAOARMHHPVTMVF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/ARMH/HPVTMVF6/FAOARMHHPVTMVF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/ARMH/HPVTMVF6/FAOARMHHPVTMVF6.SMALL.jpg cstewart000 In this instructable we will make some curtains for a camper van. I wanted to use curtains that didnt require a rail system to support the top and bottom as this can interfere with the space inside the van. I therefore opted for some simple  curtains that are velcro-ed in place when required. ...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:18:56 PST
Fire steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-steel/
Fire steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/1TCT/HPTXEZQH/FLA1TCTHPTXEZQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/1TCT/HPTXEZQH/FLA1TCTHPTXEZQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/1TCT/HPTXEZQH/FLA1TCTHPTXEZQH.SMALL.jpg the binks Many people take a lighter or matches camping with them, in the past i've always found these to be unreliable. Whether its forgetting to refill your lighter or damp matches, i find that a fire steel and striker is much better. From lighting the gas stove to lighting a camp fires its my preferred met...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:01:58 PST
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooler-with-Blender-and-Bluetooth/
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/V1MD/HP8F2JFX/F6HV1MDHP8F2JFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/V1MD/HP8F2JFX/F6HV1MDHP8F2JFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/V1MD/HP8F2JFX/F6HV1MDHP8F2JFX.SMALL.jpg grepper I started this project earlier this summer with one goal: have more fun outdoors by bringing my music and tasty blended drinks to the adventure. I know first-hand how much fun it is to have a cooler with speakers, and a portable blender for margaritas and smoothies, because I built myself one of e...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:10:53 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MALAGASY-FIRE-COOKING-STANDS/
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu On a recent work trip to Madagascar I had the opportunity to meet several work crews in the jungle, and witness how the local people had developed a myriad of ways to put a pot over a fire to cook (rice or soup). I would have assumed that a single best setup would have evolved to dominate and render...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Kiddie Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddie-Camper/
Kiddie Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SMALL.jpg mrthurston Kiddie Camper My wife and kids were asking me to build them a playhouse. We live in a rental house and I did not want to make something I would have to later leave behind...so I came up with this instead.We have a large yard and my kids love their PowerWheels jeeps. They are good little vehicle...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:48:57 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SMALL.jpg charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
Cheap and Easy Vintage Style Weatherproofed Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Vintage-Style-Weatherproofed-Gear/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:01:39 PST
Improved Rechargable Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Rechargable-Torch/
Improved Rechargable Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Q6CA/HOKSC3RC/FRKQ6CAHOKSC3RC.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is a hack for turning a fairly useless, dim, shake to recharge torch, into a torch which is bright, long lasting and can still be recharged but not just by shaking. This type of torch usually charges via shaking, and a magnet slides between two coils and charges a tiny three cell battery. The b...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 22:31:21 PST
Pants Daypack/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-DaypackBackpack/
Pants Daypack/Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/KQX2/HOHYNOBL/FICKQX2HOHYNOBL.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka This backpack can be used in an emergency situation when you might have to leave your car to go for help or can be a spur of the moment decision to go for a hike at that beautiful overlook you hadn't expected. There are only 2 items required to make a useful and quick backpack to carry your water bo...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 04:57:45 PST
Make a Tug-O-War Rope out of Grass - By Thomas J. Elpel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tug-O-War-Rope-out-of-Grass-By-Thomas-J-Elp/
Make a Tug-O-War Rope out of Grass - By Thomas J. Elpel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y6NR/HOHYK1I9/F8YY6NRHOHYK1I9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y6NR/HOHYK1I9/F8YY6NRHOHYK1I9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/Y6NR/HOHYK1I9/F8YY6NRHOHYK1I9.SMALL.jpg thomasjelpel Looking for something green, fun, and free to do this summer? Consider making ropes of grass and playing tug-o-war with any group of people—from adults to kids as young as 7 or 8 years old. Building grass ropes requires teamwork and cooperation. Testing the ropes for strength is an opportunity for g...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:32:05 PST
Storage platform for the back of your camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-platform-for-the-back-of-your-Sprinter-van/
Storage platform for the back of your camper van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/FRWF/HO7XQNYU/FSAFRWFHO7XQNYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/FRWF/HO7XQNYU/FSAFRWFHO7XQNYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/FRWF/HO7XQNYU/FSAFRWFHO7XQNYU.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins This is the next step we did in our sprinter van, after doing the insulation for the walls (see http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-insulate-a-camper-van/ ). Since we have a Sprinter with the high roof, we have quite some space in the vertical dimension to organize some storage. Our goal is to h...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:24 PST
Building Hiking Trails http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Hiking-Trails/
Building Hiking Trails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/X6IH/HO7XG909/FITX6IHHO7XG909.SMALL.jpg Glowy Dawn I love to hike.  Where I live there are many great trails. I had never thought about how those trails were created.  Then I worked on a trail crew one summer.  That is when I realized trails do not just pop up overnight.  People work hard to create and maintain trails.  Many areas have volunteer gro...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:42:51 PST
How to make a cot style hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cot-style-hammock/
How to make a cot style hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/MEUF/HNM4ANTP/F65MEUFHNM4ANTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/MEUF/HNM4ANTP/F65MEUFHNM4ANTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/MEUF/HNM4ANTP/F65MEUFHNM4ANTP.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris After spending a night in a bunched end hammock and feeling a little cramped I decided to create a flatter hammock. This Instructable is the result of my efforts. The hammock was designed with my sleeping bag system (not yet published) in mind. When used in conjunction with my sleeping bag system it...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:57:01 PST
Preparing for a Wilderness Canoe Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-for-a-Wilderness-Canoe-Trip/
Preparing for a Wilderness Canoe Trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XIYR/HNXRV4RY/F8BXIYRHNXRV4RY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XIYR/HNXRV4RY/F8BXIYRHNXRV4RY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/XIYR/HNXRV4RY/F8BXIYRHNXRV4RY.SMALL.jpg jimmar57 My first canoe camping trip was more like the world’s strongest man competition than a camping trip. We packed tons of food, gas stoves, gas lanterns, more clothing than needed, heavy tents, camping chairs, children and dogs into heavy rented canoes and paddled to a remote campsite. Portaging was im...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:19:46 PST