Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - light Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:35:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer
Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Heeboore If you have an tent that has lost or never had sufficient waterproofing on the bottom, then you probably know how unpleasant it is to wake up in the middle of the night and discover that you are sleeping in a puddle. The Semi-Bivy provides an completely waterproof layer that also provides insulation...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 20:09:33 PDT
Lightweight LED bottle lights
Lightweight LED bottle lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> thijsv Lightweight camping doesn't have to be boring and without style. This Instructable helps you to make your own 7 gram glamping lights to set a party atmosphere around your camping spot. All you need are some basic tools you find around the house, some electrical tape, colourful LEDs, coin cell batter...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
Flower Pot Heater - DIY
Flower Pot Heater - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ehlers_TV Today I'll show you how to build a candle powered heater, using a few flower clay pots , nuts, washers........and candles.Clay/Terracotta flower pots absorb the thermal energy of the candles and convert it into radiant space heat. It reaches temperatures of 160F to 180F and stays hot for hours. CAUT...
By: Ehlers_TV

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:19:39 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People - More DIY How To Projects]]> Imetomi Now is summer, lot of people are going enjoy the wildlife while camping in the nature. If you ever slept in the nature in a tent you know how formidable is to hear the noise of any beast in the darkness, (example a bear). There are some techniques to flee from a bear but the best is remain far from ...
By: Imetomi

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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 01:47:22 PDT
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10
Make a red head-torch for astronomy - Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: Sir__Walter

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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 21:56:43 PDT
Camping light
Camping light - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmh474 Welcome to my very first instructible.Im going to be taking my family on our first ever camping trip, (which we are looking ford to), after looking at list of advised camping equipment, i started my hunt for the trip, but i could not find a light i wanted so being a big fan of instructable i thought...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:39:19 PDT
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]]> 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
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> zeropt Most flashlights nowadays use store bought alkaline batteries to power them. Battery companies are making their batteries last longer and longer. After a good camping trip, most batteries will run out after the constant use. There are rechargeable batteries such as Ni-Mh and Ni-Cd rechargeable batte...
By: zeropt

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:34:43 PST
A light portable swing
A light portable swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> niels.carnoy This a schoolproject where the mission was to make a swing,which you can take with you to the park and is easily to use Buy your materials The things you wil need to buy are- 15 meters of polyester rope - 2 cord tensioners ( make sure you buy the right size ) - 3 multiplex plates from 4mm x510x16...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 10:46:40 PST
Smartphone water bottle lamp
Smartphone water bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 It's perfect for camping. All you need isa smartphonea flashlight appa clear plastic bottle full with water Set up Fill a clear plastic bottle with waterturn on the flashlight (app) of your smartphoneput the water filled bottle on the flashlight of your smartphone
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5!
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! - More DIY How To Projects]]> MechanicalMashup At night when camping or having a campfire in your back yard. Finding 'your' drinks in the cooler is a pain. You cannot see what drink is yours in the dark of night. Then you freeze your hands fishing around in the ice pulling several out that are not yours. Finally, in pain, you pull your frozen cl...
By: MechanicalMashup

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
Tent stake marker
Tent stake marker - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 st...
By: mikeasaurus

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:54:56 PDT
Easy Star Jar Lantern
Easy Star Jar Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mcsmithy This is a super easy star jar lantern I made for my kid's when we go out camping. Its solar powered so no worrying about batteries ' Materiels Materiels needed:1 wide mouth mason jar1 can of glitter spray paint 1 small solar light powder glitter strip of ribbon glue gun these last three items are...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 15:15:49 PDT
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells)
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) - More DIY How To Projects]]> VentureScout This is a cool way to store/carry your matches on your outdoor adventures. Its waterproof and you can even pack some firelighting tinder into it as well. But the best bit is that its made out of shotgun shells. What you will need: 2 Shotgun Shells (used!)  1 Box of Matches 1 Candle  1 Knife 1 Plier...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:43:20 PDT
Solar led light Bucket
Solar led light Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging These solar light buckets are pretty cool easy to make and a great gift. All you do is put yard solar lights in a white 5 gallon bucket add some stickers and you have a great yard light. Also if you silicone the solar lights so that there water proof you can take it camping for a night light and a...
By: buildingandblogging

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:33:44 PDT
12 volt led light
12 volt led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging I needed a light that I could run of my 12 volt battery system. I decided to make this led light out of an old case I had laying around. I cut holes in the top for the leds. I used 12 which is pretty bright. I have a resistor in series with the leds. I have one resistor for every 3 leds. I also ad...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:44:30 PST
L.E.D strip 12 volt lantern
L.E.D strip 12 volt lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging I needed a good lantern for camping, so I deceided to make a 12 volt lantern that I run off of my 12 volt batteries. I used LED strip lighting for the illumination. I wrapped the the led strip around an empty toilet paper holder. I used glue to make sure that it stuck. I soldered red and black wir...
By: buildingandblogging

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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:45:46 PST
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater
Tea Light Radiant Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> az√ľkiBEAN This is a simple space heater; and as the name implies, the heat source is a tea light candle. This is going into my camper, so it's actually fairly small.I imagine something like this being lit during a bath or shower to prevent the mirrors from fogging up -of course it'd have to sit next to said m...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:07:02 PST
Side Burner Can Stove
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Simple Frosted Glass LED Lantern
Simple Frosted Glass LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> jm31181 IKEA lantern with LEDs Materials IKEA lantern 30 led string fairy string lights Assembly 1)make battery cover black.2)attach battery case to top interior of lantern.3)crunch up light string and hang inside lantern. Frost Glass With Etching Solution create frosted glass
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 15:47:44 PST
Camp light / Bucket light
Camp light / Bucket light - More DIY How To Projects]]> droid61 A great camp light for campground camping made from a cheap 5 gallon bucket. Camp light is mounted on a 8 foot PVC pole. You will need bucket with a lid, a fixture mount, a fixture cover and attaching bolts, a light fixture with bulb. Attach the fixture mounting to the underside of the lid u...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:18:30 PDT
Simple Altoids tin flashlight
Simple Altoids tin flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> zelda81596 Here is a simple project to make a flashlight out of an Altoids tin in 15 minutes or less.  Gathering the supplies and tool Lets begin with getting everything needed Tool: - Soldering iron - Hot glue gun - Solder - Soldering flux - Tin snips - Drill bit the same size as o.d of bulb socket (not ...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:01:56 PDT
camping light up slippers hack
camping light up slippers hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> coolbeansbaby68 Camping with these homemade camping led light up slippers will protect your feet and toes while they light up the way to the bathroom in the middle of the night while camping.Its a simple but brilliant idea to save those toes from harms way. Materials (1) a pair of thick fuzzy slippers (2)  two ...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 18:37:38 PDT
Redneck Torch pyromanic In this Instructable i will be showing you how to make a redneck torch. Enjoy The Pyromanic
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:12:55 PST
Rechargeable LED Work/Camp Light
Rechargeable LED Work/Camp Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ricoda Here's my first Instructable, A waterproof rechargeable led Light suitable for work or great for camping. It's pretty simple to make with a few materials and parts, most of which i purchased off Ebay. Any kid who picks this up and turns it on instantly becomes Darth vader waving it around like a idi...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 22:42:46 PST
How to make a Streamlight Stylus Pro easier to turn on
How to make a Streamlight Stylus Pro easier to turn on - More DIY How To Projects]]> lillging This instructable will demonstrate how to make a streamlight stylus pro easier to turn on. Some may find that the Stylus Pro is difficult to turn on an off due to the length of travel of the button. Disassemble the tail cap of the Stylus Pro Rotate the tail cap counter clockwise until it comes of...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 18:09:43 PDT
Pimp my Petzl!
Pimp my Petzl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ubbo Being a fan of the EDC-concept I recently thought about how to carry my Petzl headlamp in a comfortable and compact way. Now I want to share my idea and i hope you like it! What you need: - Petzl (or similar) Headlamp - spare batteries - small Ziploc-bag - small snap-hook or carabiner - hair tie...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 09:48:24 PST
candle powered lantern
candle powered lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> the doctor who here is how i made a lantern for camping with materials i found around the house holes making the handle cutting holes in candles mounting candles now lite it
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 20:04:43 PDT
Expedition Light
Expedition Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Admiral Aaron Ravensdale Hi all, I like to show you my very small Expedition Light. I use the same circuit like I show you in my Steampunk Plasma Bulb with Clock Gear. If you want you can say it’s only a Mod but I think it’s a completely different project. First of all you need some parts: 1x Flashlight circuit out of a dis...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:14:42 PDT
How to lighten your pack. (Backpacking)
How to lighten your pack. (Backpacking) - More DIY How To Projects]]> dkop1 Here's how to lighten the load of your backpacking pack, from what I've learned through my experience backpacking. Hope they help some of you, and they wont all be "buy really expensive stuff". Split it up: One of the things we always do while backpacking is split up any shared gear. Tent partner...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 06:20:58 PDT
Building a Fire With Purchased Wood
Building a Fire With Purchased Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> middlenamefrank There are several instructables on lighting a fire, and there are lots of good ideas in them. Mostly, however, they utilize the "tepee" method, and I've never been able to make that work out very well. My main problem is that it just isn't very stable -- it's difficult to build, difficult to light, ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:03:12 PDT
Cheap (4 GBP) LED Tent Lights
Cheap (4 GBP) LED Tent Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhantomFreak So, I’ve wanted to create a really cheap set of in tent lighting based around LEDs and stumbled upon a really easy way of doing it with purchases from a Pound shop (or 99¢ store). Firstly, you need to buy the following… - A set of battery powered LED Christmas / Parasol lights. - A pack of safety ...
By: PhantomFreak

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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 07:13:47 PDT
Duct tape backpack
Duct tape backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> 9mvp9 This takes Duct tape wallet to a whole new level. It has two small pouches. if you were to make one, you could add a bigger pouch. Simple, lightweight, nice.
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 07:25:06 PDT
Flash Wars
Flash Wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> bendog38 The game of semi-realistic warfare in which you create a battle scene at night in a forest with your Boy Scout Troop. I know my past versions of this have been a little vague, but this one will take me more than 30 minutes to make. In this version, you will use flashlights as weapons.  This is sim...
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 11:26:16 PDT
Sugru Torch Grip
Sugru Torch Grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hiddenpower Have you always been frustrated that your torch runs away when you put it down on its side? Find it hard to keep hold of it when you go out on long excursions where it's useful? So did I, which is why when I received a pack of Sugru I went straight to work modding my Maglite. Ingredients This i...
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Sat, 4 Sep 2010 06:30:56 PDT
Ultralight Bottle Cap Stove!
Ultralight Bottle Cap Stove! - More DIY How To Projects]]> woody558 This is an Ultra Light stove made with bottle caps. This is easy to make and it weighs next to nothing! Materials You will need:2 Bottle capsa naila hammerpliersrubbing/isopropyl alcohola match or a lighter Let's get started! Use the pliers to bend back the rim of one bottle cap. Make the Fi...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2009 12:03:31 PDT
Lightweight Backpacking Spice Kit
Lightweight Backpacking Spice Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> myckro Here I will show you how you can take all your spices with you in a lightweight and secure container to your next backpacking trip!I have seen an instructable on this and I thought I could make it easier for you... ...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2009 10:02:54 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Backpacking Spice Kit (only 1oz.)
Ultra-Lightweight Backpacking Spice Kit (only 1oz.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> thatoneguydavid I like to cook, and I like to hike, so naturally I like to cook while I hike. In order to make some interesting and tasty meals on the trail, I put together a small spice kit. I decided to make my own kit mainly because I could not find anything i liked available commercially. That and it was sup...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:22:12 PDT
Pocket Sized Lantern
Pocket Sized Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> smh Here in Pakistan we suffer from frequent power outages that last hours. Since I'm a university student, I needed a portable source of light but I found that candles weren't bright enough. I came up with a simple mini lantern that takes less than 5 minutes to make but lasts for hours. I hope you guys...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 04:38:31 PDT
How To Make A Campfire
How To Make A Campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> lobo_pal If you are camping, or are lost in the woods, the most important thing to your survival is warmth. I don't know if you have ever done wilderness survival training with out a sleeping bag or tent, but let me tell you, without a fire mine was cold. I wasn't allowed to make a fire, but if I ever need t...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2008 18:18:46 PDT
Altoids Tin Emergency Candle
Altoids Tin Emergency Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> EaKLondon This is my first instructable and I decided to make an Altoids emergency candle, since I had a tin lying around and have not seen one. This is used if the power goes out or if you need a candle say when camping or if you are traveling. There are five wicks in the candle, matches and strikers within ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2008 15:57:18 PDT