Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - outdoor Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:33:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Remove ticks from human skin with a thread
Remove ticks from human skin with a thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Hidden Beer Cooler
Hidden Beer Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Camping Chuck Box
Camping Chuck Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY Plywood Carabiner!
DIY Plywood Carabiner! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Gas Trio Carrier
Gas Trio Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> omni96 Make a simple carrier for gaz stove/grill Buy a 6 pack bottle holder Buy from here: it doesn't work search for: Neoprene 6 Bottle Bag Seperate two parts of the bag Using a seam ripper Finished! Bonus: Use the other part to actually hold...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:56:03 PDT
Chemical freezer for camping
Chemical freezer for camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> ProjectKing Hey guys,As I said it in my profile bio, I am a person who loves all outdoor stuff ( especially when it includes camping ). A few weeks ago just before I finished high school, I went on a dinghy ( 2 person boat ) trip with some of my friends. The night before we left for our three days trip, I reali...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:55:24 PDT
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammers Hello Instructablers.One of Life's greatest pleasures is to prepare food on an open fire in the Great Outdoors. One of the simplest, yet most satisfying meals to cook on a camp fire is the humble grilled sausage or chop. There are hundreds of ways to cook sausages on a fire, but my favourite is the ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:19 PDT
Wooden Outdoor Table
Wooden Outdoor Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> bqzero This is a simple (more or less) table made from 75mmx50mm timber. The construction is made for maximum strength and with a timeless design in mind. Apart from some screws and the wood nothing else is needed no angles no flat connectors.
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:55:42 PDT
Small storage-units from bottlecaps
Small storage-units from bottlecaps - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dop13 I was looking for a cheap and fun way to store matches, herbs for cooking, tinder etc in a dry way for when I was camping. There were a lot of ready solutions at hand in many outdoor-stores, but I wanted a cheap easy container that I could make myself with simple materials en a bit of effort to make...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 15:55:24 PST
How to make an inflatable lightweight swing
How to make an inflatable lightweight swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> janwitc In this tutorial you'll learn how to make a lightweight comfortable swing but still keep it low budget.This swing is designed for children, those who are fond of hiking, tracking in the woods, camping, etc... It weighs so little no other swing could compete. A Prusik knot in the rope makes the lengt...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:54:41 PST
Picnic-swing (Howest 1 ipo 5 Leonard Buyse)
Picnic-swing (Howest 1 ipo 5 Leonard Buyse) - More DIY How To Projects]]> LeonardB2 In this instructable i will show you how you can make your own picnic-swing. The tools and materials you will need. Tools:Drillingmachinea sawSandpaperA jigsawsewingmachineMaterial:RopeStrong fabric (minimum 120 x180)PVC tube 1m (x2)4x Small wooden planks (minimum 6 x 19 ) Sewing the fabric S...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 12:24:27 PST
Backpack swing
Backpack swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> siemenwauters You love long hikes and when you've found that one perfect spot you want to stay there for a while. Or you just love playing outside with the kids and you have lack of a tree in your own backyard. Whatever your reason for clicking this instructable might be its deffinately worth reading.I'm a freshm...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 08:20:33 PST
DIY Portable Swing
DIY Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> ddutré I am a first year student product design at the college university of West-Flanders in Belgium, the Howest. For the course Design and Prototyping we had to make a portable swing, a swing that is super easy to set up randomly in a park or garden and super easy to get out of the tree as well. Furtherm...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 10:01:14 PST
Outdoor Swing
Outdoor Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> liviaDC In this instructable I will explain how you make this easy and comfortable swing that is not too heavy and even strong enough to stay outside and survive the heaviest rainfall. Choosing your materials This part is really important because if you want your swing to stay outside, you need to make s...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 05:28:57 PST
Fold Up Camping/Picnic Table
Fold Up Camping/Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> UrbaneF I like making things out of wood and also enjoy recycling old things that have been thrown away. I have no proper training in crafting but like to have a go at stuff. My wife wanted to buy a collapsible picnic table but I thought I could make one...I liked the idea of a tripod base, to keep it stabl...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:55:42 PST
Berry picker from scrap
Berry picker from scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> YPF This Instructable was a totally spontaneous idea. There was no planning and no preparation behind it. It was made on the spot with hardly any material, just what we had around us. It turns out to be such an effective little device that I feel it's worse sharing the idea.Last week-end, during a picni...

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:59:03 PDT
Camping Meal Clean-Up
Camping Meal Clean-Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> pi526 Cooking meals at a picnic or on a camping trip, I enjoy. Cleaning up afterwards, I don't enjoy! Here's an idea, though, that my family uses when traveling to make it easier to get the plates, cups, pots & pans ready for the next meal. Hot Water? No Problem. Since we cook our meals on a Coleman...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:36:11 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> hchute Sure, you can spend many hours experimenting with f-stops, shutter speeds, filters, post-processing, and HDR... but most of the time these quick-and-easy tips are all it takes to make your outdoor photographs more appealing. Move your subject off-center You've all heard this one before... but it'...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Water bottle holder
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Durable, light and compactable paracord hammock
Durable, light and compactable paracord hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> RehabIsForQuitters I love this hammock! Everything I did to make this is from other Instructables. I found this to be a very ambitious project and it took a lot of time. It took about a month and a half to complete although I did have big breaks between working on it.The frame of it is cobra weave and it is 3' x 7'. I...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 13:19:03 PDT
Simple Slackline
Simple Slackline - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging This is how I made my portable slackline used between to trees that is very reliable. It requires minimal supplies and low cost for hours of entertainment. Make sure you tree's that are going to be strong enough. I reccomend about one foot diameter at least to about a foot and a half. The distance ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:30:50 PDT
Effective Firestarter for the wet weathers
Effective Firestarter for the wet weathers - More DIY How To Projects]]> H.C. Hello every body and welcomeWell, my idea for the firestarter started when I decided with my friend to go out and camp in the woods for some night fishing last weekend...we was out at 23.00 and it was raining here in Sweden for about a week in a row. The temp was about 1 °C and all the wood was soak...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:20:35 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...
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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
Beer Holder
Beer Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging These beverage holders are pretty cool for the garage, backyard, camping, or tailgating. The beverage holder can be disassembled and reassembled very quickly for taking it traveling. This was pretty easy to make, I used 3/4 inch PVC pipe but could used what ever you prefer. I used bigger automotiv...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:32:49 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...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:45:46 PST
12 Volt portable stereo
12 Volt portable stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging These 12 volt stereo coolers are pretty cool and easy to make. I run this on a 12 volt system using an amp to power to speakers. I added a switch on the outside of the cooler also. These are great for camping, tailgating and in the back yard. I have an audio cable coming from the amp with the whit...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 07:47:18 PST
12 volt DC Cooler
12 volt DC Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging These portable 12 volt DC coolers are really cool and works good. You can uses theses in a small room, a tent when camping or even in your car. I use a 12 volt battery to power the DC fans. I used four small fans that I wired together. I cut a square out for the fans and cut a circle out for the c...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:57:24 PST
Ladder Golf
Ladder Golf - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging Rodeo golf, testie toss, ladder golf what ever you call it this is a fun tailgating, camping or back yard game. It is really easy to make and easy to assemble. Tools and Supplies Toolstape measurejig sawsharpee markerSupplies3/4 PVC pipe12 3/4 PVC Tee connectors4 3/4 "L"8 3/4 PVC end capselectr...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:34:33 PST
Giant Jenga
Giant Jenga - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging I thought giant jenga would be a fun game to make. I turned this giant jenga into drinking jenga. This project is fairly easy to make. You only need a few tools to complete this project. Tools and Supplies Toolstape measuretable sawpencilfinishing sandermarkerSupplies2 x 4's2ft by 2ft flat boardc...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 11:24:19 PST
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Cheap and Easy Vintage Style Weatherproofed Gear
Cheap and Easy Vintage Style Weatherproofed Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> XaqFixx The look and functionality of a waxed cotton jacket - like those made by Filson, Belfast, and Barbour - is hard to beat. Water resistant, easily repairable and timeless these coats look good new but look even better with age, like raw denim or a great leather bag - unfortunately like heavy raw denim...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:01:39 PST
'Chunky' outdoor snack - a hack off the beaten track bricobart One of the biggest questions for everyone planning a hike off the beaten track is certainly 'Which or what food to take?!' Energy bars? Power bars? Expedition food? Just-add-boiling-water-(and-still-being-hungry-at-the-end)-meals? Nuts? Raisins? Peanut butter? Living chickens? Pemmican? The list is...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:27:48 PST
The 'Bikers Cheese'
The 'Bikers Cheese' - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart This is a popular recipe among French motorbikers. It's simple, cheap, fast, and it's so delicious you'd sell your mother for it. I can't tell you the dozens of friends I've made while preparing this on hiking journeys. Fire attracts people. Cheese in the fire attracts everybody - and even more wh...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:21:25 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
How to make fire using only a battery 3zero6zero9zero Learn how to make fire using only a battery and steel wool. It is very easy to do. Just buy a 9 volt battery and some steel wool (the finer the better) and rub the battery on the wool. The wool will instantly start to spark. Lighting your tinder and making a fire will be easy like never before. Enjo...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 14:15:51 PDT
Umbrella holder for camp chair Ma Hong Son I usually use camp chair for sketch out door. Some time, i find out a good position for sketch but it's so hot because of sunny. You know, there is more than 6 months of sunny in Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam. So, I need an umbrella. I made this umbrella holder for my camp chair can easy change the hei...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:36:02 PDT
Portable Outdoor Projection Cart Onyx Ibex A quick slideshow of my portable projector for watching movies and projection mapping outdoors. It is not a guide but I will offer some advice for what you need to get started. I used things that I had available (with the exception of the power inverter which I got a good deal on). I recycled a brok...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 17:20:31 PDT
Replace And Repair Tent Poles
Replace And Repair Tent Poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> RickyTaylor Most new tents have glass fiber poles with elastic running through the middle . These poles crack down the middle if you don't tighten your guide ropes enough to stop you tent moving to much . Most tent places like go outdoors keep used ones in stock from old display tents if you ask nicely they mi...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 04:28:47 PDT
How to make a hiking stick with a PVC pipe EldonMartin How to make a walking stick from a 1 inch PVC pipe.  Includes a removable cap to allow access to internal chamber for storage.
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Thu, 9 May 2013 07:12:54 PDT
Camping/ Survival Pack *(Updated)*
Camping/ Survival Pack *(Updated)* - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheGeek1984 *(This pack is not yet complete, but it's close. As soon as I get everything in here that I think I'll need, I will update this instructable as "Complete". And once I get it field tested I'll post a review and probably some video.)* *Disclaimer: I am by no means a professional when it comes to what...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 01:44:56 PDT
DIY- Portable Toolbox Grill- Improved!
DIY- Portable Toolbox Grill- Improved! - More DIY How To Projects]]> bajablue My idea of a great family vacation doesn't include fancy hotel rooms or fine dining.  Hubby and I are literally happy campers sleeping under a ceiling of stars and a quiet campfire to light the night. Every Fall, we take a roadtrip south-of-the-border to sunny Baja California Sur.  The 3-4 day trek...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 10:21:07 PDT
Outdoor Living Skills: Summer Camp Guide poofrabbit Outdoor Living Skills (OLS) is offered at many summer camps across the United States.  During my time working for a children's overnight camp I can tell you this is a VERY popular activity!  Instructables is a wonderful place to get ideas for camp projects, this guide will help you collect and use ...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 09:03:05 PDT
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows!
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows! - More DIY How To Projects]]> pastprimitive My wife, son, and I like to spend a dinner or two month during the spring time before it reaches nuclear heat levels of 90-110 deg F eating dinner outside by our fire pit area we lovingly call the "fire bowl" (Click to see a video of what the fire bowl looks like).  The rabbits, pheasants, bull snak...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:30:57 PDT
Pant Leg Camping Bag - perfect for roasting sticks
Pant Leg Camping Bag - perfect for roasting sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> thenshemade For our family the highlight of any camping trip is the time spent sitting around the fire roasting hotdogs and marshmallows.   A good s'more is truly a treat.  However, for me, keeping track of the roasting sticks is a problem.  Plastic bags don't hold them well and tear quickly.  And tying them to...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:26:06 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
Cheap (4 GBP) LED Tent Lights 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 ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 07:13:47 PDT
Bolo Toss / Ladder Golf A Stable Version FewAcres This was a fun Sunday project. I’ve played this game with the PVC version and I found it to be a bit wobbly. I wanted a more stable (although much less portable) version for my family to play in the yard. It turned out so well, I think I’ll build one for the cottage also. Materials Few 8’ 2x4’s 2...
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Sun, 8 May 2011 19:07:00 PDT
Tree Stand Retrieval Tool
Tree Stand Retrieval Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyoutdoorsman Make a tool to retrieve items dropped while in a tree stand from a #8/0 treble hook, a small magnet, some nylon cord, and a piece of PVC pipe. If you've ever climbed your stand and then dropped a glove, hat, release aid, or other item, you'll appreciate this easy to make tool. The hook should be abl...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 17:36:59 PDT