Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - outdoors http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 03:38:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build a DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-DIY-Micro-Camper/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:23 PDT
Clean boot tread http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-boot-tread/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:16:25 PDT
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-with-Crayons-A-Recycled-Firestarter/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:20:39 PDT
How to make an Archery Target http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Archery-Target/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:58:44 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/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
Predator Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Predator-Burner/
Predator Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/SKWA/IAG0FZC8/FKUSKWAIAG0FZC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/SKWA/IAG0FZC8/FKUSKWAIAG0FZC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/SKWA/IAG0FZC8/FKUSKWAIAG0FZC8.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Predator burner by Burned by Design...see more creations at https://www.facebook.com/BurnedbyDesign Face Off To get the shape of the head I chopped off the bottom and welded it back on to create the sloping forehead. Get Your Weld On Check out my page for full details at https://www.facebook.c...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 04:56:43 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Solar Tent Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tent-Light/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:25:31 PDT
Cheap flash light mod for high visibility. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flash-light-mod-for-high-visibility/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 16:27:58 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
Reflector oven for campfires http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflector-oven-for-campfires/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
Camo Your Firearm http://www.instructables.com/id/Camo-Your-Firearm/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:51:53 PST
When is a yurt NOT a yurt? http://www.instructables.com/id/When-is-a-yurt-NOT-a-yurt/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 23:53:57 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
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Backcountry-Camping-Preparation-Checklis/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
Tent Rainfly Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Rainfly-Modification/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 17:38:04 PDT
Off-road Adventure Expedition Trailer for Overlanding http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-road-Adventure-Expedition-Trailer-for-Overland/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:28:50 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/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:52:29 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Easy Camping First Aid Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Camping-First-Aid-Kit/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:15:19 PDT
What to Bring to Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-Bring-to-Burning-Man/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:31:03 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
Portable Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Generator/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:40:13 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
DIY Inexpensive Lightweight Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Lightweight-Tent-Footprint/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:31:53 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
Scouting Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouting-Knots/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:13:51 PDT
LED Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tiki-Torch/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:08:56 PDT
Deer Antler Key Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-Antler-Key-Chain/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:35:00 PDT
DIY Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Char-Cloth/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:16 PDT
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Three-Marshmallow-Toaster/
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SMALL.jpg glassgiant The only thing better than a toasted marshmallow is a perfectly toasted marshmallow.   You can make 'em three at a time with this.  You can also roast hotdogs, weiners, footlongs and tubesteaks.  So, it's versatile. You'll need some wood glue, 3/4 inch stock, 1/4 inch birch plywood,  3/8 inch spruc...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:25 PDT
Simple and Clean Penny Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Clean-Penny-Stove/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:05:51 PDT
Knot display board http://www.instructables.com/id/Knot-display-board/
Knot display board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/BX8H/HSBWO12Z/F4JBX8HHSBWO12Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/BX8H/HSBWO12Z/F4JBX8HHSBWO12Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/BX8H/HSBWO12Z/F4JBX8HHSBWO12Z.SMALL.jpg buildingandblogging If you are into survival knowing how to tie knots can be very useful. Making this stand help me understand how to tie different knots for different situations. I used paracord for the cordage for this project. You can add any other knots that suit you best. Supplies and tools Toolsjig sawdrill...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:19:43 PST
12 volt DC Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-DC-Cooler/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:57:24 PST
How To Make Feather Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Feather-Sticks/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:48:41 PST
How To Make A Fire With A Gum Wrapper And A Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fire-With-A-Gum-Wrapper-And-A-Batter/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:55:28 PST
Homemade Deer Persimmon Attractant http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Deer-Persimmon-Attractant/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/7QUE/HPJ05A06/F6N7QUEHPJ05A06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/7QUE/HPJ05A06/F6N7QUEHPJ05A06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/7QUE/HPJ05A06/F6N7QUEHPJ05A06.SMALL.jpg Bootleg Outdoors   Homemade Persimmon Extract/Scent Attractant for Deer Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of Persimmon slices 2 Cups of Scentless Alcohol (e.g. vodka) 1/8 Cups of Water Directions: Combine ingredients in air tight container and store in dark room for about two months. Also, shake container for a minute once...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 19:22:23 PST
Home Made Mosquito Repelant http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Mosquito-Repelant/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:09:49 PST
Food Storage Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-Storage-Can-Stove/
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:32:18 PST
Repairing a Broken Instant Canopy http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Broken-Instant-Canopy/
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:24:58 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-An-Ultimate-Outdoor-Manly-FirePit-Complete-W/
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SMALL.jpg 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
Building my primitive camping truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-my-primitive-camping-truck/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
Let´s Quest !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Quest-/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:56:18 PDT
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SMALL.jpg Justinvent Whether you need a tent quick, want to lighten your pack or forgot your tent at home this Instructable is for you. The tarp tent is not my invention but hopefully this new pitching method will make lightweight tarp camping possible for more outdoorsmen.  This tent can be constructed using objects mo...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 PDT
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-cooking-simplicity-in-30-minutes-or-less/
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SMALL.jpg babysaving Every time I go camping I struggle to keep it simple and organized. We're talking tent camping for the backpacker. I hate to pull out tubs of items. Let's keep it simple, people. That's where this instructable is applicable! Get yourself a bag Whether you go to the thrift store, dollar store or y...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 07:48:56 PDT
Repair A Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-A-Sleeping-Bag/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:44:47 PDT
Rocket stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-stove-1/
Rocket stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XZOD/HDRS63QF/FX1XZODHDRS63QF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XZOD/HDRS63QF/FX1XZODHDRS63QF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/XZOD/HDRS63QF/FX1XZODHDRS63QF.SMALL.jpg paintphone In this Instructable the making of a rocket stove for cooking is being made.  The construction of this stove comprises of the following: - 1 Tin/Galvanized garbage can and or waste bin - 4 inch 90 degree elbow metal piping - metal sheers and or dremel with diamond cutting disks - A coffee can or oth...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:46:38 PDT