Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - outdoors http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:52:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bondic How-To - Fix A Leaking Air Mattress http://www.instructables.com/id/Bondic-How-To-Fix-a-Leaking-Air-Mattress/
Bondic How-To - Fix A Leaking Air Mattress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7L6Z/IQYT4JOP/FED7L6ZIQYT4JOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7L6Z/IQYT4JOP/FED7L6ZIQYT4JOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/7L6Z/IQYT4JOP/FED7L6ZIQYT4JOP.SMALL.jpg Bondic An air mattress can be as pricey as they are comfy and there is nothing more frustrating than a deflating bed while you are sleeping. Luckily with Bondic, you can create an air tight seal on top of any hole in 4 seconds flat. Check out this Instructable for how you do it! Never heard of Bondic? Clic...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:45 PDT
DIY Flat-Pack Collapsible Cooking Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flat-Pack-Collapsible-Cooking-Skewers/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:32 PDT
The Base Camp Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Base-Camp-Trailer/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 22:51:08 PDT
Flat Pack Solar Oven (200°+) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Solar-Oven-200/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:47:04 PDT
How To Make Easy Campfire Pizza http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Easy-Campfire-Pizza/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 21:44:16 PDT
Portable Cable run for dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cable-Run-for-Dogs/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:59:42 PDT
Hiking Stick to Selfie Stick and Back Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Stick-to-Selfie-Stick-and-Back-Again/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 19:55:38 PDT
DIY Homemade Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Fire-Starters/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 08:10:45 PDT
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Trailer-Boxes-Within-a-Box/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 14:13:15 PDT
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Mini-Rotisserie-Roast-Tiny-Foods-Like-a-Champi/
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SMALL.jpg BioLite So this started as BioLite's annual April Fools Email, but all joking aside, we quickly realized we could give outdoor gourmets a fun and easy way to build their own mini-rotisserie, powered by just about any USB source. S'more lovers, rejoice! Your perfect marshmallow is awaits. This whole project ...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:53:39 PDT
Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Shelter/
Shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GXM3/IMATIOXM/FIIGXM3IMATIOXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GXM3/IMATIOXM/FIIGXM3IMATIOXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/GXM3/IMATIOXM/FIIGXM3IMATIOXM.SMALL.jpg Treeson Off grid semi-permanent shelter in the woods Gather materials:Reclaimed twin-line clear roofing materialH4 treated 100mmx100mm posts 2.4mH3 treated 100mmx50mm at aproximately 3.2mPacking timber various lengths used for side rails and attatching clear roofing to side rails.Corrugated Iron sheetsN...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:06:07 PDT
Organizing a mini first aid kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Organizing-a-Mini-First-Aid-Kit/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:36:29 PST
Camping Hacks to Help Make Your Next Trip Awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Hacks-to-Help-Make-Your-Next-Trip-Awesome/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 07:23:55 PST
Multi-hammock pitch kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-hammock-Pitch-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:12:03 PST
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-clear-tarp-tent-2P/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:00:48 PST
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL http://www.instructables.com/id/AMMO-CAN-STOVE-USES-3-TYPES-OF-FUEL/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:36:12 PDT
Camping spoonfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-spoonfork/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 11:31:27 PDT
Camping Muffin Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Muffin-Maker-Survival-in-Style/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 10:32:12 PDT
Camp for FREE in National Forests http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-camp-for-FREE-in-National-Forests/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 14:54:23 PDT
Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Teardrop-Camping-Trailer/
Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/URIG/IEY3710H/FBYURIGIEY3710H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/URIG/IEY3710H/FBYURIGIEY3710H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/URIG/IEY3710H/FBYURIGIEY3710H.SMALL.jpg ppeters0502 While preparing for my wedding this past June, I started planning a trip for our honeymoon. We thought about doing an old-fashioned great American road trip, but wanted something a little more comfortable to stay in than a tent. While planning some of the places we would be visiting, I started to lo...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:46:45 PDT
10 minutes Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minutes-Alcohol-Stove/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 22:10:50 PDT
Glow in the dark guy lines (camping) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-guy-lines-camping/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 02:00:46 PDT
Orange Muffins on the Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Muffins-on-the-Fire/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:18:15 PDT
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterwheel-Rotisserie-Pulled-Pork-A-sustainable-gr/
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex River Side Rotisserie Pulled Pork !!! Just the sound of that can get the attention of just about anyone,I have had this idea for some time now and finally got the chance to try it out. As the world shifts to cleaner forms of energy use what could be a better way of rotisserie cooking then using the...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:29:27 PDT
DIY Super Cool Play Tent for Kids - Easy to build! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Cool-Play-Tent-for-Kids-Easy-to-build/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:36:50 PDT
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wash-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:27:40 PDT
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/
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SMALL.jpg 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
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/
Tire Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SMALL.jpg mackderin This is a step-by-step process on how to make a tire chair. There's only a few simple steps that will create a fun, spunky, and unique chair that will catch peoples eyes. You can use this chair in your yard, your bedroom, or even to watch a sports game!To make this chair of joy just like me you shou...
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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/
Cheap flash light mod for high visibility. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Ever since Prometheus bestowed upon man fire, light has been our constant companion. Weather it be banishing the boogie man or brandishing light upon a couple teens necking in an old camero, light is a constant source of comfort in dark times.All that being said, some times it damn near impossible t...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 16:27:58 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SMALL.jpg Escalante Slim This bottle cooler uses an absorbent sleeve, insulation layer, and waterproof breathable fabric jacket to enable evaporative cooling of a beverage container without the mess of having an exposed wet media. The evaporative cooling water is contained within the waterproof jacket, so the exterior surfa...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
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 .95c eachtwo, 2" T's $3.11 eachone, 2" Y 3.11one, 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 1...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 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
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/
Tent Rainfly Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FTJO/I0VOYVVY/FZ2FTJOI0VOYVVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FTJO/I0VOYVVY/FZ2FTJOI0VOYVVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FTJO/I0VOYVVY/FZ2FTJOI0VOYVVY.SMALL.jpg tgreen588 The purpose of this Instructable is 3 fold. 1) Improve air circulation and help remove condensation buildup inside the tent. As well as keep any condensation that does form away from your head/feet.2) Add stability to the tent in high wind environments3) Help shed rain away from the base of the ten...
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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/
Off-road Adventure Expedition Trailer for Overlanding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/PQ94/HZNYI7GK/F7GPQ94HZNYI7GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/PQ94/HZNYI7GK/F7GPQ94HZNYI7GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/PQ94/HZNYI7GK/F7GPQ94HZNYI7GK.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo I love the outdoors. I go camping and exploring every chance I get. I also work as an archaeologist, which means I get to spend more nights in a tent than most people. I always wished I could just have everything packed and ready to go at a moment's notice. When I saw my first "expedition trailer" i...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:28:50 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
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/
Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GGN9/HY12FQH7/FS9GGN9HY12FQH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GGN9/HY12FQH7/FS9GGN9HY12FQH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GGN9/HY12FQH7/FS9GGN9HY12FQH7.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking Camping is one of my all-time favorite pastimes. Growing up in Colorado, this meant long family drives to national parks with a pop-up camper in tow or treks into the mountains for weekend backpacking adventures, with surrounding views of the Rocky Mountains.In Florida, most camping I've found is fa...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:42 PDT
Portable Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Generator/
Portable Solar Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/J8CH/HXYZ28TD/FIYJ8CHHXYZ28TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/J8CH/HXYZ28TD/FIYJ8CHHXYZ28TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/J8CH/HXYZ28TD/FIYJ8CHHXYZ28TD.SMALL.jpg victorg6546 The photo above is not mine!That being said, I will be making another voyage to burning man this year, and i had decided to come with some power this time! I just built a portable swamp cooler to take with me to burning man this year and needed to add a few more things to my gear.One of the great th...
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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/
Hammock Bug Net Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/ICR7/HXQMWFWN/F12ICR7HXQMWFWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/ICR7/HXQMWFWN/F12ICR7HXQMWFWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/ICR7/HXQMWFWN/F12ICR7HXQMWFWN.SMALL.jpg cdveltri I recently got into hammock camping about a year ago when I made my own hammock and wanted a bug net to go along with the hammock. I quickly discovered that the nets sold for hammocks are not cheap, so I started to research some DIY options. I found a few different designs and fabric suggestions on ...
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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/
DIY Inexpensive Lightweight Tent Footprint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/07EX/HXDJJSVM/FC907EXHXDJJSVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/07EX/HXDJJSVM/FC907EXHXDJJSVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/07EX/HXDJJSVM/FC907EXHXDJJSVM.SMALL.jpg rickosgood For this project you will need some 6 mil plastic. You can find this in the hardware store, usually in the paint section near the drop cloth's and tarps.You will also need a grommet kit. I used 3/8" grommets, but the size will depend on the diameter of your tent stakes. Get the smallest size that yo...
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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/
Make your own Teepee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/K3ZQ/HWX44265/F3LK3ZQHWX44265.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/K3ZQ/HWX44265/F3LK3ZQHWX44265.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/K3ZQ/HWX44265/F3LK3ZQHWX44265.SMALL.jpg the tat2artist Here's how my wife and I made our own Teepee that we use for camping and going to Rendezvous. It is very spacious inside with room for 6 adults plus our gear and we can have a fire inside for those cold nights. The building was pretty easy and quick and only cost about $150 in materials for the co...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:24:41 PDT
Scouting Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouting-Knots/
Scouting Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SMALL.jpg francescapereira These knots are described for scouts, but most of them have critical uses in other environments. In this instructable I will teach you the basic scouting knots. These knots will teach you how to Join Ends of Two Ropes, Lashings, Attach Rope to Pole, Ring, Cleat, Shorten a Rope without Cutting, Lift ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:13:51 PDT