Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - rope Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:42:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Scouting Knots
Scouting Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: francescapereira

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:13:51 PDT
Simple Slackline
Simple Slackline - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino 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
Make a Tug-O-War Rope out of Grass - By Thomas J. Elpel
Make a Tug-O-War Rope out of Grass - By Thomas J. Elpel - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Make a Wood Carrier that's a Cinch
Make a Wood Carrier that's a Cinch - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobzjr Make this simple, effective, and low cost wood carrier.  You only need two materials.  The picture probably tells you everything you need - but I am posting detailed steps and comments. Traditional wood carriers take more materials and also do not take advantage of the cinching mechanism.  This wor...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 19:49:14 PDT
Camping tips and tricks
Camping tips and tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake For over 30 years my family has been making annual trips to Vermont to go camping in the late Fall.  Over the years it has grown from being just four of us (my Mom, Dad, Sister, and me) to over a dozen people, family and close friends.  I know a lot of people on instructables are into backpack cam...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 20:19:36 PDT
Duct Tape Rope
Duct Tape Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pizzaman01 Round and flat duct tape Supplies Supplies: Duct Tape Sciscors Measuring Tape Cut the duct tape the length you want it. [I'm using about a 2 and a 1/2 foot piece of duct tape for this instructable.] You can fold it in half or roll it up Tie it
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Wed, 1 Jun 2011 17:06:04 PDT
How to Make a Rope swing
How to Make a Rope swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> power1fish Swinging on a rope swing in a local wood, at a campsite or in your own garden is a classic way to spend sunny afternoons relaxing outdoors. Rope swings are a cheap and easy way to have fun and can last a lifetime. To make the swing, you will need: *Some rope, at least 5mm thick  *A heavy object, ...
By: power1fish

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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 15:23:45 PDT
How to clean your climbing rope!
How to clean your climbing rope! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Insomniac This is a project I made to clean my ever-growing number of climbing ropes, as well as the many ropes I use at my local Scout camp's climbing tower.Previously I had only ever used the "big bucket of soapy water" method, until I was introduced to this one this fall. Cleaning a climbing rope regularly...
By: The Insomniac

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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:07:56 PST
Duct Tape Hammock!
Duct Tape Hammock! - More DIY How To Projects]]> oscarthompson Wan't to make a hammock on a budget? This instructable is for you! This instructable will show you how to make a hammock from 2, 50 metre rolls of duct tape and some rope and wood. Hope you enjoy it! Duct tape fabric I made the hammock out of strips of duct tape Arranged in a linear fashion t...
By: oscarthompson

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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 06:07:22 PDT
duct tape hammock/cot
duct tape hammock/cot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mattonater For the duct tape contest, I made a duct tape bed.This was a fun thing to make but, you have to make it to your size.I made mine about 5'5"in. long because im 11 and not very tall so...enjoy. parts heres what you need to make it Around 3 rolls of duct/duck tape 2 3ft.ish thick dowels around...
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:49:14 PDT
Paracord Ladder w/ Wooden Rungs
Paracord Ladder w/ Wooden Rungs - More DIY How To Projects]]> crocboy      In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a rope ladder using standard paracord with wooden rungs.  You can use rope ladders for just about anything, from treehouses to boats to haylofts.  They can also be used as emergency escapes in case of a fire.  This is also one of my entries for the...
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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:22:32 PDT
Paracord Tent or, hobos tent
Paracord Tent or, hobos tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> oldanvilyoungsmith This "ible" is going to show the process of making a tent in 20 (about) minutes. With a few easy supplies: paracord, a tarp, and trees. supplies and tools You will need: Para cord (I actually didn't have enough paracord, so I supplemented with used hay twine) A tarp (painters plastic will work ...
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Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:11:18 PDT
Rope Handgrip for Hiking Stick
Rope Handgrip for Hiking Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> bearmitzvah I was looking for a hand grip for my hiking stick which would not be expensive ad also would work well rain or shine.   The leather grips are nice, but sweaty hands or rain make them slippery.The bonus here is you have a long rope to use in an emergency.The length of the rope you use is going to dep...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:24:02 PDT
How to Make A Turk's Head mchs60chip I haven't been able to find any instructables about making this so i decided to make one here's how to make a turks head
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 11:08:23 PDT
How To Make A "Slip" Chain
How To Make A "Slip" Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> mchs60chip This is a way to shorten rope that my friend and I came up with while we were at a scout camp.It is a chain of slipknots that will come either come undone when both ends are pulled simultaneously or stay together when the end is knotted(This is my first instructable so be vicious with what i could i...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2009 21:10:40 PDT
the hammock hut: a easy to make hammock rain-fly
the hammock hut: a easy to make hammock rain-fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> fidgety2 hammocks are great alternatives to tents. but what do you do when it rains answer. the hammock hut a easy portable cost effective hammock rain fly it takes about 10-15 minutes to set up and can be made using easily available materials (the only exception being the hammock itself also this is my ...
By: fidgety2

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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 08:54:51 PDT
rope elevator
rope elevator - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sun Gear How to make an elevator by using rope.I am not liable for any stupid thing you do like any injuries or even death.(you will probably die if you got a rope to weak and if you made it really high) . first get rope. for length go and measure the hight you want it and multiply it by 4. for its strength...
By: Sun Gear

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Wed, 3 Oct 2007 15:42:04 PDT