Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:24:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Camping Shower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Shower-1/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 22:38:46 PDT
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Simple-BeadBoilie-fish-baitSlingshot-ammo-rol/
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Introduction: Polymer clay bead rollers seem a bit expensive to me. Plus they only make them in one size and a set of shapes. So I thought I could make a quick and simple one for cheap! First off I should make the disclaimer that "I made it at TechShop", so I had a lot of great tools at my dispos...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
Paracord Bracelet Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-Instructions/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 09:55:48 PST
Large portable wood gasifier stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-portable-wood-gasifier-Campfire-in-a-can/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2010 13:19:18 PST
Urban Hay Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Hay-Box/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:11:02 PDT
How to make a log cabin retreat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-log-cabin-retreat/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:45:01 PDT
How to make a Survival Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Survival-Bracelet-1/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:47:13 PST
Cancakes - Mini Pancake cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cancakes---Mini-Pancake-cooker/
Cancakes - Mini Pancake cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SMALL.jpg tz1_1zt The mini cooker is ideal for frying 3" versions of English, American or Scotch pancakes. We have used a 500g fruit tin, but any similar sized tin-can will do. The cooking heat is provided by two tea light candles. Materials and tools Required bits;The cooker body is made from a 500g fruit tin. Th...
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Sun, 13 May 2007 15:16:30 PDT
Ultimate Penny Stove ( Camp / Backpacking Alcohol Stove ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Penny-Stove-Camp-Backpacking-Alcohol-/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:27:02 PST
My Jerky Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jerky-Recipe/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:25:33 PST
Outdoor fire place (Chimenea) from ferrocement http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-fire-place-or-Chimenea-from-ferrocement/
Outdoor fire place (Chimenea) from ferrocement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0ZFY/G51G5S5O/F4A0ZFYG51G5S5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0ZFY/G51G5S5O/F4A0ZFYG51G5S5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/0ZFY/G51G5S5O/F4A0ZFYG51G5S5O.SMALL.jpg thijsatteiltje Our garden is the perfect BBQ spot, a national obsession but when the sun goes down behind our house a 5 o'clock it get's cold straight away thanks to the always prevailing winds here. I wanted to have a fireplace in the garden that would allow our guests to stay comfortable, so I made a Chimenea,...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 15:11:10 PST
Mini Solar Generator (The Grizzy Cub 90) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Solar-Generator-The-Grizzy-Cub-90/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:42:02 PST
Self-pressurizing, chimney-type alcohol stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-pressurizing-chimney-type-alcohol-stove/
Self-pressurizing, chimney-type alcohol stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/KEEA/HEXSG0AB/FXUKEEAHEXSG0AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/KEEA/HEXSG0AB/FXUKEEAHEXSG0AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/KEEA/HEXSG0AB/FXUKEEAHEXSG0AB.SMALL.jpg rmpress In this Instructable, I will show you how to build one of the most efficient types of alcohol stoves: a self pressurizing, chimney-type stove. Disclaimer: This project involves sharp tools, sharp pieces of metal, fuel, and fire.  I take no responsibility for any and all damage that you do by follow...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 19:17:14 PDT
Pitch A Tent Without Poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-A-Tent-Without-Poles/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:55:19 PST
Alternative carry for Fiskars\Gerber hatchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-carry-for-FiskarsGerber-hatchet/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:50:32 PST
Make a camp shower enclosure or changing area http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-camp-shower-enclosure-or-changing-area/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:48:19 PST
Sleeping Bag System http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-System/
Sleeping Bag System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/CNVE/HQBR69ER/FZ7CNVEHQBR69ER.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris It seems being locked in the house because of snow and cold weather was good for something. I finally completed and uploaded this! This Instructable shows how to make and use my sleeping bag system. This system is essentially a layered sleeping bag that can also be attached to certain hammocks and...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:37:03 PST
Velcro Curtains for Your Camper Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-Curtains-for-Your-Camper-Van/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 23:18:56 PST
Fire steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-steel/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:01:58 PST
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boy-Scout-Troop-Summer-Camp-Flag/
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse As you have seen in my other articles, my family is involved in our community.  We spend a great deal of our time supporting the school band programs and also the scouting programs.  A few weeks back, as we were preparing to send the youth to Boy Scout summer camp, we realized that they needed a tro...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:37:31 PDT
How to make a Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Paracord-Bracelet-1/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:01:55 PST
Cooler with Blender, Speaker & More http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooler-with-Blender-and-Bluetooth/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:10:53 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MALAGASY-FIRE-COOKING-STANDS/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Kiddie Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiddie-Camper/
Kiddie Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/N6YM/HOUG29K9/FPAN6YMHOUG29K9.SMALL.jpg mrthurston Kiddie Camper My wife and kids were asking me to build them a playhouse. We live in a rental house and I did not want to make something I would have to later leave behind...so I came up with this instead.We have a large yard and my kids love their PowerWheels jeeps. They are good little vehicle...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:48:57 PST
How To Roll A Tee Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Roll-A-Tee-Shirt/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 00:39:42 PST
Pants Daypack/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-DaypackBackpack/
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 04:57:45 PST
Cheap and Easy Vintage Style Weatherproofed Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Vintage-Style-Weatherproofed-Gear/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 14:01:39 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How to make a cot style hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cot-style-hammock/
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:57:01 PST
How to completely refill a 1lb "disposable" propane Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-completely-refill-a-1lb-disposable-propan/
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 17:09:25 PDT
Preparing for a Wilderness Canoe Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-for-a-Wilderness-Canoe-Trip/
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:19:46 PST
How to insulate a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-insulate-a-camper-van/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 07:54:35 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
The Sleepwalker: A Mobile Sleeping Bag Experience http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sleepwalker-A-Mobile-Sleeping-Bag-Experience/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:39:02 PDT
20 gal Tabletop Washing Machine (4 Da Poor Man) http://www.instructables.com/id/20-gal-Tabletop-Washing-Machine-4-Da-Poor-Man/
20 gal Tabletop Washing Machine (4 Da Poor Man) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CP90/HLPRNZEL/FPYCP90HLPRNZEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CP90/HLPRNZEL/FPYCP90HLPRNZEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/CP90/HLPRNZEL/FPYCP90HLPRNZEL.SMALL.jpg Blofish I like calling this one 'The Fifth Wheel', as you'll see why as we proceed. I don't think Ill be finished with these man-powered washing machines for a while. I'm drawing up plans for a Full Sized Front Loading Washing Machine, as this has seem to open up some more ideas to me. I'm really disappoint...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 01:27:20 PDT
GSI Glacier Bottle Cup Mod, DIY Lids & Lid Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/GSI-Glacier-Bottle-Cup-Mod-DIY-Lids-Lid-Holder/
GSI Glacier Bottle Cup Mod, DIY Lids & Lid Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/QXFU/HMEXSLNN/F33QXFUHMEXSLNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/QXFU/HMEXSLNN/F33QXFUHMEXSLNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/QXFU/HMEXSLNN/F33QXFUHMEXSLNN.SMALL.jpg MacGyver9 Bottle cups are one of the most common items in an everyday backpack. They are popular, most notably because a 32 oz Nalgene water bottle sits neatly in the cup, thereby saving space when backpacking. Probably the most recognizable of the bottle cups are the GSI Glacier Bottle Cup and the Ozark Trai...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 06:22:20 PDT
Keyless Door Lock For Schoolie Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyless-Door-Lock-For-Schoolie-Project/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 18:15:24 PDT
Making a removable sternum strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-removable-sternum-strap/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:51:40 PDT
Single Person Mosquito Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Person-Mosquito-Shelter/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:53:56 PDT
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
Playhouse Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Playhouse-Fort/
Playhouse Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D86V/HLO2GCMQ/F7GD86VHLO2GCMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D86V/HLO2GCMQ/F7GD86VHLO2GCMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/D86V/HLO2GCMQ/F7GD86VHLO2GCMQ.SMALL.jpg rchauhan6 I saw how expensive these were to buy and I thought I could build one for my son in a budget. So here you are, all for around £300. Sketch It Out Write down or draw what you want to build. I did quite a few sketches first. Find A Place To Build We had a great spot to build on at the b...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:05:45 PDT
Rocket Camper Revealed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Camper-Revealed/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:29:48 PDT
Roof top car camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-top-car-camper/
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Sat, 6 Jan 2007 12:26:13 PST
How To Make Cheap Easy Fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Cheap-Easy-Fire-starters/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:40:04 PDT
Army Ranger Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Army-Ranger-Beads/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 08:45:22 PDT
Let´s Quest !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Quest-/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:56:18 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Gray-B-Gon wind-powered evapotron for graywater disposal http://www.instructables.com/id/Gray-B-Gon-wind-powered-evapotron-for-graywater-di/
Gray-B-Gon wind-powered evapotron for graywater disposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SMALL.jpg Larry Breed Here is a wind-powered graywater evaporation device for your Burning Man camp.  It will eliminate, legally and responsibly, all the wastewater produced in a medium-size camp, or several small camps.  (Except for what belongs in a porta-potty.) Burners dispose of their graywater in many ways, from "...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 11:57:48 PDT
MIDGE gasifier campstove http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDGE-gasifier-campstove/
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 17:49:23 PDT