Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 May 2018 14:13:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable Camping and Surfing Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Camping-and-Surfing-Shower/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:58:53 PDT
Backcountry Baking for Every Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Backcountry-Baking-for-Every-Budget/
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Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:29:47 PDT
Aluminum Beer Bottle Stove - 2 Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Bottle-Stove-2-Piece/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 20:36:14 PST
Satellite Dish Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Dish-Solar-Cooker-1/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:06:43 PST
Backpacking Food Packets http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Food-Packets/
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Wed, 3 Nov 2010 18:49:00 PDT
Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Roof-Rack-With-Accessories/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:13:48 PDT
No Knead ''Stick Bread'' |Quick Recipe for Camping use http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Knead-Stick-Bread-Quick-Recipe-for-Camping-use/
No Knead ''Stick Bread'' |Quick Recipe for Camping use - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SMALL.jpg Pheiso Nothing like the great taste of bread over embers....!This recipe is quick, easy to follow, and will give you a most wonderful bread we lovingly call ''Stick Bread'' because it is cooked over a stick.There are so many reasons to make your own dough!! It's easy, it tastes better, it is healthier, and...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:22:02 PDT
Cheap, easy home-made leather knife sheath from used leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-home-made-leather-knife-sheath-from-us/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:25:32 PST
Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Filter-2/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 01:20:07 PDT
Truck Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Solar-Panel/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:19:38 PDT
Scouting Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouting-Knots/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:13:51 PDT
Camp Sink - Temporary Hand Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Sink-Temporary-Hand-Washing-Station/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:48:01 PDT
Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Restoring-Viking-ish/
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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 11:59:42 PST
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Kilt-Skirt-for-Hiking/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:23:10 PDT
Backpack Webbing Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Webbing-Hack/
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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:03:55 PST
Dutch Oven Chicken and Rice http://www.instructables.com/id/Dutch-Oven-Chicken-and-Rice/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 23:09:58 PST
Birch Bark Resin: Bug Repellent http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Resin-Bug-Repellent/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:35:20 PDT
MYOG Ultralight Down Sleeping Bag/quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/MYOG-Ultralight-Down-Sleeping-Bagquilt/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:24:38 PDT
For the Budding Geologist: How to take the dip measurement of a slope http://www.instructables.com/id/For-the-Budding-Geologist-How-to-take-the-dip-mea/
For the Budding Geologist: How to take the dip measurement of a slope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/51CO/GSUSNFOU/FFJ51COGSUSNFOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/51CO/GSUSNFOU/FFJ51COGSUSNFOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/51CO/GSUSNFOU/FFJ51COGSUSNFOU.SMALL.jpg jonas078 Tired of looking at sloped rock beds and not knowing the angle at which they are tilted? Allow me to help you put your curiosity to rest. Materials You Will Need: 1) Compass with clinometer 2) Water 3) Sloped Surface Note: Place your cursor arrow over the yellow boxes in most pictures for further ...
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Tue, 27 Sep 2011 11:04:16 PDT
Fold Flat Dollar Mini Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Flat-Mini-Dollar-Wood-Stove/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:33:54 PDT
RV Awning Tension Adjustment http://www.instructables.com/id/RV-Awning-Tension-Adjustment/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:44:25 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Doblar la ropa para la mochila http://www.instructables.com/id/Doblar-la-ropa-para-la-mochila/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2011 13:11:36 PDT
GerTee - Portable tent home made of recycled materials http://www.instructables.com/id/GerTee-Portable-tent-home-made-of-recycled-materia/
GerTee - Portable tent home made of recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/43Q7/FD80BO70/FGQ43Q7FD80BO70.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/43Q7/FD80BO70/FGQ43Q7FD80BO70.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/43Q7/FD80BO70/FGQ43Q7FD80BO70.SMALL.jpg AlaskanTentLady Gertees are round houses made of sticks and poles tied together with zipties and covered with cloth or other materials. Each one is as unique as the owner who builds it.All ger/yurts can be tailor made to fit any kind of budget. Many builders world-wide offer varieties of the yurt at prices ranging...
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Fri, 29 Feb 2008 11:05:26 PST
Stay Warm with the Heiny Heater! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-Warm-with-the-Heiny-Heater/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2009 14:40:03 PST
Replace your hydration system hose http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-your-hydration-system-hose/
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Sat, 29 Sep 2007 19:06:00 PDT
Spider / Insect-proof Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Insect-proof-Camping/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 12:19:19 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
Thermite Explosive Targets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermite-Explosive-Targets/
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 06:37:13 PDT
Simple Trick to Lighten the Load http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Trick-to-Lighten-the-Load/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 23:27:36 PST
Installing a DIY roof rack for solar panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-DIY-roof-rack-for-solar-panels/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:52:46 PDT
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerd-Throne-a-BogStargazerVikingPlank-Camp-Chair/
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SMALL.jpg mikecraghead Mine is just one more DIY chair based on an ancient design, but I added a few features that you might find useful for when you build your version - like rubber feet and a sneaky paracord attachment setup and a seat cushion and an eight-legged horse. Inspiration This chair has been called by a var...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 13:35:43 PDT
Projection Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Dome/
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By: aneel

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:30:28 PDT
Easy and cheap bottle insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-cheap-bottle-insulation/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:16:47 PDT
100W LED - Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-Flashlight-2/
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:52:02 PST
How to identify a Mineral http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-identify-a-Mineral/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:58:02 PDT
How to Start a fire: BSA Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-fire-BSA-Style/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:39:25 PST
BUILD A MINIATURE "toy-hauler" CAMPER http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-A-MINIATURE-toy-hauler-CAMPER/
BUILD A MINIATURE "toy-hauler" CAMPER - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/JZQO/H1ZG81LB/F5UJZQOH1ZG81LB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/JZQO/H1ZG81LB/F5UJZQOH1ZG81LB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/JZQO/H1ZG81LB/F5UJZQOH1ZG81LB.SMALL.jpg cajundood OK....This will begin as a sort of reverse-instructable. I  will need comment & suggestions on how to best utilize the space given. I love the instructables on teardrop trailer construction and they gave me great ideas. but i can purchase an enclosed trailer new, for about the same and build from th...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 06:04:31 PDT
Sleeping Pad for Colder Climates http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Pad-for-Colder-Climates/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 21:28:28 PST
Multi-Function Walking Stick IV - Grip Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Function-Walking-Stick-IV-Grip-Strap/
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Sun, 6 Feb 2011 12:04:36 PST
A Homemade Trailer That Is Bolted Together http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Homemade-Trailer-That-Is-Bolted-Together/
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:26:02 PDT
Turtle Barbecue: The cleaner,healthier barbecue http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Barbecue-The-cleanerhealthier-barbecue/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:35:07 PDT
Make a deer feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-deer-feeder/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 09:16:11 PDT
Restoring a 70's Camper Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-70s-Camper-Van/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 07:08:43 PDT
Easy Firestarters: Dixie Cups + Wax + Sawdust http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Firestarters-Dixie-Cups-Wax-Sawdust/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 12:30:19 PST
DIY Hammock Underquilt/Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hammock-UnderquiltSleeping-Bag/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:36:32 PDT
Mini Toyhauler Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Toyhauler-Camper/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:23:38 PST
Super-easy Paracord Camp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-Paracord-Camp-Chair/
Super-easy Paracord Camp Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J10R/G7DYOU46/F4OJ10RG7DYOU46.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J10R/G7DYOU46/F4OJ10RG7DYOU46.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/J10R/G7DYOU46/F4OJ10RG7DYOU46.SMALL.jpg RavingMadStudios Nature is a wonderful thing. Camping and backpacking are great ways to enjoy the beauty and wonder of the natural world around us, and I highly recommend both of these activities to everyone. There's something refreshing and downright magical about being out in the middle of nowhere, away from compu...
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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:46:48 PDT
Build a Custom Camper Gypsy Wagon! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Custom-Camper-Gypsy-Wagon/
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 17:42:19 PDT
Outdoors Camping/ Bushcraft Knife From Sawblade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoors-Camping-Bushcraft-Knife-From-Sawblade/
Outdoors Camping/ Bushcraft Knife From Sawblade! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/VYAC/J6WGDAEV/FXJVYACJ6WGDAEV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/VYAC/J6WGDAEV/FXJVYACJ6WGDAEV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/VYAC/J6WGDAEV/FXJVYACJ6WGDAEV.SMALL.jpg BurlyWoodWorks - Create Something Every camping, hiking, bushcraft, or outdoors trip requires a good Outdoors knife. So in this Insructable, I'm going to show you how to make a simple Camping knife from salvaged materials, with common and low cost equipment! This is a relatively easy project, and almost anybody can do it.So without ...
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:51:27 PDT