Instructables: exploring - outside - camping Mon, 23 May 2016 23:09:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Camping Storage Clothes Ball
Camping Storage Clothes Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> Seanmac134 This little bundle of clothes is perfect for camping or vacations because it s a days worth of clothes in such a small space! Materials The materials you need for this project are as followed:1 shirt1 pair of underwear1 pair of shorts/pants (I have not actually tried this with pants but it would ...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:18:23 PDT
Mini Soda Can Alcohol Stove
Mini Soda Can Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> narwhalman1103 So what we have here is an easy to make mini alcohol stove aka the penny stove. This useful camping tool is small, versatile, and easy to use. It can run on any type of alcohol, but you might want to stick with denatured alcohol, ethanol, or HEET (methanol). There is no need to go to the store for t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:02:37 PDT
Orca or Yeti Cooler Wheels
Orca or Yeti Cooler Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> dhagewood Let's start with this. I spent hours searching the internet for DIY cooler wheels to make for my 58 quart Orca cooler. It is 35 pounds empty and can be very cumbersome and heavy when loaded down with two bags of ice and a couple of cases of beer. They make kits out there that are literally hundreds ...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:36:47 PDT
DIY Homemade Fire Starters
DIY Homemade Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Sticks Outfitter Check out these 4 homemade fire starters you probably have sitting in your home already! These are perfect for your next camping or hunting trip, they are light and easy to pack, as well as cheap to make! How many of these did you already know acted as a good fire starter?!Doritos (Yep the chips)Cot...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 08:10:45 PDT
Bikesport Micro-Camper
Bikesport Micro-Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> LaMar Solarcabin The Bikesport Micro-Camper is a small camper designed to be pushed like a handcart or towed behind a bicycle or small scooter. It is lightweight and is built on the Aosom Elite II trailer frame: Aosom Bike TrailerThe camper is 2 feet wide and slides open to a 6 foot bed space. Room enough for one ad...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 20:25:05 PDT
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking - More DIY How To Projects]]> jaime9999 There is a trend in backpacking called "ultralight". It's a philosophy of doing more with less, minimizing the tendency to excessive features and weight in gear.An example of the ultralight philosophy is rejecting heavy hiking boots in favor of running sneakers, because they are much lighter and t...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:23:10 PDT
How to Pack a Sleeping Bag
How to Pack a Sleeping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Expedition Jack Expedition Jack shows you the best way to pack a sleeping bag.STAY CONNECTED HERE YouTube: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Tumblr: https:...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 03:41:54 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Micro Teardrop Trailer
Reclaimed Wood Micro Teardrop Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Doc Wyoming Hi, this is my build of a Reclaimed Wood Teardrop trailer. I call it a micro build because 1) it's 5 x 8 feet rather than 5x9 or 5 x10 - (and it's only 7 feet at the base) 2) I used only 2x3s and 2x2s/other lighter wood for the foundation to keep the weight at a minimum! and 3) It does not have a ...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 20:10:37 PDT
SureFire Flashlight Lanyard
SureFire Flashlight Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> hispanickausinpanik I have always wanted a lanyard system for my SureFire flaslight, but never got around to ordering one. After seeing an Instructible by Ubbo, which gave me an idea, I decided to make a solid ring lanyard attachment out of aluminum. For the lanyard itself I used paracord. I also used a paracord serpen...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 06:43:29 PDT
Keluang String : A Camper's String Hack
Keluang String : A Camper's String Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> IbniH Storage space is a luxury for camper and that's the problem I had faced in one of the trips. Here, I show how to use a string to hang mostly of your camping items and save some space. Items This items are easily buy from a fishing storeA nylon string A hook - not a fishing hook ;)A basic ski...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 07:19:07 PDT
MSR Windboiler Pot Stand
MSR Windboiler Pot Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mikekav66 I like using my MSR windboiler with its attached pot but I also wanted the option of using a wider pot or pan. Unfortunately MSR don't currently make a pot stand for their windboiler stove but Jetboil (a different company) do make a stand that almost perfectly fits. I felt that the diameter of the o...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 15:58:34 PDT
DIY Truck Bed Camper!
DIY Truck Bed Camper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Into the Dirtshop I wanted to make a camper bed with pullout drawers for my truck. After getting a truck cap, I gathered up some reclaimed wood from pallets and old shipping crates and went to town breaking them down into usable lumber. This is a quick and easy way to create a simple camping or working platform that...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 07:47:34 PDT
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit)
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> borgem Based on a similar concept I had growing up for our fireplace, this is a tool for blowing air into embers to bring them back to life...the perk is that it puts your face 5.5 feet from where you want to blow so you get to keep your eyebrows! We had just a short 1/4" piece of straight (copper or brass...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 21:39:32 PDT
Girl Scout Vagabond Stove and Buddy Burner
Girl Scout Vagabond Stove and Buddy Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jenga747 I'm not going to lie, this was way harder than I thought it would be. This is a vagabond stove and buddy burner for girl scouts who are doing backpacking or just for preparing single meals. This is a great way to pack your stove and materials for on the go cooking. Gathering your supplies and t...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 09:47:21 PDT
Solar Powered Festival Cart
Solar Powered Festival Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> MelodiousDirge The bulk of my festival experience is at Burning Man, which is really quite a unique animal in many respects - not the least of which is you get to drive to your camping spot, complete with whatever trailer or monstrosity you can attach to your vehicle. It's also long, and big, and centered around c...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:07:19 PDT
Improved Soda Can Stove
Improved Soda Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxPower1977 The traditional stove takes a long time to heat up before it builds pressure to make a nice burner ring. The capillary version of the stove heats up and produces a ring of flames within seconds. In the picture the one on the left is a regular one and the one on the right is the improved design, th...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:22:51 PDT
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> MelodiousDirge In 2011, like many, many other desert goers, I built a geodesic dome for shelter from the sun, wind, and some of the dust to be found in the Black Rock Desert. At the time I found it exceedingly easy to find resources on how to calculate strut lengths, and how to build a dome skeleton from Electrica...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:53:05 PDT
Camp/Scout/Survival antoniogerent Instructables about camping/scouting/survival stuff Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! Multi-Function Walking Stick - Converts to a Chair The pocket grill Clay Flowerpot Bread/ Camping bread Rustic Hammock-Style Wilderness Chair Paracord Bracelet with a S...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:36:56 PDT
Bamboo shavette $0.08
Bamboo shavette $0.08 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vitizop I wanted to create something simplebut it has a little trickthe simplicity and the low price in mind Slice I found the idea of chopsticks.All the action is done with a knife Assembly the problem was caused by the exposed sidehow to stabilize this solution the ring one major advantages: quick ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:40:33 PDT
21 Brilliant Camping Hacks xxlauraxx The difference between a good camping trip and a great one comes down to the details.These 21 camping hacks and projects will be sure to make your next camping trip more warm, clean, illuminated, tasty, and comfortable. Can Stove Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) Canvas Campin...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:15:44 PDT
13 Projects to Help You Escape to Nature tinaciousz Every day feels like Saturday when you're in nature. Fresh air, trees, scenic hikes, and sleeping on the ground can reset your brain like nothing else can. If you're looking to escape reality and reconnect with nature, this collection of projects, tips, and essentials will get you on your way. Gy...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:05:34 PDT
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake Drawing inspiration from MP#14: Outdoor Paracord & Tape Organizer Mk.IV by Lets_Prep_Together I decided to make one for myself. I wasn't able to find PVC foam sheets anywhere (Alex where did you get yours?) So I was going to make mine out of hardboard. It is also called HDF (high density fiberboar...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:00:42 PDT
Cab-over Camper for Pickup
Cab-over Camper for Pickup - More DIY How To Projects]]> poohnopster I wanted to build a Teardrop camper but I just don't have a place to park another vehicle\trailer in my driveway. So I decided to build a cab-over camper for my pickup instead. I also wanted to be able to haul my kayaks in it as needed without having to remove the camper. My design would need to ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:49:50 PDT
Simple Carry Sling
Simple Carry Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hack42Mack As I was YouTubing with friends in search of some camping materials we came along one that made me laugh.It's called the Cinch-N-Clinch, and it's actually a very handy thing. And when you're so bad with knots that you're not even able to tie your own shoelaces I might even advice you to buy these ga...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:02:54 PDT
Truck Solar Panel
Truck Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> surlypants 100 watt solar panel on my truck roof, charging an independent gel battery in my truck bed for camping. Prep the Roof I used the foam from the solar panel packaging to figure out placement on the roof. I've offset my panel to the side, so that when my SUP is on my roof racks the whole panel isn't...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:19:38 PDT
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F - More DIY How To Projects]]> davemayo2000 This Instructable details how to make your own Down Hammock Underquilt for easy, efficient insulation in a hammock.Stats77" x 45" ("full" length)18.2 oz with suspension. 20*F (or below) temperature rating (3+" loft)Why an Underquilt?In the camping and backpacking world, hammocks are becoming a popul...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:05:00 PDT
FESTIVAL - Shading Structure Natureboy77 null Monkey Hut Geodome Tent Kit
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 15:26:42 PDT
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Engineer_Allen About 10 years ago I saw my first teardrop trailer and was really impressed. I've been camping for nearly 50 years (tenting, trailer camping, and backpacking with my parents and car camping/backpacking with my wife and children) and I though one would be perfect for low impact car camping without ...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 14:13:15 PDT
KP underquilt for KP bridge hammock
KP underquilt for KP bridge hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> KresimirPregernik See next step........... Underquilt assembly This winter I was camping in the nearby woods and during the night there was a wave of 2C degrees wind. It was suddenly very cold in my hammock! Luckily I had an extra fleece jacket within my wardrobe. Still, it was one quite unpleasant experience. Wel...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 04:25:40 PDT
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion.
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
My Self-converted Campervan
My Self-converted Campervan - More DIY How To Projects]]> RomanSchuijers Hey guys, welcome to my first instructable. I've been on this website for a few years now and now I've finally got the ability to post something. It's not really a 'real' instructable but I hope it doens't matter that much. Its the first video of my vlog describing my van-living situation. I'm reall...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:36:23 PDT
Match Keeper... (or Toothpick Keeper)
Match Keeper... (or Toothpick Keeper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> eitaknella18 Have you ever been backpacking or camping and your match box gets wet? That gets on my nerves, so I came up with this. A duct tape/ chapstick match keeper! Starting... First take your used chapstick tube. Clean it Out!! Then take a knife and scoop out the stuff left. Removing... Then take o...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:06:25 PDT
How to light a fire with a Magnesium Flint
How to light a fire with a Magnesium Flint - More DIY How To Projects]]> tsbowden 1. Find yourself easy lighting, dry material like dead leaves, dry wood, or pine needles.2. Make a nest and surround the nest with slightly larger pieces of dry material.3. Scape some magnesium into the nest with either a knife, sharp rock, or as provided in this video a metal stick. 4. Hit the flin...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:18:17 PDT
How to eat like a king on your next backpacking trip
How to eat like a king on your next backpacking trip - More DIY How To Projects]]> klc24 Whether you're just out for one night, or are embarking on a months long journey, a great meal at the end of your first day sets the tone of your backpacking trip off right. With a little preparation at home before you leave, you'll get to enjoy delicious food as you enter into the great outdoors. N...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:00:57 PDT
LED Camping Clamp Light
LED Camping Clamp Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> tom_sanremo How to make a light for camping out of a few inexpensive parts.It's pretty efficient on power being LED also. How to go about it What you will need:-LED MR16 downlight globe-Small spring clamp-some 2 core wire, as long as you want it-cigarette lighter plug or alligator clips if you want to go str...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 23:37:43 PDT
Toddler Camp Mattress/carry Bag
Toddler Camp Mattress/carry Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Expat Texan Ever go camping with the wee ones, and don't want them sleeping on the cold, hard ground? Do you have a soft padded bow case? Then I've got the camping hack for you! Soft bow case This is what it looks like with a bow inside. The inside with a bow inside. Hmm... What's inside now? Toddler...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 14:50:11 PDT
Wax Fire Starter
Wax Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> RunicWarrior Hi, in this instructable I will show you how to make a wax fire starter/ campstove/ anything you need a long lasting fire for.things you will need:bar of wax (i found some at michaels for 5.00$)metal container for the fire starter when it's lit (optional)container for wax (i found that a tuna can or...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:41:31 PDT
D.I.Y. Beer Can Stove
D.I.Y. Beer Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattG99 Quick and easy D.I.Y. on how to turn an empty beer can into a portable stove.
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 05:59:57 PDT
Shower-in-a-Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> C Ostler In this Instructable, you will learn how to create your own portable shower-in-a-bucket. It is extremely cheap, amazingly simple, and only takes 15 minutes construct. Materials:*7 feet of 20mm diameter plastic pipe (PVC)*Drill*Drill bits- ¾ inch, 5/8 inch, 9/64 inch, and 3/32 inch.*1 roll of Duct T...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:18:49 PDT
solar camping generator
solar camping generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> piratetv1 I built this solar generator for camping. it will provide a low wattage for a long time. small loads, 12 volt devices, and charging usb devices. Parts all 3d printed parts (optional) charge controller
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:54:18 PDT
Camping ddpruitt Building a Gypsy Wagon Monkey Hut Tiny kitchen build (All in one kitchen/Table and chair unit) Cheapest Heater In The World Version 2. Bigger, Better, Hotter . The Ultimate Survival Watch Camping Chuck Box Chuck Box - Camp Kitchen Ultimate Camp Box How to Make an A...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:04:32 PST
Carabiner Cup
Carabiner Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> technologyguy If you are a camper, hiker, mountain biker, ATV'er or snowmobiler, you will recognize the need for a cup like this. It easily clips to your belt loop, backpack or any part of your bike or other machinery. Also, it only takes about 10 minutes to make and you may already have everything you need at ho...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:05:21 PST
Camp Sink(...err bucket caddy)
Camp Sink(...err bucket caddy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheAngryInstaller Basically it's just a caddy to turn your bucket or any tub into a sink/wash/rinse station. Made from bright orange Kydex. Orange to show any dirt or grime, Kydex because I can heat and mold it however I so choose. No screws or metal to avoid rust. the paper towel holder is a peice of 3/4" plastic ye...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:08:34 PST
Simple 12 Volt Pump
Simple 12 Volt Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheAngryInstaller A well used water jug gets a new life after nozzle failure. The jug did well for rinsing dishes, hands and whatever else for probably 5 years while camping and on road trips. The nozzle stopped being water tight pretty quickly after purchase but if you keep the jug upright and only tip it when using...
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:06:00 PST
Handmade Rustic Looking Sign
Handmade Rustic Looking Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> john pedersen This is how to make a Handmade Sign for relatively low cost and using only a few hand tools.. Tools and Materials needed I used :A pair of heavy duty scissorsA pair of wire cuttersA pair of small tin snipsA permanent markerA package of 3" high wooden letters used for templates (purchased from dol...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:04:12 PST
The "Portable Magic" Camp stove
The "Portable Magic" Camp stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Science Brony If you want to go camping with Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Applejack, and the Cutie Mark Crusaders, you'll probably need something to cook up some grub. Luckily, I have a perfect stove that is guaranteed to "unleash the magic" of camping. This stove is 6.5 cm in diameter and is about 4.5 inches tall. I...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 16:23:01 PST
Camping Toilet
Camping Toilet - More DIY How To Projects]]> kevincarruthers When our kids were younger, they were always too scared to go to the washrooms at night because the lights would attract all kinds of bugs. There were a few times when we were either too far away from the washrooms or there just simply wasn't any where we camped so we had to come up with a solution....
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 14:20:50 PST
How to Properly and Safely Set Up a Hammock
How to Properly and Safely Set Up a Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> StuartB29 Introduction:During exam season, libraries tends to get cramped and dorm rooms can become suffocating. With a hammock, you don’t have to compromise studying for being uncomfortable. Hammocking may appear daunting and time consuming, yet with the right technique it is a safe and fun way to relax or w...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:06:07 PST
Portable Potty
Portable Potty - More DIY How To Projects]]> Slk_Stephane This is a Portable Potty for anyone depending on the strength of the bucket! This will be great for camping, long car trips where you don't necessarily want to use public restrooms where the seats are dirty and nasty! Materials: You will need:BucketBin BagPool NoodleToilet Paper Assembling! In...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:24:22 PST