Instructables: exploring - outside - camping http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:41:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 PREFABRICATED SHED ON WOODEN FOUNDATION INSTALL http://www.instructables.com/id/PREFABRICATED-SHED-ON-WOODEN-FOUNDATION-INSTALL/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-1/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:53:47 PDT
Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-102-103/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/D0TR/I06J7WX0/FAID0TRI06J7WX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/D0TR/I06J7WX0/FAID0TRI06J7WX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/D0TR/I06J7WX0/FAID0TRI06J7WX0.SMALL.jpg NateRec54 tips and tricks Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack Paracord wrapped Maglight (glow in the dark) Hammock Bug Net Cheap Camping Gear Camping Style Crescent Rolls
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:59:00 PDT
Telescoping pvc tent or awning poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescoping-pvc-tent-or-awning-poles/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:29:58 PDT
The Irish Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Irish-Lashing/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:37:26 PDT
Figure of 8 Lashing (Tripod Lashing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Figure-of-8-Lashing-Tripod-Lashing/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:31:36 PDT
DIY Compass Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Compass-Strap/
DIY Compass Strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/AQR8/HZXYKSBE/FKZAQR8HZXYKSBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/AQR8/HZXYKSBE/FKZAQR8HZXYKSBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/AQR8/HZXYKSBE/FKZAQR8HZXYKSBE.SMALL.jpg kiran_kankipati Here is a wonderful Instructable for those who need to make a wearable Compass Strap. This is what exactly I wanted during driving in a car. The reason is apart from GPS, for long distance judgements in a city I use and need a compass (especially in Bangalore,India where I stay). Also while driving ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:50:32 PDT
Improving Your Thermacell http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Your-Thermacell/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:17:50 PDT
Camp Genious http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Genious/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHA/EK1W/HZV3QGTY/FHAEK1WHZV3QGTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHA/EK1W/HZV3QGTY/FHAEK1WHZV3QGTY.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHA/EK1W/HZV3QGTY/FHAEK1WHZV3QGTY.SMALL.jpg Paskawimostos Chuck Box - Camp Kitchen Folding Geodesic Dome Pocket Chainsaw Convert Your Truck into a Camper The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" Space Shuttle Rocket Stove :) Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off Inexpensive Mini Turbine Wood Scrap Camping Washing Machine Camper ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:48:12 PDT
Into the Wild. http://www.instructables.com/id/Into-the-Wild/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/EHO3/HZUSNCAP/FADEHO3HZUSNCAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/EHO3/HZUSNCAP/FADEHO3HZUSNCAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/EHO3/HZUSNCAP/FADEHO3HZUSNCAP.SMALL.jpg whatcansixdoforyou Make a Rip Stop Nylon Hammock Multi-Function Walking Stick II - Storage Compartment DIY Spirit Stoves Camping From Coke Tin Can HOW TO MAKE THE ALCOHOL STOVE Aluminum Beer Bottle Stove - 2 Piece How to make a Paracord Rescue Belt Swiss Army Key Ring Waterproof Dryer L...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 00:05:18 PDT
Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-My-No-Fire-Water-Jug-Party-and-Camping-Light/
Light My No-Fire, Water Jug Party and Camping Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/NZQ5/HZU0MJ4B/F1XNZQ5HZU0MJ4B.SMALL.jpg Ludvicka These quick and easy outdoor lights do not require fire or electricity and are safe for children and even adults. The cost is only one dollar if you shop at the dollar store and sometimes you can get even a better deal on a set of them. First step is to collect lots of empty jugs. Anyone who h...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 21:06:18 PDT
Backpacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-34-35/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDQ/PVA0/HZQTHA8Y/FDQPVA0HZQTHA8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDQ/PVA0/HZQTHA8Y/FDQPVA0HZQTHA8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDQ/PVA0/HZQTHA8Y/FDQPVA0HZQTHA8Y.SMALL.jpg chokapi Backpacking is the art of comfortably surviving an inhospitable environment using as little as is safely possible. The Perfect Hike: Follow the Way of the Backpacker This Instructable covers preparing for the SHTF aspects of backpacking, including the Ten Systems. UL Backpacking Kitchen This I...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 02:52:20 PDT
How To Make A Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Geocache-1/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 19:38:53 PDT
Off-road Adventure Expedition Trailer for Overlanding http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-road-Adventure-Expedition-Trailer-for-Overland/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:28:50 PDT
Homeade Gopro Pole Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Homeade-Gopro-Pole-Mount/
Homeade Gopro Pole Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZMBF/HZN0U84W/F54ZMBFHZN0U84W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZMBF/HZN0U84W/F54ZMBFHZN0U84W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/ZMBF/HZN0U84W/F54ZMBFHZN0U84W.SMALL.jpg TMat Swaggy PVC Piping Cut a desired legnth of how long u want it to be Drilling Holes Drill as many holes as you want, the more holes the mores heights your gopro can be Attaching Tripod Mount To The Pole Find a bolt that will fit your tripod mount And push through the hole( it might be a tight fit ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:52:50 PDT
Just another alcohol stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-another-alcohol-stove/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:32:36 PDT
Foolproof Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Burning-Man/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:19 PDT
Mini stove/fire pit using hand sanitizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Sanitizer-Mini-Fire-Pit/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:44:57 PDT
Twisted hiking/backpacking staff (aka: walking stick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-hikingbackpacking-staff-aka-walking-stick/
Twisted hiking/backpacking staff (aka: walking stick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SMALL.jpg captnmax0482 Deep in the woods, a vine grows around a young tree. As the tree grows, it attempts to grow around the vine. It's at this point it can become a beautiful walking stick (Or staff or stave as some people like to call them). Add a nice grip and some other cool knots and stuff and you have a backpacker'...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04:24 PDT
Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-102/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4V/ZAI3/HZB3I0FC/F4VZAI3HZB3I0FC.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4V/ZAI3/HZB3I0FC/F4VZAI3HZB3I0FC.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4V/ZAI3/HZB3I0FC/F4VZAI3HZB3I0FC.SMALL.jpg damon1600 Camping tips and tricks How to Make Mountain Pies | Campfire Sandwiches Multi-Function Walking Stick - Converts to a Chair Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin Camping Gear Scouting DIY camping projects Outdo...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:27:52 PDT
How To Pack For A Hike/Campout http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Pack-For-A-HikeCampout/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:20:40 PDT
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange http://www.instructables.com/id/Bake-a-Cake-in-an-Orange/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:32:41 PDT
Upgrade A Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-A-Sleeping-Bag/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:28:15 PDT
"Ready-To-Go" Cook Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-To-Go-Cook-Box/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:52:29 PDT
Camping Meal Clean-Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Meal-Clean-Up/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:36:11 PDT
Twig Burning Camp and Emergency Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Burning-Camp-and-Emergency-Stove/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:39:15 PDT
Gypsy Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-1/
Gypsy Wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/ARWM/HZ5DSUXS/FASARWMHZ5DSUXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/ARWM/HZ5DSUXS/FASARWMHZ5DSUXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/ARWM/HZ5DSUXS/FASARWMHZ5DSUXS.SMALL.jpg jaylabrosse here is the second Gypsy wagon I built along with some friends . I hope you enjoy it. Build your Harbor Freight trailer ! Build 4x8 box out of 2x12s Floor subframe is 2x4s .. you could just slap a 4x8 sheet on this but I was afraid of deflection. Add 3/4 plywood. Screw it all dow...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:26:26 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
water proof bottle from a beer bottle. http://www.instructables.com/id/water-proof-bottle-from-a-beer-bottle/
water proof bottle from a beer bottle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/996U/HZ2IW6QK/F0B996UHZ2IW6QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/996U/HZ2IW6QK/F0B996UHZ2IW6QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/996U/HZ2IW6QK/F0B996UHZ2IW6QK.SMALL.jpg Builder971 this is a simple project to keep your matches and other things safe from water. step 1 get bud light tin bottleand keep lid. step 2 sand off the paint if you want to, recommended if you are putting the bottle in your car...cops. step 3 put matches and other things in the top.
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:52:54 PDT
6 easy tips to improve your outdoor photography http://www.instructables.com/id/6-easy-tips-to-improve-your-outdoor-photography/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:26 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
How to Car-Camp in the Rain: 11 Lifehacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Car-Camp-in-the-Rain-11-Lifehacks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:18:44 PDT
DIY Simple Tent Ground Cloth + Optional Waterproofing Layer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Tent-Ground-Cloth-Optional-Waterproofin/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:50:17 PDT
Simple conversion of VW T4 caravelle syncro 9 seats in a campervan http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-conversion-of-VW-T4-caravelle-syncro-9-seat/
Simple conversion of VW T4 caravelle syncro 9 seats in a campervan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/R8AY/HYY8MUSA/FZ6R8AYHYY8MUSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/R8AY/HYY8MUSA/FZ6R8AYHYY8MUSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/R8AY/HYY8MUSA/FZ6R8AYHYY8MUSA.SMALL.jpg paolobertoncin The conversion must be simple and rapidly reversible allowing the use as a car for all year and like a camper-van during holiday Easy camper van conversion (VW T4 caravelle 2500 TDI SYNCRO) The idea make an easy way to convert Volkswagen t4 caravelle in a camper van..... easy to re convert from...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:31:43 PDT
Compact cooking kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-cooking-kit/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:09:35 PDT
Smartphone water bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-water-bottle-lamp/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/TCTTent-Camper-Trailer/
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/27JE/HYPNXG9W/F1L27JEHYPNXG9W.SMALL.jpg Avey44 So I really wanted to make a utility camper that fits my needs. So I did and this is what I came up with. This whole project took about four days to complete, not including the time I built the basic trailer. Stuff I used: 4x8 Trailer Camper Shell Old Tent Lots of old jeans Shoe Goo Mostly 2x...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:22:16 PDT
simple beer can wood stove http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-beer-can-wood-stove/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:21:36 PDT
Camping hand wipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-hand-wipes/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 21:04:58 PDT
Folding storage and catio for a truck camper. (or little dog patio) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-storage-and-catio-for-a-truck-camper-or-li/
Folding storage and catio for a truck camper. (or little dog patio) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LSNI/HYHGC3M1/FIRLSNIHYHGC3M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LSNI/HYHGC3M1/FIRLSNIHYHGC3M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/LSNI/HYHGC3M1/FIRLSNIHYHGC3M1.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris Due to the design of my truck and trailer, the trailer rests on two points at the rear of the truck instead of on the truck bed like it should. This problem is fairly common. To resolve this, I needed to raise the trailer off the truck bed slightly. This can be accomplished by placing plywood under ...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 18:09:24 PDT
UL Insulated Backpacking Cup/Coffee Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/UL-Insulated-Backpacking-CupCoffee-Maker/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 07:09:53 PDT
Breakfast In A Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Breakfast-In-A-Bag/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:27:21 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
Quickly and easily pitch a 6 man tent! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-quickly-and-easily-pitch-a-Coleman-6-man-te/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 09:19:57 PDT
Big Bad Vader Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bad-Vader-Log-Burner/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:25:10 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
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
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