Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - camping http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:23:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 MacGyver Coffee http://www.instructables.com/id/MacGyver-Coffee/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 01:00:37 PDT
Leather Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Wrap/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:52:58 PDT
Adventure Satchel: From a Leather Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Satchel-From-a-Leather-Coat/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:16:35 PDT
Starting a fire with a firesteel http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-a-fire-with-a-firesteel/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:19:25 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
Plant Fiber Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Fiber-Cordage/
Plant Fiber Cordage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SMALL.jpg bmrtin I will show you how to make cordage from almost anything that can withstand twisting in case you ever find your self with out cordage and no store in sight. This could be used with other projects because the cordage here has a nice handmade look to it. The process is surprising easy so lets get st...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:40:08 PDT
Make Your Own Mountain House Meals For Under Fifty Cents A Serving http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Mountain-House-Meals-For-Under-Fifty/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:57:08 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes from Harbor Freight http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
$10 LED Flashlight & Emergency Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/10-LED-Flaslight-into-an-Emergency-or-Camping-Phon/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:13:16 PDT
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Aluminum-Can-Stove/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
Super Easy First Aid/Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-First-AidSurvival-Kit/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:07:46 PDT
Cooking hole #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-hole-1/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:33:11 PDT
Survival Snare Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Snare-Trap/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:44:53 PDT
U.K Bug out Bag - 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/UK-Bug-out-Bag-10/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:11:24 PDT
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Waterproof fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-fire-starters-1/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:12:52 PDT
ULTIMATE Survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTIMATE-Survival-kit-1/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:26:11 PDT
Quick-Release Hatchet Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Hatchet-Holster/
Quick-Release Hatchet Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/IDRV/HYOXX5KY/F14IDRVHYOXX5KY.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik PREFACE:Do you like the great outdoors; do you believe a hatchet is a necessary tool when venturing into them? Well my friend(s), if yes is your answer do I have another Instructable for you! This Instructable is the answer to a problem I recurrently noticed after I made my 'Quick-Release Axe Holste...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:37:19 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
Quick-Release Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Axe-Holster/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:19 PDT
how to safely withdraw tarantulas http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-safely-withdraw-tarantulas/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:04:24 PDT
Waterproof Your Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Your-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:15:32 PDT
DIY Backpacking Wood Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backpacking-Wood-Stove/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:31:17 PDT
How To Make An Ikea Wood Burning Hobo Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Ikea-Wood-Burning-Hobo-Stove/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 20:04:05 PDT
Tin Can Cook Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Cook-Stove/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 20:14:40 PDT
Make Fire with Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fire-with-Batteries/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 10:55:19 PDT
$60 Backpack water filter for $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/60-Backpack-water-filter-for-20/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 16:38:19 PDT
Portable Solar Versatility http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Versatility/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:07:07 PDT
Survival Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bag/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:06:16 PDT
Fire tinder tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-tinder-tube/
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By: MyersScout

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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:39 PDT
bees wax camping sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/bees-wax-camping-sheets/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 07:48:57 PDT
The Perfect Hike: Follow the Way of the Backpacker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Hike-Follow-the-Way-of-the-Backpacker/
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By: chokapi

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Tue, 13 May 2014 03:52:29 PDT
Split Stick Deadfall Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Stick-Deadfall-Trap/
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By: M3G

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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:15:03 PDT
Survival Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Fishing-Kit-2/
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By: That Survival Freak

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Sat, 3 May 2014 15:08:23 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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By: Not-Dead Undead

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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
Military Style Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Style-Survival-Kit/
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By: That Survival Freak

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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:58:37 PDT
A-frame Survival Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-frame-Survival-Shelter/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:52:11 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
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By: VentureScout

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Pit Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pit-Oven/
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By: VentureScout

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:48:00 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
12 volt DC solar set-up http://www.instructables.com/id/12-volt-DC-solar-set-up/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 08:37:27 PDT
Finding North Using Shaddows http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-North-With-Shadows/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:36:01 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-27/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 04:31:33 PDT
Wire Folding Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Folding-Stove/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:45:48 PDT
Emergency Flint Fire Starter/ The Fire Straw. http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Flint-Fire-Starter-The-Fire-Straw/
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By: CoquihallaDuck

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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:30:26 PDT
*EASY* Emergency Candle Kit & Survival Burner Using Snus Tins http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Emergency-Candle-Kit-Survival-Burner-Using-Sn/
*EASY* Emergency Candle Kit & Survival Burner Using Snus Tins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/WICD/HSVGEHFQ/F09WICDHSVGEHFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/WICD/HSVGEHFQ/F09WICDHSVGEHFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/WICD/HSVGEHFQ/F09WICDHSVGEHFQ.SMALL.jpg XxZombiexX No, really.  We're talking *EASY*. This instructable includes two possible end products:     1. Emergency Candle Kit: No crafty skills required.  Things just fit well in a Snus tin.     2. Survival Burner: Crafty skills required, but at a minimum. ___________________________________________________...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:26:42 PDT
Fire From A Primitive Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-From-A-Privative-Bow-Drill/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:10:40 PST
Alcohol stove setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-stove-setup/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:20:29 PST
Alcohol / Can / penny stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Can-penny-stove/
Alcohol / Can / penny stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/RCJN/HRPT1LAN/FD1RCJNHRPT1LAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/RCJN/HRPT1LAN/FD1RCJNHRPT1LAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/RCJN/HRPT1LAN/FD1RCJNHRPT1LAN.SMALL.jpg dan_w84 After reading lots of instructables will varying designs of different alcohol stoves made from drinks cans, I made and tested many different designs and noted down benefits from each. This instructable as been put together based on my final design. It is quick to prime, being ready for your pot le...
By: dan_w84

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:59:55 PST