Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - diy http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:41:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Opening rain barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Opening-rain-barrels/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:49:52 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
Emergency fishing line http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-fishing-line/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 11:40:52 PDT
Survival Chapstick Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Chapstick-Candle/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 21:56:18 PDT
Ground quiver from PVC pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Ground-quiver-from-PVC-pipe/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 19:25:17 PDT
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lighter-Out-Of-Battery-Gum-Wrapper/
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog If you've been watching the second season of the popular Netflix original series "Orange is the new black" you've probably seen and wondered about these lighters. To answer your questions, Yes they are real and yes they work. Although not exactly how they are portrayed on the show. Even if you haven...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:46 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
Survival Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bag/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:06:16 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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Tue, 13 May 2014 03:52:29 PDT
DIY whistle out of a beer can http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-whistle-out-of-a-beer-can/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 14:03:14 PDT
How to: Survival Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Survival-Spoon/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:32:54 PDT
Homemade Sundial http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Sundial/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:55:13 PDT
Instamorph pistol holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-pistol-holster/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:04:58 PDT
How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bow-PVC-Bow-Quick-and-Easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy In this video, I show you the steps to make yourself a simple bow out of pvc. You do not need any heat or reshaping of the pvc to do this, just some simple cutting and sawing is needed.  This bow is a powerful and accurate weapon. Be careful and make sur...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:44:40 PDT
DIY carbon tape Taser-proof jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-Taser-proof-jacket/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:17:18 PST
DIY Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-DIY-PVC-Blowgun-And-Darts/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:10:34 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
European Mounted Deer http://www.instructables.com/id/European-Mounted-Deer/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:22:03 PST
Making an Inside-the-Waistband holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Inside-the-Waistband-holster/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:39:53 PST
Paracord Snare Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Snare-Wire/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:47:02 PDT
Basic Cobra Hydrosephalus Awareness Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Cobra-Hydrosephalus-Awareness-Bracelet/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 14:16:36 PDT
Red Dot Sight Archery Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Dot-Sight-Archery-Mount/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:08:13 PDT
Fusing 2 Pieces Of Paracord Together http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusing-2-Pieces-Of-Paracord-Together/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:02:15 PDT
Basic Paracord Cobra Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Paracord-Cobra-Bracelet/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:24:43 PDT
Make Char Cloth Easily at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth-Easily-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/BKDD/HLY7EA62/F98BKDDHLY7EA62.SMALL.jpg rickosgood Learn how to make Char Cloth!  Char Cloth is a great kindling that you can use in a survival situation in order to start a fire.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:58:37 PDT
Make a Fire Piston! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fire-Piston/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/VSKD/HLOBZNKW/FTGVSKDHLOBZNKW.SMALL.jpg rickosgood I used some left over materials from the penny whistle project to build a fire piston!  You can use a fire piston to compress and heat air, lighting your kindling on fire.  You can then use the hot ember to build a bigger fire.
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:10:49 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hi I'm BudgetBugout and in this Instructable I show you my new and improved Altoids survival kit!  Although this kit is tailored to my specific needs and environment I believe that the basics of this kit are applicable to everyone!  Feel free to leave comments or suggestions so that we can learn fro...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
My Everyday Carry [EDC] 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Everyday-Carry-EDC-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/4J4M/HKPXB5KR/FQQ4J4MHKPXB5KR.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout My co-workers often ask me what all I carry on my person.  This is because I have developed a reputation for always being prepared.  :)  However, I'd rather not empty out all of my pockets at work so I figured I'd upload it on the internet for those who are interested. Although my wife thinks of my...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:11:40 PDT
Sling Shot made from construction steel rod http://www.instructables.com/id/Sling-Shot-made-from-construction-steel-rod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7U2X/HGUAXT5A/FX57U2XHGUAXT5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7U2X/HGUAXT5A/FX57U2XHGUAXT5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/7U2X/HGUAXT5A/FX57U2XHGUAXT5A.SMALL.jpg tchang2010 I did this on the first sunny day of spring. I hope you guys like it. 
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Sat, 18 May 2013 02:10:09 PDT
MacGyver Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/MacGyver-Lighter/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 12:39:50 PDT
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rebuild-of-a-Zippo-lighter/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:29:09 PST
DIY Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fire-Starter/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:41:21 PST
Hack-A-Lantern: Recycled Computer Power Supply Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-A-Lantern-Recycled-Computer-Power-Supply-Fla/
Hack-A-Lantern: Recycled Computer Power Supply Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SMALL.jpg bennelson Do you have lots of spare computer parts? Do you like to be prepared for emergencies? Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? Do you get what I mean when I say the word "Junk-Punk"? If so, then you should build yourself a Recycled Computer Power Supply Lantern! Using salvaged, repurposed, and reus...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:41:41 PDT
DIY: Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Purifier/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:27:14 PDT
PVC Bows and Arrows Build-along http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bows-and-Arrows-Build-along/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/ZHC1/H2BMNSPZ/FT4ZHC1H2BMNSPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/ZHC1/H2BMNSPZ/FT4ZHC1H2BMNSPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/ZHC1/H2BMNSPZ/FT4ZHC1H2BMNSPZ.SMALL.jpg Kaiven This is one of my longer videos, but I hope you don't get too bored! Here is a sort of build along video of two (technically three) PVC bows and some arrows I made with my friend Sean. All credit goes to Nick, the Backyard Bowyer for inspiration and tutorials. Check out his channel if you like arch...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 18:07:10 PDT
Camo in a Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Camo-in-a-Can/
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Mon, 21 May 2012 13:41:29 PDT
How To: Make a carbon pencil quick and easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-carbon-pencil-quick-and-easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/VRHU/H1YOIT1Z/F5BVRHUH1YOIT1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/VRHU/H1YOIT1Z/F5BVRHUH1YOIT1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/VRHU/H1YOIT1Z/F5BVRHUH1YOIT1Z.SMALL.jpg techie2200 A great trick when you're out and need a pencil. It'll write on pretty much anything (except metals) and it's easy to wipe clean. Materials required: Stick (dry) Fire source (lighter, matches, or a magnifying glass on a sunny day)
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Sat, 19 May 2012 19:32:16 PDT
The best survival kit ever http://www.instructables.com/id/My-ultimate-wilderness-survival-kit/
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 12:47:27 PDT
Homemade Natural Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Natural-Glue/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 13:51:30 PDT
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. http://www.instructables.com/id/Updated-and-revised-hiking-how-to-What-I-bring-al/
Updated and revised hiking how-to: What I bring along with me. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LL8A/H01N4UIE/FKTLL8AH01N4UIE.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo After many good suggestions and myself getting a few new items since my last instructable, I have updated on what I like to bring along with me on a light hike. Subtract or add whatever you like, also, suggestions are welcome as always! Happy Hiking all! Supplies I have several supplies I tak...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:22:59 PDT
Making a Z.I.S.K (Zombie invasion survival kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-ZISK-Zombie-invasion-survival-kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/HD1G/GYVDIXTI/FB9HD1GGYVDIXTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/HD1G/GYVDIXTI/FB9HD1GGYVDIXTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/HD1G/GYVDIXTI/FB9HD1GGYVDIXTI.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo This is a quick little gift I came up with for a friend's birthday, it was a hit with him and the others there so I thought I would share. :0) I included a survival/First Aid kit which you can find here. http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-in-my-survivalfirst-aid-kit-you-ask/ Bandanna A notepad an...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 16:06:49 PST
DIY Gas Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gas-Mask/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:49:25 PST
DIY Survival PVC Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Survival-PVC-Bow/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 20:40:37 PDT
How to make a layered oak bow (or How NOT to make a pyramid bow) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-layered-oak-bow-or-How-NOT-to-make-/
How to make a layered oak bow (or How NOT to make a pyramid bow) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SMALL.jpg RCS82 I've been wanting to make my own bow for a while and I had been reading up on it for a couple weeks when I decided to give it a go. I figured I'd make a pyramid bow based on Tool Using Animal 's instructable, found here . (Props to him by the way. Great instructions. I just didn't follow them very ...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 12:25:38 PDT
Bow with DIY Camo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-with-DIY-Camo/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:40:58 PDT
Fire cake (cheap fire starter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-cake-cheap-fire-starter/
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:14:57 PDT
Emergency Duct Tape Field Stretcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Duct-Tape-Field-Stretcher/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 19:40:39 PDT
DIY Slingshot Target http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slingshot-Target/
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Thu, 26 May 2011 19:27:25 PDT
Urban Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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