Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 13:59:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Prevent Pickpockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Pickpockets/
Prevent Pickpockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HKG8/IE4ZVLJS/FDAHKG8IE4ZVLJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HKG8/IE4ZVLJS/FDAHKG8IE4ZVLJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/HKG8/IE4ZVLJS/FDAHKG8IE4ZVLJS.SMALL.jpg zman1204 I was inspired to write this instructable when I was pick pocketed at the New York State fair I lost $20 in cash, a debit card, and worst of all my library card. This instructable will show creative ways to prevent losing your hard earned cash Know The Enemy Tactics To stop a pickpocket u need to...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 12:28:11 PDT
Bug-Out Barrel for a Family of Four http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Barrel-for-a-Family-of-Four/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 12:13:52 PDT
EDC Urban Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Urban-Survival-Kit/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 09:52:51 PDT
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Printed-Vinyl-Skateboard/
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/8A9Y/IE4ZUU3Q/FQM8A9YIE4ZUU3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/8A9Y/IE4ZUU3Q/FQM8A9YIE4ZUU3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/8A9Y/IE4ZUU3Q/FQM8A9YIE4ZUU3Q.SMALL.jpg MakeItYoutube Add your own custom art to a blank skateboard deck and stand out with a board you can't get anywhere else!Don't want a custom deck? Stick around and learn how to assemble a skateboard! Video Tutorial Watch this video instead of the written tutorial, or use it to see the steps performed while foll...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:26:51 PDT
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-pack-Urban-edition-50-shades-of-grey/
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail This kit revolves around the "grey man" concept (Sorry no NC-17 content here) and was partially influenced by this ible here: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Bug-Out-Bag-Gra...For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the "grey man" is the ambiguous bystander. He (or she) doesn't stand out fr...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:08:16 PDT
Rope halter with fiador http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-halter-with-fiador/
Rope halter with fiador - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/USUL/IE42SWSC/FTUUSULIE42SWSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/USUL/IE42SWSC/FTUUSULIE42SWSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/USUL/IE42SWSC/FTUUSULIE42SWSC.SMALL.jpg lastrom1 A rope halter is an invaluable training aid. Customize for any size horse, baby to full grown. With this easy step by step guide never buy a rope halter again and always have one on hand for emergencies.The one with orange is a foal halter I made for our new little girl. Select rope I prefer sof...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 09:26:01 PDT
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-inspiration/
Bamboo Cargo Bike (Tiki Bike) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/LOW6/IE42QWN0/FVSLOW6IE42QWN0.SMALL.jpg Buddha Knuckle Design and InspirationThis is my first Instructable, so please forgive me if it does not read the way you would like it to. This is a build diary of sorts. There is a lot of information written as tags on the pictures, so make sure to examine those if you choose to use this instructable. I had bee...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 07:43:02 PDT
How to make your own homemade survival bars! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-homemade-survival-bars/
How to make your own homemade survival bars! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SMALL.jpg DIYPro0505 These survival bars are easy to make, quick, and they taste great. Yes, they should have a very long shelf life (20 years). There is no oil or any ingredient that goes rancid or spoils quickly. They do not contain moisture, as you dry them in the oven, but they stay moist due to the Jello. Pretty ...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 07:21:23 PDT
Beertoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Beertoon/
Beertoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JJNR/IE22335P/F0FJJNRIE22335P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JJNR/IE22335P/F0FJJNRIE22335P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/JJNR/IE22335P/F0FJJNRIE22335P.SMALL.jpg BryantM A fun little project for a leisurely summer day. Acquire the building materials This build will need: (1) beach chair (I got mine from ALDI) (2) 1" Dia x 4ft wooden dowel rod (14) 1" O.D., 3/4" I.D. x 45" PVC tubing (10) 2" O.D., 1" I.D. x 4ft pool float (52) 1/4-20 x 1" SHCS(4) 1/4-20 x 3" SHCS...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 18:51:37 PDT
How to Reverse a Trailer or Caravan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reverse-a-Trailer-or-Caravan/
How to Reverse a Trailer or Caravan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/XB73/IE17YUEN/FV0XB73IE17YUEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/XB73/IE17YUEN/FV0XB73IE17YUEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/XB73/IE17YUEN/FV0XB73IE17YUEN.SMALL.jpg Puzzledd After watching videos, getting lots of advice and heaps of practice, I still didn't get a clear idea of the principles of reversing a caravan. So being a visual person, I worked out some diagrams to help us with steering whilst reversing. These seemed to help, so I thought I'd post them here in case...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 22:44:10 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Watch/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
Paracord Heart Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Heart-Bracelet/
Paracord Heart Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/PEJ8/IE17V4P2/FTFPEJ8IE17V4P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/PEJ8/IE17V4P2/FTFPEJ8IE17V4P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/PEJ8/IE17V4P2/FTFPEJ8IE17V4P2.SMALL.jpg averoningar This bracelet uses the traditional paracord weave only different Materials Lighter4' of each colorA buckleScissors Prepping The Paracord Cut and burn the end of one color to a fine pointGut about one inch of the other colorUse scissors to widen the gutted portion and insert the pointed color a...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 06:43:13 PDT
Squirrel proof bird feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Squirrel-proof-bird-feeder-1/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:55:11 PDT
Pitch a tent without poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-a-tent-without-poles-1/
Pitch a tent without poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SMALL.jpg jls99 Recently we camped with friends and the boys' tent came without poles. I did this out of necessity but it worked like a charm. In fact a small tent with no poles is now part of my hiking gear, since it weighs very little. I apologize if this is way too obvious, but when I looked up the subject I saw...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:21:48 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY lightweight glamping party lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lightweight-glamping-party-lights/
DIY lightweight glamping party lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SMALL.jpg thijsv Lightweight camping doesn't have to be boring and without style. This Instructable helps you to make your own 7 gram glamping lights to set a party atmosphere around your camping spot. All you need are some basic tools you find around the house, some electrical tape, colourful LEDs, coin cell batter...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
Installing a DIY roof rack for solar panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-DIY-roof-rack-for-solar-panels/
Installing a DIY roof rack for solar panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KJE7/IDZSFTZ7/F1AKJE7IDZSFTZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KJE7/IDZSFTZ7/F1AKJE7IDZSFTZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/KJE7/IDZSFTZ7/F1AKJE7IDZSFTZ7.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace I wanted to add solar panels to my travel truck, which meant installing a sturdy rack to mount the panels on. Instead of buying an expensive roof rack system, I commissioned a simple steel rack at the SLO MakerSpace, and then installed it on the fiberglass camper shell using stainless steel hardware...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:52:46 PDT
Canoe Flotation Chambers http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Flotation-Chambers/
Canoe Flotation Chambers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FZTT/IDZSEUT6/FH7FZTTIDZSEUT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FZTT/IDZSEUT6/FH7FZTTIDZSEUT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/FZTT/IDZSEUT6/FH7FZTTIDZSEUT6.SMALL.jpg jimmar57 I built two cedar strip canoes and taken each of them on week long wilderness adventures. One of the things I fear is having my canoe sink or scuttle if I ever capsize. I have never capsized, in one of these wood canoes at least, but I don’t know exactly how well these canoes will float. I should tr...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:54:06 PDT
Inflatable Spa Ozone Generator (an absolute must) http://www.instructables.com/id/Inflatable-Spa-Ozone-Generator-an-absolute-must/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:25:13 PDT
Twig Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Stove/
Twig Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SMALL.jpg trike road poet Here is a new stove project that allows you to cook food, heat water, make coffee, or heat a small lean-to with nothing more then small wood twigs, bits of bark and scrap wood. Instead of cutting logs and splitting fire wood, you use the usually abundant small stuff and brush found in the undergrow...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:44:53 PDT
SaveAqua Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/SaveAqua-Washing-Station/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:20:43 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
10-Minute Pop-Can Penny Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Pop-Can-Penny-Stove/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:14:09 PDT
Tent Pole Bag from Old Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Pole-Bag-from-Old-Jeans/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:53:15 PDT
Bayonet Plug Compatible LED Bulb for Older Sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bayonet-Plug-Compatible-LED-Bulb-for-Older-Sailboa/
Bayonet Plug Compatible LED Bulb for Older Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1PAE/IDUQZT48/FSP1PAEIDUQZT48.SMALL.jpg gpiwowar Do you have an old sailboat, trailer, RV or off-grid cabin that uses bayonet-style (12 V) light bulbs?Are you worried about running down your battery bank, and not being able to start your engine when it's time to move on?LED bulbs draw very little power compared to older incandescent bulbs, so chan...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:34:49 PDT
Toyota Rav4 by weekday / Camper by weekend. http://www.instructables.com/id/Toyota-Rav4-by-weekday-Camper-by-weekend/
Toyota Rav4 by weekday / Camper by weekend. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/DI0U/IDUQZ2JO/FPKDI0UIDUQZ2JO.SMALL.jpg Loblaw Summer in the Yukon is short... and coming to an end. I'm not ready to be finished with my outdoor adventuring, so to extend my season into the fall and winter I decided to convert my car into a camping space. There are many many awesome examples of vehicle conversions into sleeping spaces. The only...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:32:45 PDT
Removable Drain Covers for Sailboat Cockpit Drains http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-Drain-Covers-for-Sailboat-Cockpit-Drains/
Removable Drain Covers for Sailboat Cockpit Drains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/ESIV/IDUR0P9Y/FBIESIVIDUR0P9Y.SMALL.jpg gpiwowar If you moor your boat where there is signifcant snow and ice, you should be careful that your cockpit drains remain open, and don't ice over resulting in standing water (and a rising water level) in the cockpit.In Alaska, some people permanently remove the covers so the drains don't ice over.The dow...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:59:53 PDT
Upside Down Fire - Winter Cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Cooking-Upside-Down-Fire-Winter-Cooking/
Upside Down Fire - Winter Cooking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LXZ9/IDUQRQIX/FHXLXZ9IDUQRQIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LXZ9/IDUQRQIX/FHXLXZ9IDUQRQIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LXZ9/IDUQRQIX/FHXLXZ9IDUQRQIX.SMALL.jpg coventrymakerspace We all think of campfire cooking as being a summer activity - and some would say that is for very good reason! But the winter months are long, especially here in the UK where summer seems to consist of just a few bright warm days scattered between relentless grey days of drizzle. Outdoor living does...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:08:19 PDT
Campsite Critter Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Campsite-Critter-Catcher/
Campsite Critter Catcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 Every time we sit down to eat all the local flying creatures seem to see it as an open invitation to join us at the table. We've tried the citronella candles to ward the bugs away but still they come . . .So next step is to provide something more tempting from which they will not return . . . the Ca...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:59:07 PDT
DIY Charcoal Chimney http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Charcoal-Chimney/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:27:38 PDT
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-Of-Mosquitoes-with-a-Fan-Window-Scr/
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight (The video embedded above demonstrates how I made this trap, and written instructions are included below)When I first learned of this mosquito trap from my friend Dan Rojas (check out his YouTube channel here) I had really low expectations. The function is apparent enough in that it's just meant to ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:11:25 PDT
Orange Muffins on the Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Muffins-on-the-Fire/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:18:15 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Fire Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pads/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:58:55 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Copper Tiki Torches http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Copper-Tiki-Torches/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:25:44 PDT
Fire Lighting With The Aid of a Pencil Sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Lighting-With-The-Aid-of-a-Pencil-Sharpener/
Fire Lighting With The Aid of a Pencil Sharpener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SMALL.jpg Capsos Hi and welcome to another Instructable by me Capsos. I do hope you enjoy these and please make sure you check out my other Instructables on here, Also with that if you are into Bushcraft or would like to see a little more on what I teach then please check my Instagram page Capsos_BushcraftHave a bri...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:41:19 PDT
Preparing a Hearty Camping Meal for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Hearty-Camping-Meal-for-Two/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:16:56 PDT
Make a ultra-cheap generator for your bicycle (by cheap means from almost dirt!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ultea-cheap-generator-for-your-bicycle-from/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:17:31 PDT
campervan deployed jacks warning indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/campervan-deployed-jacks-warning-indicator/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:44:39 PDT
Ultimate Outdoor Utility Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Outdoor-Utility-Belt/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:26:31 PDT
Wooden SUP Board (environmentally friendly) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-SUP-Board-environmentally-friendly/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:44:20 PDT
Campfire Toad In The Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Campfire-Toad-In-The-Hole/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:25:18 PDT
Bow String Silencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-String-Silencer/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:24:34 PDT
Build a Three Wheel Bike Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Kinetic-Sculpture/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:52:44 PDT
Build a Gourd Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Gourd-Birdhouse/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 18:47:06 PDT
Charcoal Camping BBQ (lightweight, portable, foldable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Camping-BBQ-lightweight-portable-foldable/
Charcoal Camping BBQ (lightweight, portable, foldable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SMALL.jpg MicheleG8 How to built a DIY Camping BBQ using recycled materials.Unmounted very compact and portableNo soldering required, only a cutting tool and tolls for folding pieces of the iron sheets Camping BBQ: Blueprint Materials- 4x steel plates (35cm X 28cm)- grid for the bottom: to contain the charcoal- ste...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:46:08 PDT
Bait Trap for Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Bait-Trap-for-Fishing/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:11:16 PDT
Emergency Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fire-Starter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:19:13 PDT
Trailer Into Simple Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Into-Simple-Camper/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:46:01 PDT
Dig your way to a super massive beach hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Dig-your-way-to-a-super-massive-beach-hole/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:53:13 PDT