Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 01:19:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Bug Hotel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bug-Hotel/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:25:05 PDT
Mountain Bike "Pack Mule" http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Bike-Storage/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:33:00 PDT
D.I.Y. Oldskool Cruiser Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oldskool-Cruiser-Skateboard/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:37:19 PDT
How to Build an Artboat! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Artboat/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:56:37 PDT
Backpacking Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Tips-and-Tricks/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:14:42 PDT
Peddle Raft http://www.instructables.com/id/Peddle-Raft/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:27:31 PDT
Kayak Canopy http://www.instructables.com/id/Kayak-Canopy/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:39:23 PDT
Beachy Low Maintenance Backyard Fire Pit Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Beachy-Low-Maintenance-Backyard-Fire-Pit-Tutorial/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:29:32 PDT
Roof Rack Shower for Outdoor Activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Rack-Shower-for-Outdoor-Activities/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:53:29 PDT
Essential Oils Ant Barrier, Ant Stop for Bird Feeders http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Oils-Ant-Barrier-Ant-Stop-for-Bird-Feede/
Essential Oils Ant Barrier, Ant Stop for Bird Feeders - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JANX/ISCAU5R3/FC5JANXISCAU5R3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JANX/ISCAU5R3/FC5JANXISCAU5R3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JANX/ISCAU5R3/FC5JANXISCAU5R3.SMALL.jpg wesleyTyler ok for this i wanted a safe way to stop ants from getting in my Hummingbird, and Suet feeders, yes water works but its hot and dry in the south and it dries out, so i tried essential oils as a barrier, seems to work wellYou will need old water or soda bottlesscissors do not run with them!wire or coa...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:37:19 PDT
How to carve a flax boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-a-Flax-Boat/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:36:23 PDT
Leather National Parks Passport Stamp Journal http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-National-Parks-Passport-Stamp-Journal/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:20:31 PDT
Camp Sink - Temporary Hand Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Sink-Temporary-Hand-Washing-Station/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:48:01 PDT
12V LED aluminum garden lights http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-LED-Aluminum-Garden-Lights/
12V LED aluminum garden lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/HR5Q/ISCAY10G/FX1HR5QISCAY10G.SMALL.jpg mattcabb I don't like those solar lights with low brightness and cheap materials that fade within few weeks. So I made my own LED garden lights to use in my drive way and backyard that are modern, elegant and cheap to make. Powered by 12V controlled from my alarm system which turns it on automatically at giv...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:44 PDT
DIY Chimney Flue Cap for Shed, Pizza Oven or Outdoor Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chimney-Flue-Cap-for-Shed-Pizza-Oven-or-Outdoo/
DIY Chimney Flue Cap for Shed, Pizza Oven or Outdoor Wood Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/EL34/ISCARVB2/F4REL34ISCARVB2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/EL34/ISCARVB2/F4REL34ISCARVB2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/EL34/ISCARVB2/F4REL34ISCARVB2.SMALL.jpg leeroystake A quick and (relatively) easy chimney flue cap for a workshop wood burner/heater, or outdoor pizza oven made from an offcut of flue. Getting started: Recently I decided to install a wood burner in my workshop after struggling through a few weeks of winter. Once the heater was installed and the fl...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:08:20 PDT
Portable Mini Camp/Survival Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Mini-CampSurvival-Stove/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:14:39 PDT
How to belay with an ATC belay device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Belay-With-an-ATC-Belay-Device/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:36:25 PDT
Aquarium Filtration: Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Filtration-Moving-Bed-Biofilm-Reactor-MBB/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:00:14 PDT
Solar Charging phone charger on steroids. Intro and parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Charging-Phone-Charger-on-Steroids-Intro-and/
Solar Charging phone charger on steroids. Intro and parts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/ALUW/ISCALEC4/FTTALUWISCALEC4.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Visit my YouTube for all of my hacks and videos. Don't forget to SUBCRIBE!!!!! Thriftstore Hacker on YouTubeWhen at the lake, out in the field, camping, picnicking, or have a power outage a backup battery to charge your phone is a great thing to have. Most backup batteries you can buy over the coun...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:06:13 PDT
Wood pile "book end" supports from pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pile-book-End-Supports-From-Pallet/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:36:19 PDT
SUP From Whitewater Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/SUP-From-Whitewater-Canoe/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:39:37 PDT
Bike Tire Blowout! How to Fix-a-Flat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Blowout-Fix-a-Flat/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:37:43 PDT
Fix and Strengthen Broken Dog Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-and-Strengthen-Broken-Dog-Cable/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:48:08 PDT
Fly Dryer / Floating Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Dryer-Floating-Keychain/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:24:41 PDT
Tree Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Platform/
Tree Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/P4OI/ISB3QC7E/F1MP4OIISB3QC7E.SMALL.jpg alexsmaf Hey guys,As most of you probably have, I've always dreamed of having a tree house and I never stopped dreaming about it! It's very important to live in the real world but it's even more important to never stop dreaming...as someone once said something like this: Never stop dreaming! No one can ever ...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:46:27 PDT
Family Hammock made from recycled flags http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Hammock-Made-From-Recycled-Flags/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:08:23 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
Weber BBQ Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Weber-BBQ-Table/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:52:15 PDT
Leather Bush-knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Bush-knife-Sheath/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:32:56 PDT
Bug House for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-House-for-Kids/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:48:10 PDT
how to shave with an axe http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shave-with-an-axe/
how to shave with an axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Few things are manlier than shaving with a straight razor, except maybe shaving with an axe. Having never shaved with a straight razor before I decided if I was going to learn to shave with a single blade I was going to start in the deep end and learn with an axe. Go big, or go home. So, I sharpened...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:28:51 PDT
Mounting Solar Power Bank without Bike Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-Solar-Power-Bank-Without-Bike-Mount/
Mounting Solar Power Bank without Bike Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/CANF/IRXTNMI6/FP1CANFIRXTNMI6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/CANF/IRXTNMI6/FP1CANFIRXTNMI6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/CANF/IRXTNMI6/FP1CANFIRXTNMI6.SMALL.jpg IbniH This is an instructable of mounting solar power bank on bike using a rubber band.Every time I've a rough ride, my bike mount usually fall off or worst.... broken!The worst of all, what ever I attached on it will received the same fate (whether my smart phone or my power bank).I'm sure you all have h...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:43:37 PDT
Refurbish a Vintage 1950's bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Vintage-1950s-Bike/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:23:28 PDT
CAMP STORAGE / COOKING STATION http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMP-STORAGE-COOKING-STATION/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 16:30:33 PDT
Catfish and Snapping Turtle Bait Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Catfish-and-Snapping-Turtle-Bait-Bags/
Catfish and Snapping Turtle Bait Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7I3G/IRXTFJ1S/F0C7I3GIRXTFJ1S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7I3G/IRXTFJ1S/F0C7I3GIRXTFJ1S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/7I3G/IRXTFJ1S/F0C7I3GIRXTFJ1S.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog For anybody that enjoys being Outside for Summer Fun, fishing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, spend time with family and friends, or just relax.This short and simple "ible" will show a sure fire way to catch what lurks on the bottom of your favorite fishing hole. And, keep your BAIT ON THE HOO...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 22:51:00 PDT
Tomahawk Survival Axe (that opens beers!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomahawk-Survival-Axe-that-Opens-Beers/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:51:24 PDT
Dragon's Teeth Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragons-Teeth-Paracord-Bracelet/
Dragon's Teeth Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/ZG5J/IRXTDDQM/F19ZG5JIRXTDDQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/ZG5J/IRXTDDQM/F19ZG5JIRXTDDQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/ZG5J/IRXTDDQM/F19ZG5JIRXTDDQM.SMALL.jpg BroadKaymon Hey everybody, today I will show you how to make the Dragon's teeth paracord bracelet Gather materials For this instructable, you will need:-paracord-buckle-scissors-lighter-needle nosed pliers -jig (optional) Creating the setup Alright, first we need to make a four strands cow hitch setup.Ste...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:22:21 PDT
Bicycle Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer/
Bicycle Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/SIVD/IRXTDM9Q/FJRSIVDIRXTDM9Q.SMALL.jpg ianpallen Another bicycle trailer I built for my son. This was built with the left over frame parts of the other trailer I built. The wheels were off a bmx childs scooter. The axle is a M10 threaded rod. Body is 5.5mm plywood. After joining the three parts of the child carrier trailer frame together and ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:12:08 PDT
Gazebo - Part 1 Foundation - Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Gazebo-Part-1-Foundation-Overview/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:45:24 PDT
Gazebo - Part 2 Pavers - Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Gazebo-Part-2-Pavers-Overview/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:47:50 PDT
Gazebo - Part 3 Structure and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Gazebo-Part-3-Structure-and-Bench/
Gazebo - Part 3 Structure and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/MNUF/IRXTBV1X/FJKMNUFIRXTBV1X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/MNUF/IRXTBV1X/FJKMNUFIRXTBV1X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/MNUF/IRXTBV1X/FJKMNUFIRXTBV1X.SMALL.jpg swimspud This is Part 3 - Structure & Bench, of the Gazebo series. Click here for part 1 and part 2.This part of the instructable is about the wooden elements of the project. The structure portion was put up many months ahead of the bench, as it took me quite a long time to decide on what to do there and t...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:14:53 PDT
Make your own charcoal at home (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Charcoal-at-Home-Video/
Make your own charcoal at home (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/MRA3/IRXTKCVS/FWGMRA3IRXTKCVS.SMALL.jpg MiiBooth In this project I'm going to show you how to make your own charcoal from junk wood at home for free.If you don't prefer to read, you can skip it and watch the video instead where I have explained all the steps in detail. If you do, then continue reading the written steps along with pictures in the f...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:50:23 PDT
Plasti- Dip Glove Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasti-Dip-Glove-Repair/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:42:24 PDT
Chain Mail Trilobite Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-Mail-Trilobite-Paracord-Bracelet/
Chain Mail Trilobite Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/TE3N/IRXT7A8I/F68TE3NIRXT7A8I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/TE3N/IRXT7A8I/F68TE3NIRXT7A8I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F68/TE3N/IRXT7A8I/F68TE3NIRXT7A8I.SMALL.jpg BroadKaymon Hey everyone, today I present to you... The Chain Mail Trilobite Paracord bracelet. Gather materials The things you'll need are:-Paracord-Stainless steel open jump rings (10mm diameter)-Snap shackleYou can get the jump rings here: https://www.amazon.com/HOUSWEETY-50PCs-Stainless-Steel-Findings/dp...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:56:32 PDT
Pond Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pond-Filter-1/
Pond Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XA58/IRXT2U9X/F3PXA58IRXT2U9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XA58/IRXT2U9X/F3PXA58IRXT2U9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/XA58/IRXT2U9X/F3PXA58IRXT2U9X.SMALL.jpg TJLee089 My backyard pond consists of a 2000 gallon main pond and a 300 gallon header pond. Water is recycled from the main pond to the header pond which provides settling/filtration and biological treatment. Originally, this was achieved by passing the water through about 15 cubic feet of lava rock. Althoug...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:58:38 PDT
Paracord Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Snake/
Paracord Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/9UAD/IRXSYRPW/FY89UADIRXSYRPW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/9UAD/IRXSYRPW/FY89UADIRXSYRPW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/9UAD/IRXSYRPW/FY89UADIRXSYRPW.SMALL.jpg BroadKaymon Hey guys, I've gotten a lot a feedback about my profile photo, asking about an instructable on how to make the Paracord snake pictured, so I brought up this: Gathering materials Alright, so you will need:-Paracord-Wire coat hanger-Scissors-Lighter-Needle nosed pliers-Wire Cutter-Toothpicks-Zip ti...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:53:34 PDT
DIY Wood Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Planter/
DIY Wood Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/FU0E/IRXSY1EP/FAYFU0EIRXSY1EP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/FU0E/IRXSY1EP/FAYFU0EIRXSY1EP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/FU0E/IRXSY1EP/FAYFU0EIRXSY1EP.SMALL.jpg He Se This is my instructable to build a wood planter that fits your plant. I have a palm and it is just too big for it´s old planter. I searched everywhere to get a bigger planter but I couldn´t find one. I thought of using a rain barrel, but that would look akward. So I decided to build one by my own th...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:37:30 PDT
Easy File Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-File-Knife/
Easy File Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/VEAG/IRXSXLYP/FIFVEAGIRXSXLYP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/VEAG/IRXSXLYP/FIFVEAGIRXSXLYP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/VEAG/IRXSXLYP/FIFVEAGIRXSXLYP.SMALL.jpg milo_baker I picked up an old skinny file in a flea market and decided to make a knife from it, I did not want to have to heat treat it or put in hours of sanding, so I left the finish minimal and the blade cool as I ground it. It took about 2 days (including glue drying time) Design I drew up the design fr...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 02:07:49 PDT
Reclaimed Cable Spool into Cheap Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Cable-Spool-Into-Cheap-Picnic-Table/
Reclaimed Cable Spool into Cheap Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/89VF/IRXSVA1V/F5N89VFIRXSVA1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/89VF/IRXSVA1V/F5N89VFIRXSVA1V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/89VF/IRXSVA1V/F5N89VFIRXSVA1V.SMALL.jpg dtuininga Have you ever seen one of those old giant wooden spools and thought, "I bet that would make a pretty handy table! Too bad it's so ugly." What if I told you it could be cleaned up and turned into something attractive and functional for around $30 of materials and a couple afternoons of work? It can!...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:55:48 PDT
Aquaponic System (WITH TURTLES!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponic-System-WITH-TURTLES/
Aquaponic System (WITH TURTLES!!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/6JVL/IQW1HEFS/FHN6JVLIQW1HEFS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/6JVL/IQW1HEFS/FHN6JVLIQW1HEFS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/6JVL/IQW1HEFS/FHN6JVLIQW1HEFS.SMALL.jpg Ninerd With those unfamiliar with aquaponics it is the same concept as hydroponics except the nutrients is supplied by fish or other aquatic animals. A more in depth description of aquaponics is that the waste fish excrete ammonia (NH3) is converted by one type of bacteria to nitrite (NO2) then another gro...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:13:56 PDT