Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:29:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Drive-In Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-In-Bike-Parking/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:53:37 PDT
Pop-On Bicycle Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-On-Bicycle-Pedal/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:07:35 PDT
Storm Proof Survival Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-Proof-Survival-Matches/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:03:21 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Model rocket launch pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-Launch-Pad/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:00:32 PDT
Improved Soda Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Soda-Can-Stove/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:22:51 PDT
BlockLam Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/BlockLam-Knife/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:54:51 PDT
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Foot-3V-Geodesic-EMT-Dome/
24 foot, 3V Geodesic EMT Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/4YNU/INKG5KLC/FTQ4YNUINKG5KLC.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge In 2011, like many, many other desert goers, I built a geodesic dome for shelter from the sun, wind, and some of the dust to be found in the Black Rock Desert. At the time I found it exceedingly easy to find resources on how to calculate strut lengths, and how to build a dome skeleton from Electrica...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:53:05 PDT
Aluminium Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Alcohol-Stove/
Aluminium Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this guide I'll show you how to make an easy alcohol stove from an aluminium can/bottle.I know... You are probably thinking "Yet another alcohol stove? Really??" Well..I know that the internet is full of tutorials, videos and photos that explain how to make an alcohol stove but... Why...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:00:14 PDT
Garage D-ring Bike Locking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-D-ring-Bike-Locking-Station/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:23:21 PDT
Easy and Simple Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Simple-Solar-Oven/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:36:10 PDT
Solar Eclipse Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Eclipse-Viewer/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:36:45 PDT
Bamboo shavette $0.08 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Shavette/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 09:40:33 PDT
KP V-form fireplace, grill, skewer, all in one http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-V-form-Fireplace-Grill-Spice-All-in-One/
KP V-form fireplace, grill, skewer, all in one - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik As a hiker and fan of bush/wilderness/nature, I like to make fire and thus "have perfect TV“ during camp evenings.Also, my experience with fire on ground gave me an idea to make fire a little above ground, so as to get better combustion. Old Roman fire cast-iron grate was an initial starter to test ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:18:43 PDT
21 Brilliant Camping Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliant-Camping-Hacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/FP1G/INHOQZS2/FP9FP1GINHOQZS2.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The difference between a good camping trip and a great one comes down to the details.These 21 camping hacks and projects will be sure to make your next camping trip more warm, clean, illuminated, tasty, and comfortable. Can Stove Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) Canvas Campin...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:15:44 PDT
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Quick Skills #8: How to tie the Tumble Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-8-How-to-Tie-the-Tumble-Hitch/
Quick Skills #8: How to tie the Tumble Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/RA9Q/IN362YNY/FZFRA9QIN362YNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/RA9Q/IN362YNY/FZFRA9QIN362YNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/RA9Q/IN362YNY/FZFRA9QIN362YNY.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,this weeks video is a new episode of my Quick Skills series. I was thinking that demonstrating how to tie a quick release knot would be an interesting addition to previous knots & lashings before we move on to other skill areas. I found this knot on Animatedknots.com and chose it due to ...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:35:39 PDT
Easy-build Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-build-Bike-Trailer/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:33:07 PDT
Lessen the chance of your bike getting stolen http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessen-the-Chance-of-Your-Bike-Getting-Stolen/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:39:05 PDT
How to Create an Awesome Succulent Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Succulent-Planter/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 17:10:58 PDT
Restore an Old "Balkan" Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Balkan-Bike/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:40:27 PDT
Finding and Processing Your Own Natural Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-and-Processing-Your-Own-Natural-Clay/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:48:32 PDT
Paracord Fid http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Fid/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:32:07 PDT
Snake Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Snake-Lashing/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 10:34:02 PDT
Weld Free Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-Free-Electric-Longboard/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:51:12 PDT
Mini Project #15: Mini Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-15-Mini-Alcohol-Stove/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:55:24 PDT
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
Effective Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Effective-Solar-Oven/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:29:36 PDT
Replacing a Guide on a Fishing Rod http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Guide-on-a-Fishing-Rod/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 03:41:00 PDT
Paracord Folding Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Folding-Lawn-Chair/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:20:45 PDT
Mini Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Kit-6/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:35:21 PDT
13 Projects to Help You Escape to Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Projects-to-Help-You-Escape-to-Nature/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RQYD/IN943DGX/FR1RQYDIN943DGX.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz Every day feels like Saturday when you're in nature. Fresh air, trees, scenic hikes, and sleeping on the ground can reset your brain like nothing else can. If you're looking to escape reality and reconnect with nature, this collection of projects, tips, and essentials will get you on your way. Gy...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:05:34 PDT
Tackle Box Organization Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tackle-Box-Organization-Hack/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:19:23 PDT
Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me Whirligig http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoo-Fly-Dont-Bother-Me-Whirligig/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:12:02 PDT
Customize Your Skateboard Deck! http://www.instructables.com/id/Customize-Your-Skateboard-Deck/
Customize Your Skateboard Deck! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/9HCX/IN69DPIN/FGS9HCXIN69DPIN.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid My daughter's been bugging me for a long board skateboard for years now. For her birthday this year she only asked for like three things, one of which was a Star Wars Storm Trooper longboard. "I really want a Yoda drop deck longboard," she says, "But I can't find one. This is the closest thing I ...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:04:05 PDT
Rapier Fuego Retro Model Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapier-Fuego-Retro-Model-Plane/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:59:44 PDT
Wood Bicycle Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bicycle-Fender/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:04:11 PDT
MAKE A SHURIKEN (NINJA THROWING STAR) http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-SHURIKEN-NINJA-THROWING-STAR/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:43:51 PDT
Solar Powered Hose Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Hose-Pipe/
Solar Powered Hose Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/OWDU/IMRYUJ8F/FLMOWDUIMRYUJ8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/OWDU/IMRYUJ8F/FLMOWDUIMRYUJ8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/OWDU/IMRYUJ8F/FLMOWDUIMRYUJ8F.SMALL.jpg alisonb I have a tiny (8X10 Mtrs) urban garden that I have always watered using a watering can with no problems. Then as arthritis and rheumatism got worse I have been unable to use the watering can as not only is it hard on my hands, wrists and shoulders it is hard on my knees making repeated trips to the ...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 09:40:56 PDT
My first knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Knife-2/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:31:00 PDT
The PondCam. a Cheap Underwater Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/The-PondCam-a-Cheap-Underwater-Camera/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:57:08 PDT
Cover a bike frame with comics (or other paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cover-a-Bike-Frame-With-Comics-or-Other-Paper/
Cover a bike frame with comics (or other paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/PH6N/IN3EEINE/FR2PH6NIN3EEINE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/PH6N/IN3EEINE/FR2PH6NIN3EEINE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/PH6N/IN3EEINE/FR2PH6NIN3EEINE.SMALL.jpg uersel Sometimes things just come together like pieces of a puzzle you didn't know you were doing:There was this bike I had hanging for almost a year on the wall of my cellar. I pulled it out of a heap of trash on the roadside once and brought it home on my shoulder while riding my bike with the kids in th...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 14:48:35 PDT
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-and-Duct-Tape-Keeper/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 06:00:42 PDT
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Backcountry-Camping-Preparation-Checklis/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
DIY kayak carts (from a stroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Carts-from-a-Stroller/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:08:30 PDT
MY $120 "Lollipop" Chicken Coop http://www.instructables.com/id/MY-120-Lollipop-Chicken-Coop/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:32:43 PDT
Wooden Bottle Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Cage/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:46:55 PDT
DIY Primitive Pottery Firing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Primitive-Pottery-Firing/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 20:13:06 PDT
Cycle-car http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycle-car/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:56:17 PDT
Bicycle Helmet Cover Feathers & Flames http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Helmet-Cover-Feathers-Flames/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 21:14:33 PDT