Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:24:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessons-of-a-Knife-making-the-ultimate-bush-tool/
Lessons of a Knife - making the ultimate bush tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Y0BH/HZ13LHFR/FR2Y0BHHZ13LHFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Y0BH/HZ13LHFR/FR2Y0BHHZ13LHFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/Y0BH/HZ13LHFR/FR2Y0BHHZ13LHFR.SMALL.jpg bricobart "Which knife is best?"Every adventurer, trekker, hunter, survivalist or geek gets sooner or later faced with that one, simple, haunting question: "Which knife is best?"Believe it or not, but those four words chased me for many, many years. In the beginning, when I was a kid, I suffered in silence, t...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:09:38 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Snow Tiger Paracord bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Tiger-Paracord-bracelet/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:01 PDT
How to make your own DIY leather bicycle grips (with wasted materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-DIY-leather-bicycle-grips-wit/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:47:44 PDT
Free-Standing Portable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Standing-Portable-Hammock-Stand/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:09:26 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-a-Skin-on-Frame-Kayak/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 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
SILENCE those rattling V-Brakes! (ninja style) http://www.instructables.com/id/SILENCE-those-rattling-V-Brakes-ninja-style/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:33:27 PDT
Aluminum Boat Fishing Conversation and Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Boat-Fishing-Conversation-and-Restoration/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:20:52 PDT
Arrow Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Quiver-2/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:57:50 PDT
(TCT)Tent Camper Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/TCTTent-Camper-Trailer/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:22:16 PDT
shark week projects http://www.instructables.com/id/shark-week-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Shark Week is here and we've got loads of projects to make it even more exciting! Whether you want to dress yourself, your pets, or your vehicle as a shark, or eat food shaped like a shark - we have you covered. :DCheck out the projects below to make your Shark Week extra jawsome. shark week cat c...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:50:08 PDT
Sharked kayak trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharked-kayak-container/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 23:48:02 PDT
Electric Trolling Motor Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Super-Quiet-Electric-Canoe/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:31:32 PDT
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Trailer-Yakima-CaddyYak-Hack/
Bicycle Trailer - Yakima CaddyYak Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/5PRR/HYPNXKQP/FNM5PRRHYPNXKQP.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid I know what you are thinking - "Geez, another bicycle trailer?" There are a bunch of great bike trailers on Instructables, I know because I studied (here's the COLLECTION I created). I studied because I've been wanting to build one for years. As luck would have it, I just traded a bulky office part...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:16 PDT
Restoring vintage tandem bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-vintage-tandem-bicycle/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:03:26 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
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Yucca-Fibre-with-Primitive-Tools/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:17:18 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Barefoot-Waterski/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
How to Cut Grip Tape Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Grip-Tape-Art/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:31:43 PDT
55" Dancer Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/55-Dancer-Longboard/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:31:30 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Swimsuit-Dryer/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
Waterproof Storage Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Storage-Tube/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:19:15 PDT
Adaptive Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Tricycle/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 15:45:09 PDT
Multi Bike Parking http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Bike-Parking/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:45:30 PDT
Bed Liner Bike Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Liner-Bike-Frame/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 21:02:37 PDT
How to Make a Slate Ulu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Slate-Ulu/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:08:47 PDT
Roller Derby #10 Look-a-Like Vintage Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Roller-Derby-10-Look-a-Like-Vintage-Skateboard/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:02:52 PDT
Make a Mini-cruiser board from an old Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-cruiser-board-from-an-old-Skateboard/
Make a Mini-cruiser board from an old Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/NILQ/HYE5XWPL/FQNNILQHYE5XWPL.SMALL.jpg The Engineer As Hero I've been longboarding on and off for years, and not too long ago it occurred to me that the reason i wasn't skating more was that my longboard was a bit of a big bulky pain in the arse to carry around if i skated down to go shopping in town, or went out to the pub on it. I considered buying a small...
By: The Engineer As Hero

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:02:02 PDT
Emergency fishing line http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-fishing-line/
Emergency fishing line - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/K0M3/HYZX1OWC/FOYK0M3HYZX1OWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/K0M3/HYZX1OWC/FOYK0M3HYZX1OWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/K0M3/HYZX1OWC/FOYK0M3HYZX1OWC.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi With this DIY tool you can easily make very long fishing lines in emergency circumstances. Not only that, you can make a strong plastic wire to wrap wood branches together and build structures, you can easily replace you shoe laces, hang up food to trees during the night, build an hammock, or net to...
By: andrea biffi

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 11:40:52 PDT
Floating Camera Mount for Underwater video http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Camera-Mount-for-Underwater-video/
Floating Camera Mount for Underwater video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/2UDU/HYC6GGHD/F2O2UDUHYC6GGHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/2UDU/HYC6GGHD/F2O2UDUHYC6GGHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/2UDU/HYC6GGHD/F2O2UDUHYC6GGHD.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a simple camera mount for under water video, that floats to the surface if you drop it. I got the idea from a mixture of different mounts and bobbers but a good bit of the credit for the idea goes too mcogan and their Underwater camera mount. Hopefully this is use full to you and you have f...
By: camping crazy

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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 19:07:14 PDT
Ski-bike ( full suspension ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-bike-full-suspension-/
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By: Le Boeuf

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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:59:04 PDT
Relive your childhood with your first bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Live-your-childhood-with-your-first-bicycle/
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By: Mr. Noack

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:57:37 PDT
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-trailer-for-heavy-cargo/
Bicycle trailer for heavy cargo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/FOY3/HYBDILD0/FWCFOY3HYBDILD0.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you need to transport heavy cargo with your bike you can build a tough trailer like the one I helped to build in Piubici for the Bricheco girl. Unlike the first trailer I built, this one is bigger and heavier, but let you carry whatever you wish.You only need a pair of small bicycle wheels and so...
By: andrea biffi

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:53:27 PDT
Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Longboard/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:06:43 PDT
Big Bad Vader Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bad-Vader-Log-Burner/
Big Bad Vader Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Back by popular demand.The last few vader log burners I've made have caused quite a storm. With this one I wanted to go bigger and badder and try and capture more of the original shape and styling.The bottle I used was a 46kg I think...yeah pretty big... Marking Out I magic marketed the face and ...
By: doddieszoomer

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:25:10 PDT
Cheap bike rack for a pickup truck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bike-rack-for-a-pickup-truck-bed/
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By: ColumbusCOOK

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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:19:28 PDT
Repair Termite Eaten Dinghy Transom http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Termite-Eaten-Dinghy-Transom/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:41:13 PDT
6-Pack Bike Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Pack-Bike-Holder/
6-Pack Bike Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/NDOC/HYAE6TQW/FOFNDOCHYAE6TQW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many times have you run out of drinks at the BBQ and found yourself dangerously fumbling with a 6-pack while biking back from the corner store? You need a 6-Pack Bike Holder! With 5 bucks and 10 minutes, you can make a durable lightweight strap that will carry the 6-pack for you on your bike's t...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:06:52 PDT
Quick-Release Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Axe-Holster/
Quick-Release Axe Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8652/HY7T31RC/FSW8652HY7T31RC.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik PREFACE: Do you like the great outdoors; do you believe an axe is a necessary tool when venturing into them? Well my friend(s), if yes is your answer do I have an Instructable for you!This Instructable is the answer to a problem I recurrently noticed when I started portaging with a group of friends ...
By: Cmdr. Vik

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:19 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SMALL.jpg skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/JTVD/HY7T0F20/FD9JTVDHY7T0F20.SMALL.jpg YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...
By: YPF

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Handmade Knife and sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Knife-and-sheath/
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By: the binks

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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:50:22 PDT
Foolproof Rebar Pulling http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Rebar-Pulling/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:51 PDT
Triangle Wheel Reflectors - Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangle-Wheel-Reflectors/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:44 PDT
Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Eno-Camping-Hammock-DIY-Knock-Off/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:42 PDT
Blue LED Bike Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-LED-Bike-Wheel/
Blue LED Bike Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/62S5/HY12F53R/FF662S5HY12F53R.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this ible i'll show you how to build a funny and cool LED project.I'll basically secure 6 blue LEDs to the spokes of the wheel. The result will be fabulous! And it's also a useful project because these LEDs, while cycling, will make a perfect bright circle that will help car drivers t...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:31 PDT
Paddleboat using recycled materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddleboat-using-recycled-materials/
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By: goyo81

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:13:18 PDT
Playmobile bicycle valve caps http://www.instructables.com/id/Playmobile-bicycle-valve-caps/
Playmobile bicycle valve caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/E1AL/HY0877PS/F06E1ALHY0877PS.SMALL.jpg uersel As you might know from my latest instructables, I bought a beat down bicycle (made by NSU in the early fifties) with the idea to create a bike worthy and capable of towing my red kids-trailer.The bike is done by now, and this instructabe is about the custom valve caps, I made for it. materials and...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:15:57 PDT