Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 May 2018 01:40:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 SCUBA Weights http://www.instructables.com/id/SCUBA-Weights/
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Tue, 22 May 2018 11:28:30 PDT
Flower Garden Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Garden-Spinner/
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Mon, 21 May 2018 19:59:21 PDT
Hike Like a Pro With These 6 Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hike-Efficiently/
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Sat, 19 May 2018 11:49:53 PDT
Kitty Cat Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitty-Cat-Stove/
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Mon, 21 May 2018 06:50:05 PDT
Continuous Compost Tea Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuous-Compost-Tea-Bin/
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Sun, 20 May 2018 22:46:27 PDT
Over Shoulder Water Bottle Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Shoulder-Water-Bottle-Carrier/
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Sun, 20 May 2018 08:16:25 PDT
Hiding Your Very Own Treasure http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-Your-Very-Own-Treasure/
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Sat, 19 May 2018 21:15:49 PDT
Bike Protein Bar Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Protein-Bar-Holder/
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Sat, 19 May 2018 17:31:10 PDT
Outdoor Scavenger Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Scavenger-Hunt/
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Sat, 19 May 2018 08:41:26 PDT
Take Your Workouts Into the Wild http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Your-Workouts-Into-the-Wild/
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Thu, 17 May 2018 13:54:59 PDT
Planter Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Boxes/
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Thu, 17 May 2018 09:09:18 PDT
DIY Climbing Pegboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Climbing-Pegboard/
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Thu, 17 May 2018 08:49:02 PDT
Cast Concrete Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Concrete-Bench/
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Wed, 16 May 2018 13:12:18 PDT
Yard Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Yard-Dice-1/
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Fri, 11 May 2018 21:42:59 PDT
Movable Dock, Lego Style Brick Legs, Under $300 Part I http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-Dock-Lego-Style-Brick-Legs-Under-300-Part-/
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Fri, 11 May 2018 11:43:14 PDT
10 Tips for Hiking in the Pyrenees: Andorra http://www.instructables.com/id/Andorra-10-Tips-for-Hiking-in-the-Pyrenees/
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Tue, 8 May 2018 12:57:48 PDT
Transparent Roof Pergola on a Budget. http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Roof-Pergola-for-Less-Than-300/
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Thu, 3 May 2018 13:49:40 PDT
Canoe Paddle - Custom Cherry Wood Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/Canoe-Paddle-Custom-Cherry-Wood-Paddle/
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Thu, 3 May 2018 12:19:19 PDT
How to Plant Small Snake Plants & Succulents in Small Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plant-Small-Snake-Plants-Succulents-in-Smal/
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Thu, 3 May 2018 10:16:38 PDT
Speed Campus Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Campus-Board/
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Thu, 3 May 2018 10:45:13 PDT
Mushroom Determination Kit, Pocket Sized and Made From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mushroom-Determination-Kit-Pocket-Sized-and-Made-F/
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Sun, 29 Apr 2018 17:36:15 PDT
Measure the Distance Between You and the Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-the-Distance-Between-You-and-the-Stars/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:03:49 PDT
Ultraheat: the Latest in Pennystove Technology http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultraheat-the-Latest-in-Pennystove-Technology/
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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:46:31 PDT
Soil Sieve Sifter Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Soil-Sieve-Sifter-Machine/
Soil Sieve Sifter Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/V9EL/JGGTDPOT/FSWV9ELJGGTDPOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/V9EL/JGGTDPOT/FSWV9ELJGGTDPOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/V9EL/JGGTDPOT/FSWV9ELJGGTDPOT.SMALL.jpg Ryan110 I wanted a really easy way of sifting soil for my vegetable patch. I already owned a Belle electric mixer which you can pickup very cheaply. I also purchased another barrel which I cut about to make my sieve. You Will Need Belle Mixer Barrel Wire Mesh Wire Cutters Angle Grinder Cutting Disks X5 M10...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:43:28 PDT
Tie Fighter Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Tie-Fighter-Fire-Pit/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:44:58 PDT
Polar Star Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Polar-Star-Clock/
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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:48:24 PDT
Model Rocket Engine Thrust Measurement Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-Engine-Thrust-Measurement-Stand/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:18:21 PDT
Water Purifying Solar Distillery http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Purifying-Solar-Distillery/
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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:40:48 PDT
How to Make a Nest Box for Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Nest-Box-for-Birds/
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:11:37 PDT
DIY Yard Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Yard-Dice/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:07:35 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pontoon-Boat-1/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:53:32 PDT
Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Roof-Rack-With-Accessories/
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Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:13:48 PDT
Portable Camping and Surfing Shower http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Camping-and-Surfing-Shower/
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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:58:53 PDT
PlantGrafting http://www.instructables.com/id/PlantGrafting/
PlantGrafting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9XY5/JFSTJDUI/FWU9XY5JFSTJDUI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9XY5/JFSTJDUI/FWU9XY5JFSTJDUI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9XY5/JFSTJDUI/FWU9XY5JFSTJDUI.SMALL.jpg cjbulanda Plant Grafting is the horticultural technique of mending two plants together so as to continue their growth. In this Instructable we will show you the steps needed to Graft two vegetable plants and the equipment you'll need to do it. What You'll Need. In order to graft a plant you'll need two pl...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:03:04 PDT
Kitty-Litter Delta - DIY Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitty-Litter-Delta/
Kitty-Litter Delta - DIY Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/V1A5/JFSIXLHO/F99V1A5JFSIXLHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/V1A5/JFSIXLHO/F99V1A5JFSIXLHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/V1A5/JFSIXLHO/F99V1A5JFSIXLHO.SMALL.jpg Jadem52 I love my three cats, but it is my job to change their litter every week! I don’t mind this that much because I love my cats and want them to be happy, however, I noticed that we go through a lot of litter bags. I also noticed that the material is very light and durable and so I wondered, wouldn’t i...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2018 16:28:48 PDT
Wooden Hydrofoil http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hydrofoil/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 23:37:21 PDT
Birdhouse From an Old PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Birdhouse-From-an-Old-PVC-Pipe/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 14:16:27 PDT
Simple Pallet Fire Wood Rack and IBC Tote Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pallet-Fire-Wood-Rack-and-IBC-Tote-Roof/
Simple Pallet Fire Wood Rack and IBC Tote Roof - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/S8ER/JFCT6224/F2KS8ERJFCT6224.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/S8ER/JFCT6224/F2KS8ERJFCT6224.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/S8ER/JFCT6224/F2KS8ERJFCT6224.SMALL.jpg rowerwet If you use firewood for your main source of heat, before long you will learn that it is very important to use seasoned wood.Seasoned wood is wood that has dried to a low moisture content, making it easy to burn, and reducing the buildup of creosote inside the chimney. Burning wet wood actually waste...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 07:58:33 PDT
Bird Feeder Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-Feeder-Shelter/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:10:05 PDT
How to Clean a Pool Cartridge Filter System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Pool-Cartridge-Filter-System/
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 23:04:00 PDT
Wooden Roof Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Roof-Rack/
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 09:13:51 PDT
How to Convert a Backpack Into a Water Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-Backpack-Into-a-Water-Pack/
How to Convert a Backpack Into a Water Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/R6TG/JF34AXAS/FU1R6TGJF34AXAS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/R6TG/JF34AXAS/FU1R6TGJF34AXAS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/R6TG/JF34AXAS/FU1R6TGJF34AXAS.SMALL.jpg BMATTICE Hi. This is my first post on Instructables. I'm a trail runner and I'm training for my first 50-mile Ultra coming up this July. I started a blog called Runoft.com to help others along in the process I'm going through in training for my first Ultra.Last week I was learning about hydration and hydrati...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:49:08 PDT
Wallet Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-Knife/
Wallet Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/1IZA/JF3431EA/FX11IZAJF3431EA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/1IZA/JF3431EA/FX11IZAJF3431EA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/1IZA/JF3431EA/FX11IZAJF3431EA.SMALL.jpg IJustLikeMakingThings I've had this idea for a long time of making a small knife that could be retained in a credit card sized sheath so that it could fit in my wallet. This one was made with recycled materials as it was a first test of the design while I am also working on the second version that would use a known steel...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 05:29:16 PDT
DIY Electric Longboard for 146$ or 4638฿ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Longboard-for-146-or-4638/
DIY Electric Longboard for 146$ or 4638฿ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/OKKY/JEYIWVH0/FNFOKKYJEYIWVH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/OKKY/JEYIWVH0/FNFOKKYJEYIWVH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/OKKY/JEYIWVH0/FNFOKKYJEYIWVH0.SMALL.jpg dew.passakorn21 Introduction: My everyday life is traveling between the buildings in the university campus. An electric skateboard is an option to make my life fast and fun. In this article, I’m going to show you how to make an awesome Electric longboard with the normal equipment and material...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 04:37:48 PDT
Landing a Rocket Vertically, Without Being a Billionaire Aka Rocket Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-a-Rocket-Vertically-Without-Being-a-Millio/
Landing a Rocket Vertically, Without Being a Billionaire Aka Rocket Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/9LBI/JEST4CI1/F2Q9LBIJEST4CI1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/9LBI/JEST4CI1/F2Q9LBIJEST4CI1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/9LBI/JEST4CI1/F2Q9LBIJEST4CI1.SMALL.jpg RC Lover san This is my patent pending Rocket Drone.Since SpaceX and Blue Origin achieved the vertical landing of their own rockets, to obtain the reusability of the Falcon 9 and the New Shepard, I've been fascinated (and obsessed at the same time), by these accomplishments. In short words, I've designed my own ...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2018 05:43:01 PDT
A Giant Ammontilus: Creating Spiral Stairs With Mosaics http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-Paths-Steps/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:09:09 PDT
Purple Heart Wood Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Heart-Wood-Longboard/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:16:47 PDT
Build Your Own Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Skateboard/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 06:05:46 PDT
How to Snowboard for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Snowboard-for-Beginners/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2018 05:18:22 PDT
How to Build a Fish Pond or Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fish-Pond/
How to Build a Fish Pond or Garden Pond - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/JRW7/G0Y6U7EW/F2XJRW7G0Y6U7EW.SMALL.jpg metanoia I thought I would share how I built our pond in case you would like to replicate it yourself. I'm no expert on landscape design so I may not be able to answer questions if it isn't included here. I started off reading a lot of things on the internet and there is so much conflicting information and a...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 02:37:27 PDT