Instructables: exploring - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:19:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Three-Marshmallow-Toaster/
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/83T7/HUCTS76H/FSC83T7HUCTS76H.SMALL.jpg glassgiant The only thing better than a toasted marshmallow is a perfectly toasted marshmallow.   You can make 'em three at a time with this.  You can also roast hotdogs, weiners, footlongs and tubesteaks.  So, it's versatile. You'll need some wood glue, 3/4 inch stock, 1/4 inch birch plywood,  3/8 inch spruc...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:25 PDT
The Real Axe For Men http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Real-Axe-For-Men/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:44 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Outdoor Survival Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're planning for a camping trip or the zombie apocalypse, these outdoor survival skills are sure to come in handy at some point! Have a look at some of these projects to learn more about how to find and filter drinking water, use a map and compass, build a shelter, or make weapons and too...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:23:16 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
How To Make A Bead Head Wooly Bugger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bead-Head-Wooly-Bugger/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:58:27 PDT
Bike Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wall-Mount/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:58 PDT
The Allen Hydrautomat, a working paint tin model. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Allen-Hydrautomat-a-working-paint-tin-model/
The Allen Hydrautomat, a working paint tin model. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/VQIX/HU1RWH21/F6YVQIXHU1RWH21.SMALL.jpg petercd A silent system of raising water patented in 1926 by Thomas Gaskell Allen, was alleged to have an efficiency of 80% of the pressure water used, a more efficient device than the hydraulic ram pump at the cost of greater parts and complexity.Sadly, this wonderful device seems to have faded into obscur...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:48:37 PDT
Portable Bicycle Repair Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bicycle-Repair-Station/
Portable Bicycle Repair Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/T8VW/HU0GR2YO/FQ1T8VWHU0GR2YO.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson In this instructable, I will show you how to build an awesome portable bike repair station. Imagine having an entire bike shop on the rear rack of your bicycle! You can take this portable repair station to festivals, on bike paths or wherever your bike will go, using it for business or hobby pur...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:51:14 PDT
Paracord Cord Reinforcement http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Cord-Reinforcement/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:08:47 PDT
Star Wars Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Longboard/
Star Wars Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/9CTN/HTVICY2Q/FMA9CTNHTVICY2Q.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Cut Your Blanks I used 4mm ply and cut 4 blanks to approx 255x1000mm. Get Laminating I used regular PVA glue and sandwiched my 4mm ply layers together. Get Clamping I wanted to try and create a drop board to give me a lower centre of gravity. I didn't have a fancy bag press but do have a l...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:22:29 PDT
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Simple-BeadBoilie-fish-baitSlingshot-ammo-rol/
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Introduction: Polymer clay bead rollers seem a bit expensive to me. Plus they only make them in one size and a set of shapes. So I thought I could make a quick and simple one for cheap! First off I should make the disclaimer that "I made it at TechShop", so I had a lot of great tools at my dispos...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SMALL.jpg ElizabethGoetvinck We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public garden because they don't have a private garden for themselves. The garden is a place where they can cultivate some vegetables and fruits, relax, enjoy t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Human powered buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-powered-buggy/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:22:35 PDT
Bike pannier (front & rear) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-pannier-front-rear/
Bike pannier (front & rear) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/FESZ/HTK5MY94/F8IFESZHTK5MY94.SMALL.jpg TVG3000 Driving a bike is better for the environment than driving a car. But what if you have to carry a lot? Therefor a pannier could be handy. In this instructable we are going to create 1 front- and 2 rear-wheel panniers. This instructable is part of a system called Coffee Cycle: Biodegradable flower ...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 16:19:20 PDT
Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Wrapped-Mason-Jar-Mug/
Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/B9IM/HTHC5ATC/FVJB9IMHTHC5ATC.SMALL.jpg Paravival Throughout this Instructable I will show you how to wrap a mason jar mug with paracord. They're great for when you are out camping or traveling. Check out my Personal Website where I offer tutorials, paracord, paracord gear and more. What You'll Need 20 ft 550 Paracord Tape measure ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:41:52 PDT
EASY Bike Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself a super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mount for your cameras. The full project costs less than 2€ (actually i spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I made...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
How To Put Together a Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Together-a-Skateboard-1/
How To Put Together a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/SKHU/HT0U4416/FV0SKHUHT0U4416.SMALL.jpg cninow31 The following instructions and information will help you properly put together a skateboard. Whether you are putting together your first board, looking for suggestions or a refresher, you will find that these instructions will help accomplish the task.  Skateboard Parts You will first have to pic...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:38:11 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pontoon-Boat/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
Bike tool key set (MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tool-key-set/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:10:55 PDT
How to make a "high-rider" Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-high-rider-Tall-Bike/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:53:56 PDT
Bugout bag 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bugout-bag-101/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:02:01 PDT
Nest Box for Little Owl - for 'Old World' makers only http://www.instructables.com/id/Nest-Box-for-Little-Owl-Old-World-members-only/
Nest Box for Little Owl - for 'Old World' makers only - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/CQXI/HSUEM72M/FKSCQXIHSUEM72M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/CQXI/HSUEM72M/FKSCQXIHSUEM72M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/CQXI/HSUEM72M/FKSCQXIHSUEM72M.SMALL.jpg bricobart WARNING: Before you'll eagerly start to read and also to prevent you'll feel like cheated at the end I just want to warn everybody who doesn't live in Eurasia or North Africa that this nest box Instructable is custom design for the Little Owl (Athene noctua) - a tiny owl that only lives in that part...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:12:29 PDT
Automatic Shadow Detection Bike Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Bike-Tail-Light/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:27:06 PST
The Paper Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Paper-Skateboard/
The Paper Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/GCD0/HSNFZDH7/FN6GCD0HSNFZDH7.SMALL.jpg drac5290 This semester I am on exchange to Pitzer college in California, and the first thing that struck me about this place is how many people use skateboards (or something similar). I would say 1 in 3 people is rolling to class rather than walking. Seeing so many people skating around inspired me to bu...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:22:22 PDT
Finding North Using A Watch (Northern Hemisphere) http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-North-Using-A-Watch-Northern-Hemisphere/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:56:15 PDT
Another Homebrew Bakfiets (or Cargo Bike, if you don't speak Dutch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Homebrew-Bakfiets-or-Cargo-Bike-if-you-don/
Another Homebrew Bakfiets (or Cargo Bike, if you don't speak Dutch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/URMB/HR0AQ7WV/F3SURMBHR0AQ7WV.SMALL.jpg ranggapanji I ride bicycles. In a densely populated city like Jakarta where the traffic jams will never make sense, riding bicycle is the best way to go. Some might say riding bicycle in Jakarta's crazy traffic is insane, but let's keep that story for another time. Owning a bicycle shop means sometimes I have t...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 06:58:06 PST
DIY carbon tape Taser-proof jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-Taser-proof-jacket/
DIY carbon tape Taser-proof jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OETQ/HRWNCQ1D/FGQOETQHRWNCQ1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OETQ/HRWNCQ1D/FGQOETQHRWNCQ1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OETQ/HRWNCQ1D/FGQOETQHRWNCQ1D.SMALL.jpg Shenzhen I'm sure you're strong enough to protect yourself and your loved ones from the bad guys. But what if a criminal suddenly attacked from behind? And what if he had a Taser? You can in just one hour make a high-quality Taser / stun gun proof clothing from your jacket, hoodie, trousers, coat or gloves....
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:17:18 PST
How to Create a Downhill Skibike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
How to Create a Downhill Skibike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Living in a frigid northern climate enables its residents to enjoy snow for many months during the winter. For avid mountain bikers, that can hinder the amount of riding time on fast, packed dirt trails. Not wanting to be slowed by snow in the winter months, I set out to combine my passion for mount...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard/
Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/2KY2/HRCJZUCZ/FEQ2KY2HRCJZUCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/2KY2/HRCJZUCZ/FEQ2KY2HRCJZUCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/2KY2/HRCJZUCZ/FEQ2KY2HRCJZUCZ.SMALL.jpg Arzed1 Hello everyone ! After watching the movie "The secret life of Walter Mitty" I got really hyped on longboarding, so after a bit research and the conclusion that these boards are very expensive to buy, I simply decided to build my own. Following I have some pictures and explanations of the process, ...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:23:16 PST
How to reuse paracord scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reuse-paracord-scraps/
How to reuse paracord scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/K79X/HSM524FO/FR1K79XHSM524FO.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Paracord Lovers,Ask any one who has ever worked with paracord that there is probably no accurate way to measure the exact length of paracord required to make something. That is the reason there will always be tons of paracord scrap. Ask a beginner like me, tons of the cord is wasted because of impro...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:09:35 PDT
Portable Paracord Work Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Paracord-Work-Station/
Portable Paracord Work Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/YODB/HS9Y8ZNQ/FB4YODBHS9Y8ZNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/YODB/HS9Y8ZNQ/FB4YODBHS9Y8ZNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/YODB/HS9Y8ZNQ/FB4YODBHS9Y8ZNQ.SMALL.jpg fkinney This is a portable work station for the growing craft of paracord. I have made numerous bracelets, collars, and other crafts all while working out of a central location. This box holds numerous colors of paracord, tools, and an assortment of buckles. I have worked with paracord for almost a year and...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 21:44:39 PST
Restore an old knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-old-knife/
Restore an old knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5REW/HSJAPILK/F7N5REWHSJAPILK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5REW/HSJAPILK/F7N5REWHSJAPILK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/5REW/HSJAPILK/F7N5REWHSJAPILK.SMALL.jpg Ryan271828 I turned an old crappy knife into an old nice knife! My boss told me that an old widow brought this knife into the shop and gave it to him, saying that it was her husband's - who was a butcher and that she wanted the knife to stay in the butcher business. It's an old Dexter 8" boning knife - it...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 20:05:26 PST
How to build an Igloo out of snow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-Igloo-out-of-snow/
How to build an Igloo out of snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3I9Z/HSICZSQU/FZP3I9ZHSICZSQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3I9Z/HSICZSQU/FZP3I9ZHSICZSQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3I9Z/HSICZSQU/FZP3I9ZHSICZSQU.SMALL.jpg VertDude This is an Instructable showing the steps I used to build this Igloo... Preparing a base I started by finding a spot in the yard where I had a snow drift that was about 2 1/2 feet deep. then I shoveled a clearing a little larger than I wanted the base of the igloo to be. I left about 6 inces...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 17:47:36 PDT
Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Lanyard-1/
Paracord Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/XWKQ/HSJAPI3J/FT3XWKQHSJAPI3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/XWKQ/HSJAPI3J/FT3XWKQHSJAPI3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/XWKQ/HSJAPI3J/FT3XWKQHSJAPI3J.SMALL.jpg AkParacord Make a Paracord Lanyard to hold your ID badge. A lanyard made of paracord will last a long time, and is very durable. You can pick from hundreds of colors of paracord. You can also add a Tracer, which is a piece of micro paracord braided in. The Paracord Supplies you will need is 2 feet of 550 Parac...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 19:29:23 PST
Paracord mirror medallion http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-mirror-medallion/
Paracord mirror medallion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RQBV/HSHDU2VX/FYCRQBVHSHDU2VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RQBV/HSHDU2VX/FYCRQBVHSHDU2VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/RQBV/HSHDU2VX/FYCRQBVHSHDU2VX.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Lovely Knotty People LOL, I am really enjoying working with paracord and every other day I am learning something new. The recent paracord contest had some amazing ibles, I have learned so much from them. Also I am spending some time reading book from fusionknots.com. I was trying to find some ...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 04:07:42 PST
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Stitch-and-Glue-Boat-Construction/
Stitch and Glue Boat Construction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/R89C/HHS9SZAB/FHCR89CHHS9SZAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/R89C/HHS9SZAB/FHCR89CHHS9SZAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/R89C/HHS9SZAB/FHCR89CHHS9SZAB.SMALL.jpg Z.Backas The "Stitch and Glue" method of boat construction is one of the most popular methods of plywood boat construction today. It allows for easy test fits, fast assembly, and simple fixes. I recently modified the Mini-Cup Sailboat plans, normally calling for assembly with wooden stringers, to stitch and ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:45:19 PDT
How To Patch a Front Tire Presta Valve Bicycle Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Patch-a-Front-Tire-Presta-Valve-Bicycle-Tub/
How To Patch a Front Tire Presta Valve Bicycle Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/TYBE/HSGFTSUB/FI4TYBEHSGFTSUB.SMALL.jpg jediahwh These instructions will help the reader patch a punctured presta valve tube for the front tire of their bicycle. You will first learn how to remove the tire and tube in order to inspect it for holes. You will then be instructed on how to patch the tube before finally returning the tube and tire to t...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:12:38 PST
Bike mudguard from picture hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-picture-rail-hook-into-a-bike-mud-guard/
Bike mudguard from picture hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MDGL/HSHDR7OR/FYTMDGLHSHDR7OR.SMALL.jpg My New Stuff This Instructable will show you how to turn a picture hook into a mud guard for your mountain bike which will keep mud out of your brake callipers in the depths of winter. If you can use a saw and a drill then you can make this mud guard very easily. It takes only a few minutes to create something ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 06:03:45 PST
Simple Water Filter out of a Waterbottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Water-Filter-out-of-a-Waterbottle/
Simple Water Filter out of a Waterbottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/A7FA/H5TUCE9W/FHQA7FAH5TUCE9W.SMALL.jpg SpencerrH This Water Filter is very easy and quick to make. Most, if not all the materials can be found in or around your house.   A Water Filter can be a necessary survival item if you have no access to clean water. Materials Needed: - Water Bottle - Scissors or Knife - Coffee Filter, Cotton Balls, or fabr...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:39:53 PDT
Wild Raptors - Bird Handling http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Raptors-Bird-Handling/
Wild Raptors - Bird Handling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/HHCX/HSE92AJV/F4PHHCXHSE92AJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/HHCX/HSE92AJV/F4PHHCXHSE92AJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/HHCX/HSE92AJV/F4PHHCXHSE92AJV.SMALL.jpg xacruz2011 Introduction Birds of prey are one of the most majestic creatures that Planet Earth offers. Some of the more common birds of prey are owls, hawks, and falcons. All of these are predatory species that prey on small mammals, such as mice, shrews, and rabbits. In this Instructable, I will be teac...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:17:27 PST
Paracord Blanket / Sleeping Bag Compression Strap With Handle - I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Blanket-Sleeping-Bag-Compression-Strap-Wi/
Paracord Blanket / Sleeping Bag Compression Strap With Handle - I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9LDH/HS80GEQL/F7Y9LDHHS80GEQL.SMALL.jpg dwoodworth If you don't know about TechShop yet, check it out @ www.techshop.ws !! It can get frustrating carrying soft items like blankets or clothes to a camp ground. I designed this super easy to make strap to carry blankets; however, it can also be used to carry other items like bundled wood which mak...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 16:12:45 PST
Bike Speakers front and rear facing from old computer speakers with Bluetooth added. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Speakers-front-and-rear-facing-from-old-compu/
Bike Speakers front and rear facing from old computer speakers with Bluetooth added. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/PEH9/HSBSMF9B/FQ9PEH9HSBSMF9B.SMALL.jpg techman12 The mission: To create a low budget speaker system with good volume to overcome road noise. In addition my wife is usually biking behind me so it needs to be loud enough for her to hear too. The bike in question. The back rack. The parts. I have a lot of old computer speakers so I sor...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 15:36:28 PST
Saddlecover from an old Big-shopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Saddlecover-from-an-old-shoppingbag/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 03:35:23 PST
Paddlewheel paracord birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Paddlewheel-paracord-birdhouse/
Paddlewheel paracord birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/Y736/HSE90WWZ/F45Y736HSE90WWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/Y736/HSE90WWZ/F45Y736HSE90WWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/Y736/HSE90WWZ/F45Y736HSE90WWZ.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Someone gave me a lot of scrap oak wood pieces, remaining from a parquet floor. All about 7 x 13 cm. It took a while to get an idea what to do with this. I thought of this design, and I made several bird houses and bird feeders. Everybody around me wants one. May be you do too. Here are some instruc...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 02:58:21 PST
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-paracord-bin-lid-lifter-for-use-from-a-height/
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hi to all the readers here! I am living in a high set house and have a hard time walking down the stairs with a large bag of rubbish so I came up with this solution; the system is tried and tested so if you can follow the instructions you can make it!! The problem OK, you have decided that y...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:24:03 PST
cedar double bird house planter http://www.instructables.com/id/cedar-double-bird-house-planter/
cedar double bird house planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CJL6/HSCYAQ2X/FTSCJL6HSCYAQ2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CJL6/HSCYAQ2X/FTSCJL6HSCYAQ2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/CJL6/HSCYAQ2X/FTSCJL6HSCYAQ2X.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 I had some left over cedar form a job so here's what  I did with it a double bird house and planter.Easy to build I used a compound miter saw and a table saw but a hand saw on the cedar would cut fine. Hope you like. Step 1: Materials, Tools and Equipment Used 4 feet of 1x8 cedar 8 feet  of 1x6 c...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:21:28 PST
The Chair of Terror! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chair-of-Terror/
The Chair of Terror! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/9GT4/HSBWPRL0/FS89GT4HSBWPRL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/9GT4/HSBWPRL0/FS89GT4HSBWPRL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/9GT4/HSBWPRL0/FS89GT4HSBWPRL0.SMALL.jpg Roundpegprops Well, so I wanted to  make a project with para cord and thought I would make something really easy. Then I decided to make THIS CHAIR :).  Of course after the sore hands and increased muscle strength to my  grips I am not sure if I would do it again, but it was a lot of fun! I will show you the pr...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:50:31 PST