Instructables: exploring - outside - burning man http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:42:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Foolproof Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Burning-Man/
Foolproof Burning Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/EIKX/HZFDVKCS/F6EEIKXHZFDVKCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/EIKX/HZFDVKCS/F6EEIKXHZFDVKCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/EIKX/HZFDVKCS/F6EEIKXHZFDVKCS.SMALL.jpg bakunin I've been to the burn (aka Burning Man) a couple more times than I can count. It is a really, really fun time, but camping on the playa (which is to say, on a dry lake bed in the desert) can be a challenge for the uninitiated.This Instructable is my attempt to compile a bunch of the tips and tricks ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:19 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
What to Bring to Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-Bring-to-Burning-Man/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:31:03 PDT
Foolproof Rebar Pulling http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Rebar-Pulling/
Foolproof Rebar Pulling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/L9HL/HY12K50A/FDLL9HLHY12K50A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/L9HL/HY12K50A/FDLL9HLHY12K50A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/L9HL/HY12K50A/FDLL9HLHY12K50A.SMALL.jpg bakunin Ordinary tent stakes slide right out of the dry lake bed, or playa, that people camp on at Burning Man. The time honored solution is rebar. It's cheap, easy to cut to size, and not too hard to hammer into the playa after a little practice.But then there's pulling it back out of the ground.You can't ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:51 PDT
The Sail Bike, a two person sailing bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sail-Bike-a-two-person-sailing-bicycle/
The Sail Bike, a two person sailing bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/4NH4/HLPNF45P/F494NH4HLPNF45P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/4NH4/HLPNF45P/F494NH4HLPNF45P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/4NH4/HLPNF45P/F494NH4HLPNF45P.SMALL.jpg Cleveland Motley Hello Instuctables!  This is the story of the Sail Bike, a tandem sailing bicycle. Built with limited resources and time, it actually worked pretty well, and gave me a few ideas on how to improve it next time. It was a lot of fun to sail, and also a lot of fun to bike. Got a lot of great feed back ...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:30:44 PDT
CIVIL WAR CAMP CHAIR - TIED BACKREST http://www.instructables.com/id/CIVIL-WAR-CAMP-CHAIR-TIED-BACKREST/
CIVIL WAR CAMP CHAIR - TIED BACKREST - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0AKK/H4AFZZOH/FIA0AKKH4AFZZOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0AKK/H4AFZZOH/FIA0AKKH4AFZZOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/0AKK/H4AFZZOH/FIA0AKKH4AFZZOH.SMALL.jpg irishmail A rustic chair with a tied rope backrest, based on a Civil War camp design. - MATERIAL-TOOLS-SUPPLIES-SKILLS MATERIAL: 1”x6” (3/4”x5-1/2”) x 34” 1”x2” (3/4”x1-1/2”) - two 10’ long sticks - - (experts will recommend hardwood, but poplar isn't much denser than hem/fir) 14 flathead screws - #8 1-1...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 19:41:45 PST
A bike for the desert and for the water http://www.instructables.com/id/A-bike-for-the-desert-and-for-the-water/
A bike for the desert and for the water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/1ID1/H4AGLW2H/FVK1ID1H4AGLW2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/1ID1/H4AGLW2H/FVK1ID1H4AGLW2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/1ID1/H4AGLW2H/FVK1ID1H4AGLW2H.SMALL.jpg Random23      Last year I decided to go to Burning Man and knew I needed a bike.  Rather than decorate an existing bike I chose to make one that could fit two people and carry anything else I wanted with me.  Also important was durability, I wanted as few delicate parts as possible and to keep it as simple a...
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Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:55:34 PDT
"BIKE BUCKET" - Bicycle Stand - Portable, Cheap, Lightweight http://www.instructables.com/id/BIKE-BUCKET-Bicycle-Stand-Portable-Cheap-L/
"BIKE BUCKET" - Bicycle Stand - Portable, Cheap, Lightweight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/32GA/H3QF985P/FUO32GAH3QF985P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/32GA/H3QF985P/FUO32GAH3QF985P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/32GA/H3QF985P/FUO32GAH3QF985P.SMALL.jpg irishmail A slotted plastic bucket becomes a surprisingly sturdy bike stand. For National Bike Month, the local farmers market wanted our 'kinetic sculptures' on display. We needed some kind of racks or stands, quickly and on the cheap. "THE RUSTBUCKET" sculpture ( 1ST PHOTO ) "THE SPIN-DOCTOR" sculpture (...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 23:29:04 PDT
"RUSTBUCKET" - Stretch Crank-Forward Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/RUSTBUCKET-Stretch-Crank-Forward-Cruiser/
"RUSTBUCKET" - Stretch Crank-Forward Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/FK4Q/H3JX9YJ6/FJ5FK4QH3JX9YJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/FK4Q/H3JX9YJ6/FJ5FK4QH3JX9YJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/FK4Q/H3JX9YJ6/FJ5FK4QH3JX9YJ6.SMALL.jpg irishmail MOTIVATION: Friends of mine have his and hers 'comfort' cruisers with the bottom bracket well forward of the seat post, and I admired the style.  I volunteered to participate in a community event that combined healthy lifestyles, creative 3-D art, and recycling called "The Visalia Bike Project". Art...
By: irishmail

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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:12:36 PDT
"VAPORIZER" = Parade-Stretch-Cargo Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/VAPORIZER-Parade-Stretch-Cargo-Bicycle/
"VAPORIZER" = Parade-Stretch-Cargo Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HJI3/H2WEYJMW/FN2HJI3H2WEYJMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HJI3/H2WEYJMW/FN2HJI3H2WEYJMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HJI3/H2WEYJMW/FN2HJI3H2WEYJMW.SMALL.jpg irishmail MOTIVATION: I volunteered to participate in a community event that combined healthy lifestyles, creative 3-D art, and recycling called "The Visalia Bike Project". Artists, activists, cyclists, and zanies joined to prepare "Kinetic Sculpture" entries for the St. Patrick's Day parade. (The second pho...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:10:48 PDT
"SPIN-DOCTOR" ~ 5-Wheel 'Whirligig' Parade Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/SPIN-DOCTOR-5-Wheeled-Whirligig-Parade-Bicyc/
"SPIN-DOCTOR" ~ 5-Wheel 'Whirligig' Parade Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/W3ZR/H3JX9YVO/F2IW3ZRH3JX9YVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/W3ZR/H3JX9YVO/F2IW3ZRH3JX9YVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/W3ZR/H3JX9YVO/F2IW3ZRH3JX9YVO.SMALL.jpg irishmail MOTIVATION: My inspiration was Yardsale Dan, whose "Whirligig" tallbike went to the Burning Man Festival in 2007 (2nd photo). His complex system of chains and gears was overwhelming, to say the least, so I configured a simpler method. I volunteered to participate in a community event that combined ...
By: irishmail

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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:07:55 PDT
Folding Geodesic Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Geodesic-Dome/
Folding Geodesic Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/479T/GZ0MMC1E/F31479TGZ0MMC1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/479T/GZ0MMC1E/F31479TGZ0MMC1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/479T/GZ0MMC1E/F31479TGZ0MMC1E.SMALL.jpg yourpalsparky Geodesic domes are light, strong structures with huge interior space that is very pleasant and inviting.  Unfortunately they tend to take many man-hours to erect.  I wanted a dome that could be easily put up by one or two people in short order. Hence the Folding Geodesic Dome, also known as the Demo...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 18:15:33 PST
HANDLEBAR STEM EXTENDER (Bicycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handlebar-Stem-Extender-Bicycle/
HANDLEBAR STEM EXTENDER (Bicycle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/DIYY/H3KOVWDQ/FRUDIYYH3KOVWDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/DIYY/H3KOVWDQ/FRUDIYYH3KOVWDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/DIYY/H3KOVWDQ/FRUDIYYH3KOVWDQ.SMALL.jpg irishmail MOTIVATION: I desired “tall handlebars” for an artsy bike project (several projects, actually) - something more ingenious than ordinary ape-hangers.  A local event (Visalia Bike Project) desired to recycle discarded bikes into kinetic art, then race, display, and auction them to benefit the arts. ...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 11:48:34 PST
Adding thermal insulation to your tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-thermal-insulation-to-your-tent/
Adding thermal insulation to your tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/GPLX/GAPUS0OL/FY9GPLXGAPUS0OL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/GPLX/GAPUS0OL/FY9GPLXGAPUS0OL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/GPLX/GAPUS0OL/FY9GPLXGAPUS0OL.SMALL.jpg mayhemchaos This instructable suggests a way to add thermal insulation to your tent. If you go camping in hot places like Burning Man you'll undoubtably have awoken at 7am bathed in your own sweat. The heat in a tent that is exposed to the morning sun builds up fast, making it hard to sleep in. But since you ju...
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 23:04:48 PDT
Collapsible Hula Hoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Hula-Hoop/
Collapsible Hula Hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Q73G/G570401S/FJQQ73GG570401S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Q73G/G570401S/FJQQ73GG570401S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/Q73G/G570401S/FJQQ73GG570401S.SMALL.jpg summation Most collapsible hoop designs I've seen feature removable sections that snap back together with the help of elastic straps.  This Instructable features a more sexy folded infinity method, reducing the hoop to two smaller circles that can be worn across the body.  I like this design for taking my hoo...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2010 18:23:37 PST
Solar Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Generator/
Solar Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EFWD/FIRYJTIL/FILEFWDFIRYJTIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EFWD/FIRYJTIL/FILEFWDFIRYJTIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EFWD/FIRYJTIL/FILEFWDFIRYJTIL.SMALL.jpg tk1314 I made this solar generator to power lights, a radio and recharge batteries for my trip to Burning Man 2008. Parts list:1. Sunforce 15 watt solar charger with with 7 amp charge controller - Kragen Auto - $99.99 part #500332. Pro X One 800 watt power inverter - Kragen Auto - $49.97 on sale - part #64...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2009 11:05:20 PDT
Gray-B-Gon wind-powered evapotron for graywater disposal http://www.instructables.com/id/Gray-B-Gon-wind-powered-evapotron-for-graywater-di/
Gray-B-Gon wind-powered evapotron for graywater disposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UIZC/H0OJ6O3B/FU8UIZCH0OJ6O3B.SMALL.jpg Larry Breed Here is a wind-powered graywater evaporation device for your Burning Man camp. It will eliminate, legally and responsibly, all the wastewater produced in a medium-size camp, or several small camps. (Except for what belongs in a porta-potty.) Burners dispose of their graywater in many ways, from...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 11:57:48 PDT
Rebar Tent Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebar-Tent-Stakes/
Rebar Tent Stakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SMALL.jpg tk1314 This is a cheap and easy way to make heavy duty tent or tarp stakes. I'm using them for Burning Man to tie down my dome and stake a tarp from my truck to the playa. Reading Burning Man's playa tips I've learned that two foot long pieces of rebar seem to be the best way to go. I've also learned that ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:38:43 PDT
SpokePOV: LED Bike Wheel Images http://www.instructables.com/id/SpokePOV%3a-LED-Bike-Wheel-Images/
SpokePOV: LED Bike Wheel Images - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/URDO/XT9EP27UC6Z/FNNURDOXT9EP27UC6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/URDO/XT9EP27UC6Z/FNNURDOXT9EP27UC6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/URDO/XT9EP27UC6Z/FNNURDOXT9EP27UC6Z.SMALL.gif ladyada Spoke POV is an easy-to-make electronic kit toy that turns your bicycle wheel into a customized display! The project includes a free schematic design, open source software for uploading and editing stored bitmap images, and a high-quality kit with all the parts necessary to build your own. Tired: A...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2006 12:15:14 PST