Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 May 2016 00:52:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Truck Bed Camper! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Truck-Bed-Camper/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 07:47:34 PDT
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Stoker-Blower-camping-or-Home-Fire-Pit/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 21:39:32 PDT
Solar Powered Festival Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Festival-Cart/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:07:19 PDT
Aluminium Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Alcohol-Stove/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:00:14 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
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
Mini Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Kit-6/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:35:21 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
Truck Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Solar-Panel/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 23:19:38 PDT
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Trailer-Boxes-Within-a-Box/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 14:13:15 PDT
Quick Skills #7: How to tie the One-Handed Bowline http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-7-How-to-Tie-the-One-Handed-Bowline/
Quick Skills #7: How to tie the One-Handed Bowline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/7CT1/IMGJAO6D/FTM7CT1IMGJAO6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/7CT1/IMGJAO6D/FTM7CT1IMGJAO6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/7CT1/IMGJAO6D/FTM7CT1IMGJAO6D.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,I was thinking about a new episode for this week and since I'm very busy at the moment I decided to do another Quick Skills Instructable. Users of the mobile app may use this link to view the video.Since I already had a number of requests for this knot I decided to give it...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:08:42 PDT
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Mini-Rotisserie-Roast-Tiny-Foods-Like-a-Champi/
USB Mini Rotisserie: Roast Tiny Foods Like a Champion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/KYYF/IMGJAM81/FB9KYYFIMGJAM81.SMALL.jpg BioLite So this started as BioLite's annual April Fools Email, but all joking aside, we quickly realized we could give outdoor gourmets a fun and easy way to build their own mini-rotisserie, powered by just about any USB source. S'more lovers, rejoice! Your perfect marshmallow is awaits. This whole project ...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:53:39 PDT
How to Turn Your Reliance (i. e. Aqua-Pak, Aqua-Tainer etc.) canister Into an efficient Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Your-Reliance-i-E-Aqua-Pak-Aqua-Tainer/
How to Turn Your Reliance (i. e. Aqua-Pak, Aqua-Tainer etc.) canister Into an efficient Washing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/YZD0/IMAVNAXW/FUKYZD0IMAVNAXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/YZD0/IMAVNAXW/FUKYZD0IMAVNAXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/YZD0/IMAVNAXW/FUKYZD0IMAVNAXW.SMALL.jpg SaveAquaTaps IntroductionDuring camping or outdoor activities water conservation is important even if water is readily available. Many people use Reliance (i. e. Aqua-Pak, Aqua-Tainer etc.) canisters at their camp sites to store clean water for drinking, but you can also use the Reliance canisters as a washing s...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 12:39:24 PDT
Camping rocket stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Rocket-Stove/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 13:51:45 PDT
Quick Skills #6: How to tie the Marlinspike Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-6-How-to-Tie-the-Marlinspike-Hitch/
Quick Skills #6: How to tie the Marlinspike Hitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZIQK/IM6LCQFN/FLYZIQKIM6LCQFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZIQK/IM6LCQFN/FLYZIQKIM6LCQFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZIQK/IM6LCQFN/FLYZIQKIM6LCQFN.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week I present you a new part of the Quick skills series. This time I would like to show you the Marlinspike Hitch. This Instructable is kept rather short on purpose as I would like to build on this one with upcoming Instructables (e.g. how to use this knot to improvi...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:24:44 PDT
Super Small Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Small-Fishing-Kit/
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:46:28 PDT
How to Start a Fire With a 2X4 and Cotton Ball (Friction Fire) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Fire-With-a-2X4-and-Cotton-Ball-Fri/
How to Start a Fire With a 2X4 and Cotton Ball (Friction Fire) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/489J/ILSS09SO/FSY489JILSS09SO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/489J/ILSS09SO/FSY489JILSS09SO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/489J/ILSS09SO/FSY489JILSS09SO.SMALL.jpg LifeInFarmland I have personally learned several methods of starting a fire using friction such as bow and drill. I recently came across a method using a 2X4 and a cotton ball that I had to try.This was one of the easiest methods for starting a fire by friction and think it is best place to start for beginners. Th...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:31:16 PDT
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit *Photos updated 9/5/15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-preparedness-Medical-kit/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:29:21 PDT
solar camping generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Camping-Generator/
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:54:18 PDT
Pull tab fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Grenade-Fire-Starter/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 14:15:06 PST
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-MakeKit-V20/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 01:53:16 PST
Simple 12 Volt Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12-Volt-Pump/
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Mon, 7 Mar 2016 22:06:00 PST
sap fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sap-Fire-Starter/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 18:28:48 PST
Learn the Best Knot for Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-the-Best-Knot-for-Camping/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:54:48 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
EASY AND EFFECTIVE FIRE STARTERS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-AND-EFFECTIVE-FIRE-STARTERS/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:33:02 PST
SUV MicroCamper - Fat Berta 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skoda-Yeti-MicroCamper-Fat-Berta-30/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:55:52 PST
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Wood-Stove-for-5/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:26:01 PST
Boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-dryer/
Boot dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/1WLR/I6NIHDZE/FJJ1WLRI6NIHDZE.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz cheap DIY boot dryer with parts from a leftover plumbing project parts needed are four, 2"elbows .95c eachtwo, 2" T's $3.11 eachone, 2" Y 3.11one, 2" fernco ci/plastic/copper/steel to ci/plastic/copper/steeland at least 3 feet of 2 inch PVC pipe cutting and assembly cut 1 length of PVC pipe 1...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
The pocket grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SMALL.jpg stvnishere Imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot, ok, now imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot grill fried, isn't that better? Well I guess not, but anyways, behold: the pocket grill. Ideal for single or two person camping, backpacking or hiking. Tools and Materials Tools yo...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Building Campfires the Right Way (without fire starters or dangerous accelerants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Campfires-the-Right-Way-without-Fire-Star/
Building Campfires the Right Way (without fire starters or dangerous accelerants) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SMALL.jpg soxley88 Fire building is an art. Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation without a convenient fire starter, and you will need to find flammable materials from your environment. It may take a little more work, but creating fire from the natural elements is very rewarding. Finding a Location Where ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:43:02 PST
Recycled Toolbox Wood Stove For Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Toolbox-Wood-Stove-for-Under-20/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 20:26:16 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
4WD draw system http://www.instructables.com/id/4WD-draw-system-A-work-in-progress/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 09:18:28 PST
True Rock Climbing Day Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/True-Rock-Climbing-Day-Pack/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:10:55 PDT
Urban EDC V2.0: This time it's personal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-EDC-V20-This-Time-Its-Personal/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:59:14 PST
Multi-hammock pitch kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-hammock-Pitch-Kit/
Multi-hammock pitch kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Y6TF/II6BZAPX/F3MY6TFII6BZAPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Y6TF/II6BZAPX/F3MY6TFII6BZAPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Y6TF/II6BZAPX/F3MY6TFII6BZAPX.SMALL.jpg mattrush Hi All,If like most normal people, you enjoy being outdoors for any length of time, you will have without a doubt spent a lazy afternoon or maybe even a night in a hammock.Without a doubt the best way to sleep outside, a hammock keeps you up off the ground and in relative comfort (some practice requ...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 14:12:03 PST
sun shade for travel trailer or rv, $70 http://www.instructables.com/id/sun-shade-for-travel-trailer-or-rv-70/
sun shade for travel trailer or rv, $70 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FWYG/IHUWI68A/FTQFWYGIHUWI68A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FWYG/IHUWI68A/FTQFWYGIHUWI68A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/FWYG/IHUWI68A/FTQFWYGIHUWI68A.SMALL.jpg jleslie48 The triangle awning has always been very attractive to me. It stands out as modern, but it is more than that. My rules for an awning were a tall order: deployed/broken down in less than 5 minutes, cheap. It turns out the triangle is far more stable than other shapes and with two of them the array ...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 16:07:23 PST
Building my cedar strip canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wood-strip-canoe/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 12:25:41 PST
TIN CAN ALCOHOL STOVE http://www.instructables.com/id/TIN-CAN-ALCOHOL-STOVE/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 18:05:49 PST
How to Replace a Tent Pole Shock Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Tent-Pole-Shock-Cord/
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:52:14 PST
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-clear-tarp-tent-2P/
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SMALL.jpg lechampiondumonde When you go camping, you've chosen to be in nature. So, why are tents always made of opaque materials that separate you from it? My tarp tent offers you a 360° view of shooting stars or thunderstorms from the safety of an ultralight, 3-season, 2 person shelter. You'll also be the first one to know i...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:00:48 PST
Portable / flatpack fire basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Portableflatpack-firebasket/
Portable / flatpack fire basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/6T6M/IIGED3KV/FBJ6T6MIIGED3KV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/6T6M/IIGED3KV/FBJ6T6MIIGED3KV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/6T6M/IIGED3KV/FBJ6T6MIIGED3KV.SMALL.jpg aaron.verlooy Hi!I am Aaron, Industrial Product design student at HOwest in Kortrijk, Belgium. For this assignment we had to make a Flat packed object of our choice.In this instructable i will explain howto make this Flatpack/Portable firebasket.Altough I must admit not having made everything myself since i dont ...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:15:08 PST
Tent Trailer Roof Re-build http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Trailer-Roof-Re-build/
Tent Trailer Roof Re-build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3ZTJ/IGMJP5FH/FNW3ZTJIGMJP5FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3ZTJ/IGMJP5FH/FNW3ZTJIGMJP5FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3ZTJ/IGMJP5FH/FNW3ZTJIGMJP5FH.SMALL.jpg talecriv 1978 Starcraft Galaxy Swinger Roof Re-build and Canvas ReplacementMay / June 2015Owner - Troy CrivelloneAs with many old tent trailers the roof on my ’78 Starcraft was not working at all. The metal roof had many many pinholes and dry rot that in 2012 I attempted to redo the inside ceiling portion o...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 14:52:24 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
6 wrist watch survival hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus No one sets out to get lost, but when it happens you need to make the most of what you have on hand...or on your wrist.Though the humble wristwatch is something that many of us might take for granted, did you know that there's a few tricks up your sleeve with this tiny timepiece? For example, there'...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL http://www.instructables.com/id/AMMO-CAN-STOVE-USES-3-TYPES-OF-FUEL/
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SMALL.jpg thetoolman Intro-I've always been intrigued with this concept and wanted to build my own however, most of the example videos online featured either 50 cal. or 20 cal. cans which, from my viewpoint are too small or too narrow for a realistic wood stove (sorry guys), and I've never seen one that uses all 3 types...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:36:12 PDT
Ultimate Paracord Bracelet Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Paracord-Bracelet-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:34:52 PDT
Turtle Barbecue: The cleaner,healthier barbecue http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Barbecue-The-cleanerhealthier-barbecue/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:35:07 PDT
Camping Muffin Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Muffin-Maker-Survival-in-Style/
Camping Muffin Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EZFA/IG5EHUFR/FFJEZFAIG5EHUFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EZFA/IG5EHUFR/FFJEZFAIG5EHUFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/EZFA/IG5EHUFR/FFJEZFAIG5EHUFR.SMALL.jpg DylanD581 It's always the same old camping meals you repeatedly have over and over again. In order to pioneer the fight against this reality I have designed, made, and documented a compact muffin tin for camping and backpacking.To fully grasp the necessity of such a tool, please consider the following highly ...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 10:32:12 PDT