Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:57:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Handiest Contraption You'll Ever Take Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Handiest-Contraption-Youll-Ever-Take-Camping/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:44:25 PDT
The Ultimate Car Camping Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Car-Camping-Setup/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:57:43 PDT
Survival Wooden Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Wooden-Knife/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:57:09 PDT
Compact walking stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Walking-Stick/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:14:03 PDT
White van camper conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Van-Camper-Conversion/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:02:05 PDT
A (Removable) Cup Holder for Any Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Removable-Cup-Holder-for-Any-Chair/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:46:45 PDT
Bug-free car camping: window cover. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-free-Car-Camping-Window-Cover/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 08:57:20 PDT
YACK BOX (Yet Another Camp Kitchen) http://www.instructables.com/id/YACK-BOX-Yet-Another-Camp-Kitchen/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:06:34 PDT
Anniversary Camping (in our backyard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Getaway/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 02:11:28 PDT
How to Steampunk a Teardrop Camping Trailer (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steampunk-a-Teardrop-Camping-Trailer-Part-2/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 05:40:14 PDT
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Knife-Made-From-an-Old-Saw-Blade-Jim/
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community, this week it is time for a new afternoon project. One thing that annoyed me for quite a while when making pocket survival kits was that I never I had a fixed knife that would fit into a small mint tin. I know that there are a few small knives commercially available but I ...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 14:44:05 PDT
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-10-How-to-Start-a-Fire-With-Birch-Bar/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 05:50:58 PDT
Quick Skills #9: How to tie the Poacher's Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-9-How-to-Tie-the-Poachers-Knot/
Quick Skills #9: How to tie the Poacher's Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week it is time for a new knot project. This one is very simple to tie and if you are a subscriber or read some of my other Instructables you might have seen it being used as part of the double fisherman's knot. This knot can be used as a relatively secure way to cre...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:28:36 PDT
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Kilt-Skirt-for-Hiking/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:23:10 PDT
Keluang String : A Camper's String Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Keluang-String-a-Campers-String-Hack/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 07:19:07 PDT
Custom Ferrocerium Rod - Let's Prep Afternoon Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ferrocerium-Rod-Lets-Prep-Afternoon-Project/
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:49:11 PDT
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/
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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/
solar camping generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IJTM/ILQTG4MO/FP4IJTMILQTG4MO.SMALL.jpg piratetv1 I built this solar generator for camping. it will provide a low wattage for a long time. small loads, 12 volt devices, and charging usb devices. Parts all 3d printed parts (optional) http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1413044solar charge controller http://www.harborfreight.com/7-amp-solar-charge-r...
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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/
EASY AND EFFECTIVE FIRE STARTERS!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/EJ0K/IK2V1X4Z/FLBEJ0KIK2V1X4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/EJ0K/IK2V1X4Z/FLBEJ0KIK2V1X4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/EJ0K/IK2V1X4Z/FLBEJ0KIK2V1X4Z.SMALL.jpg DEEJAY642 Have you ever had to spend hours on your hands and knees during a cold, damp, windy night trying to start your suborn fire??? if so then i know how you felt about it..... TERRIBLE!!! well say good bye to those horrible times because here it a super easy and effective fire starter that will have your...
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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/
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SMALL.jpg Joepatrick This wood stove was solely made from1 lb propane tank4 nuts/bolts3 in Copper pipe sectionTin wire solderToolsblow torchangle grinder(cutoff wheel)DrillNOTICE : The pictures of the flame where not caused by wood which means that it does not look as well as it can in the picture. when you are burning...
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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