Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 May 2015 11:43:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
Tire Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SMALL.jpg mackderin This is a step-by-step process on how to make a tire chair. There's only a few simple steps that will create a fun, spunky, and unique chair that will catch peoples eyes. You can use this chair in your yard, your bedroom, or even to watch a sports game!To make this chair of joy just like me you shou...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Quick and easy EasyUp portable tent anchoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-EasyUp-portable-tent-anchoring/
Quick and easy EasyUp portable tent anchoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/QMSX/IA3RA85I/F99QMSXIA3RA85I.SMALL.jpg chuck1011212 Final result pictured.In Florida, we live by the EasyUP..... Here is my EasyUp quick and easy anchoring system. Unlike typical string and stakes or string and some heavy anchoring material like a boat anchor, this one requires no string, no knots, minimal additional space and no added stress on your...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:10:43 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Ration-Pack/
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Food, it's what's for dinner! Breakfast and lunch as well but you catch my meaning. In a true "survival" situation the experts all agree that in most instances food should be considered a non-issue. The human body can subsist for three months by essentially eating itself in a process called Autophag...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:11:18 PDT
All-Terrain Bike Trailer and Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Terrain-Bike-Trailer-and-Dolly/
All-Terrain Bike Trailer and Dolly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/8I83/I9YBWXKV/FUF8I83I9YBWXKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/8I83/I9YBWXKV/FUF8I83I9YBWXKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/8I83/I9YBWXKV/FUF8I83I9YBWXKV.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Cargo bikes are gaining popularity as people look to reduce their carbon footprint, AND get their gear from A to B. One shortcoming of the cargo bike is that you are stuck with an over-sized bike for everyday use or you have two bikes. An alternative solution is to use a trailer to do the hauling. M...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:57:40 PDT
5 Dollar LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Dollar-LED-Lantern/
5 Dollar LED Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/BCCO/I8PQYZ4Z/F8TBCCOI8PQYZ4Z.SMALL.jpg BrettHacks I love our Coleman white gas lantern. It has been a reliable companion for many years. Never needing anything except an occasional mantel or pump rebuild to stay in tip-top shape. I do not like the heat it generates or the flammable fuel it needs to operate. I always worry that a poorly thrown foo...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:03:26 PDT
Make a foam inflating camping pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-foam-inflating-camping-pillow/
Make a foam inflating camping pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SMALL.jpg rob.renn.9 This is an Instructable for a self inflating camping pillow. The pillow is filled with polyurethane foam inside a plastic case which fills the pillow with air but can be easily be deflated, compacted and stored. MATERIALS // TOOLS MATERIALS / Soft shell fleecehttps://www.fabricline.com/ProductDe...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:05:43 PDT
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-On-Demand-Water-Pump-System/
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I camp a lot, and I tend to camp in remote areas that do not have facilities such as water, electric, or bathrooms available. When I am not actually camping, I like to spend time building 'toys' for camping.When I am camping, water is very important. Many times I bring water with me in a storage tan...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:21:57 PDT
Family Survival and Preparedness http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Survival-and-Preparedness/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:56:20 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/7CR9/I81GDLX8/FR97CR9I81GDLX8.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn A lot of times when I camp, I camp in remote areas with no utilities, including water.Since I find water to be quite important, I take it with me.I built a little micro camper (see my other instructables) and I needed a way to carry a fairly large amount of water easily. So I carry it in a tank on t...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-Camper/
DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I love camping, and I spend almost all my free time camping or building toys for camping. I am into all types of camping, but my favorite is getting back up in the mountains far from anything or anybody. It is great to get back to nature... However as I continue to get older, I find I need a few thi...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:39 PDT
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bug-Out-Bag-BOB-or-Long-Term-Surviva/
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SMALL.jpg craze4legos Introduction In this instructable I will help you make your own personal Bug Out Bag or Bob for short. First off I should tell you what a bob is. A bob is a bag you put together so if an emergency happens you can get out of your house or car fast and get to a safe area. Or a bob can be used in...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:27 PDT
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
portable tent heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VHJQ/I7L6TR1C/FNOVHJQI7L6TR1C.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz still doing the finishing touches on the heater but it works! first up you need a donor propane furnace Luckily I had a friend who was dismantling a rotted camper so he gave me the furnace and inverter as well as all the plumbing first step was the hardest. ripping it out of the camper was a ta...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camping-Toilet-Bucket/
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn How to build your own portable toilet to use while camping... Alternate title - How to poop like a superstar in the woods... Gather The Items You Will Need To build your own DIY camping toilet you will need the following items:- 5 gallon bucket with a tight snap on lid (more on this later), - A p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:11:49 PDT
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculate-the-efficiency-of-your-DIY-camping-stove/
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SMALL.jpg kode1303 There are numerous examples on the internet where people show their DIY camping stoves of different sorts. There are many features to measure the efficiency by - size, weight, design and so on. But in this instructable I try to demonstrate how to calculate the actual efficiency in transferring ener...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:54:35 PDT
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hudsons-Bay-Survival-Pack/
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZXPJ/I760OZ9S/FR4ZXPJI760OZ9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZXPJ/I760OZ9S/FR4ZXPJI760OZ9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/ZXPJ/I760OZ9S/FR4ZXPJI760OZ9S.SMALL.jpg M3G If you get stranded in the wilderness, you most likely want your hands free. This is an extremely quick and simple to make pack for carrying your outdoor essentials. It is ultralight, water resistant, made from relatively easy-to-find materials (the hardest part will be locating the fabric), and ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:10:13 PDT
Survival Bracelet With Flint http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-With-Flint/
Survival Bracelet With Flint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/J513/I63EZI74/F5IJ513I63EZI74.SMALL.jpg dansmith12334 Supplied You will need, grip tape paracord a clip & a flint from a lighter Making The Bracelet Mend one side of each color to eachotger Making It Fit Cut the pieces of paracord to the size of your hand Put the clip on the ends of the cord null null Finished With The Bracelet ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:37:46 PDT
Altoid Survival kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-kit-1/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:40:37 PDT
The Medic a Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Medic-a-Paracord-Survival-Bracelet-for-First-A/
The Medic a Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/XU6M/I6WOT9XP/F6FXU6MI6WOT9XP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/XU6M/I6WOT9XP/F6FXU6MI6WOT9XP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/XU6M/I6WOT9XP/F6FXU6MI6WOT9XP.SMALL.jpg wpage1 A life and death situation could happen at anytime and any place. Having a first-aid kit within arm’s reach is an impossible expectation. The idea behind this bracelet is to provide some of the basic emergency essentials in one every day carry bracelet.Learn how to make your own First-Aid Paracord B...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 15:26:30 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 two, 2" T's one, 2" Yone, 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 16 inches long then cut t...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST
Reflector oven for campfires http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflector-oven-for-campfires/
Reflector oven for campfires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/M1AS/I6M2PMPG/FJNM1ASI6M2PMPG.SMALL.jpg lespaul_30 The reflector oven, also known as a tin oven was once a popular tool for baking alongside an open fire during the 17th to 19th century. Their popularity has declined since the development of electricity, but these ovens are still used today by outfitters, camps, and outdoor enthusiasts to bake anyth...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
Bug Out Survival Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Survival-Bracelet/
Bug Out Survival Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/OH2D/I6RSGC5C/FDTOH2DI6RSGC5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/OH2D/I6RSGC5C/FDTOH2DI6RSGC5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/OH2D/I6RSGC5C/FDTOH2DI6RSGC5C.SMALL.jpg wpage1 A standard paracord bracelet can be useful in regards to the cordage it provides while being an every day carry(wear). Let's face it though, when left stranded on the road during an EMP, lost in the woods from a weekend hike, or up the creek with out a paddle; you're gonna need more than some 550lb ...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:12:58 PST
Fire Tubes - Original and New Compartment Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tubes-Original-and-New-Compartment-Design/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:49:35 PST
Emergency Pet Evacuation Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Pet-Evacuation-Pack/
Emergency Pet Evacuation Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/N7H6/I66D37O7/FW7N7H6I66D37O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/N7H6/I66D37O7/FW7N7H6I66D37O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/N7H6/I66D37O7/FW7N7H6I66D37O7.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Despite the funny cover photo, this is a serious Ible. I've noticed that The Walking Dead rarely shows domestic animals, probably because the answers to the questions "Where'd they go? What happened to them?" are more sad and gruesome than we care to contemplate while being entertained.In the real ...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:21:50 PST
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Charcoal-flakes-from-sawdust/
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Charcoal flakes are a great easy to make item with many different uses. These flakes are great items to take camping/backpacking. They take up very little space, are light weight, produce a lot of heat, and are easy to light (can be lit from flint and steel or just one match). Those of you famili...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:34:21 PST
The Nan Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Nan-Stove/
The Nan Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/2PEX/I5BS49TQ/FKP2PEXI5BS49TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/2PEX/I5BS49TQ/FKP2PEXI5BS49TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/2PEX/I5BS49TQ/FKP2PEXI5BS49TQ.SMALL.jpg trike road poet Materials:1 tube of Red RTV high temp Gasket Maker (from local auto shop) 1 package of Prorepair Screen Repair Kit for aluminum screens(!) made by Prime-Line and sold in Walmart Selected tin for your stove, (I recommend the TOMURCUK Earl Grey tea can for its design) Cotton Balls (dollar store) S...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:05:46 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SMALL.jpg Katie Vallis Learn how to make flashing LED paracord bracelets to make sure you can be seen! You will need... To make your LED paracord bracelet you will need the following things:ParacordTape measureScissorsLighterAn LED wrist band of some sort Measure Your Paracord To make an 8" bracelet you will need ap...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Paracord Beer-holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Beer-holder/
Paracord Beer-holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SMALL.jpg JonaKeizer For my first instructable I am taking part in the paracord challenge. I designed something decorative and useful: the paracord beer-holder. Besides showing off your decorative craftsmanship, it is a practical way to keep your (spare) beer close and both hands free for other things in outdoor activit...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:51:20 PST
Portable Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Swing-2/
Portable Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/VUS8/I4ID61TN/FQGVUS8I4ID61TN.SMALL.jpg Lander Vandemoortele As a task we had to do for school (I study Industrial Product Designing), we had to make a portable swing. A part of making the swing, was making the instructable. So if you want to make a nice swing, you'll have some 100 options (the number of students). I'll be very glad if you choose mine! The ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:27:02 PST
Paracord Deployment Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Deployment-Bag/
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By: Lextone

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 10:21:20 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
Pine sap lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SMALL.jpg coltercousa ----This article comes from the journal page of our website. See more articles like it here: ColterCoUSA.com ----One of my favorite parts of being in the woods has always been the challenge of creating usable objects from natural resources. It requires creativity to make due with what nature provide...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
Complete Camping Hammock with Screen and Rainfly http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Camping-Hammock-with-Screen-and-Rainfly/
Complete Camping Hammock with Screen and Rainfly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/6OFF/I3TI2QZ0/FUC6OFFI3TI2QZ0.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson This project will show you step-by-step how to make a complete camping hammock, including the hammock, mesh bugnet, rainfly, and tree straps. I built this as a gift for for my girlfriend, who loves borrowing the Hennessy Hammock I've had since I was a Boy Scout, and is taking longer and longer to gi...
By: adamtylernelson

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:16:34 PST
Bed, Table, and Benches for camper van - All in one! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Table-and-Benches-for-camper-van-All-in-one/
Bed, Table, and Benches for camper van - All in one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/P72J/I3PJNHWC/FE9P72JI3PJNHWC.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins After using the van with the simple platform for a bed, table and place to hang out for a year, we decided it was time to go to the next level: Build an all-in-one bed-table-benches-storage! Our goal was to add more storage to the livable space in the van, to create a space where 4-5 people could ea...
By: AudreyDesjardins

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:27:17 PST
Moltov Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Moltov-Tiki-Torch/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:31:07 PST
Fold Up Camping/Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Up-CampingPicnic-Table/
Fold Up Camping/Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/WUXX/I3H6TP8Q/FUOWUXXI3H6TP8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/WUXX/I3H6TP8Q/FUOWUXXI3H6TP8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/WUXX/I3H6TP8Q/FUOWUXXI3H6TP8Q.SMALL.jpg UrbaneF I like making things out of wood and also enjoy recycling old things that have been thrown away. I have no proper training in crafting but like to have a go at stuff. My wife wanted to buy a collapsible picnic table but I thought I could make one...I liked the idea of a tripod base, to keep it stabl...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:55:42 PST
Cedar paneling for van interior http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-paneling-for-van-interior/
Cedar paneling for van interior - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/B9XI/I34E195D/FGWB9XII34E195D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/B9XI/I34E195D/FGWB9XII34E195D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/B9XI/I34E195D/FGWB9XII34E195D.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins We love skiing. We love mountain life. We love the feel of rustic cabins. We love the smell of cedar. We wanted a real cabin on wheels. This means there was only one material we wanted to use for the walls and ceiling of the van: CEDAR PANELS! The process of applying cedar panels to the walls of ...
By: AudreyDesjardins

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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:51:54 PST
How To Start A Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Start-A-Fire-1/
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By: lidianesci01

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:30:47 PST
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Paracord-Zipper-Pull/
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SMALL.jpg hbomb9000 This is a super simple, but useful way to make tactical zipper pulls out of paracord, heat shrink tubing, and a bit of fire.The benefit of this zipper pull design is that it's silent - no jingling or jangling as you walk along. Additionally, the heat shrink keeps everything nice and tight against th...
By: hbomb9000

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:43:07 PDT
The Ultimate Kayak Hauler and Rooftop Tent Camper. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Kayak-Hauler-and-Rooftop-Tent-Camper/
The Ultimate Kayak Hauler and Rooftop Tent Camper. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/N2NO/I1QYKJEU/F1CN2NOI1QYKJEU.SMALL.jpg to'bryant I love to camp and go fishing with the family, but we do things a bit more extreme. We used to backpack miles in and set up camp. That is a bit harder to do now that we have two little ones, although we plan to start that back up soon. In the pictures above, you can see the progression of my trailer...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:05:49 PDT
Truck bed tuck bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-bed-tuck-bed/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:02:23 PDT
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Aluminum-Can-Stove/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
Custom Leather Sling Style Backpacks And Dog Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Leather-Sling-Style-Backpacks-And-Dog-Harne/
Custom Leather Sling Style Backpacks And Dog Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/SDYS/I0UTP2TS/FXCSDYSI0UTP2TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/SDYS/I0UTP2TS/FXCSDYSI0UTP2TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/SDYS/I0UTP2TS/FXCSDYSI0UTP2TS.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I spend a lot of time in the woods, and whether I'm taking a bit of a hike or going on an extended camping trip I always bring a backpack. Now for me, standard two strap backpacks are a bit of a pain...literally. I have rheumatic problems in my shoulders that make the contorting in and out of a two ...
By: antagonizer

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:52:36 PDT
Folding bed for car camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-bed-for-car-camping/
Folding bed for car camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/IJ2K/I0LCHT52/FE6IJ2KI0LCHT52.SMALL.jpg pescabicicleta My wife and I like car camping and road trips. We also have a dog, which can make road trips challenging (try finding a vacancy in a pet-friendly hotel during prime travel season). So a couple of years ago, we traded in our Fit for a Honda Element - what my stepmom calls a "Lego car." We love it - s...
By: pescabicicleta

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 13:34:20 PDT
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Hyper Miler Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Festfalia-A-Ford-Festiva-Flip-Top-Hyper-Miler-Camp/
Festfalia, A Ford Festiva Flip Top Hyper Miler Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/KOUM/I0R0TB46/FCWKOUMI0R0TB46.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a I've wanted to make a car into a camper for several years and eventually I found the perfect vehicle for it, the humble Ford Festiva. Why choose such a small car? I believe that limitations breed creativity and I wanted high MPGs. This is not meant to be a step by step instructable but more of a gui...
By: Nor-tea-a

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:19:39 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
Pocket Sized Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/1W4D/I0NOM98I/FNS1W4DI0NOM98I.SMALL.jpg MaxM2 It sounds like magic, but it's just electrochemistry. All you need is a pencil, some titanium wire, and a battery to start purifying water. The voltage between the graphite and the titanium converts H2O and a little table salt (NaCl) into NaClO, sodium hypochlorite, also known as bleach. Run the rea...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Style-Wood-Log-Burner/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:44:31 PDT
Berry picker from scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Berry-picker-from-scrap/
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By: YPF

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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:59:03 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/9PWV/I09LUBLA/FD59PWVI09LUBLA.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell Power off? Grid down? Hurricane? Tornado? Camping? Apocalypse? Cross eyed lumber jack down the street?I want to show you how to make a quick, simple and cheap DIY phone charger with basic tools and skills - anyone can do this. Shelf stable, clean - with no lead acid battery mess!I used $9 in pa...
By: More Cowbell

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Out-Bike-Apocalypse-Bicycle/
Bug Out Bike - Apocalypse Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/4WAI/HZXYPY2S/F9W4WAIHZXYPY2S.SMALL.jpg Rebbeh Hey everyone. This is my first Instructable, so please don't be too harsh. :)I'm gonna teach you some mods I've done to my bike, which unintentionally and accidentally turned into this crazy survival bike. It basically turned into a fully self-sustainable bug out "battle bike" quite by accident. LOL...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:46:41 PDT
Improving Your Thermacell http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-Your-Thermacell/
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By: MacGyver9

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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:17:50 PDT