Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 04:02:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pitch a tent without poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-a-tent-without-poles-1/
Pitch a tent without poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SMALL.jpg jls99 Recently we camped with friends and the boys' tent came without poles. I did this out of necessity but it worked like a charm. In fact a small tent with no poles is now part of my hiking gear, since it weighs very little. I apologize if this is way too obvious, but when I looked up the subject I saw...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:21:48 PDT
No Knead ''Stick Bread'' |Quick Recipe for Camping use http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Knead-Stick-Bread-Quick-Recipe-for-Camping-use/
No Knead ''Stick Bread'' |Quick Recipe for Camping use - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/EWIX/IDZSICVJ/FA1EWIXIDZSICVJ.SMALL.jpg Pheiso Nothing like the great taste of bread over embers....!This recipe is quick, easy to follow, and will give you a most wonderful bread we lovingly call ''Stick Bread'' because it is cooked over a stick.There are so many reasons to make your own dough!! It's easy, it tastes better, it is healthier, and...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:22:02 PDT
DIY lightweight glamping party lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lightweight-glamping-party-lights/
DIY lightweight glamping party lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/KB9B/IE180ZAU/FPVKB9BIE180ZAU.SMALL.jpg thijsv Lightweight camping doesn't have to be boring and without style. This Instructable helps you to make your own 7 gram glamping lights to set a party atmosphere around your camping spot. All you need are some basic tools you find around the house, some electrical tape, colourful LEDs, coin cell batter...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
Twig Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Stove/
Twig Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SMALL.jpg trike road poet Here is a new stove project that allows you to cook food, heat water, make coffee, or heat a small lean-to with nothing more then small wood twigs, bits of bark and scrap wood. Instead of cutting logs and splitting fire wood, you use the usually abundant small stuff and brush found in the undergrow...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:44:53 PDT
SaveAqua Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/SaveAqua-Washing-Station/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:20:43 PDT
Campsite Critter Catcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Campsite-Critter-Catcher/
Campsite Critter Catcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/L9KG/IDU2NYHF/FW3L9KGIDU2NYHF.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 Every time we sit down to eat all the local flying creatures seem to see it as an open invitation to join us at the table. We've tried the citronella candles to ward the bugs away but still they come . . .So next step is to provide something more tempting from which they will not return . . . the Ca...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:59:07 PDT
Orange Muffins on the Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Muffins-on-the-Fire/
Orange Muffins on the Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/E052/IDTAQ1W1/FFSE052IDTAQ1W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/E052/IDTAQ1W1/FFSE052IDTAQ1W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/E052/IDTAQ1W1/FFSE052IDTAQ1W1.SMALL.jpg TamaraBerg Here's the video of this project. For me, camping is being outdoors, enjoying fresh air and scenery, and unplugging from our tech-focused world. I live in a big city, some days I don’t even see a blade of grass, and I lose touch with the sights and sounds of nature. There is a certain primal allure ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:18:15 PDT
Preparing a Hearty Camping Meal for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Hearty-Camping-Meal-for-Two/
Preparing a Hearty Camping Meal for Two - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/FKLB/IDR7WHZS/FFWFKLBIDR7WHZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/FKLB/IDR7WHZS/FFWFKLBIDR7WHZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/FKLB/IDR7WHZS/FFWFKLBIDR7WHZS.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike I'm going to show you how to make a complete camping stove setup and use it to cook a decent meal suitable for serious camping use To be honest I kind of just made these recipes up today based on some similar things I've done before, except now I had a few specific goals in mind: To actually cook a...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:16:56 PDT
Charcoal Camping BBQ (lightweight, portable, foldable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Camping-BBQ-lightweight-portable-foldable/
Charcoal Camping BBQ (lightweight, portable, foldable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/T926/IDOCYCWI/FBAT926IDOCYCWI.SMALL.jpg MicheleG8 How to built a DIY Camping BBQ using recycled materials.Unmounted very compact and portableNo soldering required, only a cutting tool and tolls for folding pieces of the iron sheets Camping BBQ: Blueprint Materials- 4x steel plates (35cm X 28cm)- grid for the bottom: to contain the charcoal- ste...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:46:08 PDT
Omelette Sou Vide ...... A.K.A. Camping Bag Omelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Omelette-Sou-Vide-AKA-Camping-Bag-Omelets/
Omelette Sou Vide ...... A.K.A. Camping Bag Omelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/2GXF/IDFSD37J/F5T2GXFIDFSD37J.SMALL.jpg CamoQueen This is a wonderful and fast way to prepare tasty omelets for a bunch of hungry campers! Best part is, they get to create their own omelette with whatever they want. Great for picky kids and fussy adults! Or vise versa. I was skeptical of this method at first, but after my first bite, I was hooke...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:20:31 PDT
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterwheel-Rotisserie-Pulled-Pork-A-sustainable-gr/
Waterwheel Rotisserie Pulled Pork - a sustainable, green energy way of rotisserie cooking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/D0RH/IDFW7OCV/FAPD0RHIDFW7OCV.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex River Side Rotisserie Pulled Pork !!! Just the sound of that can get the attention of just about anyone,I have had this idea for some time now and finally got the chance to try it out. As the world shifts to cleaner forms of energy use what could be a better way of rotisserie cooking then using the...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:29:27 PDT
Back-Packer's Tin Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Packers-Tin-Can-Stove/
Back-Packer's Tin Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/XGBX/IDCXO9LL/FKLXGBXIDCXO9LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/XGBX/IDCXO9LL/FKLXGBXIDCXO9LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/XGBX/IDCXO9LL/FKLXGBXIDCXO9LL.SMALL.jpg Novesky2 While I was watching Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen," one of the sabotages they used was a tin can stove. Inspired, I have created an Instructable. (The can I used was a 28 oz. tomato can.) Preparing the Can First, wash out your can thoroughly, but be carful about the sharp edges. Ventilatio...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 16:28:36 PDT
Ax/Hatchet Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/AxHatchet-Restoration/
Ax/Hatchet Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/GIUK/IDCXDL0W/FKEGIUKIDCXDL0W.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail I'm in my thirties but stories from my childhood still resonate... "My side of the mountain," and "Hatchet" to be more specific. Having had read those books in the prime of my yester-years I've always wanted an axe (or hatchet) of my very own. Of course I live in an urban/suburban environment so nev...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:51:14 PDT
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-never-eat-crappy-freeze-dried-camping-meals/
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SMALL.jpg statestraveller Hiking is my 'thing.' I love seeing amazing things that I couldn't possibly have seen from inside a car. Having a one-year-old to cart around hasn't stopped me yet either - so far our major trips have included the Tour du Mont Blanc (when she was eight weeks old) and most of the Dingle Way in Irel...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:01:37 PDT
The S'moregasbord http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smoregishborg/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:13:03 PDT
Camping Steak and Potatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Steak-and-Potatoes/
Camping Steak and Potatoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/KU7G/ID4CQYRA/FG2KU7GID4CQYRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/KU7G/ID4CQYRA/FG2KU7GID4CQYRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/KU7G/ID4CQYRA/FG2KU7GID4CQYRA.SMALL.jpg rhieser Recently I went camping with a friend and we decided to grill some steak over the campfire. Here is how we cooked a delicious smokey juicy stake over a campfire with crispy and buttery baked potatoes.what you will need:knifesticksteakbuttersalt and pepperFoilfire any other garnishes you may want S...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 13:36:47 PDT
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People http://www.instructables.com/id/CampingOutside-Alarm-System-for-Detecting-Beast-an/
Camping/Outside Alarm System for Detecting Beast and People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/KHW0/ID2XCUTB/FF7KHW0ID2XCUTB.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Now is summer, lot of people are going enjoy the wildlife while camping in the nature. If you ever slept in the nature in a tent you know how formidable is to hear the noise of any beast in the darkness, (example a bear). There are some techniques to flee from a bear but the best is remain far from ...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 01:47:22 PDT
How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plastic-Bottle-Cap-Container/
How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/7TWZ/ID0PV4SL/FG97TWZID0PV4SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/7TWZ/ID0PV4SL/FG97TWZID0PV4SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/7TWZ/ID0PV4SL/FG97TWZID0PV4SL.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a small, lightweight and water proof container out of two plastic bottle caps. The caps are cut off under the protruding ring on the neck of the bottle, then the bottoms are made flat and glued together. It can be used to store matches, as a mini survival kit or for anything that ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:04:44 PDT
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Road-Trip-Car-Conversion-Honda-Fit/
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SMALL.jpg JMYilla When my wife and I found out that we had two months to take the cross-country road trip of our dreams, I immediately knew that I was going to transform my ordinary Honda Fit into the ultimate road-tripping machine. One of my keys to a great road trip is flexibility, so I wanted the flexibility to sl...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:03:23 PDT
The Mighty Sample Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mighty-Sample-Tube/
The Mighty Sample Tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YJPU/ICRXQIW9/FGOYJPUICRXQIW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YJPU/ICRXQIW9/FGOYJPUICRXQIW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YJPU/ICRXQIW9/FGOYJPUICRXQIW9.SMALL.jpg Common Man Survival It's interesting seeing where inspiration can come from for our outdoor kits. In one of my introduction to cell biology labs, we used sample tubes containing various E. coli cultures... (I don't want to bore you with the experiment that followed so we will move on to the more interesting part). A ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:14:36 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
Foldable Bike Trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/3HB6/ICRXSBV9/FHX3HB6ICRXSBV9.SMALL.jpg Vulcaman Hello, in this Instruction, i will show you, how to make a foldable bike trailer out of an old kids/dog bike trailer.The idea was, that I want to have an biketrailer, which is big enough to transport two boats and a tent but also small enough, that I can simply transport it in a car, but there is no...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 04:35:21 PDT
tree net http://www.instructables.com/id/tree-net/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 16:05:39 PDT
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/WeDangle-A-seat-within-your-clothes/
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SMALL.jpg IamWe This diy project investigates the multi-functionality of clothes. In this case a built-in hanging chair. This is a proof of concept rather than a fashion design project. The WeDangle can change the way we sit drastically; it is a customized comfy seat that we carry always with us. You can use it as ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:59:38 PDT
Alien Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Wood-Burner/
Alien Wood Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/P2DN/ICPP5LGZ/F7RP2DNICPP5LGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/P2DN/ICPP5LGZ/F7RP2DNICPP5LGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/P2DN/ICPP5LGZ/F7RP2DNICPP5LGZ.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Another themed wood burner from Burned by Design, upcycled from old gas cylinders this one of a kind wood burner is a talking point for any garden or patio. See more designs here: https://www.facebook.com/BurnedbyDesign He's got some bottle... It is important to know that all LPG cylinders remain...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:29:13 PDT
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tarpaulin-and-Paracord-Hammock/
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/LRIT/HNM4CNDD/FJOLRITHNM4CNDD.SMALL.jpg monky535 There are many hammock instructables of varying complexities this is a very simple method. This is not necessarily better than any others but I find it is often a good idea to have multiple ways of doing the same thing so I thought I would share my way of making a hammock on instructables. This met...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:37:19 PDT
Water Filter : Tuna Can Cartridge System http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Filter-Tuna-Can-Cartridge-System/
Water Filter : Tuna Can Cartridge System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1G3Z/ICID5WK7/FXB1G3ZICID5WK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1G3Z/ICID5WK7/FXB1G3ZICID5WK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/1G3Z/ICID5WK7/FXB1G3ZICID5WK7.SMALL.jpg SurvivalCentral We have seen home made water filters made from recycled water and pop bottles and I have made my share of those and demonstrated to hundreds of school kids. These are great for emergencies if you need clean water. The only thing with them is that they can be quite clumsy and awkward to make. So I ca...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 20:52:31 PDT
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wash-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:27:40 PDT
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/10-essentials-for-wilderness-survival/
10 Essentials for Wilderness Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/F915/HKJRZCJX/F5EF915HKJRZCJX.SMALL.jpg darman12 Having been camping since I was a boy, I've gained much experience in preparing for such events. Through this experience, I have developed a list of basic gear I bring so I will "be prepared" (BSA motto) if I am caught in a survival situation. Please note, these items will not keep you comfortable,...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:24 PDT
Trader Joe's MRE http://www.instructables.com/id/Trader-Joes-MRE/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:12:27 PDT
Camping Chuck Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Chuck-Box/
Camping Chuck Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SMALL.jpg Pilgrim55 I wanted a Chuck Box, and I looked up designs online, and I found a bunch of really cool ideas. So I designed all the best parts of what I needed, which was lots of counter space. I liked the idea to have a top that opened for extra room and cabinets that swing out to hold those flaps up. But I s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:36:30 PDT
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-to-Quilt-Conversion/
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SMALL.jpg dtextor Well, the topic of down sleeping quilts is a bit polarizing. If you want to indulge yourself, there are tons of forum threads discussing it in all detail. In the end it's down to a question of preference. However, I will very briefly explain what it is.Basically a down quilt is a sleeping bag that i...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:50:54 PDT
Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Sprayer-Hair-Salon/
Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/R3SC/IBRRYYXS/FUXR3SCIBRRYYXS.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Bug Sprayer = Hair Salon? Well almost, but not quite.... almost?A pump sprayer can make washing you hair so much easier while camping or during emergencies. Camping is great, but after awhile you just wish you could take a shower or wash your hair. Well here is an easy solution to washing your ha...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 23:57:03 PDT
Easy Portable Beach Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-Beach-Shelter/
Easy Portable Beach Shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Umbrellas fly away, and folding shelters are expensive and so tall that you have to keep moving your chair to chase the shade all day. I made this beach shelter in about an hour with 50 bucks, and it worked like a charm. This design has the added bonus of fitting in a backpack (with the poles sticki...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:03:13 PDT
Triple tree hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-tree-hammock/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:43:14 PDT
How to build a DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-DIY-Micro-Camper/
How to build a DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SMALL.jpg Dustman0042 I would like you to meet Bob! He’s our 40 sq. ft. Micro Camper.While I designed him to be light weight he is also very rugged and well insulated. This model was built out of a reused 5×8 40-year-old cargo trailer that had seen better days.I figure I could build one on a brand new trailer for only a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:23 PDT
How to sew cushions for a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-cushions-for-a-camper-van/
How to sew cushions for a camper van - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/N06X/IBIVHYFC/FIBN06XIBIVHYFC.SMALL.jpg AudreyDesjardins In the last instructables, we shared how to build a table-bench-bed unit. In this instructables, we share how to make the cushions for both the benches and the bed.Our past steps also include: how to insulate a camper van, how to build the storage platform, and how to finish the walls with cedar pan...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:11:54 PDT
Solar Skillet http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Skillet/
Solar Skillet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/7I8G/IBGDAUMJ/FFO7I8GIBGDAUMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/7I8G/IBGDAUMJ/FFO7I8GIBGDAUMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/7I8G/IBGDAUMJ/FFO7I8GIBGDAUMJ.SMALL.jpg SurvivalCentral We know that if you take a parabolic dish with a shiny reflective surface it will focus the sun into a single point that is hot enough to catch paper, cardboard and even wood on fire.Well I have taken this principle of focusing the sun ray's to heat the bottom of a pan to create what I call "The Sol...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:34:09 PDT
Knife with burl handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-with-burl-handle/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:58:13 PDT
Axe handle protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-handle-protector/
Axe handle protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/S64L/IBC2UV9Z/FY7S64LIBC2UV9Z.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz sometimes while splitting wood its inevitable you will have a handle strike and if you're my younger brother its usually a given! the first use of a new axe he missed and nicked the handle and decided to duct tape it to protect it. that lasted a few more swings and the tape was pealed off. my soluti...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Emergency Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Stove/
Emergency Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/OGAC/IB8I82VJ/F6XOGACIB8I82VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/OGAC/IB8I82VJ/F6XOGACIB8I82VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/OGAC/IB8I82VJ/F6XOGACIB8I82VJ.SMALL.jpg austinmonster Ever been in a situation where you need to cook some food but have no real fuel available other than trash and yard detritus? Well, with the purchase of a 12 dollar charcoal starter and a few extra bits and bobs, you'll be able to start a fire and prepare a quick meal with some dry twigs, bark, and...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:17:18 PDT
Make a Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tent-Footprint/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:13:03 PDT
Mobile Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Solar-Power-Station/
Mobile Solar Power Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/UXKS/IB2226KS/F3NUXKSIB2226KS.SMALL.jpg maewert This instructable details how I added a 280 watt solar panel and battery system to my Chrysler Town and Country minivan.Whether you want to be prepared for the next disaster (or Zombie Apocalypse), need electricity for a HAM radio shack on wheels, want electricity when camping, or maybe you want to ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:53:04 PDT
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cooking-with-Crayons-A-Recycled-Firestarter/
Cooking with Crayons: A Recycled Firestarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/M13L/IB0MVFQK/FLVM13LIB0MVFQK.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Ever since getting a free bag of Yooper firestarters during a trip to the Upper Peninsula in Michigan last summer, we've been wanting to make a variation on the theme. Now firestarters aren't rocket science - they're just small waxed bundles of flammable materials. When our kids were in Camp Fire...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:20:39 PDT
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Fire-Grill-Zero-Cost/
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OWZX/IAWCBMUH/FVBOWZXIAWCBMUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OWZX/IAWCBMUH/FVBOWZXIAWCBMUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OWZX/IAWCBMUH/FVBOWZXIAWCBMUH.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello Instructablers.One of Life's greatest pleasures is to prepare food on an open fire in the Great Outdoors. One of the simplest, yet most satisfying meals to cook on a camp fire is the humble grilled sausage or chop. There are hundreds of ways to cook sausages on a fire, but my favourite is the ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:19 PDT
Skin-On-Frame Canoe ( Free Lassie ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-On-Frame-Canoe-Free-Lassie-/
Skin-On-Frame Canoe ( Free Lassie ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/7MPT/IAWC4DR7/FYW7MPTIAWC4DR7.SMALL.jpg C_D_SPURGEON This is my journey through my first canoe build. I have learned a great deal about the history of canoes, canoe crafting, and boatbuilding as a whole. The plans for this canoe were purchased from Dreamcatcher Boats (http://boat-building-plans.com/) , I encourage anyone that wants to complete this p...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:31:01 PDT
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-tent-with-Sugru-magnets-a-bottle-cap/
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a simple yet genius idea for all you outdoor types — whether you're heading into the countryside for the weekend, off to a festival or setting up camp for your kids in the back garden. Using Sugru + magnets you can keep the most essential piece of your kit (your torch!) right where you need...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
DIY Cupcake Firestarters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cupcake-Firestarters/
DIY Cupcake Firestarters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/L7QT/IAPAI1Z3/FY2L7QTIAPAI1Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/L7QT/IAPAI1Z3/FY2L7QTIAPAI1Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/L7QT/IAPAI1Z3/FY2L7QTIAPAI1Z3.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Our hackerspace, The Rabbit Hole is going on a camping trip and everyone knows that any good camping trip starts with a GINORMOUS bonfire! To start the bonfire, however, one needs a handy and effective firestarter.We present, a DIY cupcake firestarter for your pyrophilic pleasure!What is needed:Blo...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:52:55 PDT
Survive in style (1) - softboiled eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-boil-eggs-with-birch-bark/
Survive in style (1) - softboiled eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FCC/54RT/IANRLDLD/FCC54RTIANRLDLD.SMALL.jpg bricobart A while ago I fell over a video on the net, about a man who managed to boil water. Said like that there's nothing to panic about, but it was the container itself that took all my attention. It was a bowl, made of birch bark.True, birch bark bowls are as old as the day aliens came to earth to drop ...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:29:25 PDT
Rope Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bed/
Rope Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/4HSR/IAICGXD4/FKY4HSRIAICGXD4.SMALL.jpg MichaelJ17 In this instructable, I will show you step by step how to make a rope bed and shelter using only1-Pocket Saw1- Knife1-Chisel10 -Pieces of woodApproximate 40m of cheap rope (got mine for $6) Tripod: Picking the right wood You'll want to grab six pieces of wood which are at least two feet taller th...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:02:03 PDT
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonfire-Beer-Bottle-Holder/
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/H806/IAGMDH1Q/F7LH806IAGMDH1Q.SMALL.jpg bricobart I hate spilling liquids. Spilling gasoil is smelly, and also bad for seabirds.Spilling mercury is painful, in particular when it's still in a container of 100 liters.Spilling kerosene is dangerous, in particular at 10 miles altitude.Spilling scorpion venom is expensive, but it's your choice to let i...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:03:32 PDT