Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:36:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tent Cleaning for Lazy People http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Cleaning-for-Lazy-People/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:14:33 PDT
DIY Flat-Pack Collapsible Cooking Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Flat-Pack-Collapsible-Cooking-Skewers/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:04:32 PDT
From Trash to Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Trash-to-Fish/
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:59:19 PDT
Cook Using Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Cook-Using-Your-Car/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:12:42 PDT
Personable Planter Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Personable-Planter-Pants/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:47:46 PDT
5 minute build - Tin can cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Build-Tin-Can-Cooker/
5 minute build - Tin can cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SMALL.jpg chris_maker If you ever find yourself in the situation where lugging a huge camping stove around with you on a survival trip is not an option, try making this small, light and portable tin can cooker that will only take 5 minutes to knock up. It's about as simple as it gets, two household items that everyone ca...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:16:12 PDT
Sail Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Sail-Tent/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:19:45 PDT
Collapsible Camping/emergency Stove. http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Campingemergency-Stove/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:09:09 PDT
Camp Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Axe-Holster/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:42:10 PDT
Leaves Vessel 100% Organic http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaves-Vessel-100-Organic/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:48:39 PDT
Flat Pack Solar Oven (200°+) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Solar-Oven-200/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:47:04 PDT
Collapsable Trekking Poles With a Plus http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Trekking-Poles-With-a-Plus/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 17:32:12 PDT
Portable Cable run for dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cable-Run-for-Dogs/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:59:42 PDT
What Happens When A Nerd Goes Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Happens-When-a-Nerd-Goes-Camping/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 12:35:27 PDT
Survival Tee Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Tee-Shirt/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 09:59:43 PDT
Vegetable Oil Stove, Indoor and Outdoor Use! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Oil-Stove-Indoor-and-Outdoor-Use/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:11:38 PDT
Campfire Funnel Cakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Campfire-Funnel-Cakes/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:43:18 PDT
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/
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week we finally move on to a new part of the Quick Skills series. In this and the following episodes we will look at methods to start a fire with natural and artificial types of tinder.First up is the popular birch bark and in the following steps I will demonstrate th...
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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/
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/80OB/IO4JJXK8/F1N80OBIO4JJXK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/80OB/IO4JJXK8/F1N80OBIO4JJXK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/80OB/IO4JJXK8/F1N80OBIO4JJXK8.SMALL.jpg jaime9999 There is a trend in backpacking called "ultralight". It's a philosophy of doing more with less, minimizing the tendency to excessive features and weight in gear.An example of the ultralight philosophy is rejecting heavy hiking boots in favor of running sneakers, because they are much lighter and t...
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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/
Keluang String : A Camper's String Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/E9WE/INYU55EZ/FWYE9WEINYU55EZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/E9WE/INYU55EZ/FWYE9WEINYU55EZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/E9WE/INYU55EZ/FWYE9WEINYU55EZ.SMALL.jpg IbniH Storage space is a luxury for camper and that's the problem I had faced in one of the trips. Here, I show how to use a string to hang mostly of your camping items and save some space. Items This items are easily buy from a fishing storeA nylon string A hook - not a fishing hook ;)A basic ski...
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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/
Custom Ferrocerium Rod - Let's Prep Afternoon Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week I'm presenting a nice little afternoon project. Its been quite an interesting project for me both in terms of the actual making as well as the editing of the video. I have condensed well over 160 Minutes of footage to just 7:30 whilst trying to tell the tale of t...
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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/
DIY Truck Bed Camper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/0FGS/INT6FAWJ/F520FGSINT6FAWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/0FGS/INT6FAWJ/F520FGSINT6FAWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/0FGS/INT6FAWJ/F520FGSINT6FAWJ.SMALL.jpg Into the Dirtshop I wanted to make a camper bed with pullout drawers for my truck. After getting a truck cap, I gathered up some reclaimed wood from pallets and old shipping crates and went to town breaking them down into usable lumber. This is a quick and easy way to create a simple camping or working platform that...
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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/
Fire Stoker-Blower (camping or home fire pit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/VXTF/INPE46WW/FUFVXTFINPE46WW.SMALL.jpg borgem Based on a similar concept I had growing up for our fireplace, this is a tool for blowing air into embers to bring them back to life...the perk is that it puts your face 5.5 feet from where you want to blow so you get to keep your eyebrows! We had just a short 1/4" piece of straight (copper or brass...
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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/
Solar Powered Festival Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/Y5NZ/INNEI3YI/F59Y5NZINNEI3YI.SMALL.jpg MelodiousDirge The bulk of my festival experience is at Burning Man, which is really quite a unique animal in many respects - not the least of which is you get to drive to your camping spot, complete with whatever trailer or monstrosity you can attach to your vehicle. It's also long, and big, and centered around c...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:07:19 PDT
Aluminium Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Alcohol-Stove/
Aluminium Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/802T/INJ4754V/FLT802TINJ4754V.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this guide I'll show you how to make an easy alcohol stove from an aluminium can/bottle.I know... You are probably thinking "Yet another alcohol stove? Really??" Well..I know that the internet is full of tutorials, videos and photos that explain how to make an alcohol stove but... Why...
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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/
Mini Project #15: Mini Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/LG47/INQBHK9N/F8XLG47INQBHK9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/LG47/INQBHK9N/F8XLG47INQBHK9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/LG47/INQBHK9N/F8XLG47INQBHK9N.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week I would like to share with you a great design for a very small alcohol stove that I recently found in a German survival magazine. I made penny stoves in the past but was never really satisfied with the results until I decided to try this design.The benefits of th...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:55:24 PDT
Mini Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Kit-6/
Mini Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NPHM/IN94533L/FIWNPHMIN94533L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NPHM/IN94533L/FIWNPHMIN94533L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/NPHM/IN94533L/FIWNPHMIN94533L.SMALL.jpg Paige NicoleD Hello everyone. This is my very first instructable. I'll do my best. This is for a small, basic, survival container. I still need to waterproof the lid seal and apply lacquer. I made this small container before I decided to do an instructable so I have no photos of the process but I plan on making a...
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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/
Paracord and Duct Tape Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8TZP/IN234KUB/FIF8TZPIN234KUB.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake Drawing inspiration from MP#14: Outdoor Paracord & Tape Organizer Mk.IV by Lets_Prep_Together I decided to make one for myself. I wasn't able to find PVC foam sheets anywhere (Alex where did you get yours?) So I was going to make mine out of hardboard. It is also called HDF (high density fiberboar...
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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/
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4FEM/I1TPX439/F8G4FEMI1TPX439.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4FEM/I1TPX439/F8G4FEMI1TPX439.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/4FEM/I1TPX439/F8G4FEMI1TPX439.SMALL.jpg peppypickle It can be intimidating to transition from car camping to your first backcountry experience. There are some gear recommendations and techniques that will make your 1st (or 50th) backcountry experience very enjoyable. Pick Your Trail and Apply for Camping Permits/Fire Permits During camping high-se...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
Truck Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Solar-Panel/
Truck Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/Y6F0/IMW98T62/FLBY6F0IMW98T62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/Y6F0/IMW98T62/FLBY6F0IMW98T62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/Y6F0/IMW98T62/FLBY6F0IMW98T62.SMALL.jpg surlypants 100 watt solar panel on my truck roof, charging an independent gel battery in my truck bed for camping. Prep the Roof I used the foam from the solar panel packaging to figure out placement on the roof. I've offset my panel to the side, so that when my SUP is on my roof racks the whole panel isn't...
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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/
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SMALL.jpg Engineer_Allen About 10 years ago I saw my first teardrop trailer and was really impressed. I've been camping for nearly 50 years (tenting, trailer camping, and backpacking with my parents and car camping/backpacking with my wife and children) and I though one would be perfect for low impact car camping without ...
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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/
Camping rocket stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/QRON/IM9E284Q/FEEQRONIM9E284Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/QRON/IM9E284Q/FEEQRONIM9E284Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/QRON/IM9E284Q/FEEQRONIM9E284Q.SMALL.jpg Layer 8 I some kind of love camping. Also I love cooking. But I don't like to burn non reversible fuels.So what for alternatives do you have. Yes of course, you can light a fire every time but, it isn't allowed everywhere and you also burn a lot of wood only to heat up your pan of beans.So my goal was to ...
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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/
Super Small Fishing Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FKK8/IM3QFLS5/F1EFKK8IM3QFLS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FKK8/IM3QFLS5/F1EFKK8IM3QFLS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FKK8/IM3QFLS5/F1EFKK8IM3QFLS5.SMALL.jpg DamianTheGreat This is a tutorial on how to make a really compact survival fishing kit. I packed as much stuff as i could into a small container i got from a Kinder egg. Its a tight fit but it will all fit if packed correctlySupplies needed :4 fishing hooks3 fishing weights2 fishing spinners6 artificial fishing ba...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:46:28 PDT