Instructables: exploring - outside - camping - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:30:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Mighty Sample Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mighty-Sample-Tube/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 10:14:36 PDT
Foldable Bike Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Bike-Trailer/
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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/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:59:38 PDT
Alien Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Wood-Burner/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:11:54 PDT
Solar Skillet http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Skillet/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:34:09 PDT
Axe handle protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-handle-protector/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Emergency Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Stove/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
DIY Cupcake Firestarters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cupcake-Firestarters/
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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/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 11:29:25 PDT
Rope Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bed/
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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/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:03:32 PDT
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...
By: i.hate.karl.kilburn

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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 AngryJosh99 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/
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/D3Q0/I7CCMGLV/FIED3Q0I7CCMGLV.SMALL.jpg sesb2120 DIY tyvek stuff sackNeed:1 tyvek envelopePair of scissorsRopeCord locksBraided fishing lineNeedle with large eyeSafety pins Envelope Start with a tyvek envelope. Cut off the flap. Cut Cut a 1 inch slit down one of the top sides. This is where your rope will come out when the stuff sack is fin...
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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...
By: i.hate.karl.kilburn

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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/
Altoid Survival kit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/99EG/I6YXTZ2Z/F3V99EGI6YXTZ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/99EG/I6YXTZ2Z/F3V99EGI6YXTZ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/99EG/I6YXTZ2Z/F3V99EGI6YXTZ2Z.SMALL.jpg Captain MacTavish This is my version of an Altoids survival kit, I wish I could add a couple more things but need to figure a way to do it! My Contents I have an array of things in here, I think all of these would help me survive! I have a survival manual, antibiotic salve, a jig, gunpowder, a bobbin with 10lb. te...
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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...
By: drosenkranz

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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:36:18 PST