Instructables: exploring - outside - cheap - easy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:08:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 The hat keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-hat-keeper/
The hat keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/CHH0/HT3E0TAB/FDXCHH0HT3E0TAB.SMALL.jpg JM1999 The hat keeper, You might be wondering what it is but you will soon find out. I was out boating recently and to avoid sunburn on my face I took a hat, my hat nearly blew off several times. I wanted to put my head in the fast wind stream without losing my hat so I came up with the idea of the "...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:21:25 PDT
How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bow-PVC-Bow-Quick-and-Easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy In this video, I show you the steps to make yourself a simple bow out of pvc. You do not need any heat or reshaping of the pvc to do this, just some simple cutting and sawing is needed.  This bow is a powerful and accurate weapon. Be careful and make sur...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:44:40 PDT
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-paracord-bin-lid-lifter-for-use-from-a-height/
Easy paracord bin lid lifter, for use from a height! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/IAKC/HS9YD1Z6/FW3IAKCHS9YD1Z6.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hi to all the readers here! I am living in a high set house and have a hard time walking down the stairs with a large bag of rubbish so I came up with this solution; the system is tried and tested so if you can follow the instructions you can make it!! The problem OK, you have decided that y...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 22:24:03 PST
How to make a full-size lethal crossbow! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-full-size-lethal-crossbow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/R05U/HS61B6ZE/FLFR05UHS61B6ZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/R05U/HS61B6ZE/FLFR05UHS61B6ZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/R05U/HS61B6ZE/FLFR05UHS61B6ZE.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube I made a similar 'ible a while ago for a non-lethal crossbow, I don't like non-lethal things so here :) Just incase the embedded link doesn't work: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEwVB7ol2o8 Subscribe for more stuff like this :)   http://uk.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=arcticleader ...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 16:24:46 PST
Quick Waterproof http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Waterproof/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/YMO8/HRI8R9QY/FS3YMO8HRI8R9QY.SMALL.jpg Survivorkidjr Use a hot glue gun and go around it. This is my first instructable. This one has cotton balls in petroleum jelly. You can do matches and all sorts of things.
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:31:15 PST
How ANYONE can make a ugly but functional arrow broadhead!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-ANYONE-can-make-a-ugly-but-functional-arrow-br-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/70JH/HRCK3MTC/F1C70JHHRCK3MTC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/70JH/HRCK3MTC/F1C70JHHRCK3MTC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/70JH/HRCK3MTC/F1C70JHHRCK3MTC.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube This arrow head is so awesome.. it works better than any of my store-bought ones! The video took 13 hours to render :'( Just incase the embedded doesn't work: http://youtu.be/I1o52JJFSRU
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:33:10 PST
How to make a mounted arrow gun!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mounted-arrow-gun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/XBLE/HRCK3MRU/F5PXBLEHRCK3MRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/XBLE/HRCK3MRU/F5PXBLEHRCK3MRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/XBLE/HRCK3MRU/F5PXBLEHRCK3MRU.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube I am way to tired for this :(  Any questions leave em below Just incase the embedded video doesn't work: http://youtu.be/lPf5pYVuNGs
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:25:04 PST
How to Make Fire Starters without Wax. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fire-Starters-without-Wax/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/X706/HR3EM2BC/FXXX706HR3EM2BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/X706/HR3EM2BC/FXXX706HR3EM2BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/X706/HR3EM2BC/FXXX706HR3EM2BC.SMALL.jpg Adeldor Make fire starters at home from simple household material - egg cartons and vegetable shortening.  No paraffin wax and no molds.  These homemade fire starters are very quick and easy to make, cheap and very effective - much more convenient than newspaper or dry leaves.  It's a great way to recycle o...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:36:02 PST
Easy Soda Can Camping Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Soda-Can-Camping-Stove/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZAVF/HPAEBTYE/F5PZAVFHPAEBTYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZAVF/HPAEBTYE/F5PZAVFHPAEBTYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZAVF/HPAEBTYE/F5PZAVFHPAEBTYE.SMALL.jpg delno The soda can camping stove. It's been done hundreds of times but this is my take. For true backpackers, it's the lightest stove you can get, and works great for a weekend trip solo or with a friend. I like it for heating cans of soup and chili right in the can out the back of my car or on picnics. I...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:26:05 PST
$3 Helmet-Mounted Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Helmet-Mounted-Bike-Light/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 15:35:33 PST
Red Dot Sight Archery Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Dot-Sight-Archery-Mount/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:08:13 PDT
Make almost any kite more FUN (super easy) drop device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-almost-any-kite-more-FUN-super-easy-dr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/IAF8/HLJUXU35/FLMIAF8HLJUXU35.SMALL.jpg gadget-man Here I have posted an instructable video on making a device that is pulled up the kite string that will drop any thing that you want from the kite as long as it  can be pushed up the string by the wind. It will then slide back down the string for reloading. So just click the video below and start ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:26:21 PDT
Spinning Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Kite/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 06:08:32 PDT
From File to Knife (with simple tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-File-to-Knife-with-simple-tools/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:32:15 PDT
Tinder Caps - The Bottle Cap tinder stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinder-Caps-The-Bottle-Cap-tinder-stash/
Tinder Caps - The Bottle Cap tinder stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/INBP/HKPX6G0F/F9KINBPHKPX6G0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/INBP/HKPX6G0F/F9KINBPHKPX6G0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/INBP/HKPX6G0F/F9KINBPHKPX6G0F.SMALL.jpg On The 3dge Any fellow pyromaniacs will know that frustrating feeling you have when you want FIRE!!! but have no tinder to kick the thing off, Well this project is simple cheap and requires no tools just some bottle caps, string and your chosen tinder Equipment For this you will need: - 2x Bottle Caps - 1x ...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 15:11:32 PDT
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Pedal-Straps-FREE/
Bike Pedal Straps - FREE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F1FS/HJKC7PYE/F0GF1FSHJKC7PYE.SMALL.jpg chasingtheinfinite Not a fan of clip in shoes? High priced straps outside of your budget? Looking for a cheap alternative? My old ten speed bike has been converted into a single-speed and my next upgrade was to add on some pedal straps. The prices for new as well as used straps was too much for my liking so I thought...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:29:15 PDT
Two ways to purify water with fire. http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-ways-to-purify-water-with-fire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7Q2X/HJKC64IM/FQH7Q2XHJKC64IM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7Q2X/HJKC64IM/FQH7Q2XHJKC64IM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/7Q2X/HJKC64IM/FQH7Q2XHJKC64IM.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube I made this because everytime we go up to our local forest, we forget water but we always have a lighter so now we can purify the water just make sure its on for at least 5 min, max 25 min.
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 16:34:28 PDT
Make An Awesome Butterfly/Balisong Knife for $4 + 240fps Slow-Mo Examples http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Awesome-ButterflyBalisong-Knife-for-4-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome This is a easy and quick tutorial for making and awesome butterfly knife. The knife can be made out of some scrap metal and 2 pins or bolts. It took me only a few hours to make and is a very simple build. The blade can be made into any shape you desire, like a bottle opener or comb and would not be ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:31:57 PDT
How to refurbish and clean a broken knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-refurbish-and-clean-a-broken-knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XUL2/HJKC68WG/F1QXUL2HJKC68WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XUL2/HJKC68WG/F1QXUL2HJKC68WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XUL2/HJKC68WG/F1QXUL2HJKC68WG.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube I never like throwing a knife away so I decided to fix this one and it was really scratched up so I cleaned all the black paint off it so now its silver. Watch the video to learn :)
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:44:40 PDT
Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Matches/
Waterproof Matches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/L1JH/HHJOM85E/FG1L1JHHHJOM85E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/L1JH/HHJOM85E/FG1L1JHHHJOM85E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/L1JH/HHJOM85E/FG1L1JHHHJOM85E.SMALL.jpg Chikpeas Brother Reliable matches are essential to any camping trip. This instructable will show you how to turn an ordinary box of matches into waterproof matches using items you already have around the house. Supplies To make these matches you'll need: A box of ordinary matches, A tea candle Melt the Wax Us...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 21:33:26 PDT
How to make a fire torch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fire-torch/
How to make a fire torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/PW50/HH2VU7UF/FJSPW50HH2VU7UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/PW50/HH2VU7UF/FJSPW50HH2VU7UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/PW50/HH2VU7UF/FJSPW50HH2VU7UF.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube All you need is: a knife, lighter fluid or vodka, a rag or some old clothes, a lighter, a stick and rope or something similar step one first, put your fabric onto your stick and tie your rope around the fabric and your stick step two soak the fabric in lighter fluid and light it the dark...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 16:03:06 PDT
How to Make an Altoids Tin Biker's Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bikers-Survival-Kit/
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:37:12 PDT
Quick and Easy One Point Sling! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-One-Point-Sling/
Quick and Easy One Point Sling! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/WNV3/HFWSTQ7T/FYTWNV3HFWSTQ7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/WNV3/HFWSTQ7T/FYTWNV3HFWSTQ7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/WNV3/HFWSTQ7T/FYTWNV3HFWSTQ7T.SMALL.jpg Dread_Neck So I was walking around with my Daisy Pumpmaster BB Gun, and was wondering if there is an easier way to carry it.  I found a piece of string and this idea was born! It's quick, and I would NOT recommend using it for an actual firearm.  Also, I am not liable for any damage you cause upon yourself. Th...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 17:35:45 PDT
DIY Electric Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Skateboard/
DIY Electric Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/5NFS/HET1AMLI/FPO5NFSHET1AMLI.SMALL.jpg muskychd This is a VERY basic approach to making a cheep skateboard without having to know ALL of the mechanics involved.  I.e. mounting the motor, the chain linkage, frame, brakes, etc; all of that is pre-made into the scooter you will use.  The only additional parts I bought were: 2-9" MBS front wheels, MB...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 08:10:51 PDT
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-convert-your-bike-into-a-snow-bike/
How to easily convert your bike into a snow bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/E475/HF23WKY3/FE4E475HF23WKY3.SMALL.jpg mykiscool Before I bring you to the materials list, I'd better cover my butt with a disclaimer. Disclaimer: I'm not responsible if anyone gets hurt during the construction or use of this product. I design and construct this product in a manner that I believe is safe, but as in everything accidents do happen,...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 13:54:51 PDT
Easy Water Purification System http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Water-Purification-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PCE1/H4AGJ13B/FZ8PCE1H4AGJ13B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PCE1/H4AGJ13B/FZ8PCE1H4AGJ13B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PCE1/H4AGJ13B/FZ8PCE1H4AGJ13B.SMALL.jpg akossoy This instructable will show you how to purify any water source with some basic things listed below. But first, the reasoning behind this instructable: drinking unfiltered water has been scientifically proven to lead to cancers and early deaths, so always make sure to drink clean water when available...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:22:02 PDT
Altoids Bike Headlight On The Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Bike-Headlight-On-The-Cheap/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:41:18 PDT
Make a Wood Carrier that's a Cinch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wood-Carrier-thats-a-Cinch/
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Thu, 3 May 2012 19:49:14 PDT
5 minute bird feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-bird-feeder/
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 17:36:27 PDT
How to make a Survival Knife from a Sawblade http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplies-2/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:58:47 PST
Make your own skate helmet decals. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-skate-helmet-decals/
Make your own skate helmet decals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/GTYX/GYC4O1CX/FAXGTYXGYC4O1CX.SMALL.jpg sglider12 I love my helmet but the plain black it came in is just boring to me. I decided to fix that problem by making my own decals on the cheap. This is a super easy process and, if you don't mind the tape outline, it looks great. I personally like the tape. I think it adds in a great texture to it. BTW,...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 10:41:31 PST
Mini Camp Stove for a Few Dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Camp-Stove-for-a-Few-Dollars/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:34:52 PST
How to make a sheath for ANY knife very EASY. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-sheath-for-ANY-knife-very-EASY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/4GFW/GXBNAUBW/FTB4GFWGXBNAUBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/4GFW/GXBNAUBW/FTB4GFWGXBNAUBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/4GFW/GXBNAUBW/FTB4GFWGXBNAUBW.SMALL.jpg davidjenkins you need scissors cardboard i use ...pop in a can cases the knife patience and tape... any tape but i use strong duck tape ............................... OK take you carboard and cut it a little bigger than the blade of the knife. wrap the blade with it and tape it with many layers.........DONE tes...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:22:35 PST
http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bear-Knife-for-next-to-nothing/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 19:26:02 PST
Easy DIY holder to tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-holder-to-tools/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 11:39:39 PST
Light, compact survival kit from household materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-compact-survival-kit-from-household-materia/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 20:59:22 PDT
Make an easy survival bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-easy-survival-bed/
Make an easy survival bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SMALL.jpg thedailyrecycler I do live in a urban-ish area so trees that I can use for branches do not belong to me. For visual instructions (photos) i will be using drawn pictures of actual photos. i did make this once at a camp. I was going to take pictures of my wonder creation but i sadly left my camera at home. again. G...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 18:53:24 PDT
Ultralite cot for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralite-cot-for-under-30/
Ultralite cot for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SMALL.jpg mad doctor On everyone of my camp outs, I always carry a big, heavy cot. I would sleep on a pad, but you can feel the rocks under the the tent. An self-inflating mattress seems pretty good too but in my experience, they deflate. So in my search for a reliable,portable, and lightweight cot, i found this: http:/...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 14:40:30 PDT
mountain bike motor bike http://www.instructables.com/id/mountain-bike-motor-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/Z2TU/GS3BBS6Q/FDFZ2TUGS3BBS6Q.SMALL.jpg BIGHAIRYDUDE this is my new motorbike and sorry there is no sound in the video i dont know why it must not have uploaded right but anyway here it is if you have any questions just ask
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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 11:24:42 PDT
How to make the BEST ninja mask! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-BEST-ninja-mask/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2011 14:52:17 PDT
How to make a Dutch Arrow (centrifugally stabilized javalin) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dutch-Arrow-centrifugally-stabilize/
How to make a Dutch Arrow (centrifugally stabilized javalin) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/S0FQ/GQOPUDVA/FDQS0FQGQOPUDVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/S0FQ/GQOPUDVA/FDQS0FQGQOPUDVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/S0FQ/GQOPUDVA/FDQS0FQGQOPUDVA.SMALL.jpg tledgerwood The Dutch Arrow is a weapon I learned to make at scout camp last year. It was a war weapon, but it became a hunting tool and at scouts it is regarded as “ruddy good fun”. As the title suggests it is stabilised by centrifugal force, by its spinning. This is similar to the gyro spinning top toys. Usua...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:32 PDT
Waterproof your device (temporarily) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-your-device-temporarily/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/Y1CW/GPBDGS68/FNHY1CWGPBDGS68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/Y1CW/GPBDGS68/FNHY1CWGPBDGS68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/Y1CW/GPBDGS68/FNHY1CWGPBDGS68.SMALL.jpg A flyin muffin I know you don't need an instructable to tell you how to do this, but I have nothing better to do so I might as well. As you may or may not have already realized by looking at the title, THIS IS NOT A PERMANENT SOLUTION. Please do not complain in the comments about the fact that it looks bad and tha...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 13:23:07 PDT
Plastic Jar Bike Saddle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Jar-Bike-Saddle-Bag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/OGTN/GPBD5K2B/FM4OGTNGPBD5K2B.SMALL.jpg Glorgana I was a rider for the 2011 Ride for AIDS Chicago, a 2 day, 200 miles bike ride to raise funds and promote awareness of HIV/AIDS (I'll be riding again in 2012!). Having never done an endurance ride like this before, there were a lot of bells a whistles I needed for my bike. Purchasing all this kit on...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2011 16:48:35 PDT
Backpack Pannier for Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Pannier-for-Bicycle/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 17:11:43 PDT
Turn a Can Tab into a Survival Fish Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-bottle-tab-into-a-survival-fish-hook/
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Mon, 30 May 2011 09:22:22 PDT
how to make the cheapest motorbike ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-the-cheapest-motorbike-ever/
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Sun, 15 May 2011 12:34:42 PDT
hammock in 5 minutes. http://www.instructables.com/id/hammock-in-5-minutes/
hammock in 5 minutes. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/C22F/GLJ7G2NT/FXJC22FGLJ7G2NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/C22F/GLJ7G2NT/FXJC22FGLJ7G2NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/C22F/GLJ7G2NT/FXJC22FGLJ7G2NT.SMALL.jpg Rockser11 this Instructable shows one how to make a fully functional hammock in under 5 minutes with household supplies.  Materials Materials: Sheet (twin) knife (Or anything that cuts) 10 feet of rope. preparing the sheet cut the sheet in half lengthwise, or at about 2 1/2 ft from the edge if its not...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:54:30 PDT
no weld go kart evolution from day one http://www.instructables.com/id/no-weld-go-kart-evolution-from-day-one/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/TBTU/GKS0WA3J/F72TBTUGKS0WA3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/TBTU/GKS0WA3J/F72TBTUGKS0WA3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/TBTU/GKS0WA3J/F72TBTUGKS0WA3J.SMALL.jpg BIGHAIRYDUDE title says everything the videos don't
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 11:04:15 PDT
Personal Heater for the Winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Heater-for-the-Winter/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 20:03:46 PST
Very Simple Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-Kite/
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