Instructables: exploring - outside - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:30:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/9L8K/INKJNYZZ/FB49L8KINKJNYZZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm going to show you how to hack a cheap LED light making a useful Brake Light for your bicycle.It's a really simple and easy project but I took some photos to make this instructable more understandable. Follow the next steps to understand how I made it.If you want t...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
Model rocket launch pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-Launch-Pad/
Model rocket launch pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NASE/INKJNW3L/FDQNASEINKJNW3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NASE/INKJNW3L/FDQNASEINKJNW3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/NASE/INKJNW3L/FDQNASEINKJNW3L.SMALL.jpg seamster This is how I made a pair of folding launch pads to use with mid-power model rockets.The launch pads are made from plywood along with some bits of other common materials. They fold up for storage and are quite solid despite the slim profile.My goal was to come up with a launch pad design that was st...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:00:32 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
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Proof-Utility-Storage-Unit-a-Low-Tech-Solutio/
Rain Proof Utility Storage Unit : A Low-Tech Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/5QMP/INGBFGXL/F3D5QMPINGBFGXL.SMALL.jpg IbniH For a cyclist, getting punched tire is a common situation. However when we're in a middle of nowhere, it sure become a headache. Plus, if we're in any kind of situations and then we think we should bring something along.Or, lending a hand to an unfortunate cyclist.I have a way to do that. Firstly, w...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:23:46 PDT
Weld Free Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-Free-Electric-Longboard/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:51:12 PDT
Electric Trike with bmx front end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Trike-With-Bmx-Front-End/
Electric Trike with bmx front end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/2K0Z/INAJKU4S/F632K0ZINAJKU4S.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello Everyone!I'm back with another fun electric bike build. I recently junked an old trike frame from a previous project and since the rear part of the trike was still in reasonably good condition i wanted to make something new.You can check out all of my previous builds here on instructables.com ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 20:01:28 PDT
My first knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Knife-2/
My first knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/INR3/IN3EI918/FD9INR3IN3EI918.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/INR3/IN3EI918/FD9INR3IN3EI918.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/INR3/IN3EI918/FD9INR3IN3EI918.SMALL.jpg milo_baker This is my first knife making Instructable. It was my first proper knife, ie made of real carbon steel instead of files and scrap. I designed it as a gift for my best friend, his input and my design. The blade is just under 4.5" and altogether is almost 10". It is made from O1 tool steel I bought of...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:31:00 PDT
DIY kayak carts (from a stroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kayak-Carts-from-a-Stroller/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:08:30 PDT
DIY Concrete Sprinkler Donuts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Sprinkler-Donuts/
DIY Concrete Sprinkler Donuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9QGV/IMW99U9G/F8P9QGVIMW99U9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9QGV/IMW99U9G/F8P9QGVIMW99U9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/9QGV/IMW99U9G/F8P9QGVIMW99U9G.SMALL.jpg CJ Morin Please bear with me this is my first Instructable.So after replacing multiple of my sprinkler heads due to me damaging them with the mower, the trimmer or my dog chewing on them I decided I needed to find a way to protect them. I found several solutions online but none fit my needs or desires. The...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 05:54:37 PDT
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F http://www.instructables.com/id/Down-Hammock-Underquilt-Ultralight-20F/
Down Hammock Underquilt - Ultralight, 20*F - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BOAO/IMUTNPWJ/FIOBOAOIMUTNPWJ.SMALL.jpg davemayo2000 This Instructable details how to make your own Down Hammock Underquilt for easy, efficient insulation in a hammock.Stats77" x 45" ("full" length)18.2 oz with suspension. 20*F (or below) temperature rating (3+" loft)Why an Underquilt?In the camping and backpacking world, hammocks are becoming a popul...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:05:00 PDT
DIY : Wind Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Spinner/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 17:49:20 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
Amazing Fire Domino - 3000 Matches Chain Reaction!!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Fire-Domino-3000-Matches-Chain-Reaction/
Amazing Fire Domino - 3000 Matches Chain Reaction!!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/2FWW/IMDQIYLY/FL12FWWIMDQIYLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/2FWW/IMDQIYLY/FL12FWWIMDQIYLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/2FWW/IMDQIYLY/FL12FWWIMDQIYLY.SMALL.jpg MORENA DIY https://youtu.be/JrI2jPc3Yf4 To do a Amazing Fire Domino you need!!! Today I show you how to make Amazing Fire Domino - 3000 Matches Chain Reaction!!! I used a wood board, double-sided tape and 3000 matches. This is my first experiment to do Amazing Fire Domino from matches, it's very cool!!!...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:44:41 PDT
The ultimate pest control - A simple bird house! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Pest-Control-a-Simple-Bird-House/
The ultimate pest control - A simple bird house! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/YL3K/ILL5RA63/FGBYL3KILL5RA63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/YL3K/ILL5RA63/FGBYL3KILL5RA63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/YL3K/ILL5RA63/FGBYL3KILL5RA63.SMALL.jpg RecklessRedneckWoodWorks One important aspect of pest control, That is often overlooked, Is birds. Are you aware that in any given day, The average wild songbird eats 1/3 of its body weight in insects? It is not uncommon for a small songbird to eat more than its own weight in a single day.In a years time, That is a CRAZY am...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 17:07:58 PST
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-MakeKit-V20/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 01:53:16 PST
Climbing Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Wall/
Climbing Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SMALL.jpg czohar An amazing project!Had fun from start to finish.Everything was self made, including the climbing holds.Enjoy! Plan & Design I used google sketch for the design, a great (free) software, very easy to learn.Measure the wall you have for the structure support, and plan your climbing wall according t...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:00:50 PST
Handmade Rustic Looking Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Rustic-Looking-Sign/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:04:12 PST
The ultimate pot stand for a penny can stove!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Penny-Can-Stove-Pot-Stand/
The ultimate pot stand for a penny can stove!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/ZUIX/IKZQ3OW8/FLUZUIXIKZQ3OW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/ZUIX/IKZQ3OW8/FLUZUIXIKZQ3OW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/ZUIX/IKZQ3OW8/FLUZUIXIKZQ3OW8.SMALL.jpg MetalbenderMi So I made a penny can stove and spent a lot of looking on the internet for a pot stand for it. I wanted one that was compact light weight & sturdy plus easy to make and cheep. What I found was none of the above! So I designed one myself and this is what I came up with. Plus your going to love it whe...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 09:46:32 PST
DIY Repurposed Outdoor Yard Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repurposed-Outdoor-Yard-Decor/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 16:57:55 PST
1 Way Door for Pests http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Way-Door-for-Pests/
1 Way Door for Pests - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/0H8C/IKRNQM5N/F1X0H8CIKRNQM5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/0H8C/IKRNQM5N/F1X0H8CIKRNQM5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/0H8C/IKRNQM5N/F1X0H8CIKRNQM5N.SMALL.jpg john pedersen This is a humane way of getting animal pests out of your garage, shed or attic, Install the 1Way Door, then find the pests entrances and seal them off. To help the pests find the new exit you could probably smear a little peanut butter on the out side frame of the 1 Way Door. Depending who and how m...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:37:41 PST
The ULTIMATE Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/The-ULTIMATE-Umbrella/
The ULTIMATE Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/7ZZS/IKCV3J1W/FAY7ZZSIKCV3J1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/7ZZS/IKCV3J1W/FAY7ZZSIKCV3J1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/7ZZS/IKCV3J1W/FAY7ZZSIKCV3J1W.SMALL.jpg nanikgeorge Have you ever wanted an umbrella with lights, a built in sound system, and a smile that takes all negativity out of rainy days? Well then this is the instructable for you! Read on to learn how to make your own ULTIMATE umbrella!(DISCLAIMER: The author of this instructable is not responsible for any ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 17:09:28 PST
Bicycle Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Tool-Roll/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:29:35 PST
How to Make DIY Electric Snowing Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-DIY-Electric-Snowing-Christmas-Tree/
How to Make DIY Electric Snowing Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/FT1O/IIKME7P7/FX0FT1OIIKME7P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/FT1O/IIKME7P7/FX0FT1OIIKME7P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/FT1O/IIKME7P7/FX0FT1OIIKME7P7.SMALL.jpg romanursuhack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvI1_evus3k&feature=youtu.be To do a DIY electric snowing Christmas tree you need!!! In today’s video I am going to share a wonderful idea about how to make a DIY electric snowing Christmas tree at home. To make a DIY electric Christmas tree made literally from m...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:54:53 PST
Wood Mudguard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mudguard/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 01:46:14 PST
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Bicycle-Light-V20-BigGun/
USB powered LED bicycle light V2.0 - BigGun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/QCXW/IIDF4AHR/FI1QCXWIIDF4AHR.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, In my previous Instructable, I built a USB powered LED bicycle light, that worked very well, But for some reason (maybe because i bike at high speeds), there seems to be a visibility issue, as the cars and other bikers didn't see me passing, and i always had to stop suddenly , sometimes in a ...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:13:43 PST
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Skateboard-From-a-2x4-the-FunnestSketchiest/
Make a Skateboard from a 2x4- an Extremely Fun (and Slightly Sketchy) Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/U0HQ/IIAOKJ61/FNAU0HQIIAOKJ61.SMALL.jpg M3G Hey everyone! I'm sorry I haven't posted anything for a while. I just finished up my first term at university; it was pretty hectic! I've had this idea kicking around in the back of my mind for a while and I finally decided to make it. This board is really, really fun to ride; however, it's not the ...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:03:18 PST
DIY Bicycle U-Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-U-Lock/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:12:59 PST
USB powered Bicycle Frontal lighting system http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-powered-Bicycle-Frontal-lighting-system/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 15:16:13 PST
DIY carbon tape heated gloves v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-gloves-1/
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:27:41 PST
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-clear-tarp-tent-2P/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:00:48 PST
Shelf Made Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Shelf-Made-Shed/
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:52:49 PDT
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-DIY-Survival-Kit/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:31:16 PDT
Acid Etching my Spyderco endura 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Etching-my-Spyderco-endura-4/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 17:21:17 PDT
DIY carbon heated beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-beanie/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 20:18:47 PDT
The Budget DIY Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Longboard/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:02:20 PDT
Post Apocalyptic Prescription Glasses (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-SOL-Perscription-Glasses-or-Glacier-Go/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 13:10:09 PDT
Replacement Toothpick for a Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Toothpick-for-a-Swiss-Army-Knife/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 06:56:11 PDT
How to make a Bushcraft knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bushcraft-knife/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:25:19 PDT
ultimate Survival DIY kit guide http://www.instructables.com/id/ultimate-Survival-DIY-kit-guide/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 19:56:30 PDT
Raised Timber Pond with Waterfall and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Timber-Pond-with-Waterfall-and-Bench/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 06:38:07 PDT
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Printed-Vinyl-Skateboard/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:26:51 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Watch/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
Lightweight LED bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lightweight-glamping-party-lights/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:38:43 PDT
DIY Longboard Renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Longboard-Renovation/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:43:32 PDT
Preparing a Hearty Camping Meal for Two http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-a-Hearty-Camping-Meal-for-Two/
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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/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:46:08 PDT
The new DIY U-lock holster http://www.instructables.com/id/The-new-DIY-U-lock-holster/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:32:38 PDT
Build a Bouldering Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bouldering-Wall/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:15:20 PDT
DIY Dog Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Pool/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:58:14 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