Instructables: exploring - outside - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:49:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hi I'm BudgetBugout and in this Instructable I show you my new and improved Altoids survival kit!  Although this kit is tailored to my specific needs and environment I believe that the basics of this kit are applicable to everyone!  Feel free to leave comments or suggestions so that we can learn fro...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-alone-rain-collector/
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/OSWF/HTK2G7DN/FOLOSWFHTK2G7DN.SMALL.jpg ElizabethGoetvinck We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public garden because they don't have a private garden for themselves. The garden is a place where they can cultivate some vegetables and fruits, relax, enjoy t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
EASY Bike Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Bicycle-Camera-Mount/
EASY Bike Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/FJXK/HTB0WTCG/FWUFJXKHTB0WTCG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everybody! In this i'ble I will show you how to make by yourself a super easy, strong, practical and very cheap bicycle mount for your cameras. The full project costs less than 2€ (actually i spent 0€ because I already had a useless bike bell and an unused mini tripod) and it's very fast (I made...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:16:26 PDT
DIY carbon tape Taser-proof jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-Taser-proof-jacket/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:17:18 PST
How to Create a Downhill Skibike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Downhill-Skibike/
How to Create a Downhill Skibike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/DJRK/HSM524OH/F35DJRKHSM524OH.SMALL.jpg B4SEC4MP Living in a frigid northern climate enables its residents to enjoy snow for many months during the winter. For avid mountain bikers, that can hinder the amount of riding time on fast, packed dirt trails. Not wanting to be slowed by snow in the winter months, I set out to combine my passion for mount...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:59:02 PDT
Paracord Pasties http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Pasties/
Paracord Pasties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/RSVL/HS0D95KM/F39RSVLHS0D95KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/RSVL/HS0D95KM/F39RSVLHS0D95KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/RSVL/HS0D95KM/F39RSVLHS0D95KM.SMALL.jpg annieoakley Ask any man... lingerie is overrated. The less the better, right? You can't get much less than a pair of pasties. They're seductive and anything but subtle. If your man is a creative maker-type like mine, make him a special treat he'll fully appreciate by combining two of his favorite things: para...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:02:50 PST
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-bike-lights-magnetic-with-sugru-magnet/
How to make bike lights magnetic with sugru + magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/82NB/HRPNCV9G/FYC82NBHRPNCV9G.SMALL.jpg projectsugru Bike lights can be frustrating and slow to attach & remove, especially in bad weather with gloves on! By adding magnets to your lights, and your bike, you’ll be able to snap your lights on and off with your gloves on, and in a matter of one very satisfying move. Once you make your lights magneti...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 06:58:48 PST
Comprehensive Longboard Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Longboard-Guide/
Comprehensive Longboard Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/CD51/HQDURCK7/F1QCD51HQDURCK7.SMALL.jpg jlongmuir Hello my name is Jordan from Sydney, Australia. I'm a keen woodworker and love longboarding so it was natural I make one. I spent many weeks researching, learning about designs, board structure, everything that could affect the board's final result. In this guide I will attempt to cover all the deta...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 16:53:38 PST
refurbish a bike saddle with leather http://www.instructables.com/id/refurbish-a-bike-saddle-with-leather/
refurbish a bike saddle with leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/3MTT/HP0CRMWW/F7B3MTTHP0CRMWW.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Oddly if you want an hard bike saddle you have to spend more money than for a soft one... also leather saddles are very expensive. In this instructable I'll show you how to refurbish an old saddle into a nice leather one, also very hard if you want... the old saddle The saddle had a synthetic uph...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:55:14 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/X4BH/HP5ZBTYB/FT5X4BHHP5ZBTYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/X4BH/HP5ZBTYB/FT5X4BHHP5ZBTYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/X4BH/HP5ZBTYB/FT5X4BHHP5ZBTYB.SMALL.jpg EyeWander I am an Outdoor Photographer who tends to use creativity rather then Spending. Often while outside outside it could suddenly rain so, I wanted to further protect my equipment. I already use a sling bag that has a cover and a weatherproof cover for my camera while in extreme Rain or Snow but I wanted...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/SUEB/HOSKU27L/FJ1SUEBHOSKU27L.SMALL.jpg charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
bike tube repair http://www.instructables.com/id/bike-tube-repair/
bike tube repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/GB1F/HMWVZ7OW/F8PGB1FHMWVZ7OW.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Repairing a bike inner tube is not only simple and cheap, but it's also mandatory in respect for the environment. Indeed a punctured tube can be repaired many times before being thrown out. A different matter is when the tube is cut or the valve leaks, since it's more difficult repair the tube. Anyw...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:15:41 PDT
DIY carbon tape heated vest modular system http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-heated-vest-modular-system/
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:50:31 PDT
Sail A Ship Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Sail-A-Ship-Kite/
Sail A Ship Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/CNOY/HLZRQ3XS/FWICNOYHLZRQ3XS.SMALL.jpg shazni Kites are very special....practically every single kid flies one...be it a store bought one or a bag tied with a string ....desperately trying to fly it! Most people have made a kite at some point in their life...but i have a confession...I have never made one...we used a store bought one when we we...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:19:22 PDT
Homemade Wakeskate http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wakeskate/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:16:03 PDT
DIY 0$ Bike Fender http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-0-Bike-Fender/
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:12:40 PDT
LED bike lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-light-for-bike/
LED bike lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/1T6Y/HLFUR3PG/F961T6YHLFUR3PG.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi If you wish to make by yourself a powerful lamp for your night bike rides, as some beautiful lights you can buy, the best choice in my opinion is to build it with a commercial LED lamp. Since some of these lamps work with 12V AC current, I decided to use as power source a 12V DC Li-po battery. The l...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:20:36 PDT
cool bike fender for free http://www.instructables.com/id/cool-bike-fender-for-free/
cool bike fender for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/S2TR/HKZ9IHGV/FX6S2TRHKZ9IHGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/S2TR/HKZ9IHGV/FX6S2TRHKZ9IHGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/S2TR/HKZ9IHGV/FX6S2TRHKZ9IHGV.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Usually mountain bike fenders, particularly on suspended forks, are connected to the steering tube of the frame. They're one or two plastic pieces, more tough at the connection side, to resist at a good flexible force. In this instructable you'll see how much easy is to build your own bike fend...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 09:05:51 PDT
Sugru - Bike Chainstay Protector - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Bike-Chainstay-Protector/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 08:42:40 PDT
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-PVC-Water-Air-Vacuum-Pump/
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this project you'll learn how to make a customizable PVC hand pump that will create vacuum suction, pump water, or compress air.  A pre-requisite to making the pump will be 2 homemade check valves.  You can learn how to make these cheap PVC check valves here! Watch the Video! WARNING:...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:09:17 PDT
DIY Pool Cover Remover and Putter Onner, V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pool-Cover-Remover-and-Putter-Onner-V20/
DIY Pool Cover Remover and Putter Onner, V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/QLUC/HL94FY6A/FVKQLUCHL94FY6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/QLUC/HL94FY6A/FVKQLUCHL94FY6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/QLUC/HL94FY6A/FVKQLUCHL94FY6A.SMALL.jpg cobinrox Putting on and removing a pool cover is a hassle for two people, worse for one.  Commercial cover gadgets are expensive and not all of them fit the specific type of pool you may have.  Here is one way to make your own.  Not perfect, but it works. The movie here just shows the cover in action. ...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:59:33 PDT
The $10 Hexagon Tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Hexagon-Tarp/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:08:54 PDT
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boy-Scout-Troop-Summer-Camp-Flag/
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/IZ2Y/HIYWWPBA/FX5IZ2YHIYWWPBA.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse As you have seen in my other articles, my family is involved in our community.  We spend a great deal of our time supporting the school band programs and also the scouting programs.  A few weeks back, as we were preparing to send the youth to Boy Scout summer camp, we realized that they needed a tro...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:37:31 PDT
Pressing a Custom Skateboard - VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Skateboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/TKYT/HINO5SKF/FCVTKYTHINO5SKF.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This video shows you how to laminate and bend the 1/16" veneers needed to make a custom skateboard using Roarockit's Thin Air Press vacuum bag technology. 
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 12:24:23 PDT
Basketball hoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Basketball-ring/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2009 01:26:40 PST
How to make a Kayak drainage port http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Kayak-drainage-port/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 16:58:30 PDT
DIY pannier handlebar mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pannier-handlebar-mount/
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:59:08 PDT
Bicycle LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-60/
Bicycle LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/213U/HFWSTW6H/FDP213UHFWSTW6H.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the process of lighting your bike with LED lights. I get these lights pretty cheap on eBay and the biggest cost is batteries. I use a 12 volt rechargeable battery, but you can use other configurations. The video posted above is a quick guide to lighting yo...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 16:21:54 PDT
Diy tandem http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-tandem/
Diy tandem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/JNCG/HFSHFEPS/FPWJNCGHFSHFEPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/JNCG/HFSHFEPS/FPWJNCGHFSHFEPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/JNCG/HFSHFEPS/FPWJNCGHFSHFEPS.SMALL.jpg Gael - Tim Ok, to begin with I'm sorry about the limited amount of pictures taken during the actual build. I was a little bit too excited while building this to think of regularly taking pictures, some of you might know a little bit about this... So if the pictures don't make it clear enough, feel free to ask ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:56:10 PDT
Toolbox Compatible Bike Valet With Fork Mounts For Pickup Trucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Compatible-Bike-Valet-With-Fork-Mounts-For/
Toolbox Compatible Bike Valet With Fork Mounts For Pickup Trucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/3EX9/HFSH77YB/FFD3EX9HFSH77YB.SMALL.jpg Nick_momo396 Do you ever wonder how you could fit your bike into your truck without a hassle? Do you have a toolbox and/or a shortbed pickup truck and have no way to transport your bike other than those pesky bungee cords? Look no further, because with my new design, I will revolutionize the way you transport yo...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:49:50 PDT
Atomic Zombie's AfterBurner Chopper Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Zombie-s-AfterBurner-Chopper-Bicycle/
Atomic Zombie's AfterBurner Chopper Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/DHPV/7S4ET9K5WZ4/FRADHPV7S4ET9K5WZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/DHPV/7S4ET9K5WZ4/FRADHPV7S4ET9K5WZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/DHPV/7S4ET9K5WZ4/FRADHPV7S4ET9K5WZ4.SMALL.jpg KoolKat Another easy and affordable project! Transform a standard bike into something cool and unique in just a day or two - seriously! This is a great garage or backyard project that doesn't require special tools or skills, although basic welding is required. This classic 1970's style chop was named and b...
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Fri, 20 Oct 2006 15:14:28 PDT
Woven paracord bracelet/watchband http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-paracord-braceletwatchband/
Woven paracord bracelet/watchband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/RL2W/FIJ3Y97O/FHPRL2WFIJ3Y97O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/RL2W/FIJ3Y97O/FHPRL2WFIJ3Y97O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/RL2W/FIJ3Y97O/FHPRL2WFIJ3Y97O.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This tutorial will show how to make a paracord bracelet or watch band using a weaving method. More knot work with releated links and resources can be seen on my blog page, Stormdrane's Blog. Supplies For this project, you'll need approximately 10 feet of paracord, scissors, lighter, tape measure...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2008 01:48:05 PDT
Nordic skates made of inlines http://www.instructables.com/id/Nordic-skates-made-of-inlines/
Nordic skates made of inlines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/3WML/HDOW6K9Q/FDJ3WMLHDOW6K9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/3WML/HDOW6K9Q/FDJ3WMLHDOW6K9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/3WML/HDOW6K9Q/FDJ3WMLHDOW6K9Q.SMALL.jpg jenspen Let's say you live in a country that have lots of ice in the winters with frozen lakes and seawater. That's the case fore me, I live in Sweden, to be more precise in Stockholm. A nice activity is to ice skate when there's an opportunity. But the equipment is rather expensive according to me. I figu...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 14:46:38 PST
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rebuild-of-a-Zippo-lighter/
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/MEOZ/HDHW56C6/FJZMEOZHDHW56C6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/MEOZ/HDHW56C6/FJZMEOZHDHW56C6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/MEOZ/HDHW56C6/FJZMEOZHDHW56C6.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl the zippo lighter, often imitated but never duplicated. few products have stood the test of time like the zippo lighter. if there was any one bit of classic americana most people can identify, it's a zippo. it's a simple, well engineered design that always works if properly cared for. a zippo will ...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:29:09 PST
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator" http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Chair-Luxury-Sports-Sled-AKA-The-Relaxitra/
Office Chair Luxury Sports Sled AKA "The Relaxitrator" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/PGDU/HCV9BUCZ/FTGPGDUHCV9BUCZ.SMALL.jpg Aurimasmb This is a quick DIY sled Logan Williams and I built to celebrate the huge blizzard this past weekend in Boston. It's a luxury sleigh capable of extreme speeds and maneuverability - the Bentley Continental of DIY Sleds. Video demonstrating our first experience of The Relaxitrator's inexplicable ...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 16:43:00 PST
Homemade bike repair stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-bike-repair-stand/
Homemade bike repair stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GTZZ/HBNXVEYY/FSCGTZZHBNXVEYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GTZZ/HBNXVEYY/FSCGTZZHBNXVEYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/GTZZ/HBNXVEYY/FSCGTZZHBNXVEYY.SMALL.jpg marple200 I've seen a lot of homemade bike stand and bike repair stands on Instructables as well as other places on the internet over the years and have tried my hand at a few. I used to have a Park repair stand, which I consider the top tier. I should never have sold it since I bought it cheap on craigslist...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:04:00 PST
Free megaphone (meg�fono gratis) http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-megaphone-megfono-gratis/
Free megaphone (meg�fono gratis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/DT1U/GLTXM1NA/F65DT1UGLTXM1NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/DT1U/GLTXM1NA/F65DT1UGLTXM1NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/DT1U/GLTXM1NA/F65DT1UGLTXM1NA.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace unos 20 años tuve a mi cargo durante un tiempo a los hombres jóvenes de la Iglesia. Era común que tuviéramos actividades deportivas o recreativas al aire libre. Para esos casos, me hice un megáfono pasivo, o sea sin amplificación electrónica, sino de esos que se usaron durante siglos para dirig...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 05:38:10 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane Some cord and string comes from manufacturers on spools without end caps, wrapped around the spool in a zigzag type pattern that keeps it from spilling off the sides.  This video demonstrates how to wrap paracord onto a spool in that manner.  I used the same method with my Carabiner Paracord Spool ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:17:22 PDT
How to make a layered oak bow (or How NOT to make a pyramid bow) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-layered-oak-bow-or-How-NOT-to-make-/
How to make a layered oak bow (or How NOT to make a pyramid bow) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/KF7M/GRTHM9RO/FX5KF7MGRTHM9RO.SMALL.jpg RCS82 I've been wanting to make my own bow for a while and I had been reading up on it for a couple weeks when I decided to give it a go. I figured I'd make a pyramid bow based on Tool Using Animal 's instructable, found here . (Props to him by the way. Great instructions. I just didn't follow them very ...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 12:25:38 PDT
Convert a Fiskars brush knive into a survival tool/platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Fiskars-brush-knive-into-a-survival-tool/
Convert a Fiskars brush knive into a survival tool/platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/79A9/HAQ39N17/FL679A9HAQ39N17.SMALL.jpg Ximmers This Instructable will show you how to add a hatchet function to your Fiskars/Gerber brush knife making it a versatile tool for hiking and bushcraft. The Fiskars brush knife is a high quality tool for a moderate price available pretty much everywhere. While it does make up for a big knife it could ...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:06:22 PST
Alternative Homemade Pannier Bungees http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Homemade-Pannier-Bungees/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 16:11:42 PDT
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-lumen-MTB-Light-Drill-Miter-Saw/
1000+ lumen MTB Light - Drill / Miter Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/J2I9/HA5M6YTG/F5UJ2I9HA5M6YTG.SMALL.jpg mtbgrinder FIRST POST!! Last year I set out to create a MTB light (Helmet and Bar) for trail riding without breaking the bank and with reasonable tooling and parts sourcing.  Everything here was sourced from Fastenal, Newark Electronics, Battery Space and LED Supply.com  To say the least, I'm very happy with t...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:58:19 PST
Redneck Backyard Zamboni Ice Resurfacer http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Backyard-Zamboni-Ice-Resurfacer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/NQJR/HA4MD9KD/FOCNQJRHA4MD9KD.SMALL.jpg web4deb What's the best thing to do with an old riding mower?  Make a home made ice resurfacer with it! This old riding mower had a blown engine so I built this one doing the following: Stripped off all the old mower decking and non-important parts and repainted it purple. Put on a small surplus e...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 09:34:41 PST
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-messenger-bag-to-make-a-bike-pannier/
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/9K7Y/H9G19JCH/F979K7YH9G19JCH.SMALL.jpg grammers I have a couple of messenger bags that I don't use very often (coincidentally, i also live in San Francisco). After some doctor-says so, I decided to lighten the load on my back and shoulders so I converted the bag to a pannier.  The whole process took about 1 hour and cost me less than $30.  The pr...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:45:32 PST
Hack-A-Lantern: Recycled Computer Power Supply Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-A-Lantern-Recycled-Computer-Power-Supply-Fla/
Hack-A-Lantern: Recycled Computer Power Supply Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/JLJC/H8CVIC6S/FVEJLJCH8CVIC6S.SMALL.jpg bennelson Do you have lots of spare computer parts? Do you like to be prepared for emergencies? Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? Do you get what I mean when I say the word "Junk-Punk"? If so, then you should build yourself a Recycled Computer Power Supply Lantern! Using salvaged, repurposed, and reus...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:41:41 PDT
DIY Bike Grips http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Grips/
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 20:33:40 PST
Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Knives-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Knives can be useful, beautiful, deadly, and necessary. Here is a collection of some of the best knife-related Instructables: how to make your own, how to clean and sharpen it, how to use it, and how to put it away. For more knife-related Instructables, check out the Knife channel in Outside. nul...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:21:02 PDT
How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-sail-boat-that-is-much-cheaper-than-retail/
How to Build a sail boat that is much cheaper than retail ones. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/KGLA/H672XEXR/F7TKGLAH672XEXR.SMALL.jpg When in doubt, duct tape! WARNING: WEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR AT ALL TIMES. GLOVES, BOOTS, AND WHEN PAINTING A GAS MASK. DO NOT TRY TO SAIL THIS ON THE SEA OR IN DEEP WATER WITHOUT A LIFE VEST. This boat is made for calmer water, and rough waves may shred the boat.  DO NOT sail if you cant swim! Hi guys, I'm publishing yet a ne...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 13:13:36 PDT
The "Solar Baby 2 " Solar Oven. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Baby-2-Solar-Oven/
The "Solar Baby 2 " Solar Oven. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/JPTP/H6738HP5/FLVJPTPH6738HP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/JPTP/H6738HP5/FLVJPTPH6738HP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/JPTP/H6738HP5/FLVJPTPH6738HP5.SMALL.jpg aleutianwind This is a larger version of The Solar Baby that was in another instructable i did a while back.  This one cooks better than the last one and can cook larger meals. It seals better and has better insulation. It has the curved back and pivoting sun finding system same as the Solar Baby.The hinged lid/...
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:12:33 PDT
Corn Cob Bird Feeder... with office supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Corn-Cob-Bird-Feeder-with-office-supplies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/05F9/H673D7BP/FQV05F9H673D7BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/05F9/H673D7BP/FQV05F9H673D7BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/05F9/H673D7BP/FQV05F9H673D7BP.SMALL.jpg bajablue This easy Bird Feeder is best-suited for Wintertime, but you'll want to get started while fresh corn is still available.   If my description seems at all confusing, please refer to the pictures.  They're all you really need to complete this project.   Supplies: 1 ear unshucked corn An off...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:06:48 PDT