Instructables: exploring - outside - fire - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:42:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/DRXM/HZ2IXSKW/FPHDRXMHZ2IXSKW.SMALL.jpg limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Building a Campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Campfire/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-Photography/
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/ZHXA/HYZX10MG/FWLZHXAHYZX10MG.SMALL.jpg acoens Sparklers are a fun addition to any outdoor activity - campfires, camping, and just backyard fun - but after noticing the light trails you can see when playing with sparklers, we've been toying with capturing the magic of these novelty items using long exposure photography. The possibilities are vas...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
Big Bad Vader Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bad-Vader-Log-Burner/
Big Bad Vader Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/DQB1/HYBDG4EN/FPJDQB1HYBDG4EN.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Back by popular demand.The last few vader log burners I've made have caused quite a storm. With this one I wanted to go bigger and badder and try and capture more of the original shape and styling.The bottle I used was a 46kg I think...yeah pretty big... Marking Out I magic marketed the face and ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:25:10 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing http://www.instructables.com/id/7-in-1-summer-squeeze-hot-tub-deck-swings-arbor-fi/
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/UQWI/HY7T2TVT/FCUUQWIHY7T2TVT.SMALL.jpg skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
The Remote Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Remote-Match/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 PDT
"Knalpot" Fire pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Knalpot-Fire-pit/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:40:18 PDT
Outdoor FirePit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-FirePit/
Outdoor FirePit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/L44K/HWDRR9SH/F4AL44KHWDRR9SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/L44K/HWDRR9SH/F4AL44KHWDRR9SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/L44K/HWDRR9SH/F4AL44KHWDRR9SH.SMALL.jpg omrygal In the steps ahead you will learn how to build a great fire pit that is easy to build and very cheap to make.I'm sorry for my English, and I hope everything is understandable. Have fun building it!.*This is my entry into the Concrete & Casting Contest, all votes are greatly appreciated. Dig a Hole...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:52:46 PDT
How to Make Mountain Pies | Campfire Sandwiches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mountain-Pies/
How to Make Mountain Pies | Campfire Sandwiches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JDMY/HW0FVKBR/F2IJDMYHW0FVKBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JDMY/HW0FVKBR/F2IJDMYHW0FVKBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/JDMY/HW0FVKBR/F2IJDMYHW0FVKBR.SMALL.jpg acoens Years before I had even heard of a panini, I was making mountain pies on camping trips. My family had two 'mountain pie makers' or irons and they were a staple for any vacation and often a part of summer bonfires in the backyard. When we got married, I decided it was time for my own mountain pie mak...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:56:13 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q358/HUQ74WIP/FV2Q358HUQ74WIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q358/HUQ74WIP/FV2Q358HUQ74WIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q358/HUQ74WIP/FV2Q358HUQ74WIP.SMALL.jpg Not-Dead Undead That’s right. Fire Tubes. These little guys are a great backup to keep with you camping or on the run from zombies. Keep in your bag or pocket. Currently, I am making these with two matches, a cottonball in petroleum jelly and a bit of strikepaper/sandpaper for striking. But these can be hacked to...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
self lighting fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/self-lighting-fire-starters/
self lighting fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/P271/HUJ62ZZF/FRSP271HUJ62ZZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/P271/HUJ62ZZF/FRSP271HUJ62ZZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/P271/HUJ62ZZF/FRSP271HUJ62ZZF.SMALL.jpg anders625 Here's an idea that I've found helpful whenever I go camping. Self lighting fire starters aren't new and have been around for a while, except I put a slight twist on it instead of using strike anywhere matches I'm using storm matches. Storm matches, if you're unfamiliar with them the're basically ma...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 06:54:45 PDT
Making a water canister with fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-water-canister-with-fire/
Making a water canister with fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BNAI/HR0AQDP8/FMEBNAIHR0AQDP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BNAI/HR0AQDP8/FMEBNAIHR0AQDP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/BNAI/HR0AQDP8/FMEBNAIHR0AQDP8.SMALL.jpg Sio Design We live in a time of big cities, electronics, and waste. In a world where we've lost our bond with nature and the respect that comes with it. But we've also the knowledge that we gained from living with nature that is still used by indigenous tribes. Knowledge we can implement in our daily life, suc...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:52:50 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS http://www.instructables.com/id/MALAGASY-FIRE-COOKING-STANDS/
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YCRF/HP1Q9ZS4/FVIYCRFHP1Q9ZS4.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu On a recent work trip to Madagascar I had the opportunity to meet several work crews in the jungle, and witness how the local people had developed a myriad of ways to put a pot over a fire to cook (rice or soup). I would have assumed that a single best setup would have evolved to dominate and render...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Fire Power: Electricity from heat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Power-Electricity-from-heat/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:54:41 PST
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-An-Ultimate-Outdoor-Manly-FirePit-Complete-W/
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SMALL.jpg RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
Storm lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-lighter/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:46:17 PDT
Primitive Fire Starting: The Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-without-matches-or-metal/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:30:49 PDT
Camp Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Fire-Starters/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 02:57:22 PDT
Out Door Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Out-Door-Fire-Pit/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:26:16 PDT
Portable fire pit with built in log storage rack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-fire-pit-with-built-in-log-storage-rack-1/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 08:02:11 PDT
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Char-Cloth-With-A-Tuna-Can/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rebuild-of-a-Zippo-lighter/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:29:09 PST
How to make a torch for less than a dollar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-torch-for-less-than-a-dollar-%3a-/
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Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:14:38 PDT
Homemade fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-fire-starters/
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 08:46:38 PDT
Waterproof Firestarting Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Firestarting-Case/
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:31:48 PDT
Petrol Snowballs http://www.instructables.com/id/Petrol-Snowballs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/9696/H7S577JA/FKH9696H7S577JA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/9696/H7S577JA/FKH9696H7S577JA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/9696/H7S577JA/FKH9696H7S577JA.SMALL.jpg IsZeus On those cold snowy days when you cant think of anything to do, why not make fire snowballs! Of course, nobody should do this it is dangerous. That doesn't mean you cant enjoy my friend an I full of stupidity. Its actually quite easy to make fire snowballs. All you need is a snowy day, gloves, gas, ...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 14:56:09 PDT
Survival Gear and KIts http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear-and-KIts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SMALL.jpg Dguy42 This guide shows you a variety of the best survival kits and gear that are on instructables. Altoids Fire Kit Here is a kit I made which purpose is to start a fire. And maybe some day can save your LIFE. Enjoy!!! The best survival kit ever I'm going to show you how to make a inexpensive waterp...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50:38 PDT
how to make a charcloth-maker http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-charcloth-maker/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:41:32 PDT
how to make a torch http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-torch-1/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 23:33:27 PDT
How to Make a Cotton Ball Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cotton-Ball-Fire-Starter/
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Wed, 9 May 2012 19:54:29 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
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows! http://www.instructables.com/id/Excali-weenie-Slayer-of-Burnt-Hot-Dogs-Bane-of-A/
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:30:57 PDT
Cotton Wool Ball and Petroleum Jelly Firestarters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cotton-Wool-Ball-and-Petroleum-Jelly-Firestarters/
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 01:37:07 PDT
The Amazing Cotton Ball Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Amazing-Cotton-Ball-Fire-Starters/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:30:25 PDT
How to Make Mini Straw Fire Starters (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Straw-Fire-Starters-easy/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:58:14 PST
Block Base for a Fire Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-Base-for-a-Fire-Stand/
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Mon, 11 May 2009 08:54:22 PDT
Pill Bottle Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pill-Bottle-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:19:59 PST
Valentine Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Fire-Starters/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 13:21:54 PST
Make Your Own Fire Place Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fire-Place-Starters/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 19:46:32 PST
Improvised Emergency Handwarmer / Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvised-Emergency-Handwarmer-Firestarter/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 17:02:56 PDT
How to Make a Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-Piston/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 18:02:56 PDT
How To Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
strike any where fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/strike-any-where-fire-starters/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 13:31:11 PDT
Make Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth/
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT
How to make a homade/survival cangrill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-homadesurvival-cangrill/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 12:00:49 PDT
Waterproof Crushproof Tic-Tac Matchbox http://www.instructables.com/id/WaterproofCrushproof-Tic-Tac-Matchbox/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2011 11:11:43 PDT
Glass Bottle Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Tiki-Torch/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:47:34 PDT
Altoids Portable BBQ !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Portable-BBQ-/
Altoids Portable BBQ !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/0VVE/FLROKR3I/F5J0VVEFLROKR3I.SMALL.jpg =SMART= I love BBQ's, and upon deciding i needed to be able to grill anything anywhere i created this pocket-sized grill.This tiny grill would be very useful if you were out fishing for example, you could catch some little fish and then grill them for lunch! The possibilities are endless..probablyIf you mat...
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