Instructables: exploring - outside - fire - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:16:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 5 Ways to Start a Fire, Using Water http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Start-a-Fire-Using-Water/
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By: The King of Random

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37:34 PDT
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Survival Bracelet With Flint http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-With-Flint/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:37:46 PDT
Reflector oven for campfires http://www.instructables.com/id/Reflector-oven-for-campfires/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
Hand drill fire with green wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-drill-fire-with-green-wood/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:16 PST
The Witch King Of Angmar Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Witch-King-Of-Angmar-Wood-Burner/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:59:39 PST
Tin Can Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Fire/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:25:26 PST
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Charcoal-flakes-from-sawdust/
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/TY8H/I5Z7KRRA/FNFTY8HI5Z7KRRA.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Charcoal flakes are a great easy to make item with many different uses. These flakes are great items to take camping/backpacking. They take up very little space, are light weight, produce a lot of heat, and are easy to light (can be lit from flint and steel or just one match). Those of you famili...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:34:21 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
Moltov Tiki Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Moltov-Tiki-Torch/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:31:07 PST
How To Start A Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Start-A-Fire-1/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:30:47 PST
Stormtrooper Style Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Stormtrooper-Style-Log-Burner/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:46:22 PST
Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Rotisserie-Pit-BBQ/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:10 PDT
The Only Survival Kit You'll EVER Need http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Only-Survival-Kit-Youll-EVER-Need/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:02:49 PDT
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Style-Wood-Log-Burner/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:44:31 PDT
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange http://www.instructables.com/id/Bake-a-Cake-in-an-Orange/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:32:41 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-drum-garden-fire-pit-with-a-skyline/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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
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/
Storm lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/E904/HMVJA9IJ/FU4E904HMVJA9IJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/E904/HMVJA9IJ/FU4E904HMVJA9IJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/E904/HMVJA9IJ/FU4E904HMVJA9IJ.SMALL.jpg bricobart Storm lighters are nice. Storm lighters are useful. But storm lighters are expensive. Too expensive for what it is: a sturdy fuel tank combined with a starter. Here's a way to boost up an ordinay lighter into a cheap, water- & stormproof fuel torch. Needs: - some alu tubes in different sizes - a f...
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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/
Out Door Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/P0LW/HGZNX0FQ/FJMP0LWHGZNX0FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/P0LW/HGZNX0FQ/FJMP0LWHGZNX0FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/P0LW/HGZNX0FQ/FJMP0LWHGZNX0FQ.SMALL.jpg powellcubs This is a easy way to build a permanent fire pit for your cabin, house, or camping area. This will take about a full day to do if you take your time and make sure that you follow every step and make sure that everything is in place.  Submitted by Powell Middle School for the Instructables Sponsorsh...
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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/
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/OU3T/HDYZDR79/FX6OU3THDYZDR79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/OU3T/HDYZDR79/FX6OU3THDYZDR79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/OU3T/HDYZDR79/FX6OU3THDYZDR79.SMALL.jpg The King of Random I sacrificed my kids clothes and a can of tuna to make some high quality fire starter!  Here's how to make a great batch of Char-Cloth to add to your emergency kit. www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! WARNING: This project should not be attempted without adult supervision and adequate...
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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/
Waterproof Firestarting Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WOJT/H337KQZ4/FFFWOJTH337KQZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WOJT/H337KQZ4/FFFWOJTH337KQZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WOJT/H337KQZ4/FFFWOJTH337KQZ4.SMALL.jpg mr2percent Hello everyone, this is my first project so bear with me. A few friends and I decided to go camping later this week, and after my last camping trip I realized the difficulty in starting a fire without the right stuff. After looking around on the internet for some tips I decided to try to create my ...
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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/
how to make a charcloth-maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4XMM/H2WEW5QG/FRF4XMMH2WEW5QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4XMM/H2WEW5QG/FRF4XMMH2WEW5QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/4XMM/H2WEW5QG/FRF4XMMH2WEW5QG.SMALL.jpg rallekralle how to make a charcloth-maker im not responseble for anything you do whith this thing the stuff you need beer can wide can high can scissors tealight cotton cloth takeout take out the parrafin from the "cup" save the cup, its the part you will need use the scissors or a knife t...
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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/
how to make a torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDBS/H1YOIKQ2/FNAGDBSH1YOIKQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDBS/H1YOIKQ2/FNAGDBSH1YOIKQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDBS/H1YOIKQ2/FNAGDBSH1YOIKQ2.SMALL.jpg rallekralle how to make a simple torch with inexpensive materials im not responseble for anything you do with this information you will need: wood firestarters a good knife yarn or strong thread carve the wood make the wood look better(or you can just  leave it as it is) split the wood... ...like in...
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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/
How to Make a Cotton Ball Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/PGT3/H1ZG6IL8/FDKPGT3H1ZG6IL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/PGT3/H1ZG6IL8/FDKPGT3H1ZG6IL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/PGT3/H1ZG6IL8/FDKPGT3H1ZG6IL8.SMALL.jpg lax0131 This is a very useful fire starter that you can use on camping trips, in your fire at home, or anywhere you choose!  They will burn from 2-3 minutes depending how much Vaseline you put on and the size of your cotton ball. Gather Materials You will need: 1 cotton ball (per fire starter) Some Vasel...
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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/
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/77CH/H1ERI08W/FOS77CHH1ERI08W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/77CH/H1ERI08W/FOS77CHH1ERI08W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/77CH/H1ERI08W/FOS77CHH1ERI08W.SMALL.jpg pastprimitive My wife, son, and I like to spend a dinner or two month during the spring time before it reaches nuclear heat levels of 90-110 deg F eating dinner outside by our fire pit area we lovingly call the "fire bowl" (Click to see a video of what the fire bowl looks like).  The rabbits, pheasants, bull snak...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:30:57 PDT