Instructables: exploring - outside - fire - hiking Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:05:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 A weekend microadventure: brave the elements
A weekend microadventure: brave the elements - More DIY How To Projects]]> periprohus The British adventurer Alastair Humphreys created the concept of Microadventure to motivate people to get outdoors and show how easy and rewarding is to escape the city for a few hours/days. The idea is that there's no need to go far away to find great wild places, and that adventure awaits just out...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:38:56 PST
No Nonsense Survival Kit
No Nonsense Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Instructa-Nathan Most survival kits I have seen contain lots of unnecessary junk that will do nothing to keep you alive. I have created this kit through my own experience and testing. I feel this kit has everything you would need in a survival situation and none of the junk. It is jam packed with items to keep you a...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:32:57 PDT
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alex 2Q Hi Instructables Community,this week we finally move on to a new part of the Quick Skills series. In this and the following episodes we will look at methods to start a fire with natural and artificial types of tinder.First up is the popular birch bark and in the following steps I will demonstrate th...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 05:50:58 PDT
Homemade Fire Piston
Homemade Fire Piston - More DIY How To Projects]]> wartellc I live in lovely Ol' Seattle. It likes to rain here tons, specially during winter, fall, and spring. When it rains, I like to dink around in the machine shop at my place of employment. I am also an avid hiker and camper, so this project fits right in with my interest. I designed and constructed a fi...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
How to Dress for Cold Weather
How to Dress for Cold Weather - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mulltin I Made this instuctable to tell you about how (i) dress for a day or two in cold weather and how to use the clothes to make sure you avoid frostbite.Introduction: THe human body is not made for temperatures in the far northern and southern regions of the world, the perfect temperature for us when we...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:46:01 PST
10 minutes Alcohol Stove
10 minutes Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayccob So here you are 20 miles into the woods when you get up and are about to pack up and head on-wards. But you are unable to muster up the strength needed without that daily cup of "Joe", and don't have the time to wait for a good fire to get started then bring the water to a boil. What y...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 22:10:50 PDT
portable tent heater
portable tent heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz still doing the finishing touches on the heater but it works! first up you need a donor propane furnace Luckily I had a friend who was dismantling a rotted camper so he gave me the furnace and inverter as well as all the plumbing first step was the hardest. ripping it out of the camper was a ta...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
How to start a fire with a magnesium flint
How to start a fire with a magnesium flint - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jack.chop.79 Author:Nicholas Bradley- A technical communications student with a passion for the outdoor world Date:March 4th, 2015 Introduction:Congratulations you have found my amazing instructable! I wanted to create something useful for the outdoorsy survival type. Though, this incredible piece of work is...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:27:36 PST
Pine sap lamp
Pine sap lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> coltercousa ----This article comes from the journal page of our website. See more articles like it here: ----One of my favorite parts of being in the woods has always been the challenge of creating usable objects from natural resources. It requires creativity to make due with what nature provide...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
3 unlikely survival Items
3 unlikely survival Items - More DIY How To Projects]]> bushman89 This is an instructable to show some unlikely survival Items that many people carry on them however don't think of the alternative uses they can have in survival situations. Item one - The condom Keeping a condom in your go bag, survival tin , backpack , or pocket is a very good idea apart from...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:15:35 PDT
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Common Man Survival This is the lightweight, compact, and inexpensive fire kit I keep in my BOB. Remember that two is one and one is none in your kit so carrying multiple methods of creating fire and firestarters is essential. Container I use a basic plastic container that has a locking lid with a rubber gasket. I...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:42:13 PDT
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> PossibleFire So I've seen a lot of Altoids survival tins, but I felt a ton were lacking. I decided I would take mine apart and make a fun little instructible to maybe help a few people out. Enjoy! Get A Tin Altoids can be purchased at any convenience store, super market, etc. for around $1.70. Not only do t...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:48:47 PST
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link:
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
Food Storage Can Stove
Food Storage Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> basementhacker There are a lot of I'bles about camping/survival stoves made from soup cans, soda cans, and other assorted pieces of metal and wire. There's only one problem with most of those stoves: they don't have stovetops to hold the thing you are cooking. Sure, you can make a separate piece of metal and wire ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:32:18 PST
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!)
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> punkhead58 This is my entry for the Survival Skills Challenge, and my first Instructable. Here is my little utility/emergency* survival pouch that I carry while camping, hiking, and fishing. Now, I do all of these activities in nice weather (late spring-early fall), so I wanted a small, compact kit that would...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:32:56 PDT
Easy Single-Can Backpacking Stove
Easy Single-Can Backpacking Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> charlie.nourse 70$ for a simple stove? That's outrageous! Well, here is a simple stove design made from only a single can. This stove is ultra-light, has a 0% failure rate in normal to extreme conditions, is dirt cheap, and runs on readily available fuel. Don't empty your wallet for something worse than what you c...
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:56:30 PST
Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle (video demo)
Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle (video demo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> thatoneguydavid I have never had to make an emergency fire and I hope you will never have to either, but it is always good to be prepared. This instructable describes how easy it is to be prepared with a Waterproof Emergency Fire Tinder Bundle. There are several steps to making this tinder bundle, but they are ea...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 11:39:42 PDT
Build a low tech CFV stove
Build a low tech CFV stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> watermelon The most popular alcohol fuel based DIY backpacking and camping stoves utilize aluminum beverage cans to provide a laminar or pressurized vapor fed flame. However, they have limited fuel storage and thermal generating capacity, durability and adaptability. Most require an extraneous pot stand or hol...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2008 17:01:55 PST
An emergency personal pocket stove
An emergency personal pocket stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> thinkahead You can make an emergency personal pocket and super ultralight backpacker's stove, based on low tech CFV (Capillary Force Vaporizer) technology, with the following materials: 1. an empty soda can for the pot some other type of can like a veggie can and 2. a few sheets of toilet paper, paper towel,...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2008 11:28:32 PST
How to Build a Campfire
How to Build a Campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> stasterisk So, campfires are the best. They're warm, they give off light, they keep bugs away and they're great for cooking. This instructable is all about how to start a campfire with photos from our roadtrip to Mexico.Originally, stasterisk was going to post photos she took and I was going to make up witty...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2007 08:50:26 PDT