Instructables: exploring - outside - fire - survival - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:40:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Simple Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Simple-Shelter/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:20:16 PST
Tomahawk Survival Axe (that opens beers!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomahawk-Survival-Axe-that-Opens-Beers/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:51:24 PDT
Altoids Survival Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candles-Altoids-Fire-Starters/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:24:45 PDT
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-in-the-RainWet-Condidtions/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:48:11 PDT
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Wood-Stove-for-5/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:26:01 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
How to Start Fire with Water! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-Fire-with-Water/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:47:48 PST
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
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-with-Wet-Wood/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:33:34 PDT
How to make charcloth http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-charcloth/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:43:59 PDT
Fire Lighting With The Aid of a Pencil Sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Lighting-With-The-Aid-of-a-Pencil-Sharpener/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:41:19 PDT
3 METHODS FOR HOME MADE FIRE STARTER http://www.instructables.com/id/3-METHODS-FOR-HOME-MADE-FIRE-STARTER/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:16:19 PDT
Emergency Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fire-Starter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:19:13 PDT
Emergency Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Stove/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:17:18 PDT
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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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37:34 PDT
How to start a fire with a magnesium flint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-a-fire-with-a-magnesium-flint/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:27:36 PST
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
Tin Can Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Fire/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:25:26 PST
USB Rechargeable Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Rechargeable-Fire-Starter/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:33:43 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
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lighter-Out-Of-Battery-Gum-Wrapper/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:46 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
How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
Waterproof fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-fire-starters-1/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:12:52 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
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
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
Storm lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-lighter/
Storm lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/E904/HMVJA9IJ/FU4E904HMVJA9IJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/E904/HMVJA9IJ/FU4E904HMVJA9IJ.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: bricobart

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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
How To Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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By: Survivor Jack

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Methods-of-Primitive-Fire-Starting/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:48:08 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
*New* Altoids Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Altoids-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
*New* Altoids Pocket Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/CW4E/GZUB3UXO/FO4CW4EGZUB3UXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/CW4E/GZUB3UXO/FO4CW4EGZUB3UXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/CW4E/GZUB3UXO/FO4CW4EGZUB3UXO.SMALL.jpg MicahelRoss This is an update to my old survival kit I will be going more into detail with this one Read carefully because there is some good info. I know this kit isn't much but its better to have this then nothing. Enjoy~! Contents I have allot of stuff in a straw because i think its compact and water...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:05:11 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 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
How to Make Mini Straw Fire Starters (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Straw-Fire-Starters-easy/
How to Make Mini Straw Fire Starters (easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/UIZB/GZ0BWAU8/F7LUIZBGZ0BWAU8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/UIZB/GZ0BWAU8/F7LUIZBGZ0BWAU8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/UIZB/GZ0BWAU8/F7LUIZBGZ0BWAU8.SMALL.jpg MicahelRoss Awesome little WATERPROOF fire starter ready to Go! Can be used for camping or survival kit (made a survival kit with straw fire starters in it check it out) What you will need -Straw(s) -pliers -Pointy stick has to fit inside straw -Cotton rounds -lighter or match Step 1 Cut the straw with s...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:58:14 PST
Pill Bottle Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pill-Bottle-Survival-Kit/
Pill Bottle Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/8GGN/GZKG2R0F/FJ58GGNGZKG2R0F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/8GGN/GZKG2R0F/FJ58GGNGZKG2R0F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/8GGN/GZKG2R0F/FJ58GGNGZKG2R0F.SMALL.jpg MicahelRoss This is a very simple and mini survival kit that covers the essentials of survival Enjoy!!! Contents -Empty pill bottle - 3 mini straw fire starters ( have an instructable on that) -3 matches -1 bandage -1 striker -1 hook -1 weight - tinfoil -some fishing line - razor blade -2 safety pins - 3 fee...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:19:59 PST
Make Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth/
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By: Graywolf

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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT
Illustrated & Detailed Guide To Making A Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Illustrated-amp-Detailed-Guide-To-Making-A-Fire-/
Illustrated & Detailed Guide To Making A Fire Piston - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/L8OG/FYTCL4ZH/FTFL8OGFYTCL4ZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/L8OG/FYTCL4ZH/FTFL8OGFYTCL4ZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/L8OG/FYTCL4ZH/FTFL8OGFYTCL4ZH.SMALL.jpg jphphotography In this instructable I will attempt to show you how to make a fire piston using relatively common materials found at your local hardware store. It took me a few attempts to get it working right so hopefully this instructable will help you benefit from what I've learned. The cost is under $20 per pis...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 03:15:49 PDT
Waterproof Dryer Lint Fire-Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Dryer-Lint-Fire-Starter/
Waterproof Dryer Lint Fire-Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/9XD1/G7DYL4Q7/FZL9XD1G7DYL4Q7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/9XD1/G7DYL4Q7/FZL9XD1G7DYL4Q7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/9XD1/G7DYL4Q7/FZL9XD1G7DYL4Q7.SMALL.jpg At29035ft  How to make your very own waterproof dryer lint fire-starter, for free. Using only household items you can make a 1 oz waterproof fire-starter that burns for 15 minutes.  It's perfect for camping, backpacking, or even your backyard fire pit.  No need to buy fancy fire starter logs, here you'll nee...
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 23:33:16 PDT