Instructables: exploring - outside - fire http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:29:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pinecone Campfire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinecone-Campfire-Starter/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:54:41 PDT
Wax and Lint Tinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-and-Lint-Tinder/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:34:50 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
Geo Cache Match Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Geo-Cache-Match-Container/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 07:29:27 PDT
Starting a fire with a firesteel http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-a-fire-with-a-firesteel/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:19:25 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
Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-1/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:53:47 PDT
5$ Flame thrower http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Flame-thrower/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:54:43 PDT
Fire Bullet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Bullet/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 11:40:21 PDT
Mini stove/fire pit using hand sanitizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Sanitizer-Mini-Fire-Pit/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:44:57 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
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
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
simple beer can wood stove http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-beer-can-wood-stove/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:21:36 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/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
How to make homemade smoke flares http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-homemade-smoke-flares/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:14:20 PDT
The Remote Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Remote-Match/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 PDT
Bushfire Preparation - Simple Gutter Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bushfire-Preparation-Simple-Gutter-Filler/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:00:56 PDT
Parabolic Reflector for Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Reflector-for-Solar-Cooker/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:25 PDT
Fire Starter Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:50:52 PDT
Easy DIY Free Fire Starters! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Free-Fire-Starters/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:14:45 PDT
Can torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-torch/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:40:13 PDT
"Knalpot" Fire pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Knalpot-Fire-pit/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:40:18 PDT
Use a Fresnel Lens to Start a Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Fresnel-Lens-to-Start-a-Fire/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:19:37 PDT
Start a Fire with Steel Wool and a Battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-a-Fire-with-Steel-Wool-and-a-Battery/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:03:45 PDT
making fire with a chocolate bar http://www.instructables.com/id/making-fire-with-a-chocolate-bar/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:22:38 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Match/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:53:14 PDT
How to make a outdoor candle or fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fire-starter-2/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:53:09 PDT
Outdoor FirePit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-FirePit/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:52:46 PDT
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lighter-Out-Of-Battery-Gum-Wrapper/
Make A Lighter Out Of: Battery + Gum Wrapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/IFWH/HWDRGJHU/FF7IFWHHWDRGJHU.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog If you've been watching the second season of the popular Netflix original series "Orange is the new black" you've probably seen and wondered about these lighters. To answer your questions, Yes they are real and yes they work. Although not exactly how they are portrayed on the show. Even if you haven...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:46 PDT
Lighter Hack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighter-Hack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 07:08:21 PDT
tiny candle to titanic torch http://www.instructables.com/id/tiny-candle-to-titanic-torch/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 16:47:17 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
Petroball Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Petroball-Fire-Starters/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 04:40:08 PDT
Survival Match, Make A Match Last Longer http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Match-Make-A-Match-Last-Longer/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 09:45:15 PDT
3 unlikely survival Items http://www.instructables.com/id/3-unlikely-survival-Items/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:15:35 PDT
Make Fire with Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fire-with-Batteries/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 10:55:19 PDT
Survival: A Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-A-Guide/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:34:02 PDT
Portable Solar Versatility http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Versatility/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:07:07 PDT
Pop Can Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Can-Camp-Stove/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 14:30:53 PDT
Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 00:28:22 PDT
Waterproof matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-matches-2/
Waterproof matches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BDO0/HV9FV36G/F3SBDO0HV9FV36G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BDO0/HV9FV36G/F3SBDO0HV9FV36G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/BDO0/HV9FV36G/F3SBDO0HV9FV36G.SMALL.jpg camilo77 In this instructable, we'll make some very useful waterproof matches or during survival for the camp because if they get wet you can turn on are also more resistant to wind, which it is important to build a fire outdoors. Please c...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 20:06:52 PDT
Finding Fatwood http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-Fatwood/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 14:49:24 PDT
Fire tinder tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-tinder-tube/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:39 PDT
TinderPod http://www.instructables.com/id/TinderPod/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 11:32:17 PDT