Instructables: exploring - outside - fire http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:33:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make Smoke http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Smoke-1/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:42 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
Vader Gas Bottle Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Vader-Gas-Bottle-Log-Burner/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:54:55 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/
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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/
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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/
TinderPod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BN9Y/HV2ALJ6B/FVUBN9YHV2ALJ6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BN9Y/HV2ALJ6B/FVUBN9YHV2ALJ6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/BN9Y/HV2ALJ6B/FVUBN9YHV2ALJ6B.SMALL.jpg Lime25Sour Lighting a fire in survival is an essential but the firesteel is not an easy tool to get a fire going, unless you have cotton wool. However cotton wool is not naturally found in the wild so it's hard to find great tinder. With this tinder pod you can easily carry a supply of cotton wool. It's lightw...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 11:32:17 PDT
wallet fire lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/wallet-fire-lighter/
wallet fire lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9NLT/HV2AGTS3/FLI9NLTHV2AGTS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9NLT/HV2AGTS3/FLI9NLTHV2AGTS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9NLT/HV2AGTS3/FLI9NLTHV2AGTS3.SMALL.jpg anders625 in this instructable I will be showing you guys how to build a wallet fire starter, this incredibly easy project is a good way to recycle old or broken lighters that everyone has lying around their house. In side of long neck lighters there is a small but useful igniter that works by creating an ele...
By: anders625

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Sun, 11 May 2014 21:07:38 PDT
Firestarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Firestarter/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:45:31 PDT
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
Comprehensive Survival Fire Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Comprehensive-Survival-Fire-Kit/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 13:42:13 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
Charred Cloth, An Excellent Fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Charred-Cloth-An-Excellent-Fire-starter/
Charred Cloth, An Excellent Fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/YYGD/HUOPA8GC/FKRYYGDHUOPA8GC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/YYGD/HUOPA8GC/FKRYYGDHUOPA8GC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/YYGD/HUOPA8GC/FKRYYGDHUOPA8GC.SMALL.jpg Survivorman2000 Charred cloth is an excellent fire starter, one of my favorites for sure. It is easy and fast to make. Supplies Only a few supplies are needed to make charred cloth:- Cloth ( you need 100% cotton ) - A small tin ( I use an Altoids tin )- A fire with good, hot coals Cut The Cloth The size of yo...
By: Survivorman2000

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Thu, 1 May 2014 18:36:04 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
How To Build a Vertical Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Vertical-Fire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/IVHH/HUIS4TXN/F3FIVHHHUIS4TXN.SMALL.jpg HowToLou The Vertical Fire is easier to start, radiates more heat, less smoke, and lasts longer than a typical flat fire.
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:24:55 PDT
Fire with a Magnifying Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-with-a-Magnifying-Glass/
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By: Blechmen

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:36:05 PDT
Pit Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pit-Oven/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:48:00 PDT
Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Starter-2/
Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/XRBL/HU058U6K/FGDXRBLHU058U6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/XRBL/HU058U6K/FGDXRBLHU058U6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/XRBL/HU058U6K/FGDXRBLHU058U6K.SMALL.jpg grade7grade8 This is an awesome fire starter! Materials Egg CartonDryer lint Candle or bees wax A pot Stove Preparing Cut the egg carton into fours, twos, or ones. Turn on your stove and put the wax into the pot. Melt the wax until it’s completely liquefied. The Li...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:41:40 PDT
Match fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Match-fire-starter/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 05:57:10 PDT
How I make a campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-make-a-campfire/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 19:58:43 PDT
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Match-Box-Shotgun-Shells/
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1N19/HT7P95LS/FTX1N19HT7P95LS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1N19/HT7P95LS/FTX1N19HT7P95LS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/1N19/HT7P95LS/FTX1N19HT7P95LS.SMALL.jpg VentureScout This is a cool way to store/carry your matches on your outdoor adventures. Its waterproof and you can even pack some firelighting tinder into it as well. But the best bit is that its made out of shotgun shells. What you will need: 2 Shotgun Shells (used!)  1 Box of Matches 1 Candle  1 Knife 1 Plier...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:43:20 PDT
Wire Folding Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Folding-Stove/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:45:48 PDT
Emergency Flint Fire Starter/ The Fire Straw. http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Flint-Fire-Starter-The-Fire-Straw/
Emergency Flint Fire Starter/ The Fire Straw. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/TAP7/HT2BW2MG/F4NTAP7HT2BW2MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/TAP7/HT2BW2MG/F4NTAP7HT2BW2MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/TAP7/HT2BW2MG/F4NTAP7HT2BW2MG.SMALL.jpg CoquihallaDuck If your going to leave pavement you should always be able to start a fire.  The odds of a person always having a Bic in their pocket or glove box has been decreasing at the same rate as smoking.  Now when we need to make a fire we find we haven't the tools at hand. Again the simplest method is to al...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 04:30:26 PDT
Simple and Clean Penny Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Clean-Penny-Stove/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:05:51 PDT
Fire Lighters http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Lighters/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 09:55:31 PST