Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking - survival http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:35:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Acid Blackened Custom Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Blackened-Custom-Hunting-Knife/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 10:19:17 PDT
How to Build a Survival Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Survival-Fire/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:45:25 PDT
5 Gallon, Metal Bucket, Wood Burning Stove for Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Gallon-Metal-Bucket-Wood-Burning-Stove-for-Campi/
5 Gallon, Metal Bucket, Wood Burning Stove for Camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/TNDU/IQ2KE6X2/FDOTNDUIQ2KE6X2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/TNDU/IQ2KE6X2/FDOTNDUIQ2KE6X2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/TNDU/IQ2KE6X2/FDOTNDUIQ2KE6X2.SMALL.jpg Atwell76 Making this project only took about 20 hours to complete.This stove was not constructed for use with log wood logs but more of a small sticks and twigs burning unit. To be used in short burns. (NEVER USE THIS UNIT INDOORS)Skill Level: Intermediate / AdvancedWhat you will need.1. (2) Two thick metal,...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:35:10 PDT
How to Build a Yukon Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Yukon-Stove/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 07:55:28 PDT
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Knife-Made-From-an-Old-Saw-Blade-Jim/
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SMALL.jpg Alex 2Q Hi Instructables Community, this week it is time for a new afternoon project. One thing that annoyed me for quite a while when making pocket survival kits was that I never I had a fixed knife that would fit into a small mint tin. I know that there are a few small knives commercially available but I ...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 14:44:05 PDT
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-10-How-to-Start-a-Fire-With-Birch-Bar/
Quick Skills #10: How to start a fire with birch bark - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/N3F9/IOEKIWMZ/FE7N3F9IOEKIWMZ.SMALL.jpg 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
Quick Skills #9: How to tie the Poacher's Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-9-How-to-Tie-the-Poachers-Knot/
Quick Skills #9: How to tie the Poacher's Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/TFV2/IO4JJYKB/F1WTFV2IO4JJYKB.SMALL.jpg Alex 2Q Hi Instructables Community,this week it is time for a new knot project. This one is very simple to tie and if you are a subscriber or read some of my other Instructables you might have seen it being used as part of the double fisherman's knot. This knot can be used as a relatively secure way to cre...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:28:36 PDT
Custom Ferrocerium Rod - Let's Prep Afternoon Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ferrocerium-Rod-Lets-Prep-Afternoon-Project/
Custom Ferrocerium Rod - Let's Prep Afternoon Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/QI0K/INUV5RFK/FLGQI0KINUV5RFK.SMALL.jpg Alex 2Q Hi Instructables Community,this week I'm presenting a nice little afternoon project. Its been quite an interesting project for me both in terms of the actual making as well as the editing of the video. I have condensed well over 160 Minutes of footage to just 7:30 whilst trying to tell the tale of t...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:49:11 PDT
KP V-form fireplace, grill, skewer, all in one http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-V-form-Fireplace-Grill-Spice-All-in-One/
KP V-form fireplace, grill, skewer, all in one - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/U1JU/INI7UCC0/F1QU1JUINI7UCC0.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik As a hiker and fan of bush/wilderness/nature, I like to make fire and thus "have perfect TV“ during camp evenings.Also, my experience with fire on ground gave me an idea to make fire a little above ground, so as to get better combustion. Old Roman fire cast-iron grate was an initial starter to test ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:18:43 PDT
Long Term Survival Bread(Damper) http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Term-Survival-BreadDamper/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:17:03 PDT
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-MakeKit-V20/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 01:53:16 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
Urban EDC V2.0: This time it's personal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-EDC-V20-This-Time-Its-Personal/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:59:14 PST
Ultimate Paracord Bracelet Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Paracord-Bracelet-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:34:52 PDT
LIfe Gear aerial signal mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LIfe-Gear-aerial-signal-mod/
LIfe Gear aerial signal mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/Y5N8/IGB6A58X/FPCY5N8IGB6A58X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/Y5N8/IGB6A58X/FPCY5N8IGB6A58X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/Y5N8/IGB6A58X/FPCY5N8IGB6A58X.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail The concept: Attaching a proper lanyard to facilitate spinning the glow stick sufficient to cause motion blur visible from the air.The Tools: Toe-nail clippers (yeah, for serial)Sand paper 600 grit (what I happened to have on hand)Self-fusing silicon tape 1" wide1" Hose clamp2ft-3ft of gutted paraco...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:25:26 PDT
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Pouches-Almost-Free/
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SMALL.jpg Machete Bushcraft Australia Super Simple DIY Waterproof Pouches that cost next to nothing to make!Welcome to our first Instructable. We are ‘long time listeners, first time callers’ and it’s about time we put something back in the mix.OK, before we begin they are pretty darn waterproof if you take your time and make the fancy ...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:27:43 PDT
3D Printed Pocket Fishing Rod http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pocket-Fishing-Rod/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 19:10:42 PDT
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-pack-Urban-edition-50-shades-of-grey/
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail This kit revolves around the "grey man" concept (Sorry no NC-17 content here) and was partially influenced by this ible here: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Bug-Out-Bag-Gra...For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the "grey man" is the ambiguous bystander. He (or she) doesn't stand out fr...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:08:16 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Watch/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
Survival Hiking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Hiking-Stick/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:19:56 PDT
Emergency car kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-car-kit/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:43:53 PDT
How to Make a Plastic Bottle Cap Container http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plastic-Bottle-Cap-Container/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:04:44 PDT
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit *Photos updated 9/5/15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-preparedness-Medical-kit/
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit *Photos updated 9/5/15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/9CQI/IGTY82GG/F6P9CQIIGTY82GG.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Disclaimer: I am not a doctor an E.M.T. nor a first responder. I am quite simply a guy who cares about his well being, and the well being of his family enough to have taken the time to bone up on the basics and put together kit enough to handle most of the minor scuffs, scrapes and general maladies ...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:29:21 PDT
How to survive In The winter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-survive-In-The-winter/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 07:16:18 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Water Procurement/Purification) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Water-ProcurementPurificatio/
Disaster Preparedness (Water Procurement/Purification) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/N17H/IA590HTI/FRHN17HIA590HTI.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Water.... If you believe in the concept that we all originated from the primordial soup of some prehistoric earth then it's probably not a stretch to imagine our bodies are comprised primarily of water. Water isn't only necessary when it comes to wetting your whistle. It's also a requirement for bas...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 09:22:16 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Ration-Pack/
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/AGEO/I9YBYEUD/FJHAGEOI9YBYEUD.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Food, it's what's for dinner! Breakfast and lunch as well but you catch my meaning. In a true "survival" situation the experts all agree that in most instances food should be considered a non-issue. The human body can subsist for three months by essentially eating itself in a process called Autophag...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:11:18 PDT
Disaster Preparedness Kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Desaster-Preparedness-Kit/
Disaster Preparedness Kit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/KEGP/I9OSLXS6/F56KEGPI9OSLXS6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/KEGP/I9OSLXS6/F56KEGPI9OSLXS6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/KEGP/I9OSLXS6/F56KEGPI9OSLXS6.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail First and foremost, you've just completed step one! Can you believe it? Congratulations! Though it might sound like I'm being facetious, looking for information you may not have or opinions differing from your own is a great first step in doing anything let alone taking on the daunting task of tryin...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:26:17 PDT
Cheap flash light mod for high visibility. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-flash-light-mod-for-high-visibility/
Cheap flash light mod for high visibility. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Ever since Prometheus bestowed upon man fire, light has been our constant companion. Weather it be banishing the boogie man or brandishing light upon a couple teens necking in an old camero, light is a constant source of comfort in dark times.All that being said, some times it damn near impossible t...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 16:27:58 PDT
PVC hiking staff blowgun tutorial. http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-hiking-staff-blowgun-tutorial/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:35:35 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bug-Out-Bag-BOB-or-Long-Term-Surviva/
How To Make A Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SMALL.jpg AngryJosh99 Introduction In this instructable I will help you make your own personal Bug Out Bag or Bob for short. First off I should tell you what a bob is. A bob is a bag you put together so if an emergency happens you can get out of your house or car fast and get to a safe area. Or a bob can be used in...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:27 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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By: Jack.chop.79

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:27:36 PST
By Bread Alone http://www.instructables.com/id/By-Bread-Alone/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:57:32 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
The Jagged Ladder Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jagged-Ladder-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 19:29:30 PST
Paracord Beer-holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Beer-holder/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:51:20 PST
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-trials-and-tribulations-of-a-beginner-backpack/
The trials and tribulations of a beginner backpacker and how you too can take on the world in relative comfort! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SMALL.jpg mrthom ** This is my FIRST EVER Instructable! Many people keep asking me to write up about backpacking and what I use, so here we go! It's not finished yet, but I'm working on it! All constructive feedback is more the welcome... in fact, its encouraged! :) **In this Instructable I shall try to give a run d...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:11:53 PST
Hiking Toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Toothbrush/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:24:50 PDT
Garmin Colorado external power http://www.instructables.com/id/Garmin-Colorado-external-power/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:43:48 PDT
The Two-strand Footrope Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Two-strand-Footrope-Knot/
The Two-strand Footrope Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XCGZ/HYVVI0RJ/FAWXCGZHYVVI0RJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XCGZ/HYVVI0RJ/FAWXCGZHYVVI0RJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XCGZ/HYVVI0RJ/FAWXCGZHYVVI0RJ.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog: Stormdrane's Blog Examples shown with Kiko Tiki beads provided by Schmuckatelli Co.The Two-strand Footrope Knot is #783 in, 'The Ashley Book of Knots'(ABoK).The video tutorial will show how to tie a two-strand footrope knot, using a length of paracord. The knot itsel...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:03:28 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
Survival Pocket Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Pocket-Fishing-Kit/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:31:09 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
Military Style Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Military-Style-Survival-Kit/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:58:37 PDT
How to make a two-peg spool knit paracord lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-two-peg-spool-knit-paracord-lanyard/
How to make a two-peg spool knit paracord lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to make a paracord lanyard using two pegs of a knitting spool.  More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The two-peg spool knit can be found in 'The Ashley Book of Knots' as #2878, a Square Loop Sinnet, along with other variations. I used a 17 foot length of paraco...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:47:35 PDT
Cup from plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-from-plastic-bottle/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:55:39 PST
Fully Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Waterproof-Matches/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 06:36:41 PST
The UUUgly Slingbag Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/The-UUUgly-Slingbag-Cover/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:49:21 PST
Ultimate Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:48:47 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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By: EyeWander

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST