Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:39:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Handling your boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Handling-your-boots/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:08:06 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
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) http://www.instructables.com/id/20L-simple-roll-top-backpack-base-with-pocket-for-/
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SMALL.jpg AshZ Here is the pack shown with the climbing set up. This is a generally simple build made entirely of simple straight stitches and designed to be sewn on a home sewing machine (with maybe a tiny bit of hand cranking of the machine at a point or two), it takes between 4 and 7 hours and would be a great ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:41:51 PDT
Thermarest Blanket Draft Reduction And Heat Regulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermarest-Blanket-Draft-Reduction-And-Heat-Regula/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:59:54 PDT
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-preparedness-Medical-kit/
Disaster preparedness; Medical kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/0RYZ/IC8X3PGQ/F080RYZIC8X3PGQ.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 bout 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 th...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 19:29:21 PDT
Versatile Walking Stick: Camera Monopod and Stylish Walk-Along http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Walking-Stick-Camera-Monopod-and-Stylish/
Versatile Walking Stick: Camera Monopod and Stylish Walk-Along - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/QV6I/IBTETTUO/F6OQV6IIBTETTUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/QV6I/IBTETTUO/F6OQV6IIBTETTUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/QV6I/IBTETTUO/F6OQV6IIBTETTUO.SMALL.jpg AngstromLogic The Versatile Walking Stick project extends the functionality of a collapsible wood walking stick by simply adding a 1/4-20 barbed T-Nut to the top. The walking stick makes a good mount for a DSLR/SLR camera and, when not toting a camera, it can sport hiking and self-defense aids or decorations. Rec...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:43:50 PDT
Clean boot tread http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-boot-tread/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:16:25 PDT
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-to-Quilt-Conversion/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:50:54 PDT
Hiking Boot Gaiters http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Boot-Gaiters/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:59:04 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/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 09:22:16 PDT
Personalized Hiking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Hiking-Stick/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:37:39 PDT
Disaster Preparedness (Ration Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Ration-Pack/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 10:11:18 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/9RXW/I9GWGKT1/FWP9RXWI9GWGKT1.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Mora 748 kit knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mora-748-kit-knife/
Mora 748 kit knife. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/IN1X/I916J4NM/F1EIN1XI916J4NM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/IN1X/I916J4NM/F1EIN1XI916J4NM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/IN1X/I916J4NM/F1EIN1XI916J4NM.SMALL.jpg allanlsw Enhance your Mora by adding a wood saw and a sharpening stone.Although the Mora 748 is a good hiking and camping knife, it does not process wood well. I have used it to clear plants and light bushes when I go hiking. It however, cannot be used to chop wood like a parang. I do not carry a parang on e...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:10:12 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
Backpack Mounted Solar Charging http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Mounted-Solar-Charging/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:29:47 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SMALL.jpg Escalante Slim This bottle cooler uses an absorbent sleeve, insulation layer, and waterproof breathable fabric jacket to enable evaporative cooling of a beverage container without the mess of having an exposed wet media. The evaporative cooling water is contained within the waterproof jacket, so the exterior surfa...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BN0J/I7W1WQHF/FGZBN0JI7W1WQHF.SQUARE.jpg http://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
portable tent heater http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-tent-heater/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 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
By Bread Alone http://www.instructables.com/id/By-Bread-Alone/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:57:32 PST
Ice Spikes for Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Spikes-for-Boots/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:52 PST
Tent Small Candle Stove KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Small-Candle-Stove-KP/
Tent Small Candle Stove KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/NNUT/I55MZLF0/F7SNNUTI55MZLF0.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik There is a rumor going about that you can heat a tent with a candle.. A: http://outdoors.stackexchange.com/questions/3389/...I have experienced bitter cold at 4 o'clock in my tent and it would be perfect if I could heat it enough for winter camping. Wood stove, rocket or classic stove need...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:08:35 PST
Tent wood stove classic KP http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-wood-stove-classic-KP/
Tent wood stove classic KP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/3F6Z/I55N00TI/FNH3F6ZI55N00TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/3F6Z/I55N00TI/FNH3F6ZI55N00TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/3F6Z/I55N00TI/FNH3F6ZI55N00TI.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik Facing all heating and cooking problems during my hiking outdoor activities I collected plenty of ideas for DIY wood stove designs. As well as information about commercial hiking/camping stoves which are shamelessly expensive. On a scrap yard I stumbled upon a used kitchen stainless steel washing ba...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:14:20 PST
Climbing Backpack w/ Frame and pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Pack-w-Frame-and-pattern/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:18:00 PST
Paracord Zipper Pull: Box Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Zipper-Pull-Box-Knot/
Paracord Zipper Pull: Box Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/G4GM/I55MVFKE/F1MG4GMI55MVFKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/G4GM/I55MVFKE/F1MG4GMI55MVFKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/G4GM/I55MVFKE/F1MG4GMI55MVFKE.SMALL.jpg NomadHobbyist So-I decided to replace my zippers with paracord on my tactical backpack.Why, you ask?1. Paracord looks better!2. Paracord is more durable.3. Paracord zippers can be unraveled for use in survival purposes.4. Also, Paracord is cheap and easy to switch for regular zippers.5. Finally, the most importan...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:45:53 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/DC3J/I4XP4YT6/FPXDC3JI4XP4YT6.SMALL.jpg Katie Vallis Learn how to make flashing LED paracord bracelets to make sure you can be seen! You will need... To make your LED paracord bracelet you will need the following things:ParacordTape measureScissorsLighterAn LED wrist band of some sort Measure Your Paracord To make an 8" bracelet you will need ap...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Solar-USB-Battery-Backpack/
Paracord Solar USB Battery Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/9R2T/I4VQHXX4/F0G9R2TI4VQHXX4.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/sola...This instructable is for building and attaching a light-weight, water resistant solar panel and battery to a backpack with paracord to charge a USB device lik...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:05:03 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/
Paracord Beer-holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/WFMM/I4SCFZ15/FXKWFMMI4SCFZ15.SMALL.jpg JonaKeizer For my first instructable I am taking part in the paracord challenge. I designed something decorative and useful: the paracord beer-holder. Besides showing off your decorative craftsmanship, it is a practical way to keep your (spare) beer close and both hands free for other things in outdoor activit...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:51:20 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
Pine sap lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/UUIP/I42MGQ6Z/FV5UUIPI42MGQ6Z.SMALL.jpg coltercousa ----This article comes from the journal page of our website. See more articles like it here: ColterCoUSA.com ----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
Remove Nettles and Stickers From Clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Nettles-and-Stickers-From-Clothing/
Remove Nettles and Stickers From Clothing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/JOD6/I3S5LLKU/FK1JOD6I3S5LLKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/JOD6/I3S5LLKU/FK1JOD6I3S5LLKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/JOD6/I3S5LLKU/FK1JOD6I3S5LLKU.SMALL.jpg Kent_In_KC Removing nettles, sand burrs, stickers, etc. from clothing can be frustraing, tine-consuming and even painful if you get stuck in the finger. Take a patch of coarse sandpapaer with you or keep it in the laundry room. Wipes the stick tights off easily. This trick works well on denim, canvas and other...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:55:04 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/8372/I3BHHXY8/FAH8372I3BHHXY8.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Kydex AR15 Pistol Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Kydex-AR15-Pistol-Holster/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 10:34:12 PST
Camel bak - tap clean http://www.instructables.com/id/Camel-bak-tap-clean/
Camel bak - tap clean - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/0NYP/I301MT1N/FCY0NYPI301MT1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/0NYP/I301MT1N/FCY0NYPI301MT1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/0NYP/I301MT1N/FCY0NYPI301MT1N.SMALL.jpg agatornz Loving the rotary tap on my camel bak ( the primary reason i ended up with this brand), you can imagine my stress when over time it got harder and harder to turn. ..Talking to Camel bak they suggested the tap was only designed to be used in transit to avoid that horrid puddle of water in the car tha...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:15:31 PST
Essential Backcountry Camping Preparation Checklist http://www.instructables.com/id/Essential-Backcountry-Camping-Preparation-Checklis/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:37:09 PDT
Hiking Toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Toothbrush/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:24:50 PDT
Soda/beer Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Sodabeer-Can-Stove/
Soda/beer Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/LI7D/I12KLCC5/FZ9LI7DI12KLCC5.SMALL.jpg cristoph This is an ultralight stove design. This a popular design among hikers, campers, and preppers. This can be made with almost any can. Find Some Cans Aluminum cans are plentiful especially along roads. This is why I like this project because it's almost free. Just find some cans Cut Out The Tops...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:30:50 PDT
Tent Rainfly Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-Rainfly-Modification/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 17:38:04 PDT
Custom Leather Sling Style Backpacks And Dog Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Leather-Sling-Style-Backpacks-And-Dog-Harne/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:52:36 PDT
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Paracord-Zipper-Pull/
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/ORCT/I0A56I96/F61ORCTI0A56I96.SMALL.jpg hbomb9000 This is a super simple, but useful way to make tactical zipper pulls out of paracord, heat shrink tubing, and a bit of fire.The benefit of this zipper pull design is that it's silent - no jingling or jangling as you walk along. Additionally, the heat shrink keeps everything nice and tight against th...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:43:07 PDT
Fly Tying: Glo Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Fly-Tying-Glo-Bug/
Fly Tying: Glo Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/880U/HZS8WMXW/F38880UHZS8WMXW.SMALL.jpg Infernoxan Glo Bugs are a very effective, simple looking pattern but can be very difficult to make look good. By using the steps I illustrate in this instructable, you can make (with LOTS of practice) good looking Glo Bugs.Materials:-Glo Bug yarn-Strong thread, probably GSP (gel spun)-Hook of your choice, I li...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 21:26:27 PDT
Garmin Colorado external power http://www.instructables.com/id/Garmin-Colorado-external-power/
Garmin Colorado external power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/W8AP/HZEWQPDJ/FY9W8APHZEWQPDJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/W8AP/HZEWQPDJ/FY9W8APHZEWQPDJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/W8AP/HZEWQPDJ/FY9W8APHZEWQPDJ.SMALL.jpg KresimirPregernik My old travel companion Garmin Colorado.... He use two AA battery as a power source. According data this shall be enough for 15 hours, but.... ny 2500 mAh NimH battery usually is exhausted in 8 hours work. Its happened to me that at end of day I found Garmin out and I have not get data for last m...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:43:48 PDT
Twisted hiking/backpacking staff (aka: walking stick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-hikingbackpacking-staff-aka-walking-stick/
Twisted hiking/backpacking staff (aka: walking stick) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KK8I/HYC5ZHR1/F0SKK8IHYC5ZHR1.SMALL.jpg captnmax0482 Deep in the woods, a vine grows around a young tree. As the tree grows, it attempts to grow around the vine. It's at this point it can become a beautiful walking stick (Or staff or stave as some people like to call them). Add a nice grip and some other cool knots and stuff and you have a backpacker'...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:04:24 PDT
Sheet Bend with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Bend-with-Janine/
Sheet Bend with Janine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4VU7/HZ6T89M7/F0V4VU7HZ6T89M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4VU7/HZ6T89M7/F0V4VU7HZ6T89M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/4VU7/HZ6T89M7/F0V4VU7HZ6T89M7.SMALL.jpg janinerogers Good morning, and/or afternoon, and/or evening everyone! I received a comment on a previous Instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeppelin-Bend-with...) that confused a Zeppelin Bend with a Sheet Bend, so I thought I'd share how to make a Sheet Bend with all of you! A Sheet Bend, like any ot...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:40:52 PDT
Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/J5ET/HZ3YEF3G/FGOJ5ETHZ3YEF3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/J5ET/HZ3YEF3G/FGOJ5ETHZ3YEF3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/J5ET/HZ3YEF3G/FGOJ5ETHZ3YEF3G.SMALL.jpg janinerogers Hi, how's it going? I'm going to show you a useful knot called the tautline hitch. Like any other hitch, a tautline hitch is used to secure a rope to a standing object. It's similar to bowline, except with a nifty addition: you can tighten it! Step One: Make a bight Loop your rope around what you...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT