Instructables: exploring - outside - hiking http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:18:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
KP solowheel ver.2 http://www.instructables.com/id/KP-Solowheel-Ver2/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:39:52 PDT
Flat Pack Solar Oven (200°+) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Solar-Oven-200/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:47:04 PDT
Collapsable Trekking Poles With a Plus http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Trekking-Poles-With-a-Plus/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 17:32:12 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
Tactical Key Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Key-Chain/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:50:32 PDT
Compact walking stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Walking-Stick/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:14:03 PDT
LNT Apple http://www.instructables.com/id/LNT-Apple/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:37:55 PDT
Hiking Stick to Selfie Stick and Back Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiking-Stick-to-Selfie-Stick-and-Back-Again/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 19:55:38 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 Lets_Prep_Together 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/
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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/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:28:36 PDT
Rain Kilt (Skirt) for hiking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Kilt-Skirt-for-Hiking/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 13:23:10 PDT
Custom Ferrocerium Rod - Let's Prep Afternoon Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ferrocerium-Rod-Lets-Prep-Afternoon-Project/
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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
Global Warming Ski Project (Mailbox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Global-Warming-Ski-Project-Mailbox/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:03:03 PST
Powerisers Powerbocking Jumping Stilts - off road Powerbocking mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerisers-Powerbocking-Jumping-Stilts-Off-Road-Po/
Powerisers Powerbocking Jumping Stilts - off road Powerbocking mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/02UW/IKLFRWON/FGU02UWIKLFRWON.SMALL.jpg darrenhall Jumping Stilts - mods and comfort Off!! Road!!! - Roooooaaaaaaarrrrrrr!!!! Hi guys, been a while.Bought a pair of Powerisers a while ago after seeing a couple of vids of guys trail trekking with them ( yeah I know your supposed to be doin the crazy mad jumps n stunts but we are all different )....
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:53:27 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
Ultra Lightweight GOPRO Wrist Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-GOPRO-Wrist-Mount/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:23:59 PST
How to Dress for Cold Weather http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dress-for-Cold-Weather/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:46:01 PST
Repairing Ripped Hiking Shoe Fabric Eyelets Quick and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Ripped-Hiking-Shoe-Fabric-Eyelets-Quick-/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:44:53 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
28L 210 D Dyneema Gridstop and Hyper D 300 or 2.2oz Hex 70 climbing/hiking pack/backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/28L-climbing-and-hiking-pack-made-from-210-D-Dynee/
28L 210 D Dyneema Gridstop and Hyper D 300 or 2.2oz Hex 70 climbing/hiking pack/backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/X5RB/IH1VH4JF/F1UX5RBIH1VH4JF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/X5RB/IH1VH4JF/F1UX5RBIH1VH4JF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/X5RB/IH1VH4JF/F1UX5RBIH1VH4JF.SMALL.jpg AshZ Here is a shot at playing with lighter and more high tech materials to make a larger volume bag that weighs less than the weight of the 20L climbing pack while being almost double the volume. Thanks to Justin03 for the site for the body fabrics. Packs with frames that are made from Dyneema run over ...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:14:20 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/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:25:26 PDT
How To Make A Ranger Bead Strand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Ranger-Bead-Strand/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 18:44:15 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/
3D Printed Pocket Fishing Rod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8INX/IEIDAVI0/FCM8INXIEIDAVI0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8INX/IEIDAVI0/FCM8INXIEIDAVI0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8INX/IEIDAVI0/FCM8INXIEIDAVI0.SMALL.jpg 1nxtmonster. This handy 3D printable fishing rod can fit in a pocket and is great for camping or hiking. It has a hollow handle with threaded cap for storing hooks and lures so that you can always be prepared. Print The Parts There are 4 parts to the fishing rod; the handle, the spool, the crank, and the thr...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 19:10:42 PDT
Pace Counter Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pace-Counter-Bracelet/
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By: TexasEngineer

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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 10:32:48 PDT
10 minutes Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minutes-Alcohol-Stove/
10 minutes Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6WJI/IEAB57B5/FSS6WJIIEAB57B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6WJI/IEAB57B5/FSS6WJIIEAB57B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/6WJI/IEAB57B5/FSS6WJIIEAB57B5.SMALL.jpg Jayccob So here you are 20 miles into the woods when you get up and are about to pack up and head on-wards. But you are unable to muster up the strength needed without that daily cup of "Joe", and don't have the time to wait for a good fire to get started then bring the water to a boil. What y...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 22:10:50 PDT
Get a tent back into the bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-a-tent-back-into-the-bag/
Get a tent back into the bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/38BE/IE4ZRLO4/FLT38BEIE4ZRLO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/38BE/IE4ZRLO4/FLT38BEIE4ZRLO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/38BE/IE4ZRLO4/FLT38BEIE4ZRLO4.SMALL.jpg jls99 This is a fairly common problem with almost anything that comes in a reusable bag (sleeping bag, etc). I did this Instructable with the smallest tent I own, which I got for free from a friend who lost the poles, and didn't want to have to deal with it (you may recognize it from my first one). This k...
By: jls99

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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 12:03:51 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...
By: 4WantofaNail

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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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By: KyleTheCreator

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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
Survival Hiking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Hiking-Stick/
Survival Hiking Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XEMW/IDZSKUTS/FB9XEMWIDZSKUTS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XEMW/IDZSKUTS/FB9XEMWIDZSKUTS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/XEMW/IDZSKUTS/FB9XEMWIDZSKUTS.SMALL.jpg JD Grayman Hey everyone! Been awhile since I had anything to share. Been quite a busy year. I haven't had much time to tinker with stuff, but I did come up with this fun little survival hiking/walking stick. Sort of came into fruition when I was on a small hike near Malibu with some friends, and we came upon a...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:19:56 PDT
Pitch a tent without poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitch-a-tent-without-poles-1/
Pitch a tent without poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/3AH5/IDZSL0PQ/FKT3AH5IDZSL0PQ.SMALL.jpg jls99 Recently we camped with friends and the boys' tent came without poles. I did this out of necessity but it worked like a charm. In fact a small tent with no poles is now part of my hiking gear/ Go Bag (which you can see here), since it weighs very little. I apologize if this is way too obvious, but w...
By: jls99

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:21:48 PDT
Handling your boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Handling-your-boots/
Handling your boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OI2D/IDQHXWHQ/FHHOI2DIDQHXWHQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OI2D/IDQHXWHQ/FHHOI2DIDQHXWHQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/OI2D/IDQHXWHQ/FHHOI2DIDQHXWHQ.SMALL.jpg shaiguy1 Everyone loves their boots- and everyone hates it when they have to carry around gross boots that get mud and gunk on everything- it's just- the worst. However, if everyone where to use carabiners to hook and carry their boots, they would find that this simple technique is neat and convenient. Le...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:08:06 PDT
Emergency car kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-car-kit/
Emergency car kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/CQO6/IDOCWA6B/FUUCQO6IDOCWA6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/CQO6/IDOCWA6B/FUUCQO6IDOCWA6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/CQO6/IDOCWA6B/FUUCQO6IDOCWA6B.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail A car emergency kit should be like your american express card, "Never leave home without it." In my humble opinion there's a pretty stark contrast between a car emergency kit as compared to a Get home bag or a Disaster pack. Principally, a car emergency kit should contain items to repair said car or...
By: 4WantofaNail

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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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By: Von Malegowski

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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:04:44 PDT
Sew a 20L simple roll top backpack base with a 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-/
Sew a 20L simple roll top backpack base with a pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE.jpg https://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 ...
By: AshZ

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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/
Thermarest Blanket Draft Reduction And Heat Regulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5QJY/ICX7KVEQ/FDM5QJYICX7KVEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5QJY/ICX7KVEQ/FDM5QJYICX7KVEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/5QJY/ICX7KVEQ/FDM5QJYICX7KVEQ.SMALL.jpg Tommygun78 Disclaimer: Although I came up with this independently, a due diligence check quickly revealed that someone beat me to it a while ago (probably a lot of people). I am posting the idea here with quick instructions and key words to make it easier to find for people in general but I claim no credit. It...
By: Tommygun78

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 15:59:54 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 ...
By: 4WantofaNail

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/QV6I/IBTETTUO/F6OQV6IIBTETTUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/QV6I/IBTETTUO/F6OQV6IIBTETTUO.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Clean boot tread - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/M834/IBFRLZ2A/FA9M834IBFRLZ2A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/M834/IBFRLZ2A/FA9M834IBFRLZ2A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/M834/IBFRLZ2A/FA9M834IBFRLZ2A.SMALL.jpg agatornz I get back from hiking and the tread of my boots is invariable packed with compressed packages of the terrain we have been on... the scrubbing brush never takes it out, nor do the variety of " on hand tools" that reach for.. so at last i made the right tool...( sure i could use a screwdriver.. but...
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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/
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SMALL.jpg dtextor Well, the topic of down sleeping quilts is a bit polarizing. If you want to indulge yourself, there are tons of forum threads discussing it in all detail. In the end it's down to a question of preference. However, I will very briefly explain what it is.Basically a down quilt is a sleeping bag that i...
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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/
How to survive In The winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/BU9E/IANRWSX8/FTOBU9EIANRWSX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/BU9E/IANRWSX8/FTOBU9EIANRWSX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/BU9E/IANRWSX8/FTOBU9EIANRWSX8.SMALL.jpg taffy shark Surviving in the winter is one of the hardest ways to survive. The entire environment is trying to kill you, but Josh Taft will show you how to survive even the worst conditions. here are some things you should think about1. shelter2.Fire3. Water4. Food 5. Watch this video Shelter When it comes...
By: taffy shark

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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...
By: 4WantofaNail

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Thu, 28 May 2015 09:22:16 PDT