Instructables: exploring - outside - how - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:58:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Power a Flashlight With Fewer Batteries in an Emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-Flashlight-With-Fewer-Batteries-in-an-Emer/
Power a Flashlight With Fewer Batteries in an Emergency - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/OIYN/HXXHHVYI/FAVOIYNHXXHHVYI.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Don't let the zombie apocalypse or a power outage leave you in the dark. It's easier than you might think to keep your flashlight and other battery-operated devices running even without the proper number of batteries. When you've finished with this instructable feel free to check out my website and ...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:37 PDT
How to Throw Throwing Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Throw-Throwing-Knives/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:44:54 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Barefoot-Friendly-Bike-Pedals/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
How to make a Survival Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Survival-Bracelet-1/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:47:13 PST
DIY Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-DIY-PVC-Blowgun-And-Darts/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:10:34 PST
How To Make A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Knife-5/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:44:29 PST
How to make a Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Paracord-Bracelet-1/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:01:55 PST
How to Clean A Bolt Action Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-A-Bolt-Action-Rifle/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2007 14:24:22 PDT
How to Plan a Backpacking Trip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plan-a-Backpacking-Trip/
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 20:17:40 PDT
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-PVC-Water-Air-Vacuum-Pump/
How To Make A PVC Water / Air / Vacuum Pump! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/ND3K/HJZ85SGW/F7WND3KHJZ85SGW.SMALL.jpg The King of Random In this project you'll learn how to make a customizable PVC hand pump that will create vacuum suction, pump water, or compress air.  A pre-requisite to making the pump will be 2 homemade check valves.  You can learn how to make these cheap PVC check valves here! Watch the Video! WARNING:...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:09:17 PDT
Instant Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Hammock/
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Sun, 12 Nov 2006 03:51:57 PST
Make a Rip Stop Nylon Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rip-Stop-Nylon-Hammock/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:52:30 PDT
How To Paint A Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-A-Bike/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2009 09:05:52 PDT
Bow and Arrow for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-and-Arrow-for-Dummies/
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Sun, 25 May 2008 15:58:41 PDT
Compound Bow from PVC Pipe: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Compound-Bow-from-PVC-Pipe/
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:45:21 PST
Wakeboard Winch http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-Winch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Char-Cloth-With-A-Tuna-Can/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
How To Snowboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Snowboard/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2007 11:24:48 PDT
Homemade pepper spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pepper-spray/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 15:40:23 PDT
EDC: The pocket knife http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-The-pocket-knife/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:23:29 PDT
how to make a torch http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-torch-1/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 23:33:27 PDT
Extremely Loud Train Horn Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Train-Horn-Bicycle/
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 22:49:04 PDT
DIY Gas Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gas-Mask/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:49:25 PST
How to make a backyard igloo with powdery snow http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-igloo-on-a-snowy-day/
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 18:07:51 PST
Filling Sandbags the Easy way, with Sandbag Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Filling-Sandbags-the-Easy-way-with-Sandbag-Tubes/
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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 20:04:53 PDT