Instructables: exploring - outside - knife - camping http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:42:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to tie an extended two-strand Matthew Walker knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-an-extended-two-strand-Matthew-Walker-k/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/3PDO/HS18F337/FLM3PDOHS18F337.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The video demonstrates how to tie a two-strand and an extended/lengthened two-strand Matthew Walker knot, knots #s 776 and 777 in 'The Ashley Book of Knots'.  They can be made even longer, but I usually just keep them short with paracord lanyards/fob...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:43:44 PST
How To Make Feather Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Feather-Sticks/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:48:41 PST
Altoids Survival Fire Starting Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Fire-Starting-Tin/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 19:29:59 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
How to make a hot, long lasting campfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hot-long-lasting-campfire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/O5WC/HO22XYT3/FR5O5WCHO22XYT3.SMALL.jpg Assassin Tube We have made many of these already, to make sure it works for you guys, hope you enjoy :) Just incase the embedded video doesn't work heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQS_o_szCdY
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:06:00 PST
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Three http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/1DA3/HLIDBVMA/FX41DA3HLIDBVMA.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:59 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part Two http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/7CWX/HLIDBVM4/F0Q7CWXHLIDBVM4.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
How to Upgrade your Glock with Competition Springs Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-your-Glock-with-Competition-Springs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RUWW/HLIDBVLY/FFERUWWHLIDBVLY.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:42:13 PDT
How to Make a Camp Stove from Garbage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Stove-from-Garbage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/1A2D/HLIDBVKN/FQT1A2DHLIDBVKN.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:33:21 PDT
How To Mod H&R Single Shot 12 gauge Project part 2 spin off from Dave Canterbury http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mod-HR-Single-Shot-12-gauge-Project-part-2-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/L84F/HLIDBVIC/FC8L84FHLIDBVIC.SMALL.jpg able2survive Thanks for watching this video. If you want to see more of my videos check out these links… Website: http://able2survive.com/ YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/Able2SurviveCom Facebook https://www.facebook.com/able2survive
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 18:19:27 PDT
Two Bight Turk's Head Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Bight-Turks-Head-Paracord-Lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2JLX/H7430PLU/FTS2JLXH7430PLU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com  This video tutorial will show how to tie a Two-Bight Turk's-Head lanyard using about 5.5 feet of 550 paracord.  The Turk's Head part of the knot is described in 'The Ashley Book of Knots', knot #595.  I added the lanyard knot and loop o...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:58:23 PDT
How to tie a long 4 bight Turk's head knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-long-4-bight-Turks-head-knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/076I/H742FLL3/FLH076IH742FLL3.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  http://stormdrane.blogspot.com *Note that long Turk's head knots can take a lot of time, sometimes hours to complete, in gradually tightening up the knot and keeping it neat as you work, so anyone looking for a quick and easy project should look for smaller knots to t...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:12:18 PDT
How to make your own Machete http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Machete/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 18:50:25 PDT
Pocket Survival Kit (Not a Candy Tin!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Survival-Kit-Not-a-Candy-Tin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/3SGC/GT6ZDUJQ/FR53SGCGT6ZDUJQ.SMALL.jpg punkhead58 This is my entry for the Survival Skills Challenge, and my first Instructable. Here is my little utility/emergency* survival pouch that I carry while camping, hiking, and fishing. Now, I do all of these activities in nice weather (late spring-early fall), so I wanted a small, compact kit that would...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 15:32:56 PDT
"MI MACHETE".DIY "MACHETE". http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-MACHETE/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2011 17:49:56 PDT
Cross Knot Paracord Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Knot-Paracord-Lanyard/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 05:01:14 PDT
Make an EDC, and be prepared for anything. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-EDC-and-be-prepared-for-anything/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:50:53 PDT
Knorkoon: The All-in-One Travel Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Knorkoon-The-All-in-One-Travel-Utensil/
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 10:46:10 PST
Cobra Weave Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Corbra-Weave-Key-Fob/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:54:41 PDT
Cheap, easy home-made leather knife sheath from used leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-home-made-leather-knife-sheath-from-us/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:25:32 PST
How to Tie the Lanyard Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-the-Lanyard-Knot/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 15:07:51 PST
Horizontal Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Horizontal-Sheath/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 04:44:07 PDT
How to Build a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Knife/
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