Instructables: exploring - outside - make - featured Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:48:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Trolleyswing
Trolleyswing - More DIY How To Projects]]> jos.vandamme.3 With this instructable I show you how to make a swing that also functions as a trolley! Material list 4 eyebolts 2 wheels, distance between the screwholes is 5 cm 2 buckels, 70mm rope, 20m long and 6mm thick hardwood multiplex 12mm broomsticks wood glue (standard 4 ) saw...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 06:07:03 PST
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> Von Malegowski I show how to make a very simple alcohol burning soda can stove. This stove works well for boiling water and can be made with common materials that you probably already have. The great thing about aluminum can stoves is that many modifications can be made to make them even better. For example you ca...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
$100 Hardware Store Sailboat
$100 Hardware Store Sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain Robert Best weekend project ever!Build a sailboat for $100 with easy-to-find parts! Grab your notepad and take notes, this video Instructable is information-dense! Here's the list of things to buy/find/scavenge (parentheses is where I got the item) One Inflatable twi...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:49:27 PDT
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals
Barefoot Friendly Bike Pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G In the summer I try to go without shoes as much as possible. There's something liberating about having your bare feet in direct contact with the ground. There are benefits to being barefoot too; walking around barefoot also stimulates the flexibility and mobility of your foot, and results in a more ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:02:57 PDT
Split Stick Deadfall Trap
Split Stick Deadfall Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G When lost in the wilderness, food is the fuel that keeps you going, and meat is one of the best fuels you can get. However, getting said meat isn't always easy. That's where the split stick deadfall comes in. In my opinion this is the easiest deadfall trap to set up and deploy. Unlike a Figure 4 dea...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:15:03 PDT
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow!
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> EyeWander I am an Outdoor Photographer who tends to use creativity rather then Spending. Often while outside outside it could suddenly rain so, I wanted to further protect my equipment. I already use a sling bag that has a cover and a weatherproof cover for my camera while in extreme Rain or Snow but I wanted...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat Dave Hax This video guide shows you how to make a simple model pop pop steam boat out of a few household items. Great fun craft idea. Items needed are: 1 Drinks Can 1 Juice Carton 2 Straws Blu-Tack
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 12:32:05 PDT
How to make a totally sweet jump.
How to make a totally sweet jump. - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrewt I want to take my little motorcycle off a sweet jump. This is a quasi-scientific (structurally sound, anyway) way to make a totally awesome ramp that you can launch off of with your bike or small motorcycle.   Leaning a piece of plywood on a milk crate is good and all, but as I am an adult with hea...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:26:14 PDT
Basketball hoop
Basketball hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> CRAZYCREATOR187 Like basketball & want a hoop? I did but I didn't want to buy one. I looked on instructables only to find there wasn't any. So I made this. It is a fairly cheap way of making a ring especially if you have some stuff lying around. let's start building. Please tell me of any spelling or measurement ...

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Sat, 12 Dec 2009 01:26:40 PST
Wakeboard Winch
Wakeboard Winch - More DIY How To Projects]]> cmcqueen321            1- What did you make? (Tell the story of what you made and how it works. Why did you use the tools and materials you selected?)  I created a wakeboard winch. A winch is a machine that reals in a long rope rapidly with enough power to dra...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:22:04 PDT
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can
How To Make Char Cloth With A Tuna Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random I sacrificed my kids clothes and a can of tuna to make some high quality fire starter!  Here's how to make a great batch of Char-Cloth to add to your emergency kit. Watch The Video! WARNING: This project should not be attempted without adult supervision and adequate...
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier
Hack your messenger bag to make a bike pannier - More DIY How To Projects]]> grammers I have a couple of messenger bags that I don't use very often (coincidentally, i also live in San Francisco). After some doctor-says so, I decided to lighten the load on my back and shoulders so I converted the bag to a pannier.  The whole process took about 1 hour and cost me less than $30.  The pr...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 21:45:32 PST
Knives SelkeyMoonbeam Knives can be useful, beautiful, deadly, and necessary. Here is a collection of some of the best knife-related Instructables: how to make your own, how to clean and sharpen it, how to use it, and how to put it away. For more knife-related Instructables, check out the Knife channel in Outside. nul...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:21:02 PDT
Simple Yogurt Pot Bird Feeder
Simple Yogurt Pot Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> NXTHacker Welcome to this Instructable, you will be guided on how to make your very own yogurt pot bird feeder easily:) Now lets begin... You will need: Yogurt pot (or desert pot), scissors, string, bamboo skewer, and something sharp and pointy (screwdriver, but use a drill if you have one!) Step 1 Cut ...
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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:16:38 PDT
how to make a charcloth-maker
how to make a charcloth-maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> rallekralle how to make a charcloth-maker im not responseble for anything you do whith this thing the stuff you need beer can wide can high can scissors tealight cotton cloth takeout take out the parrafin from the "cup" save the cup, its the part you will need use the scissors or a knife t...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:41:32 PDT
Camo in a Can
Camo in a Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch If you're a hunter or just a red neck, camoflauge something in your ilfe is must. This is my husband's manly anniversary present, or "Man-iversary" present, as he likes to call it. You will need a weekend and some elbow grease for starters. Gather your supplies You will need: -A vehicle or any...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 13:41:29 PDT
Extremely Loud Train Horn Bicycle
Extremely Loud Train Horn Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheChadster   So you want to be loud? You want to make a statement? You want to scare the crap out people? A train horn will do the trick. Do you want to stand out in the process? Than a bike with a train horn attached will defiantly do the trick!  So you may be aski...
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Sun, 1 Apr 2012 22:49:04 PDT
Knife Making
Knife Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> Batryn Disclaimers: Knife making is dangerous, I'm not responsible if you get hurt. Also, know your laws, and don't make anything illegal. I'm not responsible for anything that happens as a consequence of you reading this.  This is a personal project of mine, and when I finished, I thought, why not make a...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:28:47 PST
Make Char Cloth
Make Char Cloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> Graywolf In this entry I will show you how to make char cloth which will aid you in fire starting the primitive way. Make the char tin You need a tin of some sort it just hast to be a closeable tin that is kinda air tight like a tin of mints or maby a altoid can. When you get your tin you need to punch a ...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT
How to Tie the Most Useful Knot in the World (Bowline) [HD Video Tutorial] NightHawkInLight This is a short video to help those who have seen many of my past videos where I use a bowline knot. This is the most useful knot you will ever learn. It will not slip when in use, and comes undone easily even after being tightened under thousands of pounds. Throughout history the bowline has been ...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:01:31 PDT
Altoids Portable BBQ !!
Altoids Portable BBQ !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> =SMART= I love BBQ's, and upon deciding i needed to be able to grill anything anywhere i created this pocket-sized grill.This tiny grill would be very useful if you were out fishing for example, you could catch some little fish and then grill them for lunch! The possibilities are endless..probablyIf you mat...

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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 15:52:22 PDT
Complete Tandem Bike Build
Complete Tandem Bike Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> B4SEC4MP This is a true tandem bike build. From two bikes to one. No shortcuts. If this is what you've been looking for... here are my tips, tricks, mistakes and advice. If this doesn't seem like your cup of tea... consider it anyway! This project is a great opportunity to get creative, learn some great sk...

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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:32:38 PST
Make Your Own Tarp Tents
Make Your Own Tarp Tents - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matin Use blue tarps to make tents. Materials needed: Materials needed: blue tarps, poles: 2" by 2" lumber, bamboo, or saplings, string, stakes (1” by 2” by 18” sharpened lumber or samplings). Make a modle: Look at the photos and make a paper model of the tent you want to make.Use ...
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Thu, 4 May 2006 16:32:41 PDT
How to Make a Skateboard
How to Make a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> PAPAROACH i'm going to show you people how to make a skatebaord, tell you the materials you need and where to get the materials. (MATERIALS) 1. venner (hard rock maple for the wood go to 2. tiebond glue 3 ultimite glue 3. molded press 4. jig saw or band saw (if you have one) 5....

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Tue, 22 Sep 2009 11:27:40 PDT
Make your own 29er Bicycle!
Make your own 29er Bicycle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mntbkrguy The pictures aren't the best because I never intended on making an Instructable but here goes.I have wanted a 29er mountain bike for a while and stumbled across an old Trek 720 hybrid that I was going to just fix up to make into a commuter bike but was inspired. I had many parts around my shop and w...
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Tue, 12 May 2009 10:14:23 PDT
Chuck's No Weld Recumbent Bike
Chuck's No Weld Recumbent Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> chuckdiesel I've gotten into bikes pretty heavily as of late and recently I was inspired to build a recumbent bike. When I started researching I found several people had done it without welding. I thought what a great idea, a no weld bike. (A zero dollar no weld bike) I soon found out, to do it this way you en...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2008 20:47:03 PDT
How to Forge a Throwing Knife
How to Forge a Throwing Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vendigroth I didn't win the race to post the first forged knife on the site, so i'll have to settle for second best. rocketscientist2105 posted "i want to try making a throwing knife (bascically a rod with the end flatend, no sharpening nesscicary). Can I use rebar instead of a car spring?" on jtobako's knife ...
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:19:44 PDT
Lowrider chopper bike, made of old bikes
Lowrider chopper bike, made of old bikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> themakeclass In this Instructable you can see how to make a cool chopper/lowrider bike the cheapest way with some old bikes. Watch the bike down below, I just made it with two old bikes and some iron pipes.I got the idea from another Instructable, watch the link below:
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:55:22 PDT
How To Make Custom Handlebar Bar Ends!
How To Make Custom Handlebar Bar Ends! - More DIY How To Projects]]> super_man Are you tired of taking samples of Earth out the ground, or wasting time looking for them crap plastic ones? Well look no further because I can tell you how to make your own custom bar ends like these: What you need! What you will need:Aluminium rod as with the diameter your bar ends to be (you ...
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Wed, 7 May 2008 10:52:36 PDT
How to make a knife sharpener coolbeansbaby68 I could never sharpen a knife worth a beans so this is my first attempt of making my own. It works pretty good. I have plans of making another one .
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 21:54:11 PDT
IR Detector
IR Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> comodore In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple infra red (IR) detector. When your TV stops responding to the remote it is hard to tell if the TV is broken or the remote doesn't work. With this little pocket-sized gadget you will know. Spying has become more and more accessible to the a...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 14:22:40 PDT
The best bait of the world - minnow plug
The best bait of the world - minnow plug - More DIY How To Projects]]> msolek body find the piece of linden (dry) shape like this: wire incision make 2 incisions and mount wire weight make weight hole "wheel" ?? :-) make "wheel" from old CD, glue weight, wire and "wheel" ( sorry my english) :P Painting .... Test and my little production Finisch...
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Fri, 18 Jan 2008 13:14:45 PST
Instant Hammock
Instant Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson Here's how to make a hammock in a minute from a sheet or any big piece of cloth. It's the simplest method from my "Instant Hammock" article in Make Magazine Issue #9.I used the program "Avd Video Processor" to make these animated gifs from video.Now on Know How! Click on the steps above for more de...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2006 03:51:57 PST
Hummingbirds: Feeder, Food, & More!!/
Hummingbirds: Feeder, Food, & More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> technick29 A hummingbird is one of the coolest creatures on Earth. It's wings can beat between 10 to 80 times per second, depending on the size, and their heartbeats range from 100 beats per minute in slower birds to 1200 beats per minute in faster ones. In this Instructable, we're going to take a look at hu...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 20:51:52 PDT