Instructables: exploring - outside - outdoors - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:02:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bushcraft, Survival Kit For Extended Durations - Part 1 - Life Support Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Survival-Bushcraft-Kit-For-Extended-Durati/
Bushcraft, Survival Kit For Extended Durations - Part 1 - Life Support Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/UVYB/HTLEAKIK/FHHUVYBHTLEAKIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/UVYB/HTLEAKIK/FHHUVYBHTLEAKIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/UVYB/HTLEAKIK/FHHUVYBHTLEAKIK.SMALL.jpg Rkaynjehll This is not an EDC, BOB or anything else the elitists would put a name on. I decided to make an instructable on the kit I use out in the woods. I like the outdoors and use this quite a bit. It's always being improved and I wanted to post it up here and see what others may think of it. I have my ow...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 10:00:29 PDT
Paracord Hiking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Hiking-Belt/
Paracord Hiking Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ENXA/HS3GURKJ/F6WENXAHS3GURKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ENXA/HS3GURKJ/F6WENXAHS3GURKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ENXA/HS3GURKJ/F6WENXAHS3GURKJ.SMALL.jpg myeomans I enjoy hiking and being in nature but I hate having to cram my pockets full of the things that I like to have easy access to while out on the trails.  I created this simple system for quickly attaching and releasing my favortie tools onto my belt using paracord.  Check out the following steps to le...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:15:32 PST
Survival Kit Inside A Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Kit-Inside-A-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:14:56 PST
Paracord Whip! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Whip-1/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:24:21 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
Hydration Pack - Bite Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydration-Pack-Bite-Valve-Cover/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 11:15:18 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-An-Ultimate-Outdoor-Manly-FirePit-Complete-W/
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/8ALW/HNICTHXG/F798ALWHNICTHXG.SMALL.jpg RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
Primitive Fish Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Fish-Trap/
Primitive Fish Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/DSD2/HMMF6MIO/FQ5DSD2HMMF6MIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/DSD2/HMMF6MIO/FQ5DSD2HMMF6MIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/DSD2/HMMF6MIO/FQ5DSD2HMMF6MIO.SMALL.jpg ParkerMansel This is very easy to make and could possibly save your life in a survival situation. Collect Small Sticks The body of the trap will be made from a grouping of small sapplings, and branches. Depending on the size of your trap is how much wood you will need to collect and how long the pieces need t...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:14:07 PDT
Survival Bracelet - Cheap And Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-Cheap-And-Easy/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 06:18:16 PDT
Building my primitive camping truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-my-primitive-camping-truck/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:42:37 PDT
Creating A Bush Knife From An Old Hand File http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-Bush-Knife-From-An-Old-Hand-File/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:01:25 PDT
Creating A Portable Bug Out/Survival Tub 1.0 With Items Around Your Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-Portable-Bug-OutSurvival-Tub-10-With-It/
Creating A Portable Bug Out/Survival Tub 1.0 With Items Around Your Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DT2H/HKUDA7TR/FLLDT2HHKUDA7TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DT2H/HKUDA7TR/FLLDT2HHKUDA7TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/DT2H/HKUDA7TR/FLLDT2HHKUDA7TR.SMALL.jpg ktbman Many people have Bug Out Bags that are heavy, and impractical to the every day life style, luging these bags to work and in transit is not and option. This tutorial emphasizes creating a small low profile box that is not to chunky to stuff into the bottom of your every day carry bag, we will be crea...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:07:45 PDT
Let´s Quest !! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Quest-/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:56:18 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/7ZPD/HJ3698HD/FT77ZPDHJ3698HD.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hi I'm BudgetBugout and in this Instructable I show you my new and improved Altoids survival kit!  Although this kit is tailored to my specific needs and environment I believe that the basics of this kit are applicable to everyone!  Feel free to leave comments or suggestions so that we can learn fro...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
How to Navigate with a Map and Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Navigate-with-a-Map-and-Compass/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 22:29:28 PDT
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Trekking-pole-Blue-tarp-tent/
Trekking pole Blue tarp tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/H1ZX/HJKBU119/FLYH1ZXHJKBU119.SMALL.jpg Justinvent Whether you need a tent quick, want to lighten your pack or forgot your tent at home this Instructable is for you. The tarp tent is not my invention but hopefully this new pitching method will make lightweight tarp camping possible for more outdoorsmen.  This tent can be constructed using objects mo...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:11:33 PDT
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-cooking-simplicity-in-30-minutes-or-less/
Camping cooking simplicity in 30 minutes or less - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/F5AW/HJKBVMHI/F3SF5AWHJKBVMHI.SMALL.jpg babysaving Every time I go camping I struggle to keep it simple and organized. We're talking tent camping for the backpacker. I hate to pull out tubs of items. Let's keep it simple, people. That's where this instructable is applicable! Get yourself a bag Whether you go to the thrift store, dollar store or y...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 07:48:56 PDT
Sugru - Bike Chainstay Protector - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Bike-Chainstay-Protector/
Sugru - Bike Chainstay Protector - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/JIT5/HKZ9L0XC/FKEJIT5HKZ9L0XC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/JIT5/HKZ9L0XC/FKEJIT5HKZ9L0XC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/JIT5/HKZ9L0XC/FKEJIT5HKZ9L0XC.SMALL.jpg MobileMakerspace Cruising through all of the bike forums and other Instructables I have found some good ideas on how to make a DIY chainstay protector but most of them involve using an old tire tube, tape, or some wire which in my opinion really does not look that great. I decided to tear off the messy looking tape...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 08:42:40 PDT
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-harbor-freight-trailer-into-a-Kayak/
How to turn a harbor freight trailer into a Kayak/Camping trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/IZVB/HIUXGU77/FWCIZVBHIUXGU77.SMALL.jpg Frkzila This is my first instructable but I have posted this on some kayak forums with positive feedback so I wanted to post it here and enter it into the outdoors competition. I wanted a trailer I could haul our three kayaks on and our camping gear but all the trailers I found for purchase were $1000 plus....
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:29:02 PDT
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Extract-Clean-Drinkable-Water-From-Plants/
Extract Clean, Drinkable Water From Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/W3FV/HI3U4JEW/F7VW3FVHI3U4JEW.SMALL.jpg M3G Water is the most important thing if you are stuck in the wilderness. Sure, food is important too, but you can live for a while without it; you can't survive more than a few days without water. Unfortunately, in many environments there is either a lack of water, or the water is unsafe to drink. Fort...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 10:05:31 PDT
Paiute Deadfall Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Paiute-Deadfall-Trap-1/
Paiute Deadfall Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3C5P/HHS9W0ZG/FHN3C5PHHS9W0ZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3C5P/HHS9W0ZG/FHN3C5PHHS9W0ZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3C5P/HHS9W0ZG/FHN3C5PHHS9W0ZG.SMALL.jpg Listen to the Band We all need to eat, but the problem is getting it. Sure, we can survive on pine needle tea, but for how long before we need meat? Here's the answer: a deadfall trap made from mostly natural materials. It was invented and made by the Paiute tribe, and I'm carrying on their tradition here. Please note...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 19:22:13 PDT
Pond Shade from Salvaged Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Pond-Shade-from-Salvaged-Materials/
Pond Shade from Salvaged Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/HJZM/HHMI50V9/FVZHJZMHHMI50V9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/HJZM/HHMI50V9/FVZHJZMHHMI50V9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/HJZM/HHMI50V9/FVZHJZMHHMI50V9.SMALL.jpg hherzog I have a small pond made from a 280 gallon stock watering tank. It receives full sun all day, and, with roughly 10 goldfish and koi, is highly susceptible to string algae, despite weekly cleanings and a homemade filter for the pump. Having built a pond pergola for our 1800 gallon pond in the back, w...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 19:43:02 PDT
How to make a bait-bucket rod holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bait-bucket-rod-holder/
How to make a bait-bucket rod holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/CVZ2/HH2VM214/FHPCVZ2HH2VM214.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/CVZ2/HH2VM214/FHPCVZ2HH2VM214.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/CVZ2/HH2VM214/FHPCVZ2HH2VM214.SMALL.jpg Velociraptor010 This is a bait bucket rod holder. It combines the convenience of a rod holder with the functionality of a bait bucket. The water and bait in the bucket functions as a weight to hold down the rod when a large fish hooks on , ensuring you don't lose your catch.  This is a picture of the final product....
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Wed, 29 May 2013 14:30:18 PDT
Building the $2 Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-2-Birdhouse/
Building the $2 Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/G7FQ/FQPTZNYV/FSTG7FQFQPTZNYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/G7FQ/FQPTZNYV/FSTG7FQFQPTZNYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/G7FQ/FQPTZNYV/FSTG7FQFQPTZNYV.SMALL.jpg cheapchuck I have built many of these $2 birdhouses as gifts. The basis of the $2 birdhouse is a 6" wide Dog Eared Cedar Picket, which comes in 5 and 6 foot lengths. The cheaper 5 foot picket will be enough to build one birdhouse and typically sells for less than $2. Please make sure your picket has not bee...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2009 19:51:28 PST
How to make a tire swing! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tire-swing/
How to make a tire swing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/02LI/FGXS2K1I/F4J02LIFGXS2K1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/02LI/FGXS2K1I/F4J02LIFGXS2K1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/02LI/FGXS2K1I/F4J02LIFGXS2K1I.SMALL.jpg adlabens This explains how to build a tire swing. On the surface, a simple tire with a rope would seem to be a good tire swing. After all, it worked for us when we were children. But, these days, just tying a rope to a tire is not good enough. For purchased play sets, tires are now mounted horizontally i...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2008 21:14:54 PDT
Paracord Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Necklace/
Paracord Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UDBE/GO6VAV03/F5GUDBEGO6VAV03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UDBE/GO6VAV03/F5GUDBEGO6VAV03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/UDBE/GO6VAV03/F5GUDBEGO6VAV03.SMALL.jpg chewy3939 This is a necklace I made from 550 paracord. I had seen some necklaces that people made but they all seamed to big or not practical. I wanted something like a Phiten. So I searched the internet for a weave and came up with the 4 Strand Round Weave. I had never seen a paracord necklace made this way ...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2011 13:39:54 PDT
How to use a quick release/metal shackle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-quick-releasemetal-shackle/
How to use a quick release/metal shackle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3MB5/HD4VDGYW/FDW3MB5HD4VDGYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3MB5/HD4VDGYW/FDW3MB5HD4VDGYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/3MB5/HD4VDGYW/FDW3MB5HD4VDGYW.SMALL.jpg sgfidlin In this instructable I will show you how to use a quick release. Materials -metal shackle -string/rope depending on how much weight you have on it. -chain -scissors  Shackle Tie the string/rope around the thing you want to drop. Then take the pin out of the shackle. Put the string, tied to w...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 08:15:13 PST
Protect your blade in a wooden sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Protect-your-blade-in-a-wooden-sheath/
Protect your blade in a wooden sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CXMA/HCJOB2EJ/FA2CXMAHCJOB2EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CXMA/HCJOB2EJ/FA2CXMAHCJOB2EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/CXMA/HCJOB2EJ/FA2CXMAHCJOB2EJ.SMALL.jpg djokimaki A friend of mine gave me a rusty old boning knife and I thought it would serve very well as a fillet knife. I cleaned it up and built a new handle from a deer antler for it. As I admired it, I thought about building a sheath to protect it; as well as trying to make an Instructable at the same time. ...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 15:00:06 PST
How to Choose the Right Survival Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Choose-the-Right-Survival-Knife/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2011 04:29:13 PDT
Altoids Tin Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Survival-Kit-2/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 07:21:21 PST
EXTREMELY Simple "Air Conditioning" http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTREMELY-Simple-Air-Conditioning/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2011 16:53:35 PDT
How To Tie A Sheep Shank Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Sheep-Shank-Knot/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:52:59 PST
How to make an epic, heated snowfort http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-epic-heated-snowfort/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:24:34 PST
Portable AKTA style target for knife and tomahawk throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-AKTA-style-target-for-knife-and-tomahawk-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/VSUD/HAOPM0LM/FW9VSUDHAOPM0LM.SMALL.jpg shodai-soke A.  Official  American Knife Throwing Alliance (AKTA) Target description: Five targets will be mounted perpendicular to the thrower, (e.g., against a wall or backstop), like the “five” on a domino or die piece.  The top of the upper left and right targets are 67 inches from the ground. The bottom of...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:39:51 PST
Cobra Weave Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/Corbra-Weave-Key-Fob/
Cobra Weave Key Fob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/01GR/G79D467C/FI101GRG79D467C.SMALL.jpg tevers94 You may have seen my instructables on paracord bracelets, well this is the same design with a few variations.  I used to reach in my pockets and have to search for my keys.  Now i reach in and go right for the key fob.  These can be all one color, or multi colored.  Supplies -6ft of gutted parac...
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 17:54:41 PDT
How to Build a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Knife/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 11:18:35 PST
PVC iPad holder and mount for tent camping http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-iPad-holder-and-mount-for-tent-camping/
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 20:11:20 PDT
DIY Pool Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pool-Filter/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:59:17 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
Inexpensive Skiing / Snowboarding Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Skiing-Snowboarding-Gloves/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 11:04:24 PST
Easy woven paracord belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-woven-paracord-belt/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 09:43:50 PST
How to Clean a Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Fish-1/
How to Clean a Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/N1ST/GU7F396B/F92N1STGU7F396B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/N1ST/GU7F396B/F92N1STGU7F396B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/N1ST/GU7F396B/F92N1STGU7F396B.SMALL.jpg kategarfin As a beginner fisherman or fisherwoman, it is easy to get into the excitement of reeling in an 8 pound wallet, or fighting back and forth with a Northern. What happens after you make the catch? The following instructions will give you a basic look at how to fillet and prepare a fish for cooking. No ...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:53:00 PDT
How to repair your boots using sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-your-boots-using-sugru/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 10:55:58 PDT
Better Sterno Alternative http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Sterno-Alternative/
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 13:17:15 PDT
Celtic Button Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Celtic-Button-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/BJOZ/GPVF2E6U/FZQBJOZGPVF2E6U.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to tie a Celtic Button Knot, using a length of paracord for the demonstration.  The 'Celtic Button Knot' looks similar to the 'Lanyard Knot', but is tied along a single strand of cord instead of using two strands. They can be useful as decorative stopper/terminal knots.  Th...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 04:55:24 PDT
Aquaglove http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaglove/
Aquaglove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/2IL3/F4NIBBB4/FZ52IL3F4NIBBB4.SMALL.jpg tz1_1zt On a sunny summers days, what can be more fun that inflating things with water. This instructable shows how to create a massive water filled aquaglove. We then introduce a Dachshund and watch the Aquaglove burst. There's a longer video in step5, and also more freeze frame images showing the aquaglov...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 10:19:36 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
Design and Build a Full Tang Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Build-a-Full-Tang-Knife/
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 18:34:03 PDT
Predicting the Weather with Clouds http://www.instructables.com/id/Predicting-Weather-with-Clouds/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 11:04:41 PDT
Survival Bracelet II http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-II/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 18:29:10 PST