Instructables: exploring - outside - paracord - featured Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:47:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Paracord Mug Handle
Paracord Mug Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> jonandjulie Say you just dropped one of your only mugs and the handle broke off, or maybe you just despise your dull mug handle. What can you do to fix this? That's simple, you can make your very own handle out of one of the most usable items out there, Paracord!Paracord is a versatile item that you see people...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 06:08:10 PDT
tree net
tree net - More DIY How To Projects]]> bomboy Hello all, I have another tree net inscrutable for you! This tree net design is "permanently" attached to the tree branches unlike the triple tree net design. This design has no knots on the inner section for maximum comfort. These nets are permanently attached to the branches they are safer to rig ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 16:05:39 PDT
Paracord Bracelet Without Buckles!
Paracord Bracelet Without Buckles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> primitive Finn This bracelet is a great thing to do outside with some friends on a sunny day or even inside on a rainy day. This bracelet is also a useful survival tool carrying around 3 meters of paracord. All it uses is paracord, no buckles needed! Making it a quick 30 minute project. :)This is my first instruct...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:49:27 PDT
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock
Tarpaulin and Paracord Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> monky535 There are many hammock instructables of varying complexities this is a very simple method. This is not necessarily better than any others but I find it is often a good idea to have multiple ways of doing the same thing so I thought I would share my way of making a hammock on instructables. This met...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:37:19 PDT
Double Strand Diamond Paracord Knot (tutorial)
Double Strand Diamond Paracord Knot (tutorial) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlp_pfeil Supplies To start off, you will need a key ring and a strand of Paracord, you can cut a new piece or excess cord you cut off a bracelet or whatever else. Starting Off Find the middle of the cord and place it on the key ring like so in the picture above. Looping Then make a loop with on...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:49:42 PDT
Paracord Cow Hitch & Buckle Bracelet
Paracord Cow Hitch & Buckle Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> micky1000 I saw a request for instructions on how to make this bracelet. I hope this helps. Items you will need. For this bracelet you will need 550 paracord, a plastic buckle (1/2" or 5/8"), measuring device, cutting device, and a lighter. Cut the cord. Take about 2 feet of one color, and 2 feet of a s...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 18:51:53 PDT
Triple tree hammock
Triple tree hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> bomboy Hello all! If you've seen Tentsile hammocks like the Stingray, vista and the connect tree tent you wanted it from the minute you saw it. I mean look at the pictures on the website how does that not look awesome? but unfortunately I wasn't in love with the price. being broke I have little money to sp...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:43:14 PDT
Turn Hardware (Hex Nuts) into Jewelry
Turn Hardware (Hex Nuts) into Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimmychakarji This tutorial will show you how to turn ordinary hex nuts into a extraordinary peace of homemade jewelryRecycling or upcycling unusual objects &/or materials combined with paracord can create unique items of jewelryWear it next to your other stainless steel/silver jewelry Even if you're not familiar...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:26:08 PDT
Rainbow Bracelet
Rainbow Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimmychakarji In this instructable I will show you how to make a rainbow bracelet made of paracord Is fun and easy to make, looks great, and it's also a good way to make use of your paracord leftovers At its most basic reduction, the rainbow is an amalgamation of light - a perfect harmonic combination which produ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 12:47:42 PDT
How to Knot a Butterfly by Macrame
How to Knot a Butterfly by Macrame - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShirCraftalot Body and wings are made with the macrame square knot, and the head is a 2 strand diamond knot.Based on the butterfly in JD Lenzen's book: Paracord Critters: Animal Shaped Knots and Tiesfrom: I wasn't patient enough for th...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:45:09 PDT
Paracord Medical Alert Bracelet
Paracord Medical Alert Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> NomadHobbyist A medical alert bracelet is a bracelet that is worn if a person with a pre-existing condition, such as diabetes, asthma, heart problems, falls unconscious due to that condition. When paramedics arrive, they will use the bracelet to help the person recover. They can also be used as Medical ID bracele...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:21:28 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> sesb2120 DIY tyvek stuff sackNeed:1 tyvek envelopePair of scissorsRopeCord locksBraided fishing lineNeedle with large eyeSafety pins Envelope Start with a tyvek envelope. Cut off the flap. Cut Cut a 1 inch slit down one of the top sides. This is where your rope will come out when the stuff sack is fin...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
Nail Katana
Nail Katana - More DIY How To Projects]]> extense This instructable will show you how to make a fully functionnal miniature blade as well as a miniature scabbard - the former from an ordinary iron nail, and the latter from a strip aluminium can. Although not technically a true katana, I thought I'd use the name anyway. Why?Because I can now call it...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:31:28 PDT
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack
Hudson's Bay Survival Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G If you get stranded in the wilderness, you most likely want your hands free. This is an extremely quick and simple to make pack for carrying your outdoor essentials. It is ultralight, water resistant, made from relatively easy-to-find materials (the hardest part will be locating the fabric), and ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:10:13 PDT
The Medic a Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid.
The Medic a Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> wpage1 A life and death situation could happen at anytime and any place. Having a first-aid kit within arm’s reach is an impossible expectation. The idea behind this bracelet is to provide some of the basic emergency essentials in one every day carry bracelet.Learn how to make your own First-Aid Paracord B...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 15:26:30 PST
Bug Out Survival Bracelet
Bug Out Survival Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> wpage1 A standard paracord bracelet can be useful in regards to the cordage it provides while being an every day carry(wear). Let's face it though, when left stranded on the road during an EMP, lost in the woods from a weekend hike, or up the creek with out a paddle; you're gonna need more than some 550lb ...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:12:58 PST
Paracord Carabiner PVC Spool
Paracord Carabiner PVC Spool - More DIY How To Projects]]> hasselhoph This is a cool-looking way to carry paracord. Not only does it provide easy access, but the carabiner and spool gives some mass, so this makes a great throwing line for hanging a bear bag, pitching an overhead tarp, or for boating.Stormdrane inspired this design. He used a piece of PVC sawed in ha...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:16:15 PST
How to make a Paracord "David's Sling"
How to make a Paracord "David's Sling" - More DIY How To Projects]]> liakparker Israel's king, David, forever memorialized the true "underdog" story when he used an ancient weapon common to the poor folk to slay the Philistine's 10 ft. giant named Goliath. How can a braided piece of string be so lethal as to slay a seasoned warrior? Read along and follow this instructable, and ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:53:20 PST
The Simple and Clean Way to Finish a Paracord Belt
The Simple and Clean Way to Finish a Paracord Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chromius Often, finishing off a paracord belt is the hardest part of the project. Some methods involve re-threading cords back through the belt, but typically they can be bulky at the end and lack a tapered finish.To remedy this, I created this method.Once you are done weaving your paracord belt (there are s...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:24:17 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Katie Vallis Learn how to make flashing LED paracord bracelets to make sure you can be seen! You will need... To make your LED paracord bracelet you will need the following things:ParacordTape measureScissorsLighterAn LED wrist band of some sort Measure Your Paracord To make an 8" bracelet you will need ap...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Paracord Wallet (v.4.0)
Paracord Wallet (v.4.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> BLACKbanana26 In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a wallet out of paracord! This design has a top fold for holding bills and two card pockets on the sides. My pockets ended up a bit small, but don't let that discourage you. This is actually the third type of paracord wallet that I've made, but it...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:51:53 PST
Paracord Gecko/ Lizard
Paracord Gecko/ Lizard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Puffpuffbam In this instructible I will be showing you how to make a paracord and nut gecko I saw on youtube. For this instructible you will need 38 inches of paracord and 46 1/2 nuts. Note I will be using different colors of paracord so it will be easier to explain. Getting Started First find the middle pa...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:15:46 PST
BirdSaver - More DIY How To Projects]]> Henge Watching the birdfeeders outside our window is a relaxing pastime, but the birds themselves are very precious to my wife and I. This is why it was so concerning to us when a Pine Grosbeak crashed into the glass after being spooked (don't worry, after 45 minutes of rehab in a straw-filled bucket, she...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:29:41 PST
How to make a Wide Solomon bar BELT
How to make a Wide Solomon bar BELT - More DIY How To Projects]]> Makos84 Hi there fellas, here Makos84 for a new tutorial ! I hope enjoy you all ;)Today i'll show you how to create a Wide Solomon bar BELT. I want to specify that i made by myself this belt some days ago, and i use for this tutorial the remaining cord for explain how to tie the knots, with a different buck...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:28:23 PST
Paracable, the Paracord Charging Cable
Paracable, the Paracord Charging Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Spaceman Spiff USB Charging cables, we all have them. Likely, you have many of them just sitting around collecting dust. If you're like most, yours is either a white or black boring length of plastic and metal. Why settle for blah, when you could be winning with your very own paracord cable? This project is che...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:28:24 PST
Paracord Beer-holder
Paracord Beer-holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonaKeizer For my first instructable I am taking part in the paracord challenge. I designed something decorative and useful: the paracord beer-holder. Besides showing off your decorative craftsmanship, it is a practical way to keep your (spare) beer close and both hands free for other things in outdoor activit...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:51:20 PST
How to create a paracord watch band
How to create a paracord watch band - More DIY How To Projects]]> Makos84 Hi everybody, here Makos84 and i'll show you how to create a paracord watch band.When my old watch band was gone, i desire to have something different, and so i decide to create it by my own , with a new style, but in paracord!It's very confortable to use, especially for the fact that you can easly ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 06:12:21 PST
Paracord hammer holder
Paracord hammer holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> _AJ_ During i build my house, there was something i had really missed. So i thought about creating a hammer holder by myself. This tool is really helpfull and it is a good alternative to the conventional hammer holders. Materials and tools Materials:Paracord 550 type III / color: electric blue / 173 c...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:24:59 PST
Paracord Soft Shackle
Paracord Soft Shackle - More DIY How To Projects]]> granthvv Soft shackles are made to be a strong, lightweight alternative to carabiners. Various uses can range from securing items to a backpack pack, or suspending a hammock. Because the soft shackles are made out of cord they are lighter than carabiners, and they take up less room. Gathering Materials Yo...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:54:09 PST
Easy Paracord Tie Down
Easy Paracord Tie Down - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alnaildriver Mechanical tie down straps are handy but are not as flexible or adaptable as a length of paracord. The trick with rope or cord as a tie down is to construct a series of knots that are secure but are still easy untie. I find the classic trucker's hitch a bit difficult so have put together my own ve...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:40:10 PST
"paracord to go" Altoids kit
"paracord to go" Altoids kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> mine_master5872 This is a small Altoids kit i put together for making paracord bracelet on the go. Hope you enjoy! What you need These are some of the things you need:1.Zippo2.Key ring3.Small buckle4.Pocket knife5.Paracord Putting it together First, put your key ring in the top left corner and then put your z...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:36:35 PST
Tie One On! The (Para) Cord of Many Uses
Tie One On! The (Para) Cord of Many Uses - More DIY How To Projects]]> gizmologist It's Not Just For Parachutes Anymore!I first encountered "paracord," more properly known as 550 line, in 1980, when I decided to take up skydiving.Ooh, baby, where have you been all my life? Waitaminnit, different story. I met my future husband while skydiving, too.In those days, student skydivers w...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 02:24:58 PST
Paracord Deployment Bag
Paracord Deployment Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lextone I was first introduced to Paracord back in the early 80's in the Civil Air Patrol. Been hooked ever since. Now, yes, the Paracord bracelet is a very cool idea in principal, but I have never been convinced it is the best way to carry paracord with you. I have worn my bracelet for over 11 years now, a...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 10:21:20 PST
Paracord Flashlight Grip.
Paracord Flashlight Grip. - More DIY How To Projects]]> KLethal Get a grip on things. Materials needed Flash light small and 2 pieces of paracord each 5 foot long. Melt ends Burning ends will keep from fraying.. Start the " boondoggle " weave.. Find the middles of both strands and cross them at middle point. Widen the crossing to put flashlight in. Tig...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 22:00:00 PST
How to Make a Fishing Lure From Paracord
How to Make a Fishing Lure From Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paravival Throughout this Instructable I will show you how to make a fishing lure out of paracord. When in a survival situation knowing how to take apart your paracord gear and use it for survival is important. After all, why else would you wear paracord gear if you don't know how to use it in a survival situ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:28:50 PST
Jingle Bells with Paracord
Jingle Bells with Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> adker27 Hi, this is my first Instructable, I hope you all enjoy it. My daughter loves to ring bells and I wanted to make her some fun and safer bells to play with. Yes, you can "buy" similar things but why would you? Now because the handle is Paracord it is soft and flexible, so when your 3 year old hits yo...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:23:36 PST
Hunter Knife Paracord sheath
Hunter Knife Paracord sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> G-mo This is an idea for those good knifes with cheap sheaths, this one uses 25 ft of 550 paracord. Get the inside cover I used the one that comes with the original cheap sheath, because is a kind of hard rubberized plastic, if you have to make one has to be 1" longer than blade. Make the starting...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:23:17 PST
Paracord Bracelet Pattern
Paracord Bracelet Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arrowhead82 Hello! This instructable is going to be about a paracord weave I discovered when I messed up a survival bracelet. This is just the weave, so I'm sure some of you DIYers out there could find tons of cool uses for this. I have made bracelets, chokers, lanyards, and other stuff, so feel free to modify ...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 07:29:00 PST
Paracord Poppy For Remembrance Day
Paracord Poppy For Remembrance Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> macdaddy256 A paracord poppy started from a modification of a basic flat knot. You'll need a bit of experience with general knotting for this - working with paracord, 'dressing' knots, and tying the basic stopper, square sinnet, and a multi-strand stopper of your choice. ABOK (Ashley Book Of Knots) reference nu...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:33:50 PST
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull
Tactical Paracord Zipper Pull - More DIY How To Projects]]> hbomb9000 This is a super simple, but useful way to make tactical zipper pulls out of paracord, heat shrink tubing, and a bit of fire.The benefit of this zipper pull design is that it's silent - no jingling or jangling as you walk along. Additionally, the heat shrink keeps everything nice and tight against th...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:43:07 PDT
Glowing Paracord Bracelet
Glowing Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> ScoutDadNC I have seen some of these on various sites, so I decided to make my own. It can work as an extra safety device when walking in the dark. Since Halloween is upon us, maybe make some for your little ones and help to keep them safe. Supplies Here are some supplies that you will need.1 - LED light ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:50:19 PDT
Truck bed tuck bed
Truck bed tuck bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmcarthur3 basic diy on fitting and storing a foam matress in a truck bed things needed for project. A truck. A foam mattress or mattress topper. some paracord ... or rope. and something that will work as a latch or hook. Something to cut the foam with. I used a very sharp knife and a Utility blade. first...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:02:23 PDT
Easy Paracord Bracelet - Advanced Cobra
Easy Paracord Bracelet - Advanced Cobra - More DIY How To Projects]]> wildchildhunter That bracelet is very easy to make but is clearly an eye-catcher!Instead of the thin cord you can use normal Paracord as well!Difficulty: easyMaterial-usage: less Step 1: Material For a normal cobra-bracelet I use about 8 feet of black Paracord. Maybe you should use more 'cause my wrist is very t...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:04:21 PDT
Two-Pronged Hunting Spear
Two-Pronged Hunting Spear - More DIY How To Projects]]> grayjay In this Instructable, I am going to show you how to make a two-pronged hunting spear. This type of spear can be used for all sorts of smaller game, but is best for small aquatic animals such as frogs and fish. Materials- The material you will need:- knife - cord or thick string, such as paracord-...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Minimalist Survival Slingshot
Minimalist Survival Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Noble_Knight The handle was junk on my F16 Daisy slingshot, so I decided it was time to upgrade to a more survival friendly grip. I didn't want to go overboard but rather keep the functionality of the slingshot in a small package. Materials 16 ft. o' 550 paracordanother 4 ft. gutted paracordfidsscissorslighte...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:22:54 PDT
Turks Head Wrapped Staff
Turks Head Wrapped Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> natdiamond Here is my completed Turks head staff.It took a VERY long time to do. A few months of weaving a little at a time, here & there. This instructable is not so much a step by step of how to do it. Because when I started this project, I had no intention of making an instructable. But after taking on this...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 13:41:03 PDT
Paracord Wrist Support Band for Slingshot
Paracord Wrist Support Band for Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Noble_Knight My wrist support strap on my Daisy p51 started to rip. I decided it was time for an upgrade, instead of leaving it to have my hand hit my face from pulling back on the rubber. I had some paracord so "why not?" I asked myself... Materials 18 feet of paracordScissorsFidsLighterSomthing metallic wit...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:24:20 PDT
Turks Head Knot
Turks Head Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dhani C This tutorial will show you how to make turks head knot, more specifically a Boy Scout Neckerchief slide (or a “woggle”). Items Needed Turks Head TubeParacordParacord Threading NeedleHair Bands-snag free rubber bandsWhite GlueTurks Head Instructions ScissorsLighterHot Glue Gun Make The Turks He...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:26:52 PDT
Paracord Belt
Paracord Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> BroadKaymon Today, I will show you how to make a Paracord belt. Gather Materials 300 ft of Paracord (cut into 100 foot sections)belt bucklelighterscissors Creating the belt create a cows hitch on the belt buckle (the side with the metal prong attached) create the cows hitch at rhe end of the cord. the sho...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:39:41 PDT
Snow Tiger Paracord bracelet
Snow Tiger Paracord bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> BroadKaymon I notice that there wasn't any instructables that were about a weave like this, so I did some tinkering with some cord and found this awesome new weave. Gather Materials 15 ft of Paracordbucklescissorslighterpincersjig (optional) Creating the bracelet Do a regular cows hitch in the middle of t...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:01 PDT