Instructables: exploring - outside - storage Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:40:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Collapsable Archery Target Stand
Collapsable Archery Target Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake The closest range that I have access to is a 25 minute drive away. With the cost of gas these days that is a bit too far to drive for a few rounds to keep in practice. So I decided to make a target stand for myself so that I can practice in my back yard. "Whoopee" you say "get a few 2x4s and yo...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:32:29 PDT
Canoe wood stand
Canoe wood stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I need a stand to store my canoe so I decided to make the stand also a fire wood storage stand that will stay dry from the canoe blocking the rain. The canoe is tied down to the stand with bungee cords so that the wind cannot blow it off the stand. Basically all you need is a bunch of 2 x 4's and 3...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:40:21 PDT
Bike Taxidermy Wall Hangers.
Bike Taxidermy Wall Hangers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Snotflower Here is how I made some bike taxidermy wall hooks from dead bike parts and wood. I am now aware that Picasso made it first thanks to it being pointed out to me several times, I am sure he wouldn't mind people making their own versions and recycling dead bikes! You will need: Wood. Bike handlebars...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:38:59 PST
Paracord Storage - Tangle Free!
Paracord Storage - Tangle Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> trans4mation If you're reading this, you probably know just how awesome paracord is. However a struggle that has followed me around as long as I've used paracord, has been the tangles. Now, knots are cool, but only when you want them to be there. It's always been difficult for me to take my paracord on the road,...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 09:03:23 PST
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
Simple Storage for a Semi Auto Rifle
Simple Storage for a Semi Auto Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> bukwessul Seems like the pinterest link works best to see the steps and be able to read the text. Try it here. http://Simple Storage for a Semi Auto Rifle The next pages are not as informative. Simple Storage for a Semi Auto Rifle In the picture, you will see the steps to construct vertical storage f...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 06:25:33 PST
Storage platform for the back of your camper van
Storage platform for the back of your camper van - More DIY How To Projects]]> AudreyDesjardins This is the next step we did in our sprinter van, after doing the insulation for the walls (see ). Since we have a Sprinter with the high roof, we have quite some space in the vertical dimension to organize some storage. Our goal is to h...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:24 PST
Paracord Storage
Paracord Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> exblaze If you have ever gotten into the hobby of creating paracord items then you know the pain of having to untangle your paracord every time you want to use it. Well I have created a simple and easy way to store you paracord. You will use common household items that are thrown away every day and a few co...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 20:34:29 PST
Make bicycle panniers out of swiss army surplus bags
Make bicycle panniers out of swiss army surplus bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBruzer When you use your bicycle to commute you need someplace to carry stuff.  Bike bags (known as panniers) are expensive!  Lets make a set of our own panniers! You have lots of choices of materials when making bags.  Plastic kitty litter boxes are popular but just do not look good to me.  Some people ...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:02:47 PDT
Simple Waterproof Case from Shotgun Shells
Simple Waterproof Case from Shotgun Shells - More DIY How To Projects]]> CementTruck First off let me say that this was not an original idea. I saw it on some outdoorsman's blog and decided to tweak it just a little bit. Materials: 2 used plastic shotgun shells Tools: Craft knife or Box Cutter Candle, Heat Gun or some other safe way to warm the plastic. Choose the Shotgun Shells...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:30:47 PDT
Pistol crossbow quiver
Pistol crossbow quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> Roxbury NOTE! English is not my main language (not eaven second) so if i have writed somting odd, just ask and i try to help. thanks for understanding. I wanted to do quiver by myself because i didn’t find any quiver for pistol crossbow bolts, at least not any good ones on internet stores. Good news is th...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 13:29:02 PDT
Fishing Pole Storage - Great for Apartment, Shed or Garage!
Fishing Pole Storage - Great for Apartment, Shed or Garage! - More DIY How To Projects]]> teejmiller I live in a decent sized apartment with what seems like an entire house full of belongings, space is hard to come by around here. I have 8 fishing poles ranging from light action to surf rods and wanted to create a storage solution that would keep them out of harms way and make them easily accessibl...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 13:12:38 PDT
Bike storage "rack" (ridiculously simple) klokid I spent a good while combing the internet for a way to neatly store my bike vertically in my small flat without drilling or damaging anything. Finding nothing I came up with a ridiculously simple solution. This barely counts as a project as it requires no assembly. Nonetheless it is as effective as ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 07:28:21 PDT
PVC Modular Fishing Rod Holder
PVC Modular Fishing Rod Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> TampaGeek My first Instructable!!!  Finally did something worth writing up... at least, I think it's worth writing up.  I'll let you be the judge... As my interest in fishing grew, and the quality (and quantity) of the gear increased, I knew I needed a better way to store my rods and reels than just using a ...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 13:22:28 PDT
$10 ATV/Canoe Mounted, Waterproof, Crush-Proof, SmartPhone or Gps holder clarksonchief After destroying a smart phone on a long rainy, muddy day, I task myself to find a better system of keeping my Cell phone dry and safe. I've used Zip lock bags, dry bags meant for boaters, plastic wrap and a few other such systems. None seemed to: 1. Keep my phone dry,  2. Keep it with in reach to s...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 00:05:11 PDT
Setting up your bicycle for storage ahtopahtel Hey guys, In this video I'm showing a few tips and tricks on how to set up your bike for an extended period of time.
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 01:11:05 PST
Paracord Storage rondavis007 Originally a video response on YouTube but it does show completely how to wrap your paracord in an easily useable form.
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:05:52 PST
Foodsaver Ammunition Canning & Long Term Storage
Foodsaver Ammunition Canning & Long Term Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> foodplotsurvival FPS is run by a husband and wife team that loves the outdoors and a simple way of life. We update our blog with money saving coupons, DIY instructions found on the internet and items purchased in bulk. Self sufficient articles appear on our wall regularly.!/FoodPlotSur...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 08:35:22 PST
Rock Solid Skateboard Hanger from PVC Pipe
Rock Solid Skateboard Hanger from PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> MatthewTaylor Looking for a way to hang a couple longboards up in the garage, we came up with this simple design. This supports the board by the wheels, gets it out of the way and protects it from getting beat up.  Material and tools PVC pipe - 3 inch diameter schedule 40, 10 inches or more. Can be solid or f...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 19:47:58 PST
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s (single bike)
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s (single bike) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mythicalbyrd I built a wooden freestanding bike rack for a single bike based off my dual-bike design.  I had some scrap 2x4s. but I needed to purchase a few new 2x4s for this rack.  The bike hook is hung at 63.5", which is perfect for one of my bikes. Lengths to cut 2x4s: 1 - 65" 2 - 61 3/4" 2 - 36" 2 - 28.5" 1...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:32:57 PDT
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s - More DIY How To Projects]]> mythicalbyrd I recently built a vertical bike rack from scraps of 2x4s leftover from another project.  I built this rack so that the rear wheel from one of our bikes could rest on the floor.  I found that I would need this bike to be hung at 63.5" using these hooks, but the wheelbase on this bike is larger than ...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 11:47:22 PDT
Dividers for stacking storage boxes alhazen I've been using these stacking storage totes as car camp luggage since they stack so nicely in the back of my SUV.  Unfortunately, my things don't stack so nicely inside them. This particular brand of box had ribs down the sides for added strength.  They also fit a sheet of thin Masonite perfectly ...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 16:48:49 PDT
Fleece sleep sack with pillow pocket
Fleece sleep sack with pillow pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> lizzyastro One of the problems with sleeping bags is that your head slides off your pillow.  This cosy polar fleece (polyester fleece) sleep sack or sleeping bag liner (or outer) solves that problem by having a pocket to put your pillow into!  As well as the intended use as an insulating sleeping bag liner (o...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:28:23 PST
Simple Cheap Fast Paracord Storage!!! cwbyzfn69 If you are anything like me you're tired of digging through whatever container you keep your paracord in, only to come out feeling like Clark W. Griswold with his Christmas lights. I have tried many things including those fancy little "donuts". Here's my problem: I'm lazy and I don't see the p...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 08:08:46 PST
SCUBA Tank Rack
SCUBA Tank Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrlorenz Four SCUBA tank rack. The racking system will hold my SCUBA tanks in place to dive sites. List & Tools 10 foot 1 1/2 inch PVC Pipe, 1/4 rope. TOOLS: scissors, hacksaw, drill, 3/8s drill bit, two items (weights) to keep pvc off carpet/newspaper, and sandpaper. Clean up: newspaper and a vacuum cl...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 03:00:19 PST
Fishing Bucket Seat &Tackle Box
Fishing Bucket Seat &Tackle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyoutdoorsman I've seen sportsman's bucket seats in stores for a long time and thought they were a cool concept, but they were pretty expensive for what they were ($20 or more for basically a bucket & a pad).  My friends and I have used old 5 gallon buckets to hold our fishing tackle for years, but it was just th...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 10:54:18 PDT
Tom#25;'s Duct Tape Survival Cache
Tom#25;'s Duct Tape Survival Cache - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tom Alegar This is a simple and easy project that will allow you to put some unused space to use in your bug out bag. Duct tape has unlimited value in a survival scenario, but it could be even more useful if fitted with some type of storage compartment of its own. All you have to do is wedge two plastic mint c...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2011 16:40:17 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord Stormdrane Some cord and string comes from manufacturers on spools without end caps, wrapped around the spool in a zigzag type pattern that keeps it from spilling off the sides.  This video demonstrates how to wrap paracord onto a spool in that manner.  I used the same method with my Carabiner Paracord Spool ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:17:22 PDT
trash to shelter
trash to shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> l8nite I know there are a couple similar "ibles" out there. in fact a recent one was the inspiration for this build, that and the fact that I found a large amount of pvc pipe on the trash. Some of you may recall my obsession with Haunting my yard for Halloween
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Sat, 28 May 2011 15:34:00 PDT
Underground Seacan Emergency Quarters
Underground Seacan Emergency Quarters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Twicewidowed I buried a 20 foot long steel seagoing container to be used as a combination root cellar, cool summer sleeping quarters and emergency shelter. It's excavated into a side hill so that the door end is exposed for entry. It's furnished with a single bed, wood stove, table & chairs and storage shelving....
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 22:54:38 PDT
How to make a cheap rod and reel protector
How to make a cheap rod and reel protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> AbnerStinqort After a fruitless search to find an inexpensive way to store and transport my three cheap fishing rods, I devised this quickie solution. Using scrap PVC pip to protect the rod, and sewing scrap canvas to fit the pipe and provide a pocket at the end to protect the reel, I now have just what I need to...
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Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:00:09 PDT
Rolling Bike Tree (Mobile PVC Cactus)
Rolling Bike Tree (Mobile PVC Cactus) - More DIY How To Projects]]> balsaaaq This build solved two problems for me; first, it allowed me a place to store two bikes when not in use, and second, it allowed me the freedom to roll them around the garage/driveway when cleaning or needing extra room in the garage to work on current projects.  Having a single car garage, the need f...
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Fri, 16 Apr 2010 08:58:33 PDT
Quick and easy Rafter mounted bicycle wheel storage
Quick and easy Rafter mounted bicycle wheel storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> technodude My shop has been out of control for a while, bike projects everywhere I had to step over bits and pieces here and there, I found myself having to scrounge and repurchase parts I knew I had but couldn't find in the clutter. I finally made the decision to stop drop and roll to put out the flames. Firs...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2009 14:20:30 PDT
The incredible Rim-Rack!
The incredible Rim-Rack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JerryMopar Got "tacos"?? make rim racks for your bike! Using old beat and bent up alloy bike rims, a few nuts and bolts, a bit of ingenuity, and a dash of time, and you'll have your own set of rim-racks to make a -INCREDIBLY- ( I mean it) strong base for mounting pannier holders, large baskets, saddle bags and...
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Sat, 23 May 2009 11:15:08 PDT
DIY MREs.....a tutorial...
DIY MREs.....a tutorial... - More DIY How To Projects]]> HTWTUSA I'm gonna be showing you a way to store meals at a fraction of the cost of commercial or even surplus MRE cost.... Your average MRE will run you between 5 and 8 bucks....My MREs cost under 3 dollars each, and are customized to my taste.... Shopping List... ***Step 1...gather your fixins....anyth...

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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 10:43:19 PST
$25 Rack stores five bicycles! Handsome-Ryan This is a wooden rack I built to store 5 of my bicycles. It is constructed of 2x4 and 2x2 lumber assembled with glue and screws and the shelves are nailed on with steel framing brackets. The total cost for materials was about $25 and it could be built even cheaper if you can find 2x3 lumber or you h...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2008 11:39:04 PST
Honda Ruckus- underseat storage
Honda Ruckus- underseat storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> pumpkinson The Honda Ruckus comes with loads of storage space. However, as it comes from the factory, you either have to strap the stuff in or get a costly enclosure kit. I decided to go on the cheap and make it out of some tree netting from Lowes. (super simple project) MATERIALS: green plastic tree netting....
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Tue, 12 Aug 2008 13:18:42 PDT
Canoe Trailer/Trunk
Canoe Trailer/Trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> rogers236 Nope, not something to carry a canoe, but something the canoe carries. This weekend my family and I are going on a two day, one night camping trip down the Saco River. Mum was going to purchase an inflatable rowboat(~$30) and trail it behind the canoe for storage; Five of us in three kayaks and one...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 20:55:29 PDT
Surfboard Hammock
Surfboard Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Germy Just to be clear...this is a storage hammock for your surfboard...not a hammock made from a surfboard. This is a simple storage sling for your surfboards, boogieboards, etc. Store your board off the ground and out of the way with only some rope and a wall. Materials and Skills All you really ...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2008 16:57:34 PDT
Backpack panniers (that are still backpacks)
Backpack panniers (that are still backpacks) - More DIY How To Projects]]> gclarke Simple way of making your backpack mountable on your bike rack, without losing any backpack functionality. What you need: *backpack *webbing, or fabric that you really trust. Webbing is everywhere, though. You could even trim a little off of a strap off your bag. I pulled mine off of a suitcase i ...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2008 19:29:41 PST
Bike Rack / Bike Storage for the Home or Apartment
Bike Rack / Bike Storage for the Home or Apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> dan On a typical morning - after a bowl of oats and a cup of green tea - I head out the door and bike to work.  Well, I try to head for the door.  Usually I'll get to about spitting distance before stumbling over a Specialized or a Giant.  I'll move those to the side and get about 2 more steps.  Then i'...
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Thu, 19 Oct 2006 16:24:49 PDT
Bicycle Stand
Bicycle Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> cavit8 Don't want to fork out a couple of hundred bucks for a bicycle stand? This easy to make stand will not mar wall, ceilings or floors. You can probably have up to four bikes on it, if you're creative. The photo below shows one way to mount a bike on the rack. Parts list You'll need a 4x4 for the ...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2006 23:06:11 PDT