Instructables: exploring - outside - string http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:39:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Survival spear shooter made with pvc and rubber http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-spear-shooter-made-with-pvc-and-rubber/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:45:07 PDT
Continuos Loop Bow String Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Continuos-Loop-Bow-String-Jig/
Continuos Loop Bow String Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/W58T/HWC4LXEB/F3LW58THWC4LXEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/W58T/HWC4LXEB/F3LW58THWC4LXEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/W58T/HWC4LXEB/F3LW58THWC4LXEB.SMALL.jpg syfrog A few years ago I hit the sports outlets / pawn shops and archery outfitters looking for a decent (nothing fancy) recurve bow for target shooting. No one had any traditional bows for under $300. Well they did but they were for grade schoolers and even these were $50!! Many were quick to try and sell...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:08:44 PDT
Making survival cord from nettles http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-survival-cord-from-nettles/
Making survival cord from nettles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EWWP/HV851EZM/FR7EWWPHV851EZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EWWP/HV851EZM/FR7EWWPHV851EZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/EWWP/HV851EZM/FR7EWWPHV851EZM.SMALL.jpg lax0131 In a survival situation, hunting, camping, or fishing, string is almost always a necessity. What happens if you don't have any? This is a way to make a very strong string from a common plant found in the woods, the stinging nettle. It is plentiful enough that you can make all the string you need. ...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 17:14:51 PDT
Natural Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Cordage/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:45 PDT
How to make a two-peg spool knit paracord lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-two-peg-spool-knit-paracord-lanyard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/WJMI/HU6QBAPI/FSEWJMIHU6QBAPI.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane This video will show how to make a paracord lanyard using two pegs of a knitting spool.  More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog The two-peg spool knit can be found in 'The Ashley Book of Knots' as #2878, a Square Loop Sinnet, along with other variations. I used a 17 foot length of paraco...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:47:35 PDT
Kite String Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-String-Winder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/Q07I/HSKV0E7B/FXOQ07IHSKV0E7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/Q07I/HSKV0E7B/FXOQ07IHSKV0E7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/Q07I/HSKV0E7B/FXOQ07IHSKV0E7B.SMALL.jpg dstoudt70 Kites are fun to fly but bringing them back can be tedious, especially for the young ones.  This string winder will speed up the process.  It is both easy to make and to use.  The dimensions shown are for my winder but use materials you have.  MATERIALS 2 pcs. 12" x 2" x 1/2"  wood for side pieces ...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:04:13 PDT
Two Color Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Color-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 14:40:47 PST
The Pathfinder Dart- Atlatl Using String(With Duct Tape Fletching) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pathfinder-Dart-Atlatl-Using-StringWith-Duct-T/
The Pathfinder Dart- Atlatl Using String(With Duct Tape Fletching) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/KFR9/HNTTEBJI/FKSKFR9HNTTEBJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/KFR9/HNTTEBJI/FKSKFR9HNTTEBJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/KFR9/HNTTEBJI/FKSKFR9HNTTEBJI.SMALL.jpg Listen to the Band Most people have heard of the atlatl (AT-latl). For those of you who haven't, it was the method of hunting in between the spear and the bow & arrow. It was simply an extension of the arm to help throw the spear, increasing range, speed, and accuracy. In this case, however, we are replacing the atlat...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:40:28 PST
$3 Helmet-Mounted Bike Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Helmet-Mounted-Bike-Light/
$3 Helmet-Mounted Bike Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/Z4PI/HNID2CWP/FGRZ4PIHNID2CWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/Z4PI/HNID2CWP/FGRZ4PIHNID2CWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/Z4PI/HNID2CWP/FGRZ4PIHNID2CWP.SMALL.jpg solobo If you bike at night, and you're too cheap to shell out $35 for a specially made light and helmet mount, then these instructions are for you. All you need is a $3 flashlight and a shoelace. $3 flashlight: I got mine at Big 5. It was in a basket at the check-out counter, and it was $3. The lady ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 15:35:33 PST
Motorized kite string winder! - a piece of junk that works http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-kite-string-winder-a-piece-of-junk-that-/
Motorized kite string winder! - a piece of junk that works - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/QR1H/HLA1SCOH/FXZQR1HHLA1SCOH.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Yep, it's a piece of junk.  It is made from all sorts of pieces of junk, but hey, it works.  Forget the sore arms and a tangled mess of kite string and welcome the motorized kite winder!  This project was composed of mostly junk.  Most likely, you won't have the same type of junk I had, but with a...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 18:09:27 PDT
How To Make A Rock Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rock-Sling-1/
How To Make A Rock Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/M38N/HHS9S1MS/FEEM38NHHS9S1MS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/M38N/HHS9S1MS/FEEM38NHHS9S1MS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/M38N/HHS9S1MS/FEEM38NHHS9S1MS.SMALL.jpg Tacoboy68 This instructable will teach you how to make one of the oldest weapons mankind has ever used, the rock sling. Think of it as a swing set with a rock in the seat. To use it, you simply swing it around and around and then let go of one of the cords. Now watch as your rock goes flying off into the dist...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:48:29 PDT
Quick and Easy One Point Sling! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-One-Point-Sling/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 17:35:45 PDT
Paracord Braclet http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Braclet/
Paracord Braclet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HA67/H97JSB0R/FWZHA67H97JSB0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HA67/H97JSB0R/FWZHA67H97JSB0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/HA67/H97JSB0R/FWZHA67H97JSB0R.SMALL.jpg mnieb1 This instructable will show you how to make a simple paracord bracelet. What you will need For this paracord project, you will need about 7-8 feet of paracord. You may need more or less than that depending on the wrist size. You will also need a pair of scissors, a lighter, a buckle, and a ruler...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 19:38:33 PST
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
Simple Yogurt Pot Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Yogurt-Pot-Bird-Feeder/
Simple Yogurt Pot Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZCYF/H5Y9V893/FIIZCYFH5Y9V893.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZCYF/H5Y9V893/FIIZCYFH5Y9V893.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZCYF/H5Y9V893/FIIZCYFH5Y9V893.SMALL.jpg 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
Mend your fishing reel handle with lego RXT! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mend-your-fishing-reel-handle-with-lego-RXT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/8TRW/H5JVORQ1/F0V8TRWH5JVORQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/8TRW/H5JVORQ1/F0V8TRWH5JVORQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/8TRW/H5JVORQ1/F0V8TRWH5JVORQ1.SMALL.jpg NXTHacker I like fishing, A LOT. But since the handle was broken, I can only use my old reel which was rubbish. But then i had a plan...why not use my old bits of lego rxt, some glue, and other rubbish to make myself a new handle! And there it is...FISHING HANDLE V2!
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 08:17:33 PDT
How to Tie a Single Strand Star Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Single-Strand-Star-Knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/9SYY/H21CGM8H/FSS9SYYH21CGM8H.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane More knotty stuff on my blog:  Stormdrane's Blog This video will show how to tie a single strand star knot.  I followed Fred Creativ'Knots photo tutorial for tying the knot, but had comments from others that they were having trouble following the path of the cord, so between the video and the photo...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 19:23:04 PDT
How to Make an Old Fashioned Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Old-Fashioned-Sling-Shot/
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Thu, 10 May 2012 20:24:19 PDT
How To Tie A Square Knot/Reef Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Square-KnotReef-Knot/
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Tue, 8 May 2012 14:27:48 PDT
Simple Slip Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Slip-Knot/
Simple Slip Knot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/BZ2P/GYVDHTD0/FHKBZ2PGYVDHTD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/BZ2P/GYVDHTD0/FHKBZ2PGYVDHTD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/BZ2P/GYVDHTD0/FHKBZ2PGYVDHTD0.SMALL.jpg ThatKnottyguy This is your basic slip knot, I used a phone charger cord, because that was the only thing on hand. Enjoy! Basic Overhand Just like the title says, do a basic overhand knot. Over the left. Back under the left. Bring it under the right, then twist it around the right rope ONCE. Then pull it u...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:04:45 PST
Reinforced Paracord Ring Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Reinforced-Paracord-Ring-Hitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane The ring hitch, also known as the cow hitch, lanyard hitch, lark's head, bale sling hitch, and probaby goes by a few other monikers, can sometimes easily loosen up or get slack when not under tension with some types of 'slippery' cordage, like nylon paracord, so the 'Reinforced Ring Hitch' offers a...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 03:32:15 PDT
DIY Survival PVC Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Survival-PVC-Bow/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 20:40:37 PDT
DIY Tick Lasso: Remove Ticks Easily! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tick-Lasso-Remove-Ticks-Easily/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VQOQ/GTO4OY57/F0OVQOQGTO4OY57.SMALL.jpg kshriver You can make a simple tool to remove ticks with materials you probably have on hand: a mechanical pencil (or pen) and a 3-foot piece of strong but thin string. I used upholstery thread, and fishing line would also work well. I disassembled a mechanical pencil for mine. You could also use an old pen...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:18:27 PDT
How to make a survival bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-survival-bracelet/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 12:12:59 PDT
Zigzag Spooling Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Zigzag-Spooling-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/C6WL/GRTHM0HM/F45C6WLGRTHM0HM.SMALL.jpg 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
Bobbin for braiding lanyards and such http://www.instructables.com/id/Bobbin-for-braiding-lanyards-and-such/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/DSX8/GPAS24A9/FNUDSX8GPAS24A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/DSX8/GPAS24A9/FNUDSX8GPAS24A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/DSX8/GPAS24A9/FNUDSX8GPAS24A9.SMALL.jpg gerbilboy When making lanyards and the like, you have a lot of cord hanging around.  It can get tangled up very easily as you twist and loop the cords. One way to help prevent this from happening is to use a simple bobbin.  The bobbin can be made from a plastic jug, cardboard, or other thin, slightly flexibl...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 16:28:50 PDT
Make Your Own Primitive Leather Cordage (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Primitive-Leather-Cordage-video/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4C3S/GCJ0YTP1/FRV4C3SGCJ0YTP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4C3S/GCJ0YTP1/FRV4C3SGCJ0YTP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4C3S/GCJ0YTP1/FRV4C3SGCJ0YTP1.SMALL.jpg nepheron Make sure to check out my blog! Here's a video I made that shows you how to make your own primitive cordage from leather (or any other suitable material).
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 15:41:42 PDT
Fun Throwing Spike http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-throwing-dart/
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Tue, 18 May 2010 11:36:26 PDT
Lock a door using paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-a-door-using-paracord/
Lock a door using paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/BCHO/G7CN3PWN/FT4BCHOG7CN3PWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/BCHO/G7CN3PWN/FT4BCHOG7CN3PWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/BCHO/G7CN3PWN/FT4BCHOG7CN3PWN.SMALL.jpg The Skinnerz This instructable will show you how to temporarily lock a standard, internal door from inside or out, using a minimum of 4 feet of cord (and a padlock if you are locking the door from the outside) although for ease of use, a large paper clip and some sort of hook and a keyring can be added. Attach...
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 08:05:10 PDT
how to make a fishing can http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fishing-can/
how to make a fishing can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6YXJ/G5FRAT1N/FE36YXJG5FRAT1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6YXJ/G5FRAT1N/FE36YXJG5FRAT1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/6YXJ/G5FRAT1N/FE36YXJG5FRAT1N.SMALL.jpg 11richie21  OK have you ever wanted to go fishing but you don't have enough for a fishing rod? well im going to show you how to make a fishing device out of a soda can. Its very cheap to make! Think about it a soda can is pretty much free and worth a nickel! Materials -Soda can (i used Pepsi) -Fishing li...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2010 06:51:07 PST
Survival Bracelet II http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-II/
Survival Bracelet II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/ZNGJ/G68H8DM2/FUVZNGJG68H8DM2.SMALL.jpg tevers94 You may have seen my first survival bracelet instructable on the cobra braid.  After receiving a comment from lightchaser mentioning the chain sinnet braid, I thought that was a great idea.  This is truly a Survival Bracelet, if you are in need of some rope or cord, you can just pull both ends and t...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 18:29:10 PST
archery basics http://www.instructables.com/id/archery-basics/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 11:22:59 PST
Sleep Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleep-Fishing/
Sleep Fishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/YJE2/FMZA9NH5/FTMYJE2FMZA9NH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/YJE2/FMZA9NH5/FTMYJE2FMZA9NH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/YJE2/FMZA9NH5/FTMYJE2FMZA9NH5.SMALL.jpg diebunnie123 We have all had those times where a friend or relative wants to sleep at a really inopotune time, like at night. I mean, how selfish of them. well there's a fun game you can play, well fun for you, that will keep them awake, and you entertained. Materials you will need:some string, long enough fo...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 15:26:32 PDT
Basic Knots Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Knots-Guide/
Basic Knots Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4CVC/FFKCQC5D/FWB4CVCFFKCQC5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4CVC/FFKCQC5D/FWB4CVCFFKCQC5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/4CVC/FFKCQC5D/FWB4CVCFFKCQC5D.SMALL.jpg zorro3355 hi Thumb knot The most simple knot.Used as a stopper and prevent ropes from fraying . Reef Knot Used to tie two ropes of equal thickness together.It is pretty easy to tie and untie but under tention,it may be diffcult to untie.It is also not sutible for smooth ropes.(eg.nylon ropes) Figure o...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2008 04:19:31 PDT
pocket sized altoids survival kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/pocket-sized-altoids-survival-kit./
pocket sized altoids survival kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/9KSN/FEDLXCSU/F1F9KSNFEDLXCSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/9KSN/FEDLXCSU/F1F9KSNFEDLXCSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/9KSN/FEDLXCSU/F1F9KSNFEDLXCSU.SMALL.jpg joedynamite this is an easy yet life saving device that you could make at home that could potentailly save your life some day i really hope you like it and put it to good use. step 1 ok first you need to gather the materials... 1: garbage bag 2: 6 rubber bands 3: 6 paper clips 4: 4 nails 5: 1 micro multi to...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 13:27:41 PDT
MacGyver Style DIY tip based on a Survivor man episode http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-in-the-woods-without-water%3f-Boil-dirty-water-/
MacGyver Style DIY tip based on a Survivor man episode - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/64WB/F6S98ITH/F7L64WBF6S98ITH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/64WB/F6S98ITH/F7L64WBF6S98ITH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/64WB/F6S98ITH/F7L64WBF6S98ITH.SMALL.gif SmartPhoneCardTrick This is a tip from the show Survivor Man on The Discovery Channel!This video will teach you how to kill bacteria in dirty water, in the wild, with only a plastic bottle, a string and a lighter or match.Original video link Finding water in the wilderness without a stream or running water If you're...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2007 14:51:13 PDT
How to tie a sheetbend http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-sheetbend/
How to tie a sheetbend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/FWOL/AEAERUX123R/FBSFWOLAEAERUX123R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/FWOL/AEAERUX123R/FBSFWOLAEAERUX123R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/FWOL/AEAERUX123R/FBSFWOLAEAERUX123R.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm From the Eye in the sky workshop cam: In the video, I didn't leave the loose ends long enough for safety. In the still picture, the loose ends are a better length.I think I tie sheetbends totally different from everyone else -- fortunately none of mine have ever come loose. If you've got a better ...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2006 17:34:59 PDT
A Garbage Bag Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Garbage-Bag-Kite/
A Garbage Bag Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/57ZX/WW9EP27QZHC/FMR57ZXWW9EP27QZHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/57ZX/WW9EP27QZHC/FMR57ZXWW9EP27QZHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/57ZX/WW9EP27QZHC/FMR57ZXWW9EP27QZHC.SMALL.jpg mta This is a simple project to do with kids. All you need are two sticks, a bag, string and scissors and you have a kite! The Materials You will need: a plastic bag, string, two sticks, scissors and ribbon. Tie the Frame Take the two sticks - they can be garden stakes, dowels, straight twigs, s...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2005 17:48:53 PDT