Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - cheap http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:16:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bow-PVC-Bow-Quick-and-Easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/P06J/HSYO1V71/F6VP06JHSYO1V71.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy In this video, I show you the steps to make yourself a simple bow out of pvc. You do not need any heat or reshaping of the pvc to do this, just some simple cutting and sawing is needed.  This bow is a powerful and accurate weapon. Be careful and make sur...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:44:40 PDT
An ACTUAL Altoids Survival Kit for CHEAP http://www.instructables.com/id/An-ACTUAL-Altoids-Survival-Kit-for-CHEAP/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:21:01 PST
Camouflage Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Camouflage-Solar-Cooker/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 02:52:35 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
camp stove http://www.instructables.com/id/camp-stove/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 16:25:21 PST
From File to Knife (with simple tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-File-to-Knife-with-simple-tools/
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:32:15 PDT
Tinder Caps - The Bottle Cap tinder stash http://www.instructables.com/id/Tinder-Caps-The-Bottle-Cap-tinder-stash/
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 15:11:32 PDT
Make An Awesome Butterfly/Balisong Knife for $4 + 240fps Slow-Mo Examples http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Awesome-ButterflyBalisong-Knife-for-4-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/V1A7/HJW8WKF5/FIUV1A7HJW8WKF5.SMALL.jpg SubjectAwesome This is a easy and quick tutorial for making and awesome butterfly knife. The knife can be made out of some scrap metal and 2 pins or bolts. It took me only a few hours to make and is a very simple build. The blade can be made into any shape you desire, like a bottle opener or comb and would not be ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:31:57 PDT
Waterproof Matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Matches/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 21:33:26 PDT
How to Make an Altoids Tin Biker's Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bikers-Survival-Kit/
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:37:12 PDT
Survival Life Gear Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Life-Gear-Flash-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YZX7/H7W4SU73/FN6YZX7H7W4SU73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YZX7/H7W4SU73/FN6YZX7H7W4SU73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YZX7/H7W4SU73/FN6YZX7H7W4SU73.SMALL.jpg BlowinStuffUp The flash light I keep in my bag just in case. The things you'll need. x1 Life gear Flashlight x1 Clothes Pin(Just in case really) 5 yards of paracord 3 AA batteries for the flash light  I'm thankful I've never had to use it. You might want to add your own items because I just threw these items toge...
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Sat, 6 Oct 2012 21:23:58 PDT
How to make a Survival Knife from a Sawblade http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplies-2/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 19:58:47 PST
Light, compact survival kit from household materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-compact-survival-kit-from-household-materia/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 20:59:22 PDT
Make an easy survival bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-easy-survival-bed/
Make an easy survival bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/5979/GSLF30WK/F835979GSLF30WK.SMALL.jpg thedailyrecycler I do live in a urban-ish area so trees that I can use for branches do not belong to me. For visual instructions (photos) i will be using drawn pictures of actual photos. i did make this once at a camp. I was going to take pictures of my wonder creation but i sadly left my camera at home. again. G...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 18:53:24 PDT
How to make a Dutch Arrow (centrifugally stabilized javalin) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Dutch-Arrow-centrifugally-stabilize/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:32 PDT
Turn a Can Tab into a Survival Fish Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-bottle-tab-into-a-survival-fish-hook/
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Mon, 30 May 2011 09:22:22 PDT
Make a Snare from a $1 Dog Lead http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Snare-from-a-1-Dog-Lead/
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Fri, 6 May 2011 06:45:34 PDT
Survival Bracelet II http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Bracelet-II/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2010 18:29:10 PST
survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/survival-kit-2/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 13:34:34 PST
How to make a 6 cent Pocket Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-6-cent-Pocket-Knife/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 14:33:12 PDT
altoids survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/altoids-survival-kit_1/
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