Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:33:25 PST BLOX v1.01 Paracord Monkey's Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Monkeys-Fist-1/
Paracord Monkey's Fist - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SMALL.jpg joshdeg This Instructable will teach you step by step how to make a monkey fist keychain. Some years back I went to a scout camp and another leader shared this cool knot with me. I hope you enjoy it. Things Needed You will need: 35" to 40" of Paracord 1 Marble 2 Hands Optional: Lighter to melt ends of ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:14:53 PST
How to make a harpoon on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-harpoon-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 8 May 2008 00:31:02 PDT
DIY PVC survival compound crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Survival-Compound-Crossbow/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:37:40 PST
DIY SURVIVAL CONTAINERS FROM CO2 CARTIGES http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SURVIVAL-CONTAINERS-FROM-CO2-CARTIGES/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 08:42:35 PST
Make a solar still to survive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-solar-still-to-survive/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:09:57 PDT
How to Survive a Backpacking Trip in Alaska http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Survive-a-Backpacking-Trip-in-Alaska/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:25:10 PDT
Power in the Apocalypse (How to build a Wood-Gasifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-in-the-Apocalypse-How-to-Build-a-Wood-Gasifi/
Power in the Apocalypse (How to build a Wood-Gasifier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/906N/IV0AVQIQ/FN6906NIV0AVQIQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/906N/IV0AVQIQ/FN6906NIV0AVQIQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/906N/IV0AVQIQ/FN6906NIV0AVQIQ.SMALL.jpg tatebullrider In this Instructable I will be showing you the steps I used to build my Wood/Biomass Gasifier. It was really a fun project and I would encourage anyone serious about preparedness to build one. Now in case you don't know what a Gasifier is (and don't feel bad if you don't as very few people do lol), ...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:02:17 PDT
Apocalypse - Survival Prep: Bug-out bag - EDC http://www.instructables.com/id/Apocalypse-Survival-Prep-Bug-out-Bag-EDC/
Apocalypse - Survival Prep: Bug-out bag - EDC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7DRA/IV0A7117/FK07DRAIV0A7117.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7DRA/IV0A7117/FK07DRAIV0A7117.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/7DRA/IV0A7117/FK07DRAIV0A7117.SMALL.jpg chadovision Are you prepared?This Instructable will give you the building blocks to come up with your own tools, kits, gear, and survival items you may need in a survival situation.Any of the kits to follow can be used alone but as a group you are almost unstoppable.There are no rules here. You can use anythin...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 19:19:06 PDT
Making instant batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Instant-Batteries/
Making instant batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/YZIE/IUSLRJLA/FSNYZIEIUSLRJLA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/YZIE/IUSLRJLA/FSNYZIEIUSLRJLA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/YZIE/IUSLRJLA/FSNYZIEIUSLRJLA.SMALL.jpg jparacuelles Survive usually means to succeed in keeping alive against odds, to live after some event that has threatened one. In our daily lives survival is not apparent,we may not even think about survival because we are surrounded by the comfort of technology. Food, water, Shelter are readily available. But i...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:10:19 PDT
Waterproof Your Survival Stuff! http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Your-Survival-Stuff/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:02:42 PDT
Fat Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fat-Candle/
Fat Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/W7VC/HJKC2XAG/F9BW7VCHJKC2XAG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/W7VC/HJKC2XAG/F9BW7VCHJKC2XAG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/W7VC/HJKC2XAG/F9BW7VCHJKC2XAG.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison Pretty much everything that lives produces fat, fat is fuel for the body and your lamp or stove, rendered animal fat has been used as a fuel since before recorded time. If you have ever seen a grease fire in a kitchen you have seen the destructive potential stored in fat, but it’s not all bad news. ...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 20:01:57 PDT
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Knife-Made-From-an-Old-Saw-Blade-Jim/
Mini-Survival Knife made from an old Saw Blade - Jimmy Diresta inspired - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/X7NH/IOPZDNM4/FTJX7NHIOPZDNM4.SMALL.jpg Alex 2Q Hi Instructables Community, this week it is time for a new afternoon project. One thing that annoyed me for quite a while when making pocket survival kits was that I never I had a fixed knife that would fit into a small mint tin. I know that there are a few small knives commercially available but I ...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 14:44:05 PDT
No Nonsense Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Nonsense-Survival-Kit/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:32:57 PDT
How To Get Fresh Water In The Wild http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Fresh-Water-in-the-Wild/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 06:05:12 PDT
How to Fold a Topo Map http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fold-a-Topo-Map/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 13:43:44 PDT
Charcoal Grill Forge: Become a blacksmith on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Grill-Forge-Become-a-Blacksmith-on-the-Ch/
Charcoal Grill Forge: Become a blacksmith on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JYXE/ISZCS45R/F22JYXEISZCS45R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JYXE/ISZCS45R/F22JYXEISZCS45R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/JYXE/ISZCS45R/F22JYXEISZCS45R.SMALL.jpg Mtownzach To me, backsmiths are freakin' badasses. The roar of the fire, and the ping on the hammer striking glowing metal; it's almost mystical. They are legendary figures that have been around since the Romans, manipulating the elements to create long-lasting, useful and desirable stuff. Since the industria...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:59:49 PDT
Build a Simple Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Simple-Shelter/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:20:16 PST
Make your own charcoal at home (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Charcoal-at-Home-Video/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 10:50:23 PDT
How to tie a bowline knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-a-bowline-knot-1/
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:20:39 PDT
Tomahawk Survival Axe (that opens beers!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomahawk-Survival-Axe-that-Opens-Beers/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:51:24 PDT
Paracord Neckerchief Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Neckerchief-Slide/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 13:13:55 PST
Recycled Coke Can Popcorn Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Coke-Can-Popcorn-Maker/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 10:24:44 PDT
Paracord Bracelet Without Buckles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-Without-Buckles/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:49:27 PDT
Sharpen a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpen-a-knife/
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Sun, 15 Oct 2006 22:19:26 PDT
Ultimate Outdoor Utility Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Outdoor-Utility-Belt/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:26:31 PDT
Urban Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:11:37 PDT
Ultimate Paracord Bracelet Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Paracord-Bracelet-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:34:52 PDT
The Bayonax - when Thor meets bushcraft http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bajonax-When-Thor-Meets-Bushcraft/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:11:54 PDT
Altoids Survival Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candles-Altoids-Fire-Starters/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:24:45 PDT
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-in-the-RainWet-Condidtions/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:48:11 PDT
Three Essential Groups of Wild Edible Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Essential-Groups-of-Wild-Edible-Plants/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:36:01 PST
Disaster Preparedness: Communications bundle http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Communications-Bundle/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:55:02 PST
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-clear-tarp-tent-2P/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:00:48 PST
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-MakeKit-V20/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 01:53:16 PST
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Trailer-Boxes-Within-a-Box/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 14:13:15 PDT
Paracord self defense Key fob. (Black-Jack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-self-defense-Key-fob-Black-Jack/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:59:03 PDT
Altoids Tin Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Alcohol-Stove/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 08:16:15 PDT
Making a Bola http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Bola/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 09:58:14 PST
Ruger 10/22 Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruger-1022-Mod/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:06:39 PST
Personal First Aid Kit for Hostile Environments http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-First-Aid-Kit-for-Hostile-Environments/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:45:51 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
World's Smallest Survival kit V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-Survival-Kit-V20/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:22:33 PST
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Wood-Stove-for-5/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:26:01 PST
Recycled Toolbox Wood Stove For Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Toolbox-Wood-Stove-for-Under-20/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 20:26:16 PST
Making Field Tip and Broadhead Hunting Bolts for the Pistol Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Field-Tip-and-Broadhead-Hunting-Bolts-for-t/
Making Field Tip and Broadhead Hunting Bolts for the Pistol Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/LWJC/HLA1VCCR/F1FLWJCHLA1VCCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/LWJC/HLA1VCCR/F1FLWJCHLA1VCCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/LWJC/HLA1VCCR/F1FLWJCHLA1VCCR.SMALL.jpg shodai-soke There are several different models of 50 lb. and 80 lb.-pull pistol crossbows available, but the only bolts sold are molded plastic or aluminum tubes with molded plastic fletches, both of which have target tips, and these are about 6-3/4 in. (17 cm) long. Not that these are not formidable, but you r...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 19:04:57 PDT
No Cost Crampons http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cost-Crampons/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:28:39 PST
3 Part Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Part-Coffee-Machine/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:53:19 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Basic Paracord Cobra Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Paracord-Cobra-Bracelet/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:24:43 PDT
Quick Skills #2: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-2-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival-Part-2/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:01:32 PST