Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 25 May 2016 22:17:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fire-in-the-RainWet-Condidtions/
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GGEE/HIF033DM/FEFGGEEHIF033DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GGEE/HIF033DM/FEFGGEEHIF033DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/GGEE/HIF033DM/FEFGGEEHIF033DM.SMALL.jpg Reiff Fire is probably the third most important thing in survival but good to have when camping. Survival is not something that is ever likely to happen, not bad to know a few thing, but avoidance of survival is better. It isn't often that you actually need to have a fire, because when when your camping, ...
By: Reiff

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Three Essential Groups of Wild Edible Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/UFUT/IJAEJRBQ/FENUFUTIJAEJRBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/UFUT/IJAEJRBQ/FENUFUTIJAEJRBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/UFUT/IJAEJRBQ/FENUFUTIJAEJRBQ.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison There is no one right answer as to the order of necessities in a survival situation, in one environment water is first on your list of needs and in another environment shelter or fire would be your first on your list of needs. The only constant survival need is food as last on your list. A person ca...
By: Josehf Murchison

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:36:01 PST
Disaster Preparedness: Communications bundle http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-Preparedness-Communications-Bundle/
Disaster Preparedness: Communications bundle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/4H0Y/IHZ6W8QG/FH54H0YIHZ6W8QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/4H0Y/IHZ6W8QG/FH54H0YIHZ6W8QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/4H0Y/IHZ6W8QG/FH54H0YIHZ6W8QG.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail Self-sufficiency is all well and good, but if you want to live with some semblance of normalcy in the aftermath of an unforeseen catastrophe; communication, is key. Tyler Durden would have you believe: "Soap: it's the yardstick of civilization," and while that may be, in order to have a civilization...
By: 4WantofaNail

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 10:55:02 PST
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-clear-tarp-tent-2P/
Ultralight clear tarp tent (2P) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MJOQ/IGWJXPD9/FZLMJOQIGWJXPD9.SMALL.jpg lechampiondumonde When you go camping, you've chosen to be in nature. So, why are tents always made of opaque materials that separate you from it? My tarp tent offers you a 360° view of shooting stars or thunderstorms from the safety of an ultralight, 3-season, 2 person shelter. You'll also be the first one to know i...
By: lechampiondumonde

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:00:48 PST
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-MakeKit-V20/
Outdoor MakeKit v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MQWP/ILJQCFSK/F87MQWPILJQCFSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MQWP/ILJQCFSK/F87MQWPILJQCFSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/MQWP/ILJQCFSK/F87MQWPILJQCFSK.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week I would like to share with you a kit that I've been thinking about for quite some time now. I named it version two because the first version was something I put together almost 15 years ago during basic training in the army. At the time we learned how to make a k...
By: Lets_Prep_Together

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Teardrop Trailer - Boxes within a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/CTGN/IMJE7QJZ/F84CTGNIMJE7QJZ.SMALL.jpg Engineer_Allen About 10 years ago I saw my first teardrop trailer and was really impressed. I've been camping for nearly 50 years (tenting, trailer camping, and backpacking with my parents and car camping/backpacking with my wife and children) and I though one would be perfect for low impact car camping without ...
By: Engineer_Allen

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Paracord self defense Key fob. (Black-Jack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/SVLF/GOW486CI/F5OSVLFGOW486CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/SVLF/GOW486CI/F5OSVLFGOW486CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/SVLF/GOW486CI/F5OSVLFGOW486CI.SMALL.jpg ampstar I have looked around the internet trying to find out if someone else makes these like I do.  All I can ever find is a monkey fist attached to a cobra weave, or the same with just an extra length of cord.  I hope that this helps someone, and that it is as enjoyable to make as it is for me.   Supplie...
By: ampstar

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:59:03 PDT
Altoids Tin Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Alcohol-Stove/
Altoids Tin Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/WTFN/FVHQEYOF/FBXWTFNFVHQEYOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/WTFN/FVHQEYOF/FBXWTFNFVHQEYOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/WTFN/FVHQEYOF/FBXWTFNFVHQEYOF.SMALL.jpg lo-tec I've seen this all over the internet, and decided I would make one myself. There isn't a whole lot of variation that can be done to the design, and this is pretty much a direct copy of the stove design found here: http://www.backpacking.net/makegear/altoids-stove/index.html This is a cool idea, very...
By: lo-tec

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Jun 2009 08:16:15 PDT
Making a Bola http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Bola/
Making a Bola - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/I1O9/FR7EUUQ5/FGFI1O9FR7EUUQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/I1O9/FR7EUUQ5/FGFI1O9FR7EUUQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/I1O9/FR7EUUQ5/FGFI1O9FR7EUUQ5.SMALL.jpg mikaelthemycologist The bola (Spanish for ball) is a throwing weapon that generally consists of three weights on the end of three ropes (that's a good one on one correspondence example for all you people taking pre-algebra). The purpose of the bola is designed to rap around the animals legs and make them trip and fall,...
By: mikaelthemycologist

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Feb 2009 09:58:14 PST
Ruger 10/22 Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruger-1022-Mod/
Ruger 10/22 Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TB0F/HPG4O38I/F1TTB0FHPG4O38I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TB0F/HPG4O38I/F1TTB0FHPG4O38I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/TB0F/HPG4O38I/F1TTB0FHPG4O38I.SMALL.jpg god.favored I absolutely love my ruger 10/22. Personally I think its one of the best .22 rifles you can get for the money. Accurate and extremely reliable. But recently I got to use my brothers marlin .22 and realized how much easier his guns bolt operated. And that I really disliked Ruger's bolt lock mechanism...
By: god.favored

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Personal First Aid Kit for Hostile Environments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/L2OJ/IKSN1I75/FTQL2OJIKSN1I75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/L2OJ/IKSN1I75/FTQL2OJIKSN1I75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/L2OJ/IKSN1I75/FTQL2OJIKSN1I75.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this week I'm presenting you something quite different from my usual projects. A friend of mine suggested that I should share some of my experience from working abroad in usually hostile environments. A first step to do this was for me to re-create the personal first aid k...
By: Lets_Prep_Together

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:45:51 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
Homemade Fire Piston - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/D7W3/IKA2D5VS/FJVD7W3IKA2D5VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/D7W3/IKA2D5VS/FJVD7W3IKA2D5VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/D7W3/IKA2D5VS/FJVD7W3IKA2D5VS.SMALL.jpg wartellc I live in lovely Ol' Seattle. It likes to rain here tons, specially during winter, fall, and spring. When it rains, I like to dink around in the machine shop at my place of employment. I am also an avid hiker and camper, so this project fits right in with my interest. I designed and constructed a fi...
By: wartellc

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
World's Smallest Survival kit V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/QRQE/IJWWRP91/FNCQRQEIJWWRP91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/QRQE/IJWWRP91/FNCQRQEIJWWRP91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/QRQE/IJWWRP91/FNCQRQEIJWWRP91.SMALL.jpg Akinventor Meet the world's smallest survival kit V2.0! If you have not had a chance to check out the original follow this link:V1.0This version has been fully submerged in water for over an hour, frozen into a block of ice, and much more. This is a general guide to create your own kit. There was still plenty ...
By: Akinventor

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/IMZE/IJRHMCQA/FW4IMZEIJRHMCQA.SMALL.jpg Joepatrick This wood stove was solely made from1 lb propane tank4 nuts/bolts3 in Copper pipe sectionTin wire solderToolsblow torchangle grinder(cutoff wheel)DrillNOTICE : The pictures of the flame where not caused by wood which means that it does not look as well as it can in the picture. when you are burning...
By: Joepatrick

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Recycled Toolbox Wood Stove For Under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HU2Z/IJ35237H/FN2HU2ZIJ35237H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HU2Z/IJ35237H/FN2HU2ZIJ35237H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/HU2Z/IJ35237H/FN2HU2ZIJ35237H.SMALL.jpg SurvivalCentral This easy and fast upcycle project is perfect for the camper, survivalist or prepper. It cost under $20 and will keep you warm while camping or even can be used in a fish hut. It burns incredibly efficiently. What you will need for this project Gather the following materials and tools to make you...
By: SurvivalCentral

Continue Reading »]]>
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/LWJC/HLA1VCCR/F1FLWJCHLA1VCCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/LWJC/HLA1VCCR/F1FLWJCHLA1VCCR.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
By: shodai-soke

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Sep 2013 19:04:57 PDT
No Cost Crampons http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cost-Crampons/
No Cost Crampons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/FPWE/IJ8UYDQJ/F76FPWEIJ8UYDQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/FPWE/IJ8UYDQJ/F76FPWEIJ8UYDQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/FPWE/IJ8UYDQJ/F76FPWEIJ8UYDQJ.SMALL.jpg firefightermeyer Crampons are a must have if you plan to brave the elements! The traction crampons provide is absolutely paramount to safety when traversing on ice. Crampons start at around $65.00 and usually consist of rubber and chains. In this tutorial, I will show you how to rig up some of your own at almost no ...
By: firefightermeyer

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:28:39 PST
3 Part Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Part-Coffee-Machine/
3 Part Coffee Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/W3UA/IHJGZX04/F2QW3UAIHJGZX04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/W3UA/IHJGZX04/F2QW3UAIHJGZX04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/W3UA/IHJGZX04/F2QW3UAIHJGZX04.SMALL.jpg VentureScout Are you sick of bland instant coffee?Do you miss the full bodied rich taste filter coffee when you are away from your kitchen?Here is how to make a filter coffee machine out of odds and ends. Its super easy and quick to make anywhere, from your college dorm to out on the trail. What You Will Need ...
By: VentureScout

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:53:19 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
The pocket grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SMALL.jpg stvnishere Imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot, ok, now imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot grill fried, isn't that better? Well I guess not, but anyways, behold: the pocket grill. Ideal for single or two person camping, backpacking or hiking. Tools and Materials Tools yo...
By: stvnishere

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Basic Paracord Cobra Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Paracord-Cobra-Bracelet/
Basic Paracord Cobra Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1FEZ/HN4ZWJ2V/FSW1FEZHN4ZWJ2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1FEZ/HN4ZWJ2V/FSW1FEZHN4ZWJ2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1FEZ/HN4ZWJ2V/FSW1FEZHN4ZWJ2V.SMALL.jpg MandalorianMaker This is one of the easiest bracelets to make, very simple and quick. I will be making it on a paracord jig which makes it easier but is not needed. Enjoy. Materials 1: 6 to 10 feet of paracord 2: Butane lighter3: Scissors4: Paracord jig (optional) The Start First if you are doing a double colo...
By: MandalorianMaker

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Quick Skills #2: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/2X7U/IJ5ZUODG/FGA2X7UIJ5ZUODG.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,first of all thanks to all of you who have read, liked and commented on my first Quick Skills Instructable from last week. Another big thank you to all of you have spotted mistakes in the first part and made suggestions for the second part. I have taken additional care wit...
By: Lets_Prep_Together

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:01:32 PST
Quick Skills #1: 5 Simple Knots for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-1-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival/
Quick Skills #1: 5 Simple Knots for Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/MY2E/IIT4Y1TU/FE7MY2EIIT4Y1TU.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,since this is my last Instructable for 2015 I thought it was nice timing to release my new series "Quick Skills". The main focus of this series will be to teach skills for survival, prepping and general outdoor situations in a compact format and to motivate viewers to try ...
By: Lets_Prep_Together

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:20:37 PST
Knife sharpening with a whetstone: An easy angle guide for the perfect blade. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-with-stone-easy-angle-guide-perfect-bla/
Knife sharpening with a whetstone: An easy angle guide for the perfect blade. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/9WV5/I52CKYPV/FPF9WV5I52CKYPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/9WV5/I52CKYPV/FPF9WV5I52CKYPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/9WV5/I52CKYPV/FPF9WV5I52CKYPV.SMALL.jpg esawaya Knife, whetstone, & phone. Perfect blade.Sharpening a knife using a stone can be challenging if you're just starting out and you can actually end up with a dull knife. The basic concept of sharpening a blade is equal angles on both sides. 17-17 - Great! or 22-22 Great! 22-17 means you end up with a ...
By: esawaya

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:11:48 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LC5W/IIJKVSGL/FQ5LC5WIIJKVSGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LC5W/IIJKVSGL/FQ5LC5WIIJKVSGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LC5W/IIJKVSGL/FQ5LC5WIIJKVSGL.SMALL.jpg Southeast MiH What if you were faced with no electricity for an extended period of time, or maybe your an outdoorsy kind of person, or you just like DIY projects, no matter which you are this is the Instructable for you. This is a device that anyone can make and have on hand to use to cook on efficiently or stay ...
By: Southeast MiH

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
Paleo Lighter - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paleo-Lighter-Friction-Fire-in-Your-Pocket/
Paleo Lighter - UPDATED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/DOOP/IJ8UXL0I/FGMDOOPIJ8UXL0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/DOOP/IJ8UXL0I/FGMDOOPIJ8UXL0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/DOOP/IJ8UXL0I/FGMDOOPIJ8UXL0I.SMALL.jpg bricobart Friction Fire aka making fire using friction. Wood to wood, rope to wood, rope to rope, wood to car, car to dog, whatever. Am I the only one who seems to have enough of it?In every fire-related Instructable, in every survival video, in every schoolbook and in every edition of the SAS-bible you'll ge...
By: bricobart

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:54:18 PST
Easy waterproof clothing, and about anything else in your world. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-waterproof-clothing-and-about-anything-else-/
Easy waterproof clothing, and about anything else in your world. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TJ9Y/HEI4FFIF/FG3TJ9YHEI4FFIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TJ9Y/HEI4FFIF/FG3TJ9YHEI4FFIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/TJ9Y/HEI4FFIF/FG3TJ9YHEI4FFIF.SMALL.jpg GrumpyOldGoat Water proof about everything. Needed ingredients. 1. Mineral Spirits 2. 100% clear silicone caulking. Empty container to mix in and a stir stick. I used about 1/4 of the silicone tube and the quart of mineral spirits.  If I had more mineral spirits I would have thinned it more. It's a hindsight...
By: GrumpyOldGoat

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:58:10 PDT
Wearable First Aid Kit - A Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-First-Aid-Kit-A-Paracord-Bracelet/
Wearable First Aid Kit - A Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/P865/IGNZ62R6/FYLP865IGNZ62R6.SMALL.jpg wpage1 This guide will provide ideas for building your own wearable first aid kit. The kit is built into a paracord bracelet. The medical supplies are spaced out evenly in a layer of duct tape that creates a watertight core. The paracord is then connected to the two ends of a buckles and then weaved over t...
By: wpage1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 7 Nov 2015 01:14:22 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
6 wrist watch survival hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/L2BH/IGFGQ8L9/FBZL2BHIGFGQ8L9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus No one sets out to get lost, but when it happens you need to make the most of what you have on hand...or on your wrist.Though the humble wristwatch is something that many of us might take for granted, did you know that there's a few tricks up your sleeve with this tiny timepiece? For example, there'...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL http://www.instructables.com/id/AMMO-CAN-STOVE-USES-3-TYPES-OF-FUEL/
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/E8IT/IGDZ18WV/F6IE8ITIGDZ18WV.SMALL.jpg thetoolman Intro-I've always been intrigued with this concept and wanted to build my own however, most of the example videos online featured either 50 cal. or 20 cal. cans which, from my viewpoint are too small or too narrow for a realistic wood stove (sorry guys), and I've never seen one that uses all 3 types...
By: thetoolman

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:36:12 PDT
How to Start Fire with Water! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-Fire-with-Water/
How to Start Fire with Water! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/JEK5/FB7FC4OC/FT6JEK5FB7FC4OC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/JEK5/FB7FC4OC/FT6JEK5FB7FC4OC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/JEK5/FB7FC4OC/FT6JEK5FB7FC4OC.SMALL.jpg pudi.dk You probably already know a few ways to do this, but none that beats this method! It will not only make you be able to start a combustion with a drop of water, but it will be the coolest GREEN flame!For a brief description please watch this video: Note: Alot of people have mistakenly claimed that I ...
By: pudi.dk

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:47:48 PST
Basic Modern Snare Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Snare-Trap/
Basic Modern Snare Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CAU0/I0YGENGV/F9OCAU0I0YGENGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CAU0/I0YGENGV/F9OCAU0I0YGENGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CAU0/I0YGENGV/F9OCAU0I0YGENGV.SMALL.jpg TrapperEllie Snares are a very effective tool for harvesting small game and furbearers. They were one of the very first types of traps known to be used by early civilizations, and modernized versions are still being utilized to this day, by fur trappers, survivalists, and native peoples alike. Snares are simple,...
By: TrapperEllie

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:09:56 PDT
Introduction to building individual survival kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-building-individual-survival-kits/
Introduction to building individual survival kits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RPJC/IFMVT1GO/FE1RPJCIFMVT1GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RPJC/IFMVT1GO/FE1RPJCIFMVT1GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/RPJC/IFMVT1GO/FE1RPJCIFMVT1GO.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,thank you very much for the positive responses and feedback, favs & subscriptions for my previous projects. One thing I realized through messages and comments for my previous Pocket Survival Kit Deluxe and Comprehensive Altoids Survival Kit was how opinions differ when it ...
By: Lets_Prep_Together

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 14:52:29 PDT
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-DIY-Survival-Kit/
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/5SMT/IFVC678R/FKI5SMTIFVC678R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/5SMT/IFVC678R/FKI5SMTIFVC678R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/5SMT/IFVC678R/FKI5SMTIFVC678R.SMALL.jpg Akinventor I have created what I think to be the world's smallest survival kit. While this kit is certainly not the only thing you should count on, it is very useful and tightly packed. I can say for sure that at lease one of the things would help in nearly any survival situation, if not more. The tape, the th...
By: Akinventor

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:31:16 PDT
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-with-Wet-Wood/
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XIGD/IEOP5KVG/FKMXIGDIEOP5KVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XIGD/IEOP5KVG/FKMXIGDIEOP5KVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/XIGD/IEOP5KVG/FKMXIGDIEOP5KVG.SMALL.jpg Captain MacTavish It's rained, what are you going to do now? How are going to make a fire? Well, it's simple. Just follow my lead. Get your wood Find some reasonably wet wood, not some you found floating in the water. Then you're going to put it into a pile. Start Shaving Once you find some wood, if you break i...
By: Captain MacTavish

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:33:34 PDT
Post Apocalyptic Prescription Glasses (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-SOL-Perscription-Glasses-or-Glacier-Go/
Post Apocalyptic Prescription Glasses (Updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/SDJX/IF9TCFRE/FBISDJXIF9TCFRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/SDJX/IF9TCFRE/FBISDJXIF9TCFRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/SDJX/IF9TCFRE/FBISDJXIF9TCFRE.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox So you're out in the wilderness, or downtown for that matter, and the unthinkable happens. Your glasses get destroyed, lost, or otherwise rendered unusable. What are you to do, surely you can't survive and thrive without being able to see clearly? Fortunately for those of us with eyes that don't wor...
By: Zaphod Beetlebrox

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Oct 2015 13:10:09 PDT
How to make a Bushcraft knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Bushcraft-knife/
How to make a Bushcraft knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/NV1L/IF6NLY5I/FHWNV1LIF6NLY5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/NV1L/IF6NLY5I/FHWNV1LIF6NLY5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/NV1L/IF6NLY5I/FHWNV1LIF6NLY5I.SMALL.jpg Jake_Makes This is how I make my knives. Yes, it is exactly the same as any other knife Instructable on here. Do I care? Nope. And, neither do you, apparently. After all, you're reading it.I haven't posted much on Instructables yet, but that doesn't mean I haven't made many things. Look on my blog for all my o...
By: Jake_Makes

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 10:25:19 PDT
Wind proof survival matches http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-proof-survival-matches/
Wind proof survival matches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/0WL7/IF7IVNUL/FOV0WL7IF7IVNUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/0WL7/IF7IVNUL/FOV0WL7IF7IVNUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/0WL7/IF7IVNUL/FOV0WL7IF7IVNUL.SMALL.jpg MadScienceHacks Here's a hack I came up with that will allow you to make windproof survival matches with a few cheap items.Here's what you'll need - Regular or strike anywhere matchesSome cotton sewing threadSparklers Glue of choice (I used hot glue) Watch the video! The easiest way to follow along and understa...
By: MadScienceHacks

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 2 Oct 2015 04:37:37 PDT
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Pouches-Almost-Free/
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/GTOR/IESTU8HE/FY3GTORIESTU8HE.SMALL.jpg Machete Bushcraft Australia Super Simple DIY Waterproof Pouches that cost next to nothing to make!Welcome to our first Instructable. We are ‘long time listeners, first time callers’ and it’s about time we put something back in the mix.OK, before we begin they are pretty darn waterproof if you take your time and make the fancy ...
By: Machete Bushcraft Australia

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:27:43 PDT
Modular go bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-go-bag/
Modular go bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/A1TA/IEFZU7ZP/FONA1TAIEFZU7ZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/A1TA/IEFZU7ZP/FONA1TAIEFZU7ZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/A1TA/IEFZU7ZP/FONA1TAIEFZU7ZP.SMALL.jpg jls99 Ok I know the "Go bag", or whatever you want to call it has been done over and over. And every one has a different take on what they might need. That's great, because the skills of each individual are different just like the surroundings are different. Whatever your skills and locale are, you need w...
By: jls99

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 18:10:49 PDT
How to make charcloth http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-charcloth/
How to make charcloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OIRB/IEKIXIDX/FC3OIRBIEKIXIDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OIRB/IEKIXIDX/FC3OIRBIEKIXIDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OIRB/IEKIXIDX/FC3OIRBIEKIXIDX.SMALL.jpg Donutman77 BURNING THINGS CAN BE CONSTRUCTIVE NOW! And it will help you burn more things later! And you know maybe save your life. (P.S. this is my first instructable so please by all means give me some feedback!) Materials -any type of metal tin with a hole punched in the top ( I used an altiods tin)-tinf...
By: Donutman77

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:43:59 PDT
How to Build a Snow Cave for Winter Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Snow-Cave-for-Winter-Survival/
How to Build a Snow Cave for Winter Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ZM57/IEO2XU67/F1GZM57IEO2XU67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ZM57/IEO2XU67/F1GZM57IEO2XU67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ZM57/IEO2XU67/F1GZM57IEO2XU67.SMALL.jpg aaron81006 In this Instructable, I will give you the steps to build a snow cave that can protect you for many nights in a winter environment.Items needed include:Snow - If you live in Costa Rica, you probably wont be building a snow cave in your back yard.Snow mobile - or some sort of transportation to get you...
By: aaron81006

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:47:24 PDT
MakeKit: a boredom kit for Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeKit-a-boredom-kit-for-Makers/
MakeKit: a boredom kit for Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/ZA88/IEN4QIF2/FVAZA88IEN4QIF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/ZA88/IEN4QIF2/FVAZA88IEN4QIF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/ZA88/IEN4QIF2/FVAZA88IEN4QIF2.SMALL.jpg seamster This is an on-the-go kit of general making and fixing supplies. Occasionally I find myself away from home and looking to pass the time in the way I prefer most: Making and fixing stuff!If you're like me and are inherently driven to tinker, fix, and create, you ought to put together a MakeKit for you...
By: seamster

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:51:03 PDT
Yet another Penny Stove- super simple mix http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-Penny-Stove-super-simple-mix/
Yet another Penny Stove- super simple mix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/MTQJ/IE7J59H8/F5UMTQJIE7J59H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/MTQJ/IE7J59H8/F5UMTQJIE7J59H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/MTQJ/IE7J59H8/F5UMTQJIE7J59H8.SMALL.jpg DownAndOutInChristchurchNZ After the earthquakes in Christchurch I became a little "survival", camper van with solar pannels, rocket fires and of course the penny stove.Some of our locals were cooking on car bonnets over an open fire in the back yard..I have fumbled around making these a few times and have come up with a new ...
By: DownAndOutInChristchurchNZ

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:07:17 PDT
How to make your own homemade survival bars! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-homemade-survival-bars/
How to make your own homemade survival bars! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/PX34/IE42QRK4/FM3PX34IE42QRK4.SMALL.jpg DIYPro0505 These survival bars are easy to make, quick, and they taste great. Yes, they should have a very long shelf life (20 years). There is no oil or any ingredient that goes rancid or spoils quickly. They do not contain moisture, as you dry them in the oven, but they stay moist due to the Jello. Pretty ...
By: DIYPro0505

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Sep 2015 07:21:23 PDT
SaveAqua Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/SaveAqua-Washing-Station/
SaveAqua Washing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SMALL.jpg SaveAquaTaps Hand washing is important no matter where you are, but it can be difficult to wash your hands when you are camping and there is no water infrastructure around. Using the SaveAqua tap you can make your own water dispenser by reusing containers.The benefits of using the SaveAqua tap;1.Operates without...
By: SaveAquaTaps

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:20:43 PDT
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... http://www.instructables.com/id/Disaster-pack-Urban-edition-50-shades-of-grey/
Disaster pack: Urban edition, 50 shades of grey... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/OIE6/IE4DYUGF/FGEOIE6IE4DYUGF.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail This kit revolves around the "grey man" concept (Sorry no NC-17 content here) and was partially influenced by this ible here: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Bug-Out-Bag-Gra...For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the "grey man" is the ambiguous bystander. He (or she) doesn't stand out fr...
By: 4WantofaNail

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:08:16 PDT
Fire Lighting With The Aid of a Pencil Sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Lighting-With-The-Aid-of-a-Pencil-Sharpener/
Fire Lighting With The Aid of a Pencil Sharpener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/TGOH/IDSN8LHE/FO5TGOHIDSN8LHE.SMALL.jpg Capsos Hi and welcome to another Instructable by me Capsos. I do hope you enjoy these and please make sure you check out my other Instructables on here, Also with that if you are into Bushcraft or would like to see a little more on what I teach then please check my Instagram page Capsos_BushcraftHave a bri...
By: Capsos

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:41:19 PDT
The Ultimate Survival Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Watch/
The Ultimate Survival Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/218L/IE18006W/FSL218LIE18006W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/218L/IE18006W/FSL218LIE18006W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/218L/IE18006W/FSL218LIE18006W.SMALL.jpg KyleTheCreator In this tutorial I'll show you how to make the ultimate 5-in-1 survival watch for around $20.00. This masculine gadget boasts five utilities: a watch with the date and time, a compass, a fire starter, a whistle, and a knife blade. Be prepared for whatever life/ nature throws at you by wearing this...
By: KyleTheCreator

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
3 METHODS FOR HOME MADE FIRE STARTER http://www.instructables.com/id/3-METHODS-FOR-HOME-MADE-FIRE-STARTER/
3 METHODS FOR HOME MADE FIRE STARTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5VC/HJKC4O0K/FLSV5VCHJKC4O0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5VC/HJKC4O0K/FLSV5VCHJKC4O0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/V5VC/HJKC4O0K/FLSV5VCHJKC4O0K.SMALL.jpg warehouse32   As July is soon coming to a close here in the North East, my favorite time to go camping has finally arrived: late summer-early fall. The temperature starts to cool, the humidity drops, and the fire flies light up the evening sky. One of my most cherished camping memories is sitting around the fir...
By: warehouse32

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:16:19 PDT
Indestructible Solar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Solar-Light/
Indestructible Solar Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XRYY/IDFW8D9L/F21XRYYIDFW8D9L.SMALL.jpg funtogether Being alone, in the dark, on a cold, damp night isn't an experience that most people want to have. Unfortunately, it happens. Sometimes it happens because your flashlight ran out of battery, got dropped and broken, or you just forgot to bring a flashlight. This light was made to help you with all...
By: funtogether

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:39:15 PDT