Instructables: exploring - outside - survival http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 03:16:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Build a Backpacking Stove for Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Backpacking-Stove-for-Under-10/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:12:00 PST
Quick Skills #5: How to Tie Lashings - Pt.2 Diagonal Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-5-How-to-Tie-Lashings-Pt2-Diagonal-La/
Quick Skills #5: How to Tie Lashings - Pt.2 Diagonal Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/IBBT/IKH5ELOP/FCYIBBTIKH5ELOP.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,here is part two of the "How to tie Lashings" mini series. This time we will be looking at another basic lashing which can be used to tie poles at angles of around 45° together. The diagonal lashing can be used to create trestles as supporting elements of larger structures & frames in co...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:49:51 PST
Primitive Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Spear/
Primitive Spear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/T7VL/IK7C6YLH/FKOT7VLIK7C6YLH.SMALL.jpg J troyer This is a double sided spear tutorial which could save your life. It can be used to fish, hunt, and protect. Material All you need is a knife and cord (shoelace paracord ....) and some wilderness Finding A Tree You want a straight tree that fits comfortably in your hands. It can be small or b...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:12:51 PST
Safety Survival Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Survival-Flashlight/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:11:11 PST
Homemade Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fire-Piston/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 18:44:30 PST
Survival Key Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Key-Set/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:49:42 PST
Quick Skills #4: How to tie Lashings - Pt.1 Square Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-4-How-to-Tie-Lashings-Pt1-Square-Lash/
Quick Skills #4: How to tie Lashings - Pt.1 Square Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/W0NY/IK8MWNJW/FKTW0NYIK8MWNJW.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,this week I decided to continue my Quick Skills series with a new mini series. Based on the previous videos & Instructables about Knots for Survival I'm going to show a number of different lashings for various survival, bush craft & general outdoor uses. The first part showcases the squa...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:23:51 PST
Ultimate Survivor Paracord Belt with Emergency Pack Buckle (Under $20) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Survivor-Paracord-Belt-With-Emergency-Pac/
Ultimate Survivor Paracord Belt with Emergency Pack Buckle (Under $20) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5RD8/IK4CLI1H/FZ15RD8IK4CLI1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5RD8/IK4CLI1H/FZ15RD8IK4CLI1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/5RD8/IK4CLI1H/FZ15RD8IK4CLI1H.SMALL.jpg alanjamesblair I am going to start this 'ible with a plea. If you've been wanting an Instructable about making a full-on paracord belt, please vote for me if you like this project. I don't need to win first, but if you found this 'ible worthy, please help me get one of those prizes for braving the elements. This i...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 23:03:09 PST
To Go Fishing Kit Under 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Go-Fishing-Kit-Under-20/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 09:13:50 PST
EASY AND EFFECTIVE FIRE STARTERS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-AND-EFFECTIVE-FIRE-STARTERS/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:33:02 PST
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Ways-to-Make-Multi-Surface-LED-Tags-Taggie-/
4 Ways to make Multi-Surface LED Throwies - Taggies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/CGGX/IJYUSJHN/FQOCGGXIJYUSJHN.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi everyone,today I'm publishing my 20th Instructable & YouTube video! To do so I decided to roll 4 Mini Projects into one and hope that you'll like it. The inspiration for this project came from so called "throwies" which are basically powered LED's with a magnet that can be thrown against metallic...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:14:00 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
My 48h Bushcraft / Bivouac Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/My-48h-Bushcraft-Bivouac-Backpack/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:48:56 PST
Outdoor survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival-Kit-1/
Outdoor survival kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S848/IJQOOFSS/FABS848IJQOOFSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S848/IJQOOFSS/FABS848IJQOOFSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S848/IJQOOFSS/FABS848IJQOOFSS.SMALL.jpg ranwithjesus Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out my Instructable! This Instructable will tell you exactly what you need to bring whenever you go camping, backpacking, ect. It will also provide descriptions of WHY you need to bring some of the stuff, while others are kind of self explanatory. If you like this I...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:57:32 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
CREATIVE EMERGENGY ZIP TIES! http://www.instructables.com/id/CREATIVE-EMERGENGY-ZIP-TIES/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:16:47 PST
Survival Essentials: Fire V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Essentials-Fire-V2/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 09:20:46 PST
Emergency Avalanche Beacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Avalanche-Beacon/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 11:34:49 PST
Survival Essentials: Fire V2+ http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Essentials-Fire-V2-1/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 08:13:26 PST
Quick Skills #3: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-3-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival-Part-3/
Quick Skills #3: 5 Simple Knots for Survival Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CQ5U/IJFZZHI4/F5VCQ5UIJFZZHI4.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,thanks a lot for the great reception of the first two parts of this series in the past two weeks. To finish this mini series I have compiled another five simple knots that you might find useful in a survival situation.Thanks to all those of you who wrote me constructive fe...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:34:48 PST
Winter survival: super shelter + all night long fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Survival-Super-Shelter-All-Night-Long-Fire/
Winter survival: super shelter + all night long fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/WO86/IJEKMEWT/F5WWO86IJEKMEWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/WO86/IJEKMEWT/F5WWO86IJEKMEWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/WO86/IJEKMEWT/F5WWO86IJEKMEWT.SMALL.jpg kereszteszsgy Here we present, how to make a super shelter and build an all night long fire to survive a night in the woods during winter. Direct link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXVGJNHbsZc
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 06:57:25 PST
Survival Headwear http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Headwear/
Survival Headwear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DDES/IJBTYPXY/FR7DDESIJBTYPXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DDES/IJBTYPXY/FR7DDESIJBTYPXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/DDES/IJBTYPXY/FR7DDESIJBTYPXY.SMALL.jpg MehtlliK Brave the Elements using this piece of clothing for your head.Introducing the Survival Headwear!.You can do all kinds of stuff with this headwear including:Can be a bag to carry thingscover for the harsh environment (dust, smoke, etc.)and by the way its cool to use too.if you want to make one follow...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 03:17:00 PST
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
Fire Cube (Fire Starter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Cube-Fire-Starter/
Fire Cube (Fire Starter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/9RJG/IJAAAFAK/FQ79RJGIJAAAFAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/9RJG/IJAAAFAK/FQ79RJGIJAAAFAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/9RJG/IJAAAFAK/FQ79RJGIJAAAFAK.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Hello world! Pure Carbon here and today I will be showing you how to build a small, long burning fire starter that I call the fire cube. Its essentially a cotton ball covered with petroleum jelly which is compressed as small as it can. Its great for lighting emergency fires and is small enough to fi...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:57:41 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
No Cost Crampons http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cost-Crampons/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 23:28:39 PST
Building Campfires the Right Way (without fire starters or dangerous accelerants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Campfires-the-Right-Way-without-Fire-Star/
Building Campfires the Right Way (without fire starters or dangerous accelerants) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HCI3/IJ8WXEO4/F1JHCI3IJ8WXEO4.SMALL.jpg soxley88 Fire building is an art. Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation without a convenient fire starter, and you will need to find flammable materials from your environment. It may take a little more work, but creating fire from the natural elements is very rewarding. Finding a Location Where ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:43:02 PST
quick cane for when you are in need http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cane-for-When-You-Are-in-Need/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:27:44 PST
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...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:01:32 PST
4 Household Items for Survival/bushcraft http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Household-Items-for-Survivalbushcraft/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 07:34:41 PST
4x2 Pickup - 2x4 Mud Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/4x2-Pickup-2x4-Mud-Shoes/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:17:28 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
DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Survival-Kit-1/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 10:27:31 PST
Paracord Watch With Duct Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Watch-With-Duct-Tape/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 12:33:41 PST
Quick Skills #1: 5 Simple Knots for Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Skills-1-5-Simple-Knots-for-Survival/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 16:20:37 PST
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
Paleo Lighter - UPDATED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paleo-Lighter-Friction-Fire-in-Your-Pocket/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 13:54:18 PST
Mini Project #12: Cotton pad, PJ & wax fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Project-12-Cotton-Pad-PJ-Wax-Fire-Starters/
Mini Project #12: Cotton pad, PJ & wax fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/DEI6/IIHRIVQQ/FTIDEI6IIHRIVQQ.SMALL.jpg Lets_Prep_Together Hi Instructables Community,this project has been approved for the "Leftovers", "Brave the elements" and "homemade gifts" contest. If you like I would appreciate your votes.this week we will make some of the probably easiest fire starters in this series (so far). This time I decided to make a video I...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:37:14 PST
Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Kit-18/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 08:02:26 PST
Urban EDC V2.0: This time it's personal! http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-EDC-V20-This-Time-Its-Personal/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:59:14 PST
Belt Knife for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Knife-for-Dummies/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 11:43:46 PST
10 Euro Survival Kit (Challenge) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Euro-Survival-Kit-Challenge/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:50:59 PST
Penny Stove, Scollop+Double Scollop http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Stove-ScallopDouble-Scallop/
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 16:14:11 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
Miniature multipurpose survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-multipurpose-survival-kit/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 18:04:28 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
Build a Campfire and Cook a Delicious Meal http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Campfire-and-Cook-a-Delicious-Meal/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:55:44 PST
Wearable Survival Kit (With Tech Additions) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Survival-Kit-With-Tech-Additions/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:18:17 PST
How to set a Live Cage Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-a-Live-Cage-Trap/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:42:55 PST
Lighting cigarettes and making fire with sunlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-cigarettes-with-sunlight/
Lighting cigarettes and making fire with sunlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/N5JA/IH3TADC6/F3GN5JAIH3TADC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/N5JA/IH3TADC6/F3GN5JAIH3TADC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/N5JA/IH3TADC6/F3GN5JAIH3TADC6.SMALL.jpg tonytran2015 by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia).Figure 1: Lighting a cigarette by sunlight. Smouldering is visible after 27seconds. Figure 2: Diagram of the experiment.The title could have been "Lighting cigarettes with the face of a Storm brand watch" but it would look so unreal !I actually did not use any ...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 23:39:23 PST