Instructables: exploring - outside - wood http://www.instructables.com Tue, 6 Dec 2016 08:47:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Kama made from an old Saw Blade with basic tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Slaying-Kama-Made-From-an-Old-Saw-Blade/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:22:30 PDT
Wooden Spear Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spear-Shooter/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:48:42 PDT
Frog Gig http://www.instructables.com/id/Frog-Gig/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 06:25:28 PDT
Reclined Tree Stand Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclined-Tree-Stand-Seat/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 21:17:38 PDT
Barrel Raft (Soapy Schooner) http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Raft-Soapy-Schooner/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:31:53 PDT
Customized Bike Basket With Removable Growler Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Bike-Basket-With-Removable-Growler-Hold/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:31:09 PDT
Water Resistant Matchboxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Resistant-Matchboxes/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 09:36:19 PDT
How to Build a Wood and Leather Water Ski http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wood-and-Leather-Water-Ski/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 16:45:37 PDT
Acid Blackened Custom Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Blackened-Custom-Hunting-Knife/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 10:19:17 PDT
How to make a Thule Portageā„¢ canoe carrier for about $11 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Thule-Portage-Canoe-Carrier-for-Abou/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:00:30 PDT
D.I.Y. Oldskool Cruiser Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oldskool-Cruiser-Skateboard/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:37:19 PDT
My Lovely Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Lovely-Planter/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 01:09:59 PDT
Wood pile "book end" supports from pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pile-book-End-Supports-From-Pallet/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:36:19 PDT
Tree Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Platform/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:46:27 PDT
Gazebo - Part 3 Structure and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Gazebo-Part-3-Structure-and-Bench/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:14:53 PDT
Gazebo - Part 1 Foundation - Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Gazebo-Part-1-Foundation-Overview/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:45:24 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
Backyard Project Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Project-Wood/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 20:03:18 PDT
DIY Wood Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Planter/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:37:30 PDT
Easy File Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-File-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 02:07:49 PDT
Reclaimed Cable Spool into Cheap Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Cable-Spool-Into-Cheap-Picnic-Table/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:55:48 PDT
Hand Hay Baler http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Hay-Baler/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 14:29:40 PDT
Wacky Walking Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Wacky-Walking-Sticks/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:40:14 PDT
BRANCHBOARDING / TREE OF MOTION http://www.instructables.com/id/BRANCHBOARDING-TREE-OF-MOTION/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:56:54 PDT
Restoration: How to Bring a Cedar Swing Set Back to Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoration-How-to-Bring-a-Cedar-Swing-Set-Back-to/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:06:37 PDT
Backyard lounge http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Lounge/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:35:52 PDT
Wood Stump Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Stump-Stool/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 06:05:25 PDT
My DIY Upcycled Scrap & Pallet Wood Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/My-DIY-Upcycled-Scrap-Pallet-Wood-Playhouse/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 04:36:08 PDT
Medicine Bottle Rain Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Medicine-Bottle-Rain-Gauge/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:32:01 PDT
The Upcycled DIY Sandbox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Upcycled-DIY-Sandbox/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:00:22 PDT
Reclamied Garden Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclamied-Garden-Fence/
Reclamied Garden Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/W7E5/IR40BE72/FB2W7E5IR40BE72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/W7E5/IR40BE72/FB2W7E5IR40BE72.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/W7E5/IR40BE72/FB2W7E5IR40BE72.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl We moved into a new home last Fall and had to construct a fence to keep the deer and other animals out of our garden. I wanted to use materials I found around the farm, without spending any money.Materials-Rolls of leftover fencing -chicken wire-old fence post-twine-fencing nails-screws-old cans/b...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:07:45 PDT
RoCkeT StOvE(one in the ground & a usual one) http://www.instructables.com/id/MaKe-a-ROckeT-StOvEusual-One-One-in-the-Ground/
RoCkeT StOvE(one in the ground & a usual one) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/5GGQ/IQYTP80Q/F395GGQIQYTP80Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/5GGQ/IQYTP80Q/F395GGQIQYTP80Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/5GGQ/IQYTP80Q/F395GGQIQYTP80Q.SMALL.jpg jamessebastian my dad conventionally uses this stove["usual one type 1" and "usual one type 2"] as it is very energy efficient for cooking and I thought it would make a good instructable.TYPE 1(IN STEP 1) IS FANTASTIC AS IT IS VERY EFFICIENT (once lit it will go on..upto 2.5 hrs..approx) AND IT IS VERY HOT UNLIKE...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:46:52 PDT
8 Ways to Light a Charcoal Chimney Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Ways-to-Light-a-Charcoal-Chimney-Starter/
8 Ways to Light a Charcoal Chimney Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/2QQG/IQYSYRPL/F1A2QQGIQYSYRPL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/2QQG/IQYSYRPL/F1A2QQGIQYSYRPL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/2QQG/IQYSYRPL/F1A2QQGIQYSYRPL.SMALL.jpg cheyenne.ledyard Here are my top 8 ways to light a charcoal chimney starter. Be sure you use a well made chimney starter. I prefer the Weber Chimney Starter. It can withstand the high heat from the turkey fryer, and is very well constructed.**Please be careful and use my methods at your own risk. **Always have a fir...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:56:37 PDT
5 minute build - Tin can cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Build-Tin-Can-Cooker/
5 minute build - Tin can cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/H2XW/IQYSZPFU/F4MH2XWIQYSZPFU.SMALL.jpg chris_maker If you ever find yourself in the situation where lugging a huge camping stove around with you on a survival trip is not an option, try making this small, light and portable tin can cooker that will only take 5 minutes to knock up. It's about as simple as it gets, two household items that everyone ca...
By: chris_maker

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:16:12 PDT
"Lawn Darts" from reclaimed materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Darts-From-Reclaimed-Materials/
"Lawn Darts" from reclaimed materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/YU08/IQU12TWR/FJUYU08IQU12TWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/YU08/IQU12TWR/FJUYU08IQU12TWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/YU08/IQU12TWR/FJUYU08IQU12TWR.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson I made an outdoor dartboard from some old house studs and a dartboard I found in a basement. If you like the project, I'd be honored if you'd vote for me in a couple contests. Let's see how this thing came together! Assemble Materials This dartboard case is made from an old dartboard I found in ...
By: adamtylernelson

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:38:19 PDT
Christmas Decoration From Salvaged Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decoration-From-Salvaged-Materials/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:26:19 PDT
Camp Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Axe-Holster/
Camp Axe Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/5XJ0/IQTZVU2P/FXL5XJ0IQTZVU2P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/5XJ0/IQTZVU2P/FXL5XJ0IQTZVU2P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/5XJ0/IQTZVU2P/FXL5XJ0IQTZVU2P.SMALL.jpg aj_berg Simple, cheap holster you can make for your camp axe! Items needed are scrap leather (enough to cover blade when folded in half and a 1" strip for a strap), leather rivets (or grommets in my case due to lack of rivets), and a snap, or button. Layout Nothing is too precise here. I simply took a p...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:42:10 PDT
WOODEN PORTABLE SWING http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-PORTABLE-SWING/
WOODEN PORTABLE SWING - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6RWF/IQHIV73U/F656RWFIQHIV73U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6RWF/IQHIV73U/F656RWFIQHIV73U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/6RWF/IQHIV73U/F656RWFIQHIV73U.SMALL.jpg stijnkrock With this swing you can swing anywhere where you want. And is easy to store. Materials you'll need - 2 wooden beams- 1 rope with a minimum length of 30meter- 2 metal hooks (picture) Wooden beams 1) Make 1 or 2 surfaces of the wooden beams flat.2) Drill 2 holes of Ø10 at the ends of the wooden...
By: stijnkrock

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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:30:39 PDT
Welcome Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-Sign/
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By: Carpenter Guy

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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 20:10:05 PDT
Make a Custom Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Bike-Stand/
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By: Carpenter Guy

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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 20:14:43 PDT
Quick Soaking Wood Chips for Smoking Meat http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Soaking-Wood-Chips-for-Smoking-Meat/
Quick Soaking Wood Chips for Smoking Meat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DC05/IQ8SBXUE/FZTDC05IQ8SBXUE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DC05/IQ8SBXUE/FZTDC05IQ8SBXUE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/DC05/IQ8SBXUE/FZTDC05IQ8SBXUE.SMALL.jpg JmsDwh If you choose to soak your wood chips before smoking meats, you know that it takes a long time. Some people recommend soaking wood chips overnight, but everyone agrees that it has to be at least 30 minutes. If you remember to do this step, you could probably do some other preparation while you are w...
By: JmsDwh

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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 09:44:15 PDT
Wooden Benches and Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Benches-and-Table/
Wooden Benches and Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5HSU/IQ6VAZBW/F9Z5HSUIQ6VAZBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5HSU/IQ6VAZBW/F9Z5HSUIQ6VAZBW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5HSU/IQ6VAZBW/F9Z5HSUIQ6VAZBW.SMALL.jpg tclamp These are some outside benches and table I made out of cedar. I came up with the design myself and I'm sure there can be some areas that can be improved.Tools & materials needed : -Table saw-Chop saw-Glue (I used Gorilla glue)-Compressor-Nailer-Miter clamps-Metal l-bracket-Carriage bolts and nuts-Fo...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 12:25:25 PDT
DIY Wooden Porch Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Porch-Swing/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 20:43:28 PDT
Pallet + Vintage post = How to make a bee house http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Vintage-Post-How-to-Make-a-Bee-House/
Pallet + Vintage post = How to make a bee house - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7OU1/IPZMNRPX/FGA7OU1IPZMNRPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7OU1/IPZMNRPX/FGA7OU1IPZMNRPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7OU1/IPZMNRPX/FGA7OU1IPZMNRPX.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife One of the last things I thought I’d want to make is something to attract bees, but as it turns out, building a bee house was fun and it’s an environmentally friendly and cool new part to our landscape Materials I used a pallet for the base, which I wanted to make a container garden with, full of...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:13:59 PDT
Easy Fire Starter Fan/blower http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fire-Starter-Fanblower/
Easy Fire Starter Fan/blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7X33/IPYA0WHL/FKW7X33IPYA0WHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7X33/IPYA0WHL/FKW7X33IPYA0WHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7X33/IPYA0WHL/FKW7X33IPYA0WHL.SMALL.jpg sadyal This is a quick way to start a good going fire without having to fan by hand. Pvc pipe 3/4 inch pvc pipe cut into just under 2 feet Duck tape and some duct tape Cover cover the end with duck tape.a few layers will be good and make sure there is no way for air to come out the sides Hole m...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:19:20 PDT
Survival Wooden Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Wooden-Knife/
Survival Wooden Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/487M/IPY0NOJ1/F2E487MIPY0NOJ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/487M/IPY0NOJ1/F2E487MIPY0NOJ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/487M/IPY0NOJ1/F2E487MIPY0NOJ1.SMALL.jpg mountain g Cool survival wooden knife made in only 15 minutes Things you will need: Cut the wood You can decide how much to cut according to how long you want the blade to be. Sharpen and sand Adjusting the width Adjust the width of the bottom of the blade according to the hole in the bamboo. C...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:57:09 PDT
Wine Cork Pirate Ships http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Cork-Pirate-Ships/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:37:46 PDT
Comfortable Outdoor Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Comfortable-Outdoor-Couch/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:49:36 PDT
How to Build a Bespoke Summerhouse From Reclaimed Wood and Save Hundreds! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Bespoke-Summerhouse-From-Reclaimed-/
How to Build a Bespoke Summerhouse From Reclaimed Wood and Save Hundreds! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/DHF9/IPOA0JUM/FQJDHF9IPOA0JUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/DHF9/IPOA0JUM/FQJDHF9IPOA0JUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/DHF9/IPOA0JUM/FQJDHF9IPOA0JUM.SMALL.jpg rosemarybeetle I love being outside and have wanted to build a summerhouse in the garden for ages. Last year I decided to get it together. Of course, as a serial maker, I was never going to just buy a flimsy and usually very expensive shed-like summerhouse from a garden centre, when I could make a much better one ...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 11:47:36 PDT
BirdAppleStation http://www.instructables.com/id/BirdAppleStation/
BirdAppleStation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1G4M/IPK99N88/FAM1G4MIPK99N88.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1G4M/IPK99N88/FAM1G4MIPK99N88.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/1G4M/IPK99N88/FAM1G4MIPK99N88.SMALL.jpg Tubebird HiWelcome to my birdhouse. This is my first own building project and I'm not a native speaker so please excuse any misspelling. Have fun.Tubebird Wooden boards First you need wood. Much wood. I used this wooden board. Then I sawed the wooden board in little parts. Two with 40cm x 12 cm and two wi...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 03:48:09 PDT