Instructables: exploring - outside - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:45:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Ultimate Survival Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Watch/
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:00:32 PDT
How to: Basic BMX Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Basic-BMX-Tricks/
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Wed, 30 Jun 2010 16:05:08 PDT
"Fold" a Non-Folding Bike and Avoid Airline Fees http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Any-Bike/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2009 11:41:11 PDT
How to lace a bicycle wheel. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-bicycle-wheel/
How to lace a bicycle wheel. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/TJB5/FN4A5GZT/FX3TJB5FN4A5GZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/TJB5/FN4A5GZT/FX3TJB5FN4A5GZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/TJB5/FN4A5GZT/FX3TJB5FN4A5GZT.SMALL.jpg chinamtb Being able to lace and true your own wheels is a very important skill to learn. Not only will you save money and be able to look after your wheels better, but you will also have the ultimate trump card over your mates!Although wheel building looks a little complicate and often scares riders, it is i...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2008 05:57:53 PST
3 METHODS FOR HOME MADE FIRE STARTER http://www.instructables.com/id/3-METHODS-FOR-HOME-MADE-FIRE-STARTER/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:16:19 PDT
Lanyard Weaves http://www.instructables.com/id/Lanyard-Weaves/
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 22:41:49 PDT
10-Minute Pop-Can Penny Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Pop-Can-Penny-Stove/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:14:09 PDT
Trucos para afilar un cuchillo http://www.instructables.com/id/Trucos-para-afilar-un-cuchillo/
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:19:24 PDT
Make a ultra-cheap generator for your bicycle (by cheap means from almost dirt!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-ultea-cheap-generator-for-your-bicycle-from/
Make a ultra-cheap generator for your bicycle (by cheap means from almost dirt!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/05BE/IDSN81X3/FEW05BEIDSN81X3.SMALL.jpg Menticol Today I would like to show you how to build a very cheap yet working bicycle generator. My idea is not competing with a store-bought “dynamo”, but instead teaching you a fun project made from trash (and some of the science behind it). What’s a Generator and how it works? A generator is a machine ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:17:31 PDT
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-Of-Mosquitoes-with-a-Fan-Window-Scr/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:11:25 PDT
How to get a rope into a tree (without climbing it) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-a-rope-into-a-tree-without-climbing-it/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2008 02:43:32 PDT
How to Put up a Dome Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-up-a-Dome-Tent/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:46:31 PDT
Indestructible Solar Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Solar-Light/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:39:15 PDT
Make a kid's bike into a balance bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-kids-bike-into-a-balance-bike/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:27:01 PDT
Trailer Into Simple Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Into-Simple-Camper/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:46:01 PDT
Instructions For Assembling A Walleye Fishing Rod And Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructions-For-Assembling-A-Walleye-Fishing-Rod-/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:05:22 PDT
Proffesional Ghillie Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Proffesional-Ghillie-Suit/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2009 06:44:58 PST
Emergency Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Fire-Starter/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:19:13 PDT
Dig your way to a super massive beach hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Dig-your-way-to-a-super-massive-beach-hole/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:53:13 PDT
Making Campfire Twists http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Campfire-Twists/
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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 13:55:19 PDT
How to Rescue a Hummingbird http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rescue-a-Humming-Bird/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:33:56 PDT
Ax/Hatchet Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/AxHatchet-Restoration/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 08:51:14 PDT
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-rRaft-Building-a-Raft-out-of-Water-Bottl/
Project rRaft - Building a Raft out of Water Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/VNJP/FQHNKUMB/FFWVNJPFQHNKUMB.SMALL.jpg Weissensteinburg rRaft is short for recycled raft. Inspired by Reishee Sowa, who lives on a water bottle island in mexico, this is my attempt at a similar feat. While many people have duct taped a couple hundred bottles together in the past and called it a raft, mine is sturdier, has a real deck, and is indefinitely...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 07:58:13 PST
The "Everyman" Every-Day Carry (EDC) Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Everyman-Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:12:36 PST
Painting Your Skateboard 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Your-Skateboard-101/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:33:27 PST
How to tan a rabbit pelt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tan-a-rabbit-pelt/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:34:57 PDT
10 beach hacks with 2L bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/10-beach-hacks-for-2L-bottles/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 02:06:39 PDT
How to Make a Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Surfboard/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 05:23:12 PDT
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Low-Cost-Canoe-Rack-for-Your-Truck/
Build Your Own Low Cost Pickup Truck Canoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/JJCF/HKPX4MGT/FBNJJCFHKPX4MGT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's prime canoeing weather and our Maker Space  "The Rabbit Hole" planned a canoe trip, awesome! Problem is, I had one canoe of our own, and a truck, but no canoe rack (and didn't want to drive all the way to the river with a 15 foot canoe hanging out the back). Commercially made racks for a pickup...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 19:02:47 PDT
Paracord Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Keychain-1/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 19:55:45 PST
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-never-eat-crappy-freeze-dried-camping-meals/
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SMALL.jpg statestraveller Hiking is my 'thing.' I love seeing amazing things that I couldn't possibly have seen from inside a car. Having a one-year-old to cart around hasn't stopped me yet either - so far our major trips have included the Tour du Mont Blanc (when she was eight weeks old) and most of the Dingle Way in Irel...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:01:37 PDT
Bike Maintenence: Put a bike chain back on after it falls off and prevent it from happening again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Maintenence-Put-a-bike-chain-back-on-after-i/
Bike Maintenence: Put a bike chain back on after it falls off and prevent it from happening again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/R4NU/H58P2FUI/FQSR4NUH58P2FUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/R4NU/H58P2FUI/FQSR4NUH58P2FUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/R4NU/H58P2FUI/FQSR4NUH58P2FUI.SMALL.jpg bigmack07 I'm sure almost everyone of you out there who has a bike have had the chain come off once or twice when you were riding. I made this instructable to show you how to put it back on and prevent it from happening again. Flip Bike Over Rest bike on handlebars and bike seat to make it easier to acces...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:36:56 PDT
No more flat tires??? http://www.instructables.com/id/No-more-flat-tires/
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Wed, 19 May 2010 20:21:24 PDT
Portage cart for canoes and kayaks http://www.instructables.com/id/Portage-cart-for-canoes-and-kayaks/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 15:08:18 PDT
Make replacement tent poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-replacement-tent-poles/
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 18:38:13 PDT
How to repair those useless new clippers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-those-useless-new-clippers/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2008 18:14:24 PST
Wooden Floor For A Seahawk 4 Fishing Raft http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Floor-For-A-Seahawk-4-Fishing-Raft/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 15:05:45 PDT
how to shave with an axe http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shave-with-an-axe/
how to shave with an axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/PI6W/ID77NDM4/F2QPI6WID77NDM4.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Few things are manlier than shaving with a straight razor, except maybe shaving with an axe. Having never shaved with a straight razor before I decided if I was going to learn to shave with a single blade I was going to start in the deep end and learn with an axe. Go big, or go home. So, I sharpened...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:28:51 PDT
Build a Milk Jug Raft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Milk-Jug-Raft/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 17:20:43 PDT
How to make an outdoor Kayak Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Kayak-Storage-Rack/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:20:35 PDT
Replace a mountain bike front fork for older MTBs http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-mountain-bike-front-fork-for-older-MTBs/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:29:29 PDT
How to build a PVC geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-PVC-geodesic-dome/
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 13:33:59 PDT
How to clean golf clubs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-golf-clubs/
How to clean golf clubs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VUUK/FT182OVM/F52VUUKFT182OVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VUUK/FT182OVM/F52VUUKFT182OVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/VUUK/FT182OVM/F52VUUKFT182OVM.SMALL.jpg then There are several ways to clean golf clubs. You can spend a little money on golf club cleaning kits that are available at most golf pro shops. And those cleaning kits work well.Or you can simply gather up a couple household items. What you need is a plastic bucket (unless you're willing to clean you...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 16:19:05 PDT
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) http://www.instructables.com/id/20L-simple-roll-top-backpack-base-with-pocket-for-/
20L simple roll top backpack base with pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SMALL.jpg AshZ Here is the pack shown with the climbing set up. This is a generally simple build made entirely of simple straight stitches and designed to be sewn on a home sewing machine (with maybe a tiny bit of hand cranking of the machine at a point or two), it takes between 4 and 7 hours and would be a great ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:41:51 PDT
Mosquito Zapper http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Zapper/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 11:37:08 PDT
How to make DIY Bike Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-DIY-Bike-Panniers/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2008 09:29:41 PDT
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Road-Trip-Car-Conversion-Honda-Fit/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:03:23 PDT
Airgun with eXplosive air-Release Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Airgun-with-eXplosive-air-Release-Valve/
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Tue, 27 May 2008 05:44:03 PDT
How to supercharge air gun with things in you can find in your local pantry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-increase-breakbarrelspringer-air-gun/
How to supercharge air gun with things in you can find in your local pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/B2RR/HQQLKPV0/F0UB2RRHQQLKPV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/B2RR/HQQLKPV0/F0UB2RRHQQLKPV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/B2RR/HQQLKPV0/F0UB2RRHQQLKPV0.SMALL.jpg Nightkilla DISCLAIMER:do not take any responsibility for any injury, death or property damage caused by the above information and instructions. Meant for informational purposes only. Hiya, fellow DIYers and airgun enthusiasts! NK here with a quick pellet hack to increase pellet velocity in mid to high velocit...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:43:19 PST
Wishing Well Burn Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wishing-Well-Burn-Barrel/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 15:11:06 PDT