Instructables: exploring - outside - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:05:22 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Build a Block Retaining Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Block-Retaining-Wall/
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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 11:54:13 PST
Regenerative Braking for Bicycle Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/Regenerative-Braking-for-Bicycle-Safety/
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Sun, 22 May 2011 12:26:31 PDT
Arrow Throwing Sling Shot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Throwing-Sling-Shot/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 12:52:33 PDT
How to Set a Coyote Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-a-Coyote-Trap/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 11:51:41 PDT
Build a Flippin Kite (aka ufo kite) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Flippin-Kite-aka-ufo-kite/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:42:18 PDT
How To Change The Rotors On Disk Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Rotors-On-Disk-Brakes/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:24:50 PDT
Shimano 7speed Integrated Lever Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Shimano-7speed-Integrated-Lever-Repair/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:55:04 PDT
Knife Out of a Sawzall Blade (no HT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Out-of-a-Sawzall-Blade-no-HT/
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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 14:25:23 PDT
Ski Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Bike-2/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 15:36:29 PST
Spider / Insect-proof Camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Insect-proof-Camping/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 12:19:19 PDT
Firearm Safety: The "do's" and "don'ts" of enjoying guns safely. http://www.instructables.com/id/Firearm-Safety-The-dos-and-donts-of-enjoying-gu/
Firearm Safety: The "do's" and "don'ts" of enjoying guns safely. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/XYE5/FINO9YDG/FSEXYE5FINO9YDG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/XYE5/FINO9YDG/FSEXYE5FINO9YDG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/XYE5/FINO9YDG/FSEXYE5FINO9YDG.SMALL.jpg skunkbait This instructable will show you some basic firearms safety precautions. I am intentionally keeping this very basic and to-the-point, but may go into more detail in a future instructable. Handling a firearm, like any other deadly item (cars, knives, ballbats, cook-stoves, lanterns, welders, etc.) is ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2008 08:48:13 PDT
Glow in the dark guy lines (camping) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-guy-lines-camping/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 02:00:46 PDT
A stronger Mini-u Bike holder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-stronger-Mini-u-Bike-holder/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 02:13:53 PDT
Understand Lake Turnover And How It Effects Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Understand-Lake-Turnover-And-How-It-Effects-Fishin/
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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 10:44:20 PST
DIY Mosaic Pins for Knife Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mosaic-Pins-for-Knife-Handles/
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:58:14 PST
Simple Mini Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mini-Fire-Piston/
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 03:35:13 PST
Thermite Explosive Targets http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermite-Explosive-Targets/
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 06:37:13 PDT
DIY Brake Light for your Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Brake-Light-for-Your-Bicycle/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:28:04 PDT
PVC Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Skateboard/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:38:19 PDT
Simple Trick to Lighten the Load http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Trick-to-Lighten-the-Load/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 23:27:36 PST
How to test and outboard motor on land http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-test-and-outboard-motor-on-land/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 16:20:40 PDT
Vertical Bike Rack from 2x4s (single bike) http://www.instructables.com/id/Verticle-Bike-Rack-from-2x4s-single-bike/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:32:57 PDT
Installing a DIY roof rack for solar panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-DIY-roof-rack-for-solar-panels/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:52:46 PDT
DIY recumbent bicycle made from recycled parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-recumbent-bicycle-made-from-recycled-parts/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 20:19:07 PDT
Bicycle Dynamo USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Dynamo-USB-Charger/
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 13:04:53 PDT
Make A Hedgehog Leatherworks Styled Sheathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Hedgehog-Leatherworks-Styled-Sheathe/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:43:16 PST
How to Make a Custom Printed Vinyl Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Printed-Vinyl-Skateboard/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:26:51 PDT
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerd-Throne-a-BogStargazerVikingPlank-Camp-Chair/
Nerd Throne: a Bog/Stargazer/Viking/Plank Camp Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/9BAF/IRKFLGRV/FKS9BAFIRKFLGRV.SMALL.jpg mikecraghead Mine is just one more DIY chair based on an ancient design, but I added a few features that you might find useful for when you build your version - like rubber feet and a sneaky paracord attachment setup and a seat cushion and an eight-legged horse. Inspiration This chair has been called by a var...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 13:35:43 PDT
Construction folding boats from polypropylene sheet http://www.instructables.com/id/Construction-folding-boats-from-polypropylene-shee/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 11:57:43 PDT
Projection Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-Dome/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:30:28 PDT
Brick Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Oven-1/
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:32:27 PST
Easy and cheap bottle insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-cheap-bottle-insulation/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:16:47 PDT
Super Easy Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:07:25 PDT
Free Canoe Re-build. http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Canoe-Re-build/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 06:02:29 PDT
Zombie Weapon: THE BACHETE http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Weapon-THE-BACHETE/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:50:26 PST
100W LED - Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-Flashlight-2/
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:52:02 PST
Solarium She Shed & Dancing Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Solarium-She-Shed-Dancing-Deck/
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:35:11 PDT
Restoring an Ammo Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-Ammo-Box/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 08:58:48 PDT
Bike Lock Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Lock-Holder/
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Sun, 30 Jul 2006 16:22:10 PDT
Got wind? Got an Hour? Make a Sailboat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Got-wind-Got-an-Hour-Make-a-Sailboat/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:46:46 PDT
How to identify a Mineral http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-identify-a-Mineral/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:58:02 PDT
Mountain Bicycle Chopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountain-Bike-Chopper/
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Mon, 23 May 2011 15:28:58 PDT
DIY Motor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motor-Boat/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 00:24:22 PDT
How To Cast A Bait Casting (Baitcaster) Fishing Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-To-Cast-A-Bait-Casting-Baitcaster-Fish/
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Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:22:37 PST
How to Field Dress a Dove / Pheasant / Quail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Field-Dress-a-Dove-Pheasant-Quail/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 19:23:02 PST
Making arrow heads from old keys http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-arrowheads-from-old-keys/
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Mon, 12 Jul 2010 23:45:16 PDT
Bike rack for full suspension mountain bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-for-full-suspension-mountain-bike/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2009 09:39:28 PST
Snow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Sculpture/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:29:25 PST
Climbing Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Climbing-Wall/
Climbing Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/RW8C/ILCHOHWX/F0QRW8CILCHOHWX.SMALL.jpg czohar An amazing project!Had fun from start to finish.Everything was self made, including the climbing holds.Enjoy! Plan & Design I used google sketch for the design, a great (free) software, very easy to learn.Measure the wall you have for the structure support, and plan your climbing wall according t...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:00:50 PST
How to Start a fire: BSA Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-fire-BSA-Style/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:39:25 PST