Instructables: exploring - outside - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:11:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fishing Limb Line Float from PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Limb-Line-Float/
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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:41:30 PDT
Automatic Pool Water Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Pool-Water-Filler/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2009 20:26:29 PDT
Bottle Rocket Launcher: The Cheap, Doesn't Get You Wet Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Rocket-Launcher-The-Cheap-Doesnt-Get-You/
Bottle Rocket Launcher: The Cheap, Doesn't Get You Wet Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0EPU/GQWF8WIZ/FNU0EPUGQWF8WIZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0EPU/GQWF8WIZ/FNU0EPUGQWF8WIZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0EPU/GQWF8WIZ/FNU0EPUGQWF8WIZ.SMALL.jpg sshuggi Whether you're a teacher, a kid, or just someone that wants to have fun with some water, bottle rockets are a good way to explore aerodynamics and basic rocketry without breaking the bank. (Plus, it's a good way to reuse old water bottles. Think green!) Parts and Tools Parts: 1   - 10' length of...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:34:48 PDT
10-minute Easy and Reliable Electric Fireworks Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/10-minute-Easy-and-Reliable-Electric-Ignition/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2010 18:52:45 PST
Firekit http://www.instructables.com/id/Firekit/
Firekit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IMOW/IMAVTOEU/F13IMOWIMAVTOEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IMOW/IMAVTOEU/F13IMOWIMAVTOEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IMOW/IMAVTOEU/F13IMOWIMAVTOEU.SMALL.jpg Laurex2002 Recently when I was building a fire I forgot my lighter so i couldnt light it. At that moment I realized I needed some kind of fire starting kit, and this is what i came up with Materials this kit contains following materials:A small birthday cake candleA empty cut-in-half lighter stuffed with c...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:12:39 PDT
The Bayonax - when Thor meets bushcraft http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bajonax-When-Thor-Meets-Bushcraft/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:11:54 PDT
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Childs-Bicycle-Trailer-into-a-Cargo-Tra/
Convert a Child's Bike Trailer into a Cargo Trailer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/8LOS/GCGULD15/F7Q8LOSGCGULD15.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 After 7 years of loyal service, our bicycle trailer was of no use anymore because our children cycle by themselves. However, as our type of cycling trips shifted to longer distances (multiple days), we required a luggage trailer instead. Instead of investing in a cargo trailer or building one, I de...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 08:13:45 PDT
Sailing Rig for a Fiberglass Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Sailing-Rig-for-a-Fiberglass-Canoe/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2011 12:17:13 PDT
Paracord Hammock Anchor Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Hammock-Anchor-Cord/
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Sat, 10 Apr 2010 15:30:18 PDT
Anti-theft Kayak Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-theft-Kayak-Cable/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:04:40 PST
How to Swim Freestyle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Swim-Freestyle./
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Sat, 16 Jun 2007 15:17:16 PDT
Plastic Bottle Floating Chlorinator http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Bottle-Floating-Chlorinator/
Plastic Bottle Floating Chlorinator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/WVEE/FQ6E5RX3/F4UWVEEFQ6E5RX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/WVEE/FQ6E5RX3/F4UWVEEFQ6E5RX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/WVEE/FQ6E5RX3/F4UWVEEFQ6E5RX3.SMALL.jpg bonzocl This instructable is for keeps our swimming pool water safe and clean, chlorine eliminates most dangerous contaminants. You need only a plastic bottle, chlorine tablets and some tool for make several holes in bottle body. Materials Just a few components- Bottle- knife- Drill- Chlorine Tablets- Sw...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 17:42:31 PST
Growing a Small Kitchen Garden in Your Backyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-a-Small-Kitchen-Garden-in-Your-Backyard/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 07:56:22 PDT
Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Bench-3/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 09:26:07 PDT
Changing a bicycle tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-a-bicycle-tube/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 18:34:00 PST
Altoids Survival Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candles-Altoids-Fire-Starters/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:24:45 PDT
Recoil Reducer http://www.instructables.com/id/Recoil-Reducer/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2007 07:26:04 PDT
How to make a weaved paracord lighter holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-weaved-paracord-lighter-holder/
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 18:41:27 PST
Solar Water Heater for Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Heater-for-Pool/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 18:43:00 PDT
1 to 2 Point Convertible Paracord Rifle Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/1-to-2-Point-Convertible-Paracord-Rifle-Sling/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 10:14:20 PST
How To Tie A Globe Knot (or any Turk's head-like knot) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Globe-Knot/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:55:55 PDT
Bug Repellent Jar Torches http://www.instructables.com/id/Bug-Repellent-Jar-Torches/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 12:48:40 PDT
Fishing Rods Carrying Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishing-Rods-Carrying-Tube/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:31:30 PDT
White van camper conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Van-Camper-Conversion/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:02:05 PDT
Mercury foam teardrop, how to build a foam teardrop trailer. rot proof, well insulated and super lightweight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Foam-Teardrop-Trailer-Rot-Proof-Wel/
Mercury foam teardrop, how to build a foam teardrop trailer. rot proof, well insulated and super lightweight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/XCW0/IPCUHUGG/F3LXCW0IPCUHUGG.SMALL.jpg rowerwet In a way, teardrop campers are a great reminder of the old American west, the one that the pioneers, settlers, explorers and cowboys discovered, and that the Natives had known all along. The settlers with their Conestoga wagons and the chuck wagon that carried the food on a cattle drive most often h...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:10:04 PDT
DIY RC Fireworks Ignition System http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Fireworks-Detonator-less-than-/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:17:33 PDT
How To Build A Finch Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Finch-Bird-Feeder/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2008 14:32:08 PST
Pneumatic Arrow Gun, PAG-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pneumatic-Arrow-Gun-PAG-1/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:36:03 PDT
Twig Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Stove/
Twig Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/H91W/IDYP6DRW/FQRH91WIDYP6DRW.SMALL.jpg trike road poet Here is a new stove project that allows you to cook food, heat water, make coffee, or heat a small lean-to with nothing more then small wood twigs, bits of bark and scrap wood. Instead of cutting logs and splitting fire wood, you use the usually abundant small stuff and brush found in the undergrow...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:44:53 PDT
Thermacell Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermacell-Hack/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 05:04:13 PDT
How to Build a Lean-to Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Lean-to-Shed/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:37:55 PST
The Ultimate Kid's Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Kids-Treehouse/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 20:59:39 PDT
PVC Fishing Rod Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Fishing-Rod-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 12:53:28 PDT
Mentos and Diet Coke Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Mentos-and-Diet-Coke-Rocket/
Mentos and Diet Coke Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KM5X/VRLES9J57B2/F2SKM5XVRLES9J57B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KM5X/VRLES9J57B2/F2SKM5XVRLES9J57B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/KM5X/VRLES9J57B2/F2SKM5XVRLES9J57B2.SMALL.jpg Mjeden2006 Launch a 2 liter over your house, No promises! Also please use ccaution when performing this experiment there is always a possibility of injury or damage to property, please launch in wide open area with pleanty of space in all directions and never attempt to launch in the direction of another perso...
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Mon, 25 Sep 2006 18:26:31 PDT
DIY Bicycle Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bicycle-Repair-Stand/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2007 01:16:15 PDT
Hexagon Swing With Sunken Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Swing-With-Sunken-Fire-Pit/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:43:02 PDT
How to Crochet a Hemp Bracelet or Anklet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crochet-a-Hemp-Bracelet-or-Anklet/
How to Crochet a Hemp Bracelet or Anklet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/R3ME/HI3TIO3S/FOBR3MEHI3TIO3S.SMALL.jpg smileee2 I love hemp jewelry, but I've never made any of my own. Mostly, because the hemp knotting looked fairly complicated. Fortunately, hemp is pretty versatile, so I'm able to crochet with it! Using super basic stitches like the chain stitch and the single crochet stitch, we can whip up a hemp bracelet o...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:56:34 PDT
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-stunt-kite-from-scratch-With-no-sewing/
Fabric stunt kite from scratch.. With no sewing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BH96/HM72GXIL/FN1BH96HM72GXIL.SMALL.jpg Intlcup Here is an inexpensive project that I originally intended for a younger crowd (I was excited to build this with my nephew).  total cost was less than $40 including some of the tools I used to build it. Total build time 6-8 hours. Materials and tools needed My goal was to find materials t...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 03:45:22 PDT
How to make a green flame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-green-flame/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 16:41:12 PDT
How to clean and re-wax a surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-and-re-wax-a-surfboard/
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Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:15:57 PST
How to build an in ground fire pit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-in-ground-fire-pit/
How to build an in ground fire pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OYH0/IHQM89TZ/FYOOYH0IHQM89TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OYH0/IHQM89TZ/FYOOYH0IHQM89TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/OYH0/IHQM89TZ/FYOOYH0IHQM89TZ.SMALL.jpg Braxton Wirthlin I recently built an in ground fire pit in my backyard using landscaping flagstone and construction adhesive. With a total cost of around $80 and an afternoon of work I've got a fire pit that will last a very long time. Here's how I did it! Gather your materials and tools I built my fire pit usin...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 05:40:11 PST
How to build a cardboard kayak for less than 40$ (Updated with template) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cardboard-kayak-for-less-than-40/
How to build a cardboard kayak for less than 40$ (Updated with template) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PRBF/FYYNDWWX/FRMPRBFFYYNDWWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PRBF/FYYNDWWX/FRMPRBFFYYNDWWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/PRBF/FYYNDWWX/FRMPRBFFYYNDWWX.SMALL.jpg msd8 I decided to build a kayak out of cardboard using a plywood lamination technique in order to make the cardboard strong enough. Basically cardboard has a grain like wood, so you just change the grain direction with each layer, like they do when they make plywood, and viola, you have "plyboard". As a ...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2009 20:57:42 PDT
Rock Climbing for beginners! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Climbing-for-beginners/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:14:47 PDT
How to Construct a Simple Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-a-Simple-Boat/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 23:14:23 PDT
Planting Bench With Protected Growing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Planting-Bench-With-Protected-Growing-Station/
Planting Bench With Protected Growing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/3VOM/IOKBXBLQ/FS33VOMIOKBXBLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/3VOM/IOKBXBLQ/FS33VOMIOKBXBLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/3VOM/IOKBXBLQ/FS33VOMIOKBXBLQ.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Anyone who enjoys growing or gardening knows that constantly bending over to work or working directly on the ground can be hard on the back as well as make a fun hobby more of chore. A planting or Potting bench is a work bench that can keep all your planting tools, soils and pots in one place while...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 10:44:35 PDT
MTB Maintenence: How to overhaul mountain bike pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/MTB-Maintenence-How-to-overhaul-mountain-bike-ped/
MTB Maintenence: How to overhaul mountain bike pedals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N40I/G0KQKUQ4/F4AN40IG0KQKUQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N40I/G0KQKUQ4/F4AN40IG0KQKUQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/N40I/G0KQKUQ4/F4AN40IG0KQKUQ4.SMALL.jpg bedbugg2 Following my MTB Maintenance series of Instructables, this installment is an in depth guide on how to strip, grease and rebuild the pedals on your mountain bike. The pedals in question in this Instructable are Crank Brothers 5050x with cone style bearings. This this Instructable only shows how to ov...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:27:32 PDT
Give Yourself a Woody (Build a Home Climbing Wall) http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Yourself-a-Woody-Build-a-Home-Climbing-Wall/
Give Yourself a Woody (Build a Home Climbing Wall) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/VJUB/F3SYP1WL/FXCVJUBF3SYP1WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/VJUB/F3SYP1WL/FXCVJUBF3SYP1WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/VJUB/F3SYP1WL/FXCVJUBF3SYP1WL.SMALL.jpg cphillips Known in the climbing community as a "woody", a (usually indoor) climbing wall constructed with plywood and bolted on holds, isn't too difficult to make. We made one in a basement for about seventy dollars and change (which we raised by selling other peoples' things on craigslist).Things you'll need...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2007 22:55:56 PDT
Stand up paddle board http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-up-paddle-board-1/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 12:57:11 PDT
Bicycle-Mounted Banana Suspender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Mounted-Banana-Suspender/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 20:53:20 PST
How to Gather and Use Chakra http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gather-and-Use-Chakra/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:25:09 PDT