Instructables: exploring - outside - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:33:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Refinish your pool http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-your-pool/
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Fri, 19 May 2006 22:55:56 PDT
Bike Tire Blowout! How to Fix-a-Flat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tire-Blowout-Fix-a-Flat/
Bike Tire Blowout! How to Fix-a-Flat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/0N50/ISCAROAZ/F9S0N50ISCAROAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/0N50/ISCAROAZ/F9S0N50ISCAROAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/0N50/ISCAROAZ/F9S0N50ISCAROAZ.SMALL.jpg woldini Riding along you feel a sluggish sensation in the rear. It is a relatively flat paved trail, and it's the beginning of your ride so the legs aren't failing you, yet. In this particular instance the loss of air pressure from the rear wheel was accompanied by a click clack sound, and an audible hiss. ...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:37:43 PDT
YACK BOX (Yet Another Camp Kitchen) http://www.instructables.com/id/YACK-BOX-Yet-Another-Camp-Kitchen/
YACK BOX (Yet Another Camp Kitchen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/9EEE/IP5VT3MZ/FEE9EEEIP5VT3MZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/9EEE/IP5VT3MZ/FEE9EEEIP5VT3MZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/9EEE/IP5VT3MZ/FEE9EEEIP5VT3MZ.SMALL.jpg yeltrow The YACK BOX is another take on the classic camp kitchen. Why design yet another camp kitchen? None of the other ones had all the features I wanted: Compact-Everything fits in the tubCheapRain-tightProvides a place to wash dishes (tub)Provides a place to wash me (hot water shouldn't be wasted afte...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 19:06:34 PDT
Paracord Wrist Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Wrist-Lanyard/
Paracord Wrist Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SKEL/HO7XKM6W/FW8SKELHO7XKM6W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SKEL/HO7XKM6W/FW8SKELHO7XKM6W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/SKEL/HO7XKM6W/FW8SKELHO7XKM6W.SMALL.jpg exblaze Every had a knife or ice pick that you DIDN'T WANT TO DROP... AND DID! Well I have a solution. I have created a wrist lanyard made out of paracord to attach to your knife so you wont drop it. Materials you will need the following materials -A cutting instrument -A knife or other object that you ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:29:26 PST
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Layout-Cut-and-Finish-a-Skateboard/
Layout, Cut and Finish a Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/7TKK/HJKC45M0/F6K7TKKHJKC45M0.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk In this tutorial we will show you the steps to completing your custom made skateboard deck after it has dried for at least 8 hours in the Thin Air Press vacuum bag.  Letting your board dry for the full 8 hours is very important to help ensure that the veneers keep their shape after being taken out ...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 07:45:54 PDT
How to EASILY Identify Rocks and Minerals http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-EASILY-Identify-Rocks-and-Minerals/
How to EASILY Identify Rocks and Minerals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/V8Y5/J5CQH2ZV/FRBV8Y5J5CQH2ZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/V8Y5/J5CQH2ZV/FRBV8Y5J5CQH2ZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/V8Y5/J5CQH2ZV/FRBV8Y5J5CQH2ZV.SMALL.jpg johsheldon Have you ever found a rock and wondered what it was? Or maybe you have an old collection but can't remember what hidden treasures you actually have? Well, you're in luck. By doing a few simple tests you can discover how valuable those useless chunks of rock really are! Gathering Your Materials ...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:32:51 PDT
ATV Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/ATV-Bridge/
ATV Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XY3N/I9JRA5QY/FI4XY3NI9JRA5QY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XY3N/I9JRA5QY/FI4XY3NI9JRA5QY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XY3N/I9JRA5QY/FI4XY3NI9JRA5QY.SMALL.jpg rybitski There is a large stream that runs beside my house. It is generally pretty low, but it floods heavily at least once a year. For years I have built temporary bridges out of logs with the expectation that it will be washed away or covered up. These temporary bridges were always short and therefore rela...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:18:25 PDT
Building the Workshop! // Tiny House http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Workshop/
Building the Workshop! // Tiny House - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HR1J/J6CG7SIN/F8OHR1JJ6CG7SIN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HR1J/J6CG7SIN/F8OHR1JJ6CG7SIN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/HR1J/J6CG7SIN/F8OHR1JJ6CG7SIN.SMALL.jpg Sebastiaan Mollema Before we start of:The whole goal of this project was to make a rain free area for my DIY things and to explore miniature architecture projects. Both targets were achieved, but a rain free area could be done in a simpled manner :p My neighbors are happy me not making too much noise though.The overal...
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:46:49 PDT
Pocket Fishing Kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Fishing-Kit-1/
Pocket Fishing Kit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OBPL/GSUT25CY/FHJOBPLGSUT25CY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OBPL/GSUT25CY/FHJOBPLGSUT25CY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OBPL/GSUT25CY/FHJOBPLGSUT25CY.SMALL.jpg PeeDeeSwampMonster This is an easy way to pack everything you need to fish in a tiny, buoyant, easy to carry package! I've used a Tic-Tac container, but you can also use soda bottles, travel sized shampoo bottles, or any kind of small plastic container!  The container Get creative and find a container. I like this ...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 13:55:22 PDT
Simple, Affordable, High Quality Solar Eclipse Viewer From a Cereal Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Affordable-High-Quality-Solar-Eclipse-Viewe/
Simple, Affordable, High Quality Solar Eclipse Viewer From a Cereal Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1H7N/J66Q88MM/FSP1H7NJ66Q88MM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1H7N/J66Q88MM/FSP1H7NJ66Q88MM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/1H7N/J66Q88MM/FSP1H7NJ66Q88MM.SMALL.jpg IrynaC With the solar eclipse coming in less than two weeks the demand for viewing aids soared. Unfortunately many glasses on the market do not provide protection recommended by NASA (Welding glass shade #12-14). And good quality viewer will cost you a fortune.This is a tutorial to help you to turn an empt...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:53:48 PDT
Cool Little Miniature Stove! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Little-Miniature-Stove!/
Cool Little Miniature Stove! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A2TG/F6S8S0RY/F6PA2TGF6S8S0RY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A2TG/F6S8S0RY/F6PA2TGF6S8S0RY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/A2TG/F6S8S0RY/F6PA2TGF6S8S0RY.SMALL.jpg NK5 I'll show you how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably have laying around your house! It's perfect for camping, backpacking, and power outages.I am not the inventor of this stove, and there are far better designs out there (Penny Stove is the best!), but this pressure-based ...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2007 07:55:18 PDT
Bicycle Bell Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Bell-Fix/
Bicycle Bell Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E5DN/HET1EOH0/FUXE5DNHET1EOH0.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife loves her pink bicycle, but when her bell stopped working after one to many over emphatic "bring-brings," she was anything but happy. To be more clear, the internal mechanism that caused the actuator to return after it was pressed broke. So to use the bell, she had to manually move it forwar...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 01:40:21 PDT
Rebar Tent Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebar-Tent-Stakes/
Rebar Tent Stakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/P2RY/GS3BDKQ3/FYXP2RYGS3BDKQ3.SMALL.jpg tk1314 This is a cheap and easy way to make heavy duty tent or tarp stakes. I'm using them for Burning Man to tie down my dome and stake a tarp from my truck to the playa. Reading Burning Man's playa tips I've learned that two foot long pieces of rebar seem to be the best way to go. I've also learned that ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:38:43 PDT
Build a long-wheelbase low racer recumbent bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-long-wheelbase-low-racer-recumbent-bicycle/
Build a long-wheelbase low racer recumbent bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/K1K6/FBGW8A6Z/FI5K1K6FBGW8A6Z.SMALL.jpg homba This instructable details how to construct a fast, inexpensive recumbent bike from one 1980's-era road bike plus some bits off a scrap bike. You should be able to build this for around $100 less paint. I plan to document how to build the kid's version shown in the video in the future.***UPDATE July ...
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 19:26:17 PST
Bicycle Top Tube Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Top-Tube-Adapter/
Bicycle Top Tube Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/9RKN/FSH7DU4O/F069RKNFSH7DU4O.SMALL.jpg SKPhoto Many hitch-mounted bike racks require a flat top tube. This is a top tube adapter to fit a mountain bike to a hitch-mounted bicycle rack. The cheapest one I've found is $20. I thought it would be simple to make with household junk and $7 worth of pins.This is my first Instructable, feel free to c...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:50:38 PDT
Altoids Tin Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Survival-Kit-3/
Altoids Tin Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/QB02/HH2VM7C3/FI3QB02HH2VM7C3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/QB02/HH2VM7C3/FI3QB02HH2VM7C3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/QB02/HH2VM7C3/FI3QB02HH2VM7C3.SMALL.jpg jmcparland Here is an altoids tin survival kit that I have made. What You Will Need What you will need: An altoids tin Disposable knifes A bic lighter A small cheap multitool Flint and steel Cotton balls soaked in petroleum jelly Ibroprofen Snare wire Matches Sewing kit Button compass Assorted plaster...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 10:00:03 PDT
4-3/4 oz Ultra-light Backpacking Kitchen (video demo) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-34-oz-Ultra-light-Backpacking-Kitchen-video-de/
4-3/4 oz Ultra-light Backpacking Kitchen (video demo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/0DSZ/FWBNLTJM/FCT0DSZFWBNLTJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/0DSZ/FWBNLTJM/FCT0DSZFWBNLTJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/0DSZ/FWBNLTJM/FCT0DSZFWBNLTJM.SMALL.jpg thatoneguydavid This instructable will describe the steps necessary to build a 2 Cup boiling pot, and the case to carry it in. If you want to build the stove that is part of this kit, search "alcohol stove" there are a couple on instructables already, but I may put together an instruction later. If you would like...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:43:25 PDT
How to make a figure 4 deadfall http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-figure-4-snare/
How to make a figure 4 deadfall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/FBMJ/GSOEMV50/FDIFBMJGSOEMV50.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/FBMJ/GSOEMV50/FDIFBMJGSOEMV50.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/FBMJ/GSOEMV50/FDIFBMJGSOEMV50.SMALL.jpg Blechmen This deadfall is used to catch a mice and squirrels and anything else small. The bait is attached to the end of the pointed end so when the animal takes off the bait it will disrupt the setup and crush the animal. Peg Stick Suport Bait Stick Puting it together
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 14:15:43 PDT
Uber Lighter 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Uber-Lighter-20/
Uber Lighter 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/KQ4Q/J5X0Q0HN/F5SKQ4QJ5X0Q0HN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/KQ4Q/J5X0Q0HN/F5SKQ4QJ5X0Q0HN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/KQ4Q/J5X0Q0HN/F5SKQ4QJ5X0Q0HN.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Burn everything in your path with the updated, ups-scaled and most awesome of lightersThis build is easier to build, you can change the wick simply and without any fuss and ascetically, it’s a much better looking and hardier lighter (in my humble opinion). Also it's around 40% larger as well! The...
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 05:37:18 PDT
Make replacement pads for a cycling helmet. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-replacement-pads-for-a-cycling-helmet/
Make replacement pads for a cycling helmet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/CEH7/GKQ395MW/F57CEH7GKQ395MW.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui This is how I made a set of replacement pads for my cycle helmet. The cycling season is about to begin so I decided to spruce my cycle helmet with a new set of pads. I have a size 8 head which is difficult to get a helmet big enough for, I bought this  XL helmet about 5 years ago (the biggest avai...
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:02:16 PST
DIY Solar Eclipse Viewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Eclipse-Projects-Easy-and-Advanced/
DIY Solar Eclipse Viewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3UDR/IR812Y4K/FG33UDRIR812Y4K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3UDR/IR812Y4K/FG33UDRIR812Y4K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3UDR/IR812Y4K/FG33UDRIR812Y4K.SMALL.jpg acoens During the last two solar eclipses, I tried out two different ways of observing and then photographing the eclipse. One is simple, one is less simple. On the simple side, a simple pinhole. It's quick and you can do it from anywhere provided the visibility is good. On the less simple side, purchasing...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:57:18 PDT
Above-Ground Pool screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Above-Ground-Pool-screen/
Above-Ground Pool screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/1DAA/FI9N7PYS/FD91DAAFI9N7PYS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/1DAA/FI9N7PYS/FD91DAAFI9N7PYS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/1DAA/FI9N7PYS/FD91DAAFI9N7PYS.SMALL.jpg pabluski An above ground pool is a magnet to bugs and tree-debris. We tried a cover but it sinks and it is a pain to remove and put on. Looked into commercial screens and the cost was 3x the pool cost. One day while at WalMart I saw a hexagon shaped meal tent. On a whim I purchased it as a cover for the pool...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2008 12:44:15 PDT
Roof Rack Shower for Outdoor Activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Rack-Shower-for-Outdoor-Activities/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:53:29 PDT
CROCs Sandal Strap Blowout Repair, CROCs 2.0 upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/CROCs-Sandal-Strap-Blowout-Repair/
CROCs Sandal Strap Blowout Repair, CROCs 2.0 upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/RFA0/FVHQIAID/F7QRFA0FVHQIAID.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/RFA0/FVHQIAID/F7QRFA0FVHQIAID.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/RFA0/FVHQIAID/F7QRFA0FVHQIAID.SMALL.jpg RealMenDontReadInstructions Here's a simple fix for the annoying habit shared by CROCs and similar sandals... the dreaded STRAP BLOWOUT !The little plastic rivets are designed by factory lawyers to self destruct (see the attached images of the stages of decay) if you were to snag them on a wheat thresher, barbed wire fence or ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2009 08:14:17 PDT
Fusing 2 Pieces Of Paracord Together http://www.instructables.com/id/Fusing-2-Pieces-Of-Paracord-Together/
Fusing 2 Pieces Of Paracord Together - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/K5FS/HN4ZWJHW/FQEK5FSHN4ZWJHW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/K5FS/HN4ZWJHW/FQEK5FSHN4ZWJHW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/K5FS/HN4ZWJHW/FQEK5FSHN4ZWJHW.SMALL.jpg MandalorianMaker This is a simple instructable showing how to fuse 2 pieces of paracord together which is needed to make certain bracelets. Materials 1: Paracord2: Butane lighter3: Scissors Starting First to start you will need to snip the ends of with a pair of scissors. Melting Hold the pieces next to ea...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:02:15 PDT
Archery Facts http://www.instructables.com/id/Archery-Facts/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 10:44:52 PDT
Bike light generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-light-generator/
Bike light generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/HBZY/G23UTQ2B/FR5HBZYG23UTQ2B.SMALL.jpg gordoflash This project came about because batteries go flat. Especially when you don't want them to. If you want a bright light on the front of your bike and don't want the hassle of recharging batteries or heaven forbid having to buy new ones, then check this out. Some expense is required, but no more than...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:39:32 PST
How to expand Turks Head Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-expand-Turks-Head-Knots/
How to expand Turks Head Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2XS1/HJKBN1M1/F2U2XS1HJKBN1M1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2XS1/HJKBN1M1/F2U2XS1HJKBN1M1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/2XS1/HJKBN1M1/F2U2XS1HJKBN1M1.SMALL.jpg SAI Peregrinus This tutorial will cover three methods of "expanding" a Turks Head Knot (THK), as well as how to tie a 3-lead THK with any number of bights. Turks Head Knots and their expanded versions make great decorative finishers to many projects, and can help protect and cover other bits of knotwork. A worki...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 14:29:34 PDT
Replacement Charcoal Tray or Pan for a Charcoal Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Charcoal-Tray-for-a-Charcoal-Grill/
Replacement Charcoal Tray or Pan for a Charcoal Grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3XG5/IMRYHGI6/FZY3XG5IMRYHGI6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3XG5/IMRYHGI6/FZY3XG5IMRYHGI6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/3XG5/IMRYHGI6/FZY3XG5IMRYHGI6.SMALL.jpg fishpotpete I love to grill over charcoal whenever I can. So most weekends when it’s nice outside, I try to get one dinner done on the grill. My problem over the years has been that the grills themselves can last a long time, but the charcoal trays rust out in a couple of years… and try to find a replacement...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 18:29:25 PDT
The Hotmail Heater, prepper bug out off the grid heat and hot water http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hotmail-Heater/
The Hotmail Heater, prepper bug out off the grid heat and hot water - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3NMO/H1EN6X2D/FDB3NMOH1EN6X2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3NMO/H1EN6X2D/FDB3NMOH1EN6X2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3NMO/H1EN6X2D/FDB3NMOH1EN6X2D.SMALL.jpg rowerwet I built a Teardrop trailer in 2011, finding a cheap heat source for of-the-grid camping that is safe is one of those ideas always being kicked around on the best (IMO) website for Tear Drop Trailers (TD) http://www.tnttt.com/index.php.  There is a company that makes a tent heater powered by propane,...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 06:33:27 PDT
Hoverboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoverboard-1/
Hoverboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/QN7Y/J5SG1451/F9KQN7YJ5SG1451.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/QN7Y/J5SG1451/F9KQN7YJ5SG1451.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/QN7Y/J5SG1451/F9KQN7YJ5SG1451.SMALL.jpg mr_fid Prototype Hoverboard for children.This is a fairly quick build of a prototype hoverboard. It’s basically a hovercraft with the forward propulsion provided by your foot like a skateboard, it uses two 65mm Electric Ducted Fans (EDF’s) to provide the lift, these are each driven by a 30 Amp ESC and the ...
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Tue, 1 Aug 2017 13:45:18 PDT
Simple PVC Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-PVC-Birdhouse/
Simple PVC Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/SSZ6/J5K5ZCLG/FTQSSZ6J5K5ZCLG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/SSZ6/J5K5ZCLG/FTQSSZ6J5K5ZCLG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/SSZ6/J5K5ZCLG/FTQSSZ6J5K5ZCLG.SMALL.jpg wold630 I have 33 trees on my property and tons of wild birds. Most of them live in the very tops of the trees where I can't see them come and go very well. I like to keep birdhouses in the trees closest to the house so I can watch and enjoy the birds. I've never made my own birdhouse so I thought it was ab...
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:38:48 PDT
How to Build an Outdoor Hammock Stand $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Outdoor-Hammock-Stand-25/
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:10:43 PDT
Homemade Beach Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Beach-Tent/
Homemade Beach Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PNYL/J5CQ9FHG/FROPNYLJ5CQ9FHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PNYL/J5CQ9FHG/FROPNYLJ5CQ9FHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/PNYL/J5CQ9FHG/FROPNYLJ5CQ9FHG.SMALL.jpg YaronShemesh This Homemade tent can be used on the beach (which is my main use), but can easily be constructed for any outdoor activity.Hope you will enjoy this Instructable as I had assembling it. Materials Lycra fabric (the original roll is 1.5m width), so in order to get 4x3, i took two parts of 1.5m X 4m....
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:17:07 PDT
TIN CAN ALCOHOL STOVE http://www.instructables.com/id/TIN-CAN-ALCOHOL-STOVE/
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 18:05:49 PST
Make your own bite-valve hydration system http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-bite-valve-hydration-system/
Make your own bite-valve hydration system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/8G3T/FBN9VUKR/FD18G3TFBN9VUKR.SMALL.jpg chaiken Problem to be solved: like many folks who bicycle or hike, I've used bite-valve, hands-free hydration systems for years. Unfortunately commercial hydration systems include a plastic bladder that is easy to puncture, difficult to clean and expensive to replace. In addition, wearing a backpack th...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 22:24:08 PST
80's Mercedes Campervan Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/80s-Mercedes-Campervan-Conversion/
80's Mercedes Campervan Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/GNQR/J5IFWUTS/F1BGNQRJ5IFWUTS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/GNQR/J5IFWUTS/F1BGNQRJ5IFWUTS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/GNQR/J5IFWUTS/F1BGNQRJ5IFWUTS.SMALL.jpg perec3 I am making this Instructable to give ideas and inspiration to self-buiders of campervan conversions. I've learned a lot on Instructables and now I have the chance to make a modest contribution. I think this van, while maybe not the fanciest in the parking lot and far from perfectly done up, has som...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:48:37 PDT
DIY Patio Heater/fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Patio-Heaterfire-Pit/
DIY Patio Heater/fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/CXYK/J5K6UEYG/F0FCXYKJ5K6UEYG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/CXYK/J5K6UEYG/F0FCXYKJ5K6UEYG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/CXYK/J5K6UEYG/F0FCXYKJ5K6UEYG.SMALL.jpg eamonwalshdiy Hi, with fall (autumn) quickly closing in on us and the evenings getting that bit shorter & cooler this is a great project to make. You can get that extra bit of time outside enjoying a beer or glass of wine without freezing your you know what off. It’s actually surprising how much heat this patio h...
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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:26:43 PDT
How to Make Micarta - The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Micarta-The-Easy-Way/
How to Make Micarta - The Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/OOKD/IFWW1Y2H/F0ZOOKDIFWW1Y2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/OOKD/IFWW1Y2H/F0ZOOKDIFWW1Y2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/OOKD/IFWW1Y2H/F0ZOOKDIFWW1Y2H.SMALL.jpg Customknifemaker If you never made homemade Micarta for Custom Knife Handles before, no worries, our process will make you a pro in no time. The materials you can make micarta with includes colored paper, fabrics, old pair of blue jeans or any permeable materials with cool looking colors. You can even make a custom ...
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 12:50:44 PDT
Removable tent platform for trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-tent-platform-for-trailer/
Removable tent platform for trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/JKW3/GC4G9C7U/F2CJKW3GC4G9C7U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/JKW3/GC4G9C7U/F2CJKW3GC4G9C7U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/JKW3/GC4G9C7U/F2CJKW3GC4G9C7U.SMALL.jpg rrscooter This project gives the user a flat, off the ground, dry platform for a 7x7 tent. Tired of uneven ground, or a river running thru your tent? This project may work for you. Getting started Start by making short 2x4 walls. These will give you a place to screw in your hinges later. Also gives you pl...
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 09:45:11 PDT
Vehicle Key Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Key-Safe/
Vehicle Key Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/FWNI/J5MQCX7L/FPDFWNIJ5MQCX7L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/FWNI/J5MQCX7L/FPDFWNIJ5MQCX7L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/FWNI/J5MQCX7L/FPDFWNIJ5MQCX7L.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I headed off to go surfing...in my new to me van...it has a door lock button and wouldn't work well after being tucked inside my wetsuit!Grab an old bike frame and make a super easy vehicle key safe... Bits + Pieces Just a few materials -An old steel bike frame, large enough for the key to fit in...
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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:46:37 PDT
Cinder Block (CMU) Offset Smoker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinder-Block-CMU-Offset-Smoker/
Cinder Block (CMU) Offset Smoker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/F0HI/J5MQAZJS/FDGF0HIJ5MQAZJS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/F0HI/J5MQAZJS/FDGF0HIJ5MQAZJS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/F0HI/J5MQAZJS/FDGF0HIJ5MQAZJS.SMALL.jpg jason_5hundy For a small fraction the price of a heavy steel smoker, you can setup a large capacity cinder block version. Not only will it be cheaper it will be better insulated. Follow the instructions attached for a very effective, efficient and not bad looking unit. Design & Dimension Review design dimen...
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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:02:24 PDT
Wood Burning Pool Heater - Great for suburban pools http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pool-Heater-Great-for-suburban-pools/
Wood Burning Pool Heater - Great for suburban pools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8Y77/IGY213W0/FOV8Y77IGY213W0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8Y77/IGY213W0/FOV8Y77IGY213W0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/8Y77/IGY213W0/FOV8Y77IGY213W0.SMALL.jpg sslfamilydad In this instructable I will go through the steps to build a simple and effective wood burning pool heater. I have used this to heat our pool especially in the spring and fall for several years and have been very happy with the results. Step 1.0 - The Barrel Stove - Getting started This project s...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:24:22 PST
Dragon's Teeth Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragons-Teeth-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:22:21 PDT
How to Clean Your New Tec 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Your-New-Tec-9/
How to Clean Your New Tec 9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/ILPR/FQJZKXVY/FQYILPRFQJZKXVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/ILPR/FQJZKXVY/FQYILPRFQJZKXVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/ILPR/FQJZKXVY/FQYILPRFQJZKXVY.SMALL.jpg tenaciousbd Tec-9 Disassembly / AB-10 Disassembly / Tec-DC9 Disassembly Firearm shown is an AB-10, but the basic process is identical for all of the Interarms 9mm Tec-series weapons to the best of my knowledge. It's also useful for the Kimel/AA Arms AP-9 series as well as they're close, close cousins of the T...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 14:22:35 PST
Thorn Proof Bicycle Tire Tube Flat Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Thorn-Proof-Bicycle-Tire-Tube-Flat-Protector/
Thorn Proof Bicycle Tire Tube Flat Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/J1B0/H5E9PTI2/FL8J1B0H5E9PTI2.SMALL.jpg Wildbilly66 I struggled trying to find a thorn proof or at least very very thorn resistant bicycle tire tube protector. I have unsuccessfully tried tire tube liners as they seemed to cause more rubbing flats then they fixed though I now realize a step in this instructable could help remedy that. I have also tri...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:43:09 PDT
Tow a Boat with a Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Tow-a-Boat-with-a-Bike/
Tow a Boat with a Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/I93Y/FYAJFOFD/F3II93YFYAJFOFD.SMALL.jpg hpstoutharrow If you live near a lake but not on the lake; a bike boat trailer is the way to tow your small boat to the neighborhood lake. This trailer is made from black iron pipe and wheelbarrow wheels. It uses standard threaded pipe fittings so there is no welding involved. The boat is 9 feet long and wei...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2009 18:53:21 PDT
How to lace a Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lace-a-Brooks-saddle/
How to lace a Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/J4S7/IDUQNTCB/FJZJ4S7IDUQNTCB.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer I quite like to ride my bike, you should too, it is fun. Hopefully the saddle that comes with the bike is comfortable for you. If it is not allow me to recommend a Brooks saddle. They are made out of leather and are very comfortable. However, I am not here to sell you a saddle, I am here to remin...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:24:12 PDT
Building a better Tall Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-better-Tall-Bike/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2005 17:03:19 PST
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