Instructables: exploring - workshop - Paracord Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:26:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Acrobat Cable Cam
Acrobat Cable Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng As I've been making instructables, I've had a good time making videos for my projects. This creation gives me a chance to flex my creative license. It's an all angles cable trolley for your camera. It gives a way to film rolling or panning shots from both a bird's eye or worm's eye view. You can us...
By: Mrballeng

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:08:50 PDT
Hands free flashlight
Hands free flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> scarletking Looking for a way to see in dark places while still using both your hands for the job at hand? Look no further. Hand held flashlight My work requires me to have a headlamp, like most guys I like the best toys that I can afford, this means that I have several head lamps laying around. Now what to ...
By: scarletking

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:41:33 PDT
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack)
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome Afternoon Tinkers, Inventors Hackers and Makers. I have been going stir crazy with the cold and figured to be a better TinkerGNome I needed to revisit my work space. Currently I don't have enough storage for my tools and project bits. I am planning on using quite a quantity of pegboard in the coming...
By: MoTinkerGNome

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:36:47 PST
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhmyhead I lead tinkering sessions with kids, which means that I'm always on my feet, and always stick tools and materials in my pockets to get them out of the way or have them available at a moment's notice. This means that I wind up with wildly packed pockets and have to be careful not to throw a sharpie i...
By: ohhmyhead

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:34 PST
Compact Grappling hook
Compact Grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng When I was a kid I made little grappling hooks out of paper clips. No G.I. JOE was complete without one! Now that I'm all grown I've graduated from paper clips. Last year I made my son a Katana Letter Opener for Christmas. This year I made him a grappling hook. It screws apart for compact storage an...
By: Mrballeng

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:37:04 PST
Paracord Cable Ties
Paracord Cable Ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> kdemenz Easy to make cable ties using short paracord scraps. Materials Paracord Scraps, at least 3" long (1)Jewelry Wire, x gauge (2)Wire cutters (3)Lighter or candle (4)You don't have to use scraps.Just make sure you gut the paracord and that you'll a little more wire than paracord. Measure Measure t...
By: kdemenz

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:01:35 PDT
Paracord Length Measuring Device
Paracord Length Measuring Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> rodneybones When measuring large volumes of paracord, a tape measure can get awkward. Long have I wanted a Manual length Measuring Device, but I really can't afford the price.Enter the do-it-yourself version. I spent less than $15 on parts, and am quite happy with the result. Materials Chunk of WoodYou need ...
By: rodneybones

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:09 PDT
Survival knife 2
Survival knife 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> mandamados It's my second attempt to make knifes. I use Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick. Grinding I used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick. But the knife should be about 4.4 mm thick, so it should be ground. Design the blade Shape of the knife Cut the blade with an angle grinder Finishing the...
By: mandamados

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:11:48 PDT
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix - More DIY How To Projects]]> laffinm I made this Instructable as an entry for the Remix contest. If you like it, please vote for me in the contest. Thank you. I was searching across Instructables when I came upon Mr. Balleng's Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. I read through his instructable and loved the idea. I also had recently seen the ...
By: laffinm

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:18:02 PDT
Survival knife
Survival knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> mandamados My first knife !!! Shape of the knife I used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick Drilling Drilling Cutting the blade Cut the blade with an angle grinder Finishing the blade Finish the blade with a twin grinder Decorate the knife Decorate the knife Final shape The final shape of the...
By: mandamados

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:04:47 PDT
wrapping a mini mag-lite with paracord
wrapping a mini mag-lite with paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> Teeheedude68 Wrap your mini mag-lite with an easy paracord wrap materials you need a •knife or scissors•lighter•the mini mag-lite•6.5 feet of paracord starting the wrap make a small knot at the top then start your first stitch. you take the long string and make a loop behind the Maglite. then pull the sam...
By: Teeheedude68

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:18:36 PDT
Boa Paracord Gun Sling
Boa Paracord Gun Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> masalust I made this for my husband and decided that it was a good idea to make an instructable for the Boa Braid because it took me some time to find any reference to it let alone how to do it step by step. I hope that I am able to explain it well enough for you to make this braid for what ever use you with...
By: masalust

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 9 Apr 2014 22:30:10 PDT
Parastand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brady Bixler This Parastand is meant to make it easier to measure lengths of paracord out. If you want more than 3 feet of paracord all you have to do is double back and so on and so forth. I hope you enjoy! Parastand Materials: Screws, saw, wood boards (x2), roll of wire(x3) each of should be at least 15 1/2...
By: Brady Bixler

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Mar 2014 12:46:02 PST
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver Before going to bed I often like to work on my computer, watch a movie, read a book, or just enjoy a cup of tea.  Juggling all of these things on a bouncy bed can be difficult and frustrating so I designed and built a table that can be raised and lowered over my bed to make my life easier.  When I w...
By: Matt2 Silver

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:38:09 PST
Paracord Bracelet Jig
Paracord Bracelet Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wink79 I hope this instructable helps those who wish to make their own jig for making paracord items. I made this jig with wood that I had laying around to handle three different size buckles and two pins. It can make up to an 18" bracelet, collar, key fob, etc.My wood working skills are mediocre at best, ...
By: Wink79

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:01:44 PST
3/8th Marlinspike
3/8th Marlinspike - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng I made this marlinspike to make paracord knot work easier. The turkshead knot at the top acts as a knob which fits into your palm. I machined it from 3/8" aluminum bar. You can read more about marlinspikes below.    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
By: Mrballeng

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:08:45 PST
Industrial Twist Ties herb.karg Thanks to seadraggin's Instructible DIY flexible tie ties for the inspiration. The only real difference between the two is the metal used for the innards. Make your own industrial strength flex ties with copper wire and paracord. Serves as a great replacement for cable ties. For this instructibl...
By: herb.karg

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:25:00 PST
Wood table top tool box
Wood table top tool box - More DIY How To Projects]]> buildingandblogging I need an easy to access tool box for my work area. This is not your standard tool box it is made more for a tape holder, bit holder, marker holders. Supplies and tools toolssawtape measredrillstraight edgejig sawSuppleswoodscrewsmetal barsdrill bits Building the frame I had scrap wood around ...
By: buildingandblogging

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:04:07 PST
Paracord Key Chain
Paracord Key Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer Ever lost one key that you need in a big pile of keys and it takes forever to find it? Well, This is an easy way to keep track of your keys and it will only take around five minutes! All you need is some paracord, a key, and glue (optional). I found a key that I was looking for in a big pile of keys...
By: pucksurfer

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 7 Feb 2014 11:20:14 PST
Paracord Helping Hand phil35581 In this instructable I'll show you another great use for para-cord. This is my favorite. It is a helping hand. It has a multitude of uses and it will be reusable for a long time. It can be made from scraps that you may already have laying around. The cost is very little. And it is really simple to m...
By: phil35581

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Feb 2014 23:42:25 PST
Hanging mason jars
Hanging mason jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> famalil Quick easy storage Gather 550 Cord and Mason jars with just the rim.(Optional) washer and lighter Get your spacing Depending on what you want to store will determine the spacing if not you can just leave enough room for you to reach in. Getting the length of your cord Starting just below th...
By: famalil

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:09:13 PST
awesome hanging para cord basket
awesome hanging para cord basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> angry king ​PLEASE VOTE THIS FOR PARA-CORD and creative. GTARING MATIRIALS 1.TAKE SOME PARA CORD(20 FEET) 2. SCISSORS 2. TWO LOOPS OF IRON WIRE. make a knot in the small loop.make another knot in the big keeping one feet height.make another knot in small loop like V continue it and make z...
By: angry king

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:05:19 PST
Old-school 550 Cord Motorcycle "Getback Whip" bkelly1012 There's a history behind these old-school biker or "getback" whips. Back in the day, you'd see bikers sporting whips - hanging from their clutch or brake levers as they rode. The leather whips were usually made from the biker's club colors - to display their colors and for club recognition. But the ...
By: bkelly1012

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:30:06 PST
Hanging Paracord plant lamp
Hanging Paracord plant lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeffgalbraith Extra support for an indoor hanging lamp. Grab some hemp, you're it to your lamp Use the Paracord braiding technique around the chord of the lamp Tie finished Paracord to hook in roof and your done null
By: jeffgalbraith

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Jan 2014 14:50:46 PST
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paracordaholic Hey this is a knife I made out of a piece of a metal fire pit grate I will be making more updates and will add more as i have time, enjoy. metal Basically for a no forge knife you need some already flat but durable metal such as lawnmower blades then you need to flatten any curves in the metal (s...
By: Paracordaholic

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:59:28 PST
How to Make a Hanging Paracord Chair
How to Make a Hanging Paracord Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> garrett_stout This is a very comfortable and a fairly easy to make chair that you can put in most places that have beams or branches above you. It took me a total of 5 hours to put together and hang for my first time. The first thing that you need to do for this task is to consider all materials, cost, and ti...
By: garrett_stout

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:31:08 PDT
Wooden Fish Bone Knot-less Gear Ties Reiff All credit goes to Mrballeng (Creator of the Fish bone) for allowing me to do this, Thank you Mrballeng. With this wood version you aren't able to do certain things like use the bottle cap opener and it will not be as strong. This is a pretty simple if you have worked with wood before.
By: Reiff

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:06:11 PDT
Traveling Paracord Jig with Storage
Traveling Paracord Jig with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Desertsquirrel3 In my first Instructable I showed how to make a paracord jig from a yardstick. In this tutorial we will adapt and use the Yardstick Paracord Jig I made prevously to make the Traveling Paracord Jig shown here. I originally never intended to make the the jig with storage, it was more evolutionary. So ...
By: Desertsquirrel3

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 07:18:43 PDT
Yardstick Paracord Jig
Yardstick Paracord Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Desertsquirrel3 This tutorial will show how to make a simple Yardstick Paracord Jig made entirely from a....... yardstick. It uses approximately 32 inches of a yardstick which can be found at your local hardware along with a few other supplies. Its very portable, light and compact.  It is adjustable from 4 1/2 to 1...
By: Desertsquirrel3

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:25:45 PDT
Spotlight Paracord Handle Grip Shadow Ranger This is an easy solution to spotlights with awkward handle grips using roughly 9-11 feet (depending on the handle diameter) of Paracord (ripcord). Step 1: Tie a knot (picture 3) where you wish the handle grip to start, making one string longer than the other (see picture 2 note). Step 2: Start the c...
By: Shadow Ranger

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 May 2013 11:56:48 PDT
Paracord Tree
Paracord Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> repeet13     So this is sort of an ad-hoc 'ible, because I wasn't planning on it from the start, just kinda started documenting halfway through! I had been planning for about a week to make something to aid in my paracord management, and do double duty as a tool.      My main goal was to have a place to han...
By: repeet13

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 17:43:25 PDT
Cardboard Suggestion Box Adambowker98 My sister was having a lemonade stand one day and I thought, "Why not use her lemonade stand to make me some money?" And then I thought, "How I am I going to make money?" and then I thought, "Oh yeah, I sell paracord stuff!" And this box was born! I didn't really use it as a suggestion box, but as...
By: Adambowker98

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:30:31 PDT
Paracord Shelves
Paracord Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> dandroid20xx Problem: Tiny room with too many books, comics, cameras and other assorted miscellany. I like the idea of building my own furniture but as a Systems Engineer by trade I am far more at home with Matlab than a tenon saw (what is a tenon saw). I also have no technical knowledge of wood and related para...
By: dandroid20xx

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:48:00 PST
Leatherman tidal wave Northpointer Hi instuctables, I just wanted to show my new addition to my old leatherman wave. I recently added a lanyard to clip on my belt loop or just hang over since my holster gets in the way. I saw a few options on the site but I made this one as an easy pull. I purchased 5 ft of rope from REI and a clip ...
By: Northpointer

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Nov 2011 17:21:18 PDT
Keyring for a tool key
Keyring for a tool key - More DIY How To Projects]]> techhobbit I use this tool key on equipment I work on daily, but it doesn't even have a hole through it for a lanyard. Rather than just drill a hole and put a piece of para-cord through it, I decided to make it a little more high-tech and personalized. You might not use a key like this one, but you might like...
By: techhobbit

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:07:47 PDT
Dorm room Skate Rack
Dorm room Skate Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jor2daje I moved into a triple dorm for college at university of the pacific about a month ago, and in that time convinced both my roommates to also get skateboards for transportation around campus. Pacific is great for skateboards because its pretty small, perfectly flat, and has nice curvy sidewalks. The o...
By: Jor2daje

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:01:33 PDT
How To Weave Your Own Paracord (Video) nepheron Here is a video I made about how to weave kumihimo braids, a braid very similar to paracord. This is a cool way to make your own costom lanyards with designs you made using the kumihimo pattern generator. I have a blog HERE!
By: nepheron

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 8 Sep 2011 21:24:16 PDT
Automatic garage parking aid
Automatic garage parking aid - More DIY How To Projects]]> fat elvis I wanted to install a tennis ball parking aid-but didn't want a ball on a string in my garage at all times. I rigged it so as the door closed-the ball raised up out of the way. When the door is opened-the ball drops down into perfect position. The string length is determined by the location of the ...
By: fat elvis

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 18:21:34 PDT
Handmade Knife
Handmade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> gedion4000 In this intructable, I will be showing how to make a fairly simple yet professional handmade knife using 5 basic steps 1 design 2 shape 3 heat treat 4 sharpen 5 finish When it comes down to it, the actual list of materials in the knife consist of Steel (1/8" 0-1 in my case) and paracord. I did how...
By: gedion4000

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:50:34 PST
Tension Table
Tension Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> a918bmxr this was a design that came to me and smacked me in the face so i ran with it and this is what i came up with...  the table top is supported by a central pole. the string evens out the load on the table top. the higher the tension the more rigid the table... provided the central pole can support the...
By: a918bmxr

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 May 2010 19:47:06 PDT
Rope Bridge Bookshelf
Rope Bridge Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus The rope bridge bookshelf lets books have a relaxed home when they're not being read. It can be rough being opened and left in all sorts of locations during the reading process and the books have earned a nice break. Supplies Materials Statlig board from Ikea Ekby Bjarnum shelf holder p...
By: fungus amungus

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 May 2010 09:41:44 PDT
Paracord Chair: Simple, Comfortable, Adjustable & Collapsable
Paracord Chair: Simple, Comfortable, Adjustable & Collapsable - More DIY How To Projects]]> IAMSatisfied This project is really simple, as it involves two intersecting wooden rectangles that have a seat and back made from woven paracord. I'm going to assume that anyone attempting this project has basic woodworking skills and is familiar with power tools, so this won't be a woodshop class. :o)  I wil...
By: IAMSatisfied

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Apr 2010 19:45:17 PDT
Paracord Laced Pallet, Hanging Chair
Paracord Laced Pallet, Hanging Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Twotim221 Very comfortable, very easy to make chair from a pallet and some paracord. I know that there are a lot of different kinds of chair instructables already, but I have never seen a chair like this before. It is so easy to make and it is comfortable because it conforms to your body. I don't know how I ...
By: Twotim221

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Apr 2010 00:03:08 PDT