Instructables: exploring - camping - fire Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:36:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fire Starter
Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> grade7grade8 This is an awesome fire starter! Materials Egg CartonDryer lint Candle or bees wax A pot Stove Preparing Cut the egg carton into fours, twos, or ones. Turn on your stove and put the wax into the pot. Melt the wax until it’s completely liquefied. The Li...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:41:40 PDT
Match fire starter
Match fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> crashzoom HI, In this DIY i'll teach you how to make a easy match firestarter. These are easy to use and will help you to build a fire easily. What you'll need: 1) Cotton wool. 2) Candle wax. 3) Tin can (Or anything else you can melt wax in). 4) A piece of cord (One that you can burn, not a plastic one). 5)...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 05:57:10 PDT
How I make a campfire
How I make a campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> droid61 This is my take on an easy way to have a great campfire First step - Fire starter I build my fires with homemade egg carton fire starter(lot of great instructables on that) I use pet bedding shavings to make mine, they work great. Second step - small logs I place to small diameter logs about 1...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 19:58:43 PDT
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells)
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) - More DIY How To Projects]]> VentureScout This is a cool way to store/carry your matches on your outdoor adventures. Its waterproof and you can even pack some firelighting tinder into it as well. But the best bit is that its made out of shotgun shells. What you will need: 2 Shotgun Shells (used!)  1 Box of Matches 1 Candle  1 Knife 1 Plier...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:43:20 PDT
Simple and Clean Penny Stove
Simple and Clean Penny Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeyHersh This is a penny stove that I've built. The body of the stove is a tuna can. From the other penny stoves I've seen, this one is the cleanest, simplest, and most professional. Go ahead and make variations to the stove you build. The stove can boil water in a medium size pot in around four minutes. S...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:05:51 PDT
Dorito Firestarter
Dorito Firestarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> zposner Materials Doritos Source of ignition (lighter) Light it on fire, and build a fire over it. Eat the rest.
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:56:53 PST
How To Make S'mores
How To Make S'mores - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchbar1 You Start With Getting The Ingredients The ingredients you want are cookies, chocolate, marshmallows, a pointed stick with no bark or a hot dog cooker. You will want to fire will almost no coals and mainly flames. I use those cookies cause they already have chocolate already on them so it's eas...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:30:19 PST
easy cheap fire experiment
easy cheap fire experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanEck have water make fire! gather materials all you need for this experiment is a plastic cup,some vegetable oil, sawdust, a lighter and some water. Mixing Put the sawdust and the oil in the plastic cup. Mix until the sawdust has soaked up all the oil. Light it up! light the sawdust solution on ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:27:00 PST
How To Make Feather Sticks
How To Make Feather Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelrobbutler What A Feather Stick Is A feather stick is simply a long, thin and dry piece of wood which will be used as soon as your tinder is burning to progress your fire to bigger sticks. What Wood To Choose Any wood will work well and i am going to use pine, it really does not matter. I will say howev...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:48:41 PST
How To Make A Fire With A Gum Wrapper And A Battery
How To Make A Fire With A Gum Wrapper And A Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain MacTavish What you will need is a gum wrapper and a "AA" or a "AAA" battery Prepping Place the negative part of the battery on the metallic part of the wrapper. The Fire! Cover the top part of the battery and hold it there with something other than your hand! You will burn yourself, The FIRE!
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:55:28 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu On a recent work trip to Madagascar I had the opportunity to meet several work crews in the jungle, and witness how the local people had developed a myriad of ways to put a pot over a fire to cook (rice or soup). I would have assumed that a single best setup would have evolved to dominate and render...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Super Simple Firestarter zposner Today I'll be showing you how to make a super simple fire starter that works great. Its super simple because it only requires 3 ingredients, better yet you probably already have them!!!!!  If you are a child, like me, get an adult to help you.                             Ingredients -rubbing alcoho...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 19:12:14 PST
Side Burner Can Stove
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How To Make A Fire Starter
How To Make A Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> BoyScout422 This is a easy to use fire starter and an easy to light get your fire up in SECONDS and you FIREMAN'S CHIT in MINUETS ATTENTION PLEASE VOTE FOR THIS INSTRUCTABLE TO WIN THE OUTDOORS MANNING CONTEST
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:05:49 PST
Food Storage Can Stove
Food Storage Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> basementhacker There are a lot of I'bles about camping/survival stoves made from soup cans, soda cans, and other assorted pieces of metal and wire. There's only one problem with most of those stoves: they don't have stovetops to hold the thing you are cooking. Sure, you can make a separate piece of metal and wire ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:32:18 PST
The 'Bikers Cheese'
The 'Bikers Cheese' - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart This is a popular recipe among French motorbikers. It's simple, cheap, fast, and it's so delicious you'd sell your mother for it. I can't tell you the dozens of friends I've made while preparing this on hiking journeys. Fire attracts people. Cheese in the fire attracts everybody - and even more wh...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:21:25 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
Waterproof Camping Fire Straws!
Waterproof Camping Fire Straws! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ballistic_mania223 Warning: I am not liable for injuries using the lighter. Try at your own risk. This project should not be done without adult supervision. Materials • pliers• straws• scissors • lighter• drier lint or cotton balls work best ( can use petroleum jelly) Cut Straw Cut straw to about 2 inches Fusi...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 14:54:40 PDT
Real Smoke Bomb ajensen19 Materials: sugar, potassium nitrate, pan, fire Procedure: 1. Mix sugar and potassium nitrate together into any ratio that you want. 2. Put a fire to the mixture and watch it ignite in smoke.
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:58:17 PDT
Homemade Flamethrower ajensen19 Materials: bottle, drill, butane, lighter. Procedure: 1. Take a bottle and drill a hole in the cap. 2. Fill the bottle with butane. 3. Take a lighter to the to area where you have the hole in the bottle and spray out butane. p of the bottle and squeeze the bottle. 4. Butane will be sprayed in...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:01:00 PDT
How to make fire using only a battery 3zero6zero9zero Learn how to make fire using only a battery and steel wool. It is very easy to do. Just buy a 9 volt battery and some steel wool (the finer the better) and rub the battery on the wool. The wool will instantly start to spark. Lighting your tinder and making a fire will be easy like never before. Enjo...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 14:15:51 PDT
Super Altoids stove
Super Altoids stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes      I got this idea from a different instructable, I modified it and gave it a stand materials you will need:   -rubbing alcohol   -fiberglass   -Altoids tin   -steel mesh   -Sheet metal the "fiery" part First, stuff the Altoids tin wi...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:14:36 PDT
Simple Fire Starters
Simple Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> MohawkMarine SO if you have a family anything like mine you will have a few things laying around that can be used to makes a fire starter for those that fire doesn't spring from their finger tips. I am kind of a pyro, but the wife isn't so i made these to make it easier for her. -Egg Cartons (I used the 18 coun...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:34:01 PDT
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions - More DIY How To Projects]]> Reiff Fire is probably the third most important thing in survival but good to have when camping. Survival is not something that is ever likely to happen, not bad to know a few thing, but avoidance of survival is better. It isn't often that you actually need to have a fire, because when when your camping, ...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:48:11 PDT
Camp Fire Starters
Camp Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> redart3k If you're camping - you want to make the venerable camp fire. Normally, you gather twigs, leaves, pine needles - anything flammable to use as tinder to start the fire. Maybe it’s been raining all week and everything is soaked to of depth of several miles into the earth's crust and you'd have a bette...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 02:57:22 PDT
How to make a fire torch
How to make a fire torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Assassin Tube All you need is: a knife, lighter fluid or vodka, a rag or some old clothes, a lighter, a stick and rope or something similar step one first, put your fabric onto your stick and tie your rope around the fabric and your stick step two soak the fabric in lighter fluid and light it the dark...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 16:03:06 PDT
Out Door Fire Pit
Out Door Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> powellcubs This is a easy way to build a permanent fire pit for your cabin, house, or camping area. This will take about a full day to do if you take your time and make sure that you follow every step and make sure that everything is in place.  Submitted by Powell Middle School for the Instructables Sponsorsh...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:26:16 PDT
How-to make Soda Can alcohol Stove ! TopDIY 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 Learn how to make the "ultimate alcohol stove" from aluminum soda can ! This is a How-to video for making the most classical desig...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 20:48:46 PDT
How to make a Swedish Fire Torch (AKA Canadian Candle) mrrikjit It's known that during the Thirty Years War that took place in Europe 1618 - 1648 soldiers used these torches for heating, lighting and cooking. It's really great for cooking when you are camping and it's easy to ignite. Step 1: Get a Piece of Wood To start with, you need a piece of log. Any kind ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:00:24 PDT
Axe can Stove
Axe can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewilliams23 With this little stove you can cook almost anything almost anywhere. Its really great for camping. If your tired of freeze dried camping food you could slap a pan on top and cook up some stew but it might take awhile. With this stove you can boil 8 oz. of water in about 2 minutes. If your are going ...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 15:16:24 PST
Start a fire with a cup of coffee GREENPOWERSCIENCE This is a simple emergency parabolic shape.

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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 07:29:42 PST
Redneck Torch pyromanic In this Instructable i will be showing you how to make a redneck torch. Enjoy The Pyromanic
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:12:55 PST
Homemade fire starters
Homemade fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr.eli Homemade firestarters are the key to a problem I have.The problem i have is that sometime on cold days when you light a match the kindling does not light but with the firestarter you just light it up roll it under the kindling and within moments your fire is started. ingredients 1 toilet paper ro...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 08:46:38 PDT
Ferrocerium Incendiary Targets FPSoutback Simple instructions on how to create some targets using ferrocerium to create a reactive effect when struck by a bullet.
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 00:26:32 PDT
Waterproof Firestarting Case
Waterproof Firestarting Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr2percent Hello everyone, this is my first project so bear with me. A few friends and I decided to go camping later this week, and after my last camping trip I realized the difficulty in starting a fire without the right stuff. After looking around on the internet for some tips I decided to try to create my ...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 11:31:48 PDT
How to Make a Cotton Ball Fire Starter
How to Make a Cotton Ball Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> MakerCL This is a very useful fire starter that you can use on camping trips, in your fire at home, or anywhere you choose!  They will burn from 2-3 minutes depending how much Vaseline you put on and the size of your cotton ball. Gather Materials You will need: 1 cotton ball (per fire starter) Some Vasel...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 19:54:29 PDT
Make a Wood Carrier that's a Cinch
Make a Wood Carrier that's a Cinch - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobzjr Make this simple, effective, and low cost wood carrier.  You only need two materials.  The picture probably tells you everything you need - but I am posting detailed steps and comments. Traditional wood carriers take more materials and also do not take advantage of the cinching mechanism.  This wor...
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Thu, 3 May 2012 19:49:14 PDT
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows!
Excali-weenie, Slayer of Burnt Hot Dogs, Bane of All Over-Roasted Marshmallows! - More DIY How To Projects]]> pastprimitive My wife, son, and I like to spend a dinner or two month during the spring time before it reaches nuclear heat levels of 90-110 deg F eating dinner outside by our fire pit area we lovingly call the "fire bowl" (Click to see a video of what the fire bowl looks like).  The rabbits, pheasants, bull snak...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 02:30:57 PDT
Cotton Wool Ball and Petroleum Jelly Firestarters
Cotton Wool Ball and Petroleum Jelly Firestarters - More DIY How To Projects]]> jazzguitar1963 I've seen different ways to make firestarters from cotton wool and Vaseline (petroleum jelly). This is the quickest way I've found and makes excellent firestarters that keep for ages and burn for about 6-7 minutes. You’ll need: - Cotton wool or cotton wool balls - Vaseline (petroleum jelly) - Sauce...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 01:37:07 PDT
The Amazing Cotton Ball Fire Starters
The Amazing Cotton Ball Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> OldShotgunYoungShooter These fire starters are a collaboration of other Instructables. You can light them with flint+steel,matches,lighter... They're even light-able while sitting on water. Materials Get just a couple of cotton balls, a bottle of 91% isopropyl alcohol,a container of Vaseline(petroleum jelly), and an i...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:30:25 PDT
What to do with that old well tank? ekbruster So, I had to recently replace my 44 gallon well tank at my house due to the rubber pressure seal on the inside of the tank leaking.   After hauling the heavy thing  out on the lawn, I decided to cut it in 1/2 and make it into a fire pit for my patio and camping! CAUTION:  Well tanks are under press...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 18:52:01 PST
Valentine Fire Starters
Valentine Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> pezzasaurus These make perfect gifts for: That person who has everything, Outdoor enthusiasts, Wood stove owners, or ANYONE who enjoys summer BBQ's but doesn't like the hassle  of getting the grill going. They are very simple to make and require very few supplies. Who doesn't like, easy,thrifty, and practical g...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 13:21:54 PST
Mini Camp Stove for a Few Dollars
Mini Camp Stove for a Few Dollars - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBothell In this instructable I will show you how to make a miniature camping stove for a few bucks all I had to buy for this project was the fuel and it cost less than $2. You may have to buy a few other things for this project but most of it should be lying around.                                         ...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:34:52 PST
How to Start a fire: BSA Style
How to Start a fire: BSA Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> BoyScout06-13 First of all this is my first instructible, so please any help is greatly appreciated. English is my native language, but I'm not very good with is so please any mistakes please tell me, and I don't own a camera, so all pictures are off and are generalizations, and any questions just ask ...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:39:25 PST
Make Your Own Fire Place Starters
Make Your Own Fire Place Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> iamkeebler This is a simple and cheap gift idea for anyone with a fire place or outdoor fire pit. All you need is: News paper Lint from your dryer Hemp Pine cones Optional: Dried herbs (I used dried orange peel & whole cloves) Take one full sheet of news paper and on one corner add 2 pine cones. In betwe...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 19:46:32 PST
Campfire Can freeza36 A small can I made into a miniature campfire. It has a hole in the side to put in more fuel, and wire stretched over the top to set food or a pan on. It works surprisingly well with my other Instructable, the "Camp Pan." The only problem is that you constantly have to put in fuel for the fire.
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 14:23:53 PDT
strike any where fire starters
strike any where fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> the tat2artist Super Quick to make they eliminate the need to search for matches and are very handy for wood stoves and camping! What you will need things you need egg carton shredded paper (or pine shavings) strike anywhere matches wax (I use old candles) a jar (to melt the wax) a pot with water a knife ...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 13:31:11 PDT
Waterproof Crushproof Tic-Tac Matchbox
Waterproof Crushproof Tic-Tac Matchbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> pandadude As a Boy Scout and staffer at Camp Wanocksett in New Hampshire, I have learned a lot of tips and tricks over the years for ways to make do with what you have for equipment to get you what you need. One of my dilemmas that I once had occurred when I need a small matchbox to carry my matches that wo...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2011 11:11:43 PDT
How to build a campfire
How to build a campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheMacyC In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to build a super easy camp fire... I hope you like it :D Materials: You will need: -Rocks -Matches -Hay -Wood (not shown) Here it is: Put the rocks in a circle, put the wood and the hay in the middle, then use the matches to light it :) The h...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 05:39:15 PDT
Glass Bottle Tiki Torch
Glass Bottle Tiki Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> tjesse Tiki brand torches are nice for backyard BBQs, but if you are roughing it in the woods, at a campground or a hiking trail then you most likely won't need an expensive name brand oil torch. I like LEDs for inside of my tent, but for the outside I like to use citronella oil instead of fluorescent lan...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:47:34 PDT