Instructables: exploring - guide - outside - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:51:19 PST BLOX v1.01 Surviving Snowvember http://www.instructables.com/id/Surviving-Snowvember/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/9L8T/I2S6MDPR/FDM9L8TI2S6MDPR.SMALL.jpg tinaciousz The Buffalo area has been hit by unexpected snowfall amounts, but that doesn't stop the citizens of the snowed-in city from making the best of it. I've seen dozens of pictures on social media — ranging from carved out beer refrigerators to tunnels allowing people to escape their homes. These folks k...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:56 PST
shark week projects http://www.instructables.com/id/shark-week-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/GS8Z/HYR3DC8R/FFXGS8ZHYR3DC8R.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Shark Week is here and we've got loads of projects to make it even more exciting! Whether you want to dress yourself, your pets, or your vehicle as a shark, or eat food shaped like a shark - we have you covered. :DCheck out the projects below to make your Shark Week extra jawsome. shark week cat c...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:50:08 PDT
Bike Cleaning and Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Cleaning-and-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/N9X4/HW8T5E0E/FQFN9X4HW8T5E0E.SMALL.jpg JustinKirkpatrick There is a lot of maintenance for any bike. Fortunately most of it is pretty easy and if you keep up with it you can keep your ride clean and riding smooth. This is a collection of helpful instructables that any bike owner can use for the upkeep of their bike. Make sure to check out my instructable ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:18:39 PDT
DIY camping projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-camping-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/8ATB/HVWTLM9V/FK68ATBHVWTLM9V.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're new to camping or a pro camper extraordinaire, we've got all sorts of projects to improve your camping trips! Have a look at the projects below to learn how to sleep in a hammock, hack a sleeping bag, cook delicious campfire food, start a fire, build your own camper and more!Make sure...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 23:19:16 PDT
20 Boats You Can Build Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Boats-You-Can-Build-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/PZCE/HVVKM5LA/FLLPZCEHVVKM5LA.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's getting warm again, so why not build yourself a boat for some summer adventures? The authors on Instructables have you covered with all sorts of amazing boats you can build yourself!These boats range from easy to advanced, and some can be built in as little as an afternoon. Have a look through ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 22:05:21 PDT
Outdoor Survival Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/V8TB/HU5X02UD/FY2V8TBHU5X02UD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Whether you're planning for a camping trip or the zombie apocalypse, these outdoor survival skills are sure to come in handy at some point! Have a look at some of these projects to learn more about how to find and filter drinking water, use a map and compass, build a shelter, or make weapons and too...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:23:16 PDT
Snow Play http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Play/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/1E8S/HR0AYEF5/F931E8SHR0AYEF5.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Don't let the weather keep you indoors - get out and play!  Snow Play is a look-book of fun projects to inspire you to channel your inner Rodin and sculpt something amazing!  All of these projects are executed by snow-building pros, and some even have step-by-step instructions so you can recreate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 16:36:12 PST
Winter Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/WP78/HPCWWKCB/F1BWP78HPCWWKCB.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides As temperatures dive below freezing for the winter and the long nights take hold, it's important to focus on some of the positive things that winter weather can bring us. Without cold weather there would be no snow, no ice, no backyard skating rinks, no sledding, no snow arches to build, and certain...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:45:40 PST
Paracord Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LEGW/HO7XLNNY/FUELEGWHO7XLNNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LEGW/HO7XLNNY/FUELEGWHO7XLNNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/LEGW/HO7XLNNY/FUELEGWHO7XLNNY.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast Paracord is lightweight nylon kernmantle (string woven around a string core) cord originally used as parachute cord. Sturdy and light cordage that does not rot when exposed to moisture is phenomenally useful, and this collection contains some of the clever applications for paracord created by Instru...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:30:02 PST
Guide to Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KB7Q/GS8OSTKZ/FKNKB7QGS8OSTKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KB7Q/GS8OSTKZ/FKNKB7QGS8OSTKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/KB7Q/GS8OSTKZ/FKNKB7QGS8OSTKZ.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Guide to Paracord" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 14 different paracord projects. Learn how to make belts, bottle holders, tie knots and more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:26:30 PDT
Easy Paracord Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/AJ24/GM4N17IU/F1QAJ24GM4N17IU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/AJ24/GM4N17IU/F1QAJ24GM4N17IU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/AJ24/GM4N17IU/F1QAJ24GM4N17IU.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Easy Paracord Projects" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 20 different paracord projects. Learn to make survival bracelets, watchbands, a dog collar and much more. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step ...
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Wed, 17 Mar 2010 14:24:55 PDT
Outdoor Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Survival/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EZ0O/GS3BF2CP/FA3EZ0OGS3BF2CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EZ0O/GS3BF2CP/FA3EZ0OGS3BF2CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/EZ0O/GS3BF2CP/FA3EZ0OGS3BF2CP.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Instructables has one of the best collections of survival how-to's on the web. There are enough outdoor survival Instructables to take someone from novice to survivor with nothing more than a laptop and a can do attitude. There are so many good Instructables on this topic and this is just a small sa...
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 10:49:03 PDT
Bicycle Mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Commuting-Bicycle-Mods/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/P04F/GKLJ6IJS/F8OP04FGKLJ6IJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/P04F/GKLJ6IJS/F8OP04FGKLJ6IJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/P04F/GKLJ6IJS/F8OP04FGKLJ6IJS.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo "Bicycle Mods" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 14 different bicycle projects. Trick your bike out with lights, create your own sidecar, and even build a turning signal bike jacket. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictu...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:06:32 PST
Amazing Bicycle Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Bicycle-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3LAX/GHDSFFWQ/FW63LAXGHDSFFWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3LAX/GHDSFFWQ/FW63LAXGHDSFFWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3LAX/GHDSFFWQ/FW63LAXGHDSFFWQ.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Welcome to the Instructables eBook, Amazing Bicycle Projects! Bicycles have been undergoing a creative renaissance. More and more people are building, modifying, and getting around on bicycles every day. The Instructables community is home to some of the most creative and dedicated bicycle hackers ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 15:22:45 PDT
Build it. Hack it. Skate it! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-it-Hack-it-Skate-it/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/8XCQ/GHDSNA9O/FD58XCQGHDSNA9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/8XCQ/GHDSNA9O/FD58XCQGHDSNA9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/8XCQ/GHDSNA9O/FD58XCQGHDSNA9O.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Welcome to the Instructables eBook, Build it. Hack it. Skate it!  Skateboarding is, and has always been, DIY to the core.  Every serious skater has built their own boards, and there's no better ramp or grind rail than the ones you make yourself. Whether you're new to skateboarding or have been skat...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 15:15:50 PDT
Unusual Boats http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Boats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0FK7/GMNR91RJ/FPD0FK7GMNR91RJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0FK7/GMNR91RJ/FPD0FK7GMNR91RJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/0FK7/GMNR91RJ/FPD0FK7GMNR91RJ.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Unusual Boats" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different fun boating projects. Make your own hovercraft, build a boat out of duct tape or cardboard and much more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each s...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:40:02 PDT
Knots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Knots/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0YGS/GS8OSTQE/FZT0YGSGS8OSTQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0YGS/GS8OSTQE/FZT0YGSGS8OSTQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0YGS/GS8OSTQE/FZT0YGSGS8OSTQE.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Knots!" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 13 different knot tying projects. Learn how to tie a variety of knots for survival projects. All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily make these ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:28:18 PDT
Preparing for Natural Disasters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Preparing-for-Natural-Disasters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/P63S/H9G11KY4/F6XP63SH9G11KY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/P63S/H9G11KY4/F6XP63SH9G11KY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/P63S/H9G11KY4/F6XP63SH9G11KY4.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Whether you live in a part of the country that is seismically active, is prone to frequent seasonal storms, or just want to be prepared for whatever comes your way, the following guide of Instructables outlines everything you may need in case of a natural disaster. All of these projects were created...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 00:54:57 PST
Tackling Fishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tackling-Fishing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/LG8E/H2MYJRH9/FDMLG8EH2MYJRH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/LG8E/H2MYJRH9/FDMLG8EH2MYJRH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/LG8E/H2MYJRH9/FDMLG8EH2MYJRH9.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! Fishing!  One of the oldest past times of our culture, fishing has evolved from purely a hunting tactic to a legitimate sports.  Methods and techniques have been passed down for generations and our "Tackling Fishing" guide collects some of our best Instructables the avid  fisherman.  Learn how to ea...
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Tue, 22 May 2012 13:25:34 PDT
Skateboarding http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboarding-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C4WA/GJQEBJ9E/FQ6C4WAGJQEBJ9E.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo If you've ever wanted to land a 720 like Tony Hawk or Varial heelflip like Rodney Mullen, then this is the book to get you started. "Skateboarding" is a collection of awesome tricks to get you on the path. From basic ollies and heelflips, to DIY ramps and riser lights, you're ready to shred. All pro...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:57:14 PST
Camping Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Gear/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/ILMZ/GS8OSTVF/FDYILMZGS8OSTVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/ILMZ/GS8OSTVF/FDYILMZGS8OSTVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/ILMZ/GS8OSTVF/FDYILMZGS8OSTVF.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Camping Gear" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 14 different DIY camping projects. Learn how to build fire, make your own tent and what to bring on your camping trip! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each st...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 10:29:57 PDT
Cycling with Harbor Freight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cycling-with-Harbor-Freight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/27V4/HCB8QJAJ/FGR27V4HCB8QJAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/27V4/HCB8QJAJ/FGR27V4HCB8QJAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/27V4/HCB8QJAJ/FGR27V4HCB8QJAJ.SMALL.jpg onrust   I noticed several of my favorite cycling instructables involved the use of parts or tools from Harbor Freight.  I love that store and its crappy products.  The main reason being how we love to improve or use them.   Here is a quick guide to show how Harbor Freight can shape and improve our cycling...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 08:45:51 PST
Outside: Best of 2012 http://www.instructables.com/id/Outside-Best-of-2012/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JRPF/HAQ3AFMJ/FMOJRPFHAQ3AFMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JRPF/HAQ3AFMJ/FMOJRPFHAQ3AFMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JRPF/HAQ3AFMJ/FMOJRPFHAQ3AFMJ.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura In the last year the Outside Channel has received some really awesome submissions from top-notch Instructables authors. Here is a guide of the most viewed, and top rated projects of 2012! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 18:01:22 PST
Bike storage and racks http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-storage-and-racks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/5HPT/H91LG8R2/FIA5HPTH91LG8R2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/5HPT/H91LG8R2/FIA5HPTH91LG8R2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/5HPT/H91LG8R2/FIA5HPTH91LG8R2.SMALL.jpg frisbeechamp1983 During the winter or while you're gone, you need a place to store your bike. Propping it against the wall may not work for you, or you you may not have the space. Here are the best bike storage options. Enjoy. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 15:47:58 PST
Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Knives-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3FPP/H4AG06HP/FMO3FPPH4AG06HP.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Knives can be useful, beautiful, deadly, and necessary. Here is a collection of some of the best knife-related Instructables: how to make your own, how to clean and sharpen it, how to use it, and how to put it away. For more knife-related Instructables, check out the Knife channel in Outside. nul...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:21:02 PDT
Paracord Project Guide 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Project-Guide-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/X225/H82UNJUY/FODX225H82UNJUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/X225/H82UNJUY/FODX225H82UNJUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/X225/H82UNJUY/FODX225H82UNJUY.SMALL.jpg Matthew2000 This guide is a step-by-step guide for 18 different paracord projects, have fun. Please rate. Thanks null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null nu...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 18:34:12 PDT
How to Build a Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Boat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/Q4Y6/H6S41E4Q/FP5Q4Y6H6S41E4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/Q4Y6/H6S41E4Q/FP5Q4Y6H6S41E4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/Q4Y6/H6S41E4Q/FP5Q4Y6H6S41E4Q.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Canoes! Sailboats! Kayaks! Pontoons! One has so many options when deciding to build a boat. Ambitious builders set their hopes a-float and construct a (hopefully) buoyant vessel to relax on, fish from, or even to get some exercise! This guide meshes some of the best Instructables on how to build bo...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 16:00:45 PDT
Paracord Project Guide 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Project-Guide-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/9O97/H5TUCJ20/FNC9O97H5TUCJ20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/9O97/H5TUCJ20/FNC9O97H5TUCJ20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/9O97/H5TUCJ20/FNC9O97H5TUCJ20.SMALL.jpg Matthew2000 This is a step-by-step guide with 22 easy paracord projects. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 08:45:08 PDT
Homemade Bike Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bike-Stands/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/UHI5/H5TU7AJ5/FZHUHI5H5TU7AJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/UHI5/H5TU7AJ5/FZHUHI5H5TU7AJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/UHI5/H5TU7AJ5/FZHUHI5H5TU7AJ5.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam What's more DIY than making your own bike stand so you can repair your own bicycle? Here is a collection of homemade bicycle repair stands: freestanding, deluxe, quick & cheap, and hacks to make "bike stands" from what you already have. Take your pick, make your own, and happy repairs! null null ...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:35:38 PDT
Paracord Project Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Project-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/NUY5/H5ECN5A1/FQZNUY5H5ECN5A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/NUY5/H5ECN5A1/FQZNUY5H5ECN5A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/NUY5/H5ECN5A1/FQZNUY5H5ECN5A1.SMALL.jpg Matthew2000 This guide is a step by step guide to 27 easy paracord projects. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 16:33:38 PDT
DIY Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Lights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/14CE/H5TU7AD2/FDD14CEH5TU7AD2.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam If you ride at night, bike lights are important. For safety and for the beauty of it, these DIY bike lights help you see and be seen. There are options in this guide for all levels of expertise: from the dime-store flashlight fix to Arduino-powered  and soft-circuited designs. All are functional and...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:46:16 PDT
Birding Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Birding-Challenge/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/UCM8/H5JVX705/F72UCM8H5JVX705.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/UCM8/H5JVX705/F72UCM8H5JVX705.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/UCM8/H5JVX705/F72UCM8H5JVX705.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Birding Challenge                                              It's Summer now, but birders are getting ready for Autumn the peak season for bird activity, and it's the time that garden birders prepare their garden to be ready for visiting birds over Autumn, Winter, and into the nesting ...
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 11:17:19 PDT
DIY Hot Tubs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Tubs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/JBVV/H5R9EREI/FPTJBVVH5R9EREI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/JBVV/H5R9EREI/FPTJBVVH5R9EREI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/JBVV/H5R9EREI/FPTJBVVH5R9EREI.SMALL.jpg SHIFT! DIY Hot Tubs brings you dedicated to the homebrewing your own relaxation spa.  Learn to build a wood fired hot tub, convert your shower into a spa, make a Hot Tub that's Solar Powered and even create a recreational spa for camping!  Whether you're a swinging party host or someone who just enjoys the...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:02:04 PDT
Mini Survival Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Survival-Kits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/NJEQ/H3CS2Z4I/FS8NJEQH3CS2Z4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/NJEQ/H3CS2Z4I/FS8NJEQH3CS2Z4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/NJEQ/H3CS2Z4I/FS8NJEQH3CS2Z4I.SMALL.jpg pablo6674 When hiking,climbing,or just exploring the great outdoors, you should always have a survival kit with you. Mini Survival Kit And yet another kit just different, maybe better Pill Bottle Survival Kit This is a very simple and mini survival kit that covers the essentials of survival Enjoy!!! H...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:35:23 PDT
Survival Gear and KIts http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Gear-and-KIts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/PS0G/H337L1WG/F8XPS0GH337L1WG.SMALL.jpg Dguy42 This guide shows you a variety of the best survival kits and gear that are on instructables. Altoids Fire Kit Here is a kit I made which purpose is to start a fire. And maybe some day can save your LIFE. Enjoy!!! The best survival kit ever I'm going to show you how to make a inexpensive waterp...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:50:38 PDT
20 Bikes You Can Make Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Bikes-You-Can-Make-Yourself/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/49WK/H173JNYO/FEE49WKH173JNYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/49WK/H173JNYO/FEE49WKH173JNYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/49WK/H173JNYO/FEE49WKH173JNYO.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Sick of your plain and boring bike? Have a couple of old bikes just waiting to be turned into a glorious bike monster you can make yourself? We've got you covered. This guide will help get you inspired - whether you want something a little flashier, ridiculous, or high tech - we'll show you how! Al...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:08:57 PDT
An Assortment of Altoid Tin Survival Kits http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Assortment-of-Altoid-Tin-Survival-Kits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KI37/H0OJ3QQV/FC2KI37H0OJ3QQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KI37/H0OJ3QQV/FC2KI37H0OJ3QQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/KI37/H0OJ3QQV/FC2KI37H0OJ3QQV.SMALL.jpg freeza36 Many many instructables have been posted about "Altoid tin survival kits." They are extremely popular, because the Altoids tin in the perfect size and shape to contain whatever you please, and still fit in your posket. Here are some of the projects that stood out to me. The Altoids Tin Survival K...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 19:23:28 PDT
Featured Author: Stormdrane http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Stormdrane/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/WPF4/GY4RTVJO/FOBWPF4GY4RTVJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/WPF4/GY4RTVJO/FOBWPF4GY4RTVJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/WPF4/GY4RTVJO/FOBWPF4GY4RTVJO.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   Millions of people have checked out David Hopper's spectacular paracord projects. His clear instructions and beautiful projects are well worth a look, and he has even more projects over on his blog. I had the chance to ask him a few questions about paracord, knot-tying, and some resources that...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2012 16:32:15 PST
Best of 2011: Outside http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-of-2011-Outside/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/MW24/GX718WLK/FXYMW24GX718WLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/MW24/GX718WLK/FXYMW24GX718WLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/MW24/GX718WLK/FXYMW24GX718WLK.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I am happy to report that we've managed to survive in the outdoors for yet another year!  The Outside category received some amazing projects and we thought we would take a moment to highlight some of our, and your, favorites.  Congratulations to the authors below, and thank you to everyone who publ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 16:58:47 PST
550 Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/550-Paracord/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/SZW0/GCZAMDVS/F6MSZW0GCZAMDVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/SZW0/GCZAMDVS/F6MSZW0GCZAMDVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/SZW0/GCZAMDVS/F6MSZW0GCZAMDVS.SMALL.jpg zazenergy 550 cord or simply para-cord, refers to a specific class of parachute cord also known as type III cord and derives it's name from being rated to have a minimum breaking strength of 550 lbs. Mass production and the near infinite usefulness of this wonderful stuff has brought it into the lives of all ...
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Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:08:47 PDT
Scouting Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouting-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4TLM/GQBCHXX5/F4W4TLMGQBCHXX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4TLM/GQBCHXX5/F4W4TLMGQBCHXX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/4TLM/GQBCHXX5/F4W4TLMGQBCHXX5.SMALL.jpg Z.Backas This guide contains Instructables aimed towards helping out scouting troops, from Cub Scout Basics to High Adventure skills. As a current scout, I drew on my knowledge and past experiences of summer camp, merit badge workshops, Boundary Waters trips, Philmont, and Sea Base to select some of the most...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 17:22:30 PDT
Motorcycle Guide (Maintenance + Projects) http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Guide-Maintenance-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/IL7J/GNFSJY4W/FTEIL7JGNFSJY4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/IL7J/GNFSJY4W/FTEIL7JGNFSJY4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/IL7J/GNFSJY4W/FTEIL7JGNFSJY4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Vrroooom! It doesn’t matter what you ride, as long as you ride! Motorcycles are a convenient and fun way to get around. For many, Spring is the time to drag the bike out of storage and get back on the road. Is your ride ready? Motorcycles require regular maintenance to stay in safe running order, ...
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Thu, 12 May 2011 15:59:20 PDT
Guide to Building a Greenland Kayak http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Greenland-Kayak-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QTH5/FUI0SGH4/FG2QTH5FUI0SGH4.SMALL.jpg StumpChunkman This is a collection of Instructables by member nativewater on how to build a Greenland kayak. Build a Greenland Kayak This instructible will teach you how to build a 17 foot long Greenland kayak that will weigh between 30 and 40 pounds and cost less than $300 in materials. Compare that with the...
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Fri, 15 May 2009 16:11:38 PDT
Birdhouses & Bird Feeders http://www.instructables.com/id/Birdhouses-Bird-Feeders/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4OFJ/G7DY7XKD/FCQ4OFJG7DY7XKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4OFJ/G7DY7XKD/FCQ4OFJG7DY7XKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/4OFJ/G7DY7XKD/FCQ4OFJG7DY7XKD.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Birdhouses hold a special space in the project repertoire of a DIYer.  Often, it's the first thing that a boy or girl builds.  They not only provide a good base of understanding for woodworking and general tool familiarity, but as a finished project, they also provide a nice home for birds. If you'...
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Fri, 9 Apr 2010 16:13:42 PDT
Alcohol Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Stove-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/4RTX/G825RHAV/FBH4RTXG825RHAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/4RTX/G825RHAV/FBH4RTXG825RHAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/4RTX/G825RHAV/FBH4RTXG825RHAV.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Alcohol stoves aka aluminum can stoves aka penny stoves aka hobo stoves are very useful little devices that should be part of anyone's survival kit.  Many designs require only two aluminum cans to make and a very limited amount of time and expertise to construct.  You can refine your design, or use ...
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Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:36:51 PDT
Electric Bikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Bikes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YFWC/G9NHHCW7/FK6YFWCG9NHHCW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YFWC/G9NHHCW7/FK6YFWCG9NHHCW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YFWC/G9NHHCW7/FK6YFWCG9NHHCW7.SMALL.jpg zazenergy  Electric vehicles and hybrids become more and more practical and attainable every day. As batteries and electric motor technologies improve we are sure to see more and better offerings. In true instructables fashion there are some great examples of what people are doing now right within our communi...
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Tue, 1 Jun 2010 12:20:45 PDT
Survival Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Stove/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PC3F/G9GQIRWI/FB7PC3FG9GQIRWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PC3F/G9GQIRWI/FB7PC3FG9GQIRWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/PC3F/G9GQIRWI/FB7PC3FG9GQIRWI.SMALL.jpg zazenergy There are countless ways to make survival stoves. They can be ultra simple hobo stoves made from a single food can, alcohol stoves from soda cans or more complex stoves that require some tools and preparation. The Instructables community has some of the best examples of how to make stoves to fit eve...
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Mon, 24 May 2010 20:06:42 PDT
Paracord Contest Winners http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Contest-Winners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E8SX/G825NS76/F9QE8SXG825NS76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E8SX/G825NS76/F9QE8SXG825NS76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/E8SX/G825NS76/F9QE8SXG825NS76.SMALL.jpg Contest Robot Instructables is happy to announce the winners of the Paracord Contest! We had a suspicion that the community could dream up some other paracord projects besides the survival paracord bracelet and boy were we right!  As you can see from the winners below, you guys have once again pushed the boundar...
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Mon, 19 Apr 2010 15:50:00 PDT
Skateboarding http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboarding/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/B4O0/FNZABHTB/F8MB4O0FNZABHTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/B4O0/FNZABHTB/F8MB4O0FNZABHTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/B4O0/FNZABHTB/F8MB4O0FNZABHTB.SMALL.jpg Gjdj3 Skateboarding is an great sport. It's not only a lot of fun, but it's also great exercise. Instructables has a bunch of awesome projects and how-to's about skateboarding. There are the basics, like learning to take a fall. There's also the more advanced, like building a motor powered board. No matte...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 17:34:26 PST
Burning Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Man/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/XAK5/FK27EPUI/F0JXAK5FK27EPUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/XAK5/FK27EPUI/F0JXAK5FK27EPUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/XAK5/FK27EPUI/F0JXAK5FK27EPUI.SMALL.jpg joshf Burning Man, the famous week long festival of music, art, free expression, and much more in the Nevada desert, is just around the corner. Whether you're a Burning Man veteran, a first-timer, or someone who is interested from afar, here's a list of some Instructables that will help you prepare and ma...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 16:00:25 PDT