Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - survival - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:01:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Car Charger Solar Survival Life Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Charger-Solar-Survival-Life-Hack/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:06:01 PST
DIY Solar Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:22:37 PST
Beer Koozie Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Koozie-Mittens/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:03:28 PST
Hand drill fire with green wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-drill-fire-with-green-wood/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:16 PST
How To Make A Laser Assisted Blowgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Laser-Assisted-Blowgun/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:00:04 PST
Carbon tape to survive. 6 in 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-tape-to-survive-6-in-1/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:41:51 PST
High Performance Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Performance-Grappling-Hook/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:09:36 PST
Fire Tubes - Original and New Compartment Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tubes-Original-and-New-Compartment-Design/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:49:35 PST
Emergency Pet Evacuation Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Pet-Evacuation-Pack/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:21:50 PST
Survival Sewing Repair Tool and How To Use It! http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Sewing-Repair-Tool-and-How-To-Use-It/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:17:44 PST
Zombie Defence Umbrella - The Brolly of Death. http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Defence-Umbrella-The-Brolly-of-Death/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:28:08 PST
Tin Can Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Fire/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:25:26 PST
survival ski pole http://www.instructables.com/id/survival-ski-pole/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:48:08 PST
DIY carbon tape heated trousers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-trousers/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 12:58:12 PST
DIY Insect Repellent!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Insect-Repellent/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:09:42 PST
How to Cook and EAT Giant Grubs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cook-and-EAT-Giant-Grubs/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 21:47:02 PST
Simple carabiner Altoids tin hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-carabiner-Altoids-tin-hack/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:51:47 PST
Waterproof boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-boots/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:45:22 PST
How to Pick and Eat Prickly Pear Cactus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Pick-and-Eat-Prickly-Pear-Cactus/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:13:43 PST
Anti-Rape Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Rape-Gloves/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:52:22 PST
EZ FIFO Can Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-FIFO-Can-Rack/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:55:53 PST
How to make a Paracord "David's Sling" http://www.instructables.com/id/Davids-Sling/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:53:20 PST
Pine sap lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-sap-lamp/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:05:15 PST
How to Make a Fishing Lure From Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fishing-Lure-From-Paracord/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:28:50 PST
Back Yard Chicken Tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Yard-Chicken-Tractor/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:07:45 PST
How to Make a Paracord Watch with Buckle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paracord-Watch-with-Buckle/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:49:59 PST
Simple Solar Cooking Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solar-Cooking-Jar/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:39:13 PST
Altoids Tin: Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:47:42 PST
Expedient @L@L (Atlatl) http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedient-LL-Atlatl/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:41:00 PST
How to Make a Bow and Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bow-and-Arrow-2/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:12:58 PST
How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Aluminum-Can-Stove/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:42:56 PDT
The Rabbit Stick Hunter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rabbit-Stick-Hunting/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:16:41 PDT
The Only Survival Kit You'll EVER Need http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Only-Survival-Kit-Youll-EVER-Need/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:02:49 PDT
Make A Lawn mower Blade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Lawn-mower-Blade-Knife/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:06:26 PDT
Boiling Fresh Crayfish - A Timeless Tradition http://www.instructables.com/id/Boiling-Fresh-Crayfish/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:21:30 PDT
Pocket Sized Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Water-Purifier/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
55LB Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Bow Halloween Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/55LB-Lara-Croft-Tomb-Raider-Bow-Halloween-Prop/
55LB Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Bow Halloween Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SMALL.jpg antagonizer A bit of a caveat to start; This is a real working bow. Tho it was designed as a Halloween prop, it is still capable of inflicting serious injury if used improperly. Don't carry this around in public, don't let children handle it and don't fire it outside of a designated area. Safety first.Recently,...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:45:03 PDT
Build Your Own Atlatl http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Atlatl/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:39:04 PDT
How to Build a Proper Bug Out Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Propper-Bug-Out-Bag/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 02:41:25 PDT
Processing Common Tree Foods: Acorns, Black Walnuts, Hickory Nuts, Persimmons http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Common-Tree-Foods-Acorns-Black-Walnuts-/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:47:18 PDT
Identifying Edible And Medicinal Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Identifying-Edible-And-Medicinal-Plants/
Identifying Edible And Medicinal Plants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/15IR/I0A55XYQ/FNP15IRI0A55XYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/15IR/I0A55XYQ/FNP15IRI0A55XYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/15IR/I0A55XYQ/FNP15IRI0A55XYQ.SMALL.jpg bjones7325 Ever since the Neolithic Revolution, humans have focused mainly on other things than hunting and gathering. This is still true today. With today's high tech world, humans don't have to focus on their very survival. They can just drive to the store and buy everything they would ever need. Back i...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:20:52 PDT
Survival Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Walking-Stick/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:08 PDT
Birch Tar Resin For Paleo Crafts And Tool Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Tar-Resin-For-Paleo-Crafts-And-Tool-Making/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:41:47 PDT
$9 Emergency Phone Charger 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Harbor-Freight-Emergency-Camping-Phone-Charger-i/
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By: More Cowbell

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:23:32 PDT
Two-Pronged Hunting Spear http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Pronged-Hunting-Spear/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:46:24 PDT
Minimalist Survival Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Survival-Slingshot/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:22:54 PDT
How To Spot And Identify Morel Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Spot-And-Identify-Morel-Mushrooms/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:27:04 PDT
The Expedient Grass Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Expedient-Grass-Basket/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:38:13 PDT
Wingbone Turkey Call http://www.instructables.com/id/Wingbone-Turkey-Call/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:45:01 PDT
Primitive Net Making From Carving Your Needle To Weaving Your Net http://www.instructables.com/id/Primitive-Net-Making-From-Carving-Your-Needle-To-W/
Primitive Net Making From Carving Your Needle To Weaving Your Net - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/44VN/HZXYM1XS/F6G44VNHZXYM1XS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/44VN/HZXYM1XS/F6G44VNHZXYM1XS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/44VN/HZXYM1XS/F6G44VNHZXYM1XS.SMALL.jpg antagonizer In this instructable I want to go through the process of net making from beginning to end, starting with carving the net needle to weaving the net itself. I also plan in incorporating a string making tutorial for those who want to duplicate this project from absolute beginning to end. For the sak...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:25:06 PDT