Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - outside - survival - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:13:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Buckskin http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Buckskin/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:14:14 PDT
A Survival Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Survival-Charcoal-Filter/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Arrow Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Quiver-2/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:57:50 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Yucca-Fibre-with-Primitive-Tools/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:17:18 PDT
Waterproof Storage Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Storage-Tube/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:19:15 PDT
Emergency fishing line http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-fishing-line/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 11:40:52 PDT
Quick-Release Axe Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Axe-Holster/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:19 PDT
Power a Flashlight With Fewer Batteries in an Emergency http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-a-Flashlight-With-Fewer-Batteries-in-an-Emer/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:37 PDT
KARAMBIT Combat Fish Bone Knife and Bottle Opener (inspired by Mrballeng, Vitizop, & Bartolo) http://www.instructables.com/id/KARAMBIT-Combat-Fish-Bone-Knife-props-to-Mrballen/
KARAMBIT Combat Fish Bone Knife and Bottle Opener (inspired by Mrballeng, Vitizop, & Bartolo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/2638/HET12IT9/F4A2638HET12IT9.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB Looking around I find ALOT of awesome ideas on Instructables....so I decided to marry a couple of my favorite.  I had recently broken a handle off a hedge trimmer and recalled the instructable from  BARTOLO:                           http://www.instructables.com/member/bartolo/ to make a D.A.R.C. -...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:04:54 PDT
Cage trap for the most extreme! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cage-trap-for-the-most-extreme/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:24:06 PDT
Throwing Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Throwing-Arrows/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:01:34 PDT
Making Bamboo Arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-70/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:41:56 PDT
Making the 18th Century Possibles Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-18th-Century-Possibles-Bag/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 21:45:55 PDT
Collapsable Archery Target Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Archery-Target-Stand/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:32:29 PDT
Dog Emergency Supply Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Emergency-Supply-Kit/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:03:17 PDT
3 Survival Recipes - Easy and useful for your hard travels. http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Survival-Recipes-Easy-and-useful-for-your-hard-t/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:52:58 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
Gut Hook Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Gut-Hook-Hunting-Knife/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 15:36:59 PDT
A-frame Survival Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-frame-Survival-Shelter/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:52:11 PDT
self lighting fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/self-lighting-fire-starters/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 06:54:45 PDT
The Edible Plant Test http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Edible-Plant-Test/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:47:08 PDT
Minnow Survival-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Minnow-Survival-tool/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 18:57:35 PDT
Survival Fishing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Fishing-Kit-3/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 06:02:57 PDT
Jungle Survival - Food - Palm Cabbage (with only a pocket knife) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jungle-Survival-Food-Palm-Cabbage-with-only-a-pock/
Jungle Survival - Food - Palm Cabbage (with only a pocket knife) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/96ZT/HV64C9JF/FZQ96ZTHV64C9JF.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Greetings: If you have ever had to rely on just your pocket knife and the forest or jungle to supply your food, you will know it isn't as easy as it may seem. The majority of us are rather ignorant when it comes to finding food in the world outside of our super markets. I would say that even mor...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 20:00:35 PDT
Natural Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Cordage/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:45 PDT
The Perfect Hike: Follow the Way of the Backpacker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Hike-Follow-the-Way-of-the-Backpacker/
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Tue, 13 May 2014 03:52:29 PDT
All natural burn out bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/All-natural-burn-out-bowl/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 15:36:31 PDT
Split Stick Deadfall Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Stick-Deadfall-Trap/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:15:03 PDT
The Real Axe For Men http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Real-Axe-For-Men/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:30:44 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Collapsible-2QT-Canteen/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-20/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:25:39 PDT
Bugout bag 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bugout-bag-101/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:02:01 PDT
Finding North Using A Watch (Northern Hemisphere) http://www.instructables.com/id/Finding-North-Using-A-Watch-Northern-Hemisphere/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:56:15 PDT
DIY carbon tape Taser-proof jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-tape-Taser-proof-jacket/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:17:18 PST
Simple Water Filter out of a Waterbottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Water-Filter-out-of-a-Waterbottle/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:39:53 PDT
Alcohol / Can / penny stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Can-penny-stove/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:59:55 PST
Blaze Bar Woven Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blaze-Bar-Woven-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:02:51 PST
Making a water canister with fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-water-canister-with-fire/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:52:50 PST
Dragon Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Claw/
Dragon Claw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/XVXN/HQJIZ7U6/FL3XVXNHQJIZ7U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/XVXN/HQJIZ7U6/FL3XVXNHQJIZ7U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/XVXN/HQJIZ7U6/FL3XVXNHQJIZ7U6.SMALL.jpg Wink79 This style bracelet is not my own design. This design was originally created by Mathias Agnello along with many others. Thank you Trelligan for that information. This Dragon Claw Bracelet was made for my son. With patience, it is fairly easy to make. Just take your time, and breath. Materials I...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:49:31 PST
How to Make a Paracord Pouch for Survival Tins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paracord-Pouch-for-Survival-Tin/
How to Make a Paracord Pouch for Survival Tins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/R2WW/HQI7SCQJ/FYER2WWHQI7SCQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/R2WW/HQI7SCQJ/FYER2WWHQI7SCQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/R2WW/HQI7SCQJ/FYER2WWHQI7SCQJ.SMALL.jpg Paravival Throughout this Instructable, I will be showing you guys how to make a pouch out of paracord. This particular pouch is made to fit an Altoids tin. For many outdoorsman or survivalists, Altoid tins are the perfect containers for a small, pocket survival tin. I like using the pouch for my survival tin...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 18:19:52 PST
"Survival Candy" http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Candy/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 20:09:42 PST
Extra Loud Whistle made from an Extra Mint Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Loud-Whistle-made-from-an-Extra-Mint-Contain/
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:26:00 PST
Survival USB Charger: Use any power source to charge your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-USB-Charger-Use-any-power-source-to-charg/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 05:56:37 PST
How to Split Firewood...With a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Split-FirewoodWith-a-Knife/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 16:13:34 PST
The UUUgly Slingbag Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/The-UUUgly-Slingbag-Cover/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 22:49:21 PST
The $5 Weather Proof Bag / Survival Pillow! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Five-Dollar-ish-Weatherproof-Dust-Proof-Bag/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:04:05 PST
Fire Power: Electricity from heat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Power-Electricity-from-heat/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:54:41 PST
very strong shopping bag rope - no tools needed http://www.instructables.com/id/very-strong-shopping-bag-rope-no-tools-needed/
very strong shopping bag rope - no tools needed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/P66R/HO7XGFEE/F3UP66RHO7XGFEE.SMALL.jpg foobear I started thinking about rope recently after Mr. Balleng posted his rope making instructable.   I also remembered this old instructable in which they made a rope from shopping bags using a giant twisting device made out of bicycle parts.  Then I thought, why do you need to twist it?  I think twistin...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:18:07 PST