Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - camping - camp - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:39:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Irish Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Irish-Lashing/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:37:26 PDT
"Ready-To-Go" Cook Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-To-Go-Cook-Box/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 20:52:29 PDT
Eno Camping Hammock DIY Knock-Off http://www.instructables.com/id/Eno-Camping-Hammock-DIY-Knock-Off/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:44:42 PDT
The Remote Match http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Remote-Match/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 PDT
Tin Can Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Camp-Stove/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:38:17 PDT
Side Burner Can Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Burner-Can-Stove-1/
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
The $10 Hexagon Tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Hexagon-Tarp/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:08:54 PDT
Handmade Boy Scout Troop Flag - Leather & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boy-Scout-Troop-Summer-Camp-Flag/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:37:31 PDT
Camp Fire Starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Fire-Starters/
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 02:57:22 PDT
Build your own Pop-Up Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Pop-Up-Trailer/
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 09:00:37 PDT
Johan's Favourite Alcohol Stove: One-Can Sideburner http://www.instructables.com/id/Johans-Favourite-Alcohol-Stove-One-Can-Sideburne/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:30:51 PST
DIY- Portable Toolbox Grill- Improved! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Tool-Box-Grill/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 10:21:07 PDT
Inflatable Bed to Stand-Up Paddle Board Pump Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Inflatable-Bed-to-Stand-Up-Paddle-Board-Pump-Adapt/
Inflatable Bed to Stand-Up Paddle Board Pump Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/NQAT/H2MYJRBN/F4CNQATH2MYJRBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/NQAT/H2MYJRBN/F4CNQATH2MYJRBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/NQAT/H2MYJRBN/F4CNQATH2MYJRBN.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Across Tomales Bay in Point Reyes National park are some of my favorite campsites, which can only be reached by boat.  On our most recent trip, my wife, Christy, was concerned about sleeping comfortably on just a sleeping pad due to a rib injury and being many months pregnant.  Since we either sail ...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 13:22:54 PDT
How to backpack better with a hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-backpack-better--with-a-hammock/
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Fri, 5 Oct 2007 13:43:48 PDT
Backpacking Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Cooler/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 03:32:21 PDT
Teardrop Travel Trailer (added VIDEOS!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Teardrop-Travel-Trailer/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 20:17:35 PDT
Campfire Toasting Fork http://www.instructables.com/id/Campfire-Toasting-Fork/
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Tue, 31 Aug 2010 08:25:47 PDT
Super-easy Paracord Camp Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-Paracord-Camp-Chair/
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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:46:48 PDT
Rustic Hammock-Style Wilderness Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Hammock-Style-Wilderness-Chair/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 07:43:49 PST
Multi-Function Walking Stick II - Storage Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Function-Walking-Stick-II-Storage-Compart/
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 17:52:41 PST
Camping Shower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Shower-1/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 22:38:46 PDT
Pocket Sized Camp Stove (The Improved http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Camp-Stove-The-Improved-quotPenny-/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2009 20:21:44 PDT
the hammock hut: a easy to make hammock rain-fly http://www.instructables.com/id/hammock-camping-the-complete-guide-to-camping-usi/
the hammock hut: a easy to make hammock rain-fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/BNDT/FSPRKTXF/FHEBNDTFSPRKTXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/BNDT/FSPRKTXF/FHEBNDTFSPRKTXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/BNDT/FSPRKTXF/FHEBNDTFSPRKTXF.SMALL.jpg fidgety2 hammocks are great alternatives to tents. but what do you do when it rains answer. the hammock hut a easy portable cost effective hammock rain fly it takes about 10-15 minutes to set up and can be made using easily available materials (the only exception being the hammock itself also this is my ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 08:54:51 PDT
Hobo Stove from Tin Can - Traditional High Tech Camp Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobo-Stove-from-Tin-Can---Traditional-High-Tech-Ca/
Hobo Stove from Tin Can - Traditional High Tech Camp Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZXOS/F7YGTBX2/F2DZXOSF7YGTBX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZXOS/F7YGTBX2/F2DZXOSF7YGTBX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/ZXOS/F7YGTBX2/F2DZXOSF7YGTBX2.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson This is the tin can twig stove hoboes have used for cooking since time immemorial. It's quick to make, easy to light, and does a lot of cooking with mere handfuls of twigs for fuel. It doesn't make much smoke or shine much light, in case you don't want to be found. It also doesn't leave fire scars...
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