Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - camping - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:41:56 PST BLOX v1.01 SUV MicroCamper - Fat Berta 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skoda-Yeti-MicroCamper-Fat-Berta-30/
SUV MicroCamper - Fat Berta 3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9BD2/IJYUVXEJ/FKR9BD2IJYUVXEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9BD2/IJYUVXEJ/FKR9BD2IJYUVXEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9BD2/IJYUVXEJ/FKR9BD2IJYUVXEJ.SMALL.jpg dtextor This is a modular SUV/station wagon based camper setup, that sleeps two in luxury, has ample storage space and costs almost nothing. Additionally, I'll show you how to make a trunk tent, magnetic mosquito screens, thermal flaps and much more.For those of you who are new to Fat Berta, in 2013 I built...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:55:52 PST
Storage platform for the back of your camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-platform-for-the-back-of-your-Sprinter-van/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:24 PST
Haley's Teardrop Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Haleys-Teardrop-Camper/
Haley's Teardrop Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/XAPZ/IK4ALLQL/F5OXAPZIK4ALLQL.SMALL.jpg HaleyP5 This is the perfect project for a recent graduate with no job and whose dad owns a cabinet workshop (me). I was able to use a lot of repurposed materials in the build and keep costs down. I lost track of the exact budget but I spent between $1,000 - $1,500. For parts of the build, I used very expen...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:59:21 PST
Off-Grid Tealight Slow Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-Tealight-Slow-Cooker/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:46:34 PST
Ultralite cot for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralite-cot-for-under-30/
Ultralite cot for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QCAU/GS5TYQCD/F1LQCAUGS5TYQCD.SMALL.jpg mad doctor On everyone of my camp outs, I always carry a big, heavy cot. I would sleep on a pad, but you can feel the rocks under the the tent. An self-inflating mattress seems pretty good too but in my experience, they deflate. So in my search for a reliable,portable, and lightweight cot, i found this: http:/...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2011 14:40:30 PDT
Propane Tank Wood Stove for $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Wood-Stove-for-5/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 18:26:01 PST
Cleaning and Servicing a Webasto Air Top 2000 D http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-a-Webasto-AirTop-2000-D/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2011 19:23:20 PDT
3 Part Coffee Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Part-Coffee-Machine/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:53:19 PST
The pocket grill http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pocket-Grill/
The pocket grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/VPK7/IJ8UZ9OV/F98VPK7IJ8UZ9OV.SMALL.jpg stvnishere Imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot, ok, now imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot grill fried, isn't that better? Well I guess not, but anyways, behold: the pocket grill. Ideal for single or two person camping, backpacking or hiking. Tools and Materials Tools yo...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Homemade Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hot-Tub-1/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 18:45:32 PST
Cheap Homemade Rainproof Backpack Cover (That Also Saves the Planet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Homemade-Rainproof-Backpack-Cover-That-Also/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 05:39:31 PDT
Identifying Dogwood Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Identifying-Dogwood-Trees/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:20:01 PDT
Easy waterproof clothing, and about anything else in your world. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-waterproof-clothing-and-about-anything-else-/
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:58:10 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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Mon, 22 Oct 2007 19:53:21 PDT
AMMO CAN STOVE USES 3 TYPES OF FUEL http://www.instructables.com/id/AMMO-CAN-STOVE-USES-3-TYPES-OF-FUEL/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 13:36:12 PDT
Car Camping in a Compact Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Camping-in-a-Compact-Car/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 12:44:32 PDT
Adding thermal insulation to your tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-thermal-insulation-to-your-tent/
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 23:04:48 PDT
Turn your Leather Work Boots into Severe Duty Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Work-Boots-into-Severe-Duty-Boots/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2011 19:47:29 PDT
How to set an Eyelet (grommet) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-an-Eyelet/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 01:47:50 PDT
Camp for FREE in National Forests http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-camp-for-FREE-in-National-Forests/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 14:54:23 PDT
Molasses Deer Lick http://www.instructables.com/id/Molasses-Deer-Lick/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 23:14:14 PST
How to Download Complete USGS Topo Maps for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Download-Complete-USGS-Topo-Maps-for-Free/
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:45:48 PDT
Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Teardrop-Camping-Trailer/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:46:45 PDT
4 Days Camping - No Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Days-Camping-No-Cooler/
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 03:52:50 PDT
Tiny House, Gypsy Wagon - You Can Build one too! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-Gypsy-Wagon-You-Can-Build-one-too/
Tiny House, Gypsy Wagon - You Can Build one too! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RG0S/IEMNKOV3/F8ORG0SIEMNKOV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RG0S/IEMNKOV3/F8ORG0SIEMNKOV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RG0S/IEMNKOV3/F8ORG0SIEMNKOV3.SMALL.jpg Hypha THIS INSTRUCTABLE IS TO HELP YOU BUILD A TINY HOUSE THAT CAN FUNCTION AS A FULLTIME RESIDENCE. THE EMPHASIS IS ON THOSE WITH SMALL BUDGETS, LIMITED CARPENTRY SKILLS, AND A DESIRE FOR SIMPLICITY IN DESIGN. It all started when I moved to the swamp in North Carolina. I moved back to NC to take care of ...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:49:31 PDT
Camp Cooler Breakfast Bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Cooler-Breakfast-Bricks/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 20:25:38 PDT
Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-Bivy-Keep-your-sleeping-bag-dry-and-warmer/
Semi-Bivy: Keep your sleeping bag dry and warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/W5G7/IG5GJUQS/FNJW5G7IG5GJUQS.SMALL.jpg Heeboore If you have an tent that has lost or never had sufficient waterproofing on the bottom, then you probably know how unpleasant it is to wake up in the middle of the night and discover that you are sleeping in a puddle. The Semi-Bivy provides an completely waterproof layer that also provides insulation...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 20:09:33 PDT
Glamping Tips and Tricks - How One Family Does It http://www.instructables.com/id/Glamping-Tips-and-Tricks-How-One-family-Does-It/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 18:44:01 PDT
Yet another Penny Stove- super simple mix http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-Penny-Stove-super-simple-mix/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 06:07:17 PDT
SaveAqua Washing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/SaveAqua-Washing-Station/
SaveAqua Washing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/0ISU/IDYPBYUF/FEQ0ISUIDYPBYUF.SMALL.jpg SaveAquaTaps Hand washing is important no matter where you are, but it can be difficult to wash your hands when you are camping and there is no water infrastructure around. Using the SaveAqua tap you can make your own water dispenser by reusing containers.The benefits of using the SaveAqua tap;1.Operates without...
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:20:43 PDT
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Rid-Of-Mosquitoes-with-a-Fan-Window-Scr/
How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/E4OS/IDU2OND5/FEJE4OSIDU2OND5.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight (The video embedded above demonstrates how I made this trap, and written instructions are included below)When I first learned of this mosquito trap from my friend Dan Rojas (check out his YouTube channel here) I had really low expectations. The function is apparent enough in that it's just meant to ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:11:25 PDT
How to Put up a Dome Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-up-a-Dome-Tent/
How to Put up a Dome Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9IO/HJKC5ENS/F5PO9IOHJKC5ENS.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I've been camping and backpacking with my family pretty much since I was born and I've put up my fair share of tents over the years.  All tents are different, but one of the most basic and popular designs is the dome tent.  They usually have 2 or 3 poles for the tent and sometimes 1 or 2 for the rai...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:46:31 PDT
Trailer Into Simple Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Into-Simple-Camper/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:46:01 PDT
Making Campfire Twists http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Campfire-Twists/
Making Campfire Twists - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/WSRC/GAJCXRPJ/F74WSRCGAJCXRPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/WSRC/GAJCXRPJ/F74WSRCGAJCXRPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/WSRC/GAJCXRPJ/F74WSRCGAJCXRPJ.SMALL.jpg tim_n Twists are incredibly easy to make.  They are unleavened bread as they contain no yeast or sourdough culture.  It costs about 30p (60c? but we're in rip of Britain, so probably cheaper in the states) to make about 12 twists Ingredients: 500g Self raising flour 3 Tablespoons of sugar 300-500ml of wa...
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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 13:55:19 PDT
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-never-eat-crappy-freeze-dried-camping-meals/
How to never eat crappy freeze-dried backpacking meals again (Or: How to dehydrate your own backpacking food) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/ZJFI/IDA2IHTD/FJTZJFIIDA2IHTD.SMALL.jpg statestraveller Hiking is my 'thing.' I love seeing amazing things that I couldn't possibly have seen from inside a car. Having a one-year-old to cart around hasn't stopped me yet either - so far our major trips have included the Tour du Mont Blanc (when she was eight weeks old) and most of the Dingle Way in Irel...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 13:01:37 PDT
Make replacement tent poles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-replacement-tent-poles/
Make replacement tent poles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/1CKX/GCJ10IW5/FJR1CKXGCJ10IW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/1CKX/GCJ10IW5/FJR1CKXGCJ10IW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/1CKX/GCJ10IW5/FJR1CKXGCJ10IW5.SMALL.jpg kstrauser We bent the poles that came with our 6-person cabin tent. When I was unable to find the manufacturer's website and their phone was disconnected, and I discovered that custom replacement tent poles cost upwards of $30 per pole, I decided to make my own. This was an easy and cheap project. The total ...
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 18:38:13 PDT
How to build a PVC geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-PVC-geodesic-dome/
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 13:33:59 PDT
Sew a 20L simple roll top backpack base with a pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) http://www.instructables.com/id/20L-simple-roll-top-backpack-base-with-pocket-for-/
Sew a 20L simple roll top backpack base with a pocket for frame, can make a climbing, weatherproof, hiking, city bag, or a combo of these. (climbing mod shown) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/XPMP/ID0PQ6HE/FGSXPMPID0PQ6HE.SMALL.jpg AshZ Here is the pack shown with the climbing set up. This is a generally simple build made entirely of simple straight stitches and designed to be sewn on a home sewing machine (with maybe a tiny bit of hand cranking of the machine at a point or two), it takes between 4 and 7 hours and would be a great ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:41:51 PDT
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Road-Trip-Car-Conversion-Honda-Fit/
Ultimate Road Trip Car Conversion (Honda Fit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/E5BN/ID0PV8Z3/FO2E5BNID0PV8Z3.SMALL.jpg JMYilla When my wife and I found out that we had two months to take the cross-country road trip of our dreams, I immediately knew that I was going to transform my ordinary Honda Fit into the ultimate road-tripping machine. One of my keys to a great road trip is flexibility, so I wanted the flexibility to sl...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:03:23 PDT
Simple Easy (Walmart camping) Privacy Curtains for your car! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Easy-Walmart-camping-Privacy-Curtains-fo/
Simple Easy (Walmart camping) Privacy Curtains for your car! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1M6C/H2MYK2K4/FOG1M6CH2MYK2K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1M6C/H2MYK2K4/FOG1M6CH2MYK2K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/1M6C/H2MYK2K4/FOG1M6CH2MYK2K4.SMALL.jpg josh From time to time I find myself sleeping in truck stops, rest areas and Walmart parking lots. one thing I've always disliked is the lack of privacy while sleeping in my car. I've woken up to people staring at me while I sleep and that's creepy! I devised a simple system that is not permanent and rea...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:58:53 PDT
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Geodome-Tent-Kit-50/
Geodome Tent Kit < £50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/3S4X/ICP0VH0V/FG53S4XICP0VH0V.SMALL.jpg fisho1 This instructable is going to take you through my process of design and development and give you all the information you need so you can build a 4m diameter geodome kit for under £50. I am also going to go in to some key decision points and ideas for keeping the cost down and making this accessible ...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:49:34 PDT
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/WeDangle-A-seat-within-your-clothes/
WeDangle: A seat within your clothes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/1ODE/ICRXN6QG/FB91ODEICRXN6QG.SMALL.jpg IamWe This diy project investigates the multi-functionality of clothes. In this case a built-in hanging chair. This is a proof of concept rather than a fashion design project. The WeDangle can change the way we sit drastically; it is a customized comfy seat that we carry always with us. You can use it as ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:59:38 PDT
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wash-a-Sleeping-Bag/
How to Wash a Sleeping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/1QGL/ICG2BZ3A/FER1QGLICG2BZ3A.SMALL.jpg Boddeeen Growing up in a camping family and joining scouting gave me a love of camping from an early age. Ask anybody who tent camps that one of your most valuable pieces of equipment is your sleeping bag. A well maintained sleeping bag can mean the difference between a comfortable good nights sleep after ou...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:27:40 PDT
CNC Teardrop Trailer - Making the Side Walls http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Teardrop-Trailer-Making-the-Side-Walls/
CNC Teardrop Trailer - Making the Side Walls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/WIQU/ID77OFB2/FI0WIQUID77OFB2.SMALL.jpg steve.sorochan I decided to build a Teardrop Trailer and determined I wanted one that had a kingsize bed (I am 6'6) as well as a bunk for the kids to sleep in. So after doing some (a lot) research on the net I decided to go ahead with the project and purchased a utility trailer as a base which was 10 x 6.5'. After...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:00:46 PDT
How to repair tent pole elastic cord (Re-thread) - The Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-tent-pole-elastic-cord-Re-thread-/
How to repair tent pole elastic cord (Re-thread) - The Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EDR5/H3XN8HXM/F1FEDR5H3XN8HXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EDR5/H3XN8HXM/F1FEDR5H3XN8HXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/EDR5/H3XN8HXM/F1FEDR5H3XN8HXM.SMALL.jpg chaoticandrandom This is my first instructable on how to repair your tent pole elastic cord without getting annoyed or frustrated. All tent poles are bound to fail at some time due to wearing of the elastic bungee cord around the end of the tent pole aperture. So before you even think of throwing the tent away loo...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:33:47 PDT
Ladder Golf - PVC Camping Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Golf---PVC--Camping-Game/
Ladder Golf - PVC Camping Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/CWSK/F6B7T11S/FHFCWSKF6B7T11S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/CWSK/F6B7T11S/FHFCWSKF6B7T11S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/CWSK/F6B7T11S/FHFCWSKF6B7T11S.SMALL.jpg simplifiedbuilding If you visit camp grounds you have probably seen a game called ladder golf. It's got three rungs and contestants throw their bolos trying to wrap them around the lowest rung. Being a distributor of PVC fittings, I immediately thought of how I might be able to build one of them with PVC pipe and fit...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2007 18:12:46 PDT
Remove ticks from human skin with a thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-ticks-from-human-skin-with-a-thread/
Remove ticks from human skin with a thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/A688/IC6IK5FN/FBVA688IC6IK5FN.SMALL.jpg vitallyz Always bring a piece of thread when going outdoor adventures because that is what you need to pull out a tick without any pain and little chance to get infected. Watch the video for the instructions!
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:38:32 PDT
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Bag-to-Quilt-Conversion/
Sleeping Bag to Quilt Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/IK07/IC0CECEE/FGBIK07IC0CECEE.SMALL.jpg dtextor Well, the topic of down sleeping quilts is a bit polarizing. If you want to indulge yourself, there are tons of forum threads discussing it in all detail. In the end it's down to a question of preference. However, I will very briefly explain what it is.Basically a down quilt is a sleeping bag that i...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:50:54 PDT
Hidden Beer Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Beer-Cooler/
Hidden Beer Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/WF0T/IC4MRG13/FI2WF0TIC4MRG13.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell As a lover of outdoor activities AND beer, this simple idea has advanced my simultaneous enjoyment of these two things immeasurably. The Hidden Beer Coolers cost less than $4 each and could save you many more dollars in potential (unenlightened) fines for drinking in public. To be clear, I'm a respo...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:13:39 PDT
Radio Go Box (Ham, MURS, GMRS and FRS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Go-Box-Ham-MURS-GMRS-and-FRS/
Radio Go Box (Ham, MURS, GMRS and FRS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/OSIQ/IC2A73LL/FFKOSIQIC2A73LL.SMALL.jpg CYNICALifornia Communication is the backbone of our society. However, convenience has made many folks unable to function where in places where there is no cell phone reception. Today we'll be tackling that problem by building a radio go box that:• Houses 3 radios and accessories• Provides protection from sun, dirt...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:16:13 PDT