Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - camping - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:55:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-2/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! http://www.instructables.com/id/Have-your-camping-cooler-light-up-like-your-fridge/
Have your camping cooler light up like your fridge when you open it for $5! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/I4NS/HY12C55K/F3MI4NSHY12C55K.SMALL.jpg MechanicalMashup At night when camping or having a campfire in your back yard. Finding 'your' drinks in the cooler is a pain. You cannot see what drink is yours in the dark of night. Then you freeze your hands fishing around in the ice pulling several out that are not yours. Finally, in pain, you pull your frozen cl...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:47:50 PDT
Foolproof Rebar Pulling http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Rebar-Pulling/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:59:51 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
Burning Man Skills http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Man-Skills-2007/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2007 13:01:19 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
Figjam's Swamp Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Figjams-Swamp-Cooler/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:29:02 PDT
Ruggedizing and bug-proofing a window air conditioner for tent camping http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruggedizing-and-bug-proofing-a-window-air-conditio/
Ruggedizing and bug-proofing a window air conditioner for tent camping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YI9E/H4AGJV28/FZGYI9EH4AGJV28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YI9E/H4AGJV28/FZGYI9EH4AGJV28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/YI9E/H4AGJV28/FZGYI9EH4AGJV28.SMALL.jpg replayreb My wife and I have an unexpected week off together next week where we are dropping off one of our kids at camp in one state and picking up the other one in another state a week later.  We are going to be travelling through Florida so I decided to try to book a room or condo at the beach last minute ...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 19:45:21 PDT
Hammock Bug Net Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bug-Net-Cheap/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:40:08 PDT
Tent stake marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Tent-stake-marker/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:54:56 PDT
Rocket Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Stove-2-3/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:26:42 PDT
IKEA HACK with children spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-with-children-spoons/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:17:00 PDT
Vader Gas Bottle Log Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Vader-Gas-Bottle-Log-Burner/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:54:55 PDT
LED Camping Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Camping-Lights/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 16:00:46 PDT
Motorbike + Bicycle + Generator Carrier, Retractable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorbike-Bicycle-Generator-Carrier-Retractable/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 03:07:58 PDT
Turn newspapers & junk mail back into logs http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-newspapers-amp-junk-mail-back-into-logs/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2009 17:33:21 PDT
Outdoor FirePit http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-FirePit/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:52:46 PDT
"Knalpot" Fire pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Knalpot-Fire-pit/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:40:18 PDT
Hack a Weber Rapidfire® into an Awesome Woodstove® http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Weber-Rapidfire-into-an-Awesome-Woodstove/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 04:44:10 PDT
beer cooler air conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/beer-cooler-air-conditioner/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:35:47 PDT
Gypsy Wagon Building http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-Building/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:31:41 PDT
Make your own Teepee http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Teepee/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:24:41 PDT
Propane Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Covers/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:30:22 PDT
Foamie Teardrop Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamie-Teardrop-Camper/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:15:03 PDT
Rain Tarp Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Tarp-Design/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 22:21:49 PDT
Vetsport Extreme SIPS Microcamper http://www.instructables.com/id/Vetsport-Extreme-SIPS-Microcamper/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 16:33:06 PDT
Festival Tent Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Festival-Tent-Finder/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 14:09:39 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
Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Dog-Cooker-Solar-Oven/
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By: Cats Science Club

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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:23:01 PDT
Leather Rucksack http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Rucksack/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 14:45:44 PDT
Car Window Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Window-Screen/
Car Window Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KC3J/HVTWIEY9/FVCKC3JHVTWIEY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KC3J/HVTWIEY9/FVCKC3JHVTWIEY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/KC3J/HVTWIEY9/FVCKC3JHVTWIEY9.SMALL.jpg KookyKreations Inspired by gregmacd1's Magnetic Window Screens for Car Camping, I decided to make a fancier version that kept bugs out more completely and looked better. Ingredients Extra wide double fold bias tape - black. 2 packages. $3.68Fiberglass window screen 36" x 84" charcoal. $6.7870 Rare Earth Neo...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 15:01:18 PDT
How to pack a tent http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pack-a-tent/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:08:06 PDT
●WATERPROOF (CAMERA) CASE● http://www.instructables.com/id/WATERPROOF-CAMERA-CASE/
●WATERPROOF (CAMERA) CASE● - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VIUD/HV9FXXW6/FP2VIUDHV9FXXW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VIUD/HV9FXXW6/FP2VIUDHV9FXXW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VIUD/HV9FXXW6/FP2VIUDHV9FXXW6.SMALL.jpg marcellahella I made this case all with recycled material.You can use it like camera case or to keep your things safe and dry during a bike trip, camping or to the beach.I can't tell you that is 100% waterproof and I will not take it for a swim, but I think it still pretty useful during rainy weather if you don'...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:05:50 PDT
Bounce Free Cornhole Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounce-Free-Cornhole-Boards/
Bounce Free Cornhole Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZEC0/GHI9CJRS/FLPZEC0GHI9CJRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZEC0/GHI9CJRS/FLPZEC0GHI9CJRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZEC0/GHI9CJRS/FLPZEC0GHI9CJRS.SMALL.jpg kwoolley2 --INTRODUCTION-- Goals After building a few different cornhole board sets using various different designs, and even trying a store bought set, I realized that none of the sets were really satisfying my cornholing needs.  Therefore, the goal of this set was to improve on all the previous sets and cr...
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Fri, 10 Dec 2010 15:17:42 PST
The T Leaf : a.k.a. Toilet trowel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-T-Leaf-aka-Toilet-trowel/
The T Leaf : a.k.a. Toilet trowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/JG2D/GPBDFY32/FCQJG2DGPBDFY32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/JG2D/GPBDFY32/FCQJG2DGPBDFY32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/JG2D/GPBDFY32/FCQJG2DGPBDFY32.SMALL.jpg Cambronze For many years I carried the orange plastic trowel when back packing.  Even with the handle drilled out to reduce weight it still weighed 45g. Needless to say it finally broke at the handle. Looking at the junk (saved treasures) in the shed for a replacement I noticed I had some Aluminium Capping ...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 05:29:23 PDT
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Three-Marshmallow-Toaster/
Rotating Three-Marshmallow Toaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VUNP/HUJRLI4K/FKXVUNPHUJRLI4K.SMALL.jpg glassgiant The only thing better than a toasted marshmallow is a perfectly toasted marshmallow.   You can make 'em three at a time with this.  You can also roast hotdogs, weiners, footlongs and tubesteaks.  So, it's versatile. You'll need some wood glue, 3/4 inch stock, 1/4 inch birch plywood,  3/8 inch spruc...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:11:25 PDT
Camp Hot Water Heater with an easy to use Dispensing Feature http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Hot-Water-Heater-with-an-easy-to-use-Dispens/
Camp Hot Water Heater with an easy to use Dispensing Feature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XBFW/FZG43WSK/FJGXBFWFZG43WSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XBFW/FZG43WSK/FJGXBFWFZG43WSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XBFW/FZG43WSK/FJGXBFWFZG43WSK.SMALL.jpg hpstoutharrow Make a large-volume, propane, camp water heater that dispenses hot water like a kitchen faucet.When camping with a large group, like our Boy Scout troop, a propane turkey fryer is an easy way to quickly heat a large quantity of water.  Between washing cooking gear / mess kits and making hot beverage...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2009 19:06:18 PDT
PVC Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Boat/
PVC Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/IRRG/HU1RQPSQ/FFGIRRGHU1RQPSQ.SMALL.jpg Sam Waugh This is how to make a PVC boat that is fully capable of floating on top of water.  Gather Materials - Four 10 ft. pieces of PVC - PVC Pipe Bender - (4) 30 in. (4) 20 in. (2) 15 in. (2) 8 in. PVC - Tarp - Wood Bottom to put on base of boat - 4 three way connectors - 4 T connectors - Zip Ties - Dri...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:19:47 PDT
Camping Shower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Shower-1/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 22:38:46 PDT
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Simple-BeadBoilie-fish-baitSlingshot-ammo-rol/
Fast Simple Bead/Boilie (fish bait)/Slingshot ammo roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/YTQ2/HTUFC8WT/FMJYTQ2HTUFC8WT.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Introduction: Polymer clay bead rollers seem a bit expensive to me. Plus they only make them in one size and a set of shapes. So I thought I could make a quick and simple one for cheap! First off I should make the disclaimer that "I made it at TechShop", so I had a lot of great tools at my dispos...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:34:10 PDT
Portable camp lantern holder made at Techshop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-camp-lantern-holder-made-a-Techshop/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:12:38 PDT
Paracord Bracelet Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Bracelet-Instructions/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 09:55:48 PST
Large portable wood gasifier stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-portable-wood-gasifier-Campfire-in-a-can/
Large portable wood gasifier stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NQN5/G4D61P0X/FSXNQN5G4D61P0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NQN5/G4D61P0X/FSXNQN5G4D61P0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/NQN5/G4D61P0X/FSXNQN5G4D61P0X.SMALL.jpg KoffeeKommando My YouTube channel HERE *New* video of large gasifier operation HERE Poor man's large gasifier Instructible MIDGE small tin can gasifier Instructible ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is the documentation of my largest gasifier ex...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2010 13:19:18 PST
Urban Hay Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Hay-Box/
Urban Hay Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/HO4V/HSL29J9P/FHMHO4VHSL29J9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/HO4V/HSL29J9P/FHMHO4VHSL29J9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/HO4V/HSL29J9P/FHMHO4VHSL29J9P.SMALL.jpg VentureScout Need something to do with all those unwanted bills and junk mail? Want to save money on you fuel bill? Cook your food using an Urban Hay Box! You can cook anything in an urban hay box that needs a long simmer, like stews, soups, steamed puddings, etc. Because it needs no attention while cooking, it...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:11:02 PDT
How to make a log cabin retreat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-log-cabin-retreat/
How to make a log cabin retreat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ED88/HSKUYVVP/FXIED88HSKUYVVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ED88/HSKUYVVP/FXIED88HSKUYVVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/ED88/HSKUYVVP/FXIED88HSKUYVVP.SMALL.jpg macrossmaniac Hi everybody. This is my first instructable and I hope I do this fine establishment proud. I have acreage of mixed forest with a large quantity of cedar at the south side. I had to take quite a few trees down as they were becoming a problem on the trail. I couldn't bear to waste them as they were ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:45:01 PDT
How to make a Survival Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Survival-Bracelet-1/
How to make a Survival Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/1TAZ/HRPT21ZG/FLG1TAZHRPT21ZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/1TAZ/HRPT21ZG/FLG1TAZHRPT21ZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/1TAZ/HRPT21ZG/FLG1TAZHRPT21ZG.SMALL.jpg AkParacord How to make a Survival Bracelet, we will start with a Cobra braid Paracord Bracelet, you will need 25 feet of paracord and some type of buckle. You can use a Plastic buckle, or Metal Paracord buckle, the metal paracord buckles can be uncomfortable to wear on smaller wrist. Also get scissors and a li...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:47:13 PST
Cancakes - Mini Pancake cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cancakes---Mini-Pancake-cooker/
Cancakes - Mini Pancake cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/Z9KW/F1B3RFFY/FQVZ9KWF1B3RFFY.SMALL.jpg tz1_1zt The mini cooker is ideal for frying 3" versions of English, American or Scotch pancakes. We have used a 500g fruit tin, but any similar sized tin-can will do. The cooking heat is provided by two tea light candles. Materials and tools Required bits;The cooker body is made from a 500g fruit tin. Th...
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Sun, 13 May 2007 15:16:30 PDT
Ultimate Penny Stove ( Camp / Backpacking Alcohol Stove ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Penny-Stove-Camp-Backpacking-Alcohol-/
Ultimate Penny Stove ( Camp / Backpacking Alcohol Stove ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IYQZ/GXBNAU2R/FAJIYQZGXBNAU2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IYQZ/GXBNAU2R/FAJIYQZGXBNAU2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/IYQZ/GXBNAU2R/FAJIYQZGXBNAU2R.SMALL.jpg DamianKillcannon This is the best stove I've made so far. I've made a lot of the stove designs from the internet and they've all come up short in one way or another. After trial and error, this is the best one.      Main Features: Safety, Durability, Built in Pot Stand and Funnel, Wind Resistant, and Easy to Light ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:27:02 PST
My Jerky Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jerky-Recipe/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:25:33 PST