Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - camping - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:25:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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
20L simple roll top backpack base with 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-/
20L simple roll top backpack base with 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Camping Chuck Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Camping-Chuck-Box/
Camping Chuck Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUYD/ID5SBDJJ/FFHOUYDID5SBDJJ.SMALL.jpg Pilgrim55 I wanted a Chuck Box, and I looked up designs online, and I found a bunch of really cool ideas. So I designed all the best parts of what I needed, which was lots of counter space. I liked the idea to have a top that opened for extra room and cabinets that swing out to hold those flaps up. But I s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:36:30 PDT
How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mosquito-Trap/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:44:59 PDT
Easy Portable Beach Shelter http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Portable-Beach-Shelter/
Easy Portable Beach Shelter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IHIH/IBTF4YRV/FCPIHIHIBTF4YRV.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Umbrellas fly away, and folding shelters are expensive and so tall that you have to keep moving your chair to chase the shade all day. I made this beach shelter in about an hour with 50 bucks, and it worked like a charm. This design has the added bonus of fitting in a backpack (with the poles sticki...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:03:13 PDT
Off-Grid Stealth Cabin Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-Stealth-Cabin-Plans/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 13:04:25 PDT
Triple tree hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-tree-hammock/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:43:14 PDT
How to build a DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-DIY-Micro-Camper/
How to build a DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/PWFP/IBHSNFT8/F6YPWFPIBHSNFT8.SMALL.jpg Dustman0042 I would like you to meet Bob! He’s our 40 sq. ft. Micro Camper.While I designed him to be light weight he is also very rugged and well insulated. This model was built out of a reused 5×8 40-year-old cargo trailer that had seen better days.I figure I could build one on a brand new trailer for only a...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:31:23 PDT
How to sew cushions for a camper van http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-cushions-for-a-camper-van/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:11:54 PDT
Make a Tent Footprint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tent-Footprint/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:13:03 PDT
Mosquito Killing Ovitrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosquito-Killing-Ovitrap/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:34:21 PDT
Mobile Solar Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Solar-Power-Station/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:53:04 PDT
How to Make a Camp Fire Grill - Zero Cost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Camp-Fire-Grill-Zero-Cost/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:19 PDT
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-tent-with-Sugru-magnets-a-bottle-cap/
Light up your tent with Sugru, magnets & a bottle cap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/T1U7/IAPAU16N/FUVT1U7IAPAU16N.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a simple yet genius idea for all you outdoor types — whether you're heading into the countryside for the weekend, off to a festival or setting up camp for your kids in the back garden. Using Sugru + magnets you can keep the most essential piece of your kit (your torch!) right where you need...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 03:12:44 PDT
Jury Rig a Hammock Between Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Jury-Rig-a-Hammock-Between-Trees/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:05:10 PDT
Bonfire Beer Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bonfire-Beer-Bottle-Holder/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 15:03:32 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
Tire Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/7C6I/IA8WGEL2/FNA7C6IIA8WGEL2.SMALL.jpg mackderin This is a step-by-step process on how to make a tire chair. There's only a few simple steps that will create a fun, spunky, and unique chair that will catch peoples eyes. You can use this chair in your yard, your bedroom, or even to watch a sports game!To make this chair of joy just like me you shou...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-egg-cartons-into-fire-starter/
Recycle egg cartons into fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9HJ6/I9CM2LPH/FKR9HJ6I9CM2LPH.SMALL.jpg artworker I have lots of egg cartons properly stacked up in my storage. I regularly use some of them as a seed starter. But I can not use them all up. This is the work around I came up with about how to use the cartons faster. Materials We need egg cartons that you desperately want to throw away. Shred a...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:10:44 PDT
Storage for assembled RV sewer hose http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-for-assembled-RV-sewer-hose/
Storage for assembled RV sewer hose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EU9F/GWF5UOU6/F7JEU9FGWF5UOU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EU9F/GWF5UOU6/F7JEU9FGWF5UOU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/EU9F/GWF5UOU6/F7JEU9FGWF5UOU6.SMALL.jpg ddavis662 Most travel trailers have the rear bumpers set up as a storage compartment for the sewer hoses. One problem is that you have to remove both attachments on each end of the hose. My TT came with the short LP tank cover with the hatch to access the LP tank valves.. So for Christmas I asked my son for o...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2012 14:53:26 PST
5 Dollar LED Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Dollar-LED-Lantern/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:03:26 PDT
Make a foam inflating camping pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-foam-inflating-camping-pillow/
Make a foam inflating camping pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/OWZY/I8BGT8II/FYNOWZYI8BGT8II.SMALL.jpg rob.renn.9 This is an Instructable for a self inflating camping pillow. The pillow is filled with polyurethane foam inside a plastic case which fills the pillow with air but can be easily be deflated, compacted and stored. MATERIALS // TOOLS MATERIALS / Soft shell fleecehttps://www.fabricline.com/ProductDe...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:05:43 PDT
Tin Cloth Hunting Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Cloth-Hunting-Pants/
Tin Cloth Hunting Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/AH3N/I8LGREZB/FEBAH3NI8LGREZB.SMALL.jpg nathanlsmock I turned some double front Carhartt pants into oil skin upland game pants. Get some pants. These are Carhartt double front heavy duck pants. About $50 new. Make some goop. - Beeswax (the real stuff. Might require you to get out there and make a new friend.)- Boiled linseed oil- Hot plate- P...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:39:54 PDT
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12-Volt-On-Demand-Water-Pump-System/
DIY 12 Volt On-Demand Water Pump System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/E5OJ/I8765TQE/FPUE5OJI8765TQE.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I camp a lot, and I tend to camp in remote areas that do not have facilities such as water, electric, or bathrooms available. When I am not actually camping, I like to spend time building 'toys' for camping.When I am camping, water is very important. Many times I bring water with me in a storage tan...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 17:21:57 PDT
TreeBella http://www.instructables.com/id/TreeBella/
TreeBella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/RLTV/I5A39L0E/F73RLTVI5A39L0E.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider Welcome to the TreeBella design process Instructable:In this Instructable I will be documenting the process of designing a hammock/tent to hang in the tree. These are design criteria I will be striving to achieve:Single Point Hanging StructureLight WeightEasy installation ( weekend camping trip capa...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:09:40 PDT
DIY Water Tank For Camping (Gravity Fed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Water-Tank-For-Camping-Gravity-Fed/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 09:55:35 PDT
DIY Micro Camper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Micro-Camper/
DIY Micro Camper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/UQH8/I7MY1P54/FG6UQH8I7MY1P54.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn I love camping, and I spend almost all my free time camping or building toys for camping. I am into all types of camping, but my favorite is getting back up in the mountains far from anything or anybody. It is great to get back to nature... However as I continue to get older, I find I need a few thi...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:27:39 PDT
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpackers-Bottle-Cooler/
Backpacker's Bottle Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/PJ54/I7OLIDW1/FFKPJ54I7OLIDW1.SMALL.jpg Escalante Slim This bottle cooler uses an absorbent sleeve, insulation layer, and waterproof breathable fabric jacket to enable evaporative cooling of a beverage container without the mess of having an exposed wet media. The evaporative cooling water is contained within the waterproof jacket, so the exterior surfa...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:57:49 PDT
Ultralight Backpacking Stuff Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultralight-Backpacking-Stuff-Sack/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:59:09 PDT
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Camping-Toilet-Bucket/
DIY Camping Toilet Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/1DC3/I7CVQ7C1/F5N1DC3I7CVQ7C1.SMALL.jpg i.hate.karl.kilburn How to build your own portable toilet to use while camping... Alternate title - How to poop like a superstar in the woods... Gather The Items You Will Need To build your own DIY camping toilet you will need the following items:- 5 gallon bucket with a tight snap on lid (more on this later), - A p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:11:49 PDT
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Lightweight-Tyvek-Backpacking-Belt/
Ultra-Lightweight Tyvek Backpacking Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/4E3P/I7CCDL46/FBF4E3PI7CCDL46.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Hiking around in the jungle involves lots of walking. Having pants that stay up is a non-trivial aspect of this! But after a couple years of rainforest adventures, I still hadn't found a nice solution to this.Jungle Pants Problems: They stretch out from moving around (you need an adjustable belt) ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:14:52 PDT
A Hut on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Hut-on-Wheels/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:18:37 PDT
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculate-the-efficiency-of-your-DIY-camping-stove/
Calculate the efficiency of your DIY camping stove etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/QMSQ/I77G7A6I/F88QMSQI77G7A6I.SMALL.jpg kode1303 There are numerous examples on the internet where people show their DIY camping stoves of different sorts. There are many features to measure the efficiency by - size, weight, design and so on. But in this instructable I try to demonstrate how to calculate the actual efficiency in transferring ener...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:54:35 PDT