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How To : Build a crochet style tent-bed for your pet

Crochet a cool house-tent for your little homeless friends. This instructional video will walk you through a super simple pet project. Whether you're out to craft dwellings for a dog, cat, pig, or free-range snake, this tutorial demonstrates how to build and combine all the ne ...more

How To : Build a tent footprint

Backpacker magazine shows you how to build a plastic footprint for your tent--a skill taken from the Jan/Feb 2007 issue. Associate editor Jason Stevenson explains the nine steps to create a footprint, including how to cut webbing and punch grommets. Learn more Skills at www.ba ...more

How To : Create a string figure Parachute / Tent

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a parachute / tent. Song: Miles Davis - So What. Browsing the International String Figure Association website, ...more

How To : Set up a classic A-Frame tent

There are tons of quick pop up tents available nowadays, but the classic A-Frame tent still remains one of the most popular. A-Frames are those classic tents with the spikes in the ground that hold it up. They take a little more effort to erect but they are perfect for backpac ...more

How To : Take dahlia cuttings and create a propagation tent

Here is a fun how to project on dahlia cuttings and propagation. Sarah Raven shows how to take cuttings from dahlia plants in her step-by-step video guide. She also gives a demonstration on how to make a simple propagation tent from a plastic bag, stakes and an elastic band. Y ...more

How To : Pitch a tent for a campout as a Boy Scout

Tenderfoot is the first rank earned as a Boy Scout. The requirements of becoming a Tenderfoot provide basic skills to begin preparing the scout for higher adventure outings. Earning badges and receiving recognition can be very satisfying to boys. However, keep in mind that the ...more

News : Solar Powered Tent!!!

Glastonberry Solar Concept Tent Camping of the future! I'm usually completely against anything electronic when I go to the great outdoors... but for this, I'll definitely have to make an exception. It's all solar powered! It isn't on the market yet but some of the features wi ...more

How To : Set up a dome tent

This how-to video shows how to set up a Dome tent. Dome tents offer more head room than other styles and are great at withstanding wind. And setting one up is a breeze.

How To : Make an arrow and tent pole bow

There's nothing like the great outdoors. The fresh air, the seperation from today's society, and being in a quiet relaxing environment. So in this two part tutorial, for all you nature lovers, find out what it takes to make an arrow and a tent pole bow. Enjoy! http://www.ariz ...more

Urban Camping : The Car Tent for a Curbside Campsite

This fake car tent is perfect for camping anywhere you can park a car. I can't figure out if you can actually buy one but here's where I found the info about it.....Geekologie.com I can't imagine actually doing this.... But...you could probably get a hefty ticket...there's ...more

How To : Put up a tent

Learn how to set up, or pitch a tent in this free online video camping guide, including how to raise the tent support rods, tie on the rain flap, set up sleeping bags and more. Part 1 of 15 - How to Put up a tent. Put up a tent - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video ...more

How To : Use a tent pole repair sleeve while camping

Putting up a tent is hard, but putting one up when one of your poles is broken is nearly impossible. Remember that little metal tube that came with your tent? Now is its time to shine. This video will teach you about the tent pole repair sleeve, the aforementioned metal tube, ...more

How To : Pitch a pop-up tent the easy way

Pop-up tents are much more convenient to pitch than the tents of old, but doing it for the first time is still tricky. Watch this video to learn how to set up both types of pop-up tent: the umbrella style and the coiled-spring style.

How To : Setup Your Tent While Camping

Check out this how-to video to use essential tent setup tips for camping. Camping without a tent is like living without a house! Check out these easy tips for buying and taking care of your tent, and you'll be able to camp with it for a lifetime. Buy and Maintain a Camping Ten ...more

How To : Get rid of tent worms without insecticide

Talk about taking one for the team. If you're an eco-friendly earth muffin who refuses to use anything chemical-ridden on yourself and the environment around you, then there exists a gnarly - though effective - approach to killing a tent worm infestation that you may want to t ...more

How To : Put up an A-Frame tent

Put up an A-Frame tent. A detailed step-by-step guide showing you how to put up an old-fashioned A-frame tent. Watch this video and you'll never have trouble camping again! Put up an A-Frame tent. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Put up a tent

In this series of video clips you’ll learn how to set up a tent. Expert Brian Rajchel takes you through the entire process step-by-step, from choosing, clearing and preparing a campsite, assembling the support rods, to pitching or raising the tent, hammering in the tent stakes ...more

How To : Pitch a terra nova laser competition tent

We show you how to pitch a single pole Laser Competition tent. This is a must-see video for all those camping lovers as we show you exactly how to pitch a tent effectively. Pitch a terra nova laser competition tent. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Set up a sleeping bags in a tent

Here Charlie will show you how to quickly set up a sleeping bad in a tent. To set up a sleeping bag in a tent, do the following: Decide on which direction you want to sleep in the tent. Remove the sleeping bag from the stuff sack. Lay it out and make sure it doesn't touch the ...more

How To : Pitch a tent in the wild

From BackpackerMagazine comes a video tutorial about an essential skill: how to pitch a tent in the wild. The video takes us from scouting out an appropriate location for the tent, to actually erecting the structure. This is an invaluable skill while camping alone, but is also ...more

How To : Set up a tent

Tents are a practical and easy shelter to use on any camping trip. Learn how to set up a tent in this free camping video series from an Eagle Scout. Part 1 of 10 - How to Set up a tent. Set up a tent - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Set up ...more

How To : Set up a tent when camping outdoors

In order to set up a tent, for a camping trip, you'll need to lay out all of the parts of the tent. Place the poles at the end of the tent. Work on opposite sides. Inserting the pole on both sides. It may be easier with two people. Once you insert the pole, then you'll need to ...more

How To : Choose a camping tent

The first advice in this video on how to choose a camping tent is to consider the size of your family. You may want one tent for the whole family or one for the kids and one for the adults. Take time to choose a good camping tent that will last. You may need to spend some mone ...more

How To : Pack a tent

Extend your shelter's life with these trail-tested tips. Advice from Backpacker's Gear School in the March 2007 Gear Guide.

News : Links for Gifts and Building Requests

Here is a list of links you can use to ask for or give special gifts. First you need to find your Facebook ID number and copy it down somewhere, or memorize it if you can, then paste it into the links replacing the ###### symbols. You can find your ID number in the address b ...more

Lazy Camping : HowTo Make the Most of the Backyard

A great way to prepare for your first camping trip is to go camping in your backyard. Benefits: You don't have to worry about forgetting anything. You don't have to deal with gross camp bathrooms. You can practice setting up your tent. (As opposed to having to do it after ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Make an All-Night Campfire with Just One Log

The next time you're out camping, whether it's outdoors in the wilderness or right outside in your own backyard, try this hack out for an effortless campfire all night long. While there is definitely some prep work involved, it's well worth it if you don't need a huge bonfire, ...more

News : Three DIY Snow Vehicle BEASTS

As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper Two government employed mechanics in Antarctica built a "snow chopper" with junkyard parts and trash. The engine and track are from a totaled 1981 Ski-Doo Elan, and everything else from "savvy d ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Bacon

There's something magical about homemade foods, especially when they're items that most people don't make. Even the simplest bread tastes divine when you've mixed it yourself, kneaded it yourself, and gotten the dough stuck underneath your nails. So if a simple food tastes am ...more

News : Double Fine Improves the Psychonauts Meat Circus!

Anyone who likes shooters is going to hate me for saying this: the best game of the 2000's for me was Psychonauts by Double Fine Studios. It came out in 2005 for the original Xbox, achieving critical acclaim, but never selling very well due to its sheer kookiness and poor mark ...more

How To : Build a RanDome Geodesic Emergency Shelter

This method is easy, intuitive and requires very little math. You will need: Any flat flexible sheet material (ex. paper plates for this how-to) Pencil or pen Scissors Stapler, tape, glue or fasteners Ruler or straight edge Protractor Flatten Plates Flatten the paper plate ...more

How To : Slow cook pulled pork with BBQ sauce

Pulled pork is a buffet table favorite. This how to video demonstrates how to make pulled pork with homemade barbecue sauce from your slow cooker or crock-pot. Ingredients for pulled pork: 3-1/2 lb (1.75 kg) pork shoulder blade roast 3/4 tsp (4 mL) each salt and pepper 2 tbsp ...more

News : World's Most Magical Treehouses

What is it about the fantasy of the treehouse? Escapism. Other worldly, bird-like elevation. Beauty and peacefulness. Backwoods simplicity (although in some cases, truly elaborate works of fine architecture). Whatever the draw is, I'm dying to have my own treehouse in the wood ...more

How To : Construct a shelter out of tarp, string, and trees

If you ever find yourself stranded in the woods, then making a shelter is one of your biggest priorities. ITS Tactical created this detailed and approachable video on how to rig a shelter in woods out of only a tarp, a ball of heavy-duty string, and four metal tent-posts, thre ...more

HowTo : Roast a Pig on a Spit

Why settle on just pork chops or ribs when you can string up the entire pig? Serious Eats posts an great slide show on roasting a whole pig, from materials to the process to the perfect pig roastin' sauce. Warnings PETA members should probably exit this page right about now. ...more

How To : 5 Must-Know Tips for Better Home-Baked Cakes

It's very easy to get your hands on a good cake. These days, a store-bought cake or even one made from boxed cake mix will usually be pretty good. Heck, make the first simple recipe you find on the internet, and it's likely to taste fine. Don't Miss: The Secret to Making Del ...more

How To : Make a Hobo Stove

In every wilderness adventure, there needs to be some form of stove, even if it's only a fire. To prepare and heat canned or caught food, the stove is a must! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to build your very own hobo stove with the help of a few tools: A number 10 ...more

How To : Splice a loop into the end of a three strand rope

Sometimes when you're camping it's necessary to pitch a little something called a tent after a long trek hiking and exploring the great outdoors. And when you're ready to call it a day, make sure you can do so peacefully without the fear that your tent contraption will fall do ...more

News : FarmVille German Limited Edition Theme

Thursday update Animals Dachshund gives 500xp when bought Forest Horse gives 135xp when bought Buildings German Castle Monopteros Decorations Swan Lake Falcon Ruins, Lamp Post, and Castle Fence Octoberfest!! Animals Black Pied Pig and Alpine Goat Pig hunts white ...more

How To : Sharpen an axe or knife with the Boy Scouts

You never know when you may need to sharpen an axe... and who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts? Brace the axe head on the ground between a log about 6" in diameter and two woooden pegs or tent stakes. Sharpen your axe with an 8-10 inch mill bastard file. Be sure to wea ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To Live Underwater : A Nevada Family's Bubble Fort

Would you rather live far up in the trees? Or deep underwater? A Nevada family of scuba divers have built the ultimate childhood getaway: the Needham family's "Bubble Room" is an underwater fort that sits at the bottom of a lake in the Sierras. The room is an air-filled pocke ...more

How To : Make a Christmas gift card holder with Stampin' Up!

Make a Christmas Gift Card Holder Materials • (Elegant Eggplant) craft paper, cut 4 ¼” by 11” • “Whisper White” paper cut 1” by 7 ½” for belly band; remainder for making decorations • Sticky strips • “Sparkle and Shine” jumbo wheel, stamp pad and “Elegant Eggplant” ink • Ch ...more

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