How to make a Paracord Bracelet.com Learn the Rattler Paracord Bracelet Braid, and make your own Paracord Survival Bracelet. There are many different Paracord braids, here are some of the most popular. The Cobra, King Cobra, Sidewinder, Viper, Rattler, Mamba, Fishtail, Boa, and Copperhead. The Cobra being the most popular, along with Fishtail, and King Cobra (which is the same braid as the Cobra, but braided back over the original). You will get a different look depending on what colors you choose, some bracelets look better using 2 light or dark colors of Paracord, and some look better using opposites shades of Paracord. Bacteria Removed From Water With Simple Pine Tree Filter Say MIT Researchers MIT group shows xylem tissue in sapwood can filter bacteria from contaminated water. If you’ve run out of drinking water during a lakeside camping trip, there’s a simple solution: Break off a branch from the nearest pine tree, peel away the bark, and slowly pour lake water through the stick. The improvised filter should trap any bacteria, producing fresh, uncontaminated water.
Woven paracord bracelet/watchband For this project, you'll need approximately 10 feet of paracord, scissors, lighter, tape measure, hemostats, watch, and a 5/8" side release buckle. I used a 5/8" ITW Nexus contoured side release buckle, but you can use other less expensive ones like those found at Creative Designworks. Paracord can be found at local Army/Navy stores or from various online sources: Supply Captain, Lighthound, Cool Glow Stuff!, ebay, etc... The actual amount of paracord that will be used depends on your wrist size. My wrist is about 8.5 inches and I actually used around 8 or 9 feet after finishing the bracelet/watchband. Primitive Living Skills: Earth Skills & Nature Awareness articles, journals, schools, and classes. Primitive Living as Metaphor Primitive living is a metaphor we participate in and act out. Life is simplified down to the bare essentials: physical and mental well-being, shelter, warmth, clothing, water, and food. We go on an expedition to meet those needs with little more than our bare hands.
A Guide to Russian & Soviet / Former Soviet Cameras Germany has Leica, Zeiss, Voiglander and Rollei. Sweden has Hasselblad. Japan has Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Olympus. Beachwear Necklace with earrings made using paracord Hello Friends, Since my first paracord project till now, I have become very very Knotty...LOL. I mean it, I have been trying and experimenting with knots a lot, especially the decorative ones. I like to thank JD of fusionknots.com for his amazing book on decorative knots. Which had inspired me to create this jewelry set. I like to dedicate this jewelry set to a special friend who had always shown a great deal of interest in my jewelry projects and motivated me when I felt miserable.
This Little Device Makes Dirtiest Water in the World Drinkable By Thomas How many people in the world live without access to clean water? 1 million? 100 million? Photo to Wood Transfer Tutorial in 5 Simple Steps Transferring a photo to wood is one of my favorite crafting techniques! Transferring any image I want from paper to another surface is so much fun and surprisingly easy to do. I’ve transferred images to fabric (here) and even on to painted surfaces (here).
OKC Camping Trip OKC Camping Trip About a month ago I decided to go do some storm work in OKC, since the Fort Smith area seems to be dead for construction right now. I decided to camp out instead of getting a hotel room and save some money. So for the last 3-4 weeks I have been camping out by the lake and going to work in the morning. But I have an interesting survival story to tell about some of the things that went down while we were camping. The location isn’t exactly remote in fact it was within city limits on a little spot called lake arcadia. Hotel Kappa Mestre Our Ratings: 3 starsBoard Basis: Breakfast inclusiveLocation: Mestre/Venice, ItalyNearest International Airports: 1) Venice (VCE) Marco Polo Airport, 14 km (20 min) 2) Treviso (TSF) Airport, 30 km (35 min) An Outline This small, beautiful house, renewed into a hotel from a typical venetian villa of the beginning of the ‘900 century , wilL welcome you in a warm and friendly atmosphere.Its advantageous strategic position towards Venice as well the quietness of the residential area in which our house is located make Hotel Kappa a good starting point to visit Venice. Meal Board:
DIY Proenza Schouler Rope Necklace Lauren and I have been waiting for an excuse to use colorful bungee cords for some time now. And after seeing this Proenza Schouler necklace from their Resort 2011 collection, we jumped at the opportunity to recreate our own version of this amazing piece of jewelry! Start by cutting a 10″ and a 15″ piece of bungee (or climbing rope). Burn the ends with a lighter to prevent fraying. Did you know pine trees can be used as food, medicine and survival equipment? (NaturalNews) The pine is one of the most useful trees on the planet, providing food, shelter, medicine and fuel. Knowing how to utilize this versatile resource could someday be the key to your very survival if you find yourself alone in the wilderness. There are many species in the pine family (or genus Pinus), and they can be found virtually everywhere in the world. Here are just a few of the many uses for pine trees (or conifers):
Narnia and the North! Yesterday I asked the girls what they wanted to do afterlunch and Jenna said, "crafts" (of course). So we cut up acorrugated cardboard box and made ships. Emily's was the Dawntreader, Jenna wanted a princess figurehead and Kate had no opinion so we left the prow of her ship bare. We started out with the basic ship, which was justa flat bottom with two symmetrical sides. 7 Posing Techniques for Non-Models Not everyone works with models. A lot of photographers have the job of shooting with everyday people and we need to make them look like models. So how do you do that when the subjects have no experience posing or controlling their face for the camera?