Mike's fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions encourage the use of found materials and upcycling, advocating harmony with nature and a sustainable outlook every step of the way.
There's nothing like exploring the great outdoors. Getting out and appreciating nature can be as simple as spending time in your own back garden or local park, or as adventurous as hiking up a mountain or through a forest. However and wherever you choose to get outside, there are certain essential tools that will help you along the way.
Maker.Wild features 15 projects which will enable you to get the most out of the outdoors, and make your adventures fun, safe and comfortable. Created by Mike Warren - whose projects for Instructables are the ultimate in survival DIY - the projects range from simple, on-the-go survival techniques to makes that you will be sure to pack for every future trip. Mike's fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions encourage the use of found materials and upcycling, advocating harmony with nature and a sustainable outlook every step of the way. Maker.Wild will take you on a journey from DIY greenhorn to survival crafts professional, and give you all the necessary maker skills to upgrade camping trips and hikes from barely organised to expertly crafted.
Mike Warren is a bestselling author and multi-disciplinary maker, creating projects for online resource Instructables. His work has been featured in Wired, the New York Times and New Scientist, and on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Daily Planet. He lives in California.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction to the art and philosophy of survival crafts • Duct Tape Compass • Waterproof Clothing • Foldable saw (from old chainsaw) • Camping water filter • Paracord survival bracelet • Wrist watch survival • Mini waterproof container (from soda bottles) • Hammock • Soda can fish hook • Milk jug lantern • Survival hiking stick • Fire starters • Cordage from soda bottle • Propane pop-gun • Shelter. Useful Tools and Tips • Index.