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catenary curve
It may not be a perfect catenary, but you could just use a flexible batten (like a piece of 1/2" pvc). Take the length of the fabric, say 72", mark the center, then measure in 4-6 % of th...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cat curve
April 06, 6:37pm

fabric tape
If I had to guess, neither of the above tapes will work with sil because the tapes are not silicone based. At least as far as I know cuben is not silicone coated or impreg. neither is your average...

In Make Your Own Gear » fabric glue
April 12, 6:11pm

Grill @ ti goat
They have a Ti grill over at Titanium Goat, thats light and cheaper than the Zia fab. grill. I have no experience with it, I just know it exists.

In Multiple Use Gear » Cheap alternative to the zia fabrications ti grill?
November 22, 3:54pm

share your trees
Ollyatambo Peru.

In Photo Gallery » Share Your Trees
April 10, 6:55am

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park MI
Here are some highlights from a recent trip to the Porkies. We hiked the Lake Superior Trail and hammock camped, it was a beautiful hike.

In Photo Gallery » Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park MI
August 27, 6:40am

Re: Re: closed sell foam pot cozie
The first cozie I ever made was made from a double layer of one of those reflective windshield things, which is i think, a very thin layer of closed cell with shiny mylar or somethng on it. Then I...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reflectix pot cozie
May 19, 6:11am

Re: Custom Cut Lines
Did you try West Marine, I think they sell by the foot.

In Make Your Own Gear » Custom Cut Lines
May 06, 8:22pm

Re: Got the small wood gas stove working better today.
I've been working on a stove also made with a quart can and a vegetable can and I it seems like with such a small gap between the cans it wasn't getting quite enough air to use in the secon...

In Make Your Own Gear » Got the small wood gas stove going better today.
March 27, 4:09am

Re: Re: Shifting fabric
Thanks Tim I'll give that a shot, and you're right I'm sure the minute I'm done I won't pay much attention to the imperfections. Good Luck RED

In Make Your Own Gear » Shifting fabric
March 22, 5:45pm

Shifting fabric
I am learning how to sew and have not yet graduated from stuff sacks yet, mostly because they're still kicking my ass! I've got some cheap wally-world uncoated ripstop, which I've laid...

In Make Your Own Gear » Shifting fabric
March 22, 11:51am

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