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thanks
Yes, thank you David. You're like a one-man Home Depot! Michael

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 17, 10:10pm

line for lashing
Other than the fishing line that David suggested, can anyone suggest lighter alternatives for the lashings that will hold knots very well? Michael

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 17, 12:49pm

lashing
Thanks, Daryl and Luke. I like that method in the video, too. Michael

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 16, 3:39pm

Lashing Technique
Daryl, Here is a tutorial from Hedgehog Leatherworks that I use for lashing: http://www.hedgehogleatherworks.com/Basic-Lashing-Techniques-For-Wilderness-Survival-s/47.htm I have learned qu...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 16, 11:22am

Fishing Line
@ David: Thank you for the generous offer. I'll send you a PM. Never would have thought of using fishing line and I'd love to try it out. I'm also kicking around the idea of trying Zin...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 16, 7:54am

Suggestions on improvements
I would love more feedback on this project, especially any thoughts on improvements. Does anyone have any suggestions on lightweight cordage that would hold knots well for the purposes of this ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 15, 8:22pm

Feedback
@ Valerie: Thank you so much. I had not considered your suggested method for the joints. I will have to experiment with that. It’s very appealing since it uses more bamboo instead of synthetics. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 15, 8:18pm

Bamboo External Frame Backpack
Here is a sneak peak at my latest project: A Bamboo External Frame Backpack. It’s a work in progress and I’m still tinkering with it, but I hope to have it ready very soon. It is made o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bamboo External Frame Backpack
March 15, 3:41pm

picked one up
Daryl, I picked a belt up today and attached the two loops. Thanks for the tip. I will send you a pm as a follow up. -Michael

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 07, 6:18pm

belt
Thanks, Daryl. I am surprised the grosgrain is strong enough to withstand a heavy load like that. I am planning on using some webbing but nothing too heavy duty. I recently purchased a bulky hip be...

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 06, 3:03pm

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