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Casey Cardwell (Niles) - BPL Lifetime Member

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June-July Hike
I'm looking for suggestions on a trail to hike starting around early June and ending mid July preferably in the Northwest, but closer to the Midwest would work too. I'd like to go close to...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » June-July Hike
February 11, 9:17am

Re: Down pants
That's great, they look really good. I'm officially inspired. The changes you made to your pattern are really helpful. Thanks again!

In Make Your Own Gear » Down pants
January 13, 9:58pm

Re: Re: Down pants
Lol. Thanks for he advice. I plan on just sewing through both pieces for the baffles. The two things that I'm most worried about is predicting the fit, and measuring the down. I ordered...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down pants
January 13, 10:36am

Down pants
I tried searching for some info on this, but searching "down" doesn't come up with a very accurate list. So, I'm looking for any help, or advice on making my own pair of insula...

In Make Your Own Gear » Down pants
January 09, 5:43pm

I agree! It'd be really nice to have an index of DIY stuff (e.g. all threads dealing with shelters, packs, x, y, z...). That way, when new folks like myself want to come through and see what&...

In Make Your Own Gear » A Very Thorough MYOG Site
January 05, 11:02pm

My first jacket
I've been meaning to do this for a long time now, but I finally got around to figuring out how to make a jacket. I bought a book on pattern making ("How to make sewing patterns"), ma...

In Make Your Own Gear » My first jacket
December 22, 12:39am

Re: Making a hammock
Yeah, Jason's tutorial is exactly what I used to make my asym hammock in the pictures above. It's an awesome resource! Here's another link that discusses a different whipping techni...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hammock designs.
December 14, 1:21pm

Re: bag pattern
I've never made anything with down. How do you know how much you will need for a particular project?

In Make Your Own Gear » Kids Down Sleeping bags
December 14, 2:57am

Re: Kids Down Sleeping bags
Really excellent job! I'd definitely be interested in your pattern and tips if you feel like sharing! Nice Job!

In Make Your Own Gear » Kids Down Sleeping bags
December 11, 6:28pm

Re: Hammock designs.
Here's a link to a good whipping tutorial for an asym hammock:

In Make Your Own Gear » Hammock designs.
December 09, 1:39am

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