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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

Re: Re: Re: $7 Waist Belt
Daryl, How is this belt working with your pack? I'm planning on making a pack based on your light external frame pack and was wondering how this belt has been performing. Thanks! -Michael

In Make Your Own Gear » $7 Waist Belt
December 06, 7:43am

Nice!
Nice, Angus. Really happy for you to get out there. Let's hit the trail sometime. Michael (SoCal Mike)

In Post-Trip Reports » A weekend with Ediza
November 11, 8:54pm

bamboo/epoxy
I used a small piece of bamboo for a handle and affixed it with epoxy to my MYOG lid. So far, so good. My set up is a cheapie alum pot /lid, so if it doesn't work out, no harm, no foul. Mic...

In Make Your Own Gear » titanium lid to cork handle
August 23, 5:42am

Double Hammock
If you are good at MYOG projects, take a look at this Double Bridge Hammock: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=6780 Looks like the bridge style would allow you to be togeth...

In Hammocks » Double hammocks?
June 20, 10:32pm

Thanks! Some follow ups...
Thank you both for the replies. Roger: I'll try the tape method. Other ideas I've come across included using tissue paper but I like the tape idea better. Less fiddle factor (but tri...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tips for Sewing Lycra Mesh??
June 01, 4:45pm

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