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Hammock264 viewsBackpacker's hammock in action
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Hennessy Hammock436 viewsThis is my Hennessy Hammock in use on a trip in the Chiniguchi area, east of Sudbury. The hammock has a full bug screen, a silnylon rain fly and fastens easily to any two reasonably spaced trees. Access is through a slit in the bottom.
Home Made Sled400 viewsMy home made sled, used for hauling in the winter camping gear. It consists of a plywood deck on two 2x4's on edge bolted to two old downhill skis. Based on the sled design found on Dave Hadfield's Web Site
The "River Pig" goes solo288 viewsTyson Lake 2005..... my first solo excursion in the Pig!
Buckley DryFly667 viewsLightweight shelter from Outdoor Solutions
285 viewsHell freezes over. Lightjay Carries A Wannigan
Playing with matches200 viewsFirst fire in the LeBaron stove
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Tent in twilight214 viewsOur winter tent with a kerosene hurricane lamp inside.
2005-09-26- the Birchbark Canoe I build.jpg
Homemade Birchbark canoe862 viewsMe paddle my Birchbark canoe I built.
New Tarp - Algonquin Parkside Bay Sept 05.jpg
New Tarp - Algonquin Parkside Bay Sept 05381 viewsNew custom made silnylon tarp. 10 x 12
5 re-enforced tieouts per side, 5 through the center.
Edge taped and seam sealed. 1lb 12 oz
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Poly Sail with Tuc Tape420 views
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Poly Sail on Lake Temagami189 views
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Nylon Sprit Sail on Spider Lake216 views
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Nylon Sprit Sail234 views
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Eureka VCS with Bug Shelter280 views
My home-made tarp & bug shelter604 views
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Homemade Cherry paddles on Lake Superior327 viewsI carved the paddle on the right from a solid piece of cherry. The one on the left was laminated from the leftovers.
Wannigans in Canoe555 viewsForm fitting wannigans
Empty Wannigan798 viewsForm fitting wannigan made from poplar and lexan
two canoes on narrow rack429 viewsNot all lines are attached. Also, I later added foam blocks between gunnel of upper canoe and the hull it rested on to avoid scuffing.
Two canoes on narrow rack263 viewsThe upper canoe has the yoke removed to create a solid arrangement. Check also the picture with front view.
Benthal Bug Hut on the Turtle River, ON.537 viewsJuly 2005 - Turtle River, ON. Mosquitoes were a problem so we set up the
'Benthal Bug Hut' to relax. 9' X 9' X 6' ht. 4.25 lbs.
Great for 4 to cook in and move about.
canoe repair in the field466 viewsMid way down the Pukaskwa in early May. This Royalite Dumoine had seen too many trips and too much UV exposure. Several cracks on the hull, the longest of which about 8". Repaired with fiberglass. Second trip this boat was repaired enroute. Retired after this trip.
Benthal Bug Hut212 viewsHome made bug hut that can be mounted or removed from below a tarp.
Wanigan Built this Winter1023 viewsTook some tips from Dave Had field and others in the Equipment section and built this with my 6 yr old son this winter. Most likely used on Car and Boat Camping trips. The bottom of the tray is plexi so you can see whats below.
Wanigan921 viewsView with drop in removed.
Wanigan807 viewsAnother View
DIY Reflector500 viewsBased on the Kraiker's design. A prototype built with a roll of Roofing Aluminum and a couple of Coat Hangers. THis view is it folded up.
DIY reflector Oven Front view561 views
DIY Reflector Oven Side view581 views
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