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Hammock267 viewsBackpacker's hammock in action
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Hennessy Hammock440 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 Sled404 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 solo292 viewsTyson Lake 2005..... my first solo excursion in the Pig!
Buckley DryFly673 viewsLightweight shelter from Outdoor Solutions
291 viewsHell freezes over. Lightjay Carries A Wannigan
Playing with matches202 viewsFirst fire in the LeBaron stove
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Tent in twilight217 viewsOur winter tent with a kerosene hurricane lamp inside.
2005-09-26- the Birchbark Canoe I build.jpg
Homemade Birchbark canoe868 viewsMe paddle my Birchbark canoe I built.
New Tarp - Algonquin Parkside Bay Sept 05.jpg
New Tarp - Algonquin Parkside Bay Sept 05385 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 Tape425 views
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Poly Sail on Lake Temagami191 views
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Nylon Sprit Sail on Spider Lake219 views
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Nylon Sprit Sail237 views
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Eureka VCS with Bug Shelter284 views
My home-made tarp & bug shelter610 views
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Homemade Cherry paddles on Lake Superior330 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 Canoe561 viewsForm fitting wannigans
Empty Wannigan804 viewsForm fitting wannigan made from poplar and lexan
two canoes on narrow rack432 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 rack265 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.541 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 field471 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 Hut215 viewsHome made bug hut that can be mounted or removed from below a tarp.
Wanigan Built this Winter1048 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.
Wanigan954 viewsView with drop in removed.
Wanigan833 viewsAnother View
DIY Reflector506 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 view574 views
DIY Reflector Oven Side view594 views
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