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    Default Primitive pack frame-canoe chair

    While going thru my stuff, still cooled than heck out, found the straps, that I put in the "special place, where I won't forget where they are".

    So with y'alls inspiration aqn making stuff, I decided to put them on the canoe chair, doubles as a pack frame.

    Two different versions:
    The pack and the pack basket.
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    Maybe give y'all some ideas?
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    Dang it, Hunter! You put the basket square in front of the game!!!!!

    Oh, yea. That's a nice set up. Sort of a multi, multi, multi, multi-use item. Did you also make the chair?

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    Very cool. I like it.
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    No, but I did make a couple of hides into raw hide, with the idea of doing a couple more.

    Straps aren't completely done yet, still looking for the 4 brass rings I got for the adjustable buckles.
    So tomorrow, off to the craft store, and if I can't find the rings, gonna use leather lacing for the strap adjustment.
    These pic's were taken in my "winter shop", basement.
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    Well just don't crank that karaoke machine up too loud. You know how the neighbors are about loud music.

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    Seen that huh? LOL, like I tell DW, I'm not just a pretty face!

    That karaoke machine only proves that alcohol and enthusiasm always out weighs talent and good sense.

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    thats really neat. a pack frame that doubles as a chair, or vice-versa. I can't find a pack I like so I'm making my own. Now I have to barter with my woodworking friend to make me a frame/chair like this. I'll always have a place to sit and it'll make carrying my few pieces of gear a lot easier on the old backbone.
    You guys keep giving me great ideas for new projects... I gotta get some old ones done!
    I like that H63. thanks for sharing!
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    This chair is made of bent oak, but I thinking that willow would be strong enough to do the same thing.

    Have a stand of willow in the corner of my lower field, at the "Place".
    If the beavers and muskrats didn't get it, I gonna harvest some.
    They really cleaned me out the last couple of years, grows fast, but might have to wait till fall.

    My plan is to make a couple of "willow backs", basically a willow mat that can be used for a chair or bunk.
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    That's pretty slick, Hunter. Stairman posted on a tripod camp chair a while back. I would think that would serve very well for the willow mat. Just replace the cloth with the willow. Just a thought.

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    Very nice work, inventive also. I don't backpack and still working on a recliner for the ATV.
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    Holy carp, That's Donny and Ziggy......
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