(I) Student Practice for Lashing Project

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  1. Chuck-Cook

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    A little lean to action
    Tripod lashing and square lashing

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    Made a kindling rack using the shear and square lashings:
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    Here is my submission for lashing a camp project.

     
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    Lashed up a tripod smoker for dinner tonight.

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    Square lash for the cross members and grill.

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    Bushclass Intermediate – Lash a Camp Project

    A little late in posting this, but here we go. I headed into the local state forest last weekend to work on lashing a camp project. I decided on making a table that I can use to help complete some of the other intermediate bush classes. I used cotton rope in case I can’t get back to the spot for some reason. All sticks used were deadfall located in the area I chose. I found 4 decent trees and got to work setting up the frame with the square lash. I quickly realized I could only tighten the cotton cordage so much before it would snap, so I tried to use some additional wraps instead. Once the two sticks and 4 lashings created the frame between the trees, I set out to find enough sticks to cover the tabletop. They are wedged into place. If I have problems with them moving during future projects, I’ll break out the cordage again and lash all the top sticks in place as well.

    I also wanted to try the tripod lash. I found three decent branches that were relatively straight and cut them to the same length. The lashing went together quickly to create the tripod. I am thinking of adding a shelf to the tripod for a second table. Fun project and hopefully I will be able to use the table for some time while working on other classes. If not, the string and wood should go back to nature on their own.


    Thanks for looking.

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  6. OMRebel

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    Nothing very fancy, but here are the two lashings I used when setting up my shelter this weekend. I made a tripod to use for one side of my ridge line. However, when tightening the line, the tripod wanted to pull toward the tree. To solve that, I staked the far end of the tripod and lashed it to the stake.

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  7. Joash

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    Quick A-Frame for a shelter and then a quadpod for a tipi.

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    I had hernia surgery recently, so I have been trying to do classes in my backyard. First up is the tripod lash 0207171256.jpg 0207171259.jpg Full paint can to show strength. Next is the square lash. 0207171332.jpg 0207171333.jpg Last is the shear lash. 0207171123.jpg 0207171237.jpg
     
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    Taken a while to get back to it, but alas...
    The loose wrap around the top is where I bring the toggle up to keep it higher from the flames (warming).
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    Went out to build a new camp yesterday. Great site as it's beside a creek, but more importantly, right beside a cedar stand, which has given a lot of building materials. Yesterday, built the tripod for cooking, but also built a table to work at. Tripod lashing for the tripos (built three of them, the fire tripod and the two ends of the table) and square lashing for the table top supports. The first square lashing was a little rough, but they got much stronger after that, which was satisfying.
     

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  11. jswi2374

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    Waterwlf06,
    I just wanted to thank you for verbalizing your rationale for using biodegradable cotton rope and pointing out that the wood you used was deadfall. You clearly have and show your respect for the woods around you. IMHO, it is easy to pretend that as "bushcrafters" the woods belong to us but the reality is opposite. I think that bushcrafting an area gives us more responsibility to keep it clean, safe and healthy. We belong to the woods and the respect we give is returned...
     
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    Didn't have much time to play today but made this tripod while picking up sticks in the yard. The wrap and frap picture didn't turn out but it was 2 wraps and 3 fraps. Sadly, I had to take it apart before I was caught goofing off.
     
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    Bushclass Intermediate- Lash a Camp Project
    With the weather looking iffy, I gathered some deadwood poles and lashed together a shelter.
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    1. poles gathered up 2. clove hitch to start 3. I am a gangsta wrapper 4. frapping 5. two tripods and crossbeam up 6. tarp attached 7. square lashing cross pieces to reinforce the tripods 8. finished shelter 8. here comes the rain again
     
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    I got to do an overnight last weekend and decided I needed a chair for camp. Started with three sticks of juniper and a clove hitch.
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    Took a few wraps and fraps and made sure it was all taut.
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    I used a square lash on the bottom to lash a stick to the tripod to form a seat.
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    The chair was a nice addition to my small camp.
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  15. Wolfcri

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    On a recent outing, I used lashing and knots for a couple things around camp.

    I made this nightstand for use next to my hammock. I separated the three strands of my #36 bank line so I only needed a 6' length.

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    I used a friends yellow synthetic line and bank line tie-outs to put up this blue tarp. Prusiks, taught line hitches, clove hitches, and a few others.

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    I couldn't find much tall stuff to make a lean-to frame or anything because all the dead stuff had been used up by campers over the past couple of weeks so for this task I made a tripod with a crossbar just to practice the lashings. I used the tripod lashing and square lashing for this little project. IMG_2385.JPG
     
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    I lashed a tripod for the camp fire in my spot. Of course, there isn't a straight piece of wood to be found nearby, but I think this will be ok for a pot hanger and such. One tripod lashing and two square lashings.

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    Thanks for looking @Sgt. Mac !
     
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    These are two shots from January 7th of this year. Yeah, it's been a while, but I'm getting re-invigorated for Bushclass. I had my oldest son out there with me. The temperature was 15 degress, then the wind started blowing through camp. In an effort to mitigate this, my buddy and I threw up a lean to with some spars on both the horizontal and vertical, and I tied them off with about 12 square lashings. We then threw up a tarp and tied it at the grommets and with some sheetbends. This worked for a little bit, then one of our party started to get really cold. I then used some other spars and demonstrated the tripod lashing for the group. All of these spars are about 14 to 16 feet. We then raised the tripod up over our fire, added some more spars to the structure, then wrapped the whole in two extra tarps, with a smoke hole at top. With the small fire going inside, the temperature quickly climbed to about 30 degrees inside, maybe more, and the wind was kept off.

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    Here's my little lashing project. I made a Roycroft style pack frame.

    Three thunb sized sticks
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    Skinned with the tracker knife
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    Square lashings on the bottom
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    Sheer lashing on the top
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    All packed up with some thicker rope for shoulder straps:
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    Thanks for looking!
     
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    Made a travois
    Used a shear lashing and a square lashing

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    Finished project
     
  23. Wolfcri

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    Pack frame
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    I lashed together a tripod using tripod lashing for a camp chair. I then square lashed the seat in place about knee high. Both lashes got the 3 wrap and 2 to 3 fraps. I ran low on cord, gotter done tho. Thanks for looking!

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    Lashed a chair frame. These poles were provided by the Scout Master for an outing attended. This frame is more suited for a scout that an adult... I broke it.

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  26. Bushcraft-kelso

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    Made a tripod for the yard camp area, used the ole tripod lash.. IMG_20180227_172310.jpg goat approved.. also made my kiddo the makings of a improvised foraging pack.. a shear lash and square lashing.. IMG_20180227_172417.jpg has a 9oz canvas bag I'm gonna wax and attach with toggles.. also goat approved.. lashing project complete!
     
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    So took my son camping for his 8th birthday this weekend and will be doing a trip report on the whole thing but I got this class done while out. Bonus was I got to teach him how to do lashings and that there are more uses for a fire than hotdogs coffee and s’mores. The tripod lashing was for hanging the pot for coffee and the square lashing created a sock drying rack after he slipped into a creek.

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    Lashed together a frame for a solar shower

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    I unfortunately don't have a permanent camp spot, but I DO, have a backyard that I'm in a lot. I wanted a table that I could set my drink and book on while in my hammock and I thought this would be perfect for that.

    I used both the square and the shear lashings. It wasn't exactly pretty, but it was functional!

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    Using a shear and two square lashes I created this roycroft pack frame. I have made a blanket roll pack before, but this is way nicer and a lot of fun to create!
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    Made a chair. Tripod lashing for the top, square lashing for the cross brace. Notched the brace, but that ended up not being necessary.
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    Some camp improvements

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    This is a combo table/seat that perfectly fits in depression in that tree. Lashed with 550 inner cords.

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    Next I made a gear rack that I could also use to keep some wood off the ground between trips. This was lashed with vines.
     
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    For my lashing camp project I worked on making a sling chair. Started by tying a clove hitch:

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    Then made the tripod lashings and set my tripod up:

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    After I tied another clove hitch and made two square lashings for the cross member:

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    Then adjust for hight and had my chair:

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    Thank you,

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    Fine lashings for a table top.

    If that was to be used for a reflector and cordage is at a premium, you can let gravity do some of the work. Drive the vertical posts firmly into the ground, secure the cordage at the bottom of each side with a clove hitch. Then run just one diagonal over each horizontal on each side, followed by a horizontal behind the posts on each side to get the cord back into position for the next diagonal. Repeat as necessary.
     
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  37. Brew-Jitsu

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    Lashed up a little table/bench on the last outing. Strong enough for gear but started falling down a bit as a chair. I will continue to practice this because it was really nice to put gear there.

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    A Tripod Lashing with a Shear Lashing to create a adjustable pot hook and stand.
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  39. MrFixIt

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    My submission for a lashed camp project:

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    Sweet gum saplings for materials.

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    Lashed to a tree and the uprights were pounded into the ground.

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    Small stove cooking area and tool storage.
     
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  40. HannahT

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    Here are my lashings! This was a Roycroft pack frame, and the cordage is kind of a conglomeration :D Some was string off a feed sack, and some was braided/twisted from pieces off the sack.

    Square lash
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    Shear lash
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    Finished project
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