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The Lost Art of Lashing

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ChrisFox:
Found this while on going down the rabbit hole over at Low Tech Magazine.

http://makeprojects.com/Project/The-Lost-Art-of-Lashing/955/1



drthumbs:
Lashing is a great skill.  When I was a kid in Boy scouts we use to build towers and bridges and all sorts of camp implaments.  Our talles towe was about 30 tall made with nothing but rope and wood

chezrad:
Got beaten to the punch but this is exactly why we teach this stuff in Boy Scouts. (And whatever family happens to be along gets a bonus education as well!!)

Mr. Red Beard (UKtheBUNNY):
+1


--- Quote from: drthumbs on February 04, 2012, 08:43:35 AM ---When I was a kid in Boy scouts we use to build towers and bridges and all sorts of camp implaments.  Our talles towe was about 30 tall made with nothing but rope and wood

--- End quote ---

Same here

This is great. I know what my son and I are doing soon.

drthumbs:


This was not the tallest, but the only one I have a photo of

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