Backyard Bushcraft

Discussion in 'Bushcraft' started by Hanzo, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Little monkey finished her sleepover at a buddy's. After I picked her up, she was ready to eat, so...


    And she was tired from too much playing and not enough sleeping, so I rigged a hammock and tarp on the clothesline poles for her.

    One end of the ridge line was a Sinerian hitch, the other was a figure 8 truckers hitch.


    The tarp was connect to the ridge through the loops and adjusted with Prussik knots.


    Today, guying was a combo. Bungees and string.



    The guy lines were attached to the tarp with Siberian hitches also.


    All quick release. And adjustable.

    Beautiful day.


    The USMC field tarp, while smaller, does a better job of providing shade.


    Before I could finish writing this up, monkey got her second wind and is waiting for me to play dodge ball.
  2. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Oh, I used webbing straps for the hammock today.

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  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Great pic at the Sushi house!!

    Oh, and good job with the tarp, too!! :D
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  4. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Monkey was sooo tired. She fell asleep before 6. And I made one of her favorite dinners too.
  5. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Iron Chef'd it. We had a big slab of salmon so I made...




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  6. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    That constitutes torture!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Love Lomi Lomi Salmon....!! [​IMG]
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  7. Hanzo

    Hanzo Monkey+++

    Sat in my hammock with some hot chocolate and looked at the evening sky and listened to koke frogs in the yard.


    It started to rain so I took everything down for the night. But got the last bit of practice in. Took everything down and packed away in the dark. That's one of the advantages of knowing your knots and set up. Everything can be done by feel.
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  8. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Making me hungry buddy ;)
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