Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Constructing Tipis
Re: Constructing Tipis
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 21:44:32 -0500
2nd try to post to the list...
Steve Cobb Wrote:
>Is there anyone on the list that could point me to a web site about
>constructing a tipi?
I went through this about 10 years ago...
I spent months researching and pricing. I finally found access to an
machine that would hold a 24' tipi.
After pricing the high quality canvas, and calculated the wasted meterial,
I discovered it was
cheaper to buy one already made!!! (bought from Panther Primatives and LOVE
I then thought that I could MAKE my own poles...
I tried PVC, electrical conduit, 2x2's, 2x4's... Nothing worked correctly.
I bought REAL
poles from Rembrant Leather for $17 each! They were cheaper than the
Mark Wilbur - Allogagaw (He who serves)
"Used to be an OWL NC-513 (312-35-1984), Always be an Eagle (1973)"
Scoutmaster (since 1986) Troop 374 St. Louis, Mo.