read about whoppie slings and dynaglide(if you weigh 170 or less) whoppie slings (slowbro)
- locked brummels (opie)
- fixed eye splices
read about adjustable ridgelines (opie, etc)
read about differential baffled uq's
learn how to sew
read about myog tarping
read about continuous ridgelines (me and teedee)
read about prussic guyline tieouts (opie)
read about insultex
do all that, and you should be up to speed somewhat.
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