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    New Member Orynge's Avatar
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    Norcal (Chico), Intro

    Name's Justin. In the pic, thats my boy Toby. Live in Chico, Ca. New to hanging i guess, but love DIY. I have made a few HH clones based on stickys patterns, and am currently trying to make a WBBB clone. A lot harder, and already had a pretty major screw up. I also use an UQ made from a poncho liner.

    Lucky for me, Ive got an 85 year old grandma who loves to help me sew, and who knows all the tricks.

    Im real familiar with all the local sources for materials if anyone has questions.

    anyway, if anyone has any cool DIY prjects send em my way, thanks.

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    Well, well, well...a big California howdy Justin. Fasten your seat belt and boot up.
    Mark is the name and If there is more than one way to understand what I just said....I meant the good one.

    Earth First! We'll dirt bike ride the other planets later.

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    Welcome from the other coast. The expression on Toby's face is priceless! Enjoy all the DIY goodness that HF has to offer.
    Syb
    Enjoy the elevation

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    Welcome to HF there are a ton of DIY ideas to be gleaned from the pages. Post some pictures of your projects.
    Terry

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    Welcome! I have a good friend who lives in Chico. You are only the 2nd person I've heard from that small town. Still, small world!

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    welcome to the madness from the other side of the country
    Frosty Butt Hang Jan 2015 .................. Fat Butt Hang April 2015..........Hunger / Halloween Hang Oct 2015

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    I am 18 with 44 years of experience !

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    howdy from another noob.
    I spent a couple weeks around Chico last summer, I really liked the area

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    Senior Member te-wa's Avatar
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    welcome, neighbor. ive been wanting to get out that way to visit the Sierra brewery, maybe sample some kegged Tumbler and Celebration.
    DIY is great, keep it up
    new site! new gear! www.tewaunderquilts.com
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    Welcome from yet another Californian. You have a fun town, used to play the "Chico Invitational Grass Classic" (grass volleyball) back in the day. This is one of the best forums on the web, in content and delivery.
    -Bill

    "...the wolf shows up. Then the entire flock tries desperately to hide behind one lonely sheepdog."
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    New Member Orynge's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by te-wa View Post
    welcome, neighbor. ive been wanting to get out that way to visit the Sierra brewery, maybe sample some kegged Tumbler and Celebration.
    DIY is great, keep it up
    Yeah, Sierra Nevada is one of the perks of this little town. I was down in Phoenix a few years ago for a Dolphins/Cardinals Game. Loved the town, but was glad to be home.

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