Page 1 of 5 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 50

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Senior Member Ramblinrev's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Milton, PA
    Hammock
    Hennessey Explorer Ultralight
    Tarp
    Hennessey Hex
    Insulation
    HH Super Shelter
    Suspension
    ring buckle
    Posts
    7,877
    Images
    101

    Gear-Making Instructional Video Series

    I have completed the We Don't Sew... We Make Gear! series and have added the Zipper video to the collection. In terms of generic techniques or broad based tutorials is there anything else people think would be helpful for the forums? I have been having a lot of fun with these.

    1. Intro

    2. Meet the Beast

    3. K.I.S.S

    4. Behind the Mysteries

    5. Making it Real

    6. Troubleshooting

    7. The Floor Ain't Big Enuf


    8. Hang in Under an Hour

    9. Tarp Tips

    10. Make it Your Own

    11. After Thought

    ..and two more companion videos...

    Perfect Zipper Installation

    Gathered Round Bottom Stuff Sack
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

    "Bless you child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way."
    Mrs. Loftus to Huck Finn

    We Don't Sew... We Make Gear! video series

    Important thread injector guidelines especially for Newbies

    Bobbin Tension - A Personal Viewpoint

  2. #2
    Senior Member GrizzlyAdams's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Illinois
    Hammock
    DIY Bridge, v0.n, where n is large
    Tarp
    depends on season
    Insulation
    DIY UQ
    Posts
    4,664
    Images
    564
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramblinrev View Post
    I have completed the We Don't Sew... We Make Gear! series and have added the Zipper video to the collection. In terms of generic techniques or broad based tutorials is there anything else people think would be helpful for the forums? I have been having a lot of fun with these.
    ah, video-making withdrawal begins to wrap its tentacles around you. "What am I going to do with myself now???" Seeing any pink elephants? <grin>

    seriously though, this was a herculean effort with great benefit to the budding DIYer. Despite the miles of thread I've injected, I picked up some tips myself!

    Grizz
    Last edited by GrizzlyAdams; 01-19-2009 at 13:56.

  3. #3
    Senior Member angrysparrow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    near Memphis, TN
    Hammock
    WB Traveler
    Tarp
    ZPacks CF
    Insulation
    Te-Wa / HG / WB
    Suspension
    Whoopie Hooks
    Posts
    9,686
    Images
    92
    I would also like to express thanks for your efforts in making the whole series. I've learned quite a lot from it.
    I think that when the lies are all told and forgot the truth will be there yet. It dont move about from place to place and it dont change from time to time. You cant corrupt it any more than you can salt salt. - Cormac McCarthy

  4. #4
    Senior Member Ramblinrev's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Milton, PA
    Hammock
    Hennessey Explorer Ultralight
    Tarp
    Hennessey Hex
    Insulation
    HH Super Shelter
    Suspension
    ring buckle
    Posts
    7,877
    Images
    101
    Thanks for the kind words. I am between jobs at the moment. So I have time. If I can use it productively so much the better. I am sure there are other things that could be included, I'm just not sure what they would be.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

    "Bless you child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way."
    Mrs. Loftus to Huck Finn

    We Don't Sew... We Make Gear! video series

    Important thread injector guidelines especially for Newbies

    Bobbin Tension - A Personal Viewpoint

  5. #5
    all secure in sector 7 Shug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Minnesota
    Hammock
    DIY GreenBeanHammock
    Tarp
    DIY Tarps/HG Cuben
    Insulation
    Frankenquilt/Pod
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    16,182
    Images
    62
    Efforts appreciated on my end!!! It is fun creative and labor-intensive work to do.......
    Shug
    Whooooo Buddy)))) All Good in the Backwood Hood.

    Shug's YouTube Videos

  6. #6
    slowhike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Hammock
    DIY, gathered end , w/ spreader
    Tarp
    DIY w/ pull-outs
    Insulation
    DAM/ HG Incubator
    Suspension
    Webbing and rings
    Posts
    10,812
    Images
    319
    Yep, a big thanks Rev!
    Those vids should help lots of us out when we start to wonder about certain aspects of sewing... I mean gear making<G>.
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

  7. #7

    Thanks for the lessons on sewing

    I enjoy learning from your videos, they have been a lot of help and entertainment. I have dusted off my sewing machine and oiled her up. Just waiting on supplies to come in for my first UQ. Thanks

  8. #8
    Senior Member SmokeHouse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Arkansas
    Hammock
    WB bb 1.1, Many 11' DIY
    Tarp
    DIY sil &amp; Multicam
    Insulation
    yeti, Incubators
    Suspension
    Whoopie
    Posts
    1,215
    Images
    49
    Thanks for all your work Rev... great job...

  9. #9
    Senior Member TOB9595's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Flemington, NJ
    Hammock
    HH Explorer Deluxe 2Q's MOD 3
    Tarp
    Large HH Tarp
    Insulation
    XL 3in self inflat
    Suspension
    Whoopiesling/strap
    Posts
    788
    I had missed this great series till now

    Thanks for sharing this Rev.
    Tom

  10. #10
    Senior Member canoeski's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    South-central Wisconsin
    Hammock
    HH UExpl; WBBB; JRB BMBH
    Tarp
    CCS; HH Hex; WB Su
    Insulation
    MW-3, Sierra Sniv
    Suspension
    Woopie, Dutch Clip
    Posts
    319
    Thanks Rev!
    With all the DIY projects here, I was thinking I ought to go back and try sewing again.
    I did a few camping projects 20 yrs ago, but after I ran the needle from the machine through my finger, I figure it was too dangerous. That machine just scares me. (although I have no problems using a table saw, bandsaw, router, or any number of other sharp woodworking tools. Go figure.)
    Not all who wander are lost.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-25-2013, 14:23
  2. VIDEO: Gear Talk - What's in my Pack Series
    By SteelerNation in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 12-08-2011, 09:08
  3. Making Great Gear vid series... What do you want to know?
    By Ramblinrev in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-19-2010, 08:49
  4. Video: We Don't Sew... We Make Gear! Part 5 Making It Real
    By Ramblinrev in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-13-2009, 22:19

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •